Tuesday, October 23, 2018

[COMMENT] Amateur radio permit application to Kure Atoll “denied”.

COMMENTARY by Robert Schmieder, KK6EK Compliments to the PIDXG for their approach to getting the permit. I suggest that they approach members of Congress concerning the use of U.S. public lands. As a co-organizer and...

8S2K – Kataja Island, EU-192NEW

A group of five SM6-hams will activate Kataja Island EU-192NEW in late May or first week of June 2019.  Or as soon as ice conditions are gone, and transport by boat is acceptable by locals. Transport...

Activation of Kataja Island, EU-192NEW

POSTPONED - see comment below. Members of Invoker Team announce they plan to be active from Kataja Island, EU-192NEW before the end of October. A team is assembled. More news to follow soon..

The 3C3W / 3C0W Story

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T32NH – Christmas Island

Nobu, JA0JHQ will be active from the Captain Cook hotel, Kiribati as T32NH during December 5-11, 2018. QRV on 160-6m, CW & FT8. Participation in ARRL 10m contest (Dec 8-9).

TX0A & TX0M – IOTA DXpedition (OC-113 & OC-297P)

Cezar (VE3LYC) and Adrian (KO8SCA) will operate as TX0A from Maria Est Atoll (OC-113) and as TX0M from Morane Atoll (OC-297P) between December 4 and 18. OC-113 was operated from once, more than 28 years...

New IOTA groups announced

At the 2018 RSGB Convention it was announced a further 6 new IOTA groups would be added to the IOTA Directory. As follows: EU-192 OH/SM - Kataja Island (Finland/Sweden) OC-297 FO - Morane Atoll (Tuamotu,...

YS1/KC0W – El Salvador

Tom, KC0W informs DX-World readers that after a substantial wait he has been given approval for YS1/KC0W by El Salvador's licensing authority. "El Salvador is not rare at all but I hope to offer band...

ZF9CW – Cayman Brac, Cayman’s

Stan, K5GO will again be QRV from Cayman Brac as ZF9CW during late October to early December. He mentions he will attempt to put up a new tower with stacked homebrew yagis.

[UPDATE] ZD9CW – Tristan da Cunha

NEWS UPDATE - courtesy PJ4DX: "I have just had a chat with Steve ZD9CW (G4EDG) on 15m SSB. He asked me to let DX outlets know that due to difficulties with the internet he is...

8Q7PE & 8Q7YC – Maldives

NEWS UPDATE - James, 9V1YC and Wilbert, PE7T are QRV from Ukulhas Island, Alif Alif Atoll, Maldives as 8Q7YC and 8Q7PE.  Oct 12-21.  80m-10m, Mostly CW. QSL: 8Q7YC to W5UE. 8Q7PE PE7T via buro only. JUNE 17, 2016...

The FREE DX-World Weekly Bulletin #269

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XV9WJR – Vietnam

NEWS UPDATE - Look for Bill, XV9WJR to be active from Con Dao, AS-130 during October 12-15, 2018. SEPTEMBER 21 - WA7WJR as XV9WJR will again be operating from Vietnam during October 3-27, 2018. QRV...

9Y4/VE3EY – Trinidad & Tobago

Nick, VE3EY will be active from Trinidad & Tobago as 9Y4/VE3EY during the CQWW CW Contest (November 24-25). Focus on Low Bands/WARC outside of contest. QRV: November 19-26, 2018.
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FJ/F6CUK – St Barts

Thierry, F6CUK will be active from St Barts as FJ/F6CUK during October 21 to November 1, 2018. QRV on HF; CW & SSB. QSL via H/c, eQSL, LoTW, Club Log OQRS. Note: Live webcams on...

5A0YL – Libya

NEWS UPDATE by Elham Suliman, 5A0YL. I am the first YL Libyan amateur radio operator. Because I am new into amateur radio, I am looking forward to learning more about the magic of our...

8Q7DX – Maldives

Braco, E77DX will be active from Baa Atoll, Maldives as 8Q7DX during November 10-25, 2018. QRV on all HF bands 160-10m and participation in CQ WW DX CW Contest (24hr category). QSL via OE1EMS....

E44WE – Palestine

Janusz, SP9FIH will again be active from Palestine as E44WE between October 27 to November 11, 2018. QRV on 20-10m, possibly low bands; FT8, SSB, RTTY. Participation in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. More...

FP/DK7LX & FP/F5TJP – St Pierre & Miquelon

NEWS UPDATE from DK7LX -- QSLs have been designed and ordered and should be available shortly. FP/DK7LX made 866 CW QSO. Many thanks to FP5BZ, Jean-Marc, for helping us with his FT-890 transceiver as...

C6AQQ – Bahamas

Brian, ND3F will be active from Nassau, Bahamas as C6AQQ during November 24 to December 1, 2018. Participation in CQWW CW contest. FT8 activity outside contest. QSL via N3IQ.