NEWS UPDATE – Members of the Russian Robinson Club (RRC) –
namely Aleksandr Ivanov RA3AV, Yuri Savchenko UA0KBG and Victor
Slabodchikov UA3AKO will be on the air from Arakamchechen Island,
Chukotka IOTA AS-071, RRA RR-12-02, RDA CК-06, RFF-165 (NEW ONE),
RLHA – NEW ONE, WLOTA – NEW ONE between April 7th and 17th.
The dates are tentative and depend on local logistics and weather conditions.
Team plans to be on the island at least 5- 7 days.
Two operating positions will be on the air on 40, 30, 20 and 17 meters,
CW and SSB. Equipment to be used: two Elecraft K3’s, FT-857 (for redundancy),
500 watts power amplifiers. The antennas are: 4 SQ for 20m, GP or 2 elements switchable for 30m, GP for 17m and GP for 40m. The electricity to be taken
from two power generators (main and redundant).
QSL via UA3AKO (OQRS, direct and QSL bureau). We’re looking for technical possibility for uploading log periodically during the expedition.
Possibly we will use the satellite phone for this.
Due to remote location and transportation difficulties this trip is costly. Financial support appreciated. PayPal account victor.ri0x at gmail.com. Please include your callsign. We would appreciate if PayPal option “send to friends and relatives”