Thursday, March 22, 2018

RI1ANU – South Shetland islands

Oleg, ZS1OIN (UA3HK) is the new Chief of Bellingshausen Base on King George Island, South Shetland Islands (AN-010), and will be QRV on all bands, mostly CW after 12 February 2013 as RI1ANU (instead...

3D2NB, 3D2OU, 3D2RO & 3D2RX – Fiji & Rotuma

REMINDER: Bob W7YAQ and Bill N7OU are returning to the South Pacific. From Feb 2-7, they will operate in Fiji as 3D2NB (W7YAQ) and 3D2OU (N7OU). Then from Feb 8-21, they will active from Rotuma...

7T9A – Algeria

7T9A is the special callsign to be used to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Algerian Amateur Radio Association. QSL via PO Box 1 Algiers RP 16000, Algeria. Note: 7T50ARA will also be in use.

5X8C – Uganda 2013

Now QRV + Online Log: January 17, 2013 -- The team is now complete with the last of the ops being Jean-Louis, F5NHJ and David, EI9FBB. Frank, F4AJQ is the team leader of the "Back...

Halley VI – New Antarctic Station

The British Antarctic Survey's new research station, Halley VI, becomes fully operational this month. As yet, no word on future ham radio activities, even though the array of log periodics looks very enticing! Here's more...

QSL card preview – TZ6BB

Thanks to Fernando TZ6BB and QSL manager W3HNK.

TS8TI – Djerba isl, Tunisia

With collaboration of the Tunisian Radio Amateurs and the Engineering University of Gabes, a DXpedition to Djerba island AF-083 will occur between April 29 to May 6, 2013. Callsign of TS8TI has been issued and...

HK/F6BFH – San Andres & Providencia and Tierra Bomba, Colombia

Alain, F6BFH will be active from the following Colombian islands between February 5-15, 2013: February 5-8 from San-Andres NA-033 as HK0/F6BFH. February 8-11 from Providencia NA-049 as HK0/F6BFH. February 13-15 from Tierra Bomba SA-040 with HK1/HK3JJH.

5V7JD – Togo

REMINDER: Jack, F8AEJ will be active from Lome, Togo as 5V7JD between February 4 to March 15, 2013. QSL via H/c. Logs will be posted on Club Log.

ZL9HR aftermath..

UPDATE: Will this saga ever end? We have recently heard that John Chalkiarakis, VK3YP (Treasurer of the Hellenic Amateur Radio Association of Australia (HARAOA) and co-leader of the ZL9HR dxpedition) has been contacting organizations who...

VP5/W1UL & VP5/W2KPV – Turks & Caicos

Urb W1UL and Patricia W2PKV will be active from Providenciales, Turks & Caicos as VP5/W1UL and VP5/W2PKV between March 7 - 13, 2013. W2PKV will operate mostly SSB with W1UL primarily CW; all bands including 6m. QSL both...

PJ2/DL5AXX – Curacao

Ulf, DL5AXX will be active from Curacao as PJ2/DL5AXX between February 24 to March 11, 2013. Activity holiday-style on 80-10m using mostly CW and some RTTY. QSL via H/c. Prefers OQRS.

WH7P/KP2 – US Virgin Islands

Toshi, JP1IOF will be active from the US Virgin Islands between April 3 - 9, 2013 as WH7P/KP2. QRV on all bands/modes. QSL via H/c.

JD1BLC & JD1YBT – Ogasawara

JD1BLC and JD1YBT will be active from Ogasawara between April 28 to May 5, 2013 on all bands/modes. QSL both calls via JP1IOF. LoTW and OQRS will be also available. JD1BLC log / JD1YBT log.

V63DXA – Micronesia

Mike, WB7DXA will be in Micronesia from February 21 to March 21, 2013 and is licensed as V63DXA. He plans to operate from Kosrae (OC-059), Pohnpei (OC-010) and possibly Mokil and Pingelap Atolls (OC-226). QSL via...

US Virgin Islands Expedition

From March 13 to 19, 2013, look for the following ops to be active from the US Virgin islands: KP2/KI3DNN, KP2/W3JH, KP2/K2JA, KP2/JS6RRR and KP2/NH2KY. QRV on 160-6m, SSB, CW, RTTY, PSK31 & JT65A Check QRZ.COM for QSL details.

YB6AR/P – Bunta Isl, OC-245

YB6AR and several other operators will be active from Bunta Island OC-245 between February 15-17, 2013 using portable callsigns (YB6AR/P etc). QRV on 40m, 30m, 20m, 15m and 10m, SSB and RTTY. Five transceivers with 500watt amplifier each....

DU6/OE9MON – Panay Isl, OC-129

Carl, OE9MON is currently active from Panay island OC-129 as DU6/OE9MON. He has been QRV on 20 SSB using a vertical and 100w, but soon plans activity on all bands using wire antennas with bamboo. QSL...

7P8US – Lesotho

Stan, WB2LQF is currently operating from Lesotho as 7P8US and will also be active from ZS in the coming days. He has been QRV on 20m CW so far. QSL via N2DE (Tnx K9ARZ)

Video – VP6T Pitcairn Island DXpedition

Exactly one year ago today the VP6T DXpedition to Pitcairn took place. Here is a 14 minute video of that expedition: