Thursday, June 21, 2018

News from the ARRL Board

Effective at the close of the ARRL Board meeting yesterday (20th January, 2018) -- an additional DXCC criterion will be added to the ARRL DXCC List Critera. Specifically: Section II, Political Entities. The new rule...

T88VW – Palau

UPDATE - Callsign of T88VW has now been issued (see comment) Joe, OZ0J will be active from Koror, Palau between September 2-9, 2014. QRV on HF bands, callsign still pending. QSL via H/c. FIRST FOR DX NEWS –...

Kingman Reef to be deleted?

Following on from previous articles , regarding Kingman Reef v DXCC status, Rich KY6R got in touch with a latest update after making enquiries with the The US Fish and Wildlife project manager for...

E6MF – Niue

UPCOMING - Maurice ZL2MF will be active from Niue as E6MF between September 2-9, 2014. QRV mostly on 20m SSB, will try also 40, 15 and 10m. QSL via H/c. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

3G9JA – Hornos Island, SA-031

UPDATE - Dagoberto, CE5COX will be active from Hornos Island SA-031 as 3G9JA between February 1-6, 2016. QRV 40-20-10m, SSB/RTTY. QSL via CE5JA. Note: Callsign changed from XR400JA to 3G9JA. FIRST FOR IOTA NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

YB4IR/3 – Kangean Island, OC-217

Imam, YB4IR has announced he will be active from Kangean Island OC-217 between November 2-6, 2015. FIRST FOR IOTA NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

9J3A – Zambia

Niko, S53A will be active from Kafue-River National Park, Zambia again as 9J3A between November 18-26, 2013. Participation in the CQ WW CW Contest (SOAB Low Power Category). Last year 9J3A won SO 10m Low Power...

Exclusive pics from H44IOTA

With thanks to Ralph H44RK / H44IOTA who sends exclusive text, images and movie from his time on Ngella Sule, Florida Islands OC-158. DX is a sponsor of H44IOTA. Haroro village in Rodrick Bay...

Advance Notice

Having published DX News every single day for over 14 months (including weekends) just a short note to say that in a little over two weeks from now, DX will be closed for...

YB4IR/5 – Midai Isl, OC-109

Imam plans to be active from Midai island OC-109 between May 18-25, 2014. QRV on 40-10m, CW/SSB/RTTY. QSL via LoTW/OQRS. *before this activity, Imam will QRV from Singkep Isl OC-107

Images from OC-208, Banggai

Last week, a team signing YB8P were active from the rare Banggai Island OC-208.  DX was delighted to sponsor this activation.

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...

PJ4F – Bonaire

Stanley, WS5K is now active from Bonaire as PJ4F until March 15, 2015. QRV on HF bands. QSL via M0URX, OQRS, LoTW. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

D4D – Cape Verde

UPDATE - D4D team webpage EA1ACP, EA1DVY, EA5HPX, EA7FTR, CX3AN, CX2AM, CX4CR and EB7DX have announced plans they will be active from Boa Vista AF-086, Cape Verde as D4D between October 17-24, 2015. QRV on 80-6m,...

J8/WA4SQM – The Grenadines, NA-025

Ken, WA4SQM will be active from Palm Island in the Grenadines (NA-025) between September 13-18, 2015. QRV holiday-style, QRP CW frequencies (mostly during local evening hours) ​QSL via LoTW or SASE. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

T2TT – Tuvalu

Last week, Bob VK2RG was active as T2RG from Tuvalu. Today he drops DX-World an update including good news that Tuvalu now has a resident ham operator. Tuvalu is over, lots of interesting QSOs, but...

QSL card preview – F8CRS/6W

With thanks to David, F8CRS

QSL card preview – YF1AR/5 Sipora Island, OC-215


HB0/DL4AAE & HB0/DL3TU – Liechtenstein

UPDATE - Uwe, DL4AAE and Roman, DL3TU will again be active as HB0/DL4AAE and HB0/DL3TU from Liechtenstein during September 27-28 and maybe 29th. They will attempt to operate from the summit of Augstenberg using CW only on higher bands...