Monday, August 20, 2018

CT8/R7KW & CT8/YL3JM – Azores

Serge CT8/R7KW and Oleg CT8/YL3JM are planning holiday style activity from Sao Miguel Island, IOTA EU-003 between July 26-29. Oleg will participate in the IOTA Contest as CR2S. After the Contest, Serge is planning few...

3B8/OK2ZI – Mauritius

Karel, OK2ZI will be active from Pointe aux Sable, Mauritius as 3B8/OK2ZI during July 26 to August 4, 2018. QRV on 160-10m, CW/SSB/Digi. QSL via home call, Club Log OQRS & LoTW.

RI1ANW – Novolazarevskaya Station, Antarctica

Alexei, RN1ON informs DX-World that Sergey, R3IW will soon be active from Novolazarevskaya Station, Antarctica as RI1ANW until March 2019. QRV on HF bands preferably in Digi. QSL via RN1ON (Club Log OQRS, Direct...

PJ7PL – St Maarten

Ed, N2HX will again be active from St Maarten as PJ7PL between October 20 to November 4, 2018. Participation in the CQWW SSB contest (Oct 27-28) with activity before/after contest on RTTY, SSB and...

BY4JN – Lingshan Island AS-150

A large group of BY hams will be activating Lingshan island AS-150 in the 2018 IOTA contest as BY4JN. QSL via BI4IZ. **For a consolidated list of all IOTA activities during the contest, check here

VY0BRR – Baffin Island, NA-047

Mike, VE2XB will soon be active from Iqaluit, Baffin Island NA-047, Nunavut VY0BRR until the end of the year. QRV when time permits; mostly on 40m (00-02Z). QSL via H/c.

T88PB – Palau

Nobuaki, JA0JHQ will again be active from Koror, Palau as T88PB during August 31 to September 3, 2018. QRV on HF bands. QSL via JH0JHQ.

E51BUO – South Cooks

Dave, G4BUO informs that he will be active holiday-style from Rarotonga, S.Cooks as E51BUO during July 30 to August 6, 2018. QRV on CW only, 100w & wire antennas. QSL via H/c.

V6J – Mortlock Islands, OC-254

NEWS UPDATE -- V6J made 3500 QSOs as of last night. Since V6J has been making the focus on NA, the QSO ratio has been changed to a little bit. JA 40% EU 35% NA 25% The generator...

SV5/HB9OAU – Dodecanese

Claudio HB9OAU will be active from Amoopi, Karpathos Island, EU-001 as SV5/HB9OAU during September 8-20, 2018. QRV on 80-10m, SSB & FT8. QSL via H/c.

QSL preview – KH1/KH7Z

Well, it's not quite the full card preview but here's a sneak preview of part of the card. UPDATE - Front side below.

QSL preview – OJ0Y

OJ0Y - Market Reef took place at the end of June 2018. Operators were Emil DL8JJ, Paul G4PVM and Col MM0NDX. This is their QSL card which will be going to the printers very...
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8Q7EC – Maldives

Christian, OE3DEC will be active from Biyadhoo island, Maldives as 8Q7EC during September 14-23, 2018. QRV on HF bands. QSL via H/c.

YJ3XPT – Vanuatu

Perrin, VK3XPT is currently active from Erakor, Efate Island, Vanuatu as YJ3XPT until July 23, 2018. QRV on 40-20-10m, mainly SSB using an Alexloop Walkham antenna. QSL via H/c.

V47FWX – St Kitts

NEWS UPDATE - Gary, G0FWX will again be active from St Kitts as V47FWX during August 18-25, 2018 with a return visit also planned between November 7-14, 2018. QRV holiday-style. QSL via M0URX.

JD1YAB/JD1 – Minami Torishima

JD1YAB/JD1 is now active from Minami Torishima until early August 2018. QRV when time permits mainly on 15 & 17m. QSL via JS1LMG.

[REMINDER] YJ0GA – Vanuatu

Geoff, ZL3GA will again be active from Efate Island, OC-035, Vanuatu as YJ0GA between July 18-25, 2018. QRV on 80-10m. QSL via H/c, Club Log OQRS, LoTW.

7V9A – Habibas Islands, AF-094

Afif, 7X2RO informs DX-World that he, 7X2KC, 7X2ET, 7X2QC & 7X2DF will be active from Habibas Islands, AF-094 as 7V9A during July 17-21, 2018. QRV in SSB, FT8, Digi; some CW.
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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.

Commentary: Baker Island DXpedition

Good write-up on the recent KH1/KH7Z DXpedition to Baker island - written by the crew who took the team there. For the last month, NAI’A has hosted the most unusual of charters and what a...