6 meter activity in march

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Tim Bucknall
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6 meter activity in march

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FYI via Sixitalia... 73! Flávio PY2ZX

V2 - Antigua

Operators Babs/DL7AFS and Lot/DJ7ZG are once again active as V21ZG from
Antigua (NA-100) between February 28th and March 26th. Activity will be
holiday style on 80-6 meters including 60m, using mainly SSB, RTTY, PSK
and SSTV. QSL via DL7AFS direct, ClubLog's OQRS or LoTW. Watch their Web
page for updates at: http://www.qsl.net/dl7afs

CE - Chile

Members of the LU8YE Radio Club de los Andes and North Patagonia DX
Group Members (NPDXG) will be active on an IOTA DXpedition as XR5M from
Mocha Island (SA-061) between March 8-13th. Activity will be on the HF
bands and 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via IK2DUW. Operators mentioned
are Claudio, LU7DW, Marcos, CE6VMO, Richard, LU1YW, Mart?n, LU3VMS,
Rafa, LU7VCH, Sergio, LU7YS and Alex, LU8VCC. For more details and
updates, see: https://xr5m.blogspot.com.ar Also on Twitter:

TU - Ivory Coast

TU7C is the callsign issued to the Radio-club de Provins' large team for
their 9-19 March DXpedition to Grand Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire. Fifteen
operators will be QRV on 160-6 metres CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK with five
stations (one for CW, two for SSB, one for digital modes and one for
6m). QSL via Club Log's, OQRS and LoTW; traditional cards should be sent
to F1ULQ (direct or bureau).
See https://tu2017dx.wordpress.com/ for more information and updates.

XE - Mexico

Celebrating the spring equinox, which was important in Mayan culture, a
group of operators will be active as 6E3MAYA on 18-21 March from
different archaeological sites in the Mexican states of Yucatan,
Campeche, Tabasco, Chiapas and Quintana Roo. The activity will be on
80-6 metres SSB, CW, digital modes and satellite. QSL via XE3N and LoTW.

V4 - St. Kitts

John, W5JON/V47JA, informs OPDX that he will once again be active as
V47JA from his vacation home in Calypso Bay, St. Kitts (NA-104, WW Loc.
FK87SG), located 200 feet from the Caribbean Sea, between March 16th and
April 5th. Activity will be on 160-6 meters (incl.60m) using SSB. He
will also be active during the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (March 25-26th) as a
Single-Op/All-Band entry. Equipment is a Kenwood TS-590S and Elecraft
KPA500 Amplifier. Antennas include: 31', 10-40m Vertical, and 35',
40/80m Top Loaded Vertical; shortened 160m dipole and 3 element Yagi for
6m. Also, XYL Cathy, W5HAM, will occasionally operate as V47HAM. ALL
QSLs go to W5JON direct or via LoTW. NO Bureau QSLs.

Sixitalia Weekly Info Page
Posted by: PY2ZX <py2zx.ham@gmail.com>
Rx: Burkhardt Reuter RDR54D1, Elad FDM-S2, Airspy HF+ w/ HS Publications 6 Element R3 -R5 Yagi on rooftop rotator V/H polarization options. Pira P275 RDS analyser

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