JULY 27, 2017 – DXpedition website now available.
FEBRUARY 21, 2017 – Team complete: Tony VK3TZ, Luke VK3HJ, Chris VK3FY, Peter VK3FN, David K3LP and Lee VK3GK. Flights and accommodation have been booked for both Christmas and Cocos.
FEBRUARY 1, 2017 — VK3FY (Chris), VK3GK (Lee), VK3TZ (Tony) plus others TBA will be activating both Christmas Island (OC-002) as VK9XI and Cocos Keeling Island (OC-003) as VK9CI in early October 2017
- Christmas Island from October 2nd – 10th (coincides with Oceania SSB Contest weekend)
- Cocos Keeling Island from October 10th -17th (coincides with Oceania CW Contest weekend)
160m-10m with a focus on the low bands (possible 6m activity also) SSB, CW, RTTY
Equipment: 2 stations with amplifiers (K3 and KPA500). Ant: 160m/80m/40m Verticals, Hexbeam 20m-6m, 20-10m VDA and 80-10 Doublet. RX Loop and Beverages for 160/80m.
QSL via Charles M0OXO, OQRS.