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  • Jan 17-19 EM17 KN6DBC  AO-91 & AO-92 night passes (@KN6DBC)

New Orleans, LA (EL49, EL58, EM59, EM40, EM50, EM60) January 14 – February 1, 2020

Adam, KC3OBS, will be roving EM40, EM50, EL49, EL59, January 14th – Feb 1st. In between, Adam will be EL58, January 18th or 19th depending on weather, and in EM60 January 29th. Adam will announce passes and updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sparky_husky

Labrador (GO11 +) January 19-27, 2019

Chris VE3FU, Dave VE9CB, and Frank VO1HP will be active as VO2AC in the 2020 CQ160 CW contest, January 24-26, from Point Armour Lighthouse, in Labrador. If time permits before the contest, they may be active on FM satellites from GO11 as VO2AC or VO2AAA.

Depending on weather and timing of passes, you might catch them on FM satellites as they make their way from FO93 to GO-11, passing through FO92, GO02, GO13, GO12, and GO22 along the way, but no promises. They will also make the reverse trek on January 27.

Montserrat (FK86) Janury 26 – February 2, 2020

Mel, W8MV, will be in Montserrat 26 January until 2 February, operating under the call sign VP2MCV on FM Sats. QSL via LOTW.

Antigua (FK97) February 2 – 9, 2020

Mel, W8MV, will be in Antigua 2-9 February.  Mel is waiting for his operating license.  Will update as soon as it arrives. FM only. QSL via LOTW

Isla Perez, Mexico (EL52, EL50, EL51) February 11 – 17, 2020

Members of Radio Club Puebla DX will be active as 6F3A from Isla Perez, Mexico, between February 11-17. The operators mentioned are Patricia/XE1SPM (Team Leader), Ismael/XE1AY, Rey/XE1SRD and Ricardo/XE1SY. Activity will be on 80/40/20/17/15/12/10/6 meters, and include the ARRL DX CW Contest (February 15-16). QSL via XE1SY. Ismael, XE1AY, reports that he doing CW and the satellites, and will also TX from EL50 and XE1AY/mm from EL51.

Big Bend National Park (DL88)  March 16-17, 2020

Ron AD0DX, Doug N6UA, and Josh W3ARD will operate from Big Bend National Park to put grid DL88 on the air.  Details will be added here, as they come available, but you are more than welcome to keep an eye on their individual Twitter feeds:  https://twitter.com/ad0dxhttps://twitter.com/dtabor, and https://twitter.com/W3ARDstroke5

Please submit any additions or corrections to ke4al (at) amsat.org
Updated January 11, 2020