ARRL DX Bulletin 049: October 31, 1996

DX Bulletin 49 ARLD049
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 31, 1996
To all radio amateurs

ARLD049 DX news

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

MAURITANIA, 5T. JA1UT and a group of operators are scheduled to visit Mauritania for a week beginning November 6. SSTV operation is planned in addition to the usual modes. QSL via JA1UT.

EASTERN MALAYSIA, 9M8. Shin, JA2SWJ, will be active November 2 to 3 as 9M8HIM on 1824 kHz with 500W.

MAYOTTE, FH. Denise, F6HWU, will be active as FH/F6HWU from November 9 to 27. She will be operating mostly CW on all bands, and there may be some activity on RTTY.

TROMELIN ISLAND, FR. FR5ZU/T was heard this past week on 15 meters at around 1545z. His length of stay is unknown at this time. QSL via FR5ZU.

MIDWAY ISLAND, KH4. Look for Ron, W7VWR, to be active probably as KH4/W7VWR from November 3 to 10. Activity on CW will be 25 kHz up from bottom of the band edges and SSB operations on 3800, 7188, 14195, 18130 and 21295 kHz. QSL via CBA.

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Nao, JA1HGY, and others will stay on Saipan from October 31 to November 3 for vacation, and will be active on all bands. Look for KH0/JA4DND to be active on 160, 80, and 40 meters, on the usual DX frequencies. QSL via JA4DND.

BELGIUM, ON. Look for the Special Event Station, OS4CLM, to be active from October 25 to November 5. You can contact or listen to OS4CLM on 3685, 7045, 14145, 21245, 28545 and 144250 kHz for SSB and 3515, 7012, 14020, 21020, 28020 and 144020 kHz for CW. For more information, contact OS4CLM, Post Box 110, B 8300 Knokke, Belgium.

MYANMAR, XY. The JA1UT DX Group has announced that an operation from Yangon, Myanmar will take place from October 25 through November 4. Call signs to be used are XY1HT, XY1VMY, and XY1U. QSL to JA8RUZ.

QSL MANAGER NOTES. F2YT is not the QSL Manager for D44AB. F6EDZ is not the QSL Manager for 3B8DZ.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL November Sweepstakes, CW, and the Worked All Europe RTTY Contest, are all on tap for this weekend. See November QST, page 95, for details.