sexta-feira, 4 de abril de 2014

I.C.P.O. Bulletin (04-11 April 2014)


I.C.P.O. Bulletin (04-11 April 2014)
"Islands, Castles & Portable Operations"
Listing is by calendar date (day/month/year)
04/04/2014:  Chris GM3WOJ (A35V) and Keith GM4YXI (A35X) plan activity from
Heilala Holiday Lodge, Tongatapu Island (OC-049, WW Loc. AG28HW), Kingdom of
Tonga, between 4-18 April 2014. QRV on 160-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. The QSL
manager for A35V and A35X is Kim Larson N3SL (Kim Larson N3SL, 22 N Hidden Acres
Drive, Sioux City, Iowa 51108, U.S.A.). Logs will be hosted by ClubLog. Further
info and updates on their website at: a35va35x.com/ [DX World]

04/04/2014:  Dario, IZ4UEZ, will be active from 4th till 6th of April 2014 from
Castello Estense di Ferrara (WCA I-03646, DCI FE-006) with the special callsign
II4AA. The special call is to celebrate 90 years of the first Radio Club Station
in Italy I1AA that was located in the same QTH (Castello Estense) from 1924 till
1926. He plans to work: on 4th of April from 11:00 till 15:30 UTC, on 5th and
6th of April from 07:30 till 15:30 UTC on 40 and 20 metre CW and SSB. QSL via
home call, Bureau or direct. [RN1CW]

05/04/2014:  Members of the Radio Club Croatian Flora Fauna (9A1WFF) will get on
the air from Lonjsko Polje (WWFF 9AFF-012), Krapje Djol (9AFF-096, first
activation), and Rakita (9AFF-097) on 5-6th April as 9A1WFF/p. QSL via 9A2MF.
[DXNL]

05/04/2014:  Schalk, ZS1LL, will once again be active as A22LL from Lobatse,
South East district, Botswana, between 5-30th April 2014. QRV on the 20m band
operating CW and SSB. Watch 14020 kHz for CW and between 14180-14240 kHz for SSB
(mostly on 14200 kHz calling CQ. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. NO LoTW.
[OPDX Bulletin]

05/04/2014:  Victor, CE1WFN plans to be active from Easter Island [aka Rapa Nui,
Isla de Pascua] (SA-001, DICE ICE-001, WLOTA 0319, WWFF CEFF-027) between 5-17th
April 2014 as CE0Y/CE1WFN. QRV on the HF bands. QSL via home call. [DX World]

05/04/2014:  Operators Leo, PD0HFP and Frans, PA5CA will be traveling through
the Morocco Desert and the Atlas mountain range in a 4x4 Jeep Wrangler
(Unlimited stretched version) vehicle between 5-20th April 2014. They plan to be
active as CN2CA (TNX to Abdou, CN8VO) using an Icom 7100 with Harris Solid-State
PA into HiQ-5 HF mobile antenna. Operations will be on 80-6 metres. QSL via
PA9M, direct (2 GS) or by the bureau. NO IRCs are accepted. For more details and
updates, watch QRZ.com or visit: pa5ca.com/wp/?page_id=170 [OPDX Bulletin]

05/04/2014:  Jean-Marc, F5SGI, will be active as CT9/F5SGI from Ilha da Madeira
[Madeira Island] (IOTA AF-014, DIP MA-001, PIP MD-001, WLOTA 0053) between
5-12th April 2014. QRV on 80-10 metres, mainly CW. QSL via home call, either
bureau or direct. [NG3K]

05/04/2014:  The Team DX group Orobal, inc. Luis EA5HCC, Andres EA8AAW, Sixto
EA8CDW and Antonio EA8ED will be active on the 5th of April 2014 from Bateria de
San Francisco (WCA EA-01912, DCE GC-010). They plan to work as EA8ED/p on 40, 20
and 15 meters, SSB only. QSL via EA8ED. [RN1CW]

05/04/2014:  Operators Mans PA2HGJ, Hugo PA2HW, Robert PA2RDK, Frank PA3CNO,
Paul PA3DFR, Henny PA3HK, Gert PE0MGB, and Piet PE1FLO, are all going to
Liechtenstein an operate as HB0/homecalls from the 5th to the 12th of March,
2014. QRV on 160-10 metre SSB, CW, and PSK31. QSLs via PE1FLO. [DXNL]

05/04/2014:  Project X Contest Team members Ron K5HM, Matt K5NGU, Rick W5RH and
possibly others will be activating Mustang Island State Park (NA-092, USI
TX-011S, WW Loc. EL17JQ), Nueces County, Texas, during the Texas State Parks on
the Air (TSPOTA) event (www.tspota.com/) on 5-6th April 2014. QRV using the
special callsign N5T on 80-10m SSB and PSK31, using 100W with 2 element 5 band
hexbeam and several dipoles. Please QSL via K5HM: Direct - US Stations SASE.
Non-US 2 Green stamps or 1 IRC plus SAE. LOTW: Logs will be uploaded to LOTW
after the event. Website: www.mustangislandontheair.com/ [K5HM]

05/04/2014:  Look for Marcel, PD5MVH, to be signing PD5MVH/p from Ameland Island
(EU-038) and lighthouse (ARLHS NET-001, WLOTA 1059) from 5-19th April, 2014. QRV
on the HF bands, holiday style. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [PD5MVH]

05/04/2014:  From 5-18th April 2014 Juergen DJ2VO, Martin DL3KMS and Ernst DK7AN
will activate PJ4H from Villa Desert Palm, Nikiboko North, island of Bonaire
(SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024, WW Loc. FK52UD). QRV 24/7 on 160-10 metre
(except 60m) CW, SSB and RTTY. Log will be uploaded to ClubLog every day. QSL
via ClubLog OQRS and LoTW. [DX World]

06/04/2014:  Operators from the Malta Amateur Radio League will be active as
9H1MRL/p from the Gordan [aka Giordan, Gurdan] Lighthouse (ARLHS MLT-003, WLOTA
0046, WW Loc. JM76CB) on 6th April, 2014. The lighthouse is located on the
island of Gozo (IOTA EU-023, MIA MM-004). QRV on 80-10 metres, propagation
allowing, on or near the usual island and lighthouse frequencies. QSL direct to
9H1SP. [425 DX News]

07/04/2014:  Pedro (the CEO of www.SmileGambia.org), ON7WP, will again be active
from Buntu Village, North River district, The Gambia, as C5WP between 7-15 April
2014. QRV, when time permits, on 40-10 metre SSB. QSL only direct to ON7WP
address. Please enclose adhesive address label and 3 US $ or 3 EURO postage and
(if you can afford it) some small sponsoring to help the organisation and pay
for the postage. All money goes to the locals. [DX World]

07/04/2014:  Manu, ZP9MCE, will operate holiday style as HI7/ZP9MCE from Punta
Cana Beach, Dominican Republic (NA-096, WLOTA 2974). QRV from 7-14th April,
running QRP on 40, 30, and 20 metre CW. QSL via EA5ZD, direct only. [DXNL]

08/04/2014:  Look for Bodo, DF8DX, to be active as T88QX from the Palau Rental
Shack, located in the West Plaza by the Sea Hotel, Malakal Island, State of
Koror, Republic of Palau (OC-009, WW Loc. PJ77FH). QRV from 8-15th April 2014 on
all bands and modes. QSL direct or bureau to DF8DX. Log will be uploaded to LoTW
after the DXpedition. [rsgbiota.org]

09/04/2014:  Mini, JA2NQG, plans activity as JD1AAI from Chichi-jima (JIA
10-110, JCG 10007, Tokyo prefecture, WLOTA 2269), Ogasawara Islands (AS-031,
WWFF JAFF-018), Tokyo ken (prefecture), between 9-17 April 2014. QRV on the HF
bands, mainly CW, including an entry in the JIDX CW Contest from prefecture
number 48 (12-13 April). QSL via JD1AAI or JA2NQG, direct or bureau. [DX World]

09/04/2014:  Look for Hans DL6JGN, Ronald PA3EWP and Guenter DL2AWG to be
signing KH8/homecalls from Ofu Island (OC-077, USi AS002S, WLOTA 3053), Manu'a
County, American Samoa, between 9-20th April 2014. Plans are to be QRV on 40m to
10m using CW, SSB and RTTY. They will use 2x K3 and PA 600W with Monoband GP's
from their QTH which is unobstructed to north direction, ie no hills. QSL via
home calls. Website: www.ofu2014.de/ [DX World]

10/04/2014:  Imam, YB4IR/5, plans to be active from Natuna Island (IOTA OC-106),
Indonesia, between 10-14th April, 2014. QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL
via LoTW/OQRS. [YB4IR]

11/04/2014:  Wes, ZL3TE, will again be active from Viti Levu (OC-016, WLOTA
0055, WW Loc. RH82PB), Fiji, as 3D2SE between 11-14 April 2014. Main activity in
the JIDX CW contest, operating outside the contest mainly on CW with some Digi
modes. QSL Via LoTW / ZL3TE direct only. Log will be hosted by Club Log. [DX
World]

11/04/2014:  Taka, JA8COE, plans activity as JA8COE/6 from Uji Island [Uji
Shima] (AS-067, WLOTA 2857), Kyoto prefecture, Japan, from 11-15 April 2014. QRV
on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via home call, direct only.
"Schedule change by sea condition." [rsgbiota.org]

11/04/2014:  Jukka, OH3OJ, plans activity as OH3OJ/8 from the island of Hailuoto
(EU-184, WLOTA 0580), Oulu Province, Finland, from 11-15th April, 2014. QRV on
the HF bands, mainly SSB, on or near the usual island and IOTA frequencies. QSL
via home call, direct or Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

11/04/2014:  Look for Jan, PE1GNP and Marc, PD7YY to be active as PH38EU from
Terschelling Island (EU-038, WLOTA 0943) between 11-14 April 2014. They plan to
be QRV on 40-10 meter SSB and 2 metre SSB. QSL via the Bureau or direct to
PE1GNP or PD7YY. [rsgbiota.org]


LOOKING AHEAD -

15/04/2014:  Look between 15-25th April 2014, for Pascal F5JSD, to be active
from the island of Mahe (WLOTA 3286), Seychelles Inner Islands (AF-024), as
S79SD. It will be holiday style traffic, from 40 to 10 metres (even 6 if open),
mainly CW, in the morning and in the evening. Note: for the 40m band, Pascal
will be sending CW over 7050 kHz, according to the local regulations (7050-7100
kHz), and listening probably under 7030 kHz. Pascal will use 100w into a
vertical antenna. QSL via LoTW when he returns home, and other cards via the
French REF-Bureau (Please only this one), preferred. [F5NQL]

18/04/2014:  Operators Choon E20HHK, Teerawat HS3NBR and Boy HS8GLR plan to be
active as E20HHK/p from Nu Island [Koh Nu; aka Mouse Island] (IOTA AS-145),
located off the shore from Leam Samila, Thailand, from 18-20 April, 2014. QRV on
80-10 metres, all the usual modes. QSL via E21EIC. [DX World]

21/04/2014:  San, K5YY, will be active from Roma (Grid Loc. KG30), Maseru
District, Lesotho, as 7P8YY between 22nd April and 1st May, 2014. Plans are to
be QRV on the higher bands (17-10m) to give 7P to those who need a new country
or new-band country. Activity will be mainly SSB, with some time on RTTY and CW
as time permits. San's night operating will be on 30m CW, usually. QSL via K5YY,
direct only - no Buro, LoTW or OQRS. [DXAT]

29/04/2014:   Look for Take, JI3DST, to be active as JI3DST/6 from Kuchino-shima
[Kuchino island, Grid Loc. PL49], Tokara Archipelago (AS-049), Kagoshima
Prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan, between 29th April and 5th May, 2014. Plans
are to be QRV on 40-2 metre SSB/CW (FM/RTTY/PSK31/JT65A). QSL via home call,
direct or JARL Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

01/05/2014:  From 1-5 May 2014, look for Markus DJ4EL/p, Dirk DK4DJ/p, Sebastian
DK6BA/p and Henning DK9LB/p to be active from the island of Fehmarn (EU-128,
DID/GIA O-001, DOK: N47, WW Loc. JO54MM) and the Westermarkelsdorf lighthouse
(DLTD/GLHA #57, ARLHS FED-261, WLOTA 0637). Fehmarn island is located in the
Baltic Sea, off the eastern coast of Schleswig-Holstein, Schleswig-Holstein
state, Ostholstein district, Germany. QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and possibly
some PSK. QSL via the individual operators' home callsign, direct or by the DARC
Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

28/05/2014:  Regensburg hosts the 99th German Katholikentag (Catholics Day) from
28th May to 1st June, 2014. Special event station DL2014DKT operates in this
context from 1st April until 30th June, handing out the special DOK DKTR. QSOs
with the station also count towards the CONVENIAT award. QSLs will be sent
automatically via the bureau, uploads to LoTW, eQSL, ClubLog and DCL. Website:
www.darc.de/distrikte/u/13/sondercall-dl2014dkt/ and www.qrz.com/db/DL2014DKT
[DXNL]


SPECIAL EVENTS -

05/04/2014:  ARI Vercelli will be active as II1SWL on 5-13th April 2014 to
promote "amateur radio and radio listening". QSL via bureau or direct to IW1EHL.
See www.qrz.com/db/II1SWL for further information. [425 DX News]

06/04/2014:  From 6-20th April 2014, look for some members of the Union
Francaise des Telegraphistes UFT (The French CW Society), operating the special
callsign: TM29UFT, for the 29th UFT annual meeting which will be held in the
city of Aubagne, South France. It's a CW only operation, from 160m to 6 metres
and even more. All the QSO will be confirmed via the French REF Bureau (Only
this one will be used). SWL cards should go via this Bureau also. QSL manager
Gerard, F6ICG. [F5NQL]

09/04/2014:  Between 9th and 15th of April 2014 look for the following stations
to be active to celebrate ARRL's centennial year: W1AW/1 operated by Dave K1TTT
located in Peru, Berkshire County, State of Massachusetts. W1AW/4 will be
operated by Bill K1SE (for PVRC/VA), located in Forest, Bedford County, State of
Virginia and will be joined by Steve K4EU (for PVRC/VA), located in Culpeper,
Culpeper County, State of Virginia. QSLs preferred via the bureau. [ARRL]

U.S.A. Special Event Stations can be found at: www.arrl.org/contests/spev.html


LIGHTHOUSE CALENDAR -

05/04-17/04  CE0Y/CE1WFN: Isla de Pascua WLOTA:0319 QSL H/c (d)
05/04-12/04  CT9/F5SGI: Ilha da Madeira WLOTA:0053 QSL H/c (d/B)
05/04-19/04  PD5MVH/P: Ameland WLOL:NET-001 WLOTA:1059 QSL H/c (d/B)
05/04-18/04  PJ4H: Bonaire Island WLOTA:1279 QSL ClubLog OQRS
06/04        9H1MRL/P: Gurdan WLOL:MLT-003 WLOTA:0046 QSL 9H1SP (d)
07/04-14/04  HI7/ZP9MCE: Dominican Republic WLOTA:2974 QSL EA5ZD (d)
09/04-17/04  JD1AAI: Chichi Shima WLOTA:2269 QSL JA2NQG (d/B)
09/04-20/04  KH8/DL2AWG: Ofu Island WLOTA:3053 QSL H/c (d/B)
09/04-20/04  KH8/DL6JGN: Ofu Island WLOTA:3053 QSL H/c (d/B)
09/04-20/04  KH8/PA3EWP: Ofu Island WLOTA:3053 QSL H/c (d/B)
11/04-14/04  3D2SE: Viti Levu Island WLOTA:0055 QSL ZL3TE (d)
11/04-15/04  JA8COE/6: Uji Shima WLOTA:2857 QSL H/c (d)
11/04-15/04  OH3OJ/8: Hailuoto WLOTA:0580 QSL H/c (d/B)
11/04-14/04  PH38EU: Terschelling Island WLOTA:0943 QSL PE1GNP (B)


6 METRES & UP -

04/04  Feld-Hell New Member Sprint 6m class  2000z-2200z
05/04-06/04  NZART V/U/SHF Low Band 6m-70cm  05 0500z-06 0100z
05/04-06/05  Mississippi QSO Party 6m-70cm classes  05 1400z-06 0200z
05/04-06/04  Texas State Parks On The Air 6m Phone/CW  05 1400z-06 0159z
06/04  RSGB First 70MHz Contest SO/Fixed/Open  0900z-1200z
08/04  LY 432MHz Activity Contest CW/SSB/FM  1700z-2059z
08/04  NRAU 432MHz Activity Contest SO/MO/Open  1700z-2100z
08/04  SPAC 432MHz Contest CW/Phone/Open  1800z-2200z
08/04  RSGB 432MHz UKAC SO/Fixed/Open  1900z-2130z
09/04  MOON Contest 432MHz CW/Digital/FM/SSB  1800z-2000z
10/04  LY 50MHz Activity Contest CW/SSB/FM  1700z-2059z
10/04  NRAU 50MHz Activity Contest SO/MO/Open  1700z-2100z
10/04  SPAC 50 MHz Contest CW/Phone/Open  1800z-2200z

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

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/


QSL INFO -

The following operations have been approved for DXCC credit:

 3C0BYP - Annobon
 Operation from February 26 through March 6, 2014

 9X?HP - Rwanda
 2013 Operation

73 es DX!
Bill Moore NC1L
Awards Branch Manager

QSLs via Bureau: 3D2OU, D2CQ, DP0GVN, DU1/JJ5GMJ [OC-128], EG3F [EU-078],
HH0/PS7EB, HP0INT/4, IS0/OM3RM, IS0/OM8, KH0N, OD5PL, PJ2/K2PLF, PJ7/G3TXF,
PZ5MM, RI1ANF, SU8N [AF-109], TJ3AY, TM5FI [EU-095] and Z21LS.

QSLs via Direct: A35JP (JA0RQV), JF3BFS [AS-117] (cba), ZS9MADIBA (QRZ.com),
OD5ZZ (NI5DX), OH/SP7VC [EU-101] (H/c), PY0F/PP1CZ (OQRS), PT4Y (PY4YY), V44KAO
(QRZ.com), XZ1J (JH1AJT OQRS), YJ0ZZ (NE7D), ZB2CN (DJ9WH), ZD8UW (M0URX) and
ZS8C (OQRS).

QSLs via LoTW: 9A7C, 9M2TO, 9V1YC, 9H1SP, A92GE, CP6AA, EW8DZ, FT5ZM, HC2S,
M0PNN, OA4/NK0S, ON5PO, R11BIA, RZ0AF, T6DD, TA2ST, TC10SWAT, TX6G, UN5J, V31MA,
W7AW/7, W1AW/8, YB0MWM, YB4IR/P, YL2014C and YV5JBI.


BITS & PIECES -

ARRL CENTENNIAL QSO PARTY -
Between 2nd and 8th of April 2014 look for the following stations to be active
to celebrate ARRL's centennial year: W1AW/3 operated by Bud AA3B located in
Boyertown, Berks County, State of Pennsylvania and will be joined by Charlie
K3WW located in Perkasie, Bucks County, State of Pennsylvania. W1AW/7 will be
operated by Bob W7YAQ (for CODXC), located in Sisters, Deschutes County, State
of Oregon. QSLs preferred via the bureau. [ARRL]

F, FRANCE -
Special event station TM8BIRD operates in the context of the Festival de
l'Oiseau et de la Nature (www.festival-oiseau-nature.com/) during the entire
month of April. QSL via F5INJ. [DXNL]

JA, JAPAN -
Special callsign 8J740YYM celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the Tsugaru Sky
Club (JA7YYM), on all bands and modes, between April and August, 2014.
Tsugaru-city is located in the Tohoku region, Aomori ken (prefecture), island of
Honshu (AS-007, WLOTA 2376), Japan. QSL via the Bureau is preferred.
[JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

PA, THE NETHERLANDS -
Members of IPA will be active as PG200KMAR between now and February 2015. See
their rota for details: 1 May - 28 May; 26 June - 23 July; 21 August - 17
September; 17 October - 12 November; 11 December - 7 January 2015. The occasion
is the 200th anniversary of the Royal Military Constabulary. QRV on all bands
and modes. QSOs with PG200KMAR will also count two points towards the Windmill
Award. QSL via PA9LUC after the last operating window, eQSL; direct cards need
to include SAE and $1 for Europe, $2 for all other regions, no IRC please.
Website: www.iparc.tk/ and
www.ipa-nederland.nl/district/ipa-radioamateurs/welkom-bij-de-iparc/ [DXNL]
============================================

73 and Good DX!
Dave Raycroft, VA3RJ
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