DX-NL 1313 October 17, 2002
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
AFGANISTAN, YA Henri, F6EAY (ex J28FF), is now staying in Kabul for several years. He already applied for a license. QSL via F6ITD.
BERMUDA, VP9, NA-005 Mike, K1EU, and Joe, K1JB, will sign VP9I in CW/SSB on 10-160m from Oct 23-29 (incl. CQ WWDX SSB Contest). QSL VP9I via K1EU.
BAHAMAS, C6, NA-080 Randy, W5UE, Stan, K5NY, Bernie, KK5EW, Joe, N5ID, and Terry, W8JE, of the Magnolia DX Association will be QRV from Abaco Island (NA-080) from Oct 21-28. They will participate in the WWDX SSB multi-two category as C6ARB (QSL via W5UE). The rest of the time they will be QRV in CW/SSB on 10-160m as homecall/C6 (QSL via homecalls).
BENIN, TY Pat, I8QLS, Piero, W1NA/I8CZW, and Gino, I8ULL, will be QRV as TY/homecall on the WARC and low bands from Oct 19-28. They will also take part in the WWDX SSB Contest (I8QLS 10m, W1NA 15m, I8ULL 20m). QSL via I8ACB.
CANADA, VE The special event stations CJ2KCE, CJ2BY and CJ2SRE will be on the air from CQ zone 2 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Trans-Pacific Cable on Oct 31, 1902, from Oct 21-31. During the CQ WWDX SSB Contest they will use the callsign VC2C. The operators will be VE3BY, VE3DXE, VE3CBA, VE3RS, VA3RMF, VE3TV, VA3KO, VE3TPZ, VA3RD, VA3ZV, VE3SRE, VE3XAP, VE3HAE, VE3KJS, VA3TSG, G3SXE, K8DD, AC8W, N8RA and NB1B. QSL via bureau.
CHESTERFIELD ISLANDS, TX0, OC-176 Paolo, IZ0EVI, Luca, IZ6DSQ, and Simon, IZ7ATN, are signing TX0AT from Long Island (OC-176, FK-082) from Oct 15-22. They also plan a trip to Loop Island (FK-006). QSL via IZ0CKJ.
NORTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1/n, OC-014 Roger, W7VV (ZK1VVV), Bob, W7TSQ (ZK1ASQ), John, AA7PM (ZK1APM), Ralph, VE7XF (ZK1AKX), and Rick, KT7G (ZK1TTG), of the Western Washington DX Club plan to activate the shack of Tuatai, ZK1MA, on Manihiki atoll from Oct 17-31 and during the WWDX SSB. QSLs for ZK1MA via W7TSQ.
COSTA RICA, TI Starting on Oct 23 AC8G, K6GXO, KE6WW, KA7KUZ, K8QOE, N1IZP, N6JRL, N0AT, VE3RZ, W8ILC, W8KKF and WA8LOW will sign TI5/homecalls on 6-160m and TI5N (QSL via W3HNK) during the WWDX SSB Contest.QSL via homecalls.
COUNCIL OF EUROPE, F Francis, F6FQK, announced that TP3CE (new prefix!) will participate in the JARTS World Wide RTTY Contest on Oct 19/20.
CUBA, CO SM0WKA will visit Raul, CO8ZZ, between Oct 18 and Nov 11. He plans to become QRV on 6-160m and as T48W during the WWDX Contest.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI8 JA7KAC will be active as K2AC/HI8 or JA7KAC/HI8 in CW/SSB on 80-10m. QSL via JA7KAC. His next stop will be Haiti. --- HI9X will be the callsign of Bill, W4WX, Clarence, W9AAZ, Cory, N1WON, and Bob, K9MDO, from Oct 22-30. They plan to be QRV also in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK on 160-6m before and after the WWDX SSB Contest. HI9X QSLs via W9AAZ.
GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8, SA-004 Ramon, HC8/XE1KK, will work on HF, 6m and UO-14 from Oct 20-30. QSL via bureau.
GHANA, 9G Derek, F5VCR, is expected to show up from Oct 23-29. The callsign has not been confirmed yet but it could be 9G5MD. He also intends to take part in the WWDX SSB Contest.
GUAM, KH2, OC-026 Tom, JA2QAO, JG3DOR, JL3TOG and AD5KT will sign KH2/homecalls in CW/SSB/ RTTY/PSK31 on all bands from Oct 18-21. QSL via buro, AD5KT via JA2KCT.
HAITI, HH Koh, JA7KAC, will be on the air as K2AC/HH2 from Oct 23-30. He also plans to participate in the WWDX SSB Contest. QSL via JA7KAC.
ISRAEL, 4X Andy, NP3D/4X, will be QRV in SSB/CW/RTTY from Oct 20-28.
MONGOLIA, JT JU840C is a special event station to celebrate the 840th birthday of Gengis Khan, founder of the Mongolian Empire, active from Oct 21-31.
MONTSERRAT, VP2M, NA-103 After staying on Dominica (see DXNL 1312) the Low-Land DX-Team will be active from Montserrat between Oct 21 and Nov 1. QSL via PA5ET.
MYANMAR, XY Hiroo, JA2EZD (XW2A), will hit the airwaves as XY1M from Oct 20 until Nov 5. QSL via XW2A, Hiroo Yonezuka, Box 2659, Vientiane, Laos.
OKUSHIRI ISLANDS, JA8, AS-147 Tadeski, JI3DST/8, will be on the air in SSB on 6/10/12/15/17/40m from Oct 20-23. QSL via JI3DST, bureau ok.
PANTELLERIA ISLAND, IH9, AF-018 The "Tikirriki Contest Club" with DF4OR, EU1SA, EW2AA, JA3USA, K3PN, KR7X, W7ZB, OL5Y, I2IFT, IK2ANI, IK2CIO, IK2HKT, IK2RZP, IK2SND,IK2YCN, IK7JWY, IK8ETA, IN3QBR, IN3SAU, IN3XUG, IN3ZNR, IT9BLB, IT9WPO, IT9ZGY and IT9ZMX will activate IH9P during the CQ WWDX SSB Contest. Expect them to show up on the bands around Oct 19. QSL via KR7X.
REUNION, FR, AF-016 Bert, FR/PA3GIO/p, plans to be QRV from Oct 17-26.
ST GEORGE REEF, W6, NA-184 Joe, KE6SGA, and Bill, KA6SPQ, will activate the lighthouse on Oct 19/20.
SINT MAARTEN, PJ7, NA-105 Tom, PJ7/WB8N, will work on 20/15/10m from 1200-1500 and 1900-2100 UTC from Oct 20-25.
US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2, NA-106 Bruce, W4OV, Julio, WD4JR, John, NP2B, and Joe, VE3BW, will test their equipment for the WWDX SSB as NP2B starting on Oct 22.
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
DATE CALL DXNL Oct 20-Oct 28 NP3D/4X 1313 * Oct 3 -Oct 22 5H1HS 1311 NOW -Jun/2003 5W1SA 1292 NOW -2004 5Z4DZ 1308 NOW -Dec/2002 6F1LM 1307 Sep 15-Feb 1 8N1OGA 1309 Oct 12-Oct 18 9A/DL4AMK 1312 Oct 23-Oct 29 9G5MD 1313 * NOW -Dec/2002 9K/W4NU 1306 NOW 9Q/ON7UN 1310 Oct 21-Oct 28 C6ARB 1313 * Sep 24-Oct C98DC 1310 NOW -2004 CN2PM 1310 NOW -Oct 20 CW60F 1312 NOW -2004 D2U 1282 NOW -Oct 23 DT14AG 1306 Sep 1 -2004 FO/F5AEP 1307 Oct 17-Oct 28 FO/I2YSB .. 1312 Oct 17-Oct 26 FR/PA3GIO 1313 * Oct 2 -Oct 29 HC/G4IUF 1311 Oct 20-Oct 30 HC8/XE1KK 1313 * Oct 22-Oct 30 HI9X 1313 * Oct 19-Oct 28 IH9P 1313 * NOW -Jun/2003 J28UN 1312 Oct 12-Oct 21 J7/PA5ET .. 1312 Oct 20-Oct 23 JI3DST/8 1313 * Oct 13-Oct 19 JO3JW 1312 Oct 21-Oct 31 JU840C 1313 * Oct 18-Oct 22 K2AC/HI8 1313 * Oct 23-Oct 30 K2AC/HH2 1313 * Oct 19-Oct 20 KE6SGA .. 1313 * NOW KH2/KF2XN 1311 Oct 18-Oct 21 KH2/JA2OAO .. 1313 * NOW -Oct/2002 N6XIV/KH9 1307 Oct 11-Oct 27 MU/DL3NBL .. 1311 Oct 22-Oct 28 NP2B 1313 * Oct 8 -Oct 18 OX/OZ1EQC 1312 Oct 20-Oct 25 PJ7/WB8N 1313 * Oct 11-Oct 19 SV4/HA3JB 1311 NOW -Oct/2002 SV5/IK2WZD 1292 Oct 3 -Oct 17 SV8/M9CLH/p 1312 Oct 18-Nov 11 T48W 1313 * Oct 23-Oct 28 TI5N 1313 * Oct 14-Oct 27 TM2E 1312 NOW TN3S 1311 Oct 19-Oct 20 TP3CE 1313 * NOW -Dec/2002 TT8DX 1283 NOW -Nov/2002 TT8ZZ 1312 Oct 15-Oct 22 TX0AT 1313 * Oct 19-Oct 28 TY/I8QLS .. 1313 * Oct 21-Oct 31 VC2C 1313 * NOW -Dec/2002 VK0MQI 1287, 1291, 1305 Oct 11-Oct 25 VP2MEB .. 1312 Oct 23-Oct 29 VP9I 1313 * Oct 11-Oct 21 XX9/N1UR 1311 Oct 20-Nov 5 XY1M 1313 * NOW YA/F6EAY 1313 * NOW YA4F 1312 NOW YU8/DL5NAV 1311 NOW ZA/Z35M 1310 Oct 7 -Oct 21 ZB2/DH4ZK 1311 NOW -Sep/2002 ZC4BS 1260 Oct 16-Oct 29 ZD8Z 1312 Oct 17-Oct 31 ZK1MA 1313 * Oct 17-Oct 28 ZL7 .. 1312 * = new .. = and other calls
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