Friday, September 21, 2018

RI0FS – Shikotan Island, AS-062

UPDATE - All antennas are broken due to a typhoon in the region. This also means the team's stuck on the island for 3 extra days until the boat is able to make the...


With thanks to Serge, RJ3AA

9N7TB & 9N7TR – Nepal

BA4TB and BD4TR are members of the Chinese earthquake rescue team in Kathmandu, Nepal. They will be active as 9N7TB and 9N7TR when not doing emergency traffic. QSL via homecalls. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

3W9FB – Vietnam

John, KB4FB will be active from Da Nang, Vietnam as 3W9FB during early January, with a brief gap, then QRV again early February 2018. QRV on HF bands. QSL via LoTW.

4S7BBG – Sri Lanka

A group consisting of OK1DO, OK1FFU, OK1JKT, OK1NY, OK1RI, OK1VVT and OK5MM will be active from Sri Lanka as 4S7BBG between February 29 to March 9, 2016. QRV on 80 - 10m (no 6 or...

RI0NZ – Popov Island, AS-066

Vladimir, UA0LCZ will be active from Popov Island AS-066 as RI0NZ between July 18-29, 2015 including participation in the RSGB IOTA Contest. QRV on 80-10m CW. QSL via H/c - bureau or direct. FIRST FOR IOTA NEWS...

QSL preview – TJ2TT

TJ2TT was active between March 15-29, 2018

HL3/SQ9KWW – S.Korea

Currently working with the Polish Olympic Rowing Team in Chungju, S.Korea, look for Dom SQ9KWW to be active as HL3/SQ9KWW between August 12 to September 2, 2013. Using wire antennas and 100w, he will be...

XW0YJY – Laos

Champ, E21EIC will be active again as XW0YJY from Vientiane, Laos between December 12-17, 2013. QRV on CW, 80-10m. Activity also in ARRL 10m Contest (mixed mode, low power). QSL via E21EIC / Club Log OQRS.

Result – DX World DXpedition of the Year!

The "DX World - DXpedition of the Year" is now closed! Running for three weeks, thousands of votes were cast over 25 DXpeditions. Thanks to all who voted! At Friedrichshafen Ham Fair, Germany, specially engraved...

BY4JN – Lingshan Island AS-150

A large group of BY hams will be activating Lingshan island AS-150 in the 2018 IOTA contest as BY4JN. QSL via BI4IZ. **For a consolidated list of all IOTA activities during the contest, check here

B0/BI8CKU – Tibet, China

Lide, BI8CKU and Rui-Li, BI8JDW will be active from Lhasa, Tibet, China as B0/BI8CKU during August 6-14, 2018. QRV on 40 & 20m, FT8 only. QSL via BI8CKU.

XW1YC – Laos

James, 9V1YC is currently active from Ban Nathom, Vientiane, Laos as XW1YC. QRV on HF bands, CW until May 30th. QSL via W5UE.

Poll – IOTA Performance Listings

This is the 3rd DX-World poll in as many weeks and we think readers enjoy the concept. The 2018 IOTA Performance Listing was recently published on the IOTA World website so we thought to breakdown...

9N7AA – Nepal

Andy, UA3AA is now active as 9N7AA from Nepal until May 23, 2014. Due to RFI issues and S9+ noise level, Andy asks you have patience when trying to work him. QSL via direct only to:...

TC0M – Kefken Island, AS-159

Turkish ops TA2DX, TA2ABC, TA1BX and TA2AWM will be active from Kefken Island AS-159 as TC0M during May 19-21, 2017. QRV on HF bands.

AT2SL – Shiyal Bet, AS-176

NEWS UPDATE - AT2SL will QRT approx 0130-0200z Monday 17th. October 14 @ 15:30z - Following is a text message received by Prasad VU2PTT from Deepak VU2CDP regarding the current operation. "Power is out since this morning...

EX/HB9DUR – Kyrgyzstan

Andrea, HB9DUR will be active holiday-style from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan between December 22 to January 8, 2016. QRV all bands with focus on higher bands. QSL via H/c (buro/direct). FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

QSL preview – 3W9DQ

Peter, DF7DQ was active from Vietnam as 3W9DQ between May 1-10, 2017.

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