DX News Letter 1320
December 5, 2002

DX-NL 1320 December 5, 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)


ANNA MARIA ISLAND, W4, NA-034 Ivan, G3IZD, will be on the air with his American callsign AE4WK from Dec 12-15.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8, AF-003 Jim, N6TJ, is QRV on HF and 6m signing ZD8Z from Dec 6-17 (including the ARRL 10m Contest). QSL via VE3HO, direct only.

BARBADOS, 8P9, NA-021 K4BAI will use the calls 8P9Z during the ARRL 10m Contest and 8P9HT in CW/SSB on 160-6m during the rest of the time from Dec 10-17. QSLs for both calls to K4BAI.

CAYE CAULKER, V3, NA-073 Jay, V31MX, and Cal, V31MF, are QRV in SSB on 20/15/10m from Dec 11-17. QSL via K0BCN.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9/x, OC-002 Saito, JA8VE, plans to activate VK9XE in SSB on 3570, 3798, 7080, 14170, 18130, 21270, 24940 and 28470 kHz from Dec 7-14. QSL via JA1KJW.

COCOS ISLAND, TI9, NA-012 Jose, TI2JJP, will be QRV as TI9JJP from this island from Dec 10-25. QSL via PO Box 2048-2050, San Pedro Montes Oca, San Jose, Costa Rica.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0/f, SA-003 Tony, PY8IT, plans to sign PY0FT mainly in digital modes from Dec 8-10. QSL via JA1ELY.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO Alain, F2HE, is on the air again with his callsign FO5RH starting Dec 6. He will spend his Christmas time on Maupiti (OC-067).

GAMA ISLAND, LU, SA-022 The Argentinian Bahia Blanca DX Group is visiting this island from Dec 6-9. LW3DKC, LW4DRH, LW4DRV, LW8DMK, LW9EAG, LU4ETN, LU6EPR,LU6DRD, LU7DSY, LU8DWR, LU8EBK, LU8ECF, LU8EBJ, LU8EXN and LU9ESD will be QRV as homecall/D on all bands. QSLs via LY7DSY.

HONDURAS, HR Gerard, HR5/F2JD, will be active in SSB/CW on 160-6m between Dec 10 and Mar 3, 2003. QSL via F6AJA.

JOHNSTON ISLAND, KH3, OC-023 Gary, KH6GMP, will stay on Johnston from Dec 11-17. Look for KH6GMP/KH3 in SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via KH6GMP, bureau ok.

NORTH KOREA, P5 On Nov 22 the North Korean authorities asked Ed, P5/4L4FN, to cease his amateur radio activities and dismantle his station.

PHILIPPINES, DU Alan, K6ACZ/DU, will be QRV through December and plans to take part in the ARRL 10m Contest as well. QSL via K6ACZ.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, VP8/ss, AN-010 Starting on Dec 5 Lee, DS4CNB, is working at the South Korean research base "King Sejong" on King George Island. He will be QRV either as HL0KSJ or as D88S until Nov 30, 2003. QSL via DS4CNB.

ST MARTIN, FS, NA-105 Ann, W2AZK, Brian, KF2HC, Gene, K2KJI, Maryann, K2RVH, Bob, W5GJ, and Mike, WA2VUN, are on the air with two stations signing FS/homecalls from Dec 4-11. They are planning to operate in CW/SSB/PSK31 on HF/6m. QSLs via homecalls.

VIETNAM, XV3 Roi, JA1TAA, will be on the air as XV3TAA on 160-30m from Dec 12-20. He will publish his logbook at http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~kw2m-szk/. QSL direct only to Hiroshi Hotta, 4-12-53 Kameino, Fujisawa, 252-0813, Japan.

QSL Managers for participants in the CQWW DX CW Contest

3C2MV      via   VE6JO   (d)
3G1X       via   XQ1IDM 
3W2FM      via   UA0FM
3V8BB      via   YT1AD
4G1A       via   N2NL   (B)
4J6ZZ      via   UT3UY
4L8A       via   OZ1HPS
4Z8EE      via   OK1EE
5W0VF      via   OZ1HPS
6Y0A       via   WA4WTG
6Y1A       via   WA4WTG
6Y2A       via   WA4WTG
6Y4A       via   WA4WTG
6Y8A       via   WA4WTG
6Y9A       via   WA4WTG
7Q7BP      via   G3MRC
7S2E       via   SM2DMU
7S7V       via   SM7VZX
8N1OGA     via   Buro
8P5A       via   NT1N
8S0F       via   SM0OGQ   (B)
9A1P       via   9A2RD
9K9X       via   9K2HN    (B)
9L1AB      via   Buro
9M6JU      via   JA1RJU
9M6NA      via   JE1JKL
9S1X       via   F2YT
A45XR      via   A45XR
AH2R       via   JH7QXJ   (B)
BV4YI      via   UA3VCS
C4W        via   5B4WN
C53M       via   OH3RM
C6AJX      via   N7NU
C6AKP      via   N4RP    (B)
CE4U       via   CE4USW
CN2R       via   W7EJ
CO8LY      via   EA7ADH
CO8TW      via   IZ8CCW
CO8ZZ      via   DK1WI
CT9L       via   DJ6QT
CW4A       via   EA5KB
CX9AU      via   KA5TUF
CY0MM      via   VE3NE D2/CT1FSC  via   CT1FSC
D44TD      via   CT1EKF
D4B        via   4L5A
EA8ZS      via   OH1JT
EM0U       via   UT3ZU
ER6A       via   ER1LW
ES6Q       via   ES5RY
EY8MM      via   K1BV
FM5BH      via   W3HNK   (d)
FS/KM3T    via   K2PF
FY5FY      via   FY5FY   (B)
GI5W       via   UT5SI
GJ2A       via   GJ3DVC
GM7V       via   M0CMK
HB0/DK3KD  via   DK3KD   (d)
HC8N       via   W5UE
HL0CAC     via   Buro
HP1AC      via   EA5KB
HR3J       via   JA6VU   (B)
HS4BPQ/9   via   E21EIC  (B)
HT9T       via   TI4SU
HZ1AB      via   K8PYD
IG9A       via   IT9GSF
IH9P       via   OK1MG
II1H       via   I1HJT
IQ3X       via   IV3SKB
IR4B       via   IK4AUY  (B)
IU2M       via   IK2HDG  (B)
IU2X       via   IK2GSN
J28UN      via   F8UNF
J3A        via   WA1S
J45KLN     via   SM0CMH
J75A       via   KU9C    (d)
J75KG      via   KU9C    (d)
JT1FHD     via   RU3HD
JV5C       via   JT1KAA
JW5E       via   JW5NM
JY9NX      via   JH7FQK
JY9QJ      via   DL5MBY
K2G        via   JA1OZK  (d)
KH0/JF2VAX via   JF2VAX  (B)
KH0/JK2VOC via   JK2VOC  (B)
KP3Z       via   WC4E
L52DX      via   LW2DX
LN8W       via   LA9VDA
LT1F       via   LU1FKR
LX5A       via   LX1RQ
LX7I       via   LX2AJ   (B)
LY1YK      via   LY2FY
LY7A       via   LY2ZO
LY7Z       via   LY2TA
LZ9W       via   Buro
M2A        via   G3SDC
M7M        via   G0CKP
M7W        via   G3XWK   (B)
M8C        via   G4DFI
MD4K       via   G3NKC
MD6V       via   GD0TEP
MJ0ASP     via   F5SHQ
MU5X       via   G3KKQ
MW5A       via   G3TXF
OH0V       via   OH6LI   (B)
OH0Z       via   OH5DX
OH1F       via   OH1NOA
OH4A       via   OH6LI   (B)
OK5W       via   OK1AEZ
OL5T       via   OK1KHL
OM0R       via   OM3GI
OP0GS      via   ON5GK
OT2A       via   ON7LR
P40A       via   WD9DZV
P40E       via   W3HNK  (d)
P40Q       via   K0DQ

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

Dave, KZ8Y, ceases his activities as QSL manager for 4S7NM, 4S7NMR, 8P6G, 8Q7AM, 8Q7AR, HI8GGL, N8DCJ/8P6, TG4NX and TG9NX.

Tom, K8CX, is looking for rare QSL cards from former DXCC entities like FI8, French Indochina, and FN8, French India (Pondichery, Chandernagor, Mahe, Yanaon and Karikal) for his online QSL collection at http://hamgallery.com. Please send digital photos in the .jpg format.


DATE            CALL        DXNL

Nov 29-Dec 7    5T5CPS   .. 1319
Nov 18-Dec 9    5W0VF       1317
NOW   -Dec/2002 6F1LM       1307
NOW   -2003     7Q7BP       1315
Sep 15-Feb 1    8N1OGA      1309
Dec 10-Dec 17   8P9HAT      1320 *
NOW   -Dec/2002 9K/W4NU     1306

Dec 12-Dec 15   AE4WK       1320 *
Nov 20-Dec 2    C56R     .. 1317
Nov 24-Nov 28   C9.CF    .. 1317
NOW   -2004     CN2PM       1310
NOW   -2005     EL2TM       1315
Sep 1 -2004     FO/F5AEP    1307
Dec 6 -Dec ??   FO5RH       1320 *
Oct 27-Nov 28   FO5RK       1314
NOW   -Feb/2003 FR5KH       1315
Dec 4 -Dec 11   FS/W2AZK .. 1320 *
now   -Jan/2003 FT1ZK       1319
Dec 1 -Nov/2003 HL0KSJ      1320 *
Dec 10-Mar 3    HR5/F2JD    1320 *

NOW   -Jun/2003 J28UN       1312
NOW   -Dec 12   JA6WFM/HR3  1315
NOW   -Dec 31   K6ACZ/DU    1320 *
Dec 2 -Dec 8    K9V         1319
NOW   -Jan/2003 KC4/NK3T    1319
Dec 11-Dec 17   KH6GMP/KH3  1320 *
Nov 24-Dec/2002 KL7JR       1319
Dec 6 -Dec 9    LU.../D     1320 *
Nov 30-Dec 8    LX0LT       1319
Dec 3- Dec 17   P40K     .. 1319
Dec 8 -Dec 10   PY0FT       1320 *

NOW   -Dec 25   ST0F        1317
Dec 10-Dec 25   TI2JJP      1320 *
Nov 23-Dec 10   TZ6JA       1319
Nov 20-Apr/2003 V3/K8JP     1317
Dec 11-Dec 17   V31MX    .. 1320 *
Dec 2002        V73CW       1319
Dec 7 -Dec 14   VK9XE       1320 *
NOW   -Mar/2003 VK0MQI      1305, 1319
NOW   -Dec/2002 WP2AIJ      1319
Dec 12-Dec 20   XV3TAA      1320 *
Dec 6 -Dec 17   ZD8Z        1320 *
Nov 30-Dec 7    ZS6SOL      1319

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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