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IQØQP/LH - Capo Bellavista Lighthouse
18-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
A group of operators from the Associazione Radioamatoriale Sardinia QRP Club will be active as IQ0QP/LH from Capo Bellavista Lighthouse, island of Sardinia from June 27th to June 28th.

QSL via IQ0QP to the bureau.
GWØGRC - Holy Island
18-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
Some UK operators will be active from Holy Island, Wales, (EU-124) as GW0GRC from 1100 UTC June 25th to 1200 UTC June 29th.

QRV all HF bands, around the usual island and IOTA frequencies. QSL via G0RCI, direct or bureau.

F/OT2A - Île de Batz
18-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
The Rockall 2009 group will participate in the IOTA contest from Ile de Batz, Finistere North, EU-105. To recover from the trip to Rockall and to start preparation for a new attempt, the crew and the support team will join the DXpedition class in a multi-operator, low power effort. The call used will be F/OT2A and QSL will go via the home call.

ZS getting more 40m band
16-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX


South African radio amateurs now have full access to the 40 meterband (7000-7200 kHz).

CQWW - New "Xtreme" category
14-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX

A new "Xtreme" category is being added to the CQ World-Wide DX Contest to allow amateurs to participate in the contest while experimenting creatively with Internet-linked stations and other new technologies that currently are not permitted in any of the contest categories. The new category is effective with the 2009 CQ WW Contest later this year. The full rules of the new Xtreme category can be found here.


TM5DUM - Île Dumet
06-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
Une équipe d’opérateurs français va opérer TM5DUM depuis l’île Dumet les 20 et 21 juin prochains. Activités sur toutes les bandes HF et en VHF (SSB et CW).

QSL via F5SRH.

GB65RFW - American Rangers D-Day landings
06-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
Special Event Station GB65RFW will be on the air from 0001 UT June 6 to 2359 UT June 7 commemorating the 2nd & 5th battalions of the American Rangers D-Day landings June 1944.

Mongolian DX Contest 2009
02-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
This year's Mongolian DX Contest takes place on November 21-22, 2009, 00:00 - 23:59 UTC.

Click here for the rules.
SN2009TSR - Tall Ships' Races Gdynia on the Air
02-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
July 1-7, 2009, SN2009TSR and 15 other special event stations will be aired, celebrating the Tall Ships' Races 2009 regatta calling at the Polish harbour of Gdynia.

Click here for full details.

New Solar Cycle Prediction
02-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
An international panel of experts led by NOAA and sponsored by NASA has released a new prediction for the next solar cycle. Solar Cycle 24 will peak, they say, in May 2013 with a below-average number of sunspots.

Click here for more.