UPDATE: Unfortunately, due to health issues, Rod has had to cancel his planned trip to Macquarie Island.
A Melanoma was found on Rod’s arm at the last minute and he had to undergo an operation in Hobart. Under these circumstances, he was unable to travel to Macquarie. Rod is recuperating well and says he is as disappointed as the rest of the amateur radio community about the cancellation.
September 21 – Chris, GM3WOJ informs DX-World that Rod, VK6MH (GM4AWB) will be active as VK0MH from Macquarie Island AN-005 on a 6-month tour of duty.
His ship L’Astrolabe leaves Hobart, Tasmania on 21st October 2014, so it will likely be early November 2014 before he is active.
Rod is in the process of applying for a LoTW certificate for his new callsign and will upload QSOs as often as possible to both LoTW and ClubLog. QRX for more information about planned activity and QSLing.
Note: Macquarie Island webcam
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