DX News Letter 1357
September 18, 2003

DX-NL 1357 September 18, 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 Tomi, OH6EI, is signing OH0Z in CW (Sep 20/21) and SSB (Sep 27/28) during the Scandinavian Activity Contest (SAC). QSL via OH5DX. You can find more information on his website: http://www.qsl.net/oh0z/

AUSTRALIA, VK, OC-228 Peter, VK3QI, Keith, VK3FT, Paul, VK3AJJ, and Paul, VK3KXG, plan to visit the Baudin Rocks, also known as Godfrey Island in the South Australia East Group (OC-228) on Sep 25/26. They will be QRV in CW/SSB as VI5BR on the usual IOTA frequencies. This group has been visited by HAMs only once before. QSL via VK3QI.

CAMBODIA, XU Hubert, XU7ACI, is working as a missionary in Phnom Penh for the next two years. QSL via KB8TJP.

CANADA, VE Yoshiro, VE2/N1VF, is QRV from Orleans Island (NA-128) from Sep 17-19. After that he will sign VY2/N1VF from Prince Edward Island (NA-029) from Sep 20-23. Operation is planned in SSB/CW on 6-40m.QSL via bureau.

CYPRUS, 5B4, AS-004 Alan, G3PMR, will show up as 5B4AHJ again from Sep 24 until Dec 13. QSL via G3PMR, bureau ok. QSLs can be requested also via e-mail to: g3pmr@shacklog.co.uk

DODECANESE, SV5, EU-001 SV5/ON4BB, SV5/ON5JE and SV5/ON5KH are QRV from Kos working on 10-20m from Sep 15-29. QSLs via homecalls. --- Uli, SV5/DJ9XB, will be active from Karpathos between Sep 20 and Oct 1. He will participate in the RTTY Contest as J45XB but works also in PSK31, Hell and RTTY on the WARC bands before and after the contest.

GIBRALTAR, ZB2 ZG2FX is momentarily very active in SSB and CW on several bands. QSL via G3RFX, unfortunately only direct.

GUADELOUPE, FG, NA-102 EA2RU, EA2RY and EB2DTB will be QRV in SSB/RTTY/PSK31/SSTV between Sep 23 and Oct 9. Skeds can be arranged via e-mail to fg2003@ea2ry.com QSL via EA2RY.

GUINEA BISSAU, J5 Miguel, EA5IK, is staying there for two weeks since Sep 13. He intends to work with wire antennas on 80-6m during his spare time.

ENGLAND, G, EU-011 Members of the Taunton and District Amateur Radio Club are visiting St Mary's Island (belongs to Isles of Scilly, EU-011) from Sep 20-27. They are signing GB0SM in CW/SSB on 10-160m. QSL via G0PSE, bureau ok.

HAWAII, KH6, OC-019 Shunichiro, JH7IMX, is spending his holidays in Honolulu from Sep 25-30. Expect him to show up as K7WD/KH6. QSL via JH7IMX.

ITALY, I, AF-019 Alberto, IG9/IT9MRM/p, plans to hit the airwaves in SSB on 20/15m from Lampedusa Island (AF-019) on Sep 22/23. QSL via homecall. His website is: http://www.qsl.net/it9mrm

JAPAN, JA, AS-117 JN4RDX/4 is working in SSB/CW on 20/30/40m from Yashiro Island (AS-117) from Sep 12-25. QSL via bureau.

MADEIRA, CT3, AF-014 Braga, CT3HU, Helder, CT3HQ, Xavier, CT3JK, and Jose, CT3MD, are signing CS9C from the Christopher Columbus Museum on Porto Santo (AF-014) from Sep 20-27. QSL via CT3MD, bureau ok.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0, OC-086 Kuro, JH0MGJ, will be QRV in CW/SSB on 160-6m signing AL5A/NH0 from Saipan from Sep 22-29. QSL via JH0MGJ.

MARKET REEF, OJ, EU-053 The QLF DX Team is on the air as OJ0LA from Sep 19-26. The operators LA5UKA, LA6MP, LA8AJA, LA8SDA and LA9VDA are working in CW/SSB/RTTY on all bands listening especially for North America and Japan. QSL via LA9VDA. Their website is: http://www.qsl.net/la8aja/oj0la/

SARDINIA, IS0 Giovanni, IS0/IZ2DPX/p, will be QRV from Stintino (EU-024, IIA SD-001) from Sep 24-27. He also plans another operation as IM0/IZ2DPX/p from Maddalena Island (EU-041, IIA SS-001). QSL via IZ2DPX.

SIERRA LEONE, 9L Jerry, K4ZIN, is on the air again mainly in CW on 40-10m signing 9L1JT. He is staying in Freetown from Sep 15-23. QSL via K4ZIN.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1, OC-013 Allen, K6USN, is signing ZK1USN from Rarotonga from Sep 18-21. He is working in CW on the usual DX frequencies on 10-40m. Skeds can be arranged via e-mail to: k6usn@aol.com. QSL via K6USN. He will go to the Northern Cook Islands after that.

SVALBARD, JW Just, LA9DL, Erling, LA6VM, and Halvard, LA7XK, will be QRV as JW5X (QSL via LA5X) from Longyearbyen during the Scandinavian Activity Contest. Before and after the contest they are signing JW9DL, JW6VM and JW7XK. QSLs via homecalls.

TIMOR LESTE, 4W Peter, 4W3CW, will be on the air for one more year. He is working only in CW on all HF bands with 100 watts and a vertical. Send your QSLs via: Peter McKay, UNMISET, PO Box 2436, Darwin, NT 0801, Australia.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5, NA-003 Dave, VP5/AH6HY, plans to activate Grand Turk in SSB on 40-10m from Sep 26 until Oct 4. QSL via AH6HY.

VANUATU, YJ The sailers Mike, KM9D, and YL Jan, KF4TUG, arrived in Port Vila. They are waiting for a licence now and with that in hand they plan to go the Torres Island Group (OC-110). They will operate on all HF bands from there. More information is not available yet.

QSL Info

QSL managers

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


DATE           CALL         DXNL

10Sep-24Sep    3W/DL3NCW    1356
20Aug-20Sep    4K0GNY       1353
13Sep-18Sep    4S7YHG..     1356
NOW  -Sep04    4W3CW        1357 *
24Sep-13Dec    5B4AHJ       1357 *
13Sep-27Sep    5R8HA        1356
NOW  -2004     5X1CW        1339
04Sep-21Sep    7Q7CE        1355
14Sep-15Oct    7Q7WW        1356
13Sep-21Sep    9G5XA        1356
15Sep-23Sep    9L1JT        1357 *
04Sep-18Sep    9Y4/DL1MGB   1355

22Sep-29Sep    AL5A/NH0     1357 *
NOW  -2006     BU2/JJ1TBB   1339
NOW  -Dec03    C91Z         1356
20Sep-27Sep    CS9C         1357 *
02Aug-28Sep    CT9F         1351
NOW  -2004     D2CR         1339
08Sep-07Oct    EA6/DL6KAC   1355
08Sep-20Sep    EA6/DL8LAS   1355
01Sep-30Sep    EN100WAY     1355
01Sep-20Sep    F5PRU/p      1356
23Sep-09Oct    FG/EA2RU..   1357 *
16Sep-23Sep    FH/G4IRN     1356
14Sep-20Sep    FK/JF1UIO    1356
18Sep-03Oct    FO/DF6IC..   1356
20Sep-27Sep    GB0SM        1357 *

NOW  -31Dec    HE2DIG       1337
22Sep-23Sep    IG9/IT9MRM   1357 *
14Sep-26Sep    IH9/IK4MED   1356
13Sep-18Sep    IL7/IZ8FDH   1356
01Jul-30Oct    IR8DX        1347
13Sep-27Sep    IS0/HA4XG/p  1356
24Sep-27Sep    IS0/IZ2DPX   1357 *
20Sep-01Oct    J45XB        1357 *
11Sep-25Sep    J48IS        1355
13Sep-29Sep    J5/EA5IK     1357 *
NOW  -Dec03    JM6DZB/JD1   1324
12Sep-25Sep    JN4RDX/4     1357 *
NOW            JW5X         1357 *
16Sep-22Sep    JW7QI..      1356
25Sep-30Sep    K7WD/KH6     1357 *
15Sep-22Sep    LX/DF3VM..   1356

20Sep-28Sep    OH0Z         1357 *
19Sep-26Sep    OJ0LA        1357 *
06Sep-18Sep    PJ2DX        1356
13Sep-27Sep    S79IRN       1356
08Sep-30Sep    SP5PB/4      1356
15Sep-29Sep    SV5/ON4BB..  1357 *
11Sep-25Sep    SV8/DF3IS    1355
06Sep-27Sep    SV8/F5TGR    1356
15Sep-19Sep    SX8PLH       1356
NOW  -31Dec    UE0JWA       1351
17Sep-19Sep    VE2/N1VF     1357 *
25Sep-26Sep    VI5BR        1357 *
01Jul-03Dec    VI8NT        1346
26Sep-04Oct    VP5/AH6HY    1357 *
20Sep-23Sep    VY2/N1VF     1357 *

NOW  -Sep04    XU7ACI       1357 *
NOW  -Jun04    XU7ACW       1351
01Sep-Mar04    YA/JA1PBV    1355
NOW  -Aug04    YA1R         1356
NOW            YJ/KM9D..    1357 *
NOW            ZG2FX        1357 *
18Sep-21Sep    ZK1USN       1357 *
15Sep-29Sep    ZK3/DJ7RJ    1356

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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