425 DX News issue #1119

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13 October 2012                                           A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1119
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

5R     - Once again Eric, F6ICX will be active as  5R8IC  from  Sainte-Marie
         Island (AF-090) from 10 November to 9  December.  He  will  operate
         mainly CW, with some RTTY, PSK63 and SSB, on 40-10 metres. QSL  via
         home call, direct or bureau.
9J     - Gert, ZS6AYU will be active as 9J2GF from Zambia on 19-22  October.
         He will be QRV on 40-10 metres CW. QSL via  home  call,  direct  or
9M     - Mirek, VK6DXI will be active as 9M8DX from Kuching,  East  Malaysia
         on until 15 October. Main activity will be during  the  Oceania  DX
         Contest (CW); outside the contest he will operate SSB  and  on  30,
         17 and 12 metres. From 15 October to 3 November he will  be  active
         in his spare time as 9M8DX/2 from Kuala Lumpur, West Malaysia.  QSL
         via SP5UAF.
9U     - An international team from Belgium, the  Netherlands  and  Scotland
         will be active  from  Burundi  (requested  call  9U4U)  during  the
         second half of February 2013. They plan to have ten  operators  and
         four stations. Further information will follow  in  due  course.  A
         website is under construction. [TNX ON4ATW]
CN     - CN8VO, CN2OS (PD0JOS) and CN2LO (ON4LO) are active on 80-10  metres
         SSB as 5D7AT from Agadir, Morocco until 21 October. QSL via  ON4LO,
         direct or bureau.
CT9   -  DL1EK,  DH4JQ,  DF4UM,  DJ5KW  and  DK8VC  will  be  active as CT9/
         homecall from Madeira (AF-014) from 21 October to  2  November. QSL
         via home calls. They  will  participate  in the CQWW DX SSB Contest
         as CR3L (QSL via DJ6QT). [TNX NG3K]
E5_sc  - Frank, HB9BXU and other operators from Switzerland will  be  active
         holiday style as E51C, E51ABS,  E51BZD  and  E51CHX  from  Aitutaki
         (OC-083), South Cook Islands  on  12-30  November.  Look  for  them
         between 19 and 12 UTC on SSB  (3799,  7070,  14190,  18145,  21290,
         24950 and 28490 kHz), CW (3505, 7020, 10104, 14024,  18080,  21024,
         24894 and 28024 kHz) and PSK31 (3580, 7035,  10139,  14070,  18100,
         21070, 24920 and 28120 kHz). QSL via HB9BXU. [TNX HB9BXU]
EA6    - Once again Adrian, AA5UK will be active as  EA6/AA5UK  from  Ibiza,
         Balearic Islands (EU-004) on 20-31 October, including an  entry  in
         the CQ WW DX SSB Contest. He will operate holiday  style  on  80-10
         metres SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via home call,  direct  or  bureau,
         plus LoTW and eQSL. [TNX The Daily DX]
EA8    - Look for Mike,  EA8/DL3FCG  to  be  active  from  Tenerife,  Canary
         Islands (AF-004) on 15-28 October. He will operate CW,  SSB,  RTTY.
         PSK and JT65 on 80-10 metres, and will take part  in  the  WAG  and
         CQWW SSB Contests. QSL via home call. [TNX DX Newsletter]
EA9    - Mek, SP7VC  will  be  active  as  EA9/SP7VC  from  Ceuta  on  22-28
         October. He will  operate  holiday  style  on  160-10  metres  SSB,
         including an entry in the CQWW SSB Contest. QSL via home  call  and
         LoTW. [TNX NG3K]
FO     - TX5EG is the special  callsign  issued  to  Didier  F6BCW,  who  is
         visiting French Polynesia until 8 November [425DXN 1111].  He  will
         be active from various islands in IOTA group OC-067:  from  Huahine
         until 15  October,  followed  by  Raiatea  (15-19  October),  Tahaa
         (19-22 October),  Maupiti  (22-26  October)and  again  Huahine  (27
         October-8 November).  He  operates  CW  only  with  100  watts  and
         dipoles. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.
FY     - Rich, N6KT will be active as  TO2A  from  French  Guiana  on  20-30
         October, including participation in the CQWW SSB Contest.  QSL  via
         KU9C. [TNX DX World]
GU     - Members of the Guernsey Amateur Radio Society and  Guernsey  RAYNET
         group will set up a station to take part in the  55th  Jamboree  On
         The Air (JOTA) on 20-21 October. Look for GB2JTA to be active  from
         Guernsey (EU-114) on the HF and VHF  bands  as  conditions  permit.
         QSL via bureau or direct to the address on qrz.com
HL     - The Korean Contest Club will be active as  D9K  from  Pigum  Island
         (AS-060) on 26-29 October, CQWW DX SSB Contest  included.  QSL  via
J7     - Volker, DL8WEM will be active as J79WE from Dominica (NA-101)  from
         14 October to 7 November. He plans to operate mainly CW on  30,  17
         and 12 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
KH0    - Kit JA1NVF, Kowata JF7ELG, Miho JJ2VLY and Yutaka  JQ2GYU  will  be
         active from Tinian Island (OC-086) on 18-22 October. They  will  be
         QRV on 80-6 metres CW, SSB and some RTTY/PSK. They will operate  as
         NH0J (QSL via JJ2VLY) and/or their individual callsigns: AH0J  (QSL
         via JA1NVF), WA2O/KH0 (QSL via JF7ELG), WS2M/KH0 (QSL  via  JJ2VLY)
         and WS2Y/KH0 (QSL via JQ2GYU). [TNX DX World]
OJ0    - Weather permitting, SM0CXU, SM0BYD and SM0W expect to be active  as
         OJ0R  from  Market  Reef  (EU-053)  until  16  October,   including
         participation  in  this  weekend's  Scandinavian  Activity  Contest
         (SAC) SSB. QSL via G3TXF.
ON     - Special event station ON44CLM will be active from 16 October to  15
         November in remembrance of the November 1944 liberation  of  Knokke
         by Canadian Armed forces. QSL via ON3AIM.
PJ4    - N0VD (www.n0vd.com), W4PA and possibly others  will  be  active  as
         PJ4D from Bonaire (SA-006) from 18 November  to  1  December.  They
         expect to be active on all bands SSB and  CW,  with  some  RTTY  if
         time permits, and to participate in the CQWW  CW  Contest  "in  one
         form or another". QSL via W3HNK. [TNX N0VD]
PJ7    - Kazu, 7L4XDT (PJ7XK) and Masa, JN3NFQ (PJ7I) will  be  active  from
         Sint Maarten  (NA-105)  on  18-24  November.  They  will  have  two
         stations and be active on the HF bands and 6  metres  CW,  SSB  and
         digital  modes.  QSL  PJ7XK  via  7L4XDT,  QSL  PJ7I  via   JG2BRI.
         Logsearch will be provided by Club Log.
PY     - Special event station ZV7O will be active on 18-19 November  during
         Fliporto 2012, the International Literary Festival  of  Pernambuco.
         QSL via PY7JN. Further information on qrz.com. [TNX PY7ZZ]
S7     - Luca I5IHE will be active as S79LC from  Praslin  Island  (AF-024),
         Seychelles from 20 October to 5 November. From 21  October  to  the
         31st he will be joined by Simone, IK5RUN (S79UN) and  Danio,  I5OYY
         (S79YY). Look for activity on 40-10 metres SSB, CW and  RTTY.  They
         might also give 160 and  80  metres  a  try.  QSL  via  home  calls
         (direct) and LoTW "within 6 months".
SM     - SA3BPG, SA3BRX, SM3CER, SM3EAE, SM3UQO and SM5SIC  will  be  active
         from SI9AM (the King Chulalongkorn Memorial Amateur Radio  Society,
         www.si9am.se) in Ragunda on 13-14 October, including  an  entry  in
         the Scandinavian Activity Contest (SAC) SSB.  Outside  the  contest
         they will be on 160-10 metres CW and SSB. QSL  via  SM3CVM,  direct
         or via bureau.
T30    - Announced frequencies for the 16-25  October  T30PY  expedition  to
         Tarawa, Western Kiribati [425DXN 1094] are:
         CW     28024  24894  21024  18084  14024  10124  7024  3524  1831.5
         SSB    28495  24945  21295  18145  14195    -    7085  3795    -
         RTTY   28080  24920  21080  18102  14080    -    7038  3580    -
         Also, look  for  T30SIX to be  used on  50110 kHz  for "propagation
         checking calls"; they will move to 50120  kHz SSB and 50102 kHz  CW
         "as soon as  activity peeks up".  EME frequency  will be  50198 kHz
         WSJT-JT65A.  Ten  operators (PT2OP,  PY2DM, PY2PT,  PY2WAS,  PY2XB,
         PY3MM, PY4BZ, PY5HSD, PY7XC and PY7ZY)  will  be active  with  four
         stations from two different sites. QSL via PY2PT.  Detailed QSLling
         policy can be found at http://www.mdxc.org/t30py/
UA     - Vladimir, UA0LCZ will be  active  as  UA0LCZ/p  from  Popov  Island
         (AS-066) until 15 October. Look for him on or  around  3507,  7007,
         10107,  14017,  18077,  21017,  24897  and  28017  kHz.  He    will
         participate in the Oceania DX Contest  (CW).  QSL  via  home  call.
         [TNX qrz.ru]
V3     - Rich, N0HJZ will be active as V31MW from Belize on  21-30  October,
         including an entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. Outside the  contest
         he will concentrate on 30, 17 and 12 metres and CW. QSL via  N0HJZ.
         [TNX NG3K]
VE     - Noel, VE2BR and Gregg, VE3ZZ will participate in the  CQWW  DX  SSB
         Contest as VC2B (Multi-Single) from Mercier, Quebec (Zone  5).  QSL
         via VE2BR, direct or bureau. [TNX VE3ZZ]
VP5    - Frank  WA2VYA,  Tony  K4QE  and  Jack  N2VW  will  be  active  from
         Providenciales (NA-002), Turks & Caicos Islands on  23-30  October.
         They will participate in the CQWW DX SSB Contest as VP5T  (QSL  via
         N2VW and LoTW); before and after the contest they will  operate  CW
         and 30, 17 and 12 metres. [TNX NG3K]
VQ9    - For the sixth year in a row Jim, VQ9JC (ND9M) will  use  a  special
         prefix from Diego Garcia (AF-006), and will  be  active  as  VQ92JC
         from 20 October through 4 November. After that he  will  return  to
         the US. Look for him to be QRV in the 1200-1600 UTC time frame.  He
         is still operating Field Day style from recreational  park  [425DXN
         1110], with 100 watts  to  a  dipole.  Also  expect  some  activity
         during the CQWW SSB Contest. QSL via ND9M. [TNX VQ9JC]
Z2     - Gert, ZS6AYU will  be  active  as  Z21GF  from  Zimbabwe  on  22-25
         October. He will be QRV on 40-10 metres  CW.  QSL  via  home  call,
         direct or bureau.

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

425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The September 2012  issue  is  now  available  for
download at www.425dxn.org/monthly/index.html. [TNX IZ3EBA]

AZORES NINE ISLANDS HUNT ---> The lottery draw for two free travel  packages
to the Azores will take place at DARC Headquarters  in  Kassel,  Germany  at
1100 UTC on 15 October. The winners will be announced immediately  hereafter
at www.visitazores.com\a9ihunt

JOTA ---> The Jamboree on the Air  is  an  annual  event  in  which  half  a
million Scouts and Guides all over the world make contact  with  each  other
by means of amateur radio.  The  55th  edition  will  take  place  on  20-21
October. Specific "contest-free frequencies" for  80,  40,  20,  15  and  10
metres have been agreed with the organizers of the  concurrent  WAG  Contest
in  order  to  avoid  interference   between    the    two    events.  Check

W/VE ISLANDS ---> The W/VE Islands QSO Party will take place from 16 UTC  on
20 October through 23.59 UTC on the 21st. Complete information can be  found
at www.usislands.org/contest_rules.html


QSLs received direct or through managers: 3D2AG/p, 4S7QHG,  4S7UJG,  5B4AIF,
5R8UI, 5T0JL,  8P6AZ,  9A205AN,  9A5AN,  9J2JA,  9M2/R6AF/p  (AS-097)9M2CNC,
9M4SLL, 9M6XRO, A45XR,  A71BU,  BD7LMD,  BY1WXD/5  (AS-138),  C91LW,  CO2OQ,
CY9M, D2QR, D44AC, FG5FR, FM5WD, FP/VE2XB, FY5FA,  GU4CHY,  H44UD  (OC-149),
HB0/DL2SBY, HD2A, HS0ZJT, HT9H, HV0A, JY5HX, KH8/N7CQQ,  KL7/K8GU  (NA-039),
MU/PA2A,  OD5ARMY,  RI1FJA,  SV2ASP/A,  TF2CL,  TX0HF,  UA0IDZ/p   (AS-059),
V84SHM, V85TL, VK9PN, VP2MDD, VU2GSM, XP2I, YW5B (SA-037).


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