Monday, December 17, 2018

8Q7IP – Maldives

Gabor, HA3JB will be active from Hulhumale Island, Maldives as 8Q7IP during September 19-30, 2018. QRV on 80-10m CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8. Participation in the CQWW RTTY Contest. QSL via H/c.

YF1AR/6 – Simeulue Isl, OC-270

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FK/JR3RIU – New Caledonia

Masa, JR3RIU informs DX-World that he will be active from New Caledonia as FK/JR3RIU during the upcoming CQWW CW DX contest (Nov 25-26). QRV mainly on 20m. QSL via LoTW.

OJ0W – Market Reef

Pasi, OH3WS will again be active from Market Reef as OJ0W between September 22-29, 2018. QRV during spare time, mostly CW. QSL via H/c.

TK2A – Corsica

F4HLR, F5HNQ, F5TJC & F8CGL will be active from Calcatoggio, Corsica as TK2A between October 28 to November 10, 2016. Participation in CQ WW SSB contest. QRV HF bands. QSL via F5HNQ, LoTW.

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

V26NF – Antigua

Philippe, EA4NF will be active from Antigua as V26NF during August 12-19, 2018. QRV on 40-10m. QSL via H/c (direct/buro).

Macquarie Island research station closing in 2017

Not so good news for future DXpeditions (or those still needing VK0/M). Macquarie is currently #9 most wanted DXCC on Club Log. Australia's Antarctic Division (AAD) has confirmed the permanent research station on Macquarie Island...

3XY1T – Los Island, AF-051 – Guinea

UPDATE - DXpedition dates confirmed --- February 18 to March 4, 2016. October 23, 2015 - The Italian DXpedition Team will operate as 3XY1T from the Los Island AF-051 in February - March 2016. They will QRV...

FS/K9EL – St Martin

John, K9EL will again be active from St Martin between June 5-23, 2016. QRV on 80-6m. Daily uploads to Club Log and LoTW. QSL via H/c. Twitter updates FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

FK8RO/P – Ouvea Island, OC-033

Freddy, F5IRO informs he plans to be active from Ouvea Island OC-033 as FK8RO/P between December 9-13, 2013. QRV mostly on 40-10m, CW using simple wire antennas. QSL via F5IRO. 1) For info, Freddy mentions that FK8DD...

The FREE DX-World Weekly Bulletin #246

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From the 5W0M team..

UPDATE: 5W0M team leader DL7VEE informs that the estimated QRT time of the DXpedition is Wednesday, 17 April at 02:00 UTC. "We are aware of the big demand for low band operation. But the low bands never...

QSL preview – 8Q7SP

Within next 2 weeks 8Q7SP’s QSLs will be sent out to all requesters around the world. LINK

[REMINDER] 5J0B – San Andres Island

LU1FM and LU9FHF will be active from San Andres Island as 5J0B between October 17-27, 2015. QRV on 160-6m, SSB & Digi. QSL via H/c. Webpage FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

FT5XT – Kerguelen Island

OCTOBER 10, 2017 - FT5XT op: Gildas, F4HQZ (ex-TU5KG) will be active on October 11th. Look for him on 21Mhz or 14Mhz SSB during his spare time (2 or 3 hours) on Kerguelen Island. Gildas...

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.

SV8/DJ4EL – Proti & Sapientza Isl, EU-158

UPDATE: Marcus informs that after being delayed by a few days, the WX is better today so his trip and activation of Proti Isl EU-158 is on. March 19 -- Markus DJ4EL plans to be...

5W0XH – Samoa

UPCOMING - Cliff, KD6XH plans activity from Samoa as 5W0XH between October 23-28, 2014. QRV before, during and after the CQ WW SSB contest. QSL via H/c. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET