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31 March 2007                                              A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                    No 830
                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

5Z      - Alessandro, IK4ALM will be active as  5Z4/IK4ALM from Kenya  between
          30 March and 10 April. He  plans to operate  holiday style with  100
          watts and a ground plane on SSB. QSL via home call.
6W      - Pete, SM5GMZ will be active from  Senegal on 2-12 April. He will  be
          active on  all bands  and modes,  with an  emphasis  on 80  and  160
          metres. [TNX The Daily DX]
F       - Jean-Marc, F5SGI  will  be  active  as  F5SGI/p  from  Groix  Island
          (EU-048) on 7-13 April. He will  operate mostly CW on 80-10  metres.
          QSL via bureau. [TNX F5SGI]
G       - John, M0XIG  and  John, G4POF  will  operate special  event  station
          GB2BST on 6-9  April from Bramshaw,  to mark  the 200th  anniversary
          since the  optical  telegraph  first  operated  at  this  site.  The
          Bramshaw Shutter Telegraph was one  of a number  that operated as  a
          communication link for  the Admiralty between  London and  Plymouth.
          QSL via M0XIG, direct or bureau.
I       - Matteo, IZ3HER  will operate  as  IZ3HER/p from  Sant'Ariano  Island
          (EU-131, IIA  VE-039) on  31 March.  Expect activity  on 20  and  40
          metres between 8 and 14 UTC. QSL via IK3GES. [TNX IZ3HER]
I       - Special event  station  IU8SF  will  be  aired  at  different  times
          beteween 2 April and 14 May  for the 500th anniversary of the  death
          of Saint Francis of Paola, the patron saint of boatmen, mariners and
          naval officers. QSL  via IK8WEJ. Information  on the relevant  award
          can be found at http://www.qrz.com/callsign/iu8sf
I       - Representing coast radio station Genova Radio (callsign ICB),  INORC
          members I1ZB, IK1QBT,  I1NVU, IZ1GAR,  IK1AUS,  and IK1FXX will   be
          active  as  II1ICB on 14-15  April for the  Radio Maritime Day  (see
          "Good To Know"  below). QSL via bureau to IK1QBT. [TNX IK1QBT]
JA      - Look for 7L3ATQ/1 to  be active on  the HF bands  and 6 metres  from
          Hachijo Island (AS-043, JIIA  AS-043-003) on 31  March and 1  April.
          QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX JI6KVR]
JA      - Special event  station 8N3IAAF  will be  active from  1 April  to  9
          September  to  celebrate  the  11th  IAAF  World  Championships   in
          Athletics that  will be  held  in Osaka  from  25 August  through  2
          September (http://www.osaka2007.jp/index_e.html).  QSL  via  bureau.
          [TNX VA3RJ]
KH8_si  - Latest reports indicated that the N8S  DXpedition to Swains  Islands
          will begin on 3  April, one day  earlier than previously  announced.
          The current roster includes seventeen operators: Hranislav Milosevic
          (YT1AD, Team Leader), David Collingham (K3LP, Co-Leader),  Krassimir
          D Petkov (K1LZ), Doug Faunt (N6TQS),  Eugene Kuleshov (RK3AD),  Igor
          Booklan (RA3AUU), Vangelis  Gekas (SV2BFN),  Alan Eshleman  (K6SRZ),
          Maden Bogdanov  (YU7NU),  Stevan Stepanov  (YZ7AA),  Velimir  Djeric
          (YZ1BX), Roman Tkacenko  (UR0MC), Aleksej  Romanov (UA4HOX),  Viktor
          Vasiljenko (RU4SU), Miki Markovic (YU1AU), Chuck Chadraawal  (JT1CO)
          and Mome Dimovki (Z32ZM). Announced frequencies are:
          BAND      CW       SSB      RTTY      SSTV     PSK31
          160m    1825      1835      1835       -        1835
           80m    3505      3795      3582      3723      3582
           40m    7005      7082      7035      7035      7035
           30m   10105       -       10145       -       10145
           20m   14020     14200,    14081     14230     14081
           17m   18075     18150     18100       -       18100
           15m   21020     21295     21081     21230     21081
           12m   24895     24950     24920       -       24920
           10m   28020     28495     28081     28680     28081
          They will also operate on 60 metres (5403.5  kHz), 2 metres EME  and
          6  metres EME with WSJT65  A, B, C   (50.375 MHz and  144.375  MHz).
          The pilot stations will be Toma/YU1AB (Europe), Lee/KH6BZF (Americas
          and Pacific) and  Antic/YU1AA (Serbia and  Eastern Europe). QSL  via
          YT1AD.    The     website    for     the    expedition     is     at
LU      - The Radio Club  Ushuaia (LU8XW)  will be  active as  AY7X from  Isla
          Redonda (SA-049) from 22 UTC on  30 March until 12  UTC on 2  April.
          They plan to operate on 10, 15, 20, 40 and 80 metres as follows:
          CW     28040   21040   14040   7030   3530
          SSB    28490   21260   14260   7045   3765-3670
          PSK    28120   21070   14070   7040   3620
          RTTY   28080   21080   14080   7040   3620
          QSL via  WD9EWK,  direct (Patrick  Stoddard,  4031 E.  Aster  Drive,
          Phoenix, AZ 85032-7417, USA) or bureau. Argentine stations can  send
          an SASE with an 0.75 peso stamp to the following address: Radio Club
          Ushuaia, Polideportivo Municipal, Pasaje  Jorge Vrsalovic S/N,  9410
          Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego. [TNX WD9EWK]
OK      - Special event station OL32OLP will be aired by former radio officers
          OK1DNJ, OK1DX, OK1FCA and  OK1FCJ on 1-30  April. It will  represent
          former HF  coast  radio station  Praharadio  (callsign  OLP),  which
          operated from 1975  until 2000. QSL  via OK1DRQ,  direct or  bureau.
          [TNX OK1FCJ]
ON      - Special event  call  ON50EU  will be  aired  until  31  December  to
          celebrate the 50th anniversary of the  Treaty of Rome (signed on  25
          March 1957 by France, West Germany, Italy, Belgium, the  Netherlands
          and Luxembourg,  it established  the  European Community).  QSL  via
          bureau or direct to ON7YX. [TNX ON7YX]
TA      - John, DJ6JH will operate  holiday style from  Turkey on 7-13  April.
          Expect him to be active as TA4/DJ6JH mainly on 10-20 metres RTTY and
          PSK31. QSL via home call. [TNX NG3K]
TI      - TI1DX will be aired from  Cerro de la  Muerte (Costa Rica's  highest
          mountain, 3,000 metres a.s.l.) on 2-7 April. Expect activity on 80-6
          metres. QSL via TI8AA. [TNX The Daily DX]
V3      - Glen, W5IF is currently active as  V31IF from Belize until 4  April.
          He operates on 160-10 metres SSB,  CW and RTTY.  QSL via W5IF.  [TNX
V6      - IT9YRE (V63RE), I1SNW (V63NW) and K9AJ  (V63J) have finalized  their
          plans as follows (local times):
           1 April  depart Yap (OC-012) around 17.00
           2 April  arrive Ngulu (OC-180), land after sunrise
           3 April  depart OC-180 around 13.00
           4 April  arrive Sorol (OC-277) around 13.30
           7 April  depart OC-277 around 17.00
           8 April  arrive Yap around 14.30
          11 April  charter flight to Woleai (OC-132)
          14 April  charter flight back to Yap
          Expect activity from OC-180 between the late UTC evening on 1  April
          through 2 April,  and from OC-227  between the  early morning  hours
          (UTC) on 4 April and the early  morning hours (UTC) on the 7th.  QSL
          via home calls.
V6      - Kei, JK1QLR operated as P29KN from Loloata (OC-240) in the past  few
          days. His next  activity will be  on 20-22  April, when  he will  be
          signing V63LR from Ulithi Atoll (OC-078); after 23 April he will  be
          active from Yap Island (OC-012), Micronesia. QSL via JK1QLR.
YU      - Special event callsign YU07HST will be aired from Serbia through the
          end of the year for the  7th IARU World  Championship in High  Speed
          Telegraphy (HST) that will  be held in  Belgrade on 19-23  September
          (http://www.hst2007.org/). QSL via YU1FJK. [TNX VA3RJ]

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

DX MEETING --->  The fourth DX  Meeting organized  by the  west Ligurian  ARI
Radio Clubs,  will take  place in  Imperia (north  west Italy)  on   19  May.
Further information at http://www.arimperia.net [TNX IK1QBT]

DXCC NEWS ---> Effective immediately, the  10-year rule has been dropped  and
DXCC card checkers have been authorized  to check cards for current  entities
only, dating back to 15 November 1945. Card checkers still are not allowed to
verify cards  for  160-metre contacts,  nor  cards confirming  contacts  with
deleted entities. In addition, DXCC card checkers now may check  applications
for Worked All States Award (WAS)  and VHF/UHF Century Club Award (VUCC),  if
they agree to do so. For  more information, please contact DXCC Manager  Bill
Moore, NC1L (dxcc@arrl.org).

RADIO MARITIME DAY  ---> On  14-15 April  (from 12  UTC to  12 UTC)  merchant
marine radio officers from several countries  will be active on the HF  bands
(160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and  10 metres CW) to meet  amateur radio operators  for
the Radio Maritime  Day special event.  Further information can  be found  at

QSL A62ER ---> The QSL route  for contacts made on 17-18  March is via  UY5ZZ
(who  was  the  operator),  direct  (Vladimir  Latyshenko,  P.O.  Box   4850,
Zaporozhye, 69118, Ukraine) or bureau. [TNX UY5ZZ]

QSL PZ5A --->  Please note  that the  QSL route  for contacts  made on  25-26
October 2003 (CQ WW SSB Contest)  is still via W5UE. The  QSL route for  QSOs
made on 23-25 March 2007 is via PZ5RA (direct only).

QSL YW0DX  ---> Corrado,  IT9DAA  reports that  all  of the  direct  requests
received through  24 March  (about 1,800)  have  been processed  and  mailed,
provided that  they  conformed to  IT9DAA's  QSlling rules  at  qrz.com  [TNX

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
2U0WMG/M    2E0WMG      CN8PA       EA7FTR      P29KN       JK1QLR
3D2UU       RA3AUU      CO2JD       AD4Z        P33W        RA3AUU
3DA0EI      EI7CC       CO3VK       IZ8EBI      P40W        N2MM
3DA0WW      ZS6DXB      CO8ZZ       DK1WI       P49Y        AE6Y
3W9HRN      DL1HRN      CS6STR      CT1ARR      PA50EU      PD0NTB
3W9R        OK1JN       CT3AS       DJ8FW       PJ2T        N9AG
3XD2Z       RW3AZ       CT6A        CT1ILT      PS5S        PP5MQ
3XM6JR      UA6JR       D69XC       UA9XC       PT7AG       PT7WA
4D9RG       DU9RG       DA0UBOOT    DK9OS       PZ5A        PZ5RA
4E1P        bureau      DL40RRDXA   DL1YFF      R1ANF       RK1PWA
4L2M        EA7FTR      DP4K        DK3DM       R1FJM       RX3MM
4L2M        UA9LP (a)   DU9/N0NM    W4DR        R1FJT       UA4RC
4L2M        UT7QF (b)   ED8BTM      EA8BTM      R80PK       UA3PM
4L4WW       EA7FTR      ED8D        EA8BHD      RC4Q        UA4RC
4O3B        OH2BH       EF8A        EA8AUW      RG9A        UA9XC
5B4/K3UY    RA3AUU      EI75IRTS    EI6HB       RI1NU       RN1NU
5B4AHS      RA3AUU      EK0B        SP9ERV      RL3A        W3HNK
5C5Z        W7ZR        EK8SK       SP9ERV      RM0A        RX3RC
5C8A        EA5XX       EK8WA       SP9ERV      RM3F        UA3DPX
5D5A        I2WIJ       ER0FEO      UU0JM       RT8T        RV3ACA
5H/7Q7RS    IT9YVO      ES5Q        ES5RY       SG60RK      bureau
5H3XC       UA9XC       EX9A        DF8WS       SJ2W        SM2HWG
5I3A        UA9XC       EY8CQ       DJ1MM       SN3X        SP3SLA
5P1AA       LX1NO       EY8MM       K1BV        SO5O        SP5KVW
5P1B        OZ0SW       FK/FO5RK    FO5RK       SO5UM       RA3AUM
5P1DX       OZ6B        FM1HN       K3PD        SU9GD       DJ2AVB
5P1M        OZ2MA       FM5FJ       KU9C        SX5P        SV5FRD
5P5V        OZ4VV       FP5BZ       F5TJP       T97M        K2PF
5P5Z        OZ0KP       G5O         G3VOU       TA2K        TA2RC
5P6PI       OZ6PI       H44MK       K1ER        TC3D        TA3D
5P7F        OZ7FOC      H44MS       DL2GAC      TF3ZA       KT6YL
5Q0PI       OZ6PI       HG0R        HA0NAR      TL8CK       F6EWM
5Q2A        OZ2A        HH2FJM      F5RPB       TM5CI       F5UBH
5R8GZ       G3SWH       HH4/K4QD    K4QD        TM6M        F6KHM
5W1VE       DL9HCU      HI3C        ON4IQ       TO5A        F5VHJ
5Z4/9A3A    9A2AA       HI3HN       OE7NHT      TP2CE       F5LGF
6F75A       EA5KB       HI3T        ON4IQ       UA6GP       RZ6HAZ
6H1J        XE1J        HP3DX       W4WX        UA9ZZ       EA5OL
6H1L        WA3HUP      HP3XBH      W4WX        UK8AKK      EA5KB
6H1TD       XE1TD       HR9BFS      N6FF        UK8FF       W3HNK
6I2EX       XE2EX       HV0A        IK0FVC      UK8GK       RW6HS
6I2HUM      XE2HUM      HZ1AN       DJ9ZB       UN7AB       DL8KAC
6I2MX       K6VNX       HZ1FS       EA7FTR      UN7MMM      EA7FTR
6I2YW       XE2YW       HZ1IK       DK7YY       UP4L        UN7LZ
6V7E        RW3TN       IA0IPY      I0YKN       UP9L        RW6HS
6W/RW3TN/P  RW3TN       IA6IPY      IZ6GSQ      UU7J        UU0JM
7Z1HL       DJ9ZB       IA8IPY      IK8WEJ      UZ4E        UR4EYN
7Z1UG       DG1XG       IC8R        IC8OZM      V25OP       W9OP
8P1A        NN1N        II0IDP      IS0SDX      V25WY       W4OWY
8P2K        KU9C        II0IGU      IK0JFS      V31IF       W5IF
8Q7WB       JM1WBB      II1ICS      I1SAF       V31RG       K4VU
9A60K       9A7K        II7ICT      IZ7EDQ      V44KJ       WB2TSL
9A60Z       9A2DM       II9ICF      IT9MRM      V63J        K9AJ
9A7T        9A2EU       II9IGJ      IT9MRM      V73KN       JK1QLR
9A950JB     9A3JB       IP7IPY      IZ7AUH      V73RY       N7RO
9G1RU       HB9STZ      IP8IPY      I8QJU       VK6AA       DL8YR
9H3GM       DK1BT       IR6T        IK6VXO      VK8NSB      VK6NE
9J2BO       G3TEV       IS0/WH0Q    IN3ZNR      VP57V       W5CW
9J2CA       G3SWH       J28JA       F5JFU       VR2C        VR2NN
9M2CNC      G4ZFE       J37T        VE3EBN      WH2D        K3UOC
9M6AAC      DL2QT (c)   J5BI        F6BUM       WK3D/AH0    JF2MBF
9Q1D        SM5BFJ      J75RZ       W2RZS       WP3C        W3HNK
9Q1EK       SM5DQC      KH6CW       K7GQ        XR6T        CE6TC
A52AM       JA0JHA      KL7J        N3SL        XT2SE       IK3GES
AH0/WK3D    JF2MBF      KL7OX       K8GG        XU7ACD      K3SP
AI4VU       JT1CO       LA3C        LA9DFA      YN4SU       TI4SU
AN8A        EA8AH       LN3Z        LA9VDA      YQ9W        YO9WF
AO1O        EA1EA       LS1D        LW9EOC      YT60W       YU7BCD
AO3A        EA3URB      LT1F        AC7DX       YU60BCD     YU7BCD
AO4R        EA4TD       LX7I        LX2A        YU7W        YU7BPQ
AO7R        EB7AEY      LX8M        LX1ER       YZ2A        YZ1AU
AY7X        WD9EWK      LY7A        LY2ZO       Z32ID       DJ0LZ
BD7YK       BA4CH       LZ9R        LZ3YY       ZA1E        I2MQP
C4M         W3HNK       NP3U        WP4U        ZF2AH       W6VNR
C52T        G0TSM       OH0B        OH2BH       ZF2LC       W2SM
CM6CAC      EA5KB       OH0R        OH2PM       ZL1GO/8     ZL1AMO
CN2DP       CT1CDP      OH4A        OH6LI       ZM8CW       ZL1AMO
CN2NI       CT2HNI      OL2T        OK2TC       ZP0R        W3HNK
CN2QA       F5IQA       OL8M        OK1DRQ      ZS9X        K3PD
CN2R        W7EJ        ON50EU      ON7YX       ZY100S      PY5CA
CN2ZR       W7ZR        ON60TWS/A   ON5UR       ZY5100SCOUT PY5CA
CN5W        EA7FTR      OR1Z        ON6IX       ZY7C        PT7WA

(a) Russian stations    (b) Ukrainian stations  (c) 22-30 March 2007

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

4J15TX  P.O. Box, Baku AZ-1000, Azerbaijan
7Z1CQ   Abdulhafiz Kashkari, P.O. Box 138763, Jeddah 21323, Saudi Arabia
9J2QQV  Ryuji Shishito, c/o JICA-ZI Project, P.O. Box 910062, Mongu, Zambia
D44AC   Carlos Pulu, P.O. Box 398, Mindelo, Cape Verde
EY3M    ATCC Contest Club, P.O. Box 203, Glavpochtamt, 734025, Dushanbe,
PP5MQ   Mario Marquardt, P.O. Box 212, 89201-972 Joinville - SC, Brazil
PY5CA   Nelson Otavio Maia, P.O. Box 1, Curitiba 80011-970, Brazil
PZ5RA   Ramon Kaersenhout, P.O. Box 4048, Paramaribo, Surinam
RW3AH   Andrei Fyodorov, Attemsgasse 7, D-03, A-1220 Vienna, Austria
ZS6DXB  Rhynhardt Louw, P.O. Box 10148, Edleen, 1619, Gauteng, South Africa


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