YEAR 2006

1) February 15-22, 2006 - ARRL DX CW, St. Martin Island - I operated from the FS5UQ Hilltop Station, using FS5UQ (OPR K3LP) call sign, Single Operator, Low Power during the contest. Prior to and after the contest, I operated as FS/K3LP.

FS5UQ (Opr. K3LP) operating ARRL DX CW, Single Operator, Low Power Un-Assisted February 18-20, 2006

FS/W3ARS on February 20, 2006

FS/K3LP on February 20, 2006

All the FS5UQ QSL's shall be sent direct to the QSL Manager - W3HNK. The FS/K3LP QSL's are via my home call K3LP.

Clint (W3ARS) joined me on the this trip and operated the HF bands as FS/W3ARS. QSL via home call W3ARS.


2) April 18-25, 2006 Andaman Island DX-pedition - VU4AN/VU3RWO - After receiving a personal invite from Ms. Bharathi Prasad (VU2RBI) on New Year's day 2006, I operated from Port Blair, Andaman Islands on April 20, 2006 and returned on May 2, 2006. Starting April 18, stations operated using the VU4AN/XXXXX call sign through April 26, 2006, 0000 GMT.

Icom America: Thanks for your support!
Thanks to ICOM America
for providing us with two IC-746PRO HF Rigs
on this VU4 DXpedition!


Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

April 18-20, 2006


My QSL Manager at this point is Bryan, N3ST. Check www.QRZ.com for Bryan's mailing address.



3) Nov. 14-28, 2006 Libya DX-pedition -  Our international team has put together a November 2006 Libya DX-pedition, including the CQ World Wide CW DX Contest.  We will be an all bands with CW and SSB and for the first time ever digital modes on RTTY, SSTV and PSK plus another first will be FM.  We will use the call sign 5A7A.  We plans to be active from November 15th to 29th, 2006.  Our team will be located near the Mediterranean coast just outside the Tripoli capital city.