DX News Letter 1363
November 6, 2003

DX-NL 1363 November 6, 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)


AZORES, CU2, EU-003 Ingo, CU2/DH5ST/p, will spend his holidays on Sao Miguel Island from Nov 9-23. He will be QRV in CW and SSB on 80-10m.

BENIN, TY ON4JM is staying in Benin between Nov 2 and Dec 23. He intends to work as TY4JM during his spare time (evening hours and sundays). QSL via ON4JM, bureau preferred.

BERMUDA, VP9, NA-005 Due to hurricane Fabian Bert,PA3GIO, postponed his September trip to Nov 8-18. He is now active as VP9/PA3GIO working in SSB on 80/40/20/17/ 15/12/10m. QSL via PA3GIO, bureau preferred. QSLs can be requested also via e-mail to qsl@pa3gio.nl. More information can be found online at: http://www.pa3gio.nl/VP9/

CAMBODIA, XU, AS-133 Jack, ON4AJT (XU7AJV), and Wim, ON6TZG (XU7TZG), plan to hit the airwaves from Koh Poah Island (AS-133) starting on Nov 1. The length of their stay is not known.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8, AF-004 Cesare, I5WEA, is hitting the airwaves as EA8BVY from Teneriffe between Oct 30 and Dec 1.

CURACAO, PJ2, SA-006 Gerben, PJ2/PG5M, is QRV during his spare time from Nov 1-15. QSL via bureau.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6 Bob,N2OO, is now active as 9M6OO from Sabah and plans to stay until Nov 11. More information can be found on http://www.qsl.net/n2oo

GUAM, KH2, OC-026 Setsu, JL1UXH (KK2H), and his XYL Maki, 7L4FSR, will be QRV as KK2H/KH2 in CW/SSB on all HF bands from Nov 12-16. They will listen especially for Europe and America. An online logbook can be found on their website http://kk2h.4th.jp. QSL via JL1UXH, bureau ok. Please send no QSLs to their address in the US!

MAURITIUS, 3B8, AF-049 Willy, 3B8/ON5AX, is on the air from Nov 6-15. QSLs via homecall. --- Hans, 3B8/PA0VHA (RTTY), and Jack, 3B8/PA3BAG (SSB), will be QRV from Nov 3-9 and from Nov 15-24. Between these dates they will make a trip to Rodrigues Island (3B9, AF-017). QSL via PA0VHA. You can find more information on their website: http://www.pi4cc.nl --- Jose, 3B8/ON4LAC, is active mainly on 20/15m in SSB/PSK31 (some RTTY) until Nov 23. QSL via ON4LAC.

PERU, OA Jack, F6BUM, hits the airwaves in CW/SSB/RTTY signing OA4-7/F6BUM from Nov 5 till Dec 5. He will visit Suasi Island (no IOTA) in Lake Titicaca from Nov 17-21. Unfortunately QSL direct ONLY.

POLAND, SP The special event station HF8KAF (celebrating the 50th anniversary of the clubstation SP8KAF) is on the air until Dec 31. Their logbook will be published online at: http://www.republika.pl/ceo/log/log/search.htm QSL via SP8KAF.

SENEGAL, 6W Karel, 6W/ON5TN, is active in CW (some SSB) on 10-40m from Nov 7-18. QSL via ON5TN.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, VP8/ss, AN-010 Starting in mid November Dany, LZ2UU, will become the new radio operator of the Bulgarian research base "St. Kliment Ohridski" on Livingston Island. His stay is scheduled until the end of February 2004. He will use the callsign LZ0A in CW/SSB/RTTY on all bands. He will sign VP8/LZ2UU during the upcoming CQ WWDX CW Contest.

ST MAARTEN/PJ7, ST MARTIN/FS, NA-105 Pete, VA3RA/VE3IKV, will sign PJ7/..., FS7/... and also PJ6/... from Saba Island (NA-145) from Nov 8-15.

SURINAME, PZ PZ5DX (K3BYV), PZ5JR (N3CXM) and perhaps also PZ5CM intend to be active between the SSB and CW parts of the WWDX CW Contest. PZ5JR will work on 80m/40m and PZ5DX on the higher bands. QSL via K3BYV.

TUNISIA, 3V, AF-073 A large scale DXpedition with international members will activate Kerkennah Island (AF-073) between Nov 19 and Dec 2. Twenty operators with five stations will sign TS7N in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31/JT6M/JT44 on 6m-160m. Special feature: One station will be operated by XYLs ONLY! TS7N is the only Tunisian station with a license for 6m and the digital modes! They also plan to participate in the Multi/Two category of the CQ WWDX CW Contest. QSL via DL9USA. The DXpedition's main objective is the further development of amateur radio in Tunisia. Two transceivers and several antennas will be given to the Tunisian amateurs as a donation. Further information can be found on their website: http://ts7n.tk

VIETNAM, XV 3W22S (a special callsiggn of XV9DT) celebrating the "22nd SEA Games" is active until Dec 31. Unfortunately QSL ONLY direct to: Eddy Visser, Van Lennepstraat 82, NL-3881 WV Putten, The Netherlands.

QSL Info

QSL bureau: 3A/DL3OCH, 3B8/S51OI, 3XY1L (UY5XE), 3Z7Z, 4J10TX (UT3UY), 4L3Y, 4Z5LA/p (AS-100), 5R8GT, 5W0DL (K8AA), 6J1L (WA3HUP), 6K2AVL, 8J0JCC (AS-007), 8J1ITU/1, 8S5X, 9A5DJ/p (EU-170, OK1DJG), 9A8RR/p (EU-016, OM7JG), 9H3OA, 9J0S, A25/V51AS, A4/DL1HRN, A35XX (OC-064, N5XX), A35XX/p (OC-061, N5XX), AY1ECZ (EA5KB), AY4DX (EA5KB), BA6BF, BT4ARDF (LZ1ZF), CE3SQE (EA5KB), CT/DJ4KW, CU2/SM0JHF, CU3H (EU-175), D2U (CT1BFL), DL7UXG/p (EU-042), DU9BCD (OC-235), E21EJC, EA6BB, ED1BD, EG9IA (AF-042, EA7RU), EI/DH7ST/p (EU-115), EK3AA, EM25PO (US1PM), EM75W (UT1WL), EN0PA (UT5PW), EW8AM (DL8KAC), EY10S, F6JXR/p (EU-095), FG/HB9BOI (NA-102), FG/IK2JYT (NA-114), FG/IK2XDE (NA-114), FM5CD (NA-107), FO/N5XX,FR/PA3GIO (AF-016),GB0SM (EU-011,G0PSE), GB4SPD, GM6UW/p (EU-112, M0BLF), HB0/DL3OCH, HE2DIG (HB9DDZ), HF70N (SP7CVW), HF98JP (SP9HWN), HG10MV (HA3HK), HG450EV, HI3/OK2ZU, HI3HN, HL17AMO, HS0ZCW (K4VUD), I4/IK2JYT/P (EU-155), I4/IK4RQH (EU-155), IA5/IK4RUX/p (EU-028), IB0/IK7JWX (EU-045), IH9/OL5Y (AF-018), IM0BMU (EU-165), IO2A, IV3NCC/p (EU-130), J28EX (F8BON), J48S (EU-049), JH0IEW/JD1, JI5USJ/4 (AS-041), JS6PXB/6 (AS-047), JT1AS, JY8WW (ON4WW)

QSL managers CQ WWDX SSB Contest 2003

(unless not mentioned earlier or different for the contest)

(to be continued...)

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


DATE           CALL         DXNL

NOW  -23Nov    3B8/ON4LAC   1363 *
06Nov-15Nov    3B8/ON5AX    1363 *
03Nov-24Nov    3B8/PA0VHA.. 1363 *
NOW  -31Dec    3W22S        1363 *
24Sep-13Dec    5B4AHJ       1357
NOW  -2004     5X1CW        1339
07Nov-18Nov    6W/ON5TN     1363 *
19Oct-11Nov    9M6OO        1361

NOW  -30Nov    C91BT        1361
NOW  -Dec03    C91Z         1356
15Oct-01Dec    CT3/DJ6QT    1361
09Nov-23Nov    CU2/DH5ST    1363 *
NOW  -2004     D2CR         1339
NOW  -30Nov    DS4CNB       1360
30Oct-01Dec    EA8BVY       1363 *
8Nov-15Nov     FS7/VA3RA    1363 *
NOW  -31Dec    HE2DIG       1337
01Oct-31Dec    HF650O       1359
NOW  -31Dec    HF8KAF       1363 *

NOW  -Dec03    JM6DZB/JD1   1324
12Nov-16Nov    KK2H/KH2     1363 *
15Nov-28Feb    LZ0A         1363 *
05Nov-05Dec    OA./F6BUM    1363 *
01Nov-15Nov    PJ2/PG5M     1363 *
08Nov-15Nov    PJ6/VA3RA    1363 *
08Nov-15Nov    PJ7/VA3RA    1363 *
NOW            PZ5DX..      1363 *
19Nov-02Dec    TS7N         1363 *
02Nov-23Dec    TY4JM        1363 *

NOW  -31Dec    UE0JWA       1351
01Jul-03Dec    VI8NT        1346
29Nov-30Nov    VP8/LZ2UU    1363 *
08Nov-18Nov    VP9/PA3GIO   1363 *
NOW  -Sep04    XU7ACI       1357
NOW  -Jun04    XU7ACW       1351
01Nov-???      XU7AJV..     1363 *
01Sep-Mar04    YA/JA1PBV    1355
NOW  -Aug04    YA1R         1356
11Oct-06Nov    ZK1TLA       1360

 * = new
.. = and other calls

Following QSLs are accepted for DXCC credit now:

 Afghanistan:   YA1D, YA0J, YA1RS
 Chesterfield:  TX0AT (October 2002)
 Bhutan:        A51AA, A51KC, A51PK,  A51UD, A51WD, A51YL.
 Iraq:          YI/9Y4RD, YI/4L4FN, YI/KV4EB, YI/SM4UZM, YI/SM3VRO,
                YI/SM0URK, YI/SM5WTI, YI/SM5VOH, YI3DX.
 Timor Leste:   4W1BK, 4W2DN, 4W3AN, 4W3CW, 4W3DX
 Uganda:        5X2A (Jun 24-Jul 1, 2003)

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