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Tromelin Island Dxpedition coming October 30 to November 10, 2014

Posted by on October 7, 2014

 

Tromelin Island is #8 on the “most wanted” list of DXCC countries.  Tromelin Island is a remote island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar.  The population of Tromelin Island is six people, who work for TAAF, which is the French Southern and Antarctic Territory.  There is a weather station and airstrip on the island.  A group of french operators will be operating from Tromelin Island from October 30 to November 10, 2014.  They are shooting for 150,000+ qso’s on this trip.  The cost of this Dxpedition is estimated at $90,000.00+.  Visit www.tromelin2014.com and www.iletromelin.blogspot.com

I spent my 21st birthday on Tromelin Island on a Dxpedtion.  Pictured above from left to right Don FR0GA(K6ZO), Jean FR7BP, Herik FR0FLO, and Steve FR0XX(AA6AA).

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