08 March 2014 A.R.I. DX Bulletin No 1192 =========================== *** 4 2 5 D X N E W S *** **** DX INFORMATION **** =========================== Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH Direttore Responsabile I2VGW
3C - Elmo, 3C0BYP went QRT from Annobon on 6 March and expected to leave the island on the 7th. If time permits, he will be QRV as 3C4BYP from Bioko Island (AF-010), Equatorial Guinea, for a couple of days. QSL via EA5BYP. [TNX OD5NJ] 5V - Joel, F5AOW as 5V7BJ and Philippe, F5MVB as 5V7MP will be active from Togo on 23-31 March. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. 7P - Once again Peter, EI7CC will be active as 7P8PB from Lesotho from 14 March to 3 April. He will operate holiday style from the shack of his brother-in-law Gerry, 7P8CC (EI8CC, the Irish amabassador to Lesotho). QSL via EI7CC, direct or bureau, and LoTW. Logsearch on Club Log. [TNX NG3K] 8Q - Tatsu, JF1CCH will be active as 8Q7TS from the Maldives (AS-013) on 20-31 March, including an entry in the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest. He will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 40-10 metres, possibly also on 160 and 80 metres. QSL via home call (all of the QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the bureau). Logsearch on Club Log. [TNX DX World] C9 - Gert, ZS6AYU will be active holiday style as C91GR from Bilene, Mozambique on 16-19 March. He will be QRV on 40-10 metres, mainly CW. QSL via ZS6AYU, direct or bureau. [TNX NG3K] FG - Oliver, F6ARC will be active holiday style as FG/F6ARC from Guadeloupe (NA-102) on 11-23 March. He will operate CW only with a focus on the low bands, 30, 17 and 12 metres. QSL via FE11DX, direct or bureau. [TNX DX World] FR - George, OK2KG will be active as FR/OK2KG from Reunion Island (AF-016) on 7-15 March. He will operate holiday style on 40-10 metres CW and SSB. QSL via home call , direct or bureau. Logsearch on Club Log. [TNX OK2ZO] FR - Guy, F5MNW will be active as FR/F5MNW from Reunion Island from 16 March to 8 April. He will operate CW only. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX DX World] HH - John, N5JC and Joel, N5JR will be active as HH2/N5JC and HH2/N5JR from Haiti from 25 March to 1 April. Activity will be on 160-6 metres with a focus on CW and RTTY, as well as on 30, 17 and 12 metres. QSL both calls via N5JR (direct, bureau and LoTW). They and Jean-Robert, HH2JR will participate in the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest as 4V1JR (QSL via W3HNK). [TNX N5JR] HP - Simone, IK5RUN and Danio, I5OYY will be active holiday style as HP2/IK5RUN and HP2/I5OYY from a couple of Panamanian IOTA groups (NA-170 and NA-202, maybe also NA-088) on 16-30 March. They will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 80-6 metres. QSL via home calls. [TNX I5OYY] LY - Jonas, LY5A will be active as LY24A from 11 March to 11 April to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the restoration of Lithuanian independence QSL via LY5A, direct or bureau. [TNX LY3BY] OA - Look for Hutch, OA4/NK0S to be active from the Radio Club Peruano's station on 12-25 March. He will operate holiday style mainly SSB, possibly with some CW and digital. QSL via home call and LoTW. [TNX OPDX Bulletin] PJ2 - Andy, DK5ON will be active as PJ2/DK5ON from Curacao (SA-099) on 12-29 March. He will be QRV on 80-6 metres CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX NG3K] YB - Din, YB8RW/p [425DXN 1191] has been QRV from Karakelong Island (OC-209) since 5 March and expects to go QRT on the 8th. This will mark the end of his Northern Indonesia IOTA Tour. QSL via YB9BU. [TNX YB3MM] ZF - Hugh, W4VAB will be active holiday style as ZF2MT from the Cayman Islands (NA-016) on 15-22 March. He will operate CW and PSK31 on 40-10 metres. QSL via home call, LoTW and eQSL. [TNX The Daily DX]
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DAYTON DX DINNER ---> The SouthWest Ohio DX Association has announced that David Collingham (K3LP) will be the featured speaker for their 29th annual DX Dinner, to be held in conjunction with the 2014 Dayton Hamvention on Friday, 16 May at the Dayton Marriott Hotel. Details can be found on the SWODXA Events website (www.swodxaevents.org). [TNX W8GEX]
INDEXA NEWSLETTERS ---> The International DX Association's Newsletter is published four times per year, with occasional special issues. The latest newsletters (www.indexa.org/newsletters.html) include: - Issue 101 (Spring 2013): Swains Island NH8S - Issue 102 (Summer 2013): Campbell Island ZL9HR - Issue 103 (Fall 2013): Spratly 9M4SLL - Issue 104 (Winter 2014): Wake Island K9W - Special Issue Winter 2013: Rotuma 3D2R and Conway Reef 3D2C - Special Issue Winter 2014: Banaba T33A and Guadalcanal & Temotu H44G/H40T
OK-OM DX SSB CONTEST ---> The Czech Radio Club (CRK) in cooperation with the Slovak Radioclub SARA has announced that the first OK-OM DX SSB Contest will be held on 12-13 April, from 12 UTC on Saturday to 12 UTC on Sunday, on 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres. Complete information can be found at http://okomdx.crk.cz/ [TNX OK2ZO]
QSL GALLERY ---> The large collection of QSL cards on Les Nouvelles DX's web site has been updated. Sixteen different galleries include 11,738 cards for the ten Most Wanted DXCC Entities (2004-13), the 61 deleted DXCC Entities, obsolete prefixes, stations from Maghreb from 1945 to 1962, Allied Forces stations in Germany (1945-69), special stations commemorating ITU and IARU, Antarctic bases & TAAF (Terres Australes and Antarctiques Francaises), the various French DXCC island Entities in the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean and the Americas (from 1945 to 1970), pre-1945 countries, French Departments and CONUS, plus a gallery for cards not accepted by DXCC. Your participation is encouraged - please visit www.LesNouvellesdx.fr [TNX F6AJA]
QSL NAVASSA 1993 ---> "Thanks to the efforts of Dave, WJ2O, we believe that we have a complete set of logs for the 1993 Navassa operation", Ken N2ZN says. "New cards have been printed and a number of requests have been responded to already. These logs are searchable on http://wj2o.com/. QSOs already in electronic form will be accessible through the log search app on the website (click on 'Log Book'). QSOs still on the original paper logs can be viewed there as well (click on 'DXpeditions' and select 'KP1-Navassa' in the drop-down menu). QSLs can be obtained via N2ZN, direct or bureau. No LOTW at this time, although this may be a possibility in the future". W5IJU/KP1 and NF6S/KP1 were active from Navassa from 28 March to 2 April 1993. [TNX The Golist]
TROMELIN 2014 ---> FT4TA is the callsign issued to the DXpedition to Tromelin Island (30 October-10 November) [425DXN 1186]. While planning continues, donations are still gratefully accepted as "the budget is not balanced yet and all kinds of help will be necessary to make this expedition possible". Read the second press release (1 March) on www.tromelin2014.com.
UK POSTAL RATES ---> Postal rates in the United Kingdom will change on 31 March. The new rates for International Standard (previously Airmail) letters up to 20 grams will be GBP 0.97 (Europe) and GBP 1.28 (rest of the world).
W1AW WAS ---> Look for ARRL Centennial stations W1AW/7 from Arizona and W1AW/8 from Ohio to be on the air starting at 00.00 UTC on 12 March 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 the leaderboard website is at https://centennial-qp.arrl.org
ZS8C ---> Carson, ZS8C will leave Marion Island on 2 May. However, the ship is due to arrive in early April, and "while the ship is here, I will have no time available for Ham Radio. This means that I only have one month left!" Look for Carson around 13-16 UTC on either 21360 or 28650 kHz. QSL via the OQRS on Club Log and LoTW; traditionl direct cards should be sent to Carson McAfee, P.O. Box 1585, Allens Neck, 1737, Roodespoort, Johannesburg, South Africa.
+ SILENT KEYS + Hans-Joachim Stasch (DJ9JA) passed away on 22 February. The DX Newsletter reports he was "one of the invaluable organizers behind the scenes of the annual Ham Radio in Friedrichshafen". Former ARRL Secretary and General Manager (1961-75), ARRL treasurer (1976-80) and Secretary of the International Amateur Radio Union John Huntoon (W1RW) passed away on 23 February. He was 97 years old. Nancy A. Kott (WZ8C) passed away on 2 March at 58 years of age. She was the North American Coordinator of the FISTS CW Club (the International Morse Preservation Society), as well as the former editor of WorldRadio and WorldRadio Online magazines.
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9N7AA Andy Gromov, P.O. Box 873, Brooklyn NY 11230, USA CT1FJZ Paulo Luis Nunes Mira, P.O. Box 603, Paivas, 2846-909 Amora, Portugal EA5BYP Anselmo Bernabe Coll, P.O. Box 3097, 03080 Alicante, Spain I2YSB Silvano Borsa, Viale Capettini 1, 27036 Mortara PV, Italy K7CO Jon Utley, 9293 S. Hartford Park Ave 308, West Jordan UT 84081, USA KD5SRW John S Carson Jr, 5008 Stonehenge Ln, Norman OK 73026, USA ON5NT Ghis Penny, Rijksweg 70, 9681 Maarkedal, Belgium PT2OP Orlando Perez Filho, SHIGS 706, Bloco L Casa 22, Brasilia - DF, 70350-762, Brazil PY1MT Marcelo T. Santos, Rua Lucio Tavares 380 apt 101, Nilopolis - RJ, 26530-060, Brazil YB8XM Jacob Sihasale, P.O. Box 151, Ambon 97001, Indonesia YB9BU Kadek Kariana SP, P.O. Box 106, Singaraja 81100, Indonesia ZS1A Johan Sevenster, P.O.Box. 7146, Welgemoed, 7538, South Africa