Monday, December 10, 2018

[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"...

RT9K/9 – “Arctic’s Legend” IOTA DXpedition

NEWS UPDATE -- EXPEDITION CANCELLED. See here MARCH 4 - The team is now on Dikson Island and report all is ok as they continue their journey. FEBRUARY 27 -- The RT9K/9 team reached Sopkarga polar...

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...

7Q7EI – Malawi

APRIL 4 -- The 7Q7EI team went QRT on Monday 02/04/2018 @ 16:30UTC with over 37,000 QSOs in the log. The full log is now complete on Clublog ​and our OQRS pages are open via http://www.m0oxo.com/oqrs/logsearch.php During our...

[QRT] TU7C – Ivory Coast DXpedition

NEWS UPDATE - TU7C QRT with 52500 QSOs logged. MARCH 19 - The CW Low Band team says thanks for some interesting nights on 80 and 160. Very interesting and challenging CONDX from here. On...

XX9D – Macao

NEWS UPDATE - A 15-man team will again be active as XX9D during February 11-26, 2019. Website FEBRUARY 24, 2017 - XX9D will be QRT on February 26, 24 UTC. In the last 12 hours...

Ham Radio in Turkey

Currently lots of misinformation circulated around the internet with regards ham radio licenses in Turkey being revoked following the recent attempted military coup in that country. It's not true. Here's some quotes from informed...
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A70X – Al Safliyah Island, AS-088

DECEMBER 31, 2017 - A70X is set-up and ready to go. QRV soon (January 1st) DECEMBER 14, 2017 -- QARS is very delighted to announce that a number of local hams and some from outside...

R71RRC – Arakamchechen Island, AS-071

NEWS UPDATE Victor, UA3AKO informs the team are going ORT on April, 15 at 0030 UTC. For now they have made more than 4300 contacts and many of them are dupes. APRIL 7 -...

3G9A/MM – on the way to Bouvet!

Major DXpedition to Bouvet Island is upcoming. 2nd most wanted DXCC entity. The team leave homes on January 9th heading to Punta Arenas, Chile. DX-World can now reveal the team will be signing 3G9A/MM en route...

VK0AI – Macquarie Island

NEWS UPDATE -- Earlier today, Norbert VK0AI showed up on the airwaves from Macquarie Island and was initially active on 30 & 20m FT8. MARCH 13 -- Recently posted on eHam, Norbert VK5MQ is on...

[QRT] 9N7EI – Nepal

NEWS UPDATE - The team went QRT at 12:00z today. They reached their target of 30K QSOs. New pictures added to their website MARCH 18 - Now into our final hours of our operation. Despite...

E51LYC – Pukapuka Atoll OC-098

Update from Cezar, VE3LYC - The trip to Pukapuka was a rare experience. However, I am thrilled to be back in Rarotonga, and cannot wait to fly home tomorrow. I wish to thank Andy (E51AND),...

What’s the issue with 4U1UN ?

NEWS UPDATE -- Good to see ARRL amongst others now picking up on the original story. Fingers crossed for 4U1UN on air soon and regularly. Meanwhile, on behalf of readers, having left emails with James,...

[QRT] FT3YL – Adelie Land, Antarctica

NEWS UPDATE - FT3YL is QRT. François is reaching the end of his stay in Adelie Land and will return to France soon. Operating from Adelie Land was really a very hard challenge. He...

4B4B – Socorro Island, Revillagigedo Islands.

MARCH 4 - Mark arrived yesterday and according to N0UN (recording below) he will remain on Socorro island for the next 5 weeks. He's running 300w and a 140' off center fed wire at 60'...

News – 4U1UN

AUGUST 22, 2018 - Earlier today, Adrian KO8SCA was active from the UN Building on 20m SSB. Recording by N0UN   AUGUST 16, 2018 - Following on from recent info regarding lack of 4U1UN activity here's some...

TO6OK – Mayotte

Czech DX Team (Petr OK1BOA, Petr OK1FCJ, Pavel OK1GK , Ruda OK2ZA, Ludek OK2ZC, Karel OK2ZI, David OK6DJ) have announced they will be active from Mayotte between September 22 to October 4, 2018. ...

[UPDATE] ZS8Z – Marion Island

NEWS UPDATE - David, ZS8Z reports that today the re-supply ship again returned to Marion Island. After a 3-week crew changeover, David also mentions there is no ham radio operator on the island with...

KH9/N7NVK – Wake Island

NEWS UPDATE - KH9/N7NVK will return to Wake Island this weekend.  During this stay, Philip hopes to come up with a better antenna and possible use of an amplifier if he can arrange it. ...