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

Press release – March 1st

Saturday, 01 March 2014 by

The Amsterdam DXpedition has been the focus of many DXers in the last few weeks. Our friends are now back home with more than 170,000 contacts in the log. Congratulations! While waiting for the update of their website you can find some superb pictures and a short article on the TAAF’s website (click here) Concerning

F4BKV joined the team

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 by

Vincent F4BKV, who was already helping us in the organization, is now joining the team as operator.

Vincent is well known for his multiples expeditions to DXCC and IOTA in the recent years (more than 80 IOTA groups activated) and he is familiar with remote islands conditions. He was part of the successful VP6T in 2012, together with another Tromelin team member Michel FM5CD.

Welcome in the team Vincent.

Size matter

Monday, 13 January 2014 by

The interest generated by the announcement of our project a few weeks ago is extremely important.

We expect you to live this adventure with us and its organization throughout the year and to share with you our passion for these remote lands.

In due course, we will give some details about the different aspects of the project, but you will find below some answers to questions related to the size of the team, the logistics and the organization required.

Thanks to our donators and a new logo

Monday, 30 December 2013 by

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