DX News Letter 1353
August 14, 2003

DX-NL 1353 August 14, 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)


The International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend will take place next weekend on August 16/17. To save place for more activities the date is not repeated in every announcement.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0, EU-002 Vincenzo, OH0/IZ0FKE, will be active from Aug 16-23. QSL via IZ0FMA.

ARGENTINA, LU LT7W will be the callsign of the Grupo Titan from the lighthouse Punta Delgada (ARG-015) during the Lighthouse Weekend. More details can be found on their website http://www.LT7W.tk.

AZERBAIJAN, 4K Lutz, GM0GNY, writes that he will sign 4K0GNY from the drilling platform Chirag-1 in the Caspian Sea (LN50OC) for 28 days starting on Aug 20. He will work in SSB/CW mainly on 40/20/17m from 1500-1800 UTC. QSL via GM0GNY. Check his website at: http://www.qrz.com/4k0gny/.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6, EU-004 Juan, EA6LP, Gori, EA6YW, Biel, EA6DD, and Herbert, DK4TP, will sign ED6LGH from the lighthouse Cap Salinas (BAL-070) at the southern tip of Mallorca. QSL via bureau.

BARDSEY ISLAND, GW, EU-124 The North Wales Radio Rally Club will be active as GW0NWR/p in SSB/CW on 80-6m from the lighthouse LH-0685/WAL-001 from Aug 17-23. QSL via GW0DSJ, unfortunately only direct!

BRAZIL, PY ZV7AA hits the airwaves from Tamandare lighthouse (BRA-102, PE-07). QSL via PY7AA.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8 The Gran Canaria DX Group is signing ED8LPA in SSB/CW on all bands activating the lighthouse Punta de La Aldea (CAI-032, D-2814.7) on Aug 16/17. QSL via EA8AKN, bureau ok.

CROATIA, 9A, EU-136 Marco, IK1ACX, will hit the airwaves from Losinj Island (EU-136) from Aug 16-23.

DODECANES, SV5, EU-001 Hubert, SV5/DK9NCX, will work in SSB/CW with QRP from Aug 20 till Sep 3. QSL via bureau.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6, OC-133 Members of the Kinabalu Amateur Radio Transmitting Society will sign 9M6KM and 9M6KTC from the Tiga Islands (OC-133) on Aug 16/17. QSL via http://www.qrz.com.

ENGLAND, G Lighthouse Pendeen (ARLHS ENG-100) will be the place of GB5PW on Aug 16/17. QSL via G0CAM, bureau ok.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8/f, SA-002 VP8LGT is working from the lighthouse at Cape Pembroke (FAL 001). QSL via VP8ON.

FINLAND, OH, EU-173 OH1F/p will be QRV from Sappi Sebbskar (EU-173,LH 0612) from Aug 15-17. QSL via OH1AF.

FRANCE, F Francis, F6HKS, and Jean Claude, F6HDH, are working from the lighthouse Contis (FRAU-088, PB-060). QSL via bureau.

GERMANY, DL Following German stations will be QRV during the Lighthouse Weekend: Poel Island (EU-008), lighthouse Timmendorf (FED-236) DL0SH (YLs only); lightship Fehmarnbelt (FED-141), DL0FFF (op DL2RPS); lightship Laesoe Rende (FED-142), DF0DA (op DL1WH); Usedom Island (EU-129), Peenemuende (LH 2520), DK0KTL; Greifswalder Oie (EU-057, LH 0114), DF0WLG; Hiddensee Island (EU-057), Leuchtfeuer Dornbusch (FED-026), DL0RUG; Germany's southernmost lighthouse Lindau at the lake Bodensee, DF0WAT.

GIBRALTAR, ZB2 Carl, ZB2/GW0VSW/p, can be found in CW and SSB on 7030, 7055, 10106, 14060 and 14255 kHz from Aug 15-29. QSL via GW0VSW.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4, NA-015 Cory, N1WON (KG4CM), and David, WA4ET (KG4DP), plan to become QRV in SSB, RTTY and PSK on 80-6m from Aug 14-21.

ICELAND, TF, EU-021 After staying on the Faroer Islands Karl, DK4ARL, is now signing TF/DK4ARL from Iceland from Aug 14-21. QSL via bureau. --- TF1IRA is activating lighthouse Knarraros during the Lighthouse Weekend

ISRAEL, 4X Dov, 4Z4DX/LH, activates the lighthouse in Jaffa (ISR-005).

ITALY, I Mario, IZ8DBJ, visits the lighthouse San Vito lo Capo (WAIL SI-026, ARLHS ITA-155) from Aug 20-31. QSL via bureau. --- IQ3TS puts the lighthouse Vittoria (WAIL FV-001, ITA-174) on air during the Lighthouse Weekend. QSL via IV3LNQ, bureau ok.

MALAWI, 7Q Nick, G4FAL, is operating as 7Q7NT from Blantyre and works mainly in CW and SSB on 20 or 15m from Aug 13-30.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7, OC-new Buzz, N5UR, and John, W5RQ, are on their way to Taongi (OC-new) to activate this atoll for four days starting on Aug 18. They will work in CW and SSB on 10-40m, mainly in CW on 17m, 20m and 30m. QSL via N6AWD.

POLAND, SP HF8IL (Ignacy Lukasiewicz, via SP8PJG) is QRV from Aug 20 until Sep 10.

PORTUGAL, CT, EU-040 Marq, CT1BWW, Jaime, CT1ECT, and Carlos, CT1CSY, are going to a lighthouse on Bugio Island (EU-040) on Aug 16/17. Their callsign will be CS5E.

RUSSIA, UA The Russian Robinson Club plans a DXpedition as R3RRC/9 operating from the northern Ural from Aug 14-25. QSL via UA3SGV.

SCOTLAND, GM, EU-123 Derek, GM0HLV, and Chris, GM3WOJ, are signing GS2MP/p from ligthouse Stroma (EU-123, SCO-228) during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via N3SL.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS, AF-064 ZS1ESC will be on the air from Robben Island (AF-064, LH 0025) from Aug 15-17. QSL via homecall.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1/s, OC-013 Team Vertical (Bill, K6KM/ZK1TOO, Mark, AG9A/ZK1KAT, Ralph, K9ZO/ZK1ZOO, and Kenny, K2KW/ZK1TTT) is visiting Rarotonga (OC-013) from Aug 18-27. They will work in CW and SSB on 10-40m and will look for Europeans especially. QSL via WA4WTG.

SOUTH KOREA, HL The Gwangju DX Club activates Choyak Island (AS-060) as 6L0NJ/4 from Aug 15-17. Operation is planned in CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31 on 160-6m. QSL via DS4AEN.

SPAIN, EA EA1EEY activates Vidio lighthouse (SPA-055, FEA D-1641). QSL via EA1CS.

SWEDEN, SM Following stations will be QRV during the Lighthouse Weekend: 8S6LGT from Maseskar Island (EU-043, LH 1347), QSL via SM6PVB. 8S6BAS from lighthouse Bastungen (SWE 434), QSL via SK6DW, bureau ok. SK2AU from Gasoren Island (EU-135, LH 0433), QSL via bureau.

THAILAND, HS Choon, E20HHK, is going to Samui (AS-101) from Aug 14-17.QSL via E21EIC.

TURKEY, TA Berkin, TA3J/4, activates the lighthouse Antalya Bababurnu (TUR-???). QSL via bureau. More information available at http://www.qsl.net/ta3j/.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5, NA-002 Paolo, IK2QPR/VP5, is going to Providenciales (NA-002) from Aug 16-23. He will work in SSB and CW mainly on the WARC bands.

URUGUAY, CX CX1TCR will operate from the lighthouse Cabo Santa Maria (URU-004) next weekend. QSL via CX2TL.

USA, W The international lighthouse activity will put these stations on air: Grand Havens South Pierhead Inner (USA-1077) and Outer Lighthouses (USA-1078), Michigan: W8DXI; Ausable Pierhead Lighthouse (USA-929), Michigan: Ray, KB8ZYY; Tucker's Island Lighthouse (USA-911), W2T, QSL via N2OO. Cedar Key Lighthouse (WLH 2741, USA 745) on Seahorse Key (NA-076), Florida: W4L, QSL via W4DFU.


DATE           CALL         DXNL

12Aug-16Aug    3A/F8ASY     1352
16Aug          3V8SF        1352
04Aug-17Aug    4K0CW        1351
20Aug-20Sep    4K0GNY       1353 *
NOW  -2004     5X1CW        1339
13Aug-30Aug    7Q7NT        1353 *
03Aug-16Aug    8Q7HX        1352
16Aug-23Aug    9A/IK1ACX    1353 *
01Aug-30Aug    9A5KV/p      1352
01Aug-15Aug    9H3TM        1351
11Aug-19Aug    9N7AS        1352

NOW  -Aug03    A6/ON5NT     1339
NOW  -2006     BU2/JJ1TBB   1339
02Aug-28Sep    CT9F         1351
NOW  -2004     D2CR         1339
11Aug-17Aug    DF0DA        1352
11Aug-17Aug    DL0FFF       1352
14Aug-17Aug    E20HHK       1353 *
25Jul-Aug03    F8HJV/p      1350
05Aug-15Aug    GM3VLB/p     1352
17Aug-23Aug    GW0NWR/p     1353 *

NOW  -31Dec    HE2DIG       1337
01Jul-15Aug    HF150IL      1347
20Aug-10Sep    HF8IL        1353 *
08Aug-12Aug    HL0Y/2       1352
08Aug-31Aug    I/F2YE       1352
08Aug-28Aug    II0P         1352
01Jul-30Oct    IR8DX        1347
NOW  -Dec03    JM6DZB/JD1   1324
03Aug-21Aug    IS0/IK4HPU   1351
20Aug-31Aug    IZ8DBJ       1353 *
02Aug-28Aug    K1VSJ        1351
14Aug-21Aug    KG4CM..      1353 *
26Jul-31Aug    N6XIV/KH9    1351
01Aug-20Aug    LC/IW5DEZ..  1351

16Aug-23Aug    OH0/IZ0FKE   1353 *
03Aug-15Aug    OZ/DL2VFR    1351
01Aug-31Aug    P29SI        1352
12Aug-23Aug    PJ6/I4ALU    1352
14Aug-25Aug    R3RRC/9      1353 *
01Jul-31Aug    S50KBS       1349
30Jun-15Aug    SM1TDE       1346
20Aug-03Sep    SV5/DK9NCX   1353 *
09Aug-05Sep    SV5/SM8C     1352
14Aug-21Aug    TF/DK4ARL    1353 *
12Aug-15Aug    TZ6RD        1352

NOW  -31Dec    UE0JWA       1351
NOW  -17Aug    UT5UIA/p     1352
01Jul-03Dec    VI8NT        1346
10Aug-16Aug    VP5/IK2SGC   1352
03Aug-25Aug    VP9/IK2RZP   1352
10Aug-16Aug    W3HF/4       1352
03Aug-18Aug    XU7ACT..     1351
NOW  -Jun04    XU7ACW       1351
NOW  -Aug03    YI/SM0WKA    1346
01Aug-31Aug    Z3100A..     1352
15Aug-29Aug    ZB2/GW0VSW   1353 *
18Aug-27Aug    ZK1TOO..     1353 *
01Aug-31Aug    ZM4A         1352

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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