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Friday, June 27, 2014

28 June 2014                                              A.R.I. DX Bulletin
                                   No 1208
                         *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

5R     - Antonio IZ8CCW, Gabriele I2VGW and a multi-national team  from  the
         Mediterraneo DX Club will be active as 5R8M from Nosy  Be  (AF-057)
         from 20 October to 4 November. They will operate RTTY, SSB  and  CW
         with four stations around the clock. They also plan to  participate
         in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest as 5R8C.  QSL  via  IK2VUC,  direct  or
         bureau, and LoTW.  Further  information,  including  logsearch  and
         OQRS in due course, can be found at [TNX MDXC}
9M6    - John,  9M6XRO  will  be  active  as  9M6XRO/p  from  Labuan  Island
         (OC-133), East Malaysia on 26-30 June. He will operate CW, SSB  and
         possibly some RTTY on  40-10  metres.  QSL  via  M0URX,  direct  or
         bureau (OQRS preferred, see for details),  and  LoTW.
         [TNX 9M6XRO]
CP  -    Antonio, EA5RM will be working on a non-governmental organization's
         project  in  Bolivia  in  July.  He  will be busy installing solar-
         powered HF equipment  for  medical and emergency use at communities
         on  the Maniqui  and Ichoa rivers  in  the Amazon jungle and in San
         Ignacio de Moxos. He plans to be QRV as CP1XRM in his limited spare
         time with  a 100-watt solar-powered station and a vertical antenna.
         QSL via EA5RM.
E5_sc  - Joel, K2QBV will be active holiday style as E51QBV  from  Rarotonga
         (OC-013), South Cook Islands on 8-21 July.  QSL  direct  to  K2QBV.
         [TNX NG3K]
F      - Michel, F5RVO will be active  as  F5RVO/p  from  Sainte  Marguerite
         (EU-058) on 27-29 June. QSL via home call, direct or  bureau.  [TNX]
F      - F4FFH, F4FRG, F4GAO, F6DYA and F8CFE  will  be  active  as  TM29CTI
         from the ile du Chateau du Taureau (not IOTA, DIFM MA-088)  on  5-6
         July. QSL via F4FRG. Complete information on the Diplome  des  Iles
         de la France Metropolitaine (Metropolitan France  Islands    Award)
         can be found at
F      - A  team  from  France  and   Belgium  will  be  active  as   TM800B
         ( on 5, 6 and 27  July  to  commemorate
         the 800th anniversary of the Battle of Bouvines. They will  operate
         CW, SSB and digital modes on 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 et  2  metres.  QSL
         via F-60345, bureau only. [TNX F8REF]
F      - Les Radioamateurs du Haut-Rhin-REF 68 will  operate  special  event
         callsign TM68TDF on 5-18 July for this year's Tour de  France.  QSL
         via F6KDL, bureau or direct.
FS     - Paul, W7NZJ will be active as FS/W7NZJ  from  St.  Martin  (NA-105)
         from 29 June to 6 July. He will operate CW  and  digital  modes  on
         20, 17 and 15 metres.
JW     - Yoshi, JJ8DEN will  be  active  as  JW/KH0PR  from  the  JW5E  club
         station, in Longyearbyen (EU-026), Svalbard,  from  27  June  to  3
         July. He plans to operate CW and digital modes  on  the  HF  bands.
         QSL via JJ8DEN, direct or bureau.
OX     - Michael, DB5MH will be active as OX/DB5MH from Greenland  in  July.
         He will be packrafting and hiking from Kangerlussuaq  to  Maniitsoq
         on a self-supported solo expedition (11 legs, 280km). He  plans  to
         be QRV daily for about 1-2 hours running QRP on 20  metres,  around
         20-24  UTC.  Between  25  and  30  July  he  expects  to   be    on
         Maniitsoq/Sukkertoppen (NA-220). Further information and updates on [TNX]
PA     - Special event station PA14SAIL will be active on 3-6 July  for  the
         Tall Ships Races that will start  in  Harlingen,  the  Netherlands.
         All of the QSOs will be confirmed  via  the  bureau;  direct  cards
         should be sent to PE1CDA.
W      - K5HM, K5NGU, K5SFV and N4NYV will be active as N5T  from  Galveston
         Island (NA-143) from 27 June to 1 July. QSL direct  only  to  K5HM.
W     -  Arthur,   NN7A  will  be  active  holiday  style  as  NN7A/4   from
         Chincoteague Island (NA-083) on  7-13  July.  QSL  via  home  call,
         direct or bureau. [TNX]
ZF     - Gayle K6GO (ZF2GO), Mike NA6MB (ZF2NA) and Jim  K6ZH  (ZF2ZH)  will
         be active from the Cayman Islands (NA-016) on 9-13 July. They  will
         operate SSB, CW and possibly digital modes  on  the  HF  bands  and
         some 6m. QSL ZF2GO and ZF2NA via K6GO, QSL  ZF2ZH  via  K6ZH.  [TNX
         The Daily DX]

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

EU-153 ---> Bad weather conditions prevented the  RI1O  team  from  reaching
Morzhovets Island (EU-119) [425DXN 119]. They  went  to  Mud'yugskiy  Island
(EU-153) instead, and were active as R3RRC/1 (QSL via  RZ3EC),  as  well  as
R1NU/1, R3BY/1, RU5D/1 and UA6MF/1 (QSL via home calls).

OLD IRCS ---> "What can you with with out of date IRC's? We all  have  them,
don't we? Old out of date IRCs, yellow ones, blue ones or a stack of  recent
IRCs that expired in 2013. You can help by donating your  old  out  of  date
IRCs and sending them  to  United  Radio".  See  for  further

WEST COAST DX BULLETIN ---> The legendary "West Coast DX Bulletin"  by  Hugh
Cassidy, WA6AUD is now available for everyone to enjoy on line. Every  issue
from Volume 1 number 1 (1 May 1968) up to and including the very last  issue
(18 July 1979) is - or will be by the end  of  August  -  available  on  the
Northern California  DX  Club's  website:
[TNX DX World]

W1AW WAS ---> Look for ARRL Centennial stations W1AW/9  from  Wisconsin  and
W1AW/7 from Utah to be on the air starting at 00.00  UTC  on  2  July  until
23.59 UTC on the 8th. Complete information on the ARRL Centennial QSO  Party
can be found at

SILENT KEY + Martyn Phillips, G3RFX (ZB2FX) passed away on 20 June  after  a
short illness. Chiltern DX Club's Committee member  and  Digest  Editor  for
the past eleven years, he was a GB2RS (the  RSGB's  weekly  radio  broadcast
news service) newsreader from 1995 to 2012. "He will be sorely missed  as  a
great editor, generator of outstanding puns and all round  good  guy".  [TNX
G3SVL, Chairman CDXC]

                         *** 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       DR800BI     DL1YFF      PD35SSCS    PD2RKG
3D2KM       W6ZL        E70YL       E77E        PG14MC      PA0FAW
3Z0LH       SP1PBW      E7100WAR    E71A        PH14ESA     DL3LUM
3Z1BLH      SP1DOZ      EF6         EA4URE      PH44ZU      PC4DX
3Z3LATO     SP3SBY      EG1EAR      EA1IIE      R200LM      UA4FKT
3Z5KK       SQ9MEP      EG1HSC      EA1HNP      R31EPC      UA3LSX
3Z70RWP     SP5ZRW      EG8FPR      EA8CER      R3RRC/1     RZ3EC
4J0K        RW6HS       EH2SM       EA2IR       R44GGR      UA4LAQ
4K3K        RW6HS       EH8HSJ      EA8RKL      R60OAS      RW3XS
4K9W        DL6KVA      EI0CAR      EI4JR       R62EPC      RV3SBS
4K9Z        N6GQ        EM0I        UT2IZ       R700SR      RA3DUW
4L1MA       ON4RU       EM44WFF     UT4WA       RI0F        RX3F
4L1UN       EA7FTR      EM50LWY     UR4LWY      RI1ANC      RN1ON
4L4ZA       DJ1CW       ER4DX       ER1FF       RZ1CWC/p    RW6HS
4O7ML       DL3ML       ES4CASTLE   ES4RM       SD1B/7      DL8AAV
4W6LU       JA7LU       FG4NN       NI5DX       SK7BORE     SK7DX
5T0JL       ON8RA       FG8OJ       F4AVX       SN0HS       SP5KP
5W1SA       JA1DXA      FK8CE       NI5DX       SN0WFF      SP5X
5X1S        OZ2HC       FK8DD       NI5DX       SN1956PC    SP3PGR
6M6M        HL2UVH      FM5WD       W3HNK       SN3LATO     SP3WVL
7X3WPL      7X3DL       FR4NT       F4DXW       SN50FIFY    SP2AYC
7X4RJ       EB7DX       FR5FC       EA7FTR      SN777MTF    SQ2MTF
7X5KBS      EA7FTR      GB0AIR      G4PEO       SP55DXC     SP7DQR
7Z1HL       DJ9ZB       GB0FP       G1TDN       SP9YFF      SP9WAN
7Z1SJ       EA7FTR      GB0HMG      G0AGO       SU8N        SM5AQD
7Z1TT       NI5DX       GB0NIM      M0NPT       SZ8XIO      SV8FCU
9A15BB      9A4M        GB0RWM      MW0GMH      T6DD        4O4A
9H9NC       9H1SP       GB1JSS      M0PZT       T6EC        KF7WNX
9K2GS       EA5KB       GB2CM       G4DFI       T6T         RW6HS
9K2UU       EA5ZD       GB2HBT      M0FZW       T88MZ       DU1/JH0CKF [b]
9M2TO       JA0DMV      GB2MOF      GM4UYZ      T88MZ       JH0CKF [d]
9M4DX       JA6IDJ      GB2NWA      G0TOC       TB7BZC      TA7EB
9V1PW       JH4PHW      GB2OWM      GM3IBU      TI5/N3KS    N3YIM
A41KJ       NI5DX       GB4SMM      GM7OKX      TJ3TS       PA3249
A41MX       EB7DX       GT3ZME/P    G3ZME [b]   TM0CXX      F6FMT
A41OF       A61BK       GT3ZME/P    M0PNN [d]   TM0O        ON4ZD
A41OO       A61BK       HC2AO       RC5A        TM2F        F4GTT
A42A        A47RS       HC2SL       HD2A        TM2RHC      F4EUN
A61AS       YO3FRI      HF3LATO     SP3GVX      TM68VA      F6KDL
A61BM       IZ8CLM      HK1MW       N2OO        TM82DCPF    F5MSS
A61CK       IZ8CLM      HK1N        EA5KB       TM8FDA      F0DTB
A61DD       EA7HBC      HK1T        EA5KB       TR8CA       F6CBC
A61DJ       IZ8CLM      HR1AAB      EA7FTR      TY2BP       IK2IQD
A61K        IZ8CLM      HS50RAST    E21EIC      UK8FDD      RW6HS
A61Q        EA7FTR      II1XC       IQ1AO       UK8FWF      RW6HS
A61R        EA7FTR      II3TN       IQ3TN       UN3M        EA7FTR
A61ZA       IZ8CLM      IQ0OT       9A8AOT      UP0L        DL8KAC
A61ZX       IZ8CLM      J28NC       F5RQQ       V44KAI      W5TFW
A65BD       G5LP        J38DR       W9DR        V73NS       W3HNK
A65CA       RV6AJJ      J400EG      SV2HTI      V85AVE      W3HNK
A65CB       DU1AZ       J42OSE      SZ2T        VX9MOSKVA   VE9GFD
A71/WT2NY   A71A        J48TSL      SV2DGH      W7C         AC7DX
A71EM       EA7FTR      J68HZ       K9HZ        W7F         AI4U
A91PSD      IZ8CLM      JG8NQJ/JD1  JA8CJY [d]  XU7AEU      M6CFW
A92AA       IZ8CLM      JG8NQJ/JD1  JG8NQJ [b]  XV9NPS      JA2NPS [b]
AM08RM      EB7DX       JY4CI       K2AX        XV9NPS      JA2ODB [d]
AM09CD      EA9CD       KH2L        W3HNK       XW3DT       RK3DT
AM09IB      EA9IB       KP4RV       AI4U        YB8RW/P     YB9BU
BW9/VK2HSL  VK2HSL      LW0F        LU2FE       YB8RXA/P    YB9BU
C37NL       C37URA      LX0SAR      DK4XC       YD8TWV/P    YB9BU
CB3N        XQ7UP       LZ111RF     LZ1YE       YD8TYC/P    YB9BU
CO2UE       RW6HS       LZ14FDAY    LZ1BJ       YL2014Z     YL3AIW
CO4LS       EA7FTR      MS0WRC      G0MTD       YP25SH      YO2SH
CO8LY       EA7ADH      MX0AAA      M0DHO       YU177SB     YU1ASB
CP6XE       IK6GPZ      NL8F        K8NA        YV4OW       AD5VK
CW5Z        CX2ABC      NP3CW       EB7DX       YV7BMZ      EA7FTR
CX1FU       CX2ABC      NP4A        W3HNK       Z81D        OM3JW
D2EB        IZ3ETU      OA6Q        OE3NHW      ZC4MIS      AG6IP
D2QV        R3WA        OD5PY       KU9C        ZF2DX       K0DEQ
D3AA        UA1QV       OX3XR       PA3249      ZL4IR       W8WC
DK40ECH     DL4MDO      OZ14ESOF    OZ1BZJ      ZM90DX      M0OXO
DL0NBR      DL1WH       P29FR       I2RFJ       ZW7R        PR7ZAJ
DM200TSV    DL4WK       P29NO       EA5GL       ZY14TO      PT2AA

4O7CW    Sergey Belikov, Filipa Kovacevica 31 ulaz 2 stan 22, 85 310 Budva,
A92GE    David Smith, P.O. Box 1976, Manama, Bahrain
JA7LU    Seihachi Suzuki, 2-5-9 Kaga, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba-ken, 277-0051,
K9HZ     William J Schmidt II, 27427 Myrtke Lake Lane, Katy TX 77494, USA
OM3JW    Stefan Horecky, Mlynska 2, 900 31 Stupava, Slovak Republic
ON4ZD    Leon Donner, Rue Gaston Dubois 6, 1428 Lillois-Witterzee, Belgium
PA3249   Harry de Jong, Broekdijk 59, 7695 TC Bruchterveld, The Netherlands
RX3F     Sergej V. Pavlov, ul. Tupoleva 4-60, Domodedovo, Moskovskaya
         Oblast, 142007, Russia
RZ3EC    Eugene Shelkanovtcev, P.O. Box 70, Orel, 302028, Russia
SM5AQD   Hakan Eriksson, Hemmingsbol 10, SE-740 10 Almunge, Sweden
VE9GFD   George Dewar, 3 Killarney Road, Riverview NB E1B 2Z4, Canada
VK2HSL   Steven Booker, 32/5 Milson Road, Cremorne NSW 2090, Australia
YV1KK    Julio Rivero, VLN-86094, P.O. Box 025685, Miami FL 33102-5685, USA


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