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              DXNL 1997 - July 13, 2016

                      DX Newsletter


                a free and weekly service of

           DARC Committee "DX and HF contesting"



                Editor: Klaus Poels, DL7UXG

                (e-mail: dxnl@dxhf.darc.de)


            translation by: Oliver Bock, DJ9AO



F, France:

     TM16PO commemorates the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago. QRV from

     July 15 to 17, and 22 to 24. QSL via F5DRD (B).


     TM160NT celebrates the 160th birthday of Nikola Tesla on all

     weekends until August 21. QSL via F6KRK, eQSL.


     Special event station TM7BR operates in the context of this year's

     International Maritime Festival in Brest. QRV until July 23. QSL

     via F4ELK. https://www.brest2016.fr/en


HC, Ecuador:

     The Quito Radio Club celebrates its 85th anniversary with the call

     HD085QRC between July 16 and 23. QRV on 80-6m on CW, SSB, and

     digital modes. QSL via bureau or direct.


HH, Haiti:

     Pierre/HB9AMO operates holiday-style CW-only as HH2/HB9AMO until

     the 26th from Haiti (NA-096). QSL via M0URX OQRS.



HK0, San Andres and Providencia Islands:

     Martinez/HK3Y operates from San Andres Island (NA-033, WLOTA 2990,

     HKFF-0035) between the 18th and 23rd with the call 5J0Y. The

     activity is dedicated to the independence of Columbia. QSL via



HS, Thailand:

     Members of the HSDXA will be active in the CQ WW VHF Contest (July

     16 - 18) as E2X. They were granted a license for 6m and plan to

     work on that band with a focus to Europe. QSL via E20GMY.


JA, Japan:

     The special event station 8J7START will be active between July 16

     and August 31, drawing attention to disaster management and the

     reconstruction after the earthquake. Operators are membrs of the

     Sendai Tuning DX Club (JH7YES). QSL via bureau.


     The Mitsubishi Electric Amateur Radio Club celebrates its 50th

     anniversary on the air with the call 8J3ME between July 16 and

     December 24; 8J1ME is already active since June 11. QSL via bureau.


JT, Mongolia:

     Alexander/UA9YPS, Dmitry/RA9YTX, and Andrey/RA9YGC will be active

     with the calls JT0YPS, JT0YTX, and JT0YGC respectively from Lake

     Tolbo Nuur between the 19th and 24th. QRV on 80-6m and 2m EME. QSL

     via homecalls (d); JT0YPS also via ClubLog OQRS.


K, United States of America:

     Members of the Boeing Employee Amateur Radio Society will be

     celebrating their company's 100th anniversary with the call N7B

     between July 14 and 18 on 20m (SSB). QSL via KB7QPS (d).


LZ, Bulgaria:

     Stoyan/LZ1WZ celebrates his golden jubilee on the air with the call

     LZ050WZ until the end of the year. QSL via bureau, LZ1WZ (d).


OE, Austria:

     OE2YOTA will be active during a Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) event

     in Wagrain, south of Salzburg, between July 16 to 23. The call will

     be available to more than 100 participants there. QSL via bureau.



PA, Netherlands:

     PD17MH commemorates the victims of Malaysian Airlines' flight MH17

     between July 16 and 18. QSL via PD0MV (d/B).


SP, Poland:

     Members of the Grodzisk Radio Amateur Club (SP5PMU) draw attention

     the 15th anniversary of the Warsaw Commuter Railway Co. Ltd with

     the call SN15WKD on July 16 and 17. QRV on 80, 40, 20, 17, and 15m.

     QSL via SP5PMU (d/B).


T2, Tuvalu:

     The next on the Cows Over the World DXpedition, run by Thomas/KC0W,

     will be Tuvalu (OC-015) . QRV as T2/KC0W from July 19 until August

     18 on 160-6m (CW only) with 500W and vertical antennas. QSL via

     KC0W (d).


UA, Russia:

     R100MA celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Russian Navy between

     July 17 and August 2. QSL via RZ5D.


V4, St. Kitts and Nevis:

     Frank/K3TRM is currently active until the 16th as V4/K3TRM from

     Nevis Island (NA-104) on 40-10m. QSL via h/c, OQRS, LoTW.





KH6, Hawaii:

     Walt/DJ0FX and Kuno/DF1SD plan to work from Hawaii (OC-019) as

     KH6FX and KH7SD between Oct. 9 and 23 on 160-10m (CW, digital

     modes, SSB). QSL via homecalls.


FO, French Polynesia:

     Heinz/DF1YP returns to Morea (OC-046, ARLHS FRP-004, WLOTA 0465, WW

     Loc. BH25cm) for another holiday-stle operation between Oct. 10 and

     Nov. 2 signing FO/DF1YP. QSL via DF1YP (d/B). http://df1yp.darc.de/



Abbreviations in this DXNL:


ARLHS    Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society

FEA      Diploma faros de Espana

GIOTA    Greek Islands On The Air

HSDXA    Thailand DX Association

IOTA     Islands on the Air

LoTW     Logbook of the World

MIA      Mediterranean Sea Island Award

OQRS     Online QSL Request System

WCA      World Castles Award

WLOTA    World Lighthouse On The Air Award

WRTC     World Radiosport Team Championship

WWFF     World Wide Flora & Fauna



Upcoming Contests:


16.07.                 Saar Contest

16.07.                 Rheinland-Pfalz-Aktivitaetsabend

16./17.07.             DMC RTTY Contest

16./17.07.             North American QSO Party

17.07.                 Saar Contest

17.07.                 RSGB Low Power Contest



IOTA     Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON (iota@dxhf.darc.de)




CW:  28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz

SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz



AS-025; R0F, Kuril'skiye Islands (Kuril Islands): Mikhail/RA1ALA is

     currently active from Paramushir Island on 40, 20, 15, and 10m

     until July 19 as RA1ALA/0. QSL via h/c (d).


AS-091; R0X, Shelikhova Bay group: A group consisting of

     Vladimir/RA0ZJ, Sergei/UA0ZL, Sergei/ UA0ZFW, Alexander/UA0ZAM, and

     Igor/R0XA will be operating from Ptichy Island between the 12th and

     20th as RZ0ZWA/p. QRV on 80-20m (CW, SSB, PSK). QSL information to



EU-004; EA6, Balearic Islands: Alex/IN3BYZ spends a holiday on

     Menorca between the 15th and 29th, and is expected on 20, 17, 10,

     and 6m as EA6/IN3BYZ. QSL via IN3BYZ (d/B).


EU-052; SV, Ipeiros/ Dytiki Ellas Region group: Gabi/HA1YA pays

     Corfu (GIOTA INS-042, WLOTA 4132, MIA MG-055, WW Loc. JM99vt) a

     visit from the 13th to 23rd. QRV as SW8YA on HF, VHF, and EME. QSL

     via HA1YA (d/B). http://www.ha1ya.hu/


EU-135; SM2, Vasterbotten County group: Anders/SM5EFX will be

     active holiday-style from Ledskar between July 18 and August 5 as

     SF2X/p with a focus on the IOTA contest. QSL via SM5EFX (d/B).


EU-158; SV, Peloponnisos (Messinia) Region group: Markus/DJ4EL is

     going to activate Proti Island SV8/homecall between the 12th and

     17th on 20m (SSB), running 100W and a quad loop. QSL via DJ4EL



EU-170; 9A, Dalmatia North group: Stu/VK4SDD will be working as

     9A/VK4SDD from Pasman Island between the 10th and 22nd on 40, 20,

     and 15m with a qrp rig and wire antennas. QSL via VK4SDD (d).


EU-177; SM5, Sodermanland/ Ostergotland County group: Kjell/SM4DDS

     will be active from Stora Alo/Boko Island between July 13 and 18

     with the call 7S5A. QRV on 80-10m (CW, SSB), 6m depending on condx.

     QSL via ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.


Lighthouse activities



Faro de Morro - CEU-012:

     Javier/EC7DZZ and Manuel/EA7FKH are going to activate the

     LH Faro de Morro (ARLHS CEU-012, FEA E-6762, ML 52001, WW Loc.

     IM85mg) on July 16 & 17 on HF with the call EG9LH. QSL via EC7DZZ.


Algerian Lighthouse on the Air: In their schedule of activations

     between April and September, members of the Algerian Amateur Radio

     Union will be operating from Ras Afia (ARLHS ALG-029, WW Loc.

     JM26ut) between July 14 and 18 as 7Y9TH. QSL via SM4VPZ.




WWFF Activities




CW: 28044 24894 21044 18084 14044 10124 7024 3544 kHz

SSB: 28444 24944 21244 18144 14244 7144 3744 kHz


Naturpark Jostedalsbreen - LAFF-0013:

     Marcin (LB0OG) and Maciej (LA/SP1FM) plan to operate from this

     location between the 16th (15z) and 17th (15z). QSL via homecalls