Monday, February 18, 2019

[UPDATE] 3Y0Z – Bouvet 2018

NEWS UPDATE - We are pleased that we can now offer refunds to ALL those that helped support the 2018 Bouvet DXpedition (3YØZ). This will begin early in January 2019. Please QRX for the...
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[UPDATE] 3Y0I – Bouvet Island

There appeared to be some FAKE NEWS being spread around the internet with regards the 3Y0I (Bouvet) vessel. In the video above, Dom 3Z9DX clears up a few things in the remarks below.
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[NEWS] KH1/KH7Z – Baker Island

UPDATE -- Dateline DX is pleased to announce the final design of the front of our commemorative QSL highlighting both the history of and the unique nature of the Baker Island National Wildlife Reserve....

[UPDATE] VP6D – Ducie Island

JANUARY 12, 2019 VP6D QSL card designs were completed, proofs were submitted and approved for printing. Gennady UX5UO printed the cards during the week of Jan 7th, they will be shipped to Tim M0URX in the...

[UPDATE] 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...

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...

TT8KO – Chad

NOVEMBER 27, 2018 The full story on the ill-fated TT8KO DXpedition can be found here  OCTOBER 26, 2018 @ 17:30z I arrived home today. What a feeling! Thanks to the Norwegian Embassy who resolved the issue quickly,...

T31T – Kanton Island

NEWS UPDATE -- T31T Kanton Island Expedition part 2 Following our DXpedition to Kanton Island (Central Kiribati) in 2016, we decided to come back to this extraordinary place this year - with a new plan...

3XY3D – Los Island AF-051 & 3XY3D/P – Tristao Island AF-096

OCTOBER 20, 2017 -- Currently active as 3XY3D/P from Tristao Island, AF-096, Alain, F5OZC and Sébastien, F8DQZ are in the Republic of Guinea until the end of November. Activity from Tristao Island lasts until...

RI1F – Viktoriya Island, EU-190NEW [Franz Josef Land]

OCTOBER 11 -- Polar bears showed a very strong interest in HF and VHF! On the last day at camp they had 8 bears visit. They loaded the yacht in about two days and...

[UPDATES] 6O6O – Somalia

JANUARY 15 @20:00z - 6O6O is QRT soon. JANUARY 15 - Final day. We will operate as normal until 15UTC when we start disassembling the antennas. After noise disappears about 20 UTC we will continue for...

[UPDATE] CY9C – St. Paul Island

NEWS UPDATE - The dates for the CY9C DXpedition are August 1-11, 2019. More here AUGUST 19, 2018 -- The same team that operated as CY9C from St Paul Island in 2016 will return as...

RI0B – Arctic Legends IOTA DXpedition

NEWS UPDATE -- We carried out reconnaissance of the island (AS-087). We will land on a sand spit. The weather deteriorates badly, the rain intensifies.  Caught a strong swell when approaching the island. Today, in...

A5A – Bhutan

NEWS UPDATE -- A5A will be active again between Feb 27 – Mar 9, 2019. Zorro, JH1AJT (A5A) will travel to Bhutan with Franz DJ9ZB (A52ZB) and Champ, E21EIC (A52IC). Zorro’s main purpose is to...

E31A – Eritrea 2018

JANUARY 22 - E31A is now QRT, making 33K QSOs. JANUARY 21 -- This morning, Eritrea Ambassador who was the former Minister of Culture visited and operated at our station.  E31A will be going QRT on...

3C0L & 3C1L – Annobon & Equatorial Guinea

NEWS UPDATE - 3C1L operation will end (QRT) on November 12 morning (local time). Flight home is November 13 early morning. OCTOBER 25 -- 3C0L is over. Yuris and Kaspars are in Annobon airport waiting...

VP6EU – Pitcairn Island

NEWS UPDATE - Ronald PA3EWP informs the final logs are now on Club Log. 39K QSO's were logged. The team arrived yesterday safely to Tahiti. March 1 - Today is the last day of...

Yes or No? A poll on FT-8.

This poll is based on FT-8 mode. As can be seen from comments here and elsewhere, FT8 is certainly a lively topic of discussion. The poll will run for a few weeks. You are...

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)...

9M0W – Spratly

MARCH 12 - Final day of operations. MARCH 11 -- 4sq at 9M0W, Layang Layang, Spratly (credit KO8SCA) MARCH 10 -- Pictures credit 9M6KOM MARCH 8 -- At 04:25z, 9M0W started operations on 17CW. UPDATE II -- Finally...