FO8 – Clipperton Island, Pacific Ocean

Dates: 21 February to 16 March 2013

Callsign: TX5X

/FO8 – Clipperton Island, Pacific Ocean
FO8 – Clipperton Island, Pacific Ocean 2018-10-22T06:31:32+00:00

We had a great adventure to a Pacific Island near the equator called Clipperton. A group of hams from all over the world have met here to put this tiny island on-the-air once more. The official website for this DXpedition is www.tx5k.org

FO8,TX5X , Clipperton Island , NA-012, IARU, CEPT, CQ World-Wide Phone Contest, qsl card, 160 dipole, all-band vertical, Ham shack, radio, DX

Here is WJ2O’s home away from home while on Clipperton Island. In the upper right is my solar blanket which keep me enjoying a good supply of 12 volts.


Traveling Gear


WJ2O operated as TX5X , Clipperton Island , NA-012,

This is my case full of gear getting packed at my business.

WJ2O plastic trunk full of ham radio goodies.

WJ2O luggage operating as TX5X , Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012,
WJ2O operated as TX5X , Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012,

Waiting for the UPS truck to come get it.

It made it to Walnut Creek, CA where it was seen loaded on the truck.

Penske truck with WJ2O luggage for the TX5X operation from Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012.
WJ2O lugga in San Diego for TX5X , Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012

Very happy now to see it in place on the back of the Ship in San Diego, CA


Lots of Cargo


Packing the Cases in Walnut Creek, CA

Cases with ham gear as WJ2O operated in TX5X , Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012.
Cases with ham gear as WJ2O operated in TX5X , Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012.

More cases

Loading the truck.

Loading the truck with ham gear as WJ2O operated in TX5X , Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012.
Unloading cargo to put in the ship for the WJ2O operation in TX5X , Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012.

Now unloading to put on the ship at San Diego.

Back of ship.

Cargo of the ship which took WJ2O for the operation in TX5X , Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012.
Many antennas which we took for the operation in TX5X , Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012.

Many, many antennas

TX5K QSL Card Front

Qsl card for the TX5X operation in Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012.

TX5K QSL Card Back

Qsl card back the TX5X operation in Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012.

License including WJ2O for the TX5X operation in Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012.

  Trip Statistics Report

SSB operators at the TX5X operation in Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012.

The SSB tent in full operation. From left to right: Roman, US5WDX, [Don’t know], [Don’t know], Giovanni, Yann.

 

Back of the Shogun, our ship to Clipperton Island in the Caribbean and IOTA NA-012.

Back of The Shogun.