425 DX News issue #1261

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04 July 2015                                              A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1261
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

3A     - Aurelio, IZ8EGM will be active as 3A/IZ8EGM  from  Monaco  on  7-15
         August. He will be QRV on 40-6 metres.  QSL  via  home  call.  [TNX
3B8    - Paul, HB9ARY will be active holiday style as 3B8HC  from  Mauritius
         Island (AF-049) on 9-25 July. He will be testing a new  antenna  on
         80-30 metres, but will also be QRV on 20-6 metres.  QSL  via  NI5DX
         (direct only). [TNX The Daily DX]
9A     - S51AC,  S51TP,  S52P  and  S55Z  will  be  active  as  9A8ZRS  from
         Palagruza Vela (EU-090) on 19-31 July, IOTA Contest  included.  QSL
         via S57L, direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
CT7    - Laurent, F8BBL will be active as CT7/F8BBL from the  city  of  Vila
         Praia de Ancora  on  11-25  July.  Side  trips  and  activities  as
         CT7/F8BBL/p from either Insua  Island  (EU-150)  and  Alto  de  Sao
         Bento (for the Summits On The Air programme) are being planned.  He
         will operate mainly CW, with some SSB and digital  modes.  QSL  via
         home call, direct or bureau, and LoTW.
CT8    - Look for CT8/DF5AN,  CT8/DL2HYH,  CT8/DL8MLD,  CT8/HB9AHL,  CU8AS/p
         and CU8FN/p to be active from Graciosa Island (EU-175),  Azores  on
         21-30 July. They will operate CW, RTTY, PSK31  and  JT65  on  80-10
         metres, and will participate in the IOTA Contest as CR2W  (QSL  via
         HB9CRV, direct or bureau, and LoTW). [TNX QRZ-DX]
DL     - Frank, DH0JAE will be active  on  80-10  metres  as  DH0JAE/p  from
         Usedom Island (EU-129) on 20-31 July, including  an  entry  in  the
         IOTA Contest. He  operates  QRP.  QSL  via  home  call,  direct  or
         bureau; see qrz.com for the direct link to Club  Log's  OQRS.  [TNX
E5_sc  - Tony,  ZL2AGY  will  operate  CW  only  as  E51AGY  from  Rarotonga
         (OC-013), South Cook Islands from 6 July to 4  August.  "This  will
         be  a  holiday-style  operation";  he  says,  "but  I  hope  to  be
         reasonably active". QSL via home call, direct only.
F      - Philippe ON4ACP, Erik ON4ANN, Erik ON4CCV, Paul ON5PDV  and  Walter
         ON8CW wiil be active as either F/ON6NB and/or F/homecall from  Batz
         Island (EU-105) on 14-18 September. They will operate 80-10  metres
         SSB, CW, PSK and RTTY with two stations. QSL via ON4ANN, direct  or
         bureau,  and LoTW.  Website: http://users.telenet.be/on4ann/EU105/.
         [TNX NG3K]
FS     - Gregg, W6IZT will be active  holiday  style  as  FS/W6IZT  from  St
         Martin (NA-105) on 4-11 July. He will operate  mainly  CW  on  40-6
         metres. QSL via N7XG and LoTW. [TNX DX World]
G      - The Cestrian Scout Group will be active on 20-10 metres  as  GB2COS
         from 31 July to 2 August to coincide  with  the  23rd  World  Scout
         Jamboree that will be taking place in Japan. QSL via G7BQY,  direct
         or bureau. [TNX G7BQY]
GW     - Keith, G3TTC will be active as GW3TTC/p from Holy  Island  (EU-124)
         on 24-27 July. QSL via G3TTC, direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
HC8    - Geoff, G8OFQ has announced that his operating  times  as  HC8/G8OFQ
         [425DXN 1260] will  be  12.00-13.00  UTC  and  21.00-05.00  UTC  on
         weekdays, and around 14.00-03.00 UTC during the weekends.  He  will
         be working again as a volunteer  at  the  Giant  Tortoise  Breeding
         Center on Isabela Island, Galapagos (SA-004)  from  6  July  to  27
         September. QSL direct only (3 USD, no  IRCs)  to  Geoff  Dobson,  9
         Fitzpain Road, West Parley, Ferndown, BH22 8RZ, United Kingdom.
HL     - Special callsign HL15UG will be in use on 1-14 July for the  XXVIII
         Summer Universiade (the World University  Games  organized  by  the
         International University Sports Federation) to be held in  Gwangju,
         Republic of Korea. QSL via HL4CCM, direct or bureau.
HL     - Han DS2GOO, Lee 6K2CEW and Ka 6K2JFW will be active  as  homecall/4
         from Taehuksan Island (AS-093) on 3-5 July. They will  operate  CW,
         SSB, RTTY and some PSK31 or JT65  on  80-6  metres.  QSL  via  home
         calls. [TNX HL1VAU]
I      - ARI Amantea will be active on 20 and  40  metres  as  IQ8IB/p  from
         Scoglio di Coreca (not IOTA, K-004 for the Italian  Islands  Award)
         on 5 July, starting around 6 UTC. QSL via bureau. [TNX IK2RLS]
I      - IZ8LFI/p and IC8FFP/p will be active from the lighthouse  at  Punta
         Carena on Capri Island (EU-031) on 5 July.  QSL  via  IK7JWX.  [TNX
I      - Davide, IZ2ZOT  will be  active  as  IA5/IZ2ZOT  from  Elba  Island
         (EU-028) on 10-18 July. He usually operates SSB and digital  modes.
         QSL via home call, direct or bureau, LoTW and eQSL.
J2     - Jean-Marc, F5LCI will be active  as  J20JM  from  Djibouti  between
         mid-July and mid-September. He will run QRP on  the  HF  bands  and
         operate CW and JT65. QSL via home call. [TNX DX World]
JD1_oga- Hatt,  JO1LVZ  will  be  active   as   JO1LVZ/JD1  from  Chichijima
         (AS-031), Ogasawara on 6-9 August. He will be QRV on  160-6  metres
         with 50 watts and a focus on CW and digital  modes.  QSL  via  home
         call (bureau preferred) and LoTW. [TNX JO1LVZ]
KH0    - Zorro, JH1AJT will be active as KH0/KH8Z from  Saipan  (OC-086)  on
         6-10 July. This will be a business trip and he will be  QRV  mainly
         on 10, 15 and 20 metres SSB in his  spare  time.  QSL  via  JH1AJT.
         [TNX JA1TRC]
KP2    - Look for Jim KP2/AD5OW, Jeffrey KP2/N5TIT and Debbie KP2/KF5MEG  to
         be active from the Virgin  Islands  (NA-106)  on  23-30  September.
         They will operate SSB, RTTY and PSK31 on  80-10  metres,  and  will
         participate in the CQ WW RTTY Contest as KP2/WE5DX.  QSL  via  home
         calls, direct or bureau, LoTW and eQSL. [TNX N5TIT]
LA     - Trond, LA9VDA will be active from Hareidlandet  (EU-079)  on  15-18
         July. He says this will be the first activation from WLOTA  LH-3528
         and WWFF LAFF-170. QSL via home call (email la9vda[@]gmail.com  for
         bureau cards).
OJ0    - OH0FM, OH0GG, OH0KXJ, OH0LO and OH0NA will be active as  OJ0S  from
         Market Reef (EU-053) on 11-18 July. They will operate  CW  and  SSB
         on 80-10 metres. QSL via OH0AA, direct or bureau.
OY     - OY/KB2HZI, OY/N2IEN, OY/W2RE, OY/WW1X and OY/WW2DX will  be  active
         from the Faroe Islands (EU-018) on 8-15 July. QSL  via  NR6M.  [TNX
         The Daily DX]
OZ     - A German team will be active as OZ9IC from Romo Island (EU-125)  on
         24-26 July,  IOTA  Contest  included.  QSL  via  DH1FY,  direct  or
         bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
PY     - PS7AB (SSB) and PP1CZ (CW and digital modes) are active as  PV70FEB
         until 30 July. This is the seventh of a series  of  twelve  special
         callsigns; the suffix stands for Forca  Expedicionaria  Brasileira,
         the Brazilian Expeditionary Force that fought alongside the  Allied
         powers in Italy during World War  II.  QSL  via  PS7AB  (direct  or
         bureau),  LoTW  and eQSL.  Information on  the award  programme  at
         www.radioamador.org.br/certificate_70th_world_war.htm. [TNX PS7AB]
S7     - A team of  seven  from  Poland  (SP2EBG,  SP2GKS,  SP3CYY,  SP6EQZ,
         SP6FXY, SP6JIU and SP9FOW)  will  be  active  as  S79SP  from  Mahe
         (AF-024), Seychelles on 3-18  October.  This  will  be  a  "serious
         DXpedition" with several stations active on 160-6  metres  CW,  SSB
         and RTTY. QSL via SP6FXY, direct or bureau (OQRS on Club  Log)  and
         LoTW. The website for the DXpedition is at www.s79sp.dxing.pl.
SM     - Adde, SM0SHG will be active  holiday  style  as  SB3X  from  Klosan
         Island (EU-087) on 4-31 July. Please use the OQRS provided by  Club
         Log for either direct and bureau QSLs. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
SV     - Expect SV8/PA2RIC/p to  operate  QRP  from  the  island  of  Lesvos
         (EU-049) on 10-28 July. QSL via home call, direct or  bureau.  [TNX
UA     - Special callsign R2015LY is active until 31 December  to  celebrate
         the "Year of Literature in Russia". Several  other  R2015  prefixed
         callsigns, with suffixes honouring various  Russian  writers  (e.g.
         R2015C for  Anton  Chekhov  and  R2015SM  for  Nobel  prize  winner
         Mikhail  Sholokhov),  will  also  be  active.  Information  on  the
         "Literary Heritage of Russia"  award  programme  can  be  found  at
UA     - Vladimir, UA0LCZ will be active again as RI0NZ  from  Popov  Island
         (AS-066) on 18-29 July. Look for  him  around  3507,  7007,  10107,
         14017, 18077, 21017, 24897 and 28017 kHz. During the  IOTA  Contest
         he will operate both CW and SSB. QSL via UA0LCZ, direct or  bureau.
         [TNX UA0LCZ]
VK     - The  Amateur  Radio  Experimenters  Group  (VK5ARG)  will   operate
         special event station VI5MCP between 11 and 26  July  to  celebrate
         the  100th  anniversary  of  the  Morialta  Conservation  Park.   A
         calendar of planned activations from the park itself can  be  found
         at http://vk5fo.com/362/upcoming-special-event-vi5mcp. QSL  direct,
         bureau or via eQSL.
VP2M   - Lu, W4LT will be active holiday style  as  VP2MLU  from  Montserrat
         (NA-103) on 8-17 July. QSL via home call,  direct  or  bureau,  and
YB     - A large team will be active as YE3IOTA from Sempu  Island  (OC-237)
         on 24-26 July, IOTA Contest included. They  will  operate  SSB  and
         some CW with  three  stations.  Most  operators  are  newcomers  to
         DXpedition and contest operating, so please be patient  with  them.
         QSL  via  YB3MM,  direct  or  bureau  (OQRS  on  Club  Log).   [TNX
         Mediterraneo DX Club]
YJ     - Geoff, ZL3GA will be active  holiday  style  as  YJ0GA  from  Efate
         (OC-035), Vanuatu on 21-27 July. He will operate CW, SSB  and  RTTY
         on 40-10 metres, and  will  be  active  during  the  IOTA  Contest,
         probably on 20 metres SSB and CW. QSL  via  home  call,  direct  or
         bureau (OQRS on Club Log), and LoTW. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
YN     - Dan,  HR2DMR  has  announced  plans  to  be  active  as  H76W  from
         Farallones de Coseguina  (NA-212),  Nicaragua  between  15  and  30
         July. He says he "will alternate navy duties and hobby",  and  will
         try to be QRV during the IOTA Contest (25-26 July). QSL via KD4POJ.

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

Directors are pleased to announce their intent to encourage  DXpeditions  to
provide  humanitarian  aid  and   services    benefiting    individuals  and
communities they visit on DXpeditions. Additional funding is available  when
a DXpedition submits a  plan  to  provide  humanitarian  aid,  the  plan  is
approved by INDEXA, and the plan is successfully completed  and  documented.
This incentive can be as much as an additional 15% added  to  the  financial
support offered the DXpedition. See  http://www.indexa.org/humanitarian.html
for detailed information about the process to follow.

QSL GALLERY ---> The large collection of QSL cards  on  Les  Nouvelles  DX's
web site has been updated. Fifteen different galleries include 12,926  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]

WRTC 2018 ---> The organizing committee has announced  that  the  July  2018
edition of World Radiosport Team Championship  (www.wrtc2018.de)  will  take
place in the area around Jessen/Wittenberg, some  100  kilometres  south  of


QSLs received direct or through managers:  3B8MM,  4W/N1YC,  4W/PE7T,  5K4R,
5Z0L, 7P8LS, 7QAA, 8Q7CQ,  9M2MSO,  9M4MIA,  9Q0HQ,  A63DI  (AS-021),  BA4TB
(AS-150), C21EU, CN8KD, CR2A, CR2X,  DS2GOO/4  (AS-084),  E30FB,  EK/DL7UCX,
LT5X (SA-049), OF9X, OG0A,  OG0R,  OJ0AM,  PH70MG,  PW0F,  RU6DX/p,  S79RPS,
ST2NH, SU9IG, T88XX (OC-296), TI9/3Z9DX, UK8OWW, V6Z,  V85XD,  VD1M,  VK9NT,
VR2XMT,  VU2RCT,  XE1H,  YB0JMT,  YB4IR/7  (OC-166  and    OC-268),  YB4IR/8
(OC-274), YB7KE/p (OC-268), YC0PDZ, YC1CZZ, YD1MRI,  YW6X  (SA-090),  ZD7FT,


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