425 DX News #1423

11 August 2018 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
No 1423

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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

5B - 5B4AIE, DL8JJ, G4PVM and MM0NDX will be active as C4II from Agios
Georgios Island (AS-120) on 25-27 August. They plan to operate CW,
SSB and FT8 on 80-10 metres, and possibly on 6m. QSL route to be
announced. [TNX DX World]
9A - Duby, 9A6DR is active again as 9A6DR/p from Kolocep Island (EU-016)
until around 20 October. In his spare time he is QRV on 40, 20, 10
and 6 metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX 9A6DR]
F - Gil, F4FET will be active as F4FET/p from Moutons Island (EU-094)
and lighthouse on 18-19 August. He will operate SSB on 80-17m. QSL
via home call, direct or bureau.
F - A large multinational team of YL operators will be active as TM64YL
from Noirmoutier Island (EU-064) on 25-31 August. They will operate
SSB, CW, RTTY and FT8. QSL via F4GDI, direct or bureau. [TNX F8REF]
F - Jacques, F6HMJ will be active as SV8/F6HMJ from Ios Island (EU-067)
from 27 August to 6 September. He will operate CW and some SSB on
40-10 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX F6AJA]
G - GB250CC is a special callsign for the Pontefract and District
Amateur Radio Society to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Captain
James Cook's first scientific voyage of discovery to the Pacific
Ocean (1768-1771). The first activity will take place on 23 August
for 28 days, to mark the sailing of Cook's ship, the "Endeavour",
from Plymouth (25 August 1768). Other activities will follow to
coincide with key moments in the voyage. QSL via LoTW and eQSL;
paper cards go to GB250CC (bureau) or direct to G0BPK.
HH - EA1ACP, EA1DVY, EA7FTR, EB7DX, HH2JR and HH2MK will be active as
4V7R from Haiti (NA-096) on 19-29 October. They will operate CW,
SSB, RTTY and FT8 on 160-6 metres. QSL via EB7DX. The website for
the operation is on http://lazydxers.com/4v7r/index.html.
OE - Special callsigns OE18BALLON (18-25 August) and OE23HABC (16-26
August) will be active for the 23rd FAI World Hot Air Balloon
Championship to be held in Gross-Siegharts, Austria.
SM - Baldur, DJ6SI will be active as SD6X on 12-20 August, including
participation in the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend
from the Pater Noster lighthouse on Hamneskar Island (EU-043). QSL
via home call.
T8 - Nobu, JA0JHQ (http://pandasan.jimdo.com/) will be active again as
T88PB from Koror (OC-009), Palau from 31 August to 3 September.
Main activity will be during the All Asian DX SSB Contest (1-2
September), with some CW (especially on 30m) and possibly FT8
outside the contest. QSL via LoTW (preferred) or direct to JA0JHQ.
UA - Mike, UA1QV has postponed his RI1OA expedition to Novaya Zemlya
(EU-035) [425DXN 1422] owing to "serious questions" about the "the
reliability of the vessel". Another attempt will be made later this
year on the yacht "Apostol Andrey" (the same ship that Mike and the
RI0B team will be using for their Artic Legends IOTA DXpedition).
V3 - Victor, WB0TEV will be active again as V31VP from Blackman Eddy in
central Belize on 16-22 August, including participation in the
SARTG WW RTTY Contest and the North American QSO Party SSB (18-19
August). QSL via Club Log's OQRS, or via WB0TEV (direct or bureau).
V4 - Gary, G0FWX will be active as V47FWX from St Kitts (NA-104) on
18-25 August, and again on 7-14 November. QSL via M0URX's OQRS and
LoTW. [TNX DX World]
VK9X - Tony G2NF, Nigel G3TXF, Chris G3SVL, David G3WGN and Mike G3WPH
will be active as VK9XG from Christmas Island (OC-002) on 17-30
October. They will operate CW, SSB, FT8 DXpedition mode and perhaps
RTTY on 160-10m with four stations. QSL via LoTW, Club Log's OQRS
or via G3TXF. See http://www.6gs.org.uk/christmas-island-2018/ for
more information.
W - Members of the Old Barney ARC will be active as N2OB from 'Old
Barney', the Barnegat Lighthouse on Long Beach Island (NA-111) on
18 August, from bout 13 UTC to 21 UTC. They will operate SSB and
some CW and FT8 on 40 and 20 metres. QSL VIA N2OO. [TNX The Daily
W - Wey, K8EAB will be active again as K4G from St. George Island
(NA-085) on 20-25 August. QSL via Club Log for electronic IOTA
credit (preferred), or direct to K8EAB.
XT - A Slovenian team (S54W, S57L, S58Y, S59ZZ and S50A) will be active
as XT2SZZ from Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso on 22-30 October.
Activity will be on various HF bands and 6 metres. They will
participate in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest. QSL via S59ZZ.
XV - Jacek, SP5APW will be active as 3W9JK from Cham Island (AS-162) on
15-22 September, and then as 3W9JK/p from Hoi An (mainland Vietnam)
on 22-27 September. He will operate SSB on 20-6 metres. QSL via
Club Log's OQRS, or via SP5APW. [TNX DX World]
YB - Look for YB3MM/8, YB8OUN/8, YC8OBM/8, YD8MGN/8 and possibly others
to be active from Waleakodi Island (OC-213) on 18-21 August. Plans
are to operate mainly CW and FT8 with three stations and a focus on
40, 30 and 20 metres. See qrz.com for QSL information. [TNX
Mediterraneo DX Club]
Z6 - Tev, TA1HZ will be active as Z68HZ from Kosovo on 17-27 August. He
will operate maily SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW (preferred), ordirect
to home call.

BALKAN TOUR ---> Franco, IZ5YHD will be active holiday style as Z6/IZ5YHD
from Kosovo on 20-26 August, and as Z3/IZ5YHD from Macedonia on 27-31
August. He will operate SSB on the HF bands. QSL via home call.

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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

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425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The July 2018 issue is now available for download
at http://www.425dxn.org/index.php. [TNX IZ3EBA]

3B7A ---> Written by Diego, F4HAU, the story of the recent operation from
Saint Brandon (5-17 April) is now available on the DXpedition's website:

QSL VE3KTB/VY0 ---> Since the sad news of the passing of VE7IG, QSL cards
for VE3KTB/VY0's activity from Axel Heiberg Island (NA-043, July 2016)
should no longer be requested via that route. New cards are being printed
and will be available via M0OXO's OQRS.

VP6D ---> The VP6D team now includes DJ9RR, HA0NAR, K3EL, K5GS, N6HC, N6WM,
N6XG, PY2PT, UT6UD, W1SRD, W2LK, WA6O, ZL3CW and the newly added DXpedition
veteran Rob Fanfant, N7QT. The Ducie Island 2018 project is on schedule, and
the equipment will soon begin its long journey to New Zealand. See
https://www.vp6d.com/ for complete information.


QSLs received direct or through managers: 3B7A, 3C0W, 3C3W,3V8CB, 6Y5IDX,
EO32U, H40D (OC-179), H40YM, H44R (OC-168), H44R/p (OC-158), H44YM, H91IT
(NA-072), KL7RRC/p (NA-234), UK9AA, V5/DK1CE, VD105A, VD1BOOM, VE2SPEED,
VQ5Z, XF1IM (NA-078), XF2L (NA-221 and NA-224), XV1X.


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