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26 January 2013                                           A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1134
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                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

3D2    - Bob, W7YAQ and Bill, N7OU will  be  active  as  3D2NB  (W7YAQ)  and
         3D2OU (N7OU) from Nadi (OC-016),  Fiji  on  2-7  February,  and  as
         3D2RX (W7YAQ)  and  3D2RO  (N7OU)  from  Rotuma  (OC-060)  on  8-21
         February. They will operate mostly CW, with some RTTY and  SSB,  on
         160-10 metres,  using  at  both  QTHs  vertical  antennas  next  to
         saltwater on a north-facing shore. During the ARRL  CW  DX  Contest
         they will make a multi-single entry from Rotuma as 3D2RX.  QSL  via
         home calls. They will upload their logs to LoTW  as  soon  as  they
         get back to the USA. [TNX NG3K]
8P     - The Buddies in the Caribbean DXpedition  group,  which  specializes
         in 100 watt or less low power radios  and  the  Buddipole  portable
         antenna systems, will be active  from  Barbados  (NA-021)  from  29
         January to 6 February. The eight operators will  be  8P9FF  (W3FF),
         8P9HF (W6HFP), 8P9WZ (WZ1P), 8P9RT (WG0AT),  8P9VG  (KC4VG),  8P9DG
         (KB9AVO), 8P9EA (K8EAB) and  8P9UN  (N7UN).  There  will  be  fixed
         operations on 160-10m using CW, SSB, and RTTY or PSK from a  villa,
         and portable operations from various points on the island. QSL  via
         home calls and LoTW. [TNX N7UN]
9G     - Marcel, AI6MS will  be  active  as  9G5MS  from  Ghana  until  May.
         "Anyone is welcome to make a contact", he  says,  "though  priority
         will  be  given  to  schools,  universities,    and    prescheduled
         contacts". Marcel is volunteering with 'Medicine on the Move',  and
         will use amateur radio  with  the  students  at  the  Aviation  and
         Technology Academy in Kpong. QSL via home call.
CT9    - Dirk, DO7DP will be active as CS9/DO7DP from Madeira (AF-014)  from
         26 January to 9 February. He will operate SSB and PSK31 on 80,  40,
         20, 15 and 10 metres. QSL via  DO7DP,  bureau  preferred.  [TNX  DX
FG     - Jean-Pierre,  F6ITD  will   be  active  again   as  FG/F6ITD   from
         Guadeloupe (NA-102) in February and March.  He  will  operate  from
         Basse Terre on 1-8 February and from La Desirade on  9  February-25
         March. QSL via home call and LoTW; logsearch on Club Log.
FK     - Oku, JK1KSB will be active holiday  style  as  FK/JK1KSB  from  New
         Caledonia from 29 January to 3 February. He will operate  CW,  RTTY
         and PSK31 on 80-10 metres. During  the  first  days  his  operating
         time will be limited to 13-18.30  UTC.  QSL  via  home  call.  [TNX
G      - Members of the UK HQ team (GR2HQ) will  be  active  as  G100C  (or,
         depending on the station  location,  GM100C,  GW100C,  GJ100C  etc)
         during the weekends throughout 2013. This  callsign  is  partly  to
         provide essential  pile-up  training  for  the  national  team  and
         partly to celebrate the 100th anniversary of RSGB.  All  QSOs  will
         be uploaded to LoTW, e QSL and Clublog as quick as  possible  after
         each weekend. Traditional QSL cards via M0OXO (please use his  OQRS
         at  www.m0oxo.com).  Further  information  will  be  available   at
PA     - Special callsign PH00ZWAT will be used on 25-27  January  from  the
         former Radio  Netherlands  Worldwide's  antenna  park  at  Zeewolde
         Operations will start around 8 UTC on Friday and end at 13  UTC  on
         Sunday. QSL bureau to PD2RKG.
PA     - Fred, PA0FAW will  be  active  as  PF100ZOO  on  1-28  February  to
         celebrate the 100th anniversary of Burgers' Zoo in Arnhem. He  will
         operate CW and SSB, with some digital modes. QSL via PA0FAW.
PY     - Look for PY2CDR/m to operate SSB and digital modes on  40,  15  and
         10 metres during the "first Brazilian  Bicycle/Mobile  DXpedition".
         The 490km ride will start on 28 January from Bertioga and end on  3
         February  in  Rio  de  Janeiro.  All  QSOs  will    be    confirmed
         automatically  via   the    bureau.    Further    information    at
         http://grupocdr.com.br/dxp_en.htm [TNX PY2LCD]
VE     - Rick, VE3ZUP will be active as VE3COLD during the Winter Field  Day
         organized by the Society for  the  Preservation  of  Amateur  Radio
         (www.spar-hams.org), from 17 UTC on 26 January through  17  UTC  on
         the 27th. QSL via VE3ZUP.
VP8_sg - The RRS "James Clark Ross" is expected to  arrive  at  King  Edward
         Point, South Georgia on 26 January. "Due to the limited  time  that
         we will be at KEP", Mike VP8CMH (GM0HCQ) says,  "I  don't  think  I
         will be active as VP8SGK. Should that change I won't actually  know
         until I am ashore. If I can operate it will most likely be  CW  and
         I will post some spots on the cluster". Bookmark www.gm0hcq.com.
YB     - Look for Imam, YB4IR to be active  as  YB4IR/5  from  Batam  Island
         (OC-075) starting  around  8  UTC  on  25  January  until  the  UTC
         midnight on the 28th. QSL via  home  call  (OQRS  on  Clublog)  and
         LoTW. [TNX DX World]
YI     - Razi, YI1RZ is currently active as  YI1RZ/2  from  Bacuba  until  4
         February. He is running 10 watts only. QSL via IK2DUW.

CQ WW 160-METER CONTEST (CW) ---> Objective of the contest is  for  amateurs
around the world to work as many US States, Canadian provinces and countries
as  possible  on 160  metres CW (http://cq160.com/rules.htm). The  following
stations have announced their participation in this year's event (from 22.00
UTC on 25 January through 22.00 UTC on the 27th):
Call         Country          QSL via
3V8BB        Tunisia          LX1NO
CR2W         Azores           HB9CRV
CS2F         Portugal         UA2F
E71A         Bosnia & Herz.   E71A
E7DX         Bosnia & Herz.   E77E
EY8MM        Tajikistan       K1BV
HK1R         Colombia         K6IPM
HK1X         Colombia         EA7FTR
LX7I         Luxembourg       LX2A
NH0Z         Mariana Isls     JJ2VLY
OH0Z         Aland Isls       W0MM
OH8X         Finland          OH2UA
OL7M         Czech Republic   LotW
OZ1IKY       Denmark          LotW
PI4W         Netherlands      PA8F
RA0FF        Russia (AS)      LotW
T6MO         Afghanistan      K9GY
UN/RT9T      Kazakhstan       RT9T
UU7J         Ukraine          LotW
UZ2M         Ukraine          US0LW
VK3EGN       Australia        VK3EGN
XE1RCS       Mexico           XE1RCS
Z6/S56A      Kosovo           S56A
Do not forget to give a look at the Announced Operations listing  maintained
by Bill, NG3K at http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/cq160c2013.html

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                         ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CQ MAGAZINE ---> Editor Rich Moseson (W2VU) announced on 22 January that  CQ
DX Hall of Famer Wayne Mills (N7NG) has been named CQ magazine's DX  Editor.
A renowned DXer, DXpeditioner and contester, he succeeds Carl Smith  (N4AA),
who has stepped down after writing the magazine's DX column  for  13  years.
Wayne will begin writing the CQ DX column as of the  magazine's  April  2013

DXCC  NEWS  --->  5V7TH  (Togo,  2012  operation),  S07EA  (Western  Sahara,
2006-2007 operstion), XWPA (Laos,  2010-2011  operation)  and  XW4XR  (Laos,
current operations) have been approved for DXCC credit.

QSL A92IO ---> Dave, A92IO is now preparing to leave Bahrain. Until 1  June,
direct cards can be sent to Dave Court, P.O. Box  31183,  Budaiya,  Bahrain.
After 1 June, direct cards must be  sent  to  Dave  Court,  Connogue,  River
Lane, Shankill, Co. Dublin, Ireland. All  bureau  cards  must  be  sent  via
EI3IO. "Do not expect a quick answer to QSLs  in  the  period  September  to
December 2013", Dave says, as "I will be moving house in  September".  A92IO
uploads his logs to eQSL and LoTW.

QSL TF4M & TF4X ---> Phil, G3SWH has  been  appointed  as  QSL  manager  for
Thor, TF4M's operations  from  September  2004  to  the  present.  Thor  has
recently joined RSGB which means that cards for TF4M and  TF4X  can  now  be
sent and  received  via  the  RSGB  bureau.  Logsearch  for  both  calls  at
www.g3swh.org.uk [TNX G3SWH]

+ SILENT KEY + Silvano Fabbri, C91A (IK4GRJ) lost his life on 20 January  in
a motocross accident near Maputo. He was 60 and  for  thirty  years  he  had
lived in Mozambique, where he  had  founded  a  prominent  telecommunication

                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ******* QSL  ROUTES *******
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3W3B        E21EIC      HC2SL       HD2A        OE2013V     OE6WIG
3W7W        W3HNK       HF21WOSP    SP9PDG      OE2013W     OE1W
3Z21WOSP    SP5YOW      HG2W        HA2QW       OE2013Y     OE2IGP
4L1MA       ON4RU       HG7SNOW     HA7PL       OE2013Z     EI7JZ
4L1UN       EA7FTR      HI8CSS      EA5GL       OG9W        OH2BCI
4L6AM       EA7FTR      HK1MW       K4AMW       OH0TA       OH2TA
5B4AJC      UA3DX       HK1R        K6IPM       OH0X        OH2TA
5N4EAM      IK2IQD      HK1T        EA5KB       OJ1ABOA     OH2FFP
5N7M        OM3CGN      HK1X        EA7FTR      P40YL       AI6YL
5R8AL       G3SWH       HL0A        6K5YPD      P49V        AI6V
5R8UI       IZ8CCW      HP1/IZ6BRN  IZ8CLM      PH6SKCC     PA3CLQ
5T0JL       ON8RA       HP1CQ       EA7FTR      PJ7TM       K2GSJ
5Z4/EA4ATI  EA4YK       HP3AK       W4JS        PW7F        PS7HD
6W2SC       HA3AUI      HR2/NP3J    EA5GL       R1943S      RZ4AWB
7X5KBS      EA7FTR      HS0ZGQ      DK8MZ       RI1ANC      RN1ON
7X5NZ       EA7FTR      HS0ZJS      HB9PHJ      RI1ANF      RK1PWA
7X5QB       EA7FTR      HZ1SK       IZ8CLM      RI1ANP      RN1ON
7Z1BL       IZ8CLM      HZ1TT       IZ8CLM      RV9DC       EA6SK
7Z1HL       DJ9ZB       II3CV       IK3HHX      S21B        KX7YT
7Z1TT       NI5DX       J76A        N3ME        SI9AM       SM3CVM
9J2BO       G3TEV       J77A        W3UR        SN3WOSP     SP3KET
9K2/SP4R    SP7DQR      JG8NQJ/JD1  JA8CJY      SQ0WOSP     SP7YLD
9M2TO       JA0DMV      JT5DX       JT1CO       T6LG        LZ1ZF
9M6ZAE      W3HNK       JX9JKA      LA9JKA      T6MH        W2GR
9V1DR       JF3DVR      JY4CI       K2AX        T6MO        K9GY
9X0PY       SM6CPY      JY5MM       IK2DUW      T6T         RW6HS
A61E        IZ8CLM      KH0K        JE4SMQ      T88HK       JE6DND
A61K        EA7FTR      KH2L        W3HNK       TR8CA       F6CBC
A61LL       EA5ZD       KH6/KH0WF   JH1AJT      TY2BP       IK2IQD
A65BR       UA9AB       KH7Y        EA5GL       TZ6BB       W3HNK
A65CB       DU1AZ       KL7J        N3SL        UA0YAY      IK2QPR
A65CF       EA7FTR      KP4BD       NP3O        UA2FL       RN3RQ
AE6XY/VK9L  JA1CJA      KP4MS       W4DN        UE70Q       RM3Q
AH0J        JA1NVF      L22D        LU7DSY      UK8OM       4Z5OG
AL7DB       NI5DX       LU1FAM      AC7DX       UT2G        UR7GW
C5YK        ON6EG       LU8EEM      LU7DR       V31AE       EB7DX
C6AGH       W4BUW       N3A         NW3DC       V31RL       AD7AF
C6AJR       W8GEX       N4D         WP4CRG      V31RR       AI4U
C6ANM       WA2IYO      NH0J        JJ2VLY      V44KAI      W5TFW
CM2AME      RW6HS       NH0Z        JJ2VLY      V73NS       W3HNK
CN8KD       EA5XX       NH7O        EA5GL       VK6AA       DK2BJ
CO8TW       HB9SVT      NL8F        K8NA        VU2RBQ      DJ9RB
CP4BT       EA5KB       NP4A        W3HNK       W7AVO/VK9L  JA3AVO
CT8/CT3FN   HB9CRV      OD5PY       KU9C        W7PBL/VK9L  JH3PBL
CX2DK       EA5GL       OD5RW       K8NA        WA2O/KH0    JF7ELG
D2QR        RW6HS       OE2013A     OE8SKQ      XE1RK       EA5ZD
D3AA        UA1QV       OE2013B     OE2RWL      XR3Y        XQ7UP
DU1IST      JA1HGY      OE2013C     OE4RGC      XV1X        RW6HS
E77DX       OE1EMS      OE2013D     OE1ZKC      XV4DDD      JA2VWG
EI8BLB      EI3JB       OE2013E     OE4VIE      XV4LU       JA7LU
EX7MW/7     UN8GC       OE2013F     OE7SPI      XV4Y        OK1DOT
FG4NN       NI5DX       OE2013G     OE9SEI      XV9NPS      JA2NPS  [b]
FK8CE       LZ1JZ       OE2013I     OE7XCI      XV9NPS      JA2ODB  [d]
FK8DD       LZ1JZ       OE2013J     OE5DFL      YB0AR       YB9BU
FK8GX       W3HNK       OE2013K     OE1DIA      YB0ECT      W2FB
GB2LBC      MX0WRC      OE2013L     OE5FSL      YP0WFF      YO2KQT
GB2OL       GM0WED      OE2013N     OE5NNN      YS3CW       I2JIN
GB4FE       M0DOL [SSB] OE2013O     OE3XOA      YV1DIG      EA7JX
GB4FE       M1EDF [CW]  OE2013P     OE8SPW      Z320B       Z31WW
GB6WLB      G6XOU       OE2013R     OE9HGV      Z320K       Z33A
HA110RAEM   HA8MT       OE2013S     OE2GEN      Z320X       Z30A
HA30S       HG1S        OE2013T     OE7XCI      Z81D        OM3JW
HB9HLM      EA7FTR      OE2013U     OE3GCU      ZF2PG       K8PGJ

7P8RI     Chris de Beer, P.O. Box 333, Bethlehem GA 30620, USA
8P6NW     Glenroy D Corbin, Kings Village, Holders Hill, St James BB23002,
A92HK     Fabien Mineo, P.O. Box 82472, Budaiya, Bahrain
DU3/N0QM  Larry Arneson, 705 Rhodes Ave, Grandview MO 64030, USA
FK8IK     Michel Aussourd, P.O. Box 14639, 98803 Noumea, New Caledonia
FO8WBB    Brad A. Fisher, B.P. 12570, 98712 Papara - Tahiti, French Polynesia
HA3AUI    Brucker Peter, Zamardi, PF. 15, 8621, Hungary
HK3C      John Bartlett #9129, PO Box 25242, Miami FL 33102, USA
J85K      Kumar Persaud, P.O. Box 606, Villa VC0100, St Vincent and The
J88CG     Ricky Persaud, 22 Temple Place, Irvington NJ 07111, USA
JA1CJA    Kunio  Miyagawa, 5-4-201 Kawa-nishi-cho, Nishinomiya-shi,
          Hyogo-ken, 662-0951, Japan
JA2VWG    Hiroo Kondo, 123-2 Sekishi-cho, Higashi-ku, Hamamatsu-shi,
          Shizuoka-ken, 431-3114, Japan
JA3AVO    Masumi Nakade, 3-94 Koya, Itami-shi, Hyogo-ken, 664-0881, Japan
JA3HJI    Shozo Nishimura, 11-13 Hoshinoso, Takarazuka-shi, Hyogo-ken,
          665-0866, Japan
JA7LU     Seihachi Suzuki, 2-5-9 Kaga, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba-ken, 277-0051,
JH3PBL    Hiroko Nakade, 3-94 Koya, Itami-shi, Hyogo-ken, 664-0881, Japan
LU7DSY    Carlos Alberto Almiron, P.O. Box 709, 8000 Bahia Blanca, Argentina
OK1DOT    Petr Gustab, P.O. Box 52, 282 01 Cesky Brod, Czech Republic
PP1CZ     Leo Ferreira, Caixa Postal 5099, AC Leitao da Silva, Vitoria - ES,
          29045-970, Brazil
TC16BURSA TRAC Bursa Subesi, Gencosman PTT PK  76,  16105 Osmangazi/Bursa,
VK3GK   Lee Moyle, 284 Pound Road, Narre Warren South VIC 3805, Australia


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