DX-CALENDAR V 145-146
The calendar is also available at http://sk3jr.se/index.php/medlemsinfo/dx-kalender
– 11/11 CHRISTMAS I.; VK9XM OC-002
by OH2YY. Activity will be on 40-10 meters SSB only. He states,
"I'm going to use a 200w transceiver but the antenna set-up is
still under consideration." QSL via his home callsign, direct or
by the SRAL QSL Bureau. His direct address is: Pekka Ahlqvist,
Vapaalanpolku 8B, 01650 Vantaa, Finland.
– 11/11 COTE D'IVOIRE; TU2T
Seven operators will be active on 160-10 metres CW, SSB and RTTY
with 3-4 stations.
Suggested frequencies are:
CW - 1823, 3505, 7005, 10106, 14025, 18075, 21025, 24895 and
SSB - 3780, 7056/7180, 14195, 18145, 21295, 24945 and 28495 kHz
RTTY - 10140, 14080, 18104, 21080, 24902 and 2808 kHz
6m - 50105 kHz - CW, SSB and Beacon
QSL via I2YSB (direct) or IK2CIO (bureau). Further information,
band/mode survey and OQRS can be found at http://www.i2ysb.com/. A
dedicated forum where to contact the pilot station IK7JWY is at
– 11/11 SENEGAL; 6V7Q
by F8IJV. Activity will be on 160-6 meters, operating mainly on
SSB, possibly some Digital and CW too. He plans to take an Acom
1011 amplifier with him this time. He will also be active during
the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 29-30th). QSL via his home
callsign, direct or by the Bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW.
- 11/11 ST. MAARTEN; PJ7/hc
by K4UWH and W4BUW. Activity will be mainly CW on 160-10 meters,
including a few operations on 60 meter SSB. They are not sure how
effective their antennas will be on 160 and 80 meters. QSL via
their home callsigns. Also, watch QRZ.com for additional
– 11/11 EASTER I.; CE0Y/LA5UF
Activity will be on CW and PSK31. QSL via his home callsign.
– 12/11 MALDIVES; 8Q7CC AS-013
from Furanafushi Island by I0WDX. He will be active on 20-6
meters, including the WARC bands, using an Icom IC-7000 into a
Cushcraft R6000 vertical antenna. For 40 meters he will try to use
an inverted V if he has enough space on his water bungalow. QSL
via his home callsign. A Web page is now active at
– 12/11 MEXICO; XF1C NA-165
from Coronados Island by XE2HUQ, XE2HQI and XE2HVF. Activity will
be on 80/40/20/17/15/12/10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via
– 13/11 BHUTAN; A52DL and A52VM
by LA9DL and LA6VM. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using IC-
7000s and amps. Look for the callsign A52DL to be mainly on PSK
and SSB, while A52VM will be mostly on CW. QSL via their home
- 13/11 MICRONESIA; V63KZ and V63MP OC-010
from Phonpei Island by JA0VSH and his XYL JG0PBJ. Activity will be
on 160-10 meters, CW and SSB. There might be some RTTY also. QSL
via JA0VSH, by the Bureau or direct to: Kazuhide Maruyama, 1-25-49
Irima, Chofu, Tokyo 182-0004, Japan.
– 13/11 MALDIVES; 8Q7EJ AS-013
by G3VDB. Activity will be holiday style mainly on 20 meters using
CW, SSB, PSK31 and RTTY. QSL via his home callsign. The 2009/2010
8Q7EJ logs are available on the Clublog Web page at
– 13/11 MALAWI; 7Q7GM
by GM3YTS and GM0GAV. Activity will be CW only with a focus on the
low bands, especially 160/80m. They are hoping to have an
online log available. Look for all QSOs to be uploaded to LoTW as
soon they return home. QSL via GM4FDM.
- 14/11 GUAM; AH2J OC-0026
by JR1VAY. Activity will include entries in the JIDX SSB and WAE-
RTTY Contests. QSL via JR1VAY by the JARL Bureau.
– 15/11 ROTUMA; 3D2P or 3D20R
A team of 'PACIFIC DXERS', have 'ALL PERMITS' in place and are
planning to sail for Rotuma early October 2011 and operate for 3
weeks. The team so far consists of: Eddie/3D2A/VK4AN, Rocky/3D2DD,
Bill 3D2(?)/VK4FW...others are pending. Most of the 3D2A equipment
is in Fiji already. We are seeking expressions of interest from
experienced CW/SSB/Digital mode operators and possibly a 6m
enthusiast. A 6m beacon will be established on 50.095 MHz. Rigs so
far include K3, Flex5000A, Emtron DX1b amp, FT-900, Spiderbeam,
wire antennas, DX88 vertical. This will be the anniversary of the
FIRST operation from Rotuma by 3D2A/VK4AN...original license was
3D2XX/rotuma in 1988. The callsign has not been issued yet, but we
expect to be issued with either 3D2P or 3D20R.
– 15/11 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; K9RR/4 and K8GI/4 NA-076
from Cedar Key (from around 20 UTC on Saturday through around 1
UTC on Tuesday). QSL via home calls, direct (preferred) or bureau.
They plan to operate CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK63 on 40, 30, 20, 15 and
- 16/11 BERMUDA; VP9KF NA-005
by W4/VP9KF (G4BKI). Activity will only be CW on all bands. He
states, "Operation will focus on the higher bands where 11
previous trips in the last 5 years have resulted in very few
QSOs." QSL via W4/VP9KF: Paul Evans, 6809 River Road, Tampa, FL
33615. Please, DO NOT send to the VP9 bureau. Visit his Web page
for more information, including logs, propagation and operating
times, at http://vp9kf.com/
- 17/11 INDONESIA; YB26SEAG
Activity is to celebrate the "26th South East Asia Games" (SEAG)
which take place from Jakarta - Palembang, between November 12-
22nd. Look for operations to be on all bands and modes. QSL
Manager is Hans, YB2DX. QSL direct to: PO BOX 123, PW, 58100,
- 19/11 PUERTO RICO; K4E
Puerto Rico's coat of arms was granted by the Spanish Crown in
1511, which makes it the oldest currently used in the Americas.
Celebrating this 500th anniversary, the Puerto Rico Amateur Radio
League will operate special event. QSL via KP4ES (direct).
– 20/11 CAMBODIA; XU7AEO
by VK6LC on a "DX Vacation". Activity will be on 20/17/12 meters
using CW and SSB. QSL via his home callsign, only direct. He does
NOT use the QSL Bureau.
– 21/11 BARBADOS; 8P9HP, 8P9DL and 8P9MS NA-021
by DL2NUD, DL8YHR and DL9MS. Activity will be on HF bands as well
as 6 and 2 meters EME. QSL via their home callsigns.
– 22/11 N. Cook Is.; E51MAN OC-014
From Manihiki Atoll by N7OU. Only CW on 160-10m with focus on EU.
QSL via N7OU.
– 22/11 ASCENSION I.; ZD8F and ZD8ZZ AF-003
by W6HGF/ZD8F and K7ZZ/ZD8ZZ, active on CW, RTTY and SSB. There
may be some 6 meter opening opportunities. QSL via their home
callsigns direct only or LoTW. It appears that there is no
internet available for them on the mountain.
- 23/11 MALAWI; 7Q7HB
He will be QRV when it is possible, because "at this time there is
a poor electricity situation" and "diesel for generators is
scarce". QSL via G0IAS (direct only).
– 25/11 CYPRUS; 5B5ØJ
5B4AHJ will celebrate his 50th anniversary as a licensed radio
amateur on October 25th. Activity will be on CW and SSB. QSL via
5B4AHJ and LoTW.
– 25/11 GUADELOUPE; FG/DK9PY
Activity will be only CW on all bands (except 160m) in the lower
CW area (15 kHz) from the band edge. He will concentrate on the
30/17/12m bands. Callsign and QSL route to be announced.
- 30/11 AUSTRALIA; VK1ØØARV
to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Amateur Radio Victoria
(http://www.amateurradio.com.au/). QSL via bureau.
– 30/11 EGYPT; SU/HA3JB
will be active on the HF bands. QSLs only direct via his homecall.
- 30/11 ALGERIA; 7U1MA
Activity is to celebrate the opening of Algiers new subway (Metro
Algeria – suffix of the callsign). Operations will be on HF bands
(modes not provided). QSL via the Bureau or direct to: Amateurs
Radio Algériens, PO Box 1, ALGER RP 16000, Algeria. No eQSL and
LoTW. Visit the ARA Web page at http://www.ara-dz.org/
- 30/11 CANADA; VE3FRST
VE3NOO to celebrate the International Year of Forests. QSL via
– 5/12 VIET NAM; XV2CO
by DL5CO. He will operate holiday style mainly CW with some SSB.
QSL via home call.
– 8/12 TUVALU; T2T OC-015
With the "Pacific DXers" postponing their DXpedition to Nauru (see
C2 above), the group has reorganzied their first DXpedition
to Tuvalu. Operators mentioned are VK4AN, VK4FW, VK4NEF, NL8F,
K4ZLE and W5SL. Activity will be on all HF bands, 160-6 meters
using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. They expect to have at least 3
stations on the air with a dedicated station set up on 6 meters
running in an interrupted beacon mode. QSL Manager is the Pacific
DXers, or by the Bureau via VK4FW. Bureau requests are also
accepted by E-mail to eliminate sending your QSL via the Bureau.
PLEASE NOTE: VK4FW is the current QSL Manager for Pacific DXers:
Bill Horner, 13 McConnell Rd, Maidenwell, QLD 4615, Australia --
If an InterNet connection (doubtful)can be established during the
operation an online log will be updated on a regular basis,
otherwise it will be uploaded as soon as they return home. LoTW
and eQSL will be uploaded within 12 months after the operation
finishes. For more details and updates, visit http://c21.pacific-
PLEASE NOTE: Operators K4ZLE, VK4AN, VK4FW, VK4NEF and W5SL will
operate from Fiji prior to Tuvalu between October 26th and
– 12/12 VIET NAM; XV2RZ
by OH4MDY. Activity will be on 80-6 meters using the "normal
modes" (CW and SSB). QSL only direct via OH4MDY with a SASE and 2
USDs. His log will be available online at http://www.clublog.org/
- 20/12 NIUE; ZK2V and ZK2X OC-040
by GM3WOJ and GM4YXI. They plan to participate in (CQWW) contests
as well. Activity on 160 meters will occur the first several weeks
of the operation. They will also focus on 12/10 meters to EU, both
paths.QSL via N3SL and LoTW. Further information and updates can
be found at http://www.zk2v.com/
- 23/12 CHAD; TT8PK
by F4EGS. Activity will be limited due to his work schedule and
spare time. Operations last time were on 40-10 meters using CW,
SSB and some RTTY. QSL via F4EGS, by the Bureau or direct (see
QRZ.com for details).
- 31/12 TAIWAN; BP1ØØ
Taiwan is celebrating its 100th anniversary. For this event there
are two special event stations on the air: BP100 (QSL via BX4AQ)
and BV100 (QSL via BV2KI) from Oct 10 until Dec 31,2011. More
information about the stations and the special award can be found
– 31/12 TAIWAN; BV1ØØ
Taiwan is celebrating its 100th anniversary. QSL via BV2KI. More
information about the stations and the special award can be found
- 31/12 ANTARCTICA; RI1ANC
from Vostok station by RD1AV (ex RV1ZC). He will operate CW, SSB
and digital modes on all bands, 160 and 80 metres included. In
mid-December he might operate for a few days as RI1ANC/A from
Molodezhnaya station. QSL via RN1ON, direct or bureau.
- 31/12 URUGUAY; CW5RV
Commemorating the 100 anniversary of the birth of Louis Varney,
G5RV (1911-2000), the inventor of the renowned multiband HF
antenna, the Centro Aficionados Montevideo will be active. QSL to
P.O. Box 6000, 11000 Montevideo, Uruguay.
– 31/12 SABLE I.; CYØ/VE1AWW
Activity will be limited to his spare time using just a vertical
and dipole. QSL via his home callsign.
– 9/1 CANADA; VE2/JA8BMK and VE7MID/VE2
by JA8BMK and VE7MID plan to activate CQ Zone 2 on 160 and 80
meters. They are planning on using a full size 80m vertical, 160m
L (lots of radials!) and two beverages, using a 600w amp and a new
K3 (Dual RX).
- 29/2 MAYOTTE; FH8NX AF-027
by F6GNT. Activity will be on 20-10 meters using SSB. QSL direct
to: Phillip Ward, 36 Totorosa 2, Labattoir 97610, Mayotte. Also,
QSL via eQSL.
- 1/3 PAPUA NEW GUINEA; P29FR
by I2KRR, a volunteering technical support person to the Catholic
mission in Vanimo, on the north coast of the main island. Activity
will be on 40/20/15 meters SSB. Operations will be limited to the
local evenings, plus Saturday and Sunday afternoons. QSL via
I2RFJ, direct or by by the Bureau. PLEASE no IRCs. For more
details about P29FR, see QRZ.com.
- ca 30/3 ANTARTICA; CE9VPM
from Chilean Air Base Presidente Gabriel Gonzalez Videla by
CE3VPM. Activity will be on 20 metres and possibly other bands.
- 1/4 AFGHANISTAN; T6BP
by 9A3PM from Kabul Airport. Activity will be limited as he is a
member of the Croatian Army and operations will only take place
during his spare time. Look for him to be on the HF bands using CW
and the Digital modes. QSL via 9A6AA.
- 30/4 KENYA; 5Z4RH
by IK8VRH is working in Kenya. Requested callsign is 5Z4RH.
- 29/7 FRENCH GUIANA; FY5LH
by F5TND. Activity has been on 40-10 meters using SSB, RTTY and
PSK. QSL via F5KDR.
13/11 – 20/11 DOMINICA; J79KT and J79YK NA-101
by JN1THL and JK1KHT. QSL for both callsigns via JN1NDY (direct).
13/11 – 21/11 ZIMBABWE; Z24EA
by DL4EA (EA4KT). He plans to operate CW, SSB and digital modes on
160-6 metres. QSL via home call.
13/11 – 25/11 NEPAL; 9NØMD
by a large multi-national team of operators from the Mediterraneo
DX Club. Operators mentioned are 4Z4DX, 4Z4OQ, CE6TBN, F1HRE,
F9IE, I2VGW, I8YGZ, IT9SSI, IT9YVO, IV3BSY, IV3RLB, IZ2KXC,
IZ2ESV, IZ2GNQ, IZ3NXC, IZ8CCW, ON7RN, XE1L, XQ3SA and YB3MM. They
will operate CW, SSB, and RTTY on 160-10 metres, with 3-4 stations
and a focus on the low bands and RTTY. QSL route TBA. The team
plans to give away trophies and prizes. Further information can be
found at http://www.mdxc.org/nepal2011/
13/11 – 4/12 SABA & ST. EUSTATIUS; PJ5/DL7VOG NA-145
from Sint Eustatius Island. His three week operation will also
include the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th) as PJ5G.
Activity will be on 160-6 meters using mainly CW and RTTY, but he
will have a microphone with him just in case someone really needs
a phone QSO. Operations will be with a focus on the lower bands
and listening for JA stations during his sunset and sunrise. As
always, he will be using his IC-706MK2G (this time with an amp)
into an HF9VX for 80-6m and an inverted "L" (on a 15m fiberglass
pole) for 160m. QSL via his home callsign, Bureau is preferred or
15/11 – 17/12 MADAGASCAR; 5R8IC AF-090
from Saint Marie Island by F6ICX. Activity will be holiday style
operating CW, RTTY, and PSK63, and using 100 watts into various
GPs or Inverted-Ls and a Hexbeam for 20-10 meters. There will be
no online log during his activity. QSL via his home callsign
15/11 – 29/11 MALDIVES; 8Q7ZB AS-013
from Male by JH1NBN, QRV in his spare time. QSL via home call.
16/11 – 28/2 ANTARCTICA; OR4TN
from the Princess Elisabeth Station (WAP BEL-02 by ON5TN. QSL via
ON5TN. Updates on OR4TN can be found regularly on
17/11 – 20/11 COLOMBIA; HK1/EA7ATX SA-040
from Tierrabomba Island. Activity will be on 80-10 meters SSB
only. QSL via his home callsign. An online log will be available
via his Web page or from <http://www.clublog.org/>.
17/11 – 21/11 BRUNEI; V84SEA
Special event station activated for the 39th SEANET Convention, to
be held in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam.
17/11 – 25/11 SAUDI ARABIA; 7Z7AA AS-191
from Jabal Al Lith by 7Z1CQ, 7Z1AQ, 7Z1SJ, HZ1BT, HZ1BW, HZ1DG,
HZ1DS, HZ1HN, HZ1MD, HZ1TT, HZ1TL and HZ2TT. Details of activity
were not provided, but watch the IOTA frequencies. This is a rare
IOTA. QSL via 7Z1CQ.
17/11 – 28/11 AMERICAN SAMOA; K8A
postponed indefinitely due to logistical problems.
17/11 – 30/11 SAINT MARTIN AND ST. MAARTEN; FS/F5AHO and PJ7/F5AHO NA-105
by F5AHO, will be active from Saint Martin (NA-105) and Sint
Maarten (NA-105) respectively. He will also activate Tintamarre
Island (NA-199) during the weekend as FS/F5AHO/P. Activity will be
mostly on 20/17 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via F5AHO,
direct or by the French Bureau.
17/11 – 14/12 NAMIBIA; V5/DJ4SO
He will operate mostly CW, RTTY and PSK31 with some SSB on 160-6
metres, and will participate in the CQ WW CW Contest. QSL via
DJ4SO, direct or bureau, and LoTW. Email requests for bureau cards
can be sent to klaus[@]dj4so.de
18/11 – 28/11 BAHAMAS; C6AAW and C6A** NA-001
from Eleuthera active as C6AAW during the CQWW DX CW Contest
(November 26-27th) as a Multi-Multi entry. QSL via WA4WTG.
Operators mentioned are KB7Q, KE7X, N6XG, N6XR, WA6O and K2KW.
They will use their personal C6A callsigns outside of the contest.
QSL via the operator's instructions.
18/11 – 6/12 MONTSERRAT; VP2MGO, VP2MWT, VP2MTA, VP2MTL and VP2MOR
by DF7OGO, K3WT, N0AT, N0STL and W0OR. During the CQWW CW DX and
ARRL 160 Meter Contests the group will be signing VP2MWG. Before
and after the contests, activity will be on CW, SSB and RTTY on
160 through 6 meters. QSL VP2MWG via N0AT, and all others via
their home callsign. Further information and updates can be found
on their web site at http://www.vp2mwg.comeze.com/
19/11 - 3/12 ST. LUCIA; J68HZ NA-108
from Labrelotte Bay, Castries, WLOTA L-1336 by K9HZ. Activity is
usually on 80/40/20 meters using CW and SSB. Suggested frequencies
CW - 3550, 7050 and 14050 kHz
SSB - 3770, 7155 and 14155 kHz
He also suggests to watch 40 or 20 meters between 1600-2400z
daily. QSL via his home callsign.
19/11 – 4/12 INDIA; AU2JCB
the special callsign will be in use on 40-10 metres SSB to
celebrate the birthdate of Indian physicist and radio pioneer
Jagadish Chandra Bose. QSL direct to VU2DSI.
20/11 – 23/11 CHILE; CE4A SA-095
from Pupuya Islands by VE3LYC and CE3PG for at least three days.
Please note that these days can slip in case of bad weather
conditions). Activity will be on 40/30/20/17 meters using CW and
SSB. The team will attempt to operate around the clock, looking
for propagation windows to every region of the world. QSL via
VE3LYC, PLEASE see the Web page for details. The DXpedition's Web
is at http://ce4a.yolasite.com/
20/11 – 29/11 THE GAMBIA; C5ØC
by OK1DIX, OK1DO, OK1DSZ, OK1FFU, OK1NU, OK1RI, OK1RK, OK5MM,
OK8WW/OM2TW, OM2IB, OM5AW and OM6NM. They will participate in the
CQWW DX CW (26-27 November) contest as C5A (Multi-Multi). They
will be QRV on 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres with 3-4 stations
(and with 6 stations during the contest). QSL both callsigns via
OM2FY, direct or bureau. Logsearch and further information can be
found at http://www.om0c.com/
20/11 – 3/12 KENYA; 5Z4HW
by DL7DF on holiday. He plans to operate on all bands, 160-10
meters using CW, SBB, RTTY, PSK31 and SSTV as often as possible.
The location is the Diani Beach at the coastline of Kenyanear
Mombasa. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the DARC Bureau.
For more details and updates, visit
21/11 – 23/11 JAPAN; JF6YME/6 AS-023
from Yoron Island by JA6WFM and JM6EBU. QSL JA6WFM, direct or
21/11 – 29/11 ASCENSION I.; ZD8W and ZD8X
by W6NV (ZD8W, QSL via home call) and OH2KI (ZD8X, QSL via home
call). They will participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest as ZD8W
(Multi-Single); before and after the contest they will focus on
the low bands.
21/11 – 29/11 MOZAMBIQUE; C91NW
by K9NW. He will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 160-10 metres,
including a SOAB entry in the CQ WW DX CW Contest. QSL via home
21/11 – 30/11 SOMALIA; 6OØDX
by J28AA/E70A. He usually operates on CW, SSB and RTTY, and on 80-
10 meters. QSL via K2PF or E77E.
21/11 – 2/12 ASCENSION ISLAND; ZD8N AF-003
by G3ZVW/AF6SU. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using CW, SSB and
the Digital modes. He is also expected to participate in the CQWW
DX CW Contest (November 26-27th). QSL via his home callsign, by
the Bureau or direct.
22/11 – 29/11 SAINT BARTHELEMY; FJ/VE3EY and FJ/VE3TA NA-146
Activity will include the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th) as
a Multi-Single entry. They will use a TO3 callsign (possibly
TO3A). QSL via their home callsigns.
22/11 – 29/11 BELIZE; V31SX and V31AO
by K2SX and W2LK. Activity will include the CQWW DX CW Contest
(November 26-27th) as a Multi-Single entry (callsign TBD). QSL
via LoTW. Their operations outside of the contest will be mainly
CW with some RTTY. Look for them on the lower bands and the
30/17/12 meter bands. They will also do some 6 meters, conditions
22/11 – 4/12 SIERRA LEONE; 9LØW AF-037
from Banana Island by DJ8NK, DJ9RR, DK2WV, DL5CW and DL9USA. They
will operate CW, RTTY/PSK and SSB on 160-10 metres with four
stations, and will take part in the CQ WW CW Contest. Suggested
CW - 1826, 3506, 7006, 10106, 14006, 18076, 21006, 24896 and
SSB - 3776, 14186, 18136, 21186, 24936 and 28486 kHz
RTTY/PSK - 7046, 10146, 14086, 18096, 21086, 24916 and 28086 kHz
Also, watch the IOTA frequencies. QSL via DK2WV. Further
information can be found at http://www.mdxc.org/9l0w/
23/11 – 30/11 BRITISH VIRGIN IS; VP2V/N3DXX
from Virgin Gorda (Tortola). Activity will be focused on 160
meters and the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th) as a Single-
Op/All-Band entry. QSL via AA7V.
23/11 – 30/11 HAWAII; KH6/WJ2O
Activity will be in the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th).
Outside the contest, look for Dave on the 30/17/12 meter bands.
QSL via WJ2O.
23/11 – 6/12 KENYA; 5Z4HW
by DL7DF, on holiday with his XYL. He plans to operate on all
bands, 160-10 meters using CW, SBB, RTTY, PSK31 and SSTV as often
as possible. The location is the Diani Beach at the coastline of
Kenyanear Mombasa. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the
DARC Bureau. For more details and updates, visit
23/11 – 7/12 UGANDA; 5X1NH
by G3RWF. Activity will have an emphasis on low bands using a new
amp. QSL via his home callsign.
24/11 – 28/11 MARIANA IS.; AHØKT OC-086
from Saipan on Northern Mariana Island by JH8PHT. QSL via his home
callsign. PLEASE do not QSL to Saipan.
24/11 – 28/11 ANTIGUA; V26K NA-100
by AA3B. Activity will include the CQWW DX CW Contest (November
26-27th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. Outside of the
contest, activity will be all CW on the HF bands only. QSL via
24/11 – 28/11 ST. MAARTEN; PJ7I NA-105
by K1GI. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using a FT-450 w/500w
amplifier into a Hexagonal beam (20-10m) and a Quarter Lambda
vertical (80/40m) antenna. QSL via JG2BRI. The PJ7I Web page is
available at http://www.qsl.net/pj7i/
24/11 – 5/12 NICARAGUA; YN2CC
by AJ9C. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
He also plans to be in the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 26-27th).
QSL via homecall and LoTW. Also, look for him to be in the ARRL
24/11 – 13/12 CURACAO; PJ2/PAØVDV SA-099
He will operate CW only on 80-10 metres, and will *not*
participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest (look for him on 30, 17 and
12 metres during that weekend). QSL via home call, direct or
25/11 – 3/12 ANGUILLA; VP2ERA NA-022
by VE3IKV/VA3RA. His activity will include an entry in the CQWW DX
CW Contest (November 26-27th). Look for him on 40-10 meters during
the contest, and on the 17m and 12m bands (plus 10m and 6m)
outside of the contest. QSL via VE3IKV.
2/12 – 8/12 VIETNAM; XV2LC
by VK6LC on a "DX Vacation". Activity will be on 20/17/12 meters
using CW and SSB. QSL via his home callsign, only direct. He does
NOT use the QSL Bureau.
2/12 – 16/1 NAMIBIA; V5/homecall
by a German team of operators, DJ2HD, DH3WO, DK1CE and DJ2BQ.
Their tentative schedule is as follows:
V5/DJ2BQ - Decemeber 2nd-January 16th (2012)
V5/DJ2HD - December 26th-Janusry 16th (2012)
V5/DH3WO - December 26th-January 5th (2012)
V5/DK1CE - December 26th-January 5th (2012)
Activity will be on all bands 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY. DJ2HD states that he will focus on 160/80/40m and on RTTY on
each band as well. QSL via the operator's home callsign, except
QSL both V5/DH3WO and V5/DK1CE via DH3WO.
4/12 – 11/12 SENEGAL; 6W/AA1A
will be active on 80-10 metres. QSL via home call, direct or
4/12 – 12/12 ST. LUCIA; J6
By the "Buddies in the Caribbean" DXpedition group which
specializes in 100 watt or less low power radios and the Buddipole
portable antenna systems. The eight operators mentioned are W3FF,
N7UN, WD9CMD, N7BF, WF2S, K9CJM, AA4OC and WU1B. There will be 3
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 St. Lucia beaches or scenic mountain
tops. The group will participate in the ARRL 10m Contest
(callsign: J68UN) between December 10-11th. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, or
mail to the operator's home callsign (SASE required). For more
details, see the following Web site at
8/12 – 13/12 ETHIOPIA; ET3AA and ET3SID
by K1LZ (as ET3AA on 80/40 meters), K3LP (as ET3AA on 160/30
meters during the evening to early morning), K3VN and N6PSE (as
ET3SID during the day and early morning hours on all the other
bands using SSB). The goals of their trip is to install antennas
at the Addis Ababa University, administer VE Ham Radio
Examinations and the creation of the "University of Addis Ababa -
Technology Incubation Program (TIP)". For the complete details,
9/12 – 11/12 ANTIGUA & BARBUDA; V25R
from Antigua by K6IF. Activity will be mainly SSB for the ARRL 10
Meter Contest. He tells OPDX that outside of the contest activity
will be limited on 40 and 20 meters after 10 meters closes at
night. QSL via K6IF.
16/12 – 27/12 BELIZE; V31NB
by 5B4AIF. He hopes to operate on as many bands as possible, but
SSB only. QSL via EB7DX. He will upload his log as many times as
he can, but does not know how good the InterNet will be so please
be patient. Log will be available at
19/12 – 4/1 TOGO; 5V7MA
by F4FOO. He will operate SSB on 20-10 metres during his spare
time. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.
21/12 – 13/1 NAMIBIA; V5/DL1ZU
QSL is "OK" via his home callsign by the Bureau.
28/12 – 4/1 BURUNDI; 9U3TMM
by IV3TMM from Bujumbura (WW Loc. KI46QP). Activity will be on the
HF bands using SSB and RTTY. PLEASE NOTE: All QSL cards will be
sent through the Italian Bureau. More details are forthcoming.
28/12 – 6/1 SABLE I:; CYØ
WA4DAN, AA4VK and N1SNB are planning a DXpedition to Sable Island.
The dates may shift a day or so due to weather and flight
conditions. Operation will be on 160-10 meters using CW and SSB.
Special emphasis will be made for 10 meters. They hope to be able
to have two stations simultaneously operating on 10 meters at peak
times. Updated information will be available on their Web site at
30/12 – 8/1 PALAU; T88OW
by RA0FF. Activity should be on all bands using CW and SSB. QSL
via his home callsign.
31/12 – 13/2 WEST MALAYSIA; 9M2MRS AS-015
from Penang Island by PA0RRS. He will operate exclusively CW, PSK
and RTTY. QSL via home call, direct or bureau, as well as LoTW and
2/1 – 7/1 FRENCH GUIANA; TO5G SA-020
from Royale Island, Salut Islands, by F4ACR, F4CRE, F4DNU, F5OQK,
F6AIM and FY5LH. QSL via F5KDR, direct or by the Bureau. More
details will be forthcoming.
4/1 – 10/1 ALASKA; KL7RRC NA-240 NEW IOTA!
from the last new IOTA in Alaska in the Bethel County IOTA Group
by N3QQ, NL8F, RW3RN and UA9OBA. QSL via UA9OBA (Europe/Russia)
and N7RO. For more details and updates, see http://www.na-234.com/
8/1 – 22/1 BONAIRE; PJ4B SA-006
by PA8A. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via
PA8A direct only (w/2 USDS and SAE).
12/1 – 22/1 CAMBODIA; XU
by JA3AVO, JA1CJA, JA3BZO, JA3HJI, JA3UJR and JA3ARJ. More details
will be forthcoming.
12/1 – 23/1 BONAIRE; PJ4C SA-006
by some members of the Provins ARC F6KOP team announce that the
team will activate Bonaire. Operations will be on CW, SSB and
RTTY, with at least 6 stations, 24 operators, and on the air 24
hours a day. The team members are experienced operators and
include F4AJQ (team leader), PJ4NX, K4SV, I2VGW, N2WB, DJ7JC,
DJ9RR, OE3GCU, OE3JAG, ON7RN, F1HRE, F1NGP, F4DLM, F5EOT, F5VHQ,
F6BIV, F6ENO, F6JMT, F8BJI, F9IE, PA0R, OZ1IKY, F2VX, F5QF and
F8ATS. More details and updates can be found at
20/1 – 29/1 PITCAIRN I; VP6T OC-044
by F6BEE, G3TXF, VE2TZT, FM5CD and F4BKV. Plans are to have three
stations active round-the-clock on 160-10 metres CW, SSB and RTTY.
Pitcairn has not seen any large-scale amateur DXpedition operation
for the past decade, and VP6T has a target of more than 50,000
QSOs. Efforts will be made to give this extremely rare Entity
on as many bands as possible, but especially on the low bands. QSL
via G3TXF, direct or bureau, and LoTW. QSLling instructions and
further information can be found at http://www.vp6t.org/
20/1 – 3/2 SENEGAL; 6W7SK
by F6BLP. Activity will be holiday style using IC-7000 into G5RV
antenna operating mainly CW. QSL via F6BLP, direct or by the
Bureau. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. For more details,
logs and pictures of his last operation, visit:
25/1 – 23/2 WALLIS & FUTUNA; FWØR OC-054
from Uvea Island by HA0NAR and two other operators. They plan to
have two stations on the air with amps operating on 160-6 meters
using CW, SSB and RTTY. Focus will be on the lower bands,
especially 160/80/40/30 meters using Spider (18m) verticals. A
week long side trip will be also organized to Futuna Island (OC-
118) for the IOTA hunters in early February. The team also plans
to take part in the ARRL DX CW Contest (February 18-19th). For
more info/updates and an online logsearch, see the Web page at:
January - February MALPELO I.; HKØNA
The team will depart from Buenaventura, Colombia on January 22,
2012, for the 235 mile trip to Malpelo. Depending on sea and
landing conditions, they expect to be QRV within 36 hours after
landing for about 10-12 days. The team will return to Buenaventura
on Feb. 6, 2012. Operations are planned on 160 through 6 meters on
CW, SSB and Digital modes. The team consists of HK1R (Team
Leader), HK1MW, HK1N, HK1T, HK1X, HK3JJH, DJ9ZB, K4UEE, K5YY,
LU9ESD, OH0XX, VE7CT, W6IZT, WB9Z and YV5SSB/6. For more details
and updates, visit the HK0NA Web pages at
3/2 – 6/2 BRAZIL; PS5F SA-088
from Santana de Fora Island by PP5BK, PP5BZ, PP5VK, PP5ZB, PU5ATX
and PY3OZ. Activity will be on 40-6 meters using mainly CW and
SSB. QSL via PP5BZ.
3/2 - 17/2 NIUE; ZK2C OC-040
by DF1AL, DJ9HX, DJ9RR, DK1AX, DK1MA, DL2HWA, DL7JAN, DL7VEE and
DM2AYO. They will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 160-6 metres with
three stations. QSL via DL7JAN, direct or bureau. Further
information, including suggested frequencies, log search and the
OQRS for both direct and bureau cards, can be found at
7/2 – 20/2 TEMOTU PROVINCE; H4ØFK (PSK/RTTY) and H4ØFN (CW) OC-100
from Nendo Island by DG1FK and DK9FN. Operations will probably be
on 160-6 meters depending on the band conditions. QSL H40FN via
HA8DD, and H40FK via DG1FK.
8/2 – 28/3 ST. KITTS & NEVIS; V47JA NA-104
from the Calypso Bay, St. Kitts by W5JON. Activity will be on 80-6
meters (including 60m) using a Kenwood TS-590S, Yaesu FT-857D, and
SB200 Amplifier. Antennas include: a 80-10m Multi-band Dipole, and
metal roof mounted S9, 18' and 31' Verticals and 3 element Yagi
for 6m. His operations will include the ARRL International DX SSB
Contest (March 3-4th), and CQ WPX SSB Contest (March 24-25th) as a
Single-Op/All-Band entries. XYL Cathy (W5HAM) will occasionally
operate as V47HAM. ALL QSLs go to W5JON. Also LoTW.
16/2 – 26/2 BELIZE; V31RR
by AA4NC (W4MR). Activity will be on CW, SSB, RTTY, and the
30/17/12 bands. His activity will include the ARRL DX CW Contest
(February 18-19th). QSL via AI4U.
25/2 – 6/3 SENEGAL; 6V7T
by F5RAV. Activity will probably be on SSB and PSK31, and on 160-
10 meters (including 17 and 12m with a dipole only). He will also
be in the French REF SSB Contest (February 25-26th) and the ARRL
DX SSB Contest (March 3-4th). QSL only direct to his home
callsign. See details on QRZ.com. He will also try to be active as
C56/F5RAV (or possibly another callsign) from Banjul, The Gambia
(C56), between the two weekends (February 27th, and March 3rd,
2012) with some other operators from Europe.
7/3 – 24/3 TONGA; A35YZ
by DK1BT, DK7LX, DL4WK, DL7KL, DL7DF, DL7UFN, DL7UFR, SP3CYY and
SP3DOI. Activity will be active on 160-6 meters using several
station operating on CW, SSB with one station exclusively
dedicated to RTTY, PSK31 and SSTV. QSL via DL7DF, direct or by the
8/3 – 15/3 BERMUDA; VP9/G3PJT
Activity will include the RSGB Commonwealth Contest 2012. QSL via
his home callsign. For more details, see http://www.beru.org.uk/
12/3 – 30/3 CURACAO; PJ2/DK5ON SA-099
Activity will be on 40-6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL
via his home callsign.
16/3 – 23/3 SAO TOME & PRINCIPE; S92DX, S9CW and S9SX AF-023
from Ilheu das Rolas by K0KKO and K0GUV. Activity will be on the
HF bands and 6 meters. They plan to have two 6 meter stations on
the air (50.105/SSB and 50.105.7/CW). They also plan to use EME.
No other details were provided. For updates, watch:
21/3 – 6/4 MAYOTTE; FH/DL7BC AF-027
His activity will include an entry in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest,
possibly using a TO callsign. QSL via the info on QRZ.com or Web
site at http://www.qslnet.de/member/dl7bc/index.htm
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
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 2011- November 11