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            DXNL 1955 - September 23, 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



3D, Fiji:

     Watch out for Aki, JA1NLX, to be active as 3D2YA from Yangeta

     Island (OC-156) between the 23rd and 28th. QRV on 40-10m on CW,

     RTTY, and SSB. QSL via JA1NLX (d), OQRS.



     Kazu, JA8ECS will be QRV from Suva in holiday style between the

     23rd and 28th as 3D2YJ, mostly SSB. QSL via JA8ECS (d/B).


3W, Vietnam:

     Mal, VK6LC, has been actice from Vietnam during the past 15 years.

     This year he will operate as XV2VTC from Vung Tau between the 24th

     and 30th. QRV on 20, 17, and 15m on CW. QSL via VK6LC (d).


CT3, Madeira Island:

     DJ2YA, DJ6QT, DJ7JC, DK1QH, DK4QT, DL6TK, and DG7GB are teaming up

     to work as CR3L in the CQWW DX RTTY Contest (Multi/Multi). QSL via

     DJ6QT (B).


DL, Germany:

     DL65DARC will be run by district Ruhrgebiet (L) from the 21st to

     27th, and by district Saar (Q) from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4. DK65DARC

     will be activated by districts Berlin (D) and Nordrhein (R) during

     the respective time periods.


DU, Philippines:

     James, DU3JH and Larry, DU3LA, operate the RTTY contest together as

     DX3R. QSL via LoTW.


E5, North Cook Islands:

     Rob/N7QT, YL Melanie/N7BX, and Grant/KZ1W will be active as E51MQT,

     E51MBX, and E51MKW from Manihiki Atoll (OC-014). QRV between Sept.

     29 and Oct. 27 on 160-10m on CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via N7BX (d/B),



E5, South Cook Islands:

     Al, K7AR, works as E51AAR from Rarotonga (OC-013) between the 24th

     and 29th (including the RTTY contest) from Andy's (E50A) shack. QSL

     via K7AR, ClubLog.


EA, Spain:

     Members of the Alicante Radioamateur Union (EA5URA) celebrate their

     club's 25th anniversary on the air with the call ED5URA until the

     end of the month. QSL via EA5URA (d/B). http://www.ea5ura.org/


FO, French Polynesia:

     Moto, JA1GZV, is currently active as TX7A from Moorea Island

     (OC-046) until the end of October. QRV on 40-15m. QSL via JA1GZV



HB0, Liechtenstein:

     Fred, DL5YM and Tina, DL5YL, will be holidaying in Masescha (1300m

     asl) from the 23rd until Oct. 9. QRV as HB0/homecalls with a focus

     on Japan and VK/ZL; Tina plans to concentrate on the low bands

     during the morning hours (CW and RTTY). They will also join the

     RTTY contest as HB0/DL5YM. QSL via homecalls (d/B).


KH2, Guam:

     Tak, JR1EFG, plans to operate as KH2/KU0Q from Guam (OC-026)

     between the 24th and 28th. QRV on 40-10m on CW and SSB. QSL via

     JR1EFG (d).


LU, Argentina:

     Hoc/LU5BE, Henry/LU8EFF, and Leo/LU3AAL will be active from the

     rare Province of Formosa between the 24th and 27th, signing their

     homecalls/GR. QRV on 80, 40, 20, 17, 15, and 10m on CW, SSB, PSK31,

     JT65, and SSTV. QSL via homecalls. http://lu5be.blogspot.com.ar/


LX, Luxembourg:

     John/PE1RZU, Johan/PE2J, Gerrit/PG3VA, and Henk-Jan/PH1JB will get

     on the air as LX/PE2J between Sept. 26 and Oct. 3 on 40, 20, 15,

     and 10m (SSB only); 6m depending on condx. QSL via PE2J (B),



PJ4, Bonaire:

     Frank, PH2M, returns to Bonaire to work again as PJ4M from the 26th

     until Oct. 11. QRV on 80-10m on SSB. QSL via PH2M (d/B), LoTW.


PJ5/6, Saba and St. Eustatius:

     Jeff/NM1Y, Tim/K5AC, and Victor/WB0TEV will be active as

     PJ6/homecalls from the 23rd to 29th (PJ6A during the RTTY contest).

     QRV on 80-10m on CW, SSB, and RTTY. Ask for QSL info on the air,

     PJ6A via ClubLog OQRS. http://www.pj6a.com/


SP, Poland:

     Henryk, SP6OPZ, celebrates 30 years as a ham with the call SP30OPZ

     until the end of September. QSL via SP6OPZ (d/B).


T2, Tuvalu:

     Stan/LZ1GC, Lubo/OM5ZW, and John/KK7L plan to be active from

     Funafuti Island (OC-015, T2FF-0001, WW Loc. RI91ol) as T2GC between

     Sept. 24 and October 4. QRV on 160-6m on CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via

     LZ1GC (d/B), LoTW. http://www.c21gc.com/


V3, Belize:

     Andre, DL1AS, is currently active as V31DL until mid-October. QRV

     on 160-6m, lots of modes except CW, running a IC-756ProIII and an

     Expert amplifier. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, direct (qrz.com).


V4, St. Kitts and Nevis:

     Al, W6HGF, is going to pay Calypso Bay on St. Kitts (NA-104) a

     visit from Sept. 24 to Oct. 4. QRV as V4/W6HGF mainly on RTTY, of

     course also during the contest. For a time he will be visited by

     his son Ed, KK4PHP, signing V4/homecall. QSL via homecalls, LoTW.


V6, Micronesia:

     Naoki, JS3LSQ, will be active on 15 and 10m (RTTY) as V63WJ from

     Pohnpei (OC-010) between the 28th and Oct. 4. QSL via JS3LSQ (d/B).


V7, Marshall Islands:

     Mami/JP3AYQ (V73YL), Sanny/JJ3CIG (V73H), Takio/JH3QFL (V73A), and

     Kay/JH3AZC (V73EME) plan to work holiday-style from Majuro Island

     (OC-029) between the 24th and 28th. QRV on 40-6m on CW, SSB, RTTY,

     and JT65A. QSL via homecalls (d/B).


VP9, Bermuda:

     Ops George/K3GP, Laurence/K8UT, Ray/ND8L, and James/WW3S join

     forces to work as VP9I in the RTTY contest (Multi/Single, low

     power). QRV outside the contest signing VP9/homecalls. QSL VP9I via

     WW3S, LoTW.


YB, Indonesia:

     Also look out for Ronald, YB8ROP, during the RTTY contest (Single

     op, all bands). QSL via LoTW, direct.


ZS, South Africa:

     A group of hams from the Western Cape and the Northern Cape will be

     active "The Hell" in the Swartberg Nature Reserve from the 24th to

     27th as ZS9HEL. QRV on 160, 80, 40, and 20m on SSB; 30m and 5290kHz

     depending on local circumstances. QSL via bureau, eQSL.




Abbreviations in this DXNL:


DIFM     Diplome des Iles de la France Metropolitaine

IOTA     Islands on the Air

LoTW     Logbook of the World

OQRS     Online QSL Request System

USi      United States Islands Awards

WCA      World Castles Award

WLOTA    World Lighthouse On The Air Award



Upcoming Contests:


26./27.09.             CQWW DX RTTY Contest

26./27.09.             Texas QSO Party

27.09.                 Kurzcontest Ruhrgebiet

28.09.                 DIG PA Contest



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



EU-004; EA6, Balearic Islands: Jose, EA5IDQ, will be active as

     EA6/EA5IDQ from the 24th until Oct. 4 from EAFF-0061. QRV on 40-10m

     on SSB and RTTY, with a focus on WARC and RTTY. QSL via EA5IDQ



EU-013; GJ/MJ, Jersey: Kazu, M0CFW, returns once more to Jersey

     (WLOTA 0818) for the RTTY contest. QRV as MJ5Z on all bands, before

     and after the contest as MJ0CFW (24th to 29th). QSL for both calls

     via ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.


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

     Roland, DL1EAL, plans to get on the air holiday-style from Texel as

     PA/DL1EAL between the 26th and Oct. 8. QRV on 40-10m on CW, SSB,

     and digital modes with a vertical antenna and 100W. QSL via DL1EAL

     (d/B), eQSL, LoTW.


EU-048; F, Bretagne (Morbihan) Region group: Pascale/F4HLR,

     Lionel/F5HNQ, and Pascal/ F8CGL are going to activate

     Belle-Ile-en-Mer (DIFM AT-015) as TM48B from the 24th until Oct. 1.

     QRV on HF (mainly SSB). QSL via F5HNQ (d/B), LoTW.


EU-116; GD/MD, Isle of Man: Members of the DX Interceptors ARC

     (MS0IXD) will be active as MT0IXD on the 23rd and 24th. QSL via

     M0OXO, LoTW.


NA-106; KP2, U.S. Virgin Islands: Jim/AD5OW, Jeffrey/N5TIT, and

     Debbie/KF5MEG, all members of the East Mississippi Field Unit

     (WE5DX) will be active from St. Croix Island (USi VI-002S, WLOTA

     2477). QRV between the 23rd and 30th; during the contest as

     KP2/WE5DX, KP2/homecalls at other times on 80-10m on SSB, RTTY, and

     PSK31. QSLs via homecalls (d/B), LoTW, eQSL.


OC-144; YB4, Bangka and Belitung Islands: Din, YB8RW, will be

     active from Bangka Island as YB8RW/4 on the 26th to 28th. QRV on

     20-10m on SSB and CW. QSL via YB8RW (d), OQRS.


OC-197, YB3, Bawean Island: A large team, led by YB3CC and further

     consisting of YB3EZ, YB3LZ, YB3MM, YB3QZ, YB8RW, YD3ARY, YD3BFX,

     and YD3ISB is going to operate as YE3B from the Bawean Islands

     between the 24th and 27th. The group activates Noko Island on the

     24th, Gunung Selayar Island on the 25th, and Bawean Island on the

     26th and 27th. QSL via YB3MM.


SA-026; PP5, Santa Catarina State Centre group: Martin, LU9EFO, is

     going to operate from Santa Catarina Island between the 21st and

     30th as PP5/homecall. He also plans a short trip to SA-027 during

     that time. QSL via F4BHW (d), LU9EFO (B).