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425 DX News #1026
1 January 2011

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                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

8Q     - Nao, JK1FNL will be active as 8Q7FF from the Maldives  (AS-013)  on
         4-9 January. He plans to operate CW, SSB and RTTY on  40-6  metres.
         QSL via home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
G      - Special callsign GB65ISWL will be active from several locations  in
         the UK throughout 2011 to celebrate the  65th  anniversary  of  the
         International Short Wave League ( QSL  via  G6XOU.
         [TNX VA3RJ]
H4     - Shane, VK4KHZ will  be  active  as  H44DA  from  Honiara  (OC-047),
         Solomon Islands on 6-16 January. He plans to be QRV on 6 metres  on
         a daily basis, subject to favourable conditions, but he  will  also
         operate holiday style on the HF bands.  QSL  via  VK4KHZ.  [TNX  DX
LU_ssh - Diego, LU8DIP will be active from LU1ZS, the club  station  located
         at  the  "Teniente  Camara"  base  of  Argentina  (South   Shetland
         Islands, AN-010), until mid-March. He operates in  his  spare  time
         around 14185 kHz and 7070 kHz. "He does  know  CW",  The  Daily  DX
         reports, "however at this time it is unknown if he will  be  active
         on that mode".
P4     - Marty, W2CG will be active again as P40CG from  Aruba  (SA-036)  on
         10-24 January.  Operating  time  will  be  limited  mostly  to  his
         morning and early evening hours; expect him  to  be  QRV  on  80-10
         metres CW, with some SSB "on  request".  QSL  via  home  call,  and
         LoTW. [TNX W2CG]
PY     - Special event station PS150PLM will be active on  1-30  January  to
         celebrate  the  150th  anniversary  of  the  birth  of    Brazilian
         scientist, inventor and radio pioneer  Father  Roberto  Landell  de
         Moura. Expect activity on 10, 15, 20 and 40 metres mainly SSB.  QSL
         via PS7AB (all of the QSOs will be confirmed automatically via  the
         bureau). [TNX PS7AB]
W      - Wade, AA8LL and Roger, K0RMK will be active as AA8LL/4 and  K0RMK/4
         from Key  Largo  (NA-062)  on  10-17  January.  They  will  operate
         holiday style on 40-12 metres SSB (24950, 21260, 18128,  14260  and
         7155 kHz), CW (28040, 24910, 21040, 18098, 14040,  10114  and  7030
         kHz) and RTTY (24925, 21079, 18102,  14079,  10139  and  7039  kHz)
         with 200 watts and wires. QSL via home  calls,  direct  or  bureau.
         Wade will also upload his log to LoTW and eQSL. [TNX AA8LL]
ZF     - Pete, K8PGJ will  be  active  as  ZF2PG  from  the  Cayman  Islands
         (NA-016) on 2-9 January. He will operate holiday style  on  40,  20
         and 15 metres. QSL via home call.
ZL     - Members of the  Papakura  Radio  Club  will  be  active  as  ZL50VK
         between 1 January and 31 March to  celebrate  50th  anniversary  of
         the club. QSL via ZL1VK,  direct  or  bureau.  Expect  logs  to  be
         uploaded to LoTW and Club Log after 3 March.

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

IOTA  NEWS  --->  The  following  operations  (January-December  2010)  have
provided acceptable validation material and are therefore approved for  IOTA
AF-037   9L0W      Banana Isls            Nov 2010
AF-075   5H3EE/3   Bongoyo Isl            Feb 2010
AF-075   5I3A/3    Bongoyo Isl            Feb 2010
AF-083   TS8P      Djerba Isl             Apr/May 2010
AF-091   TS7TI/p   Plane Isl              Sep 2010
AF-092   TS7TI/p   Kuriat Isl             Sep 2010
AS-039   R0/US0IW  Beringa Isl            Aug-Oct 2010
AS-185   3W6C      Con Co Isl             Apr 2010
AS-193   HZ1DG/p   Farasan Kebir Isl      Nov 2010
EU-040   CQ7OA     Berlenga Grande        Jun 2010
EU-062   LA/SP7IDX Engeloya Isl           Jun 2010
NA-078   XF1HUQ    Magdalena Isl          Nov 2010
NA-078   XF1HVF    Magdalena Isl          Nov 2010
NA-158   AB5EB/KL0 Kalgin Isl             Aug 2010
NA-158   AD5A/KL5  Kalgin Isl             Aug 2010
NA-171   XF1RCS    Venados Isl            Nov 2010
NA-182   CK8G      Greens Isl             Apr 2010
NA-191   TI7XX     San Jose Isl           Dec 2009/Jan 2010
NA-197   K9YNF/KL7 Fox Isl                Aug 2010
NA-201   CO7PH/p   Anclitas Isl           Jan 2010
NA-208   VY0X      Ulituqisalik Isl       Aug 2010
NA-231   VY0V      East Pen Isl           Mar/Apr 2010
NA-235   KL7RRC/p  Chirikof Isl           Jul 2010
OC-029   V73QQ     Majuro Atoll           Oct 2010
OC-087   V73QQ     Enewetak Atoll         Oct 2010
OC-114   FO/DL3APO Raivavae Isl           Jan/Feb 2010
OC-114   TX3D      Raivavae Isl           Jan/Feb 2010
OC-177   YE0A      Ayer Isl               Jul 2010
OC-211   VK6IOA    Robertson Isl          Dec 2009/Jan 2010
OC-260   V63MY     Oroluk Atoll           Mar 2010
OC-260   V63TO     Oroluk Atoll           Mar 2010
OC-278   V73RRC    Ujelang Atoll          Dec 2010
OC-279   T32MI     Malden Isl             Mar 2010
OC-280   T32SI     Starbuck Isl           Apr 2010
OC-281   T32CI     Caroline Isl           Apr 2010
OC-282   T32VI     Flint Isl              Apr 2010
OC-295   9M6DXX/p  Sebatik Isl            Sep 2010
OC-295   9M6XRO/p  Sebatik Isl            Sep 2010
SA-012   YV7/UY5ZZ Margarita Isl          Oct/Nov 2010
SA-041   PX8J      Lencois Isl            Jun 2010
SA-057   CW3TD     Timoteo Dominguez Isl  Dec 2010
SA-057   CX2FAA    Farallon Isl           Feb 2010
SA-060   ZX8C      Cotijuba Isl           Jul 2010
SA-060   ZX8W      Cotijuba Isl           Jul 2010
The list includes operations  where  validation  material  was  specifically
required for credit to be given, as  well  as  operations  where  validation
material was volunteered. In all cases, cards submitted will be accepted  by
Checkpoints if they meet normal standards (i.e. the island  name  should  be
printed on the card). [TNX]

OPERATOR NEEDED ---> Derek, G3KHZ is organising a 6th  trip  to  Papaua  New
Guinea in April. This time the  destinations  will  be  the  Feni  (OC-101),
Nuguria (OC-257) and Green (OC-231) Islands (OC-231).  There  is  one  place
left.  If  you  would  like  to  join  the  team,   please    contact  Derek
(g3khz[@] ). [TNX G3KHZ]

SPRATLY ISLANDS 2011 ---> Announced frequencies for the DX0DX expedition  to
the Spratly Islands (6 January-1 February) [425DXN 1018] are as follows:
BAND       CW         SSB       RTTY/PSK31
160m       1.824      1.840         -
80m        3.504      3.780        3.582
40m        7.004      7.084        7.035
30m       10.104        -         10.145
20m       14.024      14.195      14.080
17m       18.074      18.145      18.100
15m       21.024      21.295      21.080
12m       24.894      24.945      24.920
10m       28.024      28.495      28.080
6m        50.104      50.120        -
2m       144.100     144.200        -
70cm     432.100     432.100        -
23cm    1296.100    1296.100        -
An Online QSL Request System (OQRS) will be available and you will  be  able
to request your QSLs one of  four  ways:  OQRS  Direct  using  PayPal,  OQRS
Bureau, via N2OO direct or bureau. The website  for  the  expedition  is  at

+ SILENT KEYS + Silvano Amenta, KB5GL (ex I1SEM, IT1SEZ and  IT9SEZ)  passed
away on 30 December at 80 years of age. "He had been  ill  for  some  time",
Mike, W5ZPA says, "and over the weekend he suffered a massive stroke  and  a
heart attack". An accomplished all-mode DXer, he was well known in the  IOTA
circles  for  his  activities  from  several  IOTA  groups  in  the  US  and
elsewhere, notably the rare Mangaia Island, South Cooks (ZK1AGL).
Other recently reported  Silent  Keys  include  Petar  Glas  (9A6NGP),  Gene
"Jeannot" Ameriguian (K8CD), Paul N. Beane  (NW8C),  Aleksandr  Y.  Savenkov
(UR5IOK) and Frederic G. Hargesheimer (W0EBG, ex VK9FH).

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                         ******* QSL  ROUTES *******
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3D2RB       OH3RB       CO3RX       AD4C        LZ02WFF     LZ1BJ
3Z0RADIO    SP9SX       CO6CAC      EA5KB       LZ1100SN    LZ1ZF
4F9HXB      DL5SDF      CO6WD       8P9NX       OD5ET       EB7DX
4L1UN       EA7FTR      CO7EH       AD4C        OF50RR      OH8DR
4L5O        N3SL        CO8TW       HB9SVT      OH3I        OH3BHL
4S7KKG      DC0KK       CP4BT       EA5KB       ON175BR     ON7BR
4X4DK       VE3MR       E51HVB      IW3HVB      OX3XR       OZ3PZ
5B4AIF      EB7DX       E70WFF      E77E        PC25MRC     PF9A
5C5W        EA5XX       E77AW       E77E        PC600P      PA3HGP
5H3ACR      RK3AOL      E79D        E77E        PD80TT      PD7BZ
5R8UI       IZ8CCW      EM20WOC     UT1WL       PF50RNARS   PF9A
5W1SA       JH7OHF      EV7B        EW7BB       RI1ANC      RN1ON
5Z4EE       NV7E        EW6DX       EB7DX       SC0XMAS     SM0OGQ
7Z1HL       DJ9ZB       FM5WD       W3HNK       SN777TO     SQ2BNM
7Z1SJ       EA7FTR      FY8DK       F5TJP       T8CW        JH0IXE
7Z1TT       NI5DX       GB50RNARS   G0TOC       TG9NX       N4FKZ
8Q7TH       DC9TH       H40FK       DG1FK       TI4CF       W3HNK
9A500AA     9A2AA       H40FN       HA8FW       TY5ZR       IK2IQD
9J2KK       JK1NSR      HF5YGD      SP9YGD      UK8OWW      4Z5OG
9K2YM/p     EA5KB       HK6K        EA5KB       UN3F        EA5KB
9L1BXU      G7BXU       HL105KRC    DS5FNE      UN7AB       DL8KAC
9M6XRO      M0URX       HS0ZJY      FR5EZ [a]   V31BD       K5WW
9Q0HQ/6     K3IRV       HS0ZJY      F8CHM [b]   V44KAI      W5TFW
9V1YC       W5UE        J5V         JA1PBV      V5/DK1CE    DH3WO [a]
A61AM       NI5DX       JD1BLY      JI5RPT      V5/DK1CE    DK1CE [b]
A71BU       NI5DX       JD1BMH      JG7PSJ      VE2DX       VE2STN
AH0J        JA1NVF      KC4AAA      K1IED       VK6ANC      VK6IR
AP2NK       W3HNK       KC4USV      K1IED       VK6BN       EA7FTR
AT10BP      I1HYW       KP4MS       W4DN        XU7KOH      ON7PP
C6AMP       DL2NCY      KU2F/KH0    JE1SCF      XW1B        E21EIC
C6ANM       WA2IYO      LU1ZS       LU4DXU      YB0AKM      EA7FTR
CN2DJ       F8AEJ       LU5FF       EA5KB       YB8EL       EA7FTR
CN8KA       EA7FTR      LU7YZ       EA7FTR      YB8FL       EA7FTR
CN8NK       EA5XX       LY10XMAS    LY2QT       YE2H        YB2TJV
CN8QN       EA7FTR      LY50A       LY5A        Z22JE       K3IRV

[a] direct
[b] bureau

DG1FK    Hans Peter Galster, P.O. Box 1201, 63488 Seligenstadt, Germany
FR5EZ    Jean-Mary  Clain, 240 rue Alexandre Begue, 97416 La Chaloupe
         Saint-Leu, France
FR8NE    Frederic Bossu, 2 chemin des Grenadiers, Bois-de-Nefles, 97490
         Sainte-Clotilde, France
HA8FW    Mihaly Bela, Szeged, Csongradi Sugarut 122/A, 6724, Hungary
HP3DX    Bill Hemingway, Apartado 0424-00029, Volcan, Chiriqui, Panama
















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