DX-NL 1192 - April 3, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV
(PR: DJ5AV @ OE9XPI.AUT.EU)
English by: Bob, DL7VOA
4W6 - EAST TIMOR Bernie McClenny's activity as 4W/W3UR ended on Apr 2. 4W/N5KO is now on the air especially in CW since Apr 3. QSL also via OH2BN.
FK0 - CHESTERFIELD ISLANDS The TX0DX activity finished earlier than announced on Mar 25 shortly after 0000 UTC since bad weather made landing operations on the reef very risky and could potentially cause the group to be stuck on the reef. The online log search will be operational in one week, since some of the QSOs were logged on paper as the result of two computers succumbing to the elements. No QSO data was lost; every made QSO is safely in the hands of the group.
FK - FRENCH NEW CALEDONIA Due to bad weather FK8KAB/p will be on the air from OC-058 for two days not earlier than April 8.
V6 - MICRONESIA Bruce, KD6WW, will be QRV as V63VL from Chuuk Island (OC-011) from Apr 7-10 and from Pohnpei (OC-010) from Apr 10-14. Operation will take place mostly in CW and perhaps some RTTY during his morning and evening hours. Bureau QSLs may be requested online by sending an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
V7 - MARSHALL ISLANDS Vacationist Bruce, KD6WW, is QRV from Majuro (OC-029) mostly in CW during the morning and evening hours of Apr 4-6. QSL route see above
ZS - REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA Bowing to the nasty weather conditions the ZS31ER activity from Elephant Rock (AF-085) started on r and shall last till April 9. QSL via bureau to ZS1FJ. Check also: http://www.qsl.net/zs5ham/
CE - CHILE Luis, CA8VOW, is QRV from Tierra del Fuego (SA-008) from Apr 6-13. His licence is valid only for 10m so look for him on 28.438 kHz from 1300-1500 UTC. QSL to Luis Calisto, Box 889, Punta Arenas, Chile.
KG4 - GUANTANAMO BAY Vance, N5VL/KG4VL, had no chance to fly down there in March. Therefore his trip to "Gitmo" will take place on Apr 14-19. He manages also the QSLs for UW5I.
PJ2 - NETHERLAND ANTILLES Albert, PJ4/HB9BCK, will be active from Bonaire (SA-006) operating in CW/SSB/RTTY on 80-6m from Apr 9-22. QSL via bureau to HB9BCK.
9M2 - WESTERN MALAYSIA Richard, PA0RRS, shall be QRV as 9M2/PA0RRS for three weeks starting on Apr 6.
A5 - BHUTAN Like announced earlier in DXNL 1174 Bhutan changed their telecommunications laws to allow amateur radio again. An international team of 9V1YC, JA3IG, JA3USA, JF1IST, K3VN, K4UEE, N0MJ, N1DG, OH2BU, ON4WW, RA3AUU, UA3AB, W0GJ and W3WL was invited by the Bhutani telecommunications ministry to re-introduce amateur radio from May 1-12, 2000. Three CW, three SSB and a RTTY station will operate 24 hours a day.
BY - CHINA Jari, OH2BVE, will stay in Beijing for the next two years and plans activities from BY1DX and other clubstations. He intends to listen especially for OH and Europe on 21325kHz every sunday from 0800 UTC. He will confirm all QSOs automatically via bureau. Direct mail to: Jukka Klemola, Aarontie 5, 31400 Somero, Finland (maildrop only!).
HS - THAILAND Two or three stations will hit the airwaves as E29DX from Koh Nu from April 7-16. They have a special permission to operate also on 160m and 80m (1.834-1.850 kHz, 3.524-3.526 kHz and 3.534-3.536 kHz) but NOT for the WARC bands. They will put their emphasis with max. 100 watts output on 10/15/20/40m in CW/SSB/RTTY to provide as many first time ever contacts as possible. QSL via HS0GBI, PO Box 1090, Kasetsart, Bangkok 10903, Thailand. Their homepage is: http://www.qsl.net/tg1996/
JX - JAN MAYEN Per, LA7DFA, will be active as JX7DFA from EU-022 for six or twelve months starting on Apr 7. Operation will take place mostly in CW but also some SSB, digital modes, SSTV and PSK 31 on 160-10m/6m/2m. QSL via LA7DFA, Per-Einar Dahlen, Royskattveien 4, N-7670 Inderoy, Norway
DIG QSO PARTY CW: Apr 8, 1200Z-1700Z on 10/15/20m; Apr 9, 0700Z-0900Z on 80m Work: Everybody. Exchange: RST, members also their DIG number. DIG members confirm their QSOs "sure via bureau".
DATE CALL DXNL NOW 3W2SO 1189 Apr 1 -Apr 23 4S7NZG 1191 Mar 18-Mar 31 4X/DL8ABO/p 1190 NOW 4W6 (several) 1190, 1191 Apr 6 -Apr 12 5V7MN 1189 1999 -Apr/2000 9G5ZW 1176, 1191 Apr 1 -Apr 6 9G (Gs) 1191 End Mar/Early Apr 9N7RN 1186 Apr 6 -Apr 27 9M2/PA0RRS 1192 * May 1 -May 12 A5 (big team) 1192 * Apr 5 -Apr 12 BQ9P 1191 2000 - 2001 BY1DX etc 1192 * March -April C21JH etc 1188 Apr 6 -Apr 13 CA8VOW 1192 * Mar 17-Apr 8 OH2MXS/CE0Z 1189 Apr 3 -Apr 10 CU8/DF5WA etc 1190 Apr 1 -Apr 7 DU1KGJ/DU4 1191 Apr 7 -Apr 16 E29DX 1192 * SOON EM1KY 1185 Feb 26-Aug/2000 FH/TU5AX 1185 Apr 8 -Apr 10 FK8KAB/p 1192 * NOW FO0CLA 1191 NOW -Apr 12 FO0HWU 1191 Nov/99-Oct/2000 FT5WI 1191 Jan 7 - ??? FW5ZL 1191 NOW H44MS 1191 Mar 28-Apr 9 H44PT 1191 Apr 1 -Apr 12 ? PA3GIO/HC8 1190 NOW -Jun/2000 JD1BKR 1169 NOW -Aug/2000 JW9FJA 1181 Apr 7 -Oct JX7DFA 1192 * NOW -Aug/2000 JY9NE 1190 Apr 14-Apr 19 KG4VL 1192 * NOW P29DX 1182 Dec -Apr/2000 P49MR 1175 Apr 9 -Apr 22 PJ4/HB9BCK 1192 * NOW -April PY2ZDX 1185 Apr 3 -Apr 6 TU (DF8AN) 1189 Apr 7-Apr 10 V63VL 1192 * Apr 4-Apr 6 V7 (KD6WW) 1192 * NOW -Dec/2000 VK0MM 1176, 1178-1184, 1191 Mar 5 -Apr 4 VK1AHS 1189 Mar 25-Apr 1 VP2V/AA7X 1190 Jan 20-End of May VP6BR 1180, 1183, 1190-91 Nov -May VQ9PO 1176, 1186 Mar 27-Apr 11 XT (F5JRY) 1191 Feb 13-May 5 XW2A 1185, 1187 Mar 2 -End of Mar YB3ASQ ? 1187 NOW -Late 2001 YI9OM 1186 Mar 22-Mar 29 YM3LZ 1190 Oct 29-May/2000 ZF2NT 1171 Apr 1 -Apr 8 ZS31ER 1191, 1192 * Jun/99-Apr/2000 ZS8D 1191 "NEW": 1192 *
160m FG5FR 1833 0409Z see DXNL 1186 NP4A 1831 0347Z via W3HNK, also bureau VP5/W5AO 1826 0219Z via OKDXA, bureau YK1AO 1829 0327Z via CBA 80m A41LZ 3790 0213Z via bureau CE0Z/OH3JF 3507 0532Z via bureau HK0VGJ 3514 0420Z direct HP1XVH 3795 0429Z via N0JT, bureau VP5/K5TT 3508 0359Z via bureau VP6BR 3799 0410Z via OH2BR, bureau 40m 7X2RO 7071 2314Z via OM3CGN, bureau 9E1C 7050 0023Z via IV3OWC CE0ZR 7045 0727Z via OH2BOZ FR5FD 7001 0101Z via F5LBM, bureau FY5KE 7002 2309Z HI1HI 7002 0448Z via K3WG TI4CF 7043 0358Z via W3HNK, also bureau TT8JA 7003 0434Z via F5RWE V31JP 7056 0318Z via KA9WON, bureau 30m 3B8MM 10105 2226Z via DL6UAA, bureau FM/F5JOT 10117 0321Z via F5JOT, bureau J79KS 10103 2354Z via DL1DA, bureau S79MX 10106 0237Z via HB9MX, bureau TZ/DF8AN 10104 0032Z via bureau V31JZ 10103 0513Z via NN7A, bureau ZF2LC 10104 0004Z via W2SM, bureau 20m 4W/W3UR 14195 2051Z via OH2BN FO0HWU 14002 0704Z via F6HWU, bureau VK0MM 14150 1154Z see DXNL 1180, QRX ! 17m E4/G3WQU 18069 1614Z via bureau JD1FGO 18077 0555Z TX0DX 18145 1319Z via OH2BN VP6BR 18074 0647Z via OH2BR, bureau XW2A 18072 0947Z via G4ZVJ, bureau 15m 4W6GH 21250 1401Z via CT1EGH, direct FW5ZL 21235 0946Z via Box 2, 98600 Matautu, Wallis+Futuna, France P29VR 21232 1109Z via W7LFA, bureau ZK1HCU 21024 0649Z via DL9HCU 12m 3B8MM 24894 1352Z via DL6UAA, bureau A35MQ 24947 0815Z via DL8NBE, bureau CE0ZR 24945 1955Z via OH2BOZ FK8VHM 21033 1059Z via F5TLP, bureau FR5FD 24903 1540Z via F5LBM, bureau PA3GIO/HC8 24395 1809Z via bureau YS1RR 24945 1446Z via DJ9ZB, bureau 10m 4W6EB 28495 1710Z via CT1EEB, bureau 9E1C 28024 1245Z via IV3OWC 9G5MD 28460 1417Z via G3OCA, bureau 9U5D 28536 1139Z via SM0BFJ, direct! AH6TM 28464 0558Z via bureau FM/F5LGQ 28020 1904Z via F5JOT, bureau FO5QS 28400 0803Z see DXNL 1161 FY5KE 28011 1757Z H44PT 28433 0900Z via G8BCG KH0EN 28490 0801Z TA4/DL7CM 28014 0753Z via bureau
The logs of FO0AAA (Clipperton) are now online at: http://www.qsl.net/clipperton2000/
Fred Laun, K3ZO (HS0ZAR), states that all Thai hams with an HF licence are listed at: http://www.qsl.net/rast/text/Hscalls.html (including QSL route). Most of the 175.000 Thai licensees are only allowed to work on 2m FM.
QSLs arrived bureau: 7Z5OO (W1AF direct), AH0AY (JA1MXY), D99ARDF (HL0HQ), EA8/DL7IO (DL7VRO), FG/N6RT (N6RT), FW5XX (ON4QM), FR5VZ, GD0VKS (DL3FCP), H40MS+H44MS (DL2GAC), HL0IHQ/2, HL50CG, HU4U (EA4URE), J6/IN3ZNR, JD1BIA,JW9OI (LA9OI), K2L (WB2YQH), KH0/JI2IXA,T31K+T31T (SM6CAS),TA4/DH6MBW, T77M, T88LJ (JM1LJS), T94DO (DJ2MX),TK/DJ3XG/p (EU014), UA9XMC, UN7/DL4BBU, VP2MCM (DL7NFK), VP5/W9VA,VP5/KM9D, DL1YAF/VP9
QSLs arrived direct: 3A2LF, 5H3RK, 5U7X (DJ6SI), FR5AB, DS4CNB, P43T (P43E), VU2HFR, TT8LJ (JH8DEH), V47KD (K2SB), VK9RS (I1HYW), VK9LY (JA3IG - 11 days), VP2E (N5AU)
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