DX News Letter 1389
May 27, 2004

DX-NL 1389 May 27, 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)


ALAND ISLANDS, OH0, EU-002 Ari, OH5DX, is very active in CW/SSB on all bands signing OH0Z from May 28 until Jun 4 (including the WPX CW Contest on May 29/30). QSL via OH5DX.

AMSTERDAM and ST PAUL ISLANDS, FT/Z, AF-002 Like all other French class 2 operators (VHF license) Sebastian, FT1ZL, is now allowed to work also in SSB on the HF bands. His preferred QRGs are: 28485, 28495, 24974, 24954, 21271, 21191, 18148, 18138, 14274 and 14195 kHz.

AUSTRIA, OE The clubstations of the Austrian military radio club will append the suffix /90KK to their calls during the special exhibition "Connection established" in Koetschach-Mauthen between June and October 2004. With this suffix they want to remember the K.u.K. Telecommunication soldiers in the first World War 90 years ago. Following stations will be on the air: OE1XRC/90KK, OE2XRM/90KK, OE2XCW/90KK, OE3XRC/90KK, OE4XRC/90KK, OE5XAM/90KK, OE5XCL/90KK, OE7XBH/90KK and OE8XRC/90KK. QSLs for all stations via OE4RGC. --- The special event station OE80XRW will remember the introduction of commercial radio service 80 years ago between Jun 1 and Dec 31, 2004. You can find more information on their website: http://www.qsl.at/oe80/

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6, EU-004 Julio, EA3AIR, Wolf, OE2VEL, and Juan, EA5BM, will participate in the upcoming WPX CW Contest (May 29/30) from the shack of EA6IB signing AM6IB, AN6IB or ED6IB. QSL via EA6IB. --- Jukka, EA6/OH2BR (CW), and Loretta, EA6/OH2BG (SSB), are staying on Mallorca Island until Jun 5. QSL via OH2BR.

BERMUDA ISLAND, VP9, NA-005 Lou, VP9/K1YR, will take part in the WPX CW Contest (May 29/30) on all bands. QSL via homecall.

BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA, T9 Daniel, T93M, Boris, T93Y, Mario, T94DX (DJ2MX), and Edin, T97M, will sign T93M in the WPX CW Contest. QSL via DJ2MX.

BULGARIA, LZ Gosho, LZ1ZF, is using the special call LZ35ZF till the end of the year.

CANADA, VE Fred, VO2/K2FRD, will be QRV from Labrador (VO2) working in SSB/CW/RTTY/ PSK31 on all HF bands and 6m between Jun 1 and Sep 6. You can find more information online at: http://home.stny.rr.com/k2frd/Labrador2004.htm --- The "Penticton BC Amateur Radio Club" will be on the air as VE7KVR from a train of the "Kettle Valley Railroad" on May 29/30. QSL via VA7DP, unfortunately only direct with SASE.

CASPIAN SEA Lutz, GM0GNY, is QRV again as 4K0GNY from an offshore oil drilling platform in the Caspian Sea between May 27 and Jun 21. His QSL is not accepted for DXCC credit.

CRETE, SV9, EU-015 Peri, HB9IQB, plans to take part in the upcoming WPX CW Contest on the 15m band signing J49PM. QSL via HB9IQB. --- Ben, OZ5AAH, is visiting Crete from May 26 until Jun 3. Listen for SV9/OZ5IPA on the bands. QSL via OZ5AAH.

DENMARK, OZ, EU-030 Herb, OZ7SM, will spend his holidays on Bornholm Island (EU-030) from Jun 1-18.

DODECANESE, SV5, EU-001 SV5/SM8C is the callsign of Goran, SM0CMH, on Kalymnos Island between May 22 and Jun 5. He is working in CW on 80-10m (perhaps also 160m). QSL via SM0CMH.

ENGLAND, G GB60OL will be QRV in CW and SSB during the 60th anniversary of the "Operation Overlord" from Jun 1-6. QSL via bureau. --- The special event station GB6DD will be QRV as well to remember the 60th anniversary of "D-Day" from Jun 1-28. --- Nigel, 2E0NJW, announced an upcoming activation of St Mary's belonging to the Isles of Scilly (EU-011) between May 31 and Jun 5.

FRANCE, F, EU-148 Members of the Castres DX Gang are going to visit the island Fort Brescou (EU-148, DIFM ME001) from May 27-31. They will sign TM5B in the WPX CW Contest. QSL via F5XX.

FRENCH GUYANA, FY Didier, FY5FY, will also show up during the WPX CW Contest on May 29/30. QSL via FY5FY.

GREENLAND, OX, NA-018 Stations from Greenland may use the prefix OX25 during July.

GUAM, KH2, OC-026 Haru, JA1XGI, is signing W8XGI/KH2 on 40/30/20/15/10m from May 27-31.

ITALY, I, EU-054 IT9AAK, IT9EJW, IT9GAC, IT9TPJ, IT9VKY, IW9BCW, IW9BDV and IW9FY will be active in CW/SSB as IF9RGE from the island of Favignana (EU-054, IIA TP-011, MIA MI-025) from May 29 until Jun 2. QSL via IT9EJW, bureau ok.

MARKET REEF, OJ0, EU-053 Ingo, SM5AJV, Peder, SM0GNS, Jonas, SM5HJZ, and Anders, SM0HPL, will sign OJ0SM during the WPX CW Contest. QSL via SM5HJZ.

NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ4 Girts, YL2KL, Sintsovs, YL3CW, Juris, YL2GM, Andris, YL2GQT, Agris, YL2VW, and Herbert, K7GEX, will hit the airwaves as PJ4U in the WPX CW Contest. QSL via YL2KL.

POLAND, SP The special event station SN0LED is working from a youth meeting in Lednica from May 28-30. QSL via SP3POH, bureau ok.

SARDINIA, IS0, EU-024 Franc, S59AA, will be QRV as IS0/S52A in the WPX CW Contest. QSL via S59AA.

SOUTH KOREA, HL The "Korea Keymen's Club" will take part in the WPX Contest as D80HQ/3. QSL via DS1KVP.

SVALBARD, JW, EU-026 JW5LJA (LA5LJA) and JW7FJA (LA7FJA) are staying on Spitsbergen from May 28 until Jun 1. QSLs via homecalls. During the contest they will sign JW3R, QSL via LA3R, bureau ok.

THAILAND, HS Champ, E21EIC, is signing HS0AC in the WPX CW Contest. QSL via GM4FDM.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5 David, W5AO, and Kirk, K4RO, will enter the contest as VQ5V.

UK SOVEREIGN MILITARY BASES ON CYPRUS, ZC4, AS-004 Andy, G3AB, will be QRV as ZC4/G3AB this weekend. QSL via homecall.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6 Roger, G3SXW, David, K1ZZ, Robert, K3EST, Atilano, PY5EG, Tine, S50A, Robert, S53R, Charles, W6OAT, Bruce, W6OSP, and other OMs will join the WPX CW contest as from the station of A61AJ. QSLs for USA via K2UO, all others via DJ2MX.

USA, W Howie, K1VSJ, is going to Martha's Vineyard (NA-046) again from May 28 until Jun 1. --- During the last week of May and the first week of July Tom, W0MTP, and Perry, W8AU, are hitting the airwaves as WW2LST/mm or W2T (in the ports) from the WW2 landing boat USS LST-325 every day on 14310 kHz at 1500Z, on 14300 kHz at 1700 UTC, 7210 kHz at 0200 UTC and on 3910 kHz around 0300 UTC. QSL via AF2HD, unfortunately only direct.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2, NA-106 Bill, N4ES, and Rich, N4ESS, will sign WP2Z during the WPX CW Contest.

QSL Info

QSL managers

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


DATE         CALL        DXNL

31May-05Jun  2E0NJW      1389 *
27May-21Jun  4K0GNY      1389 *
NOW  -Mar05  5H3HK       1382
NOW  -31Dec  9A80ADE     1381
24May-01Jun  9M6AAC      1388

21May-31May  AO0FL       1388
NOW  -May04  D2U, D2DB   1380
16May-29May  DL8DXL      1387
NOW  -05Jun  EA6/OH2BR.. 1389 *
08May-27Aug  EO60FO      1387
01May-31May  FO0/F6CTL   1385
NOW          FT1ZL       1389 *
01Jun-06Jun  GB60OL      1389 *
01Jun-28Jun  GB6DD       1389 *

23Apr-31May  HF0EU       1384
NOW  -Dec04  HF0QF..     1386
07May-15Aug  HS0ZCW      1386
29May-02Jun  IF9RGE      1389 *
01Apr-04Nov  II3T        1382
21May-31May  J45(7,8,9)DX 1388
17May-28May  J79XBI..    1388
28May-01Jun  JW5LJA..    1389 *
28May-01Jun  K1VSJ       1389 *

24May-02Jun  LG5LG       1388
01May-31May  LZ04KM      1385
NOW  -Mar05  LZ1ZA       1386
NOW  -31Dec  LZ35ZF      1389 *
NOW  -31Dec  NL7AU       1381
01Jun-31Dec  OE80XRW     1389 *
01Jun-31Oct  OE8XRC/90KK 1389 *
22May-04Jun  OH0EC       1388
28May-04Jun  OH0Z        1389 *
24May-27May  OJ0VR..     1388
01Jun-18Jun  OZ7SM       1389 *

23May-31May  P40X        1388
24May-02Jun  SJ9WL       1388
28May-30May  SN0LED      1389 *
01May-Oct04  SV0XAN/5    1385
22May-05Jun  SV5/SM8C    1389 *
NOW  -15Jun  SV8/KE2SP   1380
26May-03Jun  SV9/OZ5IPA  1389 *
06May-12Aug  SX1A..      1387
20May-01Jun  TU2WL       1388

24May-27May  V63DX       1388
20May-20Jun  VC6X        1387
29May-30May  VE7KVR      1389 *
01Jun-06Sep  VO2/K2FRD   1389 *
12May-May05  VP8SGB      1387
27May-31May  W8XGI/KH2   1389 *
NOW  -05Jun  WW2LST/W2T  1389 *

23May-03Jun  XU7ADI      1388
NOW  -Nov04  YI9MC       1387
24May-30May  YO/F6AJA    1388
17May-10Jun  YU8/DL2JRM  1387
22May-03Jun  ZA/PA2CHR   1388
NOW  -May04  ZM6CL       1384
NOW  -31May  ZW10AS      1388
01May-31May  ZW1I        1387

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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