Friday, April 26, 2019

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...

D8A – Jang Bogo station, Antarctica

A scientific team, including Lee DS4NMJ, leave this Saturday (25th) for the new Korean research station - Jang Bogo which is currently under construction at Terra Nova Bay, Northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Lee hopes to be at...

VP5/AA5UK – Turks & Caicos

Adrian, AA5UK will be operating from Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands (IOTA NA-002) as VP5/AA5UK from Feb. 28th through March 8th. He will be QRV on 40-10m with focus on FT8, RTTY and SSB, 100W into...

3Y0F – Bouvet

UPDATE: Have offer from Nigel Jolly (vessel "Braveheart") of shipping to and from Bouvet in January-February 2018 on his second vessel "Claymore II" August 13, 2015 --- Press Release #2 by UN7PCZ /3Y0F I receive...

VK9DAC – Christmas Island

UPCOMING - Fred VK3DAC has been active as VK9DAC from Christmas Island and remains there until June 4. Following a visit to the WIA Annual General Meeting (June 24) in Perth, Australia, Fred will then...

9Q0HQ/3 – D.R Congo

Christian, IS0BWM has announced he will be active from Kengé, Democratic Republic of Congo as 9Q3HQ/3 between November 20 to December 25, 2016. QRV all bands, SSB only. Logs posted to Club Log. QSL...

OH8X tower collapse

December 8, 2013 -- Few days ago we reported the collapse of the world's largest amateur antenna (a huge 3ele 160m yagi @ OH8X). Here's the full report by Jarmo, OH2BN: While driving to the Arctic...

HP/SQ3RX – Panama

Mek, SQ3RX informs DX-World that he will be active from Volcan, Panama as HP/SQ3RX between February 12-15, 2017. QRV holiday-style on HF bands, CW with possible little SSB/RTTY. QSL via OQRS Clublog or Home...

V4/G0FWX – St Kitts

Gary, G0FWX will be active from Calypso Bay, St Kitts as V4/G0FWX between November 8-15, 2017. QRV holiday-style, HF bands. QSL via M0URX.

5N/LW9DTR – Nigeria

Martin, LW9DTR has announced that he will be active from Ilobu Town, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria as 5N/LW9DTR during August 6 & 7, 2016. QRV when time permits on 20-10m, SSB. QSL via homecall.

News from Intrepid DX Group / VP8 team

We are happy to inform you that all of the VP8STI/VP8SGI team members are now home and enjoying their families after 46 days away. We are reading and responding to the many email messages received...

QRT – ZS8A, ZS8C & ZS8Z – Marion Island

ZS8A, ZS8C, ZS8Z are all now QRT from Marion island and returning home to Cape Town. Carson ZS8C left a last minute note on April 29th saying: This will be my last post from the...

QSL card preview – XF2E & V32EE

With thanks to QSL manager IT9EJW

QSL card preview – XR0YS

Jeff, K5WE made 13161 QSO's in 11 days, 11 hours start to finish operating time as XR0YS. Logs have been uploaded to LoTW. QSL cards have been ordered. QSL via K5WE or ClubLog OQRS....

FM/F4HPX – Martinique

At the beginning of April 2019, look for Thomas F4HPX to be on from Martinique (with a possible side trip to St Lucia). QRV using KX2 plus 30W small amplifier or FT-891 and simple...

S79LD – Seychelles

​Mike, VK4EF informs that he's on a working visit to the Seychelles until 31 May 2018 and active as S79LD. Operation holiday-style on 20m, 40m, 80m & possibly 10m; SSB, JT65, FT8, slow CW....

P40W – Aruba

John, W2GD will again be active as P40W between February 12-20, 2018. Participation in ARRL DX CWA Contest (Feb 17-18). Some 160 and WARC activity before and after contest. QSL via LoTW or N2MM...

Video – S79C, Coetivy Island AF-119

Produced by team member Ron, PA3EWP.