CY9C II – Day 5

Good evening from the Graveyard of the Gulf. All 4 HF stations are humming happily. Lee, WW2DX is working 2m and 6m EME simultaneously, and today (finally) finished building the Satellite station, complete with auto-tracking radio and rotator. We’ve done 4 satellite QSOs so far, but that was just to get the rest of the… Read more »

CY9C II – Day 4

It’s been a beautiful Saturday on St. Paul Island – sunny, nice breeze, no precipitation and the winds aren’t high enough to prevent Pat, N2IEN from being able to fly. Pat and I have been having problems getting AMSAT up and running. We setup the portable rotor he brought with him but the controller is… Read more »

CY9C II – Day 3

So what a busy day it’s been. Murray, WA4DAN got the monster of a mono-bander 20m beam built today, and it’s placed in such a way that it hits EU and OC perfectly, so we’ve dedicated a station to it. Already worked plenty of VK, ZL and JA. With the 20m beam, we didn’t need… Read more »

CY9C II – Day 2

Good afternoon! It’s another beautiful day on St. Paul Island. The day started out with a great deal of fog, and it took until nearly noon to burn off. It is a pretty stunning thing to see first thing when you get out of your tent. That said, Pat, N2IEN can’t fly in fog –… Read more »

CY9C II – Day 1

Sorry this took so long to post everyone – it’s been a very long day, but we’re here and we’re operating! Day started at about 7:10AM ADT getting Connor out of bed and getting showered and packed up – cleaning up our AirBnB and getting to the Markland for one last breakfast. We then met… Read more »