[425ENG] 425 DX News #844

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7 July 2007 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 844
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                         **** DX INFORMATION ****
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                          Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

1A0 - The 12-22 July 1A0KM activity [425DXN 840] from the Sovereign
         Military Order of Malta will be conducted by a team of operators led
         by IK0FVC and including DL5MAE, DL6RAI, G3SXW, G3TXF, I0JBL, I2UIY,
         I8NHJ, IK0DWN, IK0FTA, IK0PRG, IW0GIV, IW0GPN, K5AB, KO4RR, N4WV and
         OH2BH. Plans are to operate from 160 metres to 23cm on all modes,
         including EME activity during the first weekend. QSL via IK0FTA.
         Logs will be uploaded to LoTW. Online blog at
         http://1a0km.splinder.com/ [TNX I0JBL]
8Q - 8Q7KN is the callsign Al, JA9APS will be using on 6-9 July from the
         Maldives [425DXN 843]. This will be a family vacation, and his wife
         (JR9GTD) will also operate as 8Q7KN, while his two sons (JE9AMG and
         JE9AMH) will be active as 8Q7KF. [TNX JA1ELY]
9M4 - The MARTS (Malaysian Amateur Radio Transmitter's Society) Penang
         Contest Team will participate in the IARU HF World Championship as
         9M4DXX from Penang Island (AS-015). QSL via bureau, or direct to
         9M2TO.
ES - Frank, DL1FT will be active as ES0FTZ from Saaremaa Island (EU-034)
         on 11-21 July. He plans to operate on 15, 17, 20, 30, 40 and 80
         metres. His web site (in German language) is at
         http://www.funkexpedition.de/estland [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
G - The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) will be represented by
         GB7HQ in this year's IARU HF World Championship. Expect activity on
         all the HF contest bands on both CW and SSB. QSL via G3TXF (direct,
         bureau and LOTW). Further information, including the awards
         programme for contacting GB7HQ on various bands/modes, can be found
         at http://www.gb7hq.com [TNX G4IRN]
HL - A group of operators from the Gwangju DX Club will be active as
         6L0NJ/4 from Ch'ung Island (AS-060) starting around 6 UTC on 14 July
         through 3 UTC on the 17th. They plan to be active on 160-6 metres
         CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via HL4XM. Logs will be available at
         http://www.dx.or.kr/ [TNX DS4DLK]
I - Matteo/IZ5HSK, Riccardo/IZ5JMX and Massimo/IZ5ILF will be active as
         IA5/homecall from Capraia Island (EU-028, IIA LI-020) until around
         16 UTC on 7 July. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX IZ5HSK]
I - Look for Diego, IZ5JOB/p and Luca, IZ5IPA/p to operate from Scoglio
         dello Sparviero (EU-028, IIA GR-007) on 7 July. [TNX IZ5CYZ]
I - Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the death of Guglielmo
         Marconi, Luigi/IV3LNQ will operate as IA3GM until 30 September. QSL
         via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX IV3LNQ]
JA - Celebrating the Sendai Tanabata Festival, special event station
         8J7VENUS will be active (on 80-10 metres SSB with some digital
         modes, plus 6m) until 31 August. On 6-8 July look for 8J7VENUS/7 to
         be operated from Tashiro Island (AS-117, JIIA AS-117-059). QSL via
         JH7YES. [TNX www.islandchaser.com]
KH0 - Kay, JH0MRP (AC5TB) and Nao, JK1FNL (NA8O) will operate as AC5TB/KH0
         and NA8O/KH0 from Saipan (OC-086) on 13-16 July for the IARU HF
         World Championship. Outside the contest they will be active on 30,
         17, 12 and 6 metres. QSL via their Japanese home calls. [TNX JK1FNL]
KL - Mike, W7ASF and Richard, N7TCO will be active as W7ASF/KL7 from
         Prince of Wales Island (NA-041), Alaska on 22-30 July, IOTA Contest
         included. QSL direct or via bureau. [TNX VA3RJ]
LX - LX0HQ will be representing the Luxembourg Amateur Radio Society (RL)
         during this year's IARU HF World Championship. Four stations will be
         active from two different locations, Eschdorf (QTH of LX7I) and
         Esebuer (QTH of LX0RL). QSL via LX1KQ. [TNX LX2A]
OY - Roger, G3SXW and Nigel, G3TXF will operate CW only as OY/homecall
         from the Faroe Islands (EU-018) on 6-8 July. This will be a low-key
         CW-only activity, with OY/G3SXW operating on 40 and 20 metres and
         OY/G3TXF operating on 30 metres. As their visit coincides with the
         VHF Field Day, an attempt will be made to be on 50 MHz during the
         eight-hour 6m session (14-22 UTC) on 7 July. QSL via home calls,
         direct or bureau. E-mail requests for bureau cards can be sent to
         the addresses published on http://www.g3txf.com/dxtrip/OY/OY.html
PJ2 - Carsten/ DL6LAU, Jan/DJ8NK and Joachim/DL8OBQ will be active as
         PJ2/homecall from Curacao (SA-006), Netherlands Antilles on 9-16
         July. QSL via home calls. They plan to participate in the IARU HF
         World Championship (14-15 July) as PJ2HQ (QSL via N9AG) in the
         Multi-Multi category. [TNX VA3RJ]
S5 - Slovenia (ZRS) will be represented S50HQ in the IARU HF World
         Championship. A multi-op team will cover 10, 15, 20, 40, 80 and 160
         metres both SSB and CW. QSL via bureau. [TNX S50U]
SM - Eric, SM1TDE will participate in the IOTA Contest as SA1A from
         Gotland Island (EU-020). He will operate CW only. QSL via home call.
         [TNX SM1TDE]
SV9 - Paolo, IK2MLS reports he will be active holiday style as SV9/IK2MLS
         from Crete (EU-015) on 15-27 July. He plans to operate SSB on the HF
         bands, 6 and 2 metres. QSL via home call.
T8 - Hide/JM1LJS (T80W, http://radio-dream.com/t80w/), Motoaki/JE1EKS
         (T88EK) and Koya/JI5RPT (T88PT, http://www.ji5rpt.com/t88pt/) will
         be active from Koror (OC-009), Palau on 13-18 July. They plan to
         operate on 40-6 metres SSB and CW, plus satellite. QSL via home
         calls. [TNX JI5RPT]
TA - TA1FR, TA1HZ and TA2RX will operate as TC25SG on 11-15 July to
         celebrate the 25th anniversary of the foundation of the Turkish
         Coast Guard Command. All day multiband operation is planned for the
         IARU HF World Championship weekend. QSL via TA1HZ, direct or bureau.
         [TNX TA1HZ]
TA - The new dates for YM1907FB [425DXN 843] are 19-26 July. QSL via
         TA3YJ, direct or bureau. [TNX TA3YJ]
TK - Jack, HB9TL reports he will be active as TK/HB9TL from Corsica on
         18-30 July. He plans to operate SSB on 10-80 metres. QSL direct to
         HB9QR.
UA - Mike, RW1AI will participate in the IARU HF World Championship as
         RW1AI/0 from ITU Zone 75. He will remain there until mid-August,
         then he will move to the drifting station "North Pole 35" and be
         active as R35NP for several months. QSL via home call, direct
         (Mikhail Fokin, P.O. Box 13, St. Petersburg 193312, Russia) or
         bureau. [TNX RW1AI]
UR - Special callsign EM75IG will be aired on all bands until 10 July
         from Gorlovka to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Donetsk
         region. QSL via UR7IA, direct or bureau. [TNX UR7IA]
UR - Sam/UT9FJ, Alex/UR5FEL and Petro/UR5FCZ will be active as homecall/p
         from Berezan Island (EU-179, UIA BS-02, ARLHS UKR-035) on 25-30
         July, IOTA Contest included. QSL via home calls. [TNX UT9FJ]
V3 - Colin, KU5B will be active as V31UB from Belize on 12-17 July. He
         plans to operate most nights on the HF bands SSB and CW, with a
         minimal plan to operate on 6 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX NG3K]
V8 - Steve, 9M6DXX will be active as V8FEO from Brunei on 11-15 July. He
         plans to operate on 10-80 metres SSB, and to participate in the IARU
         HF World Championship. QSL via M5AAV, direct or bureau. [TNX 9M6DXX]
VP2V - Cal/WF5W, Paul/W5PF, Bill/K5WAF, Bob/WB5IUU and Nancy/WZ8C will
         operate as VP2V/homecall from Tortola, British Virgin Islands
         (NA-023) on 11-18 July. They will participate in the FISTS Sprint CW
         Contest (13 July) and in the IARU HF World Championship. All QSLs
         via W5PF. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW. The web page for the
         operation is at http://www.tdxs.net/VP2V.html
W - The Boeing Employees Amateur Radio Operators North Society (BEARONS)
         will run a special event station under their club call, W7FLY, to
         commemorate the rollout ceremony for Boeing's newest commercial jet,
         the 787 Dreamliner. Expect activity on 8-9 July, on 20, 40 and 80
         metres. QSL via KN7T. [TNX VA3RJ]
W - Terry, W6WTG will be active as W6I from Anacapa Island (NA-144) on
         27-29 July, IOTA Contest included. He plans to operate on 20 metres
         SSB running battery power. QSL via N2OWL. [TNX www.islandchaser.com]
W - Manfred, VA3RMF will participate in the IOTA Contest as VA3RMF/W1
         from Bailey Island (NA-137, USI ME-022S). Before and after the
         contest he will try to go and operate from Orr's Island (not IOTA,
         USI ME-038S). [TNX VA3RMF]
YB - Special event callsign YE39AR will be aired on all bands and modes
         on 9-11 July to celebrate the 39th anniversary of ORARI, the
         Indonesian IARU society, and their National Convention. QSL via
         bureau, or direct to P.O. Box 8000, Jakarta 11000, Indonesia. [TNX
         YB0ECT]
ZF - Eddie, N2EK will be operating holiday style as ZF2EK from Grand
         Cayman (NA-016) on 13-20 July. QSL home call. [TNX N2EK]

CARIBBEAN TOUR ---> Frank, K3TRM will be active as V26RM from Antigua
(NA-100) until 10 July, and - hopefully as VP2MRM - from Montserrat (NA-103)
on 11-14 July. He operates SSB, CW, RTTY on 80-6 metres (he has also received
permission to operate on 60 metres from Antigua). QSL for both calls via home
call, direct or bureau. Further information can be found at www.k3trm.com
[TNX NG3K]

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

AEGEAN VHF CONTEST ---> The Aegean VHF Contest (the Greek VHF and 6m contest,
SSB and CW) takes place on 7-8 July. Entrants are expected from all Greek
mainland areas (SV1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7), as well as from the Dodecanese (SV5),
Crete (SV9) and other Greek islands (SV8). Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A might give
out a few points from Mount Athos. [TNX SV8CYV]

QSL ST2R ---> Slavko, S57DX says that direct requests for ST2R are being
replied to right now. The address for direct cards is Slavko Celarc, Ob
Igriscu 8, 1360 Vrhnika, Slovenia.

QSL ZA/Z35M ---> Vlado went QRT from Albania on 27 June, after five years and
113,000 QSOs. QSL direct to Vladimir Kovaceski, P.O. Box 10, Struga, 6330,
Macedonia. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]

QSL VIA PG5M ---> Gerben (www.dx.to) has received from the printer the cards
for his 9M2/PG5M operation from Sibu and Rawa (AS-046), Pangkor (AS-072),
Ketam (AS-074) and Spratly (AS-051). All direct requests are in the mail, and
he will now start processing all bureau requests. Please note that 1 USD is
not enough to cover the postage for a 0-20 gram letter outside Europe. [TNX
PG5M]

+ SILENT KEY + Hanina Luria, 4X4MU, one of the best known amateur radio
operators in Israel, passed away a few days ago. [TNX 4X6ZK]

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                         *** NEWS FROM THE WEB ***
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                          Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

C6ARI: A video of the C6ARI operation from Cay Sal Bank (NA-219) is
              available at http://www.qslnet.de/c6ari [TNX DL5YWM]
IOTA WEBSITE: The new IOTA website (www.rsgbiota.org) has been up and running
              since 21 June. It includes many innovative improvements, and
              contains also many new features including the ability to view
              one's own record of island groups confirmed. Soon it will be
              possible - for registered users - to claim additional credits
              on-line and even to claim credit for IOTA Contest QSOs without
              the need for QSL card verification. The site was developed
              primarily by Dominic Smith (M0BLF), with Martin Atherton
              (G3ZAY) acting as the liaison between the project team and the
              IOTA Committee. Enquires about the website can be emailed to
              IOTA.online_at_rsgb.org.uk
QSL GALLERY: The large collection of QSL cards (4500+) on Les Nouvelle DX's
              web site has been updated. Ten different galleries include
              cards for the ten Most Wanted DXCC Entities (150+ QSLs), each
              of the 58 deleted DXCC entities (700+ QSLs), obsolete prefixes
              (2000+ QSLs), stations from Magrebh from 1945 to 1962 (150+
              QSLs), Antarctic bases (600+ QSLs) & TAAF (Terres Australes and
              Antarctiques Francaises, 230 QSLs), the various rare French
              DXCC island Entities (100+ QSLs), pre-1945 countries (200+
              QSLs), French Departments and USA. Several cards are still
              needed and your participation is encouraged - please visit
              http://LesNouvellesDX.free.fr and send send your comments to
              LesNouvellesDX_at_free.fr [TNX F6AJA]
TOP LISTS: The latest Topband, Topmode and Toplist listings are now
              available at http://www.425dxn.org/awards/toplist/index.html.
              Please send your scores, as well as any request for further
              information, to Erminio Pandocchi, I2EOW (i2eow_at_ari.it

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

===================================================================
CALL MANAGER CALL MANAGER CALL MANAGER
===================================================================
3G100S XQ1KY EU940OR UA3FDX SN600P SP4KCM
3V8SS DD9HK (a) FO/N1DL N1DL SN750BK SP9PKZ
3Z50KCR SP5KCR GC3SBL/p G8VPR SN750C SP9PKZ
4L3Y DK6CW HC1HC NE8Z ST2A T93Y
4L4WW EA7FTR HF15SZL SP5PSL ST2KSS ST2M
4N160SRS YU1SRS HF1HF SP1DTG SV0JD/8 DL6NBA
4O3DX YU1FW HF1PBW SP1DPA SV0LR HB9LDR
5H0RS IT9YVO HG46FC HA5BSW SX5RHO SV5FRD
5H3EE DL4SM (b) HK4QMH EA5KB T77GO I4ZQS
5N8NDP IK5JAN HP2/CX2AM CX2AM T94CT K2PF
5P1DX OZ6B HP2/CX3AN CX2AM T960ARA T94GB
5P6PI OZ6PI HP2/CX4CR CX2AM TM4KAR F5KEK
5X1GS WB2YQH HV0A IK0FVC TM5MRP F5KGR
5Z4ES K3PD HZ1MD/m PA2V TM5VDM F6KMB
6M0W HL5BMX IM0GG IS0JMA TM7EO F1HP
6M22 DS2TXG IQ1DR/p IW1DQS TM8VDM F6KJU
7U5CI OM3CGN IQ4AX IZ4EFN U4MIR RN3DK
7X2EB EA7FTR IR1OS IZ4HWA UE1CDX RN1CW
9G5ZS ZS6EGB IR9P IW9HMQ UE1OTA RZ1OA
9M6XRO M5AAV IU2IPY IK2QPR UE1RFF/1 UA1RJ
A25SL W5SL J79RM NA9N UE1RLH RA1QY
AN1A EA1AST JW1CCA LA1CCA UE3OFF/1 RA3QSY
AO5AAB EC5AAB LG5LG LA4EKA UE3QRP/3 UA3LMR
AO5BJU EB5BJU LU4DX EA5KB UE6MAC RZ6MF
AO5EH EA5EH MJ0ASP F5SHQ UE9CXK DL6XK
AO5ET EA5ET NP4A W3HNK UN3M EA7FTR
AO5FKQ EA5FKQ OH0Z W0MM UN7MMM EA7FTR
AO5GS EA5GS OJ0/OH3RM OH3RM UQ8GU UN8GU
AO5KB EA5KB OJ0VR OH1VR V44KJ WB2TSL
AO5KV EA5KV ON60AF ON6KN V73NS WD8CRT
AO5TT EA5TT ON60EKO ON4EKO V8MQM W3HNK
AO5YJ EA5YJ ON60NOK ON7YX VC3R VA3VKK
AO7A EA7NL OP0P ON6DP VE2IDX VE3ZF
AP2TN DJ9ZB OP1W ON6CW VE9DX K2NJ
BD3APX/2 BD3APX OQ7M ON7EM VF0X VE3IKV
CN4P EA5XX OQ7Q ON7RN VK9LWE VK1PWE
CO6DW EA5KB OR6C ON6CR VP2EDH W7XU
CO7PH W3HNK OX3PG WA0SMQ VP2EREM WB2REM
CX6VM W3HNK OX3YY OZ7YY VP6TD ZL2HGR
D2EEX CT1EEX PB6KNRM PA7DA VP8DIZ G7KMZ
DA0UBOOT DK9OS PC650EDAM PD3BL VR10BG VR2BG
DL100DAN DK1QO PC6REC PA9DX VR10NN WA4WTG
DU3NXE W3HNK R41WP RA3LBA VR10PX VR2PX
EA8/G7COD/A G0OYH R70PW UA9AB VR10UW VR2UW
EI70FOY EI8EM SC300VL SK6HD VR10VAC VR2VAC
EJ/G3ZAY G3ZAY SJ9WL LA4EKA VR10XLN VR2XLN
EJ/M0HSW M0HSW SN0EL SP1KRF VR10XMT VR2XMT
EJ/M0TJH M0TJH SN0FY SP9FY WP4NRT WP4NRX
EK3GM IK2QPR SN100S SP9ZHR XV2JX JM3UML
EM75IG UR7IA SN10P SP9KJU YP1900D YO5BFJ
EM75ISI UT5SI SN10POW SP6ZJP ZA/UT7DW DK6CW
EN80AL UT8AL SN1LH SP3VT ZB2FX G3RFX
EN80AS UT8AS SN50PTU SP2PTU ZY5P PP5BZ

(a) 21 June-5 July (b) bureau

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                          Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

5H3EE Mike Stange, P.O. Box 78364, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
6M0MM Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety Club Station, 19 Gusungdong,
        Yousunggu, Daejeon 305-338, Korea
E21EJC Kob, P.O. Box 20, Siam University, Bangkok 10163, Thailand
EL2BA H. Walcott Benjamin Sr., 285 St. Marks Place, Suite 4-L, Staten
Island, NY 10301, USA
HS0ZCW Charles Harpole, 86/1 Moo 4, Tambon Bankok, Amper Meung, Samut Sakhon
        74000, Thailand
IW9HMQ Mauro Platania, Via Etnea 447/a, 95030 Gravina di Catania - CT, Italy
N1DL Karl Geng, 285 Grande Way #1803, Naples, FL 341210, USA
RX3RC Roman A. Novikov, P.O. Box 21, 392000 Tambov, Russia
UA1RJ Yuri G. Sinitso, P.O. Box 23, Vologda, 160000 Russia
UA4WHX Vladimir M. Bykov, P.O. Box 2040, Izhevsk, 426000, Russia
UR7IA Leonid Aniskin, P.O. Box 1901, Gorlovka-46, 84646 Ukraine
UX3IA Alex V. Bataron, P.O. Box 34, Gorlovka-1, 84601 Ukraine
VE3ZF Igor Slakva, 105 La Rose Avenue, PH #1410, Etobicoke, Ontario M9P
        1A9, Canada
VK1PWE A.S. Whitton, 34 Haystack Crescent, Palmerston Act 2913, Australia

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