VK0EK – March 6 – April 20, 2016


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!


Photo by Bill, AE0EE


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.
    Gary – WA6MEM

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