DX News Letter 1385
April 29, 2004

DX-NL 1385 April 29, 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 Johnny, LA5IIA, is momentarily very active as YA8G. Usually he is QRV on different bands around 1130 UTC for one hour and also on 1815 kHz(up 2) for several hours starting around 0030 UTC every day. QSL via LA4YW. The logbook is updated twice a week at www.qsl.net/la8g/YA8G.htm.

AUSTRALIA, VK, OC-160 Bill, VK4FW, will show up as VK4FW/p from Cumberland Island (OC-160) for three days starting on May 4.

BULGARIA, LZ The special event station LZ04KM is active in all modes on all bands during the month of May. QSL via LZ1BFR, bureau ok.

DODECANESE, SV5, EU-001 Ermanno, IK2WZD, is signing SV0XAN/5 between May 1 and October. QSL via homecall.

FÄRÖER ISLANDS, OY, EU-018 Kevin, OY/ON5DRE, and Erwin, OY/ON4QJ, will be active on 2-160m from May 3-13.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO Ives, F6CTL, intends to work from three different island groups during May. He is running 100 watts into a vertical for 10-40m on the usual DX and IOTA frequencies.

GREECE, SV, EU-052 Mike, SV8/GW3UOF is going to spend his holidays on Corfu Island (EU-052) from May 3-17.

IRELAND, EI To welcome the new members of the European Union ten special event stations with the prefix EI25 will be active from different Irish cities on May 1/2. The suffix of each station is marking the prefix of a new member country: EI25CY (Cyprus), EI25ES (Estonia), EI25ML (Malta), EI25HA (Hungary), EI25LY (Lithuania), EI25OK (Czech Republic), EI25OM (Slovakia), EI25SL (Slovenia), EI25SP (Poland), EI25YL (Latvia). There will be an additional station EI25EU active from Dublin. You can find more information at the website: irts.ie/euradio/.

ITALY, I The special event station IR0HM will be on the air during an amateur radio meeting ("Ham Meeting") in Cassino from May 3-7. QSL via I7YKN.

JAPAN, JA Hiroaki, JK1FNN, and his XYL Mie, 7L1MKM, are working in CW/SSB/RTTY on 10-40m from Ishigaki Island (AS-024) from May 2-4. QSL via JK1FNN. --- Takeshi, JI3DST/6, is QRV from Miyako Island (AS-079) between Apr 29 and May 9.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0 Gerry, HB0/IZ1DSH, Giovanni, HB0/IK1WEG, and Riccardo, HB0/IW1FWI, are active on 80-6m on May 1/2. QSLs via homecalls.

MALDIVES, 8Q, AS-013 Tadao, JA1WPX, will sign 8Q7WP in SSB/CW/RTTY on 10-40m (possibly also 80m and PSK31) on May 4-9. QSL via homecall, bureau ok.

MAURITIUS, 3B8, AF-049 Walter, 3B8/DL3LBP, is working in SSB/CW/RTTY on 40-10m from May 1-21. QSL via homecall. More information can be found at www.dl3lbp.de.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK, OC-033 Masayoshi, FK/JF1UIO, is activating the Loyalty Islands (OC-033) in CW/ SSB on 10-40m. His first stop will be on Ouvea Island from May 2-4 and the second one on Lifou Island from May 4-7. QSL via JF1UIO, bureau ok.

OGASAWARA ISLAND, JD1, AS-031 JO2JDJ/JD1, JM1LJS/JD1 and JD1BLK will be QRV in SSB/CW on 40-10m from May 2-5. QSLs: JO2JDJ/JD1 via JO2JDJ, JM1LJS/JD1 and JD1BLK via JM1LJS.

PALAU, T8, OC-009 JA1KJW (T88KJ), JA1JQY (T88JY), JA3MCA (T88MC), JI1FPO (T88PO) and JR1LVB are hitting the airwaves in CW/SSB on HF from Palau (OC-009) between Apr 29 and May 2. QSLs via homecalls, bureau ok.

RUSSIA, UA Alan, UA1PAC, and Serge, UA1PAO, plan to operate in CW/SSB on 30-10m signing RK1PWA/p from Storozhevoy Island (RRA RR-06-30) from Apr 28-30. QSL via UA1PAC. --- Victor, RV3YR, and other members of the Fifth Ocean Flight Amateur Radio Club (www.qsl.net/5ocean/) will use the callsign RP3YGA in SSB/CW/ digital modes on 10-160m from May 5-12.

SCOTLAND, GM, EU-108 MM0BQI/p intends to activate the Treshnish Islands (EU-108) in SSB/CW/ RTTY on 80-6m during the first week of May. QSL via bureau.

SLOVAKIA, OM Zsolt, OM/HA6PS, and Laci, OM/HA6NL, are QRV from Ruzsina between Apr 30 and May 3. QSLs via homecalls.

ST LUCIA, J6, NA-108 Bill, WB5ZAM, states he is planning a so-called "low key" DXpedition from May 2-16. He will be QRV as J69/WB5ZAM on 40m a little bit but in the meantime he is going to relax during his holidays.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5 Conny, DL1DA, is working mainly in CW and RTTY on 10-40m from Apr 25 until May 9.

USA, W, NA-184 Unfortunately the activity from St. Georges Reef (NA-184) scheduled by WA6LUT and K0NW for Apr 30 until May 2 had to be cancelled.

QSL Info

QSL direct: 5N43DP, 5N9CEN, 7Q7RS, 9M2/GM4YXI (AS-073), 9U5M, CX7BY, E44/JA1UT, EY2ARP, FR0ACB/G (1980), KP2L, MM0XAU, N6NO/VP9, OE2S, SV0XAI/9, TA2ZF, TO4E, TO4WW, TO7T, UA9XSJ, V5/JD1BLK, VP9/G3TXF, W0JLC/4 (NA-062), XT2OP, ZA/G3LQP, ZA1UT, ZP1C

QSL bureau: 5H1HS (AF-032), 5W0DL (OC-097), D44TR (AF-086), E29AL (AS-101), EJ0A (EU-006), JI3DST/3 (AS-117), MU/DL3OCH, R1ANC (AN-016), R1ANF (AN-010), SV9/ON4RU, VK9ND, XE1HON

QSL managers

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


DATE         CALL        DXNL

01May-21May  3B8/DL3LBP  1385 *
19Apr-02May  3XDQZ       1383
NOW  -Mar05  5H3HK       1382
20Apr-30Apr  5N0DVK/6    1384
18Apr-01May  7Q7/G4AXX.. 1383
04May-09May  8Q7WP       1385 *
NOW  -31Dec  9A80ADE     1381
01Mar-31Apr  9A80Z       1377

NOW  -2004   D2CR        1339
NOW  -May04  D2U, D2DB   1380
23Apr-30Apr  DL8RL       1384
01May-02May  EI25EU      1385 *
02May-07May  FK/JF1UIO   1385 *
01May-31May  FO0/F6CTL   1385 *
28Apr-02May  FO0/JI1JKW..1384
NOW  -Apr04  H44MS       1373
01May-02May  HB0/IZ1DSH..1385 *
NOW  -Dec04  HF0QF..     1372
23Apr-31May  HF0EU       1384
NOW  -14May  HR5/F2JD    1380

01Apr-04Nov  II3T        1382
03May-07May  IR0HM       1385 *
21Apr-29Apr  IS0/DL6FBK  1384
NOW  -2007   J28FB       1381
02May-16May  J69/WB5ZAM  1385 *
02May-05May  JD1BLK..    1385 *
29Apr-09May  JI3DST/6    1385 *
02May-04May  JK1FNN..    1385 *
10Apr-20May  JV45D..     1383
NOW   Jun04  JW5RIA      1366
16Apr-12May  KA1GJ/mm    1383

01May-31May  LZ04KM      1385 *
NOW  -31Dec  LZ35ZF      1374
01May-07May  MM0BQI/p    1385 *
NOW  -31Dec  NL7AU       1381
30Apr-03May  OM/HA6PS    1385 *
23Apr-05May  OX/DL2VFR.. 1384
NOW  -Dec04  OX2KAN      1375
03May-13May  OY/ON5DER.. 1385 *
28Apr-30Apr  RK1PWA/p    1385 *
05May-12May  RP3YGA      1385 *

NOW  -31Dec  SC0AG..     1381
01May-Okt04  SV0XAN/5    1385 *
03May-17May  SV8/GW3UOF  1385 *
NOW  -15Jun  SV8/KE2SP   1380
29Apr-02May  T88JY..     1385 *
22Apr-29Apr  V31RR       1383
23Apr-30Apr  V47UY       1384
04May-06May  VK4FW/p     1385 *
25Apr-09May  VP5/DL1DA   1385 *

NOW  -31Dec  WL7CPA      1380
NOW  -May04  YA8G        1370/85 *
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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