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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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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SU1SK info

Recently, there has been a pirate station operating as SU1SK. Furthermore, this pirate has been using PayPal and taking money under the email address su1sk@amast.org. The bootlegger has been heard numerous times so be very careful when making a contact; for example on July 17 (20z) to July 18 (02z) during this period it was […]

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FS/W8HC – St Martin

Beginning July 29, Hal W8HC will be vacationing and operating as FS/W8HC from Falaise des Oiseaux, St. Martin (IOTA NA-105). He will be running 100 watts from an Elecraft K3S 6m – 40m, CW and FT8 until August 6. QSOs will be uploaded to LoTW.

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MS0INT – Summer Isles, EU-092

UPDATE – During July 24-26, look for team MS0INT to be active from Sgeir nam Feusgan (Summer Isles archipelago) EU-092. Participation in the IOTA contest as GM5DX. QRV on various bands / modes before and after the contest. Operators: MM0HST, MM0NDX & MM0OKG. QSL via EB7DX.

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OX3LX – Tasiilaq Island, NA-151

Bo, OZ1DJJ again plans activity from Tasiilaq Island NA-151 as OX3LX during July 28 to August 13, 2021. Main focus on 6 & 4m with some HF too. Locator: HP15eo. Bo says “only QRV when not at QRL; it is not a DXped but a working trip.” QSL via OZ0J. Picture shows the antenna / […]

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