425 DX News issue #820

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20 January 2007                                            A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                    No 820
                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

3W      - Eddy, XV1X and Stan, 3W9JR will  participate in the CQ WW  160-Meter
          DX Contest  (CW)  as 3W3W  from  a location  15  km  south  east  of
          Haiphong, Vietnam. The antenna  will be a  vertical feed Delta  loop
          directly above sea water,  with open sea  towards Europe, Japan  and
          North America.  They will  be running  high power.  QSL via  OK1DOT,
          direct only. [TNX XV1X]
8Q      - Andrew, G7COD  will be  active again  as 8Q7AK  from Embudu  Island,
          Maldives (AS-013) from 21 January to 2 February. He plans to operate
          between 9-10 UTC (+/- 18133 and 21253 kHz), 13-15.15 UTC (+/- 14183,
          18133 and 21253 kHz) and 16-17  UTC (+/- 10123  and 14183 kHz).  QSL
          via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX K1XN]
9A      - Members of the Amateur Radio Club  Koprivnica (9A8K) will be  active
          as  9A60K  through  the  end  of  the  year.  The  special  callsign
          celebrates the 60th anniversary of of ARC Koprivnica. Information on
          the Koprivnica City Award can be  found at http://www.9a7k.com. QSL
          via 9A7K. [TNX 9A6JYL]
C6      - Randy, W6SJ (C6AWS)  reports he will  be active  again from  Bahamas
          from 28 January through 4 February, including the FOC Marathon event
CN      - Victor/RV2FW, Dmitri/UA2FB  and Vladimir/  UA2FF will  be active  as
          CN2FW, CN2FB and  CN2FF from Morocco  starting on  25 January.  They
          will participate in the CQ WW 160-Meter DX Contest as CN2A. QSLs via
          DK4VW. [TNX F5NQL]
GJ      - Rich, K2WR  will be  active again  as  MJ0AWR from  Jersey  (EU-013)
          starting on 23 January. He will  participate in the CQ 160-Meter  CW
          Contest (27-28 January) as GJ2A. QSL via K2WR (USA) or GJ3DVC.  [TNX
          OPDX Bulletin]
LU      - A  group  of  ten   operators  from  the   Bahia  Blanca  DX   Group
          (http://www.grupodxbb.com.ar) and    the   Mistongo    DX    group
          (http://www.lu2ee.org.ar) will  be  active  as  LQ0D  from  Trinidad
          Island (SA-021) on 2-4 February.  They plan to  operate SSB, CW  and
          PSK31 on  80-10 metres  with four  stations.  QSL via  LU7DSY.  [TNX
T30     - Mike, KM9D has have been active for a few days as T32MO from Fanning
          Island (OC-084), Eastern Kiribati. He is  running only 10-15  watts,
          but has managed to log some 2,600 QSOs so far . Mike and Jan, KF4TUG
          should remanin on Fanning possibly through this coming weekend.  QSL
          via OM2SA. [TNX The Daily DX]
T8      - QRZ-DX reports  that a  group of  YL operators  from Japan  will  be
          active from Palau  on 25-30 January.  Expect them to  to be  signing
          T88AI (JR6XIW), T88AO (JR6XIX), T88OP (7K3EOP) and T88CY (JA1EYL).
VU      - The Daily DX reports that in conjunction with the special permission
          granted to the current VU7 DXpedition  to operate on 30 metres,  all
          Indian amateurs have been authorized to  operate on 30m (as well  as
          on 3790-3800 KHz) through 22 January.
YV0     - A  survey   form   has   been  added   to   the   YW0DX   web   site
          (http://yw0dx.4m5dx.org/poll.html) to let the expeditioners know  on
          which bands/modes  you  need Aves  Island.  The  team  [425DXN  814]
          expects to be  QRV on 8  February and to  leave the island  sometime
          between 15 and 18 February. [TNX IT9DAA]

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

MOST WANTED SURVEY ---> The DX Magazine's (http://www.dxpub.com) annual  Most
Wanted Survey was conducted in September-October  2006 [425DXN 800]. The  top
10 Most Wanted DXCC Entities are Scarborough Reef, Lakshadweep Islands, North
Korea, Yemen,  Navassa  Island, Glorioso  Islands,  Bouvet  Island,  Desecheo
Island, Marion Island and Heard Island. Please note that Swains Island is not
listed (it was  not shown on  the survey form  by mistake),  but editor  Carl
Smith, N4AA believes that Swains is the number one most wanted Entity. A noce
QSL  collection  for   the  10  Most   Wanted  Entities  can   be  found   at
http://LesNouvellesDX.free.fr (click on "galerie de QSL" and then on "Les dix
contrees DXCC les plus recherchees").

QSL YI9LZ ---> Bureau cards can  be requested by sending  an e-mail with  the
QSO details to Gosho, LZ1ZF  (lz1zf@abv.bg). Gosho has  sent out sone  12,000
cards so far, and needs to have another 2000-4000 printed. [TNX K1XN and  The

QSL VIA HA8IB ---> Please  note that direct  requests for the  February-March
activities by ZK3RE and 5W0RE [425DXN  819] should be  accompanied by 2  USD.
Incoming cards without  sufficient return postage  will be processed  through
the bureau "sooner or later". [TNX HA9RE]

QSL VIA IK1RAE ---> Marco reports  that all of the outstanding contacts  made
with V5/IK1RAE/p (10-22 November 2005) and SV8/IK1RAE/p (9-16 September 2006,
EU-052) are being confirmed automatically via the bureau.

QSL VIA N2OO ---> Bob, N2OO expects a large crush of QSL mail for VU7RG:  "if
you have been waiting to send for your 3Y0X, CE0Z, XR9A QSL (or any other QSL
I handle)", he says, "right now is a good time  to send for it. Once the  VU7
mail starts coming in, all other QSLs I handle could be delayed a bit".

VISALIA 2007 ---> Sponsored this year by the Northern California DX Club, the
58th Annual International DX Convention will take place on 27-29 April at the
Holiday Inn  Hotel  &  Conference  Center  in  Visalia,  California.  Current
information and  registration forms  are available  at  www.dxconvention.org;
additional registration information can be obtained by contacting  Convention
Registration Chairman, Dick Letrich, W6KM (dlw6km@aol.com). [TNX W6YD]

XT2C ---> The XT2C team in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso hit the 50,000 QSOs mark
at 13.30 UTC on 18 January.  They expect to go QRT  on Saturady (20  January)
around 12 UTC. On-line logs will  be available at http://xt2c.free.fr/ after
the end of the expedition.

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

ANTARCTICA AWARD:  The Mediterraneo DX  Club's Antarctica  Award Directory  is
                   the official source of information  for the IOTA  Programme
                   on stations  active from  Antarctic bases.  It acts  as  an
                   extension of  the  IOTA Directory  and  provides  the  IOTA
                   reference number for each base. The updated edition of  the
                   Antarctica Award  Directory is  available for  download  at
                   www.mdxc.org/antarctica/download.asp [YNX IZ8CGS]
LOGS:              S21XA went QRT  around 00.00 UTC  on 17  January with  more
                   than  17,000   QSOs.   On-line  logs   are   available   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
4K5D        K2PF        DU9/N0NM    W4DR        ST2BF       W3HNK
4K9W        DL6KVA      EA8OM       DJ1OJ       ST2R        S57DX
4L1FP       LZ1OT       EW6GF       DL8KAC      SV1/SP5IXI/p VK6DXI
4L1MA       ON4RU       EX2X        EA5KB       SX100VAR    SV1VS
4L4C        DJ1CW       FP5EJ       K2RW        T32MO       OM2SA
4U1WB       KK4HD       HC2SL       EA5KB       T66T        OH6MKL
5H1Z        F6AML       HI3TEJ      ON4IQ       TU2/F5LDY   F1CGN
5H3VMB/3    UA4WHX      HJ4OBA      EA5KB       U4MIR       RN3DK
5N6EAM      IK2IQD      HK1X        EA7FTR      UA0AZ       W3HNK
5Z4DZ       PA1AW       HL8KSJ      HL2FDW      UE1QSK      UA1RJ
5Z4ES       K3PD        IQ5YL       IK5MEQ      V31AK       AK7G
6H1YYD      EA5KB       J20SA       ON7SAT      V31YN       DJ4KW
6I2YW       XE2YW       J79XBI      SM0XBI      V44KJ       WB2TSL
6J3RBA      XE3RBA      JT1/K4ZW    K4ZW        W4BWZ       KG4WNL
7Z1SJ       EA7FTR      JT1ZW       K4ZW        XT2C        F9IE
9G5A        DL4WK       LU2ERA/Z    LU4DXU      XU7ACY      K2NJ
9M6DXX      M5AAV       LU5FF       EA7JX       XU7ADI      SM5GMZ
9Q1D        SM5BFJ      LU8XW       WD9EWK      XU7TZG      ON7PP
9Q1EK       SM5DQC      LX2007D     LX1KC       XV9TH       SK7AX
9Q1TB       SM5DQC      LX2007G     LX1KC       YC2ZBM      YC2TJV
A35RK       W7TSQ       LZ170VL     LZ1KZA      YI1DZ       OM3JW
A61TX       W4JS        MP1SWL/P    G6XOU       YI1RAZ      IK2DUW
BP100S      BX4AN       ON60NOK     ON7YX       YI9E        WU5E
BX0ZR       W8UVZ       ON60WRC     ON4ON       YI9KEE      OK1EE
C21HC       DL9HCU      OX3PJ       OZ4MAX      YI9SV       N4JR
C33IU       G0OYH       PA3GIO/6W   PA3GIO      YI9TU       N2OO
CN8SG       EA7FTR      R0UPOL      RD1AL       YU160SRS    YU1SRS
CN8YZ       EA7FTR      R1AND       RU1ZC       YU60BCD     YU7BCD
CT9F        CS3MAD      S01MZ       EA1BT       Z21FO       K3PD
CU1CB       EA5KB       S21XA       EA3BT       ZD7AFC      ZD7CTO
CX2AQ       EA5KB       SD3N        SM3NXS      ZS4U        K3PD
CX9AU       KA5TUF      SE50A       SM4AIO      ZS6CCY      K3PD
D2DX        OH2BAD      ST2A        T93Y        ZY7LUZ      PR7AR

LAKSHADWEEPS 2007: QSL ROUTES ---> There are three QSL  routes, depending  on
your  IARU Region.  Please refer  to  the  proper web  page for  the relevant
QSLling policy.
IARU Region 1:   German DX Foundation (direct)
                  DL4KQ (bureau)
IARU Region 2:   N2OO (direct and bureau)
IARU Region 3:   I-House Radio Club (direct)
                  JA3UB (bureau)

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

EA3BT   Josep Gibert, C/ Col-legi 1, 08800 Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
F9IE    Bernard Chereau, P.O. Box 211, F- 85330 Noirmoutier en l'Ile, France
GDXF    German DX Foundation, Blumenstr. 25, 50126 Bergheim, Germany
I-HRC   I-House Radio Club/JA3UB, P.O. Box 73, Amagasaki, 660-8799 Japan
IK2DUW  Antonello Passarella, Via M. Gioia 6, 20051 Limbiate - MI, Italy
N2OO    Bob Schenck, P.O. Box 345, Tuckerton, NJ 08087-0345, USA
OK1DRQ  Pavel Pok, Sokolovska 59, 323 12 Plzen, Czech Republic
S57DX   Slavko Celarc, Ob Igriscu 8, 1360 Vrhnika, Slovenia
SM5DQC  Osten B. Magnusson, Nyckelvagen 4, SE-59931 Odeshog, Sweden

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