The Ohio/Penn Dx PacketCluster
DX Bulletin No. 632
October 27, 2003
Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
Provided by BARF-80 BBS Cleveland, Ohio
Thanks to the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, Northern Ohio DX Association, Ohio/Penn PacketCluster Network, AB5K & the AR TelNet Clusters Network, K1XN & GoList, K3GV, NG3K, W3UR & The Daily DX, N4AA & QRZ DX, K8YSE, W8UVZ, WB8B, DL/VE3ZIK & contesting.info, DL1EK/DL7VOA & DX Newsletter, EA5BYP, EA7FTR, JI6KVR & JA-IOTA Islands News, MM0BQI and OE1WEU and for the following DX information.
EDITOR'S SPECIAL NOTICE
This week's bulletin was sent out earlier than normal to accommodate the late CQWW DX SSB Contest announcements. Also, it will provide the readers with a consolidated listing of the CQWW DX SSB Contest participants.
DXCC COUNTRY/ENTITY REPORT
According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 17th/October, through Thursday, 23rd/October there were 238 countries active. Countries available: 3A, 3B8, 3B9, 3D2, 3DA, 3V, 3W, 3X, 4J, 4L, 4S, 4U1I, 4W, 4X, 5B, 5H, 5N, 5R, 5U, 5V, 5W, 5X, 5Z, 6W, 6Y, 7P, 7Q, 7X, 8P, 8R, 9A, 9H, 9J, 9K, 9L, 9M2, 9M6, 9N, 9Q, 9V, 9X, 9Y, A2, A3, A4, A6, A7, AP, BV, BY, C5, C6, C9, CE, CE0Y, CE9, CM, CN, CP, CT, CT3, CU, CX, D2, D4, DL, DU, EA, EA6, EA8, EA9, EI, EK, EL, EP, ER, ES, ET, EU, EX, EY, EZ, F, FG, FK, FM, FO, FP, FR, FY, G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GU, GW, H4, HA, HB, HB0, HC, HC8, HH, HI, HK, HK0/a, HL, HP, HR, HS, HV, HZ, I, IS, J2, J3, J5, J6, J7, JA, JD/o, JT, JW, JY, K, KH0, KH2, KH6, KL, KP2, KP4, LA, LU, LX, LY, LZ, OA, OD, OE, OH, OH0, OK, OM, ON, OX, OY, OZ, P2, P4, PA, PJ2, PJ7, PY, PY0F, PZ, S2, S5, S7, S9, SM, SP, ST, SU, SV, SV/a, SV5, SV9, T30, T7, T9, TA, TF, TG, TI, TJ, TK, TN, TR, TT, TU, TY, TZ, UA, UA2, UA9, UK, UN, UR, V2, V3, V4, V5, V6, V7, V8, VE, VK, VK9C, VK9N, VK9X, VP2E, VP2M, VP5, VP8, VP8/h, VP9, VQ9, VR, VU, XE, XT, XU, YA, YB, YI, YJ, YK, YL, YN, YO, YS, YU, YV, Z2, Z3, ZA, ZB, ZC4, ZD7, ZD9, ZF, ZK1/s, ZK2, ZL, ZL8, ZP, ZS
* PLEASE NOTE: The report "could" contain "Pirate/SLIM" operations. As always, you never know - "Work First Worry Later" (WFWL).
Operator Leo, UT1WL, will be active as 3XY1L during the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) using low power. QSL via UY5XE.
Dean, 8P6SH, will be active in the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th). Look for him to sign 8P6SH as a Single-Op/ Single Band (40m) entry and 8P2K as a Single-Op/Single Band (15m) entry. QSL both callsigns via KU9C.
Marios, 5B4WN, will be active as C4W during the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Single-Op/All Band/High Power entry. He will attempt to use the "Logbook of the World" (LoTW) after the contest.
D70, SOUTH KOREA
Operators DS3GLW, DS4NYE, HL3VQ, HL3AHQ, HL3AMO and HL3SEO will be active as D70LW in the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Multi-??? entry. QSL via HL3VQ.
Wolfgang, OE1WEU, informs OPDX and readers that YI9OM QSLs are being rejected. Reason indicted: No Documentation Received.
EA8, CANARY ISLANDS
Well known DXer Martti Laine, OH2BH, will be active as EA8BH in the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Single-Op/Single Band (80m) entry. QSL via OH2BH.
Andy, UA3DPX, will be active as EX9A during the CQ World Wide DX CW Contest (November 29-30th) as a Single-Op/All Band/High Power entry. All QSOs in the log will be QSLed via the Bureau.
HC8, GALAPAGOS ISLANDS (Update)
As mentioned in OPDX.631, Trey/N5KO and other operators (team not finalized) will be active as HC8N during the CQ World Wide DX CW Contest (November 29-30th) as a Multi-Multi entry. QSL via W5UE. Trey informs OPDX that he will arrive on the island on Sunday afternoon, November 23rd local time, and depart on the Monday morning after the CQWW CW Contest. Activity before the contest will be on 6/10/12/15/17/20/30/40/80/160 meters, mostly on SSB and CW.
AS-049. Operators JA6PSE and JA6PSI will be active for about one week beginning of March 2004 from Tokara Arc in the Takara Islands (JIIA-049-012, WLH-0884). He will be on 160-10 meters CW and SSB. He might try some RTTY and PSK31. They will use the callsigns JA6PSE (for SSB and RTTY) and JA6PSI (CW only). QSL via home calls.
EU-156. Bruno, F5JYD, will be active as F5JYD/P from some of the Normandie Islands (for the DIFM), October 27-30th. Look for operations from Le Mont St. Michel (MA 005), Rimains Island (MA 006) and Landes Island (MA 034). Activity will be QRP with solar power energy. QSL via his home callsign.
NA-072. Mike/DL2OE and Will/DJ7AA will be active as HP1/homecall from Contadora Island now through October 29th. Activity will be on 160-6 meters (with special interest on the low bands) CW/SSB/RTTY. QSL HP1/DL2OE via DL7CM and HP1/DJ7AA via his homecall.
NCDXA 2004 OFFICERS
At the October meeting, the members of the National Capitol DX Association elected the following officers to serve in 2004:
Dick Mayott, W2YE -- President
Terry Hines, N2ZH, -- Vice President
Brian Bayus, N1KC, -- Treasurer
George Vincent, K3GV -- Secretary
OH0, ALAND ISLAND
Toni, OH2UA (ex-OH2JTE), will be active as OH0B in the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Single-Op/All Band/High Power entry. QSL via OH2BH.Mo
QSL INFO AND NEWS
Elmo, EA5BYP, reports that the logs for the 3C0V operation (modes PSK31, RTTY and CW) are now available at: http://www.tabarca.es.mn SSB contacts will be available in a few days. They continue processing data.
Fran, EA7FTR, informs OPDX that he is now the NEW QSL Manager for Billy, 6W1RD. QSL via EA7FTR.
Zik, DL/VE3ZIK (4N1DX), informs OPDX that the latest QSL info from the CQWW DX SSB Contest will be published next Wednesday or Thursday at: http://www.contesting.info
Members of the UA2 Contest Club will be active as RW2F in the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via DK4VW.
Tom, N9NC, will be active as SU9NC in the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Single-Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL via OM2SA.
T30, WESTERN KIRIBATI
Vladimir, UA4WHX, is again active from the Pacific. After being active from Fiji and Rotuma (3D2VB and 3D2VB/R), he is now active from Western Kiribati with the callsign T30VB. Activity will be on 40-10 meters CW/SSB. Over the last few days he has been very active on 40 meters. There has also been QSNs reported on 30 and 20 meters. The length of his stay is not known. QSL via UA4WHX.
Members of the IRA club will be active as TF3W during the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Multi-Single entry. QSL via TF3GB.
V73, MARSHALL ISLANDS
Brian, K9QQ, will be active as V73AZ during the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Single-Op/All Band/ High Power entry. QSL via K9JS.
V73 MARSHALL ISLANDS
Neil, V73NS, is still active from Kwajalein Atoll (OC-028). Most of his operating time is between 1700-1840z and from 0300-0500z. You will find him working only CW on all bands except 20 meters and 160 meters. He has spent most of his previous operating time on 20 meters but is now trying to spread the QSOs out more across the other bands. He plans on being active on 160 meters in late November and is also getting more active on 6 meters from grid RJ-39. QSL is direct (S.A.S.E. only): Neil Schwanitz, BOX 8341 APO, AP 96557 (USA).
VP9, BERMUDA (Update)
Bill/N1HRA, Matt/WE1H, Foster/N3KCJ and Joe/K1JN will be active from October 23-28th and will take part in the CQWW DX SSB Contest as VP9I. Outside of the contest, they will be active on 160-6 meters as homecall/VP9. QSL to homecall outside of the contest and to K1JN for VP9I QSOs. Please do not use the VP9 bureau.
George, W8UVZ, informs OPDX that Bob, XQ6ET, has been mostly inactive for several weeks now with rig problems. A replacement radio is on its way to Chile but not expected to arrive for at least 4 weeks. A reminder that QSLs for XQ6ET are done only DIRECT to W8UVZ. Bureau cards are being received but cannot be processed.
CQWW STATION LISTING
Thanks to Bill, NG3K, for providing OPDX readers the following consolidated listing of the participants in the 2003 CQWW SSB Contest. For a more detailed listing in HTML format, please visit the Web page at:
------------------------------------------------------------------------ Contest DXCC CQZ Class QSL Callsign Entity Route ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 3XY1L Guinea 35 LP UY5XE 4L4AJ Georgia 21 SOAB HP 4L6AM Georgia 21 SOSB 20M 4W2A Timor Leste 28 JR2KDN 4X6FR Israel 20 M/S 4X6OM 5I3A Tanzania 37 M/M 5W0ZY Western Samoa 32 JA2ZL 5J0X San Andres 07 M/? 7S2E Sweden 14 SOSB 40M SM2DMU 8P1A Barbados 08 SOAB HP NN1N 8P2K Barbados 08 SOSB 15M KU9C 8P6SH Barbados 08 SOSB 40M KU9C 9A7P Croatia 15 SOAB LP 9A6XX 9A0R Croatia 15 M/? 9A9R 9H3UD Malta 15 M/2 DL5OB 9N7ET Nepal 22 JI1LET 9N7MV Nepal 22 JA0UMV 9Y4ZC Trinidad & Tobago 09 SOAB HP DL6FBL A61AJ United Arab Emirates 21 M/M See Info AH2R Guam 27 M/2 JH7QXJ BW3/JD1BKQ Taiwan 24 SOAB JR3PZW C2 Nauru 31 C4W Cyprus 20 SOAB HP LOTW CE4Y Chile 12 SOSB 10M CE4FXY CE0Y/SQ9BOP Easter Island 12 CN2R Morocco 33 SOAB W7EJ CO8LY Cuba 08 M/2 EA7ADH CQ9K Madeira 33 M/M CS3MAD CT9L Madeira 33 M/2 DJ6QT D4B Cape Verde 35 SOAB HP K1BV D44TD Cape Verde 35 SOAB CT1EKF D70LW South Korea 25 M/? HL3VQ E21EIC Thailand 26 SOSB 15M E21EIC EA1COZ Spain 14 M/S EA1COZ EA8BH Canary Islands 33 SOSB 80M OH2BH ED3SSB Spain 14 M/S EA3QP ED7VG Spain 14 M/M EA7HY EM0U Ukraine 15 M/M UT3UZ FM5FJ Martinique 08 SOSB 20M KU9C FS St Martin 08 Home Call FY5KE French Guiana 09 M/S FY5KE GM5A Scotland 14 M/2 GM0RLZ GM7V Scotland 14 SOAB HP M0CMK GM0B Scotland 14 M/M Buro HB0/HB9AON Liechtenstein 14 DJ2YE HC4/NP3D Ecuador 10 SOSB W3HNK HC8N Galapagos 10 SOAB HP W5UE HI3NR Dominican Republic 08 KB2MS HP Panama 07 HQ9R Honduras 07 N6FF IH9P Italian Africa 33 M/2 KR7X IO3C Italy 15 SOSB 40M IN3QBR IO3T Italy 15 M/S IZ3ESV IO4T Italy 15 M/S IK4XCL Direct IR1A Italy 15 IK1GPG IR4X Italy 15 M/S IK4QJH IR7G Italy 15 SOSB 40M I7RIZ IR8M Italy 15 M/S IS0/DL3EW Sardinia 15 M/M TBA IS0A Sardinia 15 M/M See Web IT9GSF Sicily 15 SO2R IT9GSF IU2X Italy 15 M/S IK2GSN J42A Greece 20 SV2AEL J42C Greece 20 SV7CLI J42T Greece 20 SV2BFN J43GRC Greece 20 M/? K6HRO J49Z Crete 20 M/S IK8UND JW5E Svalbard 40 M/? JW5NM KH6/K0CD Hawaii 31 K0CD KH0A Mariana Islands 27 JF1MIA KH0AA Mariana Islands 27 M/2 JA5DQH KP2A Virgin Islands 08 SOSB 20M W3HNK KP3Z Puerto Rico 08 SOAB/A WC4E LN4C Norway 14 M/M LA4C LN8W Norway 14 M/S LA9VDA LT1F Argentina 13 M/M AC7DX LX5A Luxembourg 14 SOSB 80M LX1RQ LX7I Luxembourg 14 SOSB 40M LX2AJ LX9SW Luxembourg 14 SOSB 20M LX1RQ LY7A Lithuania 15 M/M LY2ZO LY7Z Lithuania 15 SOAB LP LY2TA LY9Y Lithuania 15 M/? LY2CY LZ9W Bulgaria 20 M/M See Info M4A England 14 M/S G6UW MD4K Isle of Man 14 M/2 G3NKC MD0BJM/M Isle of Man 14 MD0BJM MJ2Z Jersey 14 SOAB HP M5RIC MM0Q Scotland 14 SOAB MM0BQI MM0LEO Scotland 14 W3LEO MU/DL2OBF Guernsey 14 SOAB DL2OBF MW/VE6WQ Wales 14 SOSB OE2S Austria 15 M/S OE2GEN OE5T Austria 15 M/? OE5XVL OH1F Finland 15 M/? OH1AF OH4A Finland 15 SOSB 20M OH6LI OH0B Aland 15 SOAB HP OH2BH OH0V Aland 15 SOSB 15M OH6LI OH0Z Aland 15 SOAB OH5DX OL5T Czech Republic 15 M/M OK1TNM OL7R Czech Republic 15 M/S OK1XUV OM7M Slovakia 15 M/S OM3PA OT3A Belgium 14 M/M ON7LR Direct OT3H Belgium 14 M/S Buro OT3L Belgium 14 M/2 ON6NL OX3UB Greenland 40 SO OZ1GER Direct P29AM Papua New Guinea 28 NU5O P40A Aruba 09 SOSB 20M WD9DZV P40W Aruba 09 SOAB HP N2MM PA0CYW/DU2 Philippines 27 SOAB PA0CYW PJ2T Netherlands Antilles 09 M/2 N9AG PJ4T Netherlands Antilles 09 M/? DL9NDS PJ7/AH8DX St Maarten 08 SOAB AH8DX Direct PT0F Fernando de Noronha 11 SOAB W3HC PZ5A Surinam 09 M/2 W5UE PZ5JR Surinam 09 M/S K3BYV RL3A Russia (Europe) 16 M/S W3HNK RM0A Russia (Asia) 18 SOAB HP UA0ANW RT9W Russia (Asia) 17 M/S RT9W RU1A Russia (Europe) 16 M/2 RU1AE Buro RW2F Kaliningrad 15 M/2 DK4VW S79AX Seychelles 39 ON5AX S53S Slovenia 15 M/S Buro SU9NC Egypt 34 SOAB LP OM2SA SY8A Greece 20 M/S SV8CS TF3W Iceland 40 M/S TF3GB TI5A Costa Rica 07 M/S TI5AA TI5N Costa Rica 07 M/M W3HNK TI8M Costa Rica 07 M/2 TI2KAC TM9AF France 14 M/S F5SM TO5A Martinique 08 SOAB F5VHJ UK/JE7RJZ Uzbekistan 17 TBD JE7IDA UV7M Ukraine 16 M/? US5MTJ Buro V26B Antigua 08 M/2 WT3Q V26DX Antigua 08 M/2 KU9C V47KP St Kitts Nevis 08 M/2 K2SB V55V Namibia 38 M/S ZS6MG V63B Micronesia 27 M/M JA7AO V73AZ Marshall Islands 31 SOAB HP K9JS VB2C Canada 02 M/M See Notes VE2CVI Canada 02 M/? VE3BW/HR6 Honduras 07 M/S VE3BW VK9XD Christmas Island 29 SOAB VK2CZ Direct VO2WL Canada 02 SOAB HP VE3JM VP2E Anguilla 08 M/S N5AU VP5B Turks & Caicos 08 M/2 N2AU VP5DX Turks & Caicos 08 M/S NU4Y VP5T Turks & Caicos 08 M/M N2VW VP9I Bermuda 05 M/2 K1JN W8JE/C6A Bahamas 08 SO W8JE WP3C Puerto Rico 08 SOAB LP W3HNK XU7ACE Cambodia 26 SOAB HP ES1FB YB0ZDA Indonesia 28 M/S YB0AI Direct YJ0X Vanuatu 32 M/S VK4TI YL8M Latvia 15 SOAB YL2KL YM2ZF Turkey 20 SOAB LP UT2UB YN2EJ Nicaragua 07 M/S K5LBU ZS5T South Africa 38 SOSB 20M ZS5BBO ZW5B Brazil 11 SOSB 10M ZW5B ZK1SSB South Cook Islands 32 M/S W6ORD
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