DX-NL 1361 October 16, 2003
DX News Letter
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DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
The DARC Worked All Germany Contest (WAG) takes place on Oct 18/19, 2003, starting on Saturday, 1500 UTC, and ending on Sunday, 1459 UTC. The complete rules can be found at: http://www.darcdxhf.de
AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8 Finishing his South Pacific trip Willi will be QRV in CW/SSB signing KH8/DJ7RJ from Oct 20-28. QSL via DJ7RJ.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2, NA-100 W3CF, WX0B, N5CK, KD3TB, KD3RF, DF2BO and KM9M will participate in the WWDX SSB Contest as V26DX (multi 2 category). They will be active also on 6m and the WARC bands betweeen Oct 19 and Nov 1. QSL V26DX via KU9C.
BAHAMAS, C6, NA-080 Terry, W8JE/C6A, will be active from Treasure Cay/Abaco Island (NA-080) in SSB/CW (perhaps RTTY) on 80-10m from Oct 20-27. QSL via bureau.
BULGARIA, LZ The special event station LZ100JVA is active throughout October celebrating the 100th birthday of John Vincent Atanasov (computer pioneer). QSL via LZ1PJ, bureau ok. You can find more information at: http://www.qsl.net/lz1pj/lz100jva/
BURUNDI, 9U Richard, F8LPX, is working at the French embassy in Bujumbura for the next three years. The callsign is not known yet.
CAMBODIA, XU Jaak, ES1FB, is staying in Sihanoukville from Oct 19-28. Once again he will use the callsign XU7ACE in the upcoming WWDX SSB Contest. From Oct 21-23 he will sign XU7ACV from Koh Poah Island (AS-133). QSL via ES1FB. Find more information at: http://www.hot.ee/xu7ace/
CANADA, VE Fred, VE3JM, will activate his contest station VO2WL in CQ zone 2 for the WWDX SSB Contest starting on Oct 22.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8, AF-004 Michael, W4AOU, plans to be QRV on 6-40m from Oct 17-24. QSL via W4AOU.
CHILE, CE CA2WUI, CE1FLS, CE1RQB, CE1URH, CE1VBH, CE6TBN, XQ1IDM, XQ4ZW, XQ1IDM and XQ4ZW are working as 3G2D in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 on 160-6m from Damas Island (SA-086, DICE ICE-201) from Oct 17-19. QSL via XQ1IDM. --- CE3/SP9PT/m and CE3/SP9EVP/m will be active while travelling from Santiago to the Atacama desert from Nov 1-8. QSLs via homecalls.
CRETE, SV9, EU-015 Roberto, I2WIJ, Luigi, IK8HCG, and Salvatore, IK8UND, will sign J49Z in the WWDX SSB Contest (multi single category). They will hit the airwaves in SSB (little CW) on 160-10m (also 12/17m) starting on Oct 23. QSL via IK8UND. Their website is: http://www.qsl.net/i2wij/j49z/j49z.html
EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6 Bob, N2OO, is QRV again as 9M6OO from Oct 19 until Nov 13. QSL via N2OO. You can visit his website at: http://www.qsl.net/9m6aac/
EASTER ISLAND, CE0/Y, SA-001 Jacek, CE0Y/SQ9BOP, will be active in SSB/RTTY/PSK from Oct 19-27. QSL via SP6GVU. --- CE0Y/SP9PT and CE0Y/SP9EVP will be on the air between Oct 17 and Nov 1. They prefer operating in CW on 80-6m but can be found also in other modes. QSLs via homecalls.
ECUADOR, HC Andy, NP3D, is staying in Ecuador from Oct 19-28. He is active in RTTY/ CW/SSB signing HC4/NP3D (QSL via W3HNK) and HC4/NP3D/p (QSL via NP3D). He also intends to participate in the WWDX SSB Contest.
FRANCE, F, EU-070 Members of the Radio Club of Nancy (F6KIM) will visit the island Porquerolles (EU-070) from Oct 22-27. TM5CRO will be QRV on 160m-23cm (no 6m). VHF/SHF skeds can be arranged via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org QSL via F5RMY. More information can be found at: http://f6kim.free.fr
GERMANY, DL, EU-128 Martin, DL1ZU, is staying on Fehmarn Island (EU-128) from Oct 18-26. No more information available.
HONDURAS, HR6 Joe, VE3BW/HR6, is working in CW/SSB on 160-6m between Oct 19 and Nov 2.
LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0 HB0/HB9AON will participate in the WWDX Contest for the 20th time! The operation will commence on Oct 19. This year's team members are: Diethelm, DJ2YE/HB9AON, Ilona, DH1JY, Judith, DK4JT, Hans-Georg, DK5EZ, Christoph, DK8EY, Frank, DL3EBX, Anja, DL4EBE, Karl, DL6EAQ, Rolf, DL8DAW, Christian, DL6KAC, Heinz-Willi, DL8EAQ, and Tom, HB9DOD. QSL for HB0/HB9AON via DJ2YE, bureau ok.
MADEIRA, CT3, AF-014 Walter, CT3/DJ6QT, is staying on Madeira from Oct 15 until Dec 1. QSL via DJ6QT. He will be joined by OH4XX, OH6RX, LX1NO, DK2PH, DK5TX, DK8FS and DH1TW for the WWDX SSB Contest. During the contest they will use the callsign CT9L.
MALTA, 9H, EU-023 Holger, DL5XAT (9H3SB), and Matthias, DL5OB (9H3DU), will operate from Gozo Island (EU-023) from Oct 20-30. QSL via bureau.
MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0, OC-086 JE1JKL, JF1SQC, JH1EAQ, JP1NWZ and JA5OVU are will sign KH0AA from Oct 23-27. They will be QRV in SSB/CW on the WARC bands outside of the contest. QSL via JA5DQH, bureau ok.
MEXICO, XE Rick, XE2/NE8Z, plans to operate mainly in CW on 12/17/30m from Cabo San Lucas (no IOTA) from Oct 21-27. QSL via NE8Z.
MOZAMBIQUE, C9 Theo, 5Z4PV, hopes to hit the airwaves as C91BT for two months. He also has access to the clubstation C91UEM.
NEPAL, 9N Tohru, JA0UMV, and Koji, JI1LET, are going on their first DXpedition to Kathmandu from Oct 20-29. They applied for the callsigns 9N7MV and 9N7ET and plan to work from 40-10m including the WARC bands. QSLs via homecalls.
PANTELLERIA ISLAND, IH9, AF-018 JA3USA, OL5Y, I2IFT, I8QLS, IK2ANI, IK2CIO, IK2HKT, IK2RZP, IK7JWY, IK8ETA, IN3QGY, IT9BLB and IT9ZMX will be QRV as IH9P in the WWDX SSB Contest (African Italy, CQ zone 33, IIA TP-01, WAIP TP). More information can be found on their website: http://www.ih9p.com
PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2 Andy, NU5O, is signing P29AM from Oct 17-27. He will be QRV in CW on 14022, 10107, 7022 and 3522 kHz from 0900-1400 UTC before the contest.
REUNION ISLAND, FR Willy, FR/ON5AX, plans to be QRV from Oct 20-23. QSL via bureau.
SAN ANDRES ISLAND, HK0/s, NA-033 Jan, HK0/K4QD, William, HK0/N2WB, Bill, HK0/W4WX, Clarence, HK0/W9AAZ, Cory, HK0/N1WON, Larry, HK0/W1LR, and Bob, HK0/KR4DA, are expected to show up on the bands from Oct 20-28. They will sign 5J0J during the WWDX SSB Contest, QSL via N1WON.
SARDINIA, IS0, EU-024 Lars, DF1LON, Marion, DF4UM, Peter, DH4JQ, Christoph, DK2CRN, Georg, DL1ECG, Karlfried, DL1EK, Stefan, DL1ELY, Geert, DL3EW, Stefan, DL7AOS, Ken, W8LU, and Walter, OE2WPO, are staying on Sardinia from Oct 22-28. They will sign IS0/DL3EW (multi/multi) in the WWDX SSB Contest. You can expect CW and SSB operation (also on the WARC bands) in the early morning and evening hours before and after the WWDX. QSLs via homecalls, bureau ok. Direct QSLs via DK7JQ, PO Box 101318, D-42784 Leichlingen, Germany.
ST MARTIN, FS FS/OK1BNS and FS/OK1NS will be QRV on 6-80m from Oct 21-30. QSL via bureau.
SURINAME, PZ The Magnolia DX Association will sign PZ5A (WWDX SSB Contest, M2) from Oct 20-28. QSL via W5UE. The operators will be PZ5RA, KD5CQT (PZ5CQ), K2FF (PZ5FF) and W5UE (PZ5UE). They will use their personal callsigns in CW/SSB/RTTY on 10-160m before and after the contest.
TIMOR LESTE, 4W Yuu, JR2KDN (4W2A), Yasu, JI1NJC (4W4W), and Shu, JH1SWD (4W1SW), will activate Timor Leste in CW/SSB/RTTY on 160-6m from Oct 22-28.
WESTERN SAMOA, 5W Risto, OH3UU, will most likely show up as 5W0UU from Oct 21-28.
DATE CALL DXNL 17Oct-19Oct 3G2D 1361 * 14Oct-04Nov 4S7FBG 1360 08Oct-16Oct 4U1UN 1360 22Oct-28Oct 4W2A.. 1361 * NOW -Sep04 4W3CW 1357 24Sep-13Dec 5B4AHJ 1357 21Oct-28Oct 5W0UU 1361 * NOW -2004 5X1CW 1339 03Oct-23Oct 5Z4/DJ1AA 1360 20Oct-30Oct 9H3SB.. 1361 * 19Oct-13Nov 9M6OO 1361 * 20Oct-29Oct 9N7MV 1361 * 09Oct-16Oct BQ9P 1360 NOW -30Nov C91BT 1361 * NOW -Dec03 C91Z 1356 19Oct-27Oct CE0Y/SQ9BOP 1361 * 17Oct-01Nov CE0Y/SP9PT.. 1361 * 15Oct-01Dec CT3/DJ6QT 1361 * NOW -2004 D2CR 1339 18Oct-26Oct DL1ZU 1361 * NOW -30Nov DS4CNB 1360 17Oct-24Oct EA8/W4AOU 1361 * 20Oct-23Oct FR/ON5AX 1361 * 21Oct-30Oct FS/OK1BNS.. 1361 * 19Oct-26Oct HB0/HB9AON 1361 * 12Oct-??Oct HB0/HB9QQ 1360 19Oct-28Oct HC4/NP3D 1361 * NOW -31Dec HE2DIG 1337 01Oct-31Dec HF650O 1359 01Oct-31Oct HF8JP 1359 20Oct-28Oct HK0/K4QD.. 1361 * 25Oct-26Oct IH9P 1361 * 01Jul-30Oct IR8DX 1347 22Oct-27Oct IS0/DL3EW.. 1361 * 23Oct-26Oct J49Z 1361 * NOW -Dec03 JM6DZB/JD1 1324 23Oct-27Oct KH0AA 1361 * 17Oct-19Oct KH0C.. 1360 20Oct-28Oct KH8/DJ7RJ 1361 * 01Oct-31Oct LZ100JVA 1361 * 14Oct-19Oct NA8KD 1360 17Oct-27Oct P29AM 1361 * 16Oct-26Oct PJ4DL5NAM.. 1360 20Oct-28Oct PZ5A.. 1361 * 04Oct-17Oct S79NS 1359 01Oct-31Oct SR25JP 1359 03Oct-17Oct TA4/HB9DSP 1359 22Oct-27Oct TM5CRO 1361 * NOW -31Dec UE0JWA 1351 19Oct-01Nov V26DX 1361 * 19Oct-02Nov VE3BW/HR6 1361 * 01Jul-03Dec VI8NT 1346 28Sep-16Oct VK4SRW 1358 11Oct-23Oct VK9CD 1360 13Oct-27Oct VK9XYL 1360 22Oct-26Oct VO2WL 1361 * 20Oct-27Oct W8JE/C6A 1361 * 21Oct-27Oct XE2/NE8Z 1361 * 19Oct-28Oct XU7ACE 1361 * NOW -Sep04 XU7ACI 1357 NOW -Jun04 XU7ACW 1351 30Sep-17Oct XY7A 1358 01Sep-Mar04 YA/JA1PBV 1355 NOW -Aug04 YA1R 1356 11Oct-06Nov ZK1TLA 1360 18Oct-24Oct ZK2ZY 1360 11Oct-20Oct ZM8CW 1360 * = new .. = and other calls
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