425 DX News issue #678

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                              425 DX News #678
                                 1 May 2004
                          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)

3V     - Giovanni, I5JHW reports he will participate in the ARI International
          DX Contest (1-2 May) as either 3V8BB or TS0BB from Tunisia. QSL  for
          this operation via I5JHW.
BY     - A group of operators from the Jiangsu DX Club will be active as BI4Q
          from Cheniu Shan Island (AS-135) on  1-3 May. They will operate  SSB
          and CW on  10-40 metres  with yagis  and power  amplifiers. QSL  via
          BG4RQP. [TNX BD5RV]
BY     - Harry, OH6YF is in Beijing, China and says he will try to be back on
          the air next week. Last weekend he operated from BY1PK.
CX     - The Centro Radioaficionados de Rocha  (Uruguay), CX1TA will  operate
          from the lighthouse at Cape Polonio (ARLHS URU-05) from 30 April  to
          2 May. QSL via CX1TA. [TNX CX2TG]
EI     - Daniel, EJ9FHB  will be  active  from Inishtrahull  Island  (EU-121)
          starting on 2 May for one week. [TNX DL8AAM]
FO     - Yves, F6CTL will  be touring French  Polynesia in May  and plans  to
          operate (on 10-40  metres with  a vertical  and long  wires) from  a
          number of atolls in three different  island groups. [TNX La  Gazette
          du DX]
HL     - DS4NYE and others will  operate as D70LW  from Soak Island  (AS-060)
          from 30 April to 2 May. QSL route TBA. [TNX JI6KVR]
I      - IZ8CCW and  others  will participate  in  the ARI  International  DX
          Contest as IQ8CS. QSL via bureau or direct to IZ8BGY. [TNX IZ8CCW]
JA     - Takeshi, JI3DST will operate as JI3DST/6 from Miyako Island (AS-079)
          [425DXN 677] until around 00 UTC on 9  May. Look for him on 17,  15,
          12, 10 and 6 metres SSB,  RTTY and SSTV, plus  some CW (on  request)
          and FM on 10, 6 and 2 metres. QSL via home call, preferably  through
          the JARL bureau. [TNX JI3DST]
JA     - Look for Taka, JR3TVH/6 and his wife Natsu, JJ3NAW/6 to operate from
          Miyako Island (AS-079, JIIA-079-005) from around  7 UTC on 29  April
          to around 00 UTC on 3  May. They plan to be  active on 160-6  metres
          (beacon on 50135 kHz) CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL via home calls,
          direct or bureau. [TNX JR3TVH]
KH2    - Nao, JK1FNL will  be active as  NA8O/KH2 from Guam  (OC-026) on  5-9
          May. QSL via JK1FNL. [TNX JJ1BDX]
OY     - Kevin, ON5DRE and Erwin, ON4QJ will be active from the Faroe Islands
          (EU-018) on 3-13 May. They plan to operate on 160-2 metres, with  an
          emphasis on 80, 40, 17 and 2m. [TNX ON5DRE]
SP     - Special event station HF3UE will be active on 80-2 metres all  modes
          on 1-16 May  to celebrate the  accession of Poland  to the  European
          Union. QSL via  SP3RNZ (Greg  Dobrychlop, P.O.Box  85, 62510  Konin,
          Poland). [TNX SP3RNZ]
SV     - Mike, GW3UOF  plans  to operate  as  SV8/GW3UOF  from  Corfu  Island
          (EU-052) on 3-17 May. [TNX The Daily DX]
SV     - SV1JCZ, SV1GE, SV1RP, SV2BFN, SV2DGH, SV2DXA and SV2FWV will operate
          as SY8DX from Amoliani Island (EU-174) on 19-26 May. QSL via SV2DGH.
          Further information at http://www.qsl.net/sv2dgh/sy8dx [TNX SV2DGH]
TA     - Look for TA1ED/0  and TA3FB/0 to  operate from  Karaada (AS-098)  on
          14-16 May. They plan to be active on 10-80 metres SSB. QSL via  home
          calls, direct or bureau. [TNX TA1ED]
UR     - Special call EO59QWW wil be aired  on all bands  from Ukraie on  5-9
          May to celebrate the 59th anniversary  of the end  of WWII. QSL  via
          UY5ZZ (Vladimir  F. Latyshenko,  P.O.  Box 4850,  Zaporozhye  69118,
          Ukraine). [TNX UY5ZZ]
V3     - Beto/CX3AN, Mario/CX4CR and Carlos/LU2NI will be active from  Belize
          on 4-14  May. They  plan to  operate on  160-6  metres SSB,  CW  and
          possibly digital modes. An effort will  be made to operate from  one
          of the islands in the NA-180 IOTA group. Callsign(s) not  announced,
          but QSL via LU2NI. [TNX LU2NI]
VE     - Len, VE9MY and Linda, VE9GLF plan to operate mobile from some of the
          Quebec CISA islands in the Montreal area for for two weeks  starting
          on  2   May.   QSL  via   home   calls.  direct   or   bureau   [TNX
VQ9    - Larry, VQ9LA will leave Diego Garcia  (AF-006) in December. He  will
          go on vacation in June-July, but starting in August he "will  really
          try and make a lot of  contacts on the lower  bands for everyone  to
          put VQ9 in their logs". He plans to operate on 30-160 metres CW  and
          SSB. QSL route at www.qrz.com [TNX G4IUF]
W      - Look for K6AA/P to be aired from Catalina Island (NA-066) from 3 UTC
          on 8  May until  13 UTC  on the  10th.  Eight operators  with  three
          stations will be active on 10-80 metres mostly SSB with some CW  and
          digital modes. QSL via K6AA's address given at www.qrz.com [TNX  The
          Daily DX]
XU     - Jaak, ES1FB and Oleg, ES1RA will  operate as XU7ACE (QSL via  ES1FB)
          and XU7ARA (QSL via ES1RA) from  Cambodia on 7-19 May. They plan  to
          go on a  two-day side  trip to  Koh Pos  (AS-133) and  be active  as
          XU7ACV (QSL via ES1FB). [TNX NG3K]

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                          ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile IK8MRA

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EUROPEAN UNION SP AWARD ---> Sponsored  by the Polski Zwiazek  Krotkofalowcow
(PZK), this  award is  available to  either licenced  amateurs and  SWLs  for
confirmed QSOs made on or after 1  January 2004 with stations located in  the
25 European Union member states. For  further information please contact  the
Awards Manager PZK, SP6BOW (sp6bow@poczta.onet.pl)

LIGHTHOUSES --->  Alfredo, IK7JWX  provides the  list of  lighthouses he  has
operated from so far in 2004 (QSL via home call, direct or bureau):
Day/Month  Call           Lighthouse               WAIL   ARLHS
3/1      IR7LH/p    Monumento al Marinaio d'Italia PU-008 ITA-107
3/1      IR7LH/p    Brindisi/Casale                PU-015 ITA-069
4/1      IR7LH/p    Punta Torre Canne              PU-009 ITA-150
17/1     IR7LH/p    Capo Santa Maria di Leuca      PU-004 ITA-039
14/2     IR7LH/p    Capo San Vito                  PU-001 ITA-040
14/2     IR7LH/p    Porto Industriale Interno      PU-002 ITA-117
29/2     IR7LH/p    Diga di Forte a Mare           -      ITA-187
20/3     IR7LH/p    Porto Cesareo Rear             -      ITA-238
3/4      IR7LH/p    La Punta Crauli (Otranto)      -      ITA-264
4/4      IR7LH/p    Diga di Cista Morena           -      ITA-188
10/4     IR7LH/p    Molo San Nicola (Otranto)      -      ITA-265
11/4     IQ7AF/p    Punta San Cataldo di Lecce     PU-007 ITA-142
24-25/4  IR7LH/p    Torre San Giovanni (Ugento)    PU-003 ITA-171

QSL 8J1RL ---> The cards for contacts  made with Syowa Station on East  Ongul
Island (AN-015) between February 2004 and  January 2005 will be forwarded  to
JARL Bureau in April 2005 after  the operators return to  Japan. Logs can  be
found at  http://www.jarl.or.jp/English/4_Library/A-4-7_8j1rl/frame.htm  [TNX

QSL 9M8PSB ---> Please note  that there is  change in the  QSL route for  the
current 9M8PSB operation from Satang Besar (OC-165) [425DXN 676]. The new QSL
manager will be IZ1CRR, either direct (Maurizio Bertolino, P.O. Box 2,  12022
Busca - CN, Italy) or through the bureau. [TNX IZ1CRR]

QSL VIA S57DX ---> Slavko reports that direct requests for YI/S57CQ, YI9T and
A52CQ are processed the same day  he receives them. At  all events, all  QSOs
are being confirmed through the bureau.

QSL VIA  SM1TDE --->  Cards for  5H3/SM1TDE and  HN0Z are  being printed  and
incoming cards will be replied to as soon as possible. QSL requests for YI9ZF
are processed the  same day Eric  receives them.  The first  batch of  bureau
cards were mailed a few days ago. [TNX SM1TDE]

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                          ***  NEWS FROM THE WEB  ***
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile IK8MRA

LOGS:   On-line logs for 5H3/SM1TDE (4183 QSO), HN0Z (WPX SSB 2004, 1905 QSO)
         and YI9ZF (30004 QSO  from 15 January  to 20 April)  can be found  at
         www.qsl.net [TNX SM1TDE]
LOGS:   On-line logs  for  II6CC's  recent  activity  [425DXN  671]  are  now
         available   at   http://web.tiscali.it/stefanocatena/ii6cc.htm   [TNX

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                          *******  QSL INFO  ********
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile IK8MRA

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3D2DM       GM4FDM      ET0U        OK1LU       T88LV       JR1LVB
3D2FM       F5CWU       EW1AR       W3HNK       T88MC       JA3MCA
3D2KQ       DL4KQ       EW6AF       DL8KAC      T88PO       JI1FPO
3D2MM       RK3AD       EW6GF       DL8KAC      TF3IMD      TF3VS
3D2MR       IK1PMR      EY8CQ       DJ1MM       TM5CJ       F6KJX
3D2PA       PA2R        F/TU5KG     F4EFI       TM6KKA      F6KKA
3W2TXR      JA2TXR      FG/DL2AWG   DL2AWG      TM9CAI      F2KN
3W9HRN      DL1HRN      FO/JI1JKW   JI1JKW      UN5A        DL8KAC
3XDQZ/P     F8DQZ       FO/JI1WTF   JI1WTF      UN7CC       KI6Y
3Z8EU       SP8MI       FP5AH       pirate      UN7MO       EA7FTR
4G2F        4F3XX       GX4NOK/P    2E0NJW      UN7QX       W7BO
5N0DKV      ZS6MG       HF1EU       SP1NQF      UN9PQ       IK2QPR
5N4BFD      DJ9FH       HF20RGV     SP8AQA      UO6P        UN7PBY
6Y5/IZ5BRO  IZ5BRO      HK3WPC      EA5KB       V25J        JA1ADT
6Y5/IZ5EBL  IZ5EBL      HK6DOS      EA5KB       V26AGO      JA7AGO
7Q7MM       G3LQP       II3L        IV3KAS      V26ZP       JA7ZP
8Q7BO       M0BOX       IY5PIS      IZ5DMC      V31RR       WQ5W
8Q7QQ       HB9QQ       JT45D       JT2AN       V47UY       KJ4UY
9M8PSB      IZ1CRR      KA1GJ/KH4   V73GJ       V51LK       DJ4LK
9V1GO       OK1DOT      KY4DX       K4WW        V63ZF       DK2ZF
9V1YC       N5ID        OD5UR       LZ1YE       V8PMB       G3KHZ
A71MA       K3PD        OL0EU       OK1DJG      VK6AN       VK4AAR
AP2ARS      JA1PBV      OX/DL2SWW   DL2SWW      VK6LI       VK4AAR
CO3VK/4     IZ8EBI      OX/DL2VFR   DL2VFR      VP8SGK      GM0HCQ
D90HN       HL2ADO      PA9MR       VE3MR       VP9BO       W4ZGR
E20HHK/P    E21EIC      R1ANF       RK1PWA      XU7ADI      SM5GMZ
EA6TS       EA6AZ       RK1PWA/P    UA1PAC      YA6Y        DG3ACF
ED1CL       EA1URV      S21B        KX7YT       YA8G        LA4YW
ED2EFA      EC2AHS      SN4EU       SP2QCU      YB1HDF      EA5KB
ED2ZZT      EA2PK       SP0EURO     SP9PKZ      YB7N        WB7B
ED3CDC      EA3EJK      ST2NH       EA7FTR      YC9MKF      YB9BU
ED3TCT      EA3EVR      ST2YL       EA7FTR      YC9MT       IZ8CCW
ED3URT      EA3TE       SZ6P        SV1BJW      YI1UNH      WA3HUP
ED4AIG      EA4FAS      T30C        F5CWU       YI3SRA      IZ8EDJ
ED4IF       EA4TE       T30CA       K6SRZ       YI6IB       pirate
ED5MUC      EA5URM      T30LP       K3LP        YI9MD       W6OAT
ED5SJF      EA5URL      T30NN       AA4NN       ZA/OH2BH    OH2BH
ED6TOV      EA6SB       T30TW       GM4FDM      ZA/OH2PM    OH2PM
ED7SBC      EA7DQM      T33CA       K6SRZ       ZD8JA       N1ZZZ
EK3GM       DK6CW       T33TW       GM4FDM      ZK1HCU      DL9HCU
EM1HO       I2PJA       T88JY       JA1JQY      ZS1CT       ZS1ACH
ES1RA/0     ES1RA       T88KJ       JA1KJW      ZS8MI       ZS6M

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                          *******  ADDRESSES  *******
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile IK8MRA

2E0NJW  Nigel Wears, 25 Topcliffe Mews, Morley, Leeds, LS27 8UL, United
EP3SMH  Sayyed Mohsen Hosseini, P.O. Box 441, 34815 Takestan, Iran
F8DQZ   Sebastien Lebrun, Rue des Ecoles, 49260 Antoigne, France
G3KHZ   Derek Cox, 18 Station Road, Castle Bytham, Grantham, Lincs NG33 4SB,
         United Kingdom
G3LQP   Roger Brown, 262 Fir Tree Road, Epsom KT17 3NL, England, UK
GB0SHP  P.O. Box 7469, Glasgow, G42 OYD, Scotland, UK
GM0HCQ  Mike Gloistein, 27 Stormont Way, Scone, Perthshire PH2 6SP, Scotland,
JR3HPS  Shigeru Kizaki, 130-91, Oneo, Hirono-Cho, Uji City, Kyoto, 611-0031,
JT2AN   P.O. Box 94, Dornod, Mongolia
K4WW    Shelby Summerville, 6506 Lantana Court, Louisville, KY 40229-1544,
RA2FBC  Alex Kravchenko, P.O.Box 443, Kaliningrad, 236040 Russia
SM5GMZ  Pete Arninge, Publicera Publishing Inc, P.O. Box 6105, S-102 32
         Stockholm, Sweden
SP6BOW  Augustyn Wawrzynek, P.O. Box 54, 85-613 Bydgoszcz 13, Poland
UA1PAC  Alan V. Kuz'menko, P.O. Box 88, Amderma, Nenets oblast, 166744 Russia
V73GJ   Jeff Parker, P.O. Box 1050, APO AP 96555, USA
VK4AAR  Alan Roocroft, P.O. Box 421, Gatton, QLD 4343, Australia
Z32XA   Ozren Spaskov, Sremski Front 24/7, Stip 2000, Macedonia
Z32XX   Dragan Davkovski, P.O. Box 2, Wetmore, KS 66550, USA
ZM6CL   Wairarapa NZART, P.O. Box 860, Masterton, New Zealand
ZS1ACH  Maurice Drinkwater, P.O. Box 4090, Old Oak, 7537, South Africa
ZS3BLUE P.O. Box 180, Milnerton 7435, South Africa

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