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October Sable Island DXpedition Plans Shaping Up

08/13/2013

Plans by one Canadian and two Americans to mount the CYØP DXpedition to Sable Island October 1 to October 11 are well underway. The CYØP team includes VE1RGB, AI5P and WA4DAN, who coordinated two previous CYØ DXpeditions, including one in October 2012 cut short by Hurricane Sandy. The trio plans to operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 160 through 10 meters. Where possible, resources retained from previous CYØ DXpeditions will be put to use. Because of aircraft weight limitations, the team will attempt to exist on freeze-dried food, although it will take along some fresh fruit “to avoid scurvy.” VE1RGB plans to operate S&P in the California QSO Party October 5-6 as VE1RGB/CYØ. Located off the coast of Nova Scotia, Sable Island (NA-063) is the 59th most-wanted DXCC entity, according to the ClubLog DXCC Most Wanted List. The group will log on paper. QSL via VE1RGB (no LoTW, eQSL or ClubLog) or via the bureau. The Daily DX

 



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