2023 August PSK Expedition (APE)
GO APE THIS YEAR!!
To encourage PSK31 operations in the field and to research and gain practical experience in the portable capabilities of the PSK31 mode, the PODXS 070 Club offers to the members the August PSK31 Expedition (APE) Award. The APE Award is offered to any 070 Club member who during the month of August, organizes, sets up, and operates a portable PSK31 expedition which meets all Award requirements. Note that a successful APE expedition makes 20 contacts and earns a certificate of achievement. Working a shrewdness of APE’s earns an Attaboy. You may earn the sticker by working the same station on different bands and on different days for 5 credits or more.
The planned APE’s for this year as of 8 August are:
Steve, WB3LGC will be operating from Boy Scouts of America Camp Akridge. DE grid FM29fd from Thursday to Sunday 17-20 Aug as time permits. Steve will be using club call NR3I operating QRP and member number 2878.
TBD Lee, N5SLY will operate from the Eisenhower Birthplace Historical Site in Denison, TX. POTA K-6553. 20 meters. Dates and times are TBD because of the scorching heat we are experencing in North Texas.
August 18-20 KC9UR Bob (with W9SMR Stan) will be doing their 11th anniversary KC9UR APE from Trine State Recreation Area, IN, Grid square EN71mr and POTA K-4182. 80 meters to 6 meters. APE Hunter Certificate for working them on 3 bands.
August 20-27 NY7H Darin will be doing a grids and parks run with 16 parks scheduled. Check the Planned APEs page for more details.