• DXNL 2339 (Feb 1, 2023)

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    DXNL 2339 - February 1, 2023
    DX Newsletter

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    Editor: Andreas Salder, DK5ON
    (e-mail: dxmb@darcdxhf.de)

    translation by: Oliver Bock, DJ9AO

    DX Activities
    =============

    6V,6W, SENEGAL:
    Willy, ON4AVT, signs 6W7/ON4VT from Warang between Feb. 6 and March
    31 on 80-10m (SSB, digital modes) and via QO-100. QSL via ON4AVT,
    ClubLog OQRS.

    7P, LESOTHO:
    Yuris, YL2GM, is currently active as 7P8WW on 160-10m (CW, SSB,
    digital modes). QRV until Feb. 4; QSL via YL2GN, OQRS.

    9N, NEPAL:
    Robert, 9N7AA (S53R), has returned to Nepal and has found
    conditions improved on 12 and 10m. On 160 and 80m the local QRM
    remains strong and he has taken down his antennas for those bands.
    For autumn he plans a move into the countryside with hopefully less
    interference on the low bands. Until then, he will concentrate on
    the upper bands and also wait for the beginning of the 6m Es
    season. QSL via S57DX (d), LoTW.

    9U, BURUNDI:
    Elvira, IV3FSG, and Vladimir, OK2WX, are going to pay Burundi a
    visit from Feb. 4 to 27, operating as 9U5R and 9U4WX respectively
    on 80-6m (CW, SSB, digital modes). QSL for 9U5R via IK2DUW, 9U4WX
    via IZ8CCW.

    HP, PANAMA:
    Members of the Panama Radio Club (HP1PCR) celebrate its 30th
    anniversary during February with the callsign 3E30PCARA. QSL via
    qrz.com. See also: https://www.pcara.net/

    TI, COSTA RICA:
    Gregory, W2BEE, operates holiday-style as TI7/W2BEE until Feb. 28.
    QRV mostly on CW, maybe some FT8. QSL via homecall, OQRS, LoTW.


    IOTA
    ====

    IOTA QRGs
    CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
    SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz


    AF-024; S7, INNER ISLANDS: Peter, G4HSO, will be active from 3
    different locations as S79/G4HSO during a holiday between Feb. 1
    and 21. QSL only via LoTW.

    NA-105; FS, SAINT MARTIN: Paul, VA3ZC, activates St- Martin from
    Jan. 31 until Feb. 9 as FS/VA3ZC. QSL via h/c.

    OC-097; 5W, SAMOA ISLANDS: A small team (Pista HA5AO, George HA5UK,
    and Paul W7IV) will be operating from Savai'i Island as 5W0DX
    between Feb. 1 and 28. QRV with three rigs on 80-10m (CW, SSB,
    RTTY, FT8) near salt water. For a log search and OQRS see:
    https://www.ha5ao.com/oqrs/logsearch.php.

    OC-139; VK5, SOUTH AUSTRALIA STATE EAST CENTRE group: Paul VK5PAS,
    Marija VK5MAZ, Chris VK5FR, Adam VK2YK, Andy VK5LA, and Ivan VK5HS
    are going to put Troubridge Island WWFF VKFF-1108, VK5 Parks Award
    5CP-243, lighthouse AU-0131) on the air from Feb. 7 to 9 as VK5TIL.
    QSL via M0OXO, eQSL, LoTW. For more information see:
    https://www.troubridgeisland.com

    OC-148; 4W, TIMOR ISLAND: Sato JH2EUV is currently back on the air
    as 4W/JH2EUV. QRV until March 3 on 40-10m (FT8). QSL via JH2EUV
    (B), LoTW.

    SA-023; PY6, BAHIA STATE NORTH group: Robson PY6TV signs PT6D from
    Ilha da Mare between the 2nd and 5th of Feb. QSL via direct or
    OQRS.


    Other IOTA news
    ===============

    AN-002; 3Y, BOUVET ISLAND:
    The3 Y0J team aboard the Marama is getting closer to Bouvet. See
    their GPS tracker here: https://share.garmin.com/3y0j. Hopes are
    that they will be landing and start operating later this week.


    POTA - Aktivitaeten
    ===================

    CT-0008, Serras da Freita e Arada Natura 2000; CT-0114, Rio Paiva Natura 2000:
    Cesar CT7ASQ/p operates from 11z to 14z on Jan. 31 from CT-0008. He
    then moves on to CT-0114 for a first activation from 15z-1730z. QSL
    via bureau, LoTW, qrz.com.

    DA-0176, Hiddensee Island Nature Reserve:
    Tom, DB2MT, activates this reference on Feb. 1 and 2 on SSB and
    FT8.

    PA-0012, Oosterschelde National Park:
    Leo, PA2LK, will be active from this park on Feb. 3. QSL via PA2LK.


    Calendar
    ========
    start - end DX DXNL
    01.02. - 27.02. 3E30PCARA 2339*
    21.01. - 03.03. 4W/JH2EUV 2339*
    01.02. - 28.02. 5W0DX 2339*
    06.02. - 31.03. 6W7/ON4AVT 2339*
    18.12.22 - 6Y/N0GJW 2336
    26.01. - 04.02. 7P8WW 2339*
    13.01. - 04.02. 7U7C 2336
    - 31.03. 8J1H90T 2330
    01.01.23 - 29.03. 9M2MRS 2334
    26.01. - 9N7AA 2339*
    04.02. - 27.02. 9U4WX 2339*
    04.02. - 27.02. 9U5R 2339*
    15.12. - 12/23 AT42I 2332
    28.11. - 24.02. C5YK 2331
    01.05. - C83YT 2301
    - C91CCY 2322
    - DA0WB 2334
    01.01.23 - 31.12. DB100RDF 2335
    20.02. - 19.02. DK0HN 2285
    07.05. - 06.05. DL1640Y 2312
    01.10. - 30.09. DR45HAAN 2330
    01.01.23 - 30.05. DR100XRAY 2335
    - EX0ET 2335
    19.01. - 02.02. FG/F5HRY 2337
    01.09. - 01.04.24 FH4VVK 2317
    15.10.22 - 15.08.23 FJ4WEB 2336
    11.01. - 10.03. FM/F6BWJ 2336
    07.22 - FO5QS 2312
    31.01. - 09.02. FS/VA3ZC 2339*
    - 03.23 FT4YM 2324
    - 02.24 FW1JG 2287
    01.01. - 28.02. GB2KW 2336
    01.01. - 28.02. GB5KW 2336
    01.01. - 28.02. GB8KW 2336
    01.01. - 28.02. GW0KWD 2336
    01.01. - 28.02. GW5KWD 2336
    14.01. - 05.02. HF7SIEMA 2337
    15.03. - 15.03. HG200AN 2293
    15.03. - 15.03. HG200DO 2293
    15.03. - 15.03. HG200EF 2293
    15.03. - 15.03. HG200IR 2293
    15.03. - 15.03. HG200OT 2293
    15.03. - 15.03. HG200PS 2293
    01.01.23 - 01.05. HH75RCH 2334
    - HK3/F4AHV 2332
    25.07. - 15.05. HK3JCL 2307
    23.11. - 13.03. HR5/F2JD 2329
    01.01. - HS0ZIB 2336
    06.11. - 02.04. HS0ZME 2326
    17.01. - 06.02. HS0ZPU 2337
    - 06.23 J28HJ 2311
    08.22 - J28RC 2315
    01.10. - J5JUA 2323
    24.12. - 23.01. JD1BMH 2333
    - 31.01. K3Y/0...9 2336
    14.05. - K4RC 2301
    12/22 - 12/23 KC4AAC 2332
    10.01. - 10.02. LY1923KK 2335
    23.04. - OE22M 2298
    01/23 - 06/23 OE40XTU 2332
    18.01. - 02.02. P4/DL4MM 2337
    10.01. - 08.02. P4/VA3QSL 2335
    09.01. - 06.02. PJ2ND 2336
    27.01. - 29.01. PJ2T 2336
    01.01. - 13.01. PJ4/DD0VR 2334
    02.02. - 05.02. PT6D 2339*
    - RI1ANC 2335
    24.10. - 24.03.23 RI1ANU 2324
    01.01. - 31.03. RI30ANT 2335
    - RI41POL 2321
    01.05. - S035S 2301
    01.01. - 21.02. S79/G4HSO 2339*
    - TI8/F4AHV 2332
    28.01. - 28.02. TI7/W2BEE 2339*
    09.01.2023 - 12.01. TK/DL2JRM 2336
    06.01.23 - 21.01. TN8K 2335
    - TO5Z 2328
    29.12. - 15.03.23 TR8CR 2334
    - 06/23 TT8SN 2320
    - TZ4AM 2311
    12/22 - 03/23 V31TX 2333
    18.10. - V55WH 2324
    06.2022 - V73MS 2306
    31.10. - V85NPV 2329
    07.02. - 09.02. VK5TIL 2339*
    - 04/23 VK9WX 2331
    2.1.23 - 31.03. VP2MDX 2334
    - VP5MA 2302
    01.12. - 01.23 VP8/SQ1SGB 2331
    - VP8AAE 2320
    12/22 - 01/23 VP8RAF 2332
    12/22 - 01/23 VP8TAA 2332
    14.05. - W1M 2301
    21.08. - XZ2A 2316
    25.06. - XZ2B 2309
    - 12/25 YB8QT 2330
    15.05. - 21.05. YE3BYE 2337
    01.12.22 - 30.06.23 YR1200VT 2333
    01.09. - Z6/KN4PRE 2317
    28.08. - ZA/DG7PX 2317
    23.08. - ZA/Z35M 2315
    12/22 - ZA15K 2333
    - ZC4GR 2336
    25.08. - ZL4/VE6TC 2318
    15.07. - ZL7/ZL1VV 2311

    * = new or updated
    .. = and other calls


    QSL information
    ===============
    3V8SF via LX1NO (B), (L)
    4L2M via EA7FTR (d)
    4U1A via UA3DX (L)
    5H6PJ via VU2BGC (d)
    5Z4/M0LEP via M0LEP (B - OQRS), (L), (e)
    8J6HAM via JARL-Bureau, (L), eQSL
    9A0BB via 9A3JB (B), (L)
    EA8/DF4UE via DF4UE
    EI9E via EI2FG (B), (L)
    F6REF via F4KLW (B), (L), eQSL
    FR8UA via F4FTV (d), (L)
    HB0/DL1MGB via DL1MGB (B), (L)
    HG5D via HA8QZ (B)
    IB2WAP via eQSL
    II2YLSP via IZ2ELV (d)
    II5ANT via IZ5BTC (B)
    IN3/OK1DOY/p via OK1DOY (B), (L)
    IR1ANT via I1HYW (B)
    IR2A via IK2JYT (B), (L), eQSL
    LX/PA4O via PA4O (d), eQSL
    MJ5E via GU4YOX (B), (L)
    OP4W via ON4BWT (L)
    OP6Y via ON6YP (B), eQSL
    OV1CDX via OZ1GML (d)
    PA6ANT via PA3FOE (B), (L), eQSL
    PI4CC via PC2A (d), (L)
    PI4ZUT via PD0JMH (B)
    RI30ANT via RZ3EC (B)
    TM25PVJ via F8GGZ (B)
    VO2AAA via VE3KG (d), (L)
    VO2AC via VE3FU (B), (L)
    YQ6A via YO6BHN (L)
    YS3CW via I2JIN (d), (L)

    (d) = direct (B) = bureau ok (L) = LoTW (O) = OQRS
    (C) = ClubLog (e) = eQSL (*) = new manager (Q) = QRZ.COM



    Abbreviations in this DXNL:
    ===========================
    ARLHS Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
    DCI D.C.I. (Diploma Castelli Italia) http://www.dcia.it/dci/
    DCPC D.C.P.C. (Diploma Castelli Provincia Cuneo)
    DFCF Diplome des Forts et Chateaux de France
    DIFM Diplome des Iles de la France Metropolitaine
    H/c Homecall
    ILLW International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend
    IOCA Islands Of Croatia Award
    IOTA Islands on the Air
    POTA Parks On The Air
    RDA Russian District's Award Program
    RLHA Russian Lighthouse Award
    SNSM Societe Nationale des Sauveteurs en Mer
    URE Union de Radioaficionados Espanoles
    WCA World Castles Award
    WLOTA World Lighthouse On The Air Award
    WRTC World Radiosport Team Championship
    WWFF World Wide Flora & Fauna


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