Monday, July 22, 2019

Announcing IOTA activities

The new "Islands On The Air" website - unlike the old RSGB IOTA website - does not allow readers or users to upload or announce details of any particular island activities they may have planned for...

R70ASIA – Gusmp Island, AS-070

UPDATE: Per message received from Yuri R2DG via the satellite phone the team is facing big issues with the electricity. They lost one transceiver because of that and have to QRT for some time....

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.

R23RRC – Ptichyy Isl, AS-091

UPDATE - A few pictures from the island found here August 26 -- We have 12-hour window between 2 cyclones.. One crazy man can take us to the island!! Operating time can be very short and lasting...

[QRT] XV9JK – Vietnam

MARCH 17 - Jacek is now QRT from Phu Quy AS-157. (Thanks for taking the picture!) MARCH 11 UPDATE by SP5APW - Jacek XV9JK (SP5APW) reports heavy local QRM covers the whole of 20 &...

RI0FP – Paramushir Isl, AS-204

Full info to follow. QRX.

R66IOTA – Popov Island AS-066

Vladimir, UA0LCZ will again be active from Popov Island AS-066 as R66IOTA between July 23-30, 2019. QRV on 80-10m, CW/SSB. Participation in IOTA contest. QSL via H/c.

DX-World Flag/T-shirt Gallery

It's become very apparent over the years that many operators or teams have a DX-World flag / or t-shirt on their possession and decide to take pictures. Unfortunately, until now, I did not keep...

1st DX-World DXpedition

DX-World team members (MM0NDX-IK8LOV-ON9CFG) will undertake their inaugural DXpedition to Buyukada Island, AS-201, Turkey during May 7-11, 2018. Operating as TA0/MM0NDX, TA0/IK8LOV & TA0/ON9CFG, they will be active on 80-2m (holiday-style). Focus on being happy...

4S7VBG – Sri Lanka

NEWS UPDATE - Exclusive pictures from Vlad UA4WHX operating as 4S7VBG from Central Highlands of Sri Lanka. Vladimir, UA4WHX recently obtained the callsign 4S7VBG. No official word on how long he will be QRV -...

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...
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Video – 9M0W, Spratly

International Amateur Radio Team activated 9M0W at Layang Layang Island (Swallow Reef), Spratly Islands, IOTA AS-051 during 8-13 March 2018.

At A5A, Bhutan

Proud to see the DX-World flag on display at A5A, Bhutan with world famous operators Franz DJ9ZB and Champ E21EIC!!!

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...

XV9D – Vietnam

NEWS UPDATE - This year (November 16 to December 1, 2019) the aim is to focus on the 5 lowest bands (160-20 meters) and main goal is to give DXers ATNO or new band-points on...

E44YL – Palestine

Elvira IV3FSG will be active from Bethlehem, Palestine as E44YL between December 8-18, 2018. QRV on HF bands; SSB, RTTY, FT8. QSL via IK3GES.

XZ2B – Myanmar

Akio, JE2QIZ (AC7XZ) has been living in Naypyitaw, Myanmar for the past 2 years. Today, he finally received his license (from the Ministry of Transportation and Communication) and plans to be active as XZ2B. Note...

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...

XU7AKB – Cambodia

Steff, HB9FXL informs DX-World that he will again be active from Cambodia (various locations) as XU7AKB during November 22 to December 14, 2018. QRV on HF bands, SSB & FT8. QSL via H/c.