DX News Letter 1301
July 18, 2002

DX-NL 1301 July 18, 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)


ALBORAN ISLAND, EA9, AF-042 EA7VK,EA7RU, EA7AIN, EA7HZ and EB7HAF will be QRV in SSB/CW on 10/15/20m from Jul 19-23. This island can be activated only very rarely since there is a military base on it.

AZORES, CU, EU-003 CT1AHU, CT1AVC, CT1EFL and CT1EGW will be on the air as CU3AD and CU3EJ from Jul 20-30. They intend to hit the airwaves from EU-175 during the IOTA Contest.

BAHAMAS, C6, NA-001 The Southwest Ohio DX Association and the Hoosier DX and Contest Group will travel to Eleuthera from Jul 24-31. They plan to become active in SSB/CW/PSK31 on 40-6m. They will sign C6DX in the IOTA Contest and C6AJR during the rest of the time. The operators will be Joe,W8GEX, Byron,WA8NJR, Mike,N9NS, Ron,W8ILC, Jim,K8FL, and Wayne,K8LEE. QSL for C6ARJ via W8GEX, C6DX via N8QET.

BERMUDA, VP9, NA-005 Mark, AA1AC/VP9, will be active in CW/SSB on 10-80m from Jul 21-24. QSL via AA1AC.

BORNHOLM ISLAND, OZ, EU-030 During his holiday Wilf,OZ/DJ6TK/p, is on the air in CW and SSB mainly in the afternoons and late evenings from Jul 13-27. You have a good chance of working him on the IOTA frequencies.

CORSICA, TK, EU-014 Claude,F5MCC, and Tony,TK5XN, will be QRV again as TK/F5MCC in CW/SSB between Jul 20 and Aug 7. They are also planning an extra trip to Lavezzi Island (EU-164). QSL for TK/F5MCC via F5MCC, TK5XN via F2YT. --- TK/F5OZK is on the air on 70cm-40m (including WARC bands) until July 27.

CORVO ISLAND, CU9, EU-089 Luis, CT1AGF, Antonio, CT1EPV, Hermann, HB9CRV/CT3FN, and HB9FMU are QRV from this Azores island signing CU9AB, CU9/CT1AGF/p, CU9/CT3FN/p and CU9/HB9FMU/p between Jul 16 and Aug 1. During the IOTA Contest they will sign CU9D. QSL for CU9D and CU9AB via WA3HUP, CT3FN via HB9CRV, all others via homecalls.

CROATIA, 9A, EU-170 Oto, 9A4OP/p, plans to activate 23 (!) Croatian islands in the EU-170 group during a two weeks period. He will visit two-to-three islands per day starting on July 24. The list of islands can be found online at: http://www.inet.hr/9a6aa/IOCA_IOTA_LH/next.htm.

CURACAO, PJ2, SA-006 Members of the Bristol Contest Group are signing PJ2/G4FKA, PJ2/G3XSV, PJ2/G3TKF, PJ2/G0HFX and PJ2/M0WLF for two weeks starting on Jul 22.

DODECANESE, SV5, EU-001 J49RW and J45PC will be the callsigns of Miro, OM5RW, and Rudi, OM3PC, on Rhodes Island. They plan to stay from Jul 22-28.

GOTLAND ISLAND, SM, EU-020 Martin, SM0DTK, is QRV mostly during the morning hours (0400-0600 UTC) until Aug 4.

LIPARI ISLAND, ID9, EU-017 Nino, ID9/I2IA, is active between Jul 15 and Sep 15. He intends to visit also other islands in the Eolie group during this time.

LUXEMBOURG, LX LX8LGS is the callsign of the "Luxembourg Guides and Scouts" on a scout meeting from Jul 17-27. They are working in SSB/CW/RTTY/SSTV on 160-2m. QSL via LX2AJ.

MALTA, 9H, EU-023 Jack, 9H3QC (RW3QC), and Igor, 9H3OA (RN3OA), are hitting the airwaves on 10-80m from Jul 18-31. They will sign 9H3QC during the IOTA Contest. QSL via homecalls.

MENORCA, EA6 Otto, EA6/DL2HX, is QRV in CW/SSB/PSK31 on 10-40m from Jul 13 till Aug 3. However his family has the priority during his holidays.

MOROKULIEN, LG5LG/SJ9WL Uwe, DL6MPG, and Karsten, DL8MUG, plan to visit the station of LG5LG/SJ9WL from Jul 21-28. Though these calls are not valid for the IOTA award they still expect some "small" pile-up's. For further information on these calls read http://www.darc.de/referate/dx/bulls/dxnl/2001/dxnl1254.htm or http://www.morokulien.com/english/ for general info on Morokulien.

PASMAN ISLAND, 9A, EU-170 Zsolt, HA6PS, and Laci, HA6NL, will hit the airwaves on HF signing 9A/homecalls from Jul 23-30. QSL via homecalls.

RIKORDA ISLAND, UA9, AS-066 RI0L will be QRV with eight operators from Jul 20-30. QSL via IK2DUW.

SAMOS ISLAND, SV8, EU-049 J48S will be the call of ON6HE, ON4AUB, ON5CT and ON4AAC from Jul 23-29.

SANTA MARIA ISLAND, CE, SA-069 Members of the Southern Cross DX Group led by Nick, XQ1IDM, Dan, XQ1ZW, and Juan Pablo, CE4USW, are signing 3G1A from Jul 17-19. They are working with three stations in CW/SSB/RTTY on all HF bands. More details can be found on their website http://www.qsl.net/3g1a/. QSL via CE4USW.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5 Russ, W4UBC, is planning an activity in SSB signing VP5/W4UBC on 10-80m from Jul 21-26. Main operation shall take place on 12m and 17m. QSL via W4UBC, unfortunately ONLY direct.

VENEZUELA, YV The Grupo DX Caracas will activate Toas Island (SA-066) during the Venezuelan Navy Day. YW1T will be QRV in SSB/CW on HF/6m from Jul 23-28. QSL via W4SO, via bureau is ok.

WHIDBEY ISLAND, W7, NA-065 WA7FW/7 will hit the airwaves on 10-40m on Jul 20/21. More information is available at http://www.fwarc.org.

WOLIN ISLAND, SP, EU-132 SN0WI will be on the air in CW/SSB/RTTY on 10-80m from Jul 23-28.

QSL Info

QSL direct: 3A2MD, 3B8/PA3BAG, 3W2KHO, 6O0X, 6V6U, 9M2/JI1ETU, 9M6BG, 9M8FC, 9Y4/NG5E, A43GI (AS-119), A52OM (HS/G3NOM), AH6PN/HR6 (NA-057), AP2AUM, AZ2AH, C56JJ, CT3/DL2CC,DS5XEH/4 (AS-085),EK4JJ,ES1QD/0, FM5AD, FW0DX, H40AT (OC-065), H44XX, HH2/DL1DA, HH2SJR (KZ5RO), HI3/SM0JHF, HR4/YN4SU, J6/G3XAQ, JD1YBO (JD1BKQ), JE5DTS/JD1, JW8AJA, K7ASU/KH9, KG4CM, KH6ND, KH8/NM7N

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


DATE            CALL          DXNL

Jul 17-Jul 19   3G1A          1301 *
NOW   -Jun/2003 5W1SA         1292
Jul 13-Jul 20   9A/DL4AMK     1300
Jul 23-Jul 30   9A/HA6PS  ..  1301 *
Jul 24-Aug 7    9A4OP/p       1301 *
Jul 20-Jul 21   9A0R          1300
Jul  - Aug      9G1AA         1299
Jul 18-Jul 31   9H3QC     ..  1301 *
Jul 15-Jul 30   9H3Z          1300
NOW   -Sep/2002 9L1BTB        1268

Jul 24-Jul 31   C6DX      ..  1301 *
Jul 18-Jul 24   CE0Y/7K1WLE   1300
Jul 20-Jul 30   CU3AD         1301 *
Jul 16-Aug 1    CU9AB     ..  1301 *
NOW   -2004     D2U           1282
Jul 13-Aug 3    EA6/DL2HX     1301 *
Jul 19-Jul 23   EA9/EA7VK ..  1301 *
Jul 5 -Jul 25   FG/F8CMT      1300
Jul 11-Jul 19   GM6UW         1299
NOW   -2002     HF0POL        1271
Jul 16-Jul 29   HK0ZZ         1300
Jun 22-Aug 1    IA5/HB9OAB    1299
Jul 13-Jul 27   IA5/IZ3ERM    1300
Jul 15-Sep 15   ID9/I2IA      1301 *

Jul 23-Jul 29   J48S          1301 *
Jul 22-Jul 28   J49RW     ..  1301 *
Jul 16-Aug 6    JH1EFP/JD1    1300
Jul 6 -Jul 21   JW4LN         1299
NOW   -Sep 1    K1VSJ         1298
Jul 21-Jul 28   LG5LG         1301 *
Jul 17-Jul 27   LX8LGS        1301 *
Jul 5 -Aug 5    LY750     ..  1299
Jul 13-Jul 27   OZ/DJ6TK/p    1301 *
NOW   -Aug 20   OZ1DGQ        1299
Jul 22-Aug 3    PJ2/G4FKA ..  1301 *
Jul 20-Jul 30   RI0L          1301 *
Jul 7 -Jul 20   RX3AJL        1300
NOW   -Jul/2002 S21/OK1FWC    1287
NOW   -Aug 4    SM0DTK        1301 *
Jul 23-Jul 28   SN0WI         1301 *
NOW             SU9BN         1299
NOW   -Oct/2002 SV5/IK2WZD    1292
NOW   -Sep 15   SV1BRL/8      1300

NOW   -Aug/2002 TA0/TA2RC ..  1295
Jul 20-Aug 7    TK/F5MCC  ..  1301 *
NOW   -Jul 27   TK/F5OZK      1301 *
NOW   -Dec/2002 TT8DX         1283
Jul 15-Aug 14   TZ7Z ..       1300
NOW   -Dec/2002 VK0MQI        1287, 1291
Jul 21-Jul 26   VP5/W4UBC     1301 *
Jul 21-Jul 24   VP9/AA1AC     1301 *
Jul 20-Jul 21   WA7FW/7       1301 *
NOW   -Jul 31   XW3QBR        1286
Jul 23-Jul 28   YW1T          1301 *
Jun 1 -Aug 31   ZA/Z35M       1297
NOW   -Sep/2002 ZC4BS         1260

*  = new
.. = and other calls

TNX: CE4USW, DH3ZK, DJ2MX, DJ5AV, DJ6TK, DK8JB, DL1SBF, DL2BQV, DL2HX,DL3TD, DL7VOA, F8BBL, IK2QPR, K9OT, MM0DXC, NG3K, PA0MIR, RN3OA, 425 DX News, ARRL DX Bulletin, Crazy DX Group, F6AJA (Les Nouvelles DX), N4AA (QRZ DX), KB8NW (OPDX Bulletin), W3UR (Daily DX), Islands On The Web.