425 DX News issue #1059

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20 August 2011                                            A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1059
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

5W     - Lance, W7GJ (5W0GJ) will conduct a 6m EME DXpedition  to  Samoa  on
         22-31  August.  QSL  direct  to  home  call.  Further  information,
         including  details  on  the  QSO  procedure  that  he  uses   "most
         effectively during these types of  operations",  can  be  found  at
9H     - Gab, HA3JB will be active as 9H3IP from  Malta  (EU-023)  on  16-27
         September. He will operate holiday style on 80-10 metres CW,  RTTY,
         PSK31, SSTV and SSB. He plans to participate  in  the  CQ  WW  RTTY
         Contest (SOSB). QSL direct to HA3JB. [TNX HA3JB]
9U     - Pierre, ON7CIP is Bujumbura, Burundi and  plans  to  be  active  as
         9U7T (callsign to be confirmed) in his spare time. He is likely  to
         be QRV only on 20 metres SSB and/or PSK31. QSL via home call.
CE    -  Quite  a  number of activities  are  expected to  take  place  from
         Chilean  lighthouses  on  19-21  August   for   the   International
         Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend: CE2C (Cofradia Nautica del  Pacifico,
         by CE3RAC), XR2BRL (Baliza Rio Limari, by  CE2UNE),  XR2FCU  (Punta
         Curaumilla, by CE2AA), XR2FPC (Punta  Condell,  by  CE2AA),  XR2FPD
         (Punta Duprat, by CE2AA), XR2Q (Quintay, by  CE3ETE),  XR6Z  (Morro
         Gonzalo, by CE6AMN), XR7F (Faro Corona, Chiloe Island, by  CE7BLI).
         [TNX CE3FZL]
CN     - Ampelio IS0AGY (5C2B), Alfredo IK7JWX  (5C2J),  Leo  I8LWL  (5C2L),
         Ruggero IK2PZC (5C2P), Simon  IZ7ATN  (5C2SG),  Mounaim  CN8QY  and
         Belkaid CN8QX will be active from Herne Island  (AF-068)  on  22-29
         September. They  plan  to  operate  on  all  modes  and  bands,  6m
         included. [TNX IK2PZC]
DL     - Willy, DL1BJN and other operators will be active "on several  modes
         and bands" as DL0EM from Wybelsum Lighthouse on  19-21  August  for
         the ILLW. QSL via bureau. [TNX DL1BJN]
EX     - Special event station EX20ID will be active from  26  August  to  4
         September to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the indipendence  of
         the Kyrgyz Republic and to promote the national award sponsored  by
         the  Amateur Radio Union of Kyrgyzstan (information can be found at
         (www.qrz.ru/awards/detail/2213.html). [TNX EX8AB]
FK     - FK stations have been granted permission to change their prefix  to
         TX for the XVI South Pacific Games that  will  be  in  Noumea,  New
         Caledonia from 27 August to 10 September. [TNX The Daily DX]
E5_sc  - Andy, AB7FS is active again holiday style as E51AND from  Rarotonga
         (OC-013), South Cooks until 3 September (and will be back on  19-31
         December). He operates straight key slow CW  on  around  14050  kHz
         and also he oftens check into the ANZA  net  (05.15  UTC  on  14183
         kHz). "I'm not a DXer", he says, "much more of a  rag-chewer  -  so
         please have patience with my operating procedures. I'm on  the  air
         to have fun, not to score the maximum number  of  contacts  in  the
         shortest time". QSL via AB7FS.
F      - Special  callsign  TM11NOR  will  be  active  until  31  August  to
         celebrate the 1100th anniversary of the creation of  the  Duchy  of
         Normandy. QSL via F5UBH. [TNX F8REF]
FS     - Gregg, W6IZT will be active as FS/W6IZT from Saint Martin  (NA-105)
         on 20-29 August. He will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 40-10  metres.
         QSL via N7XG, direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
HP     - HP2TP is the callsign to be  used  from  the  lighthouse  at  Punta
         Toro,  Panama  during  the    International    Lighthouse/Lightship
         Weekend. QSL via HP1RCP.
IS0    - Max, IZ4JMA will be active as IS0/IZ4JMA from Isuledda (EU-024)  on
         3-10 September, and as IM0/IZ4JMA from  Maddalena  Island  (EU-041)
         on 10-17 September. He plans to operate CW, SSB and  digital  modes
         on 80-10 metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX NG3K]
LU     - The Radio Club Argentino will be active as LR5D from Martin  Garcia
         Island (SA-055) on 18-22 August,  including  participation  in  the
         SARTG WW RTTY Contest (www.sartg.com). Outside the  contest  expect
         SSB, CW and FM activity on the HF bands, as well  as  on  6  and  2
         metres and UHF. QSL via LU4AA, direct or bureau. [TNX LU7ADC]
OH     - OH1BOI, OH1JJO and OH1W will be active as OH1AV/2 and  OH1N/p  from
         Vormo Island (EU-097) on 19-21 August. QSL via  OH1BOI,  direct  or
         bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
OH0    - Nao, JA1HGY  will  be  active  as  OH0HG  from  the  Aland  Islands
         (EU-002) on 2-4 September. He will operate CW,  SSB  and  RTTY  and
         will participate in the All Asian  DX  Phone  Contest.  Before  and
         after OH0, he will be active as  OH0HG/OH2.  QSL  via  JA1HGY.  Nao
         will be visiting Finland to celebrate the  golden  jubilee  of  his
         friendship with Martti, OH2BH. [TNX JA1HGY]
OJ0    - PA0VHA, PA2A, PA2AM, PA3ALK and PA3BAG  will  be  active  as  OJ0CC
         from Market Reef (EU-053) from 27 August to 2 September. They  will
         operate SSB, CW, RTTY and PSK on  all  bands,  including  4  and  6
         metres. QSL via PA2A, direct or bureau. [TNX rgsbiota.org]
OZ     - Look for OZ/DL2GF to be active from Fanoe Island (EU-125)  from  22
         August to 3 September. He will operate CW and SSB on 40-10  metres.
         QSL via home call. [TNX DX Newsletter]
PA     - Ben, DO1BEN (www.do1ben.de) and Barbara, DO1IQ will  be  active  as
         PD/homecalls from Texel Island (EU-038) on 22-28 August. They  will
         operate SSB and some RTTY and PSK31 on 80-10 metres. QSL  for  both
         via DO1BEN, direct or bureau. [TNX rgsbiota.org]
PA     - PA3EJE, PA3GON, PA8F, PD0LUR, PD2JAM,  PD5EK  and  PE1MPA  will  be
         active as PG6MILL from "De Valk" in Montfoort on 30  September  and
         1 October. They plan to operate on 80-10 metres all modes,  and  to
         use a full size quad antenna to be  mounted  on  the  arms  of  the
         windmill. QSL via PE1MPA, direct or bureau. [TNX PE1MPA]
PJ2    - Anja, DH2AK and Torsten, DL1THM will be  active  holiday  style  as
         PJ2/DH2AK and PJ2/DL1THM from Curacao (SA-099) from 21 August to  8
         September. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
S7     - DL5RDO will be active as S79DO from La Digue and Mahe  (both  count
         for AF-024), Seychelles from 21 August  to  6  September.  He  will
         operate mainly CW on 40-10 metres (the allocation on 40m starts  at
         7050 kHz, so look for him around 7055 on CW and  "somewhat  higher"
         on SSB). QSL via DL5RDO,  direct  or  bureau,  and  LoTW.  [TNX  DX
SM     - Fred, SM7DAY  will  be  active  as  SM7DAY/p  from  Senoren  Island
         (EU-138) on 21-28 August. He will operate SSB  and  CW  on  the  HF
         bands. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX SM7DAY]
SP     - A large group of operators from Poland and Germany  (namely  SP1EG,
         and  DM7MA)  will  be  active  as  SN1LH  from  the  lighthouse  in
         Niechorze on 2-6 September. Plans are to be QRV on  as  many  bands
         and modes as possible. QSL via operator's instructions. [TNX DM2TO]
SU     - Gab, HA3JB will be active again  as  SU/HA3JB  from  Egypt  between
         September and late November. He plans to operate CW,  RTTY,  PSK31,
         SSTV and some SSB, and to take part in the CQ  WW  DX  CW  Contest.
         QSL direct to HA3JB. [TNX HA3JB]
UR     - Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the  independence  of  Ukraine,
         special event station EO20UR will be active on  22-28  August  from
         the capital city of Kyiv and other  districts  (see  qrz.com).  QSL
         via UT7UR.
VE     - George, K3GV will be QRV as  K3GV/VY2  from  Prince  Edward  Island
         (NA-029) on 1-30 September. He will be mainly active on 20  and  15
         metres. QSL via home call. [TNX K3GV]
VK     - VK3ATX, VK3DWH, VK3CH and VK3ATA will be active  from  Gabo  Island
         (OC-196) until 21 August. They are QRV on 20, 30, 40 and 80  metres
         (see http://vk3atx.net/).
VK     - Members of the Hellenic  Amateur  Radio  Association  of  Australia
         (www.haraoa.com) will be active as VK2CL  from  the  lighthouse  on
         Montague Island (OC-223) on 19-22 August. QSL via VK2IR. [TNX NG3K]

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

425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE --->  The  July    2011  issue  is  now  available  for
download at www.425dxn.org/monthly/index.html. [TNX IZ3EBA]

EA-FLT 2011 AWARD ---> Representing the  football  teams  competing  in  the
Spanish Premier League, twenty  stations  (EF1AST,  EF1DFP,  EF1DR,  EF1HLW,
EF7JB, EF7TV, EF8AKN, EG5DM, EG5FL and EG5KB) will be active from 23  August
to 11 September for the "EA Football League Teams  Award".  Details  can  be
found at www.ea-flt.com [TNX EA5OL]

NCDXF ---> G. Kip Edwards, W6SZN  is  the  new  Secretary  of  the  Northern
California DX Foundation effective 1 August 2011. Kip rejoined  NCDXF  as  a

director approximately two years ago and replaces  Tom  McShane,  NW6P,  who
resigned for health reasons. [TNX W0GJ]

QSL 3V8SS ---> Please note that as of 1 July 2011  the  new  QSL  route  for
3V8SS is via LX1NO (Norbert Oberweis, 16 rue des Anemones, L-8023  Strassen,

+ SILENT KEYS + Recently reported Silent Keys include Alicia  Salinas  Arias
(CA6GMR), L.J. Smith (G3HJF), Cliff Goddard  (G4LAA),  Mike  Voss  (GW8ERA),
Tokuro Matsumoto (JA7AO), Thomas S. Hammond (N0SS),  Vilmar  Vilson  Andrade
(PP5WA), Alexander V. Semyonov (UN3F), M.S. Millowick (VK5MS), Jimmy  Mistry
(VU2IJ) and Hal S. Christensen (W4RIM).


QSLs received direct  or  through  managers:  3B8MM,  3D2A,  3D2YU,  3DA0TM,
3DA0ZO, 4A4A, 4S7AB, 4S7ULG, 5M2TT, 5N6/YL2SW, 5R8X,  5T5HC,  5V7CC,  5Z4KI,
6Y5/AI5P, 8P0P, 8R1AK/p, 9H1BT, 9H4JX, 9H5PF, 9K2YN, 9L1MS,  9M2CNC,  9M6CT,
9U5D, 9V1YC, 9Y4D, A45XR, A71BU, BU2AQ, C6AGU, CN8KD, CN8SG,  CO2WF,  CO2WL,
GR4RCG,  HA5JI,  HC2SL,  HK4CZE,  IG9E,  J6/K8LEE,  J6/W0SA,  J68HS,  J68ID,
MS0INT, OA4SS, OH0R,  OH0X,  OJ0B,  P29VCX  (OC-102),  PJ2/N0VD,  PJ2/W8QID,
PJ4E, PJ76, PW2D, PY0FO, PY2XB/1 (SA-029), S21YZ, ST2AR,  SV2ASP/A,  SV5AZP,
SV9ANK, T6JC, T6TL, T70DXC,  T8XO,  TC4X,  TE8X,  TG7/HR2DMR,  TG7WW,  TL0A,
TM0Z, TO2FH (AF-027), TX4T, TZ6DEL, TZ9A,  UK8UWG,  UO5OOW,  V25DD,  VK0KEV,


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