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DXNL 1974 - February 3, 2016
a free and weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF contesting"
Editor: Klaus Poels, DL7UXG
translation by: Oliver Bock, DJ9AO
4S, Sri Lanka:
Peter, DC0KK, once again will operate from Moragalla (AS-003, WLOTA
0762) with the call 4S7KKG until April 3. QRV on 20-10m, mostly on
CW and digital modes. QSL via DC0KK (d/B), ClubLog.
Members of the radio club F6KOP are going to put Lesotho on the air
as 7P8C from Feb. 8 to 17. They plan to run 5 stations on 160-6m
(SSB, cW, RTTY). QSL via ClubLog OQRS.
9K55NLD celebrates Kuwait's National Liberation Day until the end
of February. QSL via 9K2NO.
DQ200RHH (special DOK 200RHH) draws attention in 2016 to the
founding of Rheinhessen, a major German wine-growing region 200
years ago.QSL via bureau.
DL0VBG (special DOK 150VOG) draws attention to the opening of a
railway line between Vienenburg and Goslar (via Oker) 150 years
ago. Operating locations will vary throughout the year along the
rail line. Operators for FM, SSB, RTTY, PSK31, and CW are
Wolfgang/DF1OA, Hans/ DF5AN, Peter/DF7AA, Juergen/DH7AA, and
Werner/DK6AR. QSL via bureau. http://www.amateurfunk-vienenburg.de/
Francois, F8DVD, will be active as TM13AAW (WAP-265) for the 13th
Antarctic Activity Week on the following days: Feb. 6, 7, 12-14,
19-28. QSL via F8DVD (d/B).
Members of the radio club F6KMB are going to operate around the
traditional Dunkirk Carnival with the call TM6C between Feb. 1 and
15. QSL via F6KMB.
Sam, LY5W, celebrates Lithuania's independence with the special
call LY16W during February. QSL via LY5W (d/B).
Jens, DL2RMM, will be active holiday-style from Aruba (SA-036, WW
Loc. FK42xm) during February as P40MM. QSL via DL2RMM (bureau
A group of Brazilian hams plans to activate the rather rare state
Tocantins (PQ2, WW Loc. GI64fk). Operators are Renato/PY8WW,
Peter/PR8ZX, and Augusto/PU8MET with the calls PQ2WW, PQ2ZXT, and
PQ2/PU8MET. QRV on CW, SSB, and digital modes. QSL PQ2WW via PY8WW,
PQ2ZXT via PR8ZX, PQ2/PU8MET via PU8MET; all logs to be uploaded to
Members of the Staropolski Field Branch #51, one of PZK's local
clubs, will be active for the Staropolskie Activity Days with the
call SN51EQB between Feb. 7 and 20. QSL via SQ7EQB (d/B), LoTW,
Akira, JH0CKF, is going to pay the VIP Guest Hotel on Koror Island
(OC-009, WW Loc. PJ77fi) a visit from the 3rd to 5th of February.
QRV as T88MZ on HF. QSL via JH0CKF, LoTW. eQSL, ClubLog.
Werner/DC8QT, Georg/DD8ZX, and Klaus/DJ9KM plan to operate
holiday-style from the Otjikoko Guestfarm (Omaruru - Namibia),
signing V5/homecalls, between the 9th and 18th. QRV on 160-10m, if
possible also on 6m, on SSB, RTTY, and PSK. QSL via homecalls.
Paul, KG7QCY, is expected on the bands until October from Bagram
with the call T6PB. QRV on 80, 40, 30, 20, and 15m, mostly on CW,
PSK and other digital modes. He runs an IC-7200 and vertical
antennas. QSL via eQSL.
The Romanian Radioamateurs Federation coordinates this year's
Balkanic HF Championships. YO2016BALKAN is active in this context
until the end of the month. There is also a "YO-BZ 2016" award
available. QSL via YO3KAA. http://balkan-hf.hamradio.ro/
Craig, VK5CE, has compiled a list of Australian IOTA references and
currently conducts a survey regarding their rarity in the logs of
active IOTA chasers in order to plan for future trips and
1. International WWFF und COTA-OE Meeting 2016:
The first International WWFF and COTA-OE Meeting is scheduled to
place on August 6&7 on Guessing Castle. Get in contact with Anette,
OE4YLA, until July 1 for the necessary registration
TT8AMO (2015) has been approved for award credit.
9M0S, Spratly Islands:
Mike, DF8AN, informs us that he has received permission for an
activity from Layang-Layang island (AS-051) with the call 9M0S
between April 19 and 29. He plans to work mainly CW on 160-6m. QSL
via DF8AN (d/B).
FT4JA - Juan de Nova Island:
A team consisting of F5UFX, F5CWU, F4BKV, F4FET, F6BEE, F1NGP,
F2DX, F5PTM, F4HAU, and EA3NT is going to put Juan de Nova Island
(AF-012) on the air from March 29 to April 11 (HF and 6m).
CY9, St. Paul Island:
Ops Murray/WA4DAN, Randy/N0TG, Will/AA4NC, Jay/K4ZLE, Bill/K5DHY,
Wayne/K8LEE, John/N8AA, Aaron/VA1AXC, and Phil/VA3QR are going to
St. Paul Island in August (19-29). QRV as CY9C with Elecraft
transceivers and amplifiers. http://www.cy9dxpedition.com/
VK9N, Norfolk Island:
Chris/VK3QB, Brenton/VK3YB, Luke/VK3HJ, Lee/VK3GK, and Allan/VK2CA
will be on the air as VK9NT between May 20 and 31 on 160-10m (CW,
SSB, RTTY). QSL via OQRS. http://vk9nt.odxg.org/
Abbreviations in this DXNL:
ARLHS Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
IOTA Islands on the Air
LoTW Logbook of the World
OQRS Online QSL Request System
USi United States Islands Awards
WAP Worldwide Antarctic Program
WCA World Castles Award
WLOTA World Lighthouse On The Air Award
WPX World Prefix Award
06.02. Triathlon Greek Contest
06./07.02. Vermont QSO Party
06./07.02. DARC UKW-Winter-Fieldday
06./07.02. Bayrischer Bergtag
06./07.02. Black Sea Cup International
06.02. Minnesota QSO Party
06./07.02. British Columbia QSO Party
06.02. AGCW Handtastenparty
06./07.02. Mexico RTTY Intern. Contest
07.02. North American Sprint
07.02. Februar QSO Party
IOTA Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON (email@example.com)
CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz
NA-001; C6, Great Bahama Bank group: Drew, N2RFA, is operating
again as C6ABB from Cable Beach, Nassau (WLOTA 1115) from the 8th
to 18th. QRV on 80, 40, 20, 17, 12 and 10m on digital modes (JT65,
PSK31, RTTY, SSTV). QSL via N2RFA (d), LoTW, eQSL.
NA-008, VY0; Nunavut (Ellesmere Island) group: The Eureka Amateur
Radio Club at the weather station on Ellesmere Island has now been
assigned the call VY0ERC. Activity is to be expected until
mid-March duing spare-time hours. QSL via VE1RUS.
NA-085, W4, Florida State North West (Bay to Wakulla County) group:
Dennis, WA2USA, is going to activate St. George Island (USi FL007S)
between Feb. 2 and 29, signing WA2USA/4. QSL via h/c (d/B).
NA-180; V3, Stann Creek/ Toledo District group: Art, NN7A, operates
from South Water Caye as V31JZ/p between the 4th and 11th. QRV on
all bands, mostly on CW, running 100W and wire antennas. QSL via
OC-022, YB9, Bali Island: Emmanuel, F5LIT, is currently active
until Feb. 6 as YB9/F5LIT from Bali. QSL via h/c (d), LoTW.
OC-046; FO, Windward Islands: Bob, W7YAQ, gets on the air from
Moorea on Feb. 6 and 7. QRV on 40-15m on CW and RTTY. QSL via
CW: 28044 24894 21044 18084 14044 10124 7024 3544 kHz
SSB: 28444 24944 21244 18144 14244 7144 3744 kHz
Nature Reserve "Den Blakken" - ONFF-353:
Rudy, ON2VR, plans to activate this reference on Feb. 4 (from 0830z
on) on 40 and 20m. QSL via homecall.