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              DXNL 1951 - August 26, 2015

                      DX Newsletter


            *** 65 years DARC *** 1950 - 2015 ***


                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



9J, Zambia:

     Peter, 9J2HN, will be active with the call 9J2JOCV until the year's

     end to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Japan Overseas

     Cooperation Volunteers. QSL via JL1IHE (d).


CP, Bolivia:

     Tony, EA5RM, will be on a business trip to Bolivia between August

     29 and September 15. He hopes to get on the air as CP1XRM with a

     solar-powered rig during his spare time. QSL via EA5RM.


CY0, Sable Island:

     Aaron, VA1AXC, is currently staying on Sable Island (NA-063) on a

     work assignment. QRV until Sept. 23 during his spare time as

     CY0/VA1AXC, mostly on 20m (SSB). QSL via JE1LET (d).


DL, Germany:

     DL65DARC will be run by district Thuringen (X) between the 24th and

     30th, and by district Bayern-Ost (U) from the 31st until Sept. 6.

     DK65DARC will be operated by districts Franken (B) and Oberbayern

     (C) during the respective time periods.


EA, Spain:

     Special event stations EH3VCE, EH4VCE, and EH5VCE draw attention to

     this year's Vuelta a Espana. The bicycle race will take place for

     the 70th time this year. QRV between Aug. 22 and Sept. 13. There is

     also an award available. QSL for all calls via EA5HJY (d/B), eQSL,



G, England:

     Colin, G4GBP, plans to activate Wilton Windmill together with some

     friends with the call GB0WWM from the 29th to 31st. QSL via G4GBP



I, Italy:

     II3PAN draws attention to the 55th anniversary of the National

     Aerobatic Patrol. The special event station is operated by members

     of ARI Udine between September 1 and October 31. The group also

     issues an award in connection with this activity. QSLs

     automatically via bureau. www.ariudine.it


K, United States of America:

     The following special calls commemorate the catastrophic hurricane

     Katrina from 29 Aug. 2005: K5A, K5B, K5C, K5G, K5H, K5J, K5L, K5M,

     K5O, K5P, K5S, K5T, K5V, K5W, and K5Z. QRV between Aug. 26 and

     Sept. 2; an award will also be offered. All QSLs via AG5Z.



KH0, Mariana Island:

     Akira, JH0CKF, gets on the air as AF1Y/KH0 from Saipan Island

     (OC-086) during September. QSL via JH0CKF (d/B).


LZ, Bulgaria:

     The Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP) continues to honour

     Bulgarian Saints with the call LZ129WNLS during September. QSOs

     count towards the All Saints 2015 award. QSL via bureau, LZ1KCP



OE, Austria:

     OE5XXM will be active in the context of the International Ham

     Meeting and Autumn Field Day in Gosau, which takes place since the

     1980s. QRV during the whole of September. QSL via bureau, OE2IKN



PY, Brazil:

     ZY156CAT celebrates the 156th anniversary of the city Catalao on

     40, 20, 15, and 10m on SSB, CW, and digital modes. QSL via PP2BO,



     PX70FEB is the 9th special event station commemorating the end of

     WWII. The suffix FEB points to the Brazilian Expeditionary Force.

     QSL via PS7AB (d/B).


RA, Russia:

     R920RZ celebrates the 920th anniversary of the city Ryazan on the

     air until September 15. QRV on HF and all modes, an award is also

     available. QSL via RY2S.


TA, Turkey:

     TC30AZB commemorates the Battle of Dumlup?nar during the Turkish

     war of independence. QRV between August 28 and Sept. 4 on HF (all

     modes), operated by members of GITRAD and TCSWAT (TA1PB, TA1CR,


     TA7EA, TA7BB, and TB7DSJ). QSL only via LoTW.



Other stuff:


P5, North Korea:

     Manuel, EA7AJR, and Antonio, EA5RM, inform the DX community that

     they are working on making a DXpedition to the DPR of Korea

     possible since June 2013. On August 17 they met again with

     representatives of the government's ministry for

     telecommunications. www.dxfriends.com/p5/


     The ARRL discusses this and other P5 projects on their website:






J6, St. Lucia:

     Steve, WF2S, plans to take a holiday on Gros Islet from Oct. 7 to

     18 and get on the air as J6/WF2S together with Ralph, J6/K1ZZI. QRV

     on HF (CW, SSB, digital modes). QSL via homecall (d/B), LoTW.


3X, Guinea:

     The Italian DXpedition Team announces an activity as 3XY1T from Los

     Island (AF-051) during February 2016. www.i2ysb.com/idt/


TX3X Chesterfield Island DXpedition 2015:

     More than 1 ton of gear has been shipped to New Zealand. A first

     advance team will travel there soon to prepare everything on the

     boat before going to New Caledonia to pick up the rest of the team.

     The estimated time of arrival on Chesterfield is October 1.





     IOTA   Islands on the Air

     LoTW   Logbook of the World

     OQRS   Online QSL Request System

     RDA    Russian District Award

     WAB    Worked All Britain

     WCA    World Castles Award

     WLOTA  World Lighthouse On The Air Award

     WWFF   World Wide Flora & Fauna


Upcoming Contests:


29.08.                 HSW Contest

29./30.08.             YO DX HF Contest

29./30.08.             SCC RTTY Championship

29./30.08.             Kansas QSO Party



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: Klaus, DK1AX, plans to work

     holiday-style from Madeira between August 27 and September 10 as

     CT9/DK1AX. QSL via h/c (d/B).


AS-203; R0X, Shelikhova Bay Group: A team consisting of

     Igor/UA9KDF, Valery/ UA0ZC, Victor/RW0BG, Andy/UA0BA, Vlad/ RA9LR,

     Vladimir/RA0ZJ, Sergey/UA0ZFW, and Artemiy/UA9KAM are on their way

     to activate Dobrzhanskogo Island (RR-13-18, RDA KT-13, WW Loc.

     RP12ri). The group has reached Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and now

     waits for the ship to take them to the island, a trip of about

     1500km. They hope to get on the air during the beginning of

     September as RT9K/0, running 3 high-power stations on 40-10m on CW,

     SSB, and RTTY. QSL via RX9KM, OQRS via ClubLog.


EU-021; TF, Iceland: K2HVN returns to Iceland and works as TF/K2HVN

     between Aug. 31 and Sept. 7. QRV holiday-style on 30-10m on CW

     (10115, 14040, 18065), and SSB (14260 and 18128). QSL via K2HVN

     (d/B), no LotW or eQSL.


EU-115; EI/GI/MI, Ireland: Mario, DL1ATZ, works as EI/DL1ATZ from

     Kilkeaveragh (WAI V395, WW Loc. IO41uv) between August 29 and Sept.

     5. QSL via homecall (d/B).


EU-125; OZ, Jylland West group: Marcel, PG8M, is currently active

     holiday-style as OZ/PG8M from Roemoe (OZFF-004) until Aug. 31. QSL

     via PG8M (d/B).


NA-006; VE8/VY0, Nunavut (Victoria Island) group: Gil, VE4GIL, will

     be active for a few days between Aug. 30 and Sept. 7 from Cambridge

     Bay signing VE4GIL/VY0. QRV on 160-6m on SSB. QSL via VE4GIL (d).


OC-009; T8, Palau Islands: Naoki, JS3LSQ, works as T88WJ from Palau

     from the 28th until Sept. 3. QRV on HF, mostly on RTTY. QSL via

     JS3LSQ (d/B).


SA-003; PY0F, Fernando de Noronha Archipelago: Leo, PP1CZ, will be

     active as PY0F/PP1CZ from the 26th to 31st. QRV on 80-10m, maybe

     also 6m, on CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via PP1CZ (d), ClubLog OQRS.


SA-036; P4, Aruba Island: Rick, AI5P, finishes his Carribean tour

     with a visit to Aruba. He gets on the air as P4/AI5P from the 31st

     until Sept. 8. QSL via AI5P (d/B).


SA-055; LU, Buenos Aires (Delta del Parana) Province group: The

     planned LU4AA/D expedition (see DXNL 1949) had to be cancelled due

     to bad weather. The group will try again from October 1 to 4. QSL

     via LU4AA (d/B).



WWFF Activities



 CW: 28044 24894 21044 18084 14044 10124 7024 3544 kHz

 SSB: 28444 24944 21244 18144 14244 7144 3744 kHz


Holiday-activations by ON5FP and ON4CJK:

     Marc (FP) and Jose (CJK) pay a visit to Wolin Island between the

     22nd and 29th. They plan - depending on wx conditions - to activate

     SPFF-0307 (as SP0OKY) and maybe also SPFF-0023 (as SP/OS1A/p and

     SP/ON4CJK/p). Between September 1 and 4 they then move on to Usedom

     (DLFF-075) and work as DL/ON4CJK/p and DL/OS1A/p for two days. QSL

     for all calls via ON4CJK.


HBFF by DG2RON: Ron, DG2RON, plans to activate the following references

     holiday-style from the 29th on for about 10 days: HBFF-016,

     Chasseral (BE); HBFF-017, Chasseral (NE); HBFF-066, NSG Haigmoos -

     Kottwil; HBFF-166, NSG Alte Aare (Dotzigen). QRV as HB9/DG2RON/p,

     maybe also from a couple of WCA locations. Watch out for up-to-date

     announcements via social media channels. QSL via DG2RON or ClubLog

     OQRS. www.hamqth.com/dg2ron


Waldnaabtal - DLFF-143: Kai, DO4KAI, plans to activate this

     reference on the 29th as DO4KAI/p. QRV on 80m, QSL via DO4KAI

     (d/B). www.funk-premenreuth.com/



       DXNL 1949 - August 12, 2015

                      DX Newsletter


            *** 65 years DARC *** 1950 - 2015 ***


                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



C5, The Gambia:

     Pedro, ON7WP, plans to be active as C5WP from Buntu Village (WW

     Loc. IK28jr) between August 15 and Sept. 1 with a focus on the WARC

     bands as much as his time permits. QSL only direct via ON7WP.


DL, Germany:

     The special event station DQ25JAHRE (special DOK TDE) marks the

     25th anniversary of the German reunification until the end of the

     year. QSL via bureau.


     DL65DARC will be run by district Hessen (F) from the 10th to the

     16th, and by district Berlin (D) from the 17th to 23rd. DK65DARC

     will be operated by districts Baden (A) and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

     (V) during the respective time periods.


     Philipp, DK6SP and Martin, DL4NAC, will be active as DQ0YOTA

     together with interested youngsters, drawing attention to the IARU

     Region 1 "December Youth Month". QRV from Aug. 14 to 16. QSL via

     OM2FY, OQRS.


FO, Marquesas Islands:

     Hiro, JI1JKW, is currently active as FO/JJ1JKW from Nuku Hiva

     Island (OC-027, WW Loc. BI90) until the 13th. QRV on 40-6m on CW

     and SSB. QSL via h/c.


G, England:

     GB0VJD, operated by members of the Yeovil Amateur Radio Club,

     commemorates the end of World War II 70 years ago. QRV on August

     15; special QSL via M0KRP (d/B), eQSL. http://www.yeovil-arc.com/


HH, Haiti:

     Doug, KD8CAO, will be on a "Medical Mission Trip" together with his

     wife to Jacmel (WW Loc. FK38rf). QRV as HH8/KD8CAO between Aug. 15

     and 22, mainly via SATs (SSB/FM via FO29, AO7, AO73, SO50) and a

     bit on HF (running QRP). QSL via h/c, LoTW.


JA, Japan:

     8J1SMC celebrates the creation of the city Isumi 10 years ago. QRV

     until 31 March 2016. QSLs automatically via bureau, direct via



     8N1F celebrates the founding of the city Fujiyoshida (AS-007, JCC

     1702, WW Loc. PM95) 65 years ago. QRV until 31 March 2016. QSL via



     Members of the Tokyo International Amateur Radio Association

     (TIARA) get on the air with the call 8J1JAUS to mark the 30th

     anniversary of reciprocal licensing between Japan and the USA. QRV

     for 6 months from August 8 on. QSL automatically via bureau.


OK, Czech Republic:

     Members of the radio club Kunovice operate as OL200SDB to honour

     the 200th birthday of St. Don Bosco. QRV until August 22. QSL via

     OK2KYD, OQRS.


PA, Netherlands:

     Members of the Dutch Amateur Radio Emergency Service operate

     PD6DARES during a day of emergency and safety awareness in

     Hardenberg (province Ijsselland) on August 15. QSL via PD7HJ.



SM, Sweden:

     Special event station SK7BORE draws attention to the steam-powered

     ice-breaker S/S Bore, which started service in 1894 and still runs

     its original machine. QRV on Aug. 15/16. QSL via SK7DX.


SP, Poland:

     Chris, SP2UKM, celebrates his 25 years on the air with the call

     SN25K until August 30. QSL via SP2UKM (d/B), eQSL.


     HF21BSC operates in the context of a Pottery Festival in

     Boleslawiec. QRV until Sept. 30, QSL via SQ6DGB (d/B).


YO, Romania:

     YQ0BIKE (by members of the radio club YO6KNE) operates during the

     Cycling Tour of Szeklerland. QRV until the end of the month, QSL

     via OQRS (d/B).


Other stuff:



     Tom, 9A2AA, informs that the permit for 4U20B as been extended

     until the end of the year. The call is mostly operated by Ivo,

     9A3A, of the UN Global Service Center in Brindisi. QSL via 9A2AA






S79C - Coetivy Island (AF-119):

     Ops Christian/EA3NT, Dave/EI9FBB, Col/ MM0NDX, Ronald/PA3EWP,

     Jacek/ SP5APW, and Craig/VK5CE plan to activate Coetivy Island

     (AF-119) for the first time between November 15 and 23. QRV as S79C

     on 40-10m on CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via M0OXO (OQRS).



XX9, Macao:

     Janusz, SP9FIH and Bogdan, SP2FUD, will be active from Colonae

     Island (AS-075, WW Loc. OL62sc), Macao, between October 16 and 28.

     QRV on 40-10m on SSB and RTTY. http://www.xx9.dxpeditions.org/



Abbreviations in this DXNL:


ARLHS    Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society

DARES    Dutch Amateur Radio Emergency Service

DDFM     Diplome des Departements Francais de la Metropole

DIFM     Diplome des Iles de la France Metropolitaine

DPF      Diplome of the Provinces of France

GIOTA    Greek Islands On The Air

GLHA     German Lighthouse Award

ILLW     International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend

IOSA     Island of Scotland Award

IOTA     Islands on the Air

JCC      Japan Century City

LoTW     Logbook of the World

MIA      Mediterranean Sea Island Award

OQRS     Online QSL Request System

TIARA    Tokyo International Amateur Radio Association

WAB      Worked All Britain

WCA      World Castles Award

WLOTA    World Lighthouse On The Air Award



Upcoming Contests:


15./16.08.             SARTG WW RTTY Contest

15./16.08.             RDA Contest

15./16.08.             Keymen's Club of Japan Contest

15./16.08.             North American QSO Party



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-064; ZS, Western Cape Province South West group: Grant/ZS1GS,

     Liz/ZS1XS, Ash/ZS1ASH, and Mari/ZS1MW plan an activation of Dassen

     Island (WLOTA 0423, WW Loc. JF96bn) for August 15/16, depending on

     wx conditions. QRV as ZS1FUN, QSLs to be requested via

     zs1fun.sa[at]gmail.com. http://zs1fun.co.za/


EU-001; SV5, Dodecanese: Volker, DL1ZB, will be active again as

     SV5/DL1ZB from Kos (GIOTA DKS-043, MIA MGD-016, WW Loc. KM36)

     between the 12th of August and the 29th of September. QRV on 20-6m

     on SSB, RTTY, SSTV, and PSK63. QSL via DL1ZB (B), LoTW, eQSL.


EU-009, GM/MM, Orkney: Members of the Orkney Amateur Radio Club are

     heading to South Walls Island (IOSA OR-01, WAB HY22, WW Loc.

     IO89id) to operate from Cantick Head Lighthouse (ILLW UK95) between

     Aug. 14 and 17. QRV as GB1OL, QSL via MM5DWW.



EU-038, PA, Noord Holland/ Friesland/ Groningen Province group: A

     team with the call PA6FUN activates Schiermonnikoog Island (WW Loc.

     JO33bl) from the 14th to 16th. QRV on 40-10m on SSB, CW, and RTTY.

     QSL via PA3HHT (d/B).


EU-064; F, Pays de la Loire Region group: Geoffrey, F4FVI, and

     Chris, HB9ELV, get on the air as TM4NOI from Noirmoutier Island on

     August 13 and 14. QSOs count towards the French Island Diplom (DIFM

     AT-020), the French Department Diplom (DDFM La Vendee 85), and the

     French Region Diplom (DPF Pay de la Loire). QRV on all HF bands.

     QSL via F4FVI (d/B), eQSL, LoTW.


EU-157; F, Bretagne Region group: Jim/G3RTE, Phil/G3SWH, and

     Matt/MJ0ASP are going to pay the uninhabited island Cezembre (DIFM

     MA-008, WW Loc. IN88xq; DPF06, DDFM 35) from the 16th to 19th. QRV

     as F/G6AY/p on 30-6m, only during daytime-hours, as overnight stays

     on the island are not permitted. The island is also a part of

     FFF-071 (Baie de Lancieux, Baie de l'Arguenon, Archipel de St.Malo

     et Dinard). QSL via G3SWH (d/B), OQRS.



EU-171; OZ, Jylland North group: Marten/OV2T, Johan/OU2DX, and Jan,

     OZ/PA7JWC, are currently operating from Saeby until the 15th. QSL

     for OZ/PA7JWC via h/c (d/B), LoTW; OV2T and OU2DX via PA0ABM (d/B).


NA-057; HR, Bahia Islands: John, AD8J, will be vacationing on

     Roatan Island between the 13th and 18th. QRV holiday-style as

     HR9/AD8J on 40-10m on CW between 19z and 04z. QSL via AD8J (d),



NA-075; VE7, British Columbia Province (Gulf Islands) group: Mike,

     VE7ACN, operates holiday-style as VE7ACN/7 from Thetis Island

     between the 11th and 14th. QSL via VE7ACN (d/B).


NA-204; CO5/6, Matanzas/ Villa Clara/ Sancti Spiritus Province

     group: T46BC is the call of an IOTA/LH expedition carried out by


     and CO6RLD from the LH Cayo Bahia de Cadiz (ARLHS CUB-015, ILLW

     CU0011). QRV from the 14th to 17th with three stations on 80-6m on

     CW and SSB. QSL via IZ1GDB (d).


OC-262; YB4-5, Sumatra's Coastal Islands South: Imam's, YB4IR, next

     IOTA activity will bring him to Tikus Island from the 14th to the

     17th. QRV as YB4IR/p. QSL via h/c (d/B), OQRS.


     SA-055; LU, Buenos Aires (Delta del Parana) Province group: A group

     of Argentine amateurs (LU1AET, LU1AMH, LU1ARG, LU1BCE, LU2BPM,

     LU8ARI, and LW3DN) will be active as LU4AA/D from the Isla Martin

     Gracia. QRV from the 13th until the 18th on 80-10m on SSB, CW, and

     digital modes. The group will also participate in the ILLW and the

     SARTG WW RTTY Contest. QSL via LU4AA (d/B).



International Lighthouse / Lightship Weekend ===========================================

The weekend of Aug. 15/16 will see the 18th International Lighthouse / Lightship Weekend. Up to now more than 450 activities have been registered:



9M4, One Fathom Bank Lighthouse:

     9M2RDX, 9W2FLD, 9W2AEV, 9W2MCK, 9M2BAL, 9W2JOC, 9W2SSS, 9W2BMW, and

     SWL Dzul activate the LH One Fathom Bank (ILLW MY0015, ARLHS

     WMA-00, WW Loc. OJ02mv) as 9M4LHO on 40-2m on CW, SSB, and PSK. QSL

     via 9M2RDX (d).


CE, Punta Corona Lighthouse:

     Rodrigo/CE4KCA, Mauricio/CE7KF, and Bruno/CE7PGO are going to

     participate in the ILLW from Punta Corona Lighthouse (ARLHS

     CHI-013, WLOTA 0750, WW Loc. FE38bf) on the Isla Grande de Chiloe

     (SA-018). QRV as CB7FC on SSB and digital modes. QSL via CE7PGO



CX, Lighthouse Punta del Este:

     The radio club Uruguayo joins the ILLW as CW1R from the LH Punta

     del Este (ARLHS URU-008, ILLW UY0005, WW Loc. GF25ma). QRV on

     80-10m on CW, SSB, and digital modes running at least two stations.

     QSL via Radio Club Uruguayo (d/B). http://www.cx1aa.org/


CO, Lighthouse Cayo Jutias:

     Members of the Federacion de Radioaficionados de Cuba (FRC), the

     Cuban DX Group, and the Esperanto Cuban Society (KEA) will be

     activating the LH Cayo Jutias (ILLW CU-0009, ARLHS CUB-022, WLOTA

     4133) auf Cayo Jutias (NA-093) as T41C. QRV on 160m-70cm on CW,

     SSB, and digital modes. QSL via N2OO (d), LoTW.


CO, Lighthouse Colon:

     Members of the Camaguey Contest Crew (Josue/CO7RR, Sandor/CO7SF,

     Pancho/ CO7FR, Nelcido/CO7DS, and Pavel/CO7WT) team up as T47LH to

     activate the LH Colon on NA-015. QRV on HF and SO-50. QSL route to

     be announced on the air.


DL, Leuchtturm Dahmeshoeved:

     Werner, DK3WM, takes DL65DARC to LH Dahmeshoeved (ILLW DE0003,

     ARLHS FED-069, GLHA 15) for the ILLW. QSL via DF1QR (d/B), Werner

     plans to design a special card for this one.


F, Lighthouse Gravelines:

     TM0LHG gets on the air from LH Gravelines (ARLHS FRA-751, WW Loc.

     JO11ba). QRV mostly in SSB, QSL via PA0HEL (d/B).


G, Rua Reidh Lighthouse:

     David, G4IAR, will be active from Rua Reidh Lighthouse (ILLW

     UK0193, WAB NG79, GMFF-081) as GB5RR. QSL via G4IAR (d), eQSL.


K, Block Island North Light:

     The team of K1L activates Block Island North Light (NA-031, ILLW

     US0200) on HF (SSB, CW, PSK, RTTY). QSL via NM1Y (d), LoTW.


KP4, Los Morillos Lighthouse:

     Members of the Cofresi Radio Club will be active as KP4LH from Los

     Morillos Lighthouse (ILLW PR0001, ARLHS PUR-002, NA-099). Their

     operation is dedicated to their friend Carlos Torress (SK) -

     KP4UNO. QSL via WP4DT (d).


OZ, Kegnaes Lighthouse:

     Kuddel/DK5KA, Uli/DL7UB, and Uwe/DL1UWE work as OZ13LH from Kegnaes

     Lighthouse (EU-029, ILLW DK0003). QSL via DL1UWE (d/B).


VK, Cape Borda LH/ Cape du Coudic LH:

     Rob, VK4AAC, plans an activation of Cape Borda Lighthouse (ILLW

     AU0125) as VK4AAC/5 on the 15th, and of Cape du Couedic Lighthouse

     (ILLW AU0126) on the 16th. QRV with a focus on 40 and 20m. Both

     lighthouses are located on Kangaroo Island (OC-139). QSL via VK4AAC

     (d), eQSL.




WWFF Activities




CW: 28044 24894 21044 18084 14044 10124 7024 3544 kHz

SSB: 28444 24944 21244 18144 14244 7144 3744 kHz


DK0DFF - Activities:

     Babs, DL7AFS and Lot, DJ7ZG, are going to activate the Nature

     Reserve Breitenbachtal (DLFF-210) for the first time on the 15th

     with the call DK0DFF (special DOK WWFF). On the 16th they take the

     call to "Naturpark Schoenbuch" (DLFF-108) and the castle

     Bebenhausen (WCA DL-01696, NEW WCA). QSL via bureau.


Mt. Olympus National Park - SVFF-002:

     Adamos/SV2KGA, George/SV2CNE, Mike/ SV1QED, SV2KTJ, and SY2BIK

     activate this reference on the 13th and 14th with the call

     SZ2RCP/p. QSL via bureau.


YF1AR/p from YBFF-016:

     Budi, YF1AR, regrets that he had to cancel his plans to activate

     Mount Halimun Salak National Park on Aug. 8/9. Unexpectedly he had

     problems with his antennas, but hopes to return to the park within

     the next two weeks for another try.