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3 July 2021                                               A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1574

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                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
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                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

4X     - Team 4X100AI will participate in the IOTA Contest (24-25 July) from
         the Achziv Islands (AS-100).  Outside the contest  they will be QRV
         on FT8 and QO-100 satellite. QSL via LoTW, or direct to 4X6ZM. [TNX
         The Daily DX]
C6     - The 14-21 July  C6AHA  operation from  the  Bimini Islands (NA-048)
         [425DXN 1569] has been postponed until sometime in October.
HL     - DS3BBC and others  will be active as  D70EXPO  from  Pukkyongnyolbi
         Island (AS-080) on 22-25 July. They will be QRV on 80-6 metres, and
         will participate in the IOTA Contest.  QSL via LoTW, or via DS3BBC;
         the log will be uploaded to Club Log.
JA     - Ichy, JH7IPR  will be active from Tokunoshima,  Amami Islands  (AS-
         023) from around 5 UTC on 2 July  until around 5 UTC on 7 July.  He
         will be QRV on 80-6 metres as either  JH7IPR/6 (CW, RTTY, SSB)  and
         JH7IPR/p (other digital modes such  as FT4 and FT8).  The logs will
         be uploaded to Club Log.  Ichy's latest  IOTA operations were  from
         the  Koshikijima Islands (AS-037) in April,  Yakushima and  Tanega-
         shima (AS-032) in May, Iki and Tsushima (AS-036) in June.
JA     - The following HQ stations representing JARL  will  be  active  from
         various regions of Japan for the IARU HF World Championship:
         Band/mode  Call    Location
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         80m  CW    8N9HQ   Nanto-shi, Toyama
         40m  CW    8N2HQ   Okazaki-shi, Aichi
         40m  SSB   8N8HQ   Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
         20m  CW    8N3HQ   Miki-shi, Hyogo
         20m  SSB   8N3HQ   Maibara-shi, Shiga
         15m  CW    8N6HQ   Aso-gun, Kumamoto
         15m  SSB   8N9HQ   Nanto-shi, Toyama
         10m  SSB   8N8HQ   Ishikari-gun, Hokkaido
         All QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the JARL QSL bureau.
P4     - John, W2GD will be active again as P44W from  Aruba (SA-036) on  6-
         13 July.  He will operate  mainly CW  with a focus on the  IARU  HF
         World Championship. QSL via LoTW, or direct to N2MM. [TNX The Daily
         DX]
SP     - Special callsign SN88LOT will be active from 1 July to 31 August to
         commemorate the 88h anniversary of the ill fated flight of Lithuan-
         ian pilots Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas. On 15 July 1933 they
         attempted a nonstop flight from New York City to Kaunas  in a small
         airplane named "Lituanica". After crossing the Atlantic Ocean, they
         crashed  on 17 July  when thy were only  650km short of their final
         destination. QSL via SP1PMY.
UA     - Oleg UA1O (ZS1ANF), Alexei RN1ON,  Yuri UA1OC and Alex UA1OJL  will
         be active as RI1OZ from Zhizhginskiy Island (EU-153) on  4-10 July.
         They will operate CW, SSB and FT8/FT4 on 80-10 metres. QSL via Club
         Log's OQRS, or via RN1ON. They also plan to be QRV from a couple of
         other nearby islands and/or lighthouses as RK1O/p  (QSL via RN1ON).
         [TNX RN1ON]
UA0    - A  team of six  (R9YU, RA3DS, RA9Y, RN5A, RX3AMI and UA3A)  will be
         active as RI0FM from  Moneron Island (AS-149) on  15-31 July,  IOTA
         Contest included.  Plans are to operate CW, SSB and FT8  on various
         bands with two stations.  QSL via UA3A.  See  https://ri0fm.ru  for
         more information.

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                         ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
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                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

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JW0W ---> The team  is  now complete,  and includes  six operators:  EA3HSO,
LB1QI, LA5GI, LA7GIA, LA7THA and LA8OM.  They are expected to be active from
Prins Karls Forland (EU-063), Svalbard on  21-26 July.  QSL via M0OXO's OQRS
and LoTW.  PayPal donations to help offset some of the costs are  gratefully
accepted, see http://jw0w.no/ for more information.

KIRIBATI: UPCOMING CHARTER SERVICE ---> "Chuck, T32NCC is working to acquire
a 65 ft power boat  capable  to allow him  to offer charters to  any  of the
islands of Kiribati, including all of the Southern Line, Pheonix and Banaba.
His goal  is  to offer  transportation services  to local scientists,  radio
amateur expeditions,  sport fishing  and  diving enthusiasts  starting early
2022. The boat will be able to accommodate up to 12 passengers and cargo, in
addition to the crew, at an average cruising speed of 15-20 knots under 2.5m
ocean swell.  Chuck will be able  to charter from  international airports in
Kiribati and Samoa, and will provide hospitality support ashore".  Chuck can
be contacted at line.islands[@]gmail.com. [TNX VE3LYC]

QSL 9V1VV ---> with immediate effect, Phil, G3SWH is the new QSL manager for
John, 9V1VV. All available logs have been uploaded to LoTW and Club Log, and
there are also log search and  OQRS facilities on https://www.g3swh.org.uk/.
"As John is not  a member of the RSGB, paper QSLs for  this station are only
available direct with adequate return postage". [TNX G3SWH]

QSL GALLERY ---> The large collection of QSL cards  on  Les  Nouvelles  DX's
website has been updated.  Sixteen different galleries include  19,135 cards
for the  ten Most  Wanted  DXCC  Entities  (2011-20), the  62  deleted  DXCC
Entities, obsolete prefixes,  stations  from  Maghreb  from  1945  to  1962,
Allied Forces stations in Germany (1945-80), special stations  commemorating
ITU and IARU, stations using the United Nations prefix (4U), Antarctic bases
and TAAF (Terres  Australes and Antarctiques Francaises), the various French
DXCC island Entities in the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean and the Americas
(from 1945 to 1969), pre-1945  countries, French Departments and CONUS, plus
a gallery for cards not accepted  by DXCC. Your participation is encouraged:
http://www.lesnouvellesdx.fr/galerieqsl.php. [TNX F6AJA].

THE SLOW MORSE CLUB ---> Special callsigns  EI1SMC (operated by John, EI3HQB
and Keith, EI5KJ),  GB1SMC (operated by Ray, G0OKR) and  TM1SMC (operated by
Jeff, F4IIQ) will be used on 17-25 July  to celebrate the  first anniversary
of The Slow Morse Club. QSLs via F4IIQ.  SMC is a Facebook group with around
1800 members worldwide. "Our informal group encourages new operators, begin-
ners, returnees and  SWLs to join us,  also those of us who enjoy code  at a
more relaxing pace.  Usually there is a slow Morse session  every weekend on
3.552 MHz" (https://www.facebook.com/groups/3231315733622032/).

+ SILENT KEY + Faisal Al-Ajmi, 9K2RR passed away on 2 July "following a pro-
longed period of  hospitalisation  with COVID".  He had been  "IARU Region 1
Vice President since the  2014 General Conference  and was an energetic  and
active supporter of amateur radio in the  Arab world  and  globally.  He was
also an accomplished and  successful contester.  He represented IARU  in the
Arab  Spectrum Management Group meetings  and  had attended  ITU World Radio
Conferences on behalf of IARU". [TNX IARU Region 1]

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                         ******* QSL  ROUTES *******
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                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

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CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
===================================================================
3B8BAP      N4GNR       EM44L       UT5LU       PD375OO     PD4L
3B8CW       N4GNR       EM9WFF      EA5EL       R100KOMI    R1II
4J7FM       DC9RI       EO30W       UR5WHQ      R24NEW      UA6MF
5Z4VJ       M0URX       EP2HAM      M0OXO       S5030A      S50A
7D9BA       EA7FTR      EX44WFF     EX8AY       S5030XX     S50XX
9J2BO       EA5GL       GS5DX/p     EB7DX       S5130RU     S51RU
9J2BS       EA5GL       HF100HCH    SP9ZHC      S5130Z      S51Z
9V1VV       G3SWH       HF35BLP     SP7MJX      S5230F      S52F
A71AM       M0OXO       HF77AK      SP8MMW      S5230WW     S52WW
A91PSD      EC6DX       HP2DFA      EC6DX       S5330X      S53X
AM1ASX      EA1IQM      HZ1TT       A61BK       S5430G      S54G
CE2SV       N7RO        IB1DCI      IK1GPG      S5430X      S54X
CN8PG       EA7FTR      II0LXXV     IQ0RM       S5530G      S55G
CO2YQ       EC6DX       II4DXS      IQ4FE       S5530X      S55X
CO3DK       EA7FTR      II9MMI      IT9GHW      S5730ZT     S57ZT
CO6XE       EA7FTR      J73ESL      EA5GL       S5930AA     S59AA
CO7CD       IK2DUW      J79WTA      HB9MFM      SN70KAB     SP5KAB
CQ750RSI    CT7AQD      JW7QIA      LA7QIA      SN88LOT     SP1PMY
CX3AT       EA5GL       KL7RRC      N7RO        SP1980LS    SP8CHI
CX5A        CX2ABC      KL7SB       N4GNR       SP64GBC     SP2TMT
CX5UA       IK2DUW      KP2BH       EB7DX       SQ1980LL    SP0PGA
DF0GDX      DL6DH       KP4HF       EB7DX       TI5/N3KS    M0URX
DL25GDXF    DL6DH       L21RCA      LU4AA       TM108TDF    F8GGZ
DQ60ANT     DL1RUN      LZ950TM     LZ1KCP      TM13COL     F5OGL
DU3LA       W3HNK       NL0H        M0OXO       TM17JM      F1OOG
DV3CEP      EB7DX       NP3XF       EA5GL       TM1CY       F5PBL
EA6/EI6DX   RA3R        OD5ET       EB7DX       TM53TDF     F6AEW
ED3M        EA3RCV      OD5KU       EB7DX       TM66TDF     F6KBR
ED7N        EA7KHB      OD5PY       KU9C        TM84MV      F5KPO
ED8S        EA8DFB      OD5VB       EA5GL       TM84TDF     F5KPO
EE7P        EA7ATX      OD5ZZ       N4GNR       UE90AS      RZ9UF
EF0F        EA4URE      OJ0JR       OH3JR       VP8ZMS      M0ZMS
EF5U        EA5U        OK8CX/P     DL7CX       YB5QZ       W3HNK
EF8K        EA8DET      OL4AKAT     OK1MLP      YJ8RN       NZ4DX
EG4RCH      EA4RCH      OL70DG      OK1DG       YS1RR       DJ9ZB
EG5HSJ      EA5RKB      OZ4SOP      OZ4CG       ZL7DX       M0OXO
EG7FCJ      EA7FC       PA375YN     PA7ML       ZL7STU      M0OXO
EG8VCAN     EA8URA      PC375BR     PC2LR       ZP5DNB      IK2DUW

7I1S     Kutasi Gabor, Siofok, Koch R. utca 10/A I/4, 8600, Hungary
AO3MWC   Federacion Digital EA, Apartado Postal 3050, 08200 Sabadell
         (Barcelona), Spain
CX6VM    Jorge Diez Furest, Remigio Castellanos 474, 37000 - Melo,
         Cerro Largo, Uruguay
DL0SOP   Georg Tretow, Postfach 1114, 23931 Grevesmuehlen, Germany
ED1R     Jesus Maria Gimare Marquez, C/ Jacinto del Barrio 2,
         05358 Papatrigo (Avila), Spain
ED7O     Pedro L. Alvarez, Apartado Postal 306, 23700 Linares (Jaen), Spain
EE5T     Santiago de La Fuente, Miguel Hernandez 37 Pta. 6, 46970 Alacuas
         (Valencia), Spain
FR8TZ    Fabrice Brassier, 10 rue de Chanlat, 63190 Moissat, France
FR8UA    Fabrice Brassier, 10 rue de Chanlat, 63190 Moissat, France
G3SWH    Phil Whitchurch, 21 Dickensons Grove, Congresbury, Bristol,
         BS49 5HQ, United Kingdom
GB13COL  Raymond McAleer, 44 Harvey Avenue, Durham, DH1 5ZG, United Kingdom
J20EE    Stephane Van Langhenhoven, 24 bis rue de Anter Hent,
         29830 Ploudalmezeau, France
KL7FBI   Fred R. Anderson, 918 Abeto St NE, Palm Bay FL 32905, USA
OJ0MR    Pertti Turunen, Kolunkulma 157, FI-17130 Vesivehmaa, Finland
PT88CDC  ARCCO, Caixa postal 62, Coceicao do Coite - BA, 48730-970, Brazil
VP8HDM   Bob McLeod, 75 Davis Street, Stanley, FIQQ 1ZZ, Falkland Islands

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