DX News Letter 1313
October 17, 2002

DX-NL 1313 October 17, 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)


AFGANISTAN, YA Henri, F6EAY (ex J28FF), is now staying in Kabul for several years. He already applied for a license. QSL via F6ITD.

BERMUDA, VP9, NA-005 Mike, K1EU, and Joe, K1JB, will sign VP9I in CW/SSB on 10-160m from Oct 23-29 (incl. CQ WWDX SSB Contest). QSL VP9I via K1EU.

BAHAMAS, C6, NA-080 Randy, W5UE, Stan, K5NY, Bernie, KK5EW, Joe, N5ID, and Terry, W8JE, of the Magnolia DX Association will be QRV from Abaco Island (NA-080) from Oct 21-28. They will participate in the WWDX SSB multi-two category as C6ARB (QSL via W5UE). The rest of the time they will be QRV in CW/SSB on 10-160m as homecall/C6 (QSL via homecalls).

BENIN, TY Pat, I8QLS, Piero, W1NA/I8CZW, and Gino, I8ULL, will be QRV as TY/homecall on the WARC and low bands from Oct 19-28. They will also take part in the WWDX SSB Contest (I8QLS 10m, W1NA 15m, I8ULL 20m). QSL via I8ACB.

CANADA, VE The special event stations CJ2KCE, CJ2BY and CJ2SRE will be on the air from CQ zone 2 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Trans-Pacific Cable on Oct 31, 1902, from Oct 21-31. During the CQ WWDX SSB Contest they will use the callsign VC2C. The operators will be VE3BY, VE3DXE, VE3CBA, VE3RS, VA3RMF, VE3TV, VA3KO, VE3TPZ, VA3RD, VA3ZV, VE3SRE, VE3XAP, VE3HAE, VE3KJS, VA3TSG, G3SXE, K8DD, AC8W, N8RA and NB1B. QSL via bureau.

CHESTERFIELD ISLANDS, TX0, OC-176 Paolo, IZ0EVI, Luca, IZ6DSQ, and Simon, IZ7ATN, are signing TX0AT from Long Island (OC-176, FK-082) from Oct 15-22. They also plan a trip to Loop Island (FK-006). QSL via IZ0CKJ.

NORTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1/n, OC-014 Roger, W7VV (ZK1VVV), Bob, W7TSQ (ZK1ASQ), John, AA7PM (ZK1APM), Ralph, VE7XF (ZK1AKX), and Rick, KT7G (ZK1TTG), of the Western Washington DX Club plan to activate the shack of Tuatai, ZK1MA, on Manihiki atoll from Oct 17-31 and during the WWDX SSB. QSLs for ZK1MA via W7TSQ.

COSTA RICA, TI Starting on Oct 23 AC8G, K6GXO, KE6WW, KA7KUZ, K8QOE, N1IZP, N6JRL, N0AT, VE3RZ, W8ILC, W8KKF and WA8LOW will sign TI5/homecalls on 6-160m and TI5N (QSL via W3HNK) during the WWDX SSB Contest.QSL via homecalls.

COUNCIL OF EUROPE, F Francis, F6FQK, announced that TP3CE (new prefix!) will participate in the JARTS World Wide RTTY Contest on Oct 19/20.

CUBA, CO SM0WKA will visit Raul, CO8ZZ, between Oct 18 and Nov 11. He plans to become QRV on 6-160m and as T48W during the WWDX Contest.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI8 JA7KAC will be active as K2AC/HI8 or JA7KAC/HI8 in CW/SSB on 80-10m. QSL via JA7KAC. His next stop will be Haiti. --- HI9X will be the callsign of Bill, W4WX, Clarence, W9AAZ, Cory, N1WON, and Bob, K9MDO, from Oct 22-30. They plan to be QRV also in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK on 160-6m before and after the WWDX SSB Contest. HI9X QSLs via W9AAZ.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8, SA-004 Ramon, HC8/XE1KK, will work on HF, 6m and UO-14 from Oct 20-30. QSL via bureau.

GHANA, 9G Derek, F5VCR, is expected to show up from Oct 23-29. The callsign has not been confirmed yet but it could be 9G5MD. He also intends to take part in the WWDX SSB Contest.

GUAM, KH2, OC-026 Tom, JA2QAO, JG3DOR, JL3TOG and AD5KT will sign KH2/homecalls in CW/SSB/ RTTY/PSK31 on all bands from Oct 18-21. QSL via buro, AD5KT via JA2KCT.

HAITI, HH Koh, JA7KAC, will be on the air as K2AC/HH2 from Oct 23-30. He also plans to participate in the WWDX SSB Contest. QSL via JA7KAC.

ISRAEL, 4X Andy, NP3D/4X, will be QRV in SSB/CW/RTTY from Oct 20-28.

MONGOLIA, JT JU840C is a special event station to celebrate the 840th birthday of Gengis Khan, founder of the Mongolian Empire, active from Oct 21-31.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M, NA-103 After staying on Dominica (see DXNL 1312) the Low-Land DX-Team will be active from Montserrat between Oct 21 and Nov 1. QSL via PA5ET.

MYANMAR, XY Hiroo, JA2EZD (XW2A), will hit the airwaves as XY1M from Oct 20 until Nov 5. QSL via XW2A, Hiroo Yonezuka, Box 2659, Vientiane, Laos.

OKUSHIRI ISLANDS, JA8, AS-147 Tadeski, JI3DST/8, will be on the air in SSB on 6/10/12/15/17/40m from Oct 20-23. QSL via JI3DST, bureau ok.

PANTELLERIA ISLAND, IH9, AF-018 The "Tikirriki Contest Club" with DF4OR, EU1SA, EW2AA, JA3USA, K3PN, KR7X, W7ZB, OL5Y, I2IFT, IK2ANI, IK2CIO, IK2HKT, IK2RZP, IK2SND,IK2YCN, IK7JWY, IK8ETA, IN3QBR, IN3SAU, IN3XUG, IN3ZNR, IT9BLB, IT9WPO, IT9ZGY and IT9ZMX will activate IH9P during the CQ WWDX SSB Contest. Expect them to show up on the bands around Oct 19. QSL via KR7X.

REUNION, FR, AF-016 Bert, FR/PA3GIO/p, plans to be QRV from Oct 17-26.

ST GEORGE REEF, W6, NA-184 Joe, KE6SGA, and Bill, KA6SPQ, will activate the lighthouse on Oct 19/20.

SINT MAARTEN, PJ7, NA-105 Tom, PJ7/WB8N, will work on 20/15/10m from 1200-1500 and 1900-2100 UTC from Oct 20-25.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2, NA-106 Bruce, W4OV, Julio, WD4JR, John, NP2B, and Joe, VE3BW, will test their equipment for the WWDX SSB as NP2B starting on Oct 22.


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


DATE            CALL          DXNL

Oct 20-Oct 28   NP3D/4X       1313 *
Oct 3 -Oct 22   5H1HS         1311
NOW   -Jun/2003 5W1SA         1292
NOW   -2004     5Z4DZ         1308
NOW   -Dec/2002 6F1LM         1307
Sep 15-Feb 1    8N1OGA        1309
Oct 12-Oct 18   9A/DL4AMK     1312
Oct 23-Oct 29   9G5MD         1313 *
NOW   -Dec/2002 9K/W4NU       1306
NOW             9Q/ON7UN      1310

Oct 21-Oct 28   C6ARB         1313 *
Sep 24-Oct      C98DC         1310
NOW   -2004     CN2PM         1310
NOW   -Oct 20   CW60F         1312
NOW   -2004     D2U           1282
NOW   -Oct 23   DT14AG        1306
Sep 1 -2004     FO/F5AEP      1307
Oct 17-Oct 28   FO/I2YSB   .. 1312
Oct 17-Oct 26   FR/PA3GIO     1313 *
Oct 2 -Oct 29   HC/G4IUF      1311
Oct 20-Oct 30   HC8/XE1KK     1313 *
Oct 22-Oct 30   HI9X          1313 *
Oct 19-Oct 28   IH9P          1313 *
NOW   -Jun/2003 J28UN         1312
Oct 12-Oct 21   J7/PA5ET   .. 1312
Oct 20-Oct 23   JI3DST/8      1313 *
Oct 13-Oct 19   JO3JW         1312
Oct 21-Oct 31   JU840C        1313 *
Oct 18-Oct 22   K2AC/HI8      1313 *
Oct 23-Oct 30   K2AC/HH2      1313 *

Oct 19-Oct 20   KE6SGA     .. 1313 *
NOW             KH2/KF2XN     1311
Oct 18-Oct 21   KH2/JA2OAO .. 1313 *
NOW   -Oct/2002 N6XIV/KH9     1307
Oct 11-Oct 27   MU/DL3NBL  .. 1311
Oct 22-Oct 28   NP2B          1313 *
Oct 8 -Oct 18   OX/OZ1EQC     1312
Oct 20-Oct 25   PJ7/WB8N      1313 *
Oct 11-Oct 19   SV4/HA3JB     1311
NOW   -Oct/2002 SV5/IK2WZD    1292
Oct 3 -Oct 17   SV8/M9CLH/p   1312
Oct 18-Nov 11   T48W          1313 *
Oct 23-Oct 28   TI5N          1313 *
Oct 14-Oct 27   TM2E          1312
NOW             TN3S          1311
Oct 19-Oct 20   TP3CE         1313 *
NOW   -Dec/2002 TT8DX         1283
NOW   -Nov/2002 TT8ZZ         1312
Oct 15-Oct 22   TX0AT         1313 *
Oct 19-Oct 28   TY/I8QLS   .. 1313 *

Oct 21-Oct 31   VC2C          1313 *
NOW   -Dec/2002 VK0MQI        1287, 1291, 1305
Oct 11-Oct 25   VP2MEB     .. 1312
Oct 23-Oct 29   VP9I          1313 *
Oct 11-Oct 21   XX9/N1UR      1311
Oct 20-Nov 5    XY1M          1313 *
NOW             YA/F6EAY      1313 *
NOW             YA4F          1312
NOW             YU8/DL5NAV    1311
NOW             ZA/Z35M       1310
Oct 7 -Oct 21   ZB2/DH4ZK     1311
NOW   -Sep/2002 ZC4BS         1260
Oct 16-Oct 29   ZD8Z          1312
Oct 17-Oct 31   ZK1MA         1313 *
Oct 17-Oct 28   ZL7        .. 1312

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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