Tuesday, August 26, 2008

KM9D on the way to OC-163

The Winlink report received Tue, 26 Aug 2008 00:00:00 UTC locates the Don Henry (with Jan KF4TUG & Mike KM9D on board) at the 13-47.77S / 165-14.44E location, "en passage, bound for Ndende Island, Santa Cruz group" entering Solomon isl. Soon the rare OC-163 ref will hopefully be activated using probably the H40MY callsign. The only previous activity from that ref has been made by Bernhard, DL2GAC as H44MS.

Update 1: Report received Wed, 27 Aug 2008 00:00:00 UTC: Location 11-55.84S / 165-36.83E RH28TB30 aboard 'Don Henry', en passage, 65nm remaining for Ndende Island.

Update 2: Report received Thu, 28 Aug 2008 00:15:00 UTC: Location 10-44.22S / 165-49.80E RH29VG90 aboard 'Don Henry', lying to anchor, Luesalo (aka Shaw Pt.) Graciosa Bay, Ndende

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