425 DX News issue #602

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                              425 DX News #602
                              16 November 2002
                          Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH

           Information, reports and suggestions must be sent to: 
                  Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ: DX information 
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3C       - Vitaly, VE6JO has received  his visa [425DXN  599] and will  leave
            for Bioko Island (AF-010), Equatorial Guinea  on 20 November.  The
            licence has been issued (3C2MV) and he plans to operate on as many
            bands and modes as possible. [TNX The Daily DX]
9M6      - Kazu, JA1RJU will  operate as 9M6JU  from East  Malaysia on  18-25
            November. He  expects to  operate  on HF  and  6 metres.  QSL  via
            JA1RJU. [TNX OZ6OM]
C5       - A total of eleven operators (namely DL9GFB, LA6FJA, N0DY,  OH3BHL,
            OH9MDV,  OH9MM,  YL1ZF,  YL2GM,  YL2KL,  YL2LY  and  YL3CW)   will
            participate in  the C53M/C56R  operation from  The Gambia  [425DXN
            595]. They will be active as  C56R on 160-6 metres CW, SSB,  RTTY,
            PSK31 and SSTV  from 20 November  until 2  December, including  an
            entry in the CQ WW DX CW Contest  as C53M. QSL via OH3RM. The  web
            page for this operation  is at http://www.qsl.net/kudxc/c53m  [TNX
C6       - Look for  W4SAA/C6A  to be  active  from  South  Bimini  (NA-048),
            Bahamas on  15-26 November.  QSL via  home call  either direct  or
            through the bureau. He will participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest
            as C6AKP  (Multi-Two)  with N4RP.  QSL  to  N4RP,  preferably  via
            bureau. [TNX NG3K]
C6       - Look for C6A/N7NU,  C6A/K7AR, C6A/WJ7R and  C6A/N7MQ to be  active
            from Treasure Cay (NA-080), Bahamas from  17 through 25  November.
            QSL via  home calls.  They will  participate in  the CQ  WW DX  CW
            Contest as C6AJX (Multi-Single). QSL via N7NU. [TNX NG3K]
D2       - Vitor, CT1FSC will operate again as D2/CT1FSC from Luanda,  Angola
            on 15-25 November. He will be  active on 15 and  40 metres in  his
            free time. QSL via home call. [TNX CT1FSC]
EA6      - DL1GGT, DL1SAN and  DL6SAQ will  participate in  the CQ  WW DX  CW
            Contest as  EA6/DL1GGT (Multi-Two)  from Menorca  in the  Balearic
            Islands (EU-004). In  the UTC morning  hours of  19 November  they
            will take advantage of the Leonids meteor shower and operate on  2
            metres  from  JN20  (EA6/DL6SAQ),   JN10  (EA6/DL1SAN)  and   JM29
            (EA6/DL1GGT). [TNX DL1GGT]
ER       - Special event station ER60SB will be  aired on 17-24 November  and
            again from 23 January through 2  February to commemorate the  60th
            anniversary of  the Battle  of Stalingrad.  QSL via  ER1DA  either
            direct (Valery Metaxa, P.O. Box 3000, Chisinau, MD-2071,  Moldova)
            or through the bureau. [TNX ER1DA]
FG       - Rony, FG5FU is active from Guadeloupe  as TO5ROM for the Route  Du
            Rhum until 24 November. [TNX ARRL DX Bulletin]
FS & PJ7 - Dave, KM3T will be active (with  an emphasis on 160 and 6  metres)
            as either FS/KM3T (St. Martin) and PJ7/KM3T (St. Maarten) on 20-26
            November. He  will participate  in  the CQ  WW  DX CW  Contest  as
            FS/KM3T. QSL via K2PF. [TNX NG3K]
GW       - Look for  MW3AFR/p  and MW3AGN/p  to  be  active  from  Caernarfon
            lighthouse  (WAL-003,  IOTA  EU-005)   on  23  November,   weather
            permitting. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX VA3RJ]
HC8      - G3XTT, HA1AG, K1DG, K1EA, K5KA, K6AW, K9NW, N5KO, S50A, S56MM  and
            WA6O will participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest as HC8N from  the
            Galapagos Islands  (SA-004).  The team  will  be active  on  6-160
            metres 16 November through the 27th. QSL via W5UE. [TNX N5KO]
JT       - Special event station JV5C will be  active from Mongolia on  20-24
            November. QSL via JT1KAA. [TNX JT1KAA]
KC4_ant  - Dave, NK3T is currently active (typically between 02.30 and  04.00
            UTC around 14243  kHz) as KC4/NK3T  from McMurdo Station  (AN-016,
            WABA K-09), Antarctica until late January  or early February.  QSL
            via home call. [TNX ARRL DX Bulletin]
KL       - John, KL7JR will be active from Shemya Island (NA-037) for a month
            starting on 24 November. Look  for him mainly  on or around  28500
            kHz after 16 UTC on Sundays  only. QSL direct  to home call.  [TNX
LA       - LA1LGN is the special callsign used for operation from the Coastal
            Radio Station LGN  - Bergen  Radio to  celebrate its  90 years  of
            service for ships at sea. From  18 through 30 November it will  be
            replaced by  LM1LGN. Special  QSL via  bureau or  direct to  LA1B.
            Details on this activity can be found at http://www.la1b.no
            On 23 and 24 November LGN - Bergen Radio itself will be be calling
            amateur radio stations on 3631 kHz USB and listen for calls (CW or
            USB) between 3650  and 3700 kHz.  Look for  LGN at  14-16 UTC  and
            18-20 UTC on 23 November, and  at 10-12 UTC and  16-18 UTC on  the
            24th. [TNX LA2EG]
LU & CE  - Jacques/F5JY,   Yves/F5TYY,    Alain/F6BFH,   Jacquie/F6EGG    and
            Bernard/F9IE [425DXN  597] operated  as LU/homecall  from  Redonda
            Island (SA-049) on 12 November and  as CE8/homecall from  Navarino
            Island (SA-050) on 13-14 November. Their next plans are not known,
            but, according to La Gazette du  DX, they are likely to return  to
            France earlier than expected due to the high cost of the boat they
            used to reach  Navarino. Their original  plans were  to remain  in
            Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego (SA-008) until 22 November. QSL via home
            calls through the REF bureau.
LU_ant   - Jorge is  the new  operator of  LU1ZV  at "Esperanza"  base  (WABA
            LU-06, IOTA AN-016) on Trinity Peninsula for the upcoming  austral
            summer season. QSL via LU4DXU. [TNX F5NOD]
PJ       - Jim, K1NA  will  be  operating  as  PJ5/K1NA  from  St.  Eustatius
            (NA-145) during the CQ WW DX CW Contest. [TNX The Daily DX]
PY       - Several operators will activate special  event station PV2DAE  (on
            6, 10, 15, 20, 40 and 160 metres SSB and CW) on 15-16 November  to
            celebrate the 101st  anniversary of DAE,  the Water Department  of
            the City  of Jundiai,  Brazil (http://www.daejundiai.com.br).  QSL
            via PY2LDJ either direct (P. O. Box 1292, 13202-970 Jundiai -  SP,
            Brazil) or through the bureau. [TNX PY2ZX]
S0       - Peter, G3WQU/CN2PM (aka E4/G3WQU) will participate in the CQ WW DX
            CW Contest as S07PM (Single Operator  Low Power) from Tifariti  in
            Western Sahara. QSL direct only to Peter McKay, MINURSO, P.O.  Box
            80000, Laayoune, Western Sahara, Morocco. [TNX G3WQU]
S9       - Denise, F6HWU  will be  active (on  10-80 metres  mainly CW,  with
            maybe some RTTY) as  S9WU from Principe  Island (AF-044) on  16-30
            November, including a SOAB entry in  the CQ WW CW DX Contest.  QSL
            via F6HWU either  direct (Denise Le  Cleach, 9  Avenue Jean  Mace,
            33700 Merignac, France) or through the bureau. [TNX La Gazette  du
S9       - Paul, K1XM (S9MX) and Charlotte, KQ1F  (S9CR) expect to be  active
            from Principe  Island  (AF-044) [425DXN  601]  from  19  until  28
            November. Paul will participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest (SOAB),
            before and after the contest  look for activity  mostly on 12,  17
            and 30 metres.  They will then  move to Sao  Tome (AF-023) and  be
            active on 10-20 metres until  2 December. QSL  via KQ1F. [TNX  The
            Daily DX]
XU       - Hiroo, JA2EZD/XY1M left  Yangon on  11 November,  after some  3500
            QSOs. He will  be back to  Myanmar in January  2003, when he  will
            concentrate on  the low  and WARC  bands.  Hiroo is  currently  in
            Cambodia and has got a new callsign (XU7ADX); he and 7N4QHA/XU7ACG
            will be active  (with an empahisis  on 6 metres  for Europe)  from
            Sihanoukville until  20  November.  QSL  XU7ADX  via  XW2A  (Hiroo
            Yonezuka, P.O.Box 2659,  Vientiane, Laos), QSL  XU7ACG via  7N4QHA
            (Daisuke Ito, 2-23-202, Toyama  Shinjuku, Tokyo 162-0052,  Japan).
            [TNX JI6KVR]
XW       - Champ, E21EIC will be active  (on 160-10 metres  CW and SSB,  with
            some RTTY, PSK-31 and SSTV) as XW1IC from Laos on 21-28  November.
            The main reason for his trip is the participation in the CQ WW  DX
            CW Contest. QSL via home call. [TNX QRZ-DX]
YA       - On 12 November Hiro Nakanishi, JA1CQT got a written permission  to
            operate as  YA1CQ from  Afghanistan. He  will  be there  until  23
            November, but he plans to  go back to  Kabul in mid-December.  QSL
            via home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
YB       - Antonio, IZ8CCW reports that Adhi, YC3MM, might be active  (mainly
            on 15 metres SSB) from an island in OC-245 during the weekend. QSL
            via IZ8CCW.
ZF       - Dan, N9XX will  be active as  ZF2RR (QSL via  home call) from  the
            Cayman Islands (NA-016) on 17-26 November. He will participate  in
            the CQ WW CW DX Contest as  ZF1A (QSL direct to W5ASP) with  K6AM,
            K9LA, K9MK, KG5U, N4GI and W5ASP. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]

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                          ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH

DXCC NEWS ---> 9U0X and 3XA8DX are now accepets for DXCC credit.

NOT THE MANAGER ---> Dave, KZ8Y [425DXN 599] reports that he is no longer the
QSL manager for any station. [TNX The Daily DX]

QSL FO/IK2QPR ---> Paolo reports that  all the requests  received so far  for
his August operation  from Bora Bora  will be replied  to within  the end  of

QSL GM7V & GZ7V ---> The  new QSL manager for GM7V and  GZ7V is M0CMK  (Linda
Taylor, 18 Folly Lane, North  Crawley, Bucks. MK16  9LW, England). All  cards
sent  to   ZS5BBO   will   be   answered.   Please   e-mail   Chris,   GM3WOJ
(gm3woj@talk21.com) if you  are waiting for  a GM7V  or GZ7V  card and  visit
http://www.gm7v.com for more information. [TNX GM3WOJ]

QSL OY3QN ---> Allis, OZ1ACB has  run out of cards for  OY3QN. Please do  not
send second cards, as you will receive your  QSL as soon as she receives  the
new batch from the printer. [TNX OZ1ACB]

QSL VIA  VK8NSB --->  Stuie, VK8NSB  reports that  QSL  cards have  now  been
completed for the  Darwin Amateur Radio  Club's VI8ABC  & VK8DA/P  operations
from Emery  Point Lighthouse.  All those  who  contacted both  stations  will
receive a QSL via the bureau. Direct cards will be handled by VK8NSB.

+ SILENT KEY + When your editors visited  Hawaii, back in 1990, they had  the
pleasure of spending their last day  there with Rick Senones, KH7RS (at  that
time KH6JEB) of Kure Island fame. We are now greatly saddened by the news  of
the passing of Rick, who became a silent key on 9 November.

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                          ***  NEWS FROM THE WEB  ***
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH

ANTARCTIC QSLS:   Another  nice  collection  of  QSL  cards  from   Antarctic
                   stations  can   be   found   on   EI2CL's   web   site   at
                   http://www.qsl.net/ei2cl/antarctic/antarctic1.htm      [TNX
LOGS:             Pascal, TT8ZZ (F5PTM)  is now  QRT; logs  are available  at
                   http://f6kim.free.fr/trafic/tt8zz/ [TNX The Daily DX]

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                          *******  QSL INFO  ********
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3V8SF       DL1BDF      EZ8AQ       UA3TT       PJ2/W0CG    N9AG
3V8SQ       DL1BDF      FG5FC       F6DZU       PJ2/W0NB    N9AG
3W2FM       UA0FM       FK8HW       VK4FW       PT9ZBJ      SM6FJY
3XY7C       DL7DF       FM5DN       KU9C        S21AR       JA1UT
3Z0I        SP6ZDA      FM5GU       KU9C        S21YV       KX7YT
4J3M        4Z5LO       FW8FP       VK4FW       S21YY       JF1EQA
4K5D        K2PF        HF4CJA      SP4CJA      SO2R        SP2PI
5N0NHD      JH8BKL      HG0WGC      HA0NAR      T77CD       I0MWI
5N6EAM      IK2IQD      HK8RQS      EA5KB       T7IARU      T70A
5R8HA       G3SWH       HL2NJE/5    DS5XEH      T88DR       JF2SDR
5V7BR       F5RUQ       HP100RCP    HP1RCP      TM0RUM      F5BNJ
5W0PV       VK3DK       HZ1AB       K8PYD       TM5CW       F5SJB
6J1DHN      XE1DHN      IQ7J        IK7JWX      TT8ZZ       F5PTM
7Q7BP       G3MRC       IR7TA       IK7AFM      UA0FDX      EA5OL
8N1OGA      JA1MRM      IY9MM       IT9MRM      UE3SFF      RU3SD
8Q7JE       JE1NCP      J68RN       JM7MFB      UN7EG       DL8KAC
9K2ZZ       W8CNL       JI3DST/6    JI3DST      UN9PQ       IK2QPR
9L1AB       G3AB        JT9BH       JT1BH       V21CW       N4GM
9S1X        F2YT        JW2PC       LA2PC       V4/JR7HAN   JM7MFB
A35RK       W7TSQ       JW7VK       LA7VK       V63SC       JM1LBO
A35RX       HB9DKX      K7NB/KH2    JA2MNB      VK4WWI      PA3EXX
A61AS       YO3FRI      KA1I/NH2    JH7BZR      VK8DP       VK4AAR
AY5FZ       EA7FTR      KG4JC       KF4OCR      VK8XC       VK4AAR
BA4DW/2     BA4DW       KH2E        JE1HJA      VK9LI       JA0SC
C21RH       VK4AAR      KH2F        JA2TBS      VP2MKS      W5OZI
C56VZ       G3SWH       KH2TX       JA2KTX      XT2ATI      EA4YK
CD1C        CE1VLY      KH2VI/NH0   JR1VAY      XY1M        XW2A
CO6TW       IZ8CCW      KM9D/KH8    OM2SA       YA4F        G4KUX
CO6XN       HK6DOS      KP3A        W3HNK       YV6AZC      EA5KB
CO8CY       EA5KB       KP4/NE8Z    NE8Z        Z31GX       DJ0LZ
CO8EJ       EA5KB       L52DX       LW2DX       Z31PK       DJ0LZ
CO8LY       EA7ADH      L53EA       LW3EA       Z31RB       DJ0LZ
CQ0BWW      CT1BWW      L59EOC      EA7JX       Z31VJ       DJ0LZ
CT9DLH      DL4FP       LU1ZG       LU4DXU      Z31VP       DJ0LZ
CT9L        DJ6QT       MD4K        G3NKC       Z34M        DJ0LZ
D44TD       IV3TAN      N4BQW/KH9   N4BQW       Z36A        DJ0LZ
D44TR       F5TGR       OA4/DL2JRM  DL2JRM      ZK1AKX      VE7XF
DU9/N0NM    W4DR        OA4/DL9FAW  DL9FAW      ZK1APM      AA7PM
EA8EW       OH1MA       OS4AZW      ON7YB       ZK1MA       W7TSQ
ED6FAX      EA6ADV      P29KPH      K5YG        ZK1TLA      OZ6TL
EK6LF       DJ0LZ       P5/4L4FN    KK5DO       ZK1VVV      W7VV
EW6AC       DL8KAC      PJ2/PA0VDV  PA0VDV      ZS7/ZS4AGA  ZS4A

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                          *******  ADDRESSES  *******
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH

BA4DW   David Y. J. Zhou, P.O. Box 040-088, Shanghai, 200040, China
DJ0LZ   Ace Jevremov, P.O. Box 14, D-82378 Peissenberg, Germany
DL7DF   Sigi Presch, Wilhelmsmuehlenweg 123, D-12621 Berlin, Germany
EA4YK   Ricardo J. Hartasanchez, P.O.Box 41079, 28080 Madrid, Spain
EA5KB   Jose F. Ardid Arlandis, P.O.Box 5013, 46080 Valencia, Spain
EA7FTR  Francisco Lianez Suero, Asturias 23, 21110 Aljaraque, Huelva, Spain
EA7HBC  Juan Carlos Calvo Torres, P.O. Box 154, 11540 Sanl car de Barrameda,
         Cadiz, Spain
F5TGR   Nicolas Quennet, 8 bis Rue de la marne, 95220 Herblay, France
FO5RK   Antoine de Ramon N'Yeurt (attn. C.E. Payri), Laboratoire Terre Ocean
         Universite de la Polynesie Francaise, B.P. 6570, 98702 Faa'a, Tahiti
G3AB    Andy Chadwick, 5 Thorpe Chase, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 1UA,
G3SWH   Phil Whitchurch, 21 Dickensons Grove, Congresbury, Bristol BS49 5HQ,
HA0NAR  Dr. Laszlo Radocz, 130/A. Rozsavolgy str., Debrecen, H-4225, Hungary
HB9DKX  Michael Ackermann, Ramsteinerstrasse 31, CH-4052 Basel, Switzerland
I0MWI   Stefano Cipriani, Via Taranto 60, 00055 Ladispoli - RM, Italy
IK2QPR  Paolo Fava, Via Bertani 8, 46100 Mantova - MN, Italy
IK4HPU  Alberto Incerti Valli, Via Toscanini 16, 42100 Reggio Emilia - RE,
IK7AFM  Rocco Lucatorto, Casella Postale 2001, I-74100 Taranto/1o, Italy
JA0SC   Hirotada Yoshiike, 722-1 Shiba Matsushiro-cyo, Nagano-city, 381-1214,
KU9C    Steven Wheatley, P.O. Box 31,, Morristown, NJ 07963-0031, USA
OM2SA   George Sipos, 93013 Trhova Hradska 550, Slovakia
PA0VDV  Joeke van der Velde, Delleburen 1, 8421 RP Oldeberkoop, The
PA3EXX  Johan Willemsen, Belmolendijk 12, 1693 DJ Wervershoof, The
RU3SD   Vasily Bardin, P.O. Box 1, Ryazan 390000, Russia
TA0A    Yalcin Kilan, P.O. Box 88, 10400 Ayvalik-Balikesir, Turkey
VE7XF   Ralph Parker, 5330 Wallace Ave. Delta, BC, V4M 1A1, Canada
VK3DK   P.O. Box 1068, Croydon, Victoria 3136, Australia
VK4AAR  Alan Roocroft, P.O. Box 421, Gatton 4343, Australia
VK4FW   Bill Horner, P.O. Box 1343,, Maroochydore, 4558, Australia
W3HNK   Joseph Arcure, P.O. Box 73, Edgemont, PA 190278, USA
W5OZI   Pat Rose, P.O. Box 393, Junction, TX 76849, USA
W8CNL   Ray McClure, 5 McKenzie Circle, North Augusta, SC 29841-4319, USA
ZS4A    Stefanus F de Lange, 23 Kedron Street, Bethlehem 9701, South Africa

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