Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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...

V31VP – Belize

Victor, WB0TEV will again be QRV as V31VP on 80-10m (mostly SSB and RTTY) from the Maya Hill Lodge ham shack in Blackman Eddy, Belize during the CQ WW DX Contest, RTTY (Sep 23-24,...

[CANCELLED] PJ7T – Sint Maarten

NEWS UPDATE -- We do apologize to inform all that the DXpedition to St Maarten PJ7T is suspended. Hurricane Irma destroyed 95% of infrastructure on the island and it will impossible to arrive and live...

EL2BB, EL2GM & EL2EL – Liberia

Jeremy EI5GM, Dave EI9FBB and Col MM0NDX have been issued with the Liberian callsigns EL2GM, EL2BB and EL2EL. It’s their plan to use these calls after the 5L3BI activity from the LRAA (Liberia Radio...

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

PRESS RELEASE #3 -- SEPTEMBER 13, 2017. The wet season is in full force in Liberia this year. This makes any road travel tricky and potentially dangerous which in-turn has so far prevented Richmond EL2BG...

V26OC & V26K – Antigua

Brian, N3OC and Bud, AA3B will be active from Antigua as V26OC and V26K between September 26 to October 2,2017. QRV on HF bands + 6m. QSL via H/cs.

Launch of New IOTA Website

The time has come to tell you of the launch of the new IOTA website www.iota-world.org and the software system that in future will run the IOTA Programme. The Big Day will be 14 September....
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C6ARW – Bahamas

Rich, N0HJZ will be back on Grand Bahama Island (NA-080) as C6ARW from October 23 - November 1, 2017. He will also be competing full-time in the CQWW DX SSB Contest as a single-operator,...

XW4XR – Laos

Bruce, AA4XR (3W3B) is returning to Vientiane, Laos and will be active again as XW4XR between October 12-24, 2017. QRV on 60-10m, CW/RTTY/FT-8. QSL via E21EIC/LoTW.

A35W – Tonga

NEWS UPDATE -- Haru, JR4OZR will be active as A35W during the CQWW RTTY DX Contest (Sep 23-24, 2017). QSL via JJ2VLY, LoTW. Staying on Tonga between September 20-26th. JANUARY 28, 2017 - Thanks to...
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P40M & P40N – Aruba

Look for Mike KB8KB and Jim K8JH to be active from Aruba as P40M & P40N between September 27 to October 3, 2017. QRV on HF bands, FT8, SSB, CW, RTTY and PSK31. QSL...

Amateur Radio Licensing – Tunisia

The Association des Radio Amateurs Tunisiens, ARAT, is pleased to announce that the Tunisian Ministry of Telecommunications has finally approved the law organizing amateur radio licensing in Tunisia. It will now be possible for all...

PJ7PL – St Maarten

NEWS UPDATE - Ed WA1ZAM/PJ7PL informs...."well, needless to say our trip back to PJ7PL is off. Not sure when we will be able to get back. Will make a trip somewhere this year not...

MU/ON4ANN – Guernsey

QRV between 18 and 24 September. Team: ON4ANN – ON4CCV – ON5PDV – ON2BDJ – ON4ACP – ON6MI -ON8CW– ON4AAQ. Special attention 160 -80 – 40 & 30M, SSB, CW, DIGI. Equipment :...

JD1BON – Ogasawara

Take, JA1UII will be active again as JD1BON from Chichijima (AS-031), Ogasawara during September 21-30, 2017 including participation in the CQWW DX RTTY Contest. QSOs confirmed automatically via bureau and LoTW; direct cards via...

[2nd] Major Solar Flare

NEWS UPDATE - At 16:06UTC today another massive X flare occurred - this time an X8.2 again from sunspot AR2673. Radio blackouts immediately happened. X8.2-Flare NOW! Big #hamradio blackout, #GPS & #satellite phone issues next...

[UPCOMING] E6AG – Niue Island

NEWS UPDATE - E6AG website now up and running. JUNE 25 -- This will be a one man holiday style Dxpedition with family, and so operating will be at times limited. I will try and...
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OJ0/UA4WHX – Market Reef

NEWS UPDATE - New images from Vlad below exclusively for DX-World readers: SEPTEMBER 3, 2017 - Vlad, UA4WHX is currently active from Market Reef as OJ0/UA4WHX. He's been working on 160-15m bands.

CY9C – St. Paul Isl

NEWS UPDATE - CY9C will again be QRV - this time in August 2018. Details as follows: Ops: WA4DAN, N0TG, K4ZLE, AA4NC, N8AA, VA3QR,WW2DX, W2RE, N2IEN, N5TG. Dates: August 1-9, 2018. Bands/Modes: 160m-6m SSB/CW/RTTY/EME/SAT/maybe...