[UPDATE] 3Y0Z – Bouvet 2018

The Bouvet Island DXpedition – 3YØZ Press Release #6 June 27, 2017 In consultation with our new transportation partner Aerovias DAP, we continue to refine our plans for our Bouvet DXpedition. We expect to depart from King George Island, in the South Shetlands Islands on January 13, 2018. Our transit time to Bouvet will be […]
27-Jun-2017, 20:00:51 (https://dx-world.net/3y0z-bouvet-2018/?utm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3D3y0z-bouvet-2018)

NCDXF – Newsletter

Latest Northern California DX Foundation newsletter is now available. Look on the page for 2017 and click on the box for Spring. Included in this issue: S9BT & S9WL – CQ from the center of the Earth by Núria Font, EA3WL From the President’s desk by John Miller, K6MM Blast from the Past from the West Coast […]
27-Jun-2017, 18:57:13 (https://dx-world.net/ncdxf-newsletter/?utm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dncdxf-newsletter)

ARRL Still Seeking Vintage DXpedition Logs for Archive

ARRL continues to solicit paper logs of prominent DXpeditions that took place predominantly in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, for inclusion in The DX Log Archive Endowed by JA1BK. The DX Log Archive program was created, thanks to an endowment established by Kan Mizoguchi, JA1BK, to obtain, preserve and utilize paper logs from rare and significant DXpeditions. The archive can include pre-1950 pape...

27-Jun-2017, 16:57:00 (www.arrl.org)

Amateur Radio Poised to Retain Full 76-81 GHz Band, Sharing with Vehicular Radars

In a draft Report and Order (ET Docket No. 15-26) to be considered at its July 13 open meeting, the FCC is proposing to lift a nearly 2-decade-old suspension of Amateur Radio access to 76-77 GHz, giving the Amateur and Amateur-Satellite services access to the full 76-81 GHz band on a secondary basis. The FCC also reduced Amateur Radio’s status from primary to secondary in the 77-77.5 GHz segmen...

27-Jun-2017, 16:14:00 (www.arrl.org)

vlog #11 introduces the second UK YOTA 2017 team member

The second UK team member for YOTA 2017 introduces himself in our latest vlog. Jonathan, M0JSX is 24 and a member of Reading and District Amateur Radio Club (RADARC). He has a wide range of interests within amateur radio – have a listen and find out more!
27-Jun-2017, 15:47:05 (rsgb.org)

Additional YOTA 2017 places available

As two countries are no longer able to attend YOTA 2017, the other countries who are involved are being invited to nominate additional team members – there are six places to fill. This means that if you’re a young radio amateur in the UK aged 15-25 and are free from 5-12 August 2017 you should email yota@rsgb.org.uk […]
27-Jun-2017, 15:41:54 (rsgb.org)

RI0Z – Komandorskiye Islands, AS-039

NEWS UPDATE – The team is soon ready to depart for Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Due to health reasons, RA0ZJ is unable to join the team. Dates of activity have been changed slightly and can be found in the Plans page; the shipping company promises to arrive the island early July. JANUARY 26, 2017 – RI0Z website now […]
27-Jun-2017, 11:34:41 (https://dx-world.net/ri0z-komandorskiye-islands-as-039/?utm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dri0z-komandorskiye-islands-as-039)

Video – HB0/GM4UYE, Charity DXpedition

A short video showing the recent trip to Liechtenstein & operating as HB0/GM4UYE, a charity DXpedition.
27-Jun-2017, 08:11:20 (https://dx-world.net/video-hb0-gm4uye-charity-dxpedition/?utm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dvideo-hb0-gm4uye-charity-dxpedition)

International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend Registrations Top 200 and Rising

Registrations for the 2017 International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW) have topped the 200 mark for the August 19-20 event. The ILLW is 20 years old this year, and with some 8 weeks to go, 220 planned operations have registered throughout the world, including 26 in the US (Germany is leading registrations with 45. Australia has 30 so far). During the annual event, Amateur Radio stations w...

26-Jun-2017, 19:21:00 (www.arrl.org)