DX News Letter 1208
July 31, 2000

DX-NL 1208 - July 31, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


DU - PHILIPPINES Roland, DU1/DK3GI, was heard on the lowbands with a good signal. He is QRV on 7005 kHz from 2000-2030 UTC and then from 3501-3504 kHz until 2130 UTC. QSL via DL2MY.

FO - FRENCH POLYNESIA Dom, F6DRO, announced to operate from Tahiti running 100 watts into a 5 ele beam especially on 6m from Aug 5-31.

KH4 - MIDWAY W8MV/KH4 shall be QRV mostly in CW on the WARC bands between Jul 30 and Aug 5. QSL via W8MV, also via bureau.


3B8 - MAURITIUS After waiting for four years Piero, F6AUT, finally received the call 3B8GO. QSL via Piero Provust, BP 78, Curepipe, Mauritius.

5R8 - MADAGASCAR Conny, DL1DA, is QRV from AF-013 signing 5R8GS in CW/SSB/PSK on 10-160m until Aug 7. QSL via DL1DA. --- Abo, 5R8GR, is also on the air from Nosy Be until Aug 6. QSL via his homecall DK6ST. DJ4IJ is also in the country but not on air.

6W - SENEGAL; D4 - CAPE VERDE Andy, DL7ZZ, DL4JS and DK8YY are active on 6-160m until Aug 6. They will then go to Cape Verde but they are not sure whether they get a license or not. QSL via DH7WW.

FR/T - TROMELIN ISLAND The Lyon DX Group with Gil, F5NOD, Eric, F5PXT, Larry, F5PYI, and Erwann, F6JJX, hit the airwaves with good signals on 15/20/40m signing FR/F6KDF/T from AF-031 since Jul 31, 1800 UTC. They are QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY running three stations on 6/10/15/20/40/80/160m from Aug 1-6. From Aug 7-15 they will be QRV on 6/12/17/30/40/80/160m on 1823.5, 3504, 7004, 10104, 14020, 18074, 21020, 24894, 28020 kHz CW; 3790, 7065, 14195, 18145, 21295, 24945, 28495, 50110 kHz SSB; 14080, 21080, 28080 kHz in RTTY (ALWAYS operating split). During the activity there will be NO online logs. QSL via CBA or bureau to F6KDF. They announced http://perso.easynet.fr/~f6jjx/menu.htm as their new DXpedition website.

VQ9 - CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO Starting in August Dale, W4QM, will be on the air again as VQ9QM working CW only on all bands for four or five months. QSL via bureau to W4QM.


FM - MARTINIQUE Gerard's, FM/F2JD (ex-PY2ZDX, HP1XBI etc), 4-month-stay will begin one month later than planned in Sep 2000. QSL via bureau to F6AJA.

FY - FRENCH GUYANA Laurent, F5AEG, may be QRV in SSB on 10/15/20m from Aug 8-22. On Aug 19/20 he will be accompanied by FY5FU to operate as FY/F5AEG from Phare de l'Ile Royal (SA-024). QSL via F5AEG.

KL7 - ALASKA Rick, KL7AK, Blaine, KL7TG, Larry, KF6XC, and Tom, W0GLG, will be active from the Kudiakof Islands signing KL7AK on 10/15/20m using beams and amplifiers from Aug 4-9. QSL via Fred, N6AWD.

ZF - CAYMAN ISLANDS Jim, KD3YK, shall be QRV as ZF2JM running QRP in CW/SSB on 40/20m from Aug 1-11. QSL via KD3YK.


4X - ISRAEL Mirko, 4X/DL8ABO/p, is on a business trip to Tel Aviv and Haifa and will be QRV in SSB with 100 watts and a wire from Aug 4-19. QSL via bureau to DL8ABO or to his CBA.

4X - ISRAEL; E4 - PALESTINE Hide, JM1LJS/T88LJ, is on a sightseeing trip and intends to be QRV on 40/30/15/10/6m signing 4X/JM1LJS and E4/JM1LJS from Aug 6-13 if he has some spare time left. QSLs via JL2XUN.

HL - SOUTH KOREA Members of the Hanyang University Wave Research Club HL0C will be active as HL0C/4 from Soan Island (AS-085) working in CW/SSB on 15/ 20/40m from Aug 3-9. Direct QSLs shoud be sent to CPO 4397, 100-643, Seoul, South Korea but HL0C confirms also via bureau. Check also their DXpedition homepage at http://hl0c.hihome.com


CU - AZORES Gabriel, CU3AN, CU4AH and CU3DJ intend to operate as CU4ARG from Graciosa Island (EU-175) working in SSB on 10-80m on Aug 5/6. QSL via CU3AN.

HB0 - PRINCIPALITY OF LIECHTENSTEIN The PI4TUE team is QRV again as HB0/ operating on 2-160m and 23cm between Jul 31 and Aug 16. QSL via bureau to PI4TUE.


EUROPEAN HF CHAMPIONSHIP CW/SSB: Aug 5, 1000-2200 UTC. Bands: 10-160m. Exchange: RS(T)+year of OP's first amateur radio license. Work: Europe ONLY! No CW QSOs are allowed within the SSB portion of the bands.

YO-DX-CONTEST: Aug 6, 0000-2000 UTC. Bands: 10-80m. Work: everybody, especially YO! Exchange: RS(T)+ITU zone, (YO's=province). WAEDC CW CONTEST will take place on August 12/13 !

TEN-TEN-PARTY SSB: Aug 5, 0001Z till Aug 6, 2400Z. Work: 10-10 members.


DATE              CALL            DXNL

Oct 8 -Oct 24     3B6RF           1195
NOW               3B8GO           1208 *
Jul 5 - ??        3W2B etc        1205
NOW               3W2US, 3W2LWS   1206
May   -Nov/2000   3W2LC           1198
NOW   -2001       4O8/9X0A        1201
Jul 27-Aug 27     4U1UN (DL4TT)   1207
Jul 24-Aug 1      4X85FUK         1206
Aug 4 -Aug 19     4X/DL8ABO/p     1208 *
Aug 6 -Aug 13     4X/JM1LJS       1208 *
Jul 1 -Nov 30     5B40            1205
Jul 27-Aug 7      5R8GS           1207, 1208 *
      -Aug 6      5R8GR           1208 *
NOW   -Aug 6      6W/DK8YY        1208 *
NOW   -Aug 3      9J2RA           1206

Sep/2000          A9 (K4SXT)      1206
NOW   -Nov 2      AX8AM           1207
Jul 20-Aug 20     CT3/DJ3FW       1206
Aug 5 -Aug 5      CU4ARG          1208 *
Aug 7 -Aug 14 ??  D4 (DK8YY etc)? 1208 *
NOW               DU1/DK3GI       1208 *
NOW   -2002       DU1/K7JOE       1207
Mar/99-2001       E4/G3WQU        1140
Aug 6 -Aug 13     E4/JM1LJS       1208 *
Aug   -Nov/2000   FM/F2JD         1207
Aug 5 -Aug 31     FO (F6DRO)      1208 *
NOW   -Sep/2000   FO0MCC          1206
Jul 10-Aug 18     FO0PT           1204
Aug 1 -Aug 16     FR/F6KDF/T      1203, 1206, 1208 *
NOW   -End Aug    FS/NP2KO        1207
Jan 7 -           FW5ZL           1191
Aug 8 -Aug 22     FY/F5AEG        1208 *

Jul 21-Aug 4      GM0PNS etc      1207
Jul 31-Aug 16     HB0/PI4TUE      1208 *
Jun 20-Jun/2001   HC4WW           1203
25Jul -Aug 2      HH2/F8CUP       1207
Aug 3 -Aug 9      HL0C/4          1208 *
Aug 1 -Aug 6      J6/OH1HX        1207
NOW   -2002 ?     NH6D/KH4        1200
Jul 30-Aug 5      W8MV/KH4        1208 *
May 8 -Oct/2000   KH5, KH5K       1197-1203, 1207
Jul 27-Aug 3      KH6/N2OO etc    1207
Aug 4 -Aug 9      KL7AK           1208 *

NOW   -Sep/2000   OD5/F5SQM       1168, 1203
Jul 29-Aug 14     OH0/DL3SEM      1207
NOW   -Aug/2000   ST0P            1203
Jul 29-Aug 13     SV8/F2VX        1207
Jul 28-Aug 6      TF/G3SQX        1207

NOW   -Sep/2000   V29TBK          1204
NOW   -Dec/2000   VK0MM           1176-1191, 1197, 1198
Aug   -Dec/2000   VQ9QM           1208 *
mid July-         VR2OS           1206
POSTPONED->Aug    YW5LF           1206
Aug 1 -Aug 11     ZF2JM           1208 *
Jul   -Aug        ZK1AND          1206
Jul 21-Aug 13     ZS/ON4BAM       1206

"NEW": 1208 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   6W/DK8YY    1824  0336Z via DH7WW

   DU1/DK3GI   3502  2055Z via DL2MY, direct
   UT0H        3585  2240Z RTTY Contest

   HP1XVH      7050  0041Z via N0JT, bureau
   KP2/AA1BU   7082  0246Z via WA1LNP, bureau
   TI3TLS      7014  0353Z via bureau

   5R8GS      10103  1723Z via DL1DA, bureau
   C6AJR      10103  0242Z via W8GEX, bureau
   FO0CLA     10117  0402Z via F6CTL
   FO0PT      10102  0423Z via DJ0FX, bureau
   FS/N3OC    10108  0341Z via bureau
   HK0VGJ     10116  0420Z direct

   FO5QG      14124  0523Z via EA2ABQ
   FY5FU      14084  2337Z via F5PAC, bureau
   J28NH      14082  0416Z via F5IPW
   KL7/NO7F   14269  2145Z via K8NA
   P40RL      14255  2156Z via AF7H
   VK0MM      14003  0505Z see DXNL 1180, QRX !
   XE1L       14260  0554Z via WA3HUP, bureau

   5N2BHF     18143  0656Z via OE6LAG, bureau
   FO5PI      18155  0701Z via F5OTZ
   J28EW      18078  0402Z via F5KEE
   W8MV/KH4   18070  1728Z via bureau
   R0L        18080  1505Z via IK2DUW, direct
   V29TBK     18070  2216Z via G3TBK, bureau
   VP5/K5YG   18070  1921Z via K5YG, bureau
   XE1VIC     18138  0434Z via KA9WON, bureau
   YK1AO      18115  0511Z via CBA
   ZK1AND     18135  0529Z via AB7FS

   3W2LS      21031  1831Z via WA1LWS
   7Q7HB      21343  1623Z via G0IAS, direct
   9Y4/DL2RVS 21238  2210Z via DL2YY
   BI4S       21260  1418Z via BA4TB
   FR/F5PYI   21275  1531Z via bureau
   FW5ZL      21275  0933Z see DXNL 1191
   J28EX      21088  1508Z via F5THR, bureau
   W1VX/KH0   21027  1336Z via JF1OCQ, bureau
   KH0A       21029  0925Z via JF1MIA
   KH6ND/KH5  21005  1152Z via K4TSJ
   V29TBK     21024  2132Z via G3TBK, bureau
   XU7AAP     21083  2317Z via N2OO, bureau
   XX9TA      21012  1534Z via JA3KM

   5N3CPR     24901  1531Z via SP5CPR, bureau
   5R8GS      24895  1222Z via DL1DA, bureau
   C6AJR      24965  2227Z via W8GEX, bureau
   E4/G3WQU   24910  1610Z via bureau
   V51AS      24908  1504Z via CBA

   3B8GL      28500  1601Z via 3B8GF, direct
   5R8GR      28455  1418Z via DK6ST
   6W/DK8YY   28492  1121Z via DH7WW, bureau
   HH2/F8CUP  28470  1648Z via F8CUP
   NP4A       28482  1129Z via W3HNK, also bureau
   P43E       28520  1500Z via bureau
   R1ANF      28012  1448Z via RK1PWA
   VP9/W9AEB  28477  1759Z via W9AEB
   VQ9IO      28029  1426Z via KD7MG, bureau


QSL Routes

A final summary of the VK9WI Willis DXpedition can be found at: http://www.qsl.net/vk9wi/full_story.htm


QSLs arrived direct: 3B8MM (DL6UAA), 3W50K (OKDXF), 5Z4WI + ZF2NT (G3SWH), 7O1YDF (DJ3XD), BQ9P (Apr 2000, via KU9C)

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