DX News Letter 1287
March 28, 2002

DX-NL 1287 March 28, 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)


BANGLADESH, S2 Jan, OK1FWC, is momentarily working in Khulna. He will be on the air mainly on 10m signing S21/OK1FWC until July 2002. QSLs via OKDXF, Bradlec 73 29306 Kosmonosy, Czech Republic.

BOSNIA AND HERCEGOVINA, T9 Bernard, F5LPY, hit the airwaves as T9/F5LPY. He intends to stay until the end of May. Usually he is QRV on 20m CW around 2030 UTC, changing bands to 80m is no problem. On Sundays he can be found also in SSB on 20m from 0700-1030 UTC. He is struggling strong local QRM and is using small filters to fight it. QSLs via the French bureau.

CAPE VERDE ISLANDS, D4 Al, 4L5A, and Nodir, EY8MM, became active as D44AC in CW and RTTY. Until April 3rd they also plan to activate 160m and to take part in the WPX Contest on 10m. QSLs via IK3HHX.

CAT BA ISLAND, 3W, AS-132 Jack, F6BUM, will be signing 3W3M from Apr 3-5. Expect him to show up in CW on 7003, 10107, 14004, 18073, 21004 and 24897 kHz and in SSB on 14160 and 21260 kHz.

EASTERN MALAYSIA, 9M6 Taka, 9M6/JL1CHV, is QRV from Kota Kinabalu from Mar 29-31 (incl. WPX Contest). QSL via JL1CHV, bureau ok.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO, OC-067 Sei, JF1SQC/KH0DQ, will be on the air as FO8DX from Bora Bora during the WPX SSB Contest. QSL via JF1SQC, bureau ok.

HENDERSON ISLAND, VP6, OC-056 The first time activity from Ducie Island has been finished with great success at this moment. On their way back home they plan to stop on the rarely visited Henderson Island for one day on Mar 28. The call has not been mentioned yet but most likely the QSL manager will be also VE3HO.

HUKSAN ISLANDS, HL, AS-093 Korean radio amateurs are planning an IOTA expedition from Apr 4-7. Plans are to work with two stations simultaneously in CW and SSB on 10-40m. The callsign and QSL route have not been announced yet.

ITALY, I The city of Rome is celebrating its 2755th anniversary in April. Look out for some special event stations.

LEBANON, OD Max, IW0GXY, got a licence to operate a 6m station. He will be signing OD5/IW0GXY on 50155 kHz (+/- QRM) until June or even September.

MACAU, XX9 Pertti, OH2PM/XX9TRR, wants to be QRV in CW/SSB on 10-80m between Mar 26 and Apr 1. QSL via N6XJ.

MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0/m, AN-005 Peter, VK0MQI, shall be underway to this rarely activated island. His stay is planned until December. QSL via JA1ELY.

MALDIVES, 8Q, AS-013 Igor, RN3OA, intends to become QRV as 8Q7OA from San Island (AS-013) in SSB/CW on 10-80m between Mar 29 and Apr 10 (incl. WPX Contest). QSL via RN3OA, bureau ok.

REBUN ISLANDS, JA7, AS-147 JR8KJR/8 will be QRV in SSB on 6-17m and 40m on Mar 30/31. Afterwards he will activate Rishiri Island from Apr 1-3. QSL via JR8KJR.

SAIPAN, KH0, OC-086 KH0/JF2QNM is visiting Saipan from Mar 29 until Apr 1.

SAN FELIX ISLAND, CE0/x, SA-013 Since his ship home arrived earlier, XR0X shut down earlier on Mar 26.

SWITZERLAND, HB9 Diethelm, DJ2YE, will be signing HB9AON in CW on 40m activating the rare Kanton Obwalden daily from 0800-1000 UTC from Apr 1-12. QSL to DJ2YE, bureau ok.

VERDE ISLAND, DU, OC-224 Yannick, F6FYD, and Gerard, F2JD, are on the air as DU1/G0SHN in CW/SSB on 10/15/20m from Mar 28-31. QSL via F6AJA.


QSL direct: 4L3Y, 6Y5/G0NJZ, 8P9K, 9K2MU, 9J2BO, 9M2RS, A35OY, A45WD, A92EV, C6AKQ, D2YY, EA8BH, ET3PMW, HH7PV, HR6SI (NA-035), JD1/JM1KNI, KH2E, KP2/N6DE, PZ1AP, PZ1DV, T88TW, V31MF, V73UG, VK9NL,VP8GEO, VP8SIG, VU2SKD (AS-153), XE2ML, ZD9BV, ZX0CW (AN-010)


(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
Apr 3 -Apr 5    3W3M          1287 *
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 29-Apr 10   8Q7OA         1287 *
Mar 23-Mar 30   9A/DF9MV ..   1286
Mar 23-Mar 30   9A6AA         1286
NOW   -Sep/2002 9L1BTB        1268
Mar 29-Mar 31   9M6/JL1CHV    1287 *

Mar 23-Mar 31   C6AKK         1285
NOW   -2004     D2U           1282
NOW   -Apr 3    D44AC         1287 *
Mar 29-Apr 1    DL0FDX        1286
May 31-Jun 30   DT0FWC ..     1275
Mar 28-Mar 31   DU1/G0SHN     1287 *
Mar 24-Mar 31   FM5GU         1286
Mar 30-Mar 31   FO8DX         1287 *
Apr 1 -Apr 12   HB9AON        1287 *
Mar 25-Apr 7    HC8/XE1KK     1286
NOW   -2002     HF0POL        1271
Jan 1 -May 30   HL17FWC       1275
Apr 4 -Apr 7    HL???         1287 *

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 30-Apr 3    JR8KJR/8      1287 *
Mar 28-Apr 1    JW8G          1286
NOW   -Apr/2002 JX7DFA        1266
Mar 21-Mar 30   KG4IZ         1285
NOW   -Jun/02   OD5/IW0GXY    1287 *
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

NOW   -Jul/02   S21/OK1FWC    1287 *
Mar 25-Apr/2002 S79MX         1286
NOW   -May/02   T9/F5LPY      1287 *
Mar 26-Apr 1    T93M/HI9      1286
NOW   -Dec/2002 TT8DX         1283
Mar 17-Mar 31   V51/G4DMA     1285
NOW   -Dec/02   VK0MQI        1287 *
Mar 28          VP6/Henderson 1287 *
Mar 8 -May/2002 VQ9GB         1284
Mar 30-Apr 6    W4M           1286
Mar 27-Apr 2    WP2Z          1286
Mar 26-Mar 31   XF4ICH        1286
NOW   -Jul 31   XW3QBR        1286
Mar 26-Apr 1    XX9TRR        1287 *
Mar 29-Apr 4    XZ1DB         1286
NOW   -Sep/2002 ZC4BS         1260

*  = new
.. = and other calls

TNX: DJ2YE, DJ5AV, DJ6SE, DL1SBF, DL2BQV, DL4KQ, DL7VOA, F5PHW,JF1SQC/KH0DQ, JH1KLN, K4ZIN, LU6FAZ, LU6FBI, RN3OA, RN9XA, UR5EAW, 425 DX News, ARRL DX Bulletin, Crazy DX Group, F6AJA (Les Nouvelles DX), K1XN (GOLIST), KB8NW (OPDX Bulletin), N4AA (QRZDX), W3UR (Daily DX), Islands On The Web.