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Thursday, November 7, 2013

I.C.P.O. Bulletin (08 - 15 November 2013)
"Islands, Castles & Portable Operations"
Listing is by calendar date (day/month/year)
07/11/2013: RSGB centenary special event station GM100RSGB will operate from
Kilwinning Abbey (CASHOTA GM-235) on 7th and 8th November 2013 on all bands and
modes. QSL via ClubLog OQRS. [DXNL]

08/11/2013: Toshi, JA8BMK, will be active again from Kathmandu, Nepal, as 9N7BM
between 8-28th November 2013. Holiday style activity using beam+amp. Attempt to
work NA on 160 and 80 metres if verticals can be erected. QSL via JA8BMK. [DX

08/11/2013: Yoshiaki, JR3QFB and Toshiharu, JA3JND plan activity as T88JH and
T88ON, respecitvely, from the West Plaza by the Sea Hotel rental station located
on Malakal Island, State of Koror, Republic of Palau (OC-009, WW Loc. PJ77FH)
from 8-12 November 2013. Planned activity for 80-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital
modes. They also plan entries in the WAE DX RTTY Contest and the JIDX Phone
Contest (9-10 November). QSL via home calls direct or JARL bureau. Also eQSL,
LoTW and Club Log will be available. [DXNL]

08/11/2013: Fabrizio IW3SQY, Franco IZ8GCE, Josep EA3AKY, Art WA7NB, Les
SP3DOI, Paolo IV3DSH and Dino CE3PG will be active as XR0ZR from Robinson Crusoe
Island (DICE ICE-004, WLOTA 0153, WWFF CEFF-003), Juan Fernandez (SA-005) on
8-20 November 2013. They will operate four stations on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and
RTTY. QSL via IV3DSH, direct or bureau (OQRS preferred), and LoTW "after 6
months". QSLling details and further information at:
[425 DX News]

09/11/2013: Joao, CU3AA, will be QRV on 9th November 2013 as CU3AA/p from
Ermida (WCA CT-02015, no DMHP yet, DMP 1901, DDFP AGH-15) and Imperio de Sao
Luis (WCA CT-01627, DMHP AZ-135, IDES-010, DMP 1901, DDFP AGH-15), Sao Bento
parish, Angra do Heroismo, Ilha Terceira (EU-175, DIP AZ-003, PIP AC-003, WLOTA
0524). Activity will be on 40-10m CW and SSB after 16h UTC. QSL via home call,
bureau or direct. [CU3AA]

09/11/2013: Gil, F4FET and others will be active as homecall/p from the island
of Sainte Marguerite (EU-058, DIFM ME-020, MIA MF-028) on 9th November 2013 from
06:00-14:00 UTC. Plans are for 3 stations using batteries, 100w and groundplanes
antennas. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. F4FET/p will also have OQRS
available. Website: []

09/11/2013: Look for Maurizio IT9BWD/p, Riccardo IT9CVO/p, Giuseppe IT9HBS/p,
Giuseppe IW9CLF/p and possibly Alfio IT9EJW/p to be active from Vendicari Island
(EU-166, IIA SR-003, MIA MI-259) on 9th and 10th November 2013. They plan to
operate SSB and CW on 40-10 metres. QSL via home calls. [425 DX News]

09/11/2013: Members of the Kazakhstan Traveling Radio Amateurs Group will be
active as UP44WFF on the 9th and 10th of November 2013 from the Medeu Regional
State Natural Park (WWFF UNFF-030), Makhnatka mountain [2280m] (WMA UNM-013 -
New One!), Malaya Almatinka River (WRA UNR-048), located in the Medeu District
of Almaty (KDA-G-06, WW Loc. MN83MD). Team members will be Sergey UN6GAO, Viktor
UN7GIT, Arthur UN6QC and the novice participants. QRV using CW and SSB on 40m
(7.060-7.100 MHz), 20m (14.140-14.180 and 14.244 MHz), 15m (21.200-21.244 MHz)
and 10m (28.450-28.540 MHz) +/- QRM. QSL direct or bureau, plus LoTW. Further
info at: [UN6QC]

09/11/2013: Manuel XE2HUQ, Saul XE2HQI, Craig XE2HWJ and Felix XE2I will be
active as XF1P from Isla Partida (NA-124) on 9-16 November. They plan to operate
SSB and CW on 160-10 metres. QSL via XE2HUQ (direct only). [425 DX News]

09/11/2013: is reporting that Adhi, YB3MM, is making plans to
activate Karimunjawa Island (OC-186) again as YB3MM/2 tentatively between 9-10th
November 2013. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via
IZ8CCW. Check out info about his last operation at:

10/11/2013: A team around Narendrasinh, VU2ZNN, plans an activation of Gir
Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary (WWFF VUFF-023, aka Sasan Gir), in
Gujarat State, with the special callsign AU2GIR on 9th and 10th November 2013.
They will be QRV using CW and SSB on the following frequencies: 28550, 21280,
21310, 14150, 14220, 7035, 7070 and 7150 kHz. QSL via the information on [DXNL]

10/11/2013: Look for Gil, F4FET/p on 10th November 2013 (08:00-15:00 UTC) to be
active from the island of Saint Honorat (EU-058, DIFM ME-014, MIA MF-027). QRV
on the 40-10 metre SSB using battery power, 100w and verticals. QSL via home
call, direct or bureau. OQRS will also be available. Website: []

10/11/2013: Pierre, ON7ZC and Michel, ON4BZ will be signing homecall/p from the
Castle Bivort of Fontaine l'Eveque (WCA ON-00464, BCA HAT-107) on the 10th of
November 2013, from 0900 - 1200 local time. Look for them to be QRV on 40 metre
CW and SSB. QSL both calls via ON7ZC, direct or bureau. [DXNL]

10/11/2013: Cecile ON5TC, Ronald ON5TQ, Michel ON6QO and Peter ON8VP plan to
activate Oosterscheide National Park (WWFF PAFF-015) on 10th November 2013 using
PA/homecall/p. Look for them to be QRV on 40-15 metre CW. QSL via homecalls,
direct or bureau. [DXNL]

10/11/2013: An 8-man team led by Joppy, YB8XM plan activity from Pulau Banda
Besar (IOTA OC-157), Maluku Tengah, Indonesia, between 10-15th November 2013.
Plans are to be QRV on 40-10 metres, using the callsign YB8V. Team members and
callsigns: Joppy YB8XM/p (team leader), Marthin YB8VM/p, Danny YC8VDT/p, Richard
YD8VSR/p, Agustinus YD8VRA/p, G. Saiya YD8VRS/p, Fransicus YC8VFB/p and Andy
YC0MVP/8. QSL via YB9BU, direct only. A rare IOTA - further info can be found on
their website at: [DX World]

10/11/2013: Operators Rizal YE5YE, Agus YE5TA, Imam YB4IR, Anton YB5QZ, Aled
YB6CA, Yana YB1AR, Ady YB6VK, Fir YB6ODD, Henk YB1HK, Ronny YB7GRN, Teuku YG5TZ,
Budi YF1AR and Sutara YE6YE will be active as YE5R from Anambas Island (OC-108,
WW Loc. OJ33DI) between 10-20th November, 2013. QRV on all bands and modes. QSL
via YB4IR. [DX World]

11/11/2013: On 11th and 12th November 2013 Gil, F4FET, plans activity from
Monaco as 3A/F4FET. He plans to be QRV on 40-10 metre SSB using battery power,
FT857D 100w and verticals. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. OQRS will also
be available. Website: []

11/11/2013: Carl, SM6CPY, will be active holiday-style from Rwanda as 9X0PY
between 11-18th November 2013. QRV mostly CW on 20-10m, possibly lower bands.
Carl will also be visiting Tanzania and will be QRV as 5H3CJ. QSL via SM6CPY.
[DX World]

11/11/2013: Bill, N6MW, will make one last try to activate American Samoa as
KH8/N6MW from a hotel on the island of Tutuila (OC-045, USi AS007S, WLOTA 4385),
American Samoa, between 11-21 November 2013. The focus will be on "Maximum
number of different stations contacted; CW, some SSB and RTTY if/when things
slow down; EU when possible on higher bands; and Significant 160m effort." The
location on the island will be well south of the Pago Pago harbor area to avoid
as much mountain low angle cut off as possible. The DX-pedition's web page
states, "Total of 3 operators planned, 2 of the slots available." QSL LoTW;
bureau or direct via TBA. Further info and updates at: [OPDX

12/11/2013: Cesare, I0WDX, will be active as S79WDX from La Digue Island
(AF-024, WLOTA 3066, Grid Loc. LI75), Seychelles, between 12-23 November, 2013.
QRV on 160-6m. QSL via I0WDX direct and via LoTW. [DX World]

12/11/2013: Aki ZL1GO (JE4EKO), Jacky ZL3CW (F2CW/WE3B), John 9M6XRO and Kip
W6SZN will be active as W8A from Turtle & Shark Lodge, Village of Vaitogi, on
the southeast coast of Tutuila Island (OC-045, USi AS007S, WLOTA 4385, WW Loc.
AH45PP) from 12-22 November, 2013. During the CQWW DX CW Contest (23-24
November) they will use the callsign N8A as a Multi-2 entry. QRV on 160-10
metres, with a significant effort on 160 metres. Focus will be on EU for the
high bands. CW will be the primary mode with some SSB and RTTY possible. QSL via
ZL3CW. Website: [DX World]

13/11/2013: Hrane YT1AD (N9YU), Dragos YU1AKV, Vasiliy RW4NW, Sergey RZ3FW
(N7AFW) and David WD5COV will visit Hawaii, Samoa, American Samoa, Fiji and
Rotuma between mid November and early December. This will be a reconnaissance
trip in preparation for a future DXpedition. 13-15 November from Hawaii (OC-019)
as KH6/N9YU, KH6/WD5COV and KH6/N7AFW. 16-17 November as 5W7A or 5W6A, 5W0OV,
5W0FW, 5W0NW from Samoa (OC-097). 18-19 November from American Samoa (OC-045) as
KH8/N9YU, KH8/WD5COV and KH8/N7AFW. 20-22 November will see them in Fiji
(OC-016) as 3D2AD, 3D2OV, 3D2FW and 3D2NW. 22-29 November from Rotuma Island
(OC-060) as 3D2R. 29 November-4 December in Fiji (OC-016) as 3D2AD, 3D2OV, 3D2FW
and 3D2NW. Activity from Rotuma will include a M/S or M/2 emtry in the CQWW DX
CW Contest (23-24 November). QSL via YT1AD (for 3D2AD, 3D2R, 5W7A or 5W6A,
KH6/N9YU and KH8/N9YU), via WD5COV (for 3D2OV, 5W0OV, KH6/WD5COV and
KH8/WD5COV), via RZ3FW (for 3D2FW, 5W0FW, KH6/N7AFW and KH8/N7AFW), via RW4NW
(for 3D2NW and 5W0NW). [425 DX News]

13/11/2013: Klaus, DD1AY, will once again be active as 9H3GK from the Dolmen
Resort Hotel, Bugibba, St. Paul's Bay, island of Malta (EU-023, MIA MM-001,
WLOTA 1113) between 13th November and 4th December, 2013. QRV on the HF bands,
mainly SSB, using FT-100, PS 30SW, DX-Wire and MC 60. QSL via home call, direct
preferred (see for more information). [DD1AY]

14/11/2013: A multinational team (Dietmar DL3DXX, Wayne N7NG, Hans PB2T, Olli
OH0XX, Martti OH2BH, Pertti OH2PM, Veijo OH6KN and Tevfik TA1HZ) will be in
Juba, South Sudan on 14-28 November 2013. They will be QRV as Z81X with an
emphasis on 160 and 80 metres. The plan is to activate three stations with
amplifiers, low-band verticals and beverage antennas. The operation will be
generator based, and two different radio locations may be used. The period
includes the CQWW DX CW Contest (23-24 November), with some single-band entries
and low-band SSB focus during the contest weekend. QSL via OH0XX. Further
information and updates will be posted at: [425 DX News]

15/11/2013: Operators Ric DL2VFR, Klaus DL7UXG, Friedrich DL4BBH, Matthias
DK7LV and Klaus DL2YBG plan activity as DM50IOTA from Usedom Island (EU-129, DID
O-013, WLOTA 1640) from 15-18 November, 2013. QRV on the HF bands using SSB and
CW. QSL via the bureau. []

15/11/2013: Jim, K8MR, will be active as HI/K8MR from Punta Cana, Dominican
Republic (NA-096, WLOTA 2974) between 15-25th November, 2013. He plans to be in
the CQWW DX CW Contest (23-24 November) as a Single-Op/All-Band/QRP entry. Jim
will be taking his Elecraft KX3 and some wire and will modestly be operating
outside the contest [to keep his wife happy] with focus on the WARC bands. [OPDX

15/11/2013: Zorro, JH1AJT and the group will be on air from Nay Pyi Taw,
Myanmar, again from 15th to 26th November 2013. This will be the third and final
run for 2013 from XZ land. Proposed call sign is XZ1J this time, and plan to set
up three to four stations, run 24/7, on 160-10 metre CW SSB and RTTY. Announced
operators are: Zorro JH1AJT, Franz DJ9ZB, JC E20NKB, Champ E21EIC, Katsu JA1DXA,
Jay JA1TRC, David K3LP, Paul N6PSE, Peter PP5XX, Rafael PY2NDX and Kazu VR2KF.
QSL via OQRS preferred. [DX World]


18/11/2013: Members of the FG4KI Radio Club, namely Francois FG4NW, Burt FG8OJ,
Jean-Claude FG8NY and Phil FG1PP will be active from Guadeloupe Island (NA-102,
DIFO FG-001, WLOTA 0644) as TO0MT for the arrival of the Transatlantic race
"Mini Transat". QRV period from 18th November to 1st December 2013. QSL via
LoTW, eQSL and direct. [DX World]

18/11/2013: Dimitry, UT5UGR, will be active from the island of Martinique
(NA-107, DIFO FM-001, WLOTA 1041) between 18-26th November 2013 as FM/KL7WA and
TO7A (in CQWW DX CW Contest). QRV on HF bands. QSL via UT5UGR. [DX World]

23/11/2013: Saty, JE1JKL, will be active as 9M6NA during the CQWW DX CW Contest
(23-24 November) from Labuan Island (OC-133, WLOTA 0456), East Malaysia (CQ zone
28) as a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry. QSL via LoTW preferred; also OK
via JE1JKL, JARL bureau or direct. [NG3K]

23/11/2013: The UA2F/RL3A gang will be active from Morocco as CN2AA in the CQWW
DX CW Contest as a Multi-Single, High-Power, entry. QRV before and after contest
as CN2CO (Dimitri, RA3CO), CN2FA (Alex, RN2FA), CN2FB (Dmitri, UA2FB), CN2FF
(Vladimir, UA2FF), CN2PM (Sergey, RX3APM) and CN2TX (Dima, RA3ATX). QSL CN2AA
via UA2FM and LoTW. QSL others via the information under their individual
callsigns on [NG3K]

23/11/2013: Juan, EA5BM, will be signing EF90 from Ceuta & Melilla for the CQWW
DX CW Contest (23-24 November) as a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry, CQ zone
33. QSL via EA5BM and LoTW. [NG3K]

23/11/2013: Joel, KG6DX, plans to be QRV as NH2DX from Mangilao, Guam (OC-026,
USi GU-003S, WLOTA 0064, WWFF KFF-110) during the CQWW DX CW Contest as a
Single-Op/Single-Band (15m)/High-Power/Assisted entry. QSL goes via NH2DX,
direct only. [NG3K]

23/11/2013: Look for Kurt, W6PH and Bob, WA1Z to be active as VP9I from the QTH
of Ed, VP9GE, located in Hamilton Parish, Bermuda (NA-005, CQ zone 5) for the
CQWW DX CW Contest (23-24 November). Plans are for a Multi-Single/Low-Power
entry. QSL via WW3S and LoTW. [NG3K]

29/11/2013: Mats, SM6LRR (RM2D), plans holiday style activity as XV2LRR from
Phan Thiet, Vietnam, between 29 November and 14 December 2013. He will be QRV
mainly on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. Online logsearch will be hosted by Club Log.
QSL via LoTW ONLY. Website: [DXAT]

06/12/2013: Fabio, PP5BZ, will be activating Santana de Fora Island (SA-088,
DIB SC-10), in Imbituba/SC, between 6-9th December 2013 using the callsign ZW5W.
It will be a Mini-DXpedition! Fabio will use some days of his holidays to make
some contacts and to pass time on a few different days. QRV on 80-10 metre CW
and SSB, possibly some RTTY. QSL via home call, direct or bureau - please NO
eQSL. Website: [PP5BZ]

28/12/2013: Take, JI3DST, plans activity from Kuchino Island, Tokara Islands
(AS-049) between 28th December 2013 and 3rd January 2014, using the callsign
JI3DST/6. QRV on 80-10 metres, all modes. QSL via home call, bureau preferred
(please check Website: []

01/01/2014: John, 9H5G, plans to be active as 9H5G/C6A from Stocking Island,
Great Bahama Bank (NA-001), between 1-31 January, 2014. John operates mostly HF
(160-10m), typically SSB, PSK/RTTY/JT65/JT9. He has just one radio - the
excellent TS-480HX accompanied by an LDG AT200 Pro II tuner. QSL is OK LoTW,
eQSL or Direct to Buzz NI5DX. Note: During 2014, John plans several activations
in the Caribbean area - stand-by for updates. Website:

15/02/2014: Look for Luis, EA8AY, to be active once again as EF8USA from Santa
Cruz, Isla de Tenerife (DIE S-012, WLOTA 1276), Canary Island (AF-004), during
the ARRL DX CW Contest (15-16 Frebruary 2014). Plans are for a
Single-Op/All-Band entry from CQ zone 33. QSL goes direct to W2GR. Website:

10/03/2014: Operators Manfred DK1BT, Csaba DH7KU, Tom DJ6TF, Manfred DK1BT,
Georg DK7LX, Wolf DL4WK, Sigi DL7DF, Juergen DL7UFN, Frank DL7UFR, Jan SP3CYY
and Leszek SP3DOI will be active from Sri Lanka (AS-003, WLOTA 0762) as 4S7
between 10-23 March 2014. They plan activity with several stations on 160m to 6m
on CW, SSB - one station will be exclusively dedicated to RTTY, PSK31 and SSTV.
QSL via DL7DF. Full details: [DX World]

26/07/2014: Early announcement - Operators Peter 2E0SQL, Louis 2U0FER, Iain
M0PCB, Chloe M0GEJ, Paul M0TZO, Mark M0MJH and Steve M0SPF plan to be active
from the isle of Guernsey (EU-114, WLOTA 0013) as a Multi-Single entry in the
RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July 2014), using the callsign MU0HTJ. QSL direct or
bureau to 2E0SQL. Website: []


08/11/2013: Special event station GB1SOI will be operated by the Isle of Man
(EU-116 WLOTA 0449) Amateur Radio Society on 8-15th November 2013 to celebrate
the construction and launching of the "Star of India" sailing ship 150 years
ago. Particular activity times will be on 9-11th November from 16:00 to 23:00
UTC. QSL via the bureau. [425 DX News]

10/11/2013: KP4AO, the Arecibo Observatory Amateur Radio Club, will be QRV on
10th November 2013 from 14:00 UTC to 20:00 UTC to celebrate the observatory's
50th anniversary. Activity will be on 20 metres. QSL via W3HNK. [425 DX News]

10/11/2013: On the occasion of the "Commonwealth Summit in 2013" the special
event callsign 4S0CGM will be on the air from 10-17th November 2013 from
Colombo, Sri Lanka (AS-003, WLOTA 0762). QRV on 40m to 10m (excl. WARC) in SSB
and CW. QSL via operators' instructions. [DXNL]

15/11/2013: Special event station ZV7O will be active on 15-16 November during
Fliporto 2013, the International Literary Festival of Pernambuco, Brazil. QSL
via PY7JN. [425 DX News]

U.S.A. Special Events can be found at:


08/11-15/11 GB1SOI: Man Island WLOTA:0449 QSL Buro
08/11-15/11 VP2MMN: Montserrat Island WLOTA:1475 QSL DF8AN (d/B)
08/11-20/11 XR0ZR: Isla Robinson Crusoe WLOTA:0153 QSL IV3DSH (d/B/OQRS)
09/11 CU3AA/P: Ilha Terceira WLOTA:0524 QSL H/c (d/B)
10/11-17/11 4S0CGM: Sri Lanka Island WLOTA:0762 QSL Op's Info
11/11-22/11 FR/DK9PY: La Reunion Island WLOTA:1812 QSL H/c (d/B)
11/11-21/11 KH8/N6MW: Tutuila Island WLOTA:4385 QSL TBA/LoTW
12/11-23/11 S79WDX: La Digue Island WLOTA:3066 QSL I0WDX (d)
12/11-22/11 W8A: Tutuila Island WLOTA:4385 QSL ZL3CW (d/B)
13/11-04/12 9H3GK: Malta Island WLOTA:1113 QSL DD1AY (d)
15/11-18/11 DM50IOTA: Usedom Island WLOTA:1640 QSL Buro
15/11-25/11 HI/K8MR: Dominican Republic WLOTA:2974 QSL H/c (d)


09/11-10/11 Kentucky QSO Party 6m class 09 1400z-10 0200z
09/11 Open VHF-FM Contest 2m FM/HP/QRP 1800z-2000z
09/11-11/11 CQ-WE Contest 6m-70cm classes 09 1900z-11 0500z
10/11 SKCC Weekend Sprintathon 6m class 0000z-2359z
10/11 EANET Sprint 2m & Up/Any Mode 0800z-1200z
12/11 LY 432MHz Activity Contest CW/SSB/FM 1800z-2159z
12/11 NRAU 432MHz Activity Contest SO/MO/Open 1800z-2200z
12/11 RSGB 432MHz UKAC SO Fixed/Open 2000z-2230z
12/11-23/11 S79WDX: La Digue Island AF-024 Grid:LI75 6m SSB/CW QSL I0WDX (d)
13/11 MOON Contest 432MHz CW/Digital/FM/SSB 1900z-2100z
14/11 LY 50MHz Activity Contest CW/SSB/FM 1800z-2159z
14/11 NRAU 50MHz Activity Contest SO/MO/Open 1800z-2200z

Information about current VHF activities can be found on the VHF DX portal "Make
More Miles on VHF" at:

SOTA (Summits On The Air) Watch Alerts at:


The following operation is approved for DXCC credit:

7O2A - Yemen [Socotra Island (AF-028)]
2013 Operation

T6SM - Afghanistan
Operations beginning August 14, 2012 to current

73 es DX!
Bill Moore NC1L
Awards Branch Manager

QSLs via Bureau: 1A0C, 3DA0VB, 4K0VB, 4L0B, 5R8IC, 5R8VB, 5X1VB, 5Z4/UA4WHX,
7Q7VB, 9J2VB, 9M6/N6MUF, 9U0VB, 9X0VB, C91VB, CR2X, D20VB, D60VB, EF1HQ,
FM/KL7WA, HG0X, HG2011N, HU2DX, J20VB, J6/K7KMR, KG4WV, KL7UA, P29VCX, P40W,
PJ2/W1ASB, ST2VB, T50I, T6LG, TY1KS, V25WY, V26K, VP5/KE1B, VP5/WA2VYA, YB8Y and

QSLs via Direct: 3V8SS (LX1NO), 4O/UA3RF/p [EU-163] (H/c), 4S7YSG (JA2SWH),
5H3ME (DL4ME), 5N6/YL2SW (H/c), 5U5U (cba), A52IVU (JA3IVU), C37AC (,
FO5QB (cba), HQ3W (KD4POJ), PJ2/G3TXF (H/c), PJ4/G3TXF (H/c), SM5CKV/p [EU-177]
(G0CKV), SV9/SV2FPU [EU-187] (H/c), TT8/US3EZ (H/c), TT8TT (I2YSB/OQRS), TU5DF
(F5SWB), V6G (PG5M) and ZA/UA4WHX (OQRS).

QSLs via LoTW: 5B4/G0LII, 5B4AHA, C4C, EA6/S53R, G0LII, G7G, G8G, HC/IZ1DPS,

CIsA (Canadian Islands Award Program) at:
IOTA (Islands On The Air) at:
NAQCC (North America QRP CW Club) at:
USi (U.S. Islands Award Program) at:
VEFF - Canada Flora & Fauna at:
VEFF Yahoo! Group at:
WCA (World Castles on the Air) at:
WLA (World Lakes Award) at:
WWFF (World-Wide Flora & Fauna) at:
WLOTA (World Lighthouses On The Air at:


3B8/UU5WW website now available at
Serge, UU5WW will be active from Mauritius between November 17-30, 2013.
QRV on HF bands + entry in CQWW DX CW Contest. QSL via K2PF. [DX World]

As the R/V Maria Sybilla Merian sailed until the Aghulas ridge
(below 40° South), this oceanographic ship is now qualified for
Antarctic Challenge in supplement of Arctic Challenge.
73 Mehdi F5PFP

Bequia (J8): 28 Jan - 5 Feb 2014. Trip is filled with 8 ops.
More details to follow.....

UPDATE - T32RC would like to announce our intention of participating in
the ARRL 160 meter Contest occurring on December 6th thru December 8th,
We have been able to acquire a 160 meter vertical antenna as well as
beverage receiver antennas which we intend to deploy during our stay on
Christmas Island.
Our goal is to work as many North America stations as possible during
the ARRL contest. Before and after the contest we will try to work those
(ie. EU) that didn’t have a chance to work us on 160 meters during the
Further details and dates at:

DXA has been shut down to technical difficulties (satellite uplink). They will
focus on fixing satellite uplink issues so they can send their Clublog updates
instead. Please QRX.

73 and Good DX!
Dave Raycroft, VA3RJ
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