DX Newsletter 1118
October 19, 1998

DX-NL 1118 - October 19, 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)


VK9C/VK9X - COCOS KEELING ISLANDS/CHRISTMAS ISLAND Jack,HB9TL, and HB9QR will be QRV from Cocos Keeling on 20-10m from Oct 25-30 and from Christmas Island from Nov 1-13. QSL direct via HB9QR, Erwin Fink, Toedistr. 7, CH-8572 Berg, Switzerland. Please send 2 IRCs or 2 US$ return postage. They want to be called with FULL CALLS ONLY.


C5 - GAMBIA The Bavarian Contest Club (BCC) hit the airwaves as C56A.During the WWDX SSB Contest they'll sign C56T. QSL via DL5NAM.

S9 - SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Chris, HB9CYV/S92YV, and Martin, HB9CYN/S92YN, intend to operate in CW and SSB on 10-80m between Oct 26 and Nov 7. QSL via bureau to their homecalls. NEW: HB9CYV, Chris Zeller, Jaegerstr. 19, CH-8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland. The CBA is wrong! Overseas postage from HB) is at least 2 IRCs or 2 US$! More information and online log checking (afterwards) at: http://ab5eh-lin.tamucc.edu/~hb9cyn/.


HI - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC DL1JDK, DL3ALF, DL4JAN,DL4JS and DK8YY are QRV as homecall/HI8 from Oct 22 until Nov 1. During the WWDX SSB Contest they will operate as DK8YY/HI8. CW operation takes place prior and after the contest. QSL via bureau to DL4JAN or direct to Bernd Eybe, Hohes Gebirge 32, D-08289 Schneeberg, Germany.

HR - HONDURAS Joe, VE3BW/HR6, is on Roatan Isl. (NA-057) between Oct 18 and Nov 1. Outside of the WWDX he operates CW and 6m. QSL via VE3BW, Joe Adams, 5 Romko Court, St Catharines, Ontario L2N-7A1, Canada.

J6 - ST LUCIA David, K3LP, is working as J68LP or J67LP from the shack of Ernest, J69AZ, from Oct 21-28. Both will take part in the WWDX separately.

VP9 - BERMUDA ISLAND Gene, W2FXA/VP9, is QRV from Devonshire Parish running a TS50 into a G5RV antenna on 10-80m (incl. WARC) between Oct 25 and Nov 2. QSL via W2FXA (include return postage!).


3W - VIETNAM Jani,YB0US/NM6US, shall be QRV as 3W6US (also in the WWDX SSB) from Oct 22-26. QSL via N2OO, Bob Schenck,Box 345,Tuckerton,NJ 08087,USA.

9M6 - EASTERN MALAYSIA Bruce, KD6WW, is operating from 9M6AAC at Hillview Gardens from Oct 19-28. Outside the WWDX he works WARC/RTTY/160m. QSL via N2OO.

A4 - OMAN Mary, A4/G0BQV, is QRV in CW on all bands between Oct 21 and Nov 1. QSL via G0BQV.

BY - CHINA During the WWDX SSB the South China DX Team and the Beijing DX Club will activate B1A with six stations operated by Finnish and Chinese operators. QSL via KU9C.

HL - SOUTH KOREA From Oct 20-23 Del, W8KJP, operates as HL9DC or HL9DX in CW on 14026, 21026, 28026 and perhaps 7005 kHz from 1000-1300 UTC and 2000-2400 UTC. QSL via N7RO.

HS - THAILAND Michio,HS0/JA6GIJ, Haru, JF1PJK, and Yuki, JA6LCJ, are QRV from Koh Samui (AS-101) signing E22A?? or HS0/JA6GIJ/p in SSB/CW/RTTY from Oct 22-24. QSL via bureau or direct to JA6LCJ, Yukihisa Yamashita, 2-25-1 Nagamine-higashi, Kumamoto 862-0938, Japan. The logs will be available online: http://www.nttl-net.ne.jp/ja6lcj/. --- Prior and during the Asian Games in Bangkok (Dec 6-20) the special event call HS98AG will be active till Dec 31. QSL direct to HS1CKC, Winit Kongprasert, 49/203 Jangwattana Rd. Prakret,Nonthaburi 11120, Thailand.

XW - LAOS Shin, JA7SGV, is working in Laos from Oct 23-30 and hopes to become active from the clubstation XW8KPL.


CQ WWDX SSB Contest: Oct 24, 0000 UTC - Oct 25, 2400 UTC. Bands: 10-160m. Exchange: RS + CQ/WAZ zone.


DATE            CALL              DXNL

Oct   -Nov/98   3A/I1YRL          1115
Early 1999      3B9  (AH0W etc)   1107
Oct/WWDX        3E1DX             1117
End of Oct      3V8BB/4 ?         1112, 1113
Oct 22-Oct 26   3W6US             1118 *
Early 1999      3Y   (SSIDXG)     1091
Oct 20-Oct 30   4S7AHG  ?         1117
now   -2001     5H3US             1117
Aug 3 -         7X0WW             1107
Oct 15-Oct 30   9G5BQ             1117
Oct 19-Oct 28   9M6AAC            1118 *
now   -Nov 7    9N7RW             1115
Early Oct       9V1XE             1110
Oct 15-Oct 31   9Y   (BCC)        1117

Oct 21-Nov 1    A4/G0BQV          1118 *
      -Jan/2000 A45XU             1116
Early 1999      A5   (JH1AJT)     1095
1998/1999       A6   (F6ARU)      1112
now             B1A               1118 *
Oct 16-         W8JAY/BY4AA       1117
Oct 14-Oct 27   C56A, C56T        1117, 1118 *
Oct 20-Oct 25   CN8WW             1117
Sep 11-Nov 10   D98WCX etc        1113
Oct 15-Oct 29   EL2VO             1117
now             FO5QF             1117
Oct 10-Oct 30   FO0PT             1116
Oct 7 -Oct 22   FO0SUC            1116
Oct 7 -Oct 30   FR5ZU/G           1115
End of 1998     FR5ZU/T           1095, 1101
Sep 10-Nov      FW5XX             1113

Oct 22-Nov 1    DK8YY/HI8 etc     1118 *
Oct 18-Nov 1    VE3BW/HR6         1118 *
End of 1999     HK0  (Malpelo)    1091
now   -1999     HK/G0SHN          1115
1998/99         KH3/KH6HE         1113
Oct 20-Oct 23   HL9DC ?           1118 *
Oct 22-Oct 24   HS0/JA6GIJ/p      1118 *
now   -Dec 31   HS98AG            1118 *
Oct 21-Oct 28   J68LP ?           1118 *
Nov 22-Dec 2    N1V               1111, 1113
Oct 26-Nov 7    S92YV, S92YN      1118 *
Oct 16-Oct 22   T24JA             1117
now             TZ6DX             1110
Jul 15-1999     V5/SM7DZZ         1104
Oct 25-Nov 13   VK9  (HB9TL)      1118 *
Oct 25-Nov 2    W2FXA/VP9         1118 *
Oct 19-Oct 27   WP2Z              1117
      -Dec/98   XV300S            1114
Oct 23-Oct 30   YJ   (JA3JA)      1117
Oct 11-Apr/99   ZF2NT             1116
Jan 9 -Jan 25   ZL9CI             1104
Early Mar/99    ZY0SP, ZY0SZ      1115

"NEW": 1118 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   9Y4/DK6WL   1829  0437Z via bureau
   JY9QJ       1823  0324Z via DL5MBY, bureau
   K1ZM        1832  0403Z
   TL5A        1833  0325Z via PA3DMH, bureau

   9M2AX       3501  2318Z direct
   C56A        3796  0533Z via DL5NAM
   HF0POL      3507  2307Z via SP3BGD, bureau
   TF3DX       3504  2341Z via bureau
   TJ2RSF      3795  2206Z via EA4URE, bureau
   YB0AI       3799  1754Z see DXNL 1112
   YK1AH       3507  2249Z see DXNL 1112

   8Q7IO       7009  1802Z via DL7VRO, bureau
   A35ZL       7007  1657Z via DJ7RJ, bureau
   FJ/G3TXF    7009  0650Z via bureau
   FM5BH       7054  2123Z via F6HEQ, direct
   FO0PT       7007  0531Z via DJ0FX, bureau
   XX9TXD      7007  1954Z via KU9C, bureau

   5R8GC      10103  2210Z via DJ6SI, bureau
   A35ZL      10104  1633Z via DJ7RJ, bureau
   E31AA      10108  2204Z via ZL3CW
   FO0PT      10104  1626Z via DJ0FX, bureau
   KH0/JM1LJS 10126  1712Z see DXNL 1115
   AH0R/VP9   10111  0654Z via JH6RTO
   VQ9JC      10107  1732Z via WB9IHH
   XX9TXD     10107  1954Z via KU9C, bureau

   A35SO      14256  1835Z via DJ4SO, bureau
   FO5QG      14122  0803Z via XE1L, direct
   FR5ZU/G    14275  1818Z via JA8FCG, bureau
   V63KU      14179  0732Z via JA6NL, bureau

   VP2V/WJ7R  18125  1602Z via bureau
   AH0R/VP9   18073  2011Z via JH6RTO

   3D2DI      21236  0756Z Bill, Box 184, Suva, Fiji
   3W6LI      21285  1415Z via K2WE, bureau
   5R8FU      21032  1211Z via SM0DJZ, bureau
   KH4/W4ZYV  21305  2011Z Midway
   VQ9JC      21016  1424Z via WB9IHH
   ZD8T       21260  1713Z via AC4IV

   3B8/OK1RD  24968  1418Z via OK1RD
   5R8GC      24905  1116Z via DJ6SI, bureau
   C56A       24901  1202Z via DL5NAM
   D2BB       24911  1410Z via W3HNK, bureau
   FK8VHM     24900  0956Z via F5TLP
   TJ2RSF     24942  1004Z via EA4URE, bureau
   TL5A       24932  1320Z via PA3DMH, bureau
   TZ6DX      24905  1008Z see DXNL 1110
   ZF2NT      24901  1856Z via N2AU, direct

   8R1Z       28465  1711Z via Box 12111, Georgetown, Suriname
   9Y4/DK6WL  28008  1235Z via bureau
   C56A       28501  1557Z via DL5NAM
   CE0ZIS     28498  1653Z via Box 1, Isla de Juan Fernandez, Chile
   ET3KV      28495  0916Z direct
   FK8VHT     28013  0749Z via F6AJA, bureau
   FO0SUC     28475  1737Z Austral Islands, via F5JJW
   FR5ZU/G    28480  1255Z via JA8FCG, bureau
   HF0POL     28042  1511Z via SP3BGD, bureau
   JT1FCP     28502  0747Z via W8JAY
   KH0/N3JJ   28494  0922Z via JA3ART
   K4ZA/PJ8   28384  1357Z
   VK9NS      28450  1039Z via CBA

Announcements for the WWDX SSB Contest on Oct 24/25:

5B4/EW1AR   QSL NP3D, ok W3 bureau
8Q7IO       QSL DL7VRO
9A7P        QSL W3HC, direct
9H3WD       QSL OK1AD, buro or Laco Polak, Box 40,390 01 Tabor-1,Czech Rep.
A35XU       Op PA3AXU
A61AC       QSL ON7LX
AH2R        QSL JI3ERV
CQ9K        QSL CS3MAD
CX5X        QSL W3HNK
DX100DX     see DXNL 1118
HO3A        Op  KG6UM
IH9P        QSL WA7EQW
JY9QJ       QSL DL5MBY, bureau
OE2S        Op OE2GEN
P40P        Op  P43P
P40W        Op W2GD
PJ8Z        Op K4ZA
TO8B        Op EA3BT, EA3WL (ex EA3AOK)
VP2E        Op W1EK


QSL Routes

QSLs arrived via buro: 3E1DX (KU9C), 4L/ON4CFI, 5H3ES (DF9SU), 6W1AE, 8R1K, 9K2HN, VP5/WD5FLK, A45ZN (G4KLF), FY5YE, DL1GKG/HI3, DL7DF/HR3, P29AS (K6VNX), AA1BU/KP2, Z21CS,ZF2DN/ZF8

QSLs arrived direct: 5W0HP (DL1SDV), 5Z4FM (G0IAS), 6W1QV, CO8ZZ (HI3JH), JW0I (SP3ASN), V51AE, VP8CGM

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