425 DX News issue #624

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                              425 DX News #624
                               19 April 2003
                          Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH

           Information, reports and suggestions must be sent to: 
                  Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ: DX information 
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3X    -  Sebastien, F8DQZ is  active as  3XD02/P from  Kassa Island  (AF-051)
          until 19-20 April. He will  then move to  Guinea Bissau and  operate
          until 4 May. QSL via home call. [TNX La Gazette du DX]
4X     - Special station 4X55I, commemorating the 55th anniversary of Israeli
          indipendence, will be  active until 10  May, including  an entry  in
          this week's Holyland Contest. QSL via 4Z4SZ. [TNX 4Z4KX]
9A     - Claudio, IN3DEI  will  be active  as  9A/IN3DEI from  Pulari  Island
          (EU-110) on  18-27  April. QSL  via  home  call  (Claudio  Daddario,
          P.O.Box 1, Succ. P.T. n. 10, 39100 Bolzano BZ, Italy)
9A     - Look for 9A/IK0GDG/P to be active from Palagruza Island (EU-090)  on
          20-21 April. QSL via home call. [TNX I0OWO]
CT     - Special call CS5E will be aired on 10, 15 and 20 metres SSB from the
          lighthouse at Cabo  Raso (ARLHS  POR-011, FES-04  for the  Portugese
          Lighthouses Award) on 25 April. [TNX CT1END]
DL     - DF3UFW, DL2DRO, DL2DSL,  DL8WQQ, DL2LCE, DK5NOA  and DL8DZL will  be
          active from  Usedom Island  (EU-129, O-013  for the  German  Islands
          Award) from 25 April to 3 May. On 1 May they might go on a side trip
          to Ruden Island (O-011). QSL via bureau. [TNX DL2VFR]
F      - The operation by  F5JOT, F5LGQ and  F6CKH from  the Chausey  Islands
          (EU-039) [425DXN 611] has been postponed and will take place from 26
          April to 2 May. [TNX F6AJA]
FO     - Look for Fabien, FO/F8CFU [425DXN 623]  to be active from Hao  Atoll
          (OC-066), French Polynesia from 20  April to 5  May and from  Tubuai
          Island (OC-152), Austral Islands on 6-16 May. He will operate on 10,
          12, 15, 17, 20 and 30 metres  with a 2-element and dipoles. [TNX  La
          Gazette du DX]
G      - Lightship "Planet" (www.barlightvessel.org.uk) callsign GB2LBL  will
          be on the air on 18-21 April from 0900-1600 UTC on all bands CW  and
          SSB. QSL via M0CMW. [TNX M0CMW]
GD     - Phil, G4OBK will operate as GD4OBK/P  from near Andreas (WAB  square
          NX40) in the north part of the Isle of  Man from 27 April to 2  May.
          He expects to be QRV for an hour or two every day on 40-10 metres CW
          and  RTTY.  QSL   via  home  call.   Logs  will   be  available   at
          http://www.qsl.net/g4obk/ [TNX G4OBK]
GM     - Calderdale  Raynet   Group  members   Alan/G4MUR,  Colin/G8EXN   and
          Alan/G3TAY will  be active  as MM0CRG  from the  island of  Colonsay
          (EU-008) from 26 April to 1 May. All stations worked will be sent  a
          QSL card via  the RSGB  bureau; direct  cards should  be routed  via
          G3TAY. [TNX VA3RJ]
JA     - Takeshi, JI3DST  will  be active  as  JI3DST/6  from  Miyako  Island
          (AS-079) from 26 April to 5 May. He will operate on 17, 15, 12,  10,
          6 and  2 metres  SSB.  QSL via  home  call, preferably  through  the
          bureau. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
KH9    - Jake, N6XIV  will  once again  operate  from  Wake  Island  (OC-053)
          starting on or about 19 April. At this point he expects to stay  for
          at least  30  days, with  the  possibility of  up  to 60  days.  His
          operating time(s)  will be  limited due  to his  work  requirements.
          However, Jake will try to operate on multiple bands. Glenn, K2FF and
          Bob, W6FRH will help with  piloting duties. QSL  via K2FF direct  or
          via the bureau. [TNX K2FF]
OZ     - Jakob, OZ7AEI/p will operate from Jegindo Island (EU-171, NJ-006 for
          the Danish Islands Award) on  19 April starting  around 11 UTC.  QSL
          via bureau. [TNX OZ7AEI]
S9     - Look for  Duarte, CT1CPP  to be  active as  S92UN  from Sao  Tome  &
          Principe for the next three months. Suggested frequencies are 14270,
          21270 and 28470 kHz SSB. QSL via home call. [TNX CT1END]
SM     - Leif, SM0FWW reports he will be  active from Kloeveroen (EU-043)  on
          18-20  April.  QSL  via  bureau  or  direct  to  Leif  B.  Lindgren,
          Brantingsgatan 54, Stockholm SE-11535, Sweden.
UA     - The RZ6AZZ team  (namely UA6AMB, RU6AX,  RX6AH, RW6CT, RA6AX,  UA6MF
          and RA6AU)  will be  active on  10-40 metres  CW  and SSB  from  two
          islands located in the Caspian Sea  on 23-28 April. Look for  UE6IKI
          to be aired from Morskoy Ivan Karaul (not IOTA, RRA-new, RDA  KM-05)
          and for UE6IAA to be used from Morskaya Chapura (not IOTA,  RRA-new,
          RDA KM-05). Team members  may also be  active with their  individual
          calls. QSL UE6IKI and UE6IAA via RA6AU. [TNX RZ3EC]
UR     - Special event  station EM13UCC  will be  active  on 16-29  April  to
          celebrate the 13th  anniversary of the  Ukrainian Contest Club.  QSL
          via UY5ZZ (Vladimir F. Latyshenko, P.O. Box 4850, Zaporozhye, 69118,
          Ukraine). [TNX UY5ZZ]
VE     - The Ontario QSO Party takes place on 19-20 April (18 UTC on Saturday
          to 18 UTC on Sunday) and  amongst the activities there is a  contest
          operation from Manitoulin  Island (CISA ON-001)  by the  Mississauga
          Amateur   Radio   Club   station   VE3MIS.   Complete   details   at
          http://www.odxa.on.ca/oqphome.html [TNX VE3SRE]
W      - Jay, AE4MK  will  be  vacationing  on  Estero  Island  (NA-069,  USI
          FL-035S) from  20  to  24 April.  Depending  on  weather  and  bands
          conditions, he may  also go and  operate from a  few nearby  islands
          such as Black, Long Key, Big  & Little Hickory and Lovers Key.  [TNX
W      - Lee, W4ALZ will be active (on  20, 15 and  10 metres) from  Hatteras
          Island (NA-067, USI NC-005S) on 21-24 April. QSL to Lee Zehmer, 2321
          Mill House Lane, Matthews, NC 28104, USA. [TNX VA3RJ]
YB     - Irfan, YC4FIJ will be active as  YC4FIJ/P from Utan Island on  18-20
          April. He will operate on 15  metres SSB only. Utan is located  near
          Belitung Island and counts for OC-144.  QSL direct to YC9BU  (please
          do not send green stamps, use IRCs instead) [TNX YC9BU and G3KMA]

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

DIE CONTEST --->  The 9th edition  of the  DIE Contest  for working  stations
located on Spanish islands will be held from 6 to 12 UTC on 22 June. The  DIE
Contest software is available from  Paco, EA5OL (http://www.ea5ol.net).  [TNX

IRAQ ---> Reports  on US Military  personnel operating as  YI/home call  from
Iraq include Jim Dunkerton,  YI/KT4CK and Mark  Smith, YI/NG5L. Wayne  Mills,
N7NG (ARRL Membership Services Manager) says that "the League will accept for
DXCC credit YI/  operations from  Iraq by  US or  British military  personnel
provided the operator has written permission from his/her commanding officer,
until an interim Iraqi government is  in place". After that point,  operators
would need  documented  permission from  Iraqi  authorities.  [TNX  The  ARRL

PIRATE ---> Joe, W3HNK has been receiving cards for QSO with 9V1SM on 12m CW.
Please note that  Sasi, 9V1SM  operates only  on PSK31  and SSB.  If you  did
happen  to  have  a  QSO  on   this  mode,  please  drop   Sasi  a  note   at
tmssn@nus.edu.sg [TNX 9V1SM]

QSL 5W1RA ---> Please  note that Tom,  N6RA used this  call back in  November
1990 and has  nothing to  share with  the current  5W1RA. The  call has  been
reissued to Rich, KB7KET who has been on a missionary assignment in Samoa for
the last three months. The QSL route for the current 5W1RA is being arranged.
[TNX The Daily DX]

QSL EP6KI ---> Phil, G4WFZ reports he has now finished processing all of  the
direct QSL requests for EP6KI (AS-166) received so far. He will make a  start
on the bureau cards as soon as he has the time.

QSL EU-169 ---> Alfredo, IK7JWX reports that he expects to mail the QSL cards
for ZA0IS and ZA0/IK7JWX (Sazan Island, December 2002) this coming week.

QSL ZA/LY2MM ---> All direct requestst  will be processed  within the end  of
April. Bureau cards  will have  to wait  until summer   due  to Al's,  LY2MM,
business commitments. [TNX LY2MM]

QSL VIA F5OGL ---> The Daily DX reports that Didier has received several logs
for the late Jean-Claude, F2XX (TR8XX and TR8JJC) and is now able to  confirm
the following QSOs:
F2XX:   15 Jul 1980 - 10 Jul 1983
         25 Aug 1984 - 12 Jun 1986
          1 Aug 1988 - 26 Sep 1988
TR8JJC: 22 Sep 1986 - 10 Jul 1988
TR8XX:   7 Oct 1989 -  1 Dec 1991

YK1BA ---> Saad, N5FF has postponed his planned operation from Syria  [425DXN
619] due to the current overall situation  in the Middle East. "No firm  date
has been set for my trip  yet, but it's possible to take  place in couple  of
weeks or so, and it may  even be postponed till later on  in the year".  [TNX
The Golist]

+ SILENT KEY + Victor Rivera,  ZK1CG reports the sad news  of the passing  of
Tuatai Tupou, ZK1MA (from Rarotonga)/ZK1CY (from  Manihiki), who became a  SK
in Australia on 12 April.

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

LOGS::  The LLDXT DXpedition to the  Faroe Islands "had  lots of fights  with
         the propagation and  the high winds"  and managed to  log 26964  QSOs
         (14041 CW, 11054 SSB,  1532 RTTY, 300  PSK and 37  SSTV) in 10  days.
         Statistics, final logs, pictures, real-audio files etc. can be  found
         at http://www.qsl.net/lldxt/oy_2003/
LOGS:   Logs for HF0POL (South Shetlands) operated by Miro, SP7JKW in 2002 is
         now  available  at  http://republika.pl/sq5ta/logs/search.html   [TNX

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3D2JX       JN1HOW      EZ8AQ       UA3TT       RZ0OWI/P    RZ0OA
3W2XK       W9XK        FK8GJ       F6CXJ       S05X        EA4URE
4G6A        VE7DP       FO/F5RQQ    F8NAN       ST0F        ZS4TX
4J6ZZ       UT3UY       GB0HMT      GW0ANA      SU9BN       EA7FTR
4L1FX       DJ1CW       HC4M        EA7FTR      SU9NC       OM2SA
4L6AM       K5ZE        HE2MM       HB9 bureau  SX6A        SV1CIB
4S7DXG      UR9IDX      HF6UE       SP6ZDA      TA2ZF       UT2UB
4Z8GZ       OE1GZA      HK1AA       EA5KB       TM5OIS      F5KRH
5B4/S53R    K2PF        HQ9W        HR2HCH      TM6ILE      F5SGI
5N0HVC      OK1DXE      HU1M/3      DK7AO       TO4T        F6HMQ
5N6EAM      IK2IQD      IP1A        IK5CBE      TU2XZ       W3HC
5R8ET       K1WY        IQ2GM       bureau      V51/ZS6Y    KK3S
5T5SN       IZ1BZV      IQ8PC       IZ8FAV      V51KC       WD4AWO
5Z4BK       DJ8NK       IY4FGM      IK4UPU      V63CP       JH1BLP
5Z4BL       DL2RUM      J79K        AA1K        V63DT       I2YDX
6W1RD       KZ5RO       J79P        AB1P        V63JE       KI0RO
6W1RT       VE2XO       K1HP/KH2    JE2EHP      V63ZR       IK2WXZ
7P8Z        ZS4TX       K5C         K2FF        VI5WCP      VK3ZZ
7X0AD       EA4URE      KG4JD       KP3J        VK9XI       VK3OT
8P6DR       G3RWL       KH3/KT6E    qrz.com     VP2VE       WA2NHA
9K2MU       WA4JTK      KL7Z        W7IAN       WH0EWX      SP5EWX
9N7YJ       LA5YJ       LU9HS       EA7FTR      XE2AC       EA5OL
A22BP       7M1WBP      LZ1JY       W0FS        XF3RCC      XE3RCC
A35WE       SP9FIH      M0SDX       UT2UB       XR6T        CE6TBN
A61AJ       N4QB        MM0VSG/p    GM0WRR      XY4KQ       DL4KQ
A71EM       LZ1YE       MU0ULC      SP5ZCC      YA1CQ       JA1CQT
CN2OA       F3OA        OH0M        OH3XR       YB0ECT      K5ZE
CO0S        bureau      OY7ET       PA5ET       YC0IEM      IC8CCW
CO2CI       WD4OIN      OY7QA       PA5ET       YS1EJ       W4GJ
CO2SX       EA5KB       OY7TW       PA5ET       YV5A        YV5NWQ
CT3AS       DJ8FW       OY7WB       PA5ET       ZA1E        I2MQP
D2CR        RK3BR       OY7WP       PA5ET       ZC4ESB      G4EHT
E20HHK/P    E21EIC      OY8PA       PA5ET       ZD8Z        VE3HO
EA6UN       EC6TK       PT2ZAW      OK1FWQ      ZF2JC       NC8V
EM13UCC     UY5ZZ       R3K         RV3DR       ZP3CTW      EA5KB
EW6YN       DL8KAC      RA9LI/9     DL6ZFG      ZS1RBN      G3SWH
EY7AF       RW6HS       RT0Q        UA3DX       ZW0S        PS7JN

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

4U1UN    UN Amateur Radio Station, P.O. Box 3873, Grand Central Station, New
          York, NY 10163, USA
CE6TBN   Marco A. Quijada, P.O. Box 1234, Temuco, Chile
DS4BHW   Kim, P.O. Box 27, Sunchon, 540-600, South Korea
EA4URE   URE - Union de Radioaficionados Espanoles, Avda. Monte Igueldo 102,
          Madrid 28053, Spain
F8DQZ    Sebastien Lebrun, Rue des Ecoles, 49260 Antoigne, France
G4EHT    Bill Watson, 7 Darwin Close, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 7ET,
HR2HCH   Horacio, P.O. Box 273, San Pedro Sula, Honduras
IQ0AH    Sezione ARI, P.O. Box 213, 07026 Olbia - SS, Italy
IQ4FE    Sezione ARI, P.O. Box 66, 43036 Fidenza - PR, Italy
IZ1BZV   Giorgio Tabilio, P.O. Box 95, 19100 La Spezia - SP, Italy
IZ8FAV   Giorgio Napolitano, Via Moretti 9, 80055 Portici - NA, Italy
PA5ET    Rob Snieder, Van Leeuwenstraat 137, 2273 VS Voorburg, The
PY3CNH   P. O. Box 83, 93180-000 Porao - RS, Brazil
SU1SK    Said Kamel, P.O. Box 190, New Ramsis Center, Cairo 11794, Egypt
SV1CIB   Dimitris Lianos, P.O. Box 127, 30100 Agrinio, Greece
UA3DX    Nick Averyanov, P.O. Box 39, Odintsovo-10, 143010, Russia
UR9IDX   P.O. Box 85, Mariupol 87531, Ukraine
UT2UB    Andrej Lyakin, P.O. Box 99, Kyiv-10, 01010 Ukraine
V21ARC   Antigua & Barbuda Radio Club, P.O. Box 965, St.John's, Antigua, West
VK3OT    Steven Gregory, P.O. Box 622, Hamilton, Victoria 3300, Australia
VK3ZZ    Thomas Marlowe, P.O. Box 368, Leongatha, Victoria 3953, Australia
WD9DZV   Timothy M. Garrity, 5407 W Rosedale Ave, Chicago, IL 60646, USA
Z35M     Vladimir Kovaceski, P.O. Box 10, Struga 6330, Macedonia

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