DX-NL 1370 January 8, 2004
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
AFGHANISTAN, YA: Johnny, LA5IIA, has the call YA8G now. He plans to be active during his spare time running 100 watts mostly in CW on the lowbands. He will stay in Kabul for five more months. More information can be found on his homepage: http://www.qsl.net/la8g/YA8G.htm. QSL via LA4YW.
ANTARCTICA, VP8/a, AN-016 Felix, DL5XL, is operating as DP1POL from the German Neumayer Station only until the end of January. There is still some work to do before he leaves so that amateur radio operation will be kept a little short.
ARGENTINA, LU The special event station LS4M is active in SSB and CW during the "6th Andes Crossing" with about 300 participants from Jan 4-15. The prefix LS4 has not been used for the last 20 years. An award will be issued for five QSOs. QSL via LU4AA, bureau ok.
AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO/a Veko, OH1AWW, Jouko, OH1RX, Henri, OH3JR, Veijo, OH6KN, and Kimmo, OH9MDV, are visiting an island in this group from Jan 5-19. The callsign is not known yet.They are working in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 mostly on the lowbands.
BAHAMAS, C6A, NA-080 Brian, C6A/ND3F, is active from Abaco Island (NA-080) running 100 watts in CW/RTTY/SSB from Jan 2-10. QSL via ND3F.
BELIZE, V3 Gerd, DJ4KW, and Gisela, DK9GG, are QRV as V31YN (CW) and V31GW (RTTY) on 10-160m from Jan 10 until the end of February. They plan to activate Lighthouse Reef (NA-123) as V31YN/p from Feb 2-6. QSL via bureau.
CHAD, TT Allen, N5XZ, hits the airwaves as TT8XZ now. At the moment he is using a commercial radio without VFO so he can operate only on 28300, 28305, 28310, 21170, 14160, 14170, 7055, 7050, 3790 and 3795 kHz. QSL via N5XZ.
CHILE, CE Marco, CE6TBN, is visiting two IOTA groups. He is signing CE6TBN/8 only in SSB on 10/12/15/17/20/40m from Riesco Island (SA-091, Jan 12-15) and from Wellington Island (SA-032, Jan 17-20). QSL via N1IBM. Check out his website at: http://www.mdxc.org/ce6tbn/tour2004/
EASTER ISLAND, CE0/a, SA-001 Ted, NH6YK, is spending his holidays on Easter Island from Jan 11-15. The callsign is not known yet but he will operate during his evening hours.
FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8, SA-002 Ted, NH6YK, is QRV during his evening hours between Dec 20 and Jan 10. His next stop will be on Easter Island.
GUADELOUPE, FG, NA-102 Pierre, FG/F6FXS, will be on the air again from Jan 14 until Feb 13. He will run only 30 watts into a longwire in CW on 10/15/20/30/40m between 1300-1400 and 2200-2400 UTC. QSL via F6FXS, bureau ok.
GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4, NA-015 Bill, W4WX, will be QRV as KG4DX on HF and 6m from Jan 13-19. QSL via direct via his homecall or via LOTW. See comment on LOTW below.
NEW ZEALAND, ZL, OC-203 Chris, ZL1CT (GM3WOJ), is signing ZL1CT/4 in CW/SSB on 40-20m from Stewart Island (OC-203) from Jan 11-14. You can find his homepage at: http://www.qsl.net/gm3woj/
SENEGAL, 6W Andy, LX1DA, is staying in Western Africa from Jan 9 util Apr 8. He will be active from Senegal as 6W/LX1DA running only 6 watts! Andy kindly asks for discipline and will go QRT if it's getting too chaotic. It is also possible that he will visit other countries. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.
SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS, VP8/so, AN-008 Henry, LU4DXU, is staying in this area between Dec 18 and Jan 22. His first stop was the naval base Orcadas on Laurie Island. The rest of the trip with supply ships can not be planned in advance.
TURKEY (European), TA Martin, TA1/PA4WM, is staying in Turkey for the next six months. Expect him to be active in CW/SSB/RTTY. QSL via homecall.
QSL direct: 3C0V (DJ9ZB), 3C1DX, 3D2BT, 3D2MO, 3DA0TM, 3G5Q (SA-070), 3Y2GV (86), 4S7DUG, 4S7DXG, 4W2A, 4W3DX (TF3MM), 5W0UU, 6W/SM0JHF, 7P8AD, 7W4HI (AF-094), 7X0AD (EA4URE), 7X2DG, 7Z1SJ, 8Q7VR, 9J2KC, 9Y4/DL1MGB, A52SM (SM7EHU), BD4XA, C56TA, CP6/DF9GR, CT1BOL, CT3/DJ6QT, CT9L, CU2L, CY9A, EA5KB/7 (EU-152), EH9IB, EI5DR, F6CKH/p (EU-081), FO/DF6IC, FO/DL3GA, FO5QB (OC-046), GI0HWO (EU-115), J28WW (ON4WW), J79JRC (W4IX), J8DX, JD1YAB (JA1MRM), K6AA/p (NA-066), K9AJ/VY0 (NA-225), KH6BB, NP2SH, RA0FF, RA6AU, RI1CGR (EU-133), RV1AC/1, RW6AWT, SX9G, T21MY (OC-015, OM2SA), T2YL, T32Z (K3PD), T88ZX, TF4RX (KT6YL), TF8GX (KT6YL), TI0RC, TO1A, TU43CI, V63UG, V63ZT, V73B, V73T (OC-263), VB2C, VK9XW (DL2RMC), VP2EN, VP9/GM4COK, WH2A, XF1K (NA-162), XQ3ZW, YI/KC0LEK, YI9R (K2PF), YI9X, YJ0ONM, YO8OU, YT1BB, YW5M, ZF2ZL, ZM8CW (ZL1AMO)
QSL via buro: 4X6ZM, 5U0T, 5U1A (I2YSB), 5U4R (I2YSB), 5U8B (I2YSB), 6J1IH, 7L4MCV (AS-007), 8P1A (NT1N), 8P5A (NT1N), 8Q7CG (I5JHW), 8Q7HX (DJ9HX), 9M6LSC, A35XM (OC-049), AH6HY/AH8 (OC-077), C6ALK (K7RE),C6MMM (K1CN),CS6V (DL5AXX),CU2/HB9FMU/p (EU-003), EA9/DL1CC, ED8CHP (EA8URE), EM13UCC (UY5ZZ), EM5U/p (UT2UB), FG/JR7HAN, FO/F8DQL (OC-046), HH6/DL7CM (NA-149), HK3CQ, IG9/ON4DST (AF-019), J75ET (PA5ET), JW/SM0BSO (EU-026), JW7FJA, KH2TX (OC-026, JA2KTX), LY750CT, MW/DL7AKC, NH6YK, OZ/DH6WD (EU-030), OZ/DL1AZZ (EU-125), OZ/DL3YMK (EU-171), PI53GV (PE1PTQ), PJ2/K8GG, PJ2/KP2L, PT0T (SA-010, PY1LVF), PP1CZ, PY500B (PP1CZ), RH6XS (RV9XJ), RI0CB (AS-114, UA6AF), RW1ZZ/p (EU-082, RW1ZZ), ST2X (PA5NT), SV8/IK0REH/p (EU-052), T88RH, TA0/IT9YRE/p (AS-154), TA0/IT9WDY/p (AS-154, IT9YRE), S53M, TG9/N0AT, TT8ZZ (F5PTM), TX5BTY (F2HE), V25LR (W1LR), V51/DL2SL
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
LOTW = Logbook of the World
In the past QSL routes were passed with additional information like "bureau ok" or "direct only". Then we read also "QSL request via e-mail" or "eQSL". The latest introduction in this row is "LOTW" which stands for "Logbook of the World". More information on this can be found in the usual amateur radio information sources.
DATE CALL DXNL NOW -??? 5X1X 1367 09Jan-08Apr 6W/LX1DA 1370 * 15Dec-10Jan 9V0A 1369 22Dec-15Jan A52CQ 1369 02Jan-10Jan C6A/ND3F 1370 * 11Jan-15Jan CE0/NH6YK 1370 * 12Jan-15Jan CE6TBN/8 1370 * NOW -2004 D2CR 1339 NOW D2PFN 1369 NOW -Jan04 DP1POL 1370 * 14Jan-13Feb FG/F6FXS 1370 * 05Jan-19Jan FO/OH1AWW.. 1370 * 15Dec-11Jan G4IUF/HC8 1368 10Dec-12Jan HG04HNY 1369 NOW -Feb04 IA0PS 1369 25Dec-16Jan JD1YBJ 1369 NOW -Mar04 JR1EEU 1368 NOW Jun04 JW5RIA 1366 20Dec-05Jan K9BIG/p 1369 20Nov-25Jan KC4/WA1O 1366 03Jan-17Jan KC4AAA 1369 13Jan-19Jan KG4DX 1370 * 04Jan-15Jan LS4M 1370 * 15Nov-28Feb LZ0A 1363 01Jan-18Jan T2/HA9SD 1369 NOW -Jul04 TA1/PA4WM 1370 * NOW TT8XZ 1370 * 10Jan-Feb04 V31GW/V32YN 1370 * NOW -Feb04 VK0DX 1369 20Dec-10Jan VP8/NH6YK 1370 * 18Dec-22Jan VP8/LU4DXU 1370 * 15Dec-10Jan VP8PJ 1369 NOW -Sep04 XU7ACI 1357 NOW -Jun04 XU7ACW 1351 01Sep-Mar04 YA/JA1PBV 1355 NOW -Aug04 YA1R 1356 NOW -May04 YA8G 1370 * 28Dec-08Jan ZF2PD 1369 11Jan-14Jan ZL1CT/4 1370 * 15Dec-15Jan ZW5SF 1368 * = new .. = and other calls
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