VK0EK – March 6 – April 20, 2016

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Photo by Bill, AE0EE

We have SIX stations on the air!

Quite a bit of rain today, and the flat sandy area (nullabor) near camp flooded. Glad we didn’t put tents there!

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Photo by Bill, AE0EE

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Six amateur radio stations cranking out radio contacts simultaneously in our operations tent. They have installed eleven antennas and work on a 24 hour cycle to meet the insatiable demand from the vibrant worldwide amateur radio community. Radio expeditions to far flung remote locations is a tradition among hams that goes back to the earliest days of the hobby over a century ago. The connection to scientific projects is well established – Thor Heyerdahl had a station on the Kon-Tiki, as does the International Space Station where amateur radio is actively pursued by lonely astronauts.

Photo and write up by Adam, K2ARB

3 thoughts on “Status Update [2016-03-31 12:05:46z]

  1. Deryl says:

    How can I find the exact frequency you are on?

    1. ky6r says:

      Please read the “How to Work Us” section and pay closest attention to Pt. 10 . . .

      Good luck.

  2. Gary says:

    The team is doing a great job! Thanks for all the effort. Hope all are having a good time.
    73,
    Gary – WA6MEM

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