DX-NL 1379 March 11, 2004
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
AUSTRALIA, VK, OC-142 Members of the "Lockyer Valley Radio Club" will be active as VK4FRI from Fraser Island (OC-142) working in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK/SSTV on all bands from Mar 15-19. Unfortunately QSL only direct via PO Box 101, Laidley, QLD 4341, Australia.
BELIZE, V3 Don, N5DD, Amy, KC5DJI, James, AG5TX, and Renee, KD5YCG, are QRV from the Palcencia peninsula in the south of Belize from Mar 13-20. V31AD is QRV in SSB/RTTY/PSK mainly on 12/17/80/40m (perhaps also on 160/6m). More details can be found online at: http://www.dxpileup.net. QSL via N5DD.
CANADA, VE VB5C is hitting the airwaves in SSB on 20/17/15/12/10m to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the "Canadian Curling Brier" from Mar 1-30. QSL via VA5DX.
CHILE, CE Fred, HB9AAQ, Gusti, HB9AZA, and Andy, HB9JOE, are planning an activity from the CE8 region from Mar 12-16. They plan to work in SSB/CW/PSK31 on 80-10m and also to visit an IOTA island. QSL via homecalls.
FRANZ JOSEF LAND, R1F, EU-019 Members of the Moscow Contest Club (RD3AF, RN3AZ, RU3AV, RZ3DU, UA3DX and UA3AKO) will sign R1FJ from Mar 17-25. They are working in CW/SSB/ RTTY on the usual DX frequencies. They also plan to take part in the Russian DX Contest on Mar 20/21. QSL via DL6ZFG or UA3AKO.
GERMANY, DL, EU-128 Andy, DL4OK, is spending his holidays in a former appartment of a lighthouse keeper in Staberhuk on Fehmarn. Look for him in CW/SSB mainly on 20/40m during the morning and evening hours. QSL via bureau. IOTA: EU-128, GIA: O-01, lighthouse number: FED-226
ITALY, I, EU-031 Gaetano, I8IHG, Nello, IK8HVJ, Salvatore, IK8NTN, Achille, IZ8CKS, Luigi, IZ8ENR, and Andrea, IK8GDA, are signing IC8/... only in SSB on 80-6m from Vivara Island (EU-031) on Mar 13. QSL via homecalls.
MAURITIUS, 3B8, AF-049 While being underway to Rodrigues Island Jun, OE1ZKC/JH4RHF, is hitting the airwaves from Mauritius from Mar 14-16. He will announce the call on air. He will work in SSB/CW/RTTY/SSTV on 10-40m from the shack of Jacky, 3B8CF. QSL via OE1ZKC.
NAURU, C2, OC-031 Before arriving in Kiribati Rolf, DK2ZF, is hitting the airwaves as C21ZF from Nauru. Look for him in CW on 40/30/20m (perhaps also on 80/160m) from Mar 9-15.
RODRIGUES ISLAND, 3B9, AF-017 The Five Star DX Association is conducting a large scale DXpedition to Rodrigues Island between Mar 16 and Apr 12. DL7AKC (Jens), EI5DI (Paul), F5VHN (Robert), G0MRF (Dave), G0OPB (Tony), G3BJ (Don), G3NUG (Neville), G3IZD (Ivan), G3NHL (Chris), G3RAU (Derek), G3SED (Mike), G3WGV (John), G3WKL (John), G3XTT (Don), G4JKS (Hilary), G4FRE/WW2R (Dave), G4KIU (Nigel), G4TSH (Justin), G4VXE (Tim), GU4YOX (Bob), JA1RJU (Kazu), JH4RHF (Jun), KF7E (Jim), M0DXR (Mark), M0GMT (Daniel), N7CQQ (John), NK7C (Pat) and W3EF (Maury) will hit the airwaves as 3B9C with several stations in different modes on all bands.
SAN ANDRES Y PROVIDENCIA ISLAND, HK0/sa, NA-049 Gerd, DL7VOG, will become QRV again as HK0GU between Mar 18 and Apr 5. The exact schedule depends on the available flights. He will work with 100 watts and a vertical in CW/RTTY (SSB only if necessary) on 80-6m. QSL via bureau. More information is available on his website: http://www.qsl.net/hk0gu
SAN MARINO, T7 William, N2WB, and Bill, W4WX, both members of the Florida DXpedition Group will stay in San Marino from Mar 16-22. They are working at the clubstation T70A.
SWAZILAND, 3DA Charles, K5LBU (3DA0CF), Chuck, W4GMY (3DA0CG), Don, W0DM (3DA0DM), Andre, ZS6WPX (3DA0WPX), and Paul, N0AH (3DA0AX), will show up on all bands from Mar 12-16. The emphasis will be put on the lowbands. QSLs via homecalls. Check their website at: http://www.dxsafari.com
TONGA, A3, OC-049 The three German HAMs Mathias, A35DJ (DJ2HD), Wolfgang, A35DH (DH3WO), and Christoph, A35DA (DL5DAN), will visit Fafa Island (OC-049) between Mar 15 and Apr 12. QSLs via homecalls. They are also opting for a special callsign. Their next stop will be the Northern island of New Zealand where they will activate a few lighthouses.
US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2, NA 106 Harry, KP2/W6DXO, will be QRV in SSB/PSK on 17/12/10m from Mar 14-19. QSL via homecall.
VIETNAM, XV JP3AZA and JA9BV are signing XV3AZA and XV3BV in SSB/CW on 15-80m (no WARC bands) from Mar 6-14. QSL via bureau.
WESTERN KIRIBATI, T30, OC-017 Rolf, DK2ZF, is momentarily signing T30ZF in CW from Mar 15-30. He prefers to work on 40/30/20m but will also try to activate 80/160m with an antenna attached to a kite.
WESTERN MALAYSIA, 9M2, AS-074 9M2/G3TMA plans to activate Pulau Ketam (AS-074) mainly in CW on Mar 13/14. QSL via Ian Buffham, Bekay Court, Lorong Enau, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
DATE CALL DXNL 14Mar-16Mar 3B8/OE1ZKC 1379 * 16Mar-12Apr 3B9C 1379 * 12Mar-16Mar 3DA0CF.. 1379 * NOW -Dec04 4U1ITU 1371 06Mar-13Mar 5V7C 1378 09Jan-08Apr 6W/LX1DA 1370 28Feb-14Mar 6Y5/WN9O.. 1377 11Feb-11Mar 8P9NX 1375 04Mar-20Mar 8Q7BA 1377 01Mar-31Apr 9A80Z 1377 13Mar-14Mar 9M2/G3TMA 1379 * NOW -17Mar 9U5M 1377 15Mar-12Apr A35DJ.. 1379 * NOW -31Mar AT0D.. 1373 11Mar-15Mar BV9O 1378 09Mar-15Mar C21ZF 1379 * 12Mar-16Mar CE8/HB9AAQ.. 1379 * 24Feb-30Mar CN2R 1376 04Mar-18Mar CT3/DL3KWR. 1377 NOW -2004 D2CR 1339 18Mar-25Mar DL4OK 1379 * 25Feb-26Mar EA6/DL6KAC 1378 01Mar-12Mar F5IYU 1377 NOW -Apr04 H44MS 1373 NOW -Dec04 HF0QF.. 1372 18Mar-05Apr HK0GU 1379 * 13Mar IC8/I8IHG.. 1379 * NOW -Mar04 JR1EEU 1368 NOW Jun04 JW5RIA 1366 04Mar-09Mar K1NU/KH6 1377 14Mar-19Mar KP2/W6DXO 1379 * NOW -Mar05 LU3DO/Z 1371 NOW -31Dec LZ35ZF 1374 10Mar-22Mar M0CNP/VP9 1378 10Mar-17Mar MJ/K8PT 1378 NOW -Mar03 MM0XAU 1372 15Jan-Apr04 OA7/PA3GFE 1371 NOW -Dec04 OX2KANN 1375 01Mar-30Mar P40A 1377 11Mar-18Mar PA3GIO/HI9 1378 18Feb-18Mar PJ5NA 1375 15Feb-21Mar PJ7/W8EB 1375 17Mar-25Mar R1FJ 1379 * 15Mar-30Mar T30ZF 1379 * 16Mar-22Mar T70A 1379 * NOW -06Aug T98FKN 1377 07Mar-14Mar TA/DL3NBL 1378 13Mar-20Mar V31AD 1379 * 25Feb-15Mar V51/DJ4SO 1376 NOW -15Apr V51/DL5XL 1376 08Mar-15Mar V8JIM.. 1378 01Mar-15Mar VK9NS 1377 24Feb-17Mar VP5B 1376 NOW -Sep04 XU7ACI 1357 NOW Jun04 XU7ACW 1351 01Mar-12Mar XU7TZG 1377 01Mar-12Mar XU7AJV 1377 27Feb-19Mar YA/DL2JRM 1377 01Sep-Mar04 YA/JA1PBV 1355 NOW -Aug04 YA1R 1356 NOW -May04 YA8G 1370 NOW -Jul04 YI9GS 1378 NOW -30Mar YI9NVK 1376 NOW -Jan05 YI9RVT 1377 NOW -Jul04 YI9ZF 1372 NOW -May05 YU8/IN3IZT 1378 Mar04 YV0/YV1DIG 1377 06Mar-14Mar XV3AZA 1379 * NOW -15May ZS10RSA 1377 * = new .. = and other calls
There will be no DX Newsletter next week. This weekend I am attending the annual meeting of the DARC Committee for DX and HF Contesting and some obligations at my company make it impossible to prepare a bulletin for the next week. The next DX Newsletter will be published on Mar 25, 2004.
Vy 73 Karlfried, DL1EK
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