425 DX News issue #942

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23 May 2009                                               A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 942
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

5H     - Win, DK9IP will be active as 5H2WK from Arusha,  Tanzania  from  28
         May to 5 June. He will operate holiday style,  with  some  activity
         being planned during the CQ WW WPX CW Contest. QSL via  home  call.
         [TNX MM0NDX]
8Q     - Giulio, IW3HVB will be active  holiday  style  as  8Q7GP  from  the
         Maldives (AS-013) from 26 May to 4 June. He  will  be  running  100
         watts to a multiband vertical antenna, with planned SSB  and  PSK31
         activity mainly on 40, 30 and 20 metres. QSL via home call,  direct
         or bureau. [TNX IW3HVB]
9A     - Neno/9A5AN and Tom/9A2AA will  be  active  from  several  different
         IOCA islands in IOTA group EU-170 between 24 May and  13  June.  On
         24-29 May they will be joined by Livio/9A3KS, while  on  5-13  June
         they will be joined by Tibor/HA3HP. [TNX 9A2AA]
BY     - Mee/BD4TQ, Meng/BD4TT (YL  operator)  and  Dale/BA4TB,  along  with
         Rene/DL2JRM, will be active from Dayang  Shan  Island  (AS-137)  on
         22-24 May. They plan to operate homecall/5 on  all  bands  CW,  SSB
         and digital modes. QSL via home calls. [TNX BA4TB]
EI     - Robert/GI0NCA,  Rudo/OM5FM  and  Vlado/OM7CA  will  be  active   as
         EI/homecall from Aranmore Island (EU-121) on 25-29 May,  They  plan
         to operate CW,  RTTY  and  SSB  on  80-10  metres  from  the  local
         lighthouse (ARLHS IRE-02). QSL via home calls,  direct  or  bureau.
         [TNX OM7CA]
F      - Special callsign TM100C will be activated  between  21  May  and  4
         June to celebrate the 100th anniversary  of  the  first  flight  of
         aviation pioneers Gaston and  Rene  Caudron.  QSL  via  F1RR.  [TNX
F      - Once again (for the 58th year) the  Association  des  Radioamateurs
         de la Sarthe will activate special event station TM6ACO for the  24
         Hours of Le Mans. This year's operations will take  place  from  31
         May  to  14  June.  QSL  via  F6KFI.   Further    information    at
         http://asso.proxiland.fr/aras72/ [TNX F5TJC]
G     -  Members   of   the   Southport   &  District  Amateur   Radio  Club
         (http://www.sadarc.org.uk) will be operating special event  station
         GB5BOO at the Best of Ormskirk  Festival  on  30  May.  During  the
         event    they    will    raise    money        for        MapAction
         (http://www.mapaction.org/), and  they  would  appreciate  as  many
         contacts as possible to raise public  awareness  of  this  charity.
         [TNX G7LFC]
H4     - Mike, KM9D (H44MY) and Jan, KF4TUG (H44TO) are now lying to  anchor
         at Lever Harbour, New Georgia Island (OC-149)  and  "searching  for
         an adequate operating location". QSL via OM2SA. [TNX The Daily DX]
HA     - Laci, HA0HW will be active as  SV8/HA0HW  and  J48HW  from  Thassos
         Island (EU-174) from 28 May to 6 June, including an  entry  in  the
         CQ WW WPX CW Contest. He will operate mainly  CW,  with  some  SSB,
         RTTY and PSK31 on various bands, with an emphasis on  40,  30,  20,
         17 and 6 metres. QSL via HA0HW, direct or bureau.  [TNX  The  Daily
I      - Nuccio, I0YKN reports he will be active as  IY0GM  until  20  July.
         The special callsign celebrates the 100th anniversary of the  Nobel
         Prize in physiscs awarded to Guglielmo Marconi. QSL via I0YKN.
I      - Mauri, IZ5OVP  will  be  active  as  IA5/IZ5OVP  from  Elba  Island
         (EU-028, IIA  LI-001)  on  24-25  May.  QSL  via  home  call.  [TNX
         Mediterraneo DX Club]
I      - Look for IK4GLV/4, IK4JPR/4, IK4RUX/4, IZ4CCO/4 and IZ4ISX/4 to  be
         active from Scanno di Piallazza (EU-155, IIA FE-001) on 31 May  and
         1 June. They will operate CW and SSB on 80-6 metres. QSL  via  home
         calls, direct or bureau. [TNX IK4RUX]
OH0    - Uwe/DL6NDK, Iris/DL6LI and Ralf/DL9GTI  will  be  active  from  the
         Aland Islands (EU-002) on 23-29 May. They plan  to  operate  mainly
         CW on 80-2 metres, with some PSK31 by DL6LI. QSL  via  home  calls,
         direct or bureau. [TNX DXNL]
OZ     - Flemming, OZ5FM and Jakob, OZ7AEI will be active as homecall/p from
         the  lighthouse  of  Vorupoere  Mole  Fyr  (ARLHS    DEN-235)    on
         Vendsyssel-Thy Island (EU-171, DIA NJ-001) on 29 May. They plan  to
         operate on 20 and 40 metres SSB starting around  19  UTC.  QSL  via
         home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX OZ7AEI]
PA     - Special callsign PA08DWN will be aired on 30  May  from  Maassluis,
         near Rotterdam. Operations will take place from the radio shack  of
         the "Elbe", a tugboat that  is  being  restorated  to  serve  as  a
         museumship. Expect CW only operations to take place between  8  and
         15 UTC. QSL via PA3ALM. [TNX PA9HR]
SV     - Dick, PA3DEU will  operate  as  SV8/PA3DEU  from  Alonissos  Island
         (EU-072) from 25 May to  7  June.  Look  for  him  around  the  QRP
         frequencies, as he will be running 5 watts only. [TNX PA3DEU]
TA     - Karl, WA2KBZ is active as TA0/WA2KBZ from Buyukada,  near  Istanbul
         (not IOTA) until 17 June. QSL via home call. [TNX ARRL DX News]

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

DX MEETING ---> Celebrating the 100th anniversary  of  the  Nobel  Prize  in
physics awarded to Guglielmo Marconi, the sixth DX Meeting organized by  the
West Ligurian ARI Radio Clubs will take place in Sanremo  on  20  June.  The
venue will be the historical Villa Nobel, where Alfred Nobel lived and  died
in 1896. Further information at http://www.arisanremo.it/

GEOPARKS WEEKEND ---> A number of stations will be active for  the  Geoparks
Communication Weekend (23-24 May). Besides GB6GEO  [425DXN  941],  announced
participating stations from Europe include CS8GEO (Portugal),  DD0D,  DK0GEO
and  DR9VARUS  (Germany),  EI2GEO  (Ireland),  GB1GEO    (Scotland),  GB2MAC
(Northern Ireland), GB5GEO (Wales), YP2GEO (Romania). Geopark stations  will
operate around 3680, 7080, 14180, 21180 and 28480 kHz.  The  CS  Silver  Fox
(YO2KAR) offers an award for working "geo-stations" between 23  May  and  30
December. Please e-mail cssilverfox@yahoo.com for further information.  [TNX
G3VOF and N2YO]

QSL A71BU ---> This is the brand new callsign of Juma Al Kuwari  (A71EM  and
A92GT), whose QSL manager is NI5DX. The cards for  A71BU  will  need  to  be
designed and ordered, so plase allow 6-8 weeks before  the  first  QSLs  are
sent out. Also please note that EA7FTR is still the QSL manager  for  either
A71EM and A92GT. [TNX K1XN and The Golist]

WPX CONTEST CERTIFICATES ---> CQ WPX Contest Director Randy Thompson,  K5ZD,
announced on 17 May that all those who took part in  the  WPX  Contest  (SSB
and  CW)  for  2007-08  can  now  download  electronic   versions  of  their
participation    certificates    in      PDF        format.    Please  visit
http://www.cqwpx.com/blog/ for further information.

+ SILENT KEYS + Recently reported Silent Keys  include  Walfried  A.  Sommer
(DJ2UT/AK4UT), Alain Koch (F6ADQ), John N. Kirkham (KC4B), Stephen  N.  Wolf
(KF3CV), Victor N. Glazunov (RW9CB), Sergey  P.  Ivanov  (UA0OO),  Alexander
Letov (UT0ET) and Lynn A. Schriner (W5FO).

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3G1X        XQ1IDM      ER9V        ER1DA       OH0R        OH2PM
3Z11EQSLCC  SP2FAP      ES1WN       ES1AX       OL20FOC     OK1CZ
3Z65MC      SP5KCR      EV5SL       EW1BBA      OM800AB     OM3CAQ
4A5M        XE1AMF      EV6Z        DL8KAC      ON60ARSG    ON7KC
4L1FP       LZ1OT       EW5WFF      EW4DX       OZ5K        ON4AMM
5H1HP       DL2NUD      EX2F        RW6HS       PH55HD      PD2RKG
5H1MS       DL9MS       EY8MM       K1BV        PH60PH      PA7HPH
5N0OCH      DL3OCH      F5REF       F5MJA       PR5W        PY5FB
5V7PM       DL9MBI      FM5FJ       KU9C        PT5J        PP5JAK
5Z4/RW1AU   K5XK        FM5WD       W3HNK       PX8XL       PY8MGB
7S6W        SM6WET      FM5WE       K4FJ        PY0FF       W9VA
8J7AIZ      JJ7RMS      GB10SP      GM4UYZ      R1ANB       RN1ON
8S0ITU      SM0EXP      GB1TAN      M3ZYZ       R1ANC       RN1ON
9H1MRL      9H1XE       GB2CT       M0XIG       R1AND       RU1ZC
9M2TO       JA0DMV      GB6MW       G4DFI       S21XR       DU1UGZ
9M6JC       NI5DX       H6VA        TI4SU       SE800M      SK6NL
A41MO       EA5KB       H7A         TI4SU       SM200PAX    SK2AT
A41MX       EB7DX       HF128GWS    SP9PDG      SN115MK     SP9KAJ
A61BK       NI5DX       HF59ED      SP2FAP      SN50RS      SP9ZHR
A61BK       NI5DX       HG09MDC     IK2VUC      SN90GHG     SP7PKI
A61E        EB7DX       HG3IPA      HA3JB       SX1MDC      IK2VUC
A61NA       UA6MF       HK1FGE      EA5KB       SX2CM       SV2GWY
A61Q        EA7FTR      HK4OBA      EA5KB       SX7D        SV7JAR
A61R        EA7FTR      HV0A        IK0FVC      SY2WT       SV2FPU
A6ITU       A62ER       HZ1MD       EA7FTR      TC098A      OK2GZ
AH0J        JA1NVF      HZ1PS       IZ8CLM      TC1919ATA   TA6P or TA6U
BA4RF       EA7FTR      IF9E        IZ2GLU      TC2009UC    TA1HZ
BW6/VR2VYZ  XX9AH       II0CC       IW6DSM      TC2ATAM     TA1KB
C56YK       ON7YK       II0MDC      IK2VUC      TC3DEU      TA3BN
CN8KD       EA5XX       II2MDC      IK2VUC      TM1OF       F5KEQ
CN8YE       EA7FTR      II7PT/p     IK7MJA      TM5MDC      IK2VUC
CN8ZG       EA7FTR      II8MDC      IK2VUC      TM6RPC      F8KOT
CO8LY       EA7ADH      II8MM       IK8HJC      TM8RPC      F6KTN
CO8ZZ       DK1WI       IO5MDC      IK2VUC      UA0AV       W3HNK
CP4BT       EA5KB       IO9MDC      IK2VUC      UA0AZ       W3HNK
CQ5MGP      EA4URE      IR5MDC      IK2VUC      UA0YAY      IK2QPR
CQ5N        CT6ARL      IR9MDC      IK2VUC      UE1ASP      RV1AQ
CQ7MDC      IK2VUC      IU0MDC      IK2VUC      UE1CDX      RN1CW
CQ8CQK      CT1CQK      IU1MDC      IK2VUC      UE3SFF/4    RU3SD
CS5FAT      CT6ARL      IU2FV       IQ2MI       UN7QX       W7BO
CU3E        CU3CY       IU5MDC      IK2VUC      V21JI       K7JI
CX7CO       WB3CDX      IU8MDC      IK2VUC      V63DX       JA7HMZ
DU3NXE      W3HNK       IU9MDC      IK2VUC      VE1FO/p     VE1DHD
E709WRC     E77E        IY8GM       IK8WEJ      WP4NEG      EB7DX
E73T        9A2AJ       J48IS       DF3IS       XE2MX       K6VNX
EA6TS       EA6AZ       JW5LJA      LA5LJA      YE7M        YB7KNV
EE6ANR      EA6ZX       JW5NM       LA5NM       YI9KEE      OK1EE
EF5K        EA5KB       K7UGA       K7BHM       YS1/W3MKT   N1NK
EG1SPR      EA1URV      K8P         KG8P        YS1G        G3TXF
EK6LP       IK2DUW      KG4QH       KD5QHV      YV5MSG      IT9DAA
EL2AR       EL2BA       LX8RTTY     LX1DA       Z21BC       NI5DX
EM5UCC      UY5ZZ       N1R         AA4AK       ZF2XP       AI5P
ER3WFF      ER3GS       NL8F        K8NA        ZK2V        N3SL
ER5WU       W3HNK       OF5POPOV    OH5VX       ZW3F        PY3VK

4U1ITU   International Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 6, CH-1211 Geneva 20,
9M2MRS   Richard Smeets, Reef Apartment Building, 54-7-12 Jalan Low Yat,
         11100 Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island, Malaysia
DL9MBI   Werner Peter Mueller, Plattenberg 2 1/2, D-84508 Burgkirchen,
EL2BA    H. Walcott Benjamin Sr, 285 St. Marks Place, Apt. 4-L, Staten
         Island, NY 10301, USA
N3SL     Steve Larson, 22 N Hidden Acres Dr, Sioux City, IA 51108-8641, USA
OK2GZ    Jaroslav Kelar, Generala Svobody1200, Unicov 783 91, Czech Republic
TL0A     Christian Saint-Arroman, Chemin de Mousteguy, F-64990 Urcuit,
VE1DHD   Howard Dickson, Halifax Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 663, Halifax,
         N.S. B3J 3T3, Canada


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