425 DX News issue #784

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                              425 DX News #784
                                13 May 2006 

                             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

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

CN      - Patrick, F6IRF  will operate  as CN2WW  from Morocco  on 20-29  May,
          including a  SOAB  entry  in  the  CQ  WW  WPX  CW  Contest.  Latest
          information will be  posted on  http://cn2ww.blogspot.com/. QSL  via
          EA7FTR. [TNX NG3K]
CT3     - Karl, OE3JAG will be active as  CT3/OE3JAG from Madeira (AF-014)  on
          15-22 May.  He plans  to operate  QRP with  a dipole  or long  wire,
          mainly on CW, PSK and  RTTY on 20  and 30 metres.   QSL via  OE3JAG.
          [TNX K1XN]
EA      - URE Huelva will  operate as EG7CC  on 20-21 May  to commemorate  the
          500th anniversary of  the death  of Christopher  Columbus. Look  for
          activity on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres. QSL via EA7URE, direct  or
          bureau. [TNX EA7EUF]
FM      - Jacky, F5OIU will  be active  as FM/F5OIU  from Martinique  (NA-107)
          from 13 May to 1 July. He will operate mostly CW, with some SSB  and
          digital modes. QSL via bureau to home call. [TNX F8BBL]
GM      - MM0DFV, GM0WRR,  GM0EZP, GM7OAW  and  possibly others  will  operate
          Great Cumbrae Island  (EU-123) on 13  May. Jurij,  MM0DFV will  take
          part in the CQ-M contest (CW only) as MS0DGR, while the others  will
          use their own call signs on SSB and digital modes. [TNX MM0DFV]
HI      - Antonio, IW2OAZ will operate on 80-6  metres as HI8/IW2OAZ from  the
          Dominican Republic  (NA-096) on  18-30 May.  On 20  May he  will  be
          active from Catalina Island (NA-122) for 24 hours. [TNX IW2OAZ]
HL      - Han, DS2GOO will operate as DS2GOO/3 from Nok Island (AS-080,  WLOTA
          LH 0754) on 18-21 May. He plans to be active on 80-6 metres run  100
          watts into vertical and wire antennas. QSL via home call, direct  or
          bureau.        Logs        will        be        available        at
          http://myhome.naver.com/dxer2han/LH_0754 [TNX HL1VAU]
I       - Weather permitting  I8JOQ,  IZ8EDG  and  IZ8DWO  will  operate  from
          Scoglio Vetara (not IOTA, IIA NA-017) on 14 May. [TNX I8JOQ]
I       - Claudio, I0KHY reports he will operate on the HF bands and 6  metres
          from Ischia Island (EU-031, IIA NA-001) on 20-27 May.
JA      - Expect five special stations (8J1P, 8J3P, 8J4P, 8J5P and 8J6P) to be
          QRV on all bands and modes from 12  May to 30 June to celebrate  the
          International QRP Day  (17 June). QSL  via operators'  instructions.
          [TNX VA3RJ]
JW      - Roger, JW4GHA will be staying on Bear Island (EU-027) until July. He
          plans to focus on  6 metres during  the last month  of his stay  and
          will be monitoring  50110 kHz  (CW and  SSB). QSL  via LA4GHA.  [TNX
KH8     - Gavin, W9EYE plans to operate  in his spare  time as AH8/W9EYE  from
          Pago Pago, American Samoa on 15-21  May. He will  operate on all  HF
          bands SSB  as  propagation allows.  QSL  via home  call,  direct  or
          bureau. [TNX NG3K]
KL      - Fred, AI3Z and Joanne,  N3YYT will operate  as AI3Z/KL7 from  Kodiak
          Island (NA-019) on 15-20 May. QSL  via AI3Z. They plan to be  active
          on 40 and 6 metres as work and weather permit. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
KP2     - Look  for   The   Three   Steves   -   N2IFA,   KB2ENF   and   KF2TI
          (http://3stevesandkurt.dynu.com/) - to operate  on 10-160 metres  as
          KP2/N2IFA, KP2/KB2ENF and KP2/KF2TI from St Croix, US Virgin Islands
          on 19-22 May. QSL via bureau or  direct KF2TI. Work all of them  and
          receive the WAS (Worked All Steves) Certificate!. [TNX KF2TI]
LU      - LU4DXU and LW1DRH will operate as  LU1DMG from Martin Garcia  Island
          (SA-055) on 11-14 May. Look for activity on 80-10 metres SSB and CW.
          QSL via LU4DXU. [TNX LU4DXU]
SP      - Special event station SN16B will  be active on  10-80 metres CW  and
          SSB (plus 6 and 2 metres) on 15-31 May to celebrate the first  visit
          of Pope Benedict XVI to  Poland. QSL via  SP9PKZ, direct or  bureau.
          [TNX SP9GKM]
SV9     - Dale, G3VMK will operate  CW only as  SV9/G3VMK from Crete  (EU-015)
          from 19 May to 2 June. He will concentrate on 30, 20 and 17  metres.
          [TNX The Daily DX]
UA      - RK0AXX and UA0AZA will participate in the 50th CQ-M International DX
          Contest (13-14 May) as R50CQM.  QSL via bureau  or direct to  UA3DX.
          Full   information    on   the    contest    can   be    found    at
          http://www.cq-m.andys.ru/ [TNX RA0ALM]
VE      - Linda, VE9GLF and Len, VE9MY will be going to NA-027  (Newfoundland)
          and NA-198 (Newfoundland's Coastal Islands) starting  on 16 May  for
          about two weeks. This is a work trip, so their HF operations (mobile
          or portable) will be as time permits, typically in the evenings  and
          during the  weekends. QSL  to home  calls,  direct or  bureau.  [TNX
W       - Bodo, DL3OCH will be active as  W4/DL3OCH from Key West (NA-062)  on
          13-20 May. He plans to operate  on 80-10 metres  mainly CW. QSL  via
          home call, direct or bureau. [TNX VA3RJ]
W       - Herb, WA2PIP  will  be  active  as  WA2PIP/4  from  Hatteras  Island
          (NA-067) and  Ocracoke Island  (NA-067) on  20-26 May.  He plans  to
          operate SSB  on  20, 17  and  15 metres.  QSL  via home  call.  [TNX

AFRICA TOUR  ---> Tibi,  HA7TM left  Hungary on  9 May and should be  touring
Senegal (6W/HA7TM), Guinea Bissau (J5TM or  J5TIB) and The Gambia (C5/HA7TM).
Tibi plans to  operate CW,  SSB, RTTY  and PSK  on all  the HF  bands. He  is
currently staying with Peter, 6W/HA3AUI (J5UAP) waiting for his lost  luggage
to reach him. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX HA0HW]

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

3Y0X VIDEO ---> Pre-orders for the  Peter I 3Y0X "DX-perience" DVD (which  is
due     out      in     late      summer)      can     be      placed      at
http://www.peterone.com/dvd/index.htm (ordering now gives you a discount  off
the release price).

425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The latest  issue (April 2006) is now available  at
http://www.425dxn.org/monthly/. Articles  and  pictures  should  be  sent  to
Nicola Baldresca, IZ3EBA (iz3eba@ari.it).

BS7H ---> Kan  Mizoguchi, JA1BK has  updated his  web site  with an  improved
video of the latest DXpedition to  Scarborough Reef (April-May 1997). Give  a
look to http://www.iijnet.or.jp/JA1BK/ [TNX K1ER]

EU PSK DX CONTEST --->  The Scottish-Russian ARS  invites the radio  amateurs
all over the world to participate in the 3rd annual European PSK DX  Contest,
to be held on 20-21 May (from 12 UTC to 12 UTC). The objective of the contest
is to establish as many  contacts as possible  between radio amateurs  around
the world and radio amateurs in Europe using the BPSK31 mode. Detailed  rules
are at http://www.eu.srars.org [TNX MM0DFV]

EUROPEAN CASTLES DAY ---> The fifth edition of the European Castles Day  will
take place on 21 May between 6 and  16 UTC. Several stations are expected  to
operate from  fortresses  and  castles  in  France,  Belgium,  Italy,  Spain,
Portugal, etc. Information on the  event and castle  award programmes can  be
found on Jean-Pierre's (F6FNA)  web site at  http://f6fna.club.fr/dfcfa2.html

QSL 3Y0X ---> The first batch of cards (115 pounds/52 kilograms) was sent out
on 8 May. They were mailed to about 2/3 of the individuals who contributed to
the DXpedition expenses AND whose cards  were received through the  beginning
of April. Over the next two weeks, the remainder of this group of cards  will
be processed. After Dayton, the QSL  team will resume processing the rest  of
the contributor cards as well as the non-contributor cards. Bureau cards will
be processed  at an  appropriate  time in  the  future. Please  refrain  from
e-mailing the  QSL  manager (N2OO)  at  this time.  When  the cards  are  all
processed, he will then gladly assist with any QSL issues. [TNX K0IR & K4UEE]

QSL VU4AN/... ---> Final arrangements seems to be in place for the followiong
via AA4NN, VU3RWO via N3ST, VU3PLM via IK1PMR, VU3TLY via IK1PMR. Logs can be
found at http://www.dx-pedition.de/andaman2006/logs.html

QSL YX0A/YX0LIX  ---> Steve  Wheatley, KU9C  has received  the logs  for  the
YX0A/YX0LIX operation, as  well as a  flood of  emails relative  to QSOs  not
being in  the  log, or  incorrect  band/mode. "You  can  trust  that  I  will
thorougly examine each of  your QSOs against  the log", he  says, "and do  my
best to ensure that you get credit for each QSO that match the log entries. I
suspect many of the issues raised in the emails will be resolved". Steve asks
not to  include QSLs  for other  stations he  manages with  your  YX0A/YX0LIX
cards, as this this will  substantially delay your  QSL return. Bureau  cards
will be honoured and logs will be posted on LOTW (even though not in the near

                          *** 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 the 1-5 May IOTA operation by BY4RSA/4 (AS-150)  are
         available at http://dx.qsl.net/logs; QSL status and  a few  pictures
         can be found at http://spaces.msn.com/ba4tb [TNX BA4TB]
LOGS:    On-line logs for PY0F/CT1BWW (Fernando de  Noronha, August 2005)  are
         now available at http://www.qsl.net/s92bww/QSL.htm [TNX CT1BWW]
LOGS:    On-line logs, QSL request status, pictures and other information  for
         TB0DX    (Kosrelik     Island,    AS-123)     are    available     at
         http://www.okdxf.cz/ankety/iota_ta/iota_ta_en.php QSL via OK2GZ. [TNX

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3W9HRN      DL1HRN      EX8QB       IK2QPR      RP4HDP      RX4HJ
3W9JR       OK1JN       FK8GX       W3HNK       RP4HRS      RW4HB
3Z0LKK      SP6ZDA      GW3KHZ/P    G4EDG       RP4HZZ      RX4HZZ
3Z80LKK     SP8AUP      HC7AE       EA7FTR      RP4NKF      RZ4NWA
4K5D        K2PF        HF40BRP     SP9BRP      RP4P        RA4PO
4L1MA       ON4RU       HF80LKK     SP8AQA      RP4W        UA4WA
4N1856T     YU1BM       HG6EU       HA6VA       RP4Y        RK4YYY
4U1WB       KK4HD       HI3TEJ      ON4IQ       RP61DP      RK3DXZ
5R8GZ       G3SWH       HK4QHD      EA5KB       RP61XX      UA9XC
5V7BR       F5RUQ       HK4QMH      EA5KB       RP6A        RZ6AZZ
5W0DF       AH6HY       HK4SAN      EA7FTR      RP6YYW      UA6YW
5Z4DZ       PC1A        HS0ZAR      K3ZO        RP9JTT      RV9JD
6W1SA       F4BIT       HS0ZEP      HB9FAF      RP9ULF      RZ9UZV
7Q7HB       G0IAS       HZ1MD       PA2V        RP9W        RW9WA
7Z1SJ       EA7FTR      II1W        IW1FGZ      RP9X        UA9XC
8Q7DM       HB9DDM      II7BAT      IW7EGQ      RP9XWM/1    RA9XX
9A/VE3ZIK   DL3PS       JD1BLK      JM1LJS      RZ4HXA/4    RU4HD
9A0CI       DE0MST      JT3A        YT1AD       SB0B        SM0W
9G1YE       PA3ERA      JT3Y        I0SNY       SI0E        SM0EPO
9G1YK       PA3ERA      JV800BV     JT1BV       SK60CG      SM6JSM
9G5OO       DL4WK       JV800CS     JT1CS       SN0DN       SQ2CFL
9H3XX       K6HFA       JY4NE       K3IRV       SN190ZS     SP9GFI
9J2BO       G3TEV       K8P         WA8VDC      SN80LKK     SP8MI
9J2CA       G3SWH       KA1I/KH2    JH7BZR      SP0TPAX     SP7DQR
9L1KR       DL8BAX      KH6/K1GH    DK5FJ       SP0TPFK     SP2FAP
9W6SUE      9M6TW       KH6ZM       I0MWI       ST2T        S57DX
A41KJ       N5FTR       KP3A        W3HNK       T88KL       JN3JBC
A6/OD5TX    W4JS        LU1ECZ      EA5KB       T88LZ       JR1LZK
BD1WC       EA7FTR      LW9EOC      EA7JX       T88XZ       JE1HXZ
BG1DRJ/4    BG1DRJ      LZ06KM      LZ1PJ       TF60VG      LZ1JZ
BI3H        BA4EG       LZ80R       LZ1BJ       TM8MAI      F6KWP
BV4FH       N4XP        N1L         NU1G        TR8CA       F6CBC
BV50CRA     BV2KI       NP2/AB8CK   UA3AGW      TT8LN       F5TLN
BY4RSA/4    BA4TB       NP4A        W3HNK       UA1ONY      RZ3EC
BY4XSL/4    BD4XA       OH0X        OH2TA       UA1PBN/1    RK1PWA
C31GN       pirate      OH60BH      OH2BH       UE3GIK      RN3GM
CM6CAC      EA5KB       OK8XB       M5AAV       UE3OFF/6    RA3QSY
CN3HAD      CN8JV       ON6GIRO     ON4CPN      UE3YBF      RW3YW
CN8IG       EA7FTR      OO6C        ON6CC       UE3YCH      UA3YBW
CN8KD       EA5XX       OQ5M        ON5ZO       UE3YOB      RA3YD
CN8NK       EA5XX       OR1R        ON4CD       UE9RDA      RK9QWW
CN8PA       EA7FTR      OR2M        ON4IA       UE9SWA      RW9TP
CN8YR       K4KU        P29KPH      N5FTR       UE9XBW/1    RA9XX
CN8YZ       EA7FTR      P29SS       N5FTR       UN3M        EA7FTR
CO8LY       EA7ADH      PA9MR       VE3MR       UN7QX       W7BO
CU1CB       EA5KB       PB6KNRM     PE2JB       UP10E       RX3RC
D2DX        OH2BAD      R10DIG      OH5ZZ       V44KJ       WB2TSL
DA0FIFA     DL9ZEA      R1ANF       RK1PWA      V63SC       JM1LBO
DF2006WM    DJ6SI       R7M         RU3AWA      VK0JLX      VK2JLX
DK2006TZ    DL1SBF      RK50SAB     RK3SWB      VK9LNO      N6NO
DQ1Q        DL1JFI      RP0L        UA0LMO      VQ9OW       KA9JOW
DR100NAU    DL1RG       RP0UZF      RU0UQ       VY2/NF6J    DL7RV
DZ50HBC     DU1HBC      RP0Y        UA0YAY      WH7P/KH2    JP1IOF
ED1FID      EA1AST      RP0Z        UA0ZS       WP3C        W3HNK
ED8CII      EA8BYG      RP1A        RZ1AWF      WP4HSZ      KP4SQ
ED8FD       EA8AKN      RP1CC       RV1CC       XV2JX       JM3UML
ED8OTA      IZ7FLP      RP1N        RN1NU       YB1BAD      ON4RU
EL2AR       EL2BA       RP1VIC      RV1AC       YB8TAF      EA5KB
EL2PM       EI5IF       RP1ZM       RZ1ZZZ      YI1AK       AD5W
EM0U        UT3UZ       RP3ABB      RA3BB       YL775TALSI  YL2CF
EM61FA      UT2FA       RP3ABT      RA3BT       YN4SU/9     TI4SU
EO61FY      UX0FY       RP3DPW      RA3FO       YR100A      YO8AXP
EO61G       UR3GM       RP3EKM      UA3EDQ      YT0TESLA    YU1EXY
EO61IS      US7IGF      RP3EPS      RZ3EC       YT150AD     YT1AD
EO61JM      K2PF        RP3PT       UA3PM       YT150AT     YT1AT
EO61RR      UR4RZZ      RP3QQP      RA3KK       YT150Z      YU1ACR
EO61X       UT4XU       RP3QWK      RN3QO       YU150AU     YU7AU
EV61LBK     EW3AA       RP3WBD      RK3WWF      YU150ZZ     YU1ZZ
EV6ZK       UA3FDX      RP3WTW      RW3WWW      YZ6150AMD   YZ6AMD
EV80A/P     EW1WA       RP3XMV      UA3XAC      ZF2JJ       W5OX
EW6GF       DL8KAC      RP3ZVD      RX3ZB       ZK1KH       ZL4HU

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

5Z4ES   Enrico Li Perni, P.O. Box 39256-00623, Nairobi, Kenya
9N7JO   Stig Lindblom, Jum Changphimai 147/1 - Moo 3, Tambon Boot, Ban Ta Bong,
        Phimai, TH-30110 Nakhon Ratchashima, Thailand
AH6HY   David Flack, P.O. Box 29761, Honolulu, Hawaii 96820, USA
AK5Q    Mickey A. Driver, 7010 Lawler Ridge, Houston, TX 77055, USA
BA4TB   Dale S. Yu, 40-501 Xicheng-sancun, Wuxi 214041, China
I8YGZ   Pino Zamboli, Via Trieste 30/54, 84015 Nocera Superiore - SA, Italy
IZ7FLP  Giovanni Sandionigi, Via Ovidio 22, 74100 Taranto - TA, Italy
JQ2IQW  Hiroshi Ohno, 1-21-12 Ohmori Naka #302, Ohta-Ku, Tokyo 143-0014, Japan
LZ1PJ   Ivan Ivanov, P.O. Box 15, BG-1324 Sofia, Bulgaria
RA3QSY  Igor Makeev, P.O. Box 2, Voronezh, 394010, Russia
SM7DKF  Ronnie Nilsson, Vaestra Haeggviksvaegen 12, SE-236 32 Hoellviken,
SP2FAP  Sylwester Jarkiewicz, Suchacz-Zamek, ul. Wielmozy 5b, 82-340 Tolkmicko,
SV2FWV  Takis Perrotis, 3 Metamorfoseos Str., 15234 Halandri, Greece
UR3GM   Igor Pulin, P.O. Box 23, Kherson 73022, Ukraine

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