quinta-feira, 9 de maio de 2013

ICPO Bulletin (10 - 17 May 2013) (Dave Raycroft)

I.C.P.O. Bulletin (10 - 17 May 2013)
"Islands, Castles & Portable Operations"

Listing is by calendar date (day/month/year)
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10/05/2013:  Markus, DL3FD, is now active from Canico de Baixo, Madeira Island
(AF-014, DIP MA-001, PIP MD-001, WLOTA 0053) as CT9/DL3FD until 18 May 2013. He
is QRV on 40-10 metre SSB. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [DXNL]

10/05/2013:  Lukas, IW3FWT, will be active as EJ/homecall from the island of
Bere [aka Bear] (EU-121, WLOTA 2983) betweeen 10-12 May 2013. Activity is
planned for 40-10 metre SSB and Digital modes. QSL via home call, direct or
bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

10/05/2013:  A large group of Westnet DX Group members will be active as EJ7NET
from the Aran Islands (EU-006) from 10-15 May 2013. Team members include EI6FR,
EI3HA, EI2GX, EI7DSB, EI5IQ, EI2KC, HB9ASZ, HB9DGV, MM0BIM, GM3YEH, GM0DJG and
GM3OZB. QRV on all HF bands and modes. QSL via Declan EI6FR, direct and/or LoTW.
Sorry, NO eQSL or bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

10/05/2013:  Continuing the Camb-Hams traditional Scottish Island activations,
GS3PYE/p will be active once again from the isle of Mull (IOSA NH15, SCOTIA
CN10, WLOTA 2485, Grid Loc. IO76), Inner Hebrides (EU-008), from Friday 10th May
until Thursday 16th May, 2013. All HF bands from 600m (472kHz) to 10m covered
with five stations on air simultaneously, all capable of running the legal power
limit from five linear amplifiers. Also 6m, 4m and 2m with a great take-off to
the UK and Europe, again all at legal limit. With the success of EME last year
we will focus more effort in 2m EME. QSL via M0VFC (OQRS via QRZ.com). Further
information and updates can be found at: dx.camb-hams.com/ [rsgbiota.org]

10/05/2013:  Ronny, OT4R/ON4ARV, plans a holiday style operation as HI7/OT4R
from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (NA-096, WLOTA 2974, WW Loc. FK58TN) between
10 May and 1 June 2013. QRV all days from 2000 UTC - 2200 UTC on 14.266, 21.226
and 28.450 MHz, SSB and PSK modes. Equipment: FT-817 with dipole for 20/15/10m.
QSL via e-QSL to HI7/OT4R. Further information and updates on his website at:
www.ot4r.net/ [NG3K]

10/05/2013:  DX Plus Hellenic Amateur M. I. Team members John SV1GE, Cliff
SV1JG, Manos SV1ME, Spiros SV1RC, George SV1RP, Vangelis SV2BFN, Takis SV2FWV,
Mike SV8GKE and Theodoros SV1GRM will be active as SX5KL from Kalolimnos Islet
(EU-001, GIOTA DKS-048, MIA MGD-011, ARLHS ARLHS DOD-030, GRE-076, WLOTA 0662,
WW Loc. KM37MB) between 10-20 May 2013. QRV on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL
via SV2FWV, direct or bureau. Also to LoTW. Online logsearch will be available
on Clublog. Further information can be found on their website at:
sx5kl.no-ip.org/ [rsgbiota.org]

11/05/2013:  Sergio, 9A8NXC (aka IZ3NXC) plans to visit the island of Cres
(EU-136, ACIA-90, CIA-06, IOCA CI-012, MIA MC-056, WLOTA 0553) on 11 May 2013
and activate two special ornithological reserves: Fojiska - Podpredoscica (WWFF
9AFF-056) and Mali bok - Kormoracno (WWFF 9AFF-057). Both areas are home of
griffons. QSL via IZ3NXC, direct or bureau. After this activity the log will be
available at: www.9aff.sova-projekt.hr/Default.aspx [9A6AA]

11/05/2013:  Bruno, F4CZU, will be active as 9H3ZU from Gozo Island (EU-023, MIA
MM-004, WLOTA 0046), Malta, between 11-18th May 2013. Activity will be on the HF
bands, probably 40-10 metres. QSL via his home call, direct or bureau. [OPDX
Bulletin]

11/05/2013:  Jean-Luis, F5OCL, plans to be active as homecall/p from the Reserve
Naturelle de la Petite Camargue Alsacienne (WWFF FFF-1243) between 11-18 May
2013. QRV on the HF bands, propagation allowing. QSL via home call, direct or
bureau. [DXNL]

11/05/2013:  Operators Paul MJ0PMA, Mathieu MJ0ASP, Phil GJ4CBQ and Steve MJ0ULE
will be active as GH3IT from the GJ2A contest station, La Moye, isle of Jersey
(EU-013, WLOTA 0818, WW Loc. IN89VE) on 11th and 12th May 2013. They will be QRV
on all HF bands, with focus on LF and WARC band CW and SSB. The log is uploaded
promptly to LoTW and Clublog after each operating session. OQRS for direct and
bureau cards - Your QSL is not needed. [NG3K]

11/05/2013:  VERON Section A54 Etten and Leur will be active on all bands as
PI4ETL/p from the corn mill "De Oude Molen" (Type: Stage mill; Function: Grain
mill) at Oudemolen near Fijnaart, Noord-Brabant, The Netherlands, on 11th and
12th May 2013 for Dutch national mill weekend. QSL via the bureau is preferred.
Further information about National Mills Weekend and participating stations can
be found at: www.sussexmillsgroup.org.uk/nmw.htm [UBA HF News]

11/05/2013:  Cuban (NA-015, WLOTA 0032) special station T42T will be active in
the 47th A. Volta RTTY Contest on 11 and 12 of May 2013. Operators include
Lazaro CO2WL, Gustavo CO2NO and Rene CO2RVA. QSL via Gab, HA3JB. [HA3JB]

11/05/2013:  A team consisting of FR1JB, FR1GZ, FR4NP, FR4DJ, FR4OA, FR4OM,
FR4OO, FR4OS, FR4OU, FR4OV, FR4PE, FR4PF, FR4PG, FR5CU, FR5FC and FR5HV plan to
be active from the UNESCO world heritage site of Piton de la Fournaise [Peak of
the Furnace] volcano on the following dates: 11-12 May and 3-4 August 2013. The
callsign TO1PF will be used on each occasion. The volcano is a shield volcano on
the eastern side of Reunion island (AF-016, DIFO FR-001, WWFF FFF-011, WLOTA
1812), with an elevation of elevation 2,632m. It is currently one of the most
active volcanoes in the world. QRV on all HF bands and modes. QSL via FR1GZ. [DX
World]

12/05/2013:  Costantino, IW2NXD and Antonio, IK2ZJR will be active holiday style
as CT9/IW2NXD and CT9/IK2ZJR from Madeira Island (AF-014, DIP MA-001, PIP
MD-001, WLOTA 0053) on 12-20 May 2013. They will operate SSB, CW and PSK31. QSL
via home calls, bureau preferred. [425 DX News]

12/05/2013:  Eric, F4EJW and Didier, F4ELJ plan an activation of Aber Island
(DIFM AT-006, DFCF 29-057, Not IOTA) on 12 May 2013 using the callsign F4EJW/p.
This activation also counts for Nature 2000 - Presqu'ile de Crozon (WWFF
reference FFF-1285). QSL via F4EJW, direct or bureau. [DXNL]

12/05/2013:  ARI Radio Section of Mestre with the callsign IQ3ME/P will be
active as IQ3ME/p on 12th May 2013 from the Flora-Fauna, "Oasi Molino Todari"
(WWFF IFF-624 NEW ONE!). Look for them on 40 and 20 metres, perhaps also on
other bands. One of the operators will be Massimo, IZ3PXU. QSL via home call,
direct or bureau. [I5FLN]

13/05/2013:  Vlad, RK4FF, plans activity from Le Calao Resort, Thies region,
Senegal, as 6V7S during the following dates in 2013: 13-30 May; 1-16 July; and
22 October to 27 November. QRV on all HF bands and modes. QSL via home call,
direct only. [DX World]

13/05/2013:  Jim, G3VDB plans to return to the Republic of Maldives (AS-013)
between 13-26 May 2013, this time from Water Villa located on Komandoo Island,
overlooking the ocean. That should make his simple vertical antenna perform.
Holiday style operation on HF using CW and SSB. If propagation is good Jim will
try 14MHz SSB and CW; if conditions are poor, then it will be CW only. CW:
14020-14025; SSB: 14212 kHz. QSL via home call. Online log search will be hosted
by ClubLog. [DX World]

13/05/2013:  Look for Alessandro SV9/IK4ALM (SSB and CW) and Carlo SV9/IZ4WJA
(digital modes) to be active on 40-10 metres from the island of Crete (EU-015,
GIOTA KRS-005, MIA MGC-005, WLOTA 1400) from 13-20 May 2013. QSL via home calls,
direct or bureau. [425 DX News]

15/05/2013:  Tony, RT9T, will once again be active from the island of Cyprus
(AS-004, MIA MCI-002, WLOTA 0051) as 5B4ALB from 15-28 May 2013. QRV on all HF
bands and modes, including an entry in the CQWW WPX CW Contest (25-26 May) using
a special callsign to be announced later. QSL via his home call, direct only
(Anton (Tony) Navnychko, P.O. Box 995, Orenburg 460052, Russia) [NG3K]

15/05/2013:  With flight tickets booked, Alex HD2A and Alberto HC2AQ plan to be
active from Isla de Santa Cruz (WLOTA 1667, WWFF HCFF-004), Galapagos islands
(SA-004) as HD8A for 4 days starting 15th May 2013. They will operate on the HF
bands using a TS-590 + amp / TH6 beam + wires. QSL via HD2A, direct only
(QRZ.com). [DX World]

15/05/2013:  Jesse, KB2OBQ will once again be active from Panjwai, Kandahar
Province, Afghanistan, beginning 15 May 2013 until August 2014. Operating as
T6JP he will be QRV on 160-10m SSB and CW (100w). Logs uploaded daily (if
possible) to LoTW, e-QSL, QRZ. Website: www.qrz.com/db/T6JP [DX World]

15/05/2013:  Members of the Castres DX Gang will be active as TM5FI from Ile de
Ratonneau (EU-095, DIFM ME-003, MIA MF-024, DFCF 13-061, WW Loc. JN23PG), Frioul
Archipelago, between 15-22 May 2013. QRV on all HF bands and modes. QSL via
F5XX, direct or bureau. Online log will be hosted by Clublog. Website:
www.qrz.com/db/TM5FI [DX World]

15/05/2013:  Vlado, UA0LCZ, will be active as UA0LCZ/0 from the Kamchatka
Peninsula, Kamchatka Krai, Russian Federation Far East, from 15-21 May 2013. The
Kamchatka peninsula contains the volcanoes of Kamchatka, a UNESCO World Heritage
Site. The site comprises six distinct locations on the Kamchatka Peninsula, in
the central mountainous spine of the peninsula (Bystrinskiy Nature Park [WWFF
RFF-185]), and coastal locations facing east towards the Bering Sea (Kronotsky
Zapovednik (Nature Reserve) [WWFF RFF-052], Nalychevo Nature Park [WWFF RFF-187]
and the contiguous Southern Kamchatka Nature Park [WWFF RFF-186] and Southern
Kamchatka State Nature Reserve [WWFF RFF-269]). Kluchevskoy Nature Park [WWFF
RFF-188] was added in 2001 as the sixth component of the site. Activity will be
on 80-10 metre CW. QSL via home call. [DX World]

15/05/2013:  Two radio amateurs will be part of the over wintering team and will
be active on Marion Island (AF-021, WAP ZAF-10, WWFF ZSFF-012) from mid May 2013
to April 2014. ZS8C Carson (ZR6CWI) has been appointed as the Space Weather
Engineer and is employed for the next year by the SA National Space Agency
(SANSA). ZS8Z David (ZS1BCE) has finally been appointed as the radio technician.
His appointment was delayed due to a clerical error. Expected modes will mainly
be SSB and digital modes, they may only use the existing commercial broadband HF
antenna, and their QSL Manager is ZS1HF. More info will be posted on their
respective QRZ.com sites once they have been created. All enquiries via Pierre
ZS1HF at this stage. [MM0NDX]

16/05/2013:  Between 16th and 30th May 2013, five members of the Sands Contest
Group from Morecambe, England, will be visiting Samos island (EU-049, GIOTA
SAS-006, MIA MG-099, WLOTA 4163) in Greece, for a holiday and DXperdition. They
will be using the call sign SZ8S, and using the Radio House at Zervou Point (WW
Loc. KM37JK) above Samos town, kindly loaned to them by the Aegean Radio
Association. The actual days for operation are uncertain, hopefully we will
start on Saturday 18th May, please watch the cluster's for information.
Operators will be: Barrie G1JYB, Ian G0VGS, Stephany G1LAT, Hughie G4UME and Bob
G1OCK. QSL direct via G1LAT the QSL manager (Stephany Kirkwood, 1 Nether View,
Lodge Lane Wennington, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 8NP United Kingdom). Bureau
only QSLs via M0SCG. eQSL's also via M0SCG. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY TO SZ8S FOR
THIS DXPERDITION, AS YOU WILL NOT GET A REPLY AS THIS IS THE AEGEAN RADIO
ASSOCIATION'S CALL SIGN. Website: www.qrz.com/db/SZ8S [SV8CYV]

16/05/2013:  John YB5NOF, Anton YB5QZ Anton and 2 others plan to activate some
islands of Indonesia. John, YB5NOF, has received two licenses and callsigns for
the expeditions. His plan is as follows: The callsign YB8P will be used to
activate Pulau Banggai [Banggai Island] (OC-208), located at the far eastern end
of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, between 16-19 May 2013. The team will then
travel to Pulau Togian [Togian Island] (OC-213), in the Gulf of Tomini, off the
coast of Central Sulawesi, and be QRV as YE8P between 22-26 May. [JN6RZM]

17/05/2013:  Once again the OZ1RDP Scout team (www.oz1rdp.de/) will be active
for their 18th annual whitsun-activity from the village of Kongsmark on Romo
Island (EU-125, DIA NS-001, WW Loc. JO45GD, WWFF OZFF-004) on 17-21 May, 2013.
They plan to operate SSB, BPSK31 and maybe some CW on 80, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 10
and 6 metres. QSL via DL9BCP, direct or bureau. [425 DX News]
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LOOKING AHEAD -

24/05/2013:  Using a special event callsign, 9A1GEO, members of Radio Club
"Croatian Flora Fauna" will be active during the event named Geoparks
Communication Weekend (24-26 May 2013) in order to bring awareness and
importance of Croatia's first proclaimed beautiful Geopark "Papuk", (inside of
Nature park Papuk, WWFF 9AFF-014). The main goal will be to establish contacts
with other radio stations around Europe and the world from bases set up in or
around Geoparks. The main transmitting freq's to be used are 7.144, 14.144 and
21.144 MHz. Look for 9A1GEO on the main freq's but also on other bands on SSB,
CW and PSK31. QSL via 9A2MF, bureau preferred. Log will be on eLog after
activity. [9A6AA]

24/05/2013:  Bob, K4UEE, reports: "After the successful DXpedition of October
2010 (10-10-10), and a third place finish in the 2011 ARRL CW DX contest in M/S,
it is time for a return to Saba. Bob K4UEE, Steve VE7CT, Gregg W6IZT and Roger
G3SXW will enter the CQWW WPX CW Contest (25-26 May), multi-operator from Saba
(NA-145, WLOTA 2043, WWFF PAFF-027) using the callsign PJ6A. Logs will be
uploaded to LoTW quickly after our return with paper QSLs going via N4NX.
Activity is planned before and one day after the contest. [DX World]

24/05/2013:  Ron, VA3RVK, of Islington, Ontario, has been granted the special
callsign XL3T to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Arctic
Expedition (1913-1916). Look for him to be QRV on all bands and modes between 24
May and 23 June 2013. This will include an entry in the CQWW WPX CW Contest
(25-26 May). QSL via VA3RVK (Ron Vander Kraats, 9 Jopling Avenue South,
Islington, ON M9B 3P4, Canada). [IC]

07/06/2013:  A bunch of Local Amateurs from the North Northumberland area,
namely Dave M0DSS, Alan 2E0ZED, Tom 2E0VAI, Erick M6ECK, Richard M0VKX and
Brendan M6HOS, have decided to activate The Holy Island of Lindisfarne (IOTA
EU-120) on the anniversary of the First Viking Raid 793AD. We will be active as
GB1VR on all HF Bands from 1500hrs 7th June to 1600hrs 9th June 2013. QSL via
e-QSL. Website: www.qrz.com/db/GB1VR [rsgbiota.org]

07/06/2013:  Edi YB3EDD, Eddy YB3VPP, Samsul YB3GZS and Andy YB3BOA plan to be
active as YE3I from Gili Ketapang (OC-237) between 7-9 June 2013. QRV 160-10m.
QSL via YB3EDD, direct only (Edi Hari Purnomo, Jl.Walikota Gatot Gg 16 No 02,
Probolinggo, East Java 67213, Indonesia) and eQSL. Website: www.qrz.com/db/YE3I
[DX World]

11/06/2013:  John, K9EL, will once again activate FS/K9EL from the island of St.
Martin (NA-105, DIFO FS-001, WLOTA 0383, Grid Loc. FK88) in June. Operating
dates this year are 11-28 June 2013. He will be active on 80-6 metres. Daily
uploads to Club Log and LoTW are planned. John has a new QTH this year and
should have a better signal to the USA on 6 metres. [DX World]

13/06/2013:  Operators Orelvis CO6LC, Jose CO6EC, Yordany CO6YAC, Amaurys CO6WYR
and Luis CO6LP will activate Cayo Santa Maria (NA-204, WLOTA 0409) using the
callsign T46C between 13-17 June 2013. Plans are to be QRV on 160-10 metre (WARC
included) SSB, CW and RTTY, using 3 station at the same time. Antennas will
include yagi, verticals and RX: beverage to low band. QSL via EA5GL, direct
only. [NG3K]

04/07/2013:  Peter, VE3JPP, of Coldwater, Ontario, will use the special callsign
CF3X on all bands/modes from 4th July until 3rd August 2013 to commemorate
Operation "Husky" - Canadian Military Liberating Sicily. QSL via VE3JPP, direct
or bureau. [IC]

25/07/2013:  Operators Stefano IV3LZQ, Paolo IV3PUT, Francesco IV3EDU and Andy
9A3JH will be active from the island of Sveti Nikola (EU-110, ACIA IC-016, IOCA
CI-118, MIA MC-414, WLOTA 3152, Grid Loc. JN65) between 25-29 July 2013. They
plan to be QRV on 80-6 metre CW and SSB, plus an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest
(27-28 July) using the callsign 9A/IV3LZQ. QSL direct only via IV3LZQ (QRZ.com).
Website: www.arimanzano.it/ [rsgbiota.org]

05/08/2013:  Andy, M1LOL and Ray, M1REK will be active as MM1REK from the Isle
of Coll (IOSA NH05, SCOTIA DI12, WLOTA 2123), Inner Hebrides (EU-008), between
5-10 August 2013. They plan to be QRV on 80-10 metre SSB and data modes. QSL via
M1REK, bureau or direct. Website: www.m1rek.co.uk/ [rsgbiota.org]
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SPECIAL EVENTS -

10/05/2013:  Geoff, M1EDF, commemorates the crew of the lifeboat Penlee as
GB4PEN between the 10th and 24th of May 2013. Activity will be on top band and
80, 40, 30 metre CW only. QSL via M1EDF, donations with direct QSLs will benefit
the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Website: www.qrz.com/db/GB4PEN [DXNL]

10/05/2013:  In a double event Klub Krotkofalarski (SP3YAC) will use the special
callsign HF500PILA to celebrate 500 years of the city Saw and 100 years of Pila
airport during the entire month of May 2013. QSL via SP3YAC. Website:
www.sp3yac.com.pl/ [DXNL]

10/05/2013:  Yet more city jubilees: Swietochlowice celebrates 700 years with
the special call HF700S during the month of May till the 30th of June 2013. QSL
via SP9EMI. Website: www.700lat.swietochlowice.pl [DXNL]

11/05/2013:  ARI Siracusa will be active as IQ9SY between 11 May and 23 June
2013 during the XLIX Greek Theatre Festival. QSL via IT9DAA, direct or bureau.
[425 DX News]

11/05/2013:  Bernard, PD7BZ and others will be active as PD13MILL on 11-12 May
2013 from "de Eendracht" in Gieterveen for Holland's National Windmill Day. Look
for them on 40, 20 and 10 metres SSB and digital modes. All of the QSOs will be
confirmed automatically via the bureau, LoTW and eQSL. Direct cards via PD7BZ.
Information on the Windmills On The Air event can be found at: www.pd6mill.com/]
[425 DX News]

11/05/2013:  ANNUAL ARMED FORCES DAY CROSSBAND MILITARY/AMATEUR RADIO
COMMUNICATIONS TEST - The Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard
are co-sponsoring the annual military/amateur radio communications tests in
celebration of the 63rd Anniversary of Armed Forces Day (AFD). Although the
actual Armed Forces Day is celebrated on Saturday, May 18, 2013, the AFD
Military/Amateur Crossband Communications Test will be conducted 11 May 2013 to
prevent conflict with the Dayton Hamvention (17-19 May 2013), which is the same
weekend as the actual Armed Forces Day. The annual celebration features
traditional military to amateur cross band communications SSB voice and Morse
Code tests. These tests give Amateur Radio operators and Short Wave Listeners
(SWL) an opportunity to demonstrate their individual technical skills, and to
receive recognition from the appropriate military radio station for their proven
expertise. QSL cards will be provided to those stations making contact with the
military stations. Full details can be found at: usamars.us/crossband_2013.htm
[AF MARS]

13/05/2013:  Members of local section of URE in Tarragona, together with the
Radio Club del Tarragones, will activate the special event callsign EG3FTV
between 13-26 May 2013. Activity will take during the Festival Tarraco Viva. QSL
via EA3BDE, bureau preferred. [OPDX Bulletin]

15/05/2013:  Members of the Organisasi Amateur Radio Indonesia (ORARI) will be
active as YE30P from Merauke, Merauke Regency, Papua province, New Guinea Island
(OC-034, WLOTA 0084), Indonesia, between 0000z 15th May and 2400z 17th May 2013.
Activity is to celebrate the 30th Anniversary and Provincial Congress of ORARI
Daerah Papua. Operations will be on all modes (CW/SSB/RTTY) by 2 stations on at
the same time. QSL Manager is YB9WR. All QSL card should be addressed ONLY to:
PO Box 4245, JKTM Jakarta 12700 Indonesia. For more details, see their Web page
at: ye30p.wordpress.com/ [OPDX Bulletin]

U.S.A. Special Events can be found at: www.arrl.org/special-event-stations
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LIGHTHOUSE CALENDAR -

10/05-15/05  DJ6OI/P: Helgoland Island WLOTA:0518 QSL H/c (d/B)
10/05-12/05  EJ/IW3FWT: Bere Island WLOTA:2983 QSL IW3FWT (d/B)
10/05-16/05  GS3PYE/P: Isle of Mull WLOTA:2485 QSL M0VFC (QRZ.com)
10/05-01/06  HI7/OT4R: Hispaniola WLOTA:2974 QSL eQSL only
10/05-20/05  SX5KL: Nisis Kalolimnos WLOTA:0662 QSL SV1GRM (d/B)
11/05  9A8NXC: Cres Island WLOTA:0553 QSL IZ3NXC (d/B)
11/05-18/05  9H3ZU: Gozo Island WLOTA:0046 QSL F4CZU (d/B)
11/05-12/05  GH3IT: Jersey Island (main) WLOTA:0818 QSL QRZ.com
11/05-12/05  T42T: Cuba Island WLOTA:0032 QSL HA3JB (d)
11/05-12/05  TO1PF: La Reunion Island WLOTA:1812 QSL FR1GZ (d)
12/05-20/05  CT9/IK2ZJR: Ilha da Madeira WLOTA:0053 QSL H/c (B)
12/05-20/05  CT9/IW2NXD: Ilha da Madeira WLOTA:0053 QSL H/c (B)
13/05-20/05  5B4ALB: Cyprus Island WLOTA:0051 QSL RT9T (d)
13/05-20/05  SV9/IK4ALM: Nisos Kriti WLOTA:1400 QSL H/c (d/B)
13/05-20/05  SV9/IZ4WJA: Nisos Kriti WLOTA:1400 QSL H/c (d/B)
15/05-19/05  HD8A: Isla de Santa Cruz WLOTA:1667 QSL HD2A (d)
15/05-17/05  YE30P: New Guinea Island WLOTA:0084 QSL YB9WR (d)
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6 METRES & UP -

10/05-16/05  GS3PYE/P: Mull EU-008 Grid:IO76 6m-70cm+2mEME QSL H/c (QRZ.com)
10/05-20/05  SX5KL: Kalolimnos EU-001 Grid:KM37 6m CW/SSB QSL SV2FWV (d/B)
11/05-12/05  European EME Contest CW/SSB/1.2GHz  11 0000z-12 2400z
11/05  Memorial OK1WC (MWC) Activity 50MHz-241GHz/CW/Phone  0800z-0959z
11/05-12/05  Nevada Mustang Round-Up Mix/SO/MO 6m class  11 1700z-12 1700z
11/05  Open VHF-FM contest 2m FM/HP/QRP  1800z-2000z
11/05-12/05  Spring VHF/UHF 50MHz Sprint SO/Fixed/Rover  11 2300z-12 0300z
12/05  SKCC Weekend Sprintathon 6m class  0000z-2359z
14/05  LY 432MHz Activity Contest CW/SSB/FM  1700z-2059z
14/05  RSGB 432MHz UKAC SO/Fixed/Open  1900z-2130z
17/05-21/05  OZ1RDP: Romo Island EU-125 Grid:JO45 6m all mode QSL DL9BCP (d/B)

Contest Calendar: www.qsl.net/va3rj/con_may.html

GOT6??? - Six Meter Information by Andy 'NEON' Sargent N8OFS at:
http://noars.net/got6/GOT6.txt  (Updated: 08 May 2013)

Information about current VHF activities can be found on the VHF DX portal "Make
More Miles on VHF" at: www.MMMonVHF.de/

SMIRK: www.smirk.org/
SOTA (Summits On The Air) Watch Alerts at: www.sotawatch.org/
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QSL INFO -

QSLs via Bureau: 3B9SP, 5P4LO, 5Z4HW, A25JR, CP8/DF7NX, D44TBE, FG/DK9PY,
FP/KV1E, GB100C, J39BS, J6/WF2S, JD1BLY, MS0OXE, OJ0R, PA100EXPLO, PJ4/K4IQJ,
PJ4/W9NJY, PJ4A, PJ6D, PJ7TM, PJ7X, TK/DL1RTL, TM10E, TM98TF, TO4M, UK/UA1ZEY,
VK4NM, VK9GMW, VK9HR, VP2MDG, VP5/W9RN, VY0PW and Z60K.

QSLs via Direct: 5X8C (F1NGP), 7Z7AB [AS-190] (OQRS), 9M4SLL (M0URX), CE3/LU1FAM
(AC7DX), EA9/DL2RNS (H/c), KH2L (W3HNK), PJ7AA (AA9A), RI0K (RW3RN), TB4/DJ7RJ
(H/c), TF3FIN (QRZ.com), VK0JJJ (K7CO), XV1X (RW6HS), XW8XZ (OQRS/M0URX),
YB8HZ/P [OC-236] (YB8BRI), ZK3T (DJ2EH) and ZL9HR (OQRS/EB7DX).

QSLs via LoTW: 3D2C, 9A1A, EA6LP, EA8URL, HB9CZF, K5CM, KH2L, KN3A, LU1AEE,
N0AC, PY2NA, PY3KN, V31WA and WF3M.
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LINKS -
CIsA (Canadian Islands Award Program) at: www.qsl.net/ve3tpz/cisa/
IOTA (Islands On The Air) at: www.rsgbiota.org/
USi (U.S. Islands Award Program) at: www.usislands.org/
VEFF - Canada Flora & Fauna at: www.qsl.net/va3rj/
VEFF Yahoo! Group at: groups.yahoo.com/group/VEFF/
WCA (World Castles on the Air) at: www.wcagroup.org/ENG/wcag.html
WWFF (World-Wide Flora & Fauna) at: www.wwff.co/
WLOTA (World Lighthouses On The Air at: www.wlota.com/
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BITS & PIECES -

PA - THE NETHERLANDS -
Hans, PA3YFG, will spend his holidays (5th-12th of May) in various PAFF-areas
(PAFF-005, 019, 042, 053 und 069; also SOTA PA/PA-005) as PA3YGF/p. All
operations will depend on wx conditions. QRV on 20 and 40m in SSB, QSL via h/c.
Website: www.smitzeewolde.nl/ [DXNL]

UA - RUSSIA -
R230CF operates between the 12th of May and 13th of July in honour of 230 years
of the Black Sea Fleet. QRV from the cruiser Michail Kutusow in Noworossijsk on
all bands and modes. [DXNL]

YO - ROMANIA -
60 years of industry for aviation and defence The Radio Club Aerostar Bacau
(YO8KOS) puts special call YR60A on the air 14 Apr till the end of August for 60
years of their air- and spacetravel factory. QSL via YO8AXP, direct only. [DXNL]
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73 and Good DX!
Dave Raycroft, VA3RJ
Home of I.C.P.O. & VEFF Program: http://www.qsl.net/va3rj/
Join the VEFF (Flora & Fauna) Forum at: groups.yahoo.com/group/VEFF/
Subscribe to ICPO Mailing List: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/icpo
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North American Checkpoint For:
World Lighthouses On The Air - WLOTA
www.wlota.com/
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Canadian Checkpoint For:
All Croatian Islands Award - ACIA
All Croatian Islands Award Group - ACIAG
The World Lighthouse Diplom - TWLHD/TWLHF
www.9a7k.com/
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Official Representative & Co-Ordinator of WCA program for Canada.
www.wcagroup.org/ENG/main.html
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Official Representative & Co-Ordinator of WorldWide Flora & Fauna (WWFF) Canada.
WWFF-council-member (representing VEFF).
www.wwff.co/
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End of ICPO Digest, Vol 112, Issue 3
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Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 11:41:30 -0400
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