425 DX News #1347

25 February 2017 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
No 1347
*** 4 2 5 D X N E W S ***
Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

5H - Maurizio, IK2GZU will be active again as 5H3MB from Ilembula,
Tanzania between 14 March and 12 April, while doing volunteer work
for the local mission. QSL via Club Log's OQRS, LoTW and eQSL;
traditional cards via IK2GZU (direct or bureau).
8Q - DF1FF, DH6ICE, DK2CL, DK7TF and DK8ZZ will be active as 8Q7LH from
the Maldives (AS-013) on 2-9 March. They will operate CW, SSB and
digital modes on 80-10 metres. QSL via Club Log's OQRS (preferred),
or via DK8ZZ. [TNX DX World]
9M2 - The Kuala Lumpur DX Team will be active as 9M4IOTA from Tioman
Island (AS-046), West Malaysia on 3-5 March. They will operate CW,
SSB and digital modes on 80-10 metres. QSL direct to 9M2OOO.
9N - The 9N7EI team report that they "have located a different QTH which
has truly spectacular views in all directions. Sited at over 6,000'
above sea level, we now have the clear path we were looking for
towards NA/EU". The 12-operator team will be active between 8 and
20 March [425DXN 1343] with up to five stations on 80-10 metres CW,
SSB and digital modes. QSL via M0OXO's OQRS and LoTW. See
for more information and updates. [TNX EI9FBB]
E5 - Dom, M1KTA () will be active as E51KTA
from the Cook Islands on 10-19 March. His location for the RSGB
Commonwealth (BERU) Contest (11-12 March) will be on Rarotonga
(OC-013), South Cooks. After that he might remain on Rarotonga, or
move to other IOTA groups, either in the South Cooks or the North
Cooks. "Listen hard to see which island it is", he says, "I'll not
advertise which one in advance". QSL via home call, Club Log's OQRS
and LoTW.
EA9 - Nobu, JA0JHQ () will be active as
EA9/JA0JHQ from Melilla on 20-21 March. He will operate CW and/or
RTTY mainly on 17 and 15 metres, and possibly 40m. QSL via JA0JHQ,
bureau or direct, and LoTW; logsearch on Club Log.
ER - Members of Radio Club Beskidzki's DX Team will be active as ER0PL
from Donici, Moldova on 23-28 April. They will operate CW, SSB and
digital modes on 80-10 metres. QSL via SP9KAT, direct or bureau;
logsearch on Club Log. [TNX NG3K]
FT_ant - Francois, F4HLT is now active as FT3YL from the Dumont d'Urville
Station on Petrels Island (AN-017), Antarctica [425DXN 1337]. For
the time being he operates JT65 on 20, 15 and 10 metres; he expects
to work PSK31 and SSB later on. His licence is valid until 1
February 2018. He is QRV in his spare time, mainly between 9 and 11
UTC. QSL via F6KPQ, Club Log's OQRS and LoTW. [TNX F5NQL]
HR - Dave, VE3VSM will be active holiday style as VE3VSM/HR9 from Roatan
Island (NA-057) from 28 February to 5 March. Last year he operated
CW on 20, 15 and 40 metres. QSL via VE3VSM and LoTW.
I - Special callsign II1TON will be active from 1 March to 30 June to
celebrate the 90th anniversary of ARI Torino (),
founded on 21 June 1927. QSL via Club Log's OQRS and eQSL. [TNX
JW - Kamil, SQ8KFH will be working at the Polish Polar Station in
Hornsund, Spitsbergen Island (EU-026), Svalbard until 20 May. He
will be QRV as JW/SQ8KFH on 20 metres SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via
home call (bureau preferred) and LoTW. [TNX The Daily DX]
JW - Tom, OH6VDA (LA6VDA) will be active holidy style as JW6VDA from
Spitsbergen (EU-026), Svalbard on 1-22 March. QSL via LoTW, eQSL
Club Log's OQRS or to OH6VDA. [TNX DX World]
KH2 - Santos, EA4AK as AH2P and Tony, EA5BY as KH2BY will be active from
Guam (OC-026) from 29 March to 10 April. They will be QRV on 80-6
metres (60m included) CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL via home calls
(direct or bureau) and LoTW; OQRS on Club Log for both callsigns.
OZ - Fred, SM7DAY will operate CW and some SSB as OZ/SM7DAY/p from
Bornholm Island (EU-030) on 3-10 May. QSL via Club Log's OQRS or
via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
P2 - Haru, JA1XGI will be active as P29VXG from New Britain Island
(OC-008) on 6-12 April. Usually he operates mainly CW and digital
modes; during this trip he plans to focus on working Europe on
JT65. QSL via JA1XGI and LoTW; log search on Club Log.
PY - PY2AE, PY2DS, PY2VOX and PU2POP will be active as PX2CA (QSL via
PY2VOX, direct or bureau) from Ilha de Castilho (SA-024) on 2-3
March. They will operate SSB, CW and digital modes on the five
classic bands with two stations. If local conditions allow, two
team members will also go and be QRV as ZZ5FI (QSL via PY2AE,
direct or bureau) from Ilha da Figueira (SA-047) on 40, 20, 15 and
10 metres SSB and CW. [TNX DX World]
PY - PY2XIZ and others will be active again as ZV2CV from Ilha das
Couves (SA-028) starting around 11 UTC on 8 April until around 14
UTC on the 9th. They plan to operate CW, SSB and digital modes on
80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres. QSL via PY2XIZ, direct or bureau.
SM - Look for SA6G/7 to be active from Ven Island (EU-137) on 4-11
June. He will operate CW on 40-6 metres. QSL via SM6CUK, direct or
bureau, and LoTW. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
T2 - Jacek, SP5EAQ and Marek SP7DQR will be active as T2AQ (SSB only)
And T2QR (CW and RTTY) from Tuvalu (OC-015) from 14 March to 4
April (dates may change "due to the unpredictability of transport
during the season of cyclones"). They will be QRV on 80-10 metres.
QSL via SP7DQR, direct or bureau, and LoTW; logsearch and OQRS on
). The logs will be uploaded also to
Club Log. More information on .
TI - Matt, K0BBC will be active as TI7/K0BBC from Guayabo, Costa Rica
from 28 February to 7 March, including an entry in the ARRL DX SSB
Contest. QSL via home call and LoTW.
UA - Special station R80UPOL is active on 23-25 February to commemorate
the 80th anniversary of North Pole-1, the first Soviet manned
drifting station in the Arctic Ocean. Its callsign was UPOL, and
the radioman was the legendary Ernst Krenkel (RAEM). The special
station operates from Teply Stan near Moscow, where the field-test
of the expedition took place in February 1937. QSL via RW3FS
(direct or bureau) and Club Log's OQRS.
UA - The Radio Marathon "Moscow-870" [425DXN 1340] is running until 31
December. Special callsigns to be active next month are R870O (1-10
March), R1918M (11-20 March) and R1611M (21-31 March). Detailed
information on the event and the award programme can be found at
UA_ant - Alex, UA1OJL will be active as RI1ANO from Bellinghausen station
on King George Island, South Shetlands (AN-010) from April 2017 to
March 2018. In his spare time he will operate CW, SSB and digital
modes. QSL via RN1ON, direct or bureau, and LoTW; OQRS on Club Log.
V3 - Iain, G4SGX will be active as V31GX from Belize on 9-14 March,
including participation in the RSGB Commonwealth (BERU) Contest
(11-12 March). He will operate CW only on 80-10 metres. QSL via
G4SGX and LoTW.
V4 - Once again John, W5JON will be active as V47JA from St. Kitts
(NA-104) from 16 March to 5 April. He will operate SSB on 160-6
Metres (60m included), with planned activity during the CQ WW WPX
SSB Contest. QSL via W5JON (direct only) and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]
VP2V - Kevin, K6TOP is active again as VP2V/K6TOP from Tortola, British
Virgin Islands (NA-023) until 3 March. He operates holiday style on
40, 30, 20, 17 and 10 metres CW. QSL via LoTW or direct to NR6M.
[TNX The Daily DX]
ZA - Lisa PA2LS, Lennart PD5LKM and Kees PE1KL will be active as
ZA/PA2LS from Albania on 22-29 March, CQ WW WPX SSB Contest
included. They will operate SSB, CW, PSK and RTTY on 160-2 metres.
QSL via PA2LS, direct or bureau. [TNX NG3K]

IOTA TOUR ---> Mikhail, VE7ACN will be active as KL7/VE7ACN from Prince of
Wales Island (NA-041) on 8-20 March. He will be QRV on 160, 80 and 30
metres, as well as on the usual IOTA frequencies. On 21-26 March he will be
QRV as VE7ACN/7 from Kaien Island (NA-061). QSL via home call; OQRS on Club
Log. [TNX DX News]

RST SPECIAL EVENT ---> Members of the North Country DX Association (NCDXA)
will be active on 1-31 March from several different locations in Alaska,
Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Greenland using all NCDXA "RST"
callsigns: KL7RST, VY1RST, VE8RST, VY0RST and OX7RST. QSL via LoTW or direct
to K7ICE. See for more information. [TNX


QSLs received direct or through managers: 4S7AB, 5H1WW (AF-032), 5R8GC,
5T5TI (AF-050), 5V7D, 5Z4/DL7KL, 7X5QB, 8Q7SP, 9G5AM, 9H1BT, 9H1XT, 9H6A,
9Y4/VE3EY, A70X (AS-088), A71YY, A93JA, AT2SL (AS-176), EF9O, EX8M, EY8MM,
GU3HFN, H40GC, H74B (NA-013), H74W (NA-013), HB0AFVL, HG17EYOF, J68GD,
JD1BMH, PJ6/OH1VR, T31T, TM1CEZ (EU-157), TM6G (EU-048), TO5FP, TT8FC,
YV1KK, YV2CAR/1 (SA-089), YV2CAR/4 (SA-058), ZA/ZA1P, ZB2FK, ZD7FT, ZD7VC,




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