TX7W – Raivavae, Austral Islands DXpedition

April 2024

OPs: Jeff Martin – K5WE, Craig Boyer – W5CCP


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The DXpedition

Jeff – K5WE, and Craig – W5CCP will be active as TX7W from the settlement of Anatonu on the north shore of Raivavae, Austral Islands beginning 16 April through 30 April, 2024. They will operate all bands 160 through 10 meters using the CW, FT8, FT4, SSB, and RTTY modes. The Grid Square is BG66ed, IOTA # is OC-114, CQ Zone is 32, and the ITU Zone is 63. Depending upon a reliable internet connection, logs will be uploaded to Clublog daily and Clublog Livestream will be active. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW upon returning home. Periodic updates will occur on this webpage. Currently, the Austral Islands entity is number 59 world-wide and number 53 in Europe on the Clublog most wanted list…

News & Updates

14Feb2014 – Our thanks to Mark – K5YAC and the Tennadyne and Cubex Quads antenna companies for a financial contribution in support of the TX7W – Austral Islands DXpedition. We appreciate it!

13Feb2014 – Our thanks to DX Engineering for a donation of antenna hardware and accessories. We appreciate your support of the TX7W – Austral Islands DXpedition.

10Feb2024 – The developer of the VOACAP Propagation Prediction software, Jari, OH6BG, has created a dedicated propagation site for TX7W and listed us on the VOACAP DX Charts. If you click on the button, the link will open. Enter your 6 digit grid square, it will display several propagation charts based upon your location to TX7W. Very nice! Tnx Jariā€¦

9Feb2024 – Website online. TX7W – Austral Islands DXpedition announced.