Thursday, October 17, 2019

QSL card preview – YB0D

With thanks to Budi, YF1AR

North and South Cooks news 2015

Andy, E51AND updates readers with the following: 2015 is the 50th Anniversary of Self Governance in the Cook Islands. To celebrate, hams resident in the Cook Islands will be granted the use of a special 1x1...

T88ZO – Palau

Kazu, JA1IST will be active from Koror island, Palau as T88ZO between October 22-27, 2015. QRV on HF bands, CW/RTTY/SSB. QSL via H/c. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

T8GM & V6G – Palau & Yap

COMING UP -- Gerben, PG5M will be active from Palau and Yap during the following dates: T8GM - September 6-7 & 15-19, 2013. V6G - September 8-15, 2013. QRV 40-10m CW only. QSL via H/c. Website

T88GJ – Palau

Masa, JL1FUQ will be active as T88GJ from Palau between September 20-24, 2013. QRV on 6-20m, SSB & Digi. Operating times may change due to work commitments. QSL via H/c.

Kingman Reef news..

The following info - by Rich KY6R - was initially posted on eHam and in relation to whether Kingman Reef still exists: It's above water at high tide, and is even protected from high surf....

E51AND & E51KC – Mangaia, OC-159

REMINDER - Andy E51AND informs he is visiting Mangaia OC-159 with his wife Kathy E51KC, who will be working in the local school during the day. From July 15-19, he hopes to operate during spare...

E6AB – Niue

REMINDER - Peter, ZL2HM will be active from Niue as E6AB between June 24 to July 2, 2015. QRV holiday-style on 80-10m, SSB. Possibly 6m. QSL via ZL2HM (direct). FIRST FOR DX NEWS – DX-WORLD.NET

3D2AG/P – Rotuma

NEWS UPDATE - The next 3D2AG/p Rotuma Dxpedition will likely take place around March/April 2019. Focus will be on low bands, with QRO when required. MARCH 31, 2018 -- Due to QRL, the next 3D2AG/p Rotuma Dxpedition...

E51J – South Cooks DXpedition

UPCOMING - Japanese operators JA3ARJ, JA3IVU, JA3UJR, JH3LSS, JA3AVO and JH3PBL will be active from the Kii Kii Motel, Rarotonga between January 12-21, 2016 as E51J. QRV on 80 - 6m CW, SSB, Digimodes. May...

E51FIFA – South Cooks

To coincide with the Football World Cup 2018, Bob E51BQ, will be active from Rarotonga, South Cooks as E51FIFA. A full list of participating callsigns during the tournament can be found here

5W0M – Samoa

A 15-man team will be active as 5W0M from Le Lagoto, Savaii, Samoa, OC-097 between April 4-18, 2013. They will be QRV from 80m to 6m in CW, SSB and RTTY + 2m EME. Website

IOTA Contest 2019

Bookmark ADXO for regularly updated participants in this years' IOTA contest. Keep an eye on the IOTA page of DX-World too.

YJ0ST – Vanuatu

Adam, K7ST/MM writes: "We are currently cruising aboard the sailing vessel 'Bravo'. For a current position update please see our blog at: http://www.svbravo.blogspot.com Recent land based operations included HC8, FO (Marquesas), and Niue, as E6ST, as...

DU1/JA1PBV – Polillo Isl, OC-091

Sadao, JA1PBV is again active as DU1/JA1PBV from Polillo Island OC-091. QRV on CW until November 25th. QSL via H/c.

Complete and utter devastation in Vanuatu

Always nice to make contact with Vanuatu, most radio hams will have an affection for the country. Sadly, overnight, Category Five Cyclone Pam slammed into the South Pacific archipelago leaving "complete devastation" in its wake,...

V73SIX – Kwajalein Atoll

Neil, V73NS mentions that members of the Roi-Namur Amateur Radio Club, Kwajalein Atoll plan to be active on 6m from June 2013 onwards. More info.

Travels of JH1NBN

Currently active as A52W, Yuki JH1NBN, has announced further travel plans and activity from now through to Sept-Oct: V63AQ or V6P - Micronesia (Pohnpei and OC-132 Woleai). JT - Mongolia, may have club operation. S2 - Bangladesh, may...

Images from Red Island, OC-255

Craig, VK5CE currently operating from Red Island OC-255 has sent some images of his activity for readers of DX World to view. He mentions just over 1000 QSOs have been made on his first...