ARRL DX Bulletin 052:
December 11, 1997

DX Bulletin 52 ARLD052
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 11, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD052 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, 425DXnews, The 599Rpt, The Daily DX and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

GUINEA, 3X. Baldur, DJ6SI, and Franz, DJ9ZB, will be QRV as 3XA8DX until December 15. They will be active using CW, SSB and RTTY on all bands, including the newer bands. QSL CW QSOs to DJ6SI and SSB QSOs to DJ9ZB.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q. Karl, K4YT, will be in Kinshasa until December 13. He plans to be QRV as 9Q5YT using 9Q5PA's station. QSL via W2TK.

GAMBIA, C5. Lee, G0ULN, plans to be in Gambia from December 19 to January 9. He may be QRV as C56/G0ULN but hopes to sign C56LE. Look for him on either 20 or 15 meters daily. QSL to home call.

OMAN, A4. The Royal Omani ARS celebrates its 25th Anniversary with the call A43XXV from December 17 to 21. QSL via bureau.

ANGOLA, D2. D2AI is QRV on 20 meters using RTTY around 1720z to 1930z. QSL via CT1EGH. Look for D3SAA to be active as well although his length of stay is unknown. QSL this station via CT1BZJ.

AMSTERDAM AND ST. PAUL ISLANDS, FT8Z. Eric, FT5ZG, has been QRV on 20 meters around 14278 kHz between 1500z and 1630z. QSL via F5RQQ.

JAN MAYEN, JX. Terje, JX3EX, is QRV until next March or April 1998. He will be active on 80 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.

AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. KS6DV has a new call and is QRV as AH8LG. QSL to L.A. Gandy, PO Box 1618, Pago Pago, AS 96799.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. A Bulgarian club station is QRV as LZ0L. QSL via LZ1KCP.

CHAD, TT. Michel, TT8KM, will soon be QRV as TT6E. QSL via F6FNU.

MALI, TZ. Mako, JA1OEM, will be QRV as TZ6HP using CW and SSB from December 14 to 21. QSL to homecall.

VANUATU, YJ. Holger, DL7IO, is QRV as YJ0AIO. Look for activity on 40 meters. Brigit, DL7IQ, is QRV as YJ0AIQ. QSL both calls via DL7VRO.

SYRIA, YK. Omar, YK1AO, is using special call sign 6C500. He has been showing up on 40 meters CW around 1420z working US West Coast stations. QSL via YK1AO.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 Meter Contest should keep you busy this weekend. Please see November QST, page 108 for details.