Saturday, August 18, 2018

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...

3W1D & 3W4DK – Cat Ba Island, AS-132

Vlad R3HD and Vyacheslav UA3DK will be operating from Cat Ba island AS-132 as 3W1D and 3W4DK between March 13-19, 2014. Dates may be extended. QRV on HF bands. QSL for 3W1D via SP5PB. QSL for 3W4DK...

D44KIT – Cape Verde

Luca, HB9OBD is currently active from Santa Maria, Sal Island, Cape Verde as D44KIT until March 25, 2018. QRV on 60, 40, 20m; SSB & FT8.

3Y0F – Bouvet

UPDATE: Have offer from Nigel Jolly (vessel "Braveheart") of shipping to and from Bouvet in January-February 2018 on his second vessel "Claymore II" August 13, 2015 --- Press Release #2 by UN7PCZ /3Y0F I receive...

V4/W6HGF & V4/KK4PHP – St Kitts

Al, W6HGF, will be operating from Calypso Bay, St. Kitts, from September 24 - October 4, and will be active for the CQ World Wide DX RTTY Contest. He will be emphasizing the digital modes,...

JW/SQ5BPF – Svalbard

Jacek, SQ5BPF will be active from the Polish Polar Station, Hornsund on Svalbard as JW/SQ5BPF between September 19-27, 2015. QRV on HF bands when time permits. QSL via SQ5BPF (buro) FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

TX5B, TX5C & TX5E – Chesterfield & New Caledonia Islands

UPDATE: the DXpedition is postponed because the sailboat is no longer available on these dates. June 7, 2014 - F6AJA reports that from November 1 - 30, Michel, FK8IK will be sailing the waters of...

VP5/W1ADX – Turks & Caicos

Reed, W1ADX will be active from Turks & Caicos as VP5/W1ADX between September 5-12, 2016. QRV on HF bands. QSL via LoTW, H/c.

VQ9ET – Diego Garcia

Bob, DU7ET is now based at Diego Garcia (AF-006) for the next three months. Using the callsign VQ9ET, so far he has been active on 17m CW and plans to QRV again at the start...

VU7KP – Lakshadweep Islands

MAY 22 UPDATE - The trip to Bangaram was to scout out the facility and plan for a future VU7 operation with a multi-national team towards the end of 2017. See here

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T32DX – Christmas Island

REMINDER - Bill KH6OO, Will W0ZRJ and John N0PJV will be active from the Captain Cook hotel as T32DX between October 27 to November 3, 2015. QRV on 40-10m, verticals. QSL via OQRS. FIRST FOR DX NEWS...

QSL card preview – VU7AG

With thanks to Deepak, VU2CDP. Full card can be viewed here

5W0RR – Samoa

Roly, ZL1BQD (also E51RJR) will again be active from Apia, Samoa between July 26 to August 15, 2017. QRV mostly using JT65, possibly FT8 mode. QSL via H/c.

CE0Y/PG5M – Easter Island

UPCOMING - Gerben, PG5M will be active (holiday-style) from Easter Island as CE0Y/PG5M between November 23-28, 2014. QRV on HF bands, CW. QSL via OQRS. Info to follow here FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

UE23RRC – Kambalnyy Isl, AS-142

August 14 -- Now QRV (08:00UTC) August 12 -- After a delay the team are now the way to AS-142. E.T.A 12:00UTC August 14th. August 8 -- UE23RRC team at Moscow airport earlier today. Now in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatka. August 6 --...

6Y6N – Jamaica

Armin, DK9PY announces he will be active from Jamaica (6Y5WJ station) between May 23 to June 6, 2018. QRV as 6Y6N on 160-10, CW only.  QSL via DK9PY.

[QRV] FH/F2DX & FH/F6BEE – Mayotte

Note: This activity is prior to the FT4JA Juan de Nova DXpedition. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

LA5O – Lofoten Islands DXpedition

Ben DO1BEN, Andy DL5AND, Vincent DL6II and Georg DL3YAT will be active from the Lofoten Islands EU-076 between June 8-14, 2013. QRV all bands and you can find more info here. QSL via DO1BEN.