Friday, January 19, 2018

R24RRC – Shantar Islands AS-044

Members of the recent RI0C IOTA Dxpedition to Iony Island AS-069 are now on their way to Shantarskiye Islands AS-044 and will be active as R24RRC. QSL via R7AL, OQRS.

C6ABB – Bahamas

Drew, N2RFA will be active from Nassau, The Bahamas as C6ABB between February 8-18, 2015. QRV on 80-10m, Digimiodes. QSL via H/c, eQSL/LoTW. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

VP8STI video

QSL card preview – YF1AR/8

Thanks to Budi, YF1AR

The story of an HR-IOTA tour

Exclusively to DX World readers, this 18 page summary by Dan HR2DMR, who visited and activated the following Honduran islands, is now available to read online. HQ3W -- NA-160 - Cayos Cochinos. HQ8S --- NA-035 -...

KC4USV – McMurdo Station, Antarctica

Nathaniel, W2NAF is currently at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, and primarily active as KC4USV until December 30, 2014. (He may sometimes use KC4/W2NAF.) He reports that each year the residents of McMurdo Station celebrate Christmas by...

RI1C – Kotlin Island, EU-133

A team consisting RD1A, RW1F, RW1A, RU1M, RV1AW, RA1AP, RA1AO, RA1ZZ, RW1C, R1CAM, R1BDW, UA1ZZ and UA1AKC will be active as RI1C from Kotlin Island EU-133 during the IOTA contest (July 30-31). QSL via RW1F.  

VK9L/G7VJR – Lord Howe Island

REMINDER - Michael G7VJR will be visiting Lord Howe island between April 15-20, 2016. QRV as VK9L/G7VJR on HF bands, CW only using verticals / 100w. North-facing QTH for QSOs with Europe. More info here FIRST FOR DX...

SV8/DK7TX – Ereikoussa Island, EU-052

Oliver DK7TX informs that he will be active from Ereikoussa Island EU-052 as SV8/DK7TX during June 10-11, 2017. QRV on 40-6m. QSL via H/c.

OC-275 South Papua Coastal Isl – New IOTA

YF1AR/9, YB0AI/9 and YB3MM/9 plan to be active from Kimaan Island OC-275 NEW between September 10-16, 2013. This group has never been activated. More info

E6ST – Niue

Adam, K7ST is currently QRV from Niue as E6ST. He has been active on 20m SSB using 100w and vertical. QSL via EA5GL. Previously, Adam has been active as K7ST/HC8 and FO/K7ST listen to ‘2013/Aug/15 0858z E6ST 14.198MHz...

YB4IR/8 and YB8RW/P – Lucipara Island OC-274NEW

UPDATE - This is going to be the last update before the team leaves Ambon. As of the time of this writing, the team is scheduled to leave anytime now, 02:45 UTC with a crew...

PX8K – Caviana de Dentro Island SA-042

Announce with great pleasure that PX8K from Caviana de Dentro Island SA-042 will be on air between 27 and 31 July 2016, including participation in the IOTA contest. The team will consist of PY8WW, PY8AZT,...

HK0/LU9EFO & HK0/HK6F – San Andres

REMINDER - Faber, HK6F will now be joining Martin, so look for HK0/HK6F & HK0/LU9EFO. Martin, LU9EFO will be active from San Andres between November 11-17, 2015. QRV on HF bands, SSB. Active before/after from Bogota as...

FK/JA1IST – New Caledonia

Kazu, JA1IST will be active form Noumea, New Caledonia between February 25 to March 1, 2014. QRV on HF bands. QSL via H/c.

ZD8N – Ascension Island

UPCOMING - Steve G3ZVW will again be active from Georgetown, Ascension Island as ZD8N between April 9-21, 2015. QRV on HF bands, mostly CW. QSL via H/c. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

WS5K/KH8 – American Samoa

Stan, WS5K is now active from Pago Pago, American Samoa until October 4, 2015 as WS5K/KH8. QRV on HF bands. QSL via M0URX. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

V63AJ – Yap Island, F.S.M

NOW QRV - Michael, DF8AN will be active from Yap, F.S.M as V63AJ between November 6-16, 2016. QRV on HF bands, CW/RTTY/PSK. QSL to DF8AN direct or via bureau. No eQSL, No LoTW.

Bouvet update by ON4WW

Before sending out a press release, I wanted to share the following with those fellow hams who generously pledged to financially support the Bouvet Island "one-man three-month concept". After press release #3, I was optimistic...

Important IOTA news

IOTA and Crimea IOTA Management has decided that, given the unresolved political situation in Crimea, it has no course open to it except, for a period initially of one year, to freeze certain actions connected...