DX Newsletter 1089
March 30, 1998

DX-NL 1089 - March 30, 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)

DX Newsletter 1080 CORRECTION !!

The KH5K (Kingman Reef) QSLs are NOT managed by AC7DX! The correct QSL route is via WA4FFW.

The KH1 (Baker and Howland) QSLs are also NOT managed by AC7DX! The correct QSL routes for this DXpedition are: SSB via K4AU; CW via WA4FFW.

AC7DX is ONLY manager of KA4IST/KH5 (Palmyra Island). Many thanks to AC7DX! [sorry for your inconvenience, Ron - DL7VOA]


A3 - TONGA After his trip to Chatham (DXNL 1078) K8VIR will appear as A35VI on 14260 and 21300 kHz from April until May. QSL via Ed Hartz, Box 480, Green Valley, AZ 85622, USA.

FK - NEW CALEDONIA Philippe, F5PFD (exJ28FO), is on the air in CW and SSB on all bands for two years starting on April 1st. He is still waiting for an own callsign. QSL via bureau to F6AJA.

H44 - SOLOMON ISLANDS On March 29 Jim Smith, VK9NS, arrived on Pigeon Island (belonging to Reef Island, OC-065) which is situated about 80 km NE of Lata. He is running a TS 690 and a FL2100 amplifier (powered by the local island generator) into a Butternut vertical for 10-80m. He was QRV as H44/VK9NS until March 31. QSL direct only to VK9NS, Jim Smith, Box 90, Norfolk Island, Australia 2899.

H40 - TEMOTU ISLAND Besides of H40AA (see DXNL 1087) also Jim, VK9NS, will be on the air from Temotu Island for about two weeks starting on April 1st. His call is H40AB. QSL direct ONLY via VK9NS. - H40AA is on the air with three stations since April 1st. Their plans are to put their emphasis in the beginning on working JA on 15m phone, the rest of the world on 20m phone and the third station to be active on 40m and 17m CW. Starting on April 6 they will put all their emphasis CW and the other bands. RTTY operations are scheduled for April 8 (and later) on 15m and 20m. QSL for H40AA via OH2BN.


3B8 - MAURITIUS Norbert, 3B8/DL6UAA, became active in SSB and CW on March 25. QSL via bureau.

5V - TOGO Marc, F5PCU (ex 5T5NU, 5T0RIM, TL8MB), is on the air as 5V7BM from April 1997 until the end of 1999.

7X - ALGERIA Mark, ON4WW/9X4WW, will stay in Algeria for the next six months. As soon as he got his licence (7X0WW?) he will be active mostly in CW on the lowbands and on 10m SSB. If he is allowed to cross the borders he plans to operate also from Western Sahara signing S04WW. QSL via ON5NT, also via ON bureau.


8P - BARBADOS David, 8P9IJ, on the air in SSB and RTTY until April 3. QSL via his homecall VE3VET.

CE0 - SAN FELIX ISLAND John, CE0ZAM, will activate XQ0X in CW/SSB on all bands for about 20 days in April or May.

HR - HONDURAS Gerard, F2JD/HP1XBI, will appear on the bands as HR5/F2JD in April.

TI - COSTA RICA Jim, N9IUO, was announced to be QRV signing TI2IDX on all bands in CW and SSB between March 28 and April 5. QSL via WA9BXB.


9M8 - EASTERN MALAYSIA Peter, PB0ALB, will be QRV again as 9M8CC from Serian (nr Kuching) from April 10 till May 22. QSL via homecall.

XV - VIETNAM Rolf, SM5MX, returned to Hanoi and is QRV again as XV7SW until the mid of May. He brought an IC 706 and a 5 band vertical for 10-80m to Hanoi and is now operating from the QTH of Torsten, XV7TH, who owns a TH5 tribander. Rolf's allocated frequencies are: CW: 3506, 7007, 14016, 14021, 21021, 21019, 28016, 28019 kHz and SSB: 7086, 14243, 14249, 21421, 21427 and 28661 kHz. QSL via SM bureau to SM5MX or direct to SM5MX, Rolf T. Salme, Korpstigen 5 B, S-13553 Tyreso, Sweden.


3A - MONACO 3A/I1YRL and 3A/IK3SLP were announced to be active in CW and SSB during the end of March. QSL via I1YRL. - 3A/IK1QBT in CW and 3A/IK1CJO in RTTY will appear again in April. QSL via bureau or CBA's to their homecalls.

EA8 - CANARY ISLANDS Ron, EA8/G4DIY, will be QRV mostly in CW on 20, 17 and 12m from April 5-11. QSL via homecall.


DIG (Diploma Interests Group) QSO Party CW:
April 11: 1200 UTC until 1700 UTC on 10, 15, 20m;
April 12: 0700 UTC until 0900 UTC on 80m; 0900 UTC till 1100 UTC on 40m.
Stations to work: all. Exchange: RST, (DIG members: also membership number)
DIG means also: "QSL sure via bureau".


DATE           CALL            DXNL

Mar   -Apr     3A   (Is)       1089 *
Mar 25-        3B8/DL6UAA      1089 *
Apr   -        3B8  (F5MUX)    1088
Apr ?          3B9  (F5MUX)    1088
Apr/May        3D2  (DL7FT)    1088*
Mar 3 -May     4S7BRG          1084

soon           5N   (ex TT8AM) 1088
Apr   -99      5V7BM           1089 *
Apr   -Oct     7X0WW ??        1089 *
Now   -Apr 3   8P9IJ           1089 *
      -Dec 31  9J2AM           1084
Apr 10-May 22  9M8CC           1089*

Apr/May        A3   (DL7FT)    1088
Apr   -May     A35VI           1089 *
Apr 5 -Apr 8   EA8/G4DIY       1089 *
Apr 1 -2000    FK   (F5PFD)    1089 *
Mar 25-July    FM5JY           1087
Apr 1 -        FR   (F5MUX)    1088
Dec 13-June    FT5XN           1075

Mar 29-Mar 31  H44/VK9NS       1089 *
Mar 21-Mar 31  H44GP etc       1087
Apr 1 -Apr 13  H40AA           1087, 1089 *
Apr 1 -        H40AB           1089 *
Apr            HR5/F2JD        1089 *

Apr 7 -Apr 14  JT1Y            1088
Apr 3 -Apr 9   JW5HE           1088
      -Mar 31  JY9RU           1063, 1086
Mar 10-Apr 10  KH3  (KK5ZX)    1085
      -Apr 22  P49M            1088
Mar 24-Apr 20  S08R etc        1087
Summer 98      S04WW           1089 *
Mar 28-Apr 5   TI2IDX          1089 *

Feb   -Apr     VQ9PH, VQ9JC    1084
Apr or May     XQ0X            1089 *
      -June    XV7SV           1085
Apr   -mid May XV7SW           1089 *
Apr 2 -Apr 16  ZK2CK           1088
Mar 21-Apr 10  ZK2FT           1088
Apr   -        ZK3  (DL7FT)    1088
Early 1999     ZL9             1081

"NEW": 1089 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   A61AJ       1830  0225Z via W3UR
   TS5I        1846  2355Z via I5JHW, bureau
   VE3BMV/1    1833  0501Z direct

   7X5JF       3799  1918Z direct
   A45XR       3504  0003Z via SP5EXA, bureau
   CO8ZZ       3502  0534Z via HI3JH, CBA
   HR5AAP      3795  0346Z
   J8/EA2BP    3505  0542Z via EA2BP, bureau
   NP3P        3812  0157Z via bureau

   3D2CB       7003  1731Z via OKDXF
   A43DI       7007  0132Z via A47RS, bureau
   J8/EA2BP    7001  0703Z via EA2BP, bureau
   JT1FCO      7044  2320Z via VK4MZ
   TS5I        7090  2133Z via I5JHW, bureau
   V8JA        7034  1924Z via JH7FQK, bureau

   3B8/DL6UAA 10108  1841Z via bureau
   3D2TN      10105  1635Z via OKDXF
   4S7/DK3FW  10107  1703Z
   9M8FC      10109  1755Z via CBA95
   BV7FF      10107  1630Z
   CP4BT      10103  2207Z via DL9OT, bureau
   HF0POL     10107  2227Z via SP3BGN, bureau
   J8/EA2BP   10109  2124Z via EA2BP, bureau
   VR98JK     10102  1719Z via bureau

   3E1DX      14166  1955Z via N0JT, bureau
   FS5PL      14007  2140Z via N0JT, bureau
   H44RY      14198  0750Z via OH1RY, also bureau
   NH4/NH6YK  14180  0719Z Midway
   TXK8DX     14129  1420Z via WB2RAJ, bureau
   ZK1DI      14195  1011Z via DK1RV, bureau

   3D2WC      18075  0904Z via OK1TN, bureau
   5R8FU      18073  1638Z
   5W1PC      18152  0751Z via Perry, Box 2007, Apia, Western Samoa
   A92GD      18075  0718Z via K1SE
   DS4CNB     18079  0812Z
   H44DX      18084  1539Z via OH2BN, bureau
   HP3XUG     18086  2228Z via KG6UH, bureau

   3D2WC      21232  1322Z via OK1TN, bureau
   3DA5A      21209  1721Z via JH7FQK, bureau
   3W6WE      21227  0739Z via K2WE, bureau
   V8JA       21225  0738Z via JH7FQK, bureau

   3B8/DL6UAA 24896  1432Z via bureau
   3DA0NX     24900  1620Z via ZS6CAX, bureau
   6W1RE      24900  1838Z via 6W1AE, bureau
   8R1AK      24955  1704Z via CBA
   CO8ZZ      24897  1738Z via HI3JH, CBA
   HF0POL     24896  1813Z via SP3BGD, bureau
   J8/EA2BP   24892  1237Z via EA2BP, bureau
   KP4DKE     24950  1606Z bureau

   3DA5A      28486  1413Z via JH7FQK, bureau
   6V1C       28522  1646Z via 6W1QV
   7Q7SB      28418  0945Z via AB4IQ
   CX1JK      28521  1559Z via bureau
   HD2RG      28408  2023Z via HC2RG
   HF0POL     28023  1850Z via SP3BGD, bureau
   J80R       28495  1830Z via EA2BP, bureau
   VP5E       28490  1505Z via K6HNZ
   VQ9KK      28420  1730Z via KB0QKK
   XQ8ABF     28533  1653Z via CBA

More QSL information concerning the WPX SSB Contest:

3E1DX  via N0JT
3DA5A  via JH5FQK
6V1C   via 6W1QV
8P9IJ  via VE3VET
AY5E   via LU5EWO
AY6D   via LU6DK
C46A   via 9A2AJ
CT7O   via CT1ERK
CV1A   via F1NGP  or CBA 1997
CV8D   via CX8AT
CW8C   via CX8CP
EM4U   via UT4UZ
EN5J   via UU2JZ
EY2Q   Op EY8CQ via DJ1SKO, Sergej Kowalev, Hauptstr 50, D-84513 Toging, Germany
H24LP  via 5B4LP
H27X   via 5B4XF
H44RY  via OH2BN
HB2CA  via bureau
HB5OK  via bureau to HB9OK
HC6CR  via NE8Z
HS2AR  via E21EIC, Champ, Box 1090, Kasetsart Bangkok 10903, Thailand
IO4I   via IK4QIB
J43PTR via SV3AQN, also via bureau
J80R   via EA2BP
KP3P   via CBA or bureau
OT8A   via bureau or direct to ON7LR
RM6A   via RN6BN
P3A    via W3HNK, direct
TM1C   via F6CTT
TM2T   via F6KDF
TM2OO  via F5KQN
TP4CE  via F6FQK
TS5SI  via I5JHW
UJ9A   via UA9AB
UP0L   via UN8LW
UT1T   via UR7TZ
V63VV  via N6VV
V8JA   via JH7FQK
VP5E   via K6HNZ
XQ3PA  via CE3PA
Z39Z   via Z37FAD
YE2B   via YC0FTD, via bureau or Andreas Wisnu Widjaja, Box 6193, Jath, Jakarta 13061, Indonesia
YM2ZW  via OK1TN
YR9P   via YO9HP
Z39Z   via Z37FAD
ZP0Z   via W3HNK


QSL Routes

The next NORTH GERMAN DX MEETING will take place in Grosshansdorf (near Hamburg) on May 16. Presentations will be made by DJ9ZB and DJ6SI. Bookings via DJ7AO, phone +49/4534/1532 or via his packet BBS @DF0HMB.

QSLs arrived via bureau: VI0ANT (VK4EET), WP2Z (DF3IAL), YB1AQS (DK7YY), ZS8IR (ZS6EZ)

QSLs arrived directly: FP/N8CC