DX-NL 1083 - February 16, 1998
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV
(PR: DJ5AV @ OE9XPI.AUT.EU)
translated into English by Bob, DL7VOA
KH9 - WAKE ISLAND K8XP, N2DD, N6MZ and N2WB (of the Dateline DX Ass.) will be on the air especially for europe and on the lowbands between February 26 and March 11. QSL and donations via WA4YBV.
T30 - WESTERN KIRIBATI T30JH shall be QRV again (mostly on 6m) until February 24. QSL via homecall VK2GJH.
ZL7 - CHATHAM ISLAND DL8WPX/YB1AQS, DL3DXX, DL7UFN, DK7YY, DK1BT and DL2OAP are planning a large scale operation as ZL7DK with three stations active mostly in CW on the lowbands between Feb 24 and March 9. Using the same equipment as VK9XY, VK9CR and P29VXX they intend to return with similar QSO numbers. QSL via bureau to DK7YY.
CN - MOROCCO After logging 6400 QSOs CN2IB (DXNL 1081) was shut down prematurely on Feb 6. Their transceiver and amplifier broke down because they had temporary voltages of up to 380 volts (instead of 220 volts) in their hotel in Agadir. QSL via OM1APD.
8P - BARBADOS Mar, LA7AT, will be on the air between Feb 23 and Mar 2. He will receive his callsign upon arrival on the island. QSL via LA7AT. - Steve, 8P9AP, is once again active from the St Lawrence Gap (also in the ARRL CW Contest) from Feb 17-24. QSL via homecall K2WE.
C6 - BAHAMAS Joe, C6AJR (W8GEX), and John, C6AIE (WZ8D), will be on the air as C6AIE especially during the CQ 160m SSB Contest between Feb 25 and March 4. QSL via bureau to WZ8D or with sufficient return postage to John Walker, 1930 Meredith Dr, Loveland, OH 45140-7216, USA. C6AJR via W8GEX, Joe Pater, 1894 Old Oxford Rd, Hamilton, OH 45013, USA.
FS - ST MARTIN Dennis, K7BV, will take part in the ARRL CW Contest signing FS5PL on Feb 21/22. QSL via N0JT. QSLs for his QSOs as FS/K7BV should be sent via bureau or to Dennis Motschenbacher, 4357 Appolonia Way, Carson City, NV 89704, USA.
HI - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Sigi, DL7DF/HI, should be on the air between Feb 23 and March 5. - Staffan, SM7DQW/HI, has been announced for Feb 15 till March 1.
HK0 - SAN ANDRES ISLAND HK0/KB5GL will be active between Feb 26 and March 3. QSL via AC7DX.
PJ - ST MAARTEN Ron, ND5S, Sue, KF5LG, Bill, W8EB, and W8DVC are QRV again as PJ8/ homecall between Feb 18 and March 8. Operations include 160m and the ARRL contest (signing PJ8A). Contest QSLs via W9NIP, all others via their homecalls.
V2 - ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA AA1M, W1HL, KA1MID and W1USN intend to be QRV from NA-100 between February 23 and March 2. QSLs via bureau to their homecalls. - V26B will be activated during both ARRL contests. QSL via WT3Q. The Operators are V26A (Dale/N3BNA via WB3DNA);V26B (Sam/WT3Q via WT3Q) V26DX (Doug/W3CF via KK3S); V26E (Darrell/AB2E via AB2E) and V26U (Bill/W2UDT via W2UDT), John/N2NC, Andy/N2NT, John/WA2C and more.
VP2E - ANGUILLA ISLAND Dick, K3DI, will participate in the ARRL CW Contest on Feb 21/22 signing VP2EEI. He hopes to be QRV from French St Martin signing FS/K3DI during the WWDX 160m SSB Contest. QSL via bureau to K3DI or via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
8Q - MALDIVES HB9DIF and DL8NBE want to repeat their 1997 activity from Dhiffushi situated in the South Ari atoll. They should be active as 8Q7BV in CW and 8Q7BE in SSB/RTTY between February 19 and March 11. QSLs to their homecalls via bureau ONLY!
4U1ITU - ITU HEADQUARTERS GENEVA Aki, JA5CUX, is QRV on Feb 20/21. QSL via bureau to 4U1ITU or direct to the IARC, Box 6, CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland.
GU - GUERNSEY ISLAND MU0/W7MAE is QRV between February 15 and March 1. QSL via W7MAE.
ARRL DX CW Contest: Feb 21, 0000 UTC till Feb 22, 2400 UTC. Bands: 10-160m. Work: W/VE (except KH6/KL7). Exchange: RST+output (W/VE: state)
ARRL DX CW Contest announced operations:
PY0FF via W9VA PY0ZFO via W9VA TI5N via TI5KD VP9ID via K1EFI XA5T via N5TU
DATE CALL DXNL Mar 23-Apr 1 3D2 (OKKDXF) 1082 postponed! 3X (G0AEV) 1082 Feb 20-Feb 21 4U1ITU 1083 * Mar 23-Mar 30 5W (OKKDXF) 1082 Feb 23-Mar 2 8P (LA7AT) 1083 * Feb 17-Feb 24 8P9AP 1083 * Feb 19-Mar 11 8Q7BV, 8Q7BE 1083 * Feb 4 -Feb 25 9G1AA 1050, 1080 -Feb 22 9G5BQ 1081 Feb 5 -Mar 1 9G5VJ 1072, 1080 Feb 12-Feb 24 9M0C 1057, 1077 Feb 20-Mar 6 9N1UD 1074 Mar 4 -Mar 14 A35 (OKKDXF) 1082 End of Feb C6A (W's) 1081 Feb 25-Mar 4 C6AJR etc 1083 * March FG (F2HE) 1080/1081 Feb 20-Feb 24 FO0 (OKKDXF) 1082 End of Feb FS5PL, FS/K7BV 1083 * Jan 21-Mar 18 FT5WG 1071, 1078 Feb 23-Mar 5 DL7DF/HI 1083 * Feb 15-Mar 1 SM7DQW/HI 1083 * Feb 26-Mar 3 HK0/KB5GL 1083 * Feb 1 -Feb 22 VE3BW/HR6 1080 Feb 10-Mar 1 J3/K4LTA etc 1076 Feb 15-Feb 23 J6 (W's) 1082 Feb 17-Feb 24 KG4DZ 1082 Mar 5 -Mar 12 KH1 (W's) 1080 Feb 4 -Feb 27 KH5, KA4IST etc 1080 Feb 28-Mar 1 KH5K (W's) 1080 Feb 21-Mar 8 KH6N (NH7A) 1082 March KH8 (OKKDXF) 1082 Feb 26-Mar 11 KH9 1083 * Dec 15-Mar 15 LU1ZC 1075 Feb 15-Mar 1 MU0/W7MAE 1083 * Feb -Mar P40K etc 1082 Feb 18-Mar 8 PJ8A etc 1083 * -Mar S79MX 1081 -Feb 24 T30JH 1083 * Feb 15-Mar 1 TJ1GB 1082 Feb 5 -Mar TR8CR 1080 Jan 15-Mar TT8JE 1077, 1079 Feb 23-Mar 2 V2/AA1M etc 1083 * Feb -Mar V26B etc 1083 * End of Feb VP2EEI 1083 * Feb 14-Feb 28 VP5FXB etc 1082 Soon WH2Z 1079 -Mar 98 ZK1DI 1073, 1078 Feb 24-Mar 9 ZL7DK 1083 * Beg of 1999 ZL9 1081 "NEW": 1083 *
160m 7X2RO 1830 2319Z via OM3CGN, also bureau 9G5VJ 1829 2310Z via G4ZVJ, bureau 9M0C 1825 2033Z via G3SWH, bureau CL8VP 1827 0620Z via HI3JH, CBA HK7/SM5HV 1824 0339Z JX7DFA 1848 1848Z via LA7DFA KP2/W0BV 1831 0540Z via W0BV S79MX 1830 2202Z via HB9MX, bureau TR8XX 1821 0432Z via bureau VK8AV 1822 1949Z VP8CTR 1826 0443Z via DL5EBE, bureau XE3AJM 1834 0615Z via bureau 80m 5N3CPR 3506 0012Z via SP5CPR, bureau 9M0C 3502 1807Z via G3SWH, bureau A45XR 3503 0158Z via SP5EXA, bureau DS2AGH 3796 2029Z via HL1XP, bureau HF0POL 3512 2337Z via SP3BGD, bureau S79MX 3508 0200Z via HB9MX, bureau VP5/N9CK 3507 0056Z via bureau 40m 5W0FN 7003 1759Z via HB9HFN, bureau 9M0C 7080 1725Z via G3SWH, bureau KP2/W0BV 7008 0038Z via W0BV ST2SA 7048 2003Z TR8XX 7045 1812Z via bureau 30m 9M0C 10102 1833Z via G3SWH, bureau D2BB 10109 2016Z via W3HNK, direct LU1ZC 10122 2138Z via LU6EF, bureau S79MX 10197 2257Z via HB9MX, bureau YK1AH 10103 1656Z via Box 9597, Damaskus, Syria ZK1DI 10103 0909Z via DK1RV, bureau 20m 3C1GS 14173 1838Z via EA5BYP, bureau A35FN 14010 0711Z via HB9HFN, bureau KA4IST/KH5 14270 1037Z via AC7DX, direct V51SG 14188 1811Z via bureau V73UX 14220 1102Z via V73AX VP8CTR 14087 2053Z via DL5EBE, bureau 17m 8P9FX 18091 1107Z via G3RFX, bureau 9M0C 18145 1006Z via G3SWH, bureau JT1KAA 18118 0944Z direct TU5GV 18140 0817Z via F8BEM ZL2UW 18078 0723Z via bureau 15m 3W6KA 21282 1042Z via Rho, Box 67, Saigon, Vietnam C91LCK/p 21260 1106Z via I4LCK, bureau CP4BT 21014 1234Z via DL9OT, bureau D2BB 21010 1105Z via W3HNK, direct V63BR 21015 1105Z via AA4US 12m 9M0C 24892 1005Z via G3SWH, bureau 9X0A 24892 0726Z via DL5WM A45XR 24902 0752Z via SP5EXA, bureau KG4CQ 24952 1703Z via WT4K, bureau KP2/K0TG 24895 1413Z LU1ZC 24896 1444Z via LU6EF, bureau 10m 5N3CPR 28028 1427Z via SP5CPR, bureau 9M0C 28025 1802Z via G3SWH, bureau A45XR 28020 0848Z via SP5EXA, bureau C91LCK 28475 1350Z via I4LCK, bureau KP2/W0BV 28020 1334Z via W0BV S79MX 28050 1024Z via HB9MX, bureau V51AT 28461 1142Z via DF2JQ
The Island DX News writes that in addition to the OKKDXF Pacific trip (DXNL 1082) ZK1 (South Cook) shall be activated on the lowbands from Feb 24 until March 4. QSL via OKDX Foundation.
The LYON DX GANG is collecting information to create a EUROPEAN MOST WANTED DXCC LIST. Everybody who worked K7K, ZK1XXP, VK9WM/WY or FT5ZG should leave them out. Send your scores before March 20, 1998 in packet radio to: F5PYI@F6BIG.FRHA.FRA.EU, via DX cluster to F5PYI > F6KDF-3, via e-mail to: email@example.com or direct to Laurent Borde, L'Orme,F-42520 Maclas, France. Different modes are of no interest at all. They are also interested in scores of those DXers who still miss 200 countries...
QSLs arrived directly: JW5NM, KH8/N5OLS (via N5JA), PJ5AA (via N2AU)
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