DX News Letter 1199
May 22, 2000

DX-NL 1199 - May 22, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


4W - EAST TIMOR Kan, 4W/JA1BK, is on the air only for a few days. QSL via JA1BK.

KH5K - KINGMAN REEF Chuck, KH5K/N4BQW, first appeared on 17m SSB on May 17. CW or 15m QSOs were made by a PIRATE! It looks also like his radio does not work properly in split mode. David, WB4JTT, arrived on the island to build up a camp for the scientists and to prepare the DXpedition. Chuck is now on Palmyra again until May 26. QSL via K4TSJ.

T8 - PALAU Steven Herman, K7USJ/7J1AIL, will be active as T88SH especially on 10m FM and CW during his morning and evening hours from May 25-30. QSL via K7USJ oder 7J1AIL.

VK9 - WILLIS ISLAND The VK9WI activity shall be finished on May 22, 0100 UTC. Peter, VK4APG, had to be flown to the hospital after he broke his leg while disembarking from the boat. Bearing this in mind they focussed on providing a new country to as many as possible. More details, logs and pictures can be found at http://www.qsl.net/vk9wi/. Donations are welcome! QSLs via VK4APG, bureau or CBA (with 2 US$ or 2IRCs).


FR/G - GLORIOSO ISLAND Henri's, FR5ZQ/G, stay on AF-011 lasts until Jun 15. QSL via FR5ZQ, CBA.


CE0 - EASTER ISLAND Mike, KM9D (XR0ZY), is waiting for good weather to land on Easter Island since May 17. He intends to make some QSOs and e-mail the XR0ZY logs to his manager OM2SA. His next stops will be Pitcairn, FO0 and Gambier Island (OC-063).

FG - GUADELOUPE ISLAND While spending his holiday on NA-114 Thierry, FG/F5SNY, will be QRV on 10/15/20m between May 30 and Jun 12.

FY - FRENCH GUYANA A French team will be on the air from Salut (SA-020) working in CW/ SSB/SSTV on 80-6m between May 27 and Jun 4. QSL via F8BXI. Check his homepage http://f8bxi.free.fr

HC8 - GALAPAGOS Trey, N5KO, and Steve, K6AW, are QRV as HC8N during WPX CW Contest and by this time the QSL manager Derek, AA5BT, should have processed the incoming QSLs until Jan 2000.

TI - COSTA RICA Phil, N0KE, of the TE6U team participates in the WPX CW Contest as TI5N. QSL via TI5KD.

V2 - ANTIGUA Brian, N3OC/V26OC, and Bob, N5NJ/V26O, will be QRV from NA-100 from May 24-31. They'll sign V26OC during the WPX CW Contest but outside of it they are mostly on 6/12/17/30/160m. QSL for V26OC via N3OC, QSL for V26O via N5NJ.


AP - PAKISTAN -> YA -> UK -> EY -> 9N - NEPAL Peter, ON6TT/5X1T, who is on a business trip through Asia was QRV as AP2ARS last weekend. QSL via ON5NT. Now he is in Katmandu/Nepal for one week and tries to operate from a clubstation.

E4 - PALESTINE Radek, E4/OK1FHI, and Zdenek, E4/OK2BZM, were announced to be QRV from the QTH of David, E41/OK1DTP, on the West Bank from May 22-30. They will participate in the WPX CW Contest as E41/OK1DTP.

JT - MONGOLIA Nicola, I0SNY, and some other Italians shall be QRV as JT1Y for several weeks starting on May 22. During WPX CW Contest they will sign JU1Y. QSL possibly again via I0SNY.


ER - MOLDAVIA Slawa, ER1LW, will sign ER6A in the WPX CW Contest. QSL via ER1LW.

OH0 - ALAND ISLANDS Preparing the WPX CW Contest Ari, OH1EH, intended to activate OH0Z in CW/SSB on 160/80/40m from May 19-22. QSL via OH1EH.

SV - GREECE Drew, SV8/GM3YOR, spends his holidays on Zakinthos (EU-052) and is QRV mostly in CW and especially on 12/17/30m from May 21 till Jun 4. QSL via GM3YOR.


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
NOW               4W/JA1BK       1199 *
May 23-May 30     6Y (K2KW,K6XX) 1198
Feb 1 -Feb 1      8J1RL          1193
May 20-May 30     9M2/G3LIV      1198
May 18-May 21     9M2TO          1198
NOW               9N  (ON6TT)    1199 *

Apr 19-July       A45ZN          1194
NOW   -End of May A52JS          1196
May 23-May 29     C6AKA          1198
NOW               CE0 (KM9D)     1199 *
May 22-May 30     E4/OK1FHI etc  1199 *
May 10-Jun/2000   ET   (G3MRC)   1197

End of May        F5XX/p         1198
May 30-Jun 12     FG/F5SNY       1199 *
Feb 26-Aug/2000   FH/TU5AX       1185
NOW   -May        FO0CLA         1195
Nov/99-??         FR5DC          1193
NOW               FR5FD          1168
NOW               FR5ZQ/G        1198, 1199 *
Nov/99-Oct/2000   FT5WI          1191
May 11-May 23     FW/G3TXF,G3SXW 1197
Jan 7 - ???       FW5ZL          1191
May 27-Jun 4      FY   (F's)     1199 *
May 27-May 28     HC8N           1199 *

May 5 -May 30     J43O           1196
NOW   -2000       J87AB          1193
NOW   -Jun/2000   JD1BKR         1169
May 22-Jun/2000   JT1Y, JU1Y     1199 *
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 -Oct/2000   KH5, KH5K      1197-1199 *

Apr 15-July/2000  S511E - S588S  1194
May 10-May 31     SV/DL6UCW      1197
May   -Oct/2000   SV5/IK2WZD     1196
May 21-Jun 4      SV8/GM3YOR     1199 *
May 25-May 30     T88SH          1199 *
May 27-May 28     TI5N           1199 *
May 20-Jun 4      W5AA/TI8       1198
NOW   -Jul/2000   TT8JLB         1193

May 24-May 31     V26OC, V26O    1199 *
NOW   -Dec/2000   VK0MM          1176-1191, 1197-1198
May 6 -May 16     VK9WI          1196, 1198, 1199 *
      -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": 1199 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days


   VK9WI       3518  1922Z see DXNL 1199

   A52JS       7006  1859Z via VK9NS, direct
   E21EJC      7005  1852Z via bureau
   FK8HC       7014  0509Z via VK4FW, also bureau
   FW/G3SXW    7008  0514Z via bureau
   DL3NM/TI2   7005  0416Z via bureau
   TT8JLB      7005  0425Z via F5BAR, bureau

   9J2BO      10105  0454Z via W6ORD, direct
   9M2JI      10114  2317Z via JK1AJX
   FW/G3TXF   10104  1806Z via bureau
   HF0POL     10110  2111Z via SP3WVL, also bureau
   HK0ER      10108  0205Z via Box 934, Isla de San Andres, Colombia
   JT1BH      10103  2128Z via CBA
   TE6U       10108  0036Z via TI5KD

   CE0Y/LX1NO 14260  0543Z via LX1NO, bureau
   J69AZ      14241  0604Z direct ONLY
   KH6/OE1AZS 14190  0551Z via OE bureau
   ZK1JD      14243  0644Z Jim, Box 491, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific

   4W6GH      18160  1412Z via CT1EGH, direct
   A52JS      18073  2026Z via VK9NS, direct
   FO0CLA     18070  0634Z via F6CTL
   JW5LJA     18145  2224Z via LA5LJA, bureau
   KH5K/N4BQW 18145  0830Z via K4TSJ
   VU3VLH     18081  1933Z via OK1MM, bureau

   4W6MM      21190  1328Z see DXNL 1194
   CE0ZIS     21260  1938Z Elia, Box 1, Isla de Juan Fernandez, Chile
   FR5ZQ/G    21010  0605Z via FR5ZQ, direct
   DL4VCG/HC8 21260  2345Z via bureau
   AH6PN/HR6  21268  2016Z via W7TSQ, bureau
   KH0CE      21230  2058Z via CBA
   P29VR      21255  1201Z via W7LFA, bureau
   WH0V       21025  1142Z via CBA

   JA1BK/4W   24897  0740Z via JA1BK, bureau
   9M2TO      24940  1734Z via JA0DMV, bureau
   A52JS      24950  0949Z via VK9NS, direct
   FW/G3TXF   24893  1430Z via bureau
   JW5LJA     24900  0824Z via LA5LJA, bureau
   WH6ASW/KH2 24896  1816Z via bureau
   KL7J       24900  1111Z via CBA
   R1ANZ      24945  0910Z via RU1ZC, bureau
   VK9WI      24935  1533Z see DXNL 1199

   3B8FQ      28008  0803Z via CBA
   D2BB       28007  1528Z via W3HNK, also bureau
   EM1KY      28495  1639Z via UT7UA, bureau
   FH/TU5AX   28490  1508Z via F5OGL, bureau
   FR5ZQ/G    28495  1100Z via FR5ZQ (CBA)
   FW/G3SXW   28023  0928Z via bureau
   H40MY      28460  1152Z via JA0IXW
   J28/F5LDY  28008  1218Z via F5LDY
   J87AB      28497  1537Z see DXNL 1151
   N3WW/KH0   28458  1319Z via JF2WXS, bureau
   R1AND      28010  1523Z via DL5EBE, bureau
   TE6U       28495  2127Z via TI5KD
   VU3MCV     28472  0931Z via ON7LX, bureau
   XX9TKW     28015  0755Z via OH2KW
   ZF2MU      28475  1612Z via K4BI


QSL Routes

QSLs arrived bureau: 3A/HB9APJ, 3D2IO/R (DL7VOR),5B4KH (1996),8Q7DV (UA9CI), 9M6CT, 9N7UD (K4VUD), A61AC (ON7LX), ES0QK (DL6QK), EY8MM (K1BV), HL5FUA, JH6TYD

QSLs arrived direct: 6D2X (K5TSQ), KH6XT, L44D/D, TO0DX (LA9VDA - 4 months), TR8IG, VK8AN/6 (OC-154 - 3 weeks!)

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