425 DX News issue #1263

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18 July 2015                                              A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1263
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

9A     - Eddy, DM5JBN will be active as 9A/DM5JBN from Cres Island  (EU-136)
         on 19-28 July. QSL via home call, direct or bureau, LoTW and eQSL.
9G     - Piotr, SP3UQE will be active as 9G5SP from  Ghana  starting  around
         mid-September. He will operate SSB and  RTTY  on  20  metres,  with
         activity on other bands depending on "antenna situation  on  site".
         QSL via SP3UQE (the QSL route for contacts made in  April  2005  is
         still via DL7DF). [TNX SP3UQE]
BV     - A large team will be  active  as  BV9A  from  the  P'enghu  Islands
         (AS-103), Taiwan on 24-27 July,  IOTA  Contest  included.  QSL  via
BY     - Look for B7/BA4TB (he will also participate in the  IOTA  Contest),
         B7/BD4TS, B7/BH4TVU and B7/BH4XAE to be active from  Hainan  Island
         (AS-094) from 24 July to 1 August. QSL via home calls  (BA4TB  uses
         PayPal, see qrz.com for information). [TNX BA4TB]
DL     - DL7AT and others will  be  active  as  DA0T/p  from  Usedom  Island
         (EU-129) on 24-27 July. QSL via DL7AT. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
DL     - Look for DG1LS/p, DN2SX/p, DN7OMB/p and DO7OMB/p to be active  from
         Hooge Island (EU-042) on 25-26 July. They will  also  use  DL0SX/p.
         QSL all callsigns direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
E5_sc  - Jacek, SP5EAQ will be active as  E51EAQ  from  Rarotonga  (OC-013),
         South Cook Islands from 19 October for two weeks. He  will  operate
         SSB on 80-10 metres, and will participate  in  the  CQ  WW  DX  SSB
         Contest.  QSL via SP7DQR  (OQRS on http://e5.sp5drh.com), direct or
         bureau, and LoTW. [TNX DX World]
ES     - YL2BK,  YL2TD and YL3BU  will be  active as  ES8/YL1ZX  from  Kihnu
         Island (EU-178) on 24-26 July. QSL via home call.[TNX rsgbiota.org]
F      - Marc, F8DRA will be active as F8DRA/p from  ile  d'Oleron  (EU-032)
         from 25 July to 8 August. [TNX DX World]
F      - Special event call TM37CDXC will be active on  5-19  September  for
         the 37th Clipperton DX Club's Convention (http://wp.cdxc.org/),  to
         be held at Bitche, Lorraine on 18-20 September.  All  of  the  QSOs
         will be confirmed automatically via the bureau. [TNX F1NGP]
GJ     - Frederik, ON8ZL and Peter, ON8ZZ will be  active  as  MJ/OT9Z  (QSL
         via ON8ZL) from Jersey (EU-013) on 23-28 July.  They  will  operate
         SSB, CW and digital modes on the HF bands (and 6  metres,  if  tile
         and conditions  allow).  Frederik  will  participate  in  the  IOTA
         Contest as GJ2A (OQRS on Club Log). [TNX NG3K]
GJ     - The F6KOP Team will be active (callsign  TBA)  from  ile  Maitresse
         (EU-099), Jersey on 25-29 July, IOTA Contest  included.  They  will
         run four stations on 80-6 metres SSB and CW. QSL via  bureau,  OQRS
         or direct to F6KOP. [TNX F5NQL]
GM     - Iain, MM0TFU will be active as MM0TFU/p  from  the  Isle  of  Arran
         (EU-123) on 22-27 July, IOTA Contest included. QSL  via  home  call
         (direct) and LoTW. [TNX rgsbiota.org]
I      - Gianni, IK8MRA and Maria Rosaria, IZ8XOU will operate  occasionally
         from Cirella Island (EU-144)  until  31  July,  including  activity
         during the IOTA Contest. [TNX IK8MRA]
I      - IK7IMQ, IU7BUH,  IU7COR,  IW7DLE  and  IZ7ZKR  will  be  active  as
         IQ7IA/p from Isola Traversa in the Pedagne  group  (EU-091)  on  18
         July. They will operate CW and SSB. QSL to E.R.A.  Grande  Salento,
         Viale  Regina  Margherita  16,  72100  Brindisi  BR,  Italy.   [TNX
I      - I7LGM, IK7MOF, IK7WDS, IZ7AUH, IZ7LDC, IZ7NLZ and  IZ8EGM  will  be
         active as IJ7TA from San Pietro Island (EU-073) from 31 July  to  2
         August. QSL via IZ8EGM, direct  only  (bureau  cards  can  only  be
         requested through the OQRS for IJ7TA on Club Log).
LU     - LU1AET, LU1AMH, LU1ARG, LU1BCE, LU2BPM, LU8ARI and  LW3DN  will  be
         active as  LU4AA/D  from  Isla  Martin  Garcia  (SA-055)  on  13-18
         August. They will operate  SSB,  CW  and  digital  modes  on  80-10
         metres, and  will  participate  in  the  International  Lighthouse/
         Lightship  Weekend and the SARTG  WW  RTTY  Contest. QSL via LU4AA,
         direct or bureau. [TNX rgsbiota.org]
LZ     - LZ1BJ, LZ1QN, LZ1QV, LZ1ZF, LZ2JR, LZ3BB and LZ3YY will  be  active
         as LZ0I from the island of  Sveti  Ivan  (EU-181)  on  23-26  July.
         Before the IOTA Contest they will concentrate  on  30,  17  and  12
         metres. QSL via LZ1BJ (bureau preferred). [TNX NG3K]
ON     - Special callsign OS22F will be in use from 26 July to 2  August  to
         celebrate 22 years of friendship between the Belgian Amateur  Radio
         Club  of  Ronse/Renaix  (ON4RSX)  and  the  French  Radio  Club  de
         Neuville et du Haut Poitou (F5KFL), which have been  twinned  since
         1993. QSL via bureau. [TNX VA3RJ]
OZ     - Olaf,  DL7CX  will  be  active  as  OZ/DL7CX  from   Vendsyssel-Thy
         (EU-171) from 18 July to 1 August, IOTA Contest included.  QSL  via
         home call, bureau preferred.
OZ     - Rico, DO6EBB will be active as OZ/DO6EBB from Fano Island  (EU-125)
         from 19 July to 1 August. QSL via  home  call,  direct  or  bureau.
         [TNX rsgbiota.org]
OZ     - Look for OZ/DL8MF to be active from Samso Island (EU-172) on  23-26
         July. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
OZ     - Henning, OZ1BII will be  active  as  5P2I/p  from  Endelave  Island
         (EU-172) on 25-26 July for the IOTA Contest.  He  will  operate  CW
         only. QSL via bureau. [TNX OZ1BII]
PA     - PE1GUR will be  active  as  PA6FUN  from  Ameland  Island  (EU-038,
         JO23vk) from 20 July to 1 August. He will be QRV on 6 metres  only.
         QSL for this operation via PE1GUR (direct). [TNX rsgbiota.org]
RI1F   - Eugene, UA4RX is  returning  to  Heiss  Island,  Franz  Josef  Land
         (EU-019) to stay there for one year. Starting around early  August,
         look for him to be QRV in his spare time as RI1FJ. QSL via LoTW  or
         direct to UA2FM (OQRS on Club Log).
SM     - Olof, G0CKV  will  be  active  as  SM5CKV/p  from  Harstena  Island
         (EU-177) from 20 July to 1 August. Main activity  will  take  place
         during the IOTA Contest. QSL via G0CKV and LoTW. [TNX The Daily DX]
SV5    - Kim,   ON4BCV  will  be  active  as  SV5/ON4BCV/p  from  Karpathos,
         Dodecanese (EU-001) on 21-28 July. QSL via home call.
SV9    - Markus, OE3MCS will be active holiday style  as  SV9/OE3MCS/p  from
         Crete (EU-015) on 18-25 July. He will operate QRP on 20, 15 and  10
         metres. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
SV9    - Christo, LZ3FN will be active as SW9AA from either the main  island
         of Crete  (EU-015)  and  the  coastal  island  of  Chrysi  (EU-187)
         between 19 July and 1 August. QSL via LZ1PM. [TNX NG3K]
T2     - Stan, LZ1GC and Lubo, OM5ZW will be active as T2GC  from  Funafuti,
         Tuvalu (OC-015) from 24 September to 14 October. They will  operate
         CW, SSB and RTTY with two stations on 160-6 metres. QSL via  LZ1GC,
         direct or bureau (please use the OQRS provided by  Club  Log),  and
         LoTW. Further information can be found at www.c21gc.com.
UA     - The RI1PC & RI1PT team [425DXN 1262] reached the town of Indiga  on
         16 July and is waiting for the windy and rainy weather to  improve.
         The first island to be  activated  will  be  Timanets  (EU-188)  as
         RI1PT, followed  by  Chaichiy  (EU-160)  as  RI1PC.  Plans  are  to
         operate for  about  six  days  from  each  island  until  29  July.
         See www.ri1pc.org for updates. [TNX UA3AKO]
W      - Once again Jon, WB8YJF will be active  as  WB8YJF/4  from  Ocracoke
         Island (NA-067) on 19-26 July, IOTA Contest included. QSL via  home
         call, direct or bureau. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
YB     - Budi, YF1AR (www.yf1ar.com) is active as YF1AR/0  from  the  Seribu
         Islands (OC-177) until 21 July. Plans are to operate mainly SSB  on
         40-10 metres from the  islands  of  Harapan  (16-18  July),  Peniki
         (18-20 July) and Kelapa (20-21 July). QSL via the OQRS on Club  Log
         (preferred, direct link on qrz.com) or N2OO. [TNX YF1AR]
YN     - Dan, HR2DMR expects to start activity as  H76W  from  Farallones de
         Coseguina (NA-212) [425DXN 1261] on 18 July. "He can  only  operate
         during his morning and afternoons due to military  operations  also
         on the island". QSL via KD4POJ. [TNX DX World]
Z2     - David OK6DJ, Petr OK1FCJ and Pavel OK1FPS will be active  as  Z21MG
         from Zimbabwe on 21-30 September, with some limited activity on  20
         September and 1 October. They will  operate  CW,  SSB  and  digital
         modes (CQ WW RTTY Contest  included)  on  160-10  metres.  QSL  via
         OK6DJ, direct or bureau (preferably through Club Log's OQRS),  eQSL
         and LoTW. See www.cdxp.cz for further information.

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

EN7P ---> Apparently there are problems in downloading the  QSOs  made  with
EN7P from the WWFF Log Search, Vladimir UT1PG reports. Paper QSL  cards  can
be requested direct (P.O.Box 21, Kovel-8, 45008, Ukraine) or via the  bureau
by sending your request by email to ut1pg[@]lrv.net.ua. [TNX UT1PG]

IARU NEWS ---> On 2 July 2015, voting was  completed  on  the  admission  of
Association Burundaise des Amateurs Radio  et  Television  (ABART)  to  IARU
membership. With 51 affirmative votes required for approval, there  were  67
votes in favour of and no votes in opposition to Proposal No. 253, which  is
therefore adopted.
IARU  Region  1  has  also  requested  that  the  International  Secretariat
resubmit a proposal for the  admission  of  Shoqata  e  Radio  Amatoreve  te
Kosoves (SHRAK). Two votes in favour of SHRAK being  admitted  to  the  IARU
were received shortly  after  the  voting  deadline.  Those  two  votes,  if
received before the  deadline,  would  have  been  sufficient  to  have  the
proposal  adopted.  Region  1  and  the   International    Secretariat  have
determined under the circumstances that submitting the proposal for  a  vote
of the Member-Societies a second time is  appropriate  (Proposal  No.  254).
The closing date for receipt by the International Secretariat of votes is  9
December 2015. Details can be found at http://www.iaru.org/news--events.

ICPO  BULLETIN  --->  VA3RJ's  useful  ICPO  (Islands,  Castles  &  Portable
Operations) Bulletin will soon be available only on Dave's website, in a  DX
Calendar format: http://www.qsl.net/va3rj/icpo.html. "It is time to hang  up
my hat and have some time to play radio, instead of writing about it",  Dave

VP8SGI & VP8STI ---> The Intrepid DX Group announced on 15 July that all  of
their plans "are moving forward very well" and that they  are  "testing  and
re-testing our gear one last time before it goes into a container next  week
and makes its voyage to meet the RV Braveheart in New Zealand".  The  team's
goal is to conduct two 8-10 day DXpeditions to South Georgia and  the  South
Sandwich  Islands.  They  will  be  QRV  with  six  stations  on  all  bands
(including 6 and 60 metres); in order  to  increase  the  number  of  unique
callsigns, they will "select a band that is propagating for the  most  hours
of the day, and we will be  QRV  on  that  band  for  the  duration  of  our
activity". The  VP8STI/VP8SGI  team  still  has  a  significant  deficit  of
$110,000 and needs the support of the worldwide DX Community  to  help  them
make this project  a  success:  "we  encourage  you  to  visit  our  website
(www.intrepid-dx.com/vp8) and donate via the PayPal link".


QSLs received direct  or  through  managers:  1A0C,  3G0ZC,  4S7AB,  4U1ITU,
4W/PE7T, 4W0VB,  5A1AL,  5J0B,  5U5U,  6Y5WJ,  7QAA,  8Q7CQ,  9H1XT,  9K2SS,
9K9GHL, 9M2SE (AS-046), 9N7FD, 9N7WE, A45XR, A61E, A75GA,  AM990IB,  BH4IGO,
DS2GOO/4  (AS-084),  DV1UD/p  (OC-093),  E40VB,  E41WT,  EJ9FBB    (EU-103),
HS1AOJ,  HT9H,  IS0LYN,  J6/AD4J,  J6/G0VJG,  J6/SP7VC,  J79JA,  JG8NQJ/JD1,
JT1CO, JW9JKA, K1N, KG4YL, KT5BSA (NA-066),  LZ17SOZ,  OA4TT,  OD5NH,  OF9X,
P40FY,  P43E,  PJ2/VE7ACN,  PQ0T,  PW0F  ,  PW2C  (SA-024),  PX8I  (SA-060),
PY0F/PP1CZ, PZ5RZ, S560T, SV2ASP/A, SZ8LSV (EU-049),  T6T,  TC0MI  (AS-201),
YB4IR/7 (OC-268),  YB4IR/9  (OC-147  and  OC-239),  YB5M  (OC-262),  YB8RW/3
(OC-237), YB8RW/p  (OC-246,  OC-271,  OC-272,  OC-273  and  OC-274),  YB8TM,
ZA/UA4WHX,  ZB2B,  ZB2FK,  ZD7DC,  ZF2BH,  ZL7AAA,  ZV2VS  (SA-028),  ZW2WCA


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