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ZC4 — The Other Cyprus

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My journey started in late May of 2011 when I had the opportunity to take a 4 month trip to one of the Sovereign Base Areas (SBA) of Cyprus. The SBAs are politically separate areas of Cyprus controlled by the British and with a separate ITU prefix, ZC4. I made sure to pack my rig, which consisted of a Yaesu FT-817 transceiver, Buddistick portable antenna, LDG Z-817H antenna tuner, and a 9 Ah sealed lead acid battery and charger. I have operated from South Korea (HL2/KF6RCP), and the Philippines (DY1/KF6RCP), and was hoping to operate from the Cyprus SBA as my third DX entity.

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