UPDATE – The ship is scheduled to depart on September 4th, arriving Tristan da Cunha four or five days later depending on weather and sea conditions. (It will depart for Gough Island after a few days and return to Tristan da Cunha ready for the scheduled departure on 4th October). There may be an opportunity to operate /MM. A six meter propagation beacon, ZD9SIX will be installed during the time on the island. The finer details will be made known in the next two weeks.
June 24, 2014 – Paul, ZS1S (using the callsign ZD9ZS) and a well known G3xxx operator (his ZD9 call sign announced in due course), will be visiting Tristan da Cunha in September/October 2014, travelling to and from Cape Town on the South African Antarctic supply ship, the SA Agulhas II.
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