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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD005 (1995)

ARLD005 DX news
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 5  ARLD005
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  February 2, 1995
To all radio amateurs   
ARLD005 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
Leo, JI1DLZ, Tedd, KB8NW, Denis, EI6HB, Joe, NJ1Q, Peter, ON6TT,
Rudi, DJ5CQ, the Yankee Clipper Contest Club PacketCluster network
and the Contest Corral column from the pages of QST magazine.
Thanks to all.
BHUTAN.  Four Japanese amateurs have been operating three stations
simultaneously since February 1 as A51/JH1AJT.  They have been
spotted on 14030 and 14195 kHz on the east coast PacketCluster
CONWAY REEF.  A group of four amateurs plan a major, two weekend
effort from March 24 to April 3, including working the CQWW SSB WPX
contest.  Operational specifics include three separate 1 KW
stations, Yagis for the higher frequencies and verticals for the
lower bands.  Ops to date are SM7PKK, OH1RY, SM6CAS and NI6T.  One
more operator is being sought.
Listen for their CW on 1823, 3503/3523, 7003/7023, 10103,
14003/14023, 18071, 21003/21023, 24893 and 28023 kHz.  For SSB try
1843, 3785, 7085, 14195, 18115, 21295, 24935 and 28495 kHz.  And for
RTTY try 7030/7082, 10120, 14082, 18100, 21082 and 28082 kHz.
QSL SSB contacts via Philip Marsh, G4WFZ, Orcheston Road 28,
Bournemouth, BH8 8SR Dorset, Great Britain. QSL CW and RTTY QSOs via
Mats Persson, SM7PKK, Zenithgatan 24  5, S-212 14 Malmo, Sweden.
ETHIOPIA.  ET3BT has been checking into the 14226 DX Net around
1830z.  QSL via Box 6128, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
DJIBOUTI.  J20UFT, was active over the weekend on 20 meter RTTY.  He
mentioned the CBA for his QSL Manager F5LBM is incorrect.  The
correct address for F5LBM is Patrick LaBeaume, 38 Chemin Du Plateau,
67500 Hagueneau, France.
ANDAMAN ISLANDS.  VU2JPS is active only on 40 meter SSB, but may get
on other bands soon.  Check 7060 kHz around 0200z and 0730z.  QSL
via VU2JPS.
MOUNT ATHOS.  Apollo, SV2ASP/A, was working stateside recently on
18140 kHz between 1315 and 1345z.
EAST MALAYSIA.  Peter, PB0ALB, AKA KC4VDE, is expected to be on soon
from Sarawak as 9M8PFB and operate until March 8.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND.  DJ5CQ, DL8WPX and DL3DXX should be on the air
soon as VK9XY.  QSL via DJ5CQ.
COCOS KEELING.  After their Christmas Island stint, our German
friends will sign VK9CR from February 8 to 17.  They will return to
Christmas Island and operate VK9XY from February 18 to 21.
PHILIPPINES.  Tom, SM0CNS, is signing SM0CNS/DU7 again.  He
continues to be active on 1827 kHz around 1400z and again from 2000z
until his sunrise at 2200z.  QSL via Thomas Bevenheim, Villa Sea Q,
Ronda, Cebu Island 6034, Philippines.
SPRATLY ISLAND.  Bobby Garcia, DU6BG, President of PARA, the
Philippine Amateur Radio Association, will be leading an all
Philippine team to activate DU0K on all bands and modes from April
10 to 16.  Apparently no foreign operators will be allowed because
of security reasons.  QSL via DU9RG.
SOUTHEAST ASIA DXPEDITION.  JA2EZD will sign from Thailand, Laos,
Vietnam and Singapore starting around February 10.
ANTARCTICA. Brian, KC4USB, will be active from Byrd Surface Camp
until February 10.  Check 14270 kHz after 0030z daily.  Henry,
KC4USX, is on from Williams Field daily around 14270 kHz after
0300z.  KC4AAG is at a new base at Terra Nova Bay and also frequents
14270 kHz after 0300z.  QSL all three stations via K4MZU.  Eddie,
VI0ANT, is active from Davis Base.  Listen for his 40 and 20 meter
CW.  QSL via VK4EET.
QSL UPDATE.  Cards for EI7M go via the EI QSL Bureau c/o EI6HB, or
direct to Denis O Flynn, EI6HB, Ladysbridge P.O., Ladysbridge,
Castlemartyr, Co. Cork, Ireland.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  State QSO parties abound this weekend.
Your menu consists of the Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont QSO
Parties.  For digital mode types, try the ADRS WW RTTY WPX Contest.
The phone half of the North American Sprint and Ten-Ten
International Net Winter QSO Parties round out this well balanced
menu.  For details on these events check page 127 of January QST.


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