The upcoming Baker Island DXpedition is sure to be a sought after contact, especially if propagation doesn’t play fair.
Peripatetic Polish DXpeditioner Dom Grzyb, 3Z9DX, and four other operators announced over the weekend that their postponed plans to mount the 3Y0I DXpedition to Bouvet Island are back on. Continue reading
Speaking on behalf of the WSJT-X Development Team, Joe Taylor, K1JT, has issued a progress report on the team’s efforts to develop FT8 DXpedition Mode. The new digital mode will include new and innovative features, which are detailed in a draft FT8 DXpedition Mode User Guide, released on February 2. Continue reading
Propagation From 3Y0Z to You…
The Propagation Page on our website http://www.bouvetdx.org/
propagation has been updated and now includes a button visitors can click, enter their call and grid square and get a propagation forecast specific for their QTH — all bands over a 24 hour period. Continue reading
The Perseverance DX Group (PDXG) has announced plans to activate Ducie Island — a marine protected area — in October and November of 2018. The last Ducie Island DXpedition was VP6DX in 2008. Ducie is currently the 29th most-wanted DXCC entity according to ClubLog. The 2018 DXpedition would operate as VP6D. Continue reading
Next weekend an international team will activate an amateur radio DXpedition station VK9WA from Willis Islets between November 14-23rd.
The on-air operations will last 10 days with high power CW, SSB, and RTTY on 160-10 meters (possibly 6 meters).
St. Paul Island DXpedition update
The St. Paul Island DXpedition scheduled for August 19-29th, 2016, has added another new member/operator to the team – Phil, VA3QR.
This completes their roster (9 operators).
Phil has been a ham since his teenage years, enjoys DXing, contesting, and technical aspects of our hobby. This will be his first DXpedition. Continue reading