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Ascension Island (ZD8): 2013

From Monday 2nd – Friday 6th December 2013, G3VFC, G3ZAY, M0BLF, M0VFC and M1BXF will be operating as ZD8UW from Green Mountain, Ascension Island.

We’ll be active on 40m-10m, mainly SSB and CW. (Being equatorial, there’s little point in taking the extra weight for 80m, I’m afraid.) There may...

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Faroe Islands (OY): 2013

Five CUWS members (Martin G3ZAY, Michael M0GXM, Greg MD0IGD, William M0ZXA and Gavin M1BXF) went to the Faroe Islands from the 17th to 24th June 2013.

We stayed in three youth hostels – for the first four nights we were in the Faroese capital Torshavn, then one night in Gjov...

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Miquelon Island (FP): 2011

In September 2011, 6 CUWS members (G3ZAY, G4EAG, M0BLF, M0VFC, M0TOC and M1BXF) went to Miquelon Island. Miquelon is the largest island in St Pierre et Miquelon, which is a French-owned territory just off the coast of Newfoundland.

We stayed in the Motel de Miquelon, a very ham-friendly establishment right...

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Switzerland (HB9): 1972

Here is an extract from a 1972 issue of Short Wave Magazine containing an article by R Wainwright G3YMH on the Easter 1963 G6UW trip to Switzerland. CUWS Expedition to Switzerland.



Isle of Man (GD): 1963

Here is an extract from a 1963 issue of Short Wave Magazine containing an article by M C W Sandford G3PIT on the March 1963 G6UW trip to the Isle of Man. On the Isle of Man again: Story of GB3CUW / GD6UW, March, 1963.



Isle of Man (GD): 1967

Here is an extract from a 1967 issue of Short Wave Magazine containing an article by J A Lush G3TGY on a recent G6UW trip to the Isle of Man. GD6UW on the Isle of Man: Another Successful DX-pedition.



Ascension Island (ZD8): 2009

Six CUWS members (Martin G3ZAY, Michael G7VJR, Tom M0TJH, Gordon G3USR, Simon G4EAG and Hugo M0HSW) were on the air as ZD8UW from Ascension Island (AF-003) between 1 January and 9 January 2009. We were active on all HF bands, both SSB and CW.

We were...

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Isle Of Man (GD): 1966

Here is an extract from the June 1966 issue of Short Wave Magazine containing an article by J A Lush G3TGY on a recent G6UW trip to the Isle of Man. GD6UW, Isle of Man: Another Vacation Saga.



Les Minquiers (GH): 2007

2007 is our 75th year on the air, and has been particularly busy, with IOTA trips to St Kilda, and most recently to Les Minquiers (The Minkies) in the Channel Islands, near Jersey.

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Outer Hebrides (GM): 2006

The end of August saw the annual trip up to the Hebrides by CUWS. Tim, M0TDG; Tom, M0TJH; and Martin, G3ZAY, left on the Saturday afternoon to head up the A1 with the intention of activating the Monach Isles group (EU-111) as well as the main Outer Hebrides group...

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