425 DX News issue #745

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                              425 DX News #745
                               13 August 2005
                          Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH

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

                     The deadline is 12 UTC on Fridays

                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

3V      - The  Association  Tunisienne  des  Radioamateurs  (ASTRA)   sponsors
          special amateur radio activities for the 9th World Scout Youth Forum
          amd the 37th World Scout Conference which will be held in Tunisia on
          29   August-1    September    and   5-9    September    respectively
          (www.scouts2005.org.tn). To  celebrate  these  events,  the   seven
          Tunisian Scouts ARC are operating under  special callsigns until  31
          August as follows:
          3V8ST    as 3V1WSC  from Tunis
          3V8CB       3V2WSC       Borj Cedria
          3V8SQ       3V3WSC       Monastir
          3V8SF       3V4WSC       Safx
          3V8SM       3V5WSC       Jerba
          3V8SJ       3V6WSC       Jendouba
          3V8SS       3V7WSC       Sousse
          On 2-4 September look for TS9SF  to be aired  on 10-160 metres  SSB,
          PSK31, SSTV  and CW  for  the World  Forum,  while TS37WSC  will  be
          activated for the World Conference on 5-9 September. QSL cards  will
          not be  available  for contacts  made  with 3V#WSC  and  TS9SF;  QSL
          TS37WSC via the Tunisian QSL bureau. [TNX DL1BDF and DL6ZFG]
9A      - Burt, 9A7YY reports  he plans  to operate  as 9A7YY/P  from a  large
          number of Croatian islands between  14 and 21  August. QSL via  home
          call, direct or bureau.
A6      - A German team from the Bavarian Contest Club will be operating  from
          A61AJ in  the  Unied Arab  Emirates  until 17  August,  including  a
          Multi-Single participation in the WAE CW  Contest. Before and  after
          contest they will concentrate on  the WARC bands  CW, SSB and  RTTY.
          QSL via K2UO (Americas) and DJ2MX (others). [TNX NG3K]
CE      - COTA (Carabinieri On  The Air)  member Sergio,  IZ6BRN will  operate
          (mainly on 10,  12, 15 and  17 metres SSB)  as XQ3/IQ6CC from  Chile
          until December. QSL via IZ8DDG. [TNX IZ6FUQ]
CU      - Earlier this summer on  their visit to  San Miguel, Azores,  Martti,
          OH2BH  and   Pertti,  OH2PM   met   the  local   gang   (Jose/CU2CE,
          Jacinto/CU2AA,  Fernando/CU2BV,  Jose/CU2AP  and  Eduardo/CU2AF)  to
          agree a project for contesting during  the coming season. Adding  to
          the group will be  Toni, OH2UA, President  of Contest Club  Finland.
          The station  CU2A is  set  to be  active  in this  coming  weekend's
          European DX Contest (WAEDC) with  still somewhat limited  firepower,
          and will then proceed toward both (SSB & CW) CQWW Contests. A lot of
          bulky equipment was moved this week from the previous Madeira Island
          site (CT3BH), and the group is in the process of setting up a superb
          contesting site with a good shot at the open sea toward the Northern
          Hemisphere. QSL via the bureau or direct to OH2BH. [TNX OH2BN]
DL      - Look for DL0HGW to be active (on 10-80 metres all modes) from Ranzow
          Lighthouse (ARLHS  FED-193)  on  Ruegen  Island  (EU-057)  on  19-21
          August. QSL via bureau. [TNX DL2VFR]
DL      - Look for Gerhard, DH3FAW/p to be active (on 40, 30, 20 and 15 metres
          CW QRP) from Borkum Island  (EU-047) on 19-21  August. QSL via  home
          call, direct or bureau. [TNX VA3RJ]
DL      - A large  group of  operators will  be operate  CW, SSB  and SSTV  as
          DF0WFB/p  from  Helgoland  Island  (EU-127)  for  the  International
          Lighthouse/Lightship  Weekend   (ILLW)   on   20-21   August.   [TNX
DL      - Ewald/DC5MJ,  Wolfgang/DH3WO,  Falk/DG0UFA  and  Mathias/DJ2HD  will
          operate as  DA2005LH from  Staberhuk Lighthouse  (ARLHS FED-226)  on
          Fehmarn Island (EU-128) during the ILLW. QSL via DJ2HD.
DL      - Look for DL0MFK/LH to be active from Usedom Island (EU-129) and  the
          Karnin Lighthouse  (ARLHS  FED-274) on  20-21  August. QSL  via  the
          bureau. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
EA      - EA4MD, EA4TD,  EA4CZS,  EA5AVW, EA5RM  and  EB5GIN will  operate  as
          EA4TD/5 from Santa Pola Lighthouse (ARLHS E-0152) on 14 August. [TNX
EA      - Special event call ED3LHT  will be aired  from Garxal Lighthouse  on
          20-21 August. All contacts will be  confirmed automatically via  the
          bureau; direct cards should be sent to EA3GHZ. [TNX The Daily DX]
F       - Weather permitting, Alain, F6ENO will be active on 40 metres CW  QRP
          as F8UFT/p from the summit of the Condamine in the French Alps on 15
          or 16 August. Activity is scheduled to start around 12 UTC until his
          power cells run out of power. QSL via F6ICG. [TNX F5NQL]
FO      - F5INL's assignment  in French  Polynesia  has been  cancelled.  Fred
          expected to stay  there and  operate as  FO5INL [425DXN  744] for  a
          couple of years starting in early August. [TNX F5NQL]
G       - Look for GB0SM to be active  (on 160-6 metres  CW, SSB and  possibly
          some digital modes) from St. Mary's,  Isles of Scilly (EU-011)  from
          24 September to 1 October. QSL  via G0PSE, direct or bureau  (e-mail
          requests for bureau  cards can  be sent  to g0pse@qsl.net).  On-line
          logs will  be available  at www.qsl.net/gb0sm after the  operation.
          [TNX G0PSE]
GJ      - The     International      Police      Radio      Club      (ON4IPA,
          http://users.pandora.be/on4ipa-on6zv/) will be  active as  GJ/OO4IPA
          from Jersey (EU-013) on 5-10  October. Plans are  to operate on  all
          the HF bands SSB, RTTY and  PSK. QSL via  ON6ZV. Information on  the
          award  available   for   working   GJ/OO4IPA   can   be   found   at
          http://www.qrz.com/callsign/ON4IPA [TNX ON6ZV]
HB9     - Look for  HE1G to  operate from  Paquis  Lighthouse in  Lake  Geneva
          (ARLHS SWI-001) on 20-21 August. QSL via HB9AOF. [TNX HB9AFI]
HL      - A group of  operators from the  Gwangju DX  Club will  be active  as
          6L0NJ/4 from Wi  Island (AS-148)  on 13-16  August. The  plan to  be
          active on 80-2 metres, and possibly  on 160 metres as well, CW,  SSB
          and digital  modes.  QSL  via  HL4XM.  Logs  will  be  available  at
          http://www.dx.or.kr [TNX DS4DLK]
HP      - Members of the Panama Canal Amateur  Radio Association (PCARA)  will
          operate on all bands SSB, CW  and PSK31 as  HP2GLT from Gatun  Locks
          Lighthouse (ARLHS PAN-029)  on 20-21  August. QSL  via HP1IBF.  [TNX
I       - Federico, IZ4FCB reports he will operate  as IC8/IZ4FCB from  Ischia
          Island (EU-031, IIA NA-001) until 25 August.
I       - Gianni, IZ7FLP reports he will operate as IZ7FLP/P from Isola Cuccio
          (not IOTA, IIA LE-018) on 13  August. QSl via  home call, direct  or
I       - Look for Marco, IZ6ASI/p and Antonio,  IK6XOU/p to operate from  San
          Bartolo Lighthouse  (WAIL MA-006,  ARLHS ITA-106)  on 16-18  August.
          [TNX Info Radio by I1SCL]
I       - Fabio, IZ7FLQ reports he plans to operate as ID9/IZ7FLQ/p from a few
          islands in the Eolie group (EU-017) on 20-27 August.
I       - Michele, IF9ZWA will operate on 15, 20 and 40 metres SSB as IF9ZWA/p
          from the lighthouse at Punta Libeccio  (ARLHS ITA-133, WAIL  SI-025)
          on Marettimo  Island EU-054,  IIA TP-010)  on 20-21  August for  the
          ILLW. [TNX IF9ZWA]
I       - Look for IQ6SB/LGH to be aired on CW and SSB from the lighthouse  of
          San Benedetto del  Tronto (WAIL  MA-001, ARLHS  ITA-154) during  the
          ILLW. QSL via bureau. [TNX I6HWD]
I       - Marco, IZ6ASI reports  he will operate  as IZ6ASI/p from  Senigallia
          Lighthouse (WAIL  MA-004, ARLHS  ITA-181) on  20-21 August  for  the
I       - Operators from  ARI Trieste will  be  active on all bands as   IQ3TS
          from Vittoria Lighthouse  (WAIL FV-001,   ARLHS ITA  174) on   20-21
          August for the  ILLW. QSL via  bureau or  direct to  Sezione ARI  di
          Trieste, P.O. Box 29, 34100 Trieste - TS, Italy. [TNX IV3LNQ]
I       - Alfredo, IK7JWX  (IR7LH)  and  others  will  operate  from  the  the
          lighthouse (WAIL  PU-028,  ARLHS ITA-175,  WLOTA  L-0005)  on  Isola
          Traversa (EU-091,  IIA  BR-001) on  21  August for  the  ILLW.  [TNX
JA      - Look for 8J7STAR/7 to be active  from Izushima Island (AS-117,  JIIA
          AS-117-New) in Miyagi  Prefecture one 17  August. QSL  via the  JARL
          bureau. [TNX JI6KVR]
KG4     - Bruce, W4OV  will operate  as KG4OV  from  Guantanamo Bay  on  19-22
          August. He expects to be active on  all bands SSB and CW. [TNX  ARRL
          DX Bulletin]
LU      - The Radio Club Mar del  Plata (LU2DT) will  participate in the  ILLW
          (20-21 August) from the lighthouse at Punta Mogotes (QRLHS ARG-005).
          They plan to operate SSB, digital modes and SSTV. QSL via bureau  or
          direct to P.O. Box 664, Mar del Plata 7600, Argentina. [TNX LU9DA]
LU      - The Bahia  Blanca  DX Group  will  participate in  the  ILLW  (20-21
          August)  from  four   different  lighthouses   Expect  activity   as
          homecall/W from San  Jorge (ARLHS ARG-006),  and as homecall/D  from
          Recalada (ARG-009), Baliza Chica (ARG-083) and El Rincon  (ARG-036).
          QSL for all  via LU7DSY  (P.O. Box  709, 8000  Bahia Blanca,  Buenos
          Aires, Argentina). [TNX LU9ESD]
LU_ant  - Gustavo,  LU1ZD  from  General  San  Martin  base  (LU-11  for   the
          Antarctica Award) on  Barry Island  (AN-016) and  Mario, LU1ZI  from
          Teniente  Jubany  Station  (LU-15)  on  King  George  Island,  South
          Shetlands (AN-010),  are used  to showing  up on  the Antarctic  Net
          controlled by LU4DXU  starting at  19 UTC  on 14290  kHz during  the
          weekends. QSL via LU4DXU. [TNX IZ8CGS]
LX      - Marcus, DL1EKC  is  active  on  80-10  metres  as  LX/DL1EKC/p  from
          Luxembourg until  26 August.  He plans  to  participate in  the  WAE
          Contest; after the contest there might be some activity on 6  metres
          as well. QSL via home call. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
LZ      - Gab, HA3JB will  operate as  LZ/HA3JB from  Sveta Anastasiya  Island
          (EU-181) and lighthouse  on 21  August. Look  for him  on or  around
          14260 kHz SSB and 14020 kHz CW. [TNX IZ8CCW]
OD      - Pierre-Louis, F5NED will operate as OD5/F5NED from Lebanon on  16-25
          August. [TNX LA Gazette du DX]
PY      - Operators from Labre RN will operate  (on 160-10 metres CW, SSB  and
          digital modes) as  ZW7LH from Calcanhar  Lighthouse (ARLHS  BRA-035)
          from 00.01 UTC on 19 August to 23:59 UTC on the 21st. QSL via PS7AA,
          direct (P.O Box 251, 59010-970 Natal  - RN, Brazil) or bureau.  [TNX
SM      - Lars/SM6WPF,  Tomas/SM6XMY,  Rolf/SM6IQD  and  Rick/SM6YOU  plan  to
          operate as  7S6LAN from  Langholmen Island  (EU-043) and  lighthouse
          (ARLHS SWE-444) on 19-21 August. QSL via SM6YOU. Further information
          at http://sector7.nu/7s6lan [TNX www.rsgbiota.com]
SP      - Peter, SP5PB will operate on 10-40 metres CW and SSB as SP5PB/1 from
          Swinoujscie Lighthouse (ARLHS  POL-019) on 18-21  August. [TNX  Info
          Radio by I1SCL]
SV      - Nicos, SV2AYT and George, SV2JJE will  be active on 80-6 metres  SSB
          as SX8AYT  from Limnos  Island (EU-049)  on  16-26 August.  QSL  via
          SV2AYT. [TNX VA3RJ]
UR      - A group of operators from Srvastopol will be active as UU9JWM/p from
          the lighthouse at Kruglaya Bay (ARLHS  UKR-072) on 20-21 August  for
          the ILLW. QSL direct to UT5JAJ; e-mial reuqests for bureau cards can
          be sent to uu9jwm@ua.fm [TNX UU9JWM]
VE      - Special call VE3CGPS will  be aired on  19-25 August to  commemorate
          the Centennial of the establishment of the Canadian Coast Guard Base
          in the town of Parry Sound. QSL via VE3BXY. [TNX VA3RJ]
VK      - Look for VK7WS to participate  in the ILLW  (20-21 August) from  the
          lighthouse at  Cape Bruny  on Bruny  Island  (OC-233). QSL  to  A.G.
          Gregory, Private  Bag 1,  Alonnah,  Tasmania 7150,  Australia.  [TNX
VP9     - Frank, K3TRM will  be from Bermuda  (NA-005) as  K3TRM/VP9 while  on
          vacation on 20-28 August. He will operate on 80-6 metres SSB,  RTTY,
          and PSK31. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX K3TRM]
W       - Andrei, EW1AR reports he will operate as NC2N/W4/p from Emerald Isle
          (NA-112) until 17 August. QSL via W3HNK.

CARIBBEAN TOUR --->  Kan, JJ2RCJ will  operate as  FM/JJ2RCJ from  Martinique
(NA-107) on 12-18 August (emphasis on  the lows bands and digital modes)  and
as FG/JJ2RCJ from Guadeloupe (NA-102)  on 18-21 August  (emphasis on the  low
bands, digital modes and 6 metres). QSL via AB2RF. [TNX NG3K]

COMMEMORATING SP3RN ---> Two special stations  will be active to  commemorate
the 64th anniversary of the death of Fr. Maximilian Kolbe, SP3RN, the  Polish
Franciscan friar who volunteered to die  in place of a  family father in  the
Nazi Auschwitz concentration camp. From France,  look for TM1SMK to be  aired
on 12-15 August (QSL via F1JKJ,  direct or bureau), while operators from  ARI
Locride will be  active as II8SMK  from 6 to  22 UTC  on 14  August (QSL  via
bureau). [TNX F1JKJ and IK8YDP]

                          *** 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 (July 2005),including "Kure-Osity
#1: About DXA" (the first of  a series of press  releases on the  forthcoming
K7C  expedition   to   Kure),   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).

JW/IN3SAU  --->  Mauro,  IN3SAU  operated  from   the  JW5E  radio  club   in
Longyarbyen. QSL via bureau.

NCDXF --->  At its  Board of  Directors meeting  on  5 August,  the  Northern
California DX Foundation re-elected the following officers and directors: Len
Geraldi/K6ANP   (President),   Al   Burnham/K6RIM   (Vice   President),   Tom
McShane/NW6P (Secretary),  Bruce Butler/W6OSP  (Trasurer), Rusty  Epps/W6OAT,
Dave   Pugatch/KI6WF,   Chuck   Ternes/N6OJ,   Glenn   Vinson/W6OTC,    Steve
Merchant/K6AW, Ken Anderson/K6TA and Tim Totten/N4GN (Directors). Information
pertaining  to  the  Northern  California  DX  Foundation  is  available   at
http://www.ncdxf.org/ [TNX K6RIM]

+ SILENT KEY + Erdenebileg "Ebi" Tsedendorj, JT1BJ has become a silent key at
44 years of age. [TNX JT1CD]

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

LOGS:   On-line logs for Gianfranco, I6GFX's 10-13 June activities from a  few
        EU-170     Croatian     islands      are     now     available      at
        http://www.gianfrancogervasi.it/search.html [TNX I6GFX]
YE7P:   The web  site for  the 1-5  September operation  from Karimata  Island
        (OC-NEW) is up and running at http://dxpedition.orari.web.id/karimata/

QSLs received direct or through managers: 3DA0CF, 3DA0KDJ,  4K5D, 4K8F,  4K9W,
4L7O,  5H3HK, 5T0JL, 5T5SN,  5U7B, 5Z4DW, 6V6U,  6Y5RV, 7S5A (EU-177),  7X2LS,
7Z1UG, 9M2/G4ZFE,  9M2AX,  9M2CNC,  9M2FB,  9M6/G3OOK, 9V1CW,  9V9HQ,  9Y4DHL,
9Y4W,  A6/ON5NT, A92GE, AP2NK, BV4CT, C91F, C91Z, CE8A (SA-094), CM6BN,  CN2R,
CP6XE,  D2DX,  DX0K,  EK6LP,   EP3PTT,  F/IK1TTD  (EU-070),  FG5FR,  FM/DF5WA,
HS0/IK4MRH (AS-053),  HS0ZEE, J20FH,  J48SI  (EU-158),  J68AS,  KG4WW,  KH0PR,
KH8/N9TK,  KH9/AH8H,  LU1ZA (AN-008; AA LU-14),  P40HQ,  PJ2BVU,  PJ2T,  S9SS,
ST2BF,  SV2ASP/A,  SV5/DJ5RJ,  T32KV,  TI8CBT,  TM5B (EU-148),  TO7C,  TT8AMO,

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