DX News Letter 1395
July 22, 2004

DX-NL 1395 July 22, 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)

DX Announcements

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0, AS-171 ? This activity has been postponed several times already. The next start of RA3NAN, RZ3EC, RZ0OA, RW0OO and RN0CT with two stations signing RI0CM from the Malminskiye Islands is scheduled for this weekend lasting one week. QSL via IZ8CCW, Russian stations only via RZ3EC. Find more information at: http://www.mdxc.org/ri0cm/

AVES ISLAND, YV0, NA-020 The Radioclub of Venezuela (RCV) celebrates its 70th anniversary with an activity from Aves Island, YV0! Several HAMs from Venezuela are joined by the guest OPs K4UEE, K6MYC, OH2BH and OH0XX. The operation may start already by the end of July possibly until Aug 8. They plan to work with six HF stations, 1 kW on 6m, 350 watts for EME in SSB/CW/PSK/ RTTY/SSTV/FM and other digital modes (several for the first time ever from YV0) on 75cm-160m (including WARC, satellites and EME). Every full hour they will listen ONLY for AF/AS/OC! Every half hour ONLY short skip! The pilot stations will be ZL2AL for Asia/Pacific, K6GNX for the Americas and OH2RF for Europe. They will try to offer an excerpt from their logs on: http://www.radioclubvenezolano.org The logs will be uploaded to the LotW (Logbook of the World), but there will be NO eQSLs. QSL manager is KB6NAN, who is ok in QRZ.com and also via the bureau. The QSL cards will be printed after they returned home.

BULGARIA, LZ, EU-181 Boyan, LZ1BJ/1, and Ely, LZ1JB/1, are staying on Sveta Anastasiya Island running 1 kW into a 10 ele Log periodic and verticals in SSB/CW on 80-10m from Jul 23-31 QSLs via homecalls, via buero preferred.

CAMBODIA, XU, AS-133 Wim, ON6TZ, is active as XU7TZG from Kompong Som (alias Sihanoukville) between Jul 21 and Aug 2. Preferred QRGs are 14213 and 21213 kHz. He will sign XU7POS from Koh Pos Island (AS-133) in the IOTA Contest. He is also open to arrange skeds via SMS (855 12792667).

CANADA, VE, NA-029 VY2/W1MO is going from Florida to Prince Edward Island (NA-029) to work only in CW during the IOTA Contest and from Jul 20-25. QSL via W1MO.

CROATIA, 9A, EU-016, EU-136, EU-170 Aniko, 9A/HA5TAA, and Feri, 9A/HA5AAZ, are visiting several islands in the Dalmatia South Group (EU-016): Grbavac (IOCA CI-171), Lukovnjak (IOCA CI-187) and Maslinovik (IOCA CI-193) from Jul 19 until Aug 1. QSLs via homecall, direct or via bureau. --- Feco, 9A/HA8KW, is QRV from Rab (IOTA EU-136,IOCA CI-096) from Jul 19-26 (including 12h in the IOTA Contest) and from Brac (EU-016, IOCA CI-010) and Pag (EU-170, IOCA-082) until Aug 2. QSL via HA8KW, direct or buro. --- Laci/HA6NL (9A6NL), Zsolt, 9A/HA6PS, Tibor, 9A/HA6ZV, and Al, 9A/HA7JJS, are activating the shack of Branko/9A2ZD in Maly Pasman on Pasman Island (EU-170, IOCA CI-085) from Jul 20-30, incl IOTA Contest. QSLs via homecall, direct or bureau.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI3 Mark, HI3/KB2MS, is going to hit the airwaves on 20m and 6m between Jul 29 and Aug 15. QSL via KB2MS. Mark is also QSL manager for HI3NR.

ESTONIA, ES, EU-034 Oleg, ES1RA/0, is active from Saaremaa Island (EU-034) from Jul 16-26. QSL via ES1RA, bureau ok.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO, OC-046 Vincent, F5MJV, is signing FO5RN/p from Tahiti (OC-046) until September.

GAMBIA, C5 Josep, EA3BT, and Nuria, EA3WL, will be QRV in SSB on 40-6m signing C56BT and C56WL between Jul 29 and Aug 4. QSLs via EA3BT.

INDIA, VU Charlie, K4VUD, was active again as VU3CHE from New Delhi working with only 100 watts and simple antennas in SSB on 20m/15m/WARC until Jul 21. QSL via K4VUD.

JAPAN, JA, AS-017 JH1MUK/6 was QRV from Ie Island (JIIA-017-011) on Jul 22 and for two more days from Iheya Island (JIIA-017-012). QSL via JH1MUK, direct or via JARL bureau.

LEBANON, OD, AS-108 Alfeo, OD5/I1HJT, Tony, OD5/IK1QBT, Claudio, OD5/I1NVU, and Naim, OD5LN, will activate Ramkin Island (LH LEB 001 and AS0020) with 2 stations in SSB/CW on all bands (not 160m) in the IOTA Contest starting on Jul 24. From Jul 26-29 they will continue their activity from the mainland. QSLs via I1HJT, direct or via bureau. Online logs and more information can be found at: http://www.qsl.net/ik1qbt/ramkin_index.htm

LUXEMBOURG, LX Alan, LX/F5LMJ/p, is QRV in CW/digital modes on 10-40m from Jul 17-31. All QSLs will be sent automatically via bureau. --- DL4KBS, LX1JU, LX1MG, LX1KQ, LX2AJ, LX3DL and LX3GR are working from an international scout camp in Lasauvage (http://4u.lgs.lu) in all modes on all bands signing LX8LGS (Luxembourg Guides und Scouts)from Jul 22 until Aug 1. QSL via LX2AJ, direct or bureau.

MALTA, 9H, EU-023 Max, OE5CMN, signs 9H3OE from Malta in CW/SSB from Jul 21-28, including the IOTA Contest. QSL via OE5CMN.

ROTUMA, 3D2/R, OC-060 Christian, 3D2EA/R, plans to become active from Rotuma (OC-060) for one or two weeks starting around Jul 26/27. QSL via EB2AYV.

QSL Info

QSL managers

IOTA Contest

7S5A   OP Kjell,SM4DDS, on Stora Alo Island (EU-177) from Jul 21-28.
       QSL via SM4DDS, direct or via bureau.

9A0CI  OPs Emir,9A6AA, Zoli,HA1AG, Peti,HA1TNX, Lacy,HA3NU, Anti,HA3OV, and
       Zoli,HA6OI, on Nikola Island (EU-110). QSL via HA3KNA (only for this
       activity). Before and after the Contest as 9A/homecall via homecalls,
       direct or bureau.

       EA4ST and ON5NT on Berlenga Island (EU-040), QSL via CT1ILT.
       See also http://www.qsl.net/ct1eeb/cs7t

DS2GOO/2 on 10-40m from Tokchok Island (AS-090) from Jul 23-25 via DS2GOO.

EJ2MT  Bere Island (EU-121) from Jul 21-27. QSL via EI6HB.

GM2Z   (EU-123) via RSGB QSL bureau or direct to MM0DFV: Jurij Phunkner,
       PO Box 7469, Glasgow, G42 OYD, Scotland, United Kingdom

J45C   OP Anton,PA7DX, from Kos (EU-001) via his homecall PA7DX

SM3S   OPs SM3CXS, SM3EVR, SM3GSK, SM3JGG, SM3XGV, in CW/SSB from Grimskar
       (EU-176). QSL via SM3GSK, via bureau or direct. QSOs not made in the
       contest should be confirmed via their homecalls.

OZ7VEA OP Axel,DL7VEA, on Fyn (EU-172,DIA FY-001) and Langeland (DIA FY-019)
       in SSB/PSK31 on 80-10m un til Aug 6. QSL via DL7VEA, direct or buro.

SX8J   on 160-6m from Aigina Island (EU-075) via homecall of Andreas,SV1BKN,
       direct or via bureau.

WB8YJF/4 in CW/RTTY/SSB on 6-80m from Ocracoke (NA-067) from Jul 18-25.
       QSL via WB8YJF/4, direct or bureau.


DATE         CALL        DXNL

NOW  -Sep04  3D2EA       1392
26Jul-Aug    3D2EA/R     1395 *
NOW  -31Jul  3Z0BLY      1392
NOW   new    5A3A        1392
NOW  -Mar05  5H3HK       1382
NOW          6W8CK       1392
15Jun-       4S7RO       1392
NOW          8J1RL       1391
NOW  -31Dec  9A80ADE     1381
04Jul-31Jul  9A/DL3PS .. 1393
21Jul-28Jul  9H3OE       1395 *

29Jul-04Aug  C56BT,C56WL 1395 *
NOW          CE9/R1ANF   1391
21Jul-27Jul  EJ2MT       1394
08May-27Aug  EO60FO      1387
16Jul-26Jul  ES1RA/0     1395 *
NOW  -Sep04  FO5RN/p     1395 *
NOW          FT1ZL       1389
18Jul-25Jul  HA/TA3J ..  1394
NOW  -Dec04  HF0QF..     1386
07May-15Aug  HS0ZCW      1386
29Jul-02Aug  HI3/KB2MS   1395 *
NOW   new    HZ1IK       1392

01Apr-04Nov  II3T        1382
16Jul-31Jul  IS0/IK1TTD  1394
22Jul-24Jul  JH1MUK/p    1395 *
NOW          LU4ZS       1391
22Jul-01Aug  LX8LGS      1395 *
17Jul-31Jul  LX/F5LMJ/p  1395 *
NOW  -Mar05  LZ1ZA       1386
23Jul-31JUL  LZ1BJ/1     1386
NOW  -31Dec  LZ35ZF      1389
18Jul-EndJul N1DX ...    1394
NOW  -31Dec  NL7AU       1381
02Jul-25Aug  OA9/KQ6XA   1393
24Jul-29Jul  OD5/I1HJT ..1395 *
01Jun-31Dec  OE80XRW     1389
01Jun-31Oct  OE8XRC/90KK 1389
10Jul-24Jul  OH0/DC7VS.. 1393
NOW          OY1CT       1394

NOW          R1ANF       1391
20Jul-26Jul  R1CGG       1394
15Jun-15Sep  RA3XR/0..   1391
20Jul-27Jul? RI0CM       1395 *
NOW          S79DF       1391
NOW  -Apr05  S9SS        1390
24Jun-22Aug  SM0DTK/p    1392
12Jul-23Jul  SM6/DL5MO   1393
until Sep04  ST2T        1392
01May-Oct04  SV0XAN/5    1385
15Jul-24Jul  SX2A..      1387
01Jul-15Sep  SX2004D     1392
22Jun-23Jul  TK/F6AUS    1392
Oct 2004     TX0         1394

09Oct-23Oct  VK9LX       1394
01Jun-06Sep  VO2/K2FRD   1389
27Jul-28Jul  VY0/KD6WW   1394
20Jul-25Jul  VY2/W1MO    1395 *
12May-May05  VP8SGB      1387
06Jun-06Nov  VP9/W9AEB   1391
19Jul-21Jul  VU3CHE      1395 *
30Jun-25Aug  VY0CQ       1392
21Jul-02Aug  XU7TZG      1395 *
NOW  -Sep04  YA0Y        1392
20Jul-25Jul  YE1P        1394
NOW          YI9KU       1391
NOW  -Nov04  YI9MC       1387
Jul2004      YR500S      1393
30Jul-08Aug  YV0         1395 *
20Jul-25Jul  ZX8M        1394

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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