For the serious IOTA DX adventurist, it’s hard to find a better ham friendly accommodation than Pei DX Lodge on Prince Edward Island; just off New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

The smallest province in Canada, this incredible IOTA hotspot, which carries the IOTA Reference NA-029, is famous for red sand beaches, red soil, potatoes, and the irrepressible Anne of Green Gables.

Of course, with the Atlantic Ocean at its doorstep, Prince Edward Island is also conducive to world class DX on any one of the world’s bands.

The Pei DX Lodge is a custom designed shack featuring state of the art transceivers/ amplifiers, etc. and the ultimate in antennas on every band.

Whether your interests are Contesting, DXing, CW, SSB, RTTY, or just playing radio on holidays from an IOTA location with an exotic prefix, a visit to the Pei DX Lodge will satisfy your hamming desires.

The ham radio shack at the 3000 square foot Pei DX Lodge features some amazing amenities such as a 4 fully furnished rooms with single and double beds, a kitchen, laundry with a washer and a dryer, work bench room, and a lounge-room with satellite TV.

There’s also free internet.

For the professional DXer though, the best features are the first-class radio gear — Elecraft K3, ICOM 7800, and ICOM IC-756 PRO III transceivers and antennas for every band spread out across five towers at 30 feet, 84 feet, 140 feet, 145 feet and 150 feet.

There’s even a 14.5 KW auto-sensing auto-starting diesel generator for backup power in case the local power supplier goes on the blink.

DXpedition Downtime

With the Rodd Mill River Resort, an 18 hole golf course and water park less than 5 minutes’ walk from the property, the entire family can enjoy the island DX stay.

Rental Rates

  • First Operator $US 1,000
  • Second Operator $US 500
  • Each Additional Operator $US 250
  • Additional Days $US 125 per operator, if no guests are booked for the next rental period.


  • Shack Name: Pei Lodge
  • Owner: Ken Widelitz, K6LA / VY2TT
  • Address:  Lot 5, PE C0B 1E0, Canada
    Website URL: http://peidxlodge.com/
  • Phone Number: 902-859-2295