Het DX-nieuws van week 12- 2020. Ook nu weer verzameld door Henk - PD3H.
 

DXcalender 2020Mar

*** D X N E W S by PD3H ***
Sources:
*** 425DXNews, DX-World ****
*** OPDX, OKDXA, Twitter ***

CP - After their XR8RRC IOTA operation, Vasily R7AL, Vlad RK8A, Leo RW9JZ will be joined by Al, RZ3K and be active as CP6/home call from near Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia between 24 March and 6 April. They will operate CW, SSB and FT8 (Fox & Hound mode) on 160-10 metres, with a focus on the low bands. QSLs via Club Log's OQRS (preferred); those who do not use Club Log should go direct and mail their request to EU7A (maildrop: Andrey N. Teterukov, P.O. Box 13, 212030 Mogilev-30, Belarus). More information can be found on https://rv6ali.wixsite.com/bolivia2020.

EA - For the seventh year in a row, the Mike Delta Victor DX Group (EA3RKM) will be active as EH3DWN on 14-21 March to mark World Down Syndrome Day (21 March). QSL via LoTW and eQSL only. More information cen be found on http://eh3dwn.mikedeltavictor.com/.

GD - Billy GM6DX, Iain GM5YTT and Stevie GM2TT will be active as GD6DX (QSL via M0OXO and LoTW), GD5YTT (QSL via LoTW) and GD2TT (QSL via LoTW) from the Isle of Man (EU-116) on 27-30 March. They will operate SSB, CW and FT8, and will participate in the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest as GT0SP (QSL via LoTW.)

HC - Uwe, DL8UD will be active from Ecuador (HC5 callsign TBA) from 19 March to 1 April. He will operate CW, SSB and FT8 on the HF bands and 6 metres, and will participate in the Russian DX and CQ WW WPX SSB contests. QSL via DL8UD, direct or bureau.

V2 - Fred, ND4DX will be active holiday style as V26FK from Antigua (NA-100) on 14-20 March. He will operate SSB and some CW on 40-10 metres. QSL via home call and LoTW.

VP2V - Adrian KO8SCA, Martti OH2BH, Niko OH2GEK and Sandro VE7NY have been active as VP2VB with two stations from Anegada, British Virgin Islands (NA-023) since 11 March. QSL via OH2BH. This 6-day operation pays homage to "those early years of DXing that should not be forgotten": VP2VB was the callsign of the legendary Danny Weil(1918-2003), who during the period 1955-1962 operated from several locations in the Caribeean and the Pacific while sailing one of the three yachts named "Yasme". His activities provided the reason to create the Yasme Foundation.

VP2V - Look for VP2V/KB9DPF and VP2V/K0NR to be active holiday style from Tortola, British Virgin Islands (NA-023) on 16-24 March. They will operate SSB, FT4 and FT8 on 40, 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 metres. QSL via LoTW (preferred), or via home calls.

XE - Celebrating the spring equinox, which was important in Mayan culture, special callsign 6E3MAYA will be QRV on 19-23 March from various archaeological sites in the Mexican states of Tabasco, Yucatan, Campeche and Quintana Roo. QSL via the bureau.

XW - Bruce, 3W3B will be active again as XW4XR from Laos between 30 March and 12 April, "plus or minus a day or two". He will operate CW, FT8 and FT4 on 60-6 metres, with a focus on 60, 40 and 30m. QSL via LoTW (preferred) or via E21EIC.

YJ - Chris, VK2YUS will be active again as YJ0CA from Efate (OC-035), Vanuatu from 22 March to 1 April, CQ WW WPX SSB Contest included. He will be QRV mostly on 40, 20, 15 and possibly 10 metres. QSL direct to VK2YUS.

Z6 - TA7AZC, Z63CAB and other young operators from Turkey and Kosovo will be active as Z66Y on 27-30 March, including and entry in the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest. QSL via LoTW, or via Z62FB.

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9K2F: CANCELLED ---> The 11-15 March IOTA DXpedition to Faylakah Island (AS-118) has been cancelled.

DU2/SP5APW: CANCELLED ---> Jacek, SP5APW has decided to cancel his trip to the Philippines as "the global situation regarding coronavirus is getting worse and worse". He expected to be active from Calayan Island (OC-092) on 17-25 April

IDXC 2020: CANCELLED ---> The 71st Annual International DX Convention, which was to be held on 24-26 April in Visalia (CA), has been cancelled owing to health and safety issues arising from the coronavirus pandemic.
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REBEL DX GROUP'S PLANS ---> According to the calendar published on their website (https://rebeldxgroup.com/), the Rebel DX Group's plans are to be QRV as 3D2DOM from IOTA Groups OC-156 and OC-121 in April, as T33T from Banaba Island in May and as T22T from Tuvalu in June. As for 3Y0I, their second attempt at operating from Bouvet Island "will take place by end of 2020".
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RI0B ---> The first three operators (RT9K, UA9KDF and UA9LDD) have been at the Sopochnaya Karga weather station since 9 March, waiting for a fierce snow storm to subside and the remaining team members (UA0BA and RW0BG) to arrive. When they depart Sopochnaya Karga, there will be still a long way to go before they reach Rastorguyev Island (AS-068).

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SABLE ISLAND 2020 ---> The Sable Island DXpedition team invites you to visit their website and participate in the band/mode survey to assist in their planning and operations: http://cy0dxpedition.net/survey-requested.html.
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VP8PJ ---> According to the latest log update, the DXpedition to the South Orkenys made 83,778 QSOs with 20,595 unique callsigns from Europe (52.67%), North America (34.78%), Asia (6.44%) and the rest of the world (6.11%). The most productive bands were 20m (19,091 QSOs), 17m (16,879 QSOs), 30m (14,762 QSOs) and 40m (14,520 QSOs); the most productive mode was CW (47.93%), followed by FT8 (32.40%), SSB (16.77%) and RTTY (2.91%). The OQRS is now up and running on https://www.m0urx.com/oqrs/logsearch.php?dxcallsign=VP8PJ. Please note that log check requests for Busted Calls, Not in Log and/or Missing Calls must be processed through the "Not in Log?" form on the OQRS. Email messages will go unanswered.

 

******* QSL ROUTES *******

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CALL MANAGER CALL MANAGER CALL MANAGER
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3B8BAL EA5GL GS5DX EB7DX OM2Y OM2IB
3B8CW N4GNR H33K HP1DAV P29VK EA5GL
3B8XF G3TXF HC0E HC1QRC P29ZL W1YRC
3Z50DVP SP6DVP HC0T RC5A P40A WD9DZV
4D3X W3HNK HC2AO RC5A PA75J PA7J
4L8A M0OXO HC5DX W3HNK PA75PKZ PA2PKZ
4U1A UA3DX HF50FIY SP4FIY PA800D PI4DEC
4U1UN HB9BOU HG7T HA7TM PC20MC PA0FAW
7X3WPL 7X3DL HI3LT W2CCW PE75OUW PE1OUW
8P1W KU9C HK3C M0URX PI75VAD PI4VAD
8P2K KU9C HK4GOO EA5GL PJ2T W3HNK
8P6DR G3RWL HK4GSO EB7DX PJ4DX M0URX
8P9QC VA2MVR HL2/F4IDF F4FRG PJ7AA AA9A
8S0C SM0MPV HQ9X KQ1F PT5J PP5JR
9A0BB 9A3JB HS0ZME SM6NT PX2A PY2VM
9A5AAX DJ4MX HZ1SK IZ8CLM RG61PP RZ3LC
9A5PC NF4A HZ1TT A61BK S79VU EA5GL
9G1AA PA3ERA II0IDP IM0SDX SN25EBM SQ5EBM
9G5XA G3SWH II0MPO 9A8SST SN3A SP3GEM
9J2BO G3TEV II4MCY IQ4FE SN750MY SP1PMY
9J2LA M0OXO II5IDK IQ5LI SN7Q SP7GIQ
9N7NQ JA7NQQ II8ICN 9A5URI SO9I SQ9ORQ
9V1VV EA5GL II9IGB 9A5URI SP4WOJTEK SQ4AVD
9X2AW M0OXO IO3RT IQ3BM SP50ENV DL1EKO
A35JP JA0RQV IO5O IK5RLP SP8R SP8PCF
A44A A47RS IR1G IZ1LBG T32AZ KH6QJ
A61Q EA7FTR IR2Q IK2PFL TI4VAA RW6HS
A91GP A92AA IR4M I4IFL TI7W W4FS
C37N C37URA J68HZ K9HZ TM29X F5MUX
C5SP SP3PS J68SS NY3B TM3R F5UTN
C6ATF K4OV J73CC EA5GL TM9R F6KNB
C91CCY K3IRV JY5HX E73Y TO0A IZ1MHY
CB8E CE8EIO KH2L W3HNK TO5A F5VHJ
CE1TT N2OO KH6LC WA6WPG TO7DL DL7DF
CE3CT EA5KB KL7RA N4GNR TT8SN DL9USA
CF3A VE3AT KP2M NZ4DX TX8A JA1GZV
CM3EFM RW6HS KP4RV EA5GL TZ4AM W0SA
CN8SG EA7FTR L55D LU5DF V26M W3HNK
CO6HZ EA5ZD LN8W LA9VDA V4/K0BBC M0OXO
CO8ZZ DK1WI LO7H LU7HW V4/W6PNG M0OXO
CQ8M EA5GL LR3D LU3DRP V47P M0OXO
CR6T CT1ESV LT3H LU3HY V55A M0OXO
CS5CT CT1REP LU8YE IK2DUW VP2ETE W3HNK
CT8/S51TA S58N LX20I LX2A VP2MMF KU9C
CV7S CX7SS LX7I LX2A VP2VB OH2BH
D2EB IZ3ETU LY11LY LY2QT VP5M K4QPL
D4F IZ4DPV LY30LY LY5A VY0ERC M0OXO
D4Z IK2NCJ LZ250KD LZ1KCP WP3R W3HNK
DU1KG 9V1KG M6T G4BWP XV9DXB EB7DX
E7DX E77E MH0ESP SP1EG YJ0NC EA5GL
EA8RM EB7DX OD5PY KU9C YJ0RO EA5GL
EG1RVB EA1IQM OD5QB YO3FRI YN3GEA OE3GEA
EG4FTD EA4PN OD5TX W4JS YS1RR W3HNK
EH1PVC EA1JAY OD5VB EA5GL ZA/IW2JOP IW2HAJ
ES5G ES5TV OD5ZZ N4GNR ZF2RJ NF3R
ET3AA N2OO OE25AVD OE6AVD ZF5T K5GO
EX0QR R2DX OE25BKC OE3BKC ZF9CW K5GO
FK8HA K3IRV OE25DMT OE7DMT ZM1A ZL3CW
GB2GP GI4FUM OE25IGP OE2IGP ZS6CCY K3IRV
GB2JCM MM0LGR OH0R OH2PM ZW2T PY2RKG
GJ4MR DL1CC OL725PLZ OK1DRQ ZW5B K3IRV

 

3B9AN David Albert, 13 Chemin de Pey Broustera, 33340 Gaillan en Medoc, France
7X4AN Mohamed Boukhiar, Apartado Postal 30133, 08080 Barcelona, Spain
C5YK Andre Bourbon, Route de Xhoffraix Hockai 30, 4970 Stavelot, Belgium
DL7DF Sigi Presch, Wilhelmsmuehlenweg 123, 12621 Berlin, Germany
ED7O Pedro L. Alvarez, Apartado Postal 306, 23700 Linares (Jaen), Spain
EI7M John Barry, Lackabeha, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork, Ireland
FY5KE Jacques Mazzoni, 678 route de l'Egalite, 74290 Talloires Montmin, France
HB0A Amateurfunk Verein Liechtenstein, P.O. Box 629, 9495 Triesen FL,
Liechtenstein
HG1S MTTOSZ Gyor Varosi Radioklub, Gyor, Nagysandor Jozsef u. 27, 9027,

Hungary
HP1DAV Alvaro Andrade Berroa, Apartado Postal 0860-0522, Panama, Republic of
Panama
HV0A Francesco Valsecchi, Via Bitossi 21, 00136 Roma RM, Italy
II0IDR ARI Frascati, att. Simone Bizzarri, Via Tre Cannelle, 00044 Frascati RM, Italy
II0IGU Gianni Messore, Via Rotabile 64, 04023 Formia LT, Italy
II9IGJ Alberto Mattei, Via Enrico Millo 20, 96010 Augusta SR, Italy
II9P Vincenzo Bongiovanni, Via Asia 19/A, 97100 Ragusa RG, Italy
MI0M Simon Barnes, 191 Marlacoo Road, Portadown, Craigavon, BT62 3TD, United Kingdom
OG66X Jouni Mehtomaa, Kylmalantie 1, FI-92140 Pattijoki, Finland
OY9JD Jon Dam, Undi Kerjum 7, FO-100 Torshavn, Faroe Islands
PY0F Renner Pedroza, Rua Waldemar Nery Carneiro Monteiro 475 Apt 602,
Boa Viagem, Recife - PE, 51030-140, Brazil
TM6M Stephane Van Langhenhoven, 24 bis rue de Anter Hent,
29830 Ploudalmezeau, France
TR8CA Jean Charron, 19 rue Gabriel Moussa, 33320 Eysines, France
V84SHK Tamat Lampoh, P.O. Box 849, MPC Old Airport, Bandar Seri Begawan
BB3577, Brunei Darussalam
XR8RRC Andrey N. Teterukov, P.O. Box 13, 212030 Mogilev-30, Belarus

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