DX Pedition to the Phillipines...How does one get started?

Discussion in 'The DX Zone' started by WB5CKO, Apr 21, 2012.

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  1. WB5CKO

    WB5CKO Ham Member QRZ Page

    Howdy all,
    I have always wanted to go to the Phillippines for a dxpedition and also world war II history.
    Anyone going?
    Please send me the particulars.
    thanks, 73, don wb5cko
     
  2. WA4FNG

    WA4FNG Ham Member QRZ Page

    You may want to contact Philippine Amateur Radio Association - http://www.para.org.ph/main.htm and scroll down to the section about reciprocal licensing. Hope that helps.
     
  3. WB5CKO

    WB5CKO Ham Member QRZ Page

    Thanks, I was hoping for someone who had been there, done that also!

    I think i need to Join a group already knowing how to do this!
    thanks, 73, don
     
  4. NI7I

    NI7I Ham Member QRZ Page

    I have absolutely no good ham input for you. I can tell you this much.. Those islands have so much to offer, I doubt you will be doing much
    hamming.. They are gorgeous beyond belief and the people, as a rule are about as nice a group as you will find anywhere. Hope you make
    it there.

    Lee
    NI7I
     
  5. WB2WIK

    WB2WIK Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    I agree, PARA is very helpful and going through them is pretty much mandatory.

    My XYL's in Cebu, P.I. right now and through most of June visiting family and attending her college class reunion. I've visited three times but not this time.

    Most stuff is cheap. I think the Philippine Peso conversion now is about 43p to $1 U.S. dollar, so those "fees" which sound like a lot (such as "500p") actually aren't. 500p is about $12.
     
  6. WB5CKO

    WB5CKO Ham Member QRZ Page

    thanks guys, I have friends here also in Cebu and
    Balcalod. was hoping to kill 2 birds with 1 stone so to speak.
    thanks, don wb5cko
     
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