DX News – 17th March 2013

| March 17, 2013

A UK-led expedition to Easter Island is scheduled for 20 to 27 March, with activity planned mostly on CW on 160 through 10m. Plans are to use Elecraft K3s, small amplifiers and vertical antennas with plans to work challenging paths on the low bands, with emphasis on Europe. For receive antennas on the low bands they will use a Beverage or flag, depending on available space. Plans are to upload daily to Club Log and LoTW. Team members include G7VJR, G3TXF, G4IRN and G3ZAY. The callsign will be XR0YG. QSL via G3TXF and LoTW.

G1EUZ plans to be active from Ascension Island, IOTA reference AF-003, from 18 – 22 March using the call ZD8RAF.

Tim, NL8F plans to be on the air from Tuvalu, OC-015, from 19 March to 2 April, mostly on SSB. The callsign is not known yet. QSL via K8NA.

TA1HZ will be in Somalia from 24 March until 4 April and plans some time on HF, probably as T5TC from Mogadishu. QSL to TA1HZ as per instructions on www.qrz.com.

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