DX-NL 1177 - December 13, 1999
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV
(PR: DJ5AV @ OE9XPI.AUT.EU)
English by: Bob, DL7VOA
VK0 - ANTARCTIC MAINLAND Tom, VK0TS, will leave the base by the end of this year. His radio stuff is already in the boxes and he is using the commercial gear from time to time.
VU - ANTARCTIC MAINLAND Mike, R1AND/RW1A, still plans to become QRV from the Indian base "Maitri". But they have only commercial equipment, too.
YB - INDONESIA The special event station YE2K will be active in SSB/CW on 10-80m from Dec 18-23. QSL via bureau to YB2PBX or direct to PO Box 337, Surakarta 57103, Indonesia.
5H - TANZANIA John, IN3GNV, is on the air signing 5H3MG in SSB/RTTY between Dec 10 and Jan 15. QSL via IN3YYQ, Bruno Prospero, Via Roma 76/12, I-39100 Bolzano - BZ, Italy.
PY0F - FERNANDO de NORONHA Iwao, PY7FT, and Nori, JA1WSK, will be QRV as PY0FT from SA-003 from Dec 21-28. Nori will operate in RTTY/PSK31 on 14084/21084/28084 kHz and Iwao in SSB and SSTV. QSLs via JA1ELY.
VP9 - BERMUDA ISLAND Mark, AA1AC/VP9, is QRV from Paget Parish on NA-005 operating in CW/ SSB on 10-40m from Dec 16-20. QSL via AA1AC. --- Gene, W2FXA/VP9, announced to be QRV in SSB/CW on 10-40m from the Devonshire Parish on NA-005 from Dec 27 until Jan 4. QSL via W2FXA.
XE - MEXICO Neil, XE1/G0JHC, and Lee, XE1/G0ULN, will be active on 6-80m between Dec 22 and Jan 10. QSLs via homecalls.
8Q7 - MALDIVES Carlo, I4ALU, will sign 8Q7BX in CW only on 10-40m from Dhiggiri Isl (AS-013) between Dec 26 and Jan 3. QSL via I4ALU, Carlo Amorati, Via Battistelli 10, I-40122 Bologna - BO, Italy.
9N - NEPAL Charlie, K4VUD, is QRV as 9N7UD (typo in DXNL 1176). QSL via K4VUD. --- Since September Lawrence, W8NRB, is on the air as 9N7RB in SSB on 10-20m. QSL via W8 bureau.
HS - THAILAND Hans, OH2EA, will spend the next three months in South East Asia and could become QRV from Thailand.
XU - CAMBODIA Mauro, IN3QBR, and Fabri, IN3ZNR, are expected to hit the airwaves on all amateur bands signing XU7AAZ and XU7AAY in SSB/CW/RTTY from Dec 24 until Jan 3. They will participate also in the ARRL Round-up. QSL via IN3ZNR,Fabrizio Vedovelli, Via Gramsci 27, 38100 Trento(TN), Italy.
XV - VIETNAM Mal, VK6LC, is working in the South China Sea area for the next four months and expects to be QRV on the islands of ConSon and Cu Lao Thu during his free days. He rather likes real QSOs "the old style" than the DXpedition operating style.
XX9 - MACAO Moto, JK2PNY/XX9TSS, is QRV in SSB/CW on 6-40m signing XX9SAR from Dec 15-26. Other stations from Macao are also activating this call to "celebrate" the handover of Macao to China. Please ask for the exact QSL route during the QSO! Moto confirms his XX9SAR QSOs automatically via bureau. His direct address is Moto Kawatsu, 17-15-205 Nishisugamo 3, Tokyo, 170-0001 Japan.
SV - GREECE Olda, SV/OK1YM, from Athens is now QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY for at least one year. QSL via OK-DX-Foundation, Box 73, Bradlec 293 06, Czech Republic. Olda's homepage: http://www.qsl.net/ok1ym/ OKDXF homepage: http://www.okdxf.cz
DATE CALL DXNL Dec 1 -Jan 5 3F1AC etc 1174 Dec 5 -Jan 4 3W6KM 1175 Nov -Dec 24 4S7FEG 1173 Dec 10-Jan 15 5H3MG 1177 * Dec 13-Dec 20 5T5U 1176 Dec 26-Jan 3 8Q7BX 1177 * NOW -2002 9G5ZW 1176 NOW -Dec 18 9M6CT 1172 Dec 6 -Jan 4 9N7DU 1176 since Sep 9N7RB 1177 * NOW -mid Dec 9X3/RE3A 1174 CANCELLED CO (CO6ZG) 1176 NOW FM5DN etc 1176 Jan -Dec 20 FT5ZJ 1128 NOW -2000 HK3JBR 1128, 1144 Dec -Jan HR5/F2JD 1176 Dec -Feb/2000 HS (OH2EA) 1177 * Oct 23-Dec 31 HS72A 1171 NOW -Jun/2000 JD1BKR 1169 Sep 22-Jan 10 KH4/W4ZYV 1174 NOW LU2XT 1174 Nov LZ0A 1173 NOW OD/F5SQM 1168 Dec 4 -Jan 5 OT... 1176 Dec -Apr/2000 P49MR 1175 Dec 21-Dec 28 PY0FT 1177 * NOW -Jan/2000 PZ5DX 1160 Nov 18-? R1ANB etc 1175 NOW -Dec/2000 SV/OK1YM 1177 * Dec 6 -Dec 28 TY (FK8VHU) 1176 NOW TY1PH 1173 NOW TZ6YV 1174 Oct 30-Apr 1 V31JP 1171 NOW -Jan/2001 VK0LD 1170, 1176 -Dec/99 VK0TS 1177 * NOW -Feb/2000 VP8NJS 1174 Dec 16-Dec 20 AA1AC/VP9 1177 * Dec 27-Jan 4 W2FXA/VP9 1177 * Nov -May/2000 VQ9 (W3PO) 1176 Sep 29-Jan/2000 VQ9DX 1177 * Dec 13-Jan 17 VU2BMS 1175 Dec 22-Jan 10 XE1/G0JHC.. 1177 * Dec 24-Jan 3 XU7AAZ,XU7AAY 1177 * Jan/00-Feb 4 XU7AKM ? 1175 Dec -Mar/2000 XV (VK6LC) 1177 * 1 week in Dec ? XW (K4VUD) 1176 Sep -Dec 31 XW2A 1165 Dec 15-Dec 26 XX9SAR 1177 * Dec 18-Dec 23 YE2K 1177 * Dec 6 -Jan 12 YS1/HB9KNA 1176 Oct 29-May/2000 ZF2NT 1171 "NEW": 1177 *
160m JW5NM 1830 0029Z via LA5NM, bureau JY9QJ 1824 1939Z via DL5MBY, bureau OD5/OK1MU 1822 2248Z via OKDXF P49V 1831 0313Z via AI6V, bureau VK6HD 1821 2020Z via bureau VP5/KB4IRS 1835 0305Z via bureau 80m 6W6JX 3503 0618Z also via bureau BV2RS 3797 1616Z via bureau 40m A61AO 7054 1809Z via N1DG, bureau BV2RS 7045 1845Z via bureau HJ1RRL 7020 0539Z via bureau HK0VGJ 7007 0416Z via CBA JT1KAA 7008 2100Z via bureau TI4CF 7045 0533Z via N6TR, also bureau XE1NVX 7088 0724Z via EA5XX, bureau 30m 3B8/F6HMJ 10105 0218Z via bureau HC1MD/HC7 10109 0108Z via K8LJG, bureau J8OK 10104 2110Z via OKDXF P49T 10107 0233Z via W3BTX, bureau V26X 10106 0030Z via K8CX VQ9QM 10108 1615Z via W4QM, bureau 20m FO5JV 14121 1552Z via Box 3080, Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia FT5ZJ 14288 1639Z via F2YT, bureau R1ANB/A 14160 1629Z RU1ZC, direct VK0LD 14150 1021Z 17m ET3VSC 18157 1446Z via bureau FM/K2PF 18070 1135Z via K2PF, bureau FS/W2QM 18075 1651Z via bureau 15m E4/G3WQU 21006 1452Z via bureau JD1BIA 21270 0836Z via CBA VQ9PH 21255 1055Z via W2JDK ZD9BV 21275 0703Z via W4FRAU, bureau 12m 3B8/F6HMJ 24892 1258Z via bureau 4S7FEG 24893 1135Z via DL7FER, bureau EP3HR 24940 1352Z via I2MQP, bureau HK0OEP 24950 1619Z via CBA J8OK 24940 1616Z via OKDXF P49T 24899 1636Z via W3BTX, bureau ZF2AH 24895 1534Z via W6VNR, bureau 10m 9N7UD 28495 1023Z via K4VUD 9Y4SF 28482 1551Z via WA4JTK, direct A61AS 28485 1049Z via YO3FRI, bureau C6A/K2PS 28083 1720Z via K2PS E21EIC 28617 1139Z via CBA FK8GM 28489 0825Z via WB2RAJ, also bureau FM5FJ 28402 1151Z via KU9C, bureau JT1DA 28024 1023Z see DXNL 1144 P40V 28001 1357Z via AI6V, bureau PZ5JR 28031 1155Z via K3BYV, direct T88JA 28011 0753Z via JA6BSM, bureau TI1Z 28472 1227Z V26X 28732 1656Z via K8CX KN4UG/VP5 28482 1508Z via bureau XE1L 28492 1749Z via WA3HUP, bureau YS1/HB9KNA 28440 1441Z via HB9KNA, bureau ZF2AR 28306 1623Z via N6KI
Several PTT ministries around the world found the year 2000 is a good reason for a special event callsign:
2K Every British station may append .../2K to his call during Jan 2000. BT2000 (Dec 25-Jan 2, Qushan Island, AS-137) via bureau or direct to: No. 39 Room 502, Zao Zhuang Road, Shanghai 200135, China. N5T (Op Frank, N5VT, Jan 1-15) special QSL via N5VT P2000K via P29B see also DXNL 1175 TO2OOO (Tango Oscar 2 Oscar Oscar Oscar) Op Phil, ON4LCE, NA-102, from Dec 20-Jan 3, perhaps also from Les Saintes (NA-114) via ON4LCE VR2K is the millenium call of the Hong Kong Amateur Radio DX Association until Jan 31 (http://www.qsl.net/vr2dxa/), from Mar 1-31 and again between May 1 and Jul 31. QSL via VR2XRW. W1K millenium call of the Old Barney Amateur Radio Club (Dec 19-Jan 2) via N2OO, Bob Schenck, Box 345, Tuckerton, NJ 08087, USA. WY2OOO Carolina and Roswell DX-Association during January. QSL via K4MQG. YM21TA Op Nilay Mine (XYL), TA3YJ, and Berkin (OM),TA3J, are QRV from Izmir and YM21TA/p from Turgutalp on Mount Manisa-Spylious (1000m asl) between Dec 21, 2121 UTC and Jan 21, 2000, 2121 UTC. QSLs via bureau or TA3YJ, Nilay Mine Aydogmus, Box 876, 35214 Izmir, Turkey. e-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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QSLs arrived buro: FG5BG (N6RT), FM/I4ALU, FT5XN (F6IHY), HH2/DL1DA,J6/KI6T, KH0/AF4IN, KP2/WD4JNS, PJ8/KG8XV (JH1ROJ),S79AG (SM0AGD), S79ZG (DL7AFS).
QSLs arrived direct: 4J4K (TA2ZV), A35SO (DJ4SO), A45XR (schnell), TY1RY, CY9CWI (VE2CWI), FO0EEN (LA1EE), FY5GS (F6FNU), HC8N (N5KO), ZD88A (N6CW), ZF2CU (W5CU).
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