DX News Letter 1175
November 29, 1999

DX-NL 1175 - November 29, 1999
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


VP8A - ANTARCTICA Since Nov 18 a Russian Antarctic expedition is underway from Mirny Base to the other Russian bases Pionerskaya, Vostok 1, Komsomolskaya and Vostok (same route on their way back). The radio operator is Evgeniy, R1ANB, who is QRV in SSB on 14160 kHz from 1500-1630 UTC: as R1ANB/A from Pionerskaya (starting around Dec 1) and Vostok 1; as R1ANK from Komsomolskaya and as R1ANC from Vostok. QSLs direct ONLY to RU1ZC (ex UW1ZC), CBA.


3D2 - FIJI Once again Birgit, DL7IO, and Holger, DL7AU, are active from Fiji signing 3D2IO and 3D2AO until Dec 9. QSLs via DL7VRO. --- Hirotada, JA0SC, is active as 3D2HY in SSB/RTTY on 10-80m from Dec 3-5. QSL via JA0SC, direct to Hirotada Yoshiike, 1378-1 Mashima Mashima-machi, Nagano-city 381-11, Japan or via bureau.


FT/W - CROZET ISLAND Gilles, FT5WH, leaves Crozet Island on Dec 7. His QSL manager F5NOD has the logs until Oct 14 and answered all incoming QSLs till Nov 5.


FS - ST MARTIN W2QM and some members of the North Jersey DX Association shall be QRV on 160-6m from Dec 1-8.

HC - ECUADOR Rick, NE8Z, is active as HC1MD from Tumbaco and as HC1MD/HC7 from the Amazonas area between Nov 30 and Dec 14. Operation is mostly in CW on 12/17/30m. QSL via K8LJG, via bureau or direct.

P4 - ARUBA Martin, VE3MR, signs P49MR from SA-036 between Dec and Apr 2000. QSL via VE3MR or to P49MR, Martin Rosenthal, Box 4069, Noord, Aruba.

PY0F - FERNANDO de NORONHA Hartmut Mueller, DL2HZM, last active as PY0FZM from Fernando de Noronha sadly passed away on Nov 21. He was only 53 years young. The approx 4000 QSOs will be answered by DL3XM, via the DARC bureau. All other activities by Hardy like HB0/DL2HZM & 3B8/DL2HZM will now be handled by DL9WVM, via DARC bureau ONLY (his CBA is wrong!). Please DO NOT send ANY direct mail to DL2HZM!!!


HS - THAILAND Allocated transmitting frequencies for 40m are: 7000-7100 kHz; 80m: 3524-3526 kHz, 3534-3536 kHz; 160m: 1824-1826 kHz. HS0AC is also QRV after the WWDX CW Contest. QSL via HS0/G3NOM (see DXNL 1157).

VU - INDIA Bernhard, DL2GAC, is QRV again from India signing VU2BMS between Dec 12 and Jan 17. From Jan 19-21 he will return to Germany to leave for the Pacific again on Jan 22. Arrival in Honiara (H4) is planned for Jan 24 and his next flight to Temotu for Jan 29. He is still looking for a good CW operator since Sigi, DK9FN, may have not the possibility to leave his QRL. QSLs via bureau to DL2GAC.

XV - VIETNAM, XU - CAMBODIA Jaak, ES1AKM, and ES1AX will be on the air as 3W6KM from Saigon from Dec 5 till Jan 4. Operation will be on all bands and modes including SSTV and PSK31. Afterwards they will go to Cambodia for about two weeks and their call may be XU7AKM. QSLs to ES1AX via bureau or direct. Their e-mail: es1akm@erau.ee.

XU - CAMBODIA Andy, G4ZVJ, extended his stay and is now active in CW on 10-40m signing XU7AAV until Dec 4. QSL via G4ZVJ. --- Yoh, 7L1MFS, and Koji, JS6BLS, will hit the airwaves as XU2C in CW/ SSB/RTTY on 40-6m on Dec 4/5. QSL via JS6BLS. Bureau QSLs may be requested via e-mail to: js6bls@qsl.net.


ARRL 160m Contest CW: Dec 3, 2200 UTC until Dec 5, 1600 UTC. Band: 160m. EU stations work W/VE. Exchange: RST, W/VE stations also ARRL/RAC section.


DATE           CALL         DXNL

Nov 15-Dec 5    3B8/F6HMJ   1172
Dec 3 -Dec 5    3D2HY       1175 *
Nov 27-Dec 9    3D2IO,3D2AO 1175 *
Dec 1 -Jan 5    3F1AC etc   1174
Dec 5 -Jan 4    3W6KM       1175 *
Nov   -Dec 24   4S (DL7FER) 1173
Nov/99          5W0ST       1171
Nov 29-Dec 9    G3XAQ/6Y5   1174
Nov             7P8FJ       1174
Nov 23-Nov 30   8P9HT etc   1174
NOW   -Dec 18   9M6CT       1172
NOW   -Dec 10   9U5D        1167
NOW   -mid Dec  9X3/RE3A    1174

Nov 23-Dec 2    N7NU/C6 etc 1174
Early 2000 ?    A5          1171, 1174
Dec 1 -Dec 8    FS (W2QM..) 1175 *
Jan   -Dec 7    FT5WH       1125,1144,1145,1175 *
Jan   -Dec 20   FT5ZJ       1128
Nov 19-Dec 3    GD4UOL      1173
Nov 30-Dec 14   HC1MD etc   1175 *
Nov 26-Dec 3    HI3K, HI3JH 1174
NOW   -2000     HK3JBR      1128, 1144
NOW             HS0AC       1175 *
NOW             HS0ZBS      1172
Nov 20-Dec 7    HS0ZCY      1174
Oct 23-Dec 31   HS72A       1171
NOW   -Jun/2000 JD1BKR      1169
Nov 1 -Dec 15   KC4/WA1O    1170
Sep 22-Jan 10   KH4/W4ZYV   1174

NOW             LU2XT       1174
Nov             LZ0A        1173
NOW             OD/F5SQM    1168
Dec   -Apr/2000 P49MR       1175 *
Nov 18-?        R1ANB etc   1175 *
Nov 22-Dec 4    S92CW       1173
NOW             T31UT       1171, 1173
NOW             TY1PH       1173
NOW             TZ6YV       1174
Oct 30-Apr 1    V31JP       1171
NOW   -Jan/2001 VK0M (VK0LD)1170
NOW   -Feb/2000 VP8NJS      1174
Dec 13-Jan 17   VU2BMS      1175 *
Dec 4 -Dec 5    XU2C        1175 *
Nov 20-Dec 4    XU7AAV      1175 *
Jan/00-Feb 4    XU7AKM ?    1175 *
Sep   -Dec 31   XW2A        1165
Nov 25-Dec 2    XX9TDX      1174
Oct 29-May/2000 ZF2NT       1171
Apr/2000        ZX0SK etc   1171, below

NEW: 1175 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   4M7X       1827  0407Z via WA4WTG, bureau
   A61AJ      1819  2242Z via W3UR, bureau
   CN8WW      1834  2238Z via DL6FBL, bureau
   E4/S53R    1830  2346Z via bureau
   HC8N       1827  0432Z via AA5BT, bureau
   HZ1AB      1831  0245Z via K8PYD, bureau
   JY9QJ      1838  2011Z via DL5MBY, bureau
   OY9JD      1830  0544Z via CBA
   TI5/K4UEE  1835  0233Z via bureau
   V26KW      1832  0333Z via K3TEJ, bureau
   VP5GN      1841  0358Z via K5GN, bureau

   9G5AA      3548  0531Z via WA4WTG, bureau
   A45XR      3500  1843Z via Box 2038, Oman 111
   HK6KKK     3505  0501Z via bureau
   JY9NX      3527  1718Z via JA7FQK, bureau
   P40E       3503  0324Z via W3HNK, also bureau
   ZF2AM      3795  0740Z via K6AM

   AH2R       7032  2038Z via JI3ERV, bureau
   HK1HHX     7069  2158Z via Box 3981, Cartagena, Colombia
   V47KP      7061  2254Z via K2SB, bureau
   V73CW      7050  1501Z via AC4G, bureau
   VP2MGU     7011  0612Z via DL7VOG, bureau
   VQ9IO      7071  2251Z via KD7MG, bureau

   H44MX     10104  1200Z via KQ1F, bureau
   HC8N      10108  2328Z via AA5BT, bureau
   R1ANZ     10108  1733Z via RU1ZC, bureau
   T32BO     10107  0740Z via N5RG
   VP2MKW    10103  2354Z via K3TEJ, bureau
   ZD8A      10103  0418Z via N6CW, bureau

   VK0LD     14170  1025Z
   ZK1JD     14243  0828Z via Box 491, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

   3D2IO/R   18134  0901Z via DL7VRO, bureau
   FT5ZJ     18130  1509Z via F2YT, bureau
   JD1BKR    18150  0935Z via JA bureau
   XU7AAV    18077  1405Z via G4ZVJ, bureau

   3D2AO/R   21285  0709Z via DL7VRO, bureau
   JD1BIA    21260  0924Z via CBA
   XV7SW     21031  1159Z  via SM3CXS, bureau

   3B8/F6HMJ 24895  1224Z via bureau
   5C8M      24901  1633Z via DL6FBL, bureau
   A61AJ     24897  0826Z via W3UR, bureau
   JT1BH     24901  0918Z via CBA
   R1AND     24891  1544Z via NT2X, direct
   V85OO     24907  0711Z via N2OO, bureau
   VP2MGU    24899  1248Z via DL7VOG, bureau

   8P9HT     28012  1209Z via K4BAI, bureau
   9M6AAC    28085  0841Z via N2OO, bureau
   C6AJX     28054  1749Z via N7NU
   HI3K      28009  1215Z via AD4Z, direct
   KL7AC     28040  0857Z via bureau
   PY0ZFO    28152  1507Z via W9VA, bureau
   S92CW     28491  1102Z via DL5OBZ
   V85HG     28032  1141Z via JH7FQK, bureau
   VO2WL     28022  1719Z via WB8YTZ
   VP2MKW    28003  1333Z via K3TEJ, bureau
   XX9TDX    28466  1229Z via SM0GNU


QSL Routes

Most of the QSL moral information is based on the QSL manager program "WINQSL" by DF6EX (df6ex@winqsl.de). The freeware can be downloaded from his homepage http://www.QRZ.com/df6ex/, the registered version costs 15 US$, floppy disks 29,95 US$ and a CD-ROM 39,95 US$.


QSLs arrived direct: 6W6/K3IPK, C6A/K0JGH, CO8LY (EA7ADH), NH6D/KH3 (N6FF), D68SE+FR5HG/G (F6FNU), EP2MKO (UA6HCW - 2 years), HU4U (EA4URE), PZ5RA, T77C (quick), VP8LGT.

TNX for information to 425 DXNEWS, 599 DX Report, Antartic Bulletin/IK1GPG, DE1JSH, DF1ZN, DJ3CP, DK1HO, DK2JX, DL1GEH, DL1SBF, DL2BQV, DL2GAC, HB9DHK, DF6EX, ARRL DX News, DL5WX, DL7PR, DX PRESS, E21CJN, HB9EAA, HB9JNU,IK7AFM, Les Nouvelles DX, OPDX, PA3ARM, RTTY DX NOTES, The DAILY DX and others.