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DXNL 1993 - June 15, 2016
a free and weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF contesting"
Editor: Klaus Poels, DL7UXG
translation by: Oliver Bock, DJ9AO
Robert/M0RCX will be back on Mauritius Island (AF-049, WLOTA 0595,
WW Loc. LG89rt) between June 15 and July 14. QRV as 3B8/M0RCX on HF
and 6m (SSB and digital modes). QSL via EB7DX, LoTW, eQSL.
The special event stations 4JF1BAKU, 4JF1EU, and 4KF1BAKU all
operate around the first Formula 1 Grand Prix in Baku between the
17th and 19th. QSL for 4JF1BAKU via 4J4K, 4JF1EU via 4J3DJ (d),
LoTW; 4KF1BAKU via 4J6RO.
Tom/KC0W begins to operate as 5W0COW on the 15th. QSL via KC0W (d).
Nobuaki/JA0JHQ is going to put Nepal on the air from Kathmandu
between June 16 and 20 (including the All Asian DX CW Contest). QRV
on 40-6m on CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via JA0JHQ (d/B), LoTW.
C5, The Gambia:
Koji/JM1CAX is currently operating as C5NX during his spare time
until June 18 on 20, 17, 15, 12, and 10m on CW. Send your QSL via
JM1CAX (d/B), LoTW, eQSL.
DR777RI (special DOK 777RI), marking the 777th anniversary of the
town Rinteln, remains active until the end of the year. QSL via
DA200FGK draws attention to the 200th birthday of Friedrich Gottlob
Keller, who invented the wood pulp process, still in use today in
papermaking. QRV until the end of the month, handing out the
special DOK 200FGK. QSL via bureau.
Vitaly/F4WBU is going to bring the special calls TM15CEF (June
10-22) and TM15F (June 25-July 3, July 5-10) on the air during the
European Football Championship. QRV mostly on 40 and 20m (SSB). QSL
for both calls via F4WBU.
FJ, Saint Barthelemy:
Dave/W9DR and Tom/W9AEB will be active from St. Barthelemy (NA-146,
DIFO FJ-001, WLOTA 0377) between the 17th and 29th, signing
FJ/homecalls. Tom is expected on 40-10m (CW, SSB), and Dave on 6m
(50.115, beacon on 50.1157). QSL via homecalls.
GB2NWA and GB100NWA are both operating on the weekends of June
18/19 and 25/26 for an International Museum event and the
Air-Britain Fly-In. QSL for both calls via G0TOC (d/B).
On June 18/19, the International Museum Weekend, GB2NCM will be
active from the National Coalmining Museum (WAB SE21), and GB2CM
from Crossness Museum. QSL for GB2NCM via bureau, M0RBG (d); GB2CM
via G4DFI (d/B).
GB2DRC, a special event station, is currently active until June 30
from Dunrobin Castle (WAB NC80), QSL via GS0IYP.
HI, Dominican Republic:
The Radio Club Dominicano celebrates its 90th anniversary with the
call HI8RCD on 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10m until July 12.
J6, St. Lucia:
Bill/K9HZ is currently active as J68HZ from Saint Lucia Island
(NA-108) on 160-2m (CW, SSB, RTTY) until June 19. QSL via K9HZ (d),
LoTW, eQSL, Clublog.
Bill/KG4ZXN will be operating as J6/KG4ZXN for a week from June 20
on from Gros Islat. QRV on 40-6m, mostly during the morning hours;
a short trip to Martinique is also possible. QSL via KG4ZXN (d),
Operators from 4 countries (France, Germany, The Netherlands,
Luxembourg) will be operating the special event station LX8SAR
during the SAARLORLUX friendship meeting from June 17 to 19. QSL
OE2016EURO operates around the European Football Championship until
July 10. QSL via bureau.
Naoyuki/JK1FNL plans to get active from Greenland (NA-018) between
the 19th and 24th as OX/NA8O on 40-10m. QSL via JK1FNL (d/B).
The Amateur Radio Satellite Community celebrates its first
"birthday" on the air with the calls ZV8SAT, ZX9SAT, ZV1SAT, and
ZV2SAT until the end of the month. QRV on Sats; QSL for all calls
via PT9BM (B), LoTW. http://www.arsatc.org/home.html
Katsu/JE6DND puts Koror Island (OC-009, WW Loc. PJ77fi) on the air
from June 18 to 21 with the call T88HK. QRV on 160-6m on CW, SSB,
digital modes. QSL via JE6DND (d).
R15EURO operates in the context of the Football Championship until
July 10. QSL via RQ7L.
The following special event stations are celebrating the 80th
anniversary of the Jaroslavl region between June 12 and August 31:
R80YRG, R80RYG, R80PEG, R80BSR, R80BGR, R80BRR, R80GYR, R80DAR,
R80LRR, R80MYR, R80NKR, R80NER, R80PER, R80PMR, R80POR, R80ROR,
R80RYR, R80TRR, R80UGR, and R80YRR. An award for this event is also
available. QSL via RC3M. http://www.ro3m.ru/
Gerben/PG5M is going to activate Macao from the Grand Coloane
Resort (AS-075) between the 20th and 27th as XX9TGM. QRV on HF, CW
only. QSL via PG5M (OQRS), ClubLog. http://dx.to/
Kids Day 2016:
June 18 sees one of this year's Kids Days. The event, brought into
life by the ARRL, aims to acquaint youngsters with our hobby. For
details see: http://www.arrl.org/kids-day
QSL cards at the HAM Radio:
The Swiss DX Foundation will make QSL cards for 4U0ITU (2015)
4U1ITU, 4U150ITU (2015), 4U1UN, 4U70UN, HB14SAF, HB9SOLAR, and
HB9SPACE available at this year's Ham Radio. (Herbert, HB9BOU)
Japan International DX Meeting:
The Japan International DX Meeting is going to take place in Tokyo
on August 20. There will be, among others, presentations on
VP8STI/SGI by N6PSE and K3LP, and by F6BEE on FT4JA. G7VJR is going
to present on the Integration of Information Technology and Amateur
Radio. See: http://www.jidxm.jp/e/index.html
Ralph/K0IR, Bob/K4UEE, and Erling/LA6VM have quietly worked on a
project that is designed to bring them to Bouvet at the end of 2017
/ beginning of 2018. They have put together a team, and developed a
financing plan. A website will be up eventually with further
information and details on how to support this effort.
Abbreviations in this DXNL:
ARLHS Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
COTA Castles on the Air
DDFM Diplome des Departements Francais de la Metropole
DFCF Diplome des Forts et Chateaux de France
DIFM Diplome des Iles de la France Metropolitaine
DIFO Diplome des Iles Francaises d'Outre Mer
GIOTA Greek Islands On The Air
IOTA Islands on the Air
LoTW Logbook of the World
MIA Mediterranean Sea Island Award
OQRS Online QSL Request System
SOTA Summits on the Air
WAB Worked All Britain
WCA World Castles Award
WLOTA World Lighthouse On The Air Award
WRTC World Radiosport Team Championship
WWFF World Wide Flora & Fauna
18./19.06. JARL AA DX Contest
18./19.06. Ukrainian Classic RTTY Cont.
18.06. FIRAC VHF-Contest
18.06. AGCW-DL VHF/UHF Contest
18./19.06. Stew Perry Topband Challenge
18./19.06. West Virginia QSO Party
IOTA Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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: Wolfgang/ DK1HW will be active
holiday-style from Mushimasgali Island (WW Loc. MJ63) between the
20th and 28th as 8Q7HW. QRV on HF (CW, SSB, PSK31). QSL via DK1HW
EU-014, TK, Corsica Island: Chris/F5OHM spends his holiday on
Corsica from the 19th to 24th. QRV as TK/F5OHM from Vico (DDFM 2A,
DIFM TK-001, WLOTA 1390, MIA MCO-001 WW Loc. JN42jd) on 40-10m on
SSB and CW. QSL via F5OHM.
EU-052; SV, Ioeiros/ Dytiki Ellas Region group: Dave/GM0LVI
operates from Zakynthos Island (GIOTA INS-015, WLOTA 0209, MIA
MG-138) between June 17 and July 6 signing SV8/GM0LVI/p with a 10W
rig and a vertical antenna. QSL via h/c (d/B).
EU-076; LA, Lofoten Islands: Martin/DL5RMH will be holidaying there
from the 15th to 25th, operating as LA/DL5RMH on HF (SSB and CW).
QSL via h/c (d/B), LoTW.
EU-076; LA, Lofoten Islands: Ad/PB3A pays Lofoten a visit from June
18 to 25. QRV as LA/PB3A/p on 80-10m (SSB, CW). He hopes to
activate one or more SOTA references as well. QSL via PB3A (d/B).
OC-208, YB8, Banggai Islands: A large team of Indonesian hams is
going to activate Banggai Islands between the 15th and 20th as YB8O
on 40-10m (SSB, CW, RTTY). They will first be active from Labobo
Island (June 15-17), then from Bangkalen Island (18-20). Operators
are Syafyudin/YB8OUN, Din/YB8RW, Jimmy/YB8OFU, Budi/YC8OBM,
Basri/YB8PTZ, Haris/YB8NHX, Junias/ YF8NYH, Freeke/YC8NFK, Rachman/
YC8PZQ, Sudirman/YC8NHN, Hashim/ YC8NRF, Usman/YC8ONC,
Ilham/YD8POH, Zulkarnain/YD8MGN, and Kasrim/YD8MKA. QSL via YB8RW.
CW: 28044 24894 21044 18084 14044 10124 7024 3544 kHz
SSB: 28444 24944 21244 18144 14244 7144 3744 kHz
JA7GAX: Nag/JA7GAX plans to activate some of the 13 yet unactivated
JAFF-references on Hokkaido during a tour lasting several weeks
(starting on June 13). QSL via JA7GAX.
Nenad/YU2M takes over temporarily as 4OFF-coordinator, and
Vlado/Z35M will be the new coordinator in Macedonia. Both aim to
further develop the WWFF-programme in their respective regions.
CW: 28031 24911 21031 18081 14031 10121 7031 3531 kHz
SSB: 28551 24951 21251 18131 14251 7131 3731 kHz
World Castles Weekend 2016:
The 2016 World Castles Weekend takes place on June 18/19. On both
days, amateur radio operators will be active from relevant sites.
For a list of stations see: http://wcagroup.org/?page_id=4571
Chateau D'Angoute & Chateau de La Folie Desmare:
Patrick/F4GFE activates Chateau D'Angoute (WCA F-05471, DFCF
17-078) /p, and Franck/F4DTO gets on the air from Chateau de La
Folie Desmare (WCA F-06028, DFCF 92-031). QSL via homecalls (d/B).
Copsa Mica Fortified Church - YO-01059:
Vasile/YO6EX puts Copsa Mica Fortified Church (WCA YO-01059, RFA
SB-F105) on the air for the castle weekend. QRV as YO6EX/p, mostly
on CW. QSL via YO6EX (d/B).
Ruine Massenburg- OE-01010:
Alex/OE6FTE activates this castle ruin (WCA OE-01010, COTA-OE
OE-61010) on the weekend. QSL via OE6FTE (d/B).
Castle of Mytilene SV-00042:
The radio club of Lesbos Island joins the castle weekend as SZ8LES
from Mytilene (EU-049, SV-00042). QSL via direct, eQSL.
Burg Mylau - DL-01267:
Karl/DL1JKK is going to activate Mylau castle (WCA DL-01267,
COTA-DL SAX-161). QSL via bureau or direct.
Petrus & Namasija Castle:
Vojkan/YU2TT plans to put Petrus Castle (WCA YU-00031) and Namasija
Castle (WCA YU-00045) on the air on the 18th as YU2TT/p on 40, 20,
and 10m. QSL via YU2TT (B).
Bydlin Castle - SP-00829:
A team of operators will be active from Bydlin Castle (WCA
SP-00829, ZWP MOZ01, SPFF-0093) as SP9YFF/p. QSL via SP9WAN (d),