February 23th press release

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 by

Last month, we reached a milestone with the shipment by sea of our equipment which marks a definite point of no return for the project both for logistical and financial support. Each element has been extensively tested in real conditions in order to overcome any bad surprise, then conditioned to simplify its installation. In total, just over 1,200 kg of equipment are

Thanks a lot for your mobilization !

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 by

We are extremely glad to receive donations for our project. Everyone is now well informed that Top 10 DXCC countries are not easy to activate, sometime because of difficult access, their political situation or extremely high budget needed to organize an expedition. Juan de Nova has been for a long time in the list of

December 18th Press Release

Friday, 18 December 2015 by

In three months, FT4JA will be on the air. The exact dates of the operation were confirmed both by the authorities and by our skipper. We will be there from March 29 to April 11, 2016. These dates include the unloading and loading phases. For nearly a year, we have been working in detail on

FEDXP End of Year Party

Tuesday, 08 December 2015 by

We received last night a donation from FEDXP’s members (tnx JA4DND). They were in meeting for their End-of-Year meeting. We appreciate the help provided that come after a “club donation” of the “Far East DX Ploiters” received a month ago. If you club organizes such action to support our project, we will be delighted to receive

FT4JA in CQ ham radio (Japan)

Friday, 27 November 2015 by

A long article has been published in the December issue of CQ ham radio (Japon). Along the 4 pages, we explains how this expedition is organized and how we will travel to Juan de Nova. We’d like to thanks our interlocutors for that opportunity.

Strong mobilization of the JA DX’ers

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 by

For several weeks, we have noted a very strong mobilization of the Japanese community around our project. We want to warmly thanks our pilot Joe JJ3PRT, who built a team made up of Oku JK1KSB, Hiro JA4DND, Karl JA4BUA. Several initiatives were launched, in particular the translation of part of our website and a booklet translated in Japanese for the people wishing to help the project: “FT4JA brochure for JA DXers” The last weekend, a meeting DX was held in Kurashiki where many DX’ers made a donation. Hiro brought back a photograph to us. お世話になりました (Thanks for your help) !

October 22th Press Release

Thursday, 22 October 2015 by

FT4JA is your expedition! By supporting the Juan de Nova 2016 project you become in some ways a team member and as such it seems essential to us to share with you the preparation for the operation. We are happy to announce that our tenth operator recently made it official that he will participate in the

August 14th press release

Friday, 14 August 2015 by

The team is mobilized and carries out many things to prepare under the best conditions our operation from the island Juan de Nova. Until our departure, we will keep you regularly informed through our official press releases and via our website. For this new adventure, it was possible to enlarge the team involved into the

June 15th update

Sunday, 14 June 2015 by

Arrangements for our next operation to Juan de Nova island are ongoing. We began the logistic operations by conditioning part of the equipment which will be implemented and we finalize some partnerships to supplement our equipment by taking into consideration the imposed constraints. Today, Juan de Nova comes 6th in the ClubLog Most Wanted DXCC

Press release n°1

Sunday, 17 May 2015 by

We are about to turn the page on FT4TA. We still have a number of presentations to make to share this experience with as many people as possible. Logistics-wise, the equipment in our 3 crates is on its way. Upon delivery, we will clean, check and repackage everything. The various debriefings with TAAF services have all