|Asunto:||[dxcolombia] Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin No. 718|
|Fecha:||Domingo, 17 de Julio, 2005 21:04:32 (-0500)|
|Autor:||Oscar A. Gaviria <hk6dos @.......co>
|Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin No. 718
July 18, 2005
Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
by BARF80.ORG (Cleveland, Ohio)
3D2 & 3D2/R, FIJI AND ROTUMA
ISLAND. Hiro, JA0SC, informs OPDX that he
will operate from Rotuma Island
from July 27th to August 2nd, and after
that from Fiji, August 3-5th.
Activity will be mostly digital modes
(SSTV - 14230, 21340 and 28680 kHz;
RTTY and PSK31). He has requested
his old callsign 3D2HY. QSL to his home
callsign, JA0SC, address is OK
at the QRZ.com.
5X, UGANDA. Hisato,
JA1DOT, informs OPDX that he plans to take his summer
vacation in Uganda.
During his stay he plans to be active on 160-10 meters
on CW, SSB and RTTY.
He recently received his 5X1W license from the Uganda
Commission. Hisato will be using an IC-706MKIIG into a
SG-235 plus 4 meter
mast and 10 meter fishing rod. Look for activity from
him between August
3-12th. QSL via JA1DOT, either direct to QRZ.com or via
the JARL QSL bureau.
This operation is supported by NDXA (Nanchatte DX
Aikoukai). Visit their Web
page at: http://www.ndxa.jp/pedi/5x1w-2005/
6W, SENEGAL. Look for F6BEE to be active
as 6W1RW in the CQ WW DX CW
Contest (November 26-27th) as a
QSL via F6BEE.
Operators A92FF, A92GR, A92GQ(9K2AI), A92GN and possibly
others will be
active as A92C in the RGSB IOTA Contest (July 30-31st).
Operation class and
QSL route will be anounnced later.
C9, MOZAMBIQUE (Reminder/Update/New
IOTA). Remember to look next weekend
for a group of operators from the
Ukraine (Chiloane Island Team) to be
active from Maputo during the period
between July 23rd and August 10th
(See OPDX.716). The operators will be using
their own personal callsigns
(C91UY, C91LL, etc.) on 160-10 meters CW, SSB
and digital modes. QSL for
all individual's C9 callsigns are via the
operator's home callsign, direct
or via the bureau. This team of operators
will also activate a new IOTA.
Look for them to use the callsign C93DY (not
C93DX as first reported)
on Chiloane Island (IOTA AF-NEW), Sofala Province,
will take place from July 28th to August 1st, and will
include an entry
in the IOTA Contest. The QSL route for C93DY is via UT5UGR,
by the bureau
or direct to: Dimitry Stashuk, P.O. Box 115, Kiev-147, 02147
For more information, please visit the DXpedition's Web page
ADDED NOTE: This group will also be active
from Swaziland (3DA0) in August.
More info next week.
TM0BZM - The Finistere Hams will be
active from now through July
Corwall Interceltic Festival in Quimper Finistere
Ar Bed -
The End of the World). Activity by TM0BZH (For
Brittany, in Britton Language), will be on the air on HF,
from the Grid Square IN77WX. QSL per the
TM5VIN - The Cher area Hams will be active as TM5VIN
(VIN for Wine)
from the Charvet Cellar, a big cellar of
vineyard. QSL via F9KH.
HI3, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Mark, KB2MS, will be
active as HI3/KB2MS from
Puerto Plata between July 23rd and August 21st.
Activity will be on 80-10
meters. QSL only direct via his home
AS-038. Operators Roman/RV3MA, Alex/RW3DTP,
RZ3EC, Valery/RZ6AU and Leonid/UA6CW will activate a new
the Chukchi Sea Coast West Group between August
Operations will take place from either Shalaurova Island
some of the surrounding islands (because of high
on the main island!). There is also a lighthouse located
island. Later on, the team plans to operate from
Island (AS-038) group (from Bolshoy and Malyj Routan
where there are lighthouses located on the islands valid
WLOTA, ARLHS and RLHA awards programs. More details
be available soon
QSL via RZ3EC (QSLs will be automatically sent via the
AS-090. Members of the Hanam Ham Club (South
Taeijak Island (Kyonggi-do Province, Tokchok Islands
starting 1900z, July 29th ending 2400z, July 31st. They
the callsign D70IS. Activity will be on 40/20/15
CW/SSB. Operators mentioned are: HL2DDZ, DS1AXW,
DS2QDY, 6K2BPT and 6K2BUV. Rigs are: FT-1000MP and
Antennas are: 40m DP, 20m 2ELE HB9CV and 15m 2ELE YAGI.
Manager is: HL1OYF or KARL Bureau. DXpedition Home page
EU-008. Mark, MM0MMK,
will be active from the Island of Tiree
through July 31st. Activity will be on 80-10 meters
sporadically during his stay and specifically during
IOTA Contest. The station will consist of FT-817 QRP
High Power amplifier giving 100W to a wideband
dipole via an SGC 230 antenna coupler. QSL via his
EU-016. Operators 9A4W, 9A5K, 9A6C,
OE1EMS and SM7VZX will be
the IOTA Contest this year in the Multi-Operator
from the Island of Brac. Activity will be on all HF
callsign to be used is 9A7B. QSL is 100% sure via
bureau. Direct requests are via 9A4W (direct or bureau
Activity is also valid for Island of Croatia
(IOCA). For this award, island reference is CI-010.
EU-016. Zeky, 9A5ST, will be active as 9A5ST/p from Veli
Island (IOCA CI017) now through September 1st. Activity
HF, 6m and 2m, especialy the IOTA Contest. QSL is
Bureau or direct (QRZ.com).
EU-064. A French team of
operators led by Franck, F4AJQ,
activate Noirmoutier for the next IOTA Contest.
will be TM7C. Operators mentioned are: Franck/F4AJQ,
F4TTR, Pascal/F5JSD, John/F5VHQ, Serge/F6AML and
QSL via F4AJQ, either direct or by the bureau.
Jean Claude/F6HDH and Francis/F6HKS plan to activate
lighthouses on Ouessant, the main island and possibly some
other smaller surrounding islands this on same
(EU-065, AT-001). Watch the clusters for QSNs; the
islands and lighthouses will be choosen as weather
transportation is permitting. They will be active each
August 9th and 10th from 0500-1200z. Their callsigns will
(CW on 40/30/20m) and F6HDH/P (SSB on 40/20/17/15m).
their home callsign, direct or via the French REF Bureau.
EU-074. Jean Claude, F6HDH, plans to be active as F6HDH/p from
de Brehat lighthouse on Brehat Archipelago
WLOTA 031 and ARLHS FRA 021) between August 1-5th, as
permits. Activity will be 40/20 meters and
17/15 meters. QSL to home callsign, direct or via the
EU-080. Operators Tono/EA9CP and
Fernando/EA1BT will activate
del Caballo lighthouse ARLHS SPA 196 located in
Pontevedra Province Group (DIE:O-007 D-1826) during
upcoming IOTA Contest.
EU-123. Iain, MM0TFU will be
active as MM0TFU/p from
Isle of Arran, July 29th to August 5th. Activity will be
meters SSB; the RSGB IOTA Contest included. QSL via
callsign, by the Bureau or direct to: Iain
33 King Street, Crosshill, Maybole, KA19 7RE, Scotland.
EU-123. Members of the Sheffield Amateur Radio Club will activate
of Arran on July 29-31st. They will also
in the IOTA Contest as MM3M. Activity will be on all
and SSB. QSL via the bureau or direct to their QSL
and SARC Club Secretary G4FAL: Nick Totterdell, 35 Meadow
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1PB, UK. ADDED NOTE:
members will also activate some WAB squares (Worked All
during their stay. They will use their home callsign
or /m. QSL via operator's instructions.
Laurent/F8BBL (CW) and Jean Marc/F4ECL (SSB) will be
QRP on Cordouan Island, July 22-23rd. Their 48 hour
activity will be on 80-10 meters CW/SSB. Equipment will be
Buddistick (W3FF) and dipoles. Other reference
are: DIFM AT-032, LH 271, ARLHS FRA007 and PB 018. More
forthcoming. QSL via F8BBL, 100% by the bureau or direct.
EU-165. Massimo, IZ0EJQ, will be active as IM0/IZ0EJQ from San
Island during the next IOTA Contest on July 30-31st.
will be on 40-10 meters SSB.
EU-182. A group of
operators are planning a small DXpedition
Ankudinov Island in the Black Sea between July 28th
1st. They plan to enter the IOTA Contest using
callsign EM5F. QSL via UX0FF. Also, look for the
operators to be active before and after the Contest
their home callsigns: UX0FF/P, UR5FAV/P, UR5FGW/P and
QSL via their home callsigns, direct or by the bureau.
NA-028. Hillar/N6HR and Elsie/N7YX will participate in the IOTA
from Alaska's Pribilof Islands. The callsign will be
and activity will be on both SSB and CW on whatever band
QSL via the home callsign.
NA-085. Members of the
Tennessee Valley DX Association (TVDXA)
activate St. George Island using the callsign W4I. This
part of the Florida State group (FL007s). W4I plans
active about 1900z on Sunday, October 2nd, and will
sometime Sunday morning, October 9th. The group
100 watt transceivers and plan to be active on
meters HF (SSB, CW with some PSK and RTTY), and 6 meter
CW. Currently operators include Barbarra/WA4RMC,
W4KRY, Lynn/K0MAI, Kay/KI4GYS, Tom/K4VCM, Greg/WA4NFO,
K4KWK, Kenny/AB4GG, Tony/W4FOA, Charlie/AD4F and
Non licensed team members include Nancy (XYL of
and Nancy (XYL of Tony/W4FOA). QSL via WA4AA direct (SASE)
bureau. Additional information and updates will be
their Web site during and following the activation
SA-046. Mac, PR7SM,
will be active as PY7/PR7SM, or possibly a
callsign that he requested for the RSGB IOTA Contest
30-31st), from Itamaraca Island. QSL via PR7SM (QRZ.com).
Tono, EA9CP, will be in
Portugal on July 29th and will activate the
(ARLHS POR-031) for the Lighthouses of Portugal
Berkin/TA3J/4 and Nilay/TA3YJ/4 (XYL) will be active
only on SSB on
80/40/20/17/15/12/10 meters from Antalya
Bababurnu Lighthouse (ARLHS
TUR065)(KM56JU) on July 23rd.
Activity is in memory of Bahri Kacan,
TA2BK (SK). See Web page
A lighthouse QSL card will be
available. QSL via the bureau or direct
(SASE+New IRC only, no
greenstamp please). SWL QSL cards are OK. Further
available at: http://www.qsl.net/ta3j
ADDED NOTE: Atila, TA1DX,
will also be active but only on RTTY on
(KN41JC) on July 23rd. His activity is also in
memory of Bahri
Kacan, TA2BK (SK). A special QSL card will be available.
the bureau or direct. SWL QSL cards are OK. Further information
Roger/MM1FJM, Lars/MM0LON and Georg/MM0ECG will
the RSGB IOTA Contest as MM0ECG from Eshaness Lighthouse
SCO-075) on Shetland Mainland (EU-012). There will be some
activity before and after the contest. QSL via DL1ECG, by the
or direct to: George Muehlenbruch, Abteiweg 9, D-41468,
Durring the INTERNATIONAL
LIGHTHOUSE/LIGHTSHIP WEEKEND (0001z, August
19th to 2359z,
August 21st) look for LABRE/RN members to operate from
Lighthouse (BRA 035) on digital, phone and CW modes and on
160-10 meters. Callsign will be ZW7LH: QSL via PS7AA, by the bureau
direct to: P.O. Box 251, NATAL RN 59010-970,
LU, ARGENTINA (Rare Provinces). Operators Sylvester/DH4PB,
Hector/LU6UO and Fernando/LW2DX are going to operate from two
LU Provinces in August. Their schedule is:
La Rioja -
August 4-10th, signing LU/DH4PB/S, LU1DZ/S, LU6UO/S
Catamarca - August 10-15th, signing LU/DH4PB/R, LU1DZ/R,
Activity will be all bands when propagation is available,
WARC bands, with an emphasis on CW, but also some SSB and
OJ0, MARKET REEF. Operators KU7B, SM3WMV, OH8K
and OZ1AA will be active
as OJ0YC from July 23-31st. Their activity will
emphasize 50 MHz. QSL
OOOOPPPPSSS DEPARTMENT. Last week's
OPDX.717 mistakenly listed "OL200,
SLOVAKIA (Special Event)" and it should
have been listed as "OL200, CZECH
REPUBLIC (Special Event)." The editor
states he is sorry for the error to
our Czech friends and repeats again, look
for OL200BA and other special
event stations to be active now through
December 31st, to celebrate the
"Battle of the Three Emperors" in Austerlitz
200 years ago. More information
can be found on the following Web page
OL200BA was heard this past week on 80/17
meters SSB and 80/20 meters CW.
QSL via OK2SW.
QSL INFO AND
The CY9SS logs are now online
G6XN CALLSIGN REALLOCATED.
The callsign of CQ Amateur Hall of Famer,
antenna designer and
author, Les Moxon, G6XN (SK) has just been
allocated to Wey
Valley Amateur Radio Group, based in Guildford,
For more details, visit their Web page
QSL EM0ITU via UT3UZ: Alex
Arbuzov, P.O. Box 7, Kiev-232, 02232,
Ukraine. Activity was by
the club station the of Ukrainian State
Centre in connection
with holding the ITU workshop <Automation of
Management> by the 6th ITU Centre of Excellence in Kiev.
LOTW USERS. Mike, VE3VHB, informs OPDX that if anyone is looking for
list of LoTW users, HB9BZA publishes a partial list of some
The VE6/ VA6 Incoming Bureau
for Alberta, Canada, is being moved to
Calgary where it will be
operated by a small group of active local
amateurs led by Rich,
VE6AX. The new mailing address for this incoming
effective immediately is: Rich Roadhouse, 372 Cedarpark Dr. SW,
Calgary, Alberta, CANADA T2W 2J4. They have also established a
Web site which you can link to
QSL STATUS (for ZK1APX,
ZL7/AI5P, A35PX and 5W0HR - 2005). Rick, AI5P,
informs OPDX that
he just returned home on July 6th. He states, "Will
answering the ZK1 cards as I have them from my previous trip in
2004. The other three cards have to be designed, printed in Europe
shipped to me. This normally takes about 2-3 months. So the
be answered in due course. Patience
Ken, ZL4HU, advises that the New Zealand Post will
no longer accept
the old style IRC's. They will now only accept
the larger type with
the bar code on the reverse side. This is a
policy decision made by
the New Zealand Post effective Decemebr
31, 2004. To all those who
still require QSL cards from any New
Zealand based station or New
Zealand QSL Manager, please send
the NEW IRCs which have the expiry
date of December 31, 2006, on
them. Please note that for the ZL8RI
DXpedition in 1996,
the ZL9CI DXpedition in 1999 and the ZL7C DXpedition
Chatham Islands in 2002, the above information becomes
immediately. All cards receieved which have been
postmarked after July
13th WILL be replied via the Bureau if the
OLD style IRCs are sent with
direct QSL card requests. The same
applies for cards sent to ZL2HU,
S7, SEYCHELLES. Just a reminder that DDr. Karl, OE3JAG, is
expected to be
active as S79JAG from Mahe between July 22nd and August 7th.
This will be
a DX holiday style operation, and Karl will be using a FT-817,
with random wire and dipole antennas. Look for activity on the
CW - 14020,
18070, 21020, 24890 and 28020 kHz
SSB - 14190, 18140,
21190, 24940 and 28190 kHz
RTTY - 14080, 18100, 21080, 24920 and
PSK - 14070, 18100, 21070, 24920 and 28070
QSL via OE3JAG: DDr. Karl Jungwirth, Adalbert Stifter Strasse
2232 Deutsch Wagram, AUSTRIA - EUROPE. Further information can
found on Karl's Web site
SILENT KEY. Rick, NE8Z/HC1MD/HC5EE,
informs OPDX that Alfonso "Alfo"
Villavicensio, HC5AI, became a Silent Key
(SK) July 13th. Alfo was 78
years old and was quite ill for the last 2 years.
Alfo was an active
CW operator for 65 years!! OPDX and its reader would like
to send out
our deepest sympathy to Alfo's family and friends.
MOUNT ATHOS. It seems Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A, has been active
lately on CW.
Word has it that he is using a computer to send and
receive CW. His activity
over the past weekend has been on 160/40/30/15
DODECANESE. Stefano, IV3IPS, will be active as SV5/IV3IPS/p from
Island (EU-001), August 13-20th. Activity will be on 80/40/20/15/10
SSB/RTTY. QSL via the Bureau to his home callsign.
SV9, CRETE. Claude,
HB9CRX, will be active as SV9/F8UFT/p from Kissamos
until July 31st. Activity
will be on 40-10 meters CW only, the WARC bands
are included. QSL via F6ICG,
direct or via the French Bureau.
TORINO 2006 AWARD. The Associazione
Radioamatori Italiani (ARI) Regional
Council of Piemonte and Valle d'Aosta is
pleased to introduce the "Torino
2006 Award" celebrating the "XX Olympic
Winter Games" that will take place
in Torino, Italy, in February 2006.
Full details can be found
UA1, RUSSIA (Mountain Activity). Look for
Andrei, UA3SGV, to be active
as UA3SGV/1 on a Khibin Mountains Polar
DXpeditions (RM-01-002, RM-01-003,
RM-01-004, RM-01-005 to "Russian Mountains
Award"; MU-06 to "RDA") from
July 26th through August 9th. Activity will be
on all HF and VHF bands.
The Khibiny is the largest mountain range of the
Kolski Peninsula in
Russia. It is located between the Imandra Lake and the
150 km to the north from the Polar Circle.
Members of the Florida DXpedition Group, Inc., Larry/W1LR
Bill/W4WX (V25WX), will be active from here August 15-24th.
Look for them
primarily on PSK-31 and RTTY on 10-12-15-17-20 meters. QSL
direct only to
their home callsigns. They will be traveling via "Space A"
on a military
aircraft. Let's hope they get a seat!
V4, ST. KITTS AND NEVIS. Larry,
KJ4UY/V47UY, informs OPDX that he and
his wife Mel, will once again head back
to their second home on St. Kitts
and Nevis. They will be leaving Orlando on
August 19th and arriving back
in Orlando on August 26th. Larry states that he
has sent a tribander
(for 10-15-20m) and a dualbander beam (for 12-17m) to
Karl, V44NK, to
install on St. Kitts. Larry informs, "I hope to operate from
Kitts and Nevis. Hopefully propagation will be better than last
I have 6 meter on Nevis, but not on St. Kitts. Would like to operate
40/80 meters and maybe 160 meters from Nevis. Anyway, I will operate
propagation allows 160-6 meters. When on Nevis, 6 meters will be on
the time and would really like to make a lot of 6 meter contacts.
no special requests/schedules as I have a lot of friends there and
time is not always my time." QSL via KJ4UY with SASE for U.S.
or SAE & return postage for DX stations. Larry mentions that he
forward to being back in the West Indies with his friends. Karl
are also working on something different in December.
CANADA (CISA/Lighthouses). Igor, VA3YDX, will be active as VB3M from
several Canadian Islands and lighthouses starting at 2300z on July
Little La Clotche Island (a CISA new activation). His plans
Great La Clotche Isl. CISA:
ON016 Manitoulin Island CISA:
Island CISA: NEW
Manitoulin Island CISA:
Island CISA: ON015
Lighthouse: NEW Providence
Bay Lighthouse: CAN
Kagawong Lighthouse: CAN
Janet Head Lighthouse: CAN 203
suggested frequencies are: 3795/3815, 7060/7260, 14260 and 21260 kHz.
VA3YDX, by the bureau or direct to: Mr. Igor Slakva, 105 La Rose
#803, Etobicoke, ON M9P 1A9, Canada.
VQ9, CHAGOS ISLANDS. Larry,
N0QM/DU3, states that VQ9 did not make the
OPDX's "DXCC COUNTRY/ENTITY
REPORT" last week and says that will soon
change. Larry, currently in DU3
land until July 25th, will be back on VQ9
July 25th. He hopes to see you all
in the pileups.
YL, LATVIA. Kresimir, 9A7K, will operate as YL/9A7K from
the cities of
Riga and Talsi until July 19th. He plans to be operating on all
QSL via his home callsign. For more info on his operation, visit
YI, IRAQ. Ilian, LZ1CNN, now active as
YI9LZ will take part in the WAEDX
Contest (August 13-14th) as a
Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL to
LZ1ZF via the Bureau or direct to:
P.O. Box 8, 6000 Stara Zagora, BULGARIA.
ADDED NOTE: The QSL Manager Gosho,
LZ1ZF, has request to inform him by
E-mail for each sent direct QSL card
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