DX-World Update

Here’s the latest DX News from “DX-World” as of 18 February 2021.

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

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Accessed on 18 February 2021, 1255 UTC, Post 1885.

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[UPDATE] Ham Radio Friedrichshafen 2021

[UPDATE] Ham Radio Friedrichshafen 2021

DX-World was previously an exhibitor at Ham Radio Friedrichshafen so we still receive press releases. Here’s the latest update below for Ham Radio 2021: After it was not possible for the International Amateur Radio Exhibition to take place last year due to the…

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DX-World DXpedition Gallery 2020 (April-December)

Here is the final gallery in the series “DX-World DXpedition Gallery”. It covers the rest of 2020 (April-December) and certainly shows the major impact Covid-19 had (still has) on DXpeditions. Basically, from April onward things stalled with the occasional expedition…

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Guinea & Sierra Leone activity

Jean-Phillipe J28PJ has announced via twitter that he will be active from Guinea (3X) and Sierra Leone (9L) from September 2021. Side trips to IOTA AF-037 & AF-051 possible. His stay in the region could be up to 5 years.  More info to follow in due course.

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VK9CE – Cocos Keeling Island

Steve, VK6SJ got in touch to inform about an upcoming DXpedition to Cocos Keeling Islands with callsign VK9CE: Trip planned for 16-23 March. 10 Operators travelling from Perth. Operational on all bands from 80-6m on Voice, CW & FT8. May not be 24/7 but should be…

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2021 IOTA Honour Roll Listing

The 2021 Honour Roll and Annual Listings have been posted here on the IOTA website. Despite the damage done by the Covid-19 virus to DXpeditioning in the past year, IOTA has still managed to record increased participation in the latest performance tables. The two main…

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VP8AWU – Falkland Islands

Neil, VP8AWU is again QRV after several years off air. He tends to be active during 0030-0300z on 40m SSB trying out an IC-7100 and Ameritron AL80 amplifier to a wire antenna. Reports suggest he has a good signal and was working all over SA and NA. QSL via Direct only.

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JG8NQJ/JD1 – Minami Torishima

[NEWS UPDATE] – Starting March 10, 2021 look for Take JG8NQJ to again be active from Minami Torishima, OC-073. His length of stay will be around 3 months. JD/M is #23 most wanted entity listed on Club Log. Video below by JS1WWR from previous activity.


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[UPDATE] 5V7DE – Togo

NEWS UPDATE – Callsign amended and changed to 5V7DE. JANUARY 10, 2021 – Daniel, HB9EHD plans a return to Togo next month and will QRV again as 5VDE (correct call). He states the following for DX-World readers: The equipment is packed, the visas obtained and the…

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Another loss to the ham radio bands. Just about everyone involved in DXing over the years will have heard the often enormous signals of Vasiliy, ER4DX. Today we learned he is now S.K due to Covid-19. — RIP. Condolences are being left here https://t.co/kgsrzUCVHb My…

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VK9W – Willis Island

The dates for VK9 Willis are locked in. November 3rd to 13th 2021. MV Alfred Wallace departing Cairns Australia. Operators to date (5 ops so far) VK2IR, VK3YP, VK2RF, VK2OK, VK2PN. Additional operators TBA. Due to time constraints (operators away too long from their…

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Credit: GM6MD


Socorro Island, NA-030 (XF4)