DX News Letter 1264
October 9, 2001

DX-NL 1264 October 9, 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)


Anguilla, VP2E, NA-022: Ray, KC5EA/VP2E; Sheila, N5HGB; Gordon, N5AU; Brent, W5WW; Steve, K5MR; Alan, K5AB; Bob, K4UEE; Ron, N5QQ; Ron, N0AT; Carsten, DL6LAU; and Mac, JA3USA, will be active October 8th until November 1st on 10 through 160m. They will participate in CQWW-SSB-Contest as VP2E. QSL via N5AU.

Bhutan, A5: New contest station of Bhutan Amateur Radio Club A50A will be in CQWWDX contest Multi-Multi in late October. Outside of the contest guest-OPs Dave, KW4DA (A52DA); Chuck, N4BQW (A52CB); Pat, N0ADQ (A52PC); Glenn, W0GJ (A51B); Stewart, W0SHL (A52SL); Ken, K0EN (A52ED); and Steve, W0HAT (A52ST), will be using lowbands and WARC-bands.

Chiloe Island, CE7, SA-018: Marco, CE6TBN/7, will be QRV October 11st through 31st and in CQWW contest. QSL via CE6TBN.

Cornwallis Island, VE, NA-009: Hisato, 7K1WLE, will use VY0/7K1WLE or AK2M/VY0 October 25th through 31st. This island belongs to CQ-Zone 2. QSL via JN1HOW.

Costa Rica, TI: N0KE will be in CQWW-SSB-Contest as TI5X as QRP station. Outside of contest listen for TI/N0KE. QSL via N0KE.

Cyprus, 5B4: Johan, 5B4/PA3FDO, October 13th through 23rd mainly on 12 and 17m will be QSLing via bureau.

French Guyana, FY: In CQWW-SSB contest you will find FY5KE as M/S station. Operators are F1HAR, F5HRY, F5MZN, F5OIH, FY5FU and FY5FY. QSL via bureau.

Gough Island, ZD9, AF-030: Chris, ZS6EZ, will be ZD9IR for the next 12 through 13 months and intends activity on 160 through 10m, CW, SSB and RTTY with 100 Watts. QSL via ZS6EZ.

Greece, SV: J41NIK is the call of a station in Jamboree On The Air weekend October 20th/21st in Piraeus on 80 through 10m, using SSB and PSK31. QSL via SV1HR.

Greenland, OX, NA-018: Ekki, OX/DF4OR, will be on RTTY October 25th through 30th.

Laos, XW: Hiroo, JA2EZD, is active through late November as XW0X. QSL via XW2A.

Liechtenstein, HB0: HB0/DM2AUJ will be mainly on CW October 20th through 27th and prefers the lowbands. QSL via DM2AUJ, ok via bureau.

Liechtenstein, HB0: Laci, HA0HW; Tomi, HA4DX; and Geza, HA4XG, are announced for October 17th through 25th using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSLs via homecalls.

Macau, XX9: Ed, K8EP, October 11th through 17th as XX9TEP will be on CW and SSB. QSL via K8EP.

Madeira, CT3: Look out mainly on WARC bands for Tom, DL7UZO, October 12th through 25th as CT3/DL7UZO. Skeds and infos on http://www.qsl.net/dl7uzo/

Mauritius, 3B, AF-049: Jose, ON4LAC, will be active October 16th through December 6th as 3B8/ON4LAC, mainly SSB, but also some Pactor and RTTY.

Micronesia, V6: JE1LES as V63HJ will use SSB, CW, PSK31, SSTV and RTTY October 22nd through 28th on 6, 10, 15 and 20m. QSL via JE1LES, ok via bureau.

North Cook Islands, ZK1: Starting October 18th there will be a multinational DXpedition by Ralph, VE7XF/ZK1AKX; John, AA7PM/ZK1APM; Bob, W7TSQ/ZK1ASQ; Roger, W7VV/ZK1VVV; Victor, ZK1CG; and Tuatai, ZK1MA/ZK1CY, active from Manihiki (OC-014). In CQWW-SSB-Contest they will take part as ZK1CG. November 1st they will change for Rarotonga, South Cook. QSL via ZK1CG, direct only.

Rurutu Island, FO/A, OC-050: Eli, HA9RE, will visit this island in the Australes October 17th through November 5th as FO0ARE/A. QSL via HA8IB, direct only.

Gough Island:

Gough Island can be found 61 South and 10 West ca. 400 km southeast of Tristan da Cunha in Southern Atlantic. Other islands not far from Gough are Admiral Island, Isolda Rock, Lot's Wife Island, Penguin Island, Round Island, Saddle Island, South West Island and Tristania Rock. Gough has a length of 13 km and is 6.5 km wide. The soil is covered by grass and small bushes, the strong winds dont allow trees. Highest point is Expedition Peak at 909m.

The island was discovered in 1506 by Portuguese Sailors and named Diego Alvarez. 1731 it was named to remind of the English Captain Gough. It was never colonized, now and then some sealers passed a winter on the island.

The Republic of Southafrica now has a meteorological observatory there. Gough is breeding place for seabirds and a place for seals, sea-elephants, and penguins. There is no exploitation of guano until now. Amateurradio: Prefix ZD9, DXCC-Entity: Tristan da Cunha & Gough, time zone: = UTC, CQ-Zone: 38, ITU-Zone: 66. Actually No 54 of ARRL's most-wanted-list. IOTA-Reference AF-030.


(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager


QSL arrived buro: PY0F/PY1VOY, PY1VOY/p.


DATE        CALL       DXNL

16Oct-06Dec 3B8/ON4LAC 1264 *
01Oct-16Oct 3B8/PA..   1262
30Sep-13Oct 3DA0DF..   122
02Oct-15Oct 3W/N4CD    1262
13Oct-23Oct 5B4/PA3FDO 1264 *
06Oct-16Oct 5T5U       1263
22Aug- 2003 5W1SA      1257
now  - 2004 9L1DX      1260
10Oct-14Oct 9M6JQT..   1263
19Sep-23Oct 9Y/DL2YY   1262
now  -31Oct A50A..     1264 *
28Sep-13Oct C98DC      1261
11Oct-31Oct CE6TBN/7   1264 *
12Oct-25Oct CT3/DL7UZO 1264 *
17Oct-03Nov E30NA      1263
15Oct-30Oct FO/SP9FIH  1263
17Oct-05Nov FO0ARE/A   1264 *
15Sep-15Dec FO0DEH     1259
27Oct-28Oct FY5KE      1264 *
06Oct-13Oct GB0SM      1263
17Oct-31Oct GH4BJC/p   1263
10Oct-??    GM0HCO/mm  1263
08Oct-23Oct H4/IZ6DSQ..1263
20Oct-27Oct HB0/DM2AUJ 1264 *
17Oct-25Oct HB0/HA0HW..1264 *
now  - 2001 HC2BEV..   1228
21Sep-08Oct HP1/DL7CM  1261
20Oct-21Oct J41NIK     1264 *
19Oct-21Oct JF1NEH/1.. 1263
25Oct-23Oct OX/DF4OR   1264 *
15Sep-12Oct PJ2/PA0VDV 1260
05Oct-15Oct TG/DL1CW   1262
27Oct-28Oct TI/N0KE    1264 *
28Aug-Jul02 TT8DX      1256
now  -Apr02 V31JP      1262
22Oct-28Oct V63HJ      1264 *
now  - 2004 V73GJ      1257
07Oct-20Oct VK8AN/6    1263
09Oct-15Oct VK9LO      1263
08Oct-01Nov VP2..      1264 *
??Oct-??    VP8CMH/mm  1263
25Oct-31Oct VY0/7K1WLE 1264 *
07Oct-13Oct XF1/DL1YMK 1263
10Oct-10Nov XU7ABW     1263
now  -3Nov  XW2A       1264 *
11Oct-17Oct XX9TEP     1264 *
now  -Sep02 ZC4BS      1260
until-Oct02 ZD9IR      1264 *
18Oct-01Nov ZK1CG..    1264 *
08Oct-08Nov ZL1/PA0MIR 1263
??Oct       ZW0TB..    1263

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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