425 DX News issue #1149

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11 May 2013                                               A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1149
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

8Q     - Jim, G3VDB  will  be  active  again  as  8Q7EJ  from  the  Maldives
         (AS-013) on 13-26 May. He will operate holiday style on  20  metres
         CW and possibly SSB. Logsearch on Club Log; QSL via home  call  and
9A     - Once again Jan, PA4JJ will be  active  holiday  style  as  9A/PA4JJ
         from Porec (Croatian mainland) from 20  May  to  6  June.  He  will
         operate mainly digital modes on 30, 17 and 12 metres. QSL via  home
         call. Logsearch at www.pa4jj.nl. [TNX PA4JJ]
9A     - Look for Stefano 9A/IV3LZQ, Paolo  9A/IV3PUT,  Francesco  9A/IV3EDU
         and Andy 9A3JH to  be  active  from  the  island  of  Sveti  Nikola
         (EU-110) on 25-29 July. They  will  operate  CW  and  SSB  on  80-6
         metres, and will participate in the IOTA Contest as 9A/IV3LZQ.  QSL
         via IV3LZQ. Online logs will  be  available  on  www.arimanzano.it.
         [TNX IV3LZQ]
CO     - CL6RLD, CO6EC, CO6LC, CO6LP, CO6WYR and CO6YAC will  be  active  as
         T46C from IOTA group NA-204 on 13-17 June. They will  operate  SSB,
         CW and RTTY on all bands with three stations. QSL via  EA5GL.  [TNX
DL     - Hans, DL2RU will be active as DL2RU/p from Schlossinsel (not  IOTA,
         GIA O-31 for the German Islands Award) on 19 or 20  May.  He  plans
         to start around 13 UTC on 7028 kHz. [TNX DL2RU]
E5_sc -  Tony, ZL2AGY will be active as E51AGY [425DXN 1148]  from Rarotonga
         (OC-013), South Cook Islands on 9-29 May. Being  a  member  of  the
         First Class CW Operators' Club, he might also apply for and be  QRV
         as E51FOC to celebrate FOC's 75th anniversary. QSL  via  home  call
EI     - Lukas,  IW3FWT  will  be  active  as  EJ/IW3FWT  from  Bere  Island
         (EU-121) on 10-12 May. He will operate SSB  and  digital  modes  on
         40-10 metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau, and  LoTW.  [TNX
EX     - Special event station EX20ARUK will  be  active  on  12-18  May  to
         celebrate the 20th  anniversary  of  the  Amateur  Radio  Union  of
         Kyrgyzstan. QSL via operator's  instructions.  Information  on  the
         "Kyrgyzstan   Award"  at  http://www.qrz.ru/awards/detail/2213.html
         (scroll down the page for the English version). [TNX EX8AB]
F      - A group of operators from the Castres DX Gang  will  be  active  as
         TM5FI from Ratonneau Island (EU-095) on 15-22 May. QSL via F5XX.
F      - Gil, F4FET and  Rodolphe,  F0FMI  will  be  active  as  TM0AI  from
         Anneret Island (EU-039) on 18-20 May. They plan to be  QRV  on  40,
         20, 17, 15 and 10 metres. QSL via F4FET.
F      - Gil, F4FET and Diego, F4HAU  will  be  active  as  TM0BIG  from  La
         Petite Ile (EU-107) from around 7 UTC on 4  June  until  around  13
         UTC on the 5th. They will be QRV on 40, 20, 17, 15 and  10  metres.
         QSL via F4FET.
G      - The Cray Valley Radio Society will be active as GB6MW from  Meopham
         Windmill  on  11-12  May  for  the  Mills  on  the   Air    weekend
         (www.mills-on-the-air.net). QSL via G4DFI. [TNX M0MCV]
GJ     - Roger, G3SXW and Nigel, G3TXF will be active  as  GH4FOC  (QSL  via
         G3SWH) from Jersey until 12 May. This  operation  is  part  of  the
         month-long 75th anniversary celebration  activity  being  organised
         by the FOC First Class  CW  Operators'  Club.  During  the  weekend
         there may also be some operation as  GJ3SXW  (QSL  via  G3SXW)  and
         GJ3TXF (QSL via G3TXF). All logs will be uploaded to both Club  Log
         and LoTW.
GJ     - Raf ON5RZ , Eddy ON6EF and Mick ON4RAW will be  active  as  MJ/OT1S
         from Saint  Brelade,  Jersey  (EU-013)  on  16-19  May.  They  will
         operate mainly SSB on 80-6 metres. QSL via ON6EF, direct or bureau.
HC8    - Two operators will be active as HD8A  from  the  Galapagos  Islands
         (SA-004) on 15-19 May. QSL via HD2A.
HR     - The tentative dates for  HM2DMR's  three  IOTA  operations  [425DXN
         1148] are as follows:
         27-30 May    HQ3W    Cayos Cochinos (NA-160)
         16-20 June   HQ8S    Swan Islands (NA-035)
         16-20 July   HQ8D    Vivorillos Bank (NA-223)
         QSL all calls via KD4POJ. Bookmark  http://hriotas.com/ for updates
         and further information.
I      - A large multi-national team (HA1YA, IT9BUN, IW9ELR, JH5GHM,  LZ1QN,
         N3BNA, ON4LG, PC5A, PE1ETR, RT4RO, S52RU,  S54W,  S57UN  and  S59A)
         will be active as IG9Y from  Lampedusa  Island  (AF-019)  on  17-30
         October. They will run four stations on 160-2 metres  SSB,  CW  and
         RTTY, and will participate in  the  CQ  WW  DX  SSB  Contest  as  a
         Multi-Two  entry.  QSL  via  ON4LG,  direct  or  bureau.    QSLling
         instructions and further information at http://ig9.ii9p.com/
JA     - Look for Masa, JF3ELH/6 to be active from Iki  Island  (AS-036)  on
         10-11 May. He will be QRV on 80-10 and maybe 6  metres  mainly  CW.
         QSL via home call. [TNX JI3DST]
OZ     - Noel, OO4O (ON4APU) will be active again as OZ/OO4O from  Langeland
         Island (EU-172) on 19-25 May. He will operate SSB and CW on the  HF
         bands. QSL via home call (bureau preferred) and LoTW. [TNX OO4O]
OZ     - Ric, DL2VFR will be active as OU1RAEM from  Samso  Island  (EU-172)
         on 18-24 May. He will operate mainly CW. All of the  QSOs  will  be
         confirmed automatically via the bureau. Direct cards go  to  DF5LW.
         [TNX rsgbiota.org]
OZ     - Tom, DL7UZO will be active as 5P9Z from  Bornholm  Island  (EU-030)
         from 25 May to 1 June. He will operate CW, RTTY and  SSB  on  80-10
         metres. QSL via DL7UZO, direct and bureau. Further information  and
         logsearch at www.5p9z.com
PJ6   -  Bob  K4UEE,  Steve  VE7CT,  Gregg   W6IZT  and  Roger  G3SXW   will
         participate in  the  CQ  WW  WPX  CW  Contest  as  PJ6A  from  Saba
         (NA-145).  Activity  is  planned  before  and  one  day  after  the
         contest. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW quickly after their  return,
         paper QSLs go via N4NX. [TNX K4UEE]
VP5    - Dave, W5CW will  be  active  again  as  VP5/W5CW  from  the  Caicos
         Islands (NA-002) from 16 May to 11 June. He  will  operate  CW  and
         SSB on 160-6 metres. [TNX DL6GV]
YB     - Look for YB8RB/p, YB8REY/p, YB8RW/p, YB8STP/p,  YB8TK/p,  YB8TON/p,
         YB8UFL/p,  YC1BPO/p,  YC8RRC/p,  YC8RU/p,    YC8RUC/p,    YC8RUU/p,
         YC8TV/p, YD8ROQ/p and YD8UBY/p to be  active  from  Bunaken  Island
         (OC-236) until 12 May. They plan to operate SSB and  possibly  some
         CW on 160, 80, 40, 20,  17,  15,  10  metres.  QSL  via  operator's
         instructions. [TNX JN6RZM]
YB     - Special event  station YE30P  (http://ye30p.wordpress.com) will  be
         active from the city of Merauke (New Guinea, OC-034) on  15-17  May
         to celebrate  the  30th  anniversary  and  congress  of  the  Papua
         Province branch of ORARI. Plans are to operate CW, SSB and RTTY  on
         80-10 metres with two stations. Logsearch will be provided by  Club
         Log; QSL via YB9WR direct to P.O. Box  4245  JKTM,  Jakarta  12700,
         Indonesia. [TNX YE30P]
YB     - YB3BOA, YB3EDD, YB3GZS and YB3VPP will be active as YE3I from  Gili
         Ketapang (OC-237) on 7-9 June. QSL direct to YB3EDD.
YJ     - Bill, K2PO will participate in the CQ WW WPX CW  Contest  as  YJ0PO
         from Efate (OC-035), Vanuatu. He will be QRV on 80-10 metres for  a
         few days before and after the contest. QSL via home call and LoTW.

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

425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE  --->  The  April  2013  issue  is  now  available  for
download at www.425dxn.org/monthly/index.html. [TNX IZ3EBA]

9M2SE ---> A  web page,  with  pictures, video  and  wrap-up of  the  recent
Malaysian Special  Expedition Team's activity as 9M2SE from Perhentian Besar
Island  (AS-073)  can  be found at http://9m2pju.blogspot.com [TNX 9M2PJU]

AMSTERDAM 2014 ---> Two new team  members - Neil VA7DX and Andy UA3AB - have
joined the FT5ZM DXpedition to Amsterdam Island [425DXN 1147]. The team will
assemble  in Perth,  Australia on  10-11 January 2014  and depart for  their
9-day  voyage  on the 15th.  Once ashore,  they will have 18 days to set up,
conduct  the DXpedition and tear down for departure. "Thus far, we have only
raised just over 53% of the money that we need to complete this DXpedition",
the team says. "As payments on the vessel begin next month,  we must ask the
world-wide   DX   community  for  their   support.  Visit   our  website  at
www.amsterdamdx.org and  contribute  whatever you can.  We need your  help".

GRENADA ---> AC8G and J39AL are putting together a team  to cover the CQ  WW
SSB contest from Grenada, with time  for individual  DX activity.  The group
will have access  to  antennas  and  amplifiers  "for a  major entry in  the
contest",  but  each  member  will  have  to provide  transceivers,  related
accessories  and  computers.   Please  contact  Harry,  AC8G  for   detailed
information (htflasher[@]gmail.com, Skype flasher-ac8g). [TNX AC8G]

W9DXCC DX CONVENTION ---> A six  session  class, designed  for both  new and
experienced DXers, will be held on 20 September in conjunction with the 61st
W9DXCC DX Convention. Each session will cover  a different aspect  of DXing,
including  operating  practices,  digital  DXing,  chasing awards,  QSLling,
antennas and propagation. Registration for the class may  be done online  at
the W9DXCC web site (www.w9dxcc.com) when Convention registration is active.
Please contact W9MU (jack[@]w9mu.net) for additional information. [TNX K9EL]

WAKE 2013 ---> K9W, the Commemorative DXpedition  to  Wake  Atoll  in  early
October [425DXN 1141], "is progressing nicely.  The  initial  phase  of  the
operation, planning, is essentially complete and the  team  has  moved  into
equipment procurement and staging operations". Read the  latest  information
(Press Release #3) and details on how contribute to this  expensive  project
on the expedition's website (www.wake2013.org) [TNX W8GEX]

YASME ---> At its annual meeting held at the International DX Convention  in
Visalia, the Board of Directors  elected  Ward  Silver,  N0AX,  as  its  new
President.  The  remaining  officers  were  re-elected.  Fred   Laun  (K3ZO,
Director and Vice-President), Rusty Epps (W6OAT,  Director  and  Treasurer),
Kip  Edwards  (W6SZN,  Director  and  Secretary),   Martti    Laine  (OH2BH,
Director),  Mac  McHenry  (W6BSY,  Director)  and  Robert    Vallio  (W6RGG,
The necessity of an election for a  new  President  was  occasioned  by  the
resignation  of  Wayne  Mills,  N7NG.  Wayne  has  founded  DX    University
(www.dxuniversity.com) and takes over as the new DX Editor for CQ  Magazine.
The Board also decided to acknowledge Mr. Mills' many years  of  service  to
the Yasme Foundation by making a contribution to DX  University  in  support
of the goals shared by the two organizations. Additional  information  about
The Yasme Foundation can be found at www.yasme.org. [TNX W6SZN]

+ SILENT KEY + Maurizio Potenza, I1YUM is one of the victims of  the  tragic
accident occurred at the port of Genoa on  7  May,  when  a  container  ship
smashed into the 50m control tower, bringing it crashing down. Seven  people
died, four were injured and two are still missing.


QSLs received direct or  through  managers:  1A0C,  3B8/HB9ARY,  3B9/OH1LEG,
3D2C, 3D2RX, 4L1MA, 5W0AP, 5X8C, 6Y5WJ,  7Z7AB  (AS-190),  8P6DR,  9K2/SP4R,
9M4SLL, 9U4U, BM0LF, BY8AC, BY8DX, C6AVA (NA-054), CE3/LU1FAM, CP6UA,  CW2C,
FH/DL7BC, H44KW, H44RK,  HC1HC,  HD2A,  HK0/F6BFH,  HK6F,  HS0ZKG  (AS-101),
HV0A, J28NC, J5NAR,  J6/KA9P,  J8/G4DVB,  JX5O,  JX9JKA,  KH2L,  KH9/WA2YUN,
MJ/OP9X/p (EU-099), OD5NJ, OD5ZZ,  OY1CT,  PJ7AA,  PT0S,  PY0F/PP1CZ,  RI0K,
RI1ANC, S21XV,  S79VJG,  T2TT,  T46RRC  (NA-204),  T47RRC  (NA-086),  T48RRC
(NA-218), TB4/DJ7RJ, TF3FIN, TM7CC  (EU-065),  TO7BC,  TR8CA,  TT8TT,  TU2T,
(OC-078),  V73TS,  VK0JJJ,  VK3TZ/3  (OC-136),  VK9/OH1VR,  VP2EMR,  VU2PAI,
VY0/VE3VID (NA-174), XR0YG,  XT2TT,  XV1X,  XW0ZJZ,  XW4XR,  XW8XZ,  YB8HZ/p
(OC-236), Z81D, ZK3T, ZL9HR, ZP6/IZ1GLO, ZP9MCE.


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