425 DX News issue #1063

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17 September 2011                                         A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1063
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

3A     - Manel, EA3EGB will  be  active  as  3A/EA3EGB  from  Fort  Antoine,
         Monte-Carlo on 18-19 September. He plans to operate  SSB  and  RTTY
         on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX RN1CW]
6Y     - Dennis, W1UE will be active as W1UE/6Y5 from Jamaica (NA-097)  from
         17 September to 4 October. He will operate CW, SSB and  RTTY,  with
         a focus on the low bands. He will participate in  the  CQ  WW  RTTY
         Contest  (24-25  September)  and  the  California  QSO  Party  (1-2
         October) as 6Y6U. [TNX The Daily DX]
C5     - Twelve operators (namely  OK1DIX,  OK1DO,  OK1DSZ,  OK1FFU,  OK1NU,
         OK1RI, OK1RK, OK5MM, OK8WW/OM2TW, OM2IB, OM5AW and OM6NM)  will  be
         active as C50C from The Gambia from 21 October to 1  November,  and
         again on 20-29 November. They will  participate  in  the  both  the
         CQWW DX SSB  (29-30  October)  and  CQWW  DX  CW  (26-27  November)
         contests as C5A (Multi-Multi). They will be QRV  on  160,  80,  40,
         20, 15 and 10 metres with 3-4 stations (and with 6 stations  during
         the contests). QSL both callsigns  via  OM2FY,  direct  or  bureau.
         Logsearch and further information  can  be  found  at  www.om0c.com
         [TNX OK8WW]
CE     - Luis, CX1EK will be active again as CE2/CX1EK between 16  September
         and 19 October. He operates mainly CW on  12  and  17  metres.  QSL
         direct to Luis Matho, 2303 Nordok Place, Alexandria VA 22306,  USA.
         [TNX CX1EK]
F      - Special event call TM33LDX is active until  24  September  for  the
         33rd Convention of the Clipperton DX Club, this year to be held  at
         Barbatre, Noirmoutier Island (EU-064) on 23-24  September  (details
         at  www.cdxc.org). QSL via F5CWU and LoTW. [TNX F5NQL]
F     -  Look for  Sergio, IZ4BBF  to be  active  as F/IZ4BBF  from  Sainte-
         Marguerite  Island  (EU-058)  on  13-16  October,  with  operations
         planned on 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 metres CW and SSB. QSL via
         home call. [TNX IZ4BBF]
GJ     - G3ZAY, G7VJR, JA1LZR, JF1PJK and JQ2GYU will  be  active  as  GJ6UW
         from Jersey (EU-013) on 2-7 December. They  will  operate  CW,  SSB
         and RTTY on all bands, with an emphasis on 160  and  80m  for  Asia
         and Japan when propagation is available. The station  will  include
         a JA-facing beverage, an 80m vertical  array  and  a  4-square  for
         40m. On other HF bands, they hope to use the Jersey  club  station.
         QSL via M0BLF. All logs will be on Club  Log  and  posted  to  LoTW
         during the expedition. [TNX G7VJR]
KH0    - Al, W6HGF  will  be  active  as  W6HGF/KH0  from  Saipan  (NA-086),
         Mariana Islands on 21-30 September. He will  focus  on  RTTY,  with
         participation in the CQ WW RTTY Contest, but will  also  use  other
         modes when time permits.  QSL  via  home  call  (direct)  and  LoTW
         (preferred). [TNX NG3K]
LX     - A group of operators will be active  as  LX8M  from  Luxembourg  on
         22-25 September, including an entry in  the  CQ  WW  RTTY  Contest.
         They will operate CW,  SSB  and  various  digital  modes  on  80-10
         metres. QSL via operators' instructions. [TNX DL1FX]
OJ0    - An international team of twelve operators will be  active  as  OJ0X
         from Market Reef (EU-053) for 3 weeks  starting  on  19  September,
         weather permitting. The three one-week shifts are as follows:
         19 September    DL3DXX, DH7SA, DL5CW, SP5XVY
         27 September    OH1TV, OH2BAD, OH2BO, OH5BM
         4 October       G3TXF, OH2BH, OH2PM, SM0W, SM6U
         The first group plans to run three stations, especially on WARC and
         low bands, but also in the CQWW RTTY Contest. The second group will
         take up where the previous group left off.  The  third  group  will
         cover more bands and the SAC SSB Contest.
         Their announced frequencies are: 1813 or 1826.5, 3523, 7023, 10123,
         14003 or 14033,  18083 or 18083,  21003 or 21033,  24893 or  24903,
         28003 or 28033 kHz (CW); 1843,  3770,  7070,  14170,  18130, 21280,
         24960, 28490 kHz (SSB); 10140 and 18108 kHz (RTTY).  QSL via OH2BH.
         You can  follow  the  happenings  via    the    Market  Reef  Diary
         (www.majakkaseura.fi/eng/market/). Log search will be available  at
         www.clublog.org [TNX OH2BN]
OZ     - DG0OGM,  DK1AW,  DL3ARK,  DL4AMK  and  DL5ASE  will  be  active  as
         OZ/homecall from Helnaes Island (EU-172) from  24  September  to  1
         October. They will  operate  SSB,  CW,  RTTY  and  BPSK  on  160-10
         metres. [TNX DX World]
PJ4    - A large group of operators from the Provins  ARC  (F6KOP)  will  be
         active as PJ4C from Bonaire (SA-006) on 12-23  January  2012.  They
         will be QRV on all bands and modes, with at least six stations  and
         80,000 QSOs (and hopefully the new  RTTY  world  record)  as  their
         goal. Bookmark www.pj4c.com for further  information  and  updates.
         [TNX F5NQL]
PJ5    - Janusz,  SP6IXF   and  Wlodek,  SP6EQZ  will  be  active  again  as
         PJ5/SP6IXF and PJ5/SP6EQZ from  Sint  Eustatius  (NA-145)  from  19
         October to 4 November. They  will  operate  CW,  SSB  and  RTTY  on
         160-10 metres with two high power stations.  QSL  via  home  calls,
         direct or bureau. A dedicated website is under  construction.  [TNX
PZ     - Peter, PA1LP will be  active  as  PZ5LP  from  Surinam  between  18
         September and 15 October. He will operate mainly PSK  and  RTTY  on
         40-10 metres. QSL via PA1LP (direct  or  bureau),  LoTW  and  eQSL.
         [TNX NG3K]
SP     - Special event station HF36POL will be active  from  Poland  between
         20 September and 6 November to celebrate the departure of the  36th
         Polish  Antarctic  Expedition  to    Arctowski    station    (South
         Shetlands). QSL via SP9YI, direct or bureau. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
TK     - Heinz, DF6ZY will be  active  as  TK/DF6ZY  from  Corsica  (EU-014)
         between 18 September and 1  October,  with  a  focus  on  RTTY  and
         PSK31. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
TU     - 27 October to 11 November are the dates for the TU2T DXpedition  to
         Cote d'Ivoire [425DXN 1060]. Seven  operators  will  be  active  on
         160-10 metres CW, SSB and RTTY with 3-4  stations.  QSL  via  I2YSB
         (direct) or IK2CIO (bureau). Further information, band/mode  survey
         and OQRS can be found at www.i2ysb.com. A dedicated forum where  to
         contact the pilot station IK7JWY is at www.hamradioweb.org/forums/
YJ     - Ben, DJ0YI and Tom, NQ7R are both  part  of  the  YJ0VK  DXpedition
         [425DXN 1060], and plan to operate  mainly  CW  and  digital  modes
         before  and  after  the  main  operation  as  YJ0ABP  and    YJ0ANR
         respectively. They will arrive at Port Vila  (OC-035),  Vanuatu  on
         27 September and be active until the  30th,  when  the  main  group
         arrives. After the main operation  closes,  they  will  remain  and
         operate until 15 October. QSL YJ0ABP  via  DJ0YI,  QSL  YJ0ANR  via
         NQ7R. [TNX NQ7R]
ZK2    - Nine operators from Germany (DF1AL,  DJ9HX,  DJ9RR,  DK1AX,  DK1MA,
         DL2HWA, DL7JAN, DL7VEE and DM2AYO) will  be  active  as  ZK2C  from
         Niue (OC-040) on 3-17 February 2012. They will operate CW, SSB  and
         RTTY on 160-6 metres with three stations. QSL  via  DL7JAN,  direct
         or bureau. Further information,  including  suggested  frequencies,
         log search and the OQRS for both direct and bureau  cards,  can  be
         found at http://zk2c.hkmann.de/

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

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

CQ DX AWARDS NEW MANAGER ---> Keith Gilbertson, K0KG has been named the  new
CQ DX Awards Manager.  His  appointment  follows  the  retirement  of  Billy
Williams, N4UF, after more than three decades  of  service  to  the  amateur
radio DXing community. Effective immediately,  any  correspondence  relating
to the CQ DX Award program should be directed to:  Keith  Gilbertson,  21688
Sandy Beach Lane, Rochert, MN 56578-9604,  USA.  Keith  may  be  reached  by
e-mail at keith.gilbertson[@]q.com.

OCEANIA DX CONTEST ---> The 2011 Oceania DX Contests will  be  held  on  1-2
October (SSB) and 8-9 October (CW), from 8 UTC to 8  UTC.  The  aim  of  the
contest is to promote HF contacts with stations in the Oceania  region  (VK,
ZL, Pacific  Islands  and  other  locations  within  the  IARU  "Worked  All
Continents"  Oceania  boundary).  Complete  information  can  be   found  at

SAC ---> The dates and times for the 53rd Scandinavian Activity Contest are:
CW   17-18 September (12 UTC to 12 UTC)
SSB   8-9 October (12 UTC to 12 UTC)
Complete information of the SAC events can be found at http://sactest.net

SPRATLY 2012 --->  While  next  year's  DX0DX  expedition  to  Thitu  Island
(Pagasa) [425DXN 1035] has been cancelled for  good,  another  operation  is
being planned to take place from Layang Layang,  Spratly  Islands  in  April
2012. "Members of the Malaysian Amateur Radio  Transmitter  Society  (MARTS)
and the  9M4SDX  Team  are  behind  the  project".  Further  information  is
expected in due course. [TNX DX World]

VP8ORK ---> The South Orkeny Islands 2011  DVD  (52  minutes),  produced  by
James Brooks, 9V1YC is now available:  "against  the  backdrop  of  stunning
Antarctic scenery find out what took for the  MicroLite  Penguins  to  bring

another one of the DX world's most unique, and most  wanted,  on  the  air".
Purchase information can be found at www.dxvideos.com

+ SILENT KEYS + Recently reported Silent Keys include  Ian  Cable  (5B4AGF),
Massimo Muracchioli (IZ5RYG), Filippo  Varvello  (I1FVT),  John  R.  Sheller
(K8RR) Judith A. Nelson (KC1RI) and Jim Robertson (ZL2JR), one of  only  two
stations from New Zealand to achieve DXCC on 160 Metres.


QSLs received direct or through managers: 3D2IR, 5N7M, 5R8IC, 5R8RJ,  5W0IR,
6Y5WJ, 8Q7LM, 9H0A, 9K2VO,  9M6XRO/p,  9N7DX,  9U0A,  9V1DR,  9X0SP,  A25VB,
A65CB, A92IO,  AH0J,  BA4DW/4  (AS-160),  C21YY,  C6AGN,  CE3G,  CE9/VE3LYC,
HI3TEJ,  HI8CSS,  HK1W,  HK7AAG,  HR9/WQ7R,  JD1BMH,  K6VVA/KL7    (NA-242),
KH8/EA1IR,  MD0CCE,  MD2C,  N4SF/VP9,  OA4TT,  OY/PA2A,  P29CW,   PJ2/AF6WF,
PJ2/DJ9ON, PJ2T, PJ6D, PJ7ROJ, PP0T, RA1QQ (EU-162),  SU9VB,  SV5BYR,  SX0A,
SY2V, TE8X (NA-116),  TF3W,  TI5KD,  TJ3IC,  TK/HA8RM,  TL0A,  TN3W,  TO2FH,
TO4WW, TS7TI/p, TT8ZZ, TU5JM, UA0YM, UN6LN, V31GT, VU2RBI,  XV4LW  (AS-128),


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