425 DX News issue #804

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                              425 DX News #804
                             30 September 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

5B      - Sigi, DL7DF will  operate CW, SSB,  RTTY and SSTV  holiday style  as
          5B4/DL7DF from Cyprus (AS-004) on 5-12  October. QSL via home  call.
          [TNX NG3K]
5R      - Willi,  DJ7RJ  will  operate  CW  and  SSB  on  160-10  metres  from
          Madagascar on 1-27 October. Reportedly he will be on IOTA AF-057. No
          callsign has been assigned yet. QSL via home call. [TNX AA1M]
8Q      - Andrew, G7COD will be active as  8Q7AK from Embudu Island,  Maldives
          (AS-013) on 3-15 October. He  plans to operate  on 10-80 metres  SSB
          with some CW. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX K1XN]
9A      - Chris (9A/DL9CHR),  Georg  (9A/DL1GEO), Heli  (9A/DH1ABC),  Wolfgang
          (9A/DJ3MWB), Wolf (9A/DG0DE) and Emir (9A6AA/p) will be active  from
          a few Croatian  islands in the  EU-170 IOTA group  on 7-14  October.
          They plan to operate on  20 and 40  metres SSB. Further  information
          will  be  available  at  http://www.inet.hr/9a6aa/iocaplan.htm  [TNX
BY      - Look for BD1DRJ/2, BG2QMP/2 and BD2RI/2  to be active on 40, 20  and
          15 metres SSB and CW from  Changxing Islan (AS-151) on 1-6  October.
          QSL via BD1DRJ (He Lei, Rm 1705,Tower B, No.36 Beisanhuan East Road,
          Dongcheng Dist., Beijing 100013, China). [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
DL      - Thomas, DH5MM and Mario, DL5ME will operate on 40, 20 and 17  metres
          from Fehmarn Island  (EU-128) on 6-9  October. QSL  via home  calls.
          [TNX DL5ME]
EA8     - Stephan, DK3TNA will be active as  EA8/DK3TNA from Tenerife,  Canary
          islands (AF-004) on 7-12 October. He  plans to operate SSB on  15-80
          metres  during  his   evening  hours.  QSL   via  home  call.   [TNX
ER      - Special event  station ER570C  will be  active  on 1-15  October  to
          celebrate the 570th  anniversary of  Chisinau, the  capital city  of
          Moldova. QSL via ER1DA, direct or bureau. [TNX ER1DA]
G       - GB6OCV, G3RCV,  G1RCV  and member  stations  will be  active  during
          October as  part of  Cray Valley  Radio Society's  60th  anniversary
          celebrations. The Cray Valley Diamond Award is available for working
          club  and  member   stations  in  October.   Full  details  are   at
          http://www.cvrs.org [TNX M3RCV]
GD      - Four   members    of    QRP-Amateur   Radio    Club    International
          (http://www.qrparci.org/) will  be  active  from  the  Isle  of  Man
          (EU-116) from  28 September  until 4  October. Look  for Dick  G0BPS
          (GD0BPS), Ken MD/W4DU, Hank MD/K8DD and Stan MD/AC8W to operate  CW,
          SSB and PSK31 on all the usual frequencies. [TNX VA3RJ]
GM      - Michael, GM0PHW  will operate  as  homecall/p from  Inchcolm  Island
          (EU-123) on 7-8 October. Activity will be on 40-10 metres SSB  only.
          QSL direct to GM0PHW (Michael Whitehead, 185 Allanton Road, Allanton
          Shotts ML7 5AX, Scotland, UK). [TNX VA3RJ]
I       - Valeriano/IK5ABG, Giovanni/IK5BCM, Oliviero/IK5BQW, Beppe/IK5CBE and
          Giovanni/IK5CRH will operate as IA5/homecall from Montecristo Island
          (EU-028, IIA LI-015) on 1-5  October. QSL for  all via IK5CBE.  [TNX
I       - Marconi memorial stations IY1TTM and IY4FGM  will be active on  3-29
          October  to  commemorate  the  75th  anniversary  of  the  microwave
          experiments carried  out  by Marconi  in  October 1931  from  Sestri
          Levante. QSL IY1TTM via  IW1RIK (direct or  bureau), QSL IY4FGM  via
          IK4UPU (direct or bureau); special QSL  card for contacting the  two
          stations via IK1YKT (direct or bureau). [TNX IW1RIK]
J       - Look for  JJ4UEL/4  to be  active  from Nino  Island  (AS-117,  JIIA
          AS-117-023), Hiroshima  Prefecture on  30  September. QSL  via  home
          call, direct or bureau. [TNX JI6KVR]
P2      - P29NI and  P29CVX  are the  callsigns  to be  used  by  Derek/G3KHZ,
          Vincent/G0LMX and Hans/SM6CVX for their forthcoming IOTA  operations
          from Papua New Guinea [425DXN  789]. They will  sign P29NI (QSL  via
          G3KHZ) from  the  Trobriand Islands  (OC-115)  on 2-10  October  and
          P29CVX (QSL via SM6CVX) from Daru Island (OC-153) on 11-14  October.
          They plan to operate CW and  SSB with 100 watts and verticals.  [TNX
PY      - Special event station  ZV100SD will be  active on  all bands  during
          October to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the historic flight of
          Brazilian Alberto Santos-Dumont. QSL via  PS7AHR, direct or  bureau.
          [TNX The Daily DX]
ST      - ST2A is the new callsign for Jovica, T98A, formerly known as  ST0RM.
          Jovica is still active from Sudan and operates mostly CW (with  some
          SSB, RTTY and PSK31)  on various bands.  He will do  his best to  be
          active on 160 metres during the  coming winter season. QSL via  T93Y
          (Boris  Knezovic,  P.O.  Box  59,  BA-71000  Sarajevo,  Bosnia   and
          Herzegovina). [TNX T93Y]
T8      - John, WB6Z will operate CW, SSB and FM as T80B from Koror  (OC-009),
          Palau from 29 September through 3  October. He plans to  concentrate
          on 80 and 6 metres, and on 10m FM. QSL to John Furuya, P.O. Box 747,
          Mercer Island, WA 98040, USA. [TNX JF1OCQ]
T8      - Hide, JM1LJS will be active as  T80W from  Koror (OC-009), Palau  on
          6-10 October, while Nob/JR3STX (T88ST) and Doji/JH3JWW (T88JW)  will
          remain one day longer  (until the 11th).  They will operate  holiday
          style on 40-6 metres plus 145/435 MHz satellite from the IMPAC Palau
          Rental Shack. QSL T88ST via JR3STX (bureau or direct), QSL T88JW via
          JH3JWW (bureau only), QSL T80W via  JM1LJS (bureau or direct).  More
          information at http://radio-dream.com/t80w/
UR      - Roman/UR7IJQ, Alexandr/UR7IKV and Roman/UY7IQ will operate on  40-17
          metres SSB and CW from Slov'yans'kyi Island (SD-09 for the Ukrainian
          Islands Award) on 1 October. QSL via home calls. [TNX UY7IQ]
VE      - Steve, VE2TKH/VY0ICE was expected to remain  on Baffin Island  until
          June 2007 [425DXN 802]. However, according to the latest information
          posted at qrz.com, "for many personal reasons" he will now QRT on 11
          October and  go back  home. QSL  via VE2AWR,  who now  accepts  also
          bureau cards.
VU7     - On 27 September, in a message posted on the Amateur Radio Society of
          India's   newsgroup   (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ARSI/),    ARSI
          President  Gopal  Madhavan,  VU2GMN   announced  that  "formal   WPC
          permission has been received by ARSI with the call sign VU7LD". WPC,
          the Wireless  Planning  &  Coordination  Wing  of  the  Ministry  of
          Communications, is the national radio regulatory authority, and  the
          permission is for a period of one month, from 1 to 31 December 2006.
          This is the  second announced operation  from the Lakshadweeps;  the
          first one is being  organized by the  National Institute of  Amateur
          Radio (NIARS)  and is  expected  to take  place  between 15  and  25
          January 2007 [425DXN 801].

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

QSL 4W1BK ---> Stu, WA2MOE was the QSL manager for the 4W1BK operation in May
2003 until he died early last year. Garth, VE3HO has recently obtained a copy
of the logs and can confirm contacts for those still needing a card.

QSL IY6GM ---> All of the  contacts made with  this Marconi memorial  station
between 5  and 20  August  2006 have  been  confirmed automatically  via  the
bureau.      Logs      and      pictures      can      be      found       at
http://www.ariancona.it/iy6gm_2006.htm [TNX I6GFX]

QSL OC-270 ---> Donny, YB6LD (ex-YB1BOD)  reports that the QSL cards for  the
March 2006  operation from  Simeulue  Island (YC6LAY/p,  YB6LYS/p,  YC6JKV/p,
YB6PLG/p and YB1BOD/6) have arrived form  the printer. He expects to  process
and mail direct requests in early October. Cards without sufficient or proper
return postage (i.e. unredeemable IRCs) will be sent thorugh the bureau.

QSL VIA AI4U  ---> Jeffrey, AI4U  is the new  QSL manager  (direct only)  for
PX5E, PT5A and ZX5J. Cards  already mailed to  VE3HO do not  need to be  sent
again. Jeffrey is the QSL manager also for KP3V, KP4QY, KP4RV, PP5JR,  PP5TO,
PP5TO/p, PP5TO/PY1, ZV5R (CQ WW DX SSB 2001 and CQ WW RTTY 2005) and ZY1A.

QSL VIA WC5N ---> Barry Blanton, WC5N has received the LoTW certificates  for
his VK9WB (Cocos-Keeling, 1990) and V63BW (1992) operations. "I'll be glad to
check the log and  confirm through LoTW  for anyone that  may still desire  a
confirmation from those operations", he says. Send an e-mail to wc5n@arrl.net
requesting LoTW confirmation (the same  address can be  used for bureau  card
requests as well).

W/VE ISLANDS QSO PARTY ---> The W/VE  Islands QSO Party, sponsored by the  US
Islands Awards  Program (USI),  will take  place from  16 UTC  on 21  October
through 23.59 UTC on the  22nd. The object  is to work  as many American  and
Canadian islands on 160-6 metres as possible. Amateurs worldwide are  welcome
to participate.  Full information  can be  found on  the new  USI website  at

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

LX/PA6Z:   The web  site (including  daily updated  on-line logs)  for the  30
           September-7 October operation  from Luxembourg [425DXN  789] is  at

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3A2CWG      3A2LF       FP/G3TXF    G3TXF       R40VAZ      RX4HJ
3W9JR       OK1JN       GB0RAF      G0DBX       R60FW       UA2DC
3XD2Z       UA6JR       GB2BF       G4DFI       RK2FWA      DK4VW
3XM6JR      UA6JR       GB2LI       G0GRI       RW0AJ       W3HNK
4K9W        DL6KVA      GB6SWL      G6XOU       RZ6AWP/6    RV6AB
4L0F        2M0UUA      HC2SL       EA5KB       S79SG       IZ0CKJ
4L1DA       W7LPF       HC8N        W5UE        SG3U        SM3CXS
4N150JA     4N1JA       HK8RQS      EA5KB       SN700DR     SP3PFY
4N1856T     YU1BM       HP3XBH      W4WX        SU0ARA      HA3JB
4O3B        OH2BH       HS0ZGQ      DL1MJF      SV0XAO      DJ5JH
4U1UN       HB9BOU      II7CC       IZ8DDG      SX1CS       SV1DBY
4X1FQ       AA4V        IQ1RY       IK1HXN      SY8GE       SV2DGH
4X4BL       WA2KNC      IQ3UD       IV3DSH      T88AS       JP1IOF
5F3COM      SV8CS       IQ6CC       IZ8DDG      T88YN       JE1SYN
5N8NDP      IK5JAN      IU1DCI      IK1QFM      TA2/SP5IXI  VK6DXI
6W1SE       JR2KDN      IU1WFC      IZ1GCZ      TA4CW       F8CVR
7Q7CE       IN3VZE      J28JA       F5JFU       TC125ATA    TA1CM
7Z1SJ       EA7FTR      J79MD       N1DL        TJ3SL       F5PSA
8P2K        KU9C        J7R         N1DL        TK9Z        EA4BT
9A/VE3ZIK   DL3PS       JW5X        LA5X        TM3NV       F2WS
9G5OO       DL4WK       JW7XK       LA7XK       TM8ANG      F6KQK
9Q1D        SM5BFJ      JW8DW       LA8DW       TT8FC       EA4AHK
9Q1NT       ON5NT       JW8XU       LA8XU       TT8PK       F4EGS
A25/DF3GY   DF3GY       JW9DL       LA9DL       UA0YAY      IK2QPR
A25/DJ4LK   DJ4LK       KG4DX       W4WX        UE1RLH/6    RA1QY
A71BX       EA7FTR      KH2/N1YN    JA1AQV      UE3FAP      RA3ARS
AT7LEO      VU2LCI      LN3Z        LA9VDA      UE3LRG      RV3LZ
B1Z         EA7FTR      LU/R1ANF    RK1PWA      UE3NFF      RA3NN
BD1WC       EA7FTR      LZ1900K     LZ1BJ       UE3RGR/P    RA3RBL
C56X        DL9USA      LZ5HST      LZ1PJ       UK7F        W3HNK
CN2BC       DJ2BC       MS0SCG/p    M0SCG       UN7MMM      EA7FTR
CO2NB       EA5KB       OH0B        OH2BH       V31DU       K9DUR
CT1JGA      DL3MCO      OH0E        OH2MM       V31OR       K9DUR
CX0TTY      CX5BW       OH0I        OH3BHL      V31PW       K9DUR
DT8A        HL2FDW      OH0JWH      DJ2PJ       V31TN       K9DUR
E51APX      AI5P        OH0KAG      OH1KAG      V51LK       DJ4LK
EA1/OZ5IPA  OZ5AAH      OH0M        OH1MM       VP8DJB      F5PFP
EA8AH       RD3A        OH0MM       OH2MM       W4PL/4      K4KWK
ED6TPI      EA6ZX       OH0Z        W0MM        WP3C        W3HNK
ED6TSM      EA6SB       ON62POL     ON4NOK      XU7TZG      ON7PP
EF8A        EA8AUW      OP1W        ON6CW       XW8KPL/RU3DX RU3DX
EX2M        W3HNK       OQ1C        ON4ON       YB0IR       W4JS
EX8QB       IK2QPR      OS0S        ON4ZD       YT3B        UA3AB
EY8MM       K1BV        OX3XR       OZ3PZ       YV1FM       IT9DAA
FM5DN       KU9C        P40KM       W4GKM       YX5IOTA     IT9DAA
FO/KM9D     OM2SA       PC6NHW      PA3CNX      ZL4IR       W8WC
FP/G3SXW    G3SXW       R1FJT       UA4RC       ZS2BS       DJ5MS

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

9V1FJ    Barry Fletcher, 54 Coronation Road West # 03-04, 269266 Singapore
AI4U     Jeffrey R. Folk, 233 North St, Lewisville, NC 27023, USA
EA4BT    Apartado Postal 1315, 28800 Alcala de Henares (Madrid), Spain
EX8AB    Narynbek Djunushev, P.O. Box 2677, 13802 Tallinn, Estonia
F1CGN    Fabrice Plet, 58 Avenue Rene Lebail, 91210 Draveil, France
HS0ZBS   Kurt Brauer, P.O. Box 75, Phanom Sarakham-Chachoengsao 24120,
IN3VZE   Ely Camin, Corso 3 Novembre 136/2, 38100 Trento - TN, Italy
IT9DAA   Corrado Ruscica, Via Capitano Salemi 41, 96019 Rosolini - SR, Italy
IZ8DDG   Orlando Balisciano, Villa Bisignano 5, Traversa 21, I-80147 Napoli,
K4KWK    Tommie Wright, 2344 Violette Drive, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379, USA
RX3RC    Roman A. Novikov, P.O. Box 21, 392000 Tambov, Russia
SM3CXS   Jorgen Svensson, Berghemsvagen 11, SE-86336 Sundsbruk, Sweden
SM5BFJ   Leif Hammarstrom, Lerklockan 4, SE-73091 Riddarhyttan, Sweden
SV2DGH   Christos Sfyris, P.O. Box 4200, 57019 Perea, Thessaloniki, Greece
TF4M     Thorvaldur Stefansson, P.O. Box 2, IS-465 Bildudalur, Iceland
TI8II    Carlos S. Bedoya, P.O. Box 119, Puntarenas 5400, Costa Rica
VE2AWR   Serge Langlois, 1291  Du Comte, Charlesbourg, QC G2L 1B8, Canada
ZC4LI    Steve Hodgson, 4 Nikolau Michael Street, 5523 Dasaki Achnas, Cyprus
ZD7VC    Bruce R. Salt, P.O. Box 5, Jamestown, St. Helena Island, South
         Atlantic Ocean STHL 1ZZ


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