VK9X, Christmas Island

James Brooks, 9V1YC/N1YC, and Wilbert Knol, PE7T, are now active from Christmas Island (OC-002) until approximately April 21st.

They will be active as VK9X/N1YC and VK9X/PE7T on 80-10 meters using SSB and CW. They have no specific plans for Digital modes.

QSL via W5UE for VK9X/N1YC and via PE7T for VK9X/PE7T.

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