NEWS UPDATE — We are pleased to confirm our final band plan during the XX9B DXpedition to be in the air between Mar 9th, 2018 and Mar 17th, 2018:

Mode 160M 80M 40M 30M 20M 17M 15M 12M 10M
CW 1.821,5* 3.517 7.017 10.117 14.007 18.087 21.007 24.891 28.007
SSB —- 3.777 7.060 / 7.167 —- 14.167 18.137 21.277 24.930 28.477
RTTY —- —- 7.047 10.147 14.087 18.107 21.087 24.927 28.087
FT8 1.840 3.573 7.074 10.136 14.074 18.100 21.074 24.915 28.074

* We will listen DOWN 2-3 in 160m to JA. We will listen UP to all others.

Considering some obstacles, we had to consider to upload our logs twice a day at Club Log, instead of working with online log uploading. Thus, we guarantee the lowest possibility of any mistake that could affect the reliability of our log.

PP1CZ will be the one responsible for uploading logs at Club Log. If you wish to clarify any issue related to log, please address your e-mail to PP1CZ: [email protected], but do not forget that PP1CZ is part of the team and will be busy during the DXpedition.

We are proud to welcome our latest 2 ops: PY5KD – Luciano and VU3RSB – Sara. They will certainly contribute to a wider number of contacts.

The final XX9B team will be: PP1CZ – Leo, PR7AB – Junior, PY2MC – Claudio, PY2SEX – Alex, PY2WAS – Alex, PY4BZ – Fernando, PY5HSD – Herminio, PY5KD – Luciano, PY6RT – Beto, PY7XC – Jim, VU3RSB – Sara and XX9LT – Bom.

PY2WAS and PY4BZ are already in Asia and the rest of the team will be joining in the coming days.

We will be prioritizing 160m and 80m transmissions during our sunrise and sunset times.

If you have queries, comments, requests, etc… address it to [email protected] as they will be shared with the rest of the team and replied in due course.

We thank all colleagues that contributed with their valuable opinions and support.

Enjoy your hunt!

73, XX9B DXpedition Team

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