DX News Letter 1428
March 24, 2005

DX-NL 1428 March 24, 2005
DX News Letter

a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"

Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
(e-mail: dl7voa@darc.de)

DX Announcements

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

EditorsS Note:

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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