DX-NL 1263 October 2, 2001
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
Cambodia, XU: Alan, F6BFH, will be XU7ABW October 22nd through November 10th on 6 through 80m in CW and SSB. There is a chance for a short trip to Koh Poa Island (AS-133). QSL via F6BFH, ok via bureau.
East Malaysia, 9M6: Mat, JA1JQJ, and Kuni, JA8VE, will be active October 10th through 14th as 9M6JQT and 9M6VET on CW 7 kHz from band edge and on SSB on 3798, 7080, 14170, 18130, 21270, 24940, 28470 and 50120 kHz QRV. QSLs via homecalls.
Eritrea, E3: Chris, DL5NAM (SSB,RTTY,6m); Dieter, DF4RD (SSB/CW), Falk, DK7YY (low bands, CW); and Wolf, OE2VEL (low bands, SSB/CW), will be active as E30NA October 17th through November 3rd. They will try to visit one of the AF-038 - Islands, too. They had to pay 500 US-$ for each of them! More informations are presented at http://www.qsl.net/e30na/
Hachijo Islands, JA1, AS-043: JF1NEH, JE1SQI, JO1CFV, and JA4LVZ will be QRV October 19th through 21st as .../1 on 15 and 40m. QSLs via homecalls.
Jersey Island, GJ, EU-013: Chris, G0WFH, will use GH4BJC/p October 17th through 31st mainly on 160m using SSB. Use email@example.com for skeds.
Lord-Howe, VK9L, OC-004: Bert, PA3GIO, is on tour again, October 9th through 15th as VK9LO on SSB, 10-80m, using the usual IOTA- or DX- frequencies. QSL preferred via bureau again. Website: http://www.pa3gio.nl/VK9LO/
Magdalena Island, XE1, NA-078: Michael, DL1YMK, will be active October 7th through 13th as XF1/DL1YMK on 10 through 80m on SSB. QSL via DL1YMK.
Malpelo, HK0, SA-007: Otto, UA5WAE, intends an RTTY activity in October. There were no details available.
Marquesas Islands, FO, OC-027: SP9FIH and SQ9LR will use the call FO/SP9FIH on 80 through 6m, SSB and RTTY, for 2 weeks in late October from Nuku Hiva. QSL via SP9FIH.
Mauretania, 5T: October 6th through 16th there will be an activity as 5T5U or 5T5/homecall mainly using CW on 10 MHz. No more informations available.
New Zealand, ZL: Nico, PA0MIR, will activate several islands beginning October 8th: OC-201, OC-036, OC-134 and maybe OC-203. November 8th he will leave for Australia. QSL via bureau.
Solomon Islands, H4: Luca, IZ6DSQ, and Ant, IZ8CCW, will hit the airwaves October 8th through 23rd from several islands, planned till now: New Georgia (OC-149) October 8th through 15th and Pigeon Island (OC-065) October 17th to 23rd. He will get his call on arrival.
South Georgia, VP8: GM0HCQ/mm will be QRV beginning October 10th onboard the Royal Research Ship Ernest Shackleton. As soon as they reach the Falklands he will change his call for VP8CMH/mm. Later on he will approach South Georgia. Get more actual informations from http://www.qsl.net/gm0hcq/ and http://www.hfdx.co.uk
St. Mary's Island, G, EU-011: Bill, G3WNI; Tom, G0PSE; and Doug, G0WMW, are active as GB0SM from this part of Isle of Scilly October 6th through 13th 160 through 10m mainly on CW and SSB, but also with some RTTY and PSK31. QSL via G3WNI, bureau ok.
Trinidade Island, PY0T, SA-010: ZW0TB on SSB and ZW0TW on CW will be active by operators Claudio, PY2NW; Erwin, PY2QI; and Ben, PY2KQ, two or three days in October. Exact dates depend on the timing by the navy. Find more infos from internet on http://www.radiohaus.com.br/trindade.htm
Troughton Island, VK6, OC-154: Dan, VK8AN, will be on 10, 15 and 20, CW and SSB, October 7th through 20th as VK8AN/6 again. QSL via VK4AAR, direct only!
Lord Howe is situated on 31 Degrees 33 Minutes South and 159 Degrees 5 Minutes East ca 600 km east of Australia in the Tasman Sea with Mt Gower (875m) and Mt Lidgebird (777m) at the two ends. The highlands are covered with rain forests. Close to this volcanic island are Balls Pyramid and the uninhabited Admiralty Islands. In front of the 11 km wide arched island the most southern coral reef of the world and one of the most picturesque ones is situated.
The island was discovered in 1788 by Lieutenant Henry Lidgbird Ball on a voyage from Sydney to the Norfolk Islands. During the following years there were a few visits by some whalers. 1833 the first colonization took place. 1893 it was included to a steamer service, in 1947 this was substituted by a flying boat. Sincesome years there is an airfield for modern aircraft. The island has 280 inhabitants, the number of tourists is limited to 393 beschraenkt, a maximum of 25 sailing boats are allowed as visitors. There are all sorts of aquatics and nice travelling tours. The few cars are limited to 25 km/h.
Since 1982 Lord Howe is included to UNESCO World Heritage! Many traveller's guides describe it as one of the most beautiful islands in the world.
Amateur radio: Prefix VK9L, own DXCC-entity, time-zone: UTC + 10:30 hrs, CQ zone 30, ITU zone 60. Last time Lord Howe Island was listed 1979 for the 100 Most wanted DXCC ranking as No 89.
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
Arno, DL1CW, is not QSL manager of 7O7A!
Alois, DL3IAC, is not QSL manager of CP5HX!
The brand new September update of QSL informations by Paul, ON6DP, is freeware and can be downloaded at: http://www.dd3kf.de
It is forbidden to include foreign currency to letters for India. Use IRC for return postage.
One US-Dollar does not cover the return postage from Japan. 1 IRC is enough.
QSL direct: 3B8FR, 3C0R, 3Y0C, 4J3M, 4L5T, 4M5LR (SA-035), 5R8GY (AF-090), 6H3KK (NA-090), 7Q7RM (G0IAS), 7Z1ZZ, 8A0ITU, 8Q7KK, 8R1Z, 9A10HRM (EU-110), 9A2AA, 9Q0AR, 9Q5BQ, CT3/DL3DXX, CT3BX, CT3FN, D4A, EK6TA, EU5F, EU6TT, FK8HZ, HB0/IK2IQD, HC1HC, HC2FN, HK5QGX/HK0M (SA-007), HL1OYF/2 (AS-090), HS0ZAK, IS0IGV, PJ7/W3HNK, TI5/N0KE, TI5N, UA0FO, V26KT, VK7TS/4 (OC-171), XF3IC (NA-045), YW5LO (SA-054), YW5LT (SA-059), Z36W.
QSL arrived buro: 9A4A (EU-136), 9A7W/p (EU-170), 9M6V, CE0/JA7KXD, EA8BH, ED7SPI (EU-143), FK/OH2BH, FO0SOU (OC-067), FS/W2JJ (NA-105), KJ6Y/p (NA-066), LX9DX, PA5RA/p (EU-146), S52000, SW1OF, T40VPG, T22KJ.
DATE CALL DXNL 01Oct-16Oct 3B8/PA.. 1262 01Oct-10Oct 3D2CI... 1262 30Sep-13Oct 3DA0DF.. 1222 02Oct 15Oct 3W/N4CD 1262 04Oct-11Oct 5B4/AI5P 1262 06Oct-16Oct 5T5U 1263 * 22Aug-2003 5W1SA 1257 14Sep-06Oct 9H0VRZ 1259 now -2004 9L1DX 1260 10Oct-14Oct 9M6JQT.. 1263 * 19Sep-23Oct 9Y/DL2YY 1262 28Sep-13Oct C98DC 1261 17Oct-03Nov E30NA 1263 * 24Sep-08Oct EA6/DL8LAS 1261 15Oct-30Oct FO/SP9FIH 1263 * 15Sep-15Dec FO0DEH 1259 06Oct-13Oct GB0SM 1263 * 17Oct-31Oct GH4BJC/p 1263 * 10Oct-?? GM0HCO/mm 1263 * 08Oct-23Oct H4/IZ6DSQ..1263 * now -2001 HC2BEV.. 1228 ??Oct HK0/UA5WAE 1263 * 21Sep-08Oct HP1/DL7CM 1261 19Oct-21Oct JF1NEH/1.. 1263 * 15Sep-12Oct PJ2/PA0VDV 1260 01Oct-07Oct T32/JR7TEQ 1262 05Oct-15Oct TG/DL1CW 1262 25Sep-09Oct TI2/AK0A 1261 28Aug-Jul02 TT8DX 1256 now -Apr02 V31JP 1262 now -2004 V73GJ 1257 22Sep-08Oct VK6GIO 1261 07Oct-20Oct VK8AN/6 1263 * 09Oct-15Oct VK9LO 1263 * ??Oct-?? VP8CMH/mm 1263 * 07Oct-13Oct XF1/DL1YMK 1263 * 10Oct-10Nov XU7ABW 1263 * 16Sep-06Oct YM3CC 1260 now -Sep02 ZC4BS 1260 08Oct-08Nov ZL1/PA0MIR 1263 * ??Oct ZW0TB.. 1263 * * = new .. = and other calls
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