425 DX News issue #1265

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01 August 2015                                            A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1265
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

9M2    - The Malay Amateur Radio Society  of  Northern  Peninsular  Malaysia
         will  be  active  as  9M4KI  from  Pulau  Songsong  (AS-058),  West
         Malaysia on 7-9 August. They will operate SSB on 40-10 metres.  QSL
         via 9W2ZHL, direct only.
CT     - Look for Luis CT1EEQ/p, Arlindo CT1EGW/p and  Luis  CT4NH/p  to  be
         active from Ilha da Berlenga (EU-040) on  11-15  August..  QSL  via
         home calls. [TNX CT4NH]
CX     - The Radio Club Uruguayo will be active as CW1R from the  lighthouse
         at  Punta  del  Este  on  14-16  August  for   the    International
         Lighthouse/Lightship  Weekend.  They  will  operate  CW,  SSB   and
         digital modes on 80-10 metres with at least two stations.  QSL  via
         CX1AA, bureau or direct (Radio Club Uruguayo, P.O. Box  37,  11000,
         Montevideo, Uruguay). [TNX CX3AL]
D6     - Ken, LA7GIA will be active as D67GIA from  Moroni,  Comoro  Islands
         (AF-007) on 14-23 September. Plans are to be QRV  on  40-10  metres
         CW, RTTY and some SSB. QSL via home call,  direct  only.  Logsearch
         on Club Log. Further information at http://la7gia.com/.
F      - Look for F5RVO/p to be  active  from  ile  Verte  (EU-095)  on  1-2
         August. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
F      - Bernard, F9IE will be  active  as  TM73IE  from  his  home  QTH  on
         Noirmoutier Island  (EU-064)  for  15  days  scattered  between  11
         August and 5 October. He will be QRV on 40-6  metres  CW  and  SSB.
         [TNX F6AJA]
GM     - The Black Country DX & Contest Group will be active as MS0OXE  from
         the the south lighthouse (Skaddan) on Fair Isle  (EU-012)  on  9-15
         September. Five operators (G0JKY, G4MKP, M0CKE,  M0VKY  and  M0YOM)
         expect to be QRV on 40-10 metres CW, RTTY, SSB and  some  PSK  with
         three stations. Due to no mains power  throughout  the  night  they
         will have to QRT each night around 23.30 local and resume  activity
         each morning at 07.30 local. QSL via M0URX (please  use  the  OQRS:
         www.m0urx.com/oqrs/) and LoTW; logsearch on Club Log. [TNX M0URX]
HC     - Martin,  LU9EFO  will  be  active  as  HC2/LU9EFO  from  Guayaquil,
         Ecuador on 3-24 August. A side  trip  and  activity  as  HC8/LU9EFO
         from the  Galapagos  Islands  (SA-004)  is  planned  for  3-4  days
         starting on the  14th.  QSL  via  F4BHW  (direct  only)  or  LU9EFO
         (bureau). [TNX The Daily DX]
I      - Celebrating the 55th anniversary of the National  Aerobatic  Patrol
         (the Tricolour Arrows aerobatic team of  the  Italian  Air  Force),
         ARI Udine will use special callsign II3PAN from 1 September  to  31
         October. All of the QSOs will be confirmed  automatically  via  the
         bureau; direct cards should be sent to IV3IUM. Information  on  the
         award and trophy at www.ariudine.it. [TNX IV3IUM]
JA     - Look for JA4GXS/4 to  be  active  from  Kasado  (AS-117)  on  22-23
         August. He will operate CW and SSB on 40, 20, 17, 15 and 6  metres.
         QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
KH0    - Toshi, JR2UYE, Miho, JJ2VLY and Yutaka, JQ2GYU will  be  active  as
         NH0J from Tinian Island (OC-086) on 8-13 August. They will  operate
         CW, SSB and RTTY on 80-6 metres. QSL via JJ2VLY and LoTW.  [TNX  DX
PY     - PW2G was expected to participate in the IOTA Contest from Ilha  dos
         Gatos (SA-071) [425DXN 1251], but a storm prevented  the  operators
         from reaching the island. A new attempt  will  take  place  on  1-2
         August. Plans are for a larger team to operate SSB, CW and  PSK  on
         80, 40, 20, 15, 12, 10 and 6 metres  with  two  stations.  QSL  via
         PY2LCD, direct or bureau, and LoTW. Logsearch  on  Club  Log.  [TNX
PY     - PS7AB (SSB) and PP1CZ (CW and digital  modes)  will  be  active  as
         PW70FEB on 1-30 August. This is the eighth 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.
PY     - PY2SEI and PY2ZA will be  active  as  PS1AI  from  Ilha  do  Araujo
         (SA-029) on 10-13 October. QSL via bureau and LoTW,  or  direct  to
         Caixa  Postal  34,  Caieiras  -  SP,  07700-970,  Brazil.   Further
         information  will  be  posted  to  www.ps1ai.blogspot.com.br   [TNX
PY0F   - Leo, PP1CZ will be active again  as  PY0F/PP1CZ  from  Fernando  de
         Noronha (SA-003) on 26-31 August. He  will  operate  CW,  RTTY  and
         some SSB on 80-10 metres, plus 6m if there is propagation. QSL  via
         home call, direct or through Club Log's OQRS. [TNX PP1CZ]
SM     - Kjell, SM4DDS will be active as 7S5A from Stora  Alo-Boko  (EU-177)
         from 30 July to 4 August. He operates CW and SSB on  80-10  metres.
         QSL direct or bureau, preferably through the OQRS on Club Log,  and
         LoTW. [TNX SM4DDS]
TF     - Jeff, F4GGQ will be active holiday style as TF/F4GGQ  from  Iceland
         (EU-021) on 10-16 August. He will operate SSB only. QSL via  F4EFI,
         direct or bureau. [TNX F4EFI]
TF     - Bill, K2HVN reports he will be  active  as  TF/K2HVN  from  Iceland
         from 31 August to 6 September. He will operate CW and SSB on  40-17
         metres. QSL via home call.
UA     - The R7AL/0 operation from the  rare  Malminskiye  Islands  (AS-172)
         [425DXN 1247] will now be a one man show by  Vasily,  R7AL.  On  30
         July he reported that "all goes well" for him to leave  home  on  6
         August, with activity starting on the 10th  at  the  earliest.  QSL
         via  R7AL,  direct  or  bureau  (OQRS  on  Club    Log).   Bookmark
         http://as172.yolasite.com/ for updates.
W      - Members of the Old Barney ARC will be operating as N2OB  from  'Old
         Barney', the Barnegat Lighthouse on Long Beach Island  (NA-111)  on
         1 August from about 13 UTC to 21 UTC. QSL via N2OB. [TNX N4AA]
YJ     - Rod, YJ8RN expects to be back to Loh Island (OC-110) between 3  and
         14 August, with plans to QRV in his spare time. Look for him on  or
         around 14290 kHz in the  6-8  UTC  time  frame  (earlier  over  the
         weekends). QSL direct to Rodney  S.  Newell,  P.O.  Box  905,  Port
         Vila, Vanuatu. [TNX The Daily DX]
ZF     - Henning, OZ1BII (www.oz1bii.dk) will be active again as ZF2EE  from
         the Cayman Islands (NA-016) on 7-9 August. He will  participate  in
         the WAE DX Contest CW. QSL via OZ1BII, direct or  bureau  (OQRS  on
         Club Log), and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]

PACIFIC TOUR ---> Uli, DL2AH will be active holiday style as NH0/DL2AH  from
Rota Island, Northern Marianas (OC-086) from  30  September  to  16 October,
and  as  V63AH from  Yap Island (OC-012), Micronesia  from  18 October to 10
November. He will operate mainly SSB on 40-10 metres with 100 watts. QSL via
home call, direct only. [TNX NG3K]

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

E51DWC ---> Milan, E51DWC (OK1DWC) has been active from Rarotonga  (OC-013),
South Cook Islands since 11 June and says he will be there "until  September
at least". He operates CW and SSB on  160-10  metres  and  has  logged  some
13,600 QSOs so far. QSL  via  OK1DWC,  direct  or  bureau,  LoTW  and  eQSL.
Logsearch on OQRS on Club Log.

INDEXA NEWSLETTERS  --->  The  International  DX  Association  (INDEXA)  was
established in September 1983.  Ever  since  then  INDEXA  has  published  a
Newsletter with information on its activities and reports  from  DXpeditions
that it supported. All of the INDEXA's Newsletters (118  editions,  starting
with Issue #1  from  the  Spring  of  1984)  are  now  available  online  at
http://www.indexa.org/newsletters.html. [TNX W3OA]

R3RRC/0 ---> After many trials  and  tribulations,  the  R3RRC/0  DXpedition
team started up from a cold, rainy and foggy Brusneva Island (AS-082) on  28
July at 06.14 UTC, and went QRT around 19 UTC on the 29th.  They  also  used
RF3A/0 (QSL via R3BY, see qrz.com) during this operation.  They  used  paper
logs, so it is likely it will take some time before the log search and  OQRS
on Club Log are available. See www.as082.org for pictures and updates.

QSL VIA EA5GL ---> Pedro is the new QSL manager for all  I1FQH's  past  (and
future) DXpeditions: 5V7DX, 5V7PRF,  5V7V,  EA6/I1FQH,  MJ/I1FQH,  SV5/I1FQH
and SV9/I1FQH. His QSLling policy is detailed on qrz.com.

YASME FOUNDATION'S SUPPORTING GRANTS ---> The  Board  of  Directors  of  the
Yasme Foundation (www.yasme.org) announced on  28  July  that  it  has  made
supporting grants in furtherance of its goal of supporting  the  development
of amateur radio, as follows:
- A grant  to  the  Organizing  Committee  of  the  2018  World  Radio  Team
Championship for the organizational and licensing fees associated  with  two
special call sign stations;
- A grant to the Reverse Beacon Network for the purchase  of  the  equipment
necessary to establish a node at the ET3AA club station in Ethiopia;
- A grant to a representative of the Voodoo Contest Group for  the  purchase
of amateur radio training materials to be  used  for  training  sessions  of
future licensees in Liberia. [TNX W6SZN]


QSLs received direct or through managers: 3A/F4FET, 3B8/W6NV,  3B8MM,  3G0ZC
(SA-005), 4S7NE, 5C5T, 5W1SA,  6Y2M,  8Q7SA,  9N7CC,  9N7WE,  A52SV,  C31MF,
IS0GQX, J49TSL, J79TX, JT1CO, JW9JKA,  JX9JKA,  OX3LX  (NA-220),  P4/DL6RAI,
VP9BO, YB4IR/7 (OC-269), YB7AM/p  (OC-269),  YB8RW/3,  YE0X,  YE60AA,  Z39A,


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