The Ohio/Penn Dx PacketCluster
DX Bulletin No. 1482
September 2`, 2020
Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
Provided by BARF80.ORG (Cleveland, Ohio)
Written/Sent from Strongsville, Ohio
Thanks to the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, Northern Ohio DX
Association, Ohio/Penn PacketCluster Network, the AB5K's AR Cluster
Networks, NJ1Q & W1AW, W1CU, NG3K & ADXO, W3OA, W3UR & The Daily DX,
W5AJ, WB6RSE, K8YSE, W8GEX & 60m DX News, W9ILY, DL1SBF, DL7UXG & The
DX News Letter, DXNews.com, DX-World.Net, EA5RM, F6AJA & Les Nouvelles
DX, I1JQJ/IK1ADH & 425 DX News, JH8KYU/1, ON4ZD/OS0S, RN3RQ, Sixitalia
Weekly and VA3RJ & ICPO for the following DX information.
DXCC COUNTRY/ENTITY REPORT: According to the AR-Cluster Network for the
week of Sunday, 13th/September, through Sunday, 20th/September there were
202 countries active. Countries available: 3A, 3B8, 3D2, 3DA, 3V, 3W, 4J,
4L, 4O, 4S, 4X, 5A, 5B, 5H, 5R, 5T, 5Z, 6Y, 7X, 8P, 8Q, 9A, 9G, 9H, 9J,
9K, 9M2, 9M6, 9Q, 9V, 9Y, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7, A9, AP, BV, BY, C3, C6, CE,
CE0Y, CE9, CM, CN, CP, CT, CT3, CU, CX, D2, D4, DL, DU, E5/n, E5/s, E7,
EA, EA6, EA8, EA9, EI, EK, EL, EP, ER, ES, EU, EX, EY, EZ, F, FG, FJ, FK,
FM, FR, FS, FY, G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GU, GW, HA, HB, HB0, HC, HH, HI, HK,
HL, HP, HR, HS, HZ, I, IS, J6, J7, JA, JD/o, JT, JW, JY, K, KG4, KH0, KH2,
KH6, KL, KP2, KP4, LA, LU, LX, LY, LZ, OA, OD, OE, OH, OH0, OK, OM, ON,
OX, OY, OZ, P2, P4, PA, PJ2, PJ4, PY, PY0F, PZ, S0, S2, S5, S7, SM, SP,
SU, SV, SV5, SV9, T7, T8, TA, TF, TG, TI, TK, TR, TZ, UA, UA2, UA9, UK,
UN, UR, V3, V5, V7, V8, VE, VK, VP2E, VP2M, VP8, VP9, VR, VU, XE, XU, XW,
XX9, YA, YB, YI, YJ, YL, YN, YO, YS, YU, YV, Z3, Z6, Z8, ZA, ZB, 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".
1K0MM PACIFIC MARINE HISTORICAL AND GEOGRAPHIC POSTAL FILM - RADIO DX-
PEDITION (September 18th-October 16th) -- FROM THE KINGDOM OF NORTH
BARCHANT (Press Release, dated September 16th).
The Ministry of Post and Communications of the Kingdom of North Barchant
(https://barchant.org/news/radio-licenzia) under No. 1 issued a 1K0MM radio
amateur license for collective use to the International Marine Club «Sea-
farer» to work on the air from a seagoing vessel in the waters of open,
neutral and territorial waters of the oceans. The 1K prefix stands for
«The First Kingdom on the Open Ocean».
Analytical article on virtual states (https://barchant.org/articles/1k0mm)
From 18 to 20 September, the first activity of the unusual Pacific Marine
Historical and Geographic Postal Film-Radio DXpedition of the virtual state
of the Kingdom of the North Barkhant - 1K0MM will take place, which will
be active from the yacht in the open waters of the Sea of ??Japan on various
HF bands SSB & CW. Unique BOTTLE MAIL QSL and 3D WOOD QSL & POST CARD will
be issued, special 6-page paper card, envelope, art stamp, 3D wood stamp
and stamps will be printed.
The most active on 6 continents will become holders of the citizenship
and passport of the Kingdom of North Barchant, and will also receive bank-
notes and silver coins as a gift.
Also, as a gift of 2 different banknotes of the Kingdom of Northern
Barchant, the most active radio amateurs from all over the world will be
awarded, who will conduct a larger number of QSOs with different types of
modulation on different bands.
BOTTLE MAIL QSL will only be issued upon request via RM0M
(https://www.qrz.com/db/rm0m) to E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
3V8, TUNISIA. Operator SWL Ashraf "Ash", 3V4-002 (KF5EYY) will be active
as 3V8SS from the "Radio Club Station of Tunisian Scouts" in Sousse during
the CQWW DX RTTY Contest (September 26-27th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-
Power entry. QSL via LoTW or LX1NO. Read about Ashraf on the following
Web page at: http://www.kf5eyy.info
4L, GEORGIA. Vaho, 4L8A, will be active from Tbilisi during the CQWW DX
RTTY Contest (September 26-27th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band entry. QSL
via M0OXO, direct, OQRS or LoTW.
8I69, INDONESIA (Special Event). Members of the ORARI Lokal Kulon Progo
will be active as 8I69K from Wates, Jogjakarta, Java Island (OC-021).
Activity is to celebrate the 69th anniversary of Kulon Progo. Operations
will be on various HF and VHF bands. Length of activity is not known.
QSL via 8I69K direct.
9G, GHANA. You still have a few days to work Matteo, IZ4YGS, as 9G5GS
from Ghana. He will be staying until September 22nd. QSL via his home
callsign direct, ClubLog's OQRS, LoTW or eQSL.
9M6, EAST MALAYSIA. Saty, JE1JKL, will once again be active as 9M6NA from
Labuan Island (OC-133), East Malaysia, for both CQWW DX SSB Contest (Oct-
ober 24-25th) and CQWW DX CW Contest (November 28-29th) as a Single-Op/All-
Band (40-10m)/Low-Power entries. However, both operations will be done
remotely thus not eligible for IOTA credit but good for DXCC. QSL via
ClubLog's OQRS only for Bureau and direct QSLs. All the logs are promptly
uploaded to LoTW. Visit Saty's home page at:
HD1, ECUADOR. Members of the HCDX Group will be active as HD1X from a
remaining tropical rainforest from Chocó eco-region (Grid FI09iv), pro-
moting the biodiversity of their country, Ecuador. The special callsign
HD1X will be active between October 31st (1700 UTC) and November 3rd
(1700 UTC) on various HF bands including 30/17/12m, using SSB, SSTV and
the Digital modes (FT4/FT8). VHF & UHF will be activated on the FM and
SSB ham Satellites. QSL via EC5R.
INDEXA NEWS (Election Results for 2021 Fiscal Year). Dick Williams, W3OA,
Secretary-Treasurer of International DX Association (INDEXA), sent out the
following election results:
* Three Year Directors: Bob Allphin, K4UEE, and Ralph Fedor, K0IR, were
each elected to serve during the 2021, 2022 and 2023 fiscal years. Hal
Turley,W8HC, was previously elected to serve during the 2020, 2021, and
2022 fiscal years.
* Two Year Directors: Lou Dietrich, N2TU, was elected to serve during
the 2021 and 2022 fiscal years. Franz Langner, DJ9ZB, and Gary Dixon,
K4MQG, were each previously elected to serve during the 2020 and 2021
* One Year Directors: John Scott, K8YC, Adrian Ciuperca, KO8SCA, Steve
Sullivan, KZ2I, Valerie Hotzfeld, NV9L, and Otis Vicens, NP4G, were
each elected to serve during the 2021 fiscal year.
* President: Bob Schenck, N2OO, was previously elected to serve during
the 2020 and 2021 fiscal years.
* Vice President: Jerry Rosalius, WB9Z, was previously elected to serve
during the 2020 and 2021 fiscal years.
* Secretary-Treasurer: Dick Williams, W3OA, was previously elected to
serve during the 2020 and 2021 fiscal years.
* The Directors have now voted for the Fiscal Year 2021 Chairman and
elected Lou Dietrich, N2TU to serve as Chairman.
Thanks for your continuing support of INDEXA and our purpose of working
DX and making DX happen! INDEXA is always poised to support many of the
"Most Wanted" DXpeditions.
73 and Good DX! Dick Williams, W3OA, INDEXA Secretary-Treasurer
IOTA NEWS. The following are IOTA operations that were active this past
week between September 12-19th (as per the DXCluster):
IOTA Callsign Island/GROUP Bands/Modes
------ ---------- ------------- ------------
AF-004 EA8DHA CANARY 17m; SSB
AF-004 EA8JK CANARY 20m; SSB
AF-014 CT3MD MADEIRA 30m; CW
AF-014 CT9ABV MADEIRA 80m; CW
AF-016 FR4OM REUNION 17m; Digi
AF-018 IH9YMC PANTELLERIA 80/20/15m; CW/FT4
AF-024 S79KW INNER 20m; SSB
AF-049 3B8CW MAURITIUS 30m; FT8
AN-015 8J1RL QUEEN MAUD LAND 15m; Digi
AS-004 5B60AIX CYPRUS 20m; SSB
AS-018 RA0FF Sakhalin 30m; Digi
AS-041 JL3RNZ/4 Oki 80m; CW
EU-001 SV5/HB9OAU Karpathos 80/20m; SSB
EU-002 OH0V ALAND 80m; CW
EU-005 2E0FHM Great Britain 20m; Digi
EU-009 GM8OFQ ORKNEY 20m; SSB
EU-010 GS8VL Barra 30/20m; CW/SSB
EU-014 TK4QL CORSICA 40m; SSB
EU-015 SV9MBH CRETE 20m; Digi
EU-017 ID9OSC Panarea 80/40/30/20/17m; SSB/CW/FT8
EU-018 OY/DL4APJ Faroe 30m; FT8
EU-021 TF3W ICELAND 20m; CW
EU-023 9H1SR MALTA 30m; Digi
EU-024 IS0FWY SARDINIA 30m; Digi
EU-025 II9IASG SICILY 40m; CW/SSB
EU-031 IC8HRG CAMPANIA REGION 20m; CW
EU-033 LA9PJA/P Hadsel 30m; CW
EU-042 DL6BEN SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN STATE NORTH WEST 30m; Digi
EU-043 SD3G/6 Orust 40/20m; CW/SSB
EU-065 F6HQP/P Melon 40m; SSB
EU-087 SD3G Alnön 40m; SSB
EU-087 SD7V/3 Alnön 40/20m; SSB/CW
EU-094 F4FET/P Loc'h/Brunec 40/20m; CW/SSB
EU-097 OH/DF9TM Orslandet 80/40/30/20m; SSB
EU-097 OH/DL2SWW Orslandet 80/30/20m; CW
EU-115 GI0OTC IRELAND 30m; Digi
EU-121 EJ8JB Bere 80/40/20m; SSB
EU-125 5P1J Romo 20m; SSB
EU-125 5P1PT JYLLAND WEST 80/20m; SSB
EU-135 SM/DL8MF VASTERBOTTEN COUNTY 30/20m; CW
EU-175 CU3HN CENTRAL 30m; Digi
EU-181 LZ1UBO BULGARIA 20m; SSB
NA-015 CO8NMN CUBA 20m; SSB
NA-018 OX3XR GREENLAND 60m;
NA-021 8P5RE BARBADOS 12m;
NA-022 VP2EIH ANGUILLA 20m; SSB
NA-083 N3MK VIRGINIA STATE 40m; FT8
NA-096 HH2AA HAITI 20m; SSB
NA-102 FG5GP Guadeloupe 20m; SSB
NA-107 FM4TI MARTINIQUE 17m; FT8
NA-141 W7HU FLORIDA STATE SOUTH EAST 20m; SSB
NA-146 TO0Z ST. BARTHELEMY 40/20m; CW/SSB
OC-001 VK6ML Australia 40m; Digi
OC-001 VK6WB Australia 40m; Digi
OC-021 8A100GB Java 20m; CW/SSB
OC-021 YB0IBM Java 20m; SSB
OC-088 V85A BRUNEI 40m; SSB
OC-134 ZL3XDJ South 40m; CW
OC-134 ZL4TT SOUTH 20m; CW
OC-147 YG9WKB WEST PAPUA'S COASTAL ISLANDS NORTH 40m; Digi
OC-150 YC9HIU TENGGARA BARAT 40m; FT8
OC-151 YD6MCE/9 TENGGARA TIMUR 40m; Digi
OC-201 ZL1LC NORTH ISLAND'S COASTAL 40m; FT8
SA-011 9Z4Y TRINIDAD 20m; SSB/Digi
SA-012 YV7PMG Margarita 20m; SSB
SA-018 CE7VPQ LOS LAGOS REGION SOUTH 20m; SSB
** Thanks to the individuals who put the island/group and mode
on their QSNs on their PacketCluster reports....
AS-013. Members of the Maldives Amateur Radio Society (MARS) are
planning to be active as 8Q7RS from Dharavandhoo Island.
Dates were not provided (stay tuned!). Activity will be
on various HF bands. QSL via 8Q7RS.
AS-152. (RI0Q Bol'shoy Begichev Island Update). From QRZ.com, date
September 20th: Gentlemen, all our Arctic expeditions are
very expensive. All the time, before each expedition, we
always come up with something new and special to make your
support of us more interesting and attractive. In this ex-
pedition we want to introduce a special QSL called "fast".
All "fast" QSLs will be sent out from the very first func-
tioning post office on our way back. Most likely it will be
in Khatanga settlement (UA0A). "Fast" QSL is a special designed
postcard with a real 1987 year photograph of Preobrazheniya
polar meteorological station (18 km from Bolshoy Begichev
Island) stamped by two stamps. The first one is the original
1987 year stamp found at Preobrazheniya station (closed in
1990 and abandoned). The second is a modern copy of this stamp
made for our 2021 expedition. The cost of a QSL is 30 USDs.
It can be paid via PayPal. Links are at (www.qrz.com/db/ri0q)
Those who wish to receive this exclusive card must order it
prior to the expedition start.
All others will receive traditional confirmation (OQRS,
LoTW, ClubLog). IOTA credit via ?lublog will be opened in 6
months after the end of the expedition.
EDITOR'S NOTES: Members of the Arctic Legends team (RT9K) are
planning to activate the Island of Big Begichev (Bol?shoy
Begichev) sometime in early 2021. The team recently received
the callsign RI0Q for the DXpedition. The team is looking for
funds (15,000 USDs was mentioned) to conduct this operation.
To achieve their goal to operate from Bolshoj Begichev Island,
the team will have to travel 3624 km (by snowmobiles 1812 km*2).
Watch for updates on Twitter by Igor, UA9KDF.
EU-032. Members of the Charente DX Group (CDXG) will be active as TM7R
from Ré Island (DIFM AT-022) between September 26th and October
3rd. Operators mentioned are Franck/F4GBD, Eric/F5LOW, Laurent/
F5MNK, Fabrice/F5NBQ, Bertrand/F6HKA and Léon/ON4ZD/OS0S.
Activity will be on various HF bands using CW, SSB and the
Digital modes. QSL via ON4ZD, direct, by Bureau or ClubLog.
Please use Clublog's OQRS as much as possible.
EU-074. Jerry, F4HJO, will be active as F4HJO/P from Brehat Island
(ARLHS FRA-463, FFF-1194, DIFM MA-012) between October 17-24th.
Activity will be on 80/40/20/17 meters using mainly SSB. QSL
via F4HJO, direct, by the Bureau, ClubLog's OQRS (preferred)
EU-094. Gil, F4FET, is now active as F4FET/P from this IOTA group
(currently from Cigogne Island [DIFM AT-061] as this was
being written) until September 24th. Activity will be on
40/20 meters using SSB with a Ground-plane and 100w. QSL via
his home callsign or ClubLog. Watch QRZ.com for updates.
EU-120. Dave, M0VDL, will be active as M0VDL/p from Lundy Island
between September 26th and October 1st. Activity will be
mainly on 40/20 meters, possibly 80m, using SSB and FT8.
He states, "Will be on the air primarily in the mornings
and late afternoon/evening UK time, unless the weather is
really bad when I'll be on the air more." QSL via eQSL.
EU-121. Charlie, EI8JB, reports that he will be active for a number of
days from Bere Island from September 16th, Grid square IO51CP
and Worked All Ireland Square V74. He hopes to be active on
HF Phone, CW, RTTY and PSK. There may be a chance that he will
also be active on the occasional FM Satellite pass. He will
be uploading his EJ log to LoTW. QSL via LoTW, by the Bureau
or Clublog's OQRS.
EU-125. Volker, DJ8VW, is once again active as 5P8VW from Romo Island
(WWFF OZFF-0004) until September 28th. Activity will be on
160-6 meters, including the 30/17/12m bands, using CW, SSB
and FT8. QSL via DJ8VW ONLY DIRECT, LoTW, eQSL or ClubLog's
NA-151. Bo, OZ1DJJ, will once again be active as OX3LX from Tasiilaq
Island Islands (WW Loc. HP15EO), Greenland, between September
26-30th. Dates can be changed; watch QRZ.com. Activity will
be on 40-4 meters with a focus 50 and 70 MHz. When not active,
he will run a WSPR beacon on 40-6 meters. He states this is
NOT a DXpedition, and the best chance to work him will be around
lunchtime and after dinner (his local time UTC-2), also during
the weekend, possibly at night/morning. QSL via OZ0J direct
(see QRZ.com). Logs get uploaded to LoTW, ClubLog and some-
times eQSL. For more details and updates, watch QRZ.com or
his Web page at: http://geronne.dk/index.php/ox3lx/ox3lx-dxped
IOTA TOUR. Andrey, R1FW, is expected to start an IOTA tour as R1FW/0
from the following islands between September 22-30th:
Sakhalin (AS-018), Iturup (AS-025) and Kunashir (AS-025).
Activity will be on 40/30/20 meters using CW and SSB, with
an Elecraft KX2 and a "Malamute M2MINI" as back up radio.
QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau.
PLEASE NOTE: Since the Webmasters of the new have
decided NOT to post or dedicate a Web page to announce upcoming IOTA
operations, PLEASE send your IOTA operations information to the OPDX,
and we will post it here in an upcoming bulletin......
JA NEWS (Reminder About The RTTY Contest). Hide, JH8KYU/1, wants to
remind everyone of the new JA RTTY sub-bands during the CQWW DX RTTY
Contest (September 26-27th):
80m -- 3520-3580 kHz 20m -- 14070-14150 kHz
3599-3612 kHz 15m -- 21070-21150 kHz
3662-3680 kHz 10m -- 28070-28200 kHz
40m -- 7030-7200 kHz
The highlight of the change this year is the expansion on 80m. They
still cannot transmit on the main zone of 3580-3599 kHz, but 80m has
been a little bit expanded compared to past years. Hide, JH8KYU/1, states,
"I will try to operate on 80m more often and hope to get more contacts
than last year. See you on all bands including 80m in the coming WW
JD1, OGASAWARA (Reminder). Makoto, JI5RPT, will once again be active as
JD1BLY from Chichijima Island (AS-031) between October 3-6th. The schedule
may change depending on the status of COVID-19. Activity will be on 630-6
meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes (NO 6m EME). He states that he
will focus on the "630m band", 160m (SSB), the satellite (RS-44), FT8 on
the HF bands. "630m Band" will be active mainly on JT9 mode. QSL via his
home callsign JI5RPT. His log search will be available on his Web site at:
He will also use Twitter to inform his real-time activities at:
JW, SVALBARD (Change In Plans). Erwann, LB1QI, will be active as JW/LB1QI
from the JW5E club station (www.jw5e.com) in Lonyearbyen, Spitsbergen
Island, Svalbard (EU-026), between October 15-18th (not September 24-27th
as first reported), due to bad predicted propagation. Activity will be on
160-6 meters using CW and SSB, with a Yaesu FT857d and a JUMA PA1000 Amp.
QSL via LB1QI, direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or ClubLog. You can follow his
preparation on QRZ.com or FaceBook at: https://www.facebook.com/LB1QI
K1, UNITED STATES (Special Event/Award). Claus, AE0S, reminds everyone
that special event station K1A will be active for the "Amateur Radio
Software Award" between September 25th and October 4th, 2020. The special
event station promotes innovative, free and open amateur radio software.
The "2020 Amateur Radio Software Award" recipient Anthony Good and his
K3NG Arduino CW Keyer software project will be honored during the event.
Nominations for the 2021 awards will also be encouraged. "The Amateur
Radio Software Award" is an annual international award for the recognition
of software projects that enhance amateur radio. The award aims to promote
amateur radio software development which adhere to the same spirit as
amateur radio itself: innovative, free and open. More info about the
special event, operating schedule and the award can be found at:
To receive the special event QSL card for your contact(s) please send
SASE by November 1st to the address below. This allows them to know how
many QSL cards they need to print. The address is: Amateur Radio Software
Awards, Special Event Station, P.O. Box 126, Ames, IA 50010, USA?.
LX, LUXEMBOURG. Operators Gerard/PA0PIW, Gert/PA2LO, Maarten/PA3EYC,
Tymen/PA3GRM, Bert/PD0GP and Hans/PE1KWH will be active as LX/homecall
from Wilwerdange, Luxembourg, between October 15-18th. Activity will be
on 160-10 meeters using CW, SSB, FT8, FT4 and RTTY. QSL via PA3EYC, ClubLog
or LoTW. PLEASE NOTE: PD0GP will be using the LX6/ prefix for the Luxem-
bourg novice class. If they have permission, they will try to operate
from a Conzefenn site (LXFF-0039) for the "World Flora and Fauna" program,
and sign as LX/homecall/p.
OJ0, MARKET REEF. Henri, OH3JR, is once again active as OJ0JR from Market
Reef (EU-053) until September 26th. Activity will be limited to his free
time because he helps with maintenance of lighthouse while there. Look
for operations on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via his home
callsign or ClubLog.
OPDX MAILING LIST (Just A Reminder). Details on how to subscribe and
unsubscribe from the "OPDX Mailing List" are at the bottom of this
bulletin. PLEASE pass the word around.... Thanks and 73 de Tedd KB8NW
P4, ARUBA. Robert, W5AJ, will once again be active as P40P from Aruba
(SA-036) between September 22-30th. Look for him to be in the CQWW DX
RTTY Contest (September 26-27th) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL via
LoTW (preferred) or direct to W5AJ. NO BUREAU. Activity outside of the
contest Robert will help the Aruba Amateur Radio Club (AARC) pass out
P42WW QSOs on RTTY and CW. The P42WW activity is to commemorate the
75th anniversary of the end of World War II. QSL via P41G.
PJ4, BONAIRE. Martin, W1MD, will be active as PJ4A from the "PJ4G Radio
House" on Bonaire (SA-006, WLOTA LH-1279) during CQWW DX SSB Contest
(October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/High-Power entry. Outside the contest,
Martin will be active as PJ4/W1MD. QSL PJ4A via K4BAI. QSL PJ4/W1MD via
his home callsign. Check out the "PJ4G Radio House" at: http://www.pj4g.com
PROPAGATION FORECAST/REPORT (September 21-27th).......
Sep/21st AN Sep/24th AN Sep/26th AN
Sep/22nd AN Sep/25th HN Sep/27th LN
SOLAR REFERENCE KEYS/INDEXES AND GEOMAGNETIC REFERENCE
NORMALITY GEOMAG K Values Alpha
----------------- ------ -------- ------
AN - Above Normal Quiet K=0-1 0-7
HN - High Normal Unsettled K=2 8-15
LN - Low Normal Active K=3 16-29
BN - Below Normal Minor Storm K=4 30-49
DIS - Disturbed Major Storm K=5 50-99
VRY DIS - Very Disturbed Severe Storm K=6-9 100-400
*** SPACEWEATHER.COM reports the following:
SOLAR CYCLE 25 HAS BEGUN -- Solar Cycle 25 is officially underway.
NASA and NOAA made the announcement* during a media teleconference
on Sept. 15th. An international panel of experts found that the
sunspot number hit rock bottom in Dec. 2019. Since then, sunspot
counts have been slowly increasing with Solar Max expected in 2025.
Full Story -- https://spaceweatherarchive.com/2020/09/17/solar-cycle-25-has-begun/
Meanwhile, check out the following Web sites for propagation:
* VOACAP predication Web page at: http://www.voacap.com/hf
* DX.QSL.NET Propagation page: https://dx.qsl.net/propagation
* A daily HF radio wave propagation forecast can be found at:
* SolarHam Web page: http://www.solarham.net
* Radio Propagation/Space Weather/Sunspot Cycle Information at:
* News and Information About The Sun-Earth Environment:
* Monthly propagation charts between four USA regions and twelve
overseas locations are at: http://arrl.org/propagation
* Information and tutorials on propagation are at: http://k9la.us
* Graphic propagation tool by DR2W: http://www.dr2w.de/dx-propagation
* Point to point propagation at: http://www.predtest.uk/p2p.html
* Real-time propagation at: http://www.predtest.uk
* Also on Twitter: https://twitter.com/@GiellaW4hm
QSL INFO AND NEWS...................
QSL-INFO from DB0SDX by Lothar, DL1SBF (www.qslinfo.eu) (September 20th)
CR6K via CT1ILT (O/d/L) IY6SB via IK6XEJ SC3A via SM3WMU (d/L)
CT9/DL6MHW via DL6MHW LX/ON4LO/P via ON4LO SJ2W via SM2LIY (d/L)
CT9ABV via DL5AXX OH6POLA via OH6POLA (OH-B) SM/DL8MF via DL8MF
EH4MCG via EH4MCG (e/L) OK/DF9PE/P via DF9PE (e) SM1/DL6JZ/P via DL6JZ
EM90QMR via EM90QMR (e) OR2F via ON8LDS UP44WFF via UN6GAO (L/e/d)
HF1J via SP1NEN PA/DL8ECA/P via DL8ECA VY2ZM via EA7HBC & (L)
I5/PH2A via PH2A (L/e) PF70DARC via PA2TMS ZW8JN via PY2OP
IS0/DL2JRM via DL2JRM PY5ZHP via SP7CVW and LoTW
(e) eQSL only (d) direct only (B) Bureau only (*-B) DX's- Bureau
(O) OQRS only (C) ClubLog only (L) LoTW only (N) No QSL needed
(I) No IRC (P) PayPal (NB) No Bureau (n) no printed QSLs
LOGS ONLINE (New/Updated) AVAILABLE ON CLUBLOG.ORG THIS WEEK......
LOTW USER GUIDE. If you are a new user or planning to use "Logbook of
The World" (LoTW), Gary, ZL2IFB, has put together an easy step-by-step
guide or should we say manual (about 33 pages with pictures) to help
you use LoTW. The PDF file is available for download at:
QSLS RECEIVED VIA LoTW: 1A0C, 5B4AMM, 9N7WE, 9Z4Y, E44WE, HZ1BW, JW5E,
KH6HI, KK6YYF, OY1CT, PY2VZ, T6AA and VP8PJ
QSLS RECEIVED VIA MAIL: 6F3A, GM4ATA and RK3SWB/1 (EU-117)
QSLS RECEIVED VIA THE BUREAU: 8J1ITU, 8R1/AG6UT, A61E, AN570CS, C31RP,
C31SG, C31US, C31VM, C31ZM, C37ITU, C37NL, C37URA, C81G, CO6HLP, E31A,
FH/DJ9RR, FR/DJ9RR, HA90AM, HA90HL, HA90MRASZ, HG70LL, HG90KI, HG90MF,
HZ1SK, J52EC, JW/M0BLF, LY90RADIO, LZ142GO, LZ1908IK, LZ250KD, LZ34WGI,
LZ603IL, OG0C, OT10WCA, OY/IZ1AZA, PH32EUDXF, TA5FA, TC5OCK, TK/IW5ELA,
TM10FOR, TM13WAP, TM220BF, TM50KBK, TM53J, TN/UA9FGR, TO972A, V5/DJ9RR,
VP2E/K1XM, VP9I, XV9BO, ZC4UW and ZD8D
--- We would like to see more QSL Bureaus (such as AS/US/SA/AF.. etc)
send in their info....
V3, BELIZE. Marc, V31MA, will be active as V3A during the CQWW DX SSB
Contest (October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL
YH0, INDONESIA (Special Event). Members of the Indonesian Amateur Radio
Organization (ORARI) West Jakarta Club will be active as YH0AF on Tuesday,
September 29th, between (0900-1600 UTC). Activity is to commemorate the
7th anniversary of ORARI Local West Jakarta. Suggested bands/frequencies
are: CW - 3500-3525 and 7020-7030 kHz
SSB - 3790-3810, 7135-7180 kHz and 145.380 MHz
FT8 - 3573 and 7074 kHz
Four different awards will be available. For more details, see: