DX News Letter 1368
December 11, 2003

DX-NL 1368 December 11, 2003
DX News Letter

a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
(http://www.darc.de/referate/dx/)

Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
(PR: DL1EK@DK0MWX.DL.EU)
(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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

DX ANNOUNCEMENTS

AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO/a Vladimir, UA6WHX, is activating Rurutu Island (OC-050) from Dec 10-12 and Tubuai Island (OC-152) from Dec 12-15. His next stop will be French Polynesia (see below). Expect him to be QRV in CW/SSB on 40-10m. QSL via UA4HWX.

BRAZIL, PY, SA-027 Sao Francisco Do Sul Island (SA-027) was discovered 500 years ago. The special event station ZW5SF will be QRV from this island on all bands celebrating this anniversary from Dec 15 until Jan 15, 2004. QSL via PP5CIT.

BRITISH SOVEREIGN MILITARY BASES on CYPRUS, ZC4, AS-004 Geoff, ZC4CW, will participate in the ARRL 10m Contest on Dec 13/14. QSL via G3AB.

DJIBOUTI, J2 Once again Baldur, DJ6SI, hit the airwaves without prior notice a few days ago. He is active in CW signing J20DA on his preferred frequencies 1822, 3508, 7002, 10102, 14025, 18085, 21025, 24902 and 28025 kHz. The length of his stay is not known. QSL via DJ6SI.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY/f, SA-003 Tony, PY8IT, will be QRV again as PY0FT from Dec 15-26. QSL via JA1ELY.

FINLAND, OH Everybody knows the "real" Santa Claus is living in the north of Finland. It is not known if he hits the airwaves himself signing OH9SCL (Santa Claus Land) but he has OH2BH, OH2NWG, OH3BHL, OH9KL, OH9MDV, OH9MM, OH9RJ and OH9VC standing by his side. The station will be situated near the Arctic Circle operating in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31/SSTV on 10-80m from Dec 17-21. QSL via OH9UV.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO After visiting the Austral Islands Vladimir, UA6WHX, will be active from Maupiti, Raitea and Bora Bora (all OC-067) from Dec 16-23. His next stop will be on Huahine (OC-040) from Dec 23-25. The call is not sure yet, probably FO/UA6WHX or FO/AC4LN. Expect him to be active in CW/SSB on 10-40m. QSL via UA4WHX.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8, SA-004 Mike, G4IUF/HC8, will be on the air in SSB/CW on 10-160m between Dec 15 and Jan 11. QSL via homecall.

GUADELOUPE, FG, NA-102 Members of the A.C.R.A Guadeloupe (FG5CK, FG5DN, FG5GG, FG5BC, FG5AS, FG5GP, FG5GP, FG1JD) will activate Gosier Islet (NA-102) on Dec 13/14. Listen for TO7ACR in CW/SSB on all HF bands and 6m. For specialists: DIFO FG016 and LH 0142.

JAPAN, JA, AS-043 Osamu, JR1EEU, plans to stay on Aoga Shima (AS-043, JIIA-AS-043-001) until March 2004. QSL via bureau.

GUAM, KH2 Setsu, JL1UXH (KK2H), and his XYL Maki, 7L4FSR, will sign KK2H/KH2 in CW/SSB from Dec 16-23. They will listen especially for Europe and the American eastcoast. Their online logbook will be updated on a daily basis and is accessible via http://kk2h.4th.jp. QSL via JL1UXH, bureau ok.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y, SA-009 Bill, 9Y4/N4ZDL, will spend his holidays on Tobago from Dec 19-25. He will work in CW/SSB on 10/15/20/40/80m. More information is available at: http://members.cox.net/9y4-n4zdl/.

USA, W One hundred years ago the Wright Brothers conducted the first flight in history in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on Dec 17, 1903. To celebrate this anniversary the special event station W4B (Wright Brothers) will be QRV in SSB (3860, 7260, 14260, 21330, 28460 kHz) and CW (3550, 7050, 14050, 21050, 28050 kHz) from Dec 13-17. More information can be found on their website: http://www.ncseg.org.

QSL Info

QSL managers participants of the WWDX CW Contest (see also DXNL 1363/1364)

4L8A      via  OZ1HPS  (d)
4M5X      via  W4SO
5U5Z      via  G3SXW
5X1X      via  K3JT
6Y6X      via  KN5H
6Y8A      via  WA4WTG  (d)
6Y9A      via  WA4WTG  (d)
7S2E      via  SM2DMU
7X2ARA    via  DF4SA
8P5A      via  NN1N
9H3WW     via  DJ5CL   (B)
9M4JB     via  E21EIC
9Y4ZC     via  DL1HCM  (B)
AP2ARS    via  JA1PBV
AP2AUM    via  9A4NA
B4RF      via  BA4RF
CN2R      via  W7EJ
CO8LY     via  EA7ADH
CO8TW     via  IZ8CCW
CQ0T      via  CT1ILT
CT8T      via  bureau
CU2F      via  SM4DHF
CX7BY     via  CX7BY   (d)
DS0DX     via  HL1XP
E20HHK    via  E21EIC
EA8AX     via  DL1DX
EM0U      via  UT3UZ
EN1U      via  UX1UA   (B)
EY8MM     via  K1BV
FM/T93Y   via  T93Y
FS5UQ     via  K5KV
GJ2A      via  GJ3DVC
GM5A      via  GM0RLZ
GZ7V      via  M0CMK
HC8N      via  W5UE
HS4BPQ/9  via  E21EIC  (B)
HZ1AB     via  K8PYD
IH9P      via  OK1MG
II1H      via  I1HJT
IO4T      via  IK4XCL  (d)
IR4T      via  IK4IEE
IR9T      via  IT9GSF
IU1A      via  IK1SPR
IU2M      via  bureau
J37KF     via  J37KF   (d)
J38AA     via  WA1S
J43J      via  DJ5JH   (B)
JT1JA     via  JT1CO
JW5E      via  JW5NM
JY8YB     via  DL5MBY
KP2/N4EXA via  DJ2MX
KP3Z      via  WC4E
KP4AH     via  KP4AH   (d)
LN8W      via  LA9VDA
LU2XX     via  LU1XS
LX/G3VQO  via  G3VQO   (B)
LX7I      via  LX2AJ   (B)
LY7A      via  LY2ZO
LY7Z      via  LY2CY
MW5A      via  G3TXF
NP3D      via  W3HNK   (d)
NP4Z      via  WC4E
OE4A      via  OE1EMS
OL1A      via  OK1CW
OM7M      via  OM3PA
OZ0KR     via  DH9KR   (B)
P40E      via  W3HNK   (d)
P40TA     via  WM6A
PJ2T      via  N9AG
PJ5NA     via  K1NA
PT5A      via  VE3HO
PX2W      via  PY2YU
RS0F      via  W3HNK   (d)
RU1A      via  RU1AE
RW2F      via  DK4VW
SU9NC     via  OM2SA
T32WW     via  K0MP
T95A      via  K2PF
TA3/DK3KD via  DL5JQ
TF3CW     via  LX1NO
TG0AA     via  TG9AXF
TI5N      via  W3HNK   (d)
TK9A      via  S51TA
TM2Y      via  F6BEE
TM7W      via  F8BBL
TS7N      via  DL9USA
UR6GWZ    via  bureau
V26DX     via  KU9C    (d)
V26K      via  AA3B
V47KP     via  K2SB
VK6AA     via  DL8YR
VK9CJ     via  JA1KJW
VP5X      via  OH3RB
VP9I      via  KQ1F
VY2ZM     via  K1ZM
WP2Z      via  KU9C    (d)
XU7ACZ    via  OM3TZZ
XV2NA     via  JE7IDA
XV2PO     via  N5PO
YB0ECT    via  K5ZE
YE0X      via  bureau
YL8M      via  YL2KL
YT9X      via  YU1ZZ
ZC4T      via  G3AB
ZS4TX     via  ZS4TX
ZZ8Z      via  PY8AZT

(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
*   = new QSL manager

Preview

						
DATE           CALL         DXNL

NOW  -31Dec    3W22S        1363
24Sep-13Dec    5B4AHJ       1357
03Dec-16Dec    5H/RW3GW..   1267
04Dec-17Dec    5T5AFF..     1367
NOW  -???      5X1X         1367
NOW            7Q/K0UQ      1367
NOW  -31Dec    9M2/JI2ETU   1367
19Dec-25Dec    9Y4/N4ZDL    1368 *

NOW  -Dec03    C91Z         1356
NOW  -2004     D2CR         1339
01Dec-25Dec    FO/UA4WHX    1367, 1368 *
26Nov-15Dec    FR/ON4LAC    1365
15Dec-11Jan    G4IUF/HC8    1368 *
NOW  -31Dec    HE2DIG       1337
01Oct-31Dec    HF650O       1359
NOW  -31Dec    HF8KAF       1363
03Dec-23Dec    HS0/VK3DXI   1367
NOW  -???      J20DA        1368 *
NOW            J88DR        1367
03Dec-16Dec    J8DX         1367
NOW  -Dec03    JM6DZB/JD1   1324
NOW  -Mar04    JR1EEU       1368 *
NOW   Jun04    JW5RIA       1366

20Nov-25Jan    KC4/WA1O     1366
16Dec-23Dec    KK2H/KH2     1368 *
NOW  -15Dec    KP2/OK1TN    1366
15Nov-28Feb    LZ0A         1363
17Dec-21Dec    OH9SCL       1368 *
26Nov-17Dec    P40K..       1365
NOW            PJ2/PA3CNX   1365
15Nov-15Dec    PJ5NA        1364
15Dec-26Dec    PY0FS        1368 *
07Dec-???      PY0S(PS7JN)  1367
21Nov-???      R1ANF        1365
NOW            TJ/ZS5IR     1367
13Dec-14Dec    TO7ACR       1368 *
NOW            TT8XZ        1367
NOW            TY/LZ3XV     1365
02Nov-23Dec    TY4JM        1363

02Deu-16Dec    V47UY        1367
NOW  -15Dec    VE8AE/VY0    1367
21Nov-21Dec    VK2IAY/4     1365
16Nov-???      VQ9JC        1365
03Dec-11Dec    W3HQ/KP2     1367
13Dec-17Dec    W4B          1368 *
NOW  -Sep04    XU7ACI       1357
NOW  -Jun04    XU7ACW       1351
NOW            XW1IC        1367
01Sep-Mar04    YA/JA1PBV    1355
NOW  -Aug04    YA1R         1356
NOW            YI9DAZ       1366
13Dec-14Dec    ZC4CW        1368 *
01Dec-15Dec    ZW0S         1366
15Dec-15Jan    ZW5SF        1368 *

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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