Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Hi! On March 26 this year I mentioned that DX-World would be offline for a week during mid-April. That time is fast approaching - as is the J20DX DXpedition I'm part of. Social media sites...

LA-IOTA tour

LA/DL2VFR (Ric), LA/DL4BBH (Friedrich) & LA/DL7UXG (Klaus) will be QRV in CW, SSB & FT8 from: EU-033 (Vesteralen) during May 27-31, 2019. EU-076 (Lofoten) during June 1-5, 2019. QSL via homecall, Club Log, eQSL.

Z66Z – Kosovo

OZ1AA and OZ7AM will be active from Kosovo as Z66Z during April 18-22, 2019. QRV on 80-10m, CW/SSB/FT8. QSL via OZ1ACB, OQRS, LoTW.

JW/ON7SA – Svalbard

Freddy, ON6FDP will be active from Svalbard as JW/ON7SA during the RSGB IOTA Contest (Jul 27-28, 2019). Single band activity. QSL via ON6FDP.

4JF1EU – Azerbaijan

A special callsign dedicated to Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe which takes place in Baku,  Azerbaijan for a 4th time from April 26 to 28, 2019. 4JF1EU will be active from April 20...

OG0YL & OH0/OH2LGW – Aland Islands

Anne, OH2YL and Marko, OH2LGW will be active from the Aland Islands as OG0YL & OH0/OH2LGW during April 19-23, 2019. QRV on 80-6m, CW/SSB. QSL via H/cs.

GB5SM – Isles of Scilly, EU-011

A team consisting G4EDG, G4ELZ and G4GSA will be active from St Mary's, Isles of Scilly EU-011 as GB5SM during April 20-27, 2019. QRV on HF bands, CW/SSB/Digi. Possible satellite activity too. QSL via...

MD0HWX, MD0ITP & MD0IUX – Isle of Man

JF1OSL Hiro, JH0CJH Toru and JR1NHD Shin will be active from the Isle of Man as MD0HWX, MD0ITP and MD0IUX during April 27 to May 1, 2019. QRV on HF; SSB, CW & Digi....

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...
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Z66Y – Kosovo

NEWS UPDATE -- The Amateur Radio Society of Kosovo, SHRAK, is proud to announce a youth activity in the WPX contest this coming weekend.  The youth of Kosovo and Turkey will join to work...

JX7GIA – Jan Mayen

NEWS UPDATE - Despite poor propagation, Ken reports he made 650 QSOs. He was on Jan Mayen for 5 hours and says he was very lucky to be allowed a seat on the military...

MN5A – Rathlin Island, EU-122

Ian, G3WVG will be active as MN5A during the IOTA contest (July 27-28, 2019) from Rathlin Island EU-122. QRV DXpedition mixed-mode. QSL via LoTW.

QSL preview – Z66X

Z66X was a short time activity for CQWW 160m CW by Chris DL1MGB, Paul DL5CW and Dietmar DL3DXX. QRV from 24. to 27.Jan 2019. QSL for this activity via DL3DXX, preferred by OQRS. For more information...

Z60A – Kosovo

APRIL 15 -- Following the LoTW upload of April 1st, the first Kosovo Z60A QSL card arrived in the U.S. during the past week to 92-year old Frank, K4BVQ, allowing him to reach the...

New IOTA groups announced

At the 2018 RSGB Convention it was announced a further 6 new IOTA groups would be added to the IOTA Directory. As follows: EU-192 OH/SM - Kataja Island (Finland/Sweden) OC-297 FO - Morane Atoll (Tuamotu,...

OJ0W – Market Reef

Weather permitting look for Pasi, OH3WS to be again active from Market Reef as OJ0W between May 4-11, 2019. QRV during spare time, mostly CW, 60 & 30m. QSL via H/c.

Kosovo’s Z6 Prefix Ruled Illegal

The following is quoted from the ITU website. In the interests of DX news, DX-World has come to the conclusion this latest development is newsworthy and therefore published in full with relevant links. Equally,...

Z6/K7JOE – Kosovo

If time allows, Joe K7JOE, plans activity from Kosovo as Z6/K7JOE during May 28-30, 2018. QRV on 40-17m, CW. QSL via H/c (direct).

CW Boot Camp 2019 – Scotland

Today I visited Scotland's premier radio club - GM6NX - who hosted the 2019 GMDX CW Boot Camp. Tutors at the Boot Camp were well known Scottish DXers, Rob GM3YTS, Gav GM0GAV, Dave GM4EVS &...

QSL preview – OH10X, EU-192

OH10X took place during early February. This was a first time activation of new IOTA EU-192. QSL preview courtesy PG5M who says he will try get all direct cards out by Monday (March 18).