Previous bulletin
425DXNews Home Page

425 DX News #1213
2 August 2014

A.R.I. Dx Bulletin
Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH

Next bulletin
Bulletins' Index

Information, reports and suggestions must be sent to:
Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ: DX information
(e-mail i1jqj@425dxn.org )
Contributors are invited to send their DX information to 

Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ (i1jqj@425dxn.org)

The deadline is 12 UTC on Fridays


                                                               
                         ===========================
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                         ===========================
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW
   
A4     - A group from the Royal Omani ARS will operate SSB, CW  and  digital
         modes as A43MI from Masirah Island (AS-014)  on  7-11  August.  QSL
         via A47RS. [TNX DX World]
CE0_ei - Cristian, CE2WTF and Manuel, CE2NTT will be  active  as  XR0YH  and
         XR0YG respectively from Easter Island (SA-001) on 2-3 August.  They
         plan to be QRV on 40-6 metres SSB. QSL via home calls.
EA     - Guillermo,  EA5MON  (www.ea5mon.com)   will  be  active   from  the
         Columbretes Islands (EU-069) on  6-9  August.  QSL  via  home  call
         (bureau preferred) and LoTW. [TNX DX World]
EA8    - Celebrating the fifth  anniversary  of  the  opening  of  the  Gran
         Telescopio Canarias, the largest optical telescope  in  the  world,
         special event callsign AN8GTC will be used from the observatory  at
         Roque de los Muchachos on La  Palma,  Canary  Islands  (AF-004)  on
         9-10 August. Several stations will  operate  CW,  SSB  and  digital
         modes on all bands. QSL via EA8RCP. [TNX EA8AB]
G      - Special callsign GB100ZZ will be in use on  3-30  August  from  the
         Marconi Centre in Poldhu to honour the wireless operators who  gave
         their lives in the Great War on both sides of the conflict. ZZ  was
         the call sign used by the Marconi Company's station  in  Poldhu  to
         send news, weather, danger and safety bulletins to merchant  ships,
         including the Admiralty message that on the night between 4  and  5
         August 1914 announced that war had been declared. QSL via  eQSL  or
         direct  to  G3PLE.  Further  information  at  www.500kcs.org   [TNX
         Southgate ARC]
GI     - G0RCI, G6SSN, G7DEH, M0GUU and M0USY will be active as GN0GRC  from
         Rathlin Island (EU-122) on 14-20 August. They also plan to  operate
         from three lighthouses  while  there.  QSL  via  G0RCI,  direct  or
         bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
GJ     - Paul, F6EXV as MJ0EXV and Jan, DJ8NK as GJ0VNK will be active  from
         Jersey (EU-013) on 8-12 August. They will be QRV with two  stations
         on 160-6 metres CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via home  calls  (OQRS
         on Club Log) and LoTW. [TNX The Daily DX]
HI     - A large group of operators from the Dominican Republic and  the  US
         will  be  active  as  HI2DX  from  Isla  Saona  (NA-122)  on  19-23
         November. They will operate CW, SSB  and  digital  modes  on  160-6
         metres.  QSL  via  M0URX  (preferably  through    his    OQRS    at
         http://m0urx.com/oqrs/) and LoTW  "at  the  earliest  opportunity".
         Website at http://saonadxpedition2014.com/.
HR     - Dan, HR2DMR has been active as HQ8D from  Vivorillo  Cays  (NA-223)
         since 31 July, with  activity  planned  for  2-3  days.  After  the
         weekend, he  hopes  to  operate  as  HQ8S  from  the  Swan  Islands
         (NA-035). QSL both calls via KD4POJ. [TNX DX World]
JA    -  Hiro,  JS3CTQ  plans  to   be  active   as  JA6TBE/5  from   either
         Tonosho-cho (JCG 36005C) or Shodoshima-cho (JCG  36005D)  on  13-16
         August. These towns are both located  on  Shodo  Island,  which  is
         expected to count  for  AS-200  (one  of  the  newly  created  IOTA
         groups). On 12-15 September he will  be  active  as  JA6TBE/4  from
         Ama-cho (JCG 32006D) on Nakano-shima,  Oki  Islands  (AS-041).  QSL
         via bureau to JA6TBE, or direct to JS3CTQ  (email  him  for  PayPal
         details). [TNX DX World]
KH0    - Kuny,  7L1FPU  (AH0BT)  and  his  14-year-old  son  Yoshiki  JF1UCV
         (KH0UA) are active from Saipan (OC-086), Mariana  Islands  until  4
         August. QSL via home  calls,  direct  or  bureau  (AH0BT  also  via
         LoTW). [TNX NG3K]
KH0    - Once again Yutaka, JQ2GYU and his wife Miho, JJ2VLY will be  active
         as NH0J from Tinian Island (OC-086)  on  10-15  August.  They  will
         operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 80-10 metres. QSL via JJ2VLY and  LoTW.
         [TNX NG3K]
OD     - Special event station OD5ARMY will  be  active  on  1-3  August  to
         commemorate the 69th Lebanese  Army  Day.  QSL  via  KK4OK  (direct
         only).
ON     - The Brussels-East Radio Club (ON5UB) will be active as OP14B  on  4
         August for one  month  to  commemorate  the  100th  anniversary  of
         "Radio Laeken" and the 1914-18 war. They  will  operate  from  near
         the site of that broadcast station, set  up  in  October  1913  and
         dismantled in August 1914. QSL via the UBA bureau.
SV     - Laci, HA0NAR will be active holiday style as SV8/HG0R from  Thassos
         Island (EU-174) on 2-8 August. He will operate CW, SSB and RTTY  on
         the HF bands and 6 metres. QSL via HA0NAR. [TNX DX World]
SV     - Diego, IZ1JFT will be active as SV8/IZ1JFT/p  from  the  island  of
         Agkistri (EU-075) on 7-22 August. QSL  via  home  call,  direct  or
         bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
SV     - Max, IZ2ZTQ will be QRV as SV8/IZ2ZTQ from his sailing yacht  "Y2K"
         while island hopping in Greece between 10 and 20  August.  He  will
         operate mainly during his evening  hours  on  40,  20,  15  and  10
         metres SSB and digital modes.  QSL  via  home  call.  As  per  IOTA
         rules,  "contacts  with  maritime  mobile  stations  near  islands,
         whether or not they operate  with  a  /MM  callsign,  will  not  be
         accepted. This applies also to stations on board  boat  in  harbour
         or anchored close to shore".
VE     - Mike, VY0BRR (www.vy0brr.jimdo.com) will be active from  Nottingham
         Island (NA-156, not NA-007) on 1-4  August.  Look  for  him  around
         14160 kHz at 22 UTC; if band conditions are poor, he says, he  will
         try 18140 kHz. QSL via VE2XB.
VE     - Larry, K4KGG will be active holiday style as  K4KGG/VO1  from  Fogo
         Island (NA-198) on  2-5  August.  QSL  via  home  call,  direct  or
         bureau, and LoTW; logsearch on Club Log. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
VE     - Robert, VY2XDK (VE3RHE) will be active as XO2C from  Prince  Edward
         Island (NA-029) on 20-25 August.  QSL  via  bureau,  or  direct  to
         VE3RHE. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
VP9    - Eric, K9GY will be active as  K9GY/VP9  from  Bermuda  (NA-005)  on
         6-11 August, including participation in the Worked  All  Europe  CW
         Contest. QSL via K9GY (direct) or LoTW (preferred). [TNX NG3K]
VQ9    - Bob, N7XR (www.n7xr.net) will be  active  as  VQ9XR  [425DXN  1183]
         from Diego Garcia (AF-006), Chagos  Archipelago  "on  or  about  25
         August for three weeks". He  will  operate  CW,  RTTY  and  SSB  on
         160-10 metres. QSL via N7XR, direct only; neither bureau nor  LoTW.
         Logsearch and OQRS on Club Log.
VU     - VU2UR and VU2LX (CW), VU2LU, VU2GGM and  VU2JHM  (SSB  and  digital
         modes) will be active as  AT5RP  from  Pamban  Island  (AS-173)  on
         13-17 August. This IOTA group  for  was  activated  only  once,  by
         AT0RI back in 2004. AT5RP's two stations will be QRV from both  the
         lighthouses on the island (Pamban Channel and Rameswaram), and  the
         operation will also count for the Gulf of  Mannar  Marine  National
         Park. QSL  via  VU2LU.  Further  information  on  QSLling  will  be
         available on qrz.com. [TNX VU2UR]
YB     - Din, YB8RW and others (YB8SX, YC8RLM, YC8ROP and  YC8TDK)  will  be
         active  as  homecall/p  from  Karakitang  Island  (OC-210)  on  5-8
         August. QSL via YB9BU. [TNX JN6RZM]
YV     - Celebrating the Venezuelan Navy  Day,  Grupo  DX  Caracas  will  be
         active on all  bands  and  modes  as  YW5D  from  Isla  La  Tortuga
         (SA-044) on 26-31 August. QSL via DM4TI.
ZD8    - Steve, G3ZVW will be active as ZD8N from Ascension Island  (AF-003)
         on 21-29 August.  He  will  be  QRV  on  40-10  metres  mainly  CW,
         probably with some SSB and digital modes.  "This  will  be  a  work
         trip", he says, "so activity will be  mainly  during  the  evenings
         and early mornings". QSL via G3ZVW, direct or bureau. [TNX G3ZVW]

CARIBBEAN TRIP ---> Look for Rick,  AI5P  to  be  active  holiday  style  as
J3/AI5P  from Grenada on 12-22 August, and as 9Y4/AI5P  from Tobago (SA-009)
from  23 August to 1 September.  He will operate mainly  CW on 40-10 metres.
QSL via home call. [TNX The Daily DX]

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

BALTIC WAY 25 ---> Celebrating  the  25th  anniversary  of  the  Baltic  Way
(www.balticway.net), amateur radio operators  from  Estonia,  Lithuania  and
Latvia will use the prefixes ES25, LY25 and YL25 on 1-31 August. Details  on
Baltic Way-25 Trophy can be found at http://qrz.com/db/LY25W [TNX LY5W]

CUBA ON 60M ---> Pavel, CO7WT has been granted permission to operate  on  60
metres. Being on vacation until 19 August, he intends to be QRV  around  his
local sunset (23.30-01.00 UTC), "TX on the Cuba segment from  5418  to  5430
kHz (most of the time on 5425 kHz USB) listening on one of the USA  channels
per my instructions". He accepts schedules by email (co7wt[@]frcuba.co.cu).

ERTC 2014 ---> The European Radiosport Team Championship, the youth  version
of WRTC 2014, was held in Virrat, Finland one week  after  the  Boston  WRTC
event with 15 three-person youth teams seated in one room in front of  their
computers and connected to the  global  Amateur  Radio  simulator  over  the
Internet, all in Virtual Reality. The gold medalist was the  team  from  the
Czech Republic (OK2SVA, OK1NOR and OK1JD), the silver medal  went  to  Italy
(IZ6TSA, IT9RGY and IT9DBF) and the bronze medal  went  to  Estonia  (ES1XQ,
ES5HTA and 18). ERTC 2014 was part of a European wide youth gathering  known
as Youngsters On The Air (YOTA)  which  is  held  every  year  in  different
European Union countries under EU  and  International  Amateur  Radio  Union
(IARU) sponsorship. The complete press release is on www.qrz.com/db/of3ertc.
[TNX OH2BH]

VK0EK: HEARD ISLAND 2016 ---> Wayne Mills,  N7NG  and  Martti  Laine,  OH2BH
will  be  the  new  Radio  Team  leaders    for    the    VK0EK   expedition
(http://vk0ek.org) to Heard Island [425DXN 1207]. "They will  have  complete
authority and responsibility to build the team,  interface  with  the  DXing
community, manage radio  operations  on  Heard  Island,  and  other  matters
relating to the radio part of  the  expedition.  Matters  that  concern  the
entire  expedition  such  as   safety,    schedule,    vessel,    logistics,
communications, facilities, and finances remain the  responsibility  of  the
Expedition Leader, Robert Schmieder". [TNX KY6R]

W1AW WAS ---> Look for ARRL Centennial  stations  W1AW/1  from  Vermont  and
W1AW/2 from New Jersey to be on the air starting at 00.00 UTC  on  6  August
until 23.59 UTC on the 12th. Complete information  on  the  ARRL  Centennial
QSO Party can be found at www.arrl.org/centennial-qso-party.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------

QSLs  received  direct  or  through  managers:  3B8MM,  3B9EME,   4W/HB9FLX,
4X266POPE, 5J0R, 5U5U, 6V7D, 7Q7GIA, 7Q7VW,  9M2TO,  9M6LZY,  A43MI,  A65BP,
A92HK, BY5HB, CU7MD, CY0P, E20PFE, EA6UN, ED5URL, EJ/IW3FWT,  EP3HF,  ER1LW,
FK8HA, FT5ZM, FW5JJ, FY/F5UOW, GS6PYE/p (EU-112), HI3/N3SY, HS0ZCW,  KL7HBK,
KP2/K3TEJ,  MD/DL9BBE,  MS0WRC  (EU-092),  MX0INT  (EU-109),  OX3LX,  PZ5RA,
RI1ANR, S01WS, SU9AF, SX5LA, TA2ES, TM1INT (EU-159), TM2NOI (EU-064),  TX6G,
UK/R1ZY, V21ZG, V650XG, V85TL, VP2MLL, XV2E, XX9LT, XZ1Z, YB3MM/8  (OC-209),
YB3MM/8 (OC-219), YB4IR/5  (OC-109),  YB8RW/p  (OC-209),  YB8RW/p  (OC-210),
YB8RW/p (OC-236), YC1RIF,  YC6UAX,  YC8UTI/p  (OC-209),  YV5ANF/p  (SA-089),
ZF2ZH, ZF35EJ.

		

		

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      	
****************************************************************************

                425 DX NEWS HOME PAGE:  http://www.425dxn.org
                425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE:   http://www.425dxn.org/monthly

****************************************************************************

               425 DX News is a free of charge weekly bulletin
      edited by Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ and Valeria Pregliasco, IK1ADH

            Its contents may be used, reproduced and distributed
                        in part or full provided that
               "425 DX News" or "425DXN" receive proper credit

          Contributors are invited to send their DX information to
                 Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ (425dxn@alice.it)
                      The deadline is 12 UTC on Fridays

****************************************************************************

                           Direttore Responsabile
                            Gabriele Villa, I2VGW
               Giornalista Professionista - Tessera n. 071675
                      Ordine Nazionale dei Giornalisti
                                Roma, Italia

****************************************************************************







425DXN by I1JQJ since 1991