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1 June 2024                                               A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1726

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                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
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                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

D4     - Harald, DF2WO as D44TWO and  Adolf, DG9KAN as D44KAN will be active
         from Sao Tiago (AF-005), Cape Verde on  6-22 June.  Look for D44TWO
         to  be  QRV  "all modes, all bands"  (6 metres  included)  and  via
         QO-100,  while D44KAN will operate mainly SSB on 80-10 metres.  QSL
         D44TWO via M0OXO's OQRS; QSL D44KAN via eQSL, or direct to DG9KAN.
F      - Commemorating the  80th anniversary of the  D-Day landings,  French
         special event stations include  TM6DD, operated by  members  of the
         Association des Radioamateurs de l'Orne from Utah Beach on 3-8 June
         (QSL via F6IGY), and TM80DDAY,  operated by a group of Dutch scouts
         (PA3EFR/J) from Omaha Beach on 4-9 June.
FS     - John, K9EL will be active holiday style as FS/K9EL  from St. Martin
         (NA-105) on 5-19 June.  He will focus on 6 metres  when the band is
         open, with limited activity on other bands. QSL via Club Log's OQRS
         (preferred), LoTW, or via K9EL.
GB     - Commemorating  the  80th anniversary  of the  D-Day  landings,  the
         RSGB's  National Radio  Centre  at  Bletchley Park  will  host  the
         special event station GB2DAY on 6-9 June.  Look for activity on  80
         and 40 metres SSB and CW. QSL via eQSL.
HK     - A five-man team  (HK4C,  HK4LPA,  HK4SSI, HK4T  and  HK4X)  will be
         active from Isla Gorgona (SA-017) on 7-11 June. They will be QRV as
         homecall/0,  or with a special callsign TBA.  The latest  operation
         from  this  IOTA group  dates back  to 2009  (5K5T).  Plans are  to
         operate  SSB, FT8 and FT4  on 80-6 metres,  and also via satellite.
         QSOs will be uploaded to Club Log, eQSL, QRZ Logbook and LoTW.
HR     - Mike, AB5EB will be active as  HQ9EB  from  Roatan Island (NA-057),
         Honduras on  5-11 June.  He will participate  in the  ARRL June VHF
         Contest (8-10 June), with "some HF operating during the week".  QSL
         via AB5EB. [TNX The Daily DX]
I      - Domenico, IK1MNF  will be active  again as  IK1MNF/IA5  from  Isola
         d'Elba (EU-028)  from  early June through the end of September.  He
         will operate SSB on 20-6 metres.  QSO will be uploaded to  Club Log
         and LoTW; QSL via home call.
KH0    - Tony, JA6CNL will be active as  KH0N from  Saipan (OC-086)  on 6-12
         June. He will operate mainly FT8 and FT4. QSL via home call, direct
         or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
SM     - Lars, SM6CUK will be active holiday style as SA6G/7 from Ven Island
         (EU-137) on 3-9 June. He will operate mainly CW on 40-6 metres. QSL
         QSL via SM6CUK; QSOs will be uploaded to Club Log  and LoTW.
SP     - Special callsigns SP900CPZ, 3Z1OTTON, HF1OTTON, SN1OTTON, SO1OTTON,
         SP1OTTON and SQ1OTTON will be active from 3 June to 2 July  to mark
         the 900th anniversary of the first mission to Pomerania  undertaken
         by Otto,  bishop of Bamberg.  A certificate will be available,  see
         https://sp1kze.pzk.org.pl/900.html#en for information.
VK9L   - Yuris, YL2GM will be active as VK9LA from Lord Howe Island (OC-004)
         on 14-24 June.  He will operate  CW, SSB and FT8  on 160-10 metres.
         QSL via Club Log's OQRS (preferred), or via YL2GN; full LoTW upload
         six months after the end of the DXpedition.  Updates will be posted
         to  https://lral.lv/vk9la/index.html.  After Lord  Howe,  Yuris  is
         expected to be QRV as  K8K  from  American Samoa  for  another week
         between 26 June and 9 July.  The  Northern California DX Foundation
         has granted its financial support  to Juris  ("one of the most pro-
         lific DXpeditioners today"), as "wherever he goes with a radio,  he
         can be counted upon to create quite a commotion on the bands".
VP2V   - Rikk, WE9G will be active as VP2V/WE9G from Tortola, British Virgin
         Islands (NA-023)  on 9-12 June.  He will operate FT4, FT8, SSB  and
         possibly CW on  80-6 metres;  he also plans  to be QRV  from  three
         National Parks.  QSL direct to home call;  QSO will be uploaded  to
         Club Log, QRZ Logbook and LoTW. [TNX The Daily DX]

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                         ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
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                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

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425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The April 2024 issue  is available for download at
https://www.425dxn.org/. [TNX IZ3EBA]

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS 2025 ---> Dx-Adventure has announced  that a large
team will be active from VU4 "in the first quarter of 2025". Details will be
posted to https://www.dx-adventure.com/.

ARRL SYSTEMS SERVICE DISRUPTION ---> While LoTW  is  still down,  the latest
update (29 May) "includes information  about the status of  several services
as we continue to respond to a serious incident involving access to our net-
work and systems": https://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-systems- ... disruption

HAMVENTION  2024:  PRESENTATIONS ---> Fifty-five  presentations   from  this
year's Dayton Hamvention are available on the  Dayton Amateur Radio Associa-
tion's  YouTube  channel:   https://www.youtube.com/@DARAHamvention.   These
include the presentations from the DX Forum:
"DXpedition to Micronesia" (V62S & V62P) by Cezar Trifu, VE3LYC;
"DXpedition Tutuila Island 2023" (KH8RRC) by James Gallo, KB2FMH;
"TX5S Clipperton Island DXpedition 2024" by Gene Spinelli, K5GS;
"W8S DXpedition Swains Island 2023" by Adrian Ciuperca, KO8SCA.

MARSHALL ISLANDS 2025 ---> After  their  successful operation  from   Guyana
(8R7X), the team  will be active  from the Marshall Islands (V7) in February
2025. Complete details are expected in due course.

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                         ******* QSL  ROUTES *******
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                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

===================================================================
CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
===================================================================
3D2BT       AJ4BT       FM5DN       KU9C        PS2E        PY2ZEA
3V8SS       LX1NO       FO/WJ2O     N2ZN        PW2F        PY2NA
3W9A        KU1CW       FS4WBS      IZ1MHY      PZ5DX       UA2FM
4L2M        EA7FTR      FT4GL       F4FTV       R119MS      RQ7L
4L5O        N3SL        FW1JG       F4FTV       RI1ANE      RN3RQ
4L8A        M0OXO       FY4JI       EA5GL       SO4R        SP4CUF
4X2DS       4Z5TT       GM6XX       M0OXO       SX5R        OH2BH
5X4E        IQ3CO    HA50HK      HA3HK       TF3W        TF3MH
5X4E        IZ3ZLG [d]  HF7SENIOR   SP7PZS      TG9AOR      EC6DX
8P5A        HA1AG       HG3IPA      HA3JB       TI7W        M0URX
8Q7KR       DO4RKR      HG7T        HA7TM       TI8/N7ZG    EA5GL
9H6EE       OZ2I        HH2JR       N2OO        TM0FEC      F5KMB
9V1YC       W5UE        HP1XV       EA5XV       TM1FOB      F6KUQ
A2NEW       EA7FTR      II0BDA      IQ0FB       TM200CF     F4DTO
A71WW       EA7FTR      II5CECI     IQ5AAR      TM24FO      F6CUK
A91GCC      EC6DX       II9IKF      IQ9TP       TM33GAME    F6KNL
AM475T      EC4T        IO6A        IZ6BRJ      TM40FLO     F4KLM
AO575KT     EA5KT       JD1BQW      JA6VZB      TM53JO      F6KSU
AT3K        VU2XE       K4H         AF2F        TM5FI       F5XX
CN3A        IK2OHG      KP2M        NZ4DX       UE39MS      RQ7L
CR3DX       OM2VL       LR6EGE      EA7HBC      UP0L        DL8KAC
CW1MDC      CX1AA       LT4RCA      LU4AA       UP7L        UN6LN
D4Z         IK2NCJ      LV1F        LU4FTA      VB3EMS      VE3KGK
DA0BCC      DL2JRM      LY0UKR      LY7M        VC7X        VE7JH
DP44WCA     DF6EX       LY20EU      LY2QT       VE3KTB/VY0  M0OXO
E2A         E21EIC      LZ55ZF      LZ1ZF       VI60IOTA    M0OXO
E2M         E21LLR      LZ5R        LZ1JZ       VK6T        EA7FTR
E2X         E20GMY      MD2C        MD0CCE      VP9I        WW3S
E770JHI     E73JHI      MD4K        G3NKC       WP2Z        KU9C
E7CW        E73ESP      NP3X        EB7DX       WP3C        M0OXO
EF0F        EA4URE      OA4SS       KB6J        XM3T        VE3DZ
EF1A        EA1X        OG3B        OH3RB       XR2K        CE2ML
EF6T        EA3AIR      OK7O        OK1DOL      XU7AKJ      JA3ULS
EF8R        EB7DX       OM0R        OM3GI       XU7AKU      JA1DXA
EG1DC       EA1RCI      OM7M        OM4MM       Z21ML       N4GNR
EG1DFA      EA1URG      OT25PRAL    ON8JJ       Z68BG       HB9TSW
EG3PTM      EA3RCI      OZ1RDP      DL9BCP      Z81D        OM3JW
EG7FPR      EA7URF      P35A        5B4AQN      ZA/OG1N     OH2TA
EH2WSE      EA2URC      P3AA        RW3RN       ZA1RST      ZA5G
EH8CID      EA8CNR      P40L        WA3FRP      ZC4GW       M0URX
EK/RX3DPK   EA5GL       PJ2T        KU9C        ZF1MA       EA5GL
EP2LMA      EA5GL       PJ4A        K4BAI       ZW8T        PS8HF

4L/UN7IDW Alexander Nersesian, 1790 E Indigo Dr, Chandler AZ 85286, USA
4L7T      Alexander Nersesian, 1790 E Indigo Dr, Chandler AZ 85286, USA
8Q7KB     Kasimir Bastian, Grunaeckerstr. 39, 71069 Sindelfingen, Germany
9H6A      Paul Galea, 66 Triq Guze Ellul Mercer, Had-Dingli, DGL 1118, Malta
9M4IOTA   Kuala Lumpur DX Team, No. 50 Jalan AU 4/2,
          Taman Seri Keramat Tengah, 54200 Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur,
          Malaysia
9M4VM     Husaini Marzuki, No. 22 Jalan RP 8/7, Taman Rawang Perdana,
          48000 Rawang, Selangor, Malaysia
AH2R      Sato Kouetsu, 9-15 Aoba, Nakayama-machi, Yamagata, 990-0411, Japan
CR6K      Filipe Monteiro Lopes, Rua Manuel Jose da Silva 184, Espinheira,
          3720-537 Sao Martinho da Gandara, Portugal
E7DX      Boris Knezovic, P.O. Box 59, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina
EI7M      John Barry, Lackabeha, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork, Ireland
F4FTV     Fabrice Brassier, 10 rue de Chanlat, 63190 Moissat, France
FY5KE     Laurent Haas, 19 Rue de la Duee, BP 11, 75020 Paris, France
GB6IBC    Andrew Gibbons, 9 Belvoir Close, Waddington, Lincoln, LN5 9DG,
          United Kingdom
HC5ARC    Fausto Vintimilla, 3 Ekes Ct., Sussex NJ 07461, USA
HG6N      Salgotarjani Varosi Radioklub, Salgotarjan, Meredek ut 6 II/1,
          3100, Hungary
HS0ZLV    Torsten Veith, Bahnweg 7, 55129 Mainz, Germany
HS0ZNR    Bradley Devon, 8 Bruckner Place, Claremont Meadows, NSW 2747,
          Australia
KH0W      Thomas M. Callas, P.O. Box 1058, Minnetonka MN 55345, USA
KL5DX     Allen R. Brier, 1515 Windloch Lane, Richmond TX 77406-2553, USA
M0RSE     Phil Whitchurch, 21 Dickensons Grove, Congresbury, Bristol,
          BS49 5HQ, United Kingdom
MX3W      Nick Totterdell, Moscar Cross House, Hollow Meadows, Sheffield
          S6 6GL, United Kingdom
NH7T      John Hillyer, 41693 Patriot Lane, Soldotna AK 99669-9090, USA
OH0V      Jukka Klemola, Aarontie 5, FI-31400 Somero, Finland
OH0Z      Laurent D. Thomin, 1615 Beaconshire Rd, Houston TX 77077-3817, USA
P3C       Valdas Bieliauskas, P.O. Box 58253, CY-3732 Limassol, Cyprus
P44W      Carol Richards, 22 Mill Rd, Shamong NJ 08088, USA
PP4T      Fernando Cesar Almeida Laguardia, Rua Mendes Pimentel 43,
          Barbacena - MG, 36205-024, Brazil
PX2A      Carlos Adalberto Carareto, Estrada de Santo Amaro 201,
          Sao Paulo - SP, 05544-000, Brazil
PY0FZ     Renner Pedroza, Rua Waldemar Nery Carneiro Monteiro 475 Apt 602,
          Boa Viagem, Recife - PE, 51030-140, Brazil
SJ2W      Per Eklund, Teaterallen 12-0102 lgh 1102, SE-903 64 Umea, Sweden
SZ1A      R.A.A.W.G., Kokkinologos Sargiadas, 301 50 Agrinio, Greece
TI5/VA3RA Peter Helmuth Csanky, 1255 Bayly Street Suite 2508,
          Pickering ON L1W 0B6, Canada
TM6M      Stephane Van Langhenhoven, 24 bis rue de Anter Hent,
          29830 Ploudalmezeau, France
TM80BON   Laurent Borde, 987 route de Pelussin, 42520 Maclas, France
V47JA     John Abbruscato, 22199 Pine Tree Ln, Hockley TX 77447, USA
VC2A      Victor Androsov, 1185 Rue de Blois, Boucherville QC J4B 7Z5,
          Canada
VK0DS     David Scott, 4139 Freemantle Road, Bathurst, NSW 2795, Australia
VP5M      James F. Jordan, 11013 Farmwood Dr, Raleigh NC 27613, USA
VP6DF     Ken Boasi, 560 Root Road, Brockport NY 14420, USA
W9IMS     Indianapolis Motor Speedway Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 30954,
          Indianapolis IN 46230, USA
ZM4T      Holger Hannemann, 262 Waimarama Heights, RD 12,
          Havelock North 4294, New Zealand

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