Banyandah – 1978 Mellish Reef

Banyandah – 1978 Mellish Reef

Amateur Radio Expedition


map Map of CORAL SEA

Sailing route of Banyandah

Each arrow equals one day


Herald's Beacon

Operators:(L to R)
Harry (Aus), Jim (USA), Bob (USA), Nobu (Japan)

Base Camp 700 mile from Land
Masses of nesting Noddies in background

Two multiband antennae plus one vertical
Three transceivers, Two petrol generators
Normally Uninhabited

The Last Contact


1978 Mellsih Reef VK9ZR QSL Card
16,000 cards exchanged verifying radio contact with Mellish Reef

Noddies nesting

baby noody

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