Oceania/Pacific

VK9W - Willis Island
Willis Island was established as a meteorological station in the early 1920s, primarily to give early warning of cyclones approaching the Queensland coast...
Tue, 29 Nov, 2022 at 3:17 PM
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:...
Thu, 3 Dec, 2020 at 3:26 PM
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 Diego D...
Sat, 4 Sep, 2021 at 6:52 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 both c...
Tue, 13 Sep, 2022 at 10:24 AM
VR1-VR3-VR7 calls for the period 1947- circa 1977
Below is a list of VR1, VR3 and VR7 calls for the period 1947 until 1977 or so, VR prefixes were superceded by T3 prefixes in early October 1979. List court...
Fri, 22 Oct, 2021 at 12:07 PM
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://iota-world.org/component/iota_groups/group/772.html  Until Decemb...
Sat, 20 Jun, 2020 at 12:19 PM
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 ...
Fri, 29 Jul, 2022 at 8:30 AM
ZL9 - New Zealand Subantarctic Islands
New Zealand Subantarctic Islands, originally known as Auckland and Campbell Islands, has been on the DXCC list since 1945. QSOs count for New Zealand Subant...
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015 at 5:19 PM
3D2/c - Conway Reef
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ The DX Century Club Awards article in the February 1990 issue of QST announced: "Conway and Banaba - New DXCC Cou...
Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 at 8:53 AM
3D2/r - Rotuma Island
Rotuma Island is a dependency of Fiji that was formally added to the DXCC list as a separate entity in May 1989.  However, the ARRL DXCC desk advises tha...
Sat, 22 Mar, 2014 at 8:36 AM