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425 DX News issue #1397

DXCC prefix: I - Italy

Ninety years ago the airship "Italia" crashed on the ice on its way back from the North Pole, and a small tent dyed red for maximum visibility was the only shelter for the survivors. Commemorating the role of radio (and amateur radio) in rescuing the Red Tent survivors, special callsign II1ITR will be active from 25 May to 25 June. QSL via IZ1ETD , direct or bureau. [TNX IZ1ETD] JD1BOW from Chichijima (AS-031), Ogasawara on 21-24 February. Main activity will be on 160 metres CW, and 20 metres FT8 and/or RTTY. QSL via JA0JHQ, bureau or direct, and LoTW.

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