DX-NL 1423 February 17, 2005
DX News Letter
a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"
Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2, NA-100 Larry, W1LR, and Bill, W4WX, will be working from Antigua signing V25LR and V25WX from Feb 21-24. They will work mainly in PSK31 and RTTY on 20/17/15/12/10m. QSL unfortunately only direct via their homecalls.
ARUBA, P4, SA-036 John, W2GD, will sign P40W between Feb 23 and Mar 8. He intends to take part in the WWDX 160m SSB Contest and the ARRL DX SSB Contest. The rest of the time he will work mostly in CW on the WARC bands. QSL via N2MM.
BARBADOS, 8P, NA-021 Tom, W2SC, will be QRV as 8P5A in the ARRL DX CW Contest on Feb 19/20. QSL via NN1N.
BERMUDA, VP9, NA-005 Kurt, W6PH, will sign VP9/W6PH in the ARRL DX CW Contest next weekend. QSL via W6PH.
BONAIRE AND CURACAO, PJ, SA-006 PJ2T, the station of the Caribbean Contest Consortium, will participate in the ARRL CW DX Contest. The operators will be Dan, N1ZZ, Jeff, K8ND, Tom, W8TK, Geoff, W0CG, and Jim, W0NB. QSL via N9AG. --- Joeke, PA0VDV, is QRV as PJ6/PA0VDV from Saba (NA-146) from Feb 17-23 and as PJ2/PA0VDV from Curacao (SA-006) between Feb 26 and Mar 23. QSLs via homecall.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V, NA-032 VP2V/DL7DF, VP2V/DL7UFR and VP2V/DL4WK will hit the airwaves with three stations between Feb 23 and Mar 9. Emphasis will be put in CW/SSB/RTTY/ PSK31/SSTV on the lowbands.
CANADA, VE The special event station VE3TMG will work on the frequencies 7268 kHz and 14268 kHz during the 40th anniversary of the Canadian flag on Feb 19/20. QSL via VE3TMG.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF, NA-016 Jim, N6TJ, will be QRV as ZF2TJ in the ARRL DX CW Contest (Feb 19/20). QSL via VE3HO.
CHAD, TT Luc, ON4IA, is momentarily staying in N'Djamena and hopes to become active as soon as possible working as TT8KLJ with 100 watts and a G5RV until Mar 20. QSL via ON6NL.
CROZET ISLAND, FT/W, AF-008 Nicolas, F4EGX, and Jean-Paul, F5BU, intend to visit the remote island Possession (AF-008) and hit the airwaves as FT1WK and FT5WJ. The well known expedition vessel Marion Dufresne seems to be damaged and will leave again after its repair a little later than planned. Their arrival on the island is now scheduled for Feb 20 but the rumours are contradictory. Their main operation frequency will be 14278 kHz. Listen up! QSL for FT1WK via F6APU, FT5WJ via F5BU.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0/F, SA-003 Bill, W9VA, will sign PY0FF during the ARRL DX CW Contest (Feb 19/20). He is already active as PY0ZFO on 6m and the WARC bands from Feb 16-22. QSL via W9VA.
HAITI, HH, NA-096 Jan, HH4/K4QD, and Koh, HH4/K2AC (JA7KAC), plan to become active in SSB/CW/RTTY on 10-160m from a missionary station in St. Louis du Nord from Feb 21 until Mar 4. QSLs via homecalls.
HUNGARY, HA HA200CVM is a special event station active during the 200th anniversary of the death of the poet Csokonai Vitez Mihaly until Dec 31.
MOROCCO, CN Jim, K7EJ, will hit the airwaves as CN2J starting on Feb 22. Before and after the contests he will work on the WARC bands. QSL via W7EJ.
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9, AF-023 CT1APE, CT1FFU and CT2GLO will be QRV as S92RI in SSB/CW/RTTY/PSK31 on 160-6m from Ilheu das Rolas (AF-023) from Feb 20-26.
SINT MAARTEN, PJ7, NA-105 Bill, W8EB, and Dorothy, W8DVC, are working in all modes on 10-160m between Feb 14 and Mar 20. QSL via W8EB.
SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, VP8/SS, AN-010 LZ0A is the call of Danny, LZ2UU, while he is staying at the scientific station St. Kliment Ohridski. QSL via LZ1KDP. --- Yuri, CA8WCI/9, is momentarily based at the Chilean station "Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva" on King George Island (AN-010). Due to his novice licence he is working only on 10/40/80m during his spare time. QSL via CA8WCI. Check also his website at: http://www.qsl.net/ca8wci/
SPRATLY ISLANDS, 1S, AS-051 Gil, 4F2KWT, is staying on the island Pag-Asa right now. He signs DX0K, running 200 watts into antennas attached to a lighthouse (for 40-160m and the WARC bands he is using wires). Preferred frequencies are in CW: 7014, 14014, 21014, 28014 kHz and in SSB: 7047, 7057, 7067, 14214, 21214 and 28414 kHz. Usually he is operating during his local night hours (1200-2100 UTC) because the generator is running overnight, during daylight hours he has only batteries as power supply.
ST KITTS AND NEVIS, V4, NA-104 Mark, V44/K0EJ, will be active on 15m only during the ARRL DX CW Contest on Feb 19/20.
ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES, J8, NA-109 G3TBK plans to operate again from St. Vincent (NA-109) signing J88DR until Mar 14. Operation is planned mainly in CW/RTTY but also some SSB on 10-160m. QSL via G3TBK.
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y, SA-009 Girt, 9Y4/YL2KL, Arvia, 9Y4/YL2LY, and Juris, 9Y4/YL2GM, are working in CW/SSB/RTTY on all bands from Tobago (SA-009) from Feb 10-24. You can find more information on their homepage: http://www.lral.lv/9Y4/ --- DD8ZX, DG3FK, DH6ICE, DJ3FK, DJ9RB, DK7LX, DK7PE, DK7TF, DL1FDS and DL4FP of the Lufthansa Amateur Radio Club (LARC) intend to visit the island of Tobago (SA-009) from Feb 23 until Mar 2. They will work with two stations in CW/SSB and digital modes on 160-10m. QSL via DJ3FK. More information is available via their website: http://www.dj3fk.com.
USA, W, NA-112 Dennis, WA2USA, will activate Emerald Island (NA-112) as WA2USA/4 between Feb 20 and Mar 5. QSL via WA2USA.
US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2, NA-106 Tony, N2TK, will be QRV again from the Windwood Contest Station WP2Z from Feb 22 until Mar 8.
(d) = direct only
(B) = bureau ok
* = new manager
DATE CALL DXNL NOW -Apr05 3CAK 1418/20 27Jan-22Feb 3D2/HA8IB.. 1420 11Feb-??Feb 3Y0X 1418/20/22 14Oct-Apr05 6O0JT 1407 01Dec-05Mar 8N0SON 1412 19Feb-20Feb 8P5A 1422 NOW -25Feb 9H3CT 1419 NOW -Feb05 9U6PM 1400 23Feb-02Mar 9Y4/DL4FP.. 1423 * 10Feb-24Feb 9Y4/YL2KL.. 1423 * 06Feb-26Feb C6AMM/C6AWW 1421 NOW CA8WCI/9 1423 * 22Feb-??? CN2J 1423 * 02Feb.07Mar DH8WR/HC2 1421 NOW -May05 DX0K 1422/23 * NOW -Mar05 EY/F5NHJ.. 1410 02Feb-21Feb FR/F5TNI 1422 16Feb-26Feb FS/K9EL 1422 NOW FT1WK,FT5WJ 1423 * 01Feb-31Dec HA200CVM 1423 * NOW -Nov05 HF0POL 1417 25Jan-25Apr HF4IARU 1419 25Jan-06Mar HF8IARU 1419 21Feb-04Mar HH4/K2AC.. 1423 * NOW -Feb05 IA0PS 1413 NOW -Apr05 J20FH 1416/17 15Feb-22Feb J6/K3LP 1422 NOW -14Mar J88DR 1423 * 10Feb-18Feb JT1FCZ/JT1FCY 1422 NOW -Apr05 JW4SNA 1408 NOW -05Mar KC4/N3SIG 1410 NOW -Apr05 KP2/KL7JR 1415 NOW LZ0A 1423 * 05Feb-19Feb OA/DL3ALF.. 1421 01Feb-26Feb P40LE 1420 09Feb-18Feb P40MH 1421 23Feb-08Mar P40W 1423 * 18Nov-18May P49MR 1411 26Feb-23Mar PJ2/PA0VDV 1423 * 16Feb-22Feb P49Y 1422 19Feb-20Feb PJ2T 1423 * 15Feb-22Feb PJ4R 1422 17Feb-23Feb PJ6/PA0VDV 1422/23 * 06Feb-26Feb PJ7/ND5S.. 1421 14Feb-20Mar PJ7/W8EB.. 1423 * 19Feb-20Feb PY0FF 1423 * 16Feb-22Feb PY0ZFO 1423 * 20Feb-26Feb S92RI 1423 * NOW -Apr05 S9SS 1390 01Feb-30Apr SN7IARU 1421 15Feb-15Mar SQ75FMU 1417 NOW -Apr05 ST2T 1418 NOW -Mar05 T98AQL 1410 NOW -Feb06 TJ3SL 1407 14Feb-27Feb TM8ANT 1422 NOW -Sep05 TT8FT 1401 NOW -20Mar TT8KLJ 1423 * 21Feb-24Feb V25LR,V25WX 1423 * 19Feb-20Feb V44/K0EJ 1423 * 19Feb-20Feb VE3TMG 1423 * NOW -30Apr VE7JZ 1422 NOW -Mar05 VK0MT 1418 23Feb-09Mar VP2V/DL7UFR.1423 * 15Feb-22Feb VP5/W3YC.. 1422 19Feb-20Feb VP5/W6PH 1423 * 18Jan-Feb05 VP8DIF 1418 20Feb-05Mar WA2USA/4 1423 * 22Feb-08Mar WP2Z 1423 * 20Nov-Feb05 XU7POS.. 1411 NOW -2005 XW3DT 1410 NOW Feb05 YI9KT/YI9GT 1408 NOW -Mar06 ZD8I 1402 19Feb-20Feb ZF2TJ 1423 * 31Jan-17Feb ZK1WET.. 1420/22 NOW -31Dec ZS75PTA 1419 * = new .. = and other calls
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