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August 27, 2017






60m will became available in regular basis to Estonian (ES) class A and B amateurs on September 1st 2017 by local time (= 21 UTC Aug 31’ 2017). Band segment and max allowed power according by the last ITU rules: 5351,5 to 5366,5 kHz, max 15W EIRP. We have possibilities to use also freq segment 5370-5450kHz with max power 20dBW (100W) TX output but unfortunately so far only on special permission base and only for local rescue communication.

de Arvo/ES1CW, c/o ES9HQ


New Country Burkina Faso XT2AW: By DF2WO


Harald DF2WO tells me he’ll be at XT2AW starting Sept. 29 to Oct. 30. This will be a one-man operation. He plans to be on 60m about every night. With conditions the way they are, he may be on JT65 and FT8 more than CW or SSB.        QSL to M0OXO.




from a month I've released a new blog website at this address : www.5b4alx.cloud


over there you can find information about the activities on 60m and 6m mainly like some articles and QSL info


Can you kindly bring it back to your DX bulletin together with my 60m activity information with a new fullsize vertical 1 / 4l vertical antenna?

you should give a sure sign of the commitment I'm putting in the blog to the service of those who contact me every day.

Thanks in advance     5B4ALX – Alex


Canada: New freqs


Cheers Paul G4MWO Editor,The 5 MHz Newsletter


Stan, LZ1GC, will once again be active as H40GC from Temotu Province (OC-100) between September 30th and October 20th. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via his home callsign, direct, LoTW or ClubLog's OQRS.


To see his previous activity, go to http://www.c21gc.com on H40GC WEB SITE - in end of part " H40GC plans " is table with the transmitting frequencies!  There is also NOTE about receiving frequencies for European and other counties stations.


I will be QRV all days on 60 meters.


For USA stations, I will QRV between 12:00 and 12:30 GMT.

For Europe, I will be on 60 m about 07:30 GMT. Please for patience, because I will be also QRV near these times on 160 and 80 meters!During H40GC activity, I will have stops no more 3-4 hours per a day - only for sleep and eat / coffee.

73! Stan, LZ1GC (H40GC).



Upcoming DXpeditions:


Burkina Faso XT2AW BY DF2WO, Sept. 29, to Oct. 30.  QSL to M0OXO


H40, TEMOTU PROVINCE H40GC Sept 30, to Oct. 30


3Y0 - BOUVET ISLAND: From their website


The January-February, 2018 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition team has posted a propagation page on their website (http://www.bouvetdx.org).  It has videos showing propagation predictions for that early 2018 timeframe.  The tab for the propagation is in the header menu.  You can choose time, frequency and signal strength for your QTH.  This is based on the average sunspot numbers forecast for January, 2018.



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