425 DX News issue #1071

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12 November 2011                                          A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1071
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

5Z     - Sigi, DL7DF will be active as 5Z4HW from near Mombasa,  Kenya  from
         23 November to 6 December. He will operate holiday style on  160-10
         metres CW, SBB, RTTY, PSK31 and SSTV. QSL via home call, direct  or
         bureau. Sigi's website is at www.dl7df.com
8Q     - Yuki, JH1NBN will be QRV in his spare  time  as  8Q7ZB  from  Male,
         Maldives (AS-013) on 15-29 November. QSL via home  call.  [TNX  The
         Daily DX]
9M6    - Saty, JE1JKL will participate in the CQ  WW  CW  Contest  as  9M6NA
         (SOAB) from Labuan Island (OC-133), East  Malaysia.  QSL  via  home
         call, direct or bureau. Email requests  for  bureau  cards  can  be
         sent to 9m6na[@]jsfc.org. [TNX NG3K]
C6     - K2KW,  KB7Q,  KE7X,  N6XG,  N6XR  and  WA6O  will  be  active  from
         Eleuthera  (NA-001),  Bahamas  on  18-28  November.    They    will
         participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest as C6AAW (QSL  via  WA4WTG);
         outside the contest they will use  their  personal  C6A  callsigns.
         [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
C9     - Mike, K9NW will  be  active  as  C91NW  from  Mozambique  on  21-29
         November. He will operate  CW,  SSB  and  RTTY  on  160-10  metres,
         including a SOAB entru in the CQ WW DX CW  Contest.  QSL  via  home
         call. [TNX NG3K]
E5     - E51MAN is the callsign that Bill, N7OU [425DXN 1067] will be  using
         from Manihiki Atoll (OC-014), North Cook Islands. He  will  operate
         CW only on 160-10 metres with a focus on Europe He had  planned  to
         be there on 8-22 November, but his flight has  been  delayed.  When
         on Rarotonga (OC-013, South Cook Islands)  Bill  uses  E51NOU.  QSL
         via N7OU.
EA9    - DF4SA, DL6KVA, EA9LZ, HA1AG, HA3NU and  N5KO  will  participate  in
         the CQWW DX CW Contest as ED9M in the M/S category. QSL  via  HA1AG
         and LoTW. [TNX DL6KVA]
EL     - The VooDoo Contest Group will participate in the CQ WW  CW  Contest
         as  EL2A  (Multi-Multi)  from  Liberia.  Operation  with   personal
         callsigns will start on 21 November: AA7A as EL2NS, G3SXW as  EL2A,
         G4BWP as EL2WP, KC7V as EL2MF, KY7M as EL2LF  and  N7CW  as  EL2CW.
         QSL EL2WP via  G5LP,  others  via  home  call.  The  logs  will  be
         uploaded to LoTW. [TNX The Daily DX]
ET     - Krassy K1LZ, David K3LP, Al K3VN and Curt K7CU will be active  from
         the ET3AA club station in Addis Ababa Ethiopia  between  8  and  13
         December. Krassy will operate 80 and  40  metres,  and  David  will
         operate 160 and  30  metres  during  the  local  evening  to  early
         morning hours; Al and Curt will be  QRV  during  day/early  morning
         hours on all other bands using SSB. Details on this project,  which
         includes training sessions for university students,  can  be  found
         at www.k3lp.com [TNX DX World]
F      - The  Council  of  Europe Radio Amateur Club  (http://ewwa.free.fr/)
         will be active again as TP50CE on 2-4 December to commemorate   the
         50th anniversary of the European Social  Charter.  QSL  via  F5LGF.
         [TNX F6FQK]
FJ     - Look for FJ/VE3TA and FJ/VE3EY (QSL via home calls)  to  be  active
         from  St.  Barthelemy  (NA-146)  on  22-29  November.  They    will
         participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest as TO3A (QSL via VE3EY).
HK    -  Paco,  EA7ATX  (http://sa040.blogspot.com/)   will  be   active  as
         HK1/EA7ATX from Tierrabomba Island (SA-040) on 17-20  November.  He
         will operate SSB on 80-10 metres. QSL via home call,  direct  only.
         [TNX DX World]
JA     - Hiro, JA6WFM and Naomi, JM6EBU will  be  active  as  JF6YME/6  from
         Yoron Island (AS-023) on 21-23  November.  QSL  JA6WFM,  direct  or
         bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
J6     - Bill, K9HZ will be active as J68HZ from St. Lucia (NA-108) from  19
         November to 3 December. He plans to be QRV  on  7155  and/or  14155
         kHz between 16 and 24 UTC daily. QSL via K9HZ, LoTW and eQSL.
J7     - Ken, JN1THL and Yoshi, JK1KHT will be active  as  J79KT  and  J79YK
         from Dominica (NA-101) on 13-20 November. QSL  for  both  callsigns
         via JN1NDY (direct). [TNX VA3RJ]
J7     - Mike, VE2XB will be active as J79XB from Dominica  from  5  January
         "for several weeks". He plans to operate holiday  style  on  160-10
         metres, and possibly 6m if there are openings, with some  focus  on
         80, 40 and 30m. QSL via home call. [TNX VE2XB]
KH2    - JR1VAY  will  be  active  as  AH2J  from  Guam  (OC-026)  on  11-14
         November. He  will  participate  in  the  JIDX  SSB  and  WAE  RTTY
         contests. QSL via JR1VAY, bureau preferred. [TNX NG3K]
KH3    - Susan, W7KFI has been granted permission by the  US  Department  of
         the Air Force to land her vessel, the  USSV  Dharma,  "at  Johnston
         Atoll for a period of seven days in  either  November  or  December
         2011" (the USAF  permit  can  be  seen  at  www.dxcoffee.com/eng/).
         However, she does not plan to set sail before mid-January, and  her
         QSL manager (KH6CG) says that  the  permit  has  been  extended  to
         January-February. She should be QRV as  KH3/W7KFI  starting  around
         21 January; she  will  operate  mainly  CW  and  SSB  with  a  43ft
         vertical. [TNX DX World]
V3     - Dennis, K2SX and Les, W2LK will be active as V31SX and  V31AO  from
         Belize on 22-29 November. They will participate in the CQ WW DX  CW
         Contest as V31AO (Multi-Single); before and after the contest  they
         will operate mainly CW with some RTTY and 6m. QSL via  home  calls.
         [TNX The Daily DX]
V5     - Klaus, DJ4SO  will be active again as V5/DJ4SO  from  Namibia  from
         17 November to 14 December. He will operate  mostly  CW,  RTTY  and
         PSK31 with some SSB on 160-6 metres, and will  participate  in  the
         CQ WW CW Contest. QSL via DJ4SO, direct or bureau, and LoTW.  Email
         requests for bureau cards can be sent to klaus[@]dj4so.de [TNX  The
         Daily DX]
V8     - Special event station V84SEA will be activated for the 39th  SEANET
         Convention, to be held in Bandar Seri  Begawan,  Brunei  Darussalam
         on 17-21 November.
VU     - Special callsign AU2JCB will be in use on 40-10 metres SSB  between
         19 November and 4 December to celebrate  the  birthdate  of  Indian
         physicist and radio pioneer Jagadish Chandra Bose.  QSL  direct  to
         VU2DSI. [TNX The Daily DX]
W      - Look for K9RR/4 and K8GI/4 to be active from  Cedar  Key   (NA-076)
         on 12-15 November (from around 20 UTC on Saturday through around  1
         UTC on Tuesday). QSL via home calls, direct (preferred) or  bureau.
         They plan to operate SSB, CW, RTTY and PSK63 on 40, 30, 20, 15  and
         15 metres. [TNX DX World]
XU     - Mal, VK6LC will be active holiday style  as  XU7AEO  from  Cambodia
         until 21 November. He operates mainly CW with  some  SSB.  QSL  via
         home call. Direct only.
XV     - Kurt, DL5CO will  be  active  as  XV2CO  from  Vietnam  between  12
         November and 5 December. He will operate holiday  style  mainly  CW
         with some SSB. QSL via home call. [TNX DX Newsletter]
YN     - Mike, AJ9C will be active as YN2CC from Nicaragua from 24  November
         to 5 December. He plans to operate  CW,  SSB  and  RTTY  on  160-10
         metres, and to take part in the CQ WW DX  CW  and  ARRL  160  Meter
         contests. QSL via home call and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]
Z2     - Antonio, DL4EA (EA4KT) will be active as  Z24EA  from  Zimbabwe  on
         13-21 November. He plans to operate SSB, CW and  digital  modes  on
         160-6 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX NG3K]

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

NCDXF ---> The Northern California DX Foundation  (www.ncdxf.org)  board  of
directors voted on 7 November to welcome back Charles "Rusty"  Epps  (W6OAT)
to their board. W6OAT was also elected  as  President  effective  1  January
2012. Current President, Bruce Butler (W6OSP) will continue on the board  as
Treasurer. Glenn Johnson (W0GJ) will continue  as  Vice  President  and  Kip
Edwards  (W6SZN)  will  continue  as  Secretary.  NCDXF  plans    on  adding
additional individuals to their board in early 2012. [TNX W0GJ]

OJ0X ---> The OJ0X DXpedition to Market Reef came to an end after more  than
66,000 QSOs with 26,921 uniques  (141  stations  made  it  on  all  9  bands
offered). Please  visit  www.qrz.com/db/OJ0X  for  logsearch,  pictures  and
other information. The OJ0X operating team  included  14  operators  (DH7SA,
SM0W, SM6U and SP5XVY): "while the gang experienced all kinds of weather  in
fighting for their landings and departures, they  were  satisfied  in  being
able to catch some good high-band openings, offering OJ0 on those bands  and
modes for the first time". If you are interested in  operating  from  Market
Reef  in  2012,  you  may   contact    the    Finnish    Lighthouse  Society
(www.majakkaseura.fi). [TNX OH2BN]


QSLs received direct or  through  managers:  3A2LF,  3A2MD,  4J0WFF,  4L1MA,
4L1UN, 4O3A, 4S7KM,  5C12M,  5N6/YL2SW,  5R8KS,  5Z4/JA7SGV,  7Q7CE,  7Z1HL,
9H3IP, 9J2FM, 9K2YM, A61Q, A61R,  A61ZX,  A92GR,  AB5EB/p  (NA-089),  BA1KW,
BV1EL, C31CT,  CE0Y/DK2ZF,  D44AC,  DS3HWS,  E51PMR,  EA6UN,  EK6GB,  EK6TA,
T6RH, T77C, T88UE, T8XX, TA1FA,  TI2MEF,  TI5/KI4TRG,  TK5MH,  TL0A,  TO2FH,
YB8/WK1S  (OC-221),  YB9/WK1S  (OC-022),  YL2BJ,  YV1DIG,  YW5LR,  ZA/LZ2HM,


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