2006: Mali (TZ5A)

The TZ5A team in 2006 was:

AA7A - Ned Stearns

G3SXW - Roger Western

G4BWP - Fred Handscombe

G4IRN - John Warburton

GM3YTS - Robert Ferguson

K5VT - Vince Thompson

KC7V - Mike Fulcher

KY7M - Lee Finkel

Rigs: Elecraft K2s and Alpha amplifiers: seven on-kilowatt stations.

Antennas: 5 beams, wires, verticals.

Claimed Score: 14,664 QSOs; 201 zones; 738 countries = 40.9m points.

Note from the team: This was our 14th straight CQ WW CW contest from West Africa and the 2nd year from Mali. Many thanks to our very good friend Siré Diallo for arranging storage of our equipment and for so much local assistance. Next year we will move on to yet another country.