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VP8HAL – Halley VI Base, Antarctica

NEWS UPDATE –  Seba SQ1SGB will sail to Halley VI Base in December and hopes to be active for 5 weeks starting beginning of January 2021. Callsign might be SQ1SGB/VP8 (if VP8HAL is not be allowed due to the new strange rules of the Falklands authorities). It’s also possible he may use alternative call such […]

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[UPDATE] Open Letter – VP8 Amateur Radio Licensing

NEWS – Non-resident lifetime Falkland Islands VP8 licences – common sense prevails. [read more..] OCTOBER 4, 2020 – The following are quotes from an open letter written by several high profile VP8 license holders / operators.  As far as we are aware, none of these lifetime VP8 Antarctic / South Georgia licences has been re-validated, […]

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[QRT SOON] Z66DX – Kosovo

NEWS UPDATE – After 13 days of intensive operation our expedition is coming to an end. The crew is still highly motivated, the equipment and antennas have been working reliably and without failures since the beginning. The condx have also shown their good side, which can be seen in the QSO numbers. On October 28th […]

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[CANCELLED] JX0X – Jan Mayen

CANCELLED – It is with a heavy heart that we for various reasons hereby cancel the JX0X Dxped. While we worked hard for 18 months to secure the entry permit, the permit to stay onshore, the fundraising and the logistics – we have come to the conclusion that there are too many uncertainties involved in […]

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QSL preview – JW/LB1QI

Erwann, LB1QI was recently active from Svalbard as JW/LB1QI. He made over 3700 QSOs and the log is here. Meanwhile, the paper QSL design is ready for the print shop and is shown here. 

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8Q7CQ – Maldives

Nobby, G0VJG informs DX-World that he will be QRV from Reethi Faru resort, Maldives during January 14-29, 2021. QRV on SSB and Digi; 80-10m. He hopes to again be active as 8Q7CQ, but still waiting on license.

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ZV1M – Palmas Isl, SA-079

A new attempt to activate Palmas Island, SA-079 will take place during October 29 to November 1, 2020. QRV on 80-10m, CW/SSB/Digi. This particular island within the group has never been activated before. It is uninhabited with no electricity or water. QSL via PY1MT.  JULY 25, 2020 – Due to a high seas warning, with […]

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CQWW SSB 2020

CQWW SSB CONTEST (OCTOBER 24-25, 2020)   Just like this year’s planned DXpeditions, the CQWW (SSB & CW) contests have been slightly diluted due to Covid-19. However, there’s still some juicy DX to be picked this upcoming weekend. During the various global, regional and local lockdowns we saw a huge influx of newly licensed operators […]

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J8/UR5BCP – St Vincent

Oleh, UR5BCP plans to be active from St Vincent as J8/UR5BCP during November 21-28, 2020. QRV on 40-6m; FT8/FT4, CW/SSB. QSL via KD7WPJ. LoTW – for digital modes only.

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TX0T – Tatakoto Atoll (OC-298NEW)

NEWS UPDATE – In order to comply with current entry requirements of French Polynesia, I need to take a covid-19 test on Friday, three days in advance of my departure flight. I am scheduled for it at 9:50 am. There is no such thing here as a ‘rapid’ test, so the results are not guaranteed […]

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V31CO – Belize

Robert, W0YBS will be active from Caye Caulker, NA-073 as V31CO during October 24 to November 13, 2020. QRV on 80-10m using an end-fed wire and 50W; CW, RTTY, FT8. QSL via LoTW.

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DT8A – South Shetland Islands

As part of the next scientific team, look for Lee, DS4NMJ to again be active from the King Se-Jong Korean Antarctic Base on King George Island, South Shetlands as DT8A in 2021. QRV on FT8, CW & SSB, 100w. QSL via DS5TOS. Dates to be confirmed. HISTORICAL DX RECORDING – DT8A, South Shetland Islands 17CW […]

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8Q7RM – Maldives

Remo, HB9SHD plans activity from Kandolhu island, Maldives as 8Q7RM during November 2-29, 2020. QRV holiday-style on HF; SSB & Digi. *Remo was previously active as H44SHD.

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VP9I – Bermuda

UPDATE – Jeff will now use the callsign VP9I during the CQWW contest.  SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 – Jeff, N1SNB will be active from Bermuda as VP9/N1SNB during October 21-26, 2020. Main activity / focus on CQWW SSB contest (Oct 24-25). QSL via H/c.

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[CANCELLED] Guinea DXpedition 2021

NEWS UPDATE – The F6KOP team have updated news on their planned 2021 DXpedition to Guinea. We have waited as long as possible, but will be forced to cancel / postpone our expedition to Guinea Conakry (3X). COVID-19 is preventing us from making our expedition. The Guinean Embassy no longer distributes tourist visas and we […]

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P40W – Aruba

NEWS UPDATE – John mentions that the mandatory Covid-19 PCR Test for his trip to Aruba came back negative. He was cleared to fly and should be on Aruba by time you read this.  JULY 18, 2020 – John, W2GD will again be QRV as P40W from Aruba, IOTA SA-036 during *October 20-27 and November […]

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