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14 March 2009                                             A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 932
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

9A     - Special event station 9A09P will be active through the end  of  the
         year to celebrate the city of Djurdjevac. A  special  QSL  will  be
         issued and all of the QSOs will be confirmed automatically via  the
         bureau. [TNX 9A2JK]
9H     - Valentin, DL5GA will be active as  9H3GA  from  Malta  (EU-023)  on
         17-24 March. He will operate holiday style on  the  HF  bands.  QSL
         via home call. [TNX DL5GA]
C9     - Cal/WF5W,  Paul/W5PF,   Madison/W5MJ,   Bill/K5WAF,  Dale/KG5U  and
         Jim/N4AL will be active on 160-10  metres  as  C91TX  from  Bilene,
         Mozambique from 25 March to  5  April.  They  plan  to  have  three
         stations (one for CW, one for SSB and one for digital  modes)  with
         amplifiers, log periodics,  a  4-square  for  40m  and  possibly  a
         4-square for 80m, and a vertical for 160, 80  and  30m.  They  will
         also participate in the CQ  WW  WPX  SSB  Contest.  QSL  via  W5PF,
         direct or bureau. The page for the operation can be  found  on  the
         Texas DX Society's site (http://www.tdxs.net/c91.html). [TNX K5DX]
E5     - Tim, NL8F will be active as E51COF from Rarotonga  (OC-013),  South
         Cook Islands from 21 March to 4 April. He plans to operate  SSB  on
         10, 15, 20, 40,  80  and  maybe  17  metres.  QSl  via  K8NA.  [TNX
GI     - The Foyle & District ARC will be active as GB5SPD  on  14-17  March
         to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. QSL via MN0AKU, direct  or  bureau.
         [TNX F5NQL]
KH4    - After a seven-year hiatus, in late January 2009  the  U.S.  Fish  &
         Wildlife  Service  announced  that  they  would  once  again  allow
         amateur radio operations from Midway Atoll  (OC-030)  "on  a  trial
         basis" [425DXN 926]. A multi national team of 19 operators will  be
         active as K4M from Midway for ten days between 5  and  19  October.
         They will have 5-6 stations active on 160-6 metres, with  at  least
         one  station  on  20m  around  the  clock.  Further    information,
         including details on how contribute to this  expensive  expedition,
         can be found at www.midway2009.com.
OY     - Lars, OZ1FJB will be active as OY/OZ1FJB  from  the  Faroe  Islands
         (EU-018) from 16 March to 1 April. He will be QRV during his  spare
         time, indicatively on 21-24 UTC  and  6-7  UTC,  and  will  operate
         mainly CW with some SSB. He has also been permitted to  operate  on
         60 metres, look for him on 5403.5 khz USB. QSL via home call.  [TNX
S2     - Upon arrival in Dhaka, just in the middle of a  civil  unrest,  the
         Korea DX Club's team found out that the previously  issued  licence
         (S21KD) had been revoked. They were  able  to  get  a  new  licence
         (S21ZCY) on 8 March, but they could not  retrieve  the  radio  gear
         that had been confiscated at the airport. On 10  March,  while  the
         local situation was deteriorating, they surrendered  and  cancelled
         the operation, as "safety is the first priority". Their website  is
         at http://dxpedition.co.kr/
TK     - Dragan/9A2SX,  Igor/9A3AXX,  Hrle/9A6XX  and  Marko/9A8MM  will  be
         active as TK/homecall from Corsica (EU-014) on  18-22  March.  They
         will operate on 160-10 metres and will participate in  the  Russian
         DX Contest (21-22 March,  http://www.rdxc.org/)as  TK7P.  QSLs  via
         9A8MM (all of the QSOs will  be  confirmed  automatically  via  the
         bureau). [TNX 9A6XX]
V6     - Yoshi, JJ8DEN is currently active as V63PR from  Pohnpei  (OC-010),
         Micronesia until 19 March. On 20-24 March he will  be  active  from
         the Chuuk Islands (OC-011). He expects  to  operate  CW,  RTTY  and
         PSK31 on 160-10 metres. QSL via home call.
VE     - VC3Y is a special callsign for the 50th  anniversary  of  the  York
         Region  Amateur  Radio  Club  (http://yrarc.com/yrarc/).  The  club
         hopes to have it on the air as much as possible until 31 March.  On
         21-22  March  it  will  be  used  by   Doug/VE3CWO,    Neil/VE3SST,
         Igor/VE3ZF, Valdas/VE3VO  and  Brent/VE3IRT  to  activate  Bluffers
         Park Island (CISA new) and lighthouse. QSL via  VE3CWO,  direct  or
         bureau. [TNX VA3JI and VE3ZF]
VP5    - Art, N4PJ and Marsha, K4IRI will be  active  as  VP5/N4PJ  (CW  and
         RTTY) and  VP5/K4IRI  (SSB)  from  Providenciales,  Caicos  Islands
         (NA-002) on 17-24 March. They will participate in  the  Russian  DX
         Contest as VQ5B. QSL via home calls. [TNX The Daily DX]
XE     - Bernardo, XE2HWB will be  active  as  XE2HWB/XF1  from  Isla  Santa
         Margarita (NA-078) on 21-23 March, possibly starting around 22  UTC
         on the 21st. He will operate SSB only,  using    a  battery  and  a
         small generator to run 100 watts  to  a  vertical  antenna  on  the
         beach. He expects to concentrate on  20  metres  (+/-  14260  kHz);
         other frequencies to look for  him  on  are  28560,  28460,  24950,
         21260, 18128, 7055 and 7155 kHz. QSL via N6AWD (direct only).  [TNX

                         *** 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 (February 2009) is now  available
at http://www.425dxn.org/monthly/index.html. Articles  and  pictures  should
be sent to Nicola Baldresca, IZ3EBA.

ALGARVE AWARDS ---> The Algarve S.T.A.R. DX Team  sponsors  two  awards  for
working stations operating from islands and lighthouses  of  the  Portuguese
Algarve region. Detailed information on the Diploma  das  Ilhas  do  Algarve
(Algarve Islands Award) and the Diploma dos Farois  e  Farolins  do  Algarve
(Algarve Light and Lighthouses Award) can be found  at  http://algarvedx.com
(click on the Awards tab). A collection of  on-line  logs  is  available  at
http://algarvedx.com/logonline [TNX CT1GFK]

DXCC NEWS ---> The recent  K5D  operation  from  Desecheo  Island  has  been
approved for DXCC credit. [TNX NC1L]

RSGB COMMONWEALTH CONTEST ---> The 71st edition of the  Commonwealth  (BERU)
Contest (http://www.beru.org.uk/) will be held on 14-15 March, from  10  UTC
to 10 UTC, on 80, 40, 20, 15  and  10  metres  CW.  Please  note  that  only
operators located within the Commonwealth or  British  Mandated  Territories
are eligible to enter: "callers outside the Commonwealth call areas  can  be
a serious problem in this contest", Alan Jubb (5B4AHJ/P3J) says,  so  please
check the list at  http://www.vhfcc.org/hfcc/information/codes.shtml  before

+ SILENT KEYS + Gianni Vincis, IS0VSG passed away on  9  March.  A  keen  DX
enthusiast, in recent years he  was  the  pilot  station  for  6O0N  (2006),
J20MM/J20RR (2007) and 9L1X (2008).  Other  recently  reported  Silent  Keys
include Cuban veteran Mario  Chacon  (CO8CH),  Marcel  Trobrillant  (FM5CH),
Giuseppe Matinelli (I7JFQ), Charles H.  Watters  (W4RHE),  John  M.  Ziegler
(W6ZZZ) and Tony Loftus (VE3FRK).

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3A2CWG      3A2LF       FM1FV       W3HNK       R150B       RK1B
3D2KC       DL1DA       FM1II       NI5DX       R150DMP     UA9CHA
4B2S        W7RJ        FP/KV1J     KV1J        R150IP      UA3ICV
4J9M        DL7EDH      FS5KA       W3HNK       S21RC       EB7DX
4L5O        N3SL        FT5YJ/P     F5PFP       SE800M      SK6NL
4S7BRG      HB9BRM      GB250RB     MM0DHQ      SQ0NATO     SP1PBW
4Z8BB       WC1X        GW7X        GW3SQX      SV5/SM8C    SM0CMH
5X1AB       K6EID       GZ5Y        GM4SSA      T46G        CO6LC
5X1NH       G3RWF       H22H        5B4MF       TI8M        TI2KAC
6Y1V        OH3RB       H2T         5B4XF       TO2T        F6HMQ
7Z1HB       DE1ZHB      H40FN       HA8FW       TO5A        F5VHJ
7Z1HL       DJ9ZB       H40HP       DL2NUD      TR8CA       F6CBC
7Z1SJ       EA7FTR      H40MS       DL2GAC      TT8FC       EA4AHK
7Z1UG       DG1XG       HE8AFI      HB9AFI      TU5JD       IK2IQD
8P9NI       VE3NI       HE8AUS      HB9AUS      UE0SZB      RZ0SB
8Q7HI       WM6A        HE8CXZ      HB9CXZ      UE0SZS      RZ0SB
9J2FM       JA4ATV      HF100ZO     SP2PTU      UN5J        W3HNK
9J2YO       YO4ATW      HI3K        KB2MS       UN7MMM      EA7FTR
9K2K        EA5KB       HQ2W        HR2DMR      V25DG       K1DG
A61AB       IZ8CLM      HR9/WQ7R    AI4U        V25OP       W9OP
A61CK       PE1BSX      HV4NAC      IK0FVC      V25TK       G3TKK
A61Q        EA7FTR      II0IGU      IK0JFS      V25WY       W4OWY
A61R        EA7FTR      II1ICS      I1SAF       V26F        W1MD
AH0S/KH2    JH1DVG      II1IGG      I2AZ        V26QX       K1QX
AY5F        LU5FC       II8ICN      IZ8JPV      V31DX       N7KR
AY8A        LU8ADX      J28JA       F5JFU       V31NC       XE1TNC
C31CT       EA3QS       J28KO       F6DKI       V5/DJ4SO    DJ4SO
C56ETF      GW0ETF      J42WT       SV2HPP      V5/DL2SL    DL2SL
C6A/W6DXO   KF6JOQ      J5UAP       HA3AUI      V63AR       JH2BNL
C6AXF       N1EMC       JW5HE       LA5HE       V63P        JH2BNL
CE9XX       F5PFP       KH0PR       JJ8DEN      V63TO       OM2SA
CN2WU       F5CWU       KL7FH       AC7DX       V63WW       JA2NQG
CN8IG       EA7FTR      KP4QY       AI4U        V6C         JH2BNL
CN8SG       EA7FTR      L20E        WD9EWK      V6P         JH2BNL
CN8YR       EA7FTR      LQ0F        EA5KB       V6T         JH2BNL
CN8ZG       EA7FTR      LR1H        LU2HOD      V73J        JH2BNL
CO2JD       AD4Z        LR2F        LU2FA       V73M        JA2NQG
CO6RD       8P9NX       LS2E        EA5KB       V7XX        JH2BNL
CP6AA       IK6SNR      LU/FT5YJ    F5PFP       V85NL       JA4ENL
CP6XE       IK6SNR      LU4WG       EA5KB       VC3A        VE3AT
CT7FFC      CT1GFK      LY1000CM    LY1CM       VK6ARI      VK6NE
CU2A        OH2BH       LZ131GO     LZ1KZA      VP5H        W0GJ
CU2KG       OH2BH       LZ17ARDF    LZ1ZF       VP8DLJ      G0VZM
CU2X        OH2BH       OL2009FIS   OK1IF       VP8KF       G3VPW
CX/SP9MRO   SP9SX       P3J         5B4AHJ      VP9400HW    VP9HW
D2QMN       RZ3EC       P40A        WD9DZV      VP9I        N1HRA
D44TXI      DH2KI       P49MR       VE3MR       W4/VA3RA    VE3IKV
D44TXO      DJ2VO       P49Y        AE6Y        XE2/N7DD    W7RJ
D44TXP      DL1COP      PA750ASN    PI4ASN      XU7TZG      ON7PP
D44TXQ      DL3KBQ      PH450OBL    PH7Y        XU7XXX      KC0W
D44TXR      DL2RSI      PJ4/K2NG    WA2NHA      XV9DX       OM3JW
D44TXS      HB9EHQ      PJ4G        WA2NHA      YI1RAZ      IK2DUW
DX1J        JA1HGY      PJ5NA       K1NA        YN2NB       N1SNB
DY1C        VE7DP       PJ7B        W8EB        ZC4TS       NI5DX
EA8AH       OH1RY       PJ7MF       IZ1MHY      ZF2AH       W6VNR
ED5T        EA5ELT      PS0F        W9VA        ZL3A        ZL3WW
EP3PK/P     IK2DUW      R150A       RK1A        ZL7T        ZL2AL
ET3JA       OK3AA       R150AP      RW4HB       ZP0R        ZP5AZL

DJ4SO    Klaus Behrndt, Bosseer Str. 8, 24259 Westensee, Germany
DL2SL    Peter Deckart, Wesendorferstr. 4, 13439 Berlin, Germany
DL7EDH   Alexander Spielmann, P.O. Box 400005, 12631 Berlin, Germany
G0VZM    Ian Nightingale, 45 Ash Lodge Drive, Ash, Surrey, GU12 6LP, UK
GW0ETF   Stewart Rolfe, "Tyn Lon", Minffordd, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 4DR,
         Wales, UK
HA8FW    Mihaly Bela, Csongradi SGT. 122/A, H-6724 Szeged, Hungary
JD1BMM   Masafumi Ishihara, 2-305 Loran,  2-5-35 Miyazaki, Chuo-ku, Chiba
         260-0806, Japan
JJ8DEN   Yoshitake Izumi, Minami-24-7, Nishi-1, Obihiro-City, Hokkaido,
KC0W     Thomas M. Callas, P.O. Box 1058, Minnetonka, MN 55345, USA
KV1J     Eric Williams, 763 Pleasant St, Marlboro, MA 01752, USA
OM2SA    Juraj Sipos, P.O. Box 29, 94603 Kolarovo, Slovak Republic
VE7DP    Frank Toplak, P.O. Box 209, Cedar, BC V9X 1W1, Canada
W9VA     William B. Smith, 2635 Crestwood Lane, Riverwoods, IL 60015, USA
YO4ATW   Marcel Aleca, Bd. Independentei 59, Bl. Turn, Sc. A, Et. 4, Ap.
         13, 810526 Braila, Romania
ZL2AL    L. F. Lee Jennings, 87 Auckland Road, Greenmeadows, Napier 4112,
         New Zealand


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