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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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    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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    10/14/2008 | Contester/DXer Paolo Cortese, I2UIY (SK)

    Well-known contester, DXer, and QST and NCJ author Paolo Cortese, I2UIY, passed away from a brain aneurysm the weekend of October 11. He was 48. According to fellow contester Doug Grant, K1DG, Cortese was the "most popular competito
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    10/10/2008 | American Hams to Lead 2009 DXpedition to Desecheo Island

    The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has selected a group of hams led by veteran DXpeditioners Bob Allphin, K4UEE, and Glenn Johnson, W0GJ, to lead a DXpedition to Desecheo Island, KP5 (IOTA NA-095), in early 2009. Desecheo currently sits at number 7 on
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    06/21/2008 | German Ham Claims First DXCC on 432 MHz

    The world of Amateur Radio DXing has passed a new milestone: On Friday, June 6, Jan Bruinier, DL9KR, of Niedernhausen, Germany, worked his 100th country on 432 MHz (70 cm). via moonbounce (EME) and CW.
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