DX-NL 1286 March 21, 2002
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
CACALUTA ISLAND, XE, NA-188 This Mexican Island will be activated by Enrique, XE1LWY, Luis, XE1YJL, Javier, XE1KOF, Alfonso, E1UZ, and Martin, XE1ML, from Mar 26-31. They intend to operate on all HF bands incl. 6m in SSB/CW/RTTY. The call will be XF4IH.
CHATHAM ISLAND, ZL7, OC-038 The Kermadec DX Association plans a new activity from Chatham Island for this year. They are still looking for some experienced and skilled CW and SSB operators. Ken, ZL4HU, is waiting for your mail.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI, NA-096 Danny, T93M/HI9, will be active on HF and 6m in CW/SSB between Mar 26 and Apr 1 incl. the CQWW WPX SSB Contest. QSL via DJ2MX, bureau ok.
DUCIE ISLAND, VP6/d, OC-182 The latest DXCC entity is on the air since a few days! VP6DI is expected to stay until March 23/24. QSL via VE3HO. The latest information can be found at their internet site: http://www.qsl.net/aa0mz/ducie.htm. On their way back home next week they plan to stop also on Henderson Island (VP6, OC-056) to activate this rarely visited island for one day.
EXUMA ISLAND, C6, NA-001 Bill, AA7X, will sign C6AKK from this island belonging to the Bahamas from Mar 23-31. He also plans to participate in the WPX SSB Contest. QSL via AA7X.
GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8, SA-004 Ramon, HC8/XE1KK, will be QRV mostly on 6m between Mar 25 and Apr 7.
LAOS, XW Mauro, IN3QBR, is expected to show up as XW3QBR until July 31.
LESOTHO, 7P8 Bernie, ZS4TX, will be on the air as 7P8Z during the next few days. QSL via ZS4TX.
MARTINIQUE, FM, NA-107 Luke, IV3JVJ, Max, IV3FHH (CW only), Andy, IV3BTY, and Claudio, IV3OWC, of "The Pordenone Gangsters" will show up mainly on the lowbands signing FM/homecalls from Mar 24-29. Expect loud signals. QSL via IV3TDM. During the WPX SSB Contest they will sign FM5GU in the M/S category. FM5GU QSLs via KU9C. More details can be found on their website http://www.qsl.net/fm5gu/.
MIDWAY ISLAND, KH4, OC-030 A group of English radio amateurs will operate at the station W4M from Mar 30 until Apr 6.
MIYAKO ISLANDS, JA6, AS-079 JI3DST/6 will work in SSB on 6/10/12/15/17/40m from Mar 29 till Apr 2. QSL via JI3DST.
MONACO, 3A Gino, 3A/IZ1EEX/m, is QRV on 40 and 20m during the afternoon hours of the weekends. One of his preferred frequencies seems to be 14250 kHz. QSL via F5VHM.
MYANMAR, XZ Dan NA7DB is signing XZ1DB from time to time between Mar 29 and Apr 4.
NORTH KOREA, P5 Though they have obtained a civilian licence the military prohibited the on the air activities for YT1AD! Hrane left the country already.
POEL ISLAND, DL, EU-098 DH3ZK and DL0FDX are QRV in SSB/CW/PSK on 10-80m from Mar 29-Apr 1. QSL via bureau.
SEYCHELLES, S7 Kurt, HB9MX, will work as S79MX in CW/SSB from Mar 25. He will stay for one month. QSL via HB9MX.
SINT MAARTEN, PJ7, NA-105 George, KI6CG, announced his activities as PJ7LT for the time between Mar 22 and Apr 8. QSL via homecall.
ST BARTHELEMY ISLAND, FJ, NA-146 Bert, FJ/PA3GIO/p or /m, intends to be QRV in SSB on 80/40/20/17/15/12/10m from Mar 22-28. QSL preferred via bureau to PA3GIO.
ST LUCIA, J6, NA-108 Jack, K9JE, is on the air as J68AR in CW/SSB from Mar 21 until Apr 2. QSL via K9JE.
SUSAC ISLAND, 9A, EU-016 Sven, 9A/DF9MV/p, and Chris, 9A/DL9CHR/p, are QRV from Mar 23-30. --- Emir, 9A6AA, plans to activate the lighthouse Kanula (CRO-064, LH-1430, CLH-047, JN82GS) on 80-10m from Mar 23-30. Pictures and logs will be presented on their website http://www.qsl.net/9a6aa/.
SVALBARD, JW, EU-126 JW8G will be activated in the WPX Contest from Mar 28 until Apr 1. The operators are Torfinn, JW4OFA (LA4OFA), Magnus, JW4PHA (LA4PHA), Morton, JW9GY (LA9GY), and Bjoern, JW9IY (LA9IY).
TEMOTU ISLANDS, H40 Nick, VK1AA (ex VK2ICV), is preparing an expedition from Mar 28 until Apr 12. The main operation shall take place on the lowbands and a participation in the WPX contest is planned as well. QSL via VK1AA.
TUNISIA, 3V8 DL1BDF, DL1BDI and JH4RHF are visiting Tunisia from Mar 27 till Apr 13. Together with 3V8CB, 3V8SJ, 3V8SQ, 3V8SF and 3V8SM they plan to take part also in the WPX Contest signing 3V8CB. QSL direct only via DL1BDF.
US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2, NA-106 Dean, N6DE, and Eric, K6EP, are staying on St Croix between Mar 27 and Apr 2. They will sign WP2Z in the CQ WPX SSB Contest. They will be QRV as KP2/homecalls in SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK on 160-10m outside of the contest. QSLs for WP2Z via KU9C, all others via homecalls.
QSL direct: 4L1UN, 9K2K, 9M6AAC, 9M8YY, 9N7MH, A61AU, BD4XA, E29AL (AS-126), EX8O, EX8QB, EY7AD, FG5FR, FY5GS, HC1MD, HC4/HC1MD,HF0POL,J79WB, KG4EC, KG4ZK, KH6/W2EDD, LU1ZA, NH7A, OM7M, P43JB, P40MM,PA3AXU, SN8V, T48K, T94YT, TF3GB, XU7ACE, YL2GD, ZF1A, ZK1APM, ZK1USA, ZV0SW (SA-014)
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
DATE CALL DXNL NOW 3A/IZ1EEX/m 1286 * Mar 27-Apr 13 3V8CB 1286 * NOW -Apr 9 3W2XK 1273 Mar 21-Apr 5 3W3M 1285 Mar 28-Apr 12 H40/VK1AA 1286 * Mar 28-Apr 3 5W/VK2IR .. 1286 * NOW 7P8Z 1286 * NOW -Apr 28 7Q7HB 1285 NOW -Apr/2002 7Z1AC 1283 Mar 23-Mar 30 9A/DF9MV .. 1286 * Mar 23-Mar 30 9A6AA 1286 * NOW -Sep/2002 9L1BTB 1268 Mar 21-Mar 25 BV9G 1285 NOW BW3/UA3VCS 1285 Mar 23-Mar 31 C6AKK 1285 Mar 7 -Mar 21 CT3/DL3KWF .. 1283 NOW -2004 D2U 1282 Mar 13-???? D44TA 1284 Mar 29-Apr 1 DL0FDX 1286 * May 31-Jun 30 DT0FWC .. 1275 NOW -Mar/2002 DU7/UT2VU 1284 Mar 8 -Mar 24 EA6/DL6KAC 1284 Mar 22-Mar 28 FJ/PA3GIO 1286 * Mar 24-Mar 31 FM5GU 1286 * Mar 25-Apr 7 HC8/XE1KK 1286 * NOW -2002 HF0POL 1271 Mar 14-??? HK0GU 1284 Jan 1 -May 30 HL17FWC 1275 NOW -Mar 31 J37LR 1284 Mar 21-Apr 2 J68AR 1286 * Mar 21-Apr 2 J68GS 1285 Mar 22-Mar 31 JD1/JA2NQG 1285 Mar 29-Apr 2 JI3DST/6 1286 * Mar 28-Apr 1 JW8G 1286 * NOW -Apr/2002 JX7DFA 1266 Mar 21-Mar 30 KG4IZ 1285 Mar 18-Mar 28 KH2/WH7USA 1285 Feb 20-Dec 31 OP1A 1281 NOW -Apr/2002 P43MR 1274 NOW -2002 P5/4L4FN 1270, 1271, 1280 Mar 15-Mar 30 PJ2/DL7DF .. 1284 Mar 14-Apr 2 PJ2/N8BJQ .. 1285 Mar 22-Apr 8 PJ7LT 1286 * Mar 25-Apr/2002 S79MX 1286 * Mar 26-Apr 1 T93M/HI9 1286 * NOW -Dec/2002 TT8DX 1283 Mar 17-Mar 31 V51/G4DMA 1285 NOW -Mar 24 VP6DI 1284, 1286 * Mar 8 -May/2002 VQ9GB 1284 Mar 30-Apr 6 W4M 1286 * Mar 27-Apr 2 WP2Z 1286 * Mar 26-Mar 31 XF4ICH 1286 * Mar 12-Mar 30 XR0X 1284 NOW -Jul 31 XW3QBR 1286 * Mar 29-Apr 4 XZ1DB 1286 * NOW -Sep/2002 ZC4BS 1260 Mar 16-Mar 26 ZD8CSA 1285 * = new .. = and other calls
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