Monday, March 15, 2010

First Activation Of TX062 Goat Island :

On Saturday March 20, 2010 1400utc to 2200utc.

First ever activation and Qualification of Goat Island TX062 on Caddo Lake by club WC5C. Members will Kayak, canoe, motor boat out to the Island after staying at a beautiful resort nearby on the lake. Commemorative QSL card will be dispatched to all contacts.

The club has previously canoed and kayaked to First Activate Goat Island on Lake Worth, and Greer Island, Willow Island, and also Pelican Island on Eagle Mountain Lake. Canoe, Kayak and Ham visitors to the operation are invited, stop by and be sociable!

Operation will be as near as possible to 7.250, 14.250, 21.350 and relayed requests to QSY to 80M from Texas stations will be honored. Goat Island on Caddo Lake is registered as TX062 as part of the United States Islands awards program.

Get more information about Amateur Radio.

Activated Islands at the US Islands website:

Courtesy : kB5YLG, OM David.

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