Thursday, April 2, 2020

V47JA – St Kitts

John, W5JON (as V47JA) will once again be operating from Calypso Bay, St. Kitts, West Indies, located 200 feet from the Caribbean Sea, from June 11 - July 2, 2020, and active on 6-160m...

QSL preview – VP2VB

QSL design released for printing and that is not a joke! Four pages tells the story of Danny Weil, VP2VB.

R207RRC – Kosa Dvukh Pilotov Island, AS-207NEW

R207RRC. AS-207While waiting for weather improvement team tested both generators. Everything works fine. Snow storm finished, team plans to start their way to Vankarem tomorrow.— Andrey Teterukov (@AndyEU7A) April 1, 2020 JANUARY 1, 2020...

Video – KL7RRC/P, NA-210 Sledge Isl, Alaska

IOTA DXpedition by KL7RRC/P team took place last August. Here's a short video of that activity by Alexey, NW7M.

NZ hams allowed “ZM” prefix during Covid-19

At the suggestion of Paul, ZL4TT, we applied to Radio Spectrum Management for, and have been granted, approval to treat the COVID-19 lockdown period as a “special event.” This means that, for the duration of the lock...

[UPDATE] VK9NC, VK9NE & VK9NG – Norfolk Island

NEWS UPDATE - SP7VC, QSL manager of  VK9NE, VK9NC and VK9NG informs that international mail from Poland does not work. All envelopes and packages are sent back with the annotation 'Return to sender. Suspension...

[CANCELLED] V6TOPG2020 – F.S.M

Yes, the callsign is correct! Hari, JA1XGI announces the following: I will be active from Federated State of Micronesia using callsign V6TOPG2020. This is A commemorative call for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic GameS 2020 held...

[CANCELLED] 8Q7KB – Maldives

Kasimir, DL2SBY will be active from Meedhupparu Island, Maldives as 8Q7KB during May 4-12, 2020. QRV on 80-6m; CW, SSB, Digi. QSL via DL2SBY, LoTW, Club Log OQRS.

[UPDATE] XR8RRC – Wellington Island, SA-032

XR8RRC team just checked in for last flight Santiago - Paris, no more in near future. Keep fingers crossed!— Andrey Teterukov (@AndyEU7A) March 26, 2020 MARCH 26, 2020 - Better news. The team are...

[UPDATE] VK9NK – Norfolk Island

All my flights are cancelled and I have to stay on Norfolk for some time more. It gives chance to work me for those who need VK9N. On 10th April I will change QTH...

[ON HOLD] VK5KI – Kangaroo Island, OC-139

Kangaroo Island, the largest island in the OC-139 group, will be activated by a small group of amateurs from Adelaide between 22-28th July 2020 from Emu Bay on the north coast of the island....

Intrepid Spirit Award

Press Release: Annual Intrepid Spirit Award goes to the VP8PJ Team: The Intrepid-DX Group is pleased to announce the recipients of the annual “Intrepid Spirit Award”. This year’s award goes to the Perseverance DX Group’s VP8PJ...

Meeting Danny Weil, VP2VB was a rich experience.

Digging into the past of the first multi-hopping DXpeditioner Danny Weil, VP2VB was another rich piece of history. Spending time in his home; Road Town of Tortola, British Virgin Islands, gave us a blend...

[CANCELLED] J88PI – Grenadines

Brian GW4DVB will again be casually operating as J88PI from Palm Island NA-025 (Grenadines) between April 6-14, 2020. QRV 40-6m, mainly SSB & FT8. QSL via H/c.

[CANCELLED] VP2V/W9DR – British Virgin Islands

Dave, W9DR will be operating from the north shore of Anegada in the British Virgin Islands between June 17-24, 2020 as VP2V/W9DR on 6 meters. Activity on 50.115 Mhz SSB and 50.115.6 Mhz CW and...

[POSTPONED] JW/DC8TM & JW/DF3TS – Svalbard

NEWS UPDATE - Due to the global pandemic of Coronavirus, the Russian-led scientific drift ice-camp expedition will not take place this year 2020. Next activity from JW and the North Pole hopefully in April...

DX World flag visits South Orkney!

Big thanks to the VP8PJ team, in particular Dave K3EL & Gene K5GS, for flying the DX-World on Signy Island, South Orkney.  Gene says: "The weather was uncooperative most of the time, so we...

RI0B – Rastorguyeva Isl, AS-068

NEWS UPDATE - The northern lights do not stop. Almost all ranges are closed at night. There is almost no hope for 160 and 80 meters. We received a storm warning on March 20, again a wind...

[UPDATE] 8Q7NC – Maldives

NEWS UPDATE - Noel mentions he has changed plans. HF bands are extremely noisy here and almost unusable: S9 noise everywhere, so he can decode only very strong stations. By chance, he could install a...

XR0YSP – Easter Island

Polish Dxpedition group consisting of Jan SP3CYY, Jurek SP3GEM, Wlodek SP6EQZ, Janusz SP6IXF, Roman SP9FOW and Piotr SP9RCL will be active from Easter Island as XR0YSP during September 15 - 30 this year. They...