IOTA/RRC expedition to Arctic Russia in July, 2019
Popigay - Ary island
Coordinates: 72° 57' N 106° E
Most Wanted - 6,5 %
RRA: RR - NEW
WWloc: OQ32AW RDA: KK-65
CQ Zone: 18, ITU Zone: 22
Bol'shoy Begichev island
Coordinates: 74° 31' N 112° 02' E
Most Wanted - 12 %
WWloc: OQ64AM RDA: YA-10
CQ Zone: 19, ITU Zone: 23
Dear colleagues and friends!
We announce the next expedition under the banner of Russian Robinson Club on the two islands located in Laptev Sea, Khatanga bay.
The start of the expedition is scheduled for July 26, 2019 from Popigay-Ary isl., AS-063.
Team: UA6EX Eugene, UA7A Leonid, R7AA Vasily, UX0LL Alexander.
The team plans to stay in Khatanga Bay for 2 weeks.
Water trips to and from the Islands are about 800 km.
Project is quite expensive due to flights in Upper North.
Our team will be appreciated for your financial support and donations.
See you on the bands!
Photo by Sergey Karpukhin
We plan to have 2 working places and non-stop operation during 3-5 days/nights from every islands.
Approximate plan expedition R63RRC & RQ73QQ 2019
Departure from Moscow to Khatanga settlement ( R0B )
Motor ship "Taimyr" along Khatanga River to Novorybnaya settlement ( R0B )
Activation Popigay-Ary isl., AS-063 as R63RRC
Motor ship along Khatanga River to Bol’shoy Begichev isl., AS-152 ( R0Q ). Distance to AS-152 is about 250km.
August, 1 - 3
Activation Bol’shoy Begichev isl., AS-152 as RQ73QQ
Way back to Novorybnaya settlement
Way back to Khatanga settlement
Departure from Khatanga to Moscow
KENWOOD TS-480SAT, power suply, interfasce, notebook, Home brew PA 700W on 2xGI-46B, generator HONDA 2.0 I
YEASU FT-850SAT, power suply, interfasce, notebook, Home brew PA 500W on 2xGI-7B, generator HONDA 2.0 I
VDA 3 el. on 20m (monoband)
Vertical Dipole on 30m. (monoband)
GP on 4 bands 40, 30, 20, 17m.
Fedoseeva Alexandra Savel’yevna
Head of the Department for the Development of Traditional Crafts and life support of settlements
The captain of the boat on the way from Novorybnaya settlement to the island of Popigay-Ary
4X4 - 2238 Eyran
W5PF J. Paul
How to donate
PayPal account: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include your callsign.
We would appreciate if PayPal option “send to friends and relatives” will be used.
4276 3000 1775 2802
Василий Юрьевич С.
Contacts & QSL
Send message for our team
QSL: via R7AA ONLY OQRS Clublog (direct & bureau) after the end of the expedition!
If anybody can't use OQRS, send QSL direct to Andy, EU7A:
Andrey N. Teterukov P.O. Box 13 Mogilev-30, 212030 Belarus
R63RRC log search
RQ73QQ log search
The Special Plaque "Laptev Sea Islands 2019" is issued for contacts with the Russian Team R63RRC Popigay-Ary Island IOTA AS-063 or RQ73QQ Bol'shoy Begichev Island IOTA AS-152.