DX News Letter 1196
May 1, 2000

DX-NL 1196 - May 1, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


4W - EAST TIMOR Pero, 9A4SP, is QRV as 4W6SP since Apr 21. QSL via 9A2AA, Tomislav Dugec, Box 255, 21000 Split, Croatia. The first logs arrived from there and the QSLs will be printed right away. In West Timor Pero may use the call YB9ASP (QSL via 9A2AA).

T8 - PALAU Yo, JI1PLF, used the call T88YT from Apr 28 until May 3 (DXNL 1195). QSL via JI1PLF.

VK9 - WILLIS ISLAND VK9WI was announced to hit the airwaves with 5 op's from May 6-16.


3B8 - MAURITIUS Rafal, 3B8/SP6TPM, got no license for Mauritius possibly because he applied for it on short notice.

3DA - SWAZILAND Andre, ZS6WPX, was active on 160-10m signing 3DA0WPX between Apr 28 and May 2. QSL direct ONLY to ZS6WPX, PO Box 2845, Middelburg 1050, South Africa.

9G - GHANA PA3FQX and Rob, PA3DEW, intend to be QRV again from Dormaa signing 9G5VR and 9G1AA from May 1-10.

ZD8 - ASCENSION ISLAND Glenn, K6NA, announced to be QRV as ZD8A from May 1-3. QSL via N6CW.


6Y - JAMAICA Curt, KE3C/6Y5, will be active from NA-097 working in CW on 10-80m from May 8-13. QSL via KE3C.

PY0F - FERNANDO de NORONHA Gerard, F2JD/PY2ZDX, will be on the air as PY2ZD/PY0F or with a PY0 call working in CW and SSB. QSL via F6AJA.

TI - COSTA RICA Hannes, DL3NM/TI6, is QRV in CW/RTTY only between Apr 30 and May 17. QSL via bureau to DL3NM or the CBA of (ex)DL3NEO.


A5 - BHUTAN Prior to the major activity from Bhutan the local HAM Yonten, A51TY, was the first to hit the airwaves together with Jim Smith, VK9NS, who is QRV from Thimphu signing A52JS for about four weeks. QSL for A52JS direct to HIDXA, POBox 90, Norfolk Island, NI 2899, Australia. In A5 there is no functioning QSL bureau. --- The big A5 DXpedition will be active as A52A operated by 15 members from May 2-12. Check their homepage at http://www.qsl.net/bhutan2000/ QSL via W0GJ.

JT - MONGOLIA Lawrence, GM4DMA, was announced to operate as JT1FCR on all HF bands and 6m for about two weeks starting on Apr 18. QSL via GM4DMA.

XX9 - MACAO Ed Sawyer, K8EP, is QRV as XX9TEP in CW/SSB on 10-40m from May 4-8. QSL via K8EP.

ZC4 - BRITISH SOVEREIGN BASES ON CYPRUS During the next three or four weeks you have still the possibility to contact Colin, GM0RLZ, who is QRV mostly in SSB (or slow CW) on 6-80m after 1200 UTC. QSL via GM0RLZ.


HB0 - LIECHTENSTEIN DF5UL, DL1GGT, DL1SAN, DL2MEH, DL5EBT and DL6SAQ were operating several stations as HB0/homecalls between Apr 28 and May 1. QSLs via homecalls.

JW - SVALBARD Leif, LA2PA, and Oystein, LA7QI, are QRV in SSB/CW especially on 10m and 12m signing JW2PA and JW7QI from May 1-8. QSLs via bureau to their homecalls or direct.

SV - GREECE J43O is on the air from May 5-30 to celebrate the lighting of the Olympic Fire. QSL via SV3AQR.

SV5 - DODECANES Between May and October Ermanno, IK2WZD, will work in SSB/RTTY/HELL from the islands of Lipsi, Agathonissi, Arki, Marati, Leros and Patmos (all EU-001).


While in Jordan Amir, 4X6TT (NOT 4X4TT), is signing JY8TT. QSL via N2AU.


TIME              DATE           DXNL

Oct 7 -Oct 23     3B6RF          1195
Apr 22-May 4      3B8/SP6TPM     1195, 1196
Apr 28-May 2      3DA0WPX        1196 *
Feb 28-End of May 4S7BRG         1186
NOW               4W6  (several) 1190, 1191
May 8 -May 13     KE3C/6Y5       1196 *
Feb 1 -Feb 1      8J1RL          1193
May 1 -May 10     9G1AA, 9G5VR   1196 *
May 2 -May 9      9N7SZ, 9N7VJ.. 1195
Apr 23-May 9      9N7WU, 9N7EK   1195

Apr 19-July       A45ZN          1194
NOW   -End of May A52JS          1196 *
May 1 -May 12     A52A           1192, 1196 *
2000  -2001       BY1DX etc      1192
SOON              EM1KY          1185

Feb 26-Aug/2000   FH/TU5AX       1185
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
Apr 28-May 1      HB0/... (DLs)  1196 *
Dec 24-2000       HV0A           1178
May 5 -May 30     J43O           1196 *
NOW   -2000       J87AB          1193
NOW   -Jun/2000   JD1BKR         1169
Apr 18-May 2 ?    JT1FCR         1196 *
May 1 -May 8      JW2PA, JW7QI   1196 *
NOW   -Aug/2000   JW9FJA         1181
Apr 7 -Oct        JX7DFA         1192
NOW   -Aug/2000   JY9NE          1190
May 1 -May 5      KH0/JK1FNN etc 1195

NOW               OD5/F5SQM      1168
NOW               P29DX          1182
May 7 -May 15     PY2ZD/PY0F ?   1196 *
Apr 15-July/2000  S511E - S588S  1194
Apr 20-May 4      SV5/G3WCI      1194
May   -Oct/2000   SV5/IK2WZD     1196 *
Apr 28-May 3      T88YT etc      1196 *
Apr 30-May 17     DL3NM/TI6      1196 *
NOW   -Jul/2000   TT8JLB         1193
NOW   -Dec/2000   VK0MM          1176, 1178-1184, 1191
May 6 -May 16     VK9W           1196 *
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
May 4 -May 8      XX9TEP         1196 *
NOW   -Late 2001  YI9OM          1186
Apr 13-End of May GM0RLZ/ZC4     1196 *
Oct 29-May/2000   ZF2NT          1171
May 1 -May 3      ZD8A           1196 *
Jun/99-2000       ZS8D           1191

"NEW": 1196 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   W8JI        1834  0346Z

   5H3RK       3502  2130Z via SM0LRK
   FG5FR       3505  0122Z see DXNL 1186
   OX3SA       3793  2203Z via bureau or CBA
   V31OM       3508  0334Z via DJ6SI, bureau

   3B9FR       7009  1854Z via CBA
   7O1YGF      7011  0239Z via DJ3XD, bureau
   8J1RL       7008  2127Z via JG3PLH
   9M2TO       7010  2144Z via JA0DMV, bureau
   FO0CLA      7007  0521Z via F6CTL
   FY5FY       7002  0024Z via F6EZV, bureau
   DJ2GM/HI9   7020  2327Z via bureau
   PZ5RA       7006  0111Z via CBA
   T88LJ       7004  2103Z via JH8DEH
   TI4CF       7098  0546Z via CBA or W3HNK
   VK9LEH      7006  1913Z via AA4EH

   4W6SP      10131  1554Z via 9A2AA, bureau
   FM/F6BUM   10108  0001Z via F6BUM
   HF0POL     10108  0024Z via SP3WVL, also bureau
   JW7QIA     10111  2018Z via LA7QIA, bureau
   OY3QN      10122  2145Z via OZ1ACB, bureau
   T88MT      10109  1715Z via JJ1DWB
   V31OM      10108  2349Z via DJ6SI, bureau
   ZD8Z       10104  2043Z via VE3HO

   VK0MM      14003  0448Z see DXNL 1180, QRX !
   VP6PAC     14197  0541Z via Dave, Box 73, Pitcairn Island, South Pacific
   VQ9GB      14221  1521Z via K7GB, bureau
   ZK1CYR     14183  0641Z via WB4CYR

   JD1BKR     18125  2147Z via JA bureau
   KH6LEM     18157  1749Z via bureau
   T88YH      18124  1810Z via 7N1KAE
   V85AA      18145  2100Z via CBA
   XW2A       18089  1945Z via JA2EZD, bureau
   ZL4IR      18125  0657Z via W8WC, direct

   3D2QB      21019  1448Z via SM3CER, bureau
   FW5ZL      21303  0858Z via Box 2, 98600 Matautu, Wallis&Futuna, France
   J73HPL     21195  2111Z direct ONLY!
   YI9OM      21034  0714Z via OM6TX

   9N7EK      24960  0726Z via JR8FEK
   P29VR      24955  1139Z via W7LFA, bureau
   V31OM      24892  1700Z via DJ6SI, bureau

   3D2TC      28530  0918Z via CBA
   3DA0WPX    28550  1316Z via ZS6WPX, direct
   4S7VK      28492  1314Z via NZ9Z, bureau
   4W6MM      28001  1256Z see DXNL 1194
   5N9CEN     28497  1027Z via IV3VBM
   7O1YGF     28020  0825Z via DJ3XD, bureau
   7P8/ZS5DCF 28512  1915Z via bureau
   9M2AX      28009  1803Z via CBA
   9N7WU      28530  0949Z via JA8MWU
   9V1BG      28017  1755Z via JL1MWI, bureau
   A52JS      28020  1630Z via VK9NS, direct
   FK8HC      28506  1051Z via VK4FW, also bureau
   JT1CO      28493  1024Z via CBA
   R1AND      28019  1702Z via DL5EBE, bureau
   YI1AGA     28503  0825Z via YI1DZ


QSL Routes

QSLs arrived buro: 3C5DX (EA5BYP), 3D2IO (DL7VRO), 5Z4LI, 6W4RK (F5NPS), 9N7RW, A41KJ (N5FTR), EZ8AW (9/98),FM5NA,FP5KE (F5TJP), HL2DNN, JT1DA, KH0/JA6PBO (JA6PBO), NH0L (JA7YCE), KH6/WE9V, NH0M (JA7YCE)

QSLs arrived direct: CE0ZY (DL7UFN (quick), FM5FJ + KP2/N8NX (KU9C), FO0ERI (LA7XK), JD1AMA, XZ0A (W1XT)

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