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OPDX Bulletin 1304 February 13, 2017

OPDX Bulletin 1304 February 13, 2017
The Ohio/Penn Dx PacketCluster
DX Bulletin No. 1304
BID: $OPDX.1304
February 13, 2017
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, NJ1Q & W1AW, W2GD, NG3K & ADXO, W3UR & The Daily DX, N4AA & QRZ DX, WB6RSE, K8GI, K8YSE, W8GEX & 60m DX News, NE9U, W9ILY, CO2AME, DL1SBF, DL7UXG & The DX News Letter, DxCoffee.com, DXNews.com, DX-World.Net, ES1CW, F6AJA & Les Nouvelles DX, G0GDA, I1JQJ/IK1ADH & 425 DX News, I2MQP & DX Italia News, JA1XGI, OZ6OM & 50 MHz DX News, RSGB IOTA Web Site, Sixitalia Weekly, VA3RJ & ICPO, 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, 5th/February, through Sunday, 12th/February there were 214 countries active. Countries available: 3A, 3B8, 3B9, 3D2, 3V, 3W, 3X, 4J, 4L, 4O, 4S, 4U1I, 4X, 5A, 5B, 5H, 5R, 5T, 5W, 5Z, 6Y, 7Q, 7X, 8P, 9A, 9G, 9H, 9J, 9K, 9M2, 9M6, 9Q, 9V, 9Y, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A9, AP, BV, BY, C3, C5, C6, CE, CE0Y, CE9, CM, CN, CP, CT, CT3, CU, CX, D2, DL, DU, E5/n, E5/s, E7, EA, EA6, EA8, EA9, EI, EK, EP, ER, ES, EU, EX, EY, F, FG, FK, FM, FO, FP, FR, FS, FY, G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GU, GW, H4, HA, HB, HB0, HC, HH, HI, HK, HK0/a, HL, HP, HR, HS, HV, HZ, I, IS, J2, J3, J6, J7, JA, JD/m, JD/o, JT, JW, JY, K, KG4, 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, PY0F, PZ, S0, S2, S5, S7, SM, SP, SU, SV, SV5, SV9, T7, T8, TA, TF, TG, TI, TK, TL, TR, TT, TU, TY, TZ, UA, UA2, UA9, UK, UN, UR, V2, V3, V5, V7, V8, VE, VK, VP8/h, VP9, VQ9, VR, VU, XE, XX9, YA, YB, YI, YL, YN, YO, YS, YU, YV, Z3, ZA, ZB, ZC4, ZD7, ZD8, ZF, ZL, ZP, ZS, ZS8
PLEASE NOTE: The report "could" contain "Pirate/SLIM" operations or more likely a "BUSTED CALLSIGN". As always, you never know - "Work First Worry Later".
3B7, ST. BRANDON. A few sources are reporting that Seb, F5UFX, Team Leader
of FT4TA (Tromelin) and FT4JA (Juan de Nova), is stating that their new
project is to be active from Saint Brandon Island in October 2017 for a
two week operation. Look for more details to be forthcoming.

3V, TUNISIA. SWL Ashraf "Ash", 3V4-002 (KF5EYY), will once again be active
as 3V8SS from the "Radio Club Station of Tunisian Scouts" in Sousse, during
the ARRL International DX CW Contest (February 18-19th) as a Single-Op/All-
Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via LoTW or to LX1NO. Read about Ashraf on the
following Web page at:              http://www.kf5eyy.info

3XY, GUINEA (IOTA Op). Operators Alain/F5OZC and Sebastien/F8DQZ are now
active as 3XY3D from Kassa Island in the Los Islands Group (Iles de Los)
[AF-051] until February 26th. Activity will be on 40-10 meters using
mainly CW with some SSB. QSL via F5OZC.

5X, UGANDA. Eric, SM1TDE, will once again be active as 5X8EW from Entebbe
between February 23-26th, after his Rwanda trip (see 9X2CW below). Activity
will be on 40-10 meters using CW. QSL via his home callsign.

5U, NIGER (Update). Members of the Tifariti Gang/DX Friends will be active
as 5U5R in a multi-national DXpedition between March 9-21st. Operators
mentioned are Toni/EA5RM (Team Leader), Alberto/EA1SA, Roberto/EA2RY,
Javier/EA5KM, Manuel/EA7AJR, Jose-Ramón/EA7KW, Bernard/F9IE, Faber/HK6F,
Simone/IK5RUN, Fabrizio/IN3ZNR and David/K3LP. Pilot stations are Tony/
F8ATS (Chief Pilot) and Rick/W6ENZ (NA Pilot). Activity will be on 160-10
meters including 30/17/12m using on CW, SSB and RTTY, with at least 4
stations on the air at the same time. Suggested frequencies are:
 CW   - 1824, 3524, 5360, 7004, 10104, 14024, 18074, 21024, 24894 and 28024
 SSB  - 1845, 3780, 5360, 7065/7160, 14195, 18145, 21295, 24945 and  28495
 RTTY - 10140, 14080, 18100 and 21080 kHz
   PLEASE NOTE: 6 meters is not allowed in Niger for Amateur Radio...
  QSL via EA5RM or the OQRS on their Web page (after the DXpedition goes
QRT). QSLs for donors -- If you have donated 25 euros, 30 USDs or more,
send your QSO data by E-mail to their QSL Manager  and
include your address, they will send your 5U5R QSL direct. For more
details and updates, see:  http://www.dxfriends.com/5u5r/index.php

6E, MEXICO. A group of Ham Radio operators from Southern Mexico will be
operating from some Mayan archaeological sites from the Mexican States
of Yucatan, Campeche, Tabasco, Chiapas and Quintana Roo, using the special
callsign 6E3MAYA between March 18-21st. Activity is to commemorate the
Spring Equinox which is so important for the Mayan culture. Activity will
be on 80-6 meters on CW, SSB, the satellites and the Digital modes. QSL
via XE3N.

6Y, JAMAICA (Reminder). Yuri, VE3DZ, is once again active as 6Y2T from
Jamaica (NA-097) between February 14-21st. Activity will include the ARRL
International DX CW Contest (February 18-19th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/
High-Power entry. Operations outside of the contest will be on 160-10
meters, including the 30/17/12 meter bands and using CW, SSB and RTTY.
QSL via VE3DZ.

8P, BARBADOS. Tom, W2SC, will once again be active as 8P5A during the
ARRL International DX CW Contest (February 18-19th) as Single-Op/All-
Band/High-Power entry. QSL via LoTW or direct to NN1N.

8P, BARBADOS (Update). Bob, G3PJT, will be reactivating his old Barbados
callsign, 8P9IF, between March 7-13th. Activity will be holiday style
on various HF bands especially the 30/17/12 meter bands using mostly CW.
Look for him to be in 80th 2017 BERU (British Commonwealth) Contest
(March 11-12th) from a site on the east coast of the island. QSL via
his home callsign or ClubLog's OQRS.

9X, RWANDA. Eric, SM1TDE, will be active as 9X2CW from Rwanda between
February 17-22nd. Activity will be on 40-10 meters using CW only. QSL
via his home callsign. Look for logs to be posted on ClubLog and possibly
later on LoTW.

A2, BOTSWANA (Update). A UK Team will be active as A25UK from Botswana
between April 25th and May 6th. Activity will be on 160-6 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. Some of the operators named are Nobby/G0VJG,
Nick/G4FAL, Giles/M0TGV, Tony/G4LDL and Edd/GM0WED. QSL via M0OXO or
via ClubLog's OQRS. Look for more details to be forthcoming. Also, visit
their new Web page at:           http://www.a25uk.com

C6, BAHAMAS (Reminder). Operators Tim/N4UM (C6ARU), Mike/K4RUM (C6AUM)
and Bob/N4BP (C6AKQ) are once again active from Abaco Island (NA-080)
until February 21st. Activity will be on 160-6 meters using mainly CW
with some RTTY and other Digital modes (possibly SSB). Each operator
will be in the ARRL International DX CW Contest as Single-Band entry.
C6AKQ will be on 80 meters, C6AUM will be on 40 meters and C6ARU will
be on 20 meters. QSL C6ARU via N4UM direct. QSL C6AUM via K4RUM direct.
QSL C6AKQ via N4BP direct.

DAYTON NEWS (Contest University Dayton 2017 - classes posted). Tim, K3LR,
reports [edited]: The CTU 2017 Dayton Class Outline has been posted here:
                       http://contestuniversity.com
               Look for the "DOWNLOAD COURSE OUTLINE PDF"
  Here are the 2017 Dayton CTU Professors:
    Frank Donovan, W3LPL        Tim Jellison, W3YQ
    Ed Muns, W0YK               Greg Ordy, W8WWV
    Rob Sherwood, NC0B          H. Ward Silver, N0AX
    Joel Harrison, W5ZN         Dr. Tamitha Skov
    Tim Duffy, K3LR             Dr. Bob Mc Gwier Jr., N4HY
    Bob Wilson, N6TV            Dan Zeitlin, K2YWE

  We are pleased to welcome our returning professors and three new pro-
fessors. New for CTU 2017 are Dr. Tamitha Skov, Dr. Bob Mc Gwier, N4HY,
and Dan Zeitlin, K2YWE. All classes will be presenting all new material
for CTU 2017.
  K2YWE and N4HY are very active hams. Although Dr. Skov is not a ham,
she has been helping hams understand the ionosphere for many years on
Ham Nation. You can learn more about Tamitha here:
                    http://www.spaceweatherwoman.com
  73, Tim K3LR - CTU Chairman

EA8, CANARY ISLANDS. Manolo, EA8DO, will be active from La Palma Island
(IOTA AF-004, DIE S-012, WLOTA 1276, EAA TF) during the ARRL International
DX SSB Contest (March 4-5th). QSL via LoTW.

ED8, CANARY ISLANDS. Javier, EA1FDI, will be active as ED8W from La
Palma Island (AF-004) during the ARRL International DX SSB Contest
(March 4-5th). QSL via LoTW.

FY, FRENCH GUIANA. Gerard, F6CKD, is again and now active as FY/F6CKD
from French Guiana until March 28th. Activity is on 40-15 meters using
SSB. QSL via his home callsign.

IOTA NEWS..............
  EU-124.  (Update) Members of the Virtual Amateur Radio Club (VARC) of
           Kent, U.K., will be active as MC0VRC from the Island of Ynys
           Gybi (Holy Island) between April 30th and May 6th. Operators
           mentioned are Mark/G0GQT (not G0GDA), Keith/M0KJA and Nigel/
           G0GDA. Activity will be on 80-10 meters (depending on pro-
           pagation) using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. They will be
           taking a FT3k, FT450, 2x FT991's and 3 linears to run the
           U.K. limit of 400w. Antennas will be a couple of tribanders,
           a 40m dipole, 80m dipole, 2 vertical dioples, 20m sloper and
           a 2m beam for the 2m UKAC contest on Tuesday night from IO73ph.
           QSL via eQSL.

  NA-090.  Martin, LU9EFO, will be active as XE3/LU9EFO from Cozumel
           Island between March 10-20th. Activity will be on various
           HF bands on SSB. QSL via F4BHW direct or by the Bureau to
           LU9EFO. ** UPDATE ** Martin announced on February 11th: "The
           DXpedition to IOTA NA090 is suspended until further notice."

  OC-233.  Craig, VK5CE, will be active as VK5CE/7 from Bruny Island
           between April 22-23rd. Activity will be mostly on 40/20 meters
           using SSB, with possibly some 17/15m. There will be some 30m
           PSK63. An activity schedule is posted on his Web page at:
                            https://oc233.wordpress.com
           QSL via his home callsign, direct (see QRZ.com), by the Bureau
           (VERY SLOW) or ClubLog's OQRS.

  OC-235.  Jacek, SP5APW, will be active as DU9/SP5APW from Siargao
           Island between May 9-16th. Activity will be on various bands.
           QSL via his home callsign.

  SA-028.  Operators Martin/LU9EFO, Fabio/PU2KBD and Ricardson/PU7TDX
           will be active as PY2/LU9EFO, PU2KBD/P and PU7TDX/P, respec-
           tively from Sao Sebastiao Island between March 24-26th. Activity
           will be on various HF bands using SSB. QSL via F4BHW direct
           and LU9EFO via the Bureau.

  SA-061.  (Update) Members of the LU8YE Radio Club de los Andes and
           North Patagonia DX Group Members (NPDXG) will be active on
           an IOTA DXpedition as XR5M from Mocha Island between March
           8-13th. Activity will be on the HF bands and 6 meters using
           CW and SSB. QSL via IK2DUW. Operators mentioned are Claudio/
           LU7DW, Marcos/CE6VMO, Richard/LU1YW, Martín/LU3VMS, Rafa/LU7VCH,
           Sergio/LU7YS and Alex/LU8VCC. For more details and updates,
           see:             https://xr5m.blogspot.com.ar
           Also on Twitter: https://twitter.com/xr5m_2017

KC4, ANTARCTICA (Correct to OPDX.1303). Station KC4AAA from the the U.S.
Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station (AN-016) was heard on 40 meters (7134
kHz) around 0650z on January 29th. QSL Manager K1IED (not K1ED) reports,
"for the recent activity Dec. 2016--Jan. 2017, the logs will not get to 
me until the end of JAN. I will be away all of Feb. Cards will be mailed
out in March. KC4AAA is now or will be on LoTW - LOGS FROM 2013 until
present.

KH2, GUAM. Antonio, EA5BY, will be active as KH2BY from Island of Guam
(OC-026) between March 29th and April 10th. Activity will be on 80-6
meters (60m included). Antonio states, "I will make an effort to operate
on the bands/modes where Guam/KH2 is most needed. If in need, E-mail to
ea5by at yahoo dot com for a sked." QSL only via EA5BY (see QRZ.com),
direct, by the Bureau, ClubLog's OQRS or LoTW.

LU4/Z, SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS (Update). Juan, LU4CJM/LU1ZI, continues to
be active as LU4CJM/Z from Gurruchaga Camp (WAP ARG-28) which is located
at Harmony Cove, Nelson Island, until February 22nd. Activity has been on
mostly 40 meters CW, but some QRNs on 80m. He seems to show up starting
after 0000z and as late as 0500z (Check the cluster spots). QSL via LU4AA,
by the Bureau or direct. Read more about Gurruchaga at the WAP Web site:
    http://www.waponline.it/NewsInformation/tabid/225/Default.aspx

MD, ISLE OF MAN. Gordon, MM0GOR, will once again be active as MD1E from
the Isle of Man (EU-116), this time during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July
29-30th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/SSB-Mode/High-Power/DXpedition entry.
QSL via M0OXO's OQRS.

MD, ISLE OF MAN. Mark, M0UTD, will once again be active as MD1U from
the Isle of Man (EU-116), this time during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July
29-30th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/SSB-Mode/High-Power/DXpedition entry.
QSL via M0OXO's OQRS.

P4, ARUBA (Update). Operators Dan/K1TO, Ron/KK9K, Scott/NE9U and Mike/W9RE
will be active as P4/homecall from Aruba between February 9-23rd. The
group plans to be active during the ARRL International DX CW Contest
(February 18-19th) as a Multi-2 entry using a special P40RF. QSL via LoTW.

P4, ARUBA. John, W2GD, will be active as P40W from Aruba (SA-036) during
the ARRL DX CW Contest (February 18-19th) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry.
He will be there between February 12-20th. Operations outside of the
contest are usually on 160/80m and 30/17/12 meters as time permits.
Watch 160m on the hour and 80m on the half hour. QSL via LoTW or direct
to N2MM, Bureau cards are no longer accepted. Logs will be loaded on
LoTW upon his return to the USA.

P4, ARUBA. Operators Zoli/HA1AG, John/W6LD and Ed/W0YK will be active as
P40L from the Pos Chiquito contest station on Aruba during the ARRL Inter-
national DX CW Contest (February 18-19th) as a Multi-Single entry. QSL
via WA3FRP. The P40L log will be uploaded to ClubLog and LoTW. For more
details about the P40L station, see:    http://www.arubaqth.com

PJ2, CURACAO. Gerhard, OE3GEA, will be active as PJ2/OE3GEA from Curacao
(SA-099) between February 18th and March 1st. Activity will be on 40-10
meters using CW only. QSL via his home callsign.

PJ7, ST. MAARTEN. Doug, WD8Z, will be active as PJ7/WD8Z from Sint Maarten
(NA-005) between February 13-23rd. Activity will be on 40-10 meters during
most mornings (local time) on SSB using a K3-100 into a Buddipole and
dipoles. QSL via his home callsign.

PROPAGATION FORECAST/REPORT (February 13-19th).......
 Feb/13th AN      Feb/16th  HN     Feb/18th  AN
 Feb/14th HN      Feb/17th  HN     Feb/19th  AN
 Feb/15th 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       100-400

  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
  NEW!!! A daily HF radio wave propagation forecast can be found at:
             https://www.facebook.com/thomasfranklingiellaw4hm
      Also on Twitter: https://twitter.com/@GiellaW4hm

QSL INFO AND NEWS...................
  QSL-INFO from DB0SDX by Lothar, DL1SBF.. (February 12th) 
  -------------------------------------------------------------------------
  3A/DF8DX via DF8DX     HB0/DJ1AA/M via DJ1AA      P3X via UT5UDX
  3A/IZ2FOS via IZ2FOS   HF0SEA/MM via SP1G         P40LE via K2LE
  3XY3D via F5OZC        HG17EYOF via HG1S (d)      PA160HZ via PA5V
  5C28UA via EA7FTR      HR5/F2JD via F6AJA         PA17CC via PA7HPH
  9H3WHX via UA4WHX      IR9RW via IT9TQH           PE65TER via PC7T
  AO8WRD via EA3RKF (d)  KH6/G4KHG/M via G4KHG (e)  PG400TH via PA3ETC
  C6AKQ via N4BP (d)     KH6/VE7AHA via VE7AHA (d)  PH17ANT via PA0RDY
  CE0Y/DF8AN via DF8AN   LZ235SIR via LZ1KCP        R1989A via UA4AJD
  CF7DP via VA7DP (L/e)  LZ45YE via LZ1YE           R80RTL via UA3RF
  EA8/DJ2ZJ via DJ2ZJ    LZ4T via LZ4TL             RM94AE via RQ7L
  EG4UUD via EA4URA      MX0YHC via 2E0SDV (d/O/L)  S51ZZ via S54G (B)
  EG8WRD via EA8URA      OE17WCB via OE7AJT         SK2T via SK2AT
  EH5EAR via EA5AG       OF2IPA via OH4MDY          TO7D via F6ITD & (L)
  HA9HAF9A via HA5CBM    OR5T via ON4ALY            VE1RSM via VE1RSM (B/L/e)
   (e) eQSL only  (d) direct only   (B) Bureau only  (*-B) DX's- Bureau
   (O) OQRS only  (C) ClubLog only  (L) LoTW only    (*) No QSL Needed

  QSLS RECEIVED VIA LoTW: 5R1IC, 9ACW, BG3UPA, BH7PFH, C37NL, E51DWC,
  EF6T, EY8MM, HZ1HZ, JA2FGL, LX7I, V84SMD, VE1RSM, VK5CE/3 (OC-196),
  ZC4A and ZC4ZM

  QSLS RECEIVED VIA MAIL: H40GC, J3/VE7ACN, JH1MAO/JD1, SV2ASP/A, T31T,
  TJ3SN, VP5/VE7ACN, XU7MDC and ZC4DB

  QSLS RECEIVED VIA THE BUREAU: 4X/R1CC, 8P5A, 9H3YY, A6/DL9WVM, AL7GA,
  BA7IO, CN2YM, CT9/DF4IAO, DL800ZEH, E51MQT, EA8/DJ9RB, FM/DD5ZZ, FS/K9EL,
  FS/K9NU, HB0/DL2JRM, HK1NA, HZ0ZAR, J39A, J8/K8EAB, W1AW/KG4, KH2/N2NL,
  KL7QK, KK7JS/KL7, KP2L, KP4FBM, LX1GG, LX1NJ, LX1RFJ, MU0GSY, OH0/DL2JRM,
  ON4PTC, ON1418KNH, PJ2/KY7M, PJ2/W5BOS, PJ7PL, SV5/DL3DRN, TA1AGA, TO1E,
  V6Z, VK9WA, VP2MSC, VP2MWA, VP9ID, VP9/N1SV, VP9/K2HVN, W100AW, ZA/DL2JRM,
  ZD8AA and ZL/DJ7TO

RI1, SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Alexander, UA1OJL, will be active as RI1ANO
from the Bellinghausen Base Station (WAP RUS-01) on King George Island
(AN-010) between April 2017 and April 2018. Activity will be on various
HF bands using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via RN1ON, ClubLog's
OQRS or LoTW.

T42, CUBA. Members of the Havana Contest Group (T42A) will be activating
a special station from the University of Computer Sciences (UCI) in Cuba
on February 24th, 25th and 26th. They will have four stations on the air
on various HF bands and modes. Operators mentioned are CO2XK, CO2WL,
CO2AME, CO2KL, CO2JD, CM5DOR, CM2YV, CO3VK, CM3EFM, CL2ADA, CO5MK, CO5LB,
CM2MM and CO2PTE. QSL via RW6HS.

TO1, FRENCH GUYANA. Herve, F5HRY, will once again be active as TO1A during
the ARRL International DX CW Contest (February 18-19th) as a Single-Op/
Single-Band (15m) entry. QSL via his home callsign or LoTW.

V2, ANTIGUA. Operators Babs/DL7AFS and Lot/DJ7ZG are once again active
as V21ZG from Antigua (NA-100) between February 28th and March 26th.
Activity will be holiday style on 80-6 meters including 60m, using mainly
SSB, RTTY, PSK and SSTV. QSL via DL7AFS direct, ClubLog's OQRS or LoTW.
Watch their Web page for updates at:   http://www.qsl.net/dl7afs

V4, ST. KITTS AND NEVIS. Felipe, NP4Z, will be active as V43Z during the
ARRL International DX CW Contest (February 18-19th) as a Single-Op/All-
Band entry. QSL via .

V7, MARSHALL ISLANDS (Cancelled). Haru, JA1XGI, informs OPDX that he had
to cancel his V73XG operation from Majuro Island (OC-029) which was going
to take place between April 5-13th. Activity will be rescheduled in May
sometime.

VP5, TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS. Members of the Minnesota Wireless Association
(MWA) will be active as VP5K from Jody's, VP5JM QTH on Providenciales Island
(NA-002), during the ARRL International DX CW Contest (February 18-19th) as
a Multi-Single/High-Power operation. Operations mentioned are Pat/K0PC and
Bill/AC0W, and they will be active as VP5/K0PC and VP5/AC0W outside of the
contest between February 15-22nd. QSL VP5/K0PC and VP5K via K0PC, ClubLog's
OQRS or LoTW. QSL VP5/AC0W via AC0W, ClubLog's OQRS or LoTW.

VP9, BERMUDA. Only a few more days to work Craig, VE3OP, as VE3OP/VP9
from Bermuda (NA-005). He will be active until February 15th. Activity
will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB, PSK and JT65. QSL via his home
callsign, direct or LoTW.

WP2, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS. John, KK9A, will once again be active as WP2AA
from the USVI Contest Club Gallows Bay Station on St. Croix (NA-106)
during the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (March 4-5th) as a Single-
Op/All-Band entry. He will be on the island between February 27th and
March 6th. Activity outside of the contest will be on 160-10 meters
using CW and SSB. QSL via WD9DZV.

WP3, PUERTO RICO. Don, K4ZA, will be active as WP3R (from Angel station
in Arecibo) during the ARRL International DX CW Contest (February 18-19th).
QSL via W3HNK.

WP3, PUERTO RICO (On again!!). Operators Al/WP3C and Hector/NP4R will be
active as WP3C during the ARRL International DX CW Contest (February
18-19th) as a Multi-Single entry. QSL via W3HNK. Visit the WP3C station
Web page at:               http://wp3c73.wixsite.com/wp3c

ZF, CAYMAN ISLANDS. Dan, N6MJ, will once again be active as ZF2MJ from
ZF1A QTH on Grand Cayman Islands (NA-016) during the ARRL International
DX CW Contest (February 18-19th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry.
Look for activity outside of the contest on 160-10 meters including
30/17/12 meters. QSL via N6MJ.

ZF, CAYMAN ISLANDS. Scott/KA9P and Ron/W9XS will be active as ZF2SC and
ZF2FB, respectively, from the Cayman Islands between February 22-28th.
Activity will be on 40/30/20/17/15 meters and the satellites. Operations
will typically be CW, with a KX1 or KX3, and Buddipole beams or verticals.
QSL via their home callsigns or LoTW.

ZF, CAYMAN ISLANDS. Royce, KE5TC, will be active as ZF2TC from Grand
Cayman Island (NA-016) between March 20-27th. Activity will be holiday
style on various HF bands using SSB and slow CW. QSL via his home call-
sign.
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