DX-NL 1393 July 8, 2004
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0, EU-002 OH0/DC7VS, OH0/DC7ER and OH0/DL7NJ will be QRV in SSB/CW/SSTV/PSK31 during their holidays from July 10-24. QSLs via homecalls.
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA9, AS-109 UA9JRN, UA9JPB, RW9JT and RX3BP will depart for their four day trip to the island Obskoj Guby on July 12/13. They will be QRV as homecalls/mm on their way and hope to hit the airwaves for 3-4 days on July 16.
CROATIA, 9A, EU-016 Gianfranco, 9A/I6GFX, is going to Hvar Island (EU-016, IOCA CI-028) from Jul 5-10 and for one day to the lighthouse (WLH-1056, ARLHS CRO-135) on Scedro Island (EU-016, IOCA CI-127). QSL via I6GFX, direct or bureau. More information and logs: http://www.gianfrancogervasi.it/search.html
CROATIA, 9A, EU-110 Alessandro, 9A/IK4ALM, and Sergio, 9A/IZ4BBF, will be QRV in SSB from the Brijuni Islands (EU-110) from Jul 6-9. QSL via homecall.
CROATIA, 9A and YUGOSLAVIA, YU6 Franz, 9A/DL3PS, and Zik, 9A/VE3ZIK (4N1DX), were announced to be QRV on 10-40m plus 6m from Bilice (JN73) for Jul 4-31. Besides the IARU Contest they also plan to activate YT6A for one weekend. All QSLs via DL3PS, direct or via bureau.
EL SALVADOR, YS Rick, N1RL/YS, is working for a support team. He will be QRV mostly in CW on 20 or 17m during his spare time until July 11 if he conditions are suitable. He is also interested in FM satellite operations and the new echo satellites.
FIJI, 3D2, OC-016 Norm, W1BYH, was announced to become active as 3D2BY from Viti Levu in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK on 40-10m from July 5-14. QSL via e-QSL or W1BYH.
HONDURAS, HR Mark, HR1/W4CK, will be QRV again from Tegucigalpa in CW and on the WARC bands from July 8-15.
JAPAN, 8N in the IARU HF Championship All QSOs with the Japanese 8N HQ stations in this contest will be confirmed automatically via bureau:
8N1HQ 20m SSB, 15m CW Kimitsu City/Chiba 8N1HQ 160m CW, 80m SSB, 20m CW Sakaigawa Village/Yamanashi 8N3HQ 40m CW, 15m SSB Nara City/Nara 8N4HQ 80m CW, 40m SSB, 10m CW Okayama City/Okayama 8N0HQ 10m SSB Kajikawa Village/Niigata
MARKET REEF, OJ0 and ALAND ISLANDS, OH0 The just finished activity of OH0S and OJ0J will be confirmed from Aland with special OH0 stamps by: OH0RJ, Lars Nikko, Matrosgatan 5L, 22100 Mariehamn, Aland Islands, Finland.
MARKET REEF, OJ0 Starting on July 8 Seppo, OH1VR/OJ0VR, will activate OJ0U together with OH2KI/Jorma, OJ0RJ/Lasse, KX7M/Denny, W6NV/Oliver and DL8YHR/Frank on VHF during the IARU HF Championship.
PERU, OA Bonnie, OA9/KQ6XA, is said to be active from the Andes with 20 watts powered by a solar panel between Jul 2 and Aug 25. She is not calling CQ but listens on: 18157.5 kHz (1630+2230 UTC), 18157.5 kHz USB + 18158.2 kHz CW (0030 UTC), 7087.5 kHz LSB+7087.0 kHz CW (0100 UTC). QSY for CW to 18095.0 kHz; perhaps also 21437.5 kHz USB and 10117.5 kHz CW. QSL via KQ6XA - eQSL.
POLAND, SP1, EU-132 Rolf, SP1/DL6ZFG/p plans to show up from Wolin Island (SZ-02/SPIA SZ-03) in SSB on 20m from Jul 9-11. He also plans a short activation of Karsibor Island (EU-132, SPIA SZ-03). QSL via homecall, direct or buro.
ROMANIA, YO YR500S will be another special event station in Suceava to remember King Stefan the Great of Moldavia who died 500 years ago (like ER500S - see DXNL 1392). QSL via YO8ER.
SAN ANDRES, HK0/sa, NA-132, NA-133 NA-132 (Bajo Nuevo and Serranilla Bank Cays) and NA-133 (Serrana Bank and Roncador Cays) were activated on 14260 kHz by HK3JJH/0A (NA-132) and HK3JJH/0B (NA-133) from Jul 4-6. Pedro is guest onboard a Colombian naval ship and has to follow its schedule. QSL ONLY direct to HK3JJH.
ST. MAARTEN, PJ5 Mario, K2ZD, and Jim, K4BI, are QRV as PJ7M especially on 6m Sporadic E until July 12. QSL via K2ZD.
SWEDEN, SM, EU-045 Thomas, SM6/DL5MO, will become QRV from Orust Island on 40/30/20m during his holidays from Jul 12-23. QSL via homecall. His website with online logs are available at: http://www.dl5mo.de
TOBAGO, 9Y, SA-009 The team announced in DXNL 1392 will participate in the IARU Contest as 9Y4ZC, QSL via AJ9C, else via homecall. Please enclose an SASE with sufficient return postage if you want a direct QSL.
TURKEY, TA4 Tom, TA4/DL2OBO, is staying in Alanya working with an IC706 and wire antennas in CW and perhaps also PSK especially on the WARC bands from Jul 4-11. QSL via bureau.
URUGUAY, CX1 The station CX1AA of the Radio Club Uruguayo (RCU) will take part in the IARU Contest (July 10/11) on all bands. QSL via Box 37, 11000 Montevideo, Uruguay or via bureau.
USA, NU1 During the IARU Contest NU1AW, the ARRL HQ station, will be active in CW/SSB on 160-10m from the stations of K2LE and W2AX in Southern Vermont/VT. Check also their website: http://reallybig/obo/
VENEZUELA, YV, SA-090 The Association of Radioamateurs of Venezuela and the Caracas DX Group will activate Chimana Island (Grid FK70) in CW/SSB/RTTY on HF and in FM on VHF during the Venezuelan Navy Day 2004 from July 14-18. Their callsign will be YW6C. QSL via W4SO (mail drop). QSLs will be sent from Venezuela so please do NOT enclose US stamps.
The QSLs of CT9P and CT9X will be printed after their operation. The QSL manager for both stations is Kim Larson, daughter of N3SL, via N3SL's CBA. QSLs direct with SASE or SAE and IRC/USD. Bureau QSLs will be sent only four times a year. As soon as N3SL has the logs available he will upload them to the LotW.
QSLs arrived direct: 3B9C (AF-017, FSDXA), EK3GM + ZA/UT7DW (DK6CW, quick), IH9YMC (AF-018), PJ2/K8ND (quick), PJ2S (SA-006, G0CKP)
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
DATE CALL DXNL 05Jul-14Jul 3D2BY 1393 * NOW -Sep04 3D2EA 1392 21Jun-09Ju1 3D2KL 1392 NOW -31Jul 3Z0BLY 1392 NOW 5A3A 1392 NOW -Mar05 5H3HK 1382 07Jul-21Jul 5W0TR,DL,XX 1392 NOW 6W8CK 1392 15Jun- 4S7RO 1392 NOW 8J1RL 1391 01Jul-10Jul 9A3FO/p 1392 NOW -31Dec 9A80ADE 1381 04Jul-31Jul 9A/DL3PS .. 1393 * 05Jul-10Jul 9A/I6GFX 1393 * 06Jul-09Jul 9A/IK4ALM.. 1393 * 03Jul-17Jul 9Y4/KE9I .. 1392, 1393 * NOW CE9/R1ANF 1391 10Jul-11Jul CX1AA 1393 * 08May-27Aug EO60FO 1387 02Jul-12Jul FP/K9OT .. 1392 NOW FT1ZL 1389 NOW -Dec04 HF0QF.. 1386 04Jul-06Jul HK3JJH/0A.. 1393 * 08Jul-15Jul HR1/W4CK 1393 * 07May-15Aug HS0ZCW 1386 NOW HZ1IK 1392 01Apr-04Nov II3T 1382 05Jul-15Jul IM0/IZ5FKK 1392 Early Jul KH0/JK1FNL 1392 NOW LU4ZS 1391 NOW -Mar05 LZ1ZA 1386 NOW -31Dec LZ35ZF 1389 NOW -31Dec NL7AU 1381 02Jul-25Aug OA9/KQ6XA 1393 * 01Jun-31Dec OE80XRW 1389 01Jun-31Oct OE8XRC/90KK 1389 10Jul-24Jul OH0/DC7VS.. 1393 * 08Jul- OJ0U 1393 * NOW -12Jul PJ7M 1393 * NOW R1ANF 1391 Early Jul RA1QQ/1 ... 1392 15Jun-15Sep RA3XR/0.. 1391 NOW S79DF 1391 NOW -Apr05 S9SS 1390 24Jun-22Aug SM0DTK/p 1392 12Jul-23Jul SM6/DL5MO 1393 * 09Jul-11Jul SP1/DL6ZFG 1393 * NOW -10Jul ST2DX 1392 -Sep04 ST2T 1392 01May-Oct04 SV0XAN/5 1385 Jun -01Jul SV8/IK0REH/p1392 06May-12Aug SX1A.. 1387 01Jul-15Sep SX2004D 1392 04Jul-11Jul TA4/DL2OBO 1393 * 22Jun-23Jul TK/F6AUS 1392 16Jul-20Jul UA9JRN/p .. 1393 * 05Jul-12Jul NC2N/V44 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 Jul 2004 YR500S 1393 * NOW -11Jul N1RL/YS 1393 * 14Jul-18Jul YW6C 1393 * * = new .. = and other calls
Martin Brandeaux, KE6PZH/FO5GJ, also known as the Academy Award winner Marlon Brando died in Los Angeles at the age of 80 years on July 1.
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