DX News Letter 1173
November 16, 1999

DX-NL 1173 - November 16, 1999
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


VP8/a - ANTARCTICA Victor Karassev (ex 4K1A/R1ANT, R1ANF etc) will belong to the 45th Russian Antarctic Expedition. Victor and Mike, UW1ZC, will activate R1AND from the Novolazarevskaya Base. QSL manager for Victor/R1AND is DL5EBE, while QSLs for Mike, UW1ZC, operating at R1AND should be sent to NT2X like written in DXNL 1168.

VP8/sh - SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS LZ0A shall hit the airwaves from the Bulgarian base on Livingston Island (AN-010) during the next two or three weeks.


V8 - BRUNEI JA3AA, JA3AER, JA3ART, JA3CF, JA3IG, JA3NGW,JA3UB,JH3GAH and JR3WXA are active as V85TG during the SEANET Convention from Nov 18-21. They are operating SSB/CW/SSTV on 160-6m. Then they will go to 9M8. QSL via JH3GAH. --- While attending the SEANET Convention in Brunei the 9M6OO group (see DXNL 1171) will be QRV as V85OO from Nov 21-25. --- Furthermore there will be the SEANET special event station V8SEA on the air from Nov 19-21.

9M6 - EASTERN MALAYSIA After visiting the SEANET Convention in Brunei the nine Japanese operators will be on the air as 9M8TG operating SSB/CW/SSTV on 160-6m until Nov 25. QSL via JH3GAH.

H4 - SOLOMON ISLANDS Paul, K1XM, and Charlotte, KQ1F, will receive their callsign upon their arrival and will stay until Nov 30. Paul will also take part in the WWDX CW Contest. QSLs via homecalls.

KH0 - MARIANA ISLANDS AA1NY/KH00 (QSL via JA4CZM), KH0/JA4RED (QSL via JA4RED) and KH0/JH4RLY (QSL via JH4RLY) are QRV from Saipan (OC-086) operating in CW/SSB/PSK31/SSTV from Nov 19-22.

T31 - CENTRAL KIRIBATI Ueata Tetabo, T31UT (NOT T31UA!), is the new OM on Kanton Island. See DXNL 1171.

T32 - EASTERN KIRIBATI Paul, T32BE (WC5P), Bob, T32BO (N5RG), and Lee, T32PO (N5PO), were announced to be on the air from Christmas Island (OC-024) in SSB/CW on 10-160m from Nov 24-29. During the WWDX CW Contest they will use the call T32PO. QSLs via homecalls.

VK - AUSTRALIA The callsign of the DXpediton to Croker Island (OC-229) is VK8CI. QSL via the VK8 bureau or direct to VK9NS.


S9 - SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Matt, DA1MH, and Markus, DL5OBZ, are signing either S92CW or S92DX from AF-023 while operating on 6-20m between Nov 22 and Dec 4. They intend to participate in the WWDX CW Contest on 10m only.

TY - BENIN Pat, TY/F6FCM, received the callsign TY1PH.

ZD8 - ASCENSION ISLAND Glenn, K6NA, is signing ZD8A from AF-003 from Nov 15-30. QSL via N6CW.


CX - URUGUAY Simone, IV3NVN, is on the air as DL8GCS/CX operating in SSB and CW on 10-40m (perhaps also 6/80/160m) from Nov 14-23. QSL via DL8GCS.

V4 - ST CHRISTOPHER AND NEVIS Bill, K1CN, is active from NA-104 signing V47DX from Nov 12-21. QSL via K1CN.


4S7 - SRI LANKA Felix, DL7FER, spends his time on AS-003 and operates in SSB/CW on 10-40m (also WARC) until Christmas. He will receive his call upon his arrival on the island. QSL via bureau to DL7FER or direct to Felix Kuntzsch, Auf dem Berg 12, D-35745 Herborn, Germany. Felix announced also that the QSLs for his activities as MU/DL7FER and MJ/DL7FER in July 1999 will be mailed in January 2000.

E4 - PALESTINE Robert, E4/S53R, will be QRV from the shack of Peter, E4/G3WQU, in Beit Jala operating all bands (also in WWDX CW as single op) from Nov 24 until Dec 1. QSL via S53R, Robert Kasca, Box 23,Idrija 5280, Slovenia.

HS - THAILAND Bruce, AA4XR, will be on the air as HS0ZCY working in CW/RTTY on 10/15/20/40m between Nov 20 and Dec 7. QSL via WB4FNH.

XV - VIETNAM Mike, N0ODK, is QRV as 3W6DK working on 15m/20m in SSB and perhaps also in slow CW from Nov 16-29. He'll visit some 3W and XU islands in Feb 2001. QSL direct via N0ODK.


GD - ISLE OF MAN Steve, G4UOL, is signing GD4UOL again from EU-116 (CW only and especially on 12m/17m) between Nov 19 and Dec 3. During the WWDX CW Contest he will operate SO LP and outside of the contest you can arrange skeds via e-mail to: steve@g4uol.demon.co.uk. Steve's web- site is http://www.g4uol.demon.co.uk. QSL via bureau or direct via the CBA of G4UOL.


CQ WWDX Contest CW: Nov 27, 0000 UTC till Nov 28, 2400 UTC. Bands: 10-160m. Work: Everybody. Exchange: RST + CQ zone.


DATE            CALL        DXNL

Nov 15-Dec 5    3B8/F6HMJ   1172
End of Oct      3B8/KD6WW   1170
Nov 16-Nov 29   3W6DK       1173 *
Oct   -Dec/99   3XY2D       1169
Nov   -Dec 24   4S (DL7FER) 1173 *
NOW             5H3OC       1172
NOW             5H8TL       1159
Nov 99          5W0ST       1171
Nov 7 -Nov 29   9M6AAC      1171
NOW   -Dec 18   9M6CT       1172
Nov 12-Nov 18   9M6OO       1171
Nov 22-Nov 28   9M8TG       1173 *
NOW   -Dec 10   9U5D        1167

NOW             C91MSF      1172
Nov 14-Nov 23   DL8GCS/CX   1173 *
Nov 24-Dec 1    E4/S53R     1173 *
NOW             EL2RF       1171
NOW   -2001     FK8VHY      1160, 1168
Nov 3 -Nov 22   FO, FO/M    1171, 1172
Sep 4 -End Nov  FO0DEH      1163, 1168
Nov 19-Dec 3    GD4UOL      1173 *
      -Nov 30   H4   (K1XM) 1173 *
NOW             HS0ZBS      1172
Oct 23-Dec 31   HS72A       1171
NOW   -Jun/2000 JD1BKR      1169
Nov 1 -Dec 15   KC4/WA1O    1170
Oct 15- ?       KH0/AF4IN   1168
Nov 19-Nov 22   KH0O etc    1173 *
Nov   -         LZ0A        1173 *
NOW             OD/F5SQM    1168
NOW             R1ANF/A     1172
Nov 22-Dec 4    S92CW ?     1173 *
NOW             T31UT       1171, 1173 *
Nov 24-Nov 29   T32PO etc   1173 *
NOW             TY1PH       1173 *

Oct 30-Apr 1    V31JP        1171
Nov 4 -Nov 18   V47BY, V47GU 1171
Nov 12-Nov 21   V47DX        1173 *
Nov 21-Nov 25   V8   (Ws)    1171
Nov 21-Nov 25   V85OO        1173 *
Nov 18-Nov 21   V85TG        1173 *
Nov 19-Nov 21   V8SEA        1173 *
NOW   -Jan/2001 VK0M (VK0LD) 1170
NOW             VK0TS        1168
Nov 19-Nov 29   VP2MGU ?     1171
Sep 29-End Jan  VQ9DX        1166
Sep   -Dec 31   XW2A         1165
NOW ?           YV0 ?        1168
Nov 15-Nov 30   ZD8A         1173 *
Oct 29-May/2000 ZF2NT        1171
NOW             ZM5PX        1169
Nov ??          ZX0SK, ZW0SP 1171

"NEW": 1173 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   OY3QN       1834  2109Z via OZ1ACB, bureau
   VQ9DX       1829  0018Z via AA5DX, also bureau

   9M6OO       3503  1928Z via N2OO, bureau
   A45XR       3506  1806Z via Box 2038, Oman 111
   R1AND       3508  2125Z see DXNL 1168/1173
   V47BY       3505  0458Z via DL7BY, bureau

   3B8CF       7005  0212Z via CBA
   9M6PWT      7005  2210Z via G3SWH, bureau
   FM5DN       7086  0727Z via KU9C, bureau
   HC5AI       7004  0810Z via bureau
   HL1DH       7001  2040Z via bureau
   N0KE/KH6    7009  1645Z
   JW/DJ3KR    7001  2220Z via DH3MG, bureau
   OY2H        7030  1931Z via I2MQP, bureau
   R1ANZ       7045  1822Z via RU1ZC, bureau
   V47DA       7004  2350Z via DL1DA, bureau
   V73CW       7003  1810Z via AC4G, bureau

   3B9FR      10108  1636Z via CBA
   3D2IO      10106  1530Z via DL7VRO, bureau
   5H3RK      10106  2036Z via SM0LRK
   9M6OO/p    10107  2112Z via N2OO, bureau
   E4/G3WQU   10110  2118Z via G3WQU or bureau
   FO0THA     10115  0419Z via DF2IY, bureau
   KH8/N5OLS  10109  0602Z via N5JA, direct
   V44KJ      10107  0013Z via WB2TSL
   V51AS      10105  1931Z via CBA

   3B8/F6HMJ  14129  1703Z via bureau
   C21NJ      14265  0556Z via Box 205, Nauru
   FO0AOI     14257  0757Z via F6AOI, also bureau
   V31JP      14240  0718Z via KA9WON, bureau

   8J1RL      18070  1638Z AN-015, via JA bureau
   FO0DEH     18118  0820Z via ON4QM, bureau
   JD1BIC/JD1 18071  0854Z
   VQ9VK      18080  1558Z via N1TO

   FK8VHT     21019  0707Z via F6AJA, bureau
   HS0ZBG     21242  1438Z via K8GT
   JD1BKR     21244  1256Z via JA bureau
   P29BI      21005  1156Z via VK4EJ

   9M6OO      24895  0719Z via N2OO, bureau
   P29VR      24962  1146Z via W7LFA, bureau
   PJ2/PA0VDV 24905  1244Z via PA0VDV, bureau
   V47GU      24911  1256Z via DL7VOG, bureau
   VQ9QM      24907  1640Z via W4QM, bureau
   YJ0DX      24930  1115Z via VK4JSR

   3W7TK      28028  0927Z via OK1HWB, bureau
   3XY2D      28480  1717Z via VE2DPS
   FK8GM      28467  0857Z via WB2RAJ, bureau
   HC5AI      28016  1631Z via bureau
   PZ5RA      28490  1246Z via CBA
   S21YJ      28485  0851Z via SM4AIO, bureau
   V47DX      28496  1510Z via K1CN
   VQ9DX      28500  1054Z via ND1V, bureau
   XT2HP      28345  1414Z see DXNL 1166
   ZD8Z       28483  1338Z via VE3HO, bureau
   ZF2NT      28027  1644Z via G3SWH, bureau


QSL Routes

Announcements for the CQ WWDX CW Contest:

3A/W0YR op W0YR, K6CT, HA5JI, perhaps N9NC, VA3EU
4M7X    via WA4WTG, website: http://pages.prodigy.net/k2kw/
9G5AA   via GM4FDM, Tom Wylie, 3 King's Crescent, Elderslie, Renfrewshire
        PA5 9AD, Scotland, Great Britain. Bureau QSLs may be requested by
        sending an e-mail to: wylie@scotsboy.sol.co.uk. Check also their
        homepage: http://voodudes.com.
A61AJ   via W3UR
C6AGY   via ND6S
CN8WW   via DL6FBL, bureau
CO0DX   via CO7DS
CO8LY   via EA7ADH
EO7V    (SO 10m) via buro to UR7VA or direct to Serge A Fedorovich, Box 23,
        Kirovograd, 25009, Ukraine
P40E    via W3HNK
P40W    via N2MM
TM5CW   op F5SJB
UP4L    direct ONLY to the operator UN7LZ, Valery Zhilyaev, Box 7,Kostanay,
        458000, Kazakhstan
ZP6T    via ZP5MAL
ZX5J    op N6TJ, 10m, via VE3HO

QSLs arrived bureau: 5Z4IC (MW0AIE), 8P9HR (K4BAI), 9J2A (JA0JHA), DX6P (VE7DP), PZ5JR (OH0XX), S92YV (HB9CYV), T88II (KJ9I), T88TM (JA5AUC), V63HO (KQ1F), YU1LW (Aug 97)

QSLs arrived direct: 3C2JJ + TR8XX (TR8XX), 5Z4RT (CBA quick), 9V1WW, 9N7RN (IK4ZGY), 9U5D (SM0BFJ), FY/DJ6SI

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