DX News Letter 1220
October 23, 2000

DX-NL 1220 - October 23, 2000
DX News Letter
Editor: Michael, DJ5AV

(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


FO - FRENCH POLYNESIA Bill, W1HIJ/6, plans to operate as FO0SCH from the Mai Moana Resort on Bora Bora (OC-067) between Oct 31 and Nov 8. Operation shall take place mostly in CW and some PSK31/MFSK/SSB on 20/15/10/40m (perhaps also 80m). QSL via bureau to W6UFT or his CBA. --- Eric, F5SIH, appeared as FO0BOR from OC-066 and OC-067 (DXNL 1218). QSL via F5SIH.

FO0 - AUSTRAL ISLANDS SP9FIH and SQ9LR are active as FO0WEG from Tubuai Island (OC-152) operating in SSB with two radios, vertical, tribander, 5 ele for 6m on 80-6m between Oct 21 and Nov 4. QSLs and donations to SP9FIH.

KH5K - KINGMAN REEF The 15 men activity started as K5K on Oct 22, 0330Z. QSL via K4TSJ. More information at: http://www.qsl.net/krpdxg/

T32 - EASTERN KIRIBATI The K5K team was active on 20m signing T32R from Christmas for a few hours on Oct 17. QSL via K4TSJ.

T8 - PALAU Hiro, JA1WSX, and Toku, JA1QGT, announced to be QRV as T88WX and T8? from OC-009 working in SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK31 on 10-80m from Oct 27-31. Hiro plans to participate in the WWDX SSB Contest. QSL via homecalls


E3 - ERITREA Chris and Dieter of the Bavarian Contest Club hit the airwaves as E30TA. QSL via DL5NAM. More information at the BCC homepage: http://www.uni-erlangen.de/~unrz45/BCC/act/2000/e30/

J2 - DJIBOUTI David, F5THR, is QRV as J28EX for the next two years. QSL via F5THR.

TZ - MALI Since Oct 20 Mac, TZ6JA, is QRV from Bamako again working on 40/20/ 15/10m during his spare time in the morning and evening hours and the weekends. QSL via JA3EMU.

VQ9 - CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO Patrick, W3PO (ex F6DWY), shall be active as VQ9PO mostly in CW on all bands starting on Oct 30 until next March. QSL via W3PO.


C6 - BAHAMAS KI6T/C6A (QSL via KI6T) and KA6WHA/C6A (via KA6WHA) are on the air since Oct 24 and will sign C6AGS (via KI6T) during WWDX SSB Contest.

FG - GUADELOUPE KR4DA, N2WB, W4WX and W9AAZ are QRV as FG/homecall operating in SSB/ CW/RTTY from NA-102 from Oct 24-31. Their call will be FG5BG during the WWDX SSB Contest. QSL FG5BG via KR4DA, QSL for FG/N2WB via N2OO, all others via homecall.

FM - MARTINIQUE Gerard, FM/F2JD, now started his six months duty (DXNL 1207/1208). He also intends to activate neighboring islands in CW and SSB on all bands. QSL via bureau to F6AJA.

J3 - GRENADA Before and after his WWDX activity at J3A Frank, W6FC, plans to hit the airwaves as J3/W6FC. QSL J3/W6FC via bureau to W6FC (with SASE) or direct to his CBA.

PJ7 - SINT MAARTEN Ken, PJ8/K7ZUM, is QRV from NA-105 working in CW/SSB on 10-160m from Oct 21-31 (including WWDX SSB Contest). QSL via K7ZUM.

VE - CANADA 16 OPs are activating VB2R in the James Bay Region (CQ zone 2) celebrating the 100th birthday of the Canadian radio pioneer Ted Rogers, 3BP since Oct 22. QSL via VE3BY. More information on their website: http://www.fortunecity.com/marina/westindia/597/zone2/

VP5 - TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS Bjorn, LA4DCA, Roy, LA5KO, and Jan, LA9HW, of the LA Contest Club are QRV from Whitby/North Caicos signing VP5L during the contest and VP5/homecall from Oct 23-31. QSL for VP5L via LA5KO and all others via homecall. Check also their homepage: http://www.qsl.net/vp5l/


A4 - OMAN 30m operation is not allowed in Oman. Local OPs will inform Jim, A45XW, about this situation.

A5 - BHUTAN A Japanese team with Yuki, JH1NBN (TI9X, TN7A, HK0 etc.), JA1PCY, JF1PJK, JK1AFI and JR7TEQ will be QRV from Paro between Oct 27 and Nov 3. They will operate with three KW stations and a 6m radio in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 on 160-6m, some of them also during the WWDX. QSLs via homecall.

A6 - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Frank, DL2CC, is activating A61AJ on all bands between Oct 24 and Nov 1 (also during WWDX SSB). Outside of the contest he works mostly on 6m and the lowbands. QSL via W3UR ONLY.

XU - CAMBODIA Hiroo, JA2EZD/XW2A, hit the airwaves on short notice signing XU7AAT from Poah (AS-133). QSL via Hiroo Yonezuka, Box 2659, Vientiane, Laos. --- From Oct 26-30 Hitoshi, JE8XRF, is QRV especially in SSB on 15m/10m and on 10m during the WWDX SSB Contest. QSL via JA1ELY.


HB0 - PRINCIPALITY OF LIECHTENSTEIN DL2SBY, HA4DX (ex HA4GDO), HA4XG and HA0HW are on the air again as HB0/homecalls running two stations in CW/SSB/RTTY on all bands from Oct 28 until Nov 4.

UA2 - KALININGRAD Ben, R2/OZ5IPA, will be active in CW/SSB between Oct 30 and Nov 5. QSL via OZ5AAH.


CQ WWDX Contest SSB: Oct 28, 0000 UTC till Oct 29, 2400 UTC. Bands: 10-160m. Work: Everybody, own DXCC only as a multiplier. Exchange: RS + CQ zone.


DATE              CALL            DXNL

POSTPONED 05/2001 3B6RF           1195, 1215, 1217
Nov 3 -Nov 17     3B8 (DL7DF etc) 1216
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 21-Oct 1      8A3B            1219
Oct 17-??         8Q7QQ           1219
Oct 21-Nov 6      9E1C, 9E1S      1219
Oct 21-Nov 2      9M6AAC          1219
Oct 17-Oct 31     9M6BAA          1218

Oct 25-Nov 11     A35ZG, A35YL    1216
Oct 22-Nov 1      A35BQ           1218
Sep/2000          A9   (K4SXT)    1206
Oct 27-Nov 3      A5   (JAs)      1220 *
Oct 24-Nov 1      A61AJ           1220 *
NOW   -Nov 2      AX8AM           1207
Oct 24-Oct 31     C6AGS etc       1220 *
NOW   -Nov        CE etc (PY1VOY) 1214
NOW               D4A, D44BS      1219
Oct 29-Nov 10     DU3/G4ZVJ       1218
Oct 18-Nov 1      E30TA   (BCC)   1218, 1220 *
Oct 17-Nov 14     EA8/DL8MEV      1219
Oct 16-Oct 30     EA8AH           1219
Oct 10-           EP4PTT          1219
Oct 20-           EZ8CQ           1219

Oct 24-Oct 31     FG5BG etc       1220 *
Aug   -Nov/2000   FM/F2JD         1207-1208, 1220 *
May   -Nov 25     FO0DEH          1215
Oct 24-Nov 2      FO0FRA          1219
Oct 31-Nov 8      FO0SCH          1220 *
Oct 21-Nov 4      FO0WEG          1220 *
Oct 23-Oct 30     FP/N8KR etc     1219
Oct 11-Oct 13     FR/F5XX ?       1218
Oct 16-Oct 30     FS/K4ZA, /N4ZC  1218
Oct 28-Nov 4      HB0/HA0HWetc    1220 *
NOW   -Summer2002 J28EX           1220 *
NOW   -Nov        J3/W6FC         1220 *
Oct 23-Oct 31     J80WW etc       1219
Oct 20-Oct 30     K5K             1197-1211, 1218, 1220 *
Oct 22-Oct 30     MJ/KU4CG etc    1219
NOW   -Dec        P29DX           1219
Oct 16-Oct 30     PJ8/K4ZA, /N4ZC 1218
Oct 21-Oct 31     PJ8/K7ZUM       1220 *
Oct 30-Nov 5      R2/OZ5IPA       1220 *

Oct 1 -Dec 31     SY2A            1217
Oct 27-Oct 31     T88WX etc       1220 *
Aug   -mid Nov    T99ZZ           1214
NOW   -Dec/2001   TT8DX           1219
Oct 20-End of Nov TZ6JA           1220 *
Oct 23-Oct 28     V73CW           1219
Oct 22-Oct 30     VB2R            1220 *
Oct 21-Nov 4      VK9CZ, VK9CK    1219
NOW   -Dec/2000   VK0MM           1176-1191, 1197, 1198
Oct 23-Oct 31     VP5L, VP5/...   1220 *
Oct 30-Mar/2001   VQ9PO           1220 *
Aug   -Dec/2000   VQ9QM           1208

Oct 26-Oct 30     XU    (JE8XRF)  1220 *
NOW   -Oct 30     XW4XJ           1218
NOW   -Dec/2001   YI9OM           1186
NOW   -Nov 4      ZK1MHM          1218

"NEW": 1220 *

Bandspots of the last 7 days

   JX7DFA      1828  1950Z via LA7DFA, bureau

   5H3RK       3502  2124Z via CBA
   9E1C        3505  2213Z via IV3OWC
   9K2HN       3786  2031Z via bureau
   A45XR       3504  2007Z via Box 2038, Oman 111
   DU1/DK3GI   3509  2101Z via DL2MY, bureau
   OD5/OK1MU   3501  2034Z via OKDXF, bureau
   R1ANZ       3502  1610Z via RU1ZC, bureau

   3E1AA       7078  0610Z via N0JT, bureau
   9E1S        7010  2012Z via IV3TRK
   A92ZE       7006  1846Z via K4SXT
   D2EB        7044  2032Z via I3LLH
   P43P        7062  0337Z via I2MQP, bureau
   SU9ZZ       7002  2009Z via OM3TZZ, bureau
   V47KJ       7007  2331Z via WB2TSL
   XU7AAV      7007  2230Z via G4ZVJ, bureau
   ZF2AH       7021  0411Z via W6VNR, bureau

   KL7J       10121  0552Z via CBA
   DL1DA/TI7  10106  2320Z via DL1DA, bureau
   VU2JOS     10105  0046Z see DXNL 1216
   ZK1BQI     10105  0433Z via I6BQI

   FO0/F5JJW  14265  0628Z via F5JJW, bureau
   T30ED      14255  0606Z via 3D2SJ, see DXNL 1157
   T32R       14027  0759Z via K4TSJ
   TZ6JA      14170  2226Z via JA3EMU, bureau
   VK0MM      14220  0640Z see DXNL 1180, QRX !

   9E1C       18140  2058Z via IV3OWC
   K5K        18073  1748Z via K4TSJ
   NH6D/KH4   18073  0754Z via N6FF, bureau
   KH6ND/KH5  18075  1002Z via K4TSJ
   PJ8/K7ZUM  18117  2004Z via K7ZUM, bureau

   FO0BOG     21270  0703Z via F5SIH
   K5K        21295  1758Z via K4TSJ
   P29CC      21286  1415Z via K1WY, bureau

   D2BB       24893  1444Z via W3HNK, also bureau
   DU6/K9AW   24892  1324Z via W5FT, bureau
   FK8VHM     24895  1135Z via F5TLP, bureau
   FO0WEG     24940  1636Z via SP9FIH
   OX3NUK     24893  1714Z via bureau
   TT8FC      24945  1605Z via EA4AHK, bureau
   V47KP      24937  1653Z via K2SB, bureau

   3B8GL      28500  1606Z via 3B8CF, CBA
   5N2BHF     28516  1354Z via OE6LAG, bureau
   A35YL      28497  0818Z via DL7AFS, bureau
   E30TA      28445  1300Z via DL5NAM, bureau
   FK8HC      28005  0751Z via VK4FW, also bureau
   FO0DEH     28560  1905Z via ON4QM, bureau
   J28LP      28486  1321Z via F8UNF
   JT1BV      28473  1105Z via CBA
   JW5RIA     28005  1046Z via LA5RIA
   KL7HF      20045  1617Z via bureau
   OX3LG      28514  1225Z via OZ1ACB, bureau
   R1FJV      28028  1047Z via UA3AGS, bureau
   VP9/IK0FVC 28489  1610Z via IK0FVC
   YS1EJ      28504  1227Z via W4QJ, direct
   ZF2NT      28023  1151Z via G3SWH, bureau


QSL Routes

These stations announced to participate in the CQ WWDX SSB Contest:

4M5X   (on 20 or 15m) via W4SO
4U1VIC via OE bureau
9K9X   (OP 9K2HN) via bureau
AH2R   via JH7QXJ, direct or JARL bureau
B1Z    via JA4HCK
B7K    via BD7NQ, Box 599, Foshan GD 58000, China
CS7EWA via CT1EWA, bureau or direct
EM3J   via K6AR/4, Chris Williams,220 Woods Landing Ln, Callaway,VA 24067,USA
EM5J   via K6AR/4, Chris Williams,220 Woods Landing Ln, Callaway,VA 24067,USA
ER6A   via Slawa, ER1LW, Box 112, Chisinau, MD-2012, Moldavia
EY2A   via K6VNX
GD6IA  OPs Joe, K1JB, and Mike, K1EU
MM0LEO via W3LEO (CBA or W3 bureau)
GZ7V   (NOT GS2MP; GZ or MZ->new for Shetland) via ZS5BBO (CBA) or also via
       the SARL bureau. Visit their homepage: http://www.gm7v.com
HC8A   via WV7Y
IH9P   via KR7X
IQ7J   via IK7JWX, via ARI bureau or CBA
J43J   via DJ5JH
LY40   During the WWDX SSB Contest Lithuanian stations may use the prefix
       LY40 celebrating the 40th anniversary of their radio club.
OH0V   (10m) via OH6LI
P3A    via W3HNK
RW3RQ  via RN3RQ, Jack Yatskiv, Box 30, Michurinsk 393760, Russia.  
       They offer also a trophy for 6-band-(EU) or 5-band-QSOs (DX). More info from the 
       "Michurinsk Contest Group" via e-mail: mcg@pub.tmb.ru
TA3D   (160m) via TA3D (bureau or CBA). e-mail: ta3d@yahoo.com
TA3J   (40m)  via TA3J (bureau or CBA). e-mail: ta3j@yahoo.com
TA3YJ  (15m) via TA3YJ (bureau or CBA). e-mail: ta3yj@yahoo.com
TI5WFM (OPs Carlos/TI5KD, Hiro/JA6WFM and YL Naomi/JM6EBU) via JA6WFM
UK0A   via UK9AA, Fedor, Box 58, Tashkent, 700000, Uzbekistan
XE3/W0AH via W2GR (bureau or CBA)
ZF2MC  (80m) via N7MQ
ZF2RV  (10m) via WJ7R
ZF2SA  via K3SA

QSLs arrived via bureau: TI9CF (TI2CF), V47FM (PA5ET), VP2EREM (WB2REM), VP5/N0AT, VP5/N5QQ, VP9/N1RCT, VP9/N1RCT

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