Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Open Letter: XX9TXN – Disqualified CQ WW

The CQWW CW results have been published almost three weeks ago and I needed some time to decide to publish this open letter to the CQWW Contest Committee during upcoming Dayton Hamvention 2017. I...

P44X – Aruba

The team from the Bavarian Contest Club, consisting of Simon P4/DJ4MZ, Holger P4/DL5KUT, Martin P4/DL5RMH and Ben P4/DL6RAI, is going to participate in the WPX Contest CW as P44X. During their stay from 15.05.2017...

4L0GF – Georgia

Armen 4L6DL, Sergo 4L6QC, Alexander UR5EAW, Antoine F5RAB & Luc F5RAV will be active from Georgia as 4L0GF between August 3-13, 2017.

Z25DX – Zimbabwe

Tom, KC0W will be active from Zimbabwe as Z25DX between May 23 to June 18, 2017. QRV on 80-6m, CW. QSL via H/c. (This is the first time a Z25 prefix has been issued.)

OY/DF3MC & OY/DL8JJ – Faroe I.

Martin, DF3MC and Emil, DL8JJ will be active from the Faroe Islands as OY/DF3MC & OY/DL8JJ between May 20-25, 2017. QRV primarily as a SOTA expedition - there are 108 peaks in the Faroe...

VK9MA – Mellish Reef

On January 20th this year, DX-World.net broke news of a planned DXpedition to Mellish Reef. We now have an update courtesy Rob, N7QT Mellish Reef landing rights has been approved/granted for November 2017. Team...

ZA/OU2I – Albania

Henning, OZ1BII / OU2I will be active from Albania as ZA/OU2I between May 25-29, 2017. QRV on CW only, participation in CQ WW WPX Contest, CW (May 27-28). QSL via OU2I.

8Q7PW – Maldives

Philip, G4PWO will be active from Fonimagoodhoo Island, Baa Atoll, Maldives as 8Q7PW starting July 18, 2017 for two weeks. Bands and modes will be condition dependent will probably be concentrating on 40, 20 and...

R66IOTA – Popov Island AS-066

Vladimir, UA0LCZ will again be active from Popov Island AS-066 as R66IOTA between July 25-30, 2017. QRV on 80-10m, CW/SSB. Participation in IOTA contest. QSL via H/c.

[UPDATE] A7/MW0BRO – Qatar

Martin, MW0BRO updates DX-World readers regarding his planned A7/MW0BRO activity. "Disappointed not to get my A7/MW0BRO callsign despite jumping through all the hoops, licence application, airline tickets, passport copy, home licence copy, letter of approval...

Sint Maarten DXpedition

June 14-20, 2017 - PJ7 group operation from Sint Maarten Is. Three full time stations: 1. 6 Meters - 1kw 2. All bands 10-80m - 500w CW, Digital 3. All bands 10-80m - 600w Voice See www.pj7.w9kxq.com for...

QSL card preview – A25UK

With thanks to QSL manager, M0OXO and the A25UK team. Cards on the way soon.

VU7KP – Lakshadweep Islands

MAY 14 @ 21:00Z - All luggage arrived fine. Packed and ready to leave in 5 hours. Change of plans. I expect to stay on Bangram until Friday and have dropped plans to go...

Activation of Baiyah Island, AF-111P – Liberia

UPDATE - DX-World.net informs that a team of four or five seasoned IOTA activators is planning a 3-4 day activity from Baiyah Island AF-111P later this year. Dates to be determined, but probably sometime...

CT9/R7KW & CT9/YL3JM – Maderia

Serge CT9/R7KW and Oleg CT9/YL3JM are planning to be active again from Madeira Island AF-014 between May 25-28 with participation in CQ WW WPX CW Contest. QSL via K2PF (OQRS on Clublog preferable).

E51GHS – Cook Islands

Alex, F4GHS informs DX-World.net that he will be active from the Cook Islands as E51GHS between August 7-25, 2017. August 7-16 from Aitutaki. August 16-25 from Rarotonga. Holiday style operation using home-made vertical (20m) and...

Midway and Kure Islands Reinstated as DXCC Entities

NEWS UPDATE - I am very frustrated that every time this issue comes up, in the initial announcement, and this now, undoing of the announcement of the deletion, it is NEVER mentioned that the...

T2R – Tuvalu

NEWS UPDATE - John, KK7L is returning to Tuvalu (May 23-29) and will be active during the CQ WPX CW contest as T2R. Activity outwith contest expected. Local resident T2AT may also be active....

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S21ZBD – Bangladesh

Jun, JH4RHF will be active from Dhaka, Bangladesh as S21ZBD between May 14-16, 2017. QRV on HF bands. QSL via OE1ZKC.