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DXNL 1955 - September 23, 2015
*** 65 years DARC *** 1950 - 2015 ***
a free and weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF contesting"
Editor: Klaus Poels, DL7UXG
translation by: Oliver Bock, DJ9AO
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).
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
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.
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.
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
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).
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
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/
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),
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/
Henryk, SP6OPZ, celebrates 30 years as a ham with the call SP30OPZ
until the end of September. QSL via SP6OPZ (d/B).
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/
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.
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).
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
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
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 (email@example.com)
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
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).