425 DX News issue #751

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                              425 DX News #751
                             24 September 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

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

4X       - Dov, 4Z4DX plans to return to  Akhziv Island (AS-100) for 36  hours
           between 21 and 24 October. This time he will operate as 4Z4DX/P  on
           SSB (14260 kHz),  CW (14040, 10105,  7005 and 18070  kHz) and  RTTY
           (14080 kHz).  QSL via  home call.  Dov also  reports that  all  the
           direct requests received so far for the recent 4X0AI operation have
           been processed and mailed.
5H       - Javi, EA5KM  and Toni,  EA5RM  will be  working  for a  project  of
           Radioaficionados Sin  Fronteras (Radioamateurs  Without  Frontiers,
           http://www.rsf-rwf.org) in Tanzania on 22-31 October. They will  be
           active in their spare time  as 5H2AG (do  not expect much  activity
           during the first days) on  10-40 metres SSB,  CW and digital  modes
           plus 80m  CW. They  plan to  be  active during  the  CQ WW  SSB  DX
           Contest. QSL via EA5RM. Logs will be available on  www.rsf-rwf.org;
           contributions received with the QSL cards  will be donated to  RWF.
           [TNX EA5RM]
9M2      - Enno, 9V1CW  (PF5X) will  be active  as 9M2/PF5X  from Sibu  Island
           (AS-046) on 8-10 October and from Langkawi Island (AS-058) from  29
           October to 5 November. He will operate holiday style, mainly during
           his local evening hours. QSL via PA0KHS.
A5       - The same Clipperton DX Club team (F2VX, F9DK, G0LMX and F5LMJ) that
           operated as A52FH in 2000 and A52CDX in 2004 will return to  Bhutan
           from 18 November to 3 December 2005. They will be at the Ham centre
           in Thimphu on 18-29 November, and  will also try to be active  from
           Bumtang and the valley of Paro. It  will not be a DXpedition but  a
           project to promote the growth of  amateur radio in Bhutan, and  one
           or two radio equipments will be donated in order to help  establish
           of new club stations in the  eastern part of  the country. QSL  via
           F9DK, direct or bureau. [TNX F5NQL]
C2       - Nigel, C21XF (G3TXF) and Roger, C21SX (G3SXW) [425DXN 749] will  be
           active from Nauru for an additional three days, until 19 UTC on  28
           September. They "have  been operating for  the past  few days  with
           barefoot rigs  and  homebrew  antennas,  as  their  amplifiers  and
           antennas went missing in  transit", The Daily  DX reports. QSL  via
           home calls.
CE       - The 3G1M operation from Santa Maria Island (SA-069) is confirmed to
           take place on 8-10 October [425DXN  744]. A team of operators  from
           the Atacama Desert DX Group will  be active on 10-40 metres plus  6
           metres SSB, CW, RTTY and BPSK31. QSL via XQ1IDM, direct or  bureau.
           The web  pages  for the  operation  are at  www.mdxc.org/3g1m  [TNX
EA       - Several special  calls -  namely  ED5MDT, ED5PSG,  ED5PSM,  ED5PSR,
           ED5PYP, ED5TCG, ED5TIF, ED5TII and  ED5TSJ - will  be aired from  a
           number of monuments on  Tabarca Island (EU-093,  DIE E-006) on  1-2
           October.  ED5TII  (the   island  main  station)   ED5TIF  (at   the
           lighthouse, ARLHS SPA-136, WLOTA LH-1779) will be active on several
           bands, while the other stations will be on 40 and 80 metres. QSL to
           EA5FHK, via  bureau or  direct to  P.O. Box  2117, 03080  Alicante,
           Spain. [TNX EA4AAA and EA5FHK]
FR & FH  - TO5R and TX5M are the calls issued to Serge, F6AML [425DXN 749] for
           his activities from  Reunion  Island  (27 September-23 October) and
           Mayotte  (10-14 October).  QSL  via F6AML,  direct or bureau.  [TNX
G        - Members of Cray Valley Radio Society will be active as GB200T  from
           the  National  Maritime  Museum,  Greenwich  on  17-24  October  to
           celebrate the bi-centenary of the Battle  of Trafalgar (21  October
           1805). Activity will be from 7 UTC to 21 UTC daily, mainly SSB  and
           CW on  80-6 metres.  QSL  via G4DFI,  direct  or bureau.  An  award
           programme for working GB200T and other special "Trafalgar" stations
           is available,  please visit  www.gb200t.com for  full  information.
           [TNX M3RCV]
GW       - Special callsign  GB5SIP,  commemorating  the  100  year  centenary
           celebrations of Cardiff  City, will be  aired from Flatholm  Island
           (EU-124) from 30 September to 2 October. QSL via GW0ANA, direct  or
           bureau. [TNX GW0ANA]
HS       - Mich, LX1KQ will operate as HS0ZFS and HS0ZFS/8 from Thailand until
           4 October. On 25 September he  will marry Khun  Lin, E22PN and  the
           two will spend their  honeymoon on Samui  Island (AS-101). QSL  via
           home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
I        - Look for  IP1/IK4JPR, IP1/IK4RUX  and  IP1/IK4GLV to  operate  from
           Tinetto Island (EU-083,  IIA SP-003)  between 7  and 15  UTC on  23
           September. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX IK4JPR]
J3       - AC8G, N0VD, N0KE  and W8QZA plan  to operate from  Grenada from  26
           October to 1 November. In the CQ WW DX SSB Contest the will use J3A
           (QSL via WA1S).  Outside the contest  they will be  active on  most
           bands 160-6 metres  in various modes;  AC8G will use  J37K and  the
           others J3/home call or other  calls as might  be assigned. QSL  via
           home calls or as announced. [TNX AC8G]
JA       - 7L3ATQ/1  will  be  active  from   Shikine  Island  (AS-008,   JIIA
           AS-008-011) on  23-24  September. QSl  via  home  call,  direct  or
           bureau. [TNX JI6KVR]
JA       - Look for Yu,  JR4QUV/4 to  operate from  Ominase Island,  Yamaguchi
           Prefecture on 24-25 September. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.
           [TNX JI6KVR]
JA       - Look for JN4MBO/4,  JR4HHX/4 and JA5BEX/4  to be  active from  Toyo
           Island (AS-117,  JIIA  AS-117-034), Hiroshima  Prefecture  on  9-10
           October. They plan to operate on  80, 40, 30 and  20 metres CW  and
           SSB. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX JI6KVR]
KH6      - Wayne, K9YNF will be active as K9YNF/KH6 from Kauai Island,  Hawaii
           (OC-019) from 25 September through 1  October. He will operate  SSB
           only on +/- 14260, 18128, 24950, 28460 and 28560 kHz. Kauai  Island
           is much sought-after as HI-003S for  U.S. Islands and Kauai  County
           for USA-CA programmes. QSL direct to home call. [TNX K9YNF]
P2       - Derek, G3KHZ and his wife Joyce will be spending a couple of  weeks
           on  the  D'Entrecasteaux   Islands  (OC-116),   Papua  New   Guinea
           commencing the weekend of 22-23 October. Derek will operate CW only
           on 10-40 metres, with 100  watts, a locally  hired generator and  a
           multi-band vertical kindly donated by Maury, IZ1CRR. QSL direct via
           G3KHZ. [TNX IZ1CRR]
SM       - Look for SF50A to be  aired from Oland  Island (EU-037) during  the
           Scandinavian Activity SSB Contest this weekend. QSL via W3HNK. [TNX
ST       - Ado, W4ADO will work for two years for Medecins Sans Frontieres  in
           Sudan. He  will arrive  on 26  September and  will  try to  get  an
           amateur radio licence. If he  suceeds, he will  operate SSB and  CW
           from time to time. The QSL manager will be 9A6AA. [TNX F5NQL]
SV       - SV1GE, SV1RP, SV1AAU,  SV2DGH, SV2FWV and  SV2HNC will operate  (on
           160-6 metres SSB, CW, RTTY  and PSK31) as  SY8S from Skyros  Island
           (EU-060) until 27 September. QSL via SV2DGH (Christos Sfyris,  P.O.
           Box 4200, 57019 Perea,  Thessaloniki, Greece). Further  information
           and QSLling policy at http://www.qsl.net/sv2dgh/sy8s [TNX SV2DGH]
SV9      - Ron, WB2GAI will be operating on 10-80 metres CW from Crete from 26
           September to 10 November. QSL via bureau. [TNX WB2GAI]
SV9      - Stephan, DK3TNA will operate on 80-10 metres SSB as SV9/DK3TNA from
           Crete (EU-015) from 30 September to 12 October. QSL via home  call,
           preferably through the bureau. [TNX VA3RJ]
T8       - John, WB6Z (T88US) and some Japanese operators will be active  from
           Palau between 13 UTC on 28 September and 13 UTC on 2 October.  They
           are now  applying  for T80Z  or  another special  callsign.  Expect
           activity on 80-6 metres mainly  SSB. QSL direct  to WB6Z (P.O.  Box
           746, Mercer Island, WA 98040, USA). [TNX JF1OCQ]
V2       - Bud, AA3B will  operate CW only  as V26K from  Antigua (NA-100)  on
           23-28 November, including a SOAB Low Power entry in the CQ WW DX CW
           Contest. QSL via home call. [TNX AA3B]
W        - Look for W6A to be active (on 14025-14040, 14225-14240,  7025-7040,
           7225-7240, 3530  and  3855  kHz)  from  several  rare  counties  of
           California from 25 September through  9 October. Special  attention
           will be paid  to DX stations.  The QTHs will  be at county  borders
           where three counties  join: Del Norte,  Siskiyou & Humboldt  (25-26
           September); Shasta, Trinity  & Siskiyou  (27-28 September);  Modoc,
           Shasta, Lassen  (29-30  September);  Sierra,  Lassen,  Plumas  (1-2
           October); counties for 3-9  October to be  decided. QSL via  K6HFA.
           [TNX K6HFA]
W        - The Tennessee  Valley  DX Association  (http://tvdxa.com)  will  be
           active as  W4I from  St. George  Island  (NA-085) on  2-9  October.
           Twelve operators will  be active 40-6  metres CW and  SSB. QSL  via
           WA4AA, direct or bureau. [TNX www.rsgbiota.com]

CQ/RJ DX  RTTY  CONTEST --->  The  following stations  have  announced  their
participation in this year's event (24-25 September):
ZONE   CALL          CATEGORY     DXCC                 QSL
05     VP9/K7AR      M/2          Bermuda
08     8P2K          SOAB         Barbados             KU9C
08     KG4OX         SOAB         Guantanamo Bay       W4OX
08     PJ7/K7ZUM     SOAB         Sint Maarten         K7ZUM
08     VP5RED                     Turks & Caicos       K2RED
09     PJ2B          M/M          Netherlands Antilles
14     HB0/DL1FX                  Liechtenstein
14     PI4COM        M/2          The Netherlands      PA3CAL
15     TK/F5CWU                   Corsica
17     EY8MM         SO           Tajikistan           K1BV
20     J49XB                      Crete                DJ9XB
20     OD5NJ                      Lebanon              EA5BYP or I1HJT
21     A61AJ         M/M          UAE
26     E21YDP        M/2          Thailand             E21YDP
35     D44TD         SOSB 20m HP  Cape Verde
Do  not  forget to give a look to the Announced Operations listing maintained
by Bill, NG3K at http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/cqr2005.html - good contest to  you

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

DLE ---> Paco, EA5OL announces the creation of a new award (Diploma Lagos  de
Espana) for contacts  made/heard with amateur  radio stations operating  from
the various lakes in  Spain. The certificate  is free of  charge and will  be
sent by e-mail.  Further information can  be found at  www.ea5ol.net or  from

                          *** 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  this year's ILLW  activities by  IU1L (La  Lanterna,
        ARLHS ITA-177, WAIL  LI-005) and IQ6SB/LGH  (San Benedetto del  Tronto
        Lighthouse,  WAIL   MA-001,   ARLHS   ITA-154)   cab   be   found   at
        www.arigenova.it and http://digilander.libero.it/arisbt  respectively.
        [TNX IZ1BZS and I6HWD]

QSLs received direct or through managers: 3DA0WPX, 4S7EA, 4U1UN, 4U1WB, 4X0AI
(AS-100), 5B/KI0BP, 5D6MC, 5R8GT (AF-090), 5X1W,  6O0CW, 6Y5WJ, 7Q7PF,  7V2SI
(AF-097), 8Q7EX, 9U6PM,  9V1CW, A35YL, A71BX,  BT4ARDF, C91NM, CO2CL,  CO8LY,
GM3VLB/P (EU-010),  GN0ADX (EU-122),  HC2FG, HL0C/5  (AS-181), I5/I1BUP  (IIA
LI-030),I5/IK1JJB (IIA LI-004), IM0/IZ0EJQ  (EU-165), J48KW (EU-052),  J69EN,
J75RZ, JA6LCJ (AS-012), KG4OV, KH2X, KH8SI, KP2BH, LZ35ZF, MS0IRC/p (EU-189),
N1DX (NA-055), N4PN  (NA-085), OD5WPX, OH0Z,  P29ZAD (OC-099), RG9A,  S79JAG,
S9SS, SM7BHM/P  (EU-037), SV1EQU/8  (EU-075), SV2ASP/A,  TA3BN/0,  TA4/YZ1SG,
(OC-206), VP2E,  VP6DIA, VP8WWW, VP9/W6PH, VR2MY, XX8BB,  XX9C, YB7M,  YI9LZ,

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