The Ohio/Penn Dx PacketCluster
DX Bulletin No. 805
April 16, 2007
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, K1XN & GoList, N1KI, NJ1Q, NG3K, W3UR & The Daily DX, N4AA & QRZ DX, WC5N, K8YSE, K9EL, ND9M, Pete's-DX-Newsdesk, DK8JB, DL7MAE & The DX News Letter, EA4ATI, F5NQL & UFT, G3USF, HA0HW, HL1VAU, I1JQJ/IK1ADH & 425 DX News, IZ0FKE, JG7PSJ, PT7WA, RSGB IOTA, SP9GKM, SU1SK, TA1HZ, VA3RJ & ICPO, VE3KF and VK2YJS for the following DX information.
DXCC COUNTRY/ENTITY REPORT
According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 8th-April, through Sunday, 15th-April there were 235 countries active. Countries available: 3A, 3B8, 3B9, 3DA, 3V, 3W, 3X, 4J, 4L, 4S, 4X, 5A, 5B, 5H, 5N, 5R, 5T, 5V, 5Z, 6W, 6Y, 7P, 7Q, 7X, 8P, 8R, 9A, 9G, 9H, 9J, 9K, 9M2, 9M6, 9N, 9Q, 9U, 9V, 9Y, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A9, AP, BV, BY, C3, C5, C6, C9, CE, CE0Y, CE9, CM, CN, CP, CT, CT3, CU, CX, D2, D4, DL, DU, E5/s, EA, EA6, EA8, EA9, EI, EK, EL, EP, ER, ES, ET, EU, EX, EY, EZ, F, FG, FJ, FK, FM, FO, FP, FR, FW, FY, G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GU, GW, H3, H4, HA, HB, HB0, HC, HC8, HI, HK, HL, HP, HR, HS, HV, HZ, I, IS, J2, J3, J5, J6, J7, JA, JD/o, JT, JW, JX, JY, K, KG4, KH0, KH2, KH4, KH6, KH8, KH8/s, KL, KP2, KP4, LA, LU, LX, LY, LZ, OA, OD, OE, OH, OH0, OK, OM, ON, OX, OY, OZ, P2, P4, PA, PJ2, PY, PY0F, PZ, R1FJ, S2, S5, SM, SP, ST, SU, SV, SV/a, SV5, SV9, T5, T7, T8, T9, TA, TF, TG, TI, TK, TR, TT, TU, TZ, UA, UA2, UA9, UK, UN, UR, V4, V5, V6, V7, V8, VE, VK, VK9N, VP2E, VP2M, VP2V, VP5, VP8, VP9, VQ9, VR, VU, XE, XU, XW, YA, YB, YI, YJ, YK, YL, YN, YO, YS, YU, YU6, YV, Z2, Z3, Z7, ZA, ZB, ZC4, ZD7, ZD8, ZD9, ZF, ZL, ZP, ZS
* PLEASE NOTE: The report "could" contain "Pirate/SLIM" operations or more likely a "BUSTED CALLSIGN". As always, you never know - "Work First Worry Later" (WFWL).
Dov, 4Z4DX, is expected to be active as 4X0MDC during the upcoming Holyland DX Contest (April 21st, 0000z-2359z). QSL via IK2VUC.
Vlad, UA4WHX, who was active from Malawi (as 7Q7VB) in the beginning of April, is now active as 5H3VMB. He was heard on 30/17/15/12 meters. INTERESTING NOTE: On QRZ.com, Vlad asks everybody to send IRCs instead of dollars. He also writes "to be more patient (possiby for years) if you want to receive your card via the bureau."
Dani, EA4ATI, is heading back to Dakar again. He informs OPDX that he will probably use the callsigns 6W/EA4ATI and 6W1EA for contests. He is expected to be there this month and will stay until April of next year. He will probably use a three element yagi beam antenna for 10-15-20 and dipoles for the other bands (40-80-160 and the WARC bands). QSL via direct to his home callsign EA4ATI.
Operators Nob/JA2AAU, Yoshi/JA2AIC and Iku/JA2ATE will be active from Khathmandu between May 10-15th. Activity will be on 40-10 meters, CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. Their callsign and QSL information are as follows: QSL 9N7AU via JA2AAU, 9N7IC via JA2AIC and 9N7TE via JA2ATE. Direct addresses are:
JA2AAU - Noboru Kanno, Shikata 1785-61, Kitanagoya, 481-0004 JAPAN
JA2AIC - Yoshiyasu Iwata, Minamiaoki 30, Sotowarida, Kisogawa, 493-0007 JAPAN
JA2ATE - Seiji Morishima, Tonomachi 1-8, Ichinomiya. 491-0848 JAPAN
CQ MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2006 DX MARATHON
Press release dated April 9, 2007: CQ Magazine DX Marathon -
"In 1947 CQ Magazine held the first ever DX Marathon which then morphed into the CQ World Wide DX Contest. Jump forward almost 60 years and from January 1 to December 31, 2006, the DX Marathon was re-born where hams everywhere were encouraged to "work 'em all" in a twelve month period. The CQ DX Marathon has already increased activity on the bands and appeals to hams in any location and any station capability. The DX Marathon will be repeated every year from January 1 to December 31.73, John, K9EL, Program Manager, CQ DX Marathon
For 2006, the winner in the Unlimited Class is Pete Meyer, N0FW. Pete had an amazing score of 326 - 286 countries and all 40 zones. The Formula class winner was Drago, T94GB, with an impressive score of 228 including 193 countries and 35 zones using 100 watts and wire antennas. Complete results will appear in the June 2007 issue of CQ Magazine.
For 2007, the WARC bands are now permitted, so overall participation is expected to increase. For complete rules and submission information, please see our web site at:
www.dxmarathon.comGood luck and see you on the bands!"
FS, SAINT MARTIN
John, K9EL, will once again return to this island mainly for a family vacation but will operate as FS/K9EL whenever possible between April 27th and May 6th. He will be using an IC7000 and verticals for 80-10 meters, and mainly CW and SSB. QSL to his home callsign; bureau QSL cards are OK.
GB100, ISLE OF MAN (Special Event)
Members of Wrexham ARS will be operating from Scarlett Point, Isle of Man (EU-116, WLOTA LH-0449) between May 25th and June 5th as GB100TT. This is a special event callsign celebrating 100 years of the "Isle Of Man TT (motorcycle road) Races". Activity will be on all bands from HF to UHF and might even use their club callsign GT4WXM/p. Operators mentioned are Colin/MW0JNI and Mike/GW6NLP. QSL via MW0JNI (QRZ.com). Visit the the "Isle Of Man TT Races" Web page at: http://www.iomtt.com/ Also, visit:
Gordon, G3USF, is off to the Shiant Isles with others from the Grantham ARS and expects to be active as GM3USR from late Tuesday, July 10th until early Friday, July 13th. Their Grid square is IO67tv. They will use 50 MHz gear w/100W + 3 or 5 element beam as well as the usual HF antennas. Information and updates will be available via the RSGB IOTA Web site under EU-112.
AS-080. Operators Rocky/HL1VAU, Han/DS2GOO and Ryou/DS4NYE are planning to activate Anmyon Island (Korean Distriction Number F26) during the first weekend in May. Operators will sign homecall/3. The team will use some wire antennas with simple barefoot mobile transceiver. Most of their activity will be on the digital modes and the WARC bands.
AS-134. Look for He Lei, BD1DRJ, to be active as BD1DRJ/3 from ShiJiuTuo Island, April 21-22nd. Activity will be on 40/20/15/10 meters CW and SSB. QSL via his home callsign. Visit his Web page at: http://bg1drj.spaces.msn.com/
AS-135. Operators Kevin/BA4XA, Mary/BA4XYL, Roy/BA4VE, Li/BD4XD, Wang/BD4XW, Chang/BG6IQD and Tiger/BG4VGJ will be active as homecall/4 from Dongxilian Island between May 1-7th. Activity will be on or around the usual IOTA frequencies, using a 2 element yagi, vertical and dipole antennas with 100 watts of power. The group will be on holiday, so their activity will be limited. QSL via the operators' home callsign.
EU-060. Members of the White Tower DX Team will be active from Skyros Island (MIA MG-115, WLOTA LH-2002), June 17-22nd. Activity will be on all bands and modes. Operators mentioned include Peter/SV0XAW, Giannis/SV2FPU, Babis/SV2HNZ, Christos/SV2HOB, Nikos/SV2HPP, Giannis/SV2HPY, Paul/SV2HRT and Dimitris/SV2HSV. QSL via SV2HPP (QRZ.com). Visit the WTDXT Web page at: http://www.whitetowerdxt.com
EU-096. A group of Swedish operators will be active as OH3I from
either Parainen or Nauvo Island, between 1000z, April 21st
and 0830z April 22nd. Suggest frequencies are:
CW - 7026, 10116, 14036 and 18096 kHz
SSB - 7056, 14266 and 18136 kHz
Digital - 7036, 14096 and 18106 kHz
They plan to use 2-3 transceivers with amplifiers and good antennas. QSL via OH3BHL.
EU-096. A group of Italian and Swedish operators will activate the rare IOTA Parainen Island (Turku Islands) with the special callsign OH10TA, April 25-29th. Operators mentioned are: Markus/OH1MN, Peter/OH0JFB, Jourko/OH1RX, Andrea/IZ0EHO, Vincenzo/IZ0FKE, Simone/IZ0BTV and Matteo/IW0HJH. Activity will be on bands and modes. QSL via IZ0EHO. Visit their Web page at: http://www.oh10ta.com
EU-129. Look for Karen/DL8HK and Alfred/DB1VQ to be active as DL0EFA/p from the Island of Usedom (O-13 for the German Islands Award), between April 26th and May 1st. DL8HK will be active only on CW, while DB1VQ will be on SSB. QSL via DK9VB (QRZ.com).
EU-158. A group of OM/YL German operators will active from Proti Island (MIA MG-092) between July 26-31st. Their activity will also include the upcoming RSGB IOTA Contest. Look for the OM operators Olaf/DJ7TO, Uwe/DK3WW, Frank/DK7AO, Michael/DL6MHW, Holger/DL7AU and Holger/DL7IO to be active as J48IO. They plan to run 2 stations simultaneously from 160-10 meters. Each station has its own generator and antenna setup for 160-10 meters. The YL operators Katrin/ DL1AXL, Andrea/DL3ABL and Birgit/DL7IQ will be active as J48YL. Activity will also include the RSGB IOTA Contest on all bands and modes. QSL route for both callsigns are DK7AO. Bureau QSL cards are preferred. An E-mail Bureau request is also "OK" via: dl7io -at- qsl.net
EU-172. Operator Ulli, DO2ML, will be active as OZ/DO2ML from Aeroe Island (DIA FY-014, WLOTA LH-0973), June 4-7th. Activity will be on 80/40/20 meters SSB only. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the bureau.
OC-012. Kei, JK1QLR, will be active as V63LR from Yap Island, Micronesia, after April 23rd. QSL via JK1QLR.
OC-078. Kei, JK1QLR, will be active as V63LR from Ulithi Atoll, Micronesia, April 20-22nd. QSL via JK1QLR.
OC-144. Operator Hotang, YC0IEM, will be active from Bangka Island, April 16-22nd. No info on bands/modes were provided. QSL via IZ8CCW.
OC-256/OC-283/OC-284 (Rare IOTAs to be Activated). Team organizers Hans/SM6CVX and Derek/G3KHZ are planning a DXpedition to the islands of Nukumanu (OC-284pr) and Takuu (OC-283pr) this coming September and October. The team will comprise of 4 radio amateurs plus a Swedish friend, a professional photo- grapher, a film producer and a scientist. These islands are the most remote islands from the main island of Papua New Guinea. They plan to be active for 6 days on each of the islands. If time permits, they will also make a stop at Kilinailau Island (OC-256). INTERESTING NOTE: "These islands are low lying and are suffering from the effects of global warming which is causing the sea level to rise. Takuu is especially vulnerable because it is also sinking due to the movement of the tectonic plates in the region. The net result is that the sea level is rising 20cm per year and the island is only 2 metres above the high tide level. 600 people live on this island. Nukumanu is also populated." QSL route/manager is to be announced later.
Skip, JE2HCJ, will be active as JE2HCJ/JD1 from April 16-25th. Activity will be mainly on CW on 160-6 meters. After April 20th, he will focus on the lower bands. QSL via his homecall.
Operators Hide/JM1LJS (JD1BLK), Koya/JI5RPT (JD1BLY) and Harry/JG7PSJ( JD1BMH) will be active from Chichijima Island (IOTA AS-031) in the Ogasawara Islands Group, between 0600z Sunday, April 29th and 2200z Saturday, May 4th. Activity will be on 160-6 meters and the Satellites with operations on CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL JD1BLK via JM1LJS, JD1BLY via JI5RPT and JD1BMH via JG7PSJ. Please visit the operators' Web sites at:
JD1BLK - http://radio-dream.com/jd1blk/JT, MONGOLIA
JD1BLY - http://www.ji5rpt.com/
Just a reminder that Francois, F8DVD, will once again be active as JW/F8DVD from the Longyearbyen ARC, located on Spitsbergen Island, 78° North, and about a thousand kilometers far from the geographic North Pole (EU-026, WAZ 40 and Grid Square JQ78TF), April 12-23rd. His activity will be on all HF bands both CW and SSB. This will be Francois's 5th time on the island. He will use the Longyearbyen Radio Club's equipment which consists of an ICOM 751 and a 500 watts PA, into a 5 elements yagi on a 30 meters high tower. QSL via his home callsign, through the French REF-Union Bureau or direct, w/SAE + 1 IRC (or 1 USD for EU, and 2 USD for elsewhere) to: Francois Bergez, 6, Rue de la Liberte, F-71000 MACON, France.
N8S SWAINS ISLAND UPDATE
By the time you read this, the N8S DXpedition to Swains Island should be QRT. Reports indicate that they would be going QRT around 1800z. As this bulletin was being written, the online log search was showing 104,532 QSOs, but we heard reports of over 112,000 QSOs. Logs should be completely updated once back in Pago Pago. Look for more info and pictures to be added to their Web page. QSL is via YT1AD. Online log is available at:
QSL INFO AND NEWS
QSL ROUTES BY DK8JB PX2T via PY2DN YB1GJS via NI5DX (ex N5FTR) RZ6AAB via RV6AF YB8RW via EA5KB SN0CFP via SP9CFP YB9ZNT via YB9BU SN0RQH via SP9RQH YV1WI via EA5KB SO9Y via SP9YCW YV4EGE via EA5KB T960ARA via T94GB (40m) YV4JPM via EA5KB TF8SM via NI5DX (ex N5FTR) YV5NJJ via EA5KB TT8HA direct YV5TX via EA5KB TZ6BAX via EA5KB YW5RY via EA5KB UA0ACG via EA5KB YY1CIR via EA5KB UN3J via EA5KB YY1SBG via EA5KB VC7GL via VE7GL YY4CVI via EA5KB VS97UW via VR2UW YY4GRB via EA5KB VX9WGS via VE9WGS ZP6LMR via EA5KB XE1KW via EA5KB ZS1ROY direct XV3C via EA5KBQSL 5T5JA via JA1BAB and 5T5DX via JL1HHN. Activity was a group of Japanese operators who were in Nouakchott, Mauritania.
QSL cards for recent AS-148 (Sonyu Island, March 1-3rd, 2007) operation have been printed and arrived on the door step of each operator. Rocky/HL1VAU, Han/DS2GOO and Ryou/DS4NYE are now processing the dirct QSL requests. Bureau QSL will go out later. The team logged over 2,300 QSOs. Operation was under 20 hours. Activity time was restricted by power failure, weather problem and some sleeping. Over 80 percent of QSOs were with Europe, and most of the QSOs were made on the WARC bands.
QSL VIA LOTW: 9H1ZA, CT3FN, VE3DZ and VP2E.
QSL RECEIVED VIA MAIL: 3C0M, 3Y9SDA, 4J5A, AH2L, BY4RB (1989), DD0PI, DK0MOS, EA6SX, EE5E, GP0STH, HS0T, II5ANT, J20MM, J20RR, S21XA, UA1PAC/1/ANT, V49A, VE1OTA, VK1AA/2, XT2C and YN2N.
RUSSIAN MOUNTAINS TO BE ACTIVATED (RMA and RDA Activity)
Operators RV3ATS, RV3ATT and RU3AVF plan to activate 16 mountains and 3 area regions for the Russian Mountains Award (RMA) and the Russian District Award (RDA) between June 19th and July 21st. The mountains will be in the Maykopskiy region (AD-06), Hostinskiy Region (KR-10) and the Tuapsinskiy region (KR-58). Activity will be on 40/20/15 meters. For more details on the RMA and RDA awards, please visit the following Web pages:
RMA - http://www.mountain.ru/radio/rma/engl.shtml
RDA - http://rdaward.org/indexeng.htm
During the period of May 1st through July 31st, look for special event station SN750C and station SN750BK of the "Brotherhood of the Rooster" (Bractwo Kurkowe whose responsibility was to defend Krakcow against the numerous and always threatening invaders) will be active. Activity is to celebrate the 750th anniversary of Krakow City, Poland. Also, look for individual stations using the special callsign prefix SN0 to be active. QSOs with these stations and the SN750 stations on any band and mode will count towards a special diploma. Diplomas will be endorsed and signed by the residing president of the City of Krakow. More details are available at the following Web page:
SU8, EGYPT (Special Event)
You still have until April 17th to work the special event station SU8DRM which is organized by International Tele- communication Union (ITU) for the Regional Conference on Disaster Relief and Management - International Cooperation & Role of ICT, in Alexandria, Egypt. Operators mentioned are: SU1GS, SU1SA, SU1SK, SU2TA, SU1AO, SU1KA, SU1KM and SU9NC. QSL Manager is SU1KM. Egypt has no QSL bureau. Please QSL ONLY DIRECT via: MOHAMMED EL KAFRAWI, P.O.BOX 70, MAGLESS EL SHABB, POST OFFICE CAIRO, 11516 EGYPT. IRCs are not acceptable by their postal offices, only (USD) green stamp is barely enough to cover return postage and QSL card cost.
TC57, TURKEY (Special Event)
Operators Tevfik/TA1HZ and Bekir/TA2RX will be operating from the Gelibolu Peninsula as TC57ALAY between April 21-25th. Activity is to commemorate the 57 Regiment martyrs who lost their lives in Canakkale War in 1915. Look for them to be on 7090 kHz (+/-10) and 14270 kHz (+/-30).
TK, CORSICA (EU-014)
Operators Laci/HA0HW, Tomi/HA4DX, Geza/HA4XG, Ivan (Johny)/LZ1PJ and Valya/LZ5AV (XYL) will be active as TH/homecall from Cap Corse - Nr. Tollari (WW Loc. JN43QA, DIFM TK-001, MIA MCO-001, WLOTA LH-1390), April 21-28th. Activity will be on all HF bands 160-10 meters (depending on the propagation) with two stations, and one VHF station also. Operations will mainly be CW, but they will also use SSB, RTTY and PSK31 as well. Geza will try to be on 144 MHz Tropo, MS (FSK441, 1st. period, 144.363) with IC746 + 500 watts + 10 element DK7ZB yagi during the morning and evening hours. QSL via the HA and LZ QSL Bureau, or direct to each operator's home address.
Alex, VE3KF, will be active with the special callsign TO3T, May 23-31st. Activity will be on CW and SSB plus an entry in the CQ WPX CW Contest. QSL directly to VE3KF or via the bureau.
Operators Willy/CO2MHZ and Winston/CO2WF will be active as T40C from Habana, Cuba, for the next CQ WPX CW Contest (May 26-27th). QSL via N1KI.
Saturday, April 28th (UTC), is International Marconi Day, and the Hornsby and Districts Amateur Radio Club will be running the only IMD station in Australia using VK2IMD on all HF bands. ADDED INFO: This international event is operated by stations in locations that have a link to Marconi. In the case of VK2IMD, operations are located close to Wahroongah, in the northern suburbs of Sydney, NSW, where Ernest Fisk of AWA received the first direct radio message from Britain to Australia in 1918. This was a telegram from the Australian Prime Minister Billy Hughes (who had just returned to Britain, having toured the World War I battlefields in France). It was sent by Marconi's station in Carnarvon, Wales. Visit the following Web pages for more info:
General info - http://www.gb4imd.org.uk/
List of IMD stations - http://www.gb4imd.org.uk/awardstns.htm
VP5, TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS
Fred, PY2XB, will be active as VP5/PY2XB from Providenciales Island (NA-002) between April 19th and May 3rd. Activity will have an emphasis on the lower bands (160/80/40m) and the WARC bands (30/17/12m), as well as the digital modes (BPSK31 and RTTY). He will have a six meter CW beacon active on 50.097 MHz. QSL via PT7WA, direct or by the bureau. On-line logs will be available at:
VQ9, CHAGOS ISLANDS
Jim, VQ9JC (aka ND9M), has returned to Diego Garcia for another four month tour and will resume operating as VQ9JC. He informs OPDX: "Operating time tends to run about 85% CW, 10% SSB, and 5% digital and is on 80-10 meters. I must take a boat from my ship (where I am one of the few remaining Radio Officers) to the island where the ham shack is located and usually cannot be QRV before 1200Z. (Local time is GMT +6 all year.) In order to be on the boat back to the ship, I must QRT by 1635z on Sundays through Thursdays, and by 1735z on Fridays and Saturdays, although I will occasionally stay overnight to work early morning DX." Jim was heard this past week on 20/15 meters CW.
QSLs go to ND9M (ex-WB9IHH); either by the Bureau or direct is OK. Jim states,
"My XYL will forward direct requests to me every three weeks or so, but mail typically takes about two weeks to get to the island once she mails it. As for direct QSL requests, I'm continually surprised to see the number of invalid IRCs coming through. A few are the older style that expired at the end of 2006, but the majority of them are invalid because they were not stamped by the issuing post office. I wouldn't mind 'eating' two or three, but I've received literally dozens so far this year. All QSL requests are answered of course, but requests that come with invalid IRCs will be answered via the buro. CU in the pileups! 73 for now, Jim, VQ9JC / ND9M"
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Date: Sun, 01 Apr 2007 14:35:50 -0500 From: Tim Duffy K3LR
Subject: Contester Happenings at Dayton 2007 If you are a contester and you are planning to go to Dayton, here are some activities you don't want to miss. Pass this information along to your clubs! May 16 - Wednesday night - Contest Super Suite at the Crowne Plaza opens for the first of 4 nights. Hosted by Contest University. Details are hereMay 17 - Thursday all day - Contest University at the Crowne Plaza. Space is limited. For more details go to http://hamvention.org/alternate.htm http://www.contestuniversity.comMay 17 - Thursday night - Contest Super Suite at the Crowne Plaza hosted by The Mad River Radio Club (MRRC), Frankford Radio Club (FRC) and North Coast Contesters (NCC) with a midnight pizza party sponsored by K8CC and K3LR http://hamvention.org/alternate.htmMay 18 - Friday - Antenna Forum at HARA Arena Room #1 2:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Moderator: Tim Duffy, K3LR Speakers: Dr. David B. Leeson, W6NL-Antenna Secrets from the W6NL/HC8L Notebook Dr. James Breakall, WA3FET and Tim Duffy, K3LR-The Design, Construction and Operation of the 28 Element OWA 15 meter Stacked Yagi Array at K3LR Dr. Ted Rappaport, N9NB-People I Know and The Antennas They Grow Dean Straw, N6BV-What's New in the 21st Edition of the ARRL Antenna Book May 18 - Friday night - Contest Super Suite at the Crowne Plaza with a midnight pizza party sponsored by the Potomac Valley Radio Club (PVRC). http://hamvention.org/alternate.htmMay 19 - Saturday - Contest Forum at HARA Arena Room #1 11:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Moderator: Doug Grant, K1DG Speakers: Atilano Oms, PY5EG-WRTC2006 Video Randy Thompson, K5ZD/PT5Q; John T. Laney III, K4BAI/PW5Y & Charlie Wooten, NF4A (referee of PT5O)-Memories of the WRTC2006 Experience Dick Norton, N6AA/PT5K-The 40-Zone Adventures of Phil Goetz, N6ZZ Champ C. Muangamphun, E21EIC (PS2T in WRTC2006)-Contesting from Thailand & South East Asia Tim Duffy, K3LR/PT5G-The K3LR Multi-Multi Station and Video Notebook May 19 - Saturday evening - 15th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner hosted by North Coast Contesters at the Crowne Plaza. Space is limited. Details and tickets are available at http://www.contestdinner.comMay 19 - Saturday night - Contest Super Suite at the Crowne Plaza with a midnight pizza party sponsored by the Yankee Clipper Contest Club (YCCC). http://hamvention.org/alternate.htmCU in Dayton! 73! Tim K3LR
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