DX-NL 1428 March 24, 2005
DX News Letter
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DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
The term "contest" in this issue of the DX Newsletter refers to the CQ WPX SSB Contest on the upcoming weekend of March 26/27, 2005.
ALAND ISLAND, OH0, EU-002 Ari, OH5DX, will sign OH0Z in the contest, either on 20m or 15m. QSL via OH5DX. --- Andrius, LY2TA, will be active as OH0/LY2TA from Mar 25-28.
ANTARCTICA, VP8/A Mike, RW1AI, will be on the air as R1ANT from the Russian research base Mirny (UA-07) between the end of March 2005 and the end of March 2006.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2, NA-100 V25O will be the callsign of Jurgis, LY2CY, on all bands during the WPX.
ARUBA, P4, SA-036 P40A is the call of John, KK9A, in the contest. QSL via WD9DZU.
BERMUDA ISLANDS, VP9, NA-005 William, W1HPH, Mat, WE1H, John, KO1H, and William, N1HRA, signing VP9I will participate in the Multi/2-class of the WPX.
BONAIRE AND CURACAO, PJ2, SA-006 Helmut, PJ2/DF7ZS, and Wolfgang, PJ2/DK9VZ, are QRV from Curacao (SA-006) and will take part in the Multi/Single-class as PJ2T.
BOLIVIA, CP Rene, CP6/DF9GR, will hit the airwaves from the south of Bolivia mainly in CW/RTTY/PSK on 80-10m from Apr 1-15. QSL via DF9GR, bureau ok.
BOTSWANA, A2 Hans, A25/DL7CM, and Sid, A25/DM2AYO plan to become QRV with two stations in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK on 6-160m from Apr 6-20. QSLs via homecalls. More information can be found online at http://www.qsl.net/dl7cm/A2.htm.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF, NA-016 Paul, K4UJ, will be QRV as ZF2UJ with 100 watts and wires on 80m in CW, 40m CW, 20m CW/SSB, 17m CW/SSB, 12m CW/SSB and 10m CW/SSB from Apr 1-9. QSL via K4UJ.
CHINA, BY The station B3C will take part in the WPX Contest.
CRETE, SV9, EU-015 Stelios, SV9FBM, will work as single op on all bands during the contest.
CROATIA, 9A Harald, 9A/DG3KL, and Harald, 9A/DH9KR, are spending their Easter holiday in Gora and will take part in the WPX as well. QSLs via bureau.
DENMARK, OZ, EU-171 OZ/DJ7MG and OZ/DL1TM plan to activate Vendsyssel-Thy (EU-171) in SSB on 160/80/40/20/15m and in PSK31 on 40m/20m between Mar 27 and Apr 14. QSLs via bureau.
DOMINICA, J7, NA-101 Members of the clubstation W2RZS announced their activity during the WPX contest, but not the callsign.
ENGLAND, G, EU-120 Russell, G5XW, will be QRV from the Isle of Wight (EU-120) from Apr 4-8. He plans to visit several lighthouses (ENG-120,143,172,180,181,293,295)
FIJI, 3D2, OC-121 Brian, N6IZ, will be active as 3D2IZ from Namotu Island (OC-121) in CW on 1828, 3508, 7008, 10110, 14025, 21025 and 28008 kHz and in SSB on 7087, 14245, 21245 and 28345 kHz from Mar 26 until Apr 2. QSL via N6IZ.
GERMANY, DL, EU-129 DL5CW/p will stay on Usedom (EU-129, GIA O-13) from Mar 29 till Apr 1. QSL via bureau.
GREENLAND, OX, NA-018 Retu, OH4MDY, is active as OX3RZ from Mar 23-30. QSL via bureau. See also DXNL 1427.
GUADELOUPE, FG, NA-102 Jean-Louis, FG/F5NHJ/p, will work in CW/SSB on 10-40m from Mar 25 until Apr 2.
HAWAII, KH6, OC-019 Yoshi, JE2EHP, will show up as K1HP/KH6 from Oahu (OC-019) in CW/SSB on 80-6m from Mar 25-28. QSL via JE2EHP, bureau ok.
INDONESIA, YB, OC-217 The island of Kangean (OC-217) is the destination of YE3K for the WPX. The team consists of YB3HBK, YB9BU, YC0IEM, YC3BDJ, YC3BX, YC3CC,YC3DE, YC3DIK, YC3IZK, YC3MM, YC9WZJ, YD3OZ and IV3NCC. QSL via IZ8CCW. The website of the DXpedition is: http://www.mdxc.org/ye3k/.
ITALY, I, EU-045 Roberto, IK8BIZ, Alfredo, IZ8DEP, and Luciano, IK8RRY, will be active as IB0CW from Ventotene Island (EU-045, IIA: LT-011,MIA: MI-118) working in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK on 80-6m from Apr 2-4. QSL via IK8RRY, bureau ok.
JAMAICA, 6Y, NA-097 Kyle, WA4PGM, can be worked as 6Y6Y during the upcoming WPX contest. QSL via WA4PGM, unfortunately only direct.
JERSEY, GJ, EU-013 Frank, DL1WA, and Jun, JH4RHF/OE1ZKC/MJ0RHF, will sign GJ2A in the WPX.
KERGUELEN, FT/X, AF-048 The team of AG9A, HB9ASZ, GI0NWG, M0DXR, N6MZ, N0TT, SP5XVY, VE3EJ, VK6DXI, W3WL, W7EW and 9V1YC is expected to hit the airwaves as FT5XO between Mar 20 and Apr 1. Planned activities include seven stations working in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31/EME on 160-6m. QSL via VE3XN.
MEXICO, XE XE1RCS will be active especially on 160m with special efforts on his antenna system (8 beverage antennas!) on Mar 24 until 0600 UTC. The operators include e.g. XE1VIC, XE1MM and XE1KK. --- Enrique, XE1IH, Javier, XE1KOF, Mucio, XE1VC, Juan Jose, XE1XNH, Erika, XE1XOX, David, XE1XTK, Jose Luis, XE1YJL, Alfonso, XE1ZAO, and Javier, XE1ZJR, will activate Sacrificios Island (NA-224) in all modes on all bands signing XF2ZEX between Mar 29 and Apr 3.
MONGOLIA, JT JU1DX will be a special call of the team around Naran, JT1BV, in the WPX.
MOROCCO, CN M'Hamed, CN8NK, will work on all bands during the contest. QSL via EA5XX.
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1/S Rick, AI5P, will work as ZK1APX mainly in CW on 10-40m from Apr 4-12. QSL via AI5P. His travelling plan includes more islands in the Pacific!
SVALBARD, JW, EU-026 JW/F8DVD will be active in SSB on all HF bands from a clubstation in Longyearbyen from Apr 4-10. QSL via bureau.
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y Jaroslav, OM3TZZ, will take part in the WPX, his call is not known yet. QSL via OM3TZZ.
USA, W, NA-062 Chuck, G9N, will participate in the WPX from Key West (NA-062), before and after the contest you can find him working on 6-40m.
WESTERN SAHARA, S0 A Spanish team around Toni, EA9CP, and Fernando, EA1BT, plans to show up as S09A on 10/15/20/40m until Mar 26. QSL via EA1BT.
DATE CALL DXNL NOW -Apr05 3CAK 1418/20 26Mar-02Apr 3D2IZ 1428 * 14Oct-Apr05 6O0JT 1407 26Mar-27Mar 6Y6Y 1428 * 17Mar-29Mar 8Q7DV 1427 26Mar-7Mar 9A/DH9KR.. 1428 * 01Mar-31Mar 9H2NCC 1424 17Mar-31Mar 9H3MR.. 1427 NOW -31Dec 9N7JO 1424/26 NOW -31Dec 9Q0AR,9Q1D 1425 NOW -15Apr 9Q6MGK 1427 26Mar-27Mar 9Y4/OM3TZZ 1428 * 06Apr-20Apr A25/DL7CM.. 1428 * 26Mar-27Mar B3C 1428 * 26Mar-27Mar CN8NK 1428 * 01Apr-15Apr CP6/DF9GR 1428 * 10Mar-24Mar CT3/DL3KWR 1426 NOW -30Mar D4B 1425 29Mar-01Apr DL5CW/p 1428 * NOW -31Mar DS4BHW 1427 NOW -May05 DX0K 1422/23/26 NOW -31Dec EI05CCC 1424 NOW -Mar05 EY/F5NHJ.. 1410 25Mar-02Apr FG/F5NHJ/p 1428 * 19Mar-01Apr FM/F5TGR 1427 20Mar-01Apr FT5XO 1428 * 04Apr-08Apr G5XW 1428 * 26Mar-27Mar GJ2A 1428 * 01Feb-31Dec HA200CVM 1423 NOW -Nov05 HF0POL 1417 25Jan-25Apr HF4IARU 1419 02Apr-04Apr IB0CW 1428 * NOW -Apr05 J20FH 1416/17 15Mar-31Mar J41PHG 1426 20Mar-03Apr J6/WB5ZAM 1427 26Mar-27Mar J7/W2RZS 1428 * 23Mar-29Mar J75RZ 1427 26Mar-27Mar JU1DX 1428 * 04Apr-10Apr JW/F8DVD 1428 * NOW -Apr05 JW4SNA 1408 25Mar-28Mar K1HP/KH7 1428 * 09Mar-27Mar K9RR/4 1426 26Mar-27Mar KG9N 1428 * NOW -Apr05 KP2/KL7JR 1415 01Mar-31Mar LZ127LO 1424 26Mar-27Mar MU2Z 1427 24Mar-28Mar MU5RIC/p 1427 25Mar-28Mar OH0/LY2TA 1428 * 26Mar-27Mar OH0Z 1428 * 23Mar-30Mar OX3RZ 1427/28 * 27Mar-14Apr OZ/DJ7MG 1428 * 19Mar-26Mar OZ/DL8NFU 1427 26Mar-27Mar P40A 1428 * 18Nov-18May P49MR 1411 26Mar-27Mar PJ2T 1428 * 14Mar-24Mar PJ4/DF7ZS 1426 22Mar-31Mar PJ4Y 1427 NOW -Mar06 R1ANT 1428 * NOW -26Mar S09A 1428 * NOW -Apr05 S9SS 1390 01Feb-30Apr SN7IARU 1421 01Mar-31Mar SP140JL 1424 NOW ST2BF 1426 NOW -Apr05 ST2T 1418 24Mar-28Mar SV1QN/8.. 1427 26Mar-27Mar SV9FBM 1428 * NOW -Mar05 T98AQL 1410 NOW -Feb06 TJ3SL 1407 NOW -Jul06 TR8FC 1425 NOW -Sep05 TT8FT 1401 NOW TT8M 1427 26Mar-27Mar V25O 1428 * 18Mar-28Mar V73JY.. 1427 NOW -30Apr VE7JZ 1422 NOW -Mar05 VK0MT 1418 26Mar-27Mar VP9I 1428 * 24Mar XE1RCS 1428 * 29Mar-03Apr XF2ZEX 1428 * NOW -2005 XW3DT 1410 26Mar-27Mar YE3K 1428 * 21Mar-28Mar ZB2/GM4FDM..1427 24Feb-21Mar ZD8AD 1424 NOW -Mar06 ZD8I 1402 22Mar-31Mar ZD8Z 1427 01Apr-09Apr ZF2UJ 1428 * 04Apr-12Apr ZK1APX 1428 * NOW -31Dec ZS75PTA 1419 * = new .. = and other calls
Next week I will not be able to publish a DX Newsletter due to job-related obligations. By the way, until now I have no further information about other activities during the next week. --- vy 73 Karlfried, DL1EK
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