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27 September 2008                                         A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 908
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

6W    -  The    Senegalese    ADRASEC    Amateur   Radio    Club    (6W7PCT,
         http://www.senrasec.org/) will be active  as  6V7SPACE  during  the
         World Space Week (http://www.worldspaceweek.org/) on 4-10  October.
         [TNX F5NQL]
BY     - David, BA4DW will operate holiday style  as  BA4DW/5  from  Dongtou
         Island (AS-141) between 30 September and 4 October.  QSL  via  home
         call  (David  Yujian  Zhou,  703-5-241  XinGuang  Road,   Shanghai,
         200080, China). [TNX BA4DW]
DU     - Vincent, VR2/F4BKV will be active as DU6/F4BKV from Boracay  Island
         (OC-129), Philippines on 1-6 October. He plans to  operate  holiday
         style on SSB and PSK31, with 100 watts into a dipole  for  80,  40,
         20, 15 and 10 metres. QSL via F4BKV,  direct  or  bureau.  He  will
         upload his log to LoTW.
EY    -  Philippe,  F4EGS  will   be  active  as  EY8/F4EGS  from  Dushanbe,
         Tajikistan between 26 September and 26 November.  He  will  operate
         in his spare time on 40-10 metres SSB, RTTY, PSK et CW,  using  100
         watts into a vertical. [TNX F8REF]
FO_mar - While Uli/DL2AH (ZK3AH) will remain on  Tokelau  until  around  the
         end of September, Manfred/DJ7RJ (ZK3MW) went QRT on  18  September.
         He is now going to the Marquesas Islands (OC-027), where he  should
         stay for three weeks. QSL via home call,  direct  or  bureau.  [TNX
         The Daily DX]
GM     - The Middlesex DX Group (M0MDG) will be  active  from  the  Isle  of
         Arran (EU-123) on 4-10 October  as  either  GB2MDG  and  (for  SOTA
         operations) MS0MDG/p. QSL via 2E0VAG, direct or bureau. [TNX F5NQL]
HL     - DS1MRF, DS1NPP, DS4NMJ , DS5EVU, DS5LRJ and 6K5TET will  be  active
         as DT0HH/2 from Yonghung Island (AS-105) from around  6  UTC  on  3
         October through around 6 UTC on the 5th. They plan to  operate  CW,
         SSB, RTTY and PSK31 on 160-6 metres. QSL via DS3FGV. [TNX DS4NMJ]
HL     - HL5BMX, 6K5AQY, 6K5AYC and 6K5BHZ  will  be  active  as 6M0W/4 from
         Paegya  Island  (AS-060) on 3-5  October. QSL via HL5BMX, direct or
         bureau. [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
I      - Special event callsign II2VEM is being  aired  until  28  September
         for the Road Cycling World Championships that are taking  place  in
         Varese. QSL direct (ARI Varese, P.O. Box 26,  21100  Varese  -  VA,
         Italy) or bureau. [TNX I2RGV]
I      - Members of ARI San Dona di  Piave  will  be  active  as  IL3T  from
         Torcello Island (EU-131, IIA VE-011) between 1 and 31 October.  QSL
         via IQ3SD. [TNX I5JKI]
KH2    - Aki, JR1VAY will be active  as  AH2J  from  Guam  (OC-026)  on  4-6
         October,  Oceania  DX  Contest  (SSB).  QSL  via  JR1VAY    (bureau
         preferred). [TNX JR1VAY]
OD     - Sylvain, F5TLN will be active as  OD5/F5TLN  from  Lebanon  between
         October and February 2009. He will operate SSB and some CW  on  all
         HF bands. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX VA3RJ]
P2     - Hugh, K6HFA has had to cancel the IOTA trip  to  Papua  New  Guinea
         [425DXN 902]. "He is graciously leaving $3,000 (AUD)  in  the  boat
         charter fund", Derek (G3KHZ) says.  "This  means  we  have  a  late
         opening for one lucky guy who only needs to pay $2,067  (AUD)  plus
         his air fare  to  join  us.  Could  this  be  you?"  Contact  Derek
         (g3khz(at)derekcox.plus.com) if you wish to join the team. The  web
         page for the expedition is at http://www.425dxn.org/dxped/p29_2008/
S7     - Tom, DJ6TF will be active as S79TF from La Digue  Island  (AF-024),
         Seychelles on 2-14 October. He plans to concentrate  on  30  metres
         and RTTY, but will also be on other bands and modes. QSL  via  home
         call. [TNX The Daily DX]
SP     - Look for Czeslaw, SP2QCR/1 and Witek, SP2MHC/1 to  be  active  from
         Uznam Island (EU-129) on 26-28 September. They plan to  operate  CW
         and SSB on 80-10 metres. QSL via home calls. [TNX MM0NDX]
SP     - Celebrating the 200th issue of "QTC,  The  Polish  Radio  Amateurs'
         Journal", three special event stations will be active  next  month:
         HF200Q (1-10 October), HF200T (11-20  October)  and  HF200C  (21-31
         October). QSL via SP4KDX, direct or bureau. [TNX SP2FAP]
T3     - Toshi, JA8BMK  was  expected  to  reach  Tarawa,  Western  Kiribati
         (T30XX) on 25 September. He should remain there for about  10  days
         while waiting for a ship to depart for  Central  Kiribati  (T31XX).
         He plans to operate SSB, CW, RTTY and PSK31 on 160-6  metres,  with
         an emphasis on the low bands as well as 12, 17 and 30  metres.  QSL
         via JA8BMK, direct only. [TNX The Daily DX]
TN     - Mao, TN5MM is a new amateur radio  operator  from  Congo.  For  the
         time being he will operate from the QTH of Nicolas, TN5SN  (F8FQX),
         who has been in Brazzaville since 20 August [425DXN 902]. [TNX  The
         Daily DX]
VE     - Special event station VC2ARAM will be active between 3 October  and
         3 November to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Association  of
         Amateur Radio Operators in Mauricie, Quebec. QSL  via  VE2MO.  [TNX
VP8_sg - Lars,   MM0DWF  (www.lars-boehme.de/vp8dif/index.html)  will  spend
         "most of October" at Husvik, South Georgia (AN-007). He expects  to
         operate again as VP8DIF during his  limited  spare  time.  QSL  via
         DJ9ZB, direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]
VR     - Vincent, F4BKV will be working in Hong Kong until  31  August  2009
         at least. He is located in the  Wan  Chai  district  of  Hong  Kong
         Island (AS-006) and operates as VR2/F4BKV,  mainly  on  PSK31  with
         some SSB during good propagation  openings.  His  web  site  is  at
W      - The various facilities of Motorola's amateur radio clubs will  host
         a special event on 4-5 October to celebrate  the  80th  anniversary
         of the incorporation of Motorola. Expect CW and SSB  activity  from
         K9MOT (Illinois), KM0TO  (Illinois),  W4MOT  (Florida)  and  WA4MOT
         (Florida), as  well  as  from  JQ1YVR/1  (Tokyo,  Japan).  QSL  via
         operators'  instructions.  Further  information  can  be  found  at
         http://www.qsl.net/k9mot/activities/80.html. [TNX N4II]
ZC4    - Steve, ZC4LI will be doing SOSB 20m in the CQ WW  DX  RTTY  Contest
         this weekend. He will be around from the start of the contest,  but
         as the band does not usually open until around 3 UTC,  he  will  be
         on 160m (1840 kHz +/- 10) for either CW or  RTTY  contacts  from  1
         UTC until 20 metres open. [TNX K1XN]

CQ WW DX RTTY CONTEST --->  The  following  stations  have  announced  their
participation in this year's event (27-28 September):
ZONE   CALL          CATEGORY     DXCC                 QSL VIA
07     HQ9R          SOAB LP      Honduras             K5WW
08     WP3C          SOSB 40m     Puerto Rico          W3HNK
08     ZF2DF                      Cayman Islands       W4YCH
10     HC8N          M/2          Galapagos            W5UE
14     GI5K          SOAB         Northern Ireland     MI0LLL
14     HB0/DK9FEC    M/?          Liechtenstein        DK9FEC
14     LX7I          M/?          Luxembourg           LX2A
15     4O7A          SOSB 20m     Montenegro           4O7A
15     9A7T          M/S          Croatia              9A2EU
15     E73M          M/S          Bosnia-Hercegovina   E73Y or K2PF
15     OH8F          M/S          Finland
15     Z37M          M/?          Macedonia            Z37M
16     ER0FEO        SOAB LP      Moldova              UU0JM
16     EW1AR                      Belarus              W3HNK
16     UZ4E          M/S          Ukraine              UR4EYN
20     J49XB                      Crete                DJ9XB
20     ZC4LI         SOSB 20m     UK Sov. Base Areas   ZC4LI
21     A61AD                      United Arab Emirates N1DG
26     E21YDP        SOAB LP      Thailand             E21YDP
28     YB0ECT        SOSB 20m     Indonesia            K3AIR
33     3V8BB         M/S          Tunisia              YT1AD
33     3V8SF         M/S          Tunisia              IZ8CCW
33     7X0RY         SOSB 40m     Algeria
33     CN2IPA                     Morocco              HA3JB
33     CN3A          M/S          Morocco              I2WIJ
33     CT9L          M/?          Madeira              DJ6QT
Do not forget to give a look at the Announced Operations listing  maintained
by  Bill, NG3K  at  http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/cqr2008.html  - good contest to
you all!

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

LOGS ---> Pictures and log  searches  for  OC5I  (SA-073,  April  2006)  and
OA4BHY/3  (SA-074,  May  2008)  can  be  found  on  JA1QXY's   IOTA  website
(http://www5f.biglobe.ne.jp/~ja1qxy). [TNX DL5YWM]

QSL VIA IK3GES ---> Gabriele, IK3GES says that he has taken over QSL  chores
for IV3OWC, including Claudio's operations as  9E1C,  ST2CF and TL8DPA.  QSL
direct only to Gabriele Gentile, Via Baratta Vecchia 240, 31022 Preganziol -
TV, Italy.  Gabriele  also  says  that  the  direct  and bureau QSL requests
backlog  for  his  2008  IOTA  activities, as  well  as for the stations  he
manages, has been cleared.

YOUNG DXPEDITIONERS ON  WILLIS  ISLAND  --->  Twenty-two  applications  were
received and the selection has  been  made.  The  two  young  amateur  radio
operators who will join the VK9DWX DXpedition to Willis Island  are  William
Joshua (Josh) Fischer, W4WJF (21 years old) on 6-19  October  and  Rhynhardt
(Rhy) Louw, ZS6DXB (25 years old) on 15-28 October.
Meanwhile, the preparations are entering the  final  stage  and  a  four-men
vanguard is flying to Cairns to take care of  all  necessary  work.  Further
details, including information on how contribute to the expedition,  can  be
found at http://www.vk9dwx.de/

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3Z0LH       SP1PBW      H40MY       OM2SA       R2RRF       RU3DI
4D75J       DV1JM       HB10DX      HB9AGH      R450AS      RU6UR
4K7Z        UA3FDX      HI3T        ON4IQ       R73SRR      UA3DX
5C5W        EA5XX       HI3TEJ      ON4IQ       RU1A        RU1AE
5D0IPY      I0YKN       HK1NK       EA5KB       SE5E        SM5AJV
5H3AP       DL1CW       HK1RRL      EA5KB       SE6Y        SM6DED
5R8EM       F1BCS       HK1X        EA7FTR      SF6DX       SM6FUD
5R8GM       F1BCS       HP1RIS      EA5KB       SK3W        SM5DJZ
5R8IM       F1BCS       HR9/WQ7R    AI4U        SL0W        SM0AJU
5R8JM       F1BCS       HZ1AN       DJ9ZB       SN11IPA     SP9PZU  [a]
5Z4/UW1AU   K5XK        HZ1EA       DJ9ZB       SN11IPA     SQ9ZM   [b]
7Q7HB       G0IAS       HZ1MD       EA7FTR      SN30DPS     SP7PKI
7Q7MT       NU5O        HZ1ZH       EA7FTR      SN325S      SP9PZK
7Z1SJ       EA7FTR      IA0IPY      I0YKN       SV5/OM5AW   OM2FY
8Q7XR       M0DXR       IA5IG       IZ1DSH      T88IW       JF2IWW
8S0W        SM0NJO      II2BIN      IW2KVT      TC470PDZ    TA1HZ
9A8GES      IK3GES      II2UCI      IZ2DVI      TC4X        OH2BH
9G1AA       PA3ERA      II3MA       IK3SHP      TK8R        OK1LX
9G1YE       PA3ERA      IO1DCI      IK1GPG      TM2NN       F5KTU
9H3F        JK1FNL      IP2IPY      I2AZ        TM8JPR      F6FLO
9M2QQ       DF5UG       IQ2IR       IZ2ELV      TN5SN       IZ1BZV
9M2TO       JA0DMV      IQ8MD/p     IZ8BGY      TT8FC       EA4AHK
9M6XRO      M0URX       IR3IPY      IZ3DBA      TU/DB1DT    DB1DT
9Q1TB       SM5DJZ      J49XB       DJ9XB       TY6A        F6AML
A25/DL7DF   DL7DF       J88DR       G3TBK       UA0AZ       W3HNK
A61CK       PE1BSX      JW4LN       LA4LN       UE1CFZ      RX1CQ
A61TX       W4JS        JW7WCA      LA7WCA      UE3PKP      RA3PW
A7/M0FGA    NN1N        JW8BCA      LA8BCA      UE65BR      RV3YR
A71A        A71AN       K6P         KM6HB       UP0L        DL8KAC
A71CT       EA7FTR      KG4SS       K4MIL       V51B        AI4U
A71CV       A71AN       KH0UC       JE1EKS      V55SRT      IZ8EDJ
A71EM       EA7FTR      KP4SQ       W3HNK       VK4MA       N3ZK
AM1AFW      EA1AUM      LN3Z        LA9VDA      W0CXX       KC0CD
AT25MY      VU2NRO      LR4E        LW4EU       W4CRC       W4ATM
AY0DX       LU3DR       LU4ZS       LU4DXU      W6A         WA6RC
CE1TT       EA5KB       LW5EE       EA5FL       W6B         WA6RC
CN2IPA      HA3JB       LX8DL       LX1DA       W6CXX       KB7V
CO2WF       N1KI        LZ08IPY     LZ3SM       W6E         WA6TST
CO6CAC      EA5KB       LZ5F        LZ1ZF       W6F         WB6RER
CO6RD       8P9NX       M6T         G4PIQ       W6G         AA7DK
CP4BT       EA5KB       MS0SCG      M0SCG       W6H         KY5Q
D8TG        HL0BHQ      N0CXX       KC0ODK      W6J         KC9VF
D9D         6K2BWA      N2J         W2WP        W6K         AE5MH
DT4TG       HL0BHQ      N2Y         N2RRA       W6L         W5IAS
E51KJE      JA0KJE      NP3FM       KP4ARS      W6M         W0SOE
E51NOU      N7OU        OA4TT       N6XQ        W6O         K0DEW
E74A        K2PF        OD5QB       YO3FRI      W6P         KG0KP
E75A        E77E        OD5RZ       YO3FRI      W6Q         WD9GJK
ED5UB       EA5FL       OG1M        OH1VR       W6R         K6PDQ
EE1VV       EA9CP       OG4X        OH1MA       W6S         K6SGH
EF8R        EA8CAC      OG50F       OH1F        XE3RR       EB7DX
EG2NVP      EA2DJM      OG5B        OH5BM       XU7AEA      JF2XQP
EH1NCW      EA1CJ       OH0X        OH2TA       XU7AEB      JF2SDR
EH1OSM      EB1ERD      OH0Z        W0MM        YB0DPO      K3AIR
EH3T        EA3AS       OH1AV/2     OH1BOI      YB0ECT      K3AIR
EK6LP       IK2DUW      OH4A        OH6LI       YB1AA       W2FB
EK8PL       SP9LJD      OH5Z        OH5LIZ      YB1ALL      W2FB
EN5R        UY2RA       OH7M        OH6DX       YP2U        YO2NAA
ER600B      RW6HS       OH8X        OH6KN       YP9VIN      YO9FNR
EW5WFF      EW4DX       OJ0B        OH2BH       YR5S        YO5NL
EY8MM       K1BV        OJ0J        OH0RJ       YT30FOC     YT1E
F6KNZ       F5LCU       OL600VB     OK2JS       YV5ANF      EA7FTR
FM5WD       W3HNK       ON64POL     ON3CYV      YV5DTJ      IT9DAA
FR1AN       NI5DX       P29VR       W7LFA       YW4D        EA7JX
GB2BF       G4DFI       P29ZAD      NI5DX       ZC4GR       2M1DHG
GB2TX       M0CNP       P49T        W3BTX       ZK3AH       DL2AH
GB4IPY      M3ZYZ       PA66AW      PA2RUS      ZK3MW       DJ7RJ
GX4KPT      M0DOL       PW2D        PY2VM       ZS6CCY      K3IRV

[a] bureau   [b] direct

3B8GT    Alexey Averkin, P.O. Box 10, Queen Mary Avenue, Floreal, Mauritius
4U1VIC   Amateur Radio Club, Vienna International Centre, P.O. Box 500,
         A-1400 Vienna, Austria
7X0RY    Zuzana Rybarova, P.O.Box 109, 11121 Praha 1, Czech Republic
DB1DT    Thomas Dillmann, Kappelweg 10, 74586 Frankenhardt-Gruendelhardt,
DJ7RJ    Manfred Willi Przygode, Hoisdorfer Landstr. 50, D-22927
         Grosshansdorf, Germany
DL1CW    Arno Polinsky, Hans-Sachs-Str. 8, D - 70825 Korntal, Germany
DL2AH    Ulrich Krieg, Feldstrasse 9, D-06774 Soellichau, Germany
DL7DF    Sigi Presch, Wilhelmsmuehlenweg 123, D-12621 Berlin, Germany
EA5KB    Jose Ardid Arlandis, P.O. Box 5013, Valencia 46080, Spain
EA7FTR   Francisco Lianez Suero, Asturias 23, Aljaraque, Huelva 21110, Spain
F1BCS    Jacques Salomon, 15  rue de la Garenne, 94440 Villecresnes, France
HA3JB    Kutasi Gabor, P.O. Box 243, H-8601 Siofok, Hungary
IZ1BZV   Giorgio Tabilio, Casella Postale 95 - SP Centro, 19100 La Spezia -
         SP, Italy
IZ1DSH   Gherardo Pannoli, Strada Tetti Gramaglia 22, 10133 Torino - TO,
JA1YUC   Tokyo Dental College ARC, 1-2-2 Masago, Mihamaku, Chiba-city
         261-8502, Japan
K5XK     Ron Evans, 2 Pembroke Drive, Bella Vista, AR 72715-8823, USA
N7OU     William Vanderheide, 333 NW 9th Ave Apt 913, Portland, OR 97209,
OM2SA    Juraj Sipos, P.O. Box 29, 94603 Kolarovo, Slovak Republic
W5ROK    Rockwell Collins Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 833807, Mail Station
         461-290, Richardson, TX 75083-3807, USA
W6C      Citrus Belt Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 3788, San Bernardino, CA
         92413, USA
W6D      Victor Valley Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 869, Victorville, CA
         92393-0869, USA
W6E      Barstow Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 451, Barstow,  CA  92312-0451,
W6I      Route 66 On The Air, 3202 Clema, Amarillo, TX 79107-7415, USA
W6N      Joplin Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 2983, Joplin, MO 84903-2983,
ZC4LI    Steve Hodgson, 4 Nikolau Michael Street, 5523 Dasaki Achnas, Cyprus
ZC4VJ    Andy Chadwick, P.O. Box 36575, 5526 Dasaki Achnas, Cyprus


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