Next Trip - February 2015
2014 DXpedition to
** I support the DX Code of Conduct **
read the Code http://www.dx-code.org/ and
use it as your
guide to help keep DXing fun.
- This is a preliminary itinerary
Time Zone is GMT minus 2 hours (during daylight savings
Friday 4 July – Arrive St. Pierre Take evening boat to Miquelon.
Saturday 5 July – Setup antennas.
5 - 6 July – DL-DX RTTY Contest - part time while doing setup
Through mid-day Tuesday 15
July – On the air – SSB, CW, RTTY - 80M - 6M
Primarily SSB, and
Generally on the highest frequency band open favoring 12M and 10M.
Will be checking 6M for indications of openings
Will try to catch reasonably high altitude satellite passes when the weather is good.
- 80M - 6M
12 - 13 July - IARU HF
FP/KV1J – 160 -10 Single-Op - Mixed Mode - High Power (500 Watts)
Tuesday 15 July – Take down and return to Saint Pierre
16 July – Fly to
Halifax, drive back to Boston - Will be at the Hartford ARRL Convention Thursday
Yaesu FT-817 (for satellites, will be borrowing a second FT-817 for duplex operation)
Heathkit SB-200 Amplifier (modified) (80 -10M)
laptop with N1MM logger, MMTTY
Tigertronics SignaLink USB
WiFi internet access
N6BV Propagation Prediction
Off-Centered Fed Dipole 80M - 10M, height = 6m
W1STT Custom 1+KW Balun - Thanks Richie!!
N6BT Q-52 2 element beam 20-17-15-12-10M up 4 meters
6 Meter 3 element yagi up 4.5 meters
Arrow 146/437-10 with preamp (for sats)
Antennas are "Armstrong" rotated
Direct to KV1J.
Please include self addressed envelope with return postage, or US$1, or new style
*Please only latest style IRCs, Thanks.
Buro to home call - KV1J
Logbook of the World ,
eQSL (will load LoTW about every night and eQSL about one week after I return)
Satellite QSOs will be loaded a couple weeks after I return since most of them are paper logged
, eQSL (will load LoTW about every night and eQSL about one week after I return)
QSL Printer - QSL WORKS
763 PLEASANT ST
MARLBORO MA 01752
KV1J is ok on QRZ.COM
Previous FP/KV1J trips
Pierre & Miquelon tourism web site
– includes webcams
Thank you to all that have
helped me prepare for this trip, especially;
Paul K9OT and Peg KB9LIE
Martin RF Supply
Last page update - 19 May 2014 - KV1J kv1j (at) arrl (dot) net