DX-NL 1260 September 11, 2001
DX News Letter
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DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
BRITISH SOVEREIGN BASES ON CYPRUS, ZC4 Steve, ZC4BS, is QRV on 160-10m (mostly 15/20m) for the next 13 months.
CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7, OC-038 Roger, ZL7/G3SXW, and Nigel, ZL7/G3TXF, are QRV in CW only on 3503, 7003, 10103, 14023, 18073, 21023, 24893 and 28023 kHz (listening 1-3 kHz up) from Sep 13-23. QSL via G3SXW respectively G3TXF. More information can be found online at: http://www.g3txf.com/dxtrip/zl7_g3txf/zl7.htm.
CRETE, SV9, EU-015 Rene, ON5KH, Bill, ON5JE, and Luk, ON4BB, are active in SSB/CW on 10-40m from Sep 10-23. If they find a way to get to Paximadia (EU-187) they will activate this island for one or two days. QSL via homecalls.
EAST TIMOR, 4W Being a communications expert Carlos, CU3FT, is momentarily working in Dili. He received his amateur radio licence from the United Nations in New York and so he is active as 4W/CU3FT mainly on the WARC bands and 6m. The length of his stay is unknown. QSL via CT1EEB, Jose Emanuel Ribeiro de Sa, PO Box 79, P-3860 Estarreja, Portugal.
FIJI ISLANDS, 3D2 Coming from Nauru Gerard, PA3AXU, will be QRV as 3D2XU from Sep 20-28. He plans to operate in SSB/CW/RTTY/SSTV/PSK31/Hell. More details can be found on his website: http://www.qsl.net/pa3axu/2001/.
FLATEY ISLAND, TF4, EU-168 TF4RX (QSL via ON4CAT) and TF4/LX9EG (QSL via LX1NO) are QRV in CW/SSB on 10-80m from Sep 12-19.
GABON, TR Igor, UA3DJY, is on a business trip in Libreville until Sep 21. He plans to work as TR0A during his spare time. Check also: http://f6bcl.free.fr
HALLIG HOOGE, DL, EU-042 Ruediger, DJ3XG, will hit the airwaves from this small island off Schleswig-Holstein (DID reference N-22) from Sep 17-25. He will work with QRP equipment on 7030 and 10115 kHz and will also try to activate Japsand Island (EU-042, N-32). QSL via bureau.
LUXEMBOURG, LX A group of Dutch radio amateurs will operate as LX9SW in CW/SSB/PSK31/ RTTY on all bands (also WARC) from Sep 15-23. QSL via PA1KW, bureau ok.
MIDWAY, KH4, OC-030 Rudi, DL7VFR, and Tom, DL2RUM, will hit the airwaves as KH4/homecalls in CW/SSB/RTTY on 160-6m from Sep 20-29. QSL via homecalls. Find more information online at: http://www.qsl.net/dl2rum/. --- WH2M/KH4, N2IU/KH4 (JP1JFG) and WH2M/WH4 (JE7RJZ) will be on the air also on HF+6m but from Sep 23-29. QSL via JA1EOD.
MOGADOR ISLAND, CN, AF-065 Didier, F6ELE, and Bertrand, F6HKA, are planning to sign CN2LE and CN2KA on 10-40m on Sep 15/16.
NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ2 Joeke, PJ2/PA0VDV, will be on the air in CW between Sep 15 and Oct 12.
QUIRIMBA ISLAND, C9, AF-061 Reinhard, DL6DQW, will operate in CW/SSB from Mozambique signing C91RF/7 from Sep 19-23. QSL via DL6DQW.
SAIPAN, KH0 KH0/JG3DOC is QRV on HF+6m from Sep 14-17. QSL via JG3DOC.
SAO MIGUEL ISLAND, CU, EU-003 Bert, CU1/SM1CJV, is working in QRP CW on 14060 and 21060 kHz during the evening hours of Sep 10-17.
SAN LORENZO ISLAND, OA, SA-052 Manuel, OA4AHW, finally received the visitor's permit from the Peruvian Marine and will sign 4T0I in CW/SB on 10-80m from Sep 14-16. He will also try to operate in PSK31/RTTY on 15 and 20m. QSL via OA4DJW. More information is available on his website: http://www.qsl.net/4t0i/.
SAO TIAGO, D4, AF-005 IK7VJP plans to hit the airwaves from this island belonging to Cape Verde from Sep 14-21.
SIERRA LEONE, 9L Elmer, 9L1DX, is working as a doctor in Sierra Leone for the next two or three years. Expect him to show up in SSB on 10/15/20/40/80m during his spare time. QSL via EA4CEN.
TURKEY, TA Mill, LX1CC, will sign YM3CC mostly in SSB on all bands between Sep 16 and Oct 6. QSL via LX1CC.
VIETNAM, XV Sam, JA1EUI, will stay in Danang from Sep 21-28. Look for him in SSB on 6-80m hopefully signing XV3Z or XV3ZZ. QSL via JA1EUI, Satoru Matushima, 2469-5 Toda, Atugi, 243-0023, Japan.
The island group is situated in the Indian Ocean at 12°21' Southern latitude and 40°32' Eastern longitude about 10km off the coast of Mozambique. There are approximately 4000 inhabitants living on this island with tropical climate. The temperatures are fair from May till October but pretty high between November and April.
The first references to this island are from arabic sources dated back to the 8th century. The first Europeans to discover Quirimba were the Portuguese who founded their first trading posts in the beginning of the 16th century. During the 18th century French slave traders used this island as a base and Quirimba became the capital of the region. In 1754 the first fort was built to defend the island from the French pirates and the Arabs coming from Zanzibar. Nowadays there are still many buildings on the island showing the influences of Arabic, Persian, Indian and European architecture. Today Quirimba belongs to Mozambique.
Amateur radio: prefix C97, DXCC entity: Mozambique, IOTA reference: AF-061.
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
QSL via bureau: 3V8BT (I5JHW), 5I3A, 5X1AN,9J2RA (K6SLO),9K2GS (W6YJ),9V1RH, A35NB (DH3NB), A45XR (SP5EXA), BA9SA, CO8OTA (XE1CI), DU9RG, DL4NCF/HI9, DU3NXE, EK3GM (IK2QPR), EP3HR (I2MQP), EZ21BO, FY/DL5CF, JN1HOW/JD1, JY9NX (JH7FQK), OD5PN (LX1NO), OY2H (I2MQP), OY3QN (OZ1ACB), P29VPY (KQ1F), PJ7/K7ZUM, TG9/IK2NCJ (I2MQP), TR8KPJ, TZ6DX (WA4FVT), VK9CXF (G3TXF), WP4U, Z22JE, ZS6XA, ZS6AVP.
DATE CALL DXNL Sep 20-Sep 28 3D2XU 1260 * Sep 14-Sep 16 4T0I 1260 * NOW 4W/CU3FT 1260 * Sep 2 -Sep 27 5R/F6BUM 1257 Sep 6 -Sep 20 5R8HA 1258 Aug 22-2003 5W1SA 1257 Sep 2 -Sep 15 9A/N0MX 1259 Sep 14-Oct 6 9H0VRZ 1259 NOW -2004 9L1DX 1260 * Aug 4 -Sep 16 9M6CT 1255 Sep 19-Sep 29 A25/KG6GPA 1259 NOW AP2ARS 1258 Sep 11-Sep 19 C21XU 1259 Aug 13-Sep 27 C6TKJ 1255 Sep 19-Sep 23 C91RF/7 1260 * Sep 15-Sep 16 CN2LE.. 1260 * Sep 10-Sep 17 CU1/SM1CJV 1260 * Sep 17-Sep 25 DJ3XG/p 1260 * Sep 14-Sep 21 D4/IK7VJP 1260 * Aug 25-Oct 3 D44TD 1256 Sep 5 -Sep 27 EA6/DL6KAC 1258 Sep 10-Sep 14 F5LHW.. 1259 Sep 15-Dec 15 FO0DEH 1259 Sep 9 -Sep 14 FO0FLA 1259 Sep 6 -Oct 5 FR5ZU/T 1258 Sep 6 -Sep 21 FW5ZL 1259 NOW -2001 HC2BEV.. 1228 Sep 8 -Sep 15 IE9/IK8SUT.. 1259 Sep 19-Sep 27 JT1FZW.. 1260 * Sep 11-Sep 18 K3J 1259 Sep 7 -Sep 14 KG4DX 1258 Sep 14-Sep 17 KH0/JG3DOC 1260 * Sep 20-Sep 29 KH4/DL7VFR.. 1260 * Sep 23-Sep 29 KH4/WH2M.. 1260 * Sep 15-Sep 23 LX9SW 1260 * Sep 8 -Sep 30 OZ/DL1EBR 1259 Sep 7 -Sep 16 P29AM.. 1258 Sep 15-Oct 12 PJ2/PA0VDV 1260 * Sep 8 -Sep 14 PJ7/W6JHB 1258 Sep 6 -Sep 19 SV5/DK1EAW 1259 Sep 10-Sep 23 SV9/ON5KH.. 1260 * Sep 1 - T30ES 1257 Sep 12-Sep 19 TF4RX 1260 * Sep 15-Sep 24 TM2A 1259 NOW -Sep 21 TR0A 1260 * May -Sep TT8JE 1243 Aug 28-Jul/2002 TT8DX 1256 NOW -2004 V73GJ 1257 Sep 14-Sep 20 VK9CQ 1259 Sep 21-Sep 28 XV3Z? 1260 * Sep 8 - ?? YJ0AXC 1259 Sep 16-Oct 6 YM3CC 1260 * NOW -Sep/2002 ZC4BS 1260 * Sep 13-Sep 23 ZL7/G3SXW.. 1260 * * = new .. = and other calls
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