September/October 2021 DXpedition to
This is a postponement of previous trips due to COVID travel restrictions. This trip plan is preliminary due to the travel uncertainties.
Time Zone is GMT minus 2 hours (daylight savings time) Current weather
Sunday 19 Sept – Drive to Halifax, NS. May be on satellites during trip
Monday 20 Sept – Fly to St. Pierre late afternoon.
Tuesday 21 Sept – Take morning boat to Miquelon. Setup antennas, station.
21 Sept Through 5 Oct
– On the air – SSB, CW, RTTY , FT8, FT4 - 160M - 6M (including
Primarily SSB, RTTY, and FT8
Generally on the highest frequency band open favoring 12M and 10M.
Will be checking 6M for indications of openings
Some 160 depending on antenna layout
, FT8, FT4 - 160M - 6M (including
I will also be on the SSB Satellites
- XW-2x, AO-7, CA-4x (also possibly the FM birds) when the WX is good enough to
operate from outside.
I will also be on the SSB Satellites - XW-2x, AO-7, CA-4x (also possibly the FM birds) when the WX is good enough to operate from outside.
25 - 26 Sept - CQWW RTTY Contest
- CQWW RTTY Contest
Tuesday 5 Oct – Take down and take evening boat to Saint Pierre
– Fly to Halifax then
drive to Maine
Heathkit SB-200 Amplifier (modified) 80 -10M
Two FT-817s for satellites
laptop with N1MM+ logger, TinyFSK/2Tone
WiFi internet access
N6BV Propagation Prediction
N1IW Off-Centered Fed Dipole 80M - 10M, height = 4m
SpiderBeam HD - 5 band - Wire Yagi Beam 20M-10M up 4 meters.
160M Inverted-L (W4TWW 1/4 wave Broad Banded Coaxial Inv-L)
60M 1/4 wave Vertical
Arrow 2M/70cm yagi for satellites
6 Meter 3 element yagi up 5 meters
Direct to KV1J.
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ok, or new style
*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.
, ClubLog, eQSL (will load LoTW and ClubLog about every night and eQSL about one week after I return)
763 PLEASANT ST
MARLBORO MA 01752
KV1J is ok on QRZ.COM
– includes webcams
Thank you to all that have
helped me prepare for this trip, especially Jean-Pierre FP5CJ and Zorro JH1AJT
Martin RF Supply
Last page update - 20 April 2021 - KV1J kv1j (at) arrl (dot) net