5T5OK – Mauritania 2017 Story

The idea about the expedition to Mauritania started shortly after we returned from Comoros islands. When we looked for location for year 2017, we decided that we have to choose spot closer to Europe and North America, as result of propagation and a low solar activity. It was clear, that the choice will be somewhere in the upper half of Africa continent. Where to? Most countries we can divide into two categories – dangerous (health risks, political or safety reasons) and others which are relatively safe, but from a view of radio amateurs not so interesting. DX community desires activation of “rare” countries. Read more »

HNY 2018

To all DX comunuty, Happy New Year from Mediterraneo Dx Club

VP6D Ducie isl.

VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition (OC-182)

The Perseverance DX Group (pdxg.net) is pleased to announce their planned activation of Ducie Island (a Marine Protected Area), currently Clublog #29 most wanted. Planning has begun for an expedition in Oct/Nov, 2018.

Landing permission, visas and radio license have been issued. A team of 14 operators will be on the island for up to 14 days. The team will depart from Mangareva, French Polynesia aboard the expedition ship Braveheart. Seven (7) operating positions are planned for 160-10 meters, SSB/CW/Digital, including FT8.

The team includes: Dave K3EL, Pista HA5AO, Les W2LK, Heye DJ9RR, Mike WA6O, Jacky ZL3CW, Arnie N6HC, Steve W1SRD, Chris N6WM, Laci HA0NAR, Ricardo PY2PT, Walt N6XG, Gene K5GS, currently one open position to be filled.

Watch the usual DX sources – we will announce additional details as they develop. QSL SERVICE FOR MDXC MEMBERS

Website:  vp6d.com, Twitter and Facebook will also be available.

Please direct questions to:  info@vp6d.com


6O6O Somalia

Kenneth, LA7GIA and Adrian, KO8SCA bring some good news for the festive period!

“We have received an invitation from the Ministry to come and do amateur radio transmission in Somalia. We have received the license 6O6O, and we travel Jan 3rd. We hope to be QRV in the evening local time. We will stay there for 12 full days operating on all modes/bands 160-10m. However, this will mostly be a CW operation”.

Kenneth goes on to say:

LoTW certificate is received. Our gear consists of:

* 2 x Elecraft K3 radios
* 2 X PA (Elecraft KPA500 W + 1kW amplifier)
* 2 el beam 20-10m
* BigIr 40-10m vertical
* 80m, full size vertical
* 160m, inv L
* RX antennas: 200m beverages to NA, EU, VK, Asia and SA.
* We have some backup TX antennas and RX antennas (K9AY, BOG)

QSL manager will be Charles M0OXO.

In conjunction with this trip we organize a fundraiser for Doctors Without Borders in Somalia. All donations received will be earmarked to DWOB in Somalia. Donations are not sought for the ham side of the DXpedition, but we hope everyone will consider a small contribution to the fundraiser. Contributions can be given either by paypal 6o6o@la7gia.com or when doing OQRS through M0OXO website. If we have good wifi – we will provide instant Club Log and LoTW QSL SERVICE ACTIVE FOR MDXC MEMBERS

Please see www.la7gia.com for details. [dx-world]


The EIDX Group are delighted to announce their next DXpedition for 2018.

A team of 14 operators will be QRV for two consecutive weekends from March 21st to April 3rd also taking in the WPX SSB contest.

The team have carefully selected an ideal location on the shores of Lake Malawi and will be QRV on all bands from 160m through 10m, SSB, CW and RTTY.
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3B7 St Brandon archipelago

DXpedition to St Brandon archipelago – 3B7. Initially planned on October 2017, it is finally the period of March-April 2018 which was selected. It presents a maximum of favourable conditions.
official site: http://www.saintbrandondx.com

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