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7 July 2018                                               A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1418

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

A2     - Andre, NJ0F will be active again as  A25A  from Botswana  on  13-20
         July.  He will  operate  SSB, CW,  RTTY, FT8 on  80-10 metres.  QSL
         direct to NJ0F. [TNX DX World]
EI     - Olivier, ON4EI will be active again as EI8GQB from Fethard, Ireland
         (EU-115) on 8-18 July using an hybrid wind-solar power system  from
         his caravan.  He will participate in the IARU HF World Championship
         as EI7T (the Tipperary Radio Club's special call, as he cannot  use
         EI1A any longer).  QSL  EI8GQB  via  LoTW or via  PA3249 (direct or
         bureau), QSL EI7T via LoTW. See
F      - Members of the Radio Club des collines de l'Artois will use special
         callsign  TM100ARM  on  12-16 July  in memory of the  French Army's
         Moroccan Division  which fought in World War I,  and again on  9-12
         November to mark Armistice Day. QSL direct to F5IQG.
I      - Giuseppe, IK5WWA will be active as IB0P from  Ponza Island (EU-045)
         on 15-26 July. He will operate SSB and FT8 on 80-6 metres.  QSL via
         home call. [TNX IK5WWA]
KH9    - Philip, N7NVK is going back to Wake Island [425DXN 1403] on 6 July.
         He will be QRV  in his  spare time, typically  between  7 and 9 UTC
         (weekdays). Usually he operates FT8  and some SSB on  20  and  40m.
         Updates will be posted  to  [TNX
         The Daily DX]
OZ     - Carsten, OZ4CG  from  Bornholm Island (EU-030) is  active  again as
         OZ4SOP for the Sea Of Peace Award until 31 July. QSL via Club Log's
         OQRS, LoTW and eQSL.
OZ     - Once again OZ1HQ will be the  Experimenterende Danske Radioamatorer
         (EDR) HQ station  for  the IARU HF World Championship (14-15 July).
         QSL via Club Log's OQRS, LoTW, eQSL, or via OZ1ACB.  Information on
         the new  "Danish Headquarters Award" for working OZ1HQ can be found
SM     - Eric, SM1TDE is active as SJ1SOP from  Gotland Island (EU-020)  for
         the Sea Of Peace Award  until 31 July.  QSL via home call, LoTW and
         eQSL; logsearch on Club Log.
UA9    - R0LS, RM0L, RW0LD and  RW0LZ will be active as  R0LS/p from Rechnoy
         Island (AS-066) on 7 July, for some 20 hours starting around 4 UTC.
         They will operate CW, SSB  and FT8 on 40, 20 and 17 metres. QSL via
         R0LS, direct or bureau. [TNX]
VE     - Pierre, VE3KTB will be active again as VY0ERC on 8-21 July. This is
         the Eureka Amateur Radio Club station located  in  the environs  of
         the weather station on Ellesmere Island (NA-008).  QSL  via M0OXO's
         OQRS. [TNX M0OXO]
VE     - Bruce, KD6WW  Mike, K9AJ will be active as KD6WW/VY0  and  K9AJ/VY0
         from Fafarad Island (NA-207) on 19-23 July. The last operation from
         this rare  IOTA Group  was 18 years ago.  They will be QRV with two
         stations on 40-17 metres.  CW will be their primary mode,  but they
         also plan some SSB  "and FT8 is a possibility".  QSL via Club Log's
         OQRS, or via home calls (direct or bureau). [TNX K9AK]
VK     - David, VK3DRH  will  be  active  as  VK3DRH/4  from  Lizard  Island
         (OC-187) on  5-11 July.  He will operate  QRP SSB on  40, 20 and 15
         metres during his local evenings, from around 11 UTC.  QSL via Club
         Log's OQRS, LoTW or direct to home call. [TNX DX World]
W      - NJ4Y, N4ESS and KE4AL will  be active as  K4R from  Garden Key, Dry
         Tortugas (NA-079) on 6-8 July. The "main purpose for the trip is to
         activate EL84, one of the maidenhead grids with the least land area
         of any in the CONUS,  on satellites and 6m".  They will operate  on
         the  HF  bands "as time, band conditions, and battery power allow".
         QSL via LOTW,  or   direct  to  NJ4Y.  See for
         more information;  updates will be posted to  their public  Twitter
         account (
ZF     - Mike, NA6MB and Gayle, K6GO will  be  active  as  ZF2NA  and  ZF2GO
         respectively from the Cayman Islands (NA-016) on  11-22 July.  QSLs
         via LoTW, or home calls. During the IARU HF World Championship  and
         the North American QSO Party RTTY (21-22 July) they will  use  ZF1A
         (QSL LoTW or K6AM). [TNX The Daily DX]

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

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3Y0I ---> "We haven't been updating our website  recently,  but  we've  been
focused on securing  crucial details  of arrangements  of our project",  the
3Y0I (Bouvet Island) Team reported on 5 July. Read their "When no news means
good news" post on

KH1/KH7Z ---> The team on Baker Island went QRT on 5 July at 12 UTC  and  is
now underway, enroute to Fiji.  Their voyage should take  approximately  six
days. According to Club Log's statistics, as of 21:30 UTC on 4 July they had
made 64,434 QSOs with 17,308 unique callsigns.  The final log will be posted
as soon as possible. QSL via Club Log's OQRS (direct or bureau),  or  direct
to  K4TSJ, P.O. Box 333, Bethlehem, GA 30620, USA.  The Dateline DX Associa-
tion "has a policy  of uploading  all pre-QRV donor's QSOs  to  LoTW when we
return from the DXpedition and are confident the logs are correct. We expect
this to  be about  10 days  after we QRT.  For all others,  the logs will be
posted 3-6 months after the conclusion of the DXpedition".

QSL GALLERY ---> The large collection of QSL cards  on  Les  Nouvelles  DX's
website has been updated.  Sixteen different galleries include  15,908 cards
for the  ten Most  Wanted  DXCC  Entities  (2008-17), the  62  deleted  DXCC
Entities, obsolete prefixes,  stations  from  Maghreb  from  1945  to  1962,
Allied Forces stations in Germany (1945-70), special stations  commemorating
ITU and IARU, stations using the United Nations prefix (4U), Antarctic bases
and TAAF (Terres  Australes and Antarctiques Francaises), the various French
DXCC island Entities in the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean and the Americas
(from 1945 to 1970), pre-1945  countries, French Departments and CONUS, plus
a gallery for cards not accepted  by DXCC. Your participation is encouraged: [TNX F6AJA].

WRTC  2018  &  VOACAP ---> Jari,  OH6BG  has  prepared  a  starter  set   of
propagation tools  and  analysis for  next  weekend's  World Radiosport Team
Championship:  "It  will  give  you  valuable
insights into making propagation  predictions in general, and a set  of pre-
calculated point-to-point, band-by-band prediction tables,  together with an
extensive set of coverage area maps. All predictions are via Short Path.  If
you  wish  to  make  more  detailed predictions, or look for  any  Long Path
openings, please visit using the input  values  on  the
WRTC 2018 page".

+ SILENT KEY + DXpeditioner extraordinaire  Erik A. Sjoelund, SM0AGD  passed
away on 4 July.  Born in 1934 and inducted  into the  CQ DX Hall of Fame  in
1981, his DX activity spanned 30 years  (see
Highlights of his career include the  1974-76 operations  from  Serrana Bank
(HK0AB)  and  Bajo Nuevo (HK0AA),  several operations  from Africa  (notably
Equatorial  Guinea,  Annobon,  Guinea-Bissau,  Sao Tome,  Lesotho, Botswana,
Rwanda, Swaziland and Zaire - today's Democratic Republic of the Congo), the
unforgettable  1982 Transpacific DXpedition  (3D2DX,  5W1EC,  C21NI,  FW0AG,
SM0AGD/KH1, SM0AGD/KH8, T2AGD,  T30CB, T31AE, T32AJ,  ZK1AF from  the  North
Cook Islands and ZM7AG from Tokelau), the 1997 expedition to  Kure and Miday
(K7K and K4M), and the 1999 "Double Trouble DXpedition" to  Central Kiribati
and Tokelau (T31T/T31K and ZK3DX/ZK3CW). 

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3Z0BLY      SP2PMW      FR5FC       EA7FTR      PD18VOR     PD5MVH
4U1WB       KK4HD       FS4WBS      IZ1MHY      PF2018FRA   PA0MBD
5Q6D        OE9KFV      GB0GKA      G3ZRJ       PJ2ND       K8ND
5Q9F        OE9KFV      GB0GKB      G4HLN       PJ4NX       M0URX
7V5ID       7X4CZ       GB0HMG      G6UT        R18BEL      RO5O
7X0AD       EA5KB       GB13COL     G0VLF       R18MEX      R6DG
7X2VFK      7X2DD       GB2MOF      GM4UYZ      R25RFF      RZ3EC
7X3WPL      7X3DL       H44MS       DL2GAC      R25RLHA     RZ3EC
8Q7DT       SM0UDH      HC2AO       RC5A        R25RRA      RZ3EC
9H3FR       DJ0BFS      HG60KCI     HA8KCI      R25RRC      RZ3EC
9J2BO       G3TEV       II4COU      IQ4FE       S590RTVS    S50E 
9M50IARU    9M4COK      II9IQM      9A5URI      SD7V        DL2VFR
A65DR       N4GNR       J28PJ       F1TMY       SJ1SOP      SM1TDE
AN1WHC      EC1DD       J42OSE      SZ2T        SJ7SOP      SM7VRZ
BV30R       BM2JCC      J48GEO      SZ8LSV      SN170WL     SP3ZAT
C31CT       EA3QS       JW7QIA      LA7QIA      SN85LOT     SP1PMY
C91CCY      K3IRV       KH6/W6AVY   JI1AVY      SX12ASTRO   SZ1A
CP6CL       W3HNK       KL7SB       NI5DX       T88HR       JH1MLO
DL60SOP     DL4SVA      LX/OO9O     ON7SS       T88TJ       JR1FKR
E723ESR     E75MM       LY765KM     LY3X        TM16PO      F5DRD
EA5IQX      DK1RU       LY85DG      LY5O        TM2CF       F4KIW
EF0F        EA4URE      LY85DS      LY2NZ       TM40MA      F5KEQ
EF8U        EA8URL      LZ25RRC     RZ3EC       TM5R        F5KAY
EF9R        EA5KB       LZ380PM     LZ1KCP      TM65EU      F4ELK
EH3MG       EA3ZK       OD5ZZ       NI5DX       TM88FU      F8KHP
EI0CAR      EI4JR       OE125FFS    OE3TWA      TM95KOB     F5KOB
EI0DXG      M0OXO       OE3LFLB     OE3XHA      V31MA       M0OXO
EI100MCV    EI6AL       OH0Z        W0MM        V47JA       W5JON
EL2EF       NR6M        OJ0Y        M0SDV       XL75A       VE7JH
EM0KHNO     UT4UMZ      OV18FWC     SP2UUU      YP7BARDF    YO7KFX
EV26L       EU4AC       OX3LX       OZ0J        YU85AOP     YU7AOP
FM5BH       W3HNK       OZ4SOP      OZ4CG       Z68M        Z32ZM
FP/KV1J     KV1J        P29RR       ZL1BQD      ZF2RM       K3TRM

4K6/DL7ZM David J. Pommerenke, 205 Sooter Lane, Rolla MO 65401, USA
5K4CSA    Santiago Vasques Giraldo, Cra 49 #135 Sur 48, 
          Caldas Antioquia 055440, Colombia
5V7SM     C.A.R Marc, BP 1013, 87050 Limoges Cedex 2, France
9A11VEDA  RK Ludbreg, P.P. 9, HR-42230 Ludbreg, Croatia
9L1YXJ    Mark A. Brewer, 2160 Freetown Pl, Dulles VA 20189-2160, USA
CE7VPQ    Javier Capdebilla Alvarado, 22 de Mayo 274, 5790166 Quellon, Chile
EC1DD     Bernardo Dominguez Barros, Avda Elduayen 19 4E, 36380 Gondomar,
          Pontevedra, Spain
ED9E      Jose Antonio Mendez Rios, Calle Martin Moreno 15-1, 51002 Ceuta,
KH1/KH7Z  K4TSJ, P.O. Box 333, Bethlehem, GA 30620, USA
KV1J      Eric Williams, 763 Pleasant St, Marlboro MA 01752, USA
VQ5Z      Pete Csanky, 4 Ravensdale Road, Cobourg, ON K9A 2B9, Canada
YW18FIFA  Radio Club Venezolano, Apartado Postal 20285, Caracas 1020-A DC,


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