domingo, 25 de junho de 2017

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sábado, 24 de junho de 2017

[HCDX] Glenn Hauser logs June 21-22-23, 2017

** ALASKA. 11885, June 22 at 1230, no signal from KNLS, and JBA carrier on 11870 during English hour. Some days 11885 is in use instead of 7355, some not; you never know which it will be, and from so far north there are wide variations in propagation (Glenn Hauser, OK, WORLD OF RADIO 1883, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** ANTARCTICA [non]. 5985, June 21 at 2150 check, VG signal from BBCWS mid-winter special, Woofferton site as heard via UTwente SDR in Netherlands, family greeting. Didn`t even try for it direct here on any of three frequencies. Richard Langley, NB, will be archiving his recording of the whole thing, accessible to DXLD yg members (Glenn Hauser, OK, WORLD OF RADIO 1883, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** ARGENTINA [non]. 11580, June 22 at 2210 check, RAE in Spanish instead of Italian --- but at least speaking with an Italian accent. 5950 which is announced as the only Spanish frequency, far too weak JBA carrier here to compare. Later I`m wondering if it was really Italian service as supposed to be, but with bits in Spanish?
7730, June 23 at 0602, RAE via WRMI already playing tango music rather than news, 0605 Japanese announcement.
11580, June 23 at 1425 check past 1448, WRMI is playing World Music, including familiar ME tunes, no announcements, rather than RAE in Spanish. This hour on the WRMI skedgrid never got labeled RAE Spanish, but had been such whenever checked all month, Monday-Saturday. Presumably a bonus, and maybe defaulted to WM which occupied this hour previously, if there was a missing file for today; or canceled? Only time will tell (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** BENIN. 1566, June 23 at 0446, JBA carrier still at 0502, presumed TWR. Even weaker than when I heard it June 21 at 0353-0412. On globe I refine the true bearing to 76 degrees; Parakou is slightly north of central Benin. If this carrier is audible in Oklahoma and AB/BC, it may well be heard all over North America; go for it! (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** BRAZIL. 4885.02, June 23 at 0206, JBA carrier vs hi QRN level; also at 0451 when I measure it slightly on hi side, and still at 0558.
R?dio Clube do Par?, Bel?m, had been the strongest and most reliable ZY on 60m, and usually on all night, but on June 19 there were reports in the radioescutas group that station had been off the air since June 16 as it was facing fines of 50 kiloreais per day, in some kind of complicated political dispute about who really controls the station.
4885 is one of those frequencies with more than one Brazilian tropical station, the other being Rdif. Acreana, Rio Branco, with nominal sked in WRTH 2017 as 0900-0400, but both were double-daggered as inactive. So am I hearing its carrier now, or is Par? coming back? Suspect the latter, as both Dave Valko and Anker Petersen had previously reported Par? on 4885.02 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** BRAZIL. 11857.39vv, June 22 at 0551, JBM signal presumed R. Aparecida, which is varying more widely now, and won`t settle down as I try to measure it (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** BRAZIL. 11934.930, June 22 at 0553, soft music, 0555 full ID with SW frequencies, claiming 24-hour service, except I can`t catch the name. Rudolf Grimm, Brasil, says it`s no longer called R?dio RB2, but R?dio Evangelizar. Also applies to 9725- and 6040+ from Curitiba (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** CANADA. 2749-USB, June 23 at 0449, VP robotic talk, can`t even be sure of language in noise level, but could well be French. Same audible slightly weaker on 2598-USB. Canadian Coastguard schedule as in DXLD 16-43 shows both as VCF Les Escoumins, QC, from two different QC transmitter sites, Natashquan on 2598 and La Verni?re on 2749, both with their final transmissions starting at 0437, not resuming until 0847 (tho other stations are back from 0737/0740) (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** CUBA. 5025, June 23 at 0453, R. Rebelde is on at S9+30 but just barely modulated. By 0600 still undermodulated but better, with resounding timesignal ending 32 seconds late (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A [and non]. WORLD OF RADIO 1882 monitoring: confirmed Wednesday June 21 at 2114, the 2100 broadcast on WBCQ 7490.1v-AM, poor S6. Also confirmed Wednesday June 21 at 2330 on WBCQ, 9330.20v-CUSB, fair.
WORLD OF RADIO 1883 contents: Alaska, Anguilla, Antarctica non, Australia, Benin, Bougainville, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Eritrea and non, Ethiopia, Europe, Germany, Guatemala non?, New Caledonia, Nigeria non, Sudan South non, USA, Zambia, unidentified
WORLD OF RADIO 1883 monitoring: confirmed first SW broadcast Thursday June 22 after 2330 on WBCQ, 9330.3v-CUSB, poor-fair. Next:
Fri 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Sat 0630   HLR 6190-CUSB to WSW
Sat 1431   HLR 7265-CUSB to WSW
Sat 1930v  WA0RCR 1860-AM ND
Sat 2230   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Sun 0200   WRMI 11580 to NE
Sun 0310v  WA0RCR 1860-AM ND
Sun 1030   HLR 9485-CUSB to WSW
Sun 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Mon 0300v  WBCQ 5130v Area 51 to WSW
Mon 0330   WRMI 9955 to SSE
Mon 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Tue 0030   WRMI 7730 to WNW
Tue 2130   WRMI 9455 to WNW, 15770 to NE
Tue 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Wed 1030   WRMI 5850 to NW, 9455 to WNW
Wed 1315   WRMI 9955 to SSE
Wed 2100   WBCQ 7490v to WSW
Wed 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Full WOR schedule on all affiliates, AM, FM, satellite, webcasts:
http://www.worldofradio.com/radioskd.html
Also access to podcasts (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 9955, WRMI, Thu June 22 at 2213, `Voice of the Report of the Week`, talking about his reception on 7730. Thu 22-23 airing now shows on the WRMI 9955 skedgrid, but of more interest I notice some changes despite effective date at top not touched since March 26.
`Radio Libertad` is now only at 2330-2400 M-F and sure to be jammed. But preceding it now at 2315-2330 M-F is a `Noticiero`, but from what source? Will need to try to hear it, probably on unjammed webcast. Some other local produxions on 9955, presumably by Cuban exiles:
`Bajo el Sol de Miami`, Tue 2200-2230, Sat 2230-2300
`Michael M?ndez Show`, Sun 2200-2230 & `Trova Libre` 2300-2330
`Las Noches con Mirka`, Wed & Fri 2100-2200
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST) See also ARGENTINA [non]
** U S A. 9475, June 22 at 2215, WTWW-1 SFAW is S9+40 but suptorted modulation. -2 & -3 continue to be absent afternoons from 9930 and 12105. 5085, WTWW-2, however is on with music circa 0200 UT Fri June 23, but not late (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
UNIDENTIFIED. 6055, June 22 at 0056, another check for the unID VP signal I had previously; now there are sporadic carriers spuriously out of the very strong 6060 Habana transmitter, in addition to its incessant splash. But the first unID was quite different, continuous: ``6055, June 18 at 0048, JBA signal with talk, where there is normally nothing. What could it be?`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
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sexta-feira, 23 de junho de 2017

ARLP025 Propagation de K7RA

ARLP025 Propagation de K7RA

Average daily sunspot numbers rose this reporting week (June 15-21)
from 4.9 to 29.4. The previous week had four days with no sunspots,
and this week there were no zero sunspot days, hence the dramatic
increase in the average.

Average daily solar flux barely budged from 74.4 to 74.6

Average daily planetary A index went from 7.3 to 9.4, and
mid-latitude A index from 6.9 to 8.1.

Predicted solar flux is 75 on June 23-28, 74 on June 29 through July
4, 75 on July 5-7, 77 on July 8-9, 74 on July 10-14, 75 on July
15-17, then 74, 72 and 74 on July 18-20, 70 on July 21-23, 74 on
July 24-31, 75 on August 1-3 and 77 on August 4-5.

Predicted planetary A index is 12 on Jun 23-24, then 10 and 8 on
June 25-26, 5 on June 27 through July 12, then 20 and 12 on July
13-14, 10 on July 15-16, 5 on July 17-18, 8 on July 19, 12 on July
20-21, then 10 and 8 on July 22-23, then 5 on July 24 through August
6.

Geomagnetic activity forecast for the period June 23-July 18, 2017
from F.K. Janda, OK1HH.

"Geomagnetic field will be:
Quiet on June 27, July 4-5
Mostly quiet on June 28-29, July 1, 3, 7, 17
Quiet to unsettled June 26, July 2, 6, 12, 18
Quiet to active on June 25, 30, July 9-11, 15
Active to disturbed on June (23-24,) July (8,) 13-14, 16

"Amplifications of the solar wind from coronal holes are expected on
June (26-27), July (8,) 9-17, (18).

"Remark: - Parenthesis means lower probability of activity
enhancement and/or lower reliability of prediction.

"F. K. Janda, OK1HH"

This weekend is ARRL Field Day. Conditions should be good. Earlier
forecasts had the planetary A index this weekend at 5, but currently
for Saturday and Sunday it is 12 and 10, which is certainly
workable. Predicted solar flux is 75 for both days, better than
recent predictions for June 24-25.

6 meter report from George Hall, N2CG:

"On Father's Day 2017 there was a 6m Es opening from the US East
Coast to the Caribbean and Northern South America region that began
around 2145Z according to spots on the DX spotting Websites and
lasted for about two hours.

"I was returning home (Northern New Jersey FN20wv) after having
Father's Day dinner with my XYL and arrived around 7 PM EDT/2300Z.
Soon after I got on 6m and heard YV50ARV/6 in FJ78 on 50.125 MHz SSB
coming in 59+ and soon had him in my log. Over the next 45 minutes I
worked the following exchanging 59/599 signal reports both ways:

"YV5IUA in FK60 on SSB, PV8ADI in FJ92 on CW, KP4JRS in FK68 on CW,
WP2B in FK77 on CW, and KP4EIT in FK68 on SSB.

"Looking at the DX spots being posted during this opening I counted
about 80 percent JT digital mode spots versus 20 percent SSB/CW mode
spots. Last year during a typical 6m Es opening this was the exact
opposite with about 80 percent SSB/CW spots versus 20 percent JT
digital mode spots being reported.

"So it looks like the JT digital modes have made a very strong and
dominant role on working 6m DX and in such a short period of time.
If the JT digital modes can evolve with faster turnaround times
(like what was recently reported on the WSJT-X reflector); then we
may see 6m DX activity become almost exclusively fast turnaround JT
digital modes and 'the way to go mode to work 6m DX.'"

Interesting article about sunspots, and how they are observed:

http://bit.ly/2stLczn

Dr. Tamitha Skov mentions Field Day:

http://bit.ly/2sIwh2L

Another solar article:

http://bit.ly/2tVrlXt

If you would like to make a comment or have a tip for our readers,
email the author at k7ra@arrl.net.

For more information concerning radio propagation, see the ARRL
Technical Information Service web page at,
http://arrl.org/propagation-of-rf-signals. For an explanation of
numbers used in this bulletin, see
http://arrl.org/the-sun-the-earth-the-ionosphere.

An archive of past propagation bulletins is at
http://arrl.org/w1aw-bulletins-archive-propagation. More good
information and tutorials on propagation are at http://k9la.us/.

Monthly propagation charts between four USA regions and twelve
overseas locations are at http://arrl.org/propagation.

Instructions for starting or ending email distribution of ARRL
bulletins are at http://arrl.org/bulletins.

Sunspot numbers for June 15 through 21, 2017 were 28, 28, 28, 27,
26, 34, and 35, with a mean of 29.4. 10.7 cm flux was 77.4, 73.5,
74.8, 74.9, 73.6, 74.4, and 73.7, with a mean of 74.6. Estimated
planetary A indices were 4, 25, 15, 10, 5, 3, and 4, with a mean of
9.4. Estimated mid-latitude A indices were 5, 18, 12, 9, 7, 3, and
3, with a mean of 8.1.
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Propagation Forecast Bulletin 25  ARLP025
From Tad Cook, K7RA
Seattle, WA  June 23, 2017
To all radio amateurs

 

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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest
Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.

VIET NAM, 3W.  Megumu, JA6QGF, is now active as 3W9A from Ho Chi
Minh City.  His length of stay is currently unknown.  Activity has
been on 17 and 6 meters SSB.  QSL via his home call sign.

AZERBAIJAN, 4J.  Alex, 4J3DJ is QRV as 4JF1EU until June 25 during
the context of the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Baku.  QSL direct to home
call.

MONTENEGRO, 4O.  Giuseppe, IK5WWA is QRV as 4O7GD until June 28.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB.  QSL to home call.

CYPRUS, 5B.  Felix, DL6JF, Jaroslav, OK4MM and Dieter, DL1AWD are
QRV as 5B/home calls until June 25.  Activity is on the HF bands
using only CW.  QSL to home call.

JAMAICA, 6Y.  Ali, EP3CQ is now licensed as 6Y5CQ.  He plans to be
QRV in the Jamaica Amateur Radio Association annual Field Day
exercise.  QSL to home call.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2.  Tak, JE1SCJ and Tex, 9M2TO will be QRV as
9M4DXX/p from Pulau Perhentian Kecil, IOTA AS-073, from June 24 to
26.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW and JT65.  QSL via
9M2TO.

CHINA, BY.  Members of the Chinese Radio Amateur Club will be QRV as
B7CRA from Yongxing Island, IOTA AS-143, from June 26 to July 2.
Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital
modes with two to three stations active.  QSL via BA4TB.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.  Special event station DB125PTB
celebrates the 125th anniversary of the Pressnitz Valley Narrow
Gauge Railway running between Steinbach and Joehstadt.  QSL via
bureau.

SVALBARD, JW.  Peter, LA7QIA will be QRV as JW7QIA from Spitsbergen
Island, IOTA EU-026, from June 24 to July 1.  Activity will be on
the HF bands and 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL to home call.

SLOVAK REPUBLIC, OM.  Special event station OM2017WYAC will be QRV
from June 26 to July 9 during the 1st World Youth ARDF Championship.
QSL via OM3CND.

ST. MAARTEN, PJ7.  Operators David, W9DR, John, W9KXQ, Kenneth,
KK9N, David, K9UK and Thomas, W9AEB are QRV as PJ7/home calls until
June 28.  Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to
home calls.

GREECE, SV.  Dave, GM0LVI is QRV as SV8/GM0LVI from Zakynthos, IOTA
EU-052, until July 6.  Activity is holiday style on the HF bands
using QRP power.  QSL to home call.

PALAU, T8.  Yutuka, JH1MLO and Chusuke, JR1FKR will be QRV as T88HR
and T88TJ, respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, from June
28 to July 2.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and
RTTY.  QSL to home calls.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  During the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup being
held in Russia, special event stations R17RUS, R17DEU, R17AUS,
R17CHL, R17MEX, R17NZL, R17PRT and R17CMR are QRV until July 2.  QSL
via operators' instructions.

KALININGRAD, UA2.  Special event station UE08F is QRV during the
2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.  QSL via UF2F.

BELIZE, V3.  David, KG5CI is QRV as V31CI from San Pedro on
Ambergris Caye Island, IOTA NA-073, until June 27.  Activity is
holiday style on the HF bands, including 6 meters and various
satellites.  He will also be active during ARRL Field Day.  QSL to
home call.

MICRONESIA, V6.  Hid, JA3KGF, Tosy, JA3FGJ, Sanny, JJ3CIG and Mami,
JP3AYQ will be QRV as V6J from Mwoki Island, IOTA OC-226, from June
24 to 29.  Activity will be on 40 to 15 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY,
PSK and JT65.  QSL direct to JP3AYQ.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X.  Operator HL1AHS will be QRV as VK9AA from
June 24 to July 1.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB
and various digital modes.  QSL via HL2UVH.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operations are
approved for DXCC credit:  Libya, 5A5A, April 2017 operation; Andaman
Islands, VU4YC, 2017 operation.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  ARRL Field Day, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC
CW Sprint, Battle of Carabobo International Contest, UFT QRP CW
Contest, Ukrainian DX DIGI Contest and His Majesty King of Spain SSB
Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray and SKCC CW Sprint are
scheduled for June 28.

Please see June 2017 QST, page 87, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web site for details.
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quinta-feira, 22 de junho de 2017

[HCDX] Glenn Hauser logs June 20-21, 2017

** ALASKA. 11885 // 11870, June 21 at 1205, KNLS English once again doubling up only a sesquidekakHz apart, instead of one on 7355; 1307 ``New Life Station`` ID. About equal, fading around S6. At 1315, Chinese still on 11885 much stronger than // 9655. I suppose they are on different azimuths, of which KNLS has four available, thanks to slewing at 15-degree intervals: 270, 285, 300 and 315 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** ANTARCTICA [non]. I don`t expect to get much of it directly here, but in case you haven`t heard about it, the annual BBCWS special to Antarcticans is imminent, June 21 at 2130-2200 on 5985 Woofferton UK, 6035 UAE, and 7360 Ascension. Via Harald Kuhl, BDXC-UK, a notice about it but lacking these significant details:
https://www.bas.ac.uk/media-post/midwinters-day-2017/
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** ARGENTINA [non]. 11580, June 21 at 1400, RAE via WRMI, opening Spanish still as ``primera edici?n`` on 5950 at 2200 UT June 20. By now there should be a ``segunda edici?n`` available to broadcast, if not a primera for this day. It seems RAE announcer is still unaware of this transmission (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** BENIN. Benin in on 1566 MW --- From 0353 past 0412 June 21 I had a JBA carrier on 1566 looping about 80 degrees, which fits for TWR`s 100 kW transmitter. Tnx to tip from guys in western Canada (Don Moman, AB and Nick Hall-Patch, BC) who were hearing 1566 before and after 0500 last night. WRTH says TWR morning schedule is 0315-0545. No other splits audible here in the 1500s (Glenn Hauser, Enid OK, and welcome to Summer! 0433 UT June 21 as amended, dxldyg via DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** CUBA. 6145, June 21 at 0406, this RHC is OFF; English still on 6000, and Spanish 6060 also on, but not enough to make a leapfrog onto 6230 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** IRAN [non]. 17690, June 21 at 1424, poor S9 signal sounds like hymn, then just pop music; 1430 widely-spaced 3 or 4 pip timesignal ending 2 seconds late, Radio Farda ID and presumed news. HFCC shows 0930-1530, 100 kW, 85 degrees from Biblis, GERMANY (but also registered on 17690 at 1200-1600 ``for tests`` is imaginary Algerian 300 kW).
Via David Cole, here`s a rather critical opinion in the WSJ:
https://www.wsj.com/article_email/in-iran-radio-liberty-doesnt-live-up-to-its-name-1497213690-lMyQjAxMTI3MTExMjUxNDIwWj/
Well, of course it doesn`t, since Farda means Tomorrow, not Liberty! (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. WORLD OF RADIO 1882 monitoring: confirmed Tuesday June 20 at 2130 on WRMI 9455 & 15770. This time the two are about equal F-G level, but different modulation quality: ``fuller`` on 9455 than 15770. Also confirmed Tue June 20 at 2330 on WBCQ 9330+v-CUSB, fair. Also confirmed Wednesday June 22 at 1315 on WRMI 9955, S9+10 vs my hi line noise level. Next:
Wed 2100   WBCQ 7490v to WSW
Wed 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 3215, June 21 at 0403, WWCR is open carrier/dead air. Unfortunately there`s still Brother HyStairical nearby on 3185 WWRB (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 12105 & 9930, June 20 at 2005, these WTWWs are still AWOL, while 9475 only remains (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 17775, June 21 at 1424, no signal from KVOH, yet several on 16m from Eurasia: Germany, Saudi Arabia, and on 17770 Turkey. Retune at 1426 now there`s an S8 on 17775 from KVOH, so just turned on, or MUF popped up from the west? Usual wobble upon carrier, still notable after 1800 check (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 1570, June 21 at 0358 UT, long string of FM translator IDs including some in AR and KS; no doubt it`s Bott network station KBCV, Hollister MO (Springfield address), 5000/3000 U4 whose own translator is K280FP on 103.9 per NRC AM Log --- at the moment atop XERF without really trying (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 93.5, June 21 at 1520 UT, ``Number one new music station, Power 93.5``, i.e. KDGS Andover KS near Wichita, 15 kW, 114 m HAAT. There is supposed to be a sporadic E opening thru the entire FM band, but not reaching here --- instead enhanced area tropo from KS and OK (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
This is report dispatched at 2026 UT June 21
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quarta-feira, 21 de junho de 2017

[HCDX] Glenn Hauser logs June 19-20, 2017

** ALASKA. 11885, June 19 at 1314, KNLS back on wrong(?) frequency again in Chinese at S8, much stronger than // 9655 JBA. By now 11870 is off. So in the 12-13 hour, was English again on both 11870 & 11885?
Recheck June 20 at 1258: 11885 is not on, and 11870 is just finishing with song, 1259 open carrier, off at 1301*. 9655 can be heard from *1300 with KNLS IS before Chinese (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** ARGENTINA [non]. 11580, Monday June 19 at 1319, RAE in French via WRMI during `Actualit? DX` about DW broadcasts to Afghanistan, outro at 1323 as ``tous les samedis``, pas vendredis, not lundis (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** CANADA. 7850-CUSB, June 20 at 0601, CHU reactivated after a few days off this frequency, to replace antenna cable? Also audible on // 3330-CUSB (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** CANADA. RF channel A2, 55.25v MHz video, June 19 at 1614 UT, another rare glimpse of some NTSC DX, during sporadic E opening, which on 6m almost spans Ontario to Oklahoma. It`s a YL anchor in center frame, and a letter graphic, I think in English, gone again. And no audio.
This fits for the EDT noon news on both Global and CTV networks, but per 6m map more likely from CIII-TV-2, 100 kW ERP in Bancroft ON, which is Global; rather than CHBX-TV, Sault Ste. Marie, 100 kW with CTV. These are the only two known remaining non-DTV channel 2 full power TV stations in eastern Canada, both at easy E-skip range from here and seen many times before. Another flash of video attained at 1634, but can`t tell what. Global news is for half an hour, then ET Canada, while CTV news takes a full hour. My antenna is still aimed at OKC, so anything from Ontario is way off to the side.
Bancroft is a small town of 3K+ which must have been chosen as a good spot for a satellite TV station relay covering a large rural area, centered about halfway between Ottawa and Barrie, or between Trenton and Algonquin Provincial Park. 1937 km / 1204 statute miles from Enid.
My analog Zenith 12-inch TV set will lock into video only on peaks, otherwise, horizontal hold is lost, with diagonal lines at least tipping off that a signal is trying to come in. Earlier sets had accessible HH adjustments. This one on the back has pots for contrast and black level, and a third hole for HH but requires a tool to reach it. Besides, if I started messing with it, might be out of whack when a full signal infade. I still put in very long hours of monitoring nothing but snow on this set next to it while at the computer, and there is any Es activity. Also checking RF channel 48 when there is any tropo, but no sign of KOCY-LP OKC since last reported weeks ago with transmitter cutting off and on the air (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** COLOMBIA. 5910.274, June 20 at 0607, undermodulated music on carrier wavering a bit and way off-frequency as usual: Alcarav?n Radio reactivated after missing a week or two during random evening chex; also with sporadic ``running water`` ute QRM as usual against this frequency. JBA carrier on 6010+, likely Brasil rather than sibling HJDH, which would be weaker than 5910v, but not that weak (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** CUBA. 6000, UT Monday June 19 at 0624, RHC with Arnie Coro still speaking, so `DXers Unlimited` lasting longer than the :09-:23v span I had in DX/SWL/MEDIA PROGRAMS. Tho S9, 6000 is just barely modulated (JBM) as too often the case. 6060 and 6100 are OK, while 6145 is also undermodulated, but better than 6000. 5040 is off during this final repeat English hour (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** OKLAHOMA [and non]. Heavy tropo around here the morning of June 20, at 1455 UT, lots of BAD DTV signals on UHF, but nothing DX decoding. One OKC local is unusually breaking up, implying DX QRM: KOKH RF 24. Consulting W9WI.com for possible sources: low powers in Ardmore OK, Tulsa OK (why would KTUL, virtual 8, have an extra transmitter here, in addition to RF 10?); Dallas and several other TX towns; megawatts in Houston and Abilene (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. WORLD OF RADIO 1882 monitoring: confirmed Monday June 19 at 2330, on WBCQ 9330.00v-CUSB, fair. Also confirmed UT Tuesday June 20 at 0030 on WRMI 7730, very good. Next:
Tue 2130   WRMI 9455 to WNW, 15770 to NE
Tue 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Wed 1030   WRMI 5850 to NW, 9455 to WNW
Wed 1315   WRMI 9955 to SSE
Wed 2100   WBCQ 7490v to WSW
Wed 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 7490v, UT Monday June 19 at 0628, WBCQ again with `The Other Side of Midnight` far-out conspiracy talkshow, now apparently UT Sun & Mon at 0400-0700. Other nights not on air this late; at 0700 IDs for WBCQ and WXME 780, which is WBCQ`s AM station in Maine, so evidently just adding SW // for this (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 4840, June 20 at 0605, WWCR starting `Real Radio`, with QRM on hi side sounding like pulse jamming; evitable by switching to LSB tuning (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
This report dispatched at 1722 UT June 20
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IOTA News from OPDX

IOTA News from OPDX

19 June, 2017

Island activities:
AF-076. Uli, 5N7ATI (also DL7ATI), will be active as 5N7ATI/4 from Bonny Island possibly for a few hours June 20-21st (watch around 1700z). Activity will be very limited because this is
a business trip. Operations will be on 14260 kHz using a vertical antenna. QSL via DF8DX.
AS-143. Members of Chinese Radio Amateur Club (CRAC) will once again
be active as B7CRA from the rare Yongxing Island, Paracel Islands, between June 26th and July 2nd. The actual operation period depends on the schedule of the ship. Activity will be on 80-6 meters (no 30m) using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. There will be 2-3 stations operating simultaneously. QSL via BA4TB or ClubLog's OQRS.
AS-147. Taka, JA8COE, will once again be active as JA8COE/8 from
Yagishiri Island (WLOTA LH2512) between June 23-25th. Activity will be on various HF bands using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via his home callsign, direct, ClubLog's OQRS or by the JARL Bureau. He has a Blog page with pictures at: http://blog.goo.ne.jp/takaja8coe
EU-008. Iain, G4SGX, will be active as GM4U/p from the Isle of Jura
between July 28th and August 1st. QSL via his home callsign.
EU-016. Eddy, DM5JBN, will be active as 9A/DM5JBN from both Hvar Island (June 28th-July 2nd) and Brac Island (July 4-9th) which are in the same IOTA group. Activity will be mainly CW and RTTY. QSL via his home callsign, direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or eQSL.
EU-042. Eddy, DM5JBN, will be active as DM5JBN/P from Sylt Island
between July 27-29th. Activity will include the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 29-30th). QSL via his home callsign, direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or eQSL.
EU-042. Mike, DG5LAC, will once again be active as DG5LAC/P from Hooge Island (WWFF DLFF-013 Wadden Sea) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 29-30th) as a Single-Op/Mode-SSB/High-Power (750w) entry. QSL via DG5LAC, direct, by the Bureau, ClubLog's OQRS, LoTW or
eQSL.
EU-105. Operators Christophe/F4ELI, Andy/F4ELK and Didier/F6DXE will
be active as TM5VI from Vierge Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 29-30th). QSL info was not provided.
EU-129. Lutz, DL5KVV, will be active as DL5KVV/p from Usedom Island
during the ESGB IOTA Contest (July 29-30th). QSL via DL5KVV.
EU-187. (Update) Operators Tommy/VK2IR, Cliff/SV1JG, John/SV1GE,
Manos/SV1ME and Nikos/SV1AJO will be active as SX9VK from Gavdos Island, the southern most part of Europe, between July 1-9th. Activity will be on various HF and 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via SV1JG, direct, by the Bureau, Club-Log's OQRS or LoTW.
NA-067. Jon, WB8YJF, will once again be active as WB8YJF/4 from Ocracoke Island (USI NC001S) between July 16-23rd. Activity will be on
80-10 meters using CW and SSB. However, he will not be in the RSGB IOTA Contest this year because of a scheduling issue.
Please QSL direct for a fast QSL or via the Bureau.
NA-076. The Gulf Coast Radio Guys (AKA "The Beanos") will be active
as N4A from Cedar Keys (WW Loc. EL89id), Florida, which is located on the Gulf of Mexico, during the ARRL Field Day weekend (June 24-25th). Activity will be on 40-6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.
OC-128. Gil, 4F2KWT, will be active as 4G1L from El Nindo, Palawan
Island, between July 7-9th. Activity will be on 30 and 20 meters using CW and RTTY. Equipment he will use is an Icom IC 7000 transceiver with vertical antennas for 30/20m. QSL via his home callsign.
OC-267. (Update) Andrey, VK5MAV, will be active as VK9MAV from Marion Reef, Coral Sea Islands, between June 18-23rd. Watch QRZ.com
for updates at: http://www.qrz.com/db/vk9mav
Activity will be on various HF bands using an Icom IC -7200 transceiver, VDA and dipole antennas. QSL via VK5MAV, direct, ClubLog's OQRS or via RN3RQ by the Bureau. ADDED NOTE: He is planning (possibly) to be active from Whitsundays Islands (OC-160) on the way there (June 16th) and back (between June 23-24th) [5-6 hours each time at local night, probably 40m CW only].
SA-072. Operators Ronaldo/PS8RV, Anselmo/PS8AB, João/PS8PY and Fernando/PU8PSF will be active as ZY8D from Canary Island (Caju Archi-
pelago, DIB MA-03, WW Loc. GI97BF) between July 28-31st. Their
activity will be on various HF bands during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 29-30th). QSL via PS8RV, direct or by the Bureau.
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OPDX Bulletin 1319 June 19, 2017

OPDX Bulletin 1319 June 19, 2017
The Ohio/Penn Dx PacketCluster
DX Bulletin No. 1319
BID: $OPDX.1319
June 19, 2017
Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
Provided by BARF80.ORG (Cleveland, Ohio)
Written/Sent From Strongsville, Oh
Thanks to the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, Northern Ohio DX Association, Ohio/Penn PacketCluster Network, AB5K & the AR TelNet Clusters Network, ARRL Web Page, NJ1Q & W1AW, NG3K & ADXO, W3UR & The Daily DX, N4AA & QRZ DX, K8GI, K8YSE, W8GEX & 60m DX News, WB8YJF, CO2AME, CO2TK, CO8ZZ, DL1SBF, DL7UXG & The DX News Letter, DxCoffee.com, DXNews.com, DX-World.Net, F6AJA & Les Nouvelles DX, I1JQJ/IK1ADH & 425 DX News, I2MQP & DX Italia News, OZ1BII, OZ6OM & 50 MHz DX News, RSGB IOTA Web Site, RW6HS, Sixitalia Weekly, VA3RJ & ICPO, VHF-DX-Portal (MMMonVHF) and YO3JW for the following DX information.
DXCC COUNTRY/ENTITY REPORT
According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Monday, 12th/June, through Monday, 19th/June there were 190 countries active. Countries available: 3A, 3B8, 3D2, 3W, 4J, 4L, 4O, 4S, 4U1I, 4X, 5B, 5H, 5N, 5R, 5T, 5X, 5Z, 6Y, 7P, 7X, 8P, 8R, 9A, 9G, 9H, 9J, 9K, 9M2, 9M6, 9N, 9Q, 9V, 9Y, A2, A3, A4, A6, A7, A9, AP, BV, BY, C3, C6, CE, CE9, CM, CN, CP, CT, CT3, CU, CX, DL, DU, E5/s, E7, EA, EA6, EA8, EA9, EI, EK, EL, EP, ER, ES, EU, EX, EY, F, FG, FK, FM, FO, FR, FY, G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GU, GW, HA, HB, HB0, HC, HH, HI, HK, HL, HP, HS, HZ, I, IS, J2, J3, J6, JA, JT, JW, JY, K, KG4, KH0, KH2, KH6, KH8, KL, KP2, KP4, LA, LU, LX, LY, LZ, OA, OD, OE, OH, OH0, OK, OM, ON, OX, OY, OZ, P4, PA, PJ2, PJ4, PJ5, PJ7, PY, S0, S5, SM, SP, SU, SV, SV5, SV9, T7, T8, TA, TF, TG, TI, TK, TN, TR, TY, TZ, UA, UA2, UA9, UK, UN, UR, V3, V5, V8, VE, VK, VK9X, VP2E, VP8, VP8/h, VP9, VR, VU, XE, YA, YB, YI, YL, YO, YU, YV, Z3, Z8, ZA, ZB, ZD7, ZF, 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".
3W, VIETNAM. Megumu, JA6QGF, is now active as 3W9A from Ho Chi Minh City.
His length of stay is currently unknown. Activity has been on 17 and 6
meters SSB. QSL via his home callsign.

5P90/OV90/OX90/OZ90, DENMARK (Special Event/Anniversary Award). The
"Experimenterende Danske Radioamatoerer" (EDR for short) was founded
on the August 15th, 1927, and will therefore be celebrated in 2017 with
different activities. To celebrate the 90th anniversary of EDR, Danish
radio amateurs will, throughout 2017, be active with the following special
event callsigns:            OZ90EDR, OX90EDR and 5P90EDR
  Special activity:
  August 15th -- Between 0000-2359 UTC there will be extensive activity
                 with these callsigns. Furthermore there will be activation
                 of the special Headquarter station OZ90HQ and also the
                 Joker station OV90EDR will be active.

  August 19th -- There will be a reception at EDR Headquarter and for
                 this date there will be activation from the OZ90HQ
                 station exclusively. After this day the HQ station will
                 go back to the original call sign OZ1HQ.

  All bands, including WARC-bands, and all modes may be used. Exceptions
are cross-mode, cross-band contacts and contacts via repeater and echo-link.
On JT modes the callsign OZ7D will be used. ONLY QSOs with OZ7D in JT modes
are valid for the award.
  All the contacts for these two days will be valid for the "EDR 90 Anni-
versary Award". Read more about the award on .

A2, BOTSWANA. By the time you read this, Theo, ZS6TVB, will be winding
down his activity as A25TVB from Mokobeng. He is expected to be there
until June 19th. Activity was mostly on 20 meters SSB, but he was also
be able to operate on 40/17/12/10 meters. QSL via N4GNR or LoTW.

B9, CHINA. Members of the Chinese Radio Sports Association (CRSA), to-
gether with Amateur Radio Branch of Xi'an Radio Communication Society,
will be active as B9HQ from Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province (ITU Zone 43),
during the 2017 IARU HF World Championship (July 8-9th). Operators men-
tioned are BA1RB, BA4TB, BA5CW, BA6QR, BA7CK, BA7IO, BA7NO, BA8IK, BD1TX,
BD2FW, BD3MN, BD4TS, BD5FFK, BD5XM, BD5XX, BD7BM, BD7EW, BD9AFM, BD9CAM,
BD9DM, BD9XE, BG0GE, BG6MA, BG9XD, BH1DYK, BH1LHS, BH1NSN, BH4RQU, BH4SQE,
LZ2HM, OH1JD and OH7WV. QSL via BA4EG.

CO9, CUBA (Special Event). Members of the Federación de Radioaficionados
de Cuba (FRC), in Las Tunas Province, will be active using their callsign
CO9KAA to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the "Jornada Cucalambeana",
starting June 28th until July 3rd. Activity will be on 80/40/20/15/10/6
meters using CW and SSB. The "Jornada Cucalambeana" is a cultural event
which takes part each year around this date honoring Juan Cristobal Napoles
Fajardo (aka "El Cucalambé"), a popular poet who was born in Las Tunas
on July 1st, 1829. Those stations who contact CO9KAA on at least 3 bands,
no matter the mode, will receive a digital certificate. Any questions on
the certificate's application should be sent to:     gdxc@frcuba.cu

DAY-XENIA HAMVENTION (Reports Second-Largest Attendance Ever for 2017
Show). Read the following article on the ARRL Web page that states,
"Hamvention® 2017, at its new venue in Xenia, Ohio, attracted 29,296
attendees".
http://www.arrl.org/news/view/hamvention-reports-second-largest-attendance-ever-for-2017-show

DXCC NEWS. The following operations have been approved for DXCC credit:
      5A5A  - Libya (April 2017)
      VU4YC - Andaman Islands (2017)

GREEN PARTY AND WWFF ACTIVITIES.......
  KFF-2043  -- By Vance, N3VEM; between 2100z, June 20th, and 0200z, June
               22nd; from Darien Lakes State Park. He will be traveling
               for work, but this time Vace will be camping, and acti-
               vating from his tent in the evenings! Activity will be on
               40 and 20 meters SSB and CW, and potentially 15 and 80
               meters as well. All the specifics are available on his
               blog: http://www.n3vem.com/events/wwff-kff-2043-darien-lakes

  VKFF-1285 -- By Gerard, VK2IO/P, on June 22nd, between 0300-0700z; from
               Boonanghi State Conservation Area; 7144 kHz SSB access
               permitting

  KFF-0639  -- By Tony, W6/VK3XV, on June 23rd, between 1900-2359z; from
               Los Padres National Forest

  EAFF-0461 -- By the members of the Seccion Comarcal Ure Sierra de
               Guadarrama (EA4URG), June 24th, between 1000-1230z; More
               info at: www.ureguadarrama.es/Diplomas/FelipeII/FelipeII.htm

  PAFF-0113 -- By Danny, ON4VT, as PA/OT4V/p, on June 27th, between
               0600-0900z

  ZAFF-0019 -- By Vladimir, ZA/Z35M/P, on June 28th; Bicycle tour to
               Prespa Lake in Albania, with opportunity for a short QRP
               activation on 14 MHz/CW. Time schedule depends on circum-
               stances. This is Non-HAM tour activity and WWFF activation
               is secondary...

  PAFF-0078 -- By Danny, ON4VT, as PA/OT4V/p, June 28th, between 0900-1100z

  WWFF & COTA meeting Austria -- between June 24-25th - Sun 25th; The 2nd
              International WWFF &-COTA-OE Meeting in Heidenreichstein,
              Austria
  
  For more information about WWFF upcoming operations, see:
                           http://wwff.co/agenda
  Also suggest URLs: 
         World-Wide -- https://www.facebook.com/groups/WWFF44
           USA      -- https://www.facebook.com/groups/parksontheair
  A special DXCluster for WWFF is available at: http://wwff.co/dx-cluster

IOTA NEWS..............
  AF-076.  Uli, 5N7ATI (also DL7ATI), will be active as 5N7ATI/4 from
           Bonny Island possibly for a few hours June 20-21st (watch
           around 1700z). Activity will be very limited because this is
           a business trip. Operations will be on 14260 kHz using a
           vertical antenna. QSL via DF8DX.

  AS-143.  Members of Chinese Radio Amateur Club (CRAC) will once again
           be active as B7CRA from the rare Yongxing Island, Paracel
           Islands, between June 26th and July 2nd. The actual operation
           period depends on the schedule of the ship. Activity will be
           on 80-6 meters (no 30m) using CW, SSB and the Digital modes.
           There will be 2-3 stations operating simultaneously. QSL
           via BA4TB or ClubLog's OQRS.

  AS-147.  Taka, JA8COE, will once again be active as JA8COE/8 from
           Yagishiri Island (WLOTA LH2512) between June 23-25th. Activity
           will be on various HF bands using CW, SSB and the Digital
           modes. QSL via his home callsign, direct, ClubLog's OQRS or
           by the JARL Bureau. He has a Blog page with pictures at:
                       http://blog.goo.ne.jp/takaja8coe

  EU-008.  Iain, G4SGX, will be active as GM4U/p from the Isle of Jura
           between July 28th and August 1st. QSL via his home callsign.

  EU-016.  Eddy, DM5JBN, will be active as 9A/DM5JBN from both Hvar Island
           (June 28th-July 2nd) and Brac Island (July 4-9th) which are in
           the same IOTA group. Activity will be mainly CW and RTTY. QSL
           via his home callsign, direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or eQSL.

  EU-042.  Eddy, DM5JBN, will be active as DM5JBN/P from Sylt Island
           between July 27-29th. Activity will include the RSGB IOTA
           Contest (July 29-30th). QSL via his home callsign, direct,
           by the Bureau, LoTW or eQSL.

  EU-042.  Mike, DG5LAC, will once again be active as DG5LAC/P from Hooge
           Island (WWFF DLFF-013 Wadden Sea) during the RSGB IOTA Contest
           (July 29-30th) as a Single-Op/Mode-SSB/High-Power (750w) entry.
           QSL via DG5LAC, direct, by the Bureau, ClubLog's OQRS, LoTW or
           eQSL.

  EU-105.  Operators Christophe/F4ELI, Andy/F4ELK and Didier/F6DXE will
           be active as TM5VI from Vierge Island during the RSGB IOTA
           Contest (July 29-30th). QSL info was not provided.

  EU-129.  Lutz, DL5KVV, will be active as DL5KVV/p from Usedom Island
           during the ESGB IOTA Contest (July 29-30th). QSL via DL5KVV.

  EU-187.  (Update) Operators Tommy/VK2IR, Cliff/SV1JG, John/SV1GE,
           Manos/SV1ME and Nikos/SV1AJO will be active as SX9VK from
           Gavdos Island, the southern most part of Europe, between
           July 1-9th. Activity will be on various HF and 6 meters using
           CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via SV1JG, direct, by the Bureau, Club-
           Log's OQRS or LoTW.

  NA-067.  Jon, WB8YJF, will once again be active as WB8YJF/4 from Ocracoke
           Island (USI NC001S) between July 16-23rd. Activity will be on
           80-10 meters using CW and SSB. However, he will not be in the
           RSGB IOTA Contest this year because of a scheduling issue.
           Please QSL direct for a fast QSL or via the Bureau.

  NA-076.  The Gulf Coast Radio Guys (AKA "The Beanos") will be active
           as N4A from Cedar Keys (WW Loc. EL89id), Florida, which is
           located on the Gulf of Mexico, during the ARRL Field Day
           weekend (June 24-25th). Activity will be on 40-6 meters using
           CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

  OC-128.  Gil, 4F2KWT, will be active as 4G1L from El Nindo, Palawan
           Island, between July 7-9th. Activity will be on 30 and 20
           meters using CW and RTTY. Equipment he will use is an Icom
           IC 7000 transceiver with vertical antennas for 30/20m. QSL
           via his home callsign.

  OC-267.  (Update) Andrey, VK5MAV, will be active as VK9MAV from Marion
           Reef, Coral Sea Islands, between June 18-23rd. Watch QRZ.com
           for updates at:        http://www.qrz.com/db/vk9mav
           Activity will be on various HF bands using an Icom IC -7200
           transceiver, VDA and dipole antennas. QSL via VK5MAV, direct,
           ClubLog's OQRS or via RN3RQ by the Bureau. ADDED NOTE: He is
           planning (possibly) to be active from Whitsundays Islands
           (OC-160) on the way there (June 16th) and back (between June
           23-24th) [5-6 hours each time at local night, probably 40m
           CW only].

  SA-072.  Operators Ronaldo/PS8RV, Anselmo/PS8AB, João/PS8PY and Fernando/
           PU8PSF will be active as ZY8D from Canary Island (Caju Archi-
           pelago, DIB MA-03, WW Loc. GI97BF) between July 28-31st. Their
           activity will be on various HF bands during the RSGB IOTA
           Contest (July 29-30th). QSL via PS8RV, direct or by the Bureau.

JW, SVALBARD. Peter, LA7QIA, will once again be active JW7QIA from Spits-
bergen Island (EU-026, WW Loc. JQ68) between June 24th and July 1st.
Activity will be focused on 6 meters and possibly on 70 MHz, using CW,
SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via his home callsign.

OFFICERS FOR 2017-2018. On Monday, May 1st and June 5th (replacement
for VP K8ME/SK), the members of Northern Ohio DX Association (NODXA)
re-elected/elected the following to serve as officers between May 2017
and April 2018:
     President:         Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
     Vice President:    Dennis Stuber,   K8LBT
     Secretary:         Glenn Williams,  AF8C
     Treasurer:         Mary Michaelis,  N8DMM
     Newsletter Editor: David Autry,     WD8IOU
  For more information about NODXA, check out the club's Web site at:
                              http://www.nodxa.org
  NODXA has a FaceBook page at:
              http://www.facebook.com/NorthernOhioDxAssociation

PROPAGATION FORECAST/REPORT (June 19-25th).......
 Jun/19th AN      Jun/22nd  AN     Jun/24th  DIS
 Jun/20th AN      Jun/23rd  HN     Jun/25th  AN
 Jun/21st AN

   SOLAR REFERENCE KEYS/INDEXES AND GEOMAGNETIC REFERENCE
   ======================================================
    NORMALITY               GEOMAG       K Values    Alpha
   -----------------        ------       --------    ------
   AN  - Above Normal       Quiet        K=0-1       0-7
   HN  - High Normal        Unsettled    K=2         8-15
   LN  - Low Normal         Active       K=3         16-29
   BN  - Below Normal       Minor Storm  K=4         30-49
   DIS - Disturbed          Major Storm  K=5         50-99
   VRY DIS - Very Disturbed Severe Storm K=6-9       100-400

  REALTIME BAND CONDITIONS WEB SITE :
  The purpose of this experimental Web site is to provide 24-7-365 actual
  (REALTIME) band condition information to CW QRPp, QRPe and CW/SSB for
  Contesters interested in increasing their scores. It can also be of
  benefit to other Radio Amateurs to determine band conditions for Nets
  and casual QSO's. This information is NOT based on any software pre-
  dictions or any kind of satellite based readings. It is based on a
  new Ionospheric sounding method called "HF Ionospheric Interferometry"
  which operates very similarly to the PolSAR system used by NASA.

  Also, check out the VOACAP predication Web page at:
                 http://www.voacap.com/prediction.html
  A daily HF radio wave propagation forecast can be found at:
             https://www.facebook.com/thomasfranklingiellaw4hm
      Also on Twitter: https://twitter.com/@GiellaW4hm

QSL INFO AND NEWS...................
  QSL-INFO from DB0SDX by Lothar, DL1SBF...  (June 18th) 
  -------------------------------------------------------------------------
  3D2TS via FK1TS (d)     HF90TM via SP9KAT       R2017F via RN3ANT (d)
  3Z0R via SP9SX          IK3/DK2KK via DK2KK     R2017SS via RW3WWW
  4JF1EU via 4J3DJ (***)  IS0/NS7M via NS7M (L/e) R80PSP via UA3QII
  7S5A via SM4DDS         J42T via SV2DCD (d/L)   RA80SP via RN3FY (d/e)
  9A/DG1HXJ via DG1HXJ    L20F via LU1FAM (O/L)   RQ80SP via RN3FY (d/e)
  9A/DL9NDS via DL9NDS    LA/DK2BJ/P via DK2BJ    SM2/DK5OPA via DK5OPA
  AO5AJC via (L)          LX/DD5ZZ via DD5ZZ      SN8B via SP8CUR
  C6ATA via NN7AZ         M/DJ1AA/M via DJ1AA     SP5Z via SP5GRU
  CT8/OE3KJN via OE3KJN   M/DJ1AA/M via DJ1AA     SP660K via SP4PKM
  DB125PTB via DL6JWN     M9A via G3ZVW           SQ9S via SQ9JKS
  DL/ON8WR/P via ON8WR    OR1Z via ON6IX (d/e)    SV2/RW3AL via RW3AL
  DU6/JA1PBV via JA1PBV   OT4A via ON4AEK (L/e)   SV8/DL8MCA via DL8MCA
  DZ1ONH via JJ2ONH       OU4N via OZ4KG          SV8/IW0HQU/P via IW0HQU
  E7TT via E73DPR (B/e/L) OY/K2HVN via K2HVN      TA4/OH2KW via OH2KW
  EH4MCG via EA4DCU       PJ7/KK9N via KK9N       TE8DX via TI2CDA
  FG8OJ via F4AVX & (L)   PJ7/W9AEB via W9AEB (d) TM17BTB via F4HRR
  G8T via G4SHF           PJ7/W9DR via W9DR       TM17USA via F6COW
  GM/DH5JBR via DH5JBR    R17CMR via K2PF (d/O)   TM1W via F5HRY
  HB0/SP2GCJ via SP2GCJ   R17CUP via R4AS         TM24H via F6KFI
  HB9/DF2DD via DF2DD     R17MEX via RW1F         TM5BDG via F6COW
  HF1CHO via SP1KZE       R17NZL via R9XC         TM5FI via F5XX
  HF90GLI via SP9PDF      R17RUS via RQ7L & (O)
    (e) eQSL only  (d) direct only   (B) Bureau only  (*-B) DX's- Bureau
    (O) OQRS only  (C) ClubLog only  (L) LoTW only  **Your QSL is not needed
    *** 4J3DJ: Alexander Frolov, P.O. Box 38, Volgograd, 400066, Russia

  QSLS RECEIVED VIA LoTW: 3B8MM, EA9/DL7UFR, FR5CB, LX/DD5ZZ, T2TT, V21ZG,
  VK4KEE, VR2XMT, ZA/OG1N and ZS6P

  QSLS RECEIVED VIA MAIL: A25UK, J5UAP, MJ/PA3EWP, PX8K, S21ZEE, TU7C
  and TZ5XR

  QSLS RECEIVED VIA THE BUREAU: NONE REPORTED THIS WEEK!!!!!

S21ZED/S21ZEE VIDEO AVAILABLE ONLINE. A video on the recent S21ZED/S21ZEE
DXpedition to Bangladesh between March 14-26th, by a team of 3 Latvians,
4 Ukrainians and 2 Bangladeshs operators (YL2GM, YL2TW, YL3AIW, UT7UJ,
US7UX, UT7UV, UT5UJO, S21ED and S21TW) is now available on YouTube at:
             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_XEqyLvOSI
The video is just over 35 minutes long.


T45, CUBA. Operators Moses/CM2YV, Bob/CO2KL, Amed/CO2AME and possibly
others will be active as T45FM from the Faro Puta Maya Lighthouse (ILLW
CU-005) during the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW)
between August 19-20th. They plan to have 6 stations active on all the
bands using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL Manager is RW6HS direct
only.

TG9, GUATEMALA (Early Announcement). Dwight, VE7BV, will be active as
TG9/VE7BV and TG9BBV from Antigua, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala, between
January 24th and February 19th, 2018. Activity will be on 40/20/17/15/12
meters. QSL via VE7BV. ADDED NOTE: He might do some activity from HR5
in Copan Ruinas, Honduras, if time permits.

V3, BELIZE. David, KG5CCI, will be active as V31CI from San Pedro on
Ambergris Caye Island (NA-073, WW Loc. EK67) between June 21-27th. Activity
will be holiday style (limited operating if the fishing is good) with oper-
ations on the satellites, 6m (Digital and Voice) and maybe some HF. David
states that he will be active during the ARRL's Field Day on June 24-25th.
ADDED NOTE (from David): "Since V31NJ was just down there in April, most
of the serious grid chasers have already gotten their squares filled in, so
I'm going to focus on SO50, AO85, and FO29, where the passes reach the most
number of people possible. I do plan to try and get to EK68 and EK57 for
at least one pass during the week (to increase my rover totals)." QSL via
his home callsign, direct or LoTW. Look for update via Twitter @KG5CCI.

VP2M, MONTSERRAT. Sigi, DL7DF, and DX Crew will be active as VP2MDL from
Montserrat (NA-103) between November 6-20th. Operators mentioned are
Tom/DJ6TF, Manfred/DK1BT, Wolf/DL4WK, Sigi/DL7DF, Frank/DL7UFR, Rolf/
DL7VEE and Leszek/SP3DOI. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW,
SSB, RTTY and PSK31. Pilot station for this DXpedition is Bernd, DF3CB.
Their equipment consists of one transceiver K2, one transceiver K3,
two OX1000 power amplifiers, a Inverted Vee lowband dipole, a 2 element
40m yagi, a 30m loop, a Spiderbeam for 20-10m as well as a few laptop
computers. QSL via DL7DF, direct or by the DARC QSL Bureau. For more
details and updates, see:          http://www.dl7df.com/vp2m

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[HCDX] Glenn Hauser logs June 16-17, 2017

** BRAZIL. 9724.81 approx., June 16 at 2356, S3 signal with music, presumed R?dio RB2, stronger than 11855.57 Aparecida, probably //. It`s also stronger than another ZY on 9674.9 and weaker than 9665.8. Next check on other receiver at 0318 June 17 puts it on 9724.835.
And at 0325 June 17, Rosary in Portuguese on 11934.934, another RB2 frequency, probably // Aparecida 11855.596 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** BRAZIL. 11855.57 approx., June 16 at 2351, S3 signal with JBM music, presumed R. Aparecida reactivated. When last heard it was slightly above 11856. Another check June 17 at 0328 achieves S9 of JBM on the other receiver, measured now 11855.596 (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** CUBA. NTSC channel A2, June 17 at 1409 UT, after months of snow, my analog TV set finally shows signs of a video raster. 6m maps show Es over SE quadrant of US, including south FL, so very likely this is Tele-Rebelde, Habana, the only Cuban within range circa 1300 miles. I keep on it, and at 1437 a glimpse of video locking in, looks like ice hockey! Now I must consider Canada. The two analogs in Ontario, one with CTV, the other Global, neither show anything like that at this time on network program skeds, nor do Es maps show any paths to there.
I finally find the Cuban TV schedule, which must be unzipped:
http://www.tvcubana.icrt.cu/cartelera-de-la-tv-cubana/telerebelde
CV SABADO 17 DE JUNIO DE 2017 [in Yanqui EDT:]
``09:00 TREN DE MARAVILLAS BOB ESPONJA: UN H?ROE FUERA DEL AGUA T?TULO ORIGINAL: THE SPONGE BOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER 2016 / 93 MIN / ESTADOS UNIDOS / COMEDIA INFANTIL DIRECTOR: PAUL TIBBITT REPARTO: ANIMATION, ANTONIO BANDERAS Bob Esponja emprende un viaje para recuperar una receta que ha robado un pirata. Estaci?n cine: Bob esponja, un h?roe fuera del agua Estaci?n animados: La guarida del le?n la primera aventura Estaci?n saber: ?Por qu? flotan los barcos? Estaci?n natura: Las aves Estaci?n sorpresa: El valle de las flores Estaci?n m?sica: Nana de los cocuyos
11:15 PONTE AL DIA``
No ice hockey there either, but if the Spongebob movie runs straight thru for 93 minutes, would have finished at 1433 UT, and nothing on sked until 1515, so conceivably TR was filling with ice hockey. I am certainly open to other suggestions, as I could really use some double-hop Es from further Caribbean, like HIJB-TV, Tele-Antillas, Dominican Republic, which is often seen single-hop in SE USA; or Central/South America! Nothing further viewed on 2 during next hour+.
With MUFs allegedly to 108 MHz, on the 98-degree porch (high predicted: 106 F), I keep making some quick FM bandscans during the next few hours until 1900 UT, but no Es to be heard here (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. WORLD OF RADIO 1882 monitoring: confirmed Friday June 16 at 2330 on WBCQ 9330.18v-CUSB, fair. Also confirmed by Ivo, Bulgaria, Sat June 17 at 0630 on HLR 6190-CUSB. Also confirmed here Saturday June 17 at 1431 on Hamburger Lokalradio, 7265-CUSB via UTwente remote --- sufficient, steady but noisy, no QRM (also for Media Network+ before 1430 with gh propagation outlook near end). Next:
Sat 1930v  WA0RCR 1860-AM ND
Sat 2230   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW [or 2330 now?? check both]
Sun 0200   WRMI 11580 to NE
Sun 0310v  WA0RCR 1860-AM ND
Sun 1030   HLR 9485-CUSB to WSW
Sun 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Mon 0300v  WBCQ 5130v Area 51 to WSW
Mon 0330   WRMI 9955 to SSE
Mon 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Tue 0030   WRMI 7730 to WNW
Tue 2130   WRMI 9455 to WNW, 15770 to NE
Tue 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
Wed 1030   WRMI 5850 to NW, 9455 to WNW
Wed 1315   WRMI 9955 to SSE
Wed 2100   WBCQ 7490v to WSW
Wed 2330   WBCQ 9330v-CUSB to WSW
(Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 7490.03-AM, UT Sat June 17 at 0003, WBCQ with `Allan Weiner Worldwide` --- he starts off saying his fingers are sore from twisting dials, working on the #5 transmitter, a ``10-ton monster`` (really?) which is installed in the same building as the backup steam engine, and to be used on ``Nifty 32-50``. It seems someone else had done a lot of work on it over winter, but still needs more. He`s tweeting photos of the process; all WBCQ SW transmitters are used, converted from MW.
0022 takes a call from Mark Sills in Dallas with an update on George Thurman`s condition in Houston: terrible injury, real serious, brain damage, may not be same person if he recovers. Mark laments he can`t travel to Houston to see him. Allan calls for prayers for George (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 12105, June 16 at 2350 check, WTWW-3 is still OFF. When did anyone hear it last? Propagation is OK, with 12050 WEWN audible.
9475, June 17 at 0008, WTWW-1 is *still* dead air. At 0311, the QSY to 5830 has been successful, but *still2* dead air, ditto at 0346. I guess Ted didn`t notice lack of modulation, since he was paying more attention to #2 which he gets to play DJ on, 5085 now running at S9+30 with music, a jazzed-up classic. Despite hi storm noise level on 60m, I can still barely detect the parasitic spurs on 5072.1 and 5097.9.
9475, June 17 at 1706 & 1802, WTWW-` is *still3* dead air. 12105 off. 9930 off at 1803, when it should have been starting `Theater Organ from the Ozarx`` (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 7505.00, June 17 at 0316, WRNO is on tonight with Chinese, and incredibly, right on frequency; don`t stay with it long enough to tell if varying (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 690, June 17 at 0617 UT, long string of Ad Council PSAs, 0619 UT Fox Sports Radio promo for FS1 (TV?), 0620 UT back to ``live`` stupid sports talk on FSR. It`s obviously my nearest, KGGF Coffeyville KS. Own program schedule http://kggfradio.com/kggf-am/kggf-am-line-up
ignores the 12-5 am CT period (when it used to be silent), as well as weekends, but a wide variety of local and network non-sports talkshows elsewhen. I suppose they are just filling in overnight with FSR, rather than 100% now. I need to check it more often (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 880, June 17 at 0624 UT, surprised to find Jim Bohannon here, looping N/S so must be KRVN Lexington NE, and best on LSB to avoid USB-only KHAC Window Rock AZ cheater, altho it`s close to 90 degrees away. 0628 UT Jimbo break includes an ad/PSA for something in Nebraska. Jimbo website, undated
http://www.jimbohannonshow.com/station-finder/
convenient for searching all on one page, includes not a single 880 station, and as always not a single Okie. Does still show 690 KGGF Coffeyville KS, at live time of 9-12 midnight CT, whence he`s been gone for months; out of date!
http://krvn.com has lots of stuff, including, rather than soft-core Babes some stations purvey, Tractor of the Week!
http://krvn.com/tractor-of-the-week/
but no plain old program schedule! No hits searching site on Bohannon! (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 1060+, June 17 at 0631 UT, praise music in Spanish looping WSW/ENE, and giveaway off-frequency fast SAH on the hi side against any other 1060 stations, i.e. KIJN Farwell TX, 10 kW daytimer, *still cheating*, but that`s OK, since it`s In Jesus` Name. WWJD? Not known to be a broadcaster or DXer (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 1080, June 17 at 0607 UT in bandscan on DX-398, NO signal from KRLD Dallas! Not even a carrier. Sometimes it`s weak here at an awkward 400-km distance, but now it`s definitely off. Band is noisy and maybe somewhat auroral, as other clears including CBS stations are barely audible if at all, WBBM 780 and WCCO 830; nor WHAS 840, and 650 at 0621 UT instead of WSM is occupied by Spanish, probably XETNT (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 1130, June 17 at 1338 UT, Ad?le song from KLEY Wellington KS, finally back on the air after a few weeks` silence; ad for a 401K with an 844 toll-free number; ``from the Wheat Capital of the World [not Enid???], The Wave, 100.3 and 1130``. Still on at 1705 UT recheck, via groundWave (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
** U S A. 1440, June 17 at 0603 UT, ``estamos en todo el mundo en www.lapatrona.com`` and on to music, vs various English talkers --- that should be enough to downpin it; usually dominant SS on 1440 is KTNO The Metroplex, but it`s Christian, surely no such slogan unless a recent flip. But no hits on that website.
OR was it www.lapadrona.com? I don`t think so: that`s an Italian bondage site! Search soon finds station Facebook, which is from: KTUV Little Rock AR, 5000/240 watts U2 and previously `La Mexicana` as in NRC AM Log:
https://www.facebook.com/La-Patrona-Ktuv-1440-am-437504819943372/
which started about a month ago, and that leads to its correct website, not as I had heard it:
http://www.radiolapatrona.com
But this site they link to from FB is NOT KTUV, rather a different Patrona, ``la que manda``, implying not bondage but dominance! 88.1, WHPR --- where is that? Certainly not in Arkansas. Has the same grafix design, so obviously related. Here it is in WTFDA Database, apparently no longer only a 44-watt ``power talk`` (ha3) English in Michigan:
[WHPR-FM 88.1 HIGHLAND PARK MI USA 0.044 0.044 32.0 32.0 42-24-29 83-05-30 POWER TALK RADIO OLDIES/TALK] (Glenn Hauser, OK, DX LISTENING DIGEST)
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ARLD024 DX news

ARLD024 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest
Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.
BELIZE, V3.  Look for David, KG5CCI to be active as V31CI from
Ambergris Caye (NA-073), from June 21 to 27, including Field Day.
Listen for him on Satellites, 6 Meters (digital and SSB) and
possibly on the HF bands.  QSL direct to KG5CCI.
ISLE OF MAN, GD.  John, G4SKA will be QRV as GD4SKA on the HF bands
using RTTY and JT65 from June 29 to July 9.  QSL via M0OXO (OQRS) or
direct to his postal address.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2.  Tim, VE6SH will be QRV from July 23 to
August 7 as V29SH.  Listen for his vacation style operation mostly
on 30 and 17 meters.  QSL via VE6SH and LoTW.
SINT MAARTEN, PJ7.  K9UK, KK9N, W9AEB, W9KXQ and W9DR will be QRV as
PJ7/home calls, until June 28.  Listen for them on 80 through 10
meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  They will also be on 6 meters as
PJ7/W9DR.  QSL via home calls.
ALBANIA, ZA.  Roumen, LZ4IR is QRV as ZA1IR.  Look for him on 40 and
20 meters using PSK-31, JT65, RTTY, SSB and CW.  QSL direct only.
GREECE, SV.  Dave, SV8/GM0LVI/p will be operating holiday style from
June 16 to July 6 and August 31 to September 19.  He will be QRP.
QSL direct or bureau to GM0LVI.
PALAU, T8.  Ops T88FM (JM1LIG), T88HY (JL1HYH), T88MK (JO3LVG),
T88NC (JI6NCY), T88RR (JA6UBY) and T88VV (JH6DUL) will be active
from June 16 to 23.  Look for them on HF and 6 meters using CW, SSB
and RTTY.  QSL direct only, to the individual home call of the ones
you work.
POLAND, SN.  SN0RX will be an entry in the IOTA Contest July 29 and
30, with DJ0IF operating from EU-132, Wollin Island.  QSL via
SP8BXL.
AZERBAIJAN, 4J.  Alex, 4J3DJ is active as 4JF1EU until June 25.
This is a special call sign being used to celebrate the running of
Formula 1 Grand Prix in Baku, June 23 to 25.  QSL direct only to
4J3DJ.
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Shirley, VK5YL will be active as E51XYL
from Rarotonga (OC-013) from June 10 to 17.  Activity will be on 20
meter SSB.  QSL via VK5YL.
LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0.  Operators Janusz, SP9FIH, Bogdan, SP2FUD and
Zenon, SP2GCJ will be active as HB0/home calls until June 24.
Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and digital modes.
QSLs will be available via ClubLog.
EASTERN KIRIBATI, T32.  Ken, KH6QJ will be QRV as T32AZ from June 28
to July 4.  Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using
SSB.  He will also be in the RAC Canada Day Contest on July 1.  QSL
via his home call sign, direct or by the bureau.
CORSICA, TK.  Operators Alex, IZ5CMI and Alex, IW5ELA will be active
as TK/IZ5CMI from June 18 to 24.  Activity will be holiday style on
40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via IZ5CMI, direct or by the
bureau.
THAILAND, E2.  E2HQ will be on 6 meters until July 17, including the
CQWW VHF Contest.  The national association, RAST, got special
permission to operate on the 6 meter band.
CRETE, SV9.  Mike, SV9/YO9GVW will operate from his hotel until June
23.  This is IOTA EU-015.  QSL to home call.
FRANZ JOSEF LAND, RI1.  Eugene, UA4RX will be active as RI1FJ from
Heiss Island (EU-019) starting sometime in July until August 2017.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and digital
modes.  QSL via UA2FM, direct, ClubLog's OQRS or LoTW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The All Asian DX Contest, CW, SMIRK
Contest, Ukrainian DX Classic RTTY Contest, ARR BPSK63 Contest, AGCW
VHF/UHF Contest, IARU Region 1 50 MHz Contest, Stew Perry Topband
Challenge, West Virginia QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint, WAB 50 MHz
Phone, Kid's Day Contest are all on tap for this weekend.  The Run
for the Bacon QRP Contest is June 19.  Please see June 2017 QST,
page 87 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details. 
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