Ali/EP3CQ is sporadically active as 6O1OO since the 22nd. QRV
mostly on 30 and 20m on FT8. The duration of his stay is unknown so
far. QSL only via the address listed at qrz.com.
Alan/G3XAQ is currently operating as 9G5XA with a QRP rig, mostly
on 17 and 15m on CW. QSL only direct via G3SWH or LoTW.
9M2, WEST MALAYSIA:
A large group of 9M2 hams will be putting the SOTA location Bukit
Perangin (711m asl) on the air as 9M22DX between June 3 and 5. The
call remains active until the end of June. QSL direct via 9M2CDX or
Harald/DF2WO signs 9X2AW from Kigali between June 1 and 22 on
160-10m (mainly on digital modes, some CW and SSB) and via QO-100.
Following his stay in Ruanda, Harald plans to move on to Burkina
Faso and continue as XT2AW. QSL via M0OXO.
Members of the Radio Club Torrevieja take part in the Museum Ships
on the Air event from the submarine S-61 Delfin on June 4 and 5
with the callsign EH5SUB. All contacts to be confirmed with a
special QSL card.
TM6CXJ honours the memory of Pierre Marge (F6CXJ) from June 1 to 6.
QSL via F2FZ (d/B) or LoTW.
The following special event stations celebrate Queen Elizabeth's
Platinum Jubilee throughout June: GB70E from Windsor Home Park,
GB70I from Northern Ireland, GB70M from Scotland, GB70W from Wales,
GB70U from Guernsey, GB70J from Jersey, and GB70D from the Isle of
Man. An award is also available. QSL via M0OXO (OQRS). For more
information see: https://rsgb.org/main/activity/hm-queen-elizabeth-platinum-jubilee/award-70/
The Andover Radio Club joins the Jubilee celebrations with the
callsign GB70QPJ from June 1 to 28. QSL via bureau or direct.
E2WRTC supports the preparation of the World Radiosport Team
Championship from June to September. Champ/E21EIC and Zaki/E29TGW
will form a team for the event to held in July 2023 in Bologna,
Italy. See: https://www.wrtc2022.it.
W5KID from the destroyer USS Kidd (DD-661) will take part in the
Museum Ships on the Air event on June4/5. For QSL info see qrz.com.
The Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP) continues to honour
the memory of Orthodox saints during June with the callsign
LZ444KA. QSOs count towards the new All Saints - 2022 award. QSL
via bureau, LZ1KCP (d). http://www.lz1kcp.com/
VE2SPEED draws attention to the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Montreal
during June. QSL via VE2JCW (d/B), LoTW.
The club station VE3CWM at the Cold War Museum celebrates its 20th
anniversary with the callsign VE3CWM20 during June on 80-10m. QSL
via VE3BX (d/B), qrz.com, LoTW.
Radio amateurs in Gibraltar may use the ZQ-prefix during June to
mark Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee.
Further DX news
3D2/R ROTUMA IS.:
3D2RRR's operation from Rotuma Island started on May 24 with three
operators on the island. During the first days they were limited to
30-10m (CW, SSB, FT8), putting ca. 20000 QSOs into the log during
the first 50 hours. They report good propagation conditions on 10,
12, and 15m. The team has now added antennas for the lower bands
and also for 6m. They want to remind everyone that they are running
WSJT-X version 2.5 for FT8. An online log will be available after
their return, which is scheduled at the moment (depending on wx)
for June 5.
Janusz SP9FIH and Leszek SP6CIK put almost 30000 QSOs into their
logs as 9N7WE and 9N7CI during 24 days, including 209 QSOs on 6m. A
high local noise level made SSB operating very difficult. They also
suffered from frequent power cuts. QSL via homecalls or via OQRS.
British amateurs may use the GQ-prefix during June for the Platinum
Abbreviations in this DXNL:
ARLHS Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
DFCF Diplome des Forts et Chateaux de France
DIFM Diplome des Iles de la France Metropolitaine
LoTW Islands on the Air
OQRS Logbook of the World
SNSM Online QSL Request System
URE Societe Nationale des Sauveteurs en Mer
WCA Union de Radioaficionados Espanoles
WLOTA World Castles Award
WRTC World Lighthouse On The Air Award
AS-031; JD1, CHICHI / HAHA / MUKO ISLANDS: Nobu/JA0JHQ is currently
active as JD1BOW from Chichijima on 40-10m (CW, SSB). He remains on
the island until June 19. QSL via homecall, LoTW, ClubLog.
EU-017; I*9, EOLIE (aka LIPARI) ISLANDS: Francesco/IK6QON operates
from Lipari between June 4 and 10 as ID9/IK6QON on CW and SSB. QSL
via IK6QON (d/B).
EU-125; OZ, JYLLAND WEST group: Stefan/DL7AOS signs 5P5K from Romo
(DIA NS-001; OZFF-0040) between the 4th and 18th of June. QRV on
80-6m (SSB, digital modes). QSL via DL7AOS (d7B), LoTW. All SSB
QSOs will be recorded and are available for playback at: https://qsorder.hamradiomap.com
EU-137; SM7, SKANE COUNTY group: Lars/SM6CUK operates holiday-style
as SA6G/7 from the 6th to 12th of June on 40-10m (CW, some SSB).
QSL via homecall (d7B), LoTW, ClubLog.
Upcoming Island Activations
3Y/B BOUVET IS.: Apologies for the typo in last week's DXNL. The
callsign for the Bouvet trip in January 2023 will be 3Y0J. i
Mills on the Air
The GMA group invites German operators to activate a Mill
on June 6. For a lis t of locations and planned activations see the
GMA website: https://www.cqgma.org/
PAFF-0158, Boezems Kinderdijk:
PD0RWL signs /p and activate 15-20 mills on 40m on June 6. QSL via
VPFF, FALKLAND ISLANDS:
Bobby VP8ADR/P activated VPFF-8112 recently. Dave/VP8CLE (G1OCN)
announces the following activations up to mid-June: VPFF-8135
Volunteer and Cow Bay, VPFF-8130 Stanley Common and Cape Pembroke
Peninsula incl. Cape Pembroke Lighthouse, VPFF-8132 The Narrows,
VPFF-8105 Bertha's Beach, VPFF-8121 Moss Side, VPFF-8108 Cape Dolphin