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Summerside Amateur Radio Club

Sat Aug 29, 2015

DKARS Magazine September 2015....

DKARS Magazine September 2015 is now ready for download

The DKARS (Dutch Kingdom Amateur Radio Society) issues its own free PDF Magazine once every month.

It contains articles written in English and Dutch.

In case you would like to receive the free magazine, please register via: and you will automatically receive the magazine via an email with a download link.

This month on 58 pages with interesting articles.

Downloading can be done direct from this link:

And browsing online is also possible at:

Or go to:

73 - Peter PJ4NX
Secretary of the DKARS

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Fri Aug 28, 2015

TX Factor GB2RS National News Podcast....

Just a reminder! TX Factor has now been podcasting the weekly GB2RS National News from the RSGB for nearly 18 months now.

Need to catch up with all the latest developments and news in amateur radio?

Make sure you subscribe by visiting: or, via iTunes by searching the iTunes Podcast section for TX Talk.

News broadcasts are made available every Saturday and the TX Factor website also holds an archive of previous podcasts should you wish to recap on a previous weeks news!

GB2RS News for 30 August 2015 is read by Bob McCreadie, G0FGX

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Thu Aug 27, 2015

This Week On The Air....

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest
Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.

ALGERIA, 7X. Members of the newly formed Algerian Amateur Radio
Union will be QRV as 7U0ARU during the month of September to
celebrate the creation of their organization. Activity will be on
the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via

GHANA, 9G. Piotr, SP3UQE is QRV as 9G5SP during the month of
September. Activity will be mostly on 20 meters using SSB and RTTY.
QSL to home call.

ZAMBIA, 9J. Peter, 9J2HN is QRV as 9J2JOCV until the end of 2015 to
to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Japan Overseas Cooperation
Volunteers. QSL direct via JL1IHE.

BHUTAN, A5. Ryo, JH7EQW is QRV as A52EQW/m until September 5.
Activity is on 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL via
operator's instructions.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3. Klaus, DK1AX is QRV as CT9/DK1AX from Ponta
Delgada, IOTA AF-014, until September 10. Activity is holiday style
on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

SPAIN, EA. Special event stations EH3VCE, EH4VCE and EH5VCE are QRV
until September 13 during this year's bicycle race Vuelta a Espana.
QSL all via EA5HJY.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Akira, JH0CKF will be QRV as AF1Y/KH0 from
Saipan, IOTA OC-086, during the month of September. QSL to home

BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik will
be QRV with special call LZ129WNLS during September to honor
Bulgarian Saints. QSL via bureau.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Stefan, DL3SEM is QRV until September 6.
Activity is on the HF bands generally during his morning and
afternoon hours. QSL via operator's instructions.

ARUBA, P4. Rick, AI5P will be QRV as P4/AI5P from August 31 to
September 8. QSL to home call.

August 31. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters,
using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home call.

GREECE, SV. Max, IZ4JMA will be QRV as SV8/IZ4JMA from Elafonisos
Island, IOTA EU-113, from September 1 to 11. Activity will be
holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital
modes. QSL via operator's instructions.

PALAU, T8. Naoki, JS3LSQ is QRV as T88WJ until September 3.
Activity is on the HF bands using mostly RTTY. QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA. A group of operators are QRV as TC30AZB until September
4 to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar during the Turkish war of
Independence. Activity is on the HF bands using all modes. QSL via
operators' instructions.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R920RZ is QRV until
September 15 to celebrate the 920th anniversary of the city of
Ryazan. Activity is on all HF bands and modes. QSL via RY2S.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. A group of operators will be QRV as RI0F from
Moneron Island, IOTA AS-149, in the Sakhalin Region from September 2
to 10. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using primarily CW. QSL
via UA0LCZ.

ANTARCTICA. Doug, VK0DMV will be QRV as VI0ANZAC from Casey Station
in the Australian Antarctic Territory from August 29 and 30 marking
the 100th anniversary of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
ANZAC battle at Gallopili, Turkey in Word War I. QSL via eQSL.

from September 3 to 8 while on holiday. Activity will be on the HF
bands using CW and SSB. He plans to be active as VP5/KO8SCA in the
upcoming All Asia SSB DX contest. QSL direct to home call.


The North American SSB Sprint Contest,
QRP CW Fox Hunt,
NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
Feld Hell Sprint,
ALARA Contest,
SCC RTTY Championship,
YO DX HF Contest,
W/VE Islands QSO Party,
SARL HF CW Contest
Kansas QSO Party are

The Phone Fray, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test
are all scheduled for September 2.

All dates, unless otherwise stated, are UTC.
See the ARRL Contest Branch page:
The ARRL Contest Update:
and the WA7BNM Contest Calendar:
for more information. Looking for a Special Event station be sure to check out the ARRL Special Event Stations Web page:

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Wed Aug 26, 2015

IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club....

26 August, 2015

Island activities:

CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz

AF-014; CT3, Madeira Archipelago: Klaus, DK1AX, plans to work
holiday-style from Madeira between August 27 and September 10 as
CT9/DK1AX. QSL via h/c (d/B).

AS-203; R0X, Shelikhova Bay Group: A team consisting of Igor/UA9KDF, Valery/ UA0ZC, Victor/RW0BG, Andy/UA0BA, Vlad/ RA9LR, Vladimir/ RA0ZJ, Sergey/UA0ZFW, and Artemiy/UA9KAM are on their way to activate Dobrzhanskogo Island (RR-13-18, RDA KT-13, WW Loc. RP12ri). The group has reached Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and now waits for the ship to take them to the island, a trip of about 1500km. They hope to get on the air during the beginning of September as RT9K/0, running 3 high-power stations on 40-10m on CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via RX9KM, OQRS via ClubLog.

EU-021; TF, Iceland: K2HVN returns to Iceland and works as TF/K2HVN
between Aug. 31 and Sept. 7. QRV holiday-style on 30-10m on CW
(10115, 14040, 18065), and SSB (14260 and 18128). QSL via K2HVN
(d/B), no LotW or eQSL.

EU-115; EI/GI/MI, Ireland: Mario, DL1ATZ, works as EI/DL1ATZ from
Kilkeaveragh (WAI V395, WW Loc. IO41uv) between August 29 and Sept.
5. QSL via homecall (d/B).

EU-125; OZ, Jylland West group: Marcel, PG8M, is currently active
holiday-style as OZ/PG8M from Roemoe (OZFF-004) until Aug. 31. QSL
via PG8M (d/B).

NA-006; VE8/VY0, Nunavut (Victoria Island) group: Gil, VE4GIL, will
be active for a few days between Aug. 30 and Sept. 7 from Cambridge
Bay signing VE4GIL/VY0. QRV on 160-6m on SSB. QSL via VE4GIL (d).

OC-009; T8, Palau Islands: Naoki, JS3LSQ, works as T88WJ from Palau
from the 28th until Sept. 3. QRV on HF, mostly on RTTY. QSL via
JS3LSQ (d/B).

SA-003; PY0F, Fernando de Noronha Archipelago: Leo, PP1CZ, will be
active as PY0F/PP1CZ from the 26th to 31st. QRV on 80-10m, maybe
also 6m, on CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via PP1CZ (d), ClubLog OQRS.

SA-036; P4, Aruba Island: Rick, AI5P, finishes his Carribean tour
with a visit to Aruba. He gets on the air as P4/AI5P from the 31st
until Sept. 8. QSL via AI5P (d/B).

SA-055; LU, Buenos Aires (Delta del Parana) Province group:
The planned LU4AA/D expedition (see DXNL 1949) had to be cancelled due to bad weather. The group will try again from October 1 to 4.
QSL via LU4AA (d/B).

Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

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