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DXNL 1911 - November 19, 2014
*** 60 years DXNL *** 1954 - 2014 ***
a free and weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF contesting"
Editor: Klaus Poels, DL7UXG
translation by: Oliver Bock, DJ9AO
Ten-Ten organises an activity weekend on Nov. 22/23 to liven up
10m. Among their special event stations to take part are W6OI/p
(via N9AC), VE9TEN (via VE9KM), and DL0X (via DL8YBM, d/B) from
Tony, KM0O pays a visit to Danang between Nov. 25 and Dec. 24. He
plans to operate as 3W3O on all bands in the CQ WW DX CW Contest.
Before and after he wants to focus on 160 and 80. QSL via KM0O
(d/B), LoTW. QSLs will not be send out before at least summer 2015.
4S, Sri Lanka:
Bernd/DK7TF, Juergen/DH6ICE, and Juergen/DH0RAK, members of the
Lufthansa Amateur Radio Club Frankfurt will get on the air as
4S7DLG between Nov. 15 and 27 from Sri Lanka (AS-003). QSL via
Markus, DJ4EL, has uploaded his 5Z4/DJ4EL log (9450 QSOs) from
AF-040 to LoTW. Requests for direct QSLs are possible via email.
Special event station CO0SS is going to draw attention to the two
Cuban World Heritage Cities Sancti Spiritus and Trinidad, who both
look back on 500 years of history. QRV from the 21st to 23rd on
40-10m in CW, SSB, PSK, SSTV, and RTTY. QSL via EA5GL.
EA8, Canary Islands:
EG8ARC operates in the context of the Atlantic Rallye for Cruisers,
which starts at Gran Canaria and ends at Santa Lucia Island with
about 1200 sailors participating on 200 boats. QRV Nov. 17 to 23,
QSL via EA8URL.
FK, New Caledonia:
Nobuaki, JA0JHQ, will be active as FK/JH0JHQ from Noumea (OC-032,
DIFO FK-001, WLOTA 1280) between the 21st and 23rd. QRV on 80, 40,
20, 15, and 10m, with operation on 17 and 12m depending on local
conditions of space. QSL via JA0JHQ (d/B).
HC8, Galapagos Islands:
Alexey/HC2AO, Anton/OG2K, Sergey/R4WAA, Alexa/RA1AGL, YL
Elena/RC5A, Yuri/RM0F, and Sergey/UA1ANA will put San Cristobal
Island (SA-004, WLOTA 0094, HCFF-004, WW Loc. EI59pc) on the air
from Nov. 22 until Dec. 6. Their callsign is not known so far. The
group plans to work on HF and also to participate in the CQWW
Contest with a M/2 entry.QSL via RC5A, LoTW.
8J125SSI marks the 125th anniversary of the town Shisui (AS-007, WW
Loc. QM05) on the bands until 31 March 2015. QSL automatically via
8J1KP celebrates the 60th anniversary of Koganei Park, the second
largest park in the Metropolitan Tokyo Area. QRV Nov. 22 to Dec.
31, QSL via bureau.
KH8, American Samoa:
Masa, JH3PRR, pays Tutuilla Island (OC-045, USi AS007S, WLOTA 4385)
a visit from Nov. 24 until Dec. 1. QRV as KH8B solely on 160m, but
on all bands during the CQWW contest. QSL via JH3PRR (d), LoTW,
OQRS to be made available.
PA, The Netherlands:
PD6SINT celebrates the Sinterklaas Fest on the air from Nov. 17 to
Dec. 14. A special QSL is available via the bureau.
Alex, DL1NX (PY2SEX), will be holidaying on Bonaire Island (SA-006,
WLOTA 1279, PAFF-024) between Nov. 25 and Dec. 2. QRV as PJ4S with
his KX3, including a single-band activity on 10m during the CQWW
contest. QSL via DL1NX (d/B), LoTW.
Operators Scott/W4PA, Brad/W7FT, Robert/S53R, Peter/PJ4NX, and
Steve/PJ4DX will be active from Bonaire between Nov. 19 and Dec. 1,
signing PJ4/homecalls. QRV on HF, with a focus on 160m and WARC,
PJ4/WF7T mainly in digital modes. Their call during the contest
will be PJ4Q. QSL via homecalls, PJ4Q via W4PA (d).
Jeff/KU8E, John/K4BAI, Hans/PJ4LS, Dennis/K2SX, and Leslie/W2LK
form a team to work as PJ4A during the contest. QRV also before and
after from Nov. 25 to Dec. 2 as PJ4/homecalls on 160-10m in CW,
SSB, and digital modes. QSL for PJ4/K4BAI, PJ4/KU8E and PJ4A via
K4BAI, all others via homecalls.
V4, St. Kitts and Nevis:
Andy, N2NT, pays a visit to St. Kitts from Nov. 19 until Dec. 1.
QRV as V47NS on HF in CW and SSB, V47T during the contest. QSL for
both calls via W2RQ.
VK9L, Lord Howe Island:
With Joe, DF7TH, now off the island VK9DLX is QRT. All in all they
put 116,500 QSOs into their log, plus an additional 11,500 as
VK9LM. OQRS is available now. http://oqrs.lagunaria-dx-group.org/
Masa/JN3NFQ (K1GI), Kei/KG2A (JJ1RJR), and Aki/JK1PIU (AF6WX), get
on the air as VP2EIM, VP2ERJ, and VP2EWX respectively from Anguilla
(NA-022, WLOTA 1474) between the 22nd and 30th. QRV on 80-10m in
SSB, CW, and RTTY, also operating the contest as time permits. QSL
VP2EIM via JA1HGY (d), ClubLog, VP2ERJ via KG2A (d), VP2EWX via
AF6WX. All logs will be uploaded to ClubLog. http://qsl.net/vp2eim/
Rich/KE1B and Anna/W6NN spend a holiday on Anguilla between Nov. 23
and Dec. 1. QRV as VP2EAQ and VP2EAR on 40-10m in SSB, CW, and
RTTY. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW upon their return and to
ClubLog while they are on the island. QSL via KE1B (d/B), LoTW,
AT1JCB, operated by Rajesh, VU2EXP, celebrates the birthday (30
Nov. 1858) of the Indian scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose. QRV from
Nov. 21 until Dec. 9 in digital modes on 10, 15, 20, and 40m. QSL
via VU2EXP (d), LoTW, eQSL. http://www.qsl.net/vu2msy/JCBOSE.htm
W1AW will be active /4 from Florida and /5 from Arkansas during the
upcoming week. http://www.arrl.org/centennial-qso-party
Alejandro, XE1EE, celebrates his 20 years of amateur radio on the
air with the call 4A5XX. QRV from Nov. 24 onwards until Nov. 23
next year on HF. QSL via LZ3HI, XE1EE (d), LoTW, eQSL.
Vladimir/RN5A, Vlad/UA3A, Andrey/R6MG, and yl Liliya/RN3AQU are
currently active as XU7AEZ. They activated Koh Rong Samloem Island
(AS-133) between Nov. 13 and 16 and will also participate in the
CQWW contest. QSL via RX3F.
Mike, AJ9C, plans another contest operation as YN2CC. QRV from Nov.
25 until Dec. 3 from Granada. QRV before and after the contest on
HF in CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via AJ9C (d/B), LoTW, ClubLog.
ZD8, Ascension Island:
Henri, OH3JR, is going to operate as ZD8JR between Nov. 14 and Dec.
1. QRV on HF in CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via OH3JR.
Alex, UN7PCZ, confirms plans for 2-week long expedition to Bouvet
some time in December 2015 or January 2016. More information to
C5, The Gambia:
A group of British DXers plans to be active between Jan 15 and 26
next year from the Ocean Villa Heights Lodge near Banjul. QRV as
C5X on 160-10m in CW, SSB, RTTY, and PSK, also for the CQ WW DX
160m Contest. Operators are Steve/G3VMW, Alan/G3XAQ, Don/G3XTT, and
Iain/M0PCB. QSL via M0OXO (OQRS), LoTW, ClubLog.
FO/A, Austral Islands:
Wayne, KK6BT, plans to activate Raivavae Island (OC-114) as TX5W
between 5 and 11 of January 2015. QRV on 40-10m, solely in SSB. QSL
via KE8G. http://www.tx5w.com/
Abbreviations in this DXNL:
ARLHS Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
DIB Diploma Ilhas Brasileiras
DICE Diploma Islas de Chile
DIFO Diplome des Iles Francaises d'Outre Mer LoTW Logbook of the World OQRS Online QSL Request System
USi United States Islands Awards
WLOTA World Lighthouse On The Air Award
21./22.11. UFT-YL-CW Contest
22./23.11. LZ DX Contest
IOTA Compiled by Friedrich, DL4BBH (firstname.lastname@example.org)
CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz
AS-013; 8Q, Maldive Islands: Vadim/R9DX, Serge/UA8DX, and
Igor/UA9CDC will be active again as 8Q7DV from Sun Island (WLOTA
0317, WW Loc. KM39at) between Nov. 24 and Dec. 4. Their main focus
will be the CQWW contest. QSL via R9DX (d/B), ClubLog, LoTW.
AS-099; TA, Canakkale / Balikesir / Izmir Province group: The
annual expedition of the Bulgarian Elecraft team takes operators
Nick/LZ1NK, Christo/LZ3FN, Plamen/ LZ1DCW, Illian/LZ1CNN,
Nick/LZ3ND, Nasko/LZ3YY, Yasar/TA3D, Mustafa/TA2TX,
Mirislav/LZ1MBU, and Krasi/LZ2UW to Bozcaada Island (WLOTA 0085).
QRV Nov. 19 to 25 with their homecalls/TA0, during the contest as
TC0A. QSL for TC0A via LoTW (preferred) or LZ1NK.
AS-200; JA5, Shikoku's Coastal Islands: Tosy/JA3FGJ, Ross/JA3HBF,
and Hid/JA3KGF will be active with their homecalls/5 from Shodo
Island between Nov. 20 and 23. QRV on 40-10m in CW, SSB, and RTTY.
QSL via h/c, bureau preferred.
AS-200; JA5, Shikoku's Coastal Islands: Also active from Shodo will
be Take/JI3DST as JI3DST/5 (CW and SSB) and JS6RRR/5 (RTTY and FM).
QRV from Nov. 22 to 25, QSL via homecalls (d/B).
NA-024; J3, Grenada: Rob/DL7VOA will be active holiday-style as
J34O from Grenada (WLOTA 0718) between Nov. 22 and Dec. 6. QRV on
40-10m, mainly in CW. He will also participate in the CQWW contest.
QSL via DL7VOA (d/B).
NA-105; FS/PJ7, St Martin: John/K9EL will be active again as
FS/K9EL from St. Martin (WLOTA 0383, DIFO FS-001). between Nov. 19
and Dec. 2. QRV on 160-10m, including the contest. QSL via K9EL
(d/B), ClubLog, LoTW, eQSL.
NA-107; FM, Martinique: Dimitry/UT5UGR is going to work as FM/KL7WA
between Nov. 24 and Dec. 1 from Martinique. QRV on HF in CW and
SSB, during the contest as TO7A. QSL for both calls only direct via
NA-122; HI, Dominican Republic's Coastal Islands: A team of 20
mostly very experienced CW operators is going to activate Saona
Island (WLOTA 2304, HIFF-003) as HI2DX from the 19th to the 23rd.
QRV on 160-6m in CW, SSB, and digital modes, running 7 stations for
a goal of 100000 QSOs. QSL via M0URX (d/B), OQRS.
OC-019; KH6/KH7, Hawaiian Islands: Kevin/W4KLS will be active from
Oahu Island (WW Loc. BG11bg) as W4KLS/KH6 from the 15th to the
22nd. QSL via h/c (d/B).
OC-151; YB9, Tenggara Timur Islands: Juergen/DL7UVO and
Burkhard/DL3KZA plan to put Komodo Island (WW Loc OI91rk) and
Flores (WLOTA 0089 & 0026) on the air from the 17th to the 27th
signing YB9/homecalls. QRV on HF in CW and SSB. The islands are
part of the Komodo National Park (WWFF YBFF-027). QSL via DL7UVO
(d/B), OQRS; DL3KZA (B).
OC-172; VK4, Queensland State (North Coast) Centre group und
OC-187; VK4, Queensland State (North Coast) North group: Lyn/VK4EI
informs the ham community that she won't be on OC-227 during
November and parts of December. She travels on a boat during that
time and hopes to activate OC-172 and OC-187, depending on wx
conditions. QSL via NR6M (d/B).
OC-210; YB8, Sangihe Islands: Ronald/ YC8ROP, Richard/YC8RBI,
Donny/YB8SX, Arnol/YC8TDK, and Denny/YC8UVH will activate Siau
Island from the 19th to the 23rd on all bands using their
homecalls/p. QSL via h/c, YC8ROP via W2FB.
SA-001; CE0/XR0, Easter Island: Look for Gerben/PG5M to work
holiday-style from Easter Island (WLOTA 0319, DICE ICE-001,
CEFF-027) between the 23rd and 28th as CE0/PG5M. QRV on HF in CW.
QSL via OQRS. http://www.dx.to/
SA-005; CE0/XR0, Juan Fernandez Archipelago: Felipe/CE5WQO is going
to get on the air as CE0Z/CE5WQO from Juan Fernandez (WLOTA 0153,
DICE ICE 004) between the 19th and 27th as CE0Z/homecall. QSL via
SA-024; PY2, Sao Paulo State West group: Operators Pera/PY2AE,
Murilo/PY2DS, Joao Carlos/ PU2KKE, Willian/PU2XIZ, and
Flavio/PU2KFL activate Bom Abrigo Island (WLOTA 1244, DIB SP-013,
ARLHS BRA-013) as PW2BA from the 20th to the 23rd. They plan to
also activate Cardoso Island (DIB SP-07) as ZX2CA. QRV on 80, 40,
20, 10, and 6m. QSL PW2BA via PY2AE (d/B), ZX2CA via PY2DS (d).
SA-099; PJ2, Curacao Island: Joeke/PA0VDV operates as PJ2/PA0VDV
from Curacao (WLOTA 0942) from Nov. 20 until Dec. 26. QRV solely in
CW, also taking part in the contest. QSL via PA0VDV (d/B).
US Island Award
Terry/W4YBV plans a Thanksgiving Expedition Special Event Station
as W4YBV/p on Nov. 22/23 with two first-time activations for the US
Island Award programme. He wants to activate Turkey Island (USi FL
496, WW Loc. EL89li) and Little Turkey Island (USi 497, WW Loc.
EL89lj) on 40, 20, 15, and 10m; QRV travelling to and from the
islands as W4YBV/mm. QSL via W4YBV (d).