425 DX News issue #1007

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21 August 2010                                            A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1007
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

3D2    - Franz, DK1II will participate in the Rotahomes Project (to  provide
         basic  cyclone-resistant  shelters  and  living   essentials    for
         destitute families) at Lautoka, Viti Levu  (OC-016),  Fiji  between
         22 August and 10 September. He will operate CW on 40-10  metres  as
         3D2II during his spare time. QSL via home call and  LoTW.  [TNX  DX
3D2_cr - After the  cancellation  of  the  expedition  to  Central  Kiribati
         [425DXN 984], Hrane,  YT1AD  and  David,  K3LP  are  organizing  an
         operation from Conway Reef/Ceva-I-Ra  (OC-112)  to  take  place  on
         1-10 October 2011. A large multi-national team will  be  active  on
         all bands  and  modes.  Further  information  is  expected  in  due
         course. The website for the expedition  is  under  construction  at
         www.yt1ad.info/3d2c/index.html [TNX DX World]
8Q     - Oku, JK1KSB will be active as 8Q7SO from  Mirihi  Island,  Maldives
         (AS-013) on 16-26 September.  He  will  operate  holiday  style  on
         80-10 metres CW, RTTY, SSB and PSK31. QSL  via  JK1KSB,  direct  or
         bureau. [TNX JK1KSB]
9A     - Csaba, DH7KU will be active as 9A/DH7KU from  Krk  Island  (EU-136)
         between 22 August and 3 September. He will  operate  holiday  style
         on 40 and 20 metres CW. QSL via home call. [TNX DH7KU]
9A     - Jan, PA4JJ will be active  again  as  9A/PA4JJ  from  the  Croatian
         mainland (JN65sg) between  22  August  and  9  September.  He  will
         operate mainly PSK31 and/or TYY with a  focus  on  30,  17  and  12
         metres. QSl via home call, direct or bureau (on-line  requests  for
         bureau cards at www.pa4jj.nl). [TNX PA4JJ]
CT7    - The Associacao de  Radioamadores  da  Vila  de  Moscavide  will  be
         active as CS2HNI from within the  premises  of  the  lighthouse  at
         Forte  do  Cavalo  (ARLHS  POR-021)  during    the    International
         Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend (21-22 August). They will operate  SSB
         on 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres.  QSL  via  CT1RVM,  bureau  preferred.
         [TNX VA3RJ]
DL     - Harald, DF6BL will be  active  on  80-10  metres  as  DF6BL/p  from
         Langeness Island (EU-042) on  23-29  August.  QSL  via  home  call,
         bureau preferred. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
EA     - AO1LWF is the special callsign to used from the lighthouse at  Cape
         Finisterre (Cabo Fisterra) during the ILLW. QSL via EA1HNP,  bureau
         preferred. [TNX EA1NT]
EA     - EA1AP, EA1CJ, EA1JJ, EA1SA, EA2JB, EA2RC and EA2RY will  be  active
         as EG1OTA from  Mouro  Island  (EU-142)  on  28-29  August.  Expect
         activity on 80-10 metres. QSL via EA2RC, direct or bureau.
EA     - The Federacion  Digital  EA  will  operate  five  special  stations
         between 27 August and 20 September during La Vuelta a Espana  (Tour
         of Spain), the long distance  road  bicycle  race  celebrating  its
         75th anniversary in 2010: AM7LV (27 August-2 September), AM5LV  (31
         August-7  September),  AM3LV  (5-10   September),    AM1LV    (8-18
         September) and AM4LV (16-20  September).  Further  information  and
         QSLling instructions at http://fediea.org/lavuelta/
EA8    - Members of the Gran Canaria DX Group will participate in  the  ILLW
         as AO8GLH  from  San  Cristobal  lighthouse  on  La  Gomera  Island
         (AF-004). They will have two stations active on CW, SSB  and  RTTY.
         [TNX EA8AKN]
FJ     - Lot, DJ7ZG and Babs, DL7AFS  will  be  active  as  TO7ZG  from  St.
         Bathelemey (NA-146) on  6-20  October.  They  will  operate  mainly
         RTTY, PSK and SSB on  80-10  metres.  QSL  via  DL7AFS,  direct  or
         bureau. Further information and log search  at  www.qsl.net/dl7afs/
         [TNX DJ7ZG]
GM     - Members of the  Sands  Contest  Group  (www.m0scg.org.uk)  and  the
         Workington Radio Club, along with Brendon EI6IZ, will be active  as
         MS0SCG from the Isle of Arran (EU-123)  on  18-25  September.  They
         plan to operate on VHF, HF, SSB, CW and digital modes. [TNX G0VGS]
GW     - Philip, MW0DHF and Ken,  GW1FKY  will  be  active  as  GC4BRS  from
         Flatholm Island (EU-124) and lighthouse on 20-23  August.  QSL  via
         GW0ANA. [TNX DX World]
I      - A group of operators from ARI Genova will be active again  as  IU1L
         from La Lanterna (ARLHS ITA-177, WAIL LI-005) on 21-22  August  for
         the ILLW. QSL direct or bureau. [TNX IZ1BZS]
I      - Domenico, I6HWD will operate CW only from Pedaso Lighthouse  (ARLHS
         ITA-112) during the ILLW. [TNX IK0IXI]
I      - Celebrating the last flag-lowering ceremony  of  the  Italian  Navy
         submarine "Leonardo da Vinci", special event station  II1IALV  will
         be active from La Spezia on 27-29 August. QSL  via  IK8XVA,  direct
         or bureau. [TNX IT9MRM]
JW     - Joe JA1LZR and Yutaka  JQ2GYU  will  be  active  as  JW/HB9LEY  and
         JW/JQ2GYU from Svalbard on 10-14 October. They will operate CW  and
         SSB with a focus on the low bands as well  as  on  30,  17  and  12
         metres. QSL for both callsigns via JQ2GYU, direct or  bureau.  [TNX
OJ0    - The OJ0SARTG DXpedition to  Market  Reef  [425DXN  1003]  has  been
         cancelled due to adverse weather and sea conditions. [TNX DX World]
SV     - Laci, HA0HW will be active  again  as  J48HW  from  Thassos  Island
         (EU-174) from 28 August to 7 September. QSL via home  call,  bureau
         preferred. [TNX HA0HW]
SV5    - Peri, HB9IQB will be active as SV5/HB9IQB from Rhodes  (EU-001)  on
         23-28 August. He will operate CW with a focus  on  30,  17  and  12
         metres. QSl via home call, direct or  bureau,  and  LoTW.  [TNX  DX
T8     - Takio JH3QFL (T88TB) and Haruki JH3KEA (T88KH) will be active  from
         Palau (OC-009) in 19-22 September. They will operate  SSB,  CW  and
         RTTY on 80-6 metres. QSL via home calls,  direct  or  bureau.  [TNX
VE     - Look for Frank, VE7DP/7 and  Klaus,  VE7KDU/7  to  be  active  from
         Digby Island (NA-061) on 19-21 August. They will  also  try  to  go
         and operate from the Dundas Islands  (NA-118)  "some  time  between
         24-28 August". [TNX islandchaser.com]
VE     - George, K3GV will be active as K3GV/VY2 from Prince  Edward  Island
         (NA-029) on 1-30 September. He will be QRV  on  15  and  20  metres
         around the usual IOTA frequencies. QSL via  home  call,  direct  or
         bureau. [TNX K3GV]
VK     - Two operators (Peter, VK2NN and Tommy,  VK2IR)  from  the  Hellenic
         Amateur Radio Association of Australia (www.haraoa.com) are  active
         as VI2MI from Montague Island (OC-223) and  lighthouse  through  22
         August. Apparently they will QSL only via eQSL. [TNX DX World]
W      - The Great South Bay ARC (W2GSB) will be active  from  the  historic
         lighthouse on Fire  Island  (NA-026)  during  the  ILLW.  Look  for
         activity on 14225, 7175 and 3850 kHz, as well as on 14070 kHz  PSK.
         QSL to Great South Bay Amateur Radio  Club,  P.O.  Box  1356,  West
         Babylon, NY 11704-0356, USA. [TNX VA3RJ]
W      - Bob, KB2VMG will be active  holiday  style  as  KB2VMG/4  from  Key
         Biscayne (NA-141) between  24  August  and  3  September.  He  will
         operate PSK and SSB with a focus on the bands below 20 metres.  QSL
         via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
ZD9    - John, ZS1LF will depart for Gough Island (AF-030) in September  and
         will remain there for one year. He plans to  operate  as  ZD9GI  in
         his spare time, "after official working hours and  weekends".  John
         will use  dipoles  (yagi  antennas  are  not  permitted)  and  will
         operate "SSB at this stage, digital modes later". Activity  on  the
         amateur bands will start after the supply  ship,  the  SA  Agulhas,
         leaves the island, and according to The Daily  DX  John  "does  not
         expect to be QRV until  early  November".  QSL  via  ZS1A.  Further
         information can be found at qrz.com

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

26TH DX DINNER ---> The Southwest  Ohio  DX  Association  (SWODXA)  recently
announced that the 26th annual DX Dinner, which is held in conjunction  with
Dayton Hamvention, will be held at the Dayton Marriott on 20  May  2011.  On
20 August the Marriott opened more rooms to be booked. When  dinner  tickets
become available, information will be posted on www.SWODXA.org. [TNX W8GEX]

BARTG SPRINT 75 ---> Following the success of the first 75 Baud  Sprint  and
many requests for a second, the British  Amateur  Radio  Teledata  Group  is
running another Sprint 75 on 19 September (17-21 UTC, on 80, 40, 20, 15  and
10 metres).  Complete  information  on  the  contest,  as  well  as  on  the
"recently made fundamental changes to the way BARTG operates, which we  hope
will bring some exciting changes to  the  RTTY  contesting  world",  can  be
found at http://bartg.co.uk/ [TNX G3LDI]

IARU SOCIETIES ---> On 31 July Egypt  announced  the  establishment  of  the
Egyptian Radio Amateurs Society for Development (ERASD) as the new  national
official representative body and IARU Member Society.
On 20 August came the announcement that the Montenegrin Amateur  Radio  Pool
(MARP) has been accepted as IARU Member Society. Based in  Bar,  Montenegro,
MARP was formally organized  on  5  October  2008.  There  are  31  licensed
members of the Society out of a total amateur population of 41.

TEXAS DX SOCIETY  --->  Celebrating  its  40th  anniversary,  the  Texas  DX
Society will host a QSO party in  conjunction  with  the  annual  Texas  QSO
Party (from 14 UTC on 25 September to 2 UTC on the 26th, and from 14  to  20
UTC on 26 September). Detailed information on the  event  can  be  found  at
www.tdxs.net/qp/tdxs40qp.html [TNX K5DX]

YO DX HF CONTEST ---> The Romanian Amateur Radio  Federation  (FRR)  invites
amateur radio operators all over the world to participate in the  annual  YO
DX HF Contest, which will be held on 28-29 August  (from  12  UTC  to  11.59
UTC). Participants in the contest  who  meet  the  award  requirements  will
receive the YO 45 P Award (1st  class)  free  of  charge.  Complete  contest
rules and results of lats year's edition can be found  at  www.yodx.ro  [TNX

+ SILENT  KEYS  +  Former  President  and  Prime  Minister  of  Italy,  Sen.
Francesco Cossiga (I0FCG) passed away on 17 August at 82 years  of  age.  In
2006 he was inducted into the CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame. Other  recently
reported Silent Keys include Vittorio Dell'Amico (I1VTI), Leonard J.  Kaufer
(KH0AC), Kenneth A. Larsen (N2JTZ), Vladimir I. Zhukov  (RA3YA),  Artyom  O.
Silkin (RZ3DAJ) and Viktor G. Kalashnikov (UT3FM).


QSLs received direct or  through  managers:  3DA0TM,  4O7CC,  4S7AB,  4X1FC,
5K0Z, 5T5DC, 5Z4ES, 6V7M, 6W1SJ, 6Y1LZ, 8R1RPN, 9H1AL, 9J2FM, 9K2GS,  9M8DX,
9U1VO, 9Z4CT, A92IO, AL5A/AH0, AT10BP, BH4QAK, BY8DX, C21DL,  C36PP,  C6ANX,
CE4CT, CK8G,  CP4BT,  CQ7OA,  E20AS,  E21EJC,  E4X,  E51COF,  EA6SX,  EA9EU,
H44WG, HK0GU, HS0AC, HS0ZJF,  IS0R,  J5V,  J6/G3PJT,  J6/VE3CZF,  J6/WB4WXE,
(OC-105), OD5ET, OH0PM, P29VJY,  P29VKJ,  PJ4NX,  PJ5NA,  PT7/HA9RT,  R1ANB,
R1FJM, ST2AR, SV1CEI/8  (EU-067),  SV1DH,  SV5BYR,  SV9CVY,  SX8R  (EU-174),
T22ZL, T30XG, T32CI, T32MI,  T32TI,  T32VI,  TC07DX  (AS-115),  TK9E,  TL0A,
TO2R, TS8P (AF-083),  TT8PK,  TX3D,  UK8OM,  UK8UWG,  UP4L,  UP65LB,  V21ZG,
V51AS, V63AKA, V63DX, V63TR, V85AVE, V85SS,  VK9CF,  VP2V/DL7VOG,  VP5/W5CW,


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