Saturday, February 06, 2010

amateur radio special events calendar

February 2010
9M2 - Wolfgang, OE1WWL will be active as 9M2/OE1WWL from Langkawi Island(AS-058) on 24-28 February. He plans to operate some SSB using 10 watts and a wire. QSL via home call, bureau preferred. [TNX]

BY - David, BA4DW will be active as BA4DW/4 from Changxing Island(AS-136) on 11-19 February. He will operate holiday style with 100 watts and wire antennas. QSL via home call. [TNX BA4DW]

C2 - Dieter, DJ2EH, and his wife Anneli,DL8NBH will be active as C21DL and C21YL from Nauru (OC-031) until 14 February. Look for activity on 160-6 metres CW, with some RTTY and SSB. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX DX Newsletter]

CN - Mat, MJ0ASP will be active as CN2MR from Morocco between on 18-26 February. He will operate CW only on 40-10 metres, with an emphasis on 30, 17 and 12 metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX MJ0ASP]

C6 - Drew, N2RFA will be active as C6ABB from Nassau, Bahamas (NA-001) on 8-18 February. He plans to operate on 17, 20, 40 and 80 metres, and as "there is very little digital activity in the Bahamas", he will also operate some PSK31, RTTY, and SSTV. QSL via home call.[TNX N2RFA]

EPC WW DX CONTEST ---> The European PSK Club invites amateur radio operators all over the world to participate in the second EPC to 12 UTC). Object of the contest is to work as many stations as possible using the BPSK125 mode. Complete information can be found at .

HC - Rick, NE8Z will be active from Ecuador between 8 and 24 February. He expects to operate on 80-10 metres CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31 as HC1MD (from Tumbaco, Pichincha Province), HC1MD/HC1 (from Mount Pichincha) and HC1MD/HC4 (from Punta Blanca, Manabi Province). QSL via K8LJG. [TNX NE8Z]

HI - Fabio, IK4QJF will be active as HI3/IK4QJF from the Dominican Republic from 20 February to 5 March. He will operate SSB and digital modes. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX IK4QJF]

Dave, G3TBK will once again be active as J88DR from the island of St.Vincent (IOTA NA-109, WLOTA LH-0492) between 18th February and 15th March, 2010, including an entry in the RSGB Commonwealth Contest. QRV on all bands 160-10 metres using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via home call,direct or bureau. [NG3K]

PJ - Roger, N4RR will operate RTTY and CW as PJ4/N4RR from Bonaire (SA-006) on 10-15 February. He will participate in the CQ WW WPX RTTY Contest (13-14 February) as PJ4R. QSL both calls via N4RR. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]

VE - John, KL7JR will be active as XK1RST from Yukon on 11-14 February. He plans to operate SSB on 80-10 metres from Destruction Bay or Jacquot Island in Kluane Lake (not IOTA). QSL via KL7JR. [TNX]

VK - Bill, VK4FW will operate mostly CW as VK8MM from Groote Eylandt (OC-141) on 14-20 February. After that, he will be active for a few days from his daughter's home in Nhullunbuy(mainland Australia). QSL via VK4FW.[TNX QRZ-DX]

Bill, VK4FW and his XYL will fly to VK8 to see their daughter and grandkids..... He has made arrangements to operate from Groote Eylandt (IOTA OC-141) for a few days as well as from the mainland (IOTA OC-001)..... listen for Bill from late on the 14th of February for a few days as VK8MM. He plans to have internet coverage and will be listening intently for low power stations. QSL direct via mail, direct via OQRS and Bureau. (For all OQRS please go to and follow the prompt).

XU - XU7KOH will be active again from Koh Russei (AS-133) on 12-16 February (operated by ON6NP, ON6TZ and XU7ACY) and 19-23 February (operated by ON6NP, ON6TZ, XU7ACY and F5PAC). QSL via ON7PP. Logs will be posted on after the operations. [TNX ON7PP]
(I.C.P.O. Update/Dave Raycroft/DX News # 979)