The CUWS DXpedition for 2017 will be to St Pierre and Miquelon. A team of at least 5 members (G3ZAY, M0BLF, M0WUT, DK2AB, G7VJR) plus guest operator DH5FS will be active from Ils aux Marins from 18th September – 22nd September. More operators may be confirmed at a later date.
The team will be active on HF in both CW and SSB and there may also be some operations via satellites.
Operators will be active under FP/ homecall. QSL preferably via Clublog OQRS or via operator’s homecall.
In September 2011, 6 CUWS members (G3ZAY, G4EAG, M0BLF, M0VFC, M0TOC and M1BXF) went to Miquelon Island. Miquelon is the largest island in St Pierre et Miquelon, which is a French-owned territory just off the coast of Newfoundland.
We stayed in the Motel de Miquelon, a very ham-friendly establishment right on the coast of Miquelon.
QSL via home calls – for cards from multiple operators, QSL via G3ZAY.
A total of 17920 contacts were made with 124 DXCC entities using RTTY, SSB and CW, on 10m – 80m.
The log contained 9272 unique callsigns, with 74 people who worked all 6 operators.
For more information about the island, see the Wikipedia entry
For more information about the DXpedition, see http://dx.camb-hams.com/dx-peditions/cuws-in-fp/