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18 May 2024                                               A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1724

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

4X     - Team  4X2DS  will be active  from the shores of the  Dead Sea,  the
         lowest land-based elevation on Earth  (440 metres below sea level),
         from 30 May to 3 June. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, or via 4Z5TT. A certifi-
         cate will be available,  see https://www.qrz.com/db/4X2DS  for more
         information.
9M2    - Members of the Kuala Lumpur DX Team will be active as 9M4IOTA  from
         Kapas Island (AS-073),  West Malaysia from  31 May to 2 June.  They
         will operate  SSB, CW and  digital modes on  80-10 metres.  Updates
         will be posted to https://www.facebook.com/kldxteam/.
DL     - The Berlin Airlift  was an operation that carried supplies by plane
         to the Allied sectors of  West Berlin over a Russian blockade.  For
         more than a year,  hundreds of  American, British and French  cargo
         planes ferried provisions to  West Berlin's  Tempelhof,  Gatow  and
         Tegel airfields.  Commemorating the 75th anniversary  of the end of
         the Berlin Airlift,  three  special event stations  will be  active
         between 12 May and 24 June: DL0GWW for Gatow, DL0TXL for Tegel, and
         DL0THF for Tempelhof.  QSL via  LoTW,  QRZ Logbook,  and  the  DARC
         Community Logbook;  paper cards will not be provided,  but an award
         will be available: https://ham-awards.de/index.php/75luft/.
EA     - Depending on weather and seas conditions,  a three-man team  (Henry
         EA5EOR, Ilde EA5HEU, and Christian EA3NT)  will be active as  EG5MI
         from  Penyeta del Moro (EU-151) on 25 May. They will place a wooden
         platform on the rocks on  24 May at about 16 UTC,  and return on 25
         May at about 4 UTC, hoping to be QRV as soon as possible. "We don't
         discard to start same  Friday 24th evening  with a very lightweight
         setup (one car battery)", Christian says,  "and run for a couple of
         hours to try to get advantage of the greyline and give a chance  to
         the West Coast".  Most likely they will be QRV on 20, 17, 40 and 6m
         CW, SSB and FT8. If he gets enough subscribers to his YouTube chan-
         nel (http://www.youtube.com/@EA3NT),  Christian will try and broad-
         cast live the landing attempt. Penyeta del Moro is a rocky islet of
         almost 2 metres in width and 6 metres in length; an iron lighthouse
         of about 5m in height was placed there in 1861. QSL via EA5GL.
F      - Members  of the  Association des radioamateurs de l'Indre  will  be
         active as TM36JO on 27 May,  as the  Paris 2024 Olympic Torch Relay
         passes through their  Department,  and again from 29 July to 11 Au-
         gust  during the  Olympic Games.  QSL via the bureau,  or direct to
         F5OHM.
GI     - Commemorating the  80th anniversary  of the D-Day landings  (6 June
         1944),  the  Rushyhill Radio Society (MN0UGP)  will  be  active  as
         GB8DDY between 1 and 28 June.  A certificate will be available, but
         QSL cards  will not be provided - see https://www.qrz.com/db/GB8DDY
         for information.
I      - Members of ARI Trapani (IQ9TP)  will be active as  II9IKF  on 20-26
         May for the 16th edition of the International Kite Festival  at San
         Vito Lo Capo. QSL via the bureau, LoTW and eQSL.
LA     - Michael, DF8AN will be active from Hinnoya Island (EU-033) on 16-17
         May and again on 25-26 May, and  from Vestvagoy Island (EU-076)  on
         17-25 May.  He operates  CW and  digital modes on the HF bands, and
         hopefully on 6 and 2 metres.  QSL via home call,  direct or bureau.
         [TNX The Daily DX]
SP     - Celebrating  the  65th  anniversary  of the  SP  DX  Club,  special
         callsigns  SP65S, SO65P, SN65D, HF65X and 3Z65C  will be active  on
         1-16 June.  A certificate  will be available,  complete information
         can be found on https://logsp.pzk.org.pl/a/spdxc/index.php.
SV     - Giovanni, IZ2DPX has been active as SV8/IZ2DPX from  Serifos Island
         (EU-067)  since  13 May,  and will remain there  until  23 May.  He
         operates SSB and FT8 on 40-6 metres. QSL via LoTW.
UA     - Commemorating the 119th anniversary  since the birth of  Mikhail A.
         Sholokhov  (the 1965 Nobel Prize in Literature),  special callsigns
         R119MS and UE39MS will be active on  20-24 May during the 39th edi-
         tion of the Sholokhov Spring Festival. A certificate will be avail-
         able on https://hamlog.online/club/mdxc. QSLs via RQ7L.

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

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ARRL SYSTEMS SERVICE DISRUPTION ---> "We are in the process of responding to
a  serious incident  involving access  to our network and headquarters-based
systems", the ARRL notified on 16 May. "Several services, such as Logbook of
The World (LoTW)  and  the ARRL Learning Center,  are affected.  Please know
that  restoring access is our  highest priority,  and  we are  expeditiously
working with  outside industry experts  to address the issue.  We appreciate
your  patience.  This story will be  updated  with  new  developments"  (see
https://www.arrl.org/).

CY9C: ST PAUL ISLAND ---> The  Canadian Department of Fisheries  and  Oceans
has issued the written permit for the  CY9C DXpedition to St Paul Island (26
August-5 September),  and the ARRL has pre-approved the  DXpedition for DXCC
credit. The permit is for the small Northeast Island,  as the main island is
now under the jurisdiction of the Canadian Wildlife Service.
A 24-foot vehicle has been rented and reserved for early August to transport
a lot of the gear to Dingwall (Nova Scotia),  which will be the base for all
pre-DXpedition activities.  The team will use two helicopters  and a boat to
transport the operators and the equipment to the island.
Beginning on 26 May, a  week long  work session  for CY9C will take place in
North Carolina.  Team members  W0GJ, W0PR and  WA4DAN  will meet up  and  go
through and inventory all of the  DXpedition gear.  The plan is to erect the
new operating tents,  test and run  the seven new generators,  assemble  and
test antennas and inventory all of the coaxial cables.
"The team is very grateful to all the  clubs and individuals who have joined
our  efforts.   Additional  support is encouraged  and  can be made  through
https://t-rexsoftware.com/cy9c".

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

===================================================================
CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
===================================================================
4U1UN       HB9BOU      AO175YO     EA1YO       OX3HI       EA5GL
4X6M        4X6ZM       AO275BFM    EA2BFM      PC6MILL     PA2KOP
4X76DL      4X6DL       AO275RH     EA2RH       PF99MILL    PF9W
4X76IC      4X5IC       AO375KR     EA3KR       PJ2CF       EA5GL
4X76TT      N4GNR       AO375M      EA3M        PZ5JW       EA5GL
4X76VF      4X1VF       AO475SE     EA4SE       SN25PCH     SP2KFQ
4Z76NB      4Z1NB       AO575MP     EA5MP       SN73PUK     SP3LPT
5B4AMX      LZ3SM       AO575XC     EA5XC       SO34PP      SP3PDO
5W1SA       JA1DXA      AO675EE     EA6EE       SP191BD     SP3PDO
5Z4PA       M0URX       AO775TS     EA7TS       SP34PP      SP3PDO
9A100RKZ    9A1ADE      AO875ED     EA8ED       SP80HONKER  SP3PGR
9A70EZA     9A1EZA      AO875W      EA8W        SQ34PP      SP3PDO
9G1AA       PA3ERA      AU5J        VU2JOS      SV0XAF      HB9EBC
9J2BO       EA5GL       CX1RL       EA5KB       TM13JO      F5SDD
9X2AW       M0OXO       DL25EUT     DD7GU       TM1COX      F4ILN
A61KZ       EA7FTR      EG1SBO      EA1URL      TM24U       ON8AZ
A61Q        EA7FTR      EG5LTO      EA5ITJ      TM25FO      F5KMY
A91WTIS     EC6DX       EG8FMR      EA8URV      TM4JDD      F8KGS
AM175A      EC1A        EH7IR       EA7LH       TM83JO      F8KGH
AM175DD     EC1DD       FM4LV       KU9C        TR8CR       F6AJA
AM575AN     EC5AHA      GB0AEL      MI0HOZ      UN79P       RW6HS
AM575BUH    EC5BUH      H25A        LZ3SM       UO79P       RW6HS
AM575C      EC5C        HF73CLR     SP3ESU      UP79P       RW6HS
AM575EA     EC5EA       HF80LOK     SP9KAO      VU7LAL      VU3OQK
AN375WH     EB3WH       II6RCAB     IK6XEJ      YL44WFF     YL2SW
AN575CS     EB5CS       J79PE       8P6PE       YP2GEO      YO2KAR
AN775DX     EB7DX       KP2B        EB7DX       Z30GOCE     Z37RSM
AO175AA     EA1AA       OE2024EM    OE4HLF      ZC4RH       DK6SP
AO175CK     EA1CK       OF60IRON    OH8DR       ZD8SC       WB4GHY
AO175EMO    EA1EMO      OL70CHOD    OK1RDO      ZL7STU      M0OXO
AO175YD     EA1YD       OL80CLAY    OK2PXJ      ZW30AS      PT2ADM

5Z4SK    Jacob S. Kissuu, 11101 N. McGee St, Kansas City MO 64155, USA
8P9CB    Chris Billings, PO Box 1383, Shady Cove OR 97539, USA
9G1SD    David W. Schneider, 1501 SW K St., Grants Pass OR 97526, USA
AO6EU    Federacion Digital EA, Apartado Postal 3050, 08200 Sabadell
         (Barcelona), Spain
AO8EU    Federacion Digital EA, Apartado Postal 3050, 08200 Sabadell
         (Barcelona), Spain
CP7DX    Jose Luis Murano, Avenida Dr Facundo de Zuviria 7745, S3004LTL,
         Santa Fe, Argentina

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