Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ham Radio in Turkey

Currently lots of misinformation circulated around the internet with regards ham radio licenses in Turkey being revoked following the recent attempted military coup in that country. It's not true. Here's some quotes from informed...

SV2ASP/A – recovering well.

NEWS UPDATE - A few weeks ago Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A, had some medical tests done and doctors found a problem. He has since had surgery on his head and is now recovering. Kostas, SV1DPI informs:...

[QRT soon] RI1FJ

UPDATE - QRT soon. This afternoon I got information (thanks R6AF) that Eugeny stays on the island until end of the next week. After that he sails home onboard icebreaker RSV Somov. Watch the Somov...

RI1F – Viktoriya Island, EU-190NEW

NEWS UPDATE - The RI1F team (up to 12 ops) depart for the NEW IOTA on September 23, 2017. Depending on sea conditions, it should take approx 3-4 days to reach the island. QRV...

MS0UKI – Treshnish Isles, EU-108

UPDATE - The team are eagerly watching weather forecasts for their planned activation. So far it seems favourable, albeit changeable. *A brief note that DX-World will be running a reduced free DX news service between Sept...

OJ0DX – Market Reef

German operators DL2JRM, DL3DXX, DJ4MF and DO2XX will be visiting Market Reef next month in time for the Worked All Europe CW Contest. All going well, QRV as OJ0DX between August 11-16. Two stations...

ZA/ZA1P – Albania

A Polish team consisting SP9FIH, SP2FUD, SP6CIK, SP6JZL SP6OJK and SP9TCE will be active from Shqipëria, Albania as ZA/ZA1P (call correct!) between September 9-18, 2016. QRV on 160-6m, CW/SSB/RTTY. Website

RK1O/p – Sosnovets island, EU-161

Oleg UA1PBA, Slava RD3MX, Alexei RN1ON, Yuri UA1OC and Alex UA1OJL will be active as RK1O/p from Sosnovets island (IOTA: EU-161, RLHA: RLE-045, WLH: LH-1589, ARLHS: ERU-066; RDA: MU-18) on 1-5 July. They plan to operate CW...

OJ0JR – Market Reef

By Martti Laine, OH2BH: It was just Henri, OH3JR who single-handedly put up a new Force-12 permanent beam at Market lighthouse to serve the multitudes. Following the coming week of Pasi, OH3WS/OJ0W, Henri will fire...

OJ0B beam update

The group of Market Reef lovers are pleased to inform the DX community that a new Force-12 beam was recently hoisted at the Market Reef lighthouse. Not only Henri, OH3JR uplifted the beam alone...

OJ0B – Market Reef

NEWS UPDATE - The group found a short weather window late at night in darkness and landed safely on Market Reef. They try to get operational during the day with high winds bothering their...

OY/ON6NB – Faroe Islands

UPDATE - Pictures of activity found here May 19, 2016 - An 8-man Belgian team will be active from the Faroe Islands as OY/ON6NB between September 15-21, 2016. QRV on 80-6m, SSB, CW, PSK and RTTY;...