DX Newsletter 1133
February 8, 1999

DX-NL 1133 - February 8, 1999
DX News Letter
DARC Committee for DX and HF-Contesting
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: mikeoerter.dj5av@t-online.de)

translated into English by Bob, DL7VOA
(e-mail: robster@bigfoot.de)


KH0 - MARIANA ISLANDS JA6BTO, AF4LX, JA6PBO and AF4KH of the Oita DX Club are on the air from Saipan (OC-086) in CW/SSB/SSTV on 6-160m from Feb 11-14. QSL via JA6VQA or direct Akio Tagami,6-kumi Tomioka,Oita 870-0947,Japan

T8 - PALAU JA5AUC and JA5IU are active from Palau (OC-009) signing T88TM and T88SY in SSB/CW on 6-160m from Feb 11-14. QSLs via homecalls.


5Z - KENYA Jim, G3RTE, Phil, G3SWH, John, G3WGV, and Rob, 5Z4RL, will be QRV from Lamu Island (AF-040) signing 5Z4LI with two or three stations on 10-160m (except 30m) from Feb 17-24. They will take part also in the ARRL CW Contest (Feb 20/21). QSL via G3SWH or direct to Phil Whitchurch, 21 Dickensons Grove, Congresbury, Bristol, BS49 5HQ, Great Britain.

S0 - WESTERN SAHARA CN2UN belongs to the United Nations in Western Sahara.Unfortunately he has no official licence issued by the RASD and therefore he does NOT count for the DXCC (yet).

XT - BURKINA FASO Michel, F5RLE, and Joel, F5AOW, are active as XT2DM (CW) and XT2OW (SSB) especially on 12/17/30m from Feb 7 till Mar 1. QSL via F5RLE.

ZD9 - TRISTAN da CUNHA After returning from his holidays Andy, ZD9BV, is back on AF-029. QSL via W4FRU.


C6 - BAHAMAS John, K3TEJ/C6A, and Edward, WA3WSJ/C6A, will be QRV from Treasure Cay/Abaco (NA-080) on 160-10m from Feb 16-23. During the ARRL CW Contest they will operate as C6AKW (QSL via K3TEJ). QSLs via their homecalls, direct or via bureau.

HR - HONDURAS Being on a medic mission Gene, HR3/K7DBV, will be QRV during his spare time from Feb 10-26.

J7 - DOMINICA FAIRS (Foundation for Amateur International Radio Services) members are QRV from Dominica (NA-101) from Feb 12-22. Larry, N4VA (J79VA?) works in SSB on the IOTA and WARC QRGs. David, KK4WW/J79WW, Don, KE4UGF/J79UGF, and the YLs Gaynell, KK4WWW/J79GMV, and Kay, KE4EKH/ J79EKH will be QRV mostly in SSB on 6/10/15/17/20/40m.

P4 - ARUBA Andy, P4/K2LE, will be on SA-036 until Feb 14. QSL via K2LE.

V3 - BELIZE Joe, K8JP, is QRV again as V31JP between Feb 11 and Mar 9 (also in ARRL CW+SSB Contests and CQWW 160m SSB Contest). Outside of the contests he will operate mostly in CW on 160/80/40m. QSL NEW via KA9WON, Lonnie W Miller, 12031 Blue Spruce Dr, Roscoe,IL 61073,USA.

VP5 - TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS Vic, VP5/N4TO, is QRV as VP5M from NA-002 from Feb 16-23 (also in ARRL DX CW Contest). QSL via N4TO,Victor Dubois,1400 Jacquelyn Ave, Sebring, FL 33872, USA.


E4 - PALESTINE Since Feb 1, 1999 E4 counts as a new DXCC country. Contacts made with E4 stations after Feb 1, 1999, will count for this new entity. QSLs cards can be submitted by October 99. Ali, JY4NE (earlier QRV as ZC6A), said that it could take a while before the first E4 call- signs will be issued. Ali is planning a 3 day activity from the QTH of Sami, ZC6B/KF2GJ, in Gaza in SSB and some CW starting Feb 13, 20 or 27.


3A - MONACO Leo, 3A/K8PYD, intends to be QRV in RTTY and CW between Feb 18 and March 2. On Feb 19 Tom, 3A/N9NC, will join him for one week and promises to operate in CW on 40/80/160m. He plans also to take part in the ARRL CW DX Contest on Feb 20/21.

JW - SVALBARD After setting up the GMDS system JW0LGS commemorates the end of the monitoring of the international emergency frequency 500kHz by Feb1. JW0LGS is activated by JW5NM and JW6MY in CW only on 1830-3510-7010 10110-14010-18070-21010-24890 und 28010 kHz Feb 1-28. QSL via JW5NM Mathias Bjerrang, Box 498, N-9170 Longyearbyen, Svalbard Island, Norway.


CQ WW WPX Contest RTTY: Feb 13, 0000 UTC - Feb 14, 2400 UTC. Bands: 10-80m. Work: everybody, also own DXCC. Exchange: RST + serial number.


DATE           CALL          DXNL

Feb 18- Mar 2  3A/K8PYD      1133 *
Feb 2 - Feb 20 3B8/DJ7MI     1131
April 1 999    3B9  (AH0W)   1107, 1128
NOW            3C1GS         1130
Nov/98-        3W5FM         1120
soon           4S   (ZL1RS)  1129
Feb 8 - Feb 28 5H   (IK2GZU) 1132
Feb/99- ?      5N3CPR        1129
now   - Oct/99 5Z4GC ?       1130
Feb 17- Feb 24 5Z4LI         1133 *
Feb/99         9G1AA         1131
Feb   - Apr/99 9G5HK         1132
Early 1 999    A5   (JH1AJT) 1095
1998/19 99     A6   (F6ARU)  1112
Feb/99-        KH2K/AH0      1131
Jan   - Mar/99 AT0U          1130

Feb 16- Feb 23 C6AKW etc     1133 *
Jan 24- Feb 24 DU3/AH8F      1130
Feb 1 -        E4            1133 *
Feb 1 - Feb 20 FO/DJ4VW      1132
Feb 3 - Mar 3  FR5ZQ/T       1131
now            FY5DG         1129
Jan 23- April  H40MS etc     1126, 1127, 1130
Feb 5 - Feb 25 HP*/F5PAC     1132
Feb 10- Feb 26 HR3/K7DBV     1133 *
Feb 12- Feb 22 J79VA,WW etc  1133 *
Jan 28- Feb 15 JL1KFR/JD1    1132
Feb 199 9      JW0LGS        1133 *
Feb 11- Feb 14 KH0  (JAs)    1133 *
now            LZ0A          1129

Feb+Apr 10/11  OX,OY,TF,OZ   1132
now   - Feb 14 P4/K2LE       1133 *
Feb 1 - Feb 27 S79MX         1132
Jan   - Mar/99 T30-T33 (HAs) 1128
Dec   - Apr/99 T33VU etc     1119, 1124, 1127
Feb 11- Feb 14 T88TM, T88SY  1133 *
2 weeks in Feb T99LDE ?      1132
Oct/98- Oct/99 TN7OT         1119
Feb 11- Mar 9  V31JP         1133 *
Feb 6 - Feb 13 VK9XX         1131
Feb 13- Feb 20 VK9YY         1131
Feb 16- Feb 23 VP5/N4TO      1133 *
Jan 24- Jun/99 VQ9DX         1130
Feb 7 - Mar 1  XT2DM, XT2OW  1133 *
Jan 28- Feb 14 Z2/VK3DXI     1132

"NEW": 1133 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   3B8/DJ7MI  1827  2356Z via DJ7MI, bureau
   4S7EA      1830  2149Z direct
   A45XR      1821  2329Z via Box 2038, Muscat 111, Oman
   BV4ME      1831  2047Z via bureau
   JY9QJ      1823  0425Z via DL5MBY, bureau
   KH2K/AH0   1829  1958Z via JA1RJU
   P43P       1826  0023Z via P43ARC
   S79MX      1824  2237Z via HB9MX, bureau
   TI4CF      1831  0410Z via W3HNK, also bureau
   TL5A       1833  0007Z via PA1AW, bureau
   VQ9QM      1824  2025Z via W4QM, bureau
   YK1AO      1833  2101Z via Box 245, Damascus, Syria
   YS1RR      1843  0650Z via DJ9ZB, bureau

   3W5FM      3503  1445Z via UA0FM, bureau
   EL2WW      3507  0634Z via ON5NT, bureau
   EM1LV      3508  0450Z via UR8LV, bureau
   FM5GU      3501  2258Z via WA4JTK, direct
   FO0XUU     3800  0734Z via DL5XU, bureau
   H40MS      3802  1917Z via DL2GAC, bureau
   V31RL      3507  0728Z via NG7S
   YB0DX      3797  2148Z via W3HNK, also bureau
   ZD8A       3793  2225Z via K6NA, also bureau

   5N9CEN     7070  2354Z via IV3VBM
   E21CJN     7020  2040Z via W3PP, bureau
   FO0AWI     7002  0720Z via DL1AWI, bureau
   H44FN      7001  1930Z via HA8FW
   DL6FBK/HC8 7009  0649Z via DL6FBK
   HJ1RRL     7015  0536Z via bureau
   ZD8A       7062  2357Z via K6NA, also bureau

   4S7YSG    10107  1653Z via JA2BDR, bureau
   H40FN     10107  1631Z via HA8FW
   LZ0A      10118  0041Z via LZ1KDP, direct, South Shetlands
   OD5NJ     10108  1942Z via EA5BYP, bureau
   T33VU     10103  1621Z via DL2MDZ, bureau
   ZL2AGY    10102  1902Z via bureau

   FO5QG     14125  1610Z via XE1L, direct
   H40FN     14002  1116Z via HA8FW
   V73GT     14006  0714z via WF5T, bureau

   8Q7AC     18085  1313Z via DJ4KW
   FK8VHT    18075  0838Z via F6AJA, bureau
   H44FN     18073  1115Z via HA8FW
   T33VU     18069  0622Z via DL2MDZ, bureau

   C56TTY    21089  1055Z via G0OIL
   E30MA     21260  1005Z via IK2WXZ
   JD1BIA    21255  0953Z via CBA
   XT2OW     21270  1214Z via F5RLE, bureau
   ZD9BV     21265  1705Z via W4FRU, also bureau

   3B8/DJ7MI 24895  1416Z via DJ7MI, bureau
   AP2WAP    24970  0737Z via IK4ZGY, bureau
   FM/KF8OY  24955  1440Z via KF8OY, direct
   HP8ADU    24963  1630Z via W2BDR
   P49M      24945  1659Z via VE3MR, bureau
   V31JZ     24897  1559Z via NN7A
   Z2/VK3DXI 24970  1050Z via homecall, bureau

   9J2BO     28021  1504Z via W6ORD, direct
   FM5BH     28470  1337Z via F6HEQ, also bureau
   P4/K2LE   28030  1522Z via K2LE, bureau
   VK9XX     28495  1035Z via W0YG, bureau
   ZF2NT     28026  1250Z via N2AU, also bureau


His Majesty King Hussein I of Jordan, well known to many radio amateurs and SWLs under his callsign JY1 sadly passed away on Feb 7. Even last summer he still tried to make as many QSOs as possible. Over decades he was the most significant leader of Asia.


QSL Routes


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