We couldn’t have chosen a better day to work at SI9AM. The sun was
shining from a clear blue sky the whole day. It was about 24 degrees
centigrade, which is extremely warm for this time in the year.
The first hams arrived at 09.00 local time and they made coffee
13 hams took part of the work during the day. From Östersund come
SM3CVM/Lars, from Hamarstrand SM3EAE/Lars, from Sollefteå SM3PZV/Bengt
and his son Tommy, from Föllinge (its about 220 kilometres from Utanede)
SM3YKU/Håkan, from Järkvissle SM3BQC/Arne and from Sundsvall SM3CER/Janne,
SM3ESX/Christer, SM3FJF/Jörgen, SM3FWT/Hans, SM3LIV/Ulla, SM3ZBB/Lars
and YL Agneta.
We checked the antennas and build and mounted 20 meter up a dipole fore
We checked everything and worked very well.
We cleaned the windows and updated a guest-information.
About 13.00 we went down to restaurant ”Terasspaviljongen” and we all
chose chicken and rise. We were sitting outside and could look at the
Thai Pavilion with all the gold which glittered in the sunshine.
De new owners of ”Holmstagården”, Siv and Reine Svensson, had dressed
in national costume so we could take pictures for the website. They are
in a hurry to have everything ready to May 15th, when they open up.
Åsa Steinsvik visited us. She is instructor for a youth exchange between
youth’s in Sweden and Thailand. Ragunda municipality will be a host
municipality in a youth exchange, Sweden World Youth Thailand (SWY)
Seven youths from
Sweden and seven youths from Thailand will during three months live in
Thailand and the next three months in Thailand.
We informed Åsa
about our Visiting Amateur Radio Station in Ragunda and welcomed her and
her youths to visit as during the time they all are in Ragunda.
If you click on the photos you will see them larger.
We worked about 180 QSO´s.