425 DX News issue #960

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26 September 2009                                         A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                    No 960
                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

4W     - Al, 4W6AL (CT1GPQ) will go QRT from East Timor on 27 September  and
          return  home  the  next  day.  A  log  search  can  be  found    at
          http://algarvedx.com (latest update at 15.48 UTC on 24  September).
          [TNX CT1GFK]
5B    -  5B4AHE, 5B4MF,  5B4XF, 5B4ZN  and 5B8AP  will operate as homecall/p
          from  Agios Georgios Island (AS-120) on 26 September, from around 6
          UTC  until around 16 UTC. They will have two stations active on 10,
          15 and 20 metres SSB. QSL via home calls. [TNX The Daily DX]
7Q     - Once again Ely, IN3VZE will be active holiday style as  7Q7CE  from
          Malawi on 2-20 October. He plans to operate SSB  and  RTTY  on  all
          bands depending on  propagation.  QSL  via  home  call,  direct  or
          bureau. [TNX IN3VZE]
A5     - JA1FJJ will be  active  as  A52FJJ  from  Thimpu,  Bhutan  on  8-20
          October. He plans to operate SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL  via  JA1FJJ.
          [TNX NG3K]
BY     - David, BA4DW will be  active  as  BA4DW/4  from  Dongxilian  Island
          (AS-135) for 4-5 days between 1 and  8  October.  He  will  operate
          holiday style on 20 metres with 100 watts and  a  dipole.  QSL  via
          home call. [TNX BA4DW]
I      - Several operations from Italian lighthouses are scheduled  to  take
          place on 27 September for the  Lighthouse  Activity  Special  Event
          organized by the Strange Radio Team. Information on the  event  and
          the relevant award can be found at http://www.strangeradioteam.com
J6     - Bill, WB5ZAM will be active as J68WI from St. Lucia  (NA-108)  from
          28 September to 11 October. He will operate SSB  and  CW,  possibly
          also on 160 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX NG3K]
JW     - Erling/LA6VM (JW6VM), Halvard/LA7XK (JW7XK) and Just/LA9DL  (JW9DL)
          will operate CW, SSB and digital modes from Longyearbyen  (EU-026),
          Svalbard on 26-30 September. They will participate in the  SSB  leg
          of the Scandinavian Activity Contest (SAC) as JW5X. [TNX The  Daily
KL     - Hugh, K6HFA says that the tentative dates for his  operations  from
          Alaskan islands [425DXN 959] are as  follows:  until  25  September
          from IOTA group NA-087, 26-30  September  from  NA-236  (new  one),
          then from NA-216 or NA-222 until 3 October. He plans to operate  as
          K7A on 20, 30 and 40 metres CW and SSB. QSL via K6HFA. [TNX K6HFA]
OH     - Anne, OH2YL will be celebrating her  20th  anniversary  in  amateur
          radio using a special callsign (OG20YL)  on  25-27  September.  She
          will operate CW on the HF bands. QSl via home call. [TNX OH2YL]
OH0    - Martti/OH2BH, Ville/OH2MM and Pekka/OH2TA will travel to the  Aland
          Islands to compete head-to-head as OG0A with  the  OJ0B  team  (see
          below) in the Scandinavian Activity Contest. QSL  via  OH2BH.  [TNX
OJ0    - Pekka  (OH1TV),  Ilmo (OH2BO), Pertti (OH2PM) and Lars (OH0RJ) will
          be  active  as OJ0B and OJ0J  from  Market Reef  (EU-053)  on 25-29
          September, including  an entry in the Scandinavian Activity Contest
          on SSB  as OJ0B. Most  of  the time  from  Friday evening to Monday
          evening two stations will be on the air, with  a focus on  the  low
          bands, especially on 160 metres (1815 kHz). QSL OJ0B via OH2BH, QSL
          OJ0J via OH0RJ [TNX The Daily DX]
PY     - Jim/PY7XC, Ciro/PY7ZY,  Andre/PY0FF,  Renner/PY7RP,  Leo/PP1CZ  and
          Mike/K9AJ will be active as PW6C from Coroa Vermelha  (SA-062,  the
          8th most wanted IOTA group in South  America)  on  11-16  November.
          They plan to run three stations 24/7 from two operating sites,  and
          to operate CW and SSB  on  80-10  metres.  QSL  via  K9AJ.  Further
          information  can  be  found    on    the    expedition's    website
          (http://www.pw6c.com). [TNX PY7XC]
ST     - Robert, S53R is  now  working  in  Sudan  and  expects  to  be  QRV
          (requested call ST2X) in late September-early October. He plans  to
          operate CW and SSB on 80-10 metres. QSl via home call.
VE     - Special event callsign  VC3COPP  will  be  activated  from  various
          parts of the province of Ontario on 2-31 October to  celebrate  the
          100th anniversary of  the  Ontario  Provincial  Police  Force.  QSL
          direct to via VE3BDB. [TNX The Daily DX]
XV     - The Russian team in  Vietnam  [425DXN  958]  are  facing  a  "crazy
          typhoon" in the area of Ngu Island (XV6RRC,  AS-185).  The  weather
          forecast is bad for the next five days, and the operation has  been
          postponed. They are now travelling  to  the  Cham  Island  (XV7RRC,
          AS-162) area and see what's the  weather  like  over  there.  Their
          original plan also  included  activity  from  Tam  Island  (XV3RRC,
          AS-157). Please visit http://xv6rrc.com/ for  the  regular  updates
          provided by the team through Twitter.

PACIFIC TOUR ---> Rick, AI5P will be active holiday style from four  Pacific
entities during October and early November:
1-8 October     FK/AI5P     New Caledonia
10-18 October   YJ0PX       Vanuatu
22-31 October   AI5P/VK9N   Norfolk Island
1-6 November    ZL/AI5P     New Zealand
He will operate mainly CW. QSL via home call. [TNX MM0NDX]

CQ WW DX RTTY CONTEST --->  The  following  stations  have  announced  their
participation in this year's event (26-27 September):
ZONE   CALL          CATEGORY     DXCC               QSL VIA
07     TI5/NP3D      SOSB 40m     Costa Rica           W3HNK
07     TI5/WW4LL     SOSB 20m     Costa Rica           WW4LL
08     WP4I          SOSB 80m     Puerto Rico          W3HNK
08     ZF2SX         M/?          Cayman Isls           K4SX
09     YV5VD         M/S          Venezuela            EA5KB
13     LS1D          M/S          Argentina           LW9EOC
14     C37URE        M/M          Andorra             EA4URE
14     GB50ATG       SO           Wales                M5AEX
14     LX7I          M/2          Luxembourg            LX2A
15     ES5Q          M/?          Estonia              ES5RY
15     OM8A          M/S          Slovakia             OM2VL
15     T70A          M/?          San Marino            T70A
15     Z37M          M/?          Macedonia             Z37M
16     ER0FEO        SOAB LP      Moldova              UU0JM
20     5B/HG3IPA     SO           Cyprus               HA3JB
20     SX5R          SOAB 20m HP  Dodecanese          SV5DKL
20     SY1RY         M/?          Greece              SV1JMO
28     YB0ECT        SOSB 20m LP  Indonesia            K3AIR
33     3V8SS         SOAB LP      Tunisia              IZ8CCW
33     EF8M                       Canary Isls          UA3DX
39     FT5GA         M/S          Glorioso Isls        F5OGL
Do not forget to give a look at the Announced Operations listing  maintained
by  Bill,  NG3K  at  http://www.ng3k.com/Misc/cqr2009.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

CLIPPERTON DX  CLUB  --->  The  Clipperton  DX  Club  (http://www.cdxc.org/)
elected the following officers to serve for 2009/10: Flo/F5CWU  (President),
Frank/F4AJQ, Sylvain/F4EGD, Didier/F5OGL and  John/F5VHQ  (Vice-Presidents),
Laurent/F8BBL    (Treasurer),    Gerard/F2JD     (Assistant      Treasurer),
Sebastien/F8IJV (Secretary) and Laurent/F1JKJ  (Assistant  Secretary).  [TNX

DIAMOND JUBILEE WAZ ---> The Worked All Zones (WAZ) award was introduced  in
the November 1934 issue of R/9 magazine, a predecessor  of  today's  CQ.  To
celebrate  the  75th  anniversary  of  WAZ,  CQ  is  offering    a  special,
limited-time version of the award. The  Diamond  Jubilee  Worked  All  Zones
will be issued upon presentation of log  extracts  showing  twoway  contacts
with each of the 40 CQ zones of the world during the period from 1  November
2009    to    31    December    2010.       Details    can    be   found  at

DXCC NEWS ---> The following operations have been approved for DXCC  credit:
T6AB  (Afghanistan,  2008-09  operation),   T6AF    (Afghanistan,    current
operation) and TX3A (Chesterfield Islands, 2009 operation). [TNX NC1L]

FT5GA --->  The  on-line  log  (http://www.clublog.org/charts/?c=FT5GA)  now
contains 20330 QSOs (latest QSO made at 13.56 UTC on 24 September).  It  has
been confirmed that FT5GA is being pirated: "if your  QSO  is  not  online",
F5CQ says, "it will be quite sure  you  have  been  cheated",  and  you  had
better try work  them  again.  Bookmark  http://glorieuses2008.free.fr/  for

LOGS ---> A log search for Florentin, FT5WO is now up  and  running  on  the
Nouvelles  DX's  website  (http://www.lesnouvellesdx.fr/voirlogs.php).  [TNX

PIRATE ---> The station R1FJA/p, which was  repeatedly  spotted  on  the  DX
Cluster over the past few days, is  a  pirate.  The  genuine  R1FJA  is  now
RL3DS, and has not been active from Franz Josef Land  for  many  years.  The
only station currently active from FJL is Victor, R1FJM. [TNX RZ1OM]

QSL 7P8AO ---> Pista, HA5AO has received the 7P8AO cards from  the  printer,
and will process QSL requests as follows: first, those who  donated  to  the
charity  project  [425DXN  955];  second,  those  who  QSLled   direct  with
sufficient funds; third, those who QSLled direct with IRCs;  fourth,  bureau
cards (including direct requests with 1 USD only). Pista has  uploaded  (and
will upload) to LoTW the QSOs with those stations who have already sent  (or
will send) a donation; remaining contacts will be uploaded "at least a  year
later on". QSLling instructions can  be  found  at  http://ha5ao.novolab.hu/

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3B8FQ       K5XK        HK1X        EA7FTR      SF6DX       SM6FUD
3Z0ILQ      SP5DDJ      HK4CZE      EA7FTR      SF7WT       SM7WT
3Z70IIWW    SP6OPZ      HR9/WQ7R    AI4U        SI6T        SM7LZQ
3Z70OWG     SP9PSB      HV0A        IK0FVC      SI9AM       SM3CVM
4L0A        EA7FTR      HZ1FS       EA7FTR      SJ6A        SM6JSM
4L2M        EA7FTR      J28KO       F6DKI       SK2T        SK2AT
4L4WW       EA7FTR      JD1BLY      JI5RPT      SK3W        SM5DJZ
4L5O        N3SL        JD1BNA      JL1UTS      SK7DX       SM7DXQ
4L6DL       LZ1OT       K4C         K4EU        SM0S        SM5BAX
4U30VIC     4U1VIC      K4P         WP4NND      SM0Y        SM0OY
4W6AL       CT1GFK      K6P         KM6HB       SM2T        SM2EZT
4X0T        4Z5FI       K7A         K6HFA       SM5J        SM5PHU
5H3EE       DL4ME       KL7J        N3SL        SM5R        SM5AQD
5R8UO       DF8UO       LN3Z        LA9VDA      SM6A        SM6BGA
6W7RV       F8CMT       LN8W        LA9VDA      SM6C        SM6CTQ
7S5Q        SM5COP      LP2F        LU1FDU      SM6Q        SK6AW
7Z1HL       DJ9ZB       LT0H        EA7FTR      SM6X        SM6CLU
7Z1SJ       EA7FTR      LX30AK      LX1CC       SM6Z        SM6BZE
8R8USA      8R1AK       LX7I        LX2A        SN12IPA     SP9PZU
8S0W        SM0NJO      LZ17ARDF    LZ1ZF       SN2009B     SP2PBY
9G1YE       PA3ERA      N4H         W4NSC       SN2009EM    SP7PGK
9G1YK       PA3ERA      OE4XRC      OE4RGC      SN2009K     SP9PNB
9H3ZW       OK1CDJ      OF200AD     OH5AD       SN2009L     SP7PAC
9J2BO       G3TEV       OG1M        OH1VR       SN2009W     SP6PRT
9J2FM       JA4ATV      OG4X        OH1MA       SN40DVP     SP6DVP
9K2AI       NI5DX       OG5B        OH5BM       SQ80SPDE    SP9PKZ
9K2YM       EA5KB       OG6N        OH6NIO      SY2G        SV2JAO
9N7IIU      JH3IIU      OG7X        OH4XX       T2G         PG5M
A41KJ       NI5DX       OG9W        OH2BCI      T31AA       N3BQR
A41MO       EA5KB       OH0R        OH2PM       T88ZS       JA2ZS
A45WH/p     A45WH       OH0X        OH2TA       TA4CW       F8CVR
A61BK       NI5DX       OH0Z        W0MM        TC3BLH      TA1HZ
A61Q        EA7FTR      OH1N        OH1BOI      TF8GX       KT6YL
A65BB       S57DX       OH2T        OH2KW       TI4CF       W3HNK
A65BG       PA7FM       OH2U        OH2IW       TK2Y        F5MZN
A65BI       SM5DJZ      OH3I        OH3BHL      TM0RPC      F5KEB
A7/M0FGA    NN1N        OH4A        OH6LI       TM100VDF    F6BDE
A71BX       EA7FTR      OH4E        OH2MM       TM2NN       F5KTU
A71EM       EA7FTR      OH5Z        OH5LIZ      TM5FKB      F6GVH
AO5WSP      EA5RKB      OH8X        OH2UA       TM85NI      F4ASQ
AY4D        EA5KB       OH9W        OH2NRV      TO7RJ       DJ7RJ
C4I         LZ2HM       ON30NTM     ON6KN       TR8CA       F6CBC
C4N         W3HNK       ON65POL     ON3CYV      TY5ZR       IK2IQD
CN8YR       EA7FTR      OQ5M        ON5ZO       UE1CDX/1    RN1CW
CO8LY       EA7ADH      OR4A        ON4BW       UE1RFF      UA1RJ
DP1POL      DL1ZBO      OV5A        OZ5DL       UE1RLH/1    RA1QY
DR09ANT     DL5MHQ      OY3AA       OZ1ACB      UE3KFF      RN3QN
DT09KSE     HL5FXP      OZ0MF       DH1LAO      UE3QRP      UA3LMR
DX1J        JA1HGY      P29CW       VK2IR       UE3RFF/3    RK3RB
EG9CCL      EA9CE       P49X        W0YK        UE670LS     RK3FWI
EH1DAA      EA1WS       PA09MONUMENT PA7DA      UE6FFF      RK6FZ
EH1OSM      EB1RD       PD6MILL     PD7BZ       UE6GFF      UA6HPR
EH1PAZ      EA1RCM      PH60PH      PA7HPH      UE6LPP      UA6MM
EH3SDC      EA1AUM      PJ7MF       IZ1MHY      UE6RK       UA6IC
EH5VE       EA7URD      PX5B        PP5BZ       UE6UFF      RW3RN
EK3SA       DJ1CW       R1ANB       RN1ON       UN5J        W3HNK
EK6LP       DL8KAC      R1ANC       RN1ON       UN7DA       EA5KB
EK6TA       DJ0MCZ      R1AND       RU1ZC       UN7MMM      EA7FTR
EN500I/p    DM5BB       R1FJM       RX3MM       UN9LW       DL8KAC
EV1R        EU1PA       R50K        RW4HB       US0KFF/p    US0KW
EV2A        EW2AA       R73SRR      UA3DX       VQ9JC       ND9M
EY8MM       K1BV        RC3W        RW3WWW      VR2009EAG   VR2XMT
F5KAQ/p     F5RJM       RG9A        UA9XC       XT2HLV      HB9HLV
FK8GX       W3HNK       RL3A        W3HNK       XU7TZG      ON7PP
FO8RZ       F8BPN       RN9S        RN9SXX      YB0AZ       W7TSQ
FT5GA       F5OGL       RU1A        RU1AE       YR550BU     YO3KSR
FT5WO       F4DYW       RW2F        DK4VW       YY7MAE      EB7DX
GB0BSR      G2BKZ       SA0A        SM0AIG      Z23MS       UA3DX
GB2ADU      GW4XKE      SA1A        SM1TDE      Z29KM       EA7FTR
GB2TX       M0CNP       SA3C        SM3CZS      ZK2BJ       G3BJ
GB50ATG     M5AEX       SA6G        SM6CUK      ZK2NX       JM1CAX
GM0HIK      G0HIK       SC3N        EA8CN       ZL30MDG     ZL3RG
GM3IZD      G3IZD       SD3D        SM3DXC      ZL7/N7OU    N7OU
GM7MRL      G7MRL       SE0X        SM0MDG      ZP6CW       ZP6CU
H2E         5B4AGE      SE4U        SM4EXP      ZP8VAO      K2DER
HF65PW      SP5KCR      SE5E        SM5AJV      ZS3Y        SQ8X
HF70SIP     SP9HTY      SE6W        SM6XKB      ZX2B        PY2MNL
HI3TEJ      ON4IQ       SE6Y        SM6DED      ZY7C        PT7WA

A45WH    Sangeeth Musaliar, P.O Box 1889, 111 Seeb Airport, Oman
CT1GFK   Antonio Jose Rebelo Guerreiro, Apartado 1111 - Zona  Industrial,
          P-8700 240 Olhao, Portugal
F4DYW    Florentin Bard, 5 rue Frederic Mistral, 07300 Tournon-sur-Rhone,
F5OGL    Didier Senmartin, P.O. Box 7, F-53320 Loiron, France
FR5ZL    Guy Petit de la Rhodiere, 33 Chemin Lambert, Casabois Grand Ilet,
          97433 Salazie, France
JD1BIE   Shigeaki Miyamae, 4-20-22-302, Aoto, Katsushika, Tokyo 125-0062,
JM1CAX   Koji Tahara, Embassy of Japan, P.O. Box 6340, Marion Square,
          Wellington, 6141, New Zealand
K6HFA    Hubert R Clark, 545 W Vassar Ave, Fresno, CA 93705, USA
OY1CT    Carsten Thomsen, Uppi i Troed 8, FO-340 Kvivik, Faroe Islands
V51AS    Frank Steinhauser, Am Rosenkothen 17, 40880 Ratingen, Germany
VQ9LA    Larry Arneson, PSC 466 Box 24 (DG-21 Annex 30), FPO AP 96595-0024,


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