Friday, October 19, 2018

Running costs of DX-World

UPDATE - Thanks a lot to the following readers who very recently & kindly decided to donate: AB3CV, DL1YM, DK3DG, DK3WE, DL3FCG, DJ4MH, DL5KUD, DM5EM, DK6NJ, DG7NFX, DF8DX, DL9NC, EA5CI, EA7BJ, EU1KY, F5MVB, G3LQP, G3SJH,...

AT4DK – Pamban Island, AS-173

NEWS UPDATE - The callsign AT4DK has been granted for this upcoming IOTA activity. SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 -- A VU team led by VU3NPI (calling themselves Manic Monkeys) will be activating Pamban Island (Dhanushkodi) AS-173...

8Q7PE & 8Q7YC – Maldives

NEWS UPDATE - James, 9V1YC and Wilbert, PE7T are QRV from Ukulhas Island, Alif Alif Atoll, Maldives as 8Q7YC and 8Q7PE.  Oct 12-21.  80m-10m, Mostly CW. QSL: 8Q7YC to W5UE. 8Q7PE PE7T via buro only. JUNE 17, 2016...

XV9WJR – Vietnam

NEWS UPDATE - Look for Bill, XV9WJR to be active from Con Dao, AS-130 during October 12-15, 2018. SEPTEMBER 21 - WA7WJR as XV9WJR will again be operating from Vietnam during October 3-27, 2018. QRV...

8Q7DX – Maldives

Braco, E77DX will be active from Baa Atoll, Maldives as 8Q7DX during November 10-25, 2018. QRV on all HF bands 160-10m and participation in CQ WW DX CW Contest (24hr category). QSL via OE1EMS....

E44WE – Palestine

Janusz, SP9FIH will again be active from Palestine as E44WE between October 27 to November 11, 2018. QRV on 20-10m, possibly low bands; FT8, SSB, RTTY. Participation in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. More...

D70LW/3 – Hwang Island, AS-080

Han, DS2GOO, Rew, DS4NYE, Rocky, HL1VAU, + others from Korea Contest Club will be active from Hwang Island (IOTA AS-080) during October 12th (09:00UTC) to 14th (24:00), 2018. The team will use their homecalls/3 as...

XU7AME – Cambodia

Jaye, VK2SD is currently active from Phnom Penh, Cambodia as XU7AME. QRV on 40 & 20m when time permits until October 16, 2018.

EP6RRC – Shif Island, AS-189NEW

After more than a year of hard work and with the great support of Iranian Amateur Radio League (CRA) Russian Robinson Club are glad to announce an IOTA/DXCC DXpedition to Shif Island AS-189NEW as...

XV9D – Vietnam

Mats, RM2D (ex-XV2D) will be active from Phan Thiet, Vietnam as XV9D during November 18 to December 2, 2018. QSL via LoTW. Note: Due to changes in legislation, foreign citizens can now only use call area...

RI0B – Arctic Legends IOTA DXpedition

NEWS UPDATE -- We carried out reconnaissance of the island (AS-087). We will land on a sand spit. The weather deteriorates badly, the rain intensifies.  Caught a strong swell when approaching the island. Today, in...

XW4XR – Laos

Bruce, AA4XR (3W3B) will again be active again from Laos as XW4XR between October 12-22, 2018. QRV on 40-6m, CW/RTTY/FT-8. QSL via E21EIC/LoTW.

XW1IC – Laos

Champ, E21EIC will again be QRV from Vientiane, Laos as XW1IC during October 12-16, 2018. Activity on 40m to 6m. QSL request via OQRS, LoTW and Bureau to E21EIC.

JD1BNA – Ogasawara

Kazu, JD1BNA will be active from Hahajima Island, Ogasawara during October 24-28, 2018. QRV mainly on 80/40 & 160m. QSL via JL1UTS (direct).

8Q7SD – Maldives

Shinji, JF2SDR he will be active Halaveli Island, Alifu Alifu Atoll, Maldives as 8Q7SD during September 20-25, 2018. QRV holiday style on 30-10m; CW, SSB, & RTTY. QSL via H/c, eQSL.

[UPDATE] XZ2A – Myanmar

NEWS UPDATE by XZ2A -- The station is currently off the air (on all bands), while I wait for an extension of my operating permit. This was applied for about 2 weeks ago, but...

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...

[UPCOMING] EX0PL – Kyrgyzstan

The SP9KAT DX Team (consisting SP9ONC, SP9OUV, SP9ETE, SQ9IWS, SP9AMF, SQ9OUK, SP9NLT, SQ9MCI, SP9SCZ, SP9IVD, SP9MZH and SP9DEM) will be active from Kyrgyzstan as EX0PL between September 1-10, 2018. QRV on HF. QSL via...

XX9D – Macao

NEWS UPDATE - A 15-man team will again be active as XX9D during February 11-26, 2019. Website FEBRUARY 24, 2017 - XX9D will be QRT on February 26, 24 UTC. In the last 12 hours...

A5A – Bhutan

NEWS UPDATE - A5A will be active again between Sep 4-14, 2018. Zorro, JH1AJT will travel to Bhutan with Champ, E21EIC. Main purpose to meet with the foreign ministry to continue discussions on the outcome and...