DX News Letter 1421
February 3, 2005

DX-NL 1421 February 3, 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

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0, EU-002 OH0W will be QRV from Kumlinge from Feb 9-15 (including the CQWW WPX RTTY Contest). QSL via bureau.

ARUBA, P4, SA-036 Miika, OH2BAD, will be active in CW/SSB signing P40MH from Feb 9-18.

AUSTRIA, OE Austrian HAMs may use the special prefix OE50 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Austria's independence between Jan 1 and Dec 31, 2005.

BAHAMAS, C6, NA-001 Bill, K1CN, and his XYL Laura will hit the airwaves in SSB/CW on 6-40m signing C6AMM and C6AWW from Harbour Island (NA-001) from Feb 6-26. QSL via K1CN.

BANGLADESH, S2, AS-140 Manjurul, S21AM, and Dave, EI3IO, are signing S3A from Char Dakhin Shahbazpur on the island of Bhola (AS-140) from Feb 4-7. They are working with 100 watts and two stations in CW/SSB on 160-10m. QSL via EI3IO. More information is available on their website: http://connogue.com/EI3IO/search_AS140.htm

EASTERN MALAYSIA, 9M6 Rich, 9M6/PA0RRS, is hitting the airwaves from Feb 3-13. His next stop will be the island of Sarawak (OC-088) where he will sign 9M6/PA0RRS/8 from Feb 13-26. QSLs via homecall, unfortunately only direct. Expect him to show up from Western Malaysia (9M2) after that.

ECUADOR, HC Andy, DH8WR/HC2, is working mostly in digital modes from Guayaquil between Feb 2 and Mar 7. He will stay on Santa Cruz Island (HC8, SA-004) during the upcoming CQWW RTTY WPX Contest (Feb 11/12). QSLs via bureau. For further information check his website at: http://www.dh8wr.de

MEXICO, XE, NA-183 A group of Mexican HAMs led by Porfirio, XE1HPT, will visit the island of Ixtapa (NA-183) from Feb 6-13. They will work as 6F1IHF in CW/SSB on all HF bands. QSL via XE1HPT.

NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ4, SA-006 Rick, PJ4/NE8Z, is staying on the island of Bonaire from Feb 4-13. He is working in CW/SSB not only on the main bands but also on the WARC and 6m bands. QSL via NE8Z.

PALMYRA AND JARVIS ISLANDS, KH5, OC-085 The Palmyra Atoll shall be activated from Feb 3-18! More information is not available.

PERU, OA DL3ALF, DL5YWM, DL1NL and DL2JRM will be QRV from Lima working in CW and SSB from Feb 5-19. They also plan to visit the IOTA group SA-073.

POLAND, SP The special event station SN7IARU celebrates 80 years of IARU and also 75 years of the Polish club PZK between Feb 1 and Apr 30.

SINT MAARTEN, PJ7, NA-105 Ron, PJ7/ND5S, and Sue, PJ7/KF5LG, will spend their holidays on this island from Feb 6-26. They will work in CW/SSB/RTTY on 160-10m. Ron plans to participate in the single op/low power categories of the CQ/RJ RTTY WPX Contest (Feb 12/13) and the ARRL CW Contest (Feb 19/20). Find more information at: http://www.qsl.net/nd5s/

SOMALIA, 6O Silvano, I2YSB, Andrea, IK1PMR, Marcello, IK2DIA, Beppe, IK2WXV, and Riccardo, IZ5BRW, are working with two stations signing 6O0CW on 160-6m 24 hours a day from Feb 3-17. QSL via M5AAV (bureau) or direct to I2YSB. Part of the equipment will be left in Somalia for the local amateurs. Check also their homepage at: http://www.i2ysb.com/6o/

SPRATLY ISLANDS, 1S, AS-051 Six Philippine HAMs plan to activate the Philippine part of the Spratly Islands Group some time between now and June. The operators will be DU1EV, DU1JXP, DU1MHX, 4F1OZ, 4F2KWT and 4F3BA. QSL via 4F2KWT. More information is not available yet. How do you say? Stay tuned...

THE GAMBIA, C5 Alan, G3XAQ, and Steve, G4EDG, are signing C56C only in CW with 100 watts and wire antennae between Jan 28 and Feb 10. QSLs via G3SWH.

TUNISIA, 3V The special event calls TS1WHC (3V8ST), TS2WHC (3V8CB), TS3WHC (3V8SQ), TS4WHC (3V8SF), TS5WHC (3V8SM), TS6WHC (3V8SJ) and TS7WHC (3V8SS) are active on the air during the World Handball Championships until Feb 6. QSLs via bureau.

UKRAINE, UR The special event station EM60J is working in all modes on all bands to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Conference of Yalta at the end of World War II from Feb 4-11. QSL via UU5JYA.

USA, W The clubstation of the "Naval Postgraduate School" K6LY is working from the lighthouse at Point Pinos (ARLHS USA-634) from Feb 1-7. Listen for K6P on 7270, 14270, 21370 and 28370 kHz. QSL via WC6DX, unfortunately only direct.

QSL Info

QSL direct: 3D2XA, 5H1BP, 5K5Z, 6W7RV, 9U6PM, A43DI (AS-112),A92GR (AS-002), BO0K (AS-102), C91Z, EL2PM, FH/F6AIG, FK/JM1YGG,HC1AJQ (EA7FTR), FM5JC, IR0PS (IK0AIH), KD6WW/VY0 (NA-196), LU1NDC (EA7FTR),LX7I, OM3SEM, P29VVB (OC-008, OC-025), RX3BP/9 (AS-109), S79MH, T30T, TK/IK2JYT (EU-064), TR8CR (F8EN), V73WJ, VP2ENK, VP2MQQ, VP5X (OH3RB), VP8SDX, WP2Z (KU9C), YA/DL2JRM, YW1A, ZA/IK2DUW, ZF2DR, ZK1SSB, ZV1R (N1IBM), ZY0K, ZY8C

QSL bureau: 3B9C, 4W2A, 5U5Z, 5W0SS (DL2MDZ), 6W8CK (DH7WW), AP2ARS (S53R), BV2B, FG/DL2AWG, FM/DL2AWG, FS/N3KS (K5KV), H40H (P29KM), HI9/K8WK, KH7U (AH6NF), OH0EC (DL1EKC), PJ7/KM3T, V31RE (K4VU), VP2MBA, W1TC/VP9, YB0AZ, YB0ZZ

QSL Managers

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


DATE         CALL        DXNL

25Jan-03Feb  3B8/HA7TM   1419
NOW  -Apr05  3CAK        1418/1420
27Jan-22Feb  3D2/HA8IB.. 1420
11Feb-??Feb  3Y0X        1418/1420
06Feb-13Feb  6F1IHF      1421 *
03Feb-13Feb  6O0CW       1421 *
14Oct-Apr05  6O0JT       1407
01Dec-05Mar  8N0SON      1412
NOW  -25Feb  9H3CT       1419
03Feb-13Feb  9M6/PA0RRS  1421 *
NOW  -Feb05  9U6PM       1400

28Jan-10Feb  C56C        1421 *
06Feb-26Feb  C6AMM/C6AWW 1421 *
22Jan-03Feb  CT9M        1419
02Feb.07Mar  DH8WR/HC2   1421 *
04Feb-11Feb  EM60J       1421 *
NOW  -Mar05  EY/F5NHJ..  1410
NOW  -Nov05  HF0POL      1417
25Jan-25Apr  HF4IARU     1419
25Jan-06Mar  HF8IARU     1419

NOW  -Feb05  IA0PS       1413
23Jan-08Feb  IQ5VR,IQ1IV 1420
NOW  -Apr05  J20FH       1416/1417
NOW  -Apr05  JW4SNA      1408
01Feb-07Feb  K6LY        1420
01Feb-07Feb  K6P         1421 *
NOW  -05Mar  KC4/N3SIG   1410
NOW  -Apr05  KP2/KL7JR   1415
21Jan-06Feb  KP2/G4RCG   1418
21Jan-06Feb  KP2/KI7VR   1418

05Feb-19Feb  OA/DL3ALF.. 1421 *
09Feb-15Feb  OH0W        1421 *
01Feb-26Feb  P40LE       1420
09Feb-18Feb  P40MH       1421 *
18Nov-18May  P49MR       1411
04Feb-13Feb  PJ4/NE8Z    1421 *
06Feb-26Feb  PJ7/ND5S..  1421 *
04Feb-97Feb  S3A         1421 *
NOW  -Apr05  S9SS        1390
01Feb-30Apr  SN7IARU     1421 *
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
NOW  -06Feb  TS1WHC..    1421 *
NOW  -Sep05  TT8FT       1401
NOW  -Mar05  VK0MT       1418
26Jan-03Feb  VP2V/W3HQ   1419
18Jan-Feb05  VP8DIF      1418

20Nov-Feb05  XU7POS..    1411
NOW  -2005   XW3DT       1410
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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