ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD057 (1995)

ARLD057 DX news

DX Bulletin 57  ARLD057
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  November 9, 1995
To all radio amateurs

ARLD057 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Jean
Michel, F6AJA, Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, the Yankee Clipper
Contest Club PacketCluster network and Contest Corral from QST.
Thanks to all.

RWANDA, 9X.  Mark, 9X/ON4WW, reports his 160 meter inverted-L should
be back up soon.  Listen for him Fridays at 2330z and Saturdays
0200z and during his sunrise.

NIGER, 5U.  5U7AA likes 15 meter SSB.  Listen for him between 21255
and 21270 kHz between 1330 to 1530z.  QSL via HH2HM/F.

LESOTHO, 7P.  7P8SR will be leaving Lesotho in a few weeks.  He is
the only 7P station regularly on CW and low bands.  Check 3502 kHz
at 0330z, 7018 kHz at 0245z, and 21010 kHz at 1530z.

SEYCHELLES, S7.  Gerard, F2JD, should be on the air soon.  He will
be there until the end of November.

KENYA, 5Z.  F2JD hopes to use his previously held call 5Z4JD for ten
days in early December.

MADAGASCAR, 5R.  Gerard, F2JD, plans to be active from here in
January 1996.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V73.  JA1WPX will sign V73WP on AO10 and 13
November 25 to 28.  His schedule for OSCAR 13 is November 25 from
0500z to 1300z, looking for JA, NA, VK and AF.  November 26 from
0400z to 1200z, looking for NA, JA and VK.  And November 27 from
0300z to 1300z, looking for NA and SA.  OSCAR 10 operations will be
from 1200z to 1500z on the 27th, looking for EU.  QSL via JA1WPX
direct or bureau.

ROTUMA, 3D2.  Though his length of stay is unknown, Ron, ZL1AMO, has
been active as 3D2RW.  Check 3506 or 7007 kHz between 0900 and
1230z.  Brad, SM5DOQ, has been on the air signing 3D2OQ.  Most
activity has been on the WARC bands.  Try 10101 kHz between 1030 and
1330z, 18077 between 1800 and 1900, and 24900 kHz at 2300z.  QSL via

ITU HEADQUARTERS, GENEVA, 4U1.  Mark, AA1AC, will guest operate
4U1ITU November 20 and 21.

BERMUDA, VP9.  Joe, N1OCS, will sign /VP9 November 13 to 16.  He
will operate as his work schedule allows.  Plans are to give Novice
CW and SSB operators a chance to log Bermuda.  A good time to try
him is 1100z.  Joe suggests 1824.5, 3525 or 3670, 7025 or 7105,
10115, 14025, 18075, 21025 or 21105, 24895 and 28025 or 28100 kHz
for CW.  On SSB try 1845, 3795, 7065, 14195, 18145, 21295, 24945 and
28495 or 28305 kHz.  QSL via N1OCS CBA.

GUANTANAMO BAY.  Larry, WB6VGI, will be active as KG4ML December 5
to 12.  Joining him on the trip will be Jon, W3JT, who hopes to have
secured the call KG4JT.  KG4ML will concentrate on the WARC bands.
W3JT will be on all bands.  QSL KG4ML to WB6VGI.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The OK/OM DX Contest, sponsored by the
Czech Radio Club, starts at 1200z November 11 and ends at 1200z
November 12.  Operate 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters exchanging
signal report and consecutive serial number.  OK/OL/OM stations will
exchange three letter district code.  Scoring and other info appears
on page 132 in November QST.

The Worked All Europe Contest, RTTY, runs from 0000z November 11 to
2400z November 12.  Check page 119 in August QST and page 127 in
September QST for more information.