sexta-feira, 31 de maio de 2013

ICPO Bulletin (31 May - 07 June 2013) (Dave Raycroft)


I.C.P.O. Bulletin (31 May - 07 June 2013)
"Islands, Castles & Portable Operations"
Listing is by calendar date (day/month/year)
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31/05/2013:  Look for Jakob, OZ7AEI/p to be active holiday style from Mols
Bjerge National Park (WWFF OZFF-002) between 31st May and 2nd June, 2013. QRV
mainly in the evenings on 40, 20 and perhaps 80 metre SSB. QSL via home call,
bureau or direct. [OZ7AEI]

31/05/2013:  Kevin, K6TOP, will again be active from Josiah's Bay, island of
Tortola (NA-023, WW Loc. FK78RK), B.V.I., as VP2V/K6TOP between 30th May and 6th
June 2013. QRV on all HF bands and modes. QSL via home call (see QRZ.com). [DX
World]

01/06/2013:  Harry, AA2WN plans to be active from Viti Levu Island (OC-016,
WLOTA 0055), Fiji, as 3D2WN between 1-7 June 2013. QRV on the HF bands,
holiday-style. QSL via home call. [DX World]

01/06/2013:  The June 2013 Solomon Islands IOTA Tour has become "The 3C Project"
(Connect, Communicate, Coordinate): "as a group of skilled and passionate
amateur radio operators", the organizers say, "we wanted to do more than just go
to exotic locations to operate from. Our Mission is to actively seek a dialogue
with islanders and discuss and record the needs of the villagers that we meet.
This will be an expedition with a difference". Operators include Ralph, H44RK
and Maggie, H44MK. Dom SQ9KWW will join the team on the 6th of June. The
tentative dates for the activation of H40IOTA and H44IOTA are as follows: 1-4
June Liapari Island, New Georgia (H44, OC-149, WLOTA 2758), 6-8 June Lologhan,
Russell Islands (H44, OC-168), 10-13 June Mana Island, Florida Islands (H44,
OC-158, WLOTA 1132), 17-24 June Sikian Atoll [aka Stewart Island] (H44, OC-285),
1-7 July Nendo Island (H40, OC-100), 9-12 July Vanikolo/Utupua (H44, OC-163),
14-16 July Pigeon Island, Reef Islands (H40, OC-065). Actual dates may vary due
to the nature of the tour. QRV on 80-10 metre SSB and CW. QSL goes via NR6M.
Further info and updates at: h44iota.com/ [425 DX News]

01/06/2013:  Bela, HA9SU/p and Lali HA9CM/p will be active on 1st June 2013,
weather permitting, from the Lazberci Biosphere Reserve Area (WFF HAFF-028). QRV
on the HF bands, propagation allowing. Note: "On bad weather we can't access
this area!" QSL via home calls. [HA9SU]

01/06/2013:  Members of ARI Sanremo will operate as IQ1SM/p from Lago Campo Golf
on 1st June 2013. They plan to operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 40, 20 and 17 metres.
QSL via bureau. Information on the Italian Lakes Award can be found at:
www.dlit.it/ [425 DX News]

01/06/2013:  The Brazos Valley Amateur Radio Club (BVARC) will be participating
in the Museum Ships Weekend event on 1-3 June 2013 from Pelican Island (NA-143,
USi TX008S) near Galveston, Galveston county, Texas. KK5W, the BVARC club
callsign will be used. Activity will take place from Seawolf Park, at the
easternmost tip of Pelican Island, and will include the activation of both the
submarine USS Cavalla (SS-244) and the destroyer escort USS Stewart (DE-238).
Operators will include Ron, K5HM and Matt, K5NGU. QSL with SASE to KK5W, Brazos
Valley Amateur Radio Club, PO BOX 2997, Sugar Land, TX 77487-2997. Website:
www.bvarc.org/ [rsgbiota.org]

01/06/2013:  Operators George EA2TA, Christian EA3NT, Simon IZ7ATN and Col
MM0NDX plan to activate Rockall Rock (EU-189, WLOTA 1694) as MS0INT from 1-3
June, 2013. Dates could change. The entire expedition is subject to near perfect
sea/weather conditions. QSL via M0URX. Website: eu189.com/ [rsgbiota]

01/06/2013:  Tom, DL4VM, will be active as OZ/DL4VM from Vendsyssel-Thy /
Nordjylland [aka North Jutland] (EU-171, DIA NJ-001) from 1-15 June 2013. QRV
holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via home call, bureau or direct. Website:
www.qrz.com/db/DL4VM [rsgbiota.org]

01/06/2013:  Mike, KJ6MZ (ex-V73/KJ6BBP) expects to be QRV from Kwajalein Atoll,
Ralik Chain (OC-028), Repuplic of the Marshall Islands as V73MZ starting June
2013 for a few months. He will update his QRZ.com page with more details soon
(www.qrz.com/db/V73MZ). QSL via P.O. Box 22409, San Diego, CA 92192, USA. [DX
World]

01/06/2013:  Adhi, YB3MM/p, will try to be active from Karangjamuang Island
(IOTA OC-237), East Java, on the weekend of 1st and 2nd June 2013. QRV using low
power / 15m SSB only. QSL via IZ8CCW, direct or bureau. [DX World]

02/06/2013:  Dominique, HB9CYY, Nick, HB9CYF, Dan, HB9HFM, and Ben, HB9SLU, will
activate the WW-loc square IN77TW as TM77A from the 2nd to the 14th of June 2013
on 6m and 2m via Tropo, Es, MS, and EME. Their QTH will be Plovan, Departement
Finistere/29 and region of Brittany (DPF 06), France. QSL via HB9SLU. [DXNL]

02/06/2013:  Harry, OJ0VM, will spend the 2nd - 6th of June on Market Reef
(EU-053, WWFF OHFF-038). He is a member of the Finnish Lighthouse Society and
repairs Lighthouses together with his fellow members. He will be operating from
the lighthouse (ARLHS MAR-001, TWLHD WLH OJ0-001, WLOTA 0542, Admiralty C4472).
QSL via home call, bureau or direct. [DXNL]

03/06/2013:  Father and son team Jeff, K5WE and Erik, N5WR will be active from
the island of Saint Barthelemy (NA-146, DIFO FJ-001, WLOTA 0377, Grid Loc. FK87)
as FJ/homecalls between 3-10 June 2013. They plan to be QRV on 80-6 metres,
mostly CW, some RTTY and SSB. QSL to home calls, direct or bureau. [DX World]

03/06/2013:  Harald, DF2WO plans another holiday style activity as D44TWO to the
southeast coast of Ilha de Santiago (IOTA AF-005, WW Loc. HK84FW), Cape Verde,
from the 3rd to the 20th of June, 2013. QRV holiday style on 40-10 metre CW and
SSB using TS-50 and 80 watts. QSL via M0OXO OQRS (www.m0oxo.com/oqrs/). [DX
World]

03/06/2013:  Members of the Babaow Island Gang will be active as TM0BIG from Ile
la Petite (EU-107, DIFM MA-055) between 0700z 3rd June and 1300z 4th June 2013.
Operators mentioned are Gil F4FET, Diego F4HAU and SWL Ludo. Activity will be on
40/20/17/15/10 metres. QSL via F4FET. [425 DX News]

04/06/2013:  Steve, 9M6DXX plans to operate as PJ4V from the island of Bonaire
(SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024) from 4 or 5 June until the 16th. Activity
will be holiday style on SSB only using 100 watts to a Spiderbeam. QSL via
M0URX, direct or bureau (preferably using the OQRS at www.m0urx.com/oqrs). Logs
will be uploaded to LoTW within a few days of the end of the operation at the
latest. [425 DX News]

04/06/2013:  From 4th June to 4th August 2013 Keith, G3TTC, will be travelling
in his motorhome to Sweden and Norway to activate a number of IOTAs there. His
anticipated schedule is: SWEDEN (SM7/G3TTC/P - 6th & 7th June from Ven Island
(EU-137, WLOTA 0780); SM7/G3TTC/P on 9th & 10th from Hasslo Island (EU-138);
SM5/G3TTC/P on 12th & 14th Kattilo Island (EU-177); SM/G3TTC/P on 19th & 20th
from Fogdo Island (EU-084); SM3/G3TTC/P on 22nd & 23rd from Limon Island
(EU-176); SM3/G3TTC/P on 24th 25th & 26th from Alnon Island (EU-087);
SM2/G3TTC/P on 27th & 28th from Holmon Island (EU-135, WLOTA 0613); SM2/G3TTC/P
between 30th June & 1st July from Seskaro Island (EU-139). NORWAY (LA/G3TTC) -
4th & 6th July from EU-141 Vardo Island (EU-141, WLOTA 0106), 8th & 10th
Mageroya Island (EU-044, WLOTA 0160), 13th & 14th Tromsoya Island (EU-046), 15th
& 16th Hinnoya Island (EU-033, WLOTA 3261), 18th to 20th Lofoten Island
(EU-076), 22nd & 23rd Tomma Island (EU-062), and finally 26th to 28th July (plus
RSGB IOTA CONTEST) on Tjome Island (EU-061). NOTE: THIS SCHEDULE IS ALL SUBJECT
TO CHANGES!!!! Keith will mainly operate within 20kHz of IOTA frequency of
14.260 MHz, but on 7MHz try the IOTA frequency of 7.055 MHz but he could well be
around 7.100-7.125 MHz. He will QSL all cards received via the bureau (to home
call G3TTC) or direct (QTHR). [DX World]

05/06/2013:  Oliver, DK7TX, will be active as DK7TX/p from Wangerooge Island
(EU-047, DID N-009, WLOTA 2063) between 5-10th June 2013. Activity will be
holiday style on 20-10 metres. QSL via home call. [DX World]

05/06/2013:  Christian, F5UII, plans to be active as FY/F5UII from Kourou,
French Guiana, between 5-14th June 2013. QRV on 40-6 metres, all modes. During
the weekend of 8-9th June, he will try be QRV from Ile Royale (SA-020, DIFO
FY-008, WLOTA 0911). Full details on FY/F5UII can be found at: www.f5uii.net/
[DX World]

06/06/2013:  Operators Pierre SB6A, Rolf SM6IQD, Sten SM6MIS, Rick SM6U, Tomas
SM6XMY and Janne SM6YOF will be active as 7S6W from the island of Vinga (EU-043)
from 6-9 June 2013. Plans are to have 3 stations on the air and they will focus
on the higher bands. Note: All QSL backlogs from last year has been taken care
of this spring. QSL via SM6MIS, bureau preferred. Log will be uploaded to LoTW
and eQSL. Website: sm6.se/7s6w [rsgbiota.org]

06/06/2013:  Members from the Korea Contest Club plan to be active as D85C from
Chongsan Island [Ch'ongsan Do] (AS-085, WLOTA 1602, Grid Loc. PM34) from 6-9
June 2013. Chongsan Island is part of the Dadohaehaesang National Maritime Park
[Tadohae-Haesang Sea] (Flora-Fauna reference HLFF-015), Jeollanam-Do Province,
Wando-gun [Wando County], Cheongsan-Myeon [Cheongsan District]. QSL via DS4NYE
bureau or direct. No eQSL! [DX World]

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]
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LOOKING AHEAD -

08/06/2013:  Bill, K9HZ will be operational again as J68HZ from Labrelotte Bay,
Castries, island of St. Lucia (NA-108, WLOTA 1336, Grid Loc. FK94) from June 8th
through June 22th, 2013. Bill will be active on 160 through 6 metres on CW, SSB,
and RTTY.  His equipment will consist of an Elecraft K3 and using a 3 element
beam for 20 through 6 metres, and wire antennas for 160 thru 30 metres. Special
emphasis on 80 and 160 - all modes. PLEASE send QSL cards via K9HZ direct. Bill
also uses LoTW and eQSL. [rsgbiota.org]

08/06/2013:  Ben DO1BEN, Andy DL5AND, Vincent DL6II and Georg DL3YAT will be
active as LA5O from Hadesland, Laukvik on the island of Austvagoy, Lofoten
Islands (IOTA EU-076, WW Loc. JP78HK) between 8-14th June 2013. QRV all bands
using Elekraft K3, Yaesu FT 1000, Yaesu FT 847 (VHF), Expert 1k2 Amp. Antennas
(planed): SteppIR vertical (BigIR) and 6 band Hexbeam by foldingantennas (20-6
meters) as well as several homebrew verticals and dipoles. They also plan to be
active on 5 MHZ (60 metre band) if possible. QSL via DO1BEN bureau (preffered)
or direct via Ben Joerdens, Hermann-Stehr-Str. 41, 51067 Koeln, Germany. Further
information can be found at: www.do1ben.de/index.php?page=LA5O [DX World]

10/06/2013:  Special event station EH8FSJ will be activated from 10th to 24th
June, 2013, for the Fiestas San Juan Bautista de Arucas, Gran Canaria. On 16th
June they will operate portable from Lomo Jurgon, Arucas (DME 35006 - Diploma
Municipios de Gran Canaria). QSL via EA8RKL, direct or EURAO and eQSL. Website:
www.qrz.com/db/EH8FSJ

17/06/2013:  Look for Marc ON7SS (also OO9O) to be active from Dillingen,
Luxembourg (WW Loc. JN39DU), as LX/OO9O from 17-20th June, 2013. Main focus will
be on 30 metre CW and PSK.  QSL via the bureau, eQSL and LoTW. [UBA HF News]

30/06/2013:  Beginning the end of June and lasting until October, look for Dim
F5SWB to be active as TU5DF from Port-Bouet, Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He will be
QRV most of the time in CW but in SSB and PSK31 also sometimes. QSL via F5SWB,
direct only. Dim was previously active from Africa as TL8DF, TT8DF, 9X5DF, TR8DF
and 6W1SA. Website: www.qrz.com/db/TU5DF [DX World]

02/07/2013:  Hans, PB2T has received the callsign 9G5AA and will be active from
Ghana between 2-7 July, 2013. QRV on the HF bands, all modes, when time permits.
QSL via home call. [DXAT]

06/07/2013:  Jan-Henrik, DG8HJ will be active from Fehmarn Island (EU-128, DID
O-001, WLOTA 0637) as homecall/p from 6-21 July, 2013. QRV on the HF bands,
propagation allowing. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

19/07/2013:  Bodo, DF8DX, plans to be active as KT3Q/6 between 19-21 July 2013
from Anacapa Island (NA-144, USi CA-002S, WLOTA 1300, WWFF KFF-014), Ventura
county, California. QRV on the HF bands, CW only, with 100W and vertical. QSL
via DF8DX, bureau or direct. [rsgbiota.org]

21/07/2013:  Ma, BA4MY will be active as B4/BA4MY from Jiming Dao [Dao = island]
(AS-146, WLOTA 2489), Chengshan Jiao area, Weihai Prefecture, Shandong Province,
China, from 21-29 July, 2013. QRV on all HF bands and modes. He will also
participate in the RSGB IOTA Contest (27-28 July) using the callsign BY4IB. QSL
direct or LoTW or eQSL.cc or bureau to BA4EG. [rsgbiota.org]

24/07/2013:  Operators Stefano IK6JRI, Fred IK7JWX, Vincenzo IZ8LFI, Leo I8LWL
and Davide IT9DFI will be active as IE9/IK6JRI from Ustica Island (EU-051, IIA
PA-001, MIA MI-116, WLOTA 0848, WW Loc. JM68OQ) from 24th to 29th July 2013.
They will also participate in the RSGB IOTA Contest (27-28 July). Before and
after the contest they will be QRV on WARC digital modes, SSB and 6 metres. QSL
via IK6JRI, direct or bureau. [IK7JWX]

26/07/2013:  Take, JI3DST will be active as JI3DST/1 from Shikine Shima [shima =
island] (AS-008, WLOTA 2267, JCG-3210) from 26th to 29th July, 2013. This
activity will also include an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (27-28 July). Take
might also use the callsign JI3DST/JI1 during his stay on the island. QSL via
his home call, bureau preferred. Website: blog.goo.ne.jp/ji3dst [rsgbiota.org]

30/07/2013:  For the first time the lighthouse on Ilheus Formigas (EU-003, DIP
AZ-013, WW Loc. HM77OG) will be activated. It is a difficult and expensive
operation because the chartered vessel ANTARES, which sails the team and
material from Vila do Porto, Santa Maria island to Formigas and back, will stay
all times anchored nearby the Ilheus Formigas to ensure a quick evacuation of
the team and equipment in case of sudden weather changes. Station and
accommodation will be within the lighthouse so that the operation counts for DFP
NEW ONE!, ARLHS AZO-001, TWLHD WLH CU-002, WLOTA 4293 and is Admiralty reference
D2638. For WorldWide Flora and Fauna, this activation counts for the Reserva
Natural do Ilhote das Formigas (WWFF CTFF-039). As the landing on Ilheus
Formigas is very difficult and as the antenna erection around the lighthouse can
only be effected at WX with low winds and waves, date can vary by a couple of
days. Tentaive dates are +/- 30-31 July 2013. All depends on the WX. Please
monitor www.to-mk.com/ct3fn/ for updated information. Team members will be
Leonel CU3EJ, Antonio CU8AS, Siggi DL2HYH and Hermann HB9CRV/CT3FN. QSL via
HB9CRV, LoTW and bureau are OK. [DE0MST]

22/09/2013:  In close cooperation between the DAGOE Foundation and Mercy Ships,
Arie PA3A, Marian PD1AEG, Ad PA8AD and Angelina PA8AN will run the 4th DAGOE
Mercy Ships Radio DXpedition to the Republic of the Congo. They will work as
TN5MS on board the Hospital ship Africa Mercy from 22-27 September and run a
DXpedition from Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo, between 28 September and 11
October 2013 using the callsign TN5MS. QSL via PA3AWW (d/B) or use their online
OQRS to request your QSL. Full details at: http://www.tn5ms.nl/ [DX World]

09/10/2013:  Luc, F5RAV, will again be active as 6V7T from La Calao, Senegal,
between 9-17th October 2013. A side trip to N'gor Island (AF-045) is planned for
three days during this period. QRV on 40-10 metre SSB and PSK. QSL via F5RAV.
[DX World]
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SPECIAL EVENTS -

31/05/2013:  This year the South Flanders DX Activity Group will activate the
callsign F/ON6JUN/P for the 69 anniversary of D-DAY in Normandy, France at
Ranville (WW Loc. IN99UF, Dept. 14). Team operators will be Willy ON4LBV, Xavier
ON4ALY, Fernand ON6UF and Jos ON5SD. Their special event station will be on-air
on all major bands from 31st May till 7th June 2013, modes will be CW, SSB and
Digital (RTTY, PSK 31 even higher to PSK125). QSL via ON5SD. Complete
information is available on their website at: www.qsl.net/on6jun [ON5SD]

31/05/2013:  The Grey Point Fort (CASHOTA GI-060, WAB J47, WW Loc. IO74DP),
Crawfordsburn, Co Down, Northern Ireland (EU-115, WLOTA 1439), special event
will be a 48hrs event starting at 1700hrs 31st May 2013 to 1700hrs 2nd June
2013. The event is not a contest; It is an opportunity for all radio amateurs to
make point to point contact on 80-10m SSB and PSK with the three special event
callsigns to commemorate GB0GPF / GN0URN / MN0GPF. A certificate will be awarded
to all stations that make contact with all three special event station callsigns
on any qualifying bands or modes of operation. If a station is unable to contact
all three stations, individual QSL cards are available. Two classes of awards
are available, one for licensed operators and one for short wave listeners. QSL
GB0GPF, GN0URN and MN0GPF via MI0MOD QTHR. Please NO QSLs via the bureau!
Further information can be found at: www.greypointfort.magix.net/public/event
rules.htm
 [CASHOTA UK]

Museum Ships Weekend Event 2013 - 0000z June 1 thru 2359z June 2
Website: www.nj2bb.org/

01/06/2013:  The Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP) is going to remember Saint
Martyr Georgi Sofiiski the Latest during the entire month of June with the
special callsign LZ1534GWS. This callsign is valid for the All Bulgarian Saints
Award 2013 (www.balkanclub.org/awards.htm) and is also worth 10 points towards
the St. Teodosii Tyrnovski Award. QSL via LZ1KCP, direct or bureau. [LZ1KCP]

01/06/2013:  ARI Genoa (special event call II1NS) cooperates with the Galata
Museo del Mare to bring the submarine "Nazario Sauro" (ARMI MI971) onto the air
for the 1st and 2nd of June, 2013. QSL via bureau. Website: www.arigenova.it/
[DXNL]

01/06/2013:  The 'Elettra' was a two-masted steam yacht that Guglielmo Marconi
used as a floating laboratory for many experiments. Part of her keel stands in
the grounds of Villa Griffone, at Pontecchio near Bologna, from where special
event station II4BTK will be active during the Museum Ships Weekend (1-2 June).
QSL via IQ4FE, direct or bureau. [425 DX News]

01/06/2013:  Special event station 8J1MTD will be active on all bands and modes
between 1 June 2013 and 31 March 2014 to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of
Matsudo-city (JCC 1207). Matsudo is located in Chiba prefecture, Kanto region,
island of Honshu (AS-007, WLOTA 2376), Japan. QSL via the JARL bureau.
[JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/06/2013:  For the second time consecutively the Radioaficionados of the Vega
Baja (ARVB) and the local section of URE Orihuela will return to activate the
S-61 Submarine Delfin, located in the port of Torrevieja (Alicante), with the
call sign EG5SUB. They will start on Saturday, 1st of June at 9 am GMT through
Sunday, 2nd in the evening using several modalities of transmission, digital SSB
and CW, in the HF bands. QSL via the bureau. [UBA DX News]

01/06/2013:  N5E is a special event callsign for the activation of the 1877 Tall
Ship Elissa for Museum Ships Weekend from Galveston Island (NA-143, USi TX-001S,
WW Loc. EL29OH), Galveston county, Texas. Modes: SSB, CW and/or digital
according to operator. Bands 7 MHz to 28 MHz according to conditions. QRV 1st
and 2nd June 2013, 1400z to 2200z approximately. Operators will be Leslie AD5WB,
Jeremy K0JCC, Michael K5WRN, Janet KJ5WRN, Ken K0KS, James W5AOO, Michael KT5MR
and Dom N5TCB. QSL direct (SASE or SAE and green stamp) or bureau to AD5WB
(QRZ.com). Log will be uploaded to LoTW. Website: www.qrz.com/db/N5E
[rsgbiota.org
]

02/06/2013:  Jeff, KL2HD and other members of the KL7 NWR Amateur Radio Club
will be active as KL7NWR from Attu Island (NA-064, USi AK009S), 3rd South
Central county, Alaska, from 2-5 June 2013. Actual days operating depend on boat
transportation. This is a Special Event Station commemorating the 70th
anniversary of the end of the Battle of Attu in 1943. In 2013, Attu Island and
other Aleutian Islands, also celebrate being part of the Alaska Maritime
National Wildlife Refuge (WWFF KFF-143) for 100 years. Attu is the westermost
point of North America and the end of the Aleutian Islands (IOTA NA-064, USi
AK-009S). Plans are to be QRV on 20, 17 and 15 metres from Invasion Beach Yellow
in Massacre Bay on Attu. QSL LoTW, direct via KL2HD, bureau ok. Online log will
also be available at Club Log. [rsgbiota.org]

02/06/2013:  The Isle of Man (EU-116, WLOTA 0449) Amateur Radio Society will be
active on the HF bands as GB4JDF on 2nd June 2013. The suffix stands for the
Joey Dunlop Foundation, a charity set up to cater for injured riders and named
after the 26 times IOM Tourist Trophy winner. QSL via 2D0YLX. [425 DX News]

05/06/2013:  In June-July 1944 the BBC war correspondents used the tower of the
castle at Creully as a radio studio, from where the first reports of the Battle
of Normandy were broadcast. Look for special callsign TM5BBC to be aired again
from Creully on 5-13 June. QSL via F2UW. [425 DX News]

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

01/06-07/06  3D2WN: Viti Levu Island WLOTA:0055 QSL AA2WN (d/B)
01/06-31/3/14 8J1MTD: Honshu WLOTA:2376 QSL JARL Buro
01/06-30/06  GX4BJC /A: England (main island) WLOTA:1841 QSL QRZ.com
01/06-04/06  H44IOTA: New Georgia WLOTA:2758 QSL NR6M (d)
01/06-03/06  MS0INT: Rockall Rock WLOTA:1694 QSL M0URX (d)
01/06-30/06  MX1SWL /A: England (main island) WLOTA:1841 QSL QRZ.com
02/06  GB4JDF: Man Island WLOTA:0449 QSL 2D0YLX (d/B)
03/06-10/06  FJ/K5WE: Saint Barthelemy WLOTA:0377 QSL H/c (d/B)
03/06-10/06  FJ/N5WR: Saint Barthelemy WLOTA:0377 QSL H/c (d/B)
04/06-16/06  PJ4V: Bonaire Island WLOTA:1279 QSL M0URX (d/B/OQRS)
05/06-10/06  DK7TX/P: Wangerooge Island WLOTA:2063 QSL H/c (d/B)
06/06-09/06  D85C: Ch'ongsan Do WLOTA:1602 QSL DS4NYE (d/B)
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6 METRES & UP -

01/06-02/06  NZART V/U/SHF Hibernation 6m & Up  01 0500z-02 0100z
01/06  Maritime QSO Party 6m/2m classes  1200z-2400z
01/06-02/06  UKSMG Summer Es Contest O/MO/6m & Up  01 1300z-02 1300z
01/06-02/06  Championnat de France THF 2m-47GHz/SO/MO/Club  01 1400z-02 1400z
01/06-02/06  HA VHF-UHF-SHF Contest SO/MO/SSB/CW/FM  01 1400z-02 1400z
01/06-02/06  UT5EU VHF Memorial 6m & Up SO/MO/CW/Phone  01 1400-02 1359z
01/06-02/06  Six Club 6M Contest Phone/FM/CW/Digital  01 1500z-02 2400z
02/06-14/06  TM77A: France Grid:IN77 6m/2m Tropo, Es, MS, EME QSL HB9SLU (d/B)
03/06  Memorial OK1WC (MWC) Activity 2m CW-SSB/SO/LP/QRP  1600z-1659z
03/06-10/06  FJ/K5WE: St. Barthelemy NA-146 Grid:FK87 6m CW/SSB QSL H/c (d/B)
03/06-10/06  FJ/N5WR: St. Barthelemy NA-146 Grid:FK87 6m CW/SSB QSL H/c (d/B)
04/06  LY 144MHz Activity Contest CW/SSB/FM  1700z-2059z
04/06  NRAU 144MHz Activity Contest SO/MO/Open  1700z-2100z
04/06  RSGB 144MHz UKAC SO/Fixed/Open  2000z-2230z
04/06  SKCC Weekend Sprintathon 6m class  0000z-2359z
05/06  MOON Contest 144MHz CW/Digital/FM/SSB  1800z-2000z
05/06-14/06  FY/F5UII: Kourou Grid:GJ35PE possible 6m activity QSL H/c (d/B)

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

GOT6??? - Six Meter Information by Andy 'NEON' Sargent N8OFS at:
http://noars.net/got6/GOT6.txt  (Updated: 30 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: 5P4MG, 7S3F, 9A8OK, 9M2TO, AT2DW, CR2X, CT9/SP7VC, EA/I2GPT,
EA8/DH2MS, EA8/DK5AN, EI80IRTS, ER1RY, FH/DL7BC, FS/F8PDR, GB2MUL, HB0/DF5AU,
HB0/DJ2IA, HU2DX, JD1BMH, KH2/JF2CRP, OJ0R, OL2HQ, PD/DO1BEN, PJ2/DF8ZH, PJ2T,
PJ4B, PJ5/AH6HY, ST0R, SV5/DL7YS, SV5/IZ4AKS, TC2AL, TC2ELH, TK/IW5ELA, TM0CI,
TO4M, V5/DJ2HO, VK7AC, VP5/I8UZA, ZD7XF, ZD9AH, ZK2C and ZM4T.

QSLs via Direct: D4C (IZ4DPV), DX8DX [OC-225] (M0OXO OQRS), EP3SMH (cba), H44G
(DL7DF), H44MY (OM2SA), J49C (SV9COL), J52HF (I3LDP), JX9JKA (LA9JKA), LU5FC
(QRZ.com), PT0S (HA7RY), T2YL (OM2SA), V63MY (OK2SA) and Z81Z (K4ZW).

QSLs via LoTW: 3C0E, 3C6A, 4L0O, 6O0W, 8R1K, 9A4KW, 9H3OG, 9U4U, 9X0NH,
9Y4/DL7VOG, A5A, AL5A/WH0, CR6K, CT9/DJ8OG, CU3AN, DF3HU, DJ0AH, DJ5MW, DJ8RS,
EA5BY, EE8T, ES9C, G100C, G100RSGB, GD100RSGB, GW100C, H44VB, HK0GU, HK1NA,
HK3C, IO5O, J3/AA1ON, JD1BLY, KP2MM, LO5D, LU8EOT, LZ1620PPZ, OE2013A,
OE2013MDFR, OM5ZM, P40Z, PJ2/K8ND, PJ2T, PJ4D, PJ5/DL7VOG, PW2IO, PY2OE, PY5VC,
PZ5TT, SN2IARU, SP3SLA, SV1EDY, T88VV, T98U, TA1CM, TO2D, UR5EDX, V31PL,
V5/DL3DXX, VP2V/DL7VOG, VP9I, XE1/DJ4EL, XR0YG, YC3BDJ, YE0M, Z81Z, ZF1DZ,
ZP9MCE and ZS6YH.
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BITS & PIECES -

I.S.W.L. CLUB CALLSIGNS -
The ISWL Club Callsigns in use throughout the month of June 2013 are:
GX4BJC/A - Operated from Great Missenden, in Buckinghamshire, by John - G8XTJ
(ISWL Vice President). (WAB Square = SP80 - England. IOTA = EU-005 & WLOTA =
LH-1841).
MX1SWL/A - Operated /A from Hartford, in Cambridgeshire, by Tom - G3RPV. (WAB
Square = TL27 - England. IOTA = EU-005 & WLOTA = LH-1841).
ALL QSL's will be handled by Herbie G6XOU and NOT the individual Operator.
The I.S.W.L. is a member of the European PSK Club.
All QSL Info is on www.iswl.org.uk/ or www.qrz.com/ or via www.eQSL.cc/ NO LOTW.
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 Hams and SWL's,
de Pete Rayer, ISWL Life Vice President, Bournemouth, UK.
[Pete's-DX-Newsdesk]
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R0C, ASIATIC RUSSIA -
RA9ODD has cancelled plans to travel to the Kurile Islands, but now intends to
travel to islands in the Sea of Okhotsk (R0C). From Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, RA9ODD
will go to the Shantarskiye Islands (AS-044, RRA RR-13-08, RDA HK-26) and then
to Iony Island (AS-069, RRA RR-13-10, RDA HK-13) before returning to the
mainland at Magadan. He hopes fly into Yuzhno-Sakhalinskon 3rd June; estimated
island QRV dates were not mentioned. [DX World]
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UA, RUSSIA -
R155C operates to honour 155 years of the city Chabarowsk (RDA HK-01) till the
30th of June, 2013. QSL via RZ0CWA. [DXNL]
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V73SIX, KWAJALEIN ATOLL -
Neil, V73NS mentions that members of the Roi-Namur Amateur Radio Club, Kwajalein
Atoll plan to be active on 6 metres from June 2013 onwards.
Kwajalein Atoll - Marshall Islands on the island of Roi-Namur (IOTA OC-028, WW
Loc. RJ3RJ).
V73SIX/B is located on Roi-Namur on the northern tip of Kwajalein Atoll.
V73SIX/B 50.014 MHz. Website: www.qsl.net/v73ns/v73six.htm
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YB, INDONESIA -
Tentative dates have been announced for expeditions by John, YB5NOF and Anton,
YB5QZ to the following IOTA:
18-21 October 2013 - Natuna Selatan OC-109.
15-18 November 2013 - Tambelan OC-122.
Calls T.B.A.
Both ops were recently part of the YB8P expedition. [DX World]
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73 and Good DX!
Dave Raycroft, VA3RJ
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