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19 August 2023                                            A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1685
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

4W     - Alan, VK1AO  has been active again as  4W/VK1AO  from  Dili,  Timor
         Leste (OC-148) since 15 August,  and expects to remain there  until
         30 August.  He operates mainly FT8  on 40-12 metres.  QSL via LoTW,
         eQSL and Club Log's OQRS.
5X     - Czech DXpedition Group's members  OK1BOA, OK1FCJ and OK6DJ  will be
         active as 5X3K from Uganda between 28 September and 7 October, with
         "full operation"  expected on  1-6 October.  They will operate SSB,
         CW, RTTY and FT8 on 160-10 metres.  QSL via LoTW,  Club Log's OQRS,
         or via OK6DJ. See https://www.cdxp.cz/ for more information.
9M     - Several special event stations located in various  Malaysian states
         and  federal  territories  will celebrate the  66th anniversary  of
         Malaysia's independence (31 August 1957) on  30 August-1 September.
         Active from  West Malaysia  will be 9M66MA, 9M66MB, 9M66MC, 9M66MD,
         9M66MJ, 9M66MK, 9M66MM, 9M66MN, 9M66MP, 9M66MR, 9M66MT and  9M66MW.
         Active  from  East Malaysia  will be  9M66MQ (Sarawak)  and  9M66MS
         (Sabah). QSL via operator's instructions.
E5_nc  - AA7JV, HA5YD, HA7RY and KN4EEI will be active as E51D from  Penhryn
         Atoll,  North Cook Islands [425DXN 1684] from  19 August to 10 Sep-
         tember. They will set up  on the island  using their Radio In a Box
         stations, and will also have  remote operators  from all around the
         the globe, with activity on 160-6 metres CW, SSB and FT8.
ES     - Ed, ES2TT will be active as ES2TT/0 from Hiiumaa Island (EU-034) on
         26-27 August.  He plans to operate SSB and CW from  4-5 lighthouses
         on the island.  QSL via Club Log's OQRS,  or via home call  (direct
         and bureau). [TNX SP5PB]
F      - Special  callsign  TM44CDXC  will be  active from  26 August  to  9
         September  for  the  44th  Convention  of  the  Clipperton  DX Club
         (https://cdxc.org/) to be held on l'Ile d'Oleron on 8-10 September.
         QSL via F5CWU's OQRS (http://www.f5cwu.net/oqrs/).
FH     - The  Radio Club de Provins  (F6KOP)  will be active as  TO8FH  from
         Mayotte  (AF-027)  on  10-22 October.  Plans are  for a large  team
         (F1DHX,  F1ULQ, F2DX,  F4AZF, F4DLM,  F5NTZ, F5UOW,  F8AVK,  F8EFU,
         DL3GA, HB9GWJ and ON7RN) to operate  CW, SSB  and  digital modes on
         160-6 metres as well as via QO-100.  QSL via LoTW, Club Log's OQRS,
         or via F5GSJ. See https://to8fh.wordpress.com  for more information
         as well as https://www.facebook.com/to8fh/ for updates.
GM     - Col, MM0NDX and  Jonathan, MM0OKG will be active as  MS0INT/p  from
         Fair Isle (EU-012)  on  25-28 August.  This will be a  "lightweight
         expedition with 100w radios, vertical antennas and a small beam for
         6m". QSL via LoTW or EB7DX. [TNX DX World]
JW     - Tom, LA6VDA  (OH6VDA)  will be active  again  as  JW6VDA  from  the
         Svalbard Amatorradioklubb  (https://jw5e.com/)  from 30 August to 6
         September. QSL via  LoTW,  eQSL,  Club Log's OQRS or via the bureau
         to LA6VDA.
OJ0    - Henri, OH3JR has been on Market Reef (EU-053) since 11 August,  and
         will remain there for a few more days. Look for him to be active in
         his spare time as OJ0JR until 25 August.  He operates CW,  FT8  and
         some SSB on various bands.  QSL via OH3JR and LoTW, he also uploads
         his log to Club Log.
ON     - Members  of the ONZ Oostkust Radioclub  (ON6HC)  will be active  as
         OP10KF on  1-30 September to celebrate the  10th anniversary  since
         Filip (Philippe),  King of the Belgians,  accessed the throne.  QSL
         via the bureau.
OX     - Joe, OZ0J will be active as OX0J from Maniitsoq Island (NA-220)  on
         15-21 September.  He will be QRV on 80-10 metres  depending on free
         space for antennas.  QSL via Club Log's OQRS (preferred), LoTW,  or
         via home call. See https://ox0j.oz0j.dk/ for more information.
SV     - Christo, LZ3FN and Thomas, SV2CLJ will be active as  SV8/LZ3FN  and
         SV8/SV2CLJ from Skyros Island (EU-060) on 1-7 September.  They will
         operate CW, SSB and digital modes on 80-2 metres. QSL SV8/LZ3FN via
         LZ1PM; QSL SV8/SV2CLJ via Club Log's OQRS, LoTW, or via home call.
SV     - Members of the Cyclades Amateur Radio Association (SZ8ERS)  will be
         active again as  SZ8G  from the  lighthouse on  Gaiduronisi,  Syros
         Island (EU-067) on 19-20 August.  They will operate CW, SSB and FT8
         on 80-10 metres. Paper cards will not be provided, but the log will
         be uploaded to LoTW, Club Log and eQSL. [TNX SZ8ERS]
SV5    - Claudio, HB9OAU will be active as SV5/HB9OAU from Karpathos Island,
         Dodecanese (EU-001)  on  5-21 September.  He will operate SSB,  CW,
         RTTY and FT8 on 80-10 metres. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, or direct to home
T32    - Ken, KH6QJ will be active again as T32AZ  from Kiritimati/Christmas
         Island (OC-024), East Kiribati between  1 September and 17 October.
         QSL via KH6QJ, direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
TI     - Special callsign TI70RC will be active  on 1-30 September  to cele-
         brate the 70th anniversary of the Radio Club de Costa Rica (TI0RC),
         founded on 29 September 1953. QSL via LoTW.
V4     - Once again John, W5JON will be active as V47JA from  St. Kitts (NA-
         104) from 28 August to 12 September. He will operate SSB and FT8 on
         the HF bands and 6 metres.  QSL via LoTW,  or direct only to W5JON.
         [TNX NG3K]
VK9L   - Bob, W7YAQ  and Al, K7AR  will be active as  VK9LAA  from Lord Howe
         Island (OC-004) from 20 September to 4 October,  including an entry
         in the CQ WW RTTY DX Contest  (23-24 September).  They will run two
         stations on  160-6 metres.  QSL via Club Log's OQRS,  LoTW,  or via
         W7YAQ. [TNX DX World]
W      - Members of the Old Barney Amateur Radio Club will be active as N2OB
         from  'Old Barney',  the Barnegat Lighthouse  on  Long Beach Island
         (NA-111) on 19 August (13-21 UTC).  Look for activity on 40 and 20m
         SSB and FT8. QSL via N2OO (https://www.oqrs.net/n2oo/).

PACIFIC TRIP ---> Uli, DL2AH is going to be active again from the Pacific:
31 August-14 September   KH0/DL2AH   Rota, Mariana Islands (OC-086)
16-30 September          KH2/DL2AH   Guam (OC-026)
3-15 October             V7...       Majuro (OC-029), Marshall Islands
18-30 October            V63AH       Kosrae (OC-059), Micronesia
He will operate SSB and FT8 on 80-6 metres. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, or direct to

                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

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WW DIGI DX CONTEST ---> The fourth edition of the World Wide Digi DX Contest
("WW Digi") will take place on  26-27 August  (from 12:00 UTC to 11:59 UTC).
The objective is for amateurs around the world to contact as many other ama-
teurs in  as many Maidenhead Grid Fields as possible using  the  FT4 and FT8
modes on  160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10m. See https://ww-digi.com/ for complete
information. WW Digi is a collaboration between the  World Wide Radio Opera-
tors Foundation (WWROF) and the Slovenia Contest Club (SCC).

+ SILENT KEY + Enrique Garcia Munive, XE2AA passed away on 14 August. He was
a keen IOTA activator with  several operations under his belt  over the past
twenty years or so.  His most recent efforts were as  XF1S (NA-167, December
2022) and the March-April 2023 tour as  XF2C (NA-135),  XF3O (NA-090),  XF3M
(NA-045) and XF3H (NA-045).


QSLs received direct  or  through managers: 3B8CW, 4L8A, 4W1A, 9N7AA, C6AZM,


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