Pekka, OH1TV will be joining OH2YY for the announced operation from Bhutan [425DXN 1215]. They will be QRV as either A52YY or A52O between 26 September and 1 October; planned activity with two stations on 40, 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 metres SSB and CW, using multiband yagis and a dipole or vertical for 40m. They will also have a 3-element yagi for 6 metres. QSL via OH2YY, direct or bureau, and LoTW. Logsearch on Club Log. [tnx 425 DX News #1218]
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Sei, JA7LU and Hiroo, JA2VWG will be active as 4W6LU and 4W6DD from Dili, Timor Leste (OC-148) on 22-29 September. They will operate SSB and RTTY on 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 10 and 6 metres. QSL via home calls, direct only. [TNX The Daily DX, 425 DX News #1218]
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The Benin DXpedition TY1AA, announced for November, is anticipated for the period 11-26 September because of work commitments of some Team members. For info, check log, sked, suggestions please contact only the pilot station IK7JWY Please do not duplicate QSO, Log Real Time
QTH locator : JJ06UG
Frequencies: 50.102 cw, 50.123 ssb
Sunday, August 31, 2014
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.
More info in http://www.vu4kv.info/
Monday, August 25, 2014
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]
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.