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425 DX News #892
7 June 2008

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Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH

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                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile I2VGW        
9L     - Alfeo/I1HJT,    Silvano/I2YSB,     Carlo/IK1AOD,     Vinicio/IK2CIO,
         Angelo/IK2CKR, Marcello/IK2DIA and Stefano/IK2HKT will operate  from
         Sherbro Island (AF-056), Sierra Leone from 25 January to 13 February
         2009. Further information is expected in  due course. The web  pages
         for the  operation  are at  .  QSL  via  I2YSB
         (direct) or G6BMY (bureau).
BY     - BA4DR, BG4AJU, BG4CHO, BG4CJX, BG4CNB and BG4EIH will be active from
         Daqu Shan Island (AS-137) on 7-8  June. Look for them to be  signing
         homecall/5 on 160-6 metres SSB, plus  2 metres. QSL via home  calls,
         direct or bureau. [TNX BG4CZX]
BY     - Jack, WB8FSV will  be vacationing in  Qingdao, China from  10 to  30
         June. In his spare time he will operate as WB8FSV/BA4IT, mostly  15,
         20, and 40 metres CW. QSL direct or via the bureau. [TNX WB8FSV]
EI     - Weather permitting, Helmut, DL5DSM will be active as EJ/DL5DSM  from
         Great Blasket Island (EU-007) on 8  June, between 10 and 15.30  UTC.
         QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX VA3RJ]
GD     - Look for GD4IOM/p to be active from  the Isle of Man (EU-116) on  CW
         only during the RSGB National Field  Day on 7-8  June. QSL for  this
         operation only via GD4IHC. [TNX MD0CCE]
HL     - Look for Kang,  DS4DRE/4 and  possibly others  to be  active on  all
         bands CW  and SSB  from Och'ong  Island (AS-148)  and lighthouse  on
         14-16 June. QSL for all via DS4DRE, direct or bureau. [TNX DS4DRE]
IS0    - IK2DUW and IK2UVT will be active  as IM0/homecall from  Sant'Antioco
         Island (EU-024, IIA CI-010) on 12-23 June. They will concentrate  on
         6 metres. [TNX IK2DUW]
LZ     - Special event station LZ17EXPO will be active on all bands and modes
         between 7 and 30 June for the 17th edition of "Hobby Radio Expo", to
         be held in Kazanlak on 14-15 June. QSL via LZ1YE. [TNX LZ1BJ]
S7     - DL6NBR (S79WF) and DH3NB (S79GB) will be active from the  Seychelles
         from 14 June to 4 July. They plan to operate on 40-6 metres. QSL via
         home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX NG3K]
TA     - TA1FR, TA1HZ, TA2DJ,  TA2RA, TA2RX,  TA2SK and  TB2MYE will  operate
         special station TC1MR from the National Medical Rescue Team's (UMKE)
         camp at Kirklareli on 6-8 June. QSL via TA1HZ. [TNX TA1HZ]
TA     - Pavel/TA2ZAF (OK1MU), Slavek/OK1TN and Dan/OK1HRA will be active  as
         TC0W from Kefken Island (AS-159) on 7-11 June. They will operate  CW
         and SSB on 40-10 metres. QSL  via OK2GZ, direct  or bureau. The  web
         site for the operation is at
XT     - Michael,  F1IQH   will  be   active  once   again  as   XT2WC   from
         Bobodioulasso, Burkina  Faso starting  on 9  June for  two or  three
         weeks. He will  operate mainly on  20 metres  with 100  watts and  a
         G5RV. Hopefully he will operate also on  6 metres, if he can get  an
         authorization. [TNX F5NQL]
YU     - Jose, CT1FKN (aka 4W6FK and  T98FKN) is in  the Portuguese Army  and
         has been in Kosovo with KFOR  for a while. He  says he has  received
         permission to be  active as YU8/CT1FKN  until 20  September. He  can
         operate on the HF bands only. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.

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

425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The  latest issue  (May 2008) is now  available  at Articles  and  pictures  should  be
sent to Nicola Baldresca, IZ3EBA.

50MHZ CONTEST ---> The 12th edition  of the "Memorial  YO7VS 50 MHz"  Contest
(formerly known as "Oltenia Six Meters") will be held from 14 UTC on 21  June
until 14 UTC onthe 22nd. The rules can be found on the YO HD Antena DX Grup's
website at  [TNX

FUNCHAL 1508-2008 ---> Celebrating the 500th  anniversary of the founding  of
the city of  Funchal, there  is a  short term  award for  contacts made  with
amateur radio stations operating from the  Madeira Islands between 1  January
and 31 December 2008. Details can be found on the Associacao de Radioamadores
da Regiao  da  Madeira's  website  at  [TNX

PHOTO GALLERY ---> The  Dayton Hamvention 2008  Photo Gallery (300+  pictures
collected by Tom, K8CX) can be found at

QSL S51ZZ ---> As of 2 June, Buzz, NI5DX is the new  QSL manager  for  Vojko,
S51ZZ. Buzz can confirm past  contacts,  as well as  any made from  this date
forward. [TNX K1XN]

QSL VIA AI4U ---> As of  1 July 2008  all operations by  JA1BK and N6TJ  that
were handled by Garth, VE3HO will be transferred to AI4U. Garth will continue
to answer mail for QSL requests until 1 January 2009. The operations affected
are listed at

TOP LISTS  --->  The  latest  Topband, Topmode and  Toplist listings are  now
available  at  Please  note
that QSOs confirmed through LoTW or included in on-line logs are now eligible
for listing.  Send send  your scores,  as well  as  any request  for  further
information, to Erminio Pandocchi, I2EOW (

WFF AWARD ---> The newly born "World Flora Fauna" (WWF) is an award programme
for contacts made with amateur radio  stations operating from national  parks
and nature reserves worldwide. An activity week is expected to take place  on
2-8 July. For complete information please  visit or  e-mail
the Award Manager Valery Sushkov, RW3GW ( [TNX RW3GW]

WW DXPEDITION TROPHY 2008 ---> The Strange Radio Team is conducting the third
annual survey to recognize the "DXpedition of the year" that has aroused  the
greatest interest in the amateur radio world  between 1 June 2007 and 1  June
2008. Cast your vote at  [TNX

                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ******* QSL  ROUTES *******
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3D2A        VK4AN       GM7V        M0CMK       RU3NHY/1    RZ3EC
3V8BB       YT1AD       H7A         TI4SU       RW2F        DK4VW
3Z900R      SP9KJU      HA1Q        DH8VV       SA1A        SM1TDE
4L0A        UU4JMG      HA80MRASZ   HA1DAE      SA5D        SM5DJZ
4U1WED      4U1VIC      HB10DX      HB9AGH      SD2O        DL5ME
5B/AB2ZB    RA6LBS      HC2SL       EA5KB       SE6Y        SM6DED
5P5X        OZ1ETA      HC8N        W5UE        SF700BF     SK6NL
5P7Y        OZ7AM       HF30CUF     SP4CUF      SN3X        SP3SLA
5R8UO       DF8UO       HF565K      SP9DTE      SN5N        SP5KP
5X4X        DF5GQ       HF94KE      SP4YPB      SN650DN     SP9PLK
5X7FN       DC7NF       HG1848I     HA3HK       SN730B      SP1KRF
5Z4ES       K3IRV       HG3IPA      HA3JB       SN9D        SP9PZD
6L0OX       HL0NHQ      HG4F        HA4FF       SO9Q        SP9QMP
6M0W/4      HL5BMX      HG7T        HA7TM       SY8B        DL0CON
6Y1V        OH3RB       HG80HQ      HA7PL       T32XG       JA1XGI
7Q7WW       KC4D        HG80MRASZ   HA1DAE      T88CQ       JA0DCQ
7X5ST       7X2LS       HK3Q        W2GR        TA4CW       F8CVR
8J4P        JA4MRL      HQ9R        K5WW        TC17GS      TA0U
8P9TS       G0TSM       HZ1NH       EA7FTR      TC2T        TA2MW
8S6KOS      SM6WET      HZ1PS       IZ8CLM      TC40TRT     TA1HZ
9H3JB       M3UJL       II0MM       IZ0INU      TF3CW       LX1NO
9M1CSP      9M2TO       II1GA       IZ0INU      TM0G        F6ANA
9M2CNC      G4ZFE       II1H        I1HJT       TM0R        F5GGL
9M2IDJ      JA6IDJ      II7PBS      I7PXV       TM4OO       F5UQN
9Q1TB       SM5DJZ      II9LR       IZ0INU      TM4Q        F6FYA
9X0A        KA1CRP      IO3P        IV3TMV      TM5BBC      F2UW
A61AB       IZ8CLM      IR4X        I4EAT       TM5CW       F5SJB
A61AD       N1DG        IU3X        IV3SKB      TM5W        F5KIN
A61TX       W4JS        IU9S        IT9BLB      TM6ACO      F6KFI
A71CT       EA7FTR      J28JA       F5JFU       TM6BRE      F6KBO
A73A        EA7FTR      J28OO       K2PF        TM6GAL      F6KOV
AP2TN       DJ9ZB       J48GEO      SV8CRI      TM6SME      F6IPS
B3C         BA4EG       J48IS       DF3IS       TM7S        F6KVP
B4TB        BA4TB       JW5LJA      LA5LJA      TM7XX       F5MUX
B5A         BA5AG       JW7FJA      LA7FJA      UE1RFF      UA1RJ
C4N         W3HNK       JX9JKA      LA9JKA      UE4FRC      RZ4FZZ
CE1TT       EA5KB       JY4NE       K3IRV       UE80MD      UA9MD
CS2T        CT1ILT      K7A         K6HFA       UE9GDA      RA9FDR
CS9L        DJ6QT       KH2/K1IWD   HL1IWD      UN7AB       DL8KAC
CT7LHA      CT1GFK      KH2/WX8C    WX8C        UN9L        LZ1YE
CT7LHF      CT1GFK      KH7X        K2PF        UP0L        DL8KAC
CT7LHM      CT1GFK      LN3Z        LA9VDA      UP4L        UN7LZ
CT7LHP      CT1GFK      LN8W        LA9VDA      UP6P        UN7PBY
CT7LHR      CT1GFK      LO2F        AC7DX       UU7J        UU0JM
CT7LHV      CT1GFK      LU1ECZ      EA5KB       UW5U        UY2UA
CT7LHZ      CT1GFK      LU7YZ       EA7FTR      UX2X        UT2XQ
CT9M        CT3EE       LX0RL       LX1KQ       UZ2M        US0LW
CW5W        CX6VM       LX7I        LX2A        UZ8M        US0MR
CX7TT       K5WW        LY7A        LY2ZO       V25JK       W4BCX
D4C         IZ4DPV      M7A         M0NRC       V4/9H3TI    DL2AAZ
DK0GEO      DK5AN       MJ0LON      DF1LON      V8WTD       V85SS
DL2008DKT   DL8BEH      OD5PL       HB9CRV      VB3E        VA3RVK
DP3D        DK3KD       OG0R        OH2PM       VC2M        VE2TZT
DQ4W        DK9TN       OG6N        OH6NIO      VO2TM       K3TM
DQ5A        DL8SCG      OG7X        OH4XX       VP5E        K0OK
DR1A        DL6FBL      OH0/PA0VHA  PA0VHA      VU3DJQ      EA7FTR
DR5L        DK3QZ       OH0/PA2A    PA0VHA      WP3C        W3HNK
E73BB       K2PF        OH0/PA2AM   PA0VHA      XU7TZG      ON7PP
EA6UN       EC6TK       OH0/PA3ALK  PA0VHA      XW1A        E21EIC
EE2W        EB2BXL      OH0/PA3BAG  PA0VHA      XW1B        E21EIC
EE7E        EC7ABV      OH0/PB5A    PA0VHA      XX9TTR      VR2RR
EF1A        EA1BLX      OH0J        OH1RX       YE100K      YB0KYM
EF3A        EA3KU       OH2/DL5ME   DH5MM       YI9AJ       OM3JW
EF8M        RX3DU       OH2IPA      OH4MDY      YI9WV       NI5DX
EG1FAS      EA4FAS      OJ0B        OH2BH       YL1S        YL1ZS
EG8CID      EA8AUW      OK6Y        OK2PTZ      YL5T        YL3DQ
EG8FAS      EA4FAS      OL1C        OK1AN       YL6W        YL2GD
EG8FOR      EA8NQ       OL3Z        OK1HMP      YL8M        YL2KL
EM80U       UT4UZA      OL7C        OK1FKV      YL9T        YL2TW
EM80UAP     UY5AP       OL7R        OK1WMV      YM3CC       LX1CC
EM9F        UT9FJ       OM7M        OM3PA       YN4SU       TI4SU
EN80UN      UX7UN       OP5T        ON5UM       YQ9W        YO9WF
EO80UA      UY2UA       OZ5W        OZ1KRF      YR1C        YO4NA
EO80UKY     UT5UKY      P33W        RA3AUU      YT30FOC     YT1E
ES9C        ES5RY       P40A        WD9DZV      YW4D        EA7JX
ET3JA       OK3AA       P40L        K5WW        ZB2FX       G3RFX
EU5ROPE     UA3FDX      PA6Z        PA9M        ZD7X        W0MM
EV2A        EW2AA       PJ2T        N9AG        ZF2AM       K6AM
EV6Z        DL8KAC      PS2T        K3IRV       ZF2DO       N5DO
EX2X        EA5KB       PT4C        PY4CEL      ZF2JO       W4YCH
F/ON6JUN    ON5SD       R150C       RZ0CWA      ZM1A        ZL1AMO
G5O         G3VOU       R1FJT       UA4RC       ZM2M        ZL2AL
G6PZ        GM4FDM      RG3K        UA3QDX      ZP8AE       EA7FTR
GB0PIA      2E0OYG      RL6YXX      N3SL        ZS0HQ       ZS4BS
GB6GEO      G3VOF       RT3T        UA3TT       ZX5J        AI4U
GM3USR/P    G3USR       RT4M        RN4LP       ZY7C        PT7WA

5U5U     Christian Saint-Arroman, Chemin de Mousteguy, F-64990 Urcuit, France
9M2TO    Tex Izumo, P.O. Box 125, GPO 10710, Penang, Malaysia
C4I      Norman Banks, 3 Salaminos Street, 8650 Paphos, Cyprus
DH5MM    Thomas Krueger, Peter-Paul-Str. 7, 39106 Magdeburg, Germany
DK6AO    Klaus Rosenplaenter, Elisabeth-Miehe-Weg 8, 38644 Goslar, Germany
DL5ME    Mario Borstel, Zur Tonkuhle 57, 39130 Magdeburg, Germany
K6HFA    Hubert Clark, 545 West Vassar Ave., Fresno, CA 93705, USA
OM2SA    Juraj Sipos, P.O. Box 29, 94603 Kolarovo, Slovak Republic
PA0VHA   Hans Vernhout, Ph. de Goedestraat 54, 3132 XR Vlaardingen, The
S21RC    M. Fazlay Rabby, UNICEF BCO, BSL Office Complex, 1 Minto Road, Dhaka
         1000, Bangladesh
YB0KYM   P.O. Box 6302 JKBKJ, Jakarta 11063, Indonesia















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