425 DX News issue #988

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10 April 2010                                             A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 988
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                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

DL     - Thomas, HB9SVT  will  be  active  as  DL/HB9SVT  from  Sylt  Island
         (EU-042) and various lighthouses from 28 April to 11 May.  He  will
         operate CW, SSB, RTTY and BPSK31 on the  HF  bands.  QSL  via  home
         call, direct or  bureau.  Detailed  information  can  be  found  at
         hb9svt.ch/dl-hb9svt [TNX HB9SVT]
F      - ON3CO, ON5ANN, ON5OO, ON5RA, ON7BT, ON7EQ,  ON7LX  and  ON7TK  will
         operate CW and SSB from  the  Chausey  Islands  (EU-039)  on  23-26
         July. They will concentrate on taking part in the IOTA  Contest  as
         TM7T, but they will be active also before and after the IOTA  event
         as  F/homecall.  QSL  TM7T  via  ON7EQ,  direct  or  bureau.   [TNX
HA     - Pisti/HA0ANA, Laci/HA0HW,  Toni/HA0LG  and  Viktor/HG0NAZ  will  be
         active as HG0WFF from the Bihari-Sik Nature  Conservation  Area  on
         16-18 April. They will operate CW and SSB on the HF bands. QSL  via
         HA0HW, bureau preferred. [TNX HA0HW]
HK     - Pedro, HK3JJH will  be  active  as  5K4T  from  Isla  Playa  Blanca
         (SA-084) on 16-19 April. Look for him on 7150 and 14260  kHz.  [TNX
         The Daily DX]
HS     - A group of operators from the Radio  Amateur  Society  of  Thailand
         (RAST) will be active as E20AS from Chang Island  (AS-125)  between
         10 and 16 April. They plan to operate CW and SSB. QSL  via  HS1CKC.
         [TNX The Daily DX]
JT     - Alex, UA9YAB (JT9YAB) and Vasilij, RW9YW  (JT9YW)  will  be  active
         from Mongolia between 25 May and 2 June.  They  will  be  operating
         from a car using a "minimum complete set  of  equipment",  with  am
         emphasis on 6 metres. The main reason for this trip is  to  find  a
         suitable location for a second operation that  will  focus  on  160
         and 80 metres in October-November. QSl via home calls. [TNX UA9YAB]
SV     - The J42ARET team will be active as SX2WFF from the Prespa  Park  on
         17-18 April. They plan to operate SSB and CW on 80-10  metres.  QSL
         via  SV2GWY,  direct  or    bureau.    Further    information    at
         www.j42aret.gr [TNX SV2GWY]
SV9    - A large group of operators from the Radio Amateur Society of  Crete
         will be active as J49A from Gavdos Island (EU-187) on  24-26  July,
         IOTA Contest included. QSL via SV9GPV. [TNX NG3K]
T32    - The Line Islands DXpedition team  was  unable  to  land  on  Vostok
         Island and headed to Flint Island, which belongs to the  same  IOTA
         group (OC-282). T32VI started operations  around  06.30  UTC  on  6
         April, and logged 5,500 QSOs ("virtually no EU QSOs) in  two  days.
         The team expects to reach Starbuck Island  (T32SI,  OC-280)  on  11
         April, and "if  we can land before dark we could be QRV that  day".
         QSL via SM6CAS. QSLling instructions  and  further  information  at
W      - Commemorating the 98th anniversary of  the  Titanic  disaster,  and
         the heroic efforts of  radiomen  Harold  McBride  and  John  "Jack"
         Phillips, special callsign W0S will  be  active  from  the  Titanic
         Museum in Branson, Missouri on 10-11 April.  QSL  via  K0ADI.  [TNX
YV     - The Grupo DX Caracas and the Amateur Radio Association of Venezuela
         organize an operation from Mount Roraima to  take  place  on  16-18
         April. Mount Roraima (2810 metres a.s.l.) marks the border  between
         Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana. Special station YW6R will  be  active
         on 40, 20, 17 and 15 metres SSB and CW.  QSL  via  W4SO.  [TNX  The
         Daily DX]
ZA     - Franck, F4DTO and Patrick, F4GFE have changed their minds and  will
         be going to Albania after all [425DXN 984]. They will  operate  SSB
         on 40-10 metres as ZA/homecall on 15-24 April. QSL via home  calls,
         bureau preferred. [TNX F5NQL]

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

425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The latest issue (March 2010) is now available  at
www.425dxn.org/monthly/index.html. Articles and pictures should be  sent  to
Nicola Baldresca, IZ3EBA (iz3eba @ iz3eba.it)

QSL 5R8AL ---> Phil Whitchurch, G3SWH reports he has been appointed  as  the
QSL manager for Alain, 5R8AL. "The  logs  for  5R8AL's  historic  operations
from 1975 to early 2010 are on paper and  have  not  been  uploaded  to  the
ARRL's Log Book of the World", Phil says. "On-going logs will  be  available
to me  in  an  electronic  format  and  will  be  uploaded  as  they  become
available". Details on G3SWH's QSLling policy, as well as an on-line  bureau
card request form, can be found at g3swh.org.uk

SABLE ISLAND 2010 ---> "As we work toward a  mid-October  operation",  Randy
(N0TG) says, "details with regard to personnel  transportation  as  well  as
partial equipment shipment a few weeks in advance is being  planned.  As  is
the case for many  DXpeditions,  finances  become  a  challenge.  Individual
donations to assist the DXpedition will be appreciated.  The  Home  Page  of
the website (www.cy0dxpedition.com) includes a  PayPal  Donate  button  with
several country currency choices. All individual donors  callsigns  will  be
listed in order received on the website".

UK POSTAL RATES ---> Postal rates  in  the  United  Kingdom  have  increased
since 1 April. The new airmail rates are as follows:
Europe                             Rest of the world 
up to 10 grams    GBP 0.60         GBP 0.67
up to 20 grams    GBP 0.60         GBP 0.97
A Price Finder on-line service is provided by Royal Mail (www.royalmail.com)

+ SILENT KEY + Geo Primavera (I1PME) passed away on 7 April at 77  years  of
age. An old-time DXer, in the mid-Eighties he was a founding member  of  the
425 Gang that later developed into the 425 DX News group.

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3B8MM       DL6UAA      EV65G       EW8OG       P40V        AI6V
3W1M        OM3JW       EW5A        EW2AA       P41CW       OH1VR
3W6C        HB9DWL      EX8QB       IK2QPR      P49Y        AE6Y
3Z0LIS      SP2KMH      F8UFT       F5UBH       PA6Z        PA9M
4B1AY       XE1AY       FK8GX       W3HNK       PB88XYL     PB7XYL
4B1FZE      XE1FZE      FO8RZ       F8BPN       PD6W        PD0EMR
4B1GRR      XE1GRR      FP5BZ       F5TJP       PI4AMF      PA0RSM
4B1KK       XE1KK       FW5X        K6HFA       PI4DX       PD1DX
4B1MW       XE1MW       FY8DK       F5TJP       PI4N        PD1KSA
4B2EX       XE2EX       G5O         G3VOU       PJ2T        N9AG
4B2HQI      XE2HQI      GI5K        G3SWH       PR2B        PY2BW
4B2MX       K6VNX       GW7X        GW3SQX      PR5D        PY5DC
4B2WK       XE2WK       GW9T        GW6NLP      PR5Z        PY5ZHP
4B3DX       XE3DX       H22H        5B4MF       PS2T        K3IRV
4B3RR       EB7DX       H2T         5B4XF       PS2Y        PY2ZY
4B3RT       XE3RT       H44MS       DL2GAC      PT1A        PY1ZV
4B3TT       XE3TT       HC2AQ       EA5KB       PW2B        PY2HL
4H1T        DU1IVT      HC2GF       EA7FTR      PW2P        PY2XAT
4J7WMF      RX3RC       HC8GR       W5UE        R3ARC       RA3AKF
4K6OF       UA3FDX      HF4K        SP4KM       RC3W        RW3WWW
4M5IR       YV5KG       HG8WFF      HA8MT       RG3K        UA3QDX
4S7ULG      UY5ZZ       HI3CC       ON4IQ       RK3K        RX3OM
4U1UN       HB9BOU      HI3K        KB2MS       RL3A        W3HNK
5B/OM2AQ    OM3XX       HI3TEJ      ON4IQ       RL4R        RW4PL
5B/US8ITL   RX9TL       HK1NK       EA5KB       RM3F        UA3DPX
5C2P        IK2PZC      HK1X        EA7FTR      RT3F        RK3DZB
5C5W        EA5XX       HP1RIS      EA5KB       RX0QA       RW6HS
5D5A        I2WIJ       HP3DX       W4WX        S21B        KX7YT
5H1S        S53A        HQ2T        W3HNK       S21RC       EB7DX
5K7SNC      HK3OCH      HS0ZID      WX8C        SM6U        SM6YOU
5N50K       LZ1CL       IF9A        IT9ATF      SN3R        SP6HEQ
5N7M        OM3CGN      II0SPQR     IK0QNZ      SO1EKO/M    DL1EKO
5Q1A        OZ5ESB      II5P        IZ5ICH      SO6V        SP6DVP
5R8GZ       G3SWH       IO3J        IV3ZXQ      SO6X        SP6IXF
6V7M        DH7WW       IO4T        IZ4JMA      SO9Q        SP9QMP
6W1SJ       E73Y        IO5O        IK5RLP      SP9YFF      SQ9IDG
6W7FZ       DK6ZZ       IQ1RY       IK1HXN      SX1L        DL1JCZ
7S0X        SM0MDG      IR1K        IZ1DNJ      SY9A        SV9COL
7X0GT       BD1GT       IR2M        IZ2FDU      SZ1TEIA     SV5FRI
8P5A        NN1N        IR4X        I4EAT       SZ3P        SV3DCX
8P9KW       LY2KW       IR5X        IZ5MMB      T32CI       SM6CAS
8S0C        SM0MPV      IR9W        IW0HBY      T32VI       SM6CAS
8S0PSK      SM0KCR      IR9Y        IT9ABY      T88AT       KQ2I
9A1P        9A2RD       IR9Z        IT9VCE      T88EJ       JA2CEJ
9A3B        9A1AA       IU9T        IT9GSF      TF1CW       LX1NO
9A5D        9A1BHI      J37LR       VE3EBN      TI5N        W3HNK
9J2BO       G3TEV       J42T        SV7LOS      TM3R        F5UTN
9J2FM       JA4ATV      J5UAP       HA3AUI      TM57M       F-11734
9K2F        9K2HN       JD1BNJ      K8AQM       TM5EL       F6KHI
9K2K        EA5KB       JD1BNK      K8AQM       TM5W        F5KIN
9M2IDJ      JA6IDJ      JD1BNM      K8AQM       TM68X       F8BUO
9M2NNM      9M2MT       JD1BNN      JF3MYU      TM77M       F5MUX
9V1YC       W5UE        JD1BNQ      K8AQM       TM7F        F6KRC
A61BK       NI5DX       KH0UA       JF1UCV      TO7A        UT5UGR
AM1A        EA1URG      KL7OU       NI5DX       UA9CDC      G3SWH
AM2T        EA2ASY      KP2TM       AI4U        UE0ASK      RZ0AM
AM5A        EA5RKB      KP3Z        N4AO        UE60QA      RW6HS
AN1A        EA1AST      KP4SQ       W3HNK       UK7F        W3HNK
AN5E        EA5HAB      L21D        LU7DSY      UK8FF       W3HNK
AN5P        EB5WC       L33M        LU3MAM      UK8GKW      RW6HS
AO7K        EC7AMT      L60DK       LW4EF       UN5J        W3HNK
AP2DKH      W2FB        L73D        EA5KB       UN7MMM      EA7FTR
AY5F        LU5FC       LO7D        LW1DRH      UN8GV       RD3AY
AY8A        LU8ADX      LO7H        LU7HW       UN9L        LZ1YE
B1Z         EA7FTR      LP1H        EA5KB       UP0L        DL8KAC
B4TB        BA4TB       LP2F        LU1FDU      UP2L        UA9AB
BX0WPX      BM2JCC      LQ5H        EA5KB       US5D        UT7DX
BX6AP       BV6HJ       LR4E        LW4EU       UT7U        UT7UV
C36CT       EA3QS       LS1D        LW9EOC      UU7J        UU0JM
C4I         LZ2HM       LT0D        LU6DU       UV8M        UX3MR
C4M         W3HNK       LT1F        AC7DX       UW3E        UR3EZ
C4W         5B4WN       LT4S        LU8SAN      UW8I        UT2IZ
CE2WZ       W3HNK       LT5D        LU2DT       UY4F        UR5FEL
CE4CT       EA5KB       LU3DX       EA5FL       V25Y        RV1CC
CN2BC       DL7BC       LU3HIP      EA7FTR      V26DZ       RA1AGL
CN3A        I2WIJ       LU5FF       EA5KB       V31QS       N4QS
CN8IG       EA7FTR      LU6FOV      EA5KB       V51KC       IZ8EDJ
CN8NK       EA5XX       LU7YZ       EA7FTR      V55X        V51YJ
CN8QN       I0YKN       LV6D        EA5KB       V85TX       W3HNK
CN8QY       I8LWL       LW6DG       EA5KB       VC6R        VE6SV
CN8WL       I0YKN       LW7H        EA5KB       VC7C        VE7NA
CO7PH       W3HNK       LX7I        LX2A        VG3CCO      VE3CX
CQ3L        DJ6QT       LX9FC       ON4CJK      VK4KW       N3SL
CQ8X        OH2BH       LY6A        LY2BM       VK6AU       N1DT
CR2T        CU2AF       LZ100SB     LZ2VP       VK6HZ       VK6NE
CR3A        CT3EE       LZ132GO     LZ1ZF       VP2E        N5AU
CR6K        CT1ILT      LZ44WFF     LZ1ZF       VP50V       W5CW
CT1JLZ      OK1RF       LZ5K        LZ1RAY      VP50V       W5CW
CT3AS       DJ8FW       LZ5R        LZ1YQ       VQ9LA       N0QM
CT7/LZ3ND   LZ1NK       LZ65P       LZ1ZF       VU3DJQ      EA7FTR
CW7T        K5WW        LZ9W        LZ1PM       VY0V        VE3LYC
D73D        DS5TOS      M6T         G4PIQ       WH0/WH7ZJ   JF1VGZ
DA0CA       DC2YY       MI0M        MI0SAI      WH0/WN1Y    JF1VGZ
DL4JS/6W    DH7WW       MJ/OP9X/P   ON4PQ       WH7V        WA6WPG
DN1CS       DK4LI       MW9W        M0URX       WP2Z        KU9C
DP3D        DK3KD       NH6P        KH7Y        XR1A        XQ1IDM
DQ4W        DK9TN       NH7A        F5VHJ       XR3P        CE3PG
DQ8N        DL3ANK      NQ4I        K4PK        XR6T        CE3FED
DR1A        DL6FBL      OD5/DL6SN   DO8LA       XU7FMZ      JA1FMZ
E20AS       HS1CKC      OE2S        OE2GEN      XV4TUJ      OK1DOT
E51USA      E51CG       OE3K        OE1DIA      XX9LT       XX9AH
E7DX        E77E        OF50RR      OH8DR       YE0X        YB0ZZ
EA8OM       DJ1OJ       OG0Z        W0MM        YI9GYS      KG4GYS
EA9EU       EA5KB       OG7X        OH4XX       YI9PSE      N6NKT
EB8AH       EA8ZS       OH0Z        W0MM        YL0Y        YL2GQT
ED1R        EA4RCH      OH8X        OH2UA       YN4SU       TI4SU
ED1T        EA1HLH      OL0W        OK1DSZ      YU140Z      YU1AVQ
ED5CJX      EA5URL      OL1X        OK4PA       YU40CW      YT1E
ED5SSC      EA5DDK      OL35OLP     OK1DRQ      YV1DIG      EA7JX
EE2W        EB2BXL      OL4A        OK1DSX      YV5KAJ      EA5KB
EF1W        EA1WS       OM0A        OM0AAO      YW2LV       YV5YMA
EG7SCM      EA7URM      OM7M        OM3PA       Z21LS       DE1ZHB
EG7SSM      EA7DK       OP4K        ON4JZ       ZF2AF       W6VNR
EH5I        EA5KB       OQ7T        ON7TQ       ZL30MDG     ZL3RG
EI0W        EI2JD       OR0A        ON6ZK       ZP5CGL      IK2DUW
EI7M        EI6HB       OS8A        ON8VK       ZS2DL       NI5DX
EJ6DX       RX3RC       OT2A        ON4HIL      ZV2K        PY2SHF
EK3SA       DJ1CW       OX2A        OZ1ACB      ZW4O        PY4OG
EM0VFF      US0VA       OY6A        OY2J        ZX5J        AI4U
EM7L        UR4LRQ      OZ2SPACE    OZ7AKT      ZX5ZZ       PY5PDC
EO2FFF      UT2FA       P33W        RA3AUU      ZX7A        PS7TKS
ER44WFF     ER1RR       P3N         RW3RN       ZX7U        PT7ZT

9K2HN    Hamad J. Al-Nusif, P.O. Box 38305, Dahiat Abdullah Al-Salem, 72254
         Kuwait City, Kuwait
EA3RKR   ARMIC, Edificio ONCE Catalunya, C/ Sepulveda 1, 08015 Barcelona
         (Barcelona), Spain
EF9K     Melilla DX Group, P.O. Box 677, 52080 Melilla (Melilla), Spain
HB9DWL   Leo Marbach, HB9DWL, Kornfeld 6, 6212 St. Erhard, Switzerland
JF1UCV   Yoshiki Nakadda, PMR9292, 3-23-3, Minami-Oi, Shinagawa-Ku, Tokyo,
         140-0013, Japan
JU1DX    JTDXA Contest Team, C.P.O Box 2373, Ulaanbaatar-13 15160, Mongolia
K6HFA    Hubert R Clark, 545 W Vassar Ave, Fresno CA 93705, USA
KL2AX    John G Larsen, PO BOX 724, Craig AK 99921, USA
N0QM     Larry Arneson, 705 Rhodes Ave, Grandview MO 64030, USA
N6NKT    George Williams, 3600 Springbrook Dr, San Jose CA 95148, USA
ON4PQ    Lieven Wybo, Populierenlaan 239A, B-8800 Roeselare, Belgium
PZ5RA    Ramon A. Kaersenhout, P.O. Box 745, Paramaribo, Suriname
S53A     Niko Safaric, Celestinova 24, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
SM6CAS   Nils Persson, P.O Box 66, SE-296 21 Ahus, Sweden
V51AS    Frank Steinhauser, Am Rosenkothen 17, 40880 Ratingen, Germany
V85ZX    Nasran Haji Bachee, 706A Simpang 706 Jalan Kota Batu, Kampong
         Sungai Matan, Muara BD1917, Brunei Darussalam
VE3LYC   Cezar Trifu, 410 College St., Kingston ON K7L 4M7, Canada
ZC4T     ESBA Radio Club, c/o Andy Chadwick, P.O. Box 36575, 5526 Dasaki
         Achnas, Cyprus


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