FP/KV1J
June / July 2022 DXpedition to Miquelon  

Op - Eric KV1J

Grid GN17       CQ Zone 5         ITU Zone 9
IOTA NA-032
    DIFO FP-002
   WLOTA 1417

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Updates

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19 April -Preliminary schedule

Schedule 2022 

Time Zone is GMT minus 2 hours (daylight savings time)       Current weather

Sunday 26 June Drive to Halifax, NS. May be on satellites during trip

Monday 27 June Fly to St. Pierre late afternoon. 

Tuesday  28 June    Take morning boat to Miquelon.  Setup antennas, station.

28 June Through 12 July   On the air SSB, CW, RTTY, FT8, FT4 - 80M - 6M 
                                                                              Primarily SSB, RTTY, and FT8
                                                                              Generally on the highest frequency band open favoring 12M 10M and 6M.
                                                                              Also active on 60M FT8

                                                                              Some 160 depending on antenna layout
 

  I will also be on the SSB Satellites - XW-2x, AO-7, RS-44, CA-4x (also possibly the FM birds) when the WX is good enough to operate from outside. 

2 - 3 July - DL-DX RTTY Contest

9 - 10 July    IARU HF Contest

Tuesday 12 July  Take down and take evening boat to Saint Pierre

Wednesday 13 July   Fly to Halifax then drive to Maine

 

Equipment

Elecraft K3 / IC-7300

Heathkit SB-200 Amplifier (modified) 80 -10M

Two FT-817s for satellites

laptop with N1MM logger, TinyFSK/2Tone

WiFi internet access

N6BV Propagation Prediction

 

Antennas  

N1IW Off-Centered Fed Dipole 80M - 10M,  height = 4m

SpiderBeam HD - 5 band - Wire Yagi Beam 20M-10M  up 4 meters.

30M Dipole

60M Vertical

Arrow 2M/70cm yagi for satellites

6 Meter 3 element yagi up 4.5 meters

 

QSL Information

Direct to KV1J.  Please include self addressed envelope with return postage, or US$1, or new style IRC*
                                                                                            *Please only latest style IRCs,  Thanks.

Buro to home call - KV1J

Logbook of the World, ClubLog, eQSL  (will load LoTW and ClubLog about every night and eQSL about one week after I return)
Satellite  QSOs are paper logged so may be a delay in uploading them.

QSL Printer - PHOTOQSLs

KV1J
ERIC WILLIAMS
763 PLEASANT ST
MARLBORO MA 01752
USA

 KV1J is ok on QRZ.COM

Links

Cheznoo.net includes webcams

 

Thank you to all that have helped me prepare for this trip, especially Jean-Pierre FP5CJ and Zorro JH1AJT (SK)

 

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Martin RF Supply

 

Last page update - 19 April 2022 - KV1J       kv1j (at) arrl (dot) net