425 DX News issue #1058

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13 August 2011                                            A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1058
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

7P     - Peter, EI7CC will be active again as 7P8PB from  Lesotho  on  18-30
         August. This will be mainly a family holiday, and he  will  be  QRV
         when circumstances permit. QSL via EI7CC,  direct  or  bureau,  and
         LoTW (logs will be uploaded on a daily basis  to  LoTW  if  at  all
         possible). [TNX EI7CC]
9A     - Csaba, DH7KU will be active as 9A/DH7KU from Brac  Island  (EU-016)
         from 21 August to 2 September. He also plans to visit  and  operate
         from Ciovo Island (not IOTA, IOCA CI-013) during his stay. QSL  via
         home call, direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
CE     - A team of operators from the Radio Club Provincial Chiloe  (CE7BLI)
         will be active as XR7F from the lighthouse at Punta Corona on  Isla
         Grande de Chiloe (SA-018) on 20-21  August  for  the  International
         Lighthouse  Lightship  Weekend.  They  will  operate  SSB,  CW  and
         digital modes on the HF bands. QSL via CA7PGO. Information  on  the
         Chilean Lighthouses Award can be  found  at  www.federachi.cl  [TNX
CT7    - CT1CSY, CT1GZB  and  CT2JXT  will  be  active  as  CR6LH  from  the
         lighthouse at Cabo da Roca,  Sintra-Cascais  Nature  Park  for  the
         ILLW (20-21 August). They plan to operate SSB, RTTY, PSK31 and  QRS
         CW on te HF bands. QSL via CT1GZB. [TNX CT1GZB]
CT7    - CT1EXR, CT1JNQ, CT1JTQ and CT5KAO will be active as CR5LSV from the
         lighthouse  at  Cape Sao Vicente  for the ILLW (20-21 August). They
         plan to operate mainly CW and PSK on all bands. QSL via  operator's
         instructions. [TNX CT1JTQ]
CX     - The Radio Club Uruguayo will be active as CW1R from Punta del  Este
         Lighthouse on 19-21 August for the  ILLW.  Plans  are  to  have  at
         least two stations active on  80-10  metres  CW,  SSB  and  digital
         modes. QSL via bureau, or direct to  CX1AA  (Radio  Club  Uruguayo,
         P.O.Box 37, 11000 Montevideo, Uruguay). [TNX CX3AL]
E5_sc  - Bruce,  ZL1AAO  will   be  active   holiday  style as  E51AAO  from
         Rarotonga (OC-013), South Cook Islands on  19-28  August.  QSL  via
         home call, direct or bureau. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
FP     - Mike, VE2XB will be active as FP/VE2XB from St. Pierre  &  Miquelon
         (NA-032) on 14-21 August. He will operate on 80-6  metres,  with  a
         special focus on the Magic Band. QSL via home call. [TNX VE2XB]
G      - Members of the  Otley  Amateur  Radio  Society  will  be  operating
         special event station GB0YAA on 20-21  August  in  support  of  the
         Yorkshire Air Ambulance Charity, which provides  a  rapid  response
         air emergency service using  two  MD902  Air  Ambulances.  QSL  via
         bureau. [TNX G0SNV]
GM     - The Worked All Britain Awards Group  (www.worked-all-britain.co.uk)
         will be active from Fair Isle (EU-012) and rare WAB  squares  HZ16,
         HZ17, HZ26 and HZ27 on 16-22 August. GS4WAB will be established  at
         the South Lighthouse on the island, whilst GS7WAB will be used  for
         portable activations on other parts of the  island,  including  the
         North Lighthouse. QSL via bureau, or direct via G4IAR.
GU     - A large group of operators from the Telford  and  District  Amateur
         Society  will be active  as  GP3ZME/p  from  Guernsey  (EU-114)  on
         19-24 August. They plan to be QRV on 80-10 metres, as well as on  6
         and 2m and the SHF bands. QSL via G3ZME, bureau preferred.
HL     - A team of eight operators (namely DS4EOI, HL1EJT,  HL2UVH,  HL4CEL,
         HL4MC, HL4RBR, JA1HGY and JH1AJT) will be active as D9A from  Cheju
         Island (AS-026) on 19-26 August.  This  will  be  a  special  event
         station for 20th Asian  Conference  on  Intellectual  Disabilities.
         They will operate CW, SSB, RTTY and FM on  160-10  metres,  plus  6
         and 2m. QSL via JA1HGY. Log search on www.clublog.org [TNX JA1HGY]
I      - Special callsign II4LXV  will  be  in  use  until  31  December  to
         celebrate the 65th anniversary of ARI Bologna. QSL via IZ4OUL  (all
         of the QSOs will be confirmed automatically via bureau).
I      - Special event callsign IR2LV will be in use between 27  August  and
         2 October to celebrate the 55th anniversary of  ARI  Vigevano.  QSL
         via IK2AGN, direct or bureau. [TNX IK2AVH]
RI1_fjl- Evgenij, RI1FJ (UA4RX) left Heiss Island, Franz  Josef  Land  on  9
         August and has been replaced by  Viktor,  RI1FJL  (UA3ME)  for  the
         2011-12  season.  After  leaving  FJL,  Evgenij  and    Oleg,UA1PBA
         (ZS1ANF)  operated  as  UA4RX/0  and  UA1PBA/0  from  Vize   Island
         (AS-055) for a few hours on 11 August. [TNX DX World]
TK     - Lee, F5MUX will be active as  TK5UX  from  the  island  of  Corsica
         (EU-014) from 20 August to 3 September.  He  will  operate  holiday
         style on the HF bands, mainly CW. QSL via F5MUX, bureau  preferred.
         [TNX VA3RJ]
UJ     - Special event station UM20Y will be active from  25  August  to  10
         September to celebrate the  20th  anniversary  of  the  indipendent
         Republic of Uzbekistan. Look for activity on the HF bands  CW,  SSB
         and RTTY. QSL via UK8AR. [TNX qrz.ru]
VK     - Four operators from the Ipswich and District  Radio  Club  (VK4WIP)
         will be active as VI4FI  (www.sandycape2011.com)  from  Sandy  Cape
         Lighthouse on Fraser Island  (OC-142)  during  the  ILLW  on  20-21
         August. Look for activity on 80-10  metres  SSB.  QSL  via  VK4MIA,
         direct or bureau.
W      - The Great South Bay ARC, W2GSB will be active from  the  lighthouse
         on Fire Island (NA-026) on 20-21 August. QSL direct to Great  South
         Bay  Amateur  Radio  Club,  P.O.  Box  1356,  West   Babylon,    NY
         11704-0356, USA. [TNX rsgbiota.org]

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

DXCC DIGITAL AWARD ---> In accordance with Minute 29 of the July  2011  ARRL
Board of Directors meeting, the DXCC  award  for  RTTY  is  now  changed  to
Digital. Digital will now replace RTTY on these  certificates  effective  25
July 2011. [TNX NC1L]

HF-DX CONVENTION --->  The  VI  International  HF-DX  &  Contest  Convention
organized by ARI Catania (www.arict.it) will be held at the  President  Park
Hotel (Acicastello) on 10-11 September. Main speakers  will  include  I2VGW,
I8NHJ, IT9EJW,  IT9IZY,  IW9GTN,  YT1AD  and  I1JQJ.  Please  contact  Santo
Coppola,  IT9ICS  (santocoppola[@]tin.it)  for  further   information.  [TNX

ILLW  --->  The  14th  annual  International  Lighthouse/Lightship  Weekend,
Conducted under the sponsorship of the Ayr Amateur Radio  Group,  will  take
place from 00.01 UTC on 20 August until 23.59  UTC  on  the  21st.  Complete
information on  this  popular  event,  including  a  list  of  participating
stations (412 so far), can be found at http://illw.net/

JARVIS ISLAND 2012 ---> The DXpedition to Jarvis Island organized  by  Radio
Expeditions Inc [425DXN 1009] has been postponed once again,  this  time  to
November-December 2012, "due to a scheduling conflict with the Braveheart".

ROCKALL 2012 ---> A team of four highly experienced IOTA activators  (George
EA2TA, Christian EA3NT, Simon IZ7ATN and Col MM0NDX, all part of the  larger
MS0INT IOTA adventure group) have plans to operate from the  extremely  rare
and dangerous Isle of Rockall (EU-189).
Accompanied by Nick Hancock,  a  climber  with  considerable  experience  in
inhospitable places, they aim to land and stay atop Rockall for  maximum  48
hours.  "With  research  and  historical  data,  we  believe    the  end  of
May/beginning June 2012 is a viable time period to put Rockall on the  air",
they say. As Rockall is an isolated  speck  of  rock  surrounded  by  water,
weather and seas will dictate the entire expedition.  Near  perfect  landing
conditions are required, and the skipper of their yacht will have the  final
The team is seeking donations  to  help  offset  some  of  the  expense.  To
donate, you can use paypal (rockall.eu189[@]gmail.com). A website  is  under
construction. [TNX MM0NDX]

ST0R ---> ST0R  (South  Sudan)  has  been  approved  for  DXCC  credit.  The
DXpedition went QRT at 7 UTC on 10 August, after  121,286  QSOs  (55458  CW,
47696 SSB and 18132 RTTY) with 27,994 unique callsigns.
"We are very excited about how well the ST0R DXpedition  went",  Paul  N6PSE
says. "The DX Friends and the Intrepid-DX Groups worked  well  together  and
really enjoyed our three weeks together. We are already  talking  about  our
next DXpedition/Adventure!
We are quiet happy that we met our goal of 120,000 QSOs  and  set  a  record
for RTTY contacts during a new country activation.
We wish to thank  all  of
our  donors  and  supporters.  Ordinarily  we  thank  our   donors  with  an
individual message, however the Internet in Juba was very unreliable and  we
were often without any connection to the outside world  other  than  Amateur
This week, we held  another  meeting  with  the  Engineering  staff  of  the
Ministry of Communications to guide them in their  ITU  prefix  application.
We are also providing them  with  guidance  to  develop  and  improve  their
Amateur Radio program and policies". Tony, EA5RM  (Team  Co-Leader  and  QSL
manager) will investigate your 'busted call'  requests,  if  you  email  him

+ SILENT KEYS + Microwave pioneer Ludovico "Vico" Zauli  (I4ZAU,  ex  I6ZAU)
passed away on 2 August. Other recently reported Silent Keys  include  Mario
Borri (IK1CHM) and Nikolai N. Malikov (U3CN).

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
4L4WW       EA7FTR      ES0U        ES2DJ       PY6/PY1JR   PU1KGG
4L5O        N3SL        ES4GP       ES5GP       R10RTRS     R7AA
4T100MP     OA4O        EX2F        RW6HS       R2011UFO    RA9FDR
5B/RV1AW    RU1AE       EY8MM       K1BV        R50CGT      UA4CDV
5B50J       5B4AHJ      FG4NN       NI5DX       R70BP       UA3YY
5N4EAM      IK2IQD      FK/I5JHW    I5JHW       RC3W/1      RW3WWW
5N7M        OM3CGN      FK8GX       W3HNK       RI1ANC      RN1ON
5R8FL       G3SWH       FM5BH       W3HNK       S79NU       DL8NU
5R8FU       SM5DJZ      FM5CD       F5VU        SA1A        SM1TDE
5R8UI       IZ8CCW      FY5LH       F5KDR       SA6G/7      SM6CUK
5Z4ES       K3IRV       G5W         G3BJ        SF2X/p      SM5EFX
8P9NX       W3HNK       G7N         G5XV        SG3U        SM3CXS
9A/VE3ZIK   DK8ZZ       G8A         G0DBE       SK0HS/5     SM0MPV
9A1CKL      DK8ZZ       GB50RSARS   G0SWY       SO1EKO      DL1EKO
9A1WFF      9A6AA       GB5FI       GW0ANA      SP0CFF      SP2FAP
9A8BEN      DO1BEN      GJ6YB       G3SWH       SP8RX/1     DJ0IF
9H3PW       ON7PX       GM0B        MM0BHX      SP9YFF      SQ9IDG
9J2BO       G3TEV       GM1J        MM0BQI      SY9M        SV9CVY
9J2RI       ZS6RI       GM2T        GM4UYZ      SZ5RDS      SV5AZP
9Q6AL       DF9TA       GM7A        GM7AAJ      SZ8L        SV3DCX
A35CT       KI0SO       GM7V        N3SL        T32TV       KH6CG
A41MX       EB7DX       GM7X        GW3SQX      T6MO        K9GY
A43MI       A47RS       GW8K        GW0ANA      TC0G        TA3TTT
A45WW       A61AM       GZ5Y        GM4SSA      TC2T        TA2MW
A61AS       YO3FRI      HB10K       EA7FTR      TC2X        OH2BH
A61BK       NI5DX       HC2AQ       EA5KB       TF8GX       KT6YL
A61BM       IZ8CLM      HC2SL       EA5KB       TG9NX       N4FKZ
A61BS       NI5DX       HG15IPA     HA3JB       TM0NOI      F4FVI  (b)
A61E        EB7DX       HG200LST    HA5GY       TM0NOI      HB9ELV (d)
A61K        EA7FTR      HG30LP      HA0LP       TM190NB     F4GFE
A61LL       EA5ZD       HG650D      HA0KA       TM30ARAD    F6KTM
A61Q        EA7FTR      HI3TT       ON4IQ       TM5SM       F5RJM
A61ZX       IZ8CLM      HK4CZE      EA7FTR      TM7FDM      F5MSS
A65BI       SM5DJZ      HP1/IZ6BRN  IZ8CLM      TM7T        ON7EQ
A65CB       EB7DX       HR9/WQ7R    K5WW        TM89YON     F5KCC
A71BU       NI5DX       HS0ZEX      DL9MDZ (b)  TT8FC       EA4AHK
A71CM       NI5DX       HS7AT/P     E21IZC      TY1KS       IZ7KHR
A71CT       EA7FTR      HZ1ZH       EA7FTR      TY5ZR       IK2IQD
AP2TN       DJ9ZB       IB0R        IK8HCG      UE90K       UA9XL
B4X         BA4XA       IC8L        IZ8EGM      UK8OK       EA7FTR
BP100       BX4AQ       IC8R        IC8OZM      UK8OM       4Z5OG
BU100       BM2JCC      II7UI       IK7SLT      UN1F        DF6PB
BV100       BV2KI       IJ7A        IK7IMO      UN1L        W3HNK
BV100ROC    BM2JCC      IP3WFF      IZ3DBA      UN7MMM      EA7FTR
BW100       BM2JCC      IQ7HK       IK7FPX      UP7Z        UN7ZZ
BX100       BM2JCC      IQ9MQ       IT9MRM      UP80NR      UN7LAN
BY1CW/4     BA4EG       IR1DCI      IK1QFM      V25A        W9NJB
CA3KHZ      EA5KB       IY6GM       IK6VXO      V31UB       KU5B
CE0Y/I2DMI  I2DMI       J45K        SV9DJO      V44KAI      W5TFW
CM8AKD      EA7FTR      J48JJ       HA7JJS      V47JA       W5JON
CN8CZM      EA7FTR      J48LH       SV3DCX      V84CBS      V85ZX
CN8KD       EA5XX       J48NL       HA6NL       V85AVE      W3HNK
CN8NK       EA5XX       J48P        HA7PL       V85TX       W3HNK
CN8QN       EA7FTR      JD1BLY      JI5RPT      VC1D        VE1DHD
CN8ZG       EA7FTR      JT1LU       JA7LU       VC1Z        VE1CDD
CO3CJ       EB7DX       K3D         KB3NPA      VK4NM       M0OXO
CO6CAC      EA5KB       KH2/N2NL    W2YC        VK9IR       EB7DX
CO8LY       EA7ADH      KP2M        AI4U        VQ9ZZ       N1ZZZ
CR2T        CU2AF       KP4JRS      EA7FTR      W1T         W1GLO
CR5B        CT1BOL      LY2011USCARS ES2TT      W4S         W4PC
CR6R        CT1CJJ      LY53SOP     LY5W        W6UX/p      K6GEP
CR6W        CS1GDX      LZ02WFF     LZ1BJ       WA8LOW/KH8  WA8LOW
CS2W        HB9CRV      LZ05WFF     LZ1BJ       XE1FSK      EA5KB
CX4ACH      IK2DUW      LZ0I        LZ1BJ       XF3/IZ2LSC  EB7DX  (d)
D2EB        IZ3ETU      M3I         G0ORH       XF3/IZ2LSC  IZ2LSC (b)
DL0WFF      DL2JIM      MD2C        MD0CCE      XU7ACY      W2EN
DM6V        DL5AXX      MI0M        MI0SAI      YB0AKM      EA7FTR
DQ1175E     DL5DCL      MI0UDX      GI4VIV      YB0AR       YB9BU
DR60BENE    DG2MEL      MU0HTJ      2E0SQL      YB0ECT      W2FB
DU1/JJ5GMJ  JH5RXS (d)  MU0MCV      M0MCV       YB3MM       IZ8CCW
DU1/JJ5GMJ  JJ5GMJ (b)  N4A         N4YDU       YB8EL       EA7FTR
DU3/N0QM    N0QM        N4I         W4OTN       YC8AHH      EA7FTR
DW8BXU      JF1LZQ      N6L         K6LSN       YF8RIM      EA7FTR
E2E         HS0ZFZ      NP2X        K5WW        YI1RZ       IK2DUW
E70WFF      E77E        NP3CW       EB7DX       YI9OBM      N2OBM
E7DX        E77E        OD5PY       KU9C        YL11WCA     YL2IU
ED1M        EA1DR       OG5A        OH5AD       YM2KK       TA2AHS
ED1T        EA1HLH      OH0VM       OH6VM       YN2RP       NN3RP
EF8M        UA3DX       OL9CX       OK1AYU      YP0IP       YO8TLC
EG1URE      EA1AE       OM55TV      OM3MB       YP5WFF      YO5OAG
EI8GQB      ON4EI       ON30CLM     ON6HC       YR30DP      YO8AXP
EJ0PL       EI5JQ       OZ/AL3T     DL7ET       YR6WFF      YO6KNE
EK3GM       IK2QPR      OZ0FR/p     DL2VFR      Z21BB       W3HNK
EK6LP       RN4LP       P29FR       I2RFJ       Z330A       Z30A
EM0UBC      UR4UXD      P29ZL       W1YRC       ZB2FX       G3RFX
EO18IKF     US6IKF      PA11HJ      PA9LUC      ZM4M        ZL4PW
EO18IQ      UR3IQ       PA6NH       PH9HB       ZP5KO       PY4KL
EO60RUL     UZ9RR       PA6Z        PA9M        ZP6CW       ZP6CU
ER44WFF     ER1RR       PF29CAVENTE PA7HPH      ZP6VLA      EA5KB
ER4DX       RA4LW       PF4C        ON4ON       ZP9MCE      EA5ZD

A92IO    Dave Court, P.O. Box 31183, Budaiya, Bahrain
E21IZC   Tony W. Tritarntipvikul, P.O. Box 88, Muang Samut Sakhon 74000,
EB7DX    David Lianez Fernandez, P.O. Box 163, 21080 Huelva, Spain
HB9ELV   Christoph Vogt, Laubistrasse 45, 8193 Eglisau ZH, Switzerland
HS0ZFZ   Swen Roeder, P.O. Box 11, Phrachomklao Post Office, Bangkok 10802,
I2DMI    Francesco Di Michele, Via Vergani 20, 22063 Cantu' CO, Italy
IC8TEM   Costantino Cerrotta, Via Fenicia 1/C, 80073 Capri NA, Italy
IK7FPX   Michele Finocchio, Via Teano 38, 74015 Martina Franca TA, Italy
IK7IMO   Vincenzo Carriero, Via Quinto Ennio 3, 73020 Cavallino LE, Italy
IZ7ATN   Simon Gadaleta, Ufficio Molfetta, Casella Postale 8, 70056
         Molfetta BA
IZ7KHR   Francesco Cozzi, Via Nazionale 8/O, 70128 Bari BA, Italy
JA7LU    Seihachi Suzuki, 2-5-9 Kaga, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba-ken, 277-0051,
JJ8DEN   Yoshitake Izumi, 7 Minami-24 Nishi-1, Obihiro-shi, Hokkaido,
         080-0011, Japan
PY7CRA   Casa Do Radioamador de Pernambuco, Rua Djalma Farias 169, Torreao,
         Recife - PE, 52030-190, Brazil
TL0A     Christian Saint-Arroman, Chemin de Mousteguy, 64990 Urcuit, France
UA0LCZ   Vladimir F. Miroshnichenko, P.O. Box 41-21, Vladivostok-41,
         690041, Russia
VE8EV    John Boudreau, P.O. Box 3099, Inuvik NT X0E 0T0, Canada
VK4SWE   Lyn Battle, PMB 1 Karumba QLD 4891, Australia
WH2X     Joel S. Guisihan, P.O. Box 4331, Agana GU 96932, USA
ZC4LI    Steve Hodgson, 4 Nikolau Michael Street, 5523 Dasaki Achnas, Cyprus
ZD7FT    Peter Constantine, P.O. Box  33, Jamestown, St. Helena Island,
         South Atlantic Ocean, STHL 1ZZ
ZD7VC    Bruce R. Salt, P.O. Box 5, Jamestown, St. Helena Island, South
         Atlantic Ocean, STHL 1ZZ


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