Chuck/W0DLE pays Ho Chi Minh City a visit from February until April
and plans to operate as 3W9DLE on HF (CW, SSB, FT8), also during
the ARRL DX CW and Russian DX Contests. QSL via W0DLE (d).
9Y, Trinidad and Tobago:
Thomas/DL9OBQ remains active as 9Z4/DL9OBQ until Feb. 7 from Saint
Augustine (SA-011). QRV mostly on 30, 17, and 15m (CW only). QSL
via DL9OBQ (d/B).
During February TM15AAW will be active around the 15th Antarctic
Activity Week (Feb. 17 to 25). QRV on 40-10m, mostly on SSB.
Operator is Francois/F8DVD with the new WAP reference 285. For more
info see qrz.com. QSL via F8DVD (d/B).
H4, Solomon Islands:
Bernard/DL2GAC has returned to the Solomon Islands (OC-047) and
signs H44MS until the 2nd of May on HF. QSL via DL2GAC (d/B).
Mike/W1USN and Bob/AA1M are going to operate as HP8/W1USN and
HP8/AA1M between Feb. 1 and 15 on HF (CW, SSB, digital modes). QSL
via homecalls (d/B), LoTW.
Watch out for 4U13FEB operating from the United Nations Global
Service Center ARC (4U1GSC) in Brindisi until March 31. The call
marks the World Radio Day (Feb. 13). QSL via 9A2AA.
The ARI Fidenza Club (IQ4FE) is going to use a number of special
event callsigns during 2018 to commemorate milestones in radio
history. During February II4HRZ, dedicated to Heinrich Rudolf
Hertz, will be active. QSL via IQ4FE.
Giovanni/I0KQB is going to put the special event callsign II0GM on
the air during 2018 to commemorate G. Marconi. QSL via I0KQB (d),
8N1TKB celebrates the 30th anniversary of Tsukuba-City during
February and March. QSL cards will arrive automagically via the
The special event station LY100A to LY100Z are celebrating
Lithuania's Independence during February. QSL via LY1RMD. For more
information see: http://lrmd.lt/
The Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP) continues to honour
Bulgarian Saints during February with the callsign LZ250MT. QSOs
count towards the All Saints - 2018 award. QSL via bureau, LZ1KCP
P2, Papua New Guinea:
Haru/JA1XGI returns to New Britain Island (OC-008, WW Loc. QI16dp)
from Feb. 1 to 7. QRV as P29VXG with a focus on 160, 80, 40, 30,
and 20m; lowband focus on Europe and North America. QSL via JA1XGI,
ClubLog OQRS, LoTW. http://island.geocities.jp/P29vacation/
PB18ANT (WAP-289) joins the 15th Antarctic Activity Week during
February. QSL via PA0RDY (d).
PF2018SNK will be active from Sneek, the second stage of the 11th
Cities Marathon, during February. QSL via PA0MBD, ClubLog, LoTW.
Mitsuhiko/JL3WXS is going to pay the VIP Guest Hotel on Koror
Island (OC-009, WW Loc. PJ77fi) a visit from Feb. 1 to 5. QRV as
T88XS on 160-6m (SSB, CW, digital modes). QSL via JL3WXS (d/B).
During February the club station GX4BJC/a (WAB SU37) will be
operated by John/G0WGK, and MX1SWL/a (WAB SK56) by Merv/G0UJD. QSL
via G6XOU (d/B), eQSL. http://www.iswl.org.uk/
OE3GEA's Pacific Tour:
Gerhard/OE3GEA plans holiday-style activations around the Pacific
according to the following schedule on 30-10m (40 and 6m
Feb. 04 - 09: 3D2xyz (Call not sure yet)
Feb. 10 - 13: A35xyz (Call not sure yet)
Feb. 14 - 20: ZL/OE3GEA
Feb. 21 - 24: E51GEA
Feb. 25 - March 10: FO/OE3GEA
March 11 - 20: KH6/OE3GEA QSL
for all calls via OE3GEA (d/B).
RST Special Event:
Between February and the end of May members of the North Country DX
Association (NCDXA) will be active for the third time from
locations in Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and
Greenland with the calls KL7RST, VY1RST, VE8RST, VY0RST, and
OX7RST. QSL via K7ICE (d).
Radio amateurs from Israel are going to celebrate the founding of
the state from April 19 onwards for 70 days with the calls 4X70I,
4X70S, 4X70R, 4X70A, 4X70E, and 4X70L. A special award "Israel 70"
will be available, with the callsign 4Z70IARC counting as a Joker
per the award rules. The stations will also be active in the
Holyland Contest (April 19/20). QSL via LoTW and eQSL.
The EIDX Group plans to operate as 7Q7EI between March 24 and April
2, including the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest. QSL via M0OXO, ClubLog,
H4, Solomon Island and H40, Temotu:
Chung/VA7YM plans to put Guadalcanal Island (OC-047) on the air as
H44YM and Nendo Island (OC-100) as H40YM between Feb. 24 and March
16. QSL via EA5GL.
A Brazilian team (PP1CZ, PR7AB, PY2MC, PY2SEX, PY2WAS, PY3MM,
PY4BZ, PY5HSD, PY5KD, PY6RT, and PY7XC), supported by Bom/XX9LT, is
planning a DXpedition to Macao. QRV as XX9B with three stations on
160-10m on CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8. QSL via ClubLog OQRS or via
Abbreviations in this DXNL:
ARLHS Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
CIsA Canadian Islands Awards
IOTA Islands on the Air
LoTW Logbook of the World
NCDXA North Country DX Association
OQRS Online QSL Request System
WAB Worked All Britain
WAP Worldwide Antarctic Program
WCA World Castles Award
WLOTA World Lighthouse On The Air Award
WRTC World Radiosport Team Championship
03./04.02. Vermont QSO Party
03./04.02. DARC UKW-Winter-Fieldday
03./04.02. Bayerischer Bergtag
03./04.02. Black Sea Cup International
03.02. Minnesota QSO Party
03./04.02. British Columbia QSO Party
03.02. AGCW-DL Handtasten-Party
03.02. FISTS Sprint Contest
03./04.02. Mexico RTTY International
04.02. Februar QSO Party
AS-031; JD, Chichi/ Haha/ Muko Islands: Kazu/JD1BNA is going to
activate Hahajima Island (WLOTA 2282) between Feb. 2 and 5 with a
focus on 160-40m (CW). QSL via JL1UTS (d).
NA-008; VY0, Nunavut (Ellesmere Island) group: Pierre/VE3KTB and
Alex/VE1RUS will be returning to the Eureka Amateur Radio Station
(CIsA MW-005). QRV in their spare time between Feb. 4 and April 1
as VY0ERC, mostly on 40 and 20m on SSB, slow CW, and digital modes.
QSL via M0OXO OQRS.
NA-080; C6, Little Bahama Bank group: Tim/N4UM, Bob/N4BP, and
Mike/K4RUM are going to sign as C6ARU, C6AKQ, and C6AUM from Great
Abaco Island (WLOTA 1903, WW Loc. FL16ln) between the 6th and 20th
of February. QRV on 160-6m with a focus on CW and the CQ WPX RTTY
and ARRL DX CW Contests. QSL for C6ARU via N4UM (d), C6AUM via
K4RUM (d) and LoTW/eQSL; C6AKQ via N4BP (d) and LoTW.
OC-042; DU1-4, Luzon Island: Chris/F4EBK reist im Februar nach
Luzon Island (WLOTA 0081) und plant als DU3/F4EBK auf 10/15/20m mit
Rotary Dipole und 100W oder vielleicht 1kW QRV zu sein. QSL via