DX Bulletin No. 1317
June 5, 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, NG3K & ADXO, W3UR & The Daily DX, K4SV, N4AA & QRZ DX, WB6RSE, K8GI, K8YSE, W8GEX & 60m DX News, W9ILY, DL1SBF, DL7UXG & The DX News Letter, DxCoffee.com, DXNews.com, DX-World.Net, EA5RM, F6AJA & Les Nouvelles DX, I1JQJ/IK1ADH & 425 DX News, I2MQP & DX Italia News, OZ6OM & 50 MHz DX News, RSGB IOTA Web Site, Sixitalia Weekly, VA3RJ & ICPO, VHF-DX-Portal (MMMonVHF), YF1AR and YO3JW for the following DX information.
DXCC COUNTRY/ENTITY REPORT
According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 28th/May, through Sunday, 4th/June there were 213 countries active. Countries available: 3A, 3B8, 3B9, 3DA, 3V, 3W, 4J, 4L, 4O, 4S, 4U1I, 4X, 5B, 5R, 5T, 5V, 5W, 5X, 5Z, 6Y, 7X, 8P, 8R, 9A, 9G, 9H, 9J, 9K, 9M2, 9M6, 9N, 9Q, 9V, 9Y, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A9, AP, BV, BY, C3, C6, CE, CE0Y, CE9, CM, CN, CP, CT, CT3, CU, CX, CY0, D2, D4, DL, DU, E3, E4, E5/n, E5/s, E7, EA, EA6, EA8, EA9, EI, EK, EP, ER, ES, ET, EU, EX, EY, F, FG, FK, FM, FO, FP, FR, FS, FY, G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GU, GW, HA, HB, HB0, HC, HH, HI, HK, HL, HP, HR, HS, HV, HZ, I, IS, J5, J6, J7, JA, JD/o, JT, JW, JY, K, KG4, KH0, KH2, KH6, KL, KP2, KP4, LA, LU, LX, LY, LZ, OA, OD, OE, OH, OH0, OJ0, OK, OM, ON, OX, OY, OZ, P2, P4, PA, PJ2, PJ5, PJ7, PY, PZ, S0, S5, SM, SP, SU, SV, SV5, SV9, T2, T7, T8, TA, TF, TG, TI, TK, TL, TN, TR, TU, TY, TZ, UA, UA2, UA9, UK, UN, UR, V3, V5, V7, V8, VE, VK, VP2E, VP2M, VP2V, VP5, VP6, VP8, VP8/h, VP9, VR, VU, XE, YA, YB, YI, YL, YN, YO, YU, YV, Z2, Z3, ZA, ZB, ZD7, 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 (Update). A team of French operators will be active from Saint Brandon Islands (AF-015) for two weeks sometime between March and April 2018. Operators mentioned are Pat/F2DX, Vincent/F4BKV, Gil/F4FET, Diégo/F4HAU, Flo/F5CWU, Pascal/F5PTM, Seb/F5UFX and Michel/F6AGM/FM5CD). Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY, with seven stations (one for 6m) on the air. Look for more details to be forthcoming, and watch their Web page at: http://www.saintbrandondx.com Read their complete Press Release #1 at: http://www.saintbrandondx.com/en/press-release-2 3Y0Z BOUVET NEWS. Have you been keeping up on the 3Y0Z updates? Have you or your DX club/association donated to this very expensive DXpedition? There were 10 Bouvet DXpedition team members who attended the Day-Xenia HamVention. View details and photos at: http://www.bouvetdx.org/news-and-updates More details, photos and updates can be found on the following URLs. The main Bouvet Island DXpedition Web page is at: http://www.bouvetdx.org The Bouvet Island DXpedition is also on FaceBook at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/639362206232014 You can also follow them on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/Bouvet_3Y0Z 4L, GEORGIA. David, AD0PY/DL7ZM, will once again be active as 4L/DL7ZM from Georgia between July 13-20th. Activity will be mainly 6 meters. His location will be on a 3300m mountain top and his WW Locator will be LN11. QSL via his home callsign (USA address). 5W, SAMOA. Al, K7AR, will be active as 5W0RA from the Vaiala Beach Cottages, Apia, Samoa (OC-097) between September 19-28th. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. He plans to be in the CQWW DX RTTY Contest (September 23-24th). QSL via his home callsign, ClubLog or LoTW. DAY-XENIA HAMVENTION 2017 (DX Engineering). On May 30th, Tim Duffy, K3LR, interviews Michael Kalter, W8CI, from DARA at DX Engineering in Tallmadge, Ohio about Hamvention® 2017 held at the Greene County Fairgrounds. What went well, what needs to be changed/improved for 2018. See the video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5eHFv3Q-Y0 DEEPEST SYMPATHY. OPDX and its readers are sad to hear that Bernie's, W3UR, Editor of The Daily, mother (Claudia) passed away on June 2nd. A memorial service will be held later this month in Bethany Beach. On Monday (June 5th), Bernie will resume publishing both The Daily DX and The Weekly DX. Your subscription will be updated, taking into account the last several weeks. DXCC (NEEDS) ON THE BIRDS. Our OPDX Webmaster, John, K8YSE, is getting close to DXCC on the current Low Earth Orbit Satellites. His want list includes 3A, 3C, CN, CP, EA9, HB0, HC8, HK0, JW, JX, OH0, P4,U A2,V44, P2E and ZB2, plus DXpedition entities like 5T, 6W, C5, OJ0, TI9 and XF4. If you want to try working him, contact John at his QRZ.com address. And if you are planning a DXpedition to a place that is within 6000km of a population center, please consider adding satellites to your operation. You can receive assistance from John and AMSAT. More info at and amsat.org. FR, REUNION ISLAND (Reminder/Update). Thomas, F4HPX, will be active as FR/F4HPX from various locations on Reunion Island (AF-016) between June 4-16th. He will be operating from his family home, but also from beaches and especially from the mountains because there is a lot of them including an active volcano. Activity will be on 40-15 meters using CW (possibly), SSB, RTTY, PSK31, JT65 and JT9. He will use various wire and portable antennas with 2 rigs: FT-891 from home with 100w and KX2 outside (alone or with small 30W HF amp). QSL via his home callsign, by the Bureau, direct, LoTW, eQSL or ClubLog's OQRS. GREEN PARTY AND WWFF ACTIVITIES: CTFF-0878 -- Look for CS5RPT by the members of the Delegacao da Rede dos Emissores Portugueses on Saturday, June 10th, between 0900- 1800z. QSL via CT1BNW. VKFF-0752 -- Look for Tony to sign as VK3XV/P from Broken-Boosey State Park; 7.144 MHz SSB; between 2000z, Sun, June 11th and 0100z, Monday 12th; Also Moira Shire MO3 YOFF-0023 -- Look for Dan to sign YO6EZ/P between 0900-1100z, on Wed- nesday, June 14th OZFF-0028 -- Members of the EDR Mors-Nordthy Radio Club will be active as OU7M/P between 1800z, Friday, June 16th and 1000z, Saturday, June 17th. This is their yearly summer event with a Flora Fauna activation. For more details, see: http://wff-yo.blogspot.ro/p/blog-page_3.html For a Web page that lists upcoming WWFF stations, see: http://wwff.co/agenda HI9, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Didier, F5PLR, will be active as HI9/F5PLR from Las Terrenas between June 6th and July 4th. Activity will be on 30/20/15 meters using a TS450S and dipole. QSL via his home callsign. IOTA NEWS.............. AF-111P. Operators Jeremy/EI5GM, David/EI9FBB and Col/MM0NDX, in collabor- ation with two Liberian Radio Amateur Association operators Rich- mond/EL2BG and Dickson/EL2DT will be active as 5L3BI (pending) from Baiyah Island, Liberia, between November 1-4th (tentative). Activity will be on various HF bands. QSL via M0OXO or OQRS. Their Web page is at: https://af111new.com Read their complete Press Release #1 at: https://dx-world.net/5l3bi-baiyah-island-af-111p-liberia EU-042. Operators Hans/DD2HZ, Siggi/DL3HBZ, Steve/DJ7AO, Hans/DJ7RK, Dietrich/DK3KH, Andre/DL6HBQ and Holger/DL9HDA will be active as DL0DFF from Hallig Hooge Island between June 22-24th. Activity will be on 80-10 meters (and 2m) using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via DL3HBZ, direct, by the Bureau or ClubLog's OQRS. EU-049. Members of the Radio Amateur Union of North Aegean (SZ8LSV) are now active as J48GEO from the GeoPark on Lesvos Island until June 23rd. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via SZ8LSV, direct or LoTW. EU-049. Tony, PY2DY, will once again be active as SY8APQ from Lesvos Island between July 4th and August 2nd. Activity will be on various HF bands. QSL via his home callsign, by the Bureau or LoTW. (NO eQSL and NO Bureau) EU-052. Oliver, DK7TX, will be active as SV8/DK7TX from Ereikoussa Island between June 10-11th. Activity will be on 40-6 meters. QSL via his home callsign. EU-127. Thomas, DJ6OI, will once again be active as DJ6OI/p from Helgo- land Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 29-30th) as a Single-Op/Island-DXpedition/Assisted/12-Hrs or 24-Hrs entry. QSL via his home callsign. EU-128. Stefan, DF8HS, will be active from Fehmarn Island from two different locations between June 16th and July 1st. QSL via the Bureau. NA-042. Mikhail, VE7ACN, will be active as AL3/VE7ACN from Hinchinbrook Island between August 9-15th. Activity will be on 160-10 meters CW and SSB. QSL via his home callsign or LoTW. NA-085. (Reminder/Update) Bruce, K5TEN, will activate Dog Island using the callsign K4D between June 3-10th. Dog Island, Florida, is an extremely rare IOTA because access is controlled by the 20 or so homeowners on the island. There are no hams on the island, and the only activations have been done by Bruce over the last 4 years. Access is by permission only and permission by one of the homeowners. It is only accessible by private charter or single engine fixed wing aircraft. The airstrip is overgrown so private charter is the only real choice. There are no streets, roads, stop signs, trendy cafes, or beach-front bars. If you need it, you bring it. Activity will be both SSB and CW, on 40-2 meters. Bruce will be checking 10m and 6m often for Sporadic E. Look for him during daylight USA on 15 and 20 meters, nighttime 30 and 40m. He will use 160 watts on 2 meter SSB/CW with a 6 element yagi. Suggested frequencies are: SSB - 7180, 14235, 18115, 21275, 24940 and 28310 kHz CW - 7029, 10110, 14029, 18077, 21029, 24930 and 28010 kHz QSL via K5TEN, SASE REQUIRED for stateside and DX (DX 2 USDs REQUIRED). For more details, watch the discussion on Eham.net at: http://www.eham.net/ehamforum/smf/index.php/topic,113944.0.html NA-137. Harry, W1HMM, will be active from Monhegan Island between June 9-11th. Activity will be QRP on 40 and 20 meters using SSB and the Digital modes. Other bands are possible, depending on the propagation. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau. NA-157. Mikhail, VE7ACN, will be active as NL6/VE7ACN from Kayak Island between August 18-28th. Activity will be on 160-10 meters CW and SSB. QSL via his home callsign or LoTW. OC-267/ (Reminder) Andrey, VK5MAV, who was expected to be active as OC-160. VK9MAV from Marion Reef, Coral Sea Islands, between June 10-16th, has now postponed his operation for another week (June 17-24th) due to boat problems. Watch QRZ.com for updates at: http://www.qrz.com/db/vk9mav Activity will be on various HF bands using an Icom IC -7200 transceiver, VDA and dipole antennas. QSL via VK5MAV, direct, ClubLog's OQRS or via RN3RQ by the Bureau. ADDED NOTE: He is planning (possibly) to be active from Whitsundays Islands (OC-160) on the way to there and back (5-6 hours each time at local night, probably 40m CW only). NOT IN MOUNT ATHOS. Bernie, W3UR, Editor of "The Daily DX", received an E-mail from George, SV1RP, who reports that he was not in Mt. Athos during the CQWW WPX CW Contest as some DX publications/outlets were reporting. Signing SV2/SV1RP/A during the contest, George was transmitting from his alternative shack, which is located in northern Greece and specifically in Giannitsa City. PROPAGATION FORECAST/REPORT (June 5-11th)....... Jun/05th AN Jun/08th AN Jun/10th AN Jun/06th AN Jun/09th AN Jun/11th HN Jun/07th 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 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... (May 28th & June 2nd) ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3V8SS via LX1NO HA7/DJ1AA/M via DJ1AA R15UGRA via UA9JLL 4L1MA via ON4RU HB0/GM4UYE via M0OXO (O) R2017CC via R2017CC (e) 4X/KL7SB via NI5DX HB0/IK3TND via IK3TND R50ZKR via RO3M 5Z4/OZ1AA via OZ1ACB & (L) HB0/ON5UR via ON5UR RM5A via UA3DX 8P5A via NN1N HB9SOTA via HB9DPR (B) RV56GC via RW3VA 9M2/JE1SCJ via JE1SCJ HD2RRC via RZ3FW SC3DX via SM3NRY & (L) 9M8K via JR3WXA HF0DAG via SP2PBM SD7V/5 via DL2VFR A31MM via EA5GL (d/L) HF800RC via SP9KJU SK70BL via SK1BL (B/**) A75GT via N4GNR (d) HG10CC via HA3JB SN16MPS via SP1PMY AD8J/HR9 via AD8J & (L) HG14HST via HA2NA SN50CHBW via SP5ZIP AH2R via JH7QXJ HG2DX via HG2DX (d/L) SO9M via SQ9UM B1Z via EA7FTR HG5D via HA8QZ SP/EU4CK via EU4CK(B); DL7VFM(d) B7Q via BA1DU HS0ZIA via HS0ZIA (L) SV2/SV1RP/A via SV1RP (d) CG9ML via VE9ML IF9A via IT9ATF SV5/DL3DRN via DL3DRN & (L) CT9/R7KW via K2PF (O) IG9/I2ADN via I2ADN SV8/IW0HQU/P via IW0HQU DD3D via DK3WM II3WW via IQ3BM SV8/NP4G via NP3O & (L) DF0WRTC via DJ9MH II5COTA via IZ4SUC SV9/IK2ECC via IK2ECC DL/OK2PDT/P via OK2PDT II9P via IT9CHU (L/d) SW8YA via HA1YA DL0NBR via DL1WH IR2C via IK2FTB SX1T via SV1ENG (O/d) DL40MFR via DF8LD J48GEO via SZ8LSV (d/L) SZ1A via SV1CIB (d) DL60CAS via DL5DCW LA/LY5G via LY5G TA/UT2II via UT2II DL70DSH via DL1VH LZ/KY6AA via KY6AA TK/PH2A via PH2A (L/e) DM6V via DL5AXX LZ121SBS via LZ1KCP TM5T via F5VKT DQ0X via DF7IS LZ395SG via LZ1KCP TM6X via F5VHY DQ200WESER via DK2KL MI/DL3SEM via DL3SEM TM77M via F5MUX DQ2C via DL2CC N6L via AE6YB (d) UE99PS via RX7K DQ6Q via DL5XJ OF8WW via OH8WW UN3M via EA7FTR DU3/F4EBK via F4EBK OG25YL via OH2YL UP0L via DL8KAC E31A via JH1AJT (d) OH0/DL1FDH/P via DL1FDH VB3E via VE3AT EA6/DK5IR via DK5IR OK/DL2DXA/P via DL2DXA VC2W via VA2WA (L/d/O) EA7/PE1DMH via PE1DMH OL3Z via OK1HMP VE2/DJ7JC via DJ7JC(B); DJ5BWD(d) EA8/HB9WDF via HB9WDF OM65X via OM5XX (d) VP2MDG via K2DM (d) ED5O via EA5URS (L/e) ON1418GMA via ON4WLR VP2VGG via W6RWC (L/d) EF2A via EA2OT & (L) OR95RCBE via ON4GDV VP5M via K4QPL (d) EF5T via EA5HT OY/DF3MC/P via DF3MC W3/DK2OY via DK2OY EG8CID via EA8URL & (L) OZ0Q via OZ7IT W4/IT9EQO via IT9EQO EH8DDC via EA8RKL (e) P4/DJ4MZ via DJ4MZ W6H via WT6H (d) EH8FDC via EA8URA & (L) P44X via DO4MX XM1150CAN via VE1RSM (B/L/e) EM500L via UR6LLC PA150LIM via PD0MHZ YO13IPA via YO3AS EW5Z via EU1A (d) PH00GEVEEN via PA4HM Z25DX via KC0W (d) FG/DL2AAZ via DL2AAZ PI40BOZ/P via PD3JAG Z3/DD0VU/P via DD0VU G4R via G4RFR(B); G4POF(d) PJ2/WI9WI via WI9WI Z61KR/P via 9A1R G5O via G8SRS PJ2T via W3HNK & (L) ZA/OG1N via OH2TA HA5/DJ1AA/M via DJ1AA PR2F via PY2NDX ZA/OU2I via OZ1BII (L/e) HA6/DJ1AA/M via DJ1AA R112MS via RQ7L (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 needed MANAGER CHANGE. Antonio, EA5RM, reports, "After several years working with 1A0C QSL cards, Francesco, IZ7KHR, has left his duty as 1A0C QSL Manager. Now I am the new 1A0C QSL Manager. Yesterday (June 2nd), I mailed 95 pending QSL received from Francesco. QSLS RECEIVED VIA LoTW: 3A/PA3FYM, 3A2MW, 5T5TI, 9K2NO, 9N7EI, AD8J/HR9, E31A, EA2KB, EA6AFE, F5PAC, G3LDI, G3OAG, HI3T, HK1MW, HL5FUA, NX7TT (with wrong QTH information), OF9X, PR2W, PR5C, RK3ER, RX1CQ, T88UW, TN5E, TU5MH, TU7C, TX5T, VE3XN, VP6EU, VR2XMT and VU4YC QSLS RECEIVED VIA MAIL: 5H3RK, 6V1IS/P, C6APY, DU1UD/8 (OC-119), E51WL, EX8M, J5B (AF-020), P29CC, SM7DAY/P and XX9TXN QSLS RECEIVED VIA THE BUREAU: 3B8/DJ7RJ, 4S7RTG, 5Z4HW, 8Q7NT, 9H3YY, 9L1A, A65BP, BD9XE, DK65DARC, DR30BUT, DR60SAL, DR1517LU, EK/DL7UCX, EO20RRC, FS/DL9USA, HB0/DK4YJ, HB0/DL2JRM, HS7BHK, JW/DL7DF, LX/DL5YL, LX0RL, OX/DC8TM/P, OX/DL7DF, P43E, T48K, T88IR, T88RY, TA2K/0, TA0/DL7UCX (AS-201), TC2T, V5/DJ9KM, V5/DK1CE, VK5MAV/6 (OC-266), VK9DLX (OC-004), VP2ECC, YB8/DL3KZA (OC-157), YP1WFF/P and ZD8JX TX5, FRENCH POLYNESIA. Jean-Pierre, F6CTF, will be active as TX5JF and TX5JF/MM from French Polynesia and various IOTA islands between June and September. Activity will be on 80-10 meters. Equipment will be an IC7100, HLA 300 V, Multi-Dipole, AH-4 and Vertical. QSL via his home callsign, direct or eQSL. V6, MICRONESIA (Update). Some members of the Nara DX Association of Japan and others will be active as V6J Mokil Atoll (OC-226) between June 24-29th. Operators mentioned are Tosy/JA3FGJ (V63GJ), Hid/JA3KGF (V63GF), Sanny/ JJ3CIG (V63SS), Mami/JP3AYQ (V63YL) and a coordinator Kenny who lives in Pohnpei. They will use their individual V6 callsign when they are on Pohnpei Island (OC-010). Their pilot station is Joe, JJ3PRT, who is the president of Nara DX Association. Activity will be on 40-15 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and JT65. QSL Manager is JP3AYQ. OQRS 3 USDs (recom- mended), SASE 2 USDs with SAE and No Bureau. For more details, see QRZ.com. VK9M, MELLISH REEF (Update). A team of 9 operators, led by Rob, N7QT, will be active as VK9MA from Mellish Reef (OC-072) between November 3-16th. Mellish Reef is currently #29 on the "Most Wanted" on ClubLog. The team will be active from Heralds-Beacon Islet, the only permanent land on the reef. Activity will be on all bands 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. Operators mentioned are Rob/N7QT (Team Leader), Hawk/SM5AQD (Co-Team Leader), Dietmar/DL3DXX, Mike/LB8DC, Brian/N9ADG, Eric/SM1ALH and Lasse/SM5GLC. Pilots stations are Tom/K4PI (Americas), CéDric/F5UKW (Europe) and Andre/V51B (Africa). QSL Manager is Rob, N7QT. ClubLog's OQRS will be used for direct or Bureau QSL which is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. QSL cards will be beautiful full-color photographic quality. QSL priority will be given to: 1 - ClubLog's OQRS Direct Requests; QSL cards mailed monthly. 2 - Direct QSLs with SASE or minimum 2 USDs to N7SMI. Cards mailed monthly. 3 - Bureau cards via ClubLog's OQRS by the Bureau. Cards sent every few months. 4 - Bureau cards via N7QT. This method is discouraged! Via N7QT only! DO NOT SEND CARDS TO VK9MA! Cards will be sent every 3 months after the operation, then once annually thereafter. They do NOT need your card! Please use OQRS! If you want a Bureau card or do not use PayPal, please use the free OQRS Bureau request listed on QRZ.com or request your Bureau card via e-mail. Look for more details and updates on their upcoming Web page (still under construction) at: https://vk9ma.com W4DXCC DX AND CONTEST CONVENTION (Press Release #1). The W4DXCC DX and Contest Convention is the South East's largest and best attended DX and Contest Convention for 12 years running this is our 13th year. Located at the MainStay Suites in Pigeon Forge, TN, September 22-23rd, 2017. A full schedule of popular presenters speak on DX and Contest subjects throughout the main convention with prize drawings between presenters, drinks and snacks included. Equipment manufacturers are on hand to demon- strate new products and answer your equipment questions face to face. A banquet rounds out the day where the grand prizes are drawn. Convention Registration Now Open. Again this year we have a day long Ham Radio Bootcamp to Elmer New and Experienced hams on station construction, building antennas, operating, Digital, DXing and Contesting. This is a must attend for the New ham who does not have an Elmer. A full range of shopping for the family is located nearby along with water parks, go cart tracks and Dollywood for the kids. Bring the family for a wonderful weekend full of Fun. Check out the WEB site for more details, filling fast, book early, at: http://www.W4DXCC.com
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