DX-NL 1408 October 21, 2004
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
EDITOR'S NOTE: I will spend the upcoming WWDX SSB Contest on the Azores and will not be to able to answer any e-mails between Oct 24 and Nov 5. Michael,DJ5AV, is kind enough to make the DX Newsletter 1409. The next issue will be published by me again. Many thanks! -- Karlfried, DL1EK
AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8, OC-045 Lee, WH8/KH6BZF, will be actiive from OC-045 during his spare time from Oct 22-28. QSL unfortunately only direct!
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2, NA-100 The Team Antigua will sign V26B during the WWDX SSB. They will operate mainly in RTTY, PSK31 and on 160m/WARC bands between Oct 26 and Nov 3. QSL for V26B via KA2AEV, V26A (op N3BNA) via WB3DNA, V26KEN via N2KEN, V26EM (op W2SN) via W2SN, V26G (op N2ED) via N2ED, V26OC via N3OC, V26OX via K3OX, V26R via KA2AEV. --- Ratko,YU1NR, plans to show up as V29NR between Oct 26 and Nov 1. In the WWDX SSB Contest he will work only on 15m. QSL via YU1NR.
ARUBA, P4, SA-036 John, W2GD, will sign P40W during the WWDX SSB. He will test his equipment in SSB/CW on 160-10m from Oct 26 until Nov 1. QSL via N2MM.
AZORES ISLANDS, CU, EU-003 Peter, DH4JQ, Alfons, DJ8VC, Karlfried, DL1EK, Stefan, DL7AOS, and Geerd, DL3EW, will sign CU2/homecalls from Sao Miguel (EU-003) working with two stations in SSB/CW on 160-10m between Oct 25 and Nov 4. They applied for a "real" (short) CU callsign for the SSB contest! QSLs via homecalls, bureau ok.
BAHAMAS, C6, NA-001 K8FL, K8LEE and W8GEX, three members of the Southwest Ohio DX Assn. will sign C6DX from Eleuthera (NA-001) during the WWDX SSB and from Oct 26 till Nov 1.
BHUTAN, A5 Gerard, F2VX, Jean-Louis, F9DX, Vincent, G0LMX, and Alain, 5LMJ, will sign A52FH and A51AA from Jakar between Oct 24 and Nov 11 (incl. WWDX SSB). QSL via F9DK. More info: http://www.cdxc.org/dxp/2004-Bhoutan/a5-en.htm
BRAZIL, PY Otto, PY1OTO, intends to activate the second highest Brasilian mountain Pico da Bandiera signing PP1/PY1OTO in CW from Oct 21-24. He is part of a surveying expedition.
CANADA, VE VA3YDX, VE3GKW and VE3/ER1MF are activating several islands from Oct 22-25: Manitoulin Island (CISA ON0129, Barrie Island (ON015), Great Clotche Island (ON016), Little Clotche Island (no CISA number), Birch Island (ON017), Parry Island (ON029) and Goat Island (ON072). They announced their operating frequencies to be: 3815, 7260, 14260 and 21260 kHz. QSLs via homecalls. --- Jeffrey, VE3JFF, is using the special event callsign VC3W from several islands in the Welland Canal celebrating the 175th anniversary of the canal from Oct 23 until Dec 23. QSL via VE3JFF.
CHESTERFIELD ISLANDS, TX0, OC-176 The callsign of the actual German DXpedition is TX9. See also DXNL 1407.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9/X, OC-002 David, VK2CZ, will hit the airwaves on 80-10m signing VK9XD from Oct 25 until Nov 4 (including the WWDX SSB).
DOMINICA, J7, NA-101 J75WX (Bill, W4WX), J79AA (Clarence, W9AAZ), J79LR (Larry, W1LR), J79CM (Cory, N1WON) and J79VL (Vance, N5VL) will be QRV in all modes on all bands from Oct 26 until Nov 2. QSLs via homecalls. They will sign J75J during the WWDX SSB Contest, QSL via KR4DA.
FRENCH NEW CALEDONIA, FK Carlo, FK/IK6CAC, and Elvira, FK/IV3FSG, plan to activate several islands in the IOTA groups OC-032, OC-033 and OC-079 between Oct 26 and Nov 5.
GAMBIA, C5 Jeff, ON4ACA, will work in CW/SSB on all bands for two weeks starting on Oct 27. He will work only on 20m during the WWDX SSB. QSL via ON4ACA.
IRAQ, YI YI9KT (SP8HKT) and YI9GT (SP3GTS) will stay until February 2005. QSLs will be answered only after they returned home again.
MACAU, XX9 Radio amateurs from China, Hong Kong and Macau will participate in the upcoming WWDX SSB Contest as a Multi/Multi team. The first test QSOs shall take place one week in advance but it is not very likely that they use their contest call XX9C already then.
MARTINIQUE, FM, NA-107 Laurent, F5MUX, will sign TO7X in the WWDX and from Oct 26 till Nov 5. All stationen with QSOs on four different bands will receive a direct QSL automatically! Otherwise QSL via bureau.
MAURITIUS, 3B8, AF-049 Mart, DL6UAA, is activating 3B8MM for several weeks starting on Oct 20. More information can be found on his website: http://www.dl6uaa.com
NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ4, SA-006 Danny, T93M/N4EXA, will stay on Bonaire (SA-006) from Oct 26 till Nov 3. His call will be PJ4/T93M before and after and PJ4J during the WWDX SSB Contest. QSL via DJ2MX.
REUNION, FR, AF-016 Jack, F6BUM is QRV as TO5M from Oct 23-31 and as FR/F6BUM from Nov 1-15. QSL via F6CXJ.
SENEGAL, 6W Albert, F5VHJ, and Jacques, F6BEE, will hit the airwaves as 6W1RY and 6W1RW between Oct 24 and Nov 1. QSLs via homecalls. 6W1RY will be used also during the WWDX SSB.
SEYCHELLES, S7, AF-024 Marco, HB9OCR, and Piera, HB3YIY, will be active as S79MH from Praslin (AF-024) on all bands (but 80m) from Oct 24 until Nov 6. QSL via HB9OCR.
ST PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP, NA-032 Dale, VE7SV, Jason, VE7AG, Lee, VE7CC, Steve, VE7CT, Dave, VE7VR, Dick, N7RO, Andy, VE7AHA, Paul, VE7AVV, Paul, VA7NT, and Ramon, XE1KK, will be QRV as FP/VE7SV in CW/SSB on 6-160m from Oct 23 until Nov 2 (incl. WWDX SSB). QSL via N7RO. Please check also their website at: http://www.bcdxc.org
SVALBARD, JW, EU-026 JW4SNA will be the callsign of LA4SNA for the next six months.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5, NA-002 VP5T will be the call of W2OF, WA2VYA and N2CW during the WWDX SSB. They will work from Providenciales (NA-002) from Oct 26 till Nov 2. QSL for VP5/W2OF via K2SB, VP5/WA2VYA and VP5/N2VW via homecalls and QSL for VP5T via N2VW.
USA, W Rich, K6YR, and Ed, K6SHU, are staying on Santa Cruz (NA-144, CA012S) on Oct 23/24. --- N8YC, KG8AP and K4BRI will sign K8SCH from Santa Rosa (NA-142, USI FL-003S) from Oct 25-29. QSL via K8SCH.
WESTERN KIRIBATI, T30, OC-017 Tom, K7ZZ, will hit the airwaves as T30T from Tarawa (OC-017) between Oct 25 and Nov 9. He will emphasize CW and the WARC bands before and after the WWDX SSB Contest. QSL via K7ZZ, unfortunately only direct.
QSL bureau: 3B8/ON5AX (AF-049), 3V8BB (DL5MEV), 3V8SM (AF-083, F8DVD), 4W2DN (OC-148, JR2KDN), 5H6BA (AF-032, DL4MMT), 7P8MJ (W5MJ), 9A/OM3BH/p (EU-016), 9Q1A/2 (F2YT), 9Y4/DF6QP (SA-009), 9Y4/DH5JR (SA-009), 9Y4/DL8JS (SA-009), A52CQ (S57CQ), C33CT, BY1PK (DL2KUW), CQ3U (AF014, CT1AHU), CS5F (EU-145, HB9CRV), D90HE/3 (AS-080, DS2GOO), E4/DF3EC, FO/F8CFU (OC-066), HF100KTL, FP5KE (F5TJP), H74C (NA-013, N6AWD), HA7TM/PT7, HF2PI (SP2PI), HI7/OE1DIA (NA-096), HL0ZX/4 (AS-060), HS1CKC/p (AS-125), IQ9YL (EU-025, IT9BLB), J28XX (DL2JRM), J45PC (EU-001, OM3PC), J3/W1USN, J5UAT/p (AF-020, F8DQZ), J68AR (NA-108, K9JE), J79BR (NA-101, DL6FBR), K5C (NA-082, K2FF),KH2K/AH0 (JA1RJU), LZ125O (LZ1KZA), OE5T (OE5XVL), OZ/DL5SE/p (EU-088), PA3FDO/PJ2, PJ4/DL7NFK (DL9NDS), PJ4T (SA-006,DL9NDS), PJ4/DL7NFK (SA-006, DL9NDS), PJ4/DL5NAM (SA-006,DL9NDS), PJ4/DL9NDS (SA-006), R3AEM (UA9XC)
DATE CALL DXNL 20Oct-??? 3B8MM 1408 * 14Oct-Apr05 6O0JT 1407 24Oct-01Nov 6W1RY 1408 * NOW -Nov04 8J1RF 1402 29Sep-13Nov 9G5JH 1405 NOW -Feb05 9U6PM 1400 18Oct-31Oct A51WD.. 1407 24Oct-11Nov A52FH/A51AA 1408 * 27Oct-10Nov C5/ON4ACA 1408 * 26Oct-01Nov C6DX 1408 * 25Oct-04Nov CU2/DH4JQ.. 1408 * 16Oct-30Oct DU6/DK6PD 1407 09Oct-24Oct EA8/ON4QX 1406 NOW -Dec04 EL2PM 1406 26Oct-05Nov FK/IK6CAC.. 1408 * 23Oct-02Nov FP/VE7SV 1408 * 01Nov-15Nov FR/F6BUM 1408 * 26Oct-02Nov J75J.. 1408 * 19Oct-22Oct JR2RKK/6 1407 NOW -20Dec JR6TYH/JD1 1406 NOW -Apr05 JW4SNA 1408 * 23Oct-24Oct K6YR 1408 * 25Oct-29Oct K8SCH 1408 * NOW -31Dec LZ35ZF 1389 01Jun-31Dec OE80XRW 1389 01Jun-31Oct OE8XRC/90KK 1389 01Sep-30Nov ON60Z 1401 26Oct-01Nov P40W 1408 * 26Oct-03Nov PJ4/T93M 1408 * 21Oct-24Oct PP1/PY1OTO 1408 * 24Oct-06Nov S79MH 1408 * NOW -Apr05 S9SS 1390 NOW -Nov04 ST2PN 1399 NOW -Dec04 ST2T 1403 21Sep-20Dec SU8BHI 1403 20Oct-24Oct T20/DL2AH 1407 25Oct-09Nov T30T 1408 * 12Oct-25Oct T42R 1406 24Sep-02Nov TC2KJ 1404 NOW -Feb06 TJ3SL 1407 06Oct-20Oct TJ3SP/TJ3FR 1405 10Oct-24Oct TM8AKR 1407 23Oct-31Oct TO5M 1408 * 26Oct-05Nov TO7X 1408 * NOW -Sep05 TT8FT 1401 15Oct-23Oct TX9 1407, 1408 * 30Sep-21Oct TY5M 1405 26Oct-03Nov V26B.. 1408 * 26Oct-01Nov V29NR 1408 22Oct-25Oct VA3YDX.. 1408 * 23Oct-23Dec VC3W 1408 * 20Oct-25Oct VE7/G3OCA 1407 01Oct-31Oct VI6175WA 1405 NOW -Dec04 VK0DX 1406 09Oct-23Oct VK9LA/VK9LW 1406 09Oct-23Oct VK9LX 1394 25Oct-04Nov VK9XD 1408 * 26Oct-02Nov VP5T 1408 * 06Jun-06Nov VP9/W9AEB 1391 NOW -Dec04 VQ9LQ 1398 22Oct-28Oct WH8/KH6BZF 1408 * NOW -31Dec WL7CPA 1402 15Oct-05Nov XU7ACE 1407 25Oct-31Oct XX9C 1408 * NOW Feb05 YI9KT/YI9GT 1408 * 15Oct-22Oct ZD7F/.F/.T 1407 NOW -Mar06 ZD8I 1402 * = new .. = and other calls
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