The VHF pirates were activate at a villa near Duncans, Jamaica starting June 21st and ending July 5th, 2016. We activated grid FK18. Jamaica is, of course, IOTA NA-097.
The VHF pirates completed 620 QSOs on 6m, 279 QSOs on 2m EME and 1500 QSOs on 17/30 meters.
Radio: K3 and KPA500
Antenna: 7 element Yagi on a 16 foot boom on 20 foot mast perched on the edge of a 500 foot slope to the Caribbean
Radio: Flex Radio 1500, Down East Microwave transverter, W6PQL LDMOS amplifier
Antenna: Four times 9 over 9 element cross-polarized yagis on home made base aimed to the moon using ropes
Radio: Elecraft KX3, Elecraft KXPA100 amplifier
Antenna: Inverted vee at 30 feet for 30 and 17 meters
VHF Pirates Team:
We have uploaded logs to Clublog and LOTW.