DX-NL 1360 October 9, 2003
DX News Letter
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DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
AZORES, CU, EU-003 A ham radio group of the German Lufthansa is QRV as CU2L from the Azores island Sao Miguel from Oct 9-12. The team consisting of DL1FDS, DK7TF, DG5FCN, DL4FP and DK7PE is working in CW/SSB/PSK31 on 80-6m (probably also on 160m). QSL via DL4FP.
BONAIRE ISLAND, PJ4, SA-006 Chris, PJ4/DL5NAM, Uwe, PJ4/DL9NDS, and Klaus, PJ4/DL7NFK, will be active in CW/SSB/RTTY on 6-80m from Oct 16-26. QSLs via homecalls. They also plan to participate in the WWDX SSB Contest with a contest call not yet known. Find more information at: http://www.dxpeditions.dl9nds.de QSL via DL9NDS.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9/X, OC-002 Gwen, VK3DYL, is signing VK9XYL from Oct 13-27.
COCOS-KEELING ISLANDS, VK9/C, OC-003 Gerd, DJ5IW, Hartmut, DM5TI, Tom, DL2RMC, and Andy, DL8LAS, are signing VK9CD in all modes on all bands from Oct 11-23. They have a website as well at: http://www.qsl.net/vk9xt/
CUBA, CO, NA-015 The Federacion de Radioaficionados de Cuba (FRC) is celebrating the 150th birthday of their national hero Jose Marti for the last time this year. CO0I is hitting the airwaves on Oct 11/12. All QSOs will be answered via bureau automatically. See also DXNL 1328.
INDONESIA, YB, OC-075 The special event station YE32OB is QRV from Batam Island (OC-075) on Oct 10-12. They are operating in SSB/CW/digital modes on 10/15/20m and you will get a souvenir for QSOs on three different bands or modes. QSL via IZ8CCW, unfortunately only direct!
KENYA, 5Z Mirko, 5Z4/DJ1AA, is spending his holidays in Nairobi and operates with 100 watts and wire antennas on 10-80m from Oct 3-23. He applied for a "real" 5Z4 call a long time ago and now hopes to get one in Nairobi. QSLs via DJ1AA, bureau ok.
KERMADEC ISLANDS, ZL8, OC-039 Jacky, F2CW/ZL3CW, is on his way to Raoul Island. Jacky is working there for the Department of Conservation (DOC) so don't expect him to be active around the clock. He plans to sign ZM8CW for ten days starting on Oct 11. QSL via ZL1AMO.
LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0 Pierre, HB0/HB9QQ, is once again QRV for a few days starting on Oct 12. The length of his stay is depending on the weather (snow) because he will operate mainly on 160m with a dipole in a height of 2200m a.s.l., 23m above the ground. QSL via HB9QQ.
MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0, OC-086 Ryosei, KH0C (JA2KCT), KH2VL/KH0, KH0/JL3TOG, WH0J, WH0L and WH0M will be QRV with three stations simultaneously in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31/SSTV on 6-80m (perhaps also 160m) from Saipan (OC-086) from Oct 17-19. Up to date information and an online logbook can be found on their homepage: http://idou.net/kh0/
NIUE ISLAND, ZK2, OC-040 Anci, JA2ZL, will hit the airwaves as ZK2ZY from Oct 18-24. He will work with 100 watts in SSB/CW/RTTY on 80-12m. QSL via homecall, bureau ok. His next stop will be Samoa. You can find more information online at: http://www4.ocn.ne.jp/~ja2zl/
PRATAS ISLAND, BQ9P, AS-110 BV3BW, BV3FG, BV4FH, DL3DXX, DK7YY, JI6KVR, N2OO, OE1WHC, UA3VCS and ZL4PO are activating Pratas Island as BQ9P in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 on 6-160m from Oct 9-16. QSL via KU9C. More information can be found on their website: http://www3.ocn.ne.jp/~iota/newpage64.htm
SCOTLAND, GM Leo, W3LEO, will be QRV again as MM0LEO from Portpatrick in the south-west between Oct 13 and Nov 15. He will work with a vertical on 20/17/ 15/12/10m and with a dipole on 40m. QSL via W3LEO.
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1/s, OC-013 Henrik, OZ6TL, is visiting Rarotonga (OC-013) from Oct 11 until Nov 6. He is signing ZK1TLA in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 during his spare time.
SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, VP8/ss, AN-010 Lee, DS4CNB, is signing D88S from the South Korean research base "King You-Jong" on King George Island (AN-010) until Nov 30. He is working in CW only on 40/30/20/17/15/12/10m. QSL via DS4CNB.
SRI LANKA, 4S, AS-003 Franz, DL9GFB, and Joachim, DL9MS, will sign 4S7FBG and 4S7JWG from Bentoto between Oct 14 and Nov 4. They will be active in CW/SSB/RTTY/ PSK31 on 160-6m. They hold the licenses in their hands already. They will use the callsign 4S7WAG in the WAG and also the WWDX SSB Contest. QSL for 4S7FBG and 4S7WAG via DL9GFB, 4S7JWG via DL9MS.
THAILAND, HS Members of the Chumporn Amateur Radio Society (HS8AC) plan to conduct amateur radio in the public during the 160th Long Boat Race of Langsuan on Oct 11/12. HS1NGR, HS8LR, HS8FZ, HS8JJ, HS8BA, E20HHK, HS0EHF,HS0XNO and E21EIC will be QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31/SSTV on 10/15/20/40m (perhaps also on 80/160m) from the station of HS8AC/p. QSL via E21EIC.
UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS, 4U/UN Pedro, HK3JJH, is staying in New York for the next weeks. He will activate the clubstation 4U1UN from Oct 8-16.
USA, W, NA-062 Mark, KG8DP, and the "Rusty Zipper HF and DX Contest Club" will sign NA8KD from the Florida Keys (NA-062) from Oct 14-19. First they will put up a fixed station on Grassy Key. Mark will then drive to Key West operating mobile. QSL via KG8DP. You can find both stations on the usual SSB IOTA QRGs on 40m and above.
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
DATE CALL DXNL 07Oct-12Oct 4M9YY 1359 14Oct-04Nov 4S7FBG 1360 * 08Oct-16Oct 4U1UN 1360 * NOW -Sep04 4W3CW 1357 24Sep-13Dec 5B4AHJ 1357 NOW -2004 5X1CW 1339 03Oct-23Oct 5Z4/DJ1AA 1360 * 14Sep-15Oct 7Q7WW 1356 06Oct-11Oct A61AD 1359 09Oct-16Oct BQ9P 1360 * NOW -2006 BU2/JJ1TBB 1339 NOW -Dec03 C91Z 1356 11Oct-12Oct CO0I 1360 * 09Oct-12Oct CU2L 1360 * NOW -2004 D2CR 1339 05Oct-10Oct DJ7JB 1359 NOW -30Nov DS4CNB 1360 * 02Oct-14Oct EA8/DH5JG 1359 23Sep-09Oct FG/EA2RU.. 1357 12Oct-??Oct HB0/HB9QQ 1360 * NOW -31Dec HE2DIG 1337 01Oct-31Dec HF650O 1359 01Oct-31Oct HF8JP 1359 NOW HS0ZEE 1358 11Oct-12Oct HS8AC/p 1360 * 05Oct-11Oct IG9L 1359 01Jul-30Oct IR8DX 1347 NOW -Dec03 JM6DZB/JD1 1324 17Oct-19Oct KH0C.. 1360 * 08Oct-14Oct KL7FBI 1359 13Oct-15Nov MM0LEO 1360 * 14Oct-19Oct NA8KD 1360 * 04Oct-12Oct NP2SH 1359 05Oct-13Oct OH0JWH 1359 02Oct-09Oct PA3CUZ 1359 16Oct-26Oct PJ4DL5NAM.. 1360 * 04Oct-17Oct S79NS 1359 01Oct-31Oct SR25JP 1359 03Oct-17Oct TA4/HB9DSP 1359 NOW -31Dec UE0JWA 1351 08Oct-15Oct V63ZT 1359 01Jul-03Dec VI8NT 1346 28Sep-16Oct VK4SRW 1358 11Oct-23Oct VK9CD 1360 * 04Oct-11Oct VK9XW.. 1359 13Oct-27Oct VK9XYL 1360 * NOW -Sep04 XU7ACI 1357 NOW -Jun04 XU7ACW 1351 NOW XV3C 1359 30Sep-17Oct XY7A 1358 01Sep-Mar04 YA/JA1PBV 1355 NOW -Aug04 YA1R 1356 10Oct-12Oct YE32OB 1360 * NOW -15Oct YI/S57CQ 1358 11Oct-06Nov ZK1TLA 1360 * 18Oct-24Oct ZK2ZY 1360 * 11Oct-20Oct ZM8CW 1360 * * = new .. = and other calls
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