425 DX News issue #1185

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18 January 2014                                           A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1185
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                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

3B8    - Jean-Paul,  HB9ARY  will  be   active  again  as  3B8/HB9ARY   from
         Mauritius Island (AF-049) from 24 January to 15 February.  He  will
         operate mainly SSB on 160-10 metres. QSL via NI5DX. [TNX The  Daily
CX     - Members of the  Radio  Club  Uruguayo  and  the  Uruguay  DX  Group
         (CX1SI,  CX2AM,  CX2FR,  CX2RU,  CX3AN,  CX4AAE,  CX4AAJ,    CX4CR,
         CX5DNT/ON5NT and CX8FB) will join forces  and  be  active  as  CW5F
         from Isla Timoteo Dominguez (SA-057) on  21-26  February.  QSL  via
         ON5NT, direct or bureau. [TNX ON5NT]
E5_sc  - David, BA4DW will operate SSB  and  CW  as  E51CDW  from  Rarotonga
         (OC-013), South Cook Islands on 21-27 January. QSL via BA4DW.  [TNX
         The Daily DX]
FG     - Union Francaise des Telegraphistes'  member  Jean,  FG8NY  will  be
         active as TO8UFT from Guadeloupe (NA-102)  from  20  January  to  2
         February, including an entry in the REF  Contest  (25-26  January).
         QSL via F6ICG. [TNX The Daily DX]
FK     - Freddy,  F5IRO  (http://j28ro.blogspot.com)   will  be  active   as
         FK8RO/p from Mare Island (OC-033) for five days "during the  second
         week of  February".  He  will  operate  CW  only  on  40-10  metres
         starting around 9 UTC. QSL via F5IRO, direct  or  bureau.  [TNX  DX
FM     - Yves, F5GN is now active as FM/F5GN from Martinique (NA-107)  until
         late February. His wife Francoise, F4BMR will operate as  TO4YL  on
         8-24 February. QSL via F5GN, direct or bureau. [TNX DX World]
FR     - A large team from the Radio Club de Provins (F6KOP) will be  active
         as TO7CC from Reunion Island (AF-016) on 6-16 February.  They  will
         run four stations on all bands SSB, CW and RTTY, with a  a  special
         emphasis on the low bands and RTTY. QSL  via  F1NGP.  Logsearch  on
         Club Log. A website is under construction  at  www.to7cc.com.  [TNX
FY    -  Alain, F8FUA and Stephane, F5UOW  will be active  as  FY/F8FUA  and
         FY/F5UOW from Ile Royale (SA-020) on 15-25 May. They  will  operate
         SSB, CW and maybe some digital mode on all bands, except 160m.  QSL
         via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX F6AJA and Les Nouvelles DX]
GM     - Members of the Black Country DX & Contest Group will be  active  as
         MS0OXE (www.ms0oxe.net) from the Isle of Tiree  (EU-008)  on  25-31
         March. They will be QRV on 160-10 metres  CW,  SSB  and  RTTY,  and
         will participate in the  CQ  WW  WPX  SSB  Contest.  Logs  will  be
         uploaded to Club Log once  a  day  and  to  LoTW  at  the  earliest
         opportunity. QSL via M0URX (http://m0urx.com/oqrs/).
HC     - Rick, NE8Z will be active  as  HC1MD  and  HC1MD/HC2  from  Ecuador
         between 19 January and 10 February. He will  operate  CW,  SSB  and
         RTTY on 40-10 metres. QSL via K8LJG (direct) and LoTW.  Information
         on the HC/Ecuador and HC8/ Galapagos DX Diplomas can  be  found  at
         http://webpages.charter.net/ne8z. [TNX NE8Z]
LU     - Carlos, LU8DCH will be active as LU8DCH/D from Isla  Martin  Garcia
         (SA-055)  on  21-23  February.  QSL  direct  to  home  call.   [TNX
S5     - Special callsign S567O  will  be  active  on  all  bands  until  31
         December to  celebrate  Radio  Club  Cerkno's  long-term  president
         Miran Voncina (S50O), who was  first  licenced  in  1967.  The  QSL
         cards will be printed at the end of the year. All of the QSOs  will
         be confirmed via the bureau and LoTW. Direct cards should  be  sent
         to  S50E  (Radio  Club  Cerkno,  P.O.  Box  16,  SI-5282    Cerkno,
         Slovenia). [TNX S52JK]
V6     - Sho, JA7HMZ will be active  as  as  V63DX  from  Pohnpei  (OC-010),
         Micronesia on 24-30 January. He  will  participate  in  the  CQ  WW
         160-Meter CW Contest as V6A. QSL via home call, direct  only.  [TNX
YB     - Imam, YB4IR will be active as YB4IR/8 from Tidore  Island  (OC-145)
         on 7-14 February. He will operate CW and SSB on 40-10  metres.  QSL
         via home call, direct or bureau (OQRS on Club Log), and LoTW.
YB     - Look  for  Budi, YF1AR/8 (QSL  via  N2OO)  and  Adhi, YB3MM/8  (see
         www.yb3mm.com  for  QSLling  options)  to  be  active  from   Pulau
         Wangiwangi,  Tukang Besi  Islands (OC-219)  between 26 March and  2
         April. They will have two  transceivers running  100 watts on 40-10
         metres mainly SSB, with some CW and digi modes. Further information
         at www.yf1ar.com. [TNX YF1AR]

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

IOTA MARATHON ---> ADIF log submissions for the  Chasers  Marathon  are  now
accepted at www.iotaevents.org. First, go to "sign up" to obtain your  login
information. For any  inquiries,  email iota.chaser[@]gmail.com. Submissions
for the Activators Marathon should be emailed to iota.activator[@]gmail.com.
The deadline for all submissions is 28 February 2014.

W1AW WAS ---> Look for ARRL Centennial stations W1AW/2  from  New  York  and
W1AW/5 from Oklahoma to be on the air starting at 00.00 UTC  on  22  January
until 23.59 UTC on the 28th. Complete information  on  the  ARRL  Centennial
QSO Party [425DXN 1179] can be found at www.arrl.org/centennial-qso-party.

WCA HBD ---> The World Castles Award Programme's fifth anniversary  will  be
celebrated during the "WCA Happy Birthday" (WCA  HBD)  activity  weekend  on
18-19 January. See www.wcagroup.org for further information. [TNX RN1CW]

+ SILENT KEYS + Hubert Walcott Benjamin Sr, EL2BA passed away on 4  January.
Born in Antigua in 1935, he lived in England, Liberia and since 1990 in  the
US, under what he referred to as "self imposed exile". He was the  President
of the Liberian Radio Amateur Association (LRAA) for 17  years,  and  served
as IARU Region 1 Executive Committee Member on 1972-1987.
John G. "Jack" Troster, W6ISQ passed away on 11 January at the age of 93.  A
founding member of the Northern California DX Foundation in 1972, he  served
as an NCDXF Board member  for  26  years  and  was  the  Foundation's  third
President (1975-1986). Back in 1988 he was inducted into the CQ DX  Hall  of
Bruce W. Butler, W6OSP became a Silent Key on 16  January.  He  was  79.  In
1990 he joined the Board of the NCDXF as its Treasurer, and  served  as  the
Foundation's President from 2009 until his retirement at the  end  of  2011.
He participated in a number of DXpeditions,  notably  H40AA  (Temotu  1998),
3B9R (Rodrigues 1999), K4M (Midway 2009) and PJ7E (Sint Maarten 2010).


QSLs received direct or  through  managers:  3B9EME,  3D2R,  4S7NE,  4U1GSC,
5A1AL,  5C5T,  5J0R,  5P9Z  (EU-030),  5R8IC,  6O3A,  6Y5WJ,  6Y6T,  7Q7PRO,
9A202AA, 9N7BM, 9Y4/DL7VOG, 9Y4ZC, A35UD,  A41KJ,  A61BM,  A71CM,  BY1WXD/0,
C4N, C50C, C5A, C6A/K5HCT, C6AAW,  C6AVA,  C82DX,  CE3EEA,  CR5CW  (EU-145),
CT8/PA4N,  DU7ET,  E51EWP,  E51MAN,  E74A,  E77A,  EF8USA,  EF8X,   EG3INT/7
(EU-152),  EL2ES,  EL2MF,  EM150KV,  ES5QD,  EU1AA,  FO/AB1OC,    FO/JI1JKW,
FO/UT6UD, FR5DZ, FW0NAR (OC-054), FW0NAR/p (OC-118), FW5JJ,  GJ3TXF,  H44UD,
H7H, HB0/PA4N, HP0INT/2 (NA-202 and  NA-170),  HP0INT/3  (NA-071),  HP0INT/4
(NA-088), HP0INT/9 (NA-203),  HP1WW,  HQ3W  (NA-160),  HQ8D  (NA-223),  HQ8S
(NA-035), HZ1PS, HZ1TT, IA0MZ, IS0GQX, J34J, J41V, J87GU,  JT1AS,  JW/LY2KW,
JX9JKA, K4S (NA-058), K6VVA/KL7 (NA-152 and NA-050),  KC4AAA,  KG4KL,  KH2L,
PJ4/G3TXF,  PJ5G,  PJ5J,  PJ7/G3TXF,  PJ7NK,  R20RRC/0  (AS-062),   RA4HKM/0
(AS-025),  RK3SWB/1  (EU-147),  RK9UN,  S79WDX,   SU1HZ,    SU1SK,   SV1CQN,
TX7M (OC-027), TZ6BB, UN1O, UN7AB, UN9GD, UT6UD,  V26K,  V3A,  VF0X,  VK9CZ,
VR2AJ, WH7Z,  XZ1Z,  YB3MM/4  (OC-262),  YB4IR/8  (OC-272),  YB9Y  (OC-276),
YE5PQM (OC-075), YE5R (OC-108), YJ0RK, YJ0TE, YK1BA, YS1/NP3J,  Z81X,  ZD8O,


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