425 DX News issue #740

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                              425 DX News #740
                                9 July 2005
                          Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH

           Information, reports and suggestions must be sent to: 
                  Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ: DX information 
                         (e-mail i1jqj@425dxn.org )
          Contributors are invited to send their DX information to

                 Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ (i1jqj@425dxn.org)

                     The deadline is 12 UTC on Fridays

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                          ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

9M      - 9M6US and 9M6MU will be the  operators of 9M4SHQ, the official  IARU
          HQ station  for Malaysia  in the  IARU  HF World  Championship.  The
          station will be located at the  Hillview Gardens ARC in Sabah,  East
          Malaysia. QSL via N2OO. [TNX N2OO]
A3      - Alex, HB9FBO will operate as A35BO from Tonga  from 24 October to  1
          December. He will  be active  on 10-80  metres  (and  maybe 160m  as
          well) SSB, CW and possibily PSK31, with verticals  for 10-40  metres
          and a vertical monobander for  80 metres.  QSL  direct only to  home
          call (QSLling policy at http://www.qrz.com/a35bo). [TNX HB9FBO]
CT3     - Special event station CS9SRA will be  active on 15-17 July from  the
          50th Cattle  Exibition at  Porto Moniz,  Madeira (AF-014).  QSL  via
          CS3MAD. [TNX CT1END]
CU      - Special scout  station  CU3N  will be  active  on  14-20  July  from
          Terceira (EU-175), Azores  during the XI  Azorean Jamboree. QSL  via
          CU3CY. [TNX CT1END]
FW      - Guy, FR5ZL reports he will be active, possibly again as FW5ZL,  from
          Wallis from 16 July to 15 August. He plans to operate on 20, 15  and
          30 metres CW and SSB, probably with some PSK and RTTY as well,  with
          80 watts, a  grund plane and  a dipole. QSL  direct only via  FR5ZL.
          [TNX IZ8AJQ]
I       - The following stations  and host operators  will participate in  the
          IARU  HF   World   Championship   representing   ARI   (Associazione
          Radioamatori Italiani) [TNX IK1QBT]:
          IU7HQ      10m CW   IK7JWY        IU2HQ      40m CW   IK2CIO
          IU9HQ      10m SSB  IT9EQO        IU7HQ      40m SSB  I7RIZ
          IU3HQ      15m CW   IV3SKB        IU7HQ      80m CW   I7ALE
          IC8/IU2HQ  15m SSB  IC8WIC        IU4HQ      80m SSB  IZ4DPV
          IU1HQ      20m CW   I1HJT         IU1HQ     160m CW   IK1YDB
          IU9HQ      20m SSB  IT9BLB        IU2HQ     160m SSB  IK2HKT
I       - Enzo, IT9ECQ  and others  will operate  as IF9/IT9ECQ  from  Scoglio
          Porcelli (EU-054, IIA TP-008) and lighthouse (WAIL SI-061) on 16-17,
          23-24 and/or 30-31 July. QSL via IT9FXY. [TNX IT9ECQ & IT9FXY]
I       - Marco, IZ6ASI reports he plans to  operate SSB as IZ6ASI/p from  the
          lighthouse ARLHS ITA-226 on 8-9 July.
JA      - Cho, 7N4JZK will operate from 8J2AI, the special station at the 2005
          World Exposition in Aichi, from 9 to 10  UTC on 16 July. He will  be
          looking for DX stations on +/-  14250 and 21250  kHz. A special  QSL
          card will be sent automatically via the bureau. [TNX JA1ELY]
J7      - Pierre, HB9CUA will operate on 6-40  metres as J79PAK from  Dominica
          (NA-101) from 11  July to 3  August. QSL  via home  call, direct  or
          bureau. [TNX OZ6OM]
LA      - Giovanni, IZ2DPX reports that he plans  to operate from the  Lofoten
          Islands (EU-076) during his forthcoming trip to Norway [425DXN 737].
LA      - QLF DX Team operators Bjorn/LA5UKA, Andy/LA8AJA and Tony/LA9VDA will
          be active on 18-80 metres CW, SSB and some RTTY as LA6Q from  Utsira
          Island (EU-055) and  lighthouse (ARLHS NOR-262)  on 20-24 July.  QSL
          via LA9VDA, direct or bureau (e-mail  requests for bureau cards  can
          be sent to la9vda2003@yahoo.no). The web  page for the operation  is
          at http://home.online.no/~andreask/expeditions/eu55/index.html  [TNX
LU      - The Radio Club  Argentino will operate  as LR4D  from Martin  Garcia
          Island (SA-055) on 28-31 July, IOTA  Contest included. They plan  to
          concentrate on CW and RTTY on  28-29 July. QSL via LU4AA, direct  or
          bureau. [TNX LU4BR]
PA      - JanJaap, PG7V and Jack,  PD2JVE will operate  as PC6IOTA from  Texel
          Island (EU-038) from 27 July to 3 August. Before and after the  IOTA
          Contest they will  operate on all  HF bands CW,  SSB, RTTY and  PSK,
          plus 6m, 2m and 70cm. QSL via  PG7V, direct or bureau. The web  page
          for the operation is at http://www.pg7v.net/pc6iota [TNX PG7V]
SM      - Mike, SM2OAN/p will be active from Seskaro Island (EU-139) until  30
          August. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX VA3RJ]
SM      - Kjell, SM4DDS, will be active as 7S5A from Stora Alo Island (EU-177)
          on 17-22 July. He will operate CW  and SSB on 10-80 metres, QSL  via
          SM4DDS, direct or bureau. [TNX SM4DDS]
SP      - Special event station SN0GG will be active until 31 July for the 6th
          Amateur Radio Meeting to be held at Gliczarow Gorny, near  Zakopane.
          QSL via bureau to SP9PTG. [TNX SP9GKM]
UA      - Special event station R3K will be active on 15-21 July to  celebrate
          the 30th  anniversary of  the Apollo-Soyuz  space program.  QSL  via
          RN3DK, direct or bureau. [TNX RN3DK]
UR      - The club station of the Ukrainian State Centre of Radio  Frequencies
          will operate as EM0ITU on 12-15 July during the ITU workshop on  the
          Automation of the Spectrum Management. QSL via UT3UZ (Alex  Arbuzov,
          P.O. Box 7, Kiev-232, 02232, Ukraine). [TNX UT3UZ]
VE      - A small group of the Club de Radioamateur de Beauce (VE2CRB) will be
          active from Pozer  Island (not IOTA,  CISA QC-100) on  9 July.  They
          will be using a low power  transceiver with portable antenna on  SSB
          (7260, 14260 kHz) QSL via bureau or direct to VE2GHI or VE2EZD. [TNX
W       - Phil, WA2ART reports he will be spending most of his weekend through
          September on  Johnson  Island, The  Thimbles  (NA-136).  There's  no
          electricity on the island, and Phil  will be operating QRP with  the
          antenna just feet from the salt water.
W       - Ross, K3HR is  active as K3HR/2  until 6 September  from Long  Beach
          Island (NA-111). He plans  to participate in  the IOTA Contest.  QSL
          via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX VA3EJ]
W       - Rebekah/WG4Y, Angela/WN4C, Truman/NN4C, Allan/KV4T and Bridget/KS4YT
          will operate on 80-10 metres CW and SSB from Dauphin Island (NA-213)
          on 16-17 July. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX VA3RJ]
YO      - YR0HQ will be  the Federatia Romana  de Radioamatorism's HQ  station
          for the IARU HF World Championship.  A free of charge award will  be
          issued for  contacts  made  with YR0HQ,  details  can  be  found  at
          http://www.hamradio.ro/ [TNX N2YO]

IARU HF  WORLD  CHAMPIONSHIP --->    The following  IARU  Member  Society  HQ
stations are expected to participate in this year's event (9-10 July):
3DA5HQ    Swaziland (RSS)              IU1HQ     Italy (ARI)
4L0NARG   Georgia (NARG)               IU2HQ     Italy (ARI)
5Z4RS     Kenya (ARSK)                 IU3HQ     Italy (ARI)
8N1HQ     Japan (JARL)                 IU7HQ     Italy (ARI)
8N2HQ     Japan (JARL)                 IU9HQ     Italy (ARI)
8N3HQ     Japan (JARL)                 IU2HQ/IC8 Italy (ARI)
8N4HQ     Japan (JARL)                 JT3T      Mongolia (MRSF)
8N7HQ     Japan (JARL)                 LU4AA     Argentina (RCA)
8N8HQ     Japan (JARL)                 LY0HQ     Lithuania (LRMD)
9K9HQ     Kuwait (KARS)                LZ7HQ     Bulgaria (BFRA)
9M4SHQ    Malaysia (MARTS)             NU1AW/3   IARU HQ
B1HQ      China (CRSA)                 OE50A     Austria (OVSV)
B2HQ      China (CRSA)                 OO175B    Belgium (UBA)
B3HQ      China (CRSA)                 OZ1HQ     Denmark (EDR)
B4HQ      China (CRSA)                 PA6HQ     The Netherlands (VERON)
B7HQ      China (CRSA)                 S580HQ    Slovenia (ZRS)
BV0HQ     Taiwan (CTARL)               SN0HQ     Poland (PZK)
CX1AA     Uruguay (RCU)                TI0HQ     Costa Rica (RCCR)
DA0HQ     Germany (DARC)               TM0HQ     France (REF)
EI0HQ     Ireland (IRTS)               YE0HQ     Indonesia (ORARI)
GB5HQ     U.K. (RSGB)                  YR0HQ     Romania (FRR)
HG0HQ     Hungary (MRASZ)              W1AW/5    USA (ARRL)
HS0AC     Thailand (RAST)

Other stations expected to participate in the contest include:

I   - IK2WXQ and IK2ULV as IQ2GM/1 (Single TX Mixed). [TNX IK2WXQ]
LU  - LU2FA,  LW7DX,  LW9DA,   LU5CW,  LU1FZR,  LU4FPZ   and  LU5FF  as   LR2F
      (Multi-Single, CW and SSB). QSL via LU2FA. [TNX LU5FF]
SP  - Kris, SP6DVP  as 3Z6V  (SOAB Low  Power SSB).  QSL via  home call.  [TNX
YB  - Adhi, YC3MM on  40 metres  from Surabaya  City (Java,  OC-021). QSL  via
      IZ8CCW. [TNX IZ8CCW]
YI  - Ilian, YI9LZ from Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq. QSL via LZ1ZF. [TNX NG3K]

                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE  ---> The latest issue (June 2005)  is now available  in
.pdf format at http://www.425dxn.org/monthly/.  Articles and pictures  should
be sent to Nicola Baldresca, IZ3EBA (iz3eba@libero.it).

DX SPOTS  ---> Rod Elliott,  VE3UW has collected the  DX spots from the OH2AQ
Web Cluster since January 1997. The collection - from January 1997 up to June
2005  - is available at http://www.425dxn.org/dxspots/ , as well the software
(DXINFO v2.0) which will enable  you to  handle the iles (instructions at the
URL above).

NOT EU-083 ---> Vanni/IK4RUX, Sergio/IK4JPR and  Franco/IK4GLV were not  able
to land on Tinetto Island on 2-3 July  owing to the rough sea. They  operated
from Palmaria  Island  (IIA  SP-003),  which does  not  count  for  the  IOTA
programme. All of the QSOs  will be confirmed  automatically via the  bureau.

QSL XF2ZEX ---> Alfio, IT9EJW reports that all of the direct requests for the
recent XF2ZEX operation from Sacrificios Island (NA-224) have been  processed
and mailed.

QSL VIA  VK3DYL --->  Gwen, VK3DYL  reports that  the A35YL  and YJ0YL  cards
should be  posted out  in approximately  one month's  time. The  IOTA  groups
covered during the trip were OC-035  (YJ0YL, 2-19 May), OC-049 (A35YL,  23-29
May) and OC-064 (A35YL, 30 May-7 June). The Australian postage stamp covering
return at "Card Only"  rate will be  a special issue  stamp picturing the  YL
operators, VE7YL and VK3DYL, on it. Note: this stamp cannot be used with  two
cards in the same envelope.

                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          ***  NEWS FROM THE WEB  ***
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

425DXN AUDIO VERSION:  We are working on an audio  version of 425 DX News  for
                       poor-sighted or blind amateurs, which will be used also
                       for Echolink  tests. The  latest two  issues (#738  and
                       #739) can be downloaded from
                       Comments and  suggestions can  be sent  to Paolo  Pero,
                       I1HJP (i1hjp@arinizza.it).
DX SUMMIT & OH#W:      The  Elisa  Radio  Club  of  Finland  is  managing  the
                       original world-renowned  DX Summit,  and you  may  have
                       noticed that their heading includes the callsign of the
                       group who operates the DX Cluster, OH9W.
                       This coming  weekend  marks another  interesting  event
                       when the DX  Cluster will  be employed  to support  the
                       WRTC-2006  (World  Radiosport  Team  Championship)   OH
                       qualifying run  for 24  hours  during the  CW/SSB  IARU
                       Radiosport Contest.
                       OH9W along with six other callsigns (OH2W, OH4W,  OH5W,
                       OH6W,  OH7W  and  OH8W)  will  compete  with  low-power
                       stations to capture the honors for Finnish team captain
                       of  the  2006   WRTC  event   (the  competing   captain
                       candidates will be OH0XX, OH1JT, OH1NOA, OH2UA,  OH4JFN
                       and OH6RX).
                       You are invited to try to  log these seven stations  by
                       following       this       DX       Summit        link:
                       From the above link you can move to the DX Summit  Main
                       Page and send your own spots and compete for honors  to
                       be one of the stations producing the highest number  of
                       spots during  this event.  If you  manage to  work  all
                       seven stations,  a  professional  video  featuring  the
                       WRTC-2002 event will be yours at no cost. [TNX OH2BH]
LOGS:                  On-line logs for TA0/YZ1SG  (AS-098) and TA4/YZ1SG  are
                       now available on http://dx.qsl.net/logs/index.html. QSL
                       via YZ1SG, direct (Goran  Savic, Zlatiborska 59,  31310
                       Cajetina, Serbia & Montenegro) or bureau. [TNX YZ1SG]

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                          *******  QSL INFO  ********
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3DA0CF      K5LBU       FK8GJ       F6CXJ       SN0HQ       SP2PI
3Z50PTR     SP3PML      GB2CD       G7BQY       SN10MP      SP9PKM
3Z6V        SP6DVP      GB5HQ       G3TXF       SN125LO     SP8PAB
4K9W        DL6KVA      HB0/F2JD    F6AJA       T32Z        K3PD
4X17A       4Z4TL       HB0/K4SV    K4YL        T99Y        T94YT
4X17B       4Z4TL       HB0/N2WB    N2OO        TA1ED/0     TA1ED
4X17C       4Z4TL       HC1AJQ      EA7FTR      TA3BN/0     TA3BN
4X17H       4Z4TL       HC1HC       NE8Z        TF8GX       KT6YL
4X17I       4Z4TL       HF50NH      SP9NH       TI0HQ       TI0RC
4X17M       4Z4TL       HG0HQ       HA6NY       TI8CBT      EA7FTR
4Z17A       4Z4DX       HS0AC       GM4FDM      TM0GP       F5KCH
4Z17B       4Z4TL       HS0ZEA      OE2REL      TM0HQ       F8CRH
4Z17C       4Z4TL       HZ1AN       DJ9ZB       TM1RHC      F1BOW
4Z17M       4Z4TL       HZ1ZH       EA7FTR      TM1TF       F6KUF
4Z17MG      4Z4TL       IR7LH/p     IK7JWX      TM5TDF      F6HAV
5H3RK       W3/VK4VB    IU#HQ       I2MQP       TM9ES       F5GTW
5H9KR       KF9TC       J20VB       UA4WHX      TT8PK       F4EGS
5T0JL       ON8RA       J39BW       WB2RAJ      UA9QFF/9    RW9QA
5Z4RS       bureau      J68AS       N9AG        UE1NLO      RN1NA
7Q7HB       G0IAS       J68ID       W8QID       UE1QSK      UA1RJ
7Q7MT       NU5O        JA6WFM/HI8  JA6VU       UE1RAP/m    UA1RJ
7W1ASF      7X2DD       JT3T        JT1CH       UE1RDA/4    UA1RJ
7Z1UG       DO1HEN      K4S         K5JIM       UE3QRP/2    RU2FM
8N#HQ       bureau      K5F         KT5AR       UE4HKW      UA4LCH
8N5SAIT/5   bureau      K8YU/KH2    JH8KYU      UE4HWR      UA4LCH
9A10KC      9A7K        KP2AA       K7JA        UE4LPR/4    UA4LCH
9G1YE       PA3ERA      LR2F        LU2FA       UN7MMM      EA7FTR
9G5OO       DL4WK       LU1ECZ      EA5KB       UN9GC       LZ1YE
9K2JH       KE4JG       LY0HQ       bureau      V31DM       KD5YDN
9K2RA       bureau      LY90E       LY2FN       V31IV       W6JKV
9K9HQ       9K2CQ       LZ7HQ       LZ1BJ       V31UB       KU5B
9M2IDJ      JA6IDJ      MM0MWW/P    GM0IFM      VA7C        VE7RLE
9M4SHQ      N2OO        N4M         K5MI        VD2X        VE3IKV
9V1YC       N5ID        OE50A       bureau      VP9/W9AEB   WF9V
BV0HQ       BV2QB       OH0B        OH2BH       VY2ZM       K1ZM
CE2LZR      EA5KB       OH0Z        OH5DX       W3MR/KH9    W3MR
CN2R        W7EJ        OH6AW/1     OH6AD       WP3C        W3HNK
CP4BT       EA5KB       OL200BA     OK2SW       XE1FT       EA5KB
CU6NS       EA5KB       OM16PB      OM8CA       XE1L        WA3HUP
CX1AA       KA5TUF (a)  OO175B      ON4UN       YE0HQ       YB0DPO
CY9SS       VY2SS       OZ1HQ       OZ1ACB      YI1HXH      IK2IQD
DT50        HL0HQ       PA2000N     PA0KHS      YI9DKE      N3ST
ED1RAV      EA1EG       PA6HQ       PA3CAL      YI9LZ       LZ1ZF
ED4URH      EA4LO       PP5WRTC     PP5VB       YI9QWO      K5QWO
ED5DIE      EA5AEN      PZ5CM       K3BYV       YI9XJ       LY2XJ
ED6IDP      EA6AEI      PZ5JR       K3BYV       YK1BA       N5FF
ED6TBG      EA6SB       R110RP      RW9QA       YL740T      YL2GQT
ED7CK       EA7HBC      R750AC      RA2FAC      YM3SCT      TA3KC
ED8GCR      EA8AKN      R750KE      UA2FBQ      YR50KAD     YO5KAD
EG0JMA      EA7GRA      R750W       UA2FW       YT5K        YZ1SS
EI0HQ       EI4BZ       R750Z       UA2FZ       YU55HFG     YU1HFG
EI4TSR      EI3JB       RK3IWT/1    UA3IHP      YW4C        IT9DAA
EK3AA       DK6CW       RK9QWZ      RW9QA       ZF2AH       W6VNR
EK6TA       DJ0MCZ      RP1QVO      UA1RJ       ZK1IR       W3HNK
EK8SK       DJ0MCZ      RP1ROR      UA1RJ       ZK1USA      ZK1CG
ET3TK       OK1CU       RZ1CXO/P    RN1CW       ZP8VAO      EA7JX
EV8DP       UA3FDX      SK6SAQ      SK6DK       ZX5PGA      PY5PDC

(a) IARU HF World Championship 2005 only

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                          *******  ADDRESSES  *******
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

G3TXF       Nigel Cawthorne, Falcons, St George's Avenue, Weybridge, Surrey
            KT13 0BS, England, UK
GM0IFM      Colin Blunn, Tiree, Rendall, Orkney, KW17 2PB, United Kingdom
IT9DAA     Corrado Ruscica, Via Cap. Salemi 41, 96019 Rosolini - SR, Italy
JD1YBJ      Marcus Loran Ham Club, 2-14-10, Kasuga, Chuo-Ku, Chiba City,
            260-0033 Japan
JR6TYH/JD1  Yuji Itokazu, 1743-1 Mabashi, Matsudo 271-0051, Chiba, Japan
JT1CH       P.O. Box 421, Ulaanbaatar-38, Mongolia
KH9/AH8A    George Arthur Taft, Box 1199, Waimea Kauai, HI 96796, USA
KT5AR       David Auguste, 12770 Bandera Road, Apt 1128, Helotes, TX 78023,
N5FF        Saad A. Mahaini, 428 Brook Glen Dr., Richardson, TX 75080, USA
OE50A       OVSV-HQ, Eisvogelgasse 4/1, 1050 Wien, Austria
PA0KHS      Henk van Hensbergen, Smaragdstraat 53, NL-6534 WN, Nijmegen, The
PP5VB       Vantuil Barbosa Dias, P.O. Box 13, Imbituba, Santa Catarina,
            88780-000, Brazil
RN1CW       Andrew A. Petushkoff, P.O. Box 215/6, Sosnovy Bor, 188540, Russia
RW9QA       Vlad Kondratenko, P.O.Box 1, Kurgan-38, 640038, Russia
SP6DVP      Krzysztof Bieniewski, P.O Box 2210, PL 45-246 Opole 15 ZWM, Poland
UA4WHX      Vladimir M. Bykov, P.O. Box 2040, 426000 Izhevsk, Russia
VE3IKV      Pete Csanky, 4 Ravensdale Rd, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2B9, Canada
VE7RLE      Ron Essex, 3691 - 65th Avenue N.W., Salmon Arm, BC V1E 3A5, Canada
VK3DYL      Gwen Tilson, 3 Gould Court, Mt. Waverley, Vic. 3149, Australia
VY2SS       Robert Robertson, RR#3, Oleary, PEI, Canada C0B 1V0
WB2RAJ      Kash Kashdin, 4591 West Overlook Drive, Williamsville, NY 14221,

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