ZD9W - DX news and calendar
DX news and calendar: ZD9W
September 16, 2023
Callsign(s) ZD9W   
Start-end dates September 24, 2023 - October 22, 2023
Utilities Tracking & stats          Recent spots          DX Atlas          Propagation calculator 
DXCC   ZD9 - Tristan da Cunha & Gough I.     
IOTA   AF-029 - Tristan Da Cunha Islands     
CQ zone 32
WEB page https://lral.lv/zd9w/index.html
Planned modes CW, SSB, Digital
Planned bands 160 m, 80 m, 60 m, 40 m, 30 m, 20 m, 17 m, 15 m, 12 m, 10 m, 6 m
Source DX-World & DXNews           Tags: Expedition, DXCC
Log search Clublog


Update Septembier 15, 2023: Yuris, is waiting for its departure at 12:00 PM UTC. Captain of the ship says that it will take 9 days to reach Tristan da Cunha (ZD9). So arrival should happen on September 24.

Update Septembier 11, 2023: Today Yuris will fly from Riga, Latvia to Frankfurt, Germany. From there he will take the evening flight to Cape Town, South Africa. He will spend 3 nights there waiting for the ship to Tristan da Cunha. It takes the whole week for the ship to get to ZD9. Arrival to ZD9 is scheduled for September 22. At the moment luggage weighs 63kg – transceivers, power supplies, power amplifiers, 6m beam with the mast. He will pick up extra 30kg in Cape Town – Spiderbeam and low band vertical. 

Update August 25, 2023: The 6m band yagi for the ZD9W DXpedition is ready and being tested at Yuri's home. It weights 2.6kg, plus 3kg of 8m high Spiderbeam 12m HD fiberglass mast without 4 top sections. 

Update August 11, 2023: He will operate CW, SSB and FT8 on 160-10 metres,  and FT8 only on 6 metres.  

QSL via  Club Log's OQRS (preferred), or direct to YL2GN. A full LoTW upload will follow six months  after the end  of  the  DXpedition.

Yuris, YL2GM will be QRV from Tristan da Cunha as ZD9W from September 24 to October 22, 2023. 

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