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15 July 2006

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                         Direttore Responsabile I2VGW        
                                               
              
5W      - Ted/K8AQM  (5W0TR),  Jeff/N8CC  (5W0JB),  Dennis/KT8X  (5W0DW)   and
          Kirk/JF3MYU (5W0KI) will be active from  Upolu, Samoa (OC-097)  from
          27 July to 10 August. They will operate on 160-6 metres CW, SSB  and
          RTTY with three stations, and will  participate in the IOTA  Contest
          (possibly as 5W0XX). QSL 5W0DW, 5W0JB, 5W0TR via KT8X; QSL 5W0KI and
          for the IOTA  Contest call via  JF3MYU. Further  information can  be
          found  at  http://www.geocities.jp/jm3uml/samoa2006/index.html [TNX
          The Daily DX]
9A      - Okko, PH2CV will  operate on all  bands SSB as  9A/PH2CV/P from  Krk
          Island (EU-136) from 22 July to  12 August. QSL via home call.  [TNX
          www.rsgbiota.org]
C6      - W2GJ and K4QO will be active as C6APR from Crooked Island  (NA-113),
          Bahamas on 26-31 July. They will operate on 80-6 metres CW and  SSB,
          and will participate in the IOTA Contest. QSL via K3IXD. [TNX K3IXD]
DL      - Peter, DM5DX and Ulf, DL5AXX will participate in the IOTA Contest as
          DR6IOTA from  Usedom  Island (EU-129).  QSL  route  TBA.  [TNX  OPDX
          Bulletin]
EA8     - Special callsign ED8URL  will be  aired on  all bands  and modes  on
          19-21 July  to celebrate  the 44th  anniversary  of URE  Las  Palmas
          Section. QSL via bureau to EA8URL. [TNX EA8AUW]
EI      - David, GI8SKN/EI3GKB and  Alan, GI0PCU/EI3GJB will  operate on  80-6
          metres SSB  as  EJ3GKB/p and  EJ3GJB/p  from  Great  Blasket  Island
          (EU-007) on 15-17 July. [TNX GI8SKN]
ES      - Rolf, DK2ZF  will  be  active  as  ES0/DK2ZF  from  Saaremaa  Island
          (EU-034) between 21 July and 3 August. He will operate mostly CW  on
          HF,  6   metres  and   144/432  MHz.   QSL  via   home  call.   [TNX
          www.rsgbiota.org]
F       - Look for F/ON5HC/p and F/ON5MF/p to  be active on all HF bands  from
          Batz Island (EU-105)  between 29 July  and  5  August. QSL via  home
          calls. [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
FK      - FK8DD will operate as TX1A from  Amedee Lighthouse on 21-31 July  to
          celebrate the 140th anniversary of the lighthouse. Activity will  be
          mostly on CW  with some SSB  on 10-160 metres.  QSL via LZ1JZ  (Tony
          Stefanov, P.O. Box 43, Harmanli 6450, Bulgaria). [TNX LZ1JZ]
GI      - For the  eighth year  in a  row the  Kilmarnock &  Loudoun ARC  will
          operate from Rathlin Island (EU-122) for the IOTA Contest. Look  for
          GN0ADX/P to be aired on 28-31 July. QSL via GM0ADX. [TNX VA3RJ]
GM      - Steve, MM1ERS/P, Colin, GM3VCQ/P and possibily others will be active
          on 10-80 metres all modes from the Island of Arran (EU-123) from  25
          July to 1 August. They will participate in the IOTA Contest as MM3M.
          QSL via G4FAL. [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
GM      - The Summer Isles Radio Club will participate in the IOTA Contest  as
          MM0Q from Tanera Mor (EU-092). QSL via MM0BQI. [TNX MM0BQI]
GM      - Members of the Scottish-Russian  ARS and West  of Scotland ARS  will
          operate from the Isle of Eigg in the Inner Hebrides (EU-008) for the
          IOTA Contest.  Look  for  GM2Z (operator  MM0DFV)  on  CW  and  GM4A
          (operators GM0WRR, GM4TOQ, MM0GDL, GM7WED and MM3LKV) on SSB. Before
          the contest they  will be  active as  MS0DGR on  the digital  modes,
          especially PSK. QSL for  all callsigns via  MM0DFV. [TNX MM0DFV  and
          GM0WRR]
HI      - Mark, KB2MS will be active as HI3/KB2MS from Puerto Plata, Dominican
          Republic (NA-096) from 28 July until around 23 August. Activity will
          be on all bands except 160 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX NG3K]
HL      - A large group  of operators  from the  Korea Keymen's  Club will  be
          axtive as D80HQ/2  from Taebu Island  (AS-105) on  29-31 July,  IOTA
          Contest included. They will operate CW and SSB (RTTY if possible) on
          10-40 metres with  three 100w stations.  QSL via  HL1OYF, direct  or
          bureau. [TNX DS3FYW]
HV      - Look for HV5PUL to be activated  on the HF bands  and 6 metres  from
          the Pontificia Universita' Lateranense, Vatican City on 18 July.
I       - Antonello, IK2DUW is active as IK2DUW/7  from Matera province  until
          27 July. He operates on 40-10 metres CW and SSB, plus some  activity
          on 6 metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX IW2OAZ]
I       - Alberto, IT9MRM will operate SSB  on the HF  bands from Isola  delle
          Palme (EU-025,  IIA SR-010)  on 26-28  July.  QSL via  bureau.  [TNX
          IT9MRM]
JA      - Look for Kenji, JA4GXS/4 to  operate CW and  SSB from Kasado  Island
          (AS-117,  JIIA  AS-117-096),  Yamaguchi   Prefecture  on  29   July,
          including an entru in the IOTA Contest. QSL via home call, direct or
          bureau. [TNX JI6KVR]
LA      - Marco, IN3UFW reports he  will operate as  LA/IN3UFW from Norway  on
          17-31 July. QSL via home call.
OH      - Joern, DG5XJ reports he  will be active  as OH1/DG5XJ from  Houtskar
          Island (EU-096) from 29 July to 4 August. He plans to operate on 10,
          15, 20, 40 and 80 metres SSB.
OY      - A team of six  operators (namely G3ZAY,  G7VJR, M0BLF, M0DEG,  M0SCH
          and M0TJH) from  the Cambridge University  Wireless Society will  be
          touring the Faroe Islands (EU-018) on 17-24 July. They will  operate
          as OY/homecall on 80-10 metres SSB, with some CW and datamodes.  QSL
          via home calls, direct or bureau, unless otherwise specified by  the
          operator.   The    web    page   for    the    operation    is    at
          www.domsmith.co.uk/dxpeds/2006/faroes [TNX G3ZAY]
OZ      - Ric, DL2VFR will be active as OZ/DL2VFR Laeso Island (EU-088, NK-003
          for the Danish Islands Award)  on 23-30 July,  with a possible  side
          trip to  Hornfiskroen (EU-088,  NK-005) for  a  few hours.  He  will
          operate mostly CW and will  participate in the  IOTA Contest for  12
          hours. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX DL2VFR]
OZ      - Hans, OZ7BQ will be active (QRP) as OZ7BQ/p from Fur Island (EU-171)
          on 27-31 July, IOTA Contest included. QSL via home call. [TNX VA3RJ]
OZ      - Chris, DL4FO, will be active as  OZ/DL4FO from Tuno Island  (EU-172)
          from 22 July to 5 August, IOTA Contest included. He will operate  CW
          QRP on all HF bands. QSL via home call. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
PA      - JanJaap, PG7V  and Jack,  PD2J will  operate as  PC6IOTA from  Texel
          Island (EU-038) from 26 July to 2 August, IOTA Contest included. QSL
          via PG7V, direct or bureau (e-mail requests for bureau cards can  be
          sent to mail@pc6iota.info).  The web iste  for the  operation is  at
          http://www.pc6iota.info [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
SM      - Kjell, SM4DDS will operate CW and  SSB on 10-80 metres as 7S5A  from
          Boko/Stora Alo (EU-177) on 15-19 July. QSL via home call, direct  or
          bureau. [TNX SM4DDS]
SM      - Boleslaw, SP4AAZ and Surdziel, SP4TKR will be active as SM6/SP4AAZ/p
          and SM6/SP4TKR/p from Orust  Island (EU-043) between  25 July and  2
          August. They will participate in the  IOTA Contest as  SM6/SP4AAZ/p.
          QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
SV      - Max, IK2XYG  reports  he  will  operate  as  SV8/IK2XYG  from  Corfu
          (EU-052) from 24 July to 12  August, IOTA Contest included. QSL  via
          home call.
SV      - Six Hugarians  will  participate in  the  IOTA  Contest  from  three
          different locations on Thassos Island  (EU-174): from Skala  Rachoni
          Laci/HA0NAR (J48NAR), from  Pothos Endi/HA0IM  (J48IM), from  Astris
          Laci/HA7PL (J48PL),  Laci/HA6NL  (J48NL), Zsolti/HA6PS  (J48PS)  and
          Sanyi/HA7JJS (J48JJ). Before and after the contest they will operate
          as SV8/homecall  on  all  bands  CW,  SSB  with  some  digital  mode
          activity. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX HA0HW]
TA      - Berkin, TA3J will  participate in the  IOTA Contest  as TA3J/0  from
          Sican Adasi  (AS-115).  QSL via  TA3YJ,  direct  (no  green  stamps,
          please) or bureau. [TNX TA3J]
UA      - RA0CEI, RA0CEQ,  RA0CS, RV0CD,  UA0AOZ and  UA0CDH will  operate  as
          UE0CBP from Chkalova  island (AS-114, RRA  RR-14-01) on 18-23  July.
          [TNX RA0CS]
UA      - Igor, RA3QSY and Alex, RK3QA will  operate from the Natural  Reserve
          of Darvinski  (RFF-33) as  UE3OFF/1 on  20-21 July  (RDA VO-29)  and
          UE3OFF/3 on 21-22 July (RDA YR-14), and from the Natural Reserve  of
          Kologrivski Forest (RFF-26) as UE3OFF/3 on  23-24 July (RDA  KS-24).
          QSL via RA3QSY, direct or bureau  (e-mail requests for bureau  cards
          can be sent to ra3qsy@mail.ru). [TNX RA3QSY]
UA      - UA1ANE, UA1ATI, RA1ANP,  RN1AW, RW6HJV and  RX1AW will operate  from
          Seskar Island (EU-133) between 26 July and 1 August. QSL via  bureau
          to home calls. [TNX RN1AW]
UR      - UT3IB, UT9IO,  UX2IQ  and UR8IR  will  operate from  Berezan  Island
          (EU-179) on 28-30 July. They will  use UX2IQ/P for the IOTA  Contest
          and their home calls at other times. They also plan to operate  from
          the lighthouse  there  (ARLHS UKR-035).  QSL  via UX2IQ,  direct  or
          bureau. [TNX UT3IB]
V4      - Reiner, DL2AAZ will operate as V47/DL2AAZ from Nevis Island (NA-104)
          from 20 July to 10 August. He plans to operate on 40, 20, 15 and  10
          metres SSB and CW. QSL via home call. [TNX www.rsgiota.org]
VE      - Linda, VE9GLF and Len,  VE9MY will operate  from several islands  in
          Nova Scotia  on 16-22  July. They  plan to  visit four  IOTA  groups
          (NA-081, NA-126, NA-127 and NA-154): "it  looks like NA-126 will  be
          on Friday July  21", Len says,  "we will do  NA-154 on  July 20  and
          NA-081 on July 22". Operations will  be mobile or portable with  100
          watts on 20  and 40 metres.  QSL via home  calls, direct or  bureau.
          [TNX www.islandchaser.com]
VE      - Mike, K9AJ and Bruce, KD6WW wil be active as K9AJ/VY0 and  KD6WW/VY0
          from NA-195 on  19-23 July and  from NA-156 on  23-26 July. QSL  via
          home calls. [TNX KD6WW]
VE      - Fred/VE1FA,   Helen/VA1YL,   Bill/VE2MR,   Lynn/VE2ENT,    Al/VO1NO,
          Shelley/VE1NOS, Rich/VE1CHP,  Reg/VE2AYU and  Howard/VE1DHD will  be
          active (on 80-6  metres, SSB and  CW) as VC2W  from Ile  du Cap  aux
          Meules (NA-038) from 26 July to 1 August, IOTA Contest included. QSL
          via VE1RGB. [TNX VA3RJ]
W       - Alec, W2JU is active as W2JU/1 from Martha's Vineyard (NA-046) until
          2 September. He operates mainly CW and will participate in the  IOTA
          Contest. QSL via home call. [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
W       - The M.D.X.A. and A.R.G.Y.L. Clubs sponsors the 2006 USS  Silversides
          submarine  special  event  (mdxa1.org//silversidesspecial.html),  in
          honour of all  who served in  WWII submarine radio  rooms. Look  for
          special callsign N8S to be aired from 16 UTC on 16 July to 16 UTC on
          the 17th. QSL via qrz.com. [TNX VA3RJ]
W       - Kyle, W4KTF  will be  active as  homecall/p  from Bald  Head  Island
          (NA-112) from 28 July to  4 August, IOTA  Contest included. QSL  via
          home call, direct or bureau. [TNX VA3RJ]
W       - Mark, AA1AC  reports he  will be  active as  AA1AC/p from  Aquidneck
          Island (NA-031), Rhode Island for the IOTA Contest.
W       - The Dominion DX Group (http://www.ddxg.net/) will participate in the
          IOTA Contest as K4VAC from Tangier Island (NA-083). Expect  activity
          on  either  SSB  and  CW  on  10-80  metres.  QSL  via  K4VAC.  [TNX
          www.rsgbiota.org]
W       - Nelson, KI5JF  and  Carl, KA5GUD  will  operate as  homecall/p  from
          Matagorda Island (NA-092) during the IOTA Contest. Look for them  on
          20 amd 40 metres SSB and CW. QSL via home calls. [TNX VA3RJ]
YU      - Special event  call  4O7WWYC  will  be  aired  until  31  August  to
          celebrate the 7th  anniversary of  the World  Wide Young  Contesters
          (www.wwyc.net) and the 3rd WWYC meeting to be held on 9-14 August in
          Novi Sad,  Serbia. QSL  via  YT7AW. Full  details  can be  found  at
          wwyc2006.atspace.com/
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                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

DXCC NEWS ---> YU6AO (Montenegro, operation  beginning 4 July 2006) has  been
approved for DXCC credit. [TNX NC1L]

LAKSHADWEEPS 2007  --->  After  the  successful  activity  from  the  Andaman
Islands, India's National  Institute of Amateur  Radio (www.niar.org) is  now
planning a  DXpedition  to  take  place  from  the  Lakshadweep  (Laccadives)
Islands, VU7, on 15-25 January 2007.  Further information is expected in  due
course from NIAR HQ.

NOT THE MANAGER ---> Goran, YZ1SG says he is receiving bureau cards for  4K4K
and 4K60K,  but he  is not  and has  never been  the  QSL manager  for  those
stations.

QSL 3V8SM ---> Thanks to DL1DBF's help and support, Daniele, IK0REH  operated
CW only from 3V8SM (Djerba Island,  AF-083) between 18 June  and 2 July.  The
QSL route for this activity is via the Tunisian QSL bureau. On-line log and a
few pictures can be found at www.aricdc.it/3v8sm. [TNX IK0REH]

QSL IF9FI ---> Rino, IT9FXY reports that all of the direct requests  received
so far  have  been  processed and  mailed.  Future  direct  requests  without
sufficient return postage will be replied  to via the bureau. Please see  425
DX News #788 for the new Italian postal rates (effective 1 June 2006).

QSL VIA EA1APV ---> Marcos, EA1APV says he is processing and mailing out  the
direct requests received for his activities  in Central America (TG7M,  TG7I,
TG7E, TG9E, HR5/EA1APV,  HR9/EA1APV and V31SF).  Pictures and information  at
http://www.ureoviedo.com/ea1apv [TNX EA1APV]

QSL VIA  IZ8CLM --->  Sal, IZ8CLM  reports that  all of  the direct  requests
received so far for HZ1SK and S79RS have been processed and mailed.

SINGAPORE ---> S65X (not S56X as  reported in 425DXN  792) was active  during
the IARU HF World Championship, but  it did not represent the local  national
society (SARTS), whose HQ station was 9V9HQ. [TNX The Daily DX]

WRTC ---> The following are the  final results for the World Radiosport  Team
Championship  2006  as   officially  announced   on  12   July  (please   see
http://www.wrtc2006.com/release57.html for the details):
Place   Call      Operators           Score
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   1      PT5M      VE3EJ - VE7ZO       2.439.380
   2      PW5C      N6MJ - N2NL         2.317.456
   3      PT5Y      K1DG - N2NT         2.098.060
   4      PW5X      UT4UZ - UT5UGR      2.024.496
   5      PT5D      IK2QEI - IK2JUB     1.987.080
   6      PT5P      DL6FBL - DL2CC      1.978.320
   7      PT5N      9A8A - 9A5K         1.962.177
   8      PW5Q      N0AX - KL9A         1.958.928
   9      PT5R      RW3QC - RW3GU       1.945.174
  10      PT5Q      W2SC - K5ZD         1.944.320
  11      PT5L      YT6A - YT6T         1.937.647
  12      PT5K      KH6ND - N6AA        1.907.788
  13      PT5W      LY2TA - LY2CY       1.871.793
  14      PW5W      RA3AUU - RV1AW      1.845.432
  15      PT5B      OH2UA - OH4JFN      1.804.495
  16      PW5B      SP7GIQ - SP2FAX     1.769.625
  17      PT5I      YL2KL - YL1ZF       1.747.392
  18      PW5U      XE1KK - XE1NTT      1.698.200
  19      PT5X      PY2NY - PY2EMC      1.683.825
  20      PW5K      ES5TV - ES2RR       1.659.948
  21      PT5E      K1LZ - LZ2HM        1.504.464
  22      PW5Y      K4BAI - KU8E        1.492.416
  23      PT5U      K5TR - KM3T         1.489.911
  24      PW5V      RW4WR - UA9CDV      1.457.868
  25      PW5Z      YO9GZU - YO3JR      1.441.440
  26      PW5I      ZS4TX - N2IC        1.431.848
  27      PW5O      S50A - S59AA        1.404.920
  28      PW5G      IZ3EYZ - 9A1UN      1.362.812
  29      PW5L      LZ4AX - LZ3FN       1.359.579
  30      PW5D      K1ZM - K1KI         1.349.969
  31      PT5J      N6BV - AG9A         1.333.789
  32      PW5F      F6BEE - W2GD        1.308.496
  33      PT5V      9A6XX - DJ1YFK      1.295.728
  34      PT5G      N9RV - K3LR         1.212.120
  35      PW5A      LU1FAM - LU5DX      1.168.500
  36      PW5M      PY2NDX - UU4JMG     1.147.722
  37      PT5C      OH1JT - OH2IW       1.136.600
  38      PT5A      5B4WN - 5B4AFM      1.128.519
  39      PW5P      OZ1AA - SM0W        1.098.880
  40      PT5O      HP1WW - N5ZO        1.095.276
  41      PT5T      PY2YU - PY1NX       1.055.240
  42      PT5F      RA3CO - RW3FO         960.690
  43      PW5T      UA9AM - RZ3AA         938.685
  44      PW5J      P43E - WA1S           878.712
  45      PW5N      JK2VOC - JA2BNN       842.289
  46      PW5E      BA4RF - BA7NQ         534.744
See also:
"WRTC 2006 logs and UBN reports"  http://www.wrtc2006.com/release58.html
"Brief report on log checking"    http://www.wrtc2006.com/release59.html
"MN MS Results"                   http://www.wrtc2006.com/release60.html
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                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

S01R:   Toni, EA5RM, reports that  the S01R web  site (www.s01r.com) has  been
        updated with the latest news about the QSL card, which was expected to
        be ready around 15 July.
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QSLs received direct or through managers: 3G5Q (SA-070), 3V7A, 3V8DLH,  3Y0X
(AN-004; AA MN-08), 5B4FL, 5R8GZ, 5W0DL, 5X1T, 5Z1A, 5Z4DZ, 6W/HA7TM, 7W4HI,
7X0RY, 8P9JS, 8R1K, 9H3LEO, A35BO, A41NN, BA4DW/5, BG1DRJ/4 (AS-160), BX2AK,
BX4AN,  C31IU, C56JFF, C56JHF, C5DXC, CE0Z, CM2IZ, CO0US, CP4BT, CU2A, D2DX,
EL2PM,  EM10KY, EY8CQ,  FK8GN,  HC2FG,  HI8/DF8AN,  HK3PLB, HP1/OA4WW, HQ9F,
IS0/K7QB,  IS0U,  J49Z, J5UTM, J75EA, J75ET,  JI2KVW, JV800BV, JW0HU, JY4NE,
KH6ND/KH5,  KN5G/FS  (NA-105),  KP2/OK1TN,  MJ0DEU,  OA4/DL5YWM, OA4WW, OC5I
(SA-073), OH0B, OH0E, P29SS, P29ZAD, PJ7/WA6WXD,  PJ7TM, PY0T/PY1OTO, PZ5RA,
R1ANF (AN-010; AA UA-04), R1ANN (AN-016; AA UA-08),  R1MVC, R1MVW, RU3HD/ANT
(AN-016; AA UA-08),  SU9FL,  SU9HP, SU9ZZ,  SV8CS (EU-052),  SX7ML,  T30CXX,
TB0DX, TF8GX,  TI5N, TI8CBT,  TM2ANT, TM5ANT,  TY4TW, TY5LEO,  TY5MR, TY5WP,
VP2MPF, VQ9LA, VU4AN/VU3JLW, VU4AN/VU3NZB, VU4AN/VU3RYE, VU4AN/VU3SIC,  W7Y,
XR9A, XV1X, XW1A, YV4DYJ, YW8D, ZB2FK, ZD7BG, ZF1A.
 
 

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      
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