DX News Letter 1408
October 21, 2004

DX-NL 1408 October 21, 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)

EDITOR'S NOTE: I will spend the upcoming WWDX SSB Contest on the Azores and will not be to able to answer any e-mails between Oct 24 and Nov 5. Michael,DJ5AV, is kind enough to make the DX Newsletter 1409. The next issue will be published by me again. Many thanks! -- Karlfried, DL1EK

DX Announcements

AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8, OC-045 Lee, WH8/KH6BZF, will be actiive from OC-045 during his spare time from Oct 22-28. QSL unfortunately only direct!

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2, NA-100 The Team Antigua will sign V26B during the WWDX SSB. They will operate mainly in RTTY, PSK31 and on 160m/WARC bands between Oct 26 and Nov 3. QSL for V26B via KA2AEV, V26A (op N3BNA) via WB3DNA, V26KEN via N2KEN, V26EM (op W2SN) via W2SN, V26G (op N2ED) via N2ED, V26OC via N3OC, V26OX via K3OX, V26R via KA2AEV. --- Ratko,YU1NR, plans to show up as V29NR between Oct 26 and Nov 1. In the WWDX SSB Contest he will work only on 15m. QSL via YU1NR.

ARUBA, P4, SA-036 John, W2GD, will sign P40W during the WWDX SSB. He will test his equipment in SSB/CW on 160-10m from Oct 26 until Nov 1. QSL via N2MM.

AZORES ISLANDS, CU, EU-003 Peter, DH4JQ, Alfons, DJ8VC, Karlfried, DL1EK, Stefan, DL7AOS, and Geerd, DL3EW, will sign CU2/homecalls from Sao Miguel (EU-003) working with two stations in SSB/CW on 160-10m between Oct 25 and Nov 4. They applied for a "real" (short) CU callsign for the SSB contest! QSLs via homecalls, bureau ok.

BAHAMAS, C6, NA-001 K8FL, K8LEE and W8GEX, three members of the Southwest Ohio DX Assn. will sign C6DX from Eleuthera (NA-001) during the WWDX SSB and from Oct 26 till Nov 1.

BHUTAN, A5 Gerard, F2VX, Jean-Louis, F9DX, Vincent, G0LMX, and Alain, 5LMJ, will sign A52FH and A51AA from Jakar between Oct 24 and Nov 11 (incl. WWDX SSB). QSL via F9DK. More info: http://www.cdxc.org/dxp/2004-Bhoutan/a5-en.htm

BRAZIL, PY Otto, PY1OTO, intends to activate the second highest Brasilian mountain Pico da Bandiera signing PP1/PY1OTO in CW from Oct 21-24. He is part of a surveying expedition.

CANADA, VE VA3YDX, VE3GKW and VE3/ER1MF are activating several islands from Oct 22-25: Manitoulin Island (CISA ON0129, Barrie Island (ON015), Great Clotche Island (ON016), Little Clotche Island (no CISA number), Birch Island (ON017), Parry Island (ON029) and Goat Island (ON072). They announced their operating frequencies to be: 3815, 7260, 14260 and 21260 kHz. QSLs via homecalls. --- Jeffrey, VE3JFF, is using the special event callsign VC3W from several islands in the Welland Canal celebrating the 175th anniversary of the canal from Oct 23 until Dec 23. QSL via VE3JFF.

CHESTERFIELD ISLANDS, TX0, OC-176 The callsign of the actual German DXpedition is TX9. See also DXNL 1407.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9/X, OC-002 David, VK2CZ, will hit the airwaves on 80-10m signing VK9XD from Oct 25 until Nov 4 (including the WWDX SSB).

DOMINICA, J7, NA-101 J75WX (Bill, W4WX), J79AA (Clarence, W9AAZ), J79LR (Larry, W1LR), J79CM (Cory, N1WON) and J79VL (Vance, N5VL) will be QRV in all modes on all bands from Oct 26 until Nov 2. QSLs via homecalls. They will sign J75J during the WWDX SSB Contest, QSL via KR4DA.

FRENCH NEW CALEDONIA, FK Carlo, FK/IK6CAC, and Elvira, FK/IV3FSG, plan to activate several islands in the IOTA groups OC-032, OC-033 and OC-079 between Oct 26 and Nov 5.

GAMBIA, C5 Jeff, ON4ACA, will work in CW/SSB on all bands for two weeks starting on Oct 27. He will work only on 20m during the WWDX SSB. QSL via ON4ACA.

IRAQ, YI YI9KT (SP8HKT) and YI9GT (SP3GTS) will stay until February 2005. QSLs will be answered only after they returned home again.

MACAU, XX9 Radio amateurs from China, Hong Kong and Macau will participate in the upcoming WWDX SSB Contest as a Multi/Multi team. The first test QSOs shall take place one week in advance but it is not very likely that they use their contest call XX9C already then.

MARTINIQUE, FM, NA-107 Laurent, F5MUX, will sign TO7X in the WWDX and from Oct 26 till Nov 5. All stationen with QSOs on four different bands will receive a direct QSL automatically! Otherwise QSL via bureau.

MAURITIUS, 3B8, AF-049 Mart, DL6UAA, is activating 3B8MM for several weeks starting on Oct 20. More information can be found on his website: http://www.dl6uaa.com

NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ4, SA-006 Danny, T93M/N4EXA, will stay on Bonaire (SA-006) from Oct 26 till Nov 3. His call will be PJ4/T93M before and after and PJ4J during the WWDX SSB Contest. QSL via DJ2MX.

REUNION, FR, AF-016 Jack, F6BUM is QRV as TO5M from Oct 23-31 and as FR/F6BUM from Nov 1-15. QSL via F6CXJ.

SENEGAL, 6W Albert, F5VHJ, and Jacques, F6BEE, will hit the airwaves as 6W1RY and 6W1RW between Oct 24 and Nov 1. QSLs via homecalls. 6W1RY will be used also during the WWDX SSB.

SEYCHELLES, S7, AF-024 Marco, HB9OCR, and Piera, HB3YIY, will be active as S79MH from Praslin (AF-024) on all bands (but 80m) from Oct 24 until Nov 6. QSL via HB9OCR.

ST PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP, NA-032 Dale, VE7SV, Jason, VE7AG, Lee, VE7CC, Steve, VE7CT, Dave, VE7VR, Dick, N7RO, Andy, VE7AHA, Paul, VE7AVV, Paul, VA7NT, and Ramon, XE1KK, will be QRV as FP/VE7SV in CW/SSB on 6-160m from Oct 23 until Nov 2 (incl. WWDX SSB). QSL via N7RO. Please check also their website at: http://www.bcdxc.org

SVALBARD, JW, EU-026 JW4SNA will be the callsign of LA4SNA for the next six months.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5, NA-002 VP5T will be the call of W2OF, WA2VYA and N2CW during the WWDX SSB. They will work from Providenciales (NA-002) from Oct 26 till Nov 2. QSL for VP5/W2OF via K2SB, VP5/WA2VYA and VP5/N2VW via homecalls and QSL for VP5T via N2VW.

USA, W Rich, K6YR, and Ed, K6SHU, are staying on Santa Cruz (NA-144, CA012S) on Oct 23/24. --- N8YC, KG8AP and K4BRI will sign K8SCH from Santa Rosa (NA-142, USI FL-003S) from Oct 25-29. QSL via K8SCH.

WESTERN KIRIBATI, T30, OC-017 Tom, K7ZZ, will hit the airwaves as T30T from Tarawa (OC-017) between Oct 25 and Nov 9. He will emphasize CW and the WARC bands before and after the WWDX SSB Contest. QSL via K7ZZ, unfortunately only direct.

QSL Information

QSL bureau: 3B8/ON5AX (AF-049), 3V8BB (DL5MEV), 3V8SM (AF-083, F8DVD), 4W2DN (OC-148, JR2KDN), 5H6BA (AF-032, DL4MMT), 7P8MJ (W5MJ), 9A/OM3BH/p (EU-016), 9Q1A/2 (F2YT), 9Y4/DF6QP (SA-009), 9Y4/DH5JR (SA-009), 9Y4/DL8JS (SA-009), A52CQ (S57CQ), C33CT, BY1PK (DL2KUW), CQ3U (AF014, CT1AHU), CS5F (EU-145, HB9CRV), D90HE/3 (AS-080, DS2GOO), E4/DF3EC, FO/F8CFU (OC-066), HF100KTL, FP5KE (F5TJP), H74C (NA-013, N6AWD), HA7TM/PT7, HF2PI (SP2PI), HI7/OE1DIA (NA-096), HL0ZX/4 (AS-060), HS1CKC/p (AS-125), IQ9YL (EU-025, IT9BLB), J28XX (DL2JRM), J45PC (EU-001, OM3PC), J3/W1USN, J5UAT/p (AF-020, F8DQZ), J68AR (NA-108, K9JE), J79BR (NA-101, DL6FBR), K5C (NA-082, K2FF),KH2K/AH0 (JA1RJU), LZ125O (LZ1KZA), OE5T (OE5XVL), OZ/DL5SE/p (EU-088), PA3FDO/PJ2, PJ4/DL7NFK (DL9NDS), PJ4T (SA-006,DL9NDS), PJ4/DL7NFK (SA-006, DL9NDS), PJ4/DL5NAM (SA-006,DL9NDS), PJ4/DL9NDS (SA-006), R3AEM (UA9XC)


DATE         CALL        DXNL

20Oct-???    3B8MM       1408 *
14Oct-Apr05  6O0JT       1407
24Oct-01Nov  6W1RY       1408 *
NOW  -Nov04  8J1RF       1402
29Sep-13Nov  9G5JH       1405
NOW  -Feb05  9U6PM       1400

18Oct-31Oct  A51WD..     1407
24Oct-11Nov  A52FH/A51AA 1408 *
27Oct-10Nov  C5/ON4ACA   1408 *
26Oct-01Nov  C6DX        1408 *
25Oct-04Nov  CU2/DH4JQ.. 1408 *
16Oct-30Oct  DU6/DK6PD   1407
09Oct-24Oct  EA8/ON4QX   1406
NOW  -Dec04  EL2PM       1406
26Oct-05Nov  FK/IK6CAC.. 1408 *
23Oct-02Nov  FP/VE7SV    1408 *
01Nov-15Nov  FR/F6BUM    1408 *

26Oct-02Nov  J75J..      1408 *
19Oct-22Oct  JR2RKK/6    1407
NOW  -20Dec  JR6TYH/JD1  1406
NOW  -Apr05  JW4SNA      1408 *
23Oct-24Oct  K6YR        1408 *
25Oct-29Oct  K8SCH       1408 *
NOW  -31Dec  LZ35ZF      1389
01Jun-31Dec  OE80XRW     1389
01Jun-31Oct  OE8XRC/90KK 1389
01Sep-30Nov  ON60Z       1401

26Oct-01Nov  P40W        1408 *
26Oct-03Nov  PJ4/T93M    1408 *
21Oct-24Oct  PP1/PY1OTO  1408 *
24Oct-06Nov  S79MH       1408 *
NOW  -Apr05  S9SS        1390
NOW  -Nov04  ST2PN       1399
NOW  -Dec04  ST2T        1403
21Sep-20Dec  SU8BHI      1403

20Oct-24Oct  T20/DL2AH   1407
25Oct-09Nov  T30T        1408 *
12Oct-25Oct  T42R        1406
24Sep-02Nov  TC2KJ       1404
NOW  -Feb06  TJ3SL       1407
06Oct-20Oct  TJ3SP/TJ3FR 1405
10Oct-24Oct  TM8AKR      1407
23Oct-31Oct  TO5M        1408 *
26Oct-05Nov  TO7X        1408 *
NOW  -Sep05  TT8FT       1401
15Oct-23Oct  TX9         1407, 1408 *
30Sep-21Oct  TY5M        1405

26Oct-03Nov  V26B..      1408 *
26Oct-01Nov  V29NR       1408
22Oct-25Oct  VA3YDX..    1408 *
23Oct-23Dec  VC3W        1408 *
20Oct-25Oct  VE7/G3OCA   1407
01Oct-31Oct  VI6175WA    1405
NOW  -Dec04  VK0DX       1406
09Oct-23Oct  VK9LA/VK9LW 1406
09Oct-23Oct  VK9LX       1394
25Oct-04Nov  VK9XD       1408 *
26Oct-02Nov  VP5T        1408 *
06Jun-06Nov  VP9/W9AEB   1391
NOW  -Dec04  VQ9LQ       1398

22Oct-28Oct  WH8/KH6BZF  1408 *
NOW  -31Dec  WL7CPA      1402
15Oct-05Nov  XU7ACE      1407
25Oct-31Oct  XX9C        1408 *
NOW   Feb05  YI9KT/YI9GT 1408 *
15Oct-22Oct  ZD7F/.F/.T  1407
NOW  -Mar06  ZD8I        1402

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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