Monday, October 22, 2018

VK9MAV – Marion Reef/Diamond Islets, OC-267

JUNE 17 - Now QRV -- JUNE 3, 2017 - The trip has been postponed for another week. Andy received a phone call from the skipper yesterday - the boat's gear box is faulty and needs...

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4S7KKG – Sri Lanka

Peter DC0KK will again be active from Sri Lanka as 4S7KKG from November 1, 2017 to March 25, 2018. Look for him on digital modes and CW. QSL via H/c.

Activity from Hwangdeog AS-081

South Korean operators HL5YI, DS5ACV, DS5ANY, DS5BRE, DS5DNO and DS5QLJ will be active from Hwangdeog-do AS-081 during the RSGB IOTA contest (July 30-31, 2016). QRV as homecalls/P. QSL route all calls via DS5DNO.

TO5W – Martinique

Adrian (KO8SCA) is planning a 7-day Holiday-style DXpedition to Martinique during November 21-28, 2017. He will be using the special callsign TO5W for the entire week, including the CQWW-CW 2017 contest. Activity will be...

QSL status – FT4JA

Here is the FT4JA QSL status, dated July 14th.

5T5TI – Tidra Island, AF-050

9K2AI (5T2AI), A61M and A92AA will be active from Tidra island, AF-050 as 5T5TI between December 1-7, 2017. QSL via NI5DX. Note: UA4WHX was also active as 5T5TI in December 2016.

E51IOU – Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Nick, ZL1IU will be active from Vaimaanga, Rarotonga, Cook Islands as E51IOU between March 9-21, 2015. QRV on HF bands, holiday-style. QSL via H/c. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

J68GU – St Lucia

Gerd, DL7VOG will again be active from St Lucia as J68GU between May 11-22, 2016. QRV on 80-6m, CW/RTTY/PSK. QSL via H/c. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

FR/F5AHO – Reunion Island

Jean-Pierre, F5AHO is active from Reunion island as FR/F5AHO until December 4, 2013. QRV on 20-10m, SSB. QSL via H/c.

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

JD1BOI – Ogasawara Isl.

Koji, JI1LET will again be active from Chichijima, Ogasawara Islands as JD1BOI between August 3-12, 2017. QRV on 160-6m CW, SSB & RTTY. QSL via home call direct only.

YB3MM/9 – Rote Island, OC-241

UPDATE - YB3MM/9, YB2BBY/9 and YC9MKF/P from OC-241 (Kera and Rote islands) now postponed to next week. Adhi YB3MM will be active from Rote Island OC-241 between April 17-19, 2015. He may also try to...

PY0FF – Fernando de Noronha

Andre PP6ZZ will be active from Fernando de Noronha as PY0FF between September 18-25, 2014. QRV on 80-10m SSB, CW and Digi. QSL via W9VA, LoTW.

Images from Tidung Island, Indonesia

With thanks to Budi, YF1AR/0 seen wearing the world famous DX-World t-shirt!  

Approved for IOTA credit

The following operations in the period October 2012/January 2013 have provided acceptable validation and are therefore approved for IOTA credit: RA4HKM/0 (AS-025). C6AVA (NA-048 & NA-054). YB4IR/5 (OC-075). L22D (SA-022). LU6W (SA-096). *SA-096 is now confirmed as a valid IOTA...

PR0F & PY0F/PY3MM – Fernando de Noronha

UPDATE - Jac, PY3FJ informs that Miguel has strong electrical noise at his current QTH on Fernando de Noronha and is now actively looking for a new location on the island. Miguel, PY3MM will be...

KH9/KJ6GHN – Wake Island

Lisa, KJ6GHN (ex V73/KJ6GHN) is now based on Wake Island for the next 2-3 years. As time permits she will be active on HF bands, SSB/Digi as KH9/KJ6GHN. QSL via H/c, LoTW.

The TX3X story

The idea to activate Chesterfield surfaced after the VK9MT project. Pista HA5AO, Les W2LK, Gene K5GS met at Friedrichshafen (Germany) to discuss several alternatives. At the time Chesterfield was #24 on Clublog but we...

8Q7NC – Maldives

Noel, F6BGC informs DX-World readers he will be active as 8Q7NC from Thulhagiri island, North Male atoll between 12 to 22 March 2016. Activity holiday-style from 7 to 50 MHz; SSB, CW & RTTY. QSL direct...