DX-NL 1176 - December 6, 1999
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV
(PR: DJ5AV @ OE9XPI.AUT.EU)
English by: Bob, DL7VOA
VP8/sh - SOUTH SHETLANDS Danny, LZ2UU, is on the air again signing LZ0A from the Bulgarian Antarctic Base on Livingston Island between Dec 4 and Feb 2000. Look for him especially on 14325 kHz. QSL via LZ1KDP.
VK0/m - MACQUARIE ISLAND During his spare time Alan Cheshire, VK0LD (aka GM4EEL, VP8PJ,A4XFY, VS6AC, V85AC, P29AC, VK6CQ and VK8AC), is now active from the ANARE base until the end of 2000. It may be possible that he is the last radio amateur on this base for a longer period. Alan prefers CW and is mostly QRV around 14003 kHz or 15m working split and by numbers or continents. If you don't listen to his instructions he makes QRT. He does not like list operations and will not make QSY to another band for a bandpoint. Further information can be found at the site: http://www.geocities.com/vk0ld/1.html. Please DO NOT CONTACT him via ANARE! QSLs will be sent after his return from the island.
3V - TUNISIA QSLs for the 3V8BB operation in and after the WWDX CW Contest are handled by the operator Hrane, YT1AD. He has been spotted also on 17 and 30m but not on 12. --- I5JHW announces his operation from 3V8BB in the ARRL 10m Contest.
5T - MAURITANIA Eight members of the International Amateur Radio Volunteers (IARV) are building a net for emergency medical assistance and are QRV as 5T5U especially on WARC (also 30m), 28 MHz FM (29.260 kHz) and on 6m (beacon on 50.115 MHz) from Dec 13-20. Donations are welcome. QSL via JA1UT.
9G - GHANA Zdeno, OK2ZW, is active as 9G5ZW for three years. His QSL manager is Miro, OM3LZ. The QSLs shall be sent no earlier than January 2000.
TY - BENIN Philippe, TU2FH/FK8VHU, is in Benin from Dec 6-28 and hopes to get a valid license. He prefers CW.
VQ9 - CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO Patrick, W3PO, is on Diego Garcia for six months since Nov. He is using the clubstation VQ9IO and is waiting for his own call now. --- Paul, W2JDK, is QRV from Diego Garcia signing VQ9PH (mostly in CW) until Dec 15. QSL via W2JDK.
CO - CUBA A Cuban team with CO6ZG, CO6ZP, CO6XN, CO7PH, CO6RD, CO6WD, CO6JL, CO6SE, CO6MZ and CM6MNG plans an activity from Key Breton (NA-201) in CW/SSB/FM on 2-80m from Dec 9-13.
FM - MARTINIQUE Ralph, K2PF, and Steve, KU9C, are on the air as FM5DN in the ARRL 10m Contest. Before and after the contest they are signing FM5DN or FM/K2PF. QSL for FM5DN via KU9C; QSL for FM/K2PF via K2PF.
V2 - ANTIGUA Tom Roscoe, K8CX, is active as V26X on 10-160m and in the ARRL 10m Contest between Dec 7-13. All QSOs will be confirmed with a color QSL. QSL via K8CX.
KP2 - US VIRGIN ISLANDS Dave, AG8L, and Mike, KC8NJA, are on the air from the Windwood contest station from Dec 9-15. Dave will participate in the ARRL 10m Contest while Mike operates 10m SSB prior and after the contest. Since they have to repair the latest hurricane damages the time before the contest could be minimal. Dave's e-mail: AG8L@arrl.net. QSL for KP2/AG8L via NN6C and QSL for KP2/KC8NJA via NN6C. Contest QSLs for WP2Z via KU9C.
HR - HONDURAS Gerard, F2JD/HK3JBR, is QRV as HR5/F2JD from December until January.
VP5 - TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS Fred, VP5/K4LQ, and Bruce, W4OV, intended to be on the air as VP5W from Providenciales Island (NA-002) from Dec 8-15 (also in contest). QSLs via K4LQ.
YS - EL SALVADOR Markus, HB9KNA, plans to be QRV between Dec 6 and Jan 12. The call is not sure yet. He works in SSB only and is QRV from 80m-6m (also WARC) running a 2 ele quad for 10-20m and verticals for 40/80m. QSL via HB9KNA.
ZF - CAYMAN ISLANDS Glenn, W0GJ, is active as ZF2RT from Cayman (NA-016) from Dec 8-14 (also in contest). QSL via W0GJ.
9N - NEPAL, XW - LAOS Charlie, K4VUD, planned to fly to Nepal on Dec 5 and wants to be QRV as 9N7DU for 30 days. Perhaps he makes also a one week trip to Laos.
GJ - JERSEY Bert, MJ/PA3GIO, will be active from EU-013 on 10/12/15/17/20/40/80m from Dec 11-16. QSL if possible via bureau to PA3GIO. His homepage: http://www.xs4all.nl/~pa3gio/GJ99/.
GU - GUERNSEY Jim, G0OFE, is QRV as GU0OFE from EU-114 from Dec 8-13 and will sign MU0C during the 10m ARRL Contest. QSLs for both calls via G0OFE. You can request a bureau QSL with an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
OH0 - ALAND ISLANDS OH0Z will take part in the multi single class of the ARRL 10m Test. QSL via OH1EH.
ON - BELGIUM Celebrating the marriage of the Belgian Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde all ON stations may use the prefix OT between Dec 4 and Jan 5. QSLs for almost all Belgian stations are handled by the UBA QSL bureau.
ARRL 10m Contest CW/SSB: Dec 11, 0000 UTC until Dec 12, 2400 UTC. Band: 10m. EU stations work W/VE. Exchange: RST + serial number, W/VE stations also state/province.
DATE CALL DXNL 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 Dec 13-Dec 20 5T5U 1176 * Nov 29-Dec 9 G3XAQ/6Y5 1174 NOW -2002 9G5ZW 1176 * NOW -Dec 18 9M6CT 1172 Dec 6 -Jan 4 9N7DU 1176 * NOW -Dec 10 9U5D 1167 NOW -mid Dec 9X3/RE3A 1174 Dec 9 -Dec 13 CO (CO6ZG) 1176 * NOW FM5DN etc 1176 * Dec 1 -Dec 8 FS (W2QM..) 1175 Jan -Dec 20 FT5ZJ 1128 Dec 8 -Dec 13 MU0C,GU0OFE 1176 * Nov 30-Dec 14 HC1MD etc 1175 NOW -2000 HK3JBR 1128, 1144 Dec -Jan HR5/F2JD 1176 * 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 Dec 9 -Dec 15 KP2/AG8L 1176 * NOW LU2XT 1174 Nov LZ0A 1173 Dec 11-Dec 16 MJ/PA3GIO/m 1176 * NOW OD/F5SQM 1168 NOW OH0Z 1176 * Dec 4 -Jan 5 OT... 1176 * Dec -Apr/2000 P49MR 1175 Nov 18-? R1ANB etc 1175 Dec 6 -Dec 28 TY (FK8VHU) 1176 * NOW TY1PH 1173 NOW TZ6YV 1174 Dec 7 -Dec 13 V26X 1176 * Oct 30-Apr 1 V31JP 1171 NOW -Jan/2001 VK0LD 1170, 1176 * Dec 8 -Dec 15 VP5/K4LQ 1176 * NOW -Feb/2000 VP8NJS 1174 Nov -May/2000 VQ9 (W3PO) 1176 * NOW -Dec 15 VQ9PH 1176 * Dec 13-Jan 17 VU2BMS 1175 Jan/00-Feb 4 XU7AKM ? 1175 1 week in Dec ? XW (K4VUD) 1176 * Sep -Dec 31 XW2A 1165 Dec 6 -Jan 12 YS (HB9KNA) 1176 * Oct 29-May/2000 ZF2NT 1171 Dec 8 -Dec 14 ZF2RT 1176 * Apr/2000 ZX0SK etc 1171, below "NEW": 1176 *
160m 5C8M 1832 11916Z via DL6FBL, bureau 6W6/K3IPK 1833 00637Z direct JY9QJ 1838 22011Z via DL5MBY, bureau VK6VZ 1830 22052Z via bureau VQ9QM 1823 22111Z via W4QM, bureau ZF2AH 1832 00524Z via W6VNR, bureau 80m A61AJ 3787 11851Z via W3UR, bureau BV2RS 3794 22012Z via bureau JT1CO 3799 11847Z via CBA OD5/OK1MU 3504 22024Z via OKDXF V26KW 3505 00229Z via K3TEJ, bureau VP5/K5GN 3794 00227Z via bureau 40m 3V8ST 7060 22028Z via DL1BDF 6W4RK 7004 00622Z via F5NPS, bureau 9G5DX 7004 00600Z via JH8PHT BD4ED 7046 22210Z via BY4BHP N7NU/C6A 7026 00630Z R1AND 7006 22100Z via NT2X, direct V73CW 7014 11910Z via AC4G, bureau VQ9QM 7009 00031Z via W4QM, bureau XE3ARV 7006 00257Z 30m 9M2TO 10106 22245Z via JA0DMV, bureau FS/W2QM 10107 22227Z via W2QM, bureau S92CW 10105 11847Z via DL5OBZ TZ6YV 10110 11951Z via WA1ECA, bureau XX9TDX 10105 22303Z via SM0GNU ZF2NE 10104 00335Z via W5ASP, bureau 20m VK0LD 14003 11015Z FO5QG 14118 00818Z via XE1L, direct T32BO 14013 00957Z via N5RG 17m 3B8/F6HMJ 18070 11416Z via bureau 3V8BB 18072 11114Z via YT1AD, bureau 5C8M 18080 11835Z via DL6FBL, bureau FT5ZJ 18135 11514Z via F2YT, bureau JD1BKR 18148 00823Z via JA bureau XX9TDX 18070 11325Z via SM0GNU ZF2NE 18073 11913Z via W5ASP 15m 3D2HY 21343 00811Z via JA0SC, bureau FK8GJ 21026 00915Z via F6CXJ, bureau ZD9BV 21275 00736Z via W4FRAU, bureau 12m G3XAQ/6Y5 24895 11340Z via bureau A61AJ 24936 11216Z via W3UR, bureau K7AR/C6A 24895 11240Z via bureau HI3K 24907 11202Z via AD4Z, direct TI5/K4UEE 24834 11700Z via bureau XE3/OH2VB 24895 11245Z XU7AAV 24905 00756Z via G4ZVJ, bureau 10m 3B8/F6HMJ 28487 11027Z via bureau A61AP 28495 11215Z via IK7JTF, direct E4/S53R 28025 00813Z via bureau HS0ZCY 28009 00728Z via WB4FNH S21YE 28470 11354Z via G4VLV VP5VAC 28392 11236Z via bureau VQ9NL 28509 11305Z via W4NML VR2GY 28006 11038Z via bureau XV7SW 28016 00906Z via SM3CXS, bureau
If you are looking for QSL Routes of the WWDX CW Contest 99 check: http://www.arrakis.es/~ea5eyj/
QSLs arrived bureau: 3V8BB (DL1RNO Feb 99), 3W6AN (DF8AN), 5H1FS (IK4IEE), 5N0MSV (OK1JR), 5N3BHF (OE6LAG), 6W1RD, 6Y2A (WA4WTG), N2HNQ/6Y5, W9QA/6Y5.
QSLs arrived direct: A45XJ (G4MZY), YI1HK (KK3S), ZC4RAF.
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