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Default Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin #651

Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin No. 651

The Ohio/Penn DX PacketCluster
DX Bulletin No. 651
BID: $OPDX.651
March 8, 2004
Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
Provided by BARF80.ORG (Cleveland, Ohio)

Thanks to the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, Northern Ohio DX
Association, Ohio/Penn PacketCluster Network, AB5K & the AR TelNet
Clusters Network, K1NT, K1XN & GoList, W1NK, KA2AEV, W2GI, K3LR, NG3K,
W3UR & The Daily DX, N4AA & QRZ DX, WB4UBD, K8YSE, N8CH, CT1END, E21EIC,
DL/VE3ZIL &, DL1EK & The DX News Letter, EA7JX, F5CWU
& La Gazette du DX, F5NQL & UFT, I1JQJ/IK1ADH & 425 DX News, JG1OWV,
VE3EXY, VK6APK, YV4GMG, ZS6EZ and the 5 Star DXers Association for the
following DX information.

DXCC COUNTRY/ENTITY REPORT: According to the AR-Cluster Network for the
week of Sunday, 29th/February, through Sunday, 7th/March there were 233
countries active. Countries available: 3A, 3B8, 3B9, 3D2, 3DA, 3V, 3W,
4J, 4L, 4S, 4U1I, 4W, 4X, 5B, 5H, 5N, 5R, 5U, 5V, 5W, 5X, 5Z, 6W, 6Y,
7Q, 7X, 8P, 8Q, 8R, 9A, 9G, 9H, 9J, 9K, 9M2, 9M6, 9Q, 9U, 9V, 9Y, A2,
A4, A5, A6, A7, A9, AP, BV, BY, C3, C6, C9, CE, CE0A, CE0Z, CE9, CM,
CN, CP, CT, CT3, CU, CX, D2, D4, DL, DU, EA, EA6, EA8, EA9, EI, EK, EL,
EP, ER, ES, ET, EU, EX, EY, EZ, F, FG, FJ, FK, FM, FO, FP, FR, FW, FY,
G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GU, GW, H4, HA, HB, HC, HC8, HI, HK, HK0/a, HL, HP,
HR, HS, HZ, I, IS, J3, J6, J7, J8, JA, JD/o, JT, JW, JY, K, KG4, KH0,
KH6, KH8, KL, KP2, KP4, LA, LU, LX, LY, LZ, OA, OD, OE, OH, OH0, OK,
OM, ON, OX, OY, OZ, P2, P4, PA, PJ2, PJ7, PY, PZ, S2, S5, S7, S9, SM,
SP, ST, SU, SV, SV/a, SV5, SV9, T32, T7, T9, TA, TF, TG, TI, TK, TL,
TR, TT, TU, TY, UA, UA2, UA9, UK, UN, UR, V2, V3, V4, V5, V7, V8, VE,
VK, VK9L, VK9N, VP2V, VP5, VP8, VP8/h, VP9, VQ9, VR, VU, XE, XF4, XT,
XU, XW, XZ, YA, YB, YI, YK, YL, YN, YO, YS, YU, YV, Z2, Z3, ZA, ZB,
ZC4, ZD7, ZD8, ZD9, ZF, ZK1/s, ZK3, ZL, ZP, ZS

* PLEASE NOTE: The report "could" contain "Pirate/SLIM" operations or
more likely a "BUSTED CALLSIGN". As always, you never know - "Work
First Worry Later" (WFWL).

3B8, MAURITIUS. Jun, OE1ZKC/JH4RHF, will be on the air from 3B8-land on
his way to/back from the 3B9C DXpedition, March 14-16th and April 1-3th.
His callsign will be decided upon arrival. He will operate from 3B8CF's
shack. Jun will probably be on 40-10 meters, SSB, CW, RTTY and SSTV on
request. QSL via OE1ZKC.

3B9C UPDATE. Project Star Reach (3B9C) has released "Bulletin No.4" this
past week and it can be found on their Web page. Excerpts from the bulletin
state "Remember, 3B9C is expected to hit the bands around midnight local
(2000 GMT) on Friday 19th March, so not long to go now. The container of
equipment has arrived on the island, and a final planning meeting has been
held in the UK, attended by 17 of the team members. We are also delighted
to announce that Robert, 3B9FR, will join the team as a full member, taking
time off work to be a part of 3B9C (he runs the island's radio station).
This will probably be the last bulletin before we head out to 3B9, but we
will continue to post bulletins from the island, both on our Web page and
to the major newsletters." A QSL route has been annouced. The bulletin
states, "Arrangements are now in place for QSLing. This is a non-trivial
task, with possibly in excess of 100,000 QSL requests to be handled in due
course. The QSLing task will therefore be shared by a team of volunteers,
centrally co-ordinated through StarQSL, a piece of software developed
especially by John, G3WGV, for the purpose. Among other things, StarQSL
allows bureau and Web requests to be handled (checked, validated) by any
volunteer with Internet access, but with an option for QSL labels to be
printed at a central point for handing in to the bureau. Direct cards
should be sent to FSDXA, PO Box 73, Church Stretton, SY6 6WF, UK. Bureau
cards go via the RSGB bureau. There is also a form on the Web page for
requesting bureau cards." Another topic in the bulletin deals with an
upcoming 3B9C video (with a D68C video added free to the purchase), as
well as the status of AO-40, EME, 6m and RTTY contacts, plus a few words
on their contest efforts and trophies. For complete details, go to the
Web page at:

5V7, TOGO. The 5V7C team is now active as of late Friday. Activity should
last until March 13th. The complete list of pilot stations were announced
this past week. They a Bruno/F5AGB (for the Europe and French speaking
countries), Floyd/N5FG (NA - SA and Central), Mike/UA0MF (AS), Toshi/JA1ELY
(JA) and Lee/ZL2AL (VK). QSL via F5TVG: Franck Savoldi, P.O. Box 92,
94223 Charenton Cedex, France. For more information, visit their Web page
Don't forget to read the band and mode plans and the forecast propagation

9Q, DEM. REP. OF CONGO. After a few problems in the start, Gus, SM5DIC,
is now active as 9Q0AR until about March 20th. He was heard this past
week on 20/17/15/10 meters. Modes vary from CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. Gus's
QSL Manager Leif, SM5BFJ, told OPDX this week that Gus is active from the
Radio Club in Kinshasa. Leif would also like OPDX to remind everyone when
sending a QSL request to him, please include 2 USD or 1 IRC (this is
because of the high Swedish postage cost) for the return postage.

A5, BHUTAN (Also 9N). Jim Wise, W4PRO, leaves for Bhutan on March 19th.
He will be on the air around March 22nd or 23rd as A52PRO. Jim will operate
until April 3rd from Thimphu, Bhutan, and then will travel to Tibet where
he will not operate. However, he will be in Khatmandu, Nepal, from April
10-13th where he has asked for the 9N7PRO callsign.

BOOK REVIEW (by Tedd, KB8NW): Reading "THE COMPLETE DX'ER" (3rd Edition),
I would have to say that this is the "Complete Package" for a new DXer,
as well as for an older DXer (to polish up their DXing skills). Author Bob
Locher, W9KNI, has put together a text book diary (an Elmer in a book) on
how to achieve good DXing skills and what is needed to work DX. Individuals
who bought Bob's 1st and 2nd Editions (published 1983 and 1989) may want
to add this updated 3rd Edition. Bob was inspired to come out with a 3rd
Edition due to the major changes in DXing (InterNet, PacketCluster, etc..),
and his new found interest in QRP operations (after building an Elecraft
K2 QRP transceiver). The book deals with "How to Listen" (going through
the bands or listening to pile-ups), "What is Needed" (or not needed -- the
bare essentials), QSLing, and "What Equipment and Accessories are Needed"
to get the job done. These are just a few items in the book. Early in the
book, Bob brings out the importance of good listening skills. Probably
a skill many newer DXers do not have or older DXers lost with the age
of the DXClusters. This 223 page book is worth reading and have in a
DXer's library. The book lists for 19.95 USD (plus shipping). For more
reviews and details on purchasing the book, go to the Web page at:

C56, THE GAMBIA (Update to OPDX.658). Jan, PA9JJ, will be active as C56JJ
from Banjul, March 29th to April 5th. Remember that most of his activity
will be on 80/40 meters and the WARC bands SSB. However, he may be on
some other bands and do some CW. There will be an online log after his
return on his home page at:

CT HISTORICAL COLLECTION (Help Needed). Carlos Nora, CT1END, reports that he
is involved in an organization in Portugal which is devoted to documenting
and preserving the history of Amateur Radio in Portugal from the early days
to the present. If you have Portuguese QSL cards prior to 1960, Portuguese
QSL cards from DXpeditions or Portugueses DX Magazines and other special
events, they would appreciate receiving them as a donation to their
collection, or as an alternative, send a digital image of QSL card. The
Web page of the "Historical Archive of the Portuguese Amateur Radio" can
be viewed at:
If you can help them, please respond by E-mail ) or
by mail to the address at:
Carlos Nora, CT1END, Praceta D. M=E9cia N=BA 15 - 2=BADto., Massama Norte,
2605-247 Belas, Portugal

D2, ANGOLA. Rod, EA7JX, informs OPDX that Joao/CT1BFL and Durval/CU3BW
will be working in Luanda, capital city of Angola, during the next 6
month and be active as D2U and D2DB, respectively. They are now using
a G5RV, but by the end of this month or the next April, they will have
a tribander on the air. CT1BFL will operate on all modes, including PSK,
RTTY and SSTV. CU3BW will operate on all modes, but not CW. QSL is via
EA7JX: Rodrigo Herrera, P.O. Box. 47, 41310, Brenes, Sevilla, Spain.
ADDED NOTE: QSL Manager EA7JX is also manager for LW9EOC (L59EOC), LU5FF
VK3FY/DU8, VK3FY and YW6P.

DAYTON CONTEST DINNER. The North Coast Contesters are pleased to announce:
The 12th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner. Tickets are on sale as of Thursday
morning, March 4th. Master of Ceremonies is Tim Duffy, K3LR. The 2004
Contest Hall of Fame Inductions will be formally announced by the CQ
WorldWide Contest Director and CQ Contest Hall of Fame member, Bob Cox,
K3EST. As part of the dinner program, they will honor recent silent key
and contester ambassador, James White, K4OJ. The dinner will be held on
Saturday night, May 15th, at 6:30 PM: Cash bar opens at 5:30 PM. The
dinner will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (Official Contest Hotel)
5th and Jefferson Streets (Next to the Convention Center) Dayton (Downtown),
Ohio in the VAN CLEVE BALLROOM. Menu: Prime Rib of Beef, Potato, vegetables,
rolls, chocolate fudge cake, choice of beverage, coffee, tea or iced tea.
Vegetarian menu is available by request at the dinner. Price is 33.00 USD
per person. (They try to have the price as low as possible, so we are sorry
for the price increase this year!) SEATING IS LIMITED TO 300, SO ORDER
YOUR TICKETS EARLY. Seating is random and is not reserved. Tables are set
in rounds of 8. All dinner ticket orders are handled exclusively by Craig
Clark, K1QX at: Radioware and Radio Bookstore, PO Box 209, Rindge, NH 03461
( You can place your order by calling:
Monday through Friday from 10 AM to 6 PM eastern USA time.
1-603-899-6957 for International
or by FAX 1-603-899-6826 24 hours
You can also EMAIL your orders to:
Visa, Mastercard, American Express. Sorry no COD orders.
E-MAILs must include charge card + number, callsign and return address
information. Tickets will be sent via First Class US Mail no later than
May 7, 2004. Please allow plenty of time for your tickets to arrive before
you leave for Dayton. Radioware and Radio Bookstore is not responsible for
tickets lost in the mail. *** Special thanks to Craig Clark, K1QX and
Radioware - Radio Bookstore for once again handling the tickets ***
Deadline for ticket orders is May 6, 2004. -- NO EXCEPTIONS --
There will be no tickets at the door. Many contest operators from around
the world attend this event. If you enjoy radio contesting, you do not
want to miss this dinner. They expect a quick sell out. Order your tickets

GH0, JERSEY. Ron/G4DIY (GP0STH), and Lee/G0DBE will be active from here,
March 15-20th, as GH0STH. Their bands and modes of activity were not
provided. QSL via G4DIY.

GITMO WEB SITE. Chuck Harding, N8CH, informs OPDX that he has been asked
to put up a Web page for the Guantanamo Bay Amateur Radio Club. Bill,
W4WV, has donated his Web site which he doesn't use. More data is being
compiled by the guys on GITMO. The site is available at:

HK0, SAN ANDRES AND PROVIDENCIA. Gerd, DL7VOG, will make his third trip
to San Andres & Providencia. The reason for going this time is for his 25th
wedding anniversary. He expects to spend most of his time on Providencia
Island (which he says "is a tranquil place, far away from mass tourism")
at the hotel "Deep Blue". He is scheduled to be in Bogota, March 13th,
then stay on Isla Palma (SA-078) from March 14-17th. He will operate as
HK0GU/1 from Isla Palma, Colombia. Then look for him to be active as
HK0GU from Providencia (NA-049) starting March 19th; he will depart April
5th. During his stay he will be active in the BARTG Spring RTTY Contest
and the EA-RTTY Contest. Look for updates to be posted on a regular basis
QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the bureau. LAST MINUTE UPDATE:
Rys, SP5EWY, heard from Gerd that he will "try" to be active as much as
possible on 160m. However, he will be running barefoot (100w) and does
not think it will be easy.

HS, THAILAND. Champ, E21EIC (XW1IC, 9M2/E21EIC), informs OPDX that the
PTD has renewed the 80/160m license in Thailand for all HS hams during
the contest ONLY. The license will be expire on December 31, 2004.
Their frequency table is: 160m - 1800-1825 kHz
80m - 3500-3505 kHz and 3524-3536 kHz
Champ also mentioned that Chai, HS1NGR, will be active on 3536 kHz (SSB
only) and QSX 3795 kHz every weekend around 1700-2000z. QSL via CBA.

IOTA NEWS...............
AF-014. Look for Rosel/DL3KWR and Hardy/DL3KWF to sign CT3/homecall
now through March 18th from Ilha da Madeira (DIP MA-001). Their
activity will be mainly CW on the WARC bands (generally during
their late afternoon and evening hours). QSL via their home
callsigns. E-mail requests for bureau cards are welcome at:

AS-155. Operators BV8BC, BV8BM, BV8BQ, BV8CM, BX8AAA and BM8BTM will
be active as BV9O from Orchid Island, March 11-15th. Their
bands/modes of activity were not provided. QSL ONLY direct
to BV8BC.

EU-108. Look for Jim, MM0BQI, to sign MM0BQI/P from the uninhabited
Treshnish Islands off the west coast of Scotland, scheduled
for the first week in May. EU-108 is currently number 32 on
the list of most wanted European IOTAs. The operation will
take place from the island of Lunga, the largest in the
Treshnish group. (Islands Of Scotland Award reference NH07).
Activity will be on all bands 80-6 meters, SSB, CW, RTTY,
using IC706g and IC7400 transceivers. Antennas will be Butternut
verticals and wire dipoles. QSL via the bureau or direct to:
Jim Martin, MM0BQI, 3 Lismore Avenue, Edinburgh, EH8 7DW,
SCOTLAND. All surplus money from direct QSLs will be donated
to the Hebridean Trust, who owns and works to preserve the
islands and whose permission to land and operate is gratefully
acknowledged. For up-to-date information, see the Web page
at: (coming soon)
Also, E-mail Jim at:

EU-128. Look for Andy, DL4OK, to sign homecall/p from the Staberhuk
Lighthouse (ARLHS reference FED-226) located on Fehmarn Island
(DID O-01 for the German Islands Award), March 18-25th. His
activity will be on 80-10 meter CW/SSB. QSL via the DARC Bureau
to DL4OK.

OC-142. The members of the Lockyer Valley Radio Club will be active
as VK4FRI from Fraser Island, March 15-19th. Activity will be
on all HF bands using CW, SSB, PSK and SSTV. QSL direct only
to: P.O. Box 101, Laidley, QLD 4341, Australia.

OC-170. The members of the VK6 DX Chasers Club announced that they
will conduct an expedition to Woody Island from around 0600z
on March 21st to around 1600z on March 27th. This is their
second visit to this island which is part of the Recherche
Archipelago, located 15 km from the town of Esperance and some
600km South East of Perth. They plan to have up to 3 stations
that will be active on 40-10 meters including 12m and 17m.
There may be some 80/75m operation if conditions and static
levels permit. The callsign is yet to be advised. Operators
will be, Neil/VK6NE, John/VK6NU, Alek/VK6APK, David/VK6YEL,
Gerald/VK6KTN and Phil/VK6ZPP. All requests for QSLs are to
go to Neil, VK6NE.

KP4, PUERTO RICO. Alfredo, WP3C, will be active as KP4AH in the CQ WPX
SSB Contest (March 27-28th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (10m)/Low-Power
entry. QSL KP4AH via direct.

P4, ARUBA. Operator Andrius/LY2TA and Jurgis/LY2CY will be on Aruba from
May 23-31st and will be active as P40X for the CQ WPX CW Contest (May
29-30th, Operation class TBA). QSL via LY2TA CBA.

PJ2, NETHERLANDS ANTILLES. Martin, W1MD, will be active as PJ2T from
Curacao in the CQ WPX SSB Contest (March 27-28th) as a Single-Op/Single-
Band entry. QSL PJ2T via N9AG.

QSL INFO AND NEWS................
QSL information from the latest CQWW 160M SSB Contest is now available

QSL RW2F via DK4VW. Operators were the Kaliningradsk UA2 Contest
Club in the ARRL DX Phone Contest (March 6-7th) as a Multi-Multi

V26R QSL STATUS. Mike, KA2AEV, announced this past week that as of March
5th, all the QSLs from the USA/VE for the 2003 and past V26B operations
have been answered and are in the mail. He is still working on the DX
requests. If you are in the USA or Canada and are awaiting a QSL from
V26B, and you do not receive it within the next 2-3 weeks (Depending
on the USPS!!!), please drop Mike another request with an SAE and return
postage for your request. Please be advised that QSLs are not required.
Please put your QSO info on a piece of paper. Mike states, "That will
work for us!" He also states, "Sorry for the Inconvience of past QSLing
practices. We seem to have our act together now."

QSL MANAGER Nenad, VE3EXY, reports that the QSLs for VK1AA/2, VK1AA/4
and VK9LX/9 are still not printed. DO NOT SEND A SECOND REQUEST. He
also mentions, "I am still receiving lots of requests with insufficient
funds. One U.S. dollar is not enough for an overseas letter from Canada,
especially when you send several QSL cards. All those requests are
processed IMMEDIATELY, but will be sent via the BUREAU."

NOT THE QSL MANAGER. Jim, WB4UBD, is NOT the QSL Manager for VK0IR.
He was only assisting W4FRU, the QSL Manager at that time. He has no
logs and no cards. The QSL Manager for the 1997 VK0IR operation is N2OO.

Rusty, W6OAT, announced this past week that he will be handling the
QSLs for Jerry, YI9MD. Cards are "OK" either direct (Rusty Epps W6OAT,
651 Handley Trail, Redwood City, CA 94062, USA) or via the bureau.
Wayne, W4MPY, is donating the cards for Jerry (K6MD at home), and
they are still working with Jerry to get the exact wording he wants
printed on them. Rusty states that it will be a few weeks before he
actually receives any QSLs from Wayne, so please be patient with them
as they may be a bit slow in the beginning.

Dave, W2GI, reports that the YI9ZF logs have been updated through
February 27th at:

QSL MANAGER ZS6EZ. Excerpts from an E-mail received from Chris Burger,
ZS6EZ, states that his QSLing policy is published at:
Chris states, "I pre-emptively QSL every QSO through the bureau, and
respond to all direct requests received..... I am not in a position
to collect registered mail from the post office, which would involve
a two-hour drive in office hours. There is not a significant mail loss
problem, so registered mail is completely unnecessary.... Although,
I am now somewhat behind with QSLing after a computer theft, I routinely
respond to all requests. I always have, and I always will. The ZD9IR
logs are also in the Logbook of the World, allowing anyone to claim
DXCC credit as required."

SPECIAL EVENT. Lee/K1NT and Marvin/AG5I will be operating special event
stations K5O and K5K mobile during Oklahoma's QSO Party, "Just for the fun
of it", March 13th and 14th. A special QSL card will be available for
working either station. A certificate for 1 USD is available for working
both stations. QSL via KW5DX.

SKP 2004. Danny, WP4F, informed OPDX and its readers that this year there
will be several activities in Puerto Rico. One event will be in April where
they will celebrate the First Puerto Rico Straight Key Party. The party
will start the second Sunday of April (April 11th) between 1800z to 0200z
(Monday). The 8 hour party will be CW only. Station KP4ES will be on the
air as the "Official Party Station: from the Puerto Rico Amateur Radio
League". Look for KP4ES to operate on the following frequencies: 28030,
28130, 21030, 21130, 14030, 7030, 7130, 3530 and 3705 kHz. Stations located
in Puerto Rico archipelago will be signing /SKP. There are no band and/or
frequency restrictions. Any amateur radio frequency may be used for a
valid contact (Suggested frequencies: 30khz above the CW lower sub-band
limit). For more complete details, please visit the following Web page
at: http:/

VP2M, MONTSERRAT. Keith, VP2MEG, wrote to OPDX last week wondering why
"VP2M" was not listed in the "DXCC COUNTRY/ENTITY REPORT" for the week of
February 22-29th, stating "VP2M" is active. Believe it or not, there were
NO cluster reports for "VP2M" for that week. Information is taken from
the world-wide AB5K AR TelNet Clusters Network. Goes to show NOT all
stations are reported. Keith, VP2MEG, did mention to OPDX that a new
batch of hams (locals) are operating from the island, and they are training
some more. Come guys/gals, let's see some VP2M QSNs reported (ed. As this
was being written - still NO cluster QSNs for VP2M!!).

XE, MEXICO. Bela, N8SHZ, was expected to leave for Mexico on the 5th of
March to return about the 28th of April. Look for him to probably sign
XE1/N8SHZ and is expected to be working 12 and 17 meters mostly. QSL
is guaranteed direct with a SASE for US and 1 Green Stamp for others.

XF4, REVILLA GIGEDO. The XF4IH operation from Socorro Island is now active
and will continue until March 20th. Some of their announced suggested
operating frequencies a
SSB - 3795, 7050/7080, 14195, 21295 and 28495
CW - 3503, 7003, 10102, 14003, 18077, 21003, 24897 and 28003/28025
Activity will be on 160m-70cm on SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK31/SSTV and satellites.
QSL via XE1IH: Enrique Garcia Munive, P.O. Box 118-481, 07051 Mexico - D.F.,
Mexico. Check their Web site for more information at:

XV, VIETNAM. Operators JP3AZA (XV3AZA) and JA9BV (XV3BV) will be active
now through March 14th. Activity will be on the HF bands 80-15 meters
(Not including WARC bands) CW/SSB. QSL via the bureau or direct to JA3DYU.

YA, AFGHANISTAN. Masa, JG1OWV, informs OPDX that Afghanistan hams are now
planning to operate club station YA0J for the upcoming CQ WPX SSB Contest
(March 27-28th). Their activity will be limited, and they will try to be on
as much as possible within their work schedules. This will be the first
Multi-Operator entry from that country.

YV4, VENEZUELA. Dario, YV4GMG, in Santa Cruz, informs OPDX that he is
active on 20/15/10 meters. Also, active from the same station is Hector/
YV4GMH and Maria/YV4GMB. All three operators have been found recently
on PSK31. QSL via their home callsigns.

YA, AFGHANISTAN. Rene, DL2JRM, is on a business trip in Afghanistan until
March 19th. He is currently active as YA/DL2JRM and plans to be active
on 160-10 meters. Over the past week, he was heard on 160/40/17/15 meters

ZX7, BRAZIL. Look for Mor, CT1AHU/PT7ZXU, to participate in the CQ WPX
SSB Contest (March 27-28th) as ZX7U as a Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL
via CT1AHU (, direct or the REP Bureau. Visit the Web page (under
construction) at:

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Peter Lemken
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In Tedd Mirgliotta wrote:

XF4, REVILLA GIGEDO. The XF4IH operation from Socorro Island is now active
and will continue until March 20th. Some of their announced suggested
operating frequencies a
SSB - 3795, 7050/7080, 14195, 21295 and 28495
CW - 3503, 7003, 10102, 14003, 18077, 21003, 24897 and 28003/28025
Activity will be on 160m-70cm on SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK31/SSTV and satellites.
QSL via XE1IH: Enrique Garcia Munive, P.O. Box 118-481, 07051 Mexico - D.F.,
Mexico. Check their Web site for more information at:

What kind of antennas are these guys running? The website has no information
about the setup at all.

Peter Lemken

Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in
a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly
used up, totally worn out and loudly proclaiming, 'Wow, what a ride!'

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