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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD020 (1995)

ARLD020 DX news
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 20  ARLD020
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  April 20, 1995
To all radio amateurs   
ARLD020 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, Mike, OM2DX,  the 160 DX Bulletin,
Salim, A41JV, ROARS, Edwin, K8VIR, Joe, NJ1Q, Jim, AD1C, Dave,
TI5RLI, Tom, AL7EL, and the Contest Corral column from the pages of
QST magazine.  Thanks to all.
VIETNAM.  XV7SW has been busy with his work, but will soon be
spending more time on the bands.  New low band antennas have been
WAKE ISLAND.  Tom, AL7EL, will activate Wake Island May 10 through
17.  Plans are to operate 80 through 6 meters, with an emphasis on
the lower bands and 50 MHz.  QSL via AL7EL CBA or the KL7 bureau.  
SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON.  Bruno, F5JYD, and Eric, F5SSM, will both
sign TO7I April 27 to May 6.  Activity will be on all bands with SSB
and RTTY.  They will try to operate from other different islands.
QSL via F5JYD.
KERMADEC ISLAND.  Barry, G4MFW, aka ZS1FJ, has obtained operating
permission, but will probably be active for only a few hours a day.
Listen for G4MFW/ZL8 from May 5 to 15 on 80, 40, 20 and 15 meters.
MADAGASCAR.  JE8BKW and JH8CLU will operate as 5R8DL April
28 to May 4.  
AZORES.  Bill, KQ4GC, will operate from Terceira Island as CU3/KQ4GC
until April 23.  He will concentrate on SSB on 80 through 10 meters.
QSL via Bill Gallier, 4094 Sandy Run Drive, Middleburg, FL 32068.
WESTERN SAMOA.  Edwin, K8VIR, is operating as 5W1GEH.  QSL via Edwin
Hartz, K8VIR, 108 Hartz Drive, Holly, MI 48442.
OMAN.  Members of the Royal Omani ARS, ROARS, will operate from Al
Ghanam Island as A43GI April 20 to 27.  Plans are to be on all bands
with SSB, CW and teleprinter modes.  This will be a new one for the
IOTA award.  QSL via A47RS, PO Box 981, Postal code 113, Sultanate
of Oman.
LOW BAND DXING.  Heard or worked on 160 meters recently include,
4L4KK     1840 kHz at 2107z and 1843 at 2128
4X4NJ     1830/0337
4X6ZK     1842.7/0311
9H1AL     1833.5/2206 and 2222
9H3TY     1827.4/2046 and 1833.6/0322
G4VFU/MM  1843.8/0026
HA8BE     1832.1/2250
I1JBO     1831.9/2242
IT9AUP    1831/0006
IT9ZGY    1833/0311
R1FJL     1831.1/2009 and 1835/2033
S0RASD    1840/0042
S92SS     1835.5/2356
SV1NN     1836/2353
SV8ZS     1834.2/0456
T93M      1830/2109
PIRATES COVE.  Jim, AD1C, reports that a pirate has been on the air
using the call of Sanyi, XU7VK and XU95HA.  Tips include faultless
American English, northern accent and a refusal to go to CW.  
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The YU DX Contest, sponsored by the
Yugoslav Amateur Radio Association, Narodna Tehnika Belgrade and
Yugoslav DX Club, runs from 1200z April 22 to 1200z April 23 on 160,
80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meter CW and SSB.  Exchange signal report and
ITU zone.
The Friendship Contest, sponsored by the Russian Speaking Radio Club
International, USA, and KV Journal of Moscow, Russia, an HF
magazine, runs from 1300z April 22 to 1300z April 23, on 40 and 20
meter CW and SSB.  Stateside stations send signal report and state.
CIS/Baltic stations will send signal report and CQ zone.
The Ten-Ten International Net Spring CW QSO Party, sponsored by the
Ten-Ten International Net, is from 0000z April 22 to 2400z April 23.
Operate CW or RTTY and exchange call, name, state and 10-10 number,
if a member.  For more information on these three events, check page
124 in March QST magazine.
The SP DX RTTY Contest begins at 1200z April 22 and ends at 2400z
April 23.  Information is sparse for this event, so monitor activity
on the air for operating hints.


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