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29 June 2024                                              A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1730

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

C5     - Jean-Louis, F6ITS left France in August 2023 for a  2-3 year round-
         the-world voyage. He recently obtained his Gambian licence and will
         be active as C5GM until the end of the year.  For the time being he
         operates SSB and CW (QRS);  the station is located  on  his sailing
         boat,  the "Sharkif",  which means  that his  operations  cannot be
         accepted for DXCC credit. QSL via EA7FTR.
DL     - Special callsign DL0SOP  will be active on  1-31 July  for the 66th
         edition of the  Sea of Peace Award (see https://dl0sop.darc.de/ for
         full details).  QSL via Club Log's OQRS, LoTW, eQSL,  or  direct to
         DL4SVA.
FR     - Giovanni, IZ2DPX will be active holiday style as TO7PX from Reunion
         Island (AF-016) on 4-18 July.  He will operate SSB and FT8 on  40-6
         metres. QSL direct to IK2DUW.
KH9    - Tom, NL7RR will be back to Wake Island (OC-053) on 9 July, and will
         remain there for 14 days.  In his spare time he  will be active  as
         NL7RR/KH9, on or around 14200 kHz between 06.00 and 09.30 UTC.  QSL
         direct to home call. [The Daily DX]
OX     - Bo, OZ1DJJ will be active again as OX3LX from Greenland between  28
         June and 16 July. In his spare time he will be QRV on 4 and 6m,  as
         well as on the HF bands, from grids GP47, GP60, GP80  (Sammisoq aka
         Christian IV  Island,  NA-151) "and  maybe  some  more  during  day
         trips". QSL via OZ0J.
S7     - Zsolt, HA8PX, will be active holiday style as  S79/HA8PX  from Mahe
         (AF-024), Seychelles on 5-10 July.  He will operate mainly CW, with
         some  SSB and FT8,  on various bands.  QSL via Club Log's OQRS,  or
         direct to home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
SP     - Special callsign SN91LOT will be active on 1-31 July to commemorate
         the 91st anniversary of the  ill fated flight  of Lithuanian pilots
         Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas.  On 15 July 1933 they attempted
         a nonstop flight from  New York City  to Kaunas in a small airplane
         named "Lituanica". After crossing the Atlantic Ocean,  they crashed
         on 17 July  when they were only 650km short of their final destina-
         tion. QSL via SP1PMY.
YB     - Look for Ferdy YB9MKF/p, Herry YC9MFD/p and Vernando YD9LAU/p to be
         active from Semau Island (OC-241) on  4-7 July.  QSL via operator's
         instructions.

CARIBBEAN TOUR ---> Stefano, IW2MJQ will be  "will be travelling around the
Caribbean" in July,  and will be QRV on the HF bands while operating /mm or
portable from beaches and POTA sites.  He will visit  Saint Vincent and the
Grenadines (J87/IW2MJQ) and Martinique (FM/IW2MJQ). QSLs direct to IK2WAD.

SPRINT WORLD WIDE AWARD 2024 ---> The HamAward Team  announces  the  "Sprint
World Wide Award" chase that will take place on  1-7 July.  The WWA combines
CW, SSB and digital modes activity  from  special event stations  around the
world with  real-time award tracking  for the chasers:  complete information
can be found on  https://hamaward.cloud/wwa/rules.  Special event  callsigns
include stations from
Argentina          LR1WWA
Balearic Islands   EE6WWA
Bosnia-Herzegovina E7W
Canary Islands     EG8WWA
Greece             SX0WWA
Indonesia          8E1YB
Italy              II0WWA, II1WWA, II2WWA, II3WWA, II4WWA, II5WWA, II6WWA,
                   II7WWA, II8WWA, II9WWA, IR1WWA
Kuwait             9K9WWA
Oman               A43WWA
Sardinia           IR0WWA
Slovenia           S53WWA
Spain              EG3WWA
Switzerland        HB9WWA
United States      N1W, N9W
Venezuela          YW25WWA
Other  participating stations include  9M2D (West Malaysia),  A71AE (Qatar),
BY1RX (China), D4L (Cape Verde).

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

Access to the main functions of www.425dxn.org is provided by the 425DXN App
for Android. It is available on Google Play - free of charge, no ads. Enjoy!

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

3D2Z: TEAM MEMBER CHANGE ---> "Due to unexpected circumstances, Mike,  W0VTT
has had to drop off of the 3D2Z on-island team.  In our continued efforts to
bring more 'Next Generation' amateur radio operators into DXpeditioning, the
3D2Z team is pleased to announce that our new 6th member  replacing Mike  is
Lukas Bartkus,  LY7J,  a 22-year young ham from Lithuania.  He joins Connor,
KD9LSV  and  Jamie, M0SDV as our 3rd young ham making this a  multi-national
'Next Generation' DXpedition. Meanwhile, Mike will remain a valued member of
our off-island DXpedition team serving as one of the remote operators of the
two NexGenRiBs  which will be accompanying the  DXpedition.  Funding efforts
continue for the November  DXpedition: https://rotuma2024.com".

CY9C: ST PAUL ISLAND ---> The  CY9C team  has announced the  VHF/UHF/EME/SAT
plans for the upcoming DXpedition to St Paul Island (26 August-5 September):
https://t-rexsoftware.com/cy9c/news.htm.

FT8: SUPERFOX & SUPERHOUNDS ---> N5J (Jarvis Island)  and  CY9C (St Paul Is-
land) will be the  first two major DXpeditions to use  WSJT-X's new SuperFox
sub-mode. In a nutshell:
* Using a 1512 Hz bandwidth, a  SuperFox station  starts at 750 Hz and go up
  to 2262 Hz; it can transmit up to 9 messages simultaneously without reduc-
  ing the dB values received by the SuperHounds.
* The SuperHound stations transmit normal FT8 signals  anywhere  from 200 Hz
  and up; their frequencies are not shifted down after being called.
* A  SuperFox station  can send  text  messages  of  up to 26 characters  in
  length, for example to announce QSY.
* A  digital signature  embedded in the SuperFox message will enable the re-
  ceiving software  to confirm  that the signal  originates from the genuine
  DXpedition.
* There will be  no backwards compatibility, and the use the  latest release
  of  WSJT-X  will  be  mandatory  (candidate  release  WSJT-X 2.7.0-rc5  is
  upcoming, bookmark https://wsjt.sourceforge.io./wsjtx.html).
Familiarise yourself with this new,  cutting-edge technology  by reading the
FAQ: https://jarvisisland2024.com/operating/super-fox-mode.

WINQSL ---> First released  in 1995,  the software  originated from  a  QSL
Manager listing on paper from 1982.  The latest version, accompanied by the
most recent  dbase update (16 June 2024),  can be downloaded  for  free  at
https://www.winqsl.com/. [TNX DF6EX]

+ SILENT KEY + Ir. Jacob D.C. Sihasale, MT, YB8XM  passed away on 8 June.  A
professor  of  maritime systems engineering at  the University of Pattimura,
during the 2010s "Joppy" operated  from several IOTA groups,  notably OC-221
in 2011, OC-249 and OC-271 (new one) in 2012, OC-224 and OC-076 in 2014, OC-
157 in 2015.

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

===================================================================
CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
===================================================================
3DA0AQ      EA5GL       ED5R        EA5Z        R100NOR     RA3TT
4J6D        DC9RI       ED8A        EA8DGS      R440AR      RN1ON
4U1UN       HB9BOU      EE5O        EA5ITJ      R650KI      RW4NW
5Z4VJ       M0URX       EF0F        EA4URE      R70OAS      RA3XEV
5Z4XB       VK3XB       EG5HSJ      EA5RKB      RK80PT      R1NU
6M6M        DS2GWM      EG5YOGA     EA5URV      S79PAT      S79JKN
7X2RF       EA7FTR      EG712R      EB7R        S79VU       N4GNR
8Q7JF       DM5JBN      EH5LGBT     EA5JMW      SN0MARCONI  SP2FVN
9J2BO       EA5GL       EL2DT       N2OO        TF/CT7ARW/p EA4URE
A61Q        EA7FTR      FG8OJ       M0OXO       TM17CEF     F4WBU
A65HS       9K2HS       FS/W6IZT    KL7OR       TM25FO      F5KMY
A71VV       M0OXO       FW7JV       HA7RY       TM42JO      F1ORJ
A91PSD      EC6DX       HF12ZPM     SP2ZCI      TM51OG      F5JYD
AM24AL      EA1CW       HF80POR     SP8PJL      TM57JO      F4KIY
C21TS       M0OXO       HF9MUZEUM   SP9KAG      TM5MCC      F5KCC
C5GM        EA7FTR      HI6M        EB7DX       TM5OON      F6KGL
DF4CEPALM   DB4SCW      LX/ON4IPA   ON6ZV       TM67OG      F1LFL
DL2024E     DL2VFR      LX/OO6P     ON6ZV       V31MA       M0OXO
DL2024EM    DL3EBB      LX24SAR     LX1JX       VP6MW       W0VTT
DL2024O     DL2VFR      OE51DEEYE   OE3OGC      VP8GGM      VP8ADR
DL2024R     DL2VFR      OE70VIE     OE6VIE      XU7GNY      DL4WK
DL2024U     DL2VFR      OH0/8S5A/p  SM5NAS      YB0AR       EB7DX
DU3/F4EBK   F4EUO       OY1OF       M0URX       YU7YOTA     YU7SRV
ED5E        EC5AGC      PJ7/W6IZT   KL7OR       ZY250CPS    PY2CER

5H3DX    Charles W. Powell, 201 North 13th Street, Louisburg KS 66053-3520,
         USA
9M1Z     Mohamad Zaheer Bin Zakaria, 969A Lorong Song 3C2, 93350 Kuching,
         Sarawak, Malaysia
9M1Z     Winston Lim, 329 Lorong B4, Taman Satria Jaya BDC, 93350 Kuching,
         Sarawak, Malaysia
ED1R     Jesus Maria Gimare Marquez, C/ Jacinto del Barrio 2,
         05358 Papatrigo (Avila), Spain
ED7O     Pedro L. Alvarez, Calle Isaac Peral 11, 23700 Linares (Jaen), Spain
II0ITR   Radioclub Coros, Museo della Radio Mario Faedda, Via Dante 17,
         07044 Ittiri SS, Italy
II5SF    Stefano Tolari, Via Torricelli, 22, 51016 Montecatini Terme PT,
         Italy
IQ9MQ    Alberto Mattei, Via Enrico Millo 20, 96010 Augusta SR, Italy
S21PL    Antonio Cannataro, Via Don Minzoni 18, 87040 Marano Marchesato CS,
         Italy
T88AT    Tony Tyson, 3961 Canal Lane, Winters CA 95694, USA
T88PB    Nobuaki Hosokawa, 8270 Fujimi, Fujimi-cho, Suwa-gun, Nagano,
         399-0211, Japan

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