DX Newsletter 1147
May 17 1999

DX-NL 1147 - May 17, 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)


KH2 - GUAM Dave, KH2/N2NL, takes part in the CQ WW WPX CW Contest signing WH2/N2NL from OC-026. QSL via W2YC direct or via bureau. The route via the address in Guam takes significant longer.

V7 - MARSHALL ISLANDS Tom, K7ZZ, is QRV on all bands except 160m signing V73ZZ from Kwajalein (OC-028) between May 23 and Jun 2 (also CQ WPX Contest). Before and after the Contest he works also in SSB.


3C - EQUATORIAL-GUINEA Jean, TR8XX, Alain, TR8CA and Christian, TR8SA/6W1QV, may be QRV from Corisco signing 3C8XX in CW and SSB on 6-160m from May 22-30. QSL via TR8XX.

6O - REPUBLIC OF SOMALILAND Baldur/DJ6SI (in CW) and Franz/DJ9ZB (in SSB) were QRV as 6O0X and 6O1Z from the capital Hargeiza from May 10-17. Though this republic declared its independence from Somalia on May 18, 1991, has an own parliament and government it has not been acknowledged by other countries yet. The ARRL states that it still misses an UN membership, an own ITU prefix block or the IARU membership. More information can be found at: http://www.anaserve.com/~mbali/home.htm

VQ9 - CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO If his successor arrives in time Ron, VQ9DX/AA5DX, leaves Chagos on May 22. Till then he wants to make as many 160m contacts as possible. He is working from the clubstation on 1828 kHz from 2215Z until 0130Z. QSL via AA5DX.


4U1UN - UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS NEW YORK After meeting in Dayton on May 16-18 Mats, SM7PKK/5X1Z, and Peter, ON6TT/5X1T, hit the airwaves from New York signing as 4U1UN. QSL via Box 3873, New York, NY 10217, USA.

CY9 - ST PAUL ISLAND Dan, K8RF, Doug, K4LT, Bob, W6RGG, Mac, W6BSY, Hank,K8DD, and Stan, AC8W are QRV for the YASME (http://www.cestro.com/myweb/yasme.html) signing CY9RF from NA-094 from May 23-31. During the WPX CW Contest they want to operate with four stations around the clock and with two more stations from 1100-1200 UTC and 2100-0200 UTC. Prior to the contest they want to emphasize the WARC bands and SSB. QSL via K8RF, Dan Flaig, 2101 Ronaldson Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45230-1510, USA.

FS - ST MARTIN Hiroo, JA1WSX, was announced to be active as FS/KH0Y from NA-105 from May 16-19. QSL via JA1WSX.

KP2 - US VIRGIN ISLANDS Jeffrey, N5TJ/KP2, will be on the air from St. Croix (NA-106) from May 25-31. QSL via N5TJ. During the WPX CW Contest he'll sign WP2Z. QSL via KU9C.

LU - ARGENTINA To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the world record CW QSO of Carlos Braggio, r-CB8, in Buenos Aires and Ivan O'Meara, z-2AC, in Gisborne, New Zealand on May 21, 1924 the Radio Club Argentino (LU4AA) will sign L75CB. QSL via LU4AA, via bureau or to Box 97, 1000 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentine stations may sign L2 for LU (e.g. LU2CRM=L22CRM, LU7EC=L27EC), L3 instead of LW (LW8EZU=L38EZU) and L4 instead of AZ from May 16-23. See also http://www.lu4aa.org!

OX - GREENLAND During his spare time Michael, OX3LG, is active from Asiaat Island (NA-134) on 6/10/15/20m until May 20. QSL via OZ1PIF, Peter Frenning, Ternevej 23, 4130 Viby Sj, Denmark.

V4 - ST KITTS AND NEVIS Hiroo, JA1WSX, gets his call for his activity from NA-104 upon his arrival on May 19-21. QSL via JA1WSX.


8Q - MALDIVES DH5HV is active signing 8Q7EM from AS-013 during his honeymoon from May 17-31. QSL via DH5HV.


3A - MONACO The special event station 3A50R commemorates the 50th anniversary of the regency of Prince Rainier III from Monaco.QSL only via buro!

JW/b - BEAR ISLAND YL Marit, JW4CJA, is on the air from EU-027 until the end of May. QSL via LA4CJA.

OJ0 - MARKET REEF/OH0 - ALAND ISLANDS Dennis Motschenbacher is QRV as OJ0/K7BV from EU-053 for 3-4 days and then as OH0/K7BV from EU-002 between May 23 and June 6. Activities will be mostly in CW, also via RS12 and 6m. He intends to operate from the clubstation OH0Z during the WPX Contest. The pilot station will be George, K5KG (e-mail: georgeK5KG@aol.com). QSL for OH0/K7BV via KU9C and for OH0Z via OH1EH, Ari Korhonen, Kreetalank. 9 As 1, SF-29200 Harjavalta, Finland.

SV9 - CRETE Juha, OH1KAG/OH9MM, and Pertti, OH3LQK/OH7WW, will be on the air as SV9/homecall/p from EU-015 in CW, SSB and RTTY from May 24-30. QSLs via bureau to OH3LQK.

TK - CORSICA TK/OE5XVL is QRV on 70cm to 160m (no 6m!) from May 20-25. If possible QSL via bureau to OE5XVL, else direct via OE5OHO.


CQ WPX Contest CW: May 29, 0000 UTC till May 30, 2400 UTC. Bands: 10-160m. Work: everybody. Exchange: RST+serial number.


DATE           CALL         DXNL

      -May 16  3A50R        1147 *
NOW AGAIN      3B9FR        1142
May 22-May 30  3C8XX        1147 *
May 1999       3D2RK        1145
      -Jul 14  3DA0CA       1139
NOW            3W7CW        1145
May 16-May 18  4U1UN        1147 *
Mar 31-May     5N0MSV       1142
NOW            5X1GS        1146
Jan   -Oct/99  5Z4GS        1130, 1144
May 10-May 17  6O0X, 6O1Z   1147 *
NOW            7Q7RM etc    1140
NOW            8J1RL        1141
May 17-May 31  8Q7EM        1147 *
1999/2000      9G5DX        1143
April -Jun 30  9N7RN        1138, 1143
      -Jun/99  A92GD        1125
1999  -2001    A92GJ        1143
May 6 -May 20  CT3/DF5WA    1146
May 23-May 31  CY9RF        1147 *
Mar/99-2001    E4/G3WQU     1140
NOW   -Aug/99  FK8VHU       1128
Aug 11-2001    FM5JV        1108
May   -Sep/99  FO   (F2HE)  1146
May 8 -Jun 8   FR5ZQ/G      1146
May 16-May 19  FS/KH0Y      1147 *
Jan   -Dec 31  FT5WH        1125, 1144, 1145
Mar/99-        FT5XN        1136
Jan   -Dec/99  FT5YG        1128, 1140
Jan   -Dec/99  FT5ZJ        1128
NOW   - 2000   HK3JBR       1128, 1144
April -2002    HS  (JR5XPG) 1141
NOW   -May/99  JW4CJA     1147 *
May   -Jul/99  JY8YB        1146
May 25-May 31  N5TJ/KP2     1147 *
May 16-May 23  L75CB etc    1147 *
May 20-May 26  MD0BPI       1145
May 23-Jun 6   OH0,OJ0/K7BV 1147 *
      -May 20  OX3LG        1147 *
NOW            P29CC        1146
May 18-May 30  SO1VOX       1146
May 15-May 28  SV9/GM3YOR   1146
May 24-May 30  SV9/OH1KA etc 1147 *
May 20-May 25  TK/OE5XVL    1147 *
Oct/98-Oct/99  TN7OT        1119
Mar/99-Jun/99  TT8DF        1136
May 19-May 21  V4  (JA1WSX) 1147 *
May 23-Jun 2   V73ZZ        1147 *
Jan 24-May 22? VQ9DX        1130, 1147 *
End of May     WH2/N2NL     1147 *
      -2000    XE1/NP2AQ    1142
NOW   -Aug 15  YS1/KE4LWT   1146
Nov/98-2001    ZC4JP        1144
Aug 4 -Aug 31  ZK1SCQ,ZK1SCR 1145

"NEW": 1147 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days


   5Z4RL        3795  1955Z via G0IAS, direct
   E41/OK1DTP   3794  2054Z via OK1TD
   EL2WW        3795  2117Z via ON5NT

   6O0X         7010  1951Z via DJ6SI, bureau
   BV4ME        7010  2010Z via bureau
   SU9ZZ        7008  0231Z via OM3TZZ, bureau
   VP5/K7JI     7049  0628Z via K7JI
   ZF2NT        7008  0019Z via N2AU, also bureau

   5N0MSV      10104  2335Z via OK1KR
   6O0X        10102  2149Z via DJ6SI, bureau
   9J2BO       10103  1853Z via W6ORD, direct
   A25/G3HCT   10108  1918Z via G3HCT
   VR2GY       10103  1704Z Lee, via Box 73328, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

   FO5QG       14122  0528Z via XE1L, direct
   FR5ZQ/G     14180  1849Z via CBA
   FT5YG       14130  0710Z via F5LBL
   JW4CJA      14250  2019Z via LA4CJA

   6O1Z        18145  1533Z via DJ9ZB, bureau
   9V1BG       18079  1523Z via JL1MWI, bureau
   EP/RA6LGM   18120  0912Z via RV6LAH, CBA
   J39JQ       18140  2014Z via IK0ZKK, bureau
   KH6LEM      18113  1655Z via CBA or bureau
   VP2EY       18123  1950Z via HB9SL, bureau
   VQ9VK       18088  1408Z via N1TO
   ZK1JD       18146  0816Z Jim, via Box 491, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

   8J1RL       21301  1611Z Antarctica, via JA bureau
   BY1DX       21295  0736Z via OH2BH, bureau
   FK8HC       21290  1125Z via VK4FW, also bureau
   HK0ER       21020  1615Z via Box 934, Isla de San Andres, Colombia
   VK9NS       21024  0905Z via CBA
   ZD9BV       21325  0907Z direct

   3W7CW       24893  1503Z see DXNL 1145
   5H3RK       24893  0715Z via Box 9274, Dar es Salam, Tanzania
   6O0X        24890  1545Z via DJ6SI, bureau
   9M2TO       24903  1520Z via JA0DMV, bureau
   9V1WW       24945  1547Z via VK6BDG
   ET3VSC      24935  1420Z see DXNL 1131
   FK8VHT      24898  0809Z via F6AJA, bureau
   HK3JBR      24955  1544Z via F6AJA, bureau
   JT1BH       24898  1039Z via bureau
   KH6XT       24895  0614Z via bureau
   TU5IJ       24932  1645Z via I2AOX, direct
   V63AO       24960  1216Z via Box 607, Kosrae 96944, Micronesia
   VR2LC       24950  1255Z via bureau or CBA
   XX9TRR      24900  0739Z via N6XJ
   YK1AO       24894  1651Z via CBA
   ZD7VC       24955  1801Z via ON4CAT, direct

   3B9FR       28495  0907Z Roberto, Box 31, Rodriques Island, Mauritius
   5X1P        28020  1533Z via G3MRC, bureau
   6O1Z        28495  1351Z via DJ9ZB, bureau
   CE0ZIS      28508  1908Z via CE2RKD
   EM1U        28490  1541Z via UT7UA
   FM5BH       28498  1243Z via F6HEQ, also bureau
   FR5ZQ/G     28019  1619Z via CBA
   HK3DDD      28023  2009Z via bureau
   OY4TN       28475  2046Z via OY6FRA
   TN2FB       28467  1839Z via F3FB
   VQ9DX       28021  1514Z via AA5DX, also bureau


QSL Routes

The BI5D log is now online at: http://dx.qsl.net/logs. Their website is at: http://www.qsl.net/bi5d/.

The 6th NORTH GERMAN DX MEETING will take place on May 29, 1999 starting at 12 o'clock in Grosshansdorf (Vogt-Sanmann-Weg) near Ahrensburg. Possible are reports about TF7/DL3KUD, TY8A, T20FW, 3D2DK and ZL9CI. More info at: http://www.qsl.net/dj7ao/. Reservations via: Stefan Reyers, DJ7AO, phone: +49/4534/1532, e-mail: dj7ao@qsl.net

QSLs arrived buro: 9M6AAT (UA9CI), HC8NP (AA5BT), KH0/JH1UUT, KP2/W7FKF, MM0/DJ6AU, KP4YD, NP3GG, OA4/DL9GMM, OH0AM (OH2BAD), P43E (P43ARC), S21YG (DL3NEO), S79MX (HB9MX), V26TT, TT8JWM (N4RXL), TU5GV (F8BEM), TY1IJ (DK8ZD), VK6HD, VU2AC, V40Z

QSLs arrived direct:3DA5A (JH7FQK), 3D2DK+T20FW (DK7YY),E41/OK1DTP (OK1TD), EM1KA (JA2JPA), UA9QMU (UA4CR), VP2MDY (NW8F)

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