9 September 2017 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
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**** DX INFORMATION ****
Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW
7X - Rodrigo, EA7JX will be active as 7U1X from Djelfa, Algeria on 18-25
September, including a SOAB entry in the CQ WW RTTY Contest. He
will operate SSB, CW and RTTY on the HF bands and 6 metres. QSL via
Club Log's OQRS, or via home call (direct or bureau). See
http://www.7u1x.com/ for more information.
8P - Look for 8P9KZ (CW and SSB), 8P9RN (CW and SSB) and 8P9SL (RTTY,
PSK and JT65, plus some CW and SSB) to be active from Barbados
(NA-021) on 17-25 October. They will be QRV on 80-10 metres. QSL
via Club Log's OQRS or via home calls: 8P9KZ via W2KKZ, 8P9RN via
WB2YQH, 8P9SL via WF2S (also via LoTW). [TNX WB2YQH]
9U - The 9U4M team has added FT8 to their operating modes. A very large
team will be active from Burundi with five stations on 6-17
November [425DXN 1360]. The website for the DXpedition is on
http://www.mdxc.org/9u4m/. [TNX Mediterraneo DX Club]
CN - Tev, TA1HZ (CN2HZ) and Golkem, TA7AZC (CN2ZC) have been active from
Ksar es Sghir, Morocco since 6 September, and will remain there
until the 13th. They will participate in the WAE DX SSB Contest
(9-10 September). QSL CN2HZ via LoTW or LZ3HI; QSL CN2ZC via LoTW
or TA7AZC. [TNX NG3K]
DL & EA- Club station DL0ESA will be active on 8-10 September to celebrate
the 50th anniversary of the European Space Agency-Operations Centre
(ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany. In addition, EG1ESA will be active
the Cebreros Satellite Tracking Station in Spain from 18 September
to 5 October. QSL for both callsigns preferably via LoTW and eQSL,
or via DL0ESA (direct or bureau). Information on the ESA Radio
Award can be found at https://sites.google.com/site/esahamradio/.
[TNX DX Coffee]
F - Fabien, F4GYM will be active as F4GYM/p from Sein Island (EU-068)
on 5-8 October. He will operate SSB, PSK, RTTY and some CW on 80-10
metres. QSL via Club Log's OQRS, or via F4GYM (direct or bureau).
GM - The "59 Degrees North Amateur Radio Group" (MM0ORK) will be active
as GB5TAM from the H.M.S. Tern Naval Air Station Museum at Twatt,
Orkney Islands (EU-009) on 16-17 September. QSL direct to MM5DWW.
HC - Grecia, YV1YL and Julio, YV1KK are active "sporadically" as
YV1YL/HC1 and YV1KK/HC1 from Quito, Ecuador until December. QSLs
via Club Log's OQRS, LoTW or via OH0XX (direct or bureau).
I - Aurelio, IZ8EGM and Pasquale, IK0JAY Pasquale will be active as
IB0C from the islands of Ventotene and Santo Stefano (both count
for IOTA group EU-045) on 22-24 September. QSL via Club Log's OQRS
(direct or bureau) or via IZ8EGM (direct).
JA - Look for JA4GXS/6 to be active from Kami Koshiki (AS-037) on 24-25
September. He will operate CW and SSB on 40, 30, 20 and 17 metres
QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
JD1_oga- Take, JA1UII will be active again as JD1BON from Chichijima (AS-
031), Ogasawara on 21-30 September, including an entry in the CQ WW
DX RTTY Contest. All QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the
bureau and LoTW; direct cards go to JA1UII.
JW - Jozef, OM6TC will be active as JW/OM6TC from Longyearbyen (EU-026),
Svalbard on 15-20 September. He will operate CW and SSB on the HF
bands. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX DX World]
KH9 - Terry, K7ASU is active in spare time as K7ASU/KH9 from Wake Island
(OC-053) until 17 September. He runs 50 watts into a vertical and
operates QRS CW on 40 and 20 metres, but "operating is not a
priority". QSL direct to home call, and hopefully via LoTW. [TNX
The Daily DX]
OH0 - Wolfgang DK2DO, Rainer DL1ZBO and Peter DL5FF will be active again
as OH0JWL from the Aland Islands (EU-002) on 19-25 September. They
will operate CW on 80-10 metres, and will also participate in the
CQ WW DX RTTY Contest. QSL via DK2DO (CW) or DL5FF (RTTY), bureau
ON - Special event station OP36CLM will be active between 16 October and
15 November. The suffix stands for Canadian Liberation March, the
annual event that celebrates the liberation of the Belgian town of
Knokke on 1 November 1944. QSL via ON3AIM, direct or bureau. More
information on the activity and the relevant award can be found on
https://www.qrz.com/db/op36clm. [TNX ON4RO]
OZ - Look for Tom, DL4VM to be active as OZ/DL4VM from Vendsyssel-Thy
(EU-171) from 15 September to 7 October. He will be QRV on 40 and
20 metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
OZ - Look for OZ/DH8WW, OZ/DJ2AS, OZ/DL1AQU, OZ/DL2AMT, OZ/DL3ARK,
OZ/DL4AMK and OZ/DL5ASE to be active from Fano Island (EU-125) on
23-30 September. [TNX DX Newsletter]
PY0F - Leo, PP1CZ will be active again as PY0F/PP1CZ from Fernando de
Noronha (SA-003) on 22-27 September. He will operate mainly CW with
some SSB and digital modes (RTTY, JT65, FT8) on 80-10 metres, plus
160m if conditions allow. QSL via Club Log's OQRS or direct only to
PP1CZ. [TNX The Daily DX]
PJ4 - Ant, MW0JZE will be active as PJ4/MW0JZE from Bonaire (SA-006) on
15-30 September. He will operate SSB, RTTY and FT8, and will
participate in the CQ WW DX RTTY Contest. QSL via M0OXO's OQRS.
SM - Stefan, DF8HS will be active as SM7/DF8HS from Oland Island
(EU-037) on 16-30 September. QSL via home call, bureau preferred.
V2 - Bud, AA3B will be active again as V26K from Antigua (NA-100) on 14-
19 September. He will operate CW, and maybe RTTY and FT8. QSL via
Club Log's OQRS and LoTW, or via AA3B (direct or bureau). [TNX The
VP8_ssh- Sebastian, SQ1SGB is active until 23 October as HF0ARC, the new
callsign for the Polish Antarctic Station "Henryk Arctowski" on
King George Island, South Shetlands (AN-010). QSL for this activity
via SQ1SGB (direct).
W - Wey, K8EAB has been active as K4G from St. George Island (NA-085)
since 6 September, and will remain there until the 11th (but
"duration of operation very unsure due to the approach of hurricane
Irma"). QSL via Club Log for electronic IOTA credit, or direct to
W - Commemorating the 16th anniversary of 9/11, WA2NYC will be active
on 8-12 September on or around 28450, 21350, 14265 and 7220 kHz.
QSL direct or via LoTW.
W - Steve, KJ4KKI will be active from Dauphin Island (NA-213) on 2-5
October. He is likely to be QRV on 20 and 40 metres. QSL via home
call and LoTW. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
Z2 - David, G4NRT will be active as Z21NRT from Zimbabwe between 9 and
29 September. He will operate SSB, CW and digital modes (PSK,
JT65/9 and FT8) on 80-6 metres. QSL via G4NRT (direct) and LoTW.
[TNX The Daily DX]
SCOTTISH ISLANDS TOUR ---> G4LTH has plans to be active as GM4LTH/p from
Hirta (EU-059) on 15-16 September and Rona (EU-010) on 17-18 September, with
side trips to the Flannan Isles (EU-118) on 16 September, Sula Sgeir
(EU-010) o n 17 September and the Shiant Islands (EU-112) on 18 September.
All activations are "very weather dependant". QSL direct to G4LTH. [TNX
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**** GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW
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7Y94I ---> The 1-10 September DXpedition to Rachgoun Island (AF-094) [425DXN
1373] has been postponed "due to an authorization delay request being filled
by the Algerian Coast Guard". The new dates will be announced as soon as
known. [TNX The Daily DX]
IOTA NEWS ---> "In preparation to moving IOTA to its new website", G3KMA
announced on 4 September, "we have with immediate effect instituted a stop
on the submission of all applications to checkpoints from users. We expect
to launch the new website in the next two weeks. We regret the inconvenience
but that is the earliest that service can resume".
QSL GALLERY ---> The large collection of QSL cards on Les Nouvelles DX's
website has been updated. Seventeen different galleries include 14,993 cards
for the ten Most Wanted DXCC Entities (2004-16), the 62 deleted DXCC
Entities, obsolete prefixes, stations from Maghreb from 1945 to 1962,
Allied Forces stations in Germany (1945-70), special stations commemorating
ITU and IARU, stations using the United Nations prefix (4U), Antarctic bases
and TAAF (Terres Australes and Antarctiques Francaises), the various French
DXCC island Entities in the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean and the Americas
(from 1945 to 1970), pre-1945 countries, French Departments and CONUS, plus
a gallery for cards not accepted by DXCC. Your participation is encouraged:
http://www.lesnouvellesdx.fr/galerieqsl.php. [TNX F6AJA].
T6/IZ1CCK ---> Salvatore Bonomolo, IZ1BWB reports that his T6/IZ1CCK
operation from Afghanistan has been approved for DXCC credit. Currently
located in Herat with NATO's Resolute Support Mission TAAC West, Salvatore
is the trustee of IZ1CCK, the callsign issued to the Alpine Brigade
QSLs received direct or through managers: 3D2AG/p (OC-060), 4JF1EU, 5U5R,
7X4AN, A35JP/p, B7CRA (AS-143), BA7IO (AS-129), C21BN, CN3A, DU2/JA1PBV
(OC-092), DU6/JA1PBV (OC-125), DZ4C (OC-202), E44WE, E51LYC (OC-098), EW6DX,
FH/DJ9RR, FT3YL (AN-017), GM2T (EU-008), HD2RRC (SA-034), HD2RRC/4 (SA-033),
HG2DX, HH2AA, HH8/N3BNA, IS0/OM8A, JI3DST/1 (AS-008), JY9FC, KH0/KW2X,
KH7XS, LU4CJM/Z (AN-010), OJ0JR, OY/DL3UB, S79NH, TE8DX (NA-116), TM5FL
(EU-095), TM7U (EU-094), V6J (OC-226), VU7KP, WH7W, YI0MTU, YV5IUA.