Press Release #4

18. 04. 16

VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DX-pedition
(OC-182)

We are now in the implementation phase of the project; equipment is being consolidated in Fremont, California. Customs brokers in the USA and New Zealand have been selected, and the New Zealand Government issued us an import / export license to ship the equipment to and from the country.

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Press Release #3

18. 03. 25

For Immediate Release
Press Release #3
March 23, 2018

VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DX-pedition
(OC-182)

Joining the team is Ken Karr NG2H. A CW enthusiast, Ken was most recently a member of the VK0EK Heard Island 2016 DX-pedition team. Ken was first licensed in 1955 and credits amateur radio for launching his interests in science, engineering and oceanography.  Ken is retired from the US Navy; his assignments included commanding two nuclear fast attack submarines and serving as the senior member of the Navy’s Atlantic Fleet Operational Reactor Safeguards Examination team. We are very happy to welcome Ken to the team.

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Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition, Press Release #2

18. 02. 13

For Immediate Release
Press Release #2
Feb 8, 2018

VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DX-pedition
(OC-182)

Joining the team is Vadym UT6UD. An active DX-peditioner, he has operated as H44UD, A35UD, S21XV, FO/UT6UD from Austral and Marquesas Islands, FG/UT6UD. He was a member of the 2016 VK0EK DX-pedition to Heard Island. Many will recognize Vadym from his 160 activity.

We’re happy to announce that 6 meter EME was added to the project. With planning support from Lance W7GJ, and the 6 meter community, we hope to make the first ever 6m EME QSOs from Ducie Island.

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Elecraft

18. 01. 19

Elecraft new

We're happy to announce that Elecraft has signed on to be a supplier of radios and amplifiers. Details are being finalized and will be posted on this wsebsite. We appreciate Elecraft's continued support of our projects.

Vadym, UT6UD Joins the Team

17. 12. 13

Please join us in welcoming Vadym UT6UD to the team. Many of you may know Vadym from the Top Band. He was a member of the 2016 Heard Island DX-pedition team. You may read his CV  Here.  Welcome aboard Vadym!

NCDXF Grant

17. 12. 04

ncdxf logo1

We're happy to announce that VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DX-pedition received a grant from the Northern California DX Foundation. We appreciate the continued support from the Foundation.

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