DX Bulletin No. 1237
October 27, 2015
Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
Provided by BARF80.ORG (Cleveland, Ohio)
Thanks to the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, Northern Ohio DX Association, Ohio/Penn PacketCluster Network, AB5K & the AR TelNet Clusters Network, AMSAT NEWS SERVICE, ARRL Web, K1XN & GoList, NJ1Q & W1AW, NG3K & ADXO, W3UR & The Daily DX, N4AA & QRZ DX, K8GI, K8YSE, W8GEX & 60m News, K0BBC, DL1SBF, DL7UXG & The DX News Letter, DxCoffee.com, DXNews.com, DX-World.Net, ES1CW, F5NQL, F6AJA & Les Nouvelles DX, I1JQJ/IK1ADH & 425 DX News, I2MQP & DX Italia News, JA1TRC, JI1AVY, JI3DST/JS6RRR, OH2BH, OZ6OM & 50 MHz DX News, PY5EG, RSGB IOTA Web Site, Sixitalia Weekly, and VA3RJ & ICPO, VE3ZF, VHF-DX-Portal (MMMonVHF) for the following DX information.
EDITOR'S SPECIAL NOTES (by Tedd, KB8NW)
This week's bulletin was sent out earlier than normal to accommodate the late CQWW DX SSB Contest announcements. Also, we wanted to provide the readers with a consolidated listing of the CQWW DX SSB Contest participants.
DXCC COUNTRY/ENTITY REPORT
According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 16th/October, through Friday, 23rd/October there were 231 countries active. Countries available: 3A, 3B8, 3B9, 3D2, 3V, 3W, 4J, 4L, 4O, 4S, 4U1I, 4W, 4X, 5A, 5B, 5H, 5R, 5Z, 6W, 6Y, 7P, 7Q, 7X, 8P, 8Q, 8R, 9A, 9G, 9H, 9J, 9K, 9M2, 9M6, 9N, 9Q, 9V, 9Y, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A9, AP, BV, BY, C3, C5, C9, CE, CE0Y, CE9, CM, CN, CP, CT, CT3, CU, CX, D2, D4, D6, DL, DU, E3, E4, E5/n, E5/s, E7, EA, EA6, EA8, EA9, EI, EK, EP, ER, ES, ET, EU, EX, EY, EZ, F, FG, FJ, FK, FM, FR, FS, FW, FY, G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GU, GW, HA, HB, HB0, HC, HH, HI, HK, HK0/a, HL, HP, HR, HS, HV, HZ, I, IS, J3, J6, JA, JD/o, JT, JW, JY, K, KG4, KH0, KH2, KH4, KH6, KH8, KL, KP2, KP4, LA, LU, LX, LY, LZ, OA, OD, OE, OH, OH0, OJ0, OK, OM, ON, OX, OY, OZ, P2, P4, PA, PJ2, PJ4, PJ5, PJ7, PY, PY0F, PZ, S0, S5, S7, S9, SM, SP, ST, SU, SV, SV/a, SV5, SV9, T30, T5, T7, T8, TA, TF, TG, TI, TK, TN, TR, TT, TU, TY, TZ, UA, UA2, UA9, UK, UN, UR, V2, V3, V4, V5, V6, V7, V8, VE, VK, VP2E, VP2V, VP5, VP8, VP9, VR, VU, XE, XX9, YA, YB, YK, YL, YN, YO, YU, YV, Z2, Z3, Z8, ZA, ZB, ZD7, ZD8, ZD9, ZF, ZL, ZP, ZS
PLEASE NOTE: The report "could" contain "Pirate/SLIM" operations or more likely a "BUSTED CALLSIGN". As always, you never know - "Work First Worry Later".
3C, EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Update)
Ken, LA7GIA, who was expected to be active as 3C7GIA (pending) from Malabo Island (AF-010) between November 12-23rd, has announced it is now postponed (not cancelled). No new dates have been set yet. For updates, check: http://la7gia.com/3c7gia/index.html
Operator SWL Ashraf "Ash", 3V4-002 (KF5EYY) will be active as 3V8SS from the "Radio Club Station of Tunisian Scouts" in Sousse, during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/ All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via LoTW or to LX1NO. Read about Ashraf on the following Web page at:
Operator Vaho, 4L8A, will be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contests (October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (20m) entry. QSL via K1BV or LoTW.
4W, TIMOR LESTE (Update)
Operators Hide/JI1AVY and Tack/JE1CKA will be active as 4W/JI1AVY and 4W/JE1CKA (tentative), respectively, from Timor Leste (OC-148) between October 22-26th (tentative). Activity will be on 160-10 meters (mainly 40m and below) using mainly CW. Hide informs OPDX, "CQ WW SSB partially taking part in but not seriously, will seek for NA/SA/EU." Antennas will be Inverted L or GP. QSL via his home callsign direct (2 USDs + SASE) or LoTW.
Dean, 8P6SH, will be active as 8P2K during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (15m) entry. QSL via KU9C.
Charles, 8P6ET, will be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (10m)/Low-Power entry. QSL via KU9C.
9Y4, TRINDADE AND TOBAGO
Chris, 9Y4D (ex-9Y4NZ), will be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (20m)/Low-Power entry. QSL via 9Y4D (see QRZ.com), LoTW or eQSL.
Operators Martin/OK1FZM and XYL Lenka/OK1WZM will be active as A35OK (CW/SSB) and A35OL (SSB), respectively, from Tonga between October 27th and November 10th. The pair will activate the following IOTA island groups as follows:
October 27-29th -- Tongatapu Island (OC-049)Watch the IOTA frequencies. QSL via their home callsigns. AH0, MARIANA ISLANDS
October 29th-November 3rd -- Ha’apai Islands (OC-169)
November 3-10th -- Vava?u Islands (OC-064)
Members of the Saipan BBQ Contest Club will be active as AH0BT from the Island of Saipan (OC-086, USI NI002S, WLOTA 1333) during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via 7L1FPU, by the Bureau or direct (w/SAE and 2 USDs) to: Kuniyoshi NAKADA, ML9292, 2-14-8, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061, JAPAN. QSL also via LoTW. Do NOT send to the W0-Bureau and KH0 address. Operators mentioned are Kuny/7L1FPU/W1FPU, Motonobu/JE1NDE/W1NDE, Hiroyuki/JG7PSJ/KW2X, Naoyuki/ JK1FNL/NA8O and Matt/K0BBC. Look for activity by operators before and after the contest.
Members of the Guam Contest Club will be active as AH2R during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Multi-2 entry. Operators mentioned are: JA1KSA, Nozomu/JE8KKX (AH2K), Toshinobu/JI3ERV (NH2C), Ohta/JO1DFG, Mikawa/JR7OMD and Danilo/KH2JU. QSL via LoTW. PLEASE DO NOT QSL via the KH2 Bureau.
AMSAT NEWS SERVICE (ANS)
The ANS reports: "Word has been received, that, in celebration of the UN's 70th anniversary, 4U1UN will be activated as 4U70UN on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th, October. The operation by the UN ARC will be from the ground-level garden area within the UNHQ complex in New York City and will be limited to daylight hours. Satellite operation is included in the plans, but time and equipment limitations will exist. Blockage from high rise buildings toward the West is expected. Best passes will be to the East of FN30as and North/South overhead. Possible satellites in view may be AO-73, FO-29, AO-85, AO-7, SO-50, XW-2E and XW-2F. Note that 4U1UN is a separate DXCC entity. See QRZ.com for QSL info." For more information, please see:
A group of Chinese operators will be active as BD1LT during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th). QSL via BD1LT, by the Bureau, direct or LoTW. Operators mentioned are Weizhong/BH1IOT, MingXia/BH1HUK, Yusong/BH1CXR, Lei/BH1DDU, Cui/BH1EBF, Xiaoyi/BH1IGB, BH1OEO, Ma/BG1QQT, BG1HAS, Yu/BD1LT, and Yuan/BD1IIJ.
Operators Stavros/5B4AFM, Nestor/5B4AHZ, George/5B4KH, Spyros/ 5B4MF, Philip/5B4ZN and Mark/G4AXX will be active as C4A during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via LoTW, direct via 5B4KH or ClubLog's OQRS.
CR2/CU2, AZORES ISLANDS
Operators Martti/OH2BH and Pertti/OH2PM traveled to the Azores on Tuesday to fix some antenna problems, and if they succeed during the week, they may be in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) with full force. In case of any unexpected problems, such as the weather, they will come up on some mono bands. Look for CR2X and/or CU2KG.
Members of the SIAM DX Group will be active as E2A during the CQ WW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via E21EIC. QSL is preferred via Clublog's OQRS. Operators mentioned are Pee/E20PFE, First/E22WWZ, Pat/HS7WMU, HS8FFH, HS3PJF and HS7WHB.
Members of the Radio Amateur Society of Thailand (RAST) from Asia Institute of Technology and Club Station in Bangkok (HS0AC) will be active as E2E during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Multi-? entry. QSL via HS0AC. Operators mentioned are Karn/E20ZFD, Ray/E23PKO, and possibly others.
Dej, E21YDP, will be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via E21YDP.
Jay, JA1TRC, sent out the following on October 19th: Zorro started the operation at 12:05 UTC on Friday, 16th October 2015, and had already made over 3K QSOs by 19th 02:25Z. Logs have been uploaded to the ClubLog; http://www.clublog.org/logsearch/E30FB/SOLO OQRS will be provided after his return.
The internet access at his hotel is not stable and the log updates would not be done so often. Currently he is suffering from a heavy wind and rain last night. The antennas were damaged and that made the TRX and AMP inoperable. He will try to fix the problem during the day when he has spare time. QSL for this operation to his home call; JH1AJT: P. O. Box 8, Oiso, Naka, KANAGAWA, 259-0111, Japan.
We appreciate your kind contribution for the children in Eritrea and for this operation. PayPal account: email@example.com
73, FGC Radio Team -- Jay JA1TRC
Operators Richard/9A1TT, Patrik/9A5CW, Chris/9A5K, Hrvoje/9A6XX, Ranko/E70R, Vlado/E70T, Zoran/E76C, Zeljko/E77C, Braco/E77DX, Rob/E77E, Radomir/E77W, Sonja/S53GO and Adi/S55M will be active as E7DX during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Multi-Single entry. QSL via E77E. For more info on their contest station, see:
Mike, EA1BP, will be active as ED8W from La Palma Island (AF-004) during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) Single- Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via EA1BP. FT4JA, JUAN DE NOVA DXPEDITION NEWS
Press release dated October 22nd [edited]:
FT4JA is your expedition! By supporting the Juan de Nova 2016 project you become in some ways a team member and as such it seems essent- ial to us to share with you the preparation for the operation.
We are happy to announce that our tenth operator recently made it offic- ial that he will participate in the operation. We are talking about Diégo, F4HAU.
Our team of pilots is also ready. It will be managed by Cedric, F5UKW, who will summarize the requests and comments received by "regional relays" who are: N5FG (NA/SA), ON9CFG (EU/AF), JJ3PRT (AS/OC). They will be the people to talk to before and during the expedition. We rely on you to provide them with relevant information to refine our propagation pre- dictions and organize our traffic.
On the island, we will have a satellite connection. Although this set up is expensive, we consider it necessary to offer different services: online log, photos, news, correspondence with the pilots. Exchanges in this way will however be limited to the strict minimum in order not to increase the budget, already very tight.
The experience of our operation from Tromelin (FT4TA) is of course a tremendous asset. We have long debated the strengths and room for improve- ment. Although returns were extremely positive, we carefully recorded comments and remarks to strive for an even better user experience and close to your expectations.
The relationship of trust with the authorities allows us to involve a greater number of operators for a longer duration to maximize the chances of contact with Juan de Nova. With the support of several sponsors, we also develop our equipment to have more flexibility in traffic and satisfy the greatest number: a second set of VDA on some bands, improved RX system, more stations available.
It is clear that our budget is harder to reach because of the numerous major operations over a short period of time. Let’s not forget that most of the expenditures are made before departure. Therefore, it is essential that the mobilization continue so that the Dxpedition can take place.
We count on your support and that of your clubs and associations. Each donation brings us one step closer to Juan de Nova. Let’s hope that all DXers ??will in turn invest in the project. It is never too late and every donation, whatever the amount, is important.
The team FT4JA Juan de Nova 2016
Operators Fred/HS0ZAR, Champ/E21EIC, Mike/E29BUQ, Tham/E21CJN, HS4ARY, Tony/HS0ZDX, Svante/HS0ZDY and Stig/HS0ZGD will be active as HS0ZAR during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 28-29th) as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via K3ZO.
AS-200. Takeshi "Take", JI3DST, will once again be active from Shodo Island (Shikoku's Coastal Islands) between 0700z, October 24th and 0000z, October 26th. Activity will be on 40/30/20/17/15/12/10 meters using CW, SSB, FM and RTTY. There will be four different callsigns used:
A)8N3KCJ/5 C) 8J3KGR/5 B)8N5KCJ/5 D) JI3DST/5 (Op. Take)PLEASE NOTE: The special callsign 8NxKCJ is to celebrate 40th anniversary of the "Keymen's Club of JAPAN". The special callsign 8J3KGR is to celebrate 60th anniversary of the "Kamigori-town Hyogo Japan". This operation is subject to change because of bad WX or other conditions. QSL via the following:
* 8N3KCJ and 8N5KCJ via JO3OMA, the Bureau (**) or direct.
Log search. see: http://pxl02521.org/kcj/log_search.php
* 8J3KGR via JH3HGI, by the Bureau (**) or direct.
* JI3DST/5 via the Bureau or direct (by OQRS)
AS-200. Takeshi "TAKE"/JI3DST(JS6RRR) will once again be active as JS6RRR/5 from Shodo Island (in the Shikoku's Coastal Islands) between 0700z, October 31st and 0000z, November 3rd. Activity will be on 40/30/20/17/15/12/10 meters using CW, SSB, FM and RTTY. This operation is subject to change because of bad WX or other conditions. QSL JS6RRR/5 via the Bureau or by ClubLog's OQRS. Please check QRZ.com for more details. For more details and updates, see:
J6, ST. LUCIA
Gary, K9AW, will once again be active as J6/K9AW from St. Lucia (NA-108) between November 24th and December 7th. Activity will include the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 28-29th). QSL via K9AW, direct or by the Bureau.
KG4, GUANTANAMO BAY (NA-015)
John, KG4EM, will be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL via KB7GJ (see QRZ.com).
Once again the members of the "Coconut Wireless Contest Club" (formerly AH6XX) will be active as KH7CW from Aiea, on the Island of Oahu (USI HI008S, WLOTA 1227, WW Loc. BL11bj, Honolulu county), Hawaii (OC-019) in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Multi-Single entry. Operators mentioned are: Tetsuo/AH7C, Soi/JH1ECG, Rich/K2WR and possibly others. QSL via LoTW, direct or by the Bureau to K2WR.
KP3, PUERTO RICO
Felipe, NP4Z/KP3Z, will be active as KP3Z during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry. QSL via N4AO.
Andy, AE6Y, will once again be active as P49Y from Aruba (SA-036) during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Single- Op/All-Band/High-Power entry. QSL via LoTW or AE6Y.
PROPAGATION FORECAST/REPORT (October 26th-November 1st)
Oct/26th AN Oct/29th HN Oct/31st HN Oct/27th AN Oct/30th HN Nov/01st AN Oct/28th HN SOLAR REFERENCE KEYS/INDEXES AND GEOMAGNETIC REFERENCE ====================================================== NORMALITY GEOMAG K Values Alpha ----------------- ------ -------- ------ AN - Above Normal Quiet K=0-1 0-7 HN - High Normal Unsettled K=2 8-15 LN - Low Normal Active K=3 16-29 BN - Below Normal Minor Storm K=4 30-49 DIS - Disturbed Major Storm K=5 50-99 VRY DIS - Very Disturbed Severe Storm K=6-9 100-400REALTIME BAND CONDITIONS WEB SITE http://www.bandconditions.com:
The purpose of this experimental Web site is to provide 24-7-365 actual (REALTIME) band condition information to CW QRPp, QRPe and CW/SSB for Contesters interested in increasing their scores. It can also be of benefit to other Radio Amateurs to determine band conditions for Nets and casual QSO's. This information is NOT based on any software pre- dictions or any kind of satellite based readings. It is based on a new Ionospheric sounding method called "HF Ionospheric Interferometry" which operates very similarly to the PolSAR system used by NASA. QSL INFO AND NEWS
QSL-INFO from DB0SDX (October 23rd) ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3G6S via CE6WUW (d) HB2C via HB9FA (d) R170GS via RL5G (d) 5B4ALX via IZ4AMS HB2K via HB9OCR R2015AK via UA3RA 9A5Y via 9A7W HC2AO via RC5A RN3F via RA3F C5C via F5RAV (d) JW8BCA via LA8BCA SP1V via SP1QXK C5LT via F5RAV (d) KH6/AA4V via AA4V T47GDX via K2AU C91B via ZS5J (d) OL1M via OK1EW T47GDXC via K2AU D4D via EB7DX OR2F via ON8LDS T88ZO via JA1IST D4Z via HB9DUR(d)/IK2NCJ (B) PJ2/DK3DM via DK3DM TK/PB8DX via PB8DX E51MQT via N7BX PJ2/IK7YTT via IK7YTT TM39GL via F8GGZ EA6UN via EC6TK(d)/SP4AOQ (B) PJ2/N4QQ via N4QQ UA2F via DK4VW (d) EA8/N6GQ via N6GQ (L) PJ2/VA7AM via VA7AM UN8LYA via UA9AB ES5Q via ES5RY PJ2/W1ASB via W1ASB V73D via DL4SVA FS/W9ILY via W9ILY PY0F/AA4NC via AA4VK (d) VP5/K0MD via K0MD GB558VUL via M0JEC R11PVB via UA4WHX XX9TIH via SP9FIH HA10SOTA via HA1DTQ R15CWC via RM4C ZL/EA1CDV via EA4SC (e) eQSL only (d) direct only (B) Bureau only (*-B) DX's- Bureau (O) OQRS only (C) ClubLog only (L) LoTW onlyQSLS RECEIVED VIA LoTW: 5H3MB, BX5AA, CE3OP, DM7C, E51MKW, EA7LL, G3LDI, G3RTU, GB75BB, GM0DBW, HC2AO, IW4EOI, KH2L, M0IEI, PS7DX, RG8U, RK3DXW, RM2U, RM2U, TR8CA, TX3X, UC0A, UR5EPV, Z21BB and ZZ2T QSLS RECEIVED VIA MAIL: 3G0ZC (SA-005), 4F2KWT, 5T0JL, 5T0ITU, 5Z0L, 9M2/R6AF/P, 9N7BM, 9V1PW, CB1D, D67GIA (AF-007), E6GG, EC2DX, EI6KD, EP2LMA, FH/F6AJQ, H44S, HB0/DL5YL, IH9/I2YSB, KP2D, LX/ON4WRC, LY2PX, OM5CD, OZ2U, RI1PT (EU-188), T41C (NA-093), T88HZ, TI9/RA9USU, VK2DX, VP8AIB/100, VP8LP, V73YL and YB9/DL7UVO
QSLS RECEIVED VIA THE BUREAU: 7T0HQ, 7V60R, BD3MV, BD4UJ, BD6RN, BD7LMD, BG4ACE, BG8GAM, EA3RR, EA5BY, ED7FCD, EF4RCH, EF8HQ, ES5QD, FJ/OS1T (NA-146), JE2EHP, LY37G and LX1CC
QST COVER PLAQUE AWARD
The ARRL Web page reports: The winner of the October 2015 QST Cover Plaque award is "The Long Road to Navassa" by Bob Allphin, K4UEE. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page:
Remember to change your clocks next weekend! Countries who observe Daylight Saving Time (DST), which took place on Sunday, March 8th, are now expected to move their "local clocks" backward 1 hour on Sunday, November 1st, from 2:00 AM local time to 1:00 AM. In 2016, Day- light Saving Time (DST) will again go into effect on Sunday, March 13th, at 2:00 AM local time. For the history and details about ST and DST, as well as an interesting map of the world (showing the countries who observe DST), see:
Kazu, JA1IST, will once again be active as T88ZO from the VIP Guest Hotel (Free Radio Room) on Koror Island (OC-009) between October 22-27th. Activity will be holiday style on all HF bands and 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via his home callsign via the Bureau to JA1IST. See QRZ.com for more QSL details. Kazu states he will upload the log as soon as possible to eQSL and Clublog, but no LoTW. For more details about the VIP Guest Hotel (Free Radio Room), see:
Christian, LA8OM, will be active as TO8M from Martinique (NA-107) during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 28-29th) as a Single-Op/ All-Band entry. QSL via LA8OM, direct or by the Bureau.
Look for 11 year old Eugene, UR3QTN, from Zaporozhye to be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/ Single-Band (15m) entry. QSL via the Bureau.
VE2, CANADA (Zone 2)
Igor, VE3ZF, will be active as VE2IDX from Zone 2 during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/ Low-Power entry. Igor will be operating from Sept-Iles, Northern Quebec. If like last time, he will be active before the contest using the VE3ZF/2 callsign. Igor informed OPDX last time, "I will use a YAESU FTDX5000D, Kenwood TL922a, phasing verticals on low bands and Spider beam on 14-21-28." QSL all callsigns via VE3ZF. His NEW VE3ZF address is: 1 Wardrope Avenue, Suite #3, Stoney Creek, Ontario, L8G 1R9, Canada.
George, K2DM, will be active as VP2MDG during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry. QSL via K2DM, direct only or LoTW. NO Bureau QSLs.
VP5, TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS
Members of the Minnesota Wireless Association (MWA) will be active as VP5S, a SSB callsign, for the first time this coming CQWW DX SSB Contest weekend. Scott, K0MD, will be leading the team of MWA operators to VP5 to operate from Jody's, VP5JM, QTH as a Multi-Single/High- Power operation. Operations mentioned are Scott/K0MD, Fred/K4IU, Pat/W0BM and Bill/AC0W. They will be on the air before the contest through Monday using the callsigns VP5/homecall. Operators will be on the low bands especially for Europeans and JAs who need VP5 confirmed. They will also spend time on the 30/17/12 meters bands and on digital modes for any U.S. operators who needs the band/mode slot confirmed. Scott suggests that any- one can send him an E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if they want to try a schedule with one of them outside of the contest to specifically work VP5 for band/mode slots.
The YE2A Team will be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Multi-Single entry. QSL only LoTW and direct. NO Bureau QSLs. ZS, SOUTH AFRICA. Bernie, ZS4TX, will be active during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 28-29th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (10m)/High-Power entry. QSL via LoTW or K3FN.
Members of the Araucaria DX Group (PY5GA) will be active as ZW5B from their club station during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Multi-Multi entry. QSL via K3IRV.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------- The following stations are expected to be active in the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th, 2015) -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thanks to Bill, NG3K, for providing OPDX readers with the following consolidated listing of the participants in the 2015 CQWW DX SSB Contest. For a more detailed listing (and up-to-date changes/corrections) in HTML format, please visit Bill's Web page at: http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/cqs2015.html (By callsign) http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/cqsd2015.html (By entity) http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/cqsz2015.html (By zone) The CQ World-Wide DX Contest Web page and rules: http://www.cqww.com/rules.htm PLEASE NOTE: Bill, NG3K, informs that he has done something a little different this year: He has harvested operations from his ADXO Web page which have announced to be QRV during the contest period, but not speci- fically for the contest, and included them in the SSB list. They are indicated by an asterisk (*) immediately following the call sign. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Contest DXCC CQZ Class QSL Callsign Entity Route ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 3V8SS Tunisia 33 SOAB LoTW; QSL via LX1NO 3Z6O Poland 15 SOAB 4L8A Georgia 21 SOSB 20M LoTW; QSL via K1BV 4L0A Georgia 21 SOAB HP LoTW 4U70UN* United Nations HQ 05 4W/JE1CKA Timor Leste 28 JE1CKA 4X7R Israel 20 M/S 4X6OM 5J0B San Andres Island 07 (C) 5P5X Denmark 14 SOSB 40M OZ0J; QSL via (B/d) 6Y9X Jamaica 08 SO KQ1F 8P2K Barbados 08 SOSB 15M KU9C 8P5A Barbados 08 SOAB HP LoTW; QSL via NN1N 8P6ET Barbados 08 SOSB KU9C 8P9AL Barbados 08 KG9N 9H3PP Malta 15 SO HA5PP 9K2HN Kuwait 21 M/? LoTW; QSL via 9K2HN (B/d) 9K2K Kuwait 21 SOAB LoTW 9M2M West Malaysia 28 M/M 9M2GET 9Y4D Trinidad & Tobago 09 SOSB 20M 9Y4D A35JP Tonga 32 SO JA0RQV A71CV Qatar 21 M/M A71CV A73A Qatar 21 M/2 A71A AH2R Guam 27 M/2 LoTW AH0BT Mariana Islands 27 M/2 7L1FPU AH0K Mariana Islands 27 M/2 OH6GDX BD1LT China 24 M/? LoTW; QSL via BD1LT (B/d) C37NL Andorra 14 M/M C37URA C4A Cyprus 20 M/2 LoTW; QSL via 5B4KH and (C) C5C Gambia 35 SOAB LP F5RAV (d) C91B* Mozambique 37 LoTW CB1H Chile 12 M/? CE1DY CB3W Chile 12 M/? XQ4CW CN2AA Morocco 33 M/M LoTW; QSL via UA2FM CN2R Morocco 33 M/2 W7EJ CN3A Morocco 33 M/? IV3ZXQ CQ7X Portugal 14 SOSB 40M CT7AGL CR3A Madeira 33 M/? EA5GL CR2X Azores 14 TBA OH2BH CU2KG Azores 14 TBA OH2BH D4C Cape Verde Island 35 SOSB IK2NCJ (B) D4F Cape Verde Island 35 SOSB IK2NCJ (B); QSL via HB9DUR (d) E2A Thailand 26 M/2 (C); QSL via E21EIC E2E Thailand 26 M/? HS0AC E2X Thailand 26 M/S LoTW E21YDP Thailand 26 SOAB LP E21YDP E51EAQ South Cook Islands 32 LoTW; QSL via SP7DQR (B/d) E51MQT* North Cook Islands 32 LoTW E7DX Bosnia & Herzegovina 15 M/S E77E ED1B Spain 14 M/S LoTW ED1R Spain 14 M/? LoTW ED1WW Spain 14 M/2 EA1FCR ED8W Canary Islands 33 SOAB LP EA1BP ED9K Ceuta & Melilla 33 M/2 EA7LS EE5T Spain 14 M/S LoTW EF8R Canary Islands 33 M/S LoTW EF8U Canary Islands 33 SOAB HP LoTW EI1A Ireland 14 SO LoTW FY5KE French Guiana 09 M/S FY5KE (B) GJ2A Jersey 14 M/S LoTW; QSL via ClubLog HC0E Ecuador 10 M/2 HC1JQ; QSL via (B/d) HK1NA Colombia 09 M/M K6PIM IB1B Italy 15 SOSB 20M IW1QN IG9R African Italy 33 SOSB 160M IH9A African Italy 33 SOSB 160M LoTW IH9MYC African Italy 33 SOSB eQSL II2S Italy 15 M/S IZ2FOS II9W Sicily 15 SOSB 20M LoTW KG2A/KH2 Guam 27 SOAB JJ1RJR (d) KG4EM Guantanamo Bay 08 SOAB KB7GJ KH7CW Hawaii 31 M/S LoTW; QSL via K2WR (B/d) KP3Z Puerto Rico 08 SOAB LP N4AO LP7D Argentina 13 M/S LoTW LU8YE Argentina 13 M/2 IK2DUW LX7I Luxembourg 14 SOAB LX2A LY2W Lithuania 15 M/2 LoTW; QSL via LY5W (B/d) LY7A Lithuania 15 M/M LoTW MM1E Scotland 14 SOAB LP MM1E NH7A Hawaii 31 SOAB HP LoTW; QSL via F5VHJ (REF B/C) NP2P Virgin Islands 08 SOAB LoTW NP2X Virgin Islands 08 SOAB K5WW OE2S Austria 15 M/S LoTW; QSL via OE2GEN (B/d) OG55W Finland 15 SOAB OG55W OH5Z Finland 15 M/S LoTW OH0JFP Aland Island 15 SOSB 15M OH0X Aland Island 15 SOAB OH2TA P40A Aruba 09 SOAB WD9DZV P40W Aruba 09 SOAB LP LoTW; QSL via N2MM (d/no B) P49Y Aurba 09 SOAB LoTW PJ2T Curacao 09 M/? W3HNK PJ4G Bonaire 09 M/S WA2NHA PJ4Q Bonaire 09 M/? W4PA PJ7PL Sint Maarten 08 SO LP WA1ZAM PQ5B Brazil 11 M/S PP5VB PY0F/AA4NC Fernando de Noronha 11 SO AA4VK RM3F Russia (Europe) 16 M/S LoTW S0S Western Sahara 33 EA2JG (d) SI9AM Sweden 14 M/2 SM3TIR SZ1A Greece 20 M/S LoTW T42US Cuba 08 M/2 LoTW; QSL via WB2REM and (e) T88ZO* Palau 27 JA1IST (B) TA3/NY4G* Turkey 20 LoTW TF3CW Iceland 40 SOSB 20M LX1NO TF4X Iceland 40 SOAB HP LoTW; QSL via G3SWH TI5/NO8I Costa Rica 07 M/? NO8I TO1E St Martin 08 M/S K9EL TO2M Martinique 08 SOAB HP LY5W TO4K St Barthelemy 08 M/2 G3NKC TT8AMO Chad 36 M0URX TX7A* French Polynesia 32 JA1GZV UE25R Russia (Europe) 16 M/2 RN3RQ UI0L Russia (Asia) 19 M/S RW0MM V26B Antigua 08 KA2AEV V3A Belize 07 M0OXO V47JA St Kitts & Nevis 08 LoTW; QSL via W5JON (d) V47T St Kitts & Nevis 08 M/S W2RQ (d) V6AAA Micronesia 27 LoTW V6WW Micronesia 27 JA2NQG V63AH* Micronesia 27 DL2AH V73D* Marshall Islands 31 LoTW VB2T Canada 02 M/S VE2JCW (d) VP2MDG Montserrat 08 SOAB HP K2DM (d) VP2V/N3DXX Br Virgin Islands 08 M/S NR6M VP5S Turks & Caicos 08 M/S VP9I Bermuda 05 M/S LoTW; QSL via WW3S XV2CJB Vietnam 26 LoTW; QSL via JJ2CJB XX9* Macao SP9FIH as XX9TIH and SP2FUD as XX9TUD YB8ROP Indonesia 28 LoTW YB0NDT Indonesia 28 SOSB 40M LoTW; QSL via YB0NDT (d) YE2A Indonesia 28 M/S LoTW YN5Z Nicaragua 07 SOAB HP LoTW; QSL via K7ZO YS1YS El Salvador 07 M/S YS1GMV ZA/OH2YY Albania 15 SOAB OH2YY ZD7W St Helena 36 SOAB W6NV ZW5B Brazil 11 M/? K3IRV (e) eQSL only (d) direct only (B) Bureau only (*-B) DX's- Bureau (O) OQRS only (C) ClubLog only (L) LoTW only
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