DX News Letter 1340
May 15, 2003

DX-NL 1340 May 15, 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)


BORNHOLM, OZ, EU-030 Thomas, OZ/DL7UZO, will be QRV in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 on the IOTA QRGs on 80-10m and the WARC bands, in CW on 50100 kHz and in WSJT on 50250 kHz from May 18-23. QSL via bureau. Find more details on their website http://portal.funkstation.info.

BRAZIL, PY PV2AA will be QRV from Comprida Island (SA-024, DIB 021) on May 17/18. The operators Luiz, PU2OCZ, Martin, PY2HN, and Flavio, PY2ZX, are working in CW, SSB and FM on 2-160m. QSL via PY2AA.

CANADA, VE Len, VE9MY, and Linda, VE9GLF, are active from Newfoundland (NA-027) during the evening hours from May 13-22. They will visit a few offshore islands (NA-027 and NA-198) from May 17-19. QSL via bureau. --- To celebrate the 50th anniversary of their Canadian national library amateurs may use a special prefix between May 24 and July 27. VE stations are using the prefix CK, VA becomes CJ, VO becomes CY and VY is changed to CZ.

DENMARK, OZ Harald, DH9KR, is sailing around Fuenen Island from May 24-31. He will be QRV as OZ0KR/mm from the boat during the day (if weather permits) and as OZ0KR from the mainland in the evening hours. Look for him in CW on 30m. QSL via DH9KR, bureau ok.

DODECANESE, SV5, EU-001 Goran, SM0CMH, will hit the airwaves as SV5/SM8C from Kalymnos Island only in CW on 10-160m from May 17-30. He will sign J45KLN during the WPX Contest. QSLs via SM0CMH, bureau ok.

DOMINICA, J7 J75KG will be the callsign of George, K5KG, from May 20-29. He will work in CW and SSB on all bands outside of the WPX contest. During the WPX he will sign J75A. QSL via KU9C.

ECUADOR, HC Andy,NP3D, will be very active in May: May 19/20 HC1/NP3D near Quito (with Taka, HC1/JA2JPA) and on May 21/23 HC4/NP3D/p from La Plata Island (SA-033) with Alex, HC1AJQ/4, and Taka, HC4/JA2JPA/p. They will sign HC4/NP3D during the CQ WPX CW Contest.

FINLAND, OH Finnish military clubstations with the prefix OI will be active on May 20 from 1000 UTC until 1600 UTC. A complete list can be found online at: http://www.kolumbus.fi/srela/oi/.

FRANCE, F F5AUB, F5XX, F5BJW, F4CLO, F5JBR, F5UOE, F5BLP and F6DBX will be on Fort Brescou Island (EU-148) from May 22-26. F5XX/p will be on the air in SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK31 on HF and 6m. QSL via F5XX.

GREECE, SV Robin, M1DUD/M5AEF, writes that he will be QRV as SV3/M5AEF/p from the grid square KM06 on Peloponnes during the last two weeks of May. Look fopr him especially on 17m and 6m. QSLs via homecalls.

ITALY, I On May 17 Italian HAMs will launch a balloon with an APRS station near Milano. The callsign will be IQ2MI/p. Find more details on the website http://www.arimi.it/rubriche/arbe.html.

LAMPEDUSA ISLAND, IG9, AF-019 Vanni, IG9/IK4RUX, plans to activate Capo Grecale lighthouse on May 17-23. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.

MACEDONIA, Z3 Lothar, DJ7ZG, and Babs, DL7AFS, are using the callsign Z38Z for ten days starting on May 15. Look for them mainly in RTTY/PSK/SSB on 6-160m. The logbook will be available online at http://www.qsl.net/dl7afs/. QSL via DL7AFS.

MEXIANA ISLAND, PY, SA-042 The expedition will take place from May 21-25. The team consists of Mor, CT1AHU, Rochinha, PY8EA, Daniel, PT7BI, Roberto, PT2GTI, Lunkes, PT2HF, Samuel, CT1EEN, and Helmut, LU1YU, and the call will be announced later. Operation will take place in the usual modes on the usual bands. They will publish more information on their website: http://geocities.yahoo.com.br/mexianaisland/

PENANG ISLAND, 9M2, AS-015 After staying in Malaysia (see DXNL 1338) Johnny, 9M2/G3LIV, is now QRV from Penang Island (AS-015) from May 16-30. His next stop will be Langkawi Island.

POLAND, SP The special event station HF8IL (IL stands for Ignacy Lukasiewicz, the oil pioneer of Poland) will be on the air between May 1 and June 30. QSL via SP8PJG. More information is available at: http://www.ot5.cq.pl. More activities will follow during the next weeks.

SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, W, NA-066 K6AA/p will hit the airwaves for IOTA friends on May 17/18. Members of the United Radio Amateur Club will be QRV in CW/SSB on 10-80m. QSL via K6AA, direct only. More details can be found on their homepage http://www.k6aa.org.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1/s After visiting Aitutaki Jun, VK4SJ (ZK1AYL), and Doug, VK4BP (ZK1SIM), are now heading towards Rarotonga (OC-013) where they plan to stay from May 15-26. QSOs will be made on the usual HF bands. QSL via VK4SJ, bureau ok.

TURKEY, TA Metin, TA1ED, plans to visit Kekova Island (AS-115) from May 15-18. Look for TA1ED/0 in SSB on 10-80m. QSL via homecall.

QSL Info

QSL direct: 3C2MV (VE6JO), 3D2IZ (OC-121), 3XY1L, 5N0MVE, 5R8GZ (G3SWH), 5T5WW, 5X1CW, A41KB, BY1DX, D4B (4L5A), EY7AF, FM5GU (KU9C), FO/N5XX, GB2PL, H44V, HK3CW, K9YNF/HR9, KL9A, KP4JRS, LW9DAH, P29SI, P29VR, P40PW, PJ2/WI9WI (WI9WI), PJ2EL, PV8DX, RK0SWA/p (RR-21-01), RU9G, RW3TN/R9Z, RW9G, SV9FBM, TI5/N0ZA, UA0FDX (EA5OL), UA3YH/0, V31MD, W2002WTC (NA-026), WA6WPG/p, XF1/N5XX, XF1K (NA-167, N6AWD), YA1BV (JA1PBV), ZD8Z (VE3HO), ZL1/PA3GIO/p (OC-201)

QSL managers

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


DATE         CALL         DXNL

NOW  -Dez03  3XY1L        1335
NOW  -15May  5H9KR        1339
NOW  -Jul03  5W1RA        1339
NOW  -2004   5X1CW        1339
06May-16May  9M2/G3LIV    1340 *

NOW  -Aug03  A6/ON5NT     1339
NOW  -May03  A71ROG       1331
NOW  -2006   BU2/JJ1TBB   1339
NOW  -2004   D2CR         1339
NOW  -Feb04  D2U          1332
NOW  -30Nov  D88S         1323
NOW  -01Jun  DH7AX..      1335
NOW  -Mar04  DS4BHW       1333
14May-28May  EA6/DL8YR    1339
22May-26May  F5XX/p       1340 *
20Apr-16May  FO/F8CFU     1336
03May-25May  FO/F8DQL     1338

28Apr-15May  HB9/DL7NS    1337
19May-30May  HC1/NP3D..   1340 *
NOW  -31Dez  HE2DIG       1337
01Apr-31Dez  HE2MM        1335
10Apr-10Jun  HF6UE        1339
01May-31Jul  HF650O       1338
01May-30Juni HF8IL        1340 *
17May-23May  IG9/IK4RUX   1340 *
11May-25May  IP1TIN       1339
17May        IQ2MI/p      1340 *
NOW          IU7FM        1339
24May-25May  J45KLN       1340 *
24May-25May  J75A         1340 *
20May-29May  J75KG        1340 *
NOW  -Dez03  JM6DZB/JD1   1324

03May-17May  K4C          1338
17May-18May  K6AA/p       1340 *
NOW  -Aug03  KC4USM       1338
01May-31May  LZ03KM       1338
14May-21May  N6NO/VP9     1339
18May-23May  OZ/DL7UZO    1340 *
24May-31May  OZ0KR/mm     1340 *
17May-18May  PY2AA        1340 *
01May-31May  R300SP       1339
NOW  -Jul03  S92UN        1338
28Feb-Jun03  ST1MN        1329
19May-31May  SV3/M5AEF/p  1340 *
10May-23May  SV5/G0SGO    1339
17May-30May  SV5/SM8C     1340 *

15May-18May  TA1ED/0      1340 *
23Mar-01Jul  TU5CD        1333
13May-22May  VE9MY..      1340 *
10May-18May  UE9OWQ..     1339
NOW  -2004   VQ9LA        1323
11May-21May  XU7ACE       1339
NOW   Apr04  YA4F         1337
11May-17May  YC3DIK       1339
02May-25May  YJ0AHA       1338
15May-25May  Z38Z..       1340 *
15May-26May  ZK1AYL..     1340 *

 * = new
... = and other calls

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