DXNL 1909 - November 5, 2014 DX Newsletter
*** 60 years DXNL *** 1954 - 2014 ***
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4S, Sri Lanka: Peter, DC0KK, spends his time until 10 April 2015 in Sri Lanka and operates as 4S7KKG mainly in CW and digital modes. QSL via DC0KK (d/B), OQRS.
EA, Spain: Members of the Cartagena Team put the special event call EH5NSM on the air to commemorate the sinking of the Spanish Frigate "Nuestra Senora de Las Mercedes" during the battle at Cape Santa Maria (5 October 1804). QRV Nov. 1 to 16, QSL via EA5HRD (d/B). http://cartagenateam.blogspot.de/
FG, Guadeloupe: Members of the Radio Club de la Basse Terre (FG4KI) join the festivities around the Route du Rhum (see previous DXNLs) on the air with the call TO4R. QRV until Nov 16 on 160-6m in CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK, JT9, and JT65. QSL via FG1PP (d), LoTW, eQSL.
G, England: Members of the North Kent Radio Society draw attention to the history of Hall Place, a former stately home and communications centre during WWII, with the call GB0SFE. QRV until 15 March 2015. Operators on 8 November will be Peter/M0PBR und Kevin/2E0WCK, and on 9 November Andy/G8LMQ und Robin/M0RJT.
I, Italy: Ken/VE8DX operated as IT9/VE8DX during the end of October (also during the SSB contest). QSL via LY5W, only direct cards now, bureau cards will be available later.
KH8, American Samoa: Corrigendum to DXNL 1908: Cliff/KD6XH, John/N7CQQ, Mike/N9NS, and Paul/W8AEF will operate W1AW/KH8 between Nov. 5 and 11. QSL via W1AW, LoTW.
ON, Belgium: Mario, ON4KV, informs the DX community that members of the Belgian Railway Amateur Radio Club (BRARC) will put the special event call OR50FIRAC on the air between 8 Nov. and 12 Dec.http://www.firac.de/index. html
PA, The Netherlands: PA70BRD, run by Hans/PA0X, Louis/PA2LP, Edwin/PA7FRN, Bob/PB5X, and Joop/PB1GQE, commemorates the liberation of Breda 70 years ago. QRV until Nov. 11 on HF, VHF, and UHF. Special QSLs automatically via bureau.
PY, Brazil: ZW75PSO, operated by members of the Grupo de Radioamadores de Teresopolis, draws attention to the 74th anniversary of the national park Serra dos Orgaos. QRV on HF in CW, SSB, and digital modes. QSL via PY2AA (d/B). http://www.parnaso.tur.br/
SP, Poland: Polish amateurs operate the following special event calls between Nov. 8 and 25 for the national day of railway employees: 3Z2014DK, HF2014DK, and SN2014DK. They plan to operate together with FIRAC members (SP3RBQ, SP6BBE, SP6IEQ (3Z6M), SP6JOE, SP8AJC (SO8O), SP9JPA (3Z8Z), SQ2BXI, and SQ3RLC) on HF. A digital award is available for those with at least 3 contacts with these stations. QSL 3Z2014DK via SP8AJC, HF2014DK via SP6IEQ, SN2014DK via SP5DZC, all others via bureau. http://sp9jpa.blogspot.de/http://dzienkolejarza. blogspot.com
SN63D commemorates the end of the Warszaw Uprising (which lasted 63 days) 70 years ago. QRV until the end of the month from Lukow. QSL via SP8P (d/B).
T8, Palau: Toshiharu, JA3JND, plans to operate as T88ON from Palau Island (OC-009) between Nov. 7 and 11. QRV on 40-10m in CW, SSB, RTTY, and JT65; he also plans to participate in the WAE DX COntest (RTTY) and the JIDX Contest (SSB). QSL via JA3JND (d/B).
Hidenari, JA0FKK, operates as T88XC from the VIP Guest Hotel Free Radio Room on Koror Island (OC-009) between the 7th and 16th. QRV on HF in CW, SSB, and digital modes. He will also try for some contacts in the WAE contest. QSL via JA0FKK (d/B).
Tom/JA4BVU, Taka/JA4OK, and Koh/JA4BXL operate as T88SH, T88ZD, and T88ZE until the 5th to celebrate Taka's birthday and a previous trip 40 years ago. QRV on 30-10m in CW and SSB. QSLs via homecalls.
V6, Micronesia: Shinji/JF2SDR and Kazuhiro/JF2XQP are going to get on the air from the South Park Hotel on Phonpei Island (OC-010) between the 7th and 10th. QRV as V63PJ and V63NK on 40-6m in CW, SSB, RTTY, and SSTV-QSL via h/c (d/B).
V8, Brunei: A YL group consisting of Mio/JR3MVF, Evelyne/F5RPB, Ruth/IT9ESZ, and Walli/DJ6US will operate as V84YL in SSB and CW between Nov. 5 and 10. from Brunei (OC-088, WLOTA 1628, WW Loc. OJ74lv). QSL via DJ6US (d/B).
VK9L, Lord Howe Island: The main team of VK9DLX has left the island on October 30. Joe/DF7TH stays on until Nov. 4 and Robert/SP5XVY until Nov. 8. They continue to operate as VK9DLX. The Online QSL Request on ClubLog will be activated after their return.
W, USA: W1AW will be active during the upcoming week /0 from Kansas, /7 from Washington, and /KH8 from American Samoa (see above). http://www.arrl.org/centennial-qso-party https://centennial-qp.arrl.org/w1aw-portable-qsos.php
Documentary Archives Radio Communications: In the light of the upcoming expedition to Navassa (KP1), the organisation, based in Vienna, has supplemented its website with material regarding all previous expeditions. They will continue to upload more, including interviews with members of the team. Inquiries etc via office (at) dokufunk.org. www.dokufunk.org/navassa-e
DXSummit: DXSummit has developed a new layout which is available here to see and test:http://new.dxsummit.fi/#/
QSL-Manager K5XK: Ron, K5XK, no longer manages 3B6FQ, 3B7FQ, 3B8FQ, and 3B8BAE. QSLs to these calls now only via qrz.com addresses.
FO/A, Austral Islands: Wayne, KK6BT, plans an activity from Raivavae Island (OC-114) between January 5 and 11 as TX5W. QRV on 40-10m in SSB. He prepares a website for further information. QSL via KE8G (d).
KP1, Navassa Island: The website regarding K1N (call is confirmed now) is now online. At the moment the team consists of AA7JV, K0IR, K4UEE, K5AC, K9CT, KT4TTT, N2OO, N2TU, N4GRN, N6MZ, NA5U, NM1Y, W0GJ, W6IZT, and WB9Z. QSL via N2OO. http://www.navassadx.com/
Abbreviations in this DXNL: =========================== ARLHS Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society DIB Diploma Ilhas Brasileiras FIRAC Federation Internationale des Radio Amateurs Cheminots GIOTA Greek Islands On The Air LoTW Logbook of the World MIA Mediterranean Sea Island Award OQRS Online QSL Request System WLOTA World Lighthouse On The Air Award
Upcoming Contests ================= 08./09.11. WAE DX Contest (RTTY) 08./09.11. Japan Intern. DX Contest 08./09.11. Aktivitaetswochenende SH 08./09.11. OK-OM DX Contest
IOTA compiled by Friedrich, DL4BBH (firstname.lastname@example.org) ====
IOTA QRGs CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz
AS-072; 9M2, Perak State group: Operators Piju/ 9M2PJU, Rizal/9M2RDX, Khairul/ 9M2KRZ, Wak Mit/9M2TPT, Rosli/9M2RHQ, Zamri/9W2NMX, Ikmal/9W2EDU, Mat Meran/9W2VVN, Weerut/9W2RUT, Kopok /9W2JDY, and Izat/9W2RI get on the air from Pangkor Island (WLOTA 2532) on Nov. 8 and 9 as 9M2SE. QRV in CW and SSB on 40-10m. QSL only direct via 9M2RDX.
EU-001; SV5, Dodecanese: Rene/DL2JRM plans to operate holiday-style on HF as SV5/DL2JRM between Nov. 7 and 11 from Rhodos (GIOTA DKS-006, MIA MGD-028, WLOTA 0045). QSL via h/c (B).
NA-001; C6, Great Bahama Bank group: Steve/KG4LJB will be active as C6AJB from the 8th to the 15th from Eleuthera Island (WW Loc. FL15ve). QRV on HF mainly during the morning and evening hours. QSL via KG4LJB.
NA-101; J7, Dominica: Seth/SM0XBI returns to Dominica until 5 March 2015 and operates as J79XBI on all HF bands. QSL via SM5DJZ (d/B), LoTW, ClubLog.
NA-108; J6, St Lucia: Watch out for Gerd/DL7VOG operating as J6/DL7VOG from St. Lucia (WLOTA 1336) between Nov. 7 and Dec. 4. QRV on 80-6m in CW and RTTY. He is also going to participate in the WAE RTTY contest and the CQ WW CW Contest. QSL via DL7VOG (d/B).http://www.dl7vog.de
SA-090; YV5/YV6/YV7, Anzoategui State / Sucre State west group: Members of the Grupo DX Caracas activate the Islas Pirutu (WLOTA 3032, ARLHS VEN-046, WW Loc. FK70md) from the 7th to the 9th on HF. QSL via W4SO (d).
Calendar ======== start - end DX DXNL - 30.11. 2Axxx 1868 - 31.12. 3W3B 1815 08.11. - 25.11. 3Z2014DK 1909* 02.11. - 10.04.15 4S7KKG 1909* - 07.2015 4U20B 1895 13.10. - 09.11. 5B/DG1BH 1906 03.11. - 12.12. 5R8IC 1908 - 08.2017 5R8SV 1897 20.10. - 07.11. 5T0ITU 1907 - 2014 5Z4/LA4GHA 1827 - 2014 5Z4EE 1807 - 2014 6O0LA 1810/1827 - 2014 7P8CC 1807/1820 - 2014 7S400K 1866 01.11. - 30.11. 7U60AR 1908 - 2014 8J1AOBA 1870 18.07. - 02.2015 8J1ATUGI 1883 - 03.2015 8J1FC 1878 - 12.2014 8J1INUBO 1886 - 03.2015 8J1TGN 1878 20.04. - 31.01.2015 8J1ZC 1880 - 11.2014 8J2GAMA 1886 - 03.2015 8J2VE 1884 - 03.2015 8J3ZUKA 1866 31.07. - 08.2015 8J4J 1848 07.05. - 03.2015 8J4HKR 1885 - 11.2014 8J6GNB 1890 - 03.2015 8J7INORI 1892 11.08. - 31.12. 8J7KOR 1896 - 2014 8J7T 1865 01.04. - 31.10. 8J8JRCV 1881 - 03.2015 8J9ONO 1878 13.09. - 13.12. 8J150ZYG 1906 01.10. - 31.05.2015 8J160KSW 1904 01.04. - 31.12. 8N1NRT 1878 01.04. - 31.12. 8N1S60A 1878 01.09. - 30.11. 8N2S5X 1908 08.08. - 16.11. 8N4ARDF 1896 01.11. - 06.11. 8P9MC 1908 29.10. - 11.11. 8Q7OO 1908 29.03. - 31.12. 9A90Z 1880 - 11.2014 9G5AC 1843 31.10. - 16.11. 9H3GK 1908 08.11. - 09.11. 9M2SE 1909* 31.10. - 20.11. 9N7BM 1908 23.09. - 05.11. 9N7CJ 1902 - 10.2014 9V1RM 1751 21.10. - 03.11. A52CF 1906 - 2014 A91YA 1874 - 20.11.14 AF1G/C6A 1865/69 10.10. - 10.11. AT2HFI 1906 - 2014 AY1DZ 1872 15.01. - 26.01.2015 C5X 1901 08.11. - 15.11. C6AJB 1909* 01.06. - 31.12. CB1D 1906 12.09. - 15.11. CE2/CX1EK 1904 04.11. - 10.11. CE5/LU7CAW 1908 04.11. - 10.11. CE5/LU9EFO 1908 - 03.2015 CE9OJZ.. 1886 11.10. - 10.11. CK3Q 1905 - 2014 CW30A.. 1866 16.01. - 12.2014 D2SG 1867 - 01.2015 D8A 1871 - 12.2014 DA0EIM 1815 - 2014 DB50FIRAC 1865 - 2014 DF0DC 1865 - 2014 DJ60DXMB 1865/68/77 - 12.2014 DK0HORREM 1888 - 2014 DK40BOSCH 1868 - 2014 DK40ECH 1868 - 2014 DL0HRS 1865 14.10. - 13.10.15 DL0WRTC 1907 01.11. - 13.11. DL7DF/6W 1908 - 2014 DL60JMZ 1865 - 04.2015 DM100CTK 1884 - 2014 DM200TSV 1868 01.05 - 30.04.15 DM20KIDS 1884 31.05. - 31.12. DM50GRH 1888 - 11.2014 DM50PCK 1860 - 2014 DP90RKS.. 1865 - 02.2015 DP0GVN 1864 - 2014 DQ25GRENZE 1865 - 05.2015 DQ60WAE 1887 - 2014 DQ8T 1873 - 2014 DQ0HARZ 1873 - 2014 DR20RAFG 1901 16.10. - 16.11. DR60INN 19