DX News Letter 1342
May 29, 2003

DX-NL 1342 May 29, 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 The "Team ZA3/On The Air" became QRV as ZA3/homecalls from Durazzo between May 29 and Jun 8. The OPs ZA1FD, ZA5G, IK7JWX, IK7LMX, IZ7CTE, IZ7ATN, IZ7BNH, IK7QMJ, IK7FPX, IK2DUW, IZ2DPX, IK6CAC, IZ0CKJ, IV3FSG, IK5MDF and IK5BHN are working in CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31 on HF and 6m. QSLs via homecalls, bureau ok.

ALGERIA, 7X Habibas Island (AF-???) will be visited by Ivan,OM3CGN, Afif,7X2RO, and others from Jun 1-5. No callsign known as of yet.

ARGENTINA, LU The "Mistongo DX Tandil Group (GMDXT)" is activating the Claromeco lighthouse between May 31 and Jun 1. The operators are LU5DIT/D, LW5EE/D, LU6DLB/D, LU8EXJ/D, LU8ERH/D and LU3DR/D. QSL via bureau. More details can be found on their website http://www.qsl.net/lu2ee/.

BORNHOLM ISLAND, OZ, EU-030 Herb, OZ7SM, can be found on the usual IOTA frequencies from Jun 1-14.

CANADA, VE7 Andre, GM3VLB, Alex, G0DHZ, and Niall, VP8NJS, will visit several islands in VE7: Denman Island (NA-036) on Jun 4/5, Malcolm Island (NA-091) on Jun 5-7, Campbell Island (NA-061) on Jun 8/9, Denny Island (NA-061) on Jun 9-11 and Thetis Island (NA-075) on Jun 12/13. The calls are not known yet.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8 The "Gran Canaria DX Group" is signing EA8AOK/p in SSB and CW from Los Dos Roques (DIE S-112) on May 31. QSL via bureau.

COLOMBIA, HK, SA-082 Pedro, HK3JJH, plans to become QRV mainly on 20m from Morro Grande from Jun 3-8. Unfortunately QSL ONLY direct.

CRETE, SV9 Jan Erik, SV9/SM2EKM, from Agia Marina is working mostly in CW between May 29 and Jun 12. QSL via bureau. --- SV1GE, SV1RP, SV2DGH, SV2FPU and SV2GWB will hit the airwaves from Gavdos Island (EU-187) signing SX9G from Jun 4-15. QSL via SV2DGH. More information is available online at: http://www.qsl.net/sx9g/.

CROATIA, 9A Boro, 9A3KB, and Den, 9A3FO, are planning to visit five islands of the group EU-136: Sveti Marko (IOCA CI-117) on May 31, Krk Island (CI-046) from May 31 until Jun 1, Susak Island (CI-108) on Jun 2/3, Losinj Island (CI-058) on Jun 3 and Cres Island (CI-012) on Jun 4/5. They are working in CW ONLY on 80-10m. QSL via bureau, no eQSLs!

CYPRUS, 5B Alan, G3PMR, is signing 5B4AHJ between May 28 and Jun 22. QSL via G3PMR.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF TIMOR, 4W This is the new official name of formerly East Timor. Thor, TF3MM, is operating as 4W3DX with a rhombic antenna in 50m height at the moment. With that equipment he is very loud on the lowbands in Europe.

FEHMARN ISLAND, DL, EU-128 Lutz, DL5KUA (SSB), and Stefan, DJ7AO (CW) are activating the lighthouses Staberhuk (May 31) and Pelzerhaken (Jun 1) during the 1st German Island and Lighthouse Weekend.

FRANCE, F To celebrate the last flight of a French Concorde airplane on May 31 the special event station TM5SC is on the air between May 25 and Jun 8. QSL via bureau.

FUR ISLAND, OZ, EU-177 OZ/G0GRC will be active from Jun 2-6. QSL via G0RCI. bureau ok.

GREAT CUMBRAE ISLAND, GM, EU-123 MM/N5ET/p will be QRV for six hours on 15/20/40m starting on Jun 4, 1130 UTC. QSL via GM3OFT (EU), all others via N5ET.

GRENADA, J3 G4BKI moved to Grenada and is now signing J3/G4BKI until he receives an official resident's callsign. More information can be found on his website http://stcgrenada.com/amateurradio.htm.

ITALY, I Andrea, IB0/IZ0EHO, will be QRV from Ponza Island (EU-045, IIA LT-001) on 10/15/20/40m from Jun 1-8.

JERSEY ISLAND, GJ, EU-013 Ekki, DF4OR, Tilman, DJ5BX, and Rainer, DL1ZBO, will work in CW/SSB/RTTY on 80-10m signing MJ/homecalls from Jun 3-9. QSL via DL1ZBO, bureau ok.

LANGKAWI ISLAND, 9M2, AS-058 After staying in Penang, Johnny, 9M2/G3LIV, is now active from Langkawi between May 30 and Jun 9.

LAOS, XW XW1IC will be the callsign of Champ, E21EIC. He plans to operate in CW/SSB/RTTY on 160-10m (incl. WARC) from Jun 2-23. His preferred frequencies are 1834 kHz (listening on 1820 kHz) and 3505 or 3524 kHz.

LITTLE CORN ISLAND, YN, NA-013 Mike, AD5A, Michael, AB5EB, and Jake, KB5SKN, will activate this rare island between May 31 and Jun 2. The call is not sure yet. More info will be released on their website http://www.islandradio.org/na013.htm.

NORWAY, LA Ulla, DF6QP, and Walter, DL8JS, are visiting the Lofoten Islands (EU-076) and Vesteralen (EU-033) from May 28 until Jun 20. You can find them in SSB on 14260-14277 kHz during their evening hours. QSLs via bureau.

PORTUGAL, CT The "Club Radioamadores do Entroncamento" is signing CS7AL in SSB on 20/40m from Castel Alcanede (DCFP C-112, DMHP SR-012 and DMP 1416) on May 31. QSL via CT1BXE, bureau ok.

RAASAY ISLAND, GM, EU-008 Bob, N5ET, Linda, KE5TF, and Peter, GM3OFT, will be QRV as MM/N5ET/p for six hours starting on May 31, 0900 UTC. QSL via GM3OFT (EU), all others via N5ET.

SVALBARD, JW Tom, LA7VK, is signing JW7VK between May 29 and Jun 1. QSL via bureau.

QSL Info

QSL managers

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


DATE         CALL         DXNL

NOW  -Dec03  3XY1L        1335
NOW  -30Jun  4K7Z/F8LPX   1341
NOW          4W3DX        1342 *
28May-22Jun  5B4AHJ       1342 *
NOW  -Jul03  5W1RA        1339
NOW  -2004   5X1CW        1339
31May-05Jun  9A3KB     .. 1342 *
30May-09Jun  9M2/G3LIV    1342 *

NOW  -Aug03  A6/ON5NT     1339
NOW  -2006   BU2/JJ1TBB   1339
31May        CS7AL        1342 *
NOW  -2004   D2CR         1339
NOW  -Feb04  D2U          1332
NOW  -30Nov  D88S         1323
NOW  -01Jun  DH7AX     .. 1335
29May-01Jun  DL2VFR    .. 1341
31May-01Jun  DL5KUA    .. 1342 *
28May-02Jun  DL8BDR       1341
NOW  -Mar04  DS4BHW       1333
31May        EA8AOK/p     1342 *
25May-07Jun  EJ/DF5WA     1341

19May-30May  HC1/NP3D  .. 1340
NOW  -31Dec  HE2DIG       1337
01Apr-31Dec  HE2MM        1335
NOW  -31Jul  HF25KVW      1341
10Apr-10Jun  HF6UE        1339
01May-31Jul  HF650O       1338
01May-30Jun  HF8IL        1340
03Jun-08Jun  HK3JJH       1342 *
01Jun-08Jun  IB0/IZ0EHO   1342 *
24May-29May  IG9/ON4DST   1341
24May-31May  IM0/IK1YED   1341
24May-15Jun  IR3IDO       1341
NOW          IU7FM        1339

NOW          J3/G4BKI     1342 *
20May-29May  J75KG        1340
NOW  -Dec03  JM6DZB/JD1   1324
29May-01Jun  JW7VK        1342 *
NOW  -Aug03  KC4USM       1338
28May-20Jun  LA/DF6QP  .. 1342 *
31May-01Jun  LU5DIT/D  .. 1342 *
01May-31May  LZ03KM       1338
03Jun-09Jun  MJ/DF4OR  .. 1342 *
04Jun        MM/N5ET/p    1342 * 2x
28May-02Jun  OY/G4XRV     1341
02Jun-06Jun  OZ/G0GRC     1342 *
24May-31May  OZ0KR/mm     1340
01Jun-14Jun  OZ7SM        1342 *
01May-31May  R300SP       1339

NOW  -Jul03  S92UN        1338
26May-14Jun  SP1/DL7VOX   1341
28Feb-Jun03  ST1MN        1329
19May-31May  SV3/M5AEF/p  1340
17May-30May  SV5/SM8C     1340
04Jun-15Jun  SX9G         1342 *
29May-12Jun  SV9/SM2EKM   1342 *
24May-01Jun  TM0AR        1341
25May-09Jun  TM5SC        1342 *
23Mar-01Jul  TU5CD        1333
02Jun-23Jun  XW1IC        1342 *
NOW   Apr04  YA4F         1337
29May-08Jun  ZA3/...      1342 *

 * = new
.. = and other calls

TNX: DF6QP, DJ5AV, DJ7AO, DK8JB, DL1WH, DL1SBF, DL1ZU, DL3BBY,DL6UAA,DL7VOA, DM3BJ, F8BBL, G4BKI,IZ8DBJ, N4CD, PA5ET, PY2TNT, PY2ZX, RW3RN, W5BOS, WW5L, 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.