Friday, September 21, 2018

Yes or No? A poll on FT-8.

This poll is based on FT-8 mode. As can be seen from comments here and elsewhere, FT8 is certainly a lively topic of discussion. The poll will run for a few weeks. You are...

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...

P5/3Z9DX – North Korea

NEWS UPDATE - As posted on DX-World twitter page 4 days ago, all recent cluster spots for P5/3Z9DX are fake. Dom is not in North Korea, nor about to return. Furthermore, Dom got in touch...

FT8 DXpedition Mode

You have probably heard something about recent efforts to develop a special "FT8 DXpedition Mode" in WSJT-X. This message aims to bring you up-to-date on our progress, and generally to make our plans more...

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...

Poll: A Worldwide Transceiver Survey

We don't think a survey like this has been done with a large scale global readership. Transceiver manufacturers - take note!

[QRT] ZL7G – Chatham Island

News updates here  (All pictures courtesy ZL7G website) Our last full day of operation is now over. We continued with RTTY (2,900 QSOs now) and had hoped for one last grey line on 160m. However, thunderstorms...

[QRT] RI0C – Iony Island, AS-069

NEWS UPDATE II @ 2100Z - All RI0C team members now safely on yacht and sailing to Nikolaevsk-on-Amur. NEWS UPDATE @ 0530Z - According to information received from Anastasia (wife of Vasily R7AL), part of...

[QRT] 9U4M – Burundi

NOVEMBER 16 @ 1720z -- As expected, virtually all our antennas were dismantled this afternoon. I'm glad we were able to go past the 1000 QSO 160m mark last night even though the band...

S21ZAS & S21ZDC – Bangladesh IOTA DXpedition

OCTOBER 23 @ 0830z - S21ZAS now QRV from AS-127. OCTOBER 22 @ 15:00z - The team has a lot of problems of different types on the island. They are all safe and all equipment ok, BUT...

3D2EU – Rotuma

APRIL 2 -- News Update on 3D2EU website We are now back in Germany or the Netherlands. We all thank you for making a QSO with us, and sharing the adventure Rotuma 2018. It was...

Target achieved! The state of Amateur Radio in Algeria

NEWS UPDATE - Target was indeed achieved! 100% of the needed target has been raised. Massive thanks to all who took the time to donate. This mean ARA is now debt free with no...

TX5T – Raivavae Island, Australs

NEWS UPDATE - Even with scheduled air, “stuff” happens. We got all our gear checked in and took off from Tahiti just after lunch today. An hour and a half later. we were circling...

[QRT] S21ZED & S21ZEE – Bangladesh

MARCH 26 -- S21ZEE went off the air March 26, 18:00 GMT when the license expired. In total over 50 000 QSOs were logged with both DX-pedition callsigns according to the latest Clublog upload....

Kosovo’s Z6 Prefix Ruled Illegal

The following is quoted from the ITU website. In the interests of DX news, DX-World has come to the conclusion this latest development is newsworthy and therefore published in full with relevant links. Equally,...

C8T – Mozambique DXpedition

NEWS UPDATE - The last contacts were made this morning on 20 and 40m, bringing the QSO count to 17880 (for HF). Still waiting for the EME log (now at 300+ ! - and...

XR0YD – Easter Isl.

MARCH 14 - Our DXpedition comes to an end. It was a nice experience on the wonderful Isla de Pascua with friendly people and warm temperatures. We enjoyed great pile-ups and are very satisfied with...

[On Hold] Bouvet Island DXpedition 2017

NEWS UPDATE - Many will know that a planned expedition to Bouvet by 3Z9DX and others has, for the moment, been put on hold. While DX-World initially broke the news (below) about "strong rumours"...

K3LP – S.K

Very sad news recently received. David Collingham, K3LP, is Silent Key. David had been on over 70 DXpeditions, visited over 100 different DXCC entities, operating from 62 of them. He was a leader or co-leader...