Wednesday, May 23, 2018

[UPDATE] VK5CE/6 – IOTA tour

NEWS UPDATE -- Craig VK5CE has done the final update on the website for the 5 week July VK IOTA tour at https://vkiota.wordpress.com/vk5ce-6/ it now includes: - updated operation dates for OC-164, OC-199, OC-140, OC-193,...

KL7RRC/P – Kagamil Island, NA-234 – Alaska

UPDATE - Yuir, N3QQ informs that his flight to Dutch Harbor leaves at 5am (local) today and if the WX remains good they will set sail this evening their time. MAY 3, 2018 -- Tim,...

V47JA – St Kitts

John, W5JON (as V47JA) will again be operating from his Calypso Bay, St. Kitts, West Indies vacation home, located 200 feet from the Caribbean Sea, from June 22 until July 20, 2018 and active on 6-160m...

AH2R – Guam

JI3ERV and JO1RUR will be active from Guam as AH2R during the CQWW WPX CW contest (May 26-27, 2018) QSL via LoTW.

9H3EE – Malta

Henning, OZ1BII informs DX-World that he will be active from Malta as 9H3EE during May 24-28, 2018. Primarily QRV for the CQ WPX Contest (May 26-27).

Irish Islands IOTA Tour 2018

Beginning June 1st 2018, the EIDX Group will activate ALL Irish IOTA Groups. Using the 'Echo Juliet' prefix, EJ0DXG will be QRV from IOTA EU-006, EU-007, EU-103 and EU-121 this summer. Starting off with 'Little Saltee...

OH0/OH4SS – Aland Isl.

Look for Matti, OH4SS and Voitto, OH3JVE to be active from Aland Islands as OH0/OH4SS during May 24-27, 2018. QRV on 80-6m. QSL via H/cs, LoTW.

PJ8Z & PJ8RV – Sint Maarten

Zorro, JH1AJT and Nao, JN1RVS will be active from Sint Maarten as PJ8Z & PJ8RV between May 20-27, 2018. QRV on 40-10m; SSB/CW/RTTY/FT8. Activity also planned from FS (Saint Martin). QSL via LoTW.

OH3AD/5 – Kirkonmaa Island, EU-140

Radioclub Riihimaen Kolmoset (OH3AD) will activate Kirkonmaa Island, EU-140 from 17th July until mid August. It is a semi holiday type operation with several club members visiting and operating the station using callsign OH3AD/5....
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[POSTPONED] 3D2CR – Conway Reef

NEWS UPDATE -- Dom, 3Z9DX informs that the planned 3D2CR DXpedition is now postponed. Also, further info here regarding T31 plans. APRIL 30, 2018 -- A "quick" activity from Conway Reef (OC-112) by Dom, 3Z9DX...

3B8/PA3HGT – Mauritius

Hans, PA3HGT is returning to Mauritius and will be active as 3B8/PA3HGT between September 4-24, 2018. QRV on 40, 20, 10; holiday-style. Mostly SSB with some CW & Digi. No LoTW or eQSL. QSL...

IOTA note on AF-111P

BAIYAH & FLAT ISLANDS, LIBERIA -- In view of well-publicised security issues experienced by an unsuccessful DXpedition to Baiyah Island in 2017, DXpeditioners should consider seriously any proposed further attempt to activate this group....

VK4DX/P – Russell Island, OC-137

Mike, VK4DX informs DX-World that he will be QRV from Russell Island, OC-137 from 1-3 June 2018. He will have 100w rig and multi-band vertical with activity on both SSB and CW from 80-20m....

KH6/K0EAP – Hawaii

Eric, K0EAP will be active from the Big Island, Hawaii as KH6/K0EAP during May 27 to June 2, 2018. QRV on 40-15m; CW & SSB. QSL via LoTW.

9M6NA – Labuan Island, OC-133

Saty, JE1JKL will be active from Labuan Island OC-133 as 9M6NA between May 21 to June 11, 2018. QRV on HF with participation in the CQWW WPX CW Contest (May 26-27). QSL via LoTW. 

R0LS/P – Skrebtsov Island, AS-066

RW0LZ, R0LZ and UA0LCZ will be active from Skrebtsov Island, AS-066 as R0LS/P during May 24-28, 2018. QRV on 80-10m, CW. QSL via R0LS.

PJ4/W0LD & PJ4/N0JK – Bonaire

Lauren, W0LD and Jon, N0JK will be active from Bonaire on 6 meters during the ARRL June VHF contest June 9-10. Modes will be FT8, SSB and CW. They will be operating with a...

IOTA DXpedition – Carabane Island AF-078, Senegal

Alfredo, IK7JWX informs DX-World that he and team are planning a humanitarian DXpedition to Carabane Island, AF-078 for 10 days in November 2018. Callsign as yet unknown, but they hope to be assigned a...

ZF2RM – Cayman Islands

Dates not yet known, but Frank K3TRM plans activity from the Cayman Islands later this year as ZF2RM. He specifically mentions Cayman Brac, therefore his callsign may change to ZF9/ZF2RM when QRV from there. Just...

HQ9X – Roatan Island, NA-057

W1UE, K1XM and KQ1F will be active as HQ9X from Roatan Island NA-057 during the CQWW DX Contest, CW (Nov 24-25, 2018). Before contest will be homecall/HR9. QSLs for /HR9 to home calls.