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         DXNL 2007 - September 21, 2016

                      DX Newsletter


                a free and weekly service of

           DARC Committee "DX and HF contesting"



                Editor: Klaus Poels, DL7UXG

                (e-mail: dxnl@dxhf.darc.de)


            translation by: Oliver Bock, DJ9AO



5W, Samoa:

     Nobuaki/JA0JHQ operates as 5W0JHQ between the 22nd and 27th from

     Samoa (OC-097). QRV on 160-10m on CW, SSB, and RTTY, with a focus

     on the CQ WW DX RTTY Contest and the low bands. QSL via JA0JHQ,

     LoTW. http://pandasan.jimdo.com/


5Z, Kenya:

     Watch out for 5Z4/IW5BBV, active between Sept. 24 and Oct. 10.

     Bruno is going to operate on 40, 20, 17, and 15m from Watamu and

     Mida. QSL via IW5BBV (d/B), eQSL.


CE0, Easter Island:

     Alejandro/LU8YD and Mario/LU7VB will be accompanying Alex/LU9VEA on

     his trip to Easter Island (SA-001) between the 26th and 30th. They

     are all going to sign as CE0Y/homecalls in a holiday-style

     operation. QSL via homecalls, CE0Y/LU9VEA via IK2DUW.


DU, Philippines:

     Gilbert/4F2KWT, James/DU3JH, Larry/DU3LA, and DV1XUK operate

     together in the CQ WW DX RTTY Contest as DX2R. QSL via LoTW.


EA8, Canary Islands:

     OH2BP, OH9GIT, SM7BHM, and YL7A are the operators behind EA8DED in

     the RTTY contest. After the contest they'll also be active on the

     WARC bands (CW, SSB, PSK31). QSL via OH2BP.


     Frank/PH2M operates holiday-style as EA8/PH2M between Sep. 25 and

     Oct. 6 from Lanzarote Island (AF-004) on 40-10m (SSB). QSL via

     PH2M, ClubLog, LoTW.


F, France:

     The European Collins Collector Association welcomes its 300th

     member and celebrates the occasion with their new special event

     call TM300CCAE from Sep. 24 on. QSL via F6FMT (d/B), eQSL.



GJ, Jersey:

     Kazu/M0CFW plans to participate in the RTTY contest as MJ5Z from

     Jersey ((EU-013, WW Loc. IN89ve). QRV before and after as MJ0CFW.

     QSL via M0CFW.


GU, Guernsey:

     Robb/G0URR will join the RTTY contest as GU0URR from Guernsey. QSL

     via G0URR.


H4, Solomon Islands:

     Stan/LZ1GC and Emil/DL8JJ will be beginning their DXpedition to the

     Solomons and Temotu shortly. Their plans are to operate as H44GC

     from Guadalcanal (OC-047) between Sep. 24 and Oct. 3 with two rigs

     on HF (CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK). Emil then returns to Germany, while

     Stan moves on to Nendo Island (OC-100, WW Loc. RH29ug) and gets on

     the air from there as H40GC between Oct. 4 and 17. He then returns

     to Guadalcanal for another stint until Oct. 21. QSL via ClubLog

     OQRS, LOTW. http://www.c21gc.com/


HB0, Liechtenstein:

     Tina/DL5YL and Fred/DL5YM will be visiting Liechtenstein from Sep.

     22 to Oct. 7. QRV as HB0/homecalls during the morning and evening

     hours (cW and some SSB). Their focus in the monring will be on OC

     and AS via longpath. QSL via homecalls (d/B).


JD, Ogasawara:

     Take/JA1UII will be active from Chichi Island (AS-031) between the

     22nd and Oct. 1 as JD1BON. QRV on 80-10m on CW, SSB, RTTY

     (including the contest). QSL via JA1UII (d/B). QSL automagically

     via bureau.


KH0, Mariana Island:

     Harry/JG7PSJ returns to Saipan Island (OC-086) to operate again as

     KH0/KW2X between the 21st and 26th. QRV on 40-10m on CW, SSB, and

     RTTY (including the contest). QSL via JG7PSJ (d), LoTW.


     Rocky/HL1VAU operates holiday-style from Saipan (OC-086) between

     Sep. 26 and 19 as KH0/AK4CE on 40-6m (CW, SSB, digital modes). QSL

     via HL1VAU; bureau cards will be send out at the year's end.


KP4, Puerto Rico:

     Al/WP3C will be active in the RTTY contest on all bands. QSL via

     W3HNK. http://wp3c73.wixsite.com/wp3c


MD, Isle of Man:

     A team consisting of Wolf/DM2AUJ, Dietmar/DL2HWA, Georg/DL4SVA,

     Rolf/DL7VEE, Heiko/DL1RTL, Olaf/DL7JOM, and Gunter/DL2AWG will be

     paying the Isle of Man (EU-116) a visit from Sep. 23 until Oct. 3.

     They plan to operate as MD/homecalls with two setups on 160-10m on

     SSB, CW, and RTTY (including the contest). QSL via ClubLog OQRS,

     via homecalls, LoTW. http://md.mydx.de/


PY0F, Fernando de Noronha:

     Fabio/PP5BZ plans to operate holiday-style as PX0F from Fernando de

     Noronha (SA-003, DIB OC01) between the 23rd and 28th. QSL via PP5BZ



S7, Seychelles:

     Kasimir/DL2SBY will be active from two islands in the Seychelles

     with the call S79KB: between Sep. 24 and Oct. 2 from Praslin, and

     from Oct. 2 to 8 from Eden Island. QRV on HF (SSB, cw, RTTY) with

     an FT900, ACOM 1010 amplifier, and vertical antennas. QSL via

     DL2SBY (d) and ClubLog OQRS for direct and bureau; don't send your

     card via the bureau.


S9, Sao Tome and Principe:

     Josep/EA3BT and Nuria/EA3WL are going to put Sao Tome Island

     (AF-023) on the air from Sep. 26 until Oct. 1. QRV as S9BT and S9WL

     on 40-6m (SSB, RTTY, and some CW). QSL for both calls via EA3BT.



SP, Poland:

     Rick/NE8Z is going to travel to Poland to meet family between Sep.

     20 and Oct. 8. QRV as SP9E and SP/NE8Z (from locations in SP2, SP3,

     and SP9). QSL via NE8Z.


SV9, Crete:

     Uli/DJ9XB joins the RTTY contest as SW9XB from Crete. QSL via LoTW.


T30, Western Kiribati:

     Tom (KC0W) will be active as T30COW from Western Kiribati, the

     fifth stage of his "Cows over the World" tour, between Sep. 24 and

     Oct. 24. QSL via KC0W (d).


T8, Palau:

     Katsumi/JA3KIO will be paying the VIP Guest Hotel on Koror (OC-009)

     a visit from the 24th to 29th. QRV as T88XA on 40-10m (SSB, CW).

     QSL via JA3KIO (d/B).


     Toshi/JA3JND operates from the same location between Sep. 23 and

     Oct. 30 as T88ON on 40-10m (CW, SSB, RTTY, JT65). QSL via JA3JND



VK9N, Norfolk Island:

     Members of the Quake Contesters are going to activate Norfolk

     Island (OC-005, WW Loc. RG30xx) with the call VK9NZ from the 25th

     until Oct. 8. QRV with three rigs on 160-6m (CW, SSB, RTTY);

     operators are Geoff/ZL3GA, Mark/ZL3AB, Don/ZL3DMC, Paul/ZL4TT, and

     Phil/ZL3PAH. QSL via ZL3PAH, ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.



YB, Indonesia:

     Karsano/YB0NDT plans to be active in the RTTY contest on 15m. QSL

     via direct, LoTW.


ZF, Cayman Islands:

     Bill/W5SJ will be active from the club station ZF1A between Sep. 27

     and Oct. 1 with the call ZF2EZ. QSL via W5JAY.




Karl Hille, DL1VU, silent Key:

     On Sep. 12 Karl, DL1VU, passed away aged 94. He was one of

     Germany's most prolific oldtimers. Between 1980 and 1993 he

     activated a number of locations in the South Pacific, among them:

     3D2VU, 5W1DC, A35VU, AH2/DL1VU, AH8/DL1VU, C21NI, FK0VU, FO0VU,

     FW0VU, H44VU, KH0/DL1VU, KX6/DL1VU (Marshall Isl.), T22VU, T30CT,

     T31AF, T32VU, YJ8VU, ZK1XG, ZK2VU, ZM7VU (Tokelau). Karl also

     authored a number of ham-related books and articles in DARC's

     magazine CQ DL.



     A5A has been approved for DXCC credit.





9N; Nepal:

     Rafal/SQ9CNN, Bogdan/SP2FUD, and Janusz/SP9FIH plan an operation

     during October 2016 as 9N7CC, 7FD, and 7WE on HF.


FJ, Saint Barthelemy:

     Adrian/KO8SCA will be active holiday-style from Saint Barthelemy

     (NA-146) between Nov. 19 and 16, signing FJ/KO8SCA on 160-10m (SSB,

     CW, digital modes) with a K3, amplifier, and BigIR antenna. QSL via




     Francois/F4HLT will be active as FT3YL from the Dumont d'Urville

     Station on the Geology Archipelago/Adelie Land (AN-017) from

     September onwards. QSL via F6KPQ.



Abbreviations in this DXNL:


ARLHS    Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society

DIB      Diploma Ilhas Brasileiras

IOTA     Islands on the Air

LoTW     Logbook of the World

OQRS     Online QSL Request System

WCA      World Castles Award

WLOTA    World Lighthouse On The Air Award

WRTC     World Radiosport Team Championship



Upcoming Contests:


24./25.09.             CQ WW DX RTTY Contest

24.09.                 AGCW-DL VHF/UHF Contest

24./25.09.             Texas QSO Party

24.09.                 RSGB Intern. Sprint Contest

25.09.                 Kurzcontest Distrikt Ruhrgebiet



IOTA     Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON (iota@dxhf.darc.de)




CW:  28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz

SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz



AF-014; CT3, Madeira Archipelago: Dieter/DK4QT, Thomas/DL6TK, and

     Kalle/DM3BJ will be active from the 19th to 28th from Madeira as

     CT9/homecalls on HF (CW, SSB, RTTY); during the RTTY contest as

     CR3W. QSLs via homecalls (d/B), CR3W via DL5AXX (d/B).


AS-200; JA, Shikoku's Coastal Islands: Kenji/JA4GXS activates Naka

     Island on Sep. 24 and 25 as JA4GXS/5 on 40-15m (CW, SSB). QSL via

     h/c (d/B).


EU-125; OZ, Jylland West group: Mike/DG5LAC operates holiday-style

     from Romo (OZFF-0004) as OZ/DG5LAC between Sep. 24 and 30. QRV on

     40-10m (SSB). QSL via DG5LAC (d/B), ClubLog OQRS.


     SA-071; PY2, Sao Paulo State Centre group: Murilo/PY2DS,

     Jose/PY2VOX, Marcelo/PY2AE, and Joao/PU2POP activate Guarau Island

     (ARLHS BRA-328, WLOTA 1372, DIB SP019) for the first time ever as

     PR2GU on Sep. 24 & 25. QSL via PY2DS (d/B).



Lighthouse Activities


Tignish Run/Big Tignish/Judes Point Light (ARLHS CAN-036):

     The lighthouse on Prince Edward Island (NA-029, WW Loc. FN86aw)

     will be on the air as VY2PLH between Sep. 23 (21z) and Sep. 25

     (18z). Operatores as VE9BGC and VY2GF. QSL via VY2GF (d/B).



Cap Tenes Lighthouse (ARLHS ALG-018):

     The LH Cap Tenes (ARLHS ALG-018, Loc: JM06qn) will be activated by

     7Y9GH from the 21st to 26th. QSOs count for the Algerian Lighthouse

     Award. QSL via SM4VPZ. http://www.aru-dz.org/



WWFF Activities




CW: 28044 24894 21044 18084 14044 10124 7024 3544 kHz

SSB: 28444 24944 21244 18144 14244 7144 3744 kHz


Reserve Naturelle de la Plaine des Maures - FFF-1666:

     Jean-Marie/F5NLX activates this reference as F5NLX/p on the 21st

     (06z - 10z). QSL via bureau or direct.


Camp militaire de Marche-en-Famenne - ONFF-0338:

     Danny/OT4V will be on the air from there on the 21st (07z - 10z) as

     OT4V/p. QSL via ClubLog OQRS, LoTW, eQSL.