Sunday, July 22, 2018

Briefing: Top Band at KH1/KH7Z

Here is a brief description of the recent Baker Island (KH1/KH7Z) 160-meter operation. Among the numerous limitations the USFWS placed on us, being only allowed on the island in June was the most onerous. A...

VK9/JO7GVC & VK9/JK7LXU – Norfolk Island

Takao, JO7GVC and Hirokazu, JK7LXU plan to be QRV from Norfolk Island as VK9/JO7GVC & VK9/JK7LXU between October 9-14, 2018. Holiday-style activity on 40-10m, mainly CW, PSK and FT8.

4S7DMG – Sri Lanka

Dariusz, SP9DLM will be active from Kalkudah, Sri Lanka as 4S7DMG during August 6-14, 2018. QRV on 40-20-15-10m.

[POSTPONED] A25A – Botswana

Andre, NJ0F will be active from the Lotsane Lodge, Tuli Block, Botswana as A25A between July 13-20, 2018. QRV on 80-10m; SSB, CW, RTTY, FT8. QSL via NJ0F.

3DA0AO – Kingdom of eSwatini (Swaziland)

Pista HA5AO will arrive eSwatini (Swaziland) on 14 September, late afternoon. He plans to operate during his free time between 16 - 28 September from the Mountain Inn Resort at Mbabane. He received the...

Official WRTC callsigns announced

This news runs in tandem from earlier info regarding use of the Y8 callsigns.

PY0F/PY7RP – Fernando de Noronha

Renner, PY7RP will be active from Fernando de Noronha as PY0F/PY7RP between July 13-16, 2018. QRV 6 to 160m - participation in IARU contest. QSL via H/c.

KH2/WQ6B – Guam

Howard, WQ6B will be active from Guam as KH2/WQ6B during July 20-24, 2018. QRV on HF; SSB & FT8. QSL via H/c, LoTW.

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WJ2O – South Pacific Tour

JULY 11 - Dave now has his Fijian license and will operate as 3D2FD for the next few days.   JUNE 15 - Dave has been active from Samoa signing 5W0DF JUNE 11 - A scheduling change means...
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Shag Rocks – the ultimate IOTA challenge?!

A never before activated IOTA - and no wonder! More info on Shag Rocks AN-021 here

TO6OK – Mayotte

Czech DX Team (Petr OK1BOA, Petr OK1FCJ, Pavel OK1GK , Ruda OK2ZA, Ludek OK2ZC, Karel OK2ZI, David OK6DJ) have announced they will be active from Mayotte between September 20 to October 6, 2018. ...

VP9/K4AJA – Bermuda

Dave K4AJA, Rick W4GE, James N4SF and Steve AA4V will be active as VP9/K4AJA from Bermuda during the CQWW SSB Contest. Before and after the contest (October 22-31) they will operate as VP9/homecalls.

KU9C/VP9 – Bermuda

Look for Steve, KU9C to be active from Bermuda as KU9C/VP9 between July 11-17, 2018. QRV from the QTH of VP9GE on HF bands + 6m / satellites. During the IARU contest he will sign...

9X0T & 9X0Y – Rwanda

NEWS UPDATE -- 9X0Y callsign will be used by the team for FT8 contacts only. MAY 15 -- September 26 to October 10 are the dates for the 9X0T DXpedition to Rwanda. Eight operators (I1HJT, I2YSB,...

4W6VA – Timor Leste

Gordon, K7TRB has recently arrived in Dili, East Timor staying until mid-September. He's currently just starting out on 17m (FT8 mode) as 4W6VA and expects to be active on other HF bands using a...

ZS9V – Robben Island, AF-064

NEWS UPDATE ZS9V team will again be operating from Robben Island (IOTA AF-064) from the evening of 17 August until sometime on Monday 20 August. This is the weekend of ILLW. Same as last...

KH9/N7NVK – Wake Island

NEWS UPDATE - KH9/N7NVK will return to Wake Island this weekend.  During this stay, Philip hopes to come up with a better antenna and possible use of an amplifier if he can arrange it. ...

VY0ERC – Ellesmere Isl, NA-008

Pierre, VE3KTB will again be active as VY0ERC from Eureka Amateur Radio Club station on Ellesmere Island NA-008 during 8-21 July 8-21, 2018.

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