DX News Letter 1325
January 23, 2003

DX-NL 1325 January 23, 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)


ALAND ISLANDS, OH0, EU-002 Ari, OH5DX (ex OH1EH), will sign OH0Z during the CQ 160m CW Contest from Jan 24-26. QSL via OH5DX.

ANTARCTICA, VP8/a Roman, UT7UA, will hit the airwaves as VP8CTR from Vernadsky Base starting by the end of this month. He will stay there for a few months over the Antarctic winter. QSL via DL5EBE.

ARUBA, P4, SA-036 Andy, P4/K2LE, is on the air again from Jan 29 until Feb 7. --- Bob,W6FRH, will be QRV as P40RH in SSB and little CW from Jan 23-29. QSL via W6FRH.

BANGLADESH, S2 John, KX7YT, is QRV again from Dhaka signing S21YV. He will work in SSB/CW/PSK31 on 10/15/20m from 1200-1600 UTC between Jan 27 and Mar 2.

CENTRAL KIRIBATI, T31, OC-043 Mike, KM9D, and Jan, KF4TUG, arrived on Canton Island and are now waiting for their licenses. Stay tuned.

COTE D'IVOIRE, TU Jean Luc, TU2IG (F5IG), will leave Abidjan and return to France in Feb.

CURACAO, PJ2, SA-006 George, W8UVZ, George, K8GG, and Gary, KD9SV, applied for the call PJ2X for their activity from Jan 20-29. They intend to participate in the 160m CW Contest, before and after the contest they will activate the low and WARC bands as PJ2/homecalls. QSL for PJ2X via W8UVZ, else via homecalls.

DOMINICA, J7, NA-101 Bob, AA1M, and Mike, W1USN, are active in CW/SSB/PSK31 signing J75PL and J75RN from Jan 21-28. QSL via WF5E, bureau ok.

GRENADA, J3, NA-024 VE3EBN plans to become QRV as J37LR in CW/SSB on 10-80m between Jan 31 and Apr 2. QSL via VE3EBN.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4, NA-015 Pick, WA5PAE, and Jay, K4ZLE, are staying in Guantanamo Bay again. KG4IZ and KG4MO will be activated in CW/PSK31/RTTY on 160-10m from Jan 28 until Feb 4. QSLs via homecalls. In the past the bureau QSLs were underway for quite along time...

HAITI, HH, NA-149 Hans, HH6/DL7CM, and Sid, HH6/DM2AYO, will put Ile a Vache (NA-149) on the air between Jan 30 and Feb 15. They plan to work in SSB/CW/RTTY on 160-6m. QSLs via homecalls. They will update their online logbook every day at http://www.qsl.net/dl7cm/haiti.htm.

HAWAII, KH6, OC-019 Hans, W2TO, is staying on Maui for one month starting on Jan 23. KH6/W2TO can be found mainly in CW on 10-40m.

HONG KONG, VR2, AS-006 Terry, VR2/VE7TLL is QRV from Lantau Island (AS-006) from Jan 30-Feb 10.

MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0/m, AN-005 At the moment Peter, VK0MQI, is very active on 21365 kHz every Sunday from 0400-0500 UTC. Most of the times he will then QSY to 24940-24945, 18130-18135 or 28630 kHz. His stay is expected to last until mid March. See also DXNL 1305 and 1319.

MALAWI, 7Q Harry, 7Q7HB, will stay in Malawi for two more months. Les, 7Q7LA, will concentrate on the 30m band during his stay from Jan 14-Apr 14. QSLs for both stations via G0IAS, unfortunately direct ONLY!

OLERON ISLAND, F, EU-032 Bertrand, F6HKA, Jean-Louis, F5UJK, and Fabrice, F5NBQ, plan to take part in the CQ 160m CW Contest signing F5NBQ/p from Jan 25-27.

SABA, PJ6, NA-145 Due to medical reasons Klaus, DJ4SO, had to re-schedule his activity as PJ6/DJ4SO for Feb 18-Mar 12. He will then be QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY on 40-6m depending on his antenna possibilities maybe also on 160 and 80m. QSL via bureau.

SUDAN, ST Gerben, PA5NT, is the operator of ST2X in Khartoum from Jan 20-28. He plans to operate in CW and some SSB on 40-10m. QSL via PA5NT. More information is available on his website http://dx.to

TOBAGO, 9Y, SA-009 Moni, 9Y/DL1SEN, and Mike, 9Y/DL2SEK, are hitting the airwaves in SSB and several digital modes on all HF bands between Jan 18 and Feb 6. Look for them on the usual SSB IOTA frequencies. QSLs via homecalls.

TURKS and CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5 YL Chrissy, VP5/KB9VAL, and her father Gary, VP5/K9SG, will activate the station of VP5JM from Jan 31 until Feb 3. QSL via K9SG.

QSL Info

QSL direct: 3XY7C (DL7DF), 4K4POL (AS-065), 9A/NF4A, 9M2KE, A41KH (N5FTR), A61AJ (N4QB), AH6HY/AH8 (OC-077), AP2MQ, AY8A, BA4RF, D2/SU1HM, FR/PA3GIO, J67RN, J75A, MU0FBO, PJ5NA, PY8AZT/p (SA-060), RI0CB (AS-144), S21YY, ST0F (ZS4TX), UA9YAU (W4CMB), VK3CDC (K2QBV), W2RA/VE9, YC9MB(OC-151), YS1/N4BP,ZK1TTG (KT7G), ZL9BSJ/p, ZY7C

QSL bureau: 2Q0ARE (EU-114, MU0FAL), EA8/DL9GMM/m (AF-004), EI5HF (EU-115), FO0CLA (OC-152, F6CTL),LA/DH7MW (EU-062),MQ0FAL (EU-114,MU0FAL), OH1/DL5ME (EU-096), SM0/DL5ME (EU-084), ZK1HCC (OC-014, DL9HCU)

QSL managers

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


HB9DDZ, the USKA QSL manager, warns of QSOs with the callsign HE0A, who announces HB4FF as QSL manager. This is a PIRATE!


DATE            CALL        DXNL

NOW   -2003     7Q7BP       1315, 1325 *
NOW   -Apr/2003 7Q7HB       1324
Jan 14-Apr 14   7Q7LA       1325 *
Sep 15-Feb 1    8N1OGA      1309
NOW   -Feb/2003 9N7YJ       1321
Jan 18-Feb 6    9Y/DL1SEN.. 1325 *

Jan 4 -Mar 4    C6/KM1E     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 25-Jan 27   F5NBQ/p     1325 *
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
Jan 30-Feb 15   HH6/DL7CM   1325 *
Dec 10-Mar 3    HR5/F2JD    1320
NOW   -Jun/2003 J28UN       1312
Jan 31-Apr 2    J37LR       1325 *
Jan 21-Jan 28   J75PL    .. 1325 *
Jan 18-Jan 31   J79RJ       1324
NOW   -Dec/2003 JM6DZB/JD1  1324
Jan 28-Feb 4    KG4IZ    .. 1325 *
Jan 23-Feb/2003 KH6/W2TO    1325 *
Jan 12-Jan 28   N4BQW/KH9   1324

Jan 24-Jan 26   OH0Z        1325 *
Jan 29-Feb 7    P4/K2LE     1325 *
Jan 23-Jan 29   P40RH       1325 *
Jan 20-Jan 29   PJ2X        1325 *
Feb 18-Mar 12   PJ6/DJ4SO   1325 *
Jan 10-Feb 10   PJ5/K3RGD   1324
NOW   - ???     R1ANZ       1323
Jan 27-Mar 2    S21YV       1325 *
Jan 20-Jan 28   ST2X        1325 *
NOW             T31/KM9D .. 1325 *
NOW   -Feb/2003 TU2IG       1325 *

Nov 20-Apr/2003 V3/K8JP     1317
Jan 9 -Jan 25   V31YN    .. 1323
Jan 7 -Jan 28   V51/DJ1HN   1323
NOW   -Mar/2003 VK0MQI      1305, 1319, 1325 *
Jan 31-Feb 3    VP5JM       1325 *
NOW   - ??      VP8CTR      1325 *
NOW   -2004     VQ9LA       1323
Jan 30-Feb 10   VR2/VE7TLL  1325 *
Jan 14-Jan 29   XY1M        1323
NOW   -??       YI9DX       1323
NOW   -Mar/2003 YJ8MN       1321
Jan 18-Jan 26   ZK2GI       1324
NOW   -Aug/2003 ZS5WC/ST0F  1324
NOW   -Dec/2003 ZS90SAP     1324

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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