Beaches On The Air is a global award scheme for radio amateurs that encourages portable operation from beaches. There are various rolls of honour and awards for activators and chasers.

[Beaches On The Air Announcement] Website access - response from hosting provider

EC1CW has sent you a group email from Beaches On The Air. For those who cannot access, the hosting provider says that the IPs I have reported are not blocked (in my case, two os my computers that did not work yesterday are working now) and suggests you flush your DNS cache.

[Beaches On The Air Announcement] Website access

EC1CW has sent you a group email from Beaches On The Air. Dear friends, The website is up now but some of you have reported that they still have problems to access it from some computers. If so, please send me your IP address (you can find it out by visiting so that I can report the issue to the hosting provider, in case your IP has been blocked for some reason. 73 de Diego EC1CW

We have added beaches for the Australian regions of western Australia and New South Wales ( We are looking forward to the activations of our colleagues from that country.

Romania joins Beaches On The Air with a new list of beaches. There are a total of 38 beaches in two regions. We are all looking forward to the participation of our Romanian colleagues.

We have added the beaches in Martinique, Reunion, Mayotte, Guadaloupe and French Guiana. We have als added lists of beaches in Azores and Madeira. Finally, we have also added more than 900 beach references in Chile.

We have just added 2600 new beach references in four DXCC entities: Spain, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, and Ceuta and Melilla. This way, Spain becomes the second largest country in number of references, after the United States.

We have just added a list of beaches for the Republic of Macedonia ( Thanks to Z35M and his team for the hard work. We are looking forward to their activations!