Visits to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (9M6) en route to, and on the way back from, 9M0L : April 2012
Tack JE1CKA, John 9M6XRO, Go 9M6YBG, Yagi JR3WXA, Steve 9M6DXX and Tex 9M2TO gather at Go 9M6YBG's QTH. Go 9M6YBG at the front door of his house in Kota Kinabalu.
The historic Jesselton Post Office building in Kota Kinabalu is today used by the Sabah Tourist Bureau. Tex 9M2TO (9M0L Layang Layang DX-pedition organiser) and Go 9M6YBG chat in the garden next to Go's QTH.
Steve 9M6DXX and John 9M6XRO at the Langkah Syabas Beach Resort which includes a Japanese managed rent-a-shack. The City Mosque, one of the two main mosques in Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of Sabah (9M6).
9M0L Lunch in KK: Steve 9M6DXX, John 9M6XRO, Yagi JR3WXA (9M8YY), Tex 9M2TO, Go 9M6YBG and Tack JE1CKA. Two different Chinese eateries were visited during the short four-hour stop-over in KK made by the ops returning from 9M0L.
Antennas at the Langkah Syabas rent-a-shack which is close to Kota Kinabalu. Six-band quad and HF2V vertical on the roof at John 9M6XRO's KK QTH. Optibeam OB11-3, 40m rotary dipole and 2m vertical beam at QTH of Bob 9M6BOB in KK.
The Jesselton Hotel takes its name from Kota Kinabalu's previous name, originally used when it was part of British North Borneo (ZC5). Go 9M6YBG, John 9M6XRO and Steve 9M6DXX stand in front of CW operator Go's "599" car registration plate.
Go 9M6YBG in his shack. Go is active on many bands and on many different modes ranging from 160m CW through to 2m EME. Steve 9M6DXX and John 9M6XRO at base of Steve's self-standing tower which supports a KT34A beam and several wire antennas.
Steve 9M6DXX and Eva 9M6EVA's house and antenna on the outskirts of KK, the capital of Sabah in East Malaysia. Steve 9M6DXX and John 9M6XRO in Steve's shack.
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