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Friday, December 29, 2017

6060 from Somalia

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6O6O from Somalia

Operators Ken LA7GIA and Adrian KO8SCA will be active as 6O6O from Somalia between January 3-16th, 2018.

Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. They will be using their Elecraft K3 radios into a beam, verticals, dipoles and beverages as well as high power amplifiers.

If there is Internet available on the site, they will do a live ClubLog and LoTW uploads on all QSOs. Paper QSL cards are via M0OXO and his OQRS.

Adrian informs OPDX that Somalia is a country ravaged by poverty and war, but it is slowly returning to normal.

Their DXpedition will also have a humanitarian aspect. Both Ken and Adrian will pay for all the DXpedition expenses. All money raised during the DXpedition will go to the not-for-profit Doctors Without Borders (DWOB) [see the following Web page ( which recently returned to Somalia see after an absence of a few years.

They have also set up a dedicated PayPal address for these donations Closing date for donations is February 1st, 2018, when donations will be wire transferred to DWOB.

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