Wednesday, November 13, 2019

8Q7GB – Maldives

UPDATE by Gil, IZ2DLV /8Q7GB - Customs checked my baggage but with Maldivian license and serial numbers on it was an enough to explain why I was traveling with 60kg of equipment. Nika Island is a...

3W9QR – Vietnam

Yosuke, JJ1DQR will be active from Da Nang, Vietnam as 3W9QR between October 23- November 1, 2019. QRV on 40-6m mainly SSB. Also participation in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. QSL via JJ1DQR Bureau...

3W9KJ – Vietnam

Jacek, SP5APW informs DX-World that he and his wife are going to visit Dao Co To (AS-132) during end September / start October. Activity planned as 3W9KJ (pending). Jacek says that due to various...

JA8COE/0 – Sado Island AS-206

Take, JA8COE will be active from Sado Island AS-206 during September 22-24, 2019. QRV on HF bands, CW/FT8/SSB. Focus on EU and low power NA stations. QSL via H/c, Club Log OQRS.

RM0F/P & RV1CC/0 – Iturup Island, AS-025

RV1CC/0 and RM0F/P will be active from Iturup Island AS-025 beginning August 15, 2019. QRV on HF bands.

JA4GXS/0 – Sado Island, AS-206

Kenji, JA4GXS will be active from Sado Island (Honshu’s Coastal Islands East) AS-206 during October 26-28, 2019. QRV on 17 & 20m, CW/FT8. QSL via H/c (direct/buro).

Restructuring of AS-117 / AS-206

Islands previously listed as qualifying for AS-117 that now fall within the co-ordinates box of the new group AS-206, Honshu’s Coastal Islands East, have now been transferred and are listed appropriately both in the...

R63RRC & RQ73QQ – AS-063 & AS-152

RQ73QQ, AS-152 activity cancelled due security reason (many polar bears on the island now and bad weather for small boat).R63RRC, AS-063 has made about 10K QSO, 1100 in IOTA contest.— Andrey Teterukov (@AndyEU7A) July...

T6A & T6AA – Afghanistan

Robert, S53R will be active from Kabul, Afghanistan starting early September 2019 for up to two years. QRV as T6AA. During major contests he will run as T6A. QSL via H/c, LoTW.

IOTA Contest 2019

Bookmark ADXO for regularly updated participants in this years' IOTA contest. Keep an eye on the IOTA page of DX-World too.

BG4TRN – Chongming Isl, AS-136

BA4TB, BD4TS, BD4SS, BA4MY, BG4TRN, BH4TXN, BH4TVU, BH4SCF, BH4BWX and BI4SCC will be active from Chongming island, AS-136 during the RSGB IOTA contest as BG4TRN. Category will be Multi Two High Power, Grid LOC:...

9M8RC – Satang Besar Island, OC-165

A team consisting 9M8DEN, 9M8WAT, 9M8ADX, 9W8CH, 9W8ZZK, 9W8MAD, 9W8GEO & 9W8VYY will be operating during the IOTA contest 2019 as 9M8RC from Satang Besar Island, OC-165. 12 hours holiday-style operation from 27/7/2019 12:00UTC to...

Myanmar & Laos update by XZ2A

Following info from Simon, XZ2A: "I operated as XZ2A from Myanmar (Burma) last year, restricted to 20 MHz and above. I left Myanmar towards the end of last year because I now teach 'online' and...

RT9K/9 – IOTA Plans 2020

Keep an eye on @ua9kdf for more info. NOTE: Arctic Legend's 2017 IOTA tour here


It is with a very heavy heart that I share the sad news that we have lost Ananth Pai, VU2PAI at the young age of 47 - well known businessman, loving family man, top...

BO0M – Matsu Islands, AS-113

Look for BV2KI, BV2NT, BX2AB, BU2CR, BX4AF, JG3DOR & JH3BDB to be active from Matsu Island AS-113 as BO0M during the IOTA Contest (July 27-28, 2019). QSL via BV2KI.

E44WE – Palestine

Janusz, SP9FIH will again be active from Palestine as E44WE starting July 6, 2019. QRV on 80-6m; FT8, SSB, RTTY. More here

JI3CEY/0 – Sado Island AS-206NEW

Shigeru, JI3CEY will be active as JI3CEY/0 from the island of Sado IOTA AS-206(NEW) during July 20-22, 2019. Plans are to QRV on SSB and CW on HF bands, holiday style operation. QSL via...

R205NEW – Bogoslova Island, AS-205NEW

JUNE 19 @ 21:20Z -- R205NEW team is on their way back to Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky. If conditions permits they will make short stop on AS-039, Komandorskye Islands. Most likely it will be on June, 22.—...

XU7AMG – Cambodia

Yu, BG9XD will be active from Phnom Penh as XU7AMG during June 15-19, 2019. QRV on HF bands, CW & FT8. QSL via H/c.