• 3Y0I – Bouvet Island

    NEWS UPDATE — A number of individuals and teams have been trying to reach and land on Bouvet Island. But this isn’t an “easy” island to deal with. To succeed, one may need determination, a little bit of luck and ability..of good decision making. Sometimes a simple, yet basic mistake may doom fate of an […]

  • J68SL – St Lucia

    Steve, WF2S will again be active from St Lucia as J68SL during mid-March. Focus on FT8. QSL via LoTW, Club Log OQRS. […]

  • KG6CIH/VP9 & WH6DSN/VP9 – Bermuda

    Chris, KG6CIH and David, WH6DSN will be active from Bermuda during March 8-12, 2018. QRV holiday-style, HF bands; SSB. QSL via LoTW. […]

  • [UPDATE] Z60A – Kosovo

    FEBRUARY 19 — ES2RR, OG2M, OH1MA, OH2BH and Z62FB left Pristina and crossed the Albanian border at 2PM today on their way to their Albanian homes. They plan to work on antennas at ZA1EM and ZA1F tomorrow before finally heading to their respective countries on Wednesday. They left a piece of their hearts, and left […]

  • 9M0W – Spratly

    NEWS UPDATE — International Amateur Radio Team will be active from Layang Layang Island (Swallow Reef), Spratly Islands, IOTA AS-051 during March 6-13, 2018 as 9M0W. QSL via YT1AD. The Team: YT1AD, HL5FUA, K9JM, YT3W, ZL3WW, ZL3WW/yl, K1LZ, K1ZM, JT1CO, F6GNZ, PY2XB, KO8SCA, WD5COV, W5XU, VK3FY, VK3FN, SV2GWY, 9M6ABZ, 9M6RHM and 9M6ZAE. QRV on 160-6m […]

  • PJ2/DL9NBJ Curacao SA-099

    “Thilo, DL9NBJ will be active from Curacao (holiday-style) as PJ2/DL9NBJ during February 14-28, 2018. QRV on HF bands. QSL request via Clublog only, live Log and On Air indicator on QRZ.com”   TNX to Thilo by DxCoffee Staff. […]

  • VP6D Ducie Island 2018 [Press Release #2]

    8 February 2018 For Immediate Release Press Release #2 Joining the team is Vadym UT6UD. An active DX-peditioner, he has operated as H44UD, A35UD, S21XV, FO/UT6UD from Austral and Marquesas Islands, FG/UT6UD. He was a member of the 2016 VK0EK DX-pedition to Heard Island. Many will recognize Vadym from his 160 activity. We’re happy to [... […]

  • 4L/TA7AOF & 4L/TA7AZC Georgia

    Tevfik TA1HZ informs DxCoffee Readers: “TA7AOF Furkan and TA7AZC Golkem will be travelling to 4L for the CQ WPX RTTY Contest 2018 as 4l/TA7AOF and 4L/TA7AZC, they will be on the air from Batumi, with the generous support of 4L6QC Sergo. The team will arrive on 8 February 2018 and will be on the air till [... […]

  • ZV1C Cedro Island SA-029

    John PY2GTA informs DxCoffee Readers:   “First Dxpedition from CabreuvaDx Team   ZV1C Cedro Island SA029 Rio de Janeiro State    17 and 18 march 2018   Team: PY2GTA leader, PY2HP, PY2FMI, PY2ALC, PP5BT, PU2UGO, PU2UTY, PU2LEW, PU2KFL and PY2XIZ   2m sat, 10, 15, 20, 40 and 80m SSB, CW and FT8   More [... […]

  • 5W0LR Samoa

    Richard AD7AF informs DxCoffee Readers: “I should be QRV from 4 Feb. to 22 Feb. 2018 from Savaii, Samoa as 5W0LR.  I plan on primarily using CW and FT-8, but also SSB if propagation is good enough.  I will be active mainly on 15 – 40 meters and also 80 meters if I get the antenna [... […]


  • CHA EMCOMM III Base – 3.5-30 MHz

    The EMCOMM III Base antenna, is an effective multi-band High Frequency (HF) antenna specially designed for short to long range base station HF communications. Due to configuration and installation flexibility and low visibility design, it is ideal for home use even in developments with a Home Owners Association (HOA) and Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CCRs). […]

  • KE4PT and W4RQ Win the February QST Cover Plaque Award

    The winning article for the February 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “Live Trees Affect Antenna Performance” by Kai Siwiak, KE4PT, and Richard Quick, W4RQ.The QST Cover Plaque Award — given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue — is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QSTCover Plaque Poll web page. Cast […]

  • World Cup 2018 Football Ham Radio Marathon

    June 1 – July 15, 2018 will be a radio marathon dedicated to World Cup in Russia. All countries, members of FIFA, are invited to participate in the radio marathon with the formation of special callsigns. It is recommended that countries participating in the final stage of the competition use callsigns with the suffix **18FWC […]

  • Latest from IARU monitoring system

    The IARU Region 1 Monitoring System newsletter reports a north-west African military Thales-3000 system on 13,998.4kHz was causing interference in the amateur radio 20m band, and that in the amateur radio 40m band Radio Myanmar has been heard on 7200kHz, and Radio Hargeisa from the Republic of Somaliland on 7120kHz. Read more at www.iarums-r1.org/iarums/news2018/news1801.pdf (18-page/1.1MB PDF). Source:RSGB […]

  • Valentine’s Day Aurora & A Bright Region Says Goodbye: Solar Storm Forecast 02-15-18

    “We await the arrival of the Valentine’s Day solar storm, which will be followed by some fast solar wind just behind it. This means we should enjoy some extended storm conditions over the next few days with a chance for aurora down to mid-latitudes! Meanwhile region 2699 continues to boost the solar flux for amateur […]