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FR/T, FT#T Tromelin Island
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ The entity of Tromelin Island was added to the DXCC list in 1956, for QSOs on and after 1945-11-15. The March, 1956 issue of QST re...
Tue, 12 Mar, 2019 at 2:55 PM
OQ0 OQ5 9U5 - Ruanda-Urundi
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ The kingdoms of Rwanda and Burundi, previously part of German East Africa, were conquered by forces from the Belgian Congo in WW I....
Mon, 20 May, 2019 at 3:16 PM
S0 - Western Sahara, EA9 - Rio de Oro/Spanish Sahara and associated territories
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ Western Sahara Western Sahara is the modern name for the ex-Spanish colony of Spanish Sahara, and came in to being when Spain reli...
Fri, 14 Aug, 2020 at 10:02 AM
Sudan, Southern Sudan & The Republic of South Sudan
Until 1972, Sudan was a single DXCC entity. However, the Sudanese government were no longer in control of the Southern Sudan area, following the ...
Wed, 1 Oct, 2014 at 4:42 PM
TAAF - Les îles Eparses
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ Les îles Eparses, or "Scattered Islands", comprise the islands of  Bassas da India, Europa, Juan de Nova and Glorieus...
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016 at 10:11 AM
United Nations Emergency Force II (UNEF II) in Egypt
Following the Yom Kippur War in October, 1973, the second United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF II) was established by the UN General Assembly in accordance ...
Tue, 30 May, 2017 at 12:05 PM
VQ8 prefix
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ The VQ8 prefix was used until 1970. Licences were issued by the British Administration in Mauritius.  Although Mauritius gaine...
Sun, 17 Aug, 2014 at 9:09 AM
8O - special prefix for Botswana
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ The ITU allocated prefix block 8OA-8OZ to Botswana (formerly Bechuanaland), in 1968. The first known use of the 8O pref...
Thu, 16 Oct, 2014 at 7:30 AM
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Wed, 25 Mar, 2020 at 10:02 AM
ZS8 Prince Edward and Marion Islands
The DXCC entity of Prince Edward and Marion  Islands, which are known geographically as Prince Edward Islands, was added to the ARRL countries list in 1948....
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 7:12 AM