ARRL DX Bulletin 023: May 9, 1996

DX Bulletin 23 ARLD023
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 9, 1996
To all radio amateurs

ARLD023 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, the DXNS, the DXNL, the Yankee Clipper Contest Club PacketCluster network and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

KERMADEC ISLAND, ZL8. ZL8RI is active from Raoul Island until May 14. Look for them on CW 5 or 20 kHz above the band edge, on RTTY on 7040, 14080 and 21080, and on SSB on 1830, 3775, 7065, 14195, 21295, 24940 and 28395/495 kHz, QSX up. QSL to PO Box 56099, Tawa, Wellington, New Zealand.

NEPAL, 9N. Kyoko has returned to Nepal and is again signing 9N1KY. She was reported on 21228 kHz around 1100 to 1200z by the JA Cluster, on 7072 kHz around 1945z and on 3797 kHz around 2030z. She will be in Nepal until July.

MALAWI, 7Q. Karl, WF5A, will be QRV until around May 18th, as 7Q7KH. He is operating with 100 watts and a G5RV and can be found on CW and SSB on most bands. QSL via his home call.

MALTA, 9H. The DXNS reports that Ruben, DL4VCR, will be active May 22 to June 21 as 9H3II with emphasis on 160 meters. QSL to home call.

JAN MAYEN, JX. Per, LA7DFA, can be found on 20 meter CW around 14008 kHz signing JX7DFA. For those who need him on RTTY, check Fridays between 1000 to 1400z.

ETHIOPIA, ET. Waldemar, DK3VN, reports that Peter, ET3BN, is on 20 meter RTTY. Look for him around 1800 to 1900z on 14085 kHz. Peter prefers cards direct to POB 150194, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Also, look for ET3SID on RTTY around the same frequency and time.

MONACO, 3A. Tony, 3A/IK1QBT, Frank, 3A/IK1HLG and Mauro, 3A/IK1CJO, will be active May 11 to 13. Operation will take place on all bands on SSB, CW and RTTY. QSL via their home calls.

WESTERN KIRIBATI, T3. Ron, ZL1AMO, is active from Western Kiribati as T30BH. His length of stay is unknown at this time, but as always Ron can be found mainly on CW usually on 40 or 20 meters. He was heard on SSB at 3795 kHz around 0930z. QSL via home call.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. F6ELE, F1PNA and F6HKA will be active from Liechtenstein, from July 13 to 20. There will be two stations active at the same time on 160 through 10 meters.

TURKS and CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Joe, K8JP, will be active as VP5/K8JP from May 9 to 13. He will be operating mainly on CW, up 7 or 26 kHz from the lower band edges on 160 through 10 meters. QSL via K8JP, Joe Pontek, P.O. Box 59573, Schaumburg, IL 60159-0573 (Please note his Indiana address is no longer valid).

BAHAMAS, C6. Bill, KM1E, is active until June 12 as C6AGN from Green Turtle Cay. He will be concentrating on the new bands and 6 meters. QSL via KA1DIG.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Mike, W5ZPA, will operate as ZF2PA on CW, SSB and RTTY from May 19 to 25. QSL home call.

IOTA NEWS. Min, HL1SSG, and members of the Korean DX Club will sign DS0DX/2 on a DXpedition to Jebu Island, Korea (AS-105), from May 24 to 26. QSL to HL1XP direct or via bureau.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Alessandro Volta RTTY DX Contest, FISTS CW Club Spring Sprint and Nevada QSO Party are on tap for this weekend. Check page 100 in May QST for details.