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    425DX News #1100. June 1st, 2012


    02 June 2012                                              A.R.I. DX Bulletin
           No 1100

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           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
             Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW


    EA     - ED3CW (QSL via EB3CW), ED5ATK (QSL  via  EA5ATK),  ED5DM  (QSL  via EA5DM), ED5DWS (QSL via EA5DWS), ED5DY (QSL via EA5DY), ED5FL  (QSL via EA5FL), ED5HAB (QSL via EA5HAB), ED5JC (QSL via  EC5JC),  ED5KB (QSL via EA5KB), ED6QY (QSL via EA6QY) and ED8DD  (QSL  via  EA8DD) will be active on 5-24 June for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of  Europe that will take place  in  Valencia.  Information  on  the  relevant award can be found at www.f1award.com


    DL     - Friedrich, DL4BBH and Ric, DL2VFR will be active as  DM50IOTA  from Borkum Island (EU-047) on 27-29 July, IOTA  Contest  included.  QSL via bureau. [TNX rsgbiota.org]


    F      - Vincent, F4BKV  will  be  active  as  F4BKV/p  from  Banc  d'Arguin (EU-159) on 2 June, between 7 and 18 UTC. He will  be  QRV  on  20, 15, 10 and 6 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX DX World]


    F      - Once again (for the 61st year) the  Association  des  Radioamateurs de la Sarthe will activate a  special  event  station  for  the  24 Hours of Le Mans. The callsign will be TM24H  and  operations  will take place on 3-17 June. QSL via F6KFI.


    FO_m   - Christian, F5IDM will participate in  a  scientific  expedition  to the Marquesas Islands (3-12 June) for  the  transit  of  Venus.  As time permits, he will operate mainly SSB as TX5VT and "will try  to be  active for DX    calls at given times". Check   www.cveillet.net/PF/TX5VT.php  for  updates.  QSL  via  F5IDM  (see        qrz.com). [TNX DX World]


    FS     - Once again John, K9EL will be active as  FS/K9EL  from  St.  Martin (NA-105) on 8-24 June.  He  will  operate  holiday  style  on  80-6 metres CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via  home  call  and  LoTW.  [TNX The        Daily DX]


    GJ     - Dave, EI9FBB will be active as MJ/EI9FBB from  Jersey  (EU-013)  on 2-6 June. He plans to operate  mainly CW  with  some SSB  on  the higher HF bands. QSL via home call, direct or bureau, and LoTW.


    HC     - Once again Rick,  NE8Z  will  be  active  as  HC1MD  from  Tumbaco, Ecuador on 7-14 June and on 21-31 July. He  will  operate  CW,  SSB  and RTTY on 40-10 metres. He will also monitor 6m  CW  and  SSB  on        50110 kHz.  QSL  via  K8LJG.  Information  on  the  HC/Ecuador  and HC8/Galapagos DX Diplomas can be        found at  http://webpages.charter.net/ne8z. [TNX NE8Z]


    I      - ARI Milano will participate in the Museum Ships Weekend (2-3  June) as II2IGTO (submarine  "Toti")  and  II2IBCI  (ocean  liner  "Conte Biancamano") from the National Museum of  Science  and  Technology. Look for activity on 80-10 metres (plus possibly 6m)  CW  and  SSB. QSL via IQ2MI.


    I      - Franco, IK4YCQ will be active  holiday  style  as  IF9/IK4YCQ  from Favignana Island (EU-054) on 4-8 June. He will operate SSB  on  the HF bands. QSL via home call, bureau preferred. [TNX IK4YCQ]


    ON     - ON7EX, ON6VOX and ON4LO will be active as ON4LO/LH  from  lightship "Mayflower" on 8-12 June, They will be QRV  on  80-10  metres  SSB. QSL via ON4LO, direct and bureau. [TNX ON4LO]


    PY     - PU1MMZ, PU1SET, PY1HS, PY1MT and PY1MX will be active as ZV1M  from Itacuruca Island (SA-029) on 27-29  July,  IOTA  Contest  included. QSL via PY1MT. [TNX rsgbiota.org]


    UA     - The R44WFF team will be active from Buzuluksky  Bor  National  Park and Orenburg Reserve  on  5-12  June.  All  of  the  QSOs  will  be confirmed via the bureau. [TNX R44WFF]


    V8     - A large group of  operators  from  the  Mediterraneo  DX  Club  and Gemilang Amateur Radio  Station  will  be  active  as  V84SMD  from Brunei (OC-088) on 11-23 November. They will operate  CW,  SSB  and RTTY on 160-10 metres with 5-6 stations. QSL via IK2VUC, direct  or bureau, and  LoTW.  Further  information,  including  OQRS  in  due course, can be found at www.mdxc.org/v84smd

    VK     - Celebrating one century of Amateur  Radio  in  Queensland,  special event callsign VK100WIQ will be activated from 1  June  through  31 July by WIA affiliated clubs located across the State. All  of  the QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the  bureau.  Direct  card requests will be accepted until 31 December 2012 and  can  be  sent to VK100WIQ Manager, P.O. Box 343,  Laidley  QLD  4341,  Australia. Further information can be found in the "News and  Events"  section on www.wia.org.au

    VP2M   - John, KB4CRT  will  be  active  again  as  VP2MRT  from  Montserrat (NA-103) on 6-12 June. He will be QRV  on  80-2  metres  SSB,  with some CW and maybe PSK, and will participate in the  ARRL  June  VHF       QSO Party. QSL via VP2MRT (direct) and LoTW. [TNX NG3K] VP2M   - Graham, M0AEP will active as VP2MDD from Montserrat  (NA-103)  from 7 June to 6 August, with a focus on 12, 10 and  6  metres  SSB  and CW. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.


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

    CY0/VE1AWW ---> Al, CY0/VE1AWW has been QRT from Sable Island since 28  May."A migratory bird (and protected species) was  found  near  my  towers  with injuries suggesting a collision with one of the  towers",  he  says.  "I  am required to take down the towers until an investigation and  policy  can  be developed for tern season (April-August)".

    ST PAUL ISLAND 2012 ---> In their latest press release (25  May),  the  CY9M team reported that on 25 July they "will be  making  their  way  to  Sydney, Nova Scotia, then onwards to the northernmost tip of Cape Breton,  ready  to depart for St Paul island on July 26th". A few of the team plan  to  be  QRV as VE1/callsign from Cape Breton Island (NA-010) prior to  CY9M.  There  are few landing  spots  on  St  Paul,  and  "actual  station  location  will  be determined where we land. From planning discussions, we know  each  proposed location has positives and negatives to certain regions around the  globe  - therefore this is very much an 'on the day'  set-up  at  any  given  landing spot. Now the shipping process begins". Further information,  including  log search, OQRS and details on how contribute, can be found at www.cy9m.com

    XR0ZA ---> A team of  operators  from  Radio  Club  de  Valparaiso  went  to Robinson Crusoe Island (Juan Fernandez) to set up a  radio  and  conduct  an earthquake and tsunami drill. In their spare time they were  QRV  as  XR0ZA. QSL via CE2AA.
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