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VU4PB

VU4PB Equipment

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Rigs

  • Elecraft K3
  • Two Kenwood TS-2000
  • ICOM 756 Pro II
  • ICOM 756 Pro III
  • Yaesu FT 847
  • Kenwood TS-950

Antennas

  • Two Spider Beams (20-17-15-12-10m)
  • SteppIR 2-element Yagi (20-6m)
  • SteppIR 3-element Yagi (40-6m)
  • SteppIR Big IR vertical (40-10m)
  • Wire and vertical antennas for low band operation (160-80-40-30m)
  • 18m Spider poles for Low band antennas (160-80m)
  • Force12 C3S Yagi (20-10m)

Amplifiers

  • Yaesu Quadra VL1000 Amp
  • Kenwood TL-922 Amp
  • Yaesu FL2100 Amp
  • TenTec Hercules II
  • Ameritron ALS-500 Amp
  • Ameriton AL-811H Amp

Digital

  • MicroHAm MicroKeyer II
  • RigExpert Standard
  • Signalink USB
 

VU4PB Operators

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Call CW SSB DIGI
VU2ABS Yes Yes
VU2CDP Yes
VU2DH Yes
VU2GGM Yes
VU2GMN Yes Yes
VU2LU Yes
VU2MTT Yes Yes
VU2NXM Yes Yes
VU2PAI Yes Yes Yes
VU2PTT Yes Yes Yes
VU2RCR Yes
VU2RCT Yes
VU2SJD Yes Yes
VU2SMN Yes
VU2VKU Yes Yes
VU3DMP Yes Yes
VU2RDQ Yes Yes
 

Press Release 1

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Press Release 1: Feb 16, 2011

ARSI to take a DXpedition to the Andaman Islands- VU4PB - March 15th to 31st 2011

ARSI, who had taken a very successful expedition to Lakshadweep in December 2006,
are all set to go to Port Blair in the Andaman's in the second half of March 2011.


All permissions are in hand for a group of 17 operators to be active between the 15th and 31st March, with the call sign VU4PB

Four stations are planned, operating on all bands and modes, from three locations - The Sinclair Bay View Hotel, The Megapode Nest and the Megapode Camping Resort.

The first batch of eleven operators will fly out on the 12th March and be followed by the rest over the next few days
The heavy equipment will go by sea in the last week of February.


Stay tuned for more news at this link



 

Andamans

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The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of islands in the Indian Ocean and a Union Territory of India.

The territory is located in the Indian Ocean, and geographically is part of Southeast Asia, 150 km north of Aceh in Indonesia and separated from Thailand and Burma by the Andaman Sea. It comprises two island groups, the Andaman Islands and the Nicobar Islands, separated by the 10° N parallel, with the Andamans to the north of this latitude, and the Nicobars to the south. The Andaman Sea lies to the east and the Bay of Bengal to the west.

The territory's capital is the Andamanese town of Port Blair. The territory's population as per the most recent (2001) Census of India was 356,152. Added together, the total land area of the territory is approximately 6,496 km² or 2,508 sq mi.

 

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