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Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Weather Forces Early Shutdown of VP6D DXpedition
Worsening weather forced the organizers of October's DXpedition to Ducie Island to end the operation ahead of schedule, to make sure the team members and their equipment would be able to be safely transported off the island to their transport ship, the M/V Braveheart. The ARRL reports that VP6D went QRT on October 31, with over 121,000 contacts in the log, more than half on CW and the rest split almost evenly between single sideband and digital modes.