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425 DX News #1309

425 DX News #1309
4 Jun 2016
A.R.I. Dx Bulletin
Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH 
Information, reports and suggestions must be sent to:
Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ: DX information
(e-mail )
Contributors are invited to send their DX information to 
Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ (
The deadline is 12 UTC on Fridays

3B8    - Robert, M0RCX will be active  again  as  3B8/M0RCX  from  Mauritius
         Island (AF-049) from 16 June to  14  July.  He  will  operate  40-6
         metres SSB, RTTY,  PSK,  JT65-HF  and  occasionally  ROS.  QSL  via
         EB7DX, LoTW and eQSL. [TNX]
8P     - Rich, KE1B and Anna, W6NN will be active as 8P6MM  and  8P6NN  from
         Barbados (NA-021) on 11-16 July. They will  operate  all  modes  on
         40-10 metres. QSL via home  calls  (direct  or  bureau),  LoTW  and
         eQSL. Logsearch and OQRS on Club Log.
9A     - Kary, HA9MDN will be active as 9A/HA9MDN from Vir  Island  (EU-170)
         from 23 July to 3 August, including an entry in the  IOTA  Contest.
         He will operate SSB and digital modes. Side trips to Pag  and  Dugi
         Otok (both counts for EU-170) are being considered. QSL via  bureau
         to home call and eQSL.
9H     - Five operators (IT9BTI, JA3FVJ, JA3QWN, JA3TJA and JH3FUK) will  be
         active holiday style as 9H3G from Malta (EU-023) from 28 June to  4
         July. They will operate CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK on 40-10 metres.  QSL
         via JH3FUK, logsearch and OQRS on Club Log. [TNX NG3K]
C6     - Pete,  VE3IKV  will  be  active  again  as  C6AUX  from   Mayaguana
         (NA-113), Bahamas from 23 June to 8 July. He will  operate  CW  and
         SSB on 6 metres and "possibly some HF". QSL via home  call,  direct
         only. [TNX NG3K]
DL     - Special callsign DL0POLIO will be in  use  until  31  May  2017  in
         support of the  "End  Polio  Now"  global  campaign  aimed  at  the
         eradication of poliomyelitis around the world. QSL  via  bureau  or
         direct to DJ4MG. [TNX DX Newsletter]
F      - For the 65th year the Association des Radioamateurs  de  la  Sarthe
         (F6KFI) will operate a special event station for the  24  Hours  of
         Le Mans. Look for TM24H on 5-19 June, with activity on 80-6  metres
         SSB, CW, RTTY and PSK. All QSOs  will  be  confirmed  automatically
         via the bureau. [TNX F8REF]
F      - Christophe, F4ELI and Andy, F4ELK will be  active  as  TM65EU  from
         IOTA group EU-065 on 1-3 July.  Plans  are  to  operate  from  five
         different islands: on Friday afternoon Beniguet (DIFM  AT-003),  on
         Saturday Balanec (AT-038) in the morning and  Trielen  (AT-040)  in
         the afternoon, on Sunday Ledenez Vraz (AT-042) in the  morning  and
         Litiri (AT-041) in the afternnon. They will operate SSB on  40  and
         20 metres. QSL via F4ELK, direct or bureau.
FJ     - Dave, W9DR and Tom, W9AEB will be active as  FJ/W9DR  and  FJ/W9AEB
         from St Barthelemy (NA-146) on 17-29 June.  FJ/W9AEB  will  operate
         CW and SSB on 40-10 metres, while FJ/W9DR will be QRV on  6  metres
         only (50.115 MHz CW and SSB, beacon on 50.115,7 Mhz). QSL via  home
         calls. [TNX NG3K]
G      - A team from the South Bristol Amateur Radio Club  (
         will be active as GB2BLE from Lundy Island (EU-120)  from  26  June
         to 1 July. QSL via the RSGB bureau.
G      - Dominic, M1KTA will be active as MK1KTA from  St  Agnes,  Isles  of
         Scilly (EU-011) from 29 July to 1 August. During the  IOTA  Contest
         he  will  be  signing  MK1K.  QSL  via  M1KTA,  direct  or  bureau;
         logsearch and OQRS on Club Log. [TNX]
GM     - Members  of  the  Orkney  ARC (  will  be
         active as GS1H  from Marwick Head,  Orkney Mainland (EU-009) on 3-5
         June  to  commemorate  the tragic sinking of HMS Hampshire in 1916.
         They will  operate SSB,  CW and  digital modes  on 40-2 metres. QSL
         direct to GM0WED.
GM     - A team of seven operators will  participate  in  the  IOTA  Contest
         (30-31 July) as GM5TO from the Isle of Arran (EU-123). Outside  the
         contest, from 28 July to 1 August, they will be signing GM2AS.  QSL
         for both callsigns via G3PHO. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
GU     - The  Telford  and  District  Amateur  Society  will  be  active  as
         GP3ZME/p from Guersnsey (EU-114,  IN89qk)  on  24-29  June.  Expect
         activity on 160-10 metres, as well as on VHF ("50  MHz  will  be  a
         priority"), UHF and SHF. QSL direct  to  M0PNN;  for  bureau  cards
         please  use  Club  Log's  OQRS  or  email  your  QSOs  details   to
I      - Look for Giovanni, IF9/IU2HDO to be active  from  Favignana  Island
         (EU-054) from 3 June to 1  July.  QSL  via  home  call,  direct  or
         bureau. [TNX]
I      - Launched in 1904, the 'Elettra' was a two-masted steam  yacht  that
         Guglielmo  Marconi  used  as  a  floating  laboratory   for    many
         experiments. Part of her  keel  stands  in  the  grounds  of  Villa
         Griffone, at Pontecchio near Bologna, from where ARI  Fidenza  will
         be active as IY4EC during the Museum Ships  Weekend  on  4-5  June.
         QSL via bureau to IQ4FE. [TNX IK4CIE]
IS0    - Franco, IK4YCQ will be active  holiday  style  as  IM0/IK4YCQ  from
         Maddalena Island (EU-041) on 6-12 June. QSL via home  call,  bureau
         preferred. [TNX IK4YCQ]
J8     - Rich, KE1B and Anna, W6NN will be active  as  J8/KE1B  and  J8/W6NN
         from Bequia Island (NA-025) on 4-10 July.  They  will  operate  all
         modes on 40-10 metres. QSL via home calls (direct or bureau),  LoTW
         and eQSL. Logsearch and OQRS on Club Log. During the IARU HF  World
         Championship (9-10 July) they will operate as J87HQ as the IARU  HQ
         station for the St. Vincent & the  Grenadines  Amateur  Radio  Club
         (SVGARC) multiplier. QSL via KE1B, Club Log's OQRS, LoTW and eQSL.
LA     - Martin, DL5RMH  will  be  active  as  LA/DL5RMH  from  the  Lofoten
         Islands (EU-076) indicatively between 15 and 25 June. QSL via  home
         call, direct or bureau. [TNX]
SM     - Sten, SM4CTI    will  be  active  as  SM4CTI/0  from  Morto  Island
         (EU-084) from time to time during the next coming months.  He  will
         operate CW only on 30, 20 and 15 metres. QSL via home call,  bureau
         preferred. [TNX SM4CTI]
SV     - Dave, GM0LVI will be active as  SV8/GM0LVI/p  from  the  island  of
         Zakynthos (EU-052) from 17 June to  6  July.  QSL  via  home  call,
         direct or bureau. [TNX]
T8     - Ryosei, JH0IXE will be active again as T8CW  from  Koror  (OC-009),
         Palau on 10-16 June. He plans to be QRV between 11 and 22 UTC.  QSL
         via JA0FOX (bureau) or JH0IXE (direct, LoTW and eQSL.
VK9N   - The Quake Contesters will be active as VK9NZ  from  Norfolk  Island
         (OC-005) from 25 September to 8 October,  Oceania  DX  SSB  Contest
         included. The team includes Geoff ZL3GA,  Mark  ZL3AB,  Paul  ZL4TT
         (ex ZL4PW) and Phil ZL3PAH. They will operate CW, SSB and  RTTY  on
         160-6 metres with up to three  stations  operating  simultaneously,
         and will try "to give QSOs to those parts of the world  which  need
         VK9N most according  to  Club  Log".  QSL  via  ZL3PAH,  direct  or
         bureau, and LoTW "within 3 months";  logsearch  and  OQRS  on  Club
         Log. The operators will cover their own  travel  and  accommodation
         costs, but  donations  will  be  sought  to cover additional costs.
         See for more information. [TNX ZL3PAH]
XX9    - Gerben, PG5M will be active as  XX9TGM  (requested  callsign)  from
         Coloane (AS-075), Macau on 20-27 June. He will operate CW  only  on
         40-10 metres; depending on local conditions, he might  give  80m  a
         try. QSL via PG5M (OQRS on  and  logsearch  on
         Club Log.
YJ     - Geoff, ZL3GA will be active again as  YJ0GA  from  Efate  (OC-035),
         Vanuatu on 7-14 July. QSL via home call, direct or bureau (OQRS  on
         Club Log), and LoTW.

                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CLUB LOG'S MOST WANTED LIST ---> The latest Most Wanted List,  generated  on
28  May,  is  available  at  The
information is derived  from  QSOs  uploaded  to  Club  Log  (currently  360
million log entries available for analysis) and, to  improve  quality,  only
QSOs that have QSLs confirmed are considered to be worked.

CQ DX MARATHON ---> The  CQ  DX  Marathon  is  a  year-long  DX  hunt,  with
participants competing to see who can work the greatest number of  countries
("entities") and CQ zones during the calendar year. Complete results of  the
2015 DX Marathon are on

IARU REGION 1 BAND PLAN ---> The new HF Band Plan, which  came  into  effect
on 1 June 2016, is available for download from the IARU Region 1's  website:

QSL E44YL ---> Gabriele, IK3GES reports that all of the  cards  (traditional
direct requests and direct/bureau requested via Club  Log)  have  been  sent

YASME  FOUNDATION'S  GRANTS  --->  The  Board  of  Directors  of  the  Yasme
Foundation ( has  announced a number  of supporting  grants in
furtherance of its goal of supporting the  development of amateur radio  and
encouraging youth participation in amateur radio and operating activities:
- A grant to the ARRL Foundation to fund the Yasme Foundation scholarship
- A grant to the Foundation for  Amateur Radio in  support of its  2017-2018
  scholarship program
- A grant to make possible the participation by two Ethiopian young amateurs
  in the Youth Contesting Program in Estonia
- A grant to the  DX Code of Conduct ( founder  and  website
- A grant to the 2016 Friendship Radio Games
The Yasme Foundation is a  not-for-profit corporation  organized to  support
Scientific  and  educational  projects  related to amateur  radio, including
DXing and the  introduction and  promotion of  amateur  radio in  developing
countries. [TNX W6SZN]


QSLs received direct or through managers:  3W1D  (AS-132),  3XY1T  (AF-051),
4J3DJ, 4W/7K4QOK, 4W/JE1CKA, 4W/JI1AVY, 4W/JJ2VLY, 4W/JQ2GYU,  5J0P,  7Q7VW,
A71AE, A91HI (AS-202),  AT5P  (AS-173),  CE9/UA4WHX,  E40VB,  EK4JJ,  EL2BG,
EX/UA4WHX,  H44MS,  J8/WW2DX,  LU4ZS  (AN-013),  LU8DPM,  N5WR/4   (NA-213),
R00BVB, R00KVB, R00QVB,  R11PVB,  RI0BV/0  (AS-121),  RI0BV/p  (AS-042)RI0KV
(AS-027), RI0KV/p (AS-038), RI0POL, RI0QV (AS-028), RI0QV/p (AS-029),  RI1PA
(EU-085), RI1PV (EU-085), RI44ANT, S01WS, ST2ATU,  ST2M,  T88RF,  TA0/DL7UCX
(AS-201), TI2OY,  TX7EU  (OC-027),  UK8OM,  VE7ACN/7  (NA-051  and  NA-061),
VK9L/G7VJR,  VP8SGI,  VP8STI,  XT2AW,  YB9/KY1A,  YB9K   (OC-150),   YV4KW/p
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