DX-NL 1179 - January 3, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV
(PR: DJ5AV @ OE9XPI.AUT.EU)
English by: Bob, DL7VOA
VP8/a - ANTARCTICA Philippe, FT5YG, will be replaced by FT5YH on Dumont D'Urville (Les Petrels, AN-017) in January.
3D2/r - ROTUMA ISLAND Ron is on the air as 3D2RW/R until Jan 9. QSL via ZL1AMO.
T8 - BELAU Hide, JM1LJS, was active as V63LJ from OC-010 until Jan 3 and is now signing T88LJ from Palau (OC-009).
KH4 - MIDWAY ISLAND Paul, NZ7Q/KH4, is QRV in CW on all bands for two more months. QSL via N6ZVA.
VK0 - MACQUARIE ISLAND Alan's activity as VK0LD ended on Dec 31. He is now signing VK0MM (Millenium Macquarie or MM = Latin 2000) until the end of this year. His homepage http://www.geocities.com/vk0ld/1.html shows also his operating schedule. Unfortunately many stations -especially EU's do not follow his instructions. If you are European and Alan calls for North America then your call could enter his blacklist or Alan goes QRT.
3B8 - MAURITIUS Giovanni, 3B8/I5JHW, is QRV until Jan 14. QSL via bureau to I5JHW.
5H - TANZANIA Since Dec 24 Chris, ZS5IR, is operating as 5H9IR from Geita, a small city on the south bank of Lake Victoria, mostly in CW/SSB on 80-10m. They first gave him the callsign 5H4IR by mistake but these QSOs are valid, too. QSLs via ZS6EZ.
5R - MADAGASCAR Michel, F5LET, is now QRV as 5R8GL from AF-013. He operates mostly in CW (SSB on request) on 10/15/20m with a beam. Antennae for WARC and the lowbands will follow later. QSL direct only to Michel Bon, BP 342, 201 Antsiranana, Madagascar (NOT to his earlier address in France!).
9U - BURUNDI Gus, SM5DIC, als is QRT as 9U5D since Dec 11 but will return for three more months on Jan 10. QSL direct only via SM0BFJ.
C5 - GAMBIA Peter, C56/G4MCK, was announced to be active in SSB only on 80-10m for 12 days starting on Dec 24. QSL via G4MCK direct or via bureau.
FH - MAYOTTE ISLAND Christian, 6W1QV (ex TR8SA), will be active as FH/TU5AX for five months starting on Jan 5. Operation takes place on 40-6m with two radios and a R70000m antenna. QSL via F5OGL.
C6 - BAHAMAS Wolf, DL2SCQ, and his XYL Ann, DL1SCQ, are QRV from North Bimini (NA-048) until Jan 4. QSL via bureau to DL6DK or to Peter X. Voits, Uhlandstr. 28, D-59192 Bergkamen, Germany.
CE0 - JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLAND Mark/CE6TBN, Fil/CE6JOE, Alex/CE6SAX, Bill/XQ3SAI, and Nob/JA7AYE, will be on the air as CE0Z from Jan 6-16. They will work in CW/SSB/ RTTY/Packet/SSTV/PSK/FM on 10-80m plus 6m/2m/70cm and via satellite. Bureau QSLs can be requested via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (your call in the subject). They also plan to make a daily update of their web- site http://www.qsl.net/ce6tbn/ce0z.htm. If you need a direct QSL send your SASE to: CE6TBN, Mark, Box 1234, Temuco, Chile.
VP9 - BERMUDA ISLAND Bob, VP9/KE0UI, will be active in CW/SSB on 80-10m from Hamilton Parish on NA-005 from Jan 8-15. If possible QSL via CBA else via the W0 bureau.
8Q - MALDIVES Ronald, PA3EWP/8Q7WP, and Rob, PA5ET/8Q7ET, will be on the air from Kuramanthi (AS-013) from Jan 12-18. They will run two stations on 10- 80m and if the phone/internet-connection is good enough the pilot station Alex, PA1AW (email@example.com), will update their homepage http://www.muurkrant.com/pi4com/Maldives/8q-2000.html with log data, photos and a diary on a daily basis. QSLs via PA5ET, Rob Snieder, Van Leeuwenstraat 137, NL-2273 VS Voorburg, The Netherlands.
XV - VIETNAM Park, HL1ACP, has now the callsign 3W6AP. QSL via HL2AQN.
XZ - MYANMAR 24 members of the Arizona DX Association will be QRV as XZ0A from Thahtay Kyun between Jan 13 and Feb 6. They will work in SSB/CW/RTTY with 8 radios/amplifiers and good antennae and perhaps also on 160m and 6m. Direct QSLs via XZ0A, QSL Request, c/o Bob Myers, W1XT, 37875 North 10th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85086, USA. Bureau QSLs should be marked clearly with 'XZ0A via W1XT'. More information online at: http://getnet.com/~k7wx/myanmar.htm
4U/ITU - ITU HEADQUARTERS GENEVA Fritz, DL4TT, will start his CW operation on Jan 7. QSL via bureau to 4U1ITU.
HB9 - SWITZERLAND The call 4U0G was issued in preparation of radio connections for UN humanitarian operations. QSL via bureau ONLY via IK2BHX. --- This year Swiss stations may use the prefix HB2 instead of HB9.
R1F - FRANZ JOSEF LAND Nick, R1FJV, is QRV daily on 14/21/24/28 MHz between Jan 1, 2000 and Dec 31, 2001. QSL via the new address printed in DXNL 1157: Box 196, Pepperell, MA, 01463, USA.
DATE CALL DXNL NOW -Jan 14 3B8/I5JHW 1179 * Dec 20-Jan 9 3D2RW/R 1179 * NOW 3W6AP 1179 * NOW 4U0G 1179 * Jan 7 - ? 4U1ITU(DL4TT) 1179 * Dec 10-Jan 15 5H3MG 1177 NOW 5H9IR etc 1179 * NOW 5R8GL 1179 * Jan 12-Jan 18 8Q7WP, 8Q7ET 1179 * Jan 10-End Mar 9U5D 1167, 1179 * Dec 24-Jan 5 C56/G4MCK 1179 * Jan 6 -Jan 16 CE0Z 1179 * NOW -Jan 4 DL2SCQ/C6A etc 1179 * Dec 20- CE8/R3CA... 1178 Jan 5 -End May FH/TU5AX 1179 * Jan - FT5YH 1179 * Jan -Dec/2000 HB2... 1179 * NOW -2000 HK3JBR 1128, 1144 Dec -Feb/2000 HS (OH2EA) 1177 Dec 24-2000 HV0A 1178 NOW -Jun/2000 JD1BKR 1169 NOW -Feb NZ7Q/KH4 1179 * Sep 22-Jan 10 KH4/W4ZYV 1174 Dec 4 -Feb/2000 LZ0A 1173, 1176 NOW OD/F5SQM 1168 Dec -Apr/2000 P49MR 1175 Jan 5 -End Apr PY (F2JD) 1178 NOW -Jan/2000 PZ5DX 1160 Nov 18-? R1ANB etc 1175 Jan 1 -Dec 31 R1FJV 1179 * NOW -Dec/2000 SV/OK1YM 1177 Jan 4 -Jan 5 ? T88LJ 1178, 1179 * NOW TZ6YV 1174 Oct 30-Apr 1 V31JP 1171 NOW -Dec/2000 VK0MM 1170, 76, 78, 79 * NOW -Feb/2000 VP8NJS 1174 Jan 8 -Jan 15 VP9/KE0UI 1179 * Nov -May/2000 VQ9PO 1176 Sep 29-Jan/2000 VQ9DX 1177 Dec 13-Jan 17 VU2BMS 1175 Dec 22-Jan 10 XE1/G0JHC.. 1177 Jan/00-Feb 4 XU7AKM ? 1175 Dec -Mar/2000 XV (VK6LC) 1177 NOW (1 week) XW4UD 1176 Jan 13-Feb 6 XZ0A 1179 * Dec 6 -Jan 12 YS1/HB9KNA 1176 "NEW": 1179 *
160m 5H3RK 1831 0216Z via SM0LRK 5X1Z 1827 2129Z via SM6CAS 6W6JX 1832 0452Z also via bureau JT1CO 1822 2229Z via CBA KH2/K4SXT 1824 2050Z via K4SXT OD5/OK1MU 1836 2255Z via OKDXF TF8SM 1822 2212Z via N5FTR VK6VZ 1830 2107Z via bureau 80m 3F1XVH 3799 0239Z via N0JT, bureau 3W5FM 3503 2322Z via UA0FM, bureau 8Q7JL 3799 1639Z via JL6MSN, bureau BV2RS 3796 1633Z via bureau HR5/F2JD 3505 0437Z via F6AJA, bureau OX3FV 3503 0612Z via bureau R1ANZ 3799 1900Z via RU1ZC, bureau VQ9QM 3507 1604Z via W4QM, bureau XU7AAZ 3508 2300Z via IN3ZNR 40m 3D2RW/R 7013 1120Z via ZL1AMO BT20OO 7007 1434Z via BA4EG HR5/F2JD 7007 0131Z via F6AJA, bureau JW5NM 7005 1510Z via LA5NM, bureau KL7Y 7088 0135Z via bureau V63LJ 7003 1333Z via JH8DEH VP9/W2FXA 7005 0445Z via bureau YK1AH 7004 1747Z via Box 9597, Damaskus, Syria ZL6A 7009 1819Z via ZL2AOH 30m 9M2TO 10101 1615Z via JA0DMV, bureau FK8GJ 10102 0705Z via F6CXJ, bureau FO0EEN 10104 1055Z vias LA1EE, direct NP3A 10106 2229Z direct or via KP3L TZ6YV 10108 1648Z via WA1ECA, bureau 20m 3D2AG/p 14195 0721Z via CBA CE0ZIS 14260 0658Z via Box 1, Juan Fernandez Island, Chile CE9/R3CA 14195 0149Z via UA9OBA T32O 14189 1717Z via WC5P, bureau VK0LD 14155 0700Z 17m 8P9EM 18092 1116Z via G3VBL, bureau J282000 18132 1313Z via F6ITD, bureau JD1BKR 18127 0741Z via JA bureau VQ9VK 18081 1104Z via N1TO ZM4IR 18130 1059Z via W8WC, direct 15m HK0VGJ 21029 1721Z via CBA P29VR 21232 0921Z via W7LFA, bureau ZF2NT 21023 1400Z via G3SWH, bureau 12m A41KJ 24975 1249Z via N5FTR, bureau A61AS 24960 1109Z via YO3FRI, bureau JD1BIA/JD1 24965 0758Z via CBA K8WK/HI8 24935 1622Z V63LJ 24903 0802Z via JH8DEH YS1/HB9KNA 24968 1600Z via bureau 10m 3B8/I5JHW 28495 1048Z via bureau A41LZ 28400 1259Z via bureau NP3WS 28009 1259Z via bureau PY0FT 28084 0955Z via JA1ELY, bureau TO2OOO 28526 1605Z via ON4LCE, bureau XU7AAY 28495 0950Z via IN3ZNR
If you are looking for the exact QTH of an Antarctic station check: http://www.avana.net/~polar/ddxclub/waba_ref.htm
After 43 years Johan, PA3FDO, finished publishing one of my weekly sources of DX information, the bulletin DXPRESS. We will miss this publication as it had always good information easy to read.
QSLs arrived buro: AP2AP (JA1EZM), AZ4F (LU3FP), C31CA,C37URA,C56NY (DJ3NY), C91LCK/p (I4LCK), C6A/KI6T,C91LCK (I4LCK),CE0AA (CE3WDH), CN/DJ9RR, CY9RF (K8RF), E44/OZ6ACD (OZ1ACB), FM/IK2OHG, FO0PT (DJ0FX), FO0XUU (DL5XU), FR/G3SWH, FR5DX (reply to a direct QSL with 2 IRCs)
TNX for information to 425 DX NEWS, 599 DX Report,Antarctic Bulletin/IK1GPG, DF1ZN, DF6EX, DJ3CP, DK2JX, DL1GEH, DL1SBF, DL1SDH, DL2BQV, DL5RFF, DL6UAA, DL7PR, DXPRESS, ARRL DX News, F6AJA, HB9DHK, HB9EAA, Les Nouvelles DX, OPDX, RA0BU, RTTY DX NOTES, SP3CW, The DAILY DX and others.