DX-NL 1240 - April 16, 2001
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
ALBANIA, ZA Loreto, IK7VJP, will stay and operate as ZA1/IK7VJP from Durres for the next two months. QSL via IK7VJP, bureau ok.
BERMUDA, VP9, NA-005 Richard, VP9/AI5P, puts his emphasis on CW and the WARC bands between Apr 29 and May 9. QSL via AI5P.
BORKUM, DL, EU-047 Willy, DL1BJN, and a few radio friends will sign DA0IMD during the International Marconi Day (April 21). They are on staying on the island from Apr 19-22. Borkum counts as N-01 for the German Islands Award.
CHESTERFIELD ISLANDS, FK, OC-176 The first expedition to this brand new DXCC entity starts on Apr 24 to arrive on the island three days later. They plan to operate with three stations simultaneously mainly on the lowbands and 15m/6m until May 3. The operators Jacky, F2CW, Dany, F5CW, Georges, FK8FS, Daniel, FK8FU, Philippe, FO3BM, and Akinori, ZL1GO/JA4EKO will use either TX0C or TX5C from the island. During their trip they will sign TX4A/mm. QSL: 6m via JA1BK, all other bands via ZL3CW.
CUBA, CO, NA-015 Eric, F5SSM, stays there from Apr 23-30 and hopes to get a license.
DOMINICA, J7, NA-101 Hugo, HB9AFH, and Uli, HB9CGA, will hit the airwaves on 10-80m signing J79CGA mainly in CW from Apr 21 until May 4. QSL via HB9CGA, bureau ok. More information available at: http://surf.agri.ch/hb9afh/
EAST MALAYSIA, 9M2 Bruce, KD6WW, is visiting some islands in this area: Apr 20-23: AS-058, Apr 24-28: AS-073 and a few others between Apr 29 and May 2.
EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C Martin, 3C5J, is operating from an oil platform offshore Bioko Island. Unfortunately this does not count for DXCC. Read more about him on his homepage: http://www.cleddau.com/3c5j/cw.html.
FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8, SA-002 Rob,GM3YTS, Jack, GM4COX, Tom, GM4FDM, and Gavin, GM0GAV, will be on the air with two stations in CW on the low and WARC bands from Apr 23 until May 8. QSL via GM4FDM. Read more at: http://www.hfdx.co.uk/vp8sdx/.
ISOLA DEL GIGLIO, IA5, EU-028, IIA GR-002 Riccardo,IK0YUJ, will work as IA5/IK0YUJ mainly in CW on 6-40m from Apr 22-25. QSL via bureau or direct.
GIBRALTAR, ZB2 ZB2/DL7AFS and ZB2/DJ7ZG are the calls of Babs and Lot from Apr 23-30. They will operate in RTTY/PSK/SSB on 10-80m and logs will be put online to: http://www.qsl.net/dl7afs/.
GUAM, KH2 Shige, JI3CEY, is QRV as KH2/JI3CEY on HF+6m from the shack of KH2JU during his holiday on Guam from Apr 21-23. QSL via JI3CEY, bureau or direct.
LIPARI, ID9, EU-017 Nino, ID9/I2IAU, is mainly QRV in SSB/RTTY (CW/PSK31 possible) until Apr 28. If the weather is fine he will make a short trip to Scoglio Giafante on Apr 21 or 22.
MALDIVE ISLANDS, 8Q Peter, HA2SX, is QRV since Apr 14 and will sign 8Q7KK till May 4. He is QRV in CW/RTTY/PSK31, from time to time also SSB and SSTV, on 10-80m QSL via HA2SX.
NEPAL, 9N Kaz, JA8MWU, is in Kathmandu again between Apr 23 and May 3. He is QRV as 9N7WU on 6-20 m in SSB only! Preferred frequencies are 14160, 21280, 28480 and 50125 kHz. QSL via JA8MWU, bureau or direct.
SERMATA ISLAND, YB, OC-??? YE8XM tries to activate this island as YE8XM/p from April 14-20.
ST CHRISTOPHER AND NEVIS, V4, NA-104 Joe, VE3BW, cancelled his activity as V47CA from Apr 10-24. But now you can work John, N7YB (ex W7TDJ), as V47YB who is mostly QRV on 20m SSB from Apr 20-29. QSL via N7YB.
SUMMER ISLES, GM, EU-092 Jim, MM0BQI, is QRV from Tanera Mor (IOSA SC10) signing MM0BQI/p or GB5SI in SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK31 on 10-80m from Apr 20-23. QSL via MM0BQI, bureau or direct.
TANEGA-SHIMA ISLAND, JA, AS-032 Haya, JF6WTY, is working as a teacher on this island for the next five years. He is QRV in CW and SSB on HF and 6m. QSL via JF6WTY.
TRINIDAD, 9Y Charlie, N2IM, will be on the air as 9Y4/N2IM running 100 watts on 20/ 15/10/6m between Apr 26 and May 4. QSL via N2IM, direct only.
VEN ISLAND, SM, EU-137 SM7DAY, SM7DDR and SM7NGH are QRV in SSB/CW on 20/15/10m from Apr 20-22 QSLs via the homecalls of the operators.
VAYGACH ISLAND, UA1, EU-086 Alan, UA1PAC, and Serge, UA1PAO, will sign UA1PAC/p and UA1PAO/p in CW/ SSB/RTTY on 10-40m from Apr 14-22. QSL via UA1PAC.
Vaygach Island is situated at 70°10' North and 59° East in the Barents See (part of the Arctic Ocean) northeast of the Ural mountains between the mainland and Novaya Zemlya Island. It measures about 3400 sqkm. The tundra like island was discovered by the Russian captain Vaygach in the 16th century. Nowadays it has two small villages Vaygach and Varnet mostly populated by miners.
Amateur radio: prefix UA1P, DXCC European Russia, IOTA-EU-086, one of the rare European islands.
QSL direct: 3A/OH1RY, 3A2K, 3B9FR, 3C1AG (AF-010), 3D2AD, 3D2BE, 3D2TC, 3DA0NL, 3DA0WPX, 3V8BB, 3W2LWS, 3W2VKD, 3W50K (AS-132), 3W7TK, 4F4IX, 4K9C (PA3EPG), 4L8A (OZ1HPS), 4S7NE, 4S7UB, 4U1ITU,4U1UN, 4W/ON6TT (OC-148), 4W6MM, 4X/OE1GZA, 5A1A, 5A31, 5B4AGN, 5H3RK, 5T5TD/P (AF-050), 5T5YD/p (AF-050), 5X1Z, 5Z4IC,5Z4XW,6W6/K3IPK, 6W6JX, 6Y5WJ, 6Y8A, 7Q7HB (G0IAS), 7S5Z (EU-177), 7P8/ZS5GMW, 7X4DR, 7X5JF, 8A3B (OC-197), 8P9P, 8P6SH (KU9C), 9H1AL, 9H1ET, 9M2/G4YXI (AS-074), 9M6YAT, 9N7RB, 9V1YC, 9Y4VU, A35AU (OC-049), A22DX, A45XR, A51AA, A52JS, A52UD, A52W, A61AF, A61AJ, A92GE, A92GM (KA8JRM), AH6OZ, AP2HA.
QSL bureau: HF0POL, HI9/DL4JS, KH0/JA8CCL, KH0/JN1WTK, OA5/F5TYY, OY/DL1MGB, KP2/K6RO (OC066), S79TXF (G3TXF), SV8CRI, SV9/DL8YRM, T95A,T97M, T97V, T98W, TI9CF, TL0R, TZ/DF8AN, UA0FAI (AS-018), UA2AA,V26AA, V26K, V26X (K8CX), V31KQ (WA0ETE), V47AX (DK5AX).
Stefan, DJ7AO, is not the QSL manager of YV5/DL2GG anymore because he has no time left for that. Who likes to have this job?
For some health reasons DK8LV was not able to answer any QSLs for R2/DK8LV yet. He also had some problems with the printer in Russia.
DATE CALL DXNL May 5 -May 21 3B6RF 1226, 1227 Apr 3 -Apr ?? 3V8DJ 1237 NOW -May 5T5YD 1222, 1224 NOW -Apr 19 8Q7JB 1239 Apr 14-May 4 8Q7KK 1240 * Apr 20-May 2 9M2.. 1240 * Apr 23-May 3 9M7WU 1240 * Apr 26-May 4 9Y4/N2IM 1240 * Jun 9 -Jun 20 C9/JA.. 1230/1233 Apr 23-Apr 30 CO/F5SSM 1240 * Apr 19-Apr 22 DA0IMD 1240 * Apr 14-Apr 21 F5SGI 1238 Dec/00-Jul/2001 FO0CLA 1225, 1239 NOW -Apr ?? FO/DL7FT 1238 Apr 20-Apr 23 GB5SI 1240 * Mar 21-Apr ?? H40RW 1235 NOW -2001 HC2BEV.. 1228 Jun 20-Jun/2001 HC4WW 1203 Apr 22-Apr 25 IA5/IK0YUJ 1240 * NOW -Apr 28 ID9/I2IAU 1240 * Apr 21-May 4 J79CGA 1240 * Apr 10-Apr 20 JA6GXK 1238 Jun 1 -Jun 12 JA6GXK 1238 Sep/00-Aug/2001 JD1BCK 1224 Nov 17-May/2001 JW3FL 1223 May 31-Jun 10 JW3OHA 1231 Apr 7 -Apr 20 JW9XGA 1239 Apr 21-Apr 23 KH2/JI3CEY 1240 * Apr 14-Apr 22 W1VX/KH4 1239 Apr 14-Apr 20 OH/DL.. 1238 Dec 2 -Apr P40MR 1226 Apr 6 -Apr 19 S7 ?? 1237 Apr 21-Apr 28 SM7/DL2.. 1239 Apr 20-Apr 22 SM7DAY.. 1240 * NOW -Apr SV8/DL1IAQ 1239 Apr 12-Apr 23 SV8/HB9EBC 1239 Apr 27-May 3 TX0C 1240 * Apr 14-Apr 22 UA1PAC/p.. 1240 * Apr 20-Apr 29 V47YB 1240 * Apr 10-Apr 20 V51/ZS4NS 1238 Apr 19-Apr 26 V73E 1239 Apr 21-Apr 24 VK9ML 1339 NOW -Apr VP8ROT 1236 Apr 23-May 8 VP8SDX 1240 * Apr 29-May 9 VP9/AI5P 1240 * Apr 14-Apr 20 YE8XM/p 1240 * NOW -Jun ZA1/IK7VJP 1240 * Apr 23-Apr 30 ZB2/DL.. 1240 * * = new ...= and other calls
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