March 16, 2013 — Persistent strong rumours – from various sources in both Europe and N.America – suggest a major DXpedition announcement will be made soon.
More to follow..
King Peter 1 ?
Wow on Mars or Earth?
Or K P 1 ?
No, Takeldites Lem. New prfx QX0
You maybe be right Tony
Out of the Top 20 of the DX Magazine survey:
1 P5 North Korea 1 11 PY0S St. Peter and Paul 16
2 KP1 Navassa Island 2 12 KH5K Kingman Reef 18
3 3Y/B Bouvet 3 13 ZL9 Auckland/Campbell 15
4 FT5Z Amsterdam 6 14 KH5 Palmyra 17
5 VK0/H Heard Island 4 15 SV/A Mount Athos 14
6 FT5/W Crozet 7 16 E3 Eritrea 24
7 BS7H Scarborough 8 17 BV9P Pratas Island 21
8 VP8/S South Sandwich 9 18 FR/JE Juan de Nova/Europa 20
9 ZS8 Marion Island 10 19 VP8/G South Georgia 22
10 FT5T Tromelin Island 13 20 KH3 Johnston Island 23
About one third of them are not quite possible for a “major” one, another third have been recently activated or will be activated soon, so what is left: KP1, 3Y/B, FT5T, KH5K, KH5, FT5J or KH3. Any of these would be just fine…
73 Steve HA0DU
and if in these there is more than one?
remember also kh5 is planned time a go
If is “major” is P5,not doubt about it :)
I would like to see KP1 activated on Mars – the delay in radio wave travel is between 5 and 20 minutes, depending on the planet alignment – could make for some tough pileups :-)
I’ll go for BS7H,BV9P, EP, P5, VP8S or XY. Not holding my breath though. Hey Ronan.
Don’t think it’ll be north korea. They got their fingers on the launch buttons for dud nuclear missiles and can’t be bothered by calling cq.
I’m going to make a guess, one of these 5.
My money on SV/A
How about Mt Athos?
I don’t think anyone in VK has worked that one in a long while!
There’s only three in the top 20 I have worked, so any of those will do.
If both EU and NA are concerned, I expect a N6PSE/YT1AD joint venture for another 150K QSO expedition. As far as P5 is politically hard (especially for US Passport holders…), my money will be on a Pacific Area entity: Kingman or Palmyra… hopefully, any other destination will be ok for most of us, indeed!
We will see soon…
Betting on a major Z8 operation from South Sudan…
I would love to do another fine DXpedition with YT1AD and K3LP. We have been working very hard to get permission to activate rare entities, however the permission has not come to us yet. I’m sorry but we have nothing to announce. We hope that changes soon.
Still thinking its our friends, the Italian team, going back to Africa once again, but this time to E3, Eritrea!
I’m guessing Tromelin.
Possible will one day in future go a DXpedition to 3Y-Bouvet.And my
last DXCC country= P5…Hope I work this in my future life.73+GL!
Guys, maybe a next surprise from the Microlite Penguins??
VP8/G or VP8/S….
Great DXpedition team!!
And I will be glad to expedition to any country from a Top-20.
The adrenaline received from TX5K comes to an end. :)
My guesses are Bouvet, Baker and Howland or Myanmar
rick k6vva is trying for a single op in P5 for five years now! last answer from the very closed north corean ministry of communication was not a YES but not a categoric no ! a single op exp has more chances to become reality!rick says he request the four iotas in a row ! wow ! imagine the piles ! he is asking for stritc discipline on exp ! if you call under you can wait a long time to get a qso ! i have a dozen of iotas from him : great op! he will get help from me in donation for sure if its become reality !
Guys, APR 1st is approaching !!!
Nearly forgot about April 1st…Hi
If this is Genuine..my money is on South Sandwich or Bouvet!
here fishing season starts in late april(around 25) ! remember the 4l4/p5 surprised operation ! dont make a drama with the kim jung un war rethoric ! they cannot make a nuclear bomb little enough to be carried by their no dong missiles! so pse no nuclear paranoia! this is only WORDS ! for those who like casinos games i open with 20usd bet ? any player-)))))
south sandwich and bouvet would be nice donovan! here for the top ten just need P5 ! so i will hope for-))))
Give us a hint, is it in the top 20? yes or no ;)
I vote for 4U1UN.
1 P5 North Korea
2 FR/JE Juan de Nova/Europa
It won’t be KP1
I need 15 more entities. But I already have P5….So kinda hope its one I dont have….and Heard is coming in 2014, and there is talk that 2 groups are going there on seperate trips….which then leaves 14.
Been a Ham for 23 years but seem to have missed a few big ones.
Can remember Pratas….or South Sandwich….
Tromelin, Eritrea would be nice too.
One however that intrigues me is Cocos Isl! I would have thought that that would be a easier trip than lets say Nevassa and it is not in the top 20…but its seems rare AND I dont have it!!! Hi Of the 15 I need it is the only one not in the top 20….
THEN for a ZS to get into the log….VS NA and EU pileups thats another story…Hi
But its like you say April Fools are bated before the time…Hi
I think if this is an April fools joke Col may have to close the website!
Cos the guys will not be impressed….Hi
Still think this is one of the best DX News sites on the Web!!
i’m telling ya dennis rodman is going back to P5 to see his friend he is getting a license first
I changed my bet, it will be KP1 for sure. A little bird told me ……. actually a deaf horse did. ;)
No, I am sure it will be something that we never would have thought.
Think big…..FT5Z, KH5, BS7H, P5, BV9P, 3Y/B
One of these….
Navassa? Need KP1 and VK0H.