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05 December 2009                                          A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 970
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

BY     - Celebrating  the  launch  of  the  Amateur  Radio  satellite  XW-1,
         special event station BT3WX will be  active  from  Taiyuan,  Shanxi
         Province until 20 December. Look for activity on 160-10 metres  and
         on VHF/UHF amateur satellite bands, including  FM,  SSB,  CW,  RTTY
         and PACSAT modes. QSL via BA1DU. [TNX BA1DU]
CO     - Ed, CO7PH plans to operate SSB and CW as  CO7PH/p  from  Cayo  Coco
         (NA-086) on 17-31 December and from Cayo Anclitas (NA-201)  on  2-5
         January. [TNX CO7PH]
D2     - Paulo, CT1ITZ  (D2CQ,  ex  D2PJB)  was  expected  to  QRT  in  late
         November [425DXN 967], but is now  reported  to  remain  in  Angola
         until 27 December. He operates SSB ony. QSL via CT1IUA. [TNX F5NQL]
DL     - DF9TM, DL2SWW and DL2VFR will operate CW and  SSB  as  DF0WFF  from
         Biosphere Reserve  Schaalsee  on  4-6  December.  QSL  via  bureau.
         Information on  the  DL  Flora  &  Fauna  Award  can  be  found  at
         http://www.wff-dl.de/ [TNX DL2VFR]
FM     - Fernando, EA1BT will be active  on  the  HF  bands  as  TO1BT  from
         Martinique (NA-107) on 8-15  December.  QSL  via  home  call.  [TNX
HA     - Radio Club Puspokladany (HA0KHW) will be active  as  HG0WFF/p  from
         three  different  Hungarian  National  Parks  between  5  and    10
         December. QSL via HA0HW, bureau preferred. [TNX HA0HW]
HR     - Victor, N8OO and Andrei, NP3D will be active as HR2/N8OO,  HR2/NP3D
         and HQ2S from Honduras on 10-20 December.  They  will  operate  CW,
         RTTY and SSB on all bands. Victor will participate in the  ARRL  10
         Meter Contest, and  Andrei  will  take  part  in  the  OK  DX  RTTY
         Contest. QSL HR2/N8OO via home  call  (or  via  UA9TF  for  ex  CIS
         countries) QSL HR2/NP3D and HQ2S via W3HNK (or  via  RW6HS  for  ex
         CIS countries) and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]
I      - IQ3GA/3 - not II3SB as previously announced [425DXN 969] - will  be
         active from Burano Island (IOTA EU-131, IIA  VE-010)  for  the  5th
         International ARMI Contest to be held on 5-6 December  (details  at
         http://www.assoradiomarinai.tk). QSL via IW3IE. [TNX IT9MRM]
ON_ant - Karel, ON5TN has been active as OR4TN from  the  Belgian  Antarctic
         base "Princess Elisabeth", Antarctica since  1  December.  He  will
         remain there until the end of January 2010, with  activity  on  the
         amateur radio bands during his spare time. Look for him between  21
         and 23 UTC around 7007 (CW) and 7077 (SSB). Updates will be  posted
         on qrz.com under OR4TN. QSL via ON5TN.
T6     - Jack, W4JJ is now active as T6LC  from  Gardez  (Paktia  Province),
         Afghanistan. He expects to operate mainly on 40 and  20  metres  CW
         and SSB, 1430-1800 UTC as time permits. QSL via K4MJN. [TNX NG3K]
VK9    - David A. Burton, VK9WBM will be working at the weather  station  on
         Willis Island (OC-007)  for  the  next  six  months.  He  plans  to
         operate on the HF bands and 6 metres in his  spare  time.  QSL  via
         VK4DMC. [TNX www.southgatearc.org]
XE     - The 10-14  December  XF3RR  IOTA  expedition  to  Isla  El  Cerrito
         (NA-153) [425DXN 967] has been cancelled.  The  Radio  Club  Cancun
         plans to organize another operation from a different island in  the
         same IOTA group in a few months' time.
XU     - Peter, XU7ACY and Wim, XU7TZG will be active  as  XU7KOH  from  Koh
         Russei (AS-133) on 11-14 December. They  will  operate  CW  (Peter)
         and SSB and PSK31 (Wim) on 80-10  metres.  QSL  via  ON7PP,  direct
         only. [TNX NG3K]

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

2010 IDXC ---> The 61st Annual International  DX  Convention,  sponsored  by
the Southern California DX Club, will be held at The  Holiday  Inn  Hotel  &
Conference Center Visalia on 16-18 April 2010. Preregistration  began  on  1
December. Complete details can  be  found  at  http://www.dxconvention.org/.
For questions  regarding  registration  or  DX  stations  who  need  lodging
assistance, please email Cathy Gardenias, K6VC at  the  address  located  on
the website under registration. [TNX N6RV]

A35A  --->  "Paul,  A35A's  move  to  Vava'u  (OC-064)  has  been  postponed
indefinitely, and  perhaps  cancelled  altogether",  The  Daily  DX  reports
[425DXN 946]. "He remains QRV from Lifuka  Island,  Ha'apai  (OC-169)  until
further notice".

CQ DX MARATHON ---> Each year, from 1 January to 31  December,  CQ  Magazine
sponsors a challenge to work as many countries and zones as possible in  the
calendar year. The 2009 edition of the CQ Magazine DX  Marathon  ends  soon,
but there is still time to fill in some missing  countries  and  zones.  For
complete rules and submission information, please  visit  www.dxmarathon.com

CQ WW CLAIMED SCORES ---> Valery,  RW3GU  maintains  an  Unofficial  Claimed
Scores web page (http://pileup.ru/) for the 2009 CQ WW DX Contest  (SSB  and
CW). Scores are based on 3830 reflector posts and claimed results from  CQWW
logs received page.

K5D ---> The long anticipated K5D (Desecheo 2009) DVD is now  available  for
sale. It was written, produced  and  narrated  by  Bob  Allphin,  K4UEE  and
edited by Ed Boutwell, W4ZSB. This  is  their  seventh  DXpedition  DVD.  To
purchase a copy, go to www.kp5.us and click on the link on the  first  page.

RDA TRIP ---> Denis, RA4FJV says that his Russian District Award  2009  trip
is over after some 7000 QSOs made as UE4FDA and RA4FJV/m from  28  different
districts.        On-line              logs         can      be    found  at
http://www.ra4fjv.org/logs/search.html;  QSL  dia  RA4FJV,  direct    (Denis
Ogurok, Chernyshevskogo 1-1, 442153, Nizhny Lomov, Russia) or bureau.

TOP LISTS ---> The latest Topband, Topmode  and  Toplist  listings  are  now
available at  http://www.425dxn.org/awards/toplist/index.html.  Please  note
that QSOs confirmed through LoTW or included in on-line  logs  are  eligible
for listing. Send send your scores, as  well  as  any  request  for  further
information, to Erminio Pandocchi, I2EOW (i2eow@fastwebnet.it)

TX3A ---> The Online QSL Request System for TX3A is now up  and  running  at
http://tx3a.com/qsl.html (it can  be  used  for  either  direct  and  bureau

+ SILENT KEYS + Andrej V. Golopurov, RU1AO is one  of  the  victims  of  the
Nevsky Express train disaster on 27 November. He was returning  from  Moscow
to Saint Petersburg for the CQ WW CW. Other recently  reported  Silent  Keys
include Ben Clarkson (G7WHO), Paul Knight (KE5OVA), CQ  Amateur  Radio  Hall
of  Famer  Jerry  Sevick  (W2FMI),  Antonio  Scolamiero   (YV4DDK)  and  New
Zealand's Top DXer Roy Jackson (ZL4BO).

                         *** 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      EV1Z        EU1UN       PA6Z        PA9M
3G3V        VE7SV       EV2A        EW2AA       PB500GT     PA1WLB
3V3S        DL9USA      EV8D        EW8CY       PD450OBL    PD0LDC
3W1M        OM3JW       EX2X        EA5KB       PI4COM      PA3CAL
3Z40KP      SP5KP       FM5CD       F5VU        PJ2T        N9AG
4D1N        DV1UBY      FR1AN       NI5DX       PJ4A        K4BAI
4L0A        EA7FTR      FY5KE       FY1FL       PS2T        K3IRV
4L2M        EA7FTR      G5O         G3VOU       PT5A        AI4U
4L6AA       K6VNX       GB2MWT      M0XIG       PT5UN       K3IRV
4L8A        K1BV        GM0F        M0CMK       PW2B        PY2HL
4M5IR       YV5KG       GM7R        N3SL        PZ5X        K5UN
4W6AAD      VK3ZGW      GM7V        M0CMK       RA6AX       W3HNK
4X0G        W3GG        GW6W        GW0ETF      RA9A        UA9APA
4Z5J        W0MM        GW7X        GW3SQX      RC3W        RW3WWW
5B4AHS      RA3AUU      H2E         5B4AGE      RG3K        UA3QDX
5B4AIA      UA6MF       H7A         TI4SU       RG6G        RW6HX
5B4AIV      LZ3CQ       HC2A        EA5KB       RK3SWS      RA3SI
5B8AD       W3HNK       HC2SL       EA5KB       RK9CWA      UA9CGA
5H3EE       DL4ME       HC8GR       W5UE        RL4R        RW4PL
5N7M        OM3CGN      HE8HLM      EA7FTR      RM3F        UA3DPX
5N7MGI      OM3CGN      HF35PEA     SP1NQF      RN9S        RN9SXX
5R8FU       SM5DJZ      HG3R        HA3NU       RO4W        RD4WA
5R8ZO       OH0XX       HG400HV     HA0HV       RP68MB      RZ3FR
6W1RW       F6BEE       HG6N        HA6KNB      RT3F        RK3DZB
6Y1V        OH3RB       HG7T        HA7TM       RU0LL       IK2DUW
6Y3Z        EA3ALZ      HH2/VE2TKH  M0URX       RW0A        RA0ALM
6Y7AM       OZ7AM       HI3A        ON4IQ       RW0CWA      RW0CF
6Y7J        UU4JMG      HI3TEJ      ON4IQ       RW2F        DK4VW
6Y9LM       RV9LM       HK1AA       EA5KB       SE0X        SM0MDG
7X5WQB      DJ8QP       HK1FGE      EA5KB       SI0M        SM0MXO
7Z1SJ       EA7FTR      HK1KYR      EA5KB       SI9AM       SM3CVM
8P0P        8P9NX       HK1X        EA7FTR      SJ2W        SM2WMV
8P5A        NN1N        HK3TU       EA5KB       SK3W        SM5DJZ
8P9JG       NN1N        HQ9R        K5WW        SL0W        SM0AJU
8P9SS       ND3F        HS0AC       HS0ZFZ      SM6M        SM6MCW
9A1O        9A1BOP      HS0ZFA      DJ4ER       SN2K        SP2YWL
9A4C        9A7W        HZ1PS       IZ8CLM      SN3A        SP3GEM
9A5Y        9A7W        IG9U        I1NVU       SN3R        SP6HEQ
9G5XA       G3SWH       IG9W        IZ1GAR      SN3X        SP3SLA
9H3HH       DJ9RR       IG9X        IK1QBT      SN6Z        SP6RZ
9J3A        S57S        II5GAL      IZ5DMC      SN7Q        SP7GIQ
9L1NH       G3RWF       IO3N        IV3RLB      SO8A        SP8YB
9L5A        G3SXW       IO3X        IV3JCC      SO9S        SP9PRO
9L7NS       AA7A        IO4T        IZ4JMA      SP80WAC     SP3PSM
9M2CNC      G4ZFE       IO5O        IK5RLP      ST2AR       S53R
9M6LSC      KM0O        IR1Y        IK1YDB      SX1L        DL1JCZ
9M8YY       JR3WXA      IR2C        IW2HAJ      T48K        DK1WI
9V1YC       W5UE        IR3W        I3FIY       T88CI       HA5AO
A25NW       K9NW        IR4M        IK4WMH      TC4X        OH2BH
A31IW       PA3LEO      IR4X        I4EAT       TE1W        TI5KD
A31JC       PA3LEO      IR9Y        IT9ABY      TF3CW       LX1NO
A31LEO      PA3LEO      IS0/K7QB    IN3QBR      TF4X        G3SWH
A31MR       PA3LEO      IU1A        IK1SPR      TI5A        TI5KD
A31SN       PA3LEO      IU9T        IT9GSF      TI5N        W3HNK
A31WL       PA3LEO      IY3XX       IV3ZXQ      TK5A        IZ8GCB
A35A        W7TSQ       IY4FGM      IK4UPU      TM0R        F5GGL
A35KL       W6ZL        IY8GMN      IK8LTB      TM2S        F5PED
A62END      IZ8CLM      J28KO       F6DKI       TM4Q        F6FYA
A62ER       IZ8CLM      J28OO       K2PF        TM4TLT      F8KOI
A65BI       SM5DJZ      J38XJ       VE3RSA      TO4D        F6AUS
A65CA       RV6AJJ      J43J        DJ5JH       TO5T        JE1JKL
A65DLH      DO7ZZ       J46J        SV1BJW      TX1B        LZ1JZ
A71BU       NI5DX       J79WE       DL8WEM      UA3R        RN3RQ
A73A        EA7FTR      JT1T        JT1KAA      UE3RGR      RA3RBL
AH0/AH2Y    HL1IWD      JW1CCA      LA1CCA      UE4LWM      UA4LCH
AH2R        JH7QXJ      K2V         K9WZB       UN3M        EA7FTR
AL1G        AC7DX       KH0/WX8C    HL1IWD      UN9L        LZ1YE
AL7R        K9IT        KH0K        JE4SMQ      UP0L        DL8KAC
AN4A        EA4CWN      KH6LC       AI4U        UP2L        UA9AB
AN8R        EA8AY       KH6MB       AI4U        UP4L        UN7LZ
AO3T        EA3AKY      KH6ND       K2PF        UT3L        UR5LO
AY5F        LU5FC       KH6NF       KL7AF       UT7L        UR4LRQ
B1Z         EA7FTR      KH6ZN       AI4U        UU7J        UU0JM
B4B         BA4EG       KH7B        KH7B        UV5U        UX1UA
B5TT        BA5TT       KH7U        AH6NF       UW0K        US0KW
B7M         BG7LHY      KP2M        AI4U        UW3U        UT7UJ
B7P         BD7IXG      KP4JRS      EA7FTR      UW3U        UT7UJ
BA1RB       EA7FTR      L33M        LU1MA       UW4E        UT7EY
BA4RF       EA7FTR      L73D        EA5KB       UW5U        UY2UA
BY1CW       BG1WYL      LN3Z        LA9VDA      UZ0U        UY5ZZ
C31CT       EA3QS       LP1H        EA5KB       UZ2M        US0LW
C4I         LZ2HM       LQ0F        EA5KB       V26K        AA3B
C4M         W3HNK       LT1F        AC7DX       V31CW       KU1CW
C4W         5B4WN       LT5X        WD9EWK      V31PT       K8PT
C4Z         G3SWH       LU8YE       EA7FTR      V31WV       EA7HEJ
C6AKQ       N4BP        LX30AK      LX1CC       V47NT       W2RQ
CE3G        CE3WDH      LX5T        LX1KC       V5/DJ4SO    DJ4SO
CE4CT       EA5KB       LX7I        LX2A        VC3O        VE3AT
CN2R        W7EJ        LY6A        LY2BM       VE3PARK     VE3NOO
CN3A        I2WIJ       LY7A        LY2ZO       VK6AA       DL8YR
CN8IG       EA7FTR      LY7M        LY2BW       VK8NSB      VK6NE
CN8NK       EA5XX       LY7Z        LY2TA       VK9XW       DL1RTL
CN8WK       IK2QEI      LZ1195IR    LZ1KZA      VK9XX       DL1RTL
CN8WL       I0YKN       LZ7J        LZ1JZ       VP2E        N5AU
CO2JD       AD4Z        LZ8E        LZ2BE       VP5CM       K5CM
CO6CAC      EA5KB       LZ9W        LZ1PM       VP9I        N1HRA
CO7EH       AD4C        M2X         M3ZYZ       VQ5V        W5CW
CO8CML      CT1BWW      M7A         M0NRC       VQ99JC      ND9M
CO8LY       EA7ADH      MD4K        G3NKC       VR2009EAG   VR2XMT
CR2X        OH2BH       MD6V        G3NKC       VR2C        WA4WTG
CR3E        W3HNK       MJ0AWR      K2WR        WH6R        AI4U
CR3L        DJ6QT       MZ5B        G3TXF       WP3C        W3HNK
CR5X        DJ9MH       NP4Z        WC4E        WP3R        W3HNK
CR6A        CT1GFK      OA4SS       KB6J        XE2GG       N6AN
CR6K        CT1ILT      OE2S        OE2GEN      XE2S        WD9EWK
CR6T        CT1ESV      OE3K        OE1DIA      XU7ACQ      KF0RQ
CT3AS       DJ8FW       OE8Q        OE8SKQ      XU7ACY      W2EN
CT3NT       W3HNK       OE9R        OE9XRV      XU7ADT      KF0RQ
CT7/LZ3ND   LZ1NK       OG1M        OH1VR       XU7KOH      ON7PP
CW5W        CX6VM       OG5B        OH5BM       XU7TZG      ON7PP
CW7T        K5WW        OH0V        OH6LI       XU7UFT      F6AXX
CX1AA       W3HNK       OH0X        OH2TA       XV1X        OK1DOT
CX4NF       EA5KB       OH0Z        W0MM        XV2MDY      OH4MDY
DL0AO       DC8RE       OH2U        OH2IW       YL/4L3A     LY4A
DL1A        DJ6ZM       OH4A        OH6LI       YM3A        LZ1NK
DR1A        DL6FBL      OH5Z        OH5LIZ      YN2GY       K9GY
DR5N        DK5TT       OH7M        OH6DX       YQ9W        YO9WF
E51FDE      WB7FDE      OH8X        OH2UA       YR1C        YO4NA
E73W        E73Y        OH9SCL      OH9UV       YR5N        YO5PBF
E7DX        E77E        OK7U        OK1HDU      YR8B        YO8KGA
EA6IB       EA5BM       OL0W        OK1DSZ      YR9F        YO9FNP
EA8CMX      OH2BYS      OL1A        OK1DF       YS4U        N0AT
EA9/OK1FCJ  OK1DRQ      OL3R        OK1VWK      YT2W        YU1ABH
EA9/OL8R    OK1DRQ      OL3Z        OK1HMP      YT6T        YU7CM
EA9EU       EA5KB       OL4A        OK1DSX      YV1FM       IT9DAA
ED2R        EA2RCA      OL5M        OK1GI       YW4D        EA7JX
ED4R/8      EA4SV       OL5Q        OK1HRA      Z35X        DJ0LZ
ED4RCP      EA4EGA      OL8M        OK1DRQ      ZB2X        OH2KI
EE2W        EB2BXL      OL9R        OK1WMV      ZC4TS       NI5DX
EE5I        EA5KB       OM7M        OM3PA       ZD8RH       G4DBW
EF1A        EA1XT       OM8A        OM2VL       ZF2AM       K6AM
EF7A        EC7ABV      ON100PES    ON4TRC      ZM1A        ZL1AMO
EF8M        UA3DX       OR2A        ON7YX       ZM4A        ZL4AA
EG7OFM      EA7TV       OT5P        ON7RN       ZM4M        ZL4PW
EH1FGM      EB1DBK      OV3X        OZ8AE       ZM4T        ZL2AL
EH4FGM      EB4DSP      OY1OF       M0URX       ZP0R        ZP5AZL
EI0W        EI2JD       OY6A        OY2J        ZP6VLA      EA5KB
EI185RNLI   EI5DD       P33W        RA3AUU      ZS10WCS     ZS4BS
EI6DX       RX3RC       P3J         5B4AHJ      ZS2DL       NI5DX
EK3SA       DJ1CW       P40A        WD9DZV      ZS4U        K3IRV
EK6TA       DJ0MCZ      P40W        N2MM        ZS6CCY      K3IRV
EL8RI       ZS6RI       P40YL       AI6YL       ZW1EJB      PY1JR
EP3PK       IK2DUW      P49V        AI6V        ZW5UN       K3IRV
ER4DX       RA4LW       P49Y        AE6Y        ZY7C        PT7WA

3DA0TM   Andy Cory, P.O. Box 1033, Mbabane, Swaziland
4U1AIDS  Andrey  Fedorov, UNAIDS, 20 Avenue Appia, CH-1211 Geneva 27,
4U1ITU   International Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 6, CH-1211 Geneva 20,
DL1RTL   Heiko Mann, Gaggenauer-Str. 81, 14974 Ludwigsfelde, Germany
EA7HEJ   Wil Lameree, Apartado Postal 107, 21830 Bonares, Huelva, Spain
EX8AB    Narynbek Djunushev, P.O. Box 1855, Bishkek, 720000, Kyrgyzstan
HK3O     Mario Henao, COD 8682, P.O. Box 02-5242, Miami, FL 33102-5242, USA
JU1DX    JTDXA Contest Team, Central Post Office Box  2373, Ulaanbaatar-13,
         15160, Mongolia
JY6HQ    The Royal Jordanian Radio Amateurs Society, P.O. Box 2353, Amman
         11181, Jordan
KH6ZN    Pu'u O'o Radio Club, P.O. Box 878, Volcano, HI 96785, USA
KH7B     Mauna Kea Contest Club, P.O. Box 490, Laupahoehoe, HI 96764, USA
OK1DOT   Petr Gustab, P.O. Box 52, Cesky Brod 282 01, Czech Republic
S53R     Robert Kasca, P.O. Box 23, Idrija, SI-5280, Slovenia
S57S     Aleksander Zagar, Golisce 132, SI-1281 Slovenia
TL0A     Christian  Saint-Arroman,  Chemin  de  Mousteguy, F-64990 Urcuit,
UK9AA    Fedor Petrov, P.O. Box 58, Tashkent, 100000, Uzbekistan
XU7ABN   Claude Laget, P.O. Box 1373 GPO, Phnom Penh 99999, Cambodia
YE1C     West Java DX Association, P.O. Box 1042, Bandung 40010, Indonesia
ZC4LI    Steve Hodgson, 4 Nikolau Michael Street, 5523 Dasaki Achnas, Cyprus
ZC4T     ESBA Radio Club, c/o Andy Chadwick, P.O. Box 36575, 5526 Dasaki
         Achnas, Cyprus


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