Update September 25: Operation cancelled.
Update May 25: His equipment will be a FT-450D or FT857 with a JUMA 1000 watt amp into HF6V Butternut vertical for the HF bands and a link dipole.
Update February 13: Operation rescheduled to September 29 to October 13, 2021.
Update December 27: Operation planned between March 6 to 22
Update December 25: The planned expedition to the Maldives has now been postponed with a start date of March 5, 2021 instead.
Update December 14: 8Q7CQ callsign is now confirmed and licensed issued
Update November 12: Nobby confirms that the license for 8Q7CQ will not be issued until next year. It is reserved and 60m will (hopefully) also be added to the license. He will use an FT450D, amplifier and Butternut vertical. QSL via M0OXO or Clublog.
Nobby, G0VJG informs through DX-World that he will be QRV from Reethi Faru resort, Maldives during January 14-29, 2021. QRV on SSB and Digi; 80-10m. He hopes to again be active as 8Q7CQ, but still waiting on license.