425 DX News #1341

14 January 2017 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
No 1341

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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

4S - Once again Peter, DC0KK is active as 4S7KKG from Sri Lanka (AS-003)
until 1 April. He operates digital modes and CW. QSL via home call,
direct or bureau; OQRS on Club Log.
9H - Special callsign 9H2017EU celebrates the Maltese Presidency of the
Council of the European Union (January-June 2017). QSL via 9H1SP,
direct only.
9X - Harald, DF2WO will be active as 9X2AW (not 9XB954 as previously
announced) from 3 February to 11 March during his stay in Kigali,
Rwanda. He will operate mainly digital modes (PSK31, JT65 and RTTY)
and QRS CW. QSL via M0OXO's OQRS ()
or direct only (for traditional cards) to Charles Wilmott, 60
Church Hill, Royston, Barnsley, S71 4NG, United Kingdom.
A3 - Tack JE1CKA, Miho JJ2VLY and Yutaka JQ2GYU, along with Hiro A31MM,
will be active as A35W (possibly also as A35NN) from Tongatapu
(OC-049), Tonga on 24-31 January. Plans are to operate CW, SSB and
RTTY on 160-10 metres, and to participate in the CQ WW 160-Meter CW
Contest. QSLs via JJ2VLY (direct) and LoTW. [TNX DX World]
CE0 - Michael, DF8AN will be active as CE0Y/DF8AN from Easter Island
(SA-001) on 10-17 February, and as CE0Z/DF8AN from Robinson Crusoe,
Juan Fernandez (SA-005) on 21-24 February. From both locations he
will operate mainly CW and digital modes. QSL via home call, direct
or bureau; neither LoTW nor Club Log will be used.
CT8 - Antonio, CU8AS will participate in the CQ WW 160-Meter CW Contest
(27-29 January) as CU9AB from Corvo Island (EU-089), Azores. It
will be a Single Operator High Power entry. QSL via HB9CRV and
LOTW. The first 50 QSOs will be automatically confirmed directly
from the Corvo Post Office. [TNX NG3K]
HK0_sa - Tim, LW9EOC will be active as 5J0NA from San Andres Island (NA-033)
between 13 February and 29 March. He will be joined by AA4NC, AJ9C,
HK6F and WJ2O at various times. Expect activity during the ARRL DX
CW, CQ WW 160-Meter, ARRL DX SSB, Russian DX and CQ WW WPX SSB
Contests. QSL via LW9EOC; logsearch on Club Log.
KH2 - Koji, JL3RDC will be active as NH0DX/NH2 from Guam (OC-026) on 20-
22 January. He will operate SSB only. QSL direct to JL3RDC. [TNX
PJ2 - Joeke, PA0VDV will be active as PJ2/PA0VDV from Curacao (SA-099) in
February and all March. He will operate CW only. QSL via home call,
direct or bureau. [TNX PA0VDV]
PY0F - Erwin, PY2QI will be active as PY2QI/PY0F from Fernando de Noronha
(SA-003) on 15-21 February. He will operate CW on 40-10 metres. QSL
direct to home call.
S2 - Yuki, JH1NBN might be active as S21ZBA from Dakha, Bangladesh on
15-19 January. This is a business trip, with limited SSB activity
during his evening hours. QSL via home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
TU - A large team from the Radio-club de Provins (F6KOP) will be active
from Grand Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire on 9-19 March (callsign TBA). They
will operate CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK on 160-6 metres with five
stations (one for CW, two for SSB, one for digital modes and one
for 6m). QSL via Club Log's OQRS and LoTW; traditional cards should
be sent to F1ULQ (direct or bureau). The team is seeking one more
"CW only" operator; if interested, please contact Frank, F4AJQ
(f4ajq[@]wanadoo.fr). See for more
information and updates. [TNX F5NQL]
V3 - Paul, VE3AXT is active again as V31AX from Corozal, Belize until 7
March. QSL via M0URX's OQRS ();
traditional cards should be sent direct only to Tim Beaumont, P.O.
Box 17, Kenilworth, CV8 1SF, United Kingdom.
V3 - W0MU will be active as V31MU from Placencia, Belize on 14-28
February. He will be joined by G0DVJ, who will be QRV as V31DV on
14-24 February. They will participate in the ARRL DX CW Contest as
V3M. QSL V31MU and V3M via LoTW, Club Log's OQRS or W0MU; QSL V31DV
via G0DVJ. [TNX W0MU]
V6 - Sho, JA7HMZ will be active again as V63DX from Pohnpei (OC-010),
Micronesia on 17-24 February. He will participate in the ARRL DX
CW Contest as V6A. Before and after the contest he will look for
Europe on 160 metres. QSLs via JA7HMZ (direct only). [TNX NG3K]
VP2V - Andy W4KDN, Charlie W4KZK and John WA5FAC will be active as VP2VAW
from Tortola, British Virgin Islands (NA-023) on 14-21 January.
They will operate on 160-10 metres, with a focus on 30m CW, 40m SSB
and 160/80m digital modes (mostly JT-65 and PSK-31). They also plan
to be QRV on 60 metres (5357 kHz), and to be active during both the
North American QSO Parties (CW and SSB). QSL via W4KZK (direct),
eQSL and LoTW (but "only two members use digital logging"). [TNX DX
YB - Adhi, YB3MM will be active as YB3MM/7 from Sebatik Island (OC-295)
on 21-24 January, Nunukan Island (OC-166) on 25-26 January and
Tarakan Island (OC-166) on 27-29 January. He will run low poer to a
multiband vertical antenna, possibly with a focus on 20m and 30m
CW. His schedule might change according to local conditions. QSL
via Club Log's OQRS.
YB - A large team of Indonesian operators will be active as YE0S from
Sebira, one of the Seribu Islands (OC-177), on 20-27 March. They
plan to be QRV on all bands CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL via Club
Log's OQRS, bureau or direct to ORARI Daerah DKI Jakarta, Gedung
Prasada Sasana Karya Lt. 10, Jl. Suryopranoto No. 8, Jakarta 10130,
Indonesia. See for more information.
ZD8 - Steve, WB4GHY is active in his spare time as ZD8SC from Ascension
Island (AF-003) until 22 January. QSL via home call. [TNX The Daily

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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

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QSLs received direct or through managers: 3B8HD, 3D2AG/p, 3D2GG, 3W4XX
(AS-128), 4S7AB, 4U0ITU, 5A1AL, 5H1WW, 5Z4/DJ4EL, 5Z4/DL2RMC, 6Y4V, 8P9JH,
8R1/AG6UT, 9N7FD, 9N7WE, 9N7ZT, 9Y4/VE3EY, 9Y4D (SA-011), A5A, AP2TN, BU2AQ,
SP7VC/1 (EU-132), T2J, T30JK, TA0/DJ4EL (AS-201), TK/PB8DX, TK/S53CC, TL0A,
TL8AO, TX2AH, TZ4AM, UE23RRC (AS-142), V31ML (NA-073), VE3LYC/KL7 (NA-172),
VI6DH400 (OC-206), VK6NAX/p (OC-164), VK9NF, VK9NZ, VP2EGR, VP6AH, VP6J,




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