DX Newsletter 1085
March 2, 1998

DX-NL 1085 - March 2, 1998
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: mikeoerter.dj5av@t-online.de)

translated into English by Bob, DL7VOA
(e-mail: robert@wirtschaft.tu-ilmenau.de)


VP8 - SOUTH SHETLANDS CE9AAP from the Chilenian Capitan Arturo Prat Base is QRV on 14180 and 14210 kHz daily from 2230-0200 UTC. QSL via CE2LOL.


5W - WESTERN SAMOA During the fourth stop of the OKKDXF Pacific trip (DXNL 1082) they will be QRV as 5W0SZ and 5W0VV from March 5-23. Perhaps there are also KH8/KF4MIN and KH8/WP2AIH active from American Samoa at this time. QSL via OKKDX Foundation.

KH1 - HOWLAND ISLAND After stopping on Palmyra and Kingman N4BQW/mm (14152/14226 kHz) is now heading for Howland Island. K4AU/WH1 (QSL via K4AU) in SSB and WA4FFW/NH1 in CW (QSL via WA4FFW) shall be QRV from March 5-11.

KH3 - JOHNSTON ISLAND Al, KK5ZX, arrived on March 3 and hopes to be active from the club station between March 10 and April 10. QSL via K3SX.

KH5K - KINGMAN REEF Chuck, N4BQW, became QRV as N4BQW/KH5K for 24 hours on Feb 26/27. Afterwards he rejoined the Palmyra Team again to operate from KH1 (Howland Island). QSL via WA4FFW.

KH6 - HAWAII Tamaki, KH6/JG1OUT, should be on the air in CW and SSB on 10-40m from March 7-10. QSL via JA bureau or to his CBA.

KH9 - WAKE ISLAND N6MZ/KH9 and N2OO/KH9 became QRV. For more info and log search check the internet at: http://www.goldtel.net/ddxa/. QSL via WA4YBV.

T32 - EASTERN KIRIBATI T32O is on the air from Kiritimati daily on 14131 kHz at 1830Z. QSL via WC5P.


CT3 - MADEIRA Walter, CT3XN, is active until March 12. QSL via DJ6QT.

ZS - SOUTH AFRICA The ZS26BI activity from Bird Island (DXNL 1079) shall take place from March 9-13.


C6 - BAHAMAS Ray, AA6EW/C6A, is QRV from Great Abaco Island (NA-080) from March 1-14 (including ARRL SSB Contest). QSL via AA6EW.

PJ4 - BONAIRE Tom, K2TW, and Noah, K2NG, are QRV as PJ9G in the ARRL SSB Contest.

HR - HONDURAS Bruce, HR6/W4OVU, and Julio, HR6/WD4JNS, are QRV from Roatan Island (NA-057) on 6-80m from March 3-10.

J3 - GRENADA Harry, W8KKF, and N9NS shall be QRV again as J37K(?) and J3/N9NS(?) from March 4-10 and during the ARRL SSB Contest. During the week they are QRV on the WARC bands. QSL via homecalls.

VP2V - BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS Bob Denniston, W0DX/VP2VI (ex W4NN), made the first DXpedition to the Bahamas signing VP7NG in 1948. He and other former operators will use the SX-28A transceiver from that time signing VP2VI/50 on 10-40m on March 14/15. QSL via AB1U.

VP5 - TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS Will, AA4NC, is active as VP5NC in CW and RTTY on all bands from March 3-10 (including ARRL SSB Contest).

ZF - CAYMAN ISLANDS Joe, W6VNR (ex WA6VNR), is QRV again from Cayman (NA-016) signing ZF2AH in the ARRL SSB Contest. Prior to the contest he is QRV in CW on the WARC and lowbands. QSL via W6VNR, also via bureau.

FS - ST MARTIN Eddie, EA3NY, participates in the ARRL SSB Contest as FS5PL from March 4-9. He plans to call for Europe on 40/80m during the nights.


3W - VIETNAM Anders, SM0ORV, is on the air from Hanoi signing XV7SV on 15-80m until the end of June. QSL via homecall.

9M2 - WESTERN MALAYSIA Brett, VR98BG/VS6BG, is on the air as 9M6BG again especially on 30-80m and perhaps also on 160m between Feb 26 and March 10. QSL via VS6BG, Brett Graham, Box 12727, Hong Kong, China.


ARRL SSB Contest: March 7, 0000 UTC till March 8, 2400 UTC. Bands: 10-160m. Work: W/VE. Exchange: RS+output (W/VE: state/province)

More announcements for the ARRL SSB Contest:

HR6/W4OVU via W4OVU (with SASE/return postage)
HU1X via YT1AD
HU4X via Z32AU
KG4GC via W4WX, Bill Gallier,4094 Sandy Run Drive E,Middleburg,FL 32068,USA
NH7A via N2AU
OE9S via bureau to OE2GEN
OH0W via OH2IW
PJ9G via K2NG
TI5N via TI5KD
VP9IB operator AJ2U and N2KJM
VR2/OH2YY via OH2YY ?
ZP0Z operator ZP5AZL


DATE           CALL            DXNL

Feb 28-Mar 12  3A/DJ7RJ        1084
Mar 24-Apr 1   3D2KT, 3D2TN    1082, 1084
Mar 3 -May     4S7BRG          1084
Feb 28-Mar 8   5A21PA          1084
Mar 15-Mar 22! 5W0SZ, 5W0VW    1082
Feb 19-Mar 11  8Q7BV, 8Q7BE    1083       
      -Dec 31  9J2AM           1084
Feb 26-Mar 10  9M6BG           1085 *
Feb 20-Mar 9   9N1UD           1074

Mar 5 -Mar 14  A35KT, A35TN    1082
Mar 1 -Mar 14  AA6EW/C6A       1085 * 
      -Mar 12  CT3XN           1085 *
Feb 28-Mar 11  DU1/DF8AN       1084
      -Mar     EM1HO           1084
Mar            FG   (F2HE)     1080/1081
Mar 4 -Mar 9   FS5PL           1085 *
Jan 21-Mar 18  FT5WG           1071, 1078
Mar 3 -Mar 10  HR6/W4OVU etc   1085 *
Mar 4 -Mar 10  J37K ?          1085 *
Mar 1 -Mar 8   J7/W2KKZ        1084
      -Mar 31  JY9RU           1063, 1085 *

Mar 11-Mar 14  KH2/DF8AN       1084
Mar 10-Apr 10  KH3  (KK5ZX)    1085 *
Feb 4 -Feb 27  KA4IST/KH5 etc  1080
Feb 21-Mar 8   KH6N (NH7A)     1082
Mar 7 -Mar 10  KH6/JG1OUT      1085 *
Feb 26-Mar 11  K8XP/KH9        1083
Feb   -Mar     P40K etc        1082
Feb 18-Mar 8   PJ8A etc        1083
Feb 27-Mar 8   T48RAC          1084
Feb 5 -Mar     TR8CR           1080
Jan 15-Mar     TT8JE           1077, 1079

Feb   -Mar     V26B etc        1083 
Feb 27-Mar 8   V26DX           1084
Mar 14-Mar 28  V6, T8 (DF8AN)  1084 
Mar 14-Mar 15  VP2VI/50        1085 *
Feb 14-Feb 28  VP5FXB etc      1082
Mar 3 -Mar 10  VP5NC           1085 *
Feb   -Apr 98  VQ9PH, VQ9JC    1084 
Mar 5 -Mar 12  K4AU/WH1 etc    1080
Soon           WH2Z            1079
      -Jun     XV7SV           1085 *
Early Mar      ZF2AH           1085 *
Feb 24-Mar 9   ZL7DK           1083
Early 1999     ZL9             1081
Mar 9 -Mar 13  ZS26BI          1079, 1085 *

"NEW": 1085 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   3DA0CA      1828  0335Z via bureau
   C6AJR       1842  0116Z via W8GEX
   CL8VP       1828  0619Z via HI3JH, CBA
   CT3BX       1887  0011Z CBA
   FM5BH       1829  0404Z via W3HNK, direct
   J3/K4LTA    1833  0513Z via bureau 
   OY9JD       1840  0318Z direct
   P40K        1848  2351Z via I2EOW, bureau
   PJ8/ND5S    1823  0120Z via homecall
   S79MX       1833  2226Z via HB9MX, bureau
   TF8SM       1822  2246Z via bureau
   V47KP       1835  0557Z via K2SB, return postage
   ZL7DK       1824  0711Z via DK7YY, bureau

   9Y4KB       3512  0516Z
   BV5BG       3797  2227Z via I0WDX, direct
   FM5BH       3794  2240Z via F6HEQ, direct
   PJ9JT       3505  2338Z via W1AX, bureau
   V31VT       3505  0600Z via Box 3777, Omaha, NE 68103, USA
   VK9NS       3508  1841Z direct

   P40K        7065  0555Z via I2EOW, bureau
   S79MX       7003  1527Z via HB9MX, bureau
   V26NR       7054  2244Z
   VR2GY       7004  1729Z direct

   9M2TO      10102  1537Z via bureau
   J3/K4LTA   10103  2320Z via bureau 
   VQ9JC      10116  1543Z via WB9IHH
   ZL7DK      10102  1755Z via DK7YY, bureau

   5A21PA     14025  0809Z via ON4APS, bureau
   FK8GM      14196  1228Z via WB2RAJ, bureau
   KA4IST/KH5 14024  1155Z via AC7DX, direct
   N4BQW/KH5K 14195  1721Z via WA4FFW 
   KH8/N5OLS  14035  1350Z via AA5BL
   N6MZ/KH9   14025  1410Z via WA4YBV
   S0RASD     14219  1801Z via EA2JG, direct
   V73EX      14246  1143Z via CBA
   VQ9JC      14140  1749Z via WB9IHH

   J3/N1FVR   18162  1533Z
   KH6FHX     18120  1834Z ex WA9VJM

   8Q7UO      21260  1046Z via DL5UO
   9G5SW      21020  0957Z via G3VMW
   C6AJR      21260  1353Z via WB8GEX 
   EP2MKO     21007  0809Z via UA6HCW, bureau
   VQ9PH      21265  1544Z via W2JDK

   5NB3CPR    24901  1400Z via SP5CFR, bureau
   CP8XA      24894  1331Z via DG9NB, bureau 
   HD2RG      24945  1520Z via HC2RG
   HF0POL     24906  1043Z via SP3BGD, bureau
   J3/N1FVR   24971  1328Z via OE3GRU
   S79MX      24890  1059Z via HB9MX, bureau
   TL8PL      24900  1345Z via F5LNA, direct
   V26NR      24950  1317Z
   VK9NS      24941  0657Z direct
   VU2TS      24898  0932Z via I1YRL, bureau
   ZL7DK      24893  0927Z via DK7YY, bureau

   9X0A       28485  1151Z via DL5WM
   CX1EU      28500  1650Z
   DU1KT      28495  1037Z via DD3OE
   FR5DN      28007  0943Z
   P40K       28508  1813Z via I2EOW, bureau


Iris A Colvin, W6QL, former President of the YASME Foundation, passed away at the age of 83 on February 18. The Colvins became well known all over the world by activating more than 100 rare DXCC Countries since the mid 40's.

QSL Routes

QSLs arrived directly: 3XA8DX (DJ6SI+DJ9ZB), AL7R, BD7YA, S79AF (HB9AFH), PJ5AA (operator 7Z5OO)(via N2AU)

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