CQ Six - 50 MHz DX Information
MMXVI. edited by O. Bjørn "Matt" Madsen (MCMLX)
holder of; OZ6OM, OZ50MHz, 5Q6M
Current email address to enter info; cqsix(at)oldman.dk

DX information - Stop press, news of the latest 7 days.

The Contest´s of winter 2016/17.

The 50MHz Open
Cumulative contest the 4th. Tuesday in the month, is a kind of cosy contest where we meet at Six, to have a pleasant evening behind the radio making some QSO´s. You may find the rules for "The 50 MHz Open" here -and check out the standings here.

UKSMG Winter Marathon Event
The Winter Marathon runs between December 1st. 2016 and January 31 st. 2017 on the Six Metre band. Further information can be found on the UKSMG Winter Marathon page, and the full rules are available on the UKSMG Winter Marathon Rules page.

Greenland, OX. New OX6M beacon. Bo OZ2M reports that the new OX6M beacon is now operating on 50.047 MHz and OZ7IGY has had an overhaul OX6M Monday, October 17 saw a new 6 m beacon on the air. Bo, OZ1DJJ/OX3LX, installed the new beacon in HQ90AL running PI4 + CW + carrier in a one minute cycle on 50.047 MHz. The power is 25 W and the antenna is a dipole radiating North/South.
73 Bo, OZ2M (via Southgate)
25 Oct. 2016

San Andres & Providencia. HK0. Will, AA4NC, will be active as HK0/AA4NC from San Andres Island between February 13th and March 7th, 2017. Activity will be on various HF bands and modes, probably on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. He also plans to be active in the ARRL International DX CW Contest (February 18-19th) and ARRL International DX SSB Contest (March 4-5th) as a Single-Op / Low-Power entries and signing with a 5K0 callsign (pending). QSL via AA4NC.
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1287 25 Oct. 2016 - 7 Mar. 2017

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

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January 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 24 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
24 Jan. 2017 


Mali, TZ. Laurent, F5IXR will be active again as TZ5XR from Mali between 1 August and February 2017. He will be QRV on 160-6 metres during his spare time. QSL via F5MXH and LoTW.
Sixitalia Weekly 22 Aug. 2016 - Feb. 2017

March or later.

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

Guinea-Bissau, J5. Posponed! Members of the Italian DXPedition Team will be active as J5T from Guinea Bissau in November 2016. Operators mentioned are Silvano/I2YSB, Vinicio/IK2CIO, Angelo/IK2CKR, Marcello/IK2DIA, Stefano/IK2HKT and Mac/JA3USA. The pilot stations are Art/IK7JWY (HF) and Sergio/IK0FTA (6m). Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via I2YSB, direct or the OQRS on their Web page at http://www.i2ysb.com/idt Logs will be posted on LoTW about 6 months after the conclusion of the DXpedition. For News and Forum, see: http://www.hamradioweb.net
Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #1287 25 Oct. 2016 - Autum 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.