The Ohio/Penn Dx PacketCluster
DX Bulletin No. 968
July 19, 2010
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, NJ1Q, WO2N, W2VU, NG3K & ADXO, WP3GW, N4AA & QRZ DX, W5JON, K6LSN, K7BV, K8YSE, W8GEX (60m News), 9A2JK, AT International, DL7MAE & The DX News Letter, DX World.Net, EA3RKR, F6AJA & Les Nouvelles DX, HA0HW, HP1AC, I1HYW, I1JQJ/IK1ADH & 425 DX News, LZ1BJ, OZ6OM & 50 MHz DX News, Pete's-DX-Newsdesk, RSGB IOTA Web Site, SM3CVM, UN6QC, UR5BCP, VA3RJ & ICPO, VE3ZIK, VHF-DX-Portal (MMMonVHF) for the following and YU3MMM DX information.
This week was little better. The immobilizer was removed from my right leg and changed to a hinged brace (a lot smaller and more comfortable). However, still have to use crutches and can not put weight on the right leg. I got to see the knee at the doctor's office and it looks good and healing well. I am learning how to move around more on one leg, but it is still NOT EASY. I am starting to get braver/better going up and down the stairs, but not too often. Each day seems to get better. Thanks to the many well wishers....
73 de Tedd KB8NW
DXCC COUNTRY/ENTITY REPORT
According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 11th-July, through Sunday, 18th-July there were 211 countries active. Countries available: 3A, 3B8, 3B9, 3D2, 3DA, 3V, 4J, 4L, 4O, 4S, 4X, 5A, 5B, 5N, 5R, 5U, 5V, 5Z, 6W, 6Y, 7Q, 7X, 8P, 8R, 9A, 9H, 9J, 9K, 9M2, 9M6, 9N, 9Q, 9V, 9Y, A4, A6, A7, A9, AP, BV, BY, C3, C6, C9, CE, CE9, CM, CN, CP, CT, CT3, CU, CX, D2, D4, DL, DU, E5/s, E7, EA, EA6, EA8, EA9, EI, EK, EL, EP, ER, ES, ET, EU, EX, EY, EZ, F, FG, FH, FK, FM, FO, FP, FR, FW, FY, G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GU, GW, HA, HB, HB0, HC, HH, HI, HK, HL, HP, HR, HS, HV, HZ, I, IS, J2, J3, J6, J7, J8, JA, JT, JW, JY, K, KG4, KH0, KH2, KH6, KL, KP2, KP4, LA, LU, LX, LY, LZ, OA, OD, OE, OH, OH0, OK, OM, ON, OX, OY, OZ, P2, P4, PA, PJ2, PJ7, PY, PY0F, PZ, R1FJ, S2, S5, SM, SP, ST, SU, SV, SV5, SV9, TA, TF, TG, TI, TK, TL, TN, TR, TT, TU, UA, UA2, UA9, UK, UN, UR, V2, V3, V4, V5, V8, VE, VK, VP2M, VP2V, VP5, VP8, VP9, VQ9, VR, VU, XE, XT, XU, XW, XX9, YA, YB, YI, YL, YN, YO, YU, YV, Z2, Z3, ZA, ZC4, ZD7, ZF, ZL, ZP, ZS, ZS8
* 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).
Gerard, F5NVF, will be active as F5NVF/6W between October 25th and November 1st. Activity will be on CW on the HF bands. No other details were provided. QSL via his home callsign.
9H3, MALTA (Update)
A group of Italian operators will be active as 9H3Y from Gozo Island (EU-023) between July 24-31st. Activity will include the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th). Operators mentioned are: Marcello/IT9ABY, Peter/IT9WKU, Delly/IT9ZRU, Antonella/IW9HJT and possibly others. QSL via IT9ABY, prefered direct and Bureau accepted. They now have a Web page at:
9A10, CROATIA (Special Event/WFF Op)
Look for special event station 9A10P/P (Nine Alpha ONE ZERO Papa / portable) to be active from a protected geographical-botanical reserve "Djurdjevacki Pijesci", also known as "Croatian Sahara", (9AFF-032) on July 25th. All of the QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the Bureau. For more info about the "CROATIAN FLORA FAUNA Program", see:
Tom, DL2RUM, will be back in Kigali this week for business. He hopes to receive his license on Wednesday, July 21st. Tom's callsign 9X0TL was assigned to him. This is not a dedicated DXpedition, so activity will be limited to his spare time. He states that there will be inter- ruptions in his activity (6-8 days each), but he will be there until the end August or the beginning of September. Operations will be on 80-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. Equipment: K3 w/600 watt solid state PA, Butternut HF-9V, HB9CV (6m) and wire antennas. QSL via DL2RUM. More info and an online log will be available at:
A SUPERIOR GRIDS EXPEDITION
John, K8YSE, will be activating multiple grids around Lake Superior on the FM and Linear satellites beginning around August 2nd. He plans to operate from the following grids: EN28-29- 36-37-38-39-46-47-48-49-56-57-58-59-63-64-65-66-67-68-69-73-74-75-76-77- 78-79-83-84-86-87 and EO30 in both the US and Canada. An APRS beacon (K8YSE-8) will be on during the trip and also the via ISS digi when there are no local digi's in range. There will be some operations on 6 meters including an all day effort from Brockway Mountain, Copper Harbor, MI, in EN67. See John's (QRZ.com) page for more details and grid map. If you have specific requests, E-mail John at his (QRZ.com) E-mail address. QSLs will be sent to everyone in the log. Requests/SASEs are not necessary. If you want to send an SASE, please wait until the trip has ended and include all requests in one envelope. Cards or simply a listing of the QSOs will be fine.
AM/AN/AO, SPAIN (Special Prefixes)
To celebrate Spain winning the World Cup Champion, the Directorate General of Telecommunications of Spain has authorized Spanish stations to use the following special prefixed until end of July (July 31st):
AM - EB distinctive prefix AN - EC distinctive prefix
AO - EA distinctive prefix
CQ COMMUNICATIONS PRESS RELEASE
Richard Moseson, W2VU, Editorial Director, reports on July 15th: Popular Communications Launches Streamlined Website (Hicksville, NY) -- Popular Communications magazine has launched a new and easier-to-navigate website. The updated site features a clean new look and a streamlined user interface to make it quicker and easier for visitors to find what they are looking for.
Current issue highlights include sample pages in full-color layout to give prospective readers the ability to see what the magazine itself looks like in print. Live links to Internet sites mentioned in upcoming issues' editorial content will help users further explore topics of interest. Highlights of back issues remain on the website with easier access than in the past. The site also includes contact information for editors and columnists, direct links to advertisers' websites, other CQ Communi- cations publications and an extensive collection of hobby radio links and radio club information. In addition, a direct link to the magazine's Facebook page makes it simple for readers to provide feedback and connect with other hobbyists.
"We're excited about Popular Communications' redesigned, 'reader- friendlier,' website," said Editor Edith Lennon, N2ZRW. "Its links provide value to current readers looking for additional information, as well as hobbyists who are just discovering Pop'Comm."
Popular Communications is the world's #1 magazine for scanning enthusiasts, shortwave listeners, broadcast DXers and other radio hobbyists. It has been in monthly publication for nearly 30 years.
Pop'Comm is published by CQ Communications, Inc., which also publishes CQ Amateur Radio, CQ VHF and WorldRadio Online magazines. The new Popular Communications website may be accessed at:
Members of the Bristol Contest Group will be active as GJ6YB during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) from Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA L-0818) as a Multi-Op/Island-DXpedition entry. QSL via G3SWH, direct or by the Bureau.
AS-014. Members of The Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society will be active as A43MI from Masirah Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th). QSL via A47RO.
AS-017. Toshi, JO3EVM, will be active from Okinawa Honto Island between July 28-30th. Activity will be on SSB and RTTY. QSL via his home callsign.
AS-024. Toshi, JO3EVM, will be active from two islands in this IOTA group; Iriomote Island between July 27-28th and Kobama Island between July 28-30th. Activity will be on SSB and RTTY. QSL via his home callsign.
AS-053. Simon, HS0ZIB, will be active as HS0ZIB/p from Lanta Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Single-Op/ 12HR/DXpedition/Low-Power entry. Activity will be primarily 20 meters SSB. Also look for activity on PSK31 (non-contest). Please QSL direct (see (QRZ.com) for address details).
EU-005. Operators Gordon/MM0GOR, Graham/MM0GHM and Peter/GM7AAJ will be active as GM7A from Luing Island, Scotland, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Low-Power/Island-DXpedi- tion entry. QSL via GM7AAJ (via RSGB Bureau).
EU-008. Mark, M0MMK, will be active as MM0MMK/p from the Isle of Tiree (IOSA NH04, SCOTIA DI10, WLOTA L-2232) between now and July 31st. Activity will be holiday style. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau.
EU-016. Tibor, OM3RM, will be active as 9A/OM8A from Korcula Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Single-Op/ All-Band/Mixed entry. QSL via OM2VL.
EU-034. Operators Andres/ES1AN, Harald/ES1LS, Arvo/ES1QV, Toivo/ES2DJ, Juri/ES2EZ, Mart/ES2NJ and Mati/ES2QN will be active as ES0U from Saaremaa Island (LH-1401), Estonia, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Multi-Op/Island-Fixed/Mixed/Low- Power entry. QSL via ES2DJ.
EU-038. Ray, PE1GUR, will be active as PA6FUN from Ameland Island (WLOTA L-1059) between now and July 25th. Activity will be on 30/20/17/12 meters using RTTY. QSL via PE1GUR, direct or by the Bureau.
EU-065. Antoine, F5RAB, will be active as F5RAB/P from Ouessant Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Single-Op/ Mixed/Expedition/24HR/Low-Power entry. QSL via F5RAB.
EU-071. Operators Franz/DF6QV, Juergen/DJ2VO and Lutz/DL9DAN will be active as TF/homecall from the Westman Islands (WLOTA L-0976) between July 18-27th. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and the Digitals modes. They will have two stations on the air. They will also be in the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) operating as TF7X along with Gulli/TF9GX. QSL direct to KT6YL.
EU-082. Operators Nick/RA1QQ and Dima/RN3GM will be active as homecall/1 from Kildin Island between August 9-15th. Activity will be from a ligthhouse (reference number[s] not provided) which stands on the island. QSL via RA1QQ (direct is preferred). There is a possibility the operators may try to activate another island if they have more free time and money.
EU-088. Jiri, OK1DRX, will be active as OZ/OK1DRX from Laeso Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Single-Op/ Island DXpedition/Low-Power/CW entry. QSL via OK1DRX.
EU-091. Operators Fred/IK7JWX, Paolo/IK7UXW, Tiziano/IW7EFC, Sergio/ I7ZTM, Simon/IZ7ATN and Vincenzo/I7PXV will be active from Isolotto Traversa (IIA BR-009, LH WAIL PU-028, ARLHS ITA-175, WLOTA L-005 and Grid Loc. JN80xp) in the Pedagne IOTA Group during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a (Multi-Op/ Low-Power/Mixed entry. Contest callsign was not provided. Look for activity before and after the contest. Some operators will be active on the WARC, WHF, UHF, 6m.. SSB (PSK31, RTTY).
EU-093. Operators Antonio/EA5BY, Sal/EA5DY, Juan/EA5FID, Andres/EA5GRV and Paco/EA5XC will be active as AO1DX/5 from Tabarca Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Multi-Op/ DXpedition entry.
EU-135. Thomas, SM3DMP, will be active as SF2CW from Stora Fjaderagg between July 20-22nd. Activity will be holiday style using a TS-570DG w/100 watts and a vertical resonant only on 30 and 20 meters. He will work mostly CW but will spend time on or around 14260 kHz as well. QSL via his home callsign.
EU-136. Gerhard, OE3GEA, will be active as 9A/homecall from Losinj (ACIA IC-116, CIA-25, IOCA CI-058, MIA MC-204, WLOTA L-4295) between July 18-24th. Activity will be on CW using low power. QSL via his home callsign.
EU-138. Ewe, SM7BHM, will be active as SM7BHM/p from Hasslo Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Single-Op/ Low-Power/Phone entry. QSL via his home callsign, by the Bureau or direct.
EU-140. Operators Timo/OH6GLE, Juha/OH6XX, Kari/OH5TS and possibly others will be active as OG5A from Kuorsalo Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th). QSL via OH5AD.
EU-141. Operators Reiner/DL3BRE and Harald/DL7VSN will be active as LA/DL3BRE from Vardo Island between July 23-27th. Activity will be on 80-6 meters using a beam and GP. They will also be in the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Multi-Op/CW/24HR entry. QSL via DL3BRE.
EU-150. (Update/New WLOTA) Operators Antonio/CU8AS, Arlindo/CT1EGW, Jose/CT1END, Joao Rafael/CT1BOP, Luis/CT1EEQ, Luis/CT4NH and Hermann/HB9CRV will be active as CR6W from Insua Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Multi-Op/DXpedition entry. They will run 100 watts and with the antenna limitations of one element per band, i.e. GPs or dipoles. QSL via CS1GDX. This be a new WLOTA reference number: 2869. Look for some activity before the contest starting July 21st. Callsigns may be CT7/CT3FN/p or CT7/CU8AS/p. For more info, see:
EU-153. Operators Andrei/RA3WJ, Pavel/RA1OZ and Valery/RW3WW will be active as RW3WWW/1 from Shogly Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Multi-Op entry. QSL via RW3WWW.
EU-170. Look for Laszlo, 9A/HA6NL (possibly 9A0NL) and Zsolt, 9A/HA6PS, to be active again from Pasman Island (IOCA: CI-085), Croatia, between July 21-30th. They will also take part in the RSGB IOTA Contest too. QSL via operator's home callsign, by the HA QSL Bureau or direct.
EU-170. Operators Alen/9A3MA, Rolando/9A3MR, Ante/9A8RA and Zik/VE3ZIK will be active as 9A1CKL from Zirje Island (CI-151) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Multi-Single entry. There will be also some activity prior to contest using their own callsigns. QSL via the Bureau.
EU-174. Laci, HA0NAR, will be active again as SX8R from Thassos Island, Greece, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th). Before the contest he will be active on all HF bands using CW and SSB, plus 6 meters. QSL via his home callsign, by the HA Bureau or direct.
EU-181. Operators Gabriele/LZ/IK3GES, Stan/LZ1GC/1, Boyan/LZ1BJ/1 and XYL Ely/LZ1JB/1 will be active from Sveta Anastasiya Island between July 23-27th. Activity will include an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest. They plan to use 1000 watts into a beam and wire antennas on 40/30/20/17/15/12/10 meters. QSLs are preferably via the QSL Bureau to their home callsigns.
NA-014. Operators Fred/VE1FA, Helen/VA1YL, Howard/VE1DHD, Rich/VA1CHP, Alphonse/VO1NO, Lowell/VY2OX, William/VE1MR and Lynn/VE1ENT will be active as VC9A from Whitehead Island (CISA NB-010) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Multi-Op/ High-Power/DXpedition entry. Activity will be on 80-6 meters using CW, SSB and possibly RTTY. Look for activity before and after the contest between July 23-26th. QSL via VE1DHD.
NA-031. Bill, W1WBB, will be active from Aquidneck Island, RI, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Single-Op/Island- Fixed/12HR/CW (possibly Mixed)/Low-Power entry. Activity will be on 80-10 meters. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau.
NA-058. Jeff, KU8E, will be active from St. Simons Island, GA, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th) as a Single-Op/Low-Power/ CW entry. QSL via KU8E.
NA-127. Operators Barry/VE1TRI and John/VE1CDD will be active as VE1TRI/P from Long Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th). QSL via VE1TRI by the Bureau.
NA-197. Wayne, K9YNF, will be active as K9YNF/KL7 from Fox Island, Alaska, between August 1620th. Activity will be on 14260 or 18128 kHz on SSB. Pilot station is K9JE. QSL via his home callsign.
Operators Gabriel/EA3AKA, John/EA3GHZ, Enrique/EA5EOR and Dina/EC5BME are now active as IS0E from Sardinia (EU-024, IIA SD-001, MIA MIS-035) until July 24th. Activity is on 80-10 meters using CW and SSB, and with two stations on the air. QSL via direct or by the Bureau to EA5KA. Visit their Web page for more information at:
KH6BZF PROPAGATION FORECAST/REPORT (For July 19-25th)
Jul 19 AN SOLAR REFERENCE KEYS Jul 20 AN -------------------- Jul 21 AN BN - Below Normal Jul 22 AN AN - Above Normal/Geomagnetic Level is QUIET Jul 23 AN LN - Low Normal Jul 24 AN-HN HN - High Normal/Geomagnetic Level is UNSETTLED Jul 25 AN-HN DIS - Disturbed VDIS - Very Disturbed GEOMAGNETIC REFERENCE --------------------- QUIET - The "A" index is expected to be between 0-7 and the "K" index will be 2 or less UNSETTLED - The "A" index is expected to be between 7-16 and "K" index will be 3 or lessMJ0, JERSEY (EU-013)
N6, UNITED STATES (Special Event/WFF Op)
Look for special event station, N6L, to be active from Lassen Volcanic National Park (WFF KFF-049, WVA-09, W6/SOTAs) between August 7-14th. This will be a Multi-Op and Portable/Mobile Op. Activity will be on the HF, WARC and VHF bands. A QSL and certificate is available. QSL via K6LSN. For more info, see N6L on (QRZ.com) or visit the Web page at:
OH0, ALAND ISLAND
Operators Max/DK1MAX, Miro/OM5RW, Tomi/OH2BEN, Pertti/ OG2M and Marko/OH3XR will be active as OH0/homecall from Kumlinge Island (EU-002) between July 2127th. Activity will be on 80-2 meters as well as the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 24-25th). QSL via their home callsign.
OJ0, MARKET REEF
Members of the Scandinavian Amateur Radio Teleprinter Group (SARTG) will activate the special callsign OJ0SARTG during the SARTG WW-RTTY Contest (August 21-22nd) as a Multi-Single entry. Operators mentioned are Kari/OH2BP, Charlie/SM4RGD, Jan/SM5FUG, Ewe/SM7BHM and Nils-Goran/SM7CAS. Look for activity the day before and after the contest on CW, SSB and RTTY with operators signing OJ0/homecall. QSL OJ0SARTG via SM7BHM, direct or by the Bureau.
PA10, NETHERLANDS (Special Event)
Fred, PA0FAW, will use the special event callsign PA10WSF between August 2-30th. Activity is to celebrate the "World Statues Festival" in Arnhem
PJ7, SINT MAARTEN (Update)
Joe/W8GEX and Craig/K9CT report, "Planning is well underway." Co-leaders Joe/W8GEX and Craig/K9CT were on the island this past week and have secured property for the CW and SSB stations to be located on the east and west sides of the island. These locations have clear shots to EU and NA. ICOM is providing IC7600s, and Alpha will be providing their amplifiers for this DXpedition. Four stations will be on continuously and manned by a 12 person team of experienced international operators. Logistical planning was completed for all of the equipment. Their plan is to provide a loud signal for everyone to get a new DXCC entity on 10/10/10 for 10 days. Local government, business and ham community have provided wonderful cooperation and support for their operation. More information will be available on their upcoming Web site.
QSL INFO AND NEWS
Dennis, K7BV, reports that all direct and Bureau QSL requests received for the following DXpeditions have been answered:
5J0BV - San Andres Island 2009-2010 operation
5J0M - San Andres Island 2008 operation
KH2/K7BV - Guam Island 2009 operation
V36M - Belize 2007-2008 operation
V31BV - Belize 2007-2008 operation
If you need a QSL, PLEASE send additional QSL requests to Dennis's new California address: Dennis Motschenbacher, 17292 Citron, Irvine, CA 92612.
MS0INT AND HB0/OU4U QSL STATUS. QSL Manager Tim, M0URX, reports that the QSL cards arrived from the printer on Thursday, July 15th. So far, MS0INT has received 1,300 log entries requests for a QSL. All QSL cards have now been completed and ready for dispatch.
QSL ROUTE CHANGE/CORRECTION. QSL TX5TES via FO5RH (not F6CTL). Jean- Michel, F6AJA, reports that someone put the wrong information on QRZ.com. Jean-Michel has now corrected it. The direct address is: Alain Claverie, BP 48 TUMUKURU, TATAKOTO Atoll, 98783, French Polynesia. You can also QSL via CORA (French Polynesian QSL Bureau).
QSLS VIA LoTW: BX5AA, CR3T, EW5A, FO8RZ, LZ7HQ, MS0INT, NH2T, R3AT, R9SA, RJ3AA, UA0FM and ZL3TE
QSLS RECEIVED VIA MAIL: 5N7M, 9X0CW, KP2/JA1BPA, PJ6/W6IZT, RW2F, T30XG, T32CI, T32MI, T32SI, T32VI, TI5XP, TX3D, V63MY, XR9JA, XU7ABN, XV2RZ and YT40E
QSLS RECEIVED VIA THE BUREAU: 3X5A, 4U1UN, 5X1GS, E77DX, FM5LD, GB0ANT, H7/AJ9C, HB9CQL, HB9TNW, IY1TTM, MD0CCE, PW2D, S57UN, TY6A, UA9CDV, UN7QF, VE3HMK (SWL) and XE1J
SI9, SWEDEN (Special Event)
Special event station SI9AM from the King Chulalongkorn Memorial in Utanede, Sweden, the largest Thai Pavilion in the world outside Thailand, will be active on July 24th. The activity is to celebrate the 10th anniversary of SI9AM. They will be looking for Thai stations on SSB around 1400z on 20 meters close to the upper end of the band. QSL via SM3CVM, direct or by the Bureau. For more inform- ation, visit the SI9AM Web page at:
Gab, HA3JB, will once again be active as SU/HA3JB between September and November. He has renewed his license. Activity is planned for CW, RTTY, PSK31 and some SSB. He will also be in the CQWW RTTY Contest. QSL via his home callsign direct only with SAE to: Gabor Kutasi, H-8601 Siofok, P.O.Box 243, HUNGARY. It is suggested to PLEASE write on your QSL card your E-mail address, and you will receive an E-mail feedback. For more details and updates, visit:
Jose, EA4DB, will be active as S79DB between August 3-14th. Activity will be holiday style with operations on 40-10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. He will be using a FT875D w/100 watts and dipoles. QSL via his home callsign.
UP44, KAZAKHSTAN (WFF Op)
Operators Andrey/UN8GU, Alexey/UN9GG and Michael/UN8GC will be active as UP44Q between July 23-25th. Activity is a WFF Kazakhstan expedition to Kulsajsky National Park in the Almaty area (UNFF-008). QSL UP44Q by the Bureau to UN0GL or direct to: P.O. Box 15, 050009 Almata, Kazakhstan. For more details, see:
Members of Ternopil Amateur Radio Club will be active as UX1BZZ/p from town Pidcamin (URDA LV-08) during ethnic festival "Pidcamin- 2010" between July 23-25th. Activity will be on all HF bands. Operators mentioned are: UR5BFX, UR5BO, UX1BZ, UY5BA, UY5BC, UY5BO and UY5BQ. QSL via UY5BC.
V4, ST. KITTS (Update)
Jon, W5JON, will once again be active as V47JA from the Calypso Bay, St. Kitts (NA-104, WW Loc. FK87SG), hillside QTH overlooking the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, between October 20th and November 10th. Activity will be on 160-10 meters (including 60m) using an ICOM IC-7000 w/KL-400 amp (350 watts) into a ZS6BKW design "All-Band Dipole" antenna. His operations will include the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 30-31st) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL via W5JON. Jon states, "As in the past, XYL Cathy (W5HAM) will be very busy pool side."
WP4, PUERTO RICO (Special Event)
Members of the "Movimiento de Radio- aficionados de Puerto Rico" (MRPR) will have a special event station to commemorate 58th anniversary of the "Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico" (Constitucion del Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico) on July 25th, as a DXpedition style operation. They will use the callsign WP4NPC on SSB and the Digital modes on 40-10 meters between 1400-2300z. QSL via callsign.
Jean, ON4JW, is once again active as XU7AJW from Sihanouk Ville until August 14th. Activity of bands/modes were not provided, but during his 2008 operation, Jean was on 80 and 20 meters SSB. QSL via his manager ON7PP or via E-QSL. To see pictures of his 2008 operation, visit:
YU, SERBIA (WFF Op)
Operators Mirko/YU3MMM, Miro/YT1UM and Boban/ex-YZ1KW will be active as YU3MMM/p from the Nature Reserve "Ovcarsko-Kablarska Flume" (YUFF-017), on Saturday, July 24th, depending on local weather conditions. Activity will be on the HF bands, and they will operate mainly CW and SSB using 100 watts and three element yagi and dipole antennas. Look for them on or near the WFF frequencies. Grid locator: KN03CV. QSL via YU3MMM, by the Bureau or direct.
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