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Thursday, January 10, 2013

DXNL 1814 - January 9th, 2013
DX Newsletter

a free and weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF contesting"

Editor: Johannes Amchewicz, DK8JB

translation by: Fabian Kurz, DJ1YFK

9X, Rwanda:
Carl, SM6CPY, plans to be active as 9X0PY from January 15 - 31.
He'll mainly be active in CW with 100W in holiday style.

DL, Germany:
DB100AWPB is a special callsign issued for the 100th anniversary
of the "Ausbesserungswerk Paderborn" of the German Railway.

DU, Philippines:
Bob, WT3A, is typically QRV between 0945 and 1300UT as DU7TET from
near Dumaguete on 160m. He plans to improve his antennas soon.
QSL via Homecall, only direct.

I, Italy:
The "Extreme DX & Contest Group" celebrates Carnival in Venice
with the special event call II3CV from January 12 - February 12.
A special award is available. QSL via IK3HHX.

JT, Mongolia:
Chak, JT1CO, was active on 30m around 2100 UT lately.
QSL direct only.

KP4, Puerto Rico:
On the occasion of the "ARRL Puerto Rico State Convention" (Jan
26/27) the "Caribbean Amateur Radio Group" (CARG) will be on
the air with the special station N4D (NA-099, WLOTA 2802)
from January 11 to 25. QSL via WP4CRG. During the convention
itself, they are using the ARRL callsign W1AW/KP4.

OE, Austria:
Dieter, OE8KDK, contest manager of OEVSV-DV announces that special
callsigns will be on the air during the Ski world cup in Schladming
(January 15 - February 18). Individual stations can apply for a
special prefix (e.g. OE2013KDK), club stations will also be QRV
with callsigns OE2013A .. OE2013Z.

P2, Papua New Guinea:
Nao, JA2VQP, will teach math at the "Divine Word University" in
Wewak on the north coast of PNG (OC-034, WLOTA 0084) for the
coming two years. He's looking forward to enjoy the pileups as
P29NO in the coming months.

SP, Poland:
Janusz, SP9YI, will use the special event callsign HF0A (WAP-237)
from January 15 to February28 to celebrate the 10th "Arctic
Activity Week" erreichbar. He previously held WAP-215 for HF36POL
and WAP 216 for HF35APAS. QSL via Homecall.

SV/A, Mount Athos: Apollo, SV2ASP/A showed up around 0600z - 0700z on
40m in SSB and around 1400z on 17m in SSB.
QSL direct only.

UA, European Russia:
The shooting club "Sniper" in Vologda celebrates its 60th
jubilee with the special event station R60SKV, which will
be QRV until October. QSL via RA1QD.

In 1613 Mikhail I Fyodorovich became the first Russian Tsar
of the house of Romanov.His reign marked the end of the Time of
Troubles. Throughout the year 2013 the special callsign
R400DR will be on the air to remember Michael I. QSL via RN3DG.

XV, Vietnam: Larry is now QRV as XW1A from 160 - 2m in CW and SSB,
and possibly some RTTY. QSL via E21EIC.

YS, El Salvador:
Roberto, I2JIN will be on the bands as YS3CW, January 11 - 31 from
Corinth. He will mainly work CW on 10m - 80m.
QSL via I2JIN, LoTW.

Arctic/Antarctica stories wanted:
For his monthly column "Arctic and Antarctic DX" of the
"Canadian International DX Club", John, KL7JR, is looking
for reports, stories and QSL cards about ham radio contacts
with stations in arctic regions. A sample of this column
can be requested by mail from

International DX Convention (IDXC) 2013:
The 64th "International DX Convention" (IDXC) will take place from
April 19 - 21 in ths "Visalia Convention Center" in Visalia, CA.

Committee for the Respect of the IARU QRP frequencies
The Committee for the Respect of the QRP frequencies
(Comitato per il Rispetto delle Frequenze Riservate, RFQI)'s
website can be found at:

New QSL Manager:
Ken, N2ZN, is now the QSL manager for the more than 30 DXpeditions
of Dave, WJ2O:

Award "Deutsche Rosenschau 2013"
The Deutsche Amateur Radio Club e.V., local group Forst/Lausitz,
DOK Y27, offers the short term award "Deutsche Rosenschau 2013"
("German Rose exhibition") for ham radio contacts within the
year 2013 on the occasion of the 100th jubilee of the Rose Garden
Forst ("Ostdeutscher Rosengarten Forst"). The exhibition takes
place for June 14 to September 29 in Forst (Lausitz).

DE0BAH's QSL album:
Karl-Heinz, DE0BAH, has put together a collection of QSL cards
on his website:

Upcoming Contests
12.01. Old New Year Contest
12.01. Activity Day DARC district Nordrhein
12./13. North American QSO Party
13.01. DARC 10-m-Contest
13.01. VERON Midwinter QSO-Party
13.01. ON 10 Meter Contest 2013

12./13.1. CQ Bande Basse Italia
12./13.1. UK DX BPSK63 Contest:

IOTA Compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG (E-Mail:

Island activities

AS-128; 3W; Gulf of Thailand group: From January12 to 16, Sei/JA7LU
and Hiroo/JA2VWG are QRV from Phu Quoc Island (WFF 3WFF-020, WLOTA
2523) as XV4LU and XV4DDD respectively, on 40m - 10m in SSB and
RTTY. QSL only direct via home call.

IOTA tour: On January 10, Vincent/F4BKV and Col/MM0NDX are starting their
IOTA tour through Denmark, Germany and Poland. The following nine
islands will be activated until January 13:

EU-029; OZ; Sjaelland Archipelago: As OZ/F4BKV and OZ/MM0NDX
they will activate Sjaelland (DIA SJ-001, WLOTA 3302), Elleore (DIA
SJ-032), Gavno (DIA SJ-027), Masnedo (DIA SJ-033), Falster (DIA
SJ-016, WLOTA 1961), Lolland (DIA SJ-015, WLOTA 2773), Sprogo (DIA
SJ-009) and Amager (DIA SJ-002).

EU-128; DL; Schleswig-Holstein State East group: As DL/F4BKV and
DL/MM0NDX they will be QRV from Fehmarn (GIA O-001, WLOTA 0637).

EU-057; DL; Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State group: As DL/F4BKV and
DL/MM0NDX they are on the air from Ruden (GIA O-001).

EU-129; DL; Usedom Island: As DL/F4BKV and DL/MM0NDX they will activate
Usedom Island (GIA O-013, WLOTA 1640).

EU-132; SP1; Szczecin/Koszalin Province group: As SP/F4BKV and
SP/MM0NDX they are QRV from Wolin (SPIA SZ-002, WLOTA 1420).

EU-042; DL; Schleswig-Holstein State North West group: As DL/F4BKV
and DL/MM0NDX they will be QRV from Sylt (GIA N-016, WFF
DLFF-013, WLOTA 2057).

EU-125; OZ; Jylland West group: As OZ/F4BKV and OZ/MM0NDX they will
show up from Romo (DIA NS-001).

EU-172; OZ; Jylland East and Fyn group: As OZ/F4BKV and OZ/MM0NDX
they will be on the air from Fyn (DIA FY-001, WLOTA 2690).

EU-171; OZ; Jylland North group: As OZ/F4BKV and OZ/MM0NDX they are QRV
from Jegindo (DIA NJ-006).

They plan to be active on 40, 20, 17 and 15m in SSB.
Bureau QSLs via Homecall. Direct QSLs for all calls via F4BKV.
A OQRS will be available.

NA-016; ZF; Cayman Islands: Pete/K8PGJ will visit Grand Cayman Islands
(WLOTA 1042) from January 12 - 20 and operate as ZF2PG in holiday
style on 20 - 10m, mainly in SSB.
On January 19 he will take part in the NAQP SSB on 40/20m.
QSL via K8PGJ (d/B/L).

NA-048; C6; Bimini Islands: From January 11 to 14, Rick/K6VVA
once again visits the Bahamas and will be on the air as
C6AVA from Bimini Island in CW. A participation in the NAQP CW
is planned. QSL via N6AWD (d/B).

NA-109; J8; ST. Vincent: Al/W6HGF will be J6/W6HGF from January 9 to 24
from St. Vincent (WLOTA 0492; WW Loc. FK93jd). His operation will
focus on RTTY. QSL via W6HGF (d/B/L). OQRS / ClubLog.

OC-004; VK9; Lord Howe Island: From January 11 to 18, the following OPs
will be QRV from Lord Howe Island (WFF VKFF-295, WW Loc. QF98):
Tatsuo JA3ARJ/VK9L (QSL via JA3ARJ), Takeo JA3BZO/VK9L (QSL via
JA3BZO), Shozo JA3HJI/VK9L (QSL via JA3HJI), Kunio AE6XY/VK9L (QSL
via JA1CJA), Masumi W7AVO/VK9L (QSL via JA3AVO, direct only) and
Hiroko W7PBL/VK9L (QSL via JH3PBL, direct only). The team will be
on 80 - 6m in CW, SSB and RTTY. Also see their entries.

OC-005; VK9; Norfolk Island: Lee/VK3GK will be on Norfolk Island as
VK3GK/9 from January 11 - 15. He's visiting the island for a trip
to celebrate his 21st wedding anniversary and plans to operate on
80 - 10m in SSB and a little CW in holiday style. QSL via VK3GK (d/B).

OC-009; T8; Palau Islands: From Koror Island Mike/JA6EGL, Yas/JA6UBY and
Yu/JE6DND will be operating as T88SM, T88CP and T88HK respectively.
Their activity from January 9 - 14 will cover 80 - 10m in SSB and CW.
QSL only direct via homecalls.

SA-003; PY0F; Fernando de Noronha Archipelago: Leo/PP1CZ is on vacation
on Fernando de Noronha Island (DIB OC-01, WFF PYFF-016, WLOTA 1208)
from January 15 - 21. In his free time he plans to be QRV signing
PY0F/PP1CZ with a focus on 160 and 80m in CW. Depending on the
conditions, he'll also work in CW, RTTY and SSB on other HF bands.
QSL via PP1CZ (d/B/L).

SA-020; FY; French Guiana group: During his stay in Guyana Christian/F5UII
(who uses the equipment of FY5KE from January 13 - 30) plans a
side trip to Salut Islands (WLOTA 0911). On January 19 and 20 he will
be QRV with 100W and a GPA-030 as FY/F5UII. QSL via F5UII (d/B).

General Information

AN-010; div.; South Shetland Islands: Oleg/RI1ANF reports that during his
6 month activity from the Russian Arctic station Bellingshausen (WAP
RUS-01) he put 38,000 QSOs in his log, and another 1,300 from Priroda
Refuge (WAP RUS-15). These are all-time records for arctic activations.
He also set a new record in the CQWW DX CW contest with: 3106 QSOs
and approx. 4 million points.

As of January 2013 the German Mountain Activity Group (GMA) starts
the "GMA Triathlon", a challenging award programme. Besides activities
of the GMA, also outdoor activities of WFF and IOTA count towards this

WFF Activities
The DLFF award manager Friedrich, DL4BBH informs that all DLFF awards
are now available free of charge in PDF format. The paper awards are
still available as usual for a fee of 7 EUR.

from to DX DXNL
Resident 3B8BAE 1808
-> 28. February 3Z5MT 1808
4. - 13. January 4T4RDP 1813
23.12.-09.01.13 5P1KZX 1811/12
09.11.-09.03.2013 4S7KKG 1805
since 16. November 5T0JL 1772/1806
08.12.-01.03.13 5W0W* 1809/1810
7. - 20. January 5Z4/DF3ZS.. 1813
until 2014 5Z4/LA4GHA.. 1810
until 2014 5Z4EE 1803/1807
4. - 18. January 6W7SK 1813
unknown 7P8CC 1807
from 17. December 7P8RI 1810
until 15. January2013 7P8ZM 1811/12
Resident 7Q7DFC 1805
Resident 8J1RL 1809
until 31. March 2013 8J1SPY 1788
until 31. March 2013 8J5SSS 1807
10.12. -03.03.2013 8J6HAM 1809
23.12. - 25.03.2013 8N119T 1811/12
until 31. March 2014 8N2MDR 1813
until 2012 9J2RI 1739/1742
Resident 9V1KK 1803
until October 2014 9V1RM 1751
15. - 31. January 9X0PY 1814*
Resident A22LL 1803
until September 2013 A52SV 1752
11.01.-18.01. AE6XY/VK9L 1814*
until 10. March 2013 BM0LF.. 1805
until end of 2013 C91IW 1787
Resident CD6713 1805
01.12.-Jan. 2013 C6AGT 1808
11.01.-14.01. C6AVA 1814*
until May 2013? D2SG 1748/1780
5.11. - 15.2.2013 D3AA 1806
1.1. - 31.12.2013 DB100AWPB 1814*
10.01.-13.01. DL/F4BKV 1814*
10.01.-13.01. DL/MM0NDX 1814*
until13. January2013 DL125HHZ 1778
1.1 - 31.12. DL50FRANCE 1813
untilFebruary2013 DP0GVN 1756
untilJanuary2013 DQ0STRATEX 1770
1.1. - 31.12.2013 DR90VOX 1813
Resident DU1/W7XA 1811/12
Resident DU7TET 1814*
8. 12 - 18. 1.2013 DU9/M0GHQ 1810
03.12.-12.02.13 EA8/IK1PMR 1808
03.12.-12.02.13 EA8/PA3LEO 1808
1.1.- 31.12. EI13CLAN 1813
unknown ET3AA 1805
Resident FG4NO 1811/12
until 1. March 2013 FH8NX 1747
13.01.-30.01. FY/F5UII 1814*
2013 G100RSGB.. 1811/12
until late 2013 H44RK 1793
1.1. - 31.12. 2013 HB30OK 1811/12
15.1. - 28.2. HF0A 1814*
January HF0WOSP 1811/12
until 14. January HF2012PLL 1811/12
until September 2013 HI3/KL7JR 1745
2. 1. - 12. 2. II3CV 1814*
until July 2013 J28UC 1734
until August 2014 J28NC 1796
09.01.-24.01. J8/W6HGF 1814*
11.01.-18.01. JA3ARJ/VK9L 1814*
11.01.-18.01. JA3BZO/VK9L 1814*
11.01.-18.01. JA3HJI/VK9L 1814*
Resident JT1CO 1814*
until 11. April 2013 JX9JKA 1773/1807
until March 2013 K6H 1803
until 2013 KG4AJ 1756
until June 2013 KH2/N2NL 1680
until March 2013 KH9/WA2YUN 1771
long term KP2/NQ3X 799/1803
11. - 25. January N4D 1814*
20.12 -2.2.2013 OA4/PA3GFE 1811/12
Resident OD5RW 1799
15. - 18.2. OE2013A.. 1814*
until 3. April 2017 OG3077F 1789
until 31. December OH150VR 1772
December OH9SCL.. 1810
1.1. - 31.12.2013 OU1RAEM 1813
10.01.-13.01. OZ/F4BKV 1814*
10.01.-13.01. OZ/MM0NDX 1814*
until 2014 P29NO 1814*
until 14. January PD110MVV 1813
15.01.-21.01. PY0F/PP1CZ 1814*
1.1. - 231.12.2013 R400DR 1814*
until October R60SKV 1814*
22.12.-17.02.2013 RI1ANC 1810
until 15. January2013 S505SLG 1803
until 15. Januar2013 S512IAPMC 1803
1.1. - 23.12.2013 S5300TP 1813
10.01.-13.01. SP/F4BKV 1814*
10.01.-13.01. SP/MM0NDX 1814*
Resident ST2FT 1808
Resident SV2ASP/A 1814*
until February 2013 T6LG 1795/1807
until October 2013 T6MH 1806
until Sommer 2014 T6T 1810
09.01.-14.01. T88CP 1814*
09.01.-14.01. T88HK 1814*
09.01.-14.01. T88SM 1814*
until 13. January TG9/KF5LSG.. 1807
until 2015? TJ3SN (?) 1806
03.01.-17.01. V31ME 1813
until 18. January 2013 V5/DJ2BQ 1813
until November 2014 V73NS 604/1668/1752
until 18. January 2013 V5/DJ2BQ.. 1809
11.01.-15.01. VK3GK/9 1814*
Resident VK4FMAG 1807
January VI6AHR30 1813
unknown VK8/OZ1AA 1809
unknown VP8CMH/mm.. 1804
unknown VP8DFR 1803
until March 2013? VU3BPZ/3.. 1800
until May 2014 XE1/DM3DL 1730
26./27. January W1AW/KP4 1814*
11.01.-18.01. W7AVO/VK9L 1814*
11.01.-18.01. W7PBL/VK9L 1814*
12.01.-16.01. XV4DDD 1814*
12.01.-16.01. XV4LU 1814*
Resident XV4Y 1808
Resident XW1A 1814*
15.12.-15.01.13 YC9MLL 1810
ab 14. November YI1IRQ 1807
1.1. - 31.12.2013 YP10KQT 1813
11. - 31. January YS3CW 1814*
1.1. - 31.12.2013 Z320RSM.. 1813
until April or May Z6/S52DD 1813
unknown Z6/SP5CJQ 1813
unknown Z88Z 1800
until October 2013 ZD9KX 1795
12.01.-20.01. ZF2PG 1814*
until 12. August 2013 ZF2TK 1800
until 2014 ZY2014WC 1774
* = new or updated
.. = and other calls

QSL information
3Z5MT via SP5PRF, eQSL
3Z0WOSP via SP5ZRW (B)
4T4RDP via OA4O (B)
9A22MINE via 9A1MB (d)
9H1EU via 9H1BT (d)
9X0PY via SM6CPY (B)
AE6XY/VK9L via JA1CJA (B), (/L)
C6AVA via N6AWD (B)
CT7/CU3AA/p via CU3AA (B), (L), eQSL
CT9/MJ0ASP via MJ0ASP, (L)
DL/F4BKV via F4BKV (B)
DL/MM0NDX via MM0NDX (B), F4BKV (d)
DR90VOX via DG8MH (B)
DU7TET via WT3A (d)
E79D via E77E (B)
EI13CLAN via EI6AL (B)
EM7WFF via UT1KY (B)
ER3WFF via ER3GS (B)
FY/F5UII via F5UII (B)
FY/F6CKD via F6CKD (B), eQSL
G100RSGB via M0VFC (B)
GB4FE via M1EDF (B)
HF0A via SP9YI (B)
HG7T via HA7TM (B)
II3CV via IK3HHX (B)
J8/W6HGF via W6HGF (B), (/L)
JT1CO (d)
LX8RTTY via LX1DA (d)
LZ1771SDG via LZ1KCP (B)
LZ60RCP via LZ1JZ (B)
MW/UT5UDX via RA4LW (d)
N4D via WP4CRG (d)
OE2013A via OE8SKQ (B)
OE2013B via OE2RWL (B)
OE2013C via OE4RGC (B)
OE2013CFC via OE3CFC (B), eQSL
OE2013D via OE1ZKC (B)
OE2013DRM via OE5DRM (B)
OE2013E via OE4VIE (B), (L)
OE2013F via OE7SPI (B)
OE2013GTU via OE1GTU (B), eQSL
OE2013HTL via OE5HTL (B)
OE2013J via OE5DFL (B)
OE2013K via OE1DIA (d), eQSL
OE2013LRO via OE2LRO (B)
OE2013LRO via OE2LRO (B)
OE2013LWV via OE9LWV (B)
OE2013M (B)
OE2013MMF via OE6MMF (B), (L), eQSL
OE2013MOS via OE8MOS (B), eQSL
OE2013N via OE5NNN (B)
OE2013PEN via OE5PEN (B)
OE2013R via OE9XRV (B)
OE2013RAD via OE6RAD (B), (L), eQSL
OE2013S via OE2GEN (B)
OE2013SPW via OE8SPW
OE2013U via OE3GCU (B)
OE2013VSW (B)
OE2013W via OE1W
OE2013WLE via OE6WLE (B)
OE2013XFS via OE3PFS (B)
OE2013XRG via OE6CBG (B)
OE2013Y via OE2IGP
OK8DCC via DL3DCC (B), (L), eQSL
ON100TT via ON4EKO (B)
OO2T via ON5SWA (B), (L)
OZ/MM0NDX via MM0NDX (B), F4BKV (d)
PF35OLM via PE1OLM (B), (L)
PY0F/PP1CZ via PP1CZ (B), (L)
R400DR via RN3DG (B)
R60SKV via RA1QD (B)
RA70WR via RM4A (B)
S5300TP via S59DAP (B)
S79QT via DC8QT
SG0U via SM3CXS (B)
SK25VJ via SK3VJ (B)
SP/F4BKV via F4BKV (B)
SP/MM0NDX via MM0NDX (B), F4BKV (d)
SV2ASP/A (d)
T88CP via JA6UBY (d)
T88HK via JE6DND (d)
T88SM via JA6EGL (d)
TK4LS via EB7DX (d), (L), eQSL
TP2CE via F5LGF (B)
TT8/US3EZ via US3EZ (B)
UN7TK via EA7FTR (L), eQSL
UT/F5RAV via F5RAV (d)
VI6AHR30 via VK6IR (B, auch OQRS)
VP9/WW3S via WW3S (L), (d)
VK3GK/9 via VK3GK (B)
W1AW/KP4 via W1AW (B)
W2V via N2MUN (B), (L), eQSL
W7AVO/VK9L via JA3AVO (d)
W7PBL/VK9L via JH3PBL (d)
XW1A via E21EIC (B)
XV4DDD via JA2VWG (d)
XV4LU via JA7LU (d)
YE1NZ via W7NZ (B), (L)
YS3CW via I2JIN (B), (L)
YU15OTC via YU6A
Z320G via Z35G (d)
Z6/9A6AA via 9A6AA
ZF2PG via K8PGJ (B), (L)

(d) = direct only (B) = bureau OK
(*) = new Manager (L) = LoTW

* QSL received direct: 7Z7AB (OQRS), PJ2/K2PLF, TG9IDX
* QSL received via bureau: 5X1NH (G3RWF), SU/DL1ELX, S21YZ (JH1AJT)

Many thanks for contributing to this issue of the DXNL are going to:

Carl Smith (QRZ DX), 425DXNews, ICPO Bulletin, OPDX-Bulletin, DE0BAH,
F6AJA & Les Nouvelles DX, IZ3EBA, NG3K, OE2IKN, OE7AJT, u.a.

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