Pilot Contact Information/Guidelines
|*Please do not contact Pilots prior January 20 th.
THE HK0NA team has asked two prominent DXers to act as pilots for
They are Dr. San Hutson, K5YY and Col
The HK0NA team will be getting daily updates from the pilots duringthe DXpedition.
The information we are seeking should be useful and
of the updates is to assist the HK0NA team in specific operational
“refinements” to their basic operational plan.
The value and merits of the specific information to be passed to the
be determined daily by the Pilots. Keep in mind, this is a very
experienced team of operators who have put in many months of time,
planning and have decades of DXpedition experience.
Every attempt will be made to provide updates to the HK0NA.com
and many questions will be answered by following those postings as
news bulletins, and real-time spots.
Complaints or negative comments will NOT be passed to the team.
please read and follow these basic guidelines before sending an
(1) NO log changes will be made during the HK0NA trip. If you find
not in the log, please re-work us.
(2) Any issues with mis-logging or other error possibilities will
answered by the QSL manager after the trip and upon reviewing your
WRITTEN complaint. NO master log changes will be made during the
pilot station does NOT have log data and can NOT make log changes!
(3) The HK0NA team is VERY aware of propagation to all parts of the
long path openings, and the team has done extensive work to assure
for difficult areas with narrow windows of opportunity. The
much propagation knowledge and will be using “real time” propagation
at each station.
(4) Remember, all efforts will be made to relay PERTINENT
and IMPORTANT information to the team but NOT complaints based on
personal opinions on how the team should be operating. The HK0NA
will consider the needs of ALL DXers and not just a special,
that any ONE person may have that would direct the team to “go
this, listen here, why not try” etc… Again, the planning for this
been extensive, and ALL possible issues have been addressed to
getting you in the log!
(5) Lastly, there will no SKEDS !
Thanks you for your cooperation…..this will be a great Dxpedition
USA and Outside Europe