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425 DX News #1316
23 Jul 2016

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Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH

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5R     - John, IK5BCM  is  active  holiday  style  as  5R8BC  from  Nosy  Be
         (AF-057), Madagascar until 2 August. He operate SSB,  CW  and  some
         digital mode on 40-10 metres. QSL via homecall and  LoTW;  OQRS  on
         Club Log.
         JA3EIZ, JG3DOR, JH3BDB, JH3GCN, JH3GVJ, JO3LVG and ZL1JAP  will  be
         active on 40-6 metres mainly SSB and CW as BW/homecall from  Kinmen
         Island (AS-102) from 29 July to 1 August. QSl via home calls.  They
         will participate in the IOTA  Contest  as  BO0KS  (QSL  via  BV2NT,
         direct or bureau). [TNX JI3DST]
CN     - Richard, F8FGU will be  active  as  CN2RN  from  the  Middle  Atlas
         range, Morocco between 25 July and 14 August. He will  operate  SSB
         and CW on the HF bands. QSL via bureau to F8FGU. [TNX F8REF]
EI     - A team from the Peak Contest Group  (G0SYP,  G3SHF,  M0DCG,  M0TJU,
         M1PTR and M5KJM) will be active  as  EJ0SR  from  Arranmore  Island
         (EU-121) from 27 July to 2 August. Their primary  purpose  will  be
         to participate in the IOTA Contest. QSL via  bureau  to  M5KJM  and
FP     - Alain, F6ACH will be active as FP/F6ACH and maybe also as  TO200SPM
         from St. Pierre & Miquelon (NA-032) on 22-30 July. He will  be  QRV
         on 40, 20 (mainly), 17, 15  and  10  metres.  QSL  via  home  call,
         direct or bureau. [TNX DX News]
GW     - A team from  Germany  and  Wales  (DJ6OI,  DJ8NK,  DL9GFB,  GW0ANA,
         GW1CUQ and MW0USK) will be active as GB5FI from  Flat  Holm  Island
         (EU-124) from 28 July to 1 August. During  the  IOTA  Contest  they
         will be using GW8K. QSL both callsigns via GW0ANA.
I      - A team from ARI San Benedetto del Tronto will be active as  IQ6SB/p
         from the Ortona lighthouse on 24 July. They will  operate  SSB  and
         CW starting around 7 UTC. QSL via bureau. [TNX IK6XEJ]
I      - Michele, IW7EGQ will be active as ID9/IW7EGQ   from  Lipari  Island
         (EU-017)  on  25-29  July.  QSL  via  Club   Log’s    OQRS.    [TNX]
IS0    - Once again Massimo, I0PNM will be  active  as  IM0/I0PNM  from  San
         Pietro Island (EU-165) from 22 July to 20 August. He  will  operate
         SSB and RTTY on 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres, and will  participate  in
         the IOTA Contest. QSL via home call. [TNX I0PNM]
JW     - Helge, LB5WB will be active as JW/LB5WB from  Spitsbergen  (EU-026)
         from 29 July to 1 August. QSL via home call (bureau preferred)  and
         LoTW. [TNX]
PY     - The National Telecommunications  Agency  has  authorized  Brazilian
         amateur radio operators to celebrate  the  Olympic  and  Paralympic
         Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro by using special callsigns  from
         1  August  to  30  September.  They  will  take  the  form  of  any
         individual callsign with a  double  prefix  number,  e.g.  PY1AA  =
         PY11AA,  PP2ABC  =  PP22ABC,  PY6XY  =  PY66XY,  PT9MM  =   PT99MM.
         Information on the  Rio  2016  Award,  sponsored  by  the  Liga  de
         Amadores Brasileiros de Radio Emissao  (LABRE),  can  be  found  at
T2     - Tom, KC0W  [425DXN  1314]  is  now  active  as  T2COW  from  Tuvalu
         (OC-015) until 18 August. He operates CW only on 160-6 metres.  QSL
         direct only to KC0W and logsearch on Club  Log.  He  does  not  use
T30    - Tony, 3D2AG is  active  as  T30AR  from  Tarawa,  Western  Kiribati
         (OC-017) until 25 July. He operates CW, RTTY,  JT65,  SSB  on  40-6
         metres, mostly between 0400 to 1300 UTC and 1800 to 2100  UTC.  QSL
         via 3D2AG, see for PayPal instructions.
UA     - Special station R16CWC will be active from  23  July  to  2  August
         during the 4th annual meeting of  the  Russian  CW  Club.  Detailed
         information on the RCWC Telegraph Marathon (23 July-23 August)  can
         be found on QSL via RM4C.
UA     - The RI0FS Dxpedition to Shikotan Island (AS-062) [425DXN  1313]  is
         now expected to take place on 11-17  August.  Plans  are  for  five
         operators to be QRV on all  bands  and  modes  with  two  stations.
         Bookmark for updates.
VK     - Owing to reasons beyond  his  control,  Andy,  VK5MAV  has  had  to
         cancel  his  planned  IOTA  operation  from  the  Lacepede  Islands
         (OC-214)  [425DXN  1305].  He  is  willing  to  either  return  the
         donations he has received so  far  (email  to  au47sk[@]
         for information) or use  them  for  another  IOTA  expedition  (his
         "back-up plan") that will be held in early September:  "the  island
         is no less interesting",  he  says,  but  for  the  time  being  he
         touches wood and refrains from giving further details.
W      - Special  event  station  K4P  (  will  be
         active from Chincoteague Island (NA-083) on 23-31  July,  including
         activity during the IOTA Contest on 40, 20, and 15 metres SSB.  QSL
         via N3JS, OQRS on Club Log.

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

CQ WW DX CONTEST TRIUMVIRATE ---> Newly-appointed CQWW DX  Contest  Director
Doug  Zwiebel  (KR2Q)  has  announced  a  restructuring   of    the  contest
committee's  leadership  as  his  first  formal  act.  He  is  changing  the
director's position to a "triumverate", with Scott Robbins  (W4PA)  and  Bob
Naumann (W5OV) as co-directors. "We will all  share  the  various  tasks  of
'Director' and we all will provide backup or contingency coverage  for  each
other for most, if not all, aspects  of  CQWW  Committee  leadership",  Doug
stated  in  his  16  July  announcement  on  the  CQWW   DX    Contest  blog
( [TNX CQ Newsroom]

RZ0ZWA/P ---> Andy, EU7A reports that the  RZ0ZWA/p  DXpedition  to  Ptichiy
Island (AS-091) [425DXN 1315] has been cancelled  owing  to  reasons  beyond
the team’s control.

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

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3V8SS       LX1NO       EF4HQ       EA4URE      OE0HQ       OE3KAB
4J29RA      4K4K        EF8R        EB7DX       OE150LISSA  OE6NFK
4JRA29      4J5A        EG5FPN      EB5AG       OL6HQ       OK1MP
4K9W        DL6KVA      EI0HQ       EI4BZ       OP0HQ       ON7LX
4U6F        S57DX       EI1A        PA3249      OR70AF      ON2KFJ
5B4ALX      IZ4AMS      EI2IM       W4ZYT       OZ1HQ       OZ1ACB
5C5W        EA5XX       EM10UCF     UR7CT       OZ4SOP      OZ4CG
5H3EE       DL4ME       EM25S       UW8SM       P33W        UA3DX
5J0Y        HK3Y        EM80EM      UR4EYN      P3F         M0URX
5R8BC       IK5BCM      EN90W       UY5XE       P3Z         5B4AFM
7S5A        SM4DDS      EP4YN       WA3FRP      PA6HQ       PA3CAL
7U9C        SM4VPZ      ER7HQ       ER1FF       PD17MH      PD0MV
7Z1JA       KE5JA       ET3AA       N2OO        PJ2HQ       W3HNK
8N7I        JN7DIY      FM5FJ       KU9C        PJ4DX       M0URX
8P1W        KU9C        FR4PV       F5OZK       R100MA      RZ5D
8P6MM       KE1B        FS4WBS      IZ1MHY      R16ARMI     UC4A
8P6NN       W6NN        GB4NTB      GW4EZW      R80BSR      RC3M
9A0HQ       9A3JB       GM7V        N3SL        R80NKR      RC3M
9H3DA       DG6DD       GR2HQ       M0OXO       RA1ALA/0    RA1ALA
9J2BO       G3TEV       GW9X        MW1LCR      S01WS       EA2JG
9J2HN       JR2KDN      HB2K        HB9OCR      S50HQ       S54G
9M4CC       9W2QC       HC2AO       RC5A        SK9HQ       SM6JSM
9M6XRO      M0URX       HF2SDM      SP9PKZ      SN0HQ       SP7DQR
A31MM       EA5GL       HF31WYD     SQ9T        SN15WKD     SP5PMU
A61CK       IZ8CLM      HF7NATO     SP7PGK      ST0A        ST2M
A61Q        EA7FTR      HF800L      SQ4NR       SV5/OH2FUW  OH5AB
A61ZX       IZ8CLM      HG0HQ       HA8IB       SV8/DJ4EL/p DJ4EL
A65BP       UA6MF       HH2/HB9AMO  M0URX       SW8YA       HA1YA
A71HQ       A71A        HK1MW       N2OO        T2COW       KC0W
A93JA       KE5JA       HO2FD       HP2BWJ      T30AR       3D2AG
A96A        A92AA       HV6SP       IK0FVC      T40HQ       OH2TA
AP2NK       W3HNK       IY1A        IW1ARB      T88GA       JA7XBG
AT1HQ       VU2PTT      J68HS       WB4WXE      TM0HQ       F5CWU
B1HQ        BA4EG       J77HQ       WI9WI       TM0QSM      F4AVX
B4HQ        BA4EG       J87HQ       KE1B        TM160NT     F6KRK
B7HQ        BA4EG       JT0YPS      UA9YPS      TM16PO      F5DRD
BV0HQ       BM2JCC      JT0YTX      RA9YTX      TM1LH       F4FET
C31CT       EA3QS       JT1FDB      DD0CW       TM24EURO    F8DZU
C91IW       ZS1WY       JT5FW       RZ3FW       TM7BR       F4ELK
CE2SQE      W3HNK       JY9FC       E73Y        UE00S       RZ4AWB
CE3CT       EA5KB       KB7G/KH6    VR2BG       V84SHQ      V85TL
CN8KD       EA5XX       KH2TJ       W7TR        VK5WIA      VK5CP
CO4LS       EA7FTR      KH6LC       WA6WPG      XE1LM       XE2AU
CO4SM       EA7FTR      KL7RRC/p    N7RO        XW1IC       E21EIC
CR5HQ       CT1REP      KP3Z        N4AO        YB48AR      YB1LZ
CR5J        CT1EHX      LS4AA       LU4AA       YN3GEA      OE3GEA
CR6K        CT1ILT      LY0HQ       LY8O        YT0HQ       YU1SRS
CV7S        CX7SS       LY763KM     LY3X        Z60A        OH2BH
D44TWO      M0OXO       LZ7HQ       LZ1BJ       Z68BH       OH2BH
DU1/JA1PBV  JA1PBV      MD2C        MD0CCE      ZB2TT       M0URX
DX0HQ       DX1PAR      NP2J        K8RF        ZF1A        K6AM
E2HQ        E21EIC      NP2X        K5WW        ZF2ET       K5GO
E7HQ        E71A        NP3A        WD8CW       ZS6CCY      K3IRV
EA8/IW2NEF  IK2DUW      OD5RZ       YO3FRI      ZW0HQ       PY2AA
EA8DBM      RC5A        OD5SK       IZ8CLM      ZY8M        PT7BI

3D2AG    Antoine de Ramon N'Yeurt, P.O. Box 10842, Laucala Beach Estate,
         Suva, Fiji
3DA0AY   Braam Devernier, P.O. Box 178, Karino, Nelspruit, 1204, South
7T0HQ    Ben Lagha, 18 rue Louis Aragon, 26200 Montelimar, France
DJ4EL    Markus Weidemann, Postfach 300101, 59543 Lippstadt, Germany
JA1PBV   Sadao Ito, 3-8-12 Baraki, Ishioka-shi, Ibaraki-ken, 315-0042, Japan
N7RO     Richard J. Moen, 2935 Plymouth Dr, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
NU1AW    International Amateur Radio Union, P.O. Box 310905, Newington CT
         06131-0905, USA
PT7BI    Milton Daniel Moutinho de Assuncao, Rua Joao Araripe 120 Apto.
         703-B, Parreao, Fortaleza – CE, 60410-356, Brazil
RA1ALA   Mikhail B. Lipin, Novokolomyazhsky prospekt 11-630,
         Sankt-Peterburg, 197375, Russia
RA9YTX   Dmitry Melnikov, ul. Zapadnaya 20-2, Rubtsovsk, 658208, Russia
UA9YPS   Alexander Shishkin, Kalinina 18-18, Rubtsovsk, 658213, Russia
YB1LZ    P.O. Box 1090, Bandung 40010, Indonesia
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