DX News – 5 March 2017

| March 3, 2017

Members of the Tifariti Gang and DX Friends will be active in the Republic of Niger as 5U5R in a multi-national DXpedition between 9 and 21 March. Activity will be on the 160 to 10m bands including 30, 17 and 12m using CW, SSB and RTTY, with at least four stations on the air at the same time. Note that no amateur operation on 6m is permitted in Niger. QSL via EA5RM or the OQRS on their web page after the DXpedition goes QRT. Details at www.dxfriends.com/5u5r.

Members of the EI DX Group will be in Nepal from 8 to 20 March. The 11 man team will run up to five stations from 80 to 10m on CW, SSB and digital. Nepal is currently number 91 Most Wanted DXCC in the world. Operating from a QTH at 5,600 feet above sea level, the team are looking forward to intense pile-ups. For full information, please visit https://9n7ei.com.

Members of the Six Gs Team will be on the air as 9G5X from 7 to 21 March. Activity will be on 160 to 10m using CW, SSB and RTTY, with three stations active. QSL via M0OXO.

A group of operators will be operating as C6APY from Little Harbour Cay in the Bahamas, IOTA reference NA-054, until 11 March. Activity will be on 40 to 15m using CW and SSB, with up to three stations active simultaneously. QSL via M0OXO.

Frank, DJ5NQ is on the air as E51ANQ from Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, until 24 March. Activity is on 20m using mostly CW. QSL to home call.

Francois, F4HLT is operating as FT3YL from the Dumont d’Urville Station, Terre Adelie on Petrels Island in Antarctica, IOTA AN-017, until 1 February 2018. Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 metres using SSB and various digital modes in his spare time from 0900 to 1100UTC and after his work duties. QSL via F6KPQ.

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