NEWS UPDATE – Gjermund LB5GI joins the JW0W team. He is a SSB/Digi-mode operator.

MAY 1, 2021 – The JW0W team would like to thank Miguel EA5ZD for the very nice logo designed for our activation of Prins Karls Forland (EU-063) in July 2021. We have one or two more to show in the coming weeks.

Our DXpedition preparations are going well, we have our boat and are planning the antenna setup on our camp. Our QTH will be the Poolepynten refuge which will count for the Arctic Challenge.

You can help us covering the logistics costs of this very rare arctic island by a donation to: [email protected]

APRIL 22, 2021 – Team of 5-6 operators from LA will activate Prins Karls Forland island which is part of EU-063 Svalbard’s Coastal Islands in July 2021 (20 yrs since last activation). One week tent and generator trip.

  • Call: JW0W
  • Activity July 21/7 to 26/7.
  • Band: Focus on 40/30/20m; other bands if propagation allows.
  • Participation in RSGB IOTA contest.

Operators: LB1QI, LB2HG, LA7GIA, LA7QIA, LA8OM. Outside contest focus will be NA/Asia. VDA antennas and verticals next to saltwater, 1 kW amplifiers.

Radio: Elecraft K3, Kx3, TS590. Amplifier: Expert 1.3 and Juma 1000.

Donations appreciated via [email protected]

QSL via Charles M0OXO. OQRS Direct, OQRS Bureau and Direct QSL.

Full log to be uploaded to LoTW.