Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Alaskan Islands Trophy

DX TROPHY AWARDS GROUP announces a new a trophy: “ALASKA ISLANDS“. Given for QSO/SWL report with 10-bronze / 20-silver / 30-gold /40-Cup various islands (IOTA groups) – by types of modulation: CW, SSB or MIX....

[CATEGORY 5] Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria Discussion Number 13 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL152017 500 AM AST Tue Sep 19 2017 Interaction of the small core of Maria with the mountainous terrain of...

5T5OK – Mauritania

Dates: Arrival - 15th September 2017, Departure - 29th September 2017. On air approx: limited/building up 16, 17th, full operation planned from 18th till 26th, limited/dismantling 27th/28th. Call sign: 5T5OK Operators: Petr OK1BOA, Palo OK1CRM, David OK6DJ,...

FR/F8FUA – Reunion Island

Alain, F8FUA will be active from Reunion as FR/F8FUA between September 22-28, 2017. QRV on HF bands, CW/SSB/Digi. QSL via H/c.

St Martin & Sint Maarten DXpedition

CANCELLED Joe, W3HNK and James, K3NK will be active from St Martin and Sint Maarten between October 23 to November 1, 2017. W3HNK as PJ7A & FS5KA (SSB) K3NK as PJ7/K3NK & FS/K3NK (CW/Digi) Both...

T32AZ – East Kiribati

Ken KH6QJ will again be active as T32AZ from Crystal Lodge, Kiritimati, East Kiribati between October 5-10, 2017. QRV on 40-20-15m, CW/SSB. QSL via KH6QJ.  

St Pierre and Miquelon DXpedition

SEPT 18 - FP/G7VJR will be on 1.820 at SS. SEPT 17 - Team at Gatwick airport soon departing for FP. Follow twitter updates @G7VJR / @M0BLF / @G3ZAY MAY 2, 2017 -- Look for members...

RI0ZF – Beringa Island AS-039

NEWS UPDATE - Konstantin was not able to QRV during the last two days. He is planning to be on the air on September 18th and 19th and then QRT. Fly back to Kamchatka...
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PJ4E & PJ4I – Bonaire

Eric, K9ES and Charles, AD4ES will be active from Bonaire between November 21-28, 2017. QRV as PJ4E (SO80CW) and PJ4I (SO20CW) during CQWW CW contest. Outside contest as PJ4/K9ES and PJ4/AD4ES. QSL via H/cs, LOTW.

VP2MDG & VP2MMX – Montserrat

During the CQWW SSB DX contest (October 28-29), Dennis N0SMX (also VP2MMX) and George K2DM will be active from Montserrat as VP2MDG. QSL via LoTW.

FT8 mode and working DX

Guest post by Marc, DO4DXA More and more stations and DXpeditions are using the new FT8 mode. It’s a great mode, but there has to be some improvement in the operating procedure (with the current software)...

Taymyr Islands Trophy

DX TROPHY AWARDS GROUP announces a new a trophy: “TAYMYR ISLANDS“. Given for QSO/SWL report with 5-bronze / 9-silver / 13-gold various islands (IOTA groups) – by types of modulation: CW, SSB or...

AT7M – St Mary Isl, AS-096

A group of radio amateurs from India will be active from St Mary Islands, AS-096 as AT7M during September 30 - October 1, 2017. St. Mary's Islands, also known as Coconut Island, is a small...

QSL preview – 5A5A, Libya

Dima, RA9USU was active from Libya as 5A5A in April this year. You can find detailed info on his activity from Tripoli here

HC8LU – Galapagos Islands

An Argentinian team featuring LU3YK, LU5FF, LU7VB, LU7YS, LU8YD and LU9VEA will be active from San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands as HC8LU between November 29 to December 8, 2017. QRV on 160-6m; SSB, JT65, FT8,...

XW1IC – Laos

Champ, E21EIC will be QRV from Laos as XW1IC on Sep 21-25, 2017. Active 80m-6m and will QRV in CQ WW RTTY Contest. Maybe Single op 20M category.  QSL request via Club Log, Paper...

The FREE DX-World Weekly Bulletin #215

Here’s the very latest FREE DX-World Weekly Bulletin written by Bjorn, ON9CFG. As always, it’s packed full of info. This week it runs to 16 pages. You can download it here.

KG4HH – Guantanamo Bay

Henry, W2DZO will be active from Guantanamo Bay as KG4HH during October 6-9, 2017. QRV on 160-10m, SSB/CW, limited op times, SASE QSL direct.

J68GD – St Lucia

Good day DX-World. I am starting to assemble a 5 band hexbeam in preparation for Oct/Nov CQWW contests. I will be in both SSB & CW this year. I should have it finished and up for testing by...
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[UPDATE] ZD7VDE – St Helena

NEWS UPDATE by ZD7VDE/G0VDE You may remember I sent you notification of my planned DXpedition to ZD7 St Helena over a year ago. I had to cancel my trip due to commercial fights not starting...