DX News Letter 1365
November 20, 2003

DX-NL 1365 November 20, 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)


ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2, NA-100 Bud, AA3B, will sign V26K with low power only in CW from Nov 26-30. He also plans to take part in the WWDX CW Contest. QSL via homecall.

ARUBA, P4, SA-036 Kay, K6KO (P40K) and Ken, K6TA (P40TA), will be active between Nov 26 and Dec 17. Ken will participate in the WWDX CW and ARRL 160m CW Contests. P40K will operate multi/single in CW and SSB in the ARRL 10m Contest. During the week they will work mainly in RTTY and on 12/17/30m. QSLs for both stations via WM6A.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8, AF-003 Jim, N6TJ, will hit the airwaves again as ZD8Z starting on Nov 21. As usual he will also participate in the WWDX CW Contest. His stay is planned until Dec 2. QSL via VE3HO.

AUSTRALIA, VK Steve, G0UIH, will be on the air as VK2IAY/4 from Nov 21 until Dec 21. He plans to visit Hook Island (OC-160) for 7 days starting on Dec 1, Dunk Island (OC-171) for 5 days starting on Dec 9 and Moreton (OC-137) for 4-5 days starting on Dec 15. QSL via G0UIH, bureau ok.

BENIN, TY Vladi, TY/LZ3XV, is expected to show up from Cotonou these days. He will put his emphasis on satellite operation via AO-40 but also on HF. The length of his stay is not known.

BERMUDA ISLAND, VP9, NA-005 George, VP9/K9CC, will be QRV from Nov 25 until Dec 1. Most likely he will work only on 20m during the WWDX CW Contest. QSL via K9CC.

BONAIRE, PJ2, SA-006 Peter, PA3CNX, is spending his holidays operating on his favorite frequencies 3790, 7070, 14210, 14328 and 28440 kHz during November and December. If the 6m band is open you can find him on 50.110 MHz. More information is available online at: http://www.pi4utc.net

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V, NA-023 Maciek, VP2V/WQ7X, is QRV from Nov 12-24. QSL via homecall.

CAMBODIA, XU OM3TZZ, OM1KW, OM3TA and OM1ATT are signing XU7ACZ, XU7ADC, XU7ADA and XU7ADB in CW/SSB/RTTY on 10-160m between Nov 26 and Dec 3. They will use the callsign XU7ACZ during the WWDX CW Contest. QSL via homecalls.

CANADA, VE Yuri, VE3DZ, will sign VE2IM from the CQ zone 2 from Nov 26 until Dec 1. Of course he will also participate in the WWDX CW Contest.

CAPE VERDE, D4 Al, 4L5A, will be QRV as D4B in the WWDX CW Contest. You can expect his activities starting on Nov 26. QSL via K1BV. More details can be found at: http://www.qsl.net/d44tt/

CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO, VQ9, AF-006 Jim, WB9IHH, is on his way to Diego Garcia and should hit the airwaves as VQ9JC on Nov 16. More information is not available yet.

CHILE, CE, SA-086 The Atacama Desert DX Group members XQ1IDM, XQ4ZW, CE1URH, CA2WUI, CD0906 and CE6TBN will activate Damas Island (SA-086) from Nov 26-28. They will sign 3G2D in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 on 160-6m. QSL via CA2WUI. More information can be found on their website: http://www.qsl.net/3g2d/

EAST KIRIBATI, T32, OC-024 Larry, N2WW (T32WW, QSL via N0KV), Bill, K0MP (T32MP, QSL via N0KV), Barry, N0KV (T32KV, QSL via N0KV), Greg, W0ZA (T32ZA, QSL via W0ZA), Tim, N0ZM (T32ZM, QSL via N0ZM), Paul, NO0T (T32N, QSL via NO0T), Cheryl, N0WBV (T32YL, QSL via KT0F), and John, KT0F (T32TF,QSL via KT0F), will activate Christmas Island (OC-024) on all bands between Nov 24 and Dec 8 (including the WWDX CW Contest signing T32WW).

FRANCE, F Dom, F5SJB, will sign TM5CW from Nov 24 until Dec 8. QSL via bureau.

GRENADA, J3, NA-024 Ann, WA1S, will be QRV in CW/SSB on 10-160m signing J38AA between Nov 22 and Dec 1. QSL via WA1S, bureau ok.

GUAM, KH2, OC-026 Yoshiro, JL3SIK, will be on the air as N1VF/KH2 from Nov 21-24.

MARTINIQUE, FM, NA-107 Boris, FM/T93Y, will be active in CW/SSB/RTTY between Nov 25 and Dec 2. You can find him also on the WARC bands before and after the contest. QSL via T93Y, bureau ok. More information can be found online at: http://www.t93y.com/fm2003/

MICRONESIA, V6, OC-012 Cal, WF5W, and Paul, W5PF, will be QRV from Yap Island (OC-012) signing V63WC and V63PF in CW/SSB from Nov 22-29.

MONACO, 3A The special event station 3A50ARM celebrating the 50th birthday of the Association des Radio Amateurs de Monaco is active on all bands from Nov 15-30. QSL via bureau.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL DG6MFQ will be QRV with only six watts on 28.490 MHz only from 0800 until 1200 UTC on Nov 23-26.

REUNION, FR, AF-016 FR5/ON4LAC will visit Reunion Island between Nov 26 and Dec 15.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS ZS1SALT ("South African Large Telescope") will be QRV in SSB/CW from the South African Sutherland observatory from Nov 21-23. Unfortunately QSL ONLY direct to PO Box 273, Strand 7140, South Africa.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, VP8/ss, AN-010 Oleg, UA1PBA, is expected to arrive at the research base Bellingshausen on King George Island on Nov 21. He will hit the airwaves as R1ANF.

UGANDA, 5X Terry, K3JT, is momentarily active as 5X1X for about six weeks. QSL via homecall.

VIETNAM, XV Lee, N5PO, plans to become QRV in CW on 10-40m signing XV2PO from Ho Chi Minh City between Nov 25 and Dec 3. He will also take part in the WWDX CW Contest. QSL via N5PO, bureau ok.

QSL Info

QSL managers

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


DATE           CALL         DXNL

15Nov-30Nov    3A50ARM      1365 *
03Nov-24Nov    3B8/PA0VHA.  1363
26Nov-28Nov    3G2D         1365 *
NOW  -31Dec    3W22S        1363
24Sep-13Dec    5B4AHJ       1357
NOW  -2004     5X1CW        1339
NOW  -???      5X1X         1365 *
16Nov-22Nov    9N7AU..      1364
13Nov-06Dec    9N/SP6FIH    1364

NOW  -30Nov    C91BT        1361
NOW  -Dec03    C91Z         1356
15Oct-01Dec    CT3/DJ6QT    1361
09Nov-23Nov    CU2/DH5ST    1363
NOW  -2004     D2CR         1339
26Nov-30Nov    D4B          1365 *
30Oct-01Dec    EA8BVY       1363
17Nov-24Nov    F5JNE        1364
25Nov-02Dec    FM/T93Y      1365 *
26Nov-15Dec    FR/ON4LAC    1365 *

NOW  -31Dec    HE2DIG       1337
01Oct-31Dec    HF650O       1359
NOW  -31Dec    HF8KAF       1363
22Nov-01Dec    J38AA        1365 *
NOW  -Dec03    JM6DZB/JD1   1324
15Nov-28Feb    LZ0A         1363
21Nov-24Nov    N1VF/KH2     1365 *
05Nov-05Dec    OA./F6BUM    1363
26Nov-17Dec    P40K..       1365 *
NOW            PJ2/PA3CNX   1365 *
17Nov-30Nov    PJ2T         1364
15Nov-15Dec    PJ5NA        1364
NOW            PZ5DX..      1363

21Nov-???      R1ANF        1365 *
24Nov-08Dec    T32WW..      1365 *
24Nov-08Dec    TM5CW        1365 *
16Nov-30Nov    TM7W         1364
22Nov-05Deu    TO4E, TO4WW  1364
19Nov-02Dec    TS7N         1363
NOW            TY/LZ3XV     1365 *
02Nov-23Dec    TY4JM        1363

26Nov-30Nov    V26K         1365 *
22Nov-09Dec    V63WC..      1365 *
01Jul-03Dec    VI8NT        1346
18Nov-22Nov    VK/DG6MFQ    1364
21Nov-21Dec    VK2IAY/4     1365 *
12Nov-24Nov    VP2V/WQ7X    1365 *
29Nov-30Nov    VP8/LZ2UU    1363
25Nov-01Dec    VP9/K9CC     1365 *
16Nov-???      VQ9JC        1365 *

NOW  -Sep04    XU7ACI       1357
NOW  -Jun04    XU7ACW       1351
26Nov-03Dec    XU7ACZ..     1365 *
25Nov-03Dec    XV2PO        1365 *
01Sep-Mar04    YA/JA1PBV    1355
NOW  -Aug04    YA1R         1356
21Nov-02Dec    ZD8Z         1365 *
23Nov-26Nov    ZL/DG6MFQ    1365 *
21Nov-23Nov    ZS1SALT      1365 *

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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