Monday, January 21, 2019

Plans to activate Sikaiana Atoll OC-285

UPDATE: Ralph H44RK / 5W0W provides more info on the planned OC-285 Stewart island (Sikaiana Atoll) expedition: The plan is to get the boat ready for the trip starting mid April 2013 with a planned...

FT5WQ & FT5XT – Crozet / Kerguelen

UPDATE: FT5WQ/MM was QRV earlier today off the Crozet coastline. No official word if he'll land and operate from this most wanted DXCC, or continue his journey. However, other sources suggest Gildas will be...

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For the past few months, I have been thinking about adding adverts to the DX World website, something I have always been against. Firstly, let me explain there are some very good reasons behind doing...

9G5MS – Ghana

Marcel, AI6MS will be operating portable from January-May 2013 in Ghana, West Africa as 9G5MS with a Yaesu FT-857D. Anyone is welcome to make a contact, though priority will be given to schools, universities, and...

JP1EWY/1 – Hachijyo Isl AS-043

Nob, JP1EWY will be active  as  JP1EWY/1 from  Hachijyo island AS-043 between January 19-21, 2013. He will be QRV on 40 to 10m with an IC-7000 and long wire antenna, especially looking for EU.  

DXpedition of the Year – Results

On January 15th, after one full month of voting, the "DXpedition of the Year 2012" survey closed. Thank you to everyone who participated. Every forthcoming December, with the principle aim of being the standard bearer...

QSL card preview – E51E

Thanks to Jose EC7ZK here's a preview of the 12-page E51E QSL card:  

S79AN – Seychelles

Bert CX3AN will be active from Pointe Larue, Victoria, Seychelles between February 3-11, 2013. QRV on 80-6m including WARC bands - mostly SSB/CW. QSL via H/c.

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PJ2/W1USN, PJ2/AA1M & PJ2/W1SSR – Curacao

Mike W1USN, Bob AA1M and Scott W1SSR will be QRV as PJ2/home call from Curacao between March 8 - 22, 2013. Operation will be on all bands 160m to 10m SSB/CW/PSK/RTTY. QSL direct CBA or via the Bureau.

QSL card preview – VU3BPZ/P

Marc, ON5FP informs that cards for those who worked Bhagwati VU3BPZ/P at Indian Bay Camp will be ready in about two weeks and available from I1HYW (via direct). Here is a sneak preview of...

ST2/ZS6AKB – Sudan

Lourens, ZS6AKB is currently active when mobile in the Darfur region of Sudan. listen to ‘ST2/ZS6AKB 20 SSB’ on Audioboo(function() { var po = document.createElement("script"); po.type = "text/javascript"; po.async = true; po.src = "http://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/assets/embed.js"; var...

J76A & J77A – Dominica

Tony, N3ME and his son Bernie, W3UR have found their next holiday style operation location. They will be QRV as J76A (January 22nd - February 11) and J77A (January 22nd - February 1st) respectively...

XV4LU & XV4DDD – Phu Quoc, Vietnam

REMINDER: Sei, XV4LU and Hiroo, XV4DDD will be QRV from Phu Quoc Is AS-128, Vietnam between January 12-16, 2013. Activity on 40-10m using SSB and RTTY. See QRZ.com for QSL infomation.

Lord Howe Island Dxpedition

listen to ‘W7AVO/VK9L 15 CW’ on Audioboo(function() { var po = document.createElement("script"); po.type = "text/javascript"; po.async = true; po.src = "http://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/assets/embed.js"; var s = document.getElementsByTagName("script"); s.parentNode.insertBefore(po, s); })(); Now QRV: From January 11-18, 2013 the...

100 Most Wanted Countries

The DX Magazine Most Wanted Survey has been conducted for over 20 years. The most recent survey results can be found here.

SU/DJ5IW – Egypt

Gerd, DJ5IW will again be active from El Fardous, Egypt between January 14 to February 8, 2013. He'll be QRV mainly on the higher bands, CW only. (No 80m, 30m or RTTY is allowed in...

LoTW Processing Speed Increases Thanks to New Hardware

The Logbook of The World (LoTW) queue has been shrinking steadily since Monday, January 7, when the system was brought back online after the completion of previously announced maintenance involving the installation of a...

FR/F8APV & FR/F8EOI – Reunion Island

Pierre, F8APV and Stéphane, F8EOI will be returning to Reunion island and operating as FR/F8APV and FR/F8EOI between January 21 to February 8, 2013. They will be active on 40 meters and up with a...

T88SM, T88CP & T88HK – Palau

REMINDER: Mike JA6EGL, Yas JA6UBY and Yu JE6DND plan to be active as T88SM, T88CP & T88HK respectively from Palau (OC-009) between January 9-14, 2013. QRV on 80-10m, CW and ...