ARRL DX Bulletin 041: September 5, 1996

DX Bulletin 41 ARLD041
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 5, 1996
To all radio amateurs


This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Paul, PT2NP, Russ, VE6VK, Nodir, EY8MM, Mauro, I1JQJ, the 425 DX News, Tony, I0JX, Veke, OH2MCN, Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, Chris, G4BUE, the DX News Sheet and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

OMAN, A4. Tony, A45ZN, is on 160 and 80 meters four or five nights a week. While awaiting action on his application for an experimental license for 6 meters, as well as 30 meters, he frequently monitors 50110 kHz.

ZAIRE, 9Q. Fernando, EA4BB, will be working in Rwanguba for 1 year starting September 9, and has been issued the call 9Q5BB. Listen for his CW and SSB. QSL via EA4BB.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA ISLAND, PY0. Erik, SM0AGD, is active as ZY0ZGD from the QTH of PY0FF. He operates mostly CW on HF, though occasionally shows up on RS12. QSL via Vestagatan 27, S-195 56 Marsta, Sweden.

BAHAMAS, C6. Fred, K9VV, will be active from Sugar Loaf Cay September 13 to 22, including the WAE SSB Contest.

MICRONESIA, V6. Tosy, JA6VZB, should be active as V63BM until September 10. He operates SSB, CW, RTTY and SSTV. QSL via the bureau to JA6BSM.

TUNISIA, 3V. Hans, DF2UU, and Win, DK9IP, will operate from club station 3V8BB September 11 to 17, mainly to work the WAE SSB Contest. They will operate before and after the contest, primarily working North America and Asia on 160 and 80 meters. Some RTTY may be worked. QSL via the bureau to DK9IP.

TONGA, A3. Paul, A35RK, has returned to the airwaves, mainly on 40 through 15 meter CW and RTTY.

INDIAN OCEAN DXPEDITION. Jon, EA2KL, and Luis, EA3ELM, will be on Mauritius, 3B8, October 23 to 30. Rodriguez Island, 3B9 is scheduled for October 31 to November 5. And November 6 to 12 they will be on from Reunion Island, FR, as FR/EA2KL and FR/EA3ELM. QSL via home calls.

JORDAN, JY. Bob, WB9YXY, will be visiting friends and reactivating JY8XY October 1 to 20. He prefers CW but does operate some SSB. Plans are to be on 80 through 10 meters. QSL via WB9YXY.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Mark, 9V1AN/JJ1TBB, should remain active as VK9XB until September 8. Try 14180 and 21280 kHz for SSB. On CW try 7008, 14008/14028, and 21008/21028 kHz. QSL via JJ1TBB.

PIRATES COVE. Those in the know report that station ZL7PR, operator Peter, is likely to be a pirate. This same op has also signed ZK3YA and VR8B.

RARE ISLAND. Jim, KA3UNQ, will be on Block Island, Rhode Island, September 12. This is IOTA NA-031. Try around 14260 kHz between 1500 and 2000z. QSL with SASE to CBA or via the bureau. Jim will also activate various Rhode Island and Massachusetts islands September 14 and 15. He operates both CW and SSB.

QSL MANAGER NEEDED. Nodir, EY8MM, reports that Valery, UK8AQ, needs a QSL manager in Europe or the United States. Contact EY8MM if interested.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. Last chance to operate in the Hiram Percy Maxim Birthday Celebration. Check page 81 in August QST for more information. Details on the All Asian DX Contest on phone appear on page 99 in June QST. Rules for the LZ DX Contest and North American Sprint, CW, are on page 104 of September QST.