425 DX News #1425

25 August 2018 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
No 1425

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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

3B8 - Hans, PA3HGT will be active again as 3B8/PA3HGT from Mauritius
(AF-049) on 4-24 September. He will operate SSB and possibly some
digital mode on 40, 20 and 10 metres. QSL via home call, direct or
bureau. [TNX DX World]
7Q - Alex, IW5ELA will operate mainly CW as 7Q7ELA on 17-26 September.
It will be a "suitcase operation" while touring Malawi. All QSOs
will be confirmed automatically via the bureau. Logsearch on Club
CE - XR208A, XR208B, XR208C and XR208D are the special callsigns for the
Discolo DX Group (http://discolodxgroup.cl/) to celebrate the 208th
anniversary of the First Government Junta. Established on 18
September 1810, it proclaimed Chile an autonomous republic within
the Spanish monarchy, and w as the earliest step in the Chilean
struggle for independence. They will operate SSB, PSK31 and FT8 on
the HF bands on 1-30 September. All QSOs will be confirmed
automatically via the bureau.
EA9 - Haru, JA1XGI will be active as EA9/W1XGI from Melilla on 16-22
October. He will operate mainly CW and FT8 on various HF bands. QSL
via Club Log's OQRS, LoTW or via JA1XGI. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
F - Philippe, F5PTA will be active as TM70ONU from Lyon (France)
between 1 September and 27 December. The special callsign is in
celebration of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations General
Assembly's adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration
of Human Rights (10 December 1948). QSL via eQSL only.
FG - Laci, HA0NAR will be active as FG/HG0R from Guadeloupe (NA-102)
from 27 August to 7 September. He will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on
160-6 metres. QSL via Club Log's OQRS or via home call. [TNX DX
HB0 - Look for Tina, HB0/DL5YL and Fred, HB0/DL5YM to be active once
again from Masescha, Liechtenstein from 20 September to 6 October.
They will operate CW, some SSB and RTTY during the CQ WW DX RTTY
Contest. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX DX Newsletter]
JD1_mt - Take, JG8NQJ/JD1 has been on Minami Torishima [425DXN 1403] since
17 May, and will remain there until 6 September (later than
expected). In his spare time he operates CW on 17 and 15 metres.
QSL via JA8CJY [(direct) or via JG8NQJ (bureau).
JW - Torsten, DL4APJ (digital modes and SSB) and Peter, DJ2AX (CW and
SSB) will be active as JW/DL4APJ and JW/DJ2AX from the JW5E club
station in Longyearbyen (EU-026), Svalbard on 20-25 September. QSL
via home calls. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
KH2 - After atteding this weekend's JARL Ham Fair in Tokyo, Martti OH2BH
will be active as AH3D/KH2 from Guam (OC-026) from 28 August to 3
September. He plans to participate in the All Asian DX Contest with
"another slick contest call" to be announced. QSL via OH2BH. [TNX
OZ - Maarten PD2R (OV2T), Jan PA7JWC (5Q7DX), Wino PA0ABM and Sven
PA1SVM will be active from Vendsyssel-Thy (EU-171) on 14-21
September. They will operate SSB and CW on 40-6 metres with two
stations. QSL 5Q7DX v ia PA7JWC (bureau preferred) or LOTW;
logsearch on Club Log. QSL OV2T via PA0ABM or LoTW; logsearch and
OQRS on Club Log.
SV5 - Claudio, HB9OAU will be active again as SV5/HB9OAU from Karpathos,
Dodecanese (EU-001) on 8-20 September. He will operate SSB and FT8
on 80-10 metres. QSL via home call (direct or bureau), LoTW and
eQSL; logsearch on Club Log. [TNX DX World]
TA - Ankara Youth Contest Team's members Golkem, TA7AZC and Furkan,
TA7AOF will be active as TC2F between 29 August and 4 September,
Including participation in the All Asian DX SSB Contest (1-2
September). QSL via LoTW, direct or by the bureau. [TNX NG3K]
TT - Ken, LA7GIA will be active as TT8KO from N'Djamena, Chad on 9-21
October. He will operate CW and maybe some SSB on 160-10 metres.
More information is expected in due course.
VK - 22 September 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the first wireless
transmission between Australia and the United Kingdom. Messages
were transmitted from the Marconi station at Waunfawr (Wales) and
were received by Ernest Fisk at Wahroonga (Sydney). As part of the
Centenary celebrations, the Wireless Institute of Australia will
hold an on-air event that will run on 1-30 September. State and
Territory special callsigns VI#MARCONI will be active on a roster
basis. In addition, the Hornsby and Districts Amateur Radio Club
will be active as VK100MARCONI. Complete information can be found
on http://www.wia.org.au/newsevents/marconi100/about/.
W - Organized by the Citrus Belt ARC, the 19th annual Route 66 On The
Air special event celebrates the historic US Highway 66. Twenty-one
amateur radio stations using 1x1 callsigns (from W6A through W6U)
will operate from cities along the "Mother Road" on 8-16 September.
See http://w6jbt.org/ for information about the event and QSL
ZA - A large team of operators from Albania, Austria and Slovenia will
be active as ZA5V from Lake Shkodra (JN92rd) on 1-12 October. They
will be QRV on 6 and 2 metres EME, as well on 80-10 metres "all
modes". QSL via OE6FNG.
ZL7 - Shige JH1GNU, Kaz JH1HRJ and Tack JE1SCJ will be active as ZL7X
from the Chatham Islands (OC-038) on 16-22 October. They will
operate CW, SSB and FT8 on 160-10 metres. Announced frequencies for
"Fox & Hound" FT8 are 3563, 7060, 10140, 14095, 18105, 21095, 24920
and 28095 kHz. More information on https://www.qrz.com/db/zl7x. QSL
via LoTW and eQSL; traditional cards via JA0VSH, direct or bureau.
Logsearch on Club Log.

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Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

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4U1UN ---> On 22 August Adrian, KO8SCA completed the installation of the
antenna on the roof of the United Nations HQ building in New York City. He
was able "to put 4U1UN on the air from the 41st floor to run some tests at
the barefoot levels. He managed to work about 50 stations on 14.240 MHz
between about 1615Z and 1645Z. In the future he hopes to be able to get the
amplifier online and remote the station down to the third floor. This new
location will make it easier for guest operators to activate the 4U1UN
station". QSL via LoTW, or via HB9BOU (direct or bureau). [TNX The Daily DX]

RI0B ---> Along all the way from Arkhangelsk to Cape Chelyuskin and back,
the RI0B team will be signing RT9K/mm while sailing on the yacht "Apostol
Andrey" (whose worldwide-famous skipper, Nikolay Litau, is an amateur radio
operator himself, R3CN). Three operators (UA9KDF, UA9LDD and UA1QV) will
leave Arkhangelsk on 25-26 August. They will meet the rest of the team
(RW0BG and UA0BA) at Dikson on 5 September, and then proceed immediately to
the Firnley Islands (AS-054). On their way back they will stop and be QRV
from other five IOTA groups: AS-121, AS-104, AS-068, AS-087 and AS-005.
Owing to the long route and unpredicatble weather conditions, it is not
possible to announce the actual dates of island activity. Read the latest
news on http://legendsarctic.com/novosti as well as the DXpedition's diary
on http://legendsarctic.com/dnevnik_ekspedicii_ri0b.

YASME ---> The Yasme Foundation (http://www.yasme.org/) has announced the
election of Marty Woll, N6VI as the newest Foundation Director. The Board of
Directors now includes N0AX (President), K4ZW (Vice-President and Interim
Secretary), W6OAT (Treasurer), PB2T, OH2BH, K3ZO, W6RGG and N6VI
(Directors). The Yasme Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation organized
to support scientific and educational projects related to amateur radio,
including DXing and the introduction and promotion of amateur radio in
developing countries.

+ SILENT KEYS + Marek Bobowski, SP8CUW died tragically of electrocution on
18 August, while working on his contest station. He was the driving force
behind the SN8B Contest Team, and a team member of SN0HQ. Also reported SK
is Witold "Wit" Marchewka, SP6WM who passed away on 21 August. Licenced
since 1952, he was "a mentor and one of the pioneers of amateur radio in
Lower Silesia", SQ6IYV says.


QSLs received direct or through managers: 3C0W, 3C3W,3G9JA, 4B4B (NA-030),
5C5AF (AF-065), 9A1WFF (EU-136), 9A90P (EU-090), 9X9PJ, C8X (AF-061),
H44R (OC-168), H44R/p (OC-158), JD1BMH (AS-031), JY4CI, KL7RRC/p (NA-234),
VO1SIX, VP9KF, VY0ERC (NA-008), XP3A, YB8BMW/p (OC-242), YB8HZ/p (OC-242),
Z68M, ZS9Z, ZZ18FWC.


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