DX News Letter 1209
August 7, 2000

DX-NL 1209 - August 7, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


FO - FRENCH POLYNESIA Hiro, JK1FNN, and YL Mie, 7L1MKM, will be active from King George Island/Manihi (OC-131) signing FO0YAM and FO0YAA from Aug 13-18. Activities will take place in SSB/CW on 30-10m. QSL via burau to JK1FNN.

KH0 - MARIANA ISLANDS Yoshi, JE2EHP, is QRV on 40-6m signing K1HP/KH0 from Saipan (OC-086) from Aug 8-12. QSL via JE2EHP.

VK9 - CHRISTMAS ISLAND Stefan, DH1SGS, and Tobias, DH1TW (http://www.qsl.net/dh1tw/), will be QRV as VK9XY after the WAE Contest from Aug 13-26. Operation will take place in CW/SSB/RTTY on 10-40m using two radios plus 400 W amp, beams and verticals. QSL via bureau to DH1SGS. Online logcheck will be available on their website: http://www.qsl.net/vk9xy/.


5A - LIBYA George, UY0MF/5A, is QRV (only 17/15m) from Tripoli for a short period of time. QSL via UX5MZ.

D2 - ANGOLA Hossam, SU1HM/D2, is now on the air from Luanda working in SSB on 14160 kHz (+/- QRM) during the evening hours from 2300 UTC. QSL via SU1HM.

FR/T - TROMELIN ISLAND FR/F6KDF/T reported his first 6m QSOs with Europe and only a few 160m contacts on Aug 6. He started operating RTTY on Aug 7. Until now they logged some 26.000 QSOs including ten percent dupes! Please do NOT call them more than once on the same band! QSL via F6KDF, CBA or via bureau. Their website http://perso.easynet.fr/~f6jjx/menu.htm shows actual news from the island but NO online log during the trip!


J3 - GRENADA J3/G3TBK is QRV mostly in CW on the WARC bands until mid October.

PY - BRASIL A group of Brazilian YLs is on the air in SSB/CW/RTTY as PR5YL from Mel Island (SA-047) from Aug 10-14. QSL via Jay Lira, PP5LL (pp5ll@labre.net).

V2 - ANTIGUA Ron, V2/G4DIY, is QRV mostly in CW from Aug 14-28. QSL via bureau or the CBA of G4DIY.

VP2V - BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS Gil, IZ1DLV, is active from Virgin Gorda and Tortola (NA-023) in SSB on 10/15/20m from Aug 5-11 and Aug 12-20. QSL via buro or Box 7039, I-16148 Genova GE, Italy.

VP5 - TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS Carlo, VP5/I4ALU, will be on the air in CW only on all bands from the shack of Jody, VP5JM, on Providenciales (NA-002) from Aug 14-28. I4ALU confirms via bureau.


5B - CYPRUS Dez, G0DEZ, will stay in the country until 2003 and hopes to get his 5B4 and ZC4 licenses as soon as possible. QSL via G0DEZ, Dez Watson, 12 Chadswell Heights, Lichfield, Staffs WS13 6BH, England (NOT CBA).

8Q7 - MALDIVES Sergio, I5NSR, shall be QRV as 8Q7SR from Aug 13-23. QSL via I5NSR.

BY - CHINA BA4DC, BA4EE, BA0AA, BG0AZ, BD0AB and other OPs will activate the Silk Road special event station BT0S from Urumqi and Kashi, two cities in the Xin-Jiang Uygur province in northwest China. They will work in CW/SSB/SSTV on 40/20/17/15/10m from Aug 13-25. QSL via BA4DC Chian Ralph, 573 Fu-Xing-Zhong-Lu, Shanghai, 200025 China.

HL - SOUTH KOREA Kang, DS2AGH, is QRV on 15m SSB signing DS2AGH/4 from Wi (AS-148) from Aug 10-13. QSL via DS2AGH.

JD1 - OGASAWARA ISLAND JD1BKQ (10-30m incl WARC/RTTY/SSB), JA1OZK/JD1 (lowband CW/SSB and 6m CW/SSB/SSTV) and JA1XHE/JD1 (10-30m CW) will be QRV from AS-031 from Aug 13-16. QSLs via homecalls (JD1BKQ=JR3PZW), direct or buro.

VU - INDIA Miku, VU2WAP (http://www.qsl.net/vu2wap/), states that 6m operation is allowed on 50350 and 50550 kHz and 30m (10100-10150 kHz) until Dec 31. Miku usually works around 10,135 MHz.


GD - ISLE OF MAN Richard, G3CWI, is QRV from EU-116 working in CW on 20m as GD3CWI/p from Aug 11-14. QSL via G3CWI.

GJ - JERSEY ISLAND The ISWL clubstation GX4BJC/p from EU-013 will be operated by Chris, G0WFH, from Aug 12-22. Operation will be made in SSB running 10 watts on 28450, 24930, 21280, 18130, 14280 kHz during the daylight hours and on 28460, 21280, 18130, 14180, 7090, 3780 kHz during the night. QSL via bureau or to Barrie Authers, G-20853, 91 Hay Green Lane, Bournville, Birmingham, B30 1RF, Great Britain. Check also his home-page on http://www.qsl.net/g0wfh/g0wfh/.

JW - SVALBARD Jarda, JW/OK2PBM, is on the air from Longyearbyen (EU-026) working in CW/SSB/RTTY and perhaps PSK31 from Aug 9-16. QSL via OK2PBM.

OH0 - ALAND ISLANDS SM5AJV, SM0EEH, SM0GNS, SM5HJZ, SM0HPL, SM0IEA and SM0IHR are QRV from EU-002 in CW/SSB/little PSK31 on 6-160m from Aug 10-13. QSLs via bureau or CBA to their homecalls. Homepage and logcheck is online at http://www.mistra.se/oh0/.

OY - FAROE ISLANDS DL4WG, DL5LYM, DL8WAA and DL8WAM are QRV mostly in CW with little SSB/RTTY from Aug 7-17.

SV - GREECE During his holidays Laci, SV8/HA0HW/p, is active from Korfu (EU-052) operating in CW/SSB/RTTY on all bands especially during the morning and evening hours between Aug 5-19. --- Tony, IK8VRH, announced to hit the airwaves from Spetses (EU-075), Kythira (EU-113) and Proti (EU-158) signing SV/IK8VRH or J48RH in CW/SSB on 10/12/15/17/20m from Aug 14-30.

SV5 - DODECANES Bert, SV5/PA1KW, is active during his holidays from Aug 15-29. QSL via bureau to PA1KW.

SV9 - CRETE Henk, SV9/PA3GCV, is also QRV in his holidays until Aug 15. QSL via bureau.

TK - CORSICA Eddy, ON6ZV/ON4IPA, is on the air from EU-014 signing TK/ON6ZV or TK/ON4IPA from Aug 8-21. QSL via ON6ZV.


WAEDC CW Contest: Aug 12, 0000 UTC till Aug 13, 2359 UTC. Bands: 10-80m. Exchange: RST + serial number. Work: Europe <--> DX. QTCs from DX to Europe.


DATE              CALL            DXNL

Oct 8 -Oct 24     3B6RF           1195
NOW               3B8GO           1208
NOW               3W2US, 3W2LWS   1206
May   -Nov/2000   3W2LC           1198
NOW   -2001       4O8/9X0A        1201
Jul 27-Aug 27     4U1UN (DL4TT)   1207
Aug 4 -Aug 19     4X/DL8ABO/p     1208
NOW               UY0MF/5A        1209 *
NOW               5B4/G0DEZ       1209 *
Jul 1 -Nov 30     5B40            1205
NOW   -Aug        7Q7HB           1207
Aug 13-Aug 23     8Q7SR           1209 *

Sep/2000          A9 (K4SXT)      1206
NOW   -Nov 2      AX8AM           1207
Aug 13-Aug 25     BT0S            1209 *
Jul 20-Aug 20     CT3/DJ3FW       1206
NOW               SU1HM/D2        1209 *
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 13-Aug 18     FO0YAM, FO0YAA  1209 *
Aug 1 -Aug 16     FR/F6KDF/T      1203, 1206-1209 *
NOW   -End Aug    FS/NP2KO        1207
Aug 8 -Aug 22     FY/F5AEG        1208

Aug 11-Aug 14     GD3CWI/p        1209 *
Aug 12-Aug 22     GX4BJC/p        1209 *
Jul 31-Aug 16     HB0/PI4TUE      1208
Jun 20-Jun/2001   HC4WW           1203
NOW   -mid Oct    J3/G3TBK        1209 *
Aug 13-Aug 16     JD1BKQ etc      1209 *
Aug 9 -Aug 16     JW/OK2PBM       1209 *
Aug 8 -Aug 12     K1HP/KH0        1209 *
NOW   -2002 ?     NH6D/KH4        1200
May 8 -Oct/2000   KH5, KH5K       1197-1203, 1207
Aug 4 -Aug 9      KL7AK           1208

NOW   -Sep/2000   OD5/F5SQM       1168, 1203
Jul 29-Aug 14     OH0/DL3SEM      1207
Aug 10-Aug 13     OH0/SM5AJVetc   1209 *
Aug 7 -Aug 17     OY (DL4WG etc)  1209 *
Aug 10-Aug 14     PR5YL           1209 *
Aug 14-Aug 30     SV/IK8VRH etc   1209 *
Aug 15-Aug 29     SV5/PA1KW       1209 *
Jul 29-Aug 13     SV8/F2VX        1207
Aug 5 -Aug 19     SV8/HA0HW/p     1209 *
NOW   -Aug 15     SV9/PA3GCV      1209 *
Aug 8 -Aug 21     TK/ON6ZV        1209 *

Aug 14-Aug 28     V2/G4DIY        1209 *
NOW   -Sep/2000   V29TBK          1204
Aug 13-Aug 26     VK9XY           1209 *
NOW   -Dec/2000   VK0MM           1176-1191, 1197, 1198
Aug 5 -Aug 20     VP2V (IZ1DLV)   1209 *
Aug 14-Aug 28     VP5/I4ALU       1209 *
Aug   -Dec/2000   VQ9QM           1208
POSTPONED->Aug    YW5LF           1206
Aug 1 -Aug 11     ZF2JM           1208
Jul 21-Aug 13     ZS/ON4BAM       1206

"NEW": 1209 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   6W/DK8YY    1830  0330Z via DH7WW, bureau
   FR/F6KDF/T  1823  2014Z via F6KDF, bureau

   5H3RK       3507  0059Z via CBA
   6W/DK8YY    3504  0151Z via DH7WW, bureau
   DU1/DK3GI   3502  2055Z via DL2MY, bureau
   FR/F6KDF/T  3790  0022Z via F6KDF, bureau
   VP5/KD4D    3503  0131Z

   4W6GH       7042  2012Z via CT1EGH, direct
   5N3CPR      7003  1951Z via SP5CPR, bureau
   FY5FU       7046  0017Z via F5PAC, bureau
   HK0VGJ      7007  0255Z via CBA
   J28EW       7002  0257Z via F5KEE
   W8MV/KH4    7010  0621Z via bureau
   TG9AKC      7003  0101Z via Box 2700, Guatemala City, Guatemala
   TI3SMT      7075  0509Z via bureau
   YN9HAU      7090  0535Z via HR1RMG, direct

   5R8GS      10106  2108Z via DL1DA, bureau
   6W/DK8YY   10108  0017Z via DH7WW, bureau
   A92V       10106  2350Z via K3SIX, bureau
   C6AJR      10116  0512Z via W8GEX, bureau
   FO0PT      10108  0455Z via DJ0FX, bureau
   FR/F6KDF/T 10104  1815Z via F6KDF, bureau
   FR5FD      10105  0244Z via CBA
   JW/DL3NRV  10102  2041Z via bureau
   OY3QN      10122  1755Z via OZ1ACB, bureau
   PZ1AP      10107  0133Z via CBA

   A22HH      14169  2047Z Horst, via Box 13, Maun, Botswana
   HI3HN      14252  0006Z via DH2JD, bureau
   KH6ND/KH5  14004  1500Z via K4TSJ
   VK0MM      14195  0659Z see DXNL 1180, QRX !
   ZF2SC      14004  0215Z via KA9P

   3B8FG      18069  0350Z via CBA
   9V1JA      18073  1523Z via bureau
   J3/G3TBK   18145  2133Z via bureau
   J6/OH1HX   18127  0247Z via OH1HX
   WH6ASW/KH2 18123  1900Z via bureau
   NH6D/KH4   18080  1728Z via N6FF, bureau
   PZ5RA      18130  2152Z via CBA
   S79WB      18138  1822Z via DL4HBB
   VP5VAC     18140  2106Z via bureau

   E30LA      21018  0837Z via W7LN
   EP2AC      21013  1402Z via RV6AB, bureau
   FW5ZL      21270  0845Z see DXNL 1191
   HL0C/4     21017  1254Z via bureau
   P29CC      21289  1224Z via K1WY, bureau
   TI3TLS     21010  2102Z via bureau
   YI9OM      21033  1116Z via OM6TX

   5R8DA      24950  1344Z see DXNL 1188
   6W/DK8YY   24900  1213Z via DH7WW, bureau
   E4/OE1GZA  24928  1456Z see DXNL 1205
   FR/F6KDF/T 24945  1052Z via F6KDF, bureau
   OY3QN      24900  1207Z via OZ1ACB, bureau

   5N9EAM/8   28475  1256Z via IK7JTF, direct
   FG5FR      28007  1905Z see DXNL 1186
   FR/F6KDF/T 28495  1258Z via F6KDF, bureau
   PV5IOTA    28430  1910Z via PP5LL, bureau


QSL Routes

Lists of stations of the Lighthouse activities during the past and upcoming weekend (including the appropriate QSL routes) can be found online at: http://www.qsl.net/ari_trieste/Lighthouse/

The German frequency allocation tables can be downloaded in PDF format at: http://www.darc.de/bandplan/

QSLs arrived bureau: 5B4/T97M (K2PF), 5B4AFS, 6V6U + 6W6/K3IPK (K3IPK), 7A0K (YB0AI), 7X2RO (1997-99 via OM3CGN), 8P9NX (W0SA), 8R1K (OH0XYX), A35SO (DJ4SO)

QSLs arrived direct: 7O1YGF (DJ3XD), FH/G3TXF+FW/G3TXF+VP2V/G3TXF (quick), PY0FS (PY7ZZ), TX0DX (OH2BN), VP6DB, YI9OM (OM2SA), ZK3DX (SM6CAS), ZS31ER (AF085 via ZS1FJ)

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