DX News Letter 1396
July 29, 2004

DX-NL 1396 July 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)

DX Announcements

AFGHANISTAN, YA Henry, F6EAY, who is momentarily staying in Kabul got the callsign T6RF allocated. He is operating in PSK31 only. QSL via F6ITD.

AFRICA ROUNDTRIP 2004, 7P/3DA/C9 Dave, K4SV, and Neil, VA7DX, are on the road again between July 28 and Aug 17: Lesotho: Jul 29-Aug 6, Swaziland: Aug 7-11 and Mozambique from Aug 12-17. They are operating in CW/SSB/RTTY/digital modes on 160-10m, if the darklight conditions permit especially on the lowbands. They also plan to work MS and EME on 2m/6m with FSK441 and JT65, but please be patient with them they have not so much VHF experience. Like in the years before Dave is using the callsigns 7P8DA, 3DA0SV and C91DA and Neil is operating as 7P8NK, 3DA0WC and C91NK. More info concerning QSLs and a daily log are available at: http://www.k4sv.com QSL manager is Stephen K4YL, Box 183, Flat Rock, NC 28731-0183, USA.

CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO, VQ9, AF-006 Larry, VQ9LA/N0QM, spent his holidays in the US and the Philippines. He was expected back on Diego Garcia for one more year on Jul 26. He plans to operate also on 160m and 30m. QSL via qrz.com.

CRETE, SV9, EU-015 Rolf, SV9/DL6ZFG/p, intends to work mostly in SSB and RTTY on 20m from Jul 27 until Aug 8. After Aug 1 he may show up also with the Olympic callsign J42004ZFG.

CROATIA, 9A, EU-170 9A/Z32FD is working from Pag Island since Aug 1. QSL via DJ0LZ, ONLY direct to his CBA, Ace Jevremov, Box 14, D-82378 Peissenberg, Germany. --- Laci, 9A/HA0HW, and Tomi, 9A/HA4DX, announced to hit the airwaves mostly in CW with little PSK31/RTTY/SSB on the HF bands from Krk Island (EU-136, IOCA CI-046) especially during the very early and very late hours of the days between Aug 2-12. QSLs via homecalls, direct or buro.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI Ralph, HI9/DL9MWG, is working mainly in CW between Jul 28 and Aug 16. QSL via bureau.

MALTA, 9H, EU-023 Jun, OE1ZKC (JH4RHF), is said to be QRV as 9H3RH in SSB/CW/RTTY/SSTV on 40-10m from Jul 25 until Aug 8. QSL via OE1ZKC.

REPUBLIC SOMALILAND, 6O Sam Voron, VK2BVS, is active again as 6O0A from Galkayo until Sep 30. He built up stations for the Radio Galkayo ARC and the Radio Daljir ARC to support the training of local radio amateurs. There are no QSL cards available for 6O0A. Read also DXNL 1147 (May 17, 1999) to see why an approval for the DXCC is very unlikely. Check also his website at: http://www.radiogalkayo.com

SCOTLAND, GM, EU-010 Dennis, M0LSB/MM0LSB, is momentarily staying on the Outer Hebrides and plans to activate ten different islands until Aug 18. Further information can be found at: http://www.gm3vlb.com

TONGA, A3 Christian, 3D2EA, hit the airwaves from Tonga as A35EA first, later with his new callsign A35DX and hopes to get the chance to activate Rotuma afterwards. Look for him on 20/40/17m until Jul 29. QSL via EB2AYV.

UGANDA, 5X Jay, K4ZLE, will be QRV mainly in CW (some PSK31) on the lowbands signing 5X2A during his spare time from Aug 3-21. QSL direct via K4ZLE.

USA, W, NA-055 Manfred, VA3RMF/W1, is working on 80/40/20m from Mount Desert Island between Jul 30 and Aug 2. QSL via VA3RMF, direct or via bureau.

QSL Info

QSLs arrived directly: BV2B/9+BV2B/BV9W (AS-155)+BV9AAC (AS-103)+BW0PSK (AS-020) direct von Bruce, Box 84-609, Taipei, as reply on QSLs. ZB2EO - quick.

QSLs arrived bureau: 4D70RG (DU9RG), 4X55J, 5B4/OE1JIS (AS-004), 5U7JB (ON5NT), 8J1KOG, CW4A (EA5KB), D44AC (EY8MM), DU8UTC (OC-130, EA7FTR), EN100WAY (UT7WZ), EO58IS, ER60SB, FG/EA2RU (NA-102, EA2RY), EY7AF


4U1UN: NEW via HB9BOU (NOT HB0), also via bureau. Direct QSLs are confirmed very quickly, Herbert seems to have the logs of the last ten years.

QSL managers

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


DATE         CALL        DXNL

NOW  -Sep04  3D2EA       1392
26Jul-Aug    3D2EA/R     1395
NOW   new    5A3A        1392
03Aug-21Aug  5X2A        1396 *
07Aug-11Aug  3DA0SV  ..  1396 *
NOW  -Mar05  5H3HK       1382
NOW  -30Sep  6O0A        1396 *
NOW          6W8CK       1392
15Jun-       4S7RO       1392
29Jul-06Aug  7P8DA   ..  1396 *
NOW          8J1RL       1391
NOW  -31Dec  9A80ADE     1381
04Jul-31Jul  9A/DL3PS .. 1393
02Aug-12Aug  9A/HA4DX .. 1396 *
01Aug- ??    9A/Z32FD    1396 *
25Jul-08Aug  9H3RH       1396 *

NOW  -29Jul  A35DX       1396 *
29Jul-04Aug  C56BT,C56WL 1395
12Aug-17Aug  C91DA   ..  1396 *
NOW          CE9/R1ANF   1391
08May-27Aug  EO60FO      1387
NOW  -Sep04  FO5RN/p     1395
NOW          FT1ZL       1389
NOW  -Dec04  HF0QF..     1386
07May-15Aug  HS0ZCW      1386
29Jul-02Aug  HI3/KB2MS   1395
28Jul-16Aug  HI9/DL9MWG  1396 *
NOW   new    HZ1IK       1392
01Apr-04Nov  II3T        1382
16Jul-31Jul  IS0/IK1TTD  1394

NOW          LU4ZS       1391
22Jul-01Aug  LX8LGS      1395
17Jul-31Jul  LX/F5LMJ/p  1395
NOW  -Mar05  LZ1ZA       1386
23Jul-31JUL  LZ1BJ/1     1386
NOW  -31Dec  LZ35ZF      1389
NOW  -18Aug  MM0LSB      1396 *
18Jul-EndJul N1DX ...    1394
NOW  -31Dec  NL7AU       1381
02Jul-25Aug  OA9/KQ6XA   1393
24Jul-29Jul  OD5/I1HJT ..1395
01Jun-31Dec  OE80XRW     1389
01Jun-31Oct  OE8XRC/90KK 1389
10Jul-24Jul  OH0/DC7VS.. 1393
NOW          OY1CT       1394

NOW          R1ANF       1391
15Jun-15Sep  RA3XR/0..   1391
NOW          S79DF       1391
NOW  -Apr05  S9SS        1390
24Jun-22Aug  SM0DTK/p    1392
     -Sep04  ST2T        1392
01May-Oct04  SV0XAN/5    1385
27Jul-08Aug  SV9/DL6ZFG/p1396 *
25Jul-12Aug  SX1A..      1387
01Jul-15Sep  SX2004D     1392
NOW          T6RF        1396 *
Oct 2004     TX0m        1394

30Jul-02Aug  VA3RMF/W1   1396 *
09Oct-23Oct  VK9LX       1394
01Jun-06Sep  VO2/K2FRD   1389
12May-May05  VP8SGB      1387
06Jun-06Nov  VP9/W9AEB   1391
26Jul-Jul05  VQ9LA       1396 *
30Jun-25Aug  VY0CQ       1392
21Jul-02Aug  XU7TZG      1395
NOW  -Sep04  YA0Y        1392
NOW          YI9KU       1391
NOW  -Nov04  YI9MC       1387
Jul2004      YR500S      1393
30Jul-08Aug  YV0         1395

 * = new
.. = and other calls

Newly accepted for the DXCC awards:

YA7X  - Afghanistan   (Mar-Apr 2004)
HZ1AN - Saudi Arabia
HZ1IZ - Saudi Arabia
3XDQZ - Guinea        (Apr 20-30, 2004)
YI9MC - Irak          (since Mar 23, 2004)
5V7AD - Togo          (Jun 12-22, 2004)

NLLW = National Lighthouse-Lightship Weekend, sponsored by the Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society (http://arlhs.com) It takes place from Aug 7, 0001 UTC, until Aug 8, 2359. More information at: bei http://arlhs.com/NLLW-2004-guidelines.html or via Jim, K2JXW (K2JXW@arrl.net).

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