425 DX News issue #1032

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12 February 2011                                          A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1032
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                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

4W     - VK8NSB, VK8FNCY, 9M6DXX, 9M6XRO and  MW0JRX  will  be  active  from
         Atauro Island (OC-232), Timor-Leste on  16-26  September  (callsign
         TBA). Activity will be on 10-160 metres  CW,  SSB  and  RTTY,  with
         three stations, two using full licensed  power  linear  amplifiers,
         and  a  third  running  100  watts.  Antennas  will    mainly    be
         quarter-wave verticals and vertical dipoles, all located  within  a
         few metres of the ocean. For  160m  an  inverted-L  will  be  used.
         Atauro Island was activated only once, by 4W6GH/p,  back  in  2000.
         Accommodation is very basic and will  be  in  beach  huts  with  no
         mains electricity or running water. All power  for  the  DXpedition
         will be provided using hired generators. Further  information  will
         be published on a  dedicated  website  QSL  via  M0URX,  direct  or
         bureau (www.m0urx.com/qsl-request-form), and LoTW. [TNX 9M6DXX]
6W     - Dave, WJ2O (www.wj2o.com) will be active as  6W/WJ2O  from  Senegal
         on 17-23 February, including  a  SOAB  entry  in  the  ARRL  DX  CW
         Contest. Outside the contest he will operate CW mainly  on  30,  17
         and 12 metres. QSL via WJ2O. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
C6     - Bob N4BP (C6AKQ) and Kevin K4PG (C6APG) will be active  on  various
         bands and modes from Grand Bahama (NA-080) on  15-22  February  and
         17-21 February respectively. They will take part in the ARRL DX  CW
         Contest on 80 metres (C6AKQ) and 40 metres (C6APG). QSL  direct  to
         home calls. [TNX NG3K]
DU     - Chris, VK3FY was active  for  a  few  hours  from  Bayangan  Island
         (OC-235) on 8 February. He will return to the  island  this  coming
         weekend, with a group  of  local  DU8  operators.  They  expect  to
         operate SSB and CW "on the usual IOTA frequencies". [TNX DX World]
EA8    - Special event station EG8ISS will be active from 12 February to  11
         March in order to publicize the first contact to  be  made  bewteen
         the  International  Space  Station  and  a  school  in  the  Canary
         Islands. All of the QSOs will be confirmed by a  special  QSL  card
         "that will be automatically mailed to your  QRZ.com  address".  The
         website for this event can  be  found  at  www.isscontact.eu.  [TNX
EA8    - Per, LA5EAA will be active as EA8/LA5EAA from  the  Canary  Islands
         (AF-004) on 13-26 February.  The  first  week  he  will  be  on  La
         Gomera, and will then move to Tenerife. He will operate  mainly  CW
         QRP with wire antennas. QSL via home call. [TNX LA4LN]
HH     - Jan, K4QD and Don, AF4Z will be active again as  HH4/homecall  from
         the Northwest Haiti Christian Mission from 18 February to 5  March.
         They will operate 80-10 metres CW, SSB and RTTY  as  time  permits.
         QSL via home calls. [TNX The Golist]
J8     - Dave, G3TBK will be active as J88DR from St. Vincent (NA-109)  from
         16 February to 14 March. He will operate on all bands CW,  SSB  and
         RTTY, and  will  participate  in  both  the  ARRL  DX  CW  and  SSB
         contests. QSL via home call. [TNX NG3K]
KH0    - The Mariana Friendship Club (WH0SS) will  be  active  as  W0S  from
         Saipan (OC-086) on 15-22 February to celebrate  Silver  Jubilee  of
         the international exchange programme between  Seisa  Group  (Japan)
         and Marianas High School (Saipan).  Look  for  activity  on  160-10
         metres  CW,  SSB  and  RTTY.  QSL via JA1HGY. Log  search  will  be
         available on www.clublog.org. [TNX JA1TRC]
KH0    - Yuichiro, JM2RUV will operate SSB and CW  as  KH0/JM2RUV  from  the
         Mariana Islands on 18-21 February, including an entry in  the  ARRL
         DX CW Contest. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX NG3K]
PZ     - Sergey, RX3APM will be  active  as  PZ5P  from  Suriname  on  15-22
         February, including an entry in the ARRL DX  CW  Contest.  He  will
         operate CW and SSB on 160-10 metres. QSL via UA4LU and  LoTW.  [TNX
TG     - David, N6HD will be active as TG7/N6HD from  Guatemala  between  15
         February and 7 March. He plans to operate  CW  and  SSB  on  160-10
         metres. QSL via home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
TT     - Baldur, DJ6SI plans to be  active  as  TT8DX  from  Chad  on  14-24
         February. Look for him mainly on CW. QSL via home  call.  [TNX  The
         Daily DX]
V3     - Will, AA4NC will operate CW, RTTY and SSB as V31RR from  Placencia,
         Belize on 16-23 February, including an entry  in  the  ARRL  DX  CW
         Contest. QSL via AI4U and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]
V4     - John, W5JON will be active again as V47JA from St.  Kitts  (NA-104)
         from 16 February to 30 March. He will operate SSB on  6-80  metres,
         and will participate in both the ARRL DX SSB and WPX  SSB  contests
         as a SOAB entrant. His wife Cathy will  also  operate  occasionally
         as V4/W5HAM. All QSLs via W5JON. [TNX NG3K]
VP5    - Look for VP5/AC8W (QSL via home call),  VP5/KB8TXZ  (QSL  via  home
         call)  and  VP5/N8LJ  (QSL  via  K8ESQ)  to    be    active    from
         Providenciales, Caicos Islands (NA-002)  on  15-23  February.  This
         will include an entry in the ARRL DX CW Contest as  VQ5D  (QSL  via
         AC8W ). [TNX The Daily DX]
XF4    - XE1B, EA4AK, EA5AFP, EA5FX,  EA5KM,  EA8AUW  and  EC4DX  have  been
         authorized to be active as 4A4A from Isla Benito  Juarez  (Socorro,
         NA-030), Revillagigedo on 3-20 March. They plan to operate SSB,  CW
         and RTTY on 160-10 metres, and maybe 6 metres, with  2-3  stations.
         QSL  via  EB7DX  (direct  only)  and  LoTW.  The  website  for  the
         expedition is at  www.revillagigedo2011.com,  propagation  forecast
         can be found at http://www.youtube.com/user/EA4AK and updates  will
         be posted to https://twitter.com/EA4AK. [TNX EA4AK]

ANTARCTIC CRUISE ---> The Antarctic Adventure organized by Mehdi  Escoffier,
F5PFP [425DXN 976] will leave  Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego on 14 February on a
6-week voyage. Plans are  to  visit and operate as FT5YK/p, VP8DLM and CE9XX
from a number of Antarctic  stations and islands. Expect him to be active on
40 metres SSB around 22-2 UTC, and possibly earlier on 20 metres.  [TNX OPDX

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

DXCC NEWS ---> 9X0SP (2010 operation from  Rwanda)  has  been  approved  for
DXCC credit. If you had this operation rejected  in  a  recent  application,
send a note to dxcc[@]arrl.org to have your record updated.

QSL S50PTUJ ---> The QSL cards for Radioclub  Ptuj's  (S59DJK)  activity  as
S50PTUJ (5 August-5 November 2020) are due to arrive from the  printer  this
coming week. Direct requests will  be  processed  immediately,  all  of  the
other QSOs will be confirmed via the bureau.  Contacts  made  with  S50PTUJ,
S59DJK and S50W after 20 February are also available  for  credit  on  LoTW.

+ SILENT  KEYS  +  Recently  reported  Silent  Keys  include  Fernand  Leroy
(F6BSF), Agostino Sereno (I1SEA), Alessandro Sarru (IS0MYN),  Dick  Scarvaci
(K9CAN),  Norma   Mendel    (KC5DDO),    Scott    Wayland    (N1HXC),  Matti
Nummeli(VE3EEI, ex OH2ZD) and John P. Burgio (W2JB).

                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ******* QSL  ROUTES *******
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3D2HC       DL9HCU      FG4NN       NI5DX       S9DX        DL1RTL
3W3B        E21EIC      FG4NO       F4AVX       SN25KVZ     SP9KVZ
3W7W        W3HNK       FH4VOS      DL7BC       SN400JH     SP2KDS
4F9HXB      DL5SDF      GB4R        M0DOL       ST2AR       S53R
4K9W        DL6KVA      HE3OM       HB9TOB      T30OU       N7OU
4L0A        EA7FTR      HG0WFF      HA0HW       T30YA       W7YAQ
4L0CR       DL8KAC      HG200LST    HA5GY       T88SM       JA6EGL
4L8A        K1BV        HK6DOS      EA5KB       T88ZM       M0URX
4X20HC      4Z4TL       HP1/IZ6BRN  IZ8CLM      TF4FOC      K5NA
4Z20HC      4Z4TL       HP1XX       DJ0LZ       TF4X        G3SWH
5B4AGM      W3HNK       HR9/WQ7R    K5WW        TJ9PF       F5OGL
5C2J        IK7JWX      HS0ZEA      OE2REL      TM40ZH      F5SSN
7Z1HL       DJ9ZB       HS0ZJF/8    ON4AFU      TM45RY      F6FNL
8Q7AK       G7COD       IP1METEO    IQ1BP       UK8OAH      IK2QPR
9H9MSG      9H1SF       J28AA       K2PF        UK8OM       4Z5OG
9K50GS      EA5KB       J37BO       K4LTA       UN2011G     UN8GC
9K50RA      9K2RA       J46J        SV1BJW      UN3F        EA5KB
9K50RX      9K2RX       J79AT       WG0AT       UN5J        W3HNK
9K50VO      9K2VO       J79AVO      KB9AVO      UN8GV       RD3AY
A35AY       JA1NLX      J79EA       K8EAB       UN9GD       DL8KAC
A65BP       UA6MF       J79FF       W3FF        UP2011AS    UN8GU
AH0J        JA1NVF      J79HFP      W6HFP       UP2011AWG   UP7Z
C6ABB       N2RFA       J79UN       N7UN        UP2011BN    UN7QCC
C6ALP       W8QT        J79VG       KC4VG       UP2011CS    UN6GAE
C6AWS       W6SJ        J79XBI      SM0XBI      UP2011FG    UN8GZ
CE1/K7CA    NW7O        J79ZP       WZ1P        UP2011HB    UN6GT
CE1TT       EA5KB       JW8AJA      LA8AJA      UP2011IH    UN2G
CK1CDD      VE1CDD      JW8HGA      LA8HGA      UP2011SJ    UN6QC
CN2/F6AOV   pirate      KH0/G3ZEM   M0URX       UP2011SO    UN8GC
CN8CZM      EA7FTR      LM11SKI     LA4O        V31MD       NM2D
CN8IG       EA7FTR      LU/IW1FC    IZ1MLQ      V31YN       DJ4KW
CN8YE       EA7FTR      LX7I        LX2A        V55DLH      DK8ZZ
CN8ZG       EA7FTR      M6T         G4PIQ       VK0KEV      JE1LET
CP6AA       IK6SNR      MD2C        MD0CCE      VP8AIB      VP8LP
CX3TQ       IK2DUW      MD4K        G3NKC       VP8DMH      G0VGS
D2AM        OM5AM       N1Y         K1NIU       WH0DX       JM1LJS
D2SG        GM4FDM      N6R         N6ZE        WP4WW       EA7FTR
D44TBE      IK5CBE      P29CW       VK2IR       XP1A        OZ1ACB
DT0HF       HL2FDW      P40LE       K2LE        XU7ACY      W2EN
DU1IST      JA1HGY      P49X        W0YK        XU7TZG      ON7PP
DU3/N0QM    N0QM        PA6NH       PA7TWO      XV2FPS      OK1FPS
E70WFF      E77AW       PJ2T        N9AG        YN3M        W0MM
EA8/G3XAQ   G3SWH       PJ5NA       K1NA        YN7SU       TI4SU
EF8M        UA3DX       PJ6/N4HH    N4NX        Z23MS       UA3DX
EG1SNA      EA1AHZ      PR2R        PY2OP       ZF2DS       W3WKP
EM50IYG     UT2IY       PY4ZUN      LX1NJ       ZF2NT       G3SWH
ER4A        RA4LW       PZ5DK       PA0DKA      ZV150LM     PT2AA
EV25D       EW8DD       RW2F        DK4VW       ZW7REF      PR7ZAJ

DJ0LZ    Ace Jevremov, P.O. Box 14, 82378 Peissenberg, Germany
DK8ZZ    Zrinko Zibert, Steinernstr. 44, 55246 Mainz-Kostheim, Germany
DL1RTL   Heiko Mann, Gaggenauer-Str. 81, 14974 Ludwigsfelde, Germany
F5OGL    Didier Senmartin, P.O. Box 7, 3320 Loiron, France
G0VGS    Ian J Maude, 21 Colwyn Avenue, Morecambe, LA4 6EQ, United Kingdom
IK5CBE   Giuseppe Mirossi, Via Montalese 62/64, 59100 Prato PO, Italy
JA1HGY   Naohiko Mashita, 8-2-4-2A Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0052,
JA1NLX   Akira Yoshida, 1238-23 Kogasaka, Machida-shi, Tokyo, 194-0014,
JE1LET   Masahiko Otokozawa, 985-7 Kuno, Odawara-shi, Kanagawa-ken,
         250-0055, Japan
M0URX    Tim Beaumont, P.O. Box 17, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 1SF,
         United Kingdom
PY2OP    Samir Tanios Hamzo, Avenida Nhandu 1423, Sao Paulo - SP,
         04059-004, Brazil
PY7CRA   Casa Do Radioamador de Pernambuco, Rua Djalma Farias 169, Torreao,
         Recife - PE, 52030-190, Brazil
S53R     Robert Kasca, P.O. Box 23, SI-5280 Idrija, Slovenia
VK2IR    Tommy Horozakis, P.O. Box 13, Sans Souci NSW 2219, Australia
W6R      SBARC, P.O. Box 3907, Santa Barbara CA 93130-3907, USA


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