Sunday, August 31, 2014

VU4KV qrv on 6 meters in November

There will be a new dxpedition to Andaman (AS-001) and Nicobar (AS-033) in the month of November, 2014. The team is largely the same which was at VU7AG (Lakshadweep Islands 2013), with the addition of new members. The exact dates will be published once the logistics are in place. The call will be VU4KV.

Initially, a short duration activity will be carried out from Campbell Bay in Great Nicobar by few of the team members. This will be followed by a larger activation from Neil Island in the Andamans for at least 10 days.

As published in their web, they will have 6 meters with 500 w and a 5 elements yagi when at Andamans.

ZL7X Chatam Islands QRV 6 meters 11-16/sept.


JH1HRJ, JE1SCJ, JH1TXG and JA0VSH will be active from the Chatham Islands as ZL7X between September 11-16, 2014. QRV on 160 - 6 m, CW/SSB/Digi. QSL to JA0VSH (direct/bureau). LoTW and eQSL. [tnx DX World]


D44KS qrv 6 meters 5/9 - 10/10

Fran, EA7FTR will be active as D44KS from Boa Vista (AF-086),  Cape Verde from 5 September to 10 October. In his spare time he will operate SSB and RTTY on 40 - 6 meters. QSL via EB7DX. [TNX DX World / 425 DX News #1217]


Monday, August 25, 2014

ZD9ZS qrv 6 meters 7/9 - 4/10

Paul, ZS1S (ZD9ZS) and a well  known  British  operator  (ZD9  call TBA) will visit and be QRV from Tristan da Cunha  (AF-029)  between early September and early October. They will travel  on  the  South African Antarctic supply ship, the SA Agulhas II. The ship is scheduled to depart on September 4th, arriving Tristan da Cunha four or five days later depending on weather and sea conditions. (It will depart for Gough Island after a few days and return to Tristan da Cunha ready for the scheduled departure on 4th October). There may be an opportunity to operate /MM. A six meter propagation beacon, ZD9SIX will be installed during the time on the island. The finer details will be made known in the next two weeks. [DX World]


A25GF again QRV on 6 meters

Gert, ZS6AYU, will be visiting Botswana again and will be QRV on 6M only as A25GF from KH22od beaming North. He hope to be on the air from 1300z until around 1900z on 50.097 CW on 1, 2 and 3 Sep 2014. Will QAP and call CQ from time to time just in case there is a band opening.


Thursday, August 21, 2014

Nice surprise today...

When today I arrived home I had a nice surprise, my 2012 cq ww dx cw plaque had arrived ! I'm very happy to have got both plaques for 2012 WPX and WW cw contest for Europe 28 MHz non assisted. Thanks to CQ and donors and cu in next WW CW 2014.

T30D - DXpedition Western Kiribati 2014

DL group behind ZK2C in 2012 and 5W0M in 2013 announced his next dxpedition, now as T30D from Tarawa, Republic of Kiribati. They will be at Tarawa Atoll, IOTA OC017, QTH-Locator RJ61NI from October 2nd to October 15th 2014 (UTC). Plans are to be QRV from 160 to 6 m in CW, SSB and RTTY with four simultaneous stations around the clock. On 6 meters they will have 400 w and a 4 element yagi. More info at

Z21EME QRV 6 METERS 1-8/November

PA3CMC, ZS6JON, PA2CHR, ZS6NK will be active from Zimbabwe 1-8 November 2014 as Z21CMC, Z21EME, Z21CHR, Z21NK. They will be active on 6m, 2m, 70cm, 23cm. Group members: PA3CMC, ZS6JON,PA2CHR and ZS6NK. Locator KH58gh.


2m 2 x 10el X-pole DK7ZB
6m 11 el m2
70cm 1 x 38el. m2
23cm 67 el.

Friday, July 11, 2014

5R8M qrv 6 meters 20/October - 4/November

Leader Antonio, IZ8CCW and co-leader Gabriele I2VGW, are happy to announce to the Dx Comunity that, with the great help of a local friend, Michele 5R8UI they have planned a new Dxpedition Nosy Be Isl from October 20 to November 4, 2014.

Call will be 5R8M, and according to the web information, they will be qrv on 6 meters (check info with IK0FTA, Sergio, who will be 6m pilot).

VQ9XR active on August

DX world has published N7XR has got VQ9XR callsign for upcoming activities from Diego Garcia Island, AF-006 and planned dates are 3 weeks in August followed by 1 week in October or November. Let's see if he try 6 meters, condx won't be bad in August (remember D64K expedition).

Z21DXI qrv 6 meters 14/july - 3/August

Mirek, VK6DXI will be active once again as Z21DXI from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe from 14 July to 3 August

He will  operate  mainly  CW  on the HF bands and 6 metres  in  his  spare time.

QSL  via  SP5UAF, direct or bureau. Logsearch and OQRS on Club Log.