DX News Letter 1420
January 27, 2005

DX-NL 1420 January 27, 2005
DX News Letter

a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"

Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
(e-mail: dl7voa@darc.de)

DX Announcements

AFGHANISTAN, YA YA5Y will be QRV with 100 watts and a dipole during the upcoming CQWW 160m CW Contest on January 29/30. QSL via DL5SE, bureau ok.

ANTARCTICA, VP8/A, AN-001 Most likely Mike, GM0HCQ/VP8CMH, is hitting the airwaves as VP8ROT from the Rothera station (G-07) on Adelaide Island (AN-001) during his evening hours since Jan 23. More information is available on his website: http://www.gm0hcq.com

ARUBA, P4, SA-036 Andy, K2LE, will sign P40LE mainly on the WARC bands from Feb 1-26.

BERMUDA ISLANDS, VP9, NA-005 Jon, VP9/N0JK, will be active on the air from Jan 28-31. He improved his antenna for the CQWW 160m CW Contest. Listen for him on 6m outside the contest.

CANADA, VE Yuri, VE3DZ, is working as VE2IM from Sept-Iles in CQ zone 2 from Jan 26-31. He also plans to participate in the CQWW 160m CW Contest.

CAPE VERDE, D4, AF-086 Alex, 4L5A, will sign D4B during the CQWW 160m CW Contest. QSL via K1BV.

CROATIA, 9A The crew of 9A1A will activate the lighthouse of Veli Rat (CRO-183) on Dugi Otok (EU-170, IOCA CI-018) from Jan 27-30.

CUBA, CO, NA-093 Lazaro, CO2WL, Jorge, CO3LF, Jorge, CO3JN, Juan, CO3JN, and Gamboa, CO3VK, will activate the island Cayo Jutia (NA-093) from Jan 27-31. They plan to work on following frequencies: SSB: 1950, 3770, 7090, 14260, 18145, 21260, 24945 and 28450 kHz; PSK: 1838, 3600, 10110, 14070, 18100, 21070, 24920 and 28120 kHz. QSL for CO2WL via EA3ESZ, for all other stations QSL via IZ8EBI.

EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C, AF-010 Confusion came up concerning 3CAK from Malabo on Bioco Island (AF-010). The operator is Vladimir Arseniev who says he had a licence to operate from the clubstation UK2FAH. He is operating from onboard the ferry "Djibloho". How far QSOs with this station are accepted for DXCC credit is not known yet. At least he is trying to obtain an amateur radio licence... WFWL!

ISLE OF MAN, GD, EU-116 David, G3NKC, Martin, G4XUM, and Tim, M0BEW, will sign MD4K in the CQWW 160m CW Contest. QSL via G3NKC.

ITALY, I The clubstations IQ5VR and IQ1IV are hitting the airwaves from the 132nd Carnival of Viareggio between Jan 23 and Feb 8. QSLs via bureau. --- On Feb 1 Alberto, IF9/IT9MRM, will activate the lighthouse Punta Marsala (ARLHS ITA -35, WAIL SI-023) on Favignana Island (EU-054, IIA TP-011). He will work in SSB on 15/20/40m from 0700-1600 UTC. QSL via IT9MRM.

JAPAN, JA, AS-079 JR2RKK/6 plans to become active from Miyako Island (AS-079) from Jan 26-30. QSL via bureau.

JERSEY, GJ, EU-013 Richard, K2WR, intends to take part in the CQWW 160m CW Contest signing either GJ2A or MJ0AWR. QSL via K2WR.

MALTA, 9H, EU-023 Roger, G4IPE, is on the air as 9H3RW between Jan 24 and Feb 2. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.

MARTINIQUE, FM, NA-107 Thomas, KC0W, will activate TO0O from Jan 27 until Feb 13 (including the CQWW 160m CW Contest). QSL via KC0W, unfortunately only direct.

PETER I ISLAND, 3Y/P, AN-004 The chartered vessel could not meet the original sailing date after the renovations of the ship were not completed in time. The start of this expedition is now scheduled for Feb 10. See also DXNL 1418.

REUNION, FR, AF-016 Didier, FR/F5TNI, will be QRV mostly in CW (little RTTY) from Feb 2-21. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.

ROTUMA ISLAND, 3D2/R, OC-060 Charlie, HA8IB, and Eli, HA9RE, will show up on the air with two stations in CW/SSB/RTTY on 160-10m between Jan 27 and Feb 22. They also plan to take part in the CQWW 160m CW Contest and the ARRL DX CW Contest.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1/S, OC-083 Magnus, SM6WET/ZK1WET, Tomas, SM6XMY/ZK1XMY, Tim, ZK1SDE, and Jed, ZK1SDZ, will stay on Aitutaki (OC-083)from Jan 31 until Feb 17. Their next stop will be North Cook.

TAJIKISTAN, EY Nodir, EY8MM, will take part in the CQWW 160m CW Contest (Jan 29/30).

THE NETHERLANDS, PA, EU-146 Bruno, F4CZU, and Sylvain, F5TLN, plan to activate the island Duiveland (EU-146) on Jan 29/30. QSL via F5TLN.

USA, W The clubstation K6LY will be QRV on 7270, 14270, 21370 and 28370 kHz from the lighthouse Point Pinos (ARLHS USA-634) to mark its 150th anniversary from Feb 1-7. QSL via WC6DX, unfortunately only direct.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2, NA-106 Norm, K8NI, commences his activity from St. Croix in SSB/CW/PSK31 on Jan 29. The length of his stay is not known.

QSL Info

QSL manager

(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager


DATE         CALL        DXNL

25Jan-03Feb  3B8/HA7TM   1419
NOW  -Apr05  3CAK        1418/20 *
27Jan-22Feb  3D2/HA8IB.. 1420 *
11Feb-??Feb  3Y0X        1418/20 *
29Jan-30Jan  4L5A        1420 *
14Oct-Apr05  6O0JT       1407
01Dec-05Mar  8N0SON      1412
27Jan-30Jan  9A1A        1420 *
NOW  -25Feb  9H3CT       1419
24Jan-02Feb  9H3RW       1420 *
NOW  -Feb05  9U6PM       1400

27Jan-31Jan  CO2WL..     1420 *
25Jan-02Feb  CT3/OK1TN.. 1419
25Jan-02Feb  CT3/OK5DX   1419
22Jan-03Feb  CT9M        1419
NOW  -Mar05  EY/F5NHJ..  1410
29Jan-30Jan  EY8MM       1420 *
02Jan-21Jan  FR/F5TNI    1420 *
29Jan-30Jan  GJ2A        1420 *

01Jan-31Jan  HA200CVM    1416
NOW  -Nov05  HF0POL      1417
25Jan-25Apr  HF4IARU     1419
25Jan-06Mar  HF8IARU     1419
NOW  -Feb05  IA0PS       1413
01Feb        IF9/IT9MRM  1420 *
23Jan-08Feb  IQ5VR,IQ1IV 1420 *
NOW  -Apr05  J20FH       1416/17
26Jan-30Jan  JR2RKK/6    1420 *
NOW  -Apr05  JW4SNA      1408

01Feb-07Feb  K6LY        1420 *
NOW  -05Mar  KC4/N3SIG   1410
NOW  -Apr05  KP2/KL7JR   1415
21Jan-06Feb  KP2/G4RCG   1418
29Jan-???    KP2/K8NI    1420
21Jan-06Feb  KP2/KI7VR   1418
29Jan-30Jan  MD4K        1420 *
18Jan-27Jan  P29ZAD      1418
01Feb-26Feb  P40LE       1420 *
18Nov-18May  P49MR       1411
29Jan-30Jan  PA/F4CZU..  1420 *
NOW  -31Jan  PE6EU..     1416
20Jan-01Feb  PJ2T        1419

NOW  -Apr05  S9SS        1390
15Feb-15Mar  SQ75FMU     1417
NOW  -Apr05  ST2T        1418
NOW  -Mar05  T98AQL      1410
NOW  -Feb06  TJ3SL       1407
23Jan-06Feb  TM6OLW/TM6OLS 1419
27Jan-13Feb  TO0O        1420 *
23Jan-02Feb  TS1WHC      1419
NOW  -Sep05  TT8FT       1401

26Jan-31Jan  VE2IM       1420 *
NOW  -Mar05  VK0MT       1418
26Jan-03Feb  VP2V/W3HQ   1419
04Jan-28Jan  VP5/WA1UKN  1417
18Jan-Feb05  VP8DIF      1418
23Jan-???    VP8ROT      1420 *
28Jan-31Jan  VP9/N0JK    1420 *
20Nov-Feb05  XU7POS..    1411
NOW  -2005   XW3DT       1410
29Jan-30Jan  YA5Y        1420 *
NOW   Feb05  YI9KT/YI9GT 1408
NOW  -Mar06  ZD8I        1402
31Jan-17Feb  ZK1WET..    1420 *
NOW  -31Dec  ZS75PTA     1419

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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