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425DXN #1119

Posted on October 14, 2012 in DXing by iz7auh

13 October 2012 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
No 1119
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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW
5R - Once again Eric, F6ICX will be active as 5R8IC from Sainte-Marie
Island (AF-090) from 10 November to 9 December. He will operate
mainly CW, with some RTTY, PSK63 and SSB, on 40-10 metres. QSL via
home call, direct or bureau.
9J - Gert, ZS6AYU will be active as 9J2GF from Zambia on 19-22 October.
He will be QRV on 40-10 metres CW. QSL via home call, direct or
9M - Mirek, VK6DXI will be active as 9M8DX from Kuching, East Malaysia
on until 15 October. Main activity will be during the Oceania DX
Contest (CW); outside the contest he will operate SSB and on 30,
17 and 12 metres. From 15 October to 3 November he will be active
in his spare time as 9M8DX/2 from Kuala Lumpur, West Malaysia. QSL
via SP5UAF.
9U - An international team from Belgium, the Netherlands and Scotland
will be active from Burundi (requested call 9U4U) during the
second half of February 2013. They plan to have ten operators and
four stations. Further information will follow in due course. A
website is under construction. [TNX ON4ATW]
CN - CN8VO, CN2OS (PD0JOS) and CN2LO (ON4LO) are active on 80-10 metres
SSB as 5D7AT from Agadir, Morocco until 21 October. QSL via ON4LO,
direct or bureau.
CT9 - DL1EK, DH4JQ, DF4UM, DJ5KW and DK8VC will be active as CT9/
homecall from Madeira (AF-014) from 21 October to 2 November. QSL
via home calls. They will participate in the CQWW DX SSB Contest
as CR3L (QSL via DJ6QT). [TNX NG3K]
E5_sc - Frank, HB9BXU and other operators from Switzerland will be active
holiday style as E51C, E51ABS, E51BZD and E51CHX from Aitutaki
(OC-083), South Cook Islands on 12-30 November. Look for them
between 19 and 12 UTC on SSB (3799, 7070, 14190, 18145, 21290,
24950 and 28490 kHz), CW (3505, 7020, 10104, 14024, 18080, 21024,
24894 and 28024 kHz) and PSK31 (3580, 7035, 10139, 14070, 18100,
21070, 24920 and 28120 kHz). QSL via HB9BXU. [TNX HB9BXU]
EA6 - Once again Adrian, AA5UK will be active as EA6/AA5UK from Ibiza,
Balearic Islands (EU-004) on 20-31 October, including an entry in
the CQ WW DX SSB Contest. He will operate holiday style on 80-10
metres SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via home call, direct or bureau,
plus LoTW and eQSL. [TNX The Daily DX]
EA8 - Look for Mike, EA8/DL3FCG to be active from Tenerife, Canary
Islands (AF-004) on 15-28 October. He will operate CW, SSB, RTTY.
PSK and JT65 on 80-10 metres, and will take part in the WAG and
CQWW SSB Contests. QSL via home call. [TNX DX Newsletter]
EA9 - Mek, SP7VC will be active as EA9/SP7VC from Ceuta on 22-28
October. He will operate holiday style on 160-10 metres SSB,
including an entry in the CQWW SSB Contest. QSL via home call and
FO - TX5EG is the special callsign issued to Didier F6BCW, who is
visiting French Polynesia until 8 November [425DXN 1111]. He will
be active from various islands in IOTA group OC-067: from Huahine
until 15 October, followed by Raiatea (15-19 October), Tahaa
(19-22 October), Maupiti (22-26 October)and again Huahine (27
October-8 November). He operates CW only with 100 watts and
dipoles. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.
FY - Rich, N6KT will be active as TO2A from French Guiana on 20-30
October, including participation in the CQWW SSB Contest. QSL via
KU9C. [TNX DX World]
GU - Members of the Guernsey Amateur Radio Society and Guernsey RAYNET
group will set up a station to take part in the 55th Jamboree On
The Air (JOTA) on 20-21 October. Look for GB2JTA to be active from
Guernsey (EU-114) on the HF and VHF bands as conditions permit.
QSL via bureau or direct to the address on qrz.com
HL - The Korean Contest Club will be active as D9K from Pigum Island
(AS-060) on 26-29 October, CQWW DX SSB Contest included. QSL via
J7 - Volker, DL8WEM will be active as J79WE from Dominica (NA-101) from
14 October to 7 November. He plans to operate mainly CW on 30, 17
and 12 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
KH0 - Kit JA1NVF, Kowata JF7ELG, Miho JJ2VLY and Yutaka JQ2GYU will be
active from Tinian Island (OC-086) on 18-22 October. They will be
QRV on 80-6 metres CW, SSB and some RTTY/PSK. They will operate as
NH0J (QSL via JJ2VLY) and/or their individual callsigns: AH0J (QSL
via JA1NVF), WA2O/KH0 (QSL via JF7ELG), WS2M/KH0 (QSL via JJ2VLY)
and WS2Y/KH0 (QSL via JQ2GYU). [TNX DX World]
OJ0 - Weather permitting, SM0CXU, SM0BYD and SM0W expect to be active as
OJ0R from Market Reef (EU-053) until 16 October, including
participation in this weekend's Scandinavian Activity Contest
ON - Special event station ON44CLM will be active from 16 October to 15
November in remembrance of the November 1944 liberation of Knokke
by Canadian Armed forces. QSL via ON3AIM.
PJ4 - N0VD (www.n0vd.com), W4PA and possibly others will be active as
PJ4D from Bonaire (SA-006) from 18 November to 1 December. They
expect to be active on all bands SSB and CW, with some RTTY if
time permits, and to participate in the CQWW CW Contest "in one
form or another". QSL via W3HNK. [TNX N0VD]
PJ7 - Kazu, 7L4XDT (PJ7XK) and Masa, JN3NFQ (PJ7I) will be active from
Sint Maarten (NA-105) on 18-24 November. They will have two
stations and be active on the HF bands and 6 metres CW, SSB and
digital modes. QSL PJ7XK via 7L4XDT, QSL PJ7I via JG2BRI.
Logsearch will be provided by Club Log.
PY - Special event station ZV7O will be active on 18-19 November during
Fliporto 2012, the International Literary Festival of Pernambuco.
QSL via PY7JN. Further information on qrz.com. [TNX PY7ZZ]
S7 - Luca I5IHE will be active as S79LC from Praslin Island (AF-024),
Seychelles from 20 October to 5 November. From 21 October to the
31st he will be joined by Simone, IK5RUN (S79UN) and Danio, I5OYY
(S79YY). Look for activity on 40-10 metres SSB, CW and RTTY. They
might also give 160 and 80 metres a try. QSL via home calls
(direct) and LoTW "within 6 months".
SM - SA3BPG, SA3BRX, SM3CER, SM3EAE, SM3UQO and SM5SIC will be active
from SI9AM (the King Chulalongkorn Memorial Amateur Radio Society,
www.si9am.se) in Ragunda on 13-14 October, including an entry in
the Scandinavian Activity Contest (SAC) SSB. Outside the contest
they will be on 160-10 metres CW and SSB. QSL via SM3CVM, direct
or via bureau.
T30 - Announced frequencies for the 16-25 October T30PY expedition to
Tarawa, Western Kiribati [425DXN 1094] are:
CW 28024 24894 21024 18084 14024 10124 7024 3524 1831.5
SSB 28495 24945 21295 18145 14195 - 7085 3795 -
RTTY 28080 24920 21080 18102 14080 - 7038 3580 -
Also, look for T30SIX to be used on 50110 kHz for "propagation
checking calls"; they will move to 50120 kHz SSB and 50102 kHz CW
"as soon as activity peeks up". EME frequency will be 50198 kHz
WSJT-JT65A. Ten operators (PT2OP, PY2DM, PY2PT, PY2WAS, PY2XB,
PY3MM, PY4BZ, PY5HSD, PY7XC and PY7ZY) will be active with four
stations from two different sites. QSL via PY2PT. Detailed QSLling
policy can be found at http://www.mdxc.org/t30py/
UA - Vladimir, UA0LCZ will be active as UA0LCZ/p from Popov Island
(AS-066) until 15 October. Look for him on or around 3507, 7007,
10107, 14017, 18077, 21017, 24897 and 28017 kHz. He will
participate in the Oceania DX Contest (CW). QSL via home call.
[TNX qrz.ru]
V3 - Rich, N0HJZ will be active as V31MW from Belize on 21-30 October,
including an entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. Outside the contest
he will concentrate on 30, 17 and 12 metres and CW. QSL via N0HJZ.
VE - Noel, VE2BR and Gregg, VE3ZZ will participate in the CQWW DX SSB
Contest as VC2B (Multi-Single) from Mercier, Quebec (Zone 5). QSL
via VE2BR, direct or bureau. [TNX VE3ZZ]
VP5 - Frank WA2VYA, Tony K4QE and Jack N2VW will be active from
Providenciales (NA-002), Turks & Caicos Islands on 23-30 October.
They will participate in the CQWW DX SSB Contest as VP5T (QSL via
N2VW and LoTW); before and after the contest they will operate CW
and 30, 17 and 12 metres. [TNX NG3K]
VQ9 - For the sixth year in a row Jim, VQ9JC (ND9M) will use a special
prefix from Diego Garcia (AF-006), and will be active as VQ92JC
from 20 October through 4 November. After that he will return to
the US. Look for him to be QRV in the 1200-1600 UTC time frame. He
is still operating Field Day style from recreational park [425DXN
1110], with 100 watts to a dipole. Also expect some activity
during the CQWW SSB Contest. QSL via ND9M. [TNX VQ9JC]
Z2 - Gert, ZS6AYU will be active as Z21GF from Zimbabwe on 22-25
October. He will be QRV on 40-10 metres CW. QSL via home call,
direct or bureau.
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**** GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW
425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The September 2012 issue is now available for
download at www.425dxn.org/monthly/index.html. [TNX IZ3EBA]
AZORES NINE ISLANDS HUNT ---> The lottery draw for two free travel packages
to the Azores will take place at DARC Headquarters in Kassel, Germany at
1100 UTC on 15 October. The winners will be announced immediately hereafter
at www.visitazores.com\a9ihunt
JOTA ---> The Jamboree on the Air is an annual event in which half a
million Scouts and Guides all over the world make contact with each other
by means of amateur radio. The 55th edition will take place on 20-21
October. Specific "contest-free frequencies" for 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10
metres have been agreed with the organizers of the concurrent WAG Contest
in order to avoid interference between the two events. Check
W/VE ISLANDS ---> The W/VE Islands QSO Party will take place from 16 UTC on
20 October through 23.59 UTC on the 21st. Complete information can be found
at www.usislands.org/contest_rules.html
QSLs received direct or through managers: 3D2AG/p, 4S7QHG, 4S7UJG, 5B4AIF,
5R8UI, 5T0JL, 8P6AZ, 9A205AN, 9A5AN, 9J2JA, 9M2/R6AF/p (AS-097)9M2CNC,
9M4SLL, 9M6XRO, A45XR, A71BU, BD7LMD, BY1WXD/5 (AS-138), C91LW, CO2OQ,
V84SHM, V85TL, VK9PN, VP2MDD, VU2GSM, XP2I, YW5B (SA-037).
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