DX News Letter 1409
October 28, 2004

DX-NL 1409 October 28, 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 The expression "contest" refers to the upcoming WWDX SSB Contest on the weekend of October 30/31.

AFGHANISTAN, YA Rene, YA7X, is very active at the moment. QSL via DL1JJI.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0, EU-002 YL1ZF, YL2KL, YL2LY and YL3CW will sign OH0I during the WWDX. QSL via OH3BHL. --- Ari, OH5DX, will participate in the contest as OH0Z. QSL via OH5DX. Find more information at: http://www.qsl.net/oh0z

ALASKA, KL7 Jim, NN5O, will start in a low power single band category on 15m or 20m from the Kenai peninsula.

ANGUILLA, VP2E, NA-022 VP2E will be the callsign of KC5EA, N5AU, N5TJ, K5MR, VE3EJ, K1DG and N2NT during the contest. QSL via N5AU.

ANTARCTICA, VP8/A Nick, NH6ON, will activate the station KC4AAA mainly on 14243 kHz between Nov 1 and Dec 15.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2, NA-100 V26DX will be QRV in the contest. QSL via KU9C.

ARUBA, P4, SA-036 John, KK9A, will sign P40A in the WWDX. QSL via WD9DZV. --- Andy, AE6Y, is QRV as P49Y from Oct 26 until Nov 2.

AUSTRALIA, VK Johan, PA3EXX, will hit the airwaves as VK4WWI/8 from the Bremer Islets (OC-185) on Oct 30/31 and from Centre Island (OC-198) on Nov 1/2. His next stops will be Sweers Island (OC-227) on Nov 3/4 and Marion Reef from Nov 8-12. He willwork in CW and on the WARC bands during the WWDX. QSL via homecall.

BAHAMAS, C6 Yuri, UR5DEM, will sign C6AUR during the WWDX SSB Contest. QSL via W3MMM. --- Mike, K1EU, Joe, K1JB, Steve, K1MV, and Jesse, KB1GWT, will be QRV as C6AVV in the contest. QSL via K1JB.

BHUTAN, A5 The Clipperton DX Club became QRV on Oct 25. Listen for A52CDX in SSB on 10/15/20m. QSL via F9DK.

BEAR ISLAND, JW, EU-027 Erik, JW2VOA, is activating Bear Island (EU-027) until Nov 27. QSL via LA2VOA.

CAPE VERDE, D4 Alberto, IV3TAN, will be QRV as D44TD on 20m in the WWDX. QSL via CT1EKF. He is staying on the islands from Oct 24 until Nov 1. --- Alexander, 4L5A, will sign D4B in the contest. QSL via K1BV. Find more information at: http://www.qsl.net/d44tt/

COCOS-KEELING ISLANDS, VK9/C, OC-003 VK9AA will be the call of Bernd,VK2AI, during the WWDX. QSL via DL8YR.

COSTA RICA, TI Members of the Pine Mountain DX Group (TI2KAC, W4BW, K4UN, W4KTR, WW4LL and N5V) will be QRV as TI8M in the contest. QSL via TI2KAC, bureau ok.

CRETE, SV9, EU-015 Roberto, I2WIJ, Salvatore, IK8UND, and Luigi, IK8HCG, will start in the WWDX multi/single category as J49Z. QSL via IK8UND. --- Stelio, SV9FBM, and Chrisovalantis, SV9FBZ, will be QRV as SY9Y in the WWDX Contest. QSL via SV9FBM.

CUBA, CO, NA-015 Members of the "Las Tunas Contest Crew" (CO8DM, CO8KA, CO8JY, CO7GG, CO8ZZ), OK1DTP and OK1TP will be active as T48K during the WWDX SSB.

ENGLAND, G GB200CLB will be QRV from Cromer Lifeboat station on Oct 30/31.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4, NA-015 Bill, KX4WW will take part in a single band WWDX category signing KG4WW.

GUATEMALA, TG TG7M and TG7I will be QRV in SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK31/SSTV on 6/15/17/20/40m from the Mayan Biosphere Reservate between Oct 30 and Nov 1. QSL via TG9ANF, unfortunately only direct!

HAWAII, KH6, OC-019 KH7X will be the callsign of N6TJ, W6NV, N6CW, K6AM, KH6YY, KH6ND,KH7U, AH6OZ, KH6BZF and K1ER during the contest. QSL via K2PF.

ISLE OF MAN, GD, EU-116 G1GEY, G3NKC, G0HSS, G4MJS, G4XUM, M0BEW, M0RHI and M5RIC will use MD4K in the WWDX.

ITU HEADQUARTERS GENEVA, 4U1/ITU LA7JO, OM1AM, OM3CGN and PB2T will activate 4U1ITU from Geneva during the WWDX SSB Contest. QSL via 4U1ITU.

JAPAN, JA, AS-117 JE4NKF/4 and JL4GEL/4 plan to become active from Nomi Island (AS-117) between Oct 31 and Nov 1. QSL via bureau.

LESOTHO, 7P Bernie, ZS4TX, will work as 7P8Z in the contest. QSL via ZS4TX. Find more information online at: http://www.zs4tx.co.za/7p8z.htm

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0 Diethelm, DJ2YE/HB9AON, Wilhelm, DG3EX, Karl, DL6EAQ, Christian, DL6KAC, Wenz, DK5EZ, Rolf, DL8DAW, Heinz Willi, DL8EAQ, and Tom, HB9DOD, will be QRV again as HB0/HB9AON from Oct 24 till Nov 4. QSL via DJ2YE, buro ok.

MADEIRA, CT3, AF-014 As usual Walter, DJ6QT, will sign CT9L during the contest. Part of his team are also DK8FS, DL1YFF, DB7QJ, DL1ELY and DJ8OG.

MICRONESIA, V6, OC-010 Sho, JA7HMZ, will hit the airwaves as V63DX from Pohnpei (OC-010) from Oct 29 until Nov 3. Listen for V63B during the contest. QSL via JA7HMZ.

MOROCCO, CN Jim, W7EJ, will be QRV as CN2R next weekend. QSL via W7EJ.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9 Andre, ZS6WPX, is working as C91Z mainly in SSB (also in CW/RTTY) during his spare time from Oct 28 until Nov 1. The callsign of his XYL Magda is C91Y. QSL unfortunately only direct via ZS6WPX.

NAMIBIA, V5 Vladimir, ZS6MG, is QRV as V55V in the contest. QSL via Z33AA.

PALAU, T8, OC-009 Listen for Aki, JA1KAJ, to be active as T88QQ from Koror (OC-009) in SSB/CW/RTTY on 80-6m between Oct 29 and Nov 3. QSL via homecall.

PUERTO RICO, KP4, NA-099 Bill, N1HRA, Foster, N3KCJ, Joe, K1JN, Matt, WE1H, Pat, WL7Z, and Dave, W1CTN will sign NP3U during the WWDX SSB Contest. QSL via WP4U. --- Felipe, NP4Z, will participate in the contest as KP3Z. QSL via WC4E.

SARDINIA, IS0, EU-024 Roberto, IS0GRB, Alessandro, IS0MYN, Basso, IS0CLA, Gianni, IS0XDA, Angelo, IS0ADZ, Alessio, IS0SEL, Antonello, IS0XSE, and Stefano, IS0WBT, announced their activity as IS0A during the contest. QSL via IS0MYN.

SIERRA LEONE, 9L Ivo, 9A3A, is QRV as 9L1ADA from the capital Freetown from Oct 16-Nov 1. QSL via the address of 9L1ADA at QRZ.com (in Italy!), NOT via 5B4ADA!

ST KITTS AND NEVIS, V4, NA-104 Boris, UU5SY/V44, can be found on the air from Oct 25 until Nov 1, during the contest he will work on 10m. QSL via KC2FVN.

SVALBARD, JW, EU-026 JW5E will be the callsign of JW5NM and JW7FD during the upcoming WWDX. QSL via JW5NM.

TAIWAN, BV, AS-102 Paul, BV4FH, will be QRV as BO0K from Kinmen (AS-102) between Oct 29 and Nov 1. QSL via BV4YB.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y, SA-009 Stefan, 9Y4/DK1MM, and Frank, 9Y4/DL2CC, are working from Tobago (SA-009) from Oct 27 until Nov 2. During the WWDX contest they will sign 9Y4ZC.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6 Robert, S53R, is guest at the station of A61AJ during the WWDX SSB. QSL via K2UO (North America) or DJ2MX (rest of the world).

QSL Info

QSL information for the WWDX SSB Contest 2004: 5U7JB via ON5NT,C4W via LOTW, 8P1A via NN1N, BV0J via BW0IR (direct or buro), CU2Z via DK7JQ, EA8ZS via OH1JT (only this activity ),EX9A via UA3DPX (direct or buro), FM5FJ via KU9C, FY5KE (direct or buro), HC8L via W5UE,HS8AC via E21EIC, MJ0ASP via F5SHQ, TF4CW via LX1NO, TO7X (4 band QSOs automatically QSL direct) else via buro to F5MUX, UA0YAY via IK2QPR,VP2E via N5AU direct, VP5X via OH3RB/W2GB, W4OV/VP9 via W4OV, V49A via V44NK


DATE         CALL        DXNL

20Oct-???    3B8MM       1408
30Oct-31Oct  4U1ITU      1409 *
14Oct-Apr05  6O0JT       1407
24Oct-01Nov  6W1RY       1408
30Oct-31Oct  7P8Z        1409 *
NOW  -Nov04  8J1RF       1402
29Sep-13Nov  9G5JH       1405
NOW  -Feb05  9U6PM       1400
27Oct-02Nov  9Y4/DK1MM.. 1409 *

18Oct-31Oct  A51WD..     1407
25Oct- ?Nov  A52CDX      1409 *
24Oct-11Nov  A52FH/A51AA 1408
29Oct-01Nov  BO0K        1409 *
27Oct-10Nov  C5/ON4ACA   1408
30Oct-31Oct  C6AUR       1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  C6AVV       1409 *
26Oct-01Nov  C6DX        1408
30Oct-31Oct  C91Z        1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  CN2R        1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  CT9L        1409 *
25Oct-04Nov  CU2/DH4JQ.. 1408

30Oct-31Oct  D44TD       1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  D4B         1409 *
16Oct-30Oct  DU6/DK6PD   1407
NOW  -Dec04  EL2PM       1406
26Oct-05Nov  FK/IK6CAC.. 1408
23Oct-02Nov  FP/VE7SV    1408
01Nov-15Nov  FR/F6BUM    1408
30Oct-31Oct  GB200CLB    1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  HB0/HB9AON  1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  IS0A        1409 *

30Oct-31Oct  J49Z        1409 *
26Oct-02Nov  J75J..      1408
31Oct-01Nov  JE4NKF/4..  1409 *
NOW  -20Dec  JR6TYH/JD1  1406
NOW  -27Nov  JW2VOA      1409 *
NOW  -Apr05  JW4SNA      1408
30Oct-31Oct  JW5NM       1409 *
25Oct-29Oct  K8SCH       1408
01Nov 15Dec  KC4AAA      1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  KG4WW       1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  KH7X        1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  KP3Z        1409 *

NOW  -31Dec  LZ35ZF      1389
30Oct-31Oct  MD4K        1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  NP3U        1409 *
01Jun-31Dec  OE80XRW     1389
01Jun-31Oct  OE8XRC/90KK 1389
30Oct-31Oct  OH0I        1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  OH0Z        1409 *
01Sep-30Nov  ON60Z       1401
30Oct-31Oct  P40A        1409 *
26Oct-01Nov  P40W        1408
30Oct-31Oct  P40Y        1409 *
26Oct-03Nov  PJ4/T93M    1408

24Oct-06Nov  S79MH       1408
NOW  -Apr05  S9SS        1390
NOW  -Nov04  ST2PN       1399
NOW  -Dec04  ST2T        1403
30Oct-31Oct  SY9Y        1409 *
21Sep-20Dec  SU8BHI      1403
24Sep-02Nov  TC2KJ       1404
23Oct-31Oct  TO5M        1408
26Oct-05Nov  TO7X        1408
25Oct-09Nov  T30T        1408
30Oct-31Oct  T48K        1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  T88QQ       1409 *
30Oct-01Nov  TG7M/TG7I   1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  TI8M        1409 *
NOW  -Feb06  TJ3SL       1407
NOW  -Sep05  TT8FT       1401
30Sep-21Oct  TY5M        1405

25Oct-01Nov  UU5SY/V44   1409 *
26Oct-03Nov  V26B..      1408
30Oct-31Oct  V26DX       1409 *
26Oct-01Nov  V29NR       1408
30Oct-31Oct  V55V        1409 *
29Oct-03Nov  V63DX       1409 *
23Oct-23Dec  VC3W        1408
01Oct-31Oct  VI6175WA    1405
NOW  -Dec04  VK0DX       1406
30Oct-12Nov  VK4WWI/8    1409 *
30Oct-31Oct  VK9AA       1409 *
25Oct-04Nov  VK9XD       1408
30Oct-31Oct  VP2E        1409 *
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          YA7X        1409 *
NOW   Feb05  YI9KT/YI9GT 1408
NOW  -Mar06  ZD8I        1402

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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