DX Newsletter 1097
May 25, 1998

DX-NL 1097 - May 25, 1998
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

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

translated into English by Bob, DL7VOA
(e-mail: robster@bigfoot.de)


T30 - WESTERN KIRIBATI To surprise us once again Ron, ZL1AMO, hit the airwaves as T30RW from OC-017 for one week. QSL via homecall.

V6 - MICRONESIA N6VV, NG7S and W7DR cancelled their activity from Mokil (DXNL 1096) since they did not manage to send enough generator fuel to this island in time. Therefore their V63DC activity will take place only from Pohnpei Island (OC-010).


3B7 - ST BRANDON The 3B7RF DXpedition overcame many difficulties even on their way back home: Some people became seasick. Due to heavy storms and big waves the return trip to Mauritius lasted 75 hours (instead of 30). Although, they had adequate supply of water, the sea provided the food source.

5X - UGANDA Laurence, GM4DMA, will be on the air as 5X1LH from Kampala on 2-80m throughout July.

6W - SENEGAL 6W1RE and Chris, 6W1QV, plan to activate Goree Isl. (May 29-Jun 1) and Madelaine Island (from June 5) signing 6W1QV/p on 10/15/20m in SSB and CW. Both islands count for IOTA AF-045. QSL via 6W1QV, direct or via 6W bureau. Didier, 6W1RE, will return to France by the end of June. - The announcement that N2WCQ/6W1 (DXNL 1096) should become active by the end of May has been revoked.

TR - GABON Thierry, F5ILM/FR5DT, shall be in Gabon for the next four months. He has already applied for a license.


VP9 - BERMUDA Fred, K1EFI/VP9, will be QRV again from Sandy's Parish mostly in CW from June 1-8. QSL via K1EFI.


5B - CYPRUS Edin, 5B4/T97M, and Boris, 5B4/T93Y, are on the air between May 26 and June 3. They hope to get a special call for the WPX Contest. QSL for T97M via K2PF, T93Y via W6MD (ex N2MAU).

7O - YEMEN After activating SU0ERA on 20m during the WPX Contest Zoli, HA5PP, will return to Sanaa for another month around June 1. With the support of K4TKM and the NCDXF he hopes to become active as 7O/HA5PP, 7O8DX or 7O8CW this time. He will also try to get a confirmation of his 7O1A license to get it approved at the DXCC Desk. QSL via HA5YPP, PO Box 1157, Budapest 1245, Hungary.

9M6 - EASTERN MALAYSIA UA9CI,UA9CLB and UA9CDV are on the air as 9M6AAT and/or 9M6AAC from Hillview Gardens between WPX CW Contest and June 4.

A6 - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Don, N1DG, was announced to be active as A61AD especially on 17/12m and in RTTY from June 1-8. QSL via N1DG. Don plans also to take the A61AQ logs with him.

JT - MONGOLIA The Hungarian DXpedition is now working as JT1X (instead of JU1HA). QSL via HA0HW, also via bureau.


SV - GREECE Fred, SV8/SM7DAY, is on the air from Angistri Island (EU-075) from May 25 until June 14. QSL via bureau to SM7DAY or direct via: SM7DAY, Fred Rahlenbeck, Arkitektgatan 21, S-21563 Malmoe, Sweden.


WPX Contest CW: May 30, 0000 UTC till May 31, 2400 UTC. Bands: 10-160m. Work: also your own continent, own country counts only as a multiplier. Exchange: RST + QSO number.

Announcements for the WPX CW Contest:


DATE           CALL            DXNL

Early 1999     3Y   (SSIDXG)   1091
May 26-Jun 3   5B4/T97M etc    1097 *
soon           5N   (exTT8AM)  1088
April -1999    5V7BM           1089
soon           5X1LH           1097 *
May 29-Jun 1   6W1QV/p         1097 *
June 1998      7O   (HA5PP) ?  1097 *
April -October 7X0WW ??        1089
May 26-Jun 4   9M6AAT          1097 *

Early 1999     A5   (JH1AJT)   1095
Jun 1 -Jun 8   A61AD           1097 *
Jun 25-July    CY9AA           1094
May 28-Jun 2   CY9RF           1095
End of July    FG/F2HE         1091
Apr 1 -2000    FK   (F5PFO)    1089
July           FR5ZU/T         1095
Nov 27Dec 23  FT5ZH           1092
May 27-Jun 3   DF1IC/HI8       1096
1999  -2000    HK0  (Malpelo)  1091

Apr 27-        7L1UVF/JD1      1094
May   -        JL1KFR/JD1      1096
May 17-Jun 2   JT1X            1095, 1097 *
soon           NO7F/KL7        1093
Apr 19-        PJ8DM           1093
Summer 1998    S04WW           1089
April -Sep     ST0AP           1090
May 25-Jun 14  SV8/SM7DAY      1097 *
May 19-Jun 2   SV9/GM0UTD?     1096
End of May     N9NC/TA3        1096
May   -June    TJ   (TT8JFC)   1092
May 22-May 29  T30RW           1097 *

May 27-Jun 3   V26TT, V26GG    1096
May 24-May 31  V63DC           1096, 1097 *
      -End Nov VE2BQB          1096
May 23-May 31  VK9LX           1096
May 27-Jun 2   VP2VDX          1096
Jun 1 -Jun 8   K1EFI/VP9       1097 *
now            VQ9ZZ           1091
soon           VU3MCV          1094
POSTPONED: Sep XQ0X            1089
April -mid May XV7SW           1089
now            ZD8T  etc       1094
Autumn 1998    ZK3FT           1088
Jan 9 -Jan 25  ZL9CI           1081

"NEW": 1097 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   4L0CR     1838  2220Z via IK7JTF, CBA
   PY3CEJ    1844  0313Z
   VK6APZ    1845  2142Z via bureau
   W2JB      1835  0256Z

   CV1S      3504  2321Z via CX1SI
   HF0POL    3507  2308Z via SP3BGD, bureau
   JT1X      3507  2050Z via HA0HW, bureau
   R1FJV/FJL 3510  2307Z via UA3AGS, CBA

   9M6AAT    7010  1711Z via UA9CI
   D2AI      7075  2320Z via CT1EGH, direct
   FG/F2HE   7004  0515Z via bureau to F6LQJ
   DF1IC/HI8 7075  2328Z
   VU2AU     7054  1811Z also via bureau
   XE1MD     7016  0402Z

   9J2BO    10103  1958Z via W6ORD, direct
   A92GE    10140  1859Z via Box 1976, Manama, Bahrain
   H75A     10107  0717Z via N5FTR, bureau
   JT1X     10110  1834Z via HA0HW, bureau
   V47JR    10112  0039Z

   9M6AAT   14007  1751Z via UA9CI
   C21DJ    14245  1105Z via Box 217, Nauru
   FG5FC    14162  2203Z via F6DZU, bureau
   FO5QG    14123  0901Z via XE1L, direct
   HI8EL    14212  2124Z
   T32RT    14195  0838Z via W6UC
   VK9NS    14260  1959Z via CBA
   KS4Q/YS9 14195  1415Z

   3W7TK    18075  1539Z via OK1HWB
   WH6X/6Y5 18076  2125Z
   9M2TO    18145  1421Z via JA0DMV, bureau
   AP2AGJ   18155  1834Z
   EP3HR    18147  1557Z via I2MQP, bureau
   H75A     18138  2156Z via N5FTR, bureau
   HP3XUG   18074  2239Z via KG6UH, bureau
   JU1HA    18141  1359Z via HA0HW, bureau
   T30RW    18073  1130Z via ZL1AMO, bureau
   VP5/N2LH 18145  2246Z

   3B8FG    21270  1248Z via CBA
   9V1BG    21041  1609Z via JL1MWI
   CE8ABF   21262  1617Z via LU8DPM
   FT5XN    21319  1213Z via F6PEN, bureau
   HJ1RRL   21016  1834Z
   T30RW    21025  0912Z via ZL1AMO, bureau
   V26TT    21025  1210Z via K5TT
   V31HF    21260  2118Z
   V51BG    21238  1108Z via bureau
   ZD7WRG   21260  1916Z via WA2JUB

   5X1T     24950  1659Z via ON5NT, bureau
   AP2JZB   24943  1453Z CBA
   EP3HR    24950  1618Z via I2MQP, bureau
   VR2GY    24900  0933Z via Box 73328, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
   ZD7VC    24945  1729Z direct

   5X1P     28024  1759Z via G3MRC
   7X2RO    28026  1457Z via OM3CGN, also bureau
   J69EB    28405  2132Z
   VQ9ZZ    28020  1018Z via NS1L
   XV7SW    28016  0821Z via SM5MX, bureau
   Z21CS    28426  1637Z via bureau
   ZD8T     28502  1749Z via AC4IV


QSL Routes

At the Dayton HAMvention N1DG received an acknowledgement for ZK1XXP being the DXPEDITION OF THE YEAR 1997.

QSLs arrived direct: FR5ZQ/T, TJ1HP+TT8JE (F6FNU),V63AO,XW30+XW30A (SM0AGD)

TNX for information to 425DXNEWS, 599 DX Report, ARRL DX News, DF1ZN, OPDX, DF6EX, DJ4PI, DK2JX, DL1GEH, DL1SBF, DL7PR, DL7VOA, DL9GOA, DXPRESS, ON6DP, GOList, Japan DX News, Les Nouvelles DX, OE3JPC, QSL ROUTES, SP6EQZ,SQ6JFK, The DAILY DX and others.