DX News Letter 1332
March 13, 2003

DX-NL 1332 March 13, 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)


ANGOLA, D2 Joao, CT1BFL, is signing D2U in CW/SSB on 10-160m until February 2004. QSL via CT1BFL.

ARGENTINA, LU The special event station L30EY will be QRV from a lighthouse working in CW/PSK on all bands on Mar 14/15.

BARBADOS, 8P The Radio Society of Barbados is planning a QRP DXpedition to the Atlantic coast for Mar 15. They intend to operate in CW/SSB on 10-40m. The call is not known yet.

CEUTA, EA9 Bernd, EA9/DH1PLY, will visit Ceuta from Mar 20-26. He plans to work in SSB/CW/PSK31/RTTY on 80-10m. QSL via DH1PLY, bureau ok.

CHILE, CE The Atacama Desert DX Group prepares a first time activation of the island Pan de Azucar (SA-085) from Mar 14-17. 3G1P will be QRV in SSB/ CW/PSK31/RTTY (perhaps also SSTV) on all bands from 6-160m. The op's are CA2WUI, XQ1ZW, XQ1IDM, CE1URH, CE1VLY, CE1RQB, CE1FLS and CE6TBN. Find more information on their website http://www.qsl.net/3g1p/. QSL via XQ1IDM.

CRETE, SV9 Karl-Heinz, DF7KHK, is spending his holidays on Crete from Mar 14-28. You can find SV9/DF7KHK on the usual SSB and CW QRP frequencies. QSL via bureau.

CUYO ISLAND, DU, OC-120 Ken, G3OCA, Gil, 4F2KWT, Nicky, DU1JXP, and Mike, DU1MHX, will sign 4D2C from Mar 15-19. Their next stop will be Babuyan Island (OC-092). QSL via G3OCA (or via UA4SKW for Russian stations).

DUCIE ISLAND, VP6 VP6DIA hit the airwaves on Mar 9 (see also DXNL 1330). This DXpedition should be on the air on following frequencies:

     CW:  10102, 10124, 14020, 18070, 21020, 24900 and 28020 kHz;
     SSB: 14195, 18130, 21295, 24950 and 28445 kHz; RTTY: 21080, 14080 kHz

until Mar 14. VP6DIA is working split in any case and they are always listening above their own QRG! QSL via JR2KDN, Yuichi Yoshida, 4F Kato Building, 529 Rokugaike, Kita-Ku, Nagoya 462-0002, Japan.

EMMEDIO ISLAND, XF, NA-new XF2IH will be active from this island in the Veracruz State South Group (which has no IOTA reference yet) from Mar 20-27. The operators Enrique,XE1ICH, Javier,XE1KOF, Jose,XE1ZJV, Jose Luis,XE1YJL, and Juan Jose,XE1XNH, announced to work on following frequencies:

     CW:  1825, 3530, 7030, 10115, 14040, 18098,21040,24910,28040,50102 kHz;
     SSB: 1845, 3755, 7055, 14260, 18128, 21260,24950,28460,28560,50145 kHz.

QSL via XE1IH.

FIJI, 3D2 Mike, DF8AN, is staying in Nadi from Mar 12-27. He hopes to get his old callsign 3D2MN again. Look for him in CW on the usual DX frequencies. QSL via DF8AN, bureau ok.

FRANZ JOSEF LAND, R1/f, EU-019 Valery, RD3AF, Valery, RX3DU, and Victor, UA3AKO, are visiting this island in the Polar Sea from Mar 12-19. They are QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY on 160-10m and also plan to take part in the Russian DX Contest (Mar 15/16). QSL via DL6ZFG, bureau ok.

JERSEY, GJ, EU-013 Pete, MJ/K8PT, and Craig, MJ/K3PLV, will hit the airwaves in CW/SSB/RTTY on all bands from Mar 19-24. They will emphasize on 80m and 160m. QSLs via homecalls. Though they prefer direct QSLs they will also answer all bureau cards.

JOHNSTON ISLAND, KH3 Bert, V73GOD/WH7USA, is visiting the island officially and will be on the air during his spare time between Mar 18 and 20. If the clubstation KJ6BZ is torn down already he will use the callsign KH3/WH7USA.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0 Pascal, HB0/F5RZJ/p will be on the air in CW/SSB on 80-10m on Mar 15/16.

MARTIN GARCIA ISLAND, LU, SA-055 Mariano, LU4EJ/D, will be QRV on 3680, 7090, 14200, 21300, 28460 and 50110 kHz from Mar 20-22. QSL via LU4EJ, bureau ok.

NEPAL, 9N Hugo, LA5YJ, is momentarily active as 9N7YJ. He already has a license for 160m and 17m and applied for more bands. His length of stay is not known. QSL via LA5YJ, direct ONLY.

PALAU, T8 Seiji, JH6RTO, is signing T88FS in CW/SSB/RTTY on 80-6m from Mar 13-17. QSL via JH6RTO.

SOUTH KOREA, HL, AS-084 D90HE will be a station on Chu-Ja Island (AS-084) from Mar 18-24. The operators DS2GOO/4, DS3HWS/4, DS5BSX/4 and 6K2CLF/4 will work on 80-6m. QSL via bureau. More information and their time schedule can be found on their website: http://myhome.naver.com/dxer2han/as084/.

ST MARTIN, FS Nigel, G3TXF, plans a trip to St Martin for Mar 13-18. FS/G3TXF/p is QRV in CW on 14030 or 14040, 18080 or 18090, 21030 or 21040, 24900 or 24910 and 28030 or 28040 kHz. Find more information at http://www.g3txf.com.

SUDAN, ST Claudio, IV3OWC, will be on the air in SSB signing ST2C from Mar 16-31. QSL via IV3OWC. --- Some German HAMs plan to hit the airwaves as ST0RY between Mar 17 and Apr 2. More information is not available yet.

TONGA, A3 DL8DYL, DL8YRM, DL5LYM, DL4WG and DL9DRA will spend their holidays and activate the main island of Tonga from Mar 17 until Apr 5. QSL via DL8YRM. --- Janusz, SP9FIH, will be QRV in SSB on 80-10m (also WARC bands) between Mar 19 and Apr 14. He will receive his callsign upon arrival. QSL via SP9FIH.

QSL Info

QSL managers

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


DATE            CALL        DXNL

Mar 9 -Mar 22   3B8/ON4AME  1331
Mar 12-Mar 27   3D2MN       1332 *
Mar 14-Mar 17   3G1P        1332 *
Mar 15-Mar 19   4D2C        1332 *
NOW   -2003     7Q7BP       1315, 1325
NOW   -Apr/2003 7Q7HB       1324
Jan 14-Apr 14   7Q7LA       1325
NOW             9N7YJ       1332 *

Mar 17-Apr 5    A35/DL8DYL  1332 *
Mar 19-Mar 14   A35/SP9FIH  1332 *
NOW   -Apr/2003 A4/IV3NCC   1328
NOW   -May/2003 A71ROG      1331
Mar 5 -Apr 15   BX3/DJ3KR   1330
NOW   -2004     CN2PM       1310
NOW   -Mar/2003 CN2R        1329
Mar 6 -Mar 20   CT3/DL3KWR..1330
NOW   -Feb/2004 D2U         1332 *
NOW   -Nov 30   D88S        1323
Mar 18-Mar 24   D90HE       1332 *
Mar 11-Apr 10   EA6/DL6KAC  1331
Mar 20-Mar 26   EA9/DH1PLY  1332 *
Jan 5 -Apr 5    EI/DH5ST    1323
NOW   -2005     EL2TM       1315
Mar 1 -Mar 20   FO5RK       1331
Mar 13-Mar 18   FS/G3TXF    1332 *

NOW   -Apr/2003 H44MS       1330
Mar 15-Mar 16   HB0/F5RZJ   1332 *
Feb 25-Mar 31   HF2VL       1330
Dec 15-Mar 15   HF70A       1322
Mar 10-Mar 21   HH4/K4QD .. 1331
Feb 23-Mar 24   HP/F5PAC    1329
NOW   -Jun/2003 J2/DL2LAH   1329
NOW   -Jun/2003 J28UN       1312
Jan 31-Apr 2    J37LR       1325
NOW   -Dec/2003 JM6DZB/JD1  1324
Mar 11-Mar 13   KH0/JR1KGF  1331
Mar 9 -Mar 15   KH6/DH7KU   1331
Feb 23-Mar 14   KH6/K2PLF   1329
Mar 18-Mar 20   KJ6BZ       1332 *
Mar 14-Mar 15   L30EY       1332 *
Mar 20-Mar 22   LU4EF/D     1332 *
Mar 1 -Mar 31   LZ125O      1330
Mar 19-Mar 24   MJ/K8PT  .. 1332 *
Mar 4 -Apr 3    MM0LEO      1331
Feb 18-Mar 12   PJ6/DJ4SO   1325, 1329
Mar 1 -Mar 23   PJ7/W8EB    1330

Feb 28-Jun/2003 ST1MN       1329
Mar 16-Mar 31   ST2C        1332 *
Mar 17-Apr 2    ST0RY       1332 *
NOW   -Aug/2003 ZS5WC/ST0F  1324
Mar 14-Mar 28   SV9/DF7KHK  1332 *
Mar 13-Mar 17   T88FS       1332 *
NOW   -Mar 8    TR8SA       1330
Mar 8 -Mar 15   UE3RDA      1331
Nov 20-Apr/2003 V3/K8JP     1317
NOW   -Mar/2003 VK0MQI      1305, 1319, 1325
Mar 11-Mar 18   VP5/KY1V    1331
Mar 9 -Mar 14   VP6DIA      1332 *
NOW   -2004     VQ9LA       1323
Mar 20-Mar 27   XF2ICH      1332 *
NOW   -Mar/2003 YA6RF       1328
Mar/2003        YB0ECT      1331
NOW   -Mar 31   YU8/K6MD    1331
NOW   -Mar 28   ZF2HW       1331
Mar 6 -Mar 25   ZK1EAA      1331
NOW   -Mar 23   ZS03CWC     1330

 * = new
... = and other calls

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