DX-NL 1324 January 16, 2003
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
ANTARCTICA, VP8/a Felix, DL5XL, arrived at the German base Georg von Neumayer (Ekstroem Shelf Ice, Atka Bay, Northeast Weddell Sea, 70 deg 39' S, 8 deg 15' W, IOTA AN-016, WABA DL-03). He is an electrician and will stay over the Antarctic winter. He will be on the air as DP1POL working mainly in CW during his spare time. QSL via DL1ZBO, bureau ok. More information about the Neumayer station is available on their website http://www.awi-bremerhaven.de/Polar/neumayer1.html
BELIZE, V3, NA-180 Art, NN7A, will sign V31JZ/p from South Water Caye from Jan 17-20. He will work with 100 watts and wire antennas mainly in CW on 40-10m (including the WARC bands) and possibly also on 80/160m. You can expect him to shop up on the 20m/15m SSB IOTA frequencies as well. QSL via NN7A, bureau ok.
CABO VERDE, D4 Al, 4L5A, will sign D4B during the CQ 160m CW Contest on Jan 24/26. Find more information on his website http://www.qsl.net/d44tt/. More contest participations can be expected for this year.
CROOKED ISLAND, C6, NA-113 AA8LL/C6A and K8LIZ/C6A are planning a SSB activity on the 40-10m IOTA frequencies. They have a permission to activate "Bird Rock" lighthouse as C6ALB. CW operation is also possible if requested. QSLs via the homecalls, C6ALB via AA8LL.
DOMINICA, J7, NA-101 Manfred, DJ7RJ, will hit the airwaves as J79RJ working in CW/SSB on 160-6m from Jan 18-31. Next stop will be Grenada.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI, NA-096 John, F5VHQ/HI9, will be QRV in SSB on 40-10m from Jan 16-24. QSL via F5VHQ, bureau ok.
ECUADOR, HC Andy, HC1/NP3D, is on the air from Quito from Jan 22-27. He will work in CW/SSB on all bands and in the 160m CW Contest. QSL via W3HNK.
EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C Alan, G3XAQ, is signing 3C5XA from Malabo on Bioko Island (IOTA AF-010) until Jan 21. You can find him mostly in CW on the lowbands. QSL via homecall. See also DXNL 1323.
HONDURAS, HR Wayne, K9YNF, is spending his holidays on Roatan Island (NA-057) for one week starting on Jan 11. K9YNF/HR9 can be found in SSB on 14260, 18128, 24950, 28460 and 28560 kHz during his morning hours.
IWO JIMA ISLAND, JD1, AS-030 JM6DZB/JD1 is momentarily QRV from Kazan Island working in SSB on 80/40/15m. He will stay until the end of 2003.
MADEIRA, CT3 Hermann, HB9CRV, will stay on Madeira and the neighboring island Porto Santo from Jan 21-Feb 12. He will sign CT3FN during the 160m CW Contest and he also plans to participate in the Mexican RTTY Contest and the CQ WPX Contest. He will emphasize the lowbands during the rest of the time. QSL via HB9CRV, bureau ok.
MALAWI, 7Q Harry, 7Q7HB, is in Malawi now for about three months. Skeds can be arranged via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests for skeds on 160m are useless since almost no signals are coming through the QRM on that band. QSL via G0IAS, unfortunately direct only.
NIUE ISLAND, ZK2, OC-040 Bert, PA3GIO, is hitting the airwaves with 100 watts signing ZK2GI in SSB from Jan 18-26. The best skip to Europe is from 0800-1400 UTC (best around 1100 UTC). Please send your QSL requests via e-mail to email@example.com (without attachments!) but bureau QSLs are fine as well. Bert put a website for this DXpedition to http://www.pa3gio.nl/ZK2GI/.
SINT EUSTATIUS ISLAND, PJ6, NA-145 Lee, VP2VE, plans to become QRV as PJ6/K3RGD between Jan 10 and Feb 10. QSL via WA2NHA.
SOUTH AFRICA, ZS The special event station ZS90SAP is active throughout the year 2003 to celebrate the foundation of the South African police 90 years ago. QSL via ZS6ZYM, bureau ok.
SUDAN, ST William, ZS5WC/ST0F, is staying in Khartoum until summer 2003. Unfortunately there is no further information available.
WAKE ISLAND, KH9 Chuck, N4BQW/KH9, should be on the air from Jan 12-28. He plans to work on HF and 6m. QSL via KB6NAN, unfortunately direct only.
QSL direct: BW3/UA3VCX, C5AEH, C6A/N2CBU, CU3GD, D44TR, DT5FWC, FG/JR7HAN/p, KP4JRS, MJ0DEU (DL3HQN), P43W, TG4/W0IZ, TT8ZZ, VP2MX, VP6BB, XF4/XE1JJU, XU7ACN, YV1DIG, ZF2DN, ZF2NK,ZK1ASQ,ZK1EQL (SM7EQL), ZK1XYL (OC-013, OC-083), ZS/OE3GSA
QSL bureau: DU1/SQ9BOP, FO0TOH, RI0B, RS0B, TF1IRA, YM0KA
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
DATE CALL DXNL Jan 9 -Jan 21 3C5XA 1323, 1324 * NOW -2003 7Q7BP 1315 NOW -Apr/2003 7Q7HB 1324 * Sep 15-Feb 1 8N1OGA 1309 January 9H3CT 1322 NOW -Feb/2003 9N7YJ 1321 Jan 18-Jan 20 AA8LL/C6A 1324 * Jan 4 -Mar 4 C6/KM1E 1323 Jan 18-Jan 20 C6ALB 1324 * Jan 15-Jan 18 CE6M 1323 NOW CE9R 1323 NOW -2004 CN2PM 1310 Jan 21-Feb 12 CT3FN 1324 * Jan 24-Jan 26 D4B 1324 * NOW -Nov 30 D88S 1323 NOW DP1POL 1324 * Jan 5 -Apr 5 EI/DH5ST 1323 NOW -2005 EL2TM 1315 Jan 16-Jan 24 F5VHQ/HI9 1324 * Sep 1 -2004 FO/F5AEP 1307 NOW -Feb/2003 FR/F5IRO 1322 NOW -Feb/2003 FR5KH 1315 Jan 7 - ??? H44MS 1323 Jan 22-Jan 27 HC1/NP3D 1324 * Dec 15-Mar 15 HF70A 1322 Dec 10-Mar 3 HR5/F2JD 1320 NOW -Jun/2003 J28UN 1312 Jan 18-Jan 31 J79RJ 1324 * NOW -Dec/2003 JM6DZB/JD1 1324 * Jan 18-Jan 20 K8LIZ/C6A 1324 * Jan 11-Jan 18 K9YNF/HR9 1324 * NOW -Jan/2003 KC4/NK3T 1319 Jan 16-Jan 23 LU/3A2MY 1323 Jan 12-Jan 28 N4BQW/KH9 1324 * Jan 4 -Jan 18 P40AV 1322 Jan 2 -Jan 18 PJ4/DL5NAM 1322 Jan 10-Feb 10 PJ6/K3RGD 1324 * NOW - ??? R1ANZ 1323 Jan 1 -Jan 7 S2/VA7DZ 1322 Dec 16-Jan 14 TO2FG 1321 Nov 20-Apr/2003 V3/K8JP 1317 Jan 17-Jan 20 V31JZ 1324 * Jan 9 -Jan 25 V31YN .. 1323 Jan 7 -Jan 28 V51/DJ1HN 1323 NOW -Mar/2003 VK0MQI 1305, 1319 Jan 14-Jan 17 VO2UE .. 1323 NOW -2004 VQ9LA 1323 Jan 14-Jan 29 XY1M 1323 NOW -?? YI9DX 1323 NOW -Mar/2003 YJ8MN 1321 Jan 17-Jan 21 ZL4/G4EDG 1323 Jan 18-Jan 26 ZK2GI 1324 * NOW -Aug/2003 ZS5WC/ST0F 1324 * NOW -Dec/2003 ZS90SAP 1324 * * = new .. = and other calls
TNX: C6ANK, DH5ST, DJ0LZ, DJ1HN, DJ5AV, DJ5IH, DK8JB, DL1SBF, DL2BQV,DL2VFR, DL3GA, DL5YYM, DL6KAC, DL7VOA, F5VHQ, NN7A, PA3GIO, W2GR, W9AU, ZL4HU,ZS4BS, 425 DX News, ARRL DX Bulletin, Crazy DX Group, F6AJA (Les Nouvelles DX), KB8NW (OPDX Bulletin), N4AA (QRZ DX), W3UR (Daily DX), Islands On The Web.