18 February 2017 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
No 1346
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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

3W - Wolfgang, DL5MAE will be active holiday style as 3W2MAE from Mui
Ne, Vietnam on 19-25 February. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.
[TNX DX Newsletter]
A3 - Masa, JA0RQV (http://blog.goo.ne.jp/rqv) is again planning to be
active as A35JP/p from Niuafo'ou Island (OC-123) between 22 and 28
March. Last year his flight was cancelled, but this time transport
will be provided by the Tongan Navy. In his spare time he will
operate CW and SSB on 40-6 metres, running 100 watts into verticals
and VDA. On his way back he might be active for a few days from
Niuatoputapu (OC-191). QSL via JA0RQV, direct or bureau, and LoTW.
Logsearch and OQRS on Club Log.
C6 - M1ACB, M0VFC and M0IDA will be active as C6APY from Little Harbour
Cay (NA-054), Bahamas starting around 4 March, depending on
weather. They will have three stations running 100 watts with most
of their activity on 40-15 metres SSB and CW. Plans are to be QRV
until 10 or 11 March. Q SL via M0OXO's OQRS (www.m0oxo.com/oqrs/)
and LoTW; traditional cards via M0OXO (direct only). [TNX M0OXO]
CO - The Havana Contest Group will be active as T42A from the University
of Informatics Sciences in La Habana on 24-26 February. There will
be four stations active on various bands and modes. QSL via RW6HS.
[TNX CO2AME]
EA8 - Tom, DL7UZO will be active as EA8/DL7UZO from Fuerteventura, Canary
Islands (AF-004) from 25 February to 11 March. Plans are to operate
from different WFF areas and lighthouses - see www.funkstation.info
for detailed information and direct link to Club Log's logsearch
and OQRS. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
FG - Gildas, F6HMQ and Michel, F6GWV will be active as FG/F6HMQ and
FG/F6GWV from Guadeloupe (NA-102) from 24 February to 13 March.
They will participate in the ARRL DX SSB Contest as TO3Z. [TNX DX
World]
I - Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Insubria Radio (IQ2IR), special
callsign IR2XIR will be used at various times during 2017. The
first activity will be on 20-26 February for the Antarctic Activity
Week (see below). QSL via Club Log's OQRS or via 9A8MDC.
See qrz.com and www.insubriaradio.org for information on other
activity dates and the X Anniversary Award.
KG4 - Don, W4ZYT will be active as KG4ZK from Guantanamo Bay on 17-24
February, ARRL DX DX Contest included. QSL via W4ZYT and LoTW. [TNX
The Daily DX]
KH0 - JA1NVF is active as N0J from Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands
(OC-086) until 20 February. He operates mainly SSB with some CW.
QSL via JJ2VLY. [TNX NG3K]
KP2 - John, KK9A will be active again as WP2AA from St. Croix, US Virgin
Islands (NA-106) from 27 February to 6 March. He will operate CW
and SSB on 160-10 metres, and will participate in the ARRL DX SSB
Contest. QSL via WD9DZV. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
PA - Commemorating Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the Scout Movement,
Dutch special event station PA2017BP will be active from 17
February to 20 March. QSL via PA3EFR.
PJ4 - K2NG, NA2AA, K3SW along with PJ4LS and PJ4DX will participate in
the ARRL DX SSB Contest as PJ4G (QSL via WA2NHA and LoTW) from
Bonaire (SA-006). Before and after the contest, between 25 February
and 11 March, look for activity by PJ4/K2NG, PJ4/K3SW and PJ4/NA2AA
(QSL via LoTW or direct to home calls). [TNX NG3K]
PY - Brazilian stations participating in the South American Lighthouses
Weekend (17-19 February) include PT5D from Arvoredo Island
(SA-027), PW5T from Santa Catarina Island (SA-026) and ZV1M from
Jurubaiba Island (SA-029). QSL via operatr's instructions.
S2 - Yuris, YL2GM and a large team (US7UX, UT7UJ, UT7UV, YL2KA, YL3CW
and possibly others) will be active as S21GM and S21KW from
Kuakata, Bangladesh on 15-27 March. They will operate CW, SSB and
RTTY on 160-10 metres with four stations. Owing to local
regulations, S21GM will be used during the first half of the
DXpedition, and S21KW during the second half. Please refrain from
working the second callsign on the same bands and modes you have
already worked the first one. QSLs via Club Log's OQRS (direct and
bureau) or via YL2GN (direct and bureau); the full logs will be
uploaded to LoTW three months after the end of the expedition. See
http://www.lral.lv/s21gm/ for more information.
V2 - Babs, DL7AFS and Lot, DJ7ZG will be active again as V21ZG from
Antigua (NA-100) from 28 February to 26 March. They will be QRV on
80-6 metres SSB and digital modes, and will also give 60m a try
(5357 kHz, PSK and SSB). QSL via DL7AFS, direct or bureau, and
LoTW; logsearch on Club Log.
VP2M - Charlie, K1XX will be active as VP2MMF from Montserrat (NA-103)
from 25 February to 5 March. He will operate CW and SSB on 160-10
metres, and will participate in the ARRL DX SSB Contest. Outside
the contest he will focus on the low bands CW. QSL via K1XX and
LoTW. [TNX The Daily DX]
XT - Elvira, IV3FSG will be active as XT2SE from Ouagadougou, Burkina
Faso from 17 February to 13 March. In her spare time she will
operate SSB, RTTY and PSK31 on 80-10 metres. QSL via Club Log's
OQRS or IK3GES.
UA - Special event stations R108M (QSL via RK3LC), R12APR (QSL via
R3LO), R1934G (QSL via R3LC) and RG61PP (QSL via RZ3LC) will be
active from 1 March to 30 April to commemorate the 56th anniversary
of Yuri Gagarin's first manned flight into outer space (12 April
1961). See www.gagarin.ga for complete information on the event,
online logs and the relevant awards. [TNX R3LO]
UA - The website for the RI0LI DXpedition to Leont'yeva, one of the
Medvezh'i Islands (AS-022) [425DXN 1343], is now up and running at
www.ri0li.com. Plans are for three operators (R2DG, R7AA and UA6EX)
to be QRV on 24-31 July (IOTA Contest included) with two stations
on 40, 30, 20 and 17 metres CW and SSB. On their way back they will
stop and be active as RA70AA from GUSMP Island (AS-070) on 1-3
August. Actual dates will depend on weather and local conditions.
QSLs via Club Log's OQRS, or via R7AA (direct or bureau).

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

ANTARCTIC ACTIVITY WEEK ---> The Worldwide Antarctic Program has announced
that the 14th Antarctic Activity Week will be held on 20-26 February. The
aim of this annual event is to promote worldwide interest in the Antarctic
continent. Special callsigns (QSL via operator's instructions) are expected
to be aired during this year's AAW from the following countries:
Australia VK2ANT
Austria OE88WAP, OE89ANT, OE90AAW
Canada CF7AAW/1
England GB0ANT
France TM14AAW, TM14WAP
Italy II1MNA, II2ANT, II3MNA, II8POLE, IR1ANT, IR2XIR, IR4ANT,
IR8AAW
Netherlands PA6ANT, PH17ANT
Poland HF0A
Spain AO1WAP, AO3ANT, AO4HAG, AO5ANT, AO5WAP, EG1WAP, EG5ANT,
EG5WAP, EH5ANT, EH5WAP
USA K4A
Complete information on the AAW can be found at www.waponline.it.

ARRL DX CW CONTEST ---> Object of the contest is for W/VE amateurs to work
as many stations in as many DXCC Entities as possible on the 160, 80, 40,
20, 15, and 10 metre bands, while DX stations (also including KH6, KL7, CY9
and CY0) work as many W/VE amateurs in as many of the 48 contiguous states
and provinces as possible (see www.arrl.org/arrl-dx for complete rules).
This year's event will run from 00.00 UTC on 18 February through 23.59 UTC
on the 19th. Do not forget to give a look at the Announced Operations
listing maintained by Bill, NG3K at www.ng3k.com/Misc/adxc2017.html - good
contest to you all!

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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

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3G1D XQ1FM DU2/JA1PBV JA1PBV P49MR VE3MR
3XY3D F5OZC DU3LA W3HNK P49X W0YK
4JT4K 4K4K E51ADD K7ADD PA160HZ PA5V
4M1K OH0XX EG4UUD EA4URA PA17CC PA7HPH
4M4C YV4YC EG8WRD EA8URA PB44FF PH0NO
4S7DLG DK8ZZ EH5EAR EA5AG PC55C PD7YY
4U7FOC S57DX EV90DOSAAF EU1EU PD38EU PD5MVH
4V1G W3HNK EX8VM RW6HS PJ4D W3HNK
5B4ALX IZ4AMS EY8MM K1BV PJ6T NM1Y
5B4AMM UT5UDX GB952MT M0WAG PJ7AA AA9A
5C28UA EA7FTR H44LG JE1LGY R1989A UA4AJD
5J0NA LW9EOC HC1WBT W0OR R2017M RK3AW
5K0N AA4NC HC2AO RC5A R80RTL UA3RF
5Z4/DL2RMC DL1RTL HL5KY W3HNK RI1ANN ZS1OIN
6E0C XE1EE HR5/F2JD F6AJA RM94AE RQ7L
6W2SC HA3AUI II3CV IK3HHX T88WJ JS3LSQ
6Y2T VE3DZ IR9RW IT9TQH TC2C TA1HZ
7P8EUDXF HA5AO IY4FGM I4KMW TI4VAA EA5IDQ
8P0P W0SA [b] IY7GMB HB9ARS TY2AC IZ1BZV
8P0P W3HNK [d] J42P SV2BXA TY2BP IK2IQD
8P1W KU9C J62DX EB7DX TZ4AM W0SA
8P50B KU9C KG4AW KG9LB UE28AFG RZ3QWW
8P9NX W0SA [b] KG4DY KE4KDY V26M W3HNK
8P9NX W3HNK [d] KG4WV W4WV V31AT K5PI
9H2017EU 9H1SP L77D LU6DC V31GW DK9GG
9H3NH JA0JHQ LO7H LU7HW V31JZ/p NN7A
9H3WHX UA4WHX LU4CJM/Z LU4AA V31MU W0MU
9J2BO G3TEV LX4A LX1NO V31RF K8NDS
9Q6BB W3HNK LY16W LY5W V31TA EA5GL
9X2AW M0OXO LZ45YE LZ1YE V31TP WC0W
A31MM EA5GL MX0YHC 2E0SDV V31VP WB0TEV
A5A JH1AJT N0J JJ2VLY VE100VIMY/VE6 N7RO
A71YY M0OXO OA4GL EA7HBC VE100VIMY/VE7 N7RO
A91SD A92AA OA6Q OE3NHW VI50ER VK3ER
A96A A92AA OE17WCB OE7AJT VP6EU DK2AMM
AT2FOC VU2PTT OF0RJ OH0RJ XM1150CAN VE1AEH
CE0Y/DF8AN DF8AN OF2IPA OH4MDY XX9D DL4SVA
CP5HK EA5IDQ OJ1ABOA OH2FFP YB9K HA3JB
CR3A EA5GL OV90EDR OZ1ACB ZB2TT M0URX
CR5WWI CT1EEB OX5T OZ0J ZF2LC W2SM
CX/N3BNA KA2AEV P3X UT5UDX ZP6/N3BNA KA2AEV
D4Z HB9DUR [d] P40L WA3FRP ZS6CCY K3IRV
D4Z IK2NCJ [b] P40LE K2LE ZV2C PY2CX
DL0DFF DL3HBZ P40RF KK9K ZV2K PY2SHF
DU1IST JA1HGY P40W N2MM ZZ2T PY2MNL

4U1ITU International Amateur Radio Club, Case Postale 6, 1211 Geneve 20,
Switzerland
5C5W Julio Volpe O'Neil, Apartado Postal 4062, 03080 Alicante, Spain
6W4AA Charles E. King, 767 Stonefield Ave, Charleston SC 29412, USA
9M4DXX P.O. Box 125, General Post Office, 10710 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
AO1WRD Federacion Digital EA, Apartado Postal 3050, 08200 Sabadell
(Barcelona), Spain
AO3WRD Federacion Digital EA, Apartado Postal 3050, 08200 Sabadell
(Barcelona), Spain
AO5WRD Federacion Digital EA, Apartado Postal 3050, 08200 Sabadell
(Barcelona), Spain
AO6WRD Federacion Digital EA, Apartado Postal 3050, 08200 Sabadell
(Barcelona), Spain
AO8WRD Federacion Digital EA, Apartado Postal 3050, 08200 Sabadell
(Barcelona), Spain
C6ABB Drew Scelba, 47 Hallvard Terrace, Rockaway NJ 07866, USA
C6AKQ Bob Patten, 2841 NW 112 Terrace, Plantation FL 33323 USA
C6APX Ivars Lauzums, 5150 Del Sol Drive, Merritt Island FL 32952, USA
C6ARU Tim Cotton, 3170 Sussex Way, Vero Beach FL 32966 USA
C6AUM Mike Cotton, 37 W. 21st St. Apt. 1504, New York NY 10010, USA
DK2AMM Erno Ogonovszky, Am Steinbruch 4, 09123 Chemnitz, Germany
DL4SVA Georg Tretow, Postfach 1114, 23931 Grevesmuehlen, Germany
EA5IDQ Jose Antonio Senent, Apartado Postal 70, 03140 Guardamar del
Segura (Alicante), Spain
F5OZC Alain Rebondy, 4 rue des Violettes, 49260 Breze, France
HA3AUI Brucker Peter, Zamardi, PF. 15, 8621, Hungary
HA3JB Kutasi Gabor, Siofok, Koch R. utca 10/A I/4, 8600, Hungary
HA5AO Gaspar Istvan, Budapest, Rakoczi u. 85., 1196, Hungary
HV0A Francesco Valsecchi, Via Bitossi 21, 00136 Roma RM, Italy
HV5PUL Luca Della Giovampaola, Via Cremera 11, 00198 Roma RM, Italy
JA1PBV Sadao Ito, 3-8-12 Baraki, Ishioka-shi, Ibaraki-ken, 315-0042,
Japan
JH1AJT Y. Zorro Miyazawa, P.O. Box 8, Oiso-machi, Naka-Gun,
Kanagawa-ken, 259-0111, Japan
NN7A Art Phillips, P.O. Box 73, Eckert CO 81418, USA
OA4TT John Henry, 8345 NW 66 St #B4451, Miami FL 33166, USA
OZ11A Leif Nielsen, Stenhoejvej 280, 9900 Frederikshavn, Denmark
PY0F/PP1CZ Leo Ferreira, Caixa Postal 5099, Vitoria-ES, 29045-970, Brazil
PY0F/PY2QI Erwin Hubsch Neto, Caixa Postal 260, Indaiatuba-SP, 13330-970,
Brazil
S01A Arseli Echeguren Bardeci, Barrena 6 1 Izq, 01408 Luiaondo
(Alava), Spain

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