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 4 August 2007                                             A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 848
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                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

9A     - Marco, IK1ACX reports he  will operate from  Pag Island (EU-170)  on
         11-18 August.
BY     - A large group of  operators will be  active as homecall/2  (BY1TT/2,
         BD1PTA/2, BA3CE/2...) from  JuHua Island (AS-151)  on 10-12  August.
         QSL via BD1PTA. [TNX BA3CE]
F      - Special station TM2HRH will  be active on  6-19 August to  celebrate
         the 150th anniversary of the birth of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz. QSL via
         bureau to F6KTN. [TNX F1SIU]
FP     - Members of the Marconi Radio Club of Newfoundland will be active  as
         FP/VO1NA from St. Pierre & Miquelon  (NA-032) on 5-7 August.  Expect
         activity on 20, 30 and 40 metres. QSL via VO1MRC. [TNX The Daily DX]
G      - Charles, M0OXO (http://charlesm0oxo.piczo.com/)  is again active  as
         GB4IPY until 28  August. This is  one of the  IPY special  callsigns
         celebrating the 4th International Polar Year. [TNX 9A7K]
I      - ARI Frascati will activate  special call IY0ORP  on 11-12 August  to
         commemorate the microwave test carried out  by Guglielmo Marconi  in
         1932 between Capo Figari  (Sardinia) and Rocca  di Papa (Rome).  QSL
         via I0DJV, direct or bureau. [TNX IK0ZCW]
I      - Fabio, IW1DFU will be active as IA5/IW1DFU from Elba Island (EU-028,
         IIA LI-001) on 12-31 August. He  expects to operate mainly CW on  20
         and 30 metres, with some SSB  activity on 20 and 40 metres,  running
         100 watts into vertical and/or dipole  antennas. QSL via home  call,
         direct or bureau. [TNX IW1DFU]
IS0    - Stefano, IK5XCT will be active as  IM0/IK5XCT from Maddalena  Island
         (EU-041, IIA  OT-008) until  13 August.  QSL via  IK5XCT, direct  or
         bureau (an e-mail request form for bureau cards will be available at
         http://www.qsl.net/ik5xct). [TNX IK5XCT]
IS0    - Gerry, IZ1DSH and Giovanni, IK1WEG will operate (on 10-40 metres SSB
         and CW, plus 6  metres) as IS0/IZ1DSH  and IS0/IK1WEG from  Sardinia
         (EU-024) on 8-20 August. Side trips  as IM0/homecall to the  islands
         of Spargi (IIA OT-021, EU-041) and Caprera (IIA OT-012, EU-041)  are
         being planned. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX IW1FGZ]
JA     - Look for JI3DST/JI4 and/or JS6RRR/JI4 to be aired from  Kasado-shima
         (AS-117) on 4 August for a few hours (3-8 UTC). QSL via bureau. [TNX
KL     - Lanny, W5BOS [425DXN 840] arrived at  Chignik Lagoon on 1 August  at
         23 UTC, and the weather was  very bad and windy. He  has made it  to
         Unavikshak  Island  (W5BOS/AL0,  NA-238),  hopefully  for  a   2-day
         operation. In his latest report (2 August) he said that "if the wind
         co-operates I will make my way out to Semidi (W5BOS/KL7, NA-235)  by
         the week-end, if not  I will load  up and go  home". QSL via  N6AWD.
         [TNX WD8MGQ]
OH     - Jukka, OH3OJ  will  be active  as  OH3OJ/P  from  Kaurissalo  Island
         (EU-096) from 8 August in the afternoon until 10 August in the  late
         morning. [TNX OH3OJ]
SP     - SP5VYI, SP5X, SP5IUK and SP5GRU will operate special station 3Z90ZIM
         until 30 September to celebrate the 90th anniversary of scouting  in
         Przasnysz. QSL via SP5ZIM or SP5X. [TNX RA3AUM]
T3     - Toshi, JA8BMK will be  active as T31XX  from Kanton Island,  Central
         Kiribati (OC-043) for about a  couple of weeks  in late October.  He
         plans to operate  SSB, CW and  RTTY on 160-6  metres. He expects  to
         leave Japan for T30 (via Fiji)  in September, and  to reach T31  one
         week after leaving T30  in mid-October. He  might also visit  Banaba
         Island and operate as T33ZZ, before or after the T31 activity. Toshi
         is looking  for other  operators  who may  join  him and  share  the
         expenses (his  e-mail  address can  be  found at  www.qrz.com  under
         JA8BMK). [TNX NG3K]
UA     - Special callsign UE4CGT will be aired  on 6-7 August from the  place
         (RDA SA-35)  where Russian  cosmonaut Gherman  S. Titov  (1935-2000)
         landed 46 years  ago. On 6  August 1961, he  was the  second man  to
         orbit Earth; the Vostok 2 mission lasted for 25.3h and  accomplished
         17 earth orbits. QSL via UA4CDV. [TNX RW6HKF]
UA     - Vasily/RU3SD and  Alexey/UA3SGQ  will be  active  as  UE3SFF/1  from
         various natural reserves  on 6-8 August.  QSL via  RU3SD, direct  or
         bureau. [TNX UA3FDX]
UA     - Nick/UE1SNA (RA1QQ), Alexey/RA1QY and Dmitriy/RN3GM plan to  operate
         as homecall/1 from several Russian islands in the EU-162 IOTA  group
         on  9-14  August.  QSL  via  home  calls.  When  operating  from   a
         lighthouse, they will be using UE1RLH/1 (QSL via RA1QY). [TNX RA1QY]
UR     - Look for UR7GO/p and UR7GW/p to be active from the Sybjrski  Islands
         (BS-15 for the Ukrainian Islands Award) on 4-5 August. [TNX UW0ZZ]
W      - Members  of  the  Old  Barney  ARC  (http://www.obarc.org)  will  be
         operating  as  N2OB  from  "Old  Barney",  the  Barnegat  Lighthouse
         (USA-039) on  Long  Beach Island  (NA-111,  USI NJ-001S) on 4 August
         from about  13 UTC  through 21  UTC. Expect  activity on  20 and  40
         metres SSB. QSL via N2OB. [TNX N2OO]
W      - Cory, N1URA  - along  with KB1IRZ,  W1IF, W1SK  and W1ZW  - will  be
         active from Seguin Island (NA-137) and  lighthouse on 11-12  August.
         Theirs will be a QRP operation  with CW stations  using 5 watts  and
         SSB  stations   using  10   watts.  QSL   direct  to   N1URA.   [TNX
XX9    - Hide, JM1LJS  plans  to  be  active  again  as  XX9TJS  from  Macau,
         hopefully from about 9 UTC on  10 August until about  11 UTC on  the
         13th. Expect him to operate SSB  and CW on 80-10 metres. QSL  direct
         to JM1LJS. [TNX The Daily DX]

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

DXCC NEWS  ---> J5UAR (Guinea-Bissau,  2007 operation) has been accepted  for
DXCC credit. Those who had cards  rejected  for this  operation, can send  an
e-mail to dxcc@arrl.org and they will be placed on the list for update.  [TNX

NOT THE MANAGER  ---> Please note  that Pepe, EA5KB  is the  QSL manager  for
CX2AM, but *not*  for Gus' recent  IOTA activity as  HP2/CX2AM (NA-170).  The
correct QSL route for that operation, as well as for HP2/CX3AN and HP2/CX4CR,
is via CX2AM himself, direct (Gustavo Asdrubal Frontini Acosta, Camino  Ariel
4637 A Sayago, Montevideo, Uruguay) or bureau.

QSL VK9DNX ---> Mario, DJ2MX reports that the last batch of direct QSL  cards
has been mailed out.  He is now  going to process  the requests received  via
OQRS (the Online QSL Request System, http://www.df3cb.com/vk9dnx/),  followed
by bureau cards. Those who still need a  direct cards please note that 3  USD
or 1 IRC are sufficient for return postage to destinations outside Europe.

QSL YU6AO --->  Acim, YT3W reports  that all of  the direct  cards for  YU6AO
received between 29 January and 25 July were processed and mailed on 27  July
(about 500 envelopes).

QSL VIA IK2DUW ---> Antonello reports  he received the  latest log for  Pino,
ZP4KFX on 1 August. It includes QSOs made from January 2006 onwards.

ST2A QRT ---> Jovica's (T98A, ex-T94FC)  assignment in Sudan  has come to  an
end. During the past two years he operated as ST0RM and ST2A, and made 40,660
QSOs (35,012 CW, 3386  SSB, 2249 RTTY  and 13 PSK31),  including 843 QSOs  on
160m, 3916 on  80m and  585 on  6m. A  few pictures  illustrating living  and
working  conditions   in  Sudanese   desert  enviroment   are  available   at
His  new  assignement  with  UNHCR  (United  Nations  High  Commissioner  for
Refugees) is in Dakar, Senegal and  will start on 1 September. Jovica's  work
area covers the whole West Africa and he hopes to activate most of  countries
in the region. Information about amateur radio activities will follow in  due
course. [TNX T93Y]

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

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
2E0PLA      N2RJ   (a)  GW0VNK      DJ8NK       RK3MWL/1    UA3MQM
2E0PLA      ON4IQ  (b)  GW6GW       GW0LKJ      SA1A        SM1TDE
3Z100S      SP6ZDA      GW8K        GW0ANA      SB300L      W3HNK
3Z50KCR     SP5KCR      GZ0F        M0CMK       SE2T        SM2YIZ
4K9W        DL6KVA      HB4FV       HB9TJM      SK6M/P      SM6DYK
4L4WW       EA7FTR      HC8/LX1NO   LX1NO       SN0IPY      SP5UHW
4L8A        DJ1CW       HC8/LX2LX   LX1NO       SN100S      SP9ZHR
4N160SRS    YU1SRS      HF15SZL     SP5PSL      SN10P       SP9KJU
4X7AZ       4Z5LA       HF1HF       SP1DTG      SN10POW     SP6ZJP
5B4AHI      RX3RC       HG46FC      HA5BSW      SN1A        SP1EG
5B4NC/P     5B4KH       HK1X        EA7FTR      SO1EKO      DL1EKO
5Z4ES       K3PD        HK4OBA      EA5KB       SV0JD/8     DL6NBA
6W1SE       JR2KDN      HQ3C        HR2RCH      SV0XAF/8    HB9EBC
9A/W1ADX    IN3DEI      HR9/WQ7R    N6FF        SV1GYG/8    SV1GYG
9A6NL       HA6NL       HR9BFS      N6FF        SV1QN/8     SV1QN
9A7T/p      9A2EU       HS0ZGQ      DL1MJF      SX5P        SV5FRD
9A9Z/p      9A1ADE      HZ1IK       DK7YY       T88DX       JI3DLI
9G5ZS       ZS6EGB      HZ1SK       IZ8CLM      T94CT       K2PF
9K2YM/P     EA5KB       HZ1ZH       EA7FTR      T96Q        T93Y
9M4DXX      9M2TO       IB0/OM0C    OM2FY       TC2T        TA2MW
9M6XRO      M5AAV       IB0/OM2FY   OM2FY       TM0FIL      F6KPQ
9Q1EK       SM5DQC      IB0/OM2TW   OM2FY       TM7BA       F5NCU
A43MI       A47RS       IB0/OM5AW   OM2FY       TM7C        F4AJQ
A52AM       JA0JHA      IB0/S55M    OM2FY       TO1YR       FM1HN
A92GT       EA7FTR      IC8R        IC8OZM      UA1QV/1     UA1QV
AP2TN       DJ9ZB       II1TS       IZ1GJK      UA6AF/P     UA6AF
BA1RB       EA7FTR      IY0SMA      IZ0FVD      UE0LAA      UA0LCZ
BA4TB/4     BA4TB       J42POL      SV2JAO      UE1CBB      UA1AIR
BO0K        BV2KI       J48IM       HA0IM       UE1OTA/1    RZ1OA
C4MG        5B4KH       J48IO       DK7AO       UE60SWA     RK0SWA
C6APR       K3IXD       J48M        DK7AO       UN7MMM      EA7FTR
C6AQO       K3IXD       J48NAR      HA0NAR      UR5FCZ/p    UR5FCZ
C6AXD       K3IXD       J48YL       DK7AO       UR5FEL/p    UR5FEL
CN8ZG       EA7FTR      JD1BMM      JA6GXK      UT9FJ/p     UT9FJ
CO7PH/P     W3HNK       JX3EX       LA3EX       UW0G        UT7GX
CQ7P        CS1GDX      LU1ECZ      EA5KB       UX2IQ/p     UX2IQ
CQ9T        CT3KN       LY2007LRMD  LY2FN       V31MX       K0BCN
CT8CNE      CT1DJE      LZ170VL     LZ1KZA      V60DU       JI6DUE
CU3F        CT1FMX      LZ85L       LZ2AP       V60IL       JF3PLF
CU8T        CT1GFK      M8C         G4DFI       V60KL       JN3JBC
DR6IOTA     DM5DX       MJ0AWR      K2WR        V60TI       JA3UWB
E21EIC/p    JR5XPG (c)  MJ0PCB      M0PCB       V60TX       JH3TXR
E21EIC/p    E21EIC (b)  MM0OVL/p    M0OVL       V60YAQ      JI6DUE
ED1AE       EA1AE       MM0Q        MM0BQI      V63JJ       JA3ART
ED1CA       EA1CA       MM3M        G3VCQ       VC1W        VE1RGB
EE5KB       EA5KB       MS0EPC      MM0DFV      VE1OTA/VE9  VE1VOX
EI75IRTS    EI6HB       N0T         K0BLT       VE2CJCT     VE2FGL
EI9JQ       G0DEZ       N4A         N4YDU       VE2FK       VA2SG
EJ/G0RTN    GI0RTN      OH0X        OH2TA       VK1GG       VK1TX
EM15B       UT1BC       OH0Z        W0MM        VO1GAM      VO1MX
EM5F        UX0FF       OH2DZ/P     UA1ANA      VO1J        VO1AU
EN80AL      UT8AL       OH2U/5      OH2IW       VP6TD       ZL2HGR
EU940OR     UA3FDX      ON1000B     ON5LL       VR100S      VR2HKS
F/OT3T      ON7EQ       OZ8MW/P     OZ8MW       VR10AJ      VR2AJ
FW0MO       OM2SA       PA/OO6C     ON6CC       VR10NN      WA4WTG
FW0YL       OM2SA       PA/OQ1C/p   ON4ON       VR10PX      VR2PX
G7N         G6FOP       PA/OR2T     ON4ATW      VR10UW      VR2UW
GB100BI     bureau      PA100WSJ    PI9SRS      VR10XMT     VR2XMT
GB100J      bureau      PB2M/P      ON8UK       VY2Z        VE3ZZ
GB1DS       M0KZC       PC6IOTA     PG7V        W4H         K4MM
GB1HI       M3ZYZ       PI4HQ/p     PA3CAL      W5BOS/AL0   N6AWD
GB4IPY      M3ZYZ       PJ7/CT1BWW  CT1BWW      W6I         N2OWL
GB5BBS      M5GAC       PJ7/EA3GHZ  EA3GHZ      W7ASF/KL7   W7ASF
GB5FI       GW0ANA      PJ7/EA5YH   EA5YH       WH2D        K3UOC
GB5SI       MM0BQI      R2MWO       DL1FCM      WP4I        W3HNK
GB6RH       G0GDU       R6SE        RW3WWW      XW1A        E21EIC
GI3YS       MM0DHQ      RI1AA       UA1AIR      YB3MM/9     IZ8CCW
GJ6YB       G3SWH       RI1CA       RK3FA       YM0T        TA2RC
GM0B        MM0BHX      RI1GK       RV1AQ       YU60BCD     YU7BCD
GM2T        GM4UYZ      RI1NU       RN1NU       YW1DX       IT9DAA
GM2Z        MM0DFV      RK1B/P      RK3FA       ZF2DK       K2DBK

(a) North America    (b) others    (c) Japan

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

4Z5LA   Ruslan Bunyat-Zade, Hairis Str 58, Nofim 44841, Israel
5B4KH   George Mappoursa, P.O. Box 27638, Engomi, Nicosia 2432, Cyprus
9J2QQV  Ryuji Shishito, c/o JICA-ZL Project, P.O. Box 910062, Mongu, Zambia
9M2TO   Tex Izumo, P.O. Box 125, GPO 10710, Penang, Malaysia
CT1GFK  Antonio Jose Rebelo Guerreiro, Apartado 1111 - Zona Industrial,
        P-8700 240 Olhao, Portugal
DL1MJF  Joerg Fennen, Ettenhoferstr. 39, 82256 Fuerstenfeldbruck, Germany
HS8KAY  Bancha Chansirikamon, 97/419, Moo.4, Vichit, Muang, Phuket Island
        83000, Thailand
IT9DAA  Corrado Ruscica, P.O. Box 1, 96018 Pachino 1 - SR, Italy
J49A    Radio Amateur Society of Crete, P.O. Box 1390, Iraklion 71110, Crete,
K3IXD   Ed Steeble, 202 Huntington Rd., Summerville, SC 29483, USA
M3ZYZ   Charles Wilmott, 60 Church Hill, Royston, Barnsley, South Yorkshire
        S71 4NG, England, UK
N6AWD   Fred K. Stenger, 6000 Hesketh Dr., Bakersfield, CA 93309, USA
OZ8MW   EDR Silkeborg, Tietgensvej 7, 8600 Silkeborg, Denmark
PG7V    JanJaap Vosselman, Zandhuisweg 76, 8077 TB Hulshorst, The Netherlands
RZ1OA   Vlad Sadakov, P.O. Box 48, Arkhangelsk, 163045, Russia
SM5DQC  Osten B. Magnusson, Nyckelvagen 4, SE-59931 Odeshog, Sweden
SV0XAI  Hans Saetrevik, P.O. Box 531, 74100 Rethymno, Crete, Greece
UA0LCZ  Vladimir Miroshnichenko, P.O. Box 41-21, Vladivostok-41, 690041,
UT7GX   Yaroslav Oleynik, P.O. Box 84, 74900 Nova Kakhovka, Ukraine
UX0FF   Nikolay Lavreka, P.O. Box 320, Izmail, 68609, Ukraine
VA2SG   Jean-Pierre Couture, 3372 des Orchidees, Saguenay Jonquiere, QC G7S
        6B9, Canada
VE1RGB  Gary Bartlett, 24 Lawrence Place, Wellington, NS B2T 1A3, Canada
VE3ZZ   Gregg A. Calkin, P.O. Box 1345, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5R4, Canada
VO1AU   David A. Goodwin, P.O. Box 2322, Station C, St John's, NL A1C 6E7,


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