Update November 27: C5C and C5B are QRT due to equipment failure. Nearly 14000 contacts in the log.
Update November 5: Operation from Bijol Island, AF-060, will be on November 10 and using the call C5B.
Gerard F5NVF will stay in Gambia until November 30, so C5C will continue to be on the air, mainly in CW & FT8.
Update November 3: According to their Twitter page there is a possibility that they can be active as C5C/P tomorrow from Bijol Island, AF-060.
Update October 23: F5NVF and M0NPT are on their way to The Gambia.
Update October 18: Suggested planned frequencies are:
CW - 3526, 7026, 10102, 14026, 18086, 21026, 24906 and 28023 kHz
SSB - 3797*, 7197**, 14275***, 18120, 21275, 24955 and 28465 kHz
FT8/FT4 - 3567, 7056, 10131, 14095, 18095, 21091, 24911 and 28081 kHz (NO F/H)
They will listen up on all CW frequencies.
* up 10 USA, down 10 EU
** up 10 / down 5
*** + 5/10 up
Update October 2: They will be active on all bands with an IC-705 and Expert 1.3 amp using CW, SSB, FT8. Also on the QO-100 satellite if possible, between October 28th and November 8th.
Update September 7: Jean-Francois (ex-6W7RV) will also be member of the group.
Update August 28: Dates set to October 24 to November, 19, 2021. Operators: F5RAV, F5NVF and M0NPT.
They will be on HF Bands and possibly also via QO-100 satellite.
They are planning to be active also in CQ WW DX SSB Contest, 30 - 31 October 2021
Update May 12: His license to operate from Gambia includes the 60m band.
F5RAV informs at DX-World that the C5C license has been renewed and that maybe Gerard, F5NVF and Abdel, M0NPT will be QRV from The Gambia in October or November, depending on Covid-19 evolution.
QRV in CW, SSB, Digi & Sat.
QSL via F5RAV.
More information in the comming months.