DX News Letter 1371
January 15, 2004

DX-NL 1371 January 15, 2004
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)


BAHAMAS, C6, NA-113 Wade, AA8LL/C6A, and Liz, K8LIZ/C6A, are QRV from Crooked Island (NA-113) on 40-10m with emphasis on SSB on the WARC bands from Jan 16-19. They sign C6ALB from Bird Rock Lighthouse (ARLHS BAH-005, WLA LH-0118) on Jan 17/18. QSL via bureau.

BRAZIL, PY Emilio, PY5/PU5HAS, is staying on Mel Island (SA-047) from Jan 15-17. He is working in SSB on 10-80m. QSL via bureau.

COCOS KEELING ISLAND, VK9/C Ken, JA1CMD, cancelled his activity because of transportation problems.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q Gus, SM5DIC, is underway to Kinshasa. Expect him to hit the airwaves from the clubstation 9Q0AR of the Association des Radio Amateurs de la R.D.C. (ARAC) around Jan 20. The length of his stay is not known. Unfortunately QSL only direct via SM5BFJ, Leif Hammarstrom, Lerklockan 4, SE-73091 Riddarhyttan, Sweden.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI John, G4RCG/HI9, and Bruce, KI7VR/HI9, are QRV on 160-10m from Jan 17-31. G4RCG/HI9 intends to participate in the WWDX 160m CW Contest. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4 Tip, N4SIA, will be active as KG4AS on all bands from Jan 20-28. QSL via N4SIA.

ITU GENEVA, 4U/ITU Ivan, OM3CGN, will stay in Geneva until mid December. He wants to give all HAMs the opportunity to work 4U1ITU on 160m. Skeds can be arranged via e-mail to: om3cgn@nextra.sk

PERU, OA Martijn, OA7/PA3GFE, is staying in Peru for at least three months since Jan 15. He plans to QRV in CW/SSB on 40-6m, perhaps also on 80m, with emphasis on the WARC bands. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.

SOUTH GEORGIA ISLANDS, VP8/SG, AN-007 Mike, GM0HCQ, is momentarily active as VP8CMH/mm from the British supply ship RRS James Clark Ross. He hopes to hit the airwaves as VP8SGK from South Georgia around Jan 20 and perhaps also from Signey Island in the South Orkney group.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS, VP8/SO, AN-008 Martin, LU3DO/Z tries to become active from the scientific Orcadas Base. He will stay there until March 2005. More information is not available.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, VP8/SS, AN-010 Ricardo, CE3HDI, is staying on the scientific base Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva on King George Island (AN-010) until Feb 24. He will show up as CE9R in CW/SSB on all bands during his spare time. QSL via CE3HDI.

THE GAMBIA, C5 Andy, C56/G0VUH, is active on all bands every night from Jan 16-30. QSL via G0VUH.

THE NETHERLANDS, PA ON6UM, ON4LO, ON4LN and ON4BAG are QRV in SSB and digital modes from Schouwen Duiveland Island (EU-146) on Jan 19.

TONGA, A3 Sara, HA9SD, and Eli, HA9RE, are expected show up as A35RE with two stations in CW/SSB on 80-10m between Jan 20 and Feb 4. QSL via HA8IB, unfortunately only direct!

QSL Info


QSL via buro: VK4WWI (OC-187, PA3EXX), VP2MCV (PA5ET), VP2MET (PA5ET), VP2MWP (PA5ET), VQ9DT, XF1K (NA-167, N6AWD), YB35AR (OC-021)

QSL managers

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


DATE          CALL         DXNL

NOW  -Dec04   4U1ITU       1371 *
NOW  -???     5X1X         1367
09Jan-08Apr   6W/LX1DA     1370
20Jan-???     9Q0AR        1371 *

20Jan-04Feb   A35RE        1371 *
22Dec-15Jan   A52CQ        1369
16Jan-19Jan   AA8LL/C6A..  1371 *
16Jan-30Jan   C56/G0VUH    1371 *
17Jan-18Jan   C6ALB        1371 *
NOW  -24Feb   CE9R         1371 *
11Jan-15Jan   CE0/NH6YK    1370
12Jan-15Jan   CE6TBN/8     1370
NOW  -2004    D2CR         1339
NOW  -Jan04   DP1POL       1370

14Jan-13Feb   FG/F6FXS     1370
05Jan-19Jan   FO/OH1AWW..  1370
17Jan-31Jan   G4RCG/HI9    1371 *
NOW  -Feb04   IA0PS        1369
25Dec-16Jan   JD1YBJ       1369
NOW  -Mar04   JR1EEU       1368
NOW   Jun04   JW5RIA       1366
16Jan-19Jan   K8LIZ/C6A    1371 *
20Nov-25Jan   KC4/WA1O     1366
03Jan-17Jan   KC4AAA       1369
20Jan-28Jan   KG4AS        1371 *
13Jan-19Jan   KG4DX        1370
17Jan-31Jan   KI7VR/HI9    1371

04Jan-15Jan   LS4M         1370
NOW  -Mar05   LU3DO/Z      1371 *
15Nov-28Feb   LZ0A         1363
15Jan-Apr04   OA7/PA3GFE   1371 *
19Jan         PA/ON6UM..   1371 *
15Jan-17Jan   PY5/PU5HAS   1371 *
01Jan-18Jan   T2/HA9SD     1369
NOW  -Jul04   TA1/PA4WM    1370
NOW           TT8XZ        1370

10Jan-Feb04   V31GW/V32YN  1370
NOW  -Feb04   VK0DX        1369
18Dec-22Jan   VP8/LU4DXU   1370
NOW           VP8CMH/mm    1371 *
20Jan-???     VP8SGK       1371 *
NOW  -Sep04   XU7ACI       1357
NOW  -Jun04   XU7ACW       1351
01Sep-Mar04   YA/JA1PBV    1355
NOW  -Aug04   YA1R         1356
NOW  -Mai04   YA8G         1370
15Dec-15Jan   ZW5SF        1368

 * = new
.. = and other calls

For the DXCC accepted are: 4W1BK, 4W2DN, 4W3AN, 4W3CW, 4W3DX, 5X2A (Jun 24 until Jul 1, 2003), 7Z1SJ, A51AA, A51KC, A51PK, A51UD, A51WD, A51YL, BQ9P (09/2003), KH3/KT6E, OD5/I1HJT, TX0AT (10/2002), YA0J, YA1D, YA1RS, YI/4L4FN, YI/9Y4RD, YI/KV4EB, YI/SM0URK, YI/SM3VRO, YI/SM4UZM, YI/SM5VOH, YI/SM5WTI and YI3DX.

TNX: DJ5AV, DK8JB, DL1SBF, DL2BQV, DL2VOR, DL6ZFG, DL7VOA, DL8YR, ES1FB, N5VL, N7CW, PY2ZX, SP5UAF, 425 DX News, ARRL-DX-Bulletin, Crazy DX Group, F6AJA Les Nouvelles DX, K1XN via GOLIST, KB8NW OPDX Bulletin, N4AA QRZ DX, W3UR Daily DX, Islands On The Web.