DX News Letter 1375
February 12, 2004

DX-NL 1375 February 12, 2004
DX News Letter

a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"

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

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


ARUBA, P4, SA-036 John, W2GD, will be active from this island mainly on 10m during the daylight hours and on 160m during the night hours from Feb 18-23. QSL via N2MM. --- Andy, AE6Y, will be QRV as P40Y from Feb 15-22. You can find him on 160-10m (also WARC bands) outside of the ARRL DX CW Contest (Feb 21/22) QSL via AE6Y. --- Paolo, I2UIY, and Jacobo, P43P, will sign P40G during the CQ/RJ WW RTTY WPX Contest (Feb 14/15) and the ARRL DX CW Contest (Feb 21/22). QSL via I2EOW, bureau ok.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8, AF-003 Glenn, K6NA, will be QRV again as ZD8A from Feb 13-17 and Feb 28 until Mar 2. You can find him mainly in CW on all HF bands (including WARC). QSL via N6CW. --- Jim, N6TJ, will stay on Ascension for ten days starting on Feb 18. He will show up as ZD8Z on all bands and during the ARRL CW DX Contest. QSL via VE3HO.

BAHAMAS, C6, NA-001 Brian, K7RE, Bob, N4BP, and Kevin, K4PG, will stay in Freeport for six days starting on Feb 17. Brian will work on 160m (C6ALK), Bob on 80m (C6AKQ) and Kevin (C6APG) hopes for good 10m conditions. --- Bill, K1CN (C6AMM), and his XYL Laurel, N1EBL (C6AWW), are staying on Habour Island from Feb 6-20. They are working in SSB on 40/20/15/17/12 and 10m, CW only upon request. QSL via K1CN, bureau ok. --- Randy, C6A/W6SJ will work mainly in CW on the WARC bands from Feb 17-21. He will sign C6AWS during the ARRL DX CW Contest. QSL via W6SJ.

BARBADOS, 8P, NA-021 Peter, W0SA, will sign 8P9NX between Feb 11 and Mar 11. QSL only direct to W0SA.

CAMBODIA, XU Hiroo, JA2EZD, will be QRV as XU7AAA between Feb 10 and the end of the month. QSL via PO Box 10003, Vientiane, Laos. Hiroo has an own website at: http://qth.com/dxshack/

CAPE VERDE, D4 Simon, D44/IZ7ATN, is working in SSB only from Feb 7-13. QSL via IZ7ATN.

CEUTA, EA9 Bodo, DL3OCH, is on a DXpedition again staying in Ceuta from Feb 6-17. He also plans to visit Gibraltar. Activities take place on 10-160m.

COSTA RICA, TI TI5N will be activated by Ron, WJ7R, Bob, W7YAQ, Al, K7AR, Jim, KI7Y, and Will, TI2WGO, during the ARRL CW DX Contest. From Feb 17-26 they will sign TI5/.... QSL for TI5N via W3HNK, all others via homecalls.

GREECE, SV SV1CIB, SV3FUO, and SV3BSF will use the special callsign J43BSF during the CQ WPX RTTY Contest (Feb 14/15). QSL via SV1CIB. --- SV1DPI will activate the call SX1A in all contests until June 2004. QSL via SV1DPI.

GREENLAND, OX, NA-018 Allan, OX3KV (OZ8A), puts the special event callsign OX2KAN on the air to celebrate the 175th birthday of the city of Kangaatsiaq until the end of the year. QSL via bureau.

GUADELOUPE, FG, NA-102 Henri, F5DBC, is active from Marie Galante Island (DIFO FG-008) from Feb 6-18. The best chances to work him are on 10104, 14025, 14135 and 18075 kHz between 2200 and 2400 UTC. --- Patrick, FG/F6IRF, will be QRV in CW and RTTY from Feb 14-29. He will sign FG5BG during the ARRL DX CW Contest. QSLs via homecall.

HAWAII, KH6, OC-019 Witek, KH6/SP9MRO, is spending his holidays on Hawaii from Feb 8-17.

IRAQ, YI Ahmed, YI1AGA, shows up on 14250 kHz almost every day around 0700 UTC.

KENYA, 5Z Sigi, DL7DF, will spend his holidays in Kenya signing 5Z4HW in all modes betweeen Feb 17 and Mar 1. 160m, 30m and 6m operation is not allowed. More information can be found on his website: http://www.qsl.net/dl7df/

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9/LH, OC-004 Babs, DL7AFS, and Lot, DJ7ZG, will make their first stop on Lord Howe from Feb 16-27. The callsigns are not known yet. QSL via DL7AFS. More information is available at: http://www.qsl.net/dl7afs/.

MARTINIQUE, FM, NA-107 Jacques, FM/F5TRC, is active in CW on 10-40m until Mar 5. QSL F5TRC, bureau ok.

MOROKULIEN, SJ/LG Markus, SM4XIH, and Charlie, SM4RGD, are activating this special area between Sweden and Norway as SJ9WL during the CQ/RJ WW RTTY WPX Contest on Feb 14/15. QSL via SM5DJZ.

PERU, OA, SA-074 Jorge, OA4BHY, Pablo, OA4DJW, Sergio, OA4SJ, Hildebrando, OA4BHN, Marcial, OA4DM, and Manuel, OA4AHW, are activating Los Chimus Island (SA-074) for the very first time from Feb 11-16. They are QRV as OC3I in SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK31 on 80-10m. QSL via OA4DJW, bureau ok.

ST EUSTATIUS, PJ5, NA-145 Jim, K1NA, will sign PJ5NA in CW on 160-10m for one month starting on Feb 18. QSL via K1NA.

ST LUCIA, J3, NA-106 Dale, J3/G3VMK, is QRV only in CW on the higher bands from Feb 14-27.

ST MAARTEN, PJ7, NA-105 Bil, W8EB, and his XYL Dorothy,W8DVC, intend to hit the airwaves as PJ7/W8EB in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 on 160-10m between Feb 15 and Mar 21. They will sign PJ7B during the ARRL DX Phone Contest. QSL via W8EB.

ST MARTIN, FS, NA-105 Dave, K3LP, Larry, N7DD, Steve, N3SB, Tyler, K3MM, Jeff, N8II, Clint, W3ARS, and Kam, N3KS, are working as FS/homecall from a house on Paradise Peak from Feb 18-24. They will sign FS5UQ during the upcoming contests if they get not special TO5 call for these occasions.

SVALBARD, JW, EU-026 Rag, LA5HE, will be QRV as JW5HE in CW on the lowbands from Feb 12-18. QSL via LA5HE.

TOKELAU, ZK3, OC-048 Flaviano, I2MOV, Carlo, IK1AOD, and Marcello, IK2DIA, are QRV in CW/SSB from Feb 13-25. QSL via IK2DIA, bureau ok. Check their website at: http://www.qsl.net/i2ysb/

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6 Ghis, ON5NT, is staying in Dubai for two months since Feb 9. He plans to activate A61AJ (50 km away) during his spare time. QSL for A61AJ via K2UO (NA/SA) or via DJ2MX (rest of the world).

URUGUAY, CX, SA-057 San Gabriel Island (SA-057) will be activated on 160-6m from Feb 15-18. A callsign has not been announced in advance. QSL via EA5KB.

WESTERN MALAYSIA, 9M2 Mirek, VK6DXI, is on a business trip from Feb 8-14. He signs 9M8DX/2 mostly in CW on 20m during his spare time. QSL via VK6DXI.

QSL Info

QSL managers

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


DATE          CALL         DXNL

NOW  -Dec04   4U1ITU       1371
28Jan-15Feb   4V200YH      1372
17Feb-01Mar   5Z4HW        1375 *
09Jan-08Apr   6W/LX1DA     1370
11Feb-11Mar   8P9NX        1375 *
08Feb-14Feb   9M8DX/2      1375 *
06Feb-02Mar   9Mx/PA0RRS   1374
20Jan-???     9Q0AR        1374
26Jan-14Feb   9Y4/DJ8OT..  1372

NOW  -31Mar   AT0D..       1373
26Jan-29Feb   AY1ZA        1372
08Feb-13Feb   C6A/K4PUF..  1374
17Feb-21Feb   C6A/W6SJ     1375 *
17Feb-23Feb   C6ALK..      1375 *
06Feb-20Feb   C6AMM        1375 *
08Feb-12Feb   CE0/K0HML    1374
NOW  -24Feb   CE9R         1371
NOW  -2004    D2CR         1339
07Feb-13Feb   D44/IZ7ATN   1375 *
??Feb-29Feb   E3/G3AB..    1374
06Feb-17Feb   EA9/DL3OCH   1375 *

06Feb-18Feb   FG/F5DBC     1375 *
14Jan-13Feb   FG/F6FXS     1370
14Feb-29Feb   FG/F6IRF     1375 *
NOW           FH/F6AIG     1374
03Feb-24Feb   FM/F5FUA..   1373
NOW  -05Mar   FM/F5TRC     1375 *
18Feb-24Feb   FS5UQ        1375 *
NOW  -Apr04   H44MS        1373
NOW           HA2004EU..   1374
NOW  -Dec04   HF0QF..      1372
NOW  -Feb04   IA0PS        1369
NOW           IR0PS        1374

NOW  -???     J28XX        1374
14Feb-27Feb   J3/G3VMK     1375 *
14Feb-15Feb   J43BSF       1375 *
11Feb-25Feb   J68AR        1374
11Feb-25Feb   J68AS        1374
05Feb-04Mar   J73CCM       1374
NOW  -Mar04   JR1EEU       1368
12Feb-18Feb   JW5HE        1375 *
NOW   Jun04   JW5RIA       1366
08Feb-17Feb   KH6/SP9MRO   1375 *
NOW  -Mar05   LU3DO/Z      1371
15Nov-28Feb   LZ0A         1363
NOW  -31Dec   LZ35ZF       1374

NOW  -Mar03   MM0XAU       1372
15Jan-Apr04   OA7/PA3GFE   1371
11Feb-16Feb   OC3I         1375 *
NOW  -Dec04   OX2KANN      1375 *
18Feb-23Feb   P4/W2GD      1375 *
14Feb-15Feb   P40G         1375 *
15Feb-22Feb   P40Y         1375 *
18Feb-18Mar   PJ5NA        1375 *
24Jan-18Feb   PJ6/PA0VDV   1372
15Feb-21Mar   PJ7/W8EB     1375 *
NOW           R1ANF        1374
14Feb-15Feb   SJ9WL        1375 *
NOW  -Jun04   SX1A         1375 *

NOW  -Jul04   TA1/PA4WM    1370
17Feb-26Feb   TI5N, TI5..  1375 *
10Jan-Feb04   V31GW/V31YN  1370
NOW  -Feb04   VK0DX        1369
10Feb-29Feb   XU7AAA       1375 *
NOW           XU7ACB       1373
NOW  -Sep04   XU7ACI       1357
NOW  -Jun04   XU7ACW       1351
01Sep-Mar04   YA/JA1PBV    1355
NOW  -Aug04   YA1R         1356
NOW  -May04   YA8G         1370
NOW           YI1AGA       1375 *
NOW           YI9YMA       1374
NOW  -Jul04   YI9ZF        1372
13Feb-17Feb   ZD8A         1375 *
18Feb-28Feb   ZD8Z         1375 *
13Feb-25Feb   ZK3/I2MOV..  1375 *

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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