DX-NL 1085 - March 2, 1998
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV
(PR: DJ5AV @ OE9XPI.AUT.EU)
translated into English by Bob, DL7VOA
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
VP9ID via K1EFI
VR2/OH2YY via OH2YY ?
XE2EBE via AA6DP
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 *
160m 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 80m 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 40m P40K 7065 0555Z via I2EOW, bureau S79MX 7003 1527Z via HB9MX, bureau V26NR 7054 2244Z VR2GY 7004 1729Z direct 30m 9M2TO 10102 1537Z via bureau J3/K4LTA 10103 2320Z via bureau VQ9JC 10116 1543Z via WB9IHH ZL7DK 10102 1755Z via DK7YY, bureau 20m 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 17m J3/N1FVR 18162 1533Z KH6FHX 18120 1834Z ex WA9VJM 15m 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 12m 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 10m 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.
QSLs arrived directly: 3XA8DX (DJ6SI+DJ9ZB), AL7R, BD7YA, S79AF (HB9AFH), PJ5AA (operator 7Z5OO)(via N2AU)
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