FP/KV1J
July 2020 DXpedition to Miquelon  

Op - Eric KV1J

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

 

Updates

ClubLog search

21 November 2019 - Preliminary Itinerary

Schedule 2020 

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

Sunday 28 June Drive to Halifax, NS. May be on satellites during trip

Monday 29 June Fly to St. Pierre late afternoon. 

Tuesday  30 June    Take morning boat to Miquelon.  Setup antennas, station.

30 June Through 14 July   On the air SSB, CW, RTTY, FT8, FT4 - 160M - 6M  (no 60M - not authorized)
                                                                              Primarily SSB, RTTY, and FT4/8
                                                                              Generally on the highest frequency band open favoring 12M, 10M and 6M.
                                                                             

                                                                              Limited 160 with low antenna
 

  I will also be on the SSB Satellites - XW-2x, AO-7, CA-4x (also the FM birds) when the WX is good enough to operate from outside. Watch for Grid, may also be in GN16. 

4 - 5 July - DL-DX RTTY Contest

11 - 12 July - IARU Contest - Mixed CW/SSB

Tuesday 14 July  Take down and take afternoon boat to Saint Pierre (Bastille Day)

Wednesday 15 July   Fly to Halifax then drive to Maine

 

Equipment

Elecraft K3

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

Two FT-817s for satellites

laptop with N1MM+ logger, TinyFSK/2Tone

WiFi internet access

N6BV Propagation Prediction

 

Antennas  

N1IW Off-Centered Fed Dipole 80M - 10M,  height = 4m

SpiderBeam HD - 5 band - Wire Yagi Beam 20M-10M  up 4 meters.

160M Inverted-L (W4TWW 1/4 wave Broad Banded Coaxial Inv-L)

30M Dipole

Arrow 2M/70cm yagi for satellites

6 Meter 3 element yagi up 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, ClubLog, eQSL  (will load LoTW and ClubLog about every night and eQSL about one week after I return)
Satellite  QSOs are paper logged so may be a delay in uploading them.

QSL Printer - Mr. QSL

KV1J
ERIC WILLIAMS
763 PLEASANT ST
MARLBORO MA 01752
USA

 KV1J is ok on QRZ.COM

Links

Cheznoo.net includes webcams

 

Thank you to all that have helped me prepare for this trip, especially Jean-Pierre FP5CJ

 

Log (all FP/KV1J trips))

Martin RF Supply

 

Last page update - 30 November 2019 - KV1J       kv1j (at) arrl (dot) net