Next Meeting Is Friday, April 1, 2016
"K5P DXpedition To Palmyra Atoll"
by John Miller, K6MM
John will take us on a journey to one of the rarest and most inaccessible DXCC entities in the world: Palmyra Atoll in the South Pacific.
John was first licensed as WV2BQJ in 1958 while living in Syracuse, NY. For the last decade, he has focused heavily on DXing, contesting, and recruiting new operators into the hobby. His DXCC total stands at 328 confirmed and he holds 8-Band DXCC.
John was been a member of several DXpedition teams:
PJ7E (Sint Maarten), K9W (Wake Atoll), K1N (Navassa Island), and K5P (Palmyra Atoll)
Webmaster or Pilot: NH8S (Swains Island), C82DX (Mozambique), FT4TA (Tromelin),
3GØZC (Juan Fernandez ) and VKØEK (Heard Island).
John is a Past-President of the Northern California Contest Club, a founding member of the CW Operators' Club, and a current Director of both the Northern California DX Club and the Northern California DX Foundation. He has also served as Co-Chairman of the International DX Convention for 2011, 2013, 2015 and will again for 2017.
In addition to his four grandchildren, John's interests include website design, piano composition, and exploring the back roads of the Bay Area on his Harley Davidson motorcycle.