This page is not yet complete. Some dates still to be refined.


Macquarie Island  QSOs  count for DXCC on or after 1945-11-15.

QST, dated July 1949, reports:

        "COUNTRIES-LIST CHANGES

        Since the adoption of the ARRL Postwar Countries List, the official standard used in connection with the annual DX Competition                         and the DX Century Club, several changes have been reported in this department". See page 40 of March, 1949, QST for the                             latest revised list. We are pleased to announce the addition of one more country to the list; Macquarie Island, VK1". <snip>


                                                                                    By Uwe Dedering (Own work)

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The prefix VK1 was allocated to  Australain Antarctic Territory, Heard Island and Macquarie Island until 1956-05-31, when the prefix was re-allocated to Australian Capital Territory, and the VK0 prefix was allocated to Australain Antarctic Territory, Heard Island and Macquarie Island.


The IOTA reference for Macquarie Island is AN-005


Whitelisting

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

The callsigns below are the only ones that Club Log will map to Macquarie Island. These callsigns have been taken from QSL cards and other sources.

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

Please advise any missing valid Macquarie Island callsigns to Alan, 5B4AHJor via the Help Desk. 

Call
Date/Note (follow callsign links to see exact dates, QSLs and additional notes)
VK1ADS
1949
VK1AJT
1950
VK1RB
1950
VK1RD
1950
VK1RF
1950
VK1WO
1951 - 1952
VK1BS
1951 - April to 1952 - April
VK1EM, VK1RG, VK1RR 
1952 - April to 1953 - April
VK1AF, VK1RL
1952 - December to 1953 - December
VK1BA
1953 - May to December
VK1CI
1953 - December to 1954 - December
VK1DJ
1954
VK1AC
1954 - exact QRV dates required. QSLs seen dated 28 March & 28 November.
VK1DC
1955
VK1ZM
1955
VK1IJ
1956
VK1RD
1956
VK0KT 
1957-58
VK0TC
1957-58
VK0CC
1959
VK0DS 
1959
VK0IT
1960
VK0WH 
1960
VK0FZ
1961
VK0BB 
1962
VK0JR
1962
VK0DM
1963
VK0DS 
1963 - March
VK0GW
1964?
VK0PK
1964 - May to ?
VK0TO
1964 - December to 1965 - December
VK0WH 
1966
VK0MI, VK0FO
1966 - March to December
VK0CR
1966 - December to 1967 - December
VK0MI 
1968 - December to 1969 - December
VK0KJ 
1968 - December to 1969 - March
VK0IA
1968-69
VK0KW
1969 - ?
VK0LD
1969 - December to 1970 - April
AX0LD
1969 - December to 1970 - December
AX0KW
1969 - December to 1970 - December
VK0TM
1971
VK0KA
1971 - December to 1972 - December
VK0RC
1972-73
VK0WW
1972 - December to 1973 - December
VK0DM
1974
VK0DA
1975 - August to 1976 - December
VK0AC
1976-81?
VK0KH
1977-80?
VK0JC
1978 - November
VK0PK
1979
VK0JC
1979 - October
VK0ML
1980
VK0DB 
1980 - March to December?
VK0AN
1981 - October to 1982 - October
VK0SJ
1981 - October to November
VK0SJ
1982
VK0AN/0 
1982 - April
VK0AP 
1982 - November to 1983 - November
VK0GC
1982 - November to 1983 - October
VK0CK 
1983 - October to 1985  January
VK0GC, VK0AH
1984 - October to 1985 - December
VK0YL
1984 -November to 1985 - December?
VK0SJ
1986 - March to 1987 - January
VK0GC
1986 - December to 1990 - December
VK0DS 
1987
VK0ML
1987? to 1989 - February
VK0NE, AX0NE
1987 - December to 1988 - December
VK9YQS/0
1988 - December to 1989 - November
VK0AE
1988 - November to 1989 - December
VK0AI 
1989 - March
VK0JR
1989 - December to 1990 - April
VK0CC
1991
VK0ML
1991 - October, November
VK0WH 
1995 - November to 1996 - October
VK0GW
1996 - November to 1997 - December
VK0TS, VK0KBB
1996 - December to 1997 - December
VK0GC
1997
AX0TS
1997 - January
VK0ANARE
1997 - October
VK0YQS
1997 - December to 1998 - January
VK0LD
1999 - October to 2000 - January
VK0MM
1999 - December to 2000 -December
AX0LD
2000 - January
VK0MQI
2002 - April to 2003 - January
AX0MQI
2003 - January
AX0MT
2005 - January
VK0MT
2005 - January to 2005 - March
VK0AVT
2005 - November
VK0KEV
2010 - October to 2011 - October
VK0TH, AX/VK0TH
2011 - September to 2012 - April
VK0KEV/P?
2011
AX0TH
2012 - January
VK0AI 
2018 - March to 2019 - March


Operations that didn't happen


Call
Date/Note 
VK0/ZL4DBno access to rig


Acknowledgements & References

DXNS - various issues


Ham Gallery by K8CX: Macquarie Islan, Oceania VK0

QST July 1949

Wikipedia Macquarie Island

Les Nouvelles DX by F6AJA VK0 Station de recherche à Macquarie


Related articles

VK1, VK9, VK0 prefixes