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Friday, May 30, 2014

31 May 2014                                               A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1204
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CT7    - CT1FCX, CT1APE, CT2JSV, CT2IUK and CT2GLO will be active as  CS5RCO
         from Ilha da Berlenga Grande (EU-040) on 7-9 June. QSL via  CT1EPJ.
         [TNX DX Coffee]
F      - Members of the Apeldoorn DX and Contest Club from  the  Netherlands
         will be active as F/PA70DDAY from the  Nan  Green  sector  of  Juno
         Beach (Normandy, France: soldiers who landed there later  liberated
         Apeldoorn) from 31 May to 9 June. They will operate SSB on  80,  40
         and 20 metres. QSL via PA0HFT.
F      - Diego, F4HAU is going on a new island tour between 3 and  12  June.
         His  plans  depend  on  weather  and  sea   conditions.    Possible
         destinations include IOTA groups  EU-048,  EU-094,  EU-068,  EU-105
         and EU-074. QSL F4HAU/p via home call, direct or  bureau.  [TNX  DX
F      - Commemorating the D-Day landings, once again the South Flanders  DX
         Activity Group will be  active  as  F/ON6JUN/p  on  4-8  June  from
         Ranville (Normandy). QSL via ON5SD, bureau preferred. [TNX UBA]
F      - Members of the Loos DX Gang will be active as TM70DD on  5-19  June
         to commemorate the  70th  anniversary  of  D-Day.  QSL  via  F5JYD,
         direct or bureau. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
HK     - Malcolm, VK6LC will be  active  as  HK9/VK6LC  from  the  Colombian
         Amazon on 5-9 June, as HK0/VK6LC from San  Andres  Island  (NA-033)
         on 13-17 June and as HK3/VK6LC from Bogota on 18-24 June.  This  is
         part of a "DX Vacation" that has already included one month in  the
         US, and will  include  Chile  (CE3/VK6LC)  and  Brazil  (PT7/VK6LC)
         until 12 July. See QSL via home call,  direct
I      - Launched in 1904, the 'Elettra' was a two-masted steam  yacht  that
         Guglielmo  Marconi  used  as  a  floating  laboratory   for    many
         experiments. Part of her  keel  stands  in  the  grounds  of  Villa
         Griffone, at Pontecchio near  Bologna,  from  where  special  event
         station IY4EY will be activated by ARI Fidenza  (
         during the Museum Ships Weekend on 7-8 June. QSL via IQ4FE,  direct
         or bureau.
J6     - Nobby, G0VJG will be active as J6/G0VJG from St. Lucia (NA-108)  on
         5-18 June. He will operate SSB on 40-6 metres. QSL via G4DFI.  [TNX
         DX World]
JA     - Ichy, JH7IPR/6 was active from Iheya Shima (AS-017) on  27-29  May.
         He expects to go and operate again as JH7IPR/6  from  Yonaguni-jima
         (AS-024) on 30 May-2  June.  He  concentrates  his  activity  on  6
         metres, but he is QRV on the HF bands when the Magic Band is quiet.
JA     - Taka, JA8COE will  be  active  again  as  JA8COE/8  from  Yagishiri
         Island (AS-147) on 13-15 June. QSL via home call, direct or  bureau
         (OQRS on Club Log). [TNX]
JD1    - Take, JG8NQJ will be back to Minami Torishima (OC-073)  and  active
         as JG8NQJ/JD1 from mid-June until  mid-September.  QSL  via  JA8CJY
         (direct) or JG8NQJ (bureau).
KH0    - Akira, JH0CKF will be active holiday style as AF1Y/KH0 from  Saipan
         (OC-086) on 4-6 June. He will be QRV  after  his  sunset.  QSL  via
         bureau to DU1/JH0CKF, or direct to  Akira  Yokoyama,  7078  Hokujo,
         Hakubamura, Kitazumi-gun, Nagano-ken, 399-9301, Japan.
P2     - Derek G3KHZ, Hans SM6CVX and Eddy K5WQG are planning their  next  -
         and probably last - IOTA tour to Papua New Guinea as follows:
         11-14 September  P29VCX  New Britain OC-008
         15-20 September  P29NI   Kranket     OC-258
         21-24 September  P29VCX  Kiriwina    OC-115
         25-30 September  P29NI   Loloata     OC-240
         The operation will be mainly CW but there will be a  station  daily
         on SSB (mainly on 20m and 15m) and  there will be  some  RTTY.  QSL
         P29VCX via SM6CVX, QSL P29NI via G3KHZ.  Website:
         [TNX IZ1CRR]
PY     - PS8RV, PS8AB and PS8PY  will  be  active  as  ZY8D  from  Ilha  das
         Canarias (SA-072) on 25-27 July. They will operate SSB on  80,  40,
         20, 15 and 10 metres, and will participate in the IOTA. QSL  direct
         only to Caixa Postal 166, Teresina - PI, 64001-970, Brazil.
SV     - Mike, YO9GVW will  be  active  as  SV8/YO9GVW  from  Thasos  Island
         (EU-174) on 7-17 June. [TNX DX Coffee]
V3     - Travis, AF6WU and Kjerstin, AF6KJ  will  be  active  as  V31WU  and
         V31DV from Caye Caulker (NA-073), Belize on 6-15  June.  They  will
         operate SSB on the HF bands. QSL via AF6WU, direct or  bureau,  and
         LoTW. [TNX The Daily DX]
V3     - Darrell, W7ZCK and his wife Christi, N7CAB will be active as  V31DT
         and V31AB respectively from  Round  Cay  (NA-180),  Belize  on  7-9
         June. They will operate SSB, RTTY, JT65 and  PSK  on  40-6  metres.
         QSLs direct to W7ZCK. [TNX The Daily DX]
VK     - Tony, VK3VTH will be active again  as  VK3VTH/7  from  King  Island
         (OC-233) on 14-17 August. He will operate SSB only  on  20  and  40
         metres, and will participate in the  International  Lighthouse  and
         Lightship Weekend from  the  Currie  Lighthouse.  QSL  via  VK3VTH,
         direct or bureau. [TNX]
VK     - Trevor,  VK3ATX  will   be  active  again  as  VK3ATX/p  from   the
         lighthouse  on  Gabo  Island  (OC-196)  during  the   International
         Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend on 16-17  August.  QSL  direct  to
         home call.
W      - AD5WB,  K0JCC,   K5WRN,  KE5BZE,  KJ5WRN,  N5TCB   and  W5AOO  will
         participate in the Museum Ships Weekend (7-8 June) as N5E from  the
         tall ship 'Elissa' at the Texas Seaport Museum on Galveston  Island
         (NA-143).  It will be  a "local  daytime operation"  (approximately
         14-22 UTC).   QSL  via  AD5WB,  direct  or  bureau, and  LoTW. [TNX]
YB     - Koji,JL3TOG will be  active  as  YB9/JL3TOG  from  Mataram,  Lombok
         Island (OC-150) on 31 May and 1 June. He will operate CW,  SSB  and
         RTTY on 40-10 metres. QSL via home call,  direct  or  bureau.  [TNX

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

DXCC NEWS ---> XW7T (Laos, 2014 operation) and ZA/IZ4JMA (Albania, 2013  and
2014 operations) have been approved for DXCC credit.  If  you  have  one  or
both of these rejected in a recent  submission  please  send  an  e-mail  to
bmoore[@] to be placed on the list  to  have  your  record  updated.

INTERNATIONAL MUSEUMS WEEKEND ---> The International Museums  Weekend  (IMW)
will take place on the two weekends of the 14-15  and  21-22  June.  Details
about the event can be found at

K6VVA 2014 IOTA PROGRAMME SURVEY ---> "This 3 minute multi-purpose  personal
Research Survey is for both IOTA Programme Participants  (those  who  submit
QSLs for  IOTA  credit),  as  well  as  for  NON-Participants  from  the  DX
Community", Rick K6VVA says. The survey is "anonymous" (no callsign  and  no
email address required) and can be found  at  The
deadline for submission is 7 June at 23.59 UTC. [TNX K6VVA]

MUSEUM SHIPS WEEKEND ---> Sponsored by the  Battleship  New  Jersey  Amateur
Radio Station (NJ2BB), this year's Museum Ships Weekend will  be  held  from
00.00 UTC on 7 June until 23.59 UTC on the 8th. Information  on  the  event,
including the relevant certificate and the listing of  participating  ships,
can be found at

W1AW WAS ---> Look for ARRL Centennial  stations  W1AW/4  from  Alabama  and
W1AW/5 from Louisiana to be on the air starting  at  00.00  UTC  on  4  June
until 23.59 UTC on the 10th. Complete information  on  the  ARRL  Centennial
QSO Party can be found at

                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ******* QSL  ROUTES *******
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3B9FR       M0OXO       EF8U        EA8URL      PA600WRT    PD0MHZ
3V3A        W3HNK       EG5FAS      EA4FAS      PJ2T        W3HNK
3V8BB       LX1NO       EG6FAS      EA4FAS      PJ4/WJ2O    N2ZN
3W1T        RW6HS       EG8FAS      EA4FAS      PJ4J        N2ZN
3Z1K        SP1KRF      EH8DCC      EA8RKL      PR3A        PY3OZ
3Z2X        SP2YWL      EI1Y        EI5JQ       PS2T        K3IRV
3Z50AYP     SP7DQR      EO5UFF      US5UFF      PW2D        M0OXO
3Z70RWP     SP5ZRW      ER4DX       ER1FF       PX2F        PY2PT
4J3DF       RW6HS       ES50BC      ES5RY       PX2V        PY2KJ
4L1HD       DL8KAC      ES9C        ES5RY       PX2X        PY2EL
4L1MA       ON4RU       F8UFT       F6ICG       S5660R      S56M
4L8A        K1BV        FK8CE       NI5DX       SK3W        SM5DJZ
4U4F        S57DX       FM5BH       W3HNK       SN0BEM      SP5KVW
4X266POPE   4Z1TL       FY/F8FUA    F5UOW       SN0NSD      SP8YWK
4Z266POPE   4Z1TL       G4R         G4RFR       SN150SZ     SP7PCA
5B4AJC      UA3DX       G5W         G3BJ        SN5X        SP5GRM
5H9GB       G4SVV       GB1ST       M0XIG       SN777EL     SP4QCU
5W1SA       JA1DXA      GB70DDAY    G0TOC       SP8R        SP8YB
7Q0NL       PA1AW       HB0/ON4WRC  ON4ON       SP9YFF      SP9WAN
7QNL        PA1AW       HB9WFF/p    HB9FBI      SV0XCC/9    LZ1YE
7S6W        SM6MIS      HC2AO       RC5A        SW8WW       HA0HW
7X5KBS      EA7FTR      HF2014FLO   SP3POW      SZ8S        G1LAT [d]
7X5NZ       EA7FTR      HF3RFS      SP3PDK      SZ8S        M0SCG [b]
7X5QB       EA7FTR      HF45PBW     SQ1EUG      T42R        EA7FTR
7Z1HL       DJ9ZB       HF650S      SP9KGC      T6T         RW6HS
8S0ITU      SK0CC       HF8LOS      SQ9CWO      T88FA       JA1SVP
9A14B       9A6AA       HG10CC      HA3JB       T88TH       JR1GSE
9A15BB      9A4M        HG3M        HA3MY       T88WH       7K1HLJ
9A1WFF/p    9A2MF       HG3R        HA3NU       T88WI       JH1BGH
9A8M        9A3JB       HG45HS      HA5HS       TM1A        F6KOP
9A8WW       S54G        HG6N        HA6KNB      TM1INT      F5CWU
9G5ZZ       DL1CW       HK3TK       F5CWU       TM44RT      F5KBB
9H9NC       9H1SP       HP0CC       IZ4SUC      TM4U        ON8AZ
9K2/SP4R    SP7DQR      IH9/IV3NVN  IV3NVN      TM5BIN      F8BFU
9L1A        9A2AA       II0COTA     IZ4SUC      TM5FI       F5XX
9M2MI       9M2YOT      II2E        IK2FTB      TM68VA      F6KDL
9M6/NR1J    JF1SJT      II5COTA     IZ4SUC      TM77M       F5MUX
9M6XRO      M0URX       II6COTA     IZ4SUC      TM80D       F4ELK
9V1KK       JH1ILX      IT9/OL9R    OK6RA       TM850CS     F6FNA
A25GF       ZS6AYU      IY1GMS      IK1SPR      TM90KOB     F5KOB
A35JP/p     JA0RQV      IY9A        IK2ILH      UA2FL       RN3RQ
A41OO       A61BK       J42CPMV     SV2HTI      UE109L      RQ7L
A45WH       NI5DX       J79JS       EA3GUO      UN9GD       DL8KAC
A60ITU      IZ8CLM      J79WTA      HB9MFM      UP0L        DL8KAC
A60WTISD    IZ8CLM      JY4CI       K2AX        UP2L        UA9AB
A61CK       IZ8CLM      JY9FC       E73Y        V44KAI      W5TFW
A61DD       EA7HBC      KH7Y        EA5GL       V63DX       JA7HMZ
A65BD       G5LP        KP2AA       K3TEJ       V73NS       W3HNK
A65BP       UA6MF       KP2M        AI4U        VB7R        VA7AAA
A91NM       IZ8CLM      LI3C        LA9DFA      VB7X        VA7DZ
A91WTIS     IZ8CLM      LI8W        LA9VDA      VC7X        VE7JH
A92AA       IZ8CLM      LT1F        AC7DX       VK9DAC      VK3DAC
AH0CO/KH2   JH1QJU      LX7I        LX2A        VP2MSP      EA3GUO
B4L         BA4EG       LZ2014KM    LZ1BJ       VP9/UU5WW   K2PF
CF3A        VE3AT       LZ5R        LZ1YQ       WP3C        W3HNK
CN2A        DK4VW       LZ8E        LZ2BE       XW0YJY      E21EIC
CN3A        IV3ZXQ      M3W         G4FAL       XW1YC       W5UE
CO2QU       RW6HS       MJ0CFW      M0CFW       XW7T        PE7T
CO6LE       RW6HS       MJ5Z        M0CFW       YB8RW/p     YB3MM
CP4MG       EA5KB       MM1REK/p    M1REK       YC8UTI/p    YB3MM
CR2ERC      CU2ARA      N2WQ/HR9    W1UE        YF1AR/5     N2OO
CS2C        OK1RF       NP2X        K5WW        YN2GY       K9GY
CS2W        HB9CRV      NP3A        WD8CW       YP2DX       YO2KQT
CW4MAX      CX2DK       OA4SS       KB6J        YP7ARDF     YO7KFX
CW5W        CX6VM       OC4WW       OH0XX       YR1C        YO4NA
CX1FU       CX2ABC      OE3XMA      OE1DIA      YR8IOAA     YO8KGU
CX2TQ       IK2DUW      OG0A        OH2BH       YR9F        YO9FNP
CY0/VA1AXC  JE1LET      OG30OJ      OH3OJ       YS1YS       YS1GMV
D2QV        R3WA        OG73X       OH8L        YW4D        EA7JX
D3AA        UA1QV       OH0CC       PA2A        Z21GF       ZS6AYU
DM200TSV    DL4WK       OH1NAVY     OH1AJ       Z21LS       DE1ZHB
DR800BI     DL1YFF      OZ1BIKE     OZ1ACB      ZF1A        K6AM
E51AVE      JA8VE       P29NO       EA5GL       ZF2AW       W5UE
E51JQY      JA1JQY      P33W        UA3DX       ZF2DX       K0DEQ
E51KJW      JA1KJW      P3F         M0URX       ZF2SL       AC6T
E51MCA      JA3MCA      P3N         RW3RN       ZL3X        ZL3PAH
E750EBL     E77E        P40A        WD9DZV      ZM2B        ZL2BR
E77A        9A2AA       P44W        N2MM        ZM3T        ZL3TE
ED3T        EA3AKY      P49Y        AE6Y        ZP9MCE      EA5ZD
ED7W        EA7OT       PA1200PA    PD2BA       ZV20GPDX    PT7ZT

9M2YOT   Hasrul Nizam, Peti surat 118, 75720 Melaka, Malaysia
9M4TX    4M DX Team, Peti surat 465, 70750 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan,
DL8KAC   Vlad Engel, Dorfstr. 11, 51766 Engelskirchen, Germany
F5UOW    Stephane Fevrier, Buron, 19 rue Paul Gauguin, 14280 St Contest,
HK3C     John Bartlett #9129, P.O. Box 25242, Miami FL 33102, USA
IB3C     Nicola Favero, Via Mantegna 17, 35020 Ponte San Nicolo PD. Italy
IB5T     Matteo Cirinei, Via Mazzaccherini 4, 57124 Livorno LI, Italy
II9P     Vincenzo Bongiovanni, Via Asia 19/A, 97100 Ragusa RG, Italy
IZ4SUC   Lorenzo Iannone, Via Raggiolo 17, 47863 Novafeltria RN, Italy
IZ8CLM   Salvatore Rapacciuolo, Ufficio Scafati, Casella Postale 12, 84018
         Scafati SA, Italy
JA0RQV   Masato Tamura, 2086-13 Daitakubo, Minami-ku, Saitama-shi,
         Saitama-ken, 336-0015, Japan
JA1JQY   Shigeo Matsui, 2-31-10 Shimoseya, Seya-ku, Yokohama-shi,
         Kanagawa-ken, 246-0035, Japan
JA1KJW   Hisashi  Nakayama, 1-17-8 Shibuya, Yamato-shi, Kanagawa-ken,
         242-0023, Japan
JA1SVP   Fujio Aiba, 1355-3 Sojamachisoja, Maebashi-shi, Gunma-ken,
         371-0852, Japan
JA3MCA   Kaoru Tachibana, 385-21 Oba-cho, Aoba-ku, Yokohama-shi,
         Kanagawa-ken, 225-0023, Japan
JA7HMZ   Shoji Igawa, 17 Shirogane-cho, Yokobori, Yuzawa-shi, Akita-ken,
         019-0204, Japan
JA8VE    Kunio Saito, 1-5-704 Nishi 11 Minami 9, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi,
         Hokkaido, 064-0809, Japan
JF3ELH   Masato Suzuki, 1-1-70 Kosei, Otsu-shi, Shiga-ken, 520-0532, Japan
JR1GSE   Takeo Takahata, 72-2 Sakaidodo, Isesaki-shi,  Gunma-ken,  370-0117,
OH0XX    Olli Rissanen, Salmelankuja 14, FI-90940 Jaali, Finland
ON8AZ    Francis Balcaen, Heulebosstraat 33, 8501 Heule, Belgium
PA1AW    Alex van Hengel, Ganzekant 21, 2995 VC Heerjansdam, The Netherlands
R3WA     Valery F. Grabovsky, ul. Vsesvyatskaya  d.2  kv.61, Zheleznogorsk,
         Kurskaya obl., 307170, Russia
UA2F     Ulrich Mueller, 13 Kreutzacker Str, 35041 Marburg, Germany
VK3DAC   Fred Swainston, 69 Cherry Lane, Toolangi VIC 3777, Australia
YS1GMV   Mario Moran, Avenida Independencia 25, Colonia General Arce, San
         Salvador, El Salvador
YY1YLY   Grecia Azuaje, VLN-86094, P.O. Box 025685, Miami FL 33102-56, USA


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