9H3DF – Malta

Don, G3XTT informs that he’s currently in Malta for a few days and will be active when time permits (Mon-Thurs) as 9H3DF using an IC-7300 and bits of wire! QSL via H/c.
26-Feb-2017, 17:38:34 (dx-world.net)

DU1/KE0BRZ – Palawan OC-128

Dale, KE0BRZ will be active holiday-style from Palawan Island OC-128 as DU1/KE0BRZ between August 18-22, 2017. QRV mainly on 20m SSB.
26-Feb-2017, 15:06:58 (dx-world.net)

Past ARRL Midwest Division Director Lew Gordon, K4VX, SK

Past ARRL Midwest Division Director Lew Gordon, K4VX, of Hannibal, Missouri, died on February 25. He was 87. Although he had been suffering from cancer, Gordon had remained active on the air until his death.

Licensed in 1947, Gordon was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. After separating from the service, he attended Purdue University, earning a bachelor’s degree in physics.

An ARRL Life Member, G...

26-Feb-2017, 07:44:00 (www.arrl.org)

VK5CE/9 – Ashmore Reef OC-216

Craig VK5CE earlier today announced at the IOTA Bash in Texas that Ashmore Reef OC-216 will be activated in early November 2017. The IOTA is claimed by just 3.2% (and will go lower after the annual listings are updated) and it is equal 5th in the world in the IOTA Most Wanted List. This is […]
25-Feb-2017, 20:32:29 (dx-world.net)

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If you haven’t already noticed, the new DX-World Online Shop is available. There lots of products, so why not purchase a gift for you or a friend. The shop can be found here Note: for every purchase made, a percentage goes towards funding future DXpeditions
25-Feb-2017, 04:48:52 (dx-world.net)

Two Amateur Radio CubeSats Carrying Transponders Set for Future NASA Launches

Two satellites with Amateur Radio transponder payloads have been selected for future NASA launches.

AMSAT reports that the TJREVERB CubeSat, developed by students at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Virginia, will carry a 435/145 MHz FM transponder. The University of Washington-Seattle’s HuskySat-1 has a 145/435 MHz SSB/CW transponder and was developed by st...

25-Feb-2017, 01:34:00 (www.arrl.org)

New Section Manager Appointed in West Virginia

Dan Ringer, K8WV, will become West Virginia’s Section Manager starting on March 1. He has been appointed to succeed Phillip Groves, N8SFO, who is stepping down for personal reasons after serving since July 2015. Ringer, an attorney who lives in Morgantown, will serve the remainder of the current term of office, which ends on September 30.

An ARRL Life Member, Ringer serves as an Assistant Sectio...

25-Feb-2017, 01:23:00 (www.arrl.org)

The K7RA Solar Update

At 0124 UTC on February 22 Australian Space Weather Services issued a geomagnetic disturbance warning for February 22-24.

“The effect of a high speed solar wind stream from a recurrent coronal hole is expected to raise geomagnetic activity to active levels from 22 to 24 February with the possibility of minor storm periods on 23 and 24 February.

Increased geomagnetic activity expected due to coron...

24-Feb-2017, 20:04:00 (www.arrl.org)

XX9D – Macao

NEWS UPDATE – XX9D will be QRT on February 26, 24 UTC. In the last 12 hours until our sunrise on Monday we will be QRV only on 17m CW/SSB/RTTY, 160m CW and 40m CW/SSB/RTTY for everybody with two stations. Please no dupes! No 160m on the weekend because of CQWW 160 m SSB Contest. […]
24-Feb-2017, 16:58:58 (dx-world.net)

Long path propagation SOTA event

Mike, 2E0YYY, Andrew, VK1AD and Ed, DD5LP are planning another long path propagation SOTA Summit to Summit event for 11 March starting at 0630 UTC. Activity will be SSB or CW on 20 metres and going by the last action in October 2016, over 30 summits are expected to be active concurrently over Europe, Australia, […]
24-Feb-2017, 16:14:41 (rsgb.org)