Hi friends
For this issue thanks to: Bill/NG3K, Alfredo/IK7JWX, ARRL , Luis/LU5CAB, Javier/LU5FF, Gilles/F4FGJ.

For American and Canadian friends only:

Contest: ARRL DX Contest, SSB (March 6-7, 2010)

Submitter's callsign: CO6LP
Contest callsign: T46A
DXCC entity: Cuba
Operation class: MS
CQ zone: 8
QSL route: CO6LC
Operators: CO6LP, CO6LC CM6YAC, CO6CAC, CO6EC, CO6YWR

Notes: Using 500W or 1KW antena: 10M 4el. yagui, 15M
2el. yagui, 20M 3el. yagui, 40M rotary dipole, 80 and 160M dipole. 75
feet tower...

Submitter's callsign: LX2A
Contest callsign: LX7I
DXCC entity: LX
Operation class: SO
CQ zone: 14
QSL route: LX2A
Operators: LX2A
Notes: www.lx2a.com

Submitter's callsign: W2SC
Contest callsign: 8P5A
DXCC entity: Barbados
Operation class: SOAB HP
CQ zone: 8
QSL route: NN1N
Operators: W2SC

Other contests:

Contest: CQ 160-Meter Contest, SSB (February 26-28, 2010)

MOROCCO:
Submitter's callsign: ik2qei
Contest callsign: CN3A
DXCC entity: Morocco
Operation class: M/S
CQ zone: 33
QSL route: LoTW or I2WIJ
Operators: IK2QEI - IK2SGC - IK2SFZ - IV3ZXQ

KALININGRAD:
Submitter's callsign: UA2FB
Contest callsign: RW2F
DXCC entity: KALININGRAD
Operation class: SO
CQ zone: 15
QSL route: DK4VW
Operators: UA2FB

TAJIKISTAN:
Submitter's callsign: EY8MM
Contest callsign: EY8ZF
DXCC entity: Tajikistan
Operation class: Multi Op
CQ zone: 17
QSL route: QRZ.COM
Operators: EY8BI, EY8MM, K4ZW, RV0AR

CQ WW WPX Contest, SSB (March 27-28, 2010)

MADEIRA
The German crew leaded by DJ6QT, will be active during the next SSB WPX Contest as CQ3L
instead of CR3L.
QSLfor this effort from AF-014, via DJ6QT

MOROCCO:

Submitter's callsign: DL7BC
Contest callsign: CN2BC
DXCC entity: Morocco
Operation class: SOAB LP
CQ zone: 33
QSL route: DL7BC
Operators: DL7BC
www.qslnet.de/dl7bc

TX4T news:

TX4T logs up-loaded to LoTW

Hello,

The first slice of TX4T logs have just been up-loaded to LoTW. There are 23,363 QSOs with 5,266 QSLs  already. That's 22.5% confirmed! The TX4T log up-loaded so far is up to 0358z on Wednesday 17-Feb-10. The remainder of the TX4T log will be up-loaded to LoTW soon after the end of the operation later next week.

You can always use ClubLog to track your progress if you're not yet into LoTW (but you should be into LoTW - hi!) .... http://www.clublog.org/charts/?c=TX4T

Good luck with picking up a few more QSOs with TX4T during their final week.
[G3TXF will now be doing the same from home!]

73 - Nigel G3TXF

As a reminder:

MOROCCO:

March 16 to 23, 2010.
Look for 5C2J (IK7JWX), 5C2L (I8LWL), 5C2SG (IZ7ATN),
5C2W (IK2DUW), 5C2Q (IK2GPQ), 5C2P (IK2PZC)
to be active from AGADIR, ESSAOUIRA + LH.

TUNISIA

April 27 to May 4, 2010

DJERBA island iota AF-083 + LH. and CONIGLIERA island iota AF-092 + LH.

Callsigns: TS8P + TS8P/P

Ops : IK7JWX, I8LWL, IC8ATA, IK2DUW, IK2PZC, IK2GPQ,
IZ2GRG, IK8BPY, IS0AGY, IZ7ATN, IW2LNC, IK8GQY

For both dxpeditions , QSL via Alfredo/IK7JWX, direct or bureau.

Sponsors are always welcome please contact IK7JWX (ik7jwx2003@yahoo.it)

ARGENTINA:

LU1CC - QRT
LU1CC Juan Carlos OXOBY, from BA, passed away on January 9th. He was very interested in VHF.

SOUTH AMERICAN LIGHTHOUSES and BEACONS WEEK END:

Friday 26 to Sunday February 28, 2010

A complete list of the crews who have said they will be entering the contest is available , with pictures of the Lighthouses and Beacons at : http://translate.google.de/translate?hl=es&ie=UTF-8&u=http://www.lu5ff.c...

CAPE VERDE, D4. Massimo, IZ4DPV will be QRV as D44AC from Sao
Vicente Island from February 21 to March 9. This includes entries
in the upcoming CQ 160 Meter SSB and ARRL International SSB DX
contests signing D4C. QSL D44AC direct and D4C via IZ4DPV.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Joerg, OE6VHF will be QRV as 8Q7JK from Thulhagiri
Island, IOTA AS-013, from February 23 to March 5. Activity will be
on 40 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.

Iceland Amateurs Receive New Privileges (Feb 23, 2010) -- As of Friday, February 19, Iceland’s Post and Telecom Administration (PTA) granted temporary experimental access to the 4 and 600 meter bands at least through the end of 2010, according to Islenzkir Radioamatorar (IRA) President Jonas Bjarnason, TF2JB; the ITA is Iceland’s IARU Member-Society. After obtaining a special license from the PTA, Bjarnason said that TF stations with “N” or “G” class licenses may now operate between 493-510 kHz and 70.000-70.200 MHz running 100 W. Amateur operations on both bands are granted on a secondary basis.

FRANCE :

On next Saturday, Feb 27, Gilles/F4FGJ and Claude/F5MCC, will sign F4FGJ/p from the Mill of Chaumot, DMF 89056, in the cityof Chaumot zip code 89500.
CW/SSB, 80/40m and maybe other bands.
QSL direct or bureau , SWL cards welcome.

Forwarded with 73 by
Maurice, F5NQL,
DX list organizer for the Union Francaise des Telegraphistes, UFT (www.uft.net)