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19 Mar 2016

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The deadline is 12 UTC on Fridays

5V     - DF1AI, DL5MEV, DL6MFK and DL9MBI will be active as 5V7D  from  Togo
         from 24 March to 11 April. They  will  operate  SSB,  CW,  RTTY  on
         80-10 metres, and will be doing  some  2m  EME  as  well.  QSL  via
         DL9MBI, bureau preferred. Logsearch on Club Log.
C5     - Bogdan, SP2FUD as C5FUD and Zenek, SP2GCJ as C5GCJ will  be  active
         from The Gambia from 20 March to 1 April.  They  will  operate  CW,
         RTTY and SSB on 80-10 metres. QSL via home calls. [TNX DX World]
CN     - Carlos CT1QP, Helder CT1CDP and Antonio CT1CDU will  be  active  as
         CN2CL and CN2DP from Morocco from 19 March to  2  April.  Until  22
         March they will be QRV on 40 and 20 metres only, while touring  the
         Sahara desert. QSL CN2DP via CT1CDP,  QSL  CN2CL  via  CT1QP.  [TNX
         Southgate ARC]
CN     - Mike, DF8AN will be active as  CN2AY  from  Marrakech,  Morocco  on
         25-29 March. He will be testing the  antennas  in  preparation  for
         his 9M0S trip to the Spratly Islands in  April  [425DXN  1291]  and
         asks for real reports. QSL via DF8AN, direct or bureau.
D4     - Commemorating the 41st  anniversary  of  the  indipendence  of  the
         Republic of Cabo Verde, the Monteverde  Contest  Team  (
         will use special callsign D41CV in 2016, starting  on  26-27  March
         for the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest. QSL via IZ4DPV. [TNX NG3K]
E4     - Elvira, IV3FSG will operate SSB and digital  modes  as  E44YL  from
         Bethlehem, Palestine from 23 March to 7 April. She will  be  joined
         by Angelo, IK2CKR (CW) and Lui, YT3PL (for the  WPX  SSB  Contest).
         QSL via IK3GES (SSB and digital modes) and IK2CKR (CW).
FS,PJ7 - Luc, F5RAV will be active as FS/F5RAV from St Martin and  PJ7/F5RAV
         from Sint Maarten between 24 and 31 March. He will operate SSB  and
         PSK on 40-10 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX DX World]
J8     - KB2HZI, N2IEN, W2RE and WW2DX  will  be  active  as  J8/WW2DX  from
         Bequia Island (NA-025), St Vincent on 20-27 March. They  will  have
         one station for 160-6m CW and SSB, a  second  station  for  CW  and
         RTTY on 40-10 metres and a third station for 2m EME. QSL via  NR6M.
         [TNX The Daily DX]
JA     - 19-20 March are the new dates for JA8COE/6's  activity  from  Onna,
         Danjo Islands (AS-056) [425DXN 1289]. After that Taka will  go  and
         be active again as JA8COE/6 from Kami  Koshiki  (AS-037)  on  22-24
         March. QSL via home call, direct or bureau, and OQRS on  Club  Log.
JA     - Look for Fusao, JA5DUR/5 and Takeshi, JI3DST/5 to  be  active  from
         Shodo (AS-200) on 19-21 March. They will operate mainly SSB and  CW
         on 40-10 metres. QSL via home calls, bureau  preferred.  They  will
         also be signing 8N3KCJ/5 on CW and 8N5KCJ/5 on SSB (QSL via  bureau
         automatically    or    direct    to    JO3OMA,    logsearch      on [TNX JI3DST]
OZ     - Ron, DG2RON will be active  as  OZ/DG2RON/p  from  Bornholm  Island
         (EU-030) on 19-26 March. QSL via home call, LoTW and eQSL; OQRS  on
         Club Log. [TNX DX Newsletter]
PJ5    - KB9DVC and KC9SNM will be active as PJ5/KB9DVC and PJ5/KC9SNM  from
         Sint Eustatius (NA-145)  from  26  March  to  2  April.  They  will
         operate CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK on 40-10 metres. For the  CQ  WW  WPX
         SSB Contest they have been granted the call PJ6E (see  the  licence
         on QSL via home calls, Club Log's OQRS and LoTW.
SP     - The introduction of Christianity in Poland dates back to  14  April
         966. To  celebrate  the  1050th  anniversary  of  the  "Baptism  of
         Poland" (the personal baptism of Mieszko I, the first ruler of  the
         Polish state), SN966CHP, SP1050CHR  and a large  number  of  SN1050
         special  callsigns  will  be  active  on  1-30   April.    Complete
         information, including logsearch and details on the award,  can  be
         found at
UA     - A very large number of  Russian  special  RT73  callsigns  (
         lists 89 of them) are expected to take part in  "The  Inventors  of
         the Telecommunications", a "scientific-educational radio  marathon"
         that will  be  held  from  16  March  to  16  June.  Each  callsign
         represents a historical figure in the  area  of  telecommunications
         or  electronics.  Reported  as  active  so  far  have  been  RT73AM
         (representing Antonio Meucci),  RT73AP  (Aleksandr  Popov),  RT73CS
         (Carl August  von  Steinheil),  RT73CW  (Sir  Charles  Wheatstone),
         RT73EA (Edwin Armstrong), RT73EL (Emil  Lenz)  and  RT73LL  (Leonid
         Labutin).  A  website  is  apparently   under    construction    at
XE     - 4A1DX is the special callsign celebrating the 11th  anniversary  of
         Grupo DXXE ( Several group members will be active  on
         all bands and modes from 14 March to 14  June.  QSL  via  N7RO  and
         LoTW, logsearch on Club Log.
XU     - 12-19 April ( are  the  new  dates  for
         SP5APW's activity from Koh Rong  Sanloem  (AS-133)  [425DXN  1297].
         Jacek will operate SSB, RTTY and PSK as XU7AKC. QSL via home  call,
         direct or bureau; logsearch and OQRS on Club Log.
XW     - Makoto, JA7FGI will be active as XW7FG from Laos from 29  March  to
         4 April. He will operate SSB,  RTTY  and  possibly  PSK31  on  80-6
         metres, with a focus on 12, 15, 17, 20 and  30m.  QSL  via  JA7FGI.
         [TNX The Daily DX]

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

425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The February  2016  issue  is  now  available  for
download at [TNX IZ3EBA]

ANNOUNCED  DXPEDITIONS  --->  A  couple  of  large  DXpeditions   are  being
organized to take place next year. A team including Hrane YT1AD,  Dave  K3LP
and  others  has  plans  to    operate    from    Baker    Island  (KH1)  in
September/October 2017. The  Perseverance  DX  Group  (  is
planning to activate Kanton Island, Central Kiribati (T31) with  a  team  of
up to eleven operators for up  to  twelve  days  "later  in  2017".  Further
information is expected in due course. [TNX YT3W and K5GS]

VK0EK ---> On 18 March the estimated time of arrival at Heard Island was  22
March  around  local  noon  (7  UTC).  Follow  the  Braveheart's  voyage  at, and bookmark for updates.

+ SILENT KEY + Mary Ann Crider, WA3HUP passed away on 14 March at  91  years
of age. For some thirty years she served as the  QSL  manager  for  a  large
number of DX stations/operations, including King Hussein of Jordan, JY1.

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3B9FR       M0OXO       EF8C        EA8DDM      PA/ON9VB    UA4WHX
3C7A        LA7GIA      EI1A        PA3249      PJ4/K2NG    WA2NHA
3DA0CC      UA4CC       ET7L        US0LW       PJ4G        WA2NHA
3DA0IJ      LY2IJ       FG4KH       F1DUZ       PJ7TM       K2GSJ
3E1FD       HP1RCP      FH/IK5ZUI   IZ8CCW      PR2DX       PY2LCD
3G1B        HA1AG       FK8CE       NI5DX       PS2T        K3IRV
3V8SS       LX1NO       FR/TU5KG    F4DXW       PW0FN       OH0XX
3W2BR       DK2BR       FR4NT       F4DXW       PX2B        PY2LED
4A1DX       N7RO        GD4SKA      M0OXO       PX5E        AI4U
4L5O        N3SL        HC0E        HC1QRC      R1566O      R2EA
4L8A        K1BV        HC1WDT      W0OR        R55CPK      UA3LMR
4U1WB       KK4HD       HF31ROT     SP9KJU      RI1PA       UA1QV
5D3A        IK2OHG      HF70SEP     SP6PWW      RT6A        W3HNK
5J0P        SP6IXF      HG0WFF      HA0HW       RT73AM      RL5G
5Q1A        OZ5ESB      HH2/VA3MPG  VE3NLS      RT73AP      RL5G
5R8AL       G3SWH       HI3K        KB2MS       RT73CS      RL5G
5T0JL       ON8RA       HI3Y        RW6HS       RT73CW      RL5G
5T2AI       NI5DX       HK1T        EA5KB       RT73EA      RL5G
5X1XA       G3SWH       HK3C        NR6M        RT73EL      RL5G
6Y1LZ       K1LZ        HP1RN       IZ8CLM      RT73LL      RL5G
7X2JV       SM4VPZ      HR2WW       KD4POJ      SN5X        SP5GRM
7X7X        7X2ARA      HS0ZME      SM6NT       SO9Q        SP9QMP
8P6ET       KU9C        HS6ZBQ      E21EIC      T32AZ       KH6QJ
8P9RY       AA6YQ       IB7DX       IK7JWX      T6SM        DL3ASM
8Q7NC       F6BGC       II0IDP      IS0IGV      T88AX       JA3RAF
9A703XV     9A3JB       II0IDR      IZ0FVD      T88KH       BM2JCC
9A708DX     9A3JB       II0IEM      IQ0RM       T88KU       DL2KUH
9H3YY       DL2JRM      II0IGU      IZ0GZW      T88XH       JA0EKI
9Q6AL       DF9TA       II1ICS      I1SAF       TC101SO     TA3AER
A25MC       G4RCD       II1IGG      I2AZ        TI5M        TI2KAC
A52NH       JA0JHQ      II3ICZ      IQ3GA       TO5A        F5VHJ
A61HA       A61BK       II5IDK      IQ5LI       TR8CA       F6CBC
A9110RR     A92AA       II9ICF      IT9MRM      UE2KR       K2PF
A93JA       KE5JA       II9IGJ      IT9MRM      V21ZG       DL7AFS
AL1G        AC7DX       J34G        G3PJT       V47JA       W5JON
AT1HQ       VU2PTT      J38DG       K1DG        V55DX       DO4DXA
C6AMM   EA5GL or K1CN   J62DX       EB7DX       VK8NSB      M0URX
CE3CT       EA5KB       J79XF       G3TXF       VK9CK       LA6OP
CN2JF       F6CTF       JY9FC       E73Y        VO2VC       VE6CMV
CN8KD       EA5XX       KH2X        EA5GL       VP2VGG      W6RWC
CN8QN       EA7FTR      KL7RST      K7ICE       VP5H        W0GJ
CO2JD       AD4Z        KL7SB       NI5DX       VU3WDN      EA4CWN
CO6EC       EA5GL       KP2M        AI4U        VY0ERC      VE1RUS
CO8ZZ       DK1WI       KP3Z        N4AO        VY1RST      K7ICE
CP6AA       IK6GPZ      LO7H        LU7HW       VY2ZM       EA7HBC
CR6K        CT1ILT      LU4ZS       LU4DXU      XV9NPS      JA2NPS [b]
CR6T        CT1ESV      LX/ON9VB    UA4WHX      XV9NPS      JA2ODB [d]
CS2C        OK1RF       LX7I        LX2A        YB4G        YB4IR
CV3D        CX2ABC      LY26A       LY5A        YO80YR5     YO3KAA
CV7S        CX7SS       LZ138LO     LZ1KCP      YR110FLY    YO2MKL
CW13U       IK2DUW      LZ140HB     LZ2TU       YR110PILOT  YO2DGR
CW4R        CX1AA       LZ65HSC     N7RO        YR110TV     YO2KQT
CX/N3BNA    KA2AEV      LZ71ZZ      LZ1ZF       YR110VUIA   YO7KAJ
DA0HEL      DF6QC       OD5/IZ1CCK  IZ1BWB      YW315MCY    YV4AA
DL0IH       DF6QC       OD5QB       YO3FRI      Z370CEF     Z37CEF
DU3LA       N0QM        OH0Z        W0MM        ZD8KFC      N4GNR
E51AQA      VE7AQA      ON9VB       UA4WHX      ZF2AH       W6VNR
E7DX        E77E        OP16HC      ON7PP       ZF2CA       G4CWH
EA8OM       DJ1OJ       OX3LX       OZ1PIF      ZP6/N3BNA   KA2AEV
ED5T        EA5KV       P29LL       EA7FTR      ZP6A        K2DER
ED7P        EA7PP       P45A        P43A        ZS9HI       K2ARB

CE2LML   Luis Matho, 2303 Nordok Place, Alexandria VA 22306, USA
DK2BR    Herbert Schwabe, Kleine Eichenstrasse 4, 27313 Dorverden, Germany
DL7AFS   Baerbel Linge, Eichwaldstr. 86, 34123 Kassel, Germany
LA6OP    Sindre Torp, P.O. Box 36, 8095 Helligvaer, Norway
LA7GIA   Kenneth Opskar, Harrveien 15, 1481 Hagan, Norway
OH0I     Raimo Karttunen, Selkalantie 29, FI-31410 Ylopirtti, Finland
PY2LCD   Billy Heinz Dorsch, Rua Willis Roberto Banks 1119, Sao Paulo -  SP,
         05128-000, Brazil
SP6IXF   Janusz Szymanski, Skr. Poczt. 1808, 50-385 Wroclaw 46, Poland
T6EU     Janusz Babol Vel Sobczyk, 8433 Southside Blvd Apt #2711,
         Jacksonville FL 32256, USA
TG9IIN   Ilias Nikolaidis, P.O. Box 50-C, 01015 Guatemala City, Guatemala
UA1QV    Mikhail S. Kutyumov, P.O. Box 19, Vologda, 160000, Russia
UA2F     Ulrich Mueller, 13 Kreutzacker, 35041 Marburg, Germany
XE1B     Marcos Campos, Lava 173, Jardines del Pedregal, 01900 Mexico DF,
Z63MED   David M. Meadows, 196 Oakdale Road, Baltimore MD 21210, USA
ZM1A     Jacky Calvo, PO Box 88, Waihi Beach 3642, New Zealand
ZM4T     Holger Hannemann, 262 Waimarama  Heights,  RD  12,  Havelock  North
         4294, New Zealand
ZV1WSA   Cassio Furiati Vieira, Caixa Postal 10001, Rio de Janeiro - RJ,
         23050-970, Brazil
ZY5A     Uniao Brasileira de Radio Operadores, Caixa Postal 4, Blumenau -
         SC, 89010-971, Brazil
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