DX News Letter 1198
May 15, 2000

DX-NL 1198 - May 15, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


KH0 - MARIANA ISLANDS Ban, JF2WXS, will be active in SSB/CW signing N3WW/KH0 from OC-086 from May 19-22. QSL via JF2WXS.

KH5 - PALMYRA, KH5K - KINGMAN REEF Chuck, N4BQW, is QRV from Palmyra till May 30 (100 watts/dipoles). and may become active also from Kingman on 20m SSB around May 26. He and other members of the Kingman Reef/Palmyra DX Group are planning a major DXpedition from Kingman Reef for October 2000.

VK0 - MACQUARIE ISLAND Reading Alan's, VK0MM, schedule you can read that he will be off air from May 8-19. Check: http://www.geocities.com/vk0ld/1.html

VK - AUSTRALIA Celebrating the 135th birthday of the ITU AX3ITU will be on the air on May 17. QSL via VK3 QSL bureau.

VK9 - WILLIS ISLAND The VK9WI team is on the air since May 13 running three stations until May 30. QSL via VK4APG, CBA, with 2 US$ (or bureau?).


FR/G - GLORIOSO ISLAND Henri, FR5ZQ/G, is momentarily on the air working in SSB and CW from AF-011. No more info available. QSL via the CBA of FR5ZQ.


6Y - JAMAICA K2KW (QSL via WA4WTG) and K6XX (via K6XX) announced to be QRV from NA-097 working in CW/SSB/PSK31 on 6-80m from May 23-30. They want to participate also in the WPX CW Contest signing 6Y8A. QSL for 6Y8A via WA4WTG.

C6 - BAHAMAS Gerd, DL7VOG will be QRV once again from the Bahamas from May 23-29. He will operate as C6AKA from the Berry Islands (NA-054) working in CW and RTTY on 80-6m. QSL via DL7VOG.

TI - COSTA RICA The TI IOTA Group is working as TE6U from Uvita (NA-155) running several stations in CW/SSB/RTTY on 80-6m from May 17-21. QSL via TI5KD. --- Dick, W5AA/TI8, will be active on 10-80m between May 20 and Jun 4. QSL via W5AA.


9M2 - MALAYSIA Johnny, 9M2/G3LIV, will hit the airwaves from Pangkor (AS-072) working in CW/SSB from May 20-30. --- Tex, 9M2TO, will be QRV in CW on 6-40m from Perhentian (AS-073) from May 18-21. QSL direct to 9M2TO or via JARL bureau to JA0DMV.

A5 - BHUTAN Jim, VK9NS/A52JS, stays in Bhutan until May 26 (DXNL 1196). If you like to have a QSL via bureau you should wait until Jim announces a valid QSL route via the bureau. Bhutan still has no QSL bureau and all QSLs for Jim have to be sent directly ONLY. There are still more A5 DXpeditions scheduled for this year!

A6 - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES When returning from A52A Don Greenbaum, N1DG, wanted to become QRV as A61AD from Abu Dhabi from May 14-16.

XV - VIETNAM Mal, VK6LC, is returning to Vietnam during these days and will be QRV as 3W2LC from Vung Tau until Nov 2000. VK9RS videos or QSLs will be processed again not earlier than November 2000.


F - FRANCE F5XX/p will be QRV from Fort Brescou (EU-148) during WPX CW Contest. Operation will take place on 10-80m (including WARC) with two SSB and two CW stations. QSL via bureau to F5XX or direct to his CBA.

JW - SVALBARD JW5LJA (LA5LJA), JW7FJA (LA7FJA) and JW8LGA (LA8LGA) will hit the airwaves from EU-026 working in CW/SSB on all HF bands plus 6m from May 19-25. QSLs via LA bureau or direct to their CBA's.

OJ0 - MARKET REEF Seppo, OJ0VR (OH1VR), Nikko, OJ0RJ (OH0RJ), and Pasi, OJ0/OH1MM, are QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY on 6-160m until May 18. QSLs via homecalls.

SV/A - MT. ATHOS Monk Apollo has been visited by some good CW operators on May 12/13, including HA0NAR who worked the CW pile up on 10-30m quickly. QSL via the CBA of SV2ASP/A.


CQ WW WPX Contest CW: May 27, 0000 UTC - May 28, 2400 UTC. Bands: 10-160m. Work: Everybody. Multipliers: different prefixes. Exchange: RST+QSO number.


DATE              CALL           DXNL

Oct 7 -Oct 23     3B6RF          1195
May   -Nov/2000   3W2LC          1198 *
May 26            4L26MAY        1197
Feb 28-End of May 4S7BRG         1186
NOW               4W6  (several) 1190-1192, 1196
May 23-May 30     6Y (K2KW,K6XX) 1198 *
Feb 1 -Feb 1      8J1RL          1193
May 20-May 30     9M2/G3LIV      1198 *

Apr 19-July       A45ZN          1194
NOW   -End of May A52JS          1196
May 14-May 16     A61AD          1198 *
May 17            AX3ITU         1198 *
2000  -2001       BY1DX etc      1192
May 23-May 29     C6AKA          1198 *
May 12-May 18     LX1NO/CE0Y etc 1197
SOON              EM1KY          1185
May 10-Jun/2000   ET   (G3MRC)   1197

End of May        F5XX/p         1198 *
Feb 26-Aug/2000   FH/TU5AX       1185
NOW   -May        FO0CLA         1195
Nov/99-??         FR5DC          1193
NOW               FR5FD          1168
NOW               FR5ZQ/G        1198 *
May 14-May 18     FS   (ZS1FJ)   1197
Nov/99-Oct/2000   FT5WI          1191
May 11-May 23     FW/G3TXF,G3SXW 1197
Jan 7 - ???       FW5ZL          1191

May 12-May 19     GU0VJG         1197
May 5 -May 30     J43O           1196
NOW   -2000       J87AB          1193
NOW   -Jun/2000   JD1BKR         1169
May 12-May 14     JU1O           1197
May 19-May 25     JW5LJA etc     1198 *
NOW   -Aug/2000   JW9FJA         1181
Apr 7 -Oct        JX7DFA         1192
NOW   -Aug/2000   JY9NE          1190
May 19-May 22     N3WW/KH0       1198 *
May 8 - ???       KH5, KH5K      1197
May 8 -May 20     KH6/OE1AZS     1197

NOW               OD5/F5SQM      1168
May 15-May 18     OJ0VR, 0RJ etc 1198 *
NOW               P29DX          1182
Apr 15-July/2000  S511E - S588S  1194
May 10-May 31     SV/DL6UCW      1197
May   -Oct/2000   SV5/IK2WZD     1196
May 17-May 21     TE6U           1198 *
Apr 30-May 17     DL3NM/TI6      1196
May 20-Jun 4      W5AA/TI8       1198 *
NOW   -Jul/2000   TT8JLB         1193

NOW   -Dec/2000   VK0MM          1176, 1178-1184, 1191, 1197-1198
May 6 -May 16     VK9WI          1196, 1198 *
      -Sep/2000   XE1/NP2AQ      1142
NOW   -Late 2001  YI9OM          1186
Apr 13-End of May GM0RLZ/ZC4     1196
Oct 29-May/2000   ZF2NT          1171
Jun/99-2000       ZS8D           1191

"NEW": 1198 *

Bandspots for the last 7 days

   RA9SG         1831  2106Z

   A52A          3504  2238Z via W0GJ, bureau

   9J2BO         7003  1939Z via W6ORD, direct
   PY0F/PY2ZDX   7003  0044Z via F6AJA, bureau
   DL3NM/TI6     7004  0351Z via bureau
   VQ9NL         7016  2210Z via W4NML

   5H3US        10107  2040Z via WA8JOC, bureau
   A52JS        10106  2214Z via VK9NS, direct
   FW/G3TXF     10105  0604Z via bureau
   OY2H         10105  1847Z via I0WDX, direct
   YK1AO        10106  0240Z via CBA

   4W6GH        14080  1950Z via CT1EGH, direct
   CE0Y/LX1NO   14265  0409Z via LX1NO, bureau
   N4BQW/KH5    14243  0939Z via K4TSJ
   ZK1JD        14243  0650Z Jim, Box 491, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific

   3D2QB        18082  1355Z via SM3CER, bureau
   5N2BHF       18155  0459Z via OE6LAG, bureau
   9V1JA        18125  1541Z via bureau
   A52A         18145  1805Z via W0GJ, bureau
   FO0CLA       18070  0920Z via F6CTL
   FW/G3TXF     18073  1612Z via G3TXF, bureau
   R1ANZ        18124  0346Z via RU1ZC, bureau
   VU3VLH       18069  1322Z via OK1MM, bureau
   XE1UN        18157  0532Z via EA5XX, bureau

   4W6MM        21001  1342Z see DXNL 1194
   A52JS        21295  0845Z via VK9NS, direct
   E4/G3WQU     21025  2053Z via bureau
   KH6/OE1AZS   21295  1922Z via OE bureau
   ZF2NT        21024  1750Z via G3SWH, bureau

   3B9FR        24899  1316Z via CBA
   4W6GH        24950  1214Z via CT1EGH, direct
   9M2TO        24952  1721Z via JA0DMV, bureau
   9N7VJ        24945  1228Z via JA9VJ
   A52JS        24945  1019Z via VK9NS, direct
   FH/TU5AX     24960  1549Z via F5OGL, bureau
   HF0POL       24892  1748Z via SP3WVL, also bureau
   P29VR        24940  1200Z via W7LFA, bureau
   PY0F/PY2ZDX  24900  1228Z via F6AJA, bureau
   T88YK        24950  0916Z via JN1WTK, bureau
   DL3NM/TI6    24907  1357Z via bureau
   VK9WI        24945  0815Z see DXNL 1198
   WH0V         24915  0754Z via CBA
   ZD9BV        24918  1724Z via W4FRU, auch bureau

   3W7TK        28455  0822Z via OK1HWB, bureau
   A52A         28495  1314Z via W0GJ, bureau
   BY1SK/DL5MCC 28450  0624Z via DL5MCC
   CE0ZIS       28493  1405Z Elia, Box 1, Isla de Juan Fernandez, Chile
   D2BF         28550  0643Z via EA8EE, bureau
   EM1KY        28495  1521Z via UT7UA, bureau
   FK8HC        28498  0635Z via CBA
   FR5ZQ/G      28471  1528Z via FR5ZQ, direct
   FW/G3SXW     28028  1106Z via bureau
   PY0F/PY2ZDX  28460  1322Z via F6AJA, bureau
   PZ1FK        28490  1357Z via CBA
   V73GT        28045  0822Z via WF5T, bureau
   VQ9NL        28038  0910Z via W4NML


QSL Routes

If you are looking for more information about some stations try the website http://www.qrz.com and look for the desired call: e.g. RZ9MYL. Additionally you can also add some information about you and your station.

QSLs arrived via bureau: JW/F5BU, KH0/JF2QNM (3/99), NH0M (via JA7YCE), NP3/KB2WBQ, OJ0/SM0NJO, ON7SUN (ON4LCV)

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