Pacific, Asia DX Operations Announced:
The ARRL Letter
October 10, 2013
Add a comment about this article!
Pacific, Asia DX Operations Announced:
The Daily DX
http://www.dailydx.com/ reports several opportunities
to work some rare and semi-rare DXCC entities in Southeast Asia and the
South Pacific this fall. This is not a definitive list, and details may
http://www.qrz.com/db/FW5JJ, Wallis and Futuna Islands, has
become more available as Jean Jacques, TK5JJ, now is living there for a
couple of years. He eventually plans to be active on all modes and
expects to have a 2 meter EME and 6 meter capabilities. Wallis and
Futuna is #51 on ClubLog's Most Wanted List
- 3D2RA/p and 3D2GC/p are on the air
http://www.3d2gc.com/index.php/last-news on CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31 from
Fiji (#107) until October 11, concentrating on the low bands.
- Rob, N7QT, and Grant, KZ1W, are on the air until October 14 as TX5D
http://www.qrz.com/db/TX5D from Raivavae Island (OC-114) in the
Austral Islands (#42), 80-10 meters, CW, SSB, RTTY, and PSK. The pair
has two stations on the air. QSL via N7QT and LoTW.
- Kiichi, JF1LUT, is operating from Koror, Palau (#130; OC-009) as
http://www.qrz.com/db/T88IK until October 15. Activity will be
on HF and 6 meters, SSB only. QSL direct or via the bureau to JF1LUT.
- JH1NBN, Yuki, is traveling on business in Pohnpei, Micronesia (#83),
until October 17 and is active in his free time as V6P on 3.8 through
50 MHz SSB. On October 17 listen for him on Guam (#243) as K3ZB/KH2.
QSL via JH1NBN.
http://vk9dac.coffeecup.com/ will be on the air from Lord
Howe Island (#66) October 14-20, with Fred, VK3DAC, at the helm. He
anticipates operating on 40 meters during his local mornings, 10 and 15
meters in his afternoons, and 20 meters at night. He says the operation
will depend upon conditions. He also will attempt some 6 meter
operation, but his gear is limited.
- Bill, N7OU, will be on the air as E51NOU
http://www.qrz.com/db/E51NOU October 14-November 9 from Rarotonga,
South Cook Islands (#162), CW only, 160 through 10 meters as his
volunteer work there allows. QSL via N7OU.
- JF2WGN will operate as AH2EA
http://www.qrz.com/db/AH2EA from Guam
(#243) October 17-21.
- CAMSAT, China's AMSAT, will sponsor "a big DX party" October 19-28 in
Dunhuang City in northwest China (NM79aw; CQ Zone 23), with operation
on 1.8 MHz to 900 MHz. BJ9TA will be the call sign for HF and above 50
MHz. During the CQ World Wide DX
SSB and other HF activity operators will also use BY9GA/9. Plans call
for four stations, with an emphasis on EME and meteor scatter,
including a multiop, all mode effort in the ARRL EME Contest
http://www.arrl.org/eme-contest October 26-27. Some 50 operators will
take part in this operation from China (#263).
- Charly, HS0ZCW
http://www.qrz.com/db/HS0ZCW (K4VUD), is planning a
"mini-HS DXpedition" from his home station in Thailand (#236), October
20-21, on 40 through 10 meters, SSB, CW and RTTY. He plans to pay
special attention to 17 and 12 meters and to openings to North America.
He may use the call sign E2E instead of his regular call sign.
will be the call sign for the 2013 Easter Island (#105) DXpedition
http://easterisland2013.com by CX4CR, CX3AN, CX2AM, CX3CE, CE0HYO,
EA7FTR and EA5HPX, November 1-7, 160 through 6 meters, CW, SSB and
digital. 1.8 through 50 MHz on CW, SSB and the digital modes. QSL via
- A team of Japanese operators have announced their plans for a
DXpedition to Iririki Island (OC-035) Vanuatu (#97) will take place
from November 1-11. Activity will be on HF and 6 meters on CW, SSB and
digital modes. QSL YJ0AU and YJ0CJ via JA2ATE (SASE only), YJ0TE via
JA2ATE, and YJ0ZS via JA2ZS.
- November 1-4 Takeshi, JA1UII, will be on the air as JD1BON from
Chichijima (AS-031), Ogasawara (#85). QSL via JA1UII direct or bureau.
http://www.qrz.com/db/XV2CNH, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(#157), will be on the air November 1-9 with Take, JA6CNH, at the helm
on 160 through 6 meters, CW, SSB and digital.
- The T33A
http://www.t33a.com/ DXpedition operation will be up and
running from Banaba (#23), November 5-18.
- Look for a little call sign sleight of hand in a series of operations
http://www.n8a.eu/ from American Samoa and Samoa in November and
early December. W8A will be the call sign from American Samoa (#57)
November 12-22. Then the venue and call sign will change to N8A,
November 23-24, for the CQ World Wide DX CW. Then, 5W8A will be on the
air from Samoa (#118), November 27-December 2.
- JA1FUF and JF1CCH will operate from West Kiribati (#75) November
28-December 4 as T30NK and T30TS, respectively, on 40 through 10 meters
(6 meters possible). T30NK will be mostly on PSK31 and RTTY while T30TS
will operate primarily CW with some SSB and very little RTTY. QSL via
the bureau or direct, but not via LoTW.
- Wim, ON6DX, will operate as 5V7TH
http://www.dxpedition.be/5V7TH.html from Togo (#143) in November and
December. He plans to be active on 40 and 30 meters, SSB and RTTY.
- Aki, JA1NLX, will be on the air as P29VNX from Lissenung Island
(OC-008), Papua New Guinea (#110), December 1-6. Activity will be
mostly on CW with some SSB and RTTY on 10 through 28 MHz. QSL via
JA1NLX and LoTW.
- December 3-11, Dick, N7RO; David, AH6HY; Paula, NX1P, and Dean,
KW7XX, will join up with Tim, NL8F, who will be in East Kiribati (#168)
as T32TM, starting November 26. The group will use the call sign T32RC
http://www.t32-2013.com/ in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of
the Russian Robinson Club. QSL T32RC via N7RO and T32TM via K8NA.
- Take, JG8NQJ, will return to Minami Torishima (#28) to work at the
weather station starting in mid-December for about 6 weeks and will be
active as JD1/JG8NQJ in his spare time.
The ARRL Letter
There are no comments on this article:
Other News Articles
Radio Club Holds Christmas Party:
Juno Spacecraft Hears Amateur Radio Operators Say 'Hi':
Merchant Speaks To CCAFMA Radio Club:
Storm Spotters Recognized for Their Work:
For the SWL Voice of Russia is Gone: