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DECEMBER 11 — TX0M QRT at 21:40 GMT Dec-10. Sailing to the OC-113 TX0A now.

OCTOBER 14, 2018 — Cezar (VE3LYC) and Adrian (KO8SCA) will operate as TX0A from Maria Est Atoll (OC-113) and as TX0M from Morane Atoll (OC-297P) between December 4 and 18.

OC-113 was operated from once, more than 28 years ago, and currently ranks #6 on the Most Wanted IOTA List, while OC-297 is a new IOTA reference.

More information can be found on the expedition website


  1. Cezar and Adrian are of course very tired now.
    May be getting some sleep until their SR time which is at 14:14 GMT or may be will sleep a little more.
    Hope that weather will improve for the antennas setup and other things.

  2. Due to the rain and the night time on Maria Est Atoll the start of QRV is postponed. They hope to set up and QRV as soon as possible as TX0A OC-113.

  3. Cezar and Adrian has been landed on Maria Est Atoll OC-113 at about 02:22 GMT. Hope to erect antennas and QRV soon. SS time is 03:42 GMT.

  4. Digital mode on 40m often spamming entire band with 9++ signal, not too bad for “narrow” and “low signal” mode !

  5. Today 12.10.2018 I worked as YP5XMAS on 7041 in CW but strongly demanded by FT8 broadcasts. Later he changed QRG to 7008 – correctly. I wkg. FT990. Inv. V for 40m. PA: KN1e – 1 Kw. EWE RX Ant. Thanks for the QSO. today 07:23 UTC.
    73 by YO5AJR Miki

  6. hi I worked the TX0M
    GMT -04:55Z
    Band 30M
    Mode :CW
    Is my call sigh appear in the TX0M log??
    Pse your respond.
    De 4X6ZM


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