DX Newsletter 1109
August 17, 1998

DX-NL 1109 - August 17, 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)


Oleg, EM1LV, plans to be QRV in RTTY from Galindez Island (AN-006) on 14081 kHz daily around 1900 UTC.


H40 - TEMOTU While attending the New Orleans International DX Convention Bill Kennamer, K5FUV, announced that H40 (Temotu) will be added to the DXCC Countries List on Aug 17. QSLs may be submitted NOT earlier than October.

T30 - WESTERN KIRIBATI + C2 - NAURU During his spare time Jack, VK2GJH, is QRV as T30JH mostly on the WARC bands until Aug 25. Afterwards he will activate C21JH from Nauru until Sep 5. QSL direct ONLY via VK2GJH, Jack Harden, Box 99, Ryde, NSW 1680, Australia.

ZK1 - COOK, 3D2 - FIJI Peter, DL6DK, will act as the QSL manager for Wolf, DL2SCQ, and his XYL Ann, DL1SCQ, for their operations as ZK1SCQ, ZK1SCR, 3D2WD and 3D2DA (DXNL 1108).


5N - NIGERIA Dave, 5N0/OK1AUT, will be in the country for three years and hopes to become active also on 160m during the winter. QSL via OK1AUT.

V5 - NAMIBIA Klaus, V5/DK6AO/p, will be active from Seal Island (AF-070) mostly in SSB on 10-20m on Aug 22/23. QSL via bureau, by sending an e-mail to: dk6ao@qsl.net or klaro@t-online.de or via his CBA. About two weeks later he will publish some photos and more information on his homepage http:/come.to/iota/.


FP - ST PIERRE AND MIQUELON The Prairie DX Group will be active from Miquelon Island (NA-032) signing FP/N9PD in SSB/CW/RTTY on 6-80m between Aug 26 and Sep 1. Simultaneously they intend to upload all logs, pictures and sound files to their website http:/www.prairiedx.com. QSL via bureau to N9PD or direct with SASE or IRC.

HR - HONDURAS Contrary to DXNL 1105 Mike, K3UOC/7Z5OO, will NOT move to Honduras but will stay in Somerville/MA for another year.

V3 - BELIZE W5JYK, K5KR and W5ZPA will activate Ambergris Caye (NA-073) signing V31YK, V31KR and V31MP in CW/SSB/RTTY on 80-10m from Aug 26-30. QSLs via homecalls.

V4 - ST KITTS AND NEVIS One week ago 7000 inhabitants voted on a possible independence of St Kitts. It is not known yet if they got the 2/3 majority which is necessary to become independent and then add another island to the DXCC Countries List.


BY - CHINA BI7W will be on the air from Wei Zhou Island in CW/SSB/RTTY on 10m to 80m (no WARC) from Aug 21-24. QSL direct ONLY via Box 1713, Canton 510600, China.

EK - ARMENIA To remember the severe earthquake in 1988 EK88L is active during August and during another week in December. QSL via IK2DUW, Antonello, Box 22, I-20051 Limbiate Milan, Italy.

XV - VIETNAM JA3ART/N3JJ will be QRV as 3W6JJ in CW/SSB and perhaps RTTY from Aug 22-27. QSL via JA3ART, Box 62, Sakyo Kyoto 606-8691, Japan.


4U1ITU - ITU HEADQUARTERS GENEVA IV3TMV and Simon, IV3NVN, are staying in Geneva from Aug 16-26. QSL via bureau to 4U1ITU.

CU - AZORES CU4AH,CU7BC,CU5AV are QRV as CU9A from Corvo (EU-089) until Aug 19.

JW - SVALBARD An international group of YLs from 14 countries was announced to be QRV as JW0YL from Spitsbergen (EU-026) on all bands from Aug 20-24.


SEANET Contest SSB: Aug 22, 0001 UTC till Aug 23, 2359 UTC. Bands: 10-160m. Exchange: RST+QSO number with A4-A9, AP, BV, BY, DU, EP, HL, HS, Japan, JY, JD1, KH2, P29, S2, S79, VK, VQ9, VS6, VU, V8, XU, XV, XW, XX9, YB, ZK, ZL, ZL9, 3B6/3B8/3B9, 4S7, 4X, 8Q7, 9K2, 9M2, 9M6, 9M8, 9N and 9V.


DATE           CALL            DXNL

Autumn 1998    3B9   (AH0W)    1107
Aug 29-Sep 7   3D2WD, 3D2DA    1108
Aug 22-Aug 27  3W6JJ           1109 *
Early 1999     3Y    (SSIDXG)  1091
Aug 16-Aug 26  4U1ITU          1109 *
Aug   -2001    5H    (K8MN)    1107
now   -2001    5N0/OK1AUT      1009 *
soon           5T5WW           1108
Aug 20-Sep 11  5W0HP, 5W0BF    1108
Aug 14-Aug 21  5X1LH           1108
Aug 27-Sep 8   6Y5/PA3ERC etc  1105
Aug 12-Sep 7   7Q7CE           1108
Aug 3 -        7X0WW           1107
Aug 16-Aug 31  8Q7JD           1108
Aug 6 -Aug 29  9M6HX           1106
Jul 10-Dec 5   9N1UD           1103
Aug 7 -Aug 22  A22/W0YG        1102, 1103
Early 1999     A5    (JH1AJT)  1095
Aug   -Sep     A71CW           1108
Aug 21-Aug 24  BI7W            1109 *
Aug 26-Sep 5   C21JH           1109 *
now            CE3/NE4Z        1108
      -Aug 19  CU9A            1109 *
Aug   +Dec     EK88L           1109 *
Aug 19-Aug 27  FG/I4ALU        1106
Aug 11-2001    FM5JV           1108
Aug 26-Sep 1   FP/N9PD         1109 *
End of 1998    FR5ZU/T         1095, 1101
Nov 27-Dec 23  FT5ZH           1092
Apr 13-        FT5ZI           1098
      -2001    H44NC           1108
End of 1999    HK0   (Malpelo) 1091
Summer 1998    HZ1AB (G7SLP)   1100
Aug 7 -Aug 21  J6/DL9BQ        1107
Jul 11-Aug 31  JU60MTZ         1107
Aug 20-Aug 24  JW0YL           1109 *
now            KL7/W6IXP       1107
2 weeks in Aug OX3LG           1100
      -Oct 98  SV1BRL/8        1106
Aug 15-Aug 22  SV9/EA3CB/p     1108
Aug 18-Aug 25  T30JH           1109 *
now   -End 98  TL5A            1102
Jul 9 -End Aug TY1IJ           1104
Aug 1998       TZ6VV etc       1105
Aug 26-Aug 30  V31YK etc       1109 *
Aug 22-Aug 23  V5/DK6AO/p      1109 *
Jul 15-1999    V5/SM7DZZ       1104
soon           V63PD           1098
Jun   -Dec     VK9WG           1102
Aug 15-Aug 30  XM3PBX etc      1108
Sep 8 -Sep 20  ZF2RC, ZF2WP    1105
Aug 9 -Aug 26  ZK1SCQ, ZK1SCR  1108
now            ZL1MFW          1107
Jan 9 -Jan 25  ZL9CI           1104

"NEW": 1109 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   TL5A        1828  2307Z via PA3DMH, bureau
   VK6VZ       1832  2206Z via bureau
   YE1EZI      1825  2210Z

   HF0POL      3586  0352Z via SP3BGD, bureau
   VK6APZ      3799  2222Z via bureau
   ZP6VT       3800  2257Z

   FK8HC       7068  0523Z via VK4FW, direct
   HJ1RRL      7008  0612Z
   VU2AVG      7008  2232Z via VU2APR, bureau
   YB0UNC      7004  1845Z

   9M2TO      10105  2112Z via JA0DMV, bureau
   BD4ED      10103  1955Z via Ed, Box 085299, Shanghai, China
   FM/I4ALU   10105  2144Z via bureau
   FO5BV      10104  0525Z
   TY1IJ      10105  1841Z via DK8ZD, bureau
   VK9CE      10107  2003Z via JE5WJM

   9M6HX      14262  1543Z Spratly, via DJ9HX
   FK8HC      14200  2036Z via VK4FW, direct
   FO5QG      14123  0627Z via XE1L, direct
   KH0CS/KH0  14033  2040Z via JA6PFR
   T32O       14210  0917Z via WC5P, bureau
   V63KU      14170  2107Z via JA6NL, bureau
   ZD7CTO     14200  2053Z via KB2MS
   ZK1SCQ     14263  0801Z via DL6DK, bureau

   5N3BHF     18139  1916Z via OE6LAG, bureau
   9V8OK      18082  1941Z via 9V1OK, bureau
   C56/DL6AMI 18070  0752Z via bureau
   DS5WKW     18084  1735Z via bureau
   FR5HR      18150  1547Z via F5RRH, bureau
   HK6KKK     18072  0900Z via bureau
   VR2GY      10103  1640Z via Box 73328, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
   ZL2AGY     10104  1609Z via bureau

   BI5P       21260  1546Z via W3HC, direct
   FK8GM      21270  0708Z via WB2RAJ, bureau
   HK0ER      21012  2343Z via Box 934, Isla de San Andres, Colombia
   J28DB      21215  1913Z via F4AAQ  
   JU60MTZ    21193  1044Z via JT1CJ
   TL5A       21292  1648Z via PA3DMH, bureau
   V63AO      21293  1311Z via Box 607, Kosrae 96944, Micronesia, Pacific

   4F3CV      24903  1103Z via HB9CXZ, bureau
   5Z4FM      24900  1917Z via Jim, Box 34168, Nairobi, Kenya
   9K2QQ      24945  1540Z via KB2MS
   HF0POL     24905  1551Z via SP3BGD, bureau
   HK7/SM5HV  24906  2146Z via SM5HV
   NH6D/KH2   24903  1044Z via N6FF
   TY1IJ      24942  0927Z via DK8ZD, bureau
   VK9CE      24897  1006Z via JE5WJM
   VQ9VK      24909  1322Z via N1TO
   VU2LO      24907  1458Z via bureau
   WH0AAV     24945  1407Z via CBA ONLY!
   WP4LNY     24930  2204Z via KP4WI
   XE3AJM     24909  2130Z via bureau
   ZD7MY      24963  2040Z via Barry, Box 107, Saint Helena, Atlantic Ocean

   CE3/NE4Z   28508  2121Z via AJ4Y
   CX7BF      28081  1739Z via CX1AA
   FP5BU      28435  2059Z via F5TJP
   P43A       28500  2321Z via P43ARC
   VR2KF      28487  0833Z via Box 4724, Hong Kong, China
   ZP50P      28500  2005Z via ZP1AB


QSL Routes

QSLs arrived buro: 3D2PN (OH5UQ), 3E1DX (N0JT), 3V8BB (DF2UU), J77A (K0SN), 8Q7QQ (HB9QQ), 9H0A (LA2TO), 9K2KX,DJ4GX/HI3,DL2GGA/HI3, EM1HO (I2PJA), HP1XVH (N0JT), J56CK (I4LCK), TA/DJ8QP/p, KP4FKN, NP3F, S79MX (HB9MX), S92AF (HB9AFH), V5/W8UVZ, XT2DP (WB2YQH)

QSLs arrived direct: H40AA (OH2BN)

TNX for information to 425DXNEWS, 599 DXReport, ARRL DX News, DF1ZN, DF6EX, DJ4PI, DL1GEH, DL1SBF, DL7PR, DL7VOA, DL9GOA, DXPRESS, GOList, IK2DUW,OPDX, Les Nouvelles DX, ON6DP, QSL-ROUTES, The DAILY DX, VK2SG RTTY DX NOTES and others.