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Old 02-12-2012, 08:54   #1
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HAMS - DXing opportunity

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Thought some of the HAMS out there who contest might find this article interesting...working on getting my license but won't have it in time for this opportunity...Sounds like a fun trip they are taking!
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Old 02-12-2012, 09:44   #2
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Re: HAMS - DXing opportunity

That looks like a lot of fun. Sail off to an island and operate radios. My two favorite hobbies.

Too bad my equipment is not operational right now.
I used to live in the Marshall Islands in high school, where I first got my radio license. That was fun operating as a DX. Always had pile ups.
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Old 02-12-2012, 13:26   #3
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Re: HAMS - DXing opportunity

They are active now with great signals in the eastern U.S. There are lots of similar stories and some famous ones from sailors activating Bouvet, S Sandwich and Marion Islands as well as numerous S Pacific islands.
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