425 DX News issue #1075

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10 December 2011                                          A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1075
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

4J     - 4J29RA and 4K29RA are the special callsigns issued  in  celebration
         of the 85th anniversary of  the  first  amateur  radio  station  in
         Azerbaijan  (RA29,  a  club  station  located    in    Helenendorf,
         present-day Goygol). QSL via 4J5T.
4S     - Peter,DC0KK will be active again as 4S7KKG from Sri Lanka  (AS-003)
         from 12 December until 10 March 2012. His preferred  modes  are  CW
         and digital modes (RTTY, PSK and WSJT). QSL via  home  call  (after
         the direct requests are processed,  he  will  confirm  all  of  the
         remaining QSOs through the bureau).
A6     - Gerry, VE6LB will be active again as A6/VE6LB from Dubai, UAE  from
         20 December to 10 January. He will operate holiday style mostly  CW
         with 100 watts and a G5RV antenna,  with  a  focus  on  12  and  10
         metres. QSL via home call, LoTW  and  e  QSL.  Email  requests  for
         bureau cards can be sent to ve6lb[@]telus.net [TNX NG3K]
BY     - Rick,  K1NIU  will  be  active  as  BA1BJ  from  Beijing  on  10-11
         December. Activity will be on all HF bands using  SSB.  QSL  direct
         to home call. [TNX ARRL DX Bulletin]
CE     - Special event station XR45EI is active  Iquique,  Chile,  until  25
         December to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the  local  newspaper
         (La Estrella de  Inquique).  QSL  via  CE1SZZ  (Caupolican  Marquez
         Vergara, Editor of the newspaper since 1997), direct or bureau.
E4     - Peri, HB9IQB will be active as E44PM from Palestine  [425DXN  1073]
         for one week starting on  16  December.  CW  will  his  main  mode;
         however, "taking into  consideration  the  many  e-mails  from  SSB
         Ops", he says, "I will try to spend not less than 20% of  the  time
         in that mode". QSL via home  call,  direct  or  bureau,  and  LoTW.
         Further  information,  log  search  included,  can  be  found    at
ET     - David K3LP, Paul N6PSE, Al K3VN and Bill N2WB will be  active  from
         Ethiopia until 13 December [425DXN 1071]. The goal of the trip  are
         to administer US FCC Amateur  Radio  License  examinations  for  58
         students at the Institute of Technology of the University of  Addis
         Ababa, to  create  the  University  of  Addis  Ababa  -  Technology
         Incubation Program (TIP), to install antennas  for  the  low  bands
         (160 and 80m) at the University and  to  be  active  as  ET3AA  and
         ET3SID on 160-6 metres using CW and  SSB.  The  team  will  operate
         from Sid May's QTH using ET3SID,  and  from  the  university  using
         ET3AA. QSL for both callsigns via N2OO -  he  will  only  have  the
         logs for contacts made by ET3AA and ET3SID on 8-13  December  2011.
         See  http://www.k3lp.com/et3aa_december_2011.htm  for    additional
         information and updates. [TNX K3LP]
FH     - Giovanni IK5BCM, Giuseppe IK5CBE and Giovanni IK5CRH will be active
         as  TO4M  from  Mayotte  (AF-027)  from  28  January to 5 February.
         They will run two  stations  with amplifiers, and will operate SSB,
         CW, PSK31  and  RTTY on  80-10  metres using  wire dipoles and  two
         rotary dipoles for 10  and  12m.  QSL via IK5CRH, bureau preferred.
         All  of  the QSOs  will  be uploaded to  LoTW  and  eQSL as soon as
         possible. They have a website at http://to4m.xoom.it/ [TNX I5NXH]
FS     - Tom, DL2RUM is active as FS/DL2RUM from St  Martin  (NA-105)  until
         12 December. He operates CW, SSB and RTTY with 600 watts.  QSL  via
         home call. [TNX DX Newsletter]
H40    - Sigi, DK9FN and Peter, DG1FK will be active  again  as  H40FN  (CW)
         and H40FK (digital modes) from Nendo (OC-100), Temotu  Province  on
         11-24 February. QSL H40FN via HA8DD (new QSL  manager),  QSL  H40FK
         via DG1FK. Further information, QSLling instructions and  operating
         tips can be found at qrz.com under H40FN. Pictures and wrap-ups  of
         H40FN's 2009-11 expeditions can be found at www.hari-ham.com
HK     - Oscar, HK6PRO plans to be active  as  HK6PRO/1  from  Palma  Island
         (SA-078) on 8-12 January. QSL via EA5KB. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
JD1_oga- Makoto, JI5RPT (www.ji5rpt.com/jd1/) will be active as JD1BLY  from
         Chichijima (AS-031), Ogasawara from  24  December  to 2 January. He
         will operate CW, SSB and digital modes on 80-6 metres and satellite
         (no 6m EME). QSL via home call. [TNX JI5RPT]
KH2    - Haru, JA1XGI will be active as  W8XGI/KH2  from  Guam  (OC-026)  on
         12-14 December. He will operate mainly CW, with a focus on  30,  17
         and 12 metres. QSL via JA1XGI, direct or  bureau,  and  LoTW.  [TNX
         OPDX Bulletin]
T8     - Eugene, RA0FF will be active as T88OW from  Koror  (OC-009),  Palau
         from 30 December to 8 January. He will operate mainly CW on  160-10
         metres, with a focus on 160 and 80m. QSL  via  home  call  (direct)
         and LoTW.
UN     - A large number of UP20 stations are active  until  31  December  to
         celebrate  the  20th  anniversary  of  Kazakhstan's   independence.
         Details on the relevant award can be found on the  website  of  the
         KFRR's HF Committee (http://kw.cqun.kz/)
V3     - Norman, 5B4AIF will be active as V31NB from  Placencia,  Belize  on
         16-27 December. He plans to  operate  SSB  "on  as  many  bands  as
         possible"  and  to  take  part  in  the  OK  DX  RTTY  Contest  (17
         December). QSL via EB7DX.

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

CE4A ---> The logsearch for CE4A (Pupuya Island, SA-095) is up  and  running
at http://ce4a.yolasite.com/

DX2GO ---> Kelly, N0VD has developed a new mobile enhanced DX  web  cluster.
"This specially developed web interface allows for mobile  devices  of  many
types  to  access  the  DX  Cluster  while  at  the  same    time  providing
customization to you which can be done  after  creating  an  account.  While
there are sure to be some mobile device  compatability  issues,  most  smart
phones released within the past few years should be able  to  interact  with
Dx2Go". It can be accessed at http://m.dx2go.com.

9L0W ---> The logserach for 9L0W (Banana Island, AF-037)is up and running at

QSL 3D2R ---> QSL requests for USA stations received until 15 November  have
been processed and mailed. The next batch is expected after 1 January  2012,
and now US stations can send  their  request  to  WD5COV  (David  Jorgensen,
18645 Cortez Road Se, Deming NM 88030). All others still go via YT1AD.  Some
2000 cards have already been sent, the rest will follow within a  couple  of
months. See www.yt1ad.info/3d2r/ for updates.

QSL J6M ---> The new QSL route for J6M (CQ WW DX CW  Contest  2011)  is  via
W0MU (Mike Fatchett, P.O. Box 3500, Parker CO 80134, USA;  an  OQRS  can  be
found at http://w0mu.com). The log has been uploaded to LoTW.


QSLs  received  direct  or  through  managers:  3A2LF,  3A2MD,  3D2AD,  3D2R
(OC-060), 3DA0GF,  3DA0HC,  3W2BB,  4L0CR,  4U1ITU,  4W6A  (OC-232),  5C2B/p
(AF-068), 5C2P, 5M2TT, 5R8NL, 5W1A, 5W8A, 5Z4/DL8NBE, 6O0M, 6Y5/W1UE,  6Y9X,
7Z1HL, 8Q7EJ, 8Q7SO, 8R1AK, 8R1EA,  9G5SG,  9J2BO,  9K2OD,  9M2CLN,  9M6XRO,
9Q50ON, 9Y4LAS, A45XR,  A52IR,  A52PP,  A71CT,  A73A,  A92GR,  AH0J,  AP2NK,
C31CT, C35JM, C4N, C56JC, C6AKQ, CN8QY/p (AF-068), CO8LY, D2QV,  D44AC,  D9A
(AS-026),  DU3/N0QM,  E51CG,  EA9EU,  EK6LP,  EK6TA,  ES5QD,  ET3AA,  EW6DX,
HI3TEJ, HK1AA, HS0ZCW, HV0A, HV50VR,  IB0/IZ0UIM  (EU-045),  IJ7A  (EU-073),
J28AA, J28RO, JW3TR, JY4CI, JY6ZZ, K0AP/5 (NA-089), K8GI/4 (NA-076),  LA4WKA
(EU-055),  LT1F,  LX8RTTY,  LY37LY,  LY775A,   MM0RAI/p    (EU-189),  MS0WRC
(EU-008),  NH0S,  OD5NJ,  OH0Z,  OL100VP,  OL10AMPER,  OL2011VP,    OL35OLP,
T32MI (OC-279), T32SI (OC-280), TF2JB, TF2MSN, TF3CW, TF8GX, TG9ADM,  TK5EP,
TL0A, TM5SM (EU-081), TY1KS, UA9CUA, UN8GV, V44KJ, V51GB, V55A, V63DX,  V63J
(OC-277),  V85NL,  VE7MID/VE2,  VK0KEV,  VK0TH,  VK3EI/p  (OC-136),  VP2MSC,
VP2MVX,  VP8LP,  VP9HE,  VR2XMT,  VU2XO,  WA1DJK  (NA-055),  XQ4CW,  XT2RJA,


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