425 DX News issue #736

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                              425 DX News #736
                                11 June 2005
                          Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH

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                          ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile IK8MRA

                      >>> PETER I ISLAND 2006 * 3Y0X <<<

In a press release dated 9 June,  Ralph Fedor (K0IR) and Bob Allphin  (K4UEE)
announced that  "contracts have  been signed  with two  Chilean companies  to
provide a vessel  and helicopter for  the DXpedition to  Peter I,  Antarctica
during January/February 2006.   The  actual dates  of the  operation will  be
released on or about September 1,  2005, but the general  time frame will  be
between January 16 and the end of February, 2006".
Nine stations will be active as 3Y0X on all bands and modes; it is the team's
objective to  be at  Peter I  for a  minimum of  two weeks,  with the  actual
operating time to be determined by weather and set-up time.
Most of the members of the 2005 team will participate in the 2006 DXpedition,
but there are several slots  available for new  team members. Contact  either
K4UEE (mallphin@aol.com) or K0IR (rfedor@cloudnet.com) for more information.
The team will be putting up  approximately 70% of the DXpedition's  expenses,
but  additional  contributions  from  sponsors  are  being  sought.  Detailed
instructions  on  how  to  contribute  to  the  operation  can  be  found  at
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9A      - Special event  station  9A10KC is  active  through  31  December  to
          celebrate the 10th  anniversary of the  Community for the  Technical
          Culture of the City of Koprivnica. QSL via 9A7K. [TNX F5NQL]
EA      - Josep/EA3GM, Rafael/EA3QA, Mai/EA3EGC and Miquel/EC3AMR will operate
          as ED3MED from Isla Meda Grande (EU-078, DIE E-001) on 19 June. They
          will be active in the Spanish Islands (DIE) Contest on 40 metres SSB
          and CW. QSL via EA3RCG. [TNX VA3RJ]
GM      - Lorraine, MM0BCR  will operate  from a  couple of  Scottish  islands
          during the weekend.  Look for her  from Crammond Island  on 11  June
          (from around 9 UTC until around 13 UTC) and Ardwall Island, Isles of
          Fleet on 12 June (from around  7 UTC until around  11 UTC). QSL  via
          home call, direct or bureau. [TNX GM3VLB]
GM      - Geoff, G0PFH will  operate on 20  and 40  metres SSB  as GS2UG  from
          Great Cumbrae Island (EU-123) on 14-15 June. QSL via home call. [TNX
GM      - Peter (MM5PSL),  Roger  (MM1FJM),  Lars  (DF1LON/MM0LON)  and  Georg
          (DL1ECG/MM0ECG) will participate in the IOTA Contest as MM0ECG  from
          Eshaness Lighthouse on Shetland Mainland  (EU-012). QSL via  DL1ECG,
          direct or bureau.  Expect some activity  also before  and after  the
          contest. [TNX DL1ECG]
HB0     - Bon,  DK1EAW  reports   he  will  be   active  as  HB0/DK1EAW   from
          Liechtenstein on 22-23 June. He plans to be operate mainly CW on the
          HF and VHF bands. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.
I       - Alfredo, IK7JWX  reports  that IR7LH/p  will  be used  from  various
          Italian lighthouses between now and 31 December. Expect activity  to
          take place mainly during the weekends; the operators will be Alfredo
          himself and Vincenzo, I7PXV (CW). QSL via IK7JWX, bureau or direct.
I       - ARI Versilia will activate special event station II5MD on 10-12 June
          for the "Meucci  Day". Antonio Meucci  was recognized  as the  first
          inventor of  the telephone  by the  United States  Congress, in  its
          resolution 269 dated 11 June 2002. [TNX Info Radio by I1SCL]
I       - The Egadi DX Team will operate from Santa Maria Island (EU-166,  IIA
          TP-020) on 18-19  June. During  the weekends  in July  plans are  to
          operate from Isola Grande (EU-166, IIA  TP-021) and, sea  conditions
          permitting, from Scogli Porcelli (EU-054, IIA TP-008). All QSLs  via
          IT9FXY. [TNX IT9FXY]
I       - Look for IZ7AUH/p,  IZ7FLP/p and  IZ7FLQ/p to  operate from  Taranto
          Vecchia (not  IOTA, IIA  TA-004) on  22 June  and from  Isola  della
          Scogliera (not IOTA, IIA LE-019)  on the 27th.  QSL via home  calls,
          direct or bureau. [TNX IZ7AUH]
I       - IK8UND, IK8HCG and IK8TEO  will join Virgilio,  IC8OZM for the  IOTA
          Contest. The  will be  signing IC8OZM  from  the island  of  Procida
          (EU-031). QSL via home call. [TNX IC8OZM]
JA      - Look for JA1KJW/8, JJ1JGI/8, JK1EBA/8 and  7N4AGB/8 to operate  from
          Rebun Island  (AS-147,  JIIA AS-147-006)  on  15-18  June  and  from
          Rishiri Island (AS-147, JIIA AS-147-007) on 18-21 June. QSL via home
          calls, direct or bureau. [TNX JI6KVR]
KH0     - JA6CNL and JA6AGA will operate as KH0N and WH0C from Saipan (OC-086)
          on 18-22 June. Outside the All-Asian DX Contest they will operate on
          the WARC  bands and  160 metres  CW (1820/1910  KHz). QSL  via  home
          calls. [TNX The Daily DX]
KH2     - Yoshi, JE2EHP reports he will be  active on 160-6 metres SSB and  CW
          as K1HP/KH2 from  Guam (OC-026)  on 17-19  June. QSL  via bureau  to
OZ      - Jakob, OZ7AEI reports  he plans to  operate on 20  and 40 metres  as
          OZ7AEI/p from three EU-171 islands - namely Jegindo (NJ-006),  Agero
          (NJ-018) and Mors (NJ-002) - on 16 June starting around 7 UTC.
SM      - Martin, SM0DTK will operate as SM0DTK/1 from Gotland Island (EU-020)
          between 18 June and 28 August. [TNX SM0DTK]
SV      - Thanks to the help provided by  Spiros, SV8CS, Daniele, IK0REH  will
          operate on 10-80 metres  CW and SSB  as SV8/IK0REH/p from  Zakynthos
          (EU-052) from 15 June to 5  July. QSL via home call, preferably  via
          the bureau. [TNX IK0REH]
TA      - Dov, 4Z4DX will be active as TA4/4Z4DX from Antalya, Turkey on 11-14
          June. He  also  hopes to  go  and operate  from  one of  the  AS-115
          islands. QSL via home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
TK      - Bon, DK1EAW will participate  in the IOTA  Contest as TK/DK1EAW  (CW
          only, 24h) from Corsica (EU-014). Prior to contest activity he  will
          also be QRV on the WARC bands. QSL via home call, direct or  bureau.
          [TNX DK1EAW]
UA      - RW0LC, RW0LBM and RU0LM will operate as RK0LWP/0 from Opasnij Island
          (RRA New) on 10-12 June. QSL via RU0LM. [TNX RW0LBM]
UA      - Ten operators from  the Starosherbinovskaya  ARC will  be active  as
          RW6AWW/p from Sazalniksky Lighthouse (ARLHS ERU-174, RLE-026 for the
          Russian Lighthouse Award) on 11-12  June. They plan  to run both  CW
          and SSB with two stations on the air. QSL via RW6CW. [TNX RW6CW]
UA      - Weather permitting, a group of operators  will be active (on 40,  20
          and possibly  17 and  15 metres)  as UE0ISL  from either  Zav'yalova
          (AS-059) or Nedorazumeniya  Island (AS-059) on  11-13 June.  Another
          trip to this group is being planned in July. [TNX RRA/WRC Bulletin]
UA      - Vlad, RZ1OA  and Dima,  UA1OLM will  be active  from Kumbysh  Island
          (EU-153, RRA 02-42)  on 12-14 June  . QSL via  RZ1OA (Vlad  Sadakov,
          P.O. Box 48, Arkhangelsk, 163040, Russia). [TNX RZ1OA]
UA      - RN1NA, RA6LBS, RK3FA and UA6BGB plan to operate as UE1NLO from a few
          islands (not IOTA, RRA-New)  located in Lake  Ladoga on 14-20  June.
          [TNX RRA/WRC Bulletin]
VE      - Doug, VA7DP has  been granted permission  to operate  as VA7YVET  to
          commemorate the "Year of the  Veteran" from 4  June through 4  July.
          QSl direct only to VA7DP.
VE      - Pete, VE3IKV will operate on 6 metres as VD2X from Zone 2 (Labrador)
          in early  July. The  purpose of  his travel  is  to study  the  high
          latitude sporadic-E propagation in North  America and the  influence
          of the proximity of the geomagnetic  North Pole. QSL via home  call.
          The special  callsign commemorates  the  100th anniversary  of  Mina
          Hubbard's trek across Labrador (http://www.mina2005.ca/mwm/2) and it
          will be be operational between 15 June and 15 July. QSL via  VE3IKV.
          [TNX VA3RJ]
W       - Bill, N8PW  will  be  active as  N8PW/1  from  Mount  Desert  Island
          (NA-055) on 13-18 June. He plans  to operate as time permits on  40,
          20 and 17 metres SSB and CW. QSL via home call. [TNX VA3RJ]
W       - Kyle/W4KTF, Jim/KI4FVT  and Sandra/KI4HVG  will  be active  on  40-6
          metres SSB as homecall/p from Emerald  Isle (NA-112) on 12-19  June.
          QSL all calls via W4KTF. [TNX VA3RJ]

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

425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE  ---> The latest  issue (May 2005)  is now available  in
.pdf format at http://www.425dxn.org/monthly/. It includes  the story of  the
expedition to the Salut  Islands (TO7C), the  latestinformation on the  KP1-5
Project and "The Way We Were" (a selection of information published by 425DXN
ten years ago), as well as  the usual features  and several images.  Articles
and pictures should be sent to Nicola Baldresca, IZ3EBA (iz3eba@libero.it).

10M CONTEST ---> The third edition of the 10 Meter Italian Contest, sponsored
by the Mediterraneo DX Club (http://www.mdxc.org/contestitalia.asp), will  be
held on 25-26 June. Participation is limited to Italian amateurs only.

DXCC NEWS --->  The following operation  is approved for  DXCC credit:  HZ1EX
(Saudi Arabia) from 27 October 2004 through 31 December 2005.

QSL TT8M & TT8AMO ---> All of TT8M cards have been answered, except for a few
'problem' cards. Dennis, PA7FM expects the  TT8AMO cards from the printer  in
the upcoming week, and he will try clear the bakclog before the end of  June.
Pierre, TT8AMO will be  in Chad for  about one more  week before leaving  the
country for a well deserved break.  Michael, TT8M will return  to Chad on  16
June; he plans to concentrate on 6 and 2 metres and to try EME. On-line  logs
are at www.pa7fm.nl [TNX PA7FM]

QSL YE3K --->  The cards for  the March  2005 operation  from Kangean  Island
(OC-217) have been printed; requests received by IZ8CCW will be processed and
mailed in a few days' time. [TNX IZ8CCW]

+ SILENT KEY + Eric Esposito, FK8GM reports that Eddy Szymanski, FK8CR became
a silent key on 8 June. Over the  years he was very active, and  participated
in the first  IOTA DXpeditions to  the Chesterfield  Islands (FK5C,  February
1993) and to Matthew Island (FK5M, December 1996).

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

CY9SS:         The live  log site  for the  current  operation from  St.  Paul
               Island is up and running at http://logs.cy9ss.info
PROPAGATION:   The most popular propagation page at dx.qsl.net, maintained  by
               Doug/N6RT,  contains  a   dynamic  collection  of   propagation
               information (including a nice  updating greyline map)  gathered
               from       many        different       sources.        Bookmark

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3D2LB       GM3VLB      EG#FAS      EA4FAS      T88AH       JA3IFT
4K8F        UA9AB       ET3TK       OK1CU       TI8CBT      EA7FTR
4U1UN       HB9BOU      EX9A        DF8WS       TM0L        F5OIU
5H3BL       IV3BBA      EY8BW       DJ1MM       TM4Q        F6FYA
5N4BFD      DJ9FH       EY8MM       K1BV        TM5ADP      F5KPO
5N6EAM      IK2IQD      EZ4XX       pirate      TM5B        F5XX
5N8NDP      IK5JAN      F/ON6JUN/P  ON5SD       TM5BBC      F2UW
5T0JL       ON8RA       GU0IDA      GU3HFN      TM5GLM      F5KDB
5U5Z        G3SXW       HC1AJQ      EA7FTR      TM5KD       F5KKD
5W0HR       AI5P        HC1HC       NE8Z        TM6ACO      F6KFI
5X1RI       RX3RC       HL1OYF/4    HL1OYF      TM6BMC      F5IL
6K0OM/4     DS4FFD      HQ9P        HR2PAC      TM7HAM      F6KWP
6W7RV       F8CMT       HS0ZEA      OE2REL      TM7VM       F5UJZ
7Q7WW       KC4D        HZ1NH       EA7FTR      TS3B        YT1AD
7S5Q        SM5COP      II3RNA      IK3YAA      UA0ZDA/6    UA6HPR
7Z1UG       DO1HEN      IQ6CC       IZ8DDG      UE1OIY      UA1OIZ
8P7A        NN1N        IU1R        IK1PMR      UE3EDA/3    RZ3EC
8P9JG       NN1N        J39AH       WA4WTG      UE4HAI      RZ4HXG
9G5FD       G3XTT       J48SI       SV1RK       UN3M        EA7FTR
9G5HF       PA2JFD      JW8HF       LA8HF       UN7EX       RX3RC
9G5OO       DL4WK       KC0TNL/8R1  KC0TNL      V25AP       AA2AP
9J2CA       G3SWH       KH6ZM       I0MWI       V25O        LY2CY
9M2CNC      G4ZFE       KH9MH       pirate      V25TA       LY2TA
9M4SMS      9M6TW       LU1ECZ      EA5KB       V31RA       K9ZO
9M6/G3OOK   M5AAV       LX7HAM      F6KWP       V44KJ       WB2TSL
9Q0AR       SM5BFJ      LX7I        LX2AJ       VK8NSB      VK6NE
A35PX       AI5P        LZ8IARU     LZ1BJ       VP9BO       W4ZGR
A35YL       VK3DYL      MS0DGR      MM0DFV      VQ5EA       N5VI
C6AIE       WZ8D        OH0Z        OH5DX       VU3DJQ      EA7FTR
C6AKU       K9VV        OH0ZZ       K6AW        VY1JA       N3SL
CB1S        CE1VLY      OL30A       OK1MR       W2W         W3HEM
CN8IG       EA7FTR      ON6HAM      F6KWP       WW2LST      AF2HD
CN8NK       EA5XX       OY1OF       ON5UR       XQ1VLY      CE1VLY
CN8SG       EA7FTR      OY3QN       OZ1ACB      XT2JZ       SM5DJZ
CO8TW       IZ8CCW      P40A        WD9DZV      XU7TZG      ON4AJV
CP6XE       IK6SNR      P40W        N2MM        YI1HXH      IK2IQD
CS5A        CS1GDX      PJ2MI       W2CQ        YI9LZ       LZ1ZF
CS7MA       CT1BXE      PP5TO/PY1   IV3NVN      YI9MM       KC4XX
CT6OO       CS1GDX      PR2O        PY2YP       YI9VCQ      N3ST
CX2AQ       EA5KB       RA0FU/p     RA0FU       YK1BI       SP6IX
CY9SS       VY2SS       RA0FW/p     RA0FW       YL740M      YL2MU
D2U         CT1BFL      S9SS        N4JR        YN4SU       TI4SU
D4B         K1BV        SJ0X        SM6JSM      YR50KAD     YO5BJW
DR50BUND    DL1WH       SJ4OR       SM4BNZ      YT635A      YT6A
DS1NMA/4    HL1OYF      SJ4RY       SM5RGD      YU55HFG     YU1HFG
DS3MLG/4    HL1OYF      SN0LED      SP3OL   (a) YZ2M        YU1LM
DS4NYE/4    HL1OYF      SN0LED      SP3POH  (b) Z21FO       K3PD
ED1MVS      EA1LT       SN0PTG      SP9PKZ      Z24S        W3HNK
ED2FVP      EC2AHS      SN100BB     SP4GFG      ZD8I        G4LTI
ED3NBF      EA3EAP      SN10MP      SP9PKM      ZL1V        N3SL
ED5SEA      EA5FHK      SQ0IARU     SP1EG       ZL6QH       ZL2AOH
ED7CK       EA7HBC      ST2VB       UA4WHX      ZM1A        ZL1AMO
ED8MPJ      EA8BYG      SV0JD/8     DL6NBA      ZW8A        PS8HF
EF8CID      EC8AUA      T88AG       JA6BJV      ZW8DX       PS8DX

(a)  direct    (b)  bureau

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

9A7K    Kresimir Juratovic, P.O. Box 88, HR-48001 Koprivnica, Croatia
CS1GDX  Grupo Portugues DX, P.O. Box 1156, 2736-996 Agualva, Portugal
EA4BQ   Olli Rissanen, Apartado Postal 97, 28710 El Molar, Madrid, Spain
EA9CP   Tono Colloto, P.O. Box 33080, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
G3SXW   Roger Western, 7 Field Close, Chessington, Surry KT9 2QD, England, UK
HL1OYF  Dug-nam Kim, P.O. Box 54, Dongjak, Seoul 156-600, Korea
JA3IFT  Toshio Nishina, 224-1, Jyuri, Ritto, Shiga 520-3039, Japan
JA6BJV  Noriyasu Noguchi, 3-7-4 Midorigaoka, Arao, Kumamoto 864-0033, Japan
LU5EW   Roberto Roguin, P.O.Box 664, Mar del Plata 7600, Argentina
M5AAV   Graham Ridgeway, 6 Pilgrim Street, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 0JQ,
MM0BQI  Jim Martin, 3 Lismore Avenue, Edinburgh, EH8 7DW, Scotland
OH6M    Seinajoenseudun Radioamatoorit Ry, P.O. Box 72, 60101 Seinajoki,
OM3CGN  Ivan Gombos, P.O. Box 55, Rimavska Sobota, 97901, Slovak Republic
S21SHQ  Aminul Kawser Khan, Deputy National Commissioner, Bangladesh Scouts,
        P.O. Box 5130, 1205 Dhaka, Bangladesh
SM5DJZ  Jan Hallenberg, Vassunda Andersberg, SE-741 91 Knivsta, Sweden
TZ9A    Christian Saint-Arroman, BPE 1490, Bamako, Mali
TZ9A    Christian Saint-Arroman, Chemin de Mousteguy, F-64990 Urcuit, France
UR4IZA  Club Station, P.O. Box 1901, Gorlovka-46, Donetsk reg., 84646 Ukraine
UR6IYC  Club Station, P.O. Box 1901, Gorlovka-46, Donetsk reg., 84646 Ukraine
UR7IA   Leonid V. Aniskin, P.O. Box 1901, Gorlovka-46, Donetsk reg., 84646
US3IZ   Serge S. Bondarenko, P.O. Box 1234, Gorlovka-37, Donetsk reg., 84637
US7IGF  Slava Shevchenko, P.O. Box 591, Slavyansk-12, Donetsk obl. 84112,
UX7IA   Serge A. Makarov, P.O. Box 1234, Gorlovka-37, Donetsk reg., 84637
VY2SS   Robby Robertson, RR#3, Oleary, PEI C0B 1V0, Canada
WZ8D    John Walker, 430 Pratt Road, Blanchester, Ohio 45107, USA
YU1LM   Sinisa Tasic, Petefijeva 41/15, 11000 Beograd, Serbia and Montenegro

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