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425 DX NEWS # 1253

425 DX News #1253 09 May 2015
A.R.I. Dx Bulletin 
Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH 
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


                                                               
3W     - The website for the 3W3MD DXpedition to Vietnam  [425DXN  1251]  is
        now up  and  running  at www.mdxc.org/3w3md/.  A very  large multi-
        national team will be active on all bands and modes from 31 October
        to  10 November.  QSL via IK2VUC,  direct or bureau, and eventually
        LoTW.
5B     - 5B70VE is the special callsign that members  of  Pafos  Radio  Club
        (5B4PRC) will use in May to celebrate the 70th  anniversary  of  VE
        Day and the end of World War II. QSL via 5B4AHO. [TNX 5B4AHJ]
5U     - Christian, F4WBN will be active again as 5U5U from  Niger  from  30
        May to 16 June. In his spare time he  will  operate  SSB  and  some
        RTTY on 40-6 metres. QSL via home call (direct). [TNX DX World]
5Z     - The Italian DXpedition Team (Silvano I2YSB, Vinicio IK2CIO,  Angelo
        IK2CKR, Marcello IK2DIA and Stefano IK2HKT) will be active as  5Z0L
        on 21-31 May. They will  operate  CW  (3530,  7025,  10115,  14030,
        18068, 21030, 24893 and  28030  kHz),  SSB  (14270,  18155,  21310,
        24975 and 28420 kHz) and RTTY (14083 kHz) with  three  stations;  a
        special emphasis will be put on 6 metres (50102 CW and 50123  SSB),
        as this band was opened to amateur radio just a few weeks ago.  The
        team will leave their 5-element antenna to Daniel,  5Z4/EA4ATI  for
        him to  continue  activity  on  6  metres  after  the  end  of  the
        expedition. QSL via I2YSB. Further information, logsearch,  QSLling
        details  and  OQRS for direct cards at www.i2ysb.com/idt. The pilot
        stations  are  IK7JWY and (for  6m) IK0FTA; a dedicated forum is on
        www.hamradioweb.org. [TNX IK7JWY]
9A     - Once again Jan, PA4JJ will be  active  holiday  style  as  9A/PA4JJ
        from Croatia beyween 30 May and 30  June.  Expect  him  to  operate
        mainly digital modes. QSL via home call, direct or bureau (OQRS  on
        Club Log), and LoTW. [TNX PA4JJ]
9N     - BA4TB and BD4TR are members of the Chinese rescue team deployed  in
        Nepal after the earthquake. In their spare time they are active  as
        9N7TB and 9N7TR on the HF bands. QSL via home calls. [TNX DX World]
C5     - Alan, G3XAQ will be active holiday style as C56XA from  The  Gambia
        from 16 May to 4 June. He will operate CW  on  the  HF  bands,  and
        will participate in the CQ WW WPX CW Contest. QSL via  G3SWH.  [TNX
        NG3K]
CX    -  Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the International Telecommuni-
        cation Union, two special callsigns will be active from Uruguay  on
        15-30 May: CW150ITU by  Radio  Club Uruguayo (QSL via CX1AA, direct
        or bureau), and CX150ITU by Radiogrupo Sur  (QSL via CX2ABC, direct
        only).
D4     - Jos, PA3FYC will be active holiday style as D44TCA from  Boa  Vista
        (AF-086),  Cape  Verde  on  10-22  May.  QSL  via   PA3FYC.    [TNX
        rsgbiota.org]
DL     - Mario,  DJ7MH  will  be  active  as  DJ7MH/p  from  Baltrum  Island
        (EU-047) on 22-24 May. He will operate QRP CW  on  40,  30  and  20
        metres. QSL via home call, eQSL and LoTW. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
E5     - Doug, W6HB as E51DLD and Brad, W0VFT as E51VFT will be active  from
        Rarotonga (OC-013), South Cook Islands on 17-23 May. They  will  be
        QRV on 160-10 metres from the shacks of E51AND and E51JD.  QSL  via
        homecalls. [TNX DX World]
E6     - E6NK (op. JA2AAU), E6SS (op. JA2LSS), E6TE (op.  JA2ATE)  and  E6ZS
        (op. JA2ZS) will be active from Niue (OC-040) on  15-25  May.  They
        will operate CW, SSB and digital modes on  160-6  metres.  QSL  via
        operator's instructions. [TNX The Daily DX]
FG     - Iain, G4SGX will be active as FG/G4SGX from  Guadeloupe  (NA-11102)
        on 13-19 May. He will operate mainly CW and possibly  some  digital
        mode on 40, 30 and 20 metres. QSL via home call, direct or  bureau,
        and LoTW. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
FM     - Martin, OK1FUA  (OL5Y)  will  be  active  as  TO5Y from  Martinique
        (NA-107) from 22 May to 1 June, including an entry  in  the  CQ  WW
        WPX CW Contest. [TNX NG3K]
GJ     - Look for MJ/ON1CH, MJ/ON6EF and MJ/ON6VJ to be active  from  Jersey
        (EU-013) on 14-18 May. They will operate SSB on the HF bands and  6
        metres. Eddy, ON6EF also expects to be QRV as MU/ON6EF/p from  Sark
        Island (EU-114), Guernsey for one day. QSL via home  calls,  direct
        or bureau. [TNX NG3K]
I      - Look for IH9/IK4ALM and IH9/IZ4WJA to be  active  from  Pantelleria
        (AF-018) on 9-15 May. They will operate SSB,  CW  (QRS),  RTTY  and
        PSK 63 on 40-10 metres. QSL via home calls.
I      - Special event station IR6ANA will be active from L'Aquila on  15-17
        May for the 88th national reunion  of  the  Italian  Army's  Alpine
        troops. QSL via IK6DEN. Also active  will  be  IZ1BWB  as  IZ1CCK/6
        from the Alpine Brigade 'Taurinense' station.
I      - Lucky, IZ7EVZ  will  be  active  as  IL7/IZ7EVZ  from  the  Tremiti
        Islands (EU-050) from 28 May to 1 June. He  will  be  QRV  on  40-6
        metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX IZ7EVZ]
KC4    - Mike, KD5GLX is now at Palmer Station on  Anvers  Island  (AN-012),
        Antarctica and plans "to be quite active on the  bands"  as  KC4AAC
        until late October. QSL direct to K1IED. [TNX DX World]
OX     - Michael, OZ1KZX has plans to be  active  as  OX/5P1KZX  from  Nuuk,
        Greenland (NA-018) on 15 May for about ten days. In his spare  time
        he will operate digital modes on 40, 20  and  15  metres.  QSL  via
        LoTW and eQSL; paper cards will not be available. Updates  will  be
        posted to http://www.qrz.com/db/OX/5P1KZX.
OZ     - EDR, Denmark's IARU society, will use special callsign OZ150ITU  on
        17 May to celebrate the  150th  anniversary  of  the  International
        Telecommunication Union.  Activity on 160, 80, 40, 20,  15  and  10
        metres CW, SSB and digital  modes  will  take  place  from  several
        different locations around  Denmark;  each  station  will  have  "a
        unique secondary suffix"  and  be  QRV  as  OZ150ITU/##,  with  the
        number ranging from 10 to 99. All of  the  QSOs  will  be  uploaded
        WITHOUT the /## to LoTW, eQSL and Club Log.  Paper  QSL  cards  via
        OZ0J, direct or bureau (please use the OQRS provided by Club  Log).
        See http://www.qrz.com/db/oz150itu for information on the award.
OZ     - Thomas, DL7UZO will be active as 5P9Z/p from Romo  Island  (EU-125)
        on 23-31 May. He will operate mainly RTTY  and  CW.  QSL  via  home
        call, direct or bureau (OQRS on Club Log). [TNX rsgbiota.org]
P4     - Peter (VK3FN) as P40FN, Chris (VK3FY) as P40FY and David (K3LP)  as
        P40DC will be active from Aruba (SA-036) on 19-26  May.  They  will
        be QRV on the HF bands from the late Carl Cook's  (P49V)  QTH.  QSL
        via M0OXO, preferably through his OQRS on www.m0oxo.com.
PY0F   - Ville, PY2ZEA (OH1MM) will be active again as  PW0F  from  Fernando
        de Noronha (SA-003) on 12-20 May. He will operate  CW  and  SSB  on
        40-10 metres ("80 and 160 not certain  due  to  limited  space  and
        high noise level"). QSL via OH2BH (OQRS  on  Club  Log)  and  LoTW.
        [TNX NG3K]
SV     - Laci, HA0HW will be active as SW8WW  from  Thasos  Island  (EU-174)
        from 29 May to 8 June. QSL via HA0HW, direct or bureau,  preferably
        through the OQRS provided by Club Log. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
UA     - On 7 May 1895 radio  pioneer  Aleksandr  S.  Popov  gave  a  public
        demonstration  of  the  receiving  apparatus  he  had    developed.
        Celebrating  the  120th  anniversary  of  Popov's  accomplishments,
        special callsigns R120A, R120D, R120E, R120K, R120L, R120N,  R120O,
        R120P, R120R, R120S, R120V and R120AP are active until 31 May.  QSL
        routes  and  details  on  the  award  programme  can  be  found  at
        http://hambook.ru/en/.
UA     - Special callsign UE110L will be used on 11-31 May to celebrate  the
        110th anniversary of the  birth  of  Russian  novelist  Mikhail  A.
        Sholokhov, winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in  Literature.  QSL  via
        RQ7L, direct or bureau. [TNX R7NB]
YB     - Din, YB8RW is continuing his IOTA DXpedition Tour. So  far  YB8RW/p
        operated from the islands of Geser (OC-070) on 19  April,  Watubela
        (OC-273) on 20-23 April, Bingkudu (Penyu  Islands,  OC-274)  on  29
        April-2 May and Babar (OC-271) on 6-8 May. His next  stop  will  be
        Moa Island (OC-246), reportedly starting on 9 May during the  local
        morning hours. QSL via YB8RW; see qrz.com for the direct  links  to
        Club Log's OQRS.

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                         Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                       Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

NEW IOTA CHECKPOINTS APPOINTED --->  RSGB  IOTA  Management  is  pleased  to
announce the appointment with effect from 9 May 2015 of two new  checkpoints
to cover the central East European  countries  previously  covered  by  Alex
HA7UW (SK). George Szabadkay, HA5WA (geos[@]upcmail.hu) has agreed  to  take
on checkpoint duties for Hungary,  Czech  Republic,  Romania  and  Slovakia.
Augustyn Wawrzynek, SP6BOW (sp6bow[@]poczta.onet.pl) has agreed to accept  a
similar task for  Poland,  Estonia,  Latvia  and  Lithuania.  Their  mailing
addresses are OK in QRZ.com. We welcome George and Augustyn to the team  and
look forward  to  an  increase  in  IOTA  awareness  in  their  areas.  IOTA
Participants in these countries,  please  note  your  new  checkpoint.  [TNX
G3KMA]

OQRS WEBSITE ---> Has developed "a very simple, easy  and  convenient"  OQRS
website for "small DXpeditions, holiday types, casual operations, etc"  that
might like  to  offer  an  OQRS  for  direct  cards  "without  some  of  the
complications": www.QSLNOW.com. "You are invited to check this out,  and  if
you're interested in more, contact me by  email  (rrowe61[@]sbcglobal.net)".
[TNX N4AA]

PY0NY ---> This is Godoi, PY4NY, was granted special permission  to  operate
as PY0NY from Fernando de Noronha on 2-9 May. QSL via home  call  (Janio  de
Souza Godoi, Rua Bom Jesus da Penha 659 BL 47  Ap.  1103,  Santa  Terezinha,
Belo Horizonte - MG, 31365-190, Brazil), eQSL and LoTW.

QSL GALLERY ---> The large collection of QSL cards  on  Les  Nouvelles  DX's
web site has been updated. Fifteen different galleries include 12,810  cards
for the ten Most  Wanted  DXCC  Entities  (2004-14),  the  61  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 &  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: www.LesNouvellesdx.fr. [TNX F6AJA]

US ISLANDS ---> "One-Day Getaway"  [425DXN  1245]  is  a  US  Islands  (USI)
Awards Program's new operating activity that will take place on 9 May  (from
00.00 UTC through 23.59 UTC). More than 70 islands have been registered  for
activation, including the following  IOTA  groups:  NA-055  (N1QLL),  NA-058
(K8CQ), NA-079 (KG4DRP),  NA-083  (N3JS),  NA-099  (WP4I),  NA-106  (KP2XX),
NA-112 (N2COP),  NA-140  (KA3UNQ),  NA-142  (KC4ERT)  and  NA-213  (KK4BJV).
Complete information on the event and the US Islands Program  can  be  found
on www.usislands.org. [TNX NS4J]
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QSLs received direct or through managers: 1A0C, 3B8CF, 3B9DX,  3B9FR,  3W2JK
(AS-130), 3XM6JR, 4S7VG,  5H1ES,  5V7JH,  5W0JY,  5W0KJ,  5Z4/DF3FS,  7X3FG,
9Q0HQ, A45XR, BA7CK (AS-143), C31KC,  C91RF,  CE0Y/LA5UF,  D44AC,  DU3/YL3JM
(OC-244), E20HHK/p (AS-145), E2X, EU1A,  EX2V,  FJ/NN2DX,  FJ/WW2DX,  FK8CP,
FP/KV1J, FT4TA, FW5JJ, HB0/HA7JTR, HC2OGT/8,  HC8/K7ST,  HH2/PY3SB,  HS1JNB,
HS3XVP, HS7BHK, HZ1DG, J69DS,  JG8NQJ/JD1,  JI3DST/6  (AS-049),  JY9FC,  K1N
(NA-098), KP2M, LA2S (EU-062), OX3LX (NA-220),  P29VIM,  P40CX,  PY0F/PP1CZ,
RI1ANT, S01WS, T6MB, TF2MSN, TG9AHM, TG9NX, TI5/KL9A, TY1AA, UK8FAI,  UN6LN,
UN7QX, V31AT,  V73NS,  VK7NSE  (OC-195),  VP2MEL,  VP8DOZ  (AN-007),  VP8DXU
(SA-002), VP8LP, VR2UU, VU2NKS, VU2UR, VU4CB, VU4KV, XF1M  (NA-078),  XW3DT,
XW4XR, YB200T (OC-150),  YB4IR/7  (OC-252  and  OC-269),  YB8RW/3  (OC-250),
YC8ROP, YL2BJ, Z35T, Z81B, ZB2R, ZD8D, ZD8N, ZD9ZS.
 













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