S79C – Coetivy Island, AF-119NEW

November 15th to 23rd will see Christian EA3NT, Dave EI9FBB, Col MM0NDX, Ronald PA3EWP, Jacek SP5APW & Craig VK5CE come together for the first ever activation of Coetivy Island AF-119NEW. Situated 300km south of Mahe – Seychelles, Coetivty Island is home to an active prison for low security prisoners and a rehabilitation center for drug […]
02-Aug-2015, 14:50:01 (www.dx-world.net)

VY0M – Activation of Melville Island, NA-248NEW

UPDATE - Cezar VE3LYC arrived safe and sound in Resolute Bay, along with all the luggage. Flights were long but otherwise uneventful. While waiting at Iqaluit airport for the flight to Resolute, an announcement mentioned that another flight, to Cape Dorset had been cancelled, due to weather conditions. It was very cold and rainy in Iqaluit, with […]
02-Aug-2015, 04:16:27 (www.dx-world.net)

E51MQT & E51MKW – North Cooks DXpedition

UPDATE by Rob, N7QT for September 29 to October 27, 2015 expedition to North Cooks. With tickets & hotel booked, we are almost ready to go. I’m happy to announce that Grant(KZ1W) and Mel (N7BX) be joining me on this expedition. Grant will operate as E51MKW. Mel will operate as E51MQT on RTTY and SSB. […]
01-Aug-2015, 21:39:59 (www.dx-world.net)

J6 – St Lucia DXpedition

The following op’s will be QRV on St Lucia between November 7 and 14, 2015. Joe, N7BF as J68KF; and Bill, AA4OC; Frank, KB7NJV; Russ, N7QR; Dave, N7DWL and Mac, WT4BT all as J6/call. Operations on 40-10 meters all modes. 80 meters and 6 meters possible. Activity from villa portable and from various beaches and […]
01-Aug-2015, 16:05:07 (www.dx-world.net)

YJ0NH – Vanuatu

Nobuaki, JA0JHQ will be active from the Benjor Beach Resort, Port Vila, Vanuatu as YJ0NH between September 3-7, 2015. QRV on 80-6m, CW/SSB. QSL via LoTW, direct/buro. FIRST FOR DX NEWS – DX-WORLD.NET
01-Aug-2015, 12:02:06 (www.dx-world.net)

YJ8RN/P – Loh Island, OC-110

UPDATE - Rod YJ8RN is returning to Loh Island OC-110 and plans activity from August 4-14, 2015 while time permits. Check 20m SSB (14190 @ 0600z). During mid-April, when Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu archipelago, Rod arrived Loh Island to repair vital telecommunications systems and infrastructure. He returns this time to carry out more repair work. FIRST FOR […]
31-Jul-2015, 19:00:53 (www.dx-world.net)

H76W – Farallones de Cosiguina, NA-212

UPDATE – Dan, H76W is still on the Farallones one more week, but very busy so on-air activity is limited. He will try to be on the air during coming days. Every day he is travelling from Tigre island to Farallones. There is absolutely no internet at all on H76W. He also provided DX-World readers […]
31-Jul-2015, 18:51:58 (www.dx-world.net)

The K7RA Solar Update

At 0132 UTC on July 30 the Australian Space Forecast Center issued a geomagnetic disturbance warning, saying a high speed solar wind from a recurring coronal hole is expected to raise geomagnetic activity levels to minor storms on July 31 and August 1. They predict quiet to minor storm levels on July 31 and minor storm declining to unsettled conditions on August 1.

Solar activity currently remai...

31-Jul-2015, 17:38:00 (www.arrl.org)

VP8STI & VP8SGI – South Sandwich and South Georgia

Latest News – VP8SGI/VP8STI from Paul N6PSE The Intrepid DX Group is pleased to announce that all of our plans are moving forward very well. We are pleased that we have been able to add World-Class CW Maestro Dmitri Zhikharev-RA9USU to our team. We have now shipped all of our equipment to New Zealand at […]
31-Jul-2015, 16:30:12 (www.dx-world.net)

Respond now to contest consultation

Amateurs interested in contesting have the opportunity to comment on the 2015 Contest Rules Consultation White paper, but time is running out. Your comments must be received by 7 August. The White Paper (4-page/91.8KB PDF) is available from the RSGB Contest Committee website and contains details of how to submit your comments.
31-Jul-2015, 15:07:10 (rsgb.org)