NA-159 KD6WW/VY0 & K9AJ/VY0 plan (26‐29 Aug 2016)
さきほどIOTA-chasers ForumにK9AJ Mikeが表題のプランを投稿しました。昨年のOC-296 T88XX以来のMikeのCWを聞きたいですね。アパマンアンテナではとても厳しいでしょう。
[IOTA-chasers] Op'n from NA-159 by KD6WW & K9AJ
After six months of phone communication w/ officials in Sanikiluaq
(capital of Belcher Islands), we have found a boat & guide to take us
I'm sorry for this relatively late announcement, but we only received
the contact info for our boat captain on Aug 5 & I only was able to
make phone contact w/ him today & confirmed our charter.
We plan to operate from the same island as Martin, G3ZAY
(NU2L/VE8). It is the most south west island in the King George
Islands group. This island is un-named on most maps but we will have
a GPS to establish that we are in the King George Islands group.
We arrive in Sanikiluaq on Aug 25 & plan to be on NA-159 & QRV on Aug 26-29.
We will have two stations & plan to be QRV during most of our awake
hours. Based on recent operations from the north latitudes, we will
favor CW & SSB on 30m, 20m & 17m. Our callsigns will be KD6WW/VY0 &
K9AJ/VY0. We have not yet decided whether our callsigns will define
the operator or be mode specific (we have done both on past DXpeditions).
I will have an Iridium sat phone & N9BX will be our contact/pilot guy.
There is the possibility of a brief operation from Sanikiluaq
(NA-196) on Aug 29. We will not know whether this is possible until
after we arrive.
We will have on-line logs & OQRS after the operation.
Like all DXpeditions to the far North regions, this will be a very
expensive trip. We would welcome & appreciate support from the IOTA
chaser community. You can use PayPal to K9AJ
(firstname.lastname@example.org). Please be sure your call sign is listed in
the memo box. If we don't succeed in our project, all contributions
will be refunded.
IOTAクレジット率は6.1%です。諸島名はKing George Islands groupですが、島名は明確でないようです。K9AJはより遠く、より強くの電波を送り込んできますのでチャンスがあるかもしれません。