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12/30/16

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FS5KA Team - Back (L to R): Dima (RA9USU), David (K3LP), Krassy (K1LZ) and Front (L to R): Chip (N2YO) and Kam (N3KS) at  Mort's (W1UQ) QTH in French St. Martin - February 2007 - 1st Place M/M World - ARRL DX CW Contest 2007

South Pacific Islands DX-Pedition 2007 - N8S - Swains Island, 5W5LP - Western Samoa, NH8/K3LP - Samoa, and KH6/K3LP and KH6BB - Hawaii  VP5LP Team - (L to R): Steve (N3SB), David (K3LP), Larry (N7DD) & Jim (WX3B) in North Caicos Island, BWI - February  2003 - 1st Place World, M/2, ARRL DX CW Contest 2003
Hrane (YT1AD) and David (K3LP) visit in Maryland - Some great planning in the works! Dima (RA9USU) visits David (K3LP) in Maryland - Just spent some time reliving the 7O6T DX-pedition to Republic of Yemen 2012 Krassy (K1LZ), Hrane (YT1AD), Paul (N6PSE) and David (K3LP) in Maryland - Relaxing at K3LP Deep Creek Lake House

 

Here are some of my past DX-peditions and Projects

 

2017 DX-peditions & Radio Related Travel

 

TBD

 

2016 DX-peditions & Radio Related Travel

 

January - February 2016; South Sandwich (VP8STI) and South Georgia (VP8SGI) DX-Pedition; #3 and # 8 DXCC Most wanted;

VP8STI; 54,641 QSOs - 7 Days - DXCC Most Wanted # 3 - S. Thule Island, S. Sandwich Islands - IOTA  #AN-009

VP8SGI; 82,847 QSOs - 8 Days -  DXCC Most Wanted # 8 - S. Georgia Islands - IOTA # AN-007

Combined Total 137,488 QSOs

 

 

Paul (N6PSE) and David (K3LP) Co-Team Leaders

http://www.intrepid-dx.com/vp8

 

January 9, and February 13-20, 2016 - Stanley, Falkland Islands

Jan. 9, 2016 and Feb. 12, 2016 - VP8IDX/MM (K3LP Opr.)

 

Jan. 8-9 and Feb. 21, 2016 - Santiago, Chile

Jan. 9, and Feb. 20, 2016 - Punta Arenas, Chile

Jan. 9, and Feb. 20, 2016 - Rio Gallaegos, Argentina

Jan. 9, 2016 - Mount Pleasant and Stanley, Falkland Islands and VP8DRC (K3LP Opr.)

 

VP8STI, Southern Thule, South Sandwich Islands, Jan. 18-25, 2016

VP8SGI, Grytiviken and Husvik, South Georgia Islands, Jan. 14 and, Jan. 28 through Feb. 7, 2016

VP8DRC (David - K3LP), Stanley, Falkland Islands - Feb. 12-20, 2016

 

 

April 14, 2016 - Dorothy Grant Elementary School, Field Day, Test Session and after school VP8 DX-Pedition presentation

 

April 15-17, 2016 - Visalia DX Convention, Visalia, CA

 

April 18, 2016 - DGES Student BessNwachukwu (KK6TQN), Set-up Dipole Antenna & Donated TS-440SAT/Coax/PwrS/Antenna

 

May 5, 2016 - HamNation Interview VP8STI/VP8SGI DX-Pedition

 

May 18, 2016 - DGES Student Mikayla Obrien (KK6LCD), Set-up Dipole Ant & Donated IC-7??/Coax/Pwrs/Antenna

 

May 19, 2016 - K9PG Dinner Hooter's Dayton, Ohio

May 20-22, 2016 - Dayton HamVention, Dayton, Ohio

May 20, 2016 - SWODXA DX Dinner, Dayton, Ohio - VP8STI/VP8SGI "DX-Pedition of the Year" award

May 21, 2016 - Contest Dinner, Dayton, Ohio

 

June 24 to July 1, 2016 - Europe Travel & Celebrity Cruise; Constellation Ship

June 21-24, 2016 - Venice, Italy - Depart at 4:30 PM

June 25, 2016 - Zadar, Croatia, Arrive 7:00 AM and Depart. 5:00 PM

June 26, 2106 - Kotor, Montenegro, Arrive 10:00 AM and Depart 5:00 PM

June 28, 2016 - Rome, Italy, Arrive 7:00 AM and Depart 7:00 PM

June 29, 2016 - Florence/Pisa, Italy, Arrive 7:00 AM and Depart 7:00 PM

June 30, 2016 - Toulon, France, Arrive 9:00 AM and Depart 4:30 PM

July 1, 2016 - Barcelona, Spain, Arrive 6:00 AM

 

July 1-3, 2016 - Bracelona, Spain and visit with Axel Serena (EB3CW) and Pedro Martinez Fernandez (EA3GFP)

July 2, 2016 - Operated EA3/K3LP, Barcelona, Spain from EB3CW Station

 

July 3-7, 2016 - Paris, France and visit Florent Moudar (F5CWU)

 

August 7, 2016 - Joe Walsh (WA6ACU) Concert, Baltimore, MD

 

August 18-23, 2016 - Japan Ham Fair and visit Zorro (JH1AJT), Tokyo, Japan

August 20, 2016 - Japan Ham Fair, Speaker VP8STI/VP8SGI (David - K3LP)

August 22, 2016 Operated as JI1UWC (David - K3LP/JI1UWC)

 

Sept. 9-10, 2016 - ARRL New England Division Convention, Boxborough, MA,

Sept. 9, 2016, 6:00 PM Dinner Speaker VP8STI/VP8SGI (David - K3LP)

 

Sept. 17-18, 2016 - W9DXCC, Schaumburg, IL

Sept. 17, 2016, 9 PM, Speaker VP8STI/VP8SGI (David - K3LP)

 

October 28, 2016, Dorothy Grant Elementary School, 4th Grade students Field Day & After school students

 

November 13, 2016 visited  Roger Stephens (K5VRX) in Annandale, VA

 

Dec. 23 to Dec. 30, 2016 - Caribbean & Central America Travel & Holland America Cruise; Ossterdam Ship

Dec. 23, 2016 - Tampa, FL - Depart at 4:30 PM

Dec. 24, 2016 - Key West, FL, Arrive 8:00 AM and Depart 4:30 PM

Dec. 26, 2016 - Mahogany Bay, Roatan Island, Honduras, Arrive 8:00 AM and Depart 4:30 PM

Dec. 28, 2016 - Cozumel, Mexico, Arrive 8:00 AM and Depart 4:30 PM

Dec. 29, 2016 - at Sea (Caribbean)

Dec. 30, 2016 - Tampa, FL, Arrive 7:00 AM

 

 

2015 DX-peditions & Radio Related Travel

 

K6DGE Dorothy Grand Elementary School; Field Day # 7 - Fontana, CA - February 23, 2015

 

K6DGE Dorothy Grand Elementary School; Field Day # 8 - Fontana, CA - April 3, 2015

 

Dorothy Grant Elementary School, Fontana, CA; Field Day #9 and Test Session # 3 at K6DGE - April 16, 2015

 

IDXC 66th International DX Convention, April 17-19, 2015, Visalia, CA - K3LP Attending with 10 students from DGES

 

K6DGE - Dorothy Grant Elementary School, Fontana, CA; Test Session # 4 - April 20, 2015

 

Washington, DC, May 13, 2015 - HACDX Amateur Radio Club; K3LP Presentation - Youth and Amateur Radio

 

Dayton Hamvention 2015, May 15-17, 2015 - Dayton, Ohio & SWODXA DX Dinner; K3LP Attending

 

K9PG's Annual Night-out with Ham Radio Friends, Thursday Night, May 14, 2014, Dayton Hooters, starting at 5:00 PM;

K3LP Attending

Location: 6851 Miller Lane Dayton, OH 45414 , (937) 890-0467

 

K6DGE - Dorothy Grant Elementary School, Fontana, CA; Field Day - August 27, 2015

 

K6DGE - Dorothy Grant Elementary School, Fontana, CA; Test Day - October 1, 2015

 

October 11-25, 2015,  Asia & Far East Get-a-Way Trip

Oct. 11-14, 2015 - Hong Kong and visit with and operate from Charlie Ho's (VR2XMT) QTH on Oct. 14 in the morning, and had a nice lunch with Charlie Ho (VR2XMT) and XYL Pansy Eunice Chor, Solo Man (VR2CO) and Yau Kin Man (VR2UBC). I missed my friend Kazu (VR2KF) due him being on business travel.

October 14-22, 2015 - Voyager of the Seas; Royal Caribbean:

Oct. 15, 2015 - Sanya, China

Oct. 17, 2015 - Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My), Vietnam - Due to the short visit, I was able to meet Nguyen Bac Al ( XV2A).

Oct. 18-19, 2015 - Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand and visit with Champ Muangamphun (E21EIC), JC - Goi Muangamphun (E20NKB), Puen Gun E20FBA), Joe Semjang (HS2JFW) and visit the HS2YM station to operate - My Call Sign HS0ZMN (K3LP - David)

Oct. 22-25, 2015 - Singapore , Asia  - plan to visit Darryl Ee (9V1DE) and meet/operate from Siva's (9V1SV - Jurong West, Singapore) QTH on Oct. 24, 2015 and

Oct. 23, 2015 - West Malaysia, Kulaijaya; Johor to visit and operate from Zaki Din (9M2ZAK) QTH

 

October 11 & 25, 2015 - Dubai, UAE - A61/K3LP

Oct. 11 and October 25-26, 2015, 1:35 PM to 2:00 AM - Dubia, UAE - A61/K3LP

 

 

2014 DX-peditions & Radio Related Travel

 

January 29 and February 16-17, 2014 - Dubai, UAE - A61/K3LP

January 29 and Feb. 16-17, 2014 - Dubia, UAE - A61/K3LP

 

January 30-February 15, 2014,  K3LP/VK3 - Australian Get-Away Trip; Great Barrier Reef, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide & Tasmania

January 30, 2014 - Sydney, Australia

February 1-4, 2014 - Cairns, Australia - Great Barrier Reef trip

February 4, 2014 - Voyager of the Seas; Royal Caribbean

February 6, 2014 - Melbourne, Australia

February 9, 2014 - Adelaide, Australia

February 10-11, 2014 - Hobard, Tasmania

February 13-15, 2014 - Sydney, Australia

 

K6DGE Dorothy Grand Elementary School; Field Day # 4 and Test Session # 2 VE Exams - Fontana, CA March 19-20, 2014

 

TA2/K3LP Dx-pedition to Istanbul, Turkey - May 1, 2014; RIP Selim Canbeken (TA2DS) - During this visit I plan meet and operate from the QTH of Taskin Akansel (TA2ST).
 

EX/K3LP Dx-pedition to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan - May 2-5, 2014; and hope to visit the stations of George G. Galkin (EX8MAT), Sergey A. Tkachenko (EX8MLE), and Evgenij P. Smirnov (EX8BN)

 

Dayton Hamvention 2014, May 16-18, 2014 - Dayton, Ohio; K3LP Attending

K9PG's Annual Night-out with Ham Radio Friends, Thursday Night, May 15, 2014, Dayton Hooters, starting at 6:30 PM; K3LP Attending

Location: 6851 Miller Lane Dayton, OH 45414 , (937) 890-0467

SouthWest Ohio DX Association (SWODXA) DX Dinner, May 16, 2014 - 5:30 PM and Dinner at 7:00 PM Friday Night; David (K3LP) Dinner Speaker; "Humanitarian Side of DXing and DX-peditions"

 

David (K3LP) - CQ Amateur Radio "CQ DX Hall of Fame 2014" - Friday, May 16, 2014

 

Dayton Location: Marriott, 1414 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409

North Coast Contesters; Dayton Contest Dinner, May 17, 2014, Saturday night at 6:30 PM, Bar 5:30 PM - K3LP Attending  Located: Crowne Plaza Hotel (Official Contest Hotel) 5th and Jefferson Streets (Next to the Convention Center). Dayton (Downtown)

 

K6DGE Dorothy Grand Elementary School; 5th Grade Graduation & Field Day # 5 - Fontana, CA - May 28, 2014

 

June 21-28, 2014,  Caribbean Cruise; Caribbean Princess (Princess Cruise)

June 22, 2014 - Princess Cays, Bahamas (C6)

June 24, 2014 - St. Thomas (K3LP/KP2)

June 25, 2014 - San Juan, Puerto Rico (K3LP/KP4)

June 26, 2014 - Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands (VP5)

 

 

K6DGE Dorothy Grand Elementary School; Field Day # 6 - Fontana, CA - October 8, 2014

 

"Amateur Radio Goodwill & DXing" dinner presentation for Utah DX Association (UTAH) - Salt Lake City, UT - October 15, 2014 - K3LP Speaker

 

"A great visit to see my dear friend, Carl Cook (AI6V - P40V) and his charming wife, Sue (AI6YL - P40YL) at their Las Vegas, NV home - November 22-23, 2014

 

 

2013 DX-peditions & Radio Related Travel

 

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar -  XZ1J DX-Pedition Nov. 15-26, 2013 - David (K3LP) Team Member

 

DGES 4th Grade Class -"Myanmar (XZ1J) Dx-pedition Flag Project" - Nov. 13-26, 2013

 

DGES (www.K6DGE.com) Communications Field Day # 3 - Nov. 7, 2013 Photos

 

Dayton Hamvention Photos, May 17-19, 2013

 

Dayton Hamvention - Dayton, OH May 17-19, 2013; K3LP Speaker; DX Forum 7O6T & VE Examiner

 

DGES (www.K6DGE.com) Communications Field Day # 2 - April 22, 2013 Photos

 

International DX Convention (IDXC) - Visalia,CA April 19-21, 2013; K3LP DX Forum Participant and Speaker - 7O6T

 

DGES (www.K6DGE.com) Communications Field Day # 1 - Feb. 25, 2013 Photos

 

Hamcation - Orlando, FL, Feb. 8-10, 2013 with Florida Contest Group (FCG) on Friday night, Feb. 8, 2013

 

 

 

2012 DX-peditions & Radio Related Travel

 

Caribbean DX-Pedition, Dec. 18 through Dec. 31, 2012

San Juan, Puerto Rico, K3LP/KP4, Dec. 18-22 and Dec. 28-31, 2012

St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, K3LP/KP2, Dec. 23, 2012

Basseterre, St. Kitts, Operated from V44KAI Joel's, V44HE Edward's and V44KBP Terry's QTHs, V4/K3LP (Opr. K3LP), Dec. 24, 2012

Roseau, Dominica, J73/K3LP, Dec. 25, 2012

St. George's, Grenada, J38LP, Dec. 26, 2012

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, K3LP/KP2, Dec. 28, 2012

 

PVRC Holiday Dinner - Dec. 3, 2012 - PJ Skidoo's in Fairfax, VA - K3LP Dinner Speaker

 

Europe DX-Pedition, Nov. 7-14, 2012

Thessaloniki & Thermaikou, Greece, SW2LP, Nov. 7-8, 2012 - K3LP Operator - Visit to SV2GWY (Demetreos) and SV2BFN (Vangelis)

Mt. Athos, Greece, Nov. 8-9, 2012 - Visit to SV2ASP/A - Monk Apollo's QTH by David (K3LP)

Macedonia, Z32A - Nov. 10, 2012 - K3LP Operator

Albania, ZA/K3LP - Nov. 10, 2012 - K3LP Operator

Republic of Kosovo, Z60/K3LP - Nov. 10, 2012 - K3LP Operator
Bjelisi (Kod Maras), Montenegro - Nov. 10, 2012 - Dragan Djordjevic (4O4A) - K3LP Operator (4O7LP)

Vitanovac and Belgrade, Serbia - Nov. 10-12, 2012 - YT1AD Station - K3LP Operator

 

DXCC-EAST Convention 2012 by NCDXA - Frederick, Maryland, Aug. 25, 2012

 

LZ HF FIELD COMPETITION, "RIU PRAVETS RESORT", Bulgaria, July 20-22, 2012

 

Dayton Hamvention, DX Convention, May 18-20, 2012

 

7O6T - Hadiboh, Socotra Island, Republic of Yemen - April 30, 2012 , 2100 GMT thru May 15, 2012, 2100 GMT - Dima (RA9USU) Leader, Igor (RA3AUU) Co-Leader and David (K3LP) Co-Leader

 

7O6T - Additional K3LP Photos

 

Visalia IDXC International DX Convention, April 20-22, 2012 - K3LP Forum Speaker ET3AA

 

TI5W ARRL DX CW Contest 2012, M/M (Feb. 18-19, 2012) and TI5/K3LP Costa Rica, Feb. 14-23, 2012 - 1st Place M/M HP World

 

Hamcation 2012 - Orlando, FL - Feb. 10-12, 2012

 

Orlando Contest Dinner, Florida Contest Group, Feb. 10, 2012

 

 

2011 DX-peditions & Radio Related Travel

 

Youth Project - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia DX-Pedition, Dec. 8-13, 2011 - David (K3LP - Team Leader), Al Hernandez (K3VN),

Paul Ewing (N6PSE), William Beyer (N2WB), Igor Pyzh (UY5LW), Yaroslav Oleynik (UW7LL) and Darko Rusman (J28AA) at

ET3AA, University of Addis Ababa- Institute of Technology plus Sid May's (ET3SID) QTH

 

Dorothy Grant Elementary School, 2nd Grade Class, Fontana, California and Malha'a Primary School, 1st and 2nd Grade Class Project

 

Rotuma High School Amateur Radio Club - 3D2RI

 

Fiji Island 3D2DC and 3D2DC/MM, Sept. 24-28, 2011 - Oct. 7-11, 2011 - DX-pedition - K3LP Operator

 

Rotuma Island, 3D2R and 3D2DC/R - Sept. 29 - Oct. 6, 2011 - DX-Pedition -K3LP Co-Team Leader

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia DX-Pedition, Aug. 3 thru Aug. 5, 2011 - K3LP at ET3SID and ET3AA, University of Addis Ababa- Institute of Technology

 

Juba, Republic of South Sudan, ST0R DX-Pedition, July 31 thru Aug. 3, 2011 - K3LP Team Member

 

LZ Field Day Competition & DX-Pedition in Bulgaria, LZ6AE, LZ/K3LP, LZ9W, LZ5R, July 1-6,  2011 - K3LP Team Member

 

Afghanistan T6PSE, May 2011 - DX-pedition - K3LP Co-Team Leader

 

Visalia IDXC International DX Convention, April 15-17, 2011

 

DX1S, Manila, Philippines Jan. 3, 2011 and DU1/K3LP, Palawan Island (IOTA OC-128) - Puerto Princesa,

Jan. 4-17, 2011 - DX-pedition

 

 

2007 DX-peditions

a) FS5KA (FS/K3LP) - St. Martin Island - ARRL DX CW 2007, Feb. 13-20, 2007

Team Front Photo, Team Back Photo

b) KH6/K3LP - Hawaii Islands - DX-pedition, March 30-31, 2007. I operated from John's (K1ER/KH6) QTH.

KH6/K3LP Operating Photo,

KH6 Dinner Photo (David - K3LP, Bill - N0CO, Marry, Joan - KD4DPW & John - K1ER)

c) NH8/K3LP - American Samoa Island - DX-pedition, April 1, 2 and 22, 2007

NH8/K3LP Operating Photo

David (K3LP) and Larry (AH6LG) Photo

David (K3LP) at Larry's (AH8LG) House

 

d) N8S - Swains Island - South Pacific Ocean DX-pedition, April 3-15, 2007

 

Hrane (YT1AD) Leader and David (K3LP) Co-Leader with team of 15 other operators.

117,205 QSO's - New 1st Place Record for Tent & Generator DX-pedition

4th Place All Time & Class DX-peditions

N8S Team Photo

N8S DX-pedition Leader (YT1AD) and Co-Leader (K3LP) with SSB (RA3AUU), CW (K1LZ) & Digital (N6TQS)Camp Leaders

N8S - David (K3LP) operating SSB

N8S - David (K3LP) operating CW

 

e) 5W5LP  - Western Samoa - DX-pedition, April 17-21, 2007

5W5LP (Opr. K3LP - David)

5W5LP Issued License

 

 

Past DX-Peditions:

VU4AN/VU3RWO 10)

Andaman Islands

VU4AN Andaman island Article, World Radio Magazine, October 2006

 

2006 DX-peditions

 

6Y1V/6Y3LP - Jamaica, November 2006

6Y1V CQWW SSB 2006 M/S, and 6Y3LP (K3LP Opr) - November 2006

 

5A7A - Libya - DX-pedition, November 16-29, 2006

5A7A - Libya - November 16-29, 2006

http://5a7a.gmxhome.de/

 

VU3RWO/VU4AN - Andaman Islands

 

 

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