425 DX News issue #686

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                              425 DX News #686
                                26 June 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)
    3A - Gerry/IZ1DSH, Giovanni/IK1WEG and Riccardo/IZ1GDB will operate on
10-40 metres CW and SSB as 3A/homecall from Monaco on 15-18 July. QSL via home
                     calls, direct or bureau. [TNX IZ1DSH]
3D2 - Christian, EC3ADC (ex-7Q7DX) is currently active on 17, 20 and 40 metres
as 3D2EA from Viti Levu (OC-016), Fiji. He will remain there until September at
                  least. QSL via EB2AYV (P.O. Box 6208, 48012
                          Bilbao, Spain). [TNX 3D2EA]
9A - Den, 9A3FO will be active (on 40, 30, 20, 17, 15 and 12 metres only CW) as
 9A3FO/p from Pag Island (EU-170) on 1-10 July. QSL via home call, direct or bu
                               reau. [TNX F5NQL]
9Y - Look for 9Y4/KE9I, 9Y4/AJ9C and 9Y4/N9LAH to operate on 160-6 metres SSB,
        CW and digital modes from Tobago (SA-009) on 3-17 July. QSL via
                        home calls. [TNX The Daily DX]
ER - Special station ER500S will be activated from 26 June to 4 July to commemo
rate the 500th anniversary of the death of Moldavian king Stefan the Great. QSL
                 via ER1DA, either direct (Valery Metaxa, P.O.
    Box 3000, Chisinau, MD 2071,Moldova) or through the bureau. [TNX ER1DA]
O - Alain, FO5RH is going to be active (on 80-6 metres mostly CW, with some SSB
 on 14260 kHz) from the Tuamotu Islands (French Polynesia). He plans to operate
 from different locations in the Tuamotu Archipelago (OC-066), and he also hope
s to be able to go and operate from Reao (OC-238), Pukapuka (OC-062) and possib
ly Napuka (OC-094). Further details are not available so far. [TNX F6AJA and Le
                                s Nouvelles DX]
FP - A group of operators from the British Columbia DX Club (namely Dale/VE7SV;
 Andy/VE7AHA; Jason/VE7AG, Lee/VE7CC, Steve/VE7CT; Dave/VE7VR; Paul/VA7NT; Dick
/N7RO; Ramon/XE1KK and Paul/VE7AVV) will be active as FP/VE7SV from Miquelon Is
land (NA-032) from 23 October to 2 November, CQ WW SSB Contest included. The op
                              eration will be on
160-6 metres CW and SSB (other modes may be added); the team will have operatio
nal blocks of time set aside specifically for JA, VK, ZL and the Pacific - as w
ell as for other areas where working FP as a new one is particularly challengin
                        g. QSL via N7RO, either direct
     (Richard J. Moen, 2935 Plymouth Drive, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA) or
through the bureau. Please note that SWLs are requested to QSL direct only. Com
                plete details on the DXpedition can be found at
           http://www.bcdxc.org/st_pierre_miquelon.htm [TNX VE7AVV]
I - Alfredo, IK7JWX and others will operate as either IU7I/p and homecall/p fro
m Gallipoli Island (not IOTA, IIA LE-010, ARLHS ITA-270 and ITA-271) on 25 June
 and from Sant'Andrea Island (EU-091, IIA LE-001, MIA MI-100, WLHA LH-0075, ARL
HS ITA-084) on the 26th. QSL IU7I/p via IK7JWX, others via home call. [TNX IK7J
KP - Carlos, WP4U will be active from Culebra Island (NA-099) from 28 June to 1
 July. This is one of the five islands which count for the Worked Puerto Rico I
           sland Award (WPRI). QSL via home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
LA - Mario, DL5ME will operate (on 40, 30, 20, 17 and 15 metres CW and SSB) as
LA/DL5ME from Tromoy Island (EU-061) on 1-6 July. He will be joined by Guenter,
 DG3HWO, who will operate a second station. From 14 UTC on 3 July until 14 UTC
                    on the 4th they will be active operate
      on the VHF bands. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX DL5ME]
LA - Jurrien, PA0JSE will operate holiday style (on 40-6 metres with 100 watts,
 verticals or dipoles) as LA/PA0JSE from the Vesteralen (EU-033) and Lofoten (E
U-076) islands on 14-28 July. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX PA0JSE]

     OJ0 - Seppo/OH1VR, Lasse/OH0RJ and others will be active as OJ0VR and
       OJ0RJ from Market Reef (EU-053) on 8-12 July. During the IARU HF
          World Championship they will sign OJ0U. [TNX The Daily DX]
OZ - Axel, DL7VEA will operate (on 80-10 metres SSB and PSK31) as OZ7VEA from t
he islands of Fyn and Langeland (EU-172) from 17 July to 6 August. [TNX DL8AAM]

PA - Bert, ON7BWB will be active as PA/ON7BWB/P from Schouwen Duiveland (EU-146
) on 24-26 July, IOTA Contest (on all bands SSB) included. QSL via home call. [
                                  TNX ON7BWB]
SM - Kent, SM0ELV will operate as SM0ELV/5 from the island of Lilla Olson (EU-1
         77) on 23-25 July, IOTA Contest included. He plans to operate
on 10-80 metres CW, SSB and possibly digital modes, as well as on 6 metres (JO8
                               8). [TNX SM0ELV]
SV9 - A multi-operator team will participate in the IOTA Contest as J49LH from
Akra Sidheros lighthouse (ARLHS CRE-010), Crete (EU-015). QSL to the Radio Amat
eur Society of Crete (P.O. Box 1390, Iraklion 71110, Crete, Greece). [TNX SV9AN
TK - OK1FKL, OK1PGS, OK1JFH, OK1TIC and possibly OK1MCS will be active as TK/OK
5DX/p from Cap Corse (JN42QX), Corsica from 24 June to 5 July. They will focus
on the July VHF/UHF Contest, but they will operate also on the HF bands. No act
ivity on 6 metres. Further information at http://www.qsl.net/ok1ofm [TNX F5NQL]

UA - The operators from Litke Island (AS-089) [425DXN 684] are now active as RI
          9KM (and not RK9KWK/p as previously announced). [TNX UA9KM]
UA - RL3AA, UA3DX, UA6CW, RK6CZ, RW6HJV left on 23 June for a 2-week expedition
 to the Sea of Okhotsk. Depending on local conditions, they will operate as RI0
IMA from 25 June to 5 July with two or three stations equipped with beams and a
mplifiers. Their main target is Matykil' Island in Shelikhova Bay (AS-???), but
 during the second weekend they might be active also from Novaya Inya (whose IO
TA status is still to be verified) in the Sea of Okhotsk Coast North group (AS-
                  ???). QSL via UA3DX. [TNX G3ZAY and UA6CW]
UA - RA3NAN, RZ3EC, RZ0OA, RW0OO and RN0CT will operate as RI0CM from the Malmi
nskiye Islands (Sea of Okhotsk Coast North group, AS-???) starting on 15 July f
or at least one week. They plan to have two stations with amplifiers. QSL via R
                       Z3EC (Russian stations only) and
     IZ8CCW (rest of the world). Further information will be available at
http://www.mdxc.org/ri0cm; donations to help cover costs will be gratefully rec
            eived (please contact Andy, RZ3EM at rz3em@yandex.ru).
                                 [TNX IZ8CCW]
V4 - Andrei, NC2N/EW1AR (ex NP3D) will operate (on all bands RTTY, CW and SSB)
as NC2N/V44 from Nevis Island (NA-104) on 5-12 July, IARU Contest included. QSL
 via W3HNK. Andrei says he devotes this expedition "to the 60th anniversary of
                           the liberation of my home
country, Belarus" during World War II. Special awards will be available for tho
se who will work him on six more different band/modes (send application and 2 U
                       SD direct to NC2N); for eight or
more band/modes the award will be free of charge. Special prizes will be sent t
           o the five stations with the most band/modes. [TNX NC2N]
VE - Carl, VE3ZCO will be operating as VY0CQ from the Canadian Arctic from 30 J
une to 25 August. Carl and his colleagues are geologists and research is the fi
                 rst priority at their camp (location shown at
http://www.vy0cq.ca). Amateur radio operations will be restricted to free time
           when not working; it is anticipated that 20m will be the
band of choice. QSL to VY0CQ (Carl Ozyer, 1086 Dalhousie Drive, London, ON N6K
1M7, Canada). If you choose to QSL direct, please enclose a SAE and 2 USD or 1
                       IRC to cover postage. [TNX VY0CQ]
W - Paul, N3LLT will be active on 20 metres SSB as N3LLT/p from various islands
 in the North Carolina State East Group (NA-067) between 26 June and 2 July. Da
ys, times and islands will vary, but will most likely be in the late evening (1
                      -4 UTC). QSL via home call, direct
                            or bureau. [TNX VA3RJ]
W - Rick, KV4DJ will be active (on 20 and 40 metres CW and SSB) from Hatteras I
           sland (NA-067) from 26 June to 2 July. He may also get a
chance to activate Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (USA-561) once or twice during the
week. This will be a family vacation, but Rick will try to get on the air as of
                   ten as possible, even low power from the
                     beach. QSL via home call. [TNX KV4DJ]
W - K7BV, NW5E, KC4PX, N4IS and W5OZI will operate as K4T from Fort Jefferson S
tate Park in the Dry Tortugas (NA-079) from 27 June to 1 July. QSL via KC4PX. [
                              TNX OPDX Bulletin]
   YU - Rodja, YZ1AA is active as YZ80A to celebrate the 80th anniversary of
the first amateur radio activity by radio club YU1AFS. QSL via home call. [TNX
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QSL CS2004REP ---> Bureau cards for special event station CS2004REP [425DXN 681
] can be requested on-line at http://www.rep.pt (where logs are also available)
. The ordinary QSL route is via CT1REP, by the bureau or direct to R.E.P. Award
   /Contest Manager, P.O. Box 483, 1112 Lisboa Codex, Portugal. [TNX CT1END]
QSL J87AB ---> Carlos Fonseca, CT1GFQ says he is receiving cards for J87AB "fro
m all over the world", but he is not the QSL manager for J87AB. Mike (ZL3AX, J8
7AB, G0GPX) is now settled in New Zealand and cards should be sent direct only
to Mike Wise, 116A Charles St, Kaiapoi, New Zealand. QSL VIA DK2ZF ---> Rolf re
ports he has received the 3D2ZF, T30ZF and V73ZF cards from the printer; the th
e first batch of direct QSLs will be mailed on 2 July. UK DX CONTEST ---> The S
cottish-Russian ARS invites the radio amateurs all over the world to participat
e in the UK DX CW Contest (to be held on 25-26 June, from 14 UTC to 14 UTC) and
 in the UK DX RTTY Contest (to be held on 10-11 July, from 12 UTC to 12 UTC). T
he objective of the contests is to establish as many contacts as possible betwe
en radio amateurs around the world and radio amateurs in UK on 160, 80, 40, 20,
 15 and 10 metres. Full information is available at http://www.srars.org/ukdxc.
                     htm [TNX MM0DFV, mm0dfv@scotham.net]

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                           Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile IK8MRA

  LOGS: On-line logs for FO/ON4AXU's recent operations from French Polynesia,
          the Marquesas and the Austral Islands are now available at
                    http://www.qsl.net/on4axu [TNX ON4AXU]

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                            Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile IK8MRA

=================================================================== CALL MANAGE
                          R CALL MANAGER CALL MANAGER
                  3D2AM K1ER (a) GB8CC G0SSC TU2/F5PTM F5PTM
                    3Z0BLY SP2PMW GH8KGC G3OCA UA0AZ W3HNK
                4N1A YU1FJK (b) HF110TG SP9PTG UE1AAA/P UA1ANA
                   4N200A 4N1A HG2004HUN HA1CW UE1NIV UA1NDX
                    4N600A 4N1A HG3UHU HA3MQ UE1SSD/3 UA1RJ
                   5B4AHI RA3AMG HL0C/4 HL0C UE3EDA/3 RZ3EC
                    5H3EE DL4SM HS0ZCW K4VUD UE3MFU RK3MWI
                   5V7AD WG9J IF9/IQ8BI IZ8CLM UE3SDA RU3SD
                    6W7FZ DK6ZZ II5MD IK5DND UE4HFC/P RW4HO
                    7Q7MT NU5O II7ANT IZ7AUH UE4LKW UA4LCH
                    9M2TK JA7IV IR1CL IK1AWV UE4LPR UA4LCH
                   A71EM EA7FTR IR1PL IW1RHG UE4NKI/P RW4NW
                    CE0/AC3A AC3A JW7AT LA7AT UE6EWX RW6HKF
                     CO2KK W5WP JW7XM LA7XM UT7UZZ/p UT3UZ
                    CQ14HZE DL8HCZ KH0N JA6CNL V44KJ WB2TSL
                     CQ44NH CT4NH KP2AA K7JA V85SS JA4ENL
                 CS2004ARL CT6ARL LZ2TU WB2RAJ VO2/AB5EB N6AWD
                  CS2004RVM CT1RVM M0SDX UT2UB VO2/AD5A N6AWD
                      CS94EE CT3EE OD5UE IZ8CCW VP2E N5AU
                   CS94MD CT3MD OD5UJ YO3FRI VP2EREM WB2REM
                    CU34AA CU3AA ON77KTK ON5GK VU3JRA DJ3KR
                      CU34EJ CU3EJ OZ0MS DH8BQA W4V W4DAI
                   D90HE/5 DS2GOO PJ2MI W2CQ WK3D/AH0 JF2MBF
                   ED1RAV EA1EG R3ARS/P RA3AKF XU7TZG ON4AJV
                     ED1SEM EA1AUM RI9KM UA4RC YA0J JG1OWV
                     ED3TCT EA3EVR RK6YYA RV6YZ YA0Y DL5SE
                      ED4MAD EA4RCU S9SS N4JR YA1D JG1OWV
                    ED6MPC EA6ZX SK0HS/5 SM0MPV YI1AK AD5W
                     ED6TDC EA6SB SN1LH SP3VT YI9KT SP8HKT
                     ED7AAF EA7BQC SO1CC DL1CC YI9MC N2OO
                     ED7MCM EA7CFU ST2DX PA7FM YI9MD W6OAT
                     ED8GCR EA8AKN ST2T S57DX YI9WRV W3HNK
                     EJ7NET EI6FR SV0XAO DJ5JH YM2ZF UT2UB
                     EM5U UT2UB T44I CO2WL YT0T YU1FJK (b)
                     EP4HR I2MQP TA2ZF UT2UB YU0HST YU1AST
                   F5KAI/P F8DKG TM0GP F5KCH YZ1V YU1AAV (b)
                     FM5WD W3HNK TM6OCH F6KFW ZA1DX OH2BH
                      FO5RH F2HE TM7BDX F8BBL ZK1VVV W7VV
                   G4WFQ/HI9 G3SWH TM7OAA F6KAT ZP6CW ZP6CU
                    GB2MOF GM4UYZ TT8FC EA4AHK ZX7AA PS7KC

                       (a) 2004 activity (b) in contest

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                            Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile IK8MRA

CP4BT Claus Braun, Casilla 26, Tupiza, Bolivia
CT1CSY Carlos Cortes, P.O. Box 9, 1885-998 Moscavide, Portugal CT4NH Luis Sutil
 Teixeira, Rua Visconde Moreira de Rey 3, 2790-162 Carnaxide, Portugal CT6ARL A
ssociacao de Radioamadores do Distrito de Leiria, P.O. Box 296,
2404-002 Leiria, Portugal HL0C Hanyang University Wave Research Club, C.P.O. Bo
x 4397, Seoul 100-643, Korea JA6CNL Northern Kyushu DX Club, P.O. Box 11, Yahat
a, Kitakyushu, 805-8691 Japan N1TO Ed Koerner, 1517 Dewitt Lane, Sebastian, FL
32958, USA
N6AWD Fred K. Stenger, 6000 Hesketh Dr., Bakersfield, CA 93309, USA
RA3XR Serge Konoplev, P.O. Box 5015, Obninsk-5, 249035 Russia
S57DX Slavko Celarc, Ob Igriscu 8, 1360 Vrhnika, Slovenia
UA3YH Nick Makarov, Blokhintzeva St 11-15, Obninsk, 249033 Russia
UT2UB Andrej Lyakin, P.O. Box 99, Kyiv-10, 01010 Ukraine UT3UZ Alex Arbuzov, P.
O. Box 240, Kiev-232, 02232 Ukraine W9IMS Indianapolis Motor Speedway ARC, P.O.
 Box 18495, Indianapolis, IN
46218-0495, USA
WB2RAJ Kash Kashdin, 4591 West Overlook Drive, Williamsville, NY 14221, USA


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