425 DX News issue #799

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                              425 DX News #799
                              26 August 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

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

3A      - Patrice, F5RBB reports he will operate SSB  on 40, 20, 15, 10 and  6
          metres as 3A/F5RBB from Monaco on 2-10 September.
3V      - Francois, F8DVD will operate CW and  SSB on 80-10 metres from  3V8SM
          (Djerba Island, AF-083) on 28-31 August. QSL for this operation  via
          F8DVD, direct or bureau. [TNX F5NQL]
7P      - Jan/DL7JAN, Mathias/DJ2HD  and Wolfgang/DH3WO  will be  active  from
          Roma, Lesotho on  3-12 September. They  will collect their  licences
          upon  arrival   (requested  calls   are  7P8JF,   7P8DJ  and   7P8WO
          respectively) and they plan  to operate with  two stations on  80-10
          metres CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL for all  via DL7JAN, direct  or
          bureau. [TNX DL7JAN]
9A      - Look for 9A5AN/p (Neno), 9A/OM3PC (Rudi),  9A/OM5ZW (Lubo) and  Tami
          9A/OM5MF (Tami) to  operate from  Palagruza Island  (EU-090) on  2-9
          September. QSL via home calls. Further  information can be found  at
          http://www.palagruza.net [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
CU      - Jean-Pierre, F8AYU will  be active as  CU8/F8AYU from Flores  Island
          (EU-089), Azores on 3-10 September. He  plans to operate CW and  SSB
          on 20 and 40 metres. [TNX F8REF]
EA      - Francois, ON4LO  reports  he  will  operate  as  EA5/OO4F  from  two
          lighthouses - Cabo de Palos (ARLHS SPA-019) and El Estacio (SPA-088)
          - between 1 and 30 September.  Activity will be on 40-6 metres  SSB.
          QSL via ON4LO.
EA8     - Frank, DH5JG will be active as EA8/DH5JG from Lanzarote (DIE S-007),
          Canary Islands (AF-004) from 30 August to 12 September. He plans  to
          operate CW, SSB and RTTY/PSK31 on  40-10 metres, and to  partecipate
          in the IARU Region 1 Field Day SSB (2-3 September) and in the  WAEDC
          SSB (9-10 September). QSL via bureau to home call. [TNX DH5JG]
EA8     - Nicolas,  F5TGR  will  operate  SSB  and  CW  on  40-10  metres   as
          EA8/F5TGR/p from  Fuerteventura,  Canary Islands  (AF-004)  on  2-16
          September. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX F5TGR]
FH      - Tom, DL2RUM  and Jan,  DJ8NK will  operate as  TX5T and  TX5NK  from
          Mayotte (AF-027) from 31 August through  11 September. They plan  to
          be active on 160-10 metres CW,  SSB, RTTY and  PSK31. QSL via  their
          respective home calls. [TNX DJ8NK]
GM      - The Orkney Wireless Museum  (www.owm.org.uk) will be  on the air  as
          GB2OWM    during     the     16th    Orkney     Science     Festival
          (http://www.oisf.org/), which  will  be held  from  31 August  to  6
          September. [TNX VA3RJ]
GM     - The Orkney Amateur Radio Club (http://www.eu009.com) will operate as
          GB1H from the Isle of Stronsay (EU-009) on 7-10 September. They will
          use an hydrogen powered station. QSL via MM3LQK. [TNX MM0MSS]
I      - Walter, IZ3ALU  will be  active as  ID9/IZ3ALU from  Vulcano  Island
          (EU-017, IIA ME-018) from 26 August to 2 September. He will  operate
          SSB, PSK and RTTY on 40, 20 and  15 metres. QSL via home call.  [TNX
I       - Special call IU3TS will be aired from 1 September through 31 October
          to celebrate the 60th anniversary of ARI Trieste. [TNX IV3LNQ]
IS0     - Giorgio, IZ1DXS reports he has had to cancel his 2-10 September trip
          [425DXN 791] to Sardinia.
LA      - Yogi, DB5YB will operate as LA/DB5YB from Halsnoy Island (EU-055) on
          1-11 September. He plans to be  active mainly on 20 metres SSB.  QSL
          via home call. [TNX DB5YB]
LX      - Theo/PA1TK, Kees/PA5WT and Rob/PA3GVI will be active as LX/homecalls
          from Luxembourg (JN39AX) from 30 August  to 3 September. Their  main
          goal is the  participation in  the IARU  Region 1  VHF Contest  (2-3
          September), but there  will be HF  activity as  well, on  30 and  40
          metres (CW and SSB), during their  early morning and evening  hours.
          QSL   via   home    calls.   Pictures   will    be   available    at
          http://www.sitekreator.com/pa3gvi [TNX PA3GVI]
LZ      - Special event station LZ1900K will be active through the end of  the
          year to  celebrate the  1900th anniversary  of the  ancient town  of
          Pautalia (modern Kyustendil). QSL via LZ1BJ (bureau preferred). [TNX
OZ      - Look for OZ/DF8HS to be active  from Samsoe Island (EU-172) from  27
          August to 8 September. QSL via home call. [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
OZ      - Michael, DK5NA will operate as OZ/DK5NA from Romo Island (EU-125) on
          2-23 September. Activity will  be mostly between  30 and 160  metres
          CW. QSL via home call. [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
S7      - Claudio, IZ0KRC reports he will operate holiday style as S79RC  from
          the islands  of Mahe,  Praslin  and La  Digue  (all count  for  IOTA
          AF-024), Seychelles on  3-16 September.  QSL via  IK0PRP, direct  or
UR      - Celebrating the 15th anniversary of the  indipendence of Ukraine,  a
          number of special calls will be  aired on 24-28 August: EO15FF  (QSL
          via UX0FF), EO15FW (QSL via UT3FW), EM15FA (QSL via UT2FA) and EN15P
          (QSL via UR4PWL). [TNX UX0FF and UR3PGS]
UR      - Slava/US7IGF,  Roman/UR7IJQ,   Alexandr/UR7IKV,   Roman/UY7IQ   will
          operate on 40-17  metres and 6m  SSB and CW  from Donets'kyi  Island
          (SD-05 for the Ukrainian Islands Award)  on 27 August. QSL card  via
          home calls. [TNX US7IGF]
V2      - Bud, AA3B will  operate CW  only as  V26K from  Antigua (NA-100)  on
          22-27 November, including a SOAB Low Power entry in the CQ WW CW  DX
          Contest. QSL via home call. [TNX AA3B]
VE      - Linda, VE9GLF and  Len, VE9MY  are planning  another operation  from
          NA-126 around late August-early September. Their  last trip was  cut
          short by an emergency call from home. QSL via home calls, direct  or
          bureau. [TNX VE9MY]
VE      - Look for special event call VE6QCWA  to be aired  from 1 through  30
          September for  the QCWA  National Convention  that will  be held  in
          Calgary on 28-30  September. QSL via  VE6AFO. Founded  in 1947,  the
          Quarter Century  Wireless  Association  is  open  to  amateur  radio
          operators who have been licenced for at least 25 years (please visit
          http://www.qcwa.org/ for full information). [TNX VA3RJ]
VE      - Jean-Pierre, F5AHO and Joel, F5PAC plan  to operate from a few  IOTA
          groups (NA-068, NA-029, NA-154, NA-010,  NA-081, NA-126 and  NA-127)
          while touring  New  Brunswick  and Nova  Scotia  between  1  and  23
          September. Look for them on +/-  14260 and 18128 kHz between 12  and
          19 UTC. QSL via  home calls, direct  or bureau. Further  information
          can be found at http://perso.orange.fr/f5aho [TNX F5AHO]
VE      - George, K3GV  reports he  will be  active on  15  and 20  metres  as
          K3GV/VY2 from Prince Edward Island (NA-029)  on 3-17 September.  QSL
          via home call, direct or bureau.
VK      - Wade, AA8LL and Liz, K8LIZ will be active from Australia as follows:
          01-04 September  VK7AAH/5 and VK7AED/5
                Cape du Couedic Lighthouse (AUS-030), Kangaroo Island (OC-139)
          05-06 September  VK7AAH and VK7AED
                Cape Bruny Lighthouse (AUS-254), South Bruny Island (OC-233)
          07-10 September  VK7AAH and VK7AED
                Tasmania (OC-006)
          They operate CW  and SSB (maybe  RTTY) with 100  watts and wires  on
          15-40 metres. QSL VK7AAH via AA8LL,  QSL VK7AED via K8LIZ. [TNX  The
          Daily DX]

AFRICAN TOUR ---> Miki, YT1CS will be  touring Africa in October. So far  his
list of  destinations  includes Tanzania  (5H),  Kenya  (5Z),  Burundi  (9U),
Ethiopia (ET), Comoros (D6) and Mayotte (FH). He also plans to operate from a
few IOTAs:  Lamu  (AF-040), Wasini  (AF-067),  Zanzibar  (AF-032)  and  Pemba
(AF-063). Miki is  looking for sponsors  and can be  reached at  yt1cs@ptt.yu

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

DXCC NEWS --->  Several QSLs for  ZL7/KH0PR (Chatham Islands,  2-5 May  2005)
were inadvertently rejected. Those have had QSOs rejected at DXCC, can  claim
credit by contacting Bill Moore at dxcc@arrl.org [TNX NC1L]

QSL 3Y0X  --->  Read the  latest  update on  the  outgoing QSL  situation  at

QSL 5V7BR ---> Gerard, F2VX has been the new QSL manager (direct and  bureau)
for Robert, 5V7BR since 1 June 2006. [TNX F6AJA and Les Nouvelles DX]

QSL GW3KHZ/P ---> Steve, G4EDG reports  that all direct requests sent to  him
for the May 2006 GW3KHZ/P  operation from St.  Tudwal's Island (EU-106)  have
been processed and mailed out.

QSL LG5LG & SJ9WL ---> John, SM5DJZ (ex-SM0DJZ) has been the QSL manager  for
SJ9WL and LG5LG, the station on  the border between Sweden and Norway,  since
1995. As of 20 August  2006, the QSL  route has changed  and cards should  be
sent to Svenn-Erik Spigseth, LA4EKA (either  direct or through the  Norwegian
QSL bureau). Cards already sent to  SM5DJZ will be forwarded  to the new  QSL
manager. Full  information on  the  station at  Morokulien  can be  found  at
http://www.east.no/priv/la7tia/arim/engarim.htm [TNX SM5DJZ]

QSL VIA  IZ7AUH --->  Frank, IZ7AUH  says that  the  II7ANT cards  have  been
printed, and direct requests are being processed and mailed out. Bureau cards
for the 2005 and 2006 activities will  follow. If you have not received  your
card(s) for  the  2004  and/or  2005  activities,  please  contact  Frank  at

VU4AN ---> Full details on the awards  for the 18-25 April activity from  the
Andman Islands (including awards for those who either operated under a  VU4AN
callsign    or    contacted    VU4AN    stations)    can    be    found    at
http://www.niar.org/hamfest/vu4an_awards.html [TNX VU2JOS]

QSLs received  direct or  through managers:  3B8CF, 3D2NB,  3D2OU,  5B/KI0BP,
5B4AGN,  5X1RI,6W/F6ELE  (AF-078),  6W/RW3TN,   7S2E,  7X0RY,  8P2K,   8P9PA,
9M0/9M2TO (AS-051), A41MX,  AT0AI, BD5WW,  BI3H, C56W,  C6AYM, CE6M,  CG2AWR,
J79DX, J79VQ,  JT1Y, K7C,  KD6WW/HC3, KD6WW/HC4,  KH7U/KH5, KL7/WF9A,  LU1ZR,
LU1ZS, MU5X, OC5I (SA-073), OL1C, OX3LX,  P29ZAD, P41S, PJ2/W0NB,  PJ7/DL7DF,
PY0S/PS7JN, PY1OTO/PY0T, RI1PI (EU-085), RI1PXC (EU-085), RV9CEN, S01R, S9SS,
T80A, T88LZ,  T93M,  TF4M, TI5N,  TI8CBT,  TO3W, TT8M,  TY5DA,  TZ6M,  UE1OTA
(EU-153), UP4L, V31BH, V31JP, V44KJ, V47KV, V7/N4XP, V8FVV, VI9NI, VP2V/G6AY,
(OC-270), YC6JKV/P  (OC-270), YE6N  (OC-161), YE6P  (OC-270), YJ0ADX,  YL4HQ,


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