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VK0AI Macquarie Island

Norbert, VK5MQ will be active as VK0AI, from Macquarie Island, IOTA AN - 005, with next winter team, for one year.
He will use Icom IC - 7000 transceiver and vertical antenna.
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Information from VK0AI 12 October 2019.

Norbert is on Macquarie Island AAD sub-Antarctic research station until March 2019. He has an IC-7300 and will be working mainly digital modes.
All contacts on FT8 are at TX power of 5W.
So far the antenna wire has broken 4 times and the antenna support twice due to strong winds.
Limited operating times.
QSL via eQSL, LoTW, via Bureau or direct to VK5MQ.

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Rating: 5 of 5
  • Callsign: LX1DA
  • 2018-09-30 03:52:32
Tu Norbert for one NEW ONE on Digitals. (30m ) Only one more to go for DXCC HR on this mode. You made my day. 73 GL
Rating: 5 of 5
  • Callsign: NW4DX
  • 2018-03-14 07:28:50
I hope you will have LOTW set up and ready before you get there. that will help quite a bit... plus if possible on club log to be able to check in the log or not... in any event good luck and good dx Ed