DX News Letter 1171
November 2, 1999

DX-NL 1171 - November 2, 1999
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

English by: Bob, DL7VOA
(e-mail: dxnl@darc.de)


5W - WESTERN SAMOA Steve, G4EDG (T31T), has a license as 5W0ST and is on OC-097 for one month. Since he has a key but no TRX with him he hopes to work from the station of Atsuo, 5W1SA, mostly in CW on the lowbands. QSL via G4EDG.

9M6 - EASTERN MALAYSIA; 1S - SPRATLY ISLANDS Bob, N2OO/9M6OO; Jani, YB0US/NM6US/9M6US; Mike, N6MZ; Tom, N4XP, and Paul, N4PN, are on a South East Asia trip: They'll be QRV as 9M6AAC (http://www.qsl.net/9m6aac/) from Hillview Gardens, Sabah (OC-088), (http://www.alfons.com), from Nov 7-11 and once again from Nov 25-29 including the CQWW DX CW Contest. ; From Nov 12-18 the will sign 9M6OO from Layang-Layang/Spratly (AS-051) and then V8??? from Brunei OC-088 from Nov 21-25. They plan to attend the SEANET Convention in Brunei from Nov 18-21. Their webpage http://www.qsl.net/n2oo/borneo/ is already online. Point of contact -including donations- is Bob, N2OO (e-mail: n2oo@arrl.net). QSL for 9M6AAC and 9M6OO via N2OO, Bob Schenck, Box 345, Tuckerton, NJ 08087-0345, USA.

FK - FRENCH NEW CALEDONIA Frank, FK8HC, was active on 10-40m from OC-032 until Oct 31. QSL via VK4FW, PO Box 929, Gimpie, 4570 QLD, Australia.

FO - FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO/M - MARQUESAS ISLANDS Serge, F6AUS, and Andre, F6AOI, are QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY during their Marquesas Islands tour from Nov 3-22: Hiva Oa (OC-027) Nov 3-10 and Nuku Hiva (OC-027) from Nov 10-14. Their three stops in French Polynesia will be Raiatea from Nov 14-17, Bora Bora -both OC-067- from Nov 17-20 and Moorea (OC-046) from Nov 20-22.

KH4 - MIDWAY ISLANDS Mert, W0UFO, Thor, W0QIK, and Ed, N0OKW, shall be active with 100 watts signing KH4/W0UFO and KH4/W0QIK from Nov 4-13. Look for them on the QRP frequencies around 1700 UTC and also from 0400-0500 UTC.

T31 - CENTRAL KIRIBATI Ueata, T31UA, is QRV from Kanton Island (OC-043) running 100 watts into a vertical for 20m and longwires. Though he is a professional radio operator he is not able to handle the pile ups of us amateurs yet. His QSL manager LA7MFA, Lech Slawomir Tomczak, Froeyas vei 61, N-3472 Boedalen, Norway intends to send him a key for Christmas.


5X - UGANDA Peter, 5X1T/ON6TT, leaves Uganda after four years and 150.000 QSOs on Nov 5 and will then go to the Kosovo. He will return to Uganda for one week in mid Dec and Jan. QSL via ON5NT.

EL - LIBERIA Bob, ex A92GD, is now active on all bands in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK signing EL2RF from Monrovia. QSL direct to Bill DeLage, K1SE, PO Box 685, Manassas Park, Virginia 20113-0685, USA. Bill has also Bob's old logs of A92GD and J28BM. Please send your QSLs ONLY to this PO Box and NOT to the CBA.


4U - UNITED NATIONS HEADUQARTERS Bert, PA1KW, is active as 4U1UN from Nov 4-9.

FG - GUADELOUPE Nigel, FG/G3TXF, will be on air in CW only from Les Saintes (NA-114) from Nov 8-14. QSL via G3TXF.

OA - PERU Yves, F5TYY, Alan, F6BFH, and Bernard, F9IE, announced to be QRV from several places in Peru (perhaps also IOTA) between Nov 1-20. QSLs via bureau.

PY0S - ST PETER AND ST PAUL ROCKS The DXpedition was delayed for another time after an egine failure of their ship. The earliest date could be Nov 6 or 7 (DXNL 1167).

V3 - BELIZE Joe, K8JP, should have arrived in Dangriga on Oct 30 and will be QRV as V31JP mostly in CW with only little SSB and RTTY on 6-160m until April 1, 2000. He intends to participate in the major contests. His homepage is: http://sites.netscape.net/v31jp/. QSL via KA9WON, Lonnie Miller, 12031 Blue Spruce Drive, Roscoe, IL 61073, USA.

V47 - ST CHRISTOPHER AND NEVIS Conny, DL1DA, is QRV as V47DA from NA-104 mostly in CW with little SSB and PSK31 from Nov 2-13. QSL via DL1DA. --- Gerd, DL7VOG, and Ben, DL7BY, are active on all bands mainly in CW and RTTY signing V47GU and V47BY from Nov 4-18. V47GU will take part also in the WAE RTTY Contest! Skeds via e-mail to DL7VOG@snafu.de or DL7BY@qsl.net until Nov 3. QSLs via homecalls.

VP2M - MONTSERRAT After his activity from V4 Gerd, DL7VOG, will go to NA-103 perhaps as VP2MGU. QSL via DL7VOG.

VP2V - BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS Nigel, VP2V/G3TXF, is QRV in CW only from NA-023 between Oct 30 and Nov 7. QSL via G3TXF.

ZF - CAYMAN ISLANDS Bruce, N6NT, is active again as ZF2NT since Oct 29 and at least till May 2000. QSL via G3SWH (see DXNL 1167).


A5 - BHUTAN Jim Smith, VK9NS, ist now in Bhutan for about two weeks. If he is lucky and gets a licence like in 1990 and 1994 is questionable.

HS - THAILAND HS72A is active between Oct 23 and Dec 31. QSL via HS1CKC.

J2 - DJIBOUTI Henry, F6EAY, is on the air as J28FF for one or two years. QSL via F6ITD


DATE            CALL         DXNL

End of Oct      3B8/KD6WW    1170
Oct   -Dec/99   3XY2D        1169
Nov 4 -Nov 9    4U1UN        1171 *
Nov/99          5W0ST        1171 *
      -Nov 5    5X1T         1171 *
Oct 21-Nov      9H3AM        1169
Nov 7 -Nov 29   9M6AAC       1171 *
Nov 12-Nov 18   9M6OO        1171 *
Nov 3 -Nov 15   9M6PWT       1170

NOW   -mid Nov  A5? (VK9NS) 1171 *
NOW   -Dec 31   DU67..       1169
NOW             EL2RF        1171 *
Aug 30-Nov 6    EL2WW        1162
NOW             EM1KGG       1168
Nov 8 -Nov 14   FG/G3TXF     1171 *
NOW   -Mar/2001 FK8VHY       1160, 1168
Oct 29-Nov 13   FO  (F1NGP)  1170
Nov 3 -Nov 22   FO,FO/M (Fs) 1171 *
Sep 4 -End Nov  FO0DEH       1163, 1168
Oct 23-Nov 14   FO0THA       1170
NOW             FR5FD        1168
Nov 1 -Nov 14   FY/F5PAC     1170
Oct 29-Nov 7    HB0/DL2SBY   1170
Oct 23-Dec 31   HS72A        1171 *
1999  -2001     J28FF        1171 *
NOW   -Jun/2000 JD1BKR       1169

Nov 1 -Dec 15   KC4/WA1O     1170
Oct 15-?        KH0/AF4IN... 1168
Nov 4 -Nov 13   KH4/W0OFO... 1171 *
Nov 1 -Nov 20   OA  (F5TYY)  1171 *
NOW             OD/F5SQM     1168
Oct 7 -Nov 15   PJ2/PA0VDV   1167
Oct 19-Nov 11   T30Y, T30CW  1169
NOW             T31UA        1171 *
NOW   -May/2000 F6FCM/TY     1170

Oct 30-Apr 1    V31JP        1171 *
Nov 4 -Nov 18   V47BY, V47GU 1171 *
Nov 2 -Nov 13   V47DA        1171 *
Nov 21-Nov 25   V8  (Ws)     1171 *
NOW   -Jan/2001 VK0M (VK0LD) 1170
NOW             VK0TS        1168
Oct 25-Nov 9    VP2MCS       1169
Nov 19-Nov 29   VP2MGU ?     1171 *
Oct 30-Nov 7    VP2V/G3TXF   1171 *
Sep 29-End Jan  VQ9DX        1166
Sep   -mid Dec  XE1/N8SHZ    1164
Oct 8 -Nov 3    XT2HP        1166
Sep   -Dec 31   XW2A         1165
NOW ??          YV0??        1168
Oct 29-May/2000 ZF2NT        1171 *
NOW             ZM5PX        1169
Nov 6 -         ZX0SK, ZW0SP 1171 *

"NEW": 1171 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   CN8WW      1825  2118Z via DL6FBL, bureau
   OY9JD      1837  0252Z via CBA
   R1MVZ      1849  2240Z via K6VNX, bureau
   VP5/N5QQ   1835  0555Z
   VQ9DX      1828  0038Z via AA5DX, also bureau
   ZX0F       1831  0540Z via PY5EG, bureau

   5C8M       3800  0452Z via DL6FBL, bureau
   E44DX      3720  1927Z via OH1RY, also bureau
   FS/K7ZUM   3797  0009Z via K7ZUM, bureau
   J6/K3LP    3510  0336Z via N3NT
   SU9ZZ      3795  2130Z via OM3TZZ, bureau
   VP2MCS     3775  0513Z via DL5NAM, bureau
   VP5/N0AT   3795  0457Z via N0AT
   ZF2MK      3771  0116Z via K9MK, bureau

   8R1K       7085  0706Z via OH0XX, bureau
   FY5GS      7057  0343Z via F6FNU, direct
   HI9/DK8YY  7067  0626Z via DL4ALI
   J3A        7095  0038Z via WA1S
   J79SH      7003  0612Z via DJ4IJ
   P40J       7063  0403Z via WX4G, bureau
   PJ2/PA0VDV 7003  2321Z via PA0VDV, bureau
   PJ4B       7070  0329Z via K2SB, bureau
   VP5R       7074  0458Z via N0KK

   FS/N3OG   10102  0421Z
   J79KS     10103  0024Z via DL1DA, bureau
   PJ2/N6HR  10106  0427Z via bureau
   TO0DX     10110  2237Z via LA9VDA, SASE

   FO0DEH    14137  0707Z via ON4QM, bureau
   T30CW     14081  2012Z via DL7DF, bureau
   V73AX     14320  0911Z via bureau
   VK9LM     14184  0742Z via W1HEO
   YJ0ABL    14205  0549Z via VK3DBL

   J68WX     18115  1735Z via W4WX, bureau
   T33CW     18073  0636Z via DL7DF, bureau
   VP5/K2WB  18130  1821Z via K2WB, bureau

   8J1RL     21018  1451Z via JA9BOH, bureau
   VP2MBT    21080  1852Z via EA3BT, bureau

   C5TT      24965  1742Z via G0UCT
   FK8FC     24947  1007Z via VK4FW, also bureau
   FY5HY     24950  1225Z via F6IHY, bureau
   J68WB     24945  1639Z via N2WB, bureau
   T33CW     24895  0848Z via DL7DF, bureau
   VP2MCS    24956  1810Z via DL5NAM, bureau

   5C8M      28520  0932Z via DL6FBL, bureau
   6D2X      28520  1406Z via K5TSQ
   8R1K      28272  1656Z via OH0XX, bureau
   9M8R      28476  0926Z via W7EJ, direct
   A35ZL     28033  0812Z via DJ7RJ, bureau
   AH2R      28508  0710Z via JI3ERV, bureau
   HI9/DL4JS 28395  1119Z via DL4ALI
   HZ1AB     28364  1322Z via K8PYD, bureau
   J68AZ     28545  1816Z via W9AAZ
   V26B      28704  1147Z via WT3Q, bureau
   V47KP     28676  1304Z via K2SB, bureau
   ZF2MK     28010  1730Z via K9MK, bureau
   ZX0F      28750  1032Z via PY5EG, bureau

More QSL routes for the CQ WWDX SSB Contest:

8R1K  via OH0XX,Oly Rissanen,1313 S Military Trl Suite 599,Deerfield Beach,
          FL 33442, USA
AH2R  via JI3ERV
B1Z   via JA4HCK
B9G   via BY9GA
J3A   via WA1S
OH0MM via OH2MM - NOT via OH2NM!
V73AX via CBA or bureau
VP2E  via N5AU
ZP6T  via ZP5MAL


QSL Routes

ON6DP published another update of his QSL Manager Software. You can download this freeware from your local mailbox or at: http://www.dd3kf.de/on6dp.htm.

QSLs arrived buro: FW5XX (ON4QM), GU/DL4OCM, P29NB (K3BYV), TA4AB (DK9SC), VP5/KB4IRS, VP9/AH0R (JH6RTO), W4QA/VP9, VQ9KK (KB0QKK), VR98JK (VR2JK), VU2SWS

TNX for information to 425DXNEWS, 599 DX Report, ARRL DX News, DF1ZN,DF6EX, DL1GEH, DL1SBF, DL3KWF, DL7PR, DXPRESS, F6AJA, HA0HW, HB9DHK, HB9EAA, OPDX, Les Nouvelles DX, PA3ARM, RTTY DX NOTES, The DAILY DX and others.