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]
Monday, August 25, 2014
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
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.
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 http://t30d.mydx.de/
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
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).
More info at http://www.mdxc.org/5r8m/
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).
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.
Frank, K3TRM (www.k3trm.com) will be active as VP2ERM from Anguilla (NA-022) from 19 July to 3 August. He will operate SSB, CW and RTTY on the HF bands and 6 metres. QSL via K3TRM, direct or bureau (OQRS on Club Log), and LoTW. [TNX NG3K/425 DX News #1210]
QRV with KPA500 and 6m5x antenna, should be easy to work in EU, GL.