The Ohio/Penn Dx PacketCluster
DX Bulletin No. 1503
February 15, 2021
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, AF8C, NJ1Q & W1AW, NG3K & ADXO, W3UR & The Daily DX, K8LBT,
K8YSE, W8GEX & 60m DX News, W9ILY, DL1SBF, DL7UXG & The DX News Letter,
DXNews.com, DX-World.Net, EA6URE, F6AJA & Les Nouvelles DX, I1JQJ/IK1ADH
& 425 DX News, PT7WA, Sixitalia Weekly, and VA3RJ & ICPO for the following
DXCC COUNTRY/ENTITY REPORT: According to the AR-Cluster Network for the
week of Sunday, 7th/February, through Sunday, 14th/February there were 212
countries active. Countries available: 3A, 3B8, 3D2, 3V, 3W, 4J, 4L, 4O,
4S, 4X, 5A, 5B, 5H, 5R, 5T, 5U, 5W, 5Z, 6W, 6Y, 7X, 8P, 8Q, 9A, 9G, 9H,
9J, 9K, 9M2, 9M6, 9N, 9Q, 9V, 9Y, A4, 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, EP, ER, ES, ET, EU, EX, EY, F, FG, FH, FK, FM,
FO, FR, FS, FY, G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GU, GW, HA, HB, HB0, HC, HC8, HH, HI,
HK, HK0/a, HL, HP, HR, HS, HZ, I, IS, J3, J6, J7, JA, JD/o, JT, JW, JX,
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, P4, PA, PJ2, PJ4, PJ5, PJ7, PY, PZ, S0,
S5, S7, SM, SP, ST, SV, SV5, SV9, T2, T7, 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,
VP2E, VP2M, VP8, VP9, VR, VU, XE, XU, XW, YA, YB, YI, YL, YN, YO, YS, YU,
YV, Z3, Z8, ZA, ZB, ZC4, ZD7, ZD8, 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".
18th AAW. The 18th Antarctic Activity Week (AAW) will take place between
February 20-28th. Complete details/rules/free diploma, and a list of
participating stations are available at:
4U13, ITALY. Members of the UN Global Service Center ARC (4U1GSC) in
Brindisi, Italy, will be active as 4U13FEB until February 28th, to
promote "World Radio Day" [February 13th]. Operations are usually on
various HF bands. QSL via 9A2AA, direct or by the Bureau.
5A, LIBYA. YL Elham, 5A0YL, continues to be active from Tripoli. Activity
has been mainly on 20/17 meters FT8 between 0830-1130z and 1500-1800z.
QSL via ClubLog's OQRS.
5J39/5K48/5J85, COLOMBIA (Special Event). Members of the Bogota Radio
Amateur League (HK3LRB) will activate three special event callsigns
5J39FUL (University Foundation Los Libertadores), 5K8LRB (Liga Colombiana
de Radioaficctores) and 5J85FJR (Jorge Reynolds Foundation) between June
1-8th. Activity will be on various HF bands. Look for more details to
5R, MADAGASCAR. Gallo, IZ8DFO, has been issued the callsign 5R8DO on
February 9th, but no details on when he will use this callsign. His
license (view on QRZ.com) lists a Yaesu FT-450D with 100 watts. No other
details are available. Stay Tuned!
5V, TOGO (Reminder). Daniel, HB9EHD, will once again be active as 5VDE
from Togo between February 11-20th. He plans to be active on the QO-100
SSB satellite below the middle beacon and on FT8 on 40/20 meters. Look
for QSOs to be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. QSL via HB9EHD direct.
8Q, MALDIVES (Update). Sergei, RU3AN, was active as 8Q7/RU3AN on his first
day from Makunudu Island, but then switched and used the callsign 8Q7SZ.
He is expected to go QRT early on February 14th. Activity will be holiday
style on various HF bands during his sunrises and sunsets (0100 and 1300
UTC). QSL via the Bureau.
8Q, MALDIVES (Update to OPDX.1496/Change Again). Nobby, G0VJG, who was
expected to be active as 8Q7CQ from Reethi Faru, Filaidhoo Island (AS-013),
between March 6-22nd, had to reschedule again due to the Covid-19 ("we
are not allowed to travel from UK"). He is now looking to be active between
September 29th and October 13th. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using
SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via M0OXO's OQRS, direct or ClubLog's OQRS.
9J, ZAMBIA. Brad, 9J2RS, is a new operator from Lusaka, Zambia. He states
that he is a "transplant from Baltimore, MD USA, and was lucky enough to
find an Elmer in 9J2BO (Brian Otter)" in Zambia. Brad is up and operating
on 20/17/15 meters using a vertical at 5m (roof-top). His equipment is a
100 watt 20 year old marine transceiver (Yaesu System 600) on loan from
9J2BO. QSL via address on QRZ.com.
CO, CUBA (LH Op). Reinaldo, CO6RD, will be active from a lighthouse
(ARLHS CUB-045) on Cayo Blanco de Zaza (possibly NA-204) between February
19-21st, during the American Lighthouses Weekend. Activity will be on CW,
RTTY, BPSK and FT8/FT4. QSL via EA5GL direct.
CY0 SABLE ISLAND DXPEDITION NEWS (TARGET IS OCTOBER 2021). From the Sable
Island DXpedition Web page (https://cy0dxpedition.net/index.html):
As everyone knows, the planned 2020 DXpedition to Sable Island had to
be postponed due to the worldwide Coronavirus. Since that time, we have
been in regular contact with Parks Canada and Sable Aviation.
There are three issues that we are currently dealing with. These include
the Canadian border being reopened, the province of Nova Scotia allowing
US citizens entry and Parks Canada allowing our team onto Sable Island.
These are all issues completely out of our control.
We are cautiously optimistic that our planned October DXpedition will
take place at that time. Still some months away, the Coronavirus will
(hopefully) be under control by that time. Time is on our side in this
The Sable Island DXpedition team remains committed and excited about
this opportunity. Planning continues as we receive regular updates. This
is a fluid situation and we will keep everyone updated as we receive
additional information. We would like to thank all of the foundations,
clubs and individuals for their support, understanding and patience.
We appreciate all of the foundations, clubs and individuals who have
contributed funding for our DXpedition.
DX90, SOUTH KOREA (Special Event). Kim, DS3BBC, and some other Korean
HAMs will activate the special event station D90EXPO between March 1st
and October 17th, to promote the 2021 Gyeryong World Military Culture
EXPO (K-Militery, Harmony of Peace) being held between October 1-17th.
QSL via DS3BBC, LoTW or ClubLog.
EA6, BALEARIC ISLANDS. Members of the Consejo Territorial URE Baleares
Radio Club [CTIB URE] will be celebrating "Balearic Islands Day" on March
1st, by activating the territorial council station EA6URE on air which
has been absent for many years.. Activity will also include the Balearic
Islands territorial Headquarters stations EA6URM, EA6URA, EA6URI, EA6URL
and EA6URP which will be active from March 1-7th. QSL via LoTW, eQSL
and by the Bureau.
FT8DMC ANNIVERSARY ACTIVITY WEEKS 2021. To commemorate the 4th anniversary,
several special event stations will be on air during the "FT8DMC Activity
Days" between August 2-15th. All stations will bear the FTDMC or FTDM
suffix, referring to the 4th anniversary of the "FT8 Digital Mode Club".
Special QSL-cards will confirm all QSOs and all logs will be uploaded to
LoTW and eQSL. For more details and how to obtain an award, see the FT8DMC
Web page at: https://www.ft8dmc.eu
GB0, ENGLAND (Special Event). Members of the Welland Valley Amateur Radio
Society will be putting several special event stations on air during 2021
to celebrate the patron saints of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
They will be on air for the feasts of the said Saints. (The Saints Days).
Here are the current following special event stations:
GBOSD -- Saint David, patron saint of Wales; between February 28th-
March 2nd; (The Feast of St. David is the 1st March)
GB0SP -- Saint Patrick, patron saint of Ireland; between March 16-18th;
(The Feast of St. Patrick is the 17th March)
GB0SG -- Saint George, patron saint of England; between April 22-24th;
(The Feast of St. George is on the 23rd April)
GB0SA -- Callsign pending; for Saint Andrew for St. Andrews Day in
The QSL routes for the above are: eQSL, LoTW and by the Bureau via
HH, HAITI. William, KO7SS, will be active as HH2AA from Radio Club D'Haïti
in Obleon during the ARRL International DX Contest (February 20-21st) as
a Single-Op/Low-Power/Assisted entry. He states, "Solar powered, remote
operated station." QSL via LoTW only.
II0, SARDINIA (Special Event). Members of the ARI Section Quartu Sant'Elena
(IQ0AM) will activate the special callsign II0QSE to celebrate the 40th
anniversary of the foundation Section ARI by Quartu Sant'Elena between
February 28th and June 30th. Activity will be on all amateur radio bands
allowed, and using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. A special diploma will
be available. (See QRZ.com). QSL via IS0AGY, direct or by the Bureau.
IOTA NEWS. The following are IOTA operations that were active this past
week between February 8-13th (as per the DXCluster):
IOTA Callsign Island/GROUP Bands/Modes
------ ---------- ------------- ------------
AF-004 EA8/PA7ZEE/P CANARY 20m; CW
AF-004 EA8CVZ CANARY 20m; SSB
AF-004 EA8DGY CANARY 20m; SSB
AF-004 EA8DQ CANARY 17m; CW
AF-004 EA8JK CANARY 20m; SSB
AF-018 IH9YMC Pantelleria 60m;
AF-022 ZD7FT ST. HELENA 20/17m; SSB
AF-022 ZD7PAS ST. HELENA 20m; SSB
AF-024 S79KW INNER 20m; FT8
AN-016 ZS7ANF Antarctica 30m; CW
AS-002 A91SD Bahrain 40m; FT8
AS-002 A92AA Bahrain 40m; SSB
AS-004 5B4AHO Cyprus 20m; SSB
AS-007 JA0FSB Honshu 80m; FT8
AS-007 JA3BWC Honshu 20m; SSB
AS-007 JA3QUU Honshu 20m; SSB
AS-007 JH3NGD Honshu 40/20m; SSB
AS-007 JI1ICF Honshu 20m; SSB
AS-101 HS0ZGV Malay Peninsula East 12m; FT8
AS-136 BH4BNQ Shanghai Province 40m; FT8
EU-004 EA6EJ BALEARIC 40m; CW
EU-005 2E0UKO Great Britain 20m; FT8
EU-005 GM6ZAK Great Britain 40m; SSB
EU-005 M0BNA Great Britain 20m; SSB
EU-005 M0VKC Great Britain 20m; FT4
EU-005 MM6PRH Great Britain 20m; SSB
EU-009 GM8OFQ ORKNEY 40m; SSB
EU-009 MM0AUP ORKNEY 30m; FT8
EU-009 MM5DWW ORKNEY 17m; FT8
EU-010 MM0BFF OUTER HEBRIDES 20m; FT8
EU-015 SV9RKU Crete 17m; SSB
EU-016 9A4W DALMATIA SOUTH 20m; CW
EU-021 TF2MSN ICELAND 20m; SSB
EU-022 JX2US Jan Mayen 80/20m; FT8
EU-023 9H5BZ Malta 20m; SSB
EU-023 9H1ET Malta 17m; FT8
EU-023 9H5JO Malta 20m; SSB
EU-024 IS0ZOD SARDINIA 20m; CW
EU-025 IT9JAV SICILY 40m; SSB
EU-060 SV1SJJ STEREA ELLAS REGION 15m; FT8
EU-067 SZ8ERS KYKLADES 20m; CW
EU-093 EA5IPM ALICANTE/MURCIA PROVINCE 40m; SSB
EU-114 2U0WZY SHIANT 40m; FT8
EU-115 EI3CTB IRELAND 40m; FT8
EU-115 GI0CWV/P IRELAND 17m; SSB
EU-115 MI0AIH IRELAND 17m; SSB
EU-131 IK3PQH/P VENETO REGION 40m; SSB
NA-015 CO8LY CUBA 17m; SSB/FT8
NA-015 CO8OH CUBA 40m; CW
NA-021 8P6NW BARBADOS 20m; SSB
NA-022 VP2EIH ANGUILLA 17m; FT8
NA-022 VP2ETE ANGUILLA 80m; FT8
NA-026 AC2OC NEW YORK STATE 40m; FT8
NA-026 KD2TCM NEW YORK STATE 20m; FT8
NA-027 VO1CH NEWFOUNDLAND 17m; FT8
NA-031 AA1AC RHODE ISLAND STATE 20m; CW
NA-099 NP4G Puerto Rico 20m; FT8
NA-099 WP3R Puerto Rico 40m; SSB
NA-101 J73WA DOMINICA 40m; FT8
NA-102 FG5GP GUADELOUPE 80m; FT8
NA-106 KP2B VIRGIN 17m; FT8
NA-107 FM4RU MARTINIQUE 40m; FT8
NA-148 KA1ULN MASSACHUSETTS STATE NORTH 40m; FT8
OC-001 VK4DAD Australia 40m; CW
OC-001 VK4JU Australia 17m; CW
OC-001 VK6EI Australia 40m; FT8
OC-006 VK7AC TASMANIA 40m; FT8
OC-032 FK4QX NEW CALEDONIA 20m; SSB
OC-032 FK8CE NEW CALEDONIA 30m; FT8
OC-036 ZL2OK NORTH 40m; SSB
OC-086 KH0/KC0W NORTHERN MARIANA 15m; FT8
OC-088 YC7WKX BORNEO 40m; CW
OC-097 5W1SA SAMOA 20m; FT8
OC-150 YB9KA TENGGARA BARAT 17m; FT8
SA-004 HC8MA GALAPAGOS 40m; CW
** Thanks to the individuals who put the island/group and mode
on their QSNs on their PacketCluster reports. The format we
suggest is "IOTA#/Mode/Island or Group" (ex. OC-146/FT8/Celebes).
AS-080. Kim, DS3BBC, and some other Korean HAMs will be active as
DX70EXPO from Pukkyongnyolbi Island in the Ch'ungch'ongnamdo
Province group between July 22-25th. Activity will be on 80-6
meters. They also plan to participate in the RSGB IOTA Contest
(July 24-25th). QSL via DS3BBC, LoTW or ClubLog.
EU-012. Gareth, M0MOL, will be active as MM0MOL/P from the main Island
of Shetland (while working there) in February and March.
Activity will be QRP with a typical portable setup. Operations
will be active mainly in the evenings after work. QSL via his
OC-161. Mario, YD6HNL, on Nias Island, North Sumatra, was heard this
past week on 15 meters FT8. QSL via EB7DX.
OC-166. Ravie, YD7RV, and possibly others are expected to be active
as YD7RV/p from Laut Kecil Island sometime in March (specific
dates not mentioned). Length of stay and bands/modes were not
mentioned. QSL via EA5GL.
SA-024. Members of the Grupo Escoteiro Marechal Rondon (a Scout Unit)
[PY2GMR], from Rio Claro [LH BRA-135], Brazil, will be active
as ZW2I from Comprida Island between February 19-22nd. Activity
will take place during the 13th American Lighthouse Weekend.
See QRZ.com for QSL info.
SA-024. (Update) Operators Roger/PU2SDX and Fabio/PY2RMZ will be active
as PR2IC from Comprida Island between February 19-21st. Activity
will be on 80/40/15/10 meters and SSB only. Operator's license
does not allow 20 meters. QSL via ClubLog or direct to PY2RMZ.
No Bureau cards.
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......
IQ3, ITALY (Special Event). Members of the amateur radio clubs ARI Cadore
and ARI Belluno are now active as IQ3DD during the FIS Alpine World Ski
Championships in Cortina, Italy, until February 28th. Activity will be
on 160/80/40/20/15/10/2 meters including 70cm and 23cm ES'HAIL 2 QO-100
satellite. Modes are CW, SSB and the Digital modes. A special QSL card
will be available. QSL via Bureau or direct to: ARI Brunico Montal
Section 25, 39030, Brunico San Lorenzo, Italy, or via the QSL Manager
IN3ZWF. For more information, see QRZ.com.
KH9, WAKE ISLAND (Reminder). Tom, NL7RR, is expected to be active starting
around February 26th, as KH9/NL7RR from Wake Island (OC-053) for about 6
weeks, as time permits. Tom hopes to be on 40/20 meters on SSB. QSL via
AL7JX, direct or by the Bureau.
NP4, PUERTO RICO (NA-099). Operators Edgar/N2GK, Gary/W2VQ, Al/WP3C and
Paul/WP3TT will be active as NP4DX in the ARRL International DX CW Contest
(February 20-21st) as a Multi-Single/Low-Power entry. Activity will also
count for the WLOTA as LH-2802. Operations outside of the contest will be
holiday style on 80-10 meters using CW and 100 watts. QSL via M0OXO.
See the Web page at: https://wp3c73.wixsite.com/wp3c
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
PLEASE NOTE: OUTLOOK users PLEASE read below.
P4, ARUBA (Reminder/Update). John, W2GD, will once again be active as
P40W from Aruba (SA-036) between February 14-23rd. Activity will be (when
time permits) on the various HF bands with some focus on the 30/17/12
meters and 160 meters mostly on CW (before and after the contest). His
activity will also include an entry in the upcoming ARRL International
DX CW Contest (February 20-21st) signing as P44W and as a Single-Op/All-
Band entry. QSL via LoTW or N2MM. No bureau cards.
PJ2, CURACAO (Slow Scan Television Certificate). Due to the spread of
COVID-19, this year "Karnaval" has been canceled on the Island of Curaçao.
However, members of the Curaçao Amateur Radio Group (CARG) will celebrate
Curaçao Karnaval 2021 On-The-Air. Look for team PJ2C to be active on SSTV
mode between February 14-19th. Operators mentioned are Carlo/PJ2CF and
Sergio/PJ2SM. The team will be transmitting 10 pictures of the 2020
Curaçao Karnaval. The band they will be using is the 20 meter, and they
plan to send/transmit every 3 minutes a new beautiful picture of Curaçao
Karnaval. If you receive at least 1 picture that's more than 50% clear,
you can apply for the CARG SSTV Online Certificate. To apply for the CARG
SSTV Online Certificate, just send them one of the CARG SSTV Karnaval
pictures you receive, with your name and callsign, in an E-mail to:
PROPAGATION FORECAST/REPORT (February 15-21st).......
Feb/15th LN Feb/18th AN Feb/20th HN
Feb/16th LN Feb/19th AN Feb/21st 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
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:
* Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) & National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Adminisration (NOAA):
* 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
PROPAGATION WEBINAR (The Rebirth of HF). A central topic of this pre-
sentation is why much of the rebirth of HF is due to advancements in a
wide range of fields, such as antenna design and digital modulation
schemes, as well as improvements in our understanding of propagation
and how we can adapt to the challenges of propagation at HF. Here is
a link to a 38 minute training video from Rohde and Schwarz on HF
propagation that is exceptionally well done and very understandable.
The title of the Webinar is called "The Rebirth of HF":
QSL INFO AND NEWS...................
QSL-INFO from from DB0SDX by Lothar, DL1SBF (www.qslinfo.eu) (February 14th)
and various sources provided by OPDX
3B8BAP via N4GNR A60HF/6 via A61BK SN65KDU via SP9KDU
8Q7MM via IZ5KID A60HF/7 via (d) SX200AEL via SV2AEL
9K60OK via 9K2OK A60HF/8 via EA7FTR SX200CLJ via SX2CLJ
A41CK via A61BK A60HF/9 via (d) SX200DAY via SV1DAY
A60EMM/0 via EA7FTR A60HF/10 via EA5ZD SX200DCD via SV2DCD
A60EMM/1 via A61BK A60HF/11 via IZ8CLM SX200DCX via SV3DCX
A60EMM/2 via EA7FTR A60HF/12 via (d) SX200EXU via SV3EXU
A60EMM/3 via A61BK A60HF/13 via EA7FTR SX200FJF via SV1FJF
A60EMM/4 via A61BK A62A via EA7FTR SX200FUO via SV3FUO
A60EMM/5 via A61BK A75GT via N4GNR SX200HXX via SV2HXX
A60EMM/6 via A61BK A91WRD via EC6DX SX200JAO via SV2JAO
A60EMM/7 via (d) CO8LY via EA7ADH SX200PMR via SV1PMR
A60EMM/8 via EA7FTR CX2AQ via EA5KB SX200RGI via SV9RGI
A60EMM/9 via (d) DU3LA via W3HNK SX200RK via SV1RK
A60EMM/10 via EA5ZD HP3SS via AC2OV SX200SPC via SV3SPC
A60EMM/11 via IZ8CLM HS0ZJF via ON4AFU SX200SPD via SV3SPD
A60EMM/12 via (d) HZ1WRD via HZ1SAR SX200WT via SV2WT
A60EMM/13 via EA7FTR IQ5WT via IW5AB V51HZ via N4GNR
A60HF via EA7FTR IR5MMI via IK5AEQ XR6C via EA7FTR
A60HF/0 via EA7FTR J79WTA via HB9MFM XV9NPS via JA2NPS
A60HF/1 via A61BK JY5HX via E73Y ZS0RR via M0OXO
A60HF/2 via EA7FTR JY5MM via IK2DUW ZS2AZ via EA5ZD
A60HF/3 via A61BK OG60IPA via OH4MDY ZS7ANF via RK1PWA
A60HF/4 via A61BK OH0PM via OH2PM
A60HF/5 via A61BK PJ4EL via M0URX
(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
(*) QSLs will be sent via the Bureau - No QSL needed
LOGS ONLINE (New/Updated) AVAILABLE ON CLUBLOG.ORG THIS WEEK......
NEW QSL ROUTE. David, EB7DX, is now the QSL Manager for HH2AA which
includes activities by Lee, WW2DX. David has the complete logs if you
need a QSL card from HH2AA.
QSLS RECEIVED VIA LoTW: 4Z5CX, 5V7TH, 6Y5FS, G3XHZ, G3XRJ, HL4SF (AS-026),
HS1XX, NL8F (NA-059), OH0W, RA9AJ, RU6B, S01A, S01WS, TY1TT and VE9GLF
QSLS RECEIVED VIA MAIL: 3D2CR (OC-112), 3Z150MPR, E51WL, WW0WWV, Y83Z
QSLS RECEIVED VIA THE BUREAU: NONE REPORTED THIS WEEK!!!
--- We would like to see more QSL Bureaus (such as AS/US/SA/AF.. etc)
send in their info....
RADIO GARDEN (Explore live radio by rotating the globe!). "Radio Garden"
is an interactive map of thousands of live radio stations across the
globe at: http://radio.garden
By clicking on the little green dots on the globe you will be able to
listen to an AM, FM, or Internet "radio" station.
SX200/SY200/SZ200, GREECE (Special Event). The Greek Ministry of Digital
Governance are allowing Greek Radio Amateurs to use the following special
prefixes to celebrate Greece's bicentennial of the 1821 Greek Revolution
(where Greek revolutionaries fought against the Ottoman Empire between
1821 and 1830) throughout 2021:
(see -- https://raag.org/2021/02/11/xorigisi-edk-gia-toys-ellines-radioerasitexnes)
SX200 -- Greek Radio Amateur Radio with Class 1 licenses (SV)
SY200 -- Introductory Level licenses (SY)
SZ200 -- Club stations (SZ)
ADDED NOTES: These special prefix stations (along with other special
Greek stations) are valid for a special "200 Years of Greek Independence
Award" and is available in four different levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold
and Platinum. Activity should be on various HF bands and modes. The
award manager is SV2RCK. Complete details are available at:
Some announced special event stations to look for are as follows:
SV1AVD/SX200 via (d) SX200EXU via (d/C) SX200KGA via (B)
SV1QZT/SX200 via (B/d/L/C) SX200FJN via (e/L) SX200ODQ via LoTW
SV2OEL/SX200 via (d/e/L) SX200FRI via (L/e) SX200RCK via (d)
SX200AEL via (d,L,e) SX200FUO via LoTW SX200RGI via (d/L)
SX200AIQ via (e/L/C) SX200FUP via LoTW SX200RK via SV1RK
SX200AQT via (d) SX200GWY via (d,B,L,e) SX200RMA via (d/L/e)
SX200AVD via LoTW SX200HEP via SV1HEP SX200RMU via (d/e/B)
SX200BBO via LoTW SX200HJW via (d) SX200RUX via (d)
SX200CLJ via SV2CLJ SX200HQL via SV2HQL SX200SFK via (L/B)
SX200COL via SV9COL SX200HXV via LoTW SX200SLB via (d/e)
SX200CQY via SV3CQY SX200HXX via (d/e/L) SX200SPC via SV3SPC
SX200CXW via (L/e) SX200IBQ via SV3IBQ SX200SPD via SV3SPD
SX200DAY via (C/d) SX200JAO via (L/C/d) SX200WT via SV2WT
SX200DCD via LoTW SX200JMC via (d) SY200DCF via LoTW
SX200DCX via SV3DCX SX200KF via SV2KF SY2DCF/SY200 via LoTW
TM18, FRANCE (Special Event/Reminder). Look for special event station
TM18AAW to be on the air between February 14-28th. Activity is to cele-
brate the 18th Antarctic Activity Week (AAW). Operator will be François,
F8DVD, from his QTH of Mâcon in the east part of France, 60 km North of
Lyon (JN26JH). The new reference number for the WAP program is 310.
Details on the WAP program can be found at: http://www.waponline.it
Activity will be on various HF bands between 40-40 meters. QSL via F8DVD,
direct (SAE + 2 USDs) or via Bureau.
YB, INDONESIA. Yohanes, YB2DX, will be active in the ARRL DX CW Contest
(February 20-21st) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL via LoTW or direct
YP145, ROMANIA (Special Event). Members of the Sport Club Pandurii Tirgu-Jiu
(YO7KFX) have activated the special callsign YP145B from Tirgu-Jiu, Romania,
until March 3rd. Activity is to celebrate 145th anniversary if the birth
of the great sculptor Constantin Brâncu?i. Operations will be on various
HF bands. All QSOs will be confirmed with a specially printed QSL for
this event. A printed or digital version of a special diploma/award is
available. See QRZ.com for details.
YW200, VENEZUELA (Special Event). Members of the Radio Club Valencia A.C.
will activate the special callsign YW200BC from Valencia to commemorate
the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Carabobo 1821.