425 DX News issue #1274

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03 October 2015                                           A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1274
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                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

5X     - Jay, K4ZLE will be active as 5X2A from Uganda on 10-19 October.  He
         will operate CW and maybe some RTTY on 40-17 metres in his  limited
         spare time, around 3-5 UTC and 18-20 UTC. QSL via K4ZLE  and  LoTW.
         [TNX The Daily DX]
C3    -  Once a gain a  very large  multi-national team  of  operators  will
         participate in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest as C37N  from  Naturlandia,
         the Theme Park in the Pyrenees. QSL via C37URA, direct  or  bureau.
         Logsearch and other information at www.dxfriends.com/c37n2015/.
C5     - Luc, F5RAV and Gerard, F5NVF  will  be  active  as  C5LT  from  The
         Gambia on 20-27 October. They will operate SSB, CW and PSK on  80-6
         metres, and will leave behind a  station  for  Mustapha,  C5MF  and
         other future Gambian hams to use. Luc will participate  in  the  CQ
         WW DX SSB Contest as C5C. QSL C5C, C5LT and C5MF via F5RAV  (direct
D4     - A team of eight  (CX2AM,  CX3AN,  CX4CR,  EA1ACP,  EA1DVY,  EA5HPX,
         EA7FTR and EB7DX) will be active as D4D from  Boa  Vista  (AF-086),
         Cape Verde on 17-24 October. They will operate SSB, CW and RTTY  on
         80-6 metres. QSL via EB7DX.
EI     - Olivier, ON4EI  will  be  active  again  as  EI8GQB  from  Fethard,
         Ireland on 6-30 October using an  hybrid  wind-solar  power  system
         from his caravan. He will participate in  the  Worked  All  Germany
         (17-18 October) and CQ WW DX SSB contests as  EI1A.  QSL  for  both
         callsigns via PA3249,  direct  or  bureau,  and  LoTW.  Follow  his
         activity and antenna experimentation on www.qrz.com/db/EI8GQB.
FJ     - G4XUM, GM4AFF, M5RIC, N0VD and possibly others will participate  in
         the CQ WW DX  SSB  Contest  (24-25  October)  as  TO4K  from  Saint
         Barthelemy (NA-146). QSL via G3NKC, logsearch on Club Log.  Outside
         the contest, on 22-29 October, they  will  be  QRV  as  FJ/homecall
         (QSL via home calls). [TNX DX World]
HA     - A large number of ITU  suffixed  special  event  stations  will  be
         active from Hungary on  1-31  October:  HA0ITU,  HA150ITU,  HA1ITU,
         HA2ITU, HA3ITU, HA4ITU, HA5BPITU (BP stands for Budapest),  HA6ITU,
         HG4ITU, HG5ITU, HG6ITU, HG7ITU, HG8ITU and HG9ITU.  This  operating
         event is organized by MRASZ (Hungary's IARU  national  society)  in
         celebration of ITU's Telecom World 2015  conference  that  will  be
         held in Budapest on 12-15 October. Log search  and  information  on
         the certificates available for working the special stations can  be
         found at www.mrasz.org. All of  the  QSOs  will  be  confirmed  via
         eQSL; paper cards should be sent direct to HA5AGP.
HB0    - Uwe, DL4AAE, and Roman, DL3TU will be active  as  HB0/DL4AAE/p  and
         HB0/DL3TU/p from  Liechtenstein  on  2,  3  and  maybe  4  October.
         Weather permitting, they will try and operate from  the  summit  of
         Augstenberg (2359m a.s.l.). Expect them to be QRV on  20-10  metres
         CW with a focus  on  Asia.  All  of  the  QSOs  will  be  confirmed
         automatically via the bureau and LoTW, direct cards to  home  calls
         (OQRS on Club Log).
HL     - HL2IBC and several other operators will be active  as  DS0KBS  from
         Shinshi Island (AS-148) on 8-11  October.  QSL  direct  or  bureau.
         [TNX rsgbiota.org]
KG4    - Bill, W4WV will be active as KG4WV  from  Guantanamo  Bay  on  9-23
         October. Keith, KE4KDY (KG4DY) and Jim,  KG9LB  (KG4AW)  will  join
         him until the 16th. They will operate SSB,  CW,  PSK  and  RTTY  on
         160-6 metres; on  10-11  October  they  will  be  active  from  the
         Windward Point Lighthouse. QSL via home calls. [TNX The Daily DX]
T32    - Bill KH6OO, Will W0ZRJ and John N0PJV will be active as T32DX  from
         Kiritimati  (Christmas  Island,  OC-024),  East  Kiribati  from  27
         October to 3 November. They will be QRV on  40-10  metres  SSB,  CW
         and possibly some JT9/65 with two stations running 100  watts  into
         verticals. QSL via KH6OO, direct or  bureau  (OQRS  on  Club  Log),
         eQSL and LoTW.
V4     - Once again John, W5JON will be  active  as  V47JA  from  St.  Kitts
         (NA-104) from 6 October to 6 November. He  will  be  QRV  on  160-6
         metres SSB, with planned activity during the CQ WW DX SSB  Contest.
         QSL via W5JON (direct only) and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]
YB     - Special event station YB16IARU will  be  active  on  12-16  October
         from Bali  (OC-022),  Indonesia  during  the  16th  IARU  Region  3
         triennial  conference.  All  of  the  QSOs  will    be    confirmed
         automatically via the bureau.
YV     - Juan, YV4ET  and  other  operators  (see http://qrz.com/db/yv4et/1)
         will  be active as homecall/1 or /p from Cayo Sombrero (SA-089)  on
         8-12 October. QSL  via operator's instructions.
ZD7    - Oliver, W6NV will be  active  as  ZD7W  from  St.  Helena  (AF-022)
         between 14 October and 2 November. He will operate CW  and  SSB  on
         160-10 metres, and will participate in the Worked  All  Germany  CW
         and CQ WW DX SSB Contests. QSL via W6NV and LoTW.

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

FT4TA ---> The Tromelin Island 2014  video  is  now  available  on  YouTube:
https://youtu.be/D-ig1VU5Jxk. This is in addition to the book, which can  be
read online at http://blur.by/1KGFCIT (in French) and http://blur.by/1LziqfS
(English version). [TNX F5NQL]

OCEANIA DX CONTEST ---> The Oceania DX Contest will be held on 160, 80,  40,
20, 15 and 10 metres SSB on 3-4 October and CW on 10-11 October, from 8  UTC
on Saturday to 8 UTC on Sunday. Oceania region  stations  (VK,  ZL,  Pacific
Islands and other locations within the IARU "Worked All Continents"  Oceania
boundary) can work anyone  anywhere,  non-Oceania  stations  can  only  work
Oceania stations. Complete information at www.oceaniadxcontest.com.

RSGB IOTA WEBSITE BREACH ---> At 04:48 UTC on  27  September,  an  automatic
bot gained access to the IOTA website database and was  able  to  exploit  a
bug in the IOTA code in order to reset the password for every  user  on  the
site. This is why you might not have been able to log into the  site.  There
is no sign in the system logs that any data was read or that  personal  data
was compromised. Once the IT team was aware of the issue,  they  immediately
took  the  database  offline  for  analysis  and  corrected  the  bug.  User
passwords are stored in a hashed format in the database, not in plain  text.
In accordance with best practice, however, we'd like to encourage all  users
of the IOTA website to change their passwords.  Additionally,  if  you  have
used your IOTA password on other websites, you should change  the  passwords
on those other sites also. If you have any further  questions  or  concerns,
please contact iota.online[@]rsgb.org.uk. [TNX G3KMA]

S79C ---> In a little over six weeks from now, the S79C team will be on  air
from Coetivy Island (AF-119, new one for IOTA) [425DXN 1270]. "Planning  and
logistics are now complete", and the team's aim is "to work all  corners  of
the globe using a combination of verticals  and  hexbeams  placed  near  the
waters edge". The timeframe (16-23 November) has been  chosen  "to  maximise
propagation paths to all geographical areas". Even though  "all  groups  and
organisations contacted from this area have refused our  funding  requests",
S79C will focus on working West Coast North America during peak  propagation
times, as they realize that "even regular S7 is still much needed"  in  this
area. Donations are still gratefully accepted, and advance  donors  will  be
rewarded with a  free  QSL.  See  http://af119new.com  for  information  and
follow the team on Twitter (@af119). [TNX EI9FBB]

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                         ******* QSL  ROUTES *******
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3D2PM       KK7L        EH3FPT      EA3RCY      PI70VERON   PA3CAL
3D2YA       JA1NLX      EH8FPC      EA8NQ       PJ4M        PH2M
3D2YJ       JA8ECS      EM1000UKW   US5UCC      PJ6A        N4NX
3G1D        XQ1FM       EN7P        UT1PG       PY70FEB     PS7AB
3G3O        CE3OP       ER4A        ER1FF       R00KVB      UA4WHX
4K6FO       DC9RI       ES9C        ES5RY       R120ER      RV3SBS
4M1F        YV1JGT      ET3AA       N2OO        R120SE      RV3SBS
4M1M        YV1CTE      FG4NN       NI5DX       R2015IM     UA3LMR
4M4C        YV4YC       FR4PV       F5OZK       RI0KV       UA4WHX
4O7TC       UA3TCJ      FR5FC       EA7FTR      RI1ANZ      RN1ON
4U20B       9A2AA       G2F         G8HDK       SD7M/6      DF9TM
4U5F        S57DX       G9V         M0PCB       SD7W/6      DL2SWW
4U70VIC     4U1VIC      GB150MHR    G0FYX       SH6HUL      SM5YRA
5C5W        EA5XX       GW0A        GW4SKA      SO4M        SP4MPG
5Q0T        HA8MT       HB9WFF      HB9FBI      SV5/MW0JZE  M0OXO
5R8AL       G3SWH       HC2AO       RC5A        SW9XB       DJ9XB
5W1SA       JA1DXA      HF10FOG     SP9MOA      SX8HOMER    SV8GXQ [d]
6Y4K        VE3NE       HH2AA       NR6M        SX8HOMER    SZ8XIO [b]
7X3WPL      7X3DL       HK1T        EA5KB       T2GC        LZ1GC
7Z1HL       DJ9ZB       HK3C        NR6M        T41GDXC     RW6HS
9A88AA      9A2AA       HL2ZBD      JK3IJQ      T42GDXC     RW6HS
9H3UA       UT6UA       HV0A        IK0FVC      T44GDXC     RW6HS
9J2BO       G3TEV       HZ1HZ       N7RO        T46D        K4TXL
9J2HN       JR2KDN      HZ1PS       IZ8CLM      T46X        EA5ZD
9J2JOCV     JL1IHE      II2EXPO     IQ2MI       T47GDXC     K2AU
9K2YM       EA5KB       II3PG       IQ3VI       T48C        EA5KB
9M10CSB     9W2VVH      II3WW       IQ3BM       T48D        EA7TV
A45WH       NI5DX       II9IACR     IT9DTU      T48G        K2AU
A61DD       IZ8CLM      IQ8MD/p     9A8MDC      T6EU        AK4JK
A61EK       IZ8CLM      JG8NQJ/JD1  JA8CJY [d]  T88ON       JA3JND
A61KM       A61BK       JG8NQJ/JD1  JG8NQJ [b]  T88QB       JF2SQB
A61SM       A61BK       KH2/KU0Q    JR1EFG      TM48B       F5HNQ
A62A        IZ8CLM      KH6ZM       I0MWI       TM51SP      F6AJM
A65DC       IZ8CLM      KP2M        AI4U        UA9CDC      G3SWH
AO2015STJ   EA1EG       L33M        LU3MAM      UE25R       RN3RQ
AP2NK       W3HNK       LT0H        EA7FTR      UN0OA       RW6HS
CE2AWW      N7RO        LT1F        AC7DX       V31DL       DL1AS
CE4SES      EA5KB       LU8EEM      LU7DR       V73A        JH3QFL
CN8QN       EA7FTR      LV1F        LU4FTA      V73H        JJ3CIG
CN8SG       EA7FTR      LX/PE2J     PG3VA       V73YL       JP3AYQ
CO2VE       RW6HS       LX7I        LX2A        VA3IED/VY0  VA3IED
CP4BT       DJ2BW       LX8RTTY     LX1DA       VC7X        VE7JH
CR3A        EA5GL       LZ130SAK    LZ1KCP      VE1DXA      VE7IG
CR3L        DJ6QT       MD0RLA      M0OXO       VK2DX       W3HNK
CR5D        CT1FJO      OE2E        OE2GEN      VK8NSB      M0URX
CW4MAX      CX2DK       OE40MURECK  OE6WIG      VK9LN       NI1L
CX2UI       IK2DUW      OG25YL      OH2YL       VO1/OZ1AA   OZ1ACB
CX9AU       EA5GL       OH0Z        W0MM        VP2ETE      W3HNK
D4C         IK2NCJ      OH1NAVY     OH1AJ       VP2MAC      K8ESQ
DL0WRTC     DF1QR       OJ0DX       DL3DXX      VP2MLJ      K8ESQ
DU1/JA3FJE  JN3VQM      OL9A        OK2ZAW      VP9I        WW3S
E51AAR      K7AR        OM2015TITANIC OM2FY     WS5K/KH8    M0URX
E51DLD      W6HB        ON130CLAES  ON6LC       XV2VTC      VK6LC
E51MBX      N7BX        OP15R       ON4OS       XV5HS       EA5ZD
E51MKW      KZ1W        OP2CDO      ON4CRD      YE3B        YB3MM
E51MQT      N7BX        OR90VL      ON5VL [b]   Z21LS       DE1ZHB
EA8DED      OH2BP       OR90VL      ON6DP [d]   Z21MG       OK6DJ
EA8JK       EB7DX       OX3LX       OZ1PIF      Z81D        OM3JW
EA9LZ       EA5KB       OX3XR       PA3249      ZA1KS       Z62FB
ED1A        EA1AST      P40BC       DL2MLU      ZL3X        ZL3PAH
EG4IBR      EA4URP      P49X        W0YK        ZP9MCE      EA5ZD
EH2AKZ      EA2RCH      PD17WFF     PD5MVH      ZZ2T        PY2MNL

3DA0TM   Andy Cory, P.O. Box 1033, Mbabane, Swaziland
9G5GH    Billy D. Carter, FBMI Ghana, PMB, Kumasi, Ghana
9M52BA   Abdul Mutalib Omar, Pusat Teknologi Maklumat UKM, Universiti
         Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
9M52FA   Khairul Nizam Ngadimin, Peti surat 11959, 50762 Kuala Lumpur,
9M52GA   Khairul Nizam Ngadimin, Peti surat 11959, 50762 Kuala Lumpur,
9M52SA   Mohammed Faiq Fadhlullah Asli, Peti surat 442, 89857 Sipitang,
         Sabah, Malaysia
DX1HAM   Ham Radio Emergency Communication Group, P.O. Box 1035 Makati
         Central Post Office, 1200 Makati, Philippines
EP2LMA   Mohammad Azimi, Karaj, Alborz Province, P.O. Box 31535-1199, Iran
HB0A     AFVL Contest Team, P.O. Box 629, 9495 Triesen, Liechtenstein
JA1NLX   Akira Yoshida, 1-16-11 Kanamori-Higashi, Machida-shi, Tokyo,
         194-0015, Japan
JJ3CIG   Hiroshi Sanada, 9-20-1203 Kori-nishi-no-cho, Neyagawa-shi,
         Osaka-fu, 572-0089, Japan
JL1IHE   Yoshitaka Kawaku, 2-10 Yamate-cho, Hanno-shi, Saitama-ken,
         357-0031, Japan
JP3AYQ   Mayumi Sanada, 9-20-1203 Kori-nishi-no-cho, Neyagawa-shi,
         Osaka-fu, 572-0089, Japan
JR1EFG   Takashi Matsuzawa, 5-5-17 Oji-dai, Sakura-shi, Chiba-ken,285-0837,
KH6J     Walt Niemczura, 47-757 Hui Kelu St. Apt 5, Kaneohe HI 96744, USA
KZ1W     Grant Saviers, 8730 250th Ave NE, Redmond WA 98053, USA
LZ1GC    Stanislav Iv. Vatev, ul. Gen. Karcov 6A, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria
N7BX     Melanie R. Bishop, 238 Raven Circle, Williston VT 05495, USA
NH0/DL2AH Ulrich Krieg, OT Soellichau, Feldstr. 26, 06905 Bad Schmiedeberg,
OK6DJ    David Beran, Dolni Kamenice 55, 34562 Holysov, Czech Republic
TX3X     Chesterfield Expedition, P.O. Box 1100, Kenilworth, CV8 2YT,
         United Kingdom
VA3IED   Scott Osborne Sheppard, 1121 de la Foret Drive, Rockland ON K4K
         1K9, Canada
VK6LC    Malcolm Johnson, 28 Harrison Road, Mount Richon WA 6112, Australia
Z62FB    Fehmi Bojniku, Str. Kruja 12, 10000 Prishtina, Kosovo


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