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01 August 2009                                            A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 952
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

4W     - 4W6AL is the callsign issued to Al, CT1GPQ for  his  activity  from
         East Timor (OC-148) [425DXN 951]. Al  hopes  to  be  QRV  around  7
         August, and will operate in his spare time,  mainly  CW  with  some
         SSB and RTTY, on 40, 30, 20 and 17 metres. QSL via CT1GFK.  Updates
         and on-line log search will be available at http://algarvedx.com
5B     - Andy, LZ2HM will be active as 5B/LZ2HM from Cyprus on 4-11  August.
         He will be QRV on 160-2 metres and will participate in the  WAE  DX
         Contest CW (8-9 August) as C4I. QSL via home call. [TNX NG3K]
CE     - The Three Stars  DX  Group  (http://www.3stardxgroup.cl/)  will  be
         active as XR6B from the Morro Bonifacio lighthouse (ARLHS  CHI-103)
         on 7-9 August. They plan to operate on several bands  SSB  and  CW.
         QSL via CE6AMN.
DL     - Operated  by  DK8ZM,  DL4KWS,  DO6KT,  HB9KOM,  OZ2KIL  and  PA5UL,
         special event station DP9S will be active from 29 July to 8  August
         at the German  National  Scout  Jamboree  in  Buhlenberg.  QSL  via
         DK8ZM. [TNX Southgate Amateur Radio News]
DU     - Hans, DL5SDF is back on Mindanao Island (OC-130) and expects to  be
         QRV again as DU9/DL5SDF sometime in August. He  operates  CW  only.
         QSL direct to  Hans  Bohnet,  Purok  5,  Lower  Bon-Bon,  Libertad,
         Butuan City 8600, Philippines or via  the  DARC  bureau  to  DL5SDF
         (bureau card requests will have to wait until June  2010,  when  he
         will go back to Germany). [TNX DXNL]
EA     - Five special event stations will be active on 8-23 August  for  the
         Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe that will take  place  in  Valencia:
         AM5FUV (operated by EC5BZR), AN5FUV (operated  by  EB5GGB),  AO5FUV
         (operated  by  EA5UB),  EG5FUV  (operated  by  EA5FL)  and   EH5FUV
         (operated by EA5GVZ).
F      - Alain, F6ENO  will  be  active  from  Re  Island  (EU-032)  on  2-3
         August. He will operate CW QRP on +/- 7030, 10115  and  14040  kHz.
         QSL via F6ENO, direct or bureau. [TNX F5NQL]
F      - Special event call TM9CDX will be aired between 5 and 19  September
         for the 31st Convention of the Clipperton DX Club, this year to  be
         held  at   Strasbourg    on    18-19    September    (details    at
         http://www.cdxc.org/). QSL via F5CWU.
G      - GB4WINGS will be QRV  from  Windsor  Great  Park,  England  on  1-8
         August. Expect activity on HF (SSB and  digital  modes,  with  some
         CW) and 2m (SSB) most of the day and some evenings.  This  is  part
         of  a  communications  activity  for  5000  Guides    and    Scouts
         participating in international camp  WINGS  2009.  QSL  via  M0XDF.
         [TNX Southgate Amateur Radio News]
HK     - Cody, KC2LSD and Pedro, HK3JJH will be active as 5K5T from  Gorgona
         Island (SA-017) between 2 and 5 August. They plan  to  operate  SSB
         and CW on 40-10 metres. [TNX The Daily DX]
HL     - Tai,  DS2NMJ  will  be  active  as  DS2NMJ/2  from  Tokchok  Island
         (AS-090) on 2-3 August. He will operate SSB on 40  and  15  metres,
         with less than 50 waats and a GP. QSl  via  home  call,  direct  or
         bureau. [TNX DS2NMJ]
I      - Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Nobel  Prize  in  physiscs
         awarded to Guglielmo Marconi, special callsign IY1NGM is  being  in
         use until 10 October.  QSL  via  IZ1LBG,  direct  or  bureau.  [TNX
I      - Fabio, IW1DFU  will  be  active  as  IA5/IW1DFU  from  Elba  Island
         (EU-028, IIA LI-001) on 1-13 August. He will operate holiday  style
         mainly CW, with a focus on 30 metres. QSL via home call, direct  or
         bureau. [TNX IW1DFU]
I      - Look for IW6ATQ/p, IW6DLY/p  and  IZ6PPU/p  to  be  active  from  a
         couple of lighthouses (ARLHS ITA-229 and ITA-230) in Ancona on  8-9
         August. They plan to operate SSB and digital modes on  10,  20  and
         40 metres. QSL via bureau. [TNX IZ6ASI]
IS0    - Fabrizio, IK5WOB,  will  be  active  as  IS0/IK5WOB  from  Sardinia
         (EU-024) on 2-12 August. He will operate on 40, 30  amd  20  metres
         CW only. QSL via home call. [TNX IK5WOB]
JD_oga - look for JD1BLY (QSL via JI5RPT) and JD1BNF (QSL via JO1LVZ) to  be
         active  from  Chichijima  (AS-031),  Ogasawara  on  9-15    August.
         Activity will be on 160-6 metres CW, SSB and  digital  modes,  plus
         satellite and 2m WSJT EME.QSL via home  calls,  direct  or  bureau.
         [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
LY     - Bronius/LY1CM, Gintautas/LY2GV and Tomas/LY3X  plan  to  be  active
         from several  Lithuanian  lighthouses  between  6  and  19  August.
         Information on the Lithuanian Lighthouses Award  can  be  found  at
         http://qrz.lt/ly1cm/index_eng.htm [TNX IK3GER]
P2     - After operating from OC-102, OC-231 and OC-205 between  22  October
         and 9 November [425DXN 939], Hans, SM6CVX  plans  to  continue  the
         trip on a solo basis as follows:
         11-13 November     Hastings Island   OC-117
         13-14 November     Normanby Island   OC-116
         15-16 November     Loloata Island    OC-240
         The  callsign will be  P29VCX and  QSL via SM6CVX. The web page for
         the  expedition  is  at  http://www.425dxn.org/dxped/p29_2009  [TNX
SV     - Pista, HA8UT and his "fhamily"  -  including  HA8TU  (wife),  HA8TT
         (younger daughter), HG8SS (elder daughter) and  HA8SS  (son-in-law)
         - are spending their summer holidays at Neo Potidea,  Greece  until
         4 August. They are active  as  SX2Z  and/or  SV2/homecall  on  40-6
         metres CW and SSB. QSL via HA8UT, direct or bureau. [TNX HA0HW]
T6     - Steve, W7VOA will be in Kabul to  report  on  the  Afghan  national
         elections between 8 and 22 August. He  plans  to  operate  as  T6AD
         when time permits, using 100 watts and a G5RV antenna with a  focus
         on 40, 20 and 15 metres CW (and maybe  PSK).  QSL  via  K2AU.  [TNX
TK     - Laurent,  F8BBL will be active as TK8B  from  Corsica  (EU-014)  on
         1-15 August. He will operate holiday style mainly  SSB,  with  some
         SSB. Weather and sea dependent side trips to  the  Lavezzi  Islands
         (EU-164,  6  August)  and  the  Sanguinaires  Islands  (EU-104,  11
         August) are also being planned. QSL via F8BBL,  direct  or  bureau.
         On 8 August he he hopes to go  to  Punta  di  Corna  Caprunu  (535m
         a.s.l.) for the SOTA programme. [TNX F5NQL]
UA     - Jurij/UA1OC, Aleksej/RN1ON and Vladimir/UA1OMP will  be  active  as
         UE1OLH from a couple of lighthouses (ARLHS ERU-002 and ERU-146)  on
         Mud'yugskiy Island (EU-153) from 31 July to 4 August. They plan  to
         operate CW and SSB on 80,  40,  30,  20  and  15  metres.  QSL  via
         RK1OZM, direct or bureau. [TNX RN1ON]
W      - The Cape Ann Amateur Radio Association will be active again as  W1T
         from Thacher Island (NA-148) between 1  and  9  August,  with  main
         operation on the 8th and the 9th. Activity  will  take  place  from
         either the North Tower (ARLHS USA-1027) and the South Tower  (ARLHS
         USA-105). QSL via W1GLO (direct). [TNX VA3RJ]

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

CONWAY REEF 2009 ---> The website for the 1-10 October DXpedition to  Conway
Reef [425DXN 948] is now up  and  running  at  http://www.conwayreef2009.de.
Jan, DJ8NK reports that everything is on schedule: "the paperwork  is  done,
the flights are booked, the catamaran is chartered, and the hardware  is  in
store". [TNX DJ8NK]

EU HF CHAMPIONSHIP ---> Organized by the Slovenia Contest Club, this  year's
event will take place on 1 August, from 12 UTC to 23.59 UTC. Only Europe  to
Europe contacts count. Rules at http://lea.hamradio.si/scc/euhf/euhfc.htm

GEOPARK CERTIFICATE ---> The English Riviera Geopark is offering  a  special
commemorative European Geoparks Network certificate for  contacts  made  (or
heard, for SWLs) with GB6GEO and other  Geopark  stations.  Details  can  be
found at www.qrz.com under GB6GEO [TNX G3VOF]

ILLW  --->  The  11th  annual  International  Lighthouse/Lightship  Weekend,
organized and managed by the Ayr Amateur Radio Group, will take  place  from
00.01 UTC on 15 August until 23.59 UTC on the 16th. Complete information  on
this   popular  event   can  be  found  at  http://illw.net.   The  list  of
participating stations (320+ so far) is at http://illw.net/2009_list.htm

+ SILENT KEYS + Recently reported Silent Keys  include  Volker  Winterscheid
(DF7IT), Paul Homer (G4BXT), Sandro Jose Tafarelo (PY2OW), Igor V.  Kovalyov
(RU6FZ, ex-UA6HCW), Robert J. Hudson (W4HR), George W. Edwards  (W4OSE)  and
Robert J. Templin (W5OE).

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3DA0DJ      GI4FUM      G3RCV/p     G4DFI       ON40SM      ON6KN
3DA0EL      UT5EL       G5O         G3VOU       OX3LX       OZ1PIF
3DA0MM      NC4MM       G6MC        G0WOT       OY/OZ1AA    OZ1ACB
3DA0VA      M0VAA       G7N         G3ZGC       OZ0FR       DL2VFR
3Z400IYA    SP2FAP      GB100LB     G0KOK [1]   P3F         5B4AHJ
3Z40MOON    SP9EVP      GB100LB     G3YMD [2]   P3J         5B4AHJ
4C12SG      XE1RCQ      GB100SS     M0VFC       PA6Z        PA9M
4L1UN       EA7FTR      GB4ATC      G4PSH       PE25KP      PE2KP
4W6FR       VK4FW       GB50ATG     M5AEX       PR5D        PY5DC
5C10FT      EA7FTR      GB5FI       GW0ANA      PV6I        PT2OP
5H4BL       IV3RTL      GB8HI       G8ATD       PX5B        PP5BZ
5P2OU       DF2OU       GD0F        M0CMK       R1ANB       RN1ON
5P5CW       DL5SE       GI0ADX      MM0DHQ      R1AND       RU1ZC
5R8FU       SM5DJZ      GJ6YB       G3SWH       R3ARS/1/P   RA3AKF
5V7PRF      I1FQH       GJ7TWC      G7TWC       RI1AA       UA1AIR
6V1A        6W6JX       GM0B        MM0BHX      RI1OP       RW3WW
7P8AO       HA5AO       GM2T        GM4UYZ      RN1NU/p     RN1NU
7P8CF       K5LBU       GM5M        GM4ZNC      RW0IM/p     RW0IZ
7P8MM       W0MM        GM7A        GM7AAJ      SA1A        SM1TDE
7P8OK       M0URX       GM7V        M0CMK       SF2X        SM5EFX
7P8YI       DJ0YI       GW2L        G8ATD       SK6M        SM6FKF
8J1ASAHI/1  JA1SKY      GW6W        GW4TTA      SM0S        SM5BAX
8N7HOSHI/7  JH7YES      GW8K        GW0ANA      SN0HQ       SP7DQR
9A6NL       HA6NL       H2Q         5B4KH       SN0HS       SP5KP
9A8TQF      HB9TQF      H2T         5B4XF       SN0JSM      SP9PNS
9A8ZRS      S57L        HC2AQ       EA5KB       SP8RX/1     DJ0IF
9M2CNC      G4ZFE       HF1759BPK   SP3PJW      SV0XAN/5    IK2WZD
9V1YC       W5UE        HF40MOON    SP9BRP      SX8JAO      SV2JAO
A41KJ       NI5DX       HF94FKS     SP4FKS      SX8M        SV1JG
A43SI       A47RS       HF94GFG     SP4GFG      SX8R        HA0NAR
A65BJ       DL7EDH      HF94JEN     SQ4JEN      SX8Z        SV1DPI
A65BP       UA6MF       HF94JTJ     SP4JTJ      TC21BSR     TA1HZ
AM1M        EA1DR       HG400HV     HA0HV       TK2Y        F5MZN
AM1S        EA1OS       HI3TEJ      ON4IQ       TK9X        EA4URE
AN1C        EA1DGL      HL0C/4      HL0C        TM100B      F2YT
AN7APC      EA7URD      HL9A        WX8C        TM16PO      F5DRD
AN8A        EA8MQ       HS0AC/p     HS0ZFZ      TM3FFI      F8JZR
AO1I        EA1NT       HZ1AN       DJ9ZB       TM3G        F6BFH
AO8GTC      EA8RCP      HZ1MD       EA7FTR      TM7C        F5CWU
AO8Y        EA4YK       HZ1PS       IZ8CLM      TM7O        GW3SQX
BV0K        BV2KI       IA5K        IZ5BTC      TP60CE      F5LGF
BV2009WGK   BV7GC       IB0R        IK8HCG      UA0IDZ/p    RW0IZ
C37DXU      C37URA      IC8/IW8EHK  IK7JWX      UA3EDQ/1    UA3EDQ
C4I         LZ2HM       IC8/IY7NGM  IK7JWX      UE1CBB      UA1AIR
C4W         5B4WN       IE9T        IN3ZNR      UE1CDX      RN1CW
C4Z         G3SWH       IL7A        IK8EJN      UE1REP      UA1RJ
C6APR       K3IXD       IM0M        IS0MKX      UE3DFF      RK3DYB
C6AQO       K3IXD       IS0/OM8A    OM2VL       UE3KFF      RN3QN
C6AWL       RA3CO       J48AL       DM3CW       UE9UKK      RA9UT
C6AXD       K3IXD       J49A        SV9GPV      UU7J/p      UU0JM
CG200I      VE2CQ       JW4EU       LA4EU       V31NP       LA5OPA
CO8ZZ       DK1WI       JW9QNA      LA9QNA      VC8B        VE8EV
CR2F        CT1GFK      KH2/K3ZB    JH1NBN      VK9IR       VK2IR
CR2N        CT1GFK      KH6MB       AI4U        VK9NI       VK3HR
CR2W        CT1GFK      LZ01WFF     LZ1ZF       VQ9ZZ       N1ZZZ
CR3D        CT1BOL      M8C         G4DFI       VR2009EAG   VR2XMT
CR3R        CT1BOL      MC0SHL      M0URX       VY2Z        VE3ZZ
CR3T        CT3KN       MD4K        G3NKC       W4T         K5VIP
CT7/LZ3ND   LZ1NK       MM0LSB/p    M0LSB       WH7B        DL6DQW
D93I        DS4NYE      MM0NDX/p    M0URX       XR1A        XQ1IDM
E51AND      AB7FS       MM0Q        MM0BQI      XU7FMZ      JA1FMZ
EA8OM       DJ1OJ       MM1M        G3VCQ       XV9DX       OM3JW
EA9/DJ1AIB  JR1AIB      MM3KBU/p    M3KBU       XW1B        E21EIC
EA9/KH0AM   JE1CKA      MW0OXO/p    M3ZYZ       YC9MDX      EB7DX
EE6E        EA6DD       MW0REN      DJ6OI       YJ0QB       VK3QB
EF8R        EA8CAC      MW9W        M0URX       YM0T        TA2RC
EG1SMP      EA2BT       N1LI        K1DG        YR5TF       YO5BFJ
EJ0GI       EI2SDR      N3QQ/P      N7RO        YV5OHW/1    EA7FTR
EJ1DD       EI7CC       N4A         N4YDU       YW9A        YV5AJ
EN500I      DM5BB       N6PYN/KL7   N7RO        Z30HQ       Z33F
ES0U        ES2DJ       OF200AD     OH5AD       ZF2AH       W6VNR
EW6GF       DL8KAC      OH0V        OH6LI       ZL3A        ZL3WW
F/OT2A      ON4HIL      OH0X        OH2TA       ZP6CW       ZP6CU
F/OT3T      ON7EQ       OH0Z        W0MM        ZS08TV      ZS6IG
G1T         M0SCG       OL07RRR     OK2RZ       ZV5O        PY5QW
G2B         M0CNP       OL17CTIF    OK2KQM      ZZ6Z        PY6HD

[1]  direct
[2]  bureau

CT1BOL   Jorge Lopes, Rua Andre Resende 187-3 ESQ., Porto 4150-069, Portugal
CT1GFK   Antonio Jose Rebelo Guerreiro, Apartado 1111 - Zona Industrial,
         P-8700 240 Olhao, Portugal
HL0C     Hanyang University Wave Research Club, CPO Box 4397, Seoul 100-643,
I1FQH    Franco Prete, Strada Valenza 1, 15033 Casale Monferrato - AL, Italy
IS0MKX   Giuseppe Corona, Via Cornalias 72, 09121 Cagliari - CA, Italy
K3IXD    Edwin F Steeble, 202 Huntington Rd, Summerville, SC 29483, USA
LA5OPA   Per Nygard, Havne gt. 101.c, N-3040 Drammen, Norway
N7RO     Richard J. Moen, 2935 Plymouth Dr, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
RW0IZ    Rudol'f A. Yanson, P.O. Box 183, Magadan 685000, Russia
VE2CQ    C.R.A.Q., P.O. Box 70021 Succ. Quebec Centre, Quebec, QC G2J 0A1,
VE3ZZ    Gregg Calkin, P.O. Box 1345, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5R4, Canada
VE8EV    John Boudreau, P.O. Box 3099, Inuvik, NT X0E0T0, Canada
VK2IR    Tommy Horozakis, P.O. Box 13, Sans Souci, NSW 2219, Australia
VK3HR    Hellenic Amateur Radio Association of Australia Inc., P.O. Box 57,
         Richmond, VIC 3121, Australia
XF3PAS   Alberto Angulo Sauri, P.O. Box 260, 77600 Cozumel, Mexico
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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