Ladies and gentlemen, we’ve got him! I’ve passed for my F-license exam!! Still need to wait for the official answers. Thirteen wrong answers when I was allowed to make 15 wrong. So I think I’m in the save zone. Whow, very big big big relief!
Now I have to choose my callsign. I think it’s gonna be PA1JIM.
The Amateur Radio balloon SNOX IV which was attempting a transatlantic crossing splashed down in the ocean at 3:00 EDT (1900 UT) a few hundred miles from Ireland.
More details will be available on http://spiritofknoxville.com in the coming days.
3360 miles (5400km) travelled, 40 Hours in the air, Landed just 350 miles from Ireland.
Thank you all,
Spirit of Knoxville Crew
The multi-national DXpedition team scheduled to be active as 9X0R this coming weekend between March 16-27th, has added another operator to their team. The new operator is Benard, F9IE.
The 9X0R team plans to have at least 3 stations on the air on the following suggested frequencies:
CW – 1824, 3504, 7004, 10104, 14024, 18074, 21024, 24894 and 28024
SSB – 1845, 3795, 7065, 14195, 18145, 21295, 24945 and 28495
RTTY – 7035, 10140, 18100, 21080, 24920 and 28080 kHz
QSL via EA5RM.
For more info on the DXpedition, please visit their Web page at: http://www.9x0r.com