DX News Letter 1384
April 22, 2004

DX-NL 1384 April 22, 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)


CORSICA, TK, EU-014 Romek, TK/SQ5RK, will take part in the SP DX RTTY Contest on Apr 24/25. QSL via homecall.

GERMANY, DL Peter, DH4JQ, and Ralf, DH8FAP, organized the HAM radio meeting taking place on the island of Helgoland (EU-127) from Apr 23-25. DA0HEL will be QRV on HF and VHF during this time. DL0IH will activate the neighboring island Düne (EU-127) on Sunday. --- DL8RL, DL8DZL, DF3UFW and DL2DSL are staying on Usedom Island (EU-129) from Apr 23-30. More information is not available yet.

GREENLAND, OX, NA-220 Ric, OX/DL2VFR, and Frank, OX/DL2SWW, are visiting Maniitsoq Island (the Danish name is Sukkertoppen, IOTA: NA-220) between Apr 23 and May 5. Maniitsoq is surrounded by high mountains so it will be quite difficult for them to produce good signals. They will be QRV with two stations on 160-10m and will also try to activate two lighthouses nearby (ARLHS GRN-030 and GRN-031). QSLs via homecalls, bureau ok.

ITALY, I IC8/IZ8DDG, IC8/IZ8DQH, IC8/IZ8FAV, IC8/IZ8FDH, IC8/IW8DON and IC8/IZ7ATL will show up from Procida Island (EU-031) working in CW/SSB on HF/6m/2m on Apr 24/25. QSLs via homecalls. --- The special event station IY5PIS will be active from Coltano (Pisa) during the International Marconi Day on Apr 24 from 0800 till 1800 UTC. QSL via IZ5DMC, bureau ok.

JAPAN, JA, AS-043 JA1UNS/1, JI1PLF/1, 7N1GMK/1, 7L4PVR/1, 7N4VPS/1 are on the air from Hachijo Island (AS-043) in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 on 160-10m from Apr 23-26. QSL via bureau.

MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO/M, OC-027 Hiro, FO0/JI1JKW, and Ari, FO0/JI1WTF, will activate Hiva Oa (OC-027) between Apr 28 and May 2. They will operate in CW/SSB/RTTY on 6-160m and will also run a beacon on 50.110 MHz. QSLs via homecalls, buro ok.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the city of Masterton 150 years ago, the special event station ZM6CL will be on the air until the end of May. QSL via bureau ok.

NIGERIA, 5N Vlado, ZS6MG, is on a business trip from Apr 20-30. He signs 5N0DKV/6 on HF and 6m during his spare time (mostly around 1600 UTC).

PHILIPPINES, DU, OC-092 Ed, 4F1OZ, Rey, 4F1FZ, Gus, 4F1EAA, Gudo, 4F2XX, Gil, 4F2KWT, and Jairus, DY1PDO, are going to Fugo on Babuyan Island (OC-092) from Apr 24-26. They will be QRV in CW/SSB on 10/15/20/40m.

POLAND, SP To celebrate their new membership in the European Union the Polish special event station HF1EU will be active between Apr 23 and May 31. QSL via SP1NQF.

SARDINIA, IS, EU-024 Paul, IS0/DL6FBK, and Lui, IS0/DL6FBR, are QRV from Budoni on the Eastern coast of Sardinia from Apr 21-29. QSLs via homecalls, bureau ok.

ST KITTS AND NEVIS, V4, NA-104 Larry, KJ4UY, hits the airwaves from Nevis Island (NA-104) signing V47UY from Apr 23-30. He is working mainly in SSB but also in RTTY, PSK and CW (slow) on 10-20m during daylight and on 160-40m during the nights. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.

QSL Info

QSL direct: 5W0MW, ER1RR, HA3MQ, JY8B, NH7SA (OC-019), OH5DX, SV1LV, SV2AVP, TJ3G, VK3SX, VR6HI (1979), YA1D, ZB2CI, ZB2ICH

QSL bureau: 5N1BHF (OE6LAG), 6L0NJ (AS-060, DS4AEN), 9A/HA3HP/p (EU-170), DS4BHW (AS-060), DS4NPL, ED1SDC (EA1AUM), EK1700TA (DJ0MCZ), HK70AXY (HK3AXY), HP1DCP/5, IB0/IZ0CKM (EU-045), IS0LYN, IH9/IZ2EER (AF-018), IM0R (EU-165, IS0AGY),OH0/ES1FB/p (EU-002), RA9XY, SV5/IK2WZD (EU-001), UN9PQ (IK2QPR), VI3JPI (OC-251), VI5WCP (OC-261, VK3ZZ), XQ3/IZ6BRN, XR5SM (SA-070, XQ5SM), YA1BV (JA1PBV), YB0AVR (OC-021, HA2VR), YY5MU, ZK2GB

QSL managers

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


DATE         CALL         DXNL

21Apr-24Apr  3D2PS        1383
19Apr-02May  3XDQZ        1383
NOW  -Dec04  4U1ITU       1371
12Apr-23Apr  4X/PA3AJW    1383
09Apr-24Apr  4X/K2LS      1382
NOW  -Mar05  5H3HK        1382
20Apr-30Apr  5N0DVK/6     1384 *
18Apr-01May  7Q7MM        1383
13Apr-27Apr  8Q7QQ        1382
NOW  -31Dec  9A80ADE      1381
01Mar-31Apr  9A80Z        1377

NOW  -2004   D2CR         1339
NOW  -May04  D2U, D2DB    1380
23Apr-25Apr  DA0HEL       1384 *
23Apr-30Apr  DL8RL        1384 *
24Apr-26Apr  4F1OZ..      1384 *
28Apr-02May  FO0/JI1JKW.. 1384 *
NOW  -Apr04  H44MS        1373
03Apr-24Apr  HB9AOS       1383
NOW  -Dec04  HF0QF..      1372
23Apr-31May  HF0EU        1384 *
NOW  -14May  HR5/F2JD     1380

24Apr-25Apr  IC8/IZ8DDG.. 1384 *
01Apr-04Nov  II3T         1382
21Apr-29Apr  IS0/DL6FBK   1384 *
24Apr        IY5PIS       1384 *
NOW  -2007   J28FB        1381
23Apr-26Apr  JA1UNS/1..   1384 *
10Apr-20May  JV45D..      1383
NOW   Jun04  JW5RIA       1366
NOW  -01Jun  K2ZR/2       1381
16Apr-12May  KA1GJ/mm     1383
23Apr-25Apr  KA1GH/KH4    1383

14Apr-24Apr  LU/WD9EWK    1382
NOW  -31Dec  LZ35ZF       1374
NOW  -31Dec  NL7AU        1381
15Jan-Apr04  OA7/PA3GFE   1371
23Apr-05May  OX/DL2VFR..  1384 *
NOW  -Dec04  OX2KANN      1375
10Apr-22Apr  OZ/DL1TM..   1382
NOW  -31Dec  SC0AG..      1381
NOW  -15Jun  SV8/KE2SP    1380
24Apr-25Apr  TK/SQ5RK     1384 *

07apr-24Apr  V31RG        1381
22Apr-29Apr  V31RR        1383
23Apr-30Apr  V47UY        1384 *
22Apr-27Apr  VK6YS..      1383
NOW  -31Dec  WL7CPA       1380
NOW  -May04  YA8G         1370
NOW  -Jul04  YI9GS        1378
NOW  -Jan05  YI9MD        1381
NOW  -Jan05  YI9RVT       1377
NOW  -Jul04  YI9ZF        1372
NOW  -May05  YU8/IN3IZT   1378
NOW  -May04  ZM6CL        1384 *
07Apr-30Apr  ZS8MI        1381

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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