E51AAO – Cook Islands

Holiday style DXpedition by Bruce ZL1AAO starting August 7th ; 100w SSB with dipole antenna. First couple of days from Atiu Island then from Rarotonga. Returning to New Zealand on 19th August 2021. Will try for some activity most days! Will post a log after my trip check on QRZ.com.

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KH9/KK4WZI – Wake Island

“It is looking like I will be heading to Wake Island in a few weeks for work. There is NO exact date set yet. I am looking for pointers to help me get ready. I should have 3-4 days of downtime around work. At this time, it looks like this will be an every 6-month […]

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A short QRX

Just a short note to say that DX-World will be updating news on a very limited basis during the next few days. This is due to me joining MM0HST & MM0OKG on a trip to the Summer Isles, EU-092 for the IOTA contest. We will be active as GM5DX during contest and MS0INT outwith – give […]

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YJ8RN – Emae Island, OC-111

REMINDER – Rod, YJ8RN will again be active from Marae Village, Emae Island, Shepherd Islands, OC-111 during July 22-27, 2021. QRV on HF, mainly SSB, FT8 using a Yaesu FT-450. Participation in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via NZ4DX. OCTOBER 12, 2019 – Earlier today, Rod YJ8RN was active briefly from Emae Island OC-111 using […]

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5T5PA – Mauritania

NEWS UPDATE – During the IOTA contest look for 5T5PA/P from AF-050 (Arguin island)  JULY 11 ¬ #5T5PA/P activating 3 new grids (IL20, IK29, IK19) in the #Sahara desert yesterday, using the #QO100 #satellite #hamradio #hamr pic.twitter.com/ExNVsjpP8I — PA5X (@PA5X_HAM) July 11, 2021 OCTOBER 19, 2020 ¬ Google Earth view of antennas at #5T5PA. Using […]

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[CANCELLED] VK9HR – Willis Island

After months of negotiations with the new Coral Island Management Authority, DXPedition leader Tommy Horozakis VK2IR has had to cancel the Willis Island DXPedition that was planned for November of this year. A combination of new rules banning the installation of any structures on the islands by the new authority along with the fact that […]

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JW0W – Prins Karls Forland, EU-063

NEWS UPDATE @ 1030Z – Team at the pier and leaving for EU-063 soon. JULY 20 @ 0800z – The JW0W team is now leaving Oslo for Longyearbyen. All luggage is loaded and they are ready to go. They are checking weather for the boat for tomorrow. It looks not too bad at the moment. […]

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R3RRC/0 – Furugelm Island, AS-066

During July 31 to August 4, Maxim RU5D, Gennady R3BY and Vitaly R0MR, plan to work as R3RRC/0, as well as personal callsigns RU5D/0, R3BY/0 and R0MR/P from Furugelm Island – the southernmost island of Russia, IOTA AS-066, RR-16-05, R0L-78, RFF-032, RDA PK-35, QTH Loc: PN52KL. Equipment: ICOM-706, YAESU FT-850. Antennas: multi-band vertical, RR33 Spiderbeam. […]

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9X2AW – Rwanda

Harold, DF2WO will again be active as 9X2AW from Kigali, Rwanda between September 13-28, 2021. QRV on 160-10m, CW, SSB & Digi. More here

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MM8C & GM3RCV – Monach Isles, EU-111

UPDATE – The team started their long road journey from southern England to EU-111 earlier today. WX looks good for an activation of what is now Europe’s 5th most wanted IOTA. Look for GM3RCV/P signals on the 22nd.  APRIL 25, 2021 – G0FDZ, G0VJG, G2NF, M0SDV & EI5IX will be active from Ceann Ear, Monach […]

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IOTA Contest 2021

This coming weekend sees the ever popular RSGB IOTA contest taking place.  It looks like this will be a bumper year for island activations – thankfully much better than last years’ curtailed efforts.  A consolidated list of announced activations can be found here. This page usually updates often before the actual contest.  PS: Look out […]

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