14DA/62-046R, Hennuin Island, June 2017


Please see below the second of a series of dx adventures undertaken by experienced DXpedition team Phil, Chris and Eric for the 2017 Islands Festival (IF).

Hennuin Island is an IWI located within the Canal de Calais, in Hennuin city, a photogenic French waterway which connects the Aa River near Ruminghem to the Strait of Dover at Calais.

According to the Islands Base Online (IOB) database, less than 20 Island Hunters claim to have worked it in the past 20 years!


  • QRZ: 14DA/62-046R
  • Type of Activity: Inland Water Islands (IWI)
  • Name of Island: Hennuin Island
  • Type of Island: River (R)
  • Latitude: 50° 53′ 12” N
  • Longitude: 2° 07′ 16” E
  • Locator: JO10BV
  • Date: June 3, 2017
  • DXpedition Team: 14DA021 Eric, 14DA024 Chris & 14DA028 Phil
  • QSL Manager: 14DA028 Phil
  • Link/s: https://phil11m.jimdo.com/activations/2017/island-festival/, https://phil11m.jimdo.com/activations/2017/island-festival/