ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD042 (1995)

ARLD042 DX news
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 42  ARLD042
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  August 3, 1995
To all radio amateurs   
ARLD042 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
Charlie, KY0A, Bob, WB2YQH, The 599 DX Report, the Yankee Clipper
Contest Club PacketCluster network and Contest Corral from QST.
Thanks to all.
UPDATE ON JUAN FERNANDEZ, CE0Z.  The September operation is still
on.  Plans call for the use of full size delta loop antennas for 160
and 80 meters, both hung from a 150 foot commercial tower and Yagis
for higher bands.  Emphasis will be on low bands, RTTY and WARC
bands.  QSL via K0IYF.
UPDATE ON HEARD ISLAND, VK0.  Equipment is being crated for mid to
late August shipment to Australia.  Gear and team should both arrive
on Heard on November 12.  A cook/camp manager is still needed for
this DXpedition.
NAMIBIA.  Charlie, KY0A, will be active as either V52YG or
V52/ZS6YG, from August 7 through 10.  This before sunrise/after
sunset operation will be on 160, 80, 40 and 30 meter CW only.
Charlie hopes to try some 17 meter QSOs late in his trip.  QSL via
CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X.  Uwe, DJ9HX, is active from Christmas Island
as VK9XI.  He has been worked on 14027 kHz at 1123z and 14177 kHz at
1422z.  QSL via DJ9HX.
ANDAMAN ISLANDS.  VU2AU has been on 14195 kHz at 1700z arranging
schedules with Mani, VU2JPS.
BENIN, TY. Sigi, DJ4IJ, was supposed to be active by now as TJ1IJ,
though there have been no PacketCluster spots on the New England
network as yet.  Stay tuned.
ISLE OF MAN, GD3.  Dave, GD3NKC, will be working mainly CW on the
low bands from August 5 to 19.  A Wednesday SSB schedule will be on
1870 kHz at 2130z.
UK BASE CYPRUS, ZC4.  Listen for ZC4C by OK1ADM, OK1RF and OK1RI
August 6 to 18, including a stint in the WAE CW Contest.  QSL via
be on the air August 15 to 19.  Try 14165 kHz between 1100 and 1200z
to arrange schedules.  QSL via K2RW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL UHF Contest starts at 1800z
August 5 and ends at 1800z August 6.  Exchange grid square locators
on authorized amateur frequencies above 222 MHz.  Complete rules
appear on page 112 of July QST.
An official W1AW Qualifying Run with speeds from 10 to 35 wpm in 5
wpm steps will start at 0200z August 6.
The North American QSO Party, CW, sponsored by the National Contest
Journal, is from 1800z August 5 until 0600z August 6.  Limit your
output power to 150 watts.  Exchange name and state/province/DXCC
The YO DX Contest, sponsored by the Romanian AR Federation, runs
from 2000z August 5 until 1600z August 6, on 80 through 10 meters.
Exchange signal report and ITU Zone.
For more information on these events, check page 114 of July QST.
CREN 50th Anniversary Contest, sponsored by Club de Radio
Experimentadores de Nicaragua, takes place on August 6 from 0000z to
2400z.  Choose CW, SSB or RTTY, single operator only, on 40, 20 and
15 meters.  Exchange signal report and consecutive serial number.
For 50 points, work YN1YN, the HQ station of CREN, which can be
worked only once.  For 10 points, work YN1ATM or YN1OC, founding
members of CREN, also only once each.  Other YN stations net 5
points each.   And all other QSOs net 1 point per QSO.  Final score
is total QSO points multiplied by 50.  Send log and summary before
September 8 to CREN, Box 925, Managua, Nicaragua.