Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ

Wake Island has been on the DXCC list since 1945. QSOs count for Wake Island from 1945-11-15. 

The DXCC enitity of Wake Island consists  of Wake Island, and two other small  islands, and a reef.  

Wake Island lies not far north of the Marshall Islands. 

Wake Island is administered by the US Office of Insular Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior.

All activities are managed by the U.S. Air Force.

The IOTA reference for Wake Island  is OC-053.

The KW6 prefix was used for Wake Island until the US callsign revision of 1978-03-24, from which date the prefix became KH9, with AH9, NH9 & WH9 also being used.

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Wake Island  is a whitelisted DXCC entity, currently for QSOs on or after 1978-03-24. The following table lists stations known to have been QRV from Wake Island , and which are thought to be good for DXCC credit.

The callsigns below are the only ones in the whitelist period that Club Log will map to Wake Island , and only for QSO dates within the exception date range. These callsigns have been taken from QSL cards and other sources.

Callsigns in the whitelist period that are not listed below, or QSOs outside the exception date range, will be not be mapped to Wake Island , but will be mapped as INVALID.

Please advise any missing Wake Island  callsigns, to Alan, 5B4AHJ, email address on QRZ.COM, or via the Help Desk. 




CallDate/Note (follow callsign links to see exact dates, QSLs and additional notes)
KH6JLG/KH9
1979 - May
WD6CDU/KH9 (WD6CDU/KW6 also allowed)1979 - July 
KH6GB/KH9
1979 - November
W4WDR/KH9
1980 - January
W7KHN/KH9
1980 - February to April
KH6GB/KH9
1980 - May & July
KH6GB/KH9
1981 - January
WH9AAA
1981 - February to 1983 - October QSL REQUIRED
K6XT/NH9, KT6V/AH91981 - June 
WD6CDU/KH9 (WD6CDU/KW6 also allowed)
1981 - September
AH6DY
1982 - May to September
AH9AA
1982 - October to 1983 - June
W8LCZ/KH9
1982 - December to 1992
KE4UX/KH9
1983 - October to December QSL REQUIRED
KH9AA
1983 - November to 1991 - January QSL REQUIRED
KT6V/AH9
1983 - December
AH9AB
1984 - January to December
AH3AA/KH9
1984 - January to 1985 - April
AH9AD
1984 - June to 1988 - April? QSL REQUIRED
WB4NCW/KH9
1985 - February  - Definitive dates required 
WH9AAD
1985 - February to unknown date 
WH9AAE
1985 - March to unknown date QSL REQUIRED
AH9AC
1985 - June to August. November-December 
KB6DAW/KH9
1985 - October QSL REQUIRED
WD4KET/KH9
1986 - March. Possibly also October, QSL REQUIRED
NH6FU/KH9
1986 - April to July QSL REQUIRED
AH9AC 1986 - April to 1993 - June - confirmation of QRT date required.
KH9AC
1986 - August to 1991 - January
WK6T/KH9
1986 - October
WH9AAF
1986 - November to 1989 - November QSL REQUIRED
KH9AD
1986 - December to unknown date QSL REQUIRED
WH9AAG
1987 - June to unknown date. QSL REQUIRED
WH9AAH
1987 - September to 1997 - May QSL REQUIRED
N7GGH/KH9
1987 - November to December QSL REQUIRED
AH9A
1988 - September to 1999 - January  QSL REQUIRED
AH2BE/KH9, N8BJQ/AH9, N8BJQ/KH9, N8BJQ/NH9, N8BJQ/WH9
1989 - October to November
AA4NP/AH9
1990 - September/October
AH9AC
1990 - November
KB5LRO/KH9, K2FJ/KH9
1991 - April
AD1S/KH9, WE5I/KH91991 - October
WH9AAI
1992 - March to unknown date/ QSL REQUIRED
KB5LRO/KH9
1992 - April 
N1MPB/KH9
1992 - June
WR1Z/KH9
1992 - June/July and October
KK4DK/KH9
1992 - July/August
AD6E/KH9
1992 - November
KK4DK/KH9
1993 - January/February
AB6EV/AH9, AH6ML/NH9, AH6MM/WH9AH9BKC6CEX/WH9, NH6UY/NH9
1993 - September
AL7EL/KH9
1995 - May
W4PGX/KH9
1995 December to 1996 - January QSL REQUIRED
AL7EL/KH9
1996 - February
KC7FWZ/KH9
1996 - July
KC7FWZ/KH9
1997 - February QSL REQUIRED
K8XP/KH9 N2OO/KH9 N2WB/KH9 N6MZ/KH9 1998 - February to March 
K7ASU/KH9
1999 - August/September
K7ASU/KH9
2001 January/February and April/May
AC4G/KH9
2001 - February
K7ASU/KH9
2002 - April/May 
N6XIV/KH9
2002 - August to September
N4BQW/KH9
2002 - October/November
N4BQW/KH9
2003 - January and June
N6XIV/KH9
2003 - April to August
KH9/AH8H
2003 - November to December
KH9/AH8H
2004 - July to October
K7ASU/KH9
2004 - September/October
W3MR/KH9
2005 - July
KH9/W0CN
2005 - September
G4GIR/KH9
2007 - September
WA2YUN/KH9
2008 - March to 2014 - July
K9W
2013 - November
KH9/KJ6GHN
2014 - May to Junè
KH9/WW6RG
2015 - October
KH9/WW6RG
2016 - January & June
KH9/WW6RG
2017 - March, July, August
K7ASU/KH9
2017 - August, September
KH9/N7NVK
2018 - April-June, August - October, ......etc. QSL REQUIRED
KH9/WW6RG
2018 - April


Uncertain operations - did they take place? Currently not whitelistedMore information required
W2CKF/KH9
1 QSO in Club Log May, 1986. Confirmation required that the call is not busted.
WD4KET/KH91 QSO in Club Log October, 1986. He was QRV in March 86. Was he also QRV in October? 
KH9AL1 QSO in Club Log in September, 1987. Confirmation required that the call is not busted.
KH9AV1 QSO in Club Log in April, 1989. Confirmation required that the call is not busted.
KH9/WB4CSK1 QSO in Club Log in September, 1990. Confirmation required that the call is not busted.
  
CallOnes that didn't count
KH9/KF7TQ1979 - no documentation received 

Acknowledgements
Wikipedia Wake Island