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425 DX News #1333
19 Nov 2016

A.R.I. Dx Bulletin
Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH

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The deadline is 12 UTC on Fridays


                                                               
9M6    - Once again Saty, JE1JKL will participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest
         as 9M6NA from  Labuan Island (OC-133), East Malaysia.  It will be a
         single-operator single-band entry on 20 metres. QSL via JE1JKL  and
         LoTW.
6Y     - Tom/VE3CX, Harry/VA3EC, Dennis/VE3JAQ and Tony/VE3RZ will be active
         as VE3CX/6Y5 from  Jamaica (NA-097)  on  22-28 November.  They will
         participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest as 6Y3T. All QSLs via VE3CX.
         [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
9Y     - Nick, VE3EY  will  be  active  again  as  9Y4/VE3EY  from  Trinidad
         (SA-011) on  23-28 November.  He will operate CW on  160-10 metres,
         and will partecipate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest.  QSL via home call
         and LoTW, logsearch on Club Log. [TNX The Daily DX]
BY     - Dale, BA4TB  will  participate  in  the  CQ WW DX CW  Contest  from
         Hengsha Island (AS-136). It will be a  single-operator  single-band
         entry on 160 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX NG3K]
CE     - A large group of  operators  from the  Antofagasta DX Team will  be
         active as 3G1G  from  Puerto Gatico  on  25-27 November.  They will
         operate CW, RTTY, PSK31 and JT65 on 40-10 metres.  QSL direct  only
         to CE1ANF.
CT8    - Hermann, HB9CRV will participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest as CR2V
         (not CU9/CU8FN as previously announced,  425DXN 1331).  He will  be
         operating from IOTA group EU-089. QSL via HB9CRV, direct or bureau,
         and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]
D4     - Raul, EA2SS will be active holiday style as D44TBC from Ilha do Sal
         (AF-086), Cape Verde on 19-28 November. He will be QRV on 30 and 20
         metres. QSL via bureau to home call, or eQSL.
FG     - Dave, WJ2O  will be  active  as  FG/WJ2O  from Guadeloupe  (NA-102)
         during the  CQ WW DX CW Contest.  Before and after  the contest  he
         will focus on 30, 17 and 12 metres. QSL direct only via N2ZN.  [TNX
         NG3K]
FK     - Dom/FK8CE, Mic/FK8IK and Sam/FK8DD will participate in the CQ WW DX
         CW Contest as TX8F from the  ARANC (Association  des Radio Amateurs
         en  Nouvelle-Caledonie)  club  station  in  Noumea  (OC-032),   New
         Caledonia. QSL via NI5DX, Club Log and eQSL.
I      - To commemorate  the  85th  anniversary  of  the  first  experiments
         conducted by Guglielmo Marconi in the Gulf of Tigullio, ARI Rapallo
         will be active as IY1MR from 18 November to 4 December.  Operations
         will  take  place  from  Suite 105 at Grand Hotel Miramare in Santa
         Margherita, where Marconi stayed between 1931 and 1936. QSL via the
         bureau or direct to  Sezione ARI, Ufficio Rapallo,  Casella Postale
         22, 16035 Rapallo GE, Italy. [TNX IU1EAF]
J7     - Walter, HB9MFM  is  once  again  active  as  J79WTA  from  Dominica
         (NA-101) until 3 February 2017. He operates  SSB and digital  modes
         on 160-10  metres.  QSL J79WTA via  HB9MFM,  direct or bureau,  and
         LoTW; logsearch on Club Log. Also active from Dominica will soon be
         Seth, SM0XBI, who will be QRV again as J79XBI for four months.  QSL
         J79XBI via SM5DJZ and LoTW; logsearch and OQRS on Club Log.
JD1_mt - Take, JG8NQJ expects to be back to the weather  station  on  Minami
         Torishima (OC-073)  for three  months starting  on 19 December.  He
         operates CW and RTTY as JG8NQJ/JD1  in  his  spare  time.  QSL  via
         JA8CJY (direct) or JG8NQJ (bureau).
KP2    - K3CT and K3TEJ will be active  from the  US Virgin Islands (NA-106)
         from 20 November to 18 December, including an entry in the CQ WW DX
         CW Contest as KP2Q (QSL via K3TEJ).  Outside the contest they  will
         operate mainly CW with an emphasis on  30, 17, 12 metres  and Asia.
         [TNX NG3K]
OZ     - Volker, DJ8VW  will  be  active  again as  5P8VW from  Romo  Island
         (EU-125) from 26 November to 10 December.  He will operate SSB,  CW
         and JT65 on 160-6 metres.  QSL  via DJ8VW (direct or bureau),  Club
         Log's OQRS (preferred), eQSL and LoTW.
PJ4    - Look for PJ4/K4RO, PJ4/W4PA and PJ4/WF7T to be active from  Bonaire
         (SA-006) on 21-30 November. They will team up with  PJ4NX and  will
         partecipate  in  the  CQ WW DX CW  Contest as  PJ4Q (QSL via W4PA).
         Outside the contest they w ill  concentrate on  160, 30, 17 and  12
         metres. [TNX NG3K]
PJ7    - Tom, K2GSJ is  active  again  as  PJ7TM from  Sint Maarten (NA-105)
         until 10 January. He usually  operates SSB on 2010 metres, but  can
         also be  found on  160,  40  and 30  metres CW.  QSL via home call,
         direct or bureau. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
PJ7    - Chris, N0UK (G4JEC) will be active holiday style as PJ7/G4JEC  from
         Sint  Maarten  (NA-105)  from  26 November to 3 December, including
         activity during the  CQ WW DX CW Contest.  QSL via  N0UK  and LoTW;
         logsearch  on Club Log.
TI     - Darrell, AB2E, will be active as TI5/AB2E from Costa Rica on  24-29
         November. Main activity will be during the CQ WW DX CW Contest. QSL
         via home call (direct). [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
TK     - TK/S50P, TK/S53BB, TK/S53CC, TK/S53F, TK/S53RM, TK/S53WW, TK/S53ZO,
         TK/S55OO, TK/S57C and TK/S57L will be  active from  Sant'Ambroggio,
         Corsica (EU-014) on  22-29 November.  Main activity will be  during
         the CQ WW DX CW Contest as TK0C (QSL via LoTW, eQSL or S50C).
UA     - Commemorating  the 120th anniversary of Fridtjof Nansen's legendary
         expedition to the Arctic Ocean, the RT9K/9 Dxpedition [425DXN 1329]
         is set to start on  14 February 2017.  Five operators expect  to be
         active  from  IOTA   groups  AS-054,  AS-121,  AS-104  and  AS-068.
         Depending on weather and ice conditions,  plans are  to  spend  4-5
         days on each island,  and to operate CW, SSB and digital modes with
         three stations on  40-10 metres. QSL via RX9KM;  four separate Club
         Log entries have been created and the OQRS will  be enabled in  due
         course. Bookmark www.qrz.com/db/RT9K/9 for updates.
UA_ant - Alex, RD1AV will be  active  again as  RI1ANC from  Vostok Station,
         Antarctica from 10 December to February 2018. In his spare time  he
         will be QRV on all bands CW, SSB and digital modes.  QSL via RN1ON,
         direct or bureau; OQRS on Club Log. [TNX RN1ON]
V7     - Neil, WD8CRT is back to  Kwajalein (OC-028), Marshall Islands   and
         will be QRV as V73NS throughout December, including activity during
         the  CQ  WW DX  CW Contest.  He  will  try and  "operate 80 and 160
         as  much  as  possible".  QSL  via  W3HNK  or  LoTW;  logsearch  on
         http://dx.qsl.net/logs/.
VK     - VK5CE's  next  visit  to  Granite Island  (OC-228)  will be  on  19
         November, from 6 to 9 UTC. Craig will be  QRV as VK5CE/p on  20, 17
         and 15 metres. "For those in VK2/VK3/VK5 who  can never hear me  on
         the  higher  bands",  he says,  "I'll be visiting  OC-228 again  in
         December on a  Saturday or Sunday, and  I'll spend an  hour on  40m
         just  before  dusk".  See  http://oc228.blogspot.com.au   for  more
         information and direct link to Club Log's OQRS.
VK     - Craig, VK5CE will be active as  VK5CE/8 from  North Island (OC-198)
         on 1-5 November  2017.  This  rare  IOTA group  was activated  only
         twice, by VK8ISL (1994) and VK4WWI/8 (2004).  "I've been trying  to
         bring this on the air since 2011", Craig says.  It has  taken  five
         years, and finally he  has  been able  "to secure a  reliable  boat
         charter and most importantly a safe location to operate from".  QSL
         via home call,  direct or bureau; logsearch  and OQRS on  Club Log.
         Bookmark https://oc198.wordpress.com/  for further information  and
         updates.
VP5    - Look for VP5/AA4NC  will  to  be  active  holiday  style  on  21-30
         November.  He will operate CW,  SSB and RTTY  on 160-10 metres.  He
         will participate  in the  CQ WW DX CW Contest  as  VP5M along  with
         K4QPL.  QSL VP5/AA4NC via  AA4NC (direct)  and LoTW;  QSL VP5M  via
         K4QPL (direct) and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]
VP9    - George, GM0IIO will be active as VP9/KQ8Z from Bermuda (NA-005)  on
         23-30 November. QSL via GM0IIO, direct only. He will participate in
         the CQ WW DX CW Contest as VP9I. [TNX NG3K]
VU     - Datta, VU2DSI will be  active  as AU2JCB  from  23 November  to  12
         December to celebrate the birthdate of Indian  physicist and  radio
         pioneer Jagadish Chandra Bose.  Look for activity on 80, 40, 20, 15
         and 10 metres. QSL via VU2DSI (direct).
XX9    - Alberto VR2XAN, Andrea IV3SKB, Stefano IK2JUB and Luca IK2PFL  will
         be active as XX9TXN from Macao  21-29 November, including  an entry
         in the  CQ WW DX CW Contest.  They will operate  mainly  CW with an
         emphasis on the low and WARC bands. QSL direct only to VR2XAN.
YN     - Josep, EA3BT and Nuria, EA3WL will be active as H74B and H74W  from
         Big  Corn Island  (Isla del Gran Maiz,  NA-013), Nicaragua from  31
         December to 6 January. They will operate  SSB, RTTY and some CW  on
         40-6 metres. QSL both callsigns via EA3BT, preferably through  Club
         Log's OQRS.

CARIBBEAN TRIP ---> Mike, VE7ACN will  be active as  PJ2/VE7ACN from Curacao
(SA-099) on 21-29 November, as J3/VE7ACN from Carriacou Island (NA-147) from
30 November to 8 December, and as VP5/VE7ACN from Grand Turk Island (NA-003)
on 10-19 December. QSL via home call and LOTW;  logsearch and  OQRS on  Club
Log. [TNX DX News]

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                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

DXCC NEWS ---> Recently approved for DXCC credit  operations  include  9Q6BB
(Democratic  Republic  of the  Congo, current  activity),  E44QX (Palestine,
2015-16) and T31T (Central Kiribati, 2016).

XZ1A ---> This is the callsign that JH1AJT,  along with  E21EIC,  DJ9ZB  and
W5MJ, have been using from Myanmar since 17 November.  They are expected  to
remain there until the 22nd [425DXN 1332]. QSL via JH1AJT; the OQRS on  Club
Log will be available after Zorro returns home.

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QSLs received direct or  through  managers:  3DA0NJ,  5A1AL,  5U7RK,  6W1RY,
8T2BH, A5A, CE0Y/JA0JHQ, CY9C, D66D, FT4JA, HT7AAA, IS0/OM8A,  K1W (NA-217),
K9AJ/VY0  (NA-159),  LU8DPM,  PJ6Y,  R70ASIA  (AS-070),  S79V,  S9BT,  S9WL,
SV2ASP/A,   VC2Q,  VI6DH400  (OC-206),  VK5MAV/6  (OC-266),  VU2TS,   XW1IC,
ZZ2016RIO.
 
 
 
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       	
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