EUDXF supports the Baker & Howland 2018 DXpedition

The EUDXF board has decided to support the Baker Island 2018 DXpedition.

Despite the expectedly poor propagation towards EU, the short opening times and the very little chances to catch KH1 on the low bands the board of directors of the European DX Foundation decided to support the upcoming DXpedition to Baker Island. The board is confident the KH1 team will try to serve all and at least give a new one to as many DXers as possible.

Baker Island is an uninhabited atoll located just north of the equator in the central Pacific Ocean about 3,090 km (1,920 mi) southwest of Honolulu. The island lies almost halfway between Hawaii and Australia. Its nearest neighbor is Howland Island, 42 mi (68 km) to the north-northwest; both have been territories of the United States since 1857, though the United Kingdom considered them part of the British Empire between 1897 and 1936.

Located at 0°11′41″N 176°28′46″W, the island covers 2.1 km (0.81 sq mi), with 4.8 km (3.0 mi) of coastline. The climate is equatorial, with little rainfall, constant wind, and strong sunshine. The terrain is low-lying and sandy: a coral island surrounded by a narrow fringing reef with a depressed central area devoid of a lagoon with its highest point being 8 m (26 ft) above sea level.

  • IOTA OC-089
  • GRID AJ10
  • CQ Zone 31
  • ITU Zone 61

More information on the DXpedition website

EUDXF Sponsors the current 3C0L DXpedition

Despite of not having received any application the EUDXF board has decided to sponsor the current 3C1L (Equatorial Guinea) and 3C0L (Annobon) DXpedition.
The guys are really doing an excellent job for which the EUDXF decided to show our gratitude.

EUDXF supports the VP2MDL DXpedition to Montserrat

The EUDXF Board decided to support the 2017 VP2MDL Dxpedition to Montserrat.

This DXpedition will take place between November 06 and November 20, 2017, and will be active with two stations from 160m through 10m on CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.

The equipment consists of:

  • Transceivers K2 and K3
  • two OX1000 power amplifiers
  • an inverted Vee lowband dipol
  • 40m 2 element yagi
  • 30m loop
  • Spiderbeam for 20m through 10m

Montserrat (VP2M) has the IOTA reference number NA-103

The experienced crew includes:

  • DJ6TF, Tom
  • DK1BT, Manfred
  • DL4WK, Wolf
  • DL7DF, Sigi
  • DL7UFR, Frank
  • DL7VEE, Rolf
  • SP3DOI, Leszek

Pilot for this DXpedition is Bernd, DF3CB.

The QSL route is via DL7DF either direct to:

Sigi Presch, DL7DF
Wilhelmsmuehlenweg 123
12621 Berlin
Germany

or via the German QSL bureau DARC to DL7DF.

 

The team will upload the full logs of the DXpedition to LoTW within 6 months after the DXpedition.

More info at http://dl7df.com/vp2m/