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  • Wednesday, May 2, 2012

    425DXNews #1096. May 4th, 2012.

    05 May 2012         A.R.I. DX Bulletin

          No 1096


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     ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****


    Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH

    Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

    6O     - The Italian DXpedition Team (namely Silvano I2YSB, Vinicio  IK2CIO,

           Angelo IK2CKR, Marcello IK2DIA, Stefano  IK2HKT  and  Gino  IK2RZP)

           will be active as 6O0CW from Galkayo, Somalia  on  7-18  May.  They

           plan to operate  CW,  SSB  and  RTTY  on  160-6  metres  with  four

           stations. This is  the  team's  third  visit  to  Somalia.  If  you

           already worked them back in 2005 and 2006 (a grand total  of  about

           60,000 QSOs made as 6O0CW and 6O0N  respectively),  please  refrain

           from working them again on the same band/mode slots. QSL via  I2YSB
           (direct) or IK2CIO (bureau), plus LoTW within six  months.  Further
           information, online logs and OQRS can be  found  at  www.i2ysb.com.
           Once again  Arturo  IK7JWY  will  be  the  pilot  station  for  the
           expedition (it  will  be  possibile  to  contact  him  through  the
           dedicated forum at www.hamradioweb.org). [TNX IK7JWY]
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    7O     - A large multi-national team (including JT1CO,  K3LP,  N6PSE,  R3FA,

           R7LV, RA3AUU,  RA9USU,  RL3FT,  RM2M,  UA3AB,  UA4HOX,  WD5COV  and

           YT1AD) has been active as 7O6T from Socotra Island (AF-028),  Yemen

           since 21 UTC on 30 April. They operate CW, SSB and RTTY  on  10-160

           metres, and will be QRV until 21 UTC on 15 May. Look  for  them  on

           the following frequencies:

           CW  1824  3504  7004       10104  14024  18074  21024  24894  28024
           SSB 1845  3780  7065/7180    -    14145  18145  21295  24945  28495
           RTTY  -     -   7035       10140  14080  18100  21080  24920  28080
           QSL via UA3DX. Please visit  www.yemen2012.com  for  logsearch  and
           further information, including QSLling instructions in due course.

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    8Q     - Look for 8Q7NK (JA2AAU),  8Q7IC  (JA2AIC),  8Q7TE  (JA2ATE),  8Q7ZS
           (JA2ZS) and 8Q7CJ (JA2LSS) to be active from the Maldives  (AS-013)
           on 11-16 May. They will operate CW, SSB,  RTTY  and  PSK  on  160-6
           metres. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [TNX The Daily DX]

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    9Q    -  On   27  January,  the  first   Amateur   Radio  examinations  were
           administered at the ARAC clubhouse in Kinshasa, Democatic  Republic
           of Congo  [425DXN  1083].  The  following  operators  now  hold  an
           Amateur Radio certificate issued by the  Ministere  des  Postes  et
           Nouvelles Technologies de la Communication (PNTC):
           9Q1AD    Angelique Diluzeyi (YL)  9Q1LE    Lazare Enyeka
           9Q1AK    Agnes Kitete (YL)        9Q1LJ    Jeanine Lihau (YL)
           9Q1ALA   Annie Akongunuka (YL)    9Q1MM    Marie-Louise Mbuyi (YL)
           9Q1BT    Brigitte Tshiela (YL)    9Q1MP    Jean-Pierre Mangala
           9Q1CM    Jean-Claude Makiamfu     9Q1NH    Hortense Nsele (YL)
           9Q1DN    Dieudonne Ngelebeya      9Q1NW    Nicole Watuala Webe (YL)
           9Q1FS    Francoise Sua (YL)       9Q1PM    Pascal Mbuyi
           9Q1HM    Hermes Mbenga            9Q1RE    Robert Ekaya
           9Q1HN    Henry Ngilima            9Q1RM    Richard Muamba
           9Q1JI    Jean-Maurice Ifaso       9Q1WM    Wamans Mulumba
           9Q1JL    Jean-Willy Lukusa        9Q1YM    Yvette Muaka Ngimbi (YL)
           9Q1KM    Khal Mpinda
           Also, Pascal (ON4CFC), who helped the new members on their training
           course,  has  received the  9Q1CFC trainer  certificate.  The  club
           station  9Q0AR  (QSL via ON4CFC) has plans  to be QRV on a  regular

    DL     - Mike, DL4ABO  will  be  active  as  DL4ABO/p  from  Neuwerk  Island

           (EU-127) on 10-11 May. He will operate CW only. QSL via home  call,

           direct or bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]

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    GM     - Four operators from the Wessex Contest Group (namely G0FUW,  M0SFT,

           M0TGN and M0TTE) will be active as MS0WCB from  the  Isle  of  Skye

           (EU-008) on 12-19 May. They will operate SSB and  some  QRS  CW  on
           80, 40, 20, 17 and 15 metres. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
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    GU     - Look for MU/PA0VHA, MU/PA3BAG, MU/PA2A and MU/PA2AM  (www.pi4cc.nl)
           to be active from Guernsey (EU-114) on  12-19  May.  They  plan  to
           operate CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK on 80-6 metres. QSL via  home  calls.
           [TNX rsgbiota.org]
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    HB0    - Nicola, IN3ADW and Luca, IN3HUU  will  be  active  as  HB0/homecall
           from Liechtenstein on 8-12 May. They plan to operate SSB  and  RTTY
           on 40, 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 metres. QSL via home  calls.  [TNX  DX
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    J7     - JA8RUZ (J79RZ), JF1UOX (J79JF), JK1KHT (J79YK), JN1THL (J79KT)  and
           JQ1LCW (J79YL) will be active from Dominica (NA-101) on 10-17  May.
           They will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 10, 12, 15, 20,  30,  40  and
           possibly 80 metres. QSL J79RZ via JA8RUZ, all  others  via  JN1NDY.
           [TNX The Daily DX]
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    KP4    - Members of the Puerto Rico Amateur Radio League  (http://prarl.org)
           plan to operate as  KP4ES  from  five  islands  (IOTA  NA-099,  but
           different counters for the US Islands award programme)  between  11
           and 18 UTC on 5 May: Isla Palominitos, Cayo Icacos,  Cayo  Ratones,
           Isla Pineros and Cabeza de Perro. Look for activity on  17  and  20
           metres SSB. QSL via NP3O. [TNX The Daily DX]
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    LZ     - Special  event  station  LZ67VZ  will  be  active  on  5-9  May  to
           commemorate the World War II  Bulgarian  General  Vladimir  Zaimov.
           Look for activity on PSK as well as on 70 and  13cm  EME.  QSL  via
           bureau. [TNX LZ1ZF]
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    P4     - Masumi JA3AVO (P40X)and his wife Hiroko  JH3PBL  (P40U),  Yoshinori
           JA3DFM (P4/JA3DFM) and his wife Hideko JA3OPB (P4/JA3OPB)  will  be
           active from Aruba (SA-036) on 8-14 May. They  plan  to  be  QRV  on
           160-6 metres CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL via home calls.
    PA     - Rob, PA3GVI and others will be active on all  bands  and  modes  as
           PG6MILL from "de Windhond" on  12-13  May  for  Holland's  National
           Windmill Day. QSL via PA4J. Information on  the  Windmills  On  The
           Air event can be found at www.pd6mill.com [TNX NG3K]

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    PY0F   - Peter, PP5XX and Ville, PY2ZEA (OH2MM) are  active  as  PY0FM  from
           Fernando de Noronha (SA-003) until 7 May. They operate SSB  and  CW
           in their spare time. QSL via PP5XX.
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    SM     - Look for SF3HF to be active from Hemso Island (EU-087) on 5-6  May.
           QSL via SM3NXS, direct or bureau.
    SV     - Fred, PA1FJ  will  be  active  as  SV8/PA1FJ/p  from  Samos  Island
           (EU-049) on 11-15 May. He will be QRV  on  40-10  metres  SSB,  and
           will look for E openings on 6 metres. QSL  via  home  call,  bureau
           preferred. [TNX rsgbiota.org]
    V3     - Mike, VE2XB (www.v31xb.jimdo.com) will  be  active  as  V31XB  from
           Caye Caulker (NA-073) on 11-31 May. He plans to  be  QRV  on  160-6
           metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX VE2XB]

    VP9    - Look for Seppo, OH1VR/VP9 (QSL via  home  call,  direct  only)  and

           Zaba, OH1ZAA/VP9 to be active from Bermuda (NA-005)  on  7-13  May.

           Plans are to be QRV on the HF bands and 6 metres. [TNX NG3K]


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                           ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****


                            Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH

                          Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

    QSL GALLERY ---> The large collection of QSL cards  on  Les  Nouvelles  DX's

    web site has been updated. Fourteen different galleries  include  more  than

    9900 cards for the ten Most Wanted DXCC Entities (2004-11), the  61  deleted

    DXCC Entities, obsolete prefixes, stations from Magrebh from 1947  to  1962,

    D5 and DL5 stations from 1945  to  1962,  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. Several cards  are  still  needed  and  your
    participation is encouraged - please visit  www.LesNouvellesdx.fr  and  send
    your comments to lesnouvellesdx[@]free.fr [TNX F6AJA]

    QSL ZS3Y ---> NI5DX is the new QSL manager for  ZS3Y.  Once  the  cards  are

    printed, in about six weeks' time, he will be able to confirm  all  contacts

    made with Volker as from 11 October 2008. [TNX The Daily DX]

    TOP LISTS ---> The latest Topband, Topmode  and  Toplist  listings  are  now

    available  at  www.425dxn.org/awards/toplist/index.html.   QSOs    confirmed

    through LoTW or included in on-line logs  are  eligible  for  listing.  Send

    your scores, as well as any request  for  further  information,  to  Erminio

    Pandocchi I2EOW (i2eow[@]fastwebnet.it).

    + SILENT KEYS + Recently reported Silent Keys include  Regino  Denis  (HR2A,

    former Secretary General of  FRACAP,  the  Federation  of  Radioamateurs  of

    Central America), Vittorio Manella (IX1MVI, founding member of  ARI  Aosta),

    Don Tanguay (N1DT), Michael G. Graham (VA7CTW/K7CTW)  and  Marvin  A.  Mahre



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                           ******* QSL  ROUTES *******


                            Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                          Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW


    CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER


    3A2CWG      3A2LF       EG7ODN      EA7RCM      MM0KLR      MM0GHM

    3B8FA       NI5DX       EH5MAV      EA5FJL      MM0XAU      DJ6AU
    3W2TXR      JA2TXR      EI0IMD      EI1NC       NH0DX/NH2   JL3RDC3Z2X        SP2YWL      EI80IRTS    EI4GXB      NL8F        K8NA3Z35SUL     SP3SUL      EL2GB       IZ0EGA      OD5PY       KU9C4J12SONG    4J5A        EM350S      UW8SM       OD5QB       YO3FRI4JR0SONG    JR0HYT      EM67J       K2PF        OH0/OH3WS   OH3WS4JV3AM      RW6HS       EO1HFF      UY1HY       ON44NUTS    ON4RCA4K4SONG     4K6AL       EO5UFF      US5UFF      OZ30EU      OZ8IE4K6SONG     4K6C        EO67J       UU2JT       P29ZL       W1YRC4K9SONG     DL6KVA      EV1150P     EW6DX       PJ4S        W2CYK4S7BRG      LZ3HI       EW6DX       EB7DX       PJ7MF       IZ1MHY4T4T        OA4DX       EX8VZ       RW6HS       PR3A        PY3OZ4Z64TL      4Z1TL       EY8MM       K1BV        PW7T        PT7WA5C5W        EA5XX       FM5CD       F5VU        PY0FM       PY5XX5F7SIA      G5XW        FM5DN       KU9C        R1945HS     RW6HS5K3IC       HK3ORE      FP5BZ       F5TJP       SN10SLO     SP3YPR5P5Y        ON4AMM      FR5DZ       F6CXV       SN60PTTK    SP3PJA5R8UI       IZ8CCW      FR5FC       EA7FTR      T32TV       KH6CG5T0JL       ON8RA       GB0NAW      MW1CFN      T6RH        NI5DX5W1SA       JA1DXA      GB100MWT    G0MWT       T88RF       JJ2RCJ6J5M        XE1AMF      GB1OOC      MW0DHF      TC23NSN     YM3KT7P8CC       EI7CC       GB25IMD     G0FIC       TC57A       TA1HZ7Q7PRO      W4PRO       GB2GM       2E0GSD      TJ3AY       F5LGE8S50BQ      SM7BHM      GB2MB       M1OOO       TM1F        IK2DUW9M2CNC      G4ZFE       GB40HMSB    G0TOC       TM25FSC     F5KMY9M2SM       9M2GET      GB4MDI      GW0ANA      TM82L       F5MSS9V1YC       W5UE        GB4MHS      G4FON       UK8IF       RW6HS9Y4NW       EB7DX       GB4MIW      GX0BAR      UK8OK       EA7FTRA61LL       EA5ZD       GB60VUL     M0JEC       UP50ASTR    EA7FTRBY1WXD/5    BA4TB       GB615PG     G3UCA       V63AZ       JH3AZCC31CT       EA3QS       GB8MD       M0PNN       V63QFL      JH3QFLC6AGW       I2VGW       GS3PYE/p    M0VFC       VP2V/NY6X   JN1RVSC91JD       GI4FUM      GS6PYE/p    M0VFC       W2GJ/KH0    JL1FUQC91JR       GI4FUM      HB60RF      HB9DDS      W2H         WO2XCE1VIL      EA5GL       HB9IRC/p    HB9OCR      XU7AES      KB4FBCE2WZ       W3HNK       HB9WFF/p    HB9FBI      XV2W        W6NWSCO2VE       EA7FTR      HK1MW       K4AMW       XV9DX       OM3JWCO8TW       HB9SVT      HS85RI      E21EIC      YF1AR       N2OOCR5S        CT1DSV      IY0IMD      IK0WGF      YI1RZ       IK2DUWCW1GM       CX2ABC      IY4FGM      IK4UPU      YJ0VK       VK2CAD2EB        IZ3ETU      JD1BLC      JP1IOF      YL44WFF     YL2SWD2QMN       RZ3EC       JD1BLY      JI5RPT      YM2XBU      TA3ASXD2QV        UT0EA       JD1BMH      JG7PSJ      YP0WFF      YO2KQTDK0RZ       DL5HAQ      JD1YBT      JP1IOF      YR10XF      YO4KAKDL0DFF      DL3HBZ      JX9JKA      LA9JKA      YT16IARU    YU1EADU1IST      JA1HGY      JY8VB       UA4WHX      ZA100I      F4DTOE77AW       E77E        JY9ET       M0OXO       ZP9MCE      EA5ZDEG1DCL      EA1URV      K1A         KK1KW       ZW5B        K3IRVEG2ISN      EA2DXR      KA9FOX      W9RPM       ZW7R        PR7ZAJEG7CVC      EA7HLZ      LX75RL      LX2A        ZY2014WC    PS7KC

    BA4TB    Dale Yu, 138-3302 Yinren Yushu Garden, 214011 Wuxi, P.R. China

    I2VGW    Gabriele Villa, Ufficio Milano Cordusio, Casella Postale 966,

           20123 Milano MI, Italy

    IK2DUW   Antonello Passarella, Via M. Gioia 6, 20812 Limbiate MB, Italy

    JG7PSJ   Hiroyuki  Kawanobe, 1-4-1 Mikamine, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi,
           Miyagi-ken, 982-0826, JapanM0OXO    Charles Wilmott, 60 Church Hill, Royston, Barnsley, S71 4NG,       United KingdomPP5XX    Peter Sprengel, P.O. Box 007, Itapoa - SC, 89249-000, BrazilVK2CA    Allan Meredith, P.O. Box 890, Mudgee NSW 2850, Australia


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