08 February 2014 A.R.I. DX Bulletin No 1188 =========================== *** 4 2 5 D X N E W S *** **** DX INFORMATION **** =========================== Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH Direttore Responsabile I2VGW
6W - Soon Nigel, G3TXF and Col, MM0NDX will be active from Le Calao, Senegal. Look for 6W/G3TXF to be QRV on 14-17 February (with participation in the ARRL CW Contest and a focus on 30, 17 and 12 metres ouside the contest), while 6W/MM0NDX will operate SSB only on 16-22 February. QSL 6W/G3TXF via Club Log's OQRS, QSL 6W/MM0NDX via IW7EGQ. [TNX DX World] 6Y - Yuri, VE3DZ will be active on all bands and modes as 6Y2T from Jamaica (NA-097) on 11-18 February, including an entry in the ARRL DX CW Contest. QSL via VE3DZ. [TNX NG3K] 9J - Silvano, I2YSB and his team (Vinicio IK2CIO, Angelo IK2CKR, Marcello IK2DIA, Stefano IK2HKT, Alfeo I1HJT and Mac JA3USA) will be active as 9J2T from Zambia from 28 February to 17 March. They will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 160-6 metres. QSL via I2YSB and LoTW. Further information, including real-time logsearch, QSLling details and OQRS for direct cards, can be found at www.i2ysb.com/idt. The pilot stations will be IK7JWY and (for 6m) IK0FTA; there will be a dedicated forum on www.hamradioweb.org. [TNX IK7JWY] CX - Members of the Radio Club Peruano (namely OA4AI, OA4CLU, OA4DX and OA4YX) and the Grupo DX Bahia Blanca of Argentina (namely LU1HLH, LU4ETN, LU7DSY, LU7HEO and LU7HW) will be active as OC0I from San Lorenzo Island (SA-052) on 20-24 February. They will operate CW, SSB and PSK31 on 80-10 metres with two stations. QSL via LU7DSY (direct) or LU3DXG (bureau), and eQSL. [TNX LU7DSY] F - Pierre, F8DHE will be active from France as TM11WAP from 15 February to 2 March, including the 11th Antarctic Activity Week (17-23 February). He will operate CW and SSB on 80-10 metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. Logsearch on Club Log; further information on http://qrz.com/db/TM11WAP. FY - Christian, F5UII (www.f5uii.net) will be active in his spare time as FY/F5UII from Kourou, French Guiana on 18-27 February. He will operate SSB only from the FY5KE radio club's premises, typically around 11 UTC and 22 UTC. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX F5UII] KP2 - Look for KP2/W1UJ, KP2/W1EQ and KP2/K1ZE to be active from the Virgin Islands (NA-106) on 10-17 February. QSL via home calls. They will participate in the ARRL DX CW Contest as NP2N (QSL information on qrz.com). [TNX DX World] PJ7 - Jeff, VA3QSL will be active holiday style as PJ7/VA3QSL from Sint Maarten (NA-105) on 9-17 February. He will operate CW and SSB on 80-10 metres, with possible activity also from French St. Martin as FS/VA3QSL. QSL via home call, direct or bureau, and LoTW. [TNX OPDX Bulletin] TA - TC10SWAT is the callsign that the TC Special Wireless Activity Team will be using throughout 2014 to celebrate their 10th anniversary. as usual with TCSWAT operations, all of the QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the bureau, LoTW and eQSL; direct requests go to TA1HZ (cards will be printed in January 2015). Information on the anniversary award can be found on www.qrz.com/db/TC10SWAT [TNX TA1HZ] V6 - Yuki, JH1NBN (http://www.1nbn.net) is on a business trip to Micronesia. He was active as V6P from Pohnpei (OC-010) until 2 February. On 7-15 February he will be QRV in his spare time as V6T from Woleai Atoll (OC-132), then back to Pohnpei as V6P on 21-25 February. While at sea he will be signing V63AQ/mm. QSL via JH1NBN. [TNX NG3K] V7 - Dick, DJ2EH is active as V73DL from Majuro (OC-029), Marshall Islands until 17 February. He can be QRV on 160-6 metres with main activity on CW, with some RTTY and SSB. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX] YB - Joppy, YB8XM is currently active as YB8XM/p from Yamdena Island (OC-224) until 9 February. QSL direct to home call (PayPal details on http://oc224.blogspot.com). He is also planning an activity to take place along with other operators from Sanana/Sulabesi Island (OC-076, see http://oc076.blogspot.com). [TNX JN6RZM] YB - Din, YB8RW plans to be active as YB8RW/p from IOTA groups OC-209 (Talaud Islands) and OC-210 (Sangihe Islands) in Northern Indonesia between 10 February and 10 March. QSL via YB9BU. [TNX JN6RZN] YJ - Bill, N7OU and Rocky, NE7D will be active as YJ0OU and YJ0ZZ respectively from Port Vila (OC-035), Vanuatu on 12-25 February. They will operate CW on 160-10 metres with two stations with amplifiers and verticals on the beach. They will participate in the ARRL DX CW Contest as YJ0OU (M/S). QSL via home calls and LoTW.
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DXCC NEWS ---> CY0P (Sable Island, 2013 operation) has been approved for DXCC credit. [TNX NC1L]
FT5ZM ---> The team on Amsterdam Island will start taking down the Antonelli operating site on the morning of 12 February (local time). The Mataf site will continue to function some during the 12th, but we will be QRT sometime on the 12th (local time).
HEARD ISLAND 2016 ---> Originally planned for January 2014 and then postponed to January 2015 [425DXN 1181], the expedition to Heard island (VK0EK) is now scheduled for January 2016. Version 2.3 of the "Project Description" was released on 1 February, and it can be found at www.heardisland.org (click on Documents).
W1AW WAS ---> Look for ARRL Centennial stations W1AW/6 from California and W1AW/9 from Wisconsin to be on the air starting at 00.00 UTC on 12 February until 23.59 UTC on the 18th. Complete information on the ARRL Centennial QSO Party can be found at www.arrl.org/centennial-qso-party.
+ SILENT KEY + Jose M. "Jossy" Cijntje, PJ2MI passed away on 5 February. "For many years he was in charge of issuing the Netherland Antilles callsigns (PJ2, PJ4, PJ7)", the Daily DX reports, and "the Queen of the Netherlands knighted Jose for his service to the country".
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AK4JK Janusz Babol Vel Sobczyk, 8433 Southside Blvd, Apt 2711, Jacksonville FL 32256, USA DJ2EH Dieter Hornburger, Grabengasse 7, 96185 Schoenbrunn, Germany E51AND Andy Duncan, P.O. Box 518, Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, via New Zealand IK5CRH Giovanni Alessi, Via Don Pio Vannucchi 81, 59100 Prato PO, Italy IK7JWX Alfredo De Nisi, Vico della Cavallerizza 4/D, 73100 Lecce LE, Italy IS0AGY Ampelio Jose Melini, Ufficio Quartu Sant'Elena, Casella postale 66, 09045 Quartu Sant'Elena CA, Italy JA8CJY Susumu Sanada, 5-17 Shinei 5-Jo 4-Chome, Kiyota-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido, 004-0835, Japan JH1NBN Yuki Yosuke Uchiyama, 924-4 Yokokawa-machi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo-to, 193-0823, Japan N2OO Bob Schenck, P.O. Box 345, Tuckerton NJ 08087-0345, USA ON6DX Wim Hamblok, Waaltjes 8, 3920 Lommel, Belgium VK5MAV Andrey Mikaylov, 249 Brodie Road, Morphett Vale SA 5162, Australia YB0AI Taufan Prioutomo, P.O. Box 2994, Jakarta Pusat 10029, Indonesia YB4IR Imam Raharjo, P.O. Box YB4IR, Palembang 30000, Indonesia YB8BRI Prof. Dr. Eng. Ramli Rahim, Jurusan Teknik Arsitektur, Fakultas Teknik, Universitas Hasanuddin, Jalan Perintis Kemerdekaan Km 10, Makassar 90245, Indonesia YB8XM Jacob Sihasale, P.O. Box 151, Ambon 97001, Indonesia ZZ80xx LABRE 80 Years, Caixa Postal 4, Brasilia - DF, 70351-970, Brazil