425 DX News #1383

4 November 2017 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
No 1383
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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

3C - Yuris, YL2GM and Kaspars, YL3AIW have been active again as 3C1L
[425DXN 1382] from Luba (Bioko Island, AF-010), Equatorial Guinea
since 27 October. Their QRT date might be around 8-10 November. See
http://www.lral.lv/3c0l_3c1l/index.html for updates.
5X - Nick, G3RWF will be active again as 5X1NH from Uganda on 20-30
November, with main activity during the CQ WW DX CW Contest. QSL
via Club Log's OQRS, LoTW, or via home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
9M6 - Once again Saty, JE1JKL will participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest
as 9M6NA from Labuan Island (OC-133), East Malaysia. It will be a
single-operator all-band high power entry. QSL via Club Log's OQRS,
LoTW or via JE1JKL. [TNX NG3K]
9X - Harald, DF2WO will be active again as 9X2AW from Kigali, Rwanda
between 15 and 30 November. He will operate CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8.
QSL via M0OXO's OQRS and LoTW. [TNX M0OXO]
9Y - Nick, VE3EY will be active again as 9Y4/VE3EY from Trinidad
(SA-011) on 22-27 November, including an entry in the CQ WW DX CW
Contest. Before the contest he will concentrate on the low bands.
DU - Mike, DF8AN will be active as DU7/DF8AN from Negros Island
(OC-129), Philippines on 5-16 November. He will operate mainly CW,
FT8, PSK and RTTY. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX The
Daily DX]
DU - Jacek, SP5APW will be active as DU1/SP5APW from Busuanga Island
(OC-090) on 16-23 November. He will operate SSB, some PSK31 and
RTTY on 40, 17 and 20 metres. QSL via home call (direct or bureau)
or LoTW; logsearch and OQRS on Club Log. [TNX The Daily DX]
DU - Yan, RZ3FW and Sergei, R4WAA will be active as DU9/RZ3FW and
DU9/R4WAA from Sarangani Island (OC-175) on 21-29 November,
including activity during the CQ WW DX CW Contest. QSL via home
calls. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
FM - Adrian, KO8SCA will be active as TO5W from Martinique (NA-107) on
21-28 November. He will operate CW and SSB on 160-10 metres, and
will be active druing the CQ WW DX CW Contest. QSL via Club Log's
HR - Dennis W1UE (11-27 November), Paul K1XM and Charlotte KQ1F (18-27
November) will be active from Roatan Island (NA-057), including a
M/2 entry in the CQ WW DX CW Contest (callsign to be decided, QSL
via KQ1F). [TNX NG3K]
I - Once again special callsign IR3MD will be in use by ARI Rovereto on
1-30 November. The prefix stands for Maria Dolens, the mighty bell
casted after World War I to commemorate the fallen in all wars. QSL
via IZ2GOT; information on the award can be found on qrz.com.
KP2 - Scott, NE9U will be active as NE9U/KP2 (QSL via home call) from the
US Virgin Islands (NA-106) from 11 November to 5 December. During
the CQ WW DX CW Contest and the ARRL 160 Meter Contest (1-3
December) he will operate as NP2X (QSL via K5WW and LoTW). [TNX
P4 - John, W2GD will operate again as P40W from Aruba (SA-036) on 20-28
November. Main activity will be during the CQ WW DX CW Contest;
activity outside the contest will include 160, 30, 17 and 12 metres
as time allows. QSL via LoTW or N2MM (direct only). [TNX NG3K]
PJ4 - John K4BAI, Eric K9ES and Chuck AD4ES will use PJ4/homecalls from
Bonaire (SA-006) on 22-28 November. They will participate in the CQ
WW DX CW Contest as PJ4A (40m), PJ4E (80m) and PJ4I (possibly 20m)
respectively. QSL PJ4A and PJ4/K4BAI via K4BAI, QSL PJ4E and
PJ4/K9ES via K9ES, QSL PJ4I and PJ4/AD4ES via AD4ES. [TNX The
Daily DX]
PY0F - PP2BT and PY7RP will participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest (25-26
November) as PS0F from Fernando de Noronha (SA-003). QSL via Club
Log's OQRS, or via PY7RP (direct only). [TNX PP2BT]
S7 - Martin, G4XUM will operate CW and some SSB as S79K from Mahe
(AF-024), Seychelles on 22-29 November. Main activity will be
during the CQ WW DX CW Contest. QSL via G3NKC, Club Log and LoTW.
T8 - Noboru, JH1OLB will be active again as T88DT from Koror (OC-009),
Palau on 23-29 November. "Possible operation modes" are SSB, CW,
RTTY, PSK31, SSTV and JT65A on 160-6 metres, depending on
conditions. QSL via JH1OLB, direct or bureau, and LoTW.
TK - A large team from Slovenia (S50P, S53BB, S53CC, S53F, S53MM, S53RM,
S53WW, S53ZO, S55OO, S57C, S57L and S57VW) will be active as TK/
homecall from Corsica (EU-014) on 20-29 November. During the CQ WW
DX CW Contest they and TK5EP will operate TK0C (QSL via LoTW, eQSL
or via S50C). [TNX NG3K]
V3 - Robert, DL7VOA will be active as V34AO from Hopkins, Belize on 18-
30 November, CQ WW DX CW Contest included. He will operate mainly
CW typically during the local evening and night hours. QSL via home
call, direct or bureau. [TNX NG3K]
V6 - Sho, JA7HMZ will be active again as V63DX from Pohnpei (OC-010),
Micronesia from 24 November to 1 December. He will participate in
the CQ WW DX CW Contest as V6A. QSLs via JA7HMZ (direct only). [TNX
VE - Pierre, VE3KTB and Alex, VE1RUS [425DXN 1380] are active again as
VY0RAC from the Eureka Amateur Radio Club station (VY0ERC) on
Ellesmere Island (NA-008), until 10 November. This callsign is good
for the RAC Canada 150 Award Programme (http://wp.rac.ca/rac150/).
VK9N - Rob, M0VFC expects to be active as VK9/M0VFC from Norfolk Island
(OC-005) on 3-6 November. He is likely to concentrate on 30 and 20
metres, SSB and CW; he might also add 40 and 17 metres. QSL via
LoTW (preferred) or via Club Log's OQRS. [TNX DX World]
VP8_ant- Once again Mike, GM0HCQ is active from onboard the Royal Research
Ship 'James Clark Ross'. Whilst in Antarctic and Falkland Islands
waters he uses the call VP8CMH/mm, at all other times he uses
GM0HCQ/mm. He is no longer able to be active from Signy Island
(South Orkneys), but on rare occasions Mike gets the chance to
operate as VP8SGK from King Edward Point on South Georgia Island
(AN-007) and as VP8ROT from Rothera Base on Adelaide Island
(AN-001), Antarctica. QSL for all callsigns via LoTW, eQSL or
direct to GM0HCQ. Follow Mikes' updates on Twitter (@gm0hcq) and at
YB - Din, YB8RW has been active as YB8RW/p from Ternate Island since 28
October. His next stops, possibly along with YE8XBN/p, include the
islands of Zum-Zum (5-8 November) and Morotai (9-12 November). All
of them are located in IOTA group OC-145. QSL via YB8RW, preferably
through Club Log's OQRS.
YB - Special callsign YB10N (http://orari-lokal-surabaya.net/) will be
active on 9-10 November to celebrate Hari Pahlawan, a Remembrance
Day that commemorates the 1945 Battle of Surabaya. Activity will be
on 80, 40 and 2 metres.
YN - Mike, AJ9C will be active as YN2CC from Nicaragua on 21-29
November. He will operate SSB, CW and RTTY on the HF bands and 6
metres, and will participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest. QSL via
AJ9C, Club Log's OQRS and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]

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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

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5L3BI ---> After trying for two days in a row, the 5L3BI team [425DXN 1382]
was unable to land on Baiyah Island (AF-111), as the sea was too rough. "The
swell around the rock never eased", Col MM0NDX says, and the boat "almost
capsized". EL2EL (Col), EL2GM (Jeremy) and EL2BB (Dave) were active from
mainland Liberia. QSL EL2EL and EL2GM via M0OXO's OQRS, QSL EL2BB via
EI9FBB. A "full updates" will be published on https://af111new.com/ in a few
days' time.

CLUB LOG'S MOST WANTED LIST ---> The latest Most Wanted List, generated on
31 October is available at https://secure.clublog.org/mostwanted.php. The
information is derived from QSOs uploaded to Club Log (currently 452.3
million log entries available for analysis) and, to improve quality, only
QSOs that have QSLs confirmed are considered to be worked. The most wanted
charts are rebuilt once per month, on average.

INDEXA NEWSLETTER ---> The Fall 2017 edition (#119) of the International DX
Association's Newsletter (INDEXA) is now available for download at
www.indexa.org/newsletters.html. In this issue "you'll enjoy reading about
the S21ZED/S21ZEE DXpedition to Bangladesh that occurred in March of this
year. Besides that, you'll have a chance to have a brief introduction to our
three new directors. And, a note from INDEXA's only fifth President in over
34 years - Bob Schenck, N2OO - will give you comfort that the reins of
INDEXA are still in good hands". [TNX K8YC]

OQRS ENABLED ---> Club Log's OQRS has been enabled for 3C0L (Annobon Island,
AF-039) and F6KOP/p (Fort Brescou Island (EU-148). See
https://secure.clublog.org/logsearch/3C0L (32,447 QSOs logged on 13-25
October), and
https://secure.clublog.org/logsearch/F6KOP/P-EU148 (4,286 QSOs logged on
21-23 October)

QSL GALLERY ---> The large collection of QSL cards on Les Nouvelles DX's
website has been updated. Sixteen different galleries include 15,157 cards
for the ten Most Wanted DXCC Entities (2004-16), the 62 deleted DXCC
Entities, obsolete prefixes, stations from Maghreb from 1945 to 1962,
Allied Forces stations in Germany (1945-70), special stations commemorating
ITU and IARU, stations using the United Nations prefix (4U), Antarctic bases
and 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:
http://www.lesnouvellesdx.fr/galerieqsl.php. [TNX F6AJA].


QSLs received direct or through managers: 3B9FR, 3G9JA, 4L/DL7ZM, 4S7VBG/p
(AS-171), 5A1AL, 5A5A, 5T9VB, 5X1P, 7V7V, 7V9A (AF-094), 8Q7VB, 9M4IOTA,
9M6BOB, AL3/AA7CH (NA-042), B7/BD7IHN (AS-094, AS-129, AS-131), HH5/KC0W,
HP3SS, JD1BOI, K7ASU/KH9, KH8/KC0W, KL7/VE7ACN (NA-041), NL6/AA7CH (NA-157),
OJ0JR, R24RRC (AS-044 and AS-114), R71RRC (AS-071), RI0C (AS-069), RI0LI
(AS-022), RI1ON (EU-066), S01WS, SV2ASP/A, TR8CA, V51VV/p (AF-070), VE7ACN/7
(NA-061), VE7ACN/7 (NA-075), VK9MAV (OC-267), VK9MAV/4 (OC-160), VU2LBW,
XF2L (NA-221 and NA-224), YJ0WW, Z25DX.


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