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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD046 (1996)

ARLD046 DX news

DX Bulletin 46  ARLD046
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  October 10, 1996
To all radio amateurs

ARLD046 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Tedd,
KB8NW, The OPDX Bulletin, The Island News, The DX Bulletin, QRZ DX,
KA2AEV, the Yankee Clipper Contest Club PacketCluster network and
Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

MARTIM VAZ ISLAND, PY0M.  Stuckert, PT2GTI, Paul, PT2NP and Lunkes,
PT2HF are now active as ZV0MB on SSB and ZV0MV on CW.  Look for them
on the SSB IOTA frequencies and 5/10 kHz from the band edge on CW.
QSL only via PT2GTI.  Cards can be sent either direct or via the
bureau.  Their land coordinator, Ari, PT2BW, will assist them on the
Brazil DX Net on 14240 kHz at 0900z.

TOKELAU, ZK3.  The Island News reports Yvette, F3YA, will be active
for the next three years as ZK3YA.  Look for Yvette on 7003 kHz
between 1000 and 1100z.  QSL via home callsign.

RODRIGUEZ ISLAND, 3B9.  Jon, EA2KL, and Luis, EA3ELM, are planning
to be active from here October 31 to November 5.  If they receive an
OK from the Ministry of Communications in Mauritius, they plan to be
active on 80 through 10 meters including the new bands.  Operations
will be on CW, SSB and RTTY.  No QSL information at this time.

BARBADOS, 8P.  Jack, K3KG, Steve, callsign not provide, John, N6YRU,
and Vic, KI6IM, will be active as 8P9Z as a multi/single effort in
the CQWW SSB Contest, October 26 and 27.

TONGA, A3.  Bob, W7TSQ, will be active as A35SQ from October 16 to
28.  His operation will include participation in the CQWW Contest on
all bands except perhaps 160.

FIJI, 3D2.  Ron, ZL1AMO, is active from Fiji as 3D2RW.  Activity is
mainly CW on 80, 40 and 15 meters though he was also heard on SSB
operating around 3796 to 3799 kHz at 1145z.  Ron stated he would be
leaving for Tuvalu soon and would be active as T28RW.  QSL via

BRUNEI, V8.  Look for Hajime, JO1RUR, as V85HG, in the CQWW SSB
Contest.  QSL via JH7FQK.

BELIZE, V3.  Jerry, K0BCN, will activate V31MX from Caye Caulker and
will also be participating in the CQWW Contest.  QSL via his home

ANTIGUA, V2.  Look for Team Antigua as V26B with a multi/multi
effort in the CQWW SSB Contest.  They will be offering special
certificates for working V26B on 5 or 6 modes.  They will attempt to
be active on the new bands, 160 meters and some satellites.  QSL
information is V26A via N3BNA, V26AK via WB2P, V26B via WT3Q, V26DX
via KK3S, V26E via AB2E, V26R via KA2AEV, V26RN via KR2J, V26T via
K3MQH, V26TS via KF3P, V26U via WA2UDT and K4VUD via his home call.

QSL MANAGER UPDATE.  Whitey, K1VV, states he is not the QSL Manager
for EP2EXX.  He has been receiving DX QSLs every day for EP2EXX and
doesn't know how he got listed as his manager.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Asia Pacific Sprint, FISTS CW Fall
Sprint and Pennsylvania QSO Party are all on tap for this weekend.
See October QST page 101 for details.


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