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Getting There
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Our Plane
Our Plane

The Adventure starts here at Santiago Airport in Chile.

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La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Boarding
Boarding

Bill, AA6TT
Arrived

Ok, we're here. Now what?
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Arrived
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Dave, WJ2O
Dave, WJ2O


The O'Tai Hotel
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Entrance
Entrance

Morning

La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Morning
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Breakfast
Breakfast

John, W0UN, conversing with Enno, PA0ERA.

Setting up Camp
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) The First Morning
The First Morning

Loading up the van getting ready to head out to the other corner of the island
Instructions

"Ok crew. Unpack these crates and spread out."
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Instructions
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Scoping out the Area
Scoping out the Area

"I think the 40 meter beam will go well over there."

Joe, N1OCS, and Craig, AH9B.
Vincent, G0LMX

The beam is almost together. Time to read the manual.
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Vincent, G0LMX
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Plenty of Work to do
Plenty of Work to do

"Yes, that's right Bill. Antennas work better when they're in the air."

Expedition leader Bob, KK6EK, on the right giving instructions to Bill, AA6TT, while John, W0UN, looks on the the background.
Antennas Up

After 3 days of assembly all the aluminum is in the air.
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Antennas Up

Operating
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) SSB Tent
SSB Tent

Albert, HB9BCK, and Nellie, XE1CI, inside the SSB tent.

RTTY and SSTV was also transmitted from this location. You can see Luis', XE1L, digital camera in the foreground.
Nellie, XE1CI

Our only YL ham operator.
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Nellie, XE1CI
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Albert, HB9BCK
Albert, HB9BCK

Working the pile-ups.

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La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Max, XE1XA
Max, XE1XA

Enno, PA0ERA

A great CW operator and our EME specialist.
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Enno, PA0ERA
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Bill, AA6TT
Bill, AA6TT


The People
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Al Boosman
Al Boosman

One of the non-ham divers
YLs brightened the camp

Gail Kruse, on the left, did a great job managing tghe dining tent. Barbara, on the right, was another member of the diving team.
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) YLs brightened the camp
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) John, W3UM
John, W3UM

Who is married to Barbara
Barbara Hilbish

Who is married to John, W3UM
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Barbara Hilbish
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Nellie, XE1CI
Nellie, XE1CI

Bob, W4UEE

This is the typical reaction to hams reading my book.
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Bob, W4UEE
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La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) W0UN, W4UEE, AA6TT
W0UN, W4UEE, AA6TT


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La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Vincent, G0LMX
Vincent, G0LMX


The Camp
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La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Satellite Antennas
Satellite Antennas


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Moai Tour
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Back in Town
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Church
Church

This church is back in the main town of Hanga Roa.
Shopping Mall

Here is the shopping mall for trinkets and goodies.
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Shopping Mall
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) What to buy?
What to buy?

Inside there is quite an assortment to choose from.

QSLing Chores
La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) Piles of QSLs
Piles of QSLs

QSL Printing

La Perouse Bay, Easter Island (CE0A) QSL Printing
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