[425ENG] 425 DX News #838

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26 May 2007 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                    No 838
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                          **** DX INFORMATION ****
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                           Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

3B6 - The local licencing authority has changed the callsign for the
          DXpedition to Agalega - it is no longer 3B6DX [425DXN 837], but
          3B6SP. The Polish team expects to be QRV by the morning of 6 June at
          the latest and to leave the island on the 18th. QSL via SP9SX.
          Bookmark http://3b6.godx.eu/ for propagation predictions, further
          information and updates. [TNX SP9MRO]
CU - Rolf, DK2ZF will be active as CU2/DK2ZF from Sao Miguel (EU-003,
          HM77cu), Azores on 25-30 May. He will operate mostly CW on 40-10
          metres, as well as on 2 metres (with 50 watts and a 5-element).
          Expect also satellite activity (AO-7 and VO-52). [TNX DK2ZF]
EA - Special event station EH4EI will be aired from the Italian Embassy
          in Madrid on 2 June (Italy's National Day) and again on 12 October
          (Spain's National Day). QSL via EA4CT. [TNX EB4DSP]
F - Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the UK Six Metre Group, special
          callsign TM6MG will be aired from France on 1-15 June. The main
          operator will be Bernard, F5DE. Expect activity on 6 and 2 metres CW
          and SSB, as well as on 10 and 12 metres CW. QSL via PA7FM. [TNX
          F5NQL]
F - Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the writer Maxence
          Van der Meersch (1907-1951), a number of special stations will be
          active in the weeks to come: TM2VDM (1-15 June, QSL via F5KDB),
          TM6VDM (16-30 June, QSL via F8KGS), TM5VDM (1-15 July, QSL via
          F6KMB), FV5VDM (1-15 July, QSL via F6KDM). [TNX F1SIU and F6AJA @
          Les Nouvelles DX]
F - The South Flanders DX Activity Group will operate once again as
          F/ON6JUN/P (http://www.qsl.net/on6jun) on 2-6 June to commemorate
          the 63th anniversary of D-Day. QSL via ON5SD. [TNX VA3RJ]
I - ARI Sestri Levante will operate special event station II1HCA till 31
          May for the 40th edition of the Hans Chrisian Andersen Prize, one of
          the world's most prestigious prizes for children's literature
          (http://www.arisestrilevante.it/). All of the QSOs will be confirmed
          via the bureau.
I - Giovanni, IK5BCM reports he will be active as ID9/IK5BCM from
          Panarea Island (EU-017, IIA ME-006) on 2-9 June.
KL7 - Marvin Baur (KL1YY), Bob Wertz (NF7E) and Art Phillips (NN7A) will
          operate from Ushagat Island (NA-206) on 12-17 July. They will have
          two stations using 100 watt transceivers with vertical, wire, and
          kite antennas. Operation will be CW by NN7A/NL7 and SSB by KL1YY and
          NF7E/KL7 on 160-10 metres, with SSB on 20 and 15m IOTA frequencies
          as conditions permit. No digital or VHF operation is planned. There
          are no existing facilities on Ushagat, so operation will be from a
          camp set up by the operators using battery and generator power. QSL
          via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX NN7A]
SV - Tommy Horozakis, VK2IR will be visiting Greece (Mount Athos
          included) and Turkey between 27 May and 28 August. He plans to go
          and operate on the HF bands (including PSK and SSTV) under different
          callsigns from 15-18 Greek islands. QSL via W3HNK.
          On 9-17 June Tommy will be joining a team from the SV DX Group
          (SV1GE, SV1AAU, SV2DGH, SV1DPJ, SV2FWV, SV2HNC, SV0XAD and DH9VA) to
          operate as SY8AN from Antiparos Island (EU-067). They plan to be
          active on all bands SSB, CW and RTTY. QSL SY8AN via SV2DGH. The web
          pages for the operation can be found at http://www.sv2dgh.gr/sy8an/
          [TNX VK2IR and SV2DGH]
SV5 - Look for Harvey, SV5/OO5S and Dan, SV5/OQ1C to be active holiday
          style from the Dodecanese (EU-001) until 1 June. QSL via ON4ON,
          bureau or direct. [TNX ON4ON]
TK - Marco, IK1YED reports will be active as TK/IK1YED from Corsica
          (EU-014) from 26 May to 1 June. He plans to operate on 160-6 metres
          SSB and possibily digital modes.
VE - Gregg, VE3ZZ and Noel, VE2BR will operate from Prince Edward Island
          (NA-029, CIsA PE-001) on 25-30 July using the VY2TT superstation.
          During the IOTA contest they will operate as VY2Z (QSL to VE3ZZ),
          and outside the contest they will be active as VE3ZZ/VY2 and
          VE2BR/VY2 (QSL to home calls, direct or bureau). [TNX VE3ZZ]
VP6D - An expedition to Ducie Island (OC-182) is being organized to take
          place in February 2008. Landing permissions and licences have been
          granted, and a suitable charter vessel has been secured. A team of
          13 experienced operators (currently including Carsten/DL6LAU,
          Eric/K3NA, Dietmar/DL3DXX, Andy/DL8LAS, Martti/OH2BH, Robin/WA6CDR
          and Krassimir/K1LZ) will be active on 160-6 metres with seven
          stations as VP6DX from 11 to 23 February. The group is seeking
          financial contributions to help defray the very significant costs of
          this DXpedition. Full details on how contribute can be found on the
          expedition web site (www.vp6dx.com).

CQ WW WPX CW CONTEST ---> The following stations have announced their
participation in this year's event (26-27 May):
4L2M SOSB 40m Georgia EA7FTR
4L8A SOSB 20m Georgia DJ1CW
4M5DX M/S Venezuela IT9DAA
4O3A SOSB 80m Montenegro YT6A
5D5A M/? Morocco I2WIJ
7X0RY SOSB 80m Algeria qrz.com
9M6/G3ZEM SO East Malaysia 5B4AGN
9M4DXX M/S West Malaysia 9M2TO
C4I M/? Cyprus LZ2HM
C4W SOAB Cyprus 5B4WN
C6AYM SO Bahamas K9GY
CN5W M/S Morocco LoTW
DD4B SOSB 20 or 15 Germany DL3PS
DR5L M/2 Germany DK3QZ
DR80AMA M/S Germany DK3DM
EE8A M/? Canary Islands YL2KL
EF8M M/2 Canary Islands RX3DU
ER0FEO SOAB Moldova UU0JM
HZ1EX SO Saudi Arabia SM0BYD
IS0/K7QB SOAB LP Sardinia IN3QBR
IS0N SOAB LP Sardinia OK1MG
LX7I M/2 Luxembourg LX2A
P40A SOSB 40m Aruba WD9DZV
PA25UKSMG The Netherlands PA7FM
PJ2T SOAB HP Netherlands Antilles N9AG
PQ4F SO Brazil PY4FQ
PS2T SOAB Brazil W3HC
SV8/SV1JG SO Greece SV1JG
T40C M/? Cuba N1KI
TO3T Martinique VE3KF
VP9KF SO Bahamas W4/VP9KF
VQ97JC SOAB Chagos Islands ND9M
W4V USA NW4V
WP3C SOAB LP Puerto Rico W3HNK
ZB2X SOAB Gibraltar OH2KI
ZF1A M/S Cayman Islands W5ASP
Don't forget to give a look to the Announced Operations for this year's event
maintained by Bill, NG3K at http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/wpxc2007.html

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

CQ HALLS OF FAME ---> The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame was established in
January 2001 to recognize individuals - radio amateurs or not - who
significantly affected the course of Amateur Radio, as well as radio amateurs
who have made significant contributions either to amateur radio, to their
professional careers or to some other aspect of life on our planet. This
year's inductees are:
Phillip Catona, W2JAV (SK) Copthorne MacDonald, VY2CM
Paul Flaherty, N9FZX (SK) Bill McArthur, KC5ACR
John Geloso, I1JGM Don Miller, W9NTP
Michael Griffin, NR3A Louis Tristao, KG6VY (SK)
James Hillier, ex-VE3SH (SK) Durward J. Tucker, W5VU (SK)
Herb Johnson, W6KQI (ex-W7GRA) Adrian (Ade) Weiss, W0RSP (ex-K8EEG)
Roy Lewallen, W7EL Farrell Winder, W8ZCF
Rick Lindquist, N1RL
The CQ Contest Hall of Fame was established in 1986 to recognize Amateur
Radio operators who have made major contributions to contesting. This year's
inductees are:
Fred Capossela, K6SSS Tom Taormina, K5RC
Phil Goetz, N6ZZ (SK)
The CQ DX Hall of Fame was established in 1967 to recognize major
contributions by DXers. This year's inductees are:
Roger Western, G3SXW Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ
Nigel Cawthorne, G3TXF Valeria Pregliasco, IK1ADH

QSL VY0ICE ---> Steve, VE2TKH reports that as of 17 May 1277 QSL requests for
his VY0ICE activity from Baffin Island (NA-047, September-October 2006) had
been answered direct or via the bureau. Please note that cards should be sent
to the QSL manager (VE2AWR), as Steve will be travelling outside Canada until
September at least.

QSL YV1RDX ---> Julio says he no longer has a QSL manager. Cards should be
requested direct only: Julio Rivero, P.O. Box 18, 3150 Trujillo, Venezuela.

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                          ******* QSL INFO ********
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                           Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

===================================================================
CALL MANAGER CALL MANAGER CALL MANAGER
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3A/IW1RLF IW1RLF CO2MHZ EA5KB RW4NJ/9/M RA4NF
3W2BMK JA8BMK CO2VQ EA5KB SC300VL SK6HD
3W2TXR JA2TXR CO2WF N1KI SC3DX SM3NRY
3XD2Z RW3AZ CO2WL IZ8EBI SE2T SM2YIZ
3XM6JR UA6JR CO6DW EA5KB SE50A SM4AIO
3Z0ILQ SP5DDJ CO6WD W0SA SV5/OO5S ON4ON
3Z50KCR SP5KCR CU1BP F5NPS SV5/OQ1C ON4ON
3Z50OP SQ6QQ CU1CB EA5KB T88NN JI0NNM
4A3IH IT9EJW DQ50PASSAU DK1RWS T88TG JA1TGC
4K9W DL6KVA DQ50SAAR DK8VR TA100FB TA1CM
4L6QL RW6HS E51QMA OM2SA TC1919ATA bureau
4L6VV UA6EZ E51TUG OM2SA TF/G4EDG/P G4ELZ
4L8A DJ1CW EG7MV EA7HBC TF/G4ELZ/P G4ELZ
4O5A YU7AV EG8CID EA8AUW TL8QC F5NRY
4O5W YU1EXY EG8FAS EA4FAS TM0A F5OIU
4S7VK DJ9ZB EK6LP IK2DUW TM1LM F8KGY
5B4AGM W3HNK EK6TA DJ0MCZ TM1O F1IKA
5B4AHS RA3AUU EK6YL SP9ERV TM1VDM F6KTN
5H0RS IT9YVO EM80A UY5AA TM2LM F6KAT
5P6EE OZ2KL EN80AL UT8AL TM3LM F6KFO
5T5SN IZ1BZV EN80AS UT8AS TM4LM F8KOI
6H1MW XE1MW EN80AW UR5AW TM5B F5XX
6H1TRP XE1TRP EV5IPY/P EW4IDP TM5EON F2WS
6H1XR XE1XR EX2F RW6HS TM5LM F6KAT
6I2D XE2D EY1HQ DJ1MM TM6LM F6KFT
6I2YW XE2YW FS/NF9V NF9V TM7AJ F6KSU
6J3ISS XE3ISS GB100TT MW0JNI TM7LM F6KFH
6J3RBA XE3RBA GB4VLX G4DFI TO3T VE3KF
6W/IZ2DPX IK2DUW GM6TW/P G0UZP TT8FC EA4AHK
6W1SE JR2KDN GX0STH M3UNN TU2/F5LDY F1CGN
6W2SC HA3AUI GX8LED/P M0DOL TZ6PVI ON4LN (a)
7Q7CT CT1ABE HC8N W5UE TZ6PVI ON7ASL (b)
7S100ALA SK7CN HF550SK SP7PBC UA0AV W3HNK
7X5ST 7X5LS HF70COP SP8KPK UA0AZ W3HNK
7Z1HL DJ9ZB HF750C SP9BRP UE1CDX/P RN1CW
7Z1UG DG1XG HL1/F5AHO F5AHO UE1RDA/1 RW1QN
9A/OO6N ON6KN IA0IPY I0YKN UE1SNA/P RA1QQ
9A60Z 9A2DM IA2IPY I2MQP UE4HKD RU4HD
9A8DST ON4AMM (a) IA5/IK2CCU IK2CNC UE4NNU/P UA4NU
9A8DST ON4DST (b) IA5/IZ5ILU IZ5ILU UE9RDA RK9QWW
9A950DX 9A8DX IA7IPY IK7JWY UN7MMM EA7FTR
9A950JB 9A3JB IB0CW IZ8CLM UN7MWU EA7FTR
9J2BO G3TEV IC8TO IZ1GCZ UN7QF EX2A
9J2CA G3SWH II0VIS IZ0DIB UN7QX W7BO
9L1DIR EA4URE II3STV IK3GES UO50F RW6HS
9M2CNC G4ZFE II4SDP IZ4GWE V63DX JH7MHZ
9M2IDJ JA6IDJ II8IPY I8ACB V63GO JA7AGO
9M8DX/2 VK6DXI IP8IPY I8QJU V63ZP JA7ZP
A52AM JA0JHA IR1IPY IZ1GJK VP2EDS KJ9I
A52K JA1CG IR2IPY IK2DUW VP2ERV NF9V
A52SW K2AU IR8IPY IK8WEJ VP5/KN6Y KN6Y
A71CT EA7FTR J28JA F5JFU VP5/WQ7X WQ7X
A71EM EA7FTR J5UAP HA3AUI VP6TD ZL2HGR
A92C A92GR LZ50DX LZ1AF VP9KF W4/VP9KF
AP2TN DJ9ZB MW5GAC/P M5GAC VQ97JC ND9M
BD7YK BA4CH OD5/CT1EFS CT1CJJ WH7P/KH2 JP1IOF
C31LJ VE3EXY OS7A ON7APG XE2OR W5OZI
C6AGN W1DIG OX3XR OZ3PZ XU7TZG ON7PP
CN8KD EA5XX PA25UKSMG PA7FM XW1A E21EIC
CN8LI ON4IQ PJ7/NF9V NF9V YB1GJS NI5DX
CN8NK EA5XX PQ4F PY4FQ YM100FB TA1EE
CN8YE EA7FTR R60IMPULS RU4AK ZD8RH G4DBW
CN8YR K4KU R6MDIR RK3MWA ZP6CW ZP6CU

(a) direct (b) bureau

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                          ******* ADDRESSES *******
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                           Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

DJ9ZB Franz Langner, P.O. Box 150, D-77950 Ettenheim, Germany
EA7FTR Francisco Lianez Suero, Asturias 23, 21110 Aljaraque, Huelva, Spain
IT9EJW Alfio Bonanno, Via della Regione 20, 95028 Valverde - CT, Italy
OM2SA Juraj Sipos, 93013 Trhova Hradska 550, Slovakia
PA0HOP J. Hopstaken, Hengemunde 31, NL-6578 BR Leuth, The Netherlands
SV2ASP/A Monk Apollo, Docheiariou Monastery, 63087 Mount Athos, Greece
W4/VP9KF Paul Evans, 6809 River Road, Tampa, FL 33615, USA

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