DX-NL 1421 February 3, 2005
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0, EU-002 OH0W will be QRV from Kumlinge from Feb 9-15 (including the CQWW WPX RTTY Contest). QSL via bureau.
ARUBA, P4, SA-036 Miika, OH2BAD, will be active in CW/SSB signing P40MH from Feb 9-18.
AUSTRIA, OE Austrian HAMs may use the special prefix OE50 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Austria's independence between Jan 1 and Dec 31, 2005.
BAHAMAS, C6, NA-001 Bill, K1CN, and his XYL Laura will hit the airwaves in SSB/CW on 6-40m signing C6AMM and C6AWW from Harbour Island (NA-001) from Feb 6-26. QSL via K1CN.
BANGLADESH, S2, AS-140 Manjurul, S21AM, and Dave, EI3IO, are signing S3A from Char Dakhin Shahbazpur on the island of Bhola (AS-140) from Feb 4-7. They are working with 100 watts and two stations in CW/SSB on 160-10m. QSL via EI3IO. More information is available on their website: http://connogue.com/EI3IO/search_AS140.htm
EASTERN MALAYSIA, 9M6 Rich, 9M6/PA0RRS, is hitting the airwaves from Feb 3-13. His next stop will be the island of Sarawak (OC-088) where he will sign 9M6/PA0RRS/8 from Feb 13-26. QSLs via homecall, unfortunately only direct. Expect him to show up from Western Malaysia (9M2) after that.
ECUADOR, HC Andy, DH8WR/HC2, is working mostly in digital modes from Guayaquil between Feb 2 and Mar 7. He will stay on Santa Cruz Island (HC8, SA-004) during the upcoming CQWW RTTY WPX Contest (Feb 11/12). QSLs via bureau. For further information check his website at: http://www.dh8wr.de
MEXICO, XE, NA-183 A group of Mexican HAMs led by Porfirio, XE1HPT, will visit the island of Ixtapa (NA-183) from Feb 6-13. They will work as 6F1IHF in CW/SSB on all HF bands. QSL via XE1HPT.
NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ4, SA-006 Rick, PJ4/NE8Z, is staying on the island of Bonaire from Feb 4-13. He is working in CW/SSB not only on the main bands but also on the WARC and 6m bands. QSL via NE8Z.
PALMYRA AND JARVIS ISLANDS, KH5, OC-085 The Palmyra Atoll shall be activated from Feb 3-18! More information is not available.
PERU, OA DL3ALF, DL5YWM, DL1NL and DL2JRM will be QRV from Lima working in CW and SSB from Feb 5-19. They also plan to visit the IOTA group SA-073.
POLAND, SP The special event station SN7IARU celebrates 80 years of IARU and also 75 years of the Polish club PZK between Feb 1 and Apr 30.
SINT MAARTEN, PJ7, NA-105 Ron, PJ7/ND5S, and Sue, PJ7/KF5LG, will spend their holidays on this island from Feb 6-26. They will work in CW/SSB/RTTY on 160-10m. Ron plans to participate in the single op/low power categories of the CQ/RJ RTTY WPX Contest (Feb 12/13) and the ARRL CW Contest (Feb 19/20). Find more information at: http://www.qsl.net/nd5s/
SOMALIA, 6O Silvano, I2YSB, Andrea, IK1PMR, Marcello, IK2DIA, Beppe, IK2WXV, and Riccardo, IZ5BRW, are working with two stations signing 6O0CW on 160-6m 24 hours a day from Feb 3-17. QSL via M5AAV (bureau) or direct to I2YSB. Part of the equipment will be left in Somalia for the local amateurs. Check also their homepage at: http://www.i2ysb.com/6o/
SPRATLY ISLANDS, 1S, AS-051 Six Philippine HAMs plan to activate the Philippine part of the Spratly Islands Group some time between now and June. The operators will be DU1EV, DU1JXP, DU1MHX, 4F1OZ, 4F2KWT and 4F3BA. QSL via 4F2KWT. More information is not available yet. How do you say? Stay tuned...
THE GAMBIA, C5 Alan, G3XAQ, and Steve, G4EDG, are signing C56C only in CW with 100 watts and wire antennae between Jan 28 and Feb 10. QSLs via G3SWH.
TUNISIA, 3V The special event calls TS1WHC (3V8ST), TS2WHC (3V8CB), TS3WHC (3V8SQ), TS4WHC (3V8SF), TS5WHC (3V8SM), TS6WHC (3V8SJ) and TS7WHC (3V8SS) are active on the air during the World Handball Championships until Feb 6. QSLs via bureau.
UKRAINE, UR The special event station EM60J is working in all modes on all bands to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Conference of Yalta at the end of World War II from Feb 4-11. QSL via UU5JYA.
USA, W The clubstation of the "Naval Postgraduate School" K6LY is working from the lighthouse at Point Pinos (ARLHS USA-634) from Feb 1-7. Listen for K6P on 7270, 14270, 21370 and 28370 kHz. QSL via WC6DX, unfortunately only direct.
QSL direct: 3D2XA, 5H1BP, 5K5Z, 6W7RV, 9U6PM, A43DI (AS-112),A92GR (AS-002), BO0K (AS-102), C91Z, EL2PM, FH/F6AIG, FK/JM1YGG,HC1AJQ (EA7FTR), FM5JC, IR0PS (IK0AIH), KD6WW/VY0 (NA-196), LU1NDC (EA7FTR),LX7I, OM3SEM, P29VVB (OC-008, OC-025), RX3BP/9 (AS-109), S79MH, T30T, TK/IK2JYT (EU-064), TR8CR (F8EN), V73WJ, VP2ENK, VP2MQQ, VP5X (OH3RB), VP8SDX, WP2Z (KU9C), YA/DL2JRM, YW1A, ZA/IK2DUW, ZF2DR, ZK1SSB, ZV1R (N1IBM), ZY0K, ZY8C
QSL bureau: 3B9C, 4W2A, 5U5Z, 5W0SS (DL2MDZ), 6W8CK (DH7WW), AP2ARS (S53R), BV2B, FG/DL2AWG, FM/DL2AWG, FS/N3KS (K5KV), H40H (P29KM), HI9/K8WK, KH7U (AH6NF), OH0EC (DL1EKC), PJ7/KM3T, V31RE (K4VU), VP2MBA, W1TC/VP9, YB0AZ, YB0ZZ
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
DATE CALL DXNL 25Jan-03Feb 3B8/HA7TM 1419 NOW -Apr05 3CAK 1418/1420 27Jan-22Feb 3D2/HA8IB.. 1420 11Feb-??Feb 3Y0X 1418/1420 06Feb-13Feb 6F1IHF 1421 * 03Feb-13Feb 6O0CW 1421 * 14Oct-Apr05 6O0JT 1407 01Dec-05Mar 8N0SON 1412 NOW -25Feb 9H3CT 1419 03Feb-13Feb 9M6/PA0RRS 1421 * NOW -Feb05 9U6PM 1400 28Jan-10Feb C56C 1421 * 06Feb-26Feb C6AMM/C6AWW 1421 * 22Jan-03Feb CT9M 1419 02Feb.07Mar DH8WR/HC2 1421 * 04Feb-11Feb EM60J 1421 * NOW -Mar05 EY/F5NHJ.. 1410 NOW -Nov05 HF0POL 1417 25Jan-25Apr HF4IARU 1419 25Jan-06Mar HF8IARU 1419 NOW -Feb05 IA0PS 1413 23Jan-08Feb IQ5VR,IQ1IV 1420 NOW -Apr05 J20FH 1416/1417 NOW -Apr05 JW4SNA 1408 01Feb-07Feb K6LY 1420 01Feb-07Feb K6P 1421 * NOW -05Mar KC4/N3SIG 1410 NOW -Apr05 KP2/KL7JR 1415 21Jan-06Feb KP2/G4RCG 1418 21Jan-06Feb KP2/KI7VR 1418 05Feb-19Feb OA/DL3ALF.. 1421 * 09Feb-15Feb OH0W 1421 * 01Feb-26Feb P40LE 1420 09Feb-18Feb P40MH 1421 * 18Nov-18May P49MR 1411 04Feb-13Feb PJ4/NE8Z 1421 * 06Feb-26Feb PJ7/ND5S.. 1421 * 04Feb-97Feb S3A 1421 * NOW -Apr05 S9SS 1390 01Feb-30Apr SN7IARU 1421 * 15Feb-15Mar SQ75FMU 1417 NOW -Apr05 ST2T 1418 NOW -Mar05 T98AQL 1410 NOW -Feb06 TJ3SL 1407 23Jan-06Feb TM6OLW/TM6OLS 1419 27Jan-13Feb TO0O 1420 NOW -06Feb TS1WHC.. 1421 * NOW -Sep05 TT8FT 1401 NOW -Mar05 VK0MT 1418 26Jan-03Feb VP2V/W3HQ 1419 18Jan-Feb05 VP8DIF 1418 20Nov-Feb05 XU7POS.. 1411 NOW -2005 XW3DT 1410 NOW Feb05 YI9KT/YI9GT 1408 NOW -Mar06 ZD8I 1402 31Jan-17Feb ZK1WET.. 1420 NOW -31Dec ZS75PTA 1419 * = new .. = and other calls
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