DX News Letter 1270
November 21, 2001

DX-NL 1270 November 21, 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)


ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2, NA-100 Bud, AA3B, will sign V26K during the CQWW CW Contest. QSL to AA3B.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8, AF-003 Glenn, K6NA/ZD8A, and Rick, N6ND/ZD8R, will get active around Nov 28/29. Their length of stay is not known.

BAHAMAS, C6 Joe, W4SAA/C6A, is QRV from Nov 16-27. Joe and Dick, N4RP, will sign C6AKP during the CQWW CW Contest. QSL via homecalls.

BURKINA FASO, XT The English Voodoo Contest Group members G3PJT, G3SXW, G3XTT, G4BWP, G4IFB, G4PIQ and KC7V will hit the airwaves as XT2DX participating in the multi/multi class of the upcoming CQWW CW Contest.

CAPE VERDE, D4, AF-005 Henryk, SM0JHF, is signing D44CF in CW on 6-160m until Nov 26 including the CQWW. QSL via SM0JHF.

CAMBODIA, XU Andy, G4ZVJ, hopes to get the call XU7AAV from Nov 21-27. He is QRV in CW only! QSL via G4ZVJ.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF, NA-016 Joe, W5ASP, John, K6AM, and Carl, K9LA, are planning to take part in the CQWW as well: W5ASP signing ZF1A on 15m or 20m, K6AM as ZF2AM on 10m and K9LA as ZF2LA on 80m single band. QSL via homecalls.

CRETE, SV9, EU-015 Bill, SV9/W4WX, is QRV in SSB/RTTY on 10-80m between Nov 27 and Dec 4. QSL via W4WX, bureau ok.

DUCIE ISLAND, VP6, OC-182 Effective Nov 16, 2001, Ducie Island has been added to the DXCC Entity List. However the very first activation of this island will need a little more time to take place. The team experienced bad weather on Gambier Island and arrived on Pitcairn only last sunday. They were about 80 miles from Ducie when the team made the decision to cancel the DXpedition based on forecasted wave predictions for Ducie Island. Since they were a few days late and their stay on Ducie had to be finished on Nov 23 anyway they decided to cancel the trip to return to Gambier Island by Nov 27. The team will now operate a multi-op from Pitcairn Island during the CQWW CW Contest.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6, OC-133 9M6AAC is activated by DL4WG, DL5LYM and DL8WAM between Nov 18 and Dec 2. During the CQWW CW Contest they will sign 9M6A.

GREECE, SV SV1VN, SV1VN and SV1XV will sign SW1R from a location near Athens mainly on 160m during the CQWW CW Contest. QSL to SV1XV, bureau ok.

GRENADA, J3, NA-024 The Yankee Clipper Contest Club members NB1B (J3/NB1B), K2KQ (J37ZA), K2TE (J3/K2TE), N2GA (J3/N2GA), N2MI (J3/N2MI), WA1S (J38AA) and K2DO (J3/K2DO) will operate as J3A in the CQWW contest. QSL via WA1S.

GUAM, KH2, OC-026 Hiro, KH2/JA5XAE, is on the air in CW/SSB on 10-20m starting on Nov 24. QSL via JA5XAE. --- The Guam Contest Club and its members JI3ERV/NH2C, JR7OMD/WI3O, JK3GAD/AL7NC, JR8VSE/NH2N, JP1JFG/N2IU intend to finish in the Top 5 worldwide in the multi/single category. QSL via JH7QXJ, bureau ok.

GUERNSEY, GU, EU-114 Hein, MU/DL2OBF, is operating from this Channel Island participating in the CQWW low power category on all bands.

KUWAIT, 9K Mike, DL1HCM, will be QRV as 9K9X on all bands during the CQWW Contest.

LUXEMBOURG, LX LX5A will be the call of Joerg, DF9LJ, Manfred, DK2OY, Helmut, DK6WL, Christian, DL1MGB, Uli, DL2HBX, and Holger, DL5UT, during the contest. QSL via LX1RQ, bureau ok.

MADURA ISLAND, YB, OC-237 Adi, YC3MM/p, will be on the air from Nov 24-26. QSL via IZ8CCW.

MICRONESIA, V6, OC-010 Sho, JA7HMZ, is working from Pohnpei for one week starting on Nov 23. In the contest he will sign V63A and during the rest of the time he is QRV in RTTY on all bands signing V63DX. QSL via JA7AO.

MIDWAY ISlAND, KH4, OC-030 Tommy, KH4/VK2IR, will be active on 80-6m between Nov 24 and Dec 1.

NORTH KOREA, P5 Ed, P5/4L4FN, is on the air since Nov 4! Ed is working for the UN World Food Program and has only an oral permission to operate yet. He is QRV with an Icom IC706 and a 20m dipole. Since Ed is working 12 hours each day he can be found on the air only very seldom. Until now only a few mostly American HAMs were lucky enough to make a QSO with Ed. At http://www.amsatnet.com you can listen to the QSO of Bruce, KK5KO, in MP3 or Real Audio format. Until now Ed is working in SSB only on 14.205 MHz or 28.575 MHz, during week days listen from 1400-1500 UTC and from 2200-2300 UTC. After he has returned from his Christmas holiday he will also have better equipment available! QSL via KK5KO.

SAINT MARTIN, FS, NA-105 Ann, FS/W2AZK, and Brian, FS/KF2HC, will be active in SSB/CW on 10-40m between Nov 26 and Dec 2.

SHETLAND ISLANDS, GM/s, EU-012 Ian, G3WVG, and Nigel, G3TXF, will participate in the CQWW CW Contest signing MZ5A and handing out the multiplier GM/Shetland.

TANZANIA, 5H 5H1X will be the call of Paul, K1XM, in the CQWW CW. Before and after the contest his XYL Charlotte, KQ1F, is active as 5H1F. All QSLs via KQ1F.

VERDE ISLAND, LU The Radio Club Mar Del Plata (LU2DT) will visit this island 60 km off the shore of Bahia Blanca from Nov 23-25. The callsign will be LS2D and you can find them in CW on 3510, 7005, 14020, 21020, 28020 and 50110 kHz and in SSB on 3680, 7080, 14190, 21290, 28400 and 50110 kHz.

QSL Info

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

QSL direct: 4T0I (SA-052), 8P2K (NA-021), 9M2TO, AP2IA, ER7HQ, FK8HG, HC8Z, HK5MQZ/0M, HS0AC, J75KG (NA-101), JI3DST/8 (AS-147), RZ1CWD/P, KD7H/4 (NA-110), OH3BHL/1 (EU-096), OM5XX, OX3CO, TA2IM, V47KP, VP5/W6XK, VP5/WA2VYA, YK1AH, YV5JBI/P (SA-090)

QSL bureau: 4L7O (DL7BY), 4S7NE, 5B4AGD (YU1FW), 5B4/DL7VFR, 5K9AQ (HK3PXA), 5R8DS, 5R8GY (PA3GIO), 8Q7DV (AS-013), 8R1K, 9M2TO/p (AS-073), A41LZ, A45ZN, A61AC, C35AR, C4MA (AS-120), CO6AZ, CT3/DJ6QT, CT9L (DJ6QT), CU4ARG (CU3AN)


DATE            CALL          DXNL

Oct 16-Dec 6    3B8/ON4LAC    1264
NOW             5H1F          1270 *
Aug 22-2003     5W1SA         1257
Nov 20-Dec 10   5W/W7TVF      1269
Nov 20-Nov 26   6Y1A..        1269
Nov 20-Nov 27   8P9HAT        1269
NOW   -Sep/2002 9L1BTB        1268
Nov 18-Dec 2    9M6AAC        1270 *
NOW   -2004     9L1DX         1260
Nov 15-Mar/2002 9U5D          1268

Nov 20-Nov 27   C6A/K8EP      1269
Nov 16-Nov 27   C6AKP..       1270 *
Nov 20-Nov 26   CT3/DL2CC     1269
NOW   -Nov 26   D44CF         1270 *
Nov 11-Nov 23   DJ8OK         1268
Nov 10-??       DK8OJ/HI3     1268
Nov 15-Nov 30   FG4/N4CD      1268
Nov 26-Dec 2    FS/W2AZK..    1270 *
Oct 15-Nov 30   H44MA         1265
NOW   -2001     HC2BEV..      1228
Nov 20-Nov 26   HC8N          1269
Nov 21-Dec 9    HI3K..        1269
Nov 8 -Nov 29   HK0GU         1267, 1269
Nov 1 -Dec 15   IB0/IK8VRH    1268
NOW   -Dec 31   IY1SP         1268
Nov 19-Nov 30   JT1/K4ZW      1269
NOW   -Apr/2002 JX7DFA        1266

NOW   -Mar/2002 KC4/N3SIG     1267
Nov 24-???      KH2/JA5XAE    1270 *
Nov 24-Dec 1    KH4/VK2IR     1270 *
Nov 23-Nov 25   LS2D          1270 *
Nov 22-Nov 27   NH0S..        1269
Nov 21-Nov 25   NP2/K7BV      1269
NOW   -2002     P5/4L4FN      1270 *
Nov 5 -Nov 30   PJ4/PA3CNX    1267
Nov 18-??       PJ4/W8RXR     1269
Nov 20-Nov 29   PY0FM         1269
NOW   -Jan/2002 R1ANC         1268
Nov 15-Dec 5    S79GAN        1268
Nov 27-Dec 4    SV9/W4WX      1270 *
Nov 21-Nov 27   TI2/VE2EM     1269
Oct 18-Nov 30   TI8/W5AA      1265
Nov 11-Nov 23   TJ2RSF        1268
Nov 22-Nov 27   T88FS..       1269

Nov 22-Dec 4    V47UY         1269
Nov 23-Nov 30   V63DX         1270 *
Nov 8 -Mar/2002 VK3FEI/p      1267
Nov 22-Nov 27   VP5/K3TEJ     1269
Nov 7 -Nov 28   VP5/K5CM..    1267
Nov 20-Nov 27   VP5ED         1269
NOW   -Nov 23   VP6..         1267, 69, 70 *
Nov 21-Nov 27   XU7AAV        1270 *
Nov 24-Nov 26   YC3MM/p       1270 *
NOW   -Sep/2002 ZC4BS         1260
Nov 28-???      ZD8A..        1270 *
Nov 20-Dec 15   ZD8Z          1269
      -Oct/2002 ZD9IR         1264
Nov 22-Nov 29   ZK2/VK2IR     1269
Nov 1 -Nov 26   ZM8CW         1266
NOW             ZS7ANT        1269

 * = new
.. = and other calls

CQWW CW CONTEST Following stations announced to be active during the upcoming contest: 5H1X, 9K9X, 9M6A, J3A,LX5A, MU/DL2OBF, MZ5A, SW1R, V26K, V63A, XT2DX and ZF1A.