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Re: Swan Island DXpedition update



Please try the WESTERN passes on the birds. 

Thanks, 
John, K6YK
CM97 Calif. 


On Mon, 10 Mar 2008 14:55:38 -0700 (PDT) Bill Dzurilla
<billdz.geo@yahoo.com> writes:
> It looks like a go for the HQ6A expedition this
> weekend.  The 6m and 2m gear has arrived safely in
> Honduras, so let's hope for favorable propogation.  I
> arrive in San Pedro Sula, EK65, on Thursday afternoon.
>  At the very least, I hope to make some satellite
> contacts from there on Thursday evening and Friday
> morning.  On Friday, we go by land to Trujillo, EK75,
> then 23 hours by boat, leaving Saturday morning,
> through grid EK76, and arriving at our destination,
> Big Swan Island, EK87, on Sunday morning.  Satellite
> contacts should be possible from any of these
> locations, and I know a major HF operation is planned
> from the boat, but since the amps and big antennas are
> packed up it seems doubtful any serious EME or meteor
> work can be done before we get to the island, maybe if
> lucky some 6m E skip with a small antenna.
> 
> We will have internet and will post news on reflectors
> and DX clusters.  Log and other info on our website at
>  http://www.hondurasdx.com/. 
> 
> 73, Bill NZ5N  
> 
> 
>       
>
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