YJØX - Vanuatu on 50MHzThe Quake Contesters Group will be in Vanuatu from Friday 3rd to Tuesday 14th of October. We will operate in both the SSB (0800z 4th to 0800z 5th) & CW (0800z 11th to 0800z 12th) legs of the Oceania contest as a Multi-2.

We hope to have at least one station on the air on Friday 3rd as soon as possible after we arrive at lunchtime.

Operators are Paul ZL4PW, Geoff ZL3GA, Gordon G3USR & Phil ZL3PAH.

Foldingantennas.com hexbeam and VDAs for 10/12/15/17/20m and verticals for 30/40/80m near the sea. 6m Delta Loop (beacon) and a 6 el yagi for openings. We are likely to try 160m later in the week however this will depend on noise levels and demand on the higher bands.

QSL: ClubLog online log (near real-time) and OQRS will be available. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW within 3 months. Phil ZL3PAH is our QSL manager.

It is our intention to post QSOs in real time to ClubLog – this will depend on the local internet connection.

However we will not be posting QSOs in real time during the Oceania Contests.

More information at yj2014.wordpress.com

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