425 DX News issue #636

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                              425 DX News #636
                                12 July 2003
                          Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH

           Information, reports and suggestions must be sent to: 
                  Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ: DX information 
          (e-mail i1jqj@425dxn.org - BBS I1JQJ@I1YLM.IPIE.ITA.EU)
            Maurizio Bertolino, I1-21171: 425 DX News Web Pages
                        (e-mail i121171@425dxn.org)

9A     - Look for Roger, 9A/ON4TX to be active from Prezba Island (EU-016) on
          13-27 July. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
DL     - Thomas, DJ5DT will participate  in the IOTA  Contest as DJ5DT/p  (12
          hours CW) from Sylt Island (EU-042). QSL via home call. [TNX NG3K]
F      - A group of operators from the  Radio Club of  Cenon (F6KNL) will  be
          active from Bouchaux-Nouvelle  Island (DIFM AT-103)  on 12 July  and
          from Margaux Island (AT-102) on 26 July. Look for activity on  40-10
          metres (plus 2 metres) CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via F8BBL. [TNX F8BBL]
GW     - Glyn, GW0ANA and other  members of the  Barry Amateur Radio  Society
          will be active  as GB5FI  from Flat  Holm Island  (EU-124) on  24-28
          July. They will participate in the  IOTA Contest as GW8K. Both  QSLs
          via GW0ANA. [TNX GW0ANA]
I      - Walter, IN3XUG is  active as IV3/IN3XUG  from Grado Island  (EU-130,
          IIA GO-001) unitl 14 July. QSL via bureau or direct. [TNX IN3XUG]
JY     - JY6ZZ will  be  the  RJARS  HQ Station  during  the  IARU  HF  World
          Championship. The operators for the first ever HQ entry from  Jordan
          will  be  JY4NE,  JY9QJ  and  JY9NX.  All  QSOs  will  be  confirmed
          automatically via bureau. [TNX NG3K]
LU     - A group of operators from Uruguay and Argentina will participate  in
          the IARU HF World Championship as LV0N (Multi Single) from  Santiago
          del Estero, Argentina. QSL via LU2NI. [TNX LU1NDC]
PJ2    - For the IARU  HF World  Championship, operators  from the  Caribbean
          Contesting Consortium and  the Vereniging  voor Experimenteel  Radio
          Onderzoek in de Nederlandse Antillen (VERONA) will combine forces as
          PJ2HQ, operating  as the  Netherlands Antilles  IARU HQ  station  at
          Coral Cliff, Curacao. [TNX NG3K]
PY     - Special event station ZW7S will be active (on 80, 40, 20, 15 and  10
          metres SSB and CW) during the  II Brazilian National Scout  Jamboree
          on   12-19    July.   Further    information   is    available    at
          http://www.radioescotismo.com.br/zw7s.htm; QSL via bureau or  direct
          to PY2RAR  (Ronan  A.  Reginatto, Avenida  1,  2091  Rio  Claro,  SP
          13503-250, Brazil). [TNX PY5DZ]
S5     - Special event call  S50KBS will  be aired  in July  and August  from
          Slovenia for the "Koupafest". QSL via  S57L, direct or bureau.  [TNX
TZ     - Javi/EA5KM,   Paco/EA5RD,   Julio/EA5XX,   Max/I8NHJ,    Doug/N6TQS,
          Luis/XE1L and possibly others will be  active as TZ6RD from  Bamako,
          Mali on 12-23 August. They plan  to operate on  all bands, 6  metres
          included, and modes (CW, SSB,  RTTY, PSK, SSTV  and Sat AO-40)  with
          three stations around the clock. QSL via EA4URE. Further information
          is expected in due course. [TNX EA5XX]
UA     - RN1AW, RX1AW, RA1ANP, UA1ANE and   RW6HJV will  be active as  RI1CGR
          from Rodsher Island  (EU-133, RRA 01-05,  WLH 0330)  starting on  16
          July, IOTA Contest  included. QSL  via RN1AW  either direct  (Victor
          Tsarevsky, P.O.Box  114, Pushkin-8,  196608 Russia)  or through  the
          bureau. [TNX RN1AW and RZ3EM]
UA     - Michael/RL3AA, Leo/RN3AZ, Nick/UA3DX  and Pavel/RA3AUM will  operate
          (on 10-80 metres CW  and SSB) as  homecall/1 from Rodsher  (EU-133),
          Virginy  (EU-133),  Malyj  Tyuters  (EU-133)  and  Bolshoj   Tyuters
          (EU-133) islands  on  19-27 July.  QSL  via home  calls,  bureau  or
          direct. They will participate in the IOTA Contest as RI1CA (QSL  via
          UA3DX) from Bolshoj Tyuters. [TNX RA3AUM]
VE     - Art, W3KHZ will operate (on 20-6  metres CW and  SSB) as VY2MM  from
          Prince Edward Island (NA-029) during the summer. QSL diret to  W3KHZ
          or through the W3 or VE9/VY2 bureaux. [TNX The Daily DX]
VE     - The Fredericton  Amateur Radio  Club will  participate in  the  IOTA
          Contest as VE9ND from Miscou Island (NA-068). The operators will  be
          Dave/VE9AV, George/VE1ACU, Brent/VE1JH and Tim/VE9XA; aside from the
          contest, they will operate also  on 6 metres  (FN78). QSL via  VE9XA
          either direct or through the bureau. [TNX VE9XA]
V7     - Buzz, N5UR  and  John, W5RQ  will  activate Taongi  Atoll  (OC-???),
          Marshall Islands starting on 18 August  for four days. The  callsign
          will be announced  at the start  of the operation,  which will  take
          place on 40-10 metres CW and SSB, with an emphasis on 17, 20 and  30
          metres. QSL via N6AWD. [TNX W5RQ]
W      - Andy, NP3D and Sergio, W2WB will  be active during the IOTA  Contest
          from Long  Beach Island  (NA-111). QSL  direct to  home calls.  [TNX
YV     - The Caracas  DX  Group  and  the  Association  of  Radioamateurs  of
          Venezuela are  expected  to  be  active  as  YW5M  from  Los  Monjes
          Archipelago (SA-015) until  14 July. QSL  via W4SO (maildrop).  [TNX
          The Daily DX]

CROATIAN ISLANDS &  LIGHTHOUSES ---> Kresimir/9A7K  and Franjo/9A2MF will  be
active from the following Croatian islands and lighthouses on 12-20 July:
                        IOTA      WLH       CIA    CLH     ARLH       IOCA
Sveti Ivan na Pucini   EU-110    LH-036    49     145     CRO-017    CI-113
Porer                  EU-110    LH-240    35     111     CRO-014    CI-090
Altijez                          LH-278           001     CRO-021    CI-445
Plicina Paklena                  LH-708
Barbaran                         LH-1018                  CRO-207
Veli Brijun (Pinida)   EU-110    LH-1651   05     101     CRO-010    CI-139
Albanez                          LH-2612                  CRO-208
Krasnica               EU-110                                        CI-045
They will  be  using their  home  calls as  well  as 9A0LH  (QSL  via  9A7K).
Information  on  the   Croatian  Islands  Award   (CIA)  can   be  found   at
http://www.qsl.net/9a7k/cia_award.htm [TNX 9A7K]

IARU HF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP --->  The following IARU  Society HQ stations  are
expected to participate in this year's event (12-13 July):
4L0NARG Georgia       JY6ZZ   Jordan           SN0HQ   Poland
8N2JHQ  Japan         LY0HQ   Lithuania        TG0AA   Guatemala
8N3JHQ  Japan         LZ0HQ   Bulgaria         TM0HQ   France
9A0HQ   Croatia       OA4O    Peru             VA3RAC  Canada
AT0HQ   India         OE#XHQ  Austria          VK3WI   Australia
B4HQ    China         OH2HQ   Finland          VR2HK   Hong Kong
DA0HQ   Germany       OL3HQ   Czech Rep.       W1AW/3  USA
EI0HQ   Ireland       OT3HQ   Belgium          YE0HQ   Indonesia
ES9A    Estonia       OZ1HQ   Denmark          YL4HQ   Latvia
GB5HQ   UK            PA6HQ   The Netherlands  YR0HW   Romania
HG0HQ   Hungary       PJ2HQ   Neth. Antilles   YT0HQ   Serbia & Montenegro
HR2RCH  Honduras      R7HQ    Russia           ZA1A    Albania
IU#HQ   Italy         SK9HQ   Sweden           ZS6SRL  South Africa

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

6O0A ---> The Daily DX reports that Sam Voron, VK2BVS is now working at Radio
Galkayo in North East Somalia. "6O0A (Six Oscar Zero Alpha) from the  Amateur
Radio training school of Somalia [is] using the Radio Galkayo facility 7 days
from 0300-0430Z between 14200-14285 and 28490. No QSLs as this is a QSO  only
station for the Somali  students who need  10 contacts as  part of their  ham
radio training".

DXCC NEWS ---> The following  operations from Timor  Leste (East Timor)  have
been  approved  for  DXCC  credit:  4W1BK  (effective  22  May  2003),  4W3AN
(effective 19 May 2003), 4W3CW (effective  16 May 2003), 4W3DX (effective  22
May 2003), 4W6MM (effective 22 May 2003).

VK4SJ ---> The following has been received from June Sim, VK4SJ (ZK1AYL):  "I
wish to sincerely thank all who sent e-mails, cards and messages of  sympathy
after the tragic accident on Rarotonga, Cook Islands on the 23rd of May  that
took the life of my husband  Doug, VK4BP (ZK1SIM).  These tributes and  cards
were of a great comfort to  our two sons  and myself and  helped to ease  the
pain of our loss. The QSL cards  for our DXpedition on Aitutaki (OC-083)  and
Rarotonga (OC-013)  that I  have received  to date  have been  processed  and
posted back. All cards that have been received direct without return  postage
will be returned via the bureau".

                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          ***  NEWS FROM THE WEB  ***
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH

CHUK ISLAND:  Detailed information  on the  18-20 July  operation from   Chuk
               Island (AS-???) [425DXN 635] can be found at
               http://hl1txq.karl.or.kr/chuk/. QSL  for  all  the   operators
               (HL1EJT/2,   HL1OYF/2,  HL1VAU/2, HL3QP/2,  HL9DX/2,  DS1EVQ/2,
               DS1KOQ/2,  DS3BGI/2  and  DS4NYE/2)   direct  to  HL1OYF   (Kim
               Duck-nam, P.O.Box 54, Dong-jack  156-600, Seoul, South  Korea).
               [TNX HL1TXQ]
LOGS:         The     4W3DX      logs      are     now      available      at

                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          *******  QSL INFO  ********
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3W3/UA3GIB  pirate      DA0HQ       DL5AXX      TF7X        K1WY
4K9W        DL6KVA      ED2LUZ      EA2CV       TG0AA       TG9AXF
4S7GVG      JJ6GVX      EI0HQ       EI4BZ       TI5N        W3HNK
4S7JAG      JA6EV       EN1NOF      UT4NW       TM0GAY      F8IXZ
4U1WRC      4U1ITU      FP5BZ       F5TJP       TM0GP       F5KCH
5A3A        pirate      GB5HQ       G3TXF       TM5A        F5VHJ
5R8HG       JA8WKE      HF150IL     SP8PJG      TM5AR       F6IUI
5W0AH       DL2AH       HF650O      SQ4NR       TM9ES       F5GTW
5W0VB       UA4WHX      HG0HQ       HA8FW       UE3EDA      RZ3EC
5W1SA       JH7OHF      IF9MI       IT9FXY      UE3QFF      RN3QO
5X1CW       F6GQK       IR8DX       IK8VRH      UE3RFF      RK3RB
7P8AD       IK2ANI      JD1YAB      JA1MRM      UE3SFF/P    RU3SD
7P8NN       AA4NN       LT1F        AC7DX       UE9XSC      RA9XF
7P8NR       IN3ZNR      LY0HQ       LY2MW       UK8ZO       RW6HS
8S4C/5      SM4DDS      MM0XAU      DJ6AU       UN3F        EA5KB
9A/OE1EMS   DJ2MX       MW5EPA      W2GR        UT2FA/p     UT2FA
9A0HQ       9A1A        OA4O        OA4DJW      UW2N        UT9NA
9J2BO       G3TEV       OH0MMM      OH1VR       UW6N        UR5NX
A25AN       IK2ANI      OH6AW/8     OH6AD       VI8NT       VK6NE
A25FV       IN3ZNR      OZ0R        OZ1ING      VP5JM       W3HNK
A25NN       AA4NN       OZ1HQ       OZ1ACB      VP8CQG      M0BCV
A35VB       UA4WHX      PA6HQ       PA3CAL      VQ9DX       NE8Z
B4HQ        BA4RD       PJ2MI       W2CQ        VQ9JC       WB9IHH
BN0F        JL1ANP      R7HQ        RW3RN       W1T         WA2VUY
CJ1ZZZ      WV2B        RF3QFF      RA3QSY      XQ6ET       W8UVZ
CJ2DW       VA2DW       SK0HS/0     SM0MPV      XU7ADX      XW2A
CN8KD       EA5XX       SN0HQ       SP2PI       YA1BV/P     JA1PBV
CN8UN       LX2UN       SN0KAL      SP3PKL      YA1JA       JA1CQT
CO0A        bureau      SO1CC       DL1CC       YE9R        YC9BU
CO0US       K7JA        SY8FUO      SV3FUO      ZA1A        OH2BH
CO8DM       KU9C        T32Z        K3PD        ZC4VG       G0UVX
CO8LY       EA7ADH      T42FD       K7JA        ZF2AH       W6VNR
D90HC       DS2BGV      T94DJ       K2PF        ZK2VB       UA4WHX

                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          *******  ADDRESSES  *******
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH

4L1AN   Jony Keburia, P. O. Box 123, Tbilisi 380004, Georgia
A51WD   Wangpo Dorji, c/o BTA, P. O. Box 1072, Thimphu, Bhutan
BA4RD   Ken Wang, P.O. Box 538, Nanjing 210005, China
CN8YZ   Youssef Belchkar, P. O. Box 651, Settat 26000, Morocco
DL2SWW  Frank Dreyer, Gartenweg 9, D-19069 Alt-Meteln, Germany
DS2GOO  P.O.Box 39, Pyongtaek, Kyonggi-do, 450-600, South Korea
EX2F    Belek Ormuchev, P. O. Box 1, Tokmok 722201, Kyrgyzstan
EX8O    Alexander Chikaev, P. O. Box 1920, Bishkek 720000, Kyrgyzstan
F5VHQ   Guenther John Trummer, 12 rue Clairaut, F-75017 Paris, France
IK5PWQ  Stefano Ceccotti, Piazza Dante Alighieri 3/AL, 56030 Cascine di Buti
         - PI, Italy
IS0AGY  Ampelio Melini, P.O. Box 66/c, 09045 Quartu Sant'Elena - CA, Italy
IZ8FDH  Paolo Capobianco, Via Enrico Cocchia 26, 80124 Napoli - NA, Italy
JJ8DEN  Yoshitake Izumi, Minami-24-7, Nishi-1, Obihiro-City, Hokkaido,
         080-0011 Japan
LZ2KV   Miroslav Mirchev, P.O. Box. 164, 7700 Targovishte, Bulgaria
NE8Z    Rick Dorsch, P.O. Box 616, Hamburg, MI 48139, USA
SQ4NR   Grzegorz Gawel ul. Herdera 16/14, 10-691 Olsztyn, Poland
UK8FR   Madjit Kadyrov, P. O. Box 3, Andizhan 710000, Uzbekistan
VK4VB   Ralph Karhammar, 6 Seven Oaks St., Taringa, QLD 4068, Australia
YB35AR  P.O. Box 8000, Jakarta 11000, Indonesia

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