DX News Letter 1399
August 19, 2004

DX-NL 1399 August 19, 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

ARGENTINA, LU The Bahia Blanca DX Group is going to activate three different lighthouses during the upcoming International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (ILLW) this weekend. LU4DRH, LU5DEM, LU6DRD, LU5DRV, LU6EPR, LU7EVP, LU8EBK and LU8EHQ will activate lighthouse Recalada (ARG-009), LU4ETN, LU8EBJ, LU9ESD, LW3DKC, LW8DMK and LW9EVA will be working from El Rincon (ARG-036) and Segunda Barranca (ARG-067) will be put on the air by LU1EUU, LU7AC, LU7DSY, LU8DWR and LW8EAG. All QSLs via LU7DSY.

AZORES ISLANDS, CU, EU-175 CU6/CU3AA and CU6/CU3EJ will be QRV in SSB/CW from the lighthouses Ponta da Ilha (AZO-013, FAZ-016) and Sao Mateus (AZO-024, FAZ-019) on the island of Pico (EU-175) on Aug 21/22. QSLs via homecalls.

BRAZIL, PY ZX35O is a special callsign of Daniel, PT2OP, who celebrates his 35th year on the air between Aug 18 and Sep 16. QSL via PT2OP.

CROATIA, 9A, EU-136 Zoran, 9A2CY/p, is working from the island of Cres (EU-136) between Aug 13 and Sep 1. He also plans to visit the neighbouring islands Galijola, Trstenik and Zeca during this time.

ESTONIA, ES Oleg, ES1RA, celebrates 80 years of amateur radio in Estonia by using the special event callsign ES1924J on the air until Sep 4. Expect more special calls from Estonia. QSL via ES6PZ.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8/F, SA-002 VP8LGT is working from the lighthouse Cape Pembroke (FAL 001) near Port Stanley on Aug 21/22. QSL via VP8ON.

FRANCE, F F6HKS/p activates the lighthouse Port Leucate (PB 147, FRA-230) in the province Languedoc-Roussillon from Aug 20-22.

GERMANY, DL, EU-098 The YLs DH1LAZ, DH1BP, DF4YL, DF9HG, DL7LAB, DJ3LA, DC5LW, DL1PT, DK8LQ and DL5HCN are hitting the airwaves from the lighthouse (FED-236) on Poel Island (EU-098) signing DL0SH/LH during the ILLW on Aug 21/22. QSL via bureau.

GREECE, SV, EU-072 Stavros, M0BBB/5B4AFM, is QRV as J42004A from Skopelos (EU-072) between Aug 17 and Sep 1. QSL via bureau.

HAITI, HH, NA-096 Jan, HH4/K4QD, is working in SSB and CW from a missionary station in the northwest of Haiti during his spare time from Aug 16-27. QSL via K4QD, bureau ok.

INDIA, VU, AS-new Raman, VU3DJQ, has the permission to operate as AT0RI from Rameswaram on Pamban Island from Aug 23-31. Pamban Island belongs to the yet unnumbered IOTA group Tamil Nadu State South.

ITALY, I IU1L is QRV from the lighthouse La Lanterna (ARLHS ITA-177,WAIL LI-005) on Aug 21/22. QSL via bureau. --- Francesco, IF9/I5RDF, visits the island of Marettimo (EU-054,IIA TP-010) from Aug 21 until Sep 10. --- Fabrizio, IA5/IK5WOB (CW), and Carlo, IA5/IK5FTL (SSB), are staying on Isola d'Elba (EU-028, IIA LI-001) from Aug 21-29. QSLs via homecall, bureau ok. --- Maurizio, IG9/IK2MLR, is working in SSB and also some CW on 10-40m from the island of Linosa (AF-019) from Aug 16-30.

MALAWI, 7Q Harry, G0JMU, is active as 7Q7HB for about six weeks starting on Aug 11. QSLs via G0IAS, unfortunately only direct.

MALDIVES, 8Q, AS-013 Jan, DL7JAN, and Andreas, DL3GA, are flying to Kandooma Island (AS-013) from Aug 26 until Sep 7. Listen for 8Q7JF and 8Q7GA in CW/SSB/RTTY and perhaps also PSK31 on 80-10m. QSLs via homecalls, bureau ok.

MALTA, 9H, EU-023 The Gozo Amateur Radio Society is signing 9H4GRS/p on 20m/15m from the lighthouse Jordan (MLT03) during the ILLW on Aug 22.

NORWAY, LA, EU-056 Bjorn, LA5UKA, and Trond, LA9VDA, are working from Gossen (EU-056) from Aug 20-25.

PANAMA, HP The Panama Canal Amateur Radio Association (PCARA) is signing HP2L in SSB/CW/PSK31 from the lighthouse Gamboa in the Panama Canal (PAN-027) during the ILLW. QSL via HP1IBF.

POLAND, SP SN2NP activates the old lighthouse in the port of Gdansk-Nowy on Aug 20-22.

SCOTLAND, GM, EU-059 2M0NJW and GM4RQI will activate St. Kilda (EU-059) from Aug 22-25. QSL via 2E0NJW or G4RQI, bureau ok.

ST KITTS AND NEVIS, V4, NA-104 Larry, KJ4UY, shows up as V47UY on HF/6m from Aug 20-28. QSL via KJ4UY.

SUDAN, ST Paul, LA5PN, is signing ST2PN from Khartoum during his very limited spare time. His stay is scheduled to last four months. QSL via PA7FM, unfortunately only direct.

URUGUAY, CX The Centro Radioaficionados de Rocha (CX1TA) activates the lighthouse Cabo Santa Maria (ARLHS URU-004) during the ILLW. QSLs via CX1TA.

USA, W The Old Barney Amateur Radio Club (http://www.obarc.org) will sign W2T from the lighthouse Tucker's Island (ARLHS USA-911) on Aug 21/22. QSL via N2OO.

WAKE ISLAND, KH9, OC-053 George, AH8H/V73GT, is momentarily QRV as KH9/AH8H in CW on 15/17/20/30m and 40m.

QSL Info

QSL managers

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


DATE         CALL         DXNL

22Aug-25Aug  2M0NJW..     1399 *
NOW  -Sep04  3D2EA        1392
23Jul-23Aug  4K0GNY       1397
03Aug-21Aug  5X2A         1396
NOW  -30Sep  6O0A         1396
11Aug-15Sep  7Q7HB        1399 *
26Aug-07Sep  8Q7JF..      1399 *
13Aug-01Sep  9A2CY/p      1399 *

23Aug-31Aug  AT0RI        1399 *
21Aug-22Aug  CU6/CU3AA..  1399 *
03Aug-20Aug  CU7/DH9YAT   1397
06Aug-22Aug  DD6VSF       1397
21Aug-22Aug  DL0SH/LH     1399 *
08May-27Aug  EO60FO       1387
11Aug-19Aug  EA8/ON6ZK    1398
13Aug-23Aug  EI/KC8FS/p   1398
NOW  -04Sep  ES1924J      1399 *
01Aug-24Aug  F/M0ARK/p    1398
14Aug-28Aug  F4AJQ/p      1398
NOW  -Sep04  FO5RN/p      1395

21Aug-22Aug  GB2ELH       1398
21Aug-22Aug  HP2L         1399 *
01Aug-31Aug  HE5IBC       1397
16Aug-27Aug  HH/K4QD      1399 *
21Aug-29Aug  IA5/IK5WOB.. 1399 *
21Aug-10Sep  IF9/I5RDF    1399 *
16Aug-30Aug  IG9/IK2MLR   1399 *
Jul  -Aug04  II0P         1397
07Aug-21Aug  IZ2ELA       1397
17Aug-01Sep  J42004A      1399 *
NOW          KH9/AH8A     1399 *
20Aug-25Aug  LA5UKA..     1399 *
NOW  -31Dec  LZ35ZF       1389

02Jul-25Aug  OA9/KQ6XA    1393
01Jun-31Dec  OE80XRW      1389
01Jun-31Oct  OE8XRC/90KK  1389
14Aug-04Sep  OZ/DH7PF     1398
08Aug-09Sep  OY/DL2RMC..  1397
15Aug-27Aug  OZ/DL2VFR    1398
15Jun-15Sep  RA3XR/0..    1391
16Aug-31Aug  S79OA        1398
NOW  -Apr05  S9SS         1390
24Jun-22Aug  SM0DTK/p     1392
NOW  -Nov04  ST2PN        1399 *
NOW   Sep04  ST2T         1392
07Aug-04Sep  SV5/SM8C     1398
01Jul-15Sep  SX2004D      1392

20Aug-28Aug  V47UY        1399 *
09Oct-23Oct  VK9LX        1394
01Jun-06Sep  VO2/K2FRD    1389
21Aug-22Aug  VP8LGT       1399 *
06Jun-06Nov  VP9/W9AEB    1391
NOW  -Dec04  VQ9LQ        1398
30Jun-25Aug  VY0CQ        1392
21Aug-22Aug  W2T          1399 *
11/08-Sep04  YA7X         1397
NOW  -Sep04  YA0Y         1392
NOW          YI9KT        1398
18Aug-16Sep  ZX35O        1399 *

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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