Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Ham Radio in Turkey

Currently lots of misinformation circulated around the internet with regards ham radio licenses in Turkey being revoked following the recent attempted military coup in that country. It's not true. Here's some quotes from informed...

SV2ASP/A – recovering well.

NEWS UPDATE - A few weeks ago Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A, had some medical tests done and doctors found a problem. He has since had surgery on his head and is now recovering. Kostas, SV1DPI informs:...

RI1F – Viktoriya Island, EU-190NEW

NEWS UPDATE -- "Three days ago the yacht AURORA left dock, prepared for our campaign, and is in Helsinki currently as part of another cruise. The updated photos of the AURORA are avaliable in...

[QRT soon] RI1FJ

UPDATE - QRT soon. This afternoon I got information (thanks R6AF) that Eugeny stays on the island until end of the next week. After that he sails home onboard icebreaker RSV Somov. Watch the Somov...

MS0UKI – Treshnish Isles, EU-108

UPDATE - The team are eagerly watching weather forecasts for their planned activation. So far it seems favourable, albeit changeable. *A brief note that DX-World will be running a reduced free DX news service between Sept...

OJ0DX – Market Reef

German operators DL2JRM, DL3DXX, DJ4MF and DO2XX will be visiting Market Reef next month in time for the Worked All Europe CW Contest. All going well, QRV as OJ0DX between August 11-16. Two stations...

ZA/ZA1P – Albania

A Polish team consisting SP9FIH, SP2FUD, SP6CIK, SP6JZL SP6OJK and SP9TCE will be active from Shqipëria, Albania as ZA/ZA1P (call correct!) between September 9-18, 2016. QRV on 160-6m, CW/SSB/RTTY. Website

RK1O/p – Sosnovets island, EU-161

Oleg UA1PBA, Slava RD3MX, Alexei RN1ON, Yuri UA1OC and Alex UA1OJL will be active as RK1O/p from Sosnovets island (IOTA: EU-161, RLHA: RLE-045, WLH: LH-1589, ARLHS: ERU-066; RDA: MU-18) on 1-5 July. They plan to operate CW...

OJ0JR – Market Reef

By Martti Laine, OH2BH: It was just Henri, OH3JR who single-handedly put up a new Force-12 permanent beam at Market lighthouse to serve the multitudes. Following the coming week of Pasi, OH3WS/OJ0W, Henri will fire...

OJ0B beam update

The group of Market Reef lovers are pleased to inform the DX community that a new Force-12 beam was recently hoisted at the Market Reef lighthouse. Not only Henri, OH3JR uplifted the beam alone...

OJ0B – Market Reef

NEWS UPDATE - The group found a short weather window late at night in darkness and landed safely on Market Reef. They try to get operational during the day with high winds bothering their...

OY/ON6NB – Faroe Islands

UPDATE - Pictures of activity found here May 19, 2016 - An 8-man Belgian team will be active from the Faroe Islands as OY/ON6NB between September 15-21, 2016. QRV on 80-6m, SSB, CW, PSK and RTTY;...

Earthquake – Central Italy

Keep frequency 7060 LSB (+/- 10) clear at all times. This frequency is for emergency communications. Do not operate on 7060Mhz. (Nighttime freq: 3860 LSB)

2015 Russian Arctic Coast Expedition by UA4WHX

NEWS UPDATE - First batch of QSLs are now being received, mainly in Russia so far. Below is a sneak preview of what you can expect. Click "more" to refresh your memory of this most...

[UPDATE] 9H3WHX – Malta

February 4, 2017 - Today, Vlad is now active as IT9/UA4WHX from Sicilly. February 3, 2017 - Continuing his tour of  the North African/Mediterranen Sea coast, Vlad UA4WHX is now active from Malta as 9H3WHX....

RI1C – Kotlin Island, EU-133

A team consisting RD1A, RW1F, RW1A, RU1M, RV1AW, RA1AP, RA1AO, RA1ZZ, RW1C, R1CAM, R1BDW, UA1ZZ and UA1AKC will be active as RI1C from Kotlin Island EU-133 during the IOTA contest (July 30-31). QSL via RW1F.  

Travels with OH2BH and friends

THE NORTHERN EUROPEAN PARTY WAGON IS NOW DEPARTING FINLAND, OCT.04.2016 ALAND ISLANDS, OH0B It is on Wednesday Oct. 05 that OH0B will be QRV for 5-days on all bands from the Aland Islands by Juha, OH1ND, Martti,...

JW7QIA – Svalbard

Peter, LA7QIA is currently active from Spitsbergen, Svalbard as JW7QIA until approx. July 2, 2016. QRV on HF bands + 6m CW/SSB, possibly 4m. QSL via H/c.
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ZA – Albania

The group of OH1MA, OG2M, OH2BH, Z61DX and Z62FB will be along the Durres Beach, Albania, building the permanent site and now hoisting the SteppIR beams. Along their project they hope to put once the...

JW2US – Hopen Island, EU-063

Erik, LA2US is back on Hopen Island EU-063 for a 6-month stint. QRV as JW2US when time permits. I'll be active on CW on/around IOTA frequencies or at the lower band edges. As before, this...