The Ohio/Penn Dx PacketCluster
DX Bulletin No. 987.1
November 28, 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, N3QQ, K8YSE, and CX3ZAN for the following DX information.
IOTA SA-057 (Update)
Just a reminder that members of the Uruguay DX Group and Centro Radioaficionados Montevideo will be active as CW3TD from Timoteo Dominguez Island between December 2-6th. Activity will be on 160-2 meters with an emphasis on the Digital modes. They plan to have 15 operators and four stations on the air. Carlos, SM0KCO, is the newest operator to join the team of Jorge/CX1SI, Gustavo/CX2AM, Jose/CX2AN, Oscar/CX2FR, Wilson/ CX2RU, Francisco/CX3BV, Gustavo/CX3CE, Humberto/CX3AN, Luis/CX4AAJ, Julio/CX4AAE, Mario/CX4CR and Rainer/CX8FB. QSL via David, EB7DX.
IOTA OC-171 (Update)
Craig/VK4LDX will be active as VK4LDX/p from Magnetic Island between December 10-12th. He states, "The focus will be SSB, I don't do CW, but I may do some RTTY and PSK31 if I'm not getting through on SSB. I'll be using a 40m dipole favoring North America, full size aluminium vertical dipole for 15m and the HF9V multiband vertical for 10, 15, 20 and 40m. So there's no need to worry about beam headings, it's all up to band choice and propagation." The operating schedule for his operation is now published on his Blog page at:
V7, MARSHALL ISLANDS (Update/IOTA Op)
Just a reminder that Russian Robinson Club members Tim Tilleman/NL8F (V73CF) and Yuri Sushkin/N3QQ (V73QQ) are off to the Marshall Islands to activate three IOTAs including a new uninhabited island. Activity will be between November 30th and December 16th. Yuri has provided OPDX with the following updated tentative schedule:
Nov. 30th-Dec. 1st - Callsigns V73CF and V73QQ from Majuro Island
(OC-029), in the Ratak Chain.
December 2-4th - Callsigns while traveling to Enewetak Atoll are V73CF/mm and V73QQ/mm.
December 5-7th - Callsigns to be used on Enewetak Atoll (OC-087) are V73CF and V73QQ.
December 8-11th - Callsign to be used on the uninhabited Ujelang Atoll (OC-278, a new IOTA) is V73RRC.
December 12-16th - Callsigns to be used on Enewetak Atoll (OC-087) are V73CF and V73QQ.
PLEASE NOTE: After Majuro all dates are subject to change due to transportation availability and weather. Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW and SSB. Their station equipment will consist of an IC-7600 and IC-7000 and two Ameritron ALS-600S amplifiers. Antennas will be full size vertical dipoles for 20/15/10m and 1/4 wave vertical for 30/40/80/160m. QSL V73RRC and V73QQ via N7RO. QSL V73CF via K8NA. For updates/live GPS tracking, watch: http://www.oc-278.ucoz.com Yuri and Tim state, "We would like to thank Mike/K9AJ for vaccinations and local customs information, Dick/N7RO for QSL management, Andy/RZ3EM for maintaining of Website
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