DX News Letter 1215
September 18, 2000

DX-NL 1215 - September 18, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


A3 - TONGA Hrane, YT1AD, and Dragan, Z32AU, announced to hit the airwaves as A35AD and A35AU between Sep 26 and Oct 3. QSLs via homecalls, also via bureau.

FO - FRENCH POLYNESIA Marcel, ON4QM, is staying with FO5QS and FO5NL for a few days and will be QRV mostly in CW on the high bands from Hereheretue (OC-052) for one month starting around Sep 25. He will then return to Tahiti and may then activate Maupihaa (OC-057) until Nov 25. QSL via ON4QM.

KH0 - MARIANA ISLANDS Hidetoshi, KH0/JH8KYU, will be on the air from Saipan (OC-086) during the WWDX RTTY Contest on Sep 23/24.

KH4 - MIDWAY ISLAND While staying on Midway Ted, NH4/NH6YK, may be on the air in SSB on 6-160m during his spare time from Sep 17-21. QSL via bureau or CBA. --- W1VX/KH4 (QSL via JF1OCQ) and NB6A/KH4 (QSL via JE1RXJ) are QRV from OC-030 operating in CW/SSB on 6-80m from Sep 22-24.

T8 - CAROLINES Shun, JH7IMX, is on the air from Palau signing T88SW from Sep 21-24. Before and after the WWDX RTTY Contest he is operating also CW/SSB and perhaps PSK 31 on 10-80m. QSL via JH7IMX.


3B6 - AGALEGA ISLAND The 3B6RF DXpedition to Agalega is realized by 19 participants from nine countries who will operate six 1 kw HF stations, one 6m and a SAT station in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 from 28(!) tents from Oct 8-24. Un- fortunately the distance between the islands is not big enough for a new DXCC entity. More information, sponsors and online logs can be found on http://www.agalega2000.ch. QSL via bureau and direct (CBA is ok) to Ambrosi, HB9AGH.

EA8 - CANARY ISLANDS During the WWDX RTTY Contest Tim, N4GN, will operate as EA8BH on all bands this weekend. QSL for EA8BH via OH2BH. Outside of the contest he works as EA8/N4GN, QSL via N4GN.

J5 - GUINEA-BISSAU Surprising everybody Baldur, DJ6SI, working as J5X (CW) and Franz, DJ9ZB, working as in J5Z (SSB) hit the airwaves on Sep 17 and will stay there until Sep 25. Since one radio broke, they can work only one mode at a time. QSLs via homecall, also via bureau.


HC8 - GALAPAGOS ARCHIPELAGO On Sep 15 the contestants Trey, N5KO, and Steve Merchant flew to Galapagos to prepare the HC8N efforts during CQ WW RTTY Contest. They will be joined by Glenn Vinson, W6OTC, Glen Johnson, W0GJ, and his son Mark, N0MJ. QSL for HC8N via AA5BT.

HR - HONDURAS A Spanish team accompanied by HR1JMA, HR1LAS, HR1ORS, HR1PRN, HR1HFB and HR1LW is underway to build up new packet radio digipeaters in Honduras from Sep 16-25. During that time they will be QRV also as HQ0R in SSB/CW/RTTY on all HF bands. Check also their homepage at http://www.ure.es/honduras/honduras.htm. QSL for HQ0R via EA4URE, URE Headquarters, Box 220, Madrid 28080, Spain.

YV - VENEZUELA Ray, DL2GG/YV5, and other OMs will try again to work as YW5FC from SA-058 from Sep 22-24. Last years they did not manage to bring their power generator onshore but this time they have a helicopter! Check http://www.kilohertz.de or http://www.qsl.net/dl2gg/. QSL via W4SO.


E4 - PALESTINE 10 Japanese guys (JA1AFF, JA1PBV, JA1UPA, JA1UT, JH1UBU, JL1TRH, JR1GDR, JS1QHO, 7K1REG and 7M4CHT) shall be QRV as E44/homecalls working in RTTY, on 30m and 6m (beacon 50.115 MHz) from Sep 21-24. QSLs via homecalls.


SV - GREECE Eric, SV8/KU6J/p, is on the air from Thira/Santorini (EU-067) working in CW on the WARC bands from Sep 21-28. QSL via bureau or CBA to KU6J.


CQ WWDX CONTEST RTTY: Sep 23, 0000Z till Sep 24, 2400Z. Bands: 10-80m. Work: Everybody. Exchange: RST+CQ zone.

SCANDINAVIAN ACTIVITY CONTEST SSB: Sep 23, 1200Z till Sep 24, 1200Z. Bands: 10-80m. Work: Scandinavian stations. Exchange: RS+serial number.


DATE              CALL            DXNL

Oct 8 -Oct 24     3B6RF           1195, 1215 *
NOW               3B8GO           1208
Sep 18-Sep 26     3D2AU           1214
Sep 23-Sep 28 ??  3DA   (DL6DQW)  1213
NOW   -2001       4O8/9X0A        1201
NOW               4W6   (several) 1190-1192, 1196
NOW               4W/OH2BF        1213
Aug 15-2001       4W6FK ?         1214
NOW               UY0MF/5A        1209, 1211
NOW               5B4/G0DEZ       1209
      -Sep        UA3AGW/5N4      1213
Aug 29-Sep 26     5R8GQ           1211
Sep 9 -Sep 21     5V7VJ           1213
Sep 14-Sep 28     9A/N0MX         1212
Sep 9 -Sep 21     9G5VJ           1213
Sep 16-Oct 8      9H0VRZ etc      1214

Sep 26-Oct 2      A35AD, A35AU    1215 *
Sep/2000          A9    (K4SXT)   1206
NOW   -Nov 2      AX8AM           1207
Sep 7 -Sep 23     C91RF           1213
NOW   -Nov        CE etc (PY1VOY) 1214
Mar/99-2001       E4/G3WQU        1140
Sep 21-Sep 24     E44/JA1AFF etc  1215 *
NOW   -Sep 24     EA8BH           1215 *
NOW               EM1KY           1185
Aug   -Nov/2000   FM/F2JD         1207
May   -Nov 25     FO0DEH          1215 *
Jan 7 -           FW5ZL           1191

Sep 18-Sep 24     HC8N            1215 *
Sep 16-Oct 1      HO1A            1214
Sep 18-Sep 25     HQ0R            1215 *
Jun 10- ??        J28EW           1202
NOW   -mid Oct    J3/G3TBK        1209
Sep 17-Sep 25     J5X, J5Z        1215 *
Apr 7 -Oct 7      JX7DFA          1192
Sep 23-Sep 24     KH0/JH8KYU      1215 *
Sep 22-Sep 24     W1VX/KH4 etc    1215 *
Sep 17-Sep 21     NH4/NH6YK       1215 *
May 8 -Oct/2000   KH5, KH5K       1197-1211
Sep 28-Oct 8      LX0GDH, LX0GDJ  1214

Jan 1 -Dec 31     R1FJV           1179
Sep 21-Sep 28     SV8/KU6J/p      1215 *
Sep 6 -Sep 20     SV8/SM7DAY      1213
Sep 14-Sep 26     T30JH           1214
Sep 21-Sep 24     T88SW           1215 *
Aug   -mid Nov    T99ZZ           1214
      -Oct 8      V5    (DL6DQW)  1213
NOW   -Dec/2000   VK0MM           1176-1191, 1197, 1198
Sep 5 -Oct 4      VP5/K4ISV       1213
Aug   -Dec/2000   VQ9QM           1208
      -Dec/2000   VR2FD           1122
NOW   -Dec/2001   YI9OM           1186
Sep 22-Sep 24     YW5FC           1215 *
Sep 5 -Sep 25     ZD9ZM           1213, 1214 *

"NEW": 1215 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   ZD9ZM       1832  0030Z via K4CIA
   ZS6UT       1832  0332Z

   5V7VJ       3507  2359Z via G4ZVJ, bureau
   9X1A        3501  0026Z
   D68/G3OZF   3505  1801Z via G3OZF, bureau
   HO1A        3503  0559Z via DL6MYL
   NP4A        3789  0502Z via W3HNK, also via bureau

   9M0F        7056  1717Z via JA1HGY, bureau
   A52FH       7005  2357Z via F8RZ
   DU1/DK3GI   7006  2015Z via DL2MY, bureau
   J5X         7005  2027Z via DJ6SI, bureau
   JT1BH       7004  2025Z via bureau
   TI3TLS      7014  0439Z via bureau
   VQ9QM       7005  0126Z via W4QM, bureau
   ZD9ZM       7003  2001Z via K4CIA

   5H3RK      10103  0324Z via CBA
   5V7VJ      10104  0623Z via G4ZVJ, bureau
   D68/G3OZF  10110  1817Z via G3OZF, bureau
   FK8GJ      10105  0646Z via F6CXJ, bureau
   HK6KKK     10106  0439Z via bureau
   J3/G3TBK   10107  2235Z via bureau
   JW/DL3NRV  10104  1719Z via DL3NRV, bureau
   VU3VLH     10109  2325Z via OKDXF, bureau

   4O8/9X0A   14195  1547Z via RW3AH, bureau
   NH6D/KH4   14243  0719Z via N6FF, bureau
   KH6/DH5PK  14198  0548Z via DH5PK
   VK0MM      14195  0644Z see DXNL 1180, QRX !

   A51AA      18145  1302Z via F2VX, bureau
   ZD9ZM      18074  1034Z via K4CIA
   ZK1FGV     18115  0754Z via WA6FGV

   4W6UN      21310  1259Z via VK3OT, direct
   9M8SL/m    21295  1553Z via bureau
   A51AA      21295  1340Z via F2VX, bureau
   CE0Y/JA3IG 21012  1502Z via JA3IG, bureau
   J28NH      21082  1533Z via F5IPW, bureau
   KH6ND/KH5  21005  0840Z via K4TSJ
   OY1CT      21023  1416Z via bureau
   TX8EUT     21295  1327Z via 7M1WBP

   3W7CW      24892  1053Z see DXNL 1202
   C91RF/p    24900  1510Z via DL6DQW, bureau
   E4/G3WQU   24900  0847Z via bureau
   FO0MOT/p   24918  1629Z via OM2SA, bureau
   J5Z        24944  1750Z via DJ9ZB, bureau
   JN1HOW/JD1 24900  1011Z via JN1HOW, bureau
   R1ANZ      24890  1054Z via RU1ZC, bureau
   VK9XV      24945  1247Z via PA3GIO, bureau
   VP5VAC     24945  1521Z via bureau
   VQ9VK      24907  1208Z via N1TO

   3D2TC      28520  0925Z via CBA
   5V7VJ      28027  1514Z via G4ZVJ, bureau
   7Q7LA      28010  1439Z via G0IAS, direct
   9M0F       28025  0854Z via JA1HGY, bureau
   D2BB       28011  1719Z v. W3HNK, also via bureau
   D68/G3OZF  28480  0822Z via G3OZF, bureau
   FW5ZL      28016  0832Z see DXNL 1191
   VP8/UT1KY  28495  1622Z via UT7UA, bureau


QSL Routes

EA4DX's logs of 8Q7XX (15.355 SSB QSOs!) were published online at: http://www.geocities.com/TheTropics/Shores/4909/8q7xx2000.htm

QSLs arrived bureau: GM5VG/p (EU008, via GM3UTQ), GN4GTY/p (EU115), ZC4ATC, GW4IUF/p (EU124),J28BS (F5PHW),J6R (N3NT, WWDX SSB 99), S92CW (DK5AX), V47GU (DL7VOG), VK9NM, VP5/HB9CYN, VP5/HB9CYV, VP5E (K6HNZ)

QSLs arrived direct: HS0/VK3DXI, J28NH/p, J75KG (N2AU), JT1CO, KG4KO,KH6LEM, NP2BT (NA106),OX2K (OZ1ACB),P40MH (OH2BAD),P49V (AI6V), R1AND & R1ANP (NT2X)

QSLs arrived via 5T5U (JA1UT), ER1LW (1998), HF0POL (SP3WVL), WF5E QSL Service: NP2/KB7 (KU9C), OD5/OK1MU (OKDXF) (see http://www.qsl.net/wf5e/ or e-mail: wf5e@home.com)

TNX for information to 425 DXNEWS, 599 DX Report, Antarctic Bulletin/IK1GPG, ARRL DX News, DB0SDX, DF1ZN, DF6EX, DJ3CP, DK2JX, DL1GEH,DL1SBF,DL2BQV,OPDX, DL5DSM, DL7MAE, DL7PR, F6AJA, GOList, HB9AGH, HB9DHK, HB9EAA, HB9JNU, HP1AC, Les Nouvelles DX, MAYER QSL CARDS, ON6DP, PA3ARM, QRZ DX, RTTY DX NOTES, The DAILY DX and others.