ARRL DX Bulletin 007: January 25, 1996
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 7 ARLD007
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 25, 1996
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD007
ARLD007 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Bob,
KK6EK, Peter, ON6TT, Chris, G4BUE, Joe, K8JP, Isao, JH1ROJ, Don,
WB2DND, Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin and Contest Corral from QST.
Thanks to all.
MYANMAR, XZ XZ1A will be on the air during the CQ WW 160 Meter DX
CW contest. OH1RY and OH1MA will sign XZ1R January 26 to February
3. OH1MA, OH1RY, OH0XX and OH2BH will be on the air February 20 to
28, as XZ1A or XZ1R.
VIETNAM, XV JA3UB, JR3MVF and JH3GRE will be doing equipment and
antenna maintenance at the club station in Ho-chi-minh City February
9 to 15. They will operate on 160 to 6 meters with SSB and CW as
time allows. Call and QSL route TBA. XV1A checked into the 14226
DX Net at 1615z this past Sunday. Rolf, XV7SX, has been on 160
meters and plans regular visits to 1827 kHz around 2330z. He has
been heard on 3505 kHz at 0000z.
NORTH KOREA, P5 Rumblings have started in the long anticipated
1996 P5 operation by OH2BH, OH0XX and possibly others sometime in
WAKE ISLAND, KH9 All signs are GO for AL7EL/KH9, slated for
February 1 to 7. The new QSL route is via K4HQI.
HEARD ISLAND, VK0 The re-organized DXpedition is slated for early
January 1997. Initial team members include EA8AFJ, HB9AHL, KA6W,
K0IR, KK6EK, N6EK, NP4IW, ON6TT, PA3DUU and RA3AUU. Additional team
SVALBARD, JW Claude, F6EOZ, will be in Svalbard from March 3 until
mid-May and sign either JW/F6EOZ/MM or JW/TM6E/MM. Claude will
concentrate on 20 meters and satellite contacts.
MAURITIUS, 3B8 Peter, DK1RP, will visit 3B8CF on February 16 for a
two week stay. He hopes to operate 80 through 10 meter CW and SSB.
QSL via the DARC Bureau.
AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8, WESTERN SAMOA, 5W, TONGA, A3, AND HAWAII, KH6
Adriano, IK2GNW, will sign KH8/IK2GNW February 18 to 22, 5W1NW from
February 23 to 25, A35NW from February 25 to 29 and KH6/IK2GNW March
1 to 3. He operates primarily SSB, but does do some CW and RTTY.
Operations will be on 160 through 6 meters. Try 3800 kHz at 1630z.
QSL via IK2GNW.
TONGA, A3 Paul, KK6H, will sign A35RK February 20 to March 20,
mostly on CW and RTTY, though some SSB may be used. Operating time
for this visit is limited, but check between 0500 and 0900z and
again between 1700 and 1900z. This business trip is in preparation
for relocating to Tonga in July. QSL via W7TSQ, direct or bureau.
DO NOT send cards via KK6H, the W6 or A3 QSL Bureaus.
WESTERN MALAYSIA, 9M2 Tex, 9M2TO, will be in the CQ WW 160 Meter
Contest. Listen for him around 1900 kHz.
TUNISIA, 3V Frank, DL8HYR, plans to be on from 3V8BB March 1 to
10, mainly satellite and EME, but some lower HF band operations are
possible. YT1AD will be QRV from 3V8BB during the CQ WPX SSB
ANDORRA, C3 Peter, VE3GEJ, will sign C31LJ. He will operate in
the CQ WW 160 Meter contest providing snow and ice do not adversely
affect the antenna system.
MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3 Dick, G3PFS, should soon be QRV as CT3EU on
40 through 10 meters.
SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP FP5EK hopes to be active daily at
2200z on 3515 kHz. QSL via K1RH.
GLORIOSO ISLAND, FR FR5ZQ/G has been heard on 14023 kHz at 1907
JAN MAYEN, JX JX9ZP operates mostly SSB from the meteorological
ANTARCTICA OA0MP will be active January 25 to 31 from Palmer
GUERNSEY, GU The Guernsey ARS will operate club station GU3HFN
late evening/early morning January 27 and 28 in the CQ WW 160 Meter
CW contest. QSL via the bureau or direct to Guernsey ARS, PO Box
100, Guernsey GY1 3EL, via United Kingdom.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5 Joe, K8JP, will sign VP5/K8JP
February 11 to 19, mostly CW on the low bands and 30, 17 and 12
meters. He also hopes to sign VP5JP in the ARRL DX CW Contest. QSL
to Joe Pontek, PO Box 59573, Schaumburg, IL 60159-0573. Koji,
JJ2QEH, and Mack, JJ2QXI, will operate from the shack of VP5JM,
probably with individual call signs, from February 3 to 9. QSL to
their home calls direct or via the JA bureau.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO If you don't have a string of Super Bowl
parties to attend this weekend, try the CQ WW 160 Meter DX CW, REF
French CW and/or UBA Phone contests. For more information on these
radio events, see pages 105 and 106 in January QST.