DX-NL 1396 July 29, 2004
DX News Letter
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DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
AFGHANISTAN, YA Henry, F6EAY, who is momentarily staying in Kabul got the callsign T6RF allocated. He is operating in PSK31 only. QSL via F6ITD.
AFRICA ROUNDTRIP 2004, 7P/3DA/C9 Dave, K4SV, and Neil, VA7DX, are on the road again between July 28 and Aug 17: Lesotho: Jul 29-Aug 6, Swaziland: Aug 7-11 and Mozambique from Aug 12-17. They are operating in CW/SSB/RTTY/digital modes on 160-10m, if the darklight conditions permit especially on the lowbands. They also plan to work MS and EME on 2m/6m with FSK441 and JT65, but please be patient with them they have not so much VHF experience. Like in the years before Dave is using the callsigns 7P8DA, 3DA0SV and C91DA and Neil is operating as 7P8NK, 3DA0WC and C91NK. More info concerning QSLs and a daily log are available at: http://www.k4sv.com QSL manager is Stephen K4YL, Box 183, Flat Rock, NC 28731-0183, USA.
CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO, VQ9, AF-006 Larry, VQ9LA/N0QM, spent his holidays in the US and the Philippines. He was expected back on Diego Garcia for one more year on Jul 26. He plans to operate also on 160m and 30m. QSL via qrz.com.
CRETE, SV9, EU-015 Rolf, SV9/DL6ZFG/p, intends to work mostly in SSB and RTTY on 20m from Jul 27 until Aug 8. After Aug 1 he may show up also with the Olympic callsign J42004ZFG.
CROATIA, 9A, EU-170 9A/Z32FD is working from Pag Island since Aug 1. QSL via DJ0LZ, ONLY direct to his CBA, Ace Jevremov, Box 14, D-82378 Peissenberg, Germany. --- Laci, 9A/HA0HW, and Tomi, 9A/HA4DX, announced to hit the airwaves mostly in CW with little PSK31/RTTY/SSB on the HF bands from Krk Island (EU-136, IOCA CI-046) especially during the very early and very late hours of the days between Aug 2-12. QSLs via homecalls, direct or buro.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI Ralph, HI9/DL9MWG, is working mainly in CW between Jul 28 and Aug 16. QSL via bureau.
MALTA, 9H, EU-023 Jun, OE1ZKC (JH4RHF), is said to be QRV as 9H3RH in SSB/CW/RTTY/SSTV on 40-10m from Jul 25 until Aug 8. QSL via OE1ZKC.
REPUBLIC SOMALILAND, 6O Sam Voron, VK2BVS, is active again as 6O0A from Galkayo until Sep 30. He built up stations for the Radio Galkayo ARC and the Radio Daljir ARC to support the training of local radio amateurs. There are no QSL cards available for 6O0A. Read also DXNL 1147 (May 17, 1999) to see why an approval for the DXCC is very unlikely. Check also his website at: http://www.radiogalkayo.com
SCOTLAND, GM, EU-010 Dennis, M0LSB/MM0LSB, is momentarily staying on the Outer Hebrides and plans to activate ten different islands until Aug 18. Further information can be found at: http://www.gm3vlb.com
TONGA, A3 Christian, 3D2EA, hit the airwaves from Tonga as A35EA first, later with his new callsign A35DX and hopes to get the chance to activate Rotuma afterwards. Look for him on 20/40/17m until Jul 29. QSL via EB2AYV.
UGANDA, 5X Jay, K4ZLE, will be QRV mainly in CW (some PSK31) on the lowbands signing 5X2A during his spare time from Aug 3-21. QSL direct via K4ZLE.
USA, W, NA-055 Manfred, VA3RMF/W1, is working on 80/40/20m from Mount Desert Island between Jul 30 and Aug 2. QSL via VA3RMF, direct or via bureau.
QSLs arrived directly: BV2B/9+BV2B/BV9W (AS-155)+BV9AAC (AS-103)+BW0PSK (AS-020) direct von Bruce, Box 84-609, Taipei, as reply on QSLs. ZB2EO - quick.
QSLs arrived bureau: 4D70RG (DU9RG), 4X55J, 5B4/OE1JIS (AS-004), 5U7JB (ON5NT), 8J1KOG, CW4A (EA5KB), D44AC (EY8MM), DU8UTC (OC-130, EA7FTR), EN100WAY (UT7WZ), EO58IS, ER60SB, FG/EA2RU (NA-102, EA2RY), EY7AF
QSL manager CORRECTION
4U1UN: NEW via HB9BOU (NOT HB0), also via bureau. Direct QSLs are confirmed very quickly, Herbert seems to have the logs of the last ten years.
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
DATE CALL DXNL NOW -Sep04 3D2EA 1392 26Jul-Aug 3D2EA/R 1395 NOW new 5A3A 1392 03Aug-21Aug 5X2A 1396 * 07Aug-11Aug 3DA0SV .. 1396 * NOW -Mar05 5H3HK 1382 NOW -30Sep 6O0A 1396 * NOW 6W8CK 1392 15Jun- 4S7RO 1392 29Jul-06Aug 7P8DA .. 1396 * NOW 8J1RL 1391 NOW -31Dec 9A80ADE 1381 04Jul-31Jul 9A/DL3PS .. 1393 02Aug-12Aug 9A/HA4DX .. 1396 * 01Aug- ?? 9A/Z32FD 1396 * 25Jul-08Aug 9H3RH 1396 * NOW -29Jul A35DX 1396 * 29Jul-04Aug C56BT,C56WL 1395 12Aug-17Aug C91DA .. 1396 * NOW CE9/R1ANF 1391 08May-27Aug EO60FO 1387 NOW -Sep04 FO5RN/p 1395 NOW FT1ZL 1389 NOW -Dec04 HF0QF.. 1386 07May-15Aug HS0ZCW 1386 29Jul-02Aug HI3/KB2MS 1395 28Jul-16Aug HI9/DL9MWG 1396 * NOW new HZ1IK 1392 01Apr-04Nov II3T 1382 16Jul-31Jul IS0/IK1TTD 1394 NOW LU4ZS 1391 22Jul-01Aug LX8LGS 1395 17Jul-31Jul LX/F5LMJ/p 1395 NOW -Mar05 LZ1ZA 1386 23Jul-31JUL LZ1BJ/1 1386 NOW -31Dec LZ35ZF 1389 NOW -18Aug MM0LSB 1396 * 18Jul-EndJul N1DX ... 1394 NOW -31Dec NL7AU 1381 02Jul-25Aug OA9/KQ6XA 1393 24Jul-29Jul OD5/I1HJT ..1395 01Jun-31Dec OE80XRW 1389 01Jun-31Oct OE8XRC/90KK 1389 10Jul-24Jul OH0/DC7VS.. 1393 NOW OY1CT 1394 NOW R1ANF 1391 15Jun-15Sep RA3XR/0.. 1391 NOW S79DF 1391 NOW -Apr05 S9SS 1390 24Jun-22Aug SM0DTK/p 1392 -Sep04 ST2T 1392 01May-Oct04 SV0XAN/5 1385 27Jul-08Aug SV9/DL6ZFG/p1396 * 25Jul-12Aug SX1A.. 1387 01Jul-15Sep SX2004D 1392 NOW T6RF 1396 * Oct 2004 TX0m 1394 30Jul-02Aug VA3RMF/W1 1396 * 09Oct-23Oct VK9LX 1394 01Jun-06Sep VO2/K2FRD 1389 12May-May05 VP8SGB 1387 06Jun-06Nov VP9/W9AEB 1391 26Jul-Jul05 VQ9LA 1396 * 30Jun-25Aug VY0CQ 1392 21Jul-02Aug XU7TZG 1395 NOW -Sep04 YA0Y 1392 NOW YI9KU 1391 NOW -Nov04 YI9MC 1387 Jul2004 YR500S 1393 30Jul-08Aug YV0 1395 * = new .. = and other calls
Newly accepted for the DXCC awards:
YA7X - Afghanistan (Mar-Apr 2004) HZ1AN - Saudi Arabia HZ1IZ - Saudi Arabia 3XDQZ - Guinea (Apr 20-30, 2004) YI9MC - Irak (since Mar 23, 2004) 5V7AD - Togo (Jun 12-22, 2004)
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