UPDATE – Unfortunately, Grigory was unable to land Iony AS-069 today due to high seas. He may try again soon. More to follow..
May 26 — Grigory RA9ODD, aboard the cruise ship M/V Spirit of Enderby, plans to visit the following islands from June 5 onwards:
- Iony AS-069 (June 8)
- Shantarskiye AS-044 (June 9)
- Malminskiye AS-172 (June 10)
- Talan AS-059 (June 12)
- Yamskie AS-170 (June 14/15)
- Atlasova AS-025 (June 19)
- Paramushir AS-025 (June 20)
Landing on each island is likely to be during Sea of Okhotsk local daylight hours, using a Zodiac and depending on weather / seas, therefore dates are tentative. He will use an ICOM transceiver (barefoot) with whip antenna.
Note: Grigory will sign RZ9OWE/0 on 14260 and RA9ODD/0 on 21260.