Equipment for the second station arrived at the site in the morning of 18th, after an overnight run in heavy rain by land transport.
We could successfully put up the new tri-bander and it had been working very good as well as the wire antennas for 160/40/30/17m. We now have two stations with three operators, JH1AJT Zorro, E21EIC Champ, and JJ1LIB Ted (he leaves Myanmar in the morning of 20th.)
Sept 1 – Zorro JH1AJT will be in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar from 18th to 23rd September signing XZ1Z again. He has spotted a better location on top of a 1557 feet hill, and expects to have better signals. He will bring a 10-15-20m tri-band Yagi, in addition to the GPs used last month. The operation will be mainly CW this time and focus on NA/SA. QSL via ClubLog OQRS (preferred) or JH1AJT.
In mid-November, Foundation for Global Children (FGC) will have a multi national team DXpedition to Myanmar for about 10 days. Three to four stations, 24 hours, 160 – 10m, CW/SSB/Digi.
August 30 - The ARRL DXCC Desk has approved XZ1Z — Myanmar, for DXCC credit.
August 16 - At 07:40z, XZ1Z went QRT. Zorro will return to Nay Pyi Taw in October / November. Logs will be uploaded to Club Log soon.
August 13 — Zorro, JH1AJT is currently in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, on a Foundation for Global Children (FGC) mission.
He received amateur radio operating permission on 13th August from the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), good until 12th September 2013.
He brought his TS-590 and two GPs for 20 and 17m. He will be signing XZ1Z until Friday, 16th August on his very limited spare time. Even if you miss this time, he will be back in XZ land in September again.
QSL to JH1AJT. P.O. Box 8, Oiso, Naka-gun, Kanagawa 259-0111, Japan.