DX News – 27 March 2016

| March 24, 2016

The big DXpedition event this week will be VK0EK operating from Heard Island. They plan to be on the air until 10 April. This is a multinational effort is led by the experienced DXer Bob, KK6EK. Up-to-date info is available on http://vk0ek.org.

Mike, VK8MA is involved with a climate project that will be operating on Ascension Island, AF-003, over the next 20 months or so. He has obtained the callsign ZD8MA and will take an FT-897 with 100W and a Buddipole. He will operate on the 10 to 40m bands as work allows.

Paul, G8AFC will continue to be operational as 3B8/G8AFC from Mauritius on 10m, usually around 28.480MHz ±QRM until early April. 50MHz operation is available if conditions allow. He is running 100W to a Moxon Rectangle and is located right on the north coast. The island has the IOTA reference of AF-049.

Richard, G3RWL is working as 8P6DR from Barbados, NA-021, from 29 March until 22 April. He will be on the air holiday style on the 10 to 80m bands using CW and RTTY. QSL via his home call sign, direct or via the bureau using ClubLog OQRS.

Eric, KV1J will be on the air as FP/KV1J from Miquelon Island, NA-032, until 29 March. Miquelon Island is part of the DXCC entity of the St Pierre and Miquelon Islands, located off the coast of Canada. Activity is on the 10 to 160m bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via his home call sign and Logbook of The World.

Joerg, DL3LUM is going to travel to Curacao, SA-099, from 26 to 31 March. Using the call sign PJ2/DL3LUM on HF, mostly CW, he will be using a KX3 and a vertical antenna. QSL via his home call sign either direct or via the bureau, OQRS, Logbook of the World or eQSL.

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