Vanuatu, YJ. Barry, VK2BJ will be active again as YJ0BJ
from Port Vila, Vanuatu on 2-16 November. He will operate CW and
SSB on 80-6 metres. QSL via VK2BJ (direct only), LoTW and eQSL.
Logsearch on Club Log.
St. Martin, FS. Once again John, K9EL will be active as
FS/K9EL from St. Martin on 21-28 October. He will be QRV on 80-6
metres CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via home call (OQRS on Club
Log), LoTW and eQSL. Follow his daily activities on Twitter (@FSK9EL).
He will be joined by FS/K9NU, FS/VE2BWL and FS/W9ILY; the four of
them will participate in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest as TO1E (QSL via
K9EL, OQRS, LoTW and eQSL).
Japan, JA. Beacon. Shirow JF6DEA/KE1EO writes; JA6YBR
returned to Service One of JA 50MHz beacons; JA6YBR on 50.017MHz,
which has been suspended by lightning, returned to service at 0015z
on October 12, 2015. Repairing and logistics of the equipment were
greatly supported by JH6VZS Kai, JH6AVS Take and JR6GKT Kou. We
are thankful for their devoting contribution. And we have to say
special thanks to our local community KSSG (Kyushu Six Meter SSB
Group) for their verious support.
Senegal, 6W. Francis, F6BLP, will once again be active
as 6W7SK from Saly Portudal, 80 kms south of Dakar on the coast,
between January 3-31st (2016). Activity will be holiday style using
the same station as last time (IC-7100, BLA-350, into G5RV antenna
and inverted L for 160m) operating mainly CW (some SSB and RTTY)
on 160-6 meters. Look for his low band activity during his local
sunrise and sunset. QSL via F6BLP, direct or by the Bureau. Logs
will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. For more details, logs and pictures
of his last operation, visit http://www.f6blp.org
Aruba, P4. Operators Jim/K5JP, Joel/N5JR and Jim/NT5V
will be active as P40DX, P40JR and P40JW, respectively, from Aruba
between now and October 17th. Activity will be on 160-6 meters,
with an emphasis on the 30/17/12m and 80/160m, using CW, SSB and
RTTY. QSL via their home callsign, direct, by the Bureau or LoTW
(after their return). DO NOT QSL via the P4 Bureau. Joel states,
"If possible I will upload my QSOs to ClubLog on a daily basis
Fernando de Noronha,
PY0F. Update. Operators
Ron/AA4NC, Will/AA4VK, and Murray/WA4DAN will be active as PY0F/homecall
from Fernando de Noronha between October 18-28th, including operating
in the CQWW DX SSB
KG4. Update. Bill/W4WV,
Keith/KE4KDY, and Jim/KG9LB plan to put Guantanamo Bay (WW Loc.
FK29kv) on the air from the 9th to 23rd with the calls KG4WV, KG4DY,
and KG4AW. QRV on 160-6m on CW, SSB, RTTY, and PSK. QSL via homecall.
Gambia, C5. Luc, F5RAV and Gerard, F5NVF will be active
as C5LT from The Gambia on 20-27 October. They will operate SSB,
CW and PSK on 80-6 metres, and will leave behind a station for Mustapha,
C5MF and other future Gambian hams to use. Luc will participate
in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest as C5C. QSL C5C, C5LT and C5MF via F5RAV
Kenya, 5Z. German operators Manfred/DK1BT, Sigi/DL7DF,
Reiner/DL7KL and Frank/DL7UFR will be active as 5Z4HW from Kenya
between November 4-18th. Activity will be on 160-6 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. Equipment consists of two K2 transceivers
K2, two OX1000 power amplifiers, a 18m lowband vertical, a 40m and
a 30m loop, a Spiderbeam for 20m through 10m and a 5 element yagi
for 6m. Pilot station will be Bernd, DF3CB. QSL via DL7DF, direct
or by the Bureau. Also, look for operators to possibly sign 5Z4/homecalls.
For more details and possible updates, see http://www.dl7df.com/5z4hw_2015
Vietnam, XW. Operators Kunio/JA8VE and Hiro/JF1OCQ
will be active as 3W4VE and 3W4VX, respectively, from Phu Qoc Island
between November 4-11th. Activity will be holiday style on 160-6
meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via their home callsigns.
Willis Isl., VK9W. Update. An international team will
activate an amateur radio DXpedition station VK9WA from Willis Islets
between November 14-23rd. Complete details can be found on their
Web page http://vk9wa.com. A third newsletter was release this past
week. Here are the URL addresses for all of their newsletters:
Jamaica, 6Y. Masa, JA0RQV will be active as 6Y5, JA0RQV
from Jamaica between 24 October and 9 December. This will be a business
trip, and he will be QRV on 40-6 metres CW and SSB in his spare
time and during the weekends. He has plans to operate in the CQ
WW DX SSB Contest from the QTH of 6Y5WJ. QSL via JA0RQV, direct
or bureau (OQRS on Club Log), and LoTW. Updates will be posted to
V7. Update to OPDX.1228.
A German team will be active from the Republic of the Marshall Islands
as V73D from Majuro Island between October 13-28th. The following
12 operators are highly experienced by various contests and DXpeditions:
Rolf/DL7VEE (Initiator and team leader), Werner/DJ9KH, Heye/DJ9RR,
Rudolf/DK3CG, Joe/DK5WL, Guenter/DL2AWG, Norbert/DL2RNS, Georg/DL4SVA,
Hans/DL6JGN, Franz/DL9GFB, Wolf/DM2AUJ and Sid/DM2AYO. They will
have 4 500-watts-stations simultaneously on the air 24/7, on 160-6
meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. Suggested frequencies are listed
in OPDX.1228. An OQRS will be used from ClubLog for both direct
or Bureau QSLs (Preferred). QSL via DL4SVA, direct or by the Bureau.
Log will be uploaded 6 months after DXpedition. The Web page has
been redesigned and is available at http://v73d.mydx.de
Tuvalu, T2. Update. Stan/LZ1GC, Lubo/OM5ZW, and John/KK7L
plan to be active from Funafuti Island (WW Loc. RI91OL) as T2GC
between Sept. 24 and October 14. QRV on 160-6m on CW, SSB, and RTTY.
QSL via LZ1GC (d/B), LoTW. http://www.c21gc.com/
Tuvalu, T2. Operators Stan/LZ1GC (C21GC, 3D2GC) and
Lubo/OM5ZW will be active as T2GC from the Vaiaku Lagi Hotel in
Funafuti between September 24th and October 14th. Activity will
be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. Suggest frequencies are:
Belize, V3. Andre, DL1AS, is currently active as V31DL
until mid-October. QRV on 160-6m, lots of modes except CW, running
a IC-756ProIII and an Expert amplifier. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, direct
KG4. Jim, KG9LB, will be
active as KG4AW from Guantanamo Bay between October 9-16th. Activity
will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via his
home callsign direct. Added note:
St. Lucia, J6. Steve, WF2S and Ralph, K1ZZI will
be active holiday style as J6/WF2S and J6/K1ZZI from St. Lucia on
7-18 October. Activity will be on CW, SSB, RTTY plus some JT65
and JT9 "on whatever band is open". QSLs via home calls
(OQRS of direct and bureau cards will be available) and LoTW.
Seychelles, S7. A group of Polish operators (Polish DXpedition)
will be active as S79SP from Mahe Island between October 3-18th.
Operators mentioned are Wlodek/SP6EQZ, Jan/SP2EBP, YL Gala/SP2GKS,
Jan/SP3CYY, Ryszard/SP6FXY, Kris/SP6JIU and Roman/SP9FOW. Activity
will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via SP6FXY,
ClubLog's OQRS, eQSL or LoTW. For more details and updates, watch
(still under construction) http://www.s79sp.dxing.pl
Cape Verde, D4. Operators Jose/EA1ACP, Charly/EA1DVY,
Gen/EA5HPX, Francisco/EA7FTR, Humberto/CX3AN, Gustavo/CX2AM, Mario/CX4CR
and David/EB7DX will be active as D4D from Boa Vista, Cape Verde,
between October 17-24th. Activity will be on 80-6 meters using
CW, SSB, and RTTY. It will not be a 24-HRs fully operation, but
they will try their best. Support off-island person is Jose, EB5BBM.
QSL via EB7DX.
St. Helena, ZD7. Oliver, W6NV, will be active as ZD7N from
Helena Island during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th).
Look for activity outside of the contest on the HF bands and 6 meters.
QSL via W6NV.
Contest, Open / WW.
San Andres Isl.,
HK0. Joseph, LU1FM, will
once again be active as 5J0B from San Andres Island between October
17-27th. Daniel, LU9FHF, will also be with him. Activity will be
on 160-6 meters using SSB and the Digital modes. Also look for him
to participate the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th). Equipment
will be an IC-7100 with an ALS MRX 500 amp into a Hex-beam (20-6m)
and dipoles for 160/80/40m. QSL via his home callsign. Look for
more details and updates at http://www.tarjetasqsl.com.ar/5j0b
Fernando de Noronha,
PY0F. Three of the five
member 1992 Navassa DXpedition Team, Ron/AA4NC, Will/AA4VK, and
Murray/WA4DAN are planning a "reunion" DXpedition to PY0F,
Fernando de Noronha between October 18-27th, including operating
in the CQWW Phone Contest. Look for operators to sign PY0F/homecall
on all-bands on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. Elecraft has
generously provided a complete station, including K3S and KPA500
amp. AA4NC will be the operator for the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October
24-25th) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry signing PY0F/AA4NC. A multi-card
color QSL with island scenes similar to the QSLs for their recent
CY0 operations is planned. WA4DAN will handle "Direct"
QSLs. An OQRS service will be available on the Web page at http://www.qslnow.com/py0f---fernando-de-nonronha.html Until a dedicated PY0F website is created,
updates will be posted at http://www.AA4VK.com and at the various DX bulletins.
St. Martin, FS. If you missed John's, K9EL, activity this
June, he will once again be active as FS/K9EL from St. Martin (WW
Loc. FK88) between October 21-28th. Activity will probably be on
80-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. He will be running 500 watts
into a 3 element yagi on 6m, dipoles for 10-30m and a vertical for
V7. Update. After their
T30D DXpedition to Tarawa in 2014, a German team is prepared for
another DXpedition. The destination will be to the Republic of the
Marshall Islands. They state, "It was a long and complicated
paperwork with countless emails, but we have now all the confirmations.
In the last years there were only a few single OP DXpeditions on
these islands, and V73NS is active on CW from 40m and up. So we
know about the special needs on the lower bands and on SSB and RTTY
modes." The German team will be active as V73D from Majuro
Island between October 13-28th. The following 12 operators are highly
experienced by various contests and DXpeditions: Rolf/DL7VEE (Initiator
and team leader), Werner/DJ9KH, Heye/DJ9RR, Rudolf/DK3CG, Joe/DK5WL,
Guenter/DL2AWG, Norbert/DL2RNS, Georg/DL4SVA, Hans/DL6JGN, Franz/DL9GFB,
Wolf/DM2AUJ and Sid/DM2AYO. They will have 4 500-watts-stations
simultaneously on the air 24/7, on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY. Suggested frequencies are:
V7. Members of the T30D
DXpedition (2014) have decided to go to Majuro, Marshall Islands,
between October 13-28th, 2015. The team includes Werner/DJ9KH, Heye/DJ9RR,
Rudolf/DK3CG, Joe/DK5WL, Günter/DL2AWG, Bert/DL2RNS, Georg/DL4SVA,
Hans/DL6JGN, Franz/DL9GFB, Wolf/DM2AUJ, Sid/DM2AYO and Rolf/DL7VEE
(Team Leader). The team will use the callsign V73D. They will make
a serious effort on CW, SSB and RTTY, between 160-6 meters. They
plan for 4x 500-watts-stations to operate 24/7. Rolf, DL7VEE, states,
"Hopefully we have enough place for all planned antennas."
There is now a Web page available at http://v73d.mydx.de
Micronesia, V6. Operators Yuji/JH2BNL (V6AAA) and Minekazu/JA2NQG
(V6WW) will be active from Pohnpei Island between October 25-29th.
Activity will be on all bands, 160-6 meters, using CW, SSB, and
RTTY with 500 watts. They will take part in the CWWW DX SSB Contest
during the final several hours of the contest. QSL via their home
9M2. 9M10CSB celebrates
the 10th anniversary of the Scout Amateur Radio Club Owerri (OFT)
on the air until October 31. QRV on 80-6m on SSB, CW, and digital
modes. QSL via 9W2VVH (d).
Wallis and Fortuna
Isl., FW. Jean-Jacques,
TK5JJ, will leave Corsica for 2 years and travel to Wallis Island
where he will be active as FW5JJ. He hopes to be active very soon
after his arrival with an Icom 756PRO and G5RV antenna. The rest
of his equipement will arrive later. He will be active on SSB, CW
and the Digital modes on all HF bands, 6m and 2m EME. QSL via F5RXL.
Palau, T8. JA operators Koh/JA4BXL (T88ZE), Kad/JA4BDY
(T88KK) and Tom/JA4BVU (T88SH) will be active from the VIP Guest
Hotel (Free Radio Room) on Koror Island between October 30th and
November 5th. Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY. QSL via their home callsigns. For more details about the VIP
Guest Hotel (Free Radio Room), see http://www.palau-radio.com/index.php?page=rr2014
St. Kitts, V4. John, W5JON/V47JA, informs OPDX that he
will once again be active as V47JA from his vacation home in Calypso
Bay, St. Kitts (WW Loc. FK87SG), located 200 feet from the Caribbean
Sea, between October 6th and November 6th. Activity will be on 160-6
meters (incl. 60m) using SSB. He will also be active during the
CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry.
Equipment is a Kenwood TS-590S and Elecraft KPA500 Amplifier. Antennas
include: 31', 10-40m Vertical, and 35', 40/80m Top Loaded Vertical;
and newly added, shortened 160m dipole and 3 element Yagi for 6m.
Also, XYL Cathy, W5HAM, will occasionally operate as V47HAM. ALL
QSLs go to W5JON direct or via LoTW. NO Bureau QSLs.
St. Lucia. J6. Operators Bill/AA4OC, Frank/KB7NJV, Russ/N7QR,
Dave/N7DWL, and Mac/WT4BT will be active as J6/homecall along with
Joe/N7BF (J68KF) from St. Lucia between November 7-14th. Activity
will be on 40-10 meters (possibly 80/6 meters) using all modes.
Their operations will be from a villa and from various beaches and
hilltops. QSL via LoTW or via their home callsigns.
Willis Isl., VK9W. An international team will activate an
amateur radio DXpedition station VK9WA from Willis Isles between
November 14-23rd. They announced this past week on their Web page
http://vk9wa.com the following: "Our eight man team
vk9wa.com/team is now complete. Fund-raising and planning
continue. We're grateful for significant sponsorships by INDEXA
www.indexa.org and the German DX Foundation www.gdxf.de. We're happy to announce a partnership with Tangaroa
Blue Foundation www.tangaroablue.org and the Australian Marine Debris Initiative www.tangaroablue.org, in conjunction with Parks Australia and the Department
of the Environment, to conduct an island cleanup and debris inventory
of Middle Cay. This cleanup and our ecology and animal reports will
provide valuable data and help protect the many sensitive and threatened
species of Willis Island."
Seychelles, S7. Update. Just over a month ago, the S79C
team released information about their plans to activate Coetivy
Island. With little over 2 months before our departure, we are delighted
to confirm that plans are definite and large deposits have already
been paid to the relevant departments. We have obtained all necessary
permits both to visit and operate from Coetivy.
Seychelles, S7. Operators Christian/EA3NT, Dave/EI9FBB,
Col/MM0NDX, Ronald/PA3EWP, Jacek/SP5APW and Craig/VK5CE will for
the first time ever activate Coetivy Island in the Seychelles between
November 15-23rd. According to their press release [edited]: Situated
300km south of Mahe - Seychelles, access is only possible by private
airplane charter, using the short 550 meter airstrip.
KH8. Masahiro, JH3PRR,
will once again be active as KH8B from the Turtle & Shark Lodge
in Pago Pago during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th) and
CQWW DX CW Contest (November 28-29th), probably as a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power
entry. His operations will take place between October 21-26th and
November 25-30th. If like last time, his equipment will be: K3+2K-FA
1.5kW, 10-20m Hexbeam and 30-160m VDP. He will have a 6m beacon.
Outside of the contest, activity will be focused on AS, EU and AF.
QSL via JH3PRR or LoTW (preferred). OQRS via ClubLog will also be
available too. Contest log will be uploaded after a week. OQRS Bureau
will be available for only 4 months and closed after that.
December or later.
Nicaragua, YN. Mike, AJ9C, will once again be active
as YN2CC from Granada, Nicaragua, between November 25th and December
2nd. Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. Also,
Mike will be in the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 28-29th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power
entry. QSL via LoTW or direct and by the Bureau to his home callsign.
Logs will be uploaded to LoTW upon his return home and QSLs can
be requested via the OQRS on ClubLog.
ZD8. Oliver, W6NV, will
once again be active as ZD8W from Ascension Island between November
6th and December 4th. Activity will include the CQWW DX CW Contest
(November 28-29th). Look for activity outside of the contest on
the HF bands and 6 meters. QSL via W6NV.
Micronesia, V6. Operators Sho, JA7HMZ, will once again
be active as V63DX from Pohnpei Island between November 27th and
December 5th. Activity will be on 160-6 meters, all modes and including
the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 28-29th) as a Single-Op/All-Band
entry signing V6A. He will be looking for European stations on 160m
before and after the contest. QSL via his home callsign. No Bureau
Angola, D2. Igor/UA9OBO is currently staying in Angola
until 8 Dec. 2015 and operates as D3AM. QSL via UA1QV.
Denmark, OZ. Special event. To celebrate the 90th anniversary
of the IARU, Danish radio amateurs will activate the special event
callsign, OZ90IARU, between January 1st and December 31st, 2015.
Activity will be on all bands, inclusive the WARC bands, and all
modes may be used. Exceptions are cross-mode, cross-band contacts
and contacts via repeater and echo-link.
Hungary, HA. HG90IARU joins the IARU jubilee celebrations
on the air throughout the year. QRV on HF and 6m from the club station
HG5C. The team also works on the rules of a dedicated award. QSL
via HA5MA, LoTW, eQSL, OQRS.
2016 or later.
Vanuatu, YJ. Daniel, VK4AFU, will be active as YJ0AFU
from Port Vila, Efate Island, between January 2-10th (2016). Activity
will be on 160-6 meters using JT65, JT9, RTTY, CW, SSB and some
WSPR. Look for him on 6m using JT65 on 50090 kHz and CW/SSB on 50160
kHz +5 kHz. QSL via LoTW or NA5U direct. LoTW uploads will be done
when he returns home. Check QRZ.com for updates.
Palau, T8. JA operators Mike/JA6EGL (T88SM), Hirotaka/JA6KYU
(T88HS) and Yasuo/JA6UBY (T88RR) will be active from the VIP Guest
Hotel (Free Radio Room) on Koror Island between January 7-14th (2016).
Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via
their home callsigns.
Rotuma, 3D2. A couple of sources report that Antoine,
3D2AG, will be active as 3D2AG/P from Rotuma Island sometime between
December 6th and January 15th (2016). Activity will be on 40-6 meters
using CW, SSB and possible PSK31. Another source (DXNews.com) states
that he will also try 80 meters and will use an Icom IC-7000 and
TS440S transceivers with 3 element yagis and an inverted V antenna
and 6 element Yagi for 6m. Antoine is with the European Union Global
Climate Change Alliance Project and Pacific Centre for Environment
and Sustainable Development, plus the University of the South Pacific
in Suva, Fiji. QSL via his home callsign direct only. Also, watch
QRZ.com for update by Antoine.
South Cook Isl.,
E5. Operators Tatsuo/JA3ARJ
(E51ARJ), Jusei/JA3IVU (E51IVU), Tsuguya/JA3UJR (E51UJR), Noriaki/JF3HPN
(E51SSS), Kumio/JH3LSS (E51LSS), Masumi/JA3AVO (E51AVO) and YL Hiroko/JH3PBL
(E51PBL) will be active as E51J (Group callsign) from the Kii Kii
Motel on Rarotonga Islands between January 12-21st (2016). Activity
will be on 80-6 meters (possibly 160m) using CW, SSB and the Digital
modes. QSL E51J and E51AVO via JA3AVO. QSL all other callsigns via
their home callsigns. For more details and updates, watch: http://www.nakade.jp/e5.htm.
KH5. Update. Lou N2TU and
Craig K9CT previously announced a DXpedition to Palmyra Atoll at
the International DX Convention in Visalia, California. Palmyra
(KH5) ranks #9 on the Most Wanted List and #2 in Europe.
KH5. (Press Release #1,
April 18th)[edited]. Craig/K9CT) and Lou/N2TU are proud to announce
a DXpedition to Palmyra Atoll. Palmyra (KH5) ranks in the top ten
on the Most Wanted List and #2 in Europe. After many months of negotiations
with US Fish and Wildlife and The Nature Conservancy, the Palmyra
Island DXpedition Group has been awarded permission to activate
Cooper Island in the Palmyra Atoll during January 2016.
& South Georgia Island.
Excerpt. Paul, N6PSE, sent out the following press release on July
15th: The Intrepid DX Group is pleased to announce that all of our
plans are moving forward very well. We are testing and re-testing
our gear one last time before it goes into a container next week
and makes its voyage to meet the RV Braveheart in New Zealand.
& Southern Thule Isl´s., VP8SGI/VP8STI. DXpedition news (Press Release from the
Intrepid-DX Group VP8 Team). Paul, N6PSE, sent out the following
on September 15th [edited]
Guinea, 3XY. Members of the Italian DXpedition Team
will be active as 3XY1T from the Los Islands (WW Loc. IJ39CL) sometime
in February 2016 (TBA). The official DXpedition's Web site http://www.i2ysb.com/idt has a dedicated 3XY1T "Needs &
Wants Survey" form just added to it. The results will be used
in the planning of activity on the various bands. However, activity
will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. Their suggested
Palenstine, E4. Members of the "Palenstine 2016 Team"
will be active as E44Y from the village of Sebastia in the Mosaic
Guesthouse sometime during March of 2016. Current operators listed
are Romeo/S59M (Co-Leader), Marco/HB9OCR (Co-Leader), Jorge/HK1R,
Santos/EA4AK, Col/MM0NDX, Miran/S50O, Salim (Sal)/HK1T, Kaspars/YL1ZF,
Peter/PD1RP, Mariano/LU8EOT, Rodrigo/EA7JX, Fulvio/HB9DHG and Tim/LW9EOC.
Pilot stations are Lee/ZL2AL (VK/ZL), Michele/IW7EGQ (EU) and Jonathan/W6GX
(W6/W7). Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
Suggested frequencies are listed at http://palestine.ig9y.com/plans/
Juan de Nova, FR/J. The FT4TA, although busy wrapping up their
latest expedition, is already thinking about their next destination.
They are planning to activate Juan de Nova (FR/J) in March 2016.
The last team on the island was TO4E/TO4WW in 2003. Before that,
the last major DXpedition took place in the 1980s. Hence the island
ranks very high in most-wanted lists. Right now the group aims to
get on the air for 15 days with 10 operators. See the website for
more information to come: http://www.juandenovadx.com/
Juan de Nova, FT/J. Maurice, F5NQL, writes; Information
from the Juan da Nova 2016 team. August 14th Press Release.
FJ. Early Announcement.
Operators Dave/W9DR and Tom/W9AEB will be active as FJ/W9DR and
FJ/W9AEB from Saint Barthelemy Island between June 17-29th (2016).
Look for W9DR as FJ/W9DR on 6 meters only 50.115 MHz, CW/SSB with
a 6m Beacon 50.115.7 MHz. Look for W9AEB as FJ/W9AEB on 40-10 meters
CW/SSB. QSL via their home callsigns.
Cameroon, TJ. Update. Nicolas/F8FQX (ex 5T5SN,
TN5SN) will be staying in Cameroon during the next 3 to 4 years.
He hopes to get on the air as TJ3SN on HF and 6m. QSL via IZ1BZV
Benin, TY. Nicolas, F8FQX (ex-TJ3SN, TN5SN, 5T5SN),
who recently went QRT from Cameroon in July, will be moving to Benin
later this year and will be active as TY2SN for next three years.
Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via IZ1BZV
Gabon, TR. Alain, F6BCL, informs OPDX that he will
once again be active as TR8CA from Gabon starting on September 15th,
and normally for a period of 4 years, until retirement. He states,
"After I'll see if I will stay in Gabon or in France. This
trip Alain will bring a tuning box MFJ 1.5 kW and a HAM4 rotator
for his 3 element beam. He also intends to improve his antennas
80-160 meters. He adds that his projects for this trip: