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  • 7O1YGF

    08/13/2009 | 7O1YGF Operation Approved for DXCC Credit

    On August 12, ARRL DXCC Manager Bill Moore, NC1L, announced that after more than eight years, the 7O1YGF operation in 2000 from Yemen has been approved for DXCC credit. Moore cited a review of "recently received information," as well as "ad
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  • 06/26/2009 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Two new sunspots appeared last week, numbered 1022 and 1023, and both were Solar Cycle 24 spots, with 1022 lasting through June 23 and 1023 until June 24. On June 24, geomagnetic indices were unsettled. Sunspot numbers for June 18-24 were 0, 0, 0, 12, 24,
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  • 02/11/2009 | Operation Approved for DXCC Credit

    ARRL DXCC Manager Bill Moore, NC1L, reports that the 2008 TT8JT DXpedition to Chad has been approved for DXCC credit. If you have any questions about this operation, please send an e-mail to the ARRL DXCC Desk.
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  • This map shows Desecheo and Puerto Rico. Desecheo is located about 14 miles off the Puerto Rican coast.

    01/26/2009 | Desecheo Island DXpedition Granted Call Sign

    The DXpedition to Desecheo Island -- February 12-26 --will use call sign K5D. "As soon as we land on Desecheo, two stations will be immediately activated," said DXpedition co-leader Bob Allphin, K4UEE. Stations will continue to operate until the
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  • W0GJ

    11/24/2008 | Dates Set for DXpedition to Desecheo Island

    The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has notified a group of hams led by veteran DXpeditioners Bob Allphin, K4UEE, and Glenn Johnson, W0GJ, that they will be able to mount a DXpedition to Desecheo Island (KP5, IOTA NA-095), February 12-26, 2009. Desec
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  • I2UIY

    10/14/2008 | Contester/DXer Paolo Cortese, I2UIY (SK)

    Well-known contester, DXer, and QST and NCJ author Paolo Cortese, I2UIY, passed away from a brain aneurysm the weekend of October 11. He was 48. According to fellow contester Doug Grant, K1DG, Cortese was the "most popular competito
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  • W0GJ

    10/10/2008 | American Hams to Lead 2009 DXpedition to Desecheo Island

    The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has selected a group of hams led by veteran DXpeditioners Bob Allphin, K4UEE, and Glenn Johnson, W0GJ, to lead a DXpedition to Desecheo Island, KP5 (IOTA NA-095), in early 2009. Desecheo currently sits at number 7 on
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