QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 21 ARLD021
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 25, 1996
To all radio amateurs
This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Maria, ZS1AFZ, Rich, G3NBB, Mauro, I1JQJ, Chris, G4BUE, Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.
A group of Japanese DXer's who operated XY1HT is expected to be visiting North Korea soon. It has been heard they will apply for licenses. The Hungarian couple of Sanyi, HA7VK, aka XU7VK and XU95HA, wife Judit, HA7RJ, will arrive in Phenjan May 21 and be in the country until the end of July. Sanyi is trying to obtain permission to operate. P5BK was spotted on the Japanese DX Packet Cluster 14295 kHz SSB at 0920z.
J37Q and J37P will be active on 20 meter CW through May 7 during their early evening hours.
Chris, ZS6RI, is enroute to Marion Island by ship. He hopes to be active in the WPX CW contest. 160 to 10 meter CW and SSB is planned for after the contest, as well as some 6 meter work.
Sergey, R1FJZ, will not be picking up QSL cards from his mail drop until after he goes off the air in August. Please be patient.
Jean-Pierre, 9U/F5FHI, has changed his call to 9U5DX and has been on 17 meter CW and SSB from 0800 to 0930z. QSL via F2VX via the REF bureau. Alfredo, 9U/EA1FH, is now signing 9U5CW. And listen for Peter, ON6TT, on 160 and 80 meters during the weekend.
Listen for the honeymooning Eric, F5CCO, June 27 to July 4. QSL via home call.
Bernd, DL1VJ, and Heinz, F5NRG, will sign TO3R during the CQ WW WPX CW Contest May 25 and 26. Before and after the contest they will sign FR/home calls. QSL via F6KLS.
Tom, K8CX, will sign P43WLP until April 27. QSL via K8CX.
Rag, OZ8RO, will be active as JW5HE May 1 to 5 and will focus on 30, 17 and 12 meters.
The 4X6TU beacon is on the air from Tel Aviv on 14100, 18110, 21150, 24930 and 28200 kHz. 4X6TU joins ZS6DN, LU4AA and YV5B on these frequencies.
Tom, YI9CW, continues to be active daily from Baghdad. Check 7007, 14007, 21007 and 28007 kHz. He operates 30, 17 and 12 meters from time to time. Tom returns to Poland sometime after the end of May. QSL via Tom Rogowski, SP5AUC, PO Box 11, 02-800 Warsaw 93, Poland.
Listen for the TI9X DXpedition to start Friday or Saturday.
Dave, K8MN, plans to be on the air from Friday, April 26 at around 2200z through Sunday about 1300z. He will operate CW, SSB and RTTY. His CW will be at least 25 kHz up from the band edge to give the General and Advanced class operators a chance. QSL via WA8JOC.
Ops VK4FW, VK2IVK, VK4DHM, and perhaps others will be active May 18 to 31. They will operate mostly SSB, though some CW is possible. QSL via VK4FW, Bill Horner, 26 Iron Street, Gympie, QLD 4570, Australia.
Warren, VK0WH, can be found working 40 meter CW on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday. Check around 7009 kHz between 1000 and 1100z. He sometimes shows up on 14038 or 14260 kHz with his QSL Manager. QSL VK9NS.
JH4IFF and JH4EZI will sign VP2EFF and VP2EZI, respectively, April 29 to May 3, all bands/modes. JH4IFF may sign FS/N2HNQ in Saint Martin afterwards.
F5OGL, aka S92AA, S92PI, TR8GL and TR0D, will be QRV for two years from Dakar starting sometime in July. CW, SSB and RTTY are planned for this all band activity. QSL via F6KEQ.
The 1996 Sable DXpedition, CY0AA, operation has been extended to 15 days, June 18 to July 2. QSL HF contacts via WD8SDL. QSL VHF contacts via VE9AA. Listen for Dan, WA4DAN/CY0, Bob, KW2P/CY0 and Ron, AA4VK/CY0 during the first week of October.
JG8BQI/JD1 is QRV most weekends. QSL via JA8CJY.
JH2ENF/JD1 is on the air from the Kazan Archipelago about 250 km south of the Ogasawara Islands, operating mostly CW.
The Helvetia Contest, Nebraska and South Carolina QSO Parties, QRP to the Field and YU DX Contest are on the activities menu for this weekend. For more info check page 109 and 110 in April QST.