[425ENG] 425 DX News #801

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09 September 2006 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                    No 801
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                          **** DX INFORMATION ****
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                           Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

>>> LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS 2007 <<<

The National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR) has announced that the
Lakshadweep Islands (VU7), the #2 Most Wanted DXCC Entity, will be activated
in January 2007. Approximately 70 multinational and 30 Indian operators are
expected to travel from Kochin, India, by boat to Lakshadweep on or about 12
January. Plans are to operate as VU7RG (requested call, in memory of the late
Rajiv Gandhi, VU2RG, former Prime Minister of India) on 15-25 January from
three "excellent equipped and well organized sites". An International
Advisory Committe (IAC) is constituted under the chairmanship of Mr. S. Suri,
VU2MY to organise the event successfully. A Sub-Committee - including Frank
Rosenkranz/DL4KQ (Chairman), Kyoko Miyoshi/JR3MVF, Martti Laine/OH2BH and
Glenn Johnson/W0GJ (members) and S. Ram Mohan/VU2MYH (convenor) - will deal
with requirements/coordination of all international participants in the
operations. Further information will be released exclusively by NIAR
(www.niar.org). [TNX DL4KQ]

4X - The Israel Amateur Radio Club (IARC) is hosting a special event
          museum station, 4X4IRS, commemorating the 70th anniversary of the
          first radio broadcasts in Israel. The station is active until 30
          September from the Radio Exibition in Holon
          (http://www.iarc.org/~4z4tl/4x4irs.htm). QSL via 4X6ZK. Other two
          special event stations, 4X70R and 4Z70R
          (http://www.iarc.org/~4z4tl/4x70.html), will be active on 7-21
          October. QSL via 4Z4TL. [TNX 4Z4TL]
5W - Yu, 7K3BKY is active as 5W0YY from Samoa (OC-097) until 13
          September. QSL via home call (Yuichi Yamamoto, 2-B Parmelhouse 440-1
          Aoyagi, Maebashi Gumma 371-0056, Japan). [TNX JH7OHF]
9H - A large group of Dutch amateurs will be going to Qawra, Malta
          (EU-023) for their 19th holiday/DXpedition. They will operate on
          80-6 metres (possibily also on 160m) CW, SSB and digital modes as
          9H0VRZ (QSL via PB9ZR) between 9 September and 3 October. The
          operators will be PE1NGF (9H3X), PA0BEA (9H3IE), PA0XYL (9H3XYL),
          PE2HSB (9H3HS), PG9W (9H3ON), PE1OFJ (9H3YM), PB9ZR (9H3ZR), PA1SL
          (9H3AB) and PA3CUZ (9H3YN). QSL for the individual 9H3s via home
          calls. They will also be active on 20 metres during the WAE SSB
          Contest using 9H9PA (QSL via PH2M). [TNX PH2M]
C9 - Marq, CT1BWW will be active as C91BWW from Maputo, Mozambique
          bewteen 24 September and 7 October, and as C98BWW from Bazaruto
          Island (AF-072) on 7-14 October. He plans to operate on 160-6 metres
          CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV, PSK31 and FM. Further information and on-line
          logs at http://www.geocities.com/c98bww. QSL via CT1BWW.
EA - Ten operators (EA3AXZ, EA3CXY, EA3DTD, EA3EIQ, EA3ESZ, EA3EVR,
          EA3GHZ, EC3AKY, EA3IM and EA5EOR) will be active as EF3IB from Buda
          Island (not IOTA, DIE E-004) and Cabo Tortosa Lighthouse (ARLHS
          SPA-050, FEA E-0377) on 9-10 September. QSL via EC3AKY, direct or
          bureau. [TNX EA3GHZ]
F - Chris, F8EUK will be active as F8EUK/p from Houat Island (EU-048)
          between 10 and 17 September. He plans to operate CW on 30, 20, 17
          and 15 metres, with some SSB on 20 metres. All of the QSOs will be
          confirmed automatically via the bureau. [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
F - Weather permitting, Jacques/F5JY, Daniel/F5LGQ and Alain/F6BFH will
          be active as homecall/p from Cordouan Island (EU-159) and lighthouse
          from around 16 UTC on 14 September until around 12 UTC on the 15th.
          They plan to operate CW and SSB on 40, 30, 20, 17 and 15 metres. QSL
          via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX F5NQL]
F - Special event station TM8ANG will be active on 22-23 September for
          the French Naval Air Force air show to be held at Nimes-Garons. QSL
          via bureu to F6KQK. [TNX F5PHW]
FO - Pierre, F5JFU will operate holiday style on 10, 15 and 20 metres
          (maybe also on 40m) CW, SSB and maybe RTTY as FO/F5JFU from French
          Polynesia from 21 October to 19 November. He will visit three
          islands: Tahiti (OC-O46, DIFO FO-002), Moorea (OC-046, DIFO FO-010)
          and Bora-Bora (OC-O67, DIFO FO-003). QSL via home call, direct or
          bureau. [TNX F5NQL]
GM - The Sands Contest Group (M0SCG) will be active as MS0SCG from the
          Isle of Mull in the Inner Hebrides (EU-008) on 24-29 September. They
          hope to be operational on most modes and most HF bands. [TNX G0YLM]
I - Walter, IN3XUG reports he will operate SSB as IF9/IN3XUG from
          Levanzo Island (EU-054, IIA TP-009) on 7-13 September. QSL via
          bureau to IN3XUG.
I - Special station II8MM will be active on 11-17 September for the
          second Mediterraneo DX Clu b HF Convention
          (www.mdxc.org/meeting.asp), which will be held at Nola (Napoli) on
          16-17 September. QSL via IZ8FBS, direct or bureau. [TNX IZ8CCW]
I - Two teams of operators from A.R.M.I. (Associazione Radioamatori
          Marinai Italiani,http://www.assoradiomarinai.tk) and ARI La Spezia
          will operate special event stations II1ARU (QSL via IS0PGF) and
          II1ARD (QSL via IS0SDX) from 28 September to 1 October (from 6 to 20
          UTC). On 28-29 September the operations will take place from aboard
          guided missile destroyers "Audace" and "Ardito", on 30 September and
          1 October from the Italian Navy Base at La Spezia. Further
          information on the evnt and the relevant certificate can be found at
          www.qrz.com under the two callsigns. [TNX IT9MRM]
JT - Zdenek/OK1CCK, Josef/OK1ES, Milan/OK1FM and Josef/OK1XC will be
          active as JT800OK from Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia from 8 September to 8
          October. They plan to operate on 160-10 metres CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31
          and SSTV. QSL via OK1XC. On-line logs will be available at
          http://www.shop73.com/jt800ok [TNX OK1FM]
LA - Look for LN3Z to participate in the 2006 Scandinavian Activity
          Contest (SAC) CW on 16-17 September as a Multi-Single entry. QSL via
          LA9VDA. Full details on the contest can be found at
          http://www.sk3bg.se/contest/sacnsc.htm
LA - Tom (DL1DVE) and Mike (DL3VTA) will be active from an island in the
          EU-055 group on 10-15 October. They plan to operate on the HF bands
          CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31 with 100 watts and several wire antennas.
          [TNX DL3VTA]
OH0 - Hadi, DJ2PJ will be active again as OH0JWH from Eckeroe, Aland
          Islands (EU-002) from 26 September to 8 October. He plans to focus
          on the low bands, especially 160 metres, and to operate CW and
          digital modes. QSL via DJ2PJ, direct or bureau (e-mail requests for
          bureau cards can be sent to oh0_at_dj2pj.de). [TNX NG3K]
OZ - Look for Bernd, OZ/DL8AAV/p to be active from Laeso Island (EU-088)
          on 17-30 September. He plans to operate CW and SSB on 80-10 metres.
          QSL via home call. [TNX VA3RJ]
SV - Marco, IK1RAE will operate as SV8/IK1RAE/p from the islands of
          Corfu, Antipaxoi and Paxoi (all count for EU-052) on 9-16 September.
          Look for activity on 7045, 14245, 18145 and 21245 kHz. [TNX IW1DQS]
SV5 - Drew, GM3YOR will be active as SV5/GM3YOR from Chalki Island,
          Dodecanese (EU-001) from 21 September to 4 October. This will be a
          CW only holiday style operation, depending on conditions and time
          available. [TNX GM3YOR]
T8 - Toshikazu, JE1SYN (T88YN) and Toshio, JP1IOF (T88AS) will be active
          from Koror (OC-009), Palau on 21-24 September. They plan to operate
          with two stations on 80-6 metres CW, SSB, RTTY and FM. QSL via home
          calls. [TNX JF1OCQ]
TA - Sei, JF1SQC/KH0DQ will operate SSb, CW and possibily RTTY as
          TA4/KH0DQ from Turkey on 9-15 September, WAE SSB Contest included.
          QSL via JF1SQC. [TNX ODPX Bulletin]
TK - EA3CUU, EA4BT, EA7AAW, EA7JB, EA7LS and EB4EPJ will operate on
          160-10 metres CW, SSB and RTTY from Corsica from 28 September to 6
          October. On-line logs will be available at http://www.dx4dx.com. QSL
          via EA4BT, direct or bureau. [TNX EA4BT]
TU - Jean-Luc, F5LDY left Paris on 4 September and will stay in Ivory
          Coast through August 2007. He has been authorized to operate as
          TU2/F5LDY and he plans to be active on 160-10 metres CW and SSB,
          hopefully with some RTTY. QSL via F1CGN (Fabrice Plet, 58 Avenue
          Rene Lebail, 91210 Draveil, France). On-line logs and updates will
          be available at http://f5kee.free.fr/tu2-f5ldy/tu2ldy.htm [TNX
          F5NQL]
UA - RA6AU, RA6UF, UA6VY and RU6UR will operate on 40-10 metres CW and
          SSB as either UE6WAA and/or homecall/6 from Nordovyj Island in the
          Caspain Sea (not IOTA, RRA RR-18-New One) on 9-10 September. QSL
          UE6WAA via RA6AU, others via home call. [TNX RZ3EM]
UA - RN1CW, RN1CX, UA1CBW and UA1CIO will operate as either UE1RLH/1
          and/or homecall/p from a couple of lighthouses on 16 September
          (Shepelevskiy, ARLHS ERU-007, RLHA RLE-007) and 17 Septenber
          (Ustinskiy, ARLHS ERU-143, RLHA RLE-072). QSL UE1RLH/1 via RA1QY,
          others via home calls. [TNX RN1CW]
V5 - Pierre, HB9QQ will be visitng Namibia on 7-30 September and will
          operate as V5/HB9QQ on 30, 17 and 12 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX
          HB9PL]
W - The Kings County Repeater Association (KC2RA) sponsors the annual
          September 11th Memorial Event, which this year will tale place on 10
          September from 9 to 15 local time. Expect activity on 21315, 14305,
          7230 and 3880 kHz. QSL to KC2RA 911 Special Event, P.O. Box 280288,
          Brooklyn, NY 11228-0228. Further information at http://www.kc2ra.com
          [TNX IZ1CRR]
W - The Anaheim Police ARC (W6APD) will operate (on 14253, 18150, 21350,
          24950 and 28450 kHz) as K6P on 10-17 September for the POW-MIA
          Remembrance Day. QSL via KM6HB. [TNX KM6HB]
W - Bob, W2IK will operate special event station W2IK/WTC911 on 11
          September in memory of those who lost their lives during the World
          Trade Center disaster. Expect activity on 15, 20 and 40 metres SSB.
          W2IK was the first callsign to be aired from Ground Zero (read the
          story at http://hometown.aol.com/realhamradio/). A special QSL
          certificate will be available from W2IK (Robert J. Hejl, P.O. Box
          6731, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA). [TNX F5NQL]
XF4 - A large group of operators from Mexico (XE1AY, XE1FRF, XE1FXF,
          XE1FXM, XE1FXZ, XE1GRR, XE1HBU, XE1MMB, XE1UN, XE2K) and Germany
          (DF7TH, DJ5IW, DK2WV, DL1YFF, DL3DXX, DL8LE) will operate on all
          bands and modes (EME and satellite included) as XF4DL from Isla
          Socorro (NA-030), Revillagigedo from 17 October to 3 November. They
          plan to have up to five stations operating simultaneously, and to
          focus on the WARC and low bands, and on digital modes (RTTY and
          PSK63). Further information can be found at
          http://www.xf4dl.xedx.org/. Weather permitting, at the end of the
          operation they will be active "for several hours" as XF4K from
          Clarion Island (NA-115). QSL via XE1KK (Mexico only), N6AWD (rest of
          the Americas) or DL9NDS (rest of the world). Contributions to help
          defray the significant costs of this DXpedition will be gratefully
          accepted; please contact DL8LE or XE2K for details. [TNX XE2K and
          DL8LE]

CENTRAL AMERICA TOUR ---> Larry, WO0Z will be active as P40LL from Aruba
(SA-036) from 30 September to 6 October, and as V31LL from Belize on 7-21
October. He plans to operate on 80-10 metres CW, SSB, and perhaps RTTY. QSL
via home call. [TNX WO0Z]

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                          **** GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
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                           Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

QSL 9J2BO ---> Mike, G3TEV says that because of "the extremely high cost of
getting bureau cards due to the recently greatly increased mail charges in
the UK, I will not be accepting bureau cards for 9J2BO". Please refrain from
sending cards by this route "as they will not get an answer".

QSL YZ6AMD ---> The new QSL route for contacts made from 1 September 2006 is
via EA7FTR. [TNX K1XN and the Golist]

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                           Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

IIA: The Italian Island Award list and DBase, as well as the relevant
        software, are available at http://www.ari.it/hf/diplomi/
LOGS: On-line logs for VP8DJB (Rothera Station on Adelaide Island, AN-001)
        are now available at http://f5nod.chez-alice.fr/antarctica_vp8djb.html
        (the VP8DJB/P QSOs made on 4 February 2006 from Fossil Bluff on
        Alexander Island, AN-018, are also listed there). [TNX F5NOD]

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QSLs received direct or through managers: 3B8MM, 3D2AV, 3G1M (SA-069), 3G1P
(SA-085), 3W2LWS, 3XY7C, 3Y0X, 4J5A, 4KR60S, 4L8A, 4O6DX, 5B4FL, 5T5U, 5W0DP,
5W0JB, 6L0NJ/4 (AS-084), 6W/F6ELE, 6W/HA3AUI, 6W/RW3TN, 6W2SC, 6Y1V, 9G5A,
9G5UR, 9K2HN, 9M4SEB (OC-295), 9M6XRO, 9N7JO, 9V1JA, 9Z4FZ, A45WD, A45XR,
BD1WC, BD4ALC/5 (AS-137), BY4RSA/4 (AS-150), C56W, C5DXC, C6DX, C91JR, C91TK,
D2DX, E51JD, ER/UT5UDX, EY8MM, FG/JJ2RCJ, FP/DJ2VO, FP/VE7SV, FY1FL, GW3KHZ/P
(EU-106), H40HL, H44HL, HB0/T93Y, HC3/KD6WW (SA-034), HC4/KD6WW (SA-033),
HC8N, HQ9F, HS0ZEE, HS2SL, J37K, J5UAP, J68AS, JJ1JGI/4 (AS-041), KH6ZM,
KH7X, KH8SI, KL7WV, LU/F2JD, NY3A (NA-140), OA4/DL5YWM, OC5I (SA-073),
P29ZAD, PS0S, PT7AZ, PY0S/PS7JN, PZ5PI (SA-092), R1AND, R1ANF, R1ANP,
RZ0IWZ/p (AS-059), S01R, T30AV, T99C, TA3J/0 (AS-115), TF4M, TJ1AM, TM0HQ,
TR8CA, UK8AJ, UU4JXM/P (EU-180), V44KJ, V47/AB2RF, V73Z (OC-029), VI9NI,
VK9LNO, VP2MRT, VP8/LZ2UU, VP8DIZ, VU3RYE, VU4AN/VU3PLM, VU4AN/VU3RSB,
VU4AN/VU3RWN, VU4AN/VU3RYC, VU4AN/VU3SIB, VU4AN/VU3TLY, W4KFT (NA-112), XR2G
(SA-086), XR9A, XW3DT, YE6N (OC-161), YE6P (OC-270), YI9LZ, YU6AO, YZ6AMD.

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