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Ham Talk Live! Episode 91 - Bouvet Island DXpedition Update with K0IR

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by WB9VPG, Nov 28, 2017.

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  1. WB9VPG

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    Thursday night at 9 pm Eastern on Ham Talk Live!, Ralph Fedor, K0IR, will be back to give us an update on the Bouvet Island DXpedition that will be happening at the end of January. Ralph will take your questions LIVE on the show about this exciting journey!

    Tune into Ham Talk Live! Thursday night at 9 pm Eastern time by going to hamtalklive.com. When the audio player indicates LIVE, just hit the play button! If you miss the show live, you can listen on demand 24/7/365.25 also at hamtalklive.com; or a podcast version is on nearly all podcast sites a few minutes after the live show is over. Some sites include Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, SoundCloud, and iHeart Podcasts; and it's also available on YouTube.

    Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-NET-HAM-1 live during the show, or by Skype. Our username is hamtalklive. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.

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  2. W0AAT

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    Looking forward to a 2m EME attempt! And maybe catch them on HF but my antennas there are marginal!
     
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  3. KA5DJS

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    What frequency will they operate
     
  4. N0IRS

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    My new 14 antenna EME array should suck them off the moon just fine.
     
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  5. W0AAT

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    I will have to make do with my 4x m2 2m12's LOL
     
  6. NF6E

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  7. W0AAT

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    Why in the heck do they plan to operate in the extra class band portion on most bands? If I was a General looking for them on SSB and donated I would want a refund!
     
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  8. WB9VPG

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    Looks like on 40.... perhaps that's the only place they are allowed in that region?
     
  9. KN4AQ

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    Their band plan lists where they will transmit. It's common for DX and DXpeditions to transmit outside the American General Class band, but receive inside the band. I can't promise that's what they'll do, but it's what I'd expect.

    And btw, nice show, Neil!
     
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  10. AL4Y

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    They won’t be on air for another 6 weeks. That’s plenty of time to upgrade.
     

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