UPDATE @0600z – Team arrived much earlier than anticipated. Everything is OK and RT9K/P is now QRV. They hope to have first logs online later today. The team are here.


August 4, 2013The team departed Nadym earlier and will travel for about 16 hours by boat reaching Zhuravliny Island tomorrow afternoon local time.

July 28, 2013 — Following an attempt to activate Zhuravliny AS-109 in April this year, the RT9K team will again try to reach the island in the Obskaya Gulf in early August.

The operation will take place between August 5 – 11, 2013 under two callsigns.

  • RT9K/P — August 5-8 with QSL manager RX9KM.
  • R20RRC/8 — August 9-11 with QSL manager RZ3EC.

Expedition team: UA9KDF, RQ8K, RW0BG.

You can trace the expedition by ua9kdf-2 (while moving) and rt9k-14 (on the island) using www.aprs.fi

Download full info on RT9K.