[425ENG] 425 DX News #870

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5 January 2008 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 870
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                         **** DX INFORMATION ****
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                          Edited by IK1ADH & I1JQJ
                        Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

3A - Ghis, ON5NT will be active as 3A/ON5NT from Monaco on 23-27 January.
         He plans to operate mainly during his morning and evening hours.
         [TNX F6AJA and Les Nouvelles DX]
3Y0 - Petrus, 3Y0E made a couple of contacts with ZS and PY stations on 30
         December. He is trying a new strategy to get Bouvet into pileups:
         until further notice 3Y0E will call CQ on 14200 kHz between 16 and
         17.30 UTC. Petrus will work simplex until he gets more acquainted
         with the radio equipment. Please check http://3y0e.com/ for updates.
6W - Jacques, F6HMJ will be active as 6W/F6HMJ from Senegal on 8-29
         January. [TNX f6AJA and Les Nouvelles DX]
9A - Special event station 9A35RKP will be active during 2008 to
         celebrate the 35th anniversary of Croatian radio club "Pazin". QSL
         via 9A7P.
DL - Special station DR8M will be active until 31 December to celebrate
         the 850th anniversary of the city of Munich. Information on the
         relevant award can be found at
         http://www.darc.de/distrikte/c/PDF/Diplom_Beding.htm [TNX DL8FA]
FJ - Yuichi, JR2KDN and Paul, F6EXV will be active from the newest DXCC
         Entity, Saint-Barthelemy (NA-146) on 6-20 January. With the help and
         support of FJ5DX, FJ5AB and FJ5KH, they will operate SSB, CW and
         RTTY as TO5FJ 10-160 metres. QSL via F6EXV. Further information and
         on-line logs at http://www.f6exv.org [TNX F6EXV]
FO_mar - The main targets for the 9-22 January operation [425DXN 867] from
         Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands (OC-027) are the low bands, Europe and
         the US East Coast. The Finnish team (Jouko/OH1RX, Pertti/OH2PM,
         Veijo/OH6KN and Juha/OH8NC) is aiming at logging 20-30k QSOs, the
         40% on 1.8-10 MHz and the 30% with Europe. They will have up to
         three stations running from two different locations on the following
         suggested frequencies:
         CW 1822 3523 7023 10108 14008 18068 21008 24898 28008
         SSB 1845 3790 7050 - 14195 18145 21295 24945 28495
         RTTY - - - - 14080 - 21080 28080 -
         The pilot station will be Martti, OH2BH (msg-60_at_oh2bh.fi).
         QSL via OH2PM, direct or bureau. Complete information can be found
         at http://sm0w.com/marquesas/.
HI - Simone, IZ5JNQ says 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 EB7DX.
HS - Simon Luttrell has been living permanently in Thailand since 2002.
         He has held a British licence (G6JFY) for more than twenty years
         and, having just received his Thai licence (HS0ZIB), he is in the
         process of setting up a permanent HF station at his hotel on Phuket
         Island (AS-053). [TNX HS0ZIB]
J2 - Mala, F4FMI will operate as J20MB from Djibouti through March.
         Expect activity on 20, 17 et 15 metres SSB QSL via home call. [TNX
         F5NQL]
VP6D - The final countdown for the VP6DX Ducie Island team (DL3DXX, DL6FBL,
         DL6LAU, DL8LAS, ES5TV, K3NA, N5IA, RA3AUU, SP3DOI, SP5XVY, SV1JG,
         UA3AB and WA6CDR) has started.
         The team expects to reach the island at the local sunrise on 9
         February and to be QRV not earlier than the local night on the 11th.
         They plan to set up seven stations on two widely separated
         locations, with one 26m-tall vertical for 160m, five 4-Squares (80,
         40 and 30m), five vertical dipole arrays (20, 17, 15, 12 and 10m)
         and one 5-element Yagi for 6m. Actual QRT time will be dictated by
         weather and sea forecasts; if conditions are good, operations will
         end on 28 February.
         QSL via DL6LAU, direct only (Carsten Esch, Drosselweg 3, 21376
         Salzhausen, Germany). Bureau card requests will be accepted only
         through the Online QSL Request System, which can be used for direct
         cards as well (see www.vp6dx.com for full information on QSLling).
         All of the remaining QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the
         bureau after 8-12 months.
         "This is really quite a major serious expedition with a huge amount
         of hardware intended to make working 'everyone' possible", DL6LAU
         says. "We are doing all this to make a standout presence on the
         lowbands in particular, and all the bands in general. We are going
         to a major amount of effort to make simultaneous operation in the
         same band not only functional, but darn near perfect". Donations are
         still being sought: details on how to contribute, news, on-line logs
         and much more can be found at http://www.vp6dx.com

CARIBBEAN TRIP ---> Gregg, W6IZT will be active as PJ7/W6IZT from Sint
Maarten (NA-105) on 6-8 and 11-13 January (QSL via AI4U) and from the FJ5KH
club station on St. Barthelemy (NA-146) on 9-11 January (QSL via the qrz.com
address). [TNX W3UR]

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

DXCC NEWS ---> DXCC Manager Bill Moore, NC1L reports that the the following
2007 operations have been approved for DXCC credit:
5L2MS Liberia S79UU Seychelles
D2NX Angola S79AB Seychelles

EUCW 160M CONTEST ---> The Union Francaise des Telegraphistes (UFT, the
French EUCW society) sponsors the annual European CW 160 Meter Contest, which
will be held on 5 January (20-23 UTC) and on 6 January (4-7 UTC). Rules can
be found at http://www.uft.net, where it also possible to download the
software written by Alain, F6ENO. [TNX F5NQL]

HAM INTERVIEWS ---> Rob Aartman, PA3GVI has a nice collection of interviews
to amateur radio operators on his website (http://www.sitekreator.com/pa3gvi)

IOTA BASH ---> The fourth annual IOTA Bash will be held on 14-15 March at the
QTH of AD5A, Mike Crownover in Boerne, Texas. The agenda is being finalized
and will include presentations on some of the most recent IOTA expeditions
and a nice social programme. Details will be available on the IREF website
(www.islandradio.org). [TNX AD5A]

LOGS ---> Thanks to Tim Totten, N4GN a log search for the 18-26 December
FJ/OH2AM operation from Saint-Barthelemy is now available at www.n4gn.com/fj/
- this is a "traditional" web search, but you can also perform a web search
with results returned via e-mail (www.n4gn.com/logsearches), a straight
e-mail search (fj-log_at_n4gn.com) and a search via mobile phone (wap.n4gn.com).

LOGS ---> Tony, XE1GRR reports that the logs for the November-December 2007
activities from Socorro and Clarion, Revilla Gigedo Islands (6E4LM, XF4YK and
XF4YW) are now available at http://www.6e4lm.xedx.org

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)

QSL GALLERY ---> The large collection of QSL cards (more than 4900) on Les
Nouvelles DX's web site has been updated. Ten different galleries include
cards for the ten Most Wanted DXCC Entities (160+ QSLs), each of the 58
deleted DXCC entities (700+ QSLs), obsolete prefixes (1900+ QSLs), stations
from Magrebh from 1945 to 1962 (200+ 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 (250+ 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]

QSL MANAGER OFFERED ---> Frank, N3ZOM is willing to offer his services to to
any amateur radio station outside the US. He can be contacted by e-mail using
the address at qrz.com [TNX N3ZOM]

QSL VIA RN3DK ---> Alexander says the new QSL cards for R3K, RS0ISS and NA1SS
are expected from the printer in late January. Direct requests without
sufficient return postage (IRCs are better than USDs) will be processed via
the bureau. If you do not receive your card(s), please e-mail Alexander at
rn3dk_at_mail.ru.

QSL VIA VK4FW ---> Bill Horner, VK4FW says that "all QSLing has been
postponed till further notice for all calls I manage", as he expects to be
away from home for at least a couple of months. [TNX K1XN and The Golist]

+ SILENT KEYS + Ad van Tilborg, PA0ADT passed away on 23 December at 64 years
of age. He was the PACC Contest Manager for years. The PACC will continue in
his memory - this year's event will take place on 9-10 February (complete
details at http://www.dutchpacc.com)
Other recently reported Silent Keys include:
Jean Jaquenoud, 3A2BF Dale A. Hoppe, K6UA
Pierre Anderhalt, 3A2CN Tim Hulick, W9QQ
Antonio Quaranta, I7DQX Bill Pickford, ZL4AW
Giuseppe Loreti, I0AOF

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

===================================================================
CALL MANAGER CALL MANAGER CALL MANAGER
===================================================================
3D2BV JA1PBV EY8CQ DJ1MM R1ANR RZ3BJ
3D2HC DL9HCU EY8DQ DJ1MM R450W RZ9WWH
3Y0E LZ3HI FJ5KH FJ5DX R450WA RW9WA
4K5D K2PF G6PZ GM4FDM R450WB RV9WB
4L1FP LZ1OT GJ4FDM GM4FDM R450WW RU9WW
4U1UN HB9BOU H44V JA1PBV R450WZ RU9WZ
4X8AY F5LGE HB10DX HB9AGH S566D S59DKR
5B8AD W3HNK HB50S HB9AOF SC0XMAS SM0OGQ
5R8FU SM5DJZ HC2SL EA5KB SE2T SM2YIZ
6W1SE JR2KDN HF80SLK SP9PNB SI6T SM7LZQ
6W1SJ T93Y HG200B HA3HK T22V JA1PBV
9A735Z 9A2DM HV50VR IW0GPN T32Z K3PD
9A73AA 9A2AA HV6SP IK0FVC T88RY I2DMI
9A950DM 9A1CCJ II3NIK IZ3JJD TM8P F6KVP
9A950JB 9A3JB II9CAR IW9FRA TR8CA F6CBC
9H3HW DJ6OZ J28OO K2PF TT8CF F4BQO
9J2BO G3TEV JD1BMH JG7PSJ TT8FC EA4AHK
A45WD YO9HP JY4NE K3IRV TY5ZR IK2IQD
A61Q EA7FTR K3N N3YIM UE3DDX/1 RZ3FR
A71EM EA7FTR KC4AAA K1IED UE3GMF RA3GJ
AL7R K9IT KG4GY N5GUY UE3SGK UA3SDY
AT0BSG VU2RBI LA/LX9EG/P LX1NO UE9CRK RV9CQ
C31CT EA3QS LZ130LO LZ1KZA UE9WFJ RX9WN
C33IU G4KEE MJ/F4EGD F4EGD UK8FF W3HNK
C4EURO 5B4AGC MJ/F5CWU F5CWU UK8OK EA7FTR
C4N W3HNK MJ/F5MOO F5MOO UN7AB DL8KAC
CN4MC F4ELJ OC1I DL5WM UN7MMM EA7FTR
CN8IG EA7FTR OC6I DL5WM UN7QF EX2A
CN8KD EA5XX OF2IPA OH4MDY UN7QX W7BO
CN8NK EA5XX OJ1ABOA OH2FFP V63BBQ JA0VSH
CN8YE EA7FTR OL70AMYD OK1DOL V63KZ JA0VSH
CN8ZG EA7FTR OX3YY OZ7YY V63MP JA0VSH
CO6DW EA5KB OY3QN OZ1ACB V73NT JJ2NYT
CP4BT EA5KB P40CG W2CG V73QB JK2TQB
CT3AS DJ8FW P40GH WA2TTI V73RY N7RO
CT9EPC CT3EE P49X W0YK VE2IDX VE3ZF
CU1CB EA5KB PA07XMAS PG7V VK7AAP IK1PMR
CU6NS EA5KB PA25HSG PA4PS VK7CLA IK1PMR
D2NX JH7FQK PC07XMAS PA3AM VQ9JC ND9M
DL40RRDXA DL1YFF PD07SANTA PD0AT W3GRX/KH6 JJ3GRX
DM50KWF DL3KWF PD07XMAS PD2J W5TLH W5AZN
DP0GVN DL5EBE PD08HNY PD0EMR WH0DX JM1LJS
DQ50SAAR DK8VR PF07XMAS PA1WLB XV9TH SK7AX
E7/YT2ED T96C PF30FRG PI4FRG XW1B E21EIC
EA8/G3XAQ G3SWH PG07XMAS PA7JWC YB5AQB OK1DOT
EA8/IZ2DPX IK2DUW PH07XMAS PA4CHE YI9MI AD7MI
EA8/OH4NL OH2BYS PI4H PA4PS YI9QX SP8WQX
EK3GM IK2QPR PI4MRC PA8MO YQ9W YO9WF
EK6LP IK2DUW PI9NOZ/A PA3FZV Z22JE K3PD
EK6TA DJ0MCZ PJ5NA K1NA Z29KM EA7FTR
ET3JA OK3AA PY0FF W9VA ZD7X W0MM
EY8AW DJ1MM PZ5YV IT9DAA ZM6JAM ZL3TX

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

3B8GT Alexey Averkin, P.O. Box 10, Queen Mary Avenue, Floreal, Mauritius
3D2AG Antoine de Ramon N'Yeurt, c/o Sam Torope, P.O. Box 3040, 98846
        Noumea, New Caledonia
3DA0TM Andy Cory, P. O. Box 1033, Mbabane, Swaziland
4S7AB Kamal Edirisinghe, 82 B Walaliyadda, Ellakkala 11116, Sri Lanka
4S7NE Nelson Ranasinghe, 18 Katana Housing Scheme, Demanhandiya 11270, Sri
        Lanka
9J2QQV Ryuji Shishito, C/O JICA-ZI Project, P.O. Box 910062, Mongu, Zambia
DL5WM Gottfried Gerth, Obere Dorfstrasse 13 A, D-09648 Gruenlichtenberg,
        Germany
FJ5DX Phil Delcroix, P.O. Box 213, F-97096 Saint-Barthelemy Cedex, France
I2DMI Francesco Di Michele, P.O. Box 55, 22063 Cantu' - CO, Italy
IT9DAA Corrado Ruscica, P.O. Box 1 (Succ. 1), 96018 Pachino - SR, Italy
JA0VSH Kazuhide Maruyama, 1-25-49 Iruma, Chofu, Tokyo 182-0004, Japan
JG7PSJ Hiroyuki Kawanobe, 1-4-1,Mikamine, Taihaku, Sendai, Miyagi 982-0826,
        Japan
LZ3HI Emil Stoikov, P.O. Box 8, 6000 Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
OH2FFP Mika Kalakoski, Naapurintie 3 B 10, 00940 Helsinki, Finland
VE3ZF Igor Slakva, 105 La Rose Avenue, PH #1410, Etobicoke, Ontario, M9P
        1A9 Canada

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