Is it worth organising big dxpeditions during a solar minimum?

This is the English translation of an article originally posted by Enrico IZ5CML on Is it worth organising big dxpeditions during a solar minimum? This question, that, personally speaking, has surprised me, has caught on [...]

IZ2DPX on tour from Lanzarote AF-004 and Murter island (Croatia, no IOTA)

Giovanni IZ2DPX will be active from November 16th to 20th from the island of Lanzarote, Canary isl. as  EA8/IZ2DPX, SSB only on the HF bands. After that, Giovanni will be QRV from the Croatian island of Muster, not valid for IOTA, from [...]

Best Communication Award: special mentions

         Here is the second part of our acknowledgements of the Dxpeditions with the best “communication” during the year 2016. Now it is time for the special mentions, since the proper award has been given [...]

The comment from the VK0EK team leader about the Best Communication Award

From Bob KK6EK team leader of VK0EK: “On behalf of the VKØEK team, their families, the support groups in California, U. S. East Coast, Cape Town South Africa, and Perth, and Western Australia, about a hundred amateur radio and commercial [...]

DxCoffee and the DXUniversity award VK0EK for “Best Communication” in 2016

In our annual acknowledgment to Dxpeditions providing the “best communication”, the 2016 award could not go to anyone else but VK0EK, the well known Dxpedition to Heard island. (If you are wondering about this annual award, please [...]

This weekend: DMC RTTY Contest

Scheduled this weekend is the DMC RTTY contest, run by the Digital Modes Club. Contest period: Saturday, 12 UTC – Sunday, 12 UTC. Bands: 80 – 10 meters. Multipliers: Worked prefixes, each one count only once in the contest [...]

This Weekend: IARU HF Championship

The IARU HF Championship will take place on the second July weekend in CW and phone. The bands are 160 to 10 meters and the contest is set to run from Saturday 1200 UTC – Sunday 1200 UTC. The contesters’ goal is to [...]

This weekend: RAC contest and Venezuelan Indipendence contest

The Canadian RAC contest takes place every year on July 1st. Contacts with stations in Canada or VEØs are worth 10 points. Contacts with stations outside Canada are worth 2 points. Contacts with RAC official stations are worth 20 points. [...]

This Weekend: All Asian CW Contest

The All Asian CW Contest will be taking place this weekend and will be run by JARL, the Japanese Radio League. The bands are 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters. For non-Asian entrants there is no HI-LO power category distinction, but it [...]

This weekend: Portugal Day Contest and GACW WWSA CW DX Contest

The Portuguese Day contest will be taking place this weekend, starting on Saturday, 1200 Z and ending on Sunday 1200 Z. The bands are 80, 40, 20, 15 , 10 meters and the modes are SSB and CW. The rules are simple: there is only the single operator [...]

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