Harald/DF2WO will be back on the air as 9X2AW from Kigali. QRV from
Nov. 4 to 16 on HF (CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8). He plans to prepare a 160m
antenna and a hexbeam based on bamboo sticks for 20-10m. QSL via
Members of the Radio Club Melipulli will be active from the Alerce
Andino National Park during Nov. 1 to 3 as XR7PNAA. QSL via CE7RCM.
The special event station CN44MS commemorates the 44th anniversary
of the Green March. QRV from Tan-Tan between the 1st and 12th of
November. QSL via RW6HS.
Ralph/DL9MWG and Uli/DL1HUH will both be operating from Bangkok in
November: Ralph signs HS0ZOM between Nov. 3 and 6, and Uli uses the
callsign HS0ZON from Nov. 6 to 10. Both are grateful to
Champ/E21EIC for his help in obtaining the necessary operating
permits. QSL via homecalls (d/B), HS0ZON also via eQSL.
The ARI section Fidenza (IQ4FE) commemorates Giancarlo Vallauri,
one of Italy's pioneers in the history of radio, with the callsign
II4VAL during November. QSL via IQ4FE.
Members of the 4U1GSC Amateur Radio Club will be active with the
callsign 4U25B until the end of August next year. It draws
attention to the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Logistics
Base in Brindisi. QSL via 9A2AA (d/B).
The Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP) continues to honour
the memory of Bulgarian saints during November with the callsign
LZ365BM. QSOs count towards the All Saints - 2019 award. QSL via
bureau, LZ1KCP (d).
The ONZ Oost Kust Radioclub (ON6HC) celebrates the liberation of
Knokke-Heist 75 years ago with the callsign OE75CLM (CLM - Canadian
Liberation March) between Nov. 1 and 3. An award is also available.
QSL via ON6HC.
Members of the European DX Foundation based in the Netherlands will
be celebrating the founding of their club 33 years ago with the
following special event calls during November: PA33EUDXF,
PB33EUDXF, PC33EUDXF, PD33EUDXF, PE33EUDXF, PF33EUDXF, PG33EUDXF,
PH33EUDXF, and PI33EUDXF. QSL via ClubLog OQRS.
VC3QOR operates around the Casa Loma Day 2019 (Nov. 9), organised
by The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regiment. QRV from Nov. 2 to 9
on HF. QSL via VE3QVL.
Watch out for Sergei/RZ3FW and Sergei/R4WAA operating from
Vanuatu's islands according to the following schedule:
- Nov. 04-07: YJ0RRC from Gaua Island (OC-104)
- Nov. 08-13: YJ0RRC from Tongoa (or Emae) Island (OC-111)
- Nov. 14-20: YJ0FWA from Efate Island (OC-035)
QRV from OC-104 and OC-111 on 40, 30, 20, and 15m;
from OC-035 on 160 to 15m on CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8.
QSL via RZ3FW (d), ClubLog OQRS.
ZD8, Ascension Island:
Steve/WB4GHY is currently staying on Ascension Island (AF-003)
until the 11th of November and operates as ZD8SC during his
sparetime. QRV on 80 to 10m on SSB, FT8, and FT4. QSL via WB4GHY
During November, Herbie/G6XOU will be active as GX4BJC/a (WAB TM22)
and Peter/G0NQZ as MX1SWL/a (WAB TQ50). QSL via M5DIK (d/B), eQSL.
Masa/JA0RQV is going to spend the time between Dec. 2019 and Nov.
2020 on Tongatapu Island (OC-049) on a work assignment. He plans to
operate as A35JP on 160 to6m (CW, SSB, FT8) and hopes to activate
the following other islands: Niuatoputapu (OC-191), Niuafo'ou
(OC-123), Vava'u (OC-064), and Ha'apai (OC-169). QSL via LoTW,
ClubLog. Direct requests will be dealt with only after November
2020. Please do not send cards before.
YS, El Salvador:
A team headed by Rolf/DL7VEE plans to operate as HU1DL from El
Salvador's Pacific Coast. Operators are Andy/DH8WR, Tom/DJ6TF,
Werner/DJ9KH, Frank/DL1KWK, Dietmar/DL2HWA, Norbert/DL2RNS,
Georg/DL4SVA, Olaf/DL7JOM, Rolf/DL7VEE, and Franz/DL9GFB. They plan
to set up three HF rigs for CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8; focus on 160 to
17m. The group also plans to operate on 60m. They are grateful to
YS1GMV, YS1AG, YS1MAE, YS1RS, YS1MS, and the team of HU2DX for
support. A website is being set up at the moment.
6W1KI, 6W1PZ, 6W1QL, 6W7JX, and more operators are planning an
activation of Gore Island (AF-045) for Dec. 13 to 15. QRV as 6V1A
on HF (SSB, CW) with two rigs.
H40, Temotu Province:
Grant/KZ1W and Rob/N7QT will be active as H40KT and H40TT
respectively from Pigeon Island (OC-065) between the 14th and 26th
of November. QRV on 160-10m on CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8. QSL via
Felix/DL5XL will be back on the air as DP1POL from the German
Antarctic station Neumayer III (AN-016, WW Loc. IB59uh) during
January and February 2020. QRV on HF, mostly on CW. QSL via DL1ZBO,
CQ World Wide DX Contest:
The weekend of Oct. 26/27 sees the SSB leg of this year's CQ World
Wide DX Contest. Together with its CW part in November at attracts
more than 35,000 participants. This DXNL largely concentrates on
activities in and around the contest.
Yosuke/JJ1DQR operates as 3W9QR from Da Nang between Oct. 23 and
Nov. 1. QRV on 40 to 10m on SSB and also during the CQ WW contest.
QSL via JJ1DQR (d/B).
Alex/KU1CW currently operates as 3W9A until the 28th and will be
active in the contest on 80-10m. QSL via LoTW, KU1CW.
Algis/LY2BMX/LY4ZZ takes part in the contest as 4L/LY4ZZ on 160m
single-band. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, ClubLog.
Ilya/R3XA joins the contest as 4L9M on 80m single-band. QSL via
Albert/F5VHJ, Jaques/F6BEE, and Oliver/W6NV will be operating the
contest together as 6W1RY. QSL via F5VHJ (d/B), LoTW, ClubLog; for
US stations also via WA6WPG.
Charles/8P6ET will be active from Barbados (NA-021) as 8P1W. QSL
Dean/8P6SH will be signing 8P2K on 40m single-band in the contest.
QSL via KU9C, LoTW.
Tom/W2SC returns to Barbados for the contest and is going to use
the callsign 8P5A on all bands. QSL via HA1AG (d/B), LoTW.
9H6A is going to operate the contest from Xghajra (EU-023). QSL via
9K2GS will be active on all bands as 9K2K. QSL via EC6DX (d), LoTW.
9M6,8, East Malaysia:
Saty/JE1JKL will be paying Labuan Island (OC-133, WW Loc. OJ75)
from the 24thto 28th. QRV as 9M6NA on all bands during the contest.
QSL via LoTW, ClubLog.
Fawaz/A92AA plans to operate in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest on all
bands. QSL via ClubLog OQRS, via direct, and on LoTW.
Members of the Antofagasta DX Contest Group will be present in the
contest as CB1H. QSL via ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.
Wolf/OE2VEL will be using the station of CU4DX on Graciosa Island
(EU-175) for the contest. QRV as CR2L on all bands. QSL via OE2GEN,
EA8, Canary Islands:
EA7LL, EA7RU, EA7FQB, EA8LF, EA8DIG, OM5RW, TF3CW, and EA8DO are
forming a team for the contest and will operate as ED8M. QSL via
The special event station TM20CI commemorates the death of Leonardo
da Vinci 500 years ago. QRV on Oct. 26 and 27, from Nov. 1 to 11,
and on Nov. 23 and 24. QSL via F6KJX.
Philippe/F1DUZ remains active as FG4KH from Guadeloupe (NA-102)
until the 29th and will also be on the air during the contest. QSL
via F1DUZ (d/B), LoTW, eQSL.
Hide/JF2QNM will be active holiday-style as TO1J from Martinique
(NA-107) between the 24th and 28th with a focus on the WARC bands
and the SSB contest. QSL via JF2QNM (d), LoTW.
Rick/NE8Z will be signing HC1MD/2 from Farallon Dillon Lighthouse -
Capay on Hill (ARLHS ECU-017) in the Provincia de Santa Elena
between Oct. 27 and Nov. 9. QRV on 40-6m on CW, SSB (14270 kHz for
lighthouse hunters), and FT8. QSL via K8LJG, LoTW.
Members of the Quito Radio Club will be active in the contest as
HC0E with a multi-station setup. QSL via HC1QRC (d/B), LoTW.
Alan/N3AD activates Rotan Island (NA-057) as HR9/N3AD from Oct. 21
to 28, including the contest. QSL via W3HNK.
Raf/IH9YMC joins the contest from Pantelleria Island (AF-018) on
all bands. QSL via eQSL, LoTW.
KP2, Virgin Islands:
Yuriy/N2TTA will be active in the contest as NP2P. QSL via LoTW.
The special event station OR0YAL celebrates the 18th birthday of
Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, between Oct. 25 and Dec.
25. More than 30 club stations will be using the special event OR18
during this period and all Belgian amateurs may use the prefix OR.
Special awards will be available as well. QSL for OR0YAL via
Marcel/PD5MVH will be signing PD5MVH/p from Ameland Island (EU-038)
between Oct. 19 and Nov. 2. During the contest he will be active as
a QRP station. QSL via PD5MVH (d/B), LoTW, ClubLog.
Erik/ON4ANN operates as PJ2/ON4ANN from Oct. 28 until Nov. 2 on HF.
QSL via ON4ANN.
WA3LRO, N6KT, N4RV, DL8OBQ, N7ZZ, PJ4DX, and N3RD are meeting up on
Bonaire for a joint contest operation with the callsign PJ4K
(Multi/Multi). QSL via KU9C.
Members of the Team Parbo Contest Group (G4BVY, G4CLA, GD4XUM,
GM4AFF, K1XX, and W1MD) will be operating as PZ5K between Oct. 23
and 29, and, of course, during the contest. QSL via G3NKC, LoTW.
Martin/OK1FZM and Lenka/OK1WZM remain active holiday-style as S79ZM
until Oct. 31 on 80 to 10m. During their first week they are
staying on Mahe Island, during their second week on Praslin. Look
for them also during the SSB contest. QSL via OK1FZM.
Members of the Egyptian Radio Amateurs Society will be active as
SU8WRC around the World Radiocommunication Conference in Sharm
El-Sheikh from Oct. 28 until Nov. 22. QSL via OH2BH.
For the CQ WW DX SSB Contest, Members of the Egyptian Radio
Amateurs Society and of Radio Arcala will be joining forces under
the callsign SU8X. QSL via OH2BH.
Steve/K3SW will be active as VP2MSW between the 22nd and 27th. QRV
before and after the contest mainly on CW. QSL via LoTW, K3SW (d).
Members of the Grobex Team Contest Indonesia will be active in the
SSB contest with the callsign 7A2A. QSL via YB2DX (d), LoTW.
Previously reported contest activities (DXNL 2167):
HC5M, J68MD, OX7A, P40W, PJ7PL, PY0F, S79W, V49V, VK9NE, VP6R
Long Wave Transmitter SAQ:
The Swedish Long Wave Transmitter SAQ will be back on the air for
the United Nations Day on the 2th of October. The 17.2 kHz signal
will be generated by the historic alternator machine. Warm-up is
scheduled for 1630z, with the actual message then being transmitted
on 1700z. This time, no QSL cards or lists of received listeners'
reports will be issued. However, short rx reports are accepted via
Bruce/AA4XR plans to return to Laos from Dec. 4 to 12. QRV as XW4XR
on 40 to 6m on CW, RTTY, and FT8. QSL via E21EIC, LoTW.
FW, Wallis and Futuna:
Nobuaki/JA0JHQ plans a trip to Wallis Island for Nov. 23 to 27. QRV
as FW/M0JHQ on 160-10m (CW, FT8). QSL via JA0JHQ (d), LoTW.
Watch out for Geri/DK8KW operating as 3W9KW from Hanoi between the
18th and 26th on CW and SSB. QSL via DK8KW (d/B).
Matteo/IZ4YGS is currently staying in Ghana until October 23. QRV
as 9G5GS on 160 to 20m on FT8 and SSB. He will return to the
country from Nov. 26 to Dec. 12 and then plans to operate SSB via
QO-100. QSL via IZ4YGS (d), LoTW, eQSL.
Lins/PA3CMC, John/ZS6JON, Chris/PA2CHR, Paul/ZS6NK, Andrew/ZS6AVH,
Bernie/ZS4TX, and Dan/HB9CRQ operate from Botswana with the
callsign A21EME. From the 20th to 25 they will concentrate on 6m,
2m, and 70cm EME (JT65, CW), and from the 20th to 29th also on 23,
13, 9, 6, and 3cm (JT65, CW). QSL for 6m, 2m, 70cm, and QO-100 via
PA3CMC; 23cm to 3cm via HB9Q.
A large team of the Mediterraneo DX Club activates the Comoros from
October 21 until November 2 with the callsign D68CCC. QRV on 160 to
10m on CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8. Operators are Emir/9A6AA,
Gerd/DJ5IW, Axel/DL6KVA, Uwe/DL8OBF, Jean Louis/F6BPZ, Gaby/I2VGW,
Fabio/IK4QJF, Dario/IT9ZZO, Marco/IZ2GNQ, Marco/IZ3GNG,
Dario/IZ4UEZ, Ant/IZ8CCW, Dan/LB3TI, Steve/ MW0ZZK, Karl/OE3JAG,
Frans/ON4LO, Eric/ ON7RN, Feri/YO5OED, and Gab/YO8WW. QSL via
IK2VUC (d/B), ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.
Uwe/DL8UD plans to operate as HC5M from Cuenca between Oct. 22 and
Nov. 1. QRV on 160 to 6m on CW and SSB, maybe also on FT8. Uwe will
also take part in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest. QSL via DL8UD (d/B).
The special event stations J500LDV, 5J500D, 5J500L, and 5J500V
commemorate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death on
the air until the end of October. QRV on 80 to 10m on CW, SSB,
digital modes, and via satellite. An award programme will be
available as well. QSL via HK3VHZ, LoTW, eQSL.
J6, St. Lucia:
Members of the Medical Amateur Radio Council (MARCO) will be
signing J6/homecalls from St. Lucia (NA-108) between October 18 and
Nov. 2, including the CQ WW DX SSB Contest as J68MD. Operators as
Jay/AA4FL, Bob/K4RLC, Bruce/KM2L, Diane/N2HIW, and Dave/KN2M. QSL
for J68MD via N2HIW, LoTW, CLubLog; routes for the other calls will
be announced on the air.
John/W2GD returns to Aruba (SA-036) for the CQ WW DX SSB Contest.
QRV from the 22nd to 29th as P40W, before and after the contest
with a focus on 160, 30, 17, and 12m. QSL via N2MM (d), LoTW.
Jaap/PA7DA will be signing P4/PA7DA on HF between the 17th and 31st
during a holiday stay. QSL via PA7DA (d/B).
PJ7, St. Maarten:
Phil/N2HX plans to operate as PJ7PL from Sint Maarten Island
(NA-105) between Oct. 20 and Nov. 4. QRV on HF on SSB, RTTY, FT8,
and FT4, and during the CQ WW contest. QSL via N2HX.
PY0F, Fernando de Noronha:
Members of the Noronha Contest Group will be occupied with rig
setup and antenna preparations (80 and 160m, including receiving
antennas) for the CQ WW contest from the 21st to 25th. They will be
active during that time with the callsign PY0F from Fernando de
Noronha (SA-003, DFB OC-03, DIB OC-01, ARLHS 1208). QSL via ClubLog
OQRS, PY7RP (d).
Janusz/SP9FIH and Leszek/SP6CIK will be putting the Seychelles
(AF-024, WW Loc. LI75rk) on the air from the 18th to 29th,
including the CQ WW SSB Contest. QRV as S79W and S79CI on 160 to
10m on SSB, CW, RTTY, and FT8. QSL via homecalls, ClubLog OQRS.
Jery/HL5BHH will be signing T88KZ from Palau (OC-009) between the
21st and 24th. QRV holiday-style on 80 to 6m (SSB, some FT8). QSL
only via LoTW.
V4, St. Kitts and Nevis:
John/W5JON returns to Calypso Bay/St. Kitts (NA-104) from Oct. 16
to 22. QRV as V47JA on 160-6m (SSB, FT8). He is also going to
prepare the shack for the V49V team and its effort in the CQ WW
contest. QSL via W5JON (d), LoTW.
V4, St. Kitts and Nevis:
The V49V team will consist of Steve/AA4V, Gaylord/N4SF, Rick/W4GE,
and Dave/AA4VT (V47AA). They will be active from the 22nd to 29th
signing V4/homecalls, and during the CQ WW contest. QSL via
homecalls, V49V and V47AA via AA4V (d).
VP6, Pitcairn Island:
A large international team (EA3HSO, EY8MM, JR4OZR, K0PC, K9CT,
K9NW, N4GRN, N6HC, SM5AQD, W0GJ, W0VTT, W6IZT, and W8HC) has
begun a DXpedition to Pitcairn Island. Unfortunately, Ralph/K0IR had to
cancel his participation on short notice. Glenn/W0GJ now acts as
Plans are to get on the air as VP6R at the end of Oct. 17 /
beginning of Oct. 18 and then run 8 rigs until Nov. 1 on 160 to 6m
(CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8). The group will also take part in the CQ WW DX
SSB Contest. For information on frequencies and up-to-date news see
the group's website. QSL via ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.
VU7, Lakshadweep Islands:
Sree/VU2OB, Shabu/M0KRI/VU2CAC, and Samson/VU3XTG activate
Lakshadweep Islands (AS-011) from the 19th to 30th as VU7RI. QRV on
HF with a focus on 80, 40, 30, 20, and 15m on SSB, CW, and FT8. QSL
via M0KRI (d/B), ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.
Chris/VK2YUS will be active again as YJ0CA from Efate Island
(OC-035) between the 22nd and 30th. QSL via VK2YUS (d).
AS-206; JA1,2,7,0, Honshu's Coastal Islands East: Due to the
typhoon Hagibis the DXpedition of JK3ZXK/2 (see DXNL 2166) has been
postponed to November 2-4.
TI, Costa Rica:
Mike/W1USN and Robert/AA1M plan to sign TI5/homecalls between
Feb.20 and March 4 next year. QRV on 160 to 10m on SSB, CW,
and FT8. They also hope to work via satellites. QSL via homecalls, LoTW.
ZC4, UK Sov. Base Areas on Cyprus:
Members of the Cambridge University Wireless Society (CUWS) will be
active from January 2 to 7 as ZC4UW. They plan to run 4 rigs on
160-10m on CW and SSB. The occasion for the DXpedition is the 100th
anniversary of the Cambridge University Wireless Society. The team
will consist of G3ZAY, M0BLF, M0VFC, G7VJR, M0ZXA, G7SOZ, M0WUT,
and M0BBB. QSL via ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.
Between mid-December 2019 and mid-February 2020, Seba/SQ1SGB will
be active from Halley VI Base as CE9/SQ1SGB on 40 and 20m (SSB,
digital modes), work schedule and condx permitting.
CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz
AF-014; CT3, Madeira Archipelago: Silva/EA1AP, EA1SA/Alberto, and
Tony/CT1HTU will be active from San Jorge on Madeira Island (DIP
MA-001, PIP MD-001, WLOTA 0053) between Oct. 18 and 26. QRV as CQ9A
on 80 to 6m on CW, SSB, and FT8, with a focus on 60m. QSL via EA1AP
(d), LoTW, ClubLog OQRS.
AS-147; JA8, Hokkaido's Coastal Islands: Makoto/JI5RPT will be
signing JI5RPT/8 from Okushiri Island on Oct. 19 and 20. QRV on
630m (on JT9) to 10m. QSL via JI5RPT (d/B), ClubLog.
AS-206; JA1/2/7/0, Honsh's Coastal Islands East: A group of
Japanese operators (JG1LFF/2, JG3DOR/2, JJ2ONH/2, and JR2NMA/2)
plans to operate from Shino Island (Aichi prefecture) on Oct. 20
(ca. 01z to 0730z) on 80 to 6m (CW, SSB). QSL via homecall.
EU-023; 9H, Malta group: Rene/DL2JRM returns to Malta (WLOTA 1113,
MIA MM-001) from the 18th to 22nd. QRV as 9H3YY, also during the
Worked All Germany Contest. QSL via DL2JRM (d/B).
EU-039; F, Chausey Islands: Fabien/F4GYM and Pierre-Marie/F4FCE
will be active from Grande Ile de Chausey between the 19th and
25th, signing their homecalls/p on 80-10m (SSB, CW, digital modes).
QSL via h/c (d/B).
NA-018; OX, Greenland: Operators Thomas/OZ1AA, Bo/OZ1DJJ,
Dave/OZ5DM, Mikkel/OZ7AKT, and Alex/OZ7AM operate as OX1AA, OX3LX,
OX5DM, OX7AKT, and OX7AM from Kangerlussuaq between Oct. 22 and
Nov. 1. QRV with 4 rigs on 160-10m on CW, SSB, and FT8. During the
contest the group will use the callsign OX7A. QSL for OX3LX via
OZ0J (d/B); all others via LoTW, ClubLog OQRS or via OZ1ACB.
OC-005; VK9, Norfolk Island: Mek/SP7VC (digital modes),
Jacek/SP5EAQ (SSB), and Marcin/SP5ES (CW) activate Norfolk Island
according to the following schedule: Oct. 18 to 28, SP7VC operates
as VK9NC Oct. 18 to Nov. 4, SP5EAQ operates as VK9NE
Oct. 28 to Nov. 4, SP5ES operates as VK9NG.
VK9NE plans to participate in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest.
QSL for all calls via SP7VC (d/B), LoTW.
4L, GEORGIA. Algis, LY2BMX/LY4ZZ, will be active as 4L/LY4ZZ near Tbilisi
during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 26-27th) as a Single-Op/Single-
Band (160m) entry. QSL via LY4ZZ. All QSOs will be uploaded and confirmed
via LoTW, eQSL, ClubLog, Hamlog, Hrdlog, QRZCQ.com and QRZ.com.
5B/P3, CYPRUS. Jamie, M0SDV, will be active as P3F from the station of
5B4AGN in Pafos during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 26-27th) as a
Single-Op entry. QSL for P3F via M0URX or OQRS. Before and after the
contest, Jamie will operate as 5B/M0SDV. QSL via M0SDV direct, LoTW or
ClubLog's OQRS (direct or by the Bureau).
5T, MAURITANIA. DX-World.net reports that operators Johannes/PA5X (5T5PA)
and Evert/PA2KW (5T2KW) will be active from a special location somewhere
in Mauritania between the evening of October 19th until the morning of
the 26th. Their main focus will be on Low Bands (160/80/60/40m). Johannes
will be mostly active on SSB and some FT8. Evert will concentrate on CW.
They will set up separate verticals for 160/80m and a delta-loops for
60/40 meters. Receiving antennas = 3 beverages (direction JA/EU, NA,
SA/VK/ZL). There will be a daily upload to ClubLog for both stations.
LoTW will be uploaded after the DXpedition. QSL is OQRS via ClubLog.
5W, SAMOA. After their ZK3A operation, operators Lee/VK3GK and Chris/VK3FY
will be active as 5W0GK and 5W0FY, respectively, from Samoa (OC-097). The
length of their stay is not known at this time, but one of them was expected
to be in the Oceania DX CW Contest this past weekend (October 12-13th).
Look for 5W0GK in the contest and 5W0FY on non-contest bands. QSL via
M0OXO or OQRS. Also ZK3A member, Alex, K6VHF, was heard active as 5W0NA
from 5W1SA's station in Apia on various HF bands using mainly CW and FT8.
Length of their stay also not known at this time, QSL via K6VHF direct
or ClubLog's OQRS.
9G, GHANA. Matteo, IZ4YGS, is once again active as 9G5GS from Sanzule,
West Takoradi (Western Region), Ghana, until October 23rd. Activity will
be limited to his spare time (usually on "almost every evening", between
2100-0000z) on 160-20 meters using mostly FT8 (F/H) and SSB, with a Yaesu
FT-891 and 100 watts into a vertical antenna. He mentions on QRZ.com,
"Activations can't be planned because of rainy season's unpredictability."
On FT8 (Fox-Hound Mode) the suggested frequencies are: 3567, 7056, 10131
and 14090 kHz. On FT8 (Standard Mode) on the standard frequencies; PLEASE
SEND REPORT FIRST, not the Loc. He will update daily to ClubLog. QSL via
LoTW, IZ4YGS direct or eQSL.
ADDED NOTE: Matteo will return again between November 26th and December
28th; bands and modes identical to the previous ones, the news will be
the SSB activity through the Oscar-100 geostationary satellite.
BY, CHINA. Nobuaki, JA0JHQ, will guest operate from the Guilin Amateur
Radio Club station BY7WGL for two days (November 3-4th). For more details
and updates, see: https://pandasan.jimdo.com/fw-m0jhq
D4, CAPE VERDE. Jan, OK7JR, is now active as D44EA from Sal Island (AF-086)
until October 22nd. Some activity will be from the Ponta to Sino Light-
house (ARLHS CAP007). Activity will be on various HF bands. QSL via his
home callsign, direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or eQSL.
ED8, CANARY ISLANDS. Operators Salvador/EA7FQB, Cristobal/EA7RU, Manolo/
EA7LL, Anton/EA8DIG, Maria/EA8LF, Manuel/EA8DO, Miroslav/OM5RW and Siggi/
TF3CW will be active as ED8W from La Palma Island (AF-004) during the
CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 26-27th) Multi-? entry. QSL via EA8DO or
FH, MAYOTTE ISLANDS (Reminder). Willi, DJ7RJ, will once again be active
as FH/DJ7RJ from Mayotte between October 15th and November 3rd. Activity
will be on 160-10 meters with a focus on the lower bands using CW and SSB.
QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau. NO LoTW or ClubLog.
FO, FRENCH POLYNESIA. Robert, K5PI, will once again be active as FO/K5PI.
Activity will take place after his participation in the TX7T Marquesas
Islands DXpedition (see TX7T below), and during the CQWW DX CW Contest
(November 23-24th) as a Single-Op/Low-Power entry on 40-10 meters only.
QSL via K5PI.
FW, WALLIS AND FUTUNA. Nobuaki, JA0JHQ, will be active as FW/M0JHQ from
Wallis Island (OC-054) between November 23-27th. He may apply for a unique
FW callsign upon arrival. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW and
FT8. QSL via LoTW or direct to JA0JHQ.
HI, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Nate, N4YDU, will be active as HI3CC from the
"Loma Del Toro DX Club" station during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November
23-24th) as a Single-Op/High-Power entry. QSL via W2CCW (HI3CC only).
Nate will be active as HI3/N4YDU before the contest. QSL via LoTW for
AS-066. Operators Vladimir/UA0LCZ and UD0LEN are once again active
as UA0LCZ/P from the Island of Popov (WW Loc. PN52UX), Asiatic
Russia, until October 14th. Activity will be on the following
suggested frequencies: 3507, 7007, 10107, 14017 and 18077 kHz.
QSL via UA0LCZ, by the Bureau or direct: Vladimir Miroshnichenko,
P.O.Box 41-21 Vladivostok-41, 690041, RUSSIA.
AS-206. (Change Due To Typhoon Hagibis) Members of the Nara DX Associ-
ation will be active as JK3ZXK/2 from Suga Island between
November 2-4th. Operators mentioned are Tosy/JA3FGJ, Hid/JA3KGF
and Joe/JJ3PRT. Activity will be on 40-17 meters using CW, SSB
and FT8. They will focus on EU and NA. QSL via a famous YL
DXer JP3AYQ direct only. No Bureau.
EU-024. Tibor, OM3RM, will once again be active as IS0/OM8A from
Sardinia, but this time during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November
26-27th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry. QSL via
EU-031. Jim, N6TJ, will be active as IO8T from the Island of Ischia
during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 26-27th) as a Single-
Op/All-Band entry. QSL via N6TJ.
EU-175. Operators Torsten/DG0OHD, Rocco/DG5AA, Rich/DK8YY, Hans/DL1AOB,
Dieter/DL1AWD, Andi/DL7ZZ and Lu/DL8ALU should now be active
as CT8/homecalls from Graciosa Island, Azores, until October
21st. The team will be active as CR2Y during the Worked All
Germany Contest (WAG) on October 19-20th. QSL CR2Y via DH7WW
or OQRS. QSL all others via their home callsigns.
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operations, PLEASE send your IOTA operations information to the OPDX,
and we will post it here in an upcoming bulletin......
J6, ST. LUCIA. Jay, AA4FL, will be active as J6/AA4FL between October
21-28th. His main visit to the island is primarily as a member of the
J68MD CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 26-27th) team. The team members are
of "The Medical Amateur Radio Council" (home club callsign WB5D). For
J68MD QSLs see info on their QRZ page. Jay states the following on his
QRZ.com page about his activity outside of the contest: "I will be doing
OSCAR satellite operation by schedule as we are visiting vacation style
in varying locations. My schedule needs to take into account my shifts
as a team member of the CQWW J68MD team. E-mail me to coordinate both FM
simple SATs and SSB linear transponder bird QSO schedules. Radios will be
a FT-817ND and FT-818ND for full duplex operation using an Arrow II antenna.
During Oct. 19-21st, my operations will be satellite only from the Gros
Islet area (FK94mb) and Pigeon Island (FK94mc). Signal Peak at Pigeon Island
is where in the 1700's the British signaled ships with fires and lanterns
and spied on the French in Martinique. My QTH from 10/21 to 10/28 will
be the Villa Grand Piton just north of Soufriere in Grid FK93lu. For
J6/AA4FL contacts QSL to my home call.
I will submit contacts by LoTW, the preferred mode of confirmation.
Paper card submissions should be accompanied by
- a SASE for USA stations
- a SAE and 2 USDs for stations outside the USA."
Maurizio/IK2GZU will be engaged in charity work for a hospital in
Ikelu/Tanzania between Sept. 25 and Oct. 28, and he plans to
operate as 5H3MB during his spare time on HF (SSB, CW, RTTY). QSL
via ClubLog OQRS, LoTW, eQSL, IK2GZU (d/B).
Anton remains active as 5X8C from Entebbe until Oct. 7 on HF and
plans to participate in the CQ WW DX RTTY Contest. QSL via ON6NL
Pista's/HA5AO second stage on his tour will be Lesotho. QRV between
the 1st and 19th of October as 7P8AO on 80 to 10m, mostly on CW and
FT8. QSL via Logsearch
Charles/8P6ET will be joining the CQ WW RTTY DX Contest as 8P1W
from Barbados (NA-021) on all bands. QSL via KU9C.
Dean/8P6SH will be signing 8P2K in the RTTY Contest in a 80m single
band effort. QSL via KU9C, LoTW.
Members of the Radio Club de Caibarien will be active as T46W from
the 27th to 29th on 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10m (CW, SSB, FT8). The
group wants to commemorate Manuel Antonio Alvarez Alvarez
(Manolin/CO6MA), a pioneer in Cuba's radio history and active radio
amateur. QSL via LoTW.
D4, Cape Verde:
Harald/DF2WO returns to Sao Tiago (AF-005) and operates as D44TWO
between Sept. 29 and Oct. 13. During the last weeks he extensively
worked on his satellite setup and hopes to be able to use it on the
island. QSL via M0OXO.
EA8, Canary Islands:
SM7BHM, SM7GXR, SM4RGD, YL2KF, OH9GIT, and OH2BP will be joining
forces for the CQ WW RTTY DX Contest and operate together as EA8DED
from Teneriffa (AF-004, DIE S012, WLOTA 1275). QSL via OH2BP (d).
The Italian DXpedition Team (I1FQH, I1HJT, I2PJA, I2YSB, IK2CIO,
IK2CKR, IK2DIA, IK2HKT, IK2RZP, IZ2XAF, and JA3USA) is going to put
Liberia on the air with five rigs between Sept. 30 and Oct. 11 as
A82X (CW, SSB) and A82Z (RTTY/FT8). QRV on 160 to 10m. QSL via
I2YSB (d). http://www.i2ysb.com/idt/
The ARI section Fidenza (IQ4FE) commemorates Ernesto Montu, one of
Italy's pioneers in the history of radio, with the callsign II4MNU
during September. QSL via IQ4FE. http://www.arifidenza.it/
K, United States of America:
The time signal station WWV in Fort Collins (Colorado) celebrates
its 100th anniversary. The special event station WW0WWV marks the
occasion on the air between Sept. 28 and Oct. 2 on 160 to 6m (CW,
SSB, FT8). QSL via ClubLog OQRS, LoTW. http://wwv100.com/
KH0, Mariana Islands:
Toshi/WB6Z is currently active until the 30th as KH0/WB6Z from
Saipan Island (OC-086) on 40 to 10m on SSB, CW, and FT8. QSL via
The Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP) continues to honour
the memory of Bulgarian saints during October with the callsign
LZ311HI. QSOs count towards the All Saints - 2019 award. QSL via
bureau, LZ1KCP (d). http://www.lz1kcp.com/
Members of the Radio Club Peruano's HQ (OA4O) will be active with
the callsign OC19IARU around the 20th General Assembly of IARU
Region 2. QRV from September 27 until October 6. An award will be
available as well. All QSOs will be confirmed with a card.
The special event station PA350RB will be active during October to
commemorate the painter Rembrandt van Rijn (15 July, 1606 - 4
October, 1669). An award is also available. QSL via PA2CVD (B).
Roland/F8EN stays in Gabon between the end of