FP/KV1J
July 2024 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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Updates

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Schedule 2024  (preliminary schedule)

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

Sunday 30 June Drive to Halifax, NS.

Monday 1 July Fly to St. Pierre late afternoon. 

Tuesday  2 July    Take morning boat to Miquelon.  Setup antennas, station.

2 July Through 16 July   On the air SSB, CW, RTTY, FT8, FT4 - 80M - 6M 
                                                                              Primarily SSB and FT8
                                                                              Generally on the highest frequency band open favoring 12M 10M and 6M.
                                                                              Also active on 60M FT8 (allocation is 5351.5-5366.5 15 watts so mostly FT8 on 5357)

                                                                              Some 160 depending on antenna layout

                                                                              Not sure about satellite operations this trip

 

13 - 14 July    IARU HF Contest

Tuesday 16 July  Take down and take evening boat to Saint Pierre

Wednesday 17 July   Fly to Halifax then drive to Maine

 

Equipment

Elecraft K3, IC-7300

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

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.

30M Dipole

60M Vertical

6 Meter 3 element yagi up 4.5 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.  eQSL will be loaded about one week after I return)

QSL Printer - PHOTOQSLs

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 - 17 September 2023 - KV1J       kv1j (at) arrl (dot) net