RSGB IOTA Contest
Operating from Pulau Ubin, IOTA AS-019
28 - 29 July 2018
On the Bum Boat Ferry from Changi Point to Pulau Ubin with (from L to R) Dona,
9V1YC, 9V1LW, 9V1HY, 9V1AN, 9V1PK.
9V1RT missed the boat
|Arrival at the Jetty|
|Our taxi to the campsite|
Pulau Ubin is North East of the mainland.
Notice the House Gecko at the top left corner of the map?
|After a 10 minute ride, we arrive at the campsite|
|"Let's unpack and get to work"|
|The tent was for keeping the important stuff in case it rains.|
|James 9V1YC setting up the 40m vertical.|
|The all important Counterpoise wires. We used 8 wires in all, including a couple in the sea.|
|Roland 9V1RT checking the VSWR|
|It's a bit too long|
|After a few tuning adjustments, we got it where we want it to be|
Low QRM and QRM. Looks like we'll have a fantastic night...if the propagation cooperates.
|A short briefing on the Antenna Setup|
|Sustenance for the night|
|A short break before dinner|
|Taking a 30 minute "stroll" to the main village for dinner|
|Typical scenery in Pulau Ubin: Laid back and Rustic|
|We found a big restaurant.There are several other smaller joints around the Village Centre|
Most of the eateries here serve local chinese dishes, We ordered the Oyster
Sauce Chicken, Sambal Kangkong, Soy Sauce Sea Bass, Prawn Omelette, Hor Fun and
Not too bad. but I suggest skipping the Fried Rice