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26 February 2011

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

7Q     - Harry, 7Q7HB is back in Malawi for at least a couple of months.  He
         is QRV in his spare time, mostly on  digital  modes  and  CW,  plus
         some SSB "if asked". QSL via G0IAS, direct only. [TNX G0IAS]
9G     - Rob, PA3DEW and Vincent, PA3FQX will be active as 9G1AA from  Ghana
         on 1-20 March. They plan to be QRV mostly on 20 and  15  SSB,  with
         some activity on 40 metres. QSL via PA3ERA, direct or bureau.  [TNX
         The Daily DX]
CT9    - Rosel, DL3KWR and Hardy, DL3KWF will be active  as  CT9/DL3KWR  and
         CT9/DL3KWF from Madeira (AF-014) on 10 March-6 April. They plan  to
         operate mostly CW and on 12, 17 and  30  metres.  Hardy  will  also
         give RTTY and PSK-31 a try. QSL via  home  calls.  E-mail  requests
         for  bureau  cards  can  be    sent    to    dl3kwr[@]    or
         dl3kwf[@]  respectively.    Their    web    site    is    at [TNX DL3KWR]
CY0    - Announced frequencies  for  the  7-15  March  DXpedition  to  Sable
         Island [425DXN 1033] are:
         CW: 1826, 3523, 7023, 10106, 14023, 18072, 21023, 24892, 28023 kHz
         SSB: 3781, 7140, 14190, 18145, 21295, 24945, 28450 kHz
         RTTY: refer to the website
         The  preferred  QSL  route  is  via  the Online QSL Request Service
         available at Traditional direct requests for
         all callsigns (N0TG/CY0, K8LEE/CY0 and N1SNB/CY0) should be sent to
         N0TG, direct or bureau. All logs will be uploaded  to  LoTW  "after
         the QSL process is near completion".
EL     - Silvano,  I2YSB  and  his  team  (Vinicio  IK2CIO,  Angelo  IK2CKR,
         Marcello IK2DIA and Stefano IK2HKT) will  be  active  from  Liberia
         (callsign TBA) from 31 March to 13 April. They plan to operate  CW,
         SSB and RTTY on 80-10 metres with three stations on  the  HF  bands
         and one dedicated  station  on  6  metres.  QSL  direct  to  I2YSB.
         Further  information,  band/mode  survey  and  Online  QSL  Request
         System can be found at  Once  again  Arturo  IK7JWY
         will be the pilot station for the expedition (it will be  possibile
         to    contact    him    through    the    dedicated    forum     at
FM     - Dim, UT5UGR says he will be  active  as  FM/KL7WA  from  Martinique
         (NA-107) on 2-8 March, including  an  entry  in  the  ARRL  DX  SSB
         Contest as TO7A. QSL via UT5UGR.
HK     - Cody, KC2LSD  will be active as HK3/KC2LSD  from  Bogota,  Colombia
         on 4-16 March. He will operate RTTY, PSK31, CW  and  SSB  on  40-19
         metres. QSL via home call and LoTW. [TNX KC2LSD]
I      - Celebrating the 150th anniversary  of  the  unification  of  Italy,
         special callsign IO4UI will be from 1 March to  30  September.  QSL
         via I4JEE. All of QSOs will  be  confirmed  automatically  via  the
         bureau. [TNX I4JEE]
PJ7    - Massimo, I8NHJ and Pier, W1NA will be active  as  PJ7DX  from  Sint
         Maarten (NA-105) on 2-7 March. Main activity  will  be  during  the
         ARRL DX SSB Contest, with some casual operating mainly  CW  outside
         the ARRL event. QSL direct to I8NHJ. [TNX I8NHJ]
UA     - Look for Andrey, RV0ADW/0 to be active from Sredny Island  (AS-042)
         until 28 February. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.
V3     - Ken, N2ZN will be active as V31AM from  Placencia,  Belize  on  2-8
         March, including an entry in the  ARRL  DX  SSB  Contest.  Activity
         before and after the contest  will  be  mainly  on  CW  or  digital
         modes, with  focus on 30, 17 and 12  metres.  QSL  via  N2ZN.  [TNX
VU4    - A large group of operators from the Amateur Radio Society of  India
         will be active as VU4PB from the Andaman Islands (AS-001) on  15-31
         March. Plans are to have four stations active on 160-10 metres  CW,
         SSB  and  RTTY  from  three  locations  in  Port  Blair.    Further
         information and details on how contribute to this epensive  project
         can be found at
ZL     - John, 9M6XRO will  be  active  as  ZL/GD3OOK  from  Waiheke  Island
         (OC-201) between on 7-11 March. He will use  wire  antennas  and  a
         linear. QSL via M0URX (see and LoTW. [TNX 9M6XRO]

CQ WW 160-METER 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 (  The following
stations have announced their partecipation in this year's event (from 22.00
UTC on 25 February through 22.00 UTC on the 27th):
Call         Country                      QSL via
3V8SS        Tunisia                      IZ8CCW
C31CT        Andorra                      EA3QS
C6ANM        Bahamas                      LoTW
CN2FF        Morocco                      DK4VW
D4C          Cape Verde                   IZ4DPV (d) or CT1ESV (b)
ED1L         Spain                        EA1EJ
ED9NA        Ceuta                        EA9GW
HQ2W         Honduras                     OK1DOT
IH9YMC       African Italy                eQSL
UA2F         Kaliningrad                  DK4VW
UA2F         Kaliningrad                  DK4VW
UK9AA        Uzbekistan                   UK9AA
V31TF        Belize                       DG7RO
V31YN        Belize                       DJ4KW
YE2T         Indonesia                    YB2CPO
ZF2AM        Cayman Islands               K6AM
Do not forget to give a look at the Announced Operations listing  maintained
by Bill, NG3K at

                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****

                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

+ SILENT KEYS + "Four Americans - including three Amateur Radio operators  -
who were being held hostage on their yacht by pirates off the coast of  Oman
have been killed. Scott Adam, K9ESO, and his wife Jean, KF6RVB,  along  with
Bob Riggle, KE7IIV, and Phylis Macay  were  on  board  the  S/V  Quest  when
pirates boarded their vessel  on  Friday,  February  18".  Details  on  this
tragic event can be found at
Other recently reported Silent Keys include Winit  Kongprasert  (HS1CKC),  a
pioneer of amateur radio in Thailand and Vice President of  RAST,  who  lost
his life on 19  February  in  a  motorcycle  accident;  Jean-Jacques  Hiblot
(F5SHE), UK Six Metre Group's founding member Steve Richardson (G4JCC),  Len
Hopkinson (ZL3IE) and South African Maritime Mobile Net's  founder  Alistair
Campbell (ZS5MU).

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3Y8XSA      SM4TUV      HK1X        EA7FTR      PY1/DJ4CW   AI4U
4H1T        DU1IVT      HK3JCL      DK8LRF      PY7ZBK      HB9BEI
4L4ZA       DJ1CW       HQ9R        K5WW        PZ5P        UA4LU
4S7BRG      LZ3HI       HR2DMR      OK1DOT      S50ANT      S51RU
4S7KKG      DC0KK       HS0ZGQ      DK8MZ       SN51CCB     SP7CCB
5C5W        EA5XX       HS0ZID      WX8C        SN51DOS     SP7PSQ
5H3EE       DL4ME       HZ1AN       DJ9ZB       SN51EQB     SQ7EQB
5N4EAM      IK2IQD      HZ1PS       IZ8CLM      SN51EXY     SP7EXY
5N5K        LZ1CL       II0AAW      IK0TRV      SN51HUM     SQ7HUM
5X1NH       G3RWF       II0UI       IZ0TTE      SN51MHN     SQ7MHN
6W/HA0NAR   HA0NAR      II2ANT      I2JJR       SN51SEW     SP7SEW
6W2SC       HA3AUI      II2MM       IK2AQZ      SN51SZW     SP7SZW
7X2EB       EA7FTR      II2V        IK2AQZ      SN51WPA     SQ7WPA
8P3A        VE3DZ       II3ANT      IZ3DBA      SV0XBZ/9    YL2VW
8P6DR       G3RWL       II3MNA      IQ3TS       SV0XCA/5    LZ1WL
8P9AA       VE3DZ       II5ANT      IZ5BTC      T6AF        EB7DX
9A50Z       9A1CAZ      II7CL       IQ7MU       T70DXC      IZ8IYX
9H3SM       OE6MBG      II7ITA      IQ7DV       T88HS       JA6KYU
9J2BO       G3TEV       II8AAW      I8QJU       T88NK       JA2AAU
9J2GS       PA3CPI      II8ITA      I8QJU       TF3CW       LX1NO
9J2KK       JK1NSR      II9T        IT9ESW      TG9IGI      I2MQP
9K2/SP4R    SP7DQR      IO2ANT      I2AZ        TI3/W7RI    AI4U
9K50NLD     9K2RA       IO5ANT      IW5EFX      TI5/N3KS    N3YIM
9M6XRO/8    M0URX       IP1NAVY     IZ1HKE      TI5A        TI5KD
9M8XXW      DJ8XW       IP2ANT      IK2QPR      TI5KS       N3YIM
9M8Z/p      M0URX       IP3ANT      IN3UFW      TJ3AY       F5LGE
9Q/DK3MO    DF9TA       IP8AAW      IK2FIQ      TM0R        F5GGL
A61Q        EA7FTR      IR0AW       IZ0PSA      TM0WAP      F8DHE
AD7UV/KH2   JA8DKJ      IR1ANT      I1HYW       TM22P       F4EUG
AO1AAW      EA1GHT      IR2IR       IK2YVA      TM38O       F6ITD
AU8ANT      VU2LYX      IR3WFF      IW3ILM      TM6C        F6KMB
AY8A        LU8ADX      IR8ANT      I8ACB       TM6M        F4DXW
BV100ROC    BM2JCC      IU1ANT      IZ1POO      TM6X        F5VHY
C56EME      PA3CEE      J37T        VE3EBN      TM8AAW      F8DVD
C6AKQ       N4BP        J38A        K4LTA       TM90RCNF    F8KKH
C6ANM       WA2IYO      J38RF       KE4TG       TM95BV      F6KUP
C6APG       K4PG        J5NAR       HA0NAR      TT8DX       DJ6SI
CE3G        CE3WDH      J5UAP       HA3AUI      TT8FC       EA4AHK
CE9XX       F5PFP       J79AN       DL7JAN      UA2F        DK4VW
CM3RPN      EB7DX       J88CF       EB7DX       UK8FF       W3HNK
CN2FA       DK4VW       J88DR       G3TBK       UK8IAP      RW6HS
CN2FB       DK4VW       JW8XRA      LA8XRA      UK8IAZ      RW6HS
CN2JF       F6CTF       JW9VDA      LA9VDA      UK8ICM      RW6HS
CN2PV       W3PV        K4A         K6EID       UK8ICN      RW6HS
CN3A        I2WIJ       K4K         K4MZU       UK8ICP      RW6HS
CO2GL       EB7DX       KG4AS       N4SIA       UK8IZ       RW6HS
CO4SM       HA3JB       KG4KL       KN4KL       UN7MMM      EA7FTR
CO8LY       EA7ADH      KG4SS       K4MIL       V21ZG       DL7AFS
CO8TW       HB9SVT      KG4WV       W4WV        V26M        W3HNK
CO8ZZ       DK1WI       KH2/N2NL    W2YC        V31GW       DK9GG
CP1JZ       EA7FTR      KH6LC       WA6WPG      V31RR       AI4U
CR2A        OH2BH       KH7X        K2PF        V31TF       DG7RO
CR2X        OH2BH       KL5DX       N5XZ        V47KP       W2OX
CR3L        DJ6QT       KP2B        K2DER       V48M        W2OX
CS2C        OK1RF       KP2CW       K6VVA       V85/9M8Z    M0URX
CU2KG       OH2BH       KP2M        AI4U        VA7AAW      VE7IG
CV5D        CX2ABC      LP2F        LU1FDU      VB3ANT      VA3ITA
CX2AQ       EA5KB       LS1D        LW9EOC      VC3E        VE3AT
CX7CO       WB3CDX      LU/FT5YK    F5PFP       VE2CSI      M0URX
D2QV        UT0EA       LU1ZI       LU3DXG [*]  VK5MAV/5    VK5MAV
EA8AH       OH1RY       LW1HR       EA5KB       VK7FLI      VK7AN
EA8OM       DJ1OJ       LY100SP     LY3BY       VK8DX       M0URX
EA9EU       EA5KB       LZ08ANT     LZ3SM       VK9C/G6AY   G3SWH
ED8A        EA8AY       LZ170MDS    LZ1KZA      VP2MMM      W3HNK
EF8S        OH2BYS      NH0S/KH2    JF2SKV      VQ5D        AC8W
EG1WAP      EA1GIB      NH2T        W2YC        VU2UR       SM3DBU
EK3GM       IK2QPR      NP3J/HI3    JA6WFM      VU3DJQ      EA7FTR
EK3SA       DJ1CW       NP4A        W3HNK       W0S         JA1HGY
EM15U       UT7UA       OA4SS       KB6J        W2VQ/C6A    WQ2N
EP3PK       IK2DUW      OG1M        OH1VR       XE7S        XE2S
EV25G       EW8OG       OH0X        OH2TA       XU7ACQ      KF0RQ
FM5BH       W3HNK       OH0Z        W0MM        XU7AFU      ON4AFU
FM5WD       W3HNK       OH1K        OH1JO       XV1X        OK1DOT
FY5LH       F5KDR       OL60DG      OK1DG       XV2GE/7     OE3GEA
GB0ANT      M0OXO       OR4TN       ON5TN       XV4TUJ      OK1DOT
GJ4CBQ      GM4FDM      P29ZAD      NI5DX       YB0AKM      EA7FTR
H2E         5B4AGE      P40L        WA3FRP      YB8FL       EA7FTR
H44MS       DL2GAC      P40YL       AI6YL       YC9DEB      HA3JB
H7A         TI4SU       P49MR       VE3MR       YQ2ANT      YO2BP
HB10K       EA7FTR      P49V        AI6V        YS1RS       EB7DX
HB9ICE      HB9BHY      PA6R        PI4RTD      YS3CW       I2JIN
HC1MD       K8LJG       PA6Y        PI4RCK      Z21BB       W3HNK
HD2A        EA5KB       PI35EDE     PI4EDE      ZF2AM       K6AM
HG0A        HA5JI       PI4DX       PD1DX       ZF2UL       K3UL
HG7T        HA7TM       PJ2/N0VD    W3HNK       ZL50VK      ZL1VK
HI3CC       ON4IQ       PJ4A        K4BAI       ZM1A        ZL1AMO
HK1AA       EA5KB       PJ4R        N4RR        ZM4M        ZL4PW
HK1MW       K4AMW       PJ6A        N4NX        ZV2C        PY2CX
HK1N        EA5KB       PR2M        PY2DEZ      ZX2B        PY2MNL
HK1R        EA5KB       PW7T        PT7WA       ZY2C        PY2ADR

[*] 22-27 February 2011 only

DJ6SI    Baldur Drobnica, Zedernweg 6, 50127 Bergheim, Germany
G0IAS    Allan Hickman, The Conifers, High Street, Elkesley, Retford, DN22
         8AJ, United Kingdom
G3SWH    Phil Whitchurch, 21 Dickensons Grove, Congresbury, Bristol, BS49
         5HQ, United Kingdom
HA0NAR   Radocz Laszlo, Debrecen, Rozsavolgy u. 130, 4225, Hungary
IZ8IYX   Pasquale La Gamba, Via Affaccio 68, 89900 Vibo Valentia VV, Italy
LU3DXG   Grupo DX Bahia Blanca, P.O. Box 709, 8000 Bahia Blanca, Argentina
M0URX    Tim Beaumont, P.O. Box 17, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 1SF,
         United Kingdom
OK1DOT   Petr Gustab, P.O. Box 52, 282 01 Cesky Brod, Czech Republic
PS8NF    Nelson de Almeida Costa Filho, P.O. Box 110, Teresina - PI,
         64001-970, Brazil
PY2DEZ   Marcus Ramaciotti, Rua Nilo 317 - Apto. 11, Sao Paulo - SP,
         01533-010, Brazil
RV0ADW   Andrey I. Panov, ul. Teatralnaya 22-A-1, Divnogorsk, Krasnoyarsky
         kray, 663091, Russia
VK5MAV   Andrey Mikhaylov, 249 Brodie Road, Morphett Vale SA 5162, Australia
















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