DX-NL 1382 April 8, 2004
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
ARGENTINA, LU Patrick, WD9EWK/VA7EWK, plans to be QRV from Tierra del Fuego (SA-008) for about six days from Apr 14-24. He will be active as LU/WD9EWK in SSB/CW, perhaps also in RTTY and PSK31. QSL via WD9EWK, bureau ok. More information is available on his website: lu.wd9ewk.net. --- Osmar, LU8DWR, Carlos, LU7DSY, Carlos, LU4ETN, Gabriel, LU8EBJ,Hugo, LW9EVA, Dario, LU4DRH, Walter, LU5DRV, Gabriel, LW9EAG, and Emanuel, LU9ESD, will activate Wood Island (SA-021) for the first time from Apr 9-11. They will work in all modes on all bands (incl. WARC) as ...../D (D stands for the province Buenos Aires). QSL via LU7DSY.
AUSTRALIA, VK, OC-228 Baudin Rocks, also known as Godfrey Island, in the IOTA group OC-228 is on the air from Apr 8-12 to remember the 200th anniversary of the death of Captain Nicolas Baudin, the French surveyor of the Australian coast. A permission to visit the island was issued to Peter, VK3QI, Keith, VK3FT, Jack, VK3WWW, and Tony, VK3TZ. They are working as VI5BR in CW/SSB on the usual IOTA frequencies with emphasis put on CW on 30m/40m and SSB on 20/17/15m. QSL via VK3QI, bureau ok.
CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7, OC-038 Franz, DK1II (ZL2III), and Dominik, DL5EBE, intend to hit the airwaves mainly in CW and SSB from Apr 7-14. For 160/80m they will use an antenna fixed to a kite. Listen for ZL2III/7 or ZL7/DL5EBE and perhaps thy will also get a special call. QSL via DL5EBE.
CROATIA, 9A Harald, 9A/DH9KR (CW), and Harald, 9A/DG3KL (SSB), are QRV from Apr 7-17. QSL via bureau.
DENMARK, OZ, EU-171 Ela, DL1TM (ex DL3YMK), and Torsten, DJ4MG (ex DH3YMG), will be QRV from Vendsyssel (EU-171) in SSB on 80/40/20/15m and in PSK31 on 20m. QSLs via homecalls.
FRANCE, F, EU-048 Jean-Marc, F5SGI, will be QRV as TM6ILE from Groix (EU-048, DIFM AT-012) from Apr 11-18. He will work only in CW on 80-10m. QSL via F5SGI.
GUADELOUPE, FG, NA-102 Antonio, FG/IK8SUT, and Maurizio, FG/IK8YTN, hit the bands from Apr 8-20. QSLs via homecalls, bureau ok.
ISRAEL, 4X Les, K2LS, is staying in Ramat Bet Shemesh from Apr 9-24. Starting on Apr 14 he will be active as 4X/K2LS mainly in CW on 10-80m.
ITALY, I The special event station II3T is on the air between Apr 1 and Nov 4. To celebrate the handover of Trieste to Italy 50 years ago all radio amateurs in this province are allowed to use the prefix IO3 instead of IV3.
JAPAN, JA, AS-079 Yoshiro, JA1AMP/6, is staying on Miyako Island (AS-079) from Apr 9-11. He is QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31/MFSK16 on 6-40m. QSLs via homecall.
MALDIVES, 8Q, AS-013 Pierre, HB9QQ, will be QRV as 8Q7QQ from Velighoo on the North Atoll from Apr 13-27. His main operation bands will be in CW on 10/18/24 MHz. QSL via homecall.
MARTINIQUE, FM, NA-107 Koh, JA1ADT, Taka, JA7AGO, and Aki, JA7ZP, are attending the Caribbean Hamboree. They are signing FM/... in all modes on 80-10m from Apr 9-14. QSLs via homecalls. Their next stop will be Antigua.
MICRONESIA, V6 Rolf, DK2ZF, is signing V63ZF from Apr 9-17. He prefers to work in CW on 40/30/20m but there is also a small chance for 80/160m.
NEPAL, 9N Jim, W4PRO, is QRV as 9N7PRO on 10/15/20/40/80m from Kathmandu from Apr 10-13. QSL via W4PRO. More information can be found on his website: www.qsl.net/n8ch/w4pro/. On Apr 14 he will leave for Tibet without amateur radio!
NEW ZEALAND, ZL Nigel, ZL2TX, is using the special event callsign ZL6FF on 3510, 3545, 7028, 10118 and 14043 kHz until Apr 16.
SOMALIA, T5 Sam, VK2BVS, is going to Somalia on Apr 15. The length of his stay is unknown yet. Some DX publications write that Sam is known for sending no QSLs, like 6O0A (2003) and H40 a few years ago.
SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS, VP8/SO, AN-008 Mike, GM0HCQ, is momentarily QRV as VP8CMH/mm. His ship is now expected to arrive at Signy Base on Apr 10-12. There is the slight possibility that Mike will hit the airwaves in SSB as VP8SIG for a short time. His next stop will be Bird Island (South Georgia) from where he may become active as VP8SGK.
TANZANIA, 5H JE3MAS (ex 5H1HK) will stay in Tanzania for the next year. He will work as 5H3HK with only 100 watts.
UKRAINE, UR UT9FJ, UT0FT, UR5FEL, UX5HY, UR5FEO, UT2FA and UX0FY will change their prefixes to EN60 from Apr 3-17. QSLs via homecalls.
QSL direct: 3W22S, 4L4AJ, 4V200YH, 5N0HVC, 6D9X, 7X2ARA, 9A2YM, 9H4DX,9M2DW, 9Y4/DL1HCM, C93FF, CM2IZ, CP1FF, DU9RG, EW3EW, F5CW,FM5FJ,FT5ZB, HC1AJQ, HI3NR, HI8RV (NA-096), HS0ZDJ, HV4NAC, J45JLN, J6DX, KG4WW, LU5EGN, LU5FF, MJ/DL1EK, N2TK/NP2, N6FF, N7OU/HI9, OX/SM0LQB, OZ8ABE, OZ9Y, PJ7/AH8DX, PY4OM, RI9C, SV5FRT, T30M, TI2PZ, TI5/WJ7R, TM6X, TT8XZ, UA9MA, UR6QA, V25CH, VO2AAA, VP5K, VP5/K7BV, VQ9CJ, VU2PHD, W7LR, W8UVZ, XE2KIR, XF1K (NA-166), XU7AAA, YL2GB, YO2RR, ZF2BC, ZK3MW (DJ7RJ), ZY5X
QSL bureau: AH0B (JA2VUP), CE8SFG, FP5BU, HH6/DM2AYO, JT1FDI (K4YT), LX1EA, L65W (LU7DW), OR6AA, OY/DK4ARL/p (EU-018), OZ/DL3BQA (EU-088), OZ/G0GRC (EU-171, G0RCI), PJ5/K3RGD (NA145, WA2NHA), PR7QI, PT2ZAW (OK1FWQ), PY1BZ, PY1OTO, PY8AZT, RL1C (RV1CC), RL12N (RA1ABC), RZ3BY/0 (UA3DX), S07U (JA1UT), S79LC (I5JZP), SV1BRL/8, SV1BYI, SV5/DL8KWS, SV5/SM2EKM, SW2B (SV2BFL), SW8L, SV9/OH4FR, T2T, T88FS (JH6RTO), T97M (K2PF), TA2/UT5SI, TA2RC/0 (AS-159)
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new QSL manager
DATE CALL DXNL 16Mar-12Apr 3B9C 1379 NOW -Dec04 4U1ITU 1371 09Apr-24Apr 4X/K2LS 1382 * 04Apr-18Apr 5H3/SM1TDE 1381 NOW -Mar05 5H3HK 1382 * 25Mar-10Apr 5W0KE/5W0SS 1380 09Jan-08Apr 6W/LX1DA 1370 13Apr-27Apr 8Q7QQ 1382 * 07Apr-17Apr 9A/DH9KR.. 1382 * NOW -31Dec 9A80ADE 1381 01Mar-31Apr 9A80Z 1377 10Apr-13Apr 9N7PRO 1382 * 15Mar-12Apr A35DJ.. 1379 07Apr-11Apr CU2/CT1EGW 1381 NOW -2004 D2CR 1339 NOW -May04 D2U, D2DB 1380 08Apr-20Apr FG/IK8SUT.. 1382 * 09Apr-14Apr FM/JA1ADT.. 1382 * NOW -Apr04 H44MS 1373 01Apr-08Apr HB0/HA5AUC 1381 NOW -Dec04 HF0QF.. 1372 NOW -14May HR5/F2JD 1380 01Apr-04Nov II3T 1382 * NOW -2007 J28FB 1381 09Apr-11Apr JA1APM/6 1382 * 04Apr-10Apr JW/F8DVD 1381 NOW Jun04 JW5RIA 1366 NOW -01Jun K2ZR/2 1381 25Mar-10Apr KH8/DL1VKE..1380 14Apr-24Apr LU/WD9EWK 1382 * 09Apr-11Apr LU8DWR/D.. 1382 * NOW -31Dec LZ35ZF 1374 NOW -31Dec NL7AU 1381 15Jan-Apr04 OA7/PA3GFE 1371 NOW -Dec04 OX2KANN 1375 10Apr-22Apr OZ/DL1TM.. 1382 * NOW -31Dec SC0AG.. 1381 NOW -15Jun SV8/KE2SP 1380 04Apr-16Apr T33C 1380 09Apr-11Apr TJ/F6BUM 1381 11Apr-18Apr TM6ILE 1382 * 03Apr-18Apr TO7HAM 1381 07apr-24Apr V31RG 1381 NOW -15Apr V51/DL5XL 1376 09Apr-17Apr V63ZF 1382 * 08Apr-12Apr VI5BR 1382 * 31Mar-09Apr VK9LU 1380 10Apr-12Apr VP8SIG 1382 * NOW -31Dec WL7CPA 1380 NOW -May04 YA8G 1370 NOW YI3Q 1381 NOW -Jul04 YI9GS 1378 NOW -Jan05 YI9MD 1381 NOW -Jan05 YI9RVT 1377 NOW -Jul04 YI9ZF 1372 NOW -May05 YU8/IN3IZT 1378 07Apr-14Apr ZL2III/7.. 1382 * NOW -16Apr ZL6FF 1382 * 07Apr-30Apr ZS8MI 1381 * = new .. = and other calls
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