I.C.P.O. Bulletin (27 February-06 March 2015)
"Islands, Castles & Portable Operations"
Listing is by calendar date (day/month/year)
27/02/2015: Ziv, 4Z4OQ will participate in the CQWW 160-Meter SSB Contest (27 February - 01 March) as 4X7A from Rosh Aayien, Israel (Holyland Square G14-PT). QSL via the Bureau, LoTW (if direct: 3$ / 2EU) - NO eQSL! [NG3K]
27/02/2015: The C6ANA team will once again be back on the air from Grand Bahama Island (NA-080, WLOTA 0527) during the upcoming contests. While Peter, W1NA, participates in the CQWW 160m SSB Contest (27th February-1st March), the whole team (Pasquale I8QLS, Gino I8ULL, Max N5NHJ and Peter W1NA) will operate the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) as a Multi-Single entry. Some activities will take place outside of the contests as well. QSL via LoTW or direct via N5NHJ (Massimo Mucci, 404 Twin Creeks Dr., Allen, TX 75013, USA). [OPDX Bulletin]
27/02/2015: Ingo, DH0KAA will be active on the 27th of 28th of February 2015 from Ruine Brueggen (WCA DL-03546, COTA-DL KAB-030) located in Naturpark Rheinland (WWFF DLFF-0102). He plans to work on 20 and 40 metres as DH0KAA/p. QSL via Bureau or direct to home call. [RN1CW]
27/02/2015: Members of the Colon DX Group will be active as H91T from Isla Taboga ["Island of Flowers"] (IOTA NA-072), Panama province, Panama, between 27th February and 1st March. QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. Team members include Manolis HP1CQ, Emilio HP2NG, Jose HP2BWJ, Max HP2EK, Dorian HP2DB, Rodrigo HP1RAT, Roger HP2ROC and Andrey HP2MAH. QSL via HP2BWJ. Further information and updates at: colondxgroup.webs.com/ [DX-World]
27/02/2015: Tim, NL8F will be active from Chiriqui, Panama, as HP3/NL8F between 27 February till 9 March, 2015. QRV on the HF bands, holiday style, from the QTH of Jay, HP3AK. QSL via K8NA (QRZ.com). [DX-World]
27/02/2015: Operators Francesco IK0FVC, Roberto IK0PRG, Robert S53R and Dane S53T will be active as HV0A from Vatican City between 27th February and 2nd March, 2015. Activity during the CQWW 160M SSB Contest and some CW activity outside contest, focus on the low bands. QSL via IK0FVC (direct only) and LoTW. [NG3K]
27/02/2015: Look for Kazue, JJ0LUH (T88XG) and Kiyoshi, JA0EKI (T88XH) to be active between 27th February and 8th March from the VIP Guest Hotel Free Radio Room, Koror village (WW Loc. PJ77FI), island of Koror, Republic of Palau (OC-009). Activity will be on all HF bands, plus 6 metres. QSL both calls direct only to JA0EKI (Kiyoshi Nakadaira, 909-7 Kiribayashi, Iida City, Nagano 399-2565, Japan) and LoTW. [DX-World]
27/02/2015: NAQCC Florida Chapter Event 27th February 2015 - "This month's not so secret location is again Lake Ashby Park, 4150 Boy Scout Camp Road, off State Road 415, Southwest of New Smyrna Beach, Florida. We should be up and running by 9:00 EST, and will be operating until around 12:00 pm local time. At this time we know of at least two stations that will be on the air - those two "usual suspects" Art WB4MNK NAQCC #5274 and Steve WB4OMM NAQCC #5913 at the least hoping for others too! Operating frequencies will be posted on QRP Spots and NAQCC Spotter when we commence...20M, 30M, and 40M at least. Look in the usual watering holes (.040, .050, .060) depending on band conditions and use. Steve will be bringing his 4SQRP Cyclone 40 transceiver to this month's outing for a special treat!" QSL via home calls, Bureau or direct. [WB4OMM]
27/02/2015: Jim, W8ERI will be active from Isla Mujeres [Island of Women] (NA-045, WLOTA 1716), Quintana Roo State, Mexico, from 27th February until 6th March 2015. Activity will be holiday style QRP SSB with a FT-817 on 20, 17 and 15 metres. QSL via home call, direct only (Jim Widlar, PO Box 107, Hygiene, CO 80533-0107, USA). Website: www.qrz.com/db/XE3/W8ERI [ATDX]
28/02/2015: Georgi, LZ2OQV/1 will be active from 28th of February till 2nd of March 2015 from Baba Vida Fortress (WCA LZ-00003) and Bdin Fortress (WCA LZ-00006) also Vidin Kale (WCA LZ-00159). He plans to work as LZ2OQV on 40 and 20 metre CW and SSB. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [RN1CW]
28/02/2015: The Uruguay DX Group (Gus CX2AM, Mario CX4CR, Rainer CX8FB and Bert CX3AN) will be active holiday style as PJ7C from the island of Dutch Sint Maarten (NA-105, WLOTA 0711) from 28th February until 9th March 2015. They will operate SSB and CW with two stations. QSL via EB7DX. [425 DX News]
28/02/2015: Mid Florida DX Association (W4FDX) members Jim KG4JSZ/p, Tim KI4GMR/p, Tony N2MFT/4, Steve KS4WA/p will be active on 28th February from Honeymoon Island (NA-034, USi FL-017S), Pinellas county, Florida. QRV on the HF bands, on or near the usual IOTA frequencies. QSL via the individual operators home callsign. Website: www.w4fdx.com/ [rsgbiota.org]
01/03/2015: Olivier, ON4EI, will once again be active from Ireland (EU-115, WLOTA 2484) as EI8GQB and EI1A between 1st March and 2nd April. He plans to operate from his caravan using green energy on 160-10 metres. Olivier will activate the EI1A callsign as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry in the ARRL International DX SSB (March 7-8th), Russian DX (March 21-22nd) and CQWW WPX SSB (March 28-29th) Contests. QSL via LoTW, or via QSL Manager PA3249, direct or by the Bureau. You can follow his activities and antenna experimentation on: www.qrz.com/db/EI8GQB [OPDX Bulletin]
01/03/2015: Howard WA2NHA will again be active from the island of Aruba (SA-036, WLOTA 0033) as P4/WA2NHA between 1-15 March, 2015. QRV on the HF bands, CW. QSL via home call. [DX-World]
01/03/2015: Kim, ON4BCV will be QRV as PJ2/ON4BCV from the island of Curacao (SA-099, WLOTA 0942, WW Loc. FK52KG) from 1 March till 10 March. Activity will be on the HF bands, plus 6 metres, working portable and using the PJ2T Signal Point club station. QSL via home call. [DxCoffee]
01/03/2015: Klaus, DG1SGW, will be active as PJ4/DG1SGW from the island of Bonaire (SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024) between 1-12 March, 2015. Activity will be holiday style on the 160-6 meters using SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via home call, direct, by the Bureau or LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]
01/03/2015: Toshi, JA8BMK, again plans activity as XV7BM from Nha Trang resort, Vietnam, between 1-31st March, 2015. QRV this time with improved RX antennas. QSL via JA8BMK. [DX-World]
02/03/2015: Taka, JA8COE will be active from Ulithi Adventure Resort, Falalop Island, Ulithi Atoll (IOTA OC-078), Micronesia, as V63CO between 2-6 March, 2015. QRV on the HF bands. QSL via JA8COE Club Log OQRS, Direct (2USD or IRCs). Web: www.qrz.com/db/V63CO [DX-World]
02/03/2015: John, KK9A will once again activate the USVI Contest Club, Gallows Bay Station, Christiansted, island of St. Croix (USi VI002S, WLOTA 2477), US Virgin Islands (NA-106), from 2-9 March, 2015. Activity will include a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March). Outside the contest, John will be QRV holiday style on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL goes via WD9DZV and LoTW. [NG3K]
03/03/2015: Volker, DL1WH will be active as DL1WH/p from the island of Foehr (EU-042, DID/GIA N-17, WLOTA 4067) on 3-11 March. He will operate CW and some SSB mainly in his morning and evening hours. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [425 DX News]
03/03/2015: The party of Leena OH2BE and Martti OH2BH will continue their study tour to Grand Cayman Island (NA-016, WLOTA 1042), Cayman Islands, where Martti will air ZF2BH in the ARRL DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) along with Joe, ZF2AH (W6VNR). The duo is grateful for the assistance of John ZF1DJ, Andrew ZF1EJ, Joe ZF2AH and John ZF2AM and the entire gang at the Cayman Amateur Radio Society, ZF1A. QSL ZF2BH via OH2BH and ZF2AH via W6VNR. [OH2BH]
04/03/2015: Rob K4OV and Lee N1BA will be operating from the Bahama Islands as C6ATF from 4-9th March 2015. QSL via K4OV. Activity will include the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March). Logs will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL after we return. QSLs that are received via the Bureau will be returned via the Bureau. To receive a card directly, please include an SASE with US postage to your QTH. Or, you may send an SAE with $2 to cover airmail postage outside the US. Website: www.qrz.com/db/c6atf [ATDX]
04/03/2015: Jeff, N6GQ will once again be active as YN2AA from the slopes of Nicaragua's Mombacho Volcano, Grenada, Nicaragua (WW Loc. EK71AV), from 4-8th February. Focus will be on the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Tribander-wires entry. Pre-contest will see Jeff QRV on 160 to 6 metres. QSL via NN3W or LoTW ONLY. [NG3K]
05/03/2015: Nick, G3RWF plans activity from Nairobi, Kenya, as 5Z4LS between 5-18th March. QRV on 80-10m, mostly CW. Activity during ARRL DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) and BERU Contest (March 14-15). QSL via home call. Online logsearch will be provided by Club Log. [DX-World]
05/03/2015: Once again Rosel, DL3KWR and Hardy, L3KWF will be active as CT9/DL3KWR and CT9/DL3KWF from Madeira (AF-014, DIP MA-001, PIP MD-001, WLOTA 0053) from 5 March to 1 April. They plan to operate mostly in CW with a focus on 12, 17 and 30 metres. QSL via home calls. Email requests for bureau cards can be sent to dl3kwr[@]darc.de or dl3kwf[@]darc.de respectively. [425 DX News]
05/03/2015: Peter, PA1LP will be active as PZ5LP from Nieuw Nickerie, Nickerie district, Suriname, between 5th March and 5th June, 2015. QRV on 80-10 metre SSB and Digital modes, using FT-857 and 100 Watts with G5RV with LDG Z100 tuner. QSL via home call, direct and eQSL. [DX-World]
05/03/2015: Tevfik, TA1HZ will once again be active as T88HZ from the West Plaza by the Sea Hotel Rental Shack, Koror, Koror Island, Republic of Palau (OC-009, WW Loc. PJ77FI) from 5-12th March, 2015. QRV on 80-6m, using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. Activity will also include a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March). QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]
05/03/2015: Ken, JR1JYR will be active from the island of Pohnpei (IOTA OC-010), F.S.M., as V63JYR between 5-11th March. QRV on 20-10m, including WARC, mainly CW with some SSB and Digital. QSL via home call, direct (Ken Takemoto, 635-1 Noda Noda-City, Chiba Pref, 278-0037, Japan). Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. [DX-World]
06/03/2015: Operators Tim VK4HFO, Chris VK3FY and Christian EA3NT will be active from Flinders Island (OC-195, WWFF VKFF-175, Grid Loc. QE49), Bass Strait, Tasmania State, as VK7FG between 6-9th March, 2015. They will run three stations using yagi beams and amps on 160-6 metres depending on propagation. Flinders Island is good for the Antarctic Challenge Award. QSL via M0OXO OQRS. [DX-World]
06/03/2015: Charly, VU3CHE (HS0ZCW, K4VUD) and a team are planning to activate VU4 (Andaman Island, AS-001) from 6-18 March, 2015. Simple antennas and 100w can be improved with loaned or donated gear if anyone wishes to help (hs0zcw[AT]gmail.com); ant/gear only, no cash for operators. Further information to follow ... [HS0ZCW]
LOOKING AHEAD -
07/03/2015: Look for Phillipe, LX2A to be active as a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest using the callsign LX7I from his contest station in Eschdorf, Luxembourg. QSL via LX2A and LoTW. [NG3K]
07/03/2015: Operators Bob AA6VB, Andy AE6Y, Scott K0DQ and Ed N4OC will enter the ARRL DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) as a Multi-2 entry from Pos Chiquito, island of Aruba (SA-036, WLOTA 0033) using the callsign P49Y. QSL via AE6Y or LoTW. [NG3K]
07/03/2015: Charlie, K1XX will once again activate VP2MLL as a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest from the island of Montserrat (NA-103, WLOTA 1475). QSL via N4OX, direct only (QRZ.com). [NG3K]
10/03/2015: Celebrating the 'Carnival French Guiana 2015' look for Kris, F4GHW to be active from Cayenne, French Guiana, as TO5BR between 10-23 March. QRV on the HF bands mainly SSB and CW. QSL via F4HGW, Bureau or direct. [DX-World]
14/03/2015: Imam, YB4IR will be heading out once again. This time Imam plans to activate Pulau Temajo [Temajo Island] (IOTA OC-252), West Kalimantan province, Indonesia. Good for Nusantara Indonesian Islands Award (www.nusantaraaward.com/). QRV from 14-18 March 2015, using the callsign YB4IR/7. Activity will be on 40-10 metre SSB, CW and RTTY, using Elecraft K3/100, tribander and vertical. QSL YB4IR via Club Log OQRS system, direct (QRZ.com) or Bureau. [N9BX]
17/03/2015: Bruno, F5CCX will be active from Guadeloupe Island [Basse-Terre] (IOTA NA-102, DIFO FG-019, WW Loc. FK96CI) from 17-26th March as FG/F5CCX. He will concentrate on the Digital modes on the HF bands. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [ATDX]
19/03/2015: Bob, N7XR will be active again from Diego Garcia Island (AF-006), Chagos Archipelago from 19-27th March 2015 as VQ9XR. Bob says - "I'll be operating on 80-10m with power. I will also be operating on 60m CW, the British Republic is modifying the license to allow operation. 160m possible, no promises. 6m is out, no antenna. Operating on SSB, CW, and RTTY. No internet access is available in the area I operate from. I check emails once in the evening IF I can gain access. Most of the time it's extremely slow. QSL via Club Log or direct. No bureau, LoTW or eQSL." [ATDX / NG3K]
20/03/2015: Look for Kazu, M0CFW to be active once again from the old German signal station, St. Brelade, isle of Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA 0818, WW Loc. IN89VE, WAB WV54) between 20-23 March. Focus will be on the Russian DX Contest (21-22 March) as a Single-Op entry using the callsign MJ5Z. QRV as MJ0CFW before and after the contest. QSL both calls via LoTW. QSL also OK via OQRS. [QRZ.com]
20/03/2015: Kiichi JF1LUT will be active from Kolonia Town, Pohnpei island (OC-010), F.S.M., as V63KI between 20-25 March, 2015. QRV on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 metres, SSB only. Online log search will be hosted by Club Log. QSL via QRZ.com information under V63KI. [DX-World]
21/04/2015: Masa, JA0RQV (ex-A35JP/p) will be active from Port Vila (WW Loc. RH42DG), Efate Island (OC-035, WLOTA 1051), Shefa province, Republic of Vanuatu, as YJ0MT from 21st April until 5th May 5, 2015. QRV on 40-6m, CW/SSB (mostly CW) when time permits due to business commitments, using IC-7000(100W) and Vertical. Note from Masa: "Operation will be limited in night time as it is business trip. I will try to be serious in weekend. QTH will be large hotel in down town facing only for EU and AS. Antenna should be managed within the small private balcony. VY SRI for NA and SA." QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. Further info and updates at: blog.goo.ne.jp/rqv [DX-World]
02/05/2015: Jim, W8ERI plans to be active as 6Y5/W8ERI from Negril, island of Jamaica (NA-097, WLOTA 0214), from 2-8 May, 2015. Holiday style QRP with a Yaesu FT-817 SSB on 20, 17 and 15 meters. QSL direct via W8ERI (QRZ.com). Website: www.qrz.com/db/XE3/W8ERI [DX-World]
04/05/2015: Mike, WA0SPG will activate Garden Key (USi FL-013S) Dry Tortugas (IOTA NA-079, WWFF KFF-0023) on 4th to 6th of May. He will be operating HF (SSB/CW) using a KX3 and a FT-817. Antennas will be a Buddipole vertical dipole near saltwater, Alpha vertical and Loop antenna. Mike will also be doing satellite work with 2 FT-817s for SO-50 and FO-29 (SSB/CW) with both arrow and elk antennas. All power will be by Goal Zero batteries being charged by Solar PV panels. QSL via home call. [NG3K]
09/05/2015: Arturo, KG4DRP/p plans to activate Garden Key (USi FL-013S) Dry Tortugas (IOTA NA-079, WWFF KFF-0023) on 9th and 10th of May. Activity will be QRP on 20 metre SSB. QSL via home call. [NG3K]
09/05/2015: Jim, W8ERI (ex-E51AAA, 3D2ZF) will again be active from Grand Cayman Island (NA-016, WLOTA 1042) as ZF2ZL between 9-15th May, 2015. Holiday style QRP with a Yaesu FT-817 SSB on 20, 17 and 15 meters. QSL direct only to W8ERI (see QRZ.com). [DX-World]
05/06/2015: Nobby, G0VJG plans activity as 8Q7CQ from the island of Meedhupparu (WW Loc. MJ65LK), a coral island on the east of the Northern Maalhosmadulu Atoll, Republic of Maldives (AS-013) from 5-18th June 2015. There will be a big effort on 6 metre SSB, with beacon running. Also SSB on the HF bands and some Digital modes. Nobby will be using FT897 500watts, butternut vertical and 4el yagi for 6m SSB. QSL via G4DFI (info on QRZ.com). [DX-World]
05/07/2015: Emil, DL8JJ plans to activate Ile du Large (DIFM MA-001, WW Loc. IN99KL), Iles Saint Marcouf (EU-081, WLOTA 0060), Basse Normandie, France, between 5-11th July, 2015. QRV as F/DL8JJ/p on 160-10 metre CW and SSB. This activation is also good for the Ile du Large lighthouse (DPLF PB-052, ARLHS FRA-055, WLOTA 0060) and the Fort de l'Ile du Large (DFCF 50-013, WCA F-02100). l'Ile du Large also makes up part of Iles Saint-Marcouf nature reserve. QSL goes via LZ1JZ, direct or Bureau. Further info and updates at: www.dl8jj.darc.de/ [rsgbiota.org]
SPECIAL EVENTS -
01/03/2015: Look for special event station 8J1H to be active on all bands and modes from 1st March until 31st May 2015 to celebrate Hachioji-city's Upgrade to a "Core City" (Defined by the Local Autonomy Act). Hachioji City will change toward the first core city in Tokyo! Hachioji-city is located in Tokyo Metropolis prefecture, Kanto region, island of Honshu (AS-007, WLOTA 2376), Japan. QSL to: PO Box 14, Hachiouji-minami Post Office, 192-0399, JAPAN, or via the JARL Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]
01/03/2015: Special event station 8N1MOMO will be active on all bands and modes, Mar. 1 - Apr., 2015, to celebrate the The 39th Koga-city Momo (or Peach (Blossom)) Festival. The city's peach festival is held at The Koga Sogo Koen Park. Koga-city is located in Ibaraki prefecture, Kanto region, island of Honshu (AS-007, WLOTA 2376), Japan. QSL via the JARL QSL Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]
01/03/2015: Look for 8N3HC to be active on all bands and modes between 1st March and 31st May 2015 to celebrate the Grand Opening of a World Heritage Site Himeji-jo Castle (WCA reference JA-00035). Himeji-jo Castle is a hilltop Japanese castle complex located in Himeji, in Hyogo prefecture, Kansai region on Honshu island (AS-007, WLOTA 2376), Japan. The castle is regarded as the finest surviving example of prototypical Japanese castle architecture, comprising a network of 83 buildings with advanced defensive systems from the feudal period. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. QSL via the JARL QSL Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]
01/03/2015: Between 1st and 31st of March 2015 Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP), Voynyagovo, Bulgaria, will use the special callsign LZ386SKI which has been created in honour of Saint Kiril Ierusalimski. LZ386SKI counts for "All Saints" award and 10 points towards "St. Teodosii Tyrnovski" award. QSL via Bureau or P.O. Box 36, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria. [QRZ.com]
01/03/2015: Special event station DL1965WH will be active from 1st March 2015 to 29th February 2016 to celebrate a double golden jubilee, i.e. the 50th anniversary of the Amateur Radio Group of the German Armed Forces in Daun/Vulkaneifel, and the 50th birthday of the Group's leader, Volker Schnitzius, DL1WH. QSL via DL1WH, direct or bureau (cards will only be available next year, after the end of the activity). [425 DX News]
06/03/2015: Special callsigns issued for HAMTECH 2015 (6-7 March), International Conference on Amateur Radio Communications organised by National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR), Hyderabad, India. VU4A - operated by Foreign Radio Amateurs. VU4I - operated by Indian Radio Amateurs. Location: Port Blair, district of South Andaman, Andaman & Nicobar (AS-001). Dates: 6 to 18 March 2015. Website: www.niar.org/ [DX-World]
- ISWL CLUB CALLSIGNS -
The ISWL Club Callsigns in use throughout the month of March 2015 are:
GX4BJC/A - Operated from Cleethorpes ne Lincolnshire by Dave - M0KWK. (/A WAB Square = TA20 - England, IOTA = EU-005, WLOTA = 1841).
MX1SWL/A - Operated from Walton-on-the-Naze, in Essex, by Herbie - G6XOU. (ISWL Council Member & QSL Bureau Manager) (/A WAB Square = TM22 - England, IOTA = EU-005 & WLOTA = 1841). Herbie will also operate as MX1SWL/P during the month and will give his WAB square if requested.
ALL QSL's for BOTH Calls will be handled by Herbie G6XOU and NOT the individual Operator.
The I.S.W.L. is a member of the European PSK Club.
I.S.W.L. Awards are available to all Hams and SWL's - see www.iswl.org.uk/ for full details. eQSL.cc cards ARE welcomed for our awards.
Very best wishes to all and have a great Month.
Pete Rayer, ISWL Life Vice President, Bournemouth, UK.
U.S.A. Special Event Stations can be found at: www.arrl.org/contests/spev.html
LIGHTHOUSE CALENDAR -
27/02-06/03 XE3/W8ERI: Isla Mujeres WLOTA:1716 QSL H/c (d)
28/02-09/03 PJ7C: St. Maarten WLOTA:0711 QSL EB7DX (d)
01/03-31/05 8J1H: Honshu WLOTA:2376 QSL QRZ.com
01/03-01/04 8N1MOMO: Honshu WLOTA:2376 QSL JARL Buro
01/03-31/05 8N3HC: Honshu WLOTA:2376 QSL JARL Buro
01/03-02/04 EI8GQB: Ireland (Eire) WLOTA:2484 QSL PA3249 (d/B)
01/03-15/03 P4/WA2NHA: Aruba Island WLOTA:0033 QSL H/c (d/B)
01/03-10/03 PJ2/ON4BCV: Curacao Island WLOTA:0942 QSL H/c (d/B)
01/03-12/03 PJ4/DG1SGW: Bonaire Island WLOTA:1279 QSL H/c (d/B)
02/03-09/03 WP2AA: St. Croix Island WLOTA:2477 QSL WD9DZV (d)
03/03-11/03 DL1WH/P: Fohr Island WLOTA:4067 QSL H/c (d/B)
03/03-09/03 ZF2BH: Grand Cayman Island WLOTA:1042 QSL OH2BH (d/B)
05/03-01/04 CT9/DL3KWF: Ilha da Madeira WLOTA:0053 QSL H/c (d/B)
05/03-01/04 CT9/DL3KWR: Ilha da Madeira WLOTA:0053 QSL H/c (d/B)
6 METRES & UP -
28/02 FISTS Two Metre Activitiy 2m CW 1500z-1600z
01/03-10/03 PJ2/ON4BCV: Curacao SA-099 Grid:FK52 6m SSB QSL H/c (d/B)
03/03 LY 144MHz Activity Contest Open/CW/SSB/FM 1800z-2159z
05/03-12/03 T88HZ: Palau OC-009 Grid:PJ77FI 6m SSB/CW QSL TA1HZ (d/B)
06/03-09/03 VK7FG: Flinders Island OC-195 Grid:QE49 6m QSL M0OXO OQRS
Contest Calendar: www.qsl.net/va3rj/con_mar.html
Information about current VHF activities can be found on the VHF DX portal "Make More Miles on VHF" at: www.MMMonVHF.de/
SOTA (Summits On The Air) Watch Alerts at: www.sotawatch.org/
QSL INFO -
QSLs via Bureau: None to report this week!
QSLs via Direct: KC4/K6REF (H/c) and VP2MDX (OQRS)
QSLs via LoTW: 5H1MD, 5K0A, 6Y2T, 9A3TR, 9A4WY, 9A5X, AL1G, CR2X, CR6K, CT1AOZ, CW5B, CX2BR, DJ8OG, DL0WRTC, DL1REM, DL2CC, DL6KVA, E7DX, EA1WX, EA3JW, EA4KD, EA6URA, EA8OM, ED4T, EF8R, ES2MC, ES4RC, F1IWH, F5IN, F5NGA, F5PAL, F5UTN, FM5BH, G3R, G4BUO, G8DX, GM0RLZ, GM4O, GM7R, HB9CVQ, HG7T, HG8C, HI3K, HI3TT, HK1R, I2IFT, IK1NEG, IR1Y, IR4M, IR4X, IT9ESW, K1N, KH6LC, KH6RS, KL7RA, KP2M, LA8OM, LN5O, LO5D, LT7H, LY5W, LY8O, LY9Y, LZ2PS, LZ5R, LZ7A, M5O, M6O, MM2N, NP2N, OH0X, OH4KZM, OH6AC, OH6MW, OK2SFP, OK3C, OM2MM, OM5ZW, OP4A, OT6M, OZ5E, OZ6PI, P40L, P40LE, PJ2T, PJ4X, PJ7/WJ2O, PJ7AA, PP5KR, PQ70FEB, PX2X, PY2PT, PY2ZXU, R3KM, RM3F, S53F, S53O, S56A, SJ2W, SM2T, SN2B, SP7GIQ, SP8R, TF3CW, TI5W, TM5Y, TM6M, UA2F, UT0U, UV5U, UZ0U, V26M, V31AT, VK3JA, VP5S, VU4KV, WH7M, XE2X, YR8D, YT3A, YT6W, YU2A, YU5R, YV1KK, YW4D, Z36W, ZB2FX, ZF1A, ZG2FX
, ZL3X, ZM2B, ZM2IO, ZW5B and ZW8T.
BITS & PIECES -
FARALLONES DE COSIGUINA NA-212 -
Dan, HR2DMR informs DX-World that he has plans to be active from the rare IOTA of Farallones de Cosiguina NA-212 during mid to late July covering the IOTA contest....
"Hoping to use a special H7 prefix or YN9W, activity could start from July 23 to 28, depending on Honduran and Nicaraguan navy officers. More details and full plans announced at later date."
73 Col MM0NDX
73 and Good DX!
Dave Raycroft, VA3RJ
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