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24 September 2022                                         A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1638

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

3C     - Ersoy, TA2OM has been active as 3C/TA2OM from  Malabo, Bioko Island
         (AF-010), Equatorial Guinea since 19 September.  He expects to stay
         there for one month, "maybe two".  During his limited spare time he
         can operate FT8 and SSB on the HF bands. He has applied for a local
5R     - Francesco, IK6QON will be active holiday style as 5R8FG  from  Nosy
         Be (AF-057),  Nosy Iranja (AF-057) and the city of  Antsiranana  in
         the northern part of the main island of Madagascar (AF-013) between
         8 and 17 October.  He will operate CW and SSB on the HF bands.  QSL
         via IZ6BRJ.
9J     - Eddy, OE3SEU  has been travelling  through Africa  in his motorhome
         since early June.  After being in  South Africa (ZS/OE3SEU),  he is
         now in Namibia (V5/OE3SEU), and expects to be active as 9J2SEU from
         Zambia  sometime in October.  Activity will be on the QO-100 satel-
         lite.  Follow his travels - and  gave a look at dozens of  stunning
         pictures - on https://we-travel.at/.
DL     - DR45HAAN is the special callsign for  DARC's Ortsverband Haan (R24)
         to celebrate their  45th anniversary from  1 October 2022  until 30
         September 2023.  All QSOs will be confirmed  automatically  via the
         bureau; direct cards via DL7ET.
GM     - Look for Graham, MM0GHM to be active as MM0GHM/p and MM0GHM/m  from
         the  Isle of Barra (EU-010)  on  1-8 October.  QSL  via  home call,
         direct or bureau.
I      - Pino I8YGZ, Alex IK8YFU, Luigi IU8GUK and  Domenico IW8RAO  will be
         active as ID9Y from  Vulcano Island (EU-017) on  5-9 October.  They
         will operate CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL only via LoTW and eQSL.
JA     - Look for Kenji, JA4GXS/4  to be QRV from  Ohzu/Otsu Island (AS-117)
         from around 5 UTC on 1 October until around 1 UTC on 2 October.  He
         will operate  CW, SSB and FT8  on 40, 30, 20 and 17m.  QSL via home
         call, direct or bureau; logsearch on Club Log. [TNX The Daily DX]
OH     - Gaby, OH/DF9TM  and  Frank, OH/DL2SWW were QRV from  Emasalo Island
         (EU-097) on 7-8 September and from Reposaari Island (EU-173) on 14-
         18 September. They have been QRV from Kustavi Island (EU-096) since
         20 September, and will remain there until the 26th. See qrz.com for
         updates. QSLs via  home calls, direct or bureau.
PA     - Operating as PF6SKCC, PG4I will be the  Straight Key Century Club's
         "Brag Bonus Station"  for the month of October.  QSL via home call.
         See https://www.skccgroup.com/operating_act ... thly_brag/.
VK9X   - Stephen, VK3SN will be on Christmas Island (OC-002) from 24 Septem-
         ber to 1 October.  He will be QRV as  VK9XX  (the  Christmas Island
         Amateur Radio Club's callsign: https://ciarc.org.au/) on 80-10m SSB
         and FT8 "most afternoons and evenings (local time)". QSL via EB7DX.
         [TNX NG3K]
VP9    - Janusz, SP9FIH planned to be QRV as SP9FIH/VP9 from  Bermuda start-
         ing on 23 September [425DXN 1636].  Hurricane conditions are possi-
         ble, and tropical storm conditions are expected, on Bermuda by late
         22 September,  which will cause operations  to be delayed  probably
         until 25 September.
ZL     - ZL75WARC  is the special callsign  for the  Whangarei Amateur Radio
         Club (ZL1AM) to celebrate its 75th anniversary from 1 October to 31
         December.  The club is located on  New Zealand's North Island  (OC-
         036), grid square RF74.

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

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CQ WW RTTY DX CONTEST ---> This year's edition will take place on 24-25 Sep-
tember (from 00.00 UTC on Saturday until 23.59 UTC on Sunday). The objective
is for amateurs around the world  to contact  as many other amateurs  in  as
many CQ Zones,  countries,  continental US states  (District of Columbia in-
cluded) and Canadian call areas as possible on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres.
See https://cqwwrtty.com/ for complete information.

IOTA NEWS ---> The logs for the  IOTA Contest 2022 island stations  have now
been added to the IOTA database  and are available for QSO matching. Record-
holders who have made IOTA contacts in an IOTA contest after 2003, can claim
credit for  them  without submitting QSLs, provided that the contact details
match.  Go to  https://iota-world.org/,  log in,  select  "Add Contest QSOs"
under the "My IOTA" tab, and choose either "Upload Contest Log"  or  "Manual
QSO Entry". Please note that the following activations  will be added  after
additional information  has been received: VR2UNG (AS-006), BY4XRA (AS-135),
BA4DL (AS-136),  BD4CRN (AS-136),  BH4BFS (AS-136),  BG5BWZ (AS-141),  BY4JN
(AS-150), BG2VIA (AS-158).

OCEANIA DX CONTEST ---> The 77th edition of the Oceania DX Contest will take
place on 1-2 October (SSB) and  8-9 October (CW).  Both events will start at
06.00 UTC on Saturday, and end at 06:00 UTC on Sunday.  Complete details can
be found at  https://www.oceaniadxcontest.com/.

RI41POL ---> Oleg, RD1A is participating in the  North Pole-41 expedition to
the Arctic onboard the  "North Pole",  a large self-propelled  drifting  re-
search vessel replacing the drifting ice stations built on ice floes. In his
spare time he operates mainly CW as RI41POL. QSL via RN3RQ.

XT2AW ---> Harald XT2AW is now QRT from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.  His full
and final log has been uploaded to LoTW  and is available  on  M0OXO's OQRS.
"Please  be aware of  a problem  with the online log",  M0OXO says.  "Harald
merged both his XT2AW log and 9X2AW FT8/FT4 logs in error,  and this log was
uploaded to the OQRS. There are over 8,000 QSOs that need to be manually and
individually removed, which will take a long time".

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER      CALL        MANAGER
3B8BAP      N4GNR       EG4STS      EA4HFO      OV2T        PA0ABM
3B8CW       N4GNR       EG7FFM      EA7DK       OZ6SYL      OZ7AGR
3D2FS       DH5FS       EG8MRG      EA8URU      P29LL       EA7FTR
3W3B        E21EIC      EH1DAA      EA1UVR      P29VIM      YO5BIM
3Z100PG     SP2PGD      EH1OSM      EA1UVR      PA44WFF/p   PA9CW
3Z30PSP     SP9SPJ      EH2HJ       EA2IR       PC70RH      PF1SCT
4A2B        EA5OL       EH2JDZ      EA2URV      PJ2MAN      EC5AHA
4L2M        EA7FTR      EL2EF       N2OO        PJ2SM       EC5AHA
4U1A        UA3DX       ES5TTT      N4GNR       PJ4NX       M0URX
4X0T        4Z5FI       EX0DX       HB9DUR      R100KBR     UA6XT
4X6FR       4X6OM       FG8OJ       M0OXO       R50RCR      RV3VR
5K0YD       IK2DUW      FH/OK1M     OK1WMR      R85RTO      RN3RQ
5Q3W        E73Y        FR/OK1M     OK1WMR      RI41POL     RN3RQ
5Q7DX       PA7JWC      GB0KSS      M0MNG       SK75BL      SK1BL
5R8AL       G3SWH       GB6OUS      M0OXO       SN30PSP     SP9ODM
5Z4BU       EA5GL       GB90PW      G3XTT       SO55K       SP5FKW
5Z4VJ       M0URX       GQ3SVK      G3SVK       SO5CW       DJ5CW
7X3WPL      7X3DL       GS8VL       M0OXO       SP0BKS      SP9CJM
8J3IPA      JR3OEH      HF0BKS      SP3PDO      ST0HQ       ST2M
9J2BO       EA5G L      HF100L      SP9KDR      SW8YA       HA1YA
9J2BS       EA5GL       HF30PSP     SP9SPJ      TG9ADM      EA5GL
9K2JJ       EA5GL       HZ1DH       A61BK       TG9AJR      M0URX
9K2NO       EC6DX       HZ1SK       IZ8CLM      TI5/N3KS    M0URX
9K2YM       EA5KB       HZ1TT       A61BK       TM17FFF     F4GFE
9K9KSA      EC6DX       II0IALL     IZ0EUX      TM2RE       F5MFV
A42K        EA5GL       II2IADO     I2QIL       TM50ARML    F4ILK
A43KSA      EC6DX       IP1X        IU1JCZ      TM72WOW     F1IEH
A91ARS      EC6DX       J73CC       EA5GL       UE85L       RQ7L
AM40RCH     EA3RCH      JW0A        K4NHW       UE85RO      RQ7L
AP2FLY      IK2DUW      K4C/75      N4JR        UK8ZC       RW6HS
AT75CW      VU2CW       LU7YZ       IK2DUW      V31MA       M0OXO
C7A         UA3DX       MQ0CGF      M0CGF       VK8NSB      M0URX
CB3W        XQ4CW       MQ0ICR      M0ICR       VP9IN       EC6DX
CB4A        CE4UFC      MQ0MCV      M0MCV       XV9K        DJ6TF
CB8E        CE8EIO      NL8F        N7RO        YB0AR       EB7DX
EA6/EA3HSO  N4GNR       NP2J        K8RF        Z66BCC      DL2JRM
ED3SDC      EA1AUM      OJ0/LB5SH   EA5GL       Z68EE       OZ2I
EF1IBR      EA4URE      OJ0/UT5UY   OH5UY       Z68XX       DL2JRM

4U1ITU   IARC, P.O. Box 6, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland
5J0DX    Daniel R. Traid, Pasaje Parana 2370, S3016JHD, Santo Tome,
5K0C     Pablo Augusto Moretti, (Calle Egidio) Casnati 750, M5602MAP,
         San Rafael, Argentina
5K0T     Jose Luis Murano, Avenida Dr Facundo de Zuviria 7745, S3004LTL,
         Santa Fe, Argentina
9H6QE    Marconi Amateur Radio Circle, Triq L-Anzjani, L-Imtarfa, MTF 1510,
9N7AA    Slavko Celarc, Ob Igriscu 8, 1360 Vrhnika, Slovenia
E51AND   Andy Duncan, 636 Mooney Street, Independence OR 97351, USA
EG5RCB   Radio Club Carthago, Apartado Postal 176, 30200 Cartagena (Murcia),
FR4KR    Francois Barbier, 5 bis La Marrerie, 50500 St Andre de Bohon,
FY5KE    Jacques Mazzoni, 678 route de l'Egalite, 74290 Talloires Montmin,
GB0IOW   Raymond Coles, 10 Littlemoor Road, Weymouth, DT3 6AA,
         United Kingdom
HV0A     Francesco Valsecchi, Via Bitossi 21, 00136 Roma RM, Italy
II8IHBC   Michele Politano', Via IV Novembre 23, 81042 Calvi Risorta CE,
II9IABJ  Andrea Angelillis, Corso Sicilia 24, 95040 Motta Sant'Anastasia CT,
II9IALU  Alberto Mattei, Via Enrico Millo 20, 96010 Augusta SR, Italy
II9IGDG  Antonino Di Bella, Via Badia Grande 23, 91100 Trapani TP, Italy
IK2DUW   Antonello Passarella, Via Melchiorre Gioia 6, 20812 Limbiate MB,
J20EE    Stephane Van Langhenhoven, 24 bis rue de Anter Hent,
         29830 Ploudalmezeau, France
OH0/OP8L Stefaan Sinnaeve, 'S Gravenwal 1, 8610 Kortemark, Belgium
OH0CO    Bengt E. Karlsson, Laerkstigen 4, SE-546 33 Karlsborg, Sweden
S21SM    Syed Khandker, Emmanantie 10 L 106, FI-40740 Jyvaskyla, Finland
SX39J    Dimitrios Anastasiadis, 28 Oktovriou 3, 570 01 Tagarades, Greece
TR8CA    Jean Charron, 19 rue Gabriel Moussa, 33320 Eysines, France
V31XX    Bill Kollenbaum, 1590 Burns Dr, Clearwater FL 33764, USA
WA2NYC   Wireless Association Of New York City, 233 Wolverine St,
         Staten Island NY 10306-1746, USA
YJ0DA    Darren Johnston, PO Box 3140, Browns Plains LPO, Browns Plains,
         QLD 4118, Australia
ZF2OO    Jim Millner, 7010 Gullotti Place, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952, USA


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