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13 Jun 2015

A.R.I. Dx Bulletin
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4W     - James, 9V1YC and Wilbert, PE7T are active as  4W/N1YC  and  4W/PE7T
        from Timor Leste until 16 June. They operate CW and  SSB  on  80-10
        metres. QSL 4W/N1YC  via  W5UE  and  LoTW;  QSL  4W/PE7T  via  PE7T
        (bureau) and LoTW. [TNX QRZ-DX]
C6     - Pete,  VE3IKV  will  be  active  as  C6AUX  from  Mayaguana  Island
        (NA-113, Grid FL32), Bahamas from  22  June  to  6  July.  He  will
        operate CW and SSB on 6 metres, possibly with some activity on  the
        HF bands. QSL via VE3IKV (direct). [TNX NG3K]
CE     - XR44COPA is a special callsign for the Chilean Pacific DX Group  to
        celebrate the 44th edition of the Copa America, the  main  football
        tournament for national teams in South America, that will  be  held
        in Chile from 11 June to 4 July. QSL via CE3TKV.
F      - Gil, F4FET and  Vincent,  F4BKV  will  be  active  as  F4FET/p  and
        F4BKV/p from Cordouan Island (EU-159)  on  13-14  June.  They  will
        operate SSB on 40, 20, 17 and 15 metres; activity will  be  limited
        to mornings only. QSL via home calls. [TNX DX World]
G      - On 21 June the Cray Valley Radio Society will be active as  GB150CM
        from the Crossness Pumping Station in London for the  International
        Museums Weekend. Details on QSL via G4DFI [TNX M0MCV]
HL     - The 6M6M team will be active again during the weekends  between  19
        June and 31 July. They will be QRV on  6  metres  only,  with  high
        power stations, from the Gyeonggi Province (HL2). QSL  via  HL2UVH.
        [TNX HL2UVH]
OJ0    - OJ0B is active from Market Reef until 15 June, with an emphasis  on
        2m EME and MS by OH6ZZ and OH8MSM. The rest of the  team  (OH2TA  &
        OH2GEK, to be replaced by OH2BH & OH6KZP on  Saturday)  takes  care
        of HF CW, SSB and RTTY. So far the focus has  been  largely  on  30
        metres as the propagation has not been favourable.  QSL  via  OH2BH
        (OQRS on Club Log). [TNX OH2BN]
PA     - Gordon, G3USR will be active as PA/G3USR/p from Schouwen  Duiveland
        (EU-146) on 14-16 June and from  Texel  Island  (EU-038)  on  18-21
        June. He will spend most of his operating time on  6  metres,  with
        some HF should 6m be closed. QSL via home call, direct  only.  [TNX]
PY     - PS8ACS, PS8IL, PS8QF, PT2GTI, PT7AA and PT7BI will be  active  from
        IOTA group SA-072 on 12-14 June. They will  be  QRV  as  ZY8P  from
        Ilha Grande do Paulinho (DIB MA-09), ZY8C from Ilha  do  Caju  (DIB
        MA-03) and ZY8IC from Ilha das Canarias (DIB MA-04).  QSL  for  all
        callsigns via PT2GTI, direct or bureau.
S7     - Jim 7K4QOK, Tack JE1CKA, Miho JJ2VLY  and  Yutaka  JQ2GYU  will  be
        active as S79HN from Praslin Insland (AF-024), Seychelles on  16-20
        July.  They  will  operate  CW,  RTTY  and  SSB  on  40-6   metres,
        ("Seychelles authority advises us to use  frequency  from  7050  to
        7100 kHz", so they will have to remain in  that  window  also  when
        operating CW or RTTY). QSL via JJ2VLY, direct or bureau, and  LoTW.
        If they can access the Internet while  on  the  island,  they  will
        upload their logs to Club Log and LoTW during the  operation.  [TNX
SP     - Special event station SN0MR is active until 31 July to  honour  the
        memory  of  Marian  Rejewski,  the   Polish    mathematician    and
        cryptologist who first broke  the  Enigma  cipher.  This  operation
        will be followed by a two-week event on 14-30 August (Rejewski  was
        born on 16 August 1905), with  activity  by  SN0CIPHER,  SN1ENIGMA,
        SN2ENIGMA, SN3ENIGMA and SN0LEAK. Information  on  a  very  special
        award programme can be found at
T8     - Ryosei, JH0IXE will be active again as T8CW  from  Koror  (OC-009),
        Palau on 11-22  June.  QSL  via  JA0FOX  (bureau  only)  or  JH0IXE
        (direct), LoTW and eQSL.
TF     - TF2SYL (from the Western Region) and TF3SYL  (from  Reykjavik)  are
        two special callsigns to be used during the Scandinavian  YL  Radio
        Amateurs (SYLRA) meeting to be held on 12-15 June. QSL via TF3VS.
VE     - Dick, VE1AI and Scott, VE1QD will be active as VE1AI/9 from  Miscou
        Island (NA-068) on 18-19 June. They will operate CW and SSB  mainly
        on 20 and 15 metres, with  two  stations  running  100  watts  into
        verticals. QSL via VE1AI, direct or bureau. [TNX SM3EVR]
VE     - Look for Frank, VE7DP/7 and Klaus, VE7KDU/7 to be active  from  the
        Estevan Islands (NA-181) for three days "some  time  between  18-30
        June" (actual date to be  decided  depending  on  sea  conditions).
        They will operate CW and SSB on 40-15 metres. [TNX DX World]
VK     - Tim, VK7NSE and Paul, VK2HV will be  active  again  as  VK7FG  from
        Flinders Island (OC-195) from 19 June "for around two weeks".  They
        are hopeful to be QRV on 160-10  metres,  and  "maybe  some  6m  if
        there is any propagation". QSL via M0OXO (please use  the  OQRS  at for direct and bureau cards). [TNX M0OXO]
W      - The following stations will  be  active  during  the  "13  Colonies
        Special Event", which will be held on  30  June-5  July:  K2A  (New
        York), K2B (Virginia), K2C (Rhode Island), K2D  (Connecticut),  K2E
        (Delaware), K2F (Maryland),  K2G  (Georgia),  K2H  (Massachusetts),
        K2I (New Jersey), K2J (North Carolina), K2K  (New  Hampshire),  K2L
        (South Carolina) and K2M  (Pennsylvania).  Further  information  on
        the event and the award programme at
YB     - Imam, YB4IR will be active as YB4IR/9 from Biak Island (OC-147)  on
        14-17 June and from Ram Island (OC-239)  on  18-22  June.  QSL  via
        home call, direct or bureau (see  for  the  links  to  Club
        Log's OQRS for direct cards). [TNX YB4IR]

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                        ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
                         Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                       Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

DXCC NEWS ---> The following operations have been approved for DXCC  credit:
9N7JX (Nepal, 2-11 December 2014),  9Q0HQ  (Democratic  Republic  of  Congo,
10-25 March 2015) and ZD9ZS (Tristan da Cunha, September-October 2014).

MMC ---> The 19th edition of the Marconi Memorial  Contest  HF  CW  will  be
held on 4-5 July (from 14 UTC to 14 UTC). Complete details can be  found  at [TNX IK6BAK]

QSL COLLECTION ---> More than 15,400 QSLs collected since 1980 can be  found
on the Ukrainian DX QSL Trophies' website at [TNX US7IID]

QSL 4U1ITU & 4U1UN ---> Bring your QSO data with you and get your QSLs   for
4U0ITU  (2015),  4U150ITU  (2015),  4U1UN  and  4UITU   at    the  Swiss  DX
Foundation's booth (A1-850) at  Hamradio  2015  (Friedrichshafen)  on  26-27
June. Additionally you can also get QSL cards  for  HB9SOLAR  and  HB9SPACE.

QSL VIA OM3JW --->  Steve,  OM3JW  will  be  at  the  Slovak  Amateur  Radio
Association's booth (A1-866) at Hamradio 2015 (Friedrichshafen) to give  out
the  QSL  cards  for  3W1M,  E4/OM2DX,  ST2DZ,   XV9DX,    YI/OM2DX,  YI1BGD
(2002-2003), YI1DZ, YI9X, Z80ID, Z81D. Send your QSOs  data  in  advance  to
om3jw[@] [TNX OM3JW]

VK0EK NEWSLETTER  --->  Heard  Island  Expedition  Newsletter  will  contain
breaking  news,  advance  notices,  inside  information  about    the  radio
operation, contacts, invitations to special events, and a variety  of  other
exclusive information that will not be available on the open  websites.  You
can subscribe for free by going to

WORLD CASTLES WEEKEND ---> Organized by the World  Castles  Activity  Group,
it will be held on 20-21 June. Information on the  event  can  be  found  at

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                        ******* QSL  ROUTES *******
                         Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                       Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3B9FR       M0OXO       E51DWC      OK1DWC      PJ2T        W3HNK
3D2KM       W6ZL        EA8/RA1A    RN3RQ       PJ4KY       M0URX
3V8SS       LX1NO       EF2A        EA2OT       PR5W        PY5FB
3Z0DKG      SP6FRF      EG1MAR      EA1UVR      PU70FEB     PS7AB
3Z0R        SP9SX       EG5DEL      EA5GVJ      PW2D        M0OXO
3Z6M        SP6IEQ      EG8WFF      EA8AKN      PX2A        PY2VM
4A5XX       LZ3HI       EJ5KF/p     EI5KF       PX2F        PY2PT
4J15EUG     4J6RO       EO95LKV     UT2LY       S560T       S57DX
4J1EUG      4J3DJ       EP2C        ON4AMX      S61KK       JH1ILX
4J2015BAKU  4J6RO       F/ON6JUN/p  ON5SD       SA6G/7      SM6CUK
4J2015EUG   4K8F        FK8CE       NI5DX       SD7SUB      SM7EYO
4JG1EU      4K4K        FW5JJ       F5RXL       SK7BORE     SK7DX
4K15EUG     4K8M        G2F         G8HDK       SL8SUB      SM6DQR
4K2015BAKU  4J6RO       GB125SL     G4USW       SN0DKG      SP6OPZ
4K2015EUG   4K6OF       GB800MC     G0BPK       SN12SDZ     SP1PBW
4L1AN       N4GNR       GB8MC       M0OIC       SN6O        SP6PAZ
4L3T        ON4RU       HB90IARU    HB9JOE      SW8WW       HA0HW
4O90A       4O3A        HB9SOLAR    HB9ACA      SW9AA       LZ1PM
4U0WFP      S57DX       HF1ATOMEK   SQ1NXN      SZ6P        SV1BJW
4U1WB       KK4HD       HF1PAPCIO   SP1JJY      T2RG        VK2RG
4U5F        S57DX       HF1ROMEK    SQ1KSL      T32AZ       KH6QJ
4W/N1YC     W5UE        HF1TALENT   SQ1SNU      T48K        DK1WI
4W/PE7T     PE7T        HF1TYTUS    SQ1KSM      T49A        KU9C
4X0A        4X1VF       HF3ATOMEK   SP3WVL      TM08FF      ON4CRD
4X7R        4X6OM       HF3PAPCIO   SP3SBY      TM0GA       F5MAG
5U5U        F4WBN       HF3ROMEK    SQ3ODX      TM0R        F5GGL
6Y5JH       EA5GL       HF3TALENT   SQ1GPR      TM1A        F6KOP
6Y6N        DK9PY       HF3TYTUS    SP3GVX      TM24H       F6KFI
7P8RJ       N7RO        HF5TYTUS    SO5MAX      TM40RADS    F6DKI
7Z1JA       KE5JA       HG21IAS     DL2JTE      TM5BBC      F5UOW
7Z1TT       A61BK       HK1R        K6IPM       TM5Y        F8DBF
8Q7CQ       G4DFI       HK1X        EA7FTR      TM6X        F5VHY
9A73A       9A2RD       HZ1BL       IZ8CLM      TM7D        F6CQU
9A88AA      9A2AA       ID8/IQ8HP   IW8PQ       TM95BD      F5KES
9A8VI/p     OE4VIE      II1BRT      IK1VHX      TO5Y        OK1FUA
9H3A        PB5X        II1IAFC     I1ANP       TR8CA       F6CBC
9M2M        9M2GET      II4MB       IQ4FE       TY2BP       IK2IQD
9M2SE       9M2RDX      II5LDV      IK5ZUB      UE25IK      RN1ON
9N7CW       ZL3CW       II6ARTE     I6PMV       UP0L        DL8KAC
9V50XX      9V1XX       II9P        IT9CHU      UP2L        UA9AB
A42A        A47RS       IR1DCI      IK1GPG      UP60SPACE   RV3YR
A61AQ       N1DG        J28NC       F5RQQ       UP6P        UN7PBY
A9150ITU    IZ8CLM      JT1EV       JA6EV       V44KAI      W5TFW
A93LT       IZ8CLM      KH0XZ       JQ2IQW      VB7X        VA7DZ
AH0J        JA1NVF      KL7NWR      KL2HD       VC2W        VA2WA
AH7T        N6MI        KL7SB       NI5DX       VC3DONATE   VE3MIS
B1Z         EA7FTR      KP3Z        N4AO        VC7GL       VE7GL
B4L         BA4EG       L33M        LU3MAM      VC7J        VE7JH
B7P         BA4EG       LO5D        LU8EOT      VD1M        VO1MP
B7Q         BA1DU       LY10LHFA    LY2KM       VO1TTT      VE3IKV
C4Z         G3SWH       LZ293MA     LZ1KCP      VP2ETE      W3HNK
C5YK        ON6EG       MD2C        MD0CCE      VP2MKV      N0KV
C6AKX       W4KXY       MD4K        G3NKC       VP2VAZ      DL2AAZ
C6AMR       N4MJR       MJ5Z        M0CFW       VQ95JC      ND9M
C6ANS       AA7A        MM0SHF/p    M0SHF       XT2AW       M0OXO
C6ATA       WA4WTG      NP2X        K5WW        XU7AGA      VK3HXT
C6AWO       WO7R        O19VB       UA4WHX      XV4Y        OK1DOT
CE3CT       EA5KB       OD5ZZ       NI5DX       XW1IC       E21EIC
CE7EEA      EA5GL       OG25YL      OH2YL       YC8ROP      W2FB
CN2HA       EA9HA       OG73X       OH8L        YP0Y        YO5EI
CO2QM       RW6HS       OH1NAVY     OH1AJ       ZD9A        ZS1LS
CR2X        OH2BH       OJ0B        OH2BH       ZF1A        K6AM
CR3A        EA5GL       OJ0VM       OH1GPS      ZF2DX       K0DEQ
CR6K        CT1ILT      OO200WTO    ON7WR       ZP9MCE      EA5ZD
CS2C        OK1RF       OR90VL      ON5VL       ZR9C        NR6M
CW7C        CX4SS       OX/DJ6TF    DL7DF       ZS6WN       NR6M
D4C         IZ4DPV      OX/DK1BT    DL7DF       ZW110ROAR   PY2AA
DK40REK     DJ6SI       OX/DL7DF    DL7DF       ZW8T        PS8HF
DP7BVBG     DF7AA       OX/DL7UFR   DL7DF       ZX1X        PY1MX
DR100MF     DJ6ZJ       P33W        UA3DX       ZX2F        PY2FN
DV1UD/p     M0OXO       P49Y        AE6Y        ZZ14A       PS7GL
E2X         E20GMY      PI4AMF      PA3EYC      ZZ90IARU    PY2DV

9M2RDX   Mohd Rizal Mahmud, D-7-8 QTRS Hospital Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah,
        28000 Temerloh, Pahang, Malaysia
CW5W     Jorge Diez Furest, Remigio Castellanos 474, 37000 Melo Cerro
        Largo, Uruguay
DL7DF    Sigi Presch, Wilhelmsmuehlenweg 123, 12621 Berlin, Germany
F4WBN    Christian Saint-Arroman, Chemin Mousteguy - Comexa, 64990 Urcuit,
HK3C     John Bartlett, P.O. Box 25242, Miami FL 33102-5242, USA
J68HZ    William J. Schmidt II, 27427 Myrtke Lake Lane, Katy TX 77494, USA
KL2HD    Jeffrey C Williams, P.O. Box 1268, Homer AK 99603, USA
LX60H    Luxembourg Amateur Radio Union, BP 85, L-9201 Diekirch, Luxembourg
VK4AAC   Robert N. Janoska, 181 Rainbow Street, Sandgate QL 4017, Australia
ZL3CW    Jacky Calvo, PO Box 88, Waihi Beach 3642, New Zealand
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