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16 July 2022                                              A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1628

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

4W     - Alan, VK1AO (VK2MET) will be active as  4W/VK1AO  from  Timor Leste
         between  25 July and 4 August,  and again  "at least two more times
         over the next three years".  He plans to be QRV  on 40, 30, 20, 17,
         15 and 12  metres SSB, FT8, JS8  and maybe some CW,  and to operate
         from a couple of POTA parks. He will upload his log to Club Log and
         LoTW. [TNX The Daily DX]
C6A    - Joe, W8GEX and Janet, W8CAA  will be active  as  C6ADX  and  C6AYL,
         respectively,  from  Exuma Island (NA-001),  Bahamas  for  ten days
         starting on 16 July.  They will operate mainly FT8 on  60-6 metres.
         QSL via LoTW, or direct to home calls. [TNX The Daily DX]
CT8    - Jim, W6PQL will be active as  CT8/W6PQL from  Pico Island (EU-175),
         Azores from  14 July  to  6 September. He will operate SSB and FT8,
         and will be QRV around 14240 kHz at nighttime, and around 7140-7180
         kHz in the mornings.  Between 18 July and 1 September he will oper-
         ate  2m EME and tropo. QSL via LoTW, or direct to home call.
CY0    - Originally scheduled  to take place  sometime  between October  and
         November 2022, the CY0S DXpedition to  Sable Island  has been post-
         poned until  20-29  March 2023.  "The reason  for this  significant
         change is due to a large,  six-week project Parks Canada has on the
         island  beginning on October 1  and going to at least  mid-November
         2022", the team says. "By moving the DXpedition to March 2023,  the
         team hopes to take advantage of the late winter,  early spring band
         conditions  and improving  solar numbers.  On a less positive note,
         Sable Aviation  informed us  of  another increase  in the fuel sur-
         charge  for our flights  to the island.  The fuel surcharge has now
         doubled". If you are willing to contribute, please use the "Donate"
         button on www.cy0s.com.
FO     - Georg, DJ6GI  is visiting  French Polynesia,  and was active as FO/
         DJ6GI from  Raiatea (OC-067)  on  11-15 July.  He will then move to
         Moorea (OC-046) and be QRV, again as FO/DJ6GI, from Moorea (OC-046)
         on 24-29 July. He operates mainly digital modes.  QSL via LoTW  and
         eQSL only.
I      - Francesco, IZ7KHR will be active holiday style as  ID9/IZ7KHR  from
         the islands of Lipari on 23-26 July and Salina on 27-29 July.  Both
         count for  IOTA group  EU-017 (Eolie Islands).  He will operate SSB
         and digital modes on the HF and VHF bands. QSL via home call.
I      - The IP1X team  (Claudio I1NVU,  Joe I1WXY,  Mauro IK1CJO,  Gabriele
         IK1NEG, Tony IK1QBT  and  Mauri IU1JCZ)  will be active again  from
         Gallinara Island (EU-083) for 20 hours on 10-11 September, with 17-
         18 September as backup dates in case of bad weather.  They will run
         two stations on  CW, SSB and digital modes.  QSL via IU1JCZ, direct
         or bureau.
J2     - James, KI7MGY  will be stationed in  Djibouti  until June 2023  and
         plans to be  QRV as J28HJ on  80, 40, 20, 17, 15 and 10 metres  SSB
         and FT8. QSL via LoTW.
LA     - Mek, SP7VC  will be touring Norway  between  15 July and 15 August,
         and will be QRV as LA/SP7VC from at least 15 different grid squares
         on 4 and 6 metres  SSB  and digital modes  (MSK144, JT6M, FT8).  He
         also plans to be active  on the HF bands  from Andoya (EU-033)  and
         Vagsoy (EU-055). QSL via home call.
LA     - Stian, LB5SH  will be active  again  from  Oksningan  (EU-062,  WWL
         JP66ca)  between  16 July  and 1 August.  He will  operate SSB  and
         digital modes as LB5SH/p, and will participate in the  IOTA Contest
         as LC1R. See https://lb5sh.no/home/ for updates.
OJ0    - DG5CST, DL3DXX, DL6FBL and SM0W will be active as OJ0DX from Market
         Reef (EU-053) from 25 July to 1 August.  Main activity will be dur-
         ing the IOTA Contest.  Outside the contest they will be QRV on 80-6
         metres with a focus on 6m; DG5CST will be on VHF and UHF,  also via
         EME. QSL via Club Log's OQRS, or via DL3DXX.
TA     - Depending on transportation,  Berkin, TA3J  plans  to be active  as
         TA3J/0 from Yassica Island (AS-099) every Saturday and Sunday until
         31 October.  He will operate SSB, CW, RTTY and FT8 on 80-10 metres.
         He will upload his log to Club Log and LoTW. [TNX The Daily DX]
UA0    - Eugene, RX3AMI will be active as RX3AMI/0  from several lighthouses
         on Sakhalin Island (AS-018) (https://www.slashlh.com/2022-sakhalin)
         from 23 July to 4 August. QSL via home call.
ZF     - Frank, K3TRM will be active as ZF2RM from Cayman Brac  (grid square
         FK09), Cayman Islands (NA-016) on  17-30 July.  Activity will focus
         on 6 metres and satellite, "plus some HF". QSL via LoTW, Club Log's
         OQRS, or via home call.

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

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425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The  June 2022 issue is available for download  at
https://www.425dxn.org/. [TNX IZ3EBA]

INDEXA NEWSLETTER ---> The  Summer 2022 issue (#136) of the International DX
Association's Newsletter is now available for download on the INDEXA website
(https://indexa.org/newsletters.html).  Highlights  include  "A  Tribute  to
Franz Langner,  DJ9ZB (SK)",  "Tips and Techniques to Enhance Your Operating
and DX Skills", and news of the 3Y0J Bouvet and CY0S Sable DXpeditions.

SAC 2022: CANCELLED ---> The SAC Contest Committee  (Morten Kvernmoen LB8DC,
Martti Laine OH2BH, Ingemar Fogelberg SM5AJV and Henning Andresen OZ2I)  has
unanimously decided to cancel this year's two sections of the Contest, which
were due  to be held on  17-18 September (CW)  and  8-9 October (SSB).  "Our
decision has been made due to the ongoing war in the region and in consider-
ation of the IARU declaration about friendship between people.  We hope that
the situation will change for the better,  so that we can once again compete
against each other as the SAC rules dictate".
On 28 February, "in response to recent world events", the International Ama-
teur Radio Union stated that  "IARU is an apolitical organization focused on
promoting and defending amateur radio  and  the amateur radio services.  The
amateur radio  service  is  about  self-instruction  in  communications  and
friendship between people".

YASME EXCELLENCE AWARD ---> Established  in  2008  by  the  Yasme Foundation
(https://www.yasme.org/), the Excellence Award  is presented to  individuals
and groups who, through their own service, creativity, effort and dedication
have made a significant contribution to amateur radio.  The contribution may
be in recognition of technical, operating or organizational achievement,  as
all three are necessary for  amateur radio to grow and  prosper.  The latest
recipients, announced on 10 July, are:
* Parks On The Air (POTA) Team - Since the program's inception, it has grown
  enormously  and now has more than  6500 "activators"  who operate from the
  parks and more than 20,000 "hunters" who work them. The core team consists
  of Jason Johnston W3AAX, Rick Parent W0ZAP, Colby Dillion WR5B,  Thom Mar-
  tin W8TAM, Julie Martin WT8J, Vance Martin N3VEM, Mike Case W8MSC,  Jeremy
  Turner N0AW,  Martin  Moerman PA0KGB,  John  Ford AB0O,  Steve  Czaikowski
  W3SPC.  Next to DXCC  and  IOTA,  POTA has become  one of the  most active
  worldwide operating award programs.  Even more important, though,  is that
  more hams are  On The Air,  especially hams with  modest stations  or  who
  cannot get OTA  from home for whatever reason.  POTA is making it possible
  for them to have a great deal of fun, be active on HF/VHF/satellites,  and
  learn about radio.
* Jan Stadman, DJ5AN/PA1TT - In recognition  of his efforts  organizing  ham
  radio events.  For many years, Jan organized the  Dutch HF Convention  and
  the annual  European DX Foundation  meeting in Bad Bentheim, Germany.  Jan
  also runs the EUDXF booth at  Ham Radio in Friedrichshafen.  Together with
  other DX associations  he invented and shaped the  "DX Plaza"  that is now
  the central  meeting point for  DXers present in Friedrichshafen.  In 2017
  Jan  joined the  organizing committee  of the  Dutch German Radio  Amateur
  Meeting DNAT and took over as committee chair in 2020,  just before COVID.
  The pandemic didn't stop him  and  even with the restriction that  were in
  place he was able to organize several events.

YASME FOUNDATION GRANT ---> The Board of Directors  of the  Yasme Foundation
has announced that it has made grants to  Amateurs Radio Algeriens  and  the
Ethiopian Amateur Radio Society to attend YOTA Summer Camp Croatia 2022, the
Foundation for  Amateur Radio (FAR)  and  the  ARRL  Foundation  Scholarship
Program. [TNX K4ZW]

YOTA CONTEST 2022 ---> The second session of this year's YOTA Contest, orga-
nized by the IARU R1 Youth Working Group in cooperation with the   Hungarian
Amateur Radio Society (MRASZ), will take place on 23 July (1000-2159 UTC) on
the five classic bands CW and SSB. Everyone can work everyone.  The complete
rules can be found on https://ham-yota.com/contest.

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

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CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
===================================================================
3A6M        F6EXV       EI0HQ       EI4BZ       PJ2HQ       W3HNK
3D2TS       M0OXO       EL2EF       N2OO        PJ4BZL      M0URX
3V8SS       LX1NO       EP5CZD      RW6HS       PJ4G        K4BAI
3Z1922PS    SP9SCI      ER7HQ       ER1FF       PV2K        EA5GL
3Z1K        SP1KRF      FS/KC9FFV   IZ1MHY      PW2D        M0OXO
4A25SG      XE1EE       FS4WBS      IZ1MHY      R12SWR      RA4R
4O7CC       UA4CC       GB0DMC      DJ6OI       R65RKP      RZ5D
4U1UN       HB9BOU      GB5TP       MM0DFV      R875VU      RW1QN
4X21MG      4X6ZM       GR2HQ       M0OXO       RO20LH      RZ3EC
4X6TT       N4GNR       GS8VL       M0OXO       S50HQ       S54G
4Z21MG      4X6ZM       HB75SG      HB9KNY      SI9YL       SM3LIV
7Q5RU       R7AL        HF15NIS     SQ9NIS      SK9HQ       SM6JSM
7T60A       7X2VFK      HF1922PS    SP9KJU      SN0HQ       SP3CGK
8B0FTDM     N2OO        HF30PSP     SP9SPJ      SN0L        SP9KRJ
8B1FTDM     N2OO        HG1A        HA1ZN       SN1922PS    SQ9FMU
8B2FTDM     N2OO        HG7T        HA7TM       SN760SWA    SP3BBS
8B3FTDM     N2OO        HH2AA       EB7DX       SN7Q        SP7GIQ
8B4FTDM     N2OO        HS0ZOA      EB7DX       SN89LOT     SP1PMY
8B5FTDM     N2OO        HZ0HQ       HZ1SAR      SO1922PS    SP9KJM
8B6FTDM     N2OO        HZ8FTDMC    HZ1SAR      SP1922PS    SP9PNB
8B7FTDM     N2OO        II2FTDM     IK2EKO      SQ1922PS    SP9PKM
8B8FTDM     N2OO        II8FTDM     IK8YFU      ST0HQ       ST2M
8B9FTDM     N2OO        II9IADO     IT9MRM      ST2NH       EA7FTR
8P2K        KU9C        IQ9VG/p     IT9FUN      T41DX       RW6HS
8S0C        SM0MPV      IR2L        IW2LLH      TF3D        TF3MH
9A0HQ       9A3JB       IR2M        IZ2FDU      TF3HQ       TF3MH
9A73KD      9A2KD       IR2Q        IK2PFL      TG8ARF      EA5GL
A62A        EA7FTR      IR4X        I4VEQ       TI2VVV      EC6DX
A65DR       N4GNR       IR7T        I7DFV       TI7W        M0URX
A91FTDMC    EC6DX       JY5HX       E73Y        TM0HQ       F5CWU
A92AA       EC6DX       KL7SB       N4GNR       TM13COL     F5OGL
A92EE       EC6DX       KP2M        NZ4DX       TM1SSOU     F6KGL
AT1HQ       VU2IBI      L95F        LU4FM       TM50KFI     F6KFI
B1HQ        BA4EG       LR8FTDMC    F1ULQ       TM55A       DL1GI
B2HQ        BA4EG       LT100KC     LU4KC       TM55SNSM    F4GPB
B4HQ        BA4EG       LX8FTDM     LX1TI       TM59TDF     F8KGS
B6HQ        BA4EG       LZ0HQ       LZ1BJ       TM5FTDM     F4FRC
B7HQ        BA4EG       LZ540DS     LZ1KCP      TM5TDF      F6KMB
BV0HQ       BM2JCC      OD5ET       EB7DX       TM80NN      F4HZS
C37AC       EA3QS       OD5VB       EA5GL       TM8FTDM     F1ULQ
C4HQ        5B4KH       OD5YA       IZ8CLM      TM9C        F5OHM
C6AGU       HA7RY       OD5ZZ       N4GNR       TR8CR       F6AJA
CE1TT       N2OO        OE0FTDMC    OE6VIE      UE02SRM     UA4U
CE3CT       EA5KB       OE0HQ       OE3KAB      UN3M        M0OXO
CQ9T        CT3KN       OE60STMK    OE6WIG      VC3FTDMC    VE3MZD
CS2Q        CT1EHX      OG2P        OH2PM       VC7X        VE7JH
D4K         IZ4DPV      OL15SOTA    OK1CYC      VR25C       VR2FUN
DA0HQ       DL5AXX      OL7T        OK2BXU      VR25XMT     VR2XMT
DQ44WCA     DF6EX       OL80WPN     OK6RP       WP3C        M0OXO
DQ8FTDMC    DM2RM       OP0HQ       ON4CAS      YL44WFF     YL2SW
DX0HQ       DX1PAR      OR100RCBE   ON4GDV      YT0HQ       YU1SRS
DX3H        EA5GL       OR1X        ON5UR       Z3FTDMC     OE6VIE
DX9EVM      IK2DUW      OZ1HQ       OZ1ACB      Z60A        OH2BH
E2HQ        E21EIC      P29LL       EA7FTR      ZA/OE8NDR   DE1QSL
E2WRTC      E21EIC      PA50PKZ     PA2PKZ      ZF1A        K7ZO
E7HQ        E70ARA      PA6HQ       PA1AW       ZL6FTDMC    F1ULQ
EF4HQ       EA4URE      PF00T       PA2TMS      ZY0FUN      PY2RN
EF8BBM      EA4BQ       PF01MAX     PC2F        ZY2FTDMC    PP2CS

7T60I    Ben Lagha, 3 rue Claude Curtat, 69330 Meyzieu 69330, France
7U60I    Ben Lagha, 3 rue Claude Curtat, 69330 Meyzieu 69330, France
7V60I    Ben Lagha, 3 rue Claude Curtat, 69330 Meyzieu 69330, France
7W60I    Ben Lagha, 3 rue Claude Curtat, 69330 Meyzieu 69330, France
A65PX    Herb Wolfson, P.O. Box 368, Ardmore PA 19003, USA
DM20OTUS Mario Kricheldorf, Anna-Saur-Weg 6, 17033 Neubrandenburg, Germany
FK8HM    Raymond Merle, Pavillon 1, Rue des Augeres, 77520 Donnemarie
         Dontilly, France
FR4KR    Francois Barbier, 5 bis La Marrerie, 50500 St Andre de Bohon, 
France
GB13COL  Rich Shivers, 9029 Eastview Rd, Philadelphia PA 19152-1608, USA
HG0HQ    Szabo Karoly, Fuzesgyarmat, Aradi u. 42, 5525, Hungary
HG1S     MTTOSZ Gyor Varosi Radioklub, Gyor, Nagysandor Jozsef u. 27, 9027,
         Hungary
HG6N     Salgotarjani Varosi Radioklub, Salgotarjan, Meredek ut 6 II/1,
         3100, Hungary
HG8A     Ilyes Gyorgy, Remeteszolos, Banka u. 44, 2090, Hungary
JD1BQI   Koji Takada, Kamikitaura-22-7 Shinochoshino, Kameoka-shi, Kyoto,
         621-0826, Japan
LU1ZI    Servicio Auxiliar de Radioaficionados de la Armada, Av. Comodoro Py
         2055, C1104BEA, Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
LU4ZS    Horacio Enrique Ledo, Manzanares 4586, Piso 2 Dpto. 4, C1430AFH,
         Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
OH0CO    Bengt E. Karlsson, Laerkstigen 4, SE-546 33 Karlsborg, Sweden
PJ2Y     James R. Storms, 4968 Tilbury Rd, Huber Heights OH 45424, USA
XV9SB    Stephen A. Brown, 1808 Oakhurst Drive, Shelby NC 28152, USA
ZV2X     Rafael Goncalves, Caixa Postal 49, Votorantim - SP, 18110-972,
         Brazil
ZY8AM    Marcelo Sigolo Teixeira, Rua Francisco Maravalhas 246,
         Curitiba - PR, 81540-360, Brazil
ZZ7A     Marco Antonio Hardmeier, Caixa Postal 18, Gravata - PE, 55641-970,
         Brazil

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