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            DXNL 2017 - November 30, 2016

                      DX Newsletter

 

                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

 

 

3D2, Fiji:

     James/WB2TJO will be active from Taveuni Island (OC-016) between

     December 2016 and March 2017 with the call 3D2JS on HF (CW, SSB,

     digital modes). QSL via WB2TJO (d).

 

     Chris/VK3FY operates holiday-style as 3D2FY from Fiji Island

     (OC-016) between Dec. 6 and 14. QRV on 80-10m on CW and SSB. QSL

     via M0OXO.

 

9H, Malta:

     Andrew/G8GNI remains active as 9H3AP from Gozo (EU-023, WW Loc.

     JM75ew) until Dec. 9. QRV mostly on 40 and 20m. QSL via G8GNI

     (d/B), LoTW, ClubLog.

 

CE9, Antarctica:

     Oleg/ZS1OIN plans to put the research station Molodyozhnaya on the

     air as RI1ANA between Dec. 2016 and April 2017 on 160-10m. QSL via

     ZS1OIN.

 

F, France:

     TM62TEL calls attention to a research project concerning rare

     genetic diseases. QRV on Dec. 3 between 08z and 17z on 80, 40, and

     20m (SSB, CW). QSL via F5KAI (d/B), eQSL. http://f5kai.weebly.com/

 

FS, Saint Martin:

     Paul/K9NU, James/N9TK, John/W9ILY, and John/K9EL are going to sign

     FS/homecalls between Dec. 1 and 10 from Saint Martin Island

     (NA-105, DIFO FS-001, WLOTA 0383) on HF (CW, SSB, RTTY). QSL via

     homecalls.

 

J3, Grenada:

     Mikhail/VE7ACN will be active as J3/VE7ACN from Carriacou Island

     (NA-147, WW Loc. FK92gm) between Nov. 30 and Dec. 8. QRV on HF on

     SSB and CW. QSL via h/c, LoTW.

 

K, United States of America:

     Members of the Atlanta Rabbits Amateur Radio Club plan to set up a

     station at the Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas border junction and

     operate, mainly on 40m, from this unique location between Dec. 1

     and 15 with the call W3S. http://www.ka5ahs.org/

 

LZ, Bulgaria:

     The Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP) continues to honour

     Bulgarian saints with the call LZ463PP during December. QSOs count

     towards the All Saints 2016 award. QSL via bureau, LZ1KCP (d).

     http://www.lz1kcp.com/

 

PA, Netherlands:

     Sascha/PD9Z will be active as PC16XMAS between Dec. 6 and 26 on

     160-10m (CW, SSB). QSL via PD9Z (d/B).

 

PJ4, Bonaire:

     Juergen/DJ2VO, Martin/DL3KMS, Holger/DL1COP, and Monika/DC7MO are

     going to pay Bonaire Island (SA-003, PAFF-0024, WLOTA 1279) a visit

     from Dec. 3 to 15. QRV on HF as PJ4/homecalls. QSL via h/c (d/B).

 

     Mike/NA9Q will be on Bonaire between Dec. 4 and 10. QRV as PJ4/NA9Q

     on 40-10m (CW, SSB, RTTY). QSL via NA9Q (d/B), LoTW.

 

S5, Slovenia:

     S509PMC will be active during December and January. The station's

     suffix calls attention to the the Peace Messenger City programme,

     which holds its contest on Jan. 7/8 in 2017. QSL via S59DCD (d/B).

 

SP, Poland:

     SN40KZTG marks the opening of a historic silver mine as a touristic

     location 40 years ago. QRV on Dec. 2 to 4 on HF. QSL via SP9KDU

     (d/B).

 

UR, Ukraine:

     EO25UD celebrates the 25th anniversary of UARL, the Ukrainian

     national ham radio club during December. QSL via UR7UD, LoTW,

     ClubLog.

 

VP5, Turks and Caicos Islands:

     Dave/W5CW remains active from NA-002 until Dec. 13 as VP5/W5CW.

     During that time he plans to participate in the ARRL 160m and ARRL

     10m contests. QSL for both calls via W5CW (d).

 

VU7, Lakshadweep Islands:

     Manoj/VU2CPL and Siddhu/VU3NXI will be active holiday-style from

     Kavaratti Island (AS-011) between Nov. 29 and Dec. 2. QRV as VU7MS

     on 40, 20, 17, and 15m (SSB, CW). QSL via VU2CPL, LoTW.

 

YO, Romania:

     YP9XMAS will be active during December for obvious reasons. An

     award will also be available. QSL via YO9FNP.

 

ISWL:

     During December, Herbie/G6XOU will be active with the club calls

     GX4BJC/a and GX4BJC/p (WAB TM22), and Geof/M0BAU with Station

     MX1SWL/a (WAB SJ37). QSL via G6XOU (d/B), eQSL.

     http://www.iswl.org.uk/

 

 

Other stuff:

============

WRTC:

     The WRTC-group has released two videos, made by James Brooks,

     9V1YC. Both aim to explain the World Radiosport Team Championship,

     by showing the practical side of setting up more than 60 stations

     in fieldday-style, and by having participants and organisers

     explain their fascination with the event. The present WRTC

     organisers hope to increase the support for the next event, which

     is to be held in Germany in 2018. https://vimeo.com/wrtc2018

     http://www.funksportwm2018.de/

 

 

Preview:

========

TL, Central Africa:

     Members of the Italian DX Pedition Team plan to operate as TL8TT

     between Feb. 1 and 14 next year. QSL via I2YSB, OQRS,LoTW.

 

9X, Rwanda:

     Harald/DF2WO will be active during February and March 2017 from

     Kigali with the unusual call 9XB954. QSL via M0OXO, OQRS.

 

 

Abbreviations in this DXNL:

===========================

ARLHS    Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society

GIOTA    Greek Islands On The Air

IOTA     Islands on the Air

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:

==================

01.12.                 NRAU 10m Activity Contest

02.-04.12.             ARRL 160m Contest

03.12.                 TARA RTTY Melee

03.12.                 Wake-Up! QRP Sprint

03./04.12.             TOPS Activity Contest

04.12.                 10m-RTTY-Contest

04.12.                 Brandenburg-Berlin-Contest

 

 

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

====

 

IOTA QRGs

CW:  28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz

SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz

 

 

AF-021; ZS8, Prince Edward and Marion Islands: David/ZS1BCE will be

     active from Marion Island with the call ZS8Z between December 2016

     and May 2018 on HF (SSB, digital modes). QSL via ZS1LS (d).

 

AN-017, Various, Adelie Land group: Francois/F4HLT is going to

     operate as FT3YL from the Dumont d'Urville Station, Geology

     Archipelago from December onwards. QRV on 80-10m, mostly on SSB.

     QSL via F6KPQ.

 

EU-015; SV9, Crete Island: Radio Amateur Association of Chios

     (SZ8ARC) plan to activate the following locations on Crete (GIOTA

     KRS-005, WLOTA 1680) between Nov. 27 and Dec. 3 with the call

     SZ9/SZ8ARC/p: SOTA: Nov. 29, SV/CR-001, Timios Stavros Height,

     KM25jf SVFF: Nov. 29, SVFF-0098, Kefalanthiro Kamares, KM25jf WCA:

     Dec. 01, SV-00097, Festos's plane, KM25jb QSL via SZ8ARC (d).

 

EU-129; DL/SP1, Usedom Island: Christian/DL7AG will be on the air

     from Usedom between Dec. 1 and 8 signing DL7AG/p. He plans to

     activate some castle references during that time. QSL via DL7AG,

     LoTW, eQSL.

 

 

WWFF Activities

================

 

WWFF QRGs:

CW: 28044 24894 21044 18084 14044 10124 7024 3544 kHz

SSB: 28444 24944 21244 18144 14244 7144 3744 kHz

 

     Alpine National Park - VKFF-0619: Chris/VK3PAT is going to activate

     this park on Dec. 3 (01z to 06z) on 3610, 7144, and 14310 (SSB) as

     VK3PAT/p.

 

Cabo de Cope y Puntas de Calnegres - EAFF-0166:

     Joaquin/EA5BK is going to operate /p from Cabo de Cope y Puntas de

     Calnegres (EAFF-0166) on Dec. 3 (10z to 12z). QSL via EA5BK (d/B).

 

Theodore Roosevelt Island - KFF-0791:

     Jason/W3AAX activates Theodore Roosevelt Island (KFF-0791) on Dec.

     3 (14z to 17z) on 40 and 20m. QSL via homecall (d/B), LoTW, eQSL.

   

    

           DXNL 2016 - November 23, 2016

                      DX Newsletter

 

                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

 

 

CQ World Wide DX Contest:

     The upcoming weekend will see this year's CQ World Wide CW DX

     Contest, one of the largest operating events in the amateur radio

     calendar. Most of the items in this DXNL concern operations in and

     around the contest. Good luck to all participants!

     http://www.cqww.com/index.htm http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/cqc2016.html

 

3B9, Rodriguez Island:

     Olof/G0CKV operates as 3B9HA between Nov. 24 and Dec. 12 from

     Rodriguez Island (AF-017, zone 39, WLOTA 4265). QRV with a focus on

     the low bands and the contest. QSL via M0OXO, LoTW.

 

4X, Israel:

     Dennis/W1UE gets on the air as 4X/W1UE before and after, and with

     the call 4X0W during the contest. QSL via W1UE.

 

     What out for Zvi/4X6FR on all bands during the contest. QSL via

     4X6OM, ClubLog OQRS.

 

6Y, Jamaica:

     Tom/VE3CX, Dennis/VE3JAQ, Harry/VA3EC and Anthony/VE3RZ will be the

     operators behind 6Y3T from Jamaica (NA-097, zone 8, WLOTA 0214) in

     the contest. QSL via VE3CX.

 

     Paul/K1XM is going to operate as 6Y9X from Jamaica on all bands.

     QSL via KQ1F. http://www.k1xm.org/

 

8P, Barbados:

     Charles/8P6ET will be using the call 8P1W in the contest from

     Barbados (NA-021, zone 8, WLOTA 0999). QSL via KU9C.

 

8Q, Maldives:

     Igor/UA9CDC, Michael/UA9CTT, Vlad/R9CL, and Vadim/R9DX will be on

     with the call 8Q7DV (AS-013). QSL via UA8DX.

 

9H, Malta:

     Zoltan/HA5PP joins the contest as 9H3PP from Malta (EU-023, zone

     15, WLOTA 1113, MIA MM-001). QSL via HA5PP.

 

9M6/8, East Malaysia:

     Saty/JE1JKL is going to be active from Labuan Island (OC-133, zone

     28, WLOTA 0456, WW Loc. OJ75) in the contest on 20m as 9M6NA. QSL

     via JE1JKL, LoTW. http://jsfc.org/je1jkl/9m6na.html

 

9Y, Trinidad and Tobago:

     9Y4/VE3EY (Nick) will be active on all bands in and oround the

     contest from Trinidad Island (SA-011, zone 9, WLOTA 0563) with a

     focus on WARC and low bands. QSL via VE3EY, ClubLog OQRS.

 

     Natan/K4NHW remains active until Dec. 14 as 9Y4/K4NHW from

     Trinidad. He hopes get on the air also from Tobago (SA-009). QSL

     via K4NHW (d/B), LoTW.

 

A5, Bhutan:

     Nobuaki/JA0JHQ operates with the call A52NH from Paro between the

     24th and 27th. QRV on 160-6m on SSB and CW, including the contest.

     QSL via JA0JHQ (d/B), ClubLog, LoTW.

     http://pandasan.jimdo.com/a52nh/

 

BY, China:

     Dale/BA4TB will be active in the contest from Hengsha Island

     (AS-136) on 160m only. QSL via BA4TB.

 

CE, Chile:

     Ops XQ1TUW, CE1DFU, CE2NGN, CE1WML, CA1JST, CA1JOK, CA1FAA, CA1IVL,

     CA1DSA, CA1CMX, CD1CVS, and CE3TVP, all from the Radio Club

     Antofagasta DX Team will be in the contest as 3G1G. QSL via 3G1G

     (d).

 

CN, Morocco:

     CN2R will be operated by OK1RI, OK5MM, OK1JKT, OM6NM, OK1DO, OK1NY,

     OK1HGM, OK1FFU, and W7EJ in the contest. QSL via W7EJ.

 

CT3, Madeira:

     Jose/CT1BOH is going to operate the contest as CR3OO from Madeira

     (AF-014, zone 33, DIP MA-001, WLOTA 0053, PIP MD-001, WW Loc.

     IM12ju). QSL via LoTW.

 

     Adam/DJ0IF, Franta/DJ0ZY, Uli/DJ2YA, Falk/DK7YY, Arno/DL1CW,

     Ulf/DL5AXX, Andreas/DL5CW, Mike/DL7UGN, Emil/DL8JJ, and Vesko/LZ2JE

     will be active with the call CR3W from Madeira. QSL via DL5AXX,

     OQRS, LoTW.

 

CU, Azores:

     Antonio/CU9AB will be active from the Azores (EU-089, zone 14, DIP

     AZ-009, PIP AC-009) on all bands in the contest. QSL via HB9CRV

     (d/B).

 

     Hermann/HB9CRV is currently on the island and is going to move on

     to Corvo Island (EU-089, zone 14, WW Loc. HM49kq, CTFF-0225,

     CUFF-158) on the 23rd. QRV as CU9/CU8FN (JT65 and JT9) and with the

     call CR2V during the contest (20m single band). QSL via HB9CRV

     (d/B), LoTW.

 

DU, Philippines:

     Jun/DU1BA, Gil/4F2KWT, and Larry/DU3LA are going to operate the

     contest as DX2R. QSL via W3HNK.

 

EA8, Canary Islands:

     Thomas/OZ1AA plans to get on the air from the club station EF8U on

     Gran Canaria (AF-004, zone 33, DIE S-005, WLOTA 0969) for the

     contest. QSL via EA8URL (d/B).

 

     A large team (K1LZ, K1ZM, RW1A, RW7K, LZ2HM, RN1AM, YO9GZU, YO9WF,

     K3JO, 9A5K, RA1A, and EA8DO) will be active in the Multi/Single

     category from ED8X on La Palma (AF-004, zone 33, DIE S-012, WLOTA

     1276). QSL via RN3RQ, LoTW.

 

FG, Guadeloupe:

     David/WJ2O plans to join the contest signing FG/WJ2O from

     Guadeloupe (NA-102, zone 8, DIFO FG-001, WLOTA 0644) on all bands.

     QRV before and after on WARC bands. QSL via N2ZN (d).

 

FH, Mayotte:

     Pierre/HB9AMO will be active holiday-style from Nov. 23 until Dec.

     4 from Mayotte (AF-027, DIFO FH-001, zone 39, WLOTA 0376). QRV as

     FH/HB9AMO on 80-10m (mostly CW), and during the contest. QSL via

     M0URX, LoTW. http://www.hb9amo.net/fh.php

 

FK, New Caledonia:

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

     ARANC Club Station in Noumea (OC-032, zone 32, WW Loc. RG37fr) as

     TX8F. QSL via NI5DX, ClubLog, eQSL.

 

FY, French Guiana:

     Herve/F5HRY plans to do a single-band effort on either 15 or 10m as

     TO1A from French Guiana. QSL via LoTW.

 

     Didier/FY5FY will be active in the contest on 80m. QSL via FY5FY.

 

GJ, Jersey:

     Mathieu/MJ0ASP plans to join the contest from Jersey (EU-013). QSL

     via LoTW.

 

GM, Scotland:

     Ian/G3WVG and Nigel will be active from the Shetland Islands

     (EU-012, zone 14, IOSA SH01, SCOTIA SI11, ARLHS SCO-075, WLOTA

     0867) as MZ5A and MZ5B on 160 and 40m respectively. QSL for both

     calls via G3TXF, ClubLog OQRS.

     http://www.g3txf.com/dxtrip/Shetland/MZ.html

 

GU, Guernsey:

     Dick/GU4CHY plans a single-band operation on 20m from Guernsey

     (EU-114, zone 14, WLOTA 0013). QSL via direct.

 

     Bob/GU4YOX will be active on 80m in the contest. QSL via GU4YOX,

     LoTW.

 

HB0, Liechtenstein:

     Simon/DJ4MZ, Matthias/DK4YJ, and Christoph/DK9TN will make the

     Liechtenstein-multiplier available with the call HB0/DK4YJ. QRV

     before also as HB0/homecalls. QSL via h/c (d/B).

 

HI, Dominican Republic:

     Tino/HI3CC, Franky/HI3TT, Mike/HI3MPC, and Alfredo/HI8K will be

     active as HI3CC from the Dominican Republic (NA-096, zone 8, WLOTA

     2974). QSL via W2CCW.

 

HR, Honduras:

     Dan/HR2DMR will be active on all bands in the contest. QSL via

     KD4POJ.

 

HS, Thailand:

     A large international team consisting of K3ZO, E21EIC, LA7JO,

     HS0ZDY, HS0ZDX, G3AB, DL3DXX, HS2JFW, E29BUQ, 9M2PUL, 9M2ZAK,

     YU7EF, K4ZW, HS4RAY, and HS4LKW is going to participate in the

     contest HS0ZAR (HS0ZGD before and after). QSL HS0ZAR via K3ZO,

     HS0ZGD via LA7JO.

 

     Members of the HSDXA team will be active as E2X. QSL via LoTW.

 

I, Italy:

     IY1MR commemorates Marconi's experiments around the Gulf of

     Tigullio, which he conducted between 1931 and 1936. QSL via bureau

     or direct.

 

     Emilio/IZ1GAR will be active in the contest on 80m as IH9R from

     Pantelleria Island (AF-018, zone 33, IIA H001, WLOTA 0041, MIA

     MI-124, WW Loc. JM56xt). QSL via IZ1GAR.

 

J6, Saint Lucia:

     Gary/K9AW will be participating in the contest as J68GD from Saint

     Lucia (NA-108, zone 8, WW Loc. FK94mb) on all bands. QSL via K9AW

     (d), LoTW.

 

J7, Dominica:

     Martti/OH2BH will be active between the 23rd and 28th from Dominica

     (NA-101, zone 8) as J70BH, marking his 70th birthday, which he

     celebrated on Nov. 19 on Antigua (V26BH). We offer our

     congratulations (a bit belatedly) and wish him all the best. QRV on

     80-10m (SSB, CW, digital modes) and during the contest. All QSOs

     count for the birthday award BOTA 70. QSL via OH2BH (d/B).

 

     Walter/HB9MFM will be active as J79WTA from Dominica (NA-101) until

     Feb. 3 next year. QRV on 160-6m (SSB, digital modes), with a focus

     on 60 and 6m. QSL via HB9MFM (d/B).

 

     Seth/SM0XBI stays on Dominica until March 27 in 2017 and operates

     with the call J79XBI on SSB. QSL via SM5DJZ, ClubLog, LoTW.

 

KH0, Mariana Islands:

     Jack/BA5CW, Joerg/DF9LJ, Jussi/OH6RX, Esa/OH7WV, and Harry/WX8C

     will be active as AH0K from the Northern Mariana Islands (OC-086,

     zone 27, USi NI-0035, WLOTA 3108, WW Loc. QK24tx). QSL via OH6GDX.

 

KH6, Hawaii:

     James/N6TJ participates in the contest as KH7M on all bands. QSL

     for USA/Canada via KH6ZM (d), others via I0MWI (d).

 

KP2, Virgin Islands:

     Yurij/N2TTA returns for the contest to the Virgin Islands (NA-106,

     zone 8, WLOTA 2477, USi VI002S) as NP2P. QSL via LoTW.

 

     John/K3CT and John/K3TEJ pay the Virgin Islands a visit from Nov.

     20 until Dec. 18. QRV as KP2/homecalls with a focus on the WARC

     bands and Asia (mainly CW); during the contest as KP2Q. QSL KP2Q

     via K3TEJ.

 

KP4, Puerto Rico:

     Eric/NP3A joins the contest from Puerto Rico (NA-099, zone 8, WLOTA

     2802, USi PR-006S) on all bands. QSL via WD8CW, LoTW.

     http://www.np3a.com/website/

 

     Yuri/VE3DZ will be active between the 23rd and 29th from Puerto

     Rico as VE3DZ/KP4 and NP4DX (or WP3C) in the contest. QSL for

     NP4DX/WP3C via W3HNK.

 

     Thomas/VE3RSA will be active in the contest as KP4/VE3RSA in the

     QRP category. QSL via h/c (d), LoTW.

 

OH, Finland:

     Timo/OH1NOA, Pasi/OH1MM, Timo/OH1TM, Hannu/OH1HS, Jouko/OH1RX,

     Jari/OH1XT, and Jukka/OH2MA will be active together as OH5DX in the

     contest. QSL via LoTW.

 

OH0, Aland Island:

     Tomi/OH6EI is going to operate the contest as OH0Z from Aland

     (EU-002) on all bands. QSL via W0MM (d/B), ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.

 

P4, Aruba:

     Andrew/AE6Y will be active from the contest station P49Y (SA-036).

     QSL via AE6Y, LoTW.

 

     Look for John/W2GD to be active in the contest as P40W on all bands

     from Aruba (SA-036). QRV before the contest also on SSB. QSL via

     N2MM (d), LoTW.

 

     Alex/KU1CW will be active as P40C between the 19th and 28th. QSL

     via LoTW.

 

PJ4, Bonaire:

     Scott/W4PA, Brad/WF7T, and Kirk/K4RO are going to pay Bonaire

     Island (SA-006, zone 9, WLOTA 1279) a visit from the 21st to 30th.

     QRV as PJ4/homecalls and during the contest as PJ4Q. QSL PJ4Q via

     W4PA, LoTW.

 

     John/K4BAI, Jeff/KU8E, Mike/W4EF, and Hans/PJ4LS will be active

     from the PJ4G Radio House between Nov. 20 and 29. QRV with

     PJ4/homecalls and as PJ4A in the contest. QSL PJ4A, /KU8E and

     /K4BAI via K4BAI, /W4EF via W4EF. http://www.pj4g.com/

 

PJ7, St. Maarten:

     Chris/N0UK/G4JEC und YL Holly/K0HAC are going to operate as

     PJ7/G4JEC and PJ7/K0HAC between Nov. 26 and Dec. 3 from Sint

     Maarten (NA-105, zone 8, WW Loc. FK88lb). QRV on 40-10m (CW, SSB).

     QSL via N0UK (d), LoTW. http://www.chris.org/PJ7/

 

PZ, Suriname:

     The VooDoo Contest Group (Ned/AA7A, John/G4IRN, Lee/KY7M,

     Dave/N4QS, and Bud/N7CW) joins the contest as PZ5V. QSL via M0URX.

     http://voodoocontestgroup.com/

 

SU, Egypt:

     Nacho/EA7TN will be active as SU9JG from Egypt. QSL via EA5GL.

 

SV9, Crete:

     Christo/LZ3FN will be active again as SW9AA from Crete (EU-015,

     zone 20, GIOTA KRS-005, WLOTA 1400, MIA MGC-005) in the contest on

     all bands. QSL via LZ1PM (d/B).

     https://sites.google.com/site/cqdelz3fn/

 

T30, Western Kiribati:

     Erratum to DXNL 2014: T30VE's homecall is not JA8VA but JA8VE (op

     Kunio). Consequently, the qsl route for T30VE is via JA8VE.

 

TA, Turkey:

     Members of the LZ DX Club will be active in the contest as TC3A.

     The team consists of LZ1NK, LZ1BP, LZ1CNN, LZ1YQ, LZ2YO, LZ3BB,

     LZ3ND, LZ4AE, TA2TX, and TA3D. QRV around the contest from the 22nd

     to 27th also as TA3/homecalls with a focus on the low bands. QSL

     TC3A via LZ1NK (d).

 

TF, Iceland:

     Jonas/TF3JB will be active in the contest on 80m from Iceland

     (EU-021). QSL via homecall (d/B).

 

     Siggi/TF3CW plans to participate in the contest on 20m. QSL via

     LX1NO.

 

TI, Costa Rica:

     Chris/KL9A will be active in the contest with the call TI5W;

     outside the contest as TI5/KL9A. QSL for TI5W via W4FS, TI5/KL9A

     via AC7DX.

 

     Darrel/AB2E operates holiday-style between the 24th and 29th as

     TI5/AB2E from San Ramon. QSL via AB2E (d).

 

TK, Corsica:

     Ops Branko/S57C, Robert/S53WW, Vinko/S53F, Janko/S57L, Boris/S53CC,

     Simon/S53ZO, Boris/S53BB, Marko/S50P, Goran/S55OO, and Sine/S53RM

     are going to get on the air from Sant Ambroggio (EU-014, zone 15,

     WW Loc. JN42, DIFM TK001, WLOTA 1390, MIA MCO-001) signing

     TK/homecalls and TK0C in the contest. QSL for TK0C via S50C (d/B),

     LoTW, eQSL.

 

V2, Antigua and Barbuda:

     Bud/AA3B operates as V26K between Nov. 22 and 28 from Antigua

     (NA-100) on HF (mostly on CW; RTTY on the 28th). QSL via AA3B

     (d/B), LoTW, ClubLog OQRS.

 

V4, St. Kitts and Nevis:

     Andrew/N2NT is going to put St. Kitts and Nevis (NA-104) on the air

     in the contest as V47T. QSL via W2RQ.

 

V6, Micronesia:

     Sho/JA7HMZ operates as V63DX from Pohnpei Island (OC-010) between

     the 25th and 30th. QRV during the contest on all bands as V6A. QSL

     for both calls via JA7HMZ (d).

 

VE, Canada:

     Jean-Pierre/VA2SF and Jean/VE2VIA will be active from zone 2 in the

     contest as VE2SSS. QSL via VE2TLH (d). http://nordx.net/

 

     Vladimir/VA2AN, Gilles/VA2EW, Vladimir/ VA2TTA, Victor/VA2WA,

     Noel/VE2BR, Malcom/VE2DDZ, and George/VE2NGH are going to operate

     together as VC2T (zone 5). QSL via LoTW.

 

VP5, Turks and Caicos Islands:

     Jim/K4QPL and William/AA4NC will be active from Providenciales

     Island (NA-002, zone 8, WLOTA 2003) between the 21st and 30th. QRV

     as VP5M in the contest, and as VP5/homecalls before and after. QSL

     for VP5M via K4QPL (d), others via their homecalls.

 

VP9, Bermuda:

     George/GM0IIO/KQ8Z operates as VP9/KQ8Z from Bermuda (NA-005)

     between Nov. 23 and 30. During the contest he plans to operate on

     20m as VP9I. QSL for VP9I via WW3S, VP9/KQ8Z via GM0IIO (d).

 

VU, India:

     Special event station AU2JCB marks the birthday of Jagadish Chandra

     Bose (Nov. 30) between Nov. 23 and Dec. 12 on 40, 20, 15, and 10m

     (SSB). QSL via VU2DSI (d).

 

XX, Macao:

     Alberto/VR2XAN/IV3TAN, Andrea/IV3SKB, Stefano/IK2JUB, and

     Luca/IK2PFL will be active as XX9TXN from Macao (AS-075) between

     the 21st to 29th. QRV with a focus on WARC and low bands (mostly

     CW) and during the contest. Each team member may also be active

     with an individual call VR2XAN is XX9TXN, IV3SKB is TKB, IK2JUB is

     TJU, and IK2PFL is TPF. QSL for XX9TXN via VR2XAN (d).

 

YN, Nicaragua:

     Brooke/N2BA operates the contest with the call YN2SX on 20m or all

     bands. QSL via WA3RHW.

 

ZD8, Ascension Island:

     ZD8W will be active from Ascension Island (AF-003, zone 36, WLOTA

     1491) in the contest. Also QRV before and after on 160-6m. QSL via

     W6NV.

 

ZL, New Zealand:

     Gary/ZL2IFB, Mike/ZL2MY, Xenia/ZL4YL, and Holger/ZL3IO are going to

     operate the contest together with the call ZM4T (OC-036). QSL via

     LoTW, ZL3IO (d), ClubLog OQRS. http://www.zm4t.com/

 

ZL7, Chatham Islands:

     Haru/JA1XGI/W1XGI will be active as ZL7/W1XGI from Chatham Islands

     (OC-038, zone 32, WW Loc. AE16rb) between Nov. 24 and Dec. 1,

     including the contest. QSL via JA1XGI (d/B), LoTW, ClubLog OQRS.

     http://island.geocities.jp/chathamholiday/

 

Previously mentioned activities for the CQ WW DX CW Contest:

     5H1WW (DXNL 2015) 5Z4/DJ6TF (DXNL 2014) 5Z4/DL7KL (DXNL 2014) 8Q7SP

     (DXNL 2015) FO/K7AR (DXNL 2015) HR2J (DXNL 2015) VP2EHV (DXNL 2015)

     VP2ESM (DXNL 2015) VP2VI (DXNL 2015) XW0YO (DXNL 2015) ZF2MJ (DXNL

     2015)

 

 

Other stuff:

============

DXCC:

     T31T has been approved for award credit.

 

 

Preview:

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TU, Cote d'Ivoire:

     Bertrand/DF3FS, Norbert/DJ7JC, and Heye/DJ9RR plan a DXpedition as

     TU5MH from Jan. 22 to Feb. 2 next year. QRV on 80-10m (CW, SSB,

     RTTY). QSL via DJ5BWD, ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.

 

 

Abbreviations in this DXNL:

===========================

AB        All Band

ARLHS     Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society

DIE       Diplom Islas de Espana

DIFM      Diplome des Iles de la France Metropolitaine

DIFO      Diplome des Iles Francaises d'Outre Mer

DIP       Diploma das Ilhas Portuguesas

GIOTA     Greek Islands On The Air

HP        High Power

IIA       Italian Island Awards

IOSA      Island of Scotland Award

IOTA      Islands on the Air

LoTW      Logbook of the World

LP        Low Power

M, MO     Multi-OP

MIA       Mediterranean Sea Island Award

OQRS      Online QSL Request System

PIP       Portuguese Islands Plaque

SB        Single Band

SCOTIA    Scottish Island Award

SO        Single-OP

USi       United States Islands Awards

WCA       World Castles Award

WLOTA     World Lighthouse On The Air Award

WRTC      World Radiosport Team Championship

WWFF      World Wide Flora & Fauna

 

 

 

Upcoming Contests:

==================

26./27.11.             CW WW DX CW Contest

 

 

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

====

 

IOTA QRGs

CW:  28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz

SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz

 

 

AF-086; D4, Windward Islands: Raul/EA2SS will be active

     holiday-style between Nov. 19 and 28 from Sal Island as D44TBC on

     30 and 20m. QSL via EA2SS (d/B), eQSL.

 

AS-072; 9M2, Perak State group: A team of 15 Malaysian operators

     activates Laglang Island from the 25th to 27th as 9M4LI on HF (CW,

     SSB). QSL via 9W2NDQ.

 

     EU-125; OZ, Jylland West group: Volker/DJ8VW operates from Roemoe

     (OZFF-0004) between Nov. 26 and Dec. 10 as 5P8VW. QRV on 160-10m

     (SSB, CW, JT65). QSL via DJ8VW (d/B), ClubLog OQRS.

 

 

WWFF Activities

================

 

WWFF QRGs:

CW: 28044 24894 21044 18084 14044 10124 7024 3544 kHz

SSB: 28444 24944 21244 18144 14244 7144 3744 kHz

 

VKFF Activation Weekend 2016:

     The Australian WWFF activation weekend is going to take place on

     Nov. 26 & 27. Last year, the event attracted 77 VKFF parks.

 

 

WCA Activities

===============

 

WCA QRGs:

CW: 28031 24911 21031 18081 14031 10121 7031 3531 kHz

SSB: 28551 24951 21251 18131 14251 7131 3731 kHz

 

DL1ASA's activations:

     Tom/DL1ASA plans to activate the following castles on Nov. 26 as

     DL1ASA/p: DL-01001 - RPB-322 - Burg Munz DL-01006 - RPB-327 -

     Reichsburg Trifels DL-00985 - RPB-306 - Burg Anebos QRV from 10z on

     40 and 20m (SSB). His locations also count for DLFF-0099 and GMA

     DA/RP-508. QSL via DL1ASA (d/B).