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26 August 2023                                            A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1686
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

5W     - Mladen 9A2NA,  Rolando 9A3MR,  Livio 9A7Y  and  Borut S50B  will be
         active as 5W0LM from Malololelei near Apia, Samoa (OC-097) on  1-14
         October.  They will operate CW and SSB  (plus FT8 "just for relax")
         on 160-6 metres with 2-3 stations. QSL via 9A3MR and LoTW.
8P     - Greg, N9GB will be active holiday style as 8P9GB from Barbados (NA-
         021) on  8-15 September.  He will be QRV on 60-10 metres,  and will
         also give 6m a try;  he will operate mainly SSB during local after-
         noons and CW in the evening hours. QSL via LoTW, or via EB7DX. [TNX
         The Daily DX]
D4     - Harald, DF2WO will be active again as  D44TWO from  Sao Tiago  (AF-
         005), Cape Verde on 2-17 September. He will operate CW, SSB and FT8
         on the HF bands and 6 metres, as well as via the  QO-100 satellite.
         QSL via M0OXO's OQRS. [TNX DX World]
E5_nc  - Janusz, SP9FIH  will be active as  E51JAN  from  Manihiki (OC-014),
         North Cook Islands  from  12 October to 6 November.  QSL  via  Club
         Log's OQRS.  See  https://e5n.dxpeditions.org/ for more information
         and updates.
EA     - Special event callsigns  EG1SDC-EG9SDC (1-7 September) and  EH1SDC-
         EH9SDC  (8-10 September)  will be activated  to commemorate  Day of
         Asturias  and the principality's  patron saint,  popularly known as
         The  Santina de Covadonga.  This is the 39th edition  of the  'SDC'
         special event.  Also active are expected to be  EG39SDC and ED3SDC.
         QSL for all callsigns via EA1AUM (direct or bureau), LoTW and eQSL.
         See https://santina.dxfun.com/ for more information,  including on-
         line logs and downloadable certificates.
ON     - OO35ATH is the  special callsign  for members of the  Radio Club de
         Ath (ON4ATH)  to celebrate  their club's  35th anniversary  on 1-30
OZ     - Mike, DG5LAC will be active as OZ/DG5LAC from  Romo Island (EU-125)
         on 1-13 September.  He will operate FT8, FT4 and some SSB.  QSL via
         Club Log's OQRS, LoTW, eQSL.
OZ     - Jan-Willem PA7JWC (5Q7DX), Maarten PD2R (OV2T) and Sven PA1SVM (OZ/
         PA1SVM)  will be active from  Saeby, Vendsyssel-Thy (North Jutland,
         EU-171) on  12-19 September.  They will operate CW, SSB and FT8  on
         160-2m. QSL  5Q7DX via PA7JWC and  LoTW  (preferred), and logsearch
         on Club Log; QSL OV2T via PA0ABM and LoTW (preferred).
PY     - ZV201ID is the  special callsign  for  LABRE, the  Liga de Amadores
         Brasileiros de Radio Emissao,  to mark the 201st anniversary of the
         independence of Brazil on 3-9 September. QSL via LoTW.
V6     - Cezar, VE3LYC [425DXN 1680] will be active as V62P from Pulap Atoll
         (OC-155) and as  V62S from Satawal Atoll (OC-299, new one for IOTA)
         between  25 October  and  12 November.  This  will be a  "full-time
         operation", with plans to be QRV on 30-10 metres CW and SSB for 5-7
         days  from  each atoll.  QSL via  Club Log's OQRS,  or  via VE3LYC.
         Bookmark https://v6iota.weebly.com/ for updates.
V7     - Previously QRV as  V7/N7XR [425DXN 1675],  Bob expects to return to
         Kwajalein (OC-028), Marshall Islands sometime in September  and  be
         active as V73XR for three months. QSL via Club Log's OQRS.
VK     - Operated by a number of YL operators in  Tasmania (VK7)  and around
         the rest of Australia, special callsign  VI7ALARA  is active on the
         HF bands  until 8 November  to mark  the  Australian Ladies Amateur
         Radio Association's  meet  (http://www.alara.org.au/) to be held in
         Hobart. QSL via Club Log's OQRS.
VU     - Indian radio amateurs are allowed to append "3CY"  to the suffix of
         their callsigns (e.g. VU2TUM/3CY) from 23 to 30 August.  This is to
         commemorate  the  Chandrayaan-3  lunar  exploration mission,  which
         successfully landed a spacecraft  near the Moon's south pole region
         on 23 August.  Also celebrating Chandrayaan-3 are special callsigns
         AT2ISRO, AT3CYN, AT3MON and AT3MOON.
W      - Matt, AF2F will be active as K4H from Hatteras Island (NA-067) from
         23 August to 3 September. He will operate CW and FT8.  QSL via Club
         Log's OQRS.

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

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CB0ZA ---> While plans for the DXpedition "are well underway", Hal, W8HC has
joined  the multi-national team  that will be active  from  Robinson  Crusoe
Island (SA-005), Juan Fernandez on 13-20 February 2024 [425DXN 1683].  There
will be four stations for SSB, CW and RTTY;  plus a station for FT8  and an-
other for VHF. QSL via HA1AG, Club Log's OQRS, LoTW.  See https://cb0za.com/
for more information and updates. 

MS0INT ---> The 25-28 August operation from Fair Isle [425DXN 1685] has been
cancelled ("no flights all weekend due to low level clouds surrounding Shet-
land"), and there will be "no activity from mainland Shetland either, as all
accommodation is fully booked". [TNX DX World]

WRTC 2026 ---> The WRTC 2026 Organising Committee  has announced the  Selec-
tion Criteria  for  entrants:  https://www.wrtc2026.org/selection-criteria/.
Everyone interested in qualifying for WRTC 2026 must do so by operating in a
variety of contests between  October 2023 and  March 2025.  There will be 15
qualifying events (with the 8 best scores counting), and 42 qualifying teams
across  30 Qualification Areas.  In addition to the  geographically selected
teams, the Defending Champions, 4 Youth Teams (entrants must be under age 26
at 11 July 2026), at least 2 Sponsored Teams,  and at least 1 Wild Card Team
will be invited.

+ SILENT KEY + Carlos Gustavo Lacarrubba "Laca" Pellon, ZP5CGL was killed in
a work accident on 22 August. Born in 1955, he was a DXer,  a contester  and
an active member  of the board of the  Radio Club Paraguayo  for many years.

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3C3CA       TA2OM       EG1RCC      EA1IQM      OZ0IL       DL1UWE
3DA0AQ      EA5GL       EG7SVC      EA7RCM      PA100ETM    PE1RDP
3Z75ZSL     SP9KAG      EH3FSS      EA3DVP      PA38MW      ON4MW
4L2M        EA7FTR      EP6DSP      WA3FRP      PA5150EVH   PF1SCT
4U1A        UA3DX       ET3AA       N2OO        PC20SAIL    PA0RDY
6M23VGC     HL4CAF      EY8MM       W0VTT       PF01MAX     PC2F
7Q7CT       EA7FTR      GB0TNL      GS0IYP      PF23GP      PA3EFR
7X0AD       EA5KB       GB2ELH      GM0GFL      PF39CAVENTE PA7HPH
9G5AF       EA5GL       GB2TD       GW0LIS      PJ4KY       M0URX
9J2BO       EA5GL       GB2TNL      GS0IYP      R20RMP      RM0L
9N1CA       EA5ZD       H25A        LZ3SM       R300EKB     R8CR
9Q2WX       IZ8CCW      HB9ILLW     HB9FVR      RI0Z        R7AA
A25SL       N4GNR       HH2AA       EB7DX       S51LGT      S53EO
A60AP       EA7FTR      HI3K        EB7DX       S79KW       N4GNR
A61DI       EA7FTR      HS0ZOA      EB7DX       S79VU       N4GNR
A92AA       EC6DX       HZ1SK       IZ8CLM      SP150GHJ    SP3PDO
AT2LH       VU2YQ       II1L        IQ1GE       SW8YA       HA1YA
AT5KLH      VU2EXP      II6POPE     IZ6BRJ      TG9ADM      EA5GL
C31CT       EA3QS       II7SML      IQ7AF       TI5CDA      EA5GL
CB2T        CE2LS       LT6M        EC6DX       TM12SRY     F5KCC
CR5CR       CS5NRA      LU1ZV       LU3IA       TM22LH      DL7BC
CS23FPC     CT1REP      LZ21MIG     LZ1ZF       TM2LW       F4ELJ
CS2LH       CS5LX       MD2C        MD0CCE      TM350DN     F1EOY
CS2MD       CS5NRA      OE40XTU     OE1XTU      TM5GAT      DL1MP
CT9ABN      OM2VL       OJ0JR       OH3JR       TM62TLG     F4KLR
CT9ABO      OM3GI       OL750HOL    OK1MR       VI25AREG    M0OXO
CX1T        IK2DUW      ON38IOF     ON7QC       VK8NSB      M0URX
D2EB        IZ3ZLT      OP25VRA     ON7EN       XU7AKU      JA1DXA
DK5T        DK5ON       OP45IH      ON4RAT      XW5SI       JA1PBV
E2A         E21EIC      OQ95RCL     ON3AR       YL1DOG      YL3JD
E51D        HA7RY       OV5YL       DJ5YL       ZS1AFS      N4GNR
E730S       E77AR       OX3LX       OZ0J        ZS9V        M0OXO

9M4LHT     PEMANCAR Terengganu, 4878 Jalan Tanjung Belor, Kampung Pengkalan
           Berangan, 21040 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
CR2FC      Agrupamento de Escuteiros 492, Rua Francisco Ornelas 37,
           9700-016 Angra do Heroismo, Portugal
CT9/UR9IDX Antonio Duarte Costa Gomes, Apartado 2710, Loja CTT Monumenta
           (Funchal), 9001-401 Funchal, Portugal
CW5X       Lupo Bano Negreira, Casilla de Correos 950, 11000 Montevideo,
EG1PCJ     Jose Antonio Vazquez Garcia, Apartado Postal 160, 33420 Lugones
           (Asturias), Spain
KH0/KC0W   Thomas M. Callas, P.O. Box 1058, Minnetonka MN 55345, USA
OH0Z       Laurent D. Thomin, 1615 Beaconshire Rd, Houston TX 77077-3817,
P40W       Carol Richards, 22 Mill Rd, Shamong NJ 08088, USA
PJ2ND      Jeffrey A. Maass, 9256 Concord Rd, Powell OH 43065-9625, USA
W9IMS      Indianapolis Motor Speedway Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 30954,
           Indianapolis IN 46230, USA
Z36T       Ace Jevremov, Postfach 14, 82378 Peissenberg, Germany
ZB2LGT     GARS, PO Box 292, GX11 1AA, Gibraltar
ZF2PG      Pete Gladysz, 4633 Riverchase, Troy MI 48098, USA
ZX45DV     Mario E. Libardi, Rua Doutor Costa Leite 1038, Botucatu - SP,
           18602-110, Brazil


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