Upcoming Satellite Operations


Bonaire – October 22 – November 3, 2017

David, NA2AA, will be operating from DXCC country PJ4 (Bonaire) October 22 – November 3. It is believed this is the first satellite operation from Bonaire since it became a new DXCC country on 10/10/2010. The operation will be from PJ4G, Radio Mountain Bonaire, located in grid FK52tf. He will be very active, with emphasis on the linear satellites FO-29 and the XW-2’s. QSL to PJ4/NA2AA via LoTW.

[Source: David, NA2AA]

San Andres Island – November 12 – November 26, 2017

An Argentinan group will be active from San Andres Island as 5K0T November 12 – 26, 2017. Their satellite equipment will consist of an Icom IC-820H, 2 Alaskan Arrow antennas, and a Yaesu G5400 rotor. For more information, see https://www.qrz.com/lookup/5K0T

[Source: QRZ.com]

Galapagos Islands – November 29 – December 8, 2017

HC8, GALAPAGOS ISLANDS. An Argentinian group will be active as HC8LU from San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos Islands between November 29th and December 8th. Operators mentioned are Alejandro/LU8YD, Alejandro/LU9VEA, Mario/LU7VB and Patricio/LU3YK. Pilot stations are Sergio/LU7YS and Javier/ LU5FF. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using mainly SSB and Digital modes (WSPR, JT65, FT8, PSK31). Also operations on the satellites (LEO, FM and SSB). QSL via IK2DUW. Visit their Blog page for updates, at: https://hc8lu.blogspot.com.ar

[AMSAT thanks Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin No. 1331 for the above information]

Please submit any additions or corrections to n8hm@amsat.org
Updated October 11, 2017