DX-NL 1188 - March 6, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV
(PR: DJ5AV @ OE9XPI.AUT.EU)
English by: Bob, DL7VOA
C2 - NAURU Jack, VK2GJH, and Nev, VK2QF, intend to operate as C21JH and C21/VK2QF from OC-031 during March/April. Operation is planned on HF and especially on 6m. QSL for C21JH via VK2GJH, Jack Haden, Box 299, Ryde, NSW 1680, Australia; QSL for C21/VK2QF via VK2QF, N E Mattick, Hargraves, NSW 2850, Australia.
FK - CHESTERFIELD ISLAND Chesterfield Island (OC-176) shall become a new DXCC entity! A team of the South Association des Radio Amateurs de Nouvelle Caledonie (ARANC) consisting of FK8GM, FK8HC, JA1BK, N4GN, N7NG, OH1RY, OH2BC, OH2BH and OH2RF will be on the air between Mar 15 and Apr 1. They will activate TX8CI first and then TX0DX starting on Mar 23, 0000Z, since New Caledonia should be an official IARU member by this day. TX0DX will be on air with two CW and SSB stations each. During the WPX SSB Contest (Mar 25/26) one SSB station will work on 15m SSB and the other on 12/17m (all with FT1000MP). They plan also to work in RTTY and on the magic band 6m. Check also their homepage at: http://www.n4gn.com/tx0dx/. Pilot stations are F6AJA, FK8CR, JH1KRC, K6GNX, OH2BN and VK3EW. QSL manager for HF QSOs is: Jarmo Jaakola, OH2BN and for 6m QSOs only: Kan Mizoguchi, JA1BK.
P2 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA Bernhard, DL2GAC, got his P29VMS callsign approved for the next five years! On March 7 he flew from Rabaul (OC-008) to Nissan (Green Island, OC-NEW) to operate from the local mission for 5 to 7 days. He'll visit more IOTA islands afterwards and will return to the Solomons on Mar 29. He is operating with solar powered batteries and asks everybody NOT to work him on several bands! QSLs via bureau to DL2GAC.
T32 - EASTERN KIRIBATI The QSL for T32B was NOT requested via KK0T (DXNL 1187). The correct QSL route for T32B is via K1ER!
5Z - KENYA The 5Z4WI team was announced to be active from Wasini (AF-067) from Mar 9-16. Emphasis will be put on 160m CW from Mar 10 (1600 UTC) till Mar 11 (0600 UTC) and from Mar 12 (1600Z) till Mar 13 (0600Z). They will transmit on 1827 kHz and listen on 1835 kHz (e.g. for EU) or on 1910 kHz (for JA only, till 2100 UTC) during the first quarter of every hour. They will be calling for US stations between 2000 UTC and their sunrise around 0330 UTC. During other times or bad conds on 160m mean they will move to another band. QSL via bureau to G3SWH or direct to Phil Whitchurch, 21 Dickensons Grove, Congresbury, Bristol, BS49 5HQ, Great Britain.
CX - URUGUAY 19 OPs of the Centro Radio Aficionados Montevideo are activating CV1Z from Flores Island (SA-030) from Mar 4-10. They are operating with five stations in CW and SSB on all bands from 70cm to 160m. QSL via CX1CCC, Box 6000, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay.
FO0 - CLIPPERTON ISLAND FO0AAA hit the airwaves with a little delay caused by the rough weather during their landing on the island but impressed with good signals also on the lowbands. Expect to be one of 70.000 QSOs until they are going QRT on Mar 8 around 1500 UTC. QSL via N7CQQ.
HK - COLOMBIA Pedro, HK3JJH, will operate with 100 watts and vertical from SA-078 for a few days starting on Mar 11. QSL with 2 IRC or 2 US$ as return postage to Box 81119, Bogota, Colombia.
8Q7 - MALDIVES Frank, PA3DYS, is QRV as 8Q7DY on 50110, 50135 and 28420 kHz from Kuredu until Mar 8.
XV - VIETNAM JA7GAX shall be QRV as 3W2GAX or XV2GAX from Saigon from Mar 1 till the end of the month. He plans to be active as XV2GAX/p also from Phu Quoc (AS-128) from Mar 21-27 and from Hon Tam (no IOTA yet) from Mar 25-30.
Contrary to DXNL 1187 the station on Cat Ba (AS-132) is 3W50K (3W fifty Kilo) and NOT 3W5OK (3W5 Oskar Kilo). QSL via OKDXF (also via bureau).
LX - LUXEMBOURG Kazik, LX/DL2SBY, is active in CW/SSB/RTTY on 10-160m until Mar 11.
EA6 - BALEARIC ISLANDS Babs, EA6/DL7AFS, and Lot, EA6/DJ7ZG, are QRV from EU-004 listening especially for JA and America in SSB and RTTY on all bands from Mar 5-11. QSLs via DL7AFS, via bureau or his CBA.
GU - GUERNSEY Ron, G4DIY, and John, G0NEB, of the St. Helens Radio Club are QRV as GP0STH and GU4DIY/p working in CW/SSB on 10-40m from Mar 8-13. QSLs to G4DIY via bureau or his CBA.
DIG QSO PARTY SSB: Mar 11, 1200Z-1700Z on 10/15/20m; Mar 12, 0700Z-0900Z on 80m and on Mar 12, 0900-1100Z on 40m. Work: Everybody. Exchange: RS, Members also DIG number. DIG members are confirming their QSOs "sure via bureau". Rules (in German) at: http://www.darc.de/referate/dx/cqdlcont/digqso00.htm.
DATE CALL DXNL Mar 4 -Mar 13 3G0Y 1187 Mar 4 -Mar 19 3W50K 1187 Feb 28-End of May 4S7BRG 1186 NOW -Apr/2000 5K9AQ 1182 NOW -Mar 5 6W6/K3IPK 1187 Mar 9 -Mar 16 5Z4WI 1188 * NOW -Mar 8 8Q7DY 1188 * Mar 6 -Mar 12 8Q7FC 1187 Mar 2 - ?? 9G1AA 1187 Mar 7 -Mar 20 9G5VJ 1181 End Mar/Early Apr 9N7RN 1186 Jan 10-Apr 10 9U5D 1167, 1179 NOW -Mar A9 (A22BW) 1185 March -April C21JH etc 1188 * Mar 1 -Mar 31 C34-C37... 1187 Mar 4 -Mar 10 CV1Z 1188 * Mar 5 -Mar 11 EA6/DL7AFS etc 1188 * SOON EM1KY 1185 Feb 26-Mar 11 FG/F5BOY 1186 Feb 26-Aug/2000 FH/TU5AX 1185 NOW -2001 FK8VHY 1160, 1168 Mar 1 -Mar 8 FO0AAA 1161, 1186-1188 * NOW -Mar 20 FO0CLA 1187 Mar 8 -Mar 13 GP0STH etc 1188 * Feb 23- ?? H44MS 1186, 1187 Mar 11-Mar ?? HK3JJH/p 1188 * Mar 5 -Mar 12 J68WA 1187 Mar 3 -Mar 13 J79WW etc 1187 NOW -Jun/2000 JD1BKR 1169 NOW -Aug/2000 JW9FJA 1181 NOW -2002 KH2/K4ANA 1162 NOW -Mar 11 LX/DL2SBY 1188 * NOW P29DX 1182 Mar 1 -Mar 29 P29VMS 1188 * Feb 19, Mar 12 PJ8/ND5S etc 1185 NOW PY2ZDX 1185 Mar 6 -Apr 1 S79MX 1187 Feb 18-Mar 16 TG9/IK2NCJ 1185 Mar 15-Apr 1 TX8CI, TX0DX 1188 * NOW -End 2000 UN7/DL4BBU 1155 Oct 30-Apr 1 V31JP 1171 NOW -Mar 11 V73CW etc 1158, 1184, 1186 NOW -Dec/2000 VK0MM 1170, 1176, 1178-1184 Jan 20-Mar 15 VK4FOC 1181 Jan 20-End of May VP6BR 1180, 1183 Nov -May VQ9PO 1176, 1186 Mar 3 -Mar 8 XF4LWY 1187 Mar 1 -End of Mar XV2GAX 1188 * Feb 13-May 5 XW2A 1185, 1187 Mar 2 -End of Mar YB3ASQ ? etc 1187 NOW -Late 2001 YI9OM 1186 Oct 29-May/2000 ZF2NT 1171 Feb 27-Mar 11 ZK1XXC 1186 "NEW": 1188 *
160m CE0ZY 1832 0425Z via DK7YY, bureau FO0AAA 1827 0556Z via N7CQQ, bureau NP4A 1836 0559Z via W3HNK, also bureau YK1AO 1829 0351Z via CBA 80m 8P6SH 3800 0604Z via KU9C, bureau 5H3RK 3507 1904Z via SM0LRK CE0Y/UA6AF 3503 0506Z via G0KBO, bureau ET3AA 3503 2324Z via G4ZVJ, bureau HC8N 3799 0546Z via AA5BT, bureau P43P 3793 0631Z via I2MQP, bureau PJ8/W1USN 3792 0308Z via W1USN, CBA TG9/IK2NCJ 3509 0507Z via I2MQP, bureau V31JP 3799 0441Z via KA9WON, bureau VP5/K4ISV 3798 0336Z via N2AU, also bureau 40m 3W50K 7014 2304Z via OKDXF, bureau 6D2X 7010 0251Z via K5TSQ 7X0AD 7065 0522Z via EA4URE, bureau 9G5XO 7008 0352Z via DL7VFR, bureau CV1Z 7005 2200Z via CX1CCC F6GMB/FJ 7057 0155Z via bureau FO0AAA 7065 0713Z via N7CQQ, bureau HI1HI 7003 0612Z via K3WG HK0VGJ 7007 0339Z via Box 852, Isla de San Andres, Colombia NZ7Q/KH4 7014 0613Z via N6ZVA PJ8/ND5S 7009 0340Z via ND5S, bureau TG9GJG 7010 0556Z via Box 24, Guatemala City, Guatemala V51AS 7013 0440Z via CBA VP6BR 7047 0503Z via OH2BH, bureau XW2A 7007 2227Z via G4ZVJ, bureau ZF2JB 7091 0455Z via KK9A ZM7ZB 7048 0627Z via DJ4ZB, bureau 30m 9U5D 10108 0418Z via SM0BFJ, direct N2TK/NP2 10105 0133Z via N2TK, bureau P49V 10108 0630Z via AI6V, bureau T32B 10104 1600Z via K1ER TF8SM 10106 0602Z via N5FTR YS/YT1AD 10105 0109Z via YT1AD, bureau 20m 3D2AA 14072 0534Z via VE6VK FO0CLA 14001 0350Z via F6CTL H44MS 14183 0701Z via DL2GAC, bureau J28NH 14193 0018Z via F5IPW, bureau ZK1XXC 14040 0608Z (North Cook), via HB9BMY, bureau 17m FO0AAA 18145 0043Z via N7CQQ, bureau J79WWW 18145 1939Z via KK4WW, CBA 15m 5W1VE 21026 0952Z via DL9HCU AH0P 21234 1505Z via JM1LTA FG/F5BOY 21295 2038Z via bureau JD1BKR 21274 1127Z via JA bureau 12m 3B9FR 24900 1351Z via CBA P29VMS 24960 1108Z via DL2GAC, bureau P49V 24894 1915Z via AI6V, bureau 10m 3B8GL 28486 0704Z via 3B8CF, CBA 8J1RL 28010 1254Z via JA bureau 9G5CW 28007 0858Z via DL2RUM, bureau AH8A 28556 1911Z via AC7DX, bureau XF4LWY 28021 1923Z via XE1LWY
Starting on April 1 the 160m band allocation in Japan (1907,5-1912,5 kHz) will be extended by the frequencies from 1810 to 1825 kHz.
Internet logs are now available also for FK8VHT and FK8VHT/p at: http://home.nordnet.fr/~yverbeke/
QSLs arrived via buro: JF1AGB/BY1BJ, JW/DF6VI, JW9PJA (LA9PJA), KH0/JA4RED, KH0/JJ1QXG, NH6D/KH4, W4CJK/KP2, P43W (P43ARC), PA3FDO/p (EU-038+EU-146), PP5OW (SA-026)
QSLs arrived directly: 5R8DA, AX0LD, CM6QG (reply to bureau QSL), KP2/W6KK, OH3GZ/OH0 + OH3GZ/OI0 (5 years).
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