ARRL DX Bulletin 009: February 8, 1996
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 9 ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 8, 1996
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD009
ARLD009 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Joe,
NJ1Q, Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, and Contest Corral from QST.
Thanks to all.
KERMADEC DXPEDITION UPDATE Permits, licenses and equipment have
been obtained. At news time, 18 out of the expected 20 possible
operator positions have been filled. The vessel to be used will
make brief stops at Crozet and Kerguelen and the team might be able
to operate from these islands.
HEARD ISLAND, VK0 A major development in this operation is that a
suitable vessel has been secured, the Marion Dufrensne. This is a
no-nonsense vessel which can sail and work under weather conditions
in the polar regions.
VIETNAM, XV Listen for 3W6YL by JA3UB, JR3MVF and JH3GRE starting
February 9 and be active to the 16th. QSL via JH3GRE.
CHATHAM ISLAND, ZL7 Besides the upcoming operation by Barry,
G4MFW, mentioned in last week's bulletin, Antti, OH2BTB/OH5TB should
be active February 9 to 16. QSL via OH5TB.
COCOS KEELING AND CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9CR/VK9XY DL8WPX, DK7YY,
DL3DXX and DL7UFN are active from Christmas Island signing VK9XY
until February 12 and again February 23 and 24. Operations from
Cocos Keeling Island will run from February 13 to 22. They will
operate CW and SSB, on 160 through 6 meters and some satellite
activity. QSL via DK7NP.
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES, PJ9 Jack, W1WEF, and John, W1BIH/PJ9JT, will
be operating the ARRL DX Contest as multi-single, using the call
PJ9C. QSLs for this operation go to K1CPJ.
ANGUILLA, VP2E Will, AA4NC, will sign VP2EN February 12 to 20. He
and KI4HN will be in the ARRL DX CW Contest. QSL via AA4NC direct
w/SASE. Bob, W5EUQ, and Bill, W5SJ, will operate as VP2EEU and
VP2ESJ, respectively, February 6 to 13, concentrating on 160 through
20 meters. QSL via home calls. Stewart, KC0ZC as VP2ES, Glenn,
WA0PUJ as VP2EZ, and Loring, N0ZSU as VP2E, will operate February 28
to March 5. QSL via home calls.
MONTSERRAT, VP2M Art, WA2UJH, has had a change of plans and will
now operate February 14 to 21. He will be on 160 through 10 meters.
QSL via NW8F.
KUWAIT, 9K2 Hamad, 9K2HN, requests all to only QSL via Hamad J.
Al-Nusif, PO Box 29174, 13152, Safat, Kuwait or via the bureau.
HH2HM/F no longer handles cards for 9K2HN.
QSL INFO W6JOX is NOT manager for HP2CWB or CO2JA. QSL HP2CWB via
WT3B. QSL CO2JA direct.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO It's another full menu for this weekend.
Choose from the IDRA World Wide RTTY WPX, PACC, RSGB 1.8 MHz and YL
OM contests, or the North American CW and NW QRP Club Winter
Sprints. For more information see page 108 of February QST.