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Friday, August 16, 2013

17 August 2013 A.R.I. DX Bulletin
No 1163
*** 4 2 5 D X N E W S ***
Edited by I1JQJ & IK1ADH
Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

9H - Rich, KE1B (9H3MMM) and Anna, W6NN (9H3NN) will be active from
Malta (EU-023) on 21-26 August. They will operate holiday style on
40-10 metres CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via home calls, direct or
bureau, plus LoTW and eQSL. Logsearch and OQRS on Club Log.
C9 - A team from South Africa and the US (K1MM, K6TD, N1DG, N4XP, N9JA,
NF4A, W6OAT, W6OSP, ZS6P, ZS6PJH and ZS6RI) will be active as
C82DX from Xai Xai, Mozambique on 15-22 October. They will operate
CW, SSB and RTTY on 160-6 metres, with a focus on the low bands.
QSL via Club Log's OQRS (direct and bureau) and LoTW (six months
after the conclusion of the DXpedition). Traditional direct
requests should go to C82DX, P.O. Box 333, Bethlehem GA 30620.
USA. Further information can be found at
CX - A team from Radiogrupo Sur will be active on all bands and modes
as CW5X from the lighthouse at Punta Jose Ignacio on 16-18 August.
QSL direct to CX2ABC. Further information can be found at [TNX Radiogrupo Sur]
DL - Hans, DL2RU will be active as DL2RU/p from Fehmarn Island (EU-128)
on 17-22 August. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX DX
E4 - Peri, HB9IQB ( will be active again
as E44PM from Palestine "in late August". He will be runnning 100
watts into wire verticals. QSL via HB9IQB, direct or bureau. Peri
plans to upload his log to LoTW and Club Log on a daily basis.
[TNX DX World]
I - ARI La Spezia will participate in the ILLW as IP1T from San
Venerio lighthouse on Tino Island (EU-083). Expect activity on the
HF bands, as well as on 6, 4 and 2 metres. QSL via IZ5JLF. [TNX
I - Bruno, IZ0DIB and Marco, IZ6ASI will operate SSB as IZ0DIB/6 from
Senigallia lighthouse on 17-18 August for the ILLW. [TNX IZ6ASI]
I - Alessandro, IW5ELA will be active as IG9/IW5ELA from Lampedusa
Island (AF-019) on 8-18 September. He will operate mainly CW. All
of the QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the bureau.
Logsearch on Club Log.
J8 - A polish team (SP2EBG, SP3CYY, SP3GEM, SP6EQZ, SP6IXF, SP9FOW and
SP9PT) will be active as J88HL from St. Vincent (NA-109) on 17-29
November. They will have at least three stations active 24/7 on
160-10 metres CW, SSB and RTTY, with a serious effort on the low
bands. They will also have equipment for 6 metres. QSL route to be
announced; logsearch and OQRS on Club Log. Bookmark for updates. [TNX SP6EQZ]
JA - Look for Kenji, JA4GXS/4 to be active from Kasadojima (AS-117) on
17 August from about 7 UTC until about 22 UTC. He will be QRV on
40, 30 and 20 metres SSB and CW. QSL via home call, direct or
bureau. [TNX JI3DST]
LY - Sam, LY5W will be active as LY5W/p from the Nida Lighthouse on
16-20 August. He will operate mainly CW and SSB with some RTTY.
OZ - Special station OZ6SYL will be active on 22-25 August for the
Scandinavian Young Ladies Radio Amateurs' 10th anniversary meeting
that will take place in Roskilde ( QSL via
OZ - Heinz DC5WW, Robert DK2RO, Anton DL8AW, Norbert DL9NAC and Thilo
DL9NBJ will be active as 5Q7Y from Langeland Island (EU-172) on
14-21 September. QSL via DL8AW, direct or bureau (OQRS on Club
Log), and LoTW.
S5 - The following special event callsigns are expected to be in use to
celebrate EuroBasket 2013 (the FIBA European Basketball
Championship to be held in Slovenia on 4-22 September): S500EB,
S513EB, S521EB, S522EB, S523EB, S531EB, S533EB, S539EB, S541EB,
S542EB, S543EB, S544EB, S546EB and S563EB. QSL via bureau.
SV5 - Hans, ON6ZK active as SV5/ON6ZK/p from Kos Island (EU-001) on
23-30 August. He will be QRV mainly on 20 metres SSB and CW. QSL
via home call, bureau preferred. [TNX NG3K]
TK - Sebastian, IK2WZM will be active as TK9ZM (
from Corsica (EU-014) on 2-8 September. He will operate holiday
style on the HF bands and 6 metres. QSL via home call. [TNX
Mediterraneo DX Club]
V5 - Hardy, DF3GY and Hans, DF2UU will participate in the IARU Region 1
SSB Field Day (7-8 September) and the WAE SSB Contest (14-15
September) as V55V from Namibia. QSL via DJ8VC. Outside the
contests they will operate CW and SSB as V5/DF3GY and V5/DF2UU on
160-6 metres. [TNX NG3K]
VE - Dana, VE1VOX will be active as VY2/VE1OTA from West Point
Lighthouse on Prince Edward Island (NA-029) on 16-18 August. QSL
via VE3EXY. [TNX NG3K]
VK - Albert, VK3KLB and others will be active as VK7LH from Low Head
Lighthouse on the main island of Tasmania (OC-006) on 17-18 August
for the ILLW. They plan to have up to three stations operating
simultaneously depending upon conditions. QSL via VK3KLB.

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

DX MAGAZINE MOST WANTED SURVEY ---> The DX Magazine's annual Most Wanted
Survey is being conducted now through 15 October. The survey form can be
found at Many DXCC Entities have
been added to the survey for this year, but if you still need something that
is not listed, simply use the "Additions or Comments" space at the end of
the form). The overall results will be published in the January-February
2014 issue of The DX Magazine, and the world-wide results will be posted
to the web site around 15 January 2014. The breakdown by mode/Low Bands will
be published in the March-April 2014 issue of the magazine. [TNX N4AA]

DXCC NEWS ---> Z81X (Republic of South Sudan, 2013 operation) has been
approved for DXCC credit. If you have had this rejected in a prior
application, send a note to bmoore[@] to be placed on the list for
an update to your record. Please note the submission date and/or reference
number where the rejection was noted to expedite the search for any
rejected QSOs. [TNX NC1L]

GACW ---> The new website for the Grupo Argentino de CW (GACW) can be found
at [TNX LU6EF]

ILLW ---> The 16th annual International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend,
conducted under the sponsorship of the Ayr Amateur Radio Group, will take
place from 00.01 UTC on 17 August until 23.59 UTC on the 18th. Complete
information on this popular event, including a list of participating
stations, can be found at

OH2BH ---> "Changing Times in DX Hunt", the keynote lecture delivered by
Martti Laine, OH2BH on 29 June at Ham Radio 2013 (Friedrichshafen), is now
available - slides and audio (five separate .pps files) - on the
Documentary Archive Radio Communications' website at

KV4 STATIONS ---> The KP2 QSL Bureau "constantly receives QSLs for KV4
stations who are not located in the US Virgin Islands", Fred, K9VV/NP2X
(KP2 QSL Bureau Manager) reports. Nowadays the KV4 prefix is assigned to
the continental USA, the only KV4 callsigns that are located in the US
Virgin Islands (KP2) are KV4BA, KV4BT, KV4BW, KV4CF, KV4DN, KV4FZ, KV4HR,
KV4IE and KV4KW.

QSL VIA NR6M ---> The new mailing address for NR6M is: Rex Turvin, 18040 W
Banning Street, Casa Grande AZ 85193, USA. He is the QSL manager for 5W0W,
RU0LAX, RU0LAX/p, VP2V/AA7V and VP2V/KE2VB. Logsearch and OQRS are
available for most of them, see

WRTC 2014 ---> WRTC2014, Inc., host of the 2014 World Radiosport Team
Championship (WRTC) has announced that the application process for
individuals that would like to participate in WRTC2014 as a Team Leader is
now open. Team Leader applications must be submitted no later than 13
September. A total of 54 Team Leaders will be selected from the top
qualifiers in 29 regions from around the world. Each Team Leader then
selects their teammate for the competition. The Team Leader qualification
formula consists of 12 scores selected from 55 qualifying events between
October 2010 and March 2013. Full details of the qualification process as
well as the Team Leader application form can be found on the WRTC2014 web
site ( In addition to the regional qualifying, there is
also a slot dedicated to a contest team with both members less than 25
years old before July 2014. Those interested in being considered for the
Youth Team must follow the Team Leader application process.

XZ1Z ---> Zorro, JH1AJT was QRV on 17 and 20 metres as XZ1Z from Nay Pyi
Taw, the capital city of Myanmar, on 13-16 August while on a mission for
the Foundation for Global Children. He expects to return next month. His
operating permission, issued by the Ministry of Communications and
Information Technology, is valid until 12 September. QSL via JH1AJT. [TNX

+ SILENT KEYS + Recently reported Silent Keys include Amir Jaganjac (E75O),
Thomas C. Meier (K7ZZ), Morris J. Young (KR5V), Gordon Leland (KU4EC),
Milind "Micky" Korde (VU2IZO), N.G. Nanda (VU2NG), G. Scott Henninger
(W8GS) and Henry "Harry" Burton (ZL2APC).


QSLs received direct or through managers: 3B9FR, 3C0E, 3C6A, 3D2RX, 4K6C,
5B4AFM/p (AS-120), 5N7M, 5T0SP, 5X8C, 6W/HA0NAR, 6Y5/G3SWH, 7P8D, 7T9A,
7X5KBS, 8Q7DV, 8Q7KP, 9L5MS, 9M2/OK1CZ, 9U1RSI, 9X0ZM, A92GR, AD5A/KL5
(NA-158), AP2MB, BV2DQ, C4W, C91LW, CP4DR, D2QR, D44TWO, D85C, DU9/JA1PBV
(OC-175), E51EWP, E51M, ER4A, ES5G, ET3AA, EY7AD, EY8MM, FT5ZB, GS3PYE/p,
H44AJ (OC-285), H44IND (OC-158), H44S (OC-285), HC2/KF6ZWD, HD8A, HP1WW,
HV5PUL, IA5A (EU-028), J49C, J5NAR, J68HZ, J69MV, J75PX, JD1BMH, JT1CO,
KH0XH, M8C, OH1VR/VP9, OJ0R, RI1ANU, SU8N (AF-109), T6LG, TM28UFT, TM6M,
TO2D, TO5PX (NA-107), TS8TI (AF-083), TX5K, TZ6BB, V31IV, VK0TH, VK4SWE
(OC-227), VR2XMT, VU7KV, VY0/VE3VID (NA-174), YB8RW/p (OC-236), YB8XM/p
(OC-271), YE1Z, Z81X.




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