425 DX News issue #807

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                              425 DX News #807
                              21 October 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

A3      - Mark, VK2GND  will operate  as A35GN  from  Tonga (OC-049)  from  25
          December to 3  January. Look for  him on  or aound  7050, 14195  and
          14273 kHz. QSL via home call. [TNX VK2GND]
C5      - Darren, G0TSM will be active as  C52T from Bijilo Beach, The  Gambia
          on 24-31 October,  CQ WW DX  SSB Contest included.  He will  operate
          SSB, CW and RTTY on 160-6  metres. "Please call me  on HF if  anyone
          thinks 6m is open", he says, "and I  will QSY". He will have a  Yagi
          for 10/15/20m, simple wire antennas  on the other  bands and a  quad
          loop for 6m. QSL via home call, direct or bureau (QSLling policy  at
          http://www.g0tsm.com), [TNX G0TSM]
F       - G8APZ/F1VJQ, F5OWL, F5VHX, G4FUF and PA4ZP  will operate as  F1VJQ/p
          and F5VHX/p from Porquerolles Island (EU-070)  from 27 October to  4
          November. They  will operate  on 144  Mhz using  WSJT (FSK441a)  for
          Meteor Scatter. There  may also  be a  possibility of  EME at  their
          moonrise/moonset for the larger stations. On the HF bands, they will
          be mainly on CW approximately 7 KHz above each band edge. QSL direct
          for both calls via G8APZ, or  via bureau to relevant callsign.  [TNX
FM      - Mike, K9NW will  be active most  likely as  FM/K9NW from  Martinique
          (NA-107) on 25-30 October, including a  SOAB entry in  the CQ WW  DX
          SSB Contest. QSL via home call. [TNX K9NW]
FS      - Nathan/W3ADX, Mike/N3VOP, Rob/K1RH and Clint/W3ARS will be active as
          FS/homecall from St. Martin (NA-105) on 25-31 October. QSL via  home
          calls. They will participate in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest as  FS/WY3P
          (QSL via W3ADC). Outside the contest look for them on 160-6  metres,
          with an emphasis on the WARC bands and RTTY. [TNX VA3RJ]
GU      - Tim/M3SDE (MU3SDE),  Ant/MW0JZE  (MU0JZE) and  Chris/G1VDP  (GU1VDP)
          will operate SSB  and digital modes  from Alderney Island,  Guernsey
          (EU-114) from 26 October to 1 November. They will participate in the
          CQ WW DX SSB Contest as MU5W (Multi-Single). QSL MU0JZE via  MW0JZE,
          QSL MU3SDE, GU1VDP and MU5W via M3SDE. [TNX G1VDP]
HI      - Udo/DL2AQI, Ingolf/DL4JS, Sigi/DL8AKI and Rich/DK8YY will be  active
          on SSB,  CW and  digital modes  as homecall/HI9  from the  Dominican
          Republic  (NA-096)  from  21  October  to  3  November.  They   will
          participate in the CQ  WW DX SSB  Contest as HI9L.  QSL for all  via
          DH7WW, direct  or  bureau. For  direct  requests, please  note  that
          Ulrich will not accept old style IRCs expiring on 31 December.  [TNX
HI      - Jose, CT1EHX  will  be  active  on 10-80  metres  SSB  and  RTTY  as
          HI/CT1EHX from  Punta Cana,  Dominican  Republic (NA-096)  on  24-31
          October. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX CT1EHX]
HR      - HQ4D is the callsign to be  used during the 22-25 October  operation
          from Tigre Island (NA-060) [425DXN 806]. QSL via W3HNK. [TNX F5NQL]
JA      - The Tohoku University ARC and the Osaka University ARC are operating
          memorial  stations  8J7YAGI  and  8J3YAGI  to  commorate  the  120th
          anniversary of the birth and the 30th anniverasy of the death of Dr.
          Hidetsugu Yagi, the  inventor of the  Yagi-Uda antenna (patented  in
          1926). All  of the  QSOs will  be  confirmed automatically  via  the
          bureau; direct  cards should  be sent  to JA7YAA  (for 8J7YAGI)  and
          JA3YKC (for 8J3YAGI). Further information and log search for 8J7YAGI
          at http://www.ja7yaa.org.tohoku.ac.jp/8j7yagi/index-en.html
LA      - Tor, LA7LNA  and  Rag,  LA6FJA will  operate  as  LA5G  during  this
          weekend's     49th      Jamboree     On      The     Air      (JOTA,
          http://www.scout.org/jota/) from a  Scout camp in  Valdres. QSL  via
          bureau. [TNX LA6FJA]
SM      - Fred, SM7DAY and Jan, SM7NGH will operate CW and SSB from Ven Island
          (EU-137) and Hakens Lighthouse (ARLHS SWE-168) on 23-25 October. QSL
          via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX SM7NGH]
SM      - John, SM5DJZ will operate on 160-6 metres CW, SSB and RTTY as SD40JZ
          through November 2007. The special call celebrate John's 40 years on
          the amateur radio bands. QSL via SM5DJZ, direct or bureau. Logs will
          be uploaded to LOTW. [TNX SM5DJZ]
SV      - Gyuszi/HA2VR, Laci/HA6NL, Zsolt/HA6PS, Al/HA7JJS and Laci/HA7PL will
          be active on all bands CW and SSB as SV8/HA2VR, SV8/HA6NL and J48NL,
          SV8/HA6PS and J48PS, SV8/HA7JJS and J48JJ, SV8/HA7PL and J48PL  from
          Thassos Island (EU-174) from 26 October to 8 November. QSL via  home
          calls, direct or bureau. They will  participate in the CQ WW DX  SSB
          Contest as J48RT  (QSL via HA6NL).  The same callsign  will be  used
          also during the HA-QRP Contest (http://www.radiovilag.hu/haqrp2.htm)
          on 80 metres CW with 7 watts. [TNX HA0HW]
SV      - Nikiforos/SV1EEX, Theodor/SV1GRM and Sotirios/SV1HER will operate as
          SX8F from Falkonera Island (EU-113)  and lighthouse (ARLHS  GRE-012)
          on 15-19 November. They plan to  operate SSB, CW, PSK, FSK441,  SSTV
          and FM on 160-6 metres plus VHF,  UHF and SHF. QSL via SV1HER.  [TNX
TA      - Milan, OK3AA and Josef, OK1XV will operate mainly CW on the HF bands
          as TA0/homecall from Lale  Island (close to  Alibey, which does  not
          qualify for IOTA) on 20-25  October. QSL via  home calls. [TNX  OPDX
UA_ant  - Alan, UA1PAC reports that Alex, R1ANC (UA1ZCK) at Vostok Base (UA-10
          for the  Antarctica Award),  Antarctica (AN-016)  is QRV  every  day
          between 00.00 and 16 UTC on 20 metres SSB (14160, 14176, 14200 kHz).
          Please note  that the  QSL  route has  changed  again. The  new  QSL
          manager is UA1PAC himself,  who says that  he receives updates  from
          Alex on a  weekly basis. The  new QSL  cards are  expected from  the
          printer soon. [TNX UA1PAC]
V6      - Shoji, JA7HMZ  will  be  active  as  V63DX  from  Pohnpei  (OC-010),
          Micronesia on  13-18 November.  He will  operate  on all  bands  and
          modes, with an emphasis on 160 metres for Europe and North  America.
          QSL via home call. [TNX JA1ADT]
VE      - Manfred, VA3RMF  reports  that during  the  W/VE Islands  QSO  Party
          (21-22 October) he will operate from four CISA new ones in  Ontario:
          Renny Island, Adelaide Island, Griswold Island and Bridge Island.
VE      - Rich, N0HJZ reports he will  be operating from  Canada as VB4MWA  on
          26-30 October, CQ  WW DX SSB  Contest included. QSL  direct to  home
VK9C    - Bernd, VK2IA will  be active  as VK9AA  from Cocos-Keeling  (OC-003)
          27-30 October and again  on 20-27 November.  He will participate  in
          the CQ WW  DX SSB Contest  as a  Multi-Single entry  with VK2CZ  and
          possibly others, and in the CQ WW DX CW Contest as a SOAB entry. QSL
          both operations via DL8YR. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
VP2M    - Gordon, G3USR will be active as VP2MSR from Montserrat (NA-103) from
          26 October to 2 November. He  plans to operate holiday style  mostly
          on 40 and 20 metres SSB. QSL via home call. [TNX G3USR]
VP5     - Look for Haru,  JA1XGI to operate  CW, SSB, RTTY  and other  digital
          modes as VP5/W8XGI on 4-7 November. QSL via home call. [TNX JA1XGI]
VP9     - Paul, G4BKI will be operating CW only as VP9KF from Hamilton Parish,
          Bermuda (NA-005) on 1-15 November. QSL to W4/VP9KF (Paul Evans, 6809
          River Road, Tampa, FL 33615, USA). [TNX VP9KF]
VU7     - The IARU  affiliated  Amateur Radio  Society  of  India  (ARSI)  has
          announced  further  details  about  the  VU7LD  activity  from   the
          Lakshadweep  Islands  [425DXN  804].  A  team  of  about  25  Indian
          operators "who  have  a  proven  record  of  operating  in  pile  up
          conditions" is  being  assembled, and  operations  will  take  place
          mainly from  Karavatti  Island for  the  entire month  of  December.
          Initial plans are  for eight stations  to be  QRV on  all bands  and
          modes.       QSL        via        W3HNK.        Please        visit
          http://www.arsi.info/VU7/index.html   for    further    information,
          official press releases  and on-line  logs, as  well as  to get  the
          details   on   how    to   contribute.   You    can   also    e-mail
          vu7ldarsi@gmail.com [TNX VU2GMN]
VU7     - According to the information posted on the expedition's website, the
          VU7RG activity [425DXN 805] is still  planned to take place on  1-10
          December,  along   with   the   International   Hamfest.   A   large
          multi-national team of about 50 operators will be active from  three
          operating sites located on three different islands (Agatti, Bangaram
          and Kadmat). There will be three different QSL routes: the German DX
          Foundation (GDXF) for  IARU Region 1,  Bob Schenck  (N2OO) for  IARU
          Region 2 and the I-House Radio Club for IARU Region 3. Donations are
          being sought. Read the official press releases from NIAR in the News
          page at http://www.vu7.in/
W       - Look for Paul, AA4ZZ/P to be active holiday style from Sunset  Beach
          Island (NA-112)  on 20-23  October. Activity  will mainly  be on  20
          metres SSB, possibly on 80 and 40 metres as well. QSL via home call.
          [TNX VA3RJ]
W       - WO0Z and AI0BP will join a team of students at the North Dakota  ARC
          for the CQ  WW DX SSB  Contest as W0HSC.  Current plans  would be  a
          Multi-Single entry (100 watts). QSL direct to W0HSC. [TNX WO0Z]
XX9     - Ramon, XE1KK  plans  to  be  active  as  XX9TKK  from  Taipa  Island
          (AS-075), Macau before the CQ WW DX SSB contest, possibily  starting
          on 25  October. QSL  via  XE1KK. He  will  then participate  in  the
          Contest with the XX9C team (Multi-Multi). [TNX The Daily DX]

PACIFIC TOUR  --->  Roman/RZ3AA, Andy/UA3AB and  Harry/RA3AUU will be  active
from Micronesia (as V63RZ, V63UA and V63RQ) on 5-9 November and from Northern
Mariana (as KH0/NP2KY, KH0/KB7YHV and KH0/K3UY)  on 10-15 November.They  will
operate CW and  SSB with  an emphasis  on the  low bands,  especially on  160
metres. Europe and North America will be the main targets. QSL this operation
via UA3DX. [TNX RA3AUU and UA3AB]

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

3C0M:      The web pages  for Elmo's (EA5BYP)  operation from Annobon  [425DXN
           805] can be found at http://personal.telefonica.terra.es/web/ea5yn/
           (on-line logs  will  be available  after  the operation).  QSL  via
           EA5BYP, direct (Elmo Bernabe Coll, P.O.  Box 3097, 03080  Alicante,
           Spain)  or  bureau.  The  pilot  station  will  be  Vicente,  EA5YN
           (ea5yn@telefonica.net). [TNX EA5YN]
LOGS:      On-line logs for the recent IOTA operations by F5AHO and F5PAC from
           Canada  are  now  available  at  http://www.qsl.net/f5pac/ve/  [TNX
LOGS:      A few pictures and on-line logs  for the recent IOTA operations  by
           P29NI from  the Trobriand  Islands (OC-115)  and P29VCX  from  Daru
           Island       (OC-153)       are       now       available        at
           http://www.425dxn.org/dxped/p29ni/ [TNX IZ1CRR]


QSLs received direct or through managers:  3Y0X, 4L0G, 4O6DX, 4U1UN,  4W6AAB,
5F50KD, 5N46EAM,  5T5SN,  5W0KI, 5W0TT,  5Z4DZ,  7X4AN,  9K2CQ,  9N7JO,  AK1Q
(NA-137), BG7KLO/5,  C91TK,  CN8KD,  CX5BW,  CX5SI,  D44BS,  DU1EV,  E21EIC/p
(EU-096), OJ0LA,  OX3LX,  PJ2BR,  PV8DX,  S01R,  ST2BF,  ST2T,  TG9ANF,  TM5F
(EU-095), TU2/F5LDY, TX5NK, UA6AF/p (EU-185), UE0CBP (AS-114), UK8AR,  UK8OM,
UN7JX, UN9PQ, UU7J, UW2M, V47KV, V85GD, V8A, VC2W (NA-038), VK7VAC, VP5/W5SJ,

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