The Ohio/Penn Dx PacketCluster
DX Bulletin No. 1069.2
July 13, 2012
Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
Provided by BARF80.ORG (Cleveland, Ohio)
Thanks to the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, Northern Ohio DX Association, Ohio/Penn PacketCluster Network, AB5K & the AR TelNet Clusters Network, 9A6AA, LU8ADX, N4GN, VU2PTT and various sources for the following DX information.
2012 IARU HF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
This is a special bulletin to accommodate the late IARU HF World Championship announcements. Also, we wanted to provide the readers with a consolidated listing of the IARU HF World Championship participants. Here are the following stations to be active in the IARU HF World Championship this weekend:
------------------------------------------------------------------------ Contest DXCC QSL Comments Callsign Entity Route ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 5B/RT9T Cyprus RT9T 6D0LM Mexico FMRE HQ station 8N1HQ Japan AUTOMATIC VIA BUREAU 160m/CW, 40m/CW/SSB, 15m/SSB and 10m/CW; JARL HQ station 8N3HQ Japan AUTOMATIC VIA BUREAU 15m/CW; JARL HQ station 8N4HQ Japan AUTOMATIC VIA BUREAU 80m/CW, 75m/SSB and 10m/SSB; JARL HQ station 8N8HQ Japan AUTOMATIC VIA BUREAU 20m/SSB; JARL HQ station 8P6AW Barbados see QRZ.com ARSB HQ station 9A20HQ Croatia 9A3JB QSL Auto by Bureau 9K9HQ Kuwait TBA or possibly 9K2CQ 9M2/SQ9UM West Malaysia SQ9UM 9Y4HQ Trinidad And Tobago DF2RG (d/B) TTARS HQ station 9Y4X Trinidad And Tobago see QRZ.com R2 station A47RS Oman (d) ROARS HQ station AT1HQ India VU2PTT ARSI HQ station BW2/KU1CW Taiwan LoTW CO8LY Cuba EA7ADH (d) CX1AA Uruguay W3HNK/LoTW DA0HQ Germany (B) DARC HQ station E51YNB South Cook Islands N6NB Rarotonga Island (OC-013) E51TAI South Cook Islands N6NB Rarotonga Island (OC-013) E70ARA Bosnia-Herzeovina see QRZ.com ARABiH Hq station EF1HQ Spain EA4URE URE HQ station EF2HQ Spain EA4URE URE HQ station EF5HQ Spain EA4URE URE HQ station EF7HQ Spain EA4URE URE HQ station EI/WJ2O/m Ireland WJ2O Single-Op/Mixed-Mode EI80IRTS Ireland EI4GXB IRTS HQ station FP/KV1J St. Pierre & Miquelon (d/B/L/e) GO2HQ England M0OXO RSGB HQ station HB9JOE Switzerland (d/B/L) IARU Region I Treasurer HB0HQ Liechtenstein Bureau AFVL HQ station HC2GRC Ecuador GRC HQ station HK3LR Colombia see QRZ.com LCRA HL0HQ South Korea DS2AGH (d/B) KARL HQ station HS0AC Thailand HS0ZFZ RAST HQ station IO1HQ Italy (B) ARI HQ station - 80m/CW, 40m/CW and 20m/SSB IO2HQ Italy (B) ARI HQ station - 20m/CW IO4HQ Italy (B) ARI HQ station - 160m/SSB and 80m/SSB IO5HQ Italy (B) ARI HQ station - 40m/SSB IO8HQ Italy (B) ARI HQ station - 15m/SSB IO9HQ Italy (B) ARI HQ station - 15m/CW, 10m/SSB and 10m/CW JA1CJP Japan (B) IARU Region III Secretary K0QB United States see QRZ.com R2 LN2HQ Norway LA Bureau NRRL HQ station LR5F Argentina (B)(d LU4AA) 20m/CW LR5H Argentina (B)(d LU4AA) 80/15m/SSB and 40m/CW LR7D Argentina (B)(d LU4AA) 20m/SSB LR7F Argentina (B)(d LU4AA) 40/10m/SSB and 80m/CW LR7H Argentina (B)(d LU4AA) 160/10m/CW and 160m/SSB LX75HQ Luxembourg LX2A RL HQ station LY0HQ Lithuania LY8O LRMD HQ station NQ2A United States NP3O or via LoTW NU1AW/9 United States see QRZ.com IARU HQ station in WI OA4O Peru (B/d) RCP station OD5IARU Lebanon EA5BYP OH0HQ Aland Island (B) HQ station; QSL direct to: or SRAL, P.O.Box 44, 00441, Helsinki, Finland OH0X Aland Island OH2TA OP0HQ Belgium (B) UBA HQ station OZ1HQ Denmark IZ1HQ (d) Bureau to OZ1ACB; EDR HQ stn PI4HQ Netherlands PA3CAL VERON PT2ADM Brazil see QRZ.com R2 station R3HQ Russia (B) SK9HQ Sweden SM6JSM HQ station SN0HQ Poland SP7DQR (B) PZK HQ station SX0HQ Greece SV (B) RAAG HQ station T6MO Afghanistan K9GY TC50HQ Turkey see QRZ.com TRAC HQ station TG9AGD Guatemala see QRZ.com TG0AA Guatemala see QRZ.com CRAG station TI0RC Costa Rica see QRZ.com TM0HQ France (B) REF HQ station VA3RAC Canada see QRZ.com VE6SH Canada VE6SH IARU President VP9/WA4PGM Bermuda WA4PGM VU2GMN India VU2GMN IARU Region 3 Director YR0HQ Romania (L/B) VR2HK Hong Kong see QRZ.com HARTS HQ station YT0HQ Serbia YU1SRS SRS HQ station VY2RAC Canada see QRZ.com Prince Edward Island (NA-029) W1AW/7 United States ARRL HQ station XE1KK Mexico (L) AC HQ station XR3HQ Chile Bureau YE0HQ Indonesia see QRZ.com ORARI HQ station YL4HQ Latvia (L & e) LRAL HQ station YR0HQ Romania FRR HQ station YS1MS El Salvador see QRZ.com YS1YS El Salvador see QRZ.com CRAS HQ station YT0HQ Serbia YU1SRS SRS HQ station YV5AM Venezuela see QRZ.com R2 Z30HQ Macedonia Z33F ZF1A Cayman Islands K6AM (d/B/L) CARS HQ station ZM1A New Zealand ZL3CW NZRT CW station ZL2AZ New Zealand see QRZ.com IARU Director of Region 3 ZL6HQ New Zealand (B) NZART SSB station ZS4BS South Africa see QRZ.com Cllr of the SARL R1 ZS9HQ South Africa SARL HQ station ZZ7HQ Brazil LABRE HQ station R2 (e) eQSL (d) direct only (B) Bureau only (L) LoTWComplete details and rules on the "IARU HF World Championship" are available at: http://www.arrl.org/iaru-hf-championship ADDED NOTE: Special multipliers are given out for working IARU regional officials such as AC, R1, R2 and R3, plus country headquarters stations.
Members of the ARSI (Amateur Radio Society of India) will be active as AT1HQ, the HQ callsign of the ARSI, for the IARU HF World Championship (July 14-15th) Contest this weekend on all bands. This will be run by multipler stations across India running the same callsign. The stations and operators making this possible include Aravind/ VU2ABS, Kumar/VU2BGS, Nand/VU2NKS, Pai/VU2PAI, Prasad/VU2PTT, Chandra/ VU2RCT, Ganesh/VU2TS, Raman/VU3DJQ, Deepak/VU2CDP and Mur/VU2MTT. QSL via VU2PTT. ADDED NOTE: Also, look for Gopal, VU2GMN, on SSB to be giving out the R3 multiplier as the IARU Region 3 Director.
9A22, CROATIA (WFF Op!)
Members of Radio Clubs "Karlovac" (Karlovac), "Duga Resa" (Duga Resa) and "Croatian Flora Fauna" (Zagreb) are expected to activate the Special Forest Reserve "Javornik - Tisov vrh" (9AFF-061), on July 14th, located within a mined area of Plješevica mountain. They used the special callsign 9A22MINE, remembering that some areas in Croatia have remained affected by landmines for 22 years. QSL via 9A1MB. All other details are available on (QRZ.com).
HL0, SOUTH KOREA
Operators Aves/DS2AGH, Sungki/HL1IWD, Harry/WX8C and Jussi-Pekka/OH6RX will be active as HL0HQ from the KARL HQ club station in Seoul during the IARU HF World Championship (July 14-15th). QSL via DS2AGH direct or by the Bureau.
Members of the Radio Club Argentino (LU4AA) will be active during the IARU HF World Championship (July 14-15th), giving the multiplier RCA. Look for the following stations to be on the air:
LR5H - 80/15m SSB and 40m/CW; Operators LU2NI, LU3HY, LU5DX, LU5HM, LW5HR, LU7HE and LU8ADXOH0, ALAND ISLAND (OH0HQ - FINNISH IARU HQ STATION)
LR7D - 20m/SSB; Operators LU1DK, LU4DX and LU7DR
LR5F - 20m/CW; Operator LU5FF
LR7H - 160/10m/CW and 160m/SSB; Operator LU7HF and LU7HN
LR7F - 40/10m/SSB, 80/15m/CW; Operators LU4FPZ, LU3FMD, LU6FEC, LU9FEL, LU7FTS and LU6FN
QSL via the Bureau or direct to LU4AA.
The team will put a minimum of five (5) stations on the air, challenging the midnight sun of the Finnish Summer which never sets.
Now you have an excellent opportunity to work The Finnish HQ station from Aland Island (IOTA-002).
The operator roster is as follows: Bob/K3EST (guest) together with Juha/OH1JT, Pekka/OH2TA, Tomi/OH6EI, Martti/OH2BH, Kari/OH2XX, Juha/ OH6XX, Harry/OH6VM and Timo/OG9X.
QSL cards via bureau or SRAL, P.O.Box 44, 00441, Helsinki, Finland
In the same IARU HF World Championship Contest OH2UA and OH6KZP will be running multi-single as OH0X from Brando, eastern Aland Islands. QSL via OH2TA."
This year the TRAC Radio and Community of Radio Amateurs will participate in IARU HF World Championship (July 14-15th) using the special callsign TC50HQ. Activity will be on all six bands and both modes.
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