425 DX News issue #642

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                              425 DX News #642
                               23 August 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)

3D2    - Franz Nieberding, ZL2III/DK1II will be active as 3D2II from Lautoka,
          Viti Levu (OC 016), Fiji Islands between 24 August and 2  September.
          He will operate in his spare time, in the local morning and  evening
          hours, om 10-40 metres mainly  CW. QSL via  ZL2III (P.O. Box  28110,
          Wellington, New Zealand). [TNX ZL2III/DK1II]
9A     - Neno/9A7N, Luka/9A7Z  and  two operators  from  Radio  Club  Korcula
          (9A1CLM) plan to be active on  20 and 40  metres from the  following
          Croatian  islands  on  29-30  August:   Pod  Mrearu  (IOCA   CI-454,
          WLH-2545), Kopite (CI-040),  Pod Kopite  (CI-453), Mreara  (CI-071),
          Crnac (CI-501), Maslovnjak  Veli (CI-502),  Vlanik (CI-226),  Bratin
          (EU-016, CI-158), Prezba (EU-016, CI-092), Lastovo (EU-016, CI-051).
          QSL via home calls. [TNX 9A7N]
BV9_pr - The planned operation from Pratas Island  [425DXN 640] is  scheduled
          to take place  on 9-16 October.  If interested  in participating  in
          this all-band CW, SSB  and RTTY activity,  please contact Paul  Pai,
          BV4FH (bv4fh@ms2.hinet.net).  The  web  page  has  been  updated  at
          http://www3.ocn.ne.jp/~iota/newpage64.htm [TNX JI6KVR]
EI     - John, EI4GK plans to activate Great Blasket Island (EU-007) on 26-29
          August. Activity will be on 10-80 metres SSB. QSL to EI4GK direct or
          bureau. This  operation is  heavily  dependent on  suitable  weather
          conditions. [TNX EI4GK]
GM     - Jurij/MM0DFV, John/GM0WRR, Ernie/GM0EZP and Ross/MM0WED will operate
          (on 160-10 metres CW and SSB, possibly on digital modes as well)  as
          GB0SKY from the Isle of Skye in the Inner Hebrides (EU-008) on 24-25
          August. On  24 August  look for  MM0DFV/p to  be active  (QRP on  20
          metres CW) from one of the island summits (Sgurr na Coinnich), while
          on the  25th MM0DFV/p  and GM0WRR/p  will work  from Kylerhea  Minor
          Light (ARLHS SCO-116).  QSL GB0SKY via  bureau or  direct to  MM0DFV
          (Jurij Phunkner, P.O.  Box 7469,  Glasgow, G42  0YD, Scotland,  UK).
          [TNX MM0DFV]
TA     - Thierry, F5SNY and Christian, F8BOD will be in Turkey from 25 August
          to 8 September. They hope to operate from AS-098 on 29-31 August and
          from Kekova Island (AS-115) on 5-6 September. [TNX F6AJA]
V6     - Roger, G3SXW and Nigel, G3TXF plan  to operate as V63SXW and  V63TXF
          respectively from  Yap (OC-012)  on 27-28  August and  again on  1-3
          September. Between 29 and  31 August they  will be signing  V63SXW/p
          and V63TXF/p from Falalop Island, Ulithi  Atoll (OC-078). They  will
          operate CW only  with 100  watts and  verticals on  +/- 3503,  7003,
          10103 or 10123,  14023, 18073 or  18083, 21023, 24893  or 24903  and
          28023 kHz. Expected approximate operating times are as follows:
          OC-012 - from  10 UTC on 27 August    through to  20 UTC on the 28th
          OC-078 - from  08 UTC on 29 August    through to  22 UTC on the 31st
          OC-012 - from  10 UTC on  1 September through to  08 UTC on the 3rd
          QSL via home calls. [TNX NG3K]

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

80 METRES (VK) ---> Following a proposal put to the Australian Communications
Authority by the WIA several years ago, the Australian Amateur Service is  to
be allocated the band 3776-3800 kHz on 1 January 2004. [TNX VK3EW]

CDXC AWARD ---> The Chiltern DX Club  (The UK DX Foundation) has awarded  its
prestigious "Local Heroes Award" for  2003 to Tex  Izumo, 9M2TO. This  annual
award goes to an operator resident in a DX country who has provided excellent
service to the DX community and  who maintains a  high standard of  operating
without the benefit of major sponsorship.  The CDXC Committee recognises  the
commitment Tex has shown  in providing very  many contacts and  confirmations
with amateurs world wide on all bands from 160m  to 6m over a period of  many
years. The award carries a prize of 200 and a year's honorary membership  of

DXCC NEWS ---> E4/DF3EC (7-10 August 2003) has been approved for DXCC credit.

QSL LU5FII --->  Patrick, WD9EWK reports  he is the  new QSL manager  (either
direct or bureau) for Claudio  Pons Estel, LU5FII.  More information on  this
and the others stations whose QSLing  Patrick takes care of  can be found  at

QSL PT5T ---> QSL cards for  the PT5T operation conducted  by CT1BOH are  now
available from Mac, W3HC. [TNX W3HC]

QSL UA0JQ ---> Antonello, IK2DUW is the QSL manager for Yuri and can  confirm
QSOs made from 2002 onwards. [TNX IK2DUW]

TIMOR LESTE ---> The ARRL Awards Committee has announced it will continue  to
consider East Timor and Timor-Leste as a single entity for DXCC credit.  This
means all amateur contacts with East Timor since March 2000 will remain valid
for DXCC. The official announcement was released on 18 August and can be seen
at http://www.arrl.org/

YI/ON5NT ---> Jean-Michel, F6AJA reports that Ghis Penny, ON5NT was at the UN
HQ in Baghdad when the Canal Hotel was attacked on 19 August. He was  injured
and, even though he is not in danger of losing  his life, on the 22nd he  was
evacuated to Amman.

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

IQ6AN:    Logs and pictures of the recent lighthouse operation from  WAIL-003
           [425DXN 641] are now available at
           http://antares.fastnet.it/enti/ari-an/lighthouse.htm [TNX I6GFX]
LOGS:     On-line  logs  for  Antarctic  bases  LU1ZG  (Belgrano  II),  LU1ZV
           (Esperanza), LU1ZD (San Martin) and LU1ZD (Primavera) are available
           at http://www.qsl.net/lu8adx/antartida/antartida.htm

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3A/F8ASY    3A2MD       GB5FI       GW0ANA      SN2NP       SP2BIK
3D2JC       JK2DDW      GB5PW       G0CAM       ST2BSS      DL5NAM
3DA0LJ      JM1LJS      GB5RO       MM5DWW      SV5/SM8C    SM0CMH
3Z0MFF      SP9PTG      GN4GTY/P    GI4GTY      T88HO       JH9URT
3Z0PW       SP5KEH      GS2MP/P     N3SL        TM0LH       F5HPY
4D71DJ      DU8DJ       H2G         5B4AGC      TM3QK       F5UJK
4U1WB       KK4HD       H40H        P29KM       TM3XX       F6DBA
7Q7HB       G0IAS       H40V        JA1PBV      TM5VIN      F9KH
7Q7NT       G4FAL       H44VV       UA4WHX      TZ6RD       EA4URE
7S6LGT      SK6NL       HD4DX       HC2GT       UE3ASK      RU3FS
8P6FH       WB2KSK      HF8IL       SP8PJG      UE3YGA      RV3YR
8Q7HX       DJ9HX       HG8SDS      HA8PH       UE4HFF      RU4HG
8S6BAS      SK6DW (a)   HI3NR       KB2MS       UE9XZS      UA9XW
8S6BAS      SM6BZE (b)  HK70AXY     HK3AXY      UT7M        UR5MID (c)
9A9Z/P      9A1ADE      HK70RQS     EA5KB       V63RR       K7JA
9N7AS       JH3PAS      HP0L        HP1IBF      V73T        N6AWD
A71EM       LZ1YE       ID9/IK8PGM  IK8PGM      VI8NT       VK6NE
BX8AA       BV8BC       ID9/IW9BBX  IK8PGM      VP8LGT      VP8ON
CO3JO       EA7JX       II0P        IZ1EPM      VY1JA       N3SL
CO6XN       N3ZOM       IQ3TS       IV3LNQ      W2T         N2OO
CQ0RLH      CT2GZB      IU3A        IV3HAX      W4L         W4DFU
CS5E        CT1CSY      JY9QJ       DL5MBY      XU7ACT      G3SWH
CT0BGC      CT1ARN      K8E         N8MR        XU7ACU      G3SWH
CX1TCR      CX2TL       K9Y         N9NT        YI/NG5L     K1QS
D44TD       CT1EKF      KG4CM       N5FTR       YI/PA5M     PA7FM
D90HC       DS2BGV      KG4DP       WA4ET       YI/S53R     K2PF
DF0DA       DL1WH       KG4LH   N1WON or WA4ET  YJ8UY       7K4JUY
DL0FFF      DL2RPS      LT0H        EA7FTR      YN9HAU      EA7JX
DS22UH      HL0KHQ      MM0XAU      DJ6AU       YV1DIG      EA7JX
DX1F        JA1HGY      N1L         KB1HJO      YW6P        EA7JX
E20HHK/P    E21EIC      N1P         K1VV        Z22JE       KZ5RO
E4/DF3EC    DF3EC       N7L         K7VV        Z3100K      DJ0LZ
ED2FPA      EA2RCA      OH0/IZ0FKE  IZ0FMA      Z3100O      DJ0LZ
ED4MVC      EA4HV       OH2IPA      OH4MDY      Z3100S      I2JSB
ED6LGH      EA6LP       OK8AR       DL3ARM      Z3100S      RA3AUM (d)
ED7MAV      EA7URU      OR0OST      ON6HC       Z3100Z      DJ0LZ
ED7VKL      EA7URP      OZ0AIS      DL6KAC      Z38AV       YU7AV
ED8LPA      EA8AKN      PJ6/I4ALU   I4ALU       ZC4CW       G3AB
EG6CEN      EA6NY       R3RRC/6     UA6MF       ZK1CGR      VK2CR
EI4TLH      EI8EM       R3RRC/9     UA3SGV      ZK1KAT      WA4WTG
ER27A       ER1DA       RA6AX       W3HNK       ZK1TOO      WA4WTG
FM/IV3JVJ   IV3TDM      RK0LXD/p    UA0LQJ      ZK1TTT      WA4WTG
GB2BML  M0CNP or G0GFQ  RZ3DZS/0    MM0DFV      ZK1ZOO      WA4WTG
GB2ELH      WA7OBH      SK5LGT      SM5DJZ      ZV7AA       PY7AA

(a) bureau
(b) direct
(c) for 2003
(d) for Russia & ex USSR countries

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

CX2TL    P.O. Box 29, 27000 Rocha, Uruguay
E21EIC   Champ C. Muangamphun, P.O. Box 1090, Kasetsart University, Bangkok
          10903, Thailand
EA4URE   Union de Radioaficionados Espanoles, P.O. Box 220, 28080 Madrid,
EA7JX    Rodrigo Herrera, P.O. Box 47, 41310 Brenes, Sevilla, Spain
G0IAS    Allan Hickman, The Conifers, High Street, Elkesley, Retford, DN22
          8AJ Notts, UK
G3SWH    Phil Whitchurch, 21 Dickensons Grove, Congresbury, Bristol BS49 5HQ,
          England, UK
GW0ANA   Glyn Jones, Nirvana, Caste Precinct, Llandough, Cowbridge, CF7 7LX,
          Wales, UK
GW0DSJ   E. Shipton, 34 Argoed, Kinmel Bay, Rhyl, Conwy, LL18 5LN, Wales, UK
IK8PGM   Roberto Duca, Viale Europa 184, 80053 Castellammare di Stabia - NA,
IV3HAX   Mauro Lizzi, P.O. Box 1, 33034 Fagagna - UD, Italy
IV3LNQ   Luigi Lenardon, P.O. Box 3959, 34148 Trieste - TS, Italy
IZ8DBJ   Mario Pesce, P.O. Box 15, 80070 Bacoli - NA, Italy
JH3PAS   Kiyotaka Ichikawa, IssikiI-Nishi 1-74-3, Hiraoka, Kakogawa, 675-0117
JH9URT   Haruki Ohtsubo, 1377-1 Futatsuka, Takaoka, 933-0816 Japan
K9PPY    James S. Model, 749 Willow St., Itasca, Illinois 60143, USA
LU1DMA   Luis Fernandez, O.V. Andrade 1638, 1718 S.A de Padua, Buenos Aires,
LU4DXU   Horacio Enrique Ledo, P.O. Box 22, 1640 Martinez, Buenos Aires,
N2OO     Bob Schenck, P.O. Box 345, Tuckerton, NJ 08087, USA
N6AWD    Fred K. Stenger, 6000 Hesketh Dr., Bakersfield, CA 93309, USA
ON5NT    Ghis Penny, P.O.Box 93, BE-9700 Oudenaarde, Belgium
PY7AA    P.O. Box 1043, 51001-970 Recife - PE, Brazil
RV3YR    Victor Borodin, P.O. Box 1, Bryansk-27, 241027 Russia
RW3RN    Alex Kuznetsov, P.O. Box 57, Tambov-23, 392023 Russia
SM0CMH   Goran Lundell, Algovagen 11, SE-133 36 Saltsjobadne, Sweden
SM5DJZ   John Hallenberg, Vassunda Andersberg, SE-741 91 Knivsta, Sweden
UA0LQJ   Dmitry Lakhtionov, P.O. Box 119, Nakhodka-6, 692906 Russia
UA3SGV   Andy Blinushov, P.O. Box 180, Ryazan-35, 390035 Russia
UR5MID   Serge A. Redkin, str.Fadeeva 46, Lugansk 91006, Ukraine
W4DFU    University of Florida, Box J-12 JHMHC, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
WD9EWK   Patrick Stoddard, 6938 W. Palo Verde Drive, Glendale, AZ 85303-4405,

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