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Russian DXpedition Team presents

A25RU

BOTSWANA 2021

Intro

Dear DXers!
Russian DXpedition Team proud to announce DXpedition
to Botswana, in southern Africa. 
Our team will be active on HF bands and QO-100 SAT (depends on propagation) in CW, SSB and FT8 modes during 12 days.
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DXCC entry:  Botswana
QTH:  nr. Gaborone
ITU zone:  57
CQ zone:  38
GRID square:  KG25

Plans

13.03.2021
Expedition start
Flight from Moscow,Russia to Gaborone,Botswana
14.03.2021
15.03.2021
15.03.2021
30.03.2021
Building up the position
Installing the antennas, limited activity
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Expedition on the air!
Full-scale activity
31.03.2021
 QRT
Dismantling position and boarding the plane back to the north.

Equipment & antennas

RADIO 1 
RADIO 2 
RADIO 3 
RADIO 4
Antenna 1 
Antenna 2 
Antenna 3
Antenna 4 
Antenna 5 
Antenna 6 
            RX
Bands
Modes
Elecraft K-3 + PA SPE 1,3 K - FA
Elecraft K-3 + PA home made
2 el. GP for 40m
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2 el. GP for 30m
EE SunSDR DX + PA HLA-300
Multiband GP 40-10m
Various wires
Spiderbeam 5 bands
ICOM IC-7000 (2 pcs)
GP @16,5 m. for 80-160m
Beverage, Double Flag
All bands 160 - 10 m, QO-100 SAT
CW, SSB, FT-8 (F/H mode, WSJT-X 2.0 software)

The team

Vasily R7AL
Previous activities:
EP6RRC (AS-189) C96RRC (AF-088) C96RRC (AF-066) R24RRC (AS-114) RI0C (AS-069) R24RRC (AS-044) R23RRC (AS-091) UE23RRC (AS-142) R7AL/0 (AS-172) R7AL/1 (EU-119); Also EU-066, EU-117, EU-133, EU-162, EU-180, EU-185 
Vasily RA1ZZ
Previous activities:
EP6RRC (AS-189) C96RRC (AF-088) C96RRC (AF-066) R24RRC (AS-114) RI0C (AS-069) UE23RRC (AS-142) RI1PT (EU-188) RI0X (AS-064) RI1N, RA1ZZ/p (EU-162) 
Vlad RK8A
Aleksei RL5F
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Previous activities:
EP6RRC (AS-189) C96RRC (AF-088) C96RRC (AF-066) R24RRC (AS-114) RI0C (AS-069) R24RRC (AS-044) R23RRC (AS-091) UE23RRC/p (AS-025) 
Previous activities:
EP6RRC (AS-189) C96RRC (AF-088) ES1CH/0 (EU-034) P3A

The team

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Vasily R7AL
Previous activities:
7Q7RU XR8RRC (AS-032) E44RU XR0ZRC (SA-003) XR1RRC (SA-069) TA0/R7AL (AS-115) R205NEW (AS-205) R26RRC (AS-204) EP6RRC (AS-189) C96RRC (AF-088) C98RRC (AF-066) R24RRC (AS-114) RI0C (AS-069) R24RRC (AS-044) R23RRC (AS-091) UE23RRC (AS-142) R7AL/0 (AS-172); Also EU-066, EU-117, EU-119, EU-133, EU-147,
EU-162, EU-180, EU-185 
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Leo RW9JZ
Previous activities:
E44RU XR0ZRC (SA-003) XR8RRC (SA-032) CT9/RW9JZ (AF-014) EA8/RW9JZ (AF-004) EA6/RW9JZ (EU-004) TA4/RW9JZ
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Vlad R9LR
Previous activities:
7Q7RU RI1F (EU-190) 8Q7LR (AS-013) S79LR (AF-024 & AF-033)
XV9LR 9M2/RA9LR RT9K/0 (AS-203) R120LY R22BIA RR110RAEM
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Mike RU3UR
Previous activities:
TX7M & TX5A (OC-027) TX3T (OC-046) P3N (AS-004)
EF8R (AF-004) CN2AA
Off - site team
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Vasily RA1ZZ
Technical support
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Alex RW5С
Logistical support
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Victor UA3AKO
Our Pilot station

Support

Our team is kindly grateful for your support!
Corporate sponsors
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Individual Sponsors
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Val ON8AH
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Individual Donors
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R2DFD, Pavel
K6MAA, Alex
RK7A, Andy
K2BB, Alex
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R6YY, Serge
K7TM, Bob
UA3FF, Serge
RL4A, Nick
R8WF, Vlad
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YU1LD, Miki
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OZ4AAL, Niels
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AJ9C, Mike
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K4KSV, David
PB7Z, Bernard
DL8BFV, Seb
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KO4AXD, Brian
N0PP, Geo
OK1MP, Milos
K6UIP, Neil
VA3DF, Doug
IT9DAA, Corrado
ES4AW, Andrei
WB0N, Bert
DJ6TF, Thomas
NF1G, Paul
ZS1XG, Simon
K4AWM, Alan
DL3HRZ, Rolf
VE1ZAC, Jeff
JA4DQX, Hideo
K5AV, John
W7RH, Bob
LX1EA, Ed
N2RSC, Dave
HA5OLA, Robert
PP6EW, Luis
PA7RA, Rien
K1DCA, Don
K5CD, Zijad
KH6U, John
KO5T, Toby
W1KDA, Ron
LA7NO, Per-Tore
K7EAZ, Ken
K5KV, Benson
KJ7TEA, Tom
N2OA, Dave
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G4BWP, Fred
VO1HP, Frank
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N4II, Ed
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JA5IU, Yoshi
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K6ND, Will
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RV6LL, Vladimir
N1PGA, John
DK3CG, Rudolf
VE3NI, Daniel
UA9OC, Victor
LA3PK, Jan
NE1B, Bill
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RU3U, Vladimir
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R6AW, Tom
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K4XL, Ken
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DF2GH, Hans
RW3RN, Alex
KU4UK, Russ
K9EXY, Rick
DL4ZAB, Ben
UA6YW, Aliy
DL7AU, Holger
EI2CN, Douglas
EA4OR, Nacho
RT5D, Serge
EA5E, Elmo
R0SR, Igor
UA6CEY, Andy
RW3WR, Yuri
UA3123SWL, Eugene
R3DL, Amir
RA4HPI, Dmitri
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How to donate

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For donation in USD
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For donation in Euro
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Сбербанк России
Карта VISA Сбербанка России
4276 3000 4274 2083
Владелец: Пинчук Василий Васильевич

Contacts & QSL info

For message to our team please use this form

Thank you for your message!

Expedition pilot:
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DXpedition logs will be uploaded to Club log daily.
Please, check your QSOs and do not make a dupes !!
OQRS will be opened only after the end of dxpedition.
Fast LoTW for Donors and Direct OQRS.
For QSL-request please use log search form under the text
or go directly to Club Log
 Online logs and QSL request

Club Log OQRS  is strictly preferable!

It's Fast, Easy and Safe method to receive your QSL-card.

But if for some reason you are unable to use Club Log, please make a direct PayPal payment (Don't forget to write your callsign).

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Информация для российских радиолюбителей

QSL можно получить любым из трех способов:

1) Перевод (100 руб.) на карту VISA (номер карты указан выше) с обязательным указанием своего позывного

2) Письмо на домашний адрес R7AL с QSL и обратным конвертом

3) Запрос QSL на БЮРО через систему Club Log OQRS

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This plaque is issued for contacts with A25RU.

To get this Plaque you need to make 3 QSOs on different bands or modes with our DXpedition.

 More info here.