DX Newsletter 1090
April 6, 1998

DX-NL 1090 - April 6, 1998
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: mikeoerter.dj5av@t-online.de)

translated into English by Bob, DL7VOA
(e-mail: robert@wirtschaft.tu-ilmenau.de)


3D2R - ROTUMA ISLAND 3D2CB/R (Ok1CF) and 3D2WC/R (OK1DWC) are active for about one week starting on Apr 4. The other team members are already on their way back home. QSL via OKDXF.

9M6 - EASTERN MALAYSIA Hans, DF5UG, is momentarily active as 9M6QQ. On April 4 he was announced to be active from AS-051 (Spratly Isl.) using this call. QSL via DF5UG.

A3 - TONGA Paul, A35RK, on OC-169 has now a vertical antenna for 30-80m. QSL ONLY via W7TSQ.

FW - WALLIS / YJ - VANUATU Dick, DJ2EH, is on the air from OC-045 signing FW2EH in CW/SSB/RTTY on 10-160m until Apr 9. His XYL Ann, DL8NBH, was spotted as FW2NBH. Afterwards Dick will be QRV from Vanuatu signing YJ0ADJ for 1 week. QSL via DJ2EH.

H40 - TEMOTU ISLAND Jim, VK9NS, is QRV as H40AB from OC-065 since April 1st. H40AA will be QRV from OC-100 for two more weeks. The H40AA crew has logged some 35.000 QSOs as of April 6. Some of the operators have been replaced by others now. QSL for H40AA via OH2BN. Their homepage is: http://www.iglou.com/n4gn/h40aa/.


3B7 - ST BRANDON Urs, HB9ABO, announces a major DXpedition to St. Brandon (AF-015) for May 6-17. Organized by the USKA clubstation HB9RF the team led by HB9JAI consists of 3B8CF, 4X1DF/A, K5KG, HB9ABO, HB9ADP, HB9AFH, HB9AFI, HB9AHL, HB9AJW, HB9BQI, HB9BQW and HB9BXE. They will be active with four stations simultaneously on all bands in CW, SSB, RTTY and SSTV signing 3B7AZ. Daily logcheck shall be available at: http://www.3b7-brandon.ch/. Donations are welcome via Josef Meier, HB9AJW: e-mail: 100450.540@compuserve.com

5R - MADAGASCAR Ake, SM7CIP (ex YA1AR and T5AR), is QRV as 5R8FU from AF-013 since Feb 5. Length of stay unknown. He is planning to put up directional antennas and a linear. QSL via bureau to SM0DJZ or Jan Hallenberg, Siriusgatan 106, S-19555 Mersta, Sweden.

FT - CROZET, KERGUELEN, AMSTERDAM Rene, FR5HR, began his six week lasting roundtrip with an operation from Kerguelen (AF-048) signing FT5X/FR5HR. It is still not sure whether he will activate all islands or not. The QSL cards for the last activity are still at the printer. If possible QSL via bureau to F5RRH or via Rene Allegre, 56 Rue Leconte de Lisle, F-97411 Bois de Nefle, France.

ST - SUDAN Claus, ST1AP, intends to operate as ST0AP from South Sudan between April and September. He wants to check into the MAR net on 14332kHz around 0745 UTC every day. QSL via DJ6SI.


HK0 - MALPELO ISLAND HK3JJH/0 hit the airwaves for three or four days starting April 4. QSL direct ONLY via his home address Pedro Allina, Box 81119, Bogota D C, Colombia.

V3 - BELIZE Sigi, V31SC (DJ4IJ), and Conny, V31HE (DL1DA), will be QRV from April 10-13.


JT - MONGOLIA / BY - CHINA After his activity as JT1FCO from Mongolia Kerry (VK4MZ) is now QRV from China signing VK4MZ/BY1QH until April 24. QSL via VK4MZ.


GU - GUERNSEY Jean Marc, GU/F5SGI, will be on the air in CW on 10-40m and in SSB on 14260 kHz from April 11-17. QSL via bureau to F5SGI.


DIG (Diploma Interests Group) QSO Party CW:
April 11: 1200 UTC until 1700 UTC on 10, 15, 20m;
April 12: 0700 UTC until 0900 UTC on 80m; 0900 UTC till 1100 UTC on 40m.
Stations to work: all. Exchange: RST, (DIG members: also membership number)
DIG means also: "QSL sure via bureau".

KING of SPAIN Contest: April 11, 1800Z till April 12, 1800Z. Bands: 10-80m. Modes: CW, SSB. Work: Everybody. Exchange: RS(T)+QSO number, EA Stations: RS(T)+province.


DATE           CALL            DXNL

Apr            3A/IKQBT etc    1089
May 6 -May 17  3B7AZ           1090 *
Mar 25-        3B8/DL6UAA      1089
April -        3B8 (F5MUX)     1088
Apr ? -        3B9 (F5MUX)     1088
May            3D2/R (DL7FT)   1088
Apr 4 -Apr 11  3D2CB/R etc     1090 *
Mar 3 -May     4S7BRG          1084
soon           5N (exTT8AM)    1088
Feb 5 -        5R8FU           1090 *
Apr   -Late 99 5V7BM           1089
Apr   -Oct     7X0WW ??        1089
      -Dec 31  9J2AM           1084
Mar 29-May 7   9M6CT           1087
now            9M6QQ           1090 *
Apr 10-May 22  9M8CC           1089

Apr 12-Apr 25? A35FT           1088
Apr   -May     A35VI           1089
now   -Apr 24  VK4MZ/BY1QH     1090 *
Apr 1 -2000    FK (F5PFO)      1089
Mar 25-July    FM5JY           1087
Apr 1 -        FR (F5MUX)      1088
now            FT5X/FR5HR      1090 *
Dec 13-Jun 98  FT5XN           1075
now   -Apr 9   FW2EH  etc      1090 *
Apr 11-Apr 17  GU/F5SGL        1090 *
Apr 1 -Apr 13  H40AA           1087, 1089
Apr 1 -        H40AB           1089
Apr 4 -Apr 8   HK3JJH/0        1090 *
April          HR5/F2JD        1089
Apr 7 -Apr 14  JT1Y            1088
Apr 3 -Apr 9   JW5HE           1088
Mar 10-Apr 10  KH3 (KK5ZX)     1085

      -Apr 22  P49M            1088
Mar 24-Apr 20  S08R etc        1087
Summer 98      S04WW           1089
Apr   -Sep     ST0AP           1090 *
Apr 10-Apr 13  V31SC, V31HE    1090 *
Feb   -Apr     VQ9PH, VQ9JC    1084 
Apr or May     XQ0X            1089
      -Jun     XV7SV           1085
Apr   -mid May XV7SW           1089
Apr 10-Apr 17  YJ0ADJ          1090 *
Apr 2 -Apr 16  ZK2CK           1088
Mar 21-Apr 10  ZK2FT           1088
Apr   -        ZK3FT           1088
Early 1999     ZL9             1081

"NEW": 1090 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   HK0HEU      1843  0417Z via HK0FBF
   VE2RP       1843  0436Z

   3B9CF       3502  0028Z
   5N3CPR      3515  2350Z via SP5CPR, bureau
   6W6JX       3501  0332Z via bureau
   A45XR       3505  2218Z via SP5EXA, bureau
   C6AKE       3795  0246Z via WA4JID
   HF0POL      3504  0054Z via SP3BGD, bureau
   ZL2AGY      3510  0537Z via bureau

   3D2WC       7008  1553Z via OKDXF
   FT5XN       7010  1722Z via F6PEN, bureau
   FW2EH       7005  0636Z via DJ2EH, bureau
   H40AA       7004  1646Z via OH2BN, bureau
   HP1XBI      7062  0536Z via F6AJA, bureau
   DS5USH      7005  1818Z via bureau
   XUXO        7011  2024Z via 7L1MFS

   3D2CB/R    10103  1702Z Rotuma Island; via OKDXF
   5T5AU      10110  1719Z via N2NB
   FT5XN      10124  1607Z via F6PEN, bureau
   H40AB      10102  0614Z via VK9NS, direct
   HL5XF      10109  2026Z via bureau
   ZP5KO      10109  2230Z

   9M6QQ      14260  1447Z Spratly!, via DF5UG
   9U/9X0A    14292  0525Z via DL5WM
   H40AA      14195  1645Z via OH2BN, bureau
   HK3JJH/0   14260  0527Z Malpelo, direct only
   ST2SA      14252  0613Z via DJ9ZB ?
   TI2IDX     14182  2320Z via WA9BXB
   ZK1JD      14260  0704Z via Box 491, Rarotonga, South Cook
   ZK2CK      14195  0710Z via HB9BCK, bureau

   3D2CB/R    18145  0824Z Rotuma; via OKDXF
   FW2EH      18070  2103Z via DJ2EH, bureau
   H40AB      18077  1151Z via VK9NS, direct
   H40AA      18125  1408Z via OH2BN, bureau
   KH6CC      18070  1739Z via Box 436, Paauilo, HI 96776, USA
   NH4/NH6YK  18120  0933Z via bureau
   V63AO      18160  1246Z

   5H3RB      21303  1741Z via LA2DM
   FK8HV      21210  0944Z via VK4FW, also bureau
   H40AA      21295  1254Z via OH2BN, bureau
   VQ9ZZ      21276  1307Z via NS1L
   OX3LG      21260  1425Z via OZ2ELA
   XV7SW      21019  0506Z via SM5MX, bureau

   3D2CB/R    24935  1022Z Rotuma; via OKDXF
   5Z4EO      24955  1742Z via DL0MAR
   A45XR      24905  1500Z via SP5EXA, bureau
   FM5WE      24949  2052Z via CBA
   H40AB      24940  0856Z via VK9NS, direct
   HF0POL     24899  1627Z via SP3BGD, bureau
   ZK2FT      24935  0810Z via DL7FT, direct only

   3B8/DL6UAA 28495  1210Z via bureau, bureau
   D44BC      28469  1721Z via CBA
   EM1LV      28008  1453Z via UR8LV, bureau
   FT5XN      28020  1209Z via F6PEN, bureau
   H40AA      28395  1058Z via OH2BN, bureau
   HK3JJH/0   28460  1729Z Malpelo, direct
   V51HK      28470  1313Z via DL6OBS, bureau
   VR2MM      28408  0815Z via JR3JFZ
   VU2JPS     28460  0858Z via VK9NS, direct


QSL Routes

QSLs arrived via buro: 4U1WRC (4U1ITU), 9K2HN/NLD, 9U5DX (F2VX),C56/DL9GFB, A45XR (SP5EXA), D68KS (DL1DA), JY8WA (DK3GI),LX60RL, KP2/AG8L, UM2M (UM8MBA), ZC4C (OK1RI)

QSLs arrived directly: AP2AP (JA1EZM)

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