Around 5:30 pm Thursday November 29th, Randy was on the ham radio, finishing up with the nightly role call on the pacific seafarers net. This amateur radio net caters to boats cruising near the
The call sign, XU7ACQ, belongs to operator John transmitting from his station in
John visits his family in
In all those years he had not previously made a contact in the
John and Randy had an "armchair quality chat” for over an hour during which time Randy called a couple of other HAMS on the
While they were on the air we were joined by other stations in Guam, Tasmania, and later South Africa.
DXing from PARADISE can be interesting and a good test of radio equipment and antennas.
Considering this is the lowest cycle of propagation for "bouncing radio signals around the world"
in many years, it just goes with the saying that at Leilani Bed and Breakfast…
****BIG ISLAND = BIG SIGNAL****
Aloha, Randy & Lynn