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Sixitalia Weekly Info Page; Jan. 22-28, 2013

 

 

Daily Report (Opening reported in Italy, and some interesting reports from EU and North Africa)

 

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Jan. 21 - No reported opening today.

Jan. 22 - No reported opening today.

Jan. 23 - No reported opening today. In the evening CT reported ZD7/B and ZD8/B.

Jan. 24 - No reported opening today. In the evening CT reported agn ZD7/B and ZD8/B.

Jan. 25 - No reported opening today. In the evening CT reported agn ZD7/B.

Jan. 26 - No reported opening today. Au reported in N.E. Evening ZD7/b in EA7; LU-HP in EA8..

Jan. 27 - No reported opening today.

 

DX News about: Africa tour - C5, F, JD1, TZ, V3, ZS.

 

To realize this Bullettin Sixitalia use news (except when clearly indicate) extract by (in alphabetic order): 425dxn, 50 MHz DX News by OZ6OM, ARRL DX bullettin, DXitalia DXnews by I2MQP, DXNL, www.dx-world.net, Got6 by N8OFS, ICPO, MMMonVHF, OPDX, www.rudius.net.

TNX to all!

 

 

Pat - W5OZI. Pat is one of the best 6m operators in the USA.

 


Africa Tour - 26.01.13

This is a great news for squares hunters:
3XY0ZA This callsign is granted to Jon, TF3ZA while operating in Guinea en route from Reykjavík to Cape Town as part of a 15-man team of adventurers travelling in a modified Bedford MK truck.
He is in the process of obtaining (or has obtained) licenses to operate from the following DXCC entities:
CN2ZA, 5T0ZA, 6W/TF3ZA, 3XY0ZA, TU2ZA (pending), 9G0ZA, 5V7ZA, TY0ZA (pending), TJ0ZA (pending), TR0ZA (pending), TN0ZA (pending), 9Q0ZA (pending), 9J0ZA, Z2/TF3ZA, A20ZA, ZS/TF3ZA..
Jon explains: " We will attempt to drive from Reykjavik, Iceland to Cape Town, South Africa. Our planned route through the African continent is approximately 20,000km and we estimate it will take us 6 months to reach Cape Town. We will depart Reykjavik (in early January 2013) and update this site with news of our DXpedition.
The operation is to last for approximately six months from ca. 20 DXCC entities in Africa.
Logs will be updated daily during the DXpedition.
They will use a vertical antenna (or dipole) for 6m and 100w.
Suggested frequency :CW - 50094: SSB - 50110.
Web site: http://www.dxacrossafrica.com/

 

C5 - Gambia - 24.01.13

 

Looking the dxcluster seems that C5YK has just actived a bcn with the call C5YK/B on 50023.

 

 

F - France - 24.01.13

Members of the Charente DX Group will be active from Sein island EU-068 between April 27 to May 4, 2013 using the calla TM0SI.
QSL via F5EOT.
Web site: http://www.frag33.org/www.cdxg.org/index.htm

 

 

JD1 - Ogasawara - 28.01.13

Three JA operators will be active from Chichijima Island (AS-031) in the Ogasawara group between April 28th and May 5th. Callsigns to be used are JD1BLC (Operator Toshi/JP1IOF) and JD1YBT (World Wide Club station). Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FM.
QSL JD1BLC via JP1IOF direct or by the Bureau to JD1BLC. QSL JD1YBT via JP1IOF direct or by the Bureau to JD1YBT. LoTW will also be available.

 

TX5K - Clipperton - 28.01.13 (Update)

W7GJ, Lance, wrote:
Hello!
Just another update on how things are going ;-) All 5 boxes with my 6m station and sleeping tent have been received in California for transfer to the Shogun.
Additionally, the crate with my generator and the two boxes for the Alpha 8406 amplifier have also been received.   So we are on schedule to have everything
transferred by truck to San Diego and loaded on the Shogun for our 6 day voyage to Clipperton, which begins on February 18.  I will be leaving Montana by plane early in the morning on February 18, so do not expect to have email after February 17.
I am just now recovering from 10 days of "breakthrough flu", so I should be in good health for the upcoming Clipperton trip and operation.   We had obtained flu shots last year before our departure for Niue, so this recent sickness was not nearly as bad as it could have been.
PY2YP has prepared an hourly VOCAP PowerPoint projecting MUF in various directions from Clipperton Island.   If interested, you can find a link to it on my 6m Clipperton web page:
http://www.bigskyspaces.com/w7gj/TX5K.htm
Another recent development you will see described on that page is that I have installed the KST2ME TELNET client on my laptop to use in accessing the ON4KST REGION
2 and ON4KST EME chat pages.  There is a chance that I MAY be able to access info these through the main TX5K WiFi network.  Regardless, I hope to be on the air before the network is operational, so please watch for me on 6m!
GL and VY 73, Lance"

 

 

TZ – Mali - 24.01.13

Fernando EA4BB (ex-Z21BB) is currently operating as TZ6BB from Bamako, Mali.
Length of activity as yet unknown.
QSL via W3HNK.

 

 

V3 - Belize - 27.01.13

Hernan V31HU, Ismael V31NV and Enrique V32EE will be active from Twin Cayes NA-180, Belize between April 6-12, 2013.
QRV all bands including 6m.
QSL all calls via IT9EJW.

 

 

ZS - South Africa - 21.01.13

ZS6SJV/B is a new beacon from South Africa. It Is running on 50070 MHz, 24/24h, with 10w. It is located in KG54NI (90km form C91 and 40 km form 3DA).

[SOURCE: ZS6AYE & IZ8DWF on on4kst chat]

 
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