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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD015 (1996)

ARLD015 DX news

DX Bulletin 15  ARLD015
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  March 14, 1996
To all radio amateurs

ARLD015 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Seiji,
JH6RTO, Joe, NJ1Q, Mauro, I1JQJ, Tedd, KB8NW, Bob, WB2DIN, Joe,
N1OCS, the OPDX Bulletin, the Yankee Clipper Contest Club
PacketCluster network and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

CROZET ISLAND, FT.  FT5WE was on last weekend between 1400 and 1700z
on 7005 kHz.  Also check 30 meters.  QSL via F5GTW direct.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8.  JF1MGI, a doctor of veterinary medicine, is
involved in animal research through the end of March.  Hamming will
be during non-work hours, though behavior of operators calling in
pile ups will determine whether on-the-air animal research will be
necessary.  At bulletin time no call sign info was available.
Meanwhile, HC8/DL5XX has been on 7003 kHz at 0400z and 14025 kHz at

SVALBARD, JW.  Erik, SM0AGD, and John, SM0DJZ, will be on the air
March 14 to 18, mainly on 80, 40 and 30 meter CW, though some RS-12,
SSB and RTTY will be worked, including the BARTG Contest.  Listen
for them signing JW/home calls.  QSL via 1996 CBA's for home calls.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0.  A business trip allows Jun, JH4RHF, to
operate as KH2S/KH0 until March 18.  Check 80 and 40 meters from
1000 to 1600z.  QSL via JH4RHF.  Allen, KN6AH, will sign KH0/KN6AH
March 15 to 30.  Check 40 and 15 meters as well as 20 meter nets.
QSL direct only to KN6AH.

GUAM, KH2.  JH6RTO will sign AH0AV/KH2 April 11 to 14, concentrating
on 10 and 17 meters.  He will be in the JIDX Contest.  QSL via

GUINEA BISSAU, J5.  The operation from Majo Island, IOTA AF-020, by
I4LCK and IK4SDY is slated for March 27 to April 6.  Calls will be
J56CK and J56DY, respectively.  Besides CW, SSB and some RTTY, they
plan to be in the CQ WW WPX Contest March 30 and 31.  QSL via home

SUDAN, ST.  Claus, ex 9G1AP and 9N1AP, is signing ST1AP as was heard
on 14178 kHz at 2215z.  Also check the MAR net at 0745z on 14332

GHANA, 9G.  Joe, N1OCS, is in Navrongo until March 24 on business.
He hopes to be able to operate, though no call sign or QSL route was
available at bulletin time.  Check for Joe around 1819, 3525, 7025,
10105, 14025, 18025, 21025, 24895 and 28025 kHz on CW, and 1845,
3795, 7065, 14195, 18145, 21295, 24945 and 28495 kHz on SSB.

MADAGASCAR, 5R.  Gerard, F2JD, has received his license, 5R8EN.  He
will be in Madagascar until September.  He was on 21019 kHz at 0905z
this past weekend.  QSL via F6AJA.

TRINDADE ISLAND, PY0.  Mendonca, PY1UP, will be signing PY0TI until
mid-June.  He is active on all bands with CW and SSB with a modest
set up.  QSL direct to PY1UP.

SOUTHERN COOK ISLANDS, ZK1.  Bruce, AA8U, Stanley, K8MJZ, and
Marilyn, AG8W, plan to enter the IARU Radiosport Contest in July as
ZK1AAU from Rarotonga.   Their stay will be from July 11 to 20 and
they will concentrate on 160 and 80 meters outside of contest hours
as ZK1MJZ and ZK1AGW.  QSL via AA8U with SASE.

QSL BUREAU NEWS.  The Pennsylvania DX Association has assumed
responsibilities of the Third Call Area Incoming QSL Bureau.  The
new W3 Incoming Bureau address is c/o the Pennsylvania DX
Association, PO Box 100, York Haven PA 17370-0100.  Envelopes and
cards on file at the old W3 bureau will be transferred to the new
bureau staff.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Bermuda Contest, Russian DX Contest
and the Virginia QSO Party should provide plenty of radio activity
this weekend.  See page 97 in March QST for more info on these


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