NPDXG Bulletin #10

NPDXG Bulletin #10

Post by Jose Miguel Fon » Thu, 11 Jan 1996 04:00:00


NPDXG Bulletin #10 [1/4]
January 15 , 1996                                                NPDXG # 10

                               DX BULLETIN
                             English version
                       Edited  by  CT1ENQ & CT1EEB
                     Portuguese Translation by CT1FUF
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                               3810 AVEIRO

    We wish a good 1996 to      ------>>    all , Peace in the World !
  * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *           * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *  
  *         1995              *           *             1996            *
  * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *           * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

9G      - [Ghana] PA3GBQ (Steve) is now active as 9G5BQ.He will be active
          on all bands.QSL via is Homecall.
CY0     - [Sable Isl.] The 1996 Sable Island Dxpedition Team reported that
          they have passed 80% of the paperwork and they are waiting for
          the final authorization but callsign has been already issued .
          The callsign is CY0AA and the operation his scheduled for late
          June 96.The most important thing is MONEY and they ask everyone
          , DX Clubs and Associations to send donations if possible to :
          Kenneth S. Scheper, 5875 Cedaridge Drive, Cincinnati,
          OH  45247-7438, VOX/FAX 513-598-6887.
          They are now raising funds , if they cannot raise enough the
          DXpedition will re-schedule for 1997.
          The Operators are : VE9AA,WA8JOC,W9OEH and more ...
HK0_iota- [Colombia] HK0/DF4UW will be active from Santa Catalina Isl.
          IOTA NA-049, starting Jan 9 to 24 .
J7      - [Dominica] From January 20th to 25th a group of US operators will
          be in Dominica.Operation from 10 to 160 meters and RS12 Sat.
          They will be also on RTTY.Callsign not known yet.Operators are :
          Scoot N9JCL, Tom K0SN, Paul WC9E, Jim AA9PB.QSL via K0SN.
JD1     - [Ogasawara Isl.]JQ1SUO/JD1 is QRV from this Island and has regular
          scheds to work Europe on 3.795 Mhz at 20H40 UTC...Look for him !
KH4     - [Midway Isl] NH6D (Bill) is returning to Midway on January 15th
          where he his planning to stay for two weeks.Bill will operate on
          40,80 and 160 meters , CW and SSB.QSL is via KL7H/W6 (Dick).
         *** also has the logs for Bill's December 95 KH4 operation.
          At this time 2,000 QSL cards were sent for December operation.
PR8_iota- [Brasil] There as been some activity from SA-016 , the station is
          PS8YL/PR8 (Teresinha).She will be active till January 17 !
          QRV freq. are 14.260 Mhz , 21.225 Mhz and look for her on the
          Brasil DX Net.Operation from 20 to 40 meters.
          QSL via : Teresinha Nobre , Rua C 2103 , Jardim Aeroporto ,
          64200-970 , Parnaiba/PI , Brasil. (PSE enclose 2IRC).
          The Reference for this Isl. : IOTA SA-016 & DIB-07.
T31     - [Central Kiribati] VK2BEI will be QRV from this country as T31DP
          or T30DP/T31 starting 9 january for a few weeks.He will be QRV
          ONLY ON 14 MHZ ! The QSL manager is VK4CRR (Callbook Address).
V2      - [Antigua] Operation is expected from this country by a group of
          US operators ONLY on 20th January.QRV from 10-160m , SSB+CW+RTTY
          The callsign is not know yet ! Operators are : N9JCL,K0SN,WC9E
          and AA9PB.QSL via K0SN
XU      - [Cambodia] VS6WV (Mike) left to this country on Jan.6th and he
          his QRV on 40,80 and 160 meters and maybe some operation on 20
          meters SSB.The callsign is XU6WV and QSL goes to P.O.Box 2011
          GPO , Hong Kong.
ZP      - [Paraguay] Special event Station will be on the air from 23 to
          30 this month signing ZP73Y.QSL to ZP5WYV.
ZS6_iota- [Robben Isl] This Island , located in the Table Bay (Cape Town) ,
          will be activated from Jan 26th to 29th.Operation on all bands.
          A local 2m repeater will be on the air . The IOTA ref. is AF-064.
          DXpedition info :
          Call sign       : ZS64RI      IOTA nr        : AF-064
          Time zone       : UT +2       Loc. Lat       : 33 48.9 S
          Loc. Long       : 18 22.5 E   QSL Mngr       : Phyllis KA1JC
          Loc name        : Minto Hill, Robben Isl.
          Correspondence  : Fax ZS1FJ Barry 27-21-418-2371


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NPDXG Bulletin #10 [2/4]
Pirates -> Info on VK0WH SLIM : There are three apparent time slots for
the Slim in the last VK0WH log period (26 Nov thru 31 Dec 95):

1. 5 December  1000 UTC        7 MHz CW
2. 16 December 1000/1100 UTC   7 MHz CW
3. 25 December 1100 UTC        7 MHz CW

There is no idea of the QSO's made in those periods . Be carefull ,
all other QSL cards received were replied ...

Also on ZL there are some pirate operations , ZL9AI is active again (30m)
claiming to be a YL.The QSL route given was the ZL QSL Bureau

DIB -> BRAZILIAN ISLANDS AWARD , This is the latest version of the D.I.B.
List , dated December 31 , 1995 :
ISL   CALL     MODE                     ISL   CALL     MODE
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
52    PP5SZ    PHONE                    36    PS7AB    PHONE    
35    PT2TF    PHONE                    34    D44BS    PHONE
30    W9DC     MIXED                    30    PY2DBU   MIXED    
30    PY2AE    MIXED                    30    PT2NP    MIXED
30    CT1AHU   PHONE                    30    4Z4DX    MIXED    
26    PY8EA    MIXED                    25    PT7VBN   PHONE
23    CT1UE    PHONE (S.K.)             22    PY3CEM   PHONE
22    PT7BI    PHONE                    22    PS8ET    PHONE    
21    VE3XN    MIXED                    21    PP5LL    PHONE
21    PP5AVM   CW                       21    IK8OZZ   MIXED
21    IK1GPG   MIXED                    21    HH2HM/F  PHONE
21    HB9BVV   PHONE                    21    EA5BKH   PHONE    
21    EA3KB    PHONE                    21    DE0MST   SWL      
20    UB5ECE   PHONE                    20    PY5PS    PHONE    
20    PY4WZ    MIXED                    20    PY2CC    MIXED
20    PT7YS    PHONE                    20    PT2AZ    MIXED
20    PS8YL    PHONE                    20    PP5SC    PHONE    
20    PP5DU    MIXED                    20    PP2MLP   PHONE
20    N1CNS    PHONE                    20    IK0OEG   PHONE    
20    I8YRK    MIXED                    20    I1JQJ    MIXED    
20    HB9CZW   PHONE                    20    CT4UW    PHONE
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DL6ZFG QSL List -> Rolf is a QSL manager for many stations and here is some
info about the logs he holds . He replies via the Bureau or Direct but he
prefers the Bureau.The postal rates are high so use what you have , THE
BUREAU ! Hi :-)
Call               from           to              Remarks
===========================================================

4K2BY              1. Jan. 1993    31.Dec. 1994
4K2OKV             1. Jan. 1991    31.May  1993
4K2/4K4BAT         1. Jan. 1992    31.July 1993
4K4BAT             1. Jan. 1992    31.July 1993
4K4BAT/a           only Mar/Apr. 1993
4K4BEU             1. Jan. 1990    31.Oct. 1993
4K4BEU/a           only May 1993
4K4BEU/p           only July 1993            
4K4BEM             1. Jan. 1991    31.Aug. 1993
4K4BG              1. Jan. 1991    31.Oct. 1993          
UV3CC/UA1P         1. Jan. 1989    31.Mar. 1989
4K2/UV3CC          1. Dec. 1990    30.Apr. 1991
4K2CC              1. Jan. 1992    31.Mar. 1992
UM8MY              1. Jan. 1991    30.May  1993
RM8MW              1. Jan. 1991    31.Dec. 1993
UL0ACI             only Aug. 1990
UL7ACI             1. Jan. 1990    30.Sept.1993
UL0A               1. Jan. 1991    30.Sept.1993
UN0AA              1. Oct. 1993    31.Dec. 1993       1)
R100R              only May 1995, Dxped.Gogland-isl.
RA9LI/9            only July-Sept.1995, Dxped.AS-089
EX8F                                                  2)
UL7OE                                                 3)  
UL7AAE                                                3)
RL7AA                                                 3)
RA6WF                                                 3)
UF6FKW                                                3)
4L1FKW                                                3)
R7RG                                                  3)
UL1RWR                                                3)
UL8AWL                                                3)
RE92C                                                 3)

Remarks:  1) - after Dec.1993 no logs, any requests to Homecall
          2) - all requests to DL8FCU
          3) - logs are closed, any requests to Homecall

His QSL address is : DL6ZFG:  Rolf Rahne, Box 15, D-39241 Gommern, Germany

NPDXG Bulletin #10 [3/4]
8R1K QSL route -> Marko Myllymaki (AB6NJ/OH6DO) reports that the QSL route
to this station for 1993 SSB , 1994 SSB and 1995 SSB & CW , CQ WW Contest
operations are via OH6DO : Marko Myllymaki, Kurppakuja 3, 63700 AHTARI,
Finland.If you have already sent QSL to OH1VL don't send another request ,
those will be answered too.

Faial Island -> This Island good for DIP with the Ref.  AZ-007 and
IOTA EU-003 as been active all Modes all bands by Marco CU7BC, a member
of NPDXG, Marco is already on CT1-Land !

IOTA OC-136 -> VK3UC/p as been very active from the IOTA Victoria State
Center Group OC-136, he has been noted with a good signal on 14260 at
around 13H00 UTC.

Antarctica -> EM1KA is operated from Faraday Base on Argentine Island
IOTA AN-006.He has been noted around 14260 and 18145 at around 08H00 utc.
QSL to 9H3UP.  DXCC is Antarctica.DS1BMJ is the call sign from the Korean
operation from Antarctica.LU1ZB is on Anvers Island ( AN-012 )
LU6Z is The Argentine South Orkneys Dx'pedition, they have been noted
with very strong signals also around 14260 at 10H00 utc.
LZ0A is the Bulgarian Antarctic base at the South Shetland Islands
IOTA AN-010, they have been very active. QSL to LZ1KDP.
ZX0ECF is active from the Brasilian Antarctic base Comandante Ferraz on
the South Shetland Islands.

QSL status on Block Island DXpedition -> N1TMG/1 said that the QSL cards
for his DXpedition to this Island are being printed and he will start
sending them out as soon as possible.In the next Dxpedition to Block Isl.
is scheduled to this Summer.QSL via his homecall N1TMG.

Brazilian Oceanic Island Calls ->

   PY0A = Abrolhos Island (Not good for DXCC)
   PY0F = Fernando de Noronha Island
   PY0R = Rocas Attol (belong to Fernando de Noronha Island)
   PY0S = Saint Peter & Saint Paul Rocks
   PY0T = Trindade Island

IOTA News -> VK6BFI, VK6UE and VK6KTN will make a third attempt to activate
Margie Isl.in the Abrolhos Group Jan 25-31, a potential New-one for IOTA.

    ************ 1995 IOTA CONTEST High Claimed Scores ************

                #1    CS2B     EU-040    4161344 Points
                #2    GW5LP/p  EU-124    3987711 Points
                #3    EJ7NET   EU-006    3279764 Points
                #4    ZC4DX    AS-004    2989392 Points
                #5    EJ1D     EU-121    2312640 Points
                #6    9A6V     EU-136    2212104 Points
                #7    RU0B     AS-121    1946400 Points
                #8    CQ2C     EU-145    1714977 Points (NPDXG+RCL Team)
                #9    DL0HRO/p EU-129    1618026 Points
                #10   EI4GK    EU-115    1559232 Points
    ***************************************************************

                  ///// ARRL DXCC Information \\\\\

SCARBOROUGH REEF (BS7H) -> The ARRL Membership Services Committee (MSC)
reviewed the documentation from the DX Advisory Committee (DXAC) and the
Awards Committee voting 5 against 2 to recommend the addition of Scarborough
Reef to the ARRL DXCC Countries List.The recommendation that Scarborough
Reef be added to the DXCC List will be considered by the ARRL Board of
Directors at its January meeting.

Pratas Island (BV9P) -> This one has been added to the DXCC Countries List,
The ARRL DX Advisory Committee (DXAC) has voted 12 to 4, and the
Awards Committee, has voted unanimously to add Pratas Island, BV9P,
for contacts made January 1, 1994 and after.Pratas Island is located in the
South China Sea, is administered by Taiwan.QSL cards will be received by
the DXCC Desk starting April 1, 1996.Cards received before this date will
not be credited.who has a picture card from the January or March 1994
operation to obtain a replacement card from QSL manager KU9C.The picture
cards are not acceptable for DXCC credit.

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NPDXG Bulletin #10 [4/4]
January 15 , 1996                                                NPDXG # 10
                                  NPDXG
                            /----------------\
                     ------ *  DX Calendar  * ------      
                            \----------------/

14/12-Feb 97      FT5WE & FT5WF by F5IJT , F5SZK                    009
31/12-17/01       PS8YL/PR8 (IOTA SA-016)                               010
December/January  VP8CRE (Faraday IOTA AN-006 / WABA G-04)
December/January  VP8CQR (Deception IOTA AN-010 / WABA G-10)
January           XZ1A * by OH2BH + OH1NYP
09/01-??/01       T31DP or T30DP/T31 * by VK2BEI                        010
09/01-24/01       HK0/DF4UW > Santa Catalina Isl. IOTA NA-049                010
13/01-16/01       KC6IY , KC6UO , KC6WG , KC6FS (Most Wanted in CT)     008
13/01-16/01       KC6FS (mostly on CW)                                  008
20/01-20/01       Antigua (Call ???) * by US operators                  010
23/01-30/01       ZP73Y * Special Event Station                         010
25/01-31/01       Margie Isl. Abrolhos Gr.* NEW ONE for IOTA by VK6's   010
26/01-29/01       ZS64RI (Robben Island  IOTA AF-064)                   010
June 1996         CY0AA > Sable Island * by VE9AA,WA8JOC,W9OEH and more 010
Summer 1996       N1TMG/1 > Block Island                             010
30/31 August 96   New Orleans International DX Convention               009

[QSL Info] :

DX <-------> VIA                            
============================================================================
7Q7A      - JH1ORL
T30DP/T31 - VK4CRR (CallBook Address)
T31DP     - VK4CRR (CallBook Address)
VA1S      - VE1AL
XV7SW     - SM3CXS (Direct address below)
ZP73Y     - ZP5WYV
                          *<>*<>*<>*<>*<>*<>*

J20RAD    - P.O.Box 1076, Djibouti, Djibouti.
XU6WV     - Mike, P.O.Box 2011, GPO, Hong Kong.
XV7SW     - Rolf T Salme, Embassy of Sweden, Box 9, Hanoi, VIETNAM
============================================================================
*Received QSLs* ->E28DX(IOTA AS-101),7K3EOP/1(IOTA AS-008),
                  EG9A(IOTA AF-069),K8SCH/4(IOTA NA-139),YT9N (IOTA EU-163),
                  ES1QD/0(IOTA EU-034),ED1IDT(IOTA EU-080),
                  KQ4GC(IOTA NA-138),TM7I(IOTA EU-074)

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