DX News Letter 1286
March 21, 2002

DX-NL 1286 March 21, 2002
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)


CACALUTA ISLAND, XE, NA-188 This Mexican Island will be activated by Enrique, XE1LWY, Luis, XE1YJL, Javier, XE1KOF, Alfonso, E1UZ, and Martin, XE1ML, from Mar 26-31. They intend to operate on all HF bands incl. 6m in SSB/CW/RTTY. The call will be XF4IH.

CHATHAM ISLAND, ZL7, OC-038 The Kermadec DX Association plans a new activity from Chatham Island for this year. They are still looking for some experienced and skilled CW and SSB operators. Ken, ZL4HU, is waiting for your mail.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI, NA-096 Danny, T93M/HI9, will be active on HF and 6m in CW/SSB between Mar 26 and Apr 1 incl. the CQWW WPX SSB Contest. QSL via DJ2MX, bureau ok.

DUCIE ISLAND, VP6/d, OC-182 The latest DXCC entity is on the air since a few days! VP6DI is expected to stay until March 23/24. QSL via VE3HO. The latest information can be found at their internet site: http://www.qsl.net/aa0mz/ducie.htm. On their way back home next week they plan to stop also on Henderson Island (VP6, OC-056) to activate this rarely visited island for one day.

EXUMA ISLAND, C6, NA-001 Bill, AA7X, will sign C6AKK from this island belonging to the Bahamas from Mar 23-31. He also plans to participate in the WPX SSB Contest. QSL via AA7X.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8, SA-004 Ramon, HC8/XE1KK, will be QRV mostly on 6m between Mar 25 and Apr 7.

LAOS, XW Mauro, IN3QBR, is expected to show up as XW3QBR until July 31.

LESOTHO, 7P8 Bernie, ZS4TX, will be on the air as 7P8Z during the next few days. QSL via ZS4TX.

MARTINIQUE, FM, NA-107 Luke, IV3JVJ, Max, IV3FHH (CW only), Andy, IV3BTY, and Claudio, IV3OWC, of "The Pordenone Gangsters" will show up mainly on the lowbands signing FM/homecalls from Mar 24-29. Expect loud signals. QSL via IV3TDM. During the WPX SSB Contest they will sign FM5GU in the M/S category. FM5GU QSLs via KU9C. More details can be found on their website http://www.qsl.net/fm5gu/.

MIDWAY ISLAND, KH4, OC-030 A group of English radio amateurs will operate at the station W4M from Mar 30 until Apr 6.

MIYAKO ISLANDS, JA6, AS-079 JI3DST/6 will work in SSB on 6/10/12/15/17/40m from Mar 29 till Apr 2. QSL via JI3DST.

MONACO, 3A Gino, 3A/IZ1EEX/m, is QRV on 40 and 20m during the afternoon hours of the weekends. One of his preferred frequencies seems to be 14250 kHz. QSL via F5VHM.

MYANMAR, XZ Dan NA7DB is signing XZ1DB from time to time between Mar 29 and Apr 4.

NORTH KOREA, P5 Though they have obtained a civilian licence the military prohibited the on the air activities for YT1AD! Hrane left the country already.

POEL ISLAND, DL, EU-098 DH3ZK and DL0FDX are QRV in SSB/CW/PSK on 10-80m from Mar 29-Apr 1. QSL via bureau.

SEYCHELLES, S7 Kurt, HB9MX, will work as S79MX in CW/SSB from Mar 25. He will stay for one month. QSL via HB9MX.

SINT MAARTEN, PJ7, NA-105 George, KI6CG, announced his activities as PJ7LT for the time between Mar 22 and Apr 8. QSL via homecall.

ST BARTHELEMY ISLAND, FJ, NA-146 Bert, FJ/PA3GIO/p or /m, intends to be QRV in SSB on 80/40/20/17/15/12/10m from Mar 22-28. QSL preferred via bureau to PA3GIO.

ST LUCIA, J6, NA-108 Jack, K9JE, is on the air as J68AR in CW/SSB from Mar 21 until Apr 2. QSL via K9JE.

SUSAC ISLAND, 9A, EU-016 Sven, 9A/DF9MV/p, and Chris, 9A/DL9CHR/p, are QRV from Mar 23-30. --- Emir, 9A6AA, plans to activate the lighthouse Kanula (CRO-064, LH-1430, CLH-047, JN82GS) on 80-10m from Mar 23-30. Pictures and logs will be presented on their website http://www.qsl.net/9a6aa/.

SVALBARD, JW, EU-126 JW8G will be activated in the WPX Contest from Mar 28 until Apr 1. The operators are Torfinn, JW4OFA (LA4OFA), Magnus, JW4PHA (LA4PHA), Morton, JW9GY (LA9GY), and Bjoern, JW9IY (LA9IY).

TEMOTU ISLANDS, H40 Nick, VK1AA (ex VK2ICV), is preparing an expedition from Mar 28 until Apr 12. The main operation shall take place on the lowbands and a participation in the WPX contest is planned as well. QSL via VK1AA.

TUNISIA, 3V8 DL1BDF, DL1BDI and JH4RHF are visiting Tunisia from Mar 27 till Apr 13. Together with 3V8CB, 3V8SJ, 3V8SQ, 3V8SF and 3V8SM they plan to take part also in the WPX Contest signing 3V8CB. QSL direct only via DL1BDF.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2, NA-106 Dean, N6DE, and Eric, K6EP, are staying on St Croix between Mar 27 and Apr 2. They will sign WP2Z in the CQ WPX SSB Contest. They will be QRV as KP2/homecalls in SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK on 160-10m outside of the contest. QSLs for WP2Z via KU9C, all others via homecalls.


QSL direct: 4L1UN, 9K2K, 9M6AAC, 9M8YY, 9N7MH, A61AU, BD4XA, E29AL (AS-126), EX8O, EX8QB, EY7AD, FG5FR, FY5GS, HC1MD, HC4/HC1MD,HF0POL,J79WB, KG4EC, KG4ZK, KH6/W2EDD, LU1ZA, NH7A, OM7M, P43JB, P40MM,PA3AXU, SN8V, T48K, T94YT, TF3GB, XU7ACE, YL2GD, ZF1A, ZK1APM, ZK1USA, ZV0SW (SA-014)

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


DATE            CALL          DXNL

NOW             3A/IZ1EEX/m   1286 *
Mar 27-Apr 13   3V8CB         1286 *
NOW   -Apr 9    3W2XK         1273
Mar 21-Apr 5    3W3M          1285
Mar 28-Apr 12   H40/VK1AA     1286 *
Mar 28-Apr 3    5W/VK2IR ..   1286 *
NOW             7P8Z          1286 *
NOW   -Apr 28   7Q7HB         1285
NOW   -Apr/2002 7Z1AC         1283
Mar 23-Mar 30   9A/DF9MV ..   1286 *
Mar 23-Mar 30   9A6AA         1286 *
NOW   -Sep/2002 9L1BTB        1268

Mar 21-Mar 25   BV9G          1285
NOW             BW3/UA3VCS    1285
Mar 23-Mar 31   C6AKK         1285
Mar 7 -Mar 21   CT3/DL3KWF .. 1283
NOW   -2004     D2U           1282
Mar 13-????     D44TA         1284
Mar 29-Apr 1    DL0FDX        1286 *
May 31-Jun 30   DT0FWC ..     1275
NOW   -Mar/2002 DU7/UT2VU     1284
Mar 8 -Mar 24   EA6/DL6KAC    1284
Mar 22-Mar 28   FJ/PA3GIO     1286 *
Mar 24-Mar 31   FM5GU         1286 *
Mar 25-Apr 7    HC8/XE1KK     1286 *
NOW   -2002     HF0POL        1271
Mar 14-???      HK0GU         1284
Jan 1 -May 30   HL17FWC       1275

NOW   -Mar 31   J37LR         1284
Mar 21-Apr 2    J68AR         1286 *
Mar 21-Apr 2    J68GS         1285
Mar 22-Mar 31   JD1/JA2NQG    1285
Mar 29-Apr 2    JI3DST/6      1286 *
Mar 28-Apr 1    JW8G          1286 *
NOW   -Apr/2002 JX7DFA        1266
Mar 21-Mar 30   KG4IZ         1285
Mar 18-Mar 28   KH2/WH7USA    1285
Feb 20-Dec 31   OP1A          1281
NOW   -Apr/2002 P43MR         1274
NOW   -2002     P5/4L4FN      1270, 1271, 1280
Mar 15-Mar 30   PJ2/DL7DF ..  1284
Mar 14-Apr 2    PJ2/N8BJQ ..  1285
Mar 22-Apr 8    PJ7LT         1286 *

Mar 25-Apr/2002 S79MX         1286 *
Mar 26-Apr 1    T93M/HI9      1286 *
NOW   -Dec/2002 TT8DX         1283
Mar 17-Mar 31   V51/G4DMA     1285
NOW   -Mar 24   VP6DI         1284, 1286 *
Mar 8 -May/2002 VQ9GB         1284
Mar 30-Apr 6    W4M           1286 *
Mar 27-Apr 2    WP2Z          1286 *
Mar 26-Mar 31   XF4ICH        1286 *
Mar 12-Mar 30   XR0X          1284
NOW   -Jul 31   XW3QBR        1286 *
Mar 29-Apr 4    XZ1DB         1286 *
NOW   -Sep/2002 ZC4BS         1260
Mar 16-Mar 26   ZD8CSA        1285

*  = new
.. = and other calls

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