NEWS UPDATE – Preparation video by PA3EWP for VP6EU DXpedition:

September 27, 2016 — From 16 February until 5 March 2017, a European team consisting of Uwe DJ9HX, Erno DK2AMM, Hans DL6JGN and Ronald PA3EWP will be active for 18 days from Pitcairn as VP6EU.

They will operate from 160-10m in CW, SSB and RTTY. (no permission to operate on 60 meters). They will try to operate with 2 stations around the clock. Equipment will be 2 x Elecraft K3, Expert 1.3 and a homemade 600 watt amplifier. Antennas will be a Spiderbeam or Hexbeam for 10-20 meter and verticals for the other bands. For 80/160 they will use a K9AY and/or beverage antennas. They will stay at hilltop location on island.

QSL is via Erno DK2AMM. For more information: http://www.pitcairn2017.de

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