DX News Letter 1324
January 16, 2003

DX-NL 1324 January 16, 2003
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)


ANTARCTICA, VP8/a Felix, DL5XL, arrived at the German base Georg von Neumayer (Ekstroem Shelf Ice, Atka Bay, Northeast Weddell Sea, 70 deg 39' S, 8 deg 15' W, IOTA AN-016, WABA DL-03). He is an electrician and will stay over the Antarctic winter. He will be on the air as DP1POL working mainly in CW during his spare time. QSL via DL1ZBO, bureau ok. More information about the Neumayer station is available on their website http://www.awi-bremerhaven.de/Polar/neumayer1.html

BELIZE, V3, NA-180 Art, NN7A, will sign V31JZ/p from South Water Caye from Jan 17-20. He will work with 100 watts and wire antennas mainly in CW on 40-10m (including the WARC bands) and possibly also on 80/160m. You can expect him to shop up on the 20m/15m SSB IOTA frequencies as well. QSL via NN7A, bureau ok.

CABO VERDE, D4 Al, 4L5A, will sign D4B during the CQ 160m CW Contest on Jan 24/26. Find more information on his website http://www.qsl.net/d44tt/. More contest participations can be expected for this year.

CROOKED ISLAND, C6, NA-113 AA8LL/C6A and K8LIZ/C6A are planning a SSB activity on the 40-10m IOTA frequencies. They have a permission to activate "Bird Rock" lighthouse as C6ALB. CW operation is also possible if requested. QSLs via the homecalls, C6ALB via AA8LL.

DOMINICA, J7, NA-101 Manfred, DJ7RJ, will hit the airwaves as J79RJ working in CW/SSB on 160-6m from Jan 18-31. Next stop will be Grenada.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI, NA-096 John, F5VHQ/HI9, will be QRV in SSB on 40-10m from Jan 16-24. QSL via F5VHQ, bureau ok.

ECUADOR, HC Andy, HC1/NP3D, is on the air from Quito from Jan 22-27. He will work in CW/SSB on all bands and in the 160m CW Contest. QSL via W3HNK.

EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C Alan, G3XAQ, is signing 3C5XA from Malabo on Bioko Island (IOTA AF-010) until Jan 21. You can find him mostly in CW on the lowbands. QSL via homecall. See also DXNL 1323.

HONDURAS, HR Wayne, K9YNF, is spending his holidays on Roatan Island (NA-057) for one week starting on Jan 11. K9YNF/HR9 can be found in SSB on 14260, 18128, 24950, 28460 and 28560 kHz during his morning hours.

IWO JIMA ISLAND, JD1, AS-030 JM6DZB/JD1 is momentarily QRV from Kazan Island working in SSB on 80/40/15m. He will stay until the end of 2003.

MADEIRA, CT3 Hermann, HB9CRV, will stay on Madeira and the neighboring island Porto Santo from Jan 21-Feb 12. He will sign CT3FN during the 160m CW Contest and he also plans to participate in the Mexican RTTY Contest and the CQ WPX Contest. He will emphasize the lowbands during the rest of the time. QSL via HB9CRV, bureau ok.

MALAWI, 7Q Harry, 7Q7HB, is in Malawi now for about three months. Skeds can be arranged via e-mail to allan.g0ias@btinternet.com. Requests for skeds on 160m are useless since almost no signals are coming through the QRM on that band. QSL via G0IAS, unfortunately direct only.

NIUE ISLAND, ZK2, OC-040 Bert, PA3GIO, is hitting the airwaves with 100 watts signing ZK2GI in SSB from Jan 18-26. The best skip to Europe is from 0800-1400 UTC (best around 1100 UTC). Please send your QSL requests via e-mail to bert@pa3gio.nl (without attachments!) but bureau QSLs are fine as well. Bert put a website for this DXpedition to http://www.pa3gio.nl/ZK2GI/.

SINT EUSTATIUS ISLAND, PJ6, NA-145 Lee, VP2VE, plans to become QRV as PJ6/K3RGD between Jan 10 and Feb 10. QSL via WA2NHA.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS The special event station ZS90SAP is active throughout the year 2003 to celebrate the foundation of the South African police 90 years ago. QSL via ZS6ZYM, bureau ok.

SUDAN, ST William, ZS5WC/ST0F, is staying in Khartoum until summer 2003. Unfortunately there is no further information available.

WAKE ISLAND, KH9 Chuck, N4BQW/KH9, should be on the air from Jan 12-28. He plans to work on HF and 6m. QSL via KB6NAN, unfortunately direct only.




QSL managers

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

QSL addresses


DATE            CALL        DXNL

Jan 9 -Jan 21   3C5XA       1323, 1324 *
NOW   -2003     7Q7BP       1315
NOW   -Apr/2003 7Q7HB       1324 *
Sep 15-Feb 1    8N1OGA      1309
January         9H3CT       1322
NOW   -Feb/2003 9N7YJ       1321

Jan 18-Jan 20   AA8LL/C6A   1324 *
Jan 4 -Mar 4    C6/KM1E     1323
Jan 18-Jan 20   C6ALB       1324 *
Jan 15-Jan 18   CE6M        1323
NOW             CE9R        1323
NOW   -2004     CN2PM       1310
Jan 21-Feb 12   CT3FN       1324 *
Jan 24-Jan 26   D4B         1324 *
NOW   -Nov 30   D88S        1323
NOW             DP1POL      1324 *
Jan 5 -Apr 5    EI/DH5ST    1323
NOW   -2005     EL2TM       1315
Jan 16-Jan 24   F5VHQ/HI9   1324 *
Sep 1 -2004     FO/F5AEP    1307
NOW   -Feb/2003 FR/F5IRO    1322
NOW   -Feb/2003 FR5KH       1315

Jan 7 - ???     H44MS       1323
Jan 22-Jan 27   HC1/NP3D    1324 *
Dec 15-Mar 15   HF70A       1322
Dec 10-Mar 3    HR5/F2JD    1320
NOW   -Jun/2003 J28UN       1312
Jan 18-Jan 31   J79RJ       1324 *
NOW   -Dec/2003 JM6DZB/JD1  1324 *
Jan 18-Jan 20   K8LIZ/C6A   1324 *
Jan 11-Jan 18   K9YNF/HR9   1324 *
NOW   -Jan/2003 KC4/NK3T    1319
Jan 16-Jan 23   LU/3A2MY    1323
Jan 12-Jan 28   N4BQW/KH9   1324 *
Jan 4 -Jan 18   P40AV       1322
Jan 2 -Jan 18   PJ4/DL5NAM  1322
Jan 10-Feb 10   PJ6/K3RGD   1324 *
NOW   - ???     R1ANZ       1323

Jan 1 -Jan 7    S2/VA7DZ    1322
Dec 16-Jan 14   TO2FG       1321
Nov 20-Apr/2003 V3/K8JP     1317
Jan 17-Jan 20   V31JZ       1324 *
Jan 9 -Jan 25   V31YN  ..   1323
Jan 7 -Jan 28   V51/DJ1HN   1323
NOW   -Mar/2003 VK0MQI      1305, 1319
Jan 14-Jan 17   VO2UE  ..   1323
NOW   -2004     VQ9LA       1323
Jan 14-Jan 29   XY1M        1323
NOW   -??       YI9DX       1323
NOW   -Mar/2003 YJ8MN       1321
Jan 17-Jan 21   ZL4/G4EDG   1323
Jan 18-Jan 26   ZK2GI       1324 *
NOW   -Aug/2003 ZS5WC/ST0F  1324 *
NOW   -Dec/2003 ZS90SAP     1324 *

 * = new
.. = and other calls

TNX: C6ANK, DH5ST, DJ0LZ, DJ1HN, DJ5AV, DJ5IH, DK8JB, DL1SBF, DL2BQV,DL2VFR, DL3GA, DL5YYM, DL6KAC, DL7VOA, F5VHQ, NN7A, PA3GIO, W2GR, W9AU, ZL4HU,ZS4BS, 425 DX News, ARRL DX Bulletin, Crazy DX Group, F6AJA (Les Nouvelles DX), KB8NW (OPDX Bulletin), N4AA (QRZ DX), W3UR (Daily DX), Islands On The Web.