SM3CVM sm3cvm at swipnet.se
Sat Apr 11 01:40:06 PDT 2009

The calendar is available at http://www.sk3bg.se/

by JA1XGI/W8XGI. Activity will be on all bands, including the lower bands, using CW and the digital modes. QSL via JA1XGI, by the bureau or direct.

- 11/4 KENYA; 5ZEME and 5Z4/PA3EWP
by PA3CEE, PE1L and PA3EWP. They will operate as 5Z4EME on 2m 
1and 70cm EME (details can be found at http://www.emelogger.com/kenya/) and also operate on the HF bands using verticals for 10-40 metres and a homemade amplifier. QSL 5Z4EME via PA3CEE, QSL 5Z4/PA3EWP via PA7FM.

from Basse-Terre. He plans to operate holiday style on, SSB only on 80/40/20/17/15/12/10 meters.

from Curacao. He will operate holiday style on various bands, with a focus on 30, 17 and 12 metres and RTTY/PSK31. QSL via home call. A logsearch will be available at http://www.pa4jj.nl/html/pj2_pa4jj_log.html

- 12/4 PALAU; T88CW and T88NF
by JH0IXE (T88CW) and JA0FOX (T88NF). They plan to operate CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31 and SSTV on 80-6 metres. QSL via home calls.

- 12/4 KENYA; 5Z4/PA3EWP and 5Z4EME
by PA3EWP on HF from 40m-10m. PA3CEE and PE1L will do some moon bounce QSOs (EME) on 2m and 70cm. Listen for them on 144.124 MHz and 144.084 MHz (for Japan). PA7FM is the QSL manager for all calls. More information is available online at: http://www.emelogger.com/kenya/

- 12/4 SAINT BARTHELEMY; FJ/homecall NA-146
by EB1HF and EC1DPM. They will operate digital modes only, with main activity on RTTY, on 20, 15 and 10 metres. QSLs via EC1AE (direct only).

- 13/4 THAILAND; E21IZC/p AS-126
from Lipe Island. They plan to operate CW and SSB on 20 and 40 metres. QSL via E21IZC.

He plans to be QRV during the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest on 10, 15 and 20 metres. Outside the contest he plans to operate on 17 and 6 metres.

by nine operators. They hope to activate the following bands, 80/40/20/17/15/12/10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. The QSL Manager is ON4CJK. Their website is at http://www.c91fc.be/

- 13/4 CAPE VERDE; D44TEP AF-086
from Boa Vista by DF8KN. He operates QRP using a "very short  aerial". QSL via home call, direct or bureau.

- 13/4 PERU; 4T6I SA-098
from La Leona Island by OA4BHY, CE6TBN, HA1AG and DL2JRM. Activity will be on all HF bands using 2 stations with operations on CW and SSB. QSL via DL2JRM, direct or by the Bureau. 

from Rarotonga by HB9XBG. Look for him on 20 metres SSB. QSL via home call.

by DL7UCX. He will operate holiday style on 10-80 metres mainly  CW, running 100 watts into dipoles and a vertical antenna. QSL  via home call, direct or bureau.

- 17/4 MAURITIUS ISLAND; 3B8/hc AF-049
by SP2JMR and SP2JMB. They plan to operate SSB and CW on all bands.

by a multi-national team of ten operators, EA1CJ, EA1KY, EA2RY, EA3EXV, EA5RM, EA7AJR, F9IE, IN3ZNR, UT7CR and  UY7CW. They will operate CW, SSB and digital modes on 160-10 metres with at least three stations. The pilot station will be EA5BZ. QSL via EA5RM. Further information is available at http://www.dxfriends.com/

by WØCN, dates to be confirmed. He will operate SSB and some CW 
on 160-10 metres, and will participate in the ARRL DX SSB 
Contest. QSL via WØCN, direct, bureu or LoTW.

by OH4MDY. Activity will be on the HF bands 80-10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL only direct to XU7MDY address on QRZ.com.

- 24/4 BARBADOS; 8P6DR NA-021
by G3RWL. He will operate holiday style on 160-10 metres CW and digital modes. Better not to expect him on the bands on 8 April, as it will be his wedding day! QSL via home call, direct or bureau (e-mail requests for bureau cards can be sent to g3rwl at amsat.org).

by DL2GAC. He plans to operate SSB with a focus on 80 and 40 metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. DK9FN (CW operator) and DL2NUD (EME operator) will join DL2GAC (H44MS) in late 
February for a 2-3 week operation from Temotu Province. DK9FN will go back home on 16 March. He plans to operate CW only on 160-6 metres, hopefully as H4ØFN (the callsign he used back in 1999). Whatever callsign he will be using, the QSL route is via  HA8FW (bureau preferred).

- ca 30/4 PHILIPPINES; DU OC-129, OC-130 and OC-235
by MØGHQ. He plans to activate following islands:
OC-129, Cebu Island
OC-130, Mindanao Island
OC-235, Samal Island and
OC-129, Leyte Island. 
He intends to work with 100 watts and wires in SSB, PSK and RTTY on 160-10m (maybe also 6m). QSL direct or via bureau via homecall. 
Special event Scout station TS1LYMC (I Love You My Country). Expect activity on 80-10 metres CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and SSTV. QSL to TS1LYMC, 33 Rue plaine Lune Borj Louzir, Ariana 2073 Tunis, Tunisia.

- 5/5 UGANDA; 5X1NH
by G3RWF. This time he may also give digital modes a try, and will try to improve his antennas for the low bands. QSL via home call.

- 31/5 UGANDA; 5X4X 
from Arua by DL8SBQ. He runs 100 watts into a spiderbeam for 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 metres and a Zepp antenna for 40 metres. He has been pirated on 160, 80 and 40 metres - if you worked him during the evening hours, please note that Peter cannot operate after 20 UTC, because the power is off in Arua. QSL via DF5GQ.

- 31/5 CANADA; XL, XN, XM,and XO
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway, Canadian amateurs are allowed to use the following prefixes: XL (VA stations), XN (VO stations), XM (VE stations), XO (VY stations). 

by DL3OCH (HB9EHJ). He plans to operate during his spare time on 160-10 metres CW, SSB and RTTY. Hopefully he will also go and operate from IOTA group AF-076. Further information can be found at http://www.dl3och.de/. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.

- 1/7 CHAD; TT8CF
by F4BQO. He plans to operate CW and SSB on the HF bands. QSL direct to F4BQO.

- 24/7 NIGERIA; 5N0OCH 
by DL3OCH. He plans to operate EME and on the HF bands (160-10 metres). Hopefully he will also go and operate from IOTA group AF-076. QSL via DL3OCH.

- 31/8  HONG KONG; VR2/F4BKV AS-006
mainly on PSK31 with some SSB during good propagation openings. His web site is at http://www.f4bkv.net/

by F4DYW says he will be working at Alfred Faure Base on Ile de la Possesson. He plans to operate on 20, 15 and 40 metres SSB during his spare time, using 100 watts and dipoles. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. Look for updates on http://f4dyw.free.fr/index.php?langue=fr&contenu=ft5wo.html

is currently working at Antarctic Davis Base Station, Gridsquare MC81xk. His activity is limited due to his workload, but he is expected to be on all HF bands. He seems to like 20 meters between 1500-1800z. Operations have been on SSB and PSK31, but he plans to operate on other modes later on during his stay at the Davis Station. QSL via VK2CA. PLEASE NOTE: There is also a possibility of activating other field huts in the area, and he will sign as VK0BP/P. Look for more details on his Web page at http://www.vk0bp.org/

- ca 16/11   LEBANON; OD/W5YFN
has received approval from the local authorities to while in Lebanon, for one year starting on 16 November.

by EA4ATI to work in Kuala Lumpur for the whole year 2009. He will work with 400 watts and a vertical in CW and SSB on 40m/20m/15m/10m. He also plans to take part in all major contests (if possible from stations better equipped). QSL via EA4ATI.
- 31/10 2010    CANADA; VA7PX NA-075
                from Mayne Island. QSL via VE7AXU via bureau or direct.

from the Kwajalein atoll by WD8CRT, who will have to work here for two years starting on Jan 5, 2009. He will work mostly in CW on 160-6m. QSL via bureau or direct to Neil Schwanitz, PO Box 8341, APO, AP 96557, USA. His website is http://www.qsl.net/v73ns/

They are still waiting the schedule from the venezuela's navy!
The 4M5DX Group's expedition to Aves Island is scheduled to take place in March, hopefully for a full week. A large team of operators will be active on 160-6 metres CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via IT9DAA (diret or bureau), or LoTW. Bookmark http://yw0a.4m5dx.info/ for updates.

17/4 - 20/4 COSTA RICA; TI7 NA-191
from San Jose, Murcielago Islands by DK6AO, TI7WGI, DH8WR, DL2RNS, DL2JRM and DL5YWM. They plan to operate around the clock on 80-10 metres CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via DK6AO, direct or bureau. The website for the expedition is at http://www.ti7.info/

17/4 - 24/4 BAHAMAS; C6DX, C6AAA, C6AYL and C6DX NA-001
from Eleuthera by AA4NN (C6DX), N4AA (C6AAA), W8CAA (C6AYL) and W8GEX (C6DX). They will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on all bands. QSL C6AAA via N4AA, QSL C6AYL and C6DX via W8GEX.

18/4 - 26/4 MOROCCO; 5C2A, 5C2C, 5C2F, 5C2G, 5C2J, 5C2L, 5C2SG, 5C2Z and 5C2Y AF-065
from Mogador Island by IK2AQZ (5C2A), IK6CAC (5C2C), I2FUG (5C2F), IZ7GWZ (5C2G), IK7JWX (5C2J), I8LWL (5C2L), IZ7ATN (5C2SG), I8YGZ (5C2Z) and IØSNY (5C2Y). Activity will be on all bands (HF-VHF) and modes (CW, SSB, RTTY PSK31). QSL via their home callsign. For further information, visit http://www.mogador2009.altervista.org/ (under construction).

19/4 - 25/4 MOROCCO; 5C2Y, 5C2F, 5C2L, 5C2Z, 5C2A, 5C2C, 5C2J, 5C2B, 5C2SG and 5C2J/p AF-065
from mainland and Mogador Island (5C2J/p) by IØSNY (5C2Y), I2FUG (5C2F), I8LWL (5C2L), I8YGZ (5C2Z), IK2AQZ (5C2A), IK6CAC (5C2C), IK7JWX (5C2J), ISØAGY (5C2B) and IZ7ATN (5C2SG).  
 Announced frequencies:
CW 28025, 24895, 21025, 18075, 14025, 10115, 7025, 3525, 1825
SSB 28455, 24955, 21255, 18145, 14255, 7055, 3775, 1845
RTTY 28085, 24920, 21085, 18100, 14085, 10145, 7040, 3585
BPSK31 28075, 24915, 21075, 18100, 14075, 10145, 7040, 3595
Activity is also expected on 2m and 6m. Please  note  that  the
QSL 5C2Y via IØSNY (direct) or EA4URE (bureau), all others via IK7JWX (direct or bureau); stations in CQ Zones 28, 29, 30, 31 and 32 can QSL via VK4FW (direct or bureau) for all callsigns. Further information, including online logs (to be updated on a regular basis during the expedition) and an Online QSL Request System (OQRS) for requesting your direct or bureau card, can be found at www.mogador2009.altervista.org/

20/4 - 3/5 GUYANA; 8R1AD
by KE7TBB and N7EAA. Activity will be on 20 meters using CW, SSB and PSK31. They plan to look for stations who are young ham operators and running low power (kilowatt and under). QSL via N7EAA.

21/4 - 28/4 MONGOLIA; JT
JH1AWN and three members of the Akita DX Association (JA7AGO, JA7LU and JA7ZP) will be active from Ulaanbaatar. They will operate CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31 from two different locations, JT1KAA's shack and their hotel. Plans are to be QRV on 160-6 metres, but 160m activities will depend on local conditions. The callsigns and relevent QSL routes are: JT1AWN via JH1AWN, JT1AGO via JA7AGO, JT1LU via JA7LU, JT1ZP via JA7ZP. Cards can be sent direct or via the JARL bureau.
21/4 - 6/5 CAYMAN ISLANDS; ZF2ZB NA-016
by K7WZB and K9WZB. Look for them on 160-6 metres CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK 31. They will be monitoring 6 metres most of the time for opening to US and Europe. QSL direct to K9WZB. 

29/4 - 5/5 MALDIVES; 8Q7SV 
by SV1JG. Activity will be mostly CW and digital modes on all bands. QSL via SV1JG, direct or by the bureau.

29/4 - 12/5 OGASAWARA; JD1BLK, JD1BMH and JD1BLY AS-031
from Chichijima. They plan to operate CW, SSB and digital modes on 160-6 metres, plus satellite. QSL JD1BLK via JM1LJS, JD1BMH via JG7PSJ and JD1BLY via JI5RPT. Logsearches and further information will be available on their individual websites, http://radio-dream.com/jd1blk/e/ (JD1BLK), http://sapphire.ganko.tohoku.ac.jp/jd1bmh/ (JD1BMH) and
http://www.ji5rpt.com/jd1/ (JD1BLY).

29/4 - 3/5 BRASIL; ZW8BBC SA-072
from Ilha das Canarias. Plans are to operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 160-6 metres. QSL via PS8DX.

1/5 - 8/5 FIJI; 3D2ZW/p OC-016
from Nadi, Viti Levu Group by OK2ZAW on a holiday Dxpedition. He plans to activate a few IOTA using his IC-706 (w/100 watts) into a vertical and dipole antennas. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau. 

2/5 - 4/5 FIJI; 3D2ZW/p OC-121
from Bounty Island by OK2ZAW on a holiday Dxpedition. He plans to activate a few IOTA using his IC-706 (w/100 watts) into a vertical and dipole antennas. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau.

2/5 - 5/5 OGASAWARA; JD1BMT AS-031
from Chichijima, to operate CW, SSB and digital modes on 160-6 metres, plus satellite. QSL JD1BMT via JE4SMQ. 

3/5 - 17/5 NAURU; C21TI
EA4ATI is preparing for a DXpedition (with a team of operators) to activate Nauru in the Pacific sometime in May. Tentative dates will be either from May 3-17th (after the cyclone season) or May 16-30th. This is the same location that previous DXpeditions to Nauru have used (such as C21BH, C21SX, C21XF, etc). Activity will be on all HF bands including 60m and 6m. The suggested frequencies mentioned (as of now) are:
  CW  - 1825.5, 3505, 7005, 10110, 14025, 18075, 21025, 24895 and 28025
  SSB - 1825.5, 3799, 5371.5, 7065, 14195, 18145, 21295, 24945 and 28495 kHz
   6m -  50.115 MHz (CW/SSB)
They currently have two transceivers with HF amplifiers and will use a yagi beam antenna for 20/15/10 meters and several dipole antennas. QSL will be via EA4ATI.

4/5 - 6/5 FIJI; 3D2ZW OC-156
from Manta Ray, Yasawa Group by OK2ZAW on a holiday Dxpedition. He plans to activate a few IOTA using his IC-706 (w/100 watts) into a vertical and dipole antennas. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau. 

by G0UNU. Activity will be mainly on 20 meters CW and SSB. More details will be forthcoming closer to these dates (on QRZ.com). QSL via G0UNU, by the Bureau or direct.

6/5 - 8/5 FIJI; 3D2ZW OC-156
from Botaira Beach Res., Yasawa Group by OK2ZAW on a holiday Dxpedition. He plans to activate a few IOTA using his IC-706 (w/100 watts) into a vertical and dipole antennas. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau. 

15/5 - 17/5 USA; W1AW/8
Look for special event station to be on the air during the Dayton HamVention.

16/5 - 20/6 NIUE; ZK2V OC-040
by ZL1CT. His 5-week expedition aims to give as many stations as possibile their first QSO with ZK2. Resources are limited, and he will operate mainly on 80, 40, 20 and 15  metres CW and SSB, with some activity on 30, 17 and 12 metres and some RTTY. QSL via N3SL. A log-search will be available at http://www.gm7v.com/zk2v.htm, and he plans to update it as often as possible.

29/5 - 30/5 USA; W4K NA-141
from Peanut Island to celebrate John F. Kennedy's birthday. Reports indicate it is from "JFK's old Cuban missile crisis bunker". Activity will be focused on HF (mainly 40/20m), 6 and 2 meters using CW and SSB. This will be the first time Peanut Island will be activated. More information should be forthcoming.

1/6 - 14/6 BAHAMAS; C6AMS NA-001
from New Providence by NA6M, N5RNA, W5TSN, K2CK and K9OWQ. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL via NA6M, direct only. Updates and more information can be found at http://www.c6ams.com/

1/6 - 15/5 MALDIVES; 8Q7CQ AS-013
from Kuredu Island by G0VJG. This will be a limited operation because Nobby will be on his honeymoon (and he thanks his wife for putting up with him and the QRM). Activity will be mainly HF SSB but some 6 meters. QSL via Owen, G4DFI.

8/6 - 25/6 MALDIVES; 8Q7TB AS-013
from Embudu by PF4T. Activity will be on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL via PF4T, direct to Tom Braam, Hondsrug 210, 8251 VB Dronten, The Netherland. PLEASE NOTE: Include a self addressed envelope with or 1 Green Stamp if you are in Europe. If outside Europe, please include 2 Green Stamps, as one is not enough to cover postage.

by PY2AAZ, PY2TNT, PY2WAS and N6OX from around 23 UTC on 10 June through around 13 UTC on the 15th. Expect activity on 160-10 metres CW and SSB, plus 60m under a special licence granted by the Brazilian authorities. QSL via PY2WAS, direct or bureau.

11/6 - 17/6 BERMUDA; VP9/KF4VTT NA-005
Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via his home callsign, by the LoTW, Bureau or direct.

13/6 - 27/6 SAO TOME; S92LX AF-023
by DK7LX. Activity will be on 80-10 meters CW only. He plans to
have a Web site available which will include an online log search. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the bureau.

19/6 - 5/7 SAN ANDRES; 5JØM NA-033
by K7BV, concentrate on 6 metres. He may also be QRV on the HF bands. QSL direct to W1JJ. Further information at  http://www.qth.com/k7bv/caribe2009/

23/6 - 3/7 ANTIGUA & BARBUDA; V2A/W6JKV NA-100
from Antigua. Activity will be on the HF bands, but his focus will be on 6 meters (Grid FK97). He has a very good location and will use a large antenna with power. QSL via his home callsign in Austin, Texas.

25/6 - 4/7 CANADA; VY1/K7Y 
from Kluane Lake in the Yukon. Emphasis will be for Field Day from Jacquot Island (Special Event/New CISA) by members of the North County DX Association. Activity will be on 20, 40 and 80 meters. Primary 14260 and 7260 kHz (+/- QRM). QSL via KL7JR direct w/SASE for full-color QSL.

from Miquelon Island incloding the IARU HF World Championship Contest (July 12-13th). Activity outside of the contest will be on 160-6 meters using CW and SSB. K9OT prefers CW on 30 meters and down, while KB9LIE likes SSB, especially on 17, 20 and 40 meters. Location will be Room 5 at Motel de Miquelon (formerly Maxotel). QSL direct with return postage; bureau and LoTW okay. No eQSL. Their Web site is at http://hamradio.pnpfarms.com/

21/7 - 29/7 BELIZE; V31UR and V31WL NA-073
from Caye Caulker by W6WTG (V31UR) and N2OWL (V31WL). Expect activity on the HF bands and 6 metres, and look for V31UR to participate in the IOTA Contest (25-26 July). QSL via W6UR. Further information and updates at http://www.w6wtg.com/
23/7 - 5/8 ALASKA; KL7RRC NA-233 New One!
from Ogliuga Island in the Delarof Islands Group, IOTA Contest included. Look for details on http://www.na-234.com/contact_chuginadak_expedition.html or          http://www.na-234.com/index.html (click on "NA-233 Plans").

31/7 - 11/8 SWAZILAND; 3DAØSS and 3DAØ/hc
by GI4FUM (EI4DJ, 3DAØDJ), G4LDL, MØMVV, NC4MM and UT5EL will be active from the station at the Hawane Resort. The object of this activity is to provide a ham radio station at an international scout camp near Manzini between July 31st and August 11th. There are permanent antennas on the site including a 60 ft. lattice steel tower with HF beams for 20/15/10m and the WARC bands. There
is a "Four Square" array of 40m dipoles suspended from the tower. Each team member will have their own 3DAØ callsign. 

29/7 - 12/8 LESOTHO; 7P
K5LBU is once again making plans for another African trip, this time to Lesotho. 

30/8 - July 2011 FRENCH POLYNESIA; FO
by F5PHW. Since he is there for work, his on air activities will be limited, but he will try to operate as much as possible. If he lives in a house, Phil intends to be active on all HF bands from 80-10 meters mainly on CW and RTTY (possibly some PSK31) with very little SSB using only 100 watts. His antennas from the house QTH will be: 80-40m - Inverted V + HF6VX (GP), 30m - HF6VX, 20-10m - HF6VX + Spiderbeam (not sure). However, if he lives in an apartment the antenna may only be the HF6VX. QSL via F8BPN, by the Bureau or direct. 

Operators GI4FUM (EI4DJ, 3DAØ0DJ) and G4LDL will activate the station 3DA0SS during the month of August. The object of this activity is to provide a ham radio station at an international scout camp near Manzini. Station 3DA0SS was the first ham radio
station to operate in the "Jamboree on the Air" for the scouts of Swaziland in October 2008. 

from the Island of Curacao. QSL via his home callsign, direct, by the Bureau or eQSL.

They plan to have three complete HF stations, with three verticals, one "strategically placed" yagi and at least one wire antenna, and to operate CW and SSB on 160-10 metres, with an  emphasis on Asia. Twenty metres are likely to provide most contacts, and they will try to have two stations (CW and SSB) on that band at the same time. QSL via home calls. The website for the expedition is at http://www.cy0dxpedition.com/

9/10 - 19/10 MIDWAY ISLAND; K4M OC-030
After a seven-year hiatus, in late January 2009 the U.S. Fish &
Wildlife Service announced that they would once again allow amateur radio operations from Midway Atoll "on a trial basis". A multi national team of 19 operators will be active for ten days. They will have 5-6 stations active on 160-6 metres, with at least one station on 20m around the clock. Further information, including details on how contribute to this expensive expedition, can be found at http://www.midway2009.com/
19/10 - 17/11 AUSTRALIA; VK7ACG OC-006 
from Tasmania by GØWFH. He will operate SSB on 160-10 metres, with a focus on the low bands. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.

22/10 - 9/11 PAPUA NEW GUINEA; P2 OC-102, OC-231 and OC-205  
G3KHZ (P29NI) has announced a new IOTA DXpedition from the Tanga Islands (OC-102), the Green Islands (OC-231) and the Woodlark Group (OC-205). He and other four operators, CT1AGF, G3USR, G4EDG and SM6CVX) will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 160-15 metres, using new single band vertical dipoles for 30-15m and a ground plane for 40m. Further information is expected in due course. The web pages for the expedition are at http://www.425dxn.org/dxped/p29_2009/index.html
CW: 28040, 24920, 21040, 18098, 14040, 10115, 7030 and 3530.
SSB: 28560, 28460, 24950, 21260, 18128, 14260, 7055 and 3755.
The frequencies are NOT exclusive to IOTA!
IOTA net Saturdays at 1300z on 14260 and Sundays at 1300z on 21260!

SM3CVM 2009-April-11

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