DX-NL 1352 August 7, 2003
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
The WAE DX Contest 2003 CW is coming up this weekend! The HF bands will be filled with stations asking for "QTC?" - the characteristic signal of the WAEDC.
We would like to invite you to take part in this European event and make it more interesting by being on the air. If you have only little time, just get on for a few hours! Or if time permits, try to become #1 from your continent and receive a beautiful plaque!
Here are the dates for the 2002 events:
CW: August 9/10, 2003 SSB: September 13/14, 2003 RTTY: November 8/9, 2003 starting 00:00 UTC Saturday --- ending 23:59 UTC Sunday
Complete rules are available from the WAEDC Web Site at http://www.waedc.de.
BAHAMAS, C6 Ian, N8IK, will sign C6AMK from Coco Cay on 40m CW ONLY on Aug 8/9. QSL via N8IK.
BERMUDA, VP9, NA-005 Mark, VP9/AA1AC, is working from the Hamilton Parish from Aug 10-13. QSL via homecall. --- Gino, VP9/IK2RZP, is QRV mainly in RTTY from Aug 3-25. QSL via bureau.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF Steve, K8FFO, is signing ZF2FF in CW/SSB on 20/17m from Grand Cayman (NA-016) from Aug 5-11. QSL via K8FFO.
CROATIA, 9A Milan, 9A5DJ (OK1DJG), and Lada, 9A5LO (OK1LO), are visiting Pasman Island (EU-170, CI-085) until Aug 8. You can find them mainly in CW on the bands. They also plan to visit some neighboring islands. --- Fredi, 9A5KV/p, is going to visit Sipan Island (EU-016) from Aug 1-30.
CUBA, CO The Federacion de Radioaficionados de Cuba (FRC) is once again celebrating the 150th birthday of their national hero Jose Marti. CO0R will be QRV on Aug 9/10. All QSOs will be confirmed via bureau automatically (see DXNL 1328).
DODECANES, SV5, EU-001 Andrea, SV5/IK7YTT, is QRV in SSB on 10-40m from Rhodes from Aug 4-13. QSL via homecall. --- Goran, SV5/SM8C, will activate Kalymnos between Aug 9 and Sep 5. He is working mostly in CW on 10-160m. QSL via bureau.
GERMANY, DL Two German lightships will be activated from Aug 11-17: DF0DA (QSL via DL1WH) onboard the "Laeso Rende" (FED-142) and DL0FFF (QSL via DL2RPS) onboard the "Fehmarnbelt" (FED-141). Both stations will work in SSB and CW mainly on 20m and 40m.
ITALY, I While touring the province Grossetto (I5) from Aug 8-31 Ottavio, IK1PML, and Paul-Joel, I/F2YT, will activate some castles for the Italian Castles Award. They will visit Elba Island (EU-028, IIA LI-001) from Aug 15-31. IA5/F2YT will be QRV in SSB on 7052 and 14252 kHz (CW on request). QSL via F2YT, bureau ok. --- IK8PGM/9, IT9EJE/p, IT9EJW/p, IT9HLN/p and IW9HDS/p are visiting Pietra di Patti (EU-166, IIA ME-030) and Scoglio di Patti (EU-166, IIA ME-038) on Aug 9/10. QSL via IT9EJW, bureau ok. More information is available at http://www.printed.it/patti.html.
MACEDONIA, Z3 To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Ilinden insurrection against the Ottoman Empire following Z3100 special event stations are active throughout the month of August:
Z3100A (Z31A), Z3100B (Z31B), Z3100C (Z32UC), Z3100D (Z32DY), Z3100E (Z32AU), Z3100F (Z33F), Z3100G (Z33A), Z3100I (Z31CZ), Z3100K (Z34M), Z3100M (Z35M), Z3100O (Z36A), Z3100R (Z33AA), Z3100S (Z32ZM), Z3100T (Z31CQ), Z3100W (Z35W), Z3100X (Z32XX), Z3100Z (Z33Z), Z3100IL (Z37M), Z3100KR (Z32BF) and Z3100MK (Z37FAD).
MALDIVE ISLANDS, 8Q7, AS-013 Uwe, DJ9HX, is signing 8Q7HX on 10-40m from the Lhaviyani atoll from Aug 3-16. QSL via DJ9HX, bureau QSLs can be requested via e-mail to email@example.com
MALI, TZ TZ6RD will hit the airwaves with three stations from Aug 12-23. The team consists of Javi, EA5KM (CW), Paco, EA5RD(SSB/Digital), Max, I8NHJ (CW/SSB), Julio, EA5XX (SSB/Digital), Doug, N6TQS (Digital/Sat) and Luis, XE1L. QSL via EA4URE.
MONACO, 3A Christophe, 3A/F8ASY, will be active on 14/21/28/50 MHz from Aug 12-16. QSL via 3A2MD.
NEPAL, 9N Kiyo, JH3PAS, will spend his holidays in Kathmandu from Aug 11-19. He will sign 9N7AS in CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31 mainly on 30m. QSL ONLY direct to JH3PAS, Kiyotaka Ichikawa, IssikiI-Nishi 1-74-3, Hiraoka, Kakogawa, 675-0117 Japan.
NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ6, NA-145 Carlo, PJ6/I4ALU, will be on the air from Saba (NA-145) only in CW on 10-40m from Aug 12-23. QSL via homecall.
NEW ZEALAND, ZL The Otago branch of the New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters is celebrating its 75th anniversary on the air by activating ZM4A during the month of August. QSL via bureau.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P29 Dan, JA1PBV, plans to show up as P29SI from Port Moresby in August. The exact dates are not fixed yet. QSL via JA1PBV.
SARDINIA, IS0, EU-024 Freddy, IZ1EPM, plans to sign II0P from Sardinia from Aug 8-28. He will emphasize 6m/30m in the evening hours and 12/17m in the morning hours.
SCOTLAND, GM Andre, GM3VLB/p, and Alex, GM0DHZ/p, are visiting a few islands of the Inner Hebrides (EU-008, Pabay, Harlosh, Tarner, Mingay, Isay, Ascrib, Rona, Ornsay and Skye) from Aug 5-15. QSLs via homecalls.
SOUTH KOREA, HL Amateurs of the Yonsei University Amateur Radio Research Association will be active as HL0Y/2 from Chawol Island (AS-105) in SSB on 40m and 15m from Aug 8-12. QSL via HL0Y.
SVALBARD, JW JW6VJA (LA6VJA) is working in SSB/CW mainly on 20/17/15m from Aug 8-10. QSL ONLY direct to LA6VJA. You can find more information on his website http://www.qsl.net/jw6vja/.
TUNISIA, 3V F5AEG plans to activate the boyscout station 3V8SQ in Monastir on Aug 9 and 3V8SF from Sfax on Aug 16. QSL via DL1DBF.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5 Matt, VP5/IK2SGC, will be QRV on 6-160m from Aug 10-16. QSL via IK2SGC.
UKRAINE, UT Serge, UT5UIA/p, is activating the lighthouse Rybachy (UKR-027, ULA-038) in CW on 10-40m until Aug 17. QSL via bureau.
USA, W Byron, KF8UN, is visiting Tappan Lake Island in Ohio on Aug 9/10. --- Steve, W3HF/4, will be on Bogue Banks (NA-112) from Aug 10-16. He will work mainly in PSK on 40-15m. You can arrange a sked for a SSB QSO by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. QSL via bureau.
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
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