NEWS UPDATE – John, KK7L is returning to Tuvalu (May 23-29) and will be active during the CQ WPX CW contest as T2R. Activity outwith contest expected. Local resident T2AT may also be active. T2R via N7SMI, LoTW & Club Log.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 – John (KK7L) and Jared (N7SMI) will be underway to Tuvalu soon. We’ll be on the air Sept. 27 – Oct. 4 operating select band/mode combinations and listening intently for EU. We have donated a power generator to the Tuvalu Red Cross Society for emergency communications purposes. All donations go directly toward equipment for permanent amateur radio and emergency communications use in Tuvalu.


April 15, 2016 – KK7L and N7SMI will activate Tuvalu as T2R between September 27 – October 4, 2016. A primary focus of their DXpedition will be to provide training and equipment with intentions to establish a permanent and active Tuvalu Amateur Radio Club and emergency communications station. There are several licensed amateurs in Tuvalu. With the cooperation of the telecommunications authority, they will provide training and supplement on-island HF equipment to get a fully functional club station on the air. T2R will be the inaugural activation of this station. Donations will go directly to supporting Tuvaluan amateurs getting on the air. QSL via N7SMI. Details at