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425 DX News #1321
27 Aug 2016

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5W     - Bob, VK2BOB will be active as 5W0BOB from Upolu, Samoa (OC-097)  on
         10-17 September.  He will operate  SSB mainly on  40 and 20 metres.
         QSL via VK2BOB, direct only.  He will upload  his log to  Club Log.
         [TNX NG3K]
7P     - Gordon, K7TRB will be active as 7P8VA  from Maseru, Lesotho between
         26 August and 5 November. He plans to operate SSB, PSK31 and  other
         digital  modes on  80-10 metres,  and maybe 6m.  QSL via home call,
         direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
7P     - Pista, HA5AO will be active as 7P8AO from Lesotho on 15-29 October.
         The primary purpose of the trip is to deliver humanitarian aid  and
         support to an orphanage.His his spare time Pista will  be operating
         mainly CW on 80-6 metres. QSL via HA5AO; logsearch and OQRS on Club
         Log, with direct link from www.ha5ao.com. [TNX K5GS]
8Q     - A team from Poland  (SP2FAX, SP3CYY, SP3FZN, SP6EQZ, SP6FXY, SP6JIU
         and SP9FOW)  will  be  active  as  8Q7SP  from  Dhiffushi, Maldives
         (AS-013) from 20 November to 3 December.  They will operate CW, SSB
         and RTTY  on 10-160 metres with  several stations.  QSL via SP6FXY;
         logsearch and OQRS on Club Log.  The logs will be uploaded  to LoTW
         and eQSL within  six months.  The website for the  DXpedition is on
         www.8q7sp.dxing.pl.
A5     - A5A will be  activated  again on  8-17 September  by  Zorro JH1AJT,
         Champ E21EIC and Franz DJ9ZB.  The main purpose of this  trip is to
         support the  launch of the  Paralympic Committee  with  the  Bhutan
         Olympic  Committee.  Activity will be on  80-10 metres CW, SSB  and
         RTTY, using two stations  with amplifiers, a  tri-band beam for 20,
         15 and 10m,  and  wire verticals  for other bands.  QSL via JH1AJT;
         logsearch and OQRS on Club Log. [TNX JA1TRC]
CE0Y   - Alex, LU9VEA  will  be  active  as  CE0Y/LU9VEA  from Easter Island
         (SA-001) on 26-30 September.  He will operate  SSB on the HF  bands
         using verticals and dipoles. QSL via IK2DUW.
D4     - Ralf, DK8FA will be active holiday style as  D44TUJ from  Boa Vista
         (AF-086), Cape Verde on 15-29 September.  Main activity will  be on
         20 and 17 metres digital modes. QSL via DK8FA, direct or bureau. He
         does not use LoTW. [TNX DX Newsletter]
F      - Special event call  TM38CDXC will be  active on  1-15 September for
         the 38th Clipperton DX Club's  Convention (http://wp.cdxc.org/), to
         be held  in  Brest on  9-11 September.  All QSOs will be  confirmed
         automatically via the bureau. [TNX F8REF]
F      - The Radio Club du Bassin d'Arcachon (F5KAY) will be active as  TM5O
         from Ile aux Oiseaux (not IOTA, DIFM AT-028) on 3-4 September.  QSL
         via F8IHE,  direct or bureau.  Detailed information on the  Diplome
         des Iles de la France Metropolitaine can be found at www.difm.org.
FK     - Alain, F8FUA will be active as FK/F8FUA from Lifou Island (OC-033),
         New  Caledonia  on  5-12 September.  QSL via home call,  direct  or
         bureau, and LoTW. [TNX DX World]
FM     - Alex,  DD5ZZ will  be active as  FM/DD5ZZ from  Martinique (NA-107)
         from  12 September to 3  October.  QSL  via  home  call  and  LoTW;
         logsearch and OQRS on Club Log. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
FO     - Heinz, DF1YP  will  be  active  as  FO/DF1YP  from Moorea (OC-046),
         French Polynesia  from  10 October to 2 November.  He will  operate
         holiday style on  20, 17 and  15 metres SSB and RTTY.  QSL via home
         call, bureau preferred. [TNX NG3K]
FP     - F1RAF, F4HEC, F5TMJ and FK8IK will be active as TO5FP from Ile  aux
         Marins, Saint-Pierre & Miquelon (NA-032)  on 11-20 September.  They
         plan to operate SSB, CW and RTTY on 80-10 metres.  QSL via LoTW  or
         Club Log's OQRS.
GD     - Seven German operators will be active from the Isle of Man (EU-116)
         from 23 September to 3 October. Look for  MD/DL1RTL, MD/DL2AWG, MD/
         DL2HWA, MD/DL4SVA, MD/DL7JOM, MD/DL7VEE and MD/DM2AUJ  to be active
         on 160-10 metres CW, SSB and RTTY with two stations.  The operation
         will include four single band entries in the  CQ WW DX RTTY Contest
         (MD/DL2AWG on 15m, MD/DL1RTL on 20m, MD/DL4SVA on 40m and MD/DL7VEE
         on 80m). QSL via home calls, direct or bureau, and  LoTW (after six
         months); see http://md.mydx.de/ for each callsign's direct link  to
         Club Log's OQRS. [TNX NG3K]
HB0    - Kasimir, DL2SBY and Henry, SP2FOV will be active as HB0/DL2SBY  and
         HB0/SP2FOV from Liechtenstein on 11-18 September. They will operate
         CW, SSB and RTTY on 80-6 metres. QSL HB0/DL2SBY via DL2SBY  (direct
         or Club Log's OQRS),  QSL HB0/SP2FOV via SP2FOV  (direct or bureau,
         Club Log's OQRS and LoTW). [TNX DX World]
J6     - Bill, K9HZ will be active again as  J68HZ from  St. Lucia  (NA-108)
         from 26 August to 11 September. He will operate CW, RTTY and SSB on
         160-6 metres. QSL via home call and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]
JT     - David, OK1DBS and Josef, OK1XC will be active from Mongolia between
         30 August  and 24 September.  They will be QRV as  JT1DBS and JT1XC
         from Ulaanbaatar during the first week, and as JT1DBS/3 and JT1XC/3
         from  Batshireet  during the  next two weeks.  QSL via home  calls,
         direct or bureau.
JT     - Nobu,  JA0JHQ  (http://pandasan.jimdo.com/)   will  be  active   as
         JT5NH from Mongolia on 1-4 September. Main activity will be on  80,
         40, 20 and 15 metres during the  All Asian DX SSB Contest;  outside
         the contest,  depending on conditions,  he will  operate CW on 160,
         30, 18, 12 and  10 metres.  QSL via JA0JHQ,  direct or bureau,  and
         LoTW (preferred).
KL     - John, KG4FJC will be active as KG4FJC/KL7 from Adak Island (NA-039)
         on 30-31 August. He will operate mainly SSB and  possibly some  QRS
         CW on 40 and 20 metres.  QSL via LoTW or  direct to home call. [TNX
         rsgbiota.org]
LA     - Leif LA3DNA, Trond LA3ENA and Frank DH0JAE  will be active  as LA2S
         from Vandve Island (EU-062) on 16-20 September. QSL via the  bureau
         or direct to LA3DNA. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
OH0    - Rainer, DL1ZBO and Peter, DL5FF will be active as  OH0JWL from  the
         Aland  Islands (EU-002) on  14-25 September, including an entry  in
         the  CQ WW DX RTTY Contest.  QSL via DL5FF,  bureau preferred. [TNX
         OPDX Bulletin]
OJ0    - Pasi, OH3WS will be active again as OJ0W from  Market Reef (EU-053)
         on 3-10  September.  In his  spare  time he  will be  QRV on  40-10
         metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
PJ4    - Wilko, PA3BWK  will  be  active  again as  PJ4/PA3BWK from  Bonaire
         (SA-006) on 3-24 September.  He will operate mainly  CW on on 80-10
         metres. QSL via home call (direct) and LoTW. [TNX DX World]
S7     - Kasimir, DL2SBY will be active again  as S79KB from  Praslin Island
         and Eden Island/Mahe (both count for IOTA group AF-024), Seychelles
         from 24 September to 8 October. He will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on
         40-10 metres. QSL via home call; logsearch and OQRS on Club Log.
T31    - 3Z9DX, SP3DOI and SP7VC will visit Kanton Island,  Central Kiribati
         (OC-043) in late September  and be active as T31T.  Their 4-6 weeks
         trip  will  combine  amateur radio activity  with  volunteer  work,
         including the  installation of  an emergency communication  system.
         QSL via Club Log's OQRS. [TNX DX World]
UA9    - The R23RRC  team  (R7AL and RK8A)  started  activity  from  Ptichiy
         Island  (AS-091) [425DXN 1319]  on 26 August.  They  say that their
         operating time from the island will be "30-35 hours only" owing  to
         bad weather. QSL via Club Log's OQRS or via R7AL.
V4     - Once again  John, W5JON  will be  active as  V47JA  from  St. Kitts
         (NA-104) on 12-29 September.  He will operate SSB on  160-6 metres.
         QSL via W5JON (direct only) and LoTW. [TNX NG3K] 
VP9    - Look for Jeff, VA3QSL/VP9 to be active  holiday style from  Bermuda
         (NA-005) from 31 August to 8 September. He will operate CW, SSB and
         digital modes on 40-6 metres. QSL via home call,  direct or bureau,
         and LoTW. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
W      - N3SRO  will  be  active  from  Hatteras Island  (NA-067)  on  11-17
         September. He will operate SSB and digital  modes mainly on  17, 20
         and 40 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX rsgbiota.org] 

CARIBBEAN TRIP ---> Gab, HA3JB will be active as T42CH from Habana, Cuba  on
20-25 September, and then as HI3/HA3JB from  the Dominican  Republic until 1
October (including  an entry in the  CQ WW DX RTTY Contest). QSL both  calls
direct to HA3JB; OQRS on http://www.ha3jb.com/oqrs.html. [TNX HA0HW]

CHANNEL ISLANDS ---> Mischa HB9EMP will be active holiday style as MJ/HB9EMP
from Jersey Island (EU-013)  from 28 August to 3 September, and as MU/HB9EMP
from Guernsey (EU-114)  on 4-10 September.  He will operate SSB and  digital
modes. QSL via LoTW (preferred) or direct to HB9EMP. [TNX The Daily DX]

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                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS ---> Following  the  catastrophic earthquake  which
Struck  central Italy on 24 August, Italian radio amateurs are active in the
emergency response.  Please keep 7045, 7060 (+/- 10 kc), 3580 and 3643.5 kHz
clear for emergency communications within Italy.

INDEXA  NEWSLETTER  ---> The  Summer  2016  Issue of  the  International  DX
Association's   (INDEXA)  Newsletter   is  now   available   for   download:
www.indexa.org/newsletters.html. This issue (#114) contains the story of the
Antipodes  Island  Project  (ZL9A), as  well as  information  on the  INDEXA
DXpedition Fund and the new INDEXA Humanitarian Fund. [TNX K8YC]

YX0V ---> The DXpedition to Aves Island that was due to start in a few days'
time [425DXN #1320] "has been put on hold until further notice"  for reasons
beyond the team's control.

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QSLs received direct or through managers: 4J3DJ, 5J0P, 5V7D, 5W0COW,  7Q7BP,
A71BX, BV0WPX, DS4AOW,ED5LD, FJ/W6JKV, FT4JA (AF-012), GB9LIZ, H44MS, H44TM,
HC1TH, HH2AA, HQ8S (NA-035), KH0/KC0W, KH8/KC0W, LU1ZI (AN-010), P29LL, PW2G
(SA-071),  PY0F/PP1CZ,  RI1ANR,  RT92KA (AS-092), ST2NH,  TX6G,  VP2V/N2IEN,
WH2DX, XW1IC, XX9TGM,  YB3BYE/p, YC8UTI (OC-209),  YE3IOTA (OC-237),  ZD7VC,
ZW2R (SA-024), ZY2QG (SA-071).
 
 
 
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       	
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