DX News Letter 1330
February 27, 2003

DX-NL 1330 February 27, 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)


ANTIGUA, V2 Doug, W3CF, and friends are active as V26DX during the ARRL SSB Contest on Mar 1/2. QSL via KU9C.

AUSTRALIA, VK The Eastern and Mountain District Radio Club (EMDRC) in Melbourne will operate the special event station VI3GP during the Formula 1 Grand Prix from Mar 6-11. QSL via VK3ER, bureau ok. Find more information on their website: http://www.emdrc.com.au.

BARBADOS, 8P, NA-021 W2SC signs 8P5A in the ARRL DX SSB Contest on Mar 1/2. QSL via NT1N. --- 8P9NX is QRV in RTTY and CW QRV since Feb 21. He plans to stay until Mar 6. QSL via W0SA.

BRASIL, PY Dieter, DK2EAV, is now on the air as PY7ZMD. Depending on the conditions you can find him easily (not daily) on 14210, 21210 or 28510 kHz between 1700 and 2000 UTC.

BULGARIA, LZ The Balkan Contest Club is running the special event station LZ125O to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the liberation of Bulgaria from the Ottoman Empire. Their frequencies are in CW on 1824, 3514, 7014, 10104, 14014, 18074, 21014, 24894 and 28014 kHz and in SSB on 1850, 3714,7074, 14244, 18144, 21244, 24944 and 28444 kHz. QSL via LZ1KZA.

CAPE VERDE, D4 Gabriele, IK4UPB, will sign D44TD in the ARRL SSB Contest on Mar 1/2.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF ZF2PX is the call of Bruce, K5PX, in the ARRL SSB Contest. He will stay until Mar 7. QSL via K5PX.

COSTA RICA, TI K4UN, TI2KAC and W4BD will be QRV as TI8/K4UN in the ARRL SSB Contest. QSL via K4UN. --- Bill, W8QZA, will participate as TI5N in the ARRL SSB Contest. QSL via W3HNK. --- Markus, DK8TU, is spending his holidays in Costa Rica between Feb 21 and Mar 2. He is working in CW/SSB on 10-80m signing DK8TU/TI7 from the station of TI7WGI. QSL via homecall.

CURACAO, PJ2 NW0L, AE9B and WB9Z are the operators of PJ2T in the ARRL SSB Contest. QSL via N9AG. They are signing PJ2/homecalls mainly on the WARC bands before and after the contest. QSLs via homecalls.

DAITO ISLAND, JA6, AS-047 JI5USJ/6 and JI5RPT/6 intend to hit the airwaves in SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK31 on 160-10m during the first week of March. QSL via bureau. More info is published on his website http://www.aa.alpha-net.ne.jp/ji5rpt/as-047/

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q Flo, F5CWU, is active as 9S1X between Feb 24 and Mar 10. QSL via F2YT.

DUCIE ISLAND, VP6 Kan, JA1BK, is preparing another activity. The team members will be: Dieter, DJ9ON (CW), Hans, DK9KX (CW),Philippe, FO3BM (6m SSB), Hiro, JA1SLS (CW/SSB), Yuichi, JR2KDN (SSB), Doug, N6TQS (RTTY), Dave, VP6DB (SSB), Mike, VP6AZ (SSB), and Meralda, VP6MW (CW/SSB). The pilot stations are DJ8NK (EU), JE2EHP (JA) and WA2MOE. Operation is planned in CW/SSB/RTTY and it seems like the DXpedition will start around Mar 8. The callsign will be announced only shortly in advance to minimize pirate operations. Updated information will be available on two websites: http://www.qsl.net/aa0mz/ducie2.htm and http://www.qsl.net/wd4ngb/ducie.htm. QSL via JR2KDN, Yuichi Yoshida, 4F Kato Building, 529 Rokugaike, Kita-Ku, Nagoya 462-0002, Japan.

FRENCH GUYANA, FY Larry, F6FVY, FY5FY, F1HAR, F5HRY, F5MZN and F6FVY will be on the air as FY5KE during the ARRL SSB Contest on Mar 1/2. QSL via FY5KE, bureau ok.

GABON, TR Christian, TR8SA, is on the air until Mar 8.

MADEIRA, CT3, AF-014 Once again Rosel and Hardy will sign CT3/DL3KWR and CT3/DL3KWF in CW mainly on the WARC bands from Mar 6-20. QSL requests can be sent via e-mail as well to dl3kwr@darc.de or dl3kwf@darc.de.

MARTINIQUE, FM TO1A will be the call of Stefano, IK2QEI, during the ARRL SSB Contest. QSL via IK2QEI.

POLAND, SP HF2VL is a special event station between Feb 25 and Mar 31. QSL via SP2PI.

SINT EUSTATIUS, PJ5 Jim, PJ5/K1NA, is participating in the ARRL SSB Contest. QSL via K1NA.

SINT MAARTEN, PJ7 W8EB is QRV as PJ7B in the ARRL SSB Contest. He is also working in SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK-31 on 160-10m signing PJ7/W8EB until Mar 23. All QSLs via W8EB.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4 Bernhard, DL2GAC (H44MS), is staying in the capital Honiara for the next two months.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS ZS03CWC is QRV on 80-10m during the Cricket World Cup until Mar 23. QSL via ZS1AU.

TAIWAN, BX Juergen, BX3/DJ3KR, will be active in CW between Mar 5 and Apr 15.

TOKARA NAKANO-SHIMA, JA6, AS049 Hiro, JO1EPY/6, will be on the air in SSB/CW on 7/18/21/24/28 MHz from Mar 1-3. His preferred QRGs are 21.260 MHz in SSB or 21.040 MHz in CW. QSL via bureau.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2 Tony, N2TK, is signing WP2Z in the ARRL SSB Contest. QSL via KU9C. Before and after the contest he will be active as N2TK/NP2.

QSL Info

QSL direct: 5B4AGC, 9G1XA, CE8/F5JY (SA-050), CO2CI, CT3FT, CW4A (EA5KB), CX2AQ (EA5KB), D90HC, EA5FID,FS/W5GJ,HL5FUA (AS-045),K1B (K4YL), K9V, KF1V/KH2, LY3MR, LZ5SZ/1 (EU-181), PJ2/N1UR, T77BL, T88SM, TI5/N5KO, TK/OM3PC/p, TM1BI, UA0BA, XE2AC, YB9AY/7 (OC-252), YC9BU/7 (OC-252), ZL4WW, ZS3E

QSL managers

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


DATE            CALL        DXNL

NOW   -2003     7Q7BP       1315, 1325
NOW   -Apr/2003 7Q7HB       1324
Jan 14-Apr 14   7Q7LA       1325
Mar 1 -Mar 2    8P5A        1330 *
Feb 21-Mar 6    8P9NX       1330 *
Feb 24-Mar 10   9S1X        1330 *
Feb 11-Mar 3    9Y4TBG   .. 1327

NOW   -Apr/03   A4/IV3NCC   1328
Mar 5 -Apr 15   BX3/DJ3KR   1330 *
Jan 4 -Mar 4    C6/KM1E     1323
NOW   -2004     CN2PM       1310
NOW   -Mar/2003 CN2R        1329
Mar 8 -Mar 9    CO0O        1328
Mar 6 -Mar 20   CT3/DL3KWR..1330 *
Mar 1 -Mar 2    D44TD       1330 *
Feb 15-Mar 2    D44TT/4L5A  1328
NOW   -Nov 30   D88S        1323
Jan 5 -Apr 5    EI/DH5ST    1323
NOW   -2005     EL2TM       1315
Feb 12-Mar 12   FG/F6FXS    1327
Mar 1 -Mar 2    FY5KE       1330 *

NOW   -Apr/2003 H44MS       1330 *
Feb 25-Mar 31   HF2VL       1330 *
Dec 15-Mar 15   HF70A       1322
Feb 23-Mar 24   HP/F5PAC    1329
Dec 10-Mar 3    HR5/F2JD    1320
Feb 14-Mar 5    HR/W0GLG    1329
NOW   -Jun/2003 J2/DL2LAH   1329
NOW   -Jun/2003 J28UN       1312
Jan 31-Apr 2    J37LR       1325
Mar 1 -Mar 8    JI5USJ/6 .. 1330 *
NOW   -Dec/2003 JM6DZB/JD1  1324
Mar 1 -Mar 3    JO1EPY/6    1330 *
Feb 23-Mar 1    JW/SM0BSO.. 1329

Feb 23-Mar 14   KH6/K2PLF   1329
Mar 1 -Mar 31   LZ125O      1330 *
Mar 1 -Mar 2    PJ2T        1330 *
Mar 1 -Mar 2    PJ5/K1NA    1330 *
Feb 18-Mar 12   PJ6/DJ4SO   1325, 1329
Mar 1 -Mar 23   PJ7/W8EB    1330 *
NOW             PY7ZMD      1330 *
Jan 27-Mar 2    S21YV       1325
Feb 28-Jun/2003 ST1MN       1329
NOW   -Aug/2003 ZS5WC/ST0F  1324
Feb 21-Mar 2    DK8TU/TI7   1330 *
Mar 1 -Mar 2    TI5N        1330 *
Mar 1 -Mar 2    TI8/K4UN    1330 *
Mar 1 -Mar 2    TO1A        1330 *
NOW   -Mar 8    TR8SA       1330 *

Mar 1 -Mar 2    V21DX       1330 *
Nov 20-Apr/2003 V3/K8JP     1317
Feb 22-Mar 5    V31QQ    .. 1329
Mar 6 -Mar 11   VI3GP       1330 *
NOW   -Mar/2003 VK0MQI      1305, 1319, 1325
NOW   -2004     VQ9LA       1323
Mar 1 -Mar 2    WP2Z        1330 *
NOW   -Mar 6    XE1/N8SHZ   1327
NOW   -Mar/2003 YA6RF       1328
Mar 1 -Mar 7    ZF2PX       1330 *
NOW   -Mar 23   ZS03CWC     1330 *

 * = new
.. = and other calls

TNX: 4F2KWT, 9A2JK, 9K2HN, DJ5AV, DK8JB, DK8TU, DL1SBF,DL2BQV,DL2FAG,DL2GAC, DL2SB, DL3KWF, DL6DQW, DL7VOA, RW6HS, TG9AJR, 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.