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Next Stop:  Navassa Island!

I've been active continuously since I was first licensed in 1962 and have been involved in many aspects of amateur radio.  However, my passions have been DX'ing, contesting, and especially DXpeditions.  Growing my antenna farm has also been fun.

Photos from some of my previous DXpeditions.  Enjoy!

My last DXpedition, Amsterdam Island - FT5ZM, is now history.  We logged over 170,000 QSO's.  Our 3,800 nautical mile round-trip voyage from Fremantle, Australia was without incident, the hospitality and friendship extended to us by TAAF and the French members of the 65th mission to Amsterdam was outstanding, and I was fortunate to have 13 great team members with me.

The DXpedition website link is still active at:  www.amsterdamdx.org


I was a member of the Maplelo - HK0NA DXpedition team in 2012.  We netted over 195,000 QSO's.



Just prior to HK0NA I visited Bhutan in the fall of 2011 and operated as A52IR.



Earlier in 2011 I was a member of the South Orkney Island DXpedition team - VP8ORK.



I had the unique opportunity to join a group activating a new country in 2010.  We operated from Saba Island with the call of PJ6A.



Desecheo had been inactive for a long time.  I was fortunate to be a member of the K5D team that put the island on the air in 2009


The island of Peter the First has to be one of the most unique places on earth.  It's isoloated, majestic, and can turn from a beautiful and pristine scene to a very hostile environment within minutes.  I have been fortunate to have visited Peter the Frist twice; in 1994 as 3Y0PI (left) and again in 2006 as 3Y0X (right).



Heard Island is also remote with an environment that will test you.  Our team spent two weeks on Heard Island in 1997 operating as VK0IR.  It is desolate and hostile, but a magic place.


I've also visited Southern Thule Island in the South Sandwich chain and the island of South Georgia on two occasions.  I operated as VP8SSI and VP8THU from South Sandwich and VP8CBA and VP8GEO from South Georgia.  South Georgia (left) is a beautiful place  ..... South Sandwich (right) ---- not so much.



Finally, there was a trip to Easter Island in 2005, XR0Y.

73, Best of DX, and see you on the air!

Ralph - K0IR





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