Previous bulletin
425DXNews Home Page

425 DX News #1277
24 Oct 2015

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


                                                               
3D2    - After the activity from  Tuvalu  (see  T2  below),  Tim  NL8F  will
        return home, while Dean KW7XX, Dick  N7RO,  Steve  VE7CT  and  Paul
        W7IV will go and be  active  as  3D2RJ  (requested  callsign)  from
        Rakiraki on  the  island  of  Viti  Levu  (OC-016),  Fiji  on  3-10
        December. Plans are to operate CW, SSB and digital modes on  160-10
        metres with one station "going full time  and  the  second  station
        when propagation and coherent souls permit".  QSL  via  N7RO,  with
        logsearch and OQRS on Club Log.  Logs  will  be  uploaded  to  LoTW
        approximately  4  months  after   the    DXpedition    ends.    See
        www.cq-tuvalu-fiji.com for further information. [TNX QRZ DX]
3W     - Kumio, JA8VE (3W4VE) and Hiro, JF1OCQ (3W4VX) will be  active  from
        Phu Quoc Island (AS-128) on 4-11 November. They will  operate  SSB,
        CW, RTTY and possibly JT65 on 160-6 metres with two  stations.  QSL
        via home calls. [TNX The Daily DX]
4U1UN  - In celebration of the United Nations' 70th anniversary, the  UN  HQ
        Amateur Radio Club (www.4u1un.net) will  be  active  as  4U70UN  on
        24-25 October [425DXN 1275]. A large number of  operators  will  be
        active on as many bands and modes as possible from 10.00  to  18.00
        local  time  (14-22  UTC)  on  those  two  days,  as  no  overnight
        operation is allowed.  The  operation  will  take  place  from  the
        ground-level garden area within the  UN  HQ  complex  in  New  York
        City. QSL via HB9BOU, direct or bureau, and LoTW.
4W     - Currently active from Timor  Leste  (OC-148)  are  Hide,  4W/JI1AVY
        until 26 October and Tack, 4W/JE1CKA until the 28th. Plans  are  to
        concentrate on the low  bands  CW,  but  expect  some  activity  by
        4W/JE1CKA during the CQ WW DX SSB Contest. QSL via home  calls  and
        LoTW.
A3     - Martin, OK1FZM (A35OK) and his wife Lenka, OK1WZM (A35OL)  will  be
        active from Tonga between late October  and  early  November.  They
        will operate SSB and CW from  Tongatapu  (OC-049,  27-29  October),
        the Ha'apai group (OC-169, 29 October-3 November)  and  the  Vava'u
        group (OC-064, 3-10 November). QSL via home calls. [TNX  The  Daily
        DX]
DU     - Elena, RC5A and Yuri, RM0F will be active as DU9/RC5A and  DU9/RM0F
        from Siargao Island (OC-235) on 1-13 November.  They  will  operate
        CW and SSB on 160-10 metres. QSL via home calls,  direct  (OQRS  on
        Club Log) or bureau. [TNX RC5A]
F      - F4HJO, F4CVA, F5THW and F5UPO will be active as  TM5CT from  Grande
        Ile, Chausey Islands (EU-039) on 4-7 November.  They  will  operate
        SSB, CW, RTTY on 80-10 metres. QSL via  F4HJO,  direct  or  bureau,
        and LoTW.
F      - TM21COP is the special callsign that Francois, F8DVD will be  using
        from 29 November to 13  December,  for  the  21st  Session  of  the
        Conference  of  the  Parties  to  the  United  Nations    Framework
        Convention on Climate Change to be held in Paris. Activity will  be
        on on 40-10 metres SSB. QSL  via  F8DVD,  direct  or  bureau.  [TNX
        F8DVD]
FM     - Gerd, DL7VOG (www.dl7vog.de)  will  be  active  as  FM/DL7VOG  from
        Martinique (NA-107) from 10 November to 8  December,  including  an
        entry in the WAE DX RTTY (14-15 November). He will be QRV on  160-6
        metres mainly CW and RTTY, and will also participate in the  CQ  WW
        DX CW Contest as TO4GU. QSL via home call, bureau or  direct  (OQRS
        for both options on Club Log).
J6     - Joe N7BF, Bill AA4OC, Frank KB7NJV,  Russ  N7QR,  Dave  N7DWL,  Mac
        WT4BT will be active from St.  Lucia  (NA-108)  on  7-14  November.
        They will be QRV as J68KF, J6/AA4OC, J6/KB7NJV,  J6/N7QR,  J6/N7DWL
        and J6/WT4BT on 40-10 metres, plus 80 and  6  metres  if  possible.
        QSL via home calls and LoTW. [TNX DX World]
JA     - Active from Shodo (AS-200) on 24-26 October will be  JI3DST/5  (QSL
        via home call, direct or bureau), 8J3KGR/5  (special  callsign  for
        the 60th anniversary of  the  town  of  Kamigori,  QSL  via  bureau
        automatically or direct to JH3HGI), 8N3KCJ/5 and 8N5KCJ/5  (special
        callsigns for the 40th anniversary of the Keymen's Club  of  Japan,
        QSL via bureau automatically or direct to JO3OMA). [TNX JI3DST]
OZ     - Josef DF2KK, Georg DL3YAT, Vinny  DL6II  and  Ben  DO1BEN  will  be
        active as OZ0IL from Lolland  Island  (EU-029)  on  5-14  November.
        They will be QRV on 80-6 metres with two stations. QSL via  DO1BEN,
        bureau preferred. See www.do1ben.de for further  information.  [TNX
        rsgbiota.org]
PZ     - DF7OGO, K0AD, K3WT, N0AT,  N0STL  and  W0OR  will  be  active  from
        Suriname from 23 November to 2 December, including an entry in  the
        CQ WW DX CW Contest as as PZ5W. QSL via  N0AT,  direct  or  bureau,
        and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]
T2     - Dean KW7XX, Dick N7RO, Tim NL8F, Steve VE7CT and Paul W7IV will  be
        active  as  T2TT  from  Tuvalu  (OC-015)  from  24  November  to  2
        December. Plans are to operate CW, SSB and digital modes on  160-10
        metres with two stations running most of the time. They might  have
        a third station on from time to time, and  will  try  to  keep  one
        station running on the highest open band  at  all  times.  QSL  via
        K8NA, with logsearch and OQRS on Club Log. Logs  will  be  uploaded
        to LoTW approximately 4  months  after  the  DXpedition  ends.  See
        www.cq-tuvalu-fiji.com for further information. [TNX QRZ DX]
VP2E   - Andy, DL9USA and Jan, DJ8NK will be active  as  VP2ECC  and  VP2ENK
        from Anguilla (NA-022) on 9-18 November. They will operate CW,  SSB
        and digital modes. QSL via home calls, direct or  bureau.  [TNX  DX
        World]

CQ WW DX SSB CONTEST  --->  The  following  stations  have  announced  their
participation in this year's event (24-25 October):
ZONE   CALL          CATEGORY     COUNTRY              QSL VIA
--------------------------------------------------------------
02     VB2T          M/S HP       Canada               VE2JCW
02     VE2IDX        SOAB LP      Canada               VE3ZF
05     VP9I          M/S          Bermuda              WW3S/LoTW
07     5J0B          M/S          San Andres           LU1FM
07     TI5/W3TB      M/?          Costa Rica
07     V3A           SO           Belize               M0OXO
07     YN5Z          SOAB HP      Nicaragua            K7ZO/LoTW
07     YS1YS         M/S          El Salvador          YS1GMV
08     6Y9X          SO           Jamaica              KQ1F
08     8P2K          SOSB 15m     Barbados             KU9C
08     8P5A          SOAB HP      Barbados             NN1N/LoTW
08     8P6ET         SOSB 10m     Barbados             KU9C
08     8P9AL         SO           Barbados             KG9N
08     FG4KH                      Guadeloupe           F1DUZ
08     KG4EM         SOAB         Guantanamo Bay       KB7GJ
08     KP3Z          SOAB LP      Puerto Rico          N4AO
08     NP2P          SOAB LP      Virgin Isls          LoTW
08     NP2X          SOAB         Virgin Isls          K5WW
08     PJ7PL         SO LP        Sint Maarten         WA1ZAM
08     T42US                      Cuba                 WB2REM
08     TO1E          M/S          St. Martin           K9EL/LoTW
08     TO2M          SOAB HP      Martinique           LY5W
08     TO4K          M/2          St. Barthelemy       G3NKC
08     V26B          M/?          Antigua              KA2AEV/LoTW
08     V47JA         SOAB         St. Kitts            W5JON/LoTW
08     V47T          M/S          St. Kitts & Nevis    W2RQ/LoTW
08     VP2MDG        SOAB HP      Montserrat           K2DM/LoTW
08     VP2V/N3DXX    M/S          British Virgin Isls  NR6M/LoTW
08     VP5S          M/S          Caicos Isls          K0MD/LoTW
09     9Y4D          SOSB 20m     Trinidad & Tobago    9Y4D/LoTW
09     FY5KE         M/S          French Guiana        FY1FL
09     HK1NA         M/M          Colombia             K6IPM
09     P40A          SOAB         Aruba                WD9DZV
09     P40W          SOAB LP      Aruba                N2MM/LoTW
09     P49Y          SOAB         Aruba                AE6Y/LoTW
09     PJ2T          M/?          Curacao              W3HNK/LoTW
09     PJ4G          M/S          Bonaire              WA2NHA
09     PJ4Q          M/?          Bonaire              W4PA
10     HC0E          M/2          Ecuador              HC1JQ
11     PQ5B          M/S          Brazil               PP5VB
11     PY0F/AA4NC    SOAB         Fernando de Noronha  AA4VK
11     ZW5B          M/M          Brazil               K3IRV
12     CB1H          M/?          Chile                CE1DY
12     CB3W          M/?          Chile                XQ4CW
13     LP7D          M/S          Argentina            LotW
13     LU8YE         M/2          Argentina            IK2DUW
14     5P5X          SOSB 40m     Denmark              OZ0J
14     C37N          M/M          Andorra              C37URA
14     CQ7X          SOSB 40m     Portugal             CT7AGL
14     CR2X                       Azores Isls          OH2BH
14     CU2KG                      Azores Isls          OH2BH
14     ED1B          M/S          Spain                LotW
14     ED1R          M/?          Spain                EC1KR/LotW
14     ED1WW         M/2          Spain                EA1FCR
14     EE5T          M/S          Spain                LotW
14     EI1A          SOAB         Ireland              PA3249/LoTW
14     GJ2A          M/S          Jersey               LoTW
14     HB0A                       Liechtenstein        LoTW
14     LX7I          SOAB         Luxembourg           LX2A
14     MM1E          SOAB LP      Scotland             LoTW
14     SI9AM         M/S          Sweden               SM3TIR
15     3Z6O          SOAB         Poland               SP6NVK
15     9H3PP         SO           Malta                HA5PP
15     E7DX          M/S          Bosnia-Herzegovina   E77E
15     IB1B          SOSB 20m     Italy                IW1QN
15     II2S          M/S          Italy                IZ2FOS
15     II9W          SOSB 20m     Sicily               LoTW
15     LY2W          M/2          Lithuania            LotW
15     LY7A          M/M          Lithuania            LotW
15     OE2S          M/S          Austria              OE2GEN/LotW
15     OG55W         SOAB         Finland              OG55W
15     OH0JFP        SOSB 15m     Aland Isls           OH0JFP
15     OH0X          SOAB         Aland Isls           OH2TA
15     OH5Z          M/S          Finland              LotW
15     ZA/OH2YY      SOAB         Albania              OH2YY
16     RM3F          M/S          Russia (EU)          LotW
16     UE25R         M/2          Russia (EU)          RN3RQ
16     UR3QTN        SOSB 15m     Ukraine              UR3QTN
19     UI0L          M/S          Russia (AS)          RW0MM
20     4X7R          M/S          Israel               4X6OM
20     4Z0DX         SOSB 20m     Israel               4Z4DX/LoTW
20     C4A           M/2          Cyprus               5B4KH/LoTW
20     SZ1A          M/S          Greece               LotW
21     4L0A          SOAB HP      Georgia              EA7FTR/LoTW
21     4L8A          SOSB 20m     Georgia              K1BV/LoTW
21     9K2HN         M/?          Kuwait               9K2HN/LoTW
21     9K2K          SOAB         Kuwait               LoTW
21     A71CV         M/M          Qatar                A71CV
21     A73A          M/2          Qatar                A71A
24     BD1LT         M/?          China                BD1LT/LoTW
26     E21YDP        SOAB LP      Thailand             E21YDP
26     E2A           M/2          Thailand             E21EIC
26     E2E           M/?          Thailand             HS0AC
26     E2X           M/S          Thailand             E20GMY/LoTW
26     XV2CJB        SO           Vietnam              JJ2CJB/LoTW
27     AH0BT         M/2          Mariana Isls         7L1FPU
27     AH0K          M/2          Mariana Isls         OH6GDX
27     AH2R          M/2          Guam                 LoTW
27     KG2A/KH2      SOAB         Guam                 JJ1RJR
27     V6AAA                      Micronesia           JH2BNL
27     V6WW                       Micronesia           JA2NQG
28     4W/JE1CKA                  Timor Leste          JE1CKA
28     9M2M          M/S          West Malaysia        direct
28     YB0NDT        SOSB 40m     Indonesia            YB0NDT/LoTW
28     YB8ROP                     Indonesia            LotW
28     YE2A          M/S          Indonesia            YE2A/LoTW
31     KH7CW         M/S          Hawaii               K2WR/LoTW
31     NH7A          SOAB         Hawaii               F5VHJ/LoTW
32     A35JP         SO           Tonga                JA0RQV/LoTW
32     E51EAQ        SO           South Cook Isls      SP7DQR
33     3V8SS         SOAB         Tunisia              LX1NO/LotW
33     CN2AA         M/?          Morocco              UA2FM/LoTW
33     CN2R          M/2          Morocco              W7EJ
33     CN3A          M/?          Morocco              IV3ZXQ/LoTW
33     CR3A          M/?          Madeira              EA5GL/LoTW
33     ED8W          SOAB LP      Canary Isls          EA1BP
33     ED9K          M/2          Ceuta & Melilla      EA7LS
33     EF8R          M/S          Canary Isls          EB7DX/LoTW
33     EF8U          SOAB HP      Canary Isls          LoTW
33     IG9R          SOSB 160m    (AF) Italy           IK8HCG
33     IH9A          SOSB 160m    African Italy        LoTW
33     IH9MYC        SOSB         African Italy        eQSL
33     S0S                        Western Sahara       EA2JG
35     C5C           SO LP        The Gambia           F5RAV
35     D4C           SOSB 20m     Cape Verde           IK2NCJ/LoTW
35     D4Z           SOSB 10m     Cape Verde           IK2NCJ/LoTW
36     ZD7W          SOAB         St. Helena           W6NV/LoTW
40     TF3CW         SOSB 20m     Iceland              LX1NO
40     TF4X          SOAB HP      Iceland              G3SWH/LoTW
Do not forget to give a look at the Announced Operations listing  maintained
by Bill, NG3K at www.ng3k.com/Misc/cqs2015.html - good contest to you all!

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

425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The September 2015  issue  is  now  available  for
download at www.425dxn.org/monthly/index.html. [TNX IZ3EBA]

DXCC NEWS ---> Sharon  Taratula,  Awards  Manager  at  the  ARRL  Radiosport
Department, reports that D44TUQ (Cape Verde, 2015 operation),  TZ4AM  (Mali,
2015-16 operations) and VK9LN (Lord Howe Island,  2015-16  operations)  have
been approved for DXCC credit.

E30FB ---> Zorro, JH1AJT started activity at 12.05 UTC  on  16  October  and
shut down around 9.35 UTC on the 22nd. He expects to upload  the  final  log
to http://www.clublog.org/logsearch/E30FB/SOLO on 26 October. QSL  for  this
operation via JH1AJT; Club Log's OQRS will be enabled.

FT4JA ---> The team for next year's DXpedition  to  Juan  de  Nova  (AF-012)
[425DXN 1267] now includes ten operators (F1NGP, F2DX, F4BKV, F4FET,  F4HAU,
F5CWU, F5PTM, F5UFX, F6BEE and FM5CD). They will be active as FT4JA from  31
March to 14 April, on 160-10 metres CW, SSB and RTTY. The Chief  Pilot  will
be F5UKW, who will collect, summarize and forward to the team on the  island
the feedback from the regional pilots - N5FG (Americas), ON9CFG (Europe  and
Africa) and JJ3PRT (Asia and Oceania). The latest press  release  (dated  22
October) is available on on www.juandenovadx.com, along with information  on
the project and how to donate ("each donation brings us one step  closer  to
Juan de Nova"). [TNX F5NQL]

HAMRADIO SHOW ---> The sixth edition of HamRadio Show will take place on  14
November in Brenes, near Sevilla in southern Spain.  This  year's  topic  is
"El Mundo del DX", featuring various  presentations,  DXCC  QSL  Card  Field
Check (160m included) and Amateur Radio US License  Exam  sessions.  Details
on the event can be found on www.hamradioshow.es.

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

QSLs received direct or through managers: 3G0ZC  (SA-005),  3XY0ZA,  4F2KWT,
5T0ITU, 5T0JL, 5Z0L,  7X4AN,  9M2/R6AF/p  (AS-073),  9M58MJ,  9N7BM,  9V1PW,
CB1D, CO2ELS, D67GIA, DU2US, E6GG, EP2LMA, ET3AA, FH/F6AJQ,  H76W  (NA-212),
HB0/DL5YL, KP2D, LX/ON4WRC, LY2PX, OH3OJ/8 (EU-184), OY/M0GXM,  OZ2U,  PJ6A,
R3RRC/0 (AS-082), RA1ALA/1 (EU-086), RC9O, RF3A/0 (AS-082), RI1PT  (EU-188),
S01WS, T41C (NA-093),T88HZ,  TI9/RA9USU,  UE2IT,  UK8OM,  VE1AI/9  (NA-068),
VE7ACN/7 (NA-075), VE7DP/7 (NA-181),  VK2SSI  (OC-194),  VP8AIB/100,  VP8LP,
YB9/DL7UVO,  YC8RBI  (OC-210),  YC8UTI  (OC-209),  YF1AR/0   (OC-177),  ZY8P
(SA-072).
 
 
 
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       	
****************************************************************************
                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