ARRL DX Bulletin 034: July 18, 1996

DX Bulletin 34 ARLD034
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 18, 1996
To all radio amateurs

ARLD034 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by DXNL, Uwe, DL9GOA, Bob, DL7VOA, Tedd, KB8NW, Jim, N4UCK, and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

ANGOLA, D2. Peter, DG1RPV, Henri, DL2RSI and Axel, DL4KAI, are QRV as D2PV, D2HB, and D2AO, respectively. They should remain active until July 28. Try 14140, 21280 and 28560 kHz between 1600 and 1800z.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Veronica, IK3VAW, should be starting her D4 operations this weekend from the station of one or more local amateurs. Check 14240 kHz SSB. QSL via IK3VAW.

BELAU, KC6. Tosy, JA6VZB, is planning a DXpedition for late 1996/early 1997. The call sign KC6VW has been mentioned, as well as the timeframe December 28 to January 5.

VANUATU, YJ. Ron, ZL1AMO, has wrapped up operations as 3D2RW from Fiji and moved along and is now signing YJ0ARW. He is operating a lot of 40 and 20 meter CW, though he has also been on RTTY. QSL via ZL1AMO.

COMOROS, D6. Maike, DL4XS, Dieter, DL3KDV, and Mirko, DL6ET, will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on all HF bands, concentrating on the lower bands. They will be in Comoros August 22 to September 3. Then they travel to Mayotte. See next item.

MAYOTTE, FH. DL4XS, DL3KDV and DL6ET will operate FH/ until September 11. QSL both the D6 and FH operations via DL4XS, either via the bureau or to Maike Stargardt, Friedrichsthal 21, 51688 Wipperfuerth, Germany.

CLIPPERTON ISLAND, FO. Long distance solo sailor David, KE6WDL, is in the early stages of planning a trip for this winter from Los Angeles to Panama. David wants to stop on Clipperton Island and operate for a day or two, though he needs info on obtaining permission, et cetera.

OLYMPIC STATION W4O. Jim, N4UCK, reports W4O has been issued and is being used at the official Olympics commemorative station in Atlanta.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Newington Amateur Radio League, NARL, will operate W1AW from 1400 to 2000z July 20 as part of the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Newington CT. Check around 3900, 7040, 7230, 14040, 14225, 21305 and 28305 kHz. QSL direct to W1AW.

After working W1AW, try the North American QSO RTTY Party or the following contests. Colombian Independence, North QRP Summer, SEANET CW, South Pacific 160 Meter and Wire Antler. Info is on page 98 in July QST.