ROBERT E FANFANT
DX Code of conduct:
We expect everyone to follow the DX Code of Conduct:Therefore, please respect our callsto specific regions of the globe (EU/AF/NA/SA/OC/ASIA).Stationswho continually disrupt our attempts to call into specific regions of the world, have beenadvised that they risk the removal of ALL theirQSO(s)from the expeditionlog without further notice.
Nov 14th - Nov 24th 2015 - Willis Island(Middle Cay) (VK9WA )10-160m,SSB/CW/RTTY - We are going to activateMiddle Cay islet(VK9W). This will be a small team of8 operators, up to 4 stationsfor a duration of10 days. We have received landing rights and callsign for the operation.A charter vessel has been secured, with on air dates of Nov 14th - 24th. Charter boat costis coming in around $42KUSD, which will account as thelargestsingle line item expense withinouroperational budget, so please consider contributing to our cause @ www.vk9wa.com .Inan effort to keepcosts at a minimum, we have planned this to be a micro light expedition.Our station equipment will consistof ElecraftK3s, ElecraftKPA500 andExpert 1.3FA amps,and SteppIR CrankIRverticals. Stationswill be powered by Honda 2000EU generators. QSL manager for VK9WAis N7SMI
- QSL available using LOTW, direct with SASE( IRC or $2 for international), bureau.
- *** NO IRC or SASE??? Your QSL will be returned via bureau!! No exceptions!!! ***
- Contact me directly for log corrections, or missing QSL cards
- QSL manager for E51MQT is N7BX
- QSL manager for VK9WA is N7SMI
After months of planning, VK9WA will soon be on the air. Look for you in the pileups! Most of the teamarrived in Cairns Australia yesterday(11/8). Over the next few dayswe are goingto procure supplies around town.We are scheduled to be in Port Douglas this coming Thursday for our departure.
SteppIR Big vertical - 70 radials & 2000' feet of 14 gauge wire on a rare snowy day in Seattle.
Sept 29th - Oct 27th,2015 -Manihiki (E51MQT) QSL via N7BX
March 11- 25th,2015 -Montserrat (VP2MQT)
October3 - 13, 2014 -Austral Islands (TX5Z)
Sept 18 - Oct 2,2014 -Christmas Island, Australia(VK9AN)
April 2-14th, 2014 -San Andres (5J0X , HK0/N7QT)
Nov 16-24th, 2013 - Sint Maarten (PJ7/N7QT)
Nov 7-15th, 2013 - Saba (PJ6/N7QT)
October 2-14th, 2013 - Austral Islands (TX5D)
April 5-16th 2013 - Saint Lucia (J6/N7QT)
Dec 2-12th, 2012 -Saint Lucia (J6/N7QT)