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19 October 2013                                           A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1172
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

7P8    - Gert, ZS6AYU plans to be active as  7P8GF  from  Lesotho  on  23-26
         October. He will operate holiday style on  40-10  metres  CW  only.
         QSL via ZS6AYU, direct or bureau. [TNX NG3K]
9L     - Zbig, SP5BTB will be active again as 9L1BTB from Sierra Leone  from
         25 October to 10 November. He will be  QRV  on  20  and  15  metres
         only. QSL via home call (direct). [TNX DX World]
A9     - Special event station A91ACC will be active on the HF bands  during
         the Arab Cycling Championship to be held in Bahrain. Activity  days
         will be 22-24 October and 28-29 October. This amateur  radio  event
         is endorsed by H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad  Al-Khalifa,  President
         of the Bahrain Cycling Association. QSL via IZ8CLM. [TNX A92AA]
D4     - The Monteverde Contest Team (http://d4c.cc/)  will  participate  in
         the CQ WW DX SSB Contest  as  a  Multi-Multi  entry  from  the  D4C
         station on Sao Vicente (AF-086),  Cape  Verde.  The  team  includes
         IT9SPB, IZ1LBG, IZ4DPV, IZ4UEZ, JK3GAD, SG7A  and  and  YL2GM.  QSL
         via IZ4DPV (direct or bureau),  LoTW  and  eQSL.  Watch  the  video
         teaser on YouTube! (http://youtu.be/gIHsOidudCY) [TNX IK1HJS]
E5_sc  - Al, K7AR will be active as E51AAR from  Rarotonga  (OC-013),  South
         Cook Islands on 21-26 October. He plans  to  operate  mainly  RTTY,
         but will also be active during the CQ WW DX SSB  Contest.  QSL  via
         K7AR, direct or bureau, and LoTW. Logserach on Club Log.  [TNX  The
         Daily DX]
ES     - Simo, OH2HAN will be active as ES0HAM from Hiiumaa Island  (EU-034)
         on 17-22 October. He will operate mainly RTTY on 80-10 metres,  and
         will participate in the JARTS WW  RTTY  Contest.  QSL  via  OH2HAN,
         bureau or direct.
FS     - Randy N0TG, Ron AA4VK and Jeff N1SNB will be active as  FS/homecall
         from St. Martin (NA-105) on 24-31 October.  They  will  participate
         in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest as  FS/N1SNB.  QSL  all  callsigns  via
         AA4VK. [TNX NG3K]
KH0    - OH6RX and OH7WV will be active as  AH0K  from  Saipan  (OC-086)  on
         22-29 October and again on 20-27 November.  They  will  participate
         in the CQ WW DX SSB and CW contests as Multi-Two entrants.  Outside
         the contests, they will focus on 160-40  metres.  QSL  via  OH6GDX.
         [TNX The Daily DX]
PA     - Ben, DO1BEN (www.do1ben.de) and Barbara, DO1IQ will  be  active  as
         PD/DO1BEN  and  PD/DO1IQ  from  Texel  Island  (EU-038)  on   21-27
         October. They will RTTY, PSK31 and SSB on 40,  20  and  10  metres.
         QSL via home calls, bureau preferred.
PJ6    - Look for PJ6/KB1ZOJ, PJ6/K4UEE, PJ6/N4GRN, PJ6/K5AC  and  PJ6/W6IZT
         to be active  from  Saba  (NA-145)  on  23-29  October.  They  will
         participate in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest as PJ6A. [TNX The Daily DX]
SV5    - Rich, M5RIC will be active as  SW5CC  from  the  island  of  Rhodes
         (EU-001) on 23-31 October. He will operate SSB and  RTTY  on  30-10
         metres, and will participate in the CQ  WW  DX  SSB  Contest  as  a
         single-op single band entry. QSL via M5RIC (direct).
T8     - Tom, JN2AMD will be active as T88AZ from Palau  (OC-009)  on  25-28
         October, including participation in the CQ WW DX  SSB  Contest.  He
         will operate SSB, CW and RTTY on  80-10  metres.  QSL  via  JN2AMD,
         direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
TU     - Chris F4WBN (ex TL0A) as TU5AX, Paul F6EXV as TU5XV and  Jan  DJ8NK
         as TU5NK will be active from Cote d'Ivoire on 17-30 November.  They
         will operate SSB, CW and RTTY on 160-6 metres. QSL via home  calls,
         direct or bureau (OQRS on Club Log). This  will  be  a  "solidarity
         radio operation": in an effort to "revive the Abidjan Radio  Club",
         they  will  donate  their  equipment  to  TU2CI  and  train   local
         operators to use it. The team  will  also  assist  local  operators
         "who have strongly  suffered  from  the  civil  war  that  hit  the
         country some time ago". [TNX F4WBN and F6EXV]
VP9    - Markus, DJ4EL will be active as VP9/DJ4EL  from  Bermuda  on  19-31
         October. He will be QRV holiday style on 40-10 metres SSB. QSL  via
         home call. [TNX DX World]
VP9    - N1SV will participate in the CQ WW SSB Contest  as  VP9I  (QSL  via
         WW3S) from Bermuda (NA-005). Before the  contest,  starting  on  23
         October, he will be QRV as VP9/N1SV (QSL via home call). [TNX NG3K]
XW     - Champ, E21EIC will be active as XW0YJY from Laos on 25-29  October,
         inclduing an entry in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest.  Before  and  after
         the contest he will operate CW on 80-10 metres. QSL via E21EIC  and
         LoTW; logsearch and OQRS on Club Log. [TNX NG3K]
YB     - Adhi, YB3MM (www.yb3mm.com) will be active as YB3MM/4  from  Sebesi
         Island (OC-262) on 19-21 October. This  IOTA  group  was  activated
         only once, back in 2003. Adhi will operate SSB and CW on 20 and  15
         metres. QSL information on qrz.com.
YB     - The YB9Y expedition to Bras Island (OC-276, new one) [425DXN  1166]
         is now expected to start around 12 UTC on  21  October  and  finish
         around 00 UTC on the 28th. Plans are to be QRV on 160-6 metres  CW,
         SSB and RTTY with several  stations.  QSL  via  YB1GJS,  direct  or
         bureau (OQRS on Club Log). Further  information  can  be  found  at
         www.yb9y.com [TNX PD9DX]
Z2     - Mirek, SP5IXI (VK6DXI) has been active  as  Z21DXI  from  Bulawayo,
         Zimbabwe since 14  October.  He  should  remain  there  until  late
         October at least. This is a business trip, and he  is  QRV  in  his
         spare time using 100  watts  and  simple  wire  antennas.  QSL  via
         SP5UAF, direct or bureau. Logsearch at www.sp5ixi.dxing.pl/z21dxi/

                         *** 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 2013 issue  is  now  available  for
download at www.425dxn.org/monthly/index.html. [TNX IZ3EBA]

AMSTERDAM 2014 ---> "Since the early planning days of  this  DXpedition,  we
have been  accumulating  and  storing  equipment  at  our  staging  site  in
Atlanta, Georgia. On October 15 our packing and  organizing  was  completed,
equipment was placed on pallets, loaded into our sea  container,  and  began
its journey to New Zealand where it will be loaded  aboard  our  ship".  See
the pictures on the FT5ZM's website (www.amsterdamdx.org).

BANGLADESH 2013 ---> The Mediterraneo DX Club's team in  Bangladesh  (S21ZBC
and  S21ZBB)  [425DXN  1170]  will  operate  from  the   Bangladesh  Scouts'
Headquarters, and would like to organize skeds with other  Scout  groups  on
20-21 November. If interested, please contact IK7JTF (rborace[@]gmail.com).

HAM  RADIO  2013  LECTURES  --->  The  lectures  held  at  Ham   Radio  2013
(Friedrichshafen) are now available on  DokuFunk  (the  Documentary  Archive
for the History of Radio Communication and Electronic Media):
OH2BH           Changing Times in DX Hunt (keynote speech)

OH6KN & OH8GLV  Technology Innovations Helping DXers
W1TP            The ENIGMA and other Historic  Cipher Machines. Introduction
                to the Enigma
G7GCT           Small Cipher Machines
DK7ZB           Development of Broadcasting in Germany 1923-2013 (In German)
G3SVL           100 Years of the RSGB and its International Partners
The  Powerpoint  slides with synchronized audio are at www.dokufunk.org/talk

WAG & 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  56th  edition  will  take  place  on  19-20
October. Specific "contest-free  frequencies"  have  been  agreed  with  the
organizers of the Worked All Germany Contest in order to avoid  interference
between  the  two  events.  Complete    information    can    be   found  at

KOSOVO ---> "CQWW SSB will bring several Kosovar stations active  from  this
new  state  recognized  today  by  105  United  Nations  member  states  and
qualifying as separate country multiplier in the  CQWW  Contest.  Among  the
activity, Z68BH will be operated by Martti, OH2BH, using  the  new  antennas
of Driton, Z61DX, with great support of Igor, UA2FZ.
During the most recent European DX Contest (WAEDC) many non-EU  station  had
difficulty with their contest logging programs on Z6 prefix. A  new  CTY.dat
file can be loaded at www.country-files.com.  QSL  Z68BH  via  OH2BH".  [TNX

OC-239 ---> The 16-22 October expedition by  YB9WZJ  and  YD9RQX  to  Waigeo
Island [425DXN 1170] has been postponed, "maybe till 2014". [TNX W2FB]

WRTC 2014 ---> WRTC2014, Inc.,  host  of  the  2014  World  Radiosport  Team
Championship (www.wrtc2014.org), has announced the  fifty  five  teams  that
will be invited to compete in New  England  next  July.  Team  Leaders  were
selected for each qualifying region based on 3 years of  qualifying  scores.
The Team Leaders were given the choice to select  any  operator  as  a  Team
Mate to complete their team.
Area       Team Leader Team Mate   Area       Team Leader Team Mate
AF         3V/KF5EYY   YT1AD       EU5        UR0MC       VE3DZ
AS1        R9DX        UA9CDV      EU5        UU4JMG      UU0JM
AS2        RC9O        UA9PM       EU6        RX3APM      RV1AW
AS3        5B4WN       5B4AFM      EU6        UA3DPX      UA4FER
AS4        BA4ALC      BA7IO       EU6        RL3FT       RA3CO
AS5        JH5GHM      JA1OJE      NA1        K1LZ        YT6W
EU1        CT1ILT      CT1BOH      NA2        W2RE        WW2DX
EU1        F8DBF       F1AKK       NA3        KE3X        K0DQ
EU1        M0CFW       GI0RTN      NA4E       NN3W        N3KS
EU1        G0CKV       M0DXR       NA4W       AD4Z        W4UH
EU1        F4DXW       F8CMF       NA5        N5DX        N2IC
EU2        LX2A        YO3JR       NA6        N6MJ        KL9A
EU2        IK2NCJ      IK2QEI      NA6        K6AM        N6AN
EU2        DJ5MW       DL1IAO      NA7        K7RL        KL2A
EU2        IK1HJS      I4UFH       NA8        K8MR        K9NW
EU2        DL1QQ       DL8DYL      NA9        W9RE        N5OT
EU3        ES5TV       ES2RR       NA10       KU1CW       EA5GTQ
EU3        LY9A        LY4L        NA11       VY2ZM       KK6ZM
EU3        OH2UA       OH6KZP      NA12       VE7CC       VE7SV
EU3        YL1ZF       YL3DW       NA13       K9VV        VE3EJ
EU4        OE3DIA      E77DX       OC         KH6ND       KH6SH
EU4        OM2VL       OM3RM       SA1        PY2YU       PY2NDX
EU4        OM3BH       OM3GI       SA2        CX6VM       LU1FAM
EU4        OE2VEL      OE5OHO      YOUTH      IZ1LBG      WQ2N
EU4        S50A        S57AW       Wild Card  LZ4AX       LZ3FN
EU5        9A6XX       9A1UN       Wild Card  DK6XZ       DK9IP
EU5        9A5K        9A1TT       Def Champ  RW1A        RA1A
EU5        4O3A        9A3A
There are four sponsored teams yet to be announced. A Team Sponsor  donation
earns the right to select a team. Contact Doug, K1DG  (k1dg[@]wrtc2014.org),
for details about the Team Sponsor program.

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3B8FA       NI5DX       CR6VLM      CS5NRA      OG7X        OH4XX
3D2GC       LZ1GC       CT3AS       DL3BK       OH0I        OH3BHL
3D2RA/p     LZ2HM       CX2BR       EA5GL       OQ100LAKEN  ON6TI
3W3B        E21EIC      CX2DK       EA5GL       OQ4CLM      ON3AIM
4A2I        XE2I        D2CT        CT2HPM      OU1RAEM     DF5LW
4K6AG       RW6HS       D2QR        RW6HS       OU4O        OZ1FAO
4K9W        DL6KVA      D2SG        GM4FDM      OV0V        OZ3ABE
4L1MA       ON4RU       DT0HH       DS3FGV      OW75FOC     G3SWH
4U1GSC      9A2AA       E51NOU      N7OU        OZ30EU      OZ8IE
5B/OO9O     ON7SS       EG1RGC      EA1SV       PA75TP      PA5ENJ
5B4AHL      M0URX       EG5PO       EA5HOX      R100MFF     RN4ABD
5R8UI       IZ8CCW      EG8RGC      EA8AAG      R863LK      RV3LK
5T0JL       ON8RA       EK6TA       DJ0MCZ      R863LX      RW3LX
5X8A        SM1TDE      EM2G        UR7GO       RI1ANP      RN1ON
5X8EW       SM1TDE      ER1IARU     ER1KAA      S79MHY      IZ1MHY
6V7T        F5RAV       ES0HAM      OH2HAN      SA2Z        SM2YPZ
7P8CC       EI7CC       EW2RK       RW6HS       SA5N        SM5NBE
7Q7BP       G3MRC       FW5JJ       F5RXL       SA6P        SA6AVB
7T9A        7X2ARA      GB2NZ       M0OXO       SB0A        SM0LPO
7Z1BL       IZ8CLM      GB6SPD      G0VXC       SB6A        SA6AOA
7Z1ES       IZ8CLM      GP0PKT      G6NHU       SG0M        SA0AQT
7Z1HL       DJ9ZB       H44MS       DL2GAC      SG5W        SM5IMO
7Z1SJ       EA7FTR      H70ORO      TI4SU       SG6T        SM6WET
7Z1TT       NI5DX       HC2IMP      IK2DUW      SG8X        SM5AQD
8R1A        W1CDC       HF450NS     SP3KEY      SI3A        SM3LIV
9H5G        NI5DX       HK1MK       DL6IAK      SI9AM       SM3CVM
9L1JT       N4WDT       HQ4W        KD4POJ      SN0WFF      SP5X
A52AEF      JH3AEF      HV5PUL      IW0DJB      SN35SMAK    SP1PMY
A52EQW      JH7EQW      HZ1GV/p     9K2GV       SU9AF       UA3DX
A52IVU      JA3IVU      II1FM       IQ1SP       T6JR        ON4JM
A52YB       DK4YB       J28NC       F5RQQ       T6RH        NI5DX
A52YY       OH2YY       JW5X        LA5X        T88EC       JO1AEC
A60WSW      IZ8CLM      JW7XK       LA7XK       T88IK       JF1LUT
AH0J        JA1NVF      JW9DL       LA9DL       TK6A        F6AML
AH2EA       JF2WGN      K5T         AB5EB       TM20KTU     F5KTU
AM5ES       ON4LO       KG4HF       W6HGF       TM25FDS     F5KMY
CO2IR       EB7DX       KG4WV       W4WV        TM6CCA      F6FMT
CO2WL       HA3JB       KH0M        JF1VXB      TN2MS       PA3AWW
CO8LY       EA7ADH      KH2F        JA2TBS      TO4FM       EA5GL
CO8WOH      RW6HS       KK6WW/KH0   JA6EGL      UK8GCG      RW6HS
CR2H        PT7ZT       LG5LG       LA4EKA      V31AE       EB7DX
CR2SBT      CS5NRA      LN1B        LA8PDA      V31RL       AD7AF
CR3FCH      CS5NRA      LZ2013IPA   LZ3HI       V31ZM       M0OXO
CR6ALM      CS5NRA      MC0SHL      M0URX       V47JA       W5JON
CR6BMT      CS5NRA      NH0J        JJ2VLY      V6P         JH1NBN
CR6CSC      CS5NRA      NH2T        W2YC        VK5CE/4     VK5CE
CR6LPM      CS5NRA      OD5TX       W4JS        VK9DAC      VK3DAC
CR6OBD      CS5NRA      OF40R       OH8DR       VX31763     VE3RHE
CR6PLA      CS5NRA      OG1D        OH1JD       XP1A        OZ1ACB
CR6SAB      CS5NRA      OG3077F     OH3JF       YF1AR/0     N2OO
CR6SJG      CS5NRA      OG30OJ      OH3OJ       YO900TO     YO5TO
CR6STR      CS5NRA      OG6N        OH6NIO      Z21DXI      SP5UAF
CR6TMR      CS5NRA      OG73X       OH8L        ZD8O        OH0XX
CR6TVA      CS5NRA      OG7F        OH5DA       ZP9EH       K5WW

9K2GV    Sal Al, P.O. Box 13828, 71959 Keifan, Kuwait
AB5EB    Mike Crownover, 1326 Hilltop Ridge, New Braunfels TX 78132, USA
C82DX    P.O. Box 333, Bethlehem GA 30620, USA
F5RXL    Solange Ducos, 48 Chemin de Valentin, 33370 Yvrac, France
G6NHU    Keith Maton, 41 Bemerton Gardens, Kirby Cross, Frinton-on-Sea,
         CO13 0LQ, United Kingdom
IW0DJB   Luca Della Giovampaola, Via Cremera 11, 00198 Roma RM, Italy
N4WDT    William D Trousdale, 74 River Chase Drive, Allensville KY 42204,
PA3AWW   Henk van Oosterhout, Meelbeshof 8, 3355 BD Papendrecht, The
VK5CE    Craig Edwards, PO Box 2094, Middleton SA 5213, Australia
W1CDC    Alex M. Kasevich, 7008 Wildwood Lane NE, Albuquerque NM 87111, USA
W4WV     William M. Verebely Jr, 2200-F Dunbarton Dr, Chesapeake VA 23325,
W6HGF    Al Danis, P.O. Box 220164, Chantilly VA 20153, USA


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