TopBand: CY9AA on 160

Bill Tippett btippett@CTC.Net
Tue, 17 Jun 1997 07:09:44 -0500 (EST)

>From The Daily DX:

Mike, VE9AA, announced yesterday that Tom Taormina, K5RC , will be
the "North American HF Pilot Station" for the upcoming CY9AA
DXpedition to Saint Paul Island.  Pertinent comments about the CY9AA
DXpedition may be sent to Tom via e-mail to during
the operation.  Operators for this DXpedition are:  Mike Smith,
VE9AA, Doug Shepard, VE1PZ and Dennis Motschenbacher, K7BV.  They
will depart from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia on the morning of June 26th
on "The Heidi M II", a lobster boat.  They will begin operating three
stations once all stations are up and running with the basic
antennae.  With this in mind the operation should start sometime June
27th.  They will be active on 2 through 160 meters, SSB, CW and some
RS12.  Look for CY9AA on the following frequencies:

SSB (secondary)            CW  (optional)
1.842  (.854)               1.828 (.824)

Sponsors for this operation include: NCDXF, UKSMG, WJ2O, GJ4ICD,
SMIRK, Cushcraft, Chiltern/RSGB, Dunestar, K6QXY and JPS.  10,000 
bi-fold color QSLs will supplied by WJ2O.  QSL via VE9AA:
Mike Smith
271 Smith RD.
Waterville-Sunbury Co.
E2V 3V6 

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