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20 Aug 2016

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7X     - Operators from the Algerian Amateur Radio Union will be active from
         five lighthouses in the next coming months [425DXN 1295]. They will
         use speciall callsigns whose suffixes form the word "lighthouse" as
         follows:  7Y9LI from  Cap Ivi (17-22 August), 7Y9GH from  Cap Tenes
         (21-26 September), 7Y9TH  from Ras Afia (27-31 October), 7Y9OU from
         Cap  Fer  Marsa  (15-21  November),  7Y9SE  from  Cap  Sigli  (7-15
         December).  QSL for all  callsigns via SM4VPZ.  Information on  the
         free of charge certificate available for working these stations can
         be found at
7X     - Bad  weather  conditions have  forced the 7V9A  operation from  Ile
         Plane (AF-094) [425DXN 1318] to be postponed to 24-27 August.
A5     - A52AEF  (JH3AEF),  A52ARJ  (JA3ARJ),  A52EQW  (JH7EQW)  and  A52LSS
         (JH3LSS)  will be  active from  Bhutan on  22-27 August. They  will
         Operate  mainly  CW and SSB on  80-10 metres.  QSL via  home calls,
         direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
DU     - Carl, OE9MON is active as  DU6/OE9MON until 2 September from  Panay
         Island (OC-129). QSL  via LZ1JZ (direct or bureau), LoTW and  eQSL.
         [TNX DX World]
F      - Celebrating  its  30th  anniversary, the  Council of  Europe  Radio
         Amateur Club  will be QRV  as TP30CE on  19 and 20 August. QSL  via
         F5LGF. Logsearch on [TNX F6FQK]
F      - Gil, F4FET will be active as TM1LH from Penfret Island (EU-094) and
         Lighthouse  on  20-21 August.  QSL  via  F4FET, direct  or  bureau;
         logsearch  and  OQRS  on  Club Log. This  activity  is  part  of  a
         "Lighthouse Tour", see for more information.
GM     - The  UK  Islands  Group  will  be active  as MS0UKI  from the  rare
         Treshnish Isles (EU-108) on 3-6 September. The team includes EI5GM,
         EI6FR, EI9FBB, G0VJG,  MM0LID and  MM0NDX;  they have been  granted
         permission to overnight on the island of Lunga, and will have up to
         four stations  active on  40-6 metres. Logsearch  and OQRS on  Club
         Log; traditional  paper cards  should be sent direct only to M0OXO.
         The logs will be  uploaded also  to LoTW. More  information can  be
         Found on [TNX DX World]
HL     - The Gwangju  DX  Club  (6L0NJ) will  be active as  D73G from  Kogum
         Island (AS-060) on 24-26 August. Plans  are to operate CW, SSB  and
         digital modes on 80-6 metres. QSL via HL4CEL. [TNX The Daily DX]
I      - Mirco IK1WVR, Riccardo IZ1JOE and Felice IK1ZVJ will  be active  as
         IP1T from San  Venerio lighthouse on  Tino Island (EU-083) on 20-21
         August. QSL via I1ANP, bureau preferred.
JA     - Look for JA4GXS/4 to be active from  Kasado (AS-117) on  27 August.
         He plans to operate CW and SSB on 40, 20, 17, 15 and 6 metres.  QSL
         via JA4GXS, direct or bureau. [TNX]
UA9    - Look for Anton, RA/OG2K to be active from Kunashir Island  (AS-025)
         until 24 August. Active with him from the same island are Vladimir,
         RV1CC/0  and  Yuri, RM0F/p. On  12-17 August  Anton  operated  from
         Sakhalin Island (AS-018). QSL via home calls. [TNX DX World]
VE     - Operating from Grand Manan Island (NA-014) on 20-21 August will  be
         Sterling, VE9SK as  VE9SLH  from Swallowtail  Lighthouse and  Rick,
         VE9MTB as VE9LEP from Long Eddy Point Lighthouse. QSL via operators
VK     - Five members  of the  Adelaide Hills Amateur Radio Society  (namely
         VK4FR/5, VK5CV, VK5EMI, VK5FVSV and VK5PAS) will be active again as
         VK5CWL from the Cape Willoughby lighthouse on  Kangaroo Island (OC-
         139)  on  19-22 August.  They plan to  operate SSB, CW  and digital
         modes (PSK and JT65)  on various bands.  QSL via VK5PAS, direct  or
         bureau,  eQSL  and  LoTW.  See for  more
VK     - Craig, VK5CE will be active as VK5CE/p from Granite Island (OC-228)
         many times over the next 6-12 months,  "until demand is satisfied".
         These operations will be from local dawn to dusk only, as  visitors
         are not allowed to overnight on  the island. Depending on  weather,
         Craig's first  day trip activation  will be on 27 August.  Look for
         Him  from 23.00 UTC on 26 August to 08.00 UTC on the 27th. Bookmark for updates and  direct  link to  Club
         Log's OQRS.
YV0    - The YX0V team (14 operators) is expected to depart at 12 UTC on  27
         August.  Depending  on which  Navy ship  gives  them the  ride, the
         voyage might take 48-72 hours. Plans are to be QRV on all bands and
         modes from Aves Island (NA-020)  for "up to ten days".  The website
         for the DXpedition is on

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                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

ARRL AWARDS ON TWITTER ---> As part of its expanding social media  presence,
ARRL is resurrecting the Awards Branch Twitter feed, which has been inactive
since 2013.  The old feed (@ARRL_DXCC)  will be deactivated  on 1 September.
The  new  feed (@ARRL_Awards), will include  news,  information  and  photos
pertaining to all  ARRL Awards, not just  DXCC. It will also  be the primary
news  feed  for  ARRL   announcements  related  to  DXCC  accreditation   of

QSL RI1FJ ---> Evgenij, RI1FJ left  Franz Josef Land  on 5 or 6 August.  Log
search and OQRS are now available on Club Log. LoTW will  follow later  this
year. [TNX DX News]

QSL VIA HK3W ---> Effective 17 August, QSL requests for 5K0W, 5K3W,  HJ3SGP,
HK3SGP via HK3W should be addressed to  Francisco "Siso" Hennessey (JB9779),
2550 NW 72 Ave Suite 115, Miami FL 33122, USA.

T31W 2017 ---> The Perseverance DX Group ( is on schedule for  next
year's DXpedition to Kanton Island, Central Kiribati (OC-043) [425DXN 1307].
"We  are  planning 15  days on  the island  during October 2017",  the group
announced in their latest  press release on  16 August, and added  that "the
landing permit application is currently being reviewed by the  authorities".
The operating team now includes twelve members (DJ9RR, HA0NAR,  HA5AO, K5GS,
K6TD, KE4KY, N6HC, N6WM, PY2PT, W1SRD, W2LK and WA6O).  This DXpedition will
not be inexpensive: "the team is committed to paying 50%  of the cost and we
look to the DX community to help with the remaining 50%. The Donate function
on is now available for your use". [TNX K5GS]

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3B9FR       M0OXO       EM0E/p      UR7EZ       R15RTC      UA3RF
3V8ST       LX1NO       EM100BL     UR4BYU      R16ARMI     UC4A
3W3B        E21EIC      EM10UCF     UR7UT       R25ARDF     RX1CQ
3W3TY       7K1BIB      EM25A       UT7AT       R300MI      UA9MI
3W4DAY      LZ3SM       EM25Q       UR5QU       R300MSK     RO9N
3W4XX       LZ3SM       EM60EV      UT5ECZ      R300MT      R9MC
3Z2LR       SQ2WHH      EN25RX      UX1RX       R300MV      UA9MV
4L1MA       ON4RU       EO25R       UZ1RR       R31RIO      RQ7L
4L2M        EA7FTR      EO25U       UT7UU       R870T       R2PT
4U1GSC      9A2AA       EO25UF      UT8UF       RD16CW      RM4C
4U1WB       KK4HD       GB1CFL      DL5KUA      RG16CW      RM4C
5B4PRC      5B4AHO      GB5CRC      G6HUI       RI0FS       R6MG
5H1XX       M0URX       GB5RC       G6NHU       RI1AND      RW1AI
5T2AI       NI5DX       GD4FOC      G3SWH       RL16CW      RM4C
5W1SA       JA1DXA      GM0GRC      G0RCI       RM16CW      RM4C
5X7W        SM0HPL      GM7GRC      G0RCI       RQ16CW      RM4C
6W4AA       KG4KCT      HB88YL      HB9EPE      RU16CW      RM4C
6Y6N        DK9PY       HF25HKZ     SP6PAZ      RZ16YY      RM4C
7Y9LI       SM4VPZ      HF6CEJ      SP6ZDA      RZ16ZV      R3ZV
9H3DD       M1DDD       HF950I      SP7PTM      RZ39ZF      RV9CVA
9H3WF       DH2FW       HP1RN       IZ8CLM      S01WS       EA2JG
9J2BO       G3TEV       HZ1SK       IZ8CLM      SP90LV      SP8MI
9J2HN       JR2KDN      II0IEM      IQ0RM       SV0XBF/SV8  VK2IR
9M2CNC      G4ZFE       II3EME      IW3HVB      T2COW       KC0W
9M2MI       9M2YOT      II3VVF      9A8ARS [b]  T42FCR      CO2WL
A61FK       A61BK       II3VVF      IV3FIV [d]  TI5W        N3YIM
A62A        IZ8CLM      KL7SB/VY2   NI5DX       TM160NT     F6KRK
A65DC       IZ8CLM      MD2C        MD0CCE      TM16IDP     F4FGV
AM1TSR      EA1COW      MD4K        G3NKC       TM16RW      F8WBE
AO1RVC      EA1RCI      NP2J        K8RF        TM1LH       F4FET
CM2YV       RW6HS       NP2X        K5WW        TM5NOI      F4FGV
CO6RD       EA5GL       OE4COTA     OE4VIE      TX2AH       DL2AH
CP6XGR      DF9GR       OE6XMF      OE6NFK      TY2CD       N4GNR
CR2BVPD     CU2ARA      OG25YL      OH2YL       UE23RRC     R7AL
CR50PST     CS5LX       OH0X        OH2TA       UP44WFF     UN6GAO
CX6DZ       EA5GL       OJ0DX       DL3DXX      VI6DH400    VK6NX
CX7CO       EA5GL       ON115AD     PA3249      VP5M        K4QPL
CY9C        WA4DAN      OP0PPY      ON7LX       XU7AKB      HB9FXL
D3AM        UA1QV       OP16A       ON7LU       XU7AKD      HB9MUQ
D90HE/3     DS2GOO      P29LL       EA7FTR      Z370CEF     Z37CEF
EA6/EI6DX   RA3R        P33W        UA3DX       ZB2TT       M0URX
EG25JRA     EA1RKA      P3F         M0URX       ZV2016RIO   PY1AA
EG8HKT      EA8CSD      PF34CAVENTE PA7HPH      ZV8WN       PV8AA
EH1LHA      EA1RKA      PX2016RIO   PP5NY       ZW8I        PV8AA

3DA0AY   Braam Devernier, P.O. Box 178, Karino, Nelspruit, 1204, South
5T0JL    Jean J. Lewuillon, Avenue E. Verhaeren 110/1, 1030 Bruxelles,
9M2YOT   Hasrul Nizam, Peti surat 118, Pejabat Pos Besar, 75720 Melaka,
9V1KK    Keiji Tamura, 3-7-6 Izumi-dai, Ichihara-shi, Chiba-ken, 299-0114,
A75GT    Dan Cisson, 12 Hancock Drive, Toccoa GA 30577, USA
DL2AH    Ulrich Krieg, OT Soellichau, Feldstr. 26, 06905 Bad Schmiedeberg,
EJ0L     Andrew Mulholland, 83 Tullyrain Road, Donaghcloney, Craigavon, BT66
         7PP, United Kingdom
OA1F     Elena P. Moran, c/ Luis de Requesens 4/A 3 A, 15406 Ferrol (A
         Coruna), Spain
T6EU     Janusz Babol Vel Sobczyk, 8433 Southside Blvd Apt #2711,
         Jacksonville FL 32256, USA
V31HV    Henk De Vries, Aronskelkweg 25, 2241 WC Wassenaar, Netherlands
WA4DAN   Murray D Adams, P.O. Box 45, Farmville NC 27828-0045, USA
XU7AEX   Rene Camus, Pavillon Terres Rouges, Chemin des Terres Rouges, 91120
         Palaiseau, France
ZY157CAT Adriano Gomes, Caixa Postal 182, Catalao - GO, 75701-970, Brazil
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