We need to make a run to the grocery store to stock up for the contest. I'll be on the air doing some final system checks after that.
Amateur radio operators travel to far away and exotic places to communicate with other "hams". Such an expedition is often called a "DXpedition", an expedition to do distance communication. The "100 pound DXpedition" describes my quest to do these DXpeditions with a minimum of equipment and maximum fun.