FT4TA – Tromelin 2014 – The video !

Sunday, 27 September 2015 by

During the last months we have been very glad to present our DX expedition on Tromelin Island, FT4TA in a large number of countries.  We have shared with many of you this amazing  adventure during DX conventions, meetings and hamfest. Each time, our team has been warmly welcomed, thanks. In addition to our book (available

QSL Update (July 5th 2015)

Sunday, 05 July 2015 by

Yann F1NGP, our QSL manager has replied to thousands of QSL cards (OQRS, direct) and buro too. From the beginning of QSL process, we have used the philatelic stamp to reply. Sometimes the delay between request and answer has been a bit long but many of you enjoyed the envellopes sent from Tromelin island. Now, the

Photos of Tromelin 2014 – FT4TA

Thursday, 27 November 2014 by

We are very happy to share with you some pictures of our mission “Tromelin 2014”, FT4TA. We took a lot of photos and we have selected only a couple of them. In the meantime, we are writing the stories for the magazines. The video of FT4TA will be available in 2015. We will keep you

Departure for Mayotte for our 7 operators

Monday, 27 October 2014 by

In a handful of hours, the totality of the team will meet in Mayotte island (FH) which will be finally our starting point. Some operators are already there, others are about to arrive. After ultimate checks, we will fly toward Tromelin thursday morning at the crack of dawn. We hope to start the operations in

Conversation with Jacques FR5ZU…

Friday, 10 October 2014 by

What we can easily say, is that the island of Tromelin does not leave indifferent its visitors. Feelings are very differents from one person to another. Is that due to the insulation on this square kilometer of sand with the ocean all around ? Let’s meet one of those who came on the island to brave the loneliness, the ocean’s spray and

One more thing…

Saturday, 20 September 2014 by

In just a month, we’ll leave Europe for Tromelin. Except for a major event, this communication should be the last before departure. It seems important to us to point out the objectives to you that we fixed ourselves. Initially, we will seek to maximize the number of contacts to give everyone a chance whatever their

Press release – August 26th 2014

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 by

We have just passed the 100 days mark before the beginning of our FT4TA operation to the island of Tromelin. Since the last official press release many things have evolved well; we are extremely fortunate. Thanks to the strong mobilization around our project, we are relatively trustful in the fact of being able to gather

Shipment of our equipment

Friday, 13 June 2014 by

A great step was done yesterday with the shipment of the 3 boxes containing the equipment. They are on the way for Marseille (Southern France) where they will be embarked at the end of the month on a boat heading to Réunion island. That puts an end to several intensive weeks devoted to the construction

A piece of faraway territories

Monday, 21 April 2014 by

Philately is one of the activity of the TAAF with more than 600 stamps emitted since 1995. Each collection counts between 12 and 15 stamps of various facial values. Besides these emissions, some commemorative stamps can be emitted to illustrate an event, a birthday, a character or a demonstration. These stamps can be used only

First tests

Saturday, 19 April 2014 by

 The things evolve quickly and we enter now in a concrete phase of the project since we must gather, test and pack the equipment which will be used on the island. Right now, we received the masts which we will use for the VDA and verticals 80 & 160m. Thanks to Andreas DL9USA@ Spiderbeam for