VU7LD Press Release 7

 

VU7LD PRESS RELEASE – 7

November 28 2006

The first batch of operators with a couple of XYL’s are assembling at Kochi today and will sail on the MV Bharat Seema from Kochi docks on 29th November afternoon, reaching Kavaratti Island in Lakshadweep early morning of the 30th November 2006.

They will all be meeting for a planning meeting at 1800 hrs this evening when all the details will be worked out.

All heavy material, antennae, linear amps etc have already been sent by sea and will be waiting for the group’s arrival so that no time is lost in getting the stations QRV quickly.

The first batch of operators consists of:
VU2SWS, VU3KKZ, VU3SGS, VU2PJP, VU3ENB, VU2VKU, VU2PAI, VU2RCR, VU2RDQ, VU2DMP, VU2IZO, VU2NKS, VU2NXM, VU2MTT, VU2GGM

The following are suggested frequencies for VU7LD operations

MHz CW SSB RTTY SSTV PSK
1.8 1822 1845
3.5 3502 3795 3570 3580
7 7002 7060 7035 7037
10.1 10102 10137 10140
14 14022 14260 14085 14230 14071
18 18072 18150 18100 18100
21 21022 21260 21085 21085
24.9 24892 24940 24920 24920
28 28022 28495 28080 28120

 

We will nearly always work split frequency and will regularly announce the frequencies on which we are listening. We will only make contacts on our transmitting frequency during the last few days of the DXpedition if the pile-ups have disappeared.

Every half hour – on the hour and half hour – a call will be made for QRP stations.

Stay tuned

73, de Gopal VU2GMN