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compiled by Wolfgang Büschel, Germany



ALGERIA/IRELAND   252 LW. TDA/RTA Tipaza Algerien sendet mal wieder auf
252 kHz seinen 1 kHz Testton. Auf Dauer ein etwas eintoeniges Programm ...
Stoert den Iren ziemlich kraeftig. Wenn man beim Perseus im
Sekundaerfenster den Vorhang zur Seite zieht, so dass einer der 1 kHz-
Peaks ausserhalb der Durchlasskurve liegt und dann dem anderen mit dem
Notch auf den Kopp haut, ist allerdings Ruhe im Karton.
(Martin Elbe-D  DD9MW, <http://home.wolfsburg.de/elbe/>  A-DX   Jan 28)

Ich habe den Eindruck, dass TransRadio Berlin mit wenig Fach-Personal die
Renovierung des algerischen LW und 2xMW Anlagen angeht, und das Ganze sich
sehr lange hinzieht, und das lokale TDA Engineering kann da auch nicht
helfen.

LW ist still gelegt seit Mitte Maerz 2014, erste 1000 Hertz Tests waren
dann wieder in Mitte Oktober 2014, und auch wieder am 18 Dec 2014. Das
Buero in Berlin hat verneint, dass sie mir ueber die Feiertage auf meine
Anfrage betreffs dem Renovierungsfortschritt antworten koennten. Inwieweit
auch die Masten durch die Ampegon Firma aus Schifferstadt zu renovieren
sind, ist auch nicht beantwortet worden.

Mal sehen bis die LW 252 kHz, und die Erneuerung der zwei
Mittelwellenanlagen 576 kHz in Bechar und 891 kHz in Ouled Fayet wieder
regulaer mit den neuen modernen TransRadio Sendern abgeschlossen ist/sind.
(wb, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 28)

Copy history:
No, this is an exact 1000 Hertz audio test tone from the transmitter
Tipaza in Algerien on exact 252.000 kHz.

This audio heard around 0830 UT on Dec 18 on remote SDR unit in southern
Italy with S=9+25dB signal strength.

Re TDA-RTA Algeria / TransRadio Berlin Germany / Ampegon tx masts
Schifferstadt Germany projects in Algeria.

Contract to renew existing equipment in Tipaza Algeria (LW 1500 kW),
Ouled Fayet (MW 600 kW) and Bechar (MW 400 kW) in February 2014.

New TransRadio TRAM1500 transmitter plant.

Last week I had a correspondence mail with the TransRadio (exTelefunken)
SenderSystem AG Berlin Germany company, which performs the renovation of
the transmitter center Tipaza Algeria with new TRAM1500 transmitter,
after 43 years of TDA/RTA service with the old TESLA transmitter system
from Made in CSSR in 1972.

automatic translation:
Thank you for your questions about our major projects and look us. your
interest in our technology In light of the high Workload at year-end and
therefore restricted Resource availability in our home but we ask for your
understanding that we postpone answering your questions indefinitely have.
We are currently working with all available forces on successful
completion of various projects.

Old TDA / RTA Tipaza LW TESLA made transmitter end service
by March 17, 2014.

First 1000 Hertz tone tests of the new tx unit heard on October 17, 2014.

Besides the new transmitter modules, power, air conditioning, interconnect
facial expressions, single / twin transmitter / antenna  interconnection.
New feeder lines from the transmitter building to the mast, and the
overhaul of the 43-year-old TESLA 355 meter tall height antenna - with
corrosion protection and repainting, and vertical copper cables and
extension at 14 kHz digital service bandwidth adjustment.

Work on MW sites of TDA-RTA Ouled Fayet TRAM600 and Bechar TRAM400 with
new installations, and mast renovation will follow.

Tipaza was built by Tesla Czechoslovakia in 1972, the two 2 x 750 kW
transmitter, and the 355-meter high mast, feeder switching network for two
combined transmitters interconnection dummy antenna for testing, antenna
switch and feeder line.

The plant is 43 years old, is located near the Mediterranean coastline, so
have the outdoor suffered by salt corrosion.

TDA / RTA Tipaza 252 kHz comment on TDA website:
This station broadcasting channel III underwent two operations, the
First thing the renewal and replacement of some units (preliminary stage
Tubes) by other more developed (1992), and the other led to the
Restoration of the tower radiant (355m height) has under gone significant
Damage due to its proximity to the sea and to the direct effects of the
1989 earthquake (2001).
(wb, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Dec 18, 2014)

AUSTRALIA   Drastic cuts to Radio Australian shortwave. The ABC has
announced major cuts to Radio Australia shortwave transmissions.

From 14* January all overseas relays
         (via Al Dhabaya-UAE, Kranji-SNG and Palau-PLW) will end.
From 14* January all shortwave transmissions to Asia will cease.
From 31  January the Brandon shortwave site will close.

From 1* February output from Shepparton will be reduced from six full time
transmitters to only three transmitters, all operating 24 hours per day
with the following schedule:

0900-2100 on  9580 12065* 12085*
2100-0900 on 15240 15415  17840
73s Dave
(Radio Australia via WRTH via January BrDXC-UK "Communication" magazine,
direct Jan 13, and now chaned again Jan 21)

* = changes of Jan 21, thanks Dave Kenny, Keith Perron, Glenn Hauser:
"There have been a few changes since I originally wrote up that report.
Here is an updated version with the changes highlighed in blue I presume
Brandon still closes on 31 January with Shepparton output reducing
to 3 transmitters from 1 February.

Effective 1300 UT Sat Jan 31:
355 degree antenna: 21-09 on 15415, 09-21 on 12065
030 degree antenna: 21-09 on 15240, 09-21 on 12085
070 degree antenna: 21-09 on 17840, 09-21 on 9580
70 is right across North America.

All English except:
0630-0700 & 0900-0930 M-F Tok Pisin.  0800-0805 M-F French".
(GH via wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 21)

AUSTRALIA [and non]   Drastic cuts are underway at Radio Australia.

9965, Jan 13 at 1358 UT, no signal any more from the PALAU relay which had
been scheduled at 1300-1430 UT. In BrDXC-UK yg, Mike German had heard it
as recently as Jan 11 at 1353 UT.

But in the January issue of BrDXC-UK Communication we see this:

"The ABC has announced major cuts to Radio Australia shortwave
transmissions.

From 1 January all overseas relays (via Dhabaya, Kranji and Palau) will
end.

From 1 January all shortwave transmissions to Asia will cease.

From 31 January the Brandon shortwave site will close.

From 31 January output from Shepparton will be reduced from six full time
transmitters to only three transmitters, all operating 24 hours per day
with the following schedule:

0900-2100 on  6080  6150  9580 {see update above ! }
2100-0900 on 15240 15415 17840
(Radio Australia via WRTH via Jan BrDXC-UK "Communication" magazine)"

So the date for closing Palau relay must have slipped, but note what's
coming at month end if that stix: We will no longer have numerous other RA
frequencies, such as 19000, 15300, 13630, 12065 kHz.

Best of the lot remaining, if still on same azimuths toward NoAmerica,
should be 9580 and 17840 kHz.

Jan 13 at 1356 UT I am still hearing RA on 5940, 5995-Brandon, 9475 [WTWW
silent], 9580, 12065 kHz. I think I heard 12085 kHz recently too, which
was for Asia, so that also lasted past Jan 1.
(Glenn Hauser-OK-USA, dxld Jan 13)

Jan 23, at 0356 UT, no RA Shepparton on 15240 nor 15300 kHz.
(Ron Howard-CA-USA, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 23)

BELARUS   Radio Belarus was noted on 11730 without terrible audio, Jan 19
1100-2300 UT 11730 MNS 100kW 246deg to WeEUR Bel/Ru/Pol/Ge/Fr/En/Sp/Ru.
Strong signal in Bulgaria, but low modulation.
(Ivo Ivanov-BUL, via wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 20)

S=9+30, aber px nur - relativ - leise zu hoeren. LSB S=9+10/USB S=9+20 und
beide nicht frei von Nebengeraeusch (Heulen). Noch leiser eine 2. Station
auf QRG im Hintergrund. Ist lt. AOKI:
11730 KSDA-AWR GUAM 1100-1200 dialy Chinese 100kW 330deg Agat GUM
(Herbert Meixner-AUT, A-DX Jan 21)

Log: 11730, Belarus, at 1140 UT, 21 Jan 2015, zusammen gestupfte 20 x 5 kW
Stoersender zu einem Paket auf 11730 kHz, die mussten die
Endstufenleistung zuruecknehmen, weill das ganze overmodulated war. Jetzt
fehlt's natuerlich am durchdringenden Mod Signal.

Naheby auf 11589.988 Reach Beyond AUS in Nepali, 1240 UT S=7-8
musst lsb mode nehmen, RTTY auf 11593 kHz sehr stark.
(wb, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 21)

BHUTAN   6034.95  BBS at 1202 UT found this was on late, past 1200 UT.
Usual nx pgm w/M hosting. 1213-1218 UT same M mixed w/usual simple plucked
lcl stringed instrument. 1219-1234 UT same M anncr chatting w/little girl.
She sang several times as well. Signal abruptly off while they were tlking
at 1234:32 UT. Nice to hear this again staying on past Marti sign off
w/fair signal and severe QRM from a strong 6030 kHz Yunnan which was
notched out. 18 Jan.
(Dave Valko-PA-USA, direct Jan 24)

BOLIVIA   4409.77  R. Eco (pres.) 0026 UT M anncr but not strong enough to
copy. Definitely there. Getting some mx at 0158 UT check. Very fady. 17
Jan.

6155.13  Fides 1008 tlk by M and W, pres. nx, w/ment of La Paz. Into
beautiful camposino song at 1019. M returned at 1021. // to the webstream
which was nearly a minute behind. Very fady signal and distorted audio.
A difficult catch. 17 Jan.
(Dave Valko-PA-USA, via wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 24)

BOSNIA   6100  International Radio of Serbia - from Bijeljina Bosnia,
2152-2204 UT on Jan 25, woman announcer with French talk and some local
music selection. ID at 2158 UT and close down followed by IS and opening
of English service at 2200 UT. Poor to fair.
(D'Angelo-PA-USA, DXplorer Jan 25)

BRAZIL   9725.0  on Jan 22 at 0644 UT, fair signal with Brazuguese call-
in, 0646 UT mentions R. Nove de Julho, Sao Paulo, but this isn't 9820v
kHz. It's the reactivated RB2 from Curitiba, Parana, which has been back a
few weeks but this is the first time I've ever heard it during my regular
bandscans between 06 and 07 UT, so just went 24 hours? Quickly confirmed
as such by finding much weaker // s on 11935 kHz, and 6040 kHz, the latter
the last one just to come up per reports from Brasil. Previous logs put
9 MHz channel 15 Hz low, but compared to NZ on 11725 kHz, it seems closer
than that. Format is now Catholic, as if yet another one of those were
needed on ZY SW. Apparently many are inter-related if not simulcast.

All three of these RB2s missed being entered into the WRTH 2015. They last
appeared in the WRTH 2010, the upper two as *inactive, all 7.5 kW then and
with the same callsign ZYE725; normally each frequency gets a distinct,
usually consecutive call number, as evidenced by numerous other multi-band
stations. Strangely, 6040 and 9725 kHz were named R. Clube B2, while 11935
kHz was still R. Clube Paranaense.
(Glenn Hauser-OK-USA, dxld Jan 22)

BRAZIL   Rather poor tiny signals from RB2 noted this morning in 0700-0815
UT Jan 23 slot.

6040.005  tiny poor S=4-5 -96dBm signal,
QRM heavily suffer by nearby lower side 6037.2 to 6039.6 kHz like
"seaside CODAR" shrap,shrap signal, or is military ? border radar ? sound
like anvil-banging TADIL-A bonker?
latter noise often observed close to 6135 kHz channel too.

9724.967  two RB2 presenter - male and female - in 0730-0745 UT on Jan 23
time slot, weak S=5 -93dBm, noted on remote SDR units in NY and MA-USA
east coast.

11935.010 at 0750 UT on Jan 23, S=4 or -97dBm signal.
(to compare on same time slot:
RNA 11780.113 kHz S=9+10 -65dBm // 6180.006 kHz, or TOM Okeechobee
S=9+25dB)

re Brazil RB2
6040 RB2 Curitiba reports from Brazil from first on Tuesday Jan 20.
checked this RB2 px in past weeks, I estimate that very irregular service,
bcast only now and then.

Logs
11933.440 heard only Dec 20 til Dec 26, later not anymore,
maybe due of bad propagation cond,
the 49 and 31 mb Brazilians logged always stronger than 25mb lately.

But tonight Jan 22 at 2210 UT heard undoubtedly RB2 on 11935.003 kHz here
in Germany, and also 6040.001 at 2150 UT
(co-ch 6039.989 CNR Nei Menggu Mongolian service which started
at 2150 UT, heard Chinese time signal at 2200 UT Jan 22)

Dec 20  9724.981
Dec 21  9724.985
Jan 15  9724.959
Jan 21  9724.969

yesterday Jan 21 and today noted always 9724.981 kHz as peak string only,
very poor signal.

Nothing heard here in Europe on v9724-9725 kHz tonight between
22 and 23 UT.
(wb, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 23)

BRAZIL   4914.98  R. Daqui Usual canned ID jingle at 2357 UT. Pleasant ZY
Ranchera-like song. 0000 UT promo w/ID at end, then full canned ID anmnt
by M at 0001 UT but plug pulled at 0001:28 UT when he got to "onda
tropicais". Nice signal. Conditions finally seem to be improving. 16-17
Jan.

11933.408  RB2  Still off freq here. 1027 UT rom. ZY Ranchera-like song,
// 9725 kHz which was very poor. 1030 UT canned anmnt then live M and W
DJs in PT. A bit fady and good on peaks. 17 Jan.
(Dave Valko-PA-USA, direct Jan 24)

CANADA   6070  CFRX  At 0952 UT, like a lcl, as strong as it is during the
day. Usual tlk show w/M host interviewing W. 1000 UT ID for Newstalk 1010
UT, wx, and into nx. Dropped off within 40 sec. at 1023 UT, and was very
weak, even mixing w/North Korean IS at 1200 UT later. But at 1236:00 UT it
jumped up from S6 to S=9+15 in just 10 seconds. So it can't be due to just
fading. 23 Jan.
(Dave Valko-PA-USA, via wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 24)

6070  on Jan 26 at 1409 UT, CFRX is audible poor-fair with Canadian biz
news, something about tax help vs the CRA (which I assume IRS); 1410 UT
"News-Talk 10-10" ID, fading up and down. Since latest reactivation, had
not been hearing it here after sunrise until now, but too far away for
all-day reception.

In B-15 HFCC [not including North Korea, Brasil, etc.] registered
conflicts will continue to be the 25 kW ROB, Germany, 24 hours; Vatican
Latin at 0530-0615 UT (hour earlier than now) and also 2040-2100 UT in
Arabic; and IBB Sao Tome at 2000-2030 UT daily in French. CFRX is not
registered, nor are CBC on 6160 & 6160 kHz, nor anything on that
frequency. I vaguely recall that before its demise, RCI would courteously
register the other Canadians.
(Glenn Hauser-OK-USA, dxld Jan 26)

CHINA   3900  PBS Hulun Buir (Hailar, Nei Menggu Autonomous Region,
formerly Inner Mongolia) noted from 1031 UT tune with weak S2 signal and
ARO QRM. Tuned w/ LSB for best readability. Recorded to 1441* UT. At 1200
UT signal had improved to S3 - hrd w/ time pips and man ann w/ inst music
then woman and man ancrs and Chinese female vocals to past 1300 UT. At
1301 UT there was a man ancr talking softly with backgnd inst music as at
1200 UT. ARO QRM was consistently present to varying degrees over the
period. Not a bad signal for 10 kW. SINPO 33433 (ocnl I-2 from ARO QRM),
peaking 1230-1330 UT.
(Bruce W. Churchill-CA-USA, DXplorer Jan 26)

CUBA/CHINA   15700  Jan 26 at 1511, CRI English on new frequency via
CUBA!! VG level but with constant hum, and ICDs intermittent carrier
dropouts every few seconds. (Much stronger than 15770 WRMI BS). A few
minutes earlier at 1509 UT, I had noticed usual 13740 kHz CRI relay was
absent. 1549 UT it's still the same with dropouts on 15700 kHz.

CRI long ago had plans to move the 14-16 UT service to 19mb:
during A-14 it was HFCC registered via HABana on 15535 kHz, 250 kW, 305
degrees, but that never happened in A-14 nor in B-14. 13740 kHz was doing
just fine here, no dropouts either, but 15700 kHz would have greater range
in the daytime, but also a greater skip zone past Florida. We'll see if
this stix.

Another unfulfilled QSY in A-14 was for CRI Cantonese 12-13 UT and English
13-14 UT on 13590 kHz, which would have replaced 9570 kHz. Need to check
for that now too, or somewhere else on 22mb.
(Glenn Hauser-OK-USA, dxld Jan 26)

FRANCE   [non]   "Rallye de France". Hi, It was announced in Strasbourg
yesterday that the Rallye de France has been scrapped because of financial
disagreement between the organizers and the French motoring federation
FFSA.

As a consequence the tests on 1161 kHz have been cancelled.
Regards, Edgar Pierson
(Edgar Pierson-F, via EuroRadio Jan 22)

1161  TDF Strassbourg Selestat.
Hi everyone, The next "Rallye de France" will be held near Strasbourg from
Oct. 1st to Oct. 4th, 2015.

On that occasion the organisers are planning to run a temporary MW station
to help people with traffic information, infos about the rally itself,
interviews with drivers, and any information that may be useful to fans.

Programmes will be mainly in French, with hourly bulletins in English and
German.

They will use the TdF station in Selestat, which is situated right in the
middle of the area. They will reactivate a transmitter that was used for
France Inter several decades ago.

Tests will be held in february and/or march. No exact date was given.

So watch out for signals on 1161 kHz in the coming months. The power will
be 200 kW. - 73, Jean-Paul Meyer, Strasbourg, France.
(Jean-Paul Meyer-F, EuroRadio Jan 19)

GERMANY   Wertachtal-Sender Finale ...

Hallo Leute, - kennt ihr das Video unten...??
Zur freien Verwendung und Verteilung diese traurige Geschichte.....

Der letzte Sendermast ist gefallen. Ehemalige Mitarbeiter erinnern sich an
die ueber 45jaehrige Geschichte des einst groessten europaeischen
Kurzwellensenders Wertachtal.

73 ... PETER  DJ8XW derzeit Singapur, schoene Gruesse vom Aequator, 9M8XXW

Video, 7mins 32sec:
The last transmitter mast fell. Former employees remember on over 45 years
of history of the once largest European Shortwave transmitter at
Wertachtal.

<http://www.augsburger-allgemeine.de/video/?bcpid=1663899672001&bckey=AQ~~,AAAAAGMY0BM~,UWlfO6lt5O0SMOfwAMt87cRy9iqZo1TH&bclid=0&bctid=3951601529001>

00.20 m/s  Wertachtal bcast center, once "the navel of the world of
communication" in the 70ties.

Planned from 1969, Bundespost/Telekom erected first 6 x 500 kW tx in
1971/1972. 30 language broadcasts of many broadcaster, like state
information broadcaster Deutsche Welle went to internet distribution now
at present.
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutsche_Welle>

00.45  "Federal broadcaster Deutsche Welle whose job it was, populist
connecting communication and a contribution to peace" the motto of DW
Intendant chief 1967-1980 Walter Steigner.

01.00  presenter engineer Mr. Albert Richter spoke, "Wertachtal was built
over several years, very tedious. Dipol array masts blown up in 2014 year.

01.15  memories of engineering staff who were there at Wertachtal since
1969.
Mr. Heinrich Epple, about the happiness of the interesting work for the
staff team.

01.36  picture of first transmission of 25 Febr 1972,
       real 500kW at tranmitter #801 on 5960 kHz, on antenna #124,
<WER_Team_19720225_1st 500kW unit #801 on air_5960kHz_ant#124.jpg>

02.10  180 Million Deutsch Marks were the Deutsche Bundespost Wertachtal
budget these days 1969-1973, were the construction costs of this system.

02.20  Wertachtal azimuth angle map.

02.32  Postmaster General, Federal Post Minister Mr. Georg Leber
<WER_1972_inauguration_German_Bundespost_minister Georg Leber.jpg>

02.40 <WER_1972_500kW coaxial cable transport with Bavarian brewery
horses.jpg>
and likewise phantasy thrill so far ...
<WER_1972_500kW coaxial cable phantasy thrill likewise.jpg>

02.49  in August 1972, punctual to the Munich Olympics, the tx center went
into regular service.
<WER_Aug 1972 punctual to the Munich Olympics the tx center went into
regular service.jpg>

02.55  among the curiosities, from today's perspective, the small sea is
one of these cooling water pond. The pool was part of the cooling water
circuit, and served the operation relatives and families as always
comfortably heated pool.

03.15  Mr. Volker Buchholz: "The boss had ordered staff to swim, before
the start of daily operations, employees should still sporty a swim by 10
minutes."

03.30  Wertachtal 1972 engineering staff bungalows on seaside.
<WER_1972_engineering staff bungalows on seaside.jpg>

03.55  Wertachtal staff bungalow example. Overlooking the countryside, and
seaside.

04.45  Mr. Werner Thiele: "Condition for the construction at this location
was that the environment was flat and totally undeveloped. ... Very rare
to find such a transmitter site location, in the most densely populated
Federal Republic of Germany."

05.22  Full broadcast service of Deutsche Telekom / Media Broadcast staff
in the 90ties and 00ies.
<WER_full broadcast service in the 90ties.jpg>

05.36  1990year Operation panel. Transmitter operation at full capacity in
the late 90s, and digital mode investing, in digitization up to 2008.
<WER_full broadcast service in the 90ties.jpg>

05.54  big tx / antenna connection matrix

06.14  in 2008, the State Transmission System Wertachtal has been
privatized.

06.21  in 2014, last mast blown-up example.

07.27  after more than 40 years of shortwave transmitter Wertachtal is
almost disappeared, and only history.   WER  sk

(Peter Jenus-SNG  DJ8XW 9M8XXW, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 21)

Hallo Peter,
danke fuer den Videotipp. Der SZ Sueddeutsche Zeitung Munich newspaper
Artikel ist auch immer noch online:
<http://www.sueddeutsche.de/bayern/funkstation-im-unterallgaeu-ausgesendet-1.2227819>
(Daniel Kaehler-D, an Peter Jenus-SNG  9M8XXW  Jan 21)

GERMANY   Dear friends, the AFN GERMANY is not on air in the medium-wave
band. I have visited some different MW-sites.

Tx Bamberg off air since December 2013.
Stuttgart off air since 7.03.2014 at 14.45 DST.
Kaiserslautern off air since 31 August 2014.
Heidelberg off air since 28 April 2014.

I think AFN has left AM completely. On the website of AFN only frequencies
for FM and digital transmissions.
<http://bavaria.afneurope.net/>

73s (Uwe Sennewald-D, Jan 16, via Dario Monferini, playdx yg / dxld)

TIME TO UP TO DATE THE INFOs <http://www.hermanboel.eu/en-emwg-mw2.htm>
(probably Dario comment, ibid.)

AFN in Germany still to be heard on small MW installations on
1107 kHz AFN PowerNet/AFN Bavaria, Vilseck, Bavaria.
1143 kHz via Bitburg airbase.
1485 kHz via Hohenfels, army training camp.  (wb)

GREECE   9420  on Jan 26 at 0648 UT, ERTOpen [still known as?], is on with
W&M conversation in Greek, fair signal. Wonder what the elexion of leftist
government portends now for ERT / NERIT?
(Glenn Hauser-OK-USA, dxld Jan 26)

385 billion Euros are waiting for payment in the next coming 60 years.
The credit period is stretched. A Greek national load balancing loomed on
the horizon?

Hopefully, the EU will continue to guarantee these additional public debt
in order to pay the Electricity for Avlis radio station ...

Hopeless, the rich Greeks Upper Class, shipping companies, oligarchs, and
the Orthodox Church will finally pay ALSO national taxes in future ?  (wb)

INDIA   9809.97  AIR Panaji While looking for the Nord Revival test on
9815 kHz, found a huge signal here from Panaji playing subcont. Pop mx at
1159 UT. Went off at 1201:12 UT in mid-song even though its scheduled to
stay on until 1215 UT. Panaji was back on at 1217 UT recheck and way over
CNR2. 22 Jan.
(Dave Valko-PA-USA, via wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 24)

INDIA   Special Broadcasts by AIR for Republic Day: 26 Jan 2015

All India Radio will broadcast following special programs in connection
with the Republic Day celebrations on 26th January, 2015

25 January 2015 (Sunday) : Eve of Republic Day 1330 UT onwards President's
address to the nation in Hindi & English. This will be broadcast by all
stations of AIR on MW, SW, FM. Shortly after this broadcast, the local
stations will broadcast its translations in local languages.

SW frequencies:
kHz kW Station
4760   7 Leh
4760   8.5 Port Blair
4800  50 Hyderabad
4810  50 Bhopal
4820  50 Kolkata
4835  10 Gangtok
4850  50 KOHIMA
4860  50 Shimla
4880  50 Lucknow
4895  50 Kurseong
4910  50 Jaipur
4920  50 Chennai
4950  50 Srinagar ?
4970  50 Shillong
4990  50 Itanagar
5010  50 Thiruvananthapuram
5040  50 Jeypore
5050  10 Aizawl
6030 250 Delhi
9380 250 Aligarh
9425 250 Delhi
9870 500 Bengaluru

MW Frequencies: <http://www.qsl.net/vu2jos/mw/freq.htm>
FM Frequencies: <http://www.qsl.net/vu2jos/fm/airfreq.htm>

26 January 2015 (Monday): Republic Day:
Running Commentary of Republic Day parade from 0350 UT onwards:

Hindi: 6155 (Aligarh 250 kW); 9595 (Delhi), 11620 (Bengaluru 500 kW)
(Cancelling External Service in Urdu normally broadcast at this time on
these frequencies)

English: 6030 (Delhi 250 kW); 15050 (Bengaluru 500 kW)

Also MW/FM frequencies as per above mentioned links.

The following regional stations will change from their Morning frequencies
on 60 Meters (4 & 5 MHz frequencies) to their day time frequencies between
0335-0350 UT (ie much earlier than usual) as follows:

6000 Leh
6040 Jeypore ? (Off air lately)
6065 KOHIMA
6085 Gangtok
6150 Itanagar
7230 Kurseong
7295 Aizawl
7315 Shillong
7325 Jaipur
7440 Lucknow

The following stations are already scheduled to be on air daily at this
time and will also relay the running commentary.

6020 Shimla
6110 Srinagar ? (off air lately)
7210 Kolkata
7290 Thiruvanthapuram
7380 Chennai
7390 Port Blair
7420 Hyderabad
7430 Bhopal

Please send your reception reports to:
<spectrum-manager@air.org>

More details about India's Republic Day is in:
<http://www.knowindia.gov.in/republicday/>

Happy Republic Day to all DX India members!
73, Jose Jacob & Alokesh Gupta
<http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dx_india/>
(Jose Jacob-IND  VU2JOS, DXindia Jan 21)

INDIA  [KASHMIR]  Radio Kashmir Leh 43 years old Shotopa/Leh/25-06-2014

Radio Kashmir Leh Ladakh situated at an altitude of approx. 11000 ft (3500
m) above the sea level is one of the highest altitude radio station and
completes 43 years of its service to the region and nation on June 25,
2014.

The station was inaugurated in 1971 in extreme conditions and served as a
healthy source of information, entertainment and education to the people
of Ladakh. Sh. KP Shunglu was the first Station Director and Sh. MS Talwar
was the first Station Engineer of AIR Leh.

AIR Leh has been a vibrant radio station and has witnessed numerous
moments of glory in these years. The station and employees work
dedicatedly in severe conditions. The transmitter of All India Radio Leh
and residential homes were extensively damaged by the flash floods in Aug.
2010. But the show goes on.

AIR Leh has one SW, one 20 KW MW Transmitter with studios for local
programming and one FM Transmitter which relays FM Rainbow to connect the
population with mainstream.

Prasar Bharati Parivar is proud of hundreds of administrative,
engineering, programme and news persons who have worked tirelessly to
bring the station to this stage and those who are still working at the
station and contributing their pie. It's time to congratulate all of them
who have been directly or indirectly associated with the station. We
invite all our friends to post their comments to appreciate their efforts.
(From F_B/Ladakh-News-Service/June 25 2014)
If you want to know more about Ladakh, see
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ladakh>
(via Thomas Nilsson-SWE, SWB Jan 18 direct and via dxld)

INDONESIA   4869.90  RRI Wamena, at 1219 UT on Jan 18. End of the Jakarta
news; usual patriotic song "Bagimu Negeri" (For You Our Country); into
local programming. Both RRI Makassar (4749.95 kHz) and RRI Palangkaraya
(3325 kHz) continue their long standing silence. Recent reception well
above average.

Thursday, on Jan 22, at 1229 UT, with intro to the KGI program in English;
only bits and pieces made out; poorer than recently heard.

3344.85  RRI Ternate (presumed), at 1304 UT on Jan 23. Noted with one of
their better days; above threshold level audio; poor.
(Ron Howard-CA-USA, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 23)

4869.912  INS RRI Wamena 1148 UT, in downtown Sydney Australia remote SDR
unit, S=8. Nothing on 3344.85 kHz, RRI Ternate at 1150 UT, Jan 24.

Some more of Quick log.
7634-7765 broadband OTHR signal shrap, tack, shrap, tack.

7345 at 1130 UT only covered by CNR1 powerful.
     No Myanmar Phin Oo Luyin outlet noted here.

7220.014  VTN  VoVietnam Son Tay in Russian.
2485      AUS  ABC NT Katherine S=9+20dB -53dBm.
3247.810  NZL  ZKLF Auckland Meteo FAX tentativelly.
(wb, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 24)

JAPAN   NHK-Kyoto will close its MW Program 1 broadcast (call sign JOOK)
at 1600 UT on February 1. They broadcast on 621 kHz (1 kW) from the T-
shaped antenna located at the top of their building near Nijo Castle in
Kyoto. The T-shaped antenna, as well as the old building will be
dismantled at the same time, and NHK-Kyoto will remove the new building at
Karasuma-Oike, 500m southeast from the old one. JOOK started transmission
in 1932.

MW Program 2 from NHK-Kyoto, with the call sign JOOB, was already closed
in 1973. Listeners in Kyoto are advised to receive NHK-Osaka (JOBK 666 kHz
100 kW Mihara transmitter site) instead.

3 low powered relay stations (each 500W) at Maizuru (585 kHz),
Fukuchiyama (1026 kHz), Miyazu (999 kHz) will remain.

BTW Kyoto was once a capital of Japan between 794 - 1868AD.
(Takahito Akabayashi-JPN, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 22)

MICRONESIA  FSM - Federated States of Micronesia   4755.568 kHz
PMA - Pacific Missionary, Aviati, Pohnpei, The Cross Radio. At 1207 UT
found this was on late after usual 1200 UT sign off w/regular rel. mx,
then M in En at 1211 UT w/spiritual rel. tlk. W anncr at 1214 UT and then
rel. Pop mx sounding like Kenny Loggins. 1217 UT short rel. feature on
change, then back to mx. Went off in mid-song at 1222:33 UT. Getting
better to s/off. 21 Jan.
(Dave Valko-PA-USA, direct Jan 24)

4755.564  at 0625- UT, PMA The Cross Jan 21. Already hearing them with
weak audio (inspirational instrumental music) at before 10:30 PM local
time in Masset-CAN. Shaping up to be a very good SW evening, with lowish A
and K indices, for a change. Once again, my AOR 7030+ recovers audio
before my Perseus is able tohear anything. On late this morning, asstill
going strong with S6 to S7 signal strength at 14:20 UT.
(Walt Salmaniw-Masset cottage BC-CAN, DXplorer Jan 25)

MYANMAR   6029.993  Thazin R. Phin Oo Luyin signal on at 2323 UT, way over
CNR1 which was audible the same time. Tone started almost immediately.
2330 UT usual opening routine. Best heard yet at 2330 s/on. 16 Jan.
(Dave Valko-PA-USA, via wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 24)

7185.76 (thanks to Wolfy for exact frequency!), Myanmar Radio, ex: 7200.1.
Now heard daily; normally signing on about 1346 UT (January 21 at
1346:32), with sign off varying about 1500.

Jan 23 had some problems; 1341 UT with audio; after 1342 UT just open
carrier; OC still at 1356 UT, but by 1427 UT audio back on with fair
reception.
(Ron Howard-CA-USA, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 23)

Was footprint from Yegu site 7185.759 kHz last Jan 24 at 0130 UT
nighttime.
(wb, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 24)

7185.741  at 1453- UT, Myanma Radio Jan 20. Very strong reception. Thanks
to Ron Howard for pointing the frequency change. Measuring a little lower
than he found. Very nice local music coming up to their sign-off time.
Phone ringing and talking to callers. Sounds a lot like Indonesian
stations of old. Leaves Radio Obdurman in the clear at fair level on 7200
kHz at the same time. Off when rechecked at 15:00 UT.

5985  at 1510- UT, Myanmar Radio Jan 20. Very nice opening this morning to
Burma this morning with the splatter from adjacent channels very
manageable. Went into their English service at 15:30 and past 16:00 UT. At
16:00 UT, though, CRI in Swahili came in much stronger. No IS or anything,
just 'CRI Swahili'. Burma was still very easily heard under CRIwith oldies
EZL American music. At least they are easy to follow when CRI has speech,
rather than music.
(Walt Salmaniw-Masset cottage BC-CAN, DXplorer Jan 25)

PAPUA NEW GUINEA   3260 NBC Madang at 1208 UT end of island song, then
immediately into another song starting w/drum-like march and M vcl, then
suddenly off at 1210:33 UT. 17 Jan.

4895 Kurseong wasn't on at 1215 or before, but was there at 1219 w/mx. 17
Jan.

3385  NBC ENB at 1145 UT choral song. 1150 UT Reggae song at recheck. 1152
UT W in Tok Pisin followed by EG ads, then W returned at 1154 UT. Ment of
"... broadcast for tonight ...", and thought heard ment of the NBC. Mx at
1157 UT to 1202 UT usual NBC ToH signature and M w/nx including
soundbites. Readable signal but the UTE here was just devastating. 21 Jan.
(Dave Valko-PA-USA, direct Jan 24)

3260.000  PNG R Madang, S=9+10dB
3274.996  PNG R South Highlands.
3385.000  PNG R East New Britain, Rabaul. 1200 UT Jan 24.
(wb, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 24)

PERU   4985.5  R. Voz Cristiana Long preaching by W in SP from 2344 to
2353 UT. Into nice rel. Huayno. Canned promo/ID by M at 2357:25 UT. More
canned anmnts w/loud prolonged yelling in one. 0000 UT fanfare and poss.
pgm intro by M and W, then into soft rel. vcl by W, and plug pulled at
0001:24 UT. // to the website which was about 10 seconds behind. Surprised
to find this on and readable. 16-17 Jan.

6173.87  R. Tawantinsuyo (pres.) No doubt the one here all alone at 0034
UT w/M anncr barely audible. Too weak to ID but in there. 17 Jan.

4985.5  R. Voz Cristiana Found on the air earlier today at 1051 UT w/soft-
spoken M DJ, pleasant campo song, M returned in pres. Quechua w/ment of
radio, then later TC and into ad/promo block w/2 promo/IDs at 1059:50 and
1100:10 UT. Next one mentioned Junin and Huancayo. Poss. ID at 1103:30 UT,
and another at 1104 UT mentioned radio. Finally back to OA campo mx at
1105 UT. Best signal yet this season. 17 Jan.
(Dave Valko-PA-USA, via wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 24)

RUSSIA   End powerful SW broadcasting of Radio Rossii mediumwave.

On February 1 - 2015, disabled  -  S 1 fevralya otklyuchayutsya
 567 Volgograd
 567 Kyzyl
 576 Khabarovsk
 585 Perm'
 594 Izhevsk
 621 Syktyvkar
 621 Makhachkala
 639 Omsk
 657 Murmansk
 693 Ufa
 739 Chelyabinsk
 765 Petrozavodsk
 792 Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinskiy
 792 Abakan
 810 Vladivostok
 846 Elista
 855 Penza
 873 Moskva
 873 St.Peterburg
 873 Samara
 873 Kaliningrad
 918 Arkhangel'sk
 945 Rostov
 963 Zakamensk
1080 Saransk
1116 Sochi
1134 Voshenskaya
1278 Severobaykal'sk
1287 Groznyy
1476 Onguday
1503 Magistral'nyy
1584 Klyuchi
(Victor Rutkovsky-RUS, open.dx website Jan 22)

List of all closed radios on MW - Medium Waves up to now.
For more at: <www.mediumwave.info/news.html>
Ydun's Medium Wave Info 25 January 2015

"After February 1, 2015 broadcast on medium wave transmitters will
continue 10 RTR. All of them are low-power - from 1 to 15 kW - and enable
radio reception in a radius of 50 kilometers, the source says RBC.
But what exactly?"
(Mauno Ritola-FIN, "open_dx")

Here is what remains after 1 February 2015:

kHz - kW - Location of Regional inclusion
 711  7 Naryan-Mar, Nenetskiy Autonomny Okrug
        GTRK "Zapolyarje" / "Pomorje"
 738 25 Palana, Kamchatkiy kray GTRK "Kamchatka"
 936  5 Matveevka, Orenburgskaya oblast GTRK "Orenburg"
1008  1 Tuapse, Krasnodarskiy kray
1089  5 Tilichiki, Kamchatkiy kray GTRK "Kamchatka"
1098  5 Nikolsk, Vologodskaya oblast GTRK "Vologda"
1152 50 Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Khabarovskiy kray GTRK "Dalnevostochnoe"
1251  1 Urup, Republic of Karachay-Cherkessia GTRK "Karachay-Cherkessia"
1251  7 Cherkessk, Republic of Karachay-Cherkessia
        GTRK "Karachay-Cherkessia"
1278  5 Bagdarin, Republic of Buryatia GTRK "Buryatskaya"
1278 25 Barguzin, Republic of Buryatia GTRK "Buryatakaya"
1350  5 Ust-Kan, Altai Republic GTRK "Gorny Altai"
1350  5 Ust-Ulagan, Altai Republic GTRK "Gorny Altai"
1395  5 Buguruslan, Orenburgskaya oblast GTRK "Orenburg"
1440  5 Kosh-Agach, Altai Republic GTRK "Gorny Altai"
1440  5 Turochak, Altai Republic GTRK "Gorny Altai"
1440  5 Ust-Cox, Altai Republic GTRK "Gorny Altai"
1458  7 ?gva, Permskiy kray GTRK "Perm" (Kudymcar?)
1485  1 Kamensky, Kamchatkiy kray GTRK "Kamchatka"
1521  5 Boguchani, Krasnoyarskiy kray GTRK "Krasnoyarsk"
1584  1 Taksimo, Republic of Buryatia GTRK "Buryatskaya"
1602  1 Novoiliynskiy, Republic of Buryatia GTRK "Buryatskaya"
1602  1 Ust-Barguzin, Republic of Buryatia GTRK "Buryatskaya"

RUSSIA   I can find reference to a further 11 transmitters:
 612 20 kW Kurkino (Voice of Russia)
 684 10 kW Sosnovka (Radio Radonezh)
 738  5 kW Kurkino (WRN)
 828 10 kW Sosnovka (Radiogazeta)
 918 50 kW Makhachkala (Radio Mayak
1053 10 kW Sosnovka (Radio Mariya)
1089 50 kW Krasny Bor (Radio Teos)
1134 20 kW Kurkino (Radio Teos)
1584 0.1 kW  Moskva (Radio Ekspromt (temp)
1593 0.01 kW St Petersburg (temp)
1602 0.1 kW  Moscow (Radio Zeleny Glazh) (temp)
(Alexander Berezkin, St. Petersburg, Russia "open_dx")
(all also via RUSdx Jan 25)

Noted the following LW / MW stns on SDR Perseus net unit in Moscoc
noontime, like 09 UT.

0915-0930 UT
LW the much ONLY reliable signal stn POL on 225 kHz.

MW 612/738/1134 kHz, all three still on air, but 612/738 kHz on mini
power, Boel Belgium EMWG list shows registered 5kW power ?
Only 1134 kHz bcast is on full power of 20 kW.

 565 NDB mode
 612 much pure now these days BC
 704 threshold, spurious of 738 kHz ?
 738 tiny signal, only 5 kW?
 852 NDB mode
 873 weak signal, comes from St.P. Olgino 75kW
 918 threshold signal, ?
 938.4  spurious signal
1080 NDB mode, strong
1134 full power 20 kW, S=9+40dB < we say "The Last of the Mohicans"...
1285 NDB mode
1304 spurious on threshold
1476 hx of 738 kHz channels.
(wb, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 26)

RUSSIA   "Radio Russia" and "Mayak" begin broadcasting in FM-band
Vladivostok.

Just two popular radio station All-Russian State Television and Radio
Company (RTR) begin broadcasting in FM-band in Vladivostok. On February 1,
2015 "Radio Russia" can be heard on the frequency 102.1 MHz, and the radio
station "Mayak" at a frequency of 88.8 MGts.Ob this "Vestyam.Primore"
reported at the branch RTRS "Seaside KRTPTS."

As explained signalers, since Soviet times "Radio Russia" and the radio
station "Mayak" were working in the capital of Primorye in the VHF range.
In this case, for many years the most popular among listeners is FM-range.
In 2012, on the eve of the APEC summit, RTRS together RTR launched in
Vladivostok at the frequency of 89.8 MHz radio "Vesti.FM", where every 45
minutes hour news outlets "Vesti FM.Vladivostok." Now there is a technical
possibility to February 1, 2015 to begin broadcasting in this range are
two public radio station, "Radio Russia" with all regional inclusions
"Radio Rossii.Primore" sounds in Vladivostok on the frequency 102.1 MHz,
and the "Lighthouse" at a frequency of 88 8 MHz.

In addition, as reported in the "Primorsky KRTPTS" in branch plans for
2015 to run "Radio Russia" in the FM-band Ussuriisk (frequency 106.0 MHz)
and Nakhodka (101.4 MHz).

<vestiprim.ru>
<http://www.onair.ru/main/enews/view_msg/NMID 53813/>
(Jan 23)

SOLOMON ISLS   5020  SIBC at 1143 UT found in the clear with Rebelde off.
Decent signal too. M DJ taking a phone call. 1145 UT personal messages.
1147 UT short upcoming pgm notes, and into Reggae island song. 1151 UT M
DJ returned and more messages/greetings. 1155 UT C&W song. DJ cut the song
short, had a few anmnts, then usual inspirational pgm feature at closing.
1200 UT canned closing En ID anmnt by W w/freqs over lively instru. mx,
then instru. NatAnthem, but off at 1201:28 UT not long after it started.
Nice to hear this in the clear again. Rebelde was back on by 1213 UT
recheck, so am happy they stayed off until SIBC closed down. 17 Jan.
(Dave Valko-PA-USA, direct Jan 24)

THAILAND/SINGAPORE   Another play ... A new cat and mouse game -
BBC vv China mainland jamming organization.

After action of the US IBB organization in the shortwave broadcast seasons
B-13 and A-14 with different frequency channel hopping action from Tinian
and Saipan islands at 16mb and 13 mb, in order to escape the jamming of
the English, Mandarin, Tibetan and Uighur programs by China mainland; now
we are experiencing another such action.

BBC frequency channel hopping - cat and mouse game.

11935  BBCWS English from Nakhon Sawan noted around 1045 UT on Jan 22 loud
an clear in Nagoya and Tokyo pref remote units, no jamming received /
?propagate? so far this morning.

Usual "White Noise" digital jamming of China mainland security authorities
against BBCWS English sce is at least 10 kHz wide band. At 1208 UT on Jan
22 on 12030 kHz BBC news on Ukraine civil war clashes, S=8-9 in Japan.

Disorder. - This will lead only to confuse the English speaking listener
amongst the China people. (wb.)

from Aoki Nagoya list:

Tue/Thur/Fri
11935 * BBC 1000-1100 ..3.56. English 250 45 Nakhon Sawan THA BBC b14
Jan.15
11565 kHz instead on Sun/Mon/Wed
11895 kHz on Sats

Tue/Thur/Fri
12030 * BBC 1100-1200 ..3.56. English 250 45 Nakhon Sawan THA BBC b14
Jan.15
11805 kHz instead on Sun/Mon/Wed
11895 kHz on Sats

Tue/Thur/Fri
12030 * BBC 1200-1300 ..3.56. English 250 25 Nakhon Sawan THA BBC b14
Jan.15
11805 kHz instead on Sun/Mon/Wed
11895 kHz on Sats
(Aoki Nagoya list Jan 22)

Re: BBCWS via Thailand channel hopping. Especially when they don't
announce the frequencies or even update their website -
<http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2x9tqt6mc05vB2S37j8MWMJ/global-short-wave-frequencies>
(Steve Cooper-UK, BrDXC-UK ng Jan 23)

'MCruz DXer' in Mexico (on WRTH Facebook) reported BBC World Service on
unscheduled 15640 kHz at 0000 UT (Wed 21 Jan). (Alan Pennington)

In response, Sei-ichi Hasegawa posted this updated (partial) schedule
showing BBCWS (to SoEaAsia via Thailand) 'channel hopping' according to
day of the week to avoid Chinese jamming (but how do listeners keep track
of these day to day switches?):

(1-7 days of week 1=Sun, 7=Sat)

BBC World Service from Jan 15.

*2300-2400 ex. 5875, 7490*
7490 .....6.
7520 ..345..
7600 12....7

5830 1...5.7
5875 ...4...
5895 .23..6.

*0000-0100 ex. 13725, 15755*
13635 1...56.
13700 .2.4..7
13725 ..3....

15200 1.3...7
15640 ...45..
15755 .2...6.

*0100-0300 ex.15310*
15490 1.34...
15310 .2..5..
15780 .....67

*1000-1100 ex. 11895*
11565 12.4...
11895 ......7
11935 ..3.56.

*1100-1300 ex. 11895*
11805 12.4...
11895 ......7
12030 ..3.56
(WRTH - World Radio Tv Handbook Facebook page, 21 Jan)

HFCC now shows an extra hour of BBCWS English to South East Asia/Far East
at
2200-2300 on 3915-Kranji 5890-Thailand 6195-Kranji 7490-Thailand
effective from 21 January. Very good signal here last night on 6195 kHz.
(Dave Kenny-UK, BrDXC-UK Jan 23)

TURKEY   Mediumwave Istanbul 702 kHz, damaged by storm in June 2014,
station expected back May 2015:

<https://www.facebook.com/catalcakaymakamligi/posts/843529842344406>
(Guenter Lorenz-D, mwmasts Jan 21)

formerly scheduled at 0300-2200 UT, TRT Tiurkiu program?, wb.
702 kHz Istanbul Catalca Izzettin location, 1200 kW (2 x 600 kW)
41 11 03.30 N  28 30 44.21 E
<http://goo.gl/maps/w8VMR>
<http://binged.it/13IYiHy>
(wb, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 21)

UNIDENTIFIED   6000+, on Jan 24 at 0629 UT, RHC 6000.0 kHz has a weak het
on the hi side, very roughly 1 kHz. Wonder if the Brasilia tester is back;
used to be on the lo side.
(Glenn Hauser-OK-USA, dxld Jan 24)

re 6000 kHz, at 0105 UT on Jan 25
5999.995 TUR  ERT Emirler Turkish service
6000.003 RHC

re 6040 RB2
6039.990 CHN  Nei Menggu
6040.003 IRN  IRIB interval signal at 0118 UT on Jan 25.
(wb, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 25)

USA   SWL hobby program, "Frecuencia Al Día" - Update
Monday
2200 WWCR Nashville, Sp, Frecuencia al Día - 6115

Tuesday
2230 WBCQ, Sp, Frecuencia al Día - 7490

Friday
2200 WWCR Nashville, Sp, Frecuencia al Día - 6115
(Dino Bloise <http://programasdx.com/frecuencialdia_horarios.htm>  Jan 28)

UZBEKISTAN   9540  Jan 26 at 1423 UT, poor signal playing BaBcoCk IS, with
longer pauses than usual and seems to cut out now and then past 1426 UT;
at 1429 UT dead air with flutter past 1430 UT. Presumed FEBA px feed via
Tashkent-UZB as in fact registered by BaBcoCk for Hindi at 1430-1500 UT,
100 kW, 131 degrees. 9540 kHZ was an old R. Tashkent frequency; how we
miss them.
(Glenn Hauser-OK-USA, dxld Jan 26)

VATICAN STATE/MADAGASCAR  [to SUDAN target]  15555  on Jan 26 at 1513 UT,
R. Tamazuj in Arabic dialect on new frequency, ex-15550 where it was
colliding with WJHR USB only. After three months in the B-14 season, did
someone finally notice my complaints about this?

FCC? Via VATICAN site, still // 15400 which is much stronger here. 1514 UT
announcement mentions several "kiloHertz", probably giving full schedule
including this change. Presumably also applies to R. Dabanga at 1530-1627
UT, unchecked, while 15400 kHz is for Tamazuj only until 1527 UT. Aoki
already has the 15555 kHz change effective yesterday Jan 25. The two are
still listed for 15550 kHz on their morning broadcasts, 0400-0557 UT via
Madagascar when there is no WJHR to avoid.
(Glenn Hauser-OK-USA, dxld Jan 26)

Frequency changes of Radio Tamazuj & Radio Dabanga from Jan 22

Radio Tamazuj
0400-0430 NF 15555 MDC 250 kW 335 deg to EaAF Sudanese Arabic, ex15550
// frequency  7315 SMG 250 kW 146 deg to EaAF Sudanese Arabic
// frequency 11940 MDC 250 kW 320 deg to EaAF Sudanese Arabic

1500-1530 NF 15555 SMG 200 kW 150 deg to EaAF Sudanese Arabic, ex15550
// frequency 13800 MDC 250 kW 340 deg to EaAF Sudanese Arabic
// frequency 15400 SMG 200 kW 139 deg to EaAF Sudanese Arabic

Radio Dabanga
0430-0600 NF 15555 MDC 250 kW 335 deg to EaAF Sudanese Arabic, ex15550
// frequency  7315 SMG 200 kW 146 deg to EaAF Sudanese Arabic

1530-1600 NF 15555 SMG 200 kW 150 deg to EaAF Sudanese Arabic, ex15550
// frequency 13800 MDC 250 kW 340 deg to EaAF Sudanese Arabic
1600-1630 NF 15555 SMG 200 kW 150 deg to EaAF Sudanese Arabic, ex15550
// frequency 13800 SMG 200 kW 146 deg to EaAF Sudanese Arabic
(Ivo Ivanov-BUL hcdx via wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 27)

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Quick log in 0630-0745 UT range on Jan 25 morning.
Heard mostly in Germany, MA-NY, Kentucky, Vancouver and Edmonton Alb-CAN
remote SDR locations.

5829.985 USA WTWW
5910.051 CLM ? Alcaraván Radio ?, Lomalinda, Puerto Lleras, Meta
5939.701 BRA Voz Missionaria, Camboriú, SC // 9664.720 kHz
5964.981 BRA R Transmundial (RTM), Santa Maria RS
5970.012 BRA R Itatiaia, Belo Horizonte, MG
5975 ??? empty carrier at 0647 UT, probably left over Woofferton sce ?
5985 ALB CRI Cerrik relay, Arabic S=9+40dB powerhouse in Germany.
5995.002 MLI RTVM Bamako, as usual low modulation.
5999.996 CUB RHC S=9+25dB in Germany, seldom some 4 Hertz lower side.
6010.055 BRA and 6010.225 stronger Colombian, latter hops 3 Hertz around
6040.006 BRA RB2, (but noting heard on // 9725 and 11935 this morning)
6060 CUB RHC
6070 VAT Vatican Radio, Latin Mass px, S=9+45dB powerhouse in Germany,
     (and co-channel weak ch292 hobby program from Germany underneath)
6080.044 BRA which stn - of both ?
6089v NIG nothing heard from Kaduna Nigeria this 0700 UT morning.
6100.001 CUB RHC with sunday Esperanto language special from 07 UT.
     some 7-8 signal only fair in Germany,
     but stronger S=9+10dB in Kentucky,
     and S=9+25dB in Vancouver / Edmonton-CAN remote posts.
6135.014 BRA Rádio Aparecida // 9629.947 kHz.
6155 AUT ORF ORS Moosbrunn at 0705 UT, Bruckner classic mx.
     Some S=9+40dB powerhouse in southern Germany .
6159.973 CAN CKZU Vancouver lower mainland broadcaster.
6159.984 CAN CKZN St. Johns east coastal stn, latter noted in MA-NY.
6165 CUB RHC
6180.004 BRA RNA S=8 fair signal into US east coast area,
     // 11780.137 kHz much stronger S=9+20dB.

9565.051 BRA SRDA Super R Deus é Amor, Curitiba, PR
9664.720 BRA Rádio Voz Missionária, Camboriú, SC // 5939.701 kHz.
11780.137 BRA RNA S=5 in Edmonton-CAN,
     S=9+20dB signal into US east coast area,
     S=9+10dB in Kentucky, but very weak signal in central Europe.
     // 6180.004 kHz only fair signal.

log January 25, 1440 - 1520 UT

2368.464 AUS  Radio Symban, Greek? mx, poor S=5 -94dBm, at 1440 UT Jan 25
2485     AUS  ABC / NT Katherine, at 1450 UT, S=9 or -71dBm proper
2500     HWA  WWVH Hawaii, time signal, ID, S=8 or -75dBm in Queensland
3247 - 3248 NZL ZKLF Auckland Meteo, Fax mode, 24hrs sce
3344.870 INS  RRI Ternate, mx at 1455 UT, but hard to identify,
         only threshold level, in Brisbane Queensland, Australia.
3945.000 VUT  Radio Vanuatu, straight S=9 signal, 1459-1505 UT, Jan 25,
         no ID given at full hour though, preserve music program of
         typical sweet PAC South Sea Music?
4010.020 KGZ  Kyrgyz Radio, Bishkek, weak and tiny, threshold level.
4765.066 TJK  Weak signal at 1506 UT Jan 25, Dushanbe Yangi Yul radio.
4819.994 and 4820.001 (unid mixture, 3x-co-ch Lhasa, Bishkek, Kolkatta)
5010.008 IND  AIR Hindi program, fast spoken like machine gun. 1515 UT.
5099.600 - 5100.400 AUS VMC Charleville Meteo, Fax, S=9+20dB -60dBm.

7013 - 7178 OTHR at 1518 UT in 41 meter ham radio band, S=8-9 in QSL.

7185v    MYA  Nothing did propagate to downunder Queensland and Sydney
         from Rangoon Yegu site at 1520 UT on Jan 25.
(wb, wwdxc BC-DX TopNews Jan 25)

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EDXC new website.

Seit heute gibt es eine neue EDXC Webseite.
Der wichtigste neue Inhalt: es gibt eine neue EDXC Laenderliste
"EDXC RADIO COUNTRIES 2014" als PDF zum Download.

<https://edxcnews.wordpress.com/2015/01/25/welcome-to-the-new-edxc-website/>
(via Christoph Ratzer-AUT, <http://ratzer.at>  Jan 26)

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SW and DX meetings 2015

Here is a list of some radio (especially shortwave and DX) related
meetings of this year. I hope this is of interest. Updates and corrections
are very welcome to
<risto.vahakainu -at- helsinki.fi>

Shortwave Radio Meetings - 2015

Date: February 13
Description: UNESCO World Radio Day

Date: February 21 (1430-1700 BST)
Location: Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC), 35-39 London
Street, Reading RG1 4PS, England
Organization: Reading International Radio Group
Expected attendance: 20
More info: <www.bdxc.org.uk>  <barraclough.mike -at- gmail.com>
Note: Reading DX meetings are held with about 2 months interval
(next one on April 25th)

Dates: February 27-28
Location: Plymouth Meeting (near Philadelphia), PA, USA
Description: Winter SWL Fest
More info: <www.swlfest.com>
Expected attendance: 150

Dates: March 15-17
Location: Milan, Italy
Description: Radiodays Europe 2015 -conference
More info: <www.radiodayseurope.com>

Dates: May 8-10
Location: Tarp, Germany (near Flensburg)
Description: Annual General meeting of DSWCI
Organization: Danish Short Wave Club International (DSWCI)
More info: <www.dswci.org>

Dates: May 15-17
Location: Dayton, Ohio, USA
Organization: Dayton Hamvention
Expected attendance: 20000
More info: <www.hamvention.org>

Dates: May 21-22
Location: Washington DC, USA
Description: Annual NASB Conference
Oganization: National Association of Shortwave Broadcasters
More info: <www.shortwave.org>

Dates: May 29-31
Location: Falkenberg, Sweden (south of Gothenburg)
Description: DX-Parlamentet 2015, the annual meeting of the SDXF
Organization: The Swedish DX-Federation (SDXF)
More info: <www.sdxf.se>

Dates: June 26-28
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Description: Ham Radio, biggest annual hamfest in Europe
Expected attendance: 20000
More info: <www.hamradio-friedrichshafen.de>

Dates: July 4-18
Location: Doebriach, Austria
Description: DX-Camp of ADXB-OE
More info: <www.dxcamp.org>

Date: July 11
Location: Win Hill on the Wiltshire/Dorset border, UK
Description: British DX Club DX gathering
More info: <www.bdxc.org.uk>

Dates: August 5-7
Location: Tuusula (Capital area), Finland
Description: The Annual Summer Meeting
Organization: The Finnish DX Association
Expected attendance: 70
More info: <rv -at- sdxl.org>

Dates: August 22-23
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Description: Big ham fair with a SW sector (Japan SW Club stand &
lectures)
Organization: Tokyo Ham Fair
Expected attendance: 30000
More info: <ohtaket -at- live.jp>

Dates: September 4-9
Location: Berlin, Germany
Name: IFA Internationale Funkausstellung
Description: Consumer Electronics Fair - Including Radios
More info: <www.b2b.ifa-berlin.com>

Dates: September 10-15
Location: Amsterdam, Holland
Decsription: IBC 2015, conference and exhibition
More info: <www.ibc.org>

Dates: September 18-22
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
Description: European DX Conference, the annual meeting of EDXC
Organization: European DX Council (EDXC) & St. Petersburg DX Club
Expected attendance: 50-70
More info: <www.edxc.org>

Dates: not announced
Location: Rajkot, India
Description: Ham Fest India 2015

Risto Vaehaekainu
tietotekniikka-asiantuntija
Helsingin yliopisto
Tietotekniikkakeskus/jaerjestelmaepalvelut
p. 050-529 2909
(Risto Vaehaekain-FIN, hcdx Jan 28)
 
 
 
 Best regards,



Michael Bethge
 
WORLDWIDE DX CLUB

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D-61282 Bad Homburg

GERMANY 

TONY'S 10 METRE BAND REPORT - January 29, 2015









Not a bad week except I had some data loss on Thursday and Friday.
We are seeking a solution to the problem.

EP6T (Kish Is) was easily top. Followed by C5X (Gambia), KP4AW (Puerto Rico), ZZ461SP (special
from Brazil) and others.

Koos, PD4KH says, “I worked RK7D 599 on Wednesday on data when I had a chance to play radio but the 10m band was only open a short while for me (08:41 UTC). And Saturday RA4FUT 599 and R6FAX 599 then 10 meters closed for me after 12:18 UTC” 

Robert, OE5IIO , says, “It was a good week for me at 28 MHz, probably the right time on the right frequency. I worked among others: 20/01/2015 ZL2WL ODX 18400 Km!, 01/22/2015 HS0ZHC, 01/22/2015 T6T, 01/24/2015 JT1BV, 01/24/2015 HL2DBP, 24.012015 CE7PGO, 01/24/2015 YU5IUA. All on SSB, 100 watts and a small Rotary dipole.”
 
Most popular DX (three or more contacts, any mode)
Monday DX: EP6T, C5X, ZD7FT, C5YK, JW9JKA, HA8DM, KP4NS, 9F2SH, CA7CAQ, OY1OF, AU5SV, 3B8CF, ZS90SARL, 4L8A, R7GR, KH8Z, KC4TVZ, AU1SV, 9A7JCY, ZL2WL, ZL1ALZ, YT90NS, W1AW, FK8DD/M, F4WBN, EA6ALW, DO1KRT, S51DX, RT77VV, KP4JRS, HK3C, A61Q, YU1NNN, UR5MKB, RA77VV, PP5EI, PJ4B, PD7DM, PB5X, OY1OF/M, OE3WMA, LW3DJC, K3VYY, J28NC, IK3SCB, HI3RST/KP4, EB5GC, EA8CCQ, 9W6EZ, 7X4AN, 6Y5JH, ZS1OIN, WP4PHY, VK2DX, VE3AXW, UA9UDX, SN90IARU, RA9O, OR5T, LW7DTM, KD2FND, K8WAY, DG150ZRS, DF2BO.
Spotters: ND6M, K6QG, W3LPL, N3MAV, OH1LWZ, F0CXO, KH6KX, WV4L, R7GR, PD0LK, N2FF, HC5K, KJ4ECX, G1YIJ, WB7BBI, W8IZC, PY1NS, ON3DIL, CE7SOY, 9W6EZ, N9JTB, LU4DPL, KQ4SJ, KH8Z, IV3OKO, HA9AL, F1UMO, VA7JH, UY3QY, UR8ES, UR0QK, RX3DLH, RA3ZT, PY2HT, PD7DM, PD0HLA, PB5X, OR5T, KF4SKY, KD8ZTQ, HA8ZI, EA8EE, EA4GDA, EA3GTO, DJ5AN, CA7CAQ, YU1NNN, WB6CZG, WA7UIB, W4DFG, W1SMC, W1ASB, VU2SMS, VA6SP, SP3CMX, RA6MA, R2MM, NO8D, N1EEQ, M0TXK, LZ1XJ, LZ1OI, KW4BY, KV3Q, KT4FW, KK6IUX, KI4FSZ, KG7HAX, KF4YCP, KD8TNF, KA2DDX, K3SOM, IU0CWB, IK0OPS, HA0MO, G0JEI, EA7IU, DO1KRT, 9A7JCY, 2E0SSX, 2E0CNL . 

Tuesday DX: EP6T, C5X, CA7CAQ, V51WH, JW9JKA, ZL2WL, CT8/OE6HLF, FJ/N9SW, ZS90SARL, AU1SV, 6W7SK, TJ3SN, RT77VV, KC4TVZ, J28NC, 7X3WPL, 9G5AG, 9G5AD, 3B8CF, KD0WAK, HR1AAB, FK8DD/M, A92AA, 9W6EZ, WP4OUH, WB2REM, VP8LP, UE77VV, PU1TMU, LU6FOV, KP4NS, HS0ZIN, G0LVX, F0DX, EA3HND, CE2AWW, ZS90SRAL, WP4PHY, VE2FSU, UE77WW, UA9UDX, TG9AJR, RA9LL/P, OX3XR, OT4A, LX1HD, KL2YV, K7FL/B, JT1AA, JF1IRW, FG/F5HRY, F4FEP, DL65DARC, CX8TC, VK4MSA, VE2HJ, VA7DX, UA9CLR, TF2MSN, RA77VV, PI4CC, N8XGS, JH1MDJ, G0DEF, F4WBN, CX3TQ, CU2GC, BG6IMK, 9A7JCY, 2E0YYY.
Spotters: W3LPL, K4PVJ, HA9AL, F0CXO, WB7BBI, 9W6EZ, G3NGD, VU2SMS, PU2YZP, PD0LK, KJ4ECX, IK1WXD, F4FEP, WA6SCW, VK2HV, UA9UDX, RW3GC, PU1RSN, PB1HF, OE5IIO, K4AAP, ZL2WL, R7CA, IV3OKO, IS0ANY, HC5K, YU5C, W4QN, W3ZJ, UA6AUA, UA0UY, SV1PAJ, SV1OCA, RX6B, RW1C, PX1M, PD3DMN, PD0DCH, PA7ZZ, OE5RAL, N5PV, LU4DPL, KJ9X, KD2FND, IK0WHK, HJ4GJO, G1CWP, FG4NO, F1UMO, CE3MDA, US4MW, UR4CW, SV2HTX, RW9UB, RW6HEG, RW3K, RA9UWD, RA9LL, R3DE, PY1ZV, PY1NS, PU4HUD, PE2K, PD7DX, PD5MVH, PA9RD, ON3MPA, OE6HLF, OE3WMA, N0AH, KK6IUX, KD9BAA, KD4JMV, KC7QR, IZ1MHY, IK7BPV, HB9DHA, HA1BL, F8UNF, F8DSM, F5MBF, F4VPX, F0DX, EA3CAZ, DS3HWS, DM2DMI, 7X3DA . 

Wednesday DX: EP6T, RI1ANR, CA7CAQ, C5X, TR8CA, HP1/S54ZZ, HS0ZHC, V51WH, 5H3EE, SV3AQR, TJ3SN, WP4ONJ, PH9HB/AM, HK1MW, 3D2KM, P49MR, ZB2JK, KP4NS, CN2JF, W3DIY, SV2CXI, RX0AK, PU2YZP, OD5NH, MW3FLI, KD2FND, AF1Y/KH0, 7X3WPL, RA77VV, OE3WMA, FR5DX, DG1RUG, AA4V, A61Q, 9W6EZ, UR3CTB, T6T, KC4TVZ, DK0WK, CT8/OE6HLF, AI4DD, 3B8CF, ZB2FK, PY2UD, MM3NRX, ZS90SARL, XE1XRC, XE1XR, VP8LP, VE7DXF, UE77WW, UA9UDX, TG9GJG, RK0AWQ, PU2XIZ, PA9RD, OX3XR, OE8TLK, K7HAL, IK3VUT, EC1AJL, EA3GXD, CX3DDO, CX2FV, CU3HN, CN8ZH, AU1SV, 9H1ET, 5B4AIX/P, W9KK, VE2HJ, VA3TPS, UA5D, UA0UK, SY2ALQ, RU9UC, RK9AK, RA0UBI, ON7TQ, ON3BZ, OK1FFU, N8JX/VP9, N5XZ, KH2L, K3SOM, J79SB, IZ5HSK, EC1DD, EB5GC, EA7IZJ, EA3HND, EA1IJF, DB7HH, CX8TC, CE2AWW, AP2MB, 9A3OS, 7X4AN.
Spotters: HA9AL, K4PVJ, W3LPL, F8DGY, VA3TPS, 9W6EZ, DM2DMI, G0JEI, PD0LK, HA8ZI, OE4AHG, IW1CHX, WD5DJX, N2JF, N0AH, KJ4ECX, AH6FX/4, PD5MVH, HC5K, 4X6DK, RZ6HNP, NK3Y, KP4MHZ, KD4POJ, HA5AEK, EA2DNY, DL4MFF, DC3MF, YY5EMG, YO7CFD, W7USA, VA1SEA, UA3RN, SP6GVU, RN5A, PA1MR, ON3SAT, KF4SKY, WB7BBI, WA4JQS, VA3YAE, UR0QK, SP3NX, RX3XC, PU2OKE, PU2KGO, PA9RD, ON3DIL, N9OOO, N4ABN, N0ZNA, KF5KLV, IZ6CLZ, IK7BPV, DH1AC, CA3SOC, AK5WB, 9A7JCY, WA2QQF, W8IZC, W3REG, VU2SMS, VK4RF, VA3QR, UT4IXZ, UA9UDX, TA2IBY, SV1PAJ, RX3AGD, RV3DCM, RU9WZ, RM7C, RC0UA, RA3RBL, PY3WWW, PY2VI, PU2YZP, PU2RTO, PU2KKE, PP5JLC, PD2BA, ON8DN, ON3CRD, OE9ICI, OE3KLU, N9NA, M0BSV, LU1FAM, KM4GGQ, KD8ZTQ, KD8TNF, KB3HTE, K7INA, K0XB/6, IS0AOC, I3YBD, HB9BRU, GM7NYB, G1CWP, F8DSM, F6DDV, F4AHJ, F0XXX, EC1CLG, EA7IU, EA3HPX, DF5WW, CU3HN, 9A7R .

Unfortunately data was not recorded for half of Thursday and the whole of Friday. Cause unknown.
Thursday DX: EP6T, ZS90SARL, RT77VV, HS0ZHC, T6T, R7GR, WP4ONJ, 4X6KJ, VU2ATN, SV2MAP, R47TBS, 9W6EZ, UE77WW, RA3EA, PU2WDX, LZ1VDR, EB5GC, A61Q.
Spotters: IW1CHX, OE5IIO, 9W6EZ, UA3RN, R7GR, LZ1UBO, EA7IU, BD8SZ, UA9UDX, PD5MVH, PD0LK, OE3WMA, OE2WAO, KQ4SJ, HA9AL, DO6LE . 

Friday DX:
Spotters:
Saturday DX: KP4AW, VE2CSI, ZZ461SP, PU5CSF, T32RL, PY2AA, CE7PGO, PY5DD, PP70FEB, HB9HLM, DL65DARC, 9H5BZ, IZ6CLZ, ZL2WL, PU5DTH, OX3XR, FK8DD/M, YV5EAH, PY3UR, OP4U, ON7AB, LX1AX, LU6VOQ, CX5AL, CX2CQ, 9A1ZZ, YO4RIU, W3PV/VP9, VA3PDG, VA2UP, PY2MAJ, PU2WDX, OK2BXW, N2JF, LW1EUD, KD2RD, IT9BUN, GI7AXB, GD6IA, FG/F5HRY, EA5IDQ, DO6NIK, AA5AU, TJ3SN, PY2PT, PY2LKP, PU2YZP, PI4CG, PA7RA, OA4BTO, M0BVL, LU7YWC, KC4TVZ, K6IJ/KH6, IZ6KPR, IW3IBK, GW0A, G0TPZ, FY5FY, F6HPP, F4GBU, DR50RRDXA, CT1EHI, CN8KD, CA3CBM, 7X3WPL.
Spotters: AB1J, W3LPL, N3MAV, EA8BGO, AJ4CG, PY2RMY, KM4GGQ, AA5AU, KE8M, PU4HUD, PU2TYA, PU2RDB, PU2BRU, OK2PF, NP4EG, G0JEI, VE2NMB, PY2JOS, PA3GCU, N8XQM, M0BSV, KJ6JAE, DO5BK, DH2ID, CX7AF, W7SW, PY2WO, PY2TTE, PU2OKE, N9OOO, LU3EP, KN2T, IZ1JLG, IT9DDS, HA8ZI, GM4ZJI, DM2GM, DL5FCZ, AK5WB, AB1WT, 9A8DX, WR2K, WA6SCW, W9HBH, W8IZC, W3RMS, PY2TDX, PY2SHF, PY2LCD, PY2ETA, PY2ALC, PD0LK, ON6EF, NP3QL, N0IAI, LU8DK, LU1HVK, KG7QBT, KC2NMK, KA7ARC, K1ZZ, IZ0WOY, GU0SUP, F1UMO, DM2DMI, DH3HAS .

Sunday DX: EP6T, VP8RAF, LU2XPK, J79SB, K6IJ/KH6, VP2ETE, PP70FEB, FG/F5HRY, KP4AW, JW9JKA, W2YP, PY3UR, 4L8A, YR555BU, VU2DK, ZL2WL, W1VE, OD5NH, FM5WD, YO4RIU, SV3AQR, R0AA, PY2VI, M0BVL, PY2TDX, KH6GA, 3B8CF, ZD8RY, RT77VV, HR1AAB, 3B8GL, UX7IW, PY2SEI, HB9HLM, F5CWU, EA5IDQ, CE2SQE, ZS2I, XV9NPS, TM1A, OT4A, EA5DY, CP4MG, ZZ461SP, ZS90SARL, VU2UUU, UA9UDX, TC3P, SV5BYR, RA9LL/P, PY3PDR, PW8PM, PU2OAG, PU2KMZ, PU1MHZ, PT7ZT, J28NC, F1UJS, ES3BR, CE3KHZ, 5B4AHL, SV2CXI, PE1OAD/MM, OZ90IARU, OP4U, OE8TLK, FY5FY, FR4PV, FJ/N9SW, F8DGY, F6REF, F6KRK, EI9FN, EA7KN, DR50RRDXA, CX3AT, 4Z4DX, 2M0EVS.
Spotters: W3LPL, PU2OAG, PD0LK, CE3MDA, YT2AZD, LU3EP, KC2RC, EA3ACA, VE9DX, OE5MPL, NK3Y, F4VPX, F1UMO, 9W6EZ, PY2AB, LU2XX, IK7MOI, F6IIT, AK5WB, W1DFL, PY2VOA, PR7MB, N2JF, LU8DK, KD8ZTQ, HC5K, DO4DXA, W9WI, W3GJD, UA9UDX, TA2AKG, PU2YZP, PU2OKE, N3MAV, LU8XQL, KM4GGQ, KD9BAA, 2E0MNG, YV4JP, W8IZC, UA4AGO, PY2VI, PY2HT, PW8PM, PU2SHF, PU2LJH, PA3GCU, KJ4ECX, KC1DAD, IT9BYS, F6KHM, F5PCV, EA6RF, DL2FR, CT5KJE, CT1DZY, YV5OIE, YV5DR, WR2K, WA4JQS, VA2BOY, UY2RA, UR5WCE, RU9U, RM5Y, R5ACQ, PY5YA, PU2TBR, PU2MNL, PU2KGO, PA3HFH, OE6VHF, NX0P, N0AH, LZ6K, LU6EOC, KM4FYS, KK6LGK, KG7QBT, KD8TNF, KC0YNS, K7NYY, K2MFY, K1FE, F4DVX, EA8BGO, EA2DT, DQ6Q, CX7.
 


Contests: Information from WA7BMN

Not much in the way of contests this coming week.

+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jan 28 and
  1900Z-2000Z, Jan 28 and
  0300Z-0400Z, Jan 29
+ Feld Hell Sprint 0000Z-2359Z, Jan 31
+ UBA DX Contest, SSB 1300Z, Jan 31 to 1300Z, Feb 1
   
February 2015
+ ARS Spartan Sprint 0200Z-0400Z, Feb 3
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Feb 4 and
  1900Z-2000Z, Feb 4 and
  0300Z-0400Z, Feb 5
 


Upcoming activity (though not guaranteed to be on 10m). Information from NG3K, DXwatch.com and 425DXnews

January  
2015 Jan01 2015 Jan31 Bahamas C6A
[spots]
LotW ATDX
20141018
By 9H5G as C6A/9H5G fm NA-001, NA-113, NA-054, NA-048; 160-10m; QSL also OK via NI5DX
2015 Jan10 2015 Feb05 Senegal 6W7SK
[spots]
LotW F6BLP
20141022
By F6BLP; mainly CW; 300w; G5RV + inverted L; holiday style operation; QSL also OK via F6BLP, Buro or direct
2015 Jan12 2015 Feb03 Haiti HH5
[spots]
KC0W Direct KC0W
20140825
By KC0W as HH5/KC0W; 160 80 40m; CW; 500w
2015 Jan14 2015 Jan29 Bonaire PJ4B
[spots]
PA8A Direct DXW.Net
20140829
By PA8A; HF; holiday style operation; for QSL, include US$2 + SAE
2015 Jan14 2015 Mar05 Belize V31YN
[spots]
LotW OPDX
20150119
By DJ4KW fm Conejo Shores (EK58ul); 160-10m; CW RTTY; 100w; verticals, wires, + 2 Beverage directed to Europe and Australia, New Zealand; QSL also OK via DJ4KW, DARC Buro or direct
2015 Jan15 2015 Feb10 Seychelles S79AC
[spots]
OE4AAC OE4AAC
20141118
By OE4AAC fm Mahe and Praslin Is (AF-024); 40-10m; CW; QSL also OK via OQRS; holiday style operation
2015 Jan15 2015 Feb15 Papua New Guinea P29NK
[spots]
DH1NK Buro ATDX
20141217
By DH1NK; 80-10m; SSB + digital; operation to continue until Jun 15
2015 Jan20 2015 Mar01 St Kitts & Nevis V47JA
[spots]
LotW W5JON
20121207
By W5JON fm Calypso Bay, St Kitts (NA-104, FK887pg); 160-6m, incl 60m; SSB; dipoles, vertical, yagi on 6m; QSL also OK via W5JON direct
2015 Jan22 2015 Feb09 East Kiribati T32RL
[spots]
LotW DXW.Net
20150113
By AD7AF fm Kiritimati; 160-10m; CW SSB RTTY; QSL also OK via Club Log or AD7AF; QRV for CQ WW 160m CW contest
2015 Jan22 2015 Feb17 Guatemala TG9
[spots]
VE7BV VE7BV
20141003
By VE7BV as TG9/VE7BV; 20 17 15m, perhaps other bands; CW SSB; holiday style operation; QSL also OK via VE7BV, Buro or direct
2015 Jan23 2015 Jan29 Bermuda VP9
[spots]
LotW VA3RJ
20150123
By W3PV as W3PV/VP9 fm Hamilton Parish (NA-005, WLOTA 0201, FM72pi); 40-6m; CW JT79 JT65; QSL also OK via W3PV, Buro or direct
2015 Jan23 2015 Jan30 Laos XW4ZW
[spots]
LotW ATDX
20150108
By K4ZW; HF w/ focus on low bands; QSL also OK via Club Log or K1SE direct
2015 Jan26 2015 Feb06 Malawai 7Q7VW
[spots]
DK2WV ATDX
20150105
By DK2WV fm KI60xb; 160-6m; CW SSB RTTY; 700w
2015 Jan27 2015 Feb01 Guadeloupe FG
[spots]
LotW OPDX
20141222
By F6ITD as FG/F6ITD fm Basse Terre I (NA-102); HF; SSB + digital; QSL also OK via F6ITD Buro or direct (LotW preferred)
2015 Jan27 2015 Feb03 St Lucia J6
[spots]
Home Call 425DXN
20150117
By SP3CFM as J6/SP3CFM, SP3IPB, SP7TF, SP7VC, SQ7OYL, K2RPF likewise fm NA-108; 160-10m; SSB CW + digital
2015 Jan30 2015 Jan30 Virgin Is KP2 W7AUM DXW.Net
20141231
By W7AUM as KP2/W7AUM fm St Thomas (NA-106); QRP; from beach
2015 Jan30 2015 Feb01 Chatham Is ZL7 JA0JHQ DXW.Net
20141229
By JA0JHQ as ZL7/JA0JHQ; mainly 17 15m; CW SSB; will try 10m CW
2015 Jan31 2015 Feb28 Grenada J38GA LotW DXW.Net
20150107
By W2BEE fm NA-024; CW + digital; QSL also OK via W2BEE, Buro or direct
February  
2015 Feb01 2015 Feb06 Azores CT8 LotW OPDX
20150126
By OK2ZI as CT8/OK2ZI fm Sao Miquel I (EU-003); 160-10m, focus on WARC; CW SSB + digital; 100w; vertical; holiday style operation; QSL also OK via Club Log
2015 Feb01 2015 Feb14 Navassa I K1N N2OO W0GJ
20141022
By K4UEE W0GJ NA5U AA7JV K0IR K6MM K9CT KT4TTT N2TU N4GRN N6MZ NM1Y W2GD W6IZT WB9Z; 160-10m; CW SSB RTTY; 7-8 stations; dates tentative
2015 Feb01 2015 Feb28 Solomon Is H44MS DL2GAC PA3CWN
20141217
By DL2GAC fm Honiara, Guadalcanal (WLOTA-0086, RI00aj); QSL OK via DARC Buro or direct (see Web page for details); operation to continue until Apr 30
2015 Feb02 2015 Feb02 Curacao PJ2 W7AUM DXW.Net
20141231
By W7AUM as PJ2/W7AUM fm SA-099; QRP; from beach
2015 Feb03 2015 Feb08 Fiji 3D2AD YT1AD DXW.Net
20150121
By YT1AD; 160-6m; SSB CW
2015 Feb04 2015 Feb07 Mariana Is KH0 EI2CR ATDX
20150123
By EI2CR as KH0/EI2CR; HF
2015 Feb02 2015 Mar30 Guadeloupe FG LotW OPDX
20141222
By F6ITD as FG/F6ITD; HF fm La Desirade I (NA-102); SSB + digital; QSL also OK via F6ITD Buro or direct (LotW preferred)
2015 Feb04 2015 Feb05 St Vincent J8 Home Call 425DXN
20150117
By SP3CFM as J8/SP3CFM, SP3IPB, SP7TF, SP7VC, SQ7OYL, K2RPF likewise fm NA-109; 160-10m; SSB CW + digital
2015 Feb05 2015 Mar06 Ascension ZD8D DL9HO DXW.Net
20141222
By DJ9KH DK9BDN DL6KAC; focus on 160-40, including 60m; CW RTTY SSB
2015 Feb05 2015 Feb25 Laos XW8BM JA8BMK DXW.Net
20141020
By JA8BMK; fm new low-noise area
 
Sun: 7 sunspot clusters, activity seems to be growing.

Scientists working with NASA's 70-meter Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, California, have released the first radar images of asteroid 2004 BL86, which flew past Earth on Jan. 26th. The mountain-sized space has its own small moon. (spaceweather.com)
 
Stoke duly beat Rochdale 1 – 4 and move on to face Blackburn away in the FA Cup in a couple of weeks. QPR at the Britannia Stadium this Saturday, I’ll be there.

quarta-feira, 28 de janeiro de 2015

DARC DXNL 1921 (Jan 28, 2015)










                DXNL 1921 - January 28, 2015
                      DX Newsletter

            *** 65 years DARC *** 1950 - 2015 ***

                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


5B, Cyprus:
     Leif, LA9BM, currently operates as 5B/LA9BM until February 6. QRV
     mainly on 20 and 17m on CW, SSB, RTTY, and PSK63. QSL via LoTW,
     eQSL.

DL, Germany:
     The DARC club in Uslar-Solling (H34) celebrates its 50th
     anniversary with the special event call DF50USLAR and the special
     DOK 50H34 until the year's end. QSL via bureau.

     DL65DARC and DK65DARC will be activated by members of the DARC
     Committee DX and HF-Contesting for Joker-points in the award
     programme between Jan. 26 and Feb. 1. After that, between Feb. 2
     and 8 DL65 will be run by district Oberbayern (C) and DK65 by
     district Hamburg (E).

     DQ40AIX (special DOK TUEBAIX) celebrates the town twinning of
     Tuebingen and Aix-en-Provence. QRV until the end of the year, QSL
     via bureau, DJ9KR (d).

     Members of the DARC club TH Merseburg (W21) celebrate 50 years of
     amateur radio in their city and the 25th anniversary of their club
     with the call DL50MER (special DOK 25W21) all year long. QSL via
     bureau.

     DQ1200HI (special DOK HI1200) celebrates the 1200th anniversary of
     the city Hildesheim until Dec. 31. QSL via bureau.

     And finally, the club station DK0ZAB looks back at 60 years of
     history with the call DK60ZAB. QSL via bureau.

EA8, Canary Islands:
     Rolf, EA8/DL6RO, is currently active holiday-style until Feb. 20
     from Costa Teguise, Lanzarote Island (AF-004). QSL via h/c (d/B).

F, France:
     TM60TAAF calls attention to the 60th anniversary of the French
     Southern Antarctic Territory on the following days: Feb. 1, 6-8,
     13-17, 19-22, and 27-28. The call will be used mostly by Francois,
     F8DVD, from Macon. The call will also take part in the Antarctic
     Activity Week (WAP-nr: 255). QSL via F8DVD (d/B), LoTW, ClubLog.

     Members of the radio club F5KSE plan to operate the special event
     call TM320NEO during 2015 in the context of the first flight of the
     Airbus A320NEO in 2014. QSL via F1EOY (d/B), LoTW.

H4, Solomon Islands:
     Bernhard, DL2GAC, returns once more to Honiara Island (OC-047,
     WLOTA 0086, WW Loc. RI00AJ). QRV holiday-style from Feb. 1 until
     April 30 as H44MS on 80-6m on SSB. QSL via DL2GAC (d/B).

HA, Hungary:
     HG90IARU joins the IARU jubilee celebrations on the air throughout
     the year. QRV on HF and 6m from the club station HG5C. The team
     also works on the rules of a dedicated award. QSL via HA5MA (d),
     LoTW, eQSL, OQRS.

LZ, Bulgaria:
     The Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP) honours the memory
     of the saint Isaak Sirin during February with the call LZ550SI. QSL
     via bureau, LZ1KCP (d).

OZ, Denmark:
     OZ90IARU also celebrate's IARU's anniversary throughout the year.
     QSL via OQRS, LoTW, eQSL. http://www.oz90iaru.dk/

     Jakob, OZ7AEI, celebrates his 25 years as a ham with the call
     OU25AEI during 2015. He plans to use the call mainly /p during
     OZFF, IOTA, DIA, and ARLHS activations. QSL via OZ7AEI (d/B).

PA, Netherlands:
     The PI9SRS team plans to use the call PF35SRS between Jan. 24 and
     Feb. 20 during various contests, such as BARTG Sprint and PACC
     Contest. QSL via PA3DHR (d/B), eQSL.

     Members of VERON in Amersfoort (PI4AMF) are going to operate
     PA90IARU during the year. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW and
     ClubLog. QSL via bureau.

PY, Brazil:
     PQ70FEB commemorates the end of World War II. QRV during February
     on 40, 20, 17, 15, and 10m on SSB and CW. QSL via PS7AB (d/B),
     LoTW, eQSL.

RA, European Russia:
     The following calls celebrate the victory of Stalingrad 72 years
     ago: R47TBS (Jan. 19 - Feb. 23, via UA4ATL), R35ASK (Jan. 15 - 23,
     via R4AAS), and R1943S (Jan. 24 - Feb. 2, via RN4ABD).
     http://stalingrad72.hamlog.ru/

SM, Sweden:
     Raf/ON5RZ, Dirk/ON7DS, and Fons/ON4AWT will be active as SI9AM
     between Jan. 28 and Feb. 1 (also in the UBA DX Contest). QRV on
     160-2m on SSB and FM. QSL via SM3TIR (d/B). http://www.si9am.se/

V5, Namibia:
     Mario, DL4MFM, plans to activate several WWFF, WCA, and GMA
     references as V5/DL4MFM between the 30th of January and the 4th of
     February. Depending on wx conditions, possible locations may
     include the dune "Big Daddy", Naukluft Mountains Zebra Park
     (V5FF-0008), or Francois Fort (WCA V5-00005). QSL via DL4MFM (d/B).

VE, Canada:
     CG350F calls attention to the first use of the Maple Leaf Flag 50
     years afo. QRV between Feb. 1 and March 1 on HF on all modes. QSL
     via bureau, VE3RHE (d), LoTW. http://canada-150th.ca/

VP8, South Georgia Island:
     Denis, ZL4DB, hopes to get on the air from January 27 on either as
     Vp8DOZ or VP8DOZ/G. QRV with a TS-480 on 20 and 17m on SSB. His
     activity windows depend on wx conditions. Denis' stay will last
     until the end of March or beginning of April. QSL via ZL4PW (d/B).

YO, Romania:
     YO90IARU, YP90IARU, YQ90IARU, and YR90IARU all celebrate IARU's
     jubilee. There is also an award "IARU-90" available.
     http://www.hamradio.ro/Comunicate/2201201501

ZS, South Africa:
     Right after his stay in Namibia Mario, DL4MFM, moves on to South
     Africa and gets on the air as ZS6/DL4MFM on Feb. 7 and 8. He hopes
     to activate Highest Point (SOTA ZT/GP-001) on the 7th and
     Magaliesberg (SOTA ZS/GP-008) on the 8th together with ZS8BNE,
     ZS6VL, ZU6BV, and ZU6M. QSL via DL4MFM (d/B).

Pacific Tour by YT1AD:
     Hrane, YT1AD, tours the Central and South Pacific according to the
     following schedule:
      * Feb 03 - 08: Fiji as 3D2AD
      * Feb 08 - 11: Upolu Island, Samoa as 5W7A
      * Feb 11 - 12: American Samoa as KH8/N9YU
      * Feb 13 - 14: Hawaii as KH6/N9YU.
     QRV on 160-6m on CW and SSB. QSL via YT1AD.
     http://www.yt1ad.info/

QSLs E51HDJ/E51XIW:
     Gerd, DJ5IW, has now received cards from the printer and begins
     sending them out.

DXCC Rules:
     The ARRL has revised some of its DXCC rules regarding remote
     operating and its bearing on DXCC credit.
     http://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-board-okays-changes-to-dxcc-program-v
     hf-and-above-contesting-rules

Preview:
========

South Sandwich & South Georgia Project 2016:
     The Intrepid-DX Group, lead by Paul/N6PSE and David/K3LP, announces
     they have received landing permission for both islands. The group
     plans a 10-day stay on each island, with 8 days on-air time. At the
     moment their budget plans tally at $425000, with more donations
     being needed to cover that amount. http://www.intrepid-dx.com/vp8/


Abbreviations:
DIA    Danish Island Award
FSAT   French Southern Antarctic Territory
GMA    German Mountain Award
IARU   International Amateur Radio Union
IOTA   Islands on the Air
LoTW   Logbook of the World
OQRS   Online QSL Request System
SOTA   Summits on the Air
VERON  Vereniging voor Experimenteel Radio Onderzoek in Nederland
WCA    World Castles Award
WLOTA  World Lighthouse On The Air Award
WWFF   World Wide Flora & Fauna


Upcoming Contests
=================
31.01./01.02.  UBA DX Contest
01.02.         Februar QSO Party


IOTA     Compiled by Friedrich, DL4BBH (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

NA-024; J3, Grenada: Gregory/W2BEE is going to operate as J38GA
     from Grenada (WLOTA 0718) between Jan. 31 and Feb. 28. QRV on HF on
     CW and digital modes. QSL via homecall (d), LoTW, ClubLog.

NA-062; W4, Florida State (Florida Keys) group: Howie, K1VSJ, plans
     a holiday-style activity as K1VSJ/4 between the 29th and Feb. 9
     from Key Colony Beach. QSL via h/c.

NA-143; W5, Texas State East (Matagorda to Jefferson County) group:
     Joe/K5KUA will get on the air again as K5KUA/5 from Galveston
     Island (USi TX001s) between Jan. 30 and Feb. 1. QRV pn 40-10m
     solely on CW. QSL via h/c (d/B).

SA-099; PJ2, Curacao Island: Sascha/DH6TJ will be active as
     PJ2/DH6TJ from Curacao (WLOTA 0942) between Feb. 2 and March 31.
     QRV on 20, 15, and 10m on SSB, QSL route tba.


Caribbean Cruise by W7AUM:
     Chuck/W7AUM tours the Caribbean with the cruise ship Ryndam and
     plans to get on the air as PA/W7AUM/mm while on board. He also
     plans QRP activities during shore excursions according to the
     following schedule:
     * Jan. 30: NA-106; KP2, Virgin Islands: St. Thomas Island as KP2/W7AUM
     * Jan. 31: NA-100; V2, Antigua and Barbuda: St. Johna Antiqua as V25RC
     * Feb. 02: SA-099; PJ2, Curacao Island: Curacao (WLOTA 0942) as PJ2/W7AUM
     * Feb. 06: NA-016; ZF, Cayman Islands: Grand Cayman (WLOTA 1042) as ZF2UM.
     QSL via W7AUM (d/B).



WWFF
====

Lac de Tergnier - FFF-1451:
     Eric, F4BYB, plans to activate this reference on Feb. 2. QRV on 40,
     20, and 15m on SSB. QSL via F4BYB (d/B), eQSL.

Foret domaniale de Fontainebleau - FFF-293:
     Watch also out for Sebastien, F4HFD, on Feb. 2 from this reference.
     QSL only via direct.

9AFF Annual 2014 Award:
     Check out the following website for the 2014 annual award
     standings: http://www.9aff.sova-projekt.hr/AnnualAwards.aspx

9ANP Award:
     Starting 2015 the radio club Croatian Flora Fauna offers a new
     Croatian National Parks Award, for rules see:
     http://9a.parks.sova-projekt.hr/Rules


WCA
===

Francois Fort - WCA V5-00005:
     Mario/DL4MFM intends to activate the fort on Feb. 2 & 3 as
     V5/DL4MFM. QSL via h/c (d/B).



Calendar
========
start      - end        DX              DXNL
03.02.     - 08.02.     3D2AD           1921*
01.01.     - 30.04.     3Z85PZK         1917
01.01.     - 30.04.     3Z90IARU        1917
24.11.     - 23.11.     4A5XX           1911
02.11.     - 10.04.     4S7KKG          1909
           - 07.2015    4U20B           1895
25.01.     - 06.02.     5B/LA9BM        1921*
           - 08.2017    5R8SV           1897
08.02.     - 11.02.     5W7A            1921*
10.01.     - 06.02.     6W7SK           1918
26.01.     - 06.02.     7Q7VW           1920
18.07.     - 02.2015    8J1ATUGI        1883
           - 03.2015    8J1FC           1878
           - 03.2015    8J1TGN          1878
20.04.     - 31.01.     8J1ZC           1880
           - 03.2015    8J2VE           1884
           - 03.2015    8J3ZUKA         1866
31.07.     - 08.2015    8J4J            1848
07.05.     - 03.2015    8J4HKR          1885
           - 03.2015    8J7INORI        1892
           - 03.2015    8J9ONO          1878
           - 31.03.     8J125SSI        1911
01.10.     - 31.05.     8J160KSW        1904
11.01.     - 11.02.     8N8SSF          1918
01.09.     - 31.03.     8N150KC         1915
01.01.     - 31.12.     9A88AA          1919
01.01.     - 04.02.     9M2MRS          1918
01.12.     - 31.01.     AU1SV           1914
01.12.     - 31.01.     AU5SV           1914
           - 04.2015    C6ATS           1913
           - 10.02.     CE3/DL5DSM      1920
           - 03.2015    CE9OJZ..        1886
01.02.     - 01.03.     CG350F          1921*
10.10.     - 20.03.     CN2JF           1914
08.12.     - 08.12.15   D3AM            1919
           - 01.2015    D8A             1871
01.01.     - 31.12.     DA300CFG        1919
01.01.     - 31.12.     DA300KA         1920
01.01.     - 31.12.     DF50USLAR       1921*
01.01.     - 31.12.     DG150ZRS        1917
01.01.     - 31.12.     DJ90IARU        1917
01.01.     - 31.12.     DK60ZAB         1921*
01.01.     - 31.12.     DK65DARC        1917
14.10.     - 13.10.     DL0WRTC         1907
01.01.     - 31.12.     DL50MER         1921*
01.01.     - 31.12.     DL60BUND        1919
01.01.     - 31.12.     DL65DARC        1917
           - 04.2015    DM100CTK        1884
01.05      - 30.04.     DM20KIDS        1884
01.01.     - 31.12.     DM700LSW        1918
01.01.     - 31.12.     DM750FOR        1919
           - 02.2015    DP0GVN          1864
01.01.     - 31.12.     DP7BVBG         1917
01.01.     - 31.12.     DQ40AIX         1921*
           - 05.2015    DQ60WAE         1887
01.01.     - 31.12.     DQ70ELBE        1918
01.01.     - 31.12.     DQ1200HI        1921*
01.07.     - 30.06.     DR125HLK        1893
01.01.     - 31.12.     E50A            1915
01.01.     - 31.12.     E50B            1915
01.01.     - 31.12.     E50D            1915
01.01.     - 31.12.     E50J            1915
01.01.     - 31.12.     E50K            1915
01.01.     - 31.12.     E50V            1915
01.01.     - 31.12.     E50W            1915
11.01.     - 20.02.     EA8/DL6RO       1921*
16.01.     - 31.01.     EP6T            1919
02.02.                  F4BYB           1921*
02.02.                  F4HFD           1921*
28.01.     - 28.03.     FG/F6ITD        1920
13.02.     - 14.02.     FM/K2RPF        1920
13.02.     - 14.02.     FM/SP3CFM       1920
13.02.     - 14.02.     FM/SP3IPB       1920
13.02.     - 14.02.     FM/SP7TF        1920
13.02.     - 14.02.     FM/SP7VC        1920
13.02.     - 14.02.     FM/SQ7OYL       1920
           - 10.2015    FW5JJ           1852
01.01.     - 31.12.     G50FRS          1917
13.09.     - 15.03.     GB0SFE          1909
24.01.     - 30.01.     GB4TLB          1920
31.01.     - 01.02.     GB5SLB          1920
01.02.     - 30.04.     H44MS           1921*
01.01.     - 31.12.     HE200GE         1919
01.01.     - 30.04.     HF85PZK         1917
01.01.     - 30.04.     HF90IARU        1917
01.01.     - 31.12.     HG90IARU        1921*
12.01.     - 03.02.     HH5/KC0W        1918
           - 06.2015    HI7/DJ0ML       1910
           - 2017       HL2/F4AAR       1837
           - 04.02.     IA/IZ2QEJ       1913
           - 05.2015    II8IDXC..       1856/1861
06.02.     - 08.02.     J3/K2RPF        1920
06.02.     - 08.02.     J3/SP3CFM       1920
06.02.     - 08.02.     J3/SP3IPB       1920
06.02.     - 08.02.     J3/SP7TF        1920
06.02.     - 08.02.     J3/SP7VC        1920
06.02.     - 08.02.     J3/SQ7OYL       1920
31.01.     - 18.02.     J38GA           1921*
27.01.     - 03.02.     J6/K2RPF        1920
27.01.     - 03.02.     J6/SP3CFM       1920
27.01.     - 03.02.     J6/SP3IPB       1920
27.01.     - 03.02.     J6/SP7TF        1920
27.01.     - 03.02.     J6/SP7VC        1920
27.01.     - 03.02.     J6/SQ7OYL       1920
           - 05.2015    J79MM           1919
06.11.     - 05.03.     J79XBI          1909
04.02.     - 09.02.     J8/K2RPF        1920
04.02.     - 09.02.     J8/SP3CFM       1920
04.02.     - 09.02.     J8/SP3IPB       1920
04.02.     - 09.02.     J8/SP7TF        1920
04.02.     - 09.02.     J8/SP7VC        1920
04.02.     - 09.02.     J8/SQ7OYL       1920
30.10.     - 02.2015    JW/UA3IPL       1908
06.12.     - 30.05.     JW9JKA          1913
29.01.     - 09.02.     K1VSJ/4         1921*
           - 01.05.     K2ZR/4          1920
30.01.     - 01.02.     K5KUA/5         1921*
           - 02.2015    KB1SF           1920
13.02.     - 14.02.     KH6/N9YU        1921*
17.01.     - 21.03.     KH6/VE7AHA      1919
11.02.     - 12.02.     KH8/N9YU        1921*
           - 2016/17    KH9/KJ6GHN      1885
30.01.                  KP2/W7AUM       1921*
           - 03.2015    LU1ZD           1888
01.02.     - 28.02.     LZ550SI         1921*
01.01.     - 31.01.     LZ290MB         1918
01.01.     - 31.01.     OL750CB         1918
01.01.     - 31.12.16   OU0POLIO        1919
           - 08.2015    OX5M            1843
           - 08.2015    OX5T            1843
01.01.     - 31.12.     OU25AEI         1921*
01.01.     - 31.12.     OZ90IARU        1921*
15.01.     - 15.06.     P29NK           1915/1919
01.01.     - 31.12.     PA90IARU        1921*
24.01.     - 20.02.     PF35SRS         1921*
           - 02.2015    PG200KMAR       1875
02.02.     - 31.03.     PJ2/DH6TJ       1921*
02.02.                  PJ2/W7AUM       1921*
14.01.     - 29.01.     PJ4B            1919
01.01.     - 31.01.     PP70FEB         1917
01.02.     - 28.02.     PQ70FEB         1921*
01.01.     - 31.01.     PQ60ICN         1917
15.01.     - 23.02.     R35ASK          1921*
19.01.     - 23.02.     R47TBS          1919/1921*
01.01.     - 27.02.     R120AM          1919
24.01.     - 02.02.     R1943S          1921*
15.01.     - 31.01.     RA77VV          1920
11.14      - 03.2015    RI1ANR          1908
           - 01.02.     RI1ANT          1860/1862
15.01.     - 31.01.     RT77VV          1920
17.01.     - 10.02.     S79AC           1919
28.01.     - 01.02.     SI9AM           1921*
01.01.     - 30.06.     SN40KRF         1919
01.01.     - 30.04.     SN85PZK         1917
01.01.     - 30.04.     SN90IARU        1917
01.01.     - 30.04.     SO85PZK         1917
01.01.     - 30.04.     SO90IARU        1917
01.01.     - 30.04.     SP85PZK         1917
01.01.     - 30.04.     SP90IARU        1917
01.01.     - 30.04.     SQ85PZK         1917
01.01.     - 30.04.     SQ90IARU        1917
22.01.     - 09.02.     T32RL           1920
           - 04.2015    TA4/OG55W       1920
           - 04.2015    TA4/OH2HOD      1920
01.01.     - 30.04.     TC100GLB        1918
01.01.     - 31.01.     TC150ITU        1919
01.05.     - 30.05.     TC150ITU        1919
22.01.     - 17.02.     TG9/VE7BV       1920
           - 2017       TJ3SN           1896
           - 07.2015    TJ3TS           1877
03.10.     - 17.03.     TK/G4BKI        1904
01.02.     - 28.02.     TM60TAAF        1921*
01.01.     - 31.12.     TM320NEO        1921*
04.02.     - 28.03.     TO6D            1920
18.09.     -            TR8CA           1902
           - 2018       TY2CD           1914
15.01.     - 31.01.     UE77VV          1920
15.01.     - 31.01.     UE77WW          1920
31.01.                  V25RC           1921*
           - 05.03.     V31GW           1920
           - 05.03.     V31YN           1920
20.01.     - 01.03.     V47HAM          1919
20.01.     - 01.03.     V47JA           1919
30.01.     - 04.02.     V5/DL4MFM       1921*
01.01.     - 31.01.     VC7SJAM         1917
01.01.     - 31.01.     VG3SJAM         1917
24.01.                  VK3VTH/p        1920
01.01.     - 31.01.     VK16AC          1917
27.01.     - 03.2015    VP8DOZ/G        1921*
           - 12.2015    VR2UU           1898
23.01.     - 29.01.     W3PV/VP9        1920
26.01.     - 28.01.     WI7N/4          1920
13.01.     - 12.02.     XW4FB           1919
23.01.     - 30.01.     XW4ZW           1920
01.02.     - 31.12.     YO90IARU        1921*
           - 20.09.     YO555BU         1907
01.02.     - 31.12.     YP90IARU        1921*
           - 20.09.     YP555BU         1907
01.02.     - 31.12.     YQ90IARU        1921*
           - 20.09.     YQ555BU         1907
01.02.     - 31.12.     YR90IARU        1921*
           - 20.09.     YR555BU         1907
01.01.     - 31.12.     YT90NS          1919
30.01.     - 01.02.     ZL7/JA0JHQ      1920
           - 03.2016    ZF2DX           1878
06.02.                  ZF2UM           1921*
07.02.     - 08.02.     ZS6/DL4MFM      1921*
01.01.     - 19.04.     ZS90SARL        1917

* = new or updated
.. = and other calls


QSL information
===============
3A/F4FRL          via    F4FRL        (B), (e)
3A/F5RBB          via    F5RBB        (B), (e)
3D2AD             via    YT1AD
4A5XX             via    XE1EE        (d/B), (L), (e)
4S7AVR                                (d)
4S7KKG            via    DC0KK        (d/B), (O)
5B/LA9BM                              (L), (e)
5H3EE             via    DL4ME        (d/B)
5Q0PI             via    OZ6PI        (B)
5R8SV             via    G3SWH,       (L)
5W7A              via    YT1AD
6W7SK             via    F6BLP        (B), (L), (C)
7Q7VW             via    DK2WV        (d/B)
7X5ST             via    7X2LS        (d)
8J125SSI                              (B)
8N8SSF                                (B)
8N150KC                               (B), (e)
8P0P              via    W3HNK        (d), W0SA (B)
8P6FX                                 (d)
8P9EH             via    (d),         EA4GLI (B), (L), (e)
9A88AA            via    9A2AA        (d/B)
9M2MRS            via    PA0RRS,      (O), (L), (e)
AF1Y/KH0          via    DU1CKF       (d/B), (L), (e)
AU1SV             via    VU2SMS       (d)
AU5SV             via    VU2SMN       (d)
AX2LJM            via    VK2LJM
AX3CWB            via    VK3CWB       (d)
AX7CW             via    VK7CW        (d), (L)
BH3PXD            via    BA4EG        (B)
C5X               via    M0OXO        (O)
C6ATS             via    NI5DX        (d), (L), (O)
CA7CAQ                                (d/B)
CE3/DL5DSM        via    DL5DSM       (d/B)
CG350F            via    (B),         VE3RHE (d), (L)
CN2JF             via    F6CTF        (d), (e)
CO2DC             via    EA5KB
CP4BT             via    DJ2BW        (B), (L)
CP4MG             via    EA5KB
D3AM              via    UA1QV        (d)
DA300CFG                              (B)
DA300KA                               (B), DH2ES (d)
DG150ZRS                              (B)
DF50USLAR                             (B)
DH0GAK/p          via    DH0GAK       (d/B)
DJ90IARU          via    (B),         DL2VFR (d)
DK60ZAB                               (B)
DK65DARC          via    (B),         DF1QR (d)
DL0WRTC           via    DF1QR        (B), (L), (e)
DL4DBM            via    PA3CLP       (B), (*)
DL50MER                               (B)
DL60BUND                              (B), (e)
DL65DARC                              (B), DF1QR (d)
DM20KIDS                              (B), (O)
DM100CTK          via    (B),         DF1XC (d), (L)
DM700LSW                              (B)
DM750FOR                              (B)
DP0GVN            via    DL5EBE       (d/B)
DP7BVBG           via    DF7AA        (d/B)
DQ40AIX           via    (B),         DJ9KR (d)
DQ60WAE           via    DF1QR        (d/B)
DQ70ELBE                              (B), DJ9ZZZ (d), (e)
DQ1200HI                              (B)
E50J              via    E51JD        (d)
E50V              via    E51CG        (d)
EA8/DL6RO         via    DL6RO        (d/B)
EK2AN                                 (d)
EP6T              via    M0URX
FG/F5HRY          via    F5HRY        (d/B)
FG/F6ARC          via    FE11DX       (B)
FG/F6ITD          via    F6ITD,       (L), (C)
FG5LA                                 (d), (L)
FJ/N9SW           via    N9SW         (d), (L)
FR5FC             via    EA7FTR
G50FRS            via    (B),         G0YYY (d), (e)
GB4TLB                                (B), (e)
GB5SLB            via    M0SHK        (d/B)
GI4BBE                                (d)
H44MS             via    DL2GAC       (d/B)
HE200GE           via    HB9AOF
HF90IARU          via    SP1MGM       (B)
HG7SNOW           via    HA7PL        (d/B)
HG90IARU          via    HA5MA        (d), (L), (e), (O)
HH5/KC0W          via    KC0W         (d)
HI7/DJ0ML         via    DJ0ML        (d)
HK4LIS                                (d/B), (e)
HV0A              via    IK0FVC       (d), (L)
IA/IZ2QEJ         via    IZ2QEJ       (d)
IC8FEM                                (d/B), (L)
J38GA             via    W2BEE        (d), (L), (C)
J79MM             via    EI4JY        (d)
J79SB             via    NI5DX
J79XBI            via    SM5DJZ       (d/B), (L), (C)
JA4GXS/5          via    JA4GXS       (d/B)
JE6FPP/6          via    JE6FPP       (d/B)
JW/UA3IPL         via    RW6HS        (d)
JW9JKA            via    LA9JKA       (d)
JY9FC             via    E73Y
K1VSJ/4           via    K1VSJ
K2ZR/4            via    K2ZR         (d/B)
K3Y               via    K9JP         (L), (e)
K5KUA/5           via    K5KUA        (d/B)
KH6/N9YU          via    YT1AD
KH6/VE7AHA        via    VE7AHA       (d), (L)
KH8/N9YU          via    YT1AD
KP2/W7AUM         via    W7AUM        (d/B)
KP2AD                                 (d)
LZ550SI           via    (B),         LZ1KCP (d)
LZ290MB           via    (B),         LZ1KCP (d)
OL750CB                               (B)
OU0POLIO          via    OZ1ACB       (d/B)
OU25AEI           via    OZ7AEI       (d/B)
OX5T              via    OZ0J         (d/B)
OZ/DK1AX          via    DK1AX        (d/B), (L), (e)
OZ90IARU          via    (O),         (L), (e)
P29NK             via    DH1NK        (d/B)
PA90IARU                              (B), (L), (C)
PF35SRS           via    PA3DHR       (d/B), (e)
PH44ZU            via    PC4DX        (B), (e)
PJ2/K8ND          via    K8ND         (d), (L)
PJ2/W7AUM         via    W7AUM        (d/B)
PJ4B              via    PA8A         (d)
PP70FEB           via    PS7AB        (d/B), (L), (e)
PQ60ICN           via    PS7GL        (d/B), (L)
PQ70FEB           via    PS7AB        (d/B), (L), (e)
PU2OXZ                                (d), (e)
R1ASP             via    RA1AD        (d)
R47TBS            via    UA4ATL       (d/B), (e)
R35ASK            via    R4AAS        (d/B)
R120AM            via    RU3AWH
R1943S            via    RN4ABD       (d/B)
RA0FF                                 (d), (L)
RA77VV            via    RW0UM
RI1ANR            via    RK1PWA
RT77VV            via    RZ9UF
S79AC             via    OE4AAC       (d/B), (O)
SI9AM             via    SM3TIR       (d/B)
SN40KRF           via    (B),         SP1KRF (d)
SN90IARU          via    SP1PMY       (B), (L), (e)
SQ90IARU          via    SP7PTM       (B), (L), (e)
SY2BEU                                (d), (L), (e)
T32RL             via    AD7AF        (d), (L), (C)
TA4/OG55W                             (L), (Q)
TA4/OH2HOD                            (L), (Q)
TC100GLB          via    TA1CM        (d/B)
TC150ITU          via    TCSWAT,      (L)
TG9/VE7BV         via    VE7BV        (d/B), (L)
TJ3SN             via    IZ1BZV       (d), (L)
TK/G4BKI          via    VP9KF        (d)
TM5CW             via    F5SJB        (d)
TM60TAAF          via    F8DVD        (d/B), (L), (C)
TM320NEO          via    F1EOY        (d/B), (L)
TO6D              via    F6ITD,       (L), (C)
TR8CA             via    F6CBC
TY2CD             via    ZS6ARF       (d), (L)
UE77VV            via    R4AAT        (d/B)
UE77WW            via    R7TW
UN3M              via    EA7FTR       (d), (e)
V25RC             via    W7AUM        (d/B)
V47HAM            via    W5JON        (d), (L)
V47JA             via    W5JON        (d), (L)
V5/DL4MFM         via    DL4MFM       (d/B)
VC7SJAM                               (B)
VK3VTH/p          via    VK3VTH       (d/B), (L), (e)
VK16AC            via    M0OXO
VP8DOZ/G          via    ZL4PW        (d/B)
VU3RAZ                                (d)
W3PV/VP9          via    W3PV         (d/B), (L), (e)
WI7N/4            via    WI7N,        (L)
XW4FB             via    KB4FB,       (L)
XW4XR             via    EI2EIC,      (L)
XW4ZW             via    K1SE         (d/B), (L), (C)
YB8RW/p           via    YB8RW        (d)
YB8RXA/p          via    W2FB         (d)
YC8ROP/p          via    YC8ROP       (d), (L), W2FB
YJ8CW                                 (d/B)
YL45GBC           via    YL3GBC,      (L), (e)
YT90NS            via    YU7BPQ       (d)
ZF2UM             via    W7AUM        (d/B)
ZL3TEN                                (d)
ZL7/JA0JHQ        via    JA0JHQ       (d/B)
ZP/5P8X           via    OZ8X         (B), (L)
ZS4AZ             via    EA5ZD        (d), (e)
ZS6/DL4MFM        via    DL4MFM       (d/B)
ZV5WSC            via    PU2KKE       (d)
ZY7NAT            via    PS7GL,       (L), (e)
ZZ461SP           via    PY2AA        (d/B), (L), (e)


(d) = direct   (B) = bureau ok  (L) = LoTW           (O) = OQRS
(C) = ClubLog  (e) = eQSL       (*) = new manager    (Q) = QRZ.COM


* QSLs received direct:
  5R8M, CO6LC (via IZ1GDB), J6/DL7VOG, VK9LM, XR2T (SA-086), YN5Z
* QSLs received via bureau:
  3A/ON5UR, 4Z5IU, 7T5OI, 7T50ARA, 9M8SYA, A45XR, EA9CD, EF7HQ, ER80KEDR,
  GB1418WAR, GQ1LAT, HI3/N3SY, HK/EA7ATX, J48LH (SV3DCX), LY44WFF, LZ2014KM,
  NH2T, P43E, PD69L, PR7AA, RG61PP, RP68ON, SN0JPII, SZ3P, VY2TT, YB69RI
  (YB1GJS), ZF2AH (W6VNR)
* QSL via LoTW: 4Z5TK, EP6T, J400EG


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