DX News – 24 August 2014

| August 22, 2014

PA0FAW will activate special event station PA44AH between the 1 and 28 September to commemorate the World War Two Battle of Arnhem. The operation will primarily use CW and digital modes but there is the possibly some SSB. QSL via PA0AW and SWL reports are also very welcome.

WB6OJB and K5LBU will be on the air as C81AK and C81CF, respectively, from Tenda Tora Lodge in Bilene between the 25th August and 2nd of September. WB6JOB will be operating on SSB and CW, while K5LBU will be on PSK and possibly RTTY. QSLs go to each operator’s home address or via Logbook to the World.

AC8W, KC8CO, KN8R and N8LJ, will be in Fiji, OC-016, from 26 August to 2 September operating as 3D2 followed by AC, 3CO, LJ and TR. They will be taking three K2s and one TS-590 along with two KPA-500s and one ALS-500. Antennas will be verticals on the beach. Activity is expected to be on 1.8 to 28MHz on CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via K8AQM.

Murray Adams, WA4DAN, has received permission from Parks Canada for a one-day DXpedition to Sable Island, now planned for 8 September. A second operator will be Randy Rowe, N0TG. The two-man team will be using the Sable Island Amateur Radio Station that WA4DAN and the CY0P team left behind after their venture to Sable in October 2013. If things go as anticipated, WA4DAN will operate the SSB station while N0TG will be on CW. Antennas are expected to be 17 and 20m Yagis with at least one of the two stations will operating high power.

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