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18 June 2022                                              A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1624

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

5R     - Bernard, F9VO has relocated to Madagascar  since  26 December 2021.
         Starting on 17 June he will be QRV as  5R8BM from Nosy Be (AF-057).
6O     - Ali, EP3CQ expects to be back to Mogadishu, Somalia on 16 June  and
         be active again as 6O1OO for about one month.  In his spare time he
         will operate  FT8, FT4 and some CW on  80-15 metres.  QSL direct to
         Ali Solhjoo, Freienwalderstr. 35, 13359 Berlin, Germany.
7P     - Mark, KW4XJ  (previously QRV as  9L1YXJ  from Sierra Leone)  is now
         active as 7P8AB from  Maseru, Lesotho. His wife Arina, KO4PZT holds
         the callsign 7P8NB. Mark operates digital modes, SSB and CW. QSL to
         Mark A. Brewer, 2340 Maseru Pl, Dulles VA 20189-2340, USA. 
A3     - Masa, JA0RQV (https://blog.goo.ne.jp/rqv) has rescheduled his A35JP
         operation from  Tonga  [425DXN 1623]  to  include  activity  from a
         couple of rare IOTA groups. Current plans (which might change "due
         to unstable situation in Tonga") are as follows:
         10-16 July              A35JP/p  Niuatoputapu Island (OC-191)
         07-20 August            A35JP/p  Niuafo'ou Island    (OC-123)
         28 August-25 September  A35JP    Tongatapu Island    (OC-049)
         "Since there is no  commercial power  available"  on the first  two
         islands, he says,  operations could be  "quite limited in terms  of
         output power as well as time" spent on the air.  QSL via LoTW, Club
         Log's OQRS, or via the bureau to JA0RQV.
A9     - Members  of  the  Bahrain Amateur Radio Society  will be active  as
         A91PSD on 17-23 June in celebration of  UN Public Service Day.  QSL
         via EC6DX.  Established in 2002,  the United Nations Public Service
         Day (23 June)  celebrates the value and virtue of public service to
         the community; highlights the contribution of public service in the
         development process;  recognizes the work  of public servants,  and
         encourages young people to pursue careers in the public sector.
CT9    - Joe, HA2EAV and Csaba, HA2KMR will be active holiday style as  CT9/
         HA2EAV and CT9/HA2KMR from  Madeira Island (AF-014) on  24-28 June.
         They will participate in the King of Spain SSB Contest (25-26 June)
         as CR3DX.
F      - The Radio Club Abbevillois will operate special callsign  TM2YT  on
         25-26 June  in memory of their friend  Paul-Joel Herbet, F2YT,  who
         passed away on 31 December 2021. QSL via F5KRH.
JA     - Ichy, JH7IPR  will be active  as  JH7IPR/8  and  JH7IPR/p  from two
         islands in IOTA Group AS-147:  Rishiri Island from  30 June (5 UTC)
         until 3 July (5 UTC), and Rebun Island from 3 July (10 UTC) until 5
         July (7 UTC). He will operate CW, SSB and digital modes  on 80-10m,
         with a focus on 6m. The logs will be uploaded to Club Log and LoTW.
KL     - A  special callsign  has been issued  for the  DXpedition to  Kiska
         Island (NA-070)  [425DXN 1623],  whose dates  have been changed  to
         include the IOTA Contest. Look for K7K to be QRV on 25-31 July. The
         current team includes  six operators  (KB2FMH, KL5CX, KO8SCA, N3QQ,
         NL8F and W8HC), who will operate CW, SSB and FT8 (Fox & Hound mode)
         on 40-6 metres with three stations. QSL via N7RO.  More information
         can be found on https://www.na-234.com/.
LU     - Radio Club QRM Belgrano  (LU4AAO)  will be active on 17-20 June  to
         celebrate  Argentine Flag Day.  Look for activity on all bands SSB,
         FT8,  CW  and  SSTV.  Special award and QSL will be available,  see
         http://lu4aao.org/cert_dia_de_la_bandera.htm  for information. [TNX
OA     - Daniel, IK2SGL is back to Peru and active again as OA9DVK  until 31
         August.  After that,  he will leave the country for good.  "Due  to
         serious  health  problems,  both my wife  and I  need to return  to
         Italy", he says. In the meanwhile, he will concentrate his activity
         on SSB and CW.  QSL OA9DVK via LoTW, eQSL,  Club Log's OQRS, or via
         IK6BFH (bureau preferred)
OJ0    - Henri, OH3JR and Pertti, OG2M will be active as  OJ0JR  and  OJ0MR,
         respectively, from Market Reef (EU-053) on 26 June-6 July. Look for
         OJ0JR of the higher bands, while OJ0MR will concentrate on 6 metres
         FT8, CW and SSB, with a focus on NA, SA and AS.  QSL OJ0MR via LoTW
         (preferred) or direct to OG2M; QSL OJ0JR via LoTW, Club Log's OQRS,
         or via OH3JR. [TNX The Daily DX]
SV     - Alex, SQ9UM will be active holiday style as SV2/SQ9UM from Paliouri
         on 16-24 June. He will operate CW, SSB, FT8 and  FT4 on 80-6m.  QSL
         via home call and logsearch on Club Log. [TNX SQ9UM]
VE     - The NA128 Contest Group (https://www.qsl.net/na128cg/)  will be QRV
         as VX2I  from  Ile-aux-Coudres (NA-128)  on  28-31 July,  with main
         activity to take place during the  IOTA Contest.  QSL via LoTW  (no
         more paper QSLs); the QSOs will also be uploaded to Club Log.
VK     - Grant, VK5GR (https://vk5gr-iota.net/)  and  Chris, VK5FR  will  be
         active as VK5KI  from Kangaroo Island (NA-139) on 29-31 July,  IOTA
         Contest  included.  They will operate  CW and SSB.  QSL via M0OXO's
VK0/M  - Matt, VK5HZ has been active as VK0MQ from Macquarie Island (AN-005)
         since 11 June, and will be stationed there  "for a few months".  He
         operates SSB and FT8 using a tuned vertical whip  ("antenna options
         are limited due to high winds and chance of bird strike", he says).
         QSL  via LoTW  and  logsearch on  Club Log;  QSL  arrangements  for
         traditional cards to be announced.
VP8    - Bob, VP8ADR  and others  will be active as  VP8GGM  from the  Goose
         Green War Museum on  East Falkland Island (SA-002)  on  24-26 June.
         They will operate FT8/FT4  and some SSB on  80-10 metres.  [TNX The
         Daily DX]

                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

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IDXC 2023 ---> Hotel reservations are now open for the 74th International DX
Convention, co-sponsored by the  Northern California DX Club (NCDXC) and the
Central Arizona DX Association (CADXA), to be held at the Visalia Conference
Center on 21-23 April 2023.  See https://www.dxconvention.com/  for complete

QSL ZC4RH ---> Philipp, DK6SP is the new QSL manager for the  5-16 June 2022
operation by Dave, ZC4RH (G4WXJ). Bureau cards will be sent out automatical-
ly  and  the log will be uploaded to LoTW  soon after the operation is over;
direct cards should be requested ia Club Log's OQRS. The two are "working to
digitalize  old paper logs  and bring them online  on  Club Log and LoTW  as
well. Though, this process will take time".

RBN ---> The Reverse Beacon Network  launched  their updated  website on  16
June: https://reversebeacon.net/main.php. A full explanation of the new fea-
tures is available under "About > Guide to the New Site".
The Reverse Beacon Network a network of stations listening to the bands  and
reporting  what stations they hear,  when  and  how well.  You can see  band
openings in near-real time on  an animated map.  The database of  past spots
allows you  to instantly find out  what stations,  from a  given country  or
zone, have been heard,  at what times and  on what frequencies.  You can see
when you have been spotted, who spotted you, and how loud you were.
And now, for the first time, you can compare your signal  with those of your
friends and competitors, in  near real time  or historically.  If you wonder
how your signal stacked up during  last weekend's contests, the  Signal Com-
parison Tool will give you real,  quantitative data.  Tell it  what stations
you want to compare,  based on signals  heard by a given reverse beacon on a
certain band at a certain time, and there you'll have it.

T33T --- > After their  recent  3D2RRR operation  from Rotuma, the  Rebel DX
Group's "next step" will be T33T from Banaba (OC-018), "before we go down to
South Africa  by  end of the year to start second attempt for Bouvet".  They
are  working  "closely with Kiribati government  to get  special  permit  to
enter the country  as  they  are still  closed  for non  citizens". Bookmark
https://www.facebook.com/rebeldxgroup for updates.

WRTC 2022 ---> The  Organizing  Committee  of   the  World  Radiosport  Team
Championship 2022  to be held next year in Italy  has opened the application
process  for qualified  individuals who would like  to serve as referees.  A
referee  will be  on site  at each of the  65 competing  stations  to verify
compliance  with the rules and  make decisions on any rule questions  by the
teams.  See  https://www.wrtc2022.it/en/referee-23.asp  for the  application
form. The deadline for submitting  applications is 10 July 2022.

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3B8CW       N4GNR       EH28MRC     EA5K        PJ4RF       EA5GL
3Z30PAR     SP4KM       EH5SUB      EA5GVJ      R350K       RA4R
3Z30PSP     SP9SPJ      EJ6KP/P     M5KJM       RL20LH      RZ3EC
4L1BB       EA5GL       EP2LMA      EA5GL       RQ20LH      RZ3EC
4L1MA       ON4RU       EP5CHD      RW6HS       RT20LH      RZ3EC
4U1A        UA3DX       ET3AA       N2OO        SA6G/7      SM6CUK
4U1GSC      9A2AA       EY8MM       W0VTT       SE1TDE      SM1TDE
4U1WB       KK4HD       FG8OJ       M0OXO       SJ9WL       LA7TIA
5P5K        DL7AOS      GB6QPJ      G4XEX       SN1956ROK   SP3PGR
5Z4PA       M0URX       GQ0KPH/70   G0KPH       SN200IL     SP8ZKX
6Y5HN       EA5GL       GQ3SG       GI3SG       SN20OK      SP6ZJP
6Y5HM       EA5GL       GQ3SVK      G3SVK       SN30PSP     SP9ODM
7X2TT       EA5GL       GQ3YHM      G3YHM       SO55K       SP5FKW
7X3WPL      7X3DL       GQ4BWP      G4BWP       SP150JS     SP3POB
7Z1AL       EC6DX       GQ4FOC      G3SWH       SP200L      SP9PEE
7Z1VD       EA5GL       HC3RJ       EC5R        SP77DIORA   SP6PZB
9A655AX     9A5AX       HF11ZPM     SP2ZCI      TF1A        EB7DX
9A8GHJ/p    OE7GHJ      HF200IL     SP8ZBX      TF2CT       EA7FTR
9G1AA       PA3ERA      HF20LVK     SP4LVK      TM084JNTO   F5MCC
9G5AF       EA5GL       HG1222BA    HA4KYB      TM1PAR      F5RRZ
9J2RD       IZ8CCW      HH2MK       EB7DX       TM22KPW     F6KPW
9M22DX      9M2CDX      HI3T        K7BV        TM28SC      F1UQM
9N1CA       EA5ZD       II0MMI      IW0BTN      TM2FLO      F6KPQ
9N7NQ       JA7NQQ      II2MM       IQ2CF       TM400MO     F4DTO
A25SL       N4GNR       IR1DCI      IK1GPG      TM6J        F6KCZ
A61Q        EA7FTR      IY4ELE      IQ4FE       TT8SN       DL9USA
A61ZX       IZ8CLM      JD1BLY      JI5RPT      UK8FF       W3HNK
A65BP       UA6MF       JV1A        WV6E        UN3M        M0OXO
A71AE       EC6DX       JW5E        OH6VDA      UN8PY       DL8KAC
A71AM       M0OXO       JY4CI       K2AX        UN9L        LZ1YE
A71VV       M0OXO       K1JV/p      K1NU        V31AE       EB7DX
AP2IN       IK2DUW      KH6BB       KH6DL       V31MA       M0OXO
BV6CC       EA5GL       MQ0CCE      MD0CCE      V31TG       M0URX
BX0QSL      BM2JCC      MQ0CGF      M0CGF       VG3CQG      VA3CQG
CN2AM       M0OXO       MQ0DFV      MM0DFV      VG3MBT      VA3MBT
CN8LI       EA7FTR      MQ5W        M0HMJ       VG5DX       VA5DX
CN8PG       EA7FTR      OD5PY       KU9C        VG7JC       VA7JC
CN8QN       EA7FTR      OK8CX/P     DL7CX       VX1BB       VE1BB
CP6CL       M0OXO       OY1OF       M0URX       W8Y         W0AAE
D44EO       SQ9D        PA100THALES PB2X        YB8QT       IK2DUW
DL22PEACE   DF8RJ       PA22ARDF    PE5TT       YC9KNX/p    HA3JB
E730RS      E73E        PA6OLM      PH2CV       Z21GC       K3IRV
EG3PTM      EA3RCI      PJ4EL       M0URX       Z21ML       N4GNR
EG5YOGA     EA5URV      PJ4KY       M0URX       ZC4RH       DK6SP
EH1MDC      EA1UVR      PJ4MM       M0URX       ZQ2JK       ZB2JK

4A2MAX   Jose de Jesus Lopez Villalobos, 5914 San Bernardo Ave, Ste 4-135,
         Laredo TX 78041-2506, USA
7Q7CT    JH1AJT Team, P.O. Box 8, Oiso-machi, Naka-Gun, Kanagawa, 255-0003,
9M2CDX   Mohamad Hilmi Mohd Dan, 295 Jalan Kekwa, Felda Sungai Sibol,
         81440 Bandar Tenggara, Johor, Malaysia
9M4BCN   Tex Izumo, 827 Nakanojo, Ueda-shi, Nagano, 386-0034, Japan
A61AS    Maria Tina Muller, P.O. Box 18-130, 014770 Bucharest 1, Romania
C5B      Luc Thibaudat, 15 rue de Moiscourt, 27140 Gisors, France
GB8DX    George Funkner, 7 Plenshin Court, Glasgow, G53 6QW, United Kingdom
HA3JB    Kutasi Gabor, Siofok, Koch R. utca 10/A I/4, 8600, Hungary
IF9IDT   Silvano Borsa, Viale Capettini 1, 27036 Mortara PV, Italy
J68AG    Arthur L. Greenberg, 13906 NW 56th Ave, Gainesville FL 32653-2553,
J68HZ    William J. Schmidt II, 27427 Myrtle Lake Lane, Katy TX 77494, USA
PZ5JT    11 Luchtmobiele Brigade /Radio-groep, PO Box 9208, 6800 HK Arnhem,
V31JX    Joe Schoebel, 3424 Horseshoe Spring Rd., Wausau WI 54403, USA
VE2SPEED Jean Charron, 17 Rue Elisabeth, Saint Jerome QC J7Z 2S9, Canada
VX7DX    Perry Langeler, 3822 Royston Rd, Royston BC V0R 2VO, Canada
VX9NC    Paul J. Leger, 32 Ivan Court, Hampton NB E5N 5B6, Canada
ZT1T     Tom Morgan, 58 Piet Retief Street, Robertson, 6705, South Africa


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