05/01/2006 - Noticias
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por LABRE-MG - Diretoria de Radioamadorismo (PY4SM - Marcus)









9X, Rwanda:
    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
    M0OXO, LoTW.

CE, Chile:
    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.

CN, Morocco:
    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.

HS, Thailand:
    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.

I, Italy:
    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.

I, Italy:
    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).

LZ, Bulgaria:
    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). 

ON, Belgium:
    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.

PA, Netherlands:
    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,
    PH33EUDXF, and PI33EUDXF. QSL via ClubLog OQRS.

VE, Canada:
    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.

YJ, Vanuatu:
    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
    (d), LoTW.

ISWL Activities:
    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.

A3, Tonga:

    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.

6V, Senegal:
    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

CE9, Antarctica:
    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. 

3W, Vietnam:
    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).

3W, Vietnam:
    Alex/KU1CW currently operates as 3W9A until the 28th and will be
    active in the contest on 80-10m. QSL via LoTW, KU1CW.

4L, Georgia:
    Algis/LY2BMX/LY4ZZ takes part in the contest as 4L/LY4ZZ on 160m
    single-band. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, ClubLog.

4L, Georgia:
    Ilya/R3XA joins the contest as 4L9M on 80m single-band. QSL via
    R3XA, LoTW,

6W, Senegal:
    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.

8P, Barbados:
    Charles/8P6ET will be active from Barbados (NA-021) as 8P1W. QSL
    via KU9C.

8P, Barbados:
    Dean/8P6SH will be signing 8P2K on 40m single-band in the contest.
    QSL via KU9C, LoTW.

8P, Barbados:
    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.

9H, Malta:
    9H6A is going to operate the contest from Xghajra (EU-023). QSL via
    9H1BT (d).

9K, Kuwait:
    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. 


A9, Bahrain:
    Fawaz/A92AA plans to operate in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest on all
    bands. QSL via ClubLog OQRS, via direct, and on LoTW.

CE, Chile:
    Members of the Antofagasta DX Contest Group will be present in the
    contest as CB1H. QSL via ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.

CU, Azores:
    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

F, France:
    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.

FG, Guadeloupe:
    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.

FM, Martinique:
    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.

HC, Ecuador:
    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.

HC, Ecuador:
    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.

HR, Honduras:
    Alan/N3AD activates Rotan Island (NA-057) as HR9/N3AD from Oct. 21
    to 28, including the contest. QSL via W3HNK.

I, Italy:
    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.

ON, Belgium:
    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

PA, Netherlands:
    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.

PJ2, Curacao:
    Erik/ON4ANN operates as PJ2/ON4ANN from Oct. 28 until Nov. 2 on HF.
    QSL via ON4ANN.

PJ4, Bonaire:
    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.

PZ, Suriname:
    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.

S7, Seychelles:
    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.

SU, Egypt:
    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.

SU, Egypt:
    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.

VP2M, Montserrat:
    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).

YB, Indonesia:
    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

Other stuff:
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

XW, Laos:
    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.

3W, Vietnam:
    Watch out for Geri/DK8KW operating as 3W9KW from Hanoi between the
    18th and 26th on CW and SSB. QSL via DK8KW (d/B).

9G, Ghana:
    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.

A2, Botswana:
    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.

D6, Comoros:
    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. 

HC, Ecuador:
    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).

HK, Colombia:
    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.

P4, Aruba:
    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.

P4, Aruba:
    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). 

S7, Seychelles:
    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.

T8, Palau:
    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
    team leader.

    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. 

YJ, Vanuatu:
    Chris/VK2YUS will be active again as YJ0CA from Efate Island
    (OC-035) between the 22nd and 30th. QSL via VK2YUS (d).

Other stuff:
    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.

CE9, Antarctica:
    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, and


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. 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,

"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:


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



IOTA NEWS..............

  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.


  PLEASE NOTE: Since the Webmasters of the new  have

  decided NOT to post or dedicate a Web page to announce upcoming IOTA

  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 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."


5H, Tanzania:

    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).

5X, Uganda:
    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
    (d/B), LoTW.

7P, Lesotho:
    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 

8P, Barbados:
    Charles/8P6ET will be joining the CQ WW RTTY DX Contest as 8P1W
    from Barbados (NA-021) on all bands. QSL via KU9C.

8P, Barbados:
    Dean/8P6SH will be signing 8P2K in the RTTY Contest in a 80m single
    band effort. QSL via KU9C, LoTW.

CO, Cuba:
    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).

EL, Liberia:
    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).

I, Italy:
    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.

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.

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

LZ, Bulgaria:
    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).

OA, Peru:
    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.

PA, Netherlands:
    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).

TR, Gabon:
    Roland/F8EN stays in Gabon between the end of

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