DX News Letter 1424
February 24, 2005

DX-NL 1424 February 24, 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

ANTARCTICA, VP8/A LU1ZAB is working from from the station "Teniente Matienzo" (LU-16) on the Larsen Ice Shelf (AN-016) mostly on 14290 kHz around 2100 UTC at the weekend. More information can be found on the website: http://www.mdxc.org/antarctica/activity/2005.htm. --- LU4ZS is active as well from "Vicecomodoro Marambio" (LU-13) on Seymour Island (AN-013).

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8, AF-003 Andy, G0JLX, intends to hit the airwaves with 100 watts signing ZD8AD from Feb 24 until Mar 21. QSL via G0JLX, bureau ok.

AZORES ISLAND, CU, EU-175 DL3OI, DL4LQM, DL5AXX, DL5LYM and DL8WAA will take part in the ARRL CW Contest as CU2M from Sao Miguel (EU-175). They plan to stay until March 21.

BAHAMAS, C6 Bill, C6AWB (NE1B) and Tom, C6ANM, are active from Feb 24 until Mar 8 including the CQ 160 SSB and the ARRL SSB Contest. They plan to visit Berry Island (NA-054) from Mar 1-3. QSLs for both stations via WA2IYO.

BELIZE, V3 W9MDP, NZ9Z and W8JWN will be QRV from Mar 2-9. It is not sure if they use the callsign V31MD. --- NS0B, WC0W and NU0Q will sign V31EV in the ARRL DX CW Contest. QSL via NS0B.

BULGARIA, LZ To celebrate the 127th anniversary of the liberation fronm the Ottomans the special event station LZ127LO will be QRV on: CW: 1824, 3514, 7014, 10104, 14014, 18074, 21014, 24894 and 28014 kHz; SSB 1850, 3714, 7074, 14244, 18144, 21244, 24944, 28444 kHz from Mar 1-31. QSL via LZ1KZA.

BURKINA FASO, XT SM5DJZ will hit the airwaves from Ouagadougou signing XT2JZ mainly in CW on 40-10m but also in the ARRL DX SSB Contest between Feb 26 and Mar 11. QSL via SM5DJZ.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, TL Claudio, IV3OWC, plans to work with 100 watts during his spare time from Feb 28 until Mar 5. QSL via IV3OWC.

DODECANES, SV5, EU-001 Willi, SV5/DJ7RJ, will activate the island of Kos (EU-001) mainly on the lowbands between Feb 28 and Mar 19.

INDONESIA, YB, OC-021 Stan, YB0AJR, will be QRV as YE0X from Java (OC-021) in the CQ WW 160m Contest on Feb 26/27. QSL via bureau.

IRELAND, EI, EU-115 The special event station EI05CCC is working from the European Cultural Capital 2005 Cork throughout the whole year of 2005. All QSOs will be confirmed via the bureau automatically.

ISLE OF MAN, GD, EU-116 Martin, G4XUM, will sign MD4K in the CQWW 160m SSB Contest on Feb 26/27. QSL via G3NKC.

KENYA, 5Z Enrico, IV3SBE, is momentarily very active as 5Z4ES in SSB on 80/40/20/ 15/12/10m during the weekends. QSL via IV3SBE, bureau ok.

KUWAIT, 9K As every year the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society (KARS) is celebrating the National and Liberation Day as 9K44NLD on Feb 25/26. QSL via 9K2RR.

MALAYSIA, 9M6, AS-015 Rich, PA0RRS, will be QRV as 9M6/PA0RRS/2 from Penang (AS-015) between Feb 27 and Mar 19. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.

MALTA, 9H, EU-023 The special event station 9H2NCC will work from the World Carnival from Mar 1-31. QSL direct via 9H4DX.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7 Steve, N4TKP, is now living on the Marshall Islands and received the callsign V73CS. He plans to activate several atolls over the next 18 months.

MAURITANIA, 5T Phil, G3SWH, Jim, G3RTE, Jean, ON8RA, and Adriano, ON5GA, are working from Nouakchott signing 5T0CW only in CW from Feb 24 until Mar 4. QSL via G3SWH, bureau ok.

MAURITIUS, 3B8, AF-049 After visiting Reunion Didier, F5TNI, is now working from Mauritius mainly in CW as 3B8/F5TNI. QSL via homecall.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M, NA-103 Art, N2NB, is on the air as VP2MDY on 160-6m from Feb 24 until Mar 8. --- After working from Antigua Larry, W1LR, and Bill, W4WX, are now active as VP2MHS and VP2MHX mainly in PSK31 and RTTY on 20/17/15/12/10m between Feb 24 and Mar 2. QSL unfortunately only direct.

NAMIBIA, V5 Janusz, SP6IXF, and Przemek, SP7VC, will sign V51IXF and V51VC from the Farm "Heimat" from Feb 25 until Mar 11. More information is available online at: http://www.sp5zcc.waw.pl/dxpeditions/v5/

NEPAL, 9N 9N7JO is the callsign of Stig, LA7JO, in Kathmandu. He is working in SSB, CW and RTTY on 160-15m for about one year. QSL via Stig Lindblom, Jum Changphimai, 147/1 Moo 3, Tambon Boot, Ban Ta Bong, Phimai, TH-30110 Nakhon Ratchashima, Thailand.

NIUE, ZK2, OC-040 Murray, VE7HA, plans to work as ZK2HA with 100 watts and a vertical mostly in SSB on 40-6m some time during Feb/March.

PETER I ISLAND, 3Y/P, AN-004 3Y0X will not hit the airwaves in the next time! They should be active these days but now the DXpedition is cancelled! After having the vessel "Antarctic Dream" still in the dockyard and the newly chartered "Cavendish Sea" delayed, they do not have enough time left to stay on Peter I Island itself. Sorry for the team who invested months of work and much money.

POLAND, SP The special event station SP140JL (Joseph Langer, 1865-1918) will be QRV from Mar 1-31. QSL via bureau.

RUSSIA, UA The "Winteriada 2005" takes place from Feb 22 until Mar 12. During this time you can work the special event stations UE0SDX, UE0SZA, UE0SZB, UE0SZI, UE0SZL, UE0SXF and UE0SYY.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1/S, OC-083 Magnus, SM6WET/ZK1WET, Tomas, SM6XMY/ZK1XMY, Tim, ZK1SDE, and Jed, ZK1SDZ, will be active from Aitutaki (OC-083) mainly on 17m and 20m between Feb 24 and Mar 3. QSLs via M3SDE.

SOUTH KOREA, HL DT0HF will be the callsign of a station on the island of Taebu (AS-105) from Feb 25-27. QSL via HL2FDW, bureau ok.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, VP8/SS, AN-010 LU1ZC is working from the "Decepcion Detachment" (LU-04) on the island of Deception (AN-010) and LU1ZS from "Juan Camara Deatchment" (LU-17) on Livingston Island (AN-010) on 14290 kHz during the weekends from 2100-2200 UTC.

ST KITTS AND NEVIS, V4, NA-104 Mike, V4/W1USN, Bob, V4/AA1M, and Scott, V4/W1SSR, are QRV in CW/SSB/PSK from Feb 24 until Mar 4.

SWAINS ISLAND, KH8, OC-200 Kan, JA1BK, John, K1ER, Tet, JH1JGX, Yuichi, JR2KDN, Paul, F6EXV, Jim, N9TK, and Burt, W0MY, plan to become QRV as KH8SI from Swains Island (OC-200) from Mar 2-6. The team is the opinion that the privately owned island is far enough from Tutuila to form a new DXCC entity after article II, paragraph 2. More information available at http://www.swains-island.org

USA, W, NA-062 Bodo, W4/DL3OCH, will work in CW on 40-10m from Key West (NA-062, USI FL-040S, Monroe County) between Feb 25 and Mar 6. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.


DATE         CALL        DXNL

NOW          3B8/F5TNI   1424 *
NOW  -Apr05  3CAK        1418/1420
NOW          3Y0X        1424 *
24Feb-04Mar  5T0CW       1424 *
NOW          5Z4ES       1424 *
14Oct-Apr05  6O0JT       1407
01Dec-05Mar  8N0SON      1412
01Mar-31Mar  9H2NCC      1424 *
NOW  -25Feb  9H3CT       1419
25Feb-26Feb  9K44NLD     1424 *
27Feb-19Mar  9M6/PA0RRS/2 1424 *
NOW  -31Dec  9N7JO       1424 *
NOW  -Feb05  9U6PM       1400
23Feb-02Mar  9Y4/DL4FP.. 1423
10Feb-24Feb  9Y4/YL2KL.. 1423

06Feb-26Feb  C6AMM/C6AWW 1421
24Feb-98Mar  C6ANM/C6AWB 1424 *
22Feb-???    CN2J        1423
NOW  -21Mar  CU2M        1424 *
02Feb.07Mar  DH8WR/HC2   1421
25Feb-27Feb  DT0HF       1424 *
NOW  -May05  DX0K        1422/1423
NOW  -31Dec  EI05CCC     1424 *
NOW  -Mar05  EY/F5NHJ..  1410

16Feb-26Feb  FS/K9EL     1422
NOW          FT1WK,FT5WJ 1423
01Feb-31Dec  HA200CVM    1423
NOW  -Nov05  HF0POL      1417
25Jan-25Apr  HF4IARU     1419
25Jan-06Mar  HF8IARU     1419
21Feb-04Mar  HH4/K2AC..  1423
NOW  -Feb05  IA0PS       1413
NOW  -Apr05  J20FH       1416/1417
NOW  -14Mar  J88DR       1423
NOW  -Apr05  JW4SNA      1408

NOW  -05Mar  KC4/N3SIG   1410
02Mar-06Mar  KH8SI       1424 *
NOW  -Apr05  KP2/KL7JR   1415
NOW          LU1ZAB      1424 *
NOW          LU1ZC       1424 *
NOW          LU1ZS       1424 *
NOW          LU4ZS       1424 *
01Mar-31Mar  LZ127LO     1424 *
26Feb-27Feb  MD4K        1424 *
01Feb-26Feb  P40LE       1420
23Feb-08Mar  P40W        1423
18Nov-18May  P49MR       1411
06Feb-26Feb  PJ7/ND5S..  1421

20Feb-26Feb  S92RI       1423
NOW  -Apr05  S9SS        1390
01Feb-30Apr  SN7IARU     1421
01Mar-31Mar  SP140JL     1424 *
15Feb-15Mar  SQ75FMU     1417
NOW  -Apr05  ST2T        1418
28Feb-19Mar  SV5/DJ7RJ   1424 *
NOW  -Mar05  T98AQL      1410
NOW  -Feb06  TJ3SL       1407
28Feb-05Mar  TL/IV3OWC   1424 *
14Feb-27Feb  TM8ANT      1422
NOW  -Sep05  TT8FT       1401
NOW  -20Mar  TT8KLJ      1423

22Feb-12Mar  UE0SDX..    1424 *
21Feb-24Feb  V25LR,V25WX 1423
NOW          V31EV       1424 *
02Mar-09Mar  V31MD       1424 *
24Feb-04Mar  V4/AA1M..   1424 *
25Feb-11Mar  V51IXF      1424 *
25Feb-11Mar  V51VC       1424 *
NOW          V73CS       1424 *
NOW  -30Apr  VE7JZ       1422
NOW  -Mar05  VK0MT       1418
24Feb-08Mar  VP2MDY      1424 *
24Feb-02Mar  VP2MHS      1424 *
24Feb-02Mar  VP2MHX      1424 *
23Feb-09Mar  VP2V/DL7UFR.1423
18Jan-Feb05  VP8DIF      1418

25Feb-06Mar  W4/DL3OCH   1424 *
20Feb-05Mar  WA2USA/4    1423
22Feb-08Mar  WP2Z        1423
27Feb-27Feb  YE0X        1424 *
26Feb-11Mar  XT2JZ       1424 *
20Nov-Feb05  XU7POS..    1411
NOW  -2005   XW3DT       1410
NOW   Feb05  YI9KT/YI9GT 1408
24Feb-21Mar  ZD8AD       1424 *
NOW  -Mar06  ZD8I        1402
24Feb-03Mar  ZK1WET..    1424 *
NOW          ZK2HA       1424 *
NOW  -31Dec  ZS75PTA     1419

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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