DX Newsletter 1098
June 1, 1998

DX-NL 1098 - June 1, 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)


FO - FRENCH POLYNESIA Pierre, F5GSK, will stay on Tahiti (OC-046) and is QRV as FO5QE until Jan 1999. QSL via Pierre Boutheon, SP 91628, F-00200 Armees, Postes Aux Armees, Paris, France.

V6 - MICRONESIA Peter, V63PD, is now staying on Chuuk Island (OC-011) and is still waiting for his antenna. QSL ONLY via the CBA of VK4AAR, Alan Roocroft, c/o Post Office, Dalveen QLD 4374, Australia. Alan has also an e-mail address: almee@halenet.com.au

VK0 - MACQUARIE ISLAND Jim Smith, VK9NS, was talking with Tom, VK5TS/VK0TS, who activated Macquarie in mid 1997. Tom will NOT return to Macquarie but will go to the Davis Base/Antarctica in July. Jim proposed to look for a reliable VK0TS QSL manager.


5X - UGANDA Mats, SM7PKK/5X1Z, is packing his things in Sweden to move to Uganda. He states that this includes also his incoming QSLs. His DXpedition homepage is at: http://home1.swipnet.se/~w-17565/

A2 - BOTSWANA Dave, S6RVG, and Dick, ZS6CAL, were announced as A25/ZS6PDX in SSB/ CW/RTTY/SSTV for June 11-17.

FR - REUNION ISLAND Michael, FR/DL1MBM, was announced to be active by the end of May. QSL via homecall.

FT/Z - AMSTERDAM ISLAND Bernard Sidarnet, ex FB8XW and FB8YI, now received the call FT5ZI to be active between April 13 and December.


6Y - JAMAICA Masii, JE3MAS, will quit his stay on July 23. QSLs for 6Y6A, 6Y5XX or WH6X/6Y5 are all managed by JG3KIV.

C6 - BAHAMAS C6AKA from Bimini Island is QRV especially in CW and RTTY on 6-80m between May 30 and June 17. QSL via homecall DL7VOG.

HR - HONDURAS Gerard, HR3/F2JD, was on the air from Cayos Cochinos (NA-160) from May 16-19. Earlier he was sending HR6/F2JD and NA-057 by mistake! QSL via bureau to F6AJA.

YS - EL SALVADOR Raymundo, active as YS1RRD since 1963, has now the new call YS1RR.


9K - KUWAIT As far as the weather allows it Hamad, 9K2HN, plans to operate as 9K2HN/p from Kubbar Island (AS-118) on June 6. QSL via bureau or direct to 9K2HN, Hamad J Al-Nusif, Box 29174, 13152 Safat, Kuwait.

9M2 - WESTERN MALAYSIA G3LIV is QRV in CW from Langkawi Island (AS-058) from June 5-14. If requested Johnny also operates SSB. QSL via G3LIV.

HZ - SAUDI ARABIA Mike, K3UOC, quit his WPX CW activity as 7Z5OO and will return to the US by mid June. QSL direct via N2AU.

VR2 - HONG KONG VR2/F6BHK will stay in Hong Kong for the next two years. QSL via homecall.

XU - CAMBODIA Ichinose, XU6BND, is QRV (mostly on 15m CW) until mid June. QSL via his homecall JA6BND.



Carlos, LA9PJA/JW9PJA, Odd, LA1ZDA/JW1ZDA and Trond, LA8NHA/JW8NHA, were announced to be on the air from EU-026 on HF, 6m, RS12 between May 31 and June 3.

TF - ICELAND TF/DL6DQW is QRV in CW/SSB between May 29 and June 4. Perhaps he will activate EU-071 on June 5/6. QSL via DL6DQW.


Senator Barry Goldwater, K7UGA, passed away at the age of 89 on May 29. Though being a representative of the most influential government of this world he was very active in support of Amateur Radio several times.

Gilberto Affonso Penna, PY1AFA, who was organizer of the WWSA CW Contest since 1981 passed away, too. A posting from South America states that this is the reason for the CANCELLATION of the CW contest on June 13/14.


IARU Region 1 CW Fieldday: June 6, 1500Z - June 7, 1500Z. Bands: 10-160m. Work: Everybody, especially "/p" stations, also from the own country. Exchange: RST+QSO number, fixed stations also without number.

WW South America CW Contest: CANCELLED !!! Planned Dates: June 13, 1200Z till June 14, 1800Z on 10-80m. Work: all. Exchange: RST+continent, Europe=EU.


DATE            CALL          DXNL

Early 1999      3Y  (SSIDXG)  1091
soon            5N  (exTT8AM) 1088
April -End 99   5V7BM         1089
soon            5X1LH         1097
      -Jul 23   6Y6A          1098 *
June            7O  (HA5PP) ? 1097
April -Oct      7X0WW ??      1089
Jun 6 -         9K2HN/p       1098 *
Jun 5 -Jun 14   9M2 (G3LIV)   1098 *

Jun 11-Jun 17   A25/ZS6PDX    1098 *
Early 1999      A5  (JH1AJT)  1095
Jun 1 -Jun 8    A61AD         1097
May 30-Jun 17   C6AKA         1098 *
Jun 25-July     CY9AA         1094
      -July     FG/F2HE       1091
Apr 1 -2000     FK  (F5PFO)   1089
      -Jan 99   FO5QE         1098 *
now             FR/DL1MBM     1098 *
July ?          FR5ZU/T       1095
Nov 27-Dec 23   FT5ZH         1092
Apr 13-         FT5ZI         1098 *

1999/2000       HK0 (Malpelo) 1091
Apr 27-         7L1UVF/JD1    1094
May   -         JL1KFR/JD1    1096
May 31-Jun 3    JW9PJA etc    1098 *
soon            NO7F/KL7      1093
Apr 19-         PJ8DM         1093
Summer 1998     S04WW         1089
April -Sep      ST0AP         1090
May 25-Jun 14   SV8/SM7DAY    1097

May 29-Jun 4    TF/DL6DQW     1098 *
May   -June     TJ  (TT8JFC)  1092
soon            V63PD         1098 *
      -Nov      VE2BQB        1096
Jun 1 -Jun 8    K1EFI/VP9     1097
now             VQ9ZZ         1091
      -2000     VR2/F6BHK     1098 *
soon            VU3MCV        1094

POSTPONED: Sep  XQ0X          1089
      -mid Jun  XU6BND        1098 *
April -mid May  XV7SW         1089
now             ZD8T etc.     1094
Autumn 1998     ZK3FT         1088
Jan 9 -Jan 25   ZL9CI         1081

"NEW": 1098 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   9M6AAT      1826  1919Z via UA9CI
   P3A         1834  2300Z via W3HNK, direct
   RW2F        1833  2315Z via DK4VW, bureau

   3V8BB       3526  2107Z via YT1AD
   7Z5OO       3507  1916Z via N2AU, direct
   9N1FP       3509  1817Z via RU6FP
   A45XR       3512  1919Z via SP5EXA, bureau
   BV5BG       3800  2029Z via IK7JTF, CBA
   C6AKA       3509  0346Z via DL7VOG, bureau
   HF0POL      3505  2235Z via SP3BGD, bureau
   HL5FBT      3510  1951Z see DXNL 1047
   JY8B        3503  2119Z via DL5MBY, bureau

   3DA5A       7020  2130Z via JH7FQK, bureau
   6Y6A        7046  0511Z CW, via JG3KIV
   9M6AAT      7005  2215Z via UA9CI
   A45XR       7006  1846Z via SP5EXA, bureau
   AZ4F        7000  2142Z via LU3FP
   BY1QH       7024  2050Z via K9FD ?
   HC1OT       7035  0506Z via K8ZZ
   JT1X        7047  2001Z via HA0HW, bureau
   V26TT       7006  0457Z via K5TT
   XE3AJO      7003  0245Z

   3V8BB      10102  0258Z via YT1AD
   9J2BO      10104  1818Z via W6ORD, direct
   9M6AAT     10108  1523Z via UA9CI
   CO6LP      10107  0027Z via CT1ESO
   JT1X       10106  1824Z via HA0HW, bureau
   V26TT      10105  0504Z via K5TT
   VP2V/N6CW  10104  2250Z via bureau
   XE3AJM     10104  0235Z via bureau

   6W1QV/p    14260  2221Z via CBA or bureau 
   C6AKA      14003  2329Z via DL7VOG, bureau
   FO5QG      14123  0556Z via XE1L, direct
   KH6FKG     14198  0716Z via bureau
   ZK1JD      14205  0733Z via Box 491, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

   9M6AAT     18074  1416Z via UA9CI
   9N1FP      18080  1500Z via RU6FP
   AP2AGJ     18154  1856Z
   HH2LQ      18135  2347Z via Box 13449, Port au Prince, Haiti
   HL1CG      18072  1527Z via bureau
   JL1KFR/JD1 18079  1117Z Minami Torishima
   JT1X       18141  0812Z via HA0HW, bureau
   KH8/N5OLS  18081  0859Z via AA5BL, CBA
   V26GG      18075  1957Z via W5AO
   VP2V/N6CW  18072  1524Z via bureau
   T30RW      18073  1214Z via ZL1AMO, bureau

   6Y6A       21041  1430Z via JG3KIV
   9V1ZB      21008  0604Z via JL3WSL
   A45XR      21017  0642Z via SP5EXA, bureau
   DF1IC/HI8  21301  2042Z via DF1IC

   9M6AAT     24895  0824Z via UA9CI
   A45XR      24895  1200Z via SP5EXA, bureau

   3DA5A      28004  1041Z via JF7FQK
   8P6FI      28470  2207Z via KD6OHJ
   9M6AAT     28010  0808Z via UA9CI
   9G1MR      28460  1845Z via IK3HHX, CBA
   A45XR      28008  0733Z via SP5EXA, bureau
   CX2EW      28485  1931Z via EA1CQJ
   FM5CD      28039  2054Z via F5VU, bureau


QSL Routes

QSLs arrived via bureau: 5A2A (DL3KDV), A71DX, DS1GWV, ES0SM/0, EY/K4YT, KG4MN (WB2YQH), OY/DL3QQ/p, PJ8/DL5LYM,TK2YT (F2YT), V2/AI5P, V47/AI5P, V5/DK4KA, VP5/WA2VYA, WH6CQH.

QSLs arrived directly: 4L1DX (OZ1HPS), 6M6PO/C21BH/XU6WV/XX9TR (via OH2BH), OH2PM/BY1QH, H40AB (VK9NS), TT37Y (F6FNU), ZK1XXP (WA4YBV)

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