Het DX-nieuws van week 27 2021. Ook nu weer verzameld door Henk - PD3H.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation globally, announced activities might be cut short, postponed, cancelled or even extended at any time and without notice...

 DXcalender 2021Mei

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4X - Team 4X100AI will participate in the IOTA Contest (24-25 July) from the Achziv Islands
(AS-100). Outside the contest they will be QRV on FT8 and QO-100 satellite. QSL via LoTW, or direct to 4X6ZM.

C6 - The 14-21 July C6AHA operation from the Bimini Islands (NA-048) has been postponed until sometime in October.

HL - DS3BBC and others will be active as D70EXPO from Pukkyongnyolbi Island (AS-080) on 22-25 July. They will be QRV on 80-6 metres, and will participate in the IOTA Contest. QSL via LoTW, or via DS3BBC; the log will be uploaded to Club Log.

JA - Ichy, JH7IPR will be active from Tokunoshima, Amami Islands (AS-023) from around 5 UTC on 2 July until around 5 UTC on 7 July. He will be QRV on 80-6 metres as either JH7IPR/6 (CW, RTTY, SSB) and JH7IPR/p (other digital modes such as FT4 and FT8). The logs will be uploaded to Club Log. Ichy's latest IOTA operations were from the Koshikijima Islands (AS-037) in April, Yakushima and Tanegashima (AS-032) in May, Iki and Tsushima (AS-036) in June.

JA - The following HQ stations representing JARL will be active from various regions of Japan for the IARU HF World Championship:
Band/mode Call Location
80m CW 8N9HQ Nanto-shi, Toyama
40m CW 8N2HQ Okazaki-shi, Aichi
40m SSB 8N8HQ Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
20m CW 8N3HQ Miki-shi, Hyogo
20m SSB 8N3HQ Maibara-shi, Shiga
15m CW 8N6HQ Aso-gun, Kumamoto
15m SSB 8N9HQ Nanto-shi, Toyama
10m SSB 8N8HQ Ishikari-gun, Hokkaido
All QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the JARL QSL bureau.

P4 - John, W2GD will be active again as P44W from Aruba (SA-036) on 6-13 July. He will operate mainly CW with a focus on the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via LoTW, or direct to N2MM.

SP - Special callsign SN88LOT will be active from 1 July to 31 August to commemorate the 88h 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 thy were only 650km short of their final destination. QSL via SP1PMY.

UA - Oleg UA1O (ZS1ANF), Alexei RN1ON, Yuri UA1OC and Alex UA1OJL will be active as RI1OZ from Zhizhginskiy Island (EU-153) on 4-10 July. They will operate CW, SSB and FT8/FT4 on 80-10 metres. QSL via Club Log's OQRS, or via RN1ON. They also plan to be QRV from a couple of other nearby islands and/or lighthouses as RK1O/p (QSL via RN1ON).

UA0 - A team of six (R9YU, RA3DS, RA9Y, RN5A, RX3AMI and UA3A) will be active as RI0FM from Moneron Island (AS-149) on 15-31 July, IOTA Contest included. Plans are to operate CW, SSB and FT8 on various bands with two stations. QSL via UA3A. See https://ri0fm.ru for more information.



Iota News
No info received

Qsl Info
QSL 9V1VV ---> with immediate effect, Phil, G3SWH is the new QSL manager for John, 9V1VV. All available logs have been uploaded to LoTW and Club Log, and there are also log search and OQRS facilities on https://www.g3swh.org.uk/. "As John is not a member of the RSGB, paper QSLs for this station are only available direct with adequate return postage".


7I1S --------- Kutasi Gabor, Siofok, Koch R. utca 10/A I/4, 8600, Hungary
AO3MWC - Federacion Digital EA, Apartado Postal 3050, 08200 Sabadell (Barcelona), Spain
CX6VM ----- Jorge Diez Furest, Remigio Castellanos 474, 37000 - Melo, Cerro Largo, Uruguay
DL0SOP ---- Georg Tretow, Postfach 1114, 23931 Grevesmuehlen, Germany
ED1R ------- Jesus Maria Gimare Marquez, C/ Jacinto del Barrio 2, 05358 Papatrigo (Avila), Spain
ED7O ------ Pedro L. Alvarez, Apartado Postal 306, 23700 Linares (Jaen), Spain
EE5T ------- Santiago de La Fuente, Miguel Hernandez 37 Pta. 6, 46970 Alacuas (Valencia), Spain
FR8TZ ----- Fabrice Brassier, 10 rue de Chanlat, 63190 Moissat, France
FR8UA ---- Fabrice Brassier, 10 rue de Chanlat, 63190 Moissat, France
G3SWH --- Phil Whitchurch, 21 Dickensons Grove, Congresbury, Bristol, BS49 5HQ, United Kingdom
GB13COL- Raymond McAleer, 44 Harvey Avenue, Durham, DH1 5ZG, United Kingdom
J20EE ----- Stephane Van Langhenhoven, 24 bis rue de Anter Hent, 29830 Ploudalmezeau, France
KL7FBI ---- Fred R. Anderson, 918 Abeto St NE, Palm Bay FL 32905, USA
OJ0MR --- Pertti Turunen, Kolunkulma 157, FI-17130 Vesivehmaa, Finland
PT88CDC - ARCCO, Caixa postal 62, Coceicao do Coite - BA, 48730-970, Brazil
VP8HDM - Bob McLeod, 75 Davis Street, Stanley, FIQQ 1ZZ, Falkland Islands

No Info received

+ Faisal Al-Ajmi, 9K2RR passed away on 2 July "following a pro-
longed period of hospitalisation with COVID". He had been "IARU Region 1
Vice President since the 2014 General Conference and was an energetic and
active supporter of amateur radio in the Arab world and globally. He was
also an accomplished and successful contester. He represented IARU in the
Arab Spectrum Management Group meetings and had attended ITU World Radio
Conferences on behalf of IARU".



70cm CW beacon
COMET CAA 500 Antenna Analyser
Buddipole Deluxe Antenna Review
Comet HFJ-350M 160m-5m – Antenna Review
Short Multiband Dipole
All-Band 80-10 Meter End-Fed Half-wave Antennas
Portable RTL – SDR Software Defined Radio with Android
Adjustiwave Antenna – 80m through 2m
Universal HF Tracker
A Visit to the World’s Largest Heathkit Collection

WSPR beacon
Digital Cables and Connectors we see and use in the Ham Shack
Practical Balcony Version of an Old Military Car Antenna


JW0W ---> The team is now complete, and includes six operators: EA3HSO, LB1QI, LA5GI, LA7GIA, LA7THA and LA8OM. They are expected to be active from Prins Karls Forland (EU-063), Svalbard on 21-26 July. QSL via M0OXO’s OQRS and LoTW. PayPal donations to help offset some of the costs are gratefully accepted, see http://jw0w.no/ for more information.


KIRIBATI: UPCOMING CHARTER SERVICE ---> "Chuck, T32NCC is working to acquire a 65 ft power boat capable to allow him to offer charters to any of the islands of Kiribati, including all of the Southern Line, Pheonix and Banaba. His goal is to offer transportation services to local scientists, radio amateur expeditions, sport fishing and diving enthusiasts starting early
2022. The boat will be able to accommodate up to 12 passengers and cargo, in addition to the crew, at an average cruising speed of 15-20 knots under 2.5m ocean swell. Chuck will be able to charter from international airports in Kiribati and Samoa, and will provide hospitality support ashore". Chuck can be contacted at line.islands[@]gmail.com.


 QSL GALLERY ---> The large collection of QSL cards on Les Nouvelles DX's website has been updated. Sixteen different galleries include 19,135 cards for the ten Most Wanted DXCC Entities (2011-20), the 62 deleted DXCC Entities, obsolete prefixes, stations from Maghreb from 1945 to 1962, Allied Forces stations in Germany (1945-80), special stations commemorating ITU and IARU, stations using the United Nations prefix (4U), Antarctic bases and TAAF (Terres Australes and Antarctiques Francaises), the various French
DXCC island Entities in the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean and the Americas (from 1945 to 1969), pre-1945 countries, French Departments and CONUS, plus a gallery for cards not accepted by DXCC. Your participation is encouraged: http://www.lesnouvellesdx.fr/galerieqsl.php.


THE SLOW MORSE CLUB ---> Special callsigns EI1SMC (operated by John, EI3HQB and Keith, EI5KJ), GB1SMC (operated by Ray, G0OKR) and TM1SMC (operated by Jeff, F4IIQ) will be used on 17-25 July to celebrate the first anniversary of The Slow Morse Club. QSLs via F4IIQ. SMC is a Facebook group with around 1800 members worldwide. "Our informal group encourages new operators, beginners, returnees and SWLs to join us, also those of us who enjoy code at a
more relaxing pace. Usually there is a slow Morse session every weekend on
3.552 MHz" (https://www.facebook.com/groups/3231315733622032/).