Friday, October 19, 2018

6O1OO – Somalia

Ali, EP3CQ recently received his Somalian license (6O1OO). According to his QRZ.com entry, Bio and QSL information will be posted shortly along with frequencies and timetable of operation. QRX for more..

6V1A – Goree Island, AF-045 – Senegal

6W1KI, 6W1PZ, 6W1QL, 6W7JX + others will again be active as 6V1A from Gore Island AF-045 during December 7-9, 2018. ORV on SSB and CW on various bands with two stations.

[CANCELLED] 3DA0AO – Kingdom of eSwatini (Swaziland)

NEWS UPDATE - Due to circumstances beyond his control Pista HA5AO will return to Hungary sooner than planned. He will leave his equipment in the country and return at a future date. Unfortunately, he...

7Q7ELA – Malawi

Alex, IW5ELA will be active from Malawi as 7Q7ELA during September 17-26, 2018. QRV on HF bands mainly CW. QSL via IW5ELA (see QRZ for instructions). From 17 until 20 September: Game Haven Lodge ...

ZD9EI – Tristan da Cunha 2019

Tweet by Martin, G3ZAY: At the EI DX FĂ©ile Declan EI6FR just announced a late Sept 2019 DXpedition to ZD9 with 9V1YC and EI5IX - subject to confirmation of boat places nearer the time. Requested...

5H3MB – Tanzania

NEWS UPDATE - From October 24 to November 28, 2018 Maurizio will again be in Tanzania (mission for work in the Ilembula orphanage and hospital). In his spare time he will be QRV as 5H3MB...

7P8 – Lesotho 2019

Rune LA7THA informs DX-World that he is currently building at team for 7P8 Lesotho. They expect to be QRV in the first part of March 2019. Duration is approx 10 days with focus on...

EL2EL/4 – Telengbe Island, AF-111NEW – Liberia

NEWS UPDATE - DXpedition website now online. Eric EL2EF, Col MM0NDX and Jonathan MM0OKG plan to be active from Telengbe Island AF-111NEW (southern Liberia) as EL2EL/4 during early November 2018. This activity is dependent on...

FR/DJ7RJ & FH/DJ7RJ – Reunion & Mayotte

Willi, DJ7RJ informs DX-World that: I'll be active from Reunion for three weeks in October (9th to 27th). Preferably low bands operation, and afterwards one week in Mayotte!

FR/DL9HAL – Reunion Island

Stephan, DL9HAL announces that "during October 9-27, 2018 I will stay on the island of Reunion and hopefully will be QRV. No expedition, only holiday-style. No schedule. QSL cards will be printed afterwards". More...

[UPDATE] 5E5A – Morocco

NEWS UPDATE - "Due to a strict customs control in Tangier, the Moroccan customs deny our access to the country with our radio equipment - after a long wait of more than 19 hours...

Proposed additions to the IOTA list

IOTA Programme Structure A.4.2 in the 2018 Directory provides for a review of the list of valid island groups to take place every five years. The last such occasion took place in June 2014...

[UPDATE] Where next for LA7GIA?

NEWS UPDATE - Kenneth LA7GIA informs DX-World that he will be active from N'Djamena, Chad during October 9-21, 2018. Full info on his website AUGUST 14 - Kenneth updates: The QTH is secured, the first hotel...
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XT2BR – Burkina Faso

Al, F8FUA will be active from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso as XT2BR between August 21-29, 2018. QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY & FT8. Logs may be uploaded if internet access available. QSL via LoTW, H/c. NOTE: Al was...

The 3B7A story

We are now back from Saint Brandon 3B7A since 4 months. Time has been spent getting all equipment back home, cleaning and packing everything. QSLs have been designed then printed and sent. LoTW has...
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RA9USU recently kidnapped.

In Russian, this video is of an interview with well known DXpeditioner and world traveller, Dima Zhikarev, RA9USU, who was recently detained in an illegal jail in the "free-zone" of Cairo International airport. Dima explains...

[POSTPONED] 5C9A – Los Farallones Island, AF-118NEW

NEWS UPDATE - Navy and Government permission has not been given therefore this planned expedition is currently postponed. JUNE 28, 2018 -- Planning is now underway for an international team of IOTA activators to QRV...

Z23MD – Zimbabwe

NEWS UPDATE - Team now complete. See here MAY 15, 2018 -- On the road again, and this time on the road to Africa to reach their next QTH on far from Harare: just in...

CT8/R7KW & CT8/YL3JM – Azores

Serge CT8/R7KW and Oleg CT8/YL3JM are planning holiday style activity from Sao Miguel Island, IOTA EU-003 between July 26-29. Oleg will participate in the IOTA Contest as CR2S. After the Contest, Serge is planning few...

3B8/OK2ZI – Mauritius

Karel, OK2ZI will be active from Pointe aux Sable, Mauritius as 3B8/OK2ZI during July 26 to August 4, 2018. QRV on 160-10m, CW/SSB/Digi. QSL via home call, Club Log OQRS & LoTW.