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05/01/2006 - Noticias
DXNEWS DA SEMANA - até 31/OUTUBRO/2020 - Confira as melhores opções para seus DX...
por LABRE-MG - Diretoria de Radioamadorismo (PY4SM - Marcus)

 

 

 

 

 

7Q, Malawi:
    Don/K6ZO has returned to the Embangweni Mission Hospital project
    and operates as 7Q6M during his spare time until Dec. 5. QSL via
    K6ZO (d).

F, France:
    Franck/F4FHM and Dany/F0GFI celebrate the 75th anniversary of the
    United Nations with the callsign TM75ONU between the 17th and 31st.
    QSL via eQSL.

FG, Guadeloupe:
    Philippe/F1DUZ will be back on the air as FG4KH between Oct. 16 and
    Nov. 5 from Guadeloupe (NA-102). He also plans to participate in
    the CQ WW DX SSB Contest. QSL via F1DUZ, LoTW, eQSL.

HB0, Liechtenstein:
    Watch out for HB0/HB9HBY (op. Loick) operating between the 16th and
    18th on HF (CW, SSB, FT8). QSL via EB7DX.

HS, Thailand:
    HM King Vajiralongkorn now uses the callsign HS10A.

I, Italy:
    II0BIKE operates around the Giro d'Italia until Oct. 25. An award
    is available as well. QSL via 9A5URI.

I, Italy:
    Members of the UN Global Service Centre Amateur Radio Club (4U1GSC)
    celebrate the United Nation's anniversary with the callsign 4U75B
    until the end of the year. QSL via 9A2AA, ClubLog.

LX, Luxembourg:
    Gerard/PA0PIW, Gert/PA2LO, Maarten/PA3EYC, Tijmen/PA3GRM,
    Hans/PE1KWH, and Bert/PD0GP will be signing LX/homecalls from the
    15th to 18th. QRV on HF on CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8, FT4. QSL via
    ClubLog, LoTW, and PA3EYC.

OE, Austria:
    Jo/OE6VIE draws attention to the Austrian State Treaty of 1955 with
    the callsign OE65VIE. QRV until the end of 2020. QSL via DE1QSL
    (DARC bureau), LoTW, OE6VIE (d).

ON, Belgium:
    Members of the ONZ Oostkust Radioclub (ON6HC) commemorate the
    liberation of the city Knokke by Canadian forces on 1 Nov. 1944
    with the callsign OR39CLM. QRV from Oct. 14 until Nov. 13. The
    group also offers an award for this activity. QSL via ON6HC (B).

OZ, Denmark:
    The special event station OZ100MILL commemorates the unification of
    South Jutland in 1920. QRV between Oct. 15 and Dec. 15 on HF (SSB,
    CW, digital modes). QSL via OZ1ACB, ClubLog OQRS, LoTW, eQSL.

SU, Egypt:
    Members of the Egyptian Radio Amateurs Society (ERASD) operate
    around the official opening of the nature reserve Tigris Valley as
    SU8J between the 16th and 18th. QRV on 160 to 10m on SSB and FT8/4.
    QSL via SU1SK, LoTW, eQSL.

Z6, Republic of Kosovo:
    Wolf/DM2AUJ informs the DX community that, at present, the Z66DX
    activity will take part as scheduled and announced (Oct. 14 to 28,
    see DXNL 2218).


Other stuff:
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SI9AM, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Amateur Radio Society:
    The society has announced that operations at this station will
    cease on Dec. 1. The decision to close this station is due to
    financial difficulties, which prompted the 8 radio clubs who
    jointly ran the station to close it down. Since July 2000 ca.
    160,000 QSOs were made from SI9AM. The organisers wish to thank all
    visitors and supporters.

RDA - Russian District Award:
    Roman/RA3R, the manager of the Russian District Award, invites all
    radio amateurs to participate in this award scheme. For ease of
    operations, an electronic confirmation system is up and running,
    where Russian stations upload their logs and RDA hunters may track
    their progress and apply for awards.

Abbreviations in this DXNL:
===========================
ARLHS    Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
DIFM    Diplome des Iles de la France Metropolitaine
ERASD    Egyptian Radio Amateurs Society For Development
IOTA    Islands on the Air
LoTW    Logbook of the World
MARTS    Malaysian Amateur Radio Transmitters Society
OQRS    Online QSL Request System
WCA      World Castles Award
WLOTA    World Lighthouse On The Air Award
WRTC    World Radiosport Team Championship


Upcoming Contests:
==================
14.10.                AGCW-DL
15.10.                Whitestick-Day-Contest
17./18.10.            JARTS WW RTTY Contest
17./18.10.            Bayern-Ost Contest
17.10.                Ausbildungscontest
17./18.10.            Worked All Germany Contest
17./18.10.            Stew Perry Topband Distance
17.10.                Asia Pacific Sprint Contest
18.10.                ON Contest
17./18.10.            New York QSO Party
18./19.10.            Illinois QSO Party

IOTA QRGs
CW:  28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz


AS-015; 9M2, Pinang State group: Yoshida/JE1SCJ operates as 9M4DXX
    until the end of the year from the MARTS station on Penang Island.
    QRV primarily during the weekends on the low bands (FT8). QSL via
    JA0DMV (d).

EU-026; JW, Spitsbergen Island: Erwann/LB1QI will be signing
    JW/LB1QI between the 15th and 18th on 160-6m (CW, SSB). QSL via
    LB1QI (d/B), ClubLog OQRS.

EU-038; PA, Noord Holland/ Friesland/ Groningen Province group:
    Volker/DL1WH unfortunately has to cancel his trip to Ameland due to
    Covid-19 restrictions. He hopes for a new chance in 2021.

EU-074; F, Bretagne (Cotes-d'Armor Centre) Region group:
    Jerry/F4HJO operates from Brehat Island (ARLHS FRA-463, FFF-1194,
    DIFM MA-012) between Oct. 17 and 24 as F4HJO/p on 80, 40, 20, and
    17m, mostly on SSB. QSL via F4HJO (d/B), ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.

5U, Niger:
    Adrien/F4IHM currently works as a missionary in Niamey and operates
    during his spare-time as 5U4IHM on FT8 with a FT-817 and wire
    antennas. QSL via F4IHM.

DL, Germany:
    Contrary to earlier plans, DM30RSV remains active throughout the
    month until and including the Worked All Germany Contest (Oct.
    17/18). Likewise, the time period for the award has been extended.
    QSL via bureau.

F, France:
    TM82ALC honours the memory of the French explorer and discoverer
    Antoine Laument de la Mothe, Sieur de Cadillac (1658-1730) who did
    290 years ago. QRV between the 9th and 27th (for exact days see
    qrz.com) on HF (SSB, CW, digital modes). QSL via F4ELR (d/B), LoTW,
    eQSL.  

F, France:
    Guillaume/F1IEH commemorates the flights of Wilbur and Orville
    Wright at Camp d'Auvours near Le Mans in 1908 with the callsign
    TM72WOW. QRV until Nov. 22. QSL via F1IEH.

J8, St. Vincent:
    Mac/8P5AB signs J88/8P5AB from Oct. 10 until Dec. 3 on HF (FT8) and
    VHF (digital modes). QSL via 8P5AB (d), eQSL.

JD1, Minami Torishima:
    Take/JG8NQJ will arrive on Minami Torishima (OC-073, WW Loc.
    QL64xg, JCG 10007) and stay on the island until mid-January. During
    his rare spare-time he will get on the air as JG8NQJ/JD1 on 40 and
    30m (CW). QSL via JA8CJY, LoTW.

OE, Austria:
    Members of the United Nations Contest DX Club (4U1A) celebrate the
    United Nation's 75th anniversary with the callsign 4U75A until the
    end of 2020. QSL via UA3DX.

PJ2, Curacao:
    Angelo/PJ2AFM, Carlo/PJ2CF, and Sergio/PJ2SM plan to mark Curacao's
    acceptance as a separate DXCC entity 10 years with the callsign
    PJ2C on Oct. 10. QRV on 20 and 17m (SSB, FT8). QSL via EC5AHA.

PZ, Suriname:
    Markus/DJ4EL has to postpone his visit to Suriname (PZ5GE) and to
    Papegaaien Island (PZ5G) into April next year due to Covid-19
    restrictions.

RA, Russia:
    The special event station R125SE celebrates the 125th birthday of
    the poet Sergej Alexandrowitsch Jesenin until Oct. 7. R925RZ
    celebrates the 925th anniversary of the city Ryazan during October.
    An award is available as well. QSL for both calls via RK3SWB.

SM, Schweden:
    Palle/SA0BYP and Johan/SA3BYC will be active as SI9AM during the
    Scandinavian Activity SSB COntest on Oct. 10/11. QSL via SM3FJF
    (d/B).

Z6, Republic of Kosovo:
    Watch out for Wolf/DM2AUJ, Guenter/DL2AWG, Peter/DL3APO,
    Rainer/DL2AMD, Werner/DJ9KH, and Franz/DL9GFB operating as Z66DX
    between Oct. 15 and 28. QRV on 160-10m (CW, SSB, FT8) with three
    rigs. Depending on condx, the group plans to focus on the low
    bands. QSL via ClubLog OQRS, LoTW, DL2AWG (d/B).

Other stuff:
============
ZF1A - new QSL Manager:
    On Sept. 15, Scott/K7ZO has taken over as the new QSL manager for
    ZF1A. He confirms via ClubLog OQRS or via K7ZO (d/B).

Award for Dr. Ulrich L. Rohde (N1UL/DJ2LR):
    The IEEE Region 1 has chosen Rohde as the recipient of the IEEE
    Region 1 Technological Innovation Award, thereby recognising his
    contributions to research in signal processing.


Abbreviations in this DXNL:
===========================
ARLHS    Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
IOTA    Islands on the Air
JCG      Japan Century Guns
LoTW    Logbook of the World
OQRS    Online QSL Request System
WCA      World Castles Award
WLOTA    World Lighthouse On The Air Award
WRTC    World Radiosport Team Championship


Upcoming Contests:
==================
07./08.10.            DIG-Geburtstags-Contest
07.10.                UKEICC 80m Contest
10./11.10.            The Makrothen Contest
10.10.                VFDB Contest
10./11.10.            Oceania DX Contest
10.10.                Komi-Ruhrgebiet QSO-Party
10./11.10.            Scandinavian Activity Contest
11.10.                ON Contest
11.10.                80m Waterkant-Kurzcontest

IOTA QRGs
CW:  28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz


EU-026; JW, Spitsbergen Island: Halvard/LA7XK, Erling/LA6VM, and
    Just/LA9DL will be active from Svalbard as JW7XK, JW6VM, and JW9DL
    respectively between the 7th and 12th. QRV on CW, SSB, digital
    modes, and during the SAC SSB Contest as JW5X. QSL via homecalls,
    JW5X via LA5X (d/B).

EU-026; JW, Spitsbergen Island: Bill/LA8FTA, Frederik/LB8IH,
    Mikhail/LB8CG, Peter/LA7WRA, Lauris/LB1RH, and Paal/LA6CSA from
    NRRL's Oslogruppen (LA4O) are guests at the JW5E club station from
    Oct. 8 to 12. QRV as JW4O on 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10m and during the
    SAC SSB Contest. QSL via LoTW. 

EU-038; PA, Noord Holland/ Friesland/ Groningen Province group:
    Volker/DL1WH plans to operate holiday-style on Ameland between the
    10th and 24th. QRV as PA/DL1WH/p on CW and SSB. He also plans to
    activate the WWFF reference Duinen-Ameland (PAFF-0073). QSL via
    DL1WH (d/B).

EU-038; PA, Noord Holland/ Friesland/ Groningen Province group:
    Ben/DO1BEN will be active again from Texel Island (WLOTA 0043, WW
    Loc. JO23kd) as PD/DO1BEN between Oct. 12 and 22. QRV with a focus
    on 40 and 20m (SSB, digital modes). QSL via DO1BEN (d/B).

EU-177, SM5, Sodermanland/ Ostergotland County group: Depending on
    Covid-19 restrictions, Waldi/SP7IDX plans to activate Stora
    Alo/Boko Island between Oct. 10 and 17 as SM/SP7IDX on 40-10m (SSB,
    FT8). QSL via homecall (d), LoTW.

OC-009; T8, Palau Islands: Ichy/JH7IPR had to cancel his trip to
    Palau, scheduled for Oct. 7 to 15.


WWFF Activities
================

WWFF QRGs:
CW: 28044 24894 21044 18084 14044 10124 7024 3544 kHz
SSB: 28444 24944 21244 18144 14244 7144 3744 kHz

Get Your Park ON:
    Various 1x1 callsigns (e.g. N4G, N5G, N9G, W3G, K7G,...) will be
    active during the Get Your Park ON event (Oct. 10 to 18).
    Participants are encouraged to spend time outside and operate. The
    event coincides with Earth Science Week. 

Editorial Notice:
    Klaus/DL7UXG apologises for last week's missing DXNL. He had
    planned to edit it during his trip (together with Ric/DL2VFR)
    around Swedish islands (Sept. 12-22). This plan was thwarted,
    however, when his laptop died on him mid-way through the trip. Some
    information have made it into this week's edition, though.

CE, Chile:
    During October, the Chilean Pacific DX Group celebrates the 500th
    anniversary of Magellan's navigation of the strait named after him
    with the callsign XR500M. QSL via ClubLog OQRS, XQ7UP, LoTW.

DL, Germany:
    The special event station DL70THW celebrates the 70th anniversary
    of Germany's Federal Agency for Technical Relief until Sept. 21
    next year. Operators are Anne/DM4LJ, Thomas/DF1WH, Niklas/DL7NF,
    and Friedolin/DO2IK. QRV on HF, mostly on SSB. QSL via bureau.

HB0, Liechtenstein:
    Eric/ON4EC, Erik/ON4ANN, and Willy/ON2BDJ, of the NBDX Team, will
    operate as HB0/OP2D from Triesenburg between Sept. 27 and Oct. 2.
    QSL via LoTW.

I, Italy:
    The ARI Fidenza Club (IQ4FE) puts a number of special event
    callsigns on the air during 2020 to commemorate the life and
    achievements of Guglielmo Marconi. During October, II4LGH draws
    attention to Marconi's demonstration of radio-based remote control
    when he switched the lights at Sydney Town Hall from Genova in
    1930. An award will be available as well. QSL via IQ4FE.

K, United States of America:
    The special event stations VE3FIRE, N0F...N9F and KF2IRE will be
    active between the 4th and 10th of October. An award will be
    available as well. 

LZ, Bulgaria:
    The Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP) continues to honour
    the memory of Orthodox saints during October with the callsign
    LZ1891AO. QSOs count towards the All Saints - 2020 award. QSL via
    bureau, LZ1KCP (d).

OE, Austria:
    Hannes/OE1SGU/OE3SGU celebrates his 30 years on the air with the
    callsign OE1990SGU during October. QSL via OE1SGU (d/B), LoTW,
    eQSL.

PJ4, Bonaire:
    During October, PJ4TEN draws attention to the dissolution of the
    Netherlands Antilles 10 years ago, resulting in Bonaire becoming a
    separate DXCC entity. An award "Bonaire 10/10/10" is available as
    well. QSL via M0URX.

SP, Poland:
    The special event stations 3Z40RY, HF40RY, SN40RY, SO40RY, SP40RY,
    and SQ40RY commemorate the first RTTY QSO from Poland in 1980 (with
    Y23NE). QRV from October until the end of December. An award will
    also be available.

SV5, Dodecanese:
    Wolf/DL3DRN is currently active from Kolymbia/Rhodos (EU-001) as
    SV5/DL3DRN on HF (CW, SSB, RTTY). He will stay on the island until
    Oct. 14. QSL via DL3DRN (d/B), LoTW.

UR, Ukraine:
    EN100LT celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Kharkiv Theater for
    Children and Youth. QRV until the end of March 2021. QSL via UT5LU.

ISWL Activities:
    During October, Geof/M0BAU (WAB SJ37) will be active as GX4BJC/a
    and John/G8XTJ as MX1SWL/a (WAB SP80). QSL via M5DIK (d/B), eQSL.

Other stuff:
============
Maurice/F5NQL - sk:
    Frank/F4AJQ (president of F6KOP) regrets to inform the amateur
    radio community of Maurice Charpentier's/F5NQL passing on Sept. 22.
    Maurice was an avid CW operator and long-term member of F6KOP and
    the ARRL.

Andre/PY0FF - sk:
    Andre Sampaio/PY0FF passed away on the evening of Sept. 24
    following complications after an operation. Andre picked up the
    radio bug in his youth, operating first as PY7CW, then as PY0FF.
    During the 80s and 90s he was particularly active in contests from
    Fernando de Noronha. Subsequently he moved to the mainland and held
    the callsign PP6ZZ.


Preview:
========
FO, French Polynesia:
    Cezar/VE3LYC plans to activate Tatakoto Atoll (OC-298, new one)
    from Oct. 29 until Nov. 5. QRV as TX0T on 40, 30, 20, and 17m on CW
    and SSB. QSL via ClubLog OQRS, VE3LYC.


Abbreviations in this DXNL:
===========================
ARLHS    Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
DIFM    Diplome des Iles de la France Metropolitaine
IOTA    Islands on the Air
JCG      Japan Century Guns
LoTW    Logbook of the World
OQRS    Online QSL Request System
WAB      Worked All Britain
WCA      World Castles Award
WLOTA    World Lighthouse On The Air Award
WRTC    World Radiosport Team Championship


Upcoming Contests:
==================
01.-07.10.            Aktivitaetswoche des DARC
03./04.10.            Oceania DX Contest
03.10.                Deutscher Telegrafie Contest
03.10.                Nordsee-Aktivitaetstag
03.10.                Rheinland-Pfalz-
03./04.10.            Russian Digital Contest
03./04.10.            IARU Region 1
03.10.                DARC HF-HELL Contest
04.10.                RSGB DX Contest
04.10.                ON Contest
03.10.                DARC HF-HELL Contest
03./04.10.            California QSO Party

IOTA QRGs
CW:  28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz


AS-031; JD, Chichi/ Haha/ Muko Islands (aka Bonin Islands):
    Makoto/JI5RPT operates as JD1BLY from Chichijima/Ogasawara Islands
    (WW Loc. QL17cc, JCG 10007) between the 3rd and 6th of October. QRV
    on HF and 6m (FT8, CW, SSB) and on 630m (JT9). QSL via JI5RPT
    (d/B), ClubLog OQRS.

EU-022; JX, Jan Mayen Island: Erik/LA2US will be staying on Jan
    Mayen Island between Oct. 2020 and March 2021. During his spare
    time he plans to operate as JX2US with a focus on 160, 80, 40, and
    30m (CW, FT8). QSL only via ClubLog OQRS after his return in April
    2021 and via LoTW.

EU-032; F, Poitou-Charentes Region group: Eric/F5LOW,
    Laurent/F5MNK, Fabrice/F5NBQ, Bertrand/F6HKA, and Leon/ON4ZD, all
    members of the Charente DX Groupe, remain active as TM7R from the
    Ile de Re (DIFM AT-022, WW Loc. IN96id) until Oct. 3 on HF (CW,
    SSB, digital modes). QSL via ClubLog OQRS, ON4ZD (d/B).

EU-120; G/M, English Coastal Islands: David/M0VDL will be signing
    M0VDL/p from Lundy Island until Oct. 1 on 40 and 20m (SSB, FT8).
    QSL via eQSL.

OC-030; KH4, Midway Islands: The KH6VV/KH4 activation had to be
    postponed to the second half of February 2021.

9K, Kuwait:
    Members of the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society join the celebrations
    of Saudi Arabia's 90th National Day with the callsign 9k)0KSA
    between Sept. 17 and 25. QSL via 9K2RA (B).

EA6, Balearic Islands:
    Philippe/EA4NF plans to activate Formentera Island (EU-004, WW Loc.
    JM08rr) on satellites from the 17th to 21st. QRV as EA6/EA4NF on
    LEO satellites with YAESU FT818ND/FT817ND and an Alaskan Arrow
    Antenna. QSL via LoTW.

HZ, Saudi Arabia:
    The following special event stations celebrate Saudi Arabia's 90th
    National Day between Sept. 17 and 25: 7Z90AL, 7Z90SJ, 7Z90AQ,
    7Z90WW, 7Z90OO, HZ90SK, HZ90SM, HZ90BW, HZ90TL, HZ90LG, HZ90BT,
    HZ90DG, and HZ90ND. QRV on HF (CW, SSB, digital modes). An award
    will be available as well.

I, Italy:
    Members of the Calabria DX Team operate around Marconi Day as IY9MD
    between Sept. 14 and 23.

I, Italy:
    The special event station IY6SB promotes the Marconi Day Trophy and
    award between Sept. 14 and 23 on HF. QSL via IK6XEJ (d/B).

ON, Belgium:
    Members of the Pajottenlandse Radio Amateur Club will support the
    work of NAH, a charity organisation tackling acquired brain
    injuries, with the callsign OT5ABI between Sept. 19 and Oct. 18.
    QSL via ON6LC.

PJ4, Bonaire:
    Rich/M5RIC plans to operate as PJ4/M5RIC between Sept. 22 and 29.
    QRV during the CQ WW DX RTTY Contest as PJ4CC. QSL via M0OXO.

SP, Poland:
    Members of the Harcerski Klub Lacznosci PZK (SP9ZHC) operate with
    the callsign HF100HCH from a permanent scout camp facility in
    Chorzow. QRV until the end of August next year to celebrate the
    100th anniversary of scouting in Chorzow.


Abbreviations in this DXNL:
===========================
ARLHS    Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
DIFO    Diplome des Iles Francaises d'Outre Mer
IIA      Italian Island Awards
IOTA    Islands on the Air
LoTW    Logbook of the World
OQRS    Online QSL Request System
WCA      World Castles Award
WLOTA    World Lighthouse On The Air Award
WRTC    World Radiosport Team Championship


Upcoming Contests:
==================
19./20.09.            Thueringen Contest
19./20.09.            Scandinavian Activity Contest
20.08.                BARTG RTTY Sprint 75


IOTA QRGs
CW:  28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz


AF-006; VQ9, Diego Garcia Island: In about one week, Bob/DU7ET will
    depart for Diego Garcia, Chagos Islands. He works as a radio
    operator on a ship there and hopes to get on the air during times
    ashore as VQ9ET. He plans to concentrate on 100W on CW with a
    longwire antenna. QSL via DU7ET (d).

EU-008; GM/MM, Inner Hebrides: Paul/G4PVM is going to operate
    holiday-style from the Isle of Mull between Sept. 22 and 26 as
    GM4PVM. QRV on 40-10m on CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW, eQSL.

EU-017; I*9, Eolie (aka Lipari) Islands: ID9OSC from Panarea Island
    (IFF-0443; IIA E006) calls attention to the Oriental Sicily Contest
    activity. Eight operators will run the station with three rigs
    between the 16th and 20th on 80 to 10m (SSB, CW, RTTY, FT8). QSL
    prefered via ClubLog OQRS or via IT9ZZO (d/B).

EU-038; PA, Noord Holland/ Friesland/ Groningen Province group:
    Ben/DO1BEN operates as PD/DO1BEN from De Cocksdorp/Texel Island (WW
    Loc. JO23kd, WLOTA 0043) between Sept. 19 and Oct. 1 on 40 and 20m
    (SSB, digital modes). QSL via DO1BEN (d/B).

NA-032; FP, St Pierre and Miquelon Islands: Eric/KV1J has to cancel
    his trip to Miquelon Island (DIFO FP-002; WLOTA 1417), scheduled
    for Sept. 22 to Oct. 6, due to Covid-19 restrictions. He hopes for
    a better chance in June / July next year.


Sweden 2020 - DL2VFR & DL7UXG:
    Ric/DL2VFR and Klaus/DL7UXG plan to activate two IOTA
    groups during the next 7 days on HF (CW, SSB, FT8/4). From the 13th
    to 17th they will operate as SD7V/6 and SD3G/6 from Orust (EU-043;
    Goeteborg och Bohus/ Halland County group). From the 18th to 21st
    they'll get on the air from Alnoen Island (EU-087; Vasternorrland
    County group) as SD7V/3 and SD3G. They will also take part in the
    SAC-Contest (CW). QSL for SD7V via DL2VFR (d/B), SD3G via DL7UXG
    (d/B).

3A, Monaco:
    Ennio/IW1RBI will be active from Monaco, signing 3A/IW1RBI from the
    11th to 13th on 80-6m (SSB, RTTY, FT8). QSL via homecall.

CE, Chile:
    Operators Mau/CE7KF, Juan/CE3BN, Roberto/CE3DOH, and Esteban/XQ7UP,
    all members of the Chilean Pacific DX Group, celebrate Chile's
    210th anniversary of independence with the callsign XR210CHI during
    September. QRV on HF on SSB and digital modes. QSL via XQ7UP (d/B),
    LoTW, eQSL.

DL, Germany:
    A DARC Team for Special Event Stations operation has been formed
    during the summer 2020. The group'S first activity will be with the
    callsign DK70DARC (special DOK 70DARC) until the end of the year.
    An award is available as well. QSL via bureau, DK5ON (d), ClubLog,
    eQSL.

F, France:
    This year's 24 Hours of Le Mans race will take place on Sept.
    19/20. The special event station TM24HC will be on the air between
    Sept. 6 and 20 on HF (SSB, CW, RTTY, PSK, FT8). QSL via F6KFI
    (d/B). 

F, France:
    Marc/F6HQP spends his holiday in the Western part of the Department
    Finisteres from Sept. 14 to 20 and plans to activate the following
    islands (depending on weather conditions): Segal (DIFM AT046),
    l'Ilette (DIFM AT121), Ledenez Vraz (DIFM AT042, IOTA EU065), Melon
    (DIFM AT004), and Molene (DIFM AT002, IOTA EU065).

FJ, Saint Barthelemy:
    Franck/FG4ST, Marco/FS4WBS, and Claude/FS5GL will be operating as
    TO0Z from St. Barthelemy Island (NA-146) between the 14th and 17th.
    QSL via IZ1MHY, ClubLog OQRS.

G, England:
    GB5BOB and GB8BOB commemorate the Battle of Britain during
    September. QSL for GB5BOB via bureau and eQSL.

I, Italy:
    Alessandro/IU3EDK, Andrea/IU1LCU, Cristian/IN3EYI, and
    Martin/IN3IBW will be paying Palmaria Island (Non-IOTA, IIA LO27,
    IFF-0218) a visit from the 11th to the 13rd and operate as IP1A on
    HF (CW, SSB, digital modes). QSL via IU3EDK (d/B), eQSL.

K, United States of America:
    The special event station WA2NYC commemorates the 19th anniversary
    of the attack on the World Trade Center and honours the memory of
    more than 2900 casualties who lost their lives on that day. QRV
    from Sept. 10 to 14 on 28450, 21350, 14390, and 7238 kHz. QSL via
    bureau or direct, LoTW.

OK, Czech Republic:
    Children between 8 and 15 years of age will operate OL1KOTA (KOTA -
    Kids On The Air) from the 11th to the 13th on 80m, 2m, and via
    QO-100. QSL via OK1MP.

RA, Russia:
    R500LWTK, operated by Valery/R2PT, Roman/R2PU, and Aleksandr/R3PKS,
    draws attention to the building of the Kremlin in Tula 500 years
    ago. QRV until the end of October. An award is available as well.
    QSL via R2PT.

UR, Ukraine:
    EN370LL celebrates the 370th anniversary of the town Liubotyn until
    the end of September on the air and with an award.
    

V4, St. Kitts and Nevis:
    Faced with yet another set of flights cancelled, John/W5JON has to
    postpone his visit to St. Kitts again. He now hopes to travel there
    next year from Feb. 13 to March 5.

VK, Australia:
    VI75WW2 commemorates the end of World War II until Nov. 11. For
    QSLs see: https://www.silvertrain.com.au.

YB, Indonesia:
    The special event station 8A387KRW celebrates the 387th anniversary
    of the Karawang District. QRV from the 11th to 14th on 80, 40, 20,
    15, and 2m on CW, SSB, and FT8.

YB, Indonesia:
    Members of the Orari Lokal Kabupaten Sukabumi celebrate the 150th
    anniversary of the city Sukabumi between Sept. 9 and 13 with the
    callsign 8A150SMI. QSL via eQSL. 

ZA, Albania:
    Franz/OE6TQG plans to operate as ZA/OE6TQG from Lake Shkodral
    between Sept. 6 and 17 on HF (all modes). QSL via homecall.


Other stuff:
============
Route 66 On The Air 2020:
    The 21st Route 66 on the Air event, organised by the Citrus Belt
    Amateur Radio Club (CBARC) will take place from Sept. 12 to 20 with
    special 1x1 callsigns (W6A...W6U), located along the historic
    highway. 

CHOTA 2020:
    A Churches and Chapels on The Air (CHOTA) event is scheduled for
    Sept. 12. All participants are asked to observe regulations
    presently in force regarding access to public and church buildings.
    
Preview:
========
J8, St. Vincent:
    Brian/GW4DVB plans to operate from Palm Island (NA-025) as J88PI
    between July 23 and August 1 next year on 40-6m (SSB, FT8). QSL via
    GW4DVB.

Abbreviations in this DXNL:
===========================
ARLHS    Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
CHOTA    Churches and Chapels on The Air
DFCF    Diplome des Forts et Chateaux de France
DIFM    Diplome des Iles de la France Metropolitaine
IOTA    Islands on the Air
KOTA    Kids On The Air
LoTW    Logbook of the World
OQRS    Online QSL Request System
WCA      World Castles Award
WLOTA    World Lighthouse On The Air Award
WRTC    World Radiosport Team Championship


Upcoming Contests:
==================
11.09.                SP Straight Key Contest
12.09.                Russian "RADIO" RTTY WW
12./13.09.            WAE DX Contest
12./13.09.            Texas QSO Party

IOTA QRGs
CW:  28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz


EU-001; SV5, Dodecanese: Claudio/HB9OAU operates holiday-style as
    SV5/HB9OAU from Karpathos Island (WW Loc. KM35ol) between Sept. 12
    and 24 on 80 to 10m (SSB, RTTY). QSL via HB9OAU (d/B), LoTW, eQSL.

EU-018; OY, Faroe Islands: Udo/DL2AQI and Torsten/DL4APJ pay
    Stremoy Island a visit from the 15th to 23rd. They'll be signing
    OY/homecalls on 80-10m on SSB, CW, and digital modes. QSL via h/c
    (d/B), eQSL, LoTW.

EU-135; SM2, Vasterbotten County group: Watch out for Frank/DH0JAE
    and Immo/DL8MF operating from near Bergudden lighthouse (ARLHS
    SWE-091) on Holmon Island (WW Loc. KP03ks) between Sept. 11 and 16.
    QRV as SM/DH0JAE and SM/DL8MF on HF (CW, SSB). QSL via homecalls,
    ClubLog OQRS.

EU-156; F, Basse-Normandie (Manche West) Region group: A group
    headed by Andre/F6IGY operates from the island Tombelaine as TM4IT
    on Sept. 12 on 40, 30, and 20m (SSB, CW).

EU-159; F, Aquitaine Region group: Thomas/DL1ASA activates Banc
    d'Arguin from Sept. 12 to 16 as F/DL1ASA/p. QSL via homecall.


WWFF Activities
================

WWFF QRGs:
CW: 28044 24894 21044 18084 14044 10124 7024 3544 kHz
SSB: 28444 24944 21244 18144 14244 7144 3744 kHz

Activations by F5MCC:
    Jim/F5MCC has planned the following activations as F5MCC/p for the
    next days.
      * Sept. 06: Gradignan, WCA F-06984 und F-01286, DFCF 33158 / 33040.
      * Sept. 09: La Teste de Buch: FFF-2885, DMF 33033
      * Sept. 10: Gujan-Mestras: FFF-2887, WCA F-06983, DFCF 33173
      * Sept. 14: Cestas: FFF-2886, WCA F-01397, DFCF 33152
    QRV mainly on 80m (3689 kHZ), 40m (7089 and 7015 kHz), and 20m
    (14044 kHz) on CW and SSB.  QSL via F5MCC.

A7, Qatar:
    A71SDC from Qatar joins the Spanish celebrations of Asturias (see
    DXNL 2212). QRV from Sept. 1 to 13; QSL via EA1AUM.

EA, Spain:
    AO5CLE celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Spanish Legion. QRV
    from Sept. 5 to 20 on HF (SSB, CW, FT8, other digital modes). QSL
    via EA5GTU.

F, France:
    Members of the club station F4KKY operate as TM17TDF around this
    year's Tour de France until Sept. 15. QSL via F8FZC.

F, France:
    The special event station TM5SF operates in the context of the
    Solitaire du Figaro, a solo sailing race, between Sept. 5 and 19.
    QSL via F8KGS.

G, England:
    The special event station GB1LAA (London Air Ambulance) operates
    around the International Air Ambulance Week throughout September.
    QSL via M0HEM (d).

HB0, Liechtenstein:
    Tina/DL5YL and Fred/DL5YM return to Liechtenstein from Sept. 8
    until Oct. 3. They'll be operating holiday-style, signing
    HB0/homecalls, on 160 to 6m (CW, some RTTY and SSB), including RTTY
    on 160m and participating in the CQ WW DX RTTY Contest. QSL via
    homecall (d/B).

I, Italien:
    The following special event calls are active for the Italian Navy
    Ship Radio Stations Award 2020 between the 5th and 20th of
    September: II8IGNL, II0IGTO, II0IAJV, II2IARD, II0IADU, II9IABJ,
    II5IHMW, II5IACF, II9IHPM, II9IASG, and II0IGLO. For QSL
    information see qrz.com.

LY, Lithuania:
    LY784A celebrates the 784th anniversary of the city Siauliai until
    the end of September. QSL via LY5A.

P4, Aruba:
    Members of the Aruba Amateur Radio Club (AARC) mark the end of
    World War II with the callsign P42WW during September. This is the
    first Aruban callsign with the P42 prefix.

PA, Netherlands:
    PD538RNI commemorates Radio Northsea International and Radio
    Veronica. Both radio stations were active from aboard ships in the
    North Sea and ceased transmitting on 31 August 1974. QRV until
    Sept. 30. QSL via PD0ARI (d/B).

RA, Russia:
    During September, R450STAR marks the 450th anniversary of
    Starocherkasskaya, the capital of the Don Cossacks. R450AKSU
    celebrates the founding of Aksaysskaya (now Aksay City). An award
    is available as well. QSL via RM6LW and ClubLog.

RA, Russia:
    The special event station R13KHL marks the beginning of the 13th
    Championship of Russia's Continental Hockey League. Ops are
    Sergey/RW1F, Oleg/RD1A, Vladimir/RW1A, Gennady/RW1C, Dmitrii/RU1M,
    and Vladimir/RW1CW. QSL only via ClubLog OQRS.

SV, Greece:
    The special event station SX300ML commemorates the Battle of
    Thermopylae, first from Agios Island (EU-049) and later from the
    Science Center & Technology Museum in Thessaloniki. QRV from Sept.
    5 to 19; QSL via ClubLog OQRS, LoTW, eQSL, SV2GWY (d).

UR, Ukraine:
    EM90QMR marks the 90th anniversary of the Melitopol district
    between the 5th and 20th of September. An award is also available.
    QSL via eQSL.

XE, Mexico:
    The Radio Club de Radio Aficionados Hidrocalidos celebrates its
    50th anniversary with the callsign 4A50CRH until the end of the
    year on 160-6m and via satellite on SSB, CW, FM, and digital modes.
    QSL via XE2AU, ClubLog, LoTW, eQSL.

ZB, Gibraltar:
    Stations from Gibraltar may use the ZG prefix between Sept. 4 and
    10 for the Gibraltar National Week.


Other stuff:
============
International Air-Ambulance Week 2020:
    For a list of stations supporting air ambulance services between
    Sept. 5 and 13 

E6AM und A35GC:
    Stan/LZ1GC announces that plans for his DXpedition to Niue Island
    (E6AM) and Tonga Island (A35GC) have to be postponed to
    October/November 2021 due to the present pandemic situation.


Abbreviations in this DXNL:
===========================
ARLHS    Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
DIFM    Diplome des Iles de la France Metropolitaine
IIA      Italian Island Awards
IOCA    Islands of Croatia Award
IOTA    Islands on the Air
LoTW    Logbook of the World
OQRS    Online QSL Request System
USi      United States Islands Awards
WCA      World Castles Award
MIA      Mediterranean Sea Island Award
WAIP    Worked All Italian Provinces
WLOTA    World Lighthouse On The Air Award
WRTC    World Radiosport Team Championship


Upcoming Contests:
==================
02.09.                UKEICC 80m Contest
05.09.                CW Open Competition
05./06.09.            JARL All Asian DX Contest
05.09.                Wake-Up! QRP-Sprint
05.09.                AGCW-DL Handtasten-Party
05./06.09.            IARU Region 1 Fieldday
05./06.09.            IARU Region 1 145 MHz
06./07.09.            Tennessee QSO Party

IOTA QRGs
CW:  28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz


EU-014; TK, Corsica Island: Laurent/F8BBL has to postpone his visit
    to Corsica a TK20A, scheduled for September, to June 2021.

EU-016; 9A, Dalmatia South group: Neno/9A5N and Tom/9A2AA activate
    Lastovo Island, signing homecalls/p, until 11 September. They are
    also going to visit some neighbouring islands for the Islands of
    Croatia Award (IOCA). QSL via homecalls.

EU-023; 9H, Malta group: Reiner/DL2AAZ operates holiday-style from
    Gozo as 9H3TI between Sept. 4 and 18. QRV on 40-6m (CW, SSB) and
    via QO-100 as 9H3SAT (CW, SSB). QSL via DL2AAZ (d/B).

EU-028; I*5, Toscana (Tuscany) Region group: Alessandro/IK4ALM and
    Augusto/IK4RQJ operate as IA5MO from Giglio Island (IIA T002, WLOTA
    0564, MIA MI036, WAIP GR) between the 3rd and 8th of September on
    HF (SSB, CW, RTTY, digital modes). QSL via IK4ALM (d/B).

EU-032; F, Poitou-Charentes Region group: Thomas/DL1ASA operates as
    F/DL1ASA/p from the Ile de Re until Sept. 11. QRV on 40 and 20m
    (SSB, CW). He also plans to activate lighthouses and WWFF
    references. On the 12th, Thomas moves on to IOTA group EU-159 (Banc
    d'Arguin) and stays there until Sept. 16. QSL via DL1ASA (d/B).

NA-085; W4, Florida State North West (Bay to Wakulla County) group:
    Watch out for Wey/K8EAB operating as K4I from St. George Island
    (USI FL-007S, WW Loc. EL79). QRV from Sept. 6 to 8 on 40, 30, and
    20m. QSL via ClubLog OQRS.

NA-213; W4, Alabama State group: Allan/KV4T and Bridget/KS4YT plan
    to operate from Dauphin Island between the 4th and 7th of
    September, depending on hurricane conditions. QRV as homecall/p on
    40m on FT8 and FT4. QSL via h/c, LoTW, eQSL.

4L, Georgia:
    Peter/HB9DVG (also G4ENL; previously also 9X9PJ) is now working at
    a hydropower plant in Georgia. During his spare time he will be
    active as 4L/G4ENL on HF (CW, SSB, FT8). The duration of his stay
    is unknown so far. QSL via N4GNR or HB9DVG (d).

9M2, West Malaysia & 9M6, East Malaysia:
    The following special event stations celebrate Malaysia's
    independence (31 August 1957) on Aug. 30 and 31: from West
    Malaysia: 9M63MA, 9M63MB, 9M63MC, 9M63MD, 9M63MJ, 9M63MK, 9M63MM,
    9M63MN, 9M63MP, 9M63MR, 9M63MT, 9M63MW, 9M63MY; from East Malaysia:
    9M63MQ and 9M63MS. For QSL information see qrz.com.

CE, Chile:
    Members of the Radio Club Traiguen (CE6TRA) commemorate the arrival
    of the first railroad in Traiguen 131 years ago with the following
    callsigns:
      * CB6T - Traiguen Railway Station.
      * CB6Q - Quino Railway Station.
      * CB6P - Pua Railway Station
      * CB6TEB Electric Train J. Bunster B.
    An award is also available. QSL via CE6TRA (d).

EA, Spain:
    The special event stations EG1SDC - EG9SDC and EH1SDC - EH9SDC
    celebrate the feast day of Asturias and its patron saint, Santina
    de Covadonga, between Sept. 1 and 13. QSL for all callsigns via
    EA1AUM (d/B), LoTW, eQSL. 

G, England:
    Members of the Royal Air Force Amateur Radio Society (RAFARS)
    commemorate the Battle of Britain with the callsign GB800BOB from
    Sept. 1 until 28. QSL via 2E0NDZ. 

G, England:
    GB5ST, celebrating the TV series Star Trek and various spin-offs,
    begins its mission on Sept. 1. QSL via bureau and eQSL.

HK, Colombia:
    Lothar/DK8LRF extends his stay in Colombia yet another time and
    will remain active as HK3JCL until the end of December.

I, Italy:
    The ARI Fidenza Club (IQ4FE) puts a number of special event
    callsigns on the air during 2020 to commemorate the life and
    achievements of Guglielmo Marconi. During September, II4PIN refers
    to Marconi's first filing of a patent in 1896. An award will be
    available as well. QSL via IQ4FE.

K, United States of America:
    The special event station K5R commemorates the devastating
    hurricanes Katrina and Rita 15 years ago. QRV from the 28th to 30th
    with a focus on 40, 20, and 17m. QSL via KD5PCK (d), LoTW, ClubLog.

LZ, Bulgaria:
    The Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP) continues to honour
    the memory of Orthodox saints during September with the callsign
    LZ595IP. QSOs count towards the All Saints - 2020 award. QSL via
 

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