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13 January 2024                                           A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1706

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

8Q     - Keith, G3WRO  will be  active  holiday  style  as  8Q7WR  from  the
         Maldives (AS-013)  from  24 January to 6 February.  He will operate
         SSB on 40-10 metres, possibly also on 80m. QSL via home call.  [TNX
         The Daily DX]
C6     - Look for Kevin, W1DED to be active as W1DED/C6A from Eleuthera (NA-
         001), Bahamas on  15-21 January.  QSL via LoTW,  or direct  to home
DL_ant - Felix, DL5XL  will be active  again as  DP1POL  from the German re-
         search station "Neumayer III", Antarctica (AN-016)  starting around
         20 January  until  early March.  In his spare time he  will operate
         mainly CW, with some digimode and SSB. QSL via LoTW, or via DL1ZBO;
         QSOs will also be uploaded to Club Log.
F      - Special callsign  TM26PVJ  will be activated  from  26 January to 4
         February for the 26th "Percee du Vin Jaune", the festival celebrat-
         ing the  "Opening of the Yellow Wine"  which  this  year  will take
         place at Arbois (Jura). QSL via F8GGZ.
HL     - Ji, DS1TUW plans to be active as  DS1TUW/2  from  Paengnyong Island
         (AS-122,  WWL PM27ix)  from  29 February  until  around 1 UTC  on 3
         March.  He will operate CW, FT8 and some SSB  depending on propaga-
         tion, on 40-6 metres. He plans to enable Club Log's Live Stream "to
         minimize the dupes",  but "bear in mind there could be intermittent
         internet  disconnections".  QSL via  Club Log's  OQRS  (direct  and
         bureau), LoTW, or via home call.
I      - Throughout 2024 ARI Fidenza  will use a series of special callsigns
         each representing a "keyword" that summarizes and characterizes the
         content of a sentence from one of  Guglielmo Marconi's  many public
         speeches:  II4TENC (January),  II4INTU (February), II4SUCC (March),
         II4DETR (April),  II4SEAS  (May),  II4RDFE (June),  II4INNV (July),
         II4BFRE (August),  II4OTSR (September), II4VISN (October),  II4BTFU
         (November), II4FCGD (December).  QSL via IQ4FE.  Information  about
         the "Discovering Marconi" award: http://www.arifidenza.it/.
I      - A team from Slovenia  (S51V, S52OT, S54W, S56N, S57DX, S57UN, S59A)
         will be active as IG9/S57DX from Lampedusa Island (AF-019) on 20-28
         January.  Main activity will be during the  CQ WW 160-Meter CW Con-
         test;  outside the contest they will be QRV on all bands and modes.
         DXCC wise this one counts as Italy, but as African Italy in the CQ
         Contests and the CQ DX Marathon. QSL via S57DX. [TNX NG3K]
OZ     - Celebrating King Frederik X's succession to the Danish throne, spe-
         cial callsign  OZ24FX  will be used  by several operators on  14-21
         January.  QSL via LoTW, eQSL,  Club Log's OQRS (direct and bureau),
         or direct to OZ1ACB. See https://www.qrz.com/db/OZ24FX for complete
         information about the available awards. 
UR_ant - Andrii, UT3UTQ  has been active as  EM1UTQ  from  the Akademik Ver-
         nadskyi  station  on  Galindez Island (AN-006), Antarctica  since 9
         January.  Also stationed at Vernadskyi is  Serhii, UW5EHR,  who has
         been QRV as EM1EHR since early December 2023.  Both are members  of
         the  XXVIII  Ukrainian Antarctic Expedition,  which is expected  to
         remain at the base until late March.
YB     - Emmanuel, F5LIT expects to be active again as  YB9/F5LIT from  Bali
         Island (OC-022) between 22 and 30 January.  Usually he operates SSB
         on 40-10 metres.  QSL direct to home call;  he plans to upload  his
         log to Club Log and LoTW.
YJ     - Takio, JH3QFL and Mamoru, JH3VAA will be active as  YJ0AA and YJ0MN
         from Vanuatu  on  4-11 February.  They will operate  FT8 on the  HF
         bands, and will also be on the Green Cube satellite. QSLs via LoTW,
         or direct to JH3QFL.
ZF     - Craig, KA8DSS  will be active as  ZF2NB/ZF8 from Little Cayman (NA-
         016) on 20-26 January. He will operate SSB on 17, 15 and 10 metres.
         QSL direct to home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
ZL7    - Team  ZL7D  (ZL1LDP, ZL1OV and ZL3SSB)  will  be  active  from  the
         Chatham Islands (OC-038) on 20-27 January. QSL via EA3FLW.  [TNX DX

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

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425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The December 2023 issue  is available for download
at https://www.425dxn.org/. [TNX IZ3EBA]

DAYTON TOP BAND AND CONTEST DINNERS ---> The  34th  Top Band Dinner  will be
held  on 17 May,  followed by the 30th Contest Dinner on 18 May.  The events
will take place at the Hope Hotel near Dayton, Ohio.  Registrations for both
the events will open on  15 January:  see https://www.topbanddinner.com  and
https://www.contestdinner.com, respectively.

TX5S ---> The team departed from San Diego on 11 January at 20 UTC, destina-
tion Clipperton Island. During the crossing,  both on the outward and return
legs, they will be active as N6WM/mm from various ocean grids, which will be
duly noted on the QSL cards.  QSL via M0URX's OQRS  (available shortly after
they return  to San Diego,  currently scheduled for 6 February).  Follow the
"Shogun" at https://share.garmin.com/TX5S.

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3A/MM0NDX   EB7DX       EG7KZ       EA7KZ       PJ4MM       M0URX
3A/MM0SAJ   EB7DX       EI80MB      EI6AL       PV2K        EA5GL
3V8SF       LX1NO       EK/RX3DPK   EA5GL       PV6T        PP2LA
3W3B        E21EIC      EP5TJS      EA5GL       R2024NY     RQ7L
4K6AG       DC9RI       EX0DX       HB9DUR      SK100FRK    SK4AO
4L/UN7IDW   K6VHF       GB8KW       G0UKN       SN32WOSP    SP6ZHP
5B4AMX      LZ3SM       HC5AI       EB7DX       SO130MK     SP3PDO
5K6RM       HK6RM       HC7AE/1     EA5GL       SP130MK     SP3PDO
6Y1A        6Y5PW       HH220Y      N2OO        SP32WOSP    SP3PGX
8A0RARI     N2OO        HS0ZME      SM6NT       SU1SK       N2OO
8P2K        KU9C        II4TENC     IQ4FE       T88AQ       JH6WDG
8P9JB       J69Z        JW/M0PLX    SP7DPJ      T88HS       JA6KYU
9A100RKZ    9A1ADE      KL7SB       N4GNR       TM130SMK    F4IIQ
9A67AA      9A2AA       KP2B        EB7DX       TM3Z        F4DSK
9K9N        EC6DX       LY310KD     LY2NZ       TM700MP     F8GGZ
9Y4I        9Z4A        LZ05RN      LZ1ZF       UE24NY      RQ7L
A65BP       UA6MF       LZ146GO     LZ1KCP      V51MA       NY0V
A71GO       F6BFH       LZ235IR     LZ1KCP      V51WW       NC8R
AP5ARS      IK2DUW      LZ55ZF      LZ1ZF       VP8KCA      G5KC
AT5D        VU3EFG      N6WM/mm     M0URX       VP9IN       EC6DX
ATM2024     VU2UUU      OE24BI      OE5CCN      W2HRU       KA2D
CS2024HNY   CT1REP      OR100LGE    ON6YH       XU7AKJ      JA3ULS
D2EB        IZ3ZLT      OT65BXE     ON5UB       YI3AIA      IK2DUW
D4L         IK2NCJ      OX24QUEEN   OZ1ACB      YI5THA      EA5GL
DL100ANA    DH7WW       OY1OF       M0URX       YW6CQ       YV6BXN
DM24EHF     DL2VFR      OY24QUEEN   OZ1ACB      Z68BB       EA5GL
E20AX/p     E21EIC      OZ24QUEEN   OZ1ACB      ZF1MA       EA5GL
EA9KB       EA7FTR      PA80STAR    PA1UN       ZL7DX       M0OXO

7P8SV     Michel Blayac, Appartement 3, 26 Grande Rue, 39170 Ravilloles,
8P9CB     Chris Billings, PO Box 1383, Shady Cove OR 97539, USA
8P9NX     Peter Cross, PO Box 7200, Rochester MN 55903, USA
A31DJ     Darren Johnston, PO Box 3140, Browns Plains LPO, Browns Plains,
          QLD 4118, Australia
EI25HEAL  Anthony Bond, 25 Claddagh Park, Dundalk, Co.Louth, A91 C3CN,
FJ4WEB    Phil Bettan, 175 Harvard Dr., Plainview NY 11803, USA
FM/F8AAN  David Albert, 13 chemin de Pey Broustera, 33340 Gaillan en Medoc,
KH0/KC0W  Thomas M. Callas, P.O. Box 1058, Minnetonka MN 55345, USA
KH0W      Thomas M. Callas, P.O. Box 1058, Minnetonka MN 55345, USA
LX8RTTY   Andre Doffing, 9 Cite Europe, L-3834 Schifflange, Luxembourg
OZ30EU    Svend Erik Kofod, Kanegaardsvej 4, 3700 Roenne, Denmark
T88SM     Hakata Radio, PO Box 232, Hakata Kita, Fukuoka, 812-8799, Japan
TI5/VA3RA Peter Helmuth Csanky, 1255 Bayly Street Suite 2508, Pickering
          ON L1W 0B6, Canada
TO2FY     Pierre-Jean Dufond, 10 rue d'Auneuil, 60240 Monneville, France
TZ4AM     Gregory J. Carter, 808 Paris Mountain Rd, Rockmart GA 30153, USA
V31XX     Bill Kollenbaum, 2446 Belleair Rd, Clearwater FL 33764, USA
VE2PEACE  Jean Charron, 17 Rue Elisabeth, Saint Jerome QC J7Z 2S9, Canada
VP9KF     Paul Evans, 15 Watch Knob Lane, Swannanoa NC 28778, USA
ZF2OO     Jim Millner, 7010 Gullotti Place, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952, USA


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