NEWS UPDATE by Mike, OE6MBG / S79AA:

Hello everybody, a few more days to go before take-off. Checking radios, assembling antennas and working down the packing list, trying to squeeze the essentials into our luggage allowance. Flying to Paris and continue to Mahe on Jan 4, expected arrival at the QTH 5 Jan mid morning. Hoping to find suitable palm trees or other skyhooks to put out a signal asap.

DECEMBER 13, 2018 — Mike, OE6MBG will be active from the Seychelles as S79AA between January 5 to February 2, 2019. QRV 1st two weeks from Baie Lazare and last two weeks from Anse Boleau. QRV on 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 and possibly 6m; CW & SSB.