ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD019 (1996)

ARLD019 DX news

DX Bulletin 19  ARLD019
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  April 11, 1996
To all radio amateurs

ARLD019 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Chris,
G4BUE, John, WD8MGQ, Jean Michel, F6AJA, Yuki, JH1NBN, Mauro, I1JQJ,
the Yankee Clipper Contest Club PacketCluster network and Contest
Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

SEYCHELLES ISLAND, S79.  Gerard, F2JD/5R8EN, is on this island for a
week or two, though does not currently have a rig.  If a radio can
be secured, he will activate S79JD.

REUNION ISLAND.  After his stay on Seychelles while returning to
Malagasy, Gerard, F2JD/5R8EN, will visit Reunion and may operate

KERMADEC ISLANDS, ZL8.  Ron, ZL2TT, reports a 40,000 QSO goal for
the May 4 to 14 operation of ZL8RI.  Thats 4,000 QSO's per day.  QSL
via ZL2HU.

CUTE CALL DEPARTMENT.  CT4UW and others will sign CQ2U from Gibalta
Lighthouse April 12, 13 and 14.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8.  DF1VU, DL4VCG and DK5VP will be active
April 21 to May 10 signing their home calls/HC8.  They will run 700
watts on 40 through 10 meters while power is available, mainly
between 1400 and 1800z.  Battery operation may be possible at other
times to allow them to run perhaps 50 watts.  QSL via home calls.

SARDINIA, IS0.  Marconi station IY0GA will be QRV April 19, 20 and
21 to coincide with International Marconi Day, April 20.  HF, VHF,
UHF and satellite operations are planned.  QSL via IS0JMA.

ANTARCTICA, KC4.  Valentin, RU1ZC, will begin a three month tour and
operate as R1ANZ in July.  QSL via RU1ZC.

LEBANON, OD.  F5PWJ will be active until September 30 as OD/F5PWJ.
He operates both CW and SSB.  QSL via F5PRR.

GREENLAND, OX.  Terry, G3WUX, will be be part of the Trans-Greenland
Expedition July 10 to August 25 and will operate 14002 kHz CW and
14200 kHz SSB running 5 watts to a Windom antenna as OX/G3WUX/P.
QSL via G3WUX.

TUNISIA, 3V.  Last chance to work 3V8BB by OK1TN, OK1GB and OK2ZZ,
as they QRT April 12.  Check 1825, 3505, 7005, 14005, 21005 and
28005 kHz for CW and 1855, 3795, 7055, 14155, 21155 and 28155 kHz
for SSB.  QSL via OK1TN.

VIETNAM, 3W.  3W5RS has been quite active lately, often on 40
meters.  QSL direct.

YEMEN, 7O.  Paul, F6EXV, is seeking permission to operate, though
negotiations are a tad slow.  Paul remains hopeful, however.

BARBADOS, 8P.  David, VE3VET, and Joe, VE3BW, will be QRV April 20
to 27 signing 8P9IJ and 8P9IK, respectively.  QSL via home calls.
Meanwhile, Bernd, DJ1TO, and Baerbel, DL7UTO, will be QRV April 24
to May 6 as 8P9IR and 8P9IU, respectively.

NEPAL, 9N.  Mako, JA1OEM, is supposed to be on the air as 9N1HP
sometime during April, though no PacketCluster spots appear on the
New England network.  Ditto on the 9M2QQ operation by Hans, DF5UG.

DODECANESE, SV5.  Fred, SM7DAY, will sign SV5/SM7DAY/P from various
islands May 25 to June 14.  He plans to operate QRP on 20 and 17
meters.  QSL via SM7DAY.

CAMEROON, TJ.  Two Americans are QRV on all bands, CW and SSB, as

COCOS ISLAND, TI9.  Yuki, JH1NBN, reports that a total of five
operators will be active on HF as TI9X and TE9RLI on satellites from
around April 27 to May 4.  Frequencies mentioned include 1825, 3795,
7045, 14025, 14085, 14195, 15295 and 28395 kHz.  Check for their 6
meter beacon on 50110 kHz.  QSL via CBA of JH1NBN with SAE larger
than 4 by 6 inches.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  Page 109 in April QST details rules for
the International HF Grid Location Contest and QRP ARCI Spring QSO
Party CW, while rules for the Japan International DX Contest appear
in January QST on page 105.