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FJ/WW2DX Feb 15-22nd 2020

FJ/WW2DX Feb 15-22nd 2020

Latest Updates! 02/19/20 0739z – Dgrd -8.1 – Very frustrating! Only a few light traces at MR then almost nothing so far. Possible disturbance from AU activity in the last 24 hours. I have swapped radio’s, bypassed amp, etc. Even listened for GRAVES with no success. After testing multiple radio’s swapping coax I hooked everything back up originally to the 9700 and decoded first station UT5ZN -22! I can only assume that by now the moon was at 22 deg…

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V26PD – Antigua Mar 2018 – FK97db

V26PD – Antigua Mar 2018 – FK97db

QSL INFORMATION: SASE+POSTAGE V26PD MyQSL Service PO BOX 375 PAWLING, NY 12564 USA After I lost the last EME array on CY9C, I decided to try another design of antenna for the next round of 2m EME tests. After a number of recommendations from prominent EME enthusiasts I settled on a pair of custom designed 144mhz optimized 9 element EME yagi’s from DUAL https://www.antennas-amplifiers.com/2-meter-best-portable-antenna-9-element I had been testing these at my home QTH for a number of months with very…

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CY9C Saint Paul Island NA-094 August 2016

CY9C Saint Paul Island NA-094 August 2016

  You can check out the official CY9C DXpedition Website here. [Accommodations] [Travel] [Logistics] Portable 2m EME Station: The 2M EME station is coming together. A lot of time and resources has been spent getting the station “dialed” in for the expedition. Anyone who has ever took a stab at EME knows that building a permanent station is a challenge, building one for portable use has a whole new set of challenges. The 2M station will consist of the following…

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J8/WW2DX Bequia Island NA-025 FK93ja

J8/WW2DX Bequia Island NA-025 FK93ja

Logs have been uploaded to LOTW and Clublog. QSL INFORMATION: SASE+POSTAGE J8/WW2DX MyQSL Service PO BOX 375 PAWLING, NY 12564 USA This was a fairly last minute expedition and had very little time to test the gear before packing and departure. Here is the 2m EME array setup a week prior to packing. All packed and ready to go! Arriving at the island. The airport at Canouan. We then took a charter over to Bequia, this is about a 10…

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S9TM São Tomé and Príncipe

S9TM São Tomé and Príncipe

QSL INFORMATION: SASE+POSTAGE S9TM MyQSL Service PO BOX 375 PAWLING, NY 12564 USA   In November of 2015 myself, N2IEN, W2RE and KB2HZI decided to give S9 a try for our next radio excursion. This trip we decided to try something new and threw 2m EME into the equation. With only a few weeks before the trip I had to go into overtime to attempt to pull it off. I ended up calling Bill AA7XT from Force12 and we discussed…

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