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7S5A – Stora Alo / Boko Island, EU-177

Kjell, SM4DDS informs that he will be active from Stora Alo-Boko EU-177 as 7S5A during July 19-24, 2020. QRV on 80-6m, CW/SSB/FT8. QSL via OQRS, LoTW, Direct, Buro.

FJ/FS4WBS & FJ/FS5GL – St Barths

Dates not yet confirmed, however FS4WBS & FS5GL plan activity from Saint Barthelemy NA-146 in September 2020. QRV on 40-20-17m; wire antennas, 500w. CW/SSB/FT8. QSL via LoTW only.

[QRT] VK9NK – Norfolk Island

UPDATE – VK9NK went QRT yesterday after approximately 6 months of operation and almost 58,000 QSOs from Norfolk Island. Logsearch here. PS: Considering SP9FIH won the “Cass Award” last year, it’s fair to assume he’s again won it this year ! APRIL 24, 2020 – Couple more posts have been published on the VK9NK blog […]

JX0X – Jan Mayen DXpedition 2021

UPDATE – JX0X website http://jx0x.com/ JUNE 24, 2020 – Ken LA7GIA recently got in touch with DX-World and he would like to announce the JX0X Jan Mayen 2021 low band DXpedition. For about 14 months the team have been planning a trip to Jan Mayen, which has a high ranking on the low-bands (#20+) as […]

VE9MY/P & VE9GLF/P – Grand Manan, NA-014

Len, VE9MY/P and Linda, VE9GLF/P will be active from Grand Manan Island, NA-014 during July 12-18, 2020. QRV on 80, 40, 20 & 17m, SSB. They also plan to activate 6 WFF references. QSL via H/cs.

VK5KI – Kangaroo Island, OC-139

UPDATE by VK5GR — Final preparations for the VK5KI expedition are complete. We have confirmed with the owner and the weather for the ferry crossing looks excellent. With luck we will have fine weather in the afternoon and get all of the antennas up tomorrow. If all goes well we should appear on air, most […]

DX-World QSL of the Day

Hey DXers & SWLs! “DX-World QSL of the Day” has proved to be very popular. All you have to do is send a QSL scan of a card that resonates with you. It might be your favourite card, a rare QSL or something you think would look good in the QSL of the Day box. […]

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…somewhere in Russia. Sometimes few words are needed :-O

A closer look at Oceania’s 2nd most wanted IOTA

Interesting video. A closer look at Rose Atoll, OC-190. The 2nd most wanted Oceania IOTA (2.4% claimed). Only Snares Island (OC-068) is more wanted (0.9% claimed).  A quick check of the IOTA Directory suggests OC-190 is 8th most wanted IOTA globally. Incidentally, we note mention of Sand island a short distance away from Rose Atoll. […]

Video – Heard Island Cordell Expedition 2016

Documentary of the 2016 Cordell Expedition to Heard Island. Activities included amateur radio operations, scientific specimen collection, and exploration of a newly-formed lagoon. This was the second such expedition to this remote island, the first being in 1997. Video by Bob, KK6EK.

JW/LB1QI – Svalbard

Finally some good news as I was able to secure a trip to Svalbard in September 2020 between the 24/09/2020 and the 27/09/2020. This page will be updated regulary. I will be hosted at JW5E Radio Club and therefore using their antennas from 160m to 6m. Please look for me on CW and SSB – […]

KH6VV/KH4 – Midway Atoll 2021

NEWS UPDATE from Ron, KH6DV for DX-World.net We’ve all seen the latest pandemic news; it’s not progressing in a good direction or anything like the earlier predictions. The U.S. now has 132,000 deaths and the forecast is for 200,000 by November. We have encountered a strong and understandable push-back related to the original operation date […]

Activity from Ko Si Chang Island, AS-107

This coming weekend (July 11-12), a team consisting HS2JQC/P, HS0YNM/P, E20WXA/P & HS1OLQ/P will be active from Ko Si Chang Island, AS-107 (Gulf of Thailand North). QRV on 40-10m, CW/SSB/FT8/FT4. QSL via H/cs.

[POSTPONED] MM8C & GM3RCV – Monach Isles, EU-111

NEWS UPDATE – This IOTA DXpedition has now been postponed until the 2021 IOTA contest period.  JANUARY 13, 2020 – G0VJG, G2NF, G4TSH, GM0WED, G4FAL & G0FDZ will be active as MM8C from Ceann Ear, Monach isles, EU-111 during the RSGB IOTA contest (July 25-26, 2020). QRV outwith contest as GM3RCV. * EU-111 is now […]

The FREE DX-World Weekly Bulletin #360

Download the latest FREE DX-World Weekly Bulletin compiled by Bjorn, ON9CFG. *Any further corrections please email Bjorn and they will be included in the next bulletin(s).

Approaching #13 Most Wanted DXCC

It’s been a few years since any mention of an Aves Island DXpedition(YV0). Indeed, we have no information on any long-term future plans to activate this rare DXCC entity; in this crazy world we live in nowadays it’s probably unlikely anyway. Still, this didn’t stop us at DX-World HQ wondering if in fact the remote […]

VK5MAV/P – Granite Island, OC-228

NEWS UPDATE by VK5MAV who plans activity during IOTA Contest from Granite Island, OC-228.  I am completely disappointed with the position of the Department of Nature for South Australia, which controls access to the islands. I have only one last option – very easy, time and conditions are limited, there will be no night activity […]

R1MJ/P, R1CBL/P & RA1AGJ/P – Gogland Island, EU-133

A small team from Russian Robinson Club (R1MJ, R1CBL & RA1AGJ) have announced they will be active from Gogland Island, EU-133 during July 23-28, 2020. QRV as homecall/P with activity also planned during the IOTA Contest weekend. Activity on 160-15m. QSL via H/cs. Note: According to the RSGB Contest Committee, the IOTA contest this year […]

SV5/HB9OAU – Karpathos Island, EU-001

Claudio, HB9OAU will again be active from Karpathos Island, EU-001 (Dodecanese) as SV5/HB9OAU during September 12-25, 2020. QRV on 80-10m SSB & RTTY. QSL via LoTW, eQSL.

R7AL/1 – Pezhostrov Island, EU-147

Look for Vasily R7AL/1 to be active from Pezhostrov Island, EU-147 for a few days. QRV holiday-style (family vacation) 100w & vertical antennas.