DX-NL 1280 February 7, 2002
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
ABROLHOS ARCHIPELAGO, PY0, SA-019 Brasilian radio amateurs will sign PY0AI in CW/SSB on 10-80m from Feb 16-22. QSL via PT2GTI.
ANTARCTICA, VP8 Chris, N3SIG, is operating as ZL5CP from "Scott Base" on the Ross Ice Shelf. QSL via AI3D.
BAHAMAS, C6, NA-080 Gary, KI6T, will be QRV as C6AGS in SSB/CW on 40-10m from Feb 12-17. He also plans to participate in the ARRL DX Contest. --- Bill, K1CN, will take part in the ARRL CW and SSB DX Contests signing C6AWW from Harbour Island. He plans to stay from Feb 15 until March 1. QSL via K1CN.
BIOCO ISLAND, 3C, AF-010 Mirek will have some problems to obtain official documents to legalize his activity as 3C5/SP1NY on Jan 26/27 for the DXCC award. He will be in the capital to negotiate with the local government for five days starting Feb 5.
BRAC, 9A, EU-016 Ivan, ZS6IL, plans to become active in SSB, RTTY and PSK31 between Feb 10 and the beginning of March.
COSTA RICA, TI John, TI8/K8OCL, will be QRV in SSB on 10-40m from Feb 11-15. He is using solar and hydroelectrical energy.
GUADELOUPE, FG, NA-102 Girts, FG/YL2KL, will work mainly in CW on 160-10m from Feb 13-20. He will sign FG5BG or FG/YL8M during the ARRL CW Contest. QSL via YL2KL.
ISLE OF MAN, GD, EU-116 Diemo, DL4LQM, Wolfgang, DL4WG, Thomas, DL5LYN, Ulf, DL5AXX, and Frank, DL8WAA, are visiting the Isle of Man from Feb 11-18. They will work mainly in CW and will also take part in the ARRL DX CW Contest to defend their first place result in the DX multi-op/unlimited trx category of last year.
KWAJALEIN, V7, OC-028 Jim, W7UG, will sign V73UG on the WARC bands from Feb 9-17. You can find him also in several contests. QSL via W7UG.
MALAWI, 7Q Harry, G0JUM, will hit the airwaves as 7Q7HB around Feb 17. We don't know yet how long he will stay there. QSL via G0IAS.
NAMIBIA, V5 DL2SL and SP6IXF are travelling to Farm Heimat/Namibia on Feb 14. They plan to be active as V51/SP6IXF and V51/DL2SL on 6-160m (including WARC bands) until Mar 8.
NICARAGUA, YN Hans, DL7CM, Mike, DL2OE, and Dietmar, DL3DXX, will be QRV as YN/homecall in CW/SSB/RTTY on 6-160m between Feb 15 and Mar 5. You can find more information on their website http://www.qsl.net/dl7cm/.
NORTH KOREA, P5 P5/4L4FN has been spotted on 21225 kHz (10-20 kHz up) several times. Nothing is known about a written permission. QSL via KK5DO. MM0BJA states that only one QSO will be confirmed with a QSL card. By this it should be useless to make another QSO on another band thus giving a bigger number of individual amateurs a chance to work North Korea!
ROTA ISLAND, KH0, OC-086 Yuji, KH0/JA5ROH, and Take, KH0/JA5AUC, are planning a visit to this island from Feb 9-11. Expect their activity in CW and SSB on 6-160m. QSL ok via bureau.
PALAU, T8, OC-009 Derek, G3KHZ, Maurizio, IZ1CRR, and Nando, IT9YRE, are staying on Koror since Feb 6. Depending on the weather situation they intend to become QRV as T88SI with three stations from Sonsorol Island in the South Palau Group from Feb 8-10. Afterwards Derek plans to activate Koror again as T88DC until Feb 20.
SAIPAN, KH0, OC-086 Nob, KH0/JM1LRQ, will be active in CW/SSB on 160-6m from Feb 14-18. He will spend most of the time in SSB on the WARC bands. QSL via bureau.
SEYCHELLES, S7, AF-024 Karesz, HA8EU, is on the air as S79EU from Mahe Island (AF-024) working in CW and SSB on 40-10m until Feb 18. QSL via HA2NM.
SOUTH GEORGIA, VP8/sg, AN-007 VP8GEO is active in CW/SSB/RTTY on 160-10m most likely only until this weekend. QSL via VE3GCO.
US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2, NA-106 Norm, KP2/K8NI, and John, KP2/W8LBY, are mostly QRV in PSK31 on the WARC bands until Feb 13. QSL via homecalls.
WESTERN KIRIBATI, T32, OC-024 VK3DK is active from Christmas Island signing T32IR on the HF bands from Feb 3-17. QSL via VK3DK.
WESTERN SAHARA, S0 Six members of the International Amateur Radio Volunteers (IARV) are staying in Western Sahara from Feb 11-17. They expect to get a licence bearing the call S07CRS and/or S07U. Besides working mainly in CW they also intend to operate in RTTY. QSL via JA1UT.
QSL direct: 4W/CU3FT, 5H1X (AF-063), 5H1X/2, 9A99P (EU-090), 9U5D,A2/JA1OEM, AH2K/KH0, BI4FAS, C6A/W9AU, C98DC (AF-066, DL7AFC), CT3/DK1BT, CU2AA, E29AL (AS-101), EA6/SP4AOQ, EA8/DJ1OJ, EI9KLH, EP3SHM, FG/K6LA, FP5AC, HB0/HA4DX/p, JT1BV, KG4DX, KH6/KF6GYM,KL5E,KL7Y, LX1DA, LZ1JY, MJ/K8PT, P29NB (OC-034), PJ2/G0HFX, S79LE, SV3AQE, T32Z (OC-024), T77GO/p, TE8AA, TG/DL3GA, TU2DP, TY0CDX, UA9CBO, V73OD, V73UX, V8JA (OC-088), VK9CQ, VK9KNE (SP9PT),VK9LO,VP2EMH, VQ9RW, VY1JA, WP4F, XT2DX, XU7ABW (AS-133), XV9SW, XX9SC, YB1A, YN4SU, ZK1AWG, ZK1TUG, ZS6EZ, ZV0SB (SA-014)
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
DATE CALL DXNL NOW -Apr 9 3W2XK 1273 Feb 5 -Feb 27 5H/IK2GZU 1279 Feb 3 -Feb 18 5U 1278 Feb 17-??? 7Q7HB 1280 * Feb 10-Mar 9A/ZS6IL 1280 * NOW -Sep/2002 9L1BTB 1268 Nov 15-Mar/2002 9U5D 1268 Feb 12-Feb 17 C6AGS 1280 * Feb 15-Mar 1 C6AWW 1280 * Jan 22-Feb 14 CT3FN 1275 May 31-Jun 30 DT0FWC .. 1275 NOW -Mar/2002 EP3PTT 1278 Feb 13-Feb 20 FG/YL2KL 1280 * Feb 1 -Feb 16 HC1MD 1278 NOW -2002 HF0POL 1271 NOW -Feb 28 HG80ST 1277 Jan 1 -May 30 HL17FWC 1275 Jan 31-Feb 25 J37BO 1279 Feb 1 -Feb 17 J7/DL6FBR .. 1279 Feb 2 -Mar 4 J73CCM 1278 NOW -Apr/2002 JX7DFA 1266 Feb 8 -Feb 11 K8YU/KH2 1279 NOW -Mar/2002 KC4/N3SIG 1267 Feb 7 -Feb 10 KH0/JA6BTO .. 1279 Feb 9 -Feb 11 KH0/JA5ROH 1280 * Feb 14-Feb 18 KH0/JM1LRQ 1280 * NOW -Feb 13 KP2/K8NI .. 1280 * Feb 11-Feb 18 MD/DL4WG .. 1280 * Feb 5 -Feb 11 OZ/DL3BQA .. 1279 NOW -Apr/2002 P43MR 1274 NOW -2002 P5/4L4FN 1270, 1271 Mar 5 -??? P5/YT1AD .. 1276 Feb 16-Feb 22 PY0AI 1280 * Feb 11-Feb 17 S07CRS 1280 * NOW -Feb 18 S79EU 1280 * Feb 4 -Feb 11 S9LA 1279 Feb 3 -Feb 17 T32IR 1280 * Feb 6 -Feb 20 T88DC 1280 * Feb 9 -Feb 12 T88XG 1279 Jan 31-Feb 9 TG7/W9AEGB 1279 Feb 11-Feb 15 TI8/K8OCL 1280 * Feb 4 -Feb 16 TI9M 1272 Feb 2 -Feb 16 V31HA 1279 Feb 14-Mar 8 V51/DL2SL 1280 * Feb 9 -Feb 17 V73UG 1280 * Nov 8 -Mar/2002 VK3FEI/p 1267 Feb 5 -Feb 9 VP5/JA1MZL 1279 Feb 2 -Feb 9 VP5/NF7T .. 1278 NOW VP8GEO 1280 * Feb/2002 XR5SM 1279 Jan 27-??? XU7ACE 1278 NOW -Mar 9 XW0X 1278 Feb/2002 XW/IN3QBR 1279 NOW YA/G4KUX 1278 NOW -Mar/2002 YA/ON4TT 1278 NOW YA0USA 1279 Feb 15-Mar 5 YN/DL7CM .. 1280 * NOW -Sep/2002 ZC4BS 1260 NOW ZL5CP 1280 * Jan 12-Feb 12 ZX2F 1277 * = new .. = and other calls
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