DX Newsletter 1086
March 9, 1998

DX-NL 1086 - March 9, 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)


3D - FIJI The last stopover on their trip will be Viti Levu (OC-016) between March 24 and April 1. They will be QRV as 3D2KT and 3D2TN and perhaps they will make also a trip to Rotuma or other Fiji islands. QSL via OKDX-Foundation.

5W - WESTERN SAMOA The activity of A35KT and A35TN was cancelled on short notice. To compensate this the OKDXF started their activity as 5W0SZ and 5W0VV already on March 6. QSL via OKDX Foundation.

FK - NEW CALEDONIA Eric, FK8GM, Franck, FK8HC, and Alain, FK8FI, will be on the air as TXK8DX (TX=French overseas, K=New Caledonia) during the WPX Contest on March 28/29. QSL via WB2RAJ.

KH1 - BAKER AND HOWLAND ISLANDS The activity of the MKDXF and SSIDXG (DXNL 1080) had to be aborted due to a severe storm on March 9.

KH4 - MIDWAY ISLAND Ted, NH4/NH6YK, was announced for March 18-29.

KH6 - HAWAII Mike, W0YR, will be QRV mostly in RTTY from Maui Island (OC-019) from March 7-10. QSL via AA9DX.


5H - TANZANIA Jim, 5H3/G0IXC, was QRV until March 11. Starting on March 29 he'll be on the air from Zanzibar (AF-032) as 5H1/G0IXC. QSL via G0IXC.

9U - BURUNDI Andy, 9X0A/RW3AH, is QRV as 9U5/9X0A on 14195 or 14292 kHz every Tuesday around 0500 UTC until the beginning of April.

CT3 - MADEIRA Walter, DJ6QT, became QRV as CT3BX, not as CT3XN. QSL via DJ6QT. (CT3BX geht sonst via Buero an HB9CRV.)

TR - GABON DJ4IJ was QRV as TR8SS until March 14. QSL via DK8ZD.

TY - BENIN Afterwards Sigi, DJ4LJ, will appear as TY1IJ from March 16-18. QSL via DK8ZD.

ZS - SOUTH AFRICA John, W3JLR (ex KA3DBN), postponed his trip to Africa (DXNL 1084) to May 1-21. QSL via bureau to W3JLR.


8P - BARBADOS Bob, 8P9IF, is active from March 13-16. QSL via G3PJT.

V2 - ANTIGUA Gavin, GM0GAV, is active mostly in CW on the WARC- and lowbands probably as V27X from March 11-20. QSL via GM0GAV.

YV0 - AVES ISLAND Luigino, YV5ENI, is on the air as 4M0I from Aves Island (NA-020) from March 15-20. Afterwards he will be QRV as 4M5I from La Tortuga Island (SA-044).

ZF - CAYMAN ISLANDS Ken, G4RWD, is QRV either as ZF1RD or as ZF/G4WRD from March 13-20. QSL via G4RWD.

YS - EL SALVADOR In El Salvador are only ten stations active on HF in the moment. Federico Ernesto Anliker, YS1FEA, Roberto Corleto, YS1CQ, and Oscar Sol, YS1SH, are QRV on 7055 kHz daily from 0200-0330Z. QSLs for these stations via Box 517, San Salvador, El Salvador.


4S - SRI LANKA Amateur radio stations have the prefix 4S0 (special event station), 4S5 (UHF only), 4S6 (restricted novice license for HF), 4S7 (normal HF license). 4P, 4R and 4Q are reserved for commercial stations.

9N - NEPAL Henning (ex OZ2CU and A22CU), is now active as 9N1CU from Kathmandu for the next two or three years. He has been spotted on 15, 20 and 80m already, 40m will follow in July. QSL via Henning, Box 4010, Katmandu, Nepal.

JD1 - OGASAWARA ISLAND JA1FUY, JF1GUQ, JA2CVF, JA1XVU and JI1FOL should be on the air as homecall/JD1 (also in SSTV) from March 14-17. - JF1LGD/JD1 is QRV from AS-031 mostly in SSB on 12-17m. He will go to Iwo Jima (AS-030) in the end of March. QSL via JF1LGD.

JY - JORDAN Daniel, F6ARU/JY9RU (exVU2DRU), will leave the country on March 31. QSL via F6ARU.

ZC6 - PALESTINE Yoshi, JA1UT, and other operators were announced as ZC6MPT for one week starting on March 13. QSL via JA1UT, also via JARL bureau.


CQWW WPX Contest SSB: March 28, 0000Z till March 29, 2400Z. Bands: 10-160m. Work: all stations, QSOs with own country count only as multipliers. Exchange: RS+QSO number.


DATE           CALL            DXNL

Mar 24-Apr 1   3D2KT/3D2TN     1084, 1086 *
Mar 15-Mar 20  4M0I            1086 *
Mar 3 -May     4S7BRG          1084
      -Mar 29  5H1, 5H3/G0IXC  1086 *
Mar 6 -Mar 22! 5W0SZ, 5W0VV    1082, 1086 *
Mar 13-Mar 16  8P9IF           1086 *   
      -Dec 31  9J2AM           1084
      -Apr     9U5/9X0A        1086 *

cancelled      A35KT, A35TN    1082, 1086 *
Mar 1 -Mar 14  AA6EW/C6A       1085 
      -Mar 12  CT3BX           1085, 1086 *
      -Mar     EM1HO           1084
Mar            FG   (F2HE)     1080/1081
Jan 21-Mar 18  FT5WG           1071, 1078
Mar 14-Mar 17  JA1FUY/JD1 etc  1086 *
now            JF1LGD/JD1      1086 *
      -Mar 31  JY9RU           1063, 1086 *
Mar 11-Mar 14  KH2/DF8AN       1084
Mar 10-Apr 10  KH3  (KK5ZX)    1085
Mar 7 -Mar 10  KH6  (W0YR)     1086 *
Mar 18-Mar 29  NH4/NH6YK       1086 *

Feb 5 -Mar     TR8CR           1080
      -Mar 14  TR8SS           1086 * 
Mar            TXK8DX          1086 *
Mar 16-Mar 18  TY1IJ           1086 *
Feb   -Mar     V26B etc        1083 
Mar 11-Mar 20  V27X ?          1086 *
Mar 14-Mar 22  V6, T8 (DF8AN)  1084 
Mar 14-Mar 15  VP2VI/50        1085
Feb   -Apr 98  VQ9PH, VQ9JC    1084 
Soon           WH2Z            1079
      -Jun     XV7SV           1085
Mar 13-Mar 20  ZC6MPT          1086 *
Mar 13-Mar 20  ZF1RD ?         1086 *
Mar            ZF2AH           1085
Early 1999     ZL9             1081
Mar 9 -Mar 13  ZS26BI          1079, 1085

"NEW": 1086 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   A45XR       1830  2017Z via SP5EXA, bureau
   C6AIE       1838  0328Z via WZ8D, bureau
   JX7DFA      1823  1903Z via LA7DFA, direct
   JY9QJ       1826  2116Z via DL5MBY, bureau
   KG4OX       1829  0549Z via W4OX
   KL7Y        1829  0515Z via CBA or bureau
   P40W        1832  0435Z via N2MM, bureau
   TL8PL       1835  2205Z via F5LNA, direct only!
   V26E        1830  0449Z via AB2E, bureau
   ZL7DK       1824  1701Z via DK7YY, bureau

   3C1GS       3800  2315Z via EA5BYP, bureau
   5A21PA      3504  2129Z via ON4APS, bureau
   5W0VV       3505  1615Z via OKDXF
   9V1AG       3800  2323Z via Box 5004, Singapore 508988
   CO8ZZ       3506  0515Z via HI3JH, CBA
   FM5BH       3794  2240Z via F6HEQ, direct
   HR6/WP4A    3510  0502Z

   4S7/DK3FW   7013  2017Z
   5W0SZ       7001  1410Z via OKDXF
   KG4OX       7068  0754Z via W4OX
   KH8/N5OLS   7005  1721Z via AA5BL

   5N3CPR     10104  0136Z via SP5CPR, bureau
   5W0VV      10116  0612Z via OKDXF
   8Q7BV      10103  1902Z via HB9DIF, bureau
   DS5USH     10105  1746Z via bureau
   FT5XN      10124  1947Z via F6PEN, bureau
   OX3FV      10121  2031Z also via bureau
   TF8GX      10123  1740Z
   ZL7DK      10109  1556Z via DK7YY, bureau

   3W5FM      14009  1459Z via UA0FM
   5W0SZ      14003  1051Z via OKDXF
   FT5XN      14143  1602Z via F6PEN, bureau
   K4AU/KH1   14195  1905Z via K4AU 
   N6MZ/KH9   14025  0839Z via WA4YBV
   P29PL      14246  1202Z via VK9NS, direct

   5W0VV      18077  0939Z via OKDXF
   KH8/N5OLS  18080  1036Z via AA5BL
   WA4FFW/NH1 18072  1914Z via WA4FFW
   OX3FV      18074  1429Z also via bureau
   YS9/Z32AU  18118  1448Z via Z32AU

   5W0VV      21027  0601Z via OKDXF
   C6AIE      21302  1431Z via WZ8D, bureau
   HH2LQ      21260  1608Z via KM6ON or NN6C 
   KG4WW      21287  1301Z via KX4WW
   YS9/YT1AD  21259  1513Z via YT1AD

   5A21PA     24960  0932Z via ON4APS, bureau
   8Q7BV      24896  0904Z via HB9DIF, bureau
   A41LZ      24941  1217Z via bureau
   DU3NXE     24902  0842Z via W4NXE, bureau
   FH/DL1DA   24895  1055Z via bureau
   KG4OX      24898  1630Z via W4OX
   SU1SK      24970  1450Z via Said, Box 6213411, Cairo, Egypt
   V26E       24894  1209Z via AB2E

   3C1GS      28493  1513Z via EA5BYP, bureau
   CX1JK      28473  1732Z
   EP2MKO     28015  1132Z via UA6HCW, bureau
   FH/DL1DA   28005  0859Z via bureau
   VK5BWR     28495  1017Z
   VQ9RU      28492  1216Z via KH2RU

More announcements for the ARRL SSB Contest:

9M6BG     via VR2BG
EM1HO     via I2PJA
HV4NAC    via IK0FVC
II4T      via IK4MHB
II9ZZ     via IT9PKO
ZF2MR     via W6MR
LW8EXF    via Operator LU7DW
OL8M      via OK1DRQ, Pavel POK, Sokolovska 59, 32312 Plzen, Czech Republic


5N3CPR via bureau to SP5CPR (typo in DXNL 1085!)


QSL Info

QSLs arrived via bureau: 3B8/NK6F

QSLs arrived direct: A61AJ (via W3UR), FR5ZQ, DL1HCM/HI8, WH6T (via AH6IO)

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