DX News Letter 1305
August 15, 2002

DX-NL 1305 August 15, 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)


ANDROS ISLAND, C6, NA-001 C6ALW is the callsign of Al, K3TKJ, who is QRV on 40-6m between Aug 14 and Sep 18. Al focuses on 6m (CW/SSB) and 20m (SSB). Dave,N3DB, will join him from Aug 26 until Sep 5.

ANTARCTICA, VP8/a Chris, N3SIG, is signing ZL5CP from Scott Base on Ross Island (AN-011) starting on Aug 15. From time to time he will also sign KC4/N3SIG from McMurdo Base. All QSLs via AI3D.

ARGENTINA, LU Members of the Bahia Blanca DX Group will visit the lighthouse of Recalada (ARG 009)on Aug 17/18 and Aug 24/25. Their call is not known.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA9 Depending on the weather situation Vic, UA6AF, plans to activate an island in the AS-044 or AS-114 group between Aug 20 and Sep 2. QSL direct via G0KBO or via bureau to UA6AF.

BABI BESAR ISLAND, 9M2, AS-046 Keith, GM4YXI, can be found on the IOTA frequencies from Aug 16-19. QSL via Kim Larson, 22 N Hidden Acres Dr, Sioux City, IA 51108, USA.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8, SA-002 VP8LGT plans to activate the lighthouse on Cape Pembroke (FAL-001) on Aug 17/18. QSL via VP8ON, Donald Betts, PO Box 233, Stanley, Falkland Islands, South Atlantic.

FEHMARN ISLAND, DL, EU-128 DF0IF will be active from Westermakelsdorf lighthouse (FED-26) during the International Lighthouse Weekend on Aug 17/18. YLs only (DJ3ADK, DJ3LA, DL3DBY, DL7LAB, DL1LAZ, DH8LAR, DH1BP, DC5LW, DF4Yl, DF9HG, DH4TS and DL1PT) can be found on 3721, 7040-7051, 14221, 21221 and 28351 kHz. QSL via bureau.

GERMANY, DL During the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend Volker, DL1WH, and Peter, DL2RPS, will activate the lightship "Fehmarnbelt" (FED-141) in Luebeck for the first time. DL0FFF is QRV in SSB/CW mostly on 40/20m from Aug 15-18. QSL via bureau. --- You won't believe it but there are also inland lighthouses! The Helios Lighthouse (FED-107) is situated in the city of Cologne and will be activated by DA0HC and DN1KAV on Aug 17/18. QSL via bureau.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4 Bill, KG4DX (W4WX), and Clayton, KG4PK, are staying in "Gitmo" from Aug 16-21. They also plan to activate a lighthouse there. QSL via W4WX.

KARIMUNJAWA, YB, OC-186 Sardjana, YC2ECG, Faozan, YD2JWM, Budi, YD2OEH, Yanto, YD2CJQ, Andy, YD2KVU, and Rivai, YB2MTA, will be active as YE2R on 10/15/17m from Aug 22-27. QSL direct ONLY, no IRCs. No address known.

LABRADOR, VO Ed, W0SD/VO2, will work on 40-10m on Aug 17/18. He also works in CW, RTTY or makes QSY to the WARC bands if requested.

LUXEMBOURG, LX Thirteen operators are signing LX/ON6CK/p on all bands from Aug 15-18. QSL via ON6CK.

LONG BEACH ISLAND, K, NA-111 The Old Barney ARC will sign N2OB on 7180, 14280 and 21280 kHz from Barnegat Lighthouse (USA-039) (NJ) during the upcoming weekend. Check also their internet site: http://www.qsl.net/n2oo/history/beacon.htm.

MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0/m VK0MQI showed up in the ANZA net on 14183 kHz the past sundays around 0500 UTC.

MALDIVES, 8Q7, AS-013 Emanuela, IZ2ELV, will be QRV as 8Q7LY in SSB on 20-10m from Aug 21-31. QSL via bureau.

MALTA, 9H, EU-023 EA5KW is signing 9H3KW in SSB/CW/PSK31/RTTY from Aug 12-18.

MAURITIUS, 3B8 Fujio, JA0JEY, is on the air as 3B8/K1WP working in CW/SSB on 80-10m from Aug 14-20. QSL via JA0JEY, bureau ok.

MONGOLIA, JT Frank, DK5PF, is momentarily working as JT1FDJ from Ulaanbaatar until Sep 29. QSL via DK5PF.

PAXI ISLAND, SV8, EU-052 SV8/IK8HCG and SV8/IK8UND are QRV on 10-40m from Aug 13-22. QSL via IK8UND.

PROVIDENCIA ISLAND, HK0/sa Roberto, HK0/EA4DX, will be on the air from Aug 20-30. Pilot stations will be JI6KVR, EA5BY and EA5FID. QSL via EA4DX. More information can be found on his website http://www.qsl.net/ea4dx/.

SHETLAND ISLANDS, GM, EU-012 GB2ELH will activate Eshaness lighthouse on Aug 17/18. QSL via MM5PSL.

SOAN ISLAND, HL, AS-085 6L0NJ/4 is the call of the Gwangju DX Club from Aug 14-16. QSL via DS4AEN, bureau ok.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS Andrew, ZS1AN, will be QRV from the lighthouse on Dassen Island (AF-064) from Aug 16-18. He will work in CW on 7026, 14026, 21026 and 28026 kHz. Check also his website http://www.qsl.net/zs1an/dassen.html.

ST MARTIN, FS Gregg, FS/W6IZT, will be active in CW/SSB on 40-10m from Aug 17-26. QSL via CBA.

SVETA ANASTASIYA ISLAND, LZ, EU-181 Boyan, LZ1BJ, Lyuben, LZ1ZC, and Ely, LZ1JB, will hit the airwaves on 40-10m from Aug 15-22. QSL via bureau.

VANUATU, YJ Arthur, ZL2HE, will sign YJ0HE on 10-160m from Aug 21 until Sep 2. QSL via ZL2HE.

YUKON TERRITORIES, VY1 Rob, W9RB/VY1, will be QRV in CW mainly in the evening hours between Aug 18 and Sep 8. A side trip to Alaska is also possible.

QSL Info

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


DATE            CALL          DXNL

Aug 3 -Aug 20   3B8/F5AEG     1304
Aug 14-Aug 20   3B8/K1WP      1305 *
Aug 6 -Aug 23   4J0FR     ..  1303
NOW   -Jun/2003 5W1SA         1292
Aug 14-Aug 16   6L0NJ/4       1305 *
Aug 21-Aug 31   8Q7LY         1305 *
Aug 12-Aug 19   9A/OK1FBH ..  1304
Jul  - Aug      9G1AA         1299
Aug 12-Aug 18   9H3KW         1305 *
NOW   -Sep/2002 9L1BTB        1268
Aug 16-Aug 19   9M2/GM4YXI    1305 *
NOW   -Aug 27   9Q0AR         1303

NOW   -Aug 17   BV/DJ3KR      1303
Aug 14-Sep 18   C6ALW         1305 *
NOW   -Sep/02   CE9R          1304
NOW   -2004     D2U           1282
Aug 17-Aug 18   DA0HC     ..  1305 *
Aug 17-Aug 18   DF0IF         1305 *
Aug 15-Aug 18   DL0FFF        1305 *
Aug 9 -Aug 20   DL1YC/p       1304
Aug 10-Aug 18   F8BBL         1304
Aug 5 -Aug 17   FG/IK2XDE ..  1303
Aug 11-Aug 19   FP/K9OT   ..  1304
Aug 17-Aug 26   FS/W6IZT      1305 *
Aug 17-Aug 18   GB2ELH        1305 *
NOW   -Aug      GM3VLB    ..  1302
NOW   -2002     HF0POL        1271
Aug 14-Aug 21   HF6HF         1304
Aug 20-Aug 30   HK0/EA4DX     1305 *

Aug 6 -Aug 17   IA5/IK4RUX .. 1304
Jul 15-Sep 15   ID9/I2IA      1301
Aug 11-Aug 22   IH9/IK2XRJ    1304
NOW   -Sep 29   JT1FDJ        1305 *
NOW   -Sep 1    K1VSJ         1298
Aug 16-Aug 21   KG4DX     ..  1305 *
Aug 15-Aug 18   LX/ON6CK      1305 *
Aug 15-Aug 22   LZ1BJ         1305 *
Aug 7 -Aug 17   LZ1NG         1304
Aug 17-Aug 18   N2OB          1305 *
NOW   -Aug 20   OZ1DGQ        1299
Aug 9 -Aug 23   R3RRC/1       1304
NOW   -Aug 31   SN150HZ       1303
NOW   -Sep 15   SV1BRL/8      1300
NOW   -Oct/2002 SV5/IK2WZD    1292
Aug 3 -Aug 30   SV5/SM8C      1304
Aug 13-Aug 22   SV8/IK8HCG..  1305 *

NOW   -Aug/2002 TA0/TA2RC ..  1295
NOW   -Dec/2002 TT8DX         1283
Aug 20-Sep 2    UA6AF         1305 *
NOW   -Dec/2002 VK0MQI        1287, 1291, 1305 *
Aug 17-Aug 18   VP8LGT        1305 *
NOW   -Aug 31   VQ9J          1304
Aug 17-Aug 18   W0SD/VO2      1305 *
Aug 10-Aug 17   W3HF/4        1304
Aug 18-Sep 8    W9RB/VY1      1305 *
Aug 9 -Aug 22   XY5T          1303
Aug 16-Aug 19   XY7V          1303
Aug 22-Aug 27   YE2R          1305 *
Aug 21-Sep 2    YJ0HE         1305 *
Jun 1 -Aug 31   ZA/Z35M       1297
NOW   -Sep/2002 ZC4BS         1260
Aug 15-???      ZL5CP         1305 *
Aug 16-Aug 18   ZS1AN/1       1305 *

 * = new
.. = and other calls

The "ARRL Newsletter" wrote that the Radio Amateur Callbook published since 1920 will be discontinued after the CD-ROM of the winter edition 2003. The publisher Bob Hughes said he is forced to do so because the data acquisition became too expensive!

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