I.C.P.O. Bulletin (30 May - 06 June 2014) "Islands, Castles & Portable Operations"

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Listing is by calendar date (day/month/year)
 
30/05/2014: A large team will be active as 9M2MI from Pulau Undan (AS-097, WLOTA 3792) between 30th May and 1st June 2014. They will operate SSB and CW on 40, 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 metres. QSL via 9M2YOT, direct only (Hasrul Nizam 9M2YOT, P.O. Box 118, Melaka 75720, Malaysia). Log will be hosted by Club Log. Further information on www.qrz.com/db/9M2MI [425 DX News]

30/05/2014: The members of Clube Radioamadores do Entroncamento - CR5CRE, will be active on the 30th and 31st of May 2014 from Evoramonte Castel (WCA CT-00047, DCFP C-047, DMHP EV-036 and DMP 0704), located in the Province of Evora. They plan to work as special callsign CR5EM on all HF bands CW/SSB and Digital modes. QSL via CS5CRE (see QRZ.com). [RN1CW]

30/05/2014: Stefano IZ5GST, Gilberto IW5AB and Federica IU5AXT will be active as IZ5GST/4 from several Italian castles and flora-fauna areas as follows: 30 May 2014 @ around 8.00z from the Natural Reserve Orientata Bosco di Scardavilla (WWFF IFF-717), Castello di San Cassiano a Brisighella (DCI RA-008, WCA I-07984) and Castello di Gattara di San Martino in Gattara a Brisighella (DCI RA-046, WCA I-11766). QRV on the HF bands using SSB and Digital modes. QSL via IZ5GST, direct or Bureau. The program is subject to reductions or changes that will be decided at the time. Arrival times will be updated on the various activations in real time on twitter.com/stefanotolari . Online log-search at: iz5gst.altervista.org/index.html [IZ5GST]

30/05/2014: Look for Masa, JF3ELH, to be active from Amami-O Island (AS-023, WLOTA 0391, Grid Loc. PL48) between 30th May and 1st June 2014. Plans are to be QRV on 80-6 metre CW and SSB. QTH: Amami-city, Kagashima (JCC#4623) or Tatsugou-cho, Ooshima-gun, Kagoshima (JCG#46005(K)). "In case of heavy rain or other condition, the operation condition may vary." QSL via home call; see QRZ.com. [JI3DST]

30/05/2014: The Invoker Team (Gabriel EA3AKA, Christian EA3NT, Vincent F4BKV, Gil F4FET, Fabrice F4FPG and Diego F4HAU) will be active as TM1INT from Ile du Banc d'Arguin (EU-159, DIFM AT-033, Grid Loc. IN94) from 30th May to 1st June 2014. They plan to operate CW and SSB with 3-4 stations on the HF bands and 6 metres. QSL via F5CWU, direct or Bureau (OQRS on f5cwu.net/oqrs/). Follow them on Twitter (@Invoker_Team), and find further information at www.invokerteam.com/tm1int/. [425 DX News]

30/05/2014: Sho, JA7HMZ, will again be active from the island of Pohnpei (OC-010, WW Loc. QJ96CX), Federated States of Micronesia, as V63DX between 30th May and 5th June 2014. QRV on 80-6 metres, all modes. QSL via home call, direct only (Shoji Igawa, 17 Shirogane-Cho Yokobori, Yuzawa-City, Akita, 019-0204, Japan). [DX-World]

31/05/2014: Kenneth, LA7GIA, will be active as 7Q7GIA from Lilongwe, Malawi, between 31st May and 8th June 2014. Activity will be on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. Antennas will be a vertical and wire antennas. QSL via home call. [OPDX Bulletin]

31/05/2014: On the 31st of May a Team of operators affiliated to Portuguese Navy Hamradio Club - NRA, is going to activate the Fortress of Our lady of Porto Salvo, also known as "Forte da Giribita" (WW Loc. IM58IQ) using the callsign CR5FG. Operators include Carlos CT1EHK, Carlos CT1IPB, Maria CT2YTY, Joaquim CR7AHW, David CT1DRB and Manuel CT1ELZ. QRV on 80-10 metre SSB, CW and the Digi-modes. Valid References: Portuguese Historic Monuments Award (DMHP LX-036), Diploma de Divulgacao das Freguesias Portuguesas (DDFP OER-05), Portuguese Municipality Award (DMP-1110), World Castles Award (CT-00288), Portuguese Castles and Fortresses Award (DCFP F-112). QSL via the Bureau is preferred. Further information and frequencies at: www.nra.pt/activation-cr5fg-in.html [nra.pt]

31/05/2014: Saturday morning, 31 May 2014, Patrick F8DYD/p will activate the Chateau de Leray (DFCF 86-114, WCA F-06137), the mill of the Chateau de Leray (DMF 86-063), and the Dovecote of the Chateau de Leray (DCPF/PTC033). QRV on the HF bands, mainly 40 and 20 metres. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [F8DYD]

01/06/2014: Gordon, MM0GOR, plans a holiday style activation of Ibiza Island (EU-004, DIE E-023, WLOTA 0958) on 1-6 June 2014. Look for him to be QRV on 40-10 metre SSB only. QSL via the Bureau to MM0GOR is preferred. [rsgbiota.org]

02/06/2014: Pasi, OH3WS, will be QRV as OJ0W from Market Reef (EU-053, WWFF OHFF-038, WW Loc. JP90NH) and lighthouse (Admiralty C4472, ARLHS MAR-001, WLOTA 0542) between 2-7 June 2014. HF mainly on CW but some SSB. QSL via OH3WS via Bureau or direct. Pasi will also have some OSO on Aland Islands EU-002 as OH0/OH3WS, 31 May - 1 June 2014, while waiting transport to Market. QSL via home. [OH3WS]

04/06/2014: Akira JH0CKF will be active holiday-style from the Himawari Hotel, island of Saipan (USi NI-002S, WLOTA 1333), Northern Mariana Islands (OC-086), as AF1Y/KH0 between June 4-6, 2014. QRV holiday style in the evenings on the HF bands. Please QSL to DU1/JH0CKF (QSL Manger) via DU Bureau. If you would like to exchange QSL card directly, please send SASE/SAE + sufficient postage to the postal mailing address: Akira Yokoyama, 7078 Hokujo Hakuba, Nagano 399-9301, Japan. [DX-World]

04/06/2014: Nobby, G0VJG, will be active from the island of St. Lucia (NA-108, WLOTA 1336) between 4-18th June 2014, using the callsign J6/G0VJG. QRV on 40-6m, all mode. QSL via home call. [DX-World]

06/06/2014: A 10-strong team of Belgian ops will be active from Albania as ZA/ON6NB between 6-15th June 2014. Plans are to be QRV on 80-6m, CW, SSB, PSK and RTTY with an emphasis on the higher bands, propagation conditions permitting. Team members include Erik ON4ANN (team leader), Philippe ON4ACP, Jose ON4CAU, Erik ON4CCV, Marc ON4CJY, Cedric ON4CKM, Patrick ON4DCU, Paul ON5PDV, Rudi ON6MI and Walter ON8CW. Pilot will be Frans, ON6QB. Logsearch in ClubLog during the Expedition. QSL goes via ON4ANN, by the Bureau or direct with SAE / 2greenstamps to Erik de Mey-ON4ANN, Nelemolenstraat 7, 1700 Dilbeek, Belgium. Further information and updates at: users.telenet.be/on4ann/ZA/index.html [DX-World]


LOOKING AHEAD -


07/06/2014: Tony, VK3VTH, plans activity as VK3VTH/5 from the Coorong National Park (WWFF VKFF-115), State of South Australia (IOTA OC-001, WLOTA 1520) on 6th and 7th June 2014. He will be participating in the "Green Party 2014" contest on Saturday 7th June. His schedule is as follows - Saturday 7th June: Contest Mode: 0600z > Long Path EU until Band Close. Probably around 14.290 MHz +/- if clear. Sunday 8th June: 0001z-0400z: 40m activation (7.144+/- MHz). Sunday 8th June: 0400z - close: 20m activation 14.320 +/- (possibly 14.244 MHz) subject to QRM. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [VK3VTH]

13/06/2014: Taka, JA8COE, will be active as JA8COE/8 from Yagishiri To [Yagishiri Island] (AS-147, WLOTA 2512) on 13-15th June 2014. Yagishiri To is located within the Shokanbetsu-Teuri-Yagishiri Quasi-National Park (WWFF JAFF-034), in Tomamae District, Hokkaido Prefecture, Rumoi Subprefecture, Japan. QRV on the HF bands, all modes, propagation allowing. QSL via JA8COE Bureau or direct (QRZ.com) and Club Log OQRS. Website: takaja8coe.de-blog.jp/blog/ [rsgbiota.org]

15/06/2014: Geoffrey, M5GAC, will be active as MM5GAC/p from the Isle of Islay (IOSA NH22, SCOTIA CS25, WLOTA 1826), Inner Hebrides (EU-008) from 15-27 June 2014. He will be operating daily on 40m, 20m and 80m, mainly SSB. QSL via M5GAC, direct or Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

21/06/2014: Wataru, JA3IUY, plans activity on all bands and modes as AH0CI from the island of Saipan (USi NI-002S, WLOTA 1333), Northern Mariana Islands (OC-086), on 21-22 June 2014. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [Saipan Rental Shack]

27/06/2014: Gust, ON6KE, will be active holiday style from Iceland (EU-021, WLOTA 2975) as TF/ON6KE between 27th June and 4th July 2014. QRV on HF bands, JT65, SSB and CW. QSL via LoTW, eQSL (no QSL cards). [DX-World]

01/07/2014: Dmitry, RM2A, will be active as 3D2ML from the Fijian islands during July: Beachcomber Island OC-121 from July 1-2, 2014. Nanuya Balavu Island OC-156 from July 8-13, 2014. Viti Levu Island OC-016, WLOTA 0055 on July 13. Activity also planned as 5W0ML from Upolu Island (WLOTA 1944), Samoa Islands (OC-097) between July 3-7. QRV on 80-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

19/07/2014: Ric, DL2VFR, will be active from Enoe Island (EU-029, DIA SJ-028) and Karrebaek, Dybsoe og Avnoe Fjorde (WWFF OZFF-084) from 19th July until 1st August 2014. This will include an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). QRV on the HF bands, mostly CW. QSL Bureau or direct to DL2VFR. Website: www.iota-expedition.com/ [rsgbiota.org]

25/07/2014: Michael, DB5MH, plans activity from Manitsoq [aka Sukkertoppen] Island (IOTA NA-220), Greenland, as OX/DB5MH from 25-30 July 2014. This will be a 280km solo DX-Pedition that will take him from Kangerlussuaq (also known as Sondre Stromfjord) to Manitsoq (aka Sukkertoppen). Michael will carry all of his equipment as well as food with him. There will be no chance for him to resupply during the tour. All electricity for his HAM activity will be provided by solar panels. Energy and weight constrained, he will be operating about 1-2 hours per day QRP-QRV using an FT817 and a very simple vertical ground plane. Michael will primarily be active on 20m at 2000-2400 UTC. Watch cluster. This is a charity DXpedition - full details can be found at: www.alleindurchgrönland.de/wdp/?page_id=48 . Updates also on twitter (twitter.com/durchgroenland) and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/alleindurchgroenland [DX-World]

26/07/2014: Dom, M1KTA, will be active for the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) as SM7/M1KTA/p from Garpen Island (EU-037, WW Loc. JO86BJ), Kalmar county [Kalmar Lan], Sweden. Dom says that he "should be up and running both before and after the contest". This will be a QRP station, KX3 with vertical dipole 20-10m, 40m GP and 80m dipole. SSB and CW. Dom will also be activating the Stora Garpen lighthouse (ARLHS SWE-145, Admiralty C7416) located on the island. QSL direct or bureau to M1KTA and LoTW. Website: m1kta-qrp.blogspot.com/ [rsgbiota.org]

29/07/2014: Operators Mars JA3FVJ, Ikuo JA3TJA, Ichiro JA3QWN, Masa JF3PLF and Taka JH3FUK and possibly others plan a DX-Vacation to Christmas Island (VK9X, OC-002, WW Loc. OH29LN) and Cocos-Keeling Island (VK9C, OC-003, WW Loc. NH87JT) sometime between late July and early August 2014. Tentative schedule: VK9EC (Cocos Keeling) between 29th July and 2nd August; and VK9EX (Christmas Island) between 2-8 August. QRV holiday style on 160-6 metre CW, SSB, FM, RTTY and PSK31. QSL by the bureau "via JF3PLF", direct to JF3PLF with SAE + IRC/2GS, ClubLog OQRS and LoTW. Further information and updates can be found on their website at: vk9.nobody.jp/ [JF3PLF]

14/08/2014: Tony, VK3VTH, will be active as VK3VTH/7 from King Island (IOTA OC-233) and the Currie Harbour lighthouse (ILLW AU-0016, ARLHS AUS-063, Admiralty K2189, WLOTA 0860), including participation in the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend (16-17th August, illw.net/). Activity will be holiday style on 40 and 20 metre SSB only. QSL direct or Bureau to VK3VTH. [rsgbiota.org]

30/08/2014: Operators Karl-Heinrich DC5WW, Max DF2MX, Robert DK2RO, Anton DL8AW and Thilo DL9NBJ will be active as 5Q7Y from the island of Jegindoe (EU-171, DIA NJ-006) from 30th August to 7th September 2014. QSL via Club Log OQRS; Bureau and direct via DL8AW. [rsgbiota.org]

17/11/2014: Harald, DF2WO, will once again be active as XT2AW from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, between 17th November and 2nd December 2014. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via M0OXO (OQRS). [DX-World]

01/12/2014: Haru, JA1XGI, will be active from Niue Island (OC-040, WLOTA 2139) as E6XG between 1-6 December 2014. Focus will be on Europe and the low bands. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

12/12/2014: Harald, DF2WO, will again be active holiday-style from Praia, on the southern coast of Santiago Island (AF-005) in the Sotavento Islands group, Cape Verde Islands, as D44TWO between 12th December 2014 and 8th January 2015. QRV on HF bands, CW and SSB. QSL via M0OXO. Activity follows his operation as XT2AW. [DX-World]

10/01/2015: Japanese ops Tatsuo JA3ARJ, Masumi JA3AVO, Shozo JA3HJI, Jusei JA3IVU, Kunio JH3LSS, Hiroko JH3PBL and Shimatake JI3DNN plan to be active from Easter Island (SA-001, DICE ICE-001, WLOTA 0319, WWFF CEFF-027, Grid Loc. DG52) as CE0Y/homecall from 10-16 January 2015. QRV on 80-6 metre CW, SSB and Digi-modes. QSL via operators' information. Website: ja3avo.blog81.fc2.com/ [DX-World]


SPECIAL EVENTS -


30/05/2014: Members of the Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society (M0RSD) will get on the air from their local zoo during the Zoos on the Air Week (ZOTA) with the call GB0DZG. QRV from 30th May to 1st June 2014. Part of the Zoo of Dudley is an 11th century castle. QSL via M0RSD, LoTW and eQSL. Website: www.dadars.co.uk/ [DX Newsletter]

30/05/2014: To commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the RNARS London Group (GR2RN) is currently active from the HMS Belfast as GB70DDAY until 30th June 2014. QSL via G0TOC direct or Bureau. [DX Newsletter]

31/05/2014: Special event callsign F/PA70DDAY will be activated by members of the Apeldoorn DX and Contest Club (ADXCC) from the Netherlands. QRV from 31 May to 9 June 2014 from Juno Beach.. Soldiers who landed there later liberated Apeldoorn. QRV on 80, 40, and 20m in SSB with 100W and dipole antennas. QSL via the Bureau. [DX Newsletter]

01/06/2014: * I.S.W.L. CLUB CALLSIGNS * The ISWL Club Callsigns in use throughout the month of June 2014 are: GX4BJC /A - Operated from Eastbourne, in East Sussex, by Peter G0NQZ. (/A WAB Square = TQ50 - England, IOTA = EU-005, WLOTA = LH-1841). MX1SWL /A - Operated from Walton on the Naze, in Essex, by Herbie G6XOU. (/A WAB Square = TM22 - England, IOTA = EU-005, WLOTA = LH-1841). Herbie will also operate as MX1SWL /P throughout the month. If required, he will give his current WAB Square during the QSO. ALL QSL's for BOTH Calls will be handled by Herbie G6XOU and NOT the individual Operator. The I.S.W.L. is a member of the European PSK Club. All QSL Info is on www.iswl.org.uk/ or www.qrz.com/ or via www.eQSL.cc/ NO LOTW. I.S.W.L. Awards are available to all Hams and SWL's - see www.iswl.org.uk/ for full details. eQSL.cc cards ARE welcomed for our awards. Very best wishes to all, Pete Rayer, ISWL Life Vice President, Bournemouth, UK. [Pete's-DX-Newsdesk]

01/06/2014: Jose, HP2AT, will be active with the special callsign 3E100PC from Panama between 1st June and 31st August 2014. Activity is to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal. Operations will be on the HF bands. QSL via HP2AT direct. All QSOs will be confirmed via LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

01/06/2014: Special event station 8J1INUBO will be active on all bands and modes between 1st June and 31st December 2014 to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the Inubosaki Lighthouse (November 15, 1874). The lighthouse (WLOTA 2376) is located on Cape Inubo, in the city of Choshi (JCC 1202), Kanto region, Chiba Prefecture, island of Honshu (AS-007), Japan. QSL via the Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/06/2014: To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Gamagori City (JCC 2015), special event station 8J2GAMA will be active on all bands and modes from 1st June to 30th November 2014. Gamagori-city is located in Chubu (Tokai) Region, southeastern Aichi Prefecture, island of Honshu (AS-007 WLOTA 2376), Japan. Parts of the city is within the borders of the Mikawa Wan Quasi-National Park (WWFF JAFF-061). QSL via the JARL Bureu is preferred. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/06/2014: Special event station 8N6NTO will be active on all bands and modes between 1st June and 31st July 2014 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the National Theatre Okinawa. The National Theatre Okinawa was opened in Urasoe City (JCC 4709), Okinawa, in January 2004 with the purposes of serving as the point of exchange for promoting tradition and culture in the Asia-Pacific region by utilizing the topographical and historical features of Okinawa, while at the same time striving for the preservation and promotion of Okinawa's traditional performing arts, including a nationally important intangible cultural asset, "Kumiodori". Located in Kyushu (Ryukyu) Region, Okinawa Prefecture, island of Okinawa (AS-017, WLOTA 0275), Japan. QSL via the Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/06/2014: Twenty-seven special stations (one for each Brazilian State plus the Federal District) with ZX14 and ZY14 prefixes will be active from 1 June to 30 July to celebrate the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which will be held in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July: ZX14AM, ZX14BA, ZX14CE, ZX14DF, ZX14MG, ZX14MT, ZX14PE, ZX14PR, ZX14RJ, ZX14RN, ZX14RS, ZX14SP, ZY14AC, ZY14AL, ZY14AP, ZY14ES, ZY14GO, ZY14MA, ZY14MS, ZY14PA, ZY14PB, ZY14PI, ZY14RO, ZY14RR, ZY14SC, ZY14SE, ZY14TO. All of the QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the bureau; direct cards via PT2AA (LABRE, Caixa Postal 4, Brasilia - DF, 70351-970, Brazil). Information on the award "Brazil Land of Football", sponsored by the Liga de Amadores Brasileiros de Radio Emissao (LABRE, Brazil's IARU society), can be found at: www.labre.org.br/ [425 DX News]

02/06/2014: Once again (for the 63rd year) the Association des Radioamateurs de la Sarthe will operate a special event station for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Look for TM24H on 2-16 June 2014, with activity on 80-6 metre SSB, CW, RTTY and PSK. QSL via F6KFI. [425 DX News]

03/06/2014: Look for special event station TM70BBC to be active between 3-13 June 2014. The special callsign is to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the landing of allies forces in Normandy. See QRZ.com for more details and QSL info. QSL Manager is F5UOW. [OPDX Bulletin]

03/06/2014: Commemorating the 70th anniversary of D-Day, a large group of operators will be active as TM70UTAH from Utah Beach (WW Loc. IN99JK), Normandy, France, on 2-12 June, 2014. Look for activity on CW, SSB and digital modes from 80m to 10 GHz (WW Loc. IN99JK). QSL via F5RJM, direct ot bureau, and LoTW. Logsearch on Club Log. [425 DX News]

04/06/2014: The South Flanders DX Activity Group will activate the special event callsign F/ON6JUN/p on all major HF bands, using SSB, CW, RTTY and PSK from 4-8th June 2014. Activity is to commemorate the 70th anniversary D-Day Normandy. Operators: Xavier ON4ALY, Fernand ON6UF, Hugo ON4AAA, Hans ON3HBB, Patrick ON3PVW, Willy ON4LBV and Jos ON5SD. They will start their operation on June 4th (go at 20:00 UTC) till the 8th (stop at 15:00 UTC). QTH locator will be IN99UF, located in Deptement 14. Special frequencies 7.097, 3.660, and 14.253 MHz to work the QRP stations. QSL via ON5SD QSL manager for F/ON6JUN/p. Further information can be found on their website at www.qsl.net/on6jun/ [ON5SD]

04/06/2014: Between 4-10th of June 2014 look for the following stations to be active to celebrate ARRL's centennial year: W1AW/4 will be operated by the Alabama Contest Group K4TD, located in Harvest, Madison County, State of Alabama. W1AW/5 will be operated by the Louisiana Contest Club K5ER, located in Monroe, Ouachita County, State of Louisiana. QSLs preferred via LoTW. [ARRL]

05/06/2014: To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Goryokaku Castle (star fort) special event station 8J8150G will be active on all bands and modes from 5-25th June 2014. Goryokaku Castle is located in the city of Hakodate (JCC 0104), Hokkaido Prefecture, Oshima Subprefecture, on the island of Hokkaido, (AS-078, WLOTA 2967), Japan. It was the main fortress of the short-lived Republic of Ezo. QSL via the JARL Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

05/06/2014: Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, a team from the Radio Club de Vernon will be active as TM70BMC (QSL via F5IL) on 5-8th June 2014 from the historical site on Mont Canisy. Another special callsign will be TM70JUN (QSL via F4GAJ), to be used from the French Department of Calvados on 6-20th June. [425 DX News]

05/06/2014: Members of the Loos DX Gang will be active using the special callsign TM70DD (D Day) between 5-19th June 2014 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the allied landing in France. QSL via F5JYD, by the French REF Bureau (Only this Bureau will be used - REF-Union Service QSL, BP 77429, 37074 Tours Cedex 2, France) or direct with SASE/SAE + sufficient postage (Bruno Filippi F5JYD, 20 Rue de Bergeres, Vouzy 51130, France). [OPDX Bulletin]

06/06/2014: Special event station W9D will be active on 6-8th June 2014 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. On 7th June operations will take place from the grounds of the First Division War Museum at Cantigny Park (Wheaton, IL). The 1st Infantry Division led the landing on Omaha Beach in Normandy on 6th June 1944. QSL direct to W9DUP (DuPage Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 71, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514, USA). [425 DX News]

U.S.A. Special Event Stations can be found at: www.arrl.org/contests/spev.html


LIGHTHOUSE CALENDAR -


30/05-01/06 9M2MI: Pulau Undan WLOTA:3792 QSL 9M2YOT (d)
01/06-31/12 8J1INUBO: Honshu WLOTA:2376 QSL JARL Buro
01/06-30/11 8J2GAMA: Honshu WLOTA:2376 QSL JARL Buro
01/06-31/07 8N6NTO: Okinawa Shima WLOTA:0275 QSL JARL Buro
01/06-06/06 EA6/MM0GOR: Isla de Ibiza WLOTA:0958 QSL H/c (B)
01/06-30/06 GX4BJC/A: England (main island) WLOTA:1841 QSL G6XOU (d/B)
01/06-30/06 MX1SWL/A: England (main island) WLOTA:1841 QSL G6XOU (d/B)
01/06-30/06 MX1SWL/P: England (main island) WLOTA:1841 QSL G6XOU (d/B)
02/06-07/06 OJ0W: Market Reef WLOL:MAR-001 WLOTA:0542 QSL OH3WS (d/B)
04/06-06/06 AF1Y/KH0: Saipan Island WLOTA:1333 QSL H/c DU1/JH0CKF (B)
05/06-25/06 8J8150G: Hokkaido (main island) WLOTA:2967 QSL JARL Buro
05/06-18/06 J6/G0VJG: Sta. Lucia Island WLOTA:1336 QSL H/c (d)


6 METRES & UP -


30/05-01/06 JF3ELH/6: Amami-O Isl AS-023 Grid:PL48 6m CW/SSB QSL H/c (QRZ.com)
30/05-01/06 TM1INT: Banc d'Arguin EU-159 Grid:IN94 6m CW/SSB QSL F5CWU (d/B)
30/05-05/06 V63DX: Pohnpei OC-010 Grid:QJ96CX 6m all mode QSL JA7HMZ (d)
31/05 Feld-Hell WAAAEO Sprint 6m class 0000z-2400z
02/06-12/06 TM70UTAH: Utah Beach (Normandy) Grid:IN99 6m-10GHz QSL F5RJM (d/B)
03/06 LY 144 MHz Activity Contest Open/CW/SSB/FM 1800z-2159z
03/06 NRAU 144 MHz Activity Contest Open/SO/MO 1800z-2200z
03/06 SPAC 144 MHz Contest CW/Phone/Open 1800z-2200z
03/06 RSGB 144 MHz UKAC SO Fixed/Open 1900z-2130z
04/06 MOON Contest 144 MHz CW/Digital/FM/SSB 1800z-2000z

Contest Calendar: www.qsl.net/va3rj/con_may.html www.qsl.net/va3rj/con_jun.html

Information about current VHF activities can be found on the VHF DX portal "Make More Miles on VHF" at: www.MMMonVHF.de/

SMIRK: www.smirk.org/ SOTA (Summits On The Air) Watch Alerts at: www.sotawatch.org/


QSL INFO -

The following operations are approved for DXCC credit:
ZA/IZ4JMA - Albania 2013 and 2014 Operations
XW7T - Laos 2014 Operation

If you have one or both of these rejected in a recent submission please send an e-mail to bmoore@arrl.org to be placed on the list to have your record updated.

73 es DX! Bill Moore NC1L Awards Branch Manager

Hello All, I just mailed a box of DXpedition cards to the ARRL Outgoing QSL Bureau. As of today, I am up to date w/ bureau requests for: H44AJ, PW6C, K9AJ/VY0, V63J, T32AJ, H79W/YN4, etc QSL cards. 73 Mike, K9AJ

QSLs via Bureau: 4S7QHG, 5T5BV, 9K2DJ, 9K2HN, 9K2USA, 9M2/JE1SCJ, 9M2TO, 9M4SEA, 9M6LSC, 9Y4W, A31KJ, A31MA, A31VE, A65CJ, AB0IH/KH2, AC2CX/KH2, AH7C, DU7DRU, DV1/JO7KMB, EA3DYB, EA7KZ, EG6SDC, FM/K9NW, GQ4XEX, HB0WR, JD1BLY, JD1BMH, JG8NQJ/JD1, KB3CTX, KH2/JQ1BVI, KH0K, KH0N, KP2/JF1BVG, K1HP/KP2, NJ1F, OH4LRD, PJ5J, RA3LBW, RD0L, SV2FLQ, TF9/DJ6OZ, V63XG, VA3OBR, VE7JH, VK9CS, W1AW/6, W1MA, XV9NPS, YU1ED and ZL2AGY.

QSLs via Direct: 9X0NH (G3RWF), EA9/DL2RNS (H/c) JD1YBT (JP1IOF OQRS), OD5NJ/P [AS-108] (OQRS), PJ5/K3TRM (H/c), V73NS (W3HNK) and XZ1J (JH1AJT OQRS).

QSLs via LoTW: 3D2MJ, 5H2DK, 5T5BV, EA1SA, FT5ZM, GM4WZL, HG7T, JR0EQQ, JR1EMO, PR7ZAJ, T30AQ, UN1L, V25M, V44KAI, V73NS, XW1YC and XZ1J.


BITS & PIECES -


DL, GERMANY - Markus, DJ4EL, plans activity as homecall/p from Fehmarn Island (EU-128, DID/GIA O-01, WLOTA 0637, WW Loc. JO54NK) between 29th May and 2nd June 2014. He will also activate Warder Island (EU-128, DID/GIA O-32, WW Loc. JO54NK) between 30th May and 1st June. QRV on the HF bands, CW and SSB. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau and LoTW. [rsgbiota.org]

F, FRANCE - Sophie, F4DHQ, calls attention to the award Diplome des YL de France 2014 (1 June - 31 December 2014).
http://www.ref-union.net/yls/en/french-yl-diploma-2014 [DX Newsletter]

HZ, SAUDI ARABIA - Princess Laila, OE1LZA, has now been assigned her deceased father's call HZ1HZ. [DX Newsletter]




73 and Good DX!

Dave Raycroft, VA3RJ

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