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                              425 DX News #644
                              6 September 2003
                          Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH

           Information, reports and suggestions must be sent to: 
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            Maurizio Bertolino, I1-21171: 425 DX News Web Pages
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The 425 DX News monthly edition (August issue), edited by Maurizio  Bertolino
(I1-21171/IZ1CRR) is now  available for  free  downloading in either.pdf   or
doc formats  at  http://www.425dxn.org/monthly/  In this issue you can  find
articles on CS5C (Culatra Island), IOTA activation experiences by DL2GAC  and
S05X, as well as the usual features  (the August weekly  bulletins, QSL  info
and addresses, calendar and news from the web).

4S      - A large group of Japanese operators will be active (on 160-6 metres
           SSB, CW, RTTY, PSK31 and SSTV)  from Sri Lanka on 13-18  September.
           They plan to have five stations  on the air  and to concentrate  on
           North and South America. QSL each operator via his home call.  [TNX
           The Daily DX]
9G      - Alan, G3XAQ will operating (CW only) as 9G5XA from Accra, Ghana  on
           13-21 September. This time he will be installing a WARC antenna  at
           the Technical College club station so  listen for him primarily  on
           those bands. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX G3XAQ]
C9      - Andre, ZS6WPX reports he will be active as C91Z from Mozambique for
           the next  few months  starting from  8  September. QSL  direct  via
CT      - CT1GFK/P, CT1GPQ/P and CT2IHP/P will operate (on 40, 20, 17 and  15
           metres SSB, CW and possibly  RTTY) from Ilha  das Ratas (not  IOTA,
           DIP AL-13) between around 5 and 11 UTC on 7 September.  Information
           and on  line logs  at http://adxg.sytes.net;  QSL via  home  calls,
           direct or bureau. [TNX CT1END]
F       - This year the Clipperton DX Club (http://cdxc.free.fr/)  celebrates
           its Silver Jubilee. Special  call TM8CDX will  be activated on  all
           bands and  modes from  8  to 21  September  for the  club's  annual
           convention. QSL via F5CQ. [TNX La Gazette du DX]
G       - Weather permitting,  Glyn/GW0ANA will  be  active from  Steep  Holm
           Island (EU-120) on 10 September, from  11 to 16  UTC. QSL via  home
           call. [TNX GW0ANA]
I       - Dario,  IK4MED  will  be  active  as  IH9/IK4MED  from  Pantelleria
           (AF-018, IIA TP-001) on 14-26 September. He will operate mainly  CW
           on 10-80 metres, plus SSB and CW  via Oscar 40 (U/S mode). QSL  via
           home call, direct or bureau. [TNX IK4MED]
IS0     - Geza, HA4XG will be active as IS0/HA4XG/p from Sardinia (EU-024) on
           13-27 September. He plans to operate mainly CW in his early morning
           and late evening  hours on 10-40  metres, with an  emphasis on  the
           WARC bands. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX HA0HW]
JA      - Yama, JJ1JGI  will  be active  (on  15-40 metres  CW  and  SSB)  as
           JJ1JGI/8 from Rishiri or Rebun Island  (AS-147) on 7-10  September.
           QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
JA      - Look for JE7CWH/0 and JQ1SUO/0 to be active (on 40, 30, 20, 17, 15,
           12 and  10 metres  CW and  SSB) from  Awa-shima (AS-117)  on  13-14
           September. QSL via bureau. [TNX JQ1SUO]
JW      - Jurgen, DJ3KR will  be active (CW  only, mainly  on 12,  17 and  30
           metres) as JW/DJ3KR from Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen (EU-026) on 8-15
           September. [TNX The Daily DX]
LA      - The Skandinavisk Radioklubb  will take part  in the  IARU Region  1
           Field Day (6-7 September) as LA3SRK/P from Stokkoya (EU-036).  They
           will have five stations on 160-10 metres SSB, CW, PSK and RTTY. QSL
           via SM5SIC. [TNX SM5SIC]
LZ      - Weather permitting, Hristo/LZ3FN and Todor/LZ2TEO will operate from
           two  lighthouses  (namely  Pomorie,  ARLHS  BUL-018  and   Tzarevo,
           BUL-031) on  6-7 September.  QSL via  operator's instuctions.  [TNX
PJ2     - Geoff, W0CG will be active in his spare time as PJ2DX from  Curacao
           (SA-006) on  6-18 September.  He plans  to participate  in the  All
           Asian DX SSB  Contest (6-7 September)  and the WAE  DX SSB  Contest
           (13-14 September). QSL via N9AG. [TNX VA3RJ]
PY0_spp - Joca, PS7JN has been active again  as ZW0S from  St. Peter and  St.
           Paul Rocks (SA-014)  for a  few days.  He expects  to remain  there
           through 17  September and  to operate  RTTY,  PSK31, SSB  and  SSTV
           during his free time, typically between 17 and 2 UTC. His equipment
           includes a vertical antenna  for 10-40 metres  and dipoles for  the
           WARC bands. QSL via home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
SP      - Peter, SP5PB will be active as SP5PB/4 from Wigry National Park, as
           well as from  a rare Polish  district for  the SPPA  award, from  8
           September until  the end  of the  month. Details  are available  at
           http://www.qsl.net/sp5pb [TNX SP5DDJ]
SV      - Look for Michael, SV8/DF3IS to be active on 40-10 metres SSB and CW
           from Thasos Island (EU-174) on 11-25 September. QSL via home  call.
           [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
SV9     - A group of SV9s will be active as J49C from Skinakas Observatory in
           central Crete (1750m a.s.l.) during the IARU Region 1 Field Day SSB
           Contest (6-7 September). QSL via SV9ANK. [TNX SV9ANJ]
UA      - Vas/RU3SD and Serge/RU3ST  plan to operate  as RU3SD/1 and  RU3ST/1
           from six islands in the IOTA White Sea Coast Group (EU-147) between
           6 and 14  September. QSL  via home  calls, direct  or bureau.  They
           might also  operate as  UE3SFF/1 (QSL  via  RU3SD) from  a  natural
           reserve. [TNX UA3FDX]
V7      - Bruce, AC4G will  operate again as  V73CW from Kwajalein  (OC-028),
           Marshall Islands on  8-13 September. QSL  via home  call. [TNX  The
           Daily DX]
VK      - Trevor, VK7TS will operate as VK7TS/4 from Magnetic Island (OC-171)
           on 6-10 September. Look for him  on 10, 15 and  20 metres SSB.  QSL
           via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX VK4CEJ]
VK      - Peter/VK3QI,  Keith/VK3FT,  Paul/VK3AJJ  and  Paul/VK3KXG  plan  to
           operate from  the Baudin  Rocks/Godfrey Islands  (OC-228) on  25-29
           September. Look for them on the usual IOTA frequencies SSB and  CW,
           with an emphasis on 30 & 40 metres CW  and 20, 17 & 15 metres  SSB.
           Operating dates are much dependant on weather conditions, which can
           be very unpredictable  at this time  of the  year. This  will be  a
           special event, commemorating the 200th anniversary of the death  of
           Captain Nicolas Baudin, the French explorer  who died in  September
           1803 on the island of  Mauritius during his  return to Europe  from
           exploration of the  Australian coastline.  A special  commemorative
           callsign has been  applied for and  the operators are  particularly
           interested in  having  contacts with  as  many French  stations  as
           possible. QSL via VK3QI direct or through the VK3 QSL bureau.  [TNX
W       - Tony, WF1N and  Lou, W1DIG  will be  active (on  0, 15,  20 and  40
           metres SSB)  from  Appledore, Isles  of  Shoals  (NA-217)  starting
           around 18 UTC on 5 September until about 12 UTC on the 8th. QSL via
           home calls, direct or bureau. E-mail requests for bureau cards  are
           welcome at a.spino@snet.net  (WF1N) and megawatt@snet.net  (W1DIG).
           [TNX WF1N]
W       - The Long Island Amateur Radio Simplex club will operate (on 40  and
           20 metres SSB) as W2LIS from the USS Intrepid air craft carrier  in
           New York Harbor on 6 September. [TNX W2RVL]

PACIFIC TRIP ---> Willi, DJ7RJ will continue being active as 5W0MW from Samoa
(OC-097) until 14 September. He will  then go to Tokelau  (ZK3) and be  there
from around 17 September until the  28th. Willi will be  back to Samoa  until
about 9 October, when he will move to Vanuatu (YJ) from 10 to 19 October; his
last stops will be  again at Samoa  and then American  Samoa. QSL via  DJ7RJ.
[TNX The Daily DX]

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

DXCC NEWS ---> The following stations from Bhutan have been approved for DXCC
credit: A51AA, A51KC, A51PK, A51UD, A51WD and A51YL.

QSL HV3SJ ---> All the logs  for this call sign have  been destroyed and  any
reported operation using this call is a pirate. [TNX The Golist]

QSL KC4AAC (AN-012) ---> Larry, K1IED reports that all QSL cards for contacts
made between 4 August and  3 October 2002  have been sent  out. For the  time
being he has not any logs for QSOs prior or after those dates.

QSL P29KM ---> Kazuo Miyamura, P29KM (also H44H and H40H) reports he will  be
leaving PNG in  early October and  his current  address (P.O.  Box 321,  Port
Moresby, Papua New Guinea) will not  be available any longer. Unless you  are
100% sure that  your direct QSLs  can reach him  no later  than 30  September
2003, you should address them to  Dr. Kazuo Miyamura, 1-50-12 Kaji,  Hakodate
041-0852, Japan.

QSL VY0/W2NTJ ---> Cezar, VE3LYC reports he has received VY0/W2NTJ's log  for
the period  7 July-24  August 2003.  Jack logged  345 QSOs  from Long  Island
(NA-173), 119 QSOs from Kugong in the Belcher Islands (NA-196) and a  handful
of contacts  from near  Nemaska, Quebec  (VE2). Operations  from NA-196  took
place on 6-8 August and again on 16-17 August. QSL direct to VE3LYC.

QSL VIA IK2DUW  ---> Antonello reports  he is now  the QSL  manager also  for
Alex, RA0CL (ex UA0CJQ).

+ SILENT  KEY  +  Xavier  Paradell, EA3ALV  reports  the  passing  of  Miquel
Pluvinet, EA3DUJ, Executive Director of CQ Radio Amateur (the Spanish version
of CQ Magazine) on 29 August.

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

LABRE-RJ: The new web site for Rio de Janeiro State federation of LABRE (Liga
           Brasileirade  Radioamadores)  is  at  http://www.labre-rj.org  [TNX

TOP LISTS:  The  latest  Topband,  Topmode  and  Toplist listings (September
             update) are now available at
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             scores, as  well as  any request  for further  information,  to
             Erminio Pandocchi, I2EOW (i2eow@fastwebnet.it)

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3D2II       ZL2III      H44VV       UA4WHX      UE0UG       RW0UM
3DA0MT      NA5U        HC1/N1KO    W1ZS        UE0UM       RW0UM
3Z0PW       SP5KEH      HF19KST     SP2PI       UE0UT       RW0UM
4D71X       NZ7X        HI3NR       KB2MS       UE0UU       RW0UM
4K0GNY      GM0GNY      HP1AC       EA5KB       UE0UV       RW0UM
4L8A        OZ1HPS      HP1RIP      EA7FTR      UE0UW       RW0UM
4S7VK       DJ9ZB       HS0ZEV      DF4PV       UE0UWC      RW0UM
5N0EVR      LZ3XV       J45KOS      DK9NCX      UE0UZ       RW0UM
5N0HVC      OK1DXE      JD1YAB      JA1MRM      UE0UZW      RW0UM
5R8GT       DK8KD       KH6ZM       I0MWI       UE0UZZ      RW0UM
5X2A        K4ZLE       LT0H        EA7FTR      UE4HFF      RU4HG
7Q7CE       IN3VZE      LU1ECZ      EA5KB       UE9GDA      RA9FDR
9G1AA       PA3AWW      LU1NDC      EA7FTR      UN7QX       W7BO
9K2GS       W6YJ        LU1ZV       LU4DXU      V31LZ       LZ3RZ
9L1SS       pirate      LU4ZS       LU4DXU      V63SXW      G3SXW
9Y4/DL1MGB  DL1MGB      LU5FII      WD9EWK      V63TXF      G3TXF
9Y4TBG      DL4MDO      LW2DFH      EA5KB       V73MJ       JF1NZW
A92ZE       K4SXT       LY500AF     LY4AF       VK1CW/4     JA6EGL
CQ3U        CT1AHU      LY500BH     LY2BH       VK9XAB      G3AB
DS22UG      HL0KHQ      OA6CY       EA5KB       VP5VAC      WA4JTK
E21CJN      W3PP        OD5UT       K3IRV       VQ9JC       WB9IHH
EA2CND/P    EA2BR       OH0JWL      DL5FF       VU2UR       SM3DBU
ED1NSN      EA1CNF      OH2IPA      OH4MDY      VU3DJQ      EA7FTR
ED4MAD      EA4RCU      OH2V        OH6YF       XF1K        N6AWD
ED6LGH      EA6LP       P29KPH      K5YG        XQ6ET       W8UVZ
ED9PCC      EA9BO       RK8VWC      RW0UM       XW1A        E21EIC
EK3GM       DK6CW       RX8V/P      RW0UM       YA0J        JG1OWV
EM1UA       JA2JPA      S21B        KX7YT       YA1D        JG1OWV
EN100WAY    UT7WZ       SP0ARDF     SP2LQC      YI/F5ORF    KU9C
EO12CWW     UT7CWW      SU9BN       EA7FTR      YI/KV4EB    K0JN
EO12ID      US7IGF      T88ME       7N1RTO      YI/S57CQ    S57DX
EO12IM      UX8IXX      T88RN       JG1VGX      YI9R        K2PF
EO12J       K2PF        TM5GAP      F5IQJ       Z3100F      Z33F
EW6YR       DL8KAC      TT8FC       EA4AHK      Z3100G      Z33A
EW8AM       DL8KAC      TZ6L        WA3HUP      Z3100R      Z33A
G3HTA/P     G3RUV       UA0AZ       W3HNK       ZB2FX       G3RFX
GB0SKY      MM0DFV      UA0JQ       IK2DUW      ZK1USA      ZK1CG
H40VB       UA4WHX      UE0LZZ/P    UA0LD       ZP6CW       ZP6CU

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

4S7NE   Nelson Ranasinghe, No 18 Katana Housing Scheme, Demanhandiya 11270,
         Sri Lanka
DJ9ZB   Franz  Langner,  Benfelder Str.  4,  D-77955  Ettenheim,  Germany
EA1CNF  Fernando Gavela Sainz, C/Los Estudiantes 20-4-Dcha, 39006 Santander,
EA2BR   Emiliano Murciano Garcia, P.O. Box 109, 31500 Tudela - Navarra, Spain
EA5KB   Jose F. Ardid Arlandis, P.O.Box 5013, 46080 Valencia, Spain
EA6LP   Juan Maria Morey Estarellas, C/Font y Monteros 18-2-B, 07003 Palma de
         Mallorca, Spain
EA7FTR  Francisco Lianez Suero, Asturias 23, 21110 Aljaraque, Huelva, Spain
EA9BO   Antonio Garcia Barrones, C/Gonzalez de la Vega 8-2-C, 51001 Ceuta,
G3AB    Andy Chadwick, 5 Thorpe Chase, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 1UA,
         England, UK
G3RUV   Adrian T. James, 37 Stratford Avenue, Whipton, Exeter EX4 8ES,
         England, UK
G3SXW   Roger Western, 7 Field Close, Chessington, Surrey KT9 2QD, England,
G3TXF   Nigel Cawthorne, Falcons, St. George's Avenue, Weybridge, Surrey KT13
         0BS, England, UK
I0MWI   Stefano Cipriani, Via Taranto 60, 00055 Ladispoli - RM, Italy
IN3VZE  Ely Camin, Corso 3 Novembre 136/2, 38100 Trento - TN, Italy
LU4DXU  Horacio Enrique Ledo, P.O. Box 22, 1640 Martinez - BA, Argentina
MM0DFV  Jurij Phunkner, P.O. Box 7469, Glasgow, G42 0YD, Scotland, UK
N6AWD   Fred K. Stenger, 6000 Hesketh Dr., Bakersfield, CA 93309, USA
RW0UM   Nick Polkovnikov, P.O. Box 144, Krasnokamensk, 674674, Russia
S57DX   Slavko Celarc, Ob igriscu 8, 1360 Vrhnika, Slovenia
S61FD   SARTS, Robinson Road, P.O. Box 2728, Singapore 904728, Singapore
SP2PI   Jerzy H.  Wojniusz, Matejki  56/39, 87-100  Torun, Poland
UT4XU   Nick Parfenyuk, P.O. Box 39, Zhitomir, 10014, Ukraine
UT7WZ   Miroslav Lupiy, P.O. Box 94, Lviv, 79000, Ukraine
Z36W    Venco Stojcev, Ivo Lola Ribar 92, 2000 Stip, Macedonia
ZK1CG   Victor Rivera, P.O. Box 618, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, via New Zealand
ZL2III  P.O. Box 28110, Wellington, New Zealand

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