FM5BH CONTEST STATION 

MARTINIQUE ISLAND

The Caribbean ... it's always a dream.
Welcome to this site
for Caribbean DX vacation.

Martinique is located between DOMINICA J79 and SAINT LUCIA J6.

It's very easy to visit all these islands from Martinique

with the ferry boat or air plane :

       

You can rent the FM5BH radio station even out of the contest for a week or longer.

The accomodation is very comfortable with one bedroom with air conditionning  bathroom radioshack kitchen spa and more.

You are at 10 minutes drive from the most beautiful
beaches of the island

If you want to visit us please just send me an email at

fm5bh@sfr.fr or fm5bh@fm5bh.com

Below are some pictures of the accomodation and the nearby beaches

How to get to Martinique :

From USA with America Airline or AIR FRANCE OR JET-BLUE (via FG5).

From CANADA with AIR CANADA or TRANSAT

From Paris with Air France- Air caraibes- Corsair 

From Bruxelles :  AIRBELGIUM.

 For more information click on the logo below :

  

There are 2 restaurants at 3 minutes by walk from FM5BH radio station :

MARCORESTO and L'ASSIETTE ET BEN

You have also a supermarket SIMPLY MARKET at only 4 minutes by walk

ANTENNAS : Force 12 C31XR + XM240 - SPIDERBEAM HF+WARC -  HF2Vwith elevated radials 40m-80m- INV L160M- INV V 80M

New antenna since october 2019 : AD 2334 QUADBAND

from UA2FZ ANTENNA-DEPOT

LISTEN TO THE WPX SSB 2016 PILE UP : CLICK ON THE PICTURE BELOW

    FM5BH S O 2 R SETUP :

Left radio   FT1000 MP MARK V                                                               Right Radio : FTDX 3000

              Amplifier left : ALPHA 8410                                            Amplifier right : OMPOWER 2501 Automatic

SO2R Sequencer : MICOHAM U2R

    Software: N1MM PLUS or WINTEST or DXLOG

      Band Pass Filters : 2 x DUNESTAR MODEL 600 low power

YU1CF DUAL ANTENNA high power band  pass filters

TRIPLEXER 4500 Watt and 6 to 2 switch RA6LBS LOW BAND SYSTEMS

Automation : Bandmaster III WX0B

Here are 2 very good articles about SO2R from NCJ :

SO2R part 1                                          SO2R part 2

Schematic diagram of a SO2R by VA6AM

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FM7BH 1977

(17 years old)

FM5BH 2003

  

FM5BH RADIO STATION DUCOS MARTINIQUE

FM5BH and TO8A op R5GA Valery

  

   Some of my Guests operators

 TO1A    IK1QEI   STEFANO

FM/T93Y CQ WWDX CW LP

      TO7A - UT5UGR

                   TO5AA  -   RW3QC

 

CQWWDXSSB 2003 TO5A BY F5VHJ

FM/K9NW CQWWDX SSB 2006

JJ2RCJ - AB2RF

DANNY FM/T93M WPX SSB2004

JIM N6TJ NOVEMBER 2019

CQ WW DX CW 

Lucien FM5WD-Léonce FM5DN

Yuri VE3DZ ARRL CW 2020

TO3JA

TO5Y CQ WPX CW 2015

TO8M      by      LA8OM

CQ WW DX CW 2015

 Listen to the pile up from here :

 ARRL CW 2011 MP3

    Some beautiful QSL cards from my collection :

A51JS

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CY0SAB

CY9DXX

D2ACA

ET3YU

EP2TY

FO0XX

HK0TU

KH1

KH5

KH5K

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TI9JJP

VK0IR

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VP8SGP

3D2AM

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3W0A

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NG3K

      

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