V73RRC / V73QQ – Ujelang Atoll (OC-278) - V73 IOTApedition News

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IOTApedition V73RRC (Ujelang) - OC-278 New One / V73QQ (Enewetak) - OC-087

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Callsign was changed by local authorities, and Tim is operating as V73TM. We are off to the boat in a few hours and will be in Enewetak around Monday.

On 01 Dec the signals of V73TM & V73QQ were extremely strong in East EU!
Views: 22598 | Added by: V73RRC | Date: 2010-12-02 | Comments (48)

Hello Friends,
 
Russian Robinson Club members Tim Tilleman NL8F (V73TM) and Yuri Sushkin N3QQ (V73QQ) are off to Marshall Islands to activate Ujelang Atoll, OC-278. Again. Take 2.
 
Please mark your calendar:
 
V73TM V73QQ Nov 30/Dec 1 Majuro, Ratak Chain IOTA OC-029
V73TM/mm V73QQ/mm Dec. 2-Dec 4th travel to Enewetak Atoll
V73TM V73QQ Dec 5-7 Enewetak Atoll IOTA OC-087
V73RRC around Dec. 8-11 uninhabited Ujelang Atoll IOTA OC-278, new one
V73TM V73QQ Dec 12-16 Enewetak atoll OC-087
After Majuro all dates are estimates, subject to transportation availability and weather.

Real time location, please, see in Track Our location part of this site (Menu right)

V73TM QSL via K8NA
V73QQ/V73RRC QSL via N7RO
Bands: 6m-160m
Equipment: IC-7600, IC-7000
Amplifier: Ameritron ALS-600Sx2
Antennas: full size vertical dipoles for 20/15/10m,  1/4 wave vertical for 30/40/80/160m.
Planned modes: SSB... Read more »
Views: 7825 | Added by: V73RRC | Date: 2010-11-27 | Comments (47)

Great news! Tim, NL8F will join Yuri N3QQ on the expedition to Marshall Islands! Yuri N3QQ met Tim in Dutch Harbor during 2008 trip (KL7DX, NA-234) expedition. Both air tickets now purchased, arrival in Majuro on November 30th and going back home December 17th. Possibly 160m operation from Enewetak Atoll. Activation of OC-278 planned around Dec 7-12th.

Views: 2647 | Added by: V73RRC | Date: 2010-11-13 | Comments (1)

Vessel Lady E takes off from Majuro December 1st and return flight is planned for Dec 16th from Enewetak to Majuro. So activation of OC-278 is somewhere in the middle.

Views: 925 | Added by: V73RRC | Date: 2010-11-09 | Comments (0)

Activation of IOTA new-one OC-278, Ujelang atoll in Marshall Islands. Early December, 2010 2-3 weeks. Some equipment (radio/amp/generator/antennas) already prepositioned in Enewetak. Callsign: V73RRC

Views: 1025 | Added by: V73RRC | Date: 2010-11-06 | Comments (1)

OC-087 is over with result 3525 QSOs! Now, boat back to Majuro, which takes approximately 3 days!

MNI TNX to everyone for QSOs, your interest and support!

Yuri V73QQ (op N3QQ)
Views: 1060 | Added by: V73RRC | Date: 2010-10-18 | Comments (2)

First spot from OC-087

10109.0 V73QQ 12-Oct-2010 1508Z <RK9AD>

Views: 1009 | Added by: V73RRC | Date: 2010-10-15 | Comments (2)

(from L to R): Neil Flores, City manager, Jackson Ading, Mayor of Enewetak and N3QQ

Views: 1144 | Added by: V73RRC | Date: 2010-10-15 | Comments (2)

First spot:

 14005.0  V73QQ        7-Oct-2010 0341Z  OC-029          <JS1JRY>

Views: 1797 | Added by: V73RRC | Date: 2010-10-07 | Comments (4)



Bellingham Airport L-R Yuri N3QQ Dick N7RO Don N7BT October 5th, 2010
Thanks to Dick and Don for taking me to airport
See U in the pile ups!
73, de  Yuri N3QQ
Views: 981 | Added by: V73RRC | Date: 2010-10-07 | Comments (2)

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