DX-NL 1187 - February 28, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV
(PR: DJ5AV @ OE9XPI.AUT.EU)
English by: Bob, DL7VOA
FK8 - FRENCH NEW CALEDONIA Last weekend Franck, FK8HC, made some 1500 QSOs running 100 watts into a R7 vertical on Freycinet Island (OC-032). QSL via VK4FW or direct to FK8HC, Franck, Box 7636, Ducos 98801, Noumea, French New Caledonia.
FO - MARQUESAS, FO - FRENCH POLYNESIA Alain, F2HE, is operating as FO0CLA from the Marquesas right now. He may go to the Tuamotu Islands (OC-066) around March 20. QSL via F6CLT.
H44 - SOLOMON ISLANDS Bernhard, DL2GAC, was QRV as H44MS from Florida Island (OC-158) running 100 watts from a solar powered battery into a windom ant. Via Port Moresby/Rabaul he will fly to Papua New Guinea on Mar 1/2 to activate some possible new IOTA islands until Mar 29. After that he will go to India where he is licensed as VU2BMS. QSLs via bureau to DL2GAC.
T32 - EASTERN KIRIBATI Walt, W0CP, and Jim, KK0T, are active as T32B in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 on 6-160m between Feb 29 and Mar 6 (including the ARRL SSB Contest). QSL via KK0T.
YB - INDONESIA Bob, W7TSQ, may be on air as YB3ASQ/9 and later as YB3ASQ from Mar 2 until the end of the month. QSL via W7TSQ (with return postage).
9G - GHANA Starting on Mar 2 Bob, PA3DEW, and Vincent, PA3FQX, will operate as 9G1AA during their spare time. QSL via PA3ERA.
6W - SENEGAL Richard, 6W6/K3IPK, is QRV again until Mar 5. QSL via K3IPK.
S7 - SEYCHELLES During his holidays on Mahe Kurt, HB9MX, will sign S79MX mostly in CW on 6-160m (no 80m) from Mar 6 till Apr 1. QSL via buro to HB9MX.
VQ9 - CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO Pres, N6SS, shall be QRV as VQ9SS especially on the lowbands/160m during these days. QSL via N6SS.
CE0 - EASTER ISLAND Dan, XQ3IDY, and Sergio, CE3WDH, will sign 3G0Y on 12/17/30-160m from Mar 4-13.
CE0 - JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLAND Pat, CE1VLY/CE0Z, is QRV on 10m SSB near 28470 kHz from SA-005 until Mar 2. QSL via CE1VLY.
HC8 - GALAPAGOS ISLANDS HC8N stays on air until the ARRL SSB Contest.
HR - HONDURAS After operating as V31HE (see DXNL 1186) Conny, DL1DA/HR2, will be QRV mostly in CW on 10-160m from San Pedro Sula from Mar 1-4. QSL via DL1DA.
J6 - ST. LUCIA Steve, K4WA, announced to work as J68WA or J6/K4WA mostly in CW especially on the WARC and lowbands from Mar 5-12.
J7 - DOMINICA Dave, J79WW (KK4WW), Gaynell, J79WWW (KK4WWW), Don, J79UGF (KE4UGF), Kay, J79EKH (KF4EKH), Peter, J79WD (R1WD), and Koh, J79AV (JA7KAC), will be on the air from two different locations from Mar 3-13.
KP2 - US VIRGIN ISLANDS Fred, K4FMD, and Wicky, W4WWT, are QRV as K4UP/KP2 on all bands from Feb 28 until Mar 5 (incl. ARRL SSB Contest). QSL via K4UP.
FO0 - CLIPPERTON ISLAND The major DXpedition is already on air in SSB/CW signing N9NS/mm with a strong signal. The pilot station for Europe is Alex, PA1AW (firstname.lastname@example.org), and Jay, W2IJ (email@example.com) for the rest of the world. Announced frequencies in SSB are 50115, 28475, 24945, 21295, 18145, 14195, 7065, 3799 kHz; in CW: 50115, 28025, 24895, 21025, 18075, 14025, 10106, 7005, 3505, 1828.5 kHz and in RTTY: 28080, 21080, 14080 kHz. Internet logs will be accessible after the DXpedition.
PJ7 - ST. MAARTEN, FS - ST. MARTIN PJ9/W1HL, PJ9/W1USN and PJ9/AA1M are QRV from Dutch St. Maarten from Feb 28 till Mar 6. They will try to activate also the French part St. Martin. QSL for W1USN via his CBA, for W1HL and AA1M via the CBA of AA1M.
XF4 - REVILLA GIGEDO Jose, XE1ZJV, Luis, XEYJL, and Enrique, XE1LWY, will sign XF4LWY in CW/SSB on all bands from Socorro Island (NA-030) from Mar 3-8. QSL via XE1LWY.
8Q7 - MALDIVES Luciano, IK5FCK, will be QRV in SSB only signing 8Q7FC on 80-10m from Ganghei Island (AS-013) from Mar 6-12. QSL via IK5FCK.
XV - VIETNAM OK1CW, OK1HWB/3W7TK and OK1TN will be active as 3W5OK from Cat Ba Island (AS-132) from Mar 4-19. Their www homepage can be found at: http://www.okdxf.cz/indexan.htm. QSL via OK DX Foundation, Bradlec 73, CZ-293 06 Kosmonosy, Czech Republic.
XW - LAOS Surprisingly Andy, G4ZVJ, hit the airwaves from XW2A, the station of Hiroo, JA2EZD. QSLs for Andy's QSOs between Feb 23-28 should be sent to G4ZVJ.
C3 - ANDORRA To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Radio Union of Andorra the special prefixes C34, C35, C36 and the special club calls C37URA and C37RC will be activated in March.
ARRL International DX Contest SSB: Mar 4, 0000 UTC till Mar 5, 2400 UTC. Bands: 10-160m. Work: W/VE stations (NOT KH6/KL7). Exchange:RS+output power, W/VE's: state/province.
DATE CALL DXNL Mar 4 -Mar 13 3G0Y 1187 * Mar 4 -Mar 19 3W5OK 1187 * Feb 28-End of May 4S7BRG 1186 NOW -Mar 5 6W6/K3IPK 1187 * Feb 14-Feb 28 8P6DR 1184 Mar 6 -Mar 12 8Q7FC 1187 * Mar 2 - ?? 9G1AA 1187 * End Mar/Early Apr 9N7RN 1186 Jan 10-Apr 10 9U5D 1167, 1179 NOW -Mar A9 (A22BW) 1185 NOW -Mar 5 AP2WAP 1186 Mar 1 -Mar 31 C34-C37... 1187 * Feb 22-Mar 2 CE0Y/G0KBO etc 1186 Feb 19- ?? CE0Y/ON5AX 1185 NOW -Mar 2 CE1VLY/CE0Z 1187 * Feb 18-Feb 25 E44DX etc 1185 SOON EM1KY 1185 Feb 24-Mar 7 ET3 (G4ZVJ) 1181 Feb 26-Mar 11 FG/F5BOY 1186 Feb 26-Aug/2000 FH/TU5AX 1185 NOW -2001 FK8VHY 1160, 1168 Mar 1 -Mar 8 FO/Clipperton 1161, 1186, 1187 * NOW -Mar 20 FO0CLA 1187 * Feb 23- ?? H44MS 1186, 1187 * NOW -Mar 5 HC8N 1187 * Mar 1 -Mar 4 DL1DA/HR2 1187 * NOW J3A ? (K2KQ) 1185 Mar 5 -Mar 12 J68WA 1187 * Mar 1 -Mar 3 J79AC 1186 Mar 3 -Mar 13 J79WW etc 1187 * NOW -Jun/2000 JD1BKR 1169 NOW -Aug/2000 JW9FJA 1181 Feb 28-Feb 28 K4UP/KP2 1187 * NOW P29DX 1182 Feb 19, Mar 12 PJ8/ND5S etc 1185 Feb 28-Mar 6 PJ9/W1HK etc 1187 * NOW PY2ZDX 1185 Mar 6 -Apr 1 S79MX 1187 * Feb 29-Mar 6 T32B 1187 * Feb 18-Mar 16 TG9/IK2NCJ 1185 NOW -Mar 11 V73CW etc 1158, 1184, 1186 NOW -Dec/2000 VK0MM 1170, 1176, 1178-1184 Jan 20-Mar 15 VK4FOC 1181 Jan 20-May VP6BR 1180, 1183 Nov -May VQ9PO 1176, 1186 NOW VQ9SS 1187 * Mar 3 -Mar 8 XF4LWY 1187 * Feb 13-Mar 5 XW2A 1185, 1187 * Mar 2 -Mar YB3ASQ ? etc 1187 * NOW -Late 2001 YI9OM 1186 Oct 29-May/2000 ZF2NT 1171 Feb 27-Mar 3 ZK1XXC 1186 "NEW": 1187 *
160m FG5FC 1840 0336Z via F6DZU, bureau HC8N 1827 0521Z via AA5BT, bureau NP4A 1847 0551Z via W3HNK, also bureau YK1AO 1829 0403Z via CBA 80m 8P9JB 3503 0352Z via AA4NC, bureau CE0ZY 3503 0622Z via DK7YY, bureau HP1XVH 3796 0535Z via N0JT, bureau J3/K4LTA 3505 0438Z via bureau JW6WEA 3790 0257Z via LA6WEA, bureau TG9/IK2NCJ 3793 0541Z via I2MQP, bureau XW2A 3703 2050Z via G4ZVJ, bureau YS1RR 3799 0714Z via DJ9ZB, bureau 40m A41LZ 7048 0149Z via bureau HK0VGJ 7007 0438Z via Box 852, Isla de San Andres, Colombia V47KP 7049 0048Z via K2SB, bureau V51AS 7013 1949Z via CBA ZM7ZB 7075 0622Z via DJ4ZB, bureau 30m 3W5FM 10104 1437Z via UA0FM, direct only 8P9JB 10108 0410Z via AA4NC, bureau 9G5CW 10107 0148Z via DL2RUM, bureau 9U5D 10103 0436Z via SM0BFJ, direct CE0ZY 10103 0737Z via DK7YY, bureau HF0POL 10105 0154Z via SP3WVL, also bureau J37XC 10116 0233Z via W2BJI, bureau TG9EDG 10115 0500Z via Box 24, Guatemala City, Guatemala 20m 3V8ST 14260 1643Z via DL1BDF, bureau CE0Y/ON5AX 14023 0433Z via ON5AX FO0CLA 14002 0737Z via F6CTL KL1SLE 14038 2055Z via NU4N ZK1XXC 14040 0858Z via HB9BMY, North Cook 17m H44MS 18160 0940Z via DL2GAC, bureau R1ANP 18072 1701Z via NT2X, direct VP6BR 18144 0730Z via OH2BH, bureau 15m 5X4M 21280 0754Z via IN3BXL C21RK 21271 1436Z via CBA CE0Y/UA6AF 21003 1845Z via G0KBO, bureau ET3VSC 21007 1001Z via DARC bureau FW5ZL 21240 0825Z see DXNL 1182 JD1BKR 21285 0708Z via JA bureau V47CC 21020 1142Z via WD9JRB 12m 9G5XO 24891 1330Z via DL7VFR, bureau CE0ZY 24893 1923Z via DK7YY, bureau H44MY 24960 1228Z via JA0IXW V31HE 24896 1629Z via DL1DA, bureau VK9XU 24940 0738Z via DF6IC, bureau VP5VAC 24945 1142Z via bureau XE2MX 24894 1640Z via K6VNX, bureau 10m 3D2AG 28495 0806Z via CBA 9Y4VU 28004 1143Z via W3EVW, bureau A61AS 28469 1150Z via YO3FRI, bureau CE1VLY/CE0Z 28470 1235Z via CE1VLY, bureau H44MY 28393 1100Z via JA0IXW JW6WEA 28495 0954Z via LA6WEA, bureau KH2JU 28523 1001Z via CBA KL9A 28480 0950Z via NU4N ZF2NT 28430 1308Z via G3SWH, bureau
The problems with the processing of the DXCC applications shall be managed with additional personnel. An application mailed in May 1999 lead to an award dated Jun 28 with the QSLs returned in August. The award and "bill" were received now. This applies also to the E4 endorsements from October.
The number of German 6m licenses increased from 1000 to 3000. Since these licenses were issued with a lottery some 1000 applications were unsuccessful
QSLs arrived bureau: 3V8BB (I5JHW), 5V8WS (DJ6QT -ten years), TG9AMD, TR0A/p (AF-043 via G3OCA), DF3XZ/Z2, ZP8AE (ZP6AR), UA0FCD (see DXNL 1185, AS-018), ZX0F (PY5AA).
QSLs arrived direct: 3A2MG, 9M6OO (Nov/99-N2OO), EK8YC+EK1700LV (IK2DUW), EL2RF (K1SE), KH2/K4ANA (W2PS).
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