Story and Photos by John Reisenauer Jr., KL7JR
From one of the most remote places in the United States, history and DX come alive.
Featured in QST May 2002, by John Reisenauer Jr, KL7JR/VE8JR
The author’s self-described “best trip to date” involved a rare island, a rare county, 10-10, contesting, Northern Lights and polar bears. For a dedicated Arctic ham-traveler, it doesn’t get any better than that.
by Mike Gardner, WU4I
BOYD, oh BOYD, oh BOYD! How absolutely quiet! I mean, nothing stirring but some birds. I was looking at the boat ramp, and on over to Boyd island in the Holston river just east of Knoxville. Boyd island is a large plot of land, as far as east Tennessee goes, near the Forks of The Rivers, and the Holston, French Broad, and the Tennessee all meet there.
With only about one-hundred feet to traverse to the island, from the ramp, I decided to bring along the fast-becoming-famous “S.S.S. Minnowette”! I am sure some of you sea Captains are wondering what the heck “S.S.S.” is, so let me explain: “Surely Sinking Soon” Continue reading
Featured in QST June 2000, by John Reisenauer Jr, KL7JR/VE8JR
In Canada’s Northwest Territories, the November Sweepstakes takes place in the dead of winter. But even if the weather is cold—the bands are hot, hot, hot!
Featured in QST November 1999, by John Reisenauer Jr, KL7JR/VE8JR
Part DXpedition, part cultural exchange, these ops discovered that making new Eskimo friends in Mekoryuk – a remote village off Alaska’s west coast – was simply unforgettable.
by John Reisenauer Jr., KL7JR (former NL7TB)
When the fish aren’t biting, hoist up the antenna and catch some DX, if you’re not too awestruck by the breathtaking scenery, that is!