18 March 2017 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
No 1350
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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

9A - Radio Club Libertas 9A4J will be active as 9A21RBM on 1-15 April.
The special callsign is a tribute for Ronald H. Brown, the US
Secretary of Commerce who was killed, along with 34 others, in a
1996 plane crash near Dubrovnik. QSL via 9A4J or 9A5AX. [TNX 9A2AA]
A2 - Nobby, G0VJG and a large group of operators will be active again as
A25UK () from Botswana from 25 April to 5 May.
They will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 160-6 metres with up to
five stations. QSL via M0OXO's OQRS () and
LoTW. [TNX DX World]
DU - Marc, ON5SM will be active again as DU9/ON5SM from Cagayan de Oro
on the island of Mindanao (OC-130), Philippines from 4 April to 24
May. He will operate SSB, digital and SSTV on 80-6 metres. QSL via
home call, direct or bureau. He will not use LoTW or Club Log. [TNX
The Daily DX]
E5_nc - Cezar, VE3LYC plans to be active as E51LYC from Pukapuka Atoll
(OC-098), North Cook Islands on 9-23 May. This IOTA group was last
activated more than 22 years ago. He will operate CW and SSB on
40-10 metres. More information is expected in due course. [TNX DX
World]
F - Fought in France in April 1917, the Battle of Vimy Ridge "awakened
a sense of national identity in Canadians" which has been described
as "the moment when Canada leapt in spirit from colony to nation".
Commemorating the centenary of Vimy Ridge, special event station
TM100VIMY will be active on 1-9 April. A multi-national team of
seventeen operators will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 160-6 metres
around the clock. QSL via N7RO, bureau, Club Log's OQRS and LoTW.
See for more information.
JW - Kaare, LA8EKA (JW8EKA)and Morten, LA9BX (JW9BX) will be active from
Longyearbyen (EU-026), Svalbard on 21-22 March. They will operate
SSB and possibly some CW on 80-10 metres. QSL via home calls,
direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
PY - Look for PY2/LU9EFO, PU2KBD/p and PU7TDX/p to be active from Ilha
de Sao Sebastiao (SA-028) on 24-26 March. They will operate SSB on
various bands. QSL via operator's instructions. [TNX DX World]
S2 - S21ZED and S21ZEE (not S21GM and S21KW as previously announced) are
the callsigns issued to the 15-27 March DXpedition to Bangladesh
[425DXN 1346]: S21ZED will be the call for the seven days, followed
by S21ZEE for the remaining five days. Please refrain from working
the second callsign on the same bands and modes you have already
worked the first one. Four stations will be active on 160-10 metres
CW, SSB and RTTY. QSLs via Club Log's OQRS (direct and bureau) or
via YL2GN (direct and bureau, email requests for bureau cards to
yl2gn[@]lral.lv); the full logs will be uploaded to LoTW within
three months after the end of the expedition. More information and
updates on .
SM - Jef, DD2CW and Dirk, ON3UN will be active from SI9AM (the King
Chulalongkorn Memorial Amateur Radio Society, ) in
Ragunda on 22-29 March. Main activity will be during the CQ WPX SSB
Contest. QSL via SM3TIR, direct or bureau.
UA - Special event station RY83HN will be active from 17 March to 2
April for the 83rd Festival of the North (the "Polar Olympics") to
be held in Murmansk. QS via operator's instructions. [TNX qrz.ru]
UA - The website for the R71RRC IOTA expedition to Arakamchechen Island
(AS-071) [425DXN 1345] is now up and running: .
Plans are for three operators to be QRV on 40, 30, 20 and 17 metres
CW and SSB with two stations. Depending on local conditions,
activity is expected to take place for "at least 5-7 days" between
7 and 17 April. QSL via UA3AKO, direct or bureau; OQRS on Club Log.
VP5 - John, AF3K and Ross, W2TT will be active as VP5/AF3K and VP5/W2TT
from Providenciales, Caicos Islands (NA-002) on 23-30 March. QSLs
via LoTW or direct to W2TT. Activity will be holiday style except
for operation in the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest as VP5P (QSL via LoTW or
W2TT). [TNX NG3K]
VQ9 - Jim, ND9M is going to be active again from Diego Garcia (AF-006),
Chagos. His VQ96JC license is valid until July, but he will try and
get VQ917JC, as he has used "year-specific special calls every year
starting in 2007". Plans are to be QRV for about three hours during
his evenings, as he has t o commute between his ship and his
operating location on the island, then set up and break down each
time. He operates mainly CW, with some SSB and digital modes. QSL
via home call. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
XE - XF2L [425DXN 1340] is confirmed to be active from Isla de Lobos
(NA-221) on 24-26 March. QSL direct to XE1SOV (or use PayPal:
ricardoorozcoc[@]hotmail.com); logsearch on the Grupo Puebla DX's
website: .
ZF - Royce KE5TC as ZF2TC (QSL via home call and LoTW) and Fred K5QBX as
ZF2FL (QSL via home call) will be active holiday style from the
Cayman Islands (NA-016) on 21-26 March. They will operate SSB, CW
and digital modes.

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Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

IOTA PLAQUE OF EXCELLENCE ---> "Islands On The Air (IOTA) Ltd has just
completed a very successful first year", G3KMA reported on the IOTA website
() on 16 March, "and has decided that this needs to
be commemorated with a special offer to the IOTA Community. For one year it
offers an enhanced opportunity to everyone who has put in the long time
commitment and reached the 750 IOTA benchmark to purchase the beautiful 750
Islands Plaque of Excellence at the specially reduced price of GBP 90 (UK
recipient), GBP 100 (EU) and GBP 110 (Rest of World). These prices include
shipping and apply for purchases of the Plaque made between 1 January and 31
December 2017".

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Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

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CALL MANAGER CALL MANAGER CALL MANAGER
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3G1D XQ1FM ED7R EA7IZJ OF2IPA OH4MDY
3V8CB LX1NO EE7P EA7ATX OH0AM OH2BH
4J0SFR 4K4K EL2DT EL2FM OP0PPY ON7LX
4L8A K1BV EP2LMA EA5GL OR100LCI ON8ZL
4M4C YV4YC ES0VB UA4WHX OX5T OZ0J
5J0NA LW9EOC EY8MM K1BV OX7RST K7ICE
5K0N AA4NC GB1SWC M0URX P40P W5AJ
5T2AI NI5DX H40MS DL2GAC P49Y AE6Y
5U5R EA5RM HC0E HC1QRC PJ4G WA2NHA
5V7V EA5GL HH2/VA3MPG VE3NLS PJ7AA AA9A
5X8C ON6NL HI3K KB2MS R1918M RK3AW
5Z4/DL2RMC DL1RTL HI3MRV EA5GL RK90DR R9XC
6E0C XE1EE HI3Y RW6HS RT9K/9 RX9KM
6Y1LZ K1LZ HK0/WJ2O N2ZN S21ZED YL2GN
6Y4K VE3NE HK3C NR6M T2AQ SP7DQR
8P1W KU9C HK3Q W2GR T2QR SP7DQR
8P50B KU9C HK5/OZ1AA OZ1ACB T32AZ KH6QJ
8P9IF G3PJT HR2DMR KD4POJ T88MZ JH0CKF
9G5X M0OXO HV0A IK0FVC T88WI JH1BGH
9H2017EU 9H1SP II0ICH IM0QMA T88XH JA0EKI
9H3YY DL2JRM II0IDP IS0GFR TC102GP TA3AHJ
9N7EI M0OXO II0IDR IZ0FVD TI5M TI2KAC
9Q6BB W3HNK II0MPO 9A8SST [b] TM0CXX F6FMT
9X0SS EA5GL II0MPO IQ0XV [d] TM40LUB F4PCM
A93JA KE5JA II1ICS I1SAF TM7F F6KRC
AT3T VU2PTT II1IGG I2AZ TO3Z F6HMQ
AT5M VU2MUD II3ICZ IQ3GA TO5A F5VHJ
C37NL C37URA II5IDK IQ5LI TU7C F1ULQ
C6AKA K6UDA II8GIRF IK8HEQ TY2AC IZ1BZV
C6APY M0OXO II8ICN IQ8XS UI0L RW0MM
CE3WW XQ4CW II9ICF IT9MRM V26M W3HNK
CI1AAA KC1CWF II9IGA IT9CKA V31GX G4SGX
CO6HZ EA5ZD II9IGJ IT9MRM V31PS 2E0SDV
CO6LC IZ1GDB JD1BLY JI5RPT V3A M0OXO
CQ8M CU2ARA KL7/VE7ACN VE7ACN VE100VIMY/VO1 N7RO
CS2C OK1RF KL7SB NI5DX VE100VIMY/VY1 N7RO
CU2KG OH2BH KP3Z N4AO VP5H W0GJ
CV7S CX7SS KP4RV WP4PGY VR2USJ JF1RCY
CX9AU EA5GL LA1742K LA6K VY1RST K7ICE
DM60BER DL1BWU LU4ZS LU4DXU XO1X KC1CWF
DR0F DM4DL LY27A LY5A XR5M IK2DUW
DR0HARZ DF5AN LY27W LY5W YR0UCRR YO5KDV
DU1KA NR6M LZ139LO LZ1KCP ZB2CN DJ9WH
E51ANQ DJ5NQ NP4A W3HNK ZD8RH G4DBW
E51DWC OK1DWC NP4DX W3HNK ZF2AG AD8J
E51KTA M1KTA OA4SS KB6J ZF2BI K4BI
EA8BH OH2BH OA6Q OE3NHW ZF2CA G4CWH
EA9/DJ6TF DL7DF OE11SO OE6WIG ZV2C PY2CX
EA9/DL7DF DL7DF OE11WG OE6XRG ZV2K PY2SHF
EA9/DL7UFN DL7DF OE40SO OE6XMG ZW8T PS8HF
EA9/DL7UFR DL7DF OE40WG OE6XUG ZX5J NZ4DX

DL7DF Sigi Presch, Wilhelmsmuehlenweg 123, 12621 Berlin, Germany
EA5RM Antonio Gonzales, Apartado 930, 03200 Elche (Alicante), Spain
EL2FM Joe Brown, 10 Oldhams Lane, Bolton, BL1 6PN, United Kingdom
FS/VE1KG Serge Szpilfogel, 50 Fader Road, Bayside, NS B3Z 1L7, Canada
GP0STH Ron Bennett, 17 Truro Close, St. Helens, WA11 9EL, United Kingdom
H40FN Siegfried Hari, Postfach 1224, 63488 Seligenstadt, Germany
HP1XT G. Erik Janssens, PO Box 1074, Brackettville TX 78832, USA
II0CXX Fabio Bonucci, Via delle Sterlizie 10, 00053 Civitavecchia RM,
Italy
IK2DUW Antonello Passarella, Via M. Gioia 6, 20812 Limbiate MB, Italy
M0OXO Charles Wilmott, 60 Church Hill, Royston, Barnsley, S71 4NG,
United Kingdom
RX9KM Aleksandr A. Kovalevsky, 14 mkrn 8-24, Gubkinsky, Yamalo-Nenetsky
AO, 629831, Russia
SP7DQR Marek Niedzielski, Skr. Poczt. 25, 25-030 Kielce 10, Poland
TU5AX Christian Saint-Arroman, 123 Chemin de Mousteguy, Chemin Comexa,
64990 Urcuit, France
VE7ACN Mikhail Zavarukhin, 7581 Mark Crescent, Burnaby, BC V5A 1Z2, Canada
VK9VKL Cliff Tindall, P.O. Box 752, Christmas Island WA 6798, Australia
YL2GN Ziedonis Knope, P.O.Box 55, Balvi LV-4501, Latvia

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