ARAT members meeting.

Last Saturday July 23rd, ARAT members joined for an informal meeting in Borj Cedria’s club station (3V8CB). During the gathering, many subjects have been discussed as well as future plans and events, such as forthcoming YOTA in UK, JOTI/JOTA and the IARU-R1 Conference in Germany. After the meeting, ARAT members were invited to lunch.

Andy (DL3YM)’s visit to Tunisia.

On the 19, and 20 of March, Andy DL3YM made his visit to the Tunisian radio society. On the first day, Andy visited 3V8CB in Borj Cedria, explored the station’s equipment and environment, then established about 150 CW QSOs. On the second day, Andy made his first visit to 3V8ST station in Tunis, from where […]

Training Workshops.

On Saturday March 18, ARAT hosted 2 workshops for young scouts at the International camping centre of Borj Cedria. These workshops were mainly about familiarising the participants with Ham radio world, providing them with all the information and various practices they need to establish easily the first steps into the field.

CQ WW 160 SSB 2017.

During the last week of February, ARAT member Ahmed Boubaker, and with the assistance of other members prepared 3V8CB station for the  » CQWW 160M SSB 2017 « . And for that matter, an inverted L antenna for the 160m band was re-deployed along with its radials and all the necessary equipment. During the weekend (the […]

Reviving 3V8SA.

After abandonment and continuous technical issues lasting to more than 3 years, on this Sunday the 19th of February 2017, ARAT members revived the radio club station of Ariana’s scout centre. A 20 meter dipole antenna was set up as an initial step, while plotting plans for further steps regarding more antennas is taking place. […]

Vlad (UA4WHX)’s visit to Tunisia.

During his 5 day visit to Tunisia while travelling through north african countries, Vladimir Bykov (UA4WHX) got in touch with the association’s members for a meeting and to operate from one of the clubs. The plan went as follows: -The first day was from « 3V8CB » in Borj Cedria, Vlad operated on various bands notably the […]

CQ WW 160 CW 2017.

CQ WW 160 CW 2017 was intended to be the opportunity to set up and try the inverted-L antenna for transmitting and the beverage for receiving. The only location with a license where this can be installed is the camping center of Borj Cedria where 3V8CB club station is. The installation team from ARAT is […]

YOTA month December 2016.

This December happens to be the YOTA (Youngsters On The Air) month of this year. For this occasion members of ARAT formed a group using the callsign 3V8YOTA, mainly via 3 different stations: 3V8CB, 3V8ST, and 3V8SS in order to make part of this event, and establish contact with other youngsters and radio operators around […]

KF5EYY CQ Worldwide DX Contest, CW 2016

« SO2R Operation was never as easy and enjoyable as it was in this year’s WW CW. After manually switching antennas between filters and radios for almost each band change during WW SSB, Filipe CT1ILT was very kind helping with a 6×2 antenna switching system (See The system, wired and boxed by Ahmed 3V/KG5OUE one […]