Thursday, January 23, 2020

OH1K – Kaunissaari Island, EU-140

Jari, OH1JO and Juha, OH1LEG will be active from Kaunissaari isl EU-140 as OH1K between July 25-31, 2013. Participation during the IOTA Contest. QRV mainly on 20m, but will use 80-6m, SSB. QSL via OH1JO.


Klaus, DL7UXG, Friedrich, DL4BBH and Ric, DL2VFR, will take the ferry from Denmark on September 12th and should arrive on the east coast of Iceland September 15th. On a short stop (September 14th) they...

EG2INT – Izaro Island, EU-134

Invoker Team members, George EA2TA, Gabriel EA3AKA and Christian EA3NT are currently active as EG2INT from Izaro Island EU-134 QRV on HF bands, CW/SSB until Sunday afternoon their time. QSL via EA5KA. // Post by DX-World. listen to...

Proposed additions to the IOTA list

IOTA Programme Structure A.4.2 in the 2018 Directory provides for a review of the list of valid island groups to take place every five years. The last such occasion took place in June 2014...

4U0ITU – ITU Geneva

The International Amateur Radio Club (IARC) of ITU, 4U1ITU will be taking part in the celebrations of World Radio Day, Friday 13th of February which also marks the kick-off for the celebrations of the...

OH0C – Aland Islands

During the IARU Contest (13-14 July 2019) an international team will air the callsign OH0C on all bands CW/SSB. Operators: CO8DM, E21EIC, OH2BH, OH2TA. Hosted by Petri, OH1CX. Outside of the contest they will use their...

Z66DH – Republic of Kosovo

DK6SP, HA8RT, OE3FTA & YO3IMD will be active from Pristina, Republic of Kosovo as Z66DH during December 10-22, 2018. QRV om HF bands, CW/SSB/Digi. QSL via M0SDV.

YO9KXF/P – Insula Fericirii, EU-191

Dan YO9FNP will again be active from Insula Fericirii EU-191 as YO9KXF/P during August 16-19, 2019. QRV holiday style; 100w and vertical wire antenna; 14 and 7 MHz, mostly CW, but also SSB and...

TK1R – Corsica

REMINDER - Tony IZ2ESV, Andrea IZ2LSC, Ivano I2RFJ, Bruno IW3HXR, Claudio IK3HAR and Alberto IV3BSY will gather under the "NOLOGO Independent DXers" flag for their springbreak expedition to Corsica, between 30th April and 4th...

TF/G3ZAY & TF/M0HSW – Heimay Isl, EU-071

Martin, G3ZAY and Hugo, M0HSW plan to be active from Heimaey, Westman Islands, EU-071 on Saturday June 14th. Look for TF/G3ZAY and TF/M0HSW on HF bands. QSL via their home calls. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

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...

TF/ON6KE – Iceland

Gust, ON6KE will be active (holiday-style) from Iceland as TF/ON6KE between June 27 to July 4, 2014. QRV on HF bands, JT65, SSB and CW. QSL via LoTW, eQSL (no QSL cards). FIRST FOR DX NEWS –...

TM64YL – Noirmoutier Island, IOTA EU-064

A 16-strong YL team will be active from Noirmoutier Island, EU-064 as TM64YL during August 25-31, 2018. QRV on HF bands. Full details here  

TF/G0POT – Iceland

Michael, G0POT will be active from Vik, Iceland as TF/G0POT during July 2-9, 2018. QRV on HF, low power. QSL via H/c, LoTW.


Gabriele, IK3GES will be active from several DL, OZ, LA, OH and SP islands between June 20 and July 26. Tentative itinerary includes the following islands: Fehmarn (EU-128), Mon (EU-029), Langoya (EU-033), Moskenesoy (EU-076), Hailuoto (EU-184),...

YP0F – Fericirii Island, EU-191

Look for YO3GA, YO4GKP, YO9RYJ, YO9RIJ and others to be active from Fericirii Island EU-191 as YP0F during August 27 to September 1, 2019. QRV on 160-10m, CW/SSB/FT8. Full QSL info on

EJ3HB – Bere Island, EU-121

Jeremy, EI5GM and Col, MM0NDX will be active from Bere Island EU-121 as EJ3HB during the IOTA contest (July 29-30, 2017). QSL via M0OXO.

Storms and downed antennas in parts of Europe

Locations across France to northern Spain, northern Portugal, the Balearic Islands, Corsica and parts of Italy have been affected by strong wind storms named Elsa & Fabien. Gallery below shows damaged antennas and masts...