DX-NL 1424 February 24, 2005
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
ANTARCTICA, VP8/A LU1ZAB is working from from the station "Teniente Matienzo" (LU-16) on the Larsen Ice Shelf (AN-016) mostly on 14290 kHz around 2100 UTC at the weekend. More information can be found on the website: http://www.mdxc.org/antarctica/activity/2005.htm. --- LU4ZS is active as well from "Vicecomodoro Marambio" (LU-13) on Seymour Island (AN-013).
ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8, AF-003 Andy, G0JLX, intends to hit the airwaves with 100 watts signing ZD8AD from Feb 24 until Mar 21. QSL via G0JLX, bureau ok.
AZORES ISLAND, CU, EU-175 DL3OI, DL4LQM, DL5AXX, DL5LYM and DL8WAA will take part in the ARRL CW Contest as CU2M from Sao Miguel (EU-175). They plan to stay until March 21.
BAHAMAS, C6 Bill, C6AWB (NE1B) and Tom, C6ANM, are active from Feb 24 until Mar 8 including the CQ 160 SSB and the ARRL SSB Contest. They plan to visit Berry Island (NA-054) from Mar 1-3. QSLs for both stations via WA2IYO.
BELIZE, V3 W9MDP, NZ9Z and W8JWN will be QRV from Mar 2-9. It is not sure if they use the callsign V31MD. --- NS0B, WC0W and NU0Q will sign V31EV in the ARRL DX CW Contest. QSL via NS0B.
BULGARIA, LZ To celebrate the 127th anniversary of the liberation fronm the Ottomans the special event station LZ127LO will be QRV on: CW: 1824, 3514, 7014, 10104, 14014, 18074, 21014, 24894 and 28014 kHz; SSB 1850, 3714, 7074, 14244, 18144, 21244, 24944, 28444 kHz from Mar 1-31. QSL via LZ1KZA.
BURKINA FASO, XT SM5DJZ will hit the airwaves from Ouagadougou signing XT2JZ mainly in CW on 40-10m but also in the ARRL DX SSB Contest between Feb 26 and Mar 11. QSL via SM5DJZ.
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, TL Claudio, IV3OWC, plans to work with 100 watts during his spare time from Feb 28 until Mar 5. QSL via IV3OWC.
DODECANES, SV5, EU-001 Willi, SV5/DJ7RJ, will activate the island of Kos (EU-001) mainly on the lowbands between Feb 28 and Mar 19.
INDONESIA, YB, OC-021 Stan, YB0AJR, will be QRV as YE0X from Java (OC-021) in the CQ WW 160m Contest on Feb 26/27. QSL via bureau.
IRELAND, EI, EU-115 The special event station EI05CCC is working from the European Cultural Capital 2005 Cork throughout the whole year of 2005. All QSOs will be confirmed via the bureau automatically.
ISLE OF MAN, GD, EU-116 Martin, G4XUM, will sign MD4K in the CQWW 160m SSB Contest on Feb 26/27. QSL via G3NKC.
KENYA, 5Z Enrico, IV3SBE, is momentarily very active as 5Z4ES in SSB on 80/40/20/ 15/12/10m during the weekends. QSL via IV3SBE, bureau ok.
KUWAIT, 9K As every year the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society (KARS) is celebrating the National and Liberation Day as 9K44NLD on Feb 25/26. QSL via 9K2RR.
MALAYSIA, 9M6, AS-015 Rich, PA0RRS, will be QRV as 9M6/PA0RRS/2 from Penang (AS-015) between Feb 27 and Mar 19. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.
MALTA, 9H, EU-023 The special event station 9H2NCC will work from the World Carnival from Mar 1-31. QSL direct via 9H4DX.
MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7 Steve, N4TKP, is now living on the Marshall Islands and received the callsign V73CS. He plans to activate several atolls over the next 18 months.
MAURITANIA, 5T Phil, G3SWH, Jim, G3RTE, Jean, ON8RA, and Adriano, ON5GA, are working from Nouakchott signing 5T0CW only in CW from Feb 24 until Mar 4. QSL via G3SWH, bureau ok.
MAURITIUS, 3B8, AF-049 After visiting Reunion Didier, F5TNI, is now working from Mauritius mainly in CW as 3B8/F5TNI. QSL via homecall.
MONTSERRAT, VP2M, NA-103 Art, N2NB, is on the air as VP2MDY on 160-6m from Feb 24 until Mar 8. --- After working from Antigua Larry, W1LR, and Bill, W4WX, are now active as VP2MHS and VP2MHX mainly in PSK31 and RTTY on 20/17/15/12/10m between Feb 24 and Mar 2. QSL unfortunately only direct.
NAMIBIA, V5 Janusz, SP6IXF, and Przemek, SP7VC, will sign V51IXF and V51VC from the Farm "Heimat" from Feb 25 until Mar 11. More information is available online at: http://www.sp5zcc.waw.pl/dxpeditions/v5/
NEPAL, 9N 9N7JO is the callsign of Stig, LA7JO, in Kathmandu. He is working in SSB, CW and RTTY on 160-15m for about one year. QSL via Stig Lindblom, Jum Changphimai, 147/1 Moo 3, Tambon Boot, Ban Ta Bong, Phimai, TH-30110 Nakhon Ratchashima, Thailand.
NIUE, ZK2, OC-040 Murray, VE7HA, plans to work as ZK2HA with 100 watts and a vertical mostly in SSB on 40-6m some time during Feb/March.
PETER I ISLAND, 3Y/P, AN-004 3Y0X will not hit the airwaves in the next time! They should be active these days but now the DXpedition is cancelled! After having the vessel "Antarctic Dream" still in the dockyard and the newly chartered "Cavendish Sea" delayed, they do not have enough time left to stay on Peter I Island itself. Sorry for the team who invested months of work and much money.
POLAND, SP The special event station SP140JL (Joseph Langer, 1865-1918) will be QRV from Mar 1-31. QSL via bureau.
RUSSIA, UA The "Winteriada 2005" takes place from Feb 22 until Mar 12. During this time you can work the special event stations UE0SDX, UE0SZA, UE0SZB, UE0SZI, UE0SZL, UE0SXF and UE0SYY.
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1/S, OC-083 Magnus, SM6WET/ZK1WET, Tomas, SM6XMY/ZK1XMY, Tim, ZK1SDE, and Jed, ZK1SDZ, will be active from Aitutaki (OC-083) mainly on 17m and 20m between Feb 24 and Mar 3. QSLs via M3SDE.
SOUTH KOREA, HL DT0HF will be the callsign of a station on the island of Taebu (AS-105) from Feb 25-27. QSL via HL2FDW, bureau ok.
SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, VP8/SS, AN-010 LU1ZC is working from the "Decepcion Detachment" (LU-04) on the island of Deception (AN-010) and LU1ZS from "Juan Camara Deatchment" (LU-17) on Livingston Island (AN-010) on 14290 kHz during the weekends from 2100-2200 UTC.
ST KITTS AND NEVIS, V4, NA-104 Mike, V4/W1USN, Bob, V4/AA1M, and Scott, V4/W1SSR, are QRV in CW/SSB/PSK from Feb 24 until Mar 4.
SWAINS ISLAND, KH8, OC-200 Kan, JA1BK, John, K1ER, Tet, JH1JGX, Yuichi, JR2KDN, Paul, F6EXV, Jim, N9TK, and Burt, W0MY, plan to become QRV as KH8SI from Swains Island (OC-200) from Mar 2-6. The team is the opinion that the privately owned island is far enough from Tutuila to form a new DXCC entity after article II, paragraph 2. More information available at http://www.swains-island.org
USA, W, NA-062 Bodo, W4/DL3OCH, will work in CW on 40-10m from Key West (NA-062, USI FL-040S, Monroe County) between Feb 25 and Mar 6. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.
DATE CALL DXNL NOW 3B8/F5TNI 1424 * NOW -Apr05 3CAK 1418/1420 NOW 3Y0X 1424 * 24Feb-04Mar 5T0CW 1424 * NOW 5Z4ES 1424 * 14Oct-Apr05 6O0JT 1407 01Dec-05Mar 8N0SON 1412 01Mar-31Mar 9H2NCC 1424 * NOW -25Feb 9H3CT 1419 25Feb-26Feb 9K44NLD 1424 * 27Feb-19Mar 9M6/PA0RRS/2 1424 * NOW -31Dec 9N7JO 1424 * NOW -Feb05 9U6PM 1400 23Feb-02Mar 9Y4/DL4FP.. 1423 10Feb-24Feb 9Y4/YL2KL.. 1423 06Feb-26Feb C6AMM/C6AWW 1421 24Feb-98Mar C6ANM/C6AWB 1424 * 22Feb-??? CN2J 1423 NOW -21Mar CU2M 1424 * 02Feb.07Mar DH8WR/HC2 1421 25Feb-27Feb DT0HF 1424 * NOW -May05 DX0K 1422/1423 NOW -31Dec EI05CCC 1424 * NOW -Mar05 EY/F5NHJ.. 1410 16Feb-26Feb FS/K9EL 1422 NOW FT1WK,FT5WJ 1423 01Feb-31Dec HA200CVM 1423 NOW -Nov05 HF0POL 1417 25Jan-25Apr HF4IARU 1419 25Jan-06Mar HF8IARU 1419 21Feb-04Mar HH4/K2AC.. 1423 NOW -Feb05 IA0PS 1413 NOW -Apr05 J20FH 1416/1417 NOW -14Mar J88DR 1423 NOW -Apr05 JW4SNA 1408 NOW -05Mar KC4/N3SIG 1410 02Mar-06Mar KH8SI 1424 * NOW -Apr05 KP2/KL7JR 1415 NOW LU1ZAB 1424 * NOW LU1ZC 1424 * NOW LU1ZS 1424 * NOW LU4ZS 1424 * 01Mar-31Mar LZ127LO 1424 * 26Feb-27Feb MD4K 1424 * 01Feb-26Feb P40LE 1420 23Feb-08Mar P40W 1423 18Nov-18May P49MR 1411 06Feb-26Feb PJ7/ND5S.. 1421 20Feb-26Feb S92RI 1423 NOW -Apr05 S9SS 1390 01Feb-30Apr SN7IARU 1421 01Mar-31Mar SP140JL 1424 * 15Feb-15Mar SQ75FMU 1417 NOW -Apr05 ST2T 1418 28Feb-19Mar SV5/DJ7RJ 1424 * NOW -Mar05 T98AQL 1410 NOW -Feb06 TJ3SL 1407 28Feb-05Mar TL/IV3OWC 1424 * 14Feb-27Feb TM8ANT 1422 NOW -Sep05 TT8FT 1401 NOW -20Mar TT8KLJ 1423 22Feb-12Mar UE0SDX.. 1424 * 21Feb-24Feb V25LR,V25WX 1423 NOW V31EV 1424 * 02Mar-09Mar V31MD 1424 * 24Feb-04Mar V4/AA1M.. 1424 * 25Feb-11Mar V51IXF 1424 * 25Feb-11Mar V51VC 1424 * NOW V73CS 1424 * NOW -30Apr VE7JZ 1422 NOW -Mar05 VK0MT 1418 24Feb-08Mar VP2MDY 1424 * 24Feb-02Mar VP2MHS 1424 * 24Feb-02Mar VP2MHX 1424 * 23Feb-09Mar VP2V/DL7UFR.1423 18Jan-Feb05 VP8DIF 1418 25Feb-06Mar W4/DL3OCH 1424 * 20Feb-05Mar WA2USA/4 1423 22Feb-08Mar WP2Z 1423 27Feb-27Feb YE0X 1424 * 26Feb-11Mar XT2JZ 1424 * 20Nov-Feb05 XU7POS.. 1411 NOW -2005 XW3DT 1410 NOW Feb05 YI9KT/YI9GT 1408 24Feb-21Mar ZD8AD 1424 * NOW -Mar06 ZD8I 1402 24Feb-03Mar ZK1WET.. 1424 * NOW ZK2HA 1424 * NOW -31Dec ZS75PTA 1419 * = new .. = and other calls
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