The Ohio/Penn Dx PacketCluster
DX Bulletin No. 881
October 27, 2008
Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
Provided by BARF80.ORG (Cleveland, Ohio)
Thanks to the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, Northern Ohio DX Association, Ohio/Penn PacketCluster Network, AB5K & the AR TelNet Clusters Network, K1XN & GoList, NC1L, NJ1Q, K3GV, NG3K, N4AA & QRZ DX, N4GN, K8YSE, K9NW, DX-IS News Site, Pete's-DX-Newsdesk, A35RK, CP1FF, DK8JB, DL5YWM, DL6KAC, DL7MAE & The DX News Letter, F5NQL & UFT, G4JTC, HA0HW, I1JQJ/IK1ADH & 425 DX News, IZ8CCW, JA1ELY, JI6KVR & IOTA-JA News, OH2BH, OH2UA, OH2YY, RSGB IOTA Web Site, SP5UAF, VA3RJ & ICPO, VK4FW and ZS6AVM for the following DX information.
EDITOR'S SPECIAL NOTES (by Tedd, KB8NW)
This week's bulletin was sent out earlier than normal to accommodate the late CQWW DX SSB Contest announcements. Also, we wanted to provide the readers with a consolidated listing of the CQWW DX SSB Contest participants.
DXCC COUNTRY/ENTITY REPORT
According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 17th/October, through Friday, 24th/October there were 230 countries active. Countries available: 3A, 3B8, 3D2, 3DA, 3V, 3W, 4J, 4L, 4O, 4S, 4X, 5B, 5H, 5N, 5R, 5T, 5U, 5V, 5Z, 6W, 6Y, 7Q, 7X, 8P, 8Q, 9A, 9G, 9H, 9J, 9K, 9L, 9M2, 9M6, 9N, 9Q, 9V, 9X, 9Y, A4, A6, A7, A9, AP, BV, BY, C3, C5, C6, C9, CE, CE0Y, CE9, CM, CN, CP, CT, CT3, CU, CX, D2, D4, DL, DU, E5/s, E7, EA, EA6, EA8, EA9, EI, EK, EL, EP, ER, ES, ET, EU, EX, EY, EZ, F, FG, FH, FJ, FK, FM, FO, FR, FS, FY, G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GU, GW, H40, HA, HB, HB0, HC, HC8, HI, HK, HL, HP, HR, HS, HZ, I, IS, J2, J3, J6, J8, JA, JD/m, JD/o, JT, JY, K, KG4, KH0, KH2, KH4, KH6, KH8, KL, KP2, KP4, LA, LU, LX, LY, LZ, OA, OD, OE, OH, OH0, OJ0, OK, OM, ON, OX, OY, OZ, P2, P4, PA, PJ2, PJ7, PY, PZ, S2, S5, S7, SM, SP, ST, SU, SV, SV9, T2, T32, T33, T7, T8, TA, TF, TG, TI, TJ, TK, TN, TR, TT, TU, TY, TZ, UA, UA2, UA9, UK, UN, UR, V2, V3, V4, V5, V7, V8, VE, VK, VK9N, VK9W, VP2E, VP2V, VP5, VP6, VP8, VP8/o, VP9, VR, VU, VU4, VU7, XE, XU, XW, YA, YB, YI, YL, YN, YO, YS, YU, YV, Z2, Z3, ZA, ZB, ZC4, ZD7, ZF, ZL, ZP, ZS
PLEASE NOTE: The report "could" contain "Pirate/SLIM" operations or more likely a "BUSTED CALLSIGN". As always, you never know - "Work First Worry Later" (WFWL).
Jacques, F1BCS, will be active as 3B8/F1BCS between October 28th and November 9th. Activity will be on 40-15 meters, including 30/17/12 meters, on SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL per operator's instructions.
3DA, SWAZILAND (A "Flex-Pedition")
Dave, ZS6AVM, will be active as 3DA0VM during the month of November. Activity will be on 40-10 meters. He will be using a Flex-5000A Software Defined Radio (Flex Radio Systems) and will be operating from Hawane Resort in Swaziland. Arrangements were made by African DX Safaris. Antennas and Tower were supplied by African DX Safaris.
Operators YT1AD, YU1DW, YU1KX, YT3WW, RA1AIP and RA9USA will be active from the club station 3V8BB during the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Multi-? entry. QSL via YT1AD.
Niko, S53A, will be active as 9J3A from The Hippo Lodge, (see http://www.hippolodge.com ), Kafue National Park, between November 22nd and December 2nd. He also plans to be active during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 29-30th). His equipment will be a IC-7000, spider- beam for the high bands, and wire beams for the lower bands. QSL via his home callsign.
A team of four German operators will be active from Hamad's, 9K2HN, station between November 6-17th. Operators mentioned are: Markus/ DL9RCF, Hartmut/DM5TI, Uwe/DL9NDS and Chris/DL5NAM. The team plans to be in the WAE RTTY Contest. Before and after contest they will be active on the 30/17/12 meter bands on RTTY, SSB and CW.
9M8, EAST MALAYSIA
Steve, 9M6DXX, will be active as 9M8Z from Sarawak between now and October 26th. He plans to be an entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th). QSL via M0URX, direct or by the Bureau.
9Y4, TRINDADE AND TOBAGO
Chris, 9Y4D (ex-9Y4NZ), will be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (20m)/High-Power entry. QSL via info on (QRZ.com).
Paul, A35RK, is QRT until mid-December. The antennas are down, dismantled, and stored as a precaution against storm damage while he is gone. Paul tells OPDX that his October log will go to W7TSQ and LoTW. He will be departing the island for Nuku'alofa on the 27th, and will be in San Francisco on the 29th. Look for him to return on the air as KH8/KK6H between December 4-9th.
Sara, VU3RSB, will be active with the special callsign AU2RSB during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Single-Op entry. A special QSL card will be sent to those who make contacts. QSL direct to W3HNK only, no Bureau.
A Chinese team which includes Yongjian/BA1AJ, Mok/BD1ES, Wang/BH1CSV, Fan/BA1RB, ChenXi/BD1WC, Xing/BD1NNI, BD1KHY, Qi/BG1QXU, Yong/BD1DQD, BA1AAX, BD1HP, Guan/BG1CHS, BD1VF, ZHang/BD1BYV, Xiaodong/ BD1BNV and foreign operator Richard/K5SF will be active as B1Z during the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Multi-Single entry. QSL via EA7FTR.
Andy, LZ2HM, will be active C4I during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Multi-? entry. QSL via LZ2HM.
Kenny, K2KW, will be active as C6ATA between November 23rd and December 1st. Activity will include participation in the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 29-30th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (80m)/Low- Power entry. Outside of the contest he will be active on 160-20 meters, mostly CW. QSL via WA4WTG.
Operators IK2SGC, IK2QEI, CN8WW and an international team of operators will be active as CN3A during the CQ WW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Multi-Single entry. QSL via LoTW or via I2WIJ.
Raul, CO8ZZ, will be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (20m)/High-Power entry. QSL via DK1WI.
CONGRATS TO AD1C
Jim, AD1C, has celebrated his 15th anniversary (as of October 12th) in writing the contest country file for contesters to use with their CT program, and also NA, TR, WriteLog and many other programs. The list can be found at the bottom of this Web page at:
The Azores telecommunications agency (ANACOM) released the CU2X callsign to be used in the 2008 CQWW SSB Contest, Single-Op/All-Band, by Toni Linden, OH2UA. CU2X follows as another X indicator to the mother station, OH8X, in Northern Finland operated by Marko Holmavuo, OH4JFN, in the same category and the second sister station, TC4X, by Pertti Simovaara, OH2PM, on 20M. QSL CU2X via OH2BH.
Members of the Centro Radio Aficionados Montevideo (CRAM) will be active as CX1CCC during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th). QSL via EA5KB, or via P.O. BOX 6000, Montevideo 11000, URUGUAY. Visit their Web page at:
Bill Moore, NC1L, ARRL DXCC Manager, reports that the following operations are approved for DXCC credit:
4W6R - Timor-Leste; 2008 OperationAnyone having a rejected card from these operations can send an E-mail to email@example.com to be placed on the list for an update.
9N7BN - Nepal; 2007 Operation
EP3BN - Iran; 2008 Operation
TN5SN - Republic Of The Congo; Current operation commenting October 2008
TN5MM - Republic Of The Congo; Current Operation commencing October 2008
YI9PT - Iraq; 2008 Operation
Serge, UR5FEO, will be active as ER0FEO during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via UU0JM.
Look for Philippe/F4EGS and Nodir/EY8MM to be active in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) from two different stations. Each of them will compete with their own callsign. Their bands of operation will announced later and will be choosen later depending on the gear available. QSL EY8/F4EGS via the home callsigns and EY8MM via K1BV.
FK, NEW CALEDONIA
Claude, FK8IF, will be active in the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 29-30th). Operation class is TBA.
HB0, LIECHTENSTEIN (25 Years of DXpeditions to HB0)
Members of the Rhein Ruhr DX Association (RRDXA) are now active as HB0/HB9AON and are celebrating their 25th DXpedition to Triesenberg, Liechtenstein, until October 31st. Operators mentioned are: DJ2YE, DL8EAQ, DK8EY, DL8DAW, DK5EZ, DG3EX and DL6EAQ, as well as members of the DARC clubs Wulfrath (R29) and Neandertal (R09, Mettmann/Erkrath) and some guests. The German team will also be active in the CQ World-Wide SSB DX Contest as a Multi- Multi entry with 6 stations. Antennas will include dipoles at a height of 25m for the lowbands and monoband beams for 40m and up. QSLs go via DJ2YE, either direct or by the Bureau.
HC8, GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
Rich, N6KT, will once again be operating as HC8A. He plans to be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th). Activity will be on all bands (160-10 meters). QSL via KU9C.
Ray, WQ7R, will be active as HQ9R during the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL via K5WW.
AF-004. Jean Paul, ON7AMI, will be active from La Palma Island (DIE S-013, WLOTA LH-1648), November 10-15th. Activity will be on 40 meters (7007 kHz for CW and 7050 kHz for SSB), mainly during the evening hours. Activities are also planned for 15/6/2 meters, conditions permitting. QSL via ON7AMI by the Bureau.
EU-009. Russell, G5XW, will be touring the Orkney Islands between November 19-23rd. He plans to activate various islands in the Orkney Group, excluding Stroma. QSL direct only via G5XW (QRZ.com), with SASE/SAE and sufficient postage.
EU-017. Members of the 095 DX Team will activate Salina Island (IIA ME-015 and MIA MI-083) as ID9/homecall between November 21-23rd. Operators mentioned are: Davide/IW9GUR, Angelo/IW9HLM, Andrea/IW9HQP, Andrea/IT9RKR and Enzo/IT9GCG. Other reference number activated is SOTA reference "Fossa delle felci Mountain" (SL-022). QSL via their home callsign, direct or by the bureau. Visit their Web page at:
EU-169. The Italian group is now active as ZA0/homecall from Sazan Island, Albania, until October 29th. Activity will be on all HF bands including 30/17/12 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31 and meteor scatter. Operators are Alfredo/IK7JWX, Nicola/I0SNY, Pino/I8YGZ, Leopoldo/I8LWL and Oscar/IK2AQZ. QSL via their home callsigns. QSL Manager is IK7JWX, but "only for DL stations". Other reference numbers are MIA MA-001, ARLHS ALB-004 and WLOTA LH-0028.
NA-138. Operators KC1SS, K4UBT, W4MKH, N4FPS, W9QGB, W7GAM, N6VX and AB4EW will be active from Talbot Island (USI FL-121S, Duval County, Florida), November 15-16th. Activity will be on all bands using CW and SSB. QSL via N4AUG (QRZ.com).
SA-098. Daniel, DL5YWM, informs OPDX that videos are available for the April 2006 OC5I DXpedition to San Gallan Island (SA-073) and the December 2007 OC6I DXpedition to Isla Blanca (SA-098) on YouTube at:
Operators Roberto/IS0GRB, Alessandro/IS0MYN, Stefano/ IS0ANU and Franco/IS0VSU will be active as IS0A in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Multi-2 entry. Activity will be on 160-10 meters. All antennas are homemade, and their contest site is 1000 meters above sea level at Mt. Armidda (Lanusei -NU), middle-east of Sardinia Island. QSL via IS0MYN, only direct (see (QRZ.com)).
J48, GREECE (IOTA Op)
A Hungarian team will be active from Thassos Island (EU-174), between October 23rd and November 8th. Activity will be on the HF bands, and they will try to work the satellites too. Operators mentioned are: Peter/HA5OV (J48OV), Laci/HA6NL (J48NL), Zsolt/HA6PS (J48PS), Al/HA7JJS (J48JJ) and Laci/HA7PL (J48P). They will also take part in the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as Multi- Single and the HA-QRP Activity Week (November 1-8th) using the J48RT callsign. QSL via the HA QSL Bureau or direct to the operator's own address (via QRZ.com). QSL J48RT via HA6NL.
JA6, JAPAN (IOTA Op)
Taka, JA7GAX, who did several IOTA operations in Oceania area between November 2006 and January 2007 (ex. 3D2CX, 5W0CX, KH8/JA7GAX, and A35TN), has now announced his next IOTA DXpedition schedules. This time it is in the JA6 district, so the only callsign to be used will be JA7GAX/6. Although this is "domestic Island Hopping", he is strongly eager to work DX. The first Island Hopping schedule is as follows:
> October 29-30th Koshiki Island (AS-037) November 1-8th Tukhuar Islands (AS-049) November 10-11th Amami Oshima (AS-023) November 11-13th Okinawa (AS-017) November 15-20th Minamidaito Island (AS-047)If weather conditions are not favorable, he will try to activate the IOTAs between November 22-28th in the following week.
For the 2nd Island Hopping (after the first Island Hopping), he wants to go to the following islands in this order: Yaku Islands (AS-032), Goto Islands (AS-040), Iki (AS-036) and Oki (AS-041). He will go back to Kyusyu (the main island) after his operation on Yaku Island. If his energy withers on the way, the operation on Goto Island and others will become uncertain due to his condition. He may cancel his activity due to the situation of energy, physical strength, and other reasons. QSL via the JARL QSL Bureau or direct to the following address. Takayoshi NAGASHIMA, 3-8-18 Akasaka Aoba-ku, Sendai, 989-3211 JAPAN.
Peter, JW7QIA, will be active from Longyearbyen during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL via LA7QIA. Also, look for Math, JW5NM, from Ny-Aalesund, to be in the contest as a Single-Op/Single-Band (40m) entry. QSL via LA5NM.
KH2, GUAM (OC-026)
Operators Sasi/JA1KJW (KH2/AK0J), Noboru/JH1VVW (KH2/NI2J), Hirano/JA1XVY (KH2/WH7QL), Shinzaburo/JA1FUY (KH2/NV1J), Shoji/JJ1JGI (KH2/JJ1JGI), Kentarou/JJ1HKS (KH2/JJ1HKS) and Takashi/ JF1GUQ (KH2/JF1GUQ) will be active from here between October 31st and November 3rd. Activity will be on the HF bands using SSB, CW, RTTY and SSTV. QSL via their home callsigns, direct or by the Bureau.
NCDXF NOW QRV ON TWITTER
Tim Totten, N4GN, reports: "The Northern California DX Foundation, NCDXF, is now QRV on Twitter! Twitter users can follow NCDXF by going to http://twitter.com/NCDXF/ and clicking on the 'Follow' link. We intend to use Twitter to keep DXers informed about NCDXF activities and related news. If you're not really sure what Twitter is all about, just go to http://twitter.com/ to find out. Chances are pretty good that several of your ham buddies or other friends and family members are already active on Twitter. You might also want to look at some of the many free Twitter tools and related applications, such as Twhirl (http://www.twhirl.org/)."
OFFICERS FOR 2009 (NCDXA)
At the October 2008 annual meeting, the members of the National Capitol DX Association (NCDXA) elected the following officers to serve in 2009:
Dick Mayott/W2YE (President) George Vincent/K3GV (Secretary) John Kanode/N4MM (Vice President) Brian Bayus/N1KC (Treasurer)
PJ2, NETHERLANDS ANTILLES
Pekka, OH2YY, is now active as PJ2/OH2YY from Curacao until October 29th. He tells OPDX that he will be using a FT-840 and a couple of wire antennas. Look for him to be in the CQWW DX SSB Contest, mainly on 20-10 meters. After the contest Pekka will focus on 17 and 12 meters. QSL via his home callsign.
QSL INFO AND NEWS
NOT MY QSL MANAGER. John/ZB2EO/G4JTC informs OPDX that RW6HS is NOT his QSL Manager. QSL route is ONLY DIRECT and as per (QRZ.com).
Jeff, DL5WM, states that all direct requests of OC1I and OC6I have been answered. He still handles the QSL cards for OC4P (SA-052) and OC5I (SA-073). If you need a card, please send yours to his address on (QRZ.com).
QSLS VIA LOTW: None reported this week!
QSLS RECEIVED VIA MAIL: BT1OB, BT1BJ, BT1OH, BT1OY, BT1ON, CY0AA, E51KJE, KL8C, SU/ZS6WPX, VP6DX, XF2K, XF4DL and ZS2DL
QSLS RECEIVED VIA THE BUREAU: None reported this week!
Operators Elif/TA3YE (YL) and Alpaslan/TA3G will be active as TC3EC during the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (March 28-29th, 2009) as a Multi-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via TA3GO.
Members of the IRA club will be active as TF3W during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Multi-Single entry. QSL via TF3GB, by the Bureau or direct.
TM6, FRANCE (Special Event)
Members of the Radio Club Vendeen will be active as TM6VG between November 1-15th. Activity is to celebrate the 6th sailing race called "The Vendee Globe Challenge" towards and around the three great capes, marking the southern tips of the African continent, Australia and America. Operators of TM6VG are: Bernard/F9IE, Patrice/F8BON, Pat/F6ACD, Jean-Claude/F6AQI, Jean-Louis/F6CVK, Alain/F5HPY, Lucien/F5RFS, Philippe/F5TRO and Eric/F4LJW. Activity will be on the HF bands, 160-10 meters, included 30/17/12 meter bands, and VHF 2 meters. Modes will be CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via F6KUF: RC Vendeen, 129 Cite des Forges, Escalier E - Batiment A, F 85000 La Roche/Yon, FRANCE.
TS7, TUNISIA (IOTA Op)
Members of the France Provins ARC (F6KOP) and some international operators will activate Kerkennah Island (AF-073) using the callsign TS7C between January 8-19th (2009). This is the same group who activated J5C, XT2C, 5H1C, TO7C, 5V7C and many others. This 12 day operation would not be possible without the help of Mustapha, DL1BDF. Activity will be on all HF bands using CW, SSB, FM, and several different digital modes like RTTY, PSK31, BPSK and also SSTV. The team will pay special attention to 160, 80 and 40m but will also be on all of the other bands. They plan to have at least 6 (possibly 7) stations on the air 24 hours a day using amps into beams, verticals and wire antennas. The team consists of more than 25 operators and specialists, namely:
Frank/F4AJQ - SSB and Digimodes; Team leader and former leader of
all the past F6KOP DXpeditions
Mustapha/DL1BDF - SSB and Digimodes; Public relation with Tunisian authorities
Bernard/F9IE - CW traffic leader
Bob/N6OX - SSB traffic leader
Jean-Paul/F8BJI - traffic leader
Sylvain/F4EGD - SSB and Digimodes; He is also the QSL Manager of the DXpedition.
Flo/F5CWU - CW and SSB; He is also assistant QSL Manager.
Gerard/F2VX - SSB
Bill/N2WB - CW and SSB
Michel/FM5CD - CW, SSB and Digimodes
Sabastien/F5UFX - CW and SSB
Sabastien/F8IJV - SSB
Jean-Luc/F6BIV - SSB and Digimodes
Norbert/F6AXX - CW
Alain/F6ENO - CW
Dieter/OE8KDK - SSB and Digimodes
Stefan/OE8SKQ - CW
Mathieu/F5PED - CW
Eric/ON7RN - CW and SSB
John/F5VHQ - SSB (only for a part of the stay)
Romain/F8BUI - CW
Gillares/F1HRE - SSB
Franco/F4EVR - SSB
Michel/F5EOT - SSB
Arno/OE9AMJ - CW and SSB
Tony/G0OPB - CW and SSB
Gabriele/I2VGW - CW, SSB and Digimodes
XYL Anne Marie LAURENT, Photo reporter
The last operators applying are to be considered and this list will be completed very soon. So please don't call Frank, F4AJQ, anymore. The list is now closed.
Pilots Stations are: Pascal/F5JSD, Serge/F6AML, Thierry/F4TTR and
Webmaster is: Vincent/F5MJV; the Web site is expected to be active soon.
Internet Communications: Maurice/F5NQL (UFT mailing list) for TS7C. To receive TS7C news/updates directly via your E-mail address both in English and French, send E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
QSL via Sylvain, F4EGD, either direct or by the Bureau. The complete information will appear on tne DXpediton Web page soon. Support and donations are welcome.
Artem, UN7PBY, will be active as UO6P during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (40m) entry. QSL via UN7PBY.
V4, ST.KITTS AND NEVIS
Mark, K0EJ, will be active during the ARRL DX CW Contest (February 21-22nd) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. The callsign for the contest will be determined later. QSL route TBD. Look for activity outside of the contest (signing V44/K0EJ).
Operators Andrew/KD3RF, Irwin/KD3TB and William/K3FMQ will be active as VE2DXY during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via KD3RF. Antennas will be 2 HF6Vs and an a Delta Loop on 40m.
Stuie, VK8NSB, will be active during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 29-30th) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL via VK6NE.
VK9L, LORD HOWE ISLAND
Members of Oceania Amateur Radio DX Group Inc. will spend 10 days on Lord Howe Island for the 2009 CQ WPX Contest. Bill, VK4FW, is looking for operators. If interested, contact Bill at: email@example.com
VP2V, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (NA-023)
Mike, K9NW, will be active as VP2V/K9NW from October 23-31st. His activity will include an entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. Category and activity depends on what wires he can get in the trees. Low power, low wires. This is a work trip, so activity will be as time permits. QSL via K9NW.
VQ9, CHAGOS ISLANDS
Rick, KI1G, will be active as VQ9RD from the U.S. Navy Support Facility on Diego Garcia Island (AF-006), Chagos Archipelago, between October 30th and November 11th. QSL via his home callsign, direct only or via LoTW - please NO BUREAU CARDS.
YJ, VANUATU (Update)
Operators Mat/JA1JQY and Kuni/JA8VE will be active as YJ0AQY and YJ0AVE, respectively, from here between October 31st and November 6th. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using CW, SSB and possibly RTTY. They will try 160m if local situation permits. Look for them on the following suggested frequencies:
CW - 1818, 3507, 7007, 10117, 14007, 18077, 21007, 24897 and 28007
SSB - 3798, 7080, 14170, 18135, 21270, 24940 and 28470 kHz
JA1JQY will handle his own QSLs. JF1OCQ handles JA8VE's QSLs. Direct
address is as follows:
JA1JQY - Shigeo Matsu, 2-31-10 Shimoseya, Seya, Yokohama, 246-0035 JAPAN
JF1OCQ - Hiroyuki Miyake, 1-3-6 Asakura, Maebashi, 371-0811 JAPAN
Dale, N3BNA, will be active from Tom's, ZP5AZL, QTH as ZP0R during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 29-30th) as a Single-Op/ All-Band entry. QSL via ZP5AZL. Dale will be active before and after the contest on 30/17/12 meter bands. Visit Tom's Web page at:
ZS8, MARION ISLANDS
There is still no activity reported. For updates and the first official announcement of ZS8T being on the air, please visit the official ZS8T Web site at:
-------------------------------------------------------------------------- The following stations are expected to be active in the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th, 2008) -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thanks to Bill, NG3K, for providing OPDX readers with the following consolidated listing of the participants in the 2008 CQWW DX SSB Contest. For a more detailed listing (and up-to-date changes/corrections) in HTML format, please visit Bill's Web page at: http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/cqs2008.html (By call sign) http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/cqsd2008.html (By entity) http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/cqsz2008.html (By zone) ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Contest DXCC CQZ Class QSL Callsign Entity Route ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 3A/I1UWF Monaco 14 I1UWF 3V8BB Tunisia 33 M/? YT1AD 4F1AL Philippines 27 SOSB 4F1AL 4L0A Georgia 21 SOAB HP EA7FTR 4M5DX Venezuela 09 M/S IT9DAA 4X0C Israel 20 M/S LoTW; QSL via W8HC, Buro/direct 5B4AII Cyprus 20 SOAB RW3RN 6V7M Senegal 35 M/S DH7WW 6W1RY Senegal 35 SOAB F5VHJ 6Y1V Jamaica 08 M/2 OH3RB 8P5A Barbados 08 SOAB HP NN1N 9K2HN Kuwait 21 M/S 9K2HN 9M4SMO East Malaysia 28 M/S JH1WXT 9M8Z East Malaysia 28 M0URX; QSL via Buro/direct 9Y4D Trinidad & Tobago 09 SOSB 20M 9Y4D AH2R Guam 27 M/S JH7QXJ AH0BT Mariana Islands 27 M/S 7L1FPU AM7M Spain 14 SOSB 40M EC7ANC AO3A Spain 14 M/S EA3BOX AO5B Spain 14 M/? EA4RCH AO8A Canary Islands 33 M/2 OH1RY AU2RSB India 22 SO W3HNK AY0DX Argentina 13 SOSB 40M LU3DR B1Z China 24 M/2 EA7FTR B4TB China 24 M/S BA4TB B7P China 24 M/S BD7IXG BX5AA Taiwan 24 SOAB HP BX5AA C4I Cyprus 20 M/? LZ2HM C49C Cyprus 20 M/S 5B4KH C6APR Bahamas 08 M/2 K3IXD CE1W Chile 12 M/M HA1AG CN2B Morocco 33 OH2BH CN2R Morocco 33 SOSB 160M W7EJ CN3A Morocco 33 M/S I2WIJ CN4P Morocco 33 SOSB EA5XX CO8ZZ Cuba 08 SOSB 20M DK1WI CQ3T Madeira 33 M/S LoTW; QSL via CT3KN CQ4U Portugal 14 M/S CT1HFS CQ9K Madeira 33 M/? CQ9K CS2P Portugal 14 M/? CT1BWU CT/LZ3ND Portugal 14 SOSB 20M LZ1NK CT3/HA5PP Madeira 33 SOAB HA5PP CU2X Azores 14 SOAB OH2BH CW5W Uruguay 13 SOSB CX6VM CX1CCC Uruguay 13 M/? EA5KB; QSL to: PO Box 6000, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay D4C Cape Verde 35 M/? CT1ESV Buro; QSL via IZ4DPV direct DR2W Germany 14 M/S DR2W E21EIC Thailand 26 SO LP E21EIC E7DX Bosnia Herzegovina 15 M/S E77E E77XZ Bosnia Herzegovina 15 SOSB DK6XZ EA6/AA5UK Balearic Island 14 SOAB LP LoTW; QSL via AA5UK, Buro/direct EA9LZ Ceuta & Melilla 33 SOSB EA9LZ EB1WW Spain 14 M/M EA1EY; QSL via Buro or direct ED5R Spain 14 SO EA5RD EE2W Spain 14 M/? EB2BXL EG5T Spain 14 M/S EA5EH EI/ON4EI Ireland 14 SOAB LP ON4EI ER0FEO Moldova 16 SOAB UU0JM EY8/F4EGS Tajikistan 17 F4EGS EY8MM Tajikistan 17 SOSB 80M K1BV FG5KC Guadeloupe 08 M/S FG5KC FY5KE French Guiana 09 M/S FY5KE GM7V Scotland 14 SOAB M0CMK GZ0F Shetland Island 14 SOAB M0CMK HB0/HB9AON Liechtenstein 14 M/? DJ2YE HD5J Ecuador 10 M/S JA6GCE Direct HI3CCP Dominican Republic 08 SO LP ON4IQ HI3K Dominican Republic 08 SOSB KB2MS HI3T Dominican Republic 08 SOAB LP ON4IQ HP1BYS Panama 07 SOSB 15M EA5KB HQ2W Honduras 07 M/2 HQ2W HQ9R Honduras 07 SOAB K5WW HT2N Nicaragua 07 M/S AJ9C IF9A Italy 16 M/? IT9ATF; QSL via Buro or direct II20CJ Italy 15 SOSB 80M IW2HAJ IG9R African Italy 33 SOSB IK8HCG IH9N African Italy 33 SOSB 40M OK1MG IO4T Italy 15 M/S IZ4JMA Direct IO5O Italy 15 M/S IK5RLP IO9K Sicily 15 M/S IW9HLM IQ5MS Italy 15 M/S IQ5MS IQ9BF Sicily 15 M/S IQ9BF Buro IR4X Italy 15 M/2 I4EAT IR9P Sicily 15 M/? IW9HMQ IR9Y Sicily 15 M/S IT9ABY IS0A Sardinia 15 M/2 IS0MYN J42T Greece 20 M/S SV2DCD J48RT Greece 20 M/S HA6NL JU1DX Mongolia 23 M/S JU1DX JW5NM Svalbard 40 SOSB 40M LA5NM JW7QIA Svalbard 40 LA7QIA KG6DX Guam 27 SOAB LoTW; QSL via KG6DX KH2RU/KP4 Puerto Rico 08 SOAB KH2RU; QSL via KP4 Buro/direct KP2B Virgin Islands 08 SOAB EA7FTR Direct KP4KE Puerto Rico 08 SOAB LN3Z Norway 14 M/S LA9VDA LP1H Argentina 13 M/S EA5KB LR2F Argentina 13 M/S LU2FA LR4E Argentina 13 SO HP LW4EU LS1D Argentina 13 M/S LW9EOC LT1F Argentina 13 M/S AC7DX LU8YE Argentina 13 M/S LX7I Luxembourg 14 SOAB HP LoTW; QSL via LX2A LY4A Lithuania 15 M/? LY4A LY7A Lithuania 15 M/M LoTW LZ9W Bulgaria 20 M/M LZ1PM MW9W Wales 14 M/M M0URX NP2N Virgin Islands 08 M/S NP2N; see QRZ.com for QSL info NP4Z Puerto Rico 08 SOAB WC4E OE2S Austria 15 M/S LoTW OH5Z Finland 15 M/M LoTW OH8X Finland 15 OH2UA OH0E Aland Island 15 OH2MM OL7R Czech Republic 15 M/S OK1WMV OM7M Slovakia 15 M/S OM3PA OT5A Belgium 14 M/M ON7LR P33W Cyprus 20 M/S RA3AUU P40A Aruba 09 SOAB WD9DZV PA6Z Netherlands 14 M/M PA9M PJ2/OH2YY Neth. Antilles 09 OH2YY PJ2T Netherlands Antilles 09 M/? LoTW; QSL via N9AG PJ4E Netherlands Antilles 09 M/? WA4PGM Direct PW2D Brazil 11 M/S PY2VM PZ5Z Suriname 09 M/? OM2FY RA9A Russia (Asia) 17 M/S RK9AWN RK2FWA Kaliningrad 15 M/S DK4VW RM3F Russia (Europe) 16 SOAB HP LoTW RS3A Russia (Europe) 16 SOAB RA3CW SI9AM Sweden 15 M/S SI9AM SO6V Poland 15 SOSB 40M SP6DVP SV9CVY Crete 20 SOAB HP SV9CVY SX5P Dodecanese 20 M/M SV5FRD T32CXX East Kiribati 31 M/S W0CXX T88AC Palau 27 SOAB JA2BNN T88FY Palau 27 SOAB JK2VOC T88YB Palau 27 HL1IWD; QSL via Buro/direct TA2/DL7BC Turkey 20 SOAB LP DL7BC TA3D Turkey 20 SOAB TA3D TA0U Turkey 20 SOSB TA0U TC3EC Turkey 20 M/? TA3GO TC4X Turkey 20 OH2BH TF3W Iceland 17 M/S TF3GB; by the Bureau or direct TI1R Costa Rica 07 M/2 TI2JCY Buro TK9R Corsica 15 SOAB HP IK8UND Direct TM1O France 14 M/2 F1IKA TM2S France 14 M/S F5PED TM2Y France 14 M/S F6BEE TM4Q France 14 SOAB F6FYA TO4X St Martin 08 SOAB KQ1F TO5DX St Barthelemy 08 M/S AA4NN TO8Z Martinique 08 SOAB HP UA3R Russia (Europe) 16 M/S LoTW; QSL via RN3RQ, by the Buro or direct UO6P Kazakhstan 17 SOSB 40M UN7PBY UR4Z Ukraine 16 M/S UY0ZG V26B Antigua 08 M/? LoTW; QSL via KA2AEV V31MX Belize 07 M/S K0BCN V4/W5JON St Kitts 08 SOAB W5JON V48M St Kitts 08 V6B Micronesia 27 JA7HMZ VA2ZM Canada 02 M/S VA2ZM Direct VC2Z Canada 05 M/? VE2BR VE2DXY Canada 02 M/2 KD3RF VK1CC Australia 30 M/? DL8YR VK4YN Australia 30 M/? VK4FW VK8NSB Australia 29 SOAB VK6NE VK9DWX Willis Island 30 M/? TBA VP2E Anguilla 08 SOSB 20M N5AU VP2EC Anguilla 08 M/2 N5AU VP2V/K9NW Br Virgin Is. 08 K9NW VP2V/SP3IPB Br Virgin Is. 08 SOAB SP3IPB VP2V/SP7VC Br Virgin Is. 08 SOAB SP7VC VP5T Turks & Caicos Is 08 M/M LoTW; QSL via N2VW, Buro or direct VP9/K3IRV Bermuda 05 K3IRV VR2C Hong Kong 24 M/2 WA4WTG VU2PAI India 22 SOAB VU2PAI Direct VU2PTT India 22 SO LoTW; QSL via VU2PTT/qrz.com VU4RG Andaman & Nicobar 26 M/? DJ7JC XR6T Chile 12 M/2 CE6TC XW1A Laos 26 SOAB E21EIC YB0ZZ Indonesia 28 M/? YB0ZZ YQ6A Romania 15 SOAB YO6BHN YR7M Romania 15 SOAB HP YO3JR YT8A Serbia 15 SO HP YW5CQ Venezuela 09 SO HP IT9DAA ZK2DF Niue 32 SOA N1EMC ZL2G New Zealand 32 SOSB 20M ZL2G ZM1K New Zealand 32 SOAB TBA ZM2M New Zealand 32 M/2 ZL2AL ZP0R Paraguay 11 SOAB ZP5AZL ZS9X South Africa 38 M/2 LoTW ZW5B Brazil 11 M/? K3ISV ZX2X Brazil 11 M/? PY2ZX
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