Spratly Islands DXpedition cancelled

    Next year's planned DX0DX expedition to the Spratly Islands has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled, according to organizer Chriss Dimitrijevic, VK3FY. The "ARRL Letter" reports that no explanation was given in the website announcement, but the trip had already been delayed twice from its originally planned date in January 2011. However, the "Letter" reports that a different group of hams, from Malaysia, is planning to active one of tha Spratly islands (Pulau Layang-layang) next year.

     The islands, in the South China Sea, are claimed by multiple countries and some previous DXpedition attempts have been met with military gunfire.

Ham Radio News
CQ November 2011
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