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       DXNL 1912 - November 26, 2014

                      DX Newsletter

 

            *** 60 years DXNL *** 1954 - 2014 ***

 

                a free and weekly service of

           DARC Committee "DX and HF contesting"

                 (http://www.darcdxhf.de)

 

                Editor: Klaus Poels, DL7UXG

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

 

            translation by: Oliver Bock, DJ9AO

                            Fabian Kurz, DJ1YFK

 

 

CQ World Wide DX Contest:

     The main event during the upcoming week on the bands will be the CQ

     World Wide DX Contest in CW (Nov. 29/30). Last year's contest saw a

     participation of other 35000 stations from all 40 CQ zones. 7442

     logs were submitted. This week's DXNL is mainly concerned with

     contest activities. We wish all participants the best of luck.

     http://www.cqww.com/index.htm http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/cqs2014.html

 

3V, Tunisia:

     Ashraf, KF5EYY (member of the "Radio Club of Tunisian Scouts")

     will sign 3V8SS in the CQWW CW, SOSB LP 15m. QSL via LX1NO.

     http://www.kf5eyy.info/

 

4K, Azerbaijan:

     Axel, DL6KVA, pays Vlad, 4K9W a visit from Nov. 26 to Dec. 2 and

     will get on the air as 4K0CW from Baku. He will operate the contest

     on all bands. QSL via DL6KVA, ClubLog (OQRS), LoTW.

 

     Look also for Alim/4K6FO on all bands during the contest. QSL

     via DC9RI (d/B), LoTW, eQSL.

 

4L, Georgia:

     Vaho, 4L8A, is going to operate the contest on 20m. QSL via

     K1BV (d/B), LotW.

 

4X, Israel:

     Dov, 4Z4DX, operates the contest as 4Z0DX. QSL via 4Z4DX.

 

     Zvi, 4X6FR, is going to operate on 10m single-band as 4X7R. QSL via

     4X6CM.

 

5B, Cyprus:

     Bob/5B4AGN, Dennis/F5VHY, Roger/G3SXW, and Jack/G8DX team up

     for a contest effort as P3F. QSL via M0URX, LoTW.

 

     Tony, RT9T will operate as H27A in the CQWW from Cyprus.

     Outside the contest his callsign is 5B4ALB. QSL for 5B4ALB via

     RT9T (d), H27A via RW3RN.

 

5W, Samoa:

     Hans, DF2UU, continues to operate as 5W0UU until the 30th

     (including the contest) from Upolo Island on 80-6m. QSL via DF2UU

     (d/B).

 

5X, Uganda:

     Alan, G3XAQ, is currently active as 5X1XA until Dec. 3 from

     Kampala. He will also be active during the contest. QSL via G3SWH.

 

6Y, Jamaica:

     Armin, DK9PY, operates holiday-style as 6Y6N between Nov.26 and

     Dec. 17 from Saint Elizabeth (NA-097) on HF. During the contest he

     is going to use 6Y5WJ's station on all bands. QSL via DK9PY (d/B).

 

9H, Malta:

     Olaf/DL4HG and Holger/DL5XAT return to Gozo Island (EU-023) for the

     contest. They will be active with the calls 9H3OG and 9H3TX (also

     used during the contest as M/2). QRV between Nov. 27 and Dec. 1.

     QSL 9H3TX via DL5XAT (d/B) or LoTW, 9H3OG via DL4HG (d/B).

 

9M6, East Malaysia:

     Saty, JE1JKL, joins the contest as 9M6NA from Labuan Island

     (OC-133, WW Loc. OJ75) on all bands. QSL via JE1JKL (d/B), LoTW.

     http://jsfc.org/je1jkl/9m6na.html

 

9Y, Trinidad and Tobago:

     Nick, VE3EY, will be active as 9Y4/VE3EY between Nov. 26 and

     Dec. 1. QRV on 160-10m, with a focus on 160m outside the contest.

     QSL via VE3EY.

 

A6, United Arab Emirates:

     Gerry, VE6LB, returns to A6 from Dec. 2 to 25. QRV holiday-style as

     A6/VE6LB on 40-10m with a focus on 12 and 10m in CW. QSL via VE6LB

     (d), LoTW, eQSL, bureau QSLs to be requested via ve6lb (at) telus.net.

     http://www.telusplanet.net/public/telwest/ve6lb.htm

 

A7, Qatar:

     Dave, K5GN, pays Khalid, A71CO, a visit for the contest an will be

     active on all bands as A71CO. QSL via A71CO (d).

 

BY, China:

     A team consisting of Wang/BA1GM, Che/BA7CK, Terry/ BA7NQ,

     Fan/BA1RB, Bao/BD1GO, Shujiang/BD1RX, Wei/BD1TX, Bai/BH1DYK,

     Lichao/BH1GC, Steven/BH1MCM, and Ding/BH3BB will be active from the

     Beijing DX Club contest station as B1Z during the contest. QSL via

     BD1RX.

 

C6, Bahamas:

     Joe, W8GEX, and his wife Janet, W8CAA, will be staying on Exuma

     Island from Nov. 23 until Dec. 3. QRV as C6ADX and C6AYL on 40-10m

     in SSB and RTTY. They also plan to pay attention to their evening

     grayline towards the Pacific. QSL via homecalls (d).

 

CO, Cuba:

     Carlos, CO2CW, plans to operate the contest single-band on 20m.

     QSL via EA7FTR.

 

     Carlos, CO2CCA, puts Cuba on 40m for the CQ WW. QSL via EA7TV.

 

     And last but not least, Juan Carlos, CO8TW, is going to be active

     in the contest on 10m. QSL only direct via CO8TW.

     http://www.qsl.net/co8tw/

 

CT3, Madeira Island:

     CR3L will be operated by Fred/DH5FS, Adam/DJIF, Franta/DJZY,

     Andy/DJ7IK, Arno/DL1CW, Ulf/DL5AXX, and Emil/DL8JJ in M/2 effort

     during the contest. QSL via DJ6QT (d/B).

     http://www.cq3l.de/viewpage.php?page_id=1

 

     Members of the Madeira Contest Team operate M/S in the contest as

     CR3A. QSL via EA5GL, LoTW

 

CX, Uruguay:

     Lupo/CX2ABC, Dan/LU3CT, Osvaldo/ LU3MAM, Alex/CX8BR, Emilio/LU8QT,

     Daniel/CX9AU, Frederico/CX7BZ and other operators team up under

     the call CV3D for a multi-operator effort in the contest. QSL via

     CX2ABC (d).  http://cv3d.cx.uy/#principal

 

E5, South Cook Islands:

     Steve, KL7SB will operate as E51RAT from Rarotonga Island (OC-013)

     from November 24 to December 6, including the CQWW CW.

     QSL via NI5DX.

 

EA6, Balearic Islands:

     Juan, EA5BM, is expected during the contest on all bands as EA6FO

     from Ibiza (EU-004). QSL via EA5BM.

 

EA8, Canary Islands:

     Fredy, SM6FKF, operates the contest as EA8/SM6FKF on all bands.

     QSL via h/c.

 

     Luis, EA8AY, plans to operates the contest EF8X from Tenerife

     Island (AF-004) on all bands. QSL via W2GR.

 

ET, Ethiopia:

     Ulli, DL9WVM, is currently active until Dec. 9 as ET3AA. QRV on HF

     in CW. For QSL info see qrz.com.

 

FK, New Caledonia:

     Sam/FK8DD, Dom/FK8CE, and Mic/FK8IK are going to operate the

     contest as TX8C from Noumea (OC-032, Zone 32). QSL via FK8DD.

     http://www.corail.nc/FK8DD/

 

FY, French Guiana:

     Watch out also for Didier, FY5FY, during the contest.

     QSL via h/c.

 

     Larry, F6FVY will use the station of the "Radio Amateurs Club de

     Kourou" (WW Loc. GJ35qd) and operate in the CQWW CW as FY5KE

     in the SOSB HP category - band to be decided upon arrival.

     QSL via LoTW.

 

GJ, Jersey:

     Matt, MJ0ASP will be QRV from the contest station GJ2A in the

     contest from Jersey Island (EU-013). QSL via LoTW and ClubLog.

 

GU, Guernsey:

     Bob, GU4YOX, plans an single-band contest effort on 10m.

     QSL via h/c.

 

HC, Ecuador:

     Thomas/OZ1AA is visiting Ecuador during his "Cycling Around the

     World DXPedition" and will take part in the contest from HD2A

     in the SOAB/HP category. QSL via HD2A (d).

 

HC8, Galapagos Island:

     Alex/HC2AO, Anton/OG2K, Sergey/R4WAA, Alexander/RA1AGL, Elena/RC5A,

     Yuri/RM0F and Sergey/UA1ANA will be on Galapagos Island (SA-004)

     from November 22 through December 6 and operate as HC2AO/8 during

     the CQWW CW in the M/2 category. Outside the contest they will

     also use their personal calls as follows: HC2RCT/8 (RC5A),

     HC2RAT/8 (RA1AGL), HC2RMT/8 (RM0F), HC2WAT/8 (R4WAA), HC2OGT/8

     (OG2K) und HC2ANT/8 (UA1ANA). QSL for HC2AO/8 via RC5A, others

     via homecall. http://www.og2k.com/

 

HI, Dominican Republic:

     Julio/AD4Z, Jaime/WP3A, Ez Prado/HI3EPR, Lorenzo/HI3LFE, and

     Edwin/HI3K will be active as HI3A in a multi-operator activity in

     the contest.

 

HK0, San Andres and Providencia:

     Tim, LW9EOC, will be active again from San Andres Island (NA-033)

     as 5K0A between Nov. 26 and Dec. 4. QRV on 80-10m in CW, SSB, and

     RTTY, and also during the contest. QSL via LW9EOC (d/B), eQSL,

     LoTW.

 

HR, Honduras:

     Dan, HR2MDR will operate as HR2WW from Zone 7 in the CQWW CW

     on 20m only. QSL via KD4POJ.

 

HS, Thailand:

     E20HHK, E21IZC, HS0ZLB, and HS4DDQ will operate the contest as E2X.

     QSL via E20GMY (d/B).  http://www.qsl.net/hsdxa/index1.htm

 

     An international team consisting of Fred/K3ZO (HS0ZAR), Stig/LA7JO

     (HS0ZGD), Sam/SM3DYU (HS0ZDY), Champ/E21EIC, Tony/G4UAV (HS0ZDX),

     and Ljubisa/YU7EF join the contest as HS0ZAR. QSL via K3ZO

 

I, Italy:

     Emilio, IZ1GAR, stays on Pantelleria Island (AF-018, IIA TP-001, WW

     Loc. JM56xt) between the 26th and 30th. QRV during the contest as

     IH9R in the 40m single band QRP class. QSL via IZ1GAR (d).

 

IS0, Sardinia:

     Members of the "Radioclub Domzale" (S50C) Ivo/S57VW, Slavko/S53XX,

     Marko/S50P, Boris/S53CC and Goran/S55OO will travel to

     Sardinia (EU-024) from November 25 to December 1 and operate

     in the CQWW as II0C in the M/S category and IS0/homecall before

     the contest. QSL for II0C via S50C.

 

KG4, Guantanamo Bay:

     Larry, N6AR, spends Thanksgiving with his daughter and family at

     Guantanamo Bay (NA-015, WLOTA 0358). QRV as KG4LB during the

     contest on all bands. QSL via N6AR, LoTW, eQSL.

 

KH0, Mariana Islands:

     Jussi-Pekka/OH6RX, Esa/OH7WV, and Harry/WX8C will join the contest

     from the Mariana Intrepid Contest Club as AH0K on Tinian Island

     (OC-086, USi NI-003S, WLOTA 3108). They will probably get on the

     air before the contest too. QSL via OH6GDX (d/B), LoTW.

 

KH2, Guam:

     JI3ERV, JR7OMD and JE8KKX will be QRV as AH2R from Guam in the

     CQWW CW in the M/S category. QSL via JH7QXJ (d/B), LoTW.

     http://qxj.net/logsearch/log_search.php

 

KL7, Alaska:

     Dave, NN1N will operate SOAB HP from Alaska in the CQWW CW as

     KL7RA and before the contest as NN1N/NL1. QSL for NN1N/NL1 via

     NN1N (d), KL7RA direct or LoTW.

 

KP2, Virgin Islands:

     Yurij, N2TTA, will be active as NP2P on all bands during the

     contest. QSL via LoTW.

 

     Also look out for John/K3CT and John/K3TEJ who will operate as KP2Q

     in the CQWW CW. QSL via K3TEJ (d).

 

LX, Luxembourg:

     Mike/DF3VM, Helmut/DK6WL, Suad/DK6XZ, Ron/DL3BPC, Dan/DL5SE,

     Andy/HB9CVQ, Aurelio/PC5A, Alex/RZ4AG, Andy/YO3JR, and

     Phillippe/LX2A will sign LX7I during their team contest effort. QSL

     via LX2A.

 

LZ, Bulgaria:

     The Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP) honours the memory

     of the Bulgarian martyr Hristo with the call LZ1748SMH during

     December. QSOs count towards the All Bulgarian Saints award. QSL

     via bureau, LZ1KCP (d).

 

OH0, Aland Island:

     Juha/OH1JT, Mika/OH2JA, Olli/OH6CT, Jukka/OH6DD, Tomi/OH6EI and

     Jarmo/OH7JR will operate the CQWW CW from Aland as OH0Z in the

     M/S category. QSL via W0MM (d/B), LoTW.

 

PJ2, Curacao:

     After operating the contest from Bonaire Alex, DL1NX (PY2SEX) will

     move to Curacao (SA-099) and be on the air as PJ2/DL1NX between

     Dec. 2 and 9. QSL via DL1NX (d/B), LoTW.

     http://pj2.py2sex.com/

 

     Frank, PA4N will sign PJ2V in the CQWW CW in the SOSB/15m category

     and operate a litte as PJ2/PA4N outside the contest in holiday

     style. QSL via PA4N (d/B), LoTW.

 

PJ4, Bonaire:

     Operators Jeff/KU8E, John/K4BAI, Hans/PJ4LS, Dennis/K2SX, and

     Leslie/W2LK will join the contest as PJ4A. QRV before signing

     PJ4/homecalls. QSL PJ4A via K4BAI, PJ4/K4BAI and PJ4/KU8E direct

     via K4BAI, all others via homecalls.

 

PZ, Suriname:

     Wolfgang/DL4WO and Hermann/DL2NUD announce an EME-expedition to

     Suriname (WW Loc. GJ25jt) for Nov. 26 until Dec. 8. QRV as PZ5EME

     and PZ5UD on VHF and UHF. QSL for both calls via DL4WO (d/B).

     http://www.emelogger.com/pz/index.html

 

TA, Turkey:

     The Balkan Contest Group will participate in the contest with 10

     operators from Bozcaada Island (IOTA AS-099) as TC0A. QRV before

     and after the contest from Nov. 23 to Dec. 1 (see DXNL 1911).

 

     Jun, JH4RHF/OE1ZKC, gets on the air for the contest from

     Trabzon as TC7S. QRV before and after as TA7/OE1ZKC.

     QSL via OE1ZKC (d/B).

 

TF, Iceland:

     Siggi, TF3CW will operate in the CQWW CW from Zone 40 on all

     bands. QSL via LX1NO.

 

TK, Corsica:

     Tony, IZ2ESV nimmt als TK/IZ2ESV am CQ WW DX CW Contest in der

     SOSB-Klasse entweder auf 20m oder 15m teil. QSL via IZ2ESV (d/B).    

 

V2, Antigua and Barbuda:

     Bud, AA3B, will be active as V26K between Nov. 27 and Dec. 1 solely

     in CW and on all bands during the contest. QSL via AA3B.

 

V4, St. Kitts and Nevis:

     Dave, WJ2O, and his wife Chris stay on St. Kitts from Nov. 26 to Dec.

     2. QRV as V4/WJ2O on all bands during the contest. QSL via N2ZN.

     http://www.wj2o.com/

 

     Andy/N2NT joins the contest as V47T on all bands. QRV before as

     V47NT. QSL via W2RQ.

 

V5, Namibia:

     Win, DK9IP, stays in Omaruru (WW Loc. JG78xo, V51W's QTH) between

     Nov. 26 and Dec. 3. His focus will be on an all-band high power

     effort as V55V. QRV before and after as V5/DK9IP on 160-10m in CW

     and RTTY, 6m operation depending on condx. QSL V55V via DJ8VC

     (d/B), V5/DK9IP via DK9IP (d/B). Both logs will be uploaded to LoTW.

 

V6, Micronesia:

     Shoji/JA7HMZ (V63DX) is going to operate the contest as V6A on all

     bands. Akio/JA7ZP operates the contest as V63ZP on a single-band.

     Both will be active between Nov. 28 and Dec. 4 with a focus on 160m

     for Europe. QSL via homecalls.

 

VE, Canada:

     Gus, VO1MP, will put zone 2 on the air during the contest on all

     bands as VO2CQ. QRV before the contest on 30, 17, and 12m in CW.

     Logs will be uploaded to LoTW, direct QSLs via VO1MP.

 

VK, Australia:

     Kevin/VK6LW will operate the contest on all bands. QSL via VK6LW (d).

 

VP2M, Montserrat:

     David/G3NKC, David/G4XUM, Carsten/G0SYP, and Ulrich/DM5EE will

     participate in the contest as VP2MDX from Montserrat (NA-103). QSL

     via DM5EE (d/B), LoTW.

 

VP5, Turks and Caicos Islands:

     Bengt/SM7EQL will be active holiday-style as VP5/SM7EQL between

     Nov. 30 and Dec. 7. QRV on 20-10m in CW. QSL via SM6JSM.

 

VP8, Falkland Islands:

     John, G3VPW, is currently active as VP8KF until Dec. 12 from

     Stanley (SA-002, WW Loc. GD18bh). QRV on 80-10m, single-band on 40m

     during the contest. He will also be active as VP8KF/100 to

     commemorate the Battle of Cornonel. QSL via G3VPW (d/B), LoTW,

     ClubLog.

 

VP9, Bermuda:

     Alan/N3AD will be active as VP9/N3AD from Nov. 25 on and operate

     the contest on all bands. QSL via W3HNK.

 

VR2, Hong Kong:

     Alberto/VR2XAN joins the contest on all bands from eng Chau Island

     (AS-006, WW Loc. OL72ag). QSL only via direct.

 

VU, India:

     In DXNL 1911 we announced the special event callsign AT1JCB, in

     honour of Jagdish Chandra Bose. There are now two more stations

     on the air, AU2JCB and AU3JCB, which will operate on HF in SSB.

     QSL for AU2JCB via VU2DSI (d), AU3JCB via VU2JAU (d).

 

W, USA:

     W1AW will be active during the upcoming week /3 from Delaware, /5

     from Louisiana and /KP4 from Puerto Rico.

     http://www.arrl.org/centennial-qso-party

     https://centennial-qp.arrl.org/w1aw-portable-qsos.php

 

XE, Mexico:

     Alejandro, 4A5XX (XE1EE) (see DXNL 1911) will be active on all

     bands during the contest. QSL via XE1EE (d), LZ3HI, LoTW, eQSL.

     http://www.xe1ee.net/

 

YS, Nicaragua:

     Members of the Club de Radio Aficionado El Salvador will operate

     the contest as YS1YS on 10m. QSL via YS1GMV (d).

 

ZA, Albania:

     Keki, YT7DQ will sign ZA/YT7DQ from Albania during the CQWW CW

     and enter the SOSB 40m HP category. QSL via YT7DQ.

 

ZD8, Ascension Island:

     Marko/N5ZO will be active as ZD8O until Dec. 2, including the

     contest on all bands. QSL via OH0XX.

 

ZF, Cayman Islands:

     Henning, OZ1BII, will be active from a Rental Shack (owned by

     Marty/ZF2AK) in Georgetown (NA-016, WW Loc. EK99hi) between Nov. 27

     and Dec. 1 as ZF2EE. QRV outside the contest mainly on the WARC

     bands. QSL via OZ1BII (d/B).

     http://www.oz1bii.dk/dx-zf2ee.htm http://www.martykaiser.com/24.htm

 

     John/K6AM and Kevin/N5DX will operate as ZF1A in the CQWW CW

     contest in the M/S category. QSL via K6AM (d/B), LoTW.

 

ZK2, Niue Island:

     Haru, JA1XGI, announces his next DXpedition. He will be on the

     air as E6XG between Dec. 1 and 6 from Niue (OC-040, WW Loc.

     AH50aw). QRV on 160-10m, mainly in CW with some SSB and digital

     modes. He also plans to focus on the low bands for Europe and North

     America. QSL via JA1XGI (d/B), OQRS.

     http://island.geocities.jp/niuevacation/

     http://e6xg.yolasite.com/

 

ZP, Paraguay:

     Manu/ZP9MCE will join the CQWW CW in the SOAB LP category.

     QSL via LoTW.

 

ZS, South Africa:

     Bernie/ZS4TX plans a 15m single-band effort for the contest. QSL

     via LoTW preferred. He reports that direct mail is currently an

     unsafe option.

 

 

More contest activities reported in our previous editions:

CALL       DXMB/DXNL

3W3O       1911

8Q7DV      1911

FS/K9EL    1911

J34O       1911

KH8B       1911

PJ2/PA0VDV 1911

PJ2T       1910

PJ4A       1911

PJ4Q       1911

PJ4S       1911

TC0A       1911

TO7A       1911

V47T       1911

YN2CC      1911

ZD8O       1910

 

 

Abbreviations in this DXNL:

IIA   Italian Island Awards

LoTW  Logbook of the World

OQRS  Online QSL Request System

USi   United States Islands Awards

WLOTA World Lighthouse On The Air Award

 

 

        DXNL 1911 - November 19, 2014

                      DX Newsletter

 

            *** 60 years DXNL *** 1954 - 2014 ***

 

                a free and weekly service of

           DARC Committee "DX and HF contesting"

                 (http://www.darcdxhf.de)

 

                Editor: Klaus Poels, DL7UXG

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

 

            translation by: Oliver Bock, DJ9AO

 

 

10-10, Ten-Ten:

     Ten-Ten organises an activity weekend on Nov. 22/23 to liven up

     10m. Among their special event stations to take part are W6OI/p

     (via N9AC), VE9TEN (via VE9KM), and DL0X (via DL8YBM, d/B) from

     Germany. http://www.ten-ten.org/

 

3W, Vietnam:

     Tony, KM0O pays a visit to Danang between Nov. 25 and Dec. 24. He

     plans to operate as 3W3O on all bands in the CQ WW DX CW Contest.

     Before and after he wants to focus on 160 and 80. QSL via KM0O

     (d/B), LoTW. QSLs will not be send out before at least summer 2015.

 

4S, Sri Lanka:

     Bernd/DK7TF, Juergen/DH6ICE, and Juergen/DH0RAK, members of the

     Lufthansa Amateur Radio Club Frankfurt will get on the air as

     4S7DLG between Nov. 15 and 27 from Sri Lanka (AS-003). QSL via

     DK8ZZ (d/B).

 

5Z4, Kenya:

     Markus, DJ4EL, has uploaded his 5Z4/DJ4EL log (9450 QSOs) from

     AF-040 to LoTW. Requests for direct QSLs are possible via email.

 

CO, Cuba:

     Special event station CO0SS is going to draw attention to the two

     Cuban World Heritage Cities Sancti Spiritus and Trinidad, who both

     look back on 500 years of history. QRV from the 21st to 23rd on

     40-10m in CW, SSB, PSK, SSTV, and RTTY. QSL via EA5GL.

 

EA8, Canary Islands:

     EG8ARC operates in the context of the Atlantic Rallye for Cruisers,

     which starts at Gran Canaria and ends at Santa Lucia Island with

     about 1200 sailors participating on 200 boats. QRV Nov. 17 to 23,

     QSL via EA8URL.

 

FK, New Caledonia:

     Nobuaki, JA0JHQ, will be active as FK/JH0JHQ from Noumea (OC-032,

     DIFO FK-001, WLOTA 1280) between the 21st and 23rd. QRV on 80, 40,

     20, 15, and 10m, with operation on 17 and 12m depending on local

     conditions of space. QSL via JA0JHQ (d/B).

     http://pandasan.jimdo.com/

 

HC8, Galapagos Islands:

     Alexey/HC2AO, Anton/OG2K, Sergey/R4WAA, Alexa/RA1AGL, YL

     Elena/RC5A, Yuri/RM0F, and Sergey/UA1ANA will put San Cristobal

     Island (SA-004, WLOTA 0094, HCFF-004, WW Loc. EI59pc) on the air

     from Nov. 22 until Dec. 6. Their callsign is not known so far. The

     group plans to work on HF and also to participate in the CQWW

     Contest with a M/2 entry.QSL via RC5A, LoTW.

 

JA, Japan:

     8J125SSI marks the 125th anniversary of the town Shisui (AS-007, WW

     Loc. QM05) on the bands until 31 March 2015. QSL automatically via

     bureau.

 

     8J1KP celebrates the 60th anniversary of Koganei Park, the second

     largest park in the Metropolitan Tokyo Area. QRV Nov. 22 to Dec.

     31, QSL via bureau.

 

KH8, American Samoa:

     Masa, JH3PRR, pays Tutuilla Island (OC-045, USi AS007S, WLOTA 4385)

     a visit from Nov. 24 until Dec. 1. QRV as KH8B solely on 160m, but

     on all bands during the CQWW contest. QSL via JH3PRR (d), LoTW,

     OQRS to be made available.

 

PA, The Netherlands:

     PD6SINT celebrates the Sinterklaas Fest on the air from Nov. 17 to

     Dec. 14. A special QSL is available via the bureau.

 

PJ4, Bonaire:

     Alex, DL1NX (PY2SEX), will be holidaying on Bonaire Island (SA-006,

     WLOTA 1279, PAFF-024) between Nov. 25 and Dec. 2. QRV as PJ4S with

     his KX3, including a single-band activity on 10m during the CQWW

     contest. QSL via DL1NX (d/B), LoTW.

 

     Operators Scott/W4PA, Brad/W7FT, Robert/S53R, Peter/PJ4NX, and

     Steve/PJ4DX will be active from Bonaire between Nov. 19 and Dec. 1,

     signing PJ4/homecalls. QRV on HF, with a focus on 160m and WARC,

     PJ4/WF7T mainly in digital modes. Their call during the contest

     will be PJ4Q. QSL via homecalls, PJ4Q via W4PA (d).

 

     Jeff/KU8E, John/K4BAI, Hans/PJ4LS, Dennis/K2SX, and Leslie/W2LK

     form a team to work as PJ4A during the contest. QRV also before and

     after from Nov. 25 to Dec. 2 as PJ4/homecalls on 160-10m in CW,

     SSB, and digital modes. QSL for PJ4/K4BAI, PJ4/KU8E and PJ4A via

     K4BAI, all others via homecalls.

 

V4, St. Kitts and Nevis:

     Andy, N2NT, pays a visit to St. Kitts from Nov. 19 until Dec. 1.

     QRV as V47NS on HF in CW and SSB, V47T during the contest. QSL for

     both calls via W2RQ.

 

VK9L, Lord Howe Island:

     With Joe, DF7TH, now off the island VK9DLX is QRT. All in all they

     put 116,500 QSOs into their log, plus an additional 11,500 as

     VK9LM. OQRS is available now. http://oqrs.lagunaria-dx-group.org/

     http://www.lagunaria-dx-group.org/ http://www.lordhowe2014.org/

 

VP2E, Anguilla:

     Masa/JN3NFQ (K1GI), Kei/KG2A (JJ1RJR), and Aki/JK1PIU (AF6WX), get

     on the air as VP2EIM, VP2ERJ, and VP2EWX respectively from Anguilla

     (NA-022, WLOTA 1474) between the 22nd and 30th. QRV on 80-10m in

     SSB, CW, and RTTY, also operating the contest as time permits. QSL

     VP2EIM via JA1HGY (d), ClubLog, VP2ERJ via KG2A (d), VP2EWX via

     AF6WX. All logs will be uploaded to ClubLog. http://qsl.net/vp2eim/

 

     Rich/KE1B and Anna/W6NN spend a holiday on Anguilla between Nov. 23

     and Dec. 1. QRV as VP2EAQ and VP2EAR on 40-10m in SSB, CW, and

     RTTY. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW upon their return and to

     ClubLog while they are on the island. QSL via KE1B (d/B), LoTW,

     eQSL, OQRS.

 

VU, India:

     AT1JCB, operated by Rajesh, VU2EXP, celebrates the birthday (30

     Nov. 1858) of the Indian scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose. QRV from

     Nov. 21 until Dec. 9 in digital modes on 10, 15, 20, and 40m. QSL

     via VU2EXP (d), LoTW, eQSL. http://www.qsl.net/vu2msy/JCBOSE.htm

 

W, USA:

     W1AW will be active /4 from Florida and /5 from Arkansas during the

     upcoming week. http://www.arrl.org/centennial-qso-party

     https://centennial-qp.arrl.org/w1aw-portable-qsos.php

 

XE, Mexico:

     Alejandro, XE1EE, celebrates his 20 years of amateur radio on the

     air with the call 4A5XX. QRV from Nov. 24 onwards until Nov. 23

     next year on HF. QSL via LZ3HI, XE1EE (d), LoTW, eQSL.

 

XU, Cambodia:

     Vladimir/RN5A, Vlad/UA3A, Andrey/R6MG, and yl Liliya/RN3AQU are

     currently active as XU7AEZ. They activated Koh Rong Samloem Island

     (AS-133) between Nov. 13 and 16 and will also participate in the

     CQWW contest. QSL via RX3F.

 

YN, Nicaragua:

     Mike, AJ9C, plans another contest operation as YN2CC. QRV from Nov.

     25 until Dec. 3 from Granada. QRV before and after the contest on

     HF in CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via AJ9C (d/B), LoTW, ClubLog.

 

ZD8, Ascension Island:

     Henri, OH3JR, is going to operate as ZD8JR between Nov. 14 and Dec.

     1. QRV on HF in CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via OH3JR.

 

Preview:

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3Y, Bouvet:

     Alex, UN7PCZ, confirms plans for 2-week long expedition to Bouvet

     some time in December 2015 or January 2016. More information to

     follow.

 

C5, The Gambia:

     A group of British DXers plans to be active between Jan 15 and 26

     next year from the Ocean Villa Heights Lodge near Banjul. QRV as

     C5X on 160-10m in CW, SSB, RTTY, and PSK, also for the CQ WW DX

     160m Contest. Operators are Steve/G3VMW, Alan/G3XAQ, Don/G3XTT, and

     Iain/M0PCB. QSL via M0OXO (OQRS), LoTW, ClubLog.

 

FO/A, Austral Islands:

     Wayne, KK6BT, plans to activate Raivavae Island (OC-114) as TX5W

     between 5 and 11 of January 2015. QRV on 40-10m, solely in SSB. QSL

     via KE8G. http://www.tx5w.com/

 

 

Abbreviations in this DXNL:

ARLHS Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society

DIB   Diploma Ilhas Brasileiras

DICE  Diploma Islas de Chile

DIFO  Diplome des Iles Francaises d'Outre Mer LoTW  Logbook of the World OQRS  Online QSL Request System

USi   United States Islands Awards

WLOTA World Lighthouse On The Air Award

 

 

Upcoming Contests

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21./22.11.   UFT-YL-CW Contest

22./23.11.   LZ DX Contest

 

 

IOTA     Compiled by Friedrich, DL4BBH (iota@dxhf.darc.de)

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IOTA QRGs

CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz

SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz

 

AS-013; 8Q, Maldive Islands: Vadim/R9DX, Serge/UA8DX, and

     Igor/UA9CDC will be active again as 8Q7DV from Sun Island (WLOTA

     0317, WW Loc. KM39at) between Nov. 24 and Dec. 4. Their main focus

     will be the CQWW contest. QSL via R9DX (d/B), ClubLog, LoTW.

 

AS-099; TA, Canakkale / Balikesir / Izmir Province group: The

     annual expedition of the Bulgarian Elecraft team takes operators

     Nick/LZ1NK, Christo/LZ3FN, Plamen/ LZ1DCW, Illian/LZ1CNN,

     Nick/LZ3ND, Nasko/LZ3YY, Yasar/TA3D, Mustafa/TA2TX,

     Mirislav/LZ1MBU, and Krasi/LZ2UW to Bozcaada Island (WLOTA 0085).

     QRV Nov. 19 to 25 with their homecalls/TA0, during the contest as

     TC0A. QSL for TC0A via LoTW (preferred) or LZ1NK.

     http://tc0a.lz5x.com/

 

AS-200; JA5, Shikoku's Coastal Islands: Tosy/JA3FGJ, Ross/JA3HBF,

     and Hid/JA3KGF will be active with their homecalls/5 from Shodo

     Island between Nov. 20 and 23. QRV on 40-10m in CW, SSB, and RTTY.

     QSL via h/c, bureau preferred.

 

AS-200; JA5, Shikoku's Coastal Islands: Also active from Shodo will

     be Take/JI3DST as JI3DST/5 (CW and SSB) and JS6RRR/5 (RTTY and FM).

     QRV from Nov. 22 to 25, QSL via homecalls (d/B).

     http://blog.goo.ne.jp/ji3dst

 

NA-024; J3, Grenada: Rob/DL7VOA will be active holiday-style as

     J34O from Grenada (WLOTA 0718) between Nov. 22 and Dec. 6. QRV on

     40-10m, mainly in CW. He will also participate in the CQWW contest.

     QSL via DL7VOA (d/B).

 

NA-105; FS/PJ7, St Martin: John/K9EL will be active again as

     FS/K9EL from St. Martin (WLOTA 0383, DIFO FS-001). between Nov. 19

     and Dec. 2. QRV on 160-10m, including the contest. QSL via K9EL

     (d/B), ClubLog, LoTW, eQSL.

 

NA-107; FM, Martinique: Dimitry/UT5UGR is going to work as FM/KL7WA

     between Nov. 24 and Dec. 1 from Martinique. QRV on HF in CW and

     SSB, during the contest as TO7A. QSL for both calls only direct via

     UT5UGR, OQRS.

 

NA-122; HI, Dominican Republic's Coastal Islands: A team of 20

     mostly very experienced CW operators is going to activate Saona

     Island (WLOTA 2304, HIFF-003) as HI2DX from the 19th to the 23rd.

     QRV on 160-6m in CW, SSB, and digital modes, running 7 stations for

     a goal of 100000 QSOs. QSL via M0URX (d/B), OQRS.

     http://saonadxpedition2014.com/?lang=en

 

OC-019; KH6/KH7, Hawaiian Islands: Kevin/W4KLS will be active from

     Oahu Island (WW Loc. BG11bg) as W4KLS/KH6 from the 15th to the

     22nd. QSL via h/c (d/B).

 

OC-151; YB9, Tenggara Timur Islands: Juergen/DL7UVO and

     Burkhard/DL3KZA plan to put Komodo Island (WW Loc OI91rk) and

     Flores (WLOTA 0089 & 0026) on the air from the 17th to the 27th

     signing YB9/homecalls. QRV on HF in CW and SSB. The islands are

     part of the Komodo National Park (WWFF YBFF-027). QSL via DL7UVO

     (d/B), OQRS; DL3KZA (B).

 

OC-172; VK4, Queensland State (North Coast) Centre group und

     OC-187; VK4, Queensland State (North Coast) North group: Lyn/VK4EI

     informs the ham community that she won't be on OC-227 during

     November and parts of December. She travels on a boat during that

     time and hopes to activate OC-172 and OC-187, depending on wx

     conditions. QSL via NR6M (d/B).

 

OC-210; YB8, Sangihe Islands: Ronald/ YC8ROP, Richard/YC8RBI,

     Donny/YB8SX, Arnol/YC8TDK, and Denny/YC8UVH will activate Siau

     Island from the 19th to the 23rd on all bands using their

     homecalls/p. QSL via h/c, YC8ROP via W2FB.

 

SA-001; CE0/XR0, Easter Island: Look for Gerben/PG5M to work

     holiday-style from Easter Island (WLOTA 0319, DICE ICE-001,

     CEFF-027) between the 23rd and 28th as CE0/PG5M. QRV on HF in CW.

     QSL via OQRS. http://www.dx.to/

 

SA-005; CE0/XR0, Juan Fernandez Archipelago: Felipe/CE5WQO is going

     to get on the air as CE0Z/CE5WQO from Juan Fernandez (WLOTA 0153,

     DICE ICE 004) between the 19th and 27th as CE0Z/homecall. QSL via

     KA3LKM (d).

 

SA-024; PY2, Sao Paulo State West group: Operators Pera/PY2AE,

     Murilo/PY2DS, Joao Carlos/ PU2KKE, Willian/PU2XIZ, and

     Flavio/PU2KFL activate Bom Abrigo Island (WLOTA 1244, DIB SP-013,

     ARLHS BRA-013) as PW2BA from the 20th to the 23rd. They plan to

     also activate Cardoso Island (DIB SP-07) as ZX2CA. QRV on 80, 40,

     20, 10, and 6m. QSL PW2BA via PY2AE (d/B), ZX2CA via PY2DS (d).

 

SA-099; PJ2, Curacao Island: Joeke/PA0VDV operates as PJ2/PA0VDV

     from Curacao (WLOTA 0942) from Nov. 20 until Dec. 26. QRV solely in

     CW, also taking part in the contest. QSL via PA0VDV (d/B).

 

 

US Island Award

     Terry/W4YBV plans a Thanksgiving Expedition Special Event Station

     as W4YBV/p on Nov. 22/23 with two first-time activations for the US

     Island Award programme.  He wants to activate Turkey Island (USi FL

     496, WW Loc. EL89li) and Little Turkey Island (USi 497, WW Loc.

     EL89lj) on 40, 20, 15, and 10m; QRV travelling to and from the

     islands as W4YBV/mm. QSL via W4YBV (d).