ARRL DX Bulletin 022: May 2, 1996

DX Bulletin 22 ARLD022
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 2, 1996
To all radio amateurs

ARLD022 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Chris, G4BUE, Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

CENTRAL AFRICA, TL. Eric, F5SEC, will be active as TL8ED until the end of May. Check between 1530 and 1700z on 20 meter SSB. He sometimes operates as late as 1930z. QSL via F5SEC.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Mike, W5ZPA, will sign ZF2PA May 19 to 25. He will be on CW, RTTY and SSB. QSL via W5ZPA.

KERMADEC ISLANDS, ZL8. ZL8RI should be on the air from May 4 to 14. Chris, ZL2DX, one of the operators, has suggested the following frequencies. For CW try 5 or 20 kHz up from the bottom of the bands. RTTY will be on 7040, 14080 and 21080 kHz. Check 1830, 3775, 7065, 14195, 18120, 21295, 24940, 28395 and 28495 kHz.

MONACO, 3A. IK1QBT, IK1HLG and IK1CJO will sign 3A/home calls May 11, 12 and 13 on all bands with CW, RTTY and SSB. QSL via home calls.

TUNISIA, 3V. YT1AD will operate from club station 3V8BB May 23 to 30. QSL via home call.

CROATIA, 9A. Prefix hunters note that 9A0CW will be in the CQWW WPX CW Contest. QSL via 9A2AJ.

WESTERN MALAYSIA, 9M2. Between 1200 and 1700z listen for 9M2JJ on 40 meter CW, while 9M2IY and 9M2/G4JVG frequent 20 meter SSB. All are on the air almost daily.

EASTERN MALAYSIA, 9M8. Chang, 9M8FC, operates 20 and 30 meter CW between 1330 and 1830z. QSL via 1995 CBA.

CLIPPERTON ISLAND, FO. Jay, WA2FIJ, has started making plans for a March 1997 operation from Clipperton. He would like to establish a self-supporting flotilla to keep transportation costs down.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. JG8NQI/JD1 is on the air from Marcus Island. Try 30 meters between 1000z and 1330z, or 20 meter SSB or CW around 0745z. QSL via JA8CJY. JD1YBJ was on 21177 kHz around 0550z over the weekend.

JAN MAYEN, JX. LA7DFA is operating as JX7DFA and is on the island for a six month stay. He has been active on SSB and RTTY. QSL via LA7DFA.

MARION ISLAND, ZS8. Chris, ZS6RI, is enroute to Marion Island where he will be until June or July 1997. He plans to be active on CW, RTTY and SSB as ZS8IR.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Connecticut, Massachusetts and Texas QSO Parties, Ten Ten International Net Spring CW, Danish SSTV, MARAC County Hunters CW and ARI International DX Contests are all this weekend. Take your pick.