TX5RV – Azimuthal Map

Azimuthal map centered on the Austral Islands. Map created at ns6t.net

Azimuthal map centered on the Austral Islands. Map created at ns6t.net

This is what the world looks like from FO/A. Click on the map to open a full-size version.

Our location will be at Anatonu on the northern coast of Raivavae (locator BG66ed, see below). Directly to the south is Mt. Hiro, the highest peak on the island, and that will block any signals from the south, so no long-path to EU.

Raivavae map

Map from ” “Pacific Islands” [Geographical Handbook Series]. Great Britain. Admiralty. Naval Intelligence Division, 1943-1945.”, courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

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