DX News Letter 1359
October 2, 2003

DX-NL 1359 October 2, 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)


AFRICAN ITALY, IG9, AF-019 Nuccio, I7YKN, Christine, I7OCD, Marisa, IK0ZSL, Gianfranco, IZ0BFK, Marco, IZ7CDE, and Massimo, IK0RNR, will activate the Pelagie Islands (AF-019) as IG9L from Oct 5-11. They will work in SSB and CW on 40/20/15/10/6m from the islands Lampedusa (IIA AG-001), Lampione (AG-002) and Conigli (AG-004). They also plan to activate the lighthouse Capo Grecale (WAIL SI-020, ARLHS ITA-025) on Lampedusa. QSL via IZ7CDE.

ALAND ISLAND, OH0, EU-002 Hadi, DJ2PJ, intends to work as OH0JWH from Eckeroe again from Oct 5-13. He will work mostly in PSK31/RTTY/SSTV but also in CW and SSB. You can find him on 160/80/40m during his twilight hours. QSL via DJ2PJ, buro ok. Buureau QSLs can be requested also by sending an e-mail to dj2pj@darc.de.

ALASKA, KL7, NA-037 Richard, AD5OZ, will sign KL7FBI from Shemya Island (NA-037) mainly in CW on 20-80m from Oct 8-14. QSLs via homecall.

ANNOBON ISLAND, 3C0 The DXpedition announced in DXNL 1358 is very active on air signing 3C0V until Oct 11. QSL via DJ9ZB.

ARGENTINA, LU Alberto, LU1DZ/P, Hector, LU6UO/P, and Fernando, LW2DX/P, plan to hit the airwaves from the rarely visited San Juan Province from Oct 2-6. The Argentine law says that /P does not stand for a portable operation but for the San Juan Province! Operation is planned in CW/SSB on 160-6m.

BRAZIL, PY Julio, PP2BT, is signing PY9BT from Chapada dos Guimaraes in Mato Grosso in CW/SSB on 10-80m from Oct 1-8. QSL via bureau.

CANADA, VE9, NA-014 Wayne, K9YNF/VE9, is visiting Deer Island (NA-014) between Sep 29 and Oct 3. Look for him on 14260, 18128, 24950, 28460 and 28560 kHz +/-QRM. QSL via bureau.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8, AF-004 Frank, EA8/DH5JG, is operating from La Palma (AF-004, DIE-013) mainly in CW (only some SSB) on 10-80m (including the WARC bands) from Oct 2-14. QSL via bureau.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9/X, OC-002 Gerhard, DJ5IW (VK9XW), Thomas, DL2RMC (VK9XM), Hartmut, DM5TI (VK9XT), and Andree, DL8LAS (VK9XA), will be on the air from Oct 4-11. They will emphasize the WARC and low bands but will operate their three stations also on all other bands from 160-6m. More information can be found on their website http://www.qsl.net/vk9xt/ including the online logbook. QSLs via DL2RMC. Their next stop will be the Cocos Keeling Islands.

CROATIA, 9A, EU-136 Dusan, 9A/S52DG/p, is QRV from Krk Island (EU-136, CI-046) from Oct 2-5. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.

GERMANY, DL, EU-047 Juergen, DJ7JB, will activate Borkum Island (EU-047) in SSB on 10-160m from Oct 5-10.

MICRONESIA, V6 After staying in Palau (see below) Jim, W7UG, and Tom, K7ZZ, will be QRV as V63ZT from Yap Island for one week starting on Oct 8. QSL via K7ZZ. Operation will take place like described below on Palau Island.

NETHERLANDS, PA, EU-038 Madeleine, PA3CUZ, is visiting Texel Island (EU-038) from Oct 2-9. You can find her in SSB on the usual IOTA frequencies. QSL via bureau.

PALAU, T8 Jim, W7UG, and Tom, K7ZZ, are travelling through the South Pacific since the end of September. They are operating as T88ZX in SSB/CW on 10-80m for one week starting on Oct 1. You can find them in CW about 24 kHz from the lower band edge (listening up as well as in SSB) putting their emphasis on the WARC bands. QSL via K7ZZ. Their next stop will be Yap Island (see Micronesia) for one week.

POLAND, SP The special event station HF8JP celebrating the 25 years of Pope John Paul II pontificate will be active in CW/SSB and digital modes on 80-2m throughout the month of October. QSL via SP8QED, bureau ok. --- SR25JP is celebrating the same event in CW/SSB/PSK31/RTTY during the same period of time. QSL via SP6KFA, bureau ok. --- The special event station HF650O is celebrating the 650th anniversary of Olsztyn city between Oct 1 and Dec 31. QSL via SQ4NR, bureau ok. More information can be found online at: http://www.hf650o.prv.pl

SEYCHELLES, S7 S79NS will be the call of Norbert, DL2RNS, while operating mostly in CW during his holiday from Oct 4-17. QSL via DL2RNS, bureau ok.

TURKEY, TA Ferdy, TA4/HB9DSP, will be QRV from Antalya from Oct 3-17. QSL via homecall, buro ok. More information can be found on his website http://www.gtoevolution.ch/hb9dsp/

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6 Don, N1DG, will stay in Dubai from Oct 6-11. He will work in RTTY/CW/SSB from the station of Saeed, A61AD, during his spare time. QSL via N1DG.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2, NA-106 The Wireless Association of South Hills will sign NP2SH from St Johns from Oct 4-12. Look for them in SSB and CW on 80-10m. QSL via N3ZNI.

VENEZUELA, YV 4M9YY from San Fernando de Apure (in the rare call area 9) will be active in all modes on all HF bands from Oct 7-12. QSL direct via 4M9YY, Pakmail 10012, PO Box 025304, Miami, FL 33102-5304, USA.

VIETNAM, XV The last Vietnamese island group with no IOTA reference shall be activated for the first time ever some time in October (the exact date is not fixed). XV3C will be QRV from the Gulf of Tongking South Group.

QSL Info

QSL bureau: 4W/CU3FT (CT1EEB), 5W0TR (K8AA), 5W1VE (DL9HCU), 8Q7BX (I4ALU), 9N1UD (K4VUD), A35XX (N5XX),A4/OM3LZ,A61AJ (N4QB),E20AJ (HB9AOF), FS/KT8X, HH6/DL7CM

QSL managers

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


DATE           CALL         DXNL

27Sep-11Oct    3C0V         1358/1359 *
07Oct-12Oct    4M9YY        1359 *
NOW  -Sep04    4W3CW        1357
24Sep-13Dec    5B4AHJ       1357
NOW  -2004     5X1CW        1339
14Sep-15Oct    7Q7WW        1356
02Oct-05Oct    9A/S52DG/p   1359 *

06Oct-11Oct    A61AD        1359 *
NOW  -2006     BU2/JJ1TBB   1339
NOW  -Dec03    C91Z         1356
NOW  -2004     D2CR         1339
05Oct-10Oct    DJ7JB        1359 *
08Sep-07Oct    EA6/DL6KAC   1355
02Oct-14Oct    EA8/DH5JG    1359 *
23Sep-09Oct    FG/EA2RU..   1357
18Sep-03Oct    FO/DF6IC..   1356
30Sep-05Oct    FO/IT9YRE    1358

NOW  -31Dec    HE2DIG       1337
01Oct-31Dec    HF650O       1359 *
01Oct-31Oct    HF8JP        1359 *
NOW            HS0ZEE       1358
05Oct-11Oct    IG9L         1359 *
01Jul-30Oct    IR8DX        1347
NOW  -Dec03    JM6DZB/JD1   1324
12Sep-25Sep    JN4RDX/4     1357
NOW            JW5X         1357
29Sep-03Oct    K9YNF/VE9    1359 *
08Oct-14Oct    KL7FBI       1359 *
02Oct-06Oct    LU1DZ/P..    1359 *

04Oct-12Oct    NP2SH        1359 *
05Oct-13Oct    OH0JWH       1359 *
02Oct-09Oct    PA3CUZ       1359 *
28Sep-03Oct    PJ6/PA0VDV   1358
01Oct-08Oct    PY9BT        1359 *
13Sep-27Sep    S79IRN       1356
04Oct-17Oct    S79NS        1359 *
01Oct-31Oct    SR25JP       1359 *
01Oct-08Oct    T88ZX        1359 *
03Oct-17Oct    TA4/HB9DSP   1359 *
NOW  -31Dec    UE0JWA       1351

08Oct-15Oct    V63ZT        1359 *
25Sep-26Sep    VI5BR        1357
01Jul-03Dec    VI8NT        1346
29Sep-06Oct    VK4FW        1358
28Sep-16Oct    VK4SRW       1358
04Oct-11Oct    VK9XW..      1359 *
26Sep-04Oct    VP5/AH6HY    1357
NOW  -Sep04    XU7ACI       1357
NOW  -Jun04    XU7ACW       1351
NOW            XV3C         1359 *
30Sep-17Oct    XY7A         1358
01Sep-Mar04    YA/JA1PBV    1355
NOW  -Aug04    YA1R         1356
NOW  -15Oct    YI/S57CQ     1358
NOW            YJ/KM9D..    1357
NOW            ZG2FX        1357

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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