DX News Letter 1338
May 1, 2003

DX-NL 1338 May 1, 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)


ALBANIA, ZA Pekka, OH2TA, Pertti, OH2PM, Martti, OH2BH, and Teemu, SM0WKA, are signing ZA1B since Apr 15. They plan to stay until May 5. QSL via OH2BH.

ANTARCTICA, VP8/a Ernie, W1MRQ, is active as KC4USM from McMurdo Base until August 2003. QSL via K1CA.

BELARUS, EW EW5HST will be QRV during the Highspeed Telegraphy World Championship in Minsk from May 4-8. QSL via EU1SA.

BORKUM ISLAND, DL, EU-047 Peter, DH9YPA, is QRV in SSB from Borkum until May 9. QSL via bureau.

BULGARIA, LZ The special event station LZ03KM is QRV on all bands during May. QSL via LZ1BFR, bureau ok.

CHAD, TT Christian, TT8DX, is planning an activity from May 5-9.

COSTA RICA, TI The first Costa Rican QSO took place on May 4, 1928. To celebrate this event all Costa Rican amateurs may use the prefix TE75 during May 2003.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI, NA-096 HI0RCD is working from a fair until May 4.

FRANCE, F The clubstation TP6CE of the "Council of Europe" plans to operate in CW, SSB and RTTY from May 2-4.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO, OC-046 Jean-Baptiste, FO/F8DQL, will be active in CW only from Tahiti (OC-046) from May 3-25. He also plans to visit Moorea (OC-046) during this time.^ His preferred frequencies are 14030, 21030 and 28030 kHz. QSL via F8DQL, bureau ok.

GROIX ISLAND, F, EU-048 F4AJQ, F4BTP, F4BUX, F4EAV, F4EAX, F5AGB, F5PVF, F5TST, F5VHQ, F8BUI, F8BJI, F8BQQ and F9IE will sign TM7R from May 7-12. QSL via F6KOP.

ISRAEL, 4X 4X55I is celebrating the Israeli independence on air until May 10. QSL via 4Z4SZ.

LAMPEDUSA ISLAND, IG9, AF-019 Ruggero, IG9/IK2PZC, plans to become QRV in SSB on 40/20/15/10m from May 3-10.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9/l, OC-004 Trevor, VK7TS, and Rex, VK7MO, are signing VK9LS in SSB/CW/PSK/RTTY/SSTV on 10/15/20m from May 3-10. QSL via bureau.

MALAYSIA, 9M2 Johnny, 9M2/G3LIV, will be QRV mainly in CW from May 6-16.

MARTHA'S VINEYARD, W, NA-046 The "Fall River ARC" is signing W1ACT from May 2-4. QSL via N1JOY.

MEXICO, XE 4A2Q is the callsign of XE2Q, XE2TG, XE2VAS, XE2SNG, XE2/WD9EWK, XE2VJM, XE2ABB, XE2BSS, XE2PVX, XE2SER, and XE2RDA on May 3/4. QSL via WD9EWK.

MONGOLIA, JT Nicola, I0SNY, and Gianni, I8KGZ, will hit the airwaves as JT1Y and JT7Y from May 6-29.

POLAND, SP The special event station HF650O is celebrating the 650th anniversary of Olsztyn city by working in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 on all HF bands between May 1 and July 31. QSL via SQ4NR.

PUERTO RICO, KP4 K4C is QRV on 28370, 21370, 14270 and 7270 kHz from May 3-17. QSL via KP4ARN.

RUSSIA, R Victor, RV3YR, and other radio amateurs of the "Fifth Ocean Flight ARC" will operate as RP3YGA from the region Brjansk from May 5-12. QSL via RV3YR, direct ONLY.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9 S92UN is the callsign of Duarte, CT1CPP, for the next three months. He announced to be QRV on 14270, 21270 and 28470 kHz. QSL via CT1CPP.

TOKARA KUCHINO-SHIMA, JA6, AS-049 Toshi, JM1PXG/6, is working in CW only on 10/12/15/17/20/40m on May 3/4. QSL via bureau.

UKRAINE, UR These special event stations will appear on the bands from May 5-11: EO58JS (QSL via UU9JWI), EO58IM (via UX8IXX), EO58JM (via KG6AR), EO58X (QSL via UR4XWA), EO5EPD (via US4EWA), EO58I (via UR6IM), EO58E (QSL via UR7EP), EO58HK (via UT1HZM), EO58IS (via US7IGF), EO58M (QSL via UR4MWZ), EO58C (via UT7CWW) and EO58L (via UR4LXB).

USA, W W6C will show up from the "International DX Convention" in Visalia from May 2-4. QSL via K6AO.

VANUATU, YJ Patrice, FK8HA, is signing YJ0AHA from Vanuatu from May 2-25.

VELA PALAGRUZA, 9A, EU-090 9A2WJ, 9A6AA, 9A7N, DF9MV, DJ3XG, DL1SDN, DL5MFL and DL9CHR are signing 9A0CI from May 2-10. QSL via DE0MST, bureau ok.

QSL Info

QSL direct: 3D2CW (KW4DA), 8P6FH, 9H4K, 9Y4TBG, A52DA (KW4DA), CS0RCL,CX1SI, C98RF (AF-061 und AF-072), CE0ZIS, DS2GOO/4 (AS-084), E21CJN, EK6SA, J79AK, JY7NX, LZ0A, P40MT, P40Y,R1ANF/VP8,TB05GF (LZ1NK), XF1K (NA-167), XT2ATI, XT2SX, XT2WP, XV2M, XX9C (AS-075), XY2WP, YL5M (YL2ZU), YM3WW (TA3BN), YS1/AC4LN, YS1EJ, YS3/YN4SU,YV4GLD, Z36A, ZD7SM, ZF2DQ, ZF2NT, ZK1AKX (OC-013, OC-014, VE7XF), ZK1TLA (OZ6TL), ZK2TO (OM2SA), ZS4TX, ZW8P (SA-060)

QSL bureau: 5K0Z (NA-033, DH7WW), 6K17AVL/2, 8Q7LM (DL7ULM), A71BY, AL7GA, DL9HO/p (EU-042), EK1700GM (IK2QPR), F5RAB/p (EU-048), FP/DL1DA (NA-032), FY5FU (F5PAC), GU3UOQ, H22H (5B4MF), H44LB (OC-047, DL7AFS), HL17CAC, IA5/DL5SAX (EU-028), J6/G3TBK, J75J (KR4ADA), J79AA (NA-101, W9AZZ), JD1BFA (AS-031, JA3EMU), JT1FCY/7 (I1QOD), JT1FDC/6, KL1SLE (NA-028), KL9A (NU4N), LZ/IZ0CKJ (EU-181), LZ/IZ7ATN (EU-181), OZ/DL6JZ/p (EU-125), P40V (AI6V), P43E, SV3/IZ0CKJ (EU-158), SV9/OE8CIQ (EU-015), T26U (RA3AUU),T9/F5LPY,T99W (DL1QQ),TA/DL3PG,TF/SM1TDE (EU-021), TK/OE1JIS, TM1AIX (EU-032), UE1RRC/1 (EU-147, RA1QQ), V63SC (OC-010, JM1LBO), VE3EXY/2, VY0/W2NTJ (NA-173), YF1AR/9 (OC-150), YN2EJ (W5GCX), ZB0/DL7IQ, ZK1AXU (OC-013)

QSL managers

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


DATE            CALL         DXNL

NOW   -Dec/2003 3XY1L        1335
May 3 -May 4    4A2Q         1338 *
NOW   -May 1    4S7DXG       1337
NOW   -May 10   4X55I        1338 *
Apr 19-May 1    6W/F5VHQ     1336
May 2 -May 10   9A0CI        1338 *
May 6 -May 16   9M2/G3LIV    1338 *
Apr 22-May 13   9N7DX        1336

NOW   -May/2003 A71ROG       1331
Apr 20-May 4    C93CM     .. 1336
NOW   -Feb/2004 D2U          1332
NOW   -Nov 30   D88S         1323
NOW   -Jun 1    DH7AX     .. 1335
NOW   -May 9    DH9YPA       1338 *
NOW   -Mar/2004 DS4BHW       1333
May 5 -May 11   EO58JS    .. 1338 *
May 4 -May 8    EW5HAST      1338 *
Apr 20-May 16   FO/F8CFU     1336
May 3 -May 25   FO/F8DQL     1338 *
Apr 28-May 1    FO/JJ8DEN    1337

Apr 27-May 2    GD4OBK/p     1337
Apr 28-May 15   HB9/DL7NS    1337
Apr 15-May 3    HB9AON       1336
NOW   -Dec 31   HE2DIG       1337
Apr 1 -Dec 31   HE2MM        1335
May 1 -Jul 31   HF650O       1338 *
NOW   -May 4    HI0RCD       1338 *
May 3 -May 10   IG9/IK2PZC   1338 *
Apr 19-May 2    IS0/IZ9EPM   1336
NOW   -Jun/2003 J28UN        1312
May 3 -May 4    JM1PXG/6     1338 *
NOW   -Dec/2003 JM6DZB/JD1   1324
May 1 -May 5    JR3TVH/6     1337
May 6 -May 29   JT1Y      .. 1338 *

May 3 -May 17   K4C          1338 *
NOW   -Aug/2003 KC4USM       1338 *
NOW   -May 13   KH9/N6XIV    1337
May 1 -May 31   LZ03KM       1338 *
Apr 26-May 1    MM0CRG       1337
Apr 28-May 1    OH0/OH5DX    1337
May 5 -May 12   RP3YGA       1338 *
Feb 28-Jun/2003 ST1MN        1329
NOW   -Aug/2003 ZS5WC/ST0F   1324
NOW   -Jul/2003 S92UN        1338 *
Apr 24-May 1    T88BA        1337
May 7 -May 12   TM7R         1338 *
May 2 -May 4    TP6CE        1338 *
May 5 -May 9    TT8DX        1338 *
Mar 23-Jul 1    TU5CD        1333
Apr 25-May 9    TX4PG        1337

May 3 -May 10   VK9LS        1338 *
Apr 26-May 2    VK9XC     .. 1337
NOW   -2004     VQ9LA        1323
May 2 -May 4    W1ACT        1338 *
May 2 -May 4    W6C          1338 *
NOW   -Apr/2004 YA4F         1337
May 2 -May 25   YJ0AHA       1338 *
Apr 15-May 5    ZA1B         1338 *
Apr 27-May 14   ZK1AYL    .. 1337

 * = new
... = and other calls

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