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VK5KI DXpedition to Kangaroo Island – IOTA OC-139 – UPDATE Preparations are almost complete for the VK5KI mini DXpedition to Kangaroo Island. We are on track to depart Monday week (July 13th) on the Sealink Ferry to the island, part … Continue reading
The logs from our Tonga DXpedition last year have now been posted to QRZ.com. We hope this will provide users of that platform with much needed confirmations!
I am very pleased to announce that the VK5KI Expedition to Kangaroo Island (IOTA OC-139) has been rescheduled, although it has also been scaled down. It will not be coinciding with the IOTA contest for 2020 and instead will be … Continue reading
We have learned today that Cyclone Harold has wrought destruction through the resort we stayed in at Ha’Atafu Beach on the north west tip of Tongatapu Island in Tonga. Our hosts informed us that the facility was wiped out by … Continue reading
2020 was never going to be a busy year given the efforts that went into preparing and running the A35JT expedition to Tonga last year. However, no one predicted the events that would unfold as a result of the COVID-19 … Continue reading
It is with much reluctance that the VK5KI team have decided to suspend preparations to travel to Kangaroo Island IOTA OC-139 in July. The rapidly deteriorating situation revolving around the COVID-19 Pandemic has recently seen locals on the island calling … Continue reading
VK5KI is now on hold due to COVID-19. Movement is being limited and the IOTA contest rules have been modified to rule out our ability to enter. We will reshedule once things start to return to normal. January 2020 has … Continue reading
The final steps of this expedition are now concluded. The first round of OQRS requested QSL cards are in the mail and we are happy to announce that the full expedition Logbook of the World upload has also been completed. … Continue reading
In the beginning… The idea for this DXpedition began after I returned home from Vanuatu as YJ0AG in April 2018. Up until this point, I had been trying to combine a family holiday with Amateur Radio, having also operated as … Continue reading
This is a preview of the bi-fold QSL Card that all direct QSL Requests will receive. Going to the printers this week!