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A crate with essential equipment for our DXpedition left USA on January 9, 2019 and it is now in its way to Brunei. Shipping heavy equipment such us radios and amplifiers is the only way to get this equipment available for the team in Brunei.
DECEMBER 28, 2018 — An International team is heading to Sera Kanangan Beach in the Tutong District in February 2019. DXpedition website: www.v84saa.com
The team lead by K1LZ will include K1ZM, KK1ZM, PY5EG, YT1AD, JT1CO, KO8SCA, S55M, VK3FY, RA9USU, RN5M, LZ1NK, LZ2HM, 9M6KOM, 9M6ZAE, 9M6ZIM, 9M6JC and the honorary Brunei members: V85TL, V85AN.
The team will be operating with the special call V84SAA, thanks to the support of V85T, Tamat Lampoh, and the Brunei Darussalam Amateur Radio Association.
Team members will begin to arrive February 4th, meet on February 5th, begin setting up the antennas and stations on February 6th, to be ready to begin operations at 0001 local time on February 7th (1601Z February 6th). The license is good through 2359 local time on February 18th (1559Z February 18).
The team will focus on the low bands, but will also have a presence on the WARC-79 bands and higher bands. For antennas the team will use verticals on 160 and 80 meters and a four square on 40 meters located on the beach. Plans call for two Beverages: one on Europe and another towards North America.
Topband Guru K1ZM, Jeff, a member of the V84SAA team, noted that the greyline at V8 sunset will match up great with the sunrise in North America starting in NorthEast Canada. So, all of North America will have some portion of common darkness with the V84SAA team.
QSL manager: Tony Stefanov LZ1JZ
All QSL cards will be printed by LZ1JZ QSL PRINT
All QSL cards are 100% sure via OQRS, direct or via buro !
The V84SAA Log will be on LOTW after DXpedition and on ClubLog during the DXpedition.