Europe

Guernsey & Dependencies, Jersey, and Channel Islands
Until 1963-04-30, the all the islands of the Channel Islands counted for a single DXCC entity, Channel Islands. In the March, 1963 issue of QST, ARRL anno...
Sun, 12 Oct, 2014 at 10:32 PM
ITU HQ Geneva - World Telecommunication Day callsigns
The International Telegraph Union (ITU), later renamed as the International Telecommunication Union, was founded on 1865-05-17. The ITU became a United Nati...
Fri, 6 Nov, 2015 at 9:26 AM
IW0 Prefix - Italy or Sardinia?
Some logging programs seem to map all IW0 callsigns to Sardinia, which is incorrect. The IW0 prefix is allocated as follows: Callsigns in the ran...
Fri, 11 Apr, 2014 at 8:00 AM
JX - Jan Mayen
Jan Mayen, named after Dutch sea captain Jan Jacobsz May who visited the island in 1614, , is a volcanic island located in the Arctic Ocean at 70°59′N ...
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019 at 7:58 AM
Liechtenstein callsigns from 1945
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ This article traces the history of Liechtenstein callsigns from 1945 to date. The data presented below is derived from a stu...
Wed, 2 Jul, 2014 at 10:15 AM
Market Reef - Swedish part & Finnish part
Market Reef, a small uninhabited island in the Baltic Sea, between Finland and Sweden, IOTA reference EU-053, is an interesting island from a DXCC perspecti...
Wed, 17 Oct, 2018 at 12:52 PM
OH stations appending /S or /SA
OH-stations using suffix /S or /SA indicate stations using old military equipment during special commemorative events, usually 4th June or 6th December each...
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015 at 8:06 AM
Portuguese (Portugal, Madeira and Azores) callsign history
2009 changes In 2009, Anacom, the Portuguese local regulatory agency for the amateur radio service, published new legislation. The new legislation chang...
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017 at 9:35 AM
Spain, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Ceuta & Melilla - portable operation from 2013-07-12
Ramon, EA3JI, advises Club Log that the addition of "/" and a regional locator for Spanish stations working away from their main station address b...
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014 at 6:50 AM
UK licensing immediately post-WWII
After WWII, UK amateurs had to apply for a new licence before being permitted to transmit again. The first of the new licences was not issued until January ...
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019 at 12:16 PM