Saturday, October 20, 2018

YB3MM/2 – Karimunjawa Island, OC-186

Adhi, YB3MM plans activity from Karimunjawa Island OC-186 as YB3MM/2 during the IOTA contest. Activity also planned a few hours before/after the contest; 40-15m. * Full list of participants in this years IOTA contest found...

T88PB – Palau

Nobuaki, JA0JHQ will again be active from Koror, Palau as T88PB during August 31 to September 3, 2018. QRV on HF bands. QSL via JH0JHQ.

E51BUO – South Cooks

Dave, G4BUO informs that he will be active holiday-style from Rarotonga, S.Cooks as E51BUO during July 30 to August 6, 2018. QRV on CW only, 100w & wire antennas. QSL via H/c.

V6J – Mortlock Islands, OC-254

NEWS UPDATE -- V6J made 3500 QSOs as of last night. Since V6J has been making the focus on NA, the QSO ratio has been changed to a little bit. JA 40% EU 35% NA 25% The generator...

QSL preview – KH1/KH7Z

Well, it's not quite the full card preview but here's a sneak preview of part of the card. UPDATE - Front side below.

YJ3XPT – Vanuatu

Perrin, VK3XPT is currently active from Erakor, Efate Island, Vanuatu as YJ3XPT until July 23, 2018. QRV on 40-20-10m, mainly SSB using an Alexloop Walkham antenna. QSL via H/c.

YJ0GA – Vanuatu

Geoff, ZL3GA will again be active from Efate Island, OC-035, Vanuatu as YJ0GA between July 18-25, 2018. QRV on 80-10m. QSL via H/c, Club Log OQRS, LoTW.

Commentary: Baker Island DXpedition

Good write-up on the recent KH1/KH7Z DXpedition to Baker island - written by the crew who took the team there. For the last month, NAI’A has hosted the most unusual of charters and what a...

A35RR – Tonga

Roly, ZL1BQD will be active from Tonga as A35RR starting August 15th for 2 weeks. Roly mostly operates FT8 and JT65. QSL via H/c.

VK9/JO7GVC & VK9/JK7LXU – Norfolk Island

Takao, JO7GVC and Hirokazu, JK7LXU plan to be QRV from Norfolk Island as VK9/JO7GVC & VK9/JK7LXU between October 9-14, 2018. Holiday-style activity on 40-10m, mainly CW, PSK and FT8.

KH2/WQ6B – Guam

Howard, WQ6B will be active from Guam as KH2/WQ6B during July 20-24, 2018. QRV on HF; SSB & FT8. QSL via H/c, LoTW.

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...

4W6VA – Timor Leste

Gordon, K7TRB has recently arrived in Dili, East Timor staying until mid-September. He's currently just starting out on 17m (FT8 mode) as 4W6VA and expects to be active on other HF bands using a...

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. ...

VK3DRH/4 – Lizard Island, OC-187

David, VK3DRH will be active from Lizard Island OC-187 during 5-11 July 2018. Operation will be in local evenings (from 1100 UTC). QRP QRV on 40, 20 & 15m SSB. QSL either direct, LoTW...

VK9BF, VK9EV, VK9PM & VK9QR – Norfolk Island

Joe N7BF, Everett W6ABM, Russell N7QR and Pete ZL2HM will be active as VK9BF, VK9EV, VK9QR and VK9PM from Norfolk Island during October 10-19, 2018. QRV on HF. QSL via Homecalls.

Poll – Your Needed / Most Wanted DXCC

VOTING CLOSED Using the excellent Club Log* as a guide, but -- removing modes / bands option -- which DXCC entity / entities do you still need? 1) This poll is mostly for fun and readership...

VK9JD – Christmas Island

Douglas Haig, VK9JD has recently arrived on Christmas Island. Currently, he has no equipment but Cliff, VK9VKL left behind some masts and aerials which he intends to use upon finding a better location. Initial plans...

T88HR, T88TJ & T88YL – Palau

Yutaka JH1MLO, Chusuke JR1FKR and Tatsuko JJ1BDT will be active holiday-style from the Palau rental shack as T88HR, T88TJ and T88YL between June 22-28, 2018. QRV on 80-15m, SSB/RTTY. QSL via H/c.

H44MS – Malaita Island, OC-047

Look for Bernhard, DL2GAC to again be active from Malaita, OC-047 Solomon Islands as H44MS. QRV when time permits until July 12, 2018. 160-6m SSB. QSL via H/c.