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T33A Banaba Island Update

T33A has only been active a couple of days and I haven’t had much time to work them yet. Interestingly, I worked them on 10 meters the first day they were on. Quite easily too. Usually the “Big Guns” are squeezing me out of the pileups, got lucky, maybe they were asleep 🙂 Then this morning I worked them on 30 meters after trying for quite awhile.

TX5K Clipperton Island

Well we are all anxiously awaiting TX5K to get on the air. The last update was they had landed everyone on the island and had some tents up. They also had the generators installed. I expected to see them on the air this morning but I guess we will have to wait a little longer.

Flex-Radio 3000 – Now 5000

When you get a new radio there are always some accessories or add ons you need to really get everything working. With a Software Defined Radio (SDR) like the Flex 3000 or Flex 5000 it is the same only some of those add ons are software instead of hardware.