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  • 10/13/2009 | After False Starts, Midway Island DXpedition off to Good Beginning

    After the airplane scheduled to take the K4M DXpedition team from Honolulu to Midway Island developed engine trouble, there was doubt as to if the team would even make it to the island. But Murphy didn't get in the way -- mechanics found the necessary par
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  • 10/12/2009 | ARRL DXCC Desk Approves FT5GA Operation

    ARRL DXCC Manager Bill Moore, NC1L, reports that the FT5GA operation on Glorioso Island -- September 14-October 8, 2009 -- has been approved for DXCC credit. Until this operation, Glo
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  • Midway is located in the North Pacific Ocean, approximately 1250 miles northwest of Honolulu.

    03/11/2009 | Hams to Activate Midway Atoll as K4M in October 2009

    Earlier this year, US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced that they would open Midway Atoll to Amateur Radio operations for two weeks only, from October 5-19, 2009. Tom Harrell, N4XP, of Monroe, Georgia, and Dave Johnson, WB4JTT, of Aitkin, Minnes
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  • This map shows Desecheo and Puerto Rico. Desecheo is located about 14 miles off the Puerto Rican coast.

    01/26/2009 | Desecheo Island DXpedition Granted Call Sign

    The DXpedition to Desecheo Island -- February 12-26 --will use call sign K5D. "As soon as we land on Desecheo, two stations will be immediately activated," said DXpedition co-leader Bob Allphin, K4UEE. Stations will continue to operate until the
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    01/07/2009 | DXpedition to Desecheo Gets Ready to Roll

    Six members of the February 2009 KP5 Desecheo DXpedition team met in Puerto Rico the week of December 17-21. According to team co-leader Bob Allphin, K4UEE, the team visited US Fish and Wildlife Headquarters in Boqueron and met with the Chief Refuge Manag
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    11/24/2008 | Dates Set for DXpedition to Desecheo Island

    The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has notified a group of hams led by veteran DXpeditioners Bob Allphin, K4UEE, and Glenn Johnson, W0GJ, that they will be able to mount a DXpedition to Desecheo Island (KP5, IOTA NA-095), February 12-26, 2009. Desec
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