Thursday, September 21, 2017

QSL preview – R3CA/8/9/0

R3CA/8/9/0 QSL cards being mailed very soon. Thanks RJ3AA for QSL preview.

V4/KB1EHE – St Kitts

Eric KB1EHE will be active from St. Kitts (NA-104) 9 - 13 March as V4/KB1EHE. He will be on HF bands, SSB, holiday style operation, 100w, using a 20m dipole and a 53ft / 16.15m...

TO2SP – St Barts

Polish Dx Group will operate from St Barts during the period November 16-30, 2017 under the call sign TO2SP (just applied). QTH and flight tickets have been booked and paid. The main task is participation in CQWWDX...

TI9/TI2HMJ – Cocos Island

NEWS UPDATE - Jorge, TI2HMJ will again be active from Cocos Island TI9/TI2HMJ between November 11-15, 2015. QRV when time permits as the trip is not a DXpedition. August 29, 2015 - Jorge, TI2HMJ informs...

P40DC, P40FN & P40FY – Aruba

David K3LP, Peter VK3FN and Chris VK3FY will be active from Aruba as P40DC, P40FN and P40FY between May 19-26, 2015. QRV on HF bands from the P49V rental shack. QSL via M0OXO. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

V63XP – Pohnpei (FSM)

Nobuaki, JH0JHQ will be active as V63XP from the South Park hotel, Pohnpei between October 3-6, 2014. QRV mainly during the Oceania (SSB) contest. QSL via H/c. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

[Final Update] S79C – Coetivy Island, AF-119NEW

All 6 operators have now returned safely to their homes after many hours of travelling. We achieved what we set out to do - and this was to put Coetivy Island on the air...

MM/OS5A & MM/ON4GS – St Kilda, EU-059

NEWS UPDATE -  EU-059 website now availbale JUNE 9, 2017 -- Jan, ON4CO (OS5A) and Gert, ON4GS will be setting up a DXpedition to the archipelago of St. Kilda EU-059. The intended timeframe to activate...

F4FET/P – St Honorat & St Marguerite Island, EU-058

UPDATE - Vincent F4BKV will be joining Gil during this activity. Look for Gil F4FET/P to be active from EU-058 -- St. Honorat Island (November 9th) and St. Marguerite Island (November 10th). QRV on 40-10m, SSB....

SZ8S – Samos Isl, EU-049

Ops G1JYB, G1LAT, G4UME, G8BME and G1TLQ will be QRV from Samos Isl EU-049 as SZ8S between May 14 to 30, 2014. QRV on HF bands. QSL info via QRZ page

IOTA contest

This weekend sees the hugely popular IOTA contest taking place. To keep track of participating island stations check here or here. SWLs look here.

YB4IR/5 – Batam Island, OC-075

Imam, YB4IR/5 is currently active from Batam Island OC-075. QSL direct to H/c. Note: Imam plans to be active from the rare Nias Island OC-161 in March.

6W/UA4WHX/P – Carabane Island AF-078

NEWS UPDATE - Vlad recently got in touch about his "midnight meeting" with the 6W military on Carabane island. Basically, the second-in-command initially detained Vlad due to his ham radio activity. However, the next...

Images from Pari Island, Indonesia

With thanks to Budi, YF1AR/0 on Pari Island OC-177 seen wearing the world famous DX-World t-shirt!  

B7/BA4TB – Hainan Island, AS-094

BA4TB, BD4TS, BH4TVU and BH4XAE will be signing B7/homecalls between 24 July - 1 August from Hainan Island AS-094. B7/BA4TB will also be QRV in the IOTA contest as SOAB HP mix mode. QSL via their...

GS6PYE/P – Shiant Isles EU-112

listen to ‘GS6PYE/P EU-112, 15 SSB’ on Audioboo(function() { var po = document.createElement("script"); po.type = "text/javascript"; po.async = true; po.src = ""; var s = document.getElementsByTagName("script"); s.parentNode.insertBefore(po, s); })(); A small team from the GS3PYE...

PJ4/SP6AXW & PJ4/SP9FIH – Bonaire

Kazik SP6AXW and Janusz SP9FIH plan to work from Bonaire, signing PJ4/SP6AXW and PJ4/SP9FIH respectively from April 8th until April 20th on 160m-6m. QSL via SP9FIH. Website.