425 DX News issue #1253

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09 May 2015                                               A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1253
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

3W     - The website for the 3W3MD DXpedition to Vietnam  [425DXN  1251]  is
         now up  and  running  at www.mdxc.org/3w3md/.  A very  large multi-
         national team will be active on all bands and modes from 31 October
         to  10 November.  QSL via IK2VUC,  direct or bureau, and eventually
5B     - 5B70VE is the special callsign that members  of  Pafos  Radio  Club
         (5B4PRC) will use in May to celebrate the 70th  anniversary  of  VE
         Day and the end of World War II. QSL via 5B4AHO. [TNX 5B4AHJ]
5U     - Christian, F4WBN will be active again as 5U5U from  Niger  from  30
         May to 16 June. In his spare time he  will  operate  SSB  and  some
         RTTY on 40-6 metres. QSL via home call (direct). [TNX DX World]
5Z     - The Italian DXpedition Team (Silvano I2YSB, Vinicio IK2CIO,  Angelo
         IK2CKR, Marcello IK2DIA and Stefano IK2HKT) will be active as  5Z0L
         on 21-31 May. They will  operate  CW  (3530,  7025,  10115,  14030,
         18068, 21030, 24893 and  28030  kHz),  SSB  (14270,  18155,  21310,
         24975 and 28420 kHz) and RTTY (14083 kHz) with  three  stations;  a
         special emphasis will be put on 6 metres (50102 CW and 50123  SSB),
         as this band was opened to amateur radio just a few weeks ago.  The
         team will leave their 5-element antenna to Daniel,  5Z4/EA4ATI  for
         him to  continue  activity  on  6  metres  after  the  end  of  the
         expedition. QSL via I2YSB. Further information, logsearch,  QSLling
         details  and  OQRS for direct cards at www.i2ysb.com/idt. The pilot
         stations  are  IK7JWY and (for  6m) IK0FTA; a dedicated forum is on
         www.hamradioweb.org. [TNX IK7JWY]
9A     - Once again Jan, PA4JJ will be  active  holiday  style  as  9A/PA4JJ
         from Croatia beyween 30 May and 30  June.  Expect  him  to  operate
         mainly digital modes. QSL via home call, direct or bureau (OQRS  on
         Club Log), and LoTW. [TNX PA4JJ]
9N     - BA4TB and BD4TR are members of the Chinese rescue team deployed  in
         Nepal after the earthquake. In their spare time they are active  as
         9N7TB and 9N7TR on the HF bands. QSL via home calls. [TNX DX World]
C5     - Alan, G3XAQ will be active holiday style as C56XA from  The  Gambia
         from 16 May to 4 June. He will operate CW  on  the  HF  bands,  and
         will participate in the CQ WW WPX CW Contest. QSL via  G3SWH.  [TNX
CX    -  Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the International Telecommuni-
         cation Union, two special callsigns will be active from Uruguay  on
         15-30 May: CW150ITU by  Radio  Club Uruguayo (QSL via CX1AA, direct
         or bureau), and CX150ITU by Radiogrupo Sur  (QSL via CX2ABC, direct
D4     - Jos, PA3FYC will be active holiday style as D44TCA from  Boa  Vista
         (AF-086),  Cape  Verde  on  10-22  May.  QSL  via   PA3FYC.    [TNX
DL     - Mario,  DJ7MH  will  be  active  as  DJ7MH/p  from  Baltrum  Island
         (EU-047) on 22-24 May. He will operate QRP CW  on  40,  30  and  20
         metres. QSL via home call, eQSL and LoTW. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
E5     - Doug, W6HB as E51DLD and Brad, W0VFT as E51VFT will be active  from
         Rarotonga (OC-013), South Cook Islands on 17-23 May. They  will  be
         QRV on 160-10 metres from the shacks of E51AND and E51JD.  QSL  via
         homecalls. [TNX DX World]
E6     - E6NK (op. JA2AAU), E6SS (op. JA2LSS), E6TE (op.  JA2ATE)  and  E6ZS
         (op. JA2ZS) will be active from Niue (OC-040) on  15-25  May.  They
         will operate CW, SSB and digital modes on  160-6  metres.  QSL  via
         operator's instructions. [TNX The Daily DX]
FG     - Iain, G4SGX will be active as FG/G4SGX from  Guadeloupe  (NA-11102)
         on 13-19 May. He will operate mainly CW and possibly  some  digital
         mode on 40, 30 and 20 metres. QSL via home call, direct or  bureau,
         and LoTW. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
FM     - Martin, OK1FUA  (OL5Y)  will  be  active  as  TO5Y from  Martinique
         (NA-107) from 22 May to 1 June, including an entry  in  the  CQ  WW
         WPX CW Contest. [TNX NG3K]
GJ     - Look for MJ/ON1CH, MJ/ON6EF and MJ/ON6VJ to be active  from  Jersey
         (EU-013) on 14-18 May. They will operate SSB on the HF bands and  6
         metres. Eddy, ON6EF also expects to be QRV as MU/ON6EF/p from  Sark
         Island (EU-114), Guernsey for one day. QSL via home  calls,  direct
         or bureau. [TNX NG3K]
I      - Look for IH9/IK4ALM and IH9/IZ4WJA to be  active  from  Pantelleria
         (AF-018) on 9-15 May. They will operate SSB,  CW  (QRS),  RTTY  and
         PSK 63 on 40-10 metres. QSL via home calls.
I      - Special event station IR6ANA will be active from L'Aquila on  15-17
         May for the 88th national reunion  of  the  Italian  Army's  Alpine
         troops. QSL via IK6DEN. Also active  will  be  IZ1BWB  as  IZ1CCK/6
         from the Alpine Brigade 'Taurinense' station.
I      - Lucky, IZ7EVZ  will  be  active  as  IL7/IZ7EVZ  from  the  Tremiti
         Islands (EU-050) from 28 May to 1 June. He  will  be  QRV  on  40-6
         metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX IZ7EVZ]
KC4    - Mike, KD5GLX is now at Palmer Station on  Anvers  Island  (AN-012),
         Antarctica and plans "to be quite active on the  bands"  as  KC4AAC
         until late October. QSL direct to K1IED. [TNX DX World]
OX     - Michael, OZ1KZX has plans to be  active  as  OX/5P1KZX  from  Nuuk,
         Greenland (NA-018) on 15 May for about ten days. In his spare  time
         he will operate digital modes on 40, 20  and  15  metres.  QSL  via
         LoTW and eQSL; paper cards will not be available. Updates  will  be
         posted to http://www.qrz.com/db/OX/5P1KZX.
OZ     - EDR, Denmark's IARU society, will use special callsign OZ150ITU  on
         17 May to celebrate the  150th  anniversary  of  the  International
         Telecommunication Union.  Activity on 160, 80, 40, 20,  15  and  10
         metres CW, SSB and digital  modes  will  take  place  from  several
         different locations around  Denmark;  each  station  will  have  "a
         unique secondary suffix"  and  be  QRV  as  OZ150ITU/##,  with  the
         number ranging from 10 to 99. All of  the  QSOs  will  be  uploaded
         WITHOUT the /## to LoTW, eQSL and Club Log.  Paper  QSL  cards  via
         OZ0J, direct or bureau (please use the OQRS provided by Club  Log).
         See http://www.qrz.com/db/oz150itu for information on the award.
OZ     - Thomas, DL7UZO will be active as 5P9Z/p from Romo  Island  (EU-125)
         on 23-31 May. He will operate mainly RTTY  and  CW.  QSL  via  home
         call, direct or bureau (OQRS on Club Log). [TNX rsgbiota.org]
P4     - Peter (VK3FN) as P40FN, Chris (VK3FY) as P40FY and David (K3LP)  as
         P40DC will be active from Aruba (SA-036) on 19-26  May.  They  will
         be QRV on the HF bands from the late Carl Cook's  (P49V)  QTH.  QSL
         via M0OXO, preferably through his OQRS on www.m0oxo.com.
PY0F   - Ville, PY2ZEA (OH1MM) will be active again as  PW0F  from  Fernando
         de Noronha (SA-003) on 12-20 May. He will operate  CW  and  SSB  on
         40-10 metres ("80 and 160 not certain  due  to  limited  space  and
         high noise level"). QSL via OH2BH (OQRS  on  Club  Log)  and  LoTW.
         [TNX NG3K]
SV     - Laci, HA0HW will be active as SW8WW  from  Thasos  Island  (EU-174)
         from 29 May to 8 June. QSL via HA0HW, direct or bureau,  preferably
         through the OQRS provided by Club Log. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
UA     - On 7 May 1895 radio  pioneer  Aleksandr  S.  Popov  gave  a  public
         demonstration  of  the  receiving  apparatus  he  had    developed.
         Celebrating  the  120th  anniversary  of  Popov's  accomplishments,
         special callsigns R120A, R120D, R120E, R120K, R120L, R120N,  R120O,
         R120P, R120R, R120S, R120V and R120AP are active until 31 May.  QSL
         routes  and  details  on  the  award  programme  can  be  found  at
UA     - Special callsign UE110L will be used on 11-31 May to celebrate  the
         110th anniversary of the  birth  of  Russian  novelist  Mikhail  A.
         Sholokhov, winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in  Literature.  QSL  via
         RQ7L, direct or bureau. [TNX R7NB]
YB     - Din, YB8RW is continuing his IOTA DXpedition Tour. So  far  YB8RW/p
         operated from the islands of Geser (OC-070) on 19  April,  Watubela
         (OC-273) on 20-23 April, Bingkudu (Penyu  Islands,  OC-274)  on  29
         April-2 May and Babar (OC-271) on 6-8 May. His next  stop  will  be
         Moa Island (OC-246), reportedly starting on 9 May during the  local
         morning hours. QSL via YB8RW; see qrz.com for the direct  links  to
         Club Log's OQRS.

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

NEW IOTA CHECKPOINTS APPOINTED --->  RSGB  IOTA  Management  is  pleased  to
announce the appointment with effect from 9 May 2015 of two new  checkpoints
to cover the central East European  countries  previously  covered  by  Alex
HA7UW (SK). George Szabadkay, HA5WA (geos[@]upcmail.hu) has agreed  to  take
on checkpoint duties for Hungary,  Czech  Republic,  Romania  and  Slovakia.
Augustyn Wawrzynek, SP6BOW (sp6bow[@]poczta.onet.pl) has agreed to accept  a
similar task for  Poland,  Estonia,  Latvia  and  Lithuania.  Their  mailing
addresses are OK in QRZ.com. We welcome George and Augustyn to the team  and
look forward  to  an  increase  in  IOTA  awareness  in  their  areas.  IOTA
Participants in these countries,  please  note  your  new  checkpoint.  [TNX

OQRS WEBSITE ---> Has developed "a very simple, easy  and  convenient"  OQRS
website for "small DXpeditions, holiday types, casual operations, etc"  that
might like  to  offer  an  OQRS  for  direct  cards  "without  some  of  the
complications": www.QSLNOW.com. "You are invited to check this out,  and  if
you're interested in more, contact me by  email  (rrowe61[@]sbcglobal.net)".

PY0NY ---> This is Godoi, PY4NY, was granted special permission  to  operate
as PY0NY from Fernando de Noronha on 2-9 May. QSL via home  call  (Janio  de
Souza Godoi, Rua Bom Jesus da Penha 659 BL 47  Ap.  1103,  Santa  Terezinha,
Belo Horizonte - MG, 31365-190, Brazil), eQSL and LoTW.

QSL GALLERY ---> The large collection of QSL cards  on  Les  Nouvelles  DX's
web site has been updated. Fifteen different galleries include 12,810  cards
for the ten Most  Wanted  DXCC  Entities  (2004-14),  the  61  deleted  DXCC
Entities, obsolete prefixes,  stations  from  Maghreb  from  1945  to  1962,
Allied Forces stations in Germany (1945-70), special stations  commemorating
ITU and IARU, 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: www.LesNouvellesdx.fr. [TNX F6AJA]

US ISLANDS ---> "One-Day Getaway"  [425DXN  1245]  is  a  US  Islands  (USI)
Awards Program's new operating activity that will take place on 9 May  (from
00.00 UTC through 23.59 UTC). More than 70 islands have been registered  for
activation, including the following  IOTA  groups:  NA-055  (N1QLL),  NA-058
(K8CQ), NA-079 (KG4DRP),  NA-083  (N3JS),  NA-099  (WP4I),  NA-106  (KP2XX),
NA-112 (N2COP),  NA-140  (KA3UNQ),  NA-142  (KC4ERT)  and  NA-213  (KK4BJV).
Complete information on the event and the US Islands Program  can  be  found
on www.usislands.org. [TNX NS4J] 


QSLs received direct or through managers: 1A0C, 3B8CF, 3B9DX,  3B9FR,  3W2JK
(AS-130), 3XM6JR, 4S7VG,  5H1ES,  5V7JH,  5W0JY,  5W0KJ,  5Z4/DF3FS,  7X3FG,
9Q0HQ, A45XR, BA7CK (AS-143), C31KC,  C91RF,  CE0Y/LA5UF,  D44AC,  DU3/YL3JM
(OC-244), E20HHK/p (AS-145), E2X, EU1A,  EX2V,  FJ/NN2DX,  FJ/WW2DX,  FK8CP,
HS3XVP, HS7BHK, HZ1DG, J69DS,  JG8NQJ/JD1,  JI3DST/6  (AS-049),  JY9FC,  K1N
(NA-098), KP2M, LA2S (EU-062), OX3LX (NA-220),  P29VIM,  P40CX,  PY0F/PP1CZ,
UN7QX, V31AT,  V73NS,  VK7NSE  (OC-195),  VP2MEL,  VP8DOZ  (AN-007),  VP8DXU
(SA-002), VP8LP, VR2UU, VU2NKS, VU2UR, VU4CB, VU4KV, XF1M  (NA-078),  XW3DT,
XW4XR, YB200T (OC-150),  YB4IR/7  (OC-252  and  OC-269),  YB8RW/3  (OC-250),


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