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27 February 2010                                          A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 982
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

3B9    - John, G3LZQ will be active as 3B9WR from Rodrigues Island  (AF-017)
         between 3 March and  2  April,  including  an  entry  in  the  RSGB
         Commonwealth Contest (13-14 March).  Activity  will  be  on  160-10
         metres, with a focus on the low bands. John plans to be on the  air
         daily during his sunrise and sunsets (01.45 UTC and 13.45 UTC)  and
         occasionally during his daytime. QSL via home call. [TNX The  Daily
5R     - Michele, IK5ZUI will be active  as  5R8UI  from  Nosy  Be  (AF-057)
         starting in early March possibly for  one  year.  QSL  via  IZ8CCW.
         [TNX www.mdxc.org]
6Y     - Chad, WE9V will be active as 6Y9V from  Jamaica  (NA-097)  on  4-14
         March, including an entry in the  ARRL  DX  SSB  Contest.  Activity
         will be on 160-10 metres CW, SSB and  RTTY,  with  an  emphasis  on
         160, 30, 17 and 12m. QSL via WD9DZV. You can  contact  Chad  during
         his stay by email to 6y9v@we9v.com or see updates  via  Twitter  at
         twitter.com/6y9v [TNX WE9V]
9M2    - Special station 9M4STE will be active on  10,  15,  20,  40  and  6
         metres SSB and CW from  from  Tanjung  Piai  (West  Malaysia),  the
         southernmost point of mainland Asia, from 16 UTC on 26 February  to
         4 UTC on the 28th. [TNX dx-world.net]
CX     - CX3AY, CX5FF and CX9FD will  be  active  as  CX2FAA  from  Farallon
         Island (SA-057) and lighthouse on 26-28  February.  QSL  direct  to
         Grupo de DX Bahia Blanca, P.O.Box 709, 8000  Bahia  Blanca,  Buenos
         Aires, Argentina. [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
FS     - Dennis, KT8X will be active as FS/KT8X from St. Martin (NA-105)  on
         5-12 March. He will operate CW, SSB and  RTTY  holiday  style,  and
         will be QRV for the ARRL DX SSB Contest. QSL via LoTW. [TNX NG3K]
GM     - MM0DGR/p will be operating from the Cragbank Woods National  Nature
         Reserve on 27 February. The main goal of this trip is  to  activate
         a new WFF nature reserve and  to  participate  in  the  EPC  WW  DX
         Contest (www.epcwwdx.srars.org) on BPSK125 mode. There  will  be  a
         possibility to operate SSB and CW on 40, 30, 20 and 15m  for  short
         periods. QSL via MM0DFV, bureau preferred. [TNX MM0DFV]
HA     - Laci/HA0HW, Toni/HA0LG, Tomi/HA4DX and Geza/HA4XG  will  be  active
         as HG0WFF from  Ferto-Hansag  National  Park  on  5-8  March.  They
         expect to operate CW and SSB on 80-10  metres  with  two  stations.
         QSL via HA0HW, bureau preferred. [TNX HA0HW]
I      - Special stations II0IDP (QSL via IS0SDX), II0IDR (QSL via  IZ0FVD),
         II1ICS (QSL via I1SAF), II1IGG (QSL  via  I2AZ),  II3ICZ  (QSL  via
         IW3IE), II7ICT (QSL via IZ7EDQ), II8ICN (QSL  via  IK8JPV),  II9ICF
         (QSL via IT9MRM) and IQ0FM/IGU (QSL via  IW0HP)-  all  representing
         former coast radio stations of the Italian Navy -  will  be  active
         on 6-21 March for the  4th  Italian  Navy  Coastal  Radio  Stations
         Award (www.assoradiomarinai.tk). [TNX IT9MRM]
LU     - The Grupo de DX Bahia Blanca (LU3DXG)is expected to  be  active  as
         LU7DSY/W  from  Rasa  Island  (SA-065)  and  lighthouse  on   26-28
         February. QSL via operator's instructions.
LY    -  Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Act of the Re-Establishment
         of  the  State  of  Lithuania (11 March 1990), eleven LY20 and LY11
         stations will  be  active during March and April. LY11BY and LY20NX
         will  be  QRV  until  31  March,  while  the others (LY11A, LY11GV,
         LY11MM, LY11QT, LY20AM, LY20INDP, LY20J, LY20PSK and LY20W) will be
         QRV until 29 April. QSL via operator's instructions. Please contact
         Rolandas Mikalauskas, LY4Q  (diplomai@lrmd.lt)  for information  on
         the relevant award, issued by the Lithuanian Amateur Radio  Society
         (www.lrmd.lt). [TNX LY4Q]
LZ     - LZ1GC, LZ1ZF and LZ2JR will operate CW and SSB as LZ44WFF from  the
         Chamdja Nature Reserve on  27-28  February.  QSL  via  LZ1ZF.  [TNX
P4     - John, KK9A will be active as  P40A  from  Aruba  (SA-036)  from  28
         February to 14 March. He will operate CW and SSB on 160-10  metres,
         including an entry in the ARRL DX SSB  Contest.  Tim,  WD9DZV  will
         join him on 7-14 March and will operate mostly CW as P40D. QSL  for
         both callsigns via WD9DZV. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
PA     - Tommy, ON3TD will be active as PD/ON3TD/p from  Schouwen  Duiveland
         (EU-146) on 5-8 March. He plans to operate digital modes  on  40-20
         metres during his evening hours,  "when  the  rest  of  the  family
         sleeps". QSL via home call, direc or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
PY     - Look for PT7BI/p and PT7ZT/p to be active  from  Mundau  Lighthouse
         on 26-28 February. QSL via home calls. [TNX PT7ZT]
T32    - Steve, 9M6DXX has joined the team of operators who will  be  active
         from four T32 IOTA new ones in March-April [425DXN 980]. They  plan
         to have four stations from two  operating  sites  on  each  island.
         Four different callsigns will be  in  use:  T32MI  (Malden  Island,
         OC-279), T32SI (Starbuck Island, OC-280), T32CI  (Caroline  Island,
         OC-281) and T32VI (Vostok Island, OC-282). QSL via SM6CAS. The  web
         site for the expedition is at t32line.webnode.com
V6     - According to www.winlink.org/userPositions, Mike, KM9D (V63MY)  and
         Jan KF4TUG (V63TO) aboard  the  "Don  Henry"  have  been  lying  to
         anchor in the lagoon of Oroluk Atoll (OC-260), Micronesia since  25
         February. This IOTA group was activated only once, and just  for  a
         few hours, back in 2003 (V60A/p and V60Z/p).
W      - Peter, VE3IKV will be active as W4/VG3RA  from  St.  Simons  Island
         (NA-058) on 6-7 March and from Key West  (NA-062)  on  8-13  March,
         with a side trip to the Dry Tortugas (NA-079) on 11-12  March.  QSL
         via VE3IKV. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
YI     - W4VDW and KI4VEU will be active as YI9VDW and YI9VEU from  Baghdad,
         Iraq starting around late February or early  March.  They  plan  to
         operate on 160-10 metres and to  activate  an  EchoLink  node.  QSL
         YI9VDW via home call, QSL YI9VEU via LOTW. [TNX W1AW]
YV     - Homero (YV4DHS), Roberto (YV4AR), Eduardo (YY6CHE),  Dina  (YY4DEA)
         will be active as YW6IP  from  Piritu  Afuera  Island  (SA-090)  on
         26-28  February,  for  the  South  American  Lighthouses    Weekend
         (www.grupodxbb.com.ar/faros2010.htm). They  plan  to  operate  SSB,
         BPSK 31 and CW on 80-10 metres. QSL via operator's instructions.

PACIFIC TRIP ---> Tim, NL8F will be active (requested call VK9COF) from  the
Cocos  (Keeling) Islands (OC-003) on 3-10 March and as E51COF from Rarotonga
(OC-013),  South Cook Islands on 20-30 March. He will be QRV on 80-10 metres
with a vertical antenna. QSLs via K8NA. [TNX NG3K]

CQ WW 160-METER DX CONTEST (SSB) ---> Object of the contest is for  amateurs
around the world to work as many US States, Canadian provinces and countries
as  possible  on  160 metres SSB (http://cq160.com/rules.htm). The following
stations have announced their partecipation in this year's event (from 22.00
UTC on 26 February through 22.00 UTC on the 28th):
Call         DXCC                QSL via
C37NL        Andorra             C37URA
C6ANM        Bahamas             WA2IYO
CN3A         Morocco             I2WIJ
D4C          Cape Verde          IZ4DPV
ED5M         Spain               EA5FL
EM0X         Ukraine             UT2XQ
EY8ZF        Tajikistan          EY8ZF
J7N          Dominica            K3TEJ
LX7I         Luxembourg          LX2A
PJ2T         Curacao             N9AG
RW2F         Kaliningrad         DK4VW
UT5A         Ukraine             UR5AS
UU7J         Ukraine             UU0JM
ZF2AM        Cayman Islands      K6AM
Do not forget to give a look at the Announced Operations listing  maintained
by Bill, NG3K at www.ng3k.com/Misc/cq160s2010.html

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

DARC & eQSL ---> The DX and HF Contesting Committee  of  the  DARC  and  the
operators of the  Electronic  QSL  Card  Centre  (www.eQSL.cc)  agreed  upon
setting up a development partnership. The goal is to  create  an  electronic
server-to-server transmission  system  for  submission  of  electronic  QSLs
(eQSLs) to the online DARC Contest Logbook (DCL). Soon eQSL  users  will  be
able to transmit their eQSLs electronically into the DCL for application  of
various DARC awards. [TNX DX Newsletter]

ICELAND ON 4 AND 600 METRES ---> The  Post  and  Telecom  Administration  in
Iceland has granted a temporary experimental access on a secondary basis  to
the 4m band (70.000-70.200 MHz, maximum bandwidth 16  kHz  and  power  limit
100 watts) and to the 600m band (493-510  kHz,  CW  only,  power  limit  100
watts). The permits are valid until 31 December 2010, and in both  cases  is
necessary to apply for  a  special  licence.  [TNX  TF2JB,  Icelandic  Radio
Amateurs, President]

JAN MAYEN 2011 ---> Stan, SQ8X is organizing an expedition to Jan Mayen  for
July 2011. The trip will be "a real fusion of a  big  adventure,  ham  radio
and advanced tourism". There still a place for 3-4 additional team  members.
If interested in joining the team, please contact Stan  (stan.sq8x[at]gmail)
by 5 March. [TNX dx-world.net]

QSL 9V1UV ---> Effective immediately Jerry, N5UCF will  be  serving  as  QSL
manager for Selva, 9V1UV. He will have logs for  all  of  Selva's  past  and
future QSOs, and will be answering direct and  bureau  requests.  New  cards
are having to be ordered and printed so please be patient for a  return  QSL
over the next month or so. [TNX N5UCF]

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3Z80PZK     SP4Z        EF8N        EA8NC       PA10CC      PA7HPH
4J3DF       RW6HS       EG2ANT      EA2URV      PD6W        PD0EMR
4K9W        DL6KVA      EH5I        EA5KB       PI4COM      PA3CAL
4L1AN       EA7FTR      EK6LP       DL8KAC      PI4DX       PD1DX
4M5IR       YV5KG       EM7L        UR4LRQ      PI4F        PD1WAT
4Z8AY       F5LGE       EO2FFF      UT2FA       PI4H        PA4PS
5H3ACR      RK3AOL      EW6WA       DL8KAC      PI9TP       PE5ENJ
5P9X        OZ9GA       EX2F        RW6HS       PJ2/N0YY    K9JS
5R8FL       G3SWH       EY8MM       K1BV        PJ4R        N4RR
5R8FU       SM5DJZ      FR5DZ       F6CXV       PJ5NA       K1NA
5X1NH       G3RWF       GB0ANT      M3ZYZ       PV1S        PT2OP
6V7T        F5RAV       GB50ATG     M5AEX       R1ANB       RN1ON
6W2SC       HA3AUI      GB50RNARS   GB2RN       R1ANP       RW1AI
6Y1LZ       K1LZ        GB75BRS     G8BHC       RA9LI/0     UA9LP
7Q7BP       G3MRC       GB75RDF     G1BHR       RG3K        UA3QDX
7Q7HB       G0IAS       GG100FOX    M0ACL       RL4R        RW4PL
8P3A        VE3DZ       GG100MHG    G4XEX       RT0C        RW0CF
8P9AA       VE3DZ       GG100RE     G4DFI       RV3FF       RN3DK
8Q7IA       UY5ZZ       GM7R        N3SL        S21B        KX7YT
8Q7JK       OE6VHF      GM7V        M0CMK       S50ANT      S51RU
8S0PSK      SM0KCR      H44MS       DL2GAC      SM6U        SM6YOU
9A1EPC/P    9A5ABH      H7A         TI4SU       SN0JH       SP2KDS
9H3OG       DL4HG       HA15COOP    HA1XY       SP65DZC     SP5DZC
9H3TX       DL5XAT      HA2010S     HA1CW       ST2AR       S53R
9J2AH       EA7FTR      HB9ICE      HB9BHY      SV3/DJ7BU   DJ3NY
9J2FM       JA4ATV      HC2SL       EA5KB       T48K        DK1WI
9K2YM       EA5KB       HF200FC     SP9HTY      T6AF        WA2EWE
9M2CNC      G4ZFE       HF30PGZ     SP3PGZ      T6AG        EA3GHZ
9M2TO       JA0DMV      HF4K        SP4KM       T6LC        K4MJN
9M6DXX      M0URX       HI8LAM      EA5NI       TI2/NA7U    W6WU
9M6JC       NI5DX       HK1KYR      EA5KB       TK5XN       F2YT
9M6RHM      NI5DX       HK1X        EA7FTR      TM6X        F5VHY
9M6TMT      NI5DX       HP1DCP/9    EA5KB       TM7AAW      F8DVD
9M6XRO      M0URX       HP3DX       W4WX        TM7WAP      F8DHE
9N7TXR      JA2TXR      HQ2W        HR2DMR      TO2T        F6HMQ
9U1KI       DH2KI       HQ9R        K5WW        TO4D        F6AUS
9U1RSI      DL2RSI      HS0ZDJ      W2YR        TR8CA       F6CBC
9U1VO       DJ2VO       HS0ZJF      ON4AFU      TT8FC       EA4AHK
9UXEV       DL3KBQ      HZ1PS       IZ8CLM      TU5JD       IK2IQD
A41KJ       NI5DX       HZ1SK       IZ8CLM      UA0YAY      IK2QPR
A41MO       EA5KB       IA0ANT      I0YKNs      UA4M        RN4LP
A45WG       NI5DX       II0AAW      IK0TRV      UE0SYY      RZ0SB
A61AB       IZ8CLM      II0METEO    IK2IWU      UE4FZO      RK4FAD
A61KM       NI5DX       II0WAP      IZ0PSA      UE4WFF      UA4WAW
A65BM       W4JS        II2ANT      I2JJR       UE4YWI/m    RK4YYY
A71BU       NI5DX       II2V        IK2AQZ      UK7F        W3HNK
A71CT       EA7FTR      II3ANT      IZ3DBA      UN1F        DF6PB
A71EL       A71AN       II5ANT      IZ5BTC      UW3E        UR3EZ
AB2ST/KH2   JF1TEU      IP3ANT      IN3UFW      UW8I        UT2IZ
AD7UV/KH0   JA8DKJ      IR1ANT      I1HYW       UZ0U        UY5ZZ
AL1G        AC7DX       IR1SMG      IZ1GJK      V31AT       K5PI
AM1W        EA1OS       IR2WAP      IK2FIQ      V31GA       K5NZ
AN1A        EA1AST      IR8ANT      I8ACB       V31GT       OE3GEA
AN2A        EA2AYD      IU2ANT      IK2QPR      V31GW       DK9GG
AN5E        EA5HAB      IU8ANT      I8QJU       V31JZ/p     NN7A
AN5N        EA5FX       J28KO       F6DKI       V31MU       DL2MLU
AO1ANT      EA1GHT      J38A        K4LTA       V31RR       AI4U
AO6ANT      EA6AEZ      J38JO       NK4N        V31TP       WC0W
AT3ANT      VU2UR       J38RF       KE4TG       V47KP       K2SB
B4TB        BA4TB       J7N         K3TEJ       V48M        K2SB
C6AKQ       N4BP        J88DR       G3TBK       VB3ANT      VA3ITA
C6ALC       K2KJI       JT70AS      JT1AS       VG3AAO      VE3XN
C6ANM       WA2IYO      K0EN/KH2    JF1TEU      VG3WAP      VA3NQ
C6APG       K4PG        K4A         K6EID       VG7AAW      VE7IG
C6ARU       N4UM        K4K         K4MZU       VK2IA       DL8YR
C6AUM       K4RUM       KG6WTW/KH2  JF1TEU      VK3MO       WA9BXB
C6AWL       RX3RC       KP2M        AI4U        VK6ANC      VK6NE
CN2DJ       F8AEJ       KP4ED       EB7DX       VK8MM       VK4FW
CN2MR       MJ0ASP      KP4MS       W4DN        VK9X/G6AY   G3SWH
CO3JN       EB7DX       KP4SQ       W3HNK       VP8CMH/mm   GM0HCQ
CO8LY       EA7ADH      L25X        WD9EWK      VP8DMH      G0VGS
CO8TW       HB9SVT      L73D        EA5KB       VU2TS       I1YRL
CO8ZZ       DK1WI       LO2F        AC7DX       W0W         AB5TT
CP4BT       EA5KB       LP2F        LU1FDU      W6IB/KH0    JA8EFI
CR3L        DJ6QT       LT0H        EA7FTR      WP4WW       EA7FTR
CR5100AM    CS5NRA      LU5FF       EA5KB       XE3N        EA5FL
CR5100VZ    CS5NRA      LV6D        EA5KB       XR9JA       CE5JA
CR6K        CT1ILT      LW6DG       EA5KB       XU7ACY      W2EN
CS5DFG      CS5NRA      LY10ANT     LY3BY       XU7ADV      ON6NP
CT1JLZ      OK1RF       LZ07ANT     LZ3SM       XU7AFU      ON4AFU
CT7/LZ3ND   LZ1NK       LZ8E        LZ2BE       XV1X        OK1DOT
CU2KG       OH2BH       M9W         M0URX       XX9LT       XX9AH
CW5W        CX6VM       MI0M        MI0SAI      YB5OUB      RX3RC
CW7T        K5WW        MM0DGR/p    MM0DFV      YI9ATX      KC7Z
CX2AQ       EA5KB       N0Y         K1NIU       YN2DD       K8DD
CX7CO       WB3CDX      N5T/ANT     W5BOS       YN2LJ       K8ESQ
D2CQ        CT1IUA      N8A         K8PG        YN2TX       KB8TXZ
D2EB        IZ3ETU      NP3CW       EB7DX       YN2WW       K8DD
D2QMN       RZ3EC       NP4DX       W3HNK       YN4SU       TI4SU
DA0ANT      DC2SF       OD5/DL6SN   DO8LA       YQ2ANT      YO2BP
DQ750UEM    DL2VC       OF50RR      OH8DR       YV7MAE      EB7DX
DR10TCC     DL8OBQ      OH3I        OH3BHL      YW5RY       EA5KB
DT8A        HL2FDW      OH8X        OH2UA       Z21BB       W3HNK
DU3NXE      W3HNK       OK3R        OK1DVM      Z21BC       NI5DX
DX1J        JA1HGY      OK7RY       OK1DF       Z22JE       K3IRV
E76C        E77E        OX3XR       OZ3PZ       Z23MS       UA3DX
E77XZ       DK6XZ       OY3AA       OZ1ACB      ZC4TS       NI5DX
E79D        E77E        OZ2SPACE    OZ7AKT      ZF2AM       K6AM
ED6URB      EA6ZX       P29CS       M0URX       ZF2MN/ZF8   K0UU
ED8BGO      EA8BGO      P29VIM      YO5BIM      ZL4IR       W8WC
EE3R        EA3OR       P40L        W6LD        ZM1A        ZL1AMO
EE5E        EA5RS       P41YL       AI6YL       ZM2B        ZL2BR
EF1A        EA1XT       P49V        AI6V        ZM4G        ZL2IFB
EF3A        EA3KU       P49X        W0YK        ZM4M        ZL4PW
EF5K        EA5KB       PA100BEVER  PC2S        ZX2B        PY2MNL
EF7R        EA7AJR      PA100BP     PA3EFR      ZZ6Z        PY6HD

A92IO    Dave Court, P.O. Box 31183, Budaiya, Bahrain
CE5JA    Radio Club de Concepcion, P.O. Box 2545, Concepcion, Chile
CW3R     Radio Club Uruguayo, P.O. Box 37, 11000 Montevideo, Uruguay
DH2KI    Peter Voigt, Kiefernstr. 13, 14822 Borkwalde, Germany
DJ2VO    Juergen Borsdorf, Bornheimerstr. 102, 53119 Bonn, Germany
DL2RSI   Henry Bergmann, Dorfaue 11, 14959 Trebbin, Germany
DL3KBQ   Helmut van Edig, Hartsteinstr. 3, 53115 Bonn, Germany
F6CXV    Michel Paul, 3494 Route de Tarare, 69400 Liergues, France
G3SWH    Phil Whitchurch, 21 Dickensons Grove, Congresbury, Bristol, BS49
         5HQ, United Kingdom
M0URX    Tim Beaumont, P.O. Box 17, Kenilworth, CV8 1SF, United Kingdom
NN7A     Art Phillips, P.O. Box 73, Eckert, CO 81418, USA
PT2OP    Orlando Perez Filho, SHIGS  706, Bloco L Casa 22, Brasilia-DF,
         70350-762, Brazil
PY6HD    Jose Hamilton Limeira, Rua C N 64 - Conjunto ACM - Mangabeira,
         Feira de Santana-BA, 44056-008, Brazil
V51GB    Gerd Bruns, P.O. Box 1165, Tsumeb, Namibia
VK4FW    Bill Horner, P.O. Box 612, Childers QLD 4660, Australia
VK4SWE   Lyn Battle, PMB 1 Karumba QLD 4891, Australia


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