DX News Letter 1195
April 24, 2000

DX-NL 1195 - April 24, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


FK - FRENCH NEW CALEDONIA Danny, FK8VHY/p, is QRV from Tiga (OC-033) between Apr 20 and May 1.

FO - FRENCH POLYNESIA Alain, FO0CLA, announced to operate from Takapoto (OC-131) for one month starting on Apr 18. However he will be QRV also from OC-066. QSL via F6CTL.

KH0 - MARIANA ISLANDS Mie, KH0/7L1MKM, and Hiro, KH0/JK1FNN, will be QRV on 40-15m from Saipan (OC-086) from May 3-5. They intend to participate also in the "Children's Day Contest" (http://www.juhc.org/en/) of the Japanese UNICEF Ham Club. QSLs via JK1FNN.

T8 - PALAU Misao, T88MT (QSL via JJ1DWB), Hiro/T88YH (via 7N1KAE), Hide, T88LJ (via JH8DEH), and Yo, T88?? (via JI1PLF), are on the air in CW/SSB on 6-80m operating from Palau (OC-009) between Apr 8 and May 3.

V6 - MICRONESIA JA3DAU/V63BJ and JA3HRV/V63BD will be active from Yap (OC-012) in CW/SSB on 40-6m between Apr 30 and May 3. QSLs via homecalls.

ZK2 - NIUE, A3 - TONGA EC5DKD shall be QRV from Niue and Tonga between Apr 24 and May 2.


3B6 - AGALEGA AND ST. BRANDON ISLANDS The well known 3B7RF team is planning another large activity from Oct 8-25. They are expecting costs of about 100.000 US$ and welcome any donation to UBS, Box 757, 6301 Zug, Switzerland. Like promised on their homepage http://www.agalega2000.ch they will reply also to all their incoming bureau cards. A packet radio note stating something else was a feint.

3B8 - MAURITIUS Rafal, 3B8/SP6TPM, wants to be QRV from AF-049 in SSB only on 10-80m between Apr 22 and May 4.

ZD8 - ASCENSION ISLAND Once again Jim, N6TJ is expected to hit the airwaves as ZD8Z between Apr 25 and May 3. QSL via VE3HO.


8R - GUYANA Esmond, 8R1AK/p, is QRV from SA-068 from Apr 22-24. QSL via CBA.

CE0 - SAN FELIX OM2SA went QRT as XR0ZY on San Ambrosio on Apr 25. He might become active also from CE0 - Easter Island.

FM - MARTINIQUE Jacques, FM/F6BUM, is active from NA-107 between Apr 27 and May 4.


7O - YEMEN 7O1YGF announced some activities on 80m for Thursday and 160m for Friday and Saturday. CW QSL's via DJ3XD, SSB/RTTY QSL's via DK9KX (all via bureau, too).

9N - NEPAL Two Japanese teams announced their activities: 9N7WU (JA8MWU) and 9N7EK (JR8FEK) from Apr 23-May 9 and 9N7SZ (JA9LSZ), 9N7VJ (JA9VJ), 9N7IP (JG5CIP) and 9N7YT (JJ2NYT) from May 2-9. Both teams are working in CW/SSB/RTTY on 10-80m and on 10m FM with 100 watts. QSLs via homecalls.

JY - JORDAN Amir, 4X4TT is QRV as JY8TT especially in SSB on 10/12m till Apr 27. QSL via N2AU.

XV - VIETNAM JA1JQY, JA1KJW, JA3MCA and JA8VE will be active from Cat Ba (AS-132) during the morning hours of May 1-5. Their operation will take place in CW and SSB on 10-40m (except 30m) signing XV5JY (QSL via JA1KJW), XV5TK (via JA3MCA) and XV5VE (via JA8VE).


3A - MONACO Henryk, 3A/SP3FYM, and Woytek, 3A/SP6PT, are QRV with 100 watts and wire antennas in SSB/CW/RTTY on 40-10m between Apr 26 and May 1. QSLs via SP QSL bureau to their homecalls or direct to SP9PT.

GD - ISLE OF MAN During his holidays from Apr 30 until May 12 Ian, G0KRL, is active on all bands in SSB/RTTY signing GD0KRL/p again. QSL via bureau or to his CBA. Bureau QSLs may be requested also via: g0krl@arrl.net.

HV - VATICAN HV5PUL was announced to hit the airwaves on HF/2m/6m from Apr 26-28. More information is available at: http://www.pul.it


DATE              CALL           DXNL

Apr 26-May 1      3A/SP3FYM etc  1195 *
Oct 7 -Oct 23     3B6RF          1195 *
Apr 22-May 4      3B8/SP6TPM     1195 *
Feb 28-End of May 4S7BRG         1186
NOW               4W6  (several) 1190, 1191
Apr 17-Apr 30     7O1YGF         1194
Apr 23-Apr 27     7P8/ZS5CDF etc 1193
Feb 1 -Feb 1      8J1RL          1193
Apr 6 -Apr 27     9M2/PA0RRS     1192
May 2 -May 9      9N7SZ, 9N7VJ.. 1195 *
Apr 23-May 9      9N7WU, 9N7EK   1195 *

Apr 19-July       A45ZN          1194
May 1 -May 12     A5  (big team) 1192
2000  -2001       BY1DX etc      1192
Apr 17-2001       D2BB           1193
SOON              EM1KY          1185
Feb 26-Aug/2000   FH/TU5AX       1185
Apr 20-May 1      FK8VHY/p       1195 *
Apr 27-May 4      FM/F6BUM       1195 *
NOW   -May        FO0CLA         1195 *
Nov/99-??         FR5DC          1193
NOW               FR5FD          1168
Nov/99-Oct/2000   FT5WI          1191
Jan 7 - ???       FW5ZL          1191

Apr 30-May 12     GD0KRL         1195 *
Dec 24-2000       HV0A           1178
Apr 26-Apr 28     HV5PUL         1195 *
NOW   -2000       J87AB          1193
NOW   -Jun/2000   JD1BKR         1169
NOW   -Aug/2000   JW9FJA         1181
Apr 7 -Oct        JX7DFA         1192
NOW   -Apr 27     JY8TT          1195 *
NOW   -Aug/2000   JY9NE          1190
May 1 -May 5      KH0/JK1FNN etc 1195 *

NOW               OD5/F5SQM      1168
NOW               P29DX          1182
Apr 15-July/2000  S511E - S588S  1194
NOW   -2000       SV/OK1YM       1177
Apr 14-May 1      SV5/SM0DJZ     1194
Apr 20-May 4      SV5/G3WCI      1194
Apr 28-May 3      T88MT etc      1195 *
NOW   -Jul/2000   TT8JLB         1193
Apr 18- ??        V31OM          1194
Apr 30-May 3      V63BJ, V63BD   1195 *
NOW   -Dec/2000   VK0MM          1176, 1178-1184, 1191
Apr 25-May 1      VK9LEH         1194
Jan 20-End of May VP6BR          1180, 1183, 1190-91
Nov   -May        VQ9PO          1176, 1186

      -Sep/2000   XE1/NP2AQ      1142
May 1 -May 5      XV5JY,TK,VE    1195 *
Feb 13-May 5      XW2A           1185, 1187
NOW   -Late 2001  YI9OM          1186
Oct 29-May/2000   ZF2NT          1171
Apr 21-Apr 30     ZK1CXD etc     1194
Apr 24-May 2      ZK2 (EC5DKD)   1195 *
Jun/99-Apr/2000   ZS8D           1191
Apr 25-May 3      ZD8Z           1195 *

"NEW": 1195 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   VP6BR      1801  0331Z via OH2BR, bureau
   PP5JR      1840  0208Z via bureau

   V31OM      3508  0430Z via DJ6SI, bureau
   XR0ZY      3501  0343Z via OM2SA, bureau

   8J1RL      7008  2208Z via JG3PLH
   9M2AX      7001  0005Z via CBA
   FY5GS      7052  0512Z via F6FNU, direct
   DJ2GM/HI9  7011  0027Z via bureau
   HF0POL     7007  0120Z via SP3WVL, also bureau
   JX7DFA     7006  1930Z via LA7DFA, bureau
   PJ4/HB9BCK 7005  0044Z via bureau
   PZ1DV      7005  0350Z via W9GW, bureau

   7O1YGF    10109  0255Z via DJ3XD, bureau
   HK0VGJ    10107  0436Z direct
   JW7QIA    10119  2132Z via LA7QIA, bureau
   V31OM     10102  0047Z via DJ6SI, bureau

   4W6SP     14005  1454Z via 9A2AA, bureau
   VK0MM     14003  0443Z see DXNL 1180, QRX !

   3B9FR     18070  1612Z via CBA
   9M6XXT    18128  0844Z via JA1CMD, bureau
   FO0CLA    18069  0611Z via F6CTL
   V21CW     18077  0251Z via N4GM
   ZK2XO     18144  0813Z via DL8NBE, bureau

   4W6MM     21002  1304Z see DXNL 1194
   H44MY     21255  0931Z via JA0IXW
   HK0OEP    21295  2141Z via N0JT, bureau
   T88TV     21265  1513Z via JA8CHP
   XW2A      21025  2135Z via JA2EZD, bureau

   4S7NZG    24897  0936Z via W9DXA
   4W6GH     24955  1451Z via CT1EGH, direct
   7O1YGF    24905  0913Z via DJ3XD, bureau
   8Q7LA     24892  1330Z via OM3LA
   KH0/AH6PW 24912  1533Z via JN1HOW, bureau
   R1ANZ     24945  0721Z via RU1ZC, bureau
   V31OM     24892  1630Z via DJ6SI, bureau
   XE1UN     24967  1713Z via EA5XX, bureau

   3B8GL     28495  1702Z via 3B8CF, CBA
   3CA/K0CO  28060  1439Z QRP
   3D2TC     28520  0814Z via CBA
   4S7OF     28500  0905Z via K0JN
   7O1YGF    28495  1415Z via DK9KX, bureau
   7P8/ZS5LS 28480  1600Z via bureau
   9M8HI     28481  1604Z via DL9EYE
   9Y4SF     28485  1611Z via WA4JTK, direct
   E4/XE1CI  28479  0945Z via bureau
   FK8HC     28020  0824Z via VK4FW, auch bureau
   HC5AI     28012  1806Z via bureau
   HH2SJR    28403  1909Z via EA5DLC
   P43E      28465  1317Z via bureau
   PJ2/WZ8D  28491  1627Z via bureau
   R1AND     28010  1653Z via DL5EBE, bureau
   S05R      28482  1630Z via EA2JG
   TT8JLB    28018  1730Z via F5BAR, bureau
   VP6BR     28024  1702Z via OH2BR, bureau
   XR0ZY     28038  2213Z via OM2SA, bureau
   YK75RJ    28500  1240Z via YK1AO, direct


QSL Routes

Online logs:     3V8BT (AF-073):     http://www.425dxn.org/dxped/3v8bt/
                 4W6EB:              http://dx.qsl.net/logs/
                 E41/OK1DTP:         http://www.qsl.net/okdxc/
 OKDXA, Oklahoma DX Association NEW: http://www.qsl.net/okdxa/
       Tadzhik Amateur Radio League: http://www.qsl.net/tarl/

Pascual, EA5EYJ, has a collection of QSL routes of the WPX SSB Contest 2000: http://www.arrakis.es/~ea5eyj/wpxssb00.htm

QSLs arrived buro: RA1AKE/1, T33CW (DL7UFR), TM0PR (F5JOT), TM0Y (ON4AMM), TM5ON (ON4ON), TM8AT, V47AT (DL1DA), V63KU (JA6NL), VK4CAY (G3ZAY), VK9CA (JA1CMD), VP9/DK8FD, WP4M, YB0RP, YN1/TI2CF, ZA1B (7/98), ZF2LA (K9LA), ZA0IS (QSL+1US$ sent to a US maildrop 4 months ago)

QSLs arrived direct: R1FJL (via the box in MA/USA DXNL 1157), HI3K (AD4Z), via WF5E QSL Service: V5/NU7J

TNX for information to 425 DXNEWS, 599 DX Report, Antarctic Bulletin/IK1GPG, ARRL DX News, CT1ETE, DF1ZN, DF6EX, DJ3CP, DK2JX, DL1GEH, DL1SBF, DL2BQV, DL7PR, F6AJA, HB9CGA, HB9EAA, IK7JTF, LU3XX, LU4AAV, GOList, Les Nouvelles DX, MAYER QSL CARDS, ON6DP, OPDX, PA3ARM, RTTY DX NOTES, The DAILY DX, VK4AAR, ZL2HU and others.