425 DX News issue #1148

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04 May 2013                                               A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1148
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

9H     - 9H25Y is the callsign actually issued to the  Dutch  group  [425DXN
         1146] to celebrate their 25th trip to Malta. Look for  them  to  be
         active from 20  May  to  4  June.  QSL  via  PI4KGL.  Logsearch  at
         http://members.ziggo.nl/9h25y [TNX PB2JJ]
CE0Z   - Fabrizio IW3SQY,  Franco  IZ8GCE,  Josep  EA3AKY,  Art  WA7NB,  Les
         SP3DOI, Paolo IV3DSH and Dino CE3PG will be active  as  XR0ZR  from
         Robinson Crusoe Island, Juan Fernandez (SA-005) on  8-20  November.
         They will operate four stations on 160-6 metres CW, SSB  and  RTTY.
         QSL via IV3DSH, direct or bureau (OQRS preferred), and LoTW  "after
         6  months".  QSLling  details   and    further    information    at
DL     - Look for DJ6OI/p to be QRV from the islands of Fehmarn (EU-128)  on
         3-8 May and Helgoland (EU-127) on 10-15 May. QSL via home call.
E5_sc  - Tony,  ZL2AGY  will  be  active  again  as  E51AGY  from  Rarotonga
         (OC-013), South Cook Islands for "about 24 days" starting around  7
         May. He will operate CW only, possibly with  some  activity  during
         the CQ WW WPX CW Contest. QSL via home call.
EI     - A large group from the Westnet DX Group will be  active  as  EJ7NET
         from the Aran Islands (EU-006) on 10-15 May. QSL  via  EI6FR.  [TNX
FO     - Yoshi, JJ8DEN will be  active  as  FO/KH0PR  from  Pukapuka  Island
         (OC-062, French Polynesia) until 7 May  and  from  Raivavae  Island
         (OC-114, Austral Islands) on 8-15 May. He operates CW  and  digital
         modes on 40-10 metres. QSL via JJ8DEN, direct  or  bureau.  Further
         information at www.qrz.com/db/KH0PR.
GM     - Members of the Riverway Amateur Radio Society  will  be  active  as
         MS0RWR from the Isle of Skye (EU-008) on 4-11  May.  They  plan  to
         operate on 160-10 metres all modes. QSL via  bureau  or  direct  to
HA     - Klara, HA5BA got her personal license back in 1973,  when  she  was
         16 years old. Celebrating her 40th anniversary  in  amateur  radio,
         she is now active as  HA1973BA  until  31  December.  She  operates
         mainly CW. QSL via home call. [TNX HA5BA]
HC8    - After operating as HC3/DL5YWM and HC2IWM/3 (30  April-2  May)  from
         Isla Jambeli (SA-034), Daniel, DL5YWM will be active holiday  style
         as HC2IWM/8 from Santa Cruz, Galapagos  Islands  (SA-004)  on  4-11
         May. He operates CW and SSB. QSL via home call. [TNX DX World]
HI     - Ronny, OT4R (ON4ARV) will be active as HI7/OT4R  from  Punta  Cana,
         Dominican Republic (NA-096) from 11-31 May. He will be QRV  on  20,
         15 and 10 metres SSB ans PSK. QSL  via  LoTW  and  eQSL,  no  paper
         cards will be issued. [TNX NG3K]
HR     - Dan, HM2DMR is organizing  three  IOTA  operations  to  take  place
         between late May to July: Cayos Cochinos  (NA-160,  tentative  call
         HQ3W), Vivorillos Bank  (NA-223,  tentative  call  HQ8D)  and  Swan
         Islands (NA-035, HQ8S). He is likely to start  from  NA-160  around
         28-31 May (actual dates depend on Navy permission). QSL  all  calls
         via KD4POJ. Bookmark http://hriotas.com/  for  further  information
         and updates. [TNX DX World]
PA     - Roland, DL1EAL will be active again as PA/DL1EAL from Texel  Island
         (EU-038) on 4-16 May. He will be QRV mainly on 10, 15,  20  and  30
         metres. QSL via home call, direct or  bureau  (email  requests  for
         bureau cards to dl1eal[@]darc.de), plus LoTW and eQSL.
PA     - Bernard, PD7BZ and others will be active as PD13MILL on  11-12  May
         from "de Eendracht" in Gieterveen for Holland's  National  Windmill
         Day. Look for them on 40, 20 and 10 metres SSB and  digital  modes.
         All of the QSOs will be confirmed  automatically  via  the  bureau,
         LoTW  and  eQSL.  Direct  cards  via  PD7BZ.  Information  on   the
         Windmills On The Air event can be found at www.pd6mill.com
PY     - Pedro  PR8ZX,  Ronaldo  PS8RV,  Gabriel  PU8RGV,  Fernando  PU8WZT,
         Ewerton PY8AA  and  Renato  PY8WW  will  be  active  as  PX8Z  from
         Cotijuba Island (SA-060) on 26-28 July. They will operate  SSB  and
         CW and will participate in the IOTA Contest. QSL  via  PY8WW.  [TNX
SM     - Joakim, SA7BGN will be active from Krokholmen  Island  (EU-043)  on
         5-8 May. He will be QRV on 40, 20 and 17 metres.  QSL  via  SM5DJZ.
         [TNX rsgbiota.org]
SP     - HF55O is a special callsign to be  used  until  31  May  (including
         participation in the CQ WW WPX CW Contest) to  celebrate  the  55th
         anniversary of the Polish  Amateur  Radio  Union's  branch  in  the
         Province of Opole. QSL via SP6PAZ. [TNX SP6DVP]
SU     - SU8N, the IOTA expedition to  Nelson's  Island  (AF-109,  new  one)
         [425DXN 1139], is still expected to start on 3 May. The team  "will
         try to be there 24 hours  around  the  clock",  their  QSL  manager
         reports, "but it's possible that they can only be there  for  10-12
         hours during the day - the  military  determine  length  of  stay".
         They have been granted permission for one week, he  adds,  "but  it
         costs around 400 USD per day so right now they will  be  there  for
         three days". The operators  are  Said  SU1SK,  Ateff  SU1AO,  Ayman
         SU1AR and Yasser SU3YM; they plan to be QRV on 40, 20, 17,  15,  12
         and 10 metres. QSL via SM5AQD (QSLling  instructions  on  qrz.com).
         [TNX DX World]
UA     - A very large number of Russian stations using special  prefix  RP68
         (where the letter  P stands  for 'pobeda',  i.e. 'victory') will be
         active until 9 May to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the end  of
         World War II. See the list maintained by Alan, 5B4AHJ on Club Log's
         Help Desk (http://clublog.freshdesk.com/support/home)
VP2E   - Rich, KE1B (VP2EAQ) and Anna, W6NN (VP2EAR)  will  be  active  from
         Anguilla (NA-022) on 9-16 May. They will operate holiday  style  on
         40-10 metres CW, SSB and  RTTY  with  100  watts  and  a  Buddipole
         antenna system directly adjacent to the sea. QSL  via  home  calls,
         direct or bureau, plus LoTW and eQSL. Logsearch and  OQRS  on  Club
XZ     - "During the months of  May  and  June,  I  may  operate  XZ1K  from
         Tanintharyi State", Simon, HS0ZIB says. "I  will  only  operate  on
         PSK-31, according to when I have free time. From 1st July,  I  will
         be working in Laos, but I  will  try  to  return  each  holiday  to
         re-activate  XZ1K.  QSLs  will  only  be  available   via    online
         verification. I  will  mail  out  a  hard-copy  QSL  for  each  QSO
         verification. I now have a copy of the licence that was  issued  to
         me last May for the callsign XZ1K. I  have  sent  this  copy,  plus
         other required documents, by courier to the  ARRL,  for  both  DXCC
         consideration and for issue of a LoTW certificate  so  that  I  can
         easily upload any new QSOs to LOTW". [TNX DX World]
YB     - Adhi, YB3MM will be active as YB3MM/p from Madura  Island  (OC-237)
         on 4-5 May. He will operate SSB only on 15 metres.
YB     - Two special callsigns have been issued  to  John,  YB5NOF  for  his
         IOTA operations in May [425DXN 1147]. Current plans are  for  John,
         Anton YB5QZ and other two operators to be active as YB8P  from  the
         Banggai Islands (OC-208) on 16-19 May, and as YE8P from the  Togian
         Islands (OC-213) on 22-26 May. [TNX JN6RZM]

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

BALTIC SEA WPX TROPHY ---> This plaque is  issued for  working stations with
Different  prefixes  (200 for LY and Europe,  100 for DX) located in the ten
Baltic Sea countries. Details can be found on the Vytautas Magnus University
Radio Club's website (http://rk.vdu.lt). [TNX LY5W]

DX MARATHON ---> A  completely  new  version  of  the  ADIF  to  CQ Marathon
Conversion  Program  written by Jim AD1C is now  available  for download  at
http://software.ad1c.us/marathon/.  Version  13.1  creates  a  completed  DX
Marathon  score  sheet  from  your ADIF file - no  more copy/paste required.
Version  13.1 will  only work with the DX Marathon Scoresheet version 2013.5
or later (which can be downloaded at http://www.dxmarathon.com). [TNX K9EL]

QSL GALLERY ---> The  large  collection  of  QSL cards  on   Les   Nouvelles
DX's web site has been updated. Fifteen  different  galleries  include  more
than 10,800 cards for the ten Most Wanted DXCC Entities  (2004-12),  the  61
deleted DXCC Entities, obsolete prefixes, stations from  Maghreb  from  1945
to 1962, Allied Forces  stations  in  Germany  (1946-69),  special  stations
commemorating ITU and IARU (new gallery), Antarctic  bases  &  TAAF  (Terres
Australes and Antarctiques  Francaises),  the  various  French  DXCC  island
Entities in the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean and the Americas (from  1945
to 1970), pre-1945 countries, French Departments and CONUS, plus  a  gallery
for cards not accepted by DXCC. Your participation is  encouraged  -  please
visit www.LesNouvellesdx.fr [TNX F6AJA]

+ SILENT KEY + Joe Shroeder, W9JUV passed away on 30 April at  83  years  of
age. With 4X4DK and W2OKM he shared the  top  position  of  the  Mixed  DXCC
standings with 394 confirmed entities.

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3B8BAE      K5XK        GB75FOC     G3SWH       R27SBZ      UA4SBZ
3B8CW       NI5DX       GJ100C      M0OXO       R27UTR      RZ4HL
3B8FP       N2OO        GN4FOC      G3SWH       RA27AR      RN3FK
3Z55O       SP6KEO      GS4FOC      G3SWH       RA27DE      RA6DE
4J20RO      4J6RO       GU100RSGB   M0VFC       RA27OA      UA9OA
4K20RO      4J6RO       H44MK       K1ER        RA27UF      RZ4HL
4L6QC       LZ1OT       H44QX       VK4QX       RO85MC      R8MC
4M5CW       W4SO        H44RK       NR6M        RO85MD      R8MC
4M5M        W4SO        HB30OK      HB9OCR      RO85MN      RV9MN
4X65LF      4X4LF       HC2/AL1O    DH1TW       RO85NN      UA9NN
4X75FOC     4Z4KX       HC2IWM/3    DL5YWM      RP68A       RK1OWA
4Z65OQ      4Z4OQ       HF35KVW     SP5KVW      RP68AH      UA6YW
4Z65TT      4Z5TT       HF500PILA   SP3YAC      RP68FA      RK3FV
5B75FOC     M0URX       HF55O       SP6PAZ      RP68GS      RK9JYY
5H1DX       DF8DX       HF660OL     SP4ICP      RP68IS      R6LBC
5N4EAM      IK2IQD      HF80JATA    SQ8JCB      RP68KA      RY3D
5T1FOC      ON8RA       HG3ZOMBA    HA3KNA      RP68KN      UA3NFI
5U9AMO      M0URX       HV50VR      I0JBL       RP68MD      R8MC
5W1SA       JA1DXA      HZ1FOC      7Z1HL       RP68MY      RW3XS
5Z4KI       YO9AFH      IA5A        IK2AHB      RP68MZ      R9AV
6V7T        F5RAV       II0FOC      IK0IXI      RP68O       RW3EW
7P8CC       EI7CC       II7FOC      I7ALE       RP68ON      RZ3LC
7Q7DFC      OE4VIE      IM0MA       IK2DUW      RP68SP      RA3LV
7Q7FOC      G3MRC       IS0FOC      IS0AFM      RP68ST      RC4AC
7T50ARA     7X2ARA      IY4FGM      I4KMW       RP68TG      RK9DC
7T9A        7X2ARA      IY4MKD      IQ4FE       RP68WN      RK3FWD
7X5KBS      EA7FTR      JD1BLC      JP1IOF      RP68WR      RM4A
7X5NZ       EA7FTR      JD1BLY      JI5RPT      RP68Z       UA1ZGK
8Q7KP       W4VKU       JD1BMH      JG7PSJ      RP6KR       UA9XL
9A8DX       9A3JB       JD1YBT      JP1IOF      RT27AR      RZ4PXO
9H1KZ       G2BKZ       JY9ET       M0OXO       RU27CS      RU4CS
9H3DD       M1DDD       KH0TG       JL1UTS      RU27OZ      R9OZ
9H3XX       DJ2EH       KH0TH       JL1UTS      RU27WF      RM9WF
9J75FOC     G3TEV       KH6FOC      KH6LC       RU27WO      RV9WB
9M2IDJ      JA6IDJ      KM4FOC      K2SX        S575FOC     S57WJ
9M2SE       SP5APW      LA5FOC      LA5HE       SM75FOC     SM5COP
9N7SZ       JA9LSZ      LO5D        LU8EOT      SN150BPW    SP5BUJ
9N7WU       JA8MWU      LY550W      LY5W        SU1IE       IK2DUW
9V1DR       JF3DVR      LY75FOC     LY2PX       TC168POL    TA1TA
9X0ZM       JO1CRA      LZ110RF     LZ1YE       TC57A       TA1HZ
A25CF       K5LBU       LZ2013KM    LZ1BJ       TM02REF     F5BBD
A25RJ       ZS6RJ       LZ75FOC     LZ1AF       TM0SI       F5LOW
A35JP       JA0RQV      M0RSE       G3SWH       TM114M      F5JYD
A35UD       UT6UD       N8FOC       W8AV        TM5ACS      F4CVA
A60A        IZ8CLM      NH0J        JJ2VLY      TO4IPA      HA3JB
AH0J        JA1NVF      OD5ZZ       NI5DX       TO5PX       AI5P
AO1IMD      EA1BTO      OE13M       OE1WHC      TR0A/p      SM7EHU
AX7CW       VK7CW       OE2013WCUP  OE3VSW      TS8TI       IK7JWX  [a]
AX8NSB      M0URX       OK7FOC      OK1TN       TS8TI       IK2DUW  [b]
BA7QT       W3HNK       OX3LX       OZ1PIF      TZ6BB       W3HNK
CE1TT       EA5KB       OZ75FOC     OZ8SW       UP44WFF     UN6QC
CE2AWW      VE7WY       P29FR       I2RFJ       UP50ASTR    EA7FTR
CN2SS       EA2SS       PA00KING    PB0P        V25PM       KB4GYT
CN8VX       EA7FTR      PA150BA     PA0FAW      V31DX       DO4DXA
CO2IR       EB7DX       PA2013KING  PB6W        V3FOC       V31JP
CS250CLE    CS5RPT      PA30ALEX    PD1WAT      V44KAI      W5TFW
CW1GM       CX2ABC      PA33KBX     PA0ABM      V6H         JH3QFL
D2FJZ       CT1FJZ      PA6KING     PD9ND       V6S         JH3AZC
DJ75FOC     DJ5IL       PB2013KWAC  PA3EFR      V73AY       BD4DYH
DK75FOC     DJ2BW       PB33Q       PA7DA       VK1FOC/2    DK2BJ
DU1/R6AF/p  R6AF        PC13KING    PA1DV       VK9NT       VK2CA
EH7FDS      EA7URS      PC6KING     PD9ND       VP2ETE      W3HNK
EI0IMD      EI1NC       PD6KING     PD9ND       VP2MRV      JA1HGY
EI13CLAN    EI6AL       PE6KING     PD9ND       VP9HE       W2AF
EI3KG       SP9NWN      PG6KING     PD9ND       VU7KV       W4VKU
EI5IMD      EI2KA       PH6KING     PD9ND       VY/RK0BWW   RW0BG
EM40CU      UR5CJN      PQ9M        PY9MM       WA1FOC      K1SA
EM68J       UU2JQ       PR2W        PT2AW       XF2E        IT9EJW
EM68U       UT4UZA      PR3A        PY3OZ       YC9MLL      M0OXO
EM75FOC     UU5JZ       PS2T        K3IRV       YE90PK      YB1LZ
EO75FOC     US9PA       PW1W        PY1WW       Z81B        IZ0EGA
EX8NR       RW6HS       PW2D        M0OXO       Z81X        OH0XX
FG4NN       NI5DX       PW2F        PY2NA       ZB2FOC      G3SWH
FK8CE       LZ1JZ       PW7T        PT7WA       ZD8RH       G4DBW
FK8DD       LZ1JZ       PX8XL       PY8MGB      ZP5YW       W5UE
FK8GX       W3HNK       R1945HS     RW6HS       ZP6CW       ZP6CU
FO/K7ST     EA5GL       R27AFM      RV3AFM      ZV2K        PY2SHF
FO/KH0PR    JJ8DEN      R27EKB      RF9C        ZW1C        PY1ZV
G100RSGB    M0VFC       R27OGA      RA9OGA      ZW8T        PS8HF
GB100TMD    M0PNN       R27OSN      R9OSN       ZX2F        PY2FN
GB2VEF      GM4UYZ      R27SAT      RA4SAT      ZZ7Z        PR7RC
[a] Italy      [b] others

CT1FJZ   Paulo Luis Nunes Mira, P.O. Box 603, Paivas, 2846-909 Amora,
DF8DX    Bodo Fritsche, Mardelaeckerstr. 14, 5417 Untersiggenthal,
DL5YWM   Daniel Gerth, P.O. Box 1101, 04736 Waldheim, Germany
F5LOW    Eric Gemon, 15 rue des Tilleuls, 16100 Saint-Brice, France
F5RAV    Luc Thibaudat, 15 rue de Moiscourt, 27140 Gisors, France
IK2DUW   Antonello Passarella, Via M. Gioia 6, 20812 Limbiate MB, Italy
IK7JWX   Alfredo De Nisi, Vico della Cavallerizza 4/D, 73100 Lecce LE, Italy
IT9EJW   Alfio Bonanno, Via della Regione 20, 95028 Valverde CT, Italy
JG7PSJ   Hiroyuki Kawanobe, 1-4-1 Mikamine, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi,
         Miyagi-ken, 982-0826, Japan
JH3AZC   Keizo Sanae, 2-8 Showa-cho, Higashiomi-shi, Shiga-ken, 527-0017,
JH3QFL   Takio Hata, 921-25 Rokujo, Yasu-shi, Shiga-ken, 520-2412, Japan
JJ8DEN   Yoshitake Izumi, 7 Minami-24 Nishi-1, Obihiro-shi, Hokkaido,
         080-0011, Japan
JS6RGJ   Nobuyuki Arai, 5-6-1-1002 Kitayamata, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama-shi,
         Kanagawa-ken, 224-0021, Japan
R6AF     Viktor Y. Kravchenko, ul. Mira 27, pos. Yuzhnaya Ozereyevka, g.
         Novorossysk, Krasnodarsky Kray, 353997, Russia
SM7EHU   Per-Anders Andersson, Froset Vastergard, SE-570 12 Landsbro, Sweden
SP5APW   Jacek Krupa, ul. Zalesna 66, 05-507 Borowina, Poland
VK2CA    Allan Meredith, P.O. Box 890, Mudgee NSW 2850, Australia
VK4QX    Rob Young, 29 Jarrow Street, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
W4VKU    Krishna Kanakasapapathi, 102 Brook Creek Dr, Cary, NC 27519, USA


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