Monday, October 22, 2018

VK9XG – Christmas Island

UPDATE - Image (above) of antennas at VK9XG, courtesy Nigel G3TXF. The 160m vertical has also been added since this picture was taken. SEPTEMBER 24 - The VK9XG team plan to use FT8 as the primary...

KH1 – Baker Island DXpedition

UPDATE - We did indeed receive word from one of the organizers. Basically, there is currently no news and the US Government, as yet, hasn't given permission to any groups trying to activate KH1. August...

TX5EG – French Polynesia

NEWS UPDATE - The HUAHINE expedition, OC-067 ended on July 17th. We have done everything possible to listen to as many people as possible and make as many contacts as possible with a very...

[UPDATE] VK5CE/6 – IOTA tour

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[UPDATE] Ops wanted – Central Kiribati

NEWS UPDATE by KK7L -- Hey gang, I wanted to provide an update and answer some questions which have come via e-mail. The cruise departs Nadi, Fiji on June 24, 2017 — returning to Nadi on...

VK9AR – Ashmore Reef, OC-216

UPDATE - VK9AR story here NEWS UPDATE -- After 3 days at sea we arrived at the Ashmore Reef Marine Park late in the afternoon on November 7 and were boarded by Australian Border Force...

JG8NQJ/JD1 – Minami Torishima

Take JG8NQJ will be returning to Minami Torishima from mid-March 2018 for approx three months. When time and work schedule permits, look for Take as JG8NQJ/JD1 on HF bands, CW & RTTY. QSL via JA8CJY. 

WJ2O – South Pacific Tour

JULY 11 - Dave now has his Fijian license and will operate as 3D2FD for the next few days.   JUNE 15 - Dave has been active from Samoa signing 5W0DF JUNE 11 - A scheduling change means...

3D2AG/P – Rotuma

NEWS UPDATE -- Due to QRL, the next 3D2AG/p Rotuma Dxpedition has been postponed to around December this year. Focus will be on low bands. MAY 3, 2017 -- 3D2AG reports now back in Fiji...

VK9XT – Christmas Island

NEWS UPDATE - Our team is now back to the original crew: Martin, A65DC/SA6MIW Paul, A65DR/G7SLP/KW4CM Delia, VE7HDW Thomas, SM0CXU/PY2ZXU. We are now preparing to be active 160-10m All Modes. Our 160m setup is not...

T2AR – Tuvalu

NEWS UPDATE - Next T2AR mini-DXpedition is planned for November 2018. Please watch this space for details! Focus will be on low bands (including 160m), with QRO. QSL via 3D2AG (PayPal). Only paper logs used, no...

[COMMENT] Amateur radio permit application to Kure Atoll “denied”.

COMMENTARY by Robert Schmieder, KK6EK Compliments to the PIDXG for their approach to getting the permit. I suggest that they approach members of Congress concerning the use of U.S. public lands. As a co-organizer and...

T31W – Kanton Island

CANCELLED -- With the recent activation of T31 by a small European team the Perseverance DX Group (PDXG) and T31W team have canceled their planned 2017 T31W activation. Usually when a DXpedition is canceled...

E51ADD & E51AMF – South & North Cooks

NEWS UPDATE - E51AMF activity from (rarer) North Cooks soon. QRV January 11th-February 6th 2017 on 10m through 80m (160m possible, not guaranteed) SSB, and RTTY (other high-rate digital modes possible) using 1500W into verticals...

[UPDATE] VK9LI – Lord Howe Island

NEWS UPDATE - After a long delay, the VK9LI team are now on their way to L.H.I. Should be on the island by 9am Sydney time (Saturday, 12th). On-air by mid afternoon (local).  VK9LI Dxpedition...

H40GC & H44GC – Temotu & Solomon Isl

REMINDER - H40GC starts October 4th. September 20, 2016 - Stan, LZ1GC & Emil, DL8JJ update DX-World readers: "Now the team is complete. A long-awaited moment has arrived. The equipment is completely ready. Finally, we are...

[REMINDER] T32AZ – East Kiribati

Ken KH6QJ will again be active as T32AZ from Crystal Lodge, Kiritimati, East Kiribati between April 17-24, 2018. QRV on 40-20-15m, CW/SSB. QSL via KH6QJ.  

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...

T31T/MM – sailing to Kanton Isl.

October 4 @ 19:45z. The team's now on the island. All ok. Updates when they arrive. October 4 @ 16:30z. The team's approaching Kanton Island. It's darkness there now so will be some hours before...
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A35JP/P – Niuafo’ou Isl, OC-123 – Tonga

NEWS UPDATE -- Masa departs Nuku'alofa port for Niuafo'ou OC-123 at 05:00z on March 21st and is scheduled to arrive there on Thursday 23rd March. MARCH 11 - Masa updates that he and radio gear safely...