LIEP√JAS un GOTLANDES
2000
RADIOAMATIERU SALIDOJUMS


 

We were 12 persons from Gotland Radioamateur Club (GRK) who visited some friends in Liepaja in july 2000. Here is some pictures from the touristbrochure...

 

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Image01.jpg (12155 bytes) This is "Madamen" who was supposed to take us over to Latvia...
Image02.jpg (10696 bytes) Sunshine and calm...
Image05.jpg (10966 bytes) Eric/SM1TDE is hanging up an antenna for 80 m. When he pushed down the key the boats autopilot went crazy and the boat begun to go in circles :-)
Image06.jpg (7807 bytes) 8 hours later... The Pavilosta harbor.
Image12.jpg (7545 bytes) We kept us clean...
Image14.jpg (7322 bytes) ...had something to drink...
Image17.jpg (18071 bytes) ...and ate a little bit... Eric/SM1ALH says YAMMY...
Image18.jpg (19080 bytes) ...while Eric/SM1TDE is happy with the russian sparkling wine :-)
Image15.jpg (14204 bytes) Gotland and Latvian amateurs together...
Image26.jpg (13541 bytes) Later there was a party at the hotel... Eric/SM1TDE, Dagge/SM1NVX and Rolf/SM1NFH are having a bite...
Image28.jpg (12517 bytes) ...as well as Eric/SM1ALH, Ilmars/YL2FC, Andris/YL2GQG, Kim/SM1TDX and Janis.
Image31.jpg (12273 bytes) Lars/SM1CAI and  Eric/SM1ALH are happy...
Image32.jpg (12454 bytes) ...as well as me, Dagge/SM1NVX and Rolf/SM1NFH.
ks323.jpg (11536 bytes) Eyeball QSO with Henrijs/YL2GRF.
Image38.jpg (9765 bytes) Late evening at the hotel room - Kim/SM1TDX, Dagge/SM1NVX and me.
Image39.jpg (32518 bytes) We did some sight-seeing also. Here is a pile of wood....
Image41.jpg (11421 bytes) ...and here is a soviet VLF station ( 10-20 kHz ). A number of 200 m high towers were around the site.
Image42.jpg (23801 bytes) Here is the tower base...
ks265.jpg (10054 bytes) ...and this is the transmitter building, looks like a bunker.
Image44.jpg (14174 bytes) Stork is common in Latvia.
Image47.jpg (12704 bytes) Some houses needed some paint....
Image50.jpg (13902 bytes) ....like this one.
Image49.jpg (21686 bytes) This house needs more than paint !
Image54.jpg (5047 bytes) The beach in Liepaja is many km long. Unfortunately the weather was poor all days we were in Latvia.
ks284.jpg (11534 bytes) But the poor weather could not keep Eric/SM1ALH from taking a dip.
ks277.jpg (10667 bytes) The   W I D E S T    waterfall in Europe...
ks283.jpg (9409 bytes) ....not more dangerous than you can walk over it :-)
ks321.jpg (9966 bytes) Eric/SM1TDE and me chatting with some local people...
ks325.jpg (10067 bytes) Eric/SM1TDE is telling a last story for Kaspars/YL1ZF and Ilmars/YL2FC. Henrijs/YL2GRF nearest the camera.
ks326.jpg (10493 bytes) Eric/SM1ALH, Egils/YL2GUI, Janis and me.
ks335.jpg (11074 bytes) Back in Pavilosta habor.
ks342.jpg (11103 bytes) Some kind words....
ks346.jpg (9748 bytes) ....before its time to enter the "Madamen".
ks357.jpg (9937 bytes) Our friends on the dock...
ks359.jpg (8350 bytes) ...and Eric/SM1ALH sees the last light in Pavilosta disappear...

 


 

biljett.jpg (10873 bytes) Members :
Erik / SM1ALH + Monica
Kalle / SM1HPV + Maud
Lars / SM1CAI
Eine / SM0UQW
Kim / SM1TDX
Erik / SM1TDE
Dag / SM1NVX
Rolf / SM1NFH
Anders / SM1IRS
Harri / SM1OII
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