DX-NL 1130 - January 18, 1999
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV
(PR: DJ5AV @ OE9XPI.AUT.EU)
translated into English by Bob, DL7VOA
9M6 - EASTERN MALAYSIA Ed, K8EP, is operating at 9M6AAC in CW and SSB between Jan 29 and Feb 1. He will take part in the WWDX 160m Contest. QSL via N2OO.
DU - PHILIPPINES Andy, G4ZVJ, will operate as DU3/AH8F in CW on all bands between Jan 24 and Feb 24. QSL via G4ZVJ.
FO0 - AUSTRALES and FO0 - MARQUESAS ISLANDS Wulf, DL1AWI, and Mat, DL5XU, are QRV as FO0AWI and FO0XUU from Nuku Hiva (OC-027)/Marquesas Islands from Jan 17-30 and from Rurutu Island (OC-050) from Feb 2-10. They are QRV in CW/RRTY/SSTV using two FT890, a 500watts amplifier, wire antennae and a 20m GP. QSL via bureau to DL1AWI or DL5XU.
H44 - SOLOMON and H40 - TEMOTU ISLANDS Bernhard, DL2GAC, will be QRV as H44MS from the Solomons by Jan 24. Together with the CW op Sigi, DK9FN, he will fly to Honiara/Temotu on Jan 27. From there they will go by boat to Pigeon Isl. (OC-065). They will start their operation during the WWDX 160m contest on Jan 30/31. They are running 2 IC706 and amps powered by battery as long as the island generator is stopped. In the beginning they will put their emphasis on CW on 30-160m. DK9FN will return to the Solomons on Feb 6 to get his flight home on Feb 10. Bernhard will stay on Pigeon island until the beginning of April. His flight home goes from Singapore on Apr 22. QSL for H44MS/H40MS comes automatically via bureau. SWLs should write down a couple of callsigns he worked.
VK9 - COCOS ISLAND JA1CMD/N4XJ is active in CW as VK9CA from OC-003 from Jan 16-20. He is running 100w into a wire on all bands. QSL via the JA bureau to JA1CMD or direct to Kazu Miyamori, #52604 Hilton Residence II, Jl Gatot Subroto, Box 4083, KBY Jakarta 12040, Indonesia.
ZL9 - CAMPBELL ISLAND ZL9CI already succeeded the 65.000 QSOs but still recognizes a big demand for a "new one" on 40, 20, 15m CW especially from Europe. 40m SSB, 80m and RTTY will get priority later and 160m when the 80m pile ups decrease. Since one generator failed some stations are now running only 100 watts. Attention: On Jan 17 between a 1100-1715Z a PIRATE abused their call on 40m CW. QSL via ZL2HU, Ken Holdom, Box 56099, Tawa, New Zealand.
3C1 - EQUATORIAL GUINEA Ramon, 3C1GS, is active on 15m SSB around 1500 UTC and +- 3795 kHz After 2200 UTC. QSL via EA5BYP..
5Z4 - KENYA Graham, G0VNW, will be on the air in SSB on all bands possibly as 5Z4GC until October 1999. QSL via WB2YQH.
VP2E - ANGUILLA ISLAND Bill, W5SJ, will be active as VP2EJ in CW/SSB on all bands between Jan 20 and Feb 1 including the WWDX 160m Contest.
VQ9 - CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO Ron, AA5DX returns on Jan 24 and hopes to be active again as VQ9DX for the next four months. QSLs will be mailed in June by AA5DX.
HZ - SAUDI ARABIA HZ1RT (ex HZ1CCA) is active again mostly in SSB. QSL via IK7JTF.
VU - INDIA Norbert, DJ9RB, is QRV as VU2RBQ on 12/17/40 and 160m (1824.5 kHz) till Jan 23. QSL via bureau to DJ9RB. --- Manohar, VU2UR (also AT2UR & AT0ITU, e-mail: email@example.com), will be QRV as AT0U on all weekends until this March. QSL via VU2UR, B.L. Manohar, House MIG-6, 80 Feet Rd, Kingeri Upnagara, Bangalore, 560060, India.
CQ WWDX 160m CW Contest: Jan 29, 2200Z till Jan 31, 1600Z. Band: 160m only. Work: all (also own DXCC). Exchange: RST+prefix (VE: province, W: state).
CHAMPIONAT de FRANCE CW: Jan 30, 0600Z till Jan 31, 1800Z. Bands: 10-80m. Work: French stations (including DA1/DA2, TK and overseas departments). Exchange: RST + QSO number, French stations: Department/Prefix/FFA or 00.
UBA Contest SSB: Jan 30, 1300Z till Jan 31, 1300Z. Band: 10-80m. Work: all, especially ON. Exchange: RST + QSO number, ON stations also province.
DATE CALL DXNL Apr/99 3B9 (AH0W etc) 1107, 1128 now 3C1GS 1130 * Nov/98- 3W5FM 1120 Early 1999 3Y (SSIDXG) 1091 soon 4S (ZL1RS) 1129 now -2001 5H3US 1117 Feb/99-? 5N3CPR 1129 now -Oct/99 5Z4GC ? 1130 * Jan 29-Feb 1 9M6AAC 1130 * now 9N7AR 1129 Jan/99- 9V1XE 1110 Dec 8 -Feb 1 A35VR 1125 Early 1999 A5 (JH1AJT) 1095 1998/1999 A6 (F6ARU) 1112 -Jun/99 A92GD 1125 Jan -Mar/99 AT0U 1130 * Jan 5 -Jan 24 CE (GM4DMA) 1128 -2000 CP4BT 1128 Jan 24-Feb 24 DU3/AH8F 1130 * Sep/98-2000 FK8VHT 1111 now -Aug/99 FK8VHU 1128 Jan 15-? FO0XUU etc 1129, 1130 * Dec/98- FT5WH 1125 Jan -Dec/99 FT5YG 1128 Jan -Dec/99 FT5ZJ 1128 now FY5DG 1129 Jan 24-Feb 10 H44FN 1129 Jan 23-April H44MS etc 1126, 1127, 1130 * Feb 4 -Feb 9 HC8/DL6FBK/p 1129 1999 -2000 HK3/G0SHN 1128 now HZ1RT 1130 * now LZ0A 1129 UNKNOWN N1V 1111, 1113, 1124 -Apr 20 P49M 1125 Dec 21-Jan 31 S21YP 1127 Jan -Mar/99 T30-T33 (HAs) 1128 Dec -Apr/99 T33VU etc 1119, 1124, 1127 Oct/98-Oct/99 TN7OT 1119 Jan 12-Jan 25 TU5IJ 1128 Jan 16-Jan 20 VK9CA 1130 * Jan 20-Feb 1 VP2EJ 1130 * Jan 24-Jun/98 VQ9DX ? 1130 * -2000 VR2FD etc 1122 now -Jan 23 VU2RBQ 1130 * Oct 11-Apr/99 ZF2NT 1116 Jan 6 -Jan 24 ZL9CI 1104 "NEW": 1130 *
160m 5H5US 1831 2026Z via WA8JOC, direct 9M2AX 1827 1621Z direct A45XR 1821 2200Z via Box 2038, Muscat 111, Oman BV4ME 1831 2033Z via bureau HZ1AB 1822 0317Z via K8PYD, bureau KH2/K4SXT 1827 2055Z via K4SXT VQ9SS 1823 1434Z via N6SS VU2RBQ 1824 2224Z via DJ9RB, bureau YK1AO 1827 0429Z via Box 245, Damascus, Syria 80m 3C1GS 3800 2302Z via EA5BYP, bureau A41LZ 3790 2045Z via Box 2837, Ruwi 112, Oman JD1AMA 3799 2230Z via CBA NP4A 3792 0641Z via W3HNK, also bureau VP5/WQ7X 3799 2316Z via SP5INQ ZL9CI 3503 1612Z via ZL2HU 40m A47RS 7060 1856Z via A41MC C56NY 7002 2316Z via DJ3NY, bureau FK8GJ 7008 1345Z via F6CXJ, bureau FO0SIL 7007 0640Z via OH1MA, bureau HS1RU 7006 1925Z via JG3AVS KL7Y 7010 0633Z via bureau LZ0A 7003 0739Z South Shetlands T20FW 7003 1600Z via DK7YY, bureau T33VU 7001 0948Z via DL2MDZ, bureau V51E 7095 1806Z via K8EFS VP8CRB 7006 0507Z via K4QD, bureau YC0LOW 7002 2238Z via N2AU, also bureau YS1RR 7040 0549Z via DJ9ZB, bureau ZL9CI 7057 0726Z via ZL2HU ZV8A 7055 0626Z via PR8AA 30m 6W4RK 10106 2303Z via F5NPS EL2WW 10104 2130Z via ON5NT, bureau FO0SIL 10107 1232Z via OH1MA, bureau JD1AMA 10102 0944Z Ogasawara, via CBA T88FB 10108 1502Z via JH6TNH 20m EP4GM 14007 1334Z via Box 21, 429500, Russia (?) FT5WH 14190 1926Z Crozet Island, via F6KDF, bureau T30ED 14166 0700Z via 3D2SJ, Box 1354, Suva, Fiji T88AQ 14019 1317Z via JH6WDG 17m JD1AMA 18077 0929Z Ogasawara, via CBA VP8CRB 18130 0957Z via K4QD, bureau ZL9CI 18084 0819Z via ZL2HU 15m 3D2AG/p 21292 0817Z Rotuma, via CBA 3W5FM 21007 1040Z via UA0FM, bureau FO0XUU 21290 2308Z V63KU 21260 0725Z via JA6NL, bureau JD1BIY 21325 0931Z via bureau ZL9CI 21295 1002Z via ZL2HU 12m 5V7FA 24952 1608Z via F6FNU, direct JT1KAA 24968 0819Z via CBA P49M 24940 1431Z via VE3MR, bureau VP8CRB 24902 1331Z via K4QD, bureau ZD8T 24945 1812Z via AV4IV 10m HH2NH 28317 1314Z via KU9C, bureau HK0OEP 28485 1516Z via N0JT, bureau P43E 28460 1241Z via bureau or Box 614, Aruba, West Indies TG9IGI 28413 1632Z via I2MQP, bureau VK9CA 28500 1207Z via JA1CMD, bureau YS1RR 28498 1535Z via DJ9ZB, bureau
The DX Magazine published another Most Needed Countries list. The 25 most needed countries world-wide are: P5, BV9P, BS7, A5, 7O, VU4, FR/T, VU7, FR/G, SV/A, VK0 (Macquarie), E3, 3Y (Bouvet), ZL9, FT8Z, FR/J, XZ, 3C (Equatorial Guinea), HK0M, CE0X, ZS8, YA, EP, VP8 (South Sandwich) and XW. The 25 most needed countries in Europe are: P5, BV9P, VK0 (Macquarie), A5, KH5K, BS7, 7O, ZL9, FR/G, KH1, T31, ZL8, CE0X, FO, FR/T, FT8Z, T33, VU4, H40, KP1, VP6, 3Y0, E3, HK0M and KH5.
QSLs arrived direct: 3B8CF, 3C1YS, 3D2DX (EA4CP), 3W6DXI (DL4DBR),WV2B/CY9, 4L1DX (OZ1HPS), 4S7BRG (HB9BRM), 5B4LP (F6FNU), FO5QB, 8Q7IO (DL7VRO), A61AJ (W3UR),C56A (DL5NAM),HC8A,HP1AC, NP4Z (WC4E), R1FJV (UA3AGS),TJ1HP (F6FNU),VP2VW,YB0AI, VK9CTL (HB9QR), VK9NS, VK9XQR (HB9QR), VK9XTL (HB9QR), ZA1FD, ZD7VC.
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