DX News Letter 1336
April 17, 2003

DX-NL 1336 April 17, 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 DF8QJ, DL2VB, DK6QW, DG1YTF, DL6YFB will sign OH0/homecalls in CW/SSB/ RTTY on all bands from 2-80m from Apr 19-25. QSLs via homecalls.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2 Members of the clubstation V21ARC from Antigua are visiting the neighboring island Barbuda over the Easter weekend (Apr 18-21). They plan to operate on 160-10m. QSL via Antigua & Barbuda Radio Club, PO Box 965, St.John's, Antigua.

BRITISH SOVEREIGN BASES ON CYPRUS, ZC4 Bill, G4EHT, is visiting his son Dez, ZC4DW, from Apr 14-28. He plans to activate the clubstation ZC4ESB in CW during this time. Bill does NOT like pile-ups! QSL via G4EHT.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V Bob, VP2V/N6RFM, intends to become active with QRP only in PSK31 on 20m from Apr 22-25. QSL via homecall.

CHAUSEY ISLAND, F, EU-039 Franck, F5JOT, Daniel, F5LGQ, and Claude, F6CKH, are QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY and SSTV on 80-10m from Apr 19-26.

CRETE, SV9 Seppo,SV9/OH1VR/p, plans to work mainly in CW on 80-10m from Apr 21-28.

DODECANES, SV5, EU-001 Ermanno, SV5/IK2WZD, will hit the airwaves from Lipsi Island starting on Apr 24. He plans to stay there for the whole summer. QSL via IK2WZD. Find more information on his homepage http://web.tiscali.it/lipsi/.

FIJI, 3D2 Tad, JF6OJX, is signing 3D2JX from Mana Island (OC-121) from Apr 19-24. He tries to work as many Europeans as possible on the lowbands (80-30m) but will also show up on 20-6m. QSL via JN1HOW. He will publish his logbook online at http://www.NDXA.jp/pedi/3d2-2003/.

FILICUDI ISLAND, I, EU-017 ID9RGE will be the callsign of IT9EJW, IT9GAC, IT9GIE, IT9LCY, IT9TPJ, IT9VKY, IW9BCW, IW9BDV, IW9FY and IW9HDS from Apr 24-27. QSL via IT9EJW, bureau ok.

FINLAND, OH In old days people thought witches are flying through the Easter night. The YLs Jatta, OH2IO, Anne, OH2MXS, and Annika, OH2HSJ, asked the pilot Lasse, OH1LQP, to fly a round trip from Apr 18-20. They plan to operate as OH2YLS in SSB on 80/40/20/10/2m from different areas. QSL via buro.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO Fabien, FO/F8CFU, is visiting the Tuamotu Archipelago (OC-066), Tubuai Island (OC-152) and the Austral Islands between Apr 20 and May 16. QSL via F8CFU.

IRAQ, YI Several radio amateurs are underway with the American/British troops in Iraq at the moment. Mark, YI/NG5L, and Jim, YI/KT4CK, showed up on the bands already. Steve, KB0QHV, and Bob, 9K2ZZ/K4CY, shall be there as well and it is most likely that more amateurs will join them soon. 4L4FN is waiting for his permit to enter the country with the UN World Food Program. We have to wait and see how far the QSLs will be approved for DXCC credit. WFWL - Work first, worry later.

ISCHIA ISLAND, IC8, EU-031 Walter, IC8/IN3XUG, is QRV in SSB/RTTY on 10/15/20/40/80m until Apr 27. QSL via IN3XUG, bureau preferred.

KENYA, 5Z Don, KC7JDC, is on the air as 5Z4DE. QSL via G0IAS, direct ONLY!

MALTA, 9H Gaby, OE8YDQ, and Chris, OE8CIQ, will spend their holidays on Malta from Apr 20-27. They plan to work in SSB and CW on 10-80m. QSL via bureau.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9 Max, IZ4DPV (C93CM), and Filippo, IK4ZHH (C93FF), will be QRV in SSB/CW on 10-80m between Apr 20 and May 4. QSLs via homecalls, bureau ok.

NANTUCKET ISLAND, W1, NA-046 Rick, AI5P, is active from Apr 21-25. QSL via homecall.

NEPAL, 9N Dov, 4Z4DX, will hit the airwaves as 9N7DX from Apr 22 until May 13. QSL via 4Z4DX.

SARDINIA, IS0, EU-024 Freddy, IZ1EPM, will visit Gallura from Apr 19 until May 2. He will put his emphasis on 30m.

SENEGAL, 6W John, 6W/F5VHQ, plans to work in SSB on 40-10m from Apr 19 until May 1.

SPITSBERGEN, JW Francois, JW/F8DVD, will be active from Longyearbyen in SSB on 80-10m from Apr 20-24. QSL via F8DVD.

SWITZERLAND, HB9 Diethelm, HB9AON, is QRV from the Kanton Obwalden (OW) between Apr 15 and May 3. He has daily skeds with his club in PSK31 on 7035 kHz at 1600 UTC and in SSB on 7060 kHz at 1630 UTC. Main emphasis is put on 40m CW operation. QSL via DJ2YE, bureau ok.

QSL Info

QSL buro: 3G1A (SA-069), 4M7X, 5R8FL, 5W0IR (DJ2MX), 5X1DC (DL7AFS), 6D2X, 6W1RD (KZ5RO), 6Y9X, 7Q7DX (EA4CEN), 7Q7XX (JH3NFZ), 8P9KW, 9K2F, 9K2OD, 9K2USA, 9L1DX (EA4CEN), 9M6/7M2VPR (7M2VPR),9V1YC (AA5BT), 9N1HA, 9X/ON4WW, A41MA/p (AS-112), A51B (W0GJ), A61AV, AC4LN/HR2, AC4LN/J3, AC5ML/p (NA-168), BA7JA/7 (AS-094),BD4ED,BI5D (AS-141), BI7W (AS-139), BI7Y (AS-143), C21NI, C53M (OH3TM), C56R, C6AGN, CT3BX (HB9CRV), CT9DLH,CY0MM (NA-063, VE3NE),D2AI,D44TD (CT1EKF), D4B, DP1POL, DS2GOO/4 (AS-093), DS3EXX, DS5XEH/4 (AS-148), DU7/KB2FB, EP6KI (AS-166), ER6A, EU6DA, FG/F6FXS,FG/T93M (DJ2MX), FG5DH, FG5FR, FG5XC, FH/TK5PB,FJ/PA3GIO/m (NA-146),FM5WD (W3HNK), FO0AAA (N7CQQ), FO0PT, FS/KF2HC, FW/G3SXW, FY5KE (F6VY), FY5LS, GB150ACJ (EU-120), GM3TTC/p (EU-008), GM0EWX (EU-008), HH4/K9MDO, GM0VIV/m (EU-010), GN3XRQ (EU-122), GU0CGL/p (EU-114), HC2SL, HH4/N2WB (NA-096), HH4/W4WX, HH6/DL7CM (NA-149), HH6/DM2AYO, HL0O/4 (AS-060), HL4XM, HP3XUG, HQ2AHC, HR2RCH/HR6 (NA-057), HS0/OZ1HET, HT4T (TI4SU), IH9/IK2XRJ (AF-018), IT9HLR/9 (EU-166), IT9MRM/9, J28UN, J3A, J6/KI6T, J6/VK2IR (DJ2MX), J75EA, J75ET, J75PA, J75WP, J75ZH, JA1KJW/JD1 (AS-031), JT1BE, JT1BJ, JT1R, JW/SM1TDE, JW5HE (LA5HE), JW5NM (LA5NM), JX7DFA (LA7DFA), JY0HU, K8O (OC-077, AH6AY), K8T (OC0-45, GW0ANA), KH6/K2PLF (K2PLF)

QSL managers

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


DATE            CALL         DXNL

Apr 19-Apr 24   3D2JX        1336 *
NOW   -Dec/2003 3XY1L        1335
NOW             5Z4DE        1336 *
Apr 19-May 1    6W/F5VHQ     1336 *
NOW   -Apr/2003 7Q7HB        1324
Apr 5 -Apr 20   8P6DR        1334
Apr 13-Apr 21   8Q7RL     .. 1335
Apr 20-Apr 27   9H/OE8YDQ .. 1336 *
Apr 22-May 13   9N7DX        1336 *

NOW   -Apr/2003 A4/IV3NCC    1328
NOW   -May/2003 A71ROG       1331
Apr 21-Apr 25   AI5P         1336 *
Apr 20-May 4    C93CM     .. 1336 *
NOW   -2004     CN2PM        1310
Apr 9 -Apr 21   CT3AS        1335
NOW   -Feb/2004 D2U          1332
NOW   -Nov 30   D88S         1323
NOW   -Jun 1    DH7AX     .. 1335
NOW   -Mar/2004 DS4BHW       1333
NOW   -2005     EL2TM        1315
Apr 19-Apr 26   F5JOT     .. 1336 *
Apr 20-May 16   FO/F8CFU     1336 *

Apr 15-May 3    HB9AON       1336 *
Apr 1 -Dec 31   HE2MM        1335
NOW   -Apr 27   IC8/IN3XUG   1336 *
Apr 24-Apr 27   ID9RGE       1336 *
Apr 19-May 2    IS0/IZ9EPM   1336 *
NOW   -Jun/2003 J28UN        1312
Apr 12-Apr 23   J3/HB9AFH .. 1335
Mar 28-Mar 31   J37K         1334
Apr 12-Apr 15   J5/EA5IK     1335
NOW   -Dec/2003 JM6DZB/JD1   1324
Apr 20-Apr 24   JW/F8DVD     1336 *
NOW             KH3/KT3E     1335
Apr 19-Apr 25   OH0/DF8QJ .. 1336 *
Apr 18-Apr 20   OH2YLS       1336 *
Apr 11-Apr 17   PA/DL4FCH    1335

Apr 16-Apr 22   S05X         1335
Feb 28-Jun/2003 ST1MN        1329
NOW   -Aug/2003 ZS5WC/ST0F   1324
Apr 24-???      SV5/IK2WZD   1336 *
Apr 21-Apr 28   SV9/OH1VR    1336 *
Mar 23-Jul 1    TU5CD        1333
Apr 18-Apr 21   V21ARC       1366 *
Nov 20-Apr/2003 V3/K8JP      1317
Apr 16-Apr 21   VK3QI        1335
Apr 7 -Apr 21   VK9XI        1334
Apr 22-Apr 25   VP2V/N6RFM   1336 *
NOW   -2004     VQ9LA        1323
Mar 31-Apr 17   XF4KQ        1334
NOW             YI/...       1336 *
Apr 11-Apr 27   YK1BA        1335
Apr 14-Apr 28   ZC4ESB       1336 *
Apr 16-Apr 26   ZD8Z         1335

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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