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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD018 (1996)

ARLD018 DX news

DX Bulletin 18  ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  April 4, 1996
To all radio amateurs

ARLD018 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Mako,
JA1OEM, Walt, G3NYY, Tedd, KB8NW, Chris, G4BUE, the OPDX Bulletin,
DXNS, the Yankee Clipper Contest Club PacketCluster network and
Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

NEPAL, 9N.  Mako, JA1OEM, is reactivating 9N1HP during the month of
April.  He looks for North America between 2300 and 0100z on 3502,
3508, 7002 or 7008 kHz.  QSL to his home address.

EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C.  Teo, 3C1DX, has been on the air from Bata.
Though operating mainly 40 and 20 meter CW, he was also worked on
14195 kHz SSB at 1950z.  QSL via EA6BH.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO.  Several VK and other ops will be active
sometime this month as FO0OM/P from Dundas Reef.

CROZET ISLAND, FT.  FT5WF has been on 14226 kHz at 1255z freestyle
with few takers.  QSL via F5IZK.

ISLE OF MAN, GD.  Rick, AI5P, will be on the air signing GD0/AI5P
until April 25.  QSL via AI5P.

GRENADA, J3.  Joe, WB8GEX, will operate as J3K April 5 to 12 on 160
through 10 meters.  QSL via WB8GEX.

WESTERN SAHARA, S0.  S020R will be active through April 7.  This
operation features 160 through 6 meters with three stations up and
running around the clock.  QSL via EA2JG.

SAINT HELENA ISLAND, ZD7.  Andy, G4ZVJ, will sign ZD7VJ until April
12.  Check 1827.5, 3503, 7003, 10107, 14027, 18077, 21027, 24897 and
28027 kHz.  QSL via Andy's new address of 5 Thorpe Chase, Ripon,
North Yorkshire, HG4 1UA, England.  There is a chance he will be on
from Ascension Island as ZD8VJ April 16 to 23.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8.  N6TJ, will sign ZD8Z April 16 to 24.  Check
14160 kHz at 2000z and 21250 kHz at 1900z.  QSL via VE3HO.

MONACO, 3A.  Bert, DJ5MN, plans to be active starting mid-April
signing 3A/DJ5MN.  QSL via DJ5MN.

SRI LANKA, 4S.  Listen for Mario, HB9BRM, signing 4S7BRG starting
around March 17.  Try 14290 to 14320 kHz or 21270 to 21300 kHz at
1600z, and 3580 to 3800 kHz or 7040 to 7070 kHz from 1900 to 2100z.
He also works AmTOR and PacTOR.  QSL via HB9BRM.

11 to 14, mostly on 17 and 10 meters.  QSL via JM4HNS.

CYPRUS, 5B.  Frank, DL8KWS, will operate as 5B4/DL8KWS through April
10.  QSL via DL8KWS via the DARC bureau.

CONGO, TN.  Sam, KF4BTY, is on the air as TN/KF4BTY.  QSL via

GIBRALTAR, ZB2.  Hans, DL7CM, and Torsten, DL1BX, plan to sign
ZB2/their home calls May 10 to 20.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Andy, G4VPM, plans a September QRP operation,
possibly with the call sign 8Q7PM.

COMOROS, D6.  Michel, FR5HG, is QRV as D68SE. QSL via F6FNU.

PIRATES COVE.  Tony, A45ZN, reports a pirate using his call on 80
meters and giving ZS1D as QSL manager.

CORRECTION DEPARTMENT.  G3NYY reports the QSL route for 5R8EN was
incorrect in last week's bulletin.  The correct manager for 5R8EN
and 5R8EN/P is F6AJA.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The menu includes the EA RTTY, Elettra
Marconi, Holyland DX, SP DX CW and MARAC SSB County Hunter's
contests.  See page 109 in April QST for more information.


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