[TOEC] DX-CALENDAR V 215
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Mon Apr 9 04:22:02 PDT 2012
DX-CALENDAR V 215
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- 9/4 TONGA; A35XG
by JA1XGI. Activity will be on 20-6 meters (especially 30/17/12m)
using mainly CW, with some SSB and the Digital modes. He is
expected to use a 2 element beam on the HF bands.
Suggested frequencies are:
CW - 10115, 14015, 18080, 21015, 24895 and 28015 kHz
SSB - 14175, 18135, 21260, 24940 and 28450 kHz
DATA - 10140, 14088, 18102, 21088, 24920 and 28088 kHz
QSL via JA1XGI, direct or by the Bureau. QSOs will be uploaded to
LoTW. He now has a Web page up for his A35XG operation at:
- 9/4 AMERICAN SAMOA; KH8/N9YU
from Pago Pago by YT1AD.
- 9/4 CURACAO; PJ2/hc SA-099
by PA7JWC and YL PD7DB. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using CW,
SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via LoTW or to their home callsigns. More
details and updates are available at: http://www.pa7jwc.nl/
- 10/4 MICRONESIA; V63AAZ and V63BAC OC-011
from Weno Island by SA0AAZ and SA0BAC. This is a diving holiday
trip, and all radio work will be limited. Activity will be on the
HF bands using CW and SSB. Equipment is an IC-7000 with 100w into
some wire type antenna with ladder feed. He also suggests to
please go easy on them because they are "only ordinary hams with
ordinary standards, so please adjust operation technique and speed
accordingly." QSL both via SA0AAZ.
- 10/4 N. COOK IS.; E51M OC-014
from Manihiki Atoll by DJ8NK, DJ9HX, DJ9KH, DK9KX, DL6JGN, PA3EWP
and SP3DOI. They will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 160-6 metres
with five stations. QSL via DJ8NK, direct or bureau. Further
information, including an OQRS for direct/bureau cards, can be
found at http://www.manihiki2012.de/
- 11/4 SAMOA; 5W7A
from Apia by YT1AD.
- 11/4 SWAZILAND; 3DAØFC
by ON4AEO, ON7BK, ZS6AYC, ZR6APT, ZS6GC, ON4CJK, ZS6EB, ON3AEO,
ZS6ACT and ZS5LH. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using SSB, RTTY
and PSK. Suggested frequencies are:
SSB - 3780, 7063, 14185, 18136, 21290, 24930 and 28490 kHz
RTTY - 3590, 7040, 10149, 14084, 18104, 21084, 24924 and 28084
PSK - 7038, 14072, 18102, 21072, 24922 and 28122 kHz
QSL via ON4CJK, direct or by the Bureau. A 3DA0FC Web site is
currently under construction that will include an online log at:
- 11/4 TURKS & CAICOS IS.; VP5/W5CW NA-002
from Providenciales. Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW and
SSB. He also plans to be in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (March 24-
25th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry and using the
callsign VP52V. QSL direct to his home callsign (QRZ.com address)
at PO Box 88, Morris, OK 74445-0088 U.S.A.
- 11/4 VIRGIN IS.; KP2/AG1LE NA-106
from the Radio Reef Contest Station (KP2M). Look for updates on
his Blog page at http://ag1le.blogspot.com/
- 14/4 GUAM; KH2/JS6RRR OC-026
Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB, FM, RTTY and
PSK31. QSL via JS6RRR.
- 14/4 REUNION I.; FR/F5UOW and TO2R
by F5UOW. During this period he will also use the callsign TO2R
between March 26th and April 9th. Activity will be limited to his
free time on 40-10 meters mostly on CW. QSL via F5UOW, direct or
by the Bureau.
- 15/4 HAWAII; NH7DX OC-019
from the Big Island by KL7JR and XYL WL7MY. Activity will be on
80-10 meters, and they are celebrating the 18th anniversary of the
U.S. Islands awards program. QSL via KL7JR (QRZ.com address).
- ca 16/4 MINAMI TORISHIMA; JG8NQJ/JD1 OC-073
In his spare time he will operate mainly CW with some SSB, running
50 watts "in order not to interfere with the weather station
equipment". QSL via JG8NQJ (bureau) or direct to JA8CJY.
- 16/4 VIET NAM; XV2RZ
by OH4MDY (OX3RZ/XU7MDY/XV2MDY). Activity is usually on 80-6
meters using the "normal modes" (CW and SSB). However, he states
that this time he will focus on the Digital modes. QSL only direct
via OH4MDY with a SASE and 2 USDs. His log will be available
online at http://www.clublog.org/
- 16/4 MONTSERRAT; VP2MFF, VP2MUN, VP2MVO, VP2MLR, VP2MQR, VP2MTM and
by the "Buddies in the Caribbean" mini-DXpedition. They will be
limited to 100 watt or less low power radios and the Buddipole
portable antenna systems. The eight operators are W3FF (VP2MFF),
N7UN (VP2MUN), KB9AVO (VP2MVO), W7DGP (VP2MLR), N7QR (VP2MQR),
K2GSJ (VP2MTM) and N2YYZ (VP2MYZ). There will be several villa
stations in operation on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB, and RTTY or
PSK. At the same time, several teams will be battery-only, field
portable either from Montserrat beaches or scenic mountain tops.
QSL via LoTW, eQSL, or mail to the operator's home callsign (SASE
- 27/4 S. COOK IS.; E51GMH and E51BKM OC-013, OC-083
from Rarotonga Island (OC-013) and Aitutaki Island by VK4FI and
VK4WR. Their main band of interest is 6 meters, and for the HF
bands, 40/20/17/15/12/10 meters. They will use and IC-706 and a
FT-450 into a 5 element Yagi for 6m and a OCF Dipole. Modes will
be CW and SSB only, no amplifiers - 100 watts only. QSLs go to
VK4FI (see QRZ.com info - 2 USDs for postage).
- 30/4 KENYA; 5Z4RH
by IK8VRH is working in Kenya. Requested callsign is 5Z4RH.
- 30/4 MOROCCO; CN2RN
by F8FGU. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL
via his home callsign, by the Bureau or direct.
- 6/5 HONDURAS; HR5/F2JD
He plans to be QRV on all bands and modes. QSL via F6AJA.
Logsearch will be available at
- 9/5 DEM. REP of CONGO; 9Q
by UV5EVJ will be stationed in the province of Katanga with the
United Nations Stabilization Mission. He plans to be QRV (callsign
TBA) on 80-10 metres CW and SSB in his spare time. QSL via home
call, direct or bureau.
- ca 10/5 HONDURAS; HR5/F2JD
from Copan in all modes on all bands. QSL via F6AJA. See also:
http://f2jd.free.fr/ An online log can be found at:
12/6 VIET NAM; XV2W
by W6NWS in CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK on 80m-10m until June 12. QSL
- 15/6 AZERBAIJAN; 4JSØNG and 4KSØNG
The Ministry of Communications in Azerbaijan issued the two
special calls due to the Eurovision Song Contest. QSL via RU3SD.
28/7 JAPAN; 8N1TW
to mark the completion of transition to digital terrestrial TV
broadcasting in JA. "TW" implies Tower. QSL via bureau.
- 29/7 FRENCH GUIANA; FY5LH
by F5TND. Activity has been on 40-10 meters using SSB, RTTY and
PSK. QSL via F5KDR.
- Late July AFGHANISTAN; T6JP
by 5Q2J/OZ2JBC. Activity will be on 80-10 meters depending on the
conditions. However, due to background noise, he will work
primarily on 20-10 meters using RTTY, PSK and SSB, with a Yaesu
FT-857D (100W). See important QSL info for direct and Bureau QSLs
Log will be uploaded monthly to eQSL and LoTW.
30/9 JAPAN; 8J7EQ
the special event station remembers last year's big earthquake in
Japan in all modes on HF until Sep 30. QSL via bureau.
- 31/12 JAPAN; 8J6O AS-077
to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the city of Omura (JCC 4205).
QSL via bureau.
- 31/12 PHILIPPINES; 4GØLD
Look for special event station to celebrate the 50th anniversary
of the Philippine Amateur Radio League (PARL). QSL via the Bureau.
Also, the PARL is sponsoring a commemorative Diploma for amateur
radio stations that have established two-way communications with
at least twelve (12) QSOs with PARL members. Look for more details
- 31/12 MEXICO; 6DØLM
special callsign issued to the Federacion Mexicana de Radio
Experimentadores (FMRE) to celebrate the 80th anniversary since
10/4 - 24/4 EAST MALAYSIA; 9MØL AS-051
from Pulau Layang, Layang Island (Swallow Reefs). Thirteen
operators will be active on 160-6 metres CW, SSB and RTTY with
four stations. Log search and further information can be found at
They will try to have as many RTTY QSOs with NA/SA as much as
possible. The team will have 4 stations using Spider Beams and a
Layang Special. Suggested frequencies are:
CW - 1811, 3511, 7011, 10121, 14011, 18071, 21011, 24891 and
SSB - 3791, 7081, 14160, 18130, 21275, 24940 and 28405 kHz
RTTY - 3521, 7031, 10141, 14081, 18101, 21081, 24921 and 28081
6m - 50101/CW and 50110/SSB
1. All frequencies are 9M0L transmitting frequency. They will
listening Frequency when QRV.
2. 80m RTTY: They will listen 3590 and up for EU.
3. 40m SSB: They will announce listen up 7100 for US.
QSL direct to 9M2TO: 9M0L TEAM PENANG, PO BOX 125 GPO 10710,
Penang Island, MALAYSIA or by the Bureau to Malaysian Amateur
Radio Transmitter's Society (MARTS). More details will be
11/4 - 14/4 S. COOK IS.; E51EWP
from Rarotonga by the E51M DXpedition. Activity will be on all
bands, including 60m, using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via
DJ8NK, direct or by the Bureau. Online QSL Requests Service (OQRS)
for the Bureau and direct cards can be made after April 20th. For
more details, see the E51M Web page at:
12/4 - 21/4 MALDIVES; 8Q7UY AS-013
by UT5UY. He will be active holiday and operate CW and SSB on 80-
10 metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.
13/4 - 18/4 MEXICO; 6H6IARU
Members of the Grupo DXXE will activate the special event
callsign. Operations will be on all bands between 160-6 meters, as
well as the amateur radio satellites from different Grid Locators
throughout Mexico. Activity is to celebrate the 87th anniversary
of the founding of the International Amateur Radio
Union (IARU), and to celebrate "World Amateur Radio Day" on April
18th. This year's theme for the "World Amateur Radio Day" is
Amateur Radio Satellites. QSOs with this station are valid for the
IARU Region 2 award, the various FMRE awards and the DXXE award
<http://www.dxxe.org/>. QSL via N7RO or LoTW.
13/4 - 20/4 ROTUMA; 3D2R
15/4 - 18/4 CHILE; 3G7C SA-018
from Chiloe Island by CE3CT, CE3FZ and LU1FAM. They will have two
stations active on CW, SSB and RTTY, with a focus on 30 metres and
the low bands. QSL direct to CE3FZ (Pedro Barroso, P.O. Box 3159,
Santiago, Chile). Further information can be found at
16/4 - 30/4 SAINT BARTHELEMY; TO3X NA-146
by ON4CIT and ON4BEC. Activity will be on 40-6 meters using mostly
SSB and RTTY with some CW. They will look for JA staions every day
during 2300-0200z on 15/12/10 meters on SSB and RTTY. QSL via
ON4CIT, direct or by the Bureau. An online log will be available
at ClubLog, as well as an OQRS. Log will be uploaded to LoTW later
in the year. For more details and suggested frequencies, see the
TO3X Web page at http://www.dxpedition.be/TO3X.html
ADDED NOTE: Wim, ON4CIT, is looking for operators for the next
DXpedition at the end of 2012 or 2013 to Togo (5V) and to Benin
(TY). If interested, contact him at on4cit at telenet.be
18/4 - 23/4 AUSTRALIA; VK8PDX/p OC-185
from Bremer Islets by VK4LDX/VK8PDX. He will use his Spiderbeam
tri-bander (for 20/15/10m) on a 10m Spiderbeam mast. Modes will
probably be on SSB, PSK31 and RTTY (he doesn't do CW). QSL via his
home callsign, direct or by the Bureau. He does not use eQSL or
LoTW. For updates, watch his Blog Web page at
18/4 - 23/4 AUSTRALIA; VK8BI OC-185
from Bremer Island by VK8AS. Activity will be on 20/17/15/12/10
meters running 400 watts into a Spiderbeam yagi. Operation will be
SSB only. However, he does have the capability of running
PSK31/RTTY at rare moments. He states that "OC-185 was last
activated in 2004 for two days and prior to that in 1999 and is
only claimed by 20% of IOTA program participants. A strong focus
will be on North America and Europe. Full operation details are
available at QRZ.com which gives details of the blog site that
outlines best operating times to different regions of the world."
18/4 - 23/4 VIRGIN IS.; KP2/W6DXO NA-106
from Cruz Bay, St. John Island. Activity will be holiday style
operation. This is not a real DXpedition, but rather Ham radio
tacked on to a snorkeling trip. He will traveling light: IC706IIG
and a vertical antenna. I've used this set up all over the world
with great success and it fits into a simple roller suitcase. I'll
concentrate on 17m and 20m CW and SSB. QSL via KF6JOQ.
19/4 - 22/4 VENEZUELA; YX5P SA-048
from Isla de Patos by The Grupo DX Caracas. They plan to be QRV on
all bands and modes. QSL via DM4TI.
19/4 - 24/4 VIET NAM; XV4LC
by VK6LC. Activity will be on 17/20 meters only, using CW and SSB
(portable station and experimental new Mekong Delta site). QSL via
VK6LC only direct. He does NOT use the QSL Bureau.
20/4 ISRAEL; The "2012 Holyland Contest", organized by the Israel
Amateur Radio Club, will be held on 2100z, April 20th, to 2100z,
April 21st, on 160/80/40/20/15/10 meters and on modes CW, SSB and
the Digital. Full details are available on the Web page at:
21/4 - 5/5 VANUATU; YJØVK OC-035
from Efate Island by VK3QB (team leader), VK3HJ, VK3GK, VK3GHM,
VK3CBV and VK2CA. Activity will be on all HF bands 160-10 meters,
with an emphasis on 30/17/12 meter bands using CW, SSB, and
RTTY/PSK31. They do plan to have three stations on the air as
often as possible. QSL via VK2CA, direct or by the Bureau. LoTW
log upload will be available on completion of operation. For
updates, visit the YJ0VK Web page at
22/4 - 4/5 OGASAWARA; JD1BMH AS-031
from Chichijima Island by JG7PSJ. Activity will be on 160-10
meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via the Bureau to JD1BMH or
direct to JG7PSJ. Visit his Web page for more details
26/4 - 6/5 BAHAMAS; C6AGW NA-001 NA-048 NA-054
from New Providence, Bimini Islands and the Berry Islands by
I2VGW. He plans are to operate holiday style on 80-10 metres RTTY,
PSK31 and SSB. QSL via I2VGW, direct or bureau. Log search and
further information can be found at http://www.mdxc.org/c6agw/
29/4 - 3/5 MARIANA IS.; W2GJ/KHØ OC-086
from Saipan by JL1FUQ. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using all
modes. There is a possibility of some 6 meters operations. QSL via
his home callsign.
29/4 - 5/5 OGASAWARA; JD1BLY AS-031
from Chichijima Island by JI5RPT. Activity will be on 80-6 meters,
including the satellites, using CW, SSB and the Digital modes (NO
6m EME). QSL via his home callsign JI5RPT. His log search will be
available on his Web site at: http://www.ji5rpt.com/jd1/
He will also use Twitter to inform his real-time activities at:
29/4 - 5/5 OGASAWARA; JD1BLC and JD1YBT AS-031
Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL both
callsigns via JP1IOF.
30/4 - 4/5 PALAU; T88RF
by JJ2RCJ/AB2RF. Activity will be focused on the low bands and the
Digital modes (PSK63/RTTY/Hell). QSL only via JJ2RCJ, by the
Bureau or direct. Also via LoTW.
30/4 - 4/5 MICRONESIA; V63AZ OC-010
from Pohnpei Islands by JH3AZC. Activity will be on 160-6 meters
using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via JH3AZC. ADDED NOTE: "The Daily DX"
reports that he will head to Guam after his V63AZ operation and be
active as W2AZ/KH2 between May 5-6th.
9/5 - 14/5 ARUBA; P4ØX (CW, Digital) and P4ØU (SSB) SA-036
by JH3PBL as P40U, JA3AVO as P40X and two other operators have
their callsigns pending and will operate SSB only. QSL via their
home callsigns. For more details and updates, watch
9/5 - 16/5 around ALASKA; KL7RRC/p NA-240
from Bethel County IOTA Group, the last new IOTA in Alaska, by
members of the Russian Robinson Club (RRC) with the support of the
Bethel Amateur Radio Club (BARK). The group's main reason for this
activation is to participate in the RSGB IOTA Marathon. See
details at http://www.rsgbiota.org/marathon/index.php
QSL via UA9OBA (Europe/Russia) and N7RO; either manager can
confirm any contact. More details, updates and "real time team's
location" can be seen at http://www.na-234.com/
17/5 - 23/5 MACAO; XX9 AS-075
from Coloane Island by EA5BZ, EA1ACP, EA5CEE, EA5FX, EA6DD,
EA7FTR, EB5BBM, EB7DX and F5VLY. They will be active on 160-6
metres CW, SSB and RTTY with at least 3 stations at the same time
on different bands and modes. QSL via EB7DX and LoTW. Further
information at www.adxg.org/xx9/
20/5 - 26/5 ALGERIA; 7U5ØND
Members of the Djelfa Radio Club (7X2VFK) will activate to
celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Algerian independence and
the 20th anniversary of the Djelfa Radio Club. Activity will take
place during the 4th International Ham Meeting in Djelfa. Details
are available on <QRZ.com>.
23/5 - 29/5 BELIZE; V31UB
by KU5B. Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB, and RTTY.
He will also be in the CQWW WPX CW Contest (May 26-27th) as a
Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL direct to his home callsign or LoTW.
23/5 - 30/5 LORD HOWE I.; VK9
by VK2PN and OK1NG, along with the help of VK3FY, will be active
as VK9PN during the CQWW WPX CW Contest (May 26-27th) as a Multi-
Op entry. QSL for operator's instructions.
25/5 - 29/5 MICRONESIA; V63DX and V63ZP OC-010
from Pohnpei Island by JA7HMZ (V63DX) and JA7ZP (V63ZP). Activity
will be on 40-10 meters and all modes. QSL via their home
callsigns. Also, look for V6A during the CQWW WPX CW Contest (May
26-27th) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry. Operator is JA7HMZ and QSL
V6A via JA7HMZ.
11/6 - 22/6 TANZANIA; 5H9CP
by NK8O/VE3ISD. He states, "I am primarily a CW operator. QRP and
straight key operators, please be ready! After fighting through
pile-ups with my QRP station at home, I understand the challenges.
The rig on this trip will be an Elecraft KX3 and antenna arrays
will depend on the trees, how high I can get the ropes to go, and
whether a dipole, loop, or vertical will be the
best for the site from which I choose to operate. Times and
frequencies will be published [QRZ.com] before my departure for
Tanzania, but they definitely will not be written in stone.
Operating times will depend entirely on my responsibilities and
schedule at the Nyakato Health Center." QSL via NK8O.
22/6 - 25/6 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; KV4T/p, KI4GGJ/p AJ4T/p, W4CCF/p and
from Dauphin Island. KV4T/p will be on 17 meter CW and AJ4T/p on
20 meter SSB. The others operators will activate the other bands,
depending on the propagation. QSL via the individual operator's
10/7 - 17/7 ST. PIERRE & MIQUELON; FP/KV1J NA-032
from the Island of Miquelon (NA-032, DIFO FP-002 WLOTA 1417, Grid
GN17). Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and
PSK31 (but primarily CW, SSB and RTTY). He will generally be on
the highest frequency band that is open, and he may try 6 meters
if there is an indications of openings. Also, look for him on the
satellites, weather permitting. He will also be in the IARU HF
Contest (July 14-15th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Mixed-Mode/High-
Power entry. QSL via KV1J, direct or by the Bureau and also LoTW.
For more details and updates, check out his Web page at
23/7 - 31/7 BELIZE; V31WH, V31MX and V31MO NA-073
from Cay Caulker by W5HNS, K0BCN and W5MRM. Activity will be on
40-10 meters using a 5 band hexbeam and a 40m dipole, operating CW
and SSB. There will only be one transceiver, so they will not be
on more than one band at a time. During the RSGB IOTA Contest
(July 28-29th), they will sign V31MX and be on the contest allowed
bands alternating CW and SSB (on 40m and up). QSL via their home
callsigns or LoTW.
24/7 - 1/8 TURKEY; TB2ZHI/0, TA0/HA5BWW, TA0/HA5MA, TA0/HA7PC, TA0/HA8KW,
TA2RX/0, TA7EB/0 and TA7EM/0 AS-154
from Giresun Island by a team of Hungarian and Turkish operators.
Activity will be on all HF bands. Operators mentioned are HA5OJ
(TB2ZHI/0), HA5BWW (TA0/HA5BWW), HA5MA (TA0/HA5MA), HA7PC
(TA0/HA7PC), HA8KW (TA0/HA8KW), TA2RX (TA2RX/0), TA7EB (TA7EB/0)
and TA7EM (TA7EM/0). QSL via their home callsigns, direct or by
the Bureau. During the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 28-29th), the team
will use the callsign TC0HA. QSL TC0HA via HA5KHC, direct or by
26/7 - 1/8 ST. PAUL I.; CY9M
IOTA Contest included, the 10-man team will be active all bands,
modes (160-2m) with special attention on 6m and 160m, if
propagation allows. A Web site is currently under construction and
will be ready in a few short weeks where much more info can be
found. The QSL Manager for the expedition is M0URX. Today,
according to that list and ClubLog, CY9 is needed more than
entities such as Tokelau (ZK3) or PY0T (Trindade & Martim Vaz).
The team consists of AB5EB, EA1DR, EA2TA, EA3NT, IZ7ATN, MM0NDX,
SM0MDG, SV2KBS, VA3FM and VE3EN.
August COMOROS; D64K AF-007
A team of Europeon operators will be active from Comoros Islands.
Operators mentioned are IW3SQY, IV3DSH, IT9YVO, IZ8GCE, IZ4AKS,
SP3DOI and C31CT/EA3QS. The team has already obtained all
permissions, and the license has been sent to the DXCC Desk. The
official D64K Web site will go online about a month before the
DXpedition. The QSL Manager will be IV3DSH. More details will be
forthcoming. Watch the following for updates: http://www.d64k.com/
1/8 - 8/8 COSTA RICA; TI5/K6MQ
by N6OPR and N0TW. Their activity will include the 10-10 Summer
QSO Party (August 4-5th). QSL via N0TW.
2/9 - 10/9 REUNION I.; FR/DF8AN AF-016
Activity will be mainly on CW on all bands including 6 meters with
just 100 watts into a long wire. QSL via DF8AN, direct or by the
4/9 - 18/9 SWAINS I.; NH8S OC-200
Operators W8GEX K9CT will lead a multi-international team of 20
operators. The team will operate six stations over a 14 day
period, from 160-6 meters on all modes. A great emphasis will be
put on Europe where it is most needed. The current list of team
members include AA4NN, DJ7JC, DL3DXX, I8NHJ, K5AB, K6MM, K6TD,
K9CT, KH7Y, N2TU, N6HC, NA6M, ND2T, NI6T, SM5AQD, W4BUW, W6KK,
W8GEX, WB4JTT and WB9Z. A Web page is currently under construction
which will provide updates as they become available
QSL via AA4NN.
9/9 - 21/9 NIUE; ZK2GJ and ZK2RS
by W7GJ and ZL1RS. They will do a 6 meter (ZK2GJ) and 2 meter
(ZK2RS) EME DXpedition. Preliminary information about the
DXpedition at http://www.bigskyspaces.com/w7gj/Niue2012.htm
QSL ZK2GJ via W7GJ and ZK2RS via ZL1RS DIRECT ONLY.
22/9 - 6/10 HAWAII; KH6/VK2IR and KH6VK2NN
This will be a holiday style DXpedition with the family, and they
plan to operate 40-10 meters. They also hope to meet some of the
local hams in the area. QSL via VK2IR.
25/9 - 6/10 CONWAY REEF; 3D2C OC-112
by YT1AD and a multi-national team of operators. They will be
active on all bands and modes. QSL via YT1AD. Further information
can be found at http://www.yt1ad.info/3d2c/index.html
16/10 - 25/10 W. KIRIBATI; T3ØPY and T3ØSIX OC-017
from Tarawa Island by a Brazilian team. Two callsigns will be
used: T30PY for operations between 160-10m, and T30SIX to be used
on 6m. It is expected to have 3 stations running simultaneously on
HF and one on six meters. The following modes will be used: CW,
SSB and RTTY. EME on six meters may be possible, but not yet
confirmed. The DXpedition Web site will be launched in a couple of
days at http://www.mcdx.org/t30py/
6/11 - 14/11 SOMALIA; 6O3A
from Hargeisa by AH6HY, E70A, JH4RHF, K1LZ, K3LP, K3VN, K6MM,
N2WB, N6OX, N6PSE, RA9USU and YT1AD. Activity will be on 10-160
metres CW, SSB and RTTY with five stations at the same time on
different bands and modes. Their "primary objective is to activate
Somaliland with a goal of providing as many DXers as possible a
'new one' with this rare DXCC entity and, as a secondary
objective, to give as many band-slots as possible". QSL via W3HNK
(direct and bureau) and LoTW.
Suggested frequencies are:
CW - 1824, 3504, 7004, 10104, 14024, 18074, 21024, 24894 and
SSB - 1845, 3780, 7065/7180, 14145, 18145, 21295, 24945 and
RTTY - 7035, 10140, 18100, 21080, 18100, 21080, 24920 and 28080
Further information, band/mode survey, log search and OQRS can be
found at www.intrepid-dx.com/6o3a/
17/11 - 30/11 AUCKLAND & CAMPBELL IS.; ZL9HR OC-037
from Campbell Island by the Hellenic Amateur Radio of Association
of Australia (HARAOA) The ZL9HR team will consist of a total of
nine members, VK2IR (Team Leader) and VK3YP (Team Co-Leader) are
"inviting any experienced operators who would like to attend this
DXpedition to email vk2ir[@]vk2ir.com for more information". They
have a blog at http://www.zl9hr.com/
21/11 - 1/12 BRITISH VIGRIN IS.; VP2V/homecall
by N3DXX and AA7V. Activity will be focused on 160 meters and the
CQWW DX CW Contest (November 24-25th) as a Multi-Single entry
signing as VP2V/N3DXX. QSL via K2PF.
23/11 - 3/12 LESOTHO; 7P8D
by ZS2DL (CW), V51YJ (CW), LZ1UQ (CW), DJ3CQ (CW), DL2MDU
(CW/RTTY), ZS1TT (SSB/RTTY), K5LBU, ZS2DK (SSB/RTTY) and ZS6RJ
(CW/RTTY). Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY, with a minimum of three stations (possibly 5 stations) on
the air 24/7. Suggested CW frequencies (listening up) are: 3504,
7024, 10103, 14020, 18078, 21020, 24900 and 28020 kHz. QSL direct
via: LESOTHO DXPEDITION 2012, P.O. Box 29169, Sunridge Park, 6008,
SOUTH AFRICA (w/2 USDs - Please no IRC as it is difficult to
convert at the post office). A OQRS system (PayPal) will also be
implemented just before the expedition. Logs will be uploaded to
LoTW within 12 months after the DXpedition has ended. For more
details, visit: http://www.zs2dl.co.za/7P8D.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 2012 - April 09
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