DX News Letter 1219
October 16, 2000

DX-NL 1219 - October 16, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


3D - FIJI Ron, ZL1AMO/3D2RW, is active until Oct 30. Starting on Oct 15 he is QRV from Mana (OC-121) for one week. QSL via ZL1AMO.

9M6 - EASTERN MALAYSIA K7AR, N7NU, W7YAQ, W7RR and N6NZ will be on the air from Hillview Gardens/Sabah (OC-088) between Oct 21 and Nov 2. During the WWDX contest they will use 9M6AAC else their own callsigns. QSLs via homecalls. Check their website at http://www.qsl.net/k7ar/

DU - PHILIPPINES The special prefixes 4D68 (individuals) and DZ68 (clubstations) may be used to show the 68th anniversary of the Philippine Amateur Radio Association, Inc.

FO - FRENCH POLYNESIA Francisco Costa, CT1EAT, will be QRV from Mai Mona Motu (OC-067) signing FO0FRA from Oct 24 until Nov 2 (perhaps with a special call during WWDX). QSL via CT1EAT, via bureau or direct to his CBA.

FO - MARQUESAS ISLANDS Toshi, JA1ELY, and Mako, JA1OEM, announced to be QRV as FO0ELY and FO0TOH from Nuku Hiva (OC-027) working in SSB/CW/RTTY on 160-6m from Oct 18-23. Considering the Kingman pile-ups they will use lower QRGs like 14010/14145 etc. (160m: 1832.5; 6m: 50100; RTTY: 14077+21077). QSLs via homecall.

KH5K - KINGMAN REEF The activity takes place from October 20-30. They left Christmas for Palmyra on Oct 17. QSL via K4TSJ. More informationen available at http://www.qsl.net/krpdxgc/

P2 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA Dr. Elmer R. Ribeyro, P29DX, will finish his stay in December. Then QSL only via his manager Jose, EA4CEN, direct (SASE) or via EA buro.

YB - INDONESIA The Surabaya City clubstation YB3ZES will be QRV as 8A3B working in SSB/CW/RTTY especially on 15m/20m from Madura Island (OC-new) on Oct 21/22. They intend to hit the airwaves as 8A3B two or three days a month until Oct 2001. QSL direct to Box 4025, Surabaya 60401, Indonesia.

V7 - MARSHALL ISLANDS Bruce, V73CW, is active again from the Kwajalein Island clubstation from Oct 23-28. The QSLs via AC4G are arriving slowly due to job stress.

VK9C - COCOS KEELING ISLANDS Wal, VK6KZ, and Don, VK6HK, will be on the air as VK9CZ and VK9CK between Oct 21 and Nov 4. They will be QRV especially on 6m (for skeds call on 28885 kHz) and 28485, 21285 and 14185 kHz.


D4 - CAPE VERDE Between Oct 22 and Nov 1 Alberto, IV3TAN, is visiting Angelo, D44BS, on Sao Tiago (AF-005) and will be QRV as D4A in the WWDX SSB Contest QSL for D44BS to his CBA, contest QSOs of D4A via I2MQP.

EA8 - CANARY ISLANDS Walter, EA8/DL8MEV, is QRV on 14050 kHz starting 1000 UTC every day between Oct 17 and Nov 14. QSL ONLY direct to his CBA. ----- Pekka, OH1RY, is QRV as EA8AH/EA8BH since Oct 16 and in WWDX SSB. QSL via OH1RY.

ET - ETHIOPIA Claudio, IV3OWC, and Silvio, IV3TRK, will be active as 9E1C (in SSB) and 9E1S (in CW) between Oct 21 and Nov 6. 9E1C will work as single operator on 15m during the WWDX SSB Contest. QSLs via homecalls.

TT - CHAD Christian, FH/TU5AX, is working in SSB on 80-6m now signing TT8DX from Moundou for the next 16 months. QSL via buro to F5OGL or direct to Didier A Senmartin, BAS-PO Box 19, F-35998 Rennes Armees, France.

TZ - MALI On Oct 20 Mac, TZ6JA, is going to Bamako again for one month and will be QRV on 40/20/15/10m during his morning hours (weekdays) and on the weekends. QSL via JA3EMU.

XT - BURKINA FASO The DL7DF team went QRT after 24300 QSOs as XT2OW on Oct 15, 1600Z. This call has been issued before, too. QSL for XT2OW (Feb 1999) via F5RLE. QSL for XT2OW (Oct 2000) via DL7DF! Logs are available at http://www.qsl.net/dl7df/


6Y - JAMAICA Ron, 4S7RO/6Y5, moved to Kingston for the next two years and is now putting up his station. He has no possibilities for 80/160m but will try 6m! His XYL VU2MAB shall be QRV soon, too. Franz, DJ9ZB, is ONLY the QSL manager for the 4S7RO QSOs so far. A new QSL route will be announced later!

FP - ST PIERRE AND MIQUELON AC8W, K8DD, N8KR and W8IQ will be on the air from St. Pierre signing FP/homecalls from Oct 23-30. They will work especially in CW and RTTY running four 100 watt radios into wire antennas. During the CQ WWDX SSB Contest they will use FP/N8KR. QSLs via homecalls.

J8 - ST VINCENT Angel, WA2VUY, NO2R and W2EN will be QRV from NA-025 as J8/homecalls working in CW/SSB on all bands from Oct 23-31. For the WWDX SSB they announced to be QRV as J80WW. ALL QSLs via W2EN.


8Q - MALDIVES Pierre, HB9QQ, is active again as 8Q7QQ since Oct 17. QSL via bureau to HB9QQ.

BY - CHINA BT4ARDF was on the air in CW/SSB on 10-40m during the 10th Direction Finding World Championship from Oct 13-18. QSLs via the homecalls of the op's like BD5RV, LZ1ZF, OM3JW, ON4ABZ, WA6EZV, YT1CS, YU1ACR.

EP - IRAN Hamid, EP3HR, and Yar, EP3SP, are working from the newly established clubstation EP4PTT (since Oct 10). They are running homebrew equip- ment with 20 watts into a 20m dipole. QSL via bureau.

EZ - TURKMENISTAN Alex, EZ8CQ, will be QRV especially on 160m (1830 kHz, 2000Z) and in RTTY starting on Oct 20. Skeds can be arranged via ez8cq@qsl.net. QSL via W0FS (US ONLY) or via I2JSB (rest of the world, direct only)


3A - MONACO Tony, 3A/IK1QBT, and Gianni, 3A/IZ1DFI, will be on the air in CW on all bands (especially WARC) on Oct 21/22. QSLs via bureau or direct to the CBA of their homecalls.

GJ - JERSEY ISLAND The Mile High DX Club (CO) and the English Darley ARC plan to hit the airwaves as MJ/N0KV, MJ/W0DM, GJ0HHY, MJ/KU4CG in CW/SSB/PSK31 from Oct 22-30. During the WWDX SSB Contest they will sign GJ1Y. QSL for MJ/KU4CG via KU4CG, all others via N0KV.

SV9 - CRETE SV9/DK1EAW is QRV in SSB on 10-40m and in CW on the WARC bands from Oct 17-24. QSL via DK1EAW, via bureau or CBA.


WORKED ALL GERMANY (WAG) Contest: Oct 21, 1500Z till Oct 22, 1459Z. Bands: 10-80m, CW and SSB. Work: German stations only. Exchange: RS(T)+QSO number, Germans: RS(T)+DOK.


DATE              CALL            DXNL

Oct 1 -Oct 20     3A/DJ7RJ        1216
Oct 21-Oct 22     3A/IK1QBT etc   1219 *
POSTPONED 05/2001 3B6RF           1195, 1215, 1217
Nov 3 -Nov 17     3B8 (DL7DF etc) 1216
NOW               3B8GO           1208
Oct 15-Oct 30     3D2RW           1219 *
Oct 4 -Nov 4      3E1PSK, 8PSK    1218
NOW               4D68..., DZ68...1219 *
NOW   -Feb/2001   4W6FK           1216
NOW   -2002       4S7RO/6Y5       1219 *
Oct 7 -Oct 24     7Q7CE           1218
Oct 21-Oct 1      8A3B            1219 *
Oct 17-??         8Q7QQ           1219 *
Oct 21-Nov 6      9E1C, 9E1S      1219 *
Oct 6 -Oct 24     9G1AA etc       1217
Oct 21-Nov 2      9M6AAC          1219 *
Oct 17-Oct 31     9M6BAA          1218

Oct 25-Nov 11     A3  (DJ7ZG etc) 1216
Oct 22-Nov 1      A35BQ           1218
Sep/2000          A9  (K4SXT)     1206
NOW   -Nov 2      AX8AM           1207
Oct 13-Oct 18     BT4ARDF         1219 *
NOW   -Nov        CE etc (PY1VOY) 1214
NOW               D4A, D44BS      1219 *
Oct 29-Nov 10     DU3/G4ZVJ       1218
Oct 18-Nov 1      E3  (BCC)       1218
Oct 17-Nov 14     EA8/DL8MEV      1219 *
Oct 16-Oct 30     EA8AH           1219 *
Oct 10-           EP4PTT          1219 *
Oct 20-           EZ8CQ           1219 *

Aug   -Nov/2000   FM/F2JD         1207
Oct 10-Oct 26     FO0/F5JJW       1218
Oct 9 -Oct 24     FO/F5SIH        1218
May   -Nov 25     FO0DEH          1215
Oct 18-Oct 23     FO0ELY, TOH     1219 *
Oct 24-Nov 2      FO0FRA          1219 *
Oct 23-Oct 30     FP/N8KR etc     1219 *
Oct 11-Oct 13     FR/F5XX ?       1218
Oct 16-Oct 30     FS/K4ZA, /N4ZC  1218
Oct 23-Oct 31     J80WW etc       1219 *
Oct 20-Oct 30     KH5K            1197-1211, 1218, 1219
Oct 22-Oct 30     MJ/KU4CG etc    1219 *
NOW   -Dec        P29DX           1219 *
Oct 16-Oct 30     PJ8/K4ZA, /N4ZC 1218

Oct 17-Oct 24     SV9/DK1EAW      1219 *
Oct 1 -Dec 31     SY2A            1217
Aug   -mid Nov    T99ZZ           1214
NOW   -Dec/2001   TT8DX           1219 *
Oct 23-Oct 28     V73CW           1219 *
Oct 21-Nov 4      VK9CZ, VK9CK    1219 *
NOW   -Dec/2000   VK0MM           1176-1191, 1197, 1198
Aug   -Dec/2000   VQ9QM           1208

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
NOW   -Nov 4      ZK1MHM          1218

"NEW": 1219 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   HK6KKK     1832  0415Z via bureau
   TA3D       1827  0407Z also via bureau
   XT2OW      1825  2315Z via DL7DF, bureau
   YK1AO      1830  0329Z via CBA

   4W/N6FF    3507  2038Z via KU9C, also via bureau
   FJ/AA6YQ   3530  0550Z via AA6YQ
   XT2OW      3796  0520Z via DL7DF, bureau

   4W/K7BV    7008  2148Z via KU9C, bureau
   5N2BHF     7045  0510Z via OE6LAG, bureau
   6W4RK      7004  2341Z via F5NP, bureau
   9V1YC      7006  2243Z via AA5BT, bureau
   D2BB       7002  1809Z via W3HNK, also via bureau
   DU1/DK3GI  7006  2138Z via DL2MY, bureau
   HK0VGJ     7005  0502Z via CBA
   KH6ND/KH5  7065  0414Z via K4TSJ
   TF8SM      7002  2234Z via N5FTR
   XF2UQZ     7065  0605Z via XE1UQZ
   ZL2AGY     7009  0549Z via bureau

   BT4ARDF   10103  1649Z via OP LZ1ZF
   OY2H      10104  1535Z via I2MQP, bureau
   V47DA     10103  2052Z via DL1DA, bureau
   VK0MM     10104  0623Z see DXNL 1180, QRX !
   VU2TS     10102  2127Z via I1YRL, bureau
   XT2OW     10104  2154Z via DL7DF, bureau
   ZK1BQI    10108  0521Z via I6BQI

   3W2LC     14195  2033Z via VK6LC, direct
   FO0BOG    14255  0841Z via F5SIH, via F5SIH
   YJ0DX     14030  0520Z via VK4JSR, direct

   9M6NXT    18140  0724Z via N4NX , direct
   DU6/K9AW  18070  1255Z via W5FT

   4D68RG    21279  1506Z via DU9RG, bureau
   FO0/F5JJW 21260  0159Z via F5JJW, bureau
   FO0DER    21025  0854Z via 3D2AG, direct
   YJ0AZG    21295  1115Z via DL7AFS, bureau

   3D2TC     24955  0855Z via CBA
   C56/G3SEM 24971  0822Z via G3SEM
   VP5VAC    24940  1234Z via bureau
   XT2OW     24937  0801Z via DL7DF, bureau

   3D2RW     28016  0835Z via ZL1AMO, also via bureau
   3DA0RS    28525  1600Z see DXNL 1219
   3W7CW     28008  1202Z via SP5JTF, direct
   4W/K7BV   28027  0752Z via KU9C, bureau
   5N2BHF    28490  1505Z via OE6LAG, bureau
   5X1P      28018  0649Z via G3MRC, bureau
   D2EB      28039  1044Z via I3LLH
   HZ1AB     28495  1250Z via K8PYD, bureau
   J69BB     28466  1542Z via CBA
   JT1BV     28485  1143Z via CBA
   NH0Y      28495  1235Z ex KH0EN
   OX3LG     28477  1405Z via OZ1ACB, bureau
   P43JB     28014  1311Z via OH6ZS
   TJ1PD     28424  1557Z via N5DRV, bureau
   TU2WK     28500  1603Z see DXNL 1197
   XU7ABD    28498  0732Z via EA4URE, bureau
   YJ0AYL    28490  1042Z via DL7AFS, bureau
   ZF2NT     28024  1225Z via G3SWH, bureau


Contrary to last DXNL Don and Roger are QRV as FS/K4ZA and PJ8/N4ZC from the SAME island but DIFFERENT countries during the WWDX SSB Contest.


QSL Routes

Several stations active during the "Jamboree on the Air" of the Boy Scouts (Oct 21/22) are listed on http://www.radio-scouting.org.uk

On South Cook the Jamboree station ZK1BS will be activated, QSL ONLY via his new CBA c/o J. Ditchburn, Box 491, Rarotonga, Cook Islands. As long there is no South Cook QSL bureau you may send all your South Cook buro cards there.