DX News Letter 1446
August 18, 2005

DX-NL 1446 August 18, 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

The abbreviation ILLW in this DX Newsletter points towards the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend taking place on August 20/21.

ARGENTINA, LU The Radio Club Mar del Plata (LU2DT) will activate the lighthouse Punta Mogotes (ARG-005) in SSB and digital modes during the ILLW. QSL via bureau. --- The Bahia Blanca DX Group plans to become QRV from the lighthouses San Jorge (ARG-006), Recalada (ARG-009), Baliza Chica (ARG-083) and El Rincon (ARG-036) during the ILLW. QSL via LU7DSY.

AUSTRALIA, VK VK6DHI will be QRV from Dirk Hartog Island (OC-206) from Aug 20-23. Wally, VK6YS, Dan, VK8AN, and Nigel, VK6KHD,will work in SSB/CW on 10/12/ 15/17/20/40m QSL via VK4AAR, unfortunately only direct. --- VK7WS will be QRV from lighthouse Cape Bruny on Bruny Island (OC-233) during the ILLW.

BELIZE, V3 Larry, N7DF, will sign V31WN in CW/SSB on all bands from Aug 23-30.

BENIN, TY Luc, F6FVX, will visit Benin from Aug 23 until Sep.

BERMUDA, VP9, NA-005 Frank, K3TRM/VP9, can be found on the air working in SSB/RTTY/PSK31 on 80-6m during his holidays from Aug 20-28. QSL via homecall, buro ok.

BULGARIA, LZ, EU-181 Gab, LZ/HA3JB, plans to activate the island Sveta Anastasiya (EU-181) on 14260 or 14020 kHz on August 21.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8, AF-004 Edu, EC8AUA, and Dunia, EC8ADU, signing EF8OAL and EF8NAL will activate the lighthouses Old Arinaga (CAI-062) and New Arinaga (CAI-024) on the island of Gran Canaria (AF-004) during the ILLW. QSL via bureau. You can find further information at: http://www.cidxs.com.

CRETE, SV9, EU-015 Kostas, SV1DPI, will be QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY from Aug 24 until Sep 3.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8, SA-002 VP8LGT will be QRV from the lighthouse at Cape Pembroke (FAL 001) during the ILLW. QSL via VP8ON.

FIJI, 3D2, OC-156 Spending his holidays in the Pacific Gerhard, DL2AZ, will show up on the bands signing 3D2FG from Nanuya (OC-156) from Aug 22-30. QSL via DL2AZ, bureau ok.

FRENCH NEW CALEDONIA, FK, OC-032 Kaz, FK/JA2BDR, Jun, FK/JA2EWE, and Ken, FK/JA2KRE, will be QRV in SSB/CW on 80-10m from Noumea from Aug 19-24. QSLs via homecalls, bureau ok.

GERMANY, DL, EU-057 DL0HGW is working in CW/SSB/FM/PSK/SSTV from Ruegen (EU-057) from Aug 19-21. QSL via bureau. --- DA0GLH (Op DL2VFR) will be QRV from the lighthouse Gellen (FED-088) on the island of Hiddensee (EU-057) during the ILLW. QSL via bureau.

GREECE, SV Theodoros, SV1GRM, Sotirios, SV1HER, Cliff, SV1JG, and Markos, SV1MF, will use the call SX8L from lighthouse (GRE-040) on the island Antikythira (EU-113) during the ILLW. --- Tony, SV/IK8VRH, announces his activities from Sapientza (EU-158, GRE-116) on Aug 19/20 and from Spetses (EU-075,GRE-063) from Aug 21-28. --- Nicos, SV2AYT, and George, SV2JJE, are working in SSB on 80-6m signing SX8AYT from Limnos Island (EU-049) from Aug 16-26. QSL via SV2AYT.

GUADELOUPE, FG, NA-102 Kan, FG/JJ2RCJ, is active mainly on the lowbands and 6m from Aug 18-21. QSL via AB2RF.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4, NA-015 Bruce, W4OV, can be found working in SSB/CW on all bands as KG4OV from Aug 18-23.

ISRAEL, 4X Dov, 4Z4DX/LH, will be QRV on all bands from lighthouse Jaffa (ISR-005) during the ILLW.

ITALY, I IU1L is QRV from the lighthouse La Lanterna (ITA-177,WAIL LI-005) during the ILLW. QSL via bureau. --- Also in the ILLW Michele,IF9ZWA/p, will show up in SSB on 15/20/40m from lighthouse Punta Libeccio (ITA-133, WAIL SI-025) on the island of Marettimo (EU-054, IIA TP-010). --- Next weekend IQ6SB/LGH will be QRV in CW/SSB from the lighthouse San Benedetto del Tronto (ITA-154, WAIL MA-001). QSL via bureau. --- Lighthouse Senigallia (ITA-181, WAIL MA-004) will be the QTH of Marco, IZ6ASI/p, during the ILLW. --- Lighthouse Vittoria (ITA-174, WAIL FV-001) will be the destination of IQ3TS during the ILLW. QSL via bureau. --- Alfredo, IK7JWX, will participate in the ILLW as IR7LH from one of the lighthouses (ITA-175) on Traversa Island (EU-091, IIA BR-001).

LEBANON, OD Pierre-Louis, OD5/F5NED, is active on the bands from Aug 16-25.

PANAMA, HP HP2GLT will be the station at lighthouse Gatun (PAN-029) QRV in the ILLW. QSLs via HP1IBF.

POLAND, SP SN2NP is working from the lighthouse Gdansk Nowy Port (POL-033) from Aug 18-22. QSL via SP2BIK. --- Peter, SP5PB/1, can be found on air in CW/SSB on 10-40m from the lighthouse Swinoujscie (POL-019) during the ILLW.

SARDINIA, IS0, EU-024 Gaetano, IS0/IZ8GCB, is working only in CW on 80/40/20/15/10m from Aug 18-29. QSL via bureau.

SPAIN, EA The operators EA3EVR, EA3AGB, EA3GHZ, EA3AKA and EA5EOR will activate the special event station ED3LHT with three stations from lighthouse Garxal during the ILLW. All QSLs come automatically via bureau.

ST KITTS AND NEVIS, V4, NA-104 Larry, KJ4UY, is active again as V47UY from Aug 19-26.

SWEDEN, SM, EU-043 Lars, SM6WPF, Tomas, SM6XMY, Rolf, SM6IQD, and Rick, SM6YOU, plan to show up as 7S6LAN from the lighthouse on Langholmen Island (EU-043, SWE-444) during the ILLW. QSL via SM6YOU.

SWITZERLAND, HB9 Even in Switzerland you can find lighthouses! HE1G will be QRV from the lighthouse Paquis (SWI-001) in the Lake of Geneva. QSL via HB9AOF.

UKRAINE, UR The special event stations EM350A (UT7AXA), EM350AB (UY5AB), EM350AK (US0AK), EM350AR (UR5AR) and EM350AW (UR5AW) will celebrate the 350th anniversary of the city of Sumy between Aug 21 and Sep 15. --- A few HAMs from Sevastopol will be QRV as UU9JWM/p from the lighthouse Kruglaya Bay (UKR-072). Bureau QSLs can be requested via uu9jwm@ua.fm.

URUGUAY, CX CX1TA of the Centro Radioaficionados de Rocha will activate the lighthouse Cabo Polonio (URU-005) during the ILLW.

USA, W The Old Barney ARC will show up as W2T from the lighthouse on Tucker's Island (USA-911) during the ILLW. QSL via N2OO.

WALES, GW Anthony, MW0JZE, Rob, MW0RLJ, Russell, G5XW, Richard, MW3WSD, Tim, M3SDE, and Oliver, MW3SDO, will sign GB0SH from the lighthouse Strumble Head during the ILLW. QSL via MW0JZE.


DATE         CALL          DXNL

15Aug-20Aug  3A/F8ASY      1445
22Aug-30Aug  3D2FG         1446 *
20Aug-21Aug  4Z4DX/LH      1446 *
NOW  -Sep05  7Q7HB         1441
20Aug-21Aug  7S6LAN        1446 *
14Aug-20Aug  9A/IK1ACX     1445
14Aug-20Aug  9A/IZ7ECL     1445
NOW  -31Dec  9N7JO         1424/26
NOW  -31Dec  9Q0AR, 9Q1D   1425/34

NOW          A6/G4BXH      1444
20Aug-21Aug  CX1TA         1446 *
NOW  -2007   D2DX          1432
20Aug-21Aug  DA0GLH        1446 *
16Aug-27Aug  DJ8OG/p       1445
19Aug-21Aug  DL0HGW        1446 *
20Aug-21Aug  ED3LHT        1446 *
NOW  -31Dec  EI05CCC       1424
20Aug-21Aug  EF8OAL/EF8NAL 1446 *
21Aug-15Sep  EM350A..      1446 *
01Aug-31Aug  EN8ZIB        1444
18Aug-21Aug  FG/JJ2RCJ     1446 *
19Aug-24Aug  FK/JA2BDR..   1446 *
25Jul-20Aug  FO/I4FGG      1443
20Aug-21Aug  GB0SH         1446 *

01Feb-31Dec  HA200CVM      1423
20Aug-21Aug  HE1G          1446 *
NOW  -Nov05  HF0POL        1417
20Aug-21Aug  HP2GLT        1446 *
09Aug-18Aug  IB0/I4TDK     1444
14Aug-21Aug  IB0MDC        1445
17Aug-22Aug  IE9/IW3RUA    1445
20Aug-21Aug  IF9ZWA/p      1446 *
20Aug-21Aug  IQ3TS         1446 *
20Aug-21Aug  IQ6SB/LGH     1446 *
20Aug-21Aug  IR7LH         1446 *
18Aug-29Aug  IS0/IZ8GCB    1446 *
20Aug-21Aug  IU1L          1446 *
23Apr-31Dec  IU7SCT        1432
20Aug-21Aug  IZ6ASI/p      1446 *

12Aug-26Aug  J48RH/p       1445
NOW  -Nov05  JW2TOA        1437
01Aug-30Aug  K2ARB/1       1444
NOW  -06Sep  K3HR/2        1444
20Aug-28Aug  K3TRM/VP9     1446 *
01Aug-20Aug  KD4SLM/VP2E   1443
18Aug-23Aug  KG4OV         1446 *
20Aug-21Aug  LU2DT         1446 *
21Aug        LZ/HA3JB      1446 *
NOW  -31Dec  LZ8IARU       1431
16Aug-25Aug  OD5/F5NED     1446 *
13Aug-20Aug  OH0/IZ0FKE    1445
01Jul-31Dec  OL200BA       1441

06Aug-20Aug  P40QX..       1444
09Aug-23Aug  P5/KA2HTV     1444/45
NOW  -Mar06  R1ANT         1428
NOW  -30Aug  SM2OAN/p      1444
14Aug-24Aug  SO1ZV/SO1ZT   1445
18Aug-22Aug  SN2NP         1446 *
20Aug-21Aug  SP5PB/1       1446 *
01Jul-31Dec  SU8BHI        1440
10May-Oct05  SV0XAN/5      1434
15Aug-20Aug  SV/IK7YTT     1445
19Aug-28Aug  SV/IK8VRH     1446 *
10Aug-23Aug  SV5/HB9IQB    1445
13Aug-20Aug  SV5/IV3IPS    1445
24Aug-03Sep  SV9/SV1DPI    1446 *
16Aug-26Aug  SX8AYT        1446 *
20Aug-21Aug  SX8L          1446 *

NOW  -Mar06  T68G          1439/40
NOW  -Feb06  TJ3SL         1407
01Aug-30Aug  TK/IZ2GIL     1444
NOW  -Jul06  TR8FC         1425
NOW  -Aug05  TT8AMO,TT8M   1432
NOW  -Sep05  TT8FT         1401
23Aug-04Sep  TY/F6FVX      1446 *
20Aug-21Aug  UU9JWM/p      1446 *

15Aug-24Aug  V25LR,V25WX   1445
23Aug-30Aug  V31WN         1446 *
19Aug-26Aug  V47UY         1446 *
16Aug-20Aug  VE7/N3RW..    1445
NOW  -05Sep  VE7FGY        1444
20Aug-23Aug  VK6DHI        1446 *
20Aug-21Aug  VK7WS         1446 *
NOW  -2008   VK9ZLH        1444
20Aug-21Aug  VP8LGT        1446 *
25Jul-???    VQ9LA         1443
13Aug-19Aug  W1CGT/C6A     1445
20Aug-21Aug  W2T           1446 *
NOW  -Sep05  WA2ART        1444
NOW  -2005   XW3DT         1410
NOW  -Nov05  YI9LZ         1435
NOW  -Mar06  ZD8I          1402
NOW  -31Dec  ZS75PTA       1419

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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