DX News Letter 1406
October 7, 2004

DX-NL 1406 October 7, 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

ANTARCTICA, VP8/A, AN-016 Finn, VK4LL/OZ2QK, is momentarily hitting the airwaves in CW as VK0DX from the Australian research base on Princess Elizabeth Land (AN-016, VK-03) until December 2004. More information can be found online at: http://www.qsl.net/vk0dx/

CANADA, VE From October 4-16 Canadian radio amateurs may use the special prefixes CG5 (for VE5 stations) and CF5 (VA5).

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8, AF-004 Herman, EA8/ON4QX, will be QRV from Gran Canaria (AF-004) from Oct 9-24. --- Rolf, EA8/DL2JT, is working with wire antennas from Lanzarote (AF-004) from Oct 6-18.

CUBA, CO, NA-015 Angel, EA1QF, and Carlos, EB1AA, are staying in Cuba with the project "Radiosolidaridad" using the special callsign T42R during their spare time from Oct 12-25. QSL via EA4URE.

FIJI, 3D2 Being on the way to Wallis Nob, JA7OV, and Hiro, JA7AQR, are now signing 3D2TY and 3D2YT from Fiji for one or two days. You can expect them to show up from Wallis on Oct 9.

ITALY, I From Oct 2-10 the amateur radio team of the RAI (Italian radio and TV institute) is activating the special callsigns II0RAI and II9RAI to remember the first Italian radio broadcast on Oct 6, 1924. QSL via IK0ZRR, bureau ok.

KENYA, 5Z Miki, YT1CS, is staying in Nairobi and got a very special callsign assigned: 5Z4YT1CS. There is NO slash between the prefix and callsign! QSL via YT1CS.

LIBERIA, EL EL2PM is the new callsign of Pat, EI5IF, for the next three months.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9/L, OC-004 Vicki, VK2IVK, Elvira, IV3FSG, Eric, VK4NEF, Mike, VK3SU, Carlo, IK6CAC, and Bill, VK4FW, will be on the air as VK9LA (OMs) and VK9LW (YLs) from Oct 9-23. Following frequencies were announced: 50100 kHz (CW and SSB), 3790, 7045, 14195, 18140, 21245, 24945 and 28445 in SSB; 1807, 3507, 7007, 10107, 14007, 18077, 21007,24897 and 28007 kHz in CW. QSL via Oceania Amateur Radio DX Group Inc, PO Box 513, Nambour 4560,Australia.

MICRONESIA, V6, OC-010 Neil, V73NS (WD8CRT), is active as V63NS from Pohnpei (OC-010) from Oct 7-10. QSL via V73NS.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1/MT, OC-073 Itokazu, JR6TYH/JD1, is QRV on 10/15/20m until Dec 20. QSL via bureau.

NAMIBIA, V5 Franz, DL9GFB, will be QRV from Oct 7-10 using a callsign not announced yet. He will go to St. Helena by ship next.

REUNION, FR, AF-016 Bert, FR/PA3GIO/p, is running 100 watts in SSB on 80-10m from Oct 2-11. More information can be found on his website: http://www.pa3gio.nl/FR/

SUDAN, ST SM7WZA is working for the UN World Food Program in Darfur. Listen for him to be active as ST2ZA during his spare time.

WESTERN KIRIBATI, T3, OC-017 Ulli, DL2AH, will spend his holidays on Tarawa (OC-017) from Oct 9-18. He will be QRV as T30KU in SSB/RTTY/PSK31 on 10-20m. QSL via homecall.

WALLIS AND FUTUNA, FW, OC-054 Nob, JA7OV, and Hiro, JA7AQR, will be on the air as FW7OV and FW7AQR from Wallis (OC-054) from Oct 9-15. They will work with 100 watts in SSB and RTTY on 10-40m. QSLs via homecalls, bureau ok.

QSL Info

QSL managers

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


DATE         CALL        DXNL

03Oct-10Oct  3D2PX       1405
07Oct-08Oct  3D2TY/3D2YT 1406 *
NOW          5Z4YT1CS    1406 *
02Oct-09Oct  7W0AD       1405
NOW  -Nov04  8J1RF       1402
29Sep-13Nov  9G5JH       1405
05Oct-13Oct  9H3AP       1405
NOW  -Feb05  9U6PM       1400

06Oct-16Oct  DT04YL      1405
06Oct-18Oct  EA8/DL2JT   1406 *
09Oct-24Oct  EA8/ON4QX   1406 *
NOW  -Dec04  EL2PM       1406 *
01Oct-13Oct  FH/ZS6WPX   1405
02Oct-11Oct  FR/PA3GIO/p 1406 *
09Oct-15Oct  FW7OV..     1406 *
02Oct-09Oct  GB0SM       1405
02Oct-10Oct  II0RAI..    1406 *

NOW  -20Dec  JR6TYH/JD1  1406 *
NOW          K7ASU/KH9   1405
NOW          KH9/AH8H    1405
02Oct-08Oct  LX/PA6Z     1405
NOW  -31Dec  LZ35ZF      1389
01Jun-31Dec  OE80XRW     1389
01Jun-31Oct  OE8XRC/90KK 1389
01Sep-30Nov  ON60Z       1401

03Oct-17Oct  S79RJ/S79SO 1405
01Oct-15Oct  S92BWW      1405
NOW  -Apr05  S9SS        1390
NOW  -Nov04  ST2PN       1399
NOW  -Dec04  ST2T        1403
NOW          ST2ZA       1406 *
21Sep-20Dec  SU8BHI      1403
01Oct-13Oct  SV8/DF7XE   1405

09Oct-18Oct  T30KU       1406 *
12Oct-25Oct  T42R        1406 *
24Sep-02Nov  TC2KJ       1404
06Oct-20Oct  TJ3SP/TJ3FR 1405
NOW  -Sep05  TT8FT       1401
30Sep-21Oct  TY5M        1405

07Oct-10Oct  V63NS       1406 *
17Sep-17Oct  VE3QCWA     1403
01Oct-31Oct  VI6175WA    1405
NOW  -Dec04  VK0DX       1406 *
09Oct-23Oct  VK9LA/VK9LW 1406 *
09Oct-23Oct  VK9LX       1394
06Jun-06Nov  VP9/W9AEB   1391
NOW  -Dec04  VQ9LQ       1398
NOW  -31Dec  WL7CPA      1402
NOW          YC0IEM      1405
NOW          YI5QWO      1405
NOW  -Mar06  ZD8I        1402

 * = new
.. = and other calls

TNX: AA1M, AA3B, DJ5AV, DL1SBF, DL2BQV, DL7AOS, DL7VOA, F5NOD, F5NQL,GM3VLB, K1JN, PA3GIO, PG5M, SM0CXU, VK4FW,425 DX News,ARRL DX Bulletin,The Daily DX, La Gazette du DX, KB8NW OPDX Bulletin, Scottish DX News and others.