DX Newsletter 1110
August 24, 1998

DX-NL 1110 - August 24, 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)


3D2 - FIJI + ROTUMA ISLAND Roberto, EA4DX, will be active from Rotuma Island signing 3D2DX between Aug 29 and Sep 19. Afterwards he intends to operate as 3D2DX/p from Viti Levu from Sep 20-24. He will work in SSB and RTTY on 10-160m (also WARC) and will emphasize the lowbands on Fiji. QSL via EA4DX, CBA or e-mail to 3d2dx@earthling.net. For further info check: http://www.qsl.net/ea4dx/.


5X/5Z - UGANDA/KENYA Jacky, F2CW/ZL3CW, will stay in Africa for the next four months. Right now he is in Uganda and hopes to become active as 5X2CW. Most of the time he will stay in Kenya where he is still waiting for his call. He'll also go to Eritrea and tries to obtain a licence there. QSLs via ZL3CW, Jacky Calvo, Box 593, Pukekohe 1800, New Zealand.

9X - RWANDA Colin, G3PSM, will work in Rwanda for the next few weeks and hopes to get a licence, too.

S0 - WESTERN SAHARA During his spare time in the evening and night hours Mark, ON4WW, is QRV again as S07WW between Aug 25 and Sep 1. QSL via ON5NT.

TZ - MALI Bob, K4RB, became active from Bamako signing TZ6DX in CW and SSB on 10-40m. QSL via K4DX's address in Georgia or to the CBA of his ex-call WA4FVT.


FP - ST PIERRE AND MIQUELON Karl (AA9MN), Fred (KF9YL), Rick (KF9ZZ), Todd (N2CKZ), Greg (N9GL) and Mike (N9CHQ) will be QRV as FP/homecall from Aug 28 till Sep 5.

VP8 - FALKLAND ISLANDS Carl, G4VFU, is on the air as VP8CZJ from SA-002 from Aug 25-29. QSL via G0HXL.

VP9 - BERMUDA ISLAND W4QA/VP9 will hit the airwaves in CW on 10-30m from Sep 1-3.


SOUTHEAST ASIA Walter, DK9HN, and Volker, DL9YX, announced to become active from a rare DXCC country during the first two weeks of September. Their split operation will take place in CW and SSB on 10-40m. More information will follow when the operation has started and the QSL route will be announced after the operators returned home safe.

3W - VIETNAM 3W6UB (JA3UB), 3W6AR (JA3ART), 3W6HCK (JA4HCK) and 3W6JJ (JA2BWH) are QRV from Hanoi from Aug 23-26. They prefer SSTV and will take part also in the JA SSTV Association Contest signing 3W6TV. --- Mirek, HS0/VK3DXI, went QRT in Thailand on Aug 24 and should be on the air as 3W6DXI from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) between Aug 28 and Sep 3.

9V - SINGAPORE Mirek, HS0/VK3DXI, will go to Singapore in the beginning of October and hopes to reactivate his old call 9V1XE for the next years.

9M2 - WESTERN MALAYSIA Tex, 9M2TO, will operate mostly in CW on 10/15/20m from Lulau Perhentian (AS-073) from Aug 28-31. QSL via JARL bureau to JA0DMV.

BV9P - PRATAS ISLAND Paul, BV4FH, stated that a team of ten operators plans to activate Pratas in October. To show the need of an activity to the officials he requests e-mails to bv4fh@ms2.hinet writing whether you need BV9 in general, for the 5BDXCC or whereever.

XU - CAMBODIA After leaving Vietnam Mirek, HS0/VK3DXI, will go to Phnom Penh. He hopes to hit the airwaves as XU2DXI, XU2A or XU2C until September 9 (including the All Asia Contest). QSL via buro to DL4DBR or direct.


DATE           CALL            DXNL

Jan 1999       3B9  (AH0W etc) 1107
Aug 29-Sep 19  3D2DX etc       1110 *
Aug 29-Sep 7   3D2WD, 3D2DA    1108
Aug 28-Sep 3   3W6DXI          1110 *
Aug 23-Aug 26  3W6UB etc       1110 *
Early 1999     3Y   (SSIDXG)   1091
Aug   -2001    5H   (K8MN)     1107
now   -2001    5N0/OK1AUT      1009
Aug 26 ??      5T5WW           1108     
now   -Dec 98  5X2CW ?         1110 *
now   -Dec 98  5Z   (ZL3CW)    1110 *
Aug 20-Sep 11  5W0HP, 5W0BF    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
Oct   -        9V1XE           1110 *
Aug   -Sep     9X   (G3PSM)    1110 * 

Early 1999     A5   (JH1AJT)   1095
Aug/Sep        A71CW           1108
Oct ?          BV9P            1110 *
Aug 26-Sep 5   C21JH           1109
now            CE3/NE4Z        1108
now   -Dec 98  E3 ? (ZL3CW)    1110 *
Aug + Dec      EK88L           1109
Aug 11-2001    FM5JV           1108
Aug 28-Sep 5   FP/AA6MN etc    1110 *
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
Jul 11-Aug 31  JU60MTZ         1107
now            KL7/W6IXP       1107

Aug 25-Sep 1   S07WW           1110 *
      -Oct 98  SV1BRL/8        1106
now   -End 98  TL5A            1102
Jul 9 -End Aug TY1IJ           1104
now            TZ6DX           1110 *
Aug 1998       TZ6VV etc       1105
Aug 26-Aug 30  V31YK etc       1109
Jul 15-1999    V5/SM7DZZ       1104
soon           V63PD           1098
Aug 25-Aug 29  VP8CZJ          1110 *
Sep 1 -Sep 3   W4QA/VP9        1110*
June  -Dec     VK9WG           1102
Aug 15-Aug 30  XM3PBX etc      1108
Sep 4 -Sep 9   XU2DXI ?        1110 *
Sep 8 -Sep 20  ZF2RC, ZF2WP    1105
Jan 9 -Jan 25  ZL9CI           1104

"NEW": 1110 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   WD4JRA      1828  0351Z

   FM5GU       3510  0113Z via WA4JTK, bureau
   TL5A        3505  0401Z via PA3DMH, bureau
   TZ6VV       3505  2005Z via AA0GL
   VK4WW       3797  2013Z
   YB2PBX      3790  2138Z direct only

   8P6DA       7005  0125Z via KU9C, bureau
   DS5USH      7048  2026Z via bureau
   FG5FC       7082  2304Z via F6DZU, bureau
   TI4CF       7003  0557Z via W3HNK, direct
   K1ZZ/VY2    7003  0429Z Zone 2, via bureau
   ZL2AGY      7005  0456Z via bureau

   6W/F6ERB   10105  2318Z
   HF0POL     10119  2324Z via SP3BGD, bureau
   FG/I4ALU   10103  2137Z via bureau
   ZL2UW      10107  0524Z via bureau

   9M6HX      14260  1553Z AS-051, via DJ9HX
   9V8YC      14017  1711Z via AA5BT, bureau
   FK8GT      14123  0616Z via F6GZA
   FO5QG      14122  0740Z via XE1L, direct
   N7QXQ/HR6  14227  2248Z via W7TSQ, bureau
   JW0YL      14288  2002Z via LA6RHA
   HK3JJH/0P  14260  2303Z = HK0P, via CBA 
   V31CX      14259  2356Z via KA1VLP
   V63KU      14164  0759Z via JA6NL, bureau
   VE8C       14260  2223Z Zone2, via VE3INB
   ZK1SCQ     14195  0502Z North Cook, via DL6DK, bureau

   5V7FA      18160  1753Z via F6FNU, direct
   BV5BG      18125  1759Z via IK7JTF, direct
   JT1BJ      18133  1520Z via Box 124, Ulaan Bator 51, Mongolia
   NH6C       18137  0613Z
   V63AO      18139  1503Z via Box 607, Kosrae 96944, Micronesia, Pacific

   3W6JJ      21295  0925Z via JA3ART
   9V8RH      21317  1616Z via bureau
   BI7W       21300  1818Z via BD7JA
   FM5FJ      21021  2056Z via bureau
   KH8/N5OLS  21034  0911Z via AA5BL, CBA
   OA4/DL9GMM 21013  2131Z
   V73GT      21027  0845Z via WF5T, bureau
   YE8SUN     21260  1649Z via YC8TXW, direct
   ZD9BV      21265  1755Z via W4FRU, direct

   9M2TO      24029  1625Z via JA0DMV, bureau
   9V8RH      24952  1711Z via bureau
   D2BB       24904  1643Z via W3HNK, direct
   DS5USH     24901  1333Z via bureau
   HF0POL     24897  1339Z via SP3BGD, bureau
   NH6D/KH2   24901  0951Z via N6FF
   P29VR      24977  1137Z via W7LFA
   TL5A       24932  0841Z via PA3DMH, bureau
   TY1IJ      24901  1348Z via DK8ZD, bureau
   V51BG      24940  1013Z via CBA
   XQ3IDY     24900  2208Z via bureau 

   CE3/NE4Z   28520  2049Z via AJ4Y
   CX3CCC     28482  1237Z via CX2ABC
   FT5XN      28509  0929Z via F6PEN, bureau
   HS0/G3NOM  28022  1221Z see DXNL 1101
   VQ9VK      28030  1420Z via N1TO
   YC9MKF     28495  0856Z via Box 1021, Kupang 85000, Indonesia
   ZP50P      28480  1425Z via ZP1AB


QSL Routes

The YO Callbook can be searched online at: http://www.qsl.net/yo3kaa/.

Paul, ON6DP, just updated his QSL manager database (freeware!) at: http://webhome.infonie.fr/on6dp/page4.htm.

Bob Sutton's, ZL1RS, website: http://www.qsl.net/zl1rs/ contains also some photos of his last ZL8RS Kermadec DXpedition.

If you are looking for links to online logsearches, e-mail QSL services, most wanted lists sorted by band and mode check the website of Eric, F5CCO: http://www.es-conseil.fr/f5cco/.

The annual meeting of the European DX Foundation (EUDXF) will take place during the DNAT in the "Restaurant Kerkhoff" in Bad Bentheim on Aug 29. Guests are welcome, more information via DF3EC, Dr. Achim Rogmann, Plantstaken 38, D-48161 Muenster, Germany (phone: +49/2533/97085, fax: +49/2533/97087, e-mail: df3ec@uni-muenster.de).

QSLs arrived via buro: S92AF

QSLs arrived directly: CY9AOE (VE1AOE), EY8MM (K1BV), T88AJ (7N3AWE), ZS1VX

TNX for information to 425 DXNEWS, 599 DX Report, ARRLDXNews, DF1ZN, DF6EX, DL1GEH, DL1SBF, DL2BQV, DL7MAE, DL7PR, DL9GOA, DXPRESS, OPDX, The DAILY DX, GOList, DL7VOA, IK6GPZ, Les Nouvelles DX, ON6DP, VK2SG RTTY DX NOTES, QSL- ROUTES and others.