425 DX News #1685

19 August 2023 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
No 1685
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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

4W - Alan, VK1AO has been active again as 4W/VK1AO from Dili, Timor
Leste (OC-148) since 15 August, and expects to remain there until
30 August. He operates mainly FT8 on 40-12 metres. QSL via LoTW,
eQSL and Club Log's OQRS.
5X - Czech DXpedition Group's members OK1BOA, OK1FCJ and OK6DJ will be
active as 5X3K from Uganda between 28 September and 7 October, with
"full operation" expected on 1-6 October. They will operate SSB,
CW, RTTY and FT8 on 160-10 metres. QSL via LoTW, Club Log's OQRS,
or via OK6DJ. See https://www.cdxp.cz/ for more information.
9M - Several special event stations located in various Malaysian states
and federal territories will celebrate the 66th anniversary of
Malaysia's independence (31 August 1957) on 30 August-1 September.
Active from West Malaysia will be 9M66MA, 9M66MB, 9M66MC, 9M66MD,
9M66MJ, 9M66MK, 9M66MM, 9M66MN, 9M66MP, 9M66MR, 9M66MT and 9M66MW.
Active from East Malaysia will be 9M66MQ (Sarawak) and 9M66MS
(Sabah). QSL via operator's instructions.
E5_nc - AA7JV, HA5YD, HA7RY and KN4EEI will be active as E51D from Penhryn
Atoll, North Cook Islands [425DXN 1684] from 19 August to 10 Sep-
tember. They will set up on the island using their Radio In a Box
stations, and will also have remote operators from all around the
the globe, with activity on 160-6 metres CW, SSB and FT8.
ES - Ed, ES2TT will be active as ES2TT/0 from Hiiumaa Island (EU-034) on
26-27 August. He plans to operate SSB and CW from 4-5 lighthouses
on the island. QSL via Club Log's OQRS, or via home call (direct
and bureau). [TNX SP5PB]
F - Special callsign TM44CDXC will be active from 26 August to 9
September for the 44th Convention of the Clipperton DX Club
(https://cdxc.org/) to be held on l'Ile d'Oleron on 8-10 September.
QSL via F5CWU's OQRS (http://www.f5cwu.net/oqrs/).
FH - The Radio Club de Provins (F6KOP) will be active as TO8FH from
Mayotte (AF-027) on 10-22 October. Plans are for a large team
DL3GA, HB9GWJ and ON7RN) to operate CW, SSB and digital modes on
160-6 metres as well as via QO-100. QSL via LoTW, Club Log's OQRS,
or via F5GSJ. See https://to8fh.wordpress.com for more information
as well as https://www.facebook.com/to8fh/ for updates.
GM - Col, MM0NDX and Jonathan, MM0OKG will be active as MS0INT/p from
Fair Isle (EU-012) on 25-28 August. This will be a "lightweight
expedition with 100w radios, vertical antennas and a small beam for
6m". QSL via LoTW or EB7DX. [TNX DX World]
JW - Tom, LA6VDA (OH6VDA) will be active again as JW6VDA from the
Svalbard Amatorradioklubb (https://jw5e.com/) from 30 August to 6
September. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, Club Log's OQRS or via the bureau
to LA6VDA.
OJ0 - Henri, OH3JR has been on Market Reef (EU-053) since 11 August, and
will remain there for a few more days. Look for him to be active in
his spare time as OJ0JR until 25 August. He operates CW, FT8 and
some SSB on various bands. QSL via OH3JR and LoTW, he also uploads
his log to Club Log.
ON - Members of the ONZ Oostkust Radioclub (ON6HC) will be active as
OP10KF on 1-30 September to celebrate the 10th anniversary since
Filip (Philippe), King of the Belgians, accessed the throne. QSL
via the bureau.
OX - Joe, OZ0J will be active as OX0J from Maniitsoq Island (NA-220) on
15-21 September. He will be QRV on 80-10 metres depending on free
space for antennas. QSL via Club Log's OQRS (preferred), LoTW, or
via home call. See https://ox0j.oz0j.dk/ for more information.
SV - Christo, LZ3FN and Thomas, SV2CLJ will be active as SV8/LZ3FN and
SV8/SV2CLJ from Skyros Island (EU-060) on 1-7 September. They will
operate CW, SSB and digital modes on 80-2 metres. QSL SV8/LZ3FN via
LZ1PM; QSL SV8/SV2CLJ via Club Log's OQRS, LoTW, or via home call.
SV - Members of the Cyclades Amateur Radio Association (SZ8ERS) will be
active again as SZ8G from the lighthouse on Gaiduronisi, Syros
Island (EU-067) on 19-20 August. They will operate CW, SSB and FT8
on 80-10 metres. Paper cards will not be provided, but the log will
be uploaded to LoTW, Club Log and eQSL. [TNX SZ8ERS]
SV5 - Claudio, HB9OAU will be active as SV5/HB9OAU from Karpathos Island,
Dodecanese (EU-001) on 5-21 September. He will operate SSB, CW,
RTTY and FT8 on 80-10 metres. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, or direct to home
T32 - Ken, KH6QJ will be active again as T32AZ from Kiritimati/Christmas
Island (OC-024), East Kiribati between 1 September and 17 October.
QSL via KH6QJ, direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
TI - Special callsign TI70RC will be active on 1-30 September to cele-
brate the 70th anniversary of the Radio Club de Costa Rica (TI0RC),
founded on 29 September 1953. QSL via LoTW.
V4 - Once again John, W5JON will be active as V47JA from St. Kitts (NA-
104) from 28 August to 12 September. He will operate SSB and FT8 on
the HF bands and 6 metres. QSL via LoTW, or direct only to W5JON.
VK9L - Bob, W7YAQ and Al, K7AR will be active as VK9LAA from Lord Howe
Island (OC-004) from 20 September to 4 October, including an entry
in the CQ WW RTTY DX Contest (23-24 September). They will run two
stations on 160-6 metres. QSL via Club Log's OQRS, LoTW, or via
W7YAQ. [TNX DX World]
W - Members of the Old Barney Amateur Radio Club will be active as N2OB
from 'Old Barney', the Barnegat Lighthouse on Long Beach Island
(NA-111) on 19 August (13-21 UTC). Look for activity on 40 and 20m
SSB and FT8. QSL via N2OO (https://www.oqrs.net/n2oo/).

PACIFIC TRIP ---> Uli, DL2AH is going to be active again from the Pacific:
31 August-14 September KH0/DL2AH Rota, Mariana Islands (OC-086)
16-30 September KH2/DL2AH Guam (OC-026)
3-15 October V7... Majuro (OC-029), Marshall Islands
18-30 October V63AH Kosrae (OC-059), Micronesia
He will operate SSB and FT8 on 80-6 metres. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, or direct to

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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

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WW DIGI DX CONTEST ---> The fourth edition of the World Wide Digi DX Contest
("WW Digi") will take place on 26-27 August (from 12:00 UTC to 11:59 UTC).
The objective is for amateurs around the world to contact as many other ama-
teurs in as many Maidenhead Grid Fields as possible using the FT4 and FT8
modes on 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10m. See https://ww-digi.com/ for complete
information. WW Digi is a collaboration between the World Wide Radio Opera-
tors Foundation (WWROF) and the Slovenia Contest Club (SCC).

+ SILENT KEY + Enrique Garcia Munive, XE2AA passed away on 14 August. He was
a keen IOTA activator with several operations under his belt over the past
twenty years or so. His most recent efforts were as XF1S (NA-167, December
2022) and the March-April 2023 tour as XF2C (NA-135), XF3O (NA-090), XF3M
(NA-045) and XF3H (NA-045).


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