Tuesday, April 24, 2018

[UPDATE] 3Y0Z – Bouvet 2018

MARCH 5 -- The 3YØZ team members are safely home. We have been home about two weeks now, after 31 days aboard our vessel M/V Betanzos. We have been to Bouvet Island, and as a...

[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...

[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...

[UPDATE] 3Y0I – Bouvet Island

NEWS UPDATE -- The 3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition team this week publicly invited the members of the ill-fated 3Y0Z team to join forces as part of “rebooted preparations” for the venture, but 3Y0Z team...

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...

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...

[CANCELLED] CY9C – St. Paul Island

NEWS UPDATE -- The DXpedition scheduled for August 1-9 has been cancelled. After considerable analysis and discussions as to expected band conditions, the "need-list" ranking significantly greater than 50, and in order for...

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...

KH1/KH7Z – Baker Island

PRESS RELEASE #7 The 2018 DXpedition to Baker Island is proud to announce the addition of Neil King, VA7DX to our team. Neil was first licensed in 1979 as VE7CVM, attained his advanced certification in...

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...

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...

A5A – Bhutan

APRIL 4 - Setting up earlier today (pic by E21EIC) MARCH 30 - A5A will be active again between Apr 4 – 11, 2018. Zorro, JH1AJT will travel to Bhutan with Jin, JF1IST and Champ, E21EIC....

[UPDATE] YX0V – Aves Island

NEWS UPDATE by Pilot Station, W4DTA First on behalf of the YX0V group I want to say thank you for being a donor to this operation. I wanted to email you so that you are...

[QRT] 3C0W & 3C3W – Annobon & Eq. Guinea

MARCH 24 -- 3C0W is QRT. The team successfully reached Malabo. They will stay there until Tuesday evening, when flight home is scheduled. But no more activity on the bands is planned from 3C. Over...

Disqualified callsigns – CQ WW SSB contest

Reports suggest the CQ WW Contest Committee disqualify the following stations in last year's CQ WW SSB contest: 3V8SS, 4O7CC, 7Z1SJ, 9K2HN, 9M2R, 9M2X, 9M6MI, A61FK, A61HA, A62A, BA3MM, BA4TB, CA7CAQ, CO6HLP, CR2B, CR6K, DJ0A,...

VK9MA – Mellish Reef

UPDATE - Regular VK9MA updates will appear here, perhaps daily. JUNE 2, 2017 -- A 9 operator team, led by Rob, N7QT will be active from Mellish Reef as VK9MA, QRV from November 3rd, 2017...

5L3BI – Baiyah Island, AF-111P – Liberia

NEWS UPDATE, NOVEMBER 1 @ 19:45z--After trying for 2 days the 5L3BI team couldn't make a landing. Way too dangerous. Jeremy EI5GM and Col MM0NDX almost capsized next to rock. The swell around the...