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30 August 2008                                            A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 904
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

5R    -  Jack/F1BCS, Jim/F1HDI, Gil/F5JBE, Remy/F6ABJ, Michel/F6COW, Oliver/
         F6EIE  and  Dan/F6EPD  will  be  active  from  Sainte-Marie  Island
         (AF-090) on 18-27 September. They plan to operate on  160-6  metres
         as 5R8GM (SSB), 5R8JM (CW) and 5R8IM (digital modes),  while  5R8EM
         will be used on 2m EME JT65 (144.114). QSL via F1BCS. [TNX W1AW]
8Q     - Igor, UA9KDF will be active as 8Q7FD  from  the  Maldives  (AS-013)
         from 30 August to 11 September. He will operate PSK and RTTY.  [TNX
         The Daily DX]
CT     - The Algarve DX Group will be active with  eleven  different  CT7CA*
         callsigns from as many Portuguese castles  and  fortresses  on  6-7
         September. QSL via CT1GFK. Further  information  can  be  found  at
         http://ct7ca.blogspot.com/ [TNX F5NQL]
F      - Members of the Radio Club Haute Saintonge (F5KLJ)  will  be  active
         as  TM1MAD  from  Ile  Madame  (not  IOTA,  DIFM  AT-024)  on   6-7
         September. They plan to operate CW, SSB and digital modes on  80-10
         metres. [TNX F5NQL]
HK     - Paco, EA7ATX  and  Juan  Luis,  EA7AY  expect  to  be  in  Colombia
         starting on 4 September for quite a few  weeks.  They  plan  to  be
         active as HK1AT and  to  operate  from  the  San  Bernardo  Islands
         (SA-078) on 14-19 October. QSL via EA7ATX,  direct  only  (proceeds
         will be donated to charity). [TNX www.dxfun.com]
I      - Marco, IN3UFW and others will operate on all  bands  and  modes  as
         IN3IPY through the end of the year to celebrate  the  International
         Polar Year. QSL via IN3UFW, direct or bureau. [TNX IN3UFW]
KL     - John, KL7HBK might go and be active  from  Barter  Island  (NA-050)
         "in the next week or two". His schedule is still uncertain,  as  it
         depends on weather and work commitments. [TNX The Daily DX]
P4     - Roy/W3TEF, Bob/W3BTX and Joop/P43JB will operate  again  as  P41USA
         from Aruba (SA-036) on 3-12 September.  Expect  activity  on  160-2
         metres. The special callsign marks the anniversary  of  the  tragic
         events occured on 11 September 2001. QSL via W3TEF. [TNX NG3K]
S2     - S21RC, S21AM and other operators from Bangladesh  are  planning  to
         be active from St. Martin's Island, in the rare AS-127 IOTA  group,
         for six days in December. Actual dates and  callsign  are  pending,
         and at the moment  they  are  looking  for  support.  Please  visit
         http://s2iota.eb7dx.com/ or e-mail David,  EB7DX  (eb7dx@eb7dx.com)
         if willing to help them. [TNX EB7DX]
SV     - The SX8WT activity from Alonissos Island (EU-072) will  be  shorter
         than previously announced [425DXN 893], and  will  now  take  place
         from 29 August to 2 September. QSL via SV2HPP. [TNX SV2FPU]
SV     - One of the most important founding figures in  Western  Philosophy,
         Aristotle was born 24  centuries  ago  in  Stageira.  Commemorating
         that event, SV2GWY, SV2XI, SV7HRJ and  SW2HQF  will  be  active  as
         SX24STG during the IARU Region 1 Field  Day  (6-7  September).  QSL
         via SV2GWY.
T2     - Aki, JA1KAJ will be active from Tuvalu (OC-015) on  2-8  September.
         He plans to operate SSB, CW, RTTY and possibly on  PSK31  and  SSTV
         on 80-10 metres, with a 3-element yagi and a long wire for the  low
         bands. QSL via JA1KAJ, direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
UA     - RA0LD, RU0LL, RU0LM, RW0LBM, RW0LC and  RW0LZ  will  be  active  as
         R0L/p from Opasnyy  Island  (IOTA  status  to  be  determined,  RRA
         RR-16-10) on 2-7 September. QSL via IK2DUW. [TNX IK2DUW]

PACIFIC TRIP ---> Ulli, DL2AH and Willi, DJ7RJ  are  going  to  Apia,  Samoa
(5W) and then to Nukunonu,  Tokelau  (OC-048)  for  three weeks, tentatively
starting  around 2-5 September. After  that,  they  will return to 5W before
going  on to their next destination.  DL2AH has a mind to visit Manua Island
(OC-077),  American  Samoa  between 7  and 27 October  and  Tonga between 29
October and 9  November.  DJ7RJ will fly back to Los Angeles on 21 October.

SCANDINAVIA TOUR ---> Gabi, DF9TM and Frank, DL2SWW  will  be  visiting  and
operating from Sweden (SD7M and SD7W),  Finland  (OH/homecall) and the Aland
Islands  (OH0/homecall) between 5 and 23  September.  They plan to be active
from   IOTA  groups  EU-002,  EU-084,  EU-087,  EU-096,  EU-101 and  EU-173.
QSL  via  home  calls. Updates on  their  itinerary  will  be  available  at
http://www.iota-expedition.com/scand/scand.html [TNX DL2VFR]

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

DX MAGAZINE MOST WANTED SURVEY ---> The  DX Magazine's  annual  Most  Wanted
Survey  is  being  conducted  now  through  15 October.  The  survey form is
available at http://www.dxpub.com/dx_survey2008.html  The  overall  top  100
will be posted on the web site around 15 January 2009.
The survey has changed significantly, in response to a  number  of  comments
in recent years. The Entities to choose from  (about  300)  do  not  include
"the ones we felt were not justified to be included, such  as  W/K,  VE,  G,
DL, F, I, etc" (but if you want them included in your response,  simply  use
the "Additions or Comments" space at the end of the form). There is  also  a
new column ("160-30"), for those who want to express a need for contacts  on
160, 80, 40 and 30 metres. [TNX N4AA]

QSL VIA M0URX ---> Please note that Tim, M3SDE,  has  upgraded  his  license
and his new callsign is M0URX. He is  the  QSL  manager  for  the  following
callsigns:  3DA0OK,  9M6/G3OOK,  9M6DXX,  9M6XRO,  9M6XRO/p,  9M8Z,  A25OOK,
ZS6/GM3OOK. Tim has retained his previous call  and  has  made  arrangements
with the RSGB QSL Bureau to receive all cards which arrive for  M3SDE.  [TNX

SRT CONTEST ---> The Strange Radio Team will hold  its  HF  SSB  Contest  on
20-21  September.  Look  at  http://www.strangeradioteam.com/srt-contest.asp
for complete information. [TNX IZ8EDJ]

+ SILENT KEY + Recently reported Silent Keys  include  Patrick  J.  McNamara
(EI9CB), Gojmir Blenkus (S53AW) and Tom Kneitel (W4XAA).

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3G1F        EA5KB       G6PZ        GM4FDM      PA6SCH      PA1JOS
3G47TA      CE4TA       GB0HL       G4ARN       PA6URK      PA3GNE
4U1WB       KK4HD       GB0REL      GI0PGC      PB20HD      PA1WLB
5D0IPY      I0YKN       GB0SH       MW0JZE      PI4VPO      PA2CNR
5H4BL       IV3RTL      GB2ELH      MM5PSL      PJ2LS/LH    PD1DRE
5P3WW       DL1YAW      GB2FCL      M3ZYZ       PX2T        PY2DN
5R8FL       G3SWH       GB2LBN      GM4UYZ      PY2VA       I8LWL
5R8FU       SM5DJZ      GB2LS       MM1BHO      R1FJT       UA4RC
5W0HH       JM1LJS      GB2LT       GM0JHF      R300SM      RV3LZ
5W0MJ       JA3RAF      GB2TER      M3ZYZ       R65BO       UA3YY
6L0OX       HL0NHQ      GM6UW/p     M0BLF       RZ1CWC/p    RN1CW
7S6PN       SK6DW       GS8R        GM0WED      S50IPY      S51RU
8N0VF       JA0CGJ      GT4IOM      GD4WBY      SD3N        SM3NXS
9A35RKP     9A7P        H81L        HP1RCP      SG3U        SM3CXS
9A5LO       OK1LO       HA800LP     HA0LP       SN0AXL      SQ2BXI
9H3KS       IZ4AKS      HA800MO     HA0MO       SN2NP       SP2BIK
9K2SS       KB2MS       HA800NAR    HA0NAR      SO1EKO      DL1EKO
9L1BTB      SP7BTB      HA807PL     HA7PL       SV0JD/8     DL6NBA
9M6XRO      M0URX       HB10DX      HB9AGH      SV0XAN/5    IK2WZD
A41MX       EB7DX       HB9LH       HB9DLO      T88TX       JI2TXU
A43LH       A47RS       HI9CF       DL4NCF      TA1ZK       HB9DUR
A71CT       EA7FTR      HK1NK       EA5KB       TC1YLH      TA1HZ
A71CV       A71AN       HK1X        EA7FTR      TF1IRA      TF3GB
A92C        A92GR       HK6DOS      EA5KB       TJ3SL       F5PSA
AM1TDH      EA1COW      HL14ARDF    HL2CFY      TM0LHG      PA0HEL
AO5FI       EA5URV      HZ1AN       DJ9ZB       TR8CA       F6CBC
AT25RG      VU2NRO      HZ1SK       IZ8CLM      TT8FC       EA4AHK
AY0DX       LU3DR       IA0IPY      I0YKN       TY5ZR       IK2IQD
C4EURO      5B4AHO      II8IPY      I8ACB       UA0AZ       W3HNK
C6ARM       K3TRM       II8LPC      IZ8IQO      UA0SBQ      UA0SJ
CE1TT       EA5KB       IO1DCI      IK1GPG      UE1CFZ      RX1CQ
CE47TA      CE4TA       IQ3WW       IK3OGN      UE6MAC      RZ6MF
CG3LPL      VE3LPL      IR0IPY      IZ0HTW      UN3M        EA7FTR
CN2LT       F5TMJ       J47OCF      SV7FSK      UN5J        W3HNK
CN8IG       EA7FTR      J48YA       HA1YA       UN9L        LZ1YE
CN8VO       EA7FTR      JY4NE       K3IRV       V51XG       DL8AL
CO2IZ       EA1EAU      JY5CC       JY4CI       VE5LGT      VE5MC
CP6AA       IK6SNR      K4J         K4LRA       VK9CJW      I5JHW
CQ5N        CT6ARL      K8E         N8MR        VP9NH       KE4MMA
CQ8E        CT2GZB      KH6MB       AI4U        W1T         W1GLO
CQ9500DL    CT3DL       KP2B        EA7FTR      W2T         N2OO
CS3500F     CS3MAD      LA8EARL     LA4A        W5P         WC5C
CV1AA       CX1AA       LU1ECZ      EA5KB       XR47TA      CE4TA
CW1T        CX1TA       LU3DX       EA5KB       XR7F        CE6AMN
CX7CO       KA5TUF      LZ08IPY     LZ3SM       XW1B        E21EIC
D2NX        JH7FQK      LZ130J      LZ2JB       YB1ALL      W2FB
D4C         CT1ESV (a)  OA4TT       N6XQ        YB1GJS      NI5DX
D4C         IZ4DPV (b)  OH0JWL      DL5FF       YV1FM       IT9DAA
DA2008LH    DJ2HD       OH1AV/p     OH1BOI      YV5ANF      EA7FTR
DU3NXE      W3HNK       OX3XR       OZ3PZ       YV5DTJ      IT9DAA
E74DX       K2PF        OY4TN       M0URX       YV5MSG      IT9DAA
EE8AY       EA8NQ       OZ0MF       DH1LAO      YV5SSB      IT9DAA
EG2FSB      EA2RKW      OZ7VEA      DL7VEA      ZD8LP       VP8LP
EG5FUV      EA5FL       P29VW       N6JW        ZD8N        G3ZVW
EK6LP       IK2DUW      PA2008TS    PA3CPI      ZD8RH       G4DBW
EK6TA       DJ0MCZ      PA6GDR      PA2CNR      ZL4A        ZL4AA
EP3PK       IK2DUW      PA6LH       PA0XAW      ZL6LH       ZL1VK
ER5GB       W3HNK       PA6SB       PA2CNR      ZP6CW       ZP6CU

(a) bureau     (b) direct

9V1F1    S.A.R.T.S.,  Robinson  Road,  P. O.  Box  2728,  Singapore  904728,
GM0WED   Edmund Holt, Ashwell, St Ola, Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1SX,  Scotland,
I5JHW    Giovanni Bini, Via Garibaldi 38/B, 51031 Agliana - PT, Italy
JA3RAF   Junichi Murawaki, 3-21-6 Miyashita Nishi-ku, Kobe 651-2146, Japan
JM1LJS   Hideyuki  Kai,  4-22-15  Takata-Higashi,  Kohoku-Ku  Yokohama-City,
         223-0065, Japan
VP8LP    Bob McLeod, 75 Davis Street,  Stanley,  Falkland  Islands,  British
         South Atlantic
W1GLO    Cape Ann Amateur Radio Association, 6 Stanwood Street,  Gloucester,
         MA 01930, USA
W3HEM    HEMARC, P.O. Box 1693 MS 4015, Baltimore, MD 21203, USA


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