Archive - May 2024

Andaman & Nicobar Islands VU4

Dx-Adventure is proud to announce its next DX-Pedition, to take place in the first quarter of 2025.
Our international team, consisting of over 10 experienced operators, is eager to embark on this adventure.
This time, we’re focusing on the Andaman & Nicobar Islands VU4, currently ranked at place 54th of the  most wanted DXCC entity.
During this DX-Pedition, we’ll be active on all bands, using  CW, SSB, and digital modes.
This offers a fantastic opportunity for radio amateurs worldwide to work this DXCC | IOTA.
More news later on our website

Stay tuned for the latest news and details.

Best regards,  The Dx-Adventure Team
You hear our signals, we feel the pile-ups!

H40WA & J38R Mailing update

Since the TX5S mailing was posted on May 13th the next phase of envelopes were labelled ready for the J38R Grenada and H40WA Temotu Province QSL mailings. There was a short wait for customs authority to release our QSL parcels, then for the last 10 days work on preparing for the dispatch, we promised an end of May deadline and I made every effort to meet this working many hours. The mailing will leave here at 16:00z on Tuesday 28th May to get to Heathrow International Distribution Centre for onward flights.

In preparation the mail is country presorted and bagged and labelled for arrivals at the recipient mail centre. Also posted are TX5S, H44WA, 5Z4VJ and all recent OQRS and direct QSL requests.

ZC4GW QSL Preview

ZC4GW is QRV from Sovereign Base Area – Cyprus by Martin. OQRS is open.
Holiday activation 17-27 May 2024 from Eastern SBA (Dhekelia)
40-6m, CW mainly, some SSB, Will be active during CQWPXCW.
CQ 20 – ITU 39 – LOC KM64ww

LoTW Uploads suspended

LoTWThe American Radio Relay League (ARRL) warns it suffered a serious online incident, which disrupted its IT systems and online operations, including email and the Logbook of the World. ARRL is the national association for amateur radio in the United States, representing amateur radio interests to government regulatory bodies, providing technical advice, and promoting events and educational programs for enthusiasts around the country. On Thursday, the ARRL announced that it suffered a cyberattack that disrupted its network and systems, including various online services hosted by the organization. “We are in the process of responding to a serious incident involving access to our network and headquarters-based systems. Several services, such as Logbook of The World and the ARRL Learning Center, are affected,” explained ARRL in a press release. Logbook of The World is an online database that allows amateur radio enthusiasts to submit electronic logs of successful contacts (QSO) and confirmations (QSL) between other users.

TX5S Mailing Posted

TX5S Clipperton Island QSL cards have been mailed at 8am Monday 13th May 2024.
The mail has been country sorted and bagged up and sent to Heathrow International airport for onward shipping.

Please leave enough time for the QSL cards to arrive at your home.
Thank you for your patience.

H40WA QSL Preview

More beautiful QSL cards to preview. H40WA Temotu Province. Thank you to Max ON5UR for his design work. We expect to get the QSL cards posted out in early June.
H40WA OQRS open.