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DX Bulletin No. 1072

4S, SRI LANKA (IOTA Op). Members of Radio Society of Sri Lanka (RSSL) will be active as 4S7LGT from the Beruwala lighthouse (ILLW LK0002) on Barberyn Island (AS-171) during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend (ILLW), August 18-19th. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via Bureau. For more info, please visit: http://www.rssl.lk/photo-gallery/lighthouse-expedition

9M2, WEST MALAYSIA. Champ, E21EIC, will be active as 9M2/E21EIC during
the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 24-25th) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry.
Look for activity before and after the contest. Champ is expected to be
there between November 23-27th. QSL direct to E21EIC. JAs QSL via JR5XPG.
NO eQSLs. Visit his Web page at:       http://www.e21eic.net 

A2, BOTSWANA (Update/Correction). Arnold, WB6OJB, will be active as A25JK
(not A25JB) from the Lotsane Game and Safari Lodge in the extreme eastern
part of Botswana between July 24-31st. He plans to be on the air every
day. Activity will be on HF bands, 40-10 meters using mostly SSB with
some CW. He will use an Icom 746PRO, an Expert 1K amplifier, a Tennadyne
T6 antenna with a vertical Butternut HF2V for 40 and 80 meters. Arnold
states, "My wife, Joan and I go to southern Africa almost every year. We
have done some missionary work in the past and continue to bring medicines
to the medical clinics in the the areas we visit." QSL direct to his home
callsign. He states, "For QSL DX stations please send 2 stamps and a 4x6
envelope. For State side QSL please send stamped 4x6 envelope. My QSL
cards are unique and slightly larger than regular QSL cards. State side
donation would be appreciated because of the cost of the cards."

CY9, ST. PAUL ISLAND (Update). The CY9M St. Paul Island DXpedition is
now active until August 1st. Activity will be on all bands between 160-6
meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. They announced on Tuesday:
"Please note that CY9M will work SPLIT throughout the entire expedition
(except during the IOTA contest)." Suggested frequencies are:
 CW   - 1826.5, 3526, 7026, 10106, 14026, 18076, 21026, 24896 and 28026 kHz
 SSB  - 3793, 7185, 14215, 18160, 21295, 24950 and 28485 kHz
 RTTY - 7035, 10145, 18105, 21090, 24925 and 28090 kHz
  6m  - 50105/CW and 50105/SSB
All contacts will be verified via LoTW after their activity, and for
those who want paper QSLs, Tim Beaumont, M0URX, will be the QSL Manager.
The log will be available through ClubLog.
  Remember, the following media pages are available for this operation at:
               Website: http://www.cy9m.com/
               Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/CY9M
               Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CY9M.2012

DX MAGAZINE ARTICLE (Info Needed!). "Dee" Logan, W1HEO, is researching
an article on the rising costs of DXpeditons for the DX Magazine, and
would like to hear from DXpeditioners for their comments on how to cover
the rising costs of DXpeditions. Specific areas of interest: examples of
specific costs and reasons for their larger amounts, and suggestions for
new sources or approaches to donations. Comments are requested within the
next two weeks.       Respond to W1HEO at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.