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Thursday, March 13, 2014

I.C.P.O. Bulletin (14-21 March 2014)
"Islands, Castles & Portable Operations"
Listing is by calendar date (day/month/year)
14/03/2014: Maurizio, IK2GZU, will once again return to the Mission Ilembula.
Tanzania, to do some work at the new hospital and orphanage between 14th March
and 11th April 2014. He plans to be active during his spare time as 5H3MB on the
HF bands. Maurizio will use his FT-100 and the mission's TS-850 into a tri-band
3 element beam (20/15/10m) fixed on Europe and a vertical or dipole for the
other bands. QSL via IK2GZU, direct or bureau. Also, QSL via LoTW (after his
return home) and eQSL. For more details, updates and an online log, visit his

14/03/2014: Look for Peter, EI7CC, to be active once again as 7P8PB from Maseru
(WW Loc. KG30RQ), Kingdom of Lesotho beween 14 March and 3 April 2014. Activity
will be holiday style on all bands from the shack of Gerry, 7P8CC (EI8CC). QSL
via EI7CC direct or EI bureau. Log will be hosted by ClubLog. [NG3K]

14/03/2014: Masa, JA0RQV, plans to visit Tonga again, and will QRV as A35JP
from 14th to 20th March 2014 from Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island (OC-049, Grid
Loc. AG28), Kingdom of Tonga. Since it is not DX vacation but business trip, the
operation will be during his spare time after primary business, mostly at night
in Tongan time (UTC+13h) and week end. QRV on 80-6 metre CW and SSB, using
IC-7000 (100W) and Vertical. QSL via home call, by the bureau, LoTW and direct
with SASE w/1IRC (Masato Tamura, 2086-13 Daitakubo, Minami-ku, Saitama-city
336-0015 Japan). Further info and updates on his website at:

14/03/2014: Kazu, M0CFW, plans to be active as MJ0CFW from St. Brelade, isle of
Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA 0818, WW Loc. IN89VE) from 14-16th March 2014. QRV on the
HF bands. His main focus will be on the Russian DX Contest and BARTG RTTY
Contest (15-16 March) using the callsign MJ5Z. QSL via M0CFW and LoTW. [NG3K]

14/03/2014: Operators Ismael XE1AY, Alejandro XE1FAS, David XE1REW, Gustavo
XE1KKK, Enrique XE2AA, Jorge XE2AMS, Benjamin XE2AU and Juan XE2AY will be
active as XF1T from Cocinas Island (IOTA NA-189), in front of Punta Perula,
Jalisco (WW Loc. DK79TC) on 14-17th March, 2014. QRV on 160-10 metre CW, SSB,
RTTY and PSK31, near the usual IOTA frequencies. Satellite and 6m also. QSL via
IT9EJW, OQRS. Logsearch on ClubLog after the DXpedition. [IT9EJW]

14/03/2014: Guests of the Catamaran "Cush" sailing the Caribbean Sea, look for
Simone, HP2/IK5RUN and Danio, HP2/I5OYY to be active from two Panamanian island
groups between 15 March and 2 April 2014. They plan to be QRV from the San Blas
Archipelago (IOTA NA-170) and the Colon-Veraguas group (IOTA NA-202) during this
period. QRV holiday style on 80-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. [DX World]

15/03/2014: Zsolt, HA8FY/p and Geza, HA8DD/p plan to activate Duna-Drava
National Park (WWFF HAFF-003) on 15th March 2014 from about 0600z to 1000z. QRV
mainly on 40 and 20m using SSB and CW. QSLs via their home calls, direct or
Bureau. [HA8FY]

15/03/2014: Graham, MM0GHM, plans to be active holiday style as MA0GHM/p and
MA0GHM/m from several Scottish islands between 15-20th March 2014. His plans are
as follows: 15-16 March from the Isle of Skye (IOSA NH07, SCOTIA CN14, WLOTA
1626), Inner Hebrides (EU-008). 16-17 March from South Uist (IOSA OH03, SCOTIA
HI06, WLOTA 2972), Outer Hebrides (EU-010). 17-20 March from Barra Island (IOSA
OH11, SCOTIA HI02, WLOTA 3126), Outer Hebrides (EU-010). QRV on the HF bands on,
or near, the usual island and IOTA frequencies. QSL direct or Bureau via MA0GHM;
e-QSL via MA0GHM. []

15/03/2014: Louis, W0FK, will be active holiday style as W0FK/4 from Longboat
Key (NA-034, USi FL053S), Sarasota county, State of Florida, from 15 March to 1
April 2014. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [425 DX News]

15/03/2014: Zorro, JH1AJT, will once again be active as XZ1Z from Nay Pyi Taw,
Myanmar, on a Foundation for Global Children (FGC) mission between 15-21 March
2014. Activity will focus on the high bands, during his spare time. QSL to
JH1AJT: P.O. Box 8, Oiso, Naka-gun, Kanagawa 259-0111, Japan. OQRS at ClubLog
will be available after his return. Note: Zorro reports "2013 XZ1J QSL cards are
on the way to FGC HQ from our printing shop. We will start answering OQRS and
SASEs as soon as they arrive". [DX World]

15/03/2014: Hugh, W4VAB, will be active holiday style as ZF2MT from Grand
Cayman Island (NA-016, WLOTA 1042) on 15-22 March 2014. He will operate CW and
PSK31 on 40-10 metres, using a KX3, Ten-Tec model 418 with 100W amp and a
Buddipole antenna. QSL via home call, LoTW and eQSL. [425 DX News]

15/03/2014: Members of the Campina Amataeur Radio DX Group (CARDX) will
activate Serra do Jatoba Summit (750m, WW Loc. HI12PM), Paraiba State, Brazil,
as ZY7J for only 24 hours, starting on 15th March and ending on the 16th of
March 2014. QRV on 80-10 metre CW and SSB, including WARC bands. Team members
include Renner PU7EGC, Alamo PR7VX, Humberto PR7HBA, Nicolas PR7DX, Fernando
PR7DB, Reno PR7RBA, Ramiro PR7RC and Christian PR7ZAJ. QSL via PR7VX, direct and
LoTW. Website: [DX World]

16/03/2014: Gert, ZS6AYU, will once again be active as C91GR from Bilene,
Mozambique, between 16-19th March 2014. QRV holiday style on 40-10 metres using
350W and AVQ-640 Vertical. QSL C91GR via ZS6AYU. [NG3K]

16/03/2014: Guy, F5MNW, will be active as FR/F5MNW from Reunion Island (AF-016,
WLOTA 1812) between 16 March and 8 April 2014, on Saint Leu tops. QRV on the HF
bands, CW only. QSL Bureau or direct via HC. [DX World]

16/03/2014: On Sunday 16th March 2014, weather permitting, Leonardo IW5EFX/p
will be active the Bosco della SS Trinita Nature Reserve (WWFF IFF-702), located
in the commune of Santa Fiora, region of Tuscany [Toscana], Italy. The area
boasts a variety of white firs, a native species of the Apennine area. Altitude
in the area varies from 600 to 720 meters and is located on the western slopes
of the Monte Calvo. The important SS Trinita Franciscan convent (DAI reference
TC-1065) is located inside the nature reserve. QSL via home call, Bureau or
direct. [I5FLN]

17/03/2014: Ark, UA4CC and Arunas, LY2IJ will be QRV (holiday-style) from
Bequia island (NA-025) as J8/UA4CC and J8/LY2IJ between 17-26 March 2014.
Activity all bands/all modes. QSL via home calls, direct or Bureau. [DX World]

19/03/2014: Operators Bogdan SP2FUD, Kazik SP6AXW, Leszek SP6CIK, Janusz SP9FIH
and Robert SP9WZS will be active as VP2V/homecall from the Lo'Blolly Beach
Cottages, located on the island of Anegada (NA-023, WW Loc. FK78UR). QRV on
160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. They will also participate in the CQWW WPX SSB
Contest (29-30 March) using the callsign VP2VAK (QSL via SP9FIH). Outside the
contest the team will focus on JA and Asian stations. Short and long path routes
will be checked on 15m, 12m and 10m bands in proper time to make more contacts.
One of our goals is to work as many JA as possible even if the rate will be
slow. QSL via home calls. Further information and updates on their website at:

20/03/2014: Note: The following information from the Russian language RRC
reflector was translated by Will, WC6DX. - Vlad, R3HD and Slava, UA3DK will
depart Hanoi and operate as 3W1D and 3W4DK, respectively, from Cat Ba island
(IOTA AS-132, WWFF 3WFF-007) until the end of March. They plan to operate 5-28
MHz with the possibility of adding 80m and 160m later on. QSL 3W1D via SP5PB;
the manager for 3W4DK is yet to be determined. Note: scheduled dates are
tentative. [WC6DX]

20/03/2014: Tatsu ("Ted"), JF1CCH, will be active as 8Q7TS from Hulhumale
Island, North Male Atoll, Republic of the Maldives (AS-013) from 20-31 March
2014, including an entry in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (29-30th March). 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). Online log will be hosted by ClubLog. [425 DX News]

20/03/2014: A group of six operators from the UK will operate as TX6G from the
island of Raivavae (OC-114, DIFO FO-122, WLOTA 2581), in the Australs, from 20th
March until 1st April 2014, all bands CW, SSB and RTTY. The operators are Don
G3BJ, Chris G3SVL, Nigel G3TXF, David G3WGN, Don G3XTT, Hilary G4JKS and Justin
G4TSH. They plan to run up to three stations, each consisting of a K3 plus
amplifier. Antennas will consist of various vertical systems on the beach. The
team will upload logs to Clublog and, bandwidth permitting, will also be
uploading to LoTW as the expedition progresses. QSLs will be handled by G3TXF
and requests can be made directly or via the Clublog OQRS facility. After the
DXpedition most members of the team will be attending the International DX
Convention at Visalia. A website will be launched with further details once the
callsign and other details are confirmed. [DX World]

21/03/2014: Look for Zhang, BA3AX and Lu, BD3AEO to be active as homecalls/3
from Yuetuo [Yue Tuo] Island (AS-134), Leting county, HeBei province, China,
between 21-24 March 2014. Plans are to be QRV with focus on 20-15 metre CW, SSB,
RTTY and PSK-31. QSL via BA3AX, direct or bureau. []

21/03/2014: Mike, W1USN (RNARS #3889) and Bob, AA1M will be QRV from Costa de
Pajaros, Costa Rica, between 21 March and 1 April as TI8/home call. Operations
will be 80-10m SSB, CW, PSK-31 and maybe some RTTY. Mike will be operating the
CQWW WPX SSB Contest during the weekend of 29-30th March. All QSL's for both
operators via LoTW, direct and bureau. [DXAT]

21/03/2014: Hartwig, DL7BC, plans to be active as TO7BC from Tsingoni, Mayotte
Island (AF-027, DIFO FH-001, WLOTA 0376) between 21 March and 4 April, 2014. QRV
on 20-10m (maybe 40m) with 100 Watts and spiderbeam, including an entry in the
CQWW WPX SSB Contest (29-30 March). QSL via home call, bureau or direct. Online
log will be hosted by ClubLog. [NG3K]

21/03/2014: The following Japanese operators will again be active from Burkina
Faso between 21-26 March 2014: XT2AEF (via JH3AEF), XT2IVU (via JA3IVU) and
XT2VWT (via JA3VWT). QRV on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and digi-modes. [DX World]

21/03/2014: Operators Barry ZS1FJ-9V1FJ-ZL1MFW-G4MFW, Sandro VE7NY, Franz
OE2SNL and Graham ZL1BMG will be active as ZL7AAA from Chatham Island (OC-038,
WLOTA 1627) between 21-31 March 2014. The stations will be on the air 7 days per
week, 24 hours per day in 6-hour shifts per operator. QRV on all bands from
80-10 metre SSB, CW, RTTY and PSK-31. QSL via VE7NY and LoTW. Further
information and updates can be found on their website at:
[DX World]


27/03/2014: Kim, OH6KZP, will once again activate the CR2X contest station in
Ribeira Grande on the north coast of Sao Miguel island (EU-003, DIP AZ-002, PIP
AC-002, WLOTA 2016) with focus on the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (29-30 March) as a
Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry from CQ zone 14. Kim will be QRV before the
contest as CT8/OH6KZP. QSL via OH2BH. [NG3K]

29/03/2014: Ceuta Legion Contest Team members Salvador EA7FQB, Jorge EA7HZ,
Julio EA7JB, Alvaro EA7JR, Manolo EA7LL, Jose EA7LS, Cris EA7RU, Juan EC7DTQ,
Manuel EA8DO and Jose Antonio EA9CD will be active as ED9K in the CQWW WPX SSB
Contest as a Multi-2 entry from Ceuta, CQ zone 33. QSL only direct to EA7LS (NO
BUREAU, NO IRC). Website: [DXAT]

29/03/2014: Project X Contest Team members Ron K5HM, Matt K5NGU, Rick W5RH and
possibly others will be active as N5T during the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (29-30
March). The team will be operating from The Joseph S. and Lucie H. Cullinan Park
(Grid Loc. EL29), at Oyster Creek, Sugar Land, Texas (Fort Bend County). QSL via
K5HM, direct and LoTW (see under N5T). [K5HM]

29/03/2014: Look for Yuriy, N2TTA, to be active once again as NP2P from
Christiansted, island of St. Croix (USi VI-002S, WLOTA 2477), U.S. Virgin
Islands (NA-106) for the CQWW WPX SSB Contest. Yuriy plans a Single-Op/All-Band
entry from CQ zone 8. QSL via LoTW preferred; also direct only to N2TTA
( [NG3K]

05/04/2014: Project X Contest Team members Ron K5HM, Matt K5NGU, Rick W5RH and
possibly others will be activating Mustang Island State Park (NA-092, USI
TX-011S, WW Loc. EL17JQ), Nueces County, Texas, during the Texas State Parks on
the Air (TSPOTA) event ( on 5-6th April 2014. QRV using the
special callsign N5T on 80-10m SSB and PSK31, using 100W with 2 element 5 band
hexbeam and several dipoles. Please QSL via K5HM: Direct - US Stations SASE.
Non-US 2 Green stamps or 1 IRC plus SAE. LOTW: Logs will be uploaded to LOTW
after the event. Website: [K5HM]

11/04/2014: Look for Jan, PE1GNP and Marc, PD7YY to be active as PH38EU from
Terschelling Island (EU-038, WLOTA 0943) between 11-14 April 2014. They plan to
be QRV on 40-10 meter SSB and 2 metre SSB. QSL via the Bureau or direct to
PE1GNP or PD7YY. []

27/04/2014: Harry, JG7PSJ, plans to return to Chichi-jima (WLOTA 2269,
Ogasawara prefecture), Ogasawara Islands (AS-031) and will operate as JD1BMH
between 27th April and 11th May 2014. Plans are to be QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB
and RTTY. QSL via the bureau to JD1BMH, or direct to JG7PSJ ( Further
info and updates at: [NG3K]

11/05/2014: Mike, DG5LAC, will be active as EA8/DG5LAC from the island of
Fuerteventura (AF-004, DIE S-006, WLOTA 0883, WWFF EAFF-191) between 11-23 May
2014. QRV on 80m to 10m SSB, 100 Watts. QSL direct or Bureau to DG5LAC. Log will
be upload to LoTW, eQSL and WWFF. []

13/05/2014: Fred, PA1FJ, will once again be active holiday style from Samos
island (EU-049, GIOTA SAS-006, MIA MG-099, WLOTA 4163, WW Loc. KM37AS) using the
callsign SV8/PA1FJ/p between 13-19 May 2014. Look for Fred to be active on 40-6
metre SSB and CW. Antennas will be the Buddistick vertical for 6/20m and the
High-endfed for 10-20-40m, the TRX will be the Yaesu FT-897. QSL via home call,
Bureau preferred. Online log will be hosted by ClubLog. []

24/05/2014: Remco, PA3FYM, has announced his participation in the CQWW WPX CW
Contest (24-25 May) as a Single-Op entry from Malawi, CQ zone 37, using the
callsign 7QNL. Activity will be during a planned DXpedition in May/June 2014 to
Malawi South Region: Districts of Blantyre, Zomba and Chikwawa. QRV after (and
probably before) the contest. More info to follow. Website:

15/06/2014: A team consisting of Peter G0DRX, Matt G0ECM, Mike G0MEM, Steve
G0UQT, Henryk M0HTB and SWL Julja plan to be active as GB2BLE from Lundy Island
(EU-120, WLOTA 1997) between 15-20 June 2014. Activity is planned on 80-6m +
VHF, SSB/Digi. Updates on twitter ( [DX World]

25/06/2014: Wolfgang, DM2AUJ, plans activity as LA/DM2AUJ from the Lofoten
Islands (EU-076) between 25th June and 13th July 2014. QRV holiday style on the
HF bands, propagation permitting. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau.

26/07/2014: Mike, DG5LAC, plans to activate Fehmarn Island (EU-128, DID/GIA
O-001, WLOTA 0637) as homecall/p from 26-30th July 2014, including an entry in
the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). QRV on 80-10m, high power SSB. QSL via home
call, direct or Bureau. []

26/07/2014: Operators Axel DO4WA, Chris DM5HF and Joerg "Joe" DM4DL will be
active as DR0F from Neuwerk Island (EU-127, DID/GIA N-012, WLOTA 2311) between
26-28th July 2014, including an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest. This activation
will also count for the National Park and Nature Reserve Hambuarg Wadden Sea
(WWFF DLFF-005). QRV on 80-10m, all modes. QSL via the Bureau or via the
information at Website: []

26/07/2014: Operators Randy PH4X, Ron PA4RVS, Lucas PD0LVS, Friso PD1JFB and
Marcel PD3MVB will be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) as PA6TX from
the island of Texel (EU-038, WLOTA 0043). Lucus, PD0LVS, reports that operations
will be from bungalowpark "Prins Hendrink" in the village of Oosterend (WW Loc.
JO23KC). Logs will be uploaded to both LoTW and to eQSL at the end of the
contest. QSL via PD0LVS, bureau preferred. Direct requests can also be made to
PD0LVS (Texel IOTA 2014 Operations, Europaplein 15, Alkmaar, NH 1825TL,
Netherlands). [NG3K]

29/07/2014: Operators Mars JA3FVJ, Ikuo JA3TJA, Masa JF3PLF and Taka JH3FUK and
possibly others plan a DX-Vacation to Christmas Island (VK9X, OC-002, WW Loc.
OH29LN) and Cocos-Keeling Island (VK9C, OC-003, WW Loc. NH87JT) sometime between
late July and early August 2014. Tentative schedule: VK9C (Cocos Keeling)
between 29 July and 2 August; and VK9X (Christmas Island) between 2-8 August.
QRV holiday style on 160-6 metre CW, SSB, FM, RTTY and PSK31. QSL by the bureau
"via JF3PLF", direct to JF3PLF with SAE + IRC/2GS, ClubLog OQRS and LoTW.
Further information and updates can be found on their website at:
[DX World]

27/09/2014: Mike, DG5LAC, plans to be active holiday style as OZ/homecall from
Romo Island (EU-125, DIA NS-001), Wadden Sea National Park (WWFF OZFF-004), from
27 September to 3 October 2014. Activity will be on 80-10 metre SSB, high power
with Vertical and Dipoles. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. []

29/11/2014: An international team of operators will be active as IG9Y in the
CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) from Lampedusa Island (AF-019, IIA AG-001,
MIA MI-126, WLOTA 2312) as a Multi-Op entry. QSL via ON4LG, direct or bureau.
Log will be uploaded to LoTW. Online log search will be hosted by Club Log.
Website: [NG3K]


14/03/2014: Special callsign HF15NATO marks Poland's accession to NATO 15 years
ago. Now QRV on all bands and modes until 31 March 2014. QSL via SP1EG and eQSL.

14/03/2014: Sam, LY5W, located in Kaunas, Lithuania (WW Loc. KO15TA), is now
active until 31st December 2014 with the special callsign LY10NATO to mark
Lithuania's joining of NATO 10 years ago. QSL via LY5W, direct or Bureau. Log
will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. Sam welcomes stamps for his collection in
direct letters. [DXNL]

14/03/2014: Radio amateurs in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, are celebrating 60 years of
their club station LZ1KSP with the special callsign LZ60KSP and a corresponding
award during the entire year 2014. QSL via LZ1JZ. The "60 years LZ1KSP" award is
open to all radio amateurs and SWLs (award information can be found at:

14/03/2014: Until 31st December 2014, Radio Club Nikola Tesla (YU1HQR) Sabac
commemorates the 100th anniversary of the famous battle on the mountain Cer
1914, which is located close to the city, using the special callsign YU100CER in
memory of the victims. By way of management and outcome, Cer Battle is a
masterpiece of the art of war, and as a remarkable example of the transition
from the strategic defense of their counterattacks, she is still studying at
major military academies, including West Point and the U.S. QSL via YU1HQR
(Radio Klub Nikola Tesla, 15000 Sabac, Kneza Lazara 1, Serbia). [DXNL]

14/03/2014: Commemorating the occasion of the 120 years of the establishment of
the primary school "VOJVODA STEPA" (1894 - 2014) in Belgrade. Radio club Banjica
(YU1BBV) from Belgrade will transmitt on all amateur bands under the special
callsign YU120STEPA, in the period of 1st March to 31st March 2014. QRV on 80-10
meter CW, SSB and Digi-modes. Also QRV on 2m and 70cm FM. You can send your QSL
cards direct or Bureau via YU1BBV. [DXNL]

17/03/2014: The West Tyrone Amateur Radio Club (GN4OMA), based at the
Technology Education Centre, plans to celebrate St. Patrick's Day on the air
with the call GB1SPD from Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland (EU-115, WLOTA
1439), on Monday 17th March 2014. QRV all modes on HF, VHF/UHF bands and
EchoLink. QSL via the RSGB QSL Bureau (P.O. Box 5, Halifax HX1 9JR, United
Kingdom) is preferred. Website: [DXNL]

19/03/2014: Operators Dave N2NL, Ed KH2L, Joel KG6DX, Danny KH2JU and Cord
NH2KD will be QRV as W1AW/KH2 between 19-25th March 2014 from the island of Guam
(IOTA OC-026, USi GU003S, WWFF KFF-110, WLOTA 0064) to celebrate ARRL's
centennial year. The team will be as active as possible during this week from
their respective QTHs, aside from the usual family and work obligations. Look
for them on 160-6 metre CW, SSB, RTTY, and PSK. QSL via W1AW. [ARRL]

19/03/2014: From 19-25th March 2014 look for the following stations to be
active to celebrate ARRL's centennial year: W1AW/4 operated by Ned K1GU located
in the city of Friendsville, Blount County, State of Tennessee and W1AW/5
operated by Bruce AA5B located in the city of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County,
State of New Mexico. QSLs preferred via the bureau. [ARRL]

U.S.A. Special Event Stations can be found at:


14/03-15/03 MJ0CFW: Jersey Island (main) WLOTA:0818 QSL M0CFW (d)
15/03-16/03 MA0GHM/P: Isle of Skye WLOTA:1626 QSL H/c (d/B)
15/03-16/03 MJ5Z: Jersey Island (main) WLOTA:0818 QSL M0CFW (d)
15/03-22/03 VK9NF: Norfolk Island WLOTA:1469 QSL K8NA (d)
15/03-22/03 ZF2MT: Grand Cayman Island WLOTA:1042 QSL W4VAB (d)
16/03-08/04 FR/F5MNW: La Reunion Island WLOTA:1812 QSL H/c (d/B)
16/03-17/03 MA0GHM/P: South-Uist WLOTA:2972 QSL H/c (d/B)
17/03 GB1SPD: Northern Ireland WLOTA:1439 QSL Buro
17/03-20/03 MA0GHM/P: Barra Island WLOTA:3126 QSL H/c (d/B)
19/03-25/03 W1AW/KH2: Guam Island WLOTA:0064 QSL H/c (d/B)
20/03-01/04 TX6G: Raivavae Island WLOTA:2581 QSL G3TXF (d/OQRS)
21/03-04/04 TO7BC: Mayotte Island WLOTA:0376 QSL DL7BC (d/B)
21/03-31/03 ZL7AAA: Chatham Island WLOTA:1627 QSL VE7NY (d)


14/03-17/03 XF1T: Cocinas Island NA-189 Grid:DK79TC 6m+Sat QSL IT9EJW (OQRS)
15/03-16/03 Virginia QSO Party 6m-70cm classes 15 1400z-16 2400z
16/03 070 Club St. Patrick's Day Contest 6m class 0000z-2359z
18/03-19/03 CLARA & Family Contest (1) 2m class 18 1700z-19 1700z
18/03 LY 1.3GHz Activity Contest CW/SSB/FM 1800z-2159z
18/03 NRAU 1.3GHz Activity Contest SO/MO/Open 1800z-2200z
18/03 RSGB 1.3GHz UKAC SO Fixed/Open 2000z-2230z
18/03 SP 1.3GHz Activity Contest CW/Phone/Open 1800z-2200z
20/03 NRAU 70MHz Activity Contest SO/MO/Open 1800z-2200z
20/03 SPAC 70MHz Contest CW/Phone/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:


QSLs via Bureau: 7X2ARA, 9A2AA, 9A201MB, 9A202GA, 9A203KS, 9V1YC, AH0BT, DL0ESA,
RU3FN), TM850N and V55V.

QSLs via Direct: 6W7SK (F6BLP), 7Q7FOC (G3MRC), 7O2A (OQRS), C91B (,
C91J (, F4BKV/p [EU-058] (OQRS), J79JG (AD8J), J8/K8EAB (H/c), OD5NJ/p
[AS-108] (KK4OK), VU7AG (OQRS) and YB8S [OC-236] (YB9BU).

QSLs via LoTW: 7O2A, 9A286T, C6AKQ, E7DX, FY5KE, LT0H, LX7I, NP2P, PJ2/W8WTS,
YS1/NP3J, ZM90DX and ZS8C.


For immediate release -
The callsign OH0W is a symbol of national bonding among Finnish contesters in
1982 when fifty of them spearheaded their Northern country in scoring a team
contesting multi-multi category world win in the CQWW DX Contest.
In the same spirit, the Team Finland, OH2UA and OH6KZP are busy in lining up
their equipment for the upcoming WRTC-2014 ijn Boston.together Similarly,
RadioTeam Azores, OH2BH and OH2MM, coached by OH8NC and technically supported by
OH6KN, are currently on Aland Islands to shape-up their gear and skills for the
The Team Azores will activate the world renowed OH0W at a modest power of 100
watts on all bands. You can salute them on two bands simultaneously for the
duration of 24 hours.
OH0W QSL via OH2BH [Martti Laine]

5V, TOGO -
Czech DXpedition team organizes another expedition, this time to Togo.
Preliminary dates are end of September, approximately for 10 days. Operators:
David OK6DJ as 5V7DB; Pavel OK1FPS as 5V7PS; and Petr OK1FCJ as 5V7ST.
Antenna/radio setup: 2 x K3, 1xKX3, 2x PA, Antennas 2 x Spiderbeam incl WARC, 1
x vertical 40m-10m, 1 vertical 160/80m + special RX antennas for low bands.
Activity SSB, CW, digital. Activity in CQ WW RTTY Contest. QSL to OK6DJ via OQRS
Clublog, direct, LoTW, eQSL or Bureau. More information at,
with other sites being publish later. [OK6DJ]

Henryk's (SM0JHF) visit to Mindelo on Sao Vicente island, Cape Verde, is going
to last until the end of March, and will see him operating as D44CF with 80W and
a wire antenna. QSLs may be requested via <sm0jhf [at]>, direct cards
to be paid for by PayPal. [DXNL]

David, HS0ZLU is active from Koh Phangan Island (AS-101, WLOTA 1441) until
15th May 2014. QRV on 20 and 10 metre SSB and PSK. QSL via operators'
instructions. [DX World]

Vlad, UA4WHX, has been QRV since 12th March as HK0/UA4WHX from the island of
Providencia (NA-049, WLOTA 0788). Activity on 12m SSB so far. As always, length
of stay is going to remain unknown. QSL via home call. [DX World]

VK9MT Info [Sun, 9 Mar 2014 17:53:33 -0700 (PDT)] -
To all DXers:
During the period of time that the VK9MT Team will be traveling both to and
from Mellish Reef, and while involved in radio operations upon the reef, there
will be no communications with the Team except via the established pilot
network. All comment sections on Facebook, and our webpage, will be turned off.
The direct email address to the Team will be deactivated temporarily.
Should there be any comments or suggestions one wishes to send to the Team,
please direct those comments to the appropriate Pilot for your geographical
area. That information will be easily found on our webpage, which is
Also, Pilots will have no access to the log during, or after, the DXpediton.
All inquiries of this nature should be directed to the QSL Manager once the
operation is QRT. As always, if unsure of a QSO, please work the Team again.
VK9MT Team

Replacing the current ops on Marion Island (ZS8A, ZS8C and ZS8Z), look for
Gerard ZS1KX (ex ZD9KX) to show as ZS8KX much later this year once his initial
workload shortens.
More info will be updated throughout the year, but you can QSL via Gerard de
Jong, P.O. Box 744, Wellington, 7654, South Africa.
Gerard's wife will be handling cards. [DX World]

73 and Good DX!
Dave Raycroft, VA3RJ
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