Members of the Cape Town Amateur Radio Centre set up a JOTA field station for the Bergvliet Scout and Girl Guides on the weekend of 17 / 18 October 2015
. The location was the Scout- & Girl Guide Hall in Glen Alpine Way, Bergvliet in the Cape Town southern suburbs.
The antennas used were the club's WD3ZZ dipole for 40 & 80 metres, as well as a TA33 beam antenna on a lightweight rotator.
Present during various parts of the weekend were: ZS1FW
/Paul and ZR1HPC
/Hylton. Thank you to those who assisted with setting up the station on Friday, , operating it during the weekend and dismantling the station after 10h30 on Sunday.
In spite of relatively poor propagation- and solar figures, (on 18 October the Sunspot Number was 51
, the Solar Flux was 89
, the A Index was at 22
and the K index at 2
) contact was made with several other JOTA stations during the course of the weekend.
Grateful thanks to Noel / ZS1FW, for providing the initiative behind the event, and to Paul / ZS1S and John / ZS1AGH for the photos.