Friday, August 17, 2018

OJ0C – Market Reef

NEWS UPDATE - The Market Reef lighthouse is located low-to-the-sea, where waves are often rolling over the entire DXCC entity. With no jetty, landing can be hazardous, with small zodiacs often being pushed hard...

VP2V/WJ2O – British Virgin Islands

Dave, WJ2O will be active from the British Virgin Islands (B.V.I) as VP2V/WJ2O during November 21-27, 2018. Participation in CQWW CW contest (SOAB, Low Power). QRV outside contest on WARC bands. QSL via N2ZN.
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MN0GKL – Rathlin Island EU-122

Members of the Bushvalley Amateur Radio Club will be active from Rathlin Island EU-122 as MN0GKL on August 18th. This ties in with the Lighthouses on the Air weekend. QRV on HF bands (plus...

TX5T – Raivavae Island, Australs

NEWS UPDATE - Even with scheduled air, “stuff” happens. We got all our gear checked in and took off from Tahiti just after lunch today. An hour and a half later. we were circling...

Where next for LA7GIA?

AUGUST 14 - Kenneth updates: The QTH is secured, the first hotel disapproved my antenna farm, but the second one thought it was ok. Wow, fantastic take off!! VOACAP promises excellent propagation to NA, even...

RT65KI – Idlidlya Island, AS-065

AUGUST 14 - Still very strong wind in Lavrentia. Flight postponed again until around 2030z, August 14. AUGUST 13 - The team spent 7 hours at the airport waiting for their flight from Anadyr to...

VK9XT – Christmas Island

NEWS UPDATE -- The team has now changed and will consist of A65DC, A65DR & VE7HDW. Due to reduced team they will mainly operate on 40m and above. Possibly some 80m but not a priority....

V26NF – Antigua

Philippe, EA4NF will be active from Antigua as V26NF during August 12-19, 2018. QRV on 40-10m. QSL via H/c (direct/buro).

The 3B7A story

We are now back from Saint Brandon 3B7A since 4 months. Time has been spent getting all equipment back home, cleaning and packing everything. QSLs have been designed then printed and sent. LoTW has...

VK9XG – Christmas Island

NEWS UPDATE - The 6Gs DXpedition team will be operating from Christmas Island (VK9X) in October 2018. Arriving on the island late on Tuesday 16th (local time), we hope to be operational by the...

YB3MM/8 – Waleakodi Island OC-213

YB3MM/8 will join together with YB8OUN/P, YC8OBM/P, YD8MGN/P and others to activate Waleakodi Island OC-213 from 18 until 21 August 2018. Please read each operators qrz.com for QSL information.

C4II – Ayios Yeoryios Island, AS-120

Look for Emil DL8JJ, Paul G4PVM & Col MM0NDX to team up with 5B4AIE to activate Ayios Yeoryios IOTA AS-120 (Cyprus's Coastal Islands) during August 25-27, 2018. Callsign C4II is approved. Activity on 80-10m, possibly...

J8NY – St Vincent & Grenadines

A team consisting VE7NY, N7QT, KO8SCA, K7AR, VE7CT and VE7XF will be active from St Vincent as J8NY during November 21-28, 2018. QRV on 160-10m, all modes. Participation in CQWW CW contest. QSL via...

V4/GM3POI & V47X – St Kitts

Clive, GM3POI will be active from V47JA QTH on St Kitts during October 23-30, 2018. QRV during the CQWW SSB contest as V47X. Outside of contest as V4/GM3POI. QSL via M0URX.

B7/BD7IHN – Weizhou Island AS-139

NEWS UPDATE - Due to typhoon activity, this activity has been cancelled since the ferry cannot leave port. Zhao, BD7IHN informs that he will be active from Weizhou Island AS-139 on August 9th. QRV holiday-style...

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,...

CE0Y/NP4G – Easter Island

Otis, NP4G informs DX-World that he will be active from Easter Island as CE0Y/NP4G during August 26-29, 2018. QRV holiday-style focusing on CW and FT8, 40-10m; 100w. FT8 frequencies will be posted on QRZ.com....

HC1HC/8 – Galapagos Island

Alfredo, HC1HC will be active from San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands as HC1HC/8 during August 7-10, 2018. QRV mainly on WARC bands, possibly 6m; FT8 and CW. QSL via NE8Z.

SV8/IQ8YZ – Meganisi Island EU-052

A team consisting IK8BYP, IK8TNG and IZ8CKY will be active from Meganisi island EU-052 as SV8/IQ8YZ during October 7-13, 2018. This particular island has not been activated for about 10 years. QRV on HF...

[CANCELLED] RI1OA – Novaya Zemlya, EU-035

NEWS UPDATE - Mike returned home from Naryan-Mar. He explains there are serious questions regarding the reliability of the vessel. Therefore, the expedition was postponed. The next attempt will be made later this year...