DARC - DXNL 1811/1812 (Dec 19, 2012)

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This double issue is the last issue of this year.
We would like to say a big Thank you to all who contributed to the
success of DXNL in 2012 with your information! We wish all our readers
and their families a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

The DXNL team:
Johannes, DK8JB  Editor
Klaus, DL7UXG    IOTA announcements
Robert, DL7VOA   translation and webadmin
Fabian, DJ1YFK   support
Julian, DL6OCK   IT support


7P, LESOTHO
     Kiyo,JR1IZM, will be active as 7P8ZM from Maseru City in holiday style
     using CW/SSB/digital modes on 40m-6m probably using an IC-7200 and loop
     until Jan 15. QSL via JO1CRA.

DU, PHILIPPINES, OC-042
     Al,W7XA, is living in the Philippines now. He is working as DU1/W7XA
     mainly in CW on 40m-10m with 100 watts and an Inverted-V near Tagaytay,
     40 km south of Manila. In February he'll start with QRO and a Hexbeam.
     The QSL route will be announced on QRZ.com.

G, ENGLAND, EU-005
     The RSGB celebrates its 100th jubilee in 2013. Special event stations
     from all call areas (Gx100RSGB) will be active on the air. See also:
     http://www.rsgb.org/aboutrsgb/rsgbcentenary2013/?id=rsgb-centenary-home
        ---
     After 18 years the clubhouse of GB2BP in Bletchley Park has to make way
     for the new park entrance and an access road to the park. It will be
     re-activated occasionally as a special event station by the Milton
     Keynes Amateur Radio Society (MKARS). See also: http://www.mkars.org.uk

HB9, SWITZERLAND
     The Tera Radio Club (HB9OK) plans to be active with the special call
     HB30OK almost everyday between Jan 1 and Dec 31, 2013 celebrating the
     30th anniversary of the club.

HI, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, NA-096
     Alex,HI7/RO5D, is working on 20m/15m/10m and maybe 40m until Dec 25.
     QSL via homecall.

JA, JAPAN, AS-007
     The special event station 8N119T will be active in all modes on all
     HF bands between Dec 23 and March 25 to celebrate the 65th anniversary
     of the Tokyo Fire Department. 119 is the emergency number in Japan fo
     ambulance and firemen. QSL via bureau.

LY, LITHUANIA
     The Christman special event station LY12XMAS is working until Dec 31.
     QSL via LY2QT.

OA, PERU
     Martijn,OA4/PA3GFE, will be working holiday style mainly in CW/digital
     on 40m-10m from Dec 20 until Feb 2. He also wants to put a resonant
     80m antenna on air. QSL via homecall, LoTW.

SP, POLAND
     The special event station HF0WOSP will be activated by the "Klub
     Krotkofalowcow Lok" in January. QSL via SP2KFL. See: http://sp2kfl.org
        ---
     The special event station HF2012PLL is working from Swidnik until
     Jan 14 to promote the new airport Lublin. The OPs are Marek,SP8QEJ,
     Arek,SQ8BGR, Zdzisiek,SQ8EP, and Krzysiek,SP8GVM.
     See also: http://www.zwiedzajlubelskie.pl/lotnisko

SU, EGYPT
     Gerd,DJ5IW, received a licence for Egypt and is active as SU/DJ5IW
     until Dec 21. QSL via homecall.

VE, CANADA
     The special event station CK3B celebrates the 50th anniversary of the
     Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) until Dec 28. QSL via VE3JPP.

VP9, BERMUDA ISLANDS, NA-005
     Masa,K1GI/VP9, wanrs to hit the airwaves in CW, SSB and digital modes
     on 160m-10m from Dec 29 until Jan 2.
     QSL direct via JG2BRI, LoTW, ClugLog (OQRS).

W, USA
     On Dec 21 the Mayan calendar comes to an end. Some people are afraid
     of the the end of the world. The OPs of N0D are waiting for the
     possible events on Dec 20/21. If nothing happens they will be QRV
     also on Dec 22. QSL via KK5W, unfortunately only direct.
     See also: http://www.nowzerodays.com

XE, MEXICO
     Members of the Radio club Cancun announced to activate the special
     event station 4A0MAYA in SSB, RTTY and PSK31 on 40m-6m from Dec 19-23.
     QSL via XE3RCC. See also: http://www.4a0maya.info
        ---
     Markus,XE1/DJ4EL, will be working from Tlaxcala near the Malinche
     volcano (4460m) from Dec 20 until Jan 2. QSL via homecall.

LINKS: Current SOTA activities (mountain summits) are announced at:
     http://www.sotawatch.org
        ---
     Detailed information about current VHF activities can be found on the
     VHF DX portal "Make More Miles on VHF" at: http://www.MMMonVHF.de


UPCOMING CONTESTS
-----------------
Dec 21      AGB Party Contest
Dec 23      RAEM International HF Contest CW
Dec 26      DARC Christmas Party
Dec 29      RAC Canada Winter Contest
Dec 29/30   Original-QRP-Contest
Dec 29/30   Stew Perry Topband Distance Challenge
Dec 30      DSW short contest
Jan 1       SARTG New Year RTTY Contest
Jan 1       AGCW-DL Happy New Year Contest
Jan 1       AGCW-VHF/UHF Contest

WW Iron Ham Contest: The "Araucaria DX Group" was inspired by the "Ironman
Thriatlon" races and introduces the "WW Iron Ham Contest".
This 24-hour-contest in SSB, CW and RTTY takes place on Dec 29/30,
the rules can be found at: http://www.araucariadx.com/ih

WAEDC Questionnaire: To get a better understanding what the WAEDC partici-
pants like or dislike about this particular contest we created a small
survey. Please take a few minutes and answer the following questions for us:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEZrUlg0bldoNnlyLUJ6a3d
aVEhKMVE6MQ



IOTA                compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG  (e-mail: iota@dxhf.darc.de)
----
Island activities:
AS-013, 8Q, Maldive Islands: Max,HB9TUZ, is going to spend his holidays on
     the North Male Atoll (WLOTA 3911) from Dec 26 until Jan 3. He will sign
     8Q7MS in holiday style on 80m-10m SSB. QSL only via eQSL.

AS-021, A6, Trucial Coast group: Members of the Emirates Amateur Radio
     Society are planning a trip to Umm Al Hatab Island from Dec 19-24.
     They will be active as A63HI on the HF bands. QSL via IZ8CLM.
     See also: http:/www.ears.ae

AS-031, JD, Chichi/Haha/Muko Islands: Harry,JG7PSJ, will be QRV as JD1BMH
     from Chichijima (WLOTA 2269, Loc QL17cc, JCG 10007) between Dec 30 and
     Jan 4. Listen for him in CW, SSB and RTTY on 80m-10m.
     QSL via JD1BMH (bureau) or JG7PSJ (direct). See: http://jd1bmh.zxq.net

EU-171, OZ, Jylland North group: Michael,5P1KZX (EPC #19406), will show up
     from Frederikshavn on Vendsyssel-Thy (DIA NJ-001, Loc JO57gk) from
     Dec 23 until Jan 9. Michael uses this call for QSOs in PSK and RTTY.
     He wants to work also on 160m during Christmas. QSL via homecall.

Caribbean Tour by K3LP: David,K3LP, continues his trip through the Caribbean
     and will show up in holiday style from following islands:
     Dec 23: NA-106, KP2, Virgin Islands: St. Croix (USi VI002S, WLOTA 2477)
                                          as KP2/K3LP
     Dec 24: NA-104, V4, St. Kitts and Nevis: from Basseterre as V4/K3LP
     Dec 25: NA-101, J7, Dominica: from Roseau as J73/K3LP
     Dec 26: NA-024, J3, Grenada: from St. George's (WLOTA 0718) as J3/K3LP
     Dec 28: NA-106, KP2, Virgin Islands: from Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
                                          (USi VI004S) as KP2/K3LP
     Dec 29-31: NA-099, KP4, Puerto Rico: San Juan (USi PR006S, WLOTA 2802)
                                          as KP4/K3LP
     All QSLs via K3LP (bureau/direct). See also: http://www.k3lp.com

NA-046, W1, Massachusetts State South (Bristol to Barnstable County) group:
     Howie,K1VSJ/p, will be QRV from Martha's Vineyard (USi MA005S,
     WLOTA 2804) from Dec 28 until Jan 1 with focus on working JA on 15/10m.
     QSL via homecall (bureau/direct).

NA-100, V2, Antigua and Barbuda: Kei,KG2A (aka JJ1RJR), is going to visit
     Antigua (WLOTA 1118) from Dec 23-29 and will hand out IOTA points as
     V25A in SSB and CW on 160m-10m. QSL only direct via KG2A.

NA-103, VP2M, Montserrat: Nao,JN1RVS, plans to show up as VP2MRV in CW and
     RTTY on 80m-10m from Montserrat (WLOTA 1475) between Dec 21 and Jan 3.
     QSL via JA1HGY (bureau/direct/LoTW).

NA-114, FG, Les Saintes Island: Nicolas,FG4NO, will move from Terre de Haut
     to Les Saintes Island on Jan 1 which makes him the only active station
     from this IOTA group. See also: http://fg4no.fr
     QSLs for stations in region 1 via F4AVX (bureau/direct).
     QSLs for stations in region 2 and 3 via FG4NO (d).

OC-009, T8, Palau Island: Ryosei,JH0IXE, will be QRV again as T8CW from
     Koror Island (Loc PJ77fi) working in RTTY, PSK31 and JT65A on 160m-6m
     from Dec 24 until Jan 6. QSL via homecall (bureau/direct).

OC-100, H40, Nendo Island: Sigi,DK9FN, is visiting the Solomon Islands again
     and plans to show up as H40FN from Nendo Island (Temotu province) in
     in CW (only little SSB) from Dec 22 until Jan 7.
     All QSOs will be confirmed via bureau automatically. Direct requests
     should be sent to HA8DD.

IOTA general information: Following operations of Oct/Nov 2012 were
     approved for the IOTA program: VK4EI/P (OC-171) and 7Z7AB (AS-190).
     AS-190 is a valid IOTA group now.


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DATE           CALL           DXNL

Resident       3B8BAE         1808
     -28Feb    3Z5MT          1808
19Dec-23Dec    4A0MAYA        1811/12 *
     -31Dec    4G0LD          1761
     -31Dec    4O60GBP        1790
23Dec-09Jan    5P1KZX         1811/12 *
09Nov-09Mar    4S7KKG         1805
16Nov-         5T0JL          1772/1806
08Dec-01Mar    5W0W           1809/1810
     -2014     5Z4/LA4GHA..   1810
     -2014     5Z4EE          1803/1807
2012           6D0LM          1774
     -Jan      6Y5/W8YCM      1809
Unknown        7P8CC          1807
17Dec-         7P8RI          1810
     -15Jan    7P8ZM          1811/12 *
Resident       7Q7DFC         1805
     -31Dec    7T50I..        1788

     -31Dec    8J1KS          1800
     -31Mar    8J1MBR         1788
     -31Dec    8J1MST         1779
Resident       8J1RL          1809
     -31Mar    8J1SPY         1788
     -31Dec    8J1STGY        1800
     -31Dec    8J3IPA         1802
     -31Dec    8J50YAX        1794
     -31Mar    8J5ssS         1807
10Dec-03Mar    8J6HAM         1809
     -31Dec    8J6O           1773
     -31Dec    8J6OKAJO       1788
23Dec-25Mar    8N119T         1811/12 *
     -31Dec    8N1CJ          1807
     -31Dec    8N1TDU         1780
26Dec-03Jan    8Q7MS          1811/12 *
     -2012     9J2RI          1739/1742
30Oct-26Dec    9M2MRS         1803
Resident       9V1KK          1803
     -Oct/14   9V1RM          1751

Resident       A22LL          1803
     -Sep/13   A52SV          1752
19Dec-24Dec    A63HI          1811/12 *
     -10Mar    BM0LF..        1805
     -Dec/13   C91IW          1787
Resident       CD6713         1805
     -28Dec    CK3B           1811/12 *
     -31Dec    CN2YZ          1771
01Dec-Jan      C6AGT          1808
     -Dec      CW90A          1805
     -Dec      CY0/VE1AWW     1784
     -May/13?  D2SG           1748/1780
05Nov-15Feb    D3AA           1806
     -31Dec    DA0LSW         1785
2012?          DL0SLITISA     1764
     -13Jan    DL125HHZ       1778
01Jan-31Dec    DL150BH        1761
01Jan-31Dec    DL1630Y        1760
     -31Dec    DL250COAL      1779
01Jan-31Dec    DM100MGY       1763
01Jan-31Dec    DM50KSJ        1763
     -31Dec    DM800ANH       1767
     -Feb/13   DP0GVN         1756
     -31Dec    DP87SIXD       1792
     -Jan/13   DQ0STRATEX     1770
     -31Dec    DQ125HSB..     1784/1802
     -31Dec    DR50DTANGO     1791
Resident       DU1/W7XA       1811/12 *
08Dec-18Jan    DU9/M0GHQ      1810

10Dec-05Jan    E51E           1809
     -31Dec    E720RS         1770
     -20Dec    EA8/DG1BH      1809
03Dec-12Feb    EA8/IK1PMR     1808
03Dec-12Feb    EA8/PA3LEO     1808
     -31Dec    EI100T         1770
01Jan-31Dec    EI80IRTS       1763/1788
Unknown        ET3AA          1805
Resident       FG4NO          1811/12 *
     -01Mar    FH8NX          1747
2013           G100RSGB..     1811/12 *
     -31Dec    GB50WVR        1767
2012           GB80PW         1762
22Dec-07Jan    H40FN          1811/12 *
     -2013     H44RK          1793
     -31Dec    HA50ZH         1780
01Jan-Dec/13   HB30OK         1811/12 *
Jan            HF0WOSP        1811/12 *
     -31Dec    HG90ST         1804
     -Sep/13   HI3/KL7JR      1745
     -25Dec    HI7/RO5D       1811/12 *

     -01Jan    II0XMAS        1810
01Jan-31Dec    II6LN          1763
     -Jul/13   J28UC          1734
     -Aug/14   J28NC          1796
26Dec          J3/K3LP        1811/12 *
25Dec          J73/K3LP       1811/12 *
30Dec-04Jan    JD1BMH         1811/12 *
     -11Apr    JX9JKA         1773/1807
29Dec-02Jan    K1GI/VP9       1811/12 *
28Dec-01Jan    K1VSJ/p        1811/12 *
18Dec-22Dec    K3LP/KP4       1810
     -Mar/13   K6H            1803
     -2013     KG4AJ          1756
     -Jun/13   KH2/N2NL       1680
     -Mar/13   KH9/WA2YUN     1771
23Dec/28Dec    KP2/K3LP       1811/12 *
long term      KP2/NQ3X       1799/1803
29Dec-31Dec    KP4/K3LP       1811/12 *
     -31Dec    LY12XMAS       1811/12 *
     -31Dec    LX75RL         1788
20Dec-22Dec    N0D            1811/12 *

20Dec-02Feb    OA4/PA3GFE     1811/12 *
Resident       OD5RW          1799
     -Apr/17   OG3077F        1789
     -31Dec    OH150VR        1772
Dec            OH9SCL..       1810
01Jan-31Dec    ON65BR         1763
     -31Dec    ON85RCL        1790
01Dec-31Dec    OP200HC..      1808
     -31Dec    P3EU           1786
     -01Jan    PA12XMAS       1810
     -28Dec    PF35FRAG       1809
01Dec-28Dec    PG100NOM       1807
     -18Dec    PJ2/PA0VDV     1809
     -20Dec    PQ125GBA       1808
     -31Dec    R20            1809
22Dec-17Feb    RI1ANC         1810
     -15Jan    S505SLG        1803
     -15Jan    S512IAPMC      1803
     -31Dec    S555E..        1772
15Dec-28Dec    S79NEN         1810
18Dec-07Jan    S79QT          1810
Dec            SN15ZIP        1808
Resident       ST2FT          1808
     -21Dec    SU/DJ5IW       1811/12 *

     -Feb/13   T6LG           1795/1807
     -Oct/13   T6MH           1806
     -2014     T6T            1810
24Dec-06Jan    T8CW           1811/12 *
     -31Dec    TC50TRAC..     1770
     -13Jan    TG9/KF5LSG..   1807
     -2015?    TJ3SN (?)      1806
     -31Dec    TM210VH        1770
     -31Dec    TM70TRS        1763
23Dec-29Dec    V25A           1811/12 *
24Dec          V4/K3LP        1811/12 *
     -18Jan    V5/DJ2BQ..     1809
     -Nov/14   V73NS          1604/1668/1752
Resident       VK4FMAG        1807
Unknown        VK8/OZ1AA      1809
21Dec-03Jan    VP2MRV         1811/12 *
Unknown        VP8CMH/mm..    1804
Unknown        VP8DFR         1803
     -Mar/13?  VU3BPZ/3..     1800
20Dec-02Jan    XE1/DJ4EL      1811/12 *
     -May/14   XE1/DM3DL      1730
12Dec-04Jan    XV0VR          1810
Resident       XV4Y           1808
15Dec-15Jan    YC9MLL         1810
14Nov-         YI1IRQ         1807
Unknown        Z88Z           1800
     -Oct/13   ZD9KX          1795
     -Aug/13   ZF2TK          1800
     -2014     ZY2014WC       1774

 * = new or updated
.. = and other calls


QSL information
---------------
4A0MAYA    via XE3RCC
4J3DJ          (d)
5C5W       via EA5XX (d)
9Q6AL      via DF9TA (B)
5P1KZX     via 5P1KZX (bureau/direct/LoTW)
7P8ZM      via JO1CRA (B)
8N119T         (B)
8P9CC      via G0KOK (B)
8Q7MS      via eQSL
A6/DL9WVM  via DL9WVM (B), (L)
A63HI      via IZ8CLM (bureau/direct)
BH4REP         (d), (L), eQSL
CK3B       via VE3JPP (B)
C6ARU      via N4UM
C6AVA      via N6AWD (B)
E51E       via EB7DX (L), (d)
ED4RCP     via EA4EGA (B)
ED4T       via EA4CWN (B), (L), eQSL
ED7D       via EA7HEG (d)
EE7E       via EA7RU (B)
EG5CTV     via EA3RKR (B)
EH5RE      via EB5AQB (B), (L), eQSL
EG5CTV     via EA3RKR (d)
F8DYD/p    via F8DYD (B)
FG4NO      via F4AVX     (B)
GB1WH      via M0OXO (B)
GB4RN      via G3LIK (B)
H40FN      via HA8DD (d)
HB30OK     via HB9OK (B)
HF0WOSP    via SP2KFL
HF2012PLL  via SQ8EP
HI3/M0GDX  via M0GDX (B)
HI7/RO5D   via RO5D
HT9H       via TI4SU (d)
J3/K3LP    via K3LP (B)
J68FF      via W3FF (d)
J68UN      via N7UN (L), (d)
J73/K3LP   via K3LP (B)
JD1BMH     via JG7PSJ (d), JD1BMH (B)
K1GI/VP9   via JG2BRI (d), (L), ClubLog (OQRS)
K1VSJ/p    via K1VSJ (B)
KP2/K3LP   via K3LP (B)
KP4/K3LP   via K3LP (B)
LS1D       via AC7DX (B)
LY12XMAS   via LY2QT
N0D        via KK5W (d)
OA4/PA3GFE via PA3GFE (B), (L)
ON800TUR   via ON1CB (B)
OY3JE      via M0URX (B, & OQRS), (L)
PD110MVV   via PD3R (B)
PD35JKS    via PD1JKS, (L), eQSL
PD35ssCS   via PD2RKG (B)
PJ2/PA0VDV via PA0VDV (B)
PJ4NX      via M0URX (B, & OQRS), (L)
PS0F       via WD9DZV (B)
R20BIS     via RU9WZ
R25MSB     via RA9WJV
R60PRC     via RW3FB (B)
S21B       via KX7YT (B)
SN15ZIP    via SP5ZIP
SU/DJ5IW   via DJ5IW (B)
SX1912K    via SZ2RCP (B)
SX9S       via SV9AUE (B)
T6T        via RW6HS (d)
T8CW       via JH0IXE (B)
T88NC      via XE1TNC (B)
UN7AB      via DL8KAC (d)
V25A       via KG2A (d)
V31NO      via W3NO (L)
V4/K3LP    via K3LP (B)
V63XG      via JA1XGI (B)
VP2MRV     via JA1HGY (B), (L)
VP2VGG     via K6CLS (L), (d)
WX3MAS     via W3OK (L), eQSL
XE1/DJ4EL  via DJ4EL (B)
YI1RZ      via IK2DUW (B)
Z6/S52DD   via S52DD (d)
ZF2JS      via N4BFR (B), (L)
ZF2MK      via K9MK (B)
ZF2ZL      via W8ERI
ZW8T       via PS8HF (B)

(d) = only direct
(B) = bureau ok
(*) = new QSL manager
(L) = Logbook of the World (LoTW)
(r) = e-mail request


QSLs arrived direct: V31ME

QSLs arrived bureau: 4U1WRC, 9A202AA, 9Y4W (DL4MDO), CU3AN, D2SG, DB50EFA,
                     DL1630Y, DM100MGY, EN50UG, HB100FLP, IR1ITA, JA3BRI,
                     K3RA, K8CW, LZ1WARD, OE1A, OH2ZZ, PU1KGG, PY1FC, PY2PT,
                     R10DDX, R1941MB, RG50C, TF2MSN, VU2XO

QSLs arrived LoTW:   NH8S (Swains Island)



Many thanks for contributing to this issue of the DXNL are going to:
Carl Smith (QRZ DX), 425DXNews, ICPO Bulletin, OPDX Bulletin, DH5NBK,
DF6EX (WIN-QSL), DJ4EL, DJ5AV, DJ9ZB, DL1SBF, DL7MAE, NG3K, PY5EG,
SU/DJ5IW, F6AJA & Les Nouvelles DX and others

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