ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD010 (1995)

ARLD010 DX news
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 10  ARLD010
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  March 3, 1995
To all radio amateurs   
ARLD010 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
Steve, W9NUF, Tedd, KB8NW, Joe, NJ1Q, Wayne, WB6EQX, the Northern
Illinois DX Association, the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin, the Yankee
Clipper Contest Club and Tokyo PacketCluster networks and the
Contest Corral column from the pages of QST magazine.  Thanks to
SPRATLY ISLANDS. Yet another group has announced plans to operate
from ''Spratly.''  This operation is to be from Layang Lagang Island,
the Malaysian claimed part of the Spratly Islands.  This DXpedition
will be from March 29 to April 3. The operator list consists of
JA9AA, JA9AG, JR9GBJ, JS1QHO, 9M6BZ, 9M6JC and 9M6ST.  Two of three
stations will be on the air full time, with plans to operate CW,
SSB, RTTY and SSTV signing 9M0A.  For CW try 1825, 3502, 7002,
10102, 14002, 18070, 21002, 24940, 28002 and 50110 kHz.  On SSB try
3790, 7080, 14195, 18115, 21295, 24990, 28495 and 50110 kHz.  For
RTTY try 7029, 14080, 21080 and 28080 kHz.  SSTV will be on 14230
and 21330 kHz.  QSL via JA9AG.
The Philippine Amateur Radio Association, PARA, will be leading a
team to the Spratly Islands and operate as DU0K on all bands and
modes from April 10 to 16.  QSL via DU9RG.
ZONE 23.  A DXpedition to the Tuva Republic of Russia is being
planned by the Foundation for Amateur International Radio Service,
FAIRS, and Friends of Tuva, FOT.  Yuri, UA4LCQ, and Pat, AA6EG, are
organizing a team of American operators to go to the capital city of
Kyzyl.  The DXpedition should run for nearly a month starting in
late May or early June.  Interested parties should contact Pat
Barthelow, AA6EG, 1388  Boles Court, Seaside CA 93955, (408)
394-5531, or via the Internet to
LAOS.  Reports from the Ohio/Penn and Tokyo PacketCluster networks
indicate a station signing XW1 as being on the air.  The Tokyo node
reports the operator is JH1AJT.  Check around 14195 to 14200 kHz
between 1300 and 1400z, and again from 0000 to 0100z.  QSL via
ASCENSION ISLAND.  Jim, N6TJ, signing ZD8Z, was very active during
the past week.  He was worked on 21250 kHz at 2000z on Wednesday.
He plans to be in the ARRL DX SSB Contest over the weekend.  QSL via
ETHIOPIA.  ET3BT is a fairly easy catch.  Try 14226 kHz at 1945z.
MALAWI.  7Q7LA was worked on 18153 kHz at 1945z from northern
MAURITANIA.  5T5JC was quite active all bands this past week and
worked on 24900 kHz at 2015z as well as 28468 kHz at 2050z.
TOGO.  5V7MD was active on a net on 14247 kHz at 2300z.
TUNISIA.  Danny, ON4VT, was reportedly traveling to 3V-land in late
February with plans to operate club station 3V8BB.  To date there
have been no PacketCluster spots on the New England network for this
one.  No documentation for this operation has been received by the
DXCC Desk.
MADAGASCAR.  Ben, 5R8DS, reports Germans DL5UF, DK1CE and DF5WA will
be active through March 10.  5R8EI has been worked on 7004 kHz
between 2245 and 2315z from New England.  QSL via DL2GBT.  5R8EJ has
been worked on 1823 kHz at 0222z and 7008 kHz between 0315 and
NAMIBIA.  DL7UTR and DL7UUO were reported to be signing V5/their
home calls through March 19 on CW and SSB on all bands.  However a
station signing V52UUO has been very active and worked on 3505 kHz
at 0443z, 3511 at 0505z, 7001 at 0532z, 7004 at 2149z and 7009 at
BERMUDA.  Jeff, N2MZH, is supposed to become radio-active today at
N2MZH/VP9 for a five day stint.  He will be on all bands with a
focus on WARC and low bands.  Jeff prefers CW but will operate RTTY
or SSB on request.  He will be joined by VP9ID and operate VP9DX in
the ARRL DX contest this weekend.  QSL N2MZH/VP9 via N2MZH direct
w/SASE via CBA. QSL VP9DX via WB2YQH direct w/SASE or via the
QSL INFO.  Wayne, WB6EQX, reports receiving cards for 9K2MU and
KG4DX.  The correct QSL route for 9K2MU is via WA4JTK.  For KG4DX,
QSL via K0IEA.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  Check out the phone portion of the ARRL
International DX Contest.  It starts at 0000z March 4 and wraps up
at 2400z on the 5th.  W/VE stations exchange signal report and
section/province.  DX stations exchange signal report and output
power.  Complete rules appear in the December issue of QST on pages
122 and 124.  Good luck in the Contest.