Stan SQ8X is pleased to announce that today he has received an email from The Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority (NPT) granting ham radio license – and permission to transmit from Jan Mayen island.
JX7VPA will be a group callsign used during the DXpedition scheduled for July this year.
The timetable as follows:
- July 2 – the team gathers in Reykjavik, Iceland.
- July 4 – departing for Jan Mayen with a charter yacht, 2 days on the sea with a chance to sign as /mm.
- July 6-14 – ON THE AIR.
- July 14 – tearing the camp down, sailing back to Iceland.
- July 16 – back in Iceland.
The team will have a professional TV crew onboard that will prepare a broadcast documentary about the project and the island. All details as updated operators’ list, QSL route, bandplan and such will be announced soon on a dedicated website http://janmayen2011.org (under construction).