ARRL DX Bulletin 040: August 29, 1996

DX Bulletin 40 ARLD040
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 29, 1996
To all radio amateurs

ARLD040 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Mauro, I1JQJ, the 425 DX News, Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, Antoine, 3D2AG, Chris, G4BUE, the DX News Sheet and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C1. EA6BH, will be active from Cogo October 16 to 22 as 3C1DX. Try 3005, 7005, 14005, 21005 and 28005 kHz for CW, and 14195, 21195 and 28495 kHz for SSB. Some RTTY is possible on 14088 kHz. QSL via EA6BH.

GIBRALTAR, ZB2. The prefix ZG2 will be used September 3 to 10 as part of a national holiday.

UGANDA, 5X. Peter, 5X1T, will be back on the air in earnest starting September 7. He plans to get on both 160 and 80 meters.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Listen for Andy, G4VPM, signing 8Q7AS September 8 to 22. He will run QRP to a vertical. QSL via CBA.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Saty, JE1JKL, operates 9M6NA from Labuan Island.

BURUNDI, 9U. Alfredo, 9U5CW, has decided to temporarily suspend his ham activities due to security concerns.

ANGOLA, D2. Birgitta, SM0FIB, will sign D2FIB until September 13. Check 21226 kHz around 1245z and 14252 or 14265 kHz starting around 1915z. QSL to CBA.

ROTUMA ISLAND, 3D2. The DXpedition planned by 3D2AG has been postponed until late October or November. 80 through 10 meter CW and SSB will be worked, and possibly some 160 meters and RTTY. QSL via CBA of 3D2AG only.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Hiram Percy Maxim Birthday Celebration starts this weekend. Check page 81 in August QST for more information. Rules for the Radio Club Panama XXV Anniversary Contest and 9th Annual Straight Key Week appear on page 104 in September QST.