DX News Letter 1355
September 4, 2003

DX-NL 1355 September 4, 2003
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)


AFGHANISTAN, YA Dan, JA1PBV, is staying in Afghanistan from Sep 1 until March 2004. QSL via JA1PBV. --- Hiro, YA1CQ (JA1CQT), is working as YA1CQ/p from Kandahar. His partner is Sadayoshi, JA1AKF (ex JR3EDE), who got the call YA1D. He is respon- sible for the clubstation YA0J which can be used by visitors as well. The Japanese Basic Human Needs Association (BHN) runs the clubstation YA1JA in Kabul.

ANDORRA, C3 A group of 12 radio amateurs from Andorra and Spain will participate in the IARU Region 1 Field Day on Sep 6/7. They'll build up their station on the Pic Maia (2614m high) to have a good skip on VHF as well. Their HF call is not known but they will use C37URA on 2m, C31PM on 1.2 GHz and C31US for satellite QSOs.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6, EU-004 Andy, EA6/DL8LAS, will work mainly in CW/RTTY/PSK on 10-80m (also WARC bands) from Sep 8-20. --- Christian, DL6KAC, is visiting Mallorca (DIE E-021) from Sep 8 until Oct 7. Activities are planned mainly in SSB on 40-10m and he also plans to take part in the WAE SSB Contest. QSL via bureau.

FRANCE, F TM5GAP is a special event station during the Skydiving World Champion- ships in Gap from Sep 6-14. QSL via bureau.

GHANA, 9G Henk, PA3AWW, is working in a hospital in Dormaa until Sep 12. He plans to be active as 9G1AA during his spare time. QSL via PA3AWW.

GREECE, SV, EU-174 Michael, SV8/DF3IS (J48IS), will be active in all modes on all HF bands from Thassos Island (EU-174) from Sep 11-25. He will sign J48IS during the WAE SSB Contest. QSL via DF3IS, buro ok. Michael accepts no e-QSLs!

IRELAND, EI The Cork Radio Club and the East Cork Contest Group from Ireland will activate the new contest call EI1C/p during the IARU FD on the first weekend of September.

JAPAN, JA, AS-147 Yama, JJ1JGI/8, will be QRV in CW/SSB on 15-40m from Rishiri or Rebun Island (AS-147) from Sep 7-10. QSL via bureau.

MALAWI, 7Q Ely, IN3VZE, is signing 7Q7CE in SSB from Club Makokola at the southwest edge of Lake Malawi from Sep 4-21. Unfortunately QSL ONLY direct.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7 Bruce, AC4G, is signing V73CW from Kwajalein from Sep 8-13. QSL via AC4G.

MEXICO, XE, NA-162 XF1K will be the call of the DXpedition to Todos Santos Island (NA-162) from Sep 4-7. Ray, N6VR, Jim, N6KZ, David, N6AN/XE1NTT, Roman, XE2ED, Hector, XE2K, and Emigdio, XE2ZY, will be QRV with three stations in SSB/CW on 80-10m and 6m. QSL via N6AWD.

NORWAY, LA, EU-036 The Skandinavisk Radioklubb is visiting the island Stokkoya (EU-036) on Sep 6/7. They will work as LA3SRK/p in CW/SSB/RTTY/PSK31 on 10-160m (no WARC) about 5-10 kHz below the IOTA frequencies. QSL via SM5SIC.

SINGAPORE, 9V, AS-019 The special event call S61FD will be used by a station on St. John's Island (AS-019) from Sep 5-8. They will show up in CW/SSB/PSK31 on 10-160m but the main activities will take place on 80/160m. QSL via bureau.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS Michael, NA5U, is travelling through southern Africa. He is signing ZS6/NA5U on Sep 4. From Sep 5-8 he will work as 3DA0MT from Swaziland. He will then return to South Africa until Sep 12. The main emphasis will be put in SSB/CW/RTTY on 12/17/30m. QSL via NA5U.

ST PETER and ST PAUL ROCKS, PY0/s, SA-014 Joca, PS7JN, is signing ZY0S from Sep 1-14. QSL via PS7JN.

SVALBARD, JW Once again Juergen, JW/DJ3KR, is active from Longyearbyen from Sep 8-15. JW/DJ3KR is working in CW only on 12m, 17m and 30m.

TOBAGO, 9Y, SA-009 Chris, DL1MGB, announced his activity from Tobago (SA-009). He plans to take part in some contests (e.g. WAE) signing 9Y4TBG (QSL via DL4MDO) during the contests and 9Y4/DL1MGB (QSL via homecall) during the rest of the time from Sep 4-18.

TURKEY, TA, AS-115 Thierry, TA4/F5SNY, and Christian, TA4/F8BOD, are on the air until Sep 8. They will make an extra trip to an island in the IOTA group AS-115 on Sep 5/6.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5 Dennis, K7BV, will be QRV mainly on 6m from Sep 9-16. If the magic band is closed he will work in CW and RTTY on HF. You can find more information on his website http://www.qth.com/k7bv/turks/. QSL via KU9C.

UKRAINE, UR To celebrate 100 years of international aviation and 85 years of aviation in Ukraine the clubstation UR4WWE is working from the airport in Lviv using the special event callsign EN100WAY (World Aviation Year) from Sep 1-30. QSL via UT7WZ, bureau ok. QSLs can be requested by sending an e-mail to ur4wwe@ut1wpr.ampr.org.

WESTERN SAMOA, 5W Willi, DJ7RJ, is travelling through the South Pacific Ocean between Aug 27 and Oct 28. His first stop will be Western Samoa, other islands will be visited as well. The exact route, dates and callsigns were not announced.

QSL Info

QSL bureau: 3D2ZJ (JA3EZJ), 4Z5KJ/p, 5H3RK, 5R8GZ (G3SWH), 5X2A (K4ZLE), 8N1OGA (AS-031), 8P8P, 9A5Y, 9J2BO (G3TEV), 9K2SS, 9M6/OK2SG, AH6N, C53M, CE7AOY (SA-064), CE9/R1ANF, CT9M, CU2YK, ES5TV,EZ3A, FH/DL5CF, FK8GN, FO/JA4GXS, FP/W8MV, GM0EEY/p (EU-008), GU4YOX, HB0/DL2JRM, HP8AJT, IA5P, IH9P (OK1MG), IU9ACI, J41YM, JT1BG, JY3ZH (DJ9ZB), KH2/JJ2QXI, KP4AH, KP4KE, KP4US, LX7I, LZ3FN/p, OA4/DL2JRM, OH4RH, OH6AW (EU-101), OJ1X,OJ3A,OJ6W,OJ8A,OM5M,OM8A

QSL managers

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


DATE           CALL         DXNL

05Sep-08Sep    3DA0MT       1355 *
NOW            3XY8B        1354
20Aug-20Sep    4K0GNY       1353
27Aug-28Oct    5W/DJ7RJ     1355 *
NOW  -2004     5X1CW        1339
04Sep-21Sep    7Q7CE        1355 *
NOW  -12Sep    9G1AA        1355 *
04Sep-18Sep    9Y4/DL1MGB   1355 *

NOW  -2006     BU2/JJ1TBB   1339
06Sep-07Sep    C37URA..     1355 *
02Aug-28Sep    CT9F         1351
NOW  -2004     D2CR         1339
08Sep-07Oct    EA6/DL6KAC   1355 *
08Sep-20Sep    EA6/DL8LAS   1355 *
06Sep-07Sep    EI1C/p       1355 *
01Sep-30Sep    EN100WAY     1355 *
30Aug-12Sep    G3HTA/p      1354
NOW  -31Dec    HE2DIG       1337
20Aug-10Sep    HF8IL        1353

01Jul-30Oct    IR8DX        1347
11Sep-25Sep    J48IS        1355 *
07Sep-10Sep    JJ1JGI/8     1355 *
NOW  -Dec03    JM6DZB/JD1   1324
08Sep-15Sep    JW/DJ3KR     1355 *
06Sep-07Sep    LA3SRK/p     1355 *
05Sep-08Sep    S61FD        1355 *
NOW            S9TX         1354
09Aug-05Sep    SV5/SM8C     1352
11Sep-25Sep    SV8/DF3IS    1355 *
NOW  -08Sep    TA4/F5SNY..  1355 *
06Sep-14Sep    TM5GAP       1355 *
NOW  -31Dec    UE0JWA       1351

08Sep-13Sep    V73CW        1355 *
01Jul-03Dec    VI8NT        1346
30Aug-12Sep    VK9XAB       1354
09Sep-16Sep    VP5/K7BV     1355 *
04Sep-07Sep    XF1K         1355 *
NOW  -Jun04    XU7ACW       1351
01Sep-Mar04    YA/JA1PBV    1355 *
NOW            YA1CQ        1355 *
NOW            YA1D         1355 *
NOW  -15Sep    YI/ON5NT     1354
NOW            YI/S53R      1354
NOW            ZC4CW        1354
01Sep-14Sep    ZY0S         1355 *
04Sep          ZS6/NA5U     1355 *

 * = new
.. = and other calls

Following operations are accepted for DXCC credit now:

  Afghanistan:   YA/N4SIX
  Angola:        D2CR  (Jan 1 -Dec 31, 2003)
  Guinea:        3XY1L (Jan 1 -Dec 31, 2003)
  Guinea:        3XD02 (Mar 19-Apr 31, 2003)
  Guinea-Bissau: J5UCW and J5UDX (Mar 8-Apr 6, 2003)
  Palestine:     E4/DF3EC (August 2003)
  Sudan:         ST2CF (Mar 17-Apr 2, 2003)

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