FP/KV1J
July 2017 DXpedition to Miquelon  

Op - Eric KV1J

Grid GN17       CQ Zone 5         ITU Zone 9
IOTA NA-032
    DIFO FP-002
   WLOTA 1417

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Schedule 2017 

Time Zone is GMT minus 2 hours (daylight savings time)
Current weather

Sunday 2 July Drive to Halifax, NS. May be on satellites during trip

Monday 3 July Fly to St. Pierre.  May operate with limited antennas (Grid GN16)

Tuesday 4 July    Take morning boat to Miquelon.  Setup antennas, station.

Through  mid-day Tuesday 18 July   On the air SSB, CW, RTTY - 160M - 10M
                                                                          Primarily SSB, and style="font-family: Arial"> RTTY
                                                                          Generally on the highest frequency band open favoring 12M and 10M.
                                                                          Will be checking 6M for indications of openings

 

 I will also be on the linear Satellites (also possibly the FM birds) when the WX is good enough to operate from outside.                                                           

8 - 9 July    IARU HF Contest

15-16 July    NA QSO Party-RTTY,  CQ VHF Contest (6M only)                         

Tuesday 18 July  Take down and take evening boat to Saint Pierre

Wednesday 19 July   Fly to Halifax then drive to Boston

 

Equipment

Elecraft K3

Heathkit SB-200 Amplifier (modified) 80 -10M

Two FT-817s for satellites

laptop with N1MM logger, TinyFSK/2Tone

Tigertronics SignaLink USB

WiFi internet access

N6BV Propagation Prediction

 

Antennas  

N1IW Off-Centered Fed Dipole 80M - 10M,  height = 6m   (with 160M extentions)

SpiderBeam HD Wire Yagi Beam 20M -10M  up 5 meters.

160M Inverted-L, 13 meters vertical (W4TTW Coaxial Antenna), receiving on the low Off-Centered Dipole

Arrow 2M/70cm yagi for satellites

6 Meter 3 element yagi up 5.5 meters

 

QSL Information

Direct to KV1J.  Please include self addressed envelope with return postage, or US$1, or new style IRC*
                                                                                            *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)

QSL Printer - Mr. QSL

KV1J
ERIC WILLIAMS
763 PLEASANT ST
MARLBORO MA 01752
USA

 KV1J is ok on QRZ.COM

Links

Previous  FP/KV1J trips

FP/K9OT and FP/KB9LIE  

FP/W6HGF

Saint Pierre & Miquelon tourism web site

Cheznoo.net includes webcams

 

Thank you to all that have helped me prepare for this trip, especially;

Jean-Pierre FP5CJ

Paul K9OT and Peg KB9LIE

Al W6HGF

 

Log (all FP/KV1J trips)

Martin RF Supply

 

Last page update - 5 January 2017 - KV1J       kv1j (at) arrl (dot) net