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19 December 2009                                          A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 972
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                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

4S     - Peter, DC0KK is now  active  as  4S7KKG  from  Sri  Lanka  until  7
         January. He operates SSB, CW and digital modes  on  the  HF  bands.
         QSl via home call, direct or bureau.
5N     - Nick, LZ1QK has been active as 5N/LZ1QK from Nigeria since  October
         2008. He has now received  four  callsigns  for  him  to  use  from
         different locations (5N3LQK, 5N3WQK, 5N4LQK and 5N4WQK). Next  year
         he will operate under a special callsign  (5N50K)  celebrating  the
         50th anniversary of indipendence of Nigeria. The QSL route for  all
         calls is via LZ1CL. [TNX The Daily DX]
5R     - Sam, G4OHX will be active as 5R8HX  from  Antananarivo,  Madagascar
         (AF-013) from 28 December until 3  January.  He  plans  to  operate
         mainly CW "on as many  bands  as  possible".  QSL  via  home  call,
         direct only.
GM     - Using their club callsign GS2MP (North of Scotland Contest  Group),
         Chris/GM3WOJ and Jim/GM0NAI will be operating their  vintage  Yaesu
         transmitters/receivers and transceivers from 1 January  through  31
         December. Each calendar month  they  will  use  a  different  Yaesu
         radio and amateurs worldwide are invited to  work  GS2MP  and  earn
         points towards the "Yaesu  Heritage  Year  Award".  Operation  will
         mostly be on 40 and 20 SSB and CW. More details  can  be  found  at
         http://www.gm7v.com/yaesu2010.htm [TNX GM3WOJ]
J8     - George, K2CM will be active from  Bequia  Island  (NA-025)  from  8
         January to 12 February. He will operate SSB and CW on 20 and  maybe
         40  metres.  QSl  via  home  call,  direct    or    bureau.    [TNX
KH9    - The Daily DX  reports that Colin, KH9/WA2YUN now expects to  remain
         on Wake Island (OC-053) for "about another year". He is  active  in
         his limited spare time. QSL via K2PF.
ST     - The Khartoum Sea Scouts Radio  Club  (ST2KSS)  will  be  active  as
         ST26ASC  until  28  January  to  celebrate  the  26th  Arab   Scout
         Conference that will be held next month. QSL via ST2M. [TNX ST2M]
VE     - Steve, N6QEK will be active as  VY1/N6QEK  from  Whitehorse,  Yukon
         from 30 December to 4 January, including the ARRL RTTY Roundup.  He
         plans to operate RTTY, PSK31 and  SSB  on  80-10  metres.  QSL  via
         N6QEK. Further information can  be  found  at  http://www.n6qek.com
         [TNX NG3K]
VP8_fal- Michael, G7VJR and Martin, G3ZAY will be  active  as  VP8DMN  from
         the Falkland Islands (SA-002) on 21-29 January. They  will  operate
         mainly CW, with an emphasis  on  the  low  bands.  QSL  via  G7VJR,
         direct  or  bureau.  All  QSOs  will  be  uploaded  to  LoTW.  [TNX
XE     - The Grupo DXXE (http://www.dxxe.org/) will be active  from  various
         locations  as  4A1DXXE  on 20-31  December to c elebrate  their 5th
         anniversary.  This will be  an  all  band SSB, CW, RTTY  and PSK31
         operation. QSL via N7RO (direct or bureau) and LoTW. [TNX XE1R]
YJ     - Nao, JK1FNL  will be active  as  YJ0NA  from  Port  Vila  (OC-035),
         Vanuatu from 28 December to 4 January.  He  will  operate  on  40-6
         metres with 100 watts and wire antennas. QSL via  home  call.  [TNX
YJ     - Franko (9A3DW), Hrle (9A6XX), Marko (9A8MM) and possibly  a  fourth
         operator will be active as YJ0MM from Efate  (OC-035),  Vanuatu  on
         21-28 January. They plan to have two medium power  stations  active
         on 160-10 metres CW, SSB and RTTY using verticals and  spiderbeams.
         QSL via 9A8MM, direct or  automatically  via  the  bureau.  Further
         information can be found at http://vanuatu.rkp.hr/

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

BLACK SEA CUP ---> The Black Sea Contest Club sponsors  the  Black  Sea  Cup
International Contest, which will be held from 12 UTC on 6 February  through
11.59 UTC on the 7th. For further information please  visit  http://bscc.in/

DXPEDITION OF THE YEAR SURVEY --->  Col,  MM0NDX  is  conducting  an  online
survey to recognize the DX World of Ham Radio DXpedition of the Year 2009  -
please visit http://dx-hamspirit.com/dxpedition-of-the-year-2009/  and  cast
your vote!

QSL P29CS ---> Andy, P29CS (Lihir Island, OC-069) advises  not  to  use  his
qrz.com address for sending cards, as it is his location only and the  cards
will not get to him. Andy is presently looking for a QSL manager,  but  this
might take a while. [TNX VY0PW]

+ SILENT  KEY  +  Recently  reported  Silent  Keys  include  Tadahiko  Honma
(JA1UE), Karel Debrouwere (ON5BV), Arnold J. Polsbroek (PZ1AP),  Nikolaj  S.
Esipenko (RA3XG), Karlis Sleckaitis (YL2MD) and Antonio Scolamiero (YV4DDK).

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3Z84NKP     SP2FAP      CP4BT       EA5KB       R1ANB       RN1ON
4K9W        DL6KVA      CR5CQK      CT1CQK      R1AND       RU1ZC
4S7KKG      DC0KK       CX5DNT      ON5NT       R1ANR       RZ3BJ
5B4AIF      EB7DX       CX7CO       WB3CDX      RA9LI/0     UA9LP
5N3LQK      LZ1CL       D2CQ        CT1IUA      RK2FWA      DK4VW
5N3WQK      LZ1CL       DL0PFB      DL8HCI      S21B        KX7YT
5P15COP     OZ5BAL      DP1POL      DL1ZBO      SB1658OZ    SK7JC
5R8GZ       G3SWH       DQ11APOLLO  DF3JO       SK1658DK    SK7CE
5R8IC       F6ICX       DR09ANT     DL5MHQ      SN10GSW     SP6PZG
5T5BV       JA1PBV      DR775TMG    DJ8QP       SN230KBS    SP9PKS
5T5YL       JQ1LCW      E51BWL      PA3LEO      SP40DUV     SP9GR
6W7RV       F8CMT       E51LEO      PA3LEO      ST2NH       EA7FTR
7Z1HL       DJ9ZB       E51NAA      PA3LEO      SU9HP       SC6A
9A430KA     9A6Z        E51PMR      PA3LEO      T6AF        WA2EWE
9G5SW       OK1DOT      E51SNL      PA3LEO      T6AG        EA3GHZ
9H6A        9H1XT       E51XIW      PA3LEO      T6LC        K4MJN
9J2BO       G3TEV       E74A        K2PF        TA2ZAF      OK1TN
9J2CA       G3SWH       EA8AH       OH1RY       TC2IYK      TA1HZ
9J2FM       JA4ATV      EV1R        EU1PA       TJ3SL       F5PSA
9K2YM       EA5KB       EW6DX       EB7DX       TM55T       F6KUP
9L1BTB      SP7BTB      FK8DD       LZ1JZ       TO1BT       EA1BT
9M2TO       JA0DMV      FK8GX       W3HNK       UE4CSU      RA4CSP
9N7IIU      JH3IIU      FM1FV       W3HNK       UE9DMR      RU9CK
9V1/IK1PMR  PA3LEO      FO8RZ       F8BPN       UE9WA       RW9WA
9V1/PA3LEO  PA3LEO      GB1HF       MI0SAI      UE9WFJ      RX9WN
A41KJ       NI5DX       GM5XW       G5XW        UE9WS       UA9WS
A61AB       IZ8CLM      HF150LZ     SP4YPB      UE9WURC     RV9WB
A61BK       NI5DX       HG0WFF      HA0HW       UK8OK       EA7FTR
A61BN       NI5DX       HI3CCP      ON4IQ       UN7AB       DL8KAC
A65BE       G3XHZ       HI8LAM      EA5NI       UN7TK       EA7FTR
A65BG       PA7FM       HP3DX       W4WX        UN9PQ       IK2QPR
A7/M0FGA    NN1N        HR2/N8OO    N8OO        VP9400HW    VP9HW
A71QND      A71CO       HR2/NP3D    W3HNK       VY1RST      KL7JR
AN5CRM      EA5URL      IQ3GA/3     IW3IE       WH0DX       JM1LJS
AP2NK       W3HNK       IR7DLI      IK7JWX      XV4TUJ      OK1DOT
AY0DX       LU3DR       KC4AAA      K1IED       YI1RZ       IK2DUW
AY8A        LU8ADX      KC4USV      K1IED       Z30MCWG     Z35M
BT3WX       BA1DU       LT1A        LU3CT       ZC4VJ       M0URX
BX2AAL      NI5DX       LZ55OUV     LZ1PM       ZF2AH       W6VNR
C56SMT      SM1TDE      LZ80DO      LZ2VP       ZL/DJ5IW    PA3LEO
C91J        ZS5J        OA4TT       N6XQ        ZL/DJ7JC    PA3LEO
CE0Y/SM6CUK SM6CUK      OR4TN       ON5TN       ZL/IK1PMR   PA3LEO
CE1/K7CA    NW7O        OZ1658ROS   OZ9EDR      ZL/PA0BWL   PA3LEO
CN2JB       F5MMY       P29CW       VK2IR       ZL/PA3LEO   PA3LEO
CN8QN       EA7FTR      PC60TROLLEY PA0FAW      ZM4G        ZL2IFB
CO6WD       8P9NX       PD09XMAS    PD5X        ZS9X        K3IRV
CO7PH/p     W3HNK       PY0FF       W9VA        ZX5J        AI4U

4L1BR    Shalva Beridze, P.O. Box 49, Tbilisi-2 GE-0102, Georgia
AT10BP   Mrs. Shobha Semwal, W/O Bhagwati Prasad Semwal, 131 Karan Pur,
         Dehradun (Uttarakahnd) 248001, India
BA1DU    Alan Kung, P.O.Box 8091, Beijing, China 100088
DC0KK    Peter Vossen, Vossberg 1, 33100 Paderborn-Dahl, Germany
EP4MRG   Mohamad Reza Dandomi, P.O. Box 61335, 4557 Ahwaz, Iran
LZ1CL    Vassil Shatarov, P.O Box 185, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
OK1DOT   Petr Gustab, P.O. Box 52, Cesky Brod 282 01, Czech Republic
OY2J     Johan Isholm, Brattalid 9, FO-100 Torshavn, Faroe Islands
PA3LEO   Claudia Fava, Veerstr. 28-III, 1075 SV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
SM6CUK   Lars-Goran Persson, Svampvagen 5, SE-51634 Dalsjofors, Sweden
UA9LP    Sergej S. Abyshev, P.O. Box 698, Tyumen 625000, Russia
VQ9LA    Larry Arneson, PSC 466 Box 24 (DG-21 Annex 30), FPO AP  96595-0024,
VR2EAG   GPO Box 7191, Hong Kong
ZD7DL    Daniel Leo, P.O. Box 97, Jamestown, St. Helena Island, South
         Atlantic Ocean, STHL 1ZZ


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