DX News Letter 1280
February 7, 2002

DX-NL 1280 February 7, 2002
DX News Letter

a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"

Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
(e-mail: dl7voa@darc.de)


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 Info

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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