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3D2RRR Rotuma now QRT


The 3D2RRR log is now on
Club Log. Team made 64000 QSOs (over 50K on FT8). First LoTW

upload soon for those who applied for a card via Club Log. Meantime, here’s some pictures taken

during the DXpedition. You can found many more pics on their Facebook
page.

3Y0J Bouvet 2023 update


In late April we successfully conducted a 4-day vessel inspection in Brazil that ended with a very

good result. The inspection was carried out by a 3rd party vessel inspector and covered more than

105 checkpoints. The vessel inspection focused on safety equipment, instruments, navigation,

engines/machinery, deck, tenders, fuel & fluids, interior, and exterior. Marama is in very good

condition and hence the overall feedback is positive. The vessel went through significant upgrades

with regards to machinery and engines in 2021 and has since been tested for years, most lately

during the previous Antarctica season. The inspection file resulted in a punch list of only a few

minor items to be followed up, no major findings during the 4-day inspection.


https://www.dx-world.net/3y0j-dxpedition-to-bouvet-island/


9N7AA update by QRZ.com


6 meters is finally coming up and after several hundred JA and Asia stations the first EU contacts

were logged today. I will focus on 6m during June and July, with a gap of a few days from 6-9

June. The majority of activity will be over the weekends and from around 11:00Z onwards during

the week.


QRM continues to be prohibitive for any normal CW/SSB on 20m and below, where even FT8

struggles with signals heavily plagued by the local interference/QRM. Higher bands are

surprisingly good with substantially less QRM. Please note that 60m band is not permitted in

Nepal.


3D2UR Fiji WSPR


Since the 6th of June 2022, th
e 3D2UR WSPR beacon is now online on a 24h basis and

transmitting on a roster of frequencies between the 80m and 10m bands using 200mW. More


information about this project
can be found here. This is a first for Fiji and will be very useful for

studies of ionospheric propagation on the HF bands. Below are photos of the setup using a multi


band end
fed antenna on a 10m fiberglass pole atop a balcony on the third floor of the Physics

building a
t the University of the South Pacific. The setup team included Antoine 3D2AG, Phill

3D2TS and Mr Neil Singh, in charge of the laboratory.

DXCC timeline

DXCC


This week on air


This can change daily, please visit
https://www.dx-world.net/ for updates.

6O, SOMALIA Ali, EP3CQ is once again operating as 6O1OO from Mogadishu. Operation on

HF using FT8 so far. QSL via QRZ.com details.


9X, RWANDA Harold DF2WO is once again active as 9X2AW from Kigali until June 22. Operation

from 160 to 10 meter using CW, SSB and digi. QSL via M0OXO OQRS.


https://www.qrz.com/db/9x2aw


C5, THE GAMBIA Look for C5C once again until June 7. Operators are Abdel M0NPT, Gerard

F5NVF and Luc F5RAV. A side trip to Bijol Island is possible.


FG, GUADELOUPE Reiner, DL2AAZ is active as TO2AZ until June 10. Activity from 40 to 10

meter using CW and SSB. QSL via home call.


FK, NEW CALEDONIA Jean-Louis, F5NHJ is active during his spare time until June 7 as FK/call.

Operation from 160 to 6 meter with focus on RTTY and FT4/8. QSL via LoTW and Club Log OQRS.


J6, ST LUCIA Bill, K9HZ is once again operating as J68HZ until June 24. Activity from

160 to 10 meter. QSL via home call, direct only, LoTW, Club Log OQRS.


JD1, OGASAWARA Nobu, JA0JHQ is once again active as JD1BOW until June 19.

Operation using CW, SSB with some FT8. An entry in the All Asian DX CW contest is

included (June 18-19). QSL via LoTW or via home call direct.


JD1, OGASAWARA ISL Makoto, JI5RPT will once again be operating as JD1BLY between

June 11-14. Operation from 40 to 6 meter using CW, SSB and digi. QSL via home call.


JT, MONGOLIA Andrey R9YU and Gennady R5QA are operating as JV0YU from Bayan-lgii

until June 10. Activity from 160 to 70 cm using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via RW6HS.


JW, SVALBARD Peter, DL5FF will be QRV as JW/call between June 9 and June 12.

Operation on HF using CW. QSL via home call, bureau or direct.


JX, JAN MAYEN
Rune LA7QY and Helge LB4MI are active as JX7QY and JX/LB4MI from

Jan Mayen
until the beginning of October. Operation during their spare time.

S9, SAO TOME Look for Ryan K0EFW as S9EFW during June 14-19. Activity on 40, 20, 15 and

10 meter using SSB. QSL via home call, LoTW.


TG, GUATEMALA Stephen, K4IM is once again operating as TG9AWS until October. Operation

from 160 to 10 meter with focus on RTTY. QSL via home call, direct , LoTW, OQRS Club Log.


TR, GABON Roland, F8EN is once again operating as TR8CR until end July. Activity on 40, 30

and 20 meter using CW. QSL via F6AJA direct or bureau.


V4, ST KITTS John, W5JON is once again active as V47JA from Calypso Bay. Activity from 160

to 6 meter using SSB and FT8. QSL via home call, LoTW.

V5, NAMIBIA Paul, ZS2PS operates 100% mobile and is active until mid-June. Operation on 80,

60, 40, 30, 20 and 10 meter. QSL via LoTW.


VP8, FALKLAND ISLANDS Dave, VP8CLE (G1OCN) has published the following info:


Advanced Notice of VPFF activations from mid-May to mid-June 2022.


A recent activation of VPFF-8112, East Bay, FD98XB by Bobby VP8ADR/P proved very successful.


Further activations are planned of the following:


VPFF-8135 Volunteer and Cow Bay


VPFF-8130 Stanley Common and Cape Pembroke Peninsula including Cape Pembroke Lighthouse


VPFF-8132 The Narrows


VPFF-8105 Bertha’s Beach


VPFF-8121 Moss Side


VPFF-8108 Cape Dolphin


ZC4, UK SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS CYPRUS Dave, G4WXJ is once again operating as ZC4RH

until June 15. Activity from 40 to 10 meter using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW, home call

bureau or direct.


Coming up soon


JD1, OGASAWARA ISL Harry, JG7PSJ will once again be QRV as JD1BMH from June 18 until

June 26. Operation from 40 to 10 meter using CW, SSB and RTTY.


Z2, ZIMBABWE The Russian DXpedition Team will be operating from June 17 until June 29 as

Z21RU. Active with 5 stations on all bands, 50 Mhz and SAT QO-100. More on


https://dxpedition.wixsite.com/z21ru


IOTA


This week on air


AFRICA


AF-060 Bijol Isl Team C5B will once again be QRV on June 7 between 0900-1600z. Planning is

in progress.


ASIA


AS-200 Shodo Isl Take, JS6RRR and Take JI3DST are operating as call/5 until July 4. QRV from

80 meter to 70cm using CW, SSB and digi.


JI3DST/5 (mainly for DX)


JJ5RBH (mainly for JA)


JS6RRR/5 (mainly for JA)


JS6RRR/P (for FT8)


Please check QRZ.com for QSL info.


EUROPE


EU-017 Lipari Isl Francesco, IK6QON is active in ‘holidaystyle’ as ID9/call. QRV until June 10

from 80 to 6 meter using CW and SSB. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.


EU-054 Favignana Isl Members of the Italian DXpedition Team will be active in ‘holidaystyle’

as IF9IDT between June 10-16. Operation from 80 to 6 meter using CW, SSB and FT8.


http://www.i2ysb.com/idt/


EU-125 Romo Isl Stefan, DL7AOS is QRV as 5P5K until June 18. Activity in ‘holidaystyle’ with

efforts from 80 to 6 meter using SSB and digi.


EU-137 Ven Isl Lars, SM3CUK is once again active as SA6G/7 until June 12. Operation in

‘holidaystyle’ from 40 to 10 meter using CW with some SSB. QSL via home call, LoTW and Club

Log.


EU-174 Diaporos Isl Oliver, DK7TX will is active as SV8/call until June 11. QRV in ‘holiday

style’ on HF. QSL via home call, direct or bureau, LoTW.


EU-189 Isle of Rockall A team with Nobby G0VJG is operating as MM0UKI/P from the most

inhospitable places on Earth. Operation until June 19. Nobby will be the sole operator for 1-2

days depending the weather. QSL via M0OXO, OQRS.
https://www.rockall2022.org/

NORTH AMERICA


NA-062 Shelter Key Len, K1NU will be active as call/4 during June 11-18. Activity in ‘holiday

style’ with a focus on 6 meter FT8, also planned from 20 to 10 meter using CW and FT8. QSL via

home call direct, LoTW or Club Log.

Coming up soon


ASIA


AS-084 Sangch’uja Isl Han DS2GOO and Lee 6K5CEW will be active as call/4 during June 17-

19. Activity from 40 to 10 meter using CW, SSB and digi. QSL via home call.


AS-117 Otsu Isl Kenji, JA4GXS will once again be active as call/4 on June 18-19. Operation on

40, 20, 17, 15 and 6 meter using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via home cal