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Friday, March 14, 2014

425 DX News #1193
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Mauro Pregliasco
11:21 AM (2 hours ago)
15 March 2014                                             A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1193
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                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

3D2    - Jeff, K0UU will be active holiday style as 3D2FJ from  Beqa  Island
         (OC-016), Fiji on 23-31 March. He will operate  CW  only  on  80-10
         metres. QSL via LoTW, or direct to K0UU. [TNX The Daily DX]
3W     - Vlad, R3HD and Slava, UA3DK are active as 3W1D and 3W4DK  from  Cat
         Ba (AS-132) until 19 March (QRT date might be extended to  the  end
         of  March).  QSL  3W1D  via  SP5PB;  QSL  3W4DK   via    operator's
         instructions. [TNX DX World]
C6     - John, 9H5G ( now plans  to  be  active
         from the Berry  Islands  (NA-054)  between  late  March  and  early
         April. He expects to operate SSB, RTTY and PSK on  10,  12  and  17
         metres. "In order to extend my operating sessions", he says, "I  am
         looking into getting more batteries or borrowing a  generator  that
         I can have on shore". QSL 9H5G/C6A via NI5DX and LoTW.
D4     - Lukas, HB9EBT will be  active  as  D44TEG  from  Sao  Tiago  Island
         (AF-005), Cape Verde from 29 March to 5 April. He will operate  CW,
         PSK and RTTY on 20, 17, 15, 12  and  10  metres.  QSL  via  HB9EBT,
         direct or bureau. [TNX]
F      - Celebrating the 850th anniversary of the gothic cathedral of  Sens,
         Jean-Pierre F6FNA will be active as TM850CS  on  29-30  March,  and
         again in April, May, August and during the Heritage Days  on  19-21
         September. QSL via F6FNA. [TNX F8REF]
FM     - Rich, M5RIC will be active as TO4C from  Martinique  (NA-107)  from
         26 March to 1 April, including an  entry  in  the  CQ  WW  WPX  SSB
         Contest. QSL via M0OXO, OQRS preferred (
GJ     - Look for MJ/K3PLV and MJ/K8PT to be active  from  Jersey  on  18-26
         March. They will operate SSB, CW and RTTY  on  160-10  metres.  QSL
         via home calls. [TNX The Daily DX]
GM     - Graham, MM0GHM will be active as MA0GHM/p from the islands  of  Sky
         (EU-008) on 15-16 March, South Uist (EU-010)  on  16-17  March  and
         Barra (EU-010) on 17-20 March. QSL via MM0GHM,  direct  or  bureau.
GM     - A team from the Tynemouth Amateur Radio Club  (  will
         be active as GS0NWM from the Isle of Arran (EU-123) from  26  March
         to 2 April. QSL via M0URX and LoTW. They will  participate  in  the
         CQ WW WPX SSB Contest as GM5N. [TNX]
HK0_sa - Vlad, UA4WHX,  has  been  active  as  HK0/UA4WHX  from  Providencia
         (NA-049) since 12 March. He operates RTTY,  CW  and  SSB  on  80-10
         metres.  Length  of  stay  unknown.   QSLling    instructions    at
I      - ARI Vercelli will be active as II1SWL  on  5-13  April  to  promote
         "amateur radio and radio listening". QSL via bureau  or  direct  to
         IW1EHL.  See for further  information.
         [TNX IW1EHL]
J8     - Ark, UA4CC and Arunas,  LY2IJ  will  be  active  holiday  style  as
         J8/UA4CC and J8/LY2IJ from Bequia Island (NA-025) on  17-26  March.
         QSL via home calls, direct and  bureau,  and  LoTW.  Logsearch  and
         OQRS on Club Log. [TNX UA4CC]
JD1_oga- Harry, JG7PSJ will  be  active  again  as  JD1BMH  from  Chichijima
         (AS-031), Ogasawara from 27 April to 11 May. He  will  operate  CW,
         SSB and RTTY on 40-10 metres. QSL via  JD1BMH  (bureau)  or  JG7PSJ
         (direct).  Logsearch  and  other  information  can  be  found    at [TNX JG7PSJ]
KH2    - KG6DX, KH2JU, KH2L, N2NL and NH2KD will be active as W1AW/KH2  from
         Guam on 19-25 March as part of ARRL's Centennial  QSO  Party.  They
         will operate CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK on 160-6 metres.  QSL  via  W1AW
         and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]
P4     - John, W2GD will be active as P40W  from  Aruba  (SA-036)  on  25-31
         March, CQ  WW  WPX  SSB  Contest  included.  Activity  outside  the
         contest usually concentrates on 160, 80, 30, 17 and 12 metres.  QSL
         via LoTW or N2MM (direct only). [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
PA     - PD7YY and PE1GNP will be active as PH38EU from Terschelling  Island
         (EU-038) on 11-14 April. They will operate SSB on 40, 20,  17,  15,
         12, 10 and 2 metres. QSL via PD7YY or  PE1GNP,  direct  or  bureau.
VE     - David, VE3VID is back to Igloolik Island (NA-174) until  20  April.
         He expects to operate  mainly  RTTY  and  other  digital  modes  as
         VY0/VE3VID. QSL via home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
W      - The Project X Contest Team will  be  active  as  N5T  from  Mustang
         Island (NA-092) on 5-6 April for the Texas State Parks On  The  Air
         event. They will be QRV on 80, 40, 20,  1M  and  10metres  SSB  and
         PSK. QSL direct to K5HM, and LoTW. Further information and  updates
         can be found at [TNX K5HM]
W      - Bruce, K5TEN will be active from Dog Island (NA-085, WWL  EL79)  on
         13-19 April. He will operate SSB, CW  and  digital  modes  on  40-6
         metres. QSL to home call direct only (DX stations may QSL  via  the
         bureau). [TNX]
XT     - Look for XT2AEF (QSL via  JH3AEF),  XT2IVU  (QSL  via  JA3IVU)  and
         XT2VWT (QSL via JA3VWT) to be active from  Burkina  Faso  on  21-26
         March. They will operate SSB, digital modes and some CW  on  160-10
         metres. QSL via home calls. [TNX The Daily DX]
XZ     - Zorro, JH1AJT will  be  back  to  Myanmar  on  a  mission  for  the
         Foundation for Global Children between 15 and 21 March. He will  be
         active again as XZ1Z in his spare time, probably on the hig  bands.
         QSL via JH1AJT; logsearch and OQRS on Club Log. [TNX NG3K]

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                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CASS AWARD ---> Presented annually, the Cass Award honours  the  wisdom  and
spirit of Cass WA6AUD  (SK)  and  encourages  DXPeditions  to  maximize  the
number  of  DXers  worked  with  a  $1000  prize  for  the   Single-Operator
DXpedition that works the most unique callsigns. The  2013  Cass  Award  has
been won by Peri Monioudis, HB9IQB: "While QRV from the Palestine  as  E44PM
in  August  2013,  Peri  worked  6696  unique  stations  over    his  11-day
DXpedition, demonstrating an outstanding effort to log as  many  individuals
as possible and setting a new Single-Operator Cass Award record".  Swiss  DX
Foundation President Stephan Walder, HB9DDO presented Peri with  his  plaque
and prize at the group's annual meeting on 8 March. If  you  are  interested
in competing for - or contributing to - the 2014 Cass  Award,  please  visit [TNX AA6YQ]

RUSSIAN DX CONTEST  --->  Sponsored  by  the  Soyuz  Radioljubitelej  Rossii
(Union of Radioamateurs of Russia, SRR), the 21st Russian  DX  Contest  will
be held from 12 UTC on 15 March until 12 UTC on the 16th, on  160,  80,  40,
20, 15 and 10 metres CW and SSB.  Complete  details,  including  a  list  of
announced participants, can be found at

QSL ZS8A ---> Nadia, ZS8A is the first YL operator on Marion Island and  has
been active since 9 March. Logsearch and OQRS on Club Log.  She  shares  the
same mailing address of ZS8C, so traditional direct cards should be sent  to
Nadia Hansa, P.O. Box 1585,  Allens  Nek,  1737,  Roodepoort,  Johannesburg,
South Africa.

W1AW WAS ---> Look for ARRL Centennial stations W1AW/4  from  Tennessee  and
W1AW/5 from New Mexico to be on the air starting at 00.00 UTC  on  19  March
until 23.59 UTC on the 25th. In addition, W1AW/KH2 will  be  QRV  from  Guam
during the same time frame. Complete information on the ARRL Centennial  QSO
Party can be found at

WESTERN SAHARA ---> After 14 years, Naama, S01A is  active  again  from  Bir
Lehlu, Western Sahara. For the time being he  only  runs  40  watts  into  a
dipole for 10 and 15 metres; future  plans  might  include  activity  on  60
metres. A newly licensed operator (Azman, S01AH) is expected to be QRV  from
the same location. QSL for both callsigns via EA2JG,  direct  only.  Further
information on


QSLs received direct or through managers:  3B9EME,  3DA0ET,  4A8DMR,  5A1AL,
5H1Z/3  (AF-054  and  AF-075)5H1Z/5   (AF-074)5H1Z/p    (AF-087)5Q4B,  5W8A,
6H6IARU, 6O0CW, 6W/G3TXF, 6W2SC, 6W7SK, 7O2A, 7P8AO, 7Q7FOC,  7X2GX,  7X5NZ,
7X5QB, 9K2OD, 9L1A,  9M2MRS,  A61K,  A61Q,  A63RI  (AS-124),  A73A,  BY4IB/4
(AS-146), C21HA,  C5YK,  C6AGN,  C91B,  C91J,  CN2R,  CN5SCJ,  CN8LL,  CO4LS
(NA-056),  CO6HLP,  CY0P,  DP1POL,  E44PM,  EA9EU,  EA9KB,   ES3AX,  F4BKV/p
(EU-058), FG4NN, FG8NY, FM5CD, FO4BM, FR4NT, FW0NAR/p,  H40T,  H44G,  HC1MD,
KP4MS, LY23A, N6IC (NA-066), N8A, NH0Z, OD5NJ/p  (AS-108),  PJ4C,  PJ6/N7QT,
PY7RP/6 (SA-080), PZ5RA, T6ZG,  T88SM,  TG9NX,  TO2TT,  TT8TT,  TX5D,  UA2F,
UP2L, V31AG, V63DX, V73NS, VK5CE/4, VK7BO, VP2ETE,  VP2V/W9DR,  VU7AG,  W8A,
XF1P, XR0YY, XR0ZR, XT2TT, YB4IR/8 (OC-145),  YB8S  (OC-236),  YW5X,  Z21LS,


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