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Bet Shankhodhār Island | 16-23 March 2012 (New IOTA)

QSL update

Posted by VU2CDP - April 20, 2012 - Blog

Pic shows QSL reverse   AT2DW QSOs were uploaded to ARRL’s LoTW today. The QSL cards have been printed and shipped by Gennady, UX5UO and should reach Sarla within the next few days.  Snail-mail posting of cards would begin soon after. Meanwhile, if there are still any cases of busted or missing QSOs, please reach […]

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Press Release # 8

Posted by VU2CDP - March 27, 2012 - Blog
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The logs have been uploaded and OQRS has been enabled.  We have found that one of our computer logs has an issue with the timings of QSOs.  All other information as per call sign, band and mode are intact.  Most of these QSOs are in SSB mode.  This is a software glitch which we did […]

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Press Release # 7

Posted by VU2CDP - March 26, 2012 - Blog
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AT2DW went QRT at around midnight (local) on 23rd March 2012.  It was a wonderful experience for the team and we worked with excellent coordination, working all the band openings  in every mode. As team leader, I was blessed to work with such fine operators.  I also want to thank the entire ham radio community […]

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Online log update

Posted by VU2CDP - March 25, 2012 - Blog
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The current log update on ClubLog doesn’t contain a very clean and comprehensive ADIF file. There are still gaps in the log which are being filled and we intend completing this in the next 2 days. Hopefully, you should see all your QSOs after that.  Post the final upload, the Online QSL Request System (OQRS) […]

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Posted by VU2CDP - March 23, 2012 - Blog
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There seems to have been a glitch while merging logs and some QSOs are not reflecting within ClubLog after today’s log update.  The QSOs are not lost so there is no cause for worry. The issue would be sorted out over the weekend. The team would be QRV for a few more hours; probably until […]

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Press Release # 6: Update

Posted by VU2CDP - March 23, 2012 - Blog
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The operation is drawing to a close and antennas are being taken down. We had many challenges during the operation but we managed to keep the stations running. We continue to maintain our focus towards the harder to reach parts of the world, especially NA . We are happy to have put more NA stations […]

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Press Release #5: Log online

Posted by VU2CDP - March 19, 2012 - Blog

Everything is going smoothly on the island. A lot of Europeans are already in the AT2DW log. Unfortunately we cannot update the online log as frequently as we want to because of poor internet connectivity. Ops at the moment: 2SWS, NKS, IZO, NXM and CDP. We hope to work you in the coming days!

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Press Release # 4: Equipment list and QRGs

Posted by VU2CDP - March 15, 2012 - Blog
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The advance party spent the whole of Thursday putting up antennas and are almost nearing completion.  It is likely that they may begin operations late on 15th evening. Main Radios: Kenwood TS 590, Elecraft K3 Backup:  Icom 718, Yaesu FT 857D  (one of the backup rigs maybe pressed into service for a 3rd station once […]

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Press Release # 3

Posted by VU2CDP - March 13, 2012 - Blog

The advance party, comprising Sarla VU2SWS, Mickey VU2IZO and Nandu VU2NKS, left on the afternoon of 13th March from Mumbai to Okha. Their ETA at the port of Okha is at 1600hrs (local) on Wednesday, 14th and they are expected to reach the island QTH by 1800 hrs. They will spend the following two days […]

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Press Release #2

Posted by VU2CDP - March 7, 2012 - Blog

The team members would be arriving in batches with an advance party reaching the island on 15th March. Rest of the team members will arrive on a staggered basis until 17th March. The team plans to be active with 2 stations, with the possibility of a 3rd station, and will use vertical antennas. They will […]

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