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   14 April 2007                                           A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                    No 832
                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

5H       - 5H0RS is the callsign  issued to Sigfrido,  7Q7RS [425DXN 829].  He
           will be working in the Dodoma Region of Tanzania for one year.  QSL
           via IT9YVO.
6O       - Filip, ON4TA  is active  as 6O0F  from Puntland,  Somalia until  18
           April. He planned to operate SSB  on 20, 17, 15,  12 and 10  metres
           during his spare time. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.
BY       - A large group of operators from the Zhuhai Polytechnic College  ARC
           will be active as BY7KPI from  Huangmao (AS-131) from around 6  UTC
           on 14 April until around 8  UTC on the 15th.  They plan to  operate
           SSB and RTTY  on 40, 20,  15 and 10  metres. QSL  via BY7KPI.  [TNX
BY       - Look  for  BD1DRJ/3,  BD3APX/3  and  BD3AEO/3  to  be  active  from
           Shijiutuo Island (AS-134) on 21-22 April.  They plan to operate  CW
           and SSB on  40, 20,  15 and  10 metres.  QSL via  home calls.  [TNX
I        - The third edition of the Mediterraneo DX Club's Members Trophy will
           take place on 20-22 April. The  MDXC HQ station IQ8MD plus  several
           special event stations  are expected to  participate in the  event:
           4M0R, 4X0MDC,  EB8MDC,  II0MDC,  II9MDC,  IO0MDC,  IO1MDC,  IO2MDC,
           IU9MDC, SX1MDC. All of the  QSOs made with  these stations will  be
           confirmed automatically via the bureau.  Direct requests should  be
           sent to  the Members  Trophy  Manager, Giuliano  Mondini  (IK2VUC).
           Information on the  event and the  relevant award can  be found  at
I        - Special station I0SPQR will be active  on all bands on 20-22  April
           to celebrate the 2760th anniversary of the foundation of Rome.  QSL
           direct to I0YCB. [TNX IZ0CUX]
JD1_oga  - Skip, JE2HCJ will operate as JE2HCJ/JD1 from the Ogasawara  Islands
           between 16 and 25 April. He will be  QRV with a long wire on  6-160
           metres, mainly on CW on the low bands. QSL via home call. [TNX  The
           Daily DX]
KH8_si   - The N8S team on Swains Island expects to go QRT around 18-19 UTC on
           15 April.  The  logsearch on  the  expedition's  website  has  been
           disabled for  a  few  days  because  of  traffic  overload.  Go  to
           http://logsearch.de/ instead, and use the  "N8S Log search"  button
           on the left menu.  At 1.35 UTC  on 13 April  N8S had logged  97,127
           QSOs (chapeau!).
OD       - Paulo, CT1EFS is currently in Shama, Lebanon and will remain  there
           until early June. He is waiting for the authorization to operate as
           OD5/CT1EFS, and  plans are  to be  active daily  on 15,  17 and  20
           metres (possibily 40  metres as well)  SSB and  CW starting  around
           16.30 UTC. [TNX CT1END]
OH       - OH6LI, OH3BHL and other  Finnish operators will  be active as  OH3I
           from either Parainen or Nauvo Island (EU-096) on 21-22 April.  They
           plan to operate  CW, SSB and  digital modes on  40, 30,  20 and  17
           metres with 2-3  stations, amplifiers  and good  antennas. QSL  via
           OH3BHL. [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
OZ       - Tom, DL4VM will be  active as OZ/DL4VM  from Samso Island  (EU-172)
           from 21 April to 5 May. He will operate QRP on 40, 20 and 15 metres
           CW only. QSL via home call. [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
SU       - Special event station SU8DRM will be  activated on 14-17 April  for
           the Regional Conference on "Disaster: Relief and Management" to  be
           held in Alexandria, Egypt. QSL via SU1KM (direct only).
TA       - TA1HZ and  TA2RX  will  operate  as  TC57ALAY  on  21-25  April  in
           remembrance of  the  role played  by  the  57th  Infantry  Regiment
           ("Alay") of the Turkish Fifth Army during the Dardanelles  Campaign
           (Canakkale Savaslari) in 1915. Expect activity on 40 and 20  metres
           SSB. QSL via TA1HZ. [TNX TA1HZ]
TK       - Laci/HA0HW, Tomi/HA4DX, Geza/HA4XG, Ivan/LZ1PJ and Valya/LZ5AV will
           be active  as TK/homecall  from Corsica  (EU-014, Grid  JN43qa)  on
           21-28 April.  They will  operate on  the  HF bands  (160-10  metres
           mainly CW, with some SSB, RTTY and PSK31 as well) and VHF. QSL  via
           home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX HA0HW]
VE       - Igor, VA3YDX will operate from Manitoulin  Island (CIsA ON-001)  on
           21-22 April during the Ontario QSO Party. QSL via home call (direct
           only). Full information on the Canadian Islands Award can be  found
           at http://www.qsl.net/ve3tpz/cisa/ [TNX VA3YDX]
VP5      - Fred, PY2XB will active as VP5/PY2XB from Providenciales  (NA-002),
           Caicos Islands from  19 April trhough  3 May.  He plans  to put  an
           emphasis on 160. 80 and 40 metres, as well on 30, 17 and 12  metres
           and digital modes (BPSK31 and RTTY). He will also have a CW  beacon
           on   50097    kHz.   On-line    logs   will    be   available    at
           http://www.py2yp.ws/py2xb/; QSL via PT7WA,  direct or bureau.  [TNX
YB       - Hotang, YC0IEM will operate as YC0IEM/4 from Bangka Island (OC-144)
           on 16-22 April. QSL via IZ8CCW. [TNX IZ8CCW]

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

425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The latest  issue (March 2007) is now available  at
http://www.425dxn.org/monthly/index.html. Articles  and  pictures  should  be
sent to Nicola Baldresca, IZ3EBA (iz3eba@ari.it).

9Q5MO ---> This Otto Mayer, DK3MO (QSL via DF9TA), who operates from  Bukavu,
Democratic Republic of Congo. Nowadays the 9Q5 prefix is used exclusively for
the Province Orientale, while Bakavu is  located in the Province of  Sud-Kivu
(9Q6 call area). Philippe, 9Q1TB says that the only four properly  authorized
amateur radio operators are 9Q1D, 9Q1EK, 9Q1NT and himself. [TNX The Daily DX
and F5NQL]

CQ DX  MARATHON  ---> The  CQ  DX  Marathon is  a  year-long  DX  hunt,  with
participants competing to see who can  work the greatest number of  countries
("entities") and CQ zones over the course of a full year, then starting again
at zero  at the  beginning of  the next  year. For  2006, the  winner in  the
Unlimited Class is  Pete Meyer, N0FW  (286 countries and  all 40 zones).  The
Formula class winner was Drago, T94GB  (193 countries and 35 zones using  100
watts and wire antennas). For 2007,  the WARC bands  are now permitted.  This
year's Marathon began at 00.00 UTC on 1 January and will end at 23.59 UTC  on
31 December.  Complete  rules and  submission  information can  be  found  at
www.dxmarathon.com [TNX K9EL]

LOTW ---> Henrik, OZ6TL reports that all of the QSOs he made as either ZK1TLA
(1999-2005) and E51TLA (2006) have been uploaded to LoTW.

QSL AS-148 ---> Rocky, HL1VAU reports  that the QSL cards  for the 1-3  March
activity from  Sonyu  Island have  been  received from  the  printer.  Rocky,
Han/DS2GOO and Ryou/DS4NYE  are processing direct  requests received so  far.
They made more than 2,300 QSOs, the main part  of them on the WARC bands,  in
20 hours.

QSL VIA EA7FTR ---> Francisco is the  QSL manager for more than 130  stations
from 41  different  DXCC  entities.  His  web  site  is  up  and  running  at

UKRAINIAN CONTEST  CLUB --->  The 17th  Meeting  organized by  the  Ukrainian
Contest  Club  (http://www.ucc.zp.ua)  will  take  place  on  18-20  May   at
Khortitca, Zaporozhye. Further  information at  http://www.ucc.zp.ua or  from
Vladimir, UY5ZZ (uy5zz[at]mail[dot]ru). [TNX UY5ZZ]

WARD AWARD --->  The WARD (World  Amateur Radio Day)  Award commemorates  the
World Amateur Radio Day celebrated by IARU  on 18 April each year. The  award
is sponsored by  MK QTC (the  Polish Amateur Radio  Journal) with the  Polish
Amateur Radio Union's support, and it is issued to licenced amateurs and SWLs
for contacts  made/heard  between 00.00  and  23.59 UTC  on  18  April.  Full
information  at  http://qtc.radio.org.pl/pokazartykul.php?articleID=544  [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
3B8FQ       K5XK        AO1A        EB1ISN      N8S         YT1AD
3B8MM       DL6UAA      AY7X        WD9EWK      NP4A        W3HNK
3DA0FC      ON4CJK      BD5HAM      IK2DUW      OK6DJ       OK1FJD
4K5D        K2PF        BP100S      BX4AN       OL0R        OK1WMR
4K9W        DL6KVA      C6AGN       W1DIG       OL32OLP     OK1DRQ
4L1FP       LZ1OT       CO7PH       W3HNK       ON60AF      ON6KN
4L1MA       ON4RU       CX6VM       W3HNK       ON60HRT     ON7IG
4L4CC       RV1CC       CX7CO       KA5TUF      ON7G        ON4MRX
4L6DL       LZ1OT       DU1/K3RAG   WY4N        OX60AD      OX3UR
4L8A        DJ1CW       EG5CPH      EA5URR      P29VR       W7LFA
4O6T        PB2T        EG5SVF      EA5URR      PJ4/W9NJY   WD9DZV
4U1WB       KK4HD       EH7SMN      EA7URM      R0UPOL      F8DVD
5H0RS       IT9YVO      ER/RW3AH    RW3AH       R41WP       RA3LBA
5H3VMB      UA4WHX      EX/W0AIH    W0AIH       R4CG        RK4CYW
5N8NDP      IK5JAN      F5SGI/p     F5SGI       RK1G        RZ3LC
5P7Y        OZ7AM       FT5XQ/mm    F4EFI       SB300L      W3HNK
5P8Y        OZ1ACB      GB2BST      M0XIG       SC300VL     SK6HD
5T5JA       JA1BAB      GB6GW       GW0TKX      SC5L        SM5XSH
5X1GS       WB2YQH      GP4BJC/P    G6XOU       SV0IE       DL2YAG
5Z4/IK4ALM  IK4ALM      H44MS       DL2GAC      SV0XAF/8    HB9EBC
5Z4ZK       W4ZYT       HC7AE       EA7FTR      T88ME       7N1RTO
6H1MW       XE1MW       HG200B      HA3HK       T960ARA     T94GB
6H1TRP      XE1TRP      HI8LAM      EA5NI       TI1DX       TI8AA
6H1XR       XE1XR       HK4KDO      EA5KB       TI2AXX      DL3AXX
6H1YYD      EA5KB       HR9/WQ7R    N6FF        TR8CA       F6CBC
6J3PMR      XE3PMR      HS0AC       HS0ZFZ      TU2/F5LDY   F1CGN
6J3RBA      XE3RBA      HV0A        K0FVC       TZ1T        ON4LN (a)
6O0F        ON4TA       HZ1SK       IZ8CLM      TZ1T        ON5CD (b)
6V7F        SM5GMZ      IA0IPY      I0YKN       TZ2T        ON4LN (c)
7P8/G4MFW   9V1FJ       IA4IPY      IK4QIB      TZ4T        ON4FG (b)
7P8DX       ZS1CT       IE9/IQ9PA   IT9TQH      TZ4T        ON4LN (a)
7Q7HB       G0IAS       II1ICB      IK1QBT      UA0AZ       W3HNK
7Q7VB       UA4WHX      II7ARI      IQ7MU       UE1SNA      RA1QQ
7X2EB       EA7FTR      II7BP       IZ7GWP      UN7AD       RW6HS
8J10YRP     JN1YRP      IP7IPY      IZ7AUH      UP21B       UN7BF
8P6ET       KU9C        IP8IPY      I8QJU       V31WB       KB2OWB
8Q7EB       IW1GIO      IR8DX       IK8VRH      V63J        K9AJ
9A950DM     9A1CCJ      IU8SF       IK8WEJ      V63RE       IT9YRE
9A950DX     9A8DX       J5UAP       HA3AUI      V63WN       I1SNW
9A950JB     9A3JB       J68WI       WB5ZAM      V73NS       WD8CRT
9L1DIR      EA4URE      J79XBI      SM0FWW      VP5X        OH3RB
9M2/PG5M    PG5M        JW/F8DVD    F8DVD       VQ9JC       ND9M
9M2TO       JA0DMV      KG4JB       N7ID        XE2S        WD9EWK
9V1AP       KD3TB       KH8/K3UY    RA3AUU      XU7MDY      OH4MDY
9V1YC       N5ID        KH8/N9YU    YT1AD       XU7TZG      ON7PP
A35RK       W7TSQ       LU1ECZ      EA5KB       XV9SW       SM5MX
A45WD       YO9HP       LZ07IPY     LZ3SM       YK1BA       N5FF
A92WHD      A92GR       LZ2007EU    LZ1BJ       ZS4U        K3PD

(a) direct     (b) bureau     (c) direct and bureau

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

5U5U     Christian Saint-Arroman, Chemin de Mousteguy, F-64990 Urcuit, France
DL6UAA   Mart Moebius, Kirchplatz 10, D-04924 Dobra, Germany
EA7FTR   Francisco Lianez Suero, Asturias 23, 21110 Aljaraque, Huelva, Spain
F8DVD    Francois Bergez, 6 Rue de la Liberte, F-71000 Macon, France
I1SNW    Claudio Scaglia, P.O. Box 161, 14100 Asti - AT, Italy
IT9YRE   Ferdinando Rubino, P.O. Box 30, 96012 Avola - SR, Italy
K9AJ     Michael J McGirr, 3441 W Oak Hill Dr, Crete IL 60417, USA
ON4CJK   Jose Duyck, Molenakker 56, 8740 Egem, Belgium
ON4LN    Eric Lauwers, Benedictijnenlaan 25, Kessel-Lo, Belgium
ON4TA    Filip Rogister, Kroendaalplein 4, Overijse, 3090 Belgium
PG5M     Gerben A. Menting, Brandparken 2, 9351 XM Leek, The Netherlands
RA1QQ    Nick A. Smerdov, P.O. Box 24, Cherepovets 162611, Russia
WD8CRT   Neil Schwanitz, Box 8341, APO, AP 96557, USA
WD9EWK   Patrick Stoddard, 4031 E. Aster Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85032-7417, USA
YT1AD    Hrane Milosevic, 36206 Vitanovac, Serbia
ZS1CT    Cape Town Amateur Radio Centre, P.O. Box 2541, 7740 Clareinch, Cape
         Town , South Africa

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