BOLETIM OPDX – 27/06/2022


3D2, FIJI (Special Event). The following was posted on June 24th:
[edited] A special event station 3D2AJT in memory of my great, real friend
Zorro, JH1AJT. Zorro died after serious illness. The station will be
active for one month (CW, SSB, FT4, FT8, varAC)  and will close on Zorro's
73rd birthday on July 27th. On this day Zorro's wife will organize a
farewell party in Oiso Campus, one of Zorro's schools. Some time ago
Zorro told me....
It's not easy to be "NONCONFORMIST",  stay that way forever...
Dom (3D2USU/3Z9DX), I'm your biggest fan ...
He knew his time is running out..
Last time we met in Japan, he gave me a book of his own authorship
printed in English, only in a very limited copies..
The title of this book is:     "Zorro" - My Life
I'm more than happy to share some of the stories from that book if
you people want to read.
4 Pages QSL cards will be sent out with very unique, never published
pictures. DXCC accepted and LoTW ready.

6Y, JAMAICA. Neil, WB9VPG, will be active as 6Y/WB9VPG from Oyster Bay,
Jamaica (NA-097), during the month of July. Activity will be on various
HF bands. No other details available. QSL via WB9VPG, direct, by the
Bureau or LoTW.

8Q, MALDIVES. Giovanni, IZ2DPX, will be active as 8Q7AG from Maldive
Islands (AS-013) between August 8-20th. Activity will be on various HF
bands including 6m. QSL via IZ2DPX direct, via HE9ERA by the Bureau,
LoTW or ClubLog's OQRS.

CY0S SABLE ISLAND 2022 DXPEDITION NEWS (Update)[edited]. In addition to
the standard mode operations, good news for 2 Meter EME enthusiasts. Lee,
WW2DX, is planning 2M EME from Sable Island. Sable Island is extremely
rare on EME. For more details on this EME activity, check the BAND PLAN
posted on the CY0S website. Many know Lee for his successful operations
from various DX locations, including the 2016 and 2019 CY9C St Paul
Pat N2IEN, well known for SAT operations from various DX locations,
will provide the opportunity to work CY0S via SAT. The team is excited
about the DXpedition this Fall season. Parks Canada has us scheduled
for the October/November time frame. Operational requirements on Sable
has delayed Parks Canada from being able to determine the exact dates.
The team is anxiously awaiting those dates. Meanwhile, the team is working
hard on antenna planning and layout, equipment and logistics. Most of the
team will be flying into Halifax, Nova Scotia. Dan/W4DKS and Murray/WA4DAN
will be driving to Halifax with a large van full of gear. Pre-DXpedition
expenses are significant. We have been informed by both Sable Aviation
and Vision Air Services that fuel surcharges will be required. Currently
aviation fuel in Halifax is $9.05 for the US gallon equivalent. Additional
support will be very helpful and can be made via the CY0S DXpedition
website at: 
Stand by for the exact DXpedition dates soon!
73, Murray WA4DAN
2022 Sable Island DXpedition Team Leader

E5, SOUTH COOK ISLANDS. After a few cancellations due to Covid, Pete,
ZL4TE, is expected to be active as E51RMP from South Cook Islands between
July 14-21st. Main activity will be from Rarotonga (OC-013) between July
14-17th and July 20-21st, with a side-trip to Aitutaki (OC-083) for 2
nights. Activity is will be holiday style, QRP on various HF bands and
some VHF Digimodes (DSTAR) using CW and SSB with a Icom IC-705. QSL via
his home callsign.

FS, ST. MARTIN. Chris, WX7V, will be active as FS/WX7V from the SV/Pelican
(see pictures on on the beaches of St. Martin Island (NA-105,
DIFO FS-001, WLOTA 0383, WW Loc. FK88ic) until June 30th. Equipment is
an Elecraft KX3, SSB at 15 watts; Superwhip MP1C vertical antenna with
four tuned radials. QSL via WX7V direct or LoTW.

HS, THAILAND. Brad, VK2BY, will be active as HS0ZNR from Nam Yuen, in
the Province of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, between August 18th and
September 2nd. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using an IC-7300 into
a SP7IDX Hexbeam at 20m. QSL via VK2BY, direct, LoTW or eQSL. NO Bureau.


The following are IOTA operations that were active this past
week between June 20-25th (as per the DXCluster):

   IOTA      Callsign     Island/GROUP            Bands/Modes
   ------    ----------   -------------           -----------
   AF-004    EA8AT        CANARY                  15m; FT8
   AF-004    EA8BBJ       CANARY                  15m; FT8
   AF-004    EA8NF        CANARY                  15m; SSB
   AF-014    CT3IQ        MADEIRA                 15m; FT8
   AF-016    FR8UA        REUNION                 15m; SSB
   AF-019    IG9ITO       PELAGIE                 20m; SSB
   AF-022    ZD7FT        ST HELENA               17/15m; SSB
   AF-024    S79VU        INNER                   20/17m; SSB
   AF-049    3B8BAL       MAURITIUS               10m; FT8
   AF-049    3B8BAP       MAURITIUS               10m; FT8
   AF-049    3B8GF        MAURITIUS               20m; FT8
   AF-057    5R8BM        MADAGASCAR'S COASTAL W  10m; SSB
   AN-005    VK0MQ        Macquarie               80/40/20m; FT8/FT4
   AN-005    VK0WN        Macquarie               20m; SSB
   AS-002    A91PSD       BAHRAIN                 12/10m; FT8
   AS-003    4S7VG        SRI LANKA               10m; FT8
   AS-004    5B4AIX       Cyprus                  20/12m; SSB
   AS-004    5B4VL        Cyprus                  20m; SSB
   AS-004    H25A         Cyprus                  40/20m; SSB
   AS-006    VR2VRC       HONG KONG               15m; FT8
   AS-007    JA0FIL       HONSHU                  20m; FT8
   AS-007    JA1XPQ       HONSHU                  20m; FT8
   AS-007    JE2EHP       HONSHU                  17m; FT8
   AS-007    JF1EHM       HONSHU                  15m; SSB
   AS-007    JH1CVK       HONSHU                  20m; FT8
   AS-007    JH3NGD       HONSHU                  20m; SSB
   AS-007    JJ0PKS       HONSHU                  17m; SSB
   AS-017    JF3ELH/6     Tokashiki               40/30/20/17m; CW/SSB
   AS-019    9V1DE        SINGAPORE               15m; FT8
   AS-019    9V1YC        SINGAPORE               20m; SSB
   AS-031    JD1BMH       CHICHI/HAHA/MUKO        20/17/15m; CW/SSB
   AS-078    JA8AGX       HOKKAIDO                20m; SSB
   AS-103    BX9AA        Penghu                  30m; FT8
   EU-001    SV5AZK       KALYMNOS                20m; FT8
   EU-003    CR8ACL       EASTERN                 17m; SSB
   EU-003    CT8/KQ6UP    EASTERN                 20m; CW
   EU-004    EA6SX        BALEARIC                40m; SSB
   EU-005    2E0DVS       GREAT BRITAIN           17m; FT8
   EU-005    G0BLB        GREAT BRITAIN           20m; FT8
   EU-005    G0FIC        GREAT BRITAIN           17m; FT8
   EU-005    G1OCN        GREAT BRITAIN           12m; FT8
   EU-005    G8KHF        GREAT BRITAIN           15m; FT8
   EU-005    GB70E        GREAT BRITAIN           20/17m; SSB/FT8
   EU-005    GB70W        GREAT BRITAIN           20/17m; SSB
   EU-005    GI5RPG       GREAT BRITAIN           17m; FT8
   EU-005    GQ1OVK       GREAT BRITAIN           10m; SSB
   EU-005    GQ3YPP       GREAT BRITAIN           20m; FT8
   EU-005    M0BEW        GREAT BRITAIN           20m; FT8
   EU-005    M0KCM        GREAT BRITAIN           17m; FT8
   EU-005    M0MJA/p      GREAT BRITAIN           40m; SSB
   EU-005    M0PKD        GREAT BRITAIN           20m; CW
   EU-005    M6UKZ        GREAT BRITAIN           17m; FT8
   EU-005    MQ0HVU       GREAT BRITAIN           20m; FT8
   EU-005    MQ0PAM       GREAT BRITAIN           15m; FT8
   EU-005    MW0CND       GREAT BRITAIN           10m; SSB
   EU-005    MW0GWG/p     GREAT BRITAIN           40/20m; SSB/FT4
   EU-009    GM7WKX/P     ORKNEY                  17m; SSB
   EU-009    GM8OFQ       ORKNEY                  40/20m; SSB
   EU-013    GJ0KYZ/QRP   JERSEY                  15m; FT8
   EU-014    TK4TH        CORSICA                 20m; SSB
   EU-015    SV9BMG       CRETE                   10m; FT8
   EU-016    9A3ST/p      DALMATIA  SOUTH         40m; CW
   EU-018    OY1DZ        FAROE                   17m; FT8
   EU-018    OY1OF        FAROE                   10m; SSB
   EU-020    SM1ALH       GOTLAND COUNTY          10m; SSB
   EU-021    TF3PKN       ICELAND                 20m; SSB
   EU-023    9H6CAP       MALTA                   15m; SSB
   EU-024    IQ0ID        SARDINIA                20m; SSB
   EU-024    IS0HMZ       SARDINIA                20m; SSB
   EU-025    IT9BDW       Sicily                  20m; SSB
   EU-030    OZ1NKS/p     Bornholm                40m; SSB
   EU-042    DK8OL        Sylt                    20m; SSB
   EU-042    DL3SEZ       Sylt                    15m; SSB
   EU-046    LA6KOA       TROMS  COUNTY           17m; SSB
   EU-067    SV8OVJ       KYKLADES                20m; CW
   EU-067    SV8XAF       KYKLADES                20m; CW
   EU-114    MU0CGF/p     GUERNSEY                40/20m; SSB
   EU-115    EI2GN/p      IRELAND                 17m; FT8
   EU-115    EI2HPB       IRELAND                 20m; SSB
   EU-115    GB70I        IRELAND                 20m; SSB
   EU-115    MI0ITS/m     IRELAND                 20m; SSB
   EU-115    MI5JYK       IRELAND                 10m; SSB
   EU-115    MI6OLJ       IRELAND                 20m; SSB
   EU-116    GD0TEP       ISLE OF MAN             15m; FT8
   EU-120    2E0EYB       ENGLISH  COASTAL        20m; SSB
   EU-123    GM4PVM       SCOTTISH COASTAL        17m; CW
   EU-131    IK3PQH       VENETO REGION           40/20/15m; SSB/FT8/FT4
   EU-170    9A5JU        DALMATIA  NORTH         20m; FT8
   EU-172    OZ/DL9LBR    JYLLAND EAST AND FYN    80/20/15/10m; CW
   EU-175    CU5AM        CENTRAL                 10m; FT8
   EU-186    TA3OER       TURKEY                  20m; FT8
   NA-015    CO2AME       CUBA                    40m; FT8
   NA-015    CO2QU        CUBA                    30m; FT8
   NA-015    CO7CRJ       CUBA                    20m; FT8/FT4
   NA-015    CO8LY        CUBA                    15m; FT8
   NA-015    CO8RRM       CUBA                    40m; CW
   NA-015    CO9BIA       CUBA                    17/12m; FT8
   NA-016    ZF2OO        CAYMAN                  17m; FT8
   NA-018    OX3HI        GREENLAND               15m; FT8
   NA-021    8P5AA        BARBADOS                20m; SSB
   NA-021    8P5TT        BARBADOS                20m; SSB
   NA-021    8P6ET        BARBADOS                12m; FT8
   NA-022    VP2EIH       ANGUILLA                40/17/15/10m; SSB/FM/FT8
   NA-022    VP2ETE       ANGUILLA                40/15/10m; FM/FT8
   NA-026    WT2J         NEW YORK STATE          20m; FT8
   NA-059    NL8F         FOX                     40m; FT8
   NA-085    W4SBM       FLORIDA STATE NORTH WEST 15m; FT8
   NA-096    HH2AA        HISPANIOLA              20m; SSB
   NA-096    HI8GSP       HISPANIOLA              20m; SSB
   NA-096    HI8RD        HISPANIOLA              15m; FT8
   NA-096    HI8S         HISPANIOLA              30m; FT8
   NA-099    KP3V         PUERTO RICO             17m; FT8
   NA-099    KP3DDY       PUERTO RICO             10m; FT8
   NA-099    KP4NIN       PUERTO RICO             15m; FT8
   NA-099    NP3XF        PUERTO RICO             17m; FT8
   NA-099    NP4TX        PUERTO RICO             30m; FT8
   NA-099    WP3L         PUERTO RICO             15m; FT8
   NA-101    J73ESL       DOMINICA                20m; FT8
   NA-102    FG5GP        GUADELOUPE              10m; FT8
   NA-106    KP2B         VIRGIN                  20/17/15m; SSB/FT8
   NA-106    KP2AD        VIRGIN                  15m; SSB
   NA-140    KD3FB        MARYLAND STATE WEST     80m; FT8
   OC-001    VK2GR        Australia               20m; CW
   OC-001    VK2LAW       Australia               15m; FT8
   OC-001    VK2PKT       Australia               20m; FT8
   OC-001    VK2VH        Australia               20m; SSB
   OC-001    VK3EJS       Australia               20m; FT8
   OC-001    VK3GF        Australia               17m; FT8
   OC-001    VK5MRD       Australia               20m; SSB
   OC-001    VK5PO        Australia               80/20m; FT4
   OC-001    VK6IR        Australia               20m; SSB
   OC-001    VK6WC        Australia               20m; SSB
   OC-006    VK7XX        Tasmania                20m; FT8
   OC-016    3D2AG       VITI LEVU AND VANUA LEVU 40m; FT8
   OC-016    3D2MP       VITI LEVU AND VANUA LEVU 20m; FT8
   OC-016    3D2USU      VITI LEVU AND VANUA LEVU 20m; FT8
   OC-019    KH6CW        HAWAIIAN                17m; FT4
   OC-021    YB0AGW       JAVA                    20m; SSB
   OC-021    YB0AZ        JAVA                    15m; SSB
   OC-021    YB0IBM       JAVA                    15m; SSB
   OC-021    YB1EAO       JAVA                    15m; SSB
   OC-021    YB1RUS       JAVA                    10m; FT8
   OC-021    YB2SLF       JAVA                    17m; FT8
   OC-021    YC0SJA       JAVA                    15m; SSB
   OC-021    YC2DBW       JAVA                    15m; SSB
   OC-021    YC2HPG       JAVA                    20m; FT8
   OC-021    YD1MUK       JAVA                    15m; FT8
   OC-021    YG1AEX       JAVA                    10m; FT8
   OC-022    YB9CDL       BALI                    15m; SSB
   OC-022    YB9ELS       BALI                    40m; FT8
   OC-034    YB9RHX       NEW GUINEA              20m; FT8
   OC-034    YB9RPF       NEW GUINEA              40m; FT8
   OC-034    YB9RRB       NEW GUINEA              40m; FT8
   OC-036    ZL1PWD       NORTH                   15m; FT8
   OC-067    FO5SK        LEEWARD                 20m; FT4
   OC-088    V85A         BORNEO                  20m; SSB
   OC-088    YB7XYO       BORNEO                  15m; FT8
   OC-134    ZL1CVD       SOUTH                   20m; FT8
   OC-134    ZL3GAV       SOUTH                   17m; FT8
   OC-134    ZL3KR        SOUTH                   40m; FT8
   OC-134    ZL4SX        SOUTH                   20m; FT8
   OC-143    YB5DDE       SUMATRA                 20/15m; SSB
   OC-143    YC4AOK       SUMATRA                 15m; FT8
   OC-146    YB8RRN       CELEBES                 20m; FT8
   SA-002    VP8GGM/A     FALKLAND                40m; FT8
   SA-011    9Z4Y         TRINIDAD                20m; SSB
   SA-068    8R1AK/P      GUYANA                  20m; SSB

  ** Thanks to the individuals who put the island/group and mode
     (which is very important) on their QSNs on their PacketCluster
     reports. The format we suggest is "Mode/IOTA#/Island or Group"
     (ex. CW/SA-036/Aruba).

  AF-028.  David, DL7ZM, is now active as 7O/DL7ZM from Socotra Island,
           Yemen, until about July 3rd. Activity has been on 10/6 meters
           using different modes (CW and FT8). QSL via DL7ZM direct.

  AS-125.  Members of the Amateur Radio Association of Phetchaburi (HS7AP)
           will be active as HS7AP/P from Chang Island at the end of July.
           Their main focus will be the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 30-31st).
           QSL via E21IZC.

  EU-008.  Operators Matt/2M0NQT, Brian/G3UJE, David/G7IBO, Ellis/GM4GZW,
           Bob/GM4UYZ, Brian/M0RNR, M0THL, Cambell/MM0DXC, Ralph/MM0INS,
           John/MM0JXI, Craig/MM0NBW, Paul/MM0VPR and Al/MM0XAB will be
           active as GM2T from the Island of Tiree (WW Loc. IO66nm) during
           the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 30-31st) as a Multi-2 entry. QSL
           via the Bureau, eQSL or LoTW.

  EU-045.  (Update) Operators Alessandro/IU3EDK (SSB/FT8)and Max/IU3KGO
           (CW/SSB) will be active as IB0V from Ventotene Island during
           the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 30-31st) as a Multi-Op/Low-Power
           entry. Activity will be holiday style and there may be oper-
           ations before and after the contest. QSL via IU3EDK, direct
           or by the Bureau.

  EU-057.  Jo, DL5KUD, will be active from Ruegen Island (German Island
           Award: O-07, WLOTA: LH 1712. DOK: V01) during the RSGB IOTA
           Contest (July 30-31st) as a Single-Op/CW-Mode/12-Hrs/Low-Power
           entry. QSL via ClubLog.

  EU-065.  Operators Antoine/F5RAB, Gil/F4FET, Philippe/F6IFY, Johan/F4HHL
           and Misho/F8GGV will be active as TM65M from Molène Island
           (WW Loc. IN78MJ) between July 29th and August 3rd. Activity
           will be on 80-6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. The group
           will also be in the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 30-31st) as a
           Multi-2/DXpedition/High-Power entry. QSL via F5RAB.

  EU-067.  Rolf, HB9TUP, reports that he is currently on holiday from
           Naxos Island and will be active as SV8/HB9TUP. No specific
           details on how long he will be there, but he is using 50
           watts to a doublet wire antenna on top of the roof of the
           house. Most of his activity will be on the Digital modes.
           QSL via his home callsign or eQSL. NO Bureau.

  EU-076.  Ari, OH3KAV, will be active as LA/OH3KAV from Rost Island
           between July 6-8th. Activity will be on 40-10 meters using
           mostly FT8 and CW (other modes could be used). QSL via OH3KAV,
           direct, by the Bureau or LoTW.

  NA-014.  Mike, KI1U/VE9IU, will be active as VE9IU from Grand Manan
           Island between July 16-23rd. The operating plan is to focus
           on 40-6 meters using CW/FT8, with perhaps some FM satellite
           operation. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW.

  NA-070.  (Update to OPDX.1567/Commemorative IOTA Expedition) Members
           of the KL7RRC team will activate rare Kiska Island (NA-070).
           They will operate 3 stations from July 25-31st, tentatively
           using the K7K callsign on 40-6m, and use the callsign KL7RRC
           during the 2022 RSGB IOTA Contest as a DXpedition entry.
           Current operators are: James/KB2FMH, Alex/KL5CX, Adrian/KO8SCA,
           Yuri/N3QQ, Tim/NL8F and Hal/W8HC. QSL both callsigns via N7RO.
           Visit their website for updates and more information at:

  NA-134.  (Update to OPDX.1566) Bo, OZ1DJJ, who will once again be active
           as OX3LX, but from Upernavik Island (WW Loc. GQ12ws) between
           June 27th and July 11th, announced on that he will
           use the callsign OX1OXQ only on the DIGI modes and as a DIGI
           Beacon. QSL via OZ0J direct (see Logs get uploaded
           to LoTW, ClubLog and sometimes eQSL. For more details and
           updates, watch

  OC-247.  Members of the YB-IOTA team are now active from Supuka Besar
           Island until June 29th. Operators/Callsigns are YB8HZ/p, YB8DEV/p,
           YB8DKL/p, YC8AQY/p, YC8BNZ/p, YC8DEL/p, YC8ES/p, YC8GZO/p,
           YD8BUL/p and YD8EQY/p. Activity is on 80-6 meters using CW,
           SSB, FT8 and RTTY. QSL via YB8HZ.

PLEASE NOTE: Since the Webmasters of the  have
decided NOT to post or dedicate a Web page to announce upcoming IOTA
operations, PLEASE send your IOTA operations information to the OPDX,
and we will post it here in an upcoming bulletin......

OJ0, MARKET REEF. Operators Henri/OH3JR and Pertti/OG2M will once again
be active as OJ0JR and OJ0MR, respectively, from Market Reef (EU-053)
between June 26th and July 6th. Activity will be focused on the higher
HF bands and 6m using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL OJ0JR via OH3JR, direct, LoTW
or ClubLog. QSL OJ0MR via OG2M, direct or LoTW (preferred).

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June/27th AN     June/30th AN     July/02nd AN
June/28th AN     July/01st AN     July/03rd AN
June/29th AN

NORMALITY               GEOMAG       K Values    Alpha
-----------------        ------       --------    ------
AN  - Above Normal       Quiet        K=0-1       0-7
HN  - High Normal        Unsettled    K=2         8-15
LN  - Low Normal         Active       K=3         16-29
BN  - Below Normal       Minor Storm  K=4         30-49
DIS - Disturbed          Major Storm  K=5         50-99
VRY DIS - Very Disturbed Severe Storm K=6-9       100-400

(Updated 01/26/2022) Meanwhile, check out the following Web sites
 for propagation:

* VOACAP predication Web page at: 
* DX.QSL.NET Propagation page:
* SolarHam Web page: 
* Radio Propagation/Space Weather/Sunspot Cycle Information at: 
* Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) & National Oceanic and
  Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): 
* News and Information About The Sun-Earth Environment: 
* Archive of ARRL Propagation Forecasts: 
* Information and tutorials on propagation are at: 
* Graphic propagation tool by DR2W: 
* W4HM Daily HF/MF Radio Wave Propagation Forecast: 
* WM7D's Solar Resource Page: 


3B9FR via M0OXO          EF1A via EA1X & (L)      LZ18NATO via LZ2VP (d)
3V8BB via PIRATE         EG4FDA via EA4PN (L)     LZ1GLASS via LZ1KAK
3W3B via E21EIC          EG7FCJ via EA7FC         MQ0HVU via MM0HVU
3Z30PSP via SP9SPJ       EG7FDA via EA7URI        MQ0PAM via M0PAM (d/L/e)
5B4AGN via M0URX         EH28MRC via EA5K         NL8F via N7RO & (L)
5B4AQC via DK6SP (O/L)   EH2SM via EA2IR          OH5/DG2SBL via DG2SBL
5N/KE5GUR via KE5GUR (d) EH3ARA via EC3ACO        OO22FLY via OO22FLY (ON-B)
7O/DL7ZM via DL7ZM       EI90IRTS via EI6AL       OZ/DL9LBR via DL9LBR
7Q7CT via JH1AJT         EP2C via EA5GL           PA50PKZ via PA2PKZ
7Z1BL via IZ8CLM         ER0FEO via EA5AA         S79VU via N4GNR
8S0C via SM0MPV & (L)    F/ON7DQ/P via ON7DQ      SN500GM via SP5PMU
9A22YOTA via 9A1A & (L)  FG/F6HMQ via F6HMQ       SP0OSMW via SP2TMT & (e)
9G1AA via PA3ERA         FM5BH via W3HNK (d/L)    SV2/SQ9UM via SQ9UM
A75GT via N4GNR          G8T via GW4SHF           SV8/DJ0BFS via DJ0BFS
A91PSD via EC6DX         GB2HMM via GW4TTA        SX2PLSK via SV2BXZ & (L)
BW/JH4RHF via OE1JUN     GQ0WUR via GM0WUR        TM1SOTA via TM1SOTA (e)
CR6K via CT1ILT (O/d/L)  GQ3ZZA via GM3ZZA        TM72LMC via F1IEH
CT9/HA2EAV via HA2EAV & (e) GQ4XMR via GW4XMR     VG5DX via VA5DX
CT9/HA2KF via HA2KF      GQ8IEM via GM8IEM        VP2ETE via W3HNK
DA22LGS via DL7ACN       HF30STB via SP9SCI       VX5RAA via VA5DX
DL0JBB via DL6YAO (B/e)  HZ1CY via A61BK          VX7PEY via VE7PEY
EA/PA5CA via PA5CA       HZ1TT via A61BK          XK0AA via VA5DX
EA5/PA5CA via PA5CA      IK6LMB/IS0 via IK6LMB    XZ2B via JH3SIF & (L)
EA8/HB9HCS/P via HB9HCS  KP2B via EB7DX & (L)     YR6MUSEUM via YO6KNE & (L)
ED1R via EC1KR (L)       LA/PE1ITR via PE1ITR  Z21LS via DE1ZHB(B), 7Z1HB(d)
EF0F via EA4URE & (L)    LC5Z via M0OXO (O/L)     ZA/Z35M/P via Z35M

(e) eQSL only  (d) direct only   (B) Bureau only  (*-B) DX's- Bureau
(O) OQRS only  (C) ClubLog only  (L) LoTW only    (N) No QSL needed
(I) No IRC     (P) PayPal        (NB) No Bureau   (n) no printed QSLs
(Q) only (E) E-Mail QSL only (P) Please send no QSL
(BA) Bureau Automatic
(**) QSL automatically via Bureau - do not send QSLs


U.S. AND RUSSIA MAILINGS. There has been a report that mail to/from
Russia is being returned stamped "Return to Sender..Refused..Unable
to Forward". It appears we cannot QSL from the U.S, through RW6HS
(or possibly any Russian) for the foreseeable future.

QSL MANAGER CHANGE. Jack, W4JS, reports the following: Effective 31st,
May 2022, Jack, W4JS, is no longer the QSL Manager for Michel, OD5TX.
As of 1st, June 2022, Salvatore, IZ8CLM, has taken over the QSL chores.
W4JS has a backlog of FT8 Bureau cards and, as they have to be done
manually, replies to those cards will be slow.


We would like to see more QSL Bureaus (such as AS/US/SA/AF.. etc)
send in their info....

TX7, MARQUESAS ISLANDS. Didier, F6BCW, will be active as TX7G from the
Atuona, Hiva Oa Island, Marquesas Islands (OC-027) between October 1-15th.
Activity will be on 80-10 meters using CW, SSB and possibly FT8 and RTTY.
He suggests to watch between 0300-0700z and 1500-1700z. QSL via F6BCW,
direct or by the Bureau.

V4, ST. KITTS (Update/Change). John, W5JON, will once again be active as
V47JA from his Calypso Bay, St. Kitts, West Indies vacation home, located
200 feet from the Caribbean Sea, between July 27th and August 7th (not
July 12-28th). Activity will be on 160-6 meters (incl. 60m) using SSB
and FT8. Equipment is a Yaesu FT1000MP, FT450D and an Elecraft KPA500
Amplifier. John states his antennas are a Mosley Mini32A 10/15/20m, 33'
Vertical 10-40m, 35' Top Loaded 80m Vertical, 160m Vertical and 6m 5
element Yagi. ALL QSLs go to W5JON direct or via LoTW. NO Bureau QSLs.

V4, ST. KITTS. Jim, NT5V, will once again be active as V4/NT5V from
Calypso Bay, St. Kitts (NA-104), August 8-18th. Activity will be on
various HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via his home callsign, direct,
by the Bureau or LoTW.

V4, ST. KITTS. Gary, G0FWX, will once again be active as V47FWX from
John's, V47JA, QTH on St. Kitts Island (NA-104) between August 20-31st.
Activity will be holiday style on various HF bands using CW, SSB and
FT8. QSL via M0URX, or his OQRS.

V4, ST. KITTS AND NEVIS. "The Daily DX" reports that Bob, WX4G, will be
returning to the V47JA rental station at Calypso Bay on St. Kitts (NA-104)
again. He is going there to possibly buy land or house to move there.
He will first go there in September 20-30th, for the CQWW DX RTTY Contest
and again in November for the CQWW DX CW Contest. His last activity, Bob
signed as V4/WX4G and V48A during the contests. QSL via WX4G, eQSL, Club-
Log's OQRS or LoTW.

VR25, HONG KONG (Special Event). To celebrate the 25th anniversary of
the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, radio
amateurs in Hong Kong are permitted to use the special prefix "VR25"
starting July 1st, 2022, onwards until June 30th, 2023. Examples are:

XV9, VIETNAM. Amnat, HS1IWX, is expected to be active as XV9IWX from
To Ngoc Van, Tay Ho, Ha Noi, Vietnam. Specific dates were not mentioned.
Activity will be on various HF bands using CW, SSB and the Digital modes,
with a IC-705 and 10 watts. QSL via HS1IWX.

Z6, KOSOVO. A few sources are reporting that following the Friedrichshafen
Ham Convention, operators Adrian/KO8SCA, Leena/OH2BE, Martti/OH2BH, Agim/
Z61AS and Driton/Z61DX will carry all needed antennas and equipment to
put Z66X on 6 meters next mid-week. This will be FT4/FT8 operation only,
and their aim is to provide the latest DXCC entity, Z6, for the multitudes
also in the USA and Japan. Their pilot stations are Don/K8MFO and Jaakko/
OH1MA. They are ever thankful for German WIMO and Italian SPE amplifiers
who provided them all needed equipment at very short notice. Look for
more info to be forthcoming early next week.

posted the following on June 21st: Future DXpeditions to ZL9 will not be
possible under (as of 2016) Conservation Management Strategy for NZ Sub-
Antarctic Islands. We submitted a detailed application for a permit to
conduct a DXpedition to ZL9 in Dec 2022 or 2023.
Even though a permit was issued in 2012 for ZL9HR - Under the new NZ
Sub-Antarctic Islands 2016 conservation management strategy radio oper-
ations involving erection of structures (antennas) / staying on the
island to operate - these activities are no longer permitted.
In summary only research activities and day trip tourist activities
are permitted.

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