DX News Letter 1377
February 26, 2004

DX-NL 1377 February 26, 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)


AFGHANISTAN, YA Rene, DL2JRM, will be on a business trip in Afghanistan and plans to become QRV on 10-160m between Feb 27 and Mar 19.

ARUBA, P4, SA-036 John, KK9A, will stay in the Villa Iguana from Mar 1-30. He is going to take part in the ARRL DX Phone Contest (Mar 6/7) and the CQ WPX SSB Contest (Mar 27/28) signing P40A during this period of time. QSL via WD9DZA. Find more information at: http://www.iguanavilla.com --- John, W2GD, will sign P40W during the CQ 160m SSB Contest on Feb 28/29. QSL via N2MM.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8, AF-003 Glenn, K6NA, will hit the airwaves as ZD8A mostly in CW on all bands between Feb 28 and Mar 2. QSL via N6CW.

AVES ISLAND, YV0, NA-020 Paolo, YV1DIG, is planning an activity with 15 operators in early March. More information is not available yet.

BOSNIA-HERCEGOVINA, T9 Jose, CT1FKN, is signing T98FKN on HF/6m during his spare time until Aug 6. QSL via CT1FKN, bureau ok.

BURUNDI, 9U Michael, PA5M, received the callsign 9U5M and is active until Mar 17. QSL via PA7FM. Find more information on his website http://www.pa7fm.nl

CAMBODIA, XU, AS-133 Jack, ON4AJT (XU7AJV), and Wim, ON6TZG (XU7TZG), will be QRV in SSB/CW on all bands from Koh Poah (AS-133) from Mar 1-12. QSL via ON4AJV.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF, NA-016 Bob, K3UL, can be worked as ZF2UL from Grand Cayman Island mainly in CW on the lowbands between Feb 28 and Mar 4. QSL via K3UL. However he will put his emphasis in the sun and on the beach...

CROATIA, 9A The Radio Club Zagreb was founded on March 29, 1924. To celebrate the 80th anniversary all radio amateurs from Zagreb may append "80" to their call (e.g. 9A2V/80). The special event station 9A80Z will be on the air from Mar 1 until April 31. QSL via 9A3KR.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI Nunez, HI3NR, plans to take part in the CQ 160 SSB Contest (Feb 28/29). QSL via KB2MS.

EASTERN KIRIBATI, T32 Gary, KH6GMP, and Tuck, KH6DFW, will be active as T32I and T32BI from Mar 1-8. QSL via homecall.

FRANCE, F Maurice, F5IYU, plans to activate Castle of Merfy (reference DFCF 51009) from Mar 1-12. QSL via bureau.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8, SA-004 Alfredo, HC1HC, will be QRV from Santa Cruz Island signing HC1HC/HC8 or HD8A (contest) from Mar 2-9.

HAWAII, KH6, OC-019 Len, K1NU/KH6, will be on the air from Mar 4-9. He will work mainly in CW on the WARC bands outside of the ARRL DX SSB Contest. QSL via bureau.

HONDURAS, HR After visiting Guatemala Heikki "Henry", OH3JF, is now QRV as HR5/OH3JF from Mar 2-10. QSL via OH3OJ. His preferred frequencies are: CW: 1827, 3507, 7007, 10103/10108, 14007, 18077, 21007,24897,28007 kHz; SSB: 1840, 3789, 7045, 14195, 18145, 21295, 24945 and 28495 kHz. --- Rich, HR9/N0HJZ, will activate Roatan Island (NA-057) from Mar 3-9. QSL via bureau.

IRAQ, YI Dwayne, KE4RVT, is signing YI9RVT from Al Kut in SSB/CW and digital modes for the next 13 months.

JAMAICA, 6Y, NA-097 WN9O, WO9Z and W9IU are signing 6Y5/... on all bands between Feb 28 and Mar 14. They will sign 6Y8Z in the ARRL DX SSB Contest (QSL via W9IU).

KUWAIT, 9K The special event station 9K43NLD is on the air around the National Liberation Day from Feb 25-29. QSL via 9K2RR.

MADEIRA, CT3, AF-014 Rosel, CT3/DL3KWR, and Hardy, CT3/DL3KWF, will be active again in CW every day between teatime and midnight from Mar 4-18. They prefer to work on the WARC bands and 80m. QSLs can be requested by sending an e-mail to dl3kwr@darc.de or dl3kwf@darc.de

MALDIVES, 8Q, AS-013 Giancarlo, I3SGR, is signing 8Q7SG in SSB from Kuredu Island from 1500-1700 UTC and 2030-2330 UTC between Feb 23 and Mar 1. QSL via homecall, bureau ok. --- Hardy, DL5SBA, will visit Athuruga Island as 8Q7BA from Mar 4-20. He plans to work only in RTTY/PSK on 20m, perhaps also on 30m and 17m. QSL via bureau.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9/N, OC-005 Babs, DL7AFS, and Lot, DJ7ZG, will sign VK9NB in SSB/RTTY/PSK on 80-6m for two weeks starting on Mar 1. QSL via DL7AFS, bureau ok.

REVILLA GIGEDO ISLAND, XF4, NA-030 Socorro Island (NA-030) is the destination of Enrique, XE1IH, Jose, XE1J, Ismael, XE1AVM, Rafael, XE1GRR, Javier, XE1KOF, David, XE1XR, Luis, XE1GLL, and Martin, XE2ML between Feb 29 and Mar 3. They are signing XF4IH in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 and via satellite on 160-6m. Check following QRGs: SSB: 1847, 3795, 7050/7080, 14195, 18145, 21295, 24930,28495,50110 kHz; CW: 1827, 3503, 7003, 10102, 14003, 18077, 21003, 24897, 28003/28025, 50095 kHz; RTTY: 14085, 21085, 14085 kHz; PSK31: 14070,21070,28070 kHz. The QSL information will be published later.

RUSSIA, UA Alex, RX3AJL, is visiting several islands in the White Sea (Kamostrov, Chernetskiy, Kislukhi, Vodokhebikha, Dvinskaya Luda) from Feb 23 until Mar 6. He is running five watts on 20m only. QSL via RX3AJL.

SAN MARINO, T7 IV3JVJ, IV3TDM and IV3OWC are signing T77C in the CQ 160m SSB Contest. QSL via T77C.

SRI LANKA, 4S, AS-003 Rudi, DK7PE, Bernd, DK7TF, Karl, DL4FP, and Frank, DJ3FK, will be QRV on 160-10m from Mar 3-8.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS Etienne, ZS6Y, is using the special event call ZS10RSA until mid May. QSL via KK3S, bureau ok.

ST KITTS, V4, NA-104 Stephen, K2SB, is QRV again as V47KP during the CQ 160m SSB Contest on Feb 28/29. QSL via K2SB.

TANZANIA, 5H Hans-Peter, HB9BXE, will be active as 5H1BP in CW/SSB/PSK31 on 80-10m from Mar 1-6. He will climb the Kilimandjaro and plans to be QRV on 21.222 MHz for about 20 minutes on Feb 27 starting around 0815 UTC. He will also try to visit Zanzibar Island (AF-032). QSL via HB9BXE.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y, SA-009 Chad, 9Y4/WE9V, will stay on Tobago Island (SA-009) from Feb 29 until Mar 10. He will sign 9Y4ZC during the ARRL DX SSB Contest. QSL via WE9V.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6 Robert, S53R, will sign A61AJ during the CQ 160m SSB Contest again. QSLs for America via K2UO and via DJ2MX for the rest of the world.

WESTERN SAMOA, 5W, OC-097 After visiting Tokelau Silvano, I2YSB, Flaviano, I2MOV, Carlo, IK1AOD, and Marcello, IK2DIA, are now staying in Western Samoa (OC-097) between Feb 29 and Mar 8. The callsigns will be announced upon arrival. QSL via I2YSB, unfortunately only direct.


03Mar-08Mar   4S7/DK7PE..  1377 *
NOW  -Dec04   4U1ITU       1371
27Feb-06Mar   5H1BP        1377 *
29Feb-08Mar   5W/I2YSB..   1377 *
17Feb-01Mar   5Z4HW        1375
NOW           6T1T         1376
09Jan-08Apr   6W/LX1DA     1370
28Feb-14Mar   6Y5/WN9O..   1377 *
07Mar-08Mar   6Y8Z         1377 *
11Feb-11Mar   8P9NX        1375
04Mar-20Mar   8Q7BA        1377 *
23Feb-01Mar   8Q7SG        1377 *
01Mar-31Apr   9A80Z        1377 *
25Feb-29Feb   9K43NLD      1377 *
06Feb-02Mar   9Mx/PA0RRS   1374
17Feb-02Mar   9M6NA        1376
NOW  -17Mar   9U5M         1377 *
29Feb-10Mar   9Y4/WE9V     1377 *
06Mar-07Mar   9Y4ZC        1377 *

28Feb-29Feb   A61AJ        1377 *
NOW  -31Mar   AT0D..       1373
26Jan-29Feb   AY1ZA        1372
21Feb-28Feb   C6ASC        1376
24Feb-08Mar   C6AWB        1376
24Feb-30Mar   CN2R         1376
04Mar-18Mar   CT3/DL3KWR.  1377 *
NOW  -2004    D2CR         1339
??Feb-29Feb   E3/G3AB..    1374
01Mar-12Mar   F5IYU        1377 *
14Feb-29Feb   FG/F6IRF     1375
21Feb-06Mar   FM/F5MNW     1376
NOW  -05Mar   FM/F5TRC     1375

NOW  -Apr04   H44MS        1373
02Mar-09Mar   HD8A         1377 *
NOW  -Dec04   HF0QF..      1372
28Feb-29Feb   HI3NR        1377 *
02Mar-10Mar   HR5/OH3JF    1377 *
03Mar-09Mar   HR9/N0HJZ    1377 *
NOW  -Feb04   IA0PS        1369
14Feb-27Feb   J3/G3VMK     1375
05Feb-04Mar   J73CCM       1374
24Feb-02Mar   JA6PSE..     1376
NOW  -Mar04   JR1EEU       1368
NOW   Jun04   JW5RIA       1366
04Mar-09Mar   K1NU/KH6     1377 *
NOW  -Mar05   LU3DO/Z      1371
15Nov-28Feb   LZ0A         1363
NOW  -31Dec   LZ35ZF       1374
NOW  -Mar03   MM0XAU       1372
15Jan-Apr04   OA7/PA3GFE   1371
NOW  -Dec04   OX2KAN       1375

01Mar-30Mar   P40A         1377 *
28Feb-29Feb   P40W         1377 *
18Feb-18Mar   PJ5NA        1375
15Feb-21Mar   PJ7/W8EB     1375
23Feb-06Mar   RX3AJL       1377 *
01Mar-08Mar   T32BI..      1377 *
28Feb-29Feb   T77C         1377 *
NOW  -06Aug   T98FKN       1377 *
28Feb-29Feb   V47KP        1377 *
10Jan-Feb04   V31GW/V31YN  1370
25Feb-15Mar   V51/DJ4SO    1376
NOW  -15Apr   V51/DL5XL    1376
NOW  -Feb04   VK0DX        1369
01Mar-15Mar   VK9NS        1377 *
24Feb-17Mar   VP5B         1376
19Feb-26Feb   VP5M..       1376
21Feb-07Mar   VP9/W6PH     1376

29Feb-03Mar   XF4ICH       1377 *
10Feb-29Feb   XU7AAA       1375
NOW  -Sep04   XU7ACI       1357
NOW  -Jun04   XU7ACW       1351
01Mar-12Mar   XU7AJV       1377 *
01Mar-12Mar   XU7TZG       1377 *
27Feb-19Mar   YA/DL2JRM    1377 *
01Sep-Mar04   YA/JA1PBV    1355
NOW  -Aug04   YA1R         1356
NOW  -May04   YA8G         1370
NOW           YI1AGA       1375
NOW  -30Mar   YI9NVK       1376
NOW  -Jan05   YI9RVT       1377 *
NOW           YI9YMA       1374
NOW  -Jul04   YI9ZF        1372
Mar04         YV0/YV1DIG   1377 *
28Feb-02Mar   ZD8A         1377 *
18Feb-28Feb   ZD8Z         1375
28Feb-04Mar   ZF2UL        1377 *
13Feb-29Feb   ZK3SB        1375
NOW  -15May   ZS10RSA      1377 *

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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