ARRL DX Bulletin 013: February 29, 1996
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 13 ARLD013
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 29, 1996
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD013
ARLD013 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by John,
KK9A, Bill, KQ4GC, Joe, NJ1Q, Ray, W8CNL, Andy, G4ZVJ, Chris, ZS8IR,
Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks
CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X Ken, JA1CMD/AD4WF, will sign VK9XH March
23, 24 and 25, operating CW and SSB on all bands. QSL via AD4WF or
CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9 Ron, AA5DX, is active and signing VQ9DX.
Check 7007 kHz at 1400z and 3507 kHz at 1500z. QSL VQ9DX via Ron
Marra, Marginal 301C, La Rambla Suite 205, Ponce, PR 00731. Mike,
KB7HO, will soon be signing VQ9HO, mainly on 20 meter SSB. Listen
between 1300 and 1500z on 14140 kHz. Mike will listen from 14180 to
14190 kHz. He also plans to be on from the Chagos Club station
signing VQ9IO. QSL via the W7 QSL bureau or direct to KB7HO.
JUAN DE NOVA ISLAND, FR FR5DT/J was heard on 14122 kHz SSB between
1730 and 1815z. He may not be an experienced operator, so please be
patient. QSL via Trans, BP 386, 97410 Ile de La Reunion, Via
CAMBODIA, XU Mike, VS6WV, should be here until March 15. Plans
are for an emphasis on 80 and 40 meters. East coast US stations try
from 1130 to 1200z between 7007 and 7012 kHz, QSX up, and starting
at 2230z on 3507 kHz, QSX up. US and European stations can try
starting at 1300z on 3707 kHz, QSX up. Listen for his SSB on 14192
kHz from 1300 to 1330z.
MARION ISLAND Chris, ZS5IR/ZS6RI, will sign ZS8IR starting early
May through June or July 1997. He will operate 160 through 6 meters
with CW, SSB and RTTY. Marion is IOTA number AF-021. QSL via
CAMEROON, TJ TJ1AG is active daily with the African DX Net on 7065
kHz from 2000 to 2300z. QSL via F5RUQ.
CHAD, TT DL7FT is active as TT8FT on all bands, including 160
meters, CW and SSB. He will be in Chad until March 9. QSL via
DL7FT. TT8BP has been on the 14247 DX net at around 2100z. Also
check 3800 kHz starting at 0445z. QSL via IK5JAN.
SRI LANKA, 4S Mario, HB9BRM, will sign 4S7BRG March 9 to April 17.
Check 14290 to 14320 kHz or 21270 to 21300 kHz at 1600z and either
3780 to 3800 kHz or 7040 to 7070 kHz from 1900 to 2100z. Mario will
also be on AmTOR and PacTOR. QSL via HB9BRM.
EASTERN MALAYSIA, 9M8 DL3ABL and DL6MHW will be on the air from
Sarawak March 14 to 25. The call signs to be used are unknown as of
bulletin time. They will operate CW and SSB. Bands to be used, in
order of preference, are 40, 20, 17, 30 and 80 meters. QSL via
SAINT HELENA AND ASCENSION ISLANDS, ZD7 AND ZD8 Andy, G4ZVJ, will
sign ZD7VJ from Saint Helena March 29 to April 12. He will operate
CW only. Check 1827, 3503, 7003, 10107, 14027, 18077, 21027, 24897
and 28027 kHz, QSX up. He might be able to operate from Ascension
Island as ZD8VJ April 16 to 23. QSL via G4ZVJ. His new address is
5 Thorpe Chase, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1UA, England.
COMOROS, D6 Michel, FR5HG, has been active for nearly three months
signing D68SE. If you need Comoros on 40 meter CW, try between 0230
and 0300z on about 7010 kHz. QSL via F6FNU.
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES, PJ K2NG and K2TW will be active from Bonaire
in the ARRL DX SSB contest signing PJ9G. QSL via WA2NHA.
GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4 Bill, KQ4GC, has requested the call KG4GC to
use while operating March 8 to 14. He will be on all bands with SSB
and RTTY. QSL via KQ4GC with SASE.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V John, KK9A, will be signing VP2V/KK9A
through March 5. During the ARRL DX phone contest, he will operate
on 20 meters. Before and after the contest, listen for him on 160
and 80 meters. QSL via KK9A.
FROM THE OUT GOING QSL BUREAU QSL managers for 9K2ZC and 9K2YY,
W8CNL and KC4ELO respectively, have a new mailing address. It is 5
McKenzie Circle, North Augusta, SC 29841.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO Check out the ARRL International DX
Contest on phone. Complete rules appear on page 105 in December
1995 QST. The European EME Contest on 144 and 1296 MHz is also this
weekend. Details on this event are in March QST on page 97.