7 July 2007 A.R.I. DX
Bulletin
No 844
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**** DX INFORMATION ****
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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

1A0 - The 12-22 July 1A0KM activity [425DXN 840] from the
Sovereign
Military Order of Malta will be conducted by a team of
operators led
by IK0FVC and including DL5MAE, DL6RAI, G3SXW, G3TXF, I0JBL,
I2UIY,
I8NHJ, IK0DWN, IK0FTA, IK0PRG, IW0GIV, IW0GPN, K5AB, KO4RR,
N4WV and
OH2BH. Plans are to operate from 160 metres to 23cm on all
modes,
including EME activity during the first weekend. QSL via
IK0FTA.
Logs will be uploaded to LoTW. Online blog
at
http://1a0km.splinder.com/ [TNX I0JBL]
8Q - 8Q7KN is the callsign Al, JA9APS will be using on 6-9 July
from the
Maldives [425DXN 843]. This will be a family vacation, and his
wife
(JR9GTD) will also operate as 8Q7KN, while his two sons
(JE9AMG and
JE9AMH) will be active as 8Q7KF. [TNX JA1ELY]
9M4 - The MARTS (Malaysian Amateur Radio Transmitter's
Society) Penang
Contest Team will participate in the IARU HF World
Championship as
9M4DXX from Penang Island (AS-015). QSL via bureau, or
direct to
9M2TO.
ES - Frank, DL1FT will be active as ES0FTZ from Saaremaa Island
(EU-034)
on 11-21 July. He plans to operate on 15, 17, 20, 30, 40
and 80
metres. His web site (in German language) is
at
http://www.funkexpedition.de/estland [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
G - The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) will be
represented by
GB7HQ in this year's IARU HF World Championship. Expect
activity on
all the HF contest bands on both CW and SSB. QSL via G3TXF
(direct,
bureau and LOTW). Further information, including the
awards
programme for contacting GB7HQ on various bands/modes, can be
found
at http://www.gb7hq.com [TNX G4IRN]
HL - A group of operators from the Gwangju DX Club will be
active as
6L0NJ/4 from Ch'ung Island (AS-060) starting around 6 UTC
on 14 July
through 3 UTC on the 17th. They plan to be active on 160-6
metres
CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via HL4XM. Logs will be
available at
http://www.dx.or.kr/ [TNX DS4DLK]
I - Matteo/IZ5HSK, Riccardo/IZ5JMX and Massimo/IZ5ILF will be
active as
IA5/homecall from Capraia Island (EU-028, IIA LI-020) until
around
16 UTC on 7 July. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX
IZ5HSK]
I - Look for Diego, IZ5JOB/p and Luca, IZ5IPA/p to operate from
Scoglio
dello Sparviero (EU-028, IIA GR-007) on 7 July. [TNX IZ5CYZ]
I - Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the death of
Guglielmo
Marconi, Luigi/IV3LNQ will operate as IA3GM until 30
September. QSL
via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX IV3LNQ]
JA - Celebrating the Sendai Tanabata Festival, special event
station
8J7VENUS will be active (on 80-10 metres SSB with some
digital
modes, plus 6m) until 31 August. On 6-8 July look for
8J7VENUS/7 to
be operated from Tashiro Island (AS-117, JIIA AS-117-059).
QSL via
JH7YES. [TNX www.islandchaser.com]
KH0 - Kay, JH0MRP (AC5TB) and Nao, JK1FNL (NA8O) will operate as
AC5TB/KH0
and NA8O/KH0 from Saipan (OC-086) on 13-16 July for the
IARU HF
World Championship. Outside the contest they will be active
on 30,
17, 12 and 6 metres. QSL via their Japanese home calls. [TNX
JK1FNL]
KL - Mike, W7ASF and Richard, N7TCO will be active as W7ASF/KL7
from
Prince of Wales Island (NA-041), Alaska on 22-30 July, IOTA
Contest
included. QSL direct or via bureau. [TNX VA3RJ]
LX - LX0HQ will be representing the Luxembourg Amateur Radio
Society (RL)
during this year's IARU HF World Championship. Four
stations will be
active from two different locations, Eschdorf (QTH of
LX7I) and
Esebuer (QTH of LX0RL). QSL via LX1KQ. [TNX LX2A]
OY - Roger, G3SXW and Nigel, G3TXF will operate CW only as
OY/homecall
from the Faroe Islands (EU-018) on 6-8 July. This will be a
low-key
CW-only activity, with OY/G3SXW operating on 40 and 20
metres and
OY/G3TXF operating on 30 metres. As their visit coincides
with the
VHF Field Day, an attempt will be made to be on 50 MHz
during the
eight-hour 6m session (14-22 UTC) on 7 July. QSL via home
calls,
direct or bureau. E-mail requests for bureau cards can be
sent to
the addresses published on http://www.g3txf.com/dxtrip/OY/OY.ht
ml
PJ2 - Carsten/ DL6LAU, Jan/DJ8NK and Joachim/DL8OBQ will be
active as
PJ2/homecall from Curacao (SA-006), Netherlands Antilles on
9-16
July. QSL via home calls. They plan to participate in the
IARU HF
World Championship (14-15 July) as PJ2HQ (QSL via N9AG)
in the
Multi-Multi category. [TNX VA3RJ]
S5 - Slovenia (ZRS) will be represented S50HQ in the IARU HF
World
Championship. A multi-op team will cover 10, 15, 20, 40, 80
and 160
metres both SSB and CW. QSL via bureau. [TNX S50U]
SM - Eric, SM1TDE will participate in the IOTA Contest as SA1A
from
Gotland Island (EU-020). He will operate CW only. QSL via home
call.
[TNX SM1TDE]
SV9 - Paolo, IK2MLS reports he will be active holiday style as
SV9/IK2MLS
from Crete (EU-015) on 15-27 July. He plans to operate SSB on
the HF
bands, 6 and 2 metres. QSL via home call.
T8 - Hide/JM1LJS (T80W, http://radio-dream.com/t80w/),
Motoaki/JE1EKS
(T88EK) and Koya/JI5RPT (T88PT, http://www.ji5rpt.com/t88pt/)
will
be active from Koror (OC-009), Palau on 13-18 July. They
plan to
operate on 40-6 metres SSB and CW, plus satellite. QSL via
home
calls. [TNX JI5RPT]
TA - TA1FR, TA1HZ and TA2RX will operate as TC25SG on 11-15
July to
celebrate the 25th anniversary of the foundation of the
Turkish
Coast Guard Command. All day multiband operation is planned
for the
IARU HF World Championship weekend. QSL via TA1HZ, direct or
bureau.
[TNX TA1HZ]
TA - The new dates for YM1907FB [425DXN 843] are 19-26 July.
QSL via
TA3YJ, direct or bureau. [TNX TA3YJ]
TK - Jack, HB9TL reports he will be active as TK/HB9TL from
Corsica on
18-30 July. He plans to operate SSB on 10-80 metres. QSL
direct to
HB9QR.
UA - Mike, RW1AI will participate in the IARU HF World
Championship as
RW1AI/0 from ITU Zone 75. He will remain there until
mid-August,
then he will move to the drifting station "North Pole
35" and be
active as R35NP for several months. QSL via home call,
direct
(Mikhail Fokin, P.O. Box 13, St. Petersburg 193312,
Russia) or
bureau. [TNX RW1AI]
UR - Special callsign EM75IG will be aired on all bands until 10
July
from Gorlovka to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the
Donetsk
region. QSL via UR7IA, direct or bureau. [TNX UR7IA]
UR - Sam/UT9FJ, Alex/UR5FEL and Petro/UR5FCZ will be active as
homecall/p
from Berezan Island (EU-179, UIA BS-02, ARLHS UKR-035) on
25-30
July, IOTA Contest included. QSL via home calls. [TNX UT9FJ]
V3 - Colin, KU5B will be active as V31UB from Belize on 12-17
July. He
plans to operate most nights on the HF bands SSB and CW,
with a
minimal plan to operate on 6 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX
NG3K]
V8 - Steve, 9M6DXX will be active as V8FEO from Brunei on 11-15
July. He
plans to operate on 10-80 metres SSB, and to participate in
the IARU
HF World Championship. QSL via M5AAV, direct or bureau. [TNX
9M6DXX]
VP2V - Cal/WF5W, Paul/W5PF, Bill/K5WAF, Bob/WB5IUU and Nancy/WZ8C
will
operate as VP2V/homecall from Tortola, British Virgin
Islands
(NA-023) on 11-18 July. They will participate in the FISTS
Sprint CW
Contest (13 July) and in the IARU HF World Championship. All
QSLs
via W5PF. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW. The web page
for the
operation is at http://www.tdxs.net/VP2V.html
W - The Boeing Employees Amateur Radio Operators North Society
(BEARONS)
will run a special event station under their club call,
W7FLY, to
commemorate the rollout ceremony for Boeing's newest
commercial jet,
the 787 Dreamliner. Expect activity on 8-9 July, on 20, 40
and 80
metres. QSL via KN7T. [TNX VA3RJ]
W - Terry, W6WTG will be active as W6I from Anacapa Island
(NA-144) on
27-29 July, IOTA Contest included. He plans to operate on 20
metres
SSB running battery power. QSL via N2OWL. [TNX
www.islandchaser.com]
W - Manfred, VA3RMF will participate in the IOTA Contest as
VA3RMF/W1
from Bailey Island (NA-137, USI ME-022S). Before and
after the
contest he will try to go and operate from Orr's Island
(not IOTA,
USI ME-038S). [TNX VA3RMF]
YB - Special event callsign YE39AR will be aired on all bands and
modes
on 9-11 July to celebrate the 39th anniversary of
ORARI, the
Indonesian IARU society, and their National Convention.
QSL via
bureau, or direct to P.O. Box 8000, Jakarta 11000, Indonesia.
[TNX
YB0ECT]
ZF - Eddie, N2EK will be operating holiday style as ZF2EK from
Grand
Cayman (NA-016) on 13-20 July. QSL home call. [TNX N2EK]

CARIBBEAN TOUR ---> Frank, K3TRM will be active as V26RM from
Antigua
(NA-100) until 10 July, and - hopefully as VP2MRM - from Montserrat
(NA-103)
on 11-14 July. He operates SSB, CW, RTTY on 80-6 metres (he has also
received
permission to operate on 60 metres from Antigua). QSL for both calls
via home
call, direct or bureau. Further information can be found at
www.k3trm.com
[TNX NG3K]

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**** GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

AEGEAN VHF CONTEST ---> The Aegean VHF Contest (the Greek VHF and 6m
contest,
SSB and CW) takes place on 7-8 July. Entrants are expected from all
Greek
mainland areas (SV1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7), as well as from the Dodecanese
(SV5),
Crete (SV9) and other Greek islands (SV8). Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A might
give
out a few points from Mount Athos. [TNX SV8CYV]

QSL ST2R ---> Slavko, S57DX says that direct requests for ST2R
are being
replied to right now. The address for direct cards is Slavko
Celarc, Ob
Igriscu 8, 1360 Vrhnika, Slovenia.

QSL ZA/Z35M ---> Vlado went QRT from Albania on 27 June, after five
years and
113,000 QSOs. QSL direct to Vladimir Kovaceski, P.O. Box 10, Struga,
6330,
Macedonia. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]

QSL VIA PG5M ---> Gerben (www.dx.to) has received from the printer
the cards
for his 9M2/PG5M operation from Sibu and Rawa (AS-046), Pangkor
(AS-072),
Ketam (AS-074) and Spratly (AS-051). All direct requests are in the
mail, and
he will now start processing all bureau requests. Please note that 1
USD is
not enough to cover the postage for a 0-20 gram letter outside Europe.
[TNX
PG5M]

+ SILENT KEY + Hanina Luria, 4X4MU, one of the best known amateur
radio
operators in Israel, passed away a few days ago. [TNX 4X6ZK]

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*** NEWS FROM THE WEB ***
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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

C6ARI: A video of the C6ARI operation from Cay Sal Bank
(NA-219) is
available at http://www.qslnet.de/c6ari [TNX DL5YWM]
IOTA WEBSITE: The new IOTA website (www.rsgbiota.org) has been up and
running
since 21 June. It includes many innovative
improvements, and
contains also many new features including the ability to
view
one's own record of island groups confirmed. Soon
it will be
possible - for registered users - to claim additional
credits
on-line and even to claim credit for IOTA Contest QSOs
without
the need for QSL card verification. The site was
developed
primarily by Dominic Smith (M0BLF), with Martin
Atherton
(G3ZAY) acting as the liaison between the project team
and the
IOTA Committee. Enquires about the website can be
emailed to
IOTA.online@rsgb.org.uk
QSL GALLERY: The large collection of QSL cards (4500+) on Les Nouvelle
DX's
web site has been updated. Ten different galleries
include
cards for the ten Most Wanted DXCC Entities (150+ QSLs),
each
of the 58 deleted DXCC entities (700+ QSLs), obsolete
prefixes
(2000+ QSLs), stations from Magrebh from 1945 to 1962
(150+
QSLs), Antarctic bases (600+ QSLs) & TAAF (Terres
Australes and
Antarctiques Francaises, 230 QSLs), the various rare
French
DXCC island Entities (100+ QSLs), pre-1945 countries
(200+
QSLs), French Departments and USA. Several cards are
still
needed and your participation is encouraged - please
visit
http://LesNouvellesDX.free.fr and send send your
comments to
LesNouvellesDX@free.fr [TNX F6AJA]
TOP LISTS: The latest Topband, Topmode and Toplist listings
are now
available at http://www.425dxn.org/awards/toplist/index.
html.
Please send your scores, as well as any request for
further
information, to Erminio Pandocchi, I2EOW (i2eow@ari.it

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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

===================================================================
CALL MANAGER CALL MANAGER CALL MANAGER
===================================================================
3G100S XQ1KY EU940OR UA3FDX SN600P SP4KCM
3V8SS DD9HK (a) FO/N1DL N1DL SN750BK SP9PKZ
3Z50KCR SP5KCR GC3SBL/p G8VPR SN750C SP9PKZ
4L3Y DK6CW HC1HC NE8Z ST2A T93Y
4L4WW EA7FTR HF15SZL SP5PSL ST2KSS ST2M
4N160SRS YU1SRS HF1HF SP1DTG SV0JD/8 DL6NBA
4O3DX YU1FW HF1PBW SP1DPA SV0LR HB9LDR
5H0RS IT9YVO HG46FC HA5BSW SX5RHO SV5FRD
5H3EE DL4SM (b) HK4QMH EA5KB T77GO I4ZQS
5N8NDP IK5JAN HP2/CX2AM CX2AM T94CT K2PF
5P1DX OZ6B HP2/CX3AN CX2AM T960ARA T94GB
5P6PI OZ6PI HP2/CX4CR CX2AM TM4KAR F5KEK
5X1GS WB2YQH HV0A IK0FVC TM5MRP F5KGR
5Z4ES K3PD HZ1MD/m PA2V TM5VDM F6KMB
6M0W HL5BMX IM0GG IS0JMA TM7EO F1HP
6M22 DS2TXG IQ1DR/p IW1DQS TM8VDM F6KJU
7U5CI OM3CGN IQ4AX IZ4EFN U4MIR RN3DK
7X2EB EA7FTR IR1OS IZ4HWA UE1CDX RN1CW
9G5ZS ZS6EGB IR9P IW9HMQ UE1OTA RZ1OA
9M6XRO M5AAV IU2IPY IK2QPR UE1RFF/1 UA1RJ
A25SL W5SL J79RM NA9N UE1RLH RA1QY
AN1A EA1AST JW1CCA LA1CCA UE3OFF/1 RA3QSY
AO5AAB EC5AAB LG5LG LA4EKA UE3QRP/3 UA3LMR
AO5BJU EB5BJU LU4DX EA5KB UE6MAC RZ6MF
AO5EH EA5EH MJ0ASP F5SHQ UE9CXK DL6XK
AO5ET EA5ET NP4A W3HNK UN3M EA7FTR
AO5FKQ EA5FKQ OH0Z W0MM UN7MMM EA7FTR
AO5GS EA5GS OJ0/OH3RM OH3RM UQ8GU UN8GU
AO5KB EA5KB OJ0VR OH1VR V44KJ WB2TSL
AO5KV EA5KV ON60AF ON6KN V73NS WD8CRT
AO5TT EA5TT ON60EKO ON4EKO V8MQM W3HNK
AO5YJ EA5YJ ON60NOK ON7YX VC3R VA3VKK
AO7A EA7NL OP0P ON6DP VE2IDX VE3ZF
AP2TN DJ9ZB OP1W ON6CW VE9DX K2NJ
BD3APX/2 BD3APX OQ7M ON7EM VF0X VE3IKV
CN4P EA5XX OQ7Q ON7RN VK9LWE VK1PWE
CO6DW EA5KB OR6C ON6CR VP2EDH W7XU
CO7PH W3HNK OX3PG WA0SMQ VP2EREM WB2REM
CX6VM W3HNK OX3YY OZ7YY VP6TD ZL2HGR
D2EEX CT1EEX PB6KNRM PA7DA VP8DIZ G7KMZ
DA0UBOOT DK9OS PC650EDAM PD3BL VR10BG VR2BG
DL100DAN DK1QO PC6REC PA9DX VR10NN WA4WTG
DU3NXE W3HNK R41WP RA3LBA VR10PX VR2PX
EA8/G7COD/A G0OYH R70PW UA9AB VR10UW VR2UW
EI70FOY EI8EM SC300VL SK6HD VR10VAC VR2VAC
EJ/G3ZAY G3ZAY SJ9WL LA4EKA VR10XLN VR2XLN
EJ/M0HSW M0HSW SN0EL SP1KRF VR10XMT VR2XMT
EJ/M0TJH M0TJH SN0FY SP9FY WP4NRT WP4NRX
EK3GM IK2QPR SN100S SP9ZHR XV2JX JM3UML
EM75IG UR7IA SN10P SP9KJU YP1900D YO5BFJ
EM75ISI UT5SI SN10POW SP6ZJP ZA/UT7DW DK6CW
EN80AL UT8AL SN1LH SP3VT ZB2FX G3RFX
EN80AS UT8AS SN50PTU SP2PTU ZY5P PP5BZ

(a) 21 June-5 July (b) bureau

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Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

5H3EE Mike Stange, P.O. Box 78364, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
6M0MM Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety Club Station, 19 Gusungdong,
Yousunggu, Daejeon 305-338, Korea
E21EJC Kob, P.O. Box 20, Siam University, Bangkok 10163, Thailand
EL2BA H. Walcott Benjamin Sr., 285 St. Marks Place, Suite 4-L, Staten
Island, NY 10301, USA
HS0ZCW Charles Harpole, 86/1 Moo 4, Tambon Bankok, Amper Meung, Samut
Sakhon
74000, Thailand
IW9HMQ Mauro Platania, Via Etnea 447/a, 95030 Gravina di Catania - CT,
Italy
N1DL Karl Geng, 285 Grande Way #1803, Naples, FL 341210, USA
RX3RC Roman A. Novikov, P.O. Box 21, 392000 Tambov, Russia
UA1RJ Yuri G. Sinitso, P.O. Box 23, Vologda, 160000 Russia
UA4WHX Vladimir M. Bykov, P.O. Box 2040, Izhevsk, 426000, Russia
UR7IA Leonid Aniskin, P.O. Box 1901, Gorlovka-46, 84646 Ukraine
UX3IA Alex V. Bataron, P.O. Box 34, Gorlovka-1, 84601 Ukraine
VE3ZF Igor Slakva, 105 La Rose Avenue, PH #1410, Etobicoke, Ontario
M9P
1A9, Canada
VK1PWE A.S. Whitton, 34 Haystack Crescent, Palmerston Act 2913,
Australia

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