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16 October 2018


5W0GC activity by Stan, LZ1GC finished at 12:59 Z  on 13 October 2018.


YJ0GC already is on the Air with 2 operators : Lubo, OM5ZW and Karel, OK2WM. Unfortunately Stan, LZ1GC will join to them on 17 October 2017. The flight of Stan, LZ1GC - FJ254 of Fiji Airways on 14 October 2018 from Apia, Samoa to Nadi, Fiji Republic was cancelled due mechanical problems of the plane. Due the cancelled flight, Stan lost the connection flight on 15 October 2018 from Nadi, Fiji Republic to Port Vila, Vanuatu! Since Yesterday, late evening of 15 October 2018 Stan, LZ1GC is in Nadi, Fiji and waiting for his flight to Vanuatu. However after many nervous and quarrels Stan, LZ1GC will travel to Vanuatu - tomorrow, 17  October 2018 at 07:30 local time ( Fiji time ). He must to be in Port Vila, Vanuatu and join to the team 09:05 local time ( 21 GMT on 16 October 2018 ). The same day the team will put up two verticals for 160 & 80 m and a Inv. Vee antenna for 60 meters band. We hope since 17 Octobe 2018, YJ0GC to be on the Air with 3 transmiters on different bands and modes!

Please amateur radio community for Patience and understanding!

                                                                                       73! Stan, LZ1GC



9 September 2018

I want to inform the radio amateur community, that after months of hard work - the preparation of 5W0GC & YJ0GC DXpedition 2018 is in the final phase! The antennas and the technical equipment ( transceivers and amplifiers ) have been tested and now are packed!

We are ready!

1. Stan, LZ1GC will be travel from Bulgaria to the Pacific Ocean on 26 September 2018. As planned, 5W0GC should be on the air around 12 GMT on 28 September 2018.

2. The meeting of YJ0GC team, consisting - Stan (LZ1GC), Lubo (OM5ZW) and Karel ( OK2WM ) will be on 15 October 2018 at Nadi Airport, Fiji Republic ( 3D2 ).

The same day is our flight to Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Due to the late arrival time in Vanuatu and the night's arrival, most likely YJ0GC should be on the air around 20 GMT, on 15 October 2018.

3. Important for LoTW users !!!

5W0GC and YJ0GC LoTW certificates have already been received! So, that all sponsors can to receive LoTW confirmation of their contacts with 5W0GC and YJ0GC, immeditely after of end of every of these activities!

                                                                                      73! Stan, LZ1GC


6 June 2018

Good news!

YJ0GC activity will be with 3 operators - Stan (LZ1GC), Lubo (OM5ZW) and Karel (OK2WM). Today, I received confirmation from Lubo, OM5ZW that he together with Karel, OK2WM will be join to YJ0GC DXpedition! The activity will be with 2 or 3 stations on different bands and modes in nonstop style! We will have also specialy receiving antenna ( AS - SAL -  30 - MK2 - DX ) for low bands, donated by Array Solutions. You can see this receiving antenna at:


15 April 2018

Before a few days, I have received 5W0GC and YJ0GC licences! The tickets for this trip are purchased and the accommodation is reserved!

I continue with enthusiasm to preparing this DXpedition!

                                                                                         73! Stan, LZ1GC



YJ0GC operators:            


Stan, LZ1GC - organizer & operator of 5W0GC & YJ0GC DXpedition 2018. Operator - CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK. Previous organized by him DXpeditions: H40GC in 2017, H44GC & H40GC DXpedition 2016, T2GC in 2015, C21GC in 2014, 3D2GC (Fiji Republic) in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 3D2GC/P (Rotuma Isl.) in 2013. Member of 3D2R (Rotuma Isl.) & 3D2C (Conway reef) DXpedition teams in 2011 & 2012. Also with activities as SV8/LZ1GC in 2012 from Samothraki Isl., IOTA EU - 174 , LZ1GC/1 in 2010 from Sveta Anastasiya Isl., IOTA EU - 181 and from Turkey as TA2/LZ1GC & TA3/LZ1GC.


Lubo, OM5ZW - CW, SSB, RTTY operator. Operator of T2GC in 2015 and with activiries as IS0/OM5ZW, TK/OM5ZW. Operator of club contest station OM7M. 



Karel, OK2WM - CW & SSB operator.