425 DX News issue #700

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                              425 DX News #700
                               2 October 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)

3D2    - After being active as ZK1APX from the South Cook Islands, Rick, AI5P
          will operate as 3D2PX from Fiji on 3-10 October. QSL via AI5P.  [TNX
4X     - Special station 4Z0V will be active until 9 October during the  Wine
          Festival at Rishon Le Zion, Israel. QSL via 4Z4KX. [TNX 4Z4KX]
FH     - Andre, ZS6WPX has cancelled his 1-13 October operation from  Mayotte
          [425DXN 699].
FR     - Bert, PA3GIO will operate (on 10-80 metres SSB) as FR/PA3GIO/p  from
          Reunion Island  (AF-016) on  2-11 October.  QSL via  home call  (for
          bureau cards please use the  QSL request form  on Bert's website  at
          http://www.pa3gio.nl/). [TNX PA3GIO]
I      - The Amateur  Radio Team  of RAI  (the  Italian TV  and  Broadcasting
          Corporation) will operate as  II0RAI and II9RAI  on 2-10 October  to
          celebrate the 80th  anniversary of the  first radio broadcasting  (6
          October 1924). QSL  via IK0ZRR, bureau  or direct.  The RAI  Amateur
          Radio Team's web site is at
          [TNX IT9BLB]
JA     - Look for JA2ZL/6 to operate on  10-40 metres SSB, CW, RTTY and  SSTV
          from Kobama Island (AS-024) on 1-7 October. QSL via JA2ZL, direct or
          bureau. [TNX JI6KVR]
JA     - Look for Kenji, JA4GXS/4 to operate again (on 15, 20, 30, 40 and  80
          meters SSB  and CW)  from No-shima  (AS-117, JIIA-AS-117-110)  on  3
          October. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX JI6KVR]
JD1_mt - Look for  Itokazu,  JR6TYH/JD1  to  operate  from  Minami  Torishima
          (OC-073) until 20  December. He has  an antenna  for 10,  15 and  20
          metres. QSL via bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
OZ     - Detlev, DL1RTW will be operate from Bornholm Island (EU-030) on  2-8
          October. QSL via the bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
PY0_fni- Joca, PS7JN is active as PY0F/PS7JN from Fernando de Noronha (SA-03)
          QSL via PS7JN.
S7     - Willi, DJ7RJ and Klaus, DJ4SO will  operate as S79RJ and S79SO  from
          the Seychelles on 3-22 October. They plan to operate on 40-6  metres
          CW, SSB,  RTTY and  PSK31, and  will try  to get  permission for  80
          metres. On 40  metres the are  allowed to operate  between 7050  and
          7100 kHz. [TNX DJ7RJ]
T9     - Pietro, IZ4AQL will be active as  T98AQL until late March 2005.  QSL
          via home call, preferably via the bureau. Direct requests should  be
          sent to Pietro Rapisarda, Via Del  Bracciante 6, 40012 Calderara  di
          Reno - BO, Italy. [TNX IZ4AQL]
TJ     - DL7UFR, DL7KL, DL7DF, DL4WK,  DK1BT and SP3DOI  will operate on  all
          modes as TJ3SP and TJ3FR  from Cameroon on  6-20 October. They  will
          have four stations  with three linear  amplifiers and  a variety  of
          antennas. QSL  via DL7DF,  direct (Sigi  Presch,  Wilhelmsmuehlenweg
          123, D-12621  Berlin, Germany)  or  bureau. Further  information  at
TK     - Ernesto/I2FUG, Oscar/IK2AQZ, Giovanni/IK2JYT  and Mario/IW2HUZ  will
          operate on HF  and VHF from  Corsica on 2-8  October. Side trips  to
          EU-100 (Cerbicales Islands) and  EU-164 (Corsica's Coastal  Islands)
          are being planned.  QSL  via  home calls,  direct  or bureau.  [TNX
VE     - Bruce, KD6WW reports  he plans to  operate on 40,  30 and 20  metres
          from the Belcher  Islands (VY0,  NA-196) on  17-22 November  weather
VK0_ant- Finn, VK0DX (VK4LL - OZ2QK) is currently active  from the Australian
          Antarctic Base Davis, Princess Elizabeth Land (AN-016; VK-03 for the
          Antarctica Award). Finn will remain there until December and is very
          active on CW.  QSL to  VK0DX, GPO Box 1544, Brisbane 4001, Australia
          (proceeds beyond return postage will be donated to charity). Further
          information at http://www.qsl.net/vk0dx/ [TNX IZ8CGS]

PACIFIC TRIP --->  Ulli, DL2AH will  operate (on 10-20  metres SSB, RTTY  and
PSK31) as T30KU from Tarawa (OC-017), West Kiribati on 9-18 October and  from
Funafuti (OC-015), Tuvalu (callsign not provided)  on 20-24 October. QSL  via
DL2AH, direct or bureau. [TNX NG3K]

PACIFIC TRIP ---> After participating in the 9-23 October operation from Lord
Howe [425DXN 699], Carlo, IK6CAC and Elvira, IV3FSG will visit New  Caledonia
and Vanuatu. They will operate as FK/IK6CAC (QSL via home call) and FK/IV3FSG
(QSL via IK3GES) from 26 October to 5  November; plans are to be active  from
OC-032, OC-079 (Belep Islands, from 28  October to 2 November) and  possibily
from OC-033. On 5-13 November they will be active from Vanuatu (callsigns  to
be issued upon arrival). [TNX IK6CAC]

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

CE0ZIS QRT ---> Eliazar, CE0ZIS left  Juan Fernandez four months ago and  now
lives near  Valparaiso,  on  mainland  Chile.  There  are  no  amateur  radio
operators on Juan Fernandez at the moment. [TNX CE6TBN]

CS7T VIDEO  --->  The  Berlenga  Island  (EU-040)  DXpedition  professionally
produced DVD is now available from Jose, EA1OS (ocv@wanadoo.es) [TNX CT1EEB]

DXCC NEWS ---> The following operations are approved for DXCC credit:
5X2A                Uganda   3-22 August 2004
5X4CM (5X4/KH9AE)   Uganda   6 September 2004 - 1 September 2005

FW8FP ---> "I have had a  few enquiries regarding  this station being  active
over the last week or so", Bill Horner, VK4FW says. "This is a pirate,  don't
waste your time QSLling".

HZ1AB QRT ---> The Dhahran Amateur Radio Club (http://www.qsl.net/hz1ab/) has
gone QRT  after  58 years.  "The  new licensing  authority  has by  mid  2004
re-issued the  call",  Thomas Carlsson,  SM0CXU  reports,  "and  new  Station
License requirements  make it  necessary to  terminate  all activity  on  the
bands". QSL cards can be still sent to Leo, K8PYD.

QSL IY6GM ---> All of the contacts made with this Marconian station in August
are being confirmed automatically via the bureau. For those who need a direct
card, the QSL manager is I6GFX.

QSL VIA IV3NCC ---> Marco, IV3NCC says that the QSL cards for his  operations
from Oman (AS-112 included) and Albania should be sent direct only to:  Marco
Tuniz, Via Savoia 18, 34079 Staranzano - GO, Italy.

QSL VIA W5WP --->  David, W5WP is  the QSL manager  for 5X4CM and  5X4/KH9AE.
Cards cen be sent either direct (W. David Paperman, 19266 Sims, Cleveland, TX
77328-6205, USA) or  via the bureau.  "At this time  I do not  use LOTW",  he
says, as "I do not have the time to  reconfigure the email logs to meet  LOTW
requirements". Please place the call of the station somewhere on the envelope
as he is also the manager for CO2KK.

QSL YC9YKI --->  Bachrun, YC9YKI lives  on Yapen Island  (OC-147). QSL  cards
yould be sent to YB9BU (SAE + IRC, no green stamps please), who has Bachrun's
logs for 1998 onwards. [TNX YB9BU]

SP DX CLUB ---> The SP DX Club annual meeting will take place on 8-10 October
near Bydgoszcz (about 300km north of Warsaw). Andrea, IK1PMR will present the
T33C DXpedition slides and video. Details  can be obtained from Tom,  SP5CCC.

VK7BC QRT ---> Frank Beech, VK7BC  (ex G3PVL, ex VK3AIC/MM) announces he  has
surrendered his licence and ceased amateur radio activities permanently since
25 September.

+ SILENT KEY + The Daily  DX reports the passing of  Ralph Ward, Z22JD,  "was
well known in Zimbabwe as both  a DXer and  an antenna manufacturer".  Please
note that "his  logs will be  closed and any  QSL requests  will be  returned
stamped SILENT KEY, as per the request of Ralph before his passing".

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

AF-019:        Pictures  of  the  recent IG9/IZ8CGS operation from  Lampedusa
                Island can be seen at http://www.mdxc.org/ig9_iz8cgs
ANTARCTICA:    A  nice  map  of  Antarctica,  published  by  the   Australian
                Antarctic Division, can be seen on the Mediterraneo DX  Club's
                web site (www.mdxc.org/antarctica).  Antarctica Award  Manager
                IZ8CGS says that it will be sent as a free of charge bonus  to
                those who request the AA certificate.
7W0AD:         The web  page  for the  2-9  October  operation  from  Algeria
                [425DXN 698] is at http://www.ure.es/7w0ad/7w0ad.htm
PG5M:          Gerben,  PG5M  has  updated  his  web  site  (www.dx.to)  with
                information on his  recent activity from  SV9, as  well as  on
                PJ2/PG5M (2003) and 9Q5MA (1985). QSL cards for SV9/PG5M  will
                be ready in a couple of weeks. [TNX PG5M]
PICS:          Pictures of the recent HF-DX Convention in Bologna (Italy) are
                available at www.ik1pmr.com/vari/bologna-2004/
QSL GALLERIES: An impressive collection  of 2000+ QSL  cards is available  on
                Les Nouvelle DX's  web site. Six  different galleries  include
                cards for each of  the 58 deleted  DXCC entities (400+  QSLs),
                obsolete prefixes (800+  QSLs), Antarctic bases  (300 QSLs)  &
                TAAF  (Terres  Australes  and   Antarctiques  Francaises,  190
                QSLs), pre-1945 countries (200+ QSLs) and French  Departments.
                Several cards  are  still needed  and  your  participation  is
                welcome - please visit http://LesNouvellesDX.free.fr and  send
                send your comments to LesNouvellesDX@free.fr [TNX F6AJA]

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
4E72BP      DU1BP       FP/DK8XT    DK8XT       SI9AM       SM3CVM
4S7ARG      JA3ARJ      GB2BF       G4DFI       SP0DIG      SP5CJQ
4S7AVG      JA3AVO      GB2LI       G3YBT       ST2NH       EA7FTR
4S7CHG      JA3CHS      GB3RN       G0VIX       SU8BHI      HA3JB
4S7DBG      JA3DBD      HA160PT     HA5KHC      SV9/PG5M    PG5M
4S7DSG      JI3DST      HC8N        W5UE        SY1APG      SV1BKN
4S7DUG      JQ3DUE      HF50KW      SP2CYK      SY9Y        SV9FBM
4S7DYG      JL3DYW      HG2004HUN   HA1CW       T32NCC      N6GDS
4S7FXG      JG2GFX      HS72B       E20NTS      TC2K4J      TA3YJ
4S7GGG      JA3ART      II1TPG      IZ1CCE      TI2VW       EA7FTR
4S7IJG      JH3IJY      IR0SN       IZ0BTV      TM5FKB      F5PKD
4S7JKG      JG3JKG      J45DX       HA4DX       TM6OBG      F6KSV
4S7KCG      JH3KCW      J45HW       HA0HW       TM6OSE      F5LGQ
4S7LSG      JH3DSS      J49XB       DJ9XB       TM8POR      F8ADJ
4S7OMG      JA3OMA      J70SWD      SM0CCM      TU2OJ       F5IPW
4S7QHG      JR3QHQ      J79XBI      SM0XBI      TY5M        PA7FM
4S7TAG      JA3TJA      JW5X        LA5X        UE1ZLH      RZ1ZZZ
4S7UJG      JA3UJR      JW6RHA      LA6RHA      UE3DZS      RK3FV
4S7VEG      JH3VEJ      JW7VW       LA7VW       UE3YGA      RV3YR
4S7XCG      JN3XCZ      JW7XK       LA7XK       UE6FBR      RN6FJ
4S7YHG      JA3HXJ      JW8AW       LA8AW       UE6FNA      RK6HWM
4S7YJG      JM3INF      JW9DL       LA9DL       V31LZ       LZ3RZ
7W0AD       EA4URE      K5R         W5UE        V44NK       W3HNK (c)
7X5JF       DJ8QP       K7ASU/KH9   K7ASU       V51KC       WD4AWO
8S7A        W3HNK       KH2E        JE1HJA      V63BBQ      JA0VSH
9G5JH       PA0CJH      KH2T        JL1EAN      V63KZ       JA0VSH
9H0VRZ      PB0ZR       KH7X        K2PF        V63MP       JG0PBJ
9H3S        PA3HGP      LR7F        EA5KB       V63SC       JM1LBO
9H3ZQ       DF7JP       LU7FJ       EA5KB       V73VE       JF1OCQ
9K50KAC     9K2QA       LX/PA6Z     PA1K        VI6175WA    VK6NE
A61AR       UA6MF       LX5A        LX1RQ       VK1AA/4     VE3EXY
B1Z         EA7FTR      LX8M        LX1ER       VP5/AH6HY   AH6HY
C93Q        VK4VB       MS0WRC/P    G0MTD       VP9KK       K1EFI
CO6WD       W0SA        OD5UE       IZ8CCW      W4D         WA4AA
CT9R        EA2RY       OH0B        OH2BH       WA6WPG/P    WA6WPG
ED1HDC      EA1AAA      OH0I        OH3BHL      XR2G        XQ1IDM
ED7TDV/EA1  EA7ANM      ON430MD     ON5UY       XU7ACQ      KF0RQ
ED8TFA      EA8URE      ON60E       ON4CHK      XU7ACR      KF0RQ
ED9SAC      EA7DA       ON60Z       ON7ZT       XU7TZG      ON4AJV
EK3GM       DK6CW       P3B         RA3AMG      YB0AJR      OK1JN
EM0ITU      UT3UZ       PJ4/K9MDO   K9MDO  (a)  YC0IEM/9    IZ8CCW
EM250V      UR7VA       PJ4/K9MDO   W9NJB  (b)  YC4FIJ      YB9BU
EX8MLE      IK2QPR      PJ4/N2WB    N2OO        YC8RRK      YB9BU
EY8MM       K1BV        PJ4/W9ILY   W9ILY       YI1OM       IK2DUW
FG/FR1AN    N5FTR       RK3IWT/P    RV3IL       YI9KT       SP8HKT
FK/KF4TUG   OM2SA       RZ3BY/0     UA3DX       YI9QWO      K5QWO
FO/I1SNW    I1SNW       S21B        KX7YT       YJ0XX       W6YOO
FO/IT9EJW   IT9EJW      S92BWW      CT1BWW      Z33F        IZ8FWN
FO/IT9YRE   IT9YRE      S92LZ       CT1EFV      ZD8RH       G4DBW
FP/DK6XR    DK6XR       SF30A       SM5AQD      ZK1APX      AI5P

(a) bureau     (b) direct     (c) 10-11 July 2004 only

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

CT1BWW  Manuel A. C. Marques, P.O. Box 41, 2780-901 Oeiras, Portugal
DK8XT   Martin Groth, Kirchwerder Elbdeich 165A, D-21037 Hamburg, Germany
G0MTD   Stephen Topping, 7 Beckstone Close, Harrington, Workington, Cumbria
         CA14 5QR, England, UK
G4OBK   Phil Catterall, Wayside, Lendales Lane, Pickering, YO18 8EE England
HA3JB   Kutasi Gabor, P.O. Box 243, H-8601 Siofok, Hungary
I1SNW   Claudio Scaglia, P.O. Box 161, 14100 Asti - AT, Italy
IT9EJW  Alfio Bonanno, P. O. Box 18, 95028 Valverde - CT, Italy
IT9YRE  Ferdinando Rubino, P.O. Box 30, 96012 Avola - SR, Italy
IZ1CCE  Carlo Sobrito, Via I Maggio 9, 10051 Avigliana - TO, Italy
JA4GXS  Kenji Sasaki, 2-15 Ishikannon-cho, Yamaguchi, 753-0038 Japan
JK1EBA  Akira Hasegawa, 3702-3 Yamato-city, Kanagawa, 242-0024 Japan
JM1YGG  Mitsubishi Electric Tokyo Amateur Radio Club, 2-2-3 Marunouchi,
         Tokyo, 100-8310 Japan
PG5M    Gerben A. Menting, Waezenburglaan 104, 9351 HG Leek, The Netherlands
RV3YR   Victor Borodin, P.O. Box 1, Bryansk-27, 241027 Russia
SM5AQD  Hakan Eriksson, Hovgarden, SE 740 10 Almunge, Sweden
SV9FBM  Stelios Angelakis, P.O. Box 113, GR-72200 Ierapetra, Greece
TA3YJ   Nilay Mine Aydogmus, P.O. Box 876, 35214 Izmir, Turkey
UT3UZ   Alex Arbuzov, P.O. Box 240, Kiev-232, 02232, Ukraine

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