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Pacific Island DXpeditions to Fire Up this Fall

08/28/2013

The Daily DX reports that two Pacific Island DXpeditions are preparing to activate in October and November. The much-anticipated K9W Wake Island DXpedition has announced its tentative operating schedule, with times based on Wake Island times and dates (Wake is 12 hours ahead of UTC). According to its website, the team expects to kick off operations on or about October 7 and operate until October 18. Check the K9W operating plan for specifics. Wake Island is number 14 on the ClubLog Most Wanted list.

Members of the Uruguay DX Group plan to mount a DXpedition to Easter Island in November. A seven-person team will operate from Hanga Roa, Easter Island, November 1-7. Plans call for running three stations simultaneously on 1.8 through 50 MHz, CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL via EB7DX. Easter Island is number 106 on the ClubLog Most Wanted list. — The Daily DX

 



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