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29 January 2022                                           A.R.I. DX Bulletin 
                                   No 1604 

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

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

5B     - Philipp, DK6SP has joined the Erasmus Programme (the European Union 
         Action Scheme  for the  Mobility of  University  Students)  and  is 
         spending a semester in Cyprus. In his spare time he will be  active 
         as 5B4AQC  until 27 July.  QSL via LoTW,  Club Log's OQRS,  or  via 
         DK6SP. 
6W     - Willy, ON4AVT will be active again as 6W7/ON4AVT  from Senegal from 
         6 February to 2 April. He will operate mainly digital modes on  80- 
         10 metres,  and has also plans  to be QRV  on the QO-100 satellite. 
         QSL via Club Log's OQRS, or direct to home call. 
9K     - Members of the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society (9K2RA)  will be active 
         as 9K9NLD on 1-28 February.  The special callsign  celebrates  both 
         Kuwait National Day (25 February) and Liberation Day (26 February). 
F      - TM20KFZ is the special callsign that members of the  Club Radioama- 
         teurs Scientifique de la Haute-Vienne (F8KFZ)  will be using during 
         seven weekends between 5-6 February and 25-26 June to celebrate the 
         club's 20th anniversary. QSL via the bureau. [TNX F8REF] 
F      - Francois, F8DVD  will be active as TM19AAW  on  7-22 February,  in- 
         cluding the first couple of days of the Antarctic Activity Week. He 
         will be QRV from his home QTH in France. QSL via LoTW, or via  home 
         call (direct or bureau). 
FW     - Jean-Gabriel, F4CIX has been active again as FW1JG from  Wallis Is- 
         land (OC-054) since  23 January,  and expects to remain there  "for 
         two years or more".  For the time being he operates  SSB and FT8 on 
         20, 15 and 10m. QSL via LoTW, or direct to his Wallis address. [TNX 
         The Daily DX] 
OZ     - Special event stations OZ50HRH and OX50HRH (from Greenland) will be 
         QRV on  5 February  to celebrate the  50th birthday of  H.R.H.  the 
         Crown Princess  Mary of Denmark.  Look for activity  on  all  bands 
         SSB, CW and digital modes.  QSL via Club Log's OQRS, or via OZ1ACB. 
         A special award will be available for working OX50HRH and  OZ50HRH/ 
         xx stations with different suffix extensions.  Complete information 
         can be found on https://www.qrz.com/db/oz50hrh. 
PA     - Cor, PA3FOE  will be active as  PA6ANT from  29 January to 6 March, 
         including  the  19th Antarctic Activity Week  (21-27 February).  He 
         will be QRV from his home QTH in Sliedrecht. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, or 
         via home call. Also active from the Netherlands during the AAW will 
         be Rob, PA0RDY as PF88ANT (QSL via home call, direct preferred). 
V4     - Chuck, KG9N will be active as V4/KG9N from St. Kitts (NA-104)  from 
         8 February to 1 March.  "This will be an  all band  all mode opera- 
         tion", he says, "wherever I can find a pile up".  He will also par- 
         ticipate in the CQ WPX RTTY and ARRL DX CW contests.  QSL via LoTW, 
         or via home call (direct or bureau). 
VK     - Between  30 January and 31 December  amateur radio operators across 
         Australia will be using the special event callsign  VK90ABC to cel- 
         ebrate the  90th anniversary of the  Australian Broadcasting Corpo- 
         ration,  launched on 1 July 1932.  QSL via LoTW  and eQSL;  neither 
         direct nor bureau cards will be available. See https://vk90abc.net/ 
         for more information. 
YB     - The team on Rondo Island (OC-245) [425DXN 1602] have extended their 
         stay  "due to boat and weather situation",  W2FB reports.  Look for 
         YB6ABO/p, YC1BIQ/6, YD0AVE/6 and YE1AR/6  to be QRV  until 31 Janu- 
         ary. QSL all callsigns via N2OO. 

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

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DAYTON TOP BAND AND CONTEST DINNERS ---> The  32nd  Top Band Dinner  will be 
held on 20 May, followed by the 28th  Contest Dinner  on the 21st.  Both the 
events will take place at the  Hope Hotel near Dayton, Ohio. This is the new 
venue  for all  contest-related  activities  during the  Dayton  Hamvention. 
See https://www.topbanddinner.com/ and   https://www.contestdinner.com/  for 
tickets and other information 

EU DX CONTEST ---> The second edition of the European Union DX Contest (EUDX 
Contest) will be held on  5-6 February  (from 18 UTC  to  18 UTC).  Complete 
Information can be found on https://eudxcc.altervista.org/eu-dx-contest/. 

KL7FBI ---> Fred, KB4DMQ left Shemya Island (NA-037) on 26 January.  Operat- 
ing as KL7FBI,  "between 4 December 2021  and  24 January 2022  he made 1289 
contacts  with stations in 53 DXCCs",  Cezar, VE3LYC  reports.  "He realizes 
that  not everyone who wanted to log him  was able to do so,  but he did his 
best to be on the air as much as possible.  While Fred is  not  scheduled to 
return to Shemya this year,  he is determined  to find hams among those  who 
will be scheduled  to work up there,  get in touch with them  and  encourage 
them to operate.  He will explain  to them the pitfalls he encountered,  and 
keep us posted". 

QSL PY0FM ---> Pedro, EA5GL  has picked up the QSLing for  the 2012 and 2013 
PY0FM operations from Fernando de Noronha.  See https://www.qrz.com/db/EA5GL 
for instructions. 

QSO TODAY VIRTUAL HAM EXPO ---> The  fourth  Virtual Ham Expo  organized  by 
"QSO Today" will be held on  12-13 March  on a virtual reality platform that 
simulates a full convention experience. "We promise an amazing learning  and 
networking experience to help you improve your knowledge and get exposed  to 
new ideas,  equipment,  and practical techniques",  the organizers say.  The 
Virtual Ham Expo will run for  48 hours as a  live event, and then on-demand 
for 30 days afterwards.  Early Bird Tickets  will go on sale on  1 February. 
See https://www.qsotodayhamexpo.com/ for information. 

SWODXA DX DINNER ---> The 37th DX Dinner, sponsored again by  the  SouthWest 
Ohio DX Association (SWODXA) and held in conjunction with  the  2022  Dayton 
Hamvention, will be on Friday, 20 May  at  the  Marriott  Hotel  in  Dayton. 
Tickets can be purchased on https://swodxaevents.org/; programme details and 
will be on the website as they become available. 

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

=================================================================== 
CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER 
=================================================================== 
3B8BAP      N4GNR       BD9BI/0     M0OXO       N3ME        W3UR 
3B8CW       N4GNR       BW2/JP1RIW  BM2JCC      NL8F        N7RO 
3DA0AQ      EA5GL       CE1TT       N2OO        NP4A        W3HNK 
3V8SF       LX1NO       CE2SV       N7RO        OG2P        OH2PM 
3W3B        E21EIC      CN8KD       EC5R        OY1DZ       F5CWU 
4F2KWT      EA5GL       CO7CRJ      IK2DUW      P40AA       DL4MM 
4L1FL       EA7FTR      CO8LY       CT1FMX      PA22L       PI4LDN 
4L1MA       ON4RU       CT9ABV      DL5AXX      PI4ZUT      PD0JMH 
4L5O        N3SL        CX2DK       EA5GL       PJ4BZL      M0URX 
4L6DL       LZ1OT       CX2RA       EA7FTR      PX7B        PR7AB 
4L8A        M0OXO       CX6DZ       EA5GL       PY5ZHP      SP7CVW 
4L9QQ       M0OXO       D4L         IK2NCJ      R80PWO      RN3YN 
4U0WFP      S57DX       DL75OBY     DF2NU       R900DM      RC1C 
4U1GSC      9A2AA       EL2DT       N2OO        R900DV      UA1CEI 
5R8AL       G3SWH       EM7EFF      UR7EY       S21RC       EB7DX 
5T5PA       PA5X        ES5TTT      N4GNR       SN1LH       SP1EG 
5X4E        IQ3CO    FK8HA       K3IRV       ST0HQ       ST2M 
5X4E        IZ3ZLG [d]  FM8QR       F5EAN       TI2VVV      EC6DX 
6W1TG       EA4R        FT4YM/p     F5PFP       TM0CR       F6FMT 
6Y5FS       G4BWP       HC1HC       NE8Z        TM30BUS     F1LFL 
6Y5MS       EA5GL       HC5EG       EA5GL       TM4S        F6HBI 
7Z1AL       EC6DX       HC7AE/1     EA5GL       TO6S        EA5GL 
9G1SD       AB0GC       HF0ROSA     SP7X        TZ4AM       W0SA 
9G5AF       EA5GL       HH2AA       EB7DX       UE79M       RQ7L 
9G5AR       N4GNR       HH2MK       EB7DX       UE79ML      RQ7L 
9H/4X6TT    N4GNR       HI3A        EB7DX       UK8FF       W3HNK 
9J2BO       EA5GL       HI3AA       EB7DX       UK8IF       RW6HS 
9J2RD       IZ8CCW      HI3K        EB7DX       V31AX       M0URX 
9K2BS       EC6DX       HI3T        K7BV        VP2ETE      W3HNK 
9K2GS       EC6DX       HI3Y        EB7DX       WP3C        M0OXO 
9N1CA       EA5ZD       HI8S        EA5GL       YB0DX/7     YB8RW 
9N7NQ       JA7NQQ      HK3C        M0URX       YB1TDL/4    HA3JB 
A60CH       EA7FTR      HP3SS       AC2OV       YB1TIA/4    HA3JB 
A60CH/10    EA5ZD       HR5/F2JD    F6AJA       YC1BIQ/6    N2OO 
A60EXPO     EA7FTR      HZ1BL       IZ8CLM      YC5YC/7     EA7FTR 
A61FJ       LZ1YE       HZ1CY       A61BK       YE1AR/6     N2OO 
A93LT       EC6DX       HZ1SK       IZ8CLM      YS1RR       DJ9ZB 
AP2FLY      EA7FTR      HZ1TT       A61BK       Z81D        OM3JW 
AP2MKS      EA5GL       J79WTA      HB9MFM      ZF2LC       W2SM 
AP2SD       EA5ZD       JY5HX       E73Y        ZP5KO       PY4KL 
AX5GR       M0OXO       KM1CC       N1NS        ZP9MCE      EA5ZD 
AX5PAS      M0OXO       LZ50YE      LZ1YE       ZS0RR       M0OXO 

FK8HM    Raymond Merle, Pavillon 1, Rue des Augeres, 77520 Donnemarie 
         Dontilly, France 
HA3JB    Kutasi Gabor, Siofok, Koch R. utca 10/A I/4, 8600, Hungary 
HS0ZNR   Bradley Devon, 8 Bruckner Place, Claremont Meadows, NSW 2747, 
         Australia 
II7ENIG  Vincenzo Summo, Via Francesco Paolo Troccoli 10/E, 70132 Bari BA, 
         Italy 
J68HZ    William J. Schmidt, 27427 Myrtle Lake Lane, Katy TX 77494, USA 
OA1F     Elena P. Moran, Rua do Codesal 5-3 Dcha, 15405 Ferrol (A Coruna), 
         Spain 
OG66X    Jouni Mehtomaa,  Kylmalantie 1, FI-92140 Pattijoki, Finland 
PU0FDN   Renner Pedroza, Rua Waldemar Nery Carneiro Monteiro 475 Apt 602, 
         Boa Viagem, Recife - PE, 51030-140, Brazil 
PZ2YT    Yudel Torres, C Van Dalstraat 221, Nieuw Nickerie, Suriname 
ZF2PG    Pete Gladysz, 4633 Riverchase, Troy MI 48098, USA 
ZF5T     Stanford H. Stockton, PO Box 73, Siloam Springs AR 72761-0073, USA 
ZF9CW    Stanford H. Stockton, PO Box 73, Siloam Springs AR 72761-0073, USA 
ZY6A     Robson de Almeida Silva, Caixa Postal 62, Conceicao do Coite - BA, 
         48730-970, Brazil 

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