DX News Letter 1190
March 20, 2000

DX-NL 1190 - March 20, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


4W6 - EAST TIMOR Ross, VK8UN, and Thor, TF1MM, are on the air as 4W6UN (QSL via VK3OT Steve R. Gregory, Box 622, Hamilton, Victoria, 3300, Australia) and 4W6MM (QSL via TF1MM). --- Jose, CT1EEB/4W6EB, and Bernie, W3UR/4W6DX, should hit the airwaves from the home of Thor Stefansson, 4W6MM (TF1MM), in Dili by the end of this week. Olli, OH0XX, unfortunately had to cancel at the last moment due to a work conflict. Their intentions as 4W6DX are to bring a new DXCC country for all the Deserving out there. There is still a possibility that Pertti, OH2RF (4W6RF), will be joining the group after completing the TX0DX operation. Ross, 4W6UN, Thor,4W6MM, and Antonio, CT1EGH, may also be joining in if their time allows. QSL for 4W6DX via OH2BN, Jarmo J. Jaakola, Kiilletie 5-C-30, SF-00710 Helsinki, Finland. --- Nev, 4W6/VK2QF, plans to be QRV between Mar 29 and Apr 5. Announced frequencies are 7010, 14010, 21010, 28010 kHz in CW and 7095, 14195, 21295, 28495 kHz in SSB and on 6m at 50.090 in CW and 50.135 kHz in SSB. QSL direct only to VK2QF, Nev Mattick, Hargraves, NSW 2850, Australia.

VP6 - PITCAIRN ISLAND Jukka, VP6BR, shall receive a new amplifier on Mar 23. The next four weeks or so he will mostly work in SSB and CW on 160-40m. If you like to help with a little donation for transportation or the amp itself e-mail to oh5br@sral.fi. QSL for VP6BR via OH2BR.


3V8 - TUNISIA I5JHW, I5NSR, I5OYY, IK5EKB, IK5FTQ, IK5JAN, IK5SQX, IK5ZTW and some local OPs were operating as 3V8BT on 10/15/20/40m from Touzer on Mar 19-21. From Mar 24-26 the will go to Kerkennah Islands (AF-073) working with 2 or 3 stations in CW/SSB/RTTY. QSL for 3V8BT via buro to I5JHW or his CBA.


4U1UN - UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS NEW YORK Bert van Holst, PA1KW, will be QRV as 4U1UN on Mar 25. QSL via UN Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 3873, New York, NY 10017, USA.

FM - MARTINIQUE, J7 - DOMINICA Conny, DL1DA, spends his holidays as FM/DL1DA until Mar 22. He will then activate J79KS mostly in CW on 10-160m until Apr 1. QSLs via DL1DA.

HC8 - GALAPAGOS ISLANDS After his activity as V31GI Bert, PA3GIO/HC8, plans to operate from these islands from Apr 1-12. He has no electrical power between 0600 UTC and 1200 UTC. His homepage is: http://www.qsl.net/pa3gio/ Bert prefers QSLs via bureau.

KH9 - WAKE ISLAND A short activity on 6/10/20m was announced and cancelled again! But new amateur radio licenses shall be issued soon.

KP4 - PUERTO RICO Carlos, WP4U/Mona, is QRV from Mona Island (NA-099) from Mar 25-31. QSL via bureau or direct to WP4U.

V3 - BELIZE Starting his DX trip Bert, PA3GIO, is active as V31GI from Southwest Caye (NA-180) from Mar 19-24. next stop will be Little Water Caye (also NA-180) from Mar 26-29.

VP2V - BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS Bill, VP2V/AA7X, shall be on air in CW/SSB on 10-40m between Mar 25 and Apr 1. QSL via AA7X.


4X - ISRAEL Mirko, 4X/DL8ABO/p, is QRV during his spare time from Mar 18-31 and from June until August. QSL via bureau.

JD - OGASAWARA ISLAND Hiko, JN1HOW/JD1, was QRV in CW/SSB on 10-40m from Mar 17-20. QSL via JN1HOW, via bureau or his CBA.

JY - JORDAN Pete, JY9NE, will participate in the WPX SSB Contest. During March he is listening mostly on 6m SSB for trans-equatorial stations on Sundays thru Thursdays after 1630 UTC. He will go back to the US in August and requests all QSLs for his activities from Jordan via bureau to his homecall N3FNE.

TA - TURKEY From Mar 22-29 TA3YJ, TA3J, TA3D, LZ2CJ and LZ2FV are QRV as YM3LZ especially on 160m and during the WPX SSB Contest. QSL for YM3LZ via TA3YJ (Nilay Mine Aydogmus, XYL of TA3J).

XV - VIETNAM Mr. Funami, 7L4GIL, is QRV from Haiphong (near Hanoi) signing 3W8GIL until Mar 25. QSL via 7L4GIL.


3A - MONACO 3A/W8MV and 3A/WZ8A announced to hit the airwaves in CW on 10-80m from Mar 20-25. QSLs via homecalls.

CU - AZORES Berthold, CU2/DF5WA, is spending his holidays on Sao Miguel (EU-003) between Mar 27 and Apr 3. He will be active also as CU8/DF5WA mostly in CW from Flores Island (EU-089) for another week from Apr 3-10. QSL via bureau to DF5WA.

MJ - JERSEY ISLAND Craig, MJ/K3PLV, and Pete, MJ/K8PT, are QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY on 10-80m from Mar 22-28 (also WPX SSB Contest). QSLs via homecalls.

TA1 - EUROPEAN TURKEY DL7CM is QRV in RTTY from Mar 25-30. QSL via bureau to DL7CM.


CQ WPX Contest SSB: Mar 25, 0000 UTC until Mar 26, 2400 UTC. Bands: 10-160m. Work: Everybody, as many different prefixes as possible. Exchange: RS+serial Rules online at http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/n8bjq/2000RULES.htm


DATE              CALL           DXNL

Mar 20-Mar 25     3A/W8MV etc    1190 *
Mar 19-Mar 26     3V8BT          1190 *
Mar 1 -End of Mar 3W2GAX         1188
NOW               3W2SO          1189
NOW   -Mar 25     3W8GIL         1190 *
Feb 28-End of May 4S7BRG         1186
Mar 25            4U1UN (PA1KW)  1190 *
Mar 18-Mar 31     4X/DL8ABO/p    1190 *
NOW               4W6  (several) 1190 *
Mar 17-Mar 27     9M6BAA etc     1189
End Mar/Early Apr 9N7RN          1186
Jan 10-Apr 10     9U5D           1167, 1179

March -April      C21JH etc      1188
Mar 1 -Mar 31     C34-C37...     1187
Mar 15-Mar ??     CE0Y/CE3SAD    1189
Mar 17-Apr 8      OH2MXS/CE0Z    1189
Feb 27-Apr 3      CU2/DF5WA etc  1190 *
SOON              EM1KY          1185

Feb 26-Aug/2000   FH/TU5AX       1185
NOW   -2001       FK8VHY         1160, 1168
NOW   -Mar 22     FM/DL1DA       1190 *
Mar 18-Apr 1      FM/F5LGQ etc   1189
Apr 1 -Apr 12 ?   PA3GIO/HC8     1190 *
NOW   -Mar 23     HI9/DL7DF      1189

Mar 23-Mar 25     J7/F5LGQ etc   1189
Mar 23-Apr 1      J79KS          1190 *
NOW   -Jun/2000   JD1BKR         1169
Mar 21-Mar 27     JW2RY...       1189
NOW   -Aug/2000   JW9FJA         1181
NOW   -Aug/2000   JY9NE          1190 *
Mar 22-Mar 29     KG4VL          1189
Mar 22-Mar 28     MJ/K3PLV       1190 *

NOW               P29DX          1182
Mar 1 -Mar 29     P29VMS         1188
Mar 6 -Apr 1      S79MX          1187
Mar 25-Mar 30     TA   (DL7CM)   1190 *
Mar 18-Mar 28     TI2/DL8DU      1189
Apr 3 -Apr 6      TU  (DF8AN)    1189
Mar 15-Apr 1      TX8CI, TX0DX   1188
Mar 21-Apr 1      TZ  (DF8AN)    1189

Mar 19-Mar 29     V31GI          1190 *
NOW   -Dec/2000   VK0MM          1170, 1176, 1178-1184
Mar 5 -Apr 4      VK1AHS         1189
Mar 25-Apr 1      VP2V/AA7X      1190 *
Mar 20-Mar 29     VP5/W5AO etc   1189
Jan 20-End of May VP6BR          1180, 1183
Nov   -May        VQ9PO          1176, 1186
Mar 25-Mar 31     WP4U           1190 *
Mar 1 -End of Mar XV2GAX         1188
Feb 13-May 5      XW2A           1185, 1187
Mar 2 -End of Mar YB3ASQ ?       1187
NOW   -Late 2001  YI9OM          1186
Mar 22-Mar 29     YM3LZ          1190
Oct 29-May/2000   ZF2NT          1171
Mar 19-Mar 21     ZK1WAL (W6AO)  1189

"NEW": 1190 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   YK1AO       1829  2034Z via CBA
   YS1RR       1832  0529Z via DJ9ZB, bureau

   CE0Z/OH3JF  3507  0539Z via bureau
   CM6YD       3798  0527Z via bureau
   DL7DF/HI9   3507  0344Z via bureau
   JW5QFA      3794  0015Z via LA5QFA
   PT7BZ       3796  0515Z via bureau
   TI4CF       3799  0049Z via N6TR, also bureau
   V31JP       3753  0331Z via KA9WON, bureau
   VP2VI       3525  0246Z via AB1I, bureau
   VP9IV       3794  0344Z

   8Q7KK       7005  0118Z via HA2SX, bureau
   AH8A        7087  0646Z direct
   FO0CLA      7004  0709Z via F6CTL
   HK0VGJ      7012  0506Z direct
   KH0/JA5EWH  7006  2003Z
   OA7/DL1CW   7008  0424Z via bureau
   P43P        7036  0615Z (RTTY) via I2MQP, bureau
   S79MX       7003  0234Z via HB9MX, bureau
   TG9GJG      7020  0447Z via Box 24, Guatemala City, Guatemala
   V31JP       7003  0404Z via KA9WON, bureau
   VP6BR       7004  0533Z via OH2BR, bureau
   XE1CI       7011  0497Z via bureau
   XW2A        7008  2131Z via G4ZVJ, bureau

   3W50K      10103  2208Z via OKDXF, bureau
   FG5XC      10109  0120Z via bureau or CBA
   FO0CLA     10103  0448Z via F6CTL
   NL7Z       10107  0455Z via bureau
   OY2H       10107  1804Z via I2MQP, bureau
   P49V       10109  0434Z via AI6V, bureau
   PJ5/K7NAA  10105  0401Z
   T88HG      10108  2121Z via JA1HGY, bureau
   XE2MX      10106  0507Z via K6VNX, bureau
   ZF2RA      10107  0022Z via K7AR, bureau

   P29VMS     14183  0611Z via DL2GAC, bureau
   ZK1WAL     14025  0357Z (South Cook), via WA6O

   FO0NL      18130  0616Z via CBA
   WL7FO      18083  2200Z via bureau

   FW5ZL      21244  1011Z see DXNL 1182
   ZK1HCU     21026  0726Z via DL9HCU

   3B8CF      24903  1431Z via CBA
   3W7CW      24906  1609Z via SP5AUC, direct
   5Z4WI      24895  1019Z via G3SWH, bureau
   9E1C       24950  1453Z via IV8OWC
   E4/G3WQU   24904  0914Z via bureau
   FO5NL      24933  0731Z via CBA
   JN1HOW/JD1 24960  0810Z via bureau
   P29VMS     24948  1110Z via DL2GAC, bureau
   T88JJ      24901  1629Z via JA3ART, bureau
   VP6BR      24944  0656Z via OH2BR, bureau
   ZF2MC      24935  1421Z via N7MQ, bureau

   4W6MM      28001  0825Z via VK3OT, direct
   9M6BAA     28568  1421Z via G4SHF
   JT1FBX     28438  0830Z via JG5PJJ
   P29VR      28457  1131Z via W7LFA, bureau
   V31GI      28558  1710Z via PA3GIO, bureau

Announced to be active during CQ WPX SSB Contest

7A0A    via YB0FMT, Yon Gunawan, Box 1234 JKB Jakarta 11012, Indonesia or to
        Box 8000, Jakarta 11000, Indonesia
A61AJ   via W3UR
AM2AAE  via bureau to EA2AAE or direct: Box 121, E-01080 Vitoria, Spain
AM3GHZ + AM3EVR via bureau or to EA3GHZ, CBA
AN6AEQ  via buro to EA6AEQ or: Box 10180, E-07080 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
CL0C    via CO2FRC, PO Box1, Habana, Cuba
ER6A    via Box 112, Chisinau, MD-2012 Moldavia
H22H    via 5B4MF
HJC1HC  via NE8Z
HD8Z    via NE8Z
J68AS   via N9AG
J68DD   via N6JRL
J68ID   via W8QID
LX7I    via bureau to LX2AJ or direct to: LX2AJ, Philippe Lutty,
        6A Sentier de Bricherhof, L-1262 Luxembourg.
NH7A    NEW: via W6QK
PV5M    via PP5MQ
SJ9WL   via SM0DJZ
SZ3PTR  via SV3BSF, bureau or CBA
TI0R    via TI0RC
UA0SJ   via CBA
WP2Z    via KU9C
Z30M    via NN6C


QSL Routes

QSLs arrived bureau: 9V1ZW, 9V8RH,D99ARDF (HL0HQ), EX8MBA,EX8MDA,IL3/IK2PZG, HP1XPI (F6AJA), IS0GQX (EU024), R1FJL (UA3AGS), TG9/IK2NCJ (I2MQP), V51LK (DJ4LK), V63X (KQ1F), VP2MDD (M0AEP), VU2BMS (DL2GAC)

QSLs arrived direct: 9J2SZ (SP8DIP), EL2WW (ON5NT), J68WB (N2WB), JD1AMA, K2L (WB2YQH), P29VR (W7LFA - 8 days)

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