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26 Nov 2016

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The deadline is 12 UTC on Fridays


                                                               
A7     - A multi-national team assembled by the  Qatar Amateur Radio Society
         (QARS) will be active  as A70X from  Al-Safliyah Island (AS-088) on
         1-7 January. Twelve operators  (A71AM, A71AV, A71BI, A71EM,  A71GO,
         A75GM, A75GT, E76AA, E78AA, EI5GM,  EI9FBB and MM0NDX) will  be QRV
         on all bands SSB, CW and digital modes. QSL via M0OXO. A website is
         under construction. [TNX DX World]
F      - Sea and weather  permitting,  Gil F4FET,  Antoine F5RAB  and others
         will be active as TM1CEZ from Cezembre Island (EU-157) from  around
         11 UTC on 26 December  until around  14 UTC on the 28th.  They will
         operate  SSB,  CW  and  RTTY on  80-10 metres with  three  or  four
         stations. QSL via M0OXO (http://www.m0oxo.com/oqrs/logsearch.php).
FS     - FS/K9EL, FS/K9NU, FS/N9TK  and  FS/W9ILY  will be active  from  St.
         Martin (NA-105) on 1-11 December.  They will operate holiday  style
         with  planned  activity  during the ARRL 160 and 10 Meter contests.
         See qrz.com for each operator's QSLling options. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
FT_ant - Francois, F4HLT (https://f4hlt.wordpress.com/) will spend one  year
         at  the  Dumont  d'Urville  Station  on  Petrels  Island  (AN-017),
         Antarctica. In his spare time he will be QRV as FT3YL; his  licence
         is valid from 1 December 2016 until 1 February 2018. QSL via F6KPQ.
         [TNX F1NGP]
ON     - Joining the celebrations for the  30th anniversary of the  European
         DX Foundation will be special callsign ON30EUDXF from Belgium. Look
         for activity  on 1-31 December.  QSL via ON6CC.  Information on the
         "30 EUDXF Award" for working this and other special  callsigns  can
         be found at www.eudxf.eu/eudxf30-award/.
TL     - The dates for the TL8TT DXpedition to the  Central African Republic
         [425DXN 1332]  are  1-14 February  2017.  A  team of seven  (I1HJT,
         I2YSB, IK2CIO, IK2CKR, IK2DIA,  IK2HKT and JA3USA) will have  three
         stations QRV on 160-10 metres CW and SSB, and  on  20 metres  RTTY.
         QSL via I2YSB and LoTW  "by the end of August".  Other information,
         logsearch and OQRS can be found  on www.i2ysb.com/idt/;  the band &
         mode survey has been reset in consideration of the recent  TL0A and
         TL8AO activities. [TNX IK7JWY]
TU     - Bertrand DF3FS, Norbert DJ7JC,  Heye DJ9RR and  Emil DL8JJ will  be
         active as TU5MH from Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) from 22 January to
         2 February. They will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 80-10 metres with
         three  stations.  QSL  via  DJ5BWD,  direct  or bureau,  and  LoTW;
         logsearch  and  OQRS  on  Club Log.  See http://tu5mh.com/ for more
         information.
VP5    - Dave, W5CW is once again active as VP5/W5CW from the Caicos Islands
         (NA-002) until 13 December. He operates CW and SSB on 160-6 metres,
         and  will  participate  in  the  CQ WW DX CW,  ARRL 160 Meter  (2-4
         December)  and ARRL  10 Meter  (10-11 December) contests  as VP5CW.
         QSLs via W5CW, direct only. [TNX The Daily DX]

CQ WW DX  CW  CONTEST --->  The  following  stations  have  announced  their
participation in this year's event (26-27 November):

ZONE   CALL          CATEGORY     COUNTRY              QSL VIA    
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05     VC2T          M/S          Canada               LoTW/VE2TZT
05     VP9I          SOAB 20m LP  Bermuda              LoTW/WW3S  
07     HR2DMR        SOAB LP      Honduras             KD4POJ     
07     HR2J          SOAB LP      Honduras             LoTW/HR2J  
07     TI5/AB2E      SOAB HP      Costa Rica           AB2E       
07     TI5W          SOAB HP      Costa Rica           W4FS       
07     YN2SX         SOSB or SOAB Nicaragua            WA3RHW     
08     6Y3T          M/2          Jamaica              VE3CX      
08     6Y9X          SOAB         Jamaica              LoTW/KQ1F  
08     8P1W          SOAB LP      Barbados             KU9C       
08     FG/WJ2O       SOAB LP      Guadeloupe           N2ZN       
08     HI3/NP4Z      SOAB         Dominican Republic   N4AO       
08     HI3CC         M/S LP       Dominican Republic   LoTW/W2CCW 
08     J68GD         SOAB         St. Lucia            LoTW/K9AW  
08     J70BH         M/?          Dominica             OH2BH      
08     KP2Q          M/?          US Virgin Islands    K3TEJ      
08     KP4/VE3RSA    SOAB QRP     Puerto Rico          LoTW/VE3RSA
08     KP4BD         SOAB LP      Puerto Rico          NP3LT      
08     NP2P          SO           US Virgin Islands    LoTW       
08     NP3A          SOAB LP      Puerto Rico          LoTW/WD8CW 
08     NP4DX         SOAB HP      Puerto Rico          W3HNK      
08     PJ7/G4JEC                  Sint Maarten         N0UK       
08     PJ7/K0CD      SO QRP       Sint Maarten         K0CD       
08     V26K          SOAB LP      Antigua & Barbuda    LoTW/AA3B  
08     V47T          SOAB HP      St. Kitts & Nevis    LoTW/W2RQ  
08     VP2EHC        SOAB HP      Anguilla             OH3JR      
08     VP2ESM        SOAB LP      Anguilla             OH1VR      
08     VP2VI         M/?          British Virgin Isls  W2LK       
08     VP5CW         SO LP        Turks and Caicos     W5CW       
08     VP5M          M/S          Turks and Caicos     LoTW/K4QPL 
08     ZF2MJ         SOAB HP      Cayman Isls          LoTW/W6TMD 
08     ZF9CW                      Cayman Islands       LoTW/K0DEQ 
09     8R1/AG6UT     SOAB         Guyana               DJ9RR      
09     9Y4/VE3EY     SOAB HP      Trinidad & Tobago    LoTW/VE3EY 
09     FY5FY         SOSB 80m     French Guiana        FY5FY      
09     P40C          SO           Aruba                LoTW       
09     P40W          SOAB LP      Aruba                LoTW/N2MM  
09     P49Y          SOAB         Aruba                LoTW/AE6Y  
09     PJ4A          M/?          Bonaire              K4BAI      
09     PJ4Q          M/S          Bonaire              LoTW/W4PA  
09     PZ5V          M/?          Suriname             LoTW/M0URX 
09     TO1A          SOSB         French Guyana        LoTW       
09     YW4D          SOAB HP      Venezuela            LoTW       
11     PX2V          M/S          Brazil               PY2KJ      
12     CB1H          M/?          Chile                LoTW/CE1DY 
14     CR2V          SOSB 20m     Azores               LoTW/HB9CRV
14     CR6K          SOAB         Portugal             CT1ILT     
14     CU9AB         SOAB         Azores               LoTW/HB9CRV
14     EF3T          M/S LP       Spain                LoTW/EA3NO 
14     GJ2A          SOSB         Jersey               LoTW       
14     GU3HFN        SOAB         Guernsey                        
14     GU4CHY        SOSB 20m     Guernsey             GU4CHY     
14     GU4YOX        SOSB 80m     Guernsey             LoTW/GU4YOX
14     HB0/DK4YJ     M/S          Liechtenstein        DK4YJ      
14     MD2C          SO           Isle of Man          LoTW/MD0CCE
14     MD2N          SOSB 40m LP  Isle of Man                     
14     MZ5A          SOSB 40m     Shetland Islands     LoTW/G3TXF 
14     MZ5B          SOSB 160m    Shetland Islands     LoTW/G3TXF 
15     9H3PP         SO           Malta                HA5PP      
15     ES9C          M/2          Estonia              LoTW/ES5RY 
15     IO5O          M/S          Italy                IK5RLP     
15     LY4A          M/?          Lithuania            LotW       
15     OH0Z          SOAB HP      Aland Islands        W0MM       
15     OH5DX         M/M          Finland              LoTW       
15     TK0C          M/2          Corsica              LoTW/S50C  
15     UA2F          M/S          Kaliningrad          UA2FM      
15     Z39A          SOSB 20M     Macedonia            LotW       
15     ZA/OG1N       SOSB 20m     Albania              LoTW/OH2TA 
16     RM3F          M/S          Russia (EU)          UA3DPX     
17     UN4L          SOSB 80m     Kazakhstan           UA9AB      
17     UP2L          SOSB 40m     Kazakhstan           UA9AB      
20     4X0W          SOAB LP      Israel               W1UE       
20     4X2M          SOSB 20m     Israel               4X4DZ      
20     4X6FR         SOAB         Israel               4X6OM      
20     SW9AA         SOAB         Crete                LZ1PM      
20     TC3A          M/2          Turkey (AS)          LZ1NK      
20     YR8D          M/S          Romania              YO8KRR     
21     4L8A          SOSB 20m     Georgia              LoTW/K1BV  
21     A44A          M/2          Oman                 A47RS      
22     8Q7DV         M/?          Maldives             UA8DX      
22     8Q7SP         M/?          Maldives             LoTW/SP6FXY
22     AT5X          SOAB HP      India                LoTW/VU2CDP
24     BA4TB         SOSB 160m    China                BA4TB      
24     XX9TXN        M/2          Macao                VR2XAN     
26     E2X           M/S          Thailand             LoTW/E20GMY
26     HS0ZAR        M/2          Thailand             K3ZO       
26     HS0ZIA        M/S          Thailand             LoTW       
26     XW0YO                      Laos                 LoTW       
26     XW4XR         SO           Laos                 LoTW/E21EIC
27     AH0K          M/2          Northern Marianas    LoTW/OH6GDX
27     AH2R          M/S          Guam                 LoTW       
27     DX2R          M/S LP       Philippines          LoTW/W3HNK 
27     NH2DX         SOSB 15m     Guam                 LoTW       
27     V6A           SOAB         Micronesia           JA7HMZ     
28     9M6NA         SOSB 20m     East Malaysia        LoTW/JE1JKL
28     YB0ECT        SOSB 15M     Indonesia            W2FB       
28     YE2A          M/S          Indonesia            LoTW       
29     VK6NC         M/?          Australia            VK6ANC     
31     KH7M          SOAB HP      Hawaii               qrz.com    
31     V73NS                      Marshall Islands     LoTW/W3HNK 
32     A31MM         SOAB LP      Tonga                LoTW/EA5GL 
32     FO/K7AR       SOAB         Austral Islands      LoTW/K7AR  
32     TX8F          M/S          New Caledonia        NI5DX      
32     VK9NX         SO           Norfolk Island       LoTW/NX1P  
32     ZL7/W1XGI     SO           Chatham Islands      LoTW/JA1XGI
32     ZM4T          M/S          New Zealand          LoTW/ZL3IO 
33     3V8SS         SOAB LP      Tunisia              LoTW/LX1NO 
33     CN2AA         M/S          Morocco              LoTW/UA2FM 
33     CN2R          M/2          Morocco              W7EJ       
33     CR3OO         SOAB         Madeira              LoTW       
33     CR3W          M/2          Madeira              LoTW/DL5AXX
33     CT9/R7KW      SOAB LP      Madeira              K2PF       
33     ED8X          M/S          Canary Islands       LoTW/RN3RQ 
33     EF8U          SOAB HP      Canary Isls          LoTW/EA8URL
33     IH9R          SOSB 80m     Italy (AF)           IZ1GAR     
34     SU9JG                      Egypt                LoTW/EA5GL 
36     ZD8W          M/?          Ascension Island     LoTW/W6NV  
37     5H1WW         M/S LP       Tanzania             RZ3FW      
37     5H3EE         SOAB LP      Tanzania             DL4ME      
37     5X1XA         SO           Uganda               LoTW/G3SWH 
37     5Z4/DJ6TF                  Kenya                DJ6TF      
37     5Z4/DL7KL                  Kenya                DL7KL      
37     ET3AA         SO           Ethiopia             N2OO       
38     ZS2DL         SOAB HP      South Africa         ZS2DL      
39     3B9HA         SOAB HP      Rodrigues Island     LoTW/M0OXO 
39     FH/HB9AMO     SOAB LP      Mayotte              M0URX      
40     TF3CW         SOSB 20m     Iceland              LX1NO      
40     TF3JB         SOSB 80m     Iceland              LoTW/TF3JB 

Do not forget to give a look at the Announced Operations listing  maintained
by Bill, NG3K at http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/cqc2016.html - good contest to you
all!

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                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CYPRUS QSL MATTERS ---> Baz, 5B4AHO has retired as QSL manager for the Pafos
Radio Club, after 10 years of stirling work.  The new QSL manager is Norman,
5B4AIE.  QSLs for  the following calls  should be  sent via 5B4AIE:  5B4PRC,
C4EURO, C4EU, P3EU, P3R and 5B70VE.
QSLing 5B stations in general: a reminder that many Cyprus  stations have  a
QSL Manager who is not resident in Cyprus. It is therefore pointless to send
QSLs for these  stations to the  Cyprus QSL Bureau -  the cards  will almost
certainly not be delivered to their intended recipient. A full list of these
stations  can  be  found  here: http://bit.ly/1QdZQht [TNX 5B4AHJ, CARS  QSL
Bureau Manager]

HV ON CLUB LOG ---> The logs for  HV0A (QSOs after 2 February 2008),  HV4NAC
(QSOs after 26 January 2008),  HV50VR and  HV6SP are  now available  on Club
Log. They will be updated soon after each activation. The logs are regularly
uploaded to LoTW. [TNX IK0PRG]

IOTA SURVEY --- > If you  need  IOTA groups  OC-196,  OC-198 and/or  OC-228,
there is a quick survey to help Craig, VK5CE  plan operations there in 2017:
https://freeonlinesurveys.com/s/hWzrlEwS.

YOTA MONTH ---> The Youngsters On The Air group will be active again  during
the entire month of December. The idea for this event is to show the amateur
radio hobby to youth and to encourage youngsters to be  active  on  the  ham
radio waves.  Participating  stations  include  3V8YOTA,  4O1YOTA,  4O2YOTA,
7X2YOTA,  9A0YOTA, 9A16YOTA,  A2YOTA,  A60YOTA, DA0YOTA,  E71YOTA,  ES9YOTA,
ET3AA/YOTA, GB16YOTA, HA6YOTA, HB9YOTA, II2YOTA, II5YOTA,  J62YOTA, LX4YOTA,
LY5YOTA, OD5RI/YOTA, OE16YOTA, OH2YOTA, OM9YOTA,  ON4YOTA, PA6YOTA, PD6YOTA,
SH9YOTA, TM0YOTA, YO0YOTA, YT16YOTA and ZS9YOTA.  QSLs via  Club Log's OQRS.
See www.ham-yota.com/december-yota-month/ for  information on the event  and
the award.

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                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

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CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
===================================================================
3B9FR       M0OXO       EH1VG       EC1YL       R200SB      RZ4AWB
3B9HA       M0OXO       EI8BLB      EI3JB       R26MDXC     RQ7L
3DA0AY      ZS6AYE      EN25UARL    UT5UIA      RI1AND      RW1AI
4K6FO       DC9RI       EO30UC      UR4UC       RI1ANR      RK1PWA
4KRA29      4K4K        FG4NN       NI5DX       SN0TANK     SP2PBM
4M1F        YV1JGT      FH/HB9AMO   M0URX       SN2016RHS   SP3PGR
4O10A       4O3A        FK8GX       W3HNK       SX25LSV     SZ8LSV
4X6TT       N4GNR       FO/K7AR     K7AR        T2AT        N7SMI
5B/OL0M     OK1CDJ      GB0SNB      M1GEO       T32TM       N7RO
5B4AJC      UA3DX       HC2AO       RC5A        T32TV       KE5EE
5C5W        EA5XX       HF6FIRAC    SP6IEQ      T46B        EA5GL
5H1WW       RZ3FW       HF98IVD     SP9IVD      T88KH       BM2JCC
5X1XA       G3SWH       HF98NSN     SP9PGE      T88QR       JJ1DQR
6Y3T        VE3CX       HF98RQH     SP9RQH      TG7/HR2DMR  KD4POJ
6Y9X        KQ1F        HG0HEXV     HA5GY       TI5/KL9A    W2GR
7X2VFK      7X2DD       HG44FY      HA8FY       TL8AO       M0OXO
7X5QB       EA7FTR      HI3Y        RW6HS       TM0GYZ      F0DTB
7Y9OU       SM4VPZ      HK1NA       K6IPM       TO2EE       K2HVN
8N7I        JN7DIY      HS44SEA     HS7BHK      TT8FC       EA3GWK
8P5A        NN1N        II5AF       HB9CQL      TZ4AM       W0SA
8Q7DV       UA8DX       IY5PIS      IW5AOT      V26BH       OH2BH
8Q7SP       SP6FXY      J62DX       EB7DX       V26K        AA3B
8R1/AG6UT   DJ9RR       J70BH       OH2BH       V47JA       W5JON
8S7A        W3HNK       J79WTA      HB9MFM      V47NT       W2RQ
9H3AP       G8GNI       KL7SB       NI5DX       V63DX       JA7HMZ
9J2BO       G3TEV       KP2Q        K3TEJ       V63EEU      JA5EEU
9Y4NW       EB7DX       LZ60CF      LZ1CF       V63FA       JA1SVP
A25SL       N4GNR       LZ60KSB     LZ2NG       V63GW       JR3GWZ
A52NH       JA0JHQ      MX0SNB      M1GEO       V63YY       JA1VND
A60A        A61BK       NP4A        W3HNK       V6EME       JH3AZC
A60TVD      A61BK       OA6Q        OE3NHW      V73NS       W3HNK
A65DC       IZ8CLM      OD5TX       W4JS        VK2DX       W3HNK
A93JA       KE5JA       OE3XMA      OE1DIA      VP8DPK      W7AUM
AU2JCB      VU2DSI      OH20TAR     OH1HS       VP9/KQ8Z    GM0IIO
CN2PM       UA2FM       OM42TATRY   OM2FY       W2LI        AJ2I
CN8SG       EA7FTR      OP0PPY      ON7LX       XW0YO       KM0O
CR3OO       W3HNK       OT90SNCB    OR4K        XW4XR       E21EIC
CT9/YL3JM   K2PF        P40W        N2MM        XX9TKB      IV3SKB
CU8FN       HB9CRV      PJ2/RW0CN   RW0CN  [b]  XZ1A        JH1AJT
CU9AB       HB9CRV      PJ2/RW0CN   VE7ACN [d]  ZA/OG1N     OH2TA
CV1VB       IK2DUW      PJ4/KU8E    K4BAI       ZD8V        K0AV
DP1POL      DL1ZBO      PJ7TM       K2GSJ       ZD8W        W6NV
DU1/JA1PBV  JA1PBV      PY0F/LU9EFO F4HBW  [d]  ZF2MJ       W6TMD
E44CM       PA3FYC      PY0F/LU9EFO LU9EFO [b]  ZL7/W1XGI   JA1XGI
EA8/OZ1AA   OZ1ACB      PZ5V        M0URX       ZV2TA       PY2XI

9G5SW      Walter Spaeth, P.O. Box 138, Berekum BA, Ghana
JA1PBV     Sadao Ito, 3-8-12 Baraki, Ishioka-shi, Ibaraki-ken, 315-0042,
           Japan
JH1AJT     Y. Zorro Miyazawa, P.O. Box 8, Oiso-machi, Naka-Gun, 
           Kanagawa-ken, 259-0111, Japan
K7AR       Alan N. Rovner, 18809 NE 21st St, Vancouver WA 98684, USA
PY2XIZ     Willian Araujo Santolica, Rua Ceara 201, Bairro Jacare,
           Cabreuva-SP, 13315-000, Brazil
SP6FXY     Ryszard Woroszczuk, ul. Akacjowa 9, 55-080 Smolec, Poland
TI2CC      Carlos Paez, SJO 169221, P.O. Box 025331, Miami FL 33102, USA
VP2EHC     Henri Olander, Helavalkeantie 15, FI-13270 Hameenlinna, Finland
VP2ESM     Seppo Sisatto, Ojakatu 3 A 18, FI-33100 Tampere, Finland
XX9TXN     Alberto Annesi, 1/F 7A Nam Shan Road, Peng Chau, Hong Kong
YB16T      Kutasi Gabor, Siofok, Koch R. utca 10/A I/4, 8600, Hungary
YS1/HB9KNA Markus Pfiffner, Gopf 791, 9052 Niederteufen AR, Switzerland
 
 
 
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       	
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