ARRL DX Bulletin 026: May 23, 1996

DX Bulletin 26 ARLD026
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 23, 1996
To all radio amateurs

ARLD026 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by CT1ENQ, CT1EEB, CT1FUF, the Northern Portugal DX Group, Hamad, 9K2HN, Gary, NH2G, Frank, AH0W/OH2LVG, Uwe, DL9GOA, Bob, DL7VOA, Ted, NH6YK, Ramon, XE1KK, and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

MIDWAY ISLAND, KH4. Bill, NH6D, is still on Midway and will be active in the WPX contest this weekend. He will also be concentrating more on 160 and 80 meter work. Hams in W6, W7 and JA lands may catch him on RS12. His primary purpose for being on the island is US Navy business, so time for DXing is limited. QSL via KL7H/W6.

ANNOBON ISLAND, 3C0. Teo, EA6BH, plans to return to Equatorial Guinea and operate from this island, too.

TUNISIA, 3V. Listen for YT1AD operating from 3V8BB May 23 to 30.

SENEGAL, 6W. N2WCQ/6W1 will be active until May 29. QSL via PA3BUD.

NEPAL, 9N. 9N1KY should remain active until sometime in July.

COMOROS, D6. DL4XS, DL6ET and DL3KDV plan an all band effort, including 160 meters, from August 22 to September 4.

ETHIOPIA, ET. Peter, ET3BN, has been on 20 meter RTTY, usually from 1800 to 1900z on 14085 kHz. QSL to PO Box 150194, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

MEXICO, XE. Ramon, XE1KK, has put a beacon on 50.0225 MHz, located in grid EK09ik. It is reportedly the only such beacon in the first call area of Mexico. XE1KK/B runs 20 watts to an omni-directional antenna. Listen for T T T DE XE1KK/B EK09. Ramon welcomes reception reports.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. JG8NQJ/JD1 has wrapped up operations but will return for a three month stay starting July 15. QSL via JA8CJY.

JAN MAYEN, JX. LA7DFA is active on 14008 kHz CW signing JX7DFA. Listen for his 20 meter RTTY from 1000 to 1400z Fridays.

COCOS KEELING ISLAND, VK9C. Bill, VK4FW, will start working 12 meters at VK9CT on May 24 around 0200z. He will run 400 watts to a vertical. QSL via VK4CRR.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Gerben, PA0GAM, will activate VK9GA May 23 to 27, with plans to work 80 through 10 meter CW. QSL via PA0GIN.

DODECANESE, SV5. Manfred, DL8SET, will be QRV June 6 to 20 on 20 to 6 meter CW and SSB. QSL via DL8SET.

CORSICA, TK. Falk, DK7YY, ex DL7UTA, will be active as TK/DK7YY through May 30. He will be in the WPX contest using 100 watts to a vertical. Before and after the contest he will concentrate on the WARC bands, and if conditions permit, 10 meters.

TOGO, 5V. Roy, DL7UBA, and Lars, DL7ALM, will be QRV from June 3 to 18. They hope to obtain the calls 5V7HR and 5V7ML, respectively, on all bands, CW and SSB. QSL via home calls.

GUAM, KH2. Gary, NH2G will operate Single Operator All Band in the WPX contest from Guam.

SAINT KITTS, V47. Jimmy, W6JKV, and Mike, K6MYC, will arrive on the island the night of June 29 and depart on July 9. They plan to operate EME on 50.144 and 432 MHz. Six meter sporadic E is also on their agenda, as well as two meter E-skip to Europe with their EME array.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Frank, DL5PV, is on 17, 20 and 30 meters signing DL5PV/HI7. QSL via DL5PV.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ WW WPX CW and CQ Vikings contests, and the World Telecommunications Day CW are all this weekend. For more info on the WPX contest check page 97 of March QST, page 100 of May QST for the other events.