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1 September 2007                                           A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 852
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  IK1ADH & I1JQJ
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

3B7    - The 3B7C team expects to arrive on Isle du Sud, St. Brandon (AF-015)
         on 4  September.  Operations are  not  expected  to  commence  until
         midnight UTC on  the 7th, by  which time all  stations and  antennas
         will have been assembled (however, the  6m beacon will be  activated
         at the earliest opportunity, so that  6m DXers can start to  monitor
         for possible openings).
         Suggested frequencies are as follows:
         Band       CW       SSB      RTTY     FM       PSK
         160m        1822     1842      -        -        -
         80m         3502     3795     3570      -       3580
         40m         7002     7052     7035      -       7037
         30m        10102      -      10137      -      10140
         20m        14022    14145    14085      -      14071
         17m        18072    18145    18100      -      18100
         15m        21022    21295    21085      -      21071
         12m        24892    24945    24920      -      24920
         10m        28022    28495    28075    29580    28071
         6m         50102    50145      -        -        -
         6m Beacon  50090      -        -        -        -
         There will be 12 stations (one on  every band from 160 to 6  metres,
         with second stations on 80 and 20 metres so that they can operate on
         CW and SSB at the same time) with big monoband antennas on all bands
         from 30 to 6 metres and  verticals on the  remaining bands.
         Feedback messages can  be sent to  3b7c@g3wgv.com: John, G3WGV  will
         read them and send a daily digest of key information to the team.
         Logs will be  uploaded to the  3B7C website  on a  daily basis.  The
         online log lookup will feature a lookup for your zone, showing  what
         times you, or others  in your country/zone,  have made contact  with
         3B7C on each band.
         QSL via G3NUG, direct or bureau  (bureau cards can be requested  via
         the webpage). The QSL  manager for SWLs  is Bob Treacher,  BRS32525.
         Bookmark http://3b7c.com for full information on the expedition.
5H     - Scott,  AC3A  will  be  in  Tanzania  with  ORBIS  International  (a
         nonprofit   humanitarian   organization   dedicated   to   blindness
         prevention and treatment in developing countries) on 7-17 September.
         He plans to be active as 5H3EYE during his local evening hours.  QSL
         via AC3A. [TNX The Daily DX]
9A     - Mladen, 9A2NA will operate SSB on  the HF bands from Korcula  Island
         (EU-016) on  1-10 September.  Side trips  to the  nearby islands  of
         Cerin and Prznjak Mali are being planned. [TNX F5NQL]
9H     - A large  group of  Dutch   amateurs will  be going  to Qawra,  Malta
         (EU-023) for  their 20th  holiday/DXpedition. They  will operate  on
         80-6 metres CW, SSB  and  digital modes between  9 and 30  September
         using a very special callsign, 9H20  (Nine Hotel Twenty, no  suffix;
         QSL via  PB9ZR).  The  operators will  be  PE1NGF  (9H3X),  PA0BEA
         (9H3IE),  PG9W  (9H3ON),  PE1OFJ    (9H3YM),  PB9ZR  (9H3ZR),  PA1SL
         (9H3AB), PA3HGP (9H3S), PA5W (9H3WX),  PD5W (9H3WY), PA1GR  (9H3ZF),
         PA3AVS  (9H3AVS),   PA3GUU   (9H3YT)  and   PE2EMS   (9H3EM).   [TNX
9M     - Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Malaysian indipendence, a  large
         number of 9M50M  special event callsigns  (the first  letter of  the
         suffix stands  for "Merdeka",  which means  "independence" in  Malay
         language) will be aired from all over that Country between 30 August
         and 1  September. Expect  9M50MA,  9M50MB, 9M50MC,  9M50MD,  9M50ME,
         9M50MF, 9M50MJ, 9M50MK, 9M50MM, 9M50MN,  9M50MP, 9M50MR, 9M50MT  and
         9M50MW from West Malaysia,  while 9M50MS and  9M50MQ will be  active
         from East  Malaysia.  QSL via  the  MARTS (Malaysian  Amateur  Radio
         Transmitters' Society) bureau. [TNX 9M2TO and 9W6RAY]
CT     - Carlos Mauricio,  CT4HA  will be  active  as CT4HA/p  from  Berlenga
         Island (EU-040) on 7-9 September. He plans to operate SSB on 10, 15,
         17, 20, 40  and 80 metres.  QSL via  CT4HA, direct  or bureau.  [TNX
EA     - The ITU was founded in Paris in 1865 as the International  Telegraph
         Union. The current name (International Telecommunication Union)  was
         decided by the  Madrid Plenipotentiary Conference  in 1932. To  mark
         this 75th  anniversary,  amateur  radio  operators  from  Spain  are
         allowed to replace their EA, EB and  EC prefixes with AO, AN and  AM
         respectively between 3 September and 9 December.
EA     - Adolfo, EA7TV will be active as EA1/EA7TV from Arosa Island (EU-080)
         on 5-7 September. He plans to operate on 10-40 and 6 metres. QSL via
         home call, direct or bureau. [TNX EA7TV]
F      - Bernardo, HB9ASZ will  be active  holiday style  as F/HB9ASZ/P  from
         Brehat Island (EU-074) on  1-22 September. He  will operate CW  only
         with 100 watts into a multiband-dipole.  His favourite band is  30m.
         [TNX IZ8EDJ]
F      - Dani, EB1BOA and  his brother  Javier, EC1KV  plan to  be active  as
         F/EB1BOA/P  from  several  French  lighthouses  between  6  and   24
         September. Further  information at  http://ea1cs.blogspot.com/.  QSL
         via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX EA1WX]
F      - The Rugby  World Cup  2007 (www.rugbyworldcup.com)  will take  place
         from 7 September to 20 October and ten Frech special event  stations
         will be active from the  cities that will  host the matches:  TM0RWC
         (Saint-Denis), TM1RWC  (Paris),  TM2RWC (Bordeaux),  TM3RWC  (Lens),
         TM4RWC (Lyon),  TM5RWC  (Marseille),  TM6RWC  (Montpellier),  TM7RWC
         (Nantes), TM8RWC  (Saint-Etienne)  and TM9RWC  (Toulouse).  QSL  via
         operator's instructions.  Full information  on the  relevant  award,
         sponsored by  the  REF and  the  Association  des  Radioamateurs  de
         Loire-Atlantique,  can  be  found  at  http://arala.44.free.fr  [TNX
GD     - Lars, DF1LON will operate SSB, CW and RTTY as MD0LON  from the  Isle
         of  Man (EU-116) on 6-10  September. The main focus  will be on  the
         WAE SSB Contest. QSL via home call. [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
GM     - Jim, MM0BQI reports  that due to  illness and  possible bad  weather
         over the weekend he has had to cancel his IOTA trip to the Treshnish
         Islands [425DXN 851]. He will still be active in SSB field day using
         MM0BQI/p, but he will be operating from EU-005 (UK mainland).
GM     - The Orkney  Wireless  Museum (www.owm.org.uk)  at  Kirkwall,  Orkney
         (EU-009) will be on the air as GB2OWM during the 17th Orkney Science
         Festival, to be held from 30 August to 5 September. [TNX VA3RJ]
I      - Elio, IK8TPE and  possibly other operators  plan to  be active  from
         Scoglio del Gabbiano  (not IOTA, IIA  KR-002) on  2 September.  [TNX
J6     - Bill, K9HZ expects to operate mostly  SSB on 10-20 metres as  either
         J69HZ or  J6/K9HZ  from St.  Lucia  (NA-108) from  31  August  to  2
         September. [TNX W1AW]
OA     - Dane Novarlic, S57CQ is currently  in Lima, Peru  with the UN  World
         Food Program.  He  says he  will  be active  as  OA4/S57CQ  until  3
OH     - Markus, OH1MN plans to operate as OF10TA from Luonnonmaa Island (not
         IOTA) on 1-2 September. QSL via home call. [TNX F5NQL]
OH     - Finnish amateur  radio  stations are  allowed  to replace  their  OH
         prefix with OF between 1 September and 31 December to celebrate  the
         90th anniversary of the independence of Finland. [TNX OH2HSJ]
SP     - Special event station 3Z0MSPO will be active from Kielce, Poland  on
         3-6  September  for  the  15th  Miedzynarodowym  Salonie   Przemyslu
         Obronnego  (International  Defence  Industry  Exhibition).  QSL  via
         SP7PKI, direct or bureau. [TNX SP7HT]
UA     - Memorial radio station RC150KTS will be active on 1-30 September  to
         commemorate the  150  anniversary of  the  birth  of  Konstantin  E.
         Tsiolkovsky, the Russian rocket scientist and pioneer of astronautic
         theory.  On  17-23  September  the  sation   will  be  active   from
         Tsiolkovsky's house-museum  in  the  village  of  Izhevskoe  (Ryazan
         oblast). QSL via RU3SD. [TNX UA3FDX]
UA     - Special event station  R450KB from 1  September through 30  November
         commemorating the  450th  anniversary  of  the  the  association  of
         Kabardino-Balkaria with  Russia. QSL  via UA6XT,  direct or  bureau.
         Information on the relevant award can be found at  http://www.r6x.ru
         [TNX RA6XTD]
VE     - Steve, VE2TKH will be active  as VO2ZT from  Labrador City (Zone  2)
         from 31 August to 4 September.  He plans to operate mainly CW,  with
         some SSB depending on band conditions, from the VO2WL club  station.
         QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX VE2TKH]
VP8_fi - Chris, GM0TQJ will be active as  VP8CXV from East Falkland  (SA-002)
         between 8 September and 15 January 2008. He plans to operate  mainly
         SSB, with some RTTY and PSK31, in his spare time. QSL via home call.
         [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
YB     - Hans, PA0HOP will  be active again  as YB9AQH from  his QTH on  Bali
         Island (OC-022) during the months of September and October. He plans
         to operate CW, PSK31 and RTTY.   QSL via  PA0HOP, direct or  bureau.
         [TNX PA0HOP]
ZD7    - Tom, KC0W will  be moving to  St. Helena Island  on 5 September  for
         several years. His new callsign is  ZD7X and he plans  to be on  the
         air by 15 September. He expects to operate on 160-6 metres CW,  SSB,
         RTTY and PSK,  and to  participate in  all major  contests. QSL  via
         W0MM. [TNX The Daily DX]

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

QSL 9M2/G4VGO ---> Petr, OK1DOT reports  he is now the  QSL manager for  Bob,
9M2/G4VGO. QSL direct only to Petr  Gustab, P.O. Box 52,  Cesky Brod 282  01,
Czech Republic.

QSL ER5DX ---> Apparently some source  of information lists RW6HS as the  QSL
manager for ER5DX. "I have never  had a QSL manager",  Victor says, and  adds
that cards can be sent  to him direct  (Victor M. Rudenco,  P.O. Box 7,  6103
Chadyr-Lunga, Moldova) or through the bureau.

QSL EU-169 ---> If you still need a ZA0IS or ZA0/IK7JWX card for the December
2002 operations from  Sazan Island (EU-169),  please e-mail the  QSO data  to
Alfredo, IK7JWX (ik7jwx2003@yahoo.it). [TNX IK7JWX]

QSL RK3DZJ/1 ---> All of the contacts made by RK3DZJ/1 from IOTA group EU-147
(August 2007) will be  confirmed automatically via  the bureau. Requests  for
direct cards should  be sent to  RA3DEJ (Dmitry  Ognistyj, Sovetskaya  18-23,
Zarya, Balashikhinsky r-n, Moskovskaya obl., 143922, Russia). [TNX UA3DNR]

QSL ROUTES: Paul, ON6DP maintains  a QSL Manager  database that now  contains
about 75,100 QSL  routes (http://www.dd3kf.de/on6dp.htm),  and Josef  Rohner,
HB9CIC has developed a simple freeware  tool to handle this database. It  can
be found at http://www.qslnet.de/hb9cic [TNX HB9CIC]

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3D2MT       LY1F   (a)  CO2HQ       EB7AEY      ON100SCOUT  ON7IG
3D2MT       VK2CCC (b)  CO2JD       AD4Z        ON14CS      ON4RSX
3W2TXR      JA2TXR      CO2NB       EA5KB       ON60AF      ON6KN
3W9R        OK1JN       CO2VQ       EA5KB       ON60HRT     ON7IG
3Z0LH       SP1PBW      CO6XN       N3ZOM       ON60NLB     ON3AD
4K9W        DL6KVA      CQ0ODX      CT2GZE      ON60SNW     ON7KO
4S7BRG      HB9BRM      CQ5N        CT6ARL      ON60TWS     ON8RH
4S7HIG      ON4HIL      CQ7C        CT2GZB      OX/PA3EXX/p PA3EXX
4S7NNG      JA4AVP      CT7GIL      CS1AAM      OY3QN       OZ1ACB
4S7VK       DJ9ZB       CU8AS       HB9CRV      OZ50JOTA    OZ4ADP
4U1UN       HB9BOU      CV7FARO     CX1FA       R1000LE     UA3DDA
5P1DX       OZ6B        CV9T        CX1TA       R1FJT       UA4RC
5R8FL       G3SWH       CX3CCC      CX2ABC      RK3DZJ/1    RA3DEJ
5R8FU       SM5DJZ      CX5UR       EA5KB       SD3N        SM3NXS
5R8UO       DF8UO       CX7CO       KA5TUF      SE2T        SM2YIZ
6W1SE       JR2KDN      DK2007EKT   DJ6SI       SG3U        SM3CXS
7Q7BJ       G4AHK       ED6URB      EA6ZX       SN100S      SP9ZHR
7S0SFJ      SM0BYD      EG3MED      EA3GM       SN10IPA     SP9PZU (a)
7S100ALA    SK7CN       EH1LSI      EA1AUO      SN10IPA     SQ9ZM  (b)
7S6LGT      SK6NL       EI75IRTS    EI6HB       SN1LH       SP3VT
7X2EB       EA7FTR      EK3GM       IK2QPR      SN750C      SP9PKZ
7Z1HL       DJ9ZB       EM15B       UT1BC       SO1EKO      DL1EKO
7Z1SJ       EA7FTR      EM50ARDF    US0VA       ST100S      ST2M
7Z1UG       DG1XG       F5KAQ/P     F5RJM       SV0XAO      DJ5JH
8S20OTC     SM7BHM      GB0CBE      G5XV        T32GW       WB6NOA
8S3SYL      SM3CVM      GB0GRA      M0JHW       TC1LHW      TA1FR
8S6IL       SM6TUW      GB0SH       MW0JZE      TC25SG      TA1HZ
8S6LGT      SK6GX       GB1SL       GW0VML      TC4LHW      TA2RX
8S6LL       SM6PVB      GB2BML      M0CNP       TJ3SL       F5PSA
8S6VAN      SM6JSM      GB2LBN      GM4UYZ      TL8CK       F6EWM
9A/VE3ZIK   DL3PS       GB2SCA      G4SSH       TM4CR       F4ELJ
9A0LH       9A7K        GB5BIG      GI2BX       TM4ST       F4ELJ
9A5LO/P     OK1LO       GC4BRS/p    GW0ANA      TT8FC       EA4AHK
9G1CL       WD4KZK      GM0ANA/p    GW0ANA      UA0IDZ/p    RW0IZ
9H5LB       9H1EI       HB9LH       HB9DLO      UE0LLL      RU0LM
9J2BO       G3TEV       HL0LPM/3    6K2BWA      UE0QDA/0    RX3RC
9J2CA       G3SWH       HZ1AN       DJ9ZB       UE1RSM      UA1RJ
9M2/G4VGO   OK1DOT      HZ1IK       DK7YY       UE6MAC      RZ6MF
9M2CP       9V1CP       HZ1ZH       EA7FTR      UE6UFO      RZ6AU
9M6QQ       DF5UG       II4GOR      IK3MZS      UQ8GU       UN8GU
9M8QQ       DF5UG       IR8DX       IK8VRH      V5/DJ8VC    DJ8VC
9Q1EK       SM5DQC      J3/DL7VOG   DL7VOG      VE1OTA/P    VE1VOX
9Q1TB       SM5DQC      JD1BMM      JA6GXK      VP8LGT      VP8ON
A25MC       G4RCD       K4L         W4MOT       VP8ROT      GM0HCQ
A35EA       ZL1AMO      K8E         N8MR        VR10NN      WA4WTG
A61AB       IZ8CLM      LR3DX       LU7DSY      VU2PEP      KF9TC
A61C        W4JS        LU1ECZ      EA5KB       W2T         N2OO
A61HH       A61AV       LU3DXG      LU7DSY      W5P         WC5C
A61M        A61AV       LU6XA       LU7DSY      W8L         K8PT
A61R        EA7FTR      LZ130SV     LZ2LE       WH2D        K3UOC
A61TX       W4JS        LZ170VL     LZ1KZA      XR1H        HA1AG
AT60MY      VU2NRO      LZ50DX      LZ1AF       XR4C        CE6AMN
AY7X        WD9EWK      MM0BNN/P    M0BNN       XU7TZG      ON7PP
C31CT       EA3QS       MM0XAU      DJ6AU       YB9/PA0RRS  PA0RRS
CN8KD       EA5XX       OH1AV/2     OH1BOI      YW5AS       DM4TI
CN8YE       EA7FTR      ON1000B     ON5LL       ZL6LH       ZL1VK

(a) bureau              (b) direct

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

6K2BWA  Song Jang Woon, 104-1004 Daewoo Apt, Dangwang Dong, Anseong, Gyeonggi
        456-705, Korea
7X4AN   Mohamed Boukhiar, P.O. Box 30133, Barcelona 08080, Spain
9N7JO   Stig Lindblom, Jum Changphimai, 147/1 Moo 3, Tambon Boot, Ban Ta
        Bong, Phimai, TH-30110 Nakhon Ratchashima, Thailand
DM4TI   Udo Soeldner, Grenzweg 10, 99610 Wundersleben, Germany
EA6ZX   P.O. Box 240, 07080, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
F5RJM   Denis Villemin, 4 Le Flaquet, F-50470 Tollevast, France
LU7DSY  Carlos Alberto Almiron, P.O. Box 709, 8000 Bahia Blanca - Buenos
        Aires, Argentina
OH1BOI  Jari Talkara, Lylykatu 16, 24280 Salo, Finland
PA3EXX  Johan Willemsen, Belmolendijk 12, 1693 DJ Wervershoof, The
RW0IZ   Rudolf A. Yanson, P.O. Box 183, 685000 Magadan, Russia
SM3CXS  Jorgen Svensson, Berghemsvagen 11, SE-86336 Sundsbruk, Sweden
SM3NXS  Sten Holmgren, Centrumgatan 22, SE-864 31 Matfors, Sweden
VK2CCC  Tomas Magyla, 7 Churchill Avenue, Wahroonga, NSW 2076, Australia
VP8ON   Donald Betts, P.O. Box 809, Stanley, Falkland Islands, FIQQ-1ZZ,
        South Atlantic
WD9EWK  Patrick Stoddard, 4031 E. Aster Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85032-7417, USA


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