DX News Letter 1415
December 16, 2004

DX-NL 1415 December 16, 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

ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS, VU4, AS-001 The DXpedition team of VU4NRO and VU4RBI will stay on air until Dec 31. At the moment they are following this schedule: 0000 UTC 21240, 21285 kHz; 0100Z: 21240, 21285; 0200Z: 14240, 21240; 0300Z: 21285, 24931; 0400Z: 21285, 24931; 0500Z: 18121, 21285, 24931; 0600Z: 18121, 21285; 0700Z: 18121, 21285; 0800Z: 18121, 21285, 24931; 0900Z: 24931; 1000Z: 24931; 1100Z: 21285, 24931; 1200Z: 14191, 21285, 24931; 1300Z: 14191; 1400Z: 14191; 1500Z: 14191; 1800Z: 14265; 2100Z: 14265; 2200Z: 14265 kHz.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8, AF-003 Martin, G3ZAY, will visit the island on Dec 21/22. His next stop will be St. Helena (AF-022) and he will be back on Ascension (AF-003) from Jan 3-7. He applied for the call ZD8ZA and will work mainly in SSB and only little CW. QSL via G3ZAY.

FINLAND, OH The station of Santa Claus, OH9SCL (=Santa Claus Land), will be active on all bands from Dec 17-19. He will be accompanied by N7NG, OH2BH, OH3BHL, OH9KL, OH9MDV, OH9MM, OH9RJ and OH9VC. QSL via OH9UV.

GUADELOUPE, FG, NA-102 The ACRA Guadeloupe ARC (http://site.voila.fr/acra-radioclub/) will activate the lighthouse La Desirade (DIFO FG-004, NA-102) on Dec 18. They applied for the callsign TO7DSR.

JAPAN, JA, AS-076 JN4MBO/5, JA5BEX/5 and JF0BPT/5 will visit the islands Wasa, Nabe, Koyo and Yoshi in the IOTA group AS-076 from Dec 23-26. QSL via bureau.

SPAIN, EA Members of the Union de Radioaficionados de Gijon (EA1URG) will be QRV as ED1PFA from the lighthouse Faro de Cabo de Penas (ARLHS SPA-037) from Dec 18-19. QSL via EA1URG, bureau ok. Find more information on their website: http://www.ure.es/ea1urg/

ST KITTS AND NEVIS, V4, NA-104 Larry, KJ4UY, is expected to arrive on Nevis Island (NA-104) on Dec 23. He will work on 6-160m until Jan 2.

THE NETHERLANDS, PA The founding of the coastal radio station PCH Scheveningen Radio 100 years ago will be celebrated on Dec 18/19. You can work the special event station PC100H on following frequencies: 1830, 1850,3530, 3650, 7030, 7050, 10130, 10145 RTTY/PSK31, 14030, 14250, 18090, 18150, 21030, 21250, 28030, 28250 kHz and in SSB on 144.250 MHz. More information is available at: http://www.remeeus.nl/pch/pc100h/

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2, NA-106 John, KP2/KL7JR, is working from St. Croix until April 2005. QSL via homecall, unfortunately only direct.

QSL Info

QSL direct: 8Q7RL, 9Y4/N9LAH, BV7FC, HK3SGP, ID9S, IF9A, IE9/IK2XDE, IP1/IK4RUX, J43J, J48ALO (EU-072), J48K (EU-113), LW4EU, LY1FW, N1VF/KH0, TF3YH, TF4MM, TF8VET, TM7BDX (EU-159), UA9CLB, VE2GSO, VK4WWI (OC-227), VK4WWI/p (OC-267), VK4WWI/8 (OC-185), VK4WWI/8 (OC-198) ,VK4WWI (OC-227), VO1AU, VQ5C, VQ9MJ, W4OV/VP9, XE1/AA6RX, YA6RF, YI9T

QSL manager

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


DATE         CALL        DXNL

09Dec-29Dec  3W2GAX      1413
14Oct-Apr05  6O0JT       1407
NOW          6O/VA6JWT   1414
01Dec-05Mar  8N0SON      1412
NOW  -Feb05  9U6PM       1400

18Dec-19Dec  ED1PFA      1415 *
NOW  -Dec04  EL2PM       1406
NOW  -Mar05  EY/F5NHJ..  1410
11Dec-23Dec  FO/F6COW..  1414
NOW  -Feb05  IA0PS       1413
23Dec-26Dec  JN4MBO/5    1415 *
NOW  -20Dec  JR6TYH/JD1  1406
NOW  -Apr05  JW4SNA      1408

NOW  -05Mar  KC4/N3SIG   1410
NOW  -Apr05  KP2/KL7JR   1415 *
01Jun-31Dec  OE80XRW     1389
17Dec-19Dec  OH9SCL      1415 *
30Nov-21Dec  P40TA       1412
18Nov-18May  P49MR       1411
18Dec-19Dec  PC100H      1415 *

NOW  -Apr05  S9SS        1390
NOW  -Dec04  ST2T        1403
21Sep-20Dec  SU8BHI      1403
NOW  -Mar05  T98AQL      1410
NOW  -Feb06  TJ3SL       1407
18Dec        TO7DSR      1415 *
NOW  -Sep05  TT8FT       1401

23Oct-23Dec  VC3W        1408
01Dec-31Dec  VC9COAL     1412
NOW  -Dec04  VK0DX       1406
01Dec-21Dec  VK2GED      1412
NOW  -Dec04  VQ9LQ       1398
NOW  -31Dec  VQ9OG       1412
NOW  -31Dec  VU4NRO/VU4RBI 1415 *

NOW  -31Dec  WL7CPA      1402
20Nov-Feb05  XU7POS..    1411
NOW  -2005   XW3DT       1410
NOW   Feb05  YI9KT/YI9GT 1408
09Dec-29Dec  YS3/I2JIN   1414
NOW  -Mar06  ZD8I        1402
21Dec-22Dec  ZD8ZA       1415 *
03Dec-26Dec  ZL/RA3XR    1414

 * = new
.. = and other calls

Following stations are accepted for DXCC credit:

3D2VB     (2003, Fiji)
3DXQZ     (April 20-30,2004, Guinea)
C56JJ     (Gambia)
8R1/AC4LN (2002, Guyana)
FO/AC4LN  (2003, Marquesas)
FO/AC4LN  (2003, French Polynesia)
J3/AC4LN  (2002, Grenada)
KH0/AC4LN (2003, Mariana Isl)
HH2/AC4LN (2002), HH2SJR (since Jan 1,1998, both Haiti)
TN3S      (since May 15,2002, Congo)
V63MB     (2003, Micronesia)
V73VV     (2003, Marshall Isl)

TNX: DJ0LZ, DJ5AV, DK8JB, DL1SBF, DL7VEE, DL7VOA, PA0MIR, PC0H, OZ6OM, 425 DX News, ARRL DX Bulletin, La Gazette du DX, KB8NW and OPDX Bulletin, Scottish DX News, The Daily DX and more.