It is now just after 0000Z on the 14th of May. W6D is fully authorized to be operated from this point on for the next 2 weeks. But I am getting to sleep Early tonight as I have to be at the HRO Swapmeet early tomorrow morning. Then, after visiting work for one last time, I will head home and put W6D on the air, with my KW and KT-33 HOWEVER, tomorrow will be quite busy with Armed Forces Day, and there is a good chance one of the Military stations might have chosen My frequency to listen on (They are doing Split). So, the target freq for this, and the whole DXpedition is 14.245 Mhz. +/- QRM. If you have a modest station, Tomorrow is your BEST BET to get into the W6D log. But I won't operate too far into the evening, as I need to get a VERY good nights sleep before the Launch Sunday morning at 9AM PDT. Last year, I was WELL into AZ before the band opened enough to work anyone. Will see how it goes this year. First day's destination will be probably the rest stop between Gallup and Alberquerque, NM. Since I have a late start, It will be a very LONG and tiring day. The following day will be even worse, as I have to make it to Joplin, MO. And Tuesday, I need to make it all the way to Dayton to get to my Motel room. These are VERY LONG and hard days of driving, so no MOUSING AROUND will likely occur. I need to focus on 700-900 miles per day to make the 2200 total. I have already seen East St Louis, but there might be more derelict buildings to photo. Will see how the clock is doing. That is a 360 mile trip from there to Dayton. That is about 6 hours. I will be stopping at Mickey Ds along the way to use their WIFI and check into QRZed here, and upload any pics to my Flickr account, though those are best done in the Motel. I Upped the capital being brought so that if I find a DEAL OF A LIFETIME, I won't have to pass on it because I ran out of cash. But Dayton prices are usually quite ridiculous, making Ebay seem cheap. SO, W6D is officially ACTIVE as of now. Hope to work U all, 73!