DX-NL 1359 October 2, 2003
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
AFRICAN ITALY, IG9, AF-019 Nuccio, I7YKN, Christine, I7OCD, Marisa, IK0ZSL, Gianfranco, IZ0BFK, Marco, IZ7CDE, and Massimo, IK0RNR, will activate the Pelagie Islands (AF-019) as IG9L from Oct 5-11. They will work in SSB and CW on 40/20/15/10/6m from the islands Lampedusa (IIA AG-001), Lampione (AG-002) and Conigli (AG-004). They also plan to activate the lighthouse Capo Grecale (WAIL SI-020, ARLHS ITA-025) on Lampedusa. QSL via IZ7CDE.
ALAND ISLAND, OH0, EU-002 Hadi, DJ2PJ, intends to work as OH0JWH from Eckeroe again from Oct 5-13. He will work mostly in PSK31/RTTY/SSTV but also in CW and SSB. You can find him on 160/80/40m during his twilight hours. QSL via DJ2PJ, buro ok. Buureau QSLs can be requested also by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALASKA, KL7, NA-037 Richard, AD5OZ, will sign KL7FBI from Shemya Island (NA-037) mainly in CW on 20-80m from Oct 8-14. QSLs via homecall.
ANNOBON ISLAND, 3C0 The DXpedition announced in DXNL 1358 is very active on air signing 3C0V until Oct 11. QSL via DJ9ZB.
ARGENTINA, LU Alberto, LU1DZ/P, Hector, LU6UO/P, and Fernando, LW2DX/P, plan to hit the airwaves from the rarely visited San Juan Province from Oct 2-6. The Argentine law says that /P does not stand for a portable operation but for the San Juan Province! Operation is planned in CW/SSB on 160-6m.
BRAZIL, PY Julio, PP2BT, is signing PY9BT from Chapada dos Guimaraes in Mato Grosso in CW/SSB on 10-80m from Oct 1-8. QSL via bureau.
CANADA, VE9, NA-014 Wayne, K9YNF/VE9, is visiting Deer Island (NA-014) between Sep 29 and Oct 3. Look for him on 14260, 18128, 24950, 28460 and 28560 kHz +/-QRM. QSL via bureau.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8, AF-004 Frank, EA8/DH5JG, is operating from La Palma (AF-004, DIE-013) mainly in CW (only some SSB) on 10-80m (including the WARC bands) from Oct 2-14. QSL via bureau.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9/X, OC-002 Gerhard, DJ5IW (VK9XW), Thomas, DL2RMC (VK9XM), Hartmut, DM5TI (VK9XT), and Andree, DL8LAS (VK9XA), will be on the air from Oct 4-11. They will emphasize the WARC and low bands but will operate their three stations also on all other bands from 160-6m. More information can be found on their website http://www.qsl.net/vk9xt/ including the online logbook. QSLs via DL2RMC. Their next stop will be the Cocos Keeling Islands.
CROATIA, 9A, EU-136 Dusan, 9A/S52DG/p, is QRV from Krk Island (EU-136, CI-046) from Oct 2-5. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.
GERMANY, DL, EU-047 Juergen, DJ7JB, will activate Borkum Island (EU-047) in SSB on 10-160m from Oct 5-10.
MICRONESIA, V6 After staying in Palau (see below) Jim, W7UG, and Tom, K7ZZ, will be QRV as V63ZT from Yap Island for one week starting on Oct 8. QSL via K7ZZ. Operation will take place like described below on Palau Island.
NETHERLANDS, PA, EU-038 Madeleine, PA3CUZ, is visiting Texel Island (EU-038) from Oct 2-9. You can find her in SSB on the usual IOTA frequencies. QSL via bureau.
PALAU, T8 Jim, W7UG, and Tom, K7ZZ, are travelling through the South Pacific since the end of September. They are operating as T88ZX in SSB/CW on 10-80m for one week starting on Oct 1. You can find them in CW about 24 kHz from the lower band edge (listening up as well as in SSB) putting their emphasis on the WARC bands. QSL via K7ZZ. Their next stop will be Yap Island (see Micronesia) for one week.
POLAND, SP The special event station HF8JP celebrating the 25 years of Pope John Paul II pontificate will be active in CW/SSB and digital modes on 80-2m throughout the month of October. QSL via SP8QED, bureau ok. --- SR25JP is celebrating the same event in CW/SSB/PSK31/RTTY during the same period of time. QSL via SP6KFA, bureau ok. --- The special event station HF650O is celebrating the 650th anniversary of Olsztyn city between Oct 1 and Dec 31. QSL via SQ4NR, bureau ok. More information can be found online at: http://www.hf650o.prv.pl
SEYCHELLES, S7 S79NS will be the call of Norbert, DL2RNS, while operating mostly in CW during his holiday from Oct 4-17. QSL via DL2RNS, bureau ok.
TURKEY, TA Ferdy, TA4/HB9DSP, will be QRV from Antalya from Oct 3-17. QSL via homecall, buro ok. More information can be found on his website http://www.gtoevolution.ch/hb9dsp/
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6 Don, N1DG, will stay in Dubai from Oct 6-11. He will work in RTTY/CW/SSB from the station of Saeed, A61AD, during his spare time. QSL via N1DG.
US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2, NA-106 The Wireless Association of South Hills will sign NP2SH from St Johns from Oct 4-12. Look for them in SSB and CW on 80-10m. QSL via N3ZNI.
VENEZUELA, YV 4M9YY from San Fernando de Apure (in the rare call area 9) will be active in all modes on all HF bands from Oct 7-12. QSL direct via 4M9YY, Pakmail 10012, PO Box 025304, Miami, FL 33102-5304, USA.
VIETNAM, XV The last Vietnamese island group with no IOTA reference shall be activated for the first time ever some time in October (the exact date is not fixed). XV3C will be QRV from the Gulf of Tongking South Group.
QSL bureau: 4W/CU3FT (CT1EEB), 5W0TR (K8AA), 5W1VE (DL9HCU), 8Q7BX (I4ALU), 9N1UD (K4VUD), A35XX (N5XX),A4/OM3LZ,A61AJ (N4QB),E20AJ (HB9AOF), FS/KT8X, HH6/DL7CM
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
DATE CALL DXNL 27Sep-11Oct 3C0V 1358/1359 * 07Oct-12Oct 4M9YY 1359 * NOW -Sep04 4W3CW 1357 24Sep-13Dec 5B4AHJ 1357 NOW -2004 5X1CW 1339 14Sep-15Oct 7Q7WW 1356 02Oct-05Oct 9A/S52DG/p 1359 * 06Oct-11Oct A61AD 1359 * NOW -2006 BU2/JJ1TBB 1339 NOW -Dec03 C91Z 1356 NOW -2004 D2CR 1339 05Oct-10Oct DJ7JB 1359 * 08Sep-07Oct EA6/DL6KAC 1355 02Oct-14Oct EA8/DH5JG 1359 * 23Sep-09Oct FG/EA2RU.. 1357 18Sep-03Oct FO/DF6IC.. 1356 30Sep-05Oct FO/IT9YRE 1358 NOW -31Dec HE2DIG 1337 01Oct-31Dec HF650O 1359 * 01Oct-31Oct HF8JP 1359 * NOW HS0ZEE 1358 05Oct-11Oct IG9L 1359 * 01Jul-30Oct IR8DX 1347 NOW -Dec03 JM6DZB/JD1 1324 12Sep-25Sep JN4RDX/4 1357 NOW JW5X 1357 29Sep-03Oct K9YNF/VE9 1359 * 08Oct-14Oct KL7FBI 1359 * 02Oct-06Oct LU1DZ/P.. 1359 * 04Oct-12Oct NP2SH 1359 * 05Oct-13Oct OH0JWH 1359 * 02Oct-09Oct PA3CUZ 1359 * 28Sep-03Oct PJ6/PA0VDV 1358 01Oct-08Oct PY9BT 1359 * 13Sep-27Sep S79IRN 1356 04Oct-17Oct S79NS 1359 * 01Oct-31Oct SR25JP 1359 * 01Oct-08Oct T88ZX 1359 * 03Oct-17Oct TA4/HB9DSP 1359 * NOW -31Dec UE0JWA 1351 08Oct-15Oct V63ZT 1359 * 25Sep-26Sep VI5BR 1357 01Jul-03Dec VI8NT 1346 29Sep-06Oct VK4FW 1358 28Sep-16Oct VK4SRW 1358 04Oct-11Oct VK9XW.. 1359 * 26Sep-04Oct VP5/AH6HY 1357 NOW -Sep04 XU7ACI 1357 NOW -Jun04 XU7ACW 1351 NOW XV3C 1359 * 30Sep-17Oct XY7A 1358 01Sep-Mar04 YA/JA1PBV 1355 NOW -Aug04 YA1R 1356 NOW -15Oct YI/S57CQ 1358 NOW YJ/KM9D.. 1357 NOW ZG2FX 1357 * = new .. = and other calls
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