DX Bulletin No. 1291
November 14, 2016
Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
Provided by BARF80.ORG (Cleveland, Ohio)
Written/Sent From Strongsville, Oh
Thanks to the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, Northern Ohio DX Association, Ohio/Penn PacketCluster Network, AB5K & the AR TelNet Clusters Network, K1XN & GoList, NJ1Q & W1AW, K2GSJ, NG3K & ADXO, W3UR & The Daily DX, N4AA & QRZ DX, W7AUM, K8GI, K8YSE, W8GEX & 60m DX News, 4X1VF, DL1SBF, DL7UXG & The DX News Letter, DxCoffee.com, DXNews.com, DX-World.Net, ES1CW, F6AJA & Les Nouvelles DX, I1JQJ/IK1ADH & 425 DX News, I2MQP & DX Italia News, OH2BH, OZ6OM & 50 MHz DX News, RSGB IOTA Web Site, Sixitalia Weekly, VA3RJ & ICPO, VE3RZ and VHF-DX-Portal (MMMonVHF) for the following DX information.
DXCC COUNTRY/ENTITY REPORT
According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 6th/November, through Sunday, 13th/November there were 225 countries active. Countries available: 3A, 3B8, 3D2, 3DA, 3V, 3W, 3X, 4J, 4L, 4O, 4S, 4U1I, 4X, 5A, 5B, 5H, 5R, 5T, 5U, 5V, 5W, 5X, 5Z, 6W, 6Y, 7P, 7X, 8P, 9A, 9G, 9H, 9J, 9K, 9M2, 9M6, 9N, 9V, 9Y, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A9, AP, BV, BY, C3, C9, CE, CE0Y, CE9, CM, CN, CP, CT, CT3, CU, CX, CY0, D2, DL, DU, E5/s, E7, EA, EA6, EA8, EA9, EI, EK, EL, EP, ER, ES, EU, EX, EY, F, FG, FK, FM, FO, FP, FR, FS, FW, FY, G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GU, GW, H4, HA, HB, HB0, HC, HH, HI, HK, HL, HP, HR, HS, HZ, I, IS, J6, J7, J8, JA, JD/o, JT, JY, K, KH0, KH2, KH6, KL, KP2, KP4, LA, LU, LX, LY, LZ, OA, OD, OE, OH, OH0, OK, OM, ON, OX, OY, OZ, P2, P4, PA, PJ2, PJ4, PJ5, PJ7, PY, PZ, S0, S2, S5, S9, SM, SP, ST, SU, SV, SV/a, SV5, SV9, T2, T30, T32, T5, T7, T8, TA, TF, TG, TI, TK, TL, TN, TR, TT, TY, TZ, UA, UA2, UA9, UK, UN, UR, V2, V3, V4, V5, V6, V7, V8, VE, VK, VP2E, VP2V, VP6, VP8, VP9, VQ9, VR, VU, XE, XT, XU, XX9, YA, YB, YI, YK, YL, YO, YS, YU, YV, Z3, ZA, ZB, ZD7, ZD8, ZD9, ZF, ZL, ZL7, 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".
4I, PHILIPPINES. Tom, KC0W, is now active as 4I7COW from the Philippines until November 22nd. Activity is "100% CW" with a focus on 160/80 meters, but he has been on 80/40/30/20/17/15 meters. He does state, "NO DUPE QSOs". QSL via KC0W direct only. No LoTW and No Bureau. There is a log search on ClubLog. ADDED NOTES: Tom states on his QRZ.com page, "This unique prefix has never been issued before so it should generate some good interest. The TG/KC0W DXpedition to Guatemala has been cancelled due to the possibility of going to 3C0 and 3C. I'm currently planing DXpeditions to both Equatorial Guinea and Annobon after 4I7COW goes QRT. I will be traveling to 3C land in December to personally submit all 20+ forms to their licensing authorities. These proposed 50 - 60 day long DXpeditions to both Equatorial Guinea and Annobon will hopefully be QRV after I return to Equatorial Guinea a second time with all of my gear in January." 4X07, ISRAEL. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has declared the caves of Beit Guvrin to be a World Heritage Site. The caves are on the list of confirmed WFF Israel National Parks Award - 4XFF-007. There is a very long and interesting history on this site. It will be the first time operation from this location. The scheduled dates for the operation are 0700z Friday, December 23rd, and Saturday, December 24th, until noon time. Operators mentioned are from the Holyland DX Group: Shalom/4Z4BS, Mark/4Z4KX, Ruben/4Z5FI, Yulik/4X6HP, Ros/4Z5LA, Vlad/4Z5IW, Arthur/4X4DZ and Jan/4X1VF. They will be running two stations CW and SSB on the WFF frequencies using the callsign, 4X07W (Holy land Square G19JS). QSL cards will handled by Ros, 4Z5LA. 5J0, SAN ANDRES AND PROVIDENCIA. Operators Will/AA4NC, Faber/HK6F, Tim/ LW9EOC and David/WJ2O have joined forces to be active as 5J0NA from San Andres during the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (March 4-5th) as a Multi-Single entry. QSL via LW9EOC. 5N, NIGERIA. Tom, PA3TG, will once again be active as 5N/PA3TG from Lagos between November 15-24th. Activity will be on 20 meters CW/SSB and 30 meters CW mainly in the evening hours. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau. 6Y, JAMAICA (Update). Operators Tom/VE3CX, Harry/VA3EC, Dennis/VE3JAQ and Tony/ VE3RZ will be active as 6Y3T from 6Y5WJ's QTH on Jamaica (NA-097) during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th) as a Multi-2 entry. The team will be active outside of the contest between November 22-28th, as VE3CX/6Y5. All QSLs go via VE3CX. 8J1/8J60, ANTARCTICA. Yath, JG2MLI, will once again be active as 8J1RL from the Japanese Antarctica Showa (Syowa) Research Station on Queen Maud Land (AN-015, WAP-JPN-03) between January 1st, 2017, and January 20th, 2018. He will also use the special callsign 8J60JARE to celebrate/com- memorative the 60th anniversary of the Japanese Antarctic Research Ex- peditions (JARE) and the Antarctica station. Activity will be on 40-10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK, JT9 and JT65. QSL via his home callsign, LoTW or eQSL. For more details, see: http://cq8j1rl.exblog.jp 9G, GHANA. Dave, AB0GC, reported this past that he is in Wechi (Brong- Ahafo Region), Ghana, and will be operating as 9G1SD. He states, "I previously operated in Ghana in 1980-1982, and from 1993-1994." His activity will not start until late 2016. QSL via AB0GC, but it may be sometime before you get any QSLs. He is checking into eQSL. BOTA 70 (Update) [BIRTHDAY ON THE AIR -- CULMINATING IN THE CARIBBEAN - V26BH & J70BH]. Press Release by Martti, OH2BH: After several activations from various DX locations during the year 2016, the party wagon will arrive in Antigua for the get-away birthday. V26BH will be active on the actual birthday, November 19, continuing with sporadic activity throughout the weekend. The party will then move forward to the Commonwealth of Dominica in order to participate in the CQWW CW Contest as J70BH. Brian/K1LI, Dan/K1TO, Leena/OH2BE, Martti/OH2BH, Petri/OH2NB and Juha/OH8NC will handle the violins while they are supported by Brian/N3OC, George/K5KG, Lambert/J73LC, Kelly/SM7NHC, Radio Arcala, Yaesu Musen and Expert Amps USA. QSOs with V26BH and J70BH count for 5 points toward the BOTA award. On the actual day, November 19th, communication with the party is also possible through . In addition to these on-air activities, HamSphere(R), the Virtual Amateur Radio platform, will be introduced to the educational system of Dominica on November 23rd. Under the group's supervision, selected youth teams will compete for speed and accuracy in an emergency commun- ication drill dubbed "Haminica 2016" as well as getting introduced to virtual version of Amateur Radio. Here the Amateur Radio is experienced in the typical hangout of youth the Internet. The project is sponsored by Dominica's National Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, including NTRC Executive Director Craig Nesty and Engineer George James, J73GJ. The other end of the traffic exercise is managed/observed at the ARRL HQ. DP1, ANTARCTICA. It has been reported that Felix, DL5XL, will once again be active as DP1POL from the German Neumayer Station III (AN-016, WWFF DLFF-022, WW Loc. IB59UH) between November 2015 and February 2017. Activity will be on all HF bands using mainly CW and possibly some SSB and Digital modes. QSL via DL1ZBO or LoTW. ADDED Felix does have a FaceBook page at: https://www.facebook.com/dl5xl?fref=ts ADDED NOTE (de DL5XL): There will also be a ham radio operator on the next wintering team at Neumayer Station III. Daniel, DL1SU, works as an electronics engineer at the base. He plans to use the club callsign DP0GVN from December 2016 to February 2018. QSL cards for DP0GVN will be handled by Dominik, DL5EBE, direct or via the Bureau. EXPEDITION CRUISE. Chuck, W7AUM, is currently on an expedition cruise on the "National Geographic Explorer" from November 9-29th. He states, "I will be taking my Elecraft KX3 transceiver and KXPA100 amplifier." Chuck will be operating intermittently as W7AUM/C6A/MM from the ship's bridge with 100 watts and a vertical (already installed on the ship) on November 9th, 10th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 28th and 29th. He has received a VP8DPK license for the Falklands and South Georgia Island and will try to operate QRP from the Falklands between November 11-12th, and from South Georgia between November 15-19th. Also, look for him to operate from the Antarctica as W7AUM/P between November 22-26th. Suggested QRP frequencies when on land are: 7285, 14285, 21285, 28385 or 28885 kHz. He states, "I will try these same frequencies when I am operating Maritime Mobile on the National Geographic Explorer. Chuck told OPDX [edited], "The rig I am using is VP8LP's Yaesu while in Stanley, Falklands. Otherwise I am using an Elecraft KX3. The Power: high power from Stanley, 100 watts from the ship; 10-15 watts when portable. Antennas: 3 element SteppIR from VP8LP's QTH; dipole from the ship, wire antenna on a 30' pole with counterpoise when portable. Modes: Phone." No Web page, no ClubLog and no LoTW. QSL via his home callsign. FO/A, AUSTRAL ISLANDS. Operators Madison/W5MJ, Bob/W5RF, Keith/VE7KW and Neil/VA7DX will be active from Raivavae Island (OC-114) between February 20th and March 3rd, 2017. Callsigns are not yet known. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. Currently no other details are available, but will be forthcoming. A Web site is under construction and should be online this week at: http://Australs2017.com GU, GUERNSEY (EU-114). Dick, GU4CHY, will once again be active during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (20m)/ High-Power/Unassisted entry. QSL via his home callsign, direct (preferred) or by the Bureau (long QRX). HR, HONDURAS. Dan, HR2DMR, will be active as HR2WW during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via KD4POJ. IOTA NEWS.............. AF-094. Members of the Algerian Amateur Radio Union (ARU) are planning to be active as 7U94I from Rachgoun Island. Look for more details to be forthcoming. AS-136. Dale, BA4TB, will be active from Hengsha Island during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th) as a Single-Op/Single- Band (160m)/High-Power entry. QSL via his home callsign. NA-013. Operators Josep/EA3BT and Nuria/EA3WL will be active as H74B and H74W, respectively, from Big Corn Island, Nicaragua, some- time in 2017. Activity will be on various HF bands and modes. QSL via EA3BT or ClubLog's OQRS (preferred). Look for more details to be forthcoming. OC-196. Craig, VK5CE, will be active as VK5CE/3 from Gabo Island (ILLW AU-0080) between January 31st and February 1st, 2017. Activity will be on various HF bands (40-15m) and modes. QSL via his home callsign or ClubLog's OQRS. For more details and updates, see: https://oc196.wordpress.com OC-198. (Early Announcement) Craig, VK5CE, will be active as VK5CE/8 from North Island, Sir Edward Pellew Islands (OC-198), between November 1-5th, 2017. Activity will be on various HF bands (40-15m, possibly 10m) and modes (. QSL via his home callsign or ClubLog's OQRS. For more details and updates, see: https://oc198.wordpress.com OC-237. Members of the ORARI Daerah Banten will be active as YB16T from Panjang Island (Java's Coastal Island Group) between November 18-20th. The special callsign is to celebrate the 16th anni- versary of the Banten Province. Activity will be on 40/20/15 meters using all mode. Operators mentioned are YB1TJ, YB1SAM, YB1TIA, YB1UUU, YB1RAP, YB1YCT, YE1TX, YB1TT, YB1UA, YB1SA, YB2EUZ/1, YB0MWM/1, YC1UAO, YC1VXM, YC1BJX, YD1WAT, YC1RDX and YD1RMI. QSL via HA3JB. OC-274. Imam, YB4IR, will once again be active as YB4IR/8 from Lucipara Island between November 14-18th. Activity will be on various HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via his home callsign, direct, by the Bureau, ClubLog's OQRS or LoTW. J6, ST. LUCIA (Correction/Update). Gary, K9AW, is once again be active, but as J68GD (not J6/K9AW) from St. Lucia (NA-108) until November 27th. Activity over the past week has been on 40/30/20/17/12 meters using mainly CW with some SSB. Operations will include the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL via K9AW, direct or LoTW. J6, ST. LUCIA. Bill, K9HZ, will once again active as J68HZ from his villa at Labrelotte Bay, Castries, St. Lucia (NA-108, WLOTA L-1336) between December 17th and January 2nd. Activity is usually on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. He states, "Will try to fill some band-mode slots for WAS and DXCC. Particularly looking for AK and MT in the USA to complete 8BWAS." His equipment will consist of an Elecraft K3, a 3 element beam for 20-6 meters and wire antennas for 160-30 meters. QSL via his home callsign. He does use the LoTW, ClubLog and eQSL. NP4/WP3, PUERTO RICO (NA-099). Yuri, VE3DZ, will be active as NP4DX or WP3C in the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th) as a Single-Op/All- Band/High-Power entry. QSL route TBA. Look for VE3DZ/KP4 before and after the contest. P4, ARUBA. Andy, AE6Y, will once again be active as P49Y from Aruba (SA-036) during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th) possibly as a Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL via AE6Y or LoTW. PJ4, BONAIRE. Operators Holger/DL1COP, Monica/DC7MO, Marcin/DL3KMS and Juergen/DJ2VO will be active as PJ4/DL1COP, PJ4/DC7MO, PJ4/DL3KMS and PJ4/DJ2VO respectively, from Bonaire Island (SA-006) between December 3-15th. Activity will be holiday style on various HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via their home callsigns, direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or ClubLog. PJ7, SINT MARRTEN. Tom, K2GSJ, is once again visiting his second home on Sint Maarten Island and is active as PJ7TM until January 10th, 2017. Activity will be primarily on 10, 12, 15, 17, 21, 30 and 40 meters using CW and SSB. Tom states, "I mostly operate SSB on 20-10 meters, but also can be found on 160, 40 and 30 meters CW." Equipment on St. Maarten is a Kenwood TS-440S and a Hy-gain Patriot 640 vertical on the roof of the house. He also has a dipole for 160m, and states, "I will put up my 160m antenna in about 2 weeks and will operate mostly on CW on 160. I usually operate SSB, but enjoy CW on 30 meters. I am available for skeds if some- one wants to send me an E-mail. Please see my QRZ site for more details." QSL via his home callsign. ADDED NOTE FROM TOM: "I will return to PJ7 mid- February until the end of April 2017." PROPAGATION FORECAST/REPORT (November 14-20th)....... Nov/14th HN Nov/17th AN Nov/19th AN Nov/15th AN Nov/18th AN Nov/20th HN Nov/16th AN 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=6-9 100-400 REALTIME BAND CONDITIONS WEB SITE : 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. Also, check out the VOACAP predication Web page at: http://www.voacap.com/prediction.html QSL INFO AND NEWS................... QSL-INFO from DB0SDX by Lothar, DL1SBF.. (November 13th) ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4X/R1CC via DJ1ND IR3MD via IZ2GOT SI2E via SM2EKA 5Z4/DL2RMC via DL2RMC IY1EY via IK1QBT SK50BP via SM3TLG AD8J/HR9 via AD8J J6/NX8G via NX8G SN0KK via SP6FRF CR6ADF via (CT-B) KH2/JH7BVH via JH7BVH SN2016RHS via SP3PGR DC0IPA via DC7NI LZ960SPA via LZ1KCP SX25LSV via SZ8LSV (d) DL40IPARC via DJ7PX M4J via G0DVJ SX8HOMER via SV8GXQ (d) EA8/DF9AE via DF9AE OE3XMA via OE1DIA T30JY via JA1JQY G8X via G4FJK OK/IK5YOJ via IK5YOJ TC10NOV via YM2KY HA43ZN via HA1ZN OK4RQ via OK1DRQ TK2A via F5HNQ HF1D via SP1JPQ ON1418GWC via ON4HRT (*) TM0W via F2CT HF60SN via SP2ZCI OP16N via ON4CRD V63AKB48 via JI1MDM HF98IAB via SQ9IAB PA30EUDXF via PA1AW V63JA via DF8AN HG30EUDXF via HA0HW (O) PI30EUDXF via PA1AW VK5MAV via RN3RQ or (d) HG7T via HA7TM PJ2/DL8OBQ via DL8OBQ VP2V/K6TOP via NR6M (d/L) HS70A via HS6MYW PJ2/PA3EYC via PA3EYC XL3A via VE3AT II5AF via HB9CQL PJ4/N5JR via N5JR YP700CJ via YO5KIP (d) II5ALL via IW5EIJ PJ4/NT5V via NT5V & (L) IQ8CZ via IK8WJP PJ4L via ON3CQ (e) eQSL only (d) direct only (B) Bureau only (*-B) DX's- Bureau (O) OQRS only (C) ClubLog only (L) LoTW only (*) YOUR QSL IS NOT REQUIRED QSLS RECEIVED VIA LoTW: 7P8BA, DH8WE, E51Q, ER1PB, EU1KY, HH2/VA3MPG, HL5FAM, T88XH, VP6J, ZL3PAH and ZL7G QSLS RECEIVED VIA MAIL: 3DA0NJ, 7P8BA, 8T2BH, A5A, CY9C, D66D, FT4JA, K1W (NA-217), LU8DPM, PJ6Y, R70ASIA (AS-070), S79V, S9BT, S9WL, TA2LG, VC2Q, VU2TS and XW1IC QSLS RECEIVED VIA THE BUREAU: 9V1XX, D3AA, EY8/UA4WHX, R7LP/6, R7AL/P, R8FF, R9FM, R0FAB, R11BIA, R14CWC, R45AWE/P, R90IARU, R300ML, R1989A, R2014FA, R2015RY, RC8SC, RG3B, RG5A, RI1PA, RI0FM, RJ1A/1, RJ3AA, RM3DA, RM4F, RN0CD, RO80KEDR, RP68S, RP70BF, RT6A/5, RT73AS, RW44FF, UA0T, UK/UA4WHX, V63CO (OC-012), XE2AA, XE3D and ZA/UA4WHX SILENT KEY. It is sad to report that Ivan, F3AT, became a Silent Key (SK) during the morning of November 8th. He was 102 years old and a ham since 1931. OPDX and its readers would like to send out our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of F3AT. For more details about F3AT, see: http://lesnouvellesdx.fr/histoires/unehistoire.php?page=f3at TF, ICELAND. Siggi, TF3CW, will be active as TF2CW in the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th) as Single-Op/Single-Band (20m) entry. QSL via LX1NO direct only. No QSL via Bureau. TL, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (Reminder). Ken, LA7GIA, is now active as TL8AO from Bangui until November 22nd. Activity will be on 80-15 meters (possibly 10m as well, no 160m) using mainly CW (SSB on 20/15m). He states on his Web page the following: * TL8AO is primarily a Single-Op DXpedition. * The QSO target is 15,000 Qs -- in 10 full days * His goal is to generate as many donations as possible where 100% of donations received will be given to the DWOB (Doctors With- Out Borders). * First ALL donations are voluntary - there is no expectation that you donate. See his Web for more details. * He likes to keep the DXpedition and the Humanitarian fund-raising as two separate issues. He tries to generate donations to the humanitarian fund-raising only. BUT, he still encourages the DXers to work him on as many band slots and modes as possible. The complete log will be uploaded to LoTW the same day he returns from TL. The log will also be on ClubLog. OQRS to be activated, and QSL Manager is Charles, M0OXO. Look for more details/updates on his Web page at: http://www.la7gia.com TL, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (Update). Members of the Italian DXPedition Team will be active as TL8TT (not TL8T) from Central African Republic in February 2017. Operators mentioned are Alfeo/I1HJT, Silvano/I2YSB, Vinicio/ IK2CIO, Angelo/IK2CKR, Marcello/IK2DIA, Stefano/IK2HKT and Mac/JA3USA. The pilot stations are Art/IK7JWY (HF) and Sergio/IK0FTA (6m). Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via I2YSB, direct or the OQRS on their Web page at . A TL8TT needs/wants survey is available on the Web page also. Logs will be posted on LoTW about 6 months after the conclusion of the DXpedition. For News and Forum, see: http://www.hamradioweb.net TO1, FRENCH GUYANA. Herve, F5HRY, will be active as TO1A during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (10m or 15m)/ Low-Power entry [and remote]. QSL via LoTW. V7, MARSHALL ISLANDS. Neil, WD8CRT, is once again returning to Kwajalein Atoll (OC-028), to be active as V73NS later in the month to get ready for the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th). No specific dates were provided, but he states that he will try to operate on 80m and 160m as much as possible throughout December. QSL via W3HNK or LoTW. No direct QSL. Direct QSL will not be forwarded or returned. eQSL NOT ACCEPTED. Visit his Web page at: http://www.qsl.net/v73ns XW, LAOS. Bruce, 3W3B (HS0ZCY/XU7ADF/XW1B/AA4XR), who lives in Da Nang, will once again be active as XW4XR from Vientiane between November 19-30th. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using CW, RTTY and JT65. QSL via E21EIC and LoTW. XZ, MYANMAR. The following press release was sent out by Jay/JA1TRC and the FGC Radio Team on November 8th [edited]: Zorro, JH1AJT, will be active from Myanmar (XZ) with Champ/E21EIC, Franz/DJ9ZB and Madison/W5MJ, between November 15-22nd, 2016. His main purpose of this trip is to support Olympic and Paralympic Committee in Myanmar. Activity will be on 80-10m bands CW, SSB and RTTY, by two stations, using a tri-band beam for 20/15/10m and another beam for 30/17/12m bands. Wire verticals will be used for other bands. Callsign will be announced as soon as we know. QSL to JH1AJT; PO Box 8, Oiso, Naka-gun, KANAGAWA 259-0111, Japan. OQRS will be available at ClubLog after his return to Japan.
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