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3b6rf dxpedition delayed



this affects us satellite ops, not only the hf ops. no dxpedition this year as 
planned.
73...bruce

Agalega 3B6RF Bulletin NR. 9 "We have to postpone" 
return from 3B6 to 3B8 costs us US $ 30'000. Also most of the members 
could not extend or change their leave/holidays. 
postponed expedition in May 2001. Unfortunately, probably not all of 
todady's crew members may participate in May 2001.
 In connection with the postponement the following actions were/are 
necessary: 
* Cancellation of airline tickets 
* Cancellation of the air freight and get out the equipment of Swiss customs 
* Found stores for the equipment for a period of 6 months 
* Transport of the equipment to this store 
* Ship YAESU equipment back to Germany 
* Ship antennas back to USA 
* Inform the DX community 
* Inform all the sponsors, motivating then not to withdraw their donation 
* and so on and so on !!! 
ind of course also on our website www.agalega2000.ch
Hans-Peter HB9BXE, Leader 3B6 Dxpedition




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