[425ENG] 425 DX News #867

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15 December 2007 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 867
                         *** 4 2 5 D X N E W S ***
                         **** DX INFORMATION ****
                          Edited by IK1ADH & I1JQJ
                        Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

5B - On 1 January 2008 the official currency of the Republic of Cyprus
         will change from the Cyprus Pound to the Euro. To celebrate this
         historic event, members of the Pafos District of the Cyprus Amateur
         Radio Society will use the call C4EURO throughout 2008. Expect
         activity on the HF and VHF bands, SSB, CW and digital modes. QSL via
         5B4AGC. [TNX 5B4AHJ]
CT3 - Luis, CT3EE will be active again, mainly on 20 and 40 metres, as
         CT9EPC on 22-28 December. This is a special callsign for the EPC
         (European PSK Club, http://eu.srars.org/) members on Madeira Island.
         QSL direct to CT3EE. [TNX MM0DFV]
FO_mar - Jouko/OH1RX, Pertti/OH2PM, Veijo/OH6KN and Juha/OH8NC will be active
         from Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands (OC-027) on 9-22 January. They
         plan to have up to three stations running and to concentrate on
         160-30 metres. Suggested frequencies are: 1822, 3502, 3523, 7008,
         7023, 10108, 14008, 14023, 18068, 21008, 21023, 24898 and 28008 kHz
         (CW); 1845, 3790, 7050, 19195, 18145, 21295, 24945 and 28495 kHz
         (SSB); 14080, 21080 and 28070 kHz (RTTY). QSL via OH2PM, direct or
         bureau. [TNX OH2PM]
HI - Simone, IZ5JNQ reports he will be active from Santo Domingo,
         Dominican Republic on 8-26 January. He plans to operate SSB and
         digital modes on 10, 15 and 20 metres. QSL via home call.
I - Special callsign II4TRI will be aired on all bands and modes from
         Reggio Emilia on 5-20 January, to celebrate the 211th anniversary of
         the first Italian tricolour flag. QSL via IK4SWX, direct or bureau.
         [TNX IK4MSV]
LU_so - LU1ZA (operator Raul) is active from the Argentine base Orcadas on
         Laurie Island, South Orkneys (AN-008). He can be found on the
         Antarctic DX Net between 23 and 2 UTC on +/- 7093 kHz. QSL via
         LU4DXU. [TNX F5PFP]
LZ - The Balkan Contest Club will operate as LZ130LO from 1 January
         through 31 March to commemorate the 130th anniversary of the end of
         the Russo-Turkish War, which established Bulgaria as an autonomous
         principality. QSL via LZ1KZA. Information on the relevant award can
         be found at qrz.com under LZ130LO. [TNX LZ1ZF]
OZ - OZ7AEI, OZ5FM and naybe others will be active from the four
         lighthouses as Aggertange on Vendsyssel/Thy (EU-171) on 15 December.
         They plan to operate on 20 and 40 metres (schedule information at
         http://oz7aei.qrz.dk/). QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX
P4 - Marty, W2CG will be active as P40CG from Aruba (SA-036) on 17-31
         December. He plans to operate during his evenings (00-05 UTC) on
         10-80 metres CW, SSB and maybe some RTTY. QSL via home call, direct
         or bureau. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW. [TNX W2CG]
PZ - The PZ5YV expedition to Paramaribo, Suriname, organized by the 4M5DX
         Group [425DXN 857], is planned to take place on 5-11 January. A
         multi-national team of operators hosted by Ramon/PZ5RA (Olli/OH0XX,
         Spiros/SV8CS, Alex/YV5SSB, Jose/YV5TX, Juan/EA8CAC, Ramon/XE1KK,
         Diego/LU8ADX) is expected to have three stations active on 160-6
         metres CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL via IT9DAA, direct or bureau.
         Logs will be uploaded to LoTW. Complete information, including
         suggested frequencies and on-line logs, can be found at
T8 - Kazu, JA0VSH and his wife Miyuki, JG0PBJ will be active from
         Pohnpei, Micronesia (OC-010) from 28 December to 3 January. They
         will operate V63KZ (Kazu), V63MP (Miyuki) and V63BBQ (club call) on
         160-10 metres CW and SSB. All QSLs direct to JA0VSH (Kazuhide
         Maruyama, 1-25-49 Iruma, Chofu, Tokyo 182-0004, Japan). [TNX JA1ELY]
V4 - Mike/W1USN, Bob/AA1M and Scott/W1SSR will be active from St. Kitts
         (NA-104) from 28 February to 7 March. They plan to operate CW, SSB
         and PSK on 160-10 metres . QSL via home calls. [TNX AA1M]
VE - Hisato, JA1DOT (ex-7K1WLE) will be active as VY0/JA1DOT from
         Resolute Bay, Cornwallis Island (NA-009) on 18-27 December. He plans
         to operate CW, SSB and RTTY with 500 watts and a vertical antenna,
         and to concentrate on the low bands. QSL via home call. [TNX The
         Daily DX]
VE - Igor, VE3ZF will be active as VE2IDX from Orleans Island (NA-128,
         CISA QC-007) on 28-29 December during the RAC Canada Winter Contest.
         Before and after contest he will be signing VE3ZF/2. His main
         frequencies will be 14260 kHz (daytime) and 3795/7260 kHz (during
         the night). QSL via home call. [TNX VE3ZF]
YV - The Grupo DX Caracas organizes an operation from Mount Roraima to
         take place in the second half od December. Mount Roraima (2810
         metres a.s.l.) marks the border between Venezuela, Brazil and
         Guyana. Special station YW6R will be active for a few days on HF
         and VHF from the triple border point on the summit. QSL via
         operator's instructions. [TNX YV5EED]

                         *** 4 2 5 D X N E W S ***
                         **** GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
                          Edited by IK1ADH & I1JQJ
                        Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The latest issue (November 2007) is now available
at http://www.425dxn.org/monthly/index.html. Articles and pictures should be
sent to Nicola Baldresca, IZ3EBA (iz3eba_at_ari.it).

BS7H & ZL8R ---> The BS7H (Scarborough Reef 2007, 58 minutes) and ZL8R
(Kermadec Islands 2006, 46 minutes) videos, produced by James Brooks, 9V1YC
are finished; purchase information can be found at http://www.dxvideos.com/

CQ DX MARATHON ---> The CQ DX Marathon is a year-long DX hunt, with
participants competing to see who can work the greatest number of countries
("entities") and CQ zones over the course of a full year, then starting again
at zero at the beginning of the next year. This year's Marathon began at
00.00 UTC on 1 January and will end at 23.59 UTC on 31 December. It is now
time to start gathering your country and zone contacts made in 2007, and
enter them onto the official DX Marathon score sheet available at
http://www.dxmarathon.com. All logs must be submitted no later than 31
January 2008. The 2008 Marathon will start at 00.00 UTC on 1 January. [TNX

CROATIAN CW CONTEST ---> Hrvatski Radioamaterski Savez, the Croatian Amateur
Radio Association, invites radioamateurs all over the world to participate in
12th Croatian CW Contest on 15-16 December (from 14 UTC to 14 UTC). Complete
details can be found at http://www.9acw.org [TNX 9A6XX]

LOGS ---> On-line logs and pictures of Yannick, HH2FYD (F6FYD) can be found
on the Clipperton DX Club's web site at
http://www.cdxc.org/dxp/2007-HH2FYD/hh2fyd-fr.htm [TNX F5NQL]

LOGS: On-line logs for CW2C (WAE RTTY + ARRL 10m), IK1PMR/CX, K2LEO/CX,
LU/IK1PMR, ZP0R (CQWW CW + TARA Melee), ZP6/IK1PMR and ZP6/IZ1GLO are now
available at http://www.ik1pmr.com/logs/. The QSL cards will be printed in
January. [TNX IK1PMR]

NEW AWARD ---> The "World Lakes Award" will soon be available from Paco Gil,
EA5OL. Information can be found at http://worldlakes.info [TNX EA5OL]

QSL VIA W3HNK ---> Effective immediately, Joe Arcure, W3HNK is the new QSL
manager for the following calls: J3/N0VD, KE9KD, N0VD, PJ2/N0VD, PJ4/N0VD,
VP5/N0VD and VP5D. Kelly, N0VD still has a handful of direct QSLs that he
will be replying to shortly. If you have sent a bureau card for any of the
above calls, it will be forwarded to Joe and you should have a reply back to
your bureau soon. [TNX N0VD]

+ SILENT KEYS + Recently reported Silent Keys include:
Franklin J. Phillips, AB5J William D. Snyder, W0LHS
Derek Wintle, GU4GG William A. Kuning, W3BY
John M. Fisher, K2JF Diehl Martin, W4TI
Roger Bowe, LX1BI Chuck Bailey, W7YU
Antoni Czech, SP9ERV Dan Umberger, Sr., W8ZCQ
Wolf Baron, TI2BY T.K.S. Sidey, ZL4AZ


QSLs received direct or through managers: 3B7C, 3B8CF, 3D2WW, 3DA0VB, 3DA0VM,
4L0B, 4O3A, 4S7HIG, 5H1BC (AF-032), 5H3VMB, 5H3VMB/3 (AF-075), 5H3VMB/5
(AF-074), 5N8NDP, 5R8RJ, 5X1NH, 5X1VB, 5Z4/UA4WHX (AF-040), 5Z4/UA4WHX
(AF-067), 7P8JF, 7Q7CE, 7Q7VB, 8J0N, 9G5AC, 9G5ZS, 9J2BO, 9J2VB, 9K2HN,
9L1JT, 9U0A, 9X0VB, A22/JA2ATV, A41MX, AH0BT, AO9IB, BD7KLO/7, C6AQO
(NA-113), C91KDJ, C91VB, C98BWW, CN2R, CN8KD, CV5D, CX3AN, D20VB, D88S,
FW0MO (OC-054), GH6UW (EU-099), H40MY, HC2SL, HC8N, HL0LPM/3 (AS-080), HQ9R
(NA-057), HR9/KJ4XP, HV0A, J20VB, J39BS, JW/G3SXW, JW/G3TXF, K1B, KD3CQ/p,
KH7XS, KL7HBK, KP2/K3TEJ, KP2/W2UDT, LX7I, N8S, OA6/IZ7ATN/p (SA-098), OH8L,
OJ0B, OX3XR, OY3QN, P29NI (OC-283), P29VCX (OC-284), P29VLR (OC-256),
PJ7/K1XM, PZ5XX, R1AND, RA0ALM, RA0AZ, RK1B/p (EU-133), RU6DX/p, RV9FQ,
S79SG, SK6M/p (EU-043), T77C, T88DJ, T93J, TA4HZ, TC0DX, TI/DL2AWG, TI4CF,
(OC-139), VK6CHI (OC-193), VK6YS/p (OC-164), VO1J, VP2MRT, VP5/W5SJ,


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