425 DX News issue #752

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                              425 DX News #752
                              01 October 2005 

                             A.R.I. Dx Bulletin
                          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

   From 1^st October 2005 The 425 Dx News has become the A.R.I. Dx bulletin 

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

4X      - Jan, 4X1VF  reports  that the  4X7AZ  operation from  Akhziv  Island
          (AS-100) [425DXN 750] has  been rescheduled to  take place on  14-15
          October. 4Z4KX, 4Z5LA,  4X6HP, 4Z5FI, 4Z4BS  and 4X1VF  plan to  run
          three complete stations with one power amplifier on 40-10 metres  CW
          and SSB starting around 5 UTC on Friday through 14 UTC on  Saturday.
          QSL via 4Z5LA.
5R      - Giovanni, I5JHW reports he will operate  SSB and RTTY as 5R8HH  from
          Nosy Be (AF-057) on 5-19 October. QSL via home call.
5Z      - Vladimir Bykov, 5Z4/UA4WHX is now from Nairobi and very active  from
          80 to 10 metres SSB and CW. Ted, 5Z4NU (ARSK Secretary) reports that
          Vladimir's rig  was badly  damaged while  in Ethiopia  and  although
          Enrico, 5Z4ES was able to provide a spare from a cannibalised set it
          is still not working correctly. He  is using borrowed equipment  for
          the time being. If he can  resolve his equipment problem in time  he
          intends to  operate from  Lamu Island  (AF-040). After  Kenya he  is
          planning to visit Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. [TNX G3SWH]
DL      - Georg, DK7LX will be active mainly  CW as DK7LX/p from Foehr  Island
          (EU-042, N-17 for the German  Islands Award )  on 6-12 October.  QSL
          via home call. [TNX VA3RJ]
EA      - URE Huelva (www.qsl.net/ea7ure/) will be active  (on 80, 40, 20,  15
          and 10 metres SSB) with the special call AO7URE from Donana National
          Park on 2 October. starting around 7 UTC. This operation is part  of
          the "II Diploma Especies de Donana" in support of the Iberian  Lynx,
          a feline in danger of extinction.  QSL via bureau  or direct to  URE
          Huelva, P.O. Box 259, 21080 Huelva, Spain. [TNX EA7EUF]
F       - TM3DR will be aired on 8-21 October for the 27th HamExpo in Auxerre,
          Burgundy  (http://www.ref-union.org/auxerre/index.php).   On   22-23
          October, during the actual event,  look for F5REF  to be aired  from
          the exibition venue.  All of  the QSOs  made with  either TM3DR  and
          F5REF will be confirmed automatically via  the bureau; direct  cards
          should be sent to F2WS. [TNX F5NQL]
HS      - The National Telecommunications Commission has authorised the use of
          the WARC bands and low bands  (80 and 160 metres) until 31  December
          from the  RAST club  station at  the Asian  Institute of  Technology
          (HS0AC) using the special callsign HS0T to commemorate the birth  of
          a son to Crown Prince Maha  Vajiralongkorn and Princess Srirasmi  on
          29 April  2005.  The King  has  named the  baby  prince  Teepangkorn
          Rasmichoti. QSL via HS6NDK. [TNX G4UZN]
I       - IZ4GQA is the callsign of the first Italian Red Cross amateur  radio
          station, which  will be  activated for  the first  time in  October.
          Their web page is at http://radio.cribo.it
I       - Special event  station IT9AC  will be  active until  9 October  from
          Trapani (Sicily)  for the  Louis Vuitton  Acts 8  &  9 of  the  32nd
          America's Cup.  QSL via  IT9JLG (P.O.Box  200, 91100  Trapani -  TP,
          Italy). [TNX IT9JLG]
JA      - Look for Kenji, JA4GXS/4 to operate on 40-15 metres CW from  Nishino
          Island (AS-041, JIIA AS-041-010), Shimane  Prefecture on 8  October.
          QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX JI6KVR]
KH0     - Ten members of the  Mitsubishi Electric Tokyo  ARC (JM1YGG) will  be
          active as  either KH0/JM1YGG  and  KH0/homecall from  Rota,  Mariana
          Islands (OC-086)  on 9-12  October. The  operators will  be  JA1DFS,
          JL3IJK, and  they  plan to  operate  on 160-6  metres  CW,  SSB  and
          hopefully digital  modes. QSL  via JM1YGG,  direct or  bureau.  [TNX
S7      - The S79RRC team  stopped and operated  for a few  ours on 20  metres
          from Cosmoledo  (AF-026) on  29 September.  Operations from  Aldabra
          (AF-025) are  expected  to  start  on  30  September  as  previously
          announced [425DXN 750]. QSL via RZ3EC.

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                          ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

2M BEACON ---> SV3AQR/B is a new beacon active on 144.488.0 MHz CW from  near
Amalias (KM07QS), Greece. It runs 5 watts into a "big wheel"  omnidirectional
antenna.  Reports,  remarks   and  suggestions   should  be   sent  to   John
Theofilopoulos, SV3AQR. [TNX SV3AQR]

40M IN  SINGAPORE  ---> The  Singapore  Amateur  Radio  Transmitting  Society
(SARTS) is pleased  to announce that  as of  29 September  2005 the  Infocomm
Development Authority of Singapore (iDA) approved the allocation of the  7.1-
7.2 MHz band for Singapore amateurs with immediate effect on a secondary  use
basis. This supplements  the existing allocation  (7.0-7.1 MHz.). [TNX  Peter
Cook, 9V1PC, SARTS President]

QSL EA9LZ ---> Jorge, EA9LZ reports that EA7JB is no longer his QSL  manager.
Jorge has not access to the  bureau, so cards should be  sent direct only  to
Jorge Taboada, P.O. Box 530, 51080 Ceuta, Spain. [TNX IK3QAR]

QSL FT8WA & FT0WA ---> Jean-Michel,  F6GBQ still has the  logs for his  FT8WA
and FT0WA activities  from Crozet  in 1987,  but has  run out  of cards.  Les
Nouvelles DX has had a small batch  of new cards printed, and Jean-Michel  is
now able to confirm outstanding QSOs. His address is: Jean-Michel Gabouriaud,
138 Chemin des Courreges les Matelles, 34270 St Mathieu de Treviers,  France.

QSL VK8PW/8 ---> Peter, VY0PW (ex VK8PW)  reports he will be closing the  log
for his VK8PW/8 operation from South Goulburn Island (OC-229, August 1999) by
the end  of this  year.  Peter's current  address  is: Peter  Wollenberg,  76
Eldorado Lane, Saskatoon, SK S7T 1B6 Canada. [TNX www.islandchaser.com]

+ SILENT KEY + Allan, G0IAS reports that Ron Macfarlane, 7Q7RM passed away on
17 September. "Ron, also known as The Old Man of Malawi or Radio Malawi,  had
lived in Nyasaland Malawi since 1954", Allan says. "Along with Les, 7Q7LA, he
was responsible for getting the re-issue of the 7Q licence in 1990, after  it
was banned in 1974. Ron gave many stations their  first 7Q on 50 MHz, and  on
other bands".

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                          ***  NEWS FROM THE WEB  ***
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

K7C:           There have been difficulties with the ISP over the operation of
               DXA, which has been slimmed down  to focus only on the  logging
               functions. At all events, rest assured that if your contact was
               confirmed by a K7C operator over the air, it is in the log even
               though it does  not show up  on DXA.  Please do  not dupe  your
               contact.  The  first  pictures  from  Kure  can  be  viewed  at
LOGS:          On-line logs for Max,  KH6ZM have been  updated to include  his
               first  CQ/RJ  WW  RTTY   DX  Contest  and   can  be  found   at
               www.qsl.net/i0mwi/ [TNX I0MWI]
QSL GALLERY:   The large collection of QSL cards (2600+) on Les Nouvelle  DX's
               web site has  been updated. Seven  different galleries  include
               cards for each  of the 58  deleted DXCC  entities (500+  QSLs),
               obsolete prefixes  (900 QSLs),  Antarctic bases  (400+ QSLs)  &
               TAAF (Terres Australes and Antarctiques Francaises, 200  QSLs),
               pre-1945 countries (200+  QSLs) and French  Departments, US  48
               States before 1945.  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]
TOP LISTS:     The latest  Topband,  Topmode  and  Toplist  listings  are  now
               available  at  http://www.425dxn.org/awards/toplist/index.html.
               Please send your  scores, as well  as any  request for  further
               information, to Erminio Pandocchi, I2EOW (i2eow@fastwebnet.it)

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3Z13HRG     SP6YFU      HF675TA/9   SP9PTA      R1FJL       RK1PWA
4G73DJ      DU8DJ       HK3JJH/2    HK3JJH      S79RRC/A    RZ3EC
4G73HBC     DU1HBC      HK6PSG      EA5OL       S79RRC/C    RZ3EC
4K9W        DL6KVA      HR2JGG      EA7FTR      SA50L       SK0BU
4N35CW      YU1BM       HS0ZCW      K4VUD       SF50A       W3HNK
4O310SKY    YT6A        HS0ZFS      LX1KQ       SU8GFTN     IZ8CCW
5N8NDP      IK5JAN      II2R        I2RFJ       SV0JD/8     DL6NBA
5T0JL       ON8RA       II9ETN      IT9VCE      SV0XAN/5    IZ2WZD
5V7BR       F5RUQ       IP1/IK4GLV  IK4GLV      SY8S        SV2DGH
5Z4/UA4WHX  UA4WHX      IP1/IK4JPR  IK4JPR      T80B        WB6Z
6Y1V        OH3RB       IP1/IK4RUX  IK4RUX      T88YK       JN1WTK
7P8/JH4RHF  OE1ZKC      IY4FGM      IK4UPU      T98GHA      LA4GHA
7Q7HB       G0IAS       J49XB       DJ9XB       TA2ZAF      OK1TN
7Q7MT       NU5O        JD1BLQ      JA2KCT      TM2VCA      F5KEE
9H3HD       G3ZWH       JD1BLU      JG3DOR      TT8FC       EA4AHK
9H3X        PE1NGF      JW7QI       LA7QI       UE3FAP      RA3AKF
9H3YM       PE1OFJ      JW8AW       LA8AW       UN5A        DL8KAC
9H3YT       PA3GUU      K4P         KF4OM       UO80IT      UN7IT
9H3ZR       PB9ZR       K7C         K4TSJ       UR0IQ/p     UX2IQ
9J2CA       G3SWH       KG4OX       W4OX        UT3IB/P     UX2IQ
A35RK       W7TSQ       KH9/W0CN    K9JS        V73VE       JF1OCQ
A61Q        EA7FTR      KP4RV       AI4U        VA1ISAR     VE1AI
BU2/JJ1TBB  JL1ANP      LW2DFH      EA5KB       VP5RED      K2RED
C21SX       G3SXW       NP4A        W3HNK       VP6SL       PE5YRA
C21XF       G3TXF       OH0AL       OH2AL       W6A         K6HFA
CK6AO       VE6AO       OH0P        DJ2PJ       XL3NJ       VA3NJ
CV5Y        CX1UA       OO5TRUDO    ON4TRC      XM7IG       VE7IG
DL2GG/YV5   DL3AMA      OO7MIC      ON7MIC      XO1JA       N3SL
DP9Z        DF9ZP       OX3XR       OZ3PZ       YB0ECT      K3AIR
DQ4Q        DF9ZP       PC6NHW      PA3CNX      YC9NBR      EA5KB
DR5C        DL7ZZ       PI4COM      PA3CAL      YC9YKI      YB9BU
DS50IC      DS0IC       PI60ETL     PI4ETL      YE7P        IZ8CCW  (a)
ET3TK       OK1CU       PI60HSG     PA4PS       YE7P        JN6RZM  (b)
EW6GF       DL8KAC      PI60ZI      PI4ZI       YE7P        K8SIX   (c)
EY8MM       K1BV        PJ2/K5ZM    K9JS        YE7P        YB1TC   (d)
F8UFT       F6ICG       PJ2/K9MUG   K9JS        YI1OM       IK2DUW
GB0SM       G0PSE       PJ2/WW4LL   K9JS        YI9LZ       LZ1ZF
GX4NOK      G7VHS       PJ2B        K9JS        YV5TX       EA5KB
HB0/ON6UQ   ON6UQ       PJ2MI       W2CQ        YZ35EW      YZ1EW
HC1MD       K8LJG       R1ANF       RK1PWA      Z22JE       K3PD
HC8N        W5UE        R1ANN       RZ3DJ       Z33F        IZ8FWN
HF0POL      SP3WVL      R1ANT       RW1AI       ZL4IR       W8WC

(a)  Europe             (c)  North America
(b)  Japan              (d)  others

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

3B9FR    Robert Felicite, P.O. Box 31, Citronelle, Rodriguez Island, Republic
          of Mauritius
DJ6OI    Thomas Steinmann, P.O. Box 1117 D-37162 Uslar, Germany
G0PSE    Tom Taylor, 19 Derwent Grove, Taunton, Somerset TA1 2NJ, England
G3SXW    Roger Western, 7 Field Close, Chessington, Surrey KT9 2QD, England
G3TXF    Nigel Cawthorne, Falcons, St George's Avenue, Weybridge, Surrey KT13
          0BS, England
HS6NDK   Sonthaya Phanthanyakij, P.O. Box 20, Lumlukka, Pathum Thani, 12150,
HV5PUL   Luca Della Giovampaola, Piazza S. Giovanni in Laterano 4, 00120
          Citta' del Vaticano
IZ8CCW   Antonio Cannataro, P.O.Box 360, 87100 Cosenza - CS, Italy
K7C      Kure DXpedition 2005, c/o K4TSJ, P.O. Box 1, Watkinsville, GA 30677,
K8LJG    John Kroll, 3528 Craig Drive, Flint, MI 48506 USA
K9JS     Jonathan L. Schulz, 813 West Washington, Harvard, IL 60033, USA
RZ3EC    Eugene Shelkanovtcev, P.O. Box 70, Orel, 302028, Russia
SV2DGH   Christos Sfyris, P.O. Box 4200, 57019 Perea, Thessaloniki, Greece
WB6Z     P.O. Box 746, Mercer Island, WA 98040, USA

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