DX-NL 1392 July 1, 2004
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
Due to health problems Karlfried, DL1EK, is momentarily not able to publish the DX Newsletter every week. I will help out for a few issues but I have not all sources available which Karlfried has. Please be indulgent with me.
All the best wishes and a speedy recovery to Karlfried, DL1EK!
- 73s de Michael, DJ5AV
AFGHANISTAN, YA Daniel, DL5SE, is signing YA0Y with 100 watts and a groundplane from until September. QSL via DL5SE.
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0 RL3AA, RW6HJV, RN3AZ, UA3DX, UA6CW and RK6CZ are signing RI0IMA from Matykil Island (new IOTA AS-170) from Jun 25 till Jul 5. QSL via UA3DX. --- Dima, RA0LQ, Oleg, RW0LL, and Mike, UA0MF, will be QRV as UE0LLH from the lighthouse LH2159 on Askol'd Island (AS-066) from Jul 2-5 (including the WLH Contest).
CANADA, VE Carl, VE3ZCO, is working as a geologist in the Canadian Arctic signing VY0CQ on 20m (from time to time) between Jun 30 and Aug 25. QSL via VY0CQ, Carl Ozyer, 1086 Dalhousie Dr, London, Ontario, N6K 1M7, Canada. See also his website: http://www.vy0cq.ca --- Nenad, VE3EXY/2, is working from CQ zone 2 from Jun 17-20 and Jul 1-4. From Jun 21-30 he was QRV as VE2/VE3EXY/p from Anticosti Isl. (NA-077) which is NOT situated in CQ zone 2! QSLs via homecall.
CORSICA, TK Serge, TK/F6AUS, is staying on EU-014 from Jun 22 until Jul 23, possibly also on EU-164 during the weekends and also on EU-100 for a few days. When he is not staying on the main island he will be QRV as TK/F6AUS/p. QSLs via homecall. --- OK1FKL, OK1PGS, OK1JFH, OK1TIC and perhaps also OK1MCS are signing TK/OK5DX/p from Cap Corse (JN42QX) between Jun 24 and Jul 5. Emphasis is put on the VHF/UHF Contest but you can find them also on the HF bands (not on 6m). Find more information at: http://www.qsl.net/ok1ofm/
CROATIA, 9A, EU-170 Den, 9A3FO/p, member of the Croatian Telegraphy Club (CTC) will activate Pag Island (CI-082, JN74MK) in CW on 40-12m from Jul 1-10. QSL via bureau or direct to 9A3FO (no eQSL). Check also the homepage of the CTC at: http://www.qsl.net/ctc/
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA1, EU-161 Nick, RA1QQ/1, and Dmitrij, RW1ZZ/p, are expected to show up from several lighthouses and islands in the Barents Sea including Sosnovets (EU-161) during the beginning of July. QSLs via homecalls.
FIJI, 3D2, OC-016 Laurence, KL1X/5 (GM4DMA), is hitting the airwaves 3D2KL from Viti Levu and Vanua Levu (both OC-016) and possibly also from other Fiji islands on HF and 6m between Jun 21 and Jul 9. He is working for an aid agency so there will be only little time spent on the air. See also his homepage at: http://myweb.cableone.net/flow/ --- Christian, EC3ADC (ex-7Q7DX), is signing 3D2EA from Viti Levu (OC-016) on 17/20/40m at the moment. He will stay there at least until Sep 2004. QSL via EB2AYV (PO Box 6208, 48012 Bilbao, Spain).
FRANCE, F The special event station TM0GP is QRV in CW/RTTY/PSK31/SSB on 10-80m to mark the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Magny-Cours from Jun 20 till Jul 4. QSL via bureau to F5KCH.
GREECE, SV During the Olypmic Games Kostas, SV1DPI, will use the special callsign SX2004D between July 1 and Sep 1. QSL via SV1DPI. --- Daniele, SV8/IK0REH/p, is working mostly in CW on 80-10m from Zakynthos Island (EU-052) until Jul 1. QSL via homecall.
ITU HEADQUARTERS GENEVA, 4U/ITU The Ohio DX News writes that Dmitri, N2OW, activated 4U1ITU in RTTY which is very rare! QSL via HB9BOU.
LIBYA, 5A Ali, 5A3A, who was operating at 5A1A until now, has an own callsign now.
LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0 Giovanni, HB0/IZ2DPX/p, and Flavio, HB0/IW2NEF/p, will be QRV from JN47SB on 2m and from JN47TC on 6-20m and 40m on Jul 3-4. QSLs via homecall, direct or via bureau.
MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0, OC-086 Naoyuki, JK1FNL, who was recently active from KH2 is expected to show up from Saipan on 40-6m together with Yutaka, JQ2GYU, and others in the beginning of July.
MOLDAVIA, ER King Stefan the Great of Moldavia died 500 years ago. To mark this special event ER500S is activated between Jun 26 and Jul 4. QSL via bureau to ER1DA or direct to Valery Metaxa, Box 3000, Chisinov, MD 2071, Moldavia.
MONTSERRAT, VP2M, NA-103 Graham, M0AEP, is working especially on 6m signing VP2MDD from Jun 30 until Jul 17. QSL via homecall.
NORWAY, LA, EU-061 Mario, LA/DL5ME, and Gunter, LA/DG3HWO, are activating Tromoy Island in CW/SSB from Jul 1-6. QSLs via homecall, direct preferred but also via bureau.
POLAND, SP 3Z0BLY is QRV on all bands from the warship museum ORP Blyskawica in Gdynia until Jul 31. QSLs via bureau to SP2PMW.
SARDINIA, IM0, EU-041 IM0/IZ5FKK announced to be active from Maddalena Island (EU-041) on HF, 6m and 2m from Jul 5-15.
SAUDI ARABIA, HZ Manfred, DF1IK, who was operating at HZ1AB up to now finally received his own callsign HZ1IK now. His QSL route (via bureau for sure) will be announced later.
SENEGAL, 6W DF7OL is signing 6W8CK in CW/PSK31/RTTY mostly on 20/15m for the next few years.
SRI LANKA, 4S, AS-003 Since Sep 2000 Ron, 4S7RO, was staying in Jamaica and is now returning to Sri Lanka for a few months. Starting on Jun 15 he planned to appear on the bands as 4S7RO again mostly in CW/SSB and also a little PSK31. QSLs for 4S7RO via DJ9ZB, QSLs for 6Y5/4S7RO via G0IAS.
ST CHRISTOPHER AND NEVIS, V4, NA-104 Andrei,NC2N/EW1AR (ex NP3D), will sign NC2N/V44 from Nevis (NA-104) in RTTY/CW/SSB on all bands from Jul 5-12 (including the IARU Contest). QSL via W3HNK.
ST PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP, NA-032 FP/K9OT and FP/KB9LIE will be QRV from NA-032 on 160-6m (50.120 kHz) from Jul 2-12. QSLs via K9OT, via bureau or direct with return postage.
SUDAN, ST Ghis/ON5NT (momentarily staying in A61) states that Michael/PA5M (ex-YI/PA5M, 9U5M) and Dane/S57CQ (ex-YI/S57CQ, YI9T, A52CQ) are working for the UN World Food Programme in Sudan for a few weeks. Michael is signing ST2DX (QSL via PA7FM - direct QSLs to outside EU with 2 US$ or 1 IRC) until July 10. An online log and more information is available at: http://www.pa7fm.nl Dane is signing ST2T with a logperiodic on 30-10m and multiband dipoles for the lowbands (QSL via S57DX) for the next 3 months. --- On June 30 the special event station ST2KSS was QRV on the bands to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Sudanese revolution. QSL via ST2M.
SWEDEN, SM, EU-020 Martin, SM0DTK/1, is staying on Gotland Island (EU-020) between Jun 24 and Aug 22. Skeds can be arranged via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y, SA-009 9Y4/KE9I, 9Y4/AJ9C and 9Y4/N9LAH are expected to show up in SSB/CW and digital modes on 160-6m from Tobago Island (SA-009) from Jul 3-17. QSLs via homecalls.
WESTERN SAMOA, 5W, OC-097 5W0TR (K8AQM) and 5W0DL (K8AA) will be active in CW/RTTY (little SSB) from July 7-21 (including the IARU Contest, possibly as 5W0XX). QSLs via LotW.
QSLs issued at the HAM RADIO fair in Friedrichshafen: 9Y4/DJ8VC (SA-009), DA0BCC, E4/DF3EC, T33C (OC-018, F5CWU), VK9LB (OC-004, DL7AFS), VK9NB (OC-005, DL7AFS).
DATE CALL DXNL NOW -Sep04 3D2EA 1392 * 21Jun-09Ju1 3D2KL 1392 * NOW -31Jul 3Z0BLY 1392 * NOW new 5A3A 1392 * NOW -Mar05 5H3HK 1382 NOW 6W8CK 1392 * 15Jun- 6Y5/4S7RO 1392 * NOW 8J1RL 1391 01Jul-10Jul 9A3FO/p 1392 * NOW -31Dec 9A80ADE 1381 NOW CE9/R1ANF 1391 08May-27Aug EO60FO 1387 02Jul-12Jul FP/K9OT .. 1392 * NOW FT1ZL 1389 03Jul-04Jul HB0/IZ2DPX/p 1392 * NOW -Dec04 HF0QF.. 1386 07May-15Aug HS0ZCW 1386 NOW new HZ1IK 1392 * 01Apr-04Nov II3T 1382 05Jul-15Jul IM0/IZ5FKK 1392 * Early Jul KH0/JK1FNL 1392 * 01Jul-06Jul LA/DL5ME ... 1392 * NOW LU4ZS 1391 NOW -Mar05 LZ1ZA 1386 NOW -31Dec LZ35ZF 1389 NOW -31Dec NL7AU 1381 01Jun-31Dec OE80XRW 1389 01Jun-31Oct OE8XRC/90KK 1389 NOW R1ANF 1391 Early Jul RA1QQ/1 ... 1392 * 25Jun-05Jul RI0IMA 1392 * 15Jun-15Sep RA3XR/0.. 1391 NOW S79DF 1391 NOW -Apr05 S9SS 1390 24Jun-22Aug SM0DTK/p 1392 * 12Jul-23Jul SM6/DL5MO 1392 * 01May-Oct04 SV0XAN/5 1385 Jun -01Jul SV8/IK0REH/p 1392 * 06May-12Aug SX1A.. 1387 01Jul-15Sep SX2004D 1392 * 22Jun-23Jul TK/F6AUS 1392 * 24Jun-05Jul TK/OK5DX/p 1392 * 20Jun-04Jul TM0GP 1392 * 02Jul-05Jul UE0LLH 1392 * 05Jul-12Jul NC2N/V44 1392 * 17Jun-07Jul VE3EXY/2 .. 1392 * 01Jun-06Sep VO2/K2FRD 1389 30Jun-17Jul VP2MDD 1392 * 12May-May05 VP8SGB 1387 06Jun-06Nov VP9/W9AEB 1391 30Jun-25Aug VY0CQ 1392 * NOW -Sep04 YA0Y 1392 * NOW YI9KU 1391 NOW -Nov04 YI9MC 1387 * = new .. = and other calls
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