DX News Letter 1218
October 9, 2000

DX-NL 1218 - October 9, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


4W - EAST TIMOR 4W/N6FF (160m/80m only) and 4W/K7BV (all bands) are on the air from Oct 6-15. QSLs via KU9C. More information and logs will be put on: http://www.qth.com/k7bv/TIMOR/.

9M6 - WESTERN MALAYSIA Peter, G4MJS, will be on the air as 9M6BAA on 6m and all HF bands from Oct 17-31. QSL via G4SHF.

FO - FRENCH POLYNESIA Joel, F5JJW, announced to operate again from different islands signing FO0SUC or FO/F5JJW from Mangareva (OC-063) Oct 10-18, from Moorea (OC-046) on Oct 18-22 and from Tikehau (OC-066) on Oct 22-26. QSLs via F5JJW. --- Eric, FO/F5SIH, shall be on the air from Tahiti (OC-046) Oct 9-11, Moorea (OC-046) from Oct 12-15, from Huahine (OC-067) Oct 16-18, Raiatea (OC-067) from Oct 18-20, Bora Bora (OC-067) from Oct 20-24 and from Rangiroa (OC-066) from Oct 24-27.

KH0 - MARIANA ISLANDS Tsutomu, KH0/JA1VND, will be active from Saipan (OC-086) in SSB/CW on all bands from Oct 13-16. QSL via JARL bureau to JA1VND or direct to Tsutomu Horikoshi, 656 Yoshii, Yoshii, 370-2132 Japan.

KH5K - KINGMAN REEF The Motor Schooner Machias departs Honolulu on Oct 10, heading for Christmas Island in Kiribati, where more operators will come aboard. Pilotstations are: America: Bill Avery, K6GNX (k6gnx@telemetry.com), Europe/Afriva/Middle East: Klaus Wagner, DL1XX (dl1xx@gmx.de), Japan/Asia/Oceania: Takeshi Yoshida, JA3AAW (ja3aaw@sannet.ne.jp) and Dave Batcho, N5JHV (dbatcho@lascruces.com) for 6m. The call will be announced when operation begins. The activity will take place in CW on 1826.5,3503,7003,10103,14023,18073,21023,24893,28023,50105 kHz in SSB on 1826.5, 3795, 7065,14195,18145,21295,24945,28465,50105 kHz and in RTTY on 7043, 14083, 28083 kHz starting on Oct 18. Donations are welcome to N4XP. QSL via K4TSJ. Check: http://www.qsl.net/krpdxg/

YJ - VANUATU VK4BKM and VK4FI are active as YJ0DX on all bands (especially 6m) from Oct 8-16. QSL direct ONLY via VK4JSR.

ZK1/s - SOUTH COOK ISLANDS; A3 - TONGA From Oct 12-19 Angelo, I6BQI, will be on the air as ZK1BQI on +/- 1820, 3520, 7020, 10110, 14020, 18080, 21020, 24900 and 28020 kHz (SSB ONLY if requested). He will then go to Tonga where he intends to operate as A35BQ with emphasis put on Europe and the lowbands between Oct 22 and Nov 1. QSLs via I6BQI.

ZK1 - SOUTH and NORTH COOK ISLANDS Momentarily Michael, DL1MHM, is active from the station of ZK1DD on OC-083. Since his own radio broke he sees no possibility to become QRV from Mangaia from Oct 12-26. However he hopes to operate also from the station of a local HAM while staying on North Cook between Oct 28 and Nov 4. QSL via bureau to DL1MHM.


5V - TOGO The German team hit the airwaves as 5V7VJ (NOT 5V7DF like announced) using the same call Andy, G4ZVJ, aired before. So the new QSL route is: QSL for 5V7VJ via G4ZVJ for all QSOs until Sep 20, 2000 and QSL for 5V7VJ via DL7DF for all QSOs since Oct 4, 2000. Online logs are available at: http://www.qsl.net/dl7df/.

7Q - MALAWI Ely, IN3VZE, is on the air as 7Q7CE from Oct 7-24. QSL via bureau or CBA of IN3VZE.

E3 - ERITREA Chris, DL5NAM (DL5NAM@qsl.net), and Dieter, DF4RD (DF4RD@qsl.net), of the Bavarian Contest Club (http://www.Bavarian-Contest-Club.de) will hit the airwaves from Asmara between Oct 18 and Nov 1. They will operate in SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK31 on 6-160m including also the WWDX SSB Contest. Callsigns will be issued upon their arrival. Check also their homepage http://www.uni-erlangen.de/~unrz45/BCC/act/2000/e30/. QSL via DL5NAM, if possible with SASE to his CBA.

FR - REUNION Bernard, F5XX, plans to work from the shack of FR5CD on AF-016 signing FR/F5XX or FR5/F5XX from Oct 11-13.


HP - PANAMA All nine call areas will be activated by 3E_PSK during the upcoming months. First activities will be 3E1PSK and 3E8PSK on 10/15/20/40m between Oct 4 and Nov 4. QSL for 3E1PSK via HP1EFR; QSL for 3E8PSK via HP8AJT.

PJ7 - NETHERLAND ANTILLES; FS - ST MARTIN Don Daso, K4ZA, and Roger Burt, N4ZC, will go to St Martin on Oct 16 to do some antenna work. They will be on the air as PJ8/K4ZA and PJ8/N4ZC mostly in CW on 12/17/30m until the WWDX SSB Contest. During the Contest they will be active as FS/K4ZA and PJ8/N4ZC from different islands. QSLs via homecalls.

V4 - ST CHRISTOPHER AND NEVIS; TI - COSTA RICA Conny, DL1DA, is QRV again as V47DA until Oct 14 and as DL1DA/TI7 from Oct 16-28. QSLs via bureau to DL1DA.

TI - COSTA RICA An American team is QRV from Quepos signing K4QFF/TI8 on all bands and especially via satellite from Oct 7-14. QSL via K4QFF.


XW - LAOS Toni, Z21KD, finally got a license valid until Oct 30. He is now QRV in SSB on 20m and 10m signing XW4XJ. QSL direct ONLY via the CBA of Z21KD.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TRIP Being on a holiday trip Andy, G4ZVJ, will be on the air in CW from Vietnam (Oct 15-22), from Laos signing XU7AAV (Oct 23-26) and from the Philippines signing DU3/G4ZVJ (Oct 29-Nov 10). QSLs via G4ZVJ. Check also his website at http://www.qsl.net/g4zvj/.


CU - AZORES Since Baldur missed his flight to Tahiti he hit the airwaves as CU6/DJ6SI from Pico (EU-003), operating from the same island like Willi, CU6/DJ8CR. QSLs via homecalls, also via bureau.

SV9 - CRETE Roby, SV9/IZ3CYN, hits the airwaves from EU-015 in SSB on 10/15/20m from Oct 10-15. QSL via IZ3CYN.


DATE              CALL            DXNL

Oct 1 -Oct 20     3A/DJ7RJ        1216
POSTPONED 05/2001 3B6RF           1195, 1215, 1217
Nov 3 -Nov 17     3B8 (DL7DF etc) 1216
NOW               3B8GO           1208
Oct 4 -Nov 4      3E1PSK, 8PSK    1218 *
NOW               3XY2D           1216
NOW   -2001       4O8/9X0A        1201
NOW   -Feb/2001   4W6FK           1216
NOW               4W/K7BV etc     1217, 1218 *
NOW               5B4/G0DEZ       1209
Oct 3 -Oct 9      5V7VJ           1216, 1218 *
Oct 7 -Oct 24     7Q7CE           1218 *
Oct 6 -Oct 24     9G1AA etc       1217
Oct 17-Oct 31     9M6BAA          1218 *

Oct 25-Nov 11     A3  (DJ7ZG etc) 1216
Sep/2000          A9  (K4SXT)     1206
NOW   -Nov 2      AX8AM           1207
Oct 5 -Oct 12     AX9YL           1217
NOW   -Nov        CE etc (PY1VOY) 1214
NOW               CU6/DJ6SI, 8CR  1218 *
Oct 29-Nov 10     DU3/G4ZVJ       1218 *
Oct 18-Nov 1      E3  (BCC)       1218 *
Mar/99-2001       E4/G3WQU        1140
Aug   -Nov/2000   FM/F2JD         1207
Oct 9 -Oct 24     FO/F5SIH        1218 *
May   -Nov 25     FO0DEH          1215
Oct 10-Oct 26     FO0SUC ?        1218 *
Oct 11-Oct 13     FR/F5XX ?       1218 *
Oct 16-Oct 30     FS/K4ZA, /N4ZC  1218 *
Jan 7 -           FW5ZL           1191

NOW   -mid Oct    J3/G3TBK        1209
Oct 13-Oct 16     KH0/JA1VND      1218 *
NOW   -2002 ??    NH6D/KH4        1200
NOW AGAIN         KH6ND/KH5       1217
Oct 18-Oct 30     KH5K            1197-1211, 1218 *
Oct 16-Oct 30     PJ8/K4ZA, /N4ZC 1218 *
Sep 28-Oct 12     SV9/HA4XG/p     1216
Oct 10-Oct 15     SV9/IZ3CYN      1218 *
Oct 1 -Dec 31     SY2A            1217
Oct 16-Oct 14     DL1DA/TI7       1218 *
Oct 7 -Oct 14     K4QFF/TI8       1218 *
Aug   -mid Nov    T99ZZ           1214

NOW   -Oct 14     V47DA           1218 *
NOW   -Dec/2000   VK0MM           1176-1191, 1197, 1198
Aug   -Dec/2000   VQ9QM           1208
Oct 10-Oct 15     XT2 (DL7DF etc) 1216
Oct 23-Oct 26     XU7AAV          1218 *
Oct 15-Oct 22     XV  (G4ZVJ)     1218 *
NOW   -Oct 30     XW4XJ           1218 *
NOW   -Dec/2001   YI9OM           1186
Sep 30-Oct 23     YJ0AYL, YJ0AZG  1216
Oct 8 -Oct 16     YJ0DX           1218 *
Oct 12-Oct 19     ZK1BQI          1218 *
NOW   -Nov 4      ZK1MHM          1218 *

"NEW": 1218 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   YV1DIG      1824  0538Z via bureau

   5V7VJ       3506  0448Z via DL7DF, bureau
   7X4AN       3507  0515Z see DXNL 1161
   FJ/AA6YQ    3510  0528Z via AA6YQ

   4W/K7BV     7027  1754Z via KU9C, bureau
   5X1P        7005  0353Z via G3MRC, bureau
   FY5GS       7079  0444Z via F6FNU, direct
   HJ0RMR      7050  0613Z via Box 5461, Isla de San Andres, Colombia
   KL5E        7009  0537Z
   TI3TLS      7007  0613Z via bureau
   XU7ABD      7065  2308Z via EA4URE, bureau

   3B8CF      10103  0227Z via CBA
   5V7VJ      10104  1936Z via DL7DF, bureau
   DU/DK3GI   10105  1859Z via DL2MY, bureau
   FG5FR      10107  0144Z see DXNL 1186
   FJ/AA6YQ   10106  2240Z via AA6YQ
   HF0POL     10104  2335Z via SP3WVL, bureau
   HK0VGJ     10105  0346Z via CBA
   KH0T       10108  2019Z via JA1SGU, direct
   OY2H       10108  1616Z via I2MQP, bureau
   VU3VLH     10104  0024Z via OKDXF, bureau

   VK0MM      14195  0610Z see DXNL 1180, QRX !
   YI1DKS     14253  1410Z via WA3HUP, bureau
   ZK1MHM     14260  0800Z South Cook, via DL1MHM, bureau

   3D2AD      18130  0632Z via YT1AD, bureau
   AX9YL      18121  0843Z via VK3DYL, bureau
   YJ0AYL     18145  0634Z via DL7AFS, bureau

   FW5ZL      21023  0942Z see DXNL 1191
   JD1BCK     21240  1130Z via JA bureau
   KH0M       21238  1136Z via JF1VXB, bureau
   T88MI      21206  1052Z via JJ2KYT
   XU7ABD     21298  1341Z via EA4URE, bureau

   D2BB       24892  1706Z via W3HNK, also bureau
   E4/G3WQU   24914  1121Z via bureau
   KH0V       24906  1333Z via JJ1KZI, bureau
   PJ7/OE2MON 24935  1620Z via bureau
   T88JJ      24898  0737Z via JA3ART, bureau
   V47DA      24898  1411Z via DL1DA, bureau
   VQ9GB      24975  1628Z via K7GB, bureau
   YJ0AZG     24945  1009Z via DL7AFS, bureau

   3B8GL      28500  1548Z via 3B8CF, direct
   3D2AU      28515  1101Z via Z32AU, bureau
   3W7CW      28007  1317Z via SP5JTF, direct
   5V7VJ      28477  1724Z via DL7DF, bureau
   C6AFV      28495  1229Z via bureau
   DU1/DK3GI  28030  0930Z via DL2MY, bureau
   J28LP      28498  1347Z via F8UNF
   J87AB      28438  1444Z see DXNL 1151
   JT1DA      28005  1014Z via bureau
   KH6ND/KH5  28007  1840Z via K4TSJ
   R1ANZ      28027  0657Z via RU1ZC, bureau
   TR8CA      28088  1543Z via F6CBC
   VP8/UT1KY  28500  1518Z via UT7UA, bureau
   VU3MCV     28537  1007Z via ON7LX, bureau
   XW4XJ      28490  0950Z via Z21KD, direct
   YJ2AD      28025  1009Z via YT1AD, bureau


QSL Routes

QSLs arrived via bureau: CE0ZY (DL7UFN), CY9CWI (VE2CWI), FH/+FW/G3SXW, XE1L (WA3HUP), XU7AAO (JE1BQE), XU95HA (HA0HW), XV5JY (JA1KJW), YC0LBK (W4JS)

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