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CY9C – Day 7, RTTY Logs Fixed, Active on LEO Birds

It’s another beautiful day on the North East Point of St. Paul Island. Band conditions aren’t great, but the weather is getting better by the day. By the time we have to disembark, the winds should be almost still, which will make the trip home a lot easier (and safer). We’ve already started to offload… Read more »

CY9C – Day 6, Log Dump Complete!

Good afternoon from sunny and warm St. Paul Island! The wind gusts are dying down and by tomorrow should be under 30kph, but as it is, they’re manageable now and we’re operating normally. Pat, N2IEN is out getting us some more gas, and bringing some stuff from the other site (like a spare tent, just… Read more »

CY9C – Day 5, There’s a Mighty Wind a-Blowin’

Isn’t it great when you wake up to something hitting you in the head? At about 5:30AM, one of my tent poles snapped and the whole thing came down under the sustained 40kph winds coming from the west. As well, Lee, WW2DX lost his tent, as well as his operating table. He managed to catch… Read more »

CY9C – Day 4, Logs *Fixed*

Well, it’s another day here on St. Paul Island, next to the lighthouse, and I think I’ve solved the last logging issue (or at least it’s the last one I’m able to fix). One of the laptops used to get on the air at the NE point when we first landed had a time zone… Read more »

CY9C – Day 3, Logs Found

Day 3 on the North East Point and the weather is windy, but sunny and warm as well. We’re all having fun and making as many contacts as we can. Lee, WW2DX, made several EME contacts during the overnight period, and they’re busy setting up the LEO Satellite array right now. Our scheduled call with… Read more »