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
KH8/S Swains Island
k8ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD031 (2006) included the following item: "In June, the ARRL DXCC Desk announced the addition of a Paragraph (c) under Section...
Tue, 2 Jun, 2020 at 11:45 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...
Sat, 24 Apr, 2021 at 9:55 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
T30 - Western Kiribati
The DXCC entity of Gilbert & Ellice Islands and Ocean Islands, VR1 is listed in the ARRL countries list published in February 1947.  In 1979, the Repub...
Mon, 12 Sep, 2022 at 4:39 PM
T31 - Central Kiribati
The DXCC entity of British Phoenix Islands, VR1 is listed in the ARRL countries list published in February 1947.  In 1979, the Republic of  Kiribati was cr...
Sat, 9 Oct, 2021 at 9:05 AM
T33 - Banaba
The DXCC entity of Banaba Island was added to the DXCC Countries List in 1989. The ARRL Letter 1989-12-18 carries the following announcement:: "By...
Mon, 21 Nov, 2022 at 10:18 AM
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...
Wed, 19 Aug, 2020 at 3:41 PM
VK9M - Mellish Reef
The DXCC entity of Mellsh Reef was added to the DXCC Countries list in 1972. QST October 1972 announces: "Announcement is hereby made of the addition...
Fri, 12 Nov, 2021 at 9:31 AM