Contests27 April 2015

UKSMG Summer Marathon

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The UKSMG Summer Marathon rules have changed so please read the details here.  The changes ensure that all entrants have a chance to gain a good score and lay claim to a place in the table. The objective is to work as many 4 digit grid squares as possible between the first Saturday of May (02 May 2015 at 00:00 UTC) and the first Sunday of August (02 Aug 2015 ending at 23:59 UTC) on the Six Metre band.
Log entries and updates may be made at any time during the contest.

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DX News01 July 2015

CRETE, SV9

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Goran, S55OO, will be active as SV9/S55OO from Rethymno, Crete (EU-015, GIOTA KRS-005, MIA MGC-005, WLOTA 1400), between July 8-19th. Activity will be holiday style on 40-6 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. He will be using his FlexRadio 3000 into wire antennas. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL.
 
 
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DX News01 July 2015

KH5/P DXPEDITION NEWS (Press Release #2)

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Lou (N2TU) and Craig (K9CT) previously announced a DXpedition to Palmyra Atoll at the Inter- national DX Convention in Visalia, California. Palmyra (KH5) ranks #9 on the Most Wanted List and #2 in Europe. The Pacific Islands DXpedition Group has been awarded permission to activate Cooper Island in the Palmyra Atoll, January 11-26th, 2016. A team of highly experienced operators and veterans of many DXpeditions has been assembled. Team members include Craig/K9CT, Lou/N2TU, Jerry/WB9Z, Tom/ND2T, Mike/K9NW, Ralph/K0IR, John/K6MM, Bob/K4UEE, Hal/W8HC, Dick/W3OA, Jim/N9TK and Glenn/W0GJ
 
The Team plans to operate five stations, 160 to 6 meters on CW, SSB and Digital modes, using a callsign to be announced at a later date. Antennas dedicated to working Europe will be deployed due to the high need and propagation path difficulty. Critical to major DXpeditions are the immediate, up-front commitment costs. For instance, most of the equipment (antennas, coax, wire, con- nectors, and site material) has already been purchased, tested and shipped to Palmyra. These procurement and shipping costs are a significant portion of the overall DXpedition costs. It is estimated this DXpedition will incur costs of over 200,000 USDs plus individual and personal expenses. We are pleased we have received support from so many Foundations, Clubs and Individuals already. We are about $30,000 USDs short of our need for the next payment November 1st. 
 
So please donate as soon as possible to help with the upfront costs. Our website, , has a “Donate” link to facilitate your generous contribution. Without your support, this DXpedition would not happen! ....Lou N2TU and Crain K9CT
 
 
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DX News01 July 2015

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8

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Just a reminder that Geoff, G8OFQ, will once again be active as HC8/G8OFQ from Isabella Island (SA-004) between July 1st and September 30th. Activity will be on 160-6 meters using SSB only. Geoff is working as a volunteer for the Galapagos National Park at the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center (see pictures on QRZ.com) on Isabela Island. QSL via HA3JB.
 
 
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DX News01 July 2015

ST. MARTIN, FS

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If you missed John's, K9EL, activity this June, he will once again be active as FS/K9EL from St. Martin (NA-105, DIFO FS-001, WLOTA 0383, WW Loc. FK88) between October 21-28th. Activity will probably be on 80-6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. He will be running 500 watts into a 3 element yagi on 6m, dipoles for 10-30m and a vertical for 40-80m. John usually will operate on 60m if there is interest. There will be daily uploads to ClubLog and LoTW. QSL via his home callsign or on ClubLog's OQRS. His operating frequencies (except during contests) will be announced in real time via Twitter at: https://twitter.com/FSK9EL  John is also part of the TO1E team who plans to be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 24-25th).
 
 
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DX News01 July 2015

WB4WXE Caribbean Tour

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By the time you read this, Howard, WB4WXE, should be active as J79XE from Dominica (after being active as J68HS from St. Lucia this past week) until July 10th. Activity will be mainly 6 meters with some HF activity. He will then return to St. Lucia and once again be active as J68HS until July 14th. QSL both callsigns via WB4WXE.
 
 
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DX News23 June 2015

St. Lucia & Dominica

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Barring a Murphy strike, I will depart on 25 June 2015 to St. Lucia Island where I will operate as J68HS on 6 meters & HF and continue to Dominica Island around 29 June 2015 and also operate 6 meters plus some HF. J79 call sign will be J79XE. J79 operation will end on 10 July, but I will return to St. Lucia and again operate as J68HS on 6 meters and some HF until departing for the USA on 14 July. 
 
QSL via home call WB4WXE 
 
73, Howard WB4WXE / J68HS / J79XE / V26HS
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DX News18 June 2015

Falalop Island, V6

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Hello 6m DXers! This year's dedicated 6m EME DXpedition will be from V6M in PK90va, August 26-September 3, 2015, in celebration of my 50 years of VHF DXing. I hope to surpass my record from last July's DXpedition to KH8, where I completed with 68 stations on 6m EME. Anyway, you know that you can count on me to be making a dedicated effort to work as many serious 6m operators as possible! I will not have any internet or email communications from V6, but I havepublished a planned operating schedule on myweb page. Full details are here:http://www.bigskyspaces.com/w7gj/Micronesia2015.htm
 
73, Lance, W7GJ
 
 
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