DX News Letter 1397
August 5, 2004

DX-NL 1397 August 5, 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)

I want to thank Michael,DJ5AV, for his help as DXNL editor during my stay in the hospital. Surely it was not easy to put those issues together without any preparations made. After a break of eight weeks I am back as editor of the DX Newsletter. - Karlfried, DL1EK

DX Announcements

AFGHANISTAN, YA Rene, DL2JRM, will sign YA7X from Kabul between Aug 11 and the start of September. QSL via DL1JJI.

AUSTRALIA, VK The Central Goldfield Amateur Radio Club celebrates the 150th birthday of the city of Maryborough and is using the special callsign VI3JA for this reason on Aug 7/8. You can find more information on their website: http://www.cgfar.com

AVES ISLAND, YV0, NA-020 Until Aug 8 the YV0D DXpedition is active on following frequencies: CW: 1823, 3503/3523, 7003/7023, 10103, 14023, 18073, 21023,24893,28023, 50103 kHz; SSB: 1843, 3795, 7055, 14195/14260, 18145,21195/21295,24945, 28480/28905, 50135 kHz; RTTY: 3580, 7035, 10133, 14083, 18101, 21083, 24920, 28083 kHz; SSTV 14233, 21343, 28683 kHz; PSK: 3580, 7035/7080, 10143, 14071, 18101, 21071, 24920, 28120 kHz. QSL via KB6NAN. Pilot stations are ZL2AL (Asia/Oceania), K6GNX (North America) and OH2RF (Europe). More information can be found online at: http://www.radioclubvenezolano.org.

AZORES ISLANDS, CU, EU-003 Uwe, CU7/DH9YAT, is working with QRP in CW on 40/20/15m from Aug 3-20.

BONAIRE, PJ, SA-006 Carlo, I4ALU, states that he will be QRV in CW on 10-40m from Aug 11-24. He does not know his callsign yet. QSL via bureau.

CANADA, VE VE3RGG plans to activate the lighthouse Cabot Head (ARLHS CAN-067) on Aug 7/8.

CASPIAN SEA Lutz, GM0GNY, is signing 4K0GNY again from an oil drilling platform in the Caspian Sea between Jul 23 and Aug 23. The QSL is not good for the DXCC award.

CROATIA, 9A, EU-136 9A/HA0HW and 9A/HA4DX are staying on Krk Island (EU-136) from Aug 2-12. They are working mainly in CW but also in PSK31/RTTY/SSB during the early morning and late evening. QSLs via homecalls.

FAEROE ISLANDS, OY, EU-018 Tom, OY/DL2RMC, and OY/DL1RTL will be QRV on all bands between Aug 8 and Sep 9. QSLs via homecalls.

FRANCE, F The special event station TM5JIM is working in CW/SSB on 80/40/20m during the 27th Jazz Festival in Marcia from Aug 1-15. QSL via F6DJB, bureau ok. --- TM3ID (QSL via F4TXE) and TM6ANV (QSL via F5MNW) are QRV from the Provence from Aug 7-21. --- Jerome, F5ASD, is visiting the lighthouse Cap Frehel (PB-087) from Aug 8-15. QSL via bureau.

GERMANY, DL Sven, DD6VSF, will stay on the islands Scharhoern (EU-127) from Aug 6-8, on Usedom (EU-129) from Aug 13-15 and on Ruegen (EU-057) from Aug 20-22

GREECE, SV Pietro, IZ2ELA, is sailing from Corfu to Zante Island from Aug 7-21. He will sign SV8/IZ2ELA/mm in CW/SSB on 10/15/17/20m. QSL ONLY direct!

GUAM, KH2, OC-026 Tack, JE1RXJ, is signing NB6A/KH2 in CW/SSB/RTTY on 160-6m (mainly on 6m/160m/WARC) from Aug 6-8. QSL via JE1RXJ, bureau ok.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4, NA-015 Bill, W4DX, will be active in SSB/RTTY/PSK31 as KG4DX from Aug 10-14.

ITALY, I The special event station IY6GM is hitting the airwaves from Monte Cappuccini (WAIL MA-003, ARLHS ITA-104) from Aug 6-10. QSL via I6GFX, bureau ok.

MADEIRA, CT3, AF-014 Axel, CT3/DL1ARD, Klaus, CT3/DL5NUA, and Ingo, CT3/DL3HQN, are working in CW/RTTY/SSB on 10-160m from Aug 4-16. QSLs via homecalls.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7, OC-029 Aki, JA1KAJ, plans to work as V73V from Majuro (OC-029) in SSB/CW/RTTY on 80-10m from Aug 11-16. QSL via homecall.

RUSSIA, UA0 RA0CS, UA0AOZ and UA0CB are the operators of RA0C on the island of Ustritsa (RR-14-04) from Aug 7-11.

SARDINIA, IS0, EU-024 Freddy, IZ1EPM, is signing II0P from Sardinia (EU-024, JN41OF) mainly on 6m, the WARC bands and on HF between the months of July and September.

SWAZILAND, 3DA Dave, K4SV, and Neil, VA7DX, are working in CW/SSB/RTTY/digital modes mainly on the lowbands during the darklight hours. Listen for 3DA0SV and 3DA0WC from Aug 7-11. QSLs via K4YL. You can find more information on their website: http://www.k4sv.com

SWITZERLAND, HB9 HE5IBC is active throughout the month of August. QSL via HB9MM.

UGANDA, 5X Jay, K4ZLE, is active again as 5X2A from Aug 3-21. He prefers to work in CW on the lowbands but also plans to operate in PSK31 this time. QSL direct via K4ZLE.

UKRAINE, UR The operators UT3UZ, UT4UO, UT2UB, UY2UA, UY2UZ, UT7UW, UX3UN, UT5UOC, UT4UAA, UT4UAY and UT4UBJ are forming the team of EM0U. This station is working in CW/SSB on 6-160m from Chernobyl from Aug 6-8. QSL via UT3UZ.

USA, W N9L is activating several lighthouses in Wisconsin from Aug 5-14. QSL direct to W5AZN. --- Steve, W3HF/4, is going to visit Bogue Banks (NA-112) from Aug 9-15. He plans to work with QRP mostly in PSK on 40-15m, SSB skeds can be arranged via e-mail to w3hf@arrl.net. QSL via homecall. --- The Old Barney Amateur Radio Club (http://www.obarc.org) signs N2OB from the lighthouse Barnegat (ARLHS USA-039, IOTA NA-111, USI NJ-001S) on Aug 7. They are working in SSB mainly on 20/40m from 1300-2200 UTC. QSL via N2OB.

VANUATU, YJ, OC-035 Franz, DK1II/ZL2III,is going to hit the airwaves from Port Vila (OC-035) mostly in CW on 10-40m from Aug 6-15. Franz applied for the call YJ0II. QSL via DK1II.

QSL Info

QSLs arrived buro: 4O8AA, 5U7LF, 9H3UD (DL5OB), 9Y4NW (SA-009),AY5E (LU5DV), BY1QH, CE8/F9IE (SA-050), CK9WGS, CO/XE1CI, CP/DF9GR, CT/DJ9XB,D4B (K1BV),DH9YPA/p (EU-127),DU1/VE7DP (OC-244), DU8UTC (OC-130, EA7FTR), EA6/DL8YR/p (EU-004), ER27A, EN40QPG (UY5YY), EN750WKD (UT7WZ), EO100UKB (UR7UQ), ER60SB (ER1DA), EX10R (EX2A), EY7AV, F8BDF/p (EU-032), FO/DJ4OI (OC-152), GB2LO (EU-009), HF25JP, HF70E, HI7/K2AC (NA-096, JA7AGO), HP1AC (EA5KB),HR5/F2JD,IS0GSR, J42X (SV2GNC), JW2JR, KH8/KK6HC (OC-045), KL7JFU (NL7NF), LA9RY (EU-055),LU/F5TYY (SA-008,SA-049),LU/F9IE (SA-049), LX1NJ, LY1DJ, LY2PX, LY40ZZ, OH0/DF2BR/p (EU-002),R10RRC, RD3A, RG9A, RH9XN (RN9XA), RL3AA/1 (EU-133), RO4M/6, RP1NKF (RZ1NWT), RP3AM, RP3UNN, RP4W, RU6A, RX9WN, S79Z (AF-024), SN25JP, SP6CZ/1 (EU-129), SV1FJP, SW1W, SW5AI (EU-001, SV8CRI), SY8A, TA1/PA4WM,TA1ED/0 (EU-186), TA1FA, TA1ZK/0 (AS-099), TA3DD (K3PD), TI5/KI7VR, TM0HQ, TM3OR (EU-070), TM6ACO, TM7R (EU-048), TN3B, TX8G (LA8G), TY6FB (F1PBJ), UA4SKW, UE3RDA


DATE         CALL         DXNL

NOW  -Sep04  3D2EA        1392
26Jul-Aug    3D2EA/R      1395
07Aug-11Aug  3DA0SV  ..   1396
23Jul-23Aug  4K0GNY       1397 *
03Aug-21Aug  5X2A         1396
NOW  -30Sep  6O0A         1396 *
29Jul-06Aug  7P8DA   ..   1396
02Aug-12Aug  9A/HA4DX ..  1396
01Aug- ??    9A/Z32FD     1396
NOW  -31Dec  9A80ADE      1381
25Jul-08Aug  9H3RH        1396

12Aug-17Aug  C91DA   ..   1396
04Aug-16Aug  CT3/DL1ARD.. 1397 *
03Aug-20Aug  CU7/DH9YAT   1397 *
06Aug-22Aug  DD6VSF       1397 *
08May-27Aug  EO60FO       1387
NOW  -Sep04  FO5RN/p      1395
08Aug-15Aug  F5ASD        1397 *
01Aug-31Aug  HE5IBC       1397 *
NOW  -Dec04  HF0QF..      1386
07May-15Aug  HS0ZCW       1386
28Jul-16Aug  HI9/DL9MWG   1396
Jul  -Aug04  II0P         1397 *
01Apr-04Nov  II3T         1382
07Aug-21Aug  IZ2ELA       1397 *

10Aug-14Aug  KG4DX        1397 *
NOW  -Mar05  LZ1ZA        1386
NOW  -31Dec  LZ35ZF       1389
NOW  -18Aug  MM0LSB       1396
06Aug-08Aug  NB6A/KH2     1397 *
NOW  -31Dec  NL7AU        1381
02Jul-25Aug  OA9/KQ6XA    1393
01Jun-31Dec  OE80XRW      1389
01Jun-31Oct  OE8XRC/90KK  1389
08Aug-09Sep  OY/DL2RMC..  1397 *

07Aug-11Aug  RA0C         1397 *
15Jun-15Sep  RA3XR/0..    1391
NOW  -Apr05  S9SS         1390
24Jun-22Aug  SM0DTK/p     1392
NOW   Sep04  ST2T         1392
27Jul-08Aug  SV9/DL6ZFG/p 1396
25Jul-12Aug  SX1A..       1387
01Jul-15Sep  SX2004D      1392
07Aug-12Aug  TM3ID        1397 *
01Aug-15Aug  TM5JIM       1397 *
Oct 2004     TX0          1394

11Aug-16Aug  V73V         1397 *
07Aug-08Aug  VE3RGG       1397 *
07Aug-08Aug  VI3JA        1397 *
09Oct-23Oct  VK9LX        1394
01Jun-06Sep  VO2/K2FRD    1389
06Jun-06Nov  VP9/W9AEB    1391
30Jun-25Aug  VY0CQ        1392
Jetzt-08Aug  VY0D         1397 *
11.08-Sep04  YA7X         1397 *
NOW  -Sep04  YA0Y         1392
NOW  -Nov04  YI9MC        1387
06Aug-15Aug  YJ0II        1397 *
30Jul-08Aug  YV0D         1395

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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