W8S – Swains Island

From 10-25 March 2020 an international team of 10 operators will be active from Swains Island as W8S. Club Log ranks Swains Island as Number 34 on the Most-Wanted List, worldwide.

They will be QRV on all HF bands in CW, SSB, FT8 and RTTY with 4 stations from 2 separated camps.

They will run 4 stations simultaneously, 24 hours a day. Radios will be Elecraft K3/K3S and amplifiers will be Expert 1.3K-FA / Expert 1.5K-FA. Antennas will be Inverted-L for Top Band, Verticals, Phased Verticals, VDA,s Hex Beam, plus K9AY or Beverage receive antennas.

The main modes will be CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. On some bands we will be active in 2 modes at the same time.

CLICK HERE for the W8S web page.

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