DX News Letter 1247
June 4, 2001

DX-NL 1247 - June 4, 2001
DX News Letter

a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"

Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

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


ALAND ISLANDS, OH0 Peter, DL5FF (OH0JWL) and Hadi, DJ2PJ (OH0JWH) are QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY/ PSK31 from June 10-22. They will emphasize 6m. QSL via homecalls.

CEUTA, EA9 Yuki, JI6KVR, will be active as EA9/JI6KVR from Ceuta from June 8-12. QSL via EA5KB.

GREECE, SV1 Mike, NA9Q, and Arlyce, NB9Q, are QRV from Athens signing SV1/NA9Q/p and SV1/NB9Q/p from June 13-19. They will then go to Rhodes. QSL via homecalls.

GUAM, KH2, OC-026 Ban, JF2WXS, Yoshi, JE2EHP, Michy, JH2CYU, Aki, JH2QFY, Yasu, JJ2CYO, and JS2ITP are QRV in SSB/CW on 160-6m from June 9-12. QSL: N3WW/KH2 via JF2WXS, K1HP/KH2 via JE2EHP, KH2/JH2CYU via CBA, KH2/JH2QFY via CBA, KH2/JJ2CYO via CBA and KH2/JS2ITP via CBA.

HAWAII, KH6, OC-019 After staying on Fiji Andre, GM3VLB, is now active as KH6/GM3VLB from June 10-12.

JERSEY ISLAND, GJ, EU-013 Rainer, DL1ZBO, Tilo, DJ5BX, and Ekki, DF4OR, are QRV from June 7-12. They are active on 10/15/20/40/80m during the ANARTS RTTY Contest and in CW/ SSB on the WARC bands during the rest of the time. Their call is MJ/DL1ZBO. QSL via DL1ZBO.

MALAWI, 7Q 7Q7YL, 7Q7CW (JG6BKB), 7Q7DU (JR6XIW), 7Q7EN (JJ6VOV), and 7Q7KZ (JA2LZF) are QRV with an IC-706MKII (100 watts) on HF+6m from June 6-19.

MAYOTTE, FH, AF-027 Bert, PA3GIO, is on the air from Grande Terre signing FH/PA3GIO/p from June 11-18. He will be QRV in SSB on 80/40/20/17/15/12/10m with 100W and wire antennas. QSL via bureau is preferred. More info at http://www.pa3gio.nl/FH/.

NIGER, 5U After waiting a few months Jim, KC0IFR, got a license bearing the call 5U7JK and promised to be very active during the next months. An online logbook is available at http://digilander.iol.it/i2ysb/jim/5u7.htm. QSL via I2YSB.

OELAND, SM7, EU-037 Guenter, DL5CX, is on the air as SM7/DL5CX in CW/PSK-31/RTTY/SSB from Jun 9-16. QSL via bureau.

RHODES, SV5 After staying in Athens Mike, SV5/NA9Q/p, and Arlyce, SV5/NB9Q/p, are QRV from Afondou Beach between Jun 20 and Jul 3. They will be QRV in SSB/CW/PSK31 on 10-40m with a portable antenna. QSL via homecalls.

SAINT MARY'S ISLAND, G, EU-011 G3HTA/p is QRV in CW and SSB daily between 0700-0930 and 1700-2300 UTC from Jun 10-22. QSL via G3HTA.

SAIPAN, KH0 KH0/JA8CCL can be worked on HF and 6m from June 8-11. QSL via JA8CCL.

SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, W6, NA-066 Norby, LX1NO (KM6RY), and Manu, LX2LX (AB7TL), are staying in the US between June 9 and 30. During this time they intend to activate Santa Catalina signing AB7TL/6 and KM6RY for two days. QSL via LX1NO.

ST PIERRE & MIQUELON ISLANDS, FP Wendell, K4JZ, will sign FP/K4JZ in SSB on 10-40m from June 14-18. QSL direct.

WOLIN ISLAND, SP, EU-132 Something special for prefix hunters: HF1UKF is on the air during the meeting of the SP-VHF-Club working in SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK31 on 160-10m/VHF/ UHF from Jun 10-17.

ZAKYNTHOS ISLAND, SV8, EU-052 Daniele, IK0REH, is active as SV8/IK0REH/p in CW on 10/15/20/40m from Jun 8-20. QSL via bureau.

Mayotte Island

Mayotte is situated at 12deg 50'South and 45deg 10'East between the African continent and Madagascar. Geographically this island belongs to the Comores and is named Mahore or Maore. It's totally surrounded by a coral reef maing worlds largest lagoon. There are the main island Grande Terre (374 sq km), Ile Pamanzi and Chissioi M'Zamboro plus several smaller islands. The highest elevation is the Benera volcano (653m asl) and there are 159000 people living there.

These islands were already populated in the past by Arab traders. The first Europeans were the Portuguese in 16th century, English in 1595 but the French gained most influence over the island. In 1841 Sultan Andriantsouli traded the island against a yearly due of 5000 Franc and a French education of his sons. Since then Mayotte Island is administrated by France.

This island is home of the Ylang Ylang flower from which ethereal oils are extracted which are major ingredient to parfumes all over the world. Palm and coconut trees are mostly seen on the hills but they also grow sugar, coffee, vanilla and other spices.

The climate is tropical meaning hot and wet. The raining period is between November and May with many cyclons occurring.

Amateur radio: prefix FH, own DXCC entity, UTC +3 hours.

QSL Info


There is a new internet page where you can check postal and e-mail addresses of Chinese HAMs: http://www.hellocq.net/qrz/index_e.php Sometimes you can find also information of preferred frequencies and modes there.


DATE             CALL            DXNL

Jun 6 -Jun 8     3D2LB/p         1246
May 30-Jun 9     5R8GY           1245
NOW              5U7JK           1247 *
Jun 6 -Jun 19    7Q7YL..         1247 *
Jun 4 -Jun 11    8Q7WH           1246
NOW   -Jun       9Q5BQ           1242

Jun 9 -Jun 30    AB7TL/6..       1247 *
Jun 9 -Jun 20    C9/JA..         1230/1233
Jun 8 -Jun 12    EA9/JI6KVR      1247 *
Jun 11-Jun 18    FH/PA3GIO       1247 *
Dec/00-Jul/2001  FO0CLA          1225, 1239
Jun 14-Jun 18    FP/K4JZ         1247 *
Jun 19-Jun 22    G3HTA/p         1247 *
May 28-Jun 6     GM3OFT          1244, 1246
NOW   -2001      HC2BEV..        1228
Jun 20-Jun/2001  HC4WW           1203
Jun 10-Jun 17    HF1UKF          1247 *
Apr 25-Aug 14    HS0ZCW          1241

May 25-Jun 7     J49HW..         1245
Jun 1 -Jun 12    JA6GXK          1238
Sep/00-Aug/2001  JD1BCK          1224
May 29-Jun       JT1Y            1244
Jun 1 -Jun 9     JW0PK           1246
May 31-Jun 10    JW3OHA          1231
Jun 8 -Jun 11    KH0/JA8CCL      1247 *
Jun 9 -Jun 12    KH2...          1247 *
Jun 10-Jun 12    KH6/GM3VLB      1247 *
Jun 7 -Jun 12    MJ/DL1ZBO       1247 *

Jun 10-Jun 22    OH0JWL..        1247 *
Jun 6 -Jun 10    OY/OH7KA        1246
May 28-Jun 8     OY9UR           1244
May 27-Jun 8     OZ/DL7VOX       1245
NOW   -Jun 4     OZ3DU           1246
May 18-Aug 22    P29IO           1243
Jun 9 -Jun 16    SM7/DL5CX       1247 *
Jun 13-Jun 19    SV1/NA9Q..      1247
Jun 20-Jun 3     SV5/NA9Q        1247 *
Jun 8 -Jun 20    SV8/OK0REH      1247 *

1st week of June TA2KI           1245
Jun 1 -Jun 10    TM6JUN          1246
May   -Sep       TT8JE           1243
Jun 6 -Aug 31    VO2/K2FRD       1246
May 31-Jun 14    VP5/W3RM..      1245
Apr 25-Aug 14    VU/K4VUD        1241
NOW   -Jun       ZA1/IK7VJP      1240
NOW   -Jun 7     ZB2FX           1246
Jun 6 -Jun 13    ZF2MU           1246

 * = new
...= and other calls

TNX: 9A6AA, AJ3M, DE0MST, DE1MGL, DJ5AV, DL1GGT, DL1QW, DL1SBF, DL2BQV, JI3ERV/NH2C, PA0RDY, PA3ARM, PA3GIO, 425 DX News, ARRL DX Bulletin, Crazy DX Group, F6AJA (Les Nouvelles DX), KB8NW (OPDX Bulletin), N4AA (QRZ DX), W3UR (Daily DX), Islands On The Web.