12 November 2016 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
No 1332
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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

5N - Tom, PA3TG will be active again as 5N/PA3TG from Nigeria on 15-25
November. He will be QRV on 30 metres CW and 20 metres SSB & CW
mainly during his evening hours. QSL via home call, direct or
bureau. [TNX DX World]
DL_ant - A couple of amateur radio operators will be working at the German
Antarctic station Neumayer III and be QRV in their spare time.
Felix, DL5XL will operate mainly CW and digital modes as DP1POL
(QSL via DL1ZBO, direct or bureau, and LoTW) from November through
February 2017; Daniel, DL1SU will be QRV as DP0GVN (QSL via DL5EBE)
from December to February 2018. [TNX DX World]
DU - Tom, KC0W is active as 4I7COW [425DXN 1330] from the Philipppines
until 22 November. He operates CW only with a focus on 160 metres.
QSL via KC0W (direct only) and logsearch on Club Log.
KH6 - Eric, KH6EB works on the uninhabited island of Kaho'olawe (OC-019)
for ten days every month, located at the base camp which supports
the state's efforts to restore the island. He is there until 16
November, and will return on 12-21 December. During his free time
in the evenings and mornings (around 16-17 UTC, 3-5 UTC and 6-9
UTC), he is QRV on 20 metres SSB (14265 kHz), PSK31 (14070 kHz) and
JT65 (14076 kHz). QSL direct to KH6EB, LoTW and eQSL. [TNX qrz.com]
T8 - JJ1DQR will be active again as T88QR from Koror (OC-009), Palau on
17-20 November. Last time he was there he operated SSB mainly on 20
metres. QSL via JJ1DQR, direct or bureau
TL - TL8TT is the callsign that the Italian DXpedition Team will be
using during their February 2017 DXpedition to the Central African
Republic (exact dates TBA). A team of seven (I1HJT, I2YSB, IK2CIO,
IK2CKR, IK2DIA, IK2HKT and JA3USA) will will operate CW and SSB on
160-10 metres, and RTTY on one band to be selected depending on
propagation. QSL via I2YSB. A band & mode survey can be found on
www.i2ysb.com/idt/ along with other information, logsearch and
OQRS.
UA - Special event callsign R26MDXC well be activated on 14-30 November
to celebrate the 26th anniversary of the Miller DX Club of
Millerovo, Rostov Oblast. QSL via RQ7L; OQRS on Club Log. [TNX
R7NB]
V6 - The Nara DX Association's V6J expedition to Mwokil Island (OC-226)
[425DXN 1325] has been postponed as the ship has been cancelled.
Nonetheless, the team will not give up, and will wait for the next
ship which is due to depart "in spring next year". Bookmark
https://www.qrz.com/db/V6J for updates.
VK9N - Tim, NL8F (VK9NF) and Paula, NX1P will be active on 160-10 metres
from Norfolk Island (OC-005) from 22 November to 3 December. Tim
will operate SSB and JT65, while Paula will operate CW and RTTY;
she also plans to be active during the CQ WW DX CW Contest,
hopefully as VK9NX. QSL VK9NF via N7RO, QSL Paula's operation via
NX1P. They plan to upload their logs to Club Log and LoTW. [TNX The
Daily DX]
VP2V - Look for VP2V/K2SX, VP2V/W1UU, VP2V/W2LK and VP2V/WA6O to be active
from Tortola, British Virgin Islands (NA-023) on 22-29 November.
QSL via home calls. They will partecipate in the CQ WW DX CW
Contest as VP2VI (QSL via W2LK). [TNX NG3K]
VP8_ant- Once again Mike, GM0HCQ is active from onboard the Royal Research
Ship 'James Clark Ross'. Whilst in Antarctic and Falkland Islands
waters he uses the call VP8CMH/mm, at all other times he uses
GM0HCQ/mm. The ship is due to arrive at Rothera Base on Adelaide
Island (AN-001), Antarctica on 27 November and depart on the 30th
(dates are subject to change), and if time allows Mike will be QRV
as VP8ROT. QSL for all callsigns via GM0HCQ (direct only), LoTW and
eQSL. Follow the ship itinerary and Mikes' daily updates at
www.gm0hcq.com and on Twitter (@gm0hcq).
XW - Tony, KM0O will be active as XW0YO from Laos on 19-28 November. He
will operate CW and SSB on 160-10 metres, with main activity during
the CQ WW DX CW Contest. QSL via LOTW only. [TNX The Daily DX]
XZ - Zorro JH1AJT, Champ E21EIC, Franz, DJ9ZB and Madison W5MJ will be
active from Myanmar on 15-22 November (callsign TBA). Zorro's main
purpose of this trip is to support the local Olympic and Paralympic
Committee. Activity will be on 80-10 metres CW, SSB and RTTY with
two stations, using two beams for 30-10 metres and wire verticals
for the other bands. QSL via JH1AJT; logsearch and OQRS on Club Log.
[TNX JA1TRC]
YB - Imam, YB4IR plans to be active as YB4IR/8 from the Lucipara Islands
(OC-274) on 14-18 November. QSL via home call, direct or bureau
(see qrz.com for the link to Club Log's OQRS for direct cards).
[TNX DX World]
YB - A large team will be active as YB16T from Panjang Island (OC-237)
on 18-20 November. They will be QRV on 40, 20 and 15 metres. QSL
direct to HA3JB; Indonesian stations can QSL direct to ORARI Daerah
Banten.
ZD8 - Alan, K0AV will be active as ZD8V from Ascension Island (AF-003)
from 21 November to 1 December. He will operate mainly CW on 160-10
metres, and will participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest as ZD8W
along with W6NV. QSL ZD8V via K0AV and LoTW. [TNX The Daily DX]

CARIBBEAN TRIP ---> After several activations from various DX locations
during the year 2016, Martti, OH2BH & friends are going to the Caribbean.
V26BH will be QRV from Antigua on Martti's birthday (19 November),
continuing with sporadic activity throughout the weekend. The party will
then move forward to Dominica, in order to participate in the CQ WW DX CW
Contest as J70BH. QSOs with V26BH and J70BH count for 5 points toward the
"BOTA 70 - Birthday On The Air" award.
"In addition to these on-air activities, HamSphere(R), the Virtual Amateur
Radio platform, will be introduced to the educational system of Dominica on
23 November. Under the group's supervision, selected youth teams will
compete for speed and accuracy in an emergency communication drill dubbed
'Haminica 2016'. The project is sponsored by Dominica's National
Telecommunication Regulatory Commission. The other end of the traffic
exercise is managed/observed at the ARRL HQ". [TNX OH2BH]

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

EQUATORIAL GUINEA & ANNOBON ---> KC0W's future plans include DXpeditions to
both Equatorial Guinea (3C) and Annobon Island (3C0). "I will be traveling
to 3C land in December to personally submit all 20+ forms to their licensing
authorities", Tom says. "These proposed 50-60 day long DXpeditions will
hopefully be QRV after I return to Equatorial Guinea a second time with all
of my gear in January".

INDEXA NEWSLETTER ---> The Fall 2016 edition of the International DX
Association's Newsletter (INDEXA) is now available for download at
www.indexa.org/newsletters.html. This issue contains the story of FT4JA
(Juan de Nova 2016). [TNX K8YC]

IOTA CONTEST 2016 ---> The following activations have provided sufficient
documentation and have been accepted for IOTA credit: BD4KA (AS-146), BG2RHE
(AS-158), BG5BWZ (AS-141), BH3PTL (AS-134), VA2NDX (NA-128) and ZY8D
(SA-072). You need to upload your log file once more in order to claim QSO
matches for these activations. [TNX rsgbiota.org]

WRTC 2018 ---> The official competition rules for the 2018 World Radiosport
Team Championship that will be held in Germany have been released and are
now available at http://wrtc2018.de/index.php/en/competition. "We have
discussed the rules with potential competitors by e-mail as well as with the
WRTC Sanctioning Committee", Uwe Koenneker (DL8OBF, Director of the WRTC
2018 Rules Committee) said. "Publishing the rules about 20 months before the
event gives potential competitors the chance to practice according to these
rules". Any questions concerning the rules should be addressed to
competition[@]wrtc2018.de or to the WRTC 2018 Mailing List.

XU7AMD ---> Six members of the XU7MDC team (namely I2VGW, IZ8CCW, IT9ZZO,
YB3MM and YB3TET) went on a side trip to Ta Kiev Island (AS-133) and were
active as XU7AMD on 7-9 November. Electricity was limited and available only
between 10 and 15 UTC daily. QSL via IK2VUC, direct (PayPal information on
http://www.qrz.com/db/XU7AMD) or bureau.

YOTA 2017 ---> The 7th edition of Youngsters On The Air, hosted by the Radio
Society of Great Britain (RSGB), will be held on 5-12 August 2017 at Gilwell
Park, North London. Each IARU Region 1 member society is invited to take
part with a team (maximum four persons, three aged 15-25 years plus one team
leader). See the "Call for Applications" on either www.iaru-r1.org or
www.ham-yota.com. The deadline for submitting applications is 31 December.
[TNX IARU Region 1]

+ SILENT KEY + The doyen of French DXers, Ivan Pastre (F3AT) passed away on
8 November. He had turned 102 seven months ago. Active since the early
1930s, he favoured CW; he was fond of DX chasing and had 339/388 (current/
total) in the DXCC Mixed standings, and 338/354 in the DXCC CW standings.
While in Africa with the Air Force, he operated as FQ3AT from French
Equatorial Africa (Chad) and FE8AB from Cameroon in 1947-1948, and as FF8AG
while stationed in Bamako (Mali), French West Africa, in 1951. [TNX F6AJA]

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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

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3B8CW NI5DX EF1W EA1WS PA60WIM PE1EZU
3G3O CE3OP EF2A EA2OT PA65HSC DL3LUM
3G3PR CE3LQH EF8R EB7DX PA75MBD PA0MBD
3G5EC CE5PHI EF8U EA8URL PB30EUDXF PA1AW
3V8CB LX1NO EI0R EI6FR PD75JEEP PD2RKG
3W3B E21EIC EI1A PA3249 PI30EUDXF PA1AW
3Z100PR SP5KMB EP2LMA EA5GL PJ2/KG2A JJ1RJR
4J8YL 4K4K ET3AA N2OO PJ2T W3HNK
4J90HAM 4J3DJ [d] EY8MM K1BV PJ4L ON3CQ
4J90HAM RA4AAT [b] FM1HN W3HNK PJ4Q W4PA
4JA90HR 4K4K FM5DN KU9C PJ4X W1MD
4K6AG RW6HS FM5FJ KU9C PQ5B PP5VB
4L2M EA7FTR FR4NT F4DXW PS2T K3IRV
4O7CC UA4CC FS4WBS IZ1MHY PV2P PY2DY
4O7DX YU1FW FW5JJ F5RXL PW2D M0OXO
4U0WFP S57DX G2F G8HDK PX2B PY2LED
4X0A 4X1VF GB4MTR G6UT R80PVB RU3WR
4X2M 4X4DZ GM2T GM4UYZ S01WS EA2JG
5A1AL W5UE GU4FOC G3SWH SI9AM SM3TIR
5B4AMM UT5UDX GW9X MW1LCR SJ0X SM6JSM
5H3EE DL4ME H2T 5B4XF SK3W SM5DJZ
5H3MB IK2GZU H2X IZ4AMS SN8B SP8CUR
5R8IC F6ICX H44MS DL2GAC SN8D SP8KEZ
5R8SV G3SWH HA43QRP HA5AGP SO9Q SP9QMP
5T4C NI5DX HB2K HB9OCR SQ6H SQ6PLH
5U7RK F5PRU HB2S HB9ACA SU9JG EA5GL
5W0ST JH1BED HB9H HB9CXZ SV2RSG SV1RP
5W7X JF1OCQ HG43QRP HA5AGP SV5/SM8C SM0CMH
6V1IS IK7JWX HH2/VA3MPG VE3NLS SX1S SV1PMR
7P8VA K7TRB HI3K KB2MS SX9C SV9COL
7R7W 7X2VB HK1T EA5KB T30JY JA1JQY
7U9C SM4VPZ HK3C NR6M T30KJ JA1KJW
7Z1JA KE5JA HK3TK F5CWU T30MA JA3MCA
7Z1SJ EA7FTR HP1RIS HP1ALX T30TM VK1TX
8P1W KU9C HP1RN IZ8CLM T30VE JA8VE
8P9IP JH4IFF HR2DMR KD4POJ T32AZ KH6QJ
8P9JH JH4IFF HS70A HS6MYW T42A RW6HS
9H1AE SV2AEL HZ1HZ N7RO T46A CO6LC
9H3IT IK4ALM IB4A IZ4VYY T6EU AK4JK
9H3MI IZ4RTB IB4K IZ4COW T6TM W2GR
9H3NO/p LX1NO IB4X IZ4ORO T88AB JR1UBR
9H6A 9H1BT IB9T IT9TQH T8TH JR1GSE
9M2X 9M2YOT II2S IZ2FOS TC0F TA2FE
9M4DX JA6IDJ II4A IK4ADE TF3CW LX1NO
9M8K JR3WXA II5ALL IW5EIJ TI5/W4TTT WB2REM
9Q6AL DF9TA II8FOL IZ8PWN TI5M TI2KAC
9Q6BB W3HNK II9P IT9CHU TI5W W4FS
9Y4W DL4MDO IO2X IK2NCJ TK2A F5HNQ
A31MM EA5GL IO5O IK5RLP TK9R IK8UND
A60FD A61BK IO5P IZ5NFD TM1A F6KOP
A61BM A61BK IO9A IT9YVO TM2T F8DHE
A61FJ LZ1YE IQ2XZ 9A8MDC TM3R F5UTN
A62A A61BK IR3MD IZ2GOT TM4L F8ARK
A73A A71A IR3Z IN3XUG TM6M F4DXW
A9110RR A92AA IR4M I4IFL TM7X F5BSB
AH0K OH6GDX IR6A IK6QON TM85VGC F5OEV [d]
AH2R JH7QXJ IR6T IK6VXO TM85VGC F6KUF [b]
AO2016DSS EA2URD IR8C IZ8TDP TM8VG F8KFL
AT2W W1UE IR9W IW0HBY TR8CA F6CBC
B7M BG7LHY IY1A IW1ARB UN7AB DL8KAC
B7P BA4EG IY1EY IK1QBT UN9L LZ1YE
BM0DX BM2JCC J42T SV2DCD UP0L DL8KAC
BY5HB BG5EFD J68ABM W6ABM UP2L UA9AB
C37NL C37URA J68GD K9AW V26B KA2AEV
C44C M0URX J68KF N7BF V31YN DJ4KW
C4A 5B4KH J68MT WT4BT V47T W2RQ
C91IW ZS1WY JT5DX JT1CO V63AJ DF8AN
CB0Y XQ7UP JY9FC E73Y V63AKB48 JI1MDM
CB1H CE1DY KH2/W7GVC JO7GVC V6H JH3QFL
CB1W XQ4CW KH2F JA2TBS VC3R VE7VR
CB3R CE3KHZ KH7CW K2WR VC7X VE7JH
CE0Y/NO9E NO9E KH7M KH6ZM VE2DXY KD3RF
CE3CT EA5KB KL7RA N6TR VE2IM VE3DZ
CE6TC CE3FED KP2M NZ4DX VE9AA VE3IKV
CN2AA UA2FM KP3Z N4AO VI50DC M0OXO
CN2R W7EJ KW4XC/HI9 OE3MZC VK2IA DK2BJ
CN3A IV3ZXQ L77D LU6DC VK4KW N3SL
CO0CB CO8NDZ LP1H EA5KB VK4NM M0OXO
CO6HLP IZ1DSH LT7F EA5KB VP2MDG K2DM
CO6LC IZ1GDB LU8YE IK2DUW VP2V/K6TOP NR6M
CQ8M CU2ARA LX7I LX2A VP5DX NU4Y
CR2B EA1BP LZ960SPA LZ1KCP VP5S K0MD
CR3A EA5GL M4A M0BLF VP6AH DL2AH
CR5C OK4PA M6T G4PIQ VQ96JC ND9M
CR6K CT1ILT MD1E M0OXO VU2RMS RW6HS
CR6T CT1ESV MD1U M0OXO VY0ERC M0OXO
CV5Q CX2ABC MD2C MD0CCE WP3C W3HNK
CV7S CX7SS MD7C M0OXO XE2B EA5OL
CX2DK EA5GL MW0JZE M0OXO XL3A VE3AT
CX5UA EA5KB MW5R MW0EDX XR6N CE6VMO
CX9AU EA5GL NP2J K8RF XT2AGI M0OXO
CY0/VA1AXC JE1LET NP3A WD8CW XT2AW M0OXO
D2EB IZ3ETU NP3U WP4U XU7AMD IK2VUC
D4C IK2NCJ OA4SS KB6J XU7MDC IK2VUC
D4E KU9C OD5ZZ NI5DX XV9NPS JA2NPS [b]
D73G 6L0NJ [b] OE2S OE2GEN XV9NPS JA2ODB [d]
D73G HL4CEL [d] OE6Z OE6CLD XW1IC E21EIC
DF0HQ DL5AXX OH0I OH3BHL XX9O XX9AU
DL0POLIO DJ4MG OH0X OH2TA YB1/W0MDX 9M2MDX
DM16RRV DL0MLU OH5NQ OH5CZ YB8UTI YB3MM
DU1/JA3FJE JN3VQM OH8X OH2UA YB9KA HA3JB
DU1IST JA1HGY OK3C OK2ZC YE1AR N2OO
DU3LA W3HNK OK5W OK1MJA YN5Z K7ZO
DX2R W3HNK OK6T OK1DCF YP0C YO3CZW
E2A E21EIC OK7K OK1BN Z3B Z33B
E2X E20GMY OK7O OK1DOL ZA/IK2RLM IZ2LSP
E51RR ZL1BQD OL9R OK6RA ZB2CN DJ9WH
E703QLA E71CQ OM7M OM3PA ZB2TT M0URX
E74A K2PF OM8A OM2VL ZF1A K6AM
E7DX E77E OP16N ON4CRD ZF2AH W6VNR
EA9KB EA7FTR OR1Z ON6IX ZF2ZB JH1NBN
EA9LZ EA5KB OR2F ON8LDS ZF9CW K0DEQ
ED1R EC1KR OR3A ON6CC ZS6CCY K3IRV
ED3X EA3JW OR70AF ON2KFJ ZV1LM PY1AA
ED8W EA8DO OT100EV ON6LC ZW8L PY8WW
ED8X RN3RQ P33W UA3DX ZY2A PP2BO
EE3A EA3ATM P3X 5B4AMM ZZ2T PY2MNL

4I7COW Thomas M. Callas, P.O. Box 1058, Minnetonka MN 55345, USA
7U62AR Algerian Amateur Radio Union, P.O. Box 414, 07000 Biskra, Algeria
9M2R Kuala Lumpur DX Team, Peti surat 85, Batu 9 Cheras, 43207 Cheras,
Selangor, Malaysia
AD8J/HR9 John L. Getz, 24 Stony Ridge, Asheville NC 28804, USA
CA7CAQ Javier Capdebilla Alvarado, 22 de Mayo 274, 5790166 Quellon, Region
de Los Lagos, Chile
CW5W Jorge Diez Furest, Remigio Castellanos 474, 37000 Melo Cerro Largo,
Uruguay
DL2AH Ulrich Krieg, OT Soellichau, Feldstr. 26, 06905 Bad Schmiedeberg,
Germany
GJ2A Jersey Amateur Radio Society, Le Chemin des Signaux, St. Brelade,
Jersey, JE3 8LQ, United Kingdom
HB0A Amateur Funk Verein Liechtenstein, P.O. Box 629, 9495 Triesen FL,
Liechtenstein
HP3SS Robert F. Robertson, 6 Millers Mill Road, Cream Ridge NJ 08514, USA
IK2VUC Giuliano Mondini, Ufficio Busto Arsizio, Casella Postale 10, 21052
Busto Arsizio VA, Italy
IK7JWX Alfredo De Nisi, Vico della Cavallerizza 4/D, 73100 Lecce LE, Italy
KH6J Walt Niemczura, 47-757 Hui Kelu St. Apt 5, Kaneohe HI 96744, USA
NH2DX Mariana Islands DX Association, 279 Gardenia Ave, Mangilao
GU 96913, USA
NP2N George Oster, 780 Leaf Road, Boone IA 50036-7265, USA
OA4TT John Henry, 8345 NW 66 St #B4451, Miami FL 33166, USA
PT5D Uniao Brasileira de Radio Operadores, Caixa Postal 4, Blumenau-SC,
89010-971, Brazil
PY8WW Renato Araujo, Caixa Postal 280, Belem - PA, 66017-970, Brazil
TG9ANF Francisco Vassaux, 8602 Royster Run, Marvin NC 28173, USA
TG9IIN Ilias Nikolaidis, 8602 Royster Run, Marvin NC 28173, USA
TI1T Carlos Paez, SJO 169221, P.O. Box 025331, Miami FL 33102, USA
UA2F Ulrich Mueller, 13 Kreutzacker, 35041 Marburg, Germany
VE2IDX Igor Slakva, 1 Wardrope Avenue, Apt #3, Stoney Creek, ON L8G 1R9,
Canada
VI4SEA Michael J. Charteris, 84 Banana Street, Granville QLD 4650,
Australia
VR2XAN Alberto Annesi, 1/F 7A Nam Shan Road, Peng Chau, Hong Kong
ZL1BQD Roly J. Runciman, 18 Lansell Drive, East Tamaki Heights,
Auckland 2016, New Zealand

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