Monday, April 23, 2018

YC8AO/P – Bonerate & Taka’ Bonerate Islands, OC-242

Andi, YC8AO announces he will be active from the Bonerate and Taka' Bonerate Islands OC-242 during April 25-30, 2018. QRV on HF bands. Rajuni Island (April 25-28) Tinabo Island (April 28-30)

VK5MAV/9 – Cato Reef, OC-265

NEWS UPDATE - Part 1 of the VK5MAV/9 story can be found here FEBRUARY 22 -- Permit to stay Cato Reef arrived + expedition website FEBRUARY 8, 2018 -- Dates of the expedition have been confirmed...

[UPDATE] XZ2A – Myanmar

NEWS UPDATE - Here's a photo to show exactly what the generous donations from radio amateurs all over the world have made possible. I'm not spending this money on beer and loose women! The...

V47CDC – St Kitts

Alex, W1CDC will be active from St Kitts & Nevis as V47CDC during April 23 to May 5, 2018. QRV on HF. QSL via H/c.

TC0AX – Buyukada Island, AS-201

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 TC0AX (T-COAX 🙂) they will be active on 80-2m (holiday-style). Focus on being happy &...

[REMINDER] XW4XR – Laos

Bruce, AA4XR (3W3B) will again be active again from Laos as XW4XR between April 23 to May 4, 2018. QRV on 60-10m, CW/RTTY/FT-8. QSL via E21EIC/LoTW.
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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.

[UPDATE] 3B7A – St Brandon DXpedition

APRIL 20 - POSTSCRIPT -- I’m writing these words now the entire team is safe back in Mauritius. Of course our very first priority has been to give news to our family after 2...

XU7AKL – Cambodia

UPDATE - XU7AKL will again be active during April 21-22, 2018. MARCH 14, 2018 -- BG4HRM will be active from Phnom Penh, Cambodia as XU7AKL between March 21-28, 2018. QRV on HF; participation in the...

5U7R – Niger

During his spare-time look for Torbjon, SM7RME to be active from Niamey, Niger as 5U7R. QRV on HF bands. QSL via SM7EHU.

The FREE DX-World Weekly Bulletin #245

Here’s the very latest FREE (non-subscription) DX-World Weekly Bulletin written by Bjorn, ON9CFG. As always it’s packed full of info and this week runs to 13 pages. You can download it here

Kosovo QSL Cards Mailed In US

Martti Laine, OH2BH, brought over 2000 Z60A QSL cards with him to California on April 17th. On April 18th, members of the Northern California DX Club, helped Martti seal the envelopes and apply postage....

T2AR – Tuvalu

NEWS UPDATE - "I arrived in Tuvalu on the 14th but due to work-QRL, rainy WX and unavailability of assistance to erect antennas, only limited operation was possible until now. It is hoped that by...

5C5AF – Mogador Island, AF-065

NEWS UPDATE - The following pictures of the 5C5AF activity were sent by I8LWL (many thanks!) APRIL 13, 2018 -- A large team of Moroccan operators will be active as 5C5AF from Mogador Island, AF-065...

QSL preview – 7Q7EI

Dave, EI9FBB, team leader of recent 7Q7EI DXpedition to Malawi recently got in touch: I am delighted to show you the completed QSL design from our recent 7Q7EI DXpedition to Malawi. These are being printed...

FJ/AI5P & FJ/N0KV – Saint Barthelemy

Look for AI5P, N0KV, W0ZA and WD0E to be active from St Barts as FJ/AI5P & FJ/N0KV between April 18-27, 2018. QRV on 80-10m CW, SSB, RTTY and Satellites. QSL via H/cs (AI5P...

ZB2/DF8AN – Gibraltar

Mike, DF8AN will be active from Gibraltar as ZB2/DF8AN during May 17-21, 2018. QRV on 6m to 70cm. QSL via home call.

Yes or No? A poll on FT-8.

UPDATE - Hi all. Thanks a lot for voting & leaving comments. As imagined, FT-8 subject is very topical. During the last few months I've heard or read numerous pros/cons about FT-8 but never...

6Y6N – Jamaica

Armin, DK9PY announces he will be active from Jamaica (6Y5WJ station) between May 23 to June 6, 2018. QRV as 6Y6N on 160-10, CW only.  QSL via DK9PY.

A25VR – Botswana

David, VE7VR will be active from Botswana as A25VR during May 24 to June 3, 2018. QRV on 40-30-20m with entry in CQWPX CW contest (May 26-27). QSL via H/c.