Oceania/Pacific

KH7K - Kure Island
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ The May, 1961 issue of QST announces the addition of Kure Island to the DXCC list. QST says: "Although Kure Island is the...
Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 at 8:51 AM
KH9 - Wake Island
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 co...
Mon, 13 Aug, 2018 at 9:16 AM
Palmerston Island - North or South Cook Islands?
Palmerston Island (IOTA OC-124) is a coral atoll lying approximately 500km north west of Rarotonga Island (IOTA OC-013), South Cook Islands, and 520km south...
Sun, 22 Jan, 2017 at 11:06 AM
Pitcairn Island Bicentennial - 1990
Author: Alan 5B4AHJ. The following wonderful press release is reproduced from the RSGB DX News Sheet #1394, dated 1989-12-06: The following ...
Wed, 12 Mar, 2014 at 7:34 PM
VK1, VK9, VK0 prefixes
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ VK1 prefix On 1956-06-01 amateurs resident in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) were issued with callsigns with the VK1 prefi...
Mon, 7 Aug, 2017 at 10:27 AM
VP6D - Ducie Island
Ducie Island QSOs  count for DXCC on or after 2001-11-16. The ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD048 (2001), dated 2001-11-16, carried the following announcement:...
Sat, 9 Feb, 2019 at 10:49 AM
VR1 and VR3 prefixes - transition to VR8, T2, T3Ø, T31, T32 and T33
The transition of the old British VR1, VR3 and VR8 into the current T2 and T3# prefixes is a little complicated. There is an article in the San Dieg...
Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 at 8:34 AM
VR1, KB6 - Canton & Enderbury Islands Condominium
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ Canton (aka Kanton) Island and Enderbury Island were the subject of a dispute between Britain and the USA from 1937-39, with bo...
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014 at 9:55 AM
Yap Island and the Islands of Yap State - Palau or Micronesia?
The Yap Islands (IOTA OC-012) is a group of four islands in the Caroline Islands. https://www.rsgbiota.org/info/groupinfo.php?refno=OC-012 Until December 1...
Wed, 21 Jun, 2017 at 6:05 AM
XF4 - Revillagigedo
Revillagigedo  QSOs  count for DXCC on or after 1945-11-15. QST, dated August 1956, reports:  "Announcement is hereby made of the following addition ...
Tue, 1 May, 2018 at 11:37 AM