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5 August 2023                                             A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1683
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                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

F      - A German team  (DJ5KX, DJ8EI, DK5OPA, DL1DCT, DL5KA and DL8KR) will
         be active again as  TM0BSM  from the lighthouse  at  Berck-sur-Mer,
         France on 16-21 August. They will operate CW, SSB and digital modes
         on the HF bands and the QO-100 satellite. QSL via LoTW; paper cards
         will not be available. [TNX DJ5KX]
FO     - Eric, F4FJH is active as  FO/F4FJH from  French Polynesia  until 24
         August. He will be QRV from Tahiti (OC-046) on 1-9 August and again
         On  22-24 August,  and  from Moorea  (OC-046)  on 9-22 August.  QSL
         direct to home call.
FO     - Yann, F1SMB will be active again as FO/F1SMB from  French Polynesia
         between 13 August and 5 September. His main QTH will be Tahiti (OC-
         046),  with  side trips  to Moorea (OC-046, 15-17 August) Bora Bora
         (OC-067, 20-23 August) and Fakarava (OC-066, 25-28 August). He will
         operate  SSB and FT8  on 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres.  QSL  via  F1SMB
         (direct or bureau), LoTW, eQSL.
HA     - HG23YOTA is the  special callsign to be used by the participants in
         the YOTA Summer Camp 2023 hosted by the Hungarian Radio Amateur So-
         ciety (MRASZ) on 5-12 August: https://www.ham-yota.com/yota-ha-2023
HL     - Celebrating the  78th anniversary  of the liberation of  Korea  (15
         August 1945), members of the Korean Amateur Radio League's Chungbuk
         HQ will be active as  HL78V on  1-31 August.  QSL via 6K0MF (bureau
I      - Members of ARI Ancona will be active as  IY6GM  from the old light-
         house on Monte dei Cappuccini on 5 August.  This is the place where
         in  August  1904  Guglielmo  Marconi  experimented  with  receiving
         signals from Poldhu. QSL via IK6VXO.
LA     - Chris, OE6CUD  plans  to visit  the  Lofoten Islands (EU-076),  the
         Vesteralen Islands (EU-033) and Senja Island (EU-046) while touring
         Norway by car between around 15 August and late October. He will be
         QRV as LA/OE6CUD,  and will operate  mainly CW  on the HF bands; he
         might also give QO-100 a try. QSL via Home call (direct or bureau),
         LoTW, eQSL.
ON     - Members of  Radio Amateurclub Diest  (ON4DST)  will operate special
         event station ON38IOF on 12-13 August from the premises of the 38th
         International Oldtimer Fly & Drive In organized by Diest Aero Club.
         QSL via ON7QC.
OX     - Bo, OZ1DJJ  will be active  again  as  OX3LX  from  Tasiilaq  (grid
         HP15eo) on Ammassalik Island (NA-151) on 4-15 August. He will focus
         on the QO-100 satellite, 6 and 4 metres, but he will also be QRV on
         the HF bands. He will then go to Ittoqqortoormiit (grid HQ90al), on
         the  main island of Greenland.  QSL via LoTW,  Club Log's OQRS,  or
         direct to OZ0J.
         Also active from Tasiilaq will be Emil, DL8JJ as OX/DL8JJ on  11-14
         August.  In his  spare  time  he will operate  CW only  (10  watts,
         battery powered).
OZ     - Andres, DG3AZ will be active as 5P6AZ  from Romo Island (EU-125) on
         7-11 August.  He will operate SSB on 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres.  QSL
         via DG3AZ.
SP     - SP88YL  is the  special callsign for a  multi-national group  of YL
         operators to be active from Checiny on 6-12 August,  including some
         SOTA and WWFF  activities.  See  https://www.qrz.com/db/SP88YL  for
         more information.
T2     - The Rebel DX Group (https://www.facebook.com/rebeldxgroup)  will be
         active as T22T from Tuvalu (OC-015) in  "mid September for about 20
         days".  Plans are to have up to  nine stations  QRV on 160-6 metres
         mainly FT8 and CW. QSL via Club Log's OQRS.
T8     - Yas, JA6UBY  and  Hide, JH6JWE will be active as  T88RR  and T88HV,
         respectively,  from  Koror  (OC-009), Palau  from  29 August  to  4
         September.  Look for activity on various bands and modes (SSB, FT8,
         FT4, FM).  QSL T88RR via LoTW, eQSL or direct to JA6UBY;  QSL T88HV
         via Club Log's OQRS, LoTW, eQSL,  or via JH6JWE (direct or bureau).
         [TNX NG3K]
TF     - Lau, PF3X will be active as TF/PF3X while touring Iceland  on 11-25
         August. He will operate SSB and digital modes on the HF bands and 6
         metres.  See https://www.qrz.com/db/TF/PF3X for his planned itiner-
         ary. Before that, he will be QRV as OY/PF3X from the  Faroe Islands
         (EU-018) on  7-9 August.  QSL via LoTW and eQSL,  or direct only to
         home call.
V4     - Once again Gary, G0FWX will be active holiday style as V47FWX  from
         St. Kitts (NA-104) on  12-26 August.  He will operate SSB.  QSL via
         M0URX's OQRS.
W      - The Old Barney Amateur Radio Club will be active as  W2T  from  the
         Tucker's Island Lighthouse in the Tuckerton Seaport  (mainland  New
         Jersey) on 5 August, from about 13 UTC to 20 UTC. They will operate
         mainly SSB on 20 and/or 15 metres. QSL VIA N2OO.
XE     - Once again special callsign 4A2MAX will be activated on 1-31 August
         in remembrance of  St. Maximilian Maria Kolbe.  Activity will be on
         various bands SSB, CW and digital modes. Born in 1894, Father Kolbe
         (SP3RN) was killed on  14 August 1941  at Auschwitz.  QSL via LoTW,
         eQSL, Club Log's OQRS, or direct to XE2N (N5MEX).  More information
         can be found on https://www.qrz.com/db/4a2max.

CARIBBEAN TOUR ---> Burt, FG8OJ will be active as FJ/FG8OJ from St Barthele-
my (6-8 August), PJ6/FG8OJ from Saba (8-11 August) and FS/FG8OJ from St Mar-
tin (11-16 August).  When not operating via satellite, he will be QRV on  10
and/or 6 metres. [TNX The Daily DX]

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

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1A0C ---> The  recent operation  from the  Sovereign Military Order of Malta
logged 79,959 QSOs with 20,608 unique callsigns  between 26 July (10.24 UTC)
and 2 August (07.15 UTC).  Detailed statistics  and  logsearch  can be found
here: http://www.1a0c.com/online-log/

CB0ZA ---> A  multi-national team will be active as CB0ZA from  Cerro Centi-
nela, within the Juan Fernandez National Park on Robinson Crusoe Island (SA-
005), on 13-20 February 2024 [425DXN 1675 and 1677].  They have selected the
antennas and equipment  "taking into account the place  and  space restrict-
tions". Plans are to have four stations on SSB, CW and RTTY;  plus a station
for FT8 and another for VHF. See the details on https://cb0za.com/press/.

T2C ---> The  band plan  for the  10-30 October  German DXpedition to Tuvalu
[425DXN 1679]  can  be  found on https://t2c.mydx.de/?Operating_frequencies.
As for FT8, T2C will use MSHV multi-stream (i.e. they will not use the Fox &
Hound mode).  Six  team members  will fly back home on 24 October, while the
remaining six operators will stay  until 30 October.  In the last week, they
will only be QRV on 40 metres and higher.  T2C will also participate  in the
CQ WW DX SSB contest.

W8S ---> The band plan  for the  4-17 October  DXpedition  to  Swains Island
[425DXN 1672 and 1676] can be found here:


QSLs received direct or through managers: 3D2AG, 3D2AG/p, 3X1A, 4D3X, 4K6FO,
5X2I, 9G1SD, A61Q, A62A, A71/RN1B, A71AE, E51JD, EI0HQ, FR4OO,  GB23C, HI3H,
J8NY,  KP2BH, MM0UKI (EU-189),  OD5ET, PJ4RF, PY9MP,  V85A, V85AHV,  VK8NSB,


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