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RUssian DXpedition Team presents:

the Kingdom of Eswatini

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3DA0RU

October - November, 2021

Intro

Russian DXpedition team is glad to annonce a trip to Kindom of Eswatini (Swaziland). We plan to be active with four radios in all HF bands. Thank you for your support and see you soon on the air!

QTH

CallSign:  3DA0RU
DXCC entry:  Eswatini (3DA0)
QTH:  nr Mbabane
ITU zone:  57
CQ zone:  38
Coordinates:  26° 32' 57'' S   31° 18' 39'' E
GRID square:  KG53pk

Plans

20.10.2021
Expedition start
Team meeting in Moscow. Departure to Johanesburg, South Africa.
21.10.2021
The way to Mbabane, Eswatini
The way from Johanesburg airport to our QTH in Eswatini by the car.
22.10.2021
Setup the station
Setup the station and first antennas at our QTH.
22.10.2021
07.11.2021
3DA0RU on the air!
Activity on the air from Eswatini and continue to setting up new antennas.
08.11.2021
3DA0RU QRT
Dismantling the radio camp and prepare for leaving Eswatini.
09.11.2021
10.11.2021
Way back
The team leaves Eswatini and take a way to home.

Equipment & antennas

RADIO 1 
RADIO 2 
RADIO 3 
RADIO 4 
RADIO 5 
RADIO 6 
RADIO 7 
RADIO 8 
RADIO 9 
Elecraft K-3 + PA Expert K1,3-FA 1 KW (CW, SSB)
Elecraft K-3 + PA Expert K1,3-FA 1 KW (CW, SSB)
SUN SDR2-DX + PA Mercury 1 KW (CW, SSB)
Elecraft K-3 + PA KPA-500 500 W (DIGITAL)
Elecraft K-3 + tube PA home made 500 W (DIGITAL)
ICOM IC-7000 + tube PA home made 500 W (DIGITAL)
ICOM IC-7300 + PA Mercury 1 KW (DIGITAL)
IC-7000 (Reserve)
SDR RX Perseus (SWL)
Antenna 1 
Antenna 2 
Antenna 3 
Antenna 4 
Antenna 5 
Antenna 6 
Antenna 7 
Antenna 8 
Antenna 9 
Antenna 10 
Antenna 11 
Antenna 12 
Antenna 13 
Antenna 14 
Antenna 15 
Antenna 16 
Antenna 17 
Antenna 18 
Antenna 19 
INV L 26m high for 160m
2 el. GP for 40m
GP 1/4 for 80m
Hex beam for 20, 17, 15, 12, 10m
2 el. GP for 30m
Spider beam for 20, 15, 10m
Spider beam for 20, 15, 10m
Spider beam for 30, 17, 12m
HB9CV for 10m
HB9CV for 12m
HB9CV for 6m
Multi-band GP 40-10m (1)
INV V for 40/80m
GP DL2KQ for 160-40m 18m high
Multi-band GP 40-10m (2)
INV V for 60m
Beverage RX antenna for 160, 80m (EU)
Beverage RX antenna for 160, 80m (NA)
Beverage RX antenna for 160, 80m (AS)
Bands
Modes
160, 80, 60, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12, 10, 6 m
CW, SSB, FT-8 (F/H mode, WSJT-X 2.0 software)
Vasily R7AL

The team

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R7AL Vasily 
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OK8AU Slav 
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RA1ZZ Vasily 
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R5EC Nick 
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RK8A Vlad 
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UB9WLJ Albert 
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RW9JZ Leo 
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SP6EQZ Wlodek 

On - site support

Off - site support

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RW5C Alexander
DXpedition pilot

Sponsors

Clubs & foundations
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 Equipment sponsors
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Individual sponsors
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ON8AH Val 
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DJ8NK Jan 
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W9EWZ Robert 
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JA8UIV Hisa 
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RD4A Alexander 
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R5DD Dima 
Donors
DJ6YX Tom
G3TQZ Roger
JA6FIO Sai
JG0CQK
 Hiko
JR4CZM Aki
K1JX Clarke
K4MW Joel
LA5IIA Johnny
LA5LJA Lars
N6HE Ray
OH2ID Tomi
ON4IZ Doc
R7FZ Vladimir
R8KAN Gena
RC2SB Dmitry

RK3SWB RRTU Club
RL4A Nick
RM2P
 Toly
RN5X Egor
RU3OW
 Yuri
RU3SD Vasily
RU4A Alexey
RW4C Dmitriy
RW9HSB Alexandr
UA1ZZ Avinir
UA3AKI Alexander

UC4I Stan
UD7K
 Nickolay
UN2G Eugene
VE3NI Daniel

How to donate

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For donation in USD
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For donation in Euro
PayPal account
Сбербанк России
Карта MasterCard Сбербанка России
4276 2200 1735 2702, или по номеру телефона
Владелец карты: Суханов Василий Авинирович
 

Contacts & QSL info

For message to our team please use this form

Thank you for your message!

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Expedition pilot / coordinator:
QSL manager:
Full DXpedition log will uploaded to Club log and LoTW.
Fast LoTW upload for donors and sponsors
QSL is OK via buro or direct.
For QSL-request please use log search form.
For Sponsors and Donors QSLs will be sent direct automatically!
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The Plaque "Eswatini 2021 3DA0RU".

This plaque is issued for contacts with the Team 3DA0RU. To get this Plaque you need to work 3 QSO on different bands or modes with 3DA0RU. More info here.
3DA0RU Online log and QSL request