CQ Six - 50 MHz DX Information
MMXVII. edited by O. Bjørn "Matt" Madsen (MCMLX)
holder of; OZ6OM, OZ50MHz, 5Q6M
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DX information - Stop press, news of the latest 7 days.

Tonga, A3. Masa, JA0RQV, will once again be active from Tonga. This time he will activate Niuafo'ou Island as A35JP/P between March 22-28th [He was originally schedule to go between September 28th and October 4th, 2016, but had to postpone]. It has been 7 years since last activation of A33A (by K6HFA). OC-123 is currently claimed by 17.9% of participants based on IOTA Web site (as of 17th February 2017). Operations will be on 40-6 meters using CW and SSB. His equipment is an IC-7300 (w/100W) into a vertical antenna. QSL via his home callsign, by the Bureau, direct (SASE w/1 IRC), LoTW or ClubLog. For more details and updates, visit his Blog page at: http://blog.goo.ne.jp/rqv
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1305 20 Feb. 2017 - 28 Mar. 2017

Cocos Island, VK9C. Lance, W7GJ, will once again be active from the Indian Ocean to focus on 6 meters EME QSOs. This time Lance is planning a 6 Meter EME DXpedition (for the first time) to West Island / Cocos Island as VK9CGJ between September 12-28th. All airline tickets have been purchased, and lodging reservations have been made. He informs OPDX this week of the following: "In order to get the word out as soon as possible, preliminary information on the upcoming 6m EME DXpedition is here: http://www.bigskyspaces.com/w7gj/Indian%20Ocean%202017.htm With the great increase in people capable of using digital modes, I hope to be able to provide these rare DXCC entities to many serious 6m DXers. Please check back for updated information! GL and VY 73, Lance"
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1305 20 Feb. 2017 - 28 Sep. 2017

Christmas Island, VK9X. Lance, W7GJ, will once again be active from the Indian Ocean to focus on 6 meters EME QSOs. This time Lance is planning a 6 Meter EME DXpedition to Christmas Island as VK9XGJ between October 2-18th. All airline tickets have been purchased, and lodging reservations have been made. He informs OPDX this week of the following: "In order to get the word out as soon as possible, preliminary information on the upcoming 6m EME DXpedition is here: http://www.bigskyspaces.com/w7gj/Indian%20Ocean%202017.htm With the great increase in people capable of using digital modes, I hope to be able to provide these rare DXCC entities to many serious 6m DXers. Please check back for updated information! GL and VY 73, Lance"
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1305 20 Feb. 2017 - 18 Oct. 2017

Albania, ZA. Operators Kees/PE1KL, Lennart/PD5LKM and YL Lisa/PA2LS will be active as ZA/PA2LS from Albania between March 22-29th. Activity will be on 160-10 meters as well as 6m and 2m using CW, SSB, PSK and RTTY. They will also be in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (March 25-26th). QSL via PA2LS, direct or by the Bureau.
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1305 20 Feb. 2017 - 29 Mar. 2017

Jersey, GJ. The Low Land DX Team will return to the Island of Jersey between May 5-11th. A small LLDXT team consisting of Alex/PA1AW, Ron/PA3EWP, Jo/PA9JO and Bob/PB5X will be active from the JARS Signal Point on Jersey. Like the previous visits in 2013 and 2010, the team will activate all bands between 160 and 2 meters in as many as possible modes. The teams focus will be “Demand driven” so they are open for any requests. Each team member will sign MJ/homecall and individual stations will enable maximum presence on the bands. QSL will be handled by Alex, PA1AW, for all callsigns. The team will have (realtime) on-line logs and OQRS using ClubLog and daily uploads to LoTW. For more details and updates, see: http://www.lldxt.eu/mj2017-lldxt-goes-to-jersey-bci
Sixitalia Weekly 20 Feb. 2017 - 11 May 2017

Botswana, A2. A UK Team will be active as A25UK from Botswana between April 25th and May 6th. Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. Some of the operators named are Nobby/G0VJG, Nick/G4FAL, Giles/M0TGV, Tony/G4LDL and Edd/GM0WED. QSL via M0OXO or via ClubLog's OQRS. Look for more details to be forthcoming. Also, visit their new Web page at http://www.a25uk.com
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1304 20 Feb. 2017 - May 6. 2017

Antigua, V2. Operators Babs/DL7AFS and Lot/DJ7ZG are once again active as V21ZG from Antigua between February 28th and March 26th. Activity will be holiday style on 80-6 meters including 60m, using mainly SSB, RTTY, PSK and SSTV. QSL via DL7AFS direct, ClubLog's OQRS or LoTW. Watch their Web page for updates at: http://www.qsl.net/dl7afs
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1304 20 Feb. 2017 - 26 Mar. 2017

Guam, KH2. Antonio, EA5BY, will be active as KH2BY from Island of Guam between March 29th and April 10th. Activity will be on 80-6 meters (60m included). Antonio states, "I will make an effort to operate on the bands/modes where Guam/KH2 is most needed. If in need, E-mail to ea5by at yahoo dot com for a sked." QSL only via EA5BY (see QRZ.com), direct, by the Bureau, ClubLog's OQRS or LoTW.
Sixitalia Weekly 20 Feb. 2017 - 10 Apr. 2017


DX / Activity calendar - by expiration date.

Starting

Ending

Call

WWL.

Opr.

QSL via

Remarks

Mar. 20 th.

Mar. 24 th.

ZF2CJ

 

JJ2RCJ

JJ2RCJ 

OQRS or LoTW 

Mar. 22 nd.

Mar. 28 th.

A35JP/P

 

JA0RQV

JA0RQV

Direct (SASE w/1 IRC), LoTW or ClubLog.

Feb. 28 th.

Mar. 26 th.

V21ZG

 

DL7AFS
DJ7ZG

DL7AFS

direct, ClubLog's OQRS or LoTW.

Feb. 13 th.

Mar. 29 th.

5J0NA

 

AA4NC
AA4VK
LW9EOC

LW9EOC

HK0 entity

ClubLog or LoTW 

Mar. 22 nd.

Mar. 29 th.

ZA/PA2LS

 

PA2LS a.o.

PA2LS

 

Mar. 19 th.

Apr. 3 rd.

V633KS
V633ZH

 

JA6REX
JH6HZH

JA6REX
JH6HZH 

Direct, by the Bureau or ClubLog's OQRS 

Feb. 1 th.

Apr. 5 th.

3B8HE

 

G8AFC

G8AFC 

 

Mar. 29 th.

Apr. 10 th.

KH2BY

 

EA5BY

EA5BY 

ClubLog's OQRS or LoTW. 

Apr.

Apr.

CE0...

 

CE5WQO ao

 

 

Apr.

Apr.

DX88ZWC

 

DU team ao

M0OXO

OQRS

Apr. 25 th.

May 6 th.

A25UK

 

G, GM team

M0OXO

ClubLog's OQRS.

May 5 th.

May 11 th.

GJ/PA...

 

PA team

PA1AW

 

Jun. 1 st.

Jun. 6 th.

HB0/GM4UYE

JN47SD 

GMDX group

M0OXO

OQRS

Jun. 9 th.

Jun. 18 th.

T8CW

 

JH0IXE

JA0FOX

JH0IXE direct, LoTW or eQSL 

Jun. 9 th.

Jun. 18 th.

T8CW

 

JH0IXE

JA0FOX

JH0IXE direct, LoTW or eQSL 

Aug.

Oct.

HC8/G8OFQ

 

G8OFQ

G8OFQ

LoTW

Sep. 14 th.

Sep. 21 st.

HD8M

 

Int. team

WB2REM

ClubLog's OQRS

Sep. 12 th.

Sep. 28 th.

VK9CGJ

 

W7GJ

W7GJ

 

Oct. 2 nd.

Sep. 18 th.

VK9XGJ

 

W7GJ

W7GJ

 

ongoing

Dec. 31 st.

A31MM

 

JA6WFM

EA5GL

 

Sep. 2015

Sep. 2018

TY2AC

 

F8FQX

IZ1BZV

LoTW 

Sep. 2015

Sep. 2019

TR8CA

 

F6BCL

F6CBC

 

Oct. 2016

Sep. 2019

9Q6BB

 

EA4BB

W3HNK

LoTW and eQSL 

2016

2019 +

J28PJ

 

F1TMY

F1TMY

 

2016

2019 +

6W1SU

 

VE3REV

M0URX

OQRS 


DX information - by expiration date.

March.

Cayman Isl., ZF2. Kan, JJ2RCJ, will be active as ZF2CJ from the ZF1A Amateur Radio Club Station on Grand Cayman Island between March 20-24th, 2017. Activity will be on 80-6 meters, but with a focus on RTTY. QSL via his home callsign, direct (only GS no IRCs), OQRS or LoTW.
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1285 25 Oct. 2016 - 24 Mar. 2017

Contest, Open / WW.
What to do on a Tuesday evening ?
- The 4 th. Tuesday in the month brings You "
The 50 MHz Open"
- This month, Tuesday the 28 th. 18 - 22 UT.
- You could help participants out with some QSO´s
- or participate Your self ...
You may find the
rules for "The 50 MHz Open" here
and check out the
standings here.
- Are You keen to give "
The 50 MHz Open" a try ?
Hope to see You down the log - and Your log ...
Vy 73 de Bjørn/"Matt" OZ6OM
28 Mar. 2017 

San Andres, HK0. Update. Operators Tim/LW9EOC, Will/AA4NC and Ron/AA4VK will be on San Andres between February 13th and March 29th, and will be active as 5J0NA. Activity will be on 160-6 meters and including 60 meters and possibly 2 meters. Modes will be CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via LW9EOC, ClubLog or LoTW. The trio will also be active in the ARRL International DX CW, CQ 160m, ARRL International DX SSB, Russian DX and CQWW WPX SSB Contests.
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1302 20 Feb. 2017 - 29 Mar. 2017

April.

Micronesia, V6. Operators Kaku/JA6REX and Toshiya/JH6HZH will once again be active as V633KS and V633ZH, respectively, from Chuuk (Truk) Islands between March 19th and April 3rd. Activity will probably be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. Suggested frequencies are:
CW    - 1822, 3513, 7013, 10115, 14023, 18079, 21023, 24894 and 28023 kHz
SSB   - 3750, 7082, 14200, 18130, 21285, 24950 and 28410 kHz
RTTY - 3525, 7035, 10142, 18099, 21080, 24920 and 28080 kHz
6M    - 50105/CW and 50105/SSB
QSL via V633KS via JA6REX, direct, by the Bureau or ClubLog's OQRS. QSL V633ZH via JH6HZH, direct, by the Bureau or ClubLog's OQRS. For more details and updates, see
http://v63.webcrow.jp
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1300 16 Jan. 2017 - 3 April. 2017

Mauritius, 3B8. Paul, G8AFC, will be active as 3B8HE from Mauritius Island between February 1st and April 5th. Activity will be on 40-6 meters. QSL via his home callsign.
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1302 20 Feb. 2017 - 5 Apr. 2017

San Felix, CE0. Felipe, CE5WQO, announced that there will be a DXpedition to San Felix Island next year, April 2017. He states, "What began as a 3 man effort earlier this summer has now become a 10 man effort, and all the operators are experienced DXpedition operators." Activity will be on 160/80/40/30/20/17/15/12/10/6 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. This will also include 6m EME. Look for more info to be forthcoming.
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1274 22 Aug. 2016 - Apr. 2017

Philippines, DU. Eric, DU8BRS, Boy, DU8EB and Chris, VK3FY will activate Mindanao Coastal Islands in April 2017. The callsign will be DX8ZWC (Zamboanga West ARC callsign) and will comprise of 2-3  stations on the air, operating on 80-6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via M0OXO OQRS or direct postal mail (Please use OQRS for all Bureau requests).
Sixitalia Weekly 29 Jan. 2017 - Apr. 2017

May or later.

Liechtenstein, HB0. Members from Stirling District Amateur Radio Society (GM6NX) and the GMDX group will be active as HB0/GM4UYE from Liechtenstein between June 1-6th. Operators mentioned are Hugh/GM4UYE, Billy/GM0OBX, Jonathan/MM0OKG, John/2M0JHN and newly licensed Ross (a 2M0 callsign to be issued). Activity will be on 80/40/30/20/17/15/12/10/6 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. WW Locator is JN47SD. QSL via M0OXO direct or OQRS.
Added Note: Liechtenstein permits UK Intermediate licensee's to operate under supervision OR on their own as HB0Y/2M0***. Also Liechtenstein authority stated that if the call is used on air as GM4UYE in the UK then to sign HB0/GM4UYE.
While looking to give people an ATNO,
Any money raised will be Donated to the Yorkhill Children's Charity / Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity. So Please - Donate via PayPal or Donate during M0OXO OQRS process.
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1302 20 Feb. 2017 - 6 Jun. 2017

Palau, T8. Ryosei, JH0IXE, will once again be active as T8CW from the VIP Guest Hotel (Free Radio Room) on Koror Island between June 9-18th. Activity will be on 80-6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, JT65 ad PSK31. QSL via JA0FOX by the Bureau, JH0IXE direct, LoTW or eQSL. He now has a Web page at http://t8cw.idou.net
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1300 16 Jan. 2017 - Jun. 18 th.

Galapagos, HC8. Operators YL Nancy/KG0YL, Ellis/N1MWJ, Jim/WB2REM, Geoffrey/G8OFQ and Mike/VK2BXE will be active as HD8M from Isabela Island between September 14-21st. Activity will be on 160-6 meters on various modes. QSL via WB2REM or ClubLog's OQRS. Added note: Geoffrey, G8OFQ, will actually be there between August and October. Look for him to sign HC8/G8OFQ. QSL via LoTW.
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1300 16 Jan. 2017 - 21 Sep. 2017

Guinea-Bissau, J5. Posponed! The Italian Dxpedition Team informs that the J5T Dxpedition to Guinea Bissau IOTA AF020, scheduled for the month of November, will be delayed to the second half of 2017. For the Italian Dxpedition Team, 73 de Silvano, I2YSB.
SixItalia 25 Nov. 2016 - Autum 2017

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 (d), LoTW.
DXNL 1896 5 Aug. 2014 - 2017

Tonga, A3. Update. Hiro, JA6WFM, is now active as A31MM from Nuku 'alofa, the capital city of Tonga, until the end of the year 2017. Activity will be on 160-6 meters using a TS-480 into a long-wire with ICOM AH-2 for 160-10m, HB9CV for 15m and a 4 element beam for 6m. Look for him to be in the CQWW WPX CW Contest (May 28 - 29th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via EA5GL or LoTW.
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1266 15 May 2016 - end of 2017

Tonga, A3. Hiro, JA6WFM, is now active as A31MM from Nuku 'alofa, the capital city of Tonga, until the end of the year 2017. Activity will be on 160-6 meters using a TS-480 into a long-wire with ICOM AH-2 for 160-10m, HB9CV for 15m and a 4 element beam for 6m. He plans to be in contests. QSL via EA5GL.
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1250 24 Jan. 2016 - 31 Dec. 2017

2018 or later.

Mauritania, 5T. Ahmad, 9K2AI, will be active from Mauritania for the coming two to three years with the call 5T2AI. So far he uses an IC-7000, dipoles, and soon a yagi. QSL via NI5DX.
Sixitalia Weekly 29 Feb. 2016 - Feb. 2018

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 or LoTW.
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1231 15 Sep. 2015 - Sep. 2018

Senegal, 6W. Ronald, VE3REV, recently moved to Dakar in August, and plans to be active as 6W1SU for the next 2 to 3 years. Activity will be on 80-6 meters, and he is currently operating SSB only, but hoping to tackle CW later. His station is a Kenwood TS850S with a Yaesu FL1200Z Amp into a MA5B three element yagi, a 6M 6JXXJ 6 element yagi and dipoles for 40/80m. QSL via M0URX direct or the OQRS (direct or by the Bureau).
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1288 25 Oct. 2016 - summer 2019

Congo, 9Q. Fernando, EA4BB has been in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo for a few months and has now received his 9Q6BB licence. He expect to remain there for two or three years, and to operate CW and other modes on all bands. QSL via W3HNK, LoTW and eQSL; logsearch on Club Log.
SixItalia 25 Oct. 2016 - 2019

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:
* Amplifier 50 MHz to make some contacts via the moon.
* Getting ready to traffic via Phase3E and the future geostationary satellite funded by some countries of the Persian Gulf. Otherwise,
   he will continue his activities via FO29 and AO7 satellites.
* He has little hope to make QSO on 28 MHz and 50 MHz following the degradation of solar activity.
* He will be active on 20/17/15 meters in the afternoon (1/3 time CW, 1/3 SSB and 1/3 Digital modes (JT65  RTTY PSK and others like Contestia, MFSK, Domino ...).
QSL via F6CBC.
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1231 15 Sep. 2015 - 15 Sep. 2019

Djibouti, J2. Reident. Jean-Philippe, F1TMY, will be active as J28PJ from Djibouti starting September 1st, for the next 3-5 years. Activity will be on the HF bands and 6 meters. QSL via F1TMY.
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1270
19 Jun. 2016 - 2019+


Credits 2016.
Credit is attached, to each individual DX information.