425 DX News issue #1047

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28 May 2011                                               A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1047
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

3D2_r  - Choi, HL5FUA and Yoon, 6K2GCW plan  to  be  active  as  3D2CJ  from
         Rotuma (OC-060) on 17-24  June.  They  expect  to  be  QRV  on  the
         following announced frequencies:
         CW   1822, 3515, 7015, 10115, 14015, 18075, 21015, 24895, 28015 KHz
         SSB  3802, 7095, 14195, 18130, 21295, 24950, 28460 KHz
         Digi 7035, 10140, 14070, 14082, 18100, 21070, 21082 KHz
         QSL via HL5FUA. Log search and propagation forecast can be found at
         www.dxpedition.co.kr [TNX HL5FUA]
9A     - Special callsign 9A16PB will be in use between 28 May and  13  June
         to celebrate the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Croatia (4-5  June).
         QSL via 9A2MF. [TNX QRZ-DX]
CN     - Richard, F8FGU will be active as CN2RN from the Middle Atlas  range
         between 31 May and 20 June. He will operate SSB and CW  on  the  HF
         bands. QSL via home call, bureau preferred. [TNX F8REF]
CT7    - CT1EJB and CT2JYX will be active as CR5WFF from Tejo  International
         Nature Park on 28-29 May. QSL via CT1EJB. [TNX CR5WFF ]
E7     - A team of eight operators from the Austrian Military Radio  Society
         (www.amrs.at) will be active as  E711AMRS  from  Bosnia-Herzegovina
         on 3-5 June. They will operate SSB, digital modes and some CW  with
         three stations. QSL via OE4RGC, direct or bureau.
E7     - ARABiH, the Bosnia & Herzegovina Amateur  Radio  Association,  will
         be represented in the IARU HF World  Championship  (9-10  July)  by
         twelve stations signing E7HQ. QSL  via  E77E.  Information  on  the
         awards issued for working E7HQ can  be  found  on  the  Bosnia  and
         Herzegovina Contest Club's web site (www.bhcc.ba). [TNX E77E]
F      - Commemorating the 67th anniversary of D-Day special station  TM6JUN
         will be active once again from Utah Beach on 1-15  June.  Look  for
         activity on 160-6 metres CW, SSB, RTTY  and  PSK.  QSL  via  F5SAZ.
         [TNX F8REF]
F      - Special event callsign TM50JPL ("Le jour le plus long") will be  in
         use on 4-5 June from Rivedoux-Plage on Re Island (EU-032),  one  of
         the locations where "The Longest Day", the famous  war  film  about
         the events of D-Day, was shot fifty years ago. QSL via F8FZC.  [TNX
FP     - Paul, K9OT and Peg, KB9LIE will be active as FP/K9OT from  Miquelon
         Island (NA-032) from 21 July to 4 August,  including  participation
         in the IOTA Contest. They will operate CW and SSB on 80-10  metres,
         with 40, 30, 20 and 17m as main bands. QSL via  home  call,  direct
         or bureau, and LoTW. Their website is at  www.hamradio.pnpfarms.com
         [TNX NG3K]
FS     - John, K9EL will be active as FS/K9EL from Saint Martin (NA-105)  on
         7-19 June. He will operate CW, SSB and some RTTY  on  80-6  metres.
         QSL via home call and LoTW. He might  also  do  some  6m  operation
         from PJ7. [TNX K9EL]
GM     - Simon M0VKY, Brian G0JKY, Drew G7DMO  and  Graham  2E0VPT  will  be
         active as MS0RSD from the Isle of Skye (EU-008) on 4-11 June.  They
         will operate SSB and PSK31 on 80-10 metres. QSL via  M0URX,  direct
         and bureau. More information at dadarsdxpedisleofskye.webs.com
HL     - The Korea Contest Club will  be  active  as  D9K  from  the  Ch'uja
         Islands (AS-084) on 4-6 June. Plans are to perate CW, SSB and  RTTY
         on all the HF bands and 6 metres. QSL via operator's instructions.
HL     - A group of operators from the GyeongNam  DX  Club  (namely  6K5AQY,
         6K5AYC, 6K5BHZ, HL5BMX, HL2FDW, DS4NMJ, HL2DYS and HL2UVH) will  be
         active as 6M0W/5 from Kadok Island (AS-081) on 4-7  June.  QSL  via
         HL5BMX. [TNX DX World]
HZ     - Bert, 7Z1IR (DK6IR) and Hamdi, 7Z1TT plan to be active  as  7Z1IR/p
         and 7Z1TT/p from Marzok Island (claimed to qualify for  IOTA  group
         AS-191, new one) on 3-5  June.  They  hope  to  have  two  stations
         active on 10, 12, 15, 17, 20 and maybe 40 metres.  QSL  via  DK6IR.
         [TNX islandchaser.com]
I      - Paolo, IK2MLS  will  be  active  as  IA5/IK2MLS  from  Elba  Island
         (EU-028) from 27 June to 2 July. He will operate holiday  style  on
         40-10 metres. [TNX IK2MLS]
J2     - Freddy J28RO and Darko J28AA will participate in the CQ WW  WPX  CW
         Contest as  J25DXA,  with  special  antennas  for  the  low  bands.
         Outside the contest, this special callsign will be  used  by  Marek
         J28WR and Mohamed J28AP on SSB. Vincent J28JV will join  the  teams
         in his spare time. Look for activity on 27-30 May. QSL  via  F8DFP,
         direct (with IRCs) or bureau. [TNX F5NQL]
PJ4    - Ed W0SD, Edith W0OE and Peter PJ4NX will be  active  as  PJ4E  from
         Bonaire (SA-006) on 4-19 June.  Although  there  will  be  some  HF
         operation (mainly RTTY),  this  activity  will  be  focussed  on  6
         metres (50103 kHz). QSL via W0SD. [TNX DX World]
SV     - SV2FPU and others will be active as J48O from Kastri lighthouse  on
         Othonoi Island (EU-052) on 17-25 June. They will  operate  CW,  SSB
         and digital modes on 160-10 metres and a focus on 6m (50093 kHz  CW
         and 50143 kHz SSB). QSL via SV2FPU. [TNX SV2FPU]
SV     - Vanni, IK4RUX will be active as SV8/IK4RUX  from  Zakynthos  Island
         (EU-052) on 4-14 July. He will operate SSB on  80-10  metres,  with
         possible activities from lighthouses  and  other  islands  in  that
         area. QSL via IK4RUX, direct or bureau. [TNX IK4RUX]
T8     - Taka JF1BVG (T88ZA), Toshi JP1IOF (T80T) and  Toshi  JE1SYN  (T8YN)
         will be active from Palau on 24-27 June.  They  plan  to  have  two
         stations active on 80-6 metres SSB, CW, FM, RTTY,  and  PSK31.  QSL
         via home calls. [TNX JE1SYN]
VE     - Look for Klaus, DK6AO to be active as VE7/DK6AO from Quadra  Island
         (NA-091) between 30 May and  7  June.  QSL  via  DK6AO,  direct  or
         bureau. Updates will be posted to www.dk6ao.de [TNX rsgbiota.org]
VK9C   - Wally, VK6YS will be active as VK9CI from  Cocos  (Keeling)  Island
         (OC-003) on 1-7 June.  He  will  operate  holiday  style  on  40-10
         metres, mainly during his early morning and evening hours,  with  a
         focus on the digital modes (PSK31, some RTTY and "occasional  play"
         on Olivia). QSL via VK6YS.
VP5    - Dave, W5CW will be active as VP5/W5CW until 14 June. Look  for  him
         to operate CW and SSB on 160-6 metres. He will participate  in  the
         CQ WW WPX CW Contest and the ARRL VHF QSO  Party  (11-12  June)  as
         VP5CW. QSL direct to home call. [TNX NG3K]
VP9    - Doug, KF4VTT will be active as KF4VTT/VP9 from Bermuda (NA-005)  on
         10-17 June. He will operate SSB, CW, RTTY  and  possibly  PSK31  on
         160-6 metres when time permits. He also hopes to be  active  on  6m
         during the ARRL VHF  QSO  Party.  QSL  via  home  call,  direct  or
         bureau, and LoTW. [TNX KF4VTT]
W      - Swen, DF2MM will be active  as  W4/DF2MM  from  Santa  Rosa  Island
         (NA-142) between 18 July and 25 August.  He  will  operate  holiday
         style and will participate in the IOTA Contest. QSL via home  call,
         direct or bureau. [TNX DL2VFR]
ZD8    - Gerd DJ4KW, Werner DJ9KH, Wolf DK1IP, Arno DL1CW and  Rainer  DL7OR
         will be active as ZD8D from Ascension Island (AF-003) from 24  July
         to 9 August, IOTA Contest included. They plan to be  QRV  on  160-6
         metres with two stations, mainly on  digital  modes  and  CW,  with
         some SSB. QSL via DL9HO. They have a website  at  www.zd8d.de  [TNX

CQ WW WPX CW CONTEST  --->  The  following  stations  have  announced  their
participation in this year's event (28-29 May):
Call          Category        Country            QSL
3G1R          M/S             Chile              CE1RKV
3V8SS         SOAB LP         Tunisia            LotW

4L0A          SO              Georgia            EA7FTR
4U1ITU        MO              ITU Headquarters   qrz.com
5B/HA5PP      SOSB            Cyprus             HA5PP
5K3R                          Colombia           qrz.com
A5            SOAB            Bhutan             JH1AJT
B7P           M/2             China              BD7IXG
C4N           M/S             Cyprus             W3HNK
C6ABR                         Bahamas            OH2BR
CR3A          M/S             Madeira            CT3EE
CR3L          M/?             Madeira            DJ6QT
CT3FJ         SOSB 20m        Madeira Isls       CT3FJ
DR11BUGA      M/?             Germany            bureau
E7DX          M/S             Bosnia-Herzegovina E77E
ED8A          SOAB            Canary Isls        LoTW
EF8M          SOAB HP         Canary Isls        UA3DX
HS7AT/8       SOSB 20m        Thailand           E21IZC
II9T          M/2             Italy              LoTW
J25DXA        M/?             Djibouti           F8DFP
J48HW         SOAB            Greece             HA0HW
J49XF         SOAB            Crete              SV0XBN
J7A           M/2             Dominica           NX4N
KH7X          SOAB            Hawaii             K2PF
LS1D          M/S             Argentina          LW9EOC
LU4FM         M/M             Argentina          LU4FM
MJ0ASP        SOAB            Jersey             LoTW
NH2T          SOAB            Guam               W2YC
NH7A          SOAB            Hawaii             F5VHJ
NP2/OL5Y      SOSB 15m        US Virgin Isls     OK1FUA
OG0Z          SOAB HP         Aland Isls         W0MM
OH0X          SOAB            Aland Isls         OH2TA
P40W                          Aruba              N2MM
P49Y          SO              Aruba              AE6Y
PJ4A          SOAB            Bonaire            K4BAI
PJ4LS         SOAB LP         Bonaire            PJ4LS
PW2D          SOSB 10M        Brazil             M0OXO
SD40JZ        SOAB            Sweden             SM5DJZ
SX8V          SO              Greece             SV1JG
T70A          SOAB HP         San Marino         T70A
TO8A          SOAB HP         Martinique         R5GA
UA2F          SOSB 40m        Kaliningrad        DK4VW
V26E          SO              Antigua            AB2E
VC2B                          Canada             VE2BR
VC6X                          Canada             VE6BF
VP5CW         SOAB            Turks & Caicos Is  W5CW
WP2/OL0A      SOSB 80m LP     US Virgin Isls     OK1CZ
YN2ET         M/S             Nicaragua          N5ET
ZA/S59AA      SOB LP          Albania            S59AA
ZX5J          SOSB 15M        Brazil             AI4U
Do not  forget  to  give  a  look  at  the  Announced    Operations  listing
maintained  by  Bill, NG3K at  http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/wpxc2011.html - good
contest to you all!


QSLs received  direct  or  through  managers:  3A2LF,  3D2A,  3D2DX,  3D2RB,
4A0IARU,  4O3A,  4S7NE, 4V1,  5H0RS, 5H1HS,  5M2TT, 5N41NHD, 5R8HL (AF-057),
5V7DX, 5X1NH, 5Z0H, 5Z4ES, 6W1SJ, 6Y8A, 7P8KDJ, 8R1Z, 9H4JX, 9M6XRO,  9N7AN,
9N7DX, 9N7JO, 9V1YC, A25AN, A45XR, A92GR, AH0J,  BV100 (AS-155),  CE9/PA3EXX
(SA-031 and SA-097), CE9/VE3LYC  (SA-031 and SA-097), CO6CAC,  CO6WR,  CW5R,
J79AN, J79FF,  JT5DX, JY5HX, K6VVA/6 (NA-184),  K8LEE/CY0, KG4WV, KP2/EB7DX,
LA6Q  (EU-079),  LY21A, N0TG/CY0,  N1NSB/CY0,  NH0J,  OA4TT,  OD5TE,  OY1CT,
OY6FRA, P29NI (OC-257), PJ2/DL6LAU, PJ2/K2TQC, PJ2T, PJ4/EA1PP, PJ4A,  PJ4I,
PJ4LS,  PJ6/G4IUF,  PJ6A, PJ7/K2GSJ, PJ7DX,  PR2R (SA-024),  PY2XB/1, R1ANH,
US0FF,  V31TF,  V31TP,  V44KAI, V47KP,  V48M,  V51KC,  V55DLH,  V63TR, V73E,
V85/9M6XRO,   V85TL,   VI9NI,  VK0KEV,  VK4LDS/p,   VK9C/G6AY,   VP2V/G3PHO,


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