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Tim Butcher (22 January 2014)
Hey guys! Another adventure to an awesome Island..... Not as awesome as Raoul though! Best of luck with this expedition.
Cheers, Tim (Raoulie 2010)

Fausto (23 January 2014)
Hi guys, this may be the last and only opportunity to work VK9L on TOPBAND for the few who refuse to use remote SDR.
Many thanks for trying. 73 I4EAT

Giovanni IK4GME (23 January 2014)
I totally agree with Fausto .
I hope that the guys will try to satisfy most western-Europeans possible on 160 mtrs .
keep our fingers crossed , hi !

Steffen (06 February 2014)
glad to see e very experienced stuff of OPs and just remember to VK9LM
back in the early nineties, have a good and save travel and tremendous pile ups !! Cu, Steve,DL5DXS

Everbeen (14 March 2014)
Sintered Alnico magnet is usually restricted to smaller sizes, it has slightly lower magnetic properties, but better mechanical strength than cast alnico magnet.

A.Tahir DENGIZ, TA2T (10 May 2014)
Congratulations, and I'm sure that you will meet an huge pileup. I may not reach to your station but I will try to listen. Best wishes from Ankara - TURKEY ... Tahir - TA2T

Dale McCarthy VK4DMC (11 July 2014)
G'day Christian DL1MGB
Nice to see so many of the Willis Island group are once again visiting Queensland .
Say G'day to the guys for me and I hope to work you on many bands Phone and CW.
de Dale VK4DMC

KG9Z Scotty (18 July 2014)
Have a safe trip. Hope to work you on may bands. Best Dx es 73.

KG9Z Scotty

Eduardo Goyeneche (21 August 2014)
Good Dx, 73

Ed Durrant DD5LP/VK2JI - Lordhowe2011 DXpedition (10 September 2014)
Good luck with everything. If I can give any info, from my experience as a junior team member on LordHowe 2011 DXpedition, drop me a line.

One point - 23kilos per person is allowed on the SYD-LH flight (and you can pre-buy more capacity) BUT only 14 kilos is gaurenteed to come with you on the plane. Over 14 kilo items may come on the next flight, which can be 2 or 3 days later depending upon the time of year. All of our baggage came on the same plane, but you may not be as lucky.

You will have found out by now, that there is ONLY ONE SHIP that is able to transport freight to Lord Howe as it is specially built with a flat bottom, so that it can get into the lagoon and to the landing pier.

A question - are any of the team into SOTA? If so there is an easy SOTA peak that could be activated on Lord Howe (and couple of others that would be major operations).

73 and all the best Ed (ex VK2ARE / still VK2JI/DD5LP/G8GLM).

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