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425 DX News #1314
9 Jul 2016

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

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The deadline is 12 UTC on Fridays

3DA0   - Braam, ZS6AYE will be active again  as  3DA0AY  from  Swaziland  on
         18-25 July. He will operate mainly digital modes on  40-10  metres.
         QSL via ZS6AYE (direct), OQRS on Club Log. [TNX DX World]
9A     - Stu,  VK4SDD  will  be  active  as  9A/VK4SDD  from  Pasman  Island
         (EU-170) on 10-22 July.  QSL  via  home  call,  direct  only.  [TNX]
BY     - A large group of operators will be active from  Yijiangshan  Island
         (AS-141) from 26 July to 1 August.  Look  for  B5/BA4TB,  B5/BD4TQ,
         B5/BD4TR, B5/BD4TS,  B5/BD5FFK,  B5/BG4TRN,  B5/BG4TVT,  B5/BG4TYQ,
         B5/BG5FCH, B5/BH4TGQ, B5/BH4TVU,  B5/BI4RYM,  B5/BI4SCC  and  maybe
         others to operate SSB, CW and digital modes  on  80-6  metres  with
         two stations. QSL via home calls. The  group  will  participate  in
         the IOTA Contest as B5C (QSL via BA4TB). [TNX BA4TB]
DL     - The European  DX  Foundation  (  celebrates  its  30th
         anniversary with a special callsign, DL30EUDXF, to be  aired  until
         31 December. QSL via DJ6SI.
EA6    - Alex, IN3BYZ will be active as EA6/IN3BYZ  from  Menorca,  Balearic
         Islands (EU-004) on 15-29 July. He will be QRV on 20, 17, 10 and  6
         metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX]
EA9    - Javier, EC7DZZ and Manuel, EA7FKH will  be  active  as  EG9LH  from
         Faro del Morro in Melilla on 16-17 July. QSL via EC7DZZ.
HC    -  Special  callsign  HD085QRC  will  be  active  on  16-23  July   to
         celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Quito  Radio  Club  (HC1QRC).
         Activity will be on 80-6 metres CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL  via
         HC1JQ and LoTW. [TNX The Daily DX]
HH     - Pierre, HB9AMO ( will be active again as  HH2/HB9AMO
         from Haiti (NA-096) on 8-26 July. He will operate CW only on  40-10
         metres. QSL via  M0URX  (OQRS  on  and  LoTW;
         logsearch on Club Log. [TNX M0URX]
HK0_sa - Clemente, HK3Y will be  active  as  5J0Y  from  San  Andres  Island
         (NA-033) on 18-23 July. QSL to HK3Y Clemente  Martinez  Rozo,  Liga
         Colombiana de Radioaficionados, P.O. Box 584, Bogota, Colombia.
PY     - PS8AB, PS8PY, PS8RV, PU8PSF and PU8RZB will  be  active  from  Ilha
         das Canarias (SA-072) on 29-31 July [425DXN 1310]. Callsigns to  be
         used are ZY8DIG (40, 20, 15, 10 and 2 metres on digital  modes  and
         satellite) and ZY8D (40, 20, 15 and 10  metres  SSB,  IOTA  Contest
         included). QSL both callsigns via PS8RV, direct only.
RI1F   - Evgenij, UA4RX has been stationed at the Ernst Krenkel  Observatory
         on Heiss Island (EU-019),  Franz  Josef  Land  since  early  August
         2015. He has been unable to be QRV [425DXN 1285] until  late  June,
         when he became active as RI1FJ on 30m CW and 20m CW, SSB and  RTTY.
         He is expected to go QRT in a few daysí time, soon  after  the  RSV
         Mikhail  Somov  arrives  -  follow    the    shipís    course    on  His  QSL  manager  has  "no
         e-mail communication with the island" and patience is needed  until
         he can "establish a log exchange procedure".  See  RI1FJ's
         page for updates. QSL via LoTW or direct to  UA2FM;  logsearch  and
         OQRS on Club Log in due course.
SM     - Kjell, SM4DDS will be active  as  7S5A  from  Stora Alo/Boko Island
         (EU-177) on 13-18 July.  He  will  operate  CW  and  SSB  on  80-10
         metres, and hopefully 6m. QSL direct or bureau, preferably  through
         the OQRS on Club Log, and LoTW. [TNX SM4DDS]
T2     - Tom, KC0W [425DXN 1313] now expects to be QRV from  Tuvalu  between
         21 July and 18 August, and to remain active as  5W0COW  from  Samoa
         until 15 July. He operates CW only  on  160-6  metres.  QSL  direct
         only to KC0W and logsearch on Club Log. He does not use LoTW.
UA     - Mikhail, RA1ALA will be active as RA1ALA/0 from  Paramushir  Island
         (AS-025) on 10-19 July. He will operate SSB on 40, 20,  15  and  10
         metres. QSL direct to home call. [TNX DX World]
UA     - Vladimir RA0ZJ, Sergej UA0ZL, Sergej UA0ZFW,  Aleksandr  UA0ZM  and
         Igor R0XA will be active as RZ0ZWA/p from Ptichiy  Island  (AS-091)
         on 12-20 July. They will operate CW, SSB and PSK  on  80-10  metres
         with three stations. They might operate as/mm  during  the  voyage,
         which is expected to start from Petropavlovsk-Kamchtsky on 8  July.
         QSL route TBA. [TNX UA9KDF]
W      - Scott, NE1RD will be active as NE1RD/1 from Lovell Island  (NA-148)
         on 8-10 July and again for the IOTA Contest  at  the  end  of  this
         month. QSL via home call, direct or bureau,  eQSL  and  LoTW.  [TNX]
XU     - Thanks to  a  change  to  their  local  accommodation,  the  XU7MDC
         DXpedition to Cambodia [425DXN 1303] can  add  two  more  operators
         (one for CW and one for  SSB)  to  their  team.  If  interested  in
         joining  the  expedition,   please    contact    Antonio,    IZ8CCW
         (iz8ccw[@] or  Gabriele, I2VGW (i2vgw[@]  XU7MDC
         will be QRV on 4-14 November with five stations 24/7  and  a  focus
         on the low bands and digital modes.  See  for
         further information.

IARU HF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ---> The object of  the  contest  is  to  contact
other amateurs around the world  - especially member-society HQ stations and
IARU officials - in as many ITU zones as possible on 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and
10 metres CW and SSB.  This year's event (
will run from  12 UTC on 9 July until  12 UTC on the 10th. The following  is
a selection  of  IARU  Member  Society  HQ stations  that  are  expected  to
Call       DXCC                Mult
8N1HQ      Japan               JARL
8N4HQ      Japan               JARL
8N7HQ      Japan               JARL
8N8HQ      Japan               JARL
AT1HQ      India               ARSI
BV0HQ      Taiwan              CTARL
DA0HQ      Germany             DARC
DX0HQ      Philippines         PARA
E2HQ       Thailand            RAST
EF4HQ      Spain               URE
EI0HQ      Ireland             IRTS
ET3AA      Ethiopia            EARS
GR2HQ      various             RSGB
HB9HQ      Switzerland         USKA
J77HQ      Dominica            DARCI
J87HQ      St. Vincent         SVGRS
LS4AA/D    Argentina           RCA
LS4AA/F    Argentina           RCA
LS4AA/H    Argentina           RCA
LX8HQ      Luxembourg          RL
LZ7HQ      Bulgaria            BFRA
NU1AW/6    USA                 IARU
OE0HQ      Austria             OVSV
OH2HQ      Finland             SRAL
OL6HQ      Czech Republic      CRC
OP0HQ      Belgium             UBA
PJ2HQ      Curacao             VRONA
R9HQ       Russia              SRR
T40HQ      Cuba                FRC
TM0HQ      France              REF
V84SHQ     Brunei              BDARA
VK5WIA     Australia           WIA
W1AW/9     USA                 ARRL
Z30HQ      Macedonia           RSM
Z60A       Kosovo              SHRAK
ZF1A       Cayman Islands      CARS
Members of the IARU Administrative  Council  and  the  three  IARU  regional
executive committees  will send a signal  report plus AC, R1,  R2  or R3, as

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

CQ WW DX CONTEST ---> Doug Zwiebel, KR2Q has been named Director of  the  CQ
World Wide DX Contest. He succeeds Randy Thompson (K5ZD), who has been  CQWW
Director for the past four years. Doug is the longest-serving member of  the
CQWW Contest Committee, having first joined in 1979. He brought the  contest
into the computer age by writing the  first  mass  log-checking  program  in
1980, and was also responsible for suggesting the establishment  of  the  CQ
Contest Hall of Fame in 1986. [TNX CQ Newsroom]

QSL GALLERY ---> The large collection of QSL cards  on  Les  Nouvelles  DX's
web site has been updated. Fifteen different galleries include 13,845  cards
for the ten Most  Wanted  DXCC  Entities  (2004-15),  the  62  deleted  DXCC
Entities, obsolete prefixes,  stations  from  Maghreb  from  1945  to  1962,
Allied Forces stations in Germany (1945-70), special stations  commemorating
ITU and IARU, Antarctic bases and TAAF (Terres  Australes  and  Antarctiques
Francaises), the various French DXCC island Entities in the  Pacific  Ocean,
the Indian Ocean and the Americas (from 1945 to 1970),  pre-1945  countries,
French Departments and CONUS, plus a  gallery  for  cards  not  accepted  by
DXCC. Your participation is encouraged: [TNX F6AJA].

ZB2TT ---> Robert Morgan, M0TTT received  his  Gibraltar  callsign  in  late
June. He is active as either ZB2TT and ZB2TT/p, and LoTW  certificates  have
been received for  both.  Traditional  QSL  cards  will  be  available  from
August. QSL via M0URX (OQRS on

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3B8/M0RCX   EB7DX       EV75PG      RW6HS       R945A       UA9AB
3Z0DEM      SP9DEM      FR4NT       F4DXW       R99KPM      RW3YW
3Z0ITP      SP9ITP      FW5JJ       F5RXL       RI1FJ       UA2FM
3Z0MNC      SP5MNC      GB100BOS    MI1AIB      RK1O/P      RN1ON
3Z0MZH      SP9MZH      GB13COL     G0VLF       S79V        IZ8CLM
3Z0NWA      SQ5NWA      GB4TDF      G1JYB       SJ7SOP      SM7VRZ
3Z70AR      SQ8ERS      GI36UD      GI4GOS      SN759G      SP3YPR
4U1WB       KK4HD       GP3ZME/p    M0PNN       SN83LOT     SP1PMY
4X0A        4X1VF       HG2016HOD   HA8KCS      SP0OTC      SP3EA
6Y1LZ       K1LZ        HG44FY      HA8FY       SQ65HSC     SP3LPR
6Y7R        NN7AZ       HH2AA       NR6M        SV2400A     SV2HXV
7S70AT      SK2AT       HK3TK       F5CWU       T88MZ       DU1CKF [d]
7X3WPL      7X3DL       II2EURO     IK2AQZ      T88MZ       JH0CKF [b]
8P2K        KU9C        IK2SGL/OA8  IK2AQZ      T88WJ       JS3LSQ
9H3G        JH3FUK      J75KG       K5KG        TM15EURO    F5SSN
9Q6AL       DF9TA       J79IX       W4IX        TM15F       F4WBU
9V1KK       JH1ILX      J79WI       WI9WI       TM16RNB     F8BBL
9Y4W        DL4MDO      JD1BNA      JL1UTS      TM35KMY     F5KMY
AC2CX/KH2   JE1JAC      JW7XM       LA7XM       TM39RLO     F8GGZ
CN2UM       EA5UM       KH2/N9EV    DU1EV       TM65EU      F4ELK
CP1XRM      EA5RM       LS8YE       IK2DUW      TM84MV      F5KPO
CP4BT       DJ2BW       LZ050WZ     LZ1WZ       TM88YL      F5JER
DL0SOP      DL4SVA      LZ1886PGS   LZ1KCP      V4/G0FWX    M0URX
DL30EUDXF   DJ6SI       OX5T        OZ0J        V51WH       DK2WH
DM200PZL    DL2NPC      OZ0TX       DG3XA       V63GG       JR2GAG
DM88YLF     DJ5YL       P29FR       I2RFJ       V73NS       W3HNK
DU1IST      JA1HGY      P3X         5B4AMM      VP5/W5RF    M0URX
DU3LA       W3HNK       P40W        N2MM        XR18CE      XR4CW
E41MT       K6BV        P40XA       WT2P        XV5HS       EA5ZD
E41WT       K6BV        PA100FDM    PB0AEZ      XW4XR       E21EIC
E7TESLA     E77E        PY160FD     PS7AB       YJ0GA       ZL3GA
ED9K        EA7LS       R2016EU     RQ7L        YN2RP       NN3RP
EI8GQB      PA3249      R25ARDF     RX1CQ       ZF2AE       AA5UK
EM7KAA      IK2DUW      R44QFF      UA3QII      ZF2AH       W6VNR
EN0WFF      UT3WX       R44YFF      RQ7L        ZF2CT       W6TCP
EO90WE      US5WE       R750DT      RA1WJ       ZF2GO       K6GO
EV24L       EU7AC       R80BGR      RC3M        ZF2NA       NA6MB

7T7T     Ben Lagha, 18 rue Louis Aragon, 26200 Montelimar, France
F4DXW    Stephane Van Langhenhoven, 24 bis rue de Anter Hent, 29830
         Ploudalmezeau, France
IZ8CLM   Salvatore Rapacciuolo, Ufficio Scafati, Casella Postale 12, 84018
         Scafati SA, Italy
K6BV     Tony Dowler, P.O. Box 1749, Pacifica, CA 94044-1749, USA
NR6M     Rex A. Turvin, 18040 W Banning Street, Casa Grande AZ 85193, USA
RN1ON    Aleksey V. Kuz'menko, P.O. Box 599, Arkhangelsk, 163000, Russia
UA2FM    Victor N. Loginov, P.O. Box 1122, Kaliningrad, 236019, Russia
ZL3GA    Geoff D. Clark, 38A Sneyd Street, Kaiapoi 7630, New Zealand
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