DX-NL 1375 February 12, 2004
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
ARUBA, P4, SA-036 John, W2GD, will be active from this island mainly on 10m during the daylight hours and on 160m during the night hours from Feb 18-23. QSL via N2MM. --- Andy, AE6Y, will be QRV as P40Y from Feb 15-22. You can find him on 160-10m (also WARC bands) outside of the ARRL DX CW Contest (Feb 21/22) QSL via AE6Y. --- Paolo, I2UIY, and Jacobo, P43P, will sign P40G during the CQ/RJ WW RTTY WPX Contest (Feb 14/15) and the ARRL DX CW Contest (Feb 21/22). QSL via I2EOW, bureau ok.
ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8, AF-003 Glenn, K6NA, will be QRV again as ZD8A from Feb 13-17 and Feb 28 until Mar 2. You can find him mainly in CW on all HF bands (including WARC). QSL via N6CW. --- Jim, N6TJ, will stay on Ascension for ten days starting on Feb 18. He will show up as ZD8Z on all bands and during the ARRL CW DX Contest. QSL via VE3HO.
BAHAMAS, C6, NA-001 Brian, K7RE, Bob, N4BP, and Kevin, K4PG, will stay in Freeport for six days starting on Feb 17. Brian will work on 160m (C6ALK), Bob on 80m (C6AKQ) and Kevin (C6APG) hopes for good 10m conditions. --- Bill, K1CN (C6AMM), and his XYL Laurel, N1EBL (C6AWW), are staying on Habour Island from Feb 6-20. They are working in SSB on 40/20/15/17/12 and 10m, CW only upon request. QSL via K1CN, bureau ok. --- Randy, C6A/W6SJ will work mainly in CW on the WARC bands from Feb 17-21. He will sign C6AWS during the ARRL DX CW Contest. QSL via W6SJ.
BARBADOS, 8P, NA-021 Peter, W0SA, will sign 8P9NX between Feb 11 and Mar 11. QSL only direct to W0SA.
CAMBODIA, XU Hiroo, JA2EZD, will be QRV as XU7AAA between Feb 10 and the end of the month. QSL via PO Box 10003, Vientiane, Laos. Hiroo has an own website at: http://qth.com/dxshack/
CAPE VERDE, D4 Simon, D44/IZ7ATN, is working in SSB only from Feb 7-13. QSL via IZ7ATN.
CEUTA, EA9 Bodo, DL3OCH, is on a DXpedition again staying in Ceuta from Feb 6-17. He also plans to visit Gibraltar. Activities take place on 10-160m.
COSTA RICA, TI TI5N will be activated by Ron, WJ7R, Bob, W7YAQ, Al, K7AR, Jim, KI7Y, and Will, TI2WGO, during the ARRL CW DX Contest. From Feb 17-26 they will sign TI5/.... QSL for TI5N via W3HNK, all others via homecalls.
GREECE, SV SV1CIB, SV3FUO, and SV3BSF will use the special callsign J43BSF during the CQ WPX RTTY Contest (Feb 14/15). QSL via SV1CIB. --- SV1DPI will activate the call SX1A in all contests until June 2004. QSL via SV1DPI.
GREENLAND, OX, NA-018 Allan, OX3KV (OZ8A), puts the special event callsign OX2KAN on the air to celebrate the 175th birthday of the city of Kangaatsiaq until the end of the year. QSL via bureau.
GUADELOUPE, FG, NA-102 Henri, F5DBC, is active from Marie Galante Island (DIFO FG-008) from Feb 6-18. The best chances to work him are on 10104, 14025, 14135 and 18075 kHz between 2200 and 2400 UTC. --- Patrick, FG/F6IRF, will be QRV in CW and RTTY from Feb 14-29. He will sign FG5BG during the ARRL DX CW Contest. QSLs via homecall.
HAWAII, KH6, OC-019 Witek, KH6/SP9MRO, is spending his holidays on Hawaii from Feb 8-17.
IRAQ, YI Ahmed, YI1AGA, shows up on 14250 kHz almost every day around 0700 UTC.
KENYA, 5Z Sigi, DL7DF, will spend his holidays in Kenya signing 5Z4HW in all modes betweeen Feb 17 and Mar 1. 160m, 30m and 6m operation is not allowed. More information can be found on his website: http://www.qsl.net/dl7df/
LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9/LH, OC-004 Babs, DL7AFS, and Lot, DJ7ZG, will make their first stop on Lord Howe from Feb 16-27. The callsigns are not known yet. QSL via DL7AFS. More information is available at: http://www.qsl.net/dl7afs/.
MARTINIQUE, FM, NA-107 Jacques, FM/F5TRC, is active in CW on 10-40m until Mar 5. QSL F5TRC, bureau ok.
MOROKULIEN, SJ/LG Markus, SM4XIH, and Charlie, SM4RGD, are activating this special area between Sweden and Norway as SJ9WL during the CQ/RJ WW RTTY WPX Contest on Feb 14/15. QSL via SM5DJZ.
PERU, OA, SA-074 Jorge, OA4BHY, Pablo, OA4DJW, Sergio, OA4SJ, Hildebrando, OA4BHN, Marcial, OA4DM, and Manuel, OA4AHW, are activating Los Chimus Island (SA-074) for the very first time from Feb 11-16. They are QRV as OC3I in SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK31 on 80-10m. QSL via OA4DJW, bureau ok.
ST EUSTATIUS, PJ5, NA-145 Jim, K1NA, will sign PJ5NA in CW on 160-10m for one month starting on Feb 18. QSL via K1NA.
ST LUCIA, J3, NA-106 Dale, J3/G3VMK, is QRV only in CW on the higher bands from Feb 14-27.
ST MAARTEN, PJ7, NA-105 Bil, W8EB, and his XYL Dorothy,W8DVC, intend to hit the airwaves as PJ7/W8EB in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 on 160-10m between Feb 15 and Mar 21. They will sign PJ7B during the ARRL DX Phone Contest. QSL via W8EB.
ST MARTIN, FS, NA-105 Dave, K3LP, Larry, N7DD, Steve, N3SB, Tyler, K3MM, Jeff, N8II, Clint, W3ARS, and Kam, N3KS, are working as FS/homecall from a house on Paradise Peak from Feb 18-24. They will sign FS5UQ during the upcoming contests if they get not special TO5 call for these occasions.
SVALBARD, JW, EU-026 Rag, LA5HE, will be QRV as JW5HE in CW on the lowbands from Feb 12-18. QSL via LA5HE.
TOKELAU, ZK3, OC-048 Flaviano, I2MOV, Carlo, IK1AOD, and Marcello, IK2DIA, are QRV in CW/SSB from Feb 13-25. QSL via IK2DIA, bureau ok. Check their website at: http://www.qsl.net/i2ysb/
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6 Ghis, ON5NT, is staying in Dubai for two months since Feb 9. He plans to activate A61AJ (50 km away) during his spare time. QSL for A61AJ via K2UO (NA/SA) or via DJ2MX (rest of the world).
URUGUAY, CX, SA-057 San Gabriel Island (SA-057) will be activated on 160-6m from Feb 15-18. A callsign has not been announced in advance. QSL via EA5KB.
WESTERN MALAYSIA, 9M2 Mirek, VK6DXI, is on a business trip from Feb 8-14. He signs 9M8DX/2 mostly in CW on 20m during his spare time. QSL via VK6DXI.
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
DATE CALL DXNL NOW -Dec04 4U1ITU 1371 28Jan-15Feb 4V200YH 1372 17Feb-01Mar 5Z4HW 1375 * 09Jan-08Apr 6W/LX1DA 1370 11Feb-11Mar 8P9NX 1375 * 08Feb-14Feb 9M8DX/2 1375 * 06Feb-02Mar 9Mx/PA0RRS 1374 20Jan-??? 9Q0AR 1374 26Jan-14Feb 9Y4/DJ8OT.. 1372 NOW -31Mar AT0D.. 1373 26Jan-29Feb AY1ZA 1372 08Feb-13Feb C6A/K4PUF.. 1374 17Feb-21Feb C6A/W6SJ 1375 * 17Feb-23Feb C6ALK.. 1375 * 06Feb-20Feb C6AMM 1375 * 08Feb-12Feb CE0/K0HML 1374 NOW -24Feb CE9R 1371 NOW -2004 D2CR 1339 07Feb-13Feb D44/IZ7ATN 1375 * ??Feb-29Feb E3/G3AB.. 1374 06Feb-17Feb EA9/DL3OCH 1375 * 06Feb-18Feb FG/F5DBC 1375 * 14Jan-13Feb FG/F6FXS 1370 14Feb-29Feb FG/F6IRF 1375 * NOW FH/F6AIG 1374 03Feb-24Feb FM/F5FUA.. 1373 NOW -05Mar FM/F5TRC 1375 * 18Feb-24Feb FS5UQ 1375 * NOW -Apr04 H44MS 1373 NOW HA2004EU.. 1374 NOW -Dec04 HF0QF.. 1372 NOW -Feb04 IA0PS 1369 NOW IR0PS 1374 NOW -??? J28XX 1374 14Feb-27Feb J3/G3VMK 1375 * 14Feb-15Feb J43BSF 1375 * 11Feb-25Feb J68AR 1374 11Feb-25Feb J68AS 1374 05Feb-04Mar J73CCM 1374 NOW -Mar04 JR1EEU 1368 12Feb-18Feb JW5HE 1375 * NOW Jun04 JW5RIA 1366 08Feb-17Feb KH6/SP9MRO 1375 * NOW -Mar05 LU3DO/Z 1371 15Nov-28Feb LZ0A 1363 NOW -31Dec LZ35ZF 1374 NOW -Mar03 MM0XAU 1372 15Jan-Apr04 OA7/PA3GFE 1371 11Feb-16Feb OC3I 1375 * NOW -Dec04 OX2KANN 1375 * 18Feb-23Feb P4/W2GD 1375 * 14Feb-15Feb P40G 1375 * 15Feb-22Feb P40Y 1375 * 18Feb-18Mar PJ5NA 1375 * 24Jan-18Feb PJ6/PA0VDV 1372 15Feb-21Mar PJ7/W8EB 1375 * NOW R1ANF 1374 14Feb-15Feb SJ9WL 1375 * NOW -Jun04 SX1A 1375 * NOW -Jul04 TA1/PA4WM 1370 17Feb-26Feb TI5N, TI5.. 1375 * 10Jan-Feb04 V31GW/V31YN 1370 NOW -Feb04 VK0DX 1369 10Feb-29Feb XU7AAA 1375 * 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 YI1AGA 1375 * NOW YI9YMA 1374 NOW -Jul04 YI9ZF 1372 13Feb-17Feb ZD8A 1375 * 18Feb-28Feb ZD8Z 1375 * 13Feb-25Feb ZK3/I2MOV.. 1375 * * = new .. = and other calls
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