8 October 2016 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
No 1327
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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

5H - Chas, NK8O will be active again as 5H3DX from Zinga, Tanzania from
22 October to 12 November. In his spare time he will be QRV on 80-
15 metres mainly CW, with some PSK31 and maybe some SSB. QSL via
NK8O (direct only), LoTW and eQSL. [TNX DX World]
8Q - Dan, 4Z5SL will operate SSB and PSK as 8Q7DK from the Maldives
(AS-013) on 15-23 October. QSL via LoTW.
9N - Bogdan SP2FUD (9N7FD), Zenek SP2GCJ (9N7ZT), Kazik SP6AXW (9N7XW)
and Janusz SP9FIH (9N7WE) will be active from Nepal during the
second half of October. They plan to concentrate on working North
and South America. More information and updates to be found on
CT8 - On 12-17 October Martti, OH2BH (CU2KG and CR2BH) "will jump to the
Azores and put his signal on the air specifically for the October
15-16 weekend while converting the world renown CR2X site to its
new application". QSL via OH2BH. [TNX OH2BH]
CT8 - Miguel, EA1BP will be active as CT8/EA1BP from Graciosa Island (EU-
175) on 27-30 October. He will participate in the CQ WW DX SSB
Contest as CR2B. QSL both callsigns via EA1BP. [TNX NG3K]
EI - Olivier, ON4EI will be active again as EI8GQB from Fethard, Ireland
(EU-115) between 8 October and 3 November using an hybrid wind-
solar power system from his caravan. He will participate in the
Worked All Germany (15-16 October) and CQ WW DX SSB Contests as
EI1A. QSL for both callsigns via PA3249, direct or bureau, and
LoTW. See www.qrz.com/db/EI8GQB.
F - Special event callsign TM85VGC will be in use from 30 October to
13 November to celebrate the eighth edition of the Vendee Globe,
which will set sail from Les Sables d'Olonne on 6 November. QSL via
F6KUF (bureau) or F5OEV (direct). The Vendee Globe is the only
round-the-world single-handed yacht race that is sailed non-stop
and without assistance. [TNX Les Nouvelles DX
FK - The ARANC (Association des Radio Amateurs en Nouvelle-Caledonie)
club station in Noumea (OC-032), New Caledonia will be active as
TX8JOTA on 14-16 October during the 57th Jamboree On The Air. Main
activity will be on or around 14290 kHz. QSL via the bureau (ARANC,
BP 3956, 98846 Noumea CEDEX, New Caledonia) or eQSL.
HA - HA0HW and HA9PP will be active as HG30EUDXF until the end of the
year to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the European DX
Foundation (www.eudxf.de). QSL via HA0HW, bureau preferred; OQRS on
Club Log. [TNX HA0HW]
JA - A team from the Nara DX Association (JA3FGJ, JA3KGF, JA3UCO, JJ3PRT
and JP3AYQ) will be active as JK3ZXK/5 from Shodo (AS-200) on 8-10
October. QSL via JP3AYQ, direct or bureau; OQRS on Club Log. [TNX
JA - Kenji, JA4GXS will be active as JA4GXS/6 from Iki Island (AS-036)
on 12-13 November. He will operate CW and SSB on 40, 30, 20, 17 and
15 metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
KH6 - Walt, DJ0FX and Kuno, DF1SD will be active as KH6FX and KH7SD from
Hawaii (OC-019) on 9-23 October. They will operate CW, digital
modes and SSB on 160-10 metres. QSL via home calls. [TNX DX
OE - Also celebrating the 30th anniversary of the European DX Foundation
is Jo, OE4VIE, who is active as OE30EUDXF until 31 December. QSL
via OE4VIE (bureau preferred), LoTW and eQSL.
OH0 - Juha/OH1ND, Martti/OH2BH and Ville/OH2MM (PY2ZEA) are active as
OH0B from the Aland Islands (EU-002) through 9 October, including
participation in the Scandinavian Activity Contest (SSB). QSL via
OJ0 - Toivo/ES2RR, Martti/OH2BH and Pertti/OH2PM will be active as OJ0B
from Market Reef (EU-053) on 23-30 October, including participation
in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest. Outside the contest they will focus on
the low bands and RTTY. QSL via OH2BH. This - as well as CR2BH and
OH0B - are "BOTA (Birthday On The Air) activities: DXCC counters at
which Martti and his close friends have once gotten excited over
and made them active with a major frequent presence". In November
Martti will celebrate his 70th birthday in the Caribbean, with
activity from Antigua (V26BH) and Dominica (J70BH) for the week of
the CQ WW CW Contest. [TNX OH2BH]
PY - Special event station ZY3WCP will be active on 21-25 October to
celebrate the 156th anniversary of the city of Cacapava do Sul in
the Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Sul. Activity will be on 80,
12 and 10 metres SSB. QSL via PU3KTM, direct or bureau. [TNX PS7AB]
SP - Special event station SN4KIDS will be active on all bands and modes
from 14 October to 13 November for the Hams4KIDS initiative, aimed
at collecting funds to help UNICEF in its fight against child
malnutrition. For every unique QSO with the station, the organizers
will donate 2 cents to UNICEF. QSL via Club Log's OQRS. Detailed
information about the fundraising mechanism, including real-time
statistics, will be available at the Hams4KIDS website, to be
launched in its full form just before the station starts operation:
T8 - Takeo, JR1GSE will be active as T8TH from Koror (OC-009), Palau on
28-31 October, CQ WW DX SSB Contest included. QSL via home call,
direct or bureau. [TNX DX World]
UR - Special event station EM20UCRF will be active on 10-30 October to
celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Ukrainian State Centre of
Radio Frequencies (UCRF). QSL via UT3UZ. [TNX UT3UZ]
VE - Pierre, VE3KTB and Alex, VE1RUS will be active again as VY0ERC from
the Eureka Amateur Radio Club station at the weather station on
Ellesmere Island (NA-008) between 25 October and 14 November. In
their spare time they will operate SSB and digital modes on 20
metres and hopefully also on 40, 17 and 15 metres. QSL via M0OXO's
OQRS (www.m0oxo.com/oqrs/), Club Log and LoTW. [TNX The Daily DX]
VP2E - VP2EGR is the callsign that DL7DF and his team will use during
their operation from Anguilla [425DXN 1325]. They will operate CW,
SSB, RTTY and PSK31 on 160-10 metres with two stations from 25
October to 7 November. QSL via DL7DF, direct or bureau, and LoTW.
OQRS and further information on www.dl7df.com.
VP2E - Seppo, OH1VR (VP2ESM) and Henri, OH3JR (VP2EHC) will be active from
Anguilla (NA-022) from 22 November to 1 December, including two
entries in the CQ WW DX CW Contest. Outside the contest they will
operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 160-10 metres. QSL via home calls,
direct only. [TNX NG3K]
VU - Sarla VU2SWS, Nandu VU2NKS, Rajesh VU2EXP and Deepak VU2CDP will be
active as AT2SL from the island of Shiyal Betin the Gujarat State
East Group (AS-176, new one for IOTA) on 12-17 October. They will
operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 40-15 metres with two or three
stations. QSL via Club Log's OQRS (direct and bureau) or via VU2CDP
(direct only). [TNX VU2CDP]
ZD8 - Oliver, W6NV will be active again as ZD8W from Ascension Island
(AF-003) from 12 October through November, including the the CQ WW
SSB and CW Contests. He will operate CW and SSB on 160-6 metres.
QSL via W6NV and LoTW. [TNX The Daily DX]

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**** GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

T31T ---> The T31T team [425DXN 1322] began operations from Kanton Island
(OC-043), Central Kiribati on 5 October around 21 UTC. They expect to
remain there for 4-6 weeks. QSL via Club Log's OQRS.

VK0EK NEWSLETTER ---> The final issue (Vol. 2, No. 7) of the Heard Island
Expedition Newsletter, published on 30 September, contains the names and/or
callsigns of every single sponsor (either individuals and organizations):

+ SILENT KEY + Former ARRL DXCC and Awards Manager Bill Moore, NC1L passed
away on 6 October at 64 years of age. On 3 July 2014 he was seriously
injured in a single-car accident that left him paralyzed from the chest
down. A few months later he decided to relinquish his position at ARRL HQ,
where he had worked since 1992. Condolences may be send to Bill's wife:
Sharon Moore, 92 Reservoir Road, Newington CT 06111, USA.


QSLs received direct or through managers: 5T2AI, 7P8C, 7T9A, C81AK, HC1TCD,
XE3AGM (NA-135), XU7AKB, YV4ET/1 (SA-089).


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