Het DX-nieuws van week 36 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 2021Aug 

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3B8, MAURITIUS. Operators Olof/G0CKV, Kazu/JK3GAD, Denny/KX7M, Jamie/M0SDV and Oliver/W6NV will be active as 3B8M from Roches Noires during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 27-28th) as Multi-Multi entry. The team will be active "a few days before and after" the contest. QSL via M0OXO.


3X - Jean-Philippe, F1TMY (ex J28PJ) expects to be active as 3X2021 (correct) from Conakry, Guinea starting in mid-September for a few years. He will be QRV on 160-6 metres and the
QO-100 satellite. Also planned are side trips to the Los Islands (AF-051). Updates will be posted to https://twitter.com/3X2021. QSL via Club Log.


5B, CYPRUS. Paul, SA6PIS, will be active as 5B/SA6PIS from Fig Tree Bay, a sandy beach resort of Protaras, Cyprus, between October 19-31st. Activity is a holiday expedition for the WWFF award using a portable station. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau.


5H - Gabor, HA3JB will be active as 5H1IP from Unguja (Zanzibar) Island (AF-032) 17-29 September. He will operate CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 on 160-6 metres, and will participate in the CQ WW DX RTTY Contest. QSL via Club Log's OQRS, or direct to HA3JB.


5H - Maurizio, IK2GZU will be active again as 5H3MB from Ikelu, Tanzania from 25 September to 20 November, while doing volunteer work for the local hospital. In his spare time he will operate SSB, CW, RTTY and some FT8 on 80-10 metres. QSL via Club Log's OQRS, LoTW and eQSL, or via IK2GZU (direct or bureau).


5U - Adrien, F4IHM expects to be back in Niger between 11 September and 22 October, and will be active again as 5UAIHM in his spare time. He operates CW and SSB on 40 and 20 metres. QSL via F4IHM, direct or bureau.


6E1, MEXICO (Special Event). To commemorate the 211th anniversary of the Grito de Dolores (1821) and the 200th anniversary of the Consummation of the Independence of Mexico (2021), look for special event callsign 6I1M to be active between September 10-27th. Activity will be on 80/40/20/15/10 meters using CW, SSB, FT8/FT4, Echolink (XE1SOV-L) and DMR (TG 33456).
Operators mentioned are Andres/XE1SGW, David/XE1DRM, Diego/XE1DVC, Gerardo/XE1SVT, Ismael/XE1AY, Maria/XE1LOV, Patricia/XE1SPM, Ricardo/XE1ELI and Ricardo/XE1SY. QSL via XE1SPM. NO Bureau.


7Z91/8Z91/HZ91, SAUDI ARABIA (Special Event). By the time you read this, special event stations 7Z91ND, 8Z91ND and HZ91ND will be active to celebrate the 91st anniversary the "Unification Day for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" and "Saudi National Day" (September 23rd). The SES stations will
be active until September 25th. There will be three free electronically awards (Gold/Silver/Bronze) available by E-mail upon request. QSL all callsigns via HZ1SAR (Saudi Amateur Radio Society).


9X - Harald, DF2WO will be active again as 9X2AW from Kigali, Rwanda on 13-28 September. He will operate CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 on 160-10 metres. QSL via M0OXO (https://www.m0oxo.com/oqrs/) and LoTW.


D6, COMOROS. Janusz, SP9FIH, announced that he and Leszek/SP6CIK will be active as D60AC and D60AD, respectively, from Moroni, Comoros, later in the month. It took 3 months to get their licenses. QSL via their home callsigns or via ClubLog (preferred). Look for more details to be forthcoming in the coming weeks. Watch: http://d6.dxpeditions.org/


DL - Klaus, DL8DZL will be active as DL8DZL/p from Trassenheide, Usedom Island (EU-129) on
5-21 September. He will operate CW and SSB on 40-10m. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.


DL - Markus, DJ4EL will be active as DJ4EL/p from Hooge Japsand (EU-042) on 11-13 September. QSL via Club Log's OQRS, LoTW or via home call.


DL - Twelve operators will be active as DA0DFF from Hallig Hooge (EU-042) on 20-26 September. They will be QRV on the HF bands and via satellite (QO-100). QSL via the bureau.


DQ850, GERMANY (Special Event). Members of the DARC local association Schwerin (V14) have activated the special callsign DQ850DOM to celebrate the 850th anniversary of the first consecration of the Schwerin Cathedral. Activity will last until November 30th, with operations on 160 meters and
up including the QO-100 Satellite using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8 and other Digital modes. A free downloadable diplomas (Gold/Silver/Bronze) are available free of charge in PDF format. See QRZ.com for details. QSLs will be automatically sent via the Bureau after the activity – PLEASE do not send your own QSL! Logs will be uploaded to DCL and ClubLog.


EA - Members of URE Torrent (EB5URT) will be active as EG5DIC on 10-17 September. The special callsign's suffix stands for Dia Internacional del Chocolate, the International Chocolate Day (13 September). QSL via the bureau.


EI - Charlie, EI8JB will be active as EJ8JB from Bere Island (EU-121) on 16-19 September. He will operate mainly CW and SSB plus some RTTY and PSK on the HF bands, and possibly FM on satellite. QSL via LoTW (preferred), Club Log's OQRS, or via the bureau.


F - Special callsign TM100AA will be active on 1-15 September to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first officially assigned amateur radio callsign in France: 8AA, issued on 3 September 1921 to Andre Riss (1894-1982). He became EF8AA (Europe France 8AA) in 1927, then F8AA in 1932, and was active as such for the next fifty years. QSL via F2VX.


F - Marc, F6HQP will be vacationing in the Manche Department on 7-13 September. Weather and tides permitting, he will be QRV as F6HQP/p on 40 and 20 metres SSB from a few coastal islands valid for the Diplome des Iles de la France Metropolitaine (DIFM): Tatihou (MA002), Fort de la Hougue (MA007), Fort de l'Ilet (MA037) and Nequilas (MA112). QSL via the bureau. [TNX F6AJA]


F - Gianpaolo, IK1TTD will be active holiday style as F/IK1TTD on
10-12 September from Porquerolles Island (EU-070). He will operate SSB mainly on 40 and 20 metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.


FT, "FRENCH SUBANTARCTIC TERRITORIES". Seb, F5UFX, sent out a tweet on Twitter last weekend hinting of a possible expedition to a French Sub- Antarctic island and the TAAF is currently looking at the application. They are checking if such a project can meet the requirement of the "French Southern Lands National Nature Reserve World Heritage." "Previous applications were rejected because conservation objectives for this island are very high and they considered our projects too risky." HMMMM!!, could they be working on a DXpedition to Crozet Island (FT5/W).


G - Members of the South Dorset Radio Society (namely 2EOKKV, G0LVF, G4UIX, G8VCN, M0SGV and M0XDL) will be active as GB0SCI from St Mary's, Scilly Isles (EU-011) on 18-22 September. They will operate CW, SSB, PSK and FT8 on various bands. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, or direct to M0XDL.


HB0, LIECHTENSTEIN (Reminder). Fred/DL5YM and his XYL Tina/DL5YL will once again be active as HB0/DL5YM and HB0/DL5YL, respectively, from Masescha (Chalet Wanni) between September 5-28th. Activity is usually limited because they will be hiking during the daytime hours. Operations
will be on 160-6 meters using mostly CW, with some SSB and RTTY. Watch for some activity in the CQWW DX RTTY Contest (September 25-26th). QSL via their home callsigns, direct, by the DARC Bureau or ClubLog.


HR, HONDURAS. Gerard, F2JD, will once again be active as HR5/F2JD from Copan-Ruinas in Honduras between December 8th and April 5th. As usual he will be active on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. Paper QSL from F6AJA direct or via the REF Bureau. The logs will be posted on the LNDX Web site at: http://LesNouvellesDX.fr/voirlogs.php


HZ - HZ91ND, 7Z91ND and 8Z91ND are the special callsigns for the Saudi Amateur Radio Society (HZ1SAR) to celebrate Saudi National Day on 3-25 September. The logs will be uploaded to Club Log. See qrz.com for more information. Based on the number of lunar years, Saudi National Day commemorates the renaming of the Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by a royal decree from King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud (23 September 1932).


I - Commemorating the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri (14 September 1321), special event station II6DA will be active on 10-19 September. QSL via eQSL. A number of certificates will be available for download at https://sv2rck.gr/II6DA/.


JD1_mt - Take, JG8NQJ expects to be back to the weather station on Minami Torishima
(OC-073) "in mid-September", his QSL manager reports. Usually he remains there for about three months, and is QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 in his limited spare time.
QSL via JA8CJY (direct) or JG8NQJ (bureau).


K7, UNITED STATES (Special Event). Members of the Central Arizona DX Association (CADXA) will activate the special event station K7UGA from Arizona in honoring the late Senator from Arizona Barry M. Goldwater between October 4-8th. Activity is expected to be on all bands and modes.
QSL via K7BHM (w/SASE). For more details, see QRZ.com.


LY784, LITHUANIA (Special Event). Members of Radistu Asociacija will be active with the special event callsign LY784A from Siauliai until September 30th. Activity is to celebrate the 784th anniversary of Siauliai City. Operations will be on various HF bands using CW and SSB. The CW operator will be Jonas, LY5A (FOC # 2104). QSL via LY5A.


OZ - Sven PA1SVM (OZ/PA1SVM), Wino PA0ABM, Jan-Willem PA7JWC (5Q7DX) and Maarten PD2R (OV2T) will be active from Saeby, Vendsyssel-Thy (EU-171) between 12 and 20 September. They will operate CW, SSB, FT8 on 40-2 metres and via QO-100. QSL 5Q7DX via PA7JWC and LoTW; QSL OV2T via PA0ABM and LoTW.


PF21, THE NETHERLANDS (Special Event). Members of a specialist group of Scouters (PA3EFR/J-crew), [members of Scouting Netherlands through the national Fellowship called Plusscouts] will activate the special callsign PF21GP (which stands for commemorating the fact that after 36 years Zandvoort, The Netherlands, is once again hosting the Fomula 1 Grand Prix in 2021) between now and September 10th. Activity will be on all bands, all modes, including the Digital modes like FT8/FT4, DMR and Echolink. QSL PF21GP via PA3EFR. Operators mentioned are: Guido/PD2GWE, Evelyn/PD1EHO, Sander/PD9HIX, Thomas/PA3TVV, Maarten/PD2SVA, Ramon/PD1RJM, Anne-Paul/
PD3APM and Erwin/PA3EFR.


PY - A team of eight (PS8PL, PS8RV, PU8ROT, PY7AN, PY7BC, PY7BR, PY7RL and PY7WM) will be active as ZW7I from Itamaraca Island (SA-046) and the Environmental Protection Area of Santa Cruz on 17-19 September (21 UTC to 21 UTC). They will operate SSB, CW and FT8 on 80-10 metres. QSL via LoTW and eQSL.


R60-R*60, RRC ANTARCTIC TREATY SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. To celebrate the 60th anniversary Antarctic Treaty Signature, the Russian Robinson Club will activate the following special event stations (each representing a country that initially signed the Antarctic Treaty) between October 1st
and December 31st during this event:
R60ANT - Russia ------------- RG60ANT – Argentina --------- RN60ANT - Norway
RA60ANT - South Africa ---- RJ60ANT – Japan ---------------- RT60ANT - Australia
RB60ANT – Belgium --------- RK60ANT - United Kingdom -- RU60ANT - USA
RC60ANT – Chile ------------- RL60ANT – France --------------- RZ60ANT - New Zealand
++Plus a special callsign from Antarctica RI60ANT
The Worldwide Antarctic Program (WAP) has already issued a "Reference Number" for each of the above Special Event Callsign. Check (http://www.waponline.it/6oats-anniversary/) to download the
whole WAP reference numbers issued for this event. QSL info is also included. Details about the special "60th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty" award is also available at the above Web page.


SV - SX021IEEE is the special callsign that will be aired on 1-15 September to promote the 26th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' (IEEE) Symposium on Computers and Communications to be held in Athens on 5-8 September. Attendees include Miroslav Skoric (YT7MPB) and Manos G. Darkadakis (SV1IW), who will conduct a tutorial on "Hardware and Software Options for Experimenting with APRS Networks". QSL via LoTW, or via the bureau to SV1IW.


SV5, DODECANESE (Reminder). Claudio, HB9OAU, will be active as SV5/HB9OAU from Karpathos Island (EU-001) between September 4-16th. Activity will be holiday style on 80/40/30/20/17/15/12/10 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8, with a Yaesu FT-991A into an End-Fed antenna. QSL via HB9OAU, direct (w/SAE & 3 USDs), by the Bureau, LoTW or eQSL.


TM100, FRANCE (Special Event). Members of the Réseau des Émetteurs Français (REF) (in English, literally "Network of French Radio Transmitters") are now active as TM100AA until September 15th. Activity is to commemorate 8AA, the first callsign given to a Ham Radio in France. After the First World War, the first authorized station was André Riss. He received the callsign "8AA"
on September 3rd, 1921, without a nationality prefix, not intended for amateur stations at the Berne Convention. The number "8" is a tribute to the General Ferrie of the 8th Engineer Regiment. André became "eF8AA" (Europe France 8AA) in 1927, then "F8AA" on 1932. André joined the REF in
August 1927, with the REF n ° 423. He was active until his death on March 2nd, 1982. QSL via the Bureau - QSL Manager F2VX.


W - Allan, KV4T and Bridget, KS4YT will be active as KV4T/p and KS4YT/p from Dauphin Island
(NA-213) on 4-7 September. QSL via LoTW and eQSL, or direct to home calls.


W - Organized by the Citrus Belt ARC, the 22nd annual Route 66 On The Air special event celebrates the historic US Highway 66. Twenty-two amateur radio stations using 1x1 callsigns (W6A-W6V) will operate from cities along the "Mother Road" on 11-19 September. See http://w6jbt.org/ for information about the event and QSL routes.


XE - Celebrating the 200th anniversary since Mexico consummated the independence from Spain (27 September 1821), special callsign 6I1M will be active on 10-27 September. Look for activity on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres SSB, CW, FT8 and FT4. QSL direct to XE1SPM.


YS200, EL SALVADOR (Special Event). Members of the Club de Radio Aficionados de El Salvador (CRAS) will be active as YS200I to celebrate the 200th anniversary of El Salvador's Independence (September 15th). The length of activity was not mentioned. Listen for QSL info.

Z6, KOSOVO (Reminder). Rene, DL2JRM, will be active as Z68XX from Kosovo
between September 10-13th. Activity will be mainly on CW on various HF
bands, but he will also be in the Worked All Europe DX SSB Contest [WAE]
(September 11-12th). QSL via DL2JRM.


ZA, ALBANIA. Juergen, DL3JH, who has been active as ZA/DL3JH from Tirana
since August 22nd, will be there until September 9th. Activity has been
on 40/20 meters using CW and SSB at various times throughout the day. He
states, "No QSL please" on QRZ.com.


Iota News
CQ ITALIAN ISLANDS ---> Organized by ARI Grado e ARI Venezia, the "Italian Islands Activity Day" will take place on 11 September from 6 to 16 UTC. Look for activity on 40 and 20 metres SSB, CW and digital modes. IOTA groups expected to be activated include
AF-018 ----- IH9YMC ---- Pantelleria
EU-024 ----- IS0AGY ----- Su Giudeu
EU-025 ----- IQ9DE ------ Sicily
EU-025 ----- IQ9RG ------ Capo Passero
EU-028 ----- I1SJK/IA5 -- Elba
EU-028 ----- IA5D -------- Elba
EU-031 ----- IC8CUQ ---- Capri
EU-031 ----- IC8I --------- Ischia
EU-031 ----- IC8TEM ---- Capri
EU-083 ----- IP1X -------- Gallinara
EU-130 ----- IQ3AZ ------ Taglio Nuovo
EU-130 ----- IQ3UD ------ Santa Maria di Barbana
EU-130 ----- IV3BHD ----- Grado
EU-131 ----- I3MDU ------ Burano
EU-131 ----- II3VE -------- Venezia
EU-131 ----- IK3PQH ----- Lido
EU-131 ----- IK3RIY ------- Torcello
EU-131 ----- IQ3NX ------- Pellestrina
EU-131 ----- IW3HLI ------ Murano
EU-131 ----- IZ3VIP ------- Sant'Erasmo
Not IOTA -- IQ7TA -------- Taranto Vecchia
Not IOTA -- I3BQC -------- Bacan
Not IOTA -- IV3CTT ------- Volpera
Complete information about the Italian Islands Award can be found on http://ari.it/.


**AS-200. Take, JI3DST, will once again be active as JI3DST/5 (mainly for DX and 6m Multi-Hop), JR8YLY/5 (mainly for JA) from Shodo Island (Shikoku's Coastal Islands) between 0700z, September 18th, and 0000z, September 23rd, and again between 0200z, September 25th, and 0000z, September 28th. Operation may vary due to heavy rain or other conditions. Activity will be on
40/30/20/17/15/12/10/6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8 (possibly FM/RTTY). QSL JI3DST/5 via ClubLog's OQRS (direct or by the Bureau). QSL JR8YLY/5 via ClubLog (only Bureau). Please don't send QSL to SAPPORO 004-0041 Japan (QRZCOM QTH).

**EU-042. Members of the DARC Chapter Ahrensburg/Grosshansdorf EØ9 and the ÖVSV Ortsstelle ADL 707 will once again activate Hallig Hooge (WW Loc. JO44GN, DLFF-0013, DID/GIA N-22) as DA0DFF, but with two different teams. Here is their schedule:
Team 1 -- Operators Mich/OE7MPI, Monika/OE7MPN, Stefan/DJ7AO/OE7TIR, André/DL6HBQ and Martina/DD0HO will be active on various HF bands and the QO-100 satellite between September 20-26th.
Team 2 -- On September 23rd, operators Evi/OE7EVI, Herbert/OE7GHJ, Hans/DJ7RK, Walter/DL6HCX, Holger/DL9HDA, Dieter/DK3KH and Hans-Jürgen/DD2GZ will arrive on Hallig Hooge. The second team has a different location and will build a second HF station.
QSL both operations via the DARC QSL Bureau.

**EU-070. Gianpi, IK1TTD, will be on as F/IK1TTD from Porquerolles Island between September 10-12th. Activity will be holiday style on various HF bands. QSL via IK1TTD, direct, by the Bureau, LoTW
or ClubLog's OQRS. Visit it his Web page at: http://www.ik1ttd.it

**EU-121. Charlie, EI8JB, will be active as EJ8JB from Bere Island which is located off the coast of West Cork between September 16-19th. He states, "Amateurs have authorization from our regulator to use the 'EJ' prefix once operating from one of the offshore Coastal Islands of Ireland." Activity will be on various HF bands using CW, SSB and some Digital modes (PSK/RTTY) as well as possibly FM Satellite. QSL via LoTW (Preferred), by the Bureau and ClubLog's OQRS.

**EU-129. Klaus, DL8DZL, will once again be active as DL8DZL/p from Trassenheide Island
(DLFF-0075) until September 21st. Activity will be on various HF bands (40-10m) using CW and SSB. QSL via DL8DZL, direct or by the Bureau.

**EU-171. Operators Wino/PA0ABM, Sven/PA1SVM, Jan "JW"/PA7JWC and Maarten/PD2R will be active as OV2T and 5Q7DX from Saeby, North Jutland, between September 12-20th. Activity will be holiday style on 160-2 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL OV2T via PA0ABM, direct by the Bureau or LoTW. QSL 5Q7DX via PA7JWC or LoTW.

**NA-213. By the time you read this, operator Allan/KV4T and XYL Bridget/ KS4YT will once again be active as homecall/p from Dauphin Island (USI AL002S, Mobile county, Alabama) until September 7th. Activity will be focused on 40 meters using FT8/FT4. QSL via their home callsigns, LoTW or eQSL.

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3Y0J: BOUVET 2022 ---> The Northern California DX Foundation (www.ncdxf.org) is granting $100,000 to the 3Y0J Bouvet Island DXpedition planned for November 2022. This is an all-time high donation and matches the previous donation given to Bouvet projects.
"The DXpedition will be carried out by 'Amateur Radio DXpeditions', a Norwegian non-profit organization created for the purpose of conducting DXpeditions", the team wrote in their latest presse release (30 August).
"With an overall budget of $650,000 this will be the most expensive DXpedition ever. With the NCDXF donation we hope to succeed in the fundraising as our first payment milestone for the vessel contract is approaching. By end October we will pay 30% of the vessel contract, and by that time we must have regained confidence that we can succeed financially. We critically need upfront donations to be able to make it. While we have a solid plan, a young and strong team, a dedicated crew and vessel 'Marama' - we need your upfront support to go there and make 120,000 QSOs from Cape Fie at Bouvet". Donations to the 3Y0J project can be done through PayPal or by bank wire transfer - see http://www.3y0j.no for the details.


CONWAY REEF 2021 ---> The following announcement was posted to the Rebel DX Group's Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/rebeldxgroup/) on 2 September: "Good news. Finally after months of negotiations we are finally recived Navy permission to leave main island Viti Levu by one of our yacht here during the covid restrictions. Situation in Fiji is not easy, but we are going forward with the projects. During the next 2 weeks we will set a sail to Conway Reef. 3D2CR license will be renew it. This time will be one man expedition and hard test before our plans for Bouvet 3Y0I in December 2021". In 2019 the two-man 3D2CR operation logged 33,828 QSOs in eight days, which according to the German DX Foundation's Mega DXpeditons Honor Roll is the highest number of QSOs per day/operator made so far.


QSL GALLERY ---> The large collection of QSL cards on Les Nouvelles DX's website has been updated. Sixteen different galleries include 19,306 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.