Saturday, January 21, 2017

6W/UA4WHX/P – Carabane Island AF-078

NEWS UPDATE - Vlad recently got in touch about his "midnight meeting" with the 6W military on Carabane island. Basically, the second-in-command initially detained Vlad due to his ham radio activity. However, the next...

D44TVB – Cape Verde

Continuing his West African journey, look for Vlad UA4WHX to soon be active from Picos Village (500m A.S.L. Santiago Island AF-005) as D44TVB. QRV on usual bands; CW/SSB & RTTY. QSL via QRZ.com details.

9Q6BB – Democratic Republic of Congo

Fernando, EA4BB (ex-TZ6BB, Z21BB, ST2BF, D2BB, TU5JL, 9Q5BB) is now QRV from Kinshasa, D.R.C and will be active for up to 3 years as 9Q6BB. Activity on 20 & 17 CW so far. QSL...

9X2AW – Rwanda

During February 3 to March 11, 2017 Harald DF2WO (XT2AW, D44TWO) will visit Rwanda. He will operate from Kigali as 9X2AW. QSL via M0OXO.

5Z4/AK0SK – Kenya

Look for Sila, AK0SK to be active from Taveta, Kenya as 5Z4/AK0SK between December 22, 2016 to January 6, 2017. QRV on 80-10m, SSB. QSL via H/c, LoTW.

C50VB – The Gambia

NEWS UPDATE - C50VB is now QRV. December 7, 2016 -- Recently QRV as 5T9VB and 5T5TI (AF-050), Vlad UA4WHX will soon be active from The Gambia as C50VB. QRV on HF bands, CW/SSB. QSL via...

QSL preview – 5T5TI, AF-050

Full info on the recent 5T5TI Tidra Island AF-050 DXpedition can be found here

5U5R – Niger

A 12-man team will be active from Niger as 5U5R between March 8-21, 2017. QRV on 6 to 160 meters; CW, SSB and RTTY with at least 4 stations on the air simultaneously. Full...

VQ9SC – Chagos Island, AF-006

Steve, WB4GHY (ex-ZD8SC) is currently active from Diego Garcia, Chagos Island.

C5FUD & C5GCJ – The Gambia

Bogdan, SP2FUD and Zenon, SP2GCJ are again active from Brufut, The Gambia as C5FUD and C5GCJ. QRV on HF bands, CW/SSB/RTTY until December 16th. QSL via H/cs.

5T5TI – Tidra Island, AF-050

UPDATE - Now QRV from Tidra Island until December 5th..and an update by Jean, 5T0JL: I had the immense pleasure of giving the road departure to the island of TIDRA to our friends 5T2AI (9K2AI)...

6W2SC & J5UAP – Senegal & Guinea-Bissau

Peter, HA3AUI will once again be active from two West-African countries between (approx) January 20 to March 5, 2017 as follows: 6W2SC, K3, Spiderbeam, 100 or 500W, 20-10m CW, other bands/modes on request, maybe...