DX-NL 1373 January 29, 2004
DX News Letter
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DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
ANTARCTICA, VP8/A, AN-016 Michele, KC4/IK7JGQ, is active from "Baia Terra Nova" until January 31. You can catch him on 14185 kHz after his sked with Luigi, IK8OZZ, from 1830-1915 UTC. More information can be found on the homepage: http://www.italiantartide.it/default.asp --- Jim, VQ9JC (WB9IHH), is now working on McMurdo Base until April or May. He can answer the QSL requests only after his return back home.
CAMBODIA, XU Peter, NO2R, will stay in Sihanoukville from Feb 2-8. He intends to work mainly on 160m. --- Dick, N6FF, is momentarily active as XU7ACB. He intends to be QRV on 80m and 160m one or more nights.
INDIA, VU AT0D and AT0DJQ are he possible special callsigns of Ram, VU3DJQ, which he will use until March 31. He plans to join a few of the upcoming contests on his favourite band 20m. QSL via EA7FTR.
MARTINIQUE, FM, NA-107 Morton, FS5UQ (W1UQ), and Fabrice, F5FUA, are staying in the French Caribbean from Feb 3-24. They will be QRV with 100 watts and wires signing FM/.... on 80/40/20/15/10m every day from 1100-1300 and 2200-2400 UTC. Fabrice prefers QSL via bureau.
MEXICO, XE, NA-166 XF1K will be the call of Hector, XE2K, and a few friends visiting an island in the Sonora State South Group (NA-166) from Feb 5-9. This IOTA is one of the most wanted in North America. Expect them to be active with three 100 watt stations in SSB/CW on 80-10m, perhaps also on 160m, for about 18-24 hours a day. QSL via N6AWD.
SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4, OC-047 Bernhard, DL2GAC, is hitting the airwaves as H44MS from Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, until the end of April. Due to transportation problems it is not very likely that he will visit other island groups. QSL via DL2GAC.
SRI LANKA, 4S A group of the Lufthansa Amateur Radio Club will be active in SSB/CW on all bands from Feb 3-8. Depending on the antenna situation they will also try to work on 160m. The operators are Frank, DJ3FK, Rudi, DK7PE, Bernd, DK7TF, and Karl, DL4FP.
SWAZILAND, 3DA A group of HAMs is signing 3DA0DX on all bands from the vicinity of Mbabane, capital of Swaziland, until Jan 31. QSL via ZS5WI.'
QSL direct: 3B8/PA0VHA, 3B9FR, 4K6CD, 4S7VK, 4W1SW, 5U7B, 6K2CLF/4 (AS-085), 6Y9A, 7Q7PS, 8P6KY, C49A, CE0Y/SP9EVP, CE0Y/SP9PT, EC6TV/N, ER0/DL6MHG, F/ON5MF/p (EU-058), FK8HN, FO/DL1IAN (OC-152), FO/DL3GA (OC-152), FO/I1SNW (OC-264), FO/IT9EJW (OC-264), FO/IT9YRE (OC-264), FS/N5GI, HC1/NP3D, HK3CQ, KK2H/KH2, IK8PGM/9 (EU-166; IIA ME-038), IT9EJE/p (EU-166; IIA ME-038), IT9EJW/p (EU-166; IIA ME-038), IT9FCC/p (EU-166; IIA ME-038), IT9HLN/p (EU-166: IIA ME-038), J37VG, J49RW, JY8YB, KH5/KH7U, OH0NL, OX3NUK, PZ5A, PZ5CQ, PZ5UE, R1PQ, S79NS (AF-024), T88VC, TA0/F5SNY (AS-098), TA1FA, TA2IJ, TG0AA, TL8CK, TU2MA, V31FG, VK4GL/p (OC-265), VP5/WA4PGM, VP9I, WH0L, XU7ACT, XZ7A, YJ0AMY (OC-110), YJ0ATU (OC-110), YW5M (SA-015), YW6P (SA-090)
QSL via bureau: 3C5XA, 5Z4DZ, 9L1AB, FO/I2YSB, S0RASD, Z32XX
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
DATE CALL DXNL NOW -31Jan 3DA0DX 1373 * NOW -Dec04 4U1ITU 1371 28Jan-15Feb 4V200YH 1372 09Jan-08Apr 6W/LX1DA 1370 20Jan-??? 9Q0AR 1371 26Jan-14Feb 9Y4/DJ8OT.. 1372 20Jan-04Feb A35RE 1371 NOW -31Mar AT0D.. 1373 * 26Jan-29Feb AY1ZA 1372 16Jan-30Jan C56/G0VUH 1371 NOW -24Feb CE9R 1371 05Feb-09Feb CF1K 1372* NOW -2004 D2CR 1339 NOW -Jan04 DP1POL 1370 14Jan-13Feb FG/F6FXS 1370 03Feb-24Feb FM/F5FUA.. 1373 * 17Jan-31Jan G4RCG/HI9 1371 NOW -Apr04 H44MS 1373 * NOW -Dec04 HF0QF.. 1372 NOW -Feb04 IA0PS 1369 29Jan-06Feb J3/AA1M.. 1372 NOW -Mar04 JR1EEU 1368 NOW Jun04 JW5RIA 1366 NOW -31Jan KC4/IK7JGQ 1373 * 17Jan-31Jan KI7VR/HI9 1371 NOW KP2/K2ZZ 1372 NOW -Mar05 LU3DO/Z 1371 15Nov-28Feb LZ0A 1363 NOW -Mar03 MM0XAU 1372 15Jan-Apr04 OA7/PA3GFE 1371 24Jan-18Feb PJ6/PA0VDV 1372 27Jan-02Feb T88AQ 1372 NOW -Jul04 TA1/PA4WM 1370 16Jan-30Jan TJ1GA 1372 10Jan-Feb04 V31GW/V31YN 1370 NOW -Feb04 VK0DX 1369 NOW VP8CMH/mm 1371 20Jan-??? VP8SGK 1371 NOW -31Jan XT2OP 1372 NOW XU7ACB 1373 * NOW -Sep04 XU7ACI 1357 NOW -Jun04 XU7ACW 1351 01Sep-Mar04 YA/JA1PBV 1355 NOW -Aug04 YA1R 1356 NOW -May04 YA8G 1370 NOW YI9DAZ 1372 NOW -Jul04 YI9ZF 1372 * = new .. = and other calls
DID YOU KNOW... ?
... that following DXCC entities were NOT activated during 2003: 1A0, 1S, 3B6, 3D2/C, 3Y (Bouvet), 3Y (Peter I), 5A, 7O, 9X, BS, C21, CE0/X, CY0, D6, E3, FK/C, FO/C, FR/G, FR/T, FT/W, FT/X, FT/Z, HK0/M, JX, KH1, KH5K, KH7 (Kure), KP1, KP5, P5 (P5/4L4FN), R1FJL, R1M, T33, VK0 (Heard), VK9/M, VK9W, VP8 (SG), VP8 (Sw), VU4, VU7, XF4, YV0, ZL7, ZL9, ZS8
F5VHH travelled with the Rallye Paris-Dakar 2004 and hit the airwaves as: 3V/F5VHH, 5A/F5VHH, 5T/F5VHH, CN/F5VHH, TZ/F5VHH and XT/F5VHH. Since these countries usually do not issue callsigns of this kind the ARRL is now discussing the problem whether the QSLs are countable for the DXCC award or not. The ARRL is still waiting for documents of 2002 and 2003 to make a final decision.
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