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Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association (CARA) will be operating onboard SULA Lightship (Lightship Therapies) at the Gloucester Tall Ships Festival this weekend (Saturday 25th - Sunday 26th May) using the Callsign GB0TSG: http://www.qrz.com/db/gb0tsg
25 May, 2013
AF-109. Photos and video are now available online for the recent SU8N Nelson's Island and World Lighthouse DXpedition (WLOTA 2694) by the Egyptian Radio Amateurs Society. Visit the ERASD Facebook Page at: https://www.facebook.com/erasdnet/photos_stream
A short video on YouTube can be seen at:
QSL Manager is SM5AQD (see QRZ.com).
EU-047. Oliver, DK7TX, will be active as DK7TX/p from Wangerooge Island between June 5-10th. Activity will be holiday style 20-10
meters. QSL via hishome callsign.
EU-114. Members of the Martello Tower Group will once again be active
as GP0PKT from Herm Island between October 4-9th.
Operators mentioned are Keith G6NHU/KB3WPE, Tony G0MBA, Richard G7HJK, Colin M1EAK, Kevin M0GWE, Yan M0YNK and Chris 2E0DBY.
The plans are to have three stations on the air: 2x TS-590 and 1x
TS-2000. Activity will probably be on 80/40/20/15/10 meters using SSB and RTTY (same as last time). Herm is one of the smallest Channel Islands, and although it's part of the EU-114 IOTA group, it's not activated very often. QSL via G6NHU, direct or by the Bureau.
For updates and details, see:
EU-123. William, GM0OBX, will be active as GM0OBX/P from Inchcolm
Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 27-28th) as a Single-Op/ Unassisted/SSB-Mode/QRP/DXpedition entry. QSL via his home callsign.
NA-029. Operator Ken, K6LA, will once again operate from Prince Edward
Island in eastern Canada using the VY2TT superstation (Grid Square FN76vs, CISA PE-001) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 27-28th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Mixed/24H/High-Power entry. QSL by the Bureau.
NA-064. Jeff, KL2HD, will be active as KL7NWR on Attu Island, Aleutian
Islands, Alaska, between June 2-5th. Actual dates depend on ship schedule and weather. This is a relatively rare IOTA that many would like to contact. Look for KL7NWR on 20, 17, and 15 meters as propagation allows. Details on QRZ.com under KL7NWR.
Spotting assistance appreciated.
Compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
May 23, 2013
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
HA0HW, K1SFA, NC1L, The Weekly 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.
AZERBAIJAN, 4K. Alim, 4K6FO plans to be active in the CQ WW WPX CW
contest. QSL via operator's instructions.
GEORGIA, 4L. Vaho, 4L8A will be a Single Op/Single Band on 20 meter
entry in the CQ WW WPX CW contest. QSL via operator's instructions.
CYPRUS, 5B. A group of operators will be QRV as P3N as a
Multi/Single entry in the CQ WW WPX CW contest. QSL via RW3RN.
MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3. Operators DL8LAS, DL9EE and DK9IP are QRV as
CT9/homecalls. They will be active as CR3L in the CQ WW WPX CW
contest. QSL CR3L via DJ6QT and all others to home calls.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Luis, EA8AY will be QRV as EE8X from Tenerife,
IOTA AF-004, in the CQ WW WPX CW contest. QSL direct via W2GR.
FRANCE, F. Special event station TM100USA will be QRV from the
Montfaucon American Monument on May 25 and 26 as a special tribute
to the American troops who served here during the first World War.
Activity will be on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB and
various digital modes. QSL via F6KUP.
JERSEY, GJ. Kazu, M0CFW is QRV as MJ0CFW from St. Brelade until May
27. He will be active as MJ5Z in the CQ WW WPX CW contest. QSL
both calls direct to home call.
SVALBARD, JW. Operator DK8FD is QRV as JW/DK8FD until May 27. This
includes an entry in the CQ WW WPX CW contest. QSL to home call.
LUXEMBOURG, LX. Look for LX7I to be a Multi/Two entry in the CQ WW
WPX CW contest. QSL via LX2A.
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Tomi will be QRV as OH0Z from Fasta Aland, IOTA
EU-002, in the CQ WW WPX CW contest. QSL via W0MM.
CZECH REPUBLIC, OL. Special event station OL2013DIG is QRV until
June 6 during the international DIG-meeting. QSL via OK1AR.
GREENLAND, OX. Henning, OZ1BII is QRV as XP2I from Kangerlussuaq
until May 27. Activity is on the HF bands using only CW. This
includes an entry in the CQ WW WPX CW contest. QSL to home call.
SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5. A group of operators are QRV as PJ6A from
Saba, IOTA NA-145, until May 27. This includes an entry in the CQ
WW WPX CW contest. QSL via N4NX.
GREECE, SV. Laci, HA0HW is QRV as SW8WW from Thassos Island, IOTA
EU-174, until June 5. Activity is on all HF bands and 6 meters
using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes an entry in the CQ WW WPX CW
contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL to home call.
TURKEY, TA. Special event station TC1919ATA is QRV in commemoration
of the landing of Kemal Atatuerk in Samsun in 1919. QSL via TA6P.
CANADA, VE. Ron, VA3RVK is QRV as XL3T until June 23 to commemorate
the Canadian Arctic Expedition that took place from 1913 to 1916.
This includes an entry in the CQ WW WPX CW contest. QSL via VE3AT.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Special event station VI103WIA is QRV until May 27
from Freemantle, Western Australia during the Wireless Institute of
Australia AGM and National Conference. QSL via bureau.
VANUATU, YJ. Bill, K2PO is QRV as YJ0PO from Efate Island, IOTA
OC-035. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters. This includes an entry in
the CQ WW WPX CW contest. QSL to home call.
NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Holger, ZL3IO will be QRV from Hawke's Bay on the
North Island, IOTA OC-036, as a Single Op/All Band entry in the CQ
WW WPX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.
PRINCE EDWARD AND MARION ISLANDS, ZS8. David, ZS8Z has been QRV on
20 meters using SSB around 1340 to 1500z and 10 meters around 1230z.
QSL via ZS1HF.
OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit: North Cook Island, E51WL.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO:
The CQ World Wide WPX CW Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint,
NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
Portuguese Navy Day Digital Contest,
QRP ARCI Hootowl CW Sprint
SARL Digital Contest
The MI QRP Memorial Day CW Sprint is scheduled for May 27 and 28
All dates, unless otherwise stated, are UTC. See the ARRL Contest Branch page:http://www.arrl.org/contests ,
The ARRL Contest Update: http://www.arrl.org/The-ARRL-Contest-Update ,
and the WA7BNM Contest Calendar: http://www.hornucopia.com/contestcal/index.html ,
for more information. Looking for a Special Event station be sure to check out the
ARRL Special Event Stations Web page: http://www.arrl.org/special-event-stations
With N3FJP's announcement of Field Day Contest Log 4.0 ( http://www.n3fjp.com/fieldday.html ) and his newly archived versions, all of the major contest logging software is up to speed, section-wise. Now we need to let our clubs, teams, and friends know that "VE3" has become "GTA, ONE, ONN, and ONS"! Please relay this information to your club's Field Day committee and to other clubs and emcomm teams in the area, even if you're not a member - they will appreciate the reminder or, perhaps, being alerted to the change!