Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ


The November, 1954 issue of QST announces the addition of Navassa Island to the DXCC list. QST says "This island is a United States possession located approximately 35 miles due west of Haiti, 80 miles due east northeast of Jamaica and 110 miles due south of Caimanera, Cuba". 


QST also says "DXCC credit will be given <snip> for creditable confirmations dated on or after November 15, 1945."


Initially, KC4 was the prefix for Navassa. The first operation from Navassa I, in the post-WWII period, was KC4AB, ops W4VZQ, W4QCW &  WN4HBC, in 1954.

The prefix for  Navassa I later became KP1. The first operation with the KP1 prefix was the multi-operator DXpedition that signed N0TG/KP1  and W0RJU/KP1  in November/December, 1978. 


Navassa Island is a whitelisted DXCC entity. The following table lists stations known to have been QRV from Navassa I, and are thought to be good for DXCC credit.

The callsigns below are the only ones that Club Log will map to Navassa I. These callsigns have been taken from QSL cards.

Callsigns not listed below will be not be mapped to Navassa I. For example,  KC4AF/KP1 (correct call KC4AF) will be mapped to INVALID.

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


KC4 Date/Note
KC4AB
1954 - August (three days only). First post-WWII operation
W2HQL/KC4W2IWC/KC4
1957 - June (one day only)
KC4AF 
1958 - March
K4IA/KC4 1969 - June
W4VPD/KC4 
1969 - August
W0EXD/KC4 
1971 - February
K4CSY/KC4 
1971 - July 
KC4DX 
1972 - May
KC4NI 
1974 - November
KP1/NP1/WP1
N0TG/KP1W0RJU/KP1  1978 - November/December. First KP1 operation.
KP2A/KP1N2OO/KP1K1MEM/KP1   1982 - March
6Y5FS/KP16Y5NR/KP1 
1985 - April
N2EDF/NP1K2SG/NP1 
1988 - February
AA4NC/KP1AA4NC/WP1AA4VK/KP1AA4VK/WP1,
KW2P/KP1N0TG/KP1WA4DAN/KP1 
1992 - January
K0IYF/KP1KH2S/KP1KH2W/KP1KH2Y/KP1,
NF6S/KP1VE1AOE/KP1W5IJU/KP1 
1993 - March/April
K1N
 2015 - February


Operations that didn't count
K1IMP/KC4 
1966 - August/September
HH0N 
1981 - July
W4VN/5
1989 - March
N1V 1998 - planned operation but did not materialise

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