Last weekend JA1BK, Kan Mizoguchi, released a press
release about his upcoming DXpedition to Swains Island
(OC-2ØØ), American Samoa, which included some
rather "pointed" criticism of the ARRL, IARU, DXCC and
ARRL CEO K1ZZ, Dave Sumner, and their handling of
the matter of Swains' DXCC entity status. K1ZZ, Dave,
released a “White Paper on American Samoa", which
can be found at http://www.dailydx.com/kh8.htm.
group quickly fired off another release. You can see
both of his releases on the KH8SI Web site at
The bottom line is that,
according to the ARRL, an operation from Swains Island
(OC-2ØØ) will just count for American Samoa and will
not be a new one.