ARRL DX Bulletin 052: November 21, 1996

DX Bulletin 52 ARLD052
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 21, 1996
To all radio amateurs

ARLD052 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, the DX News Letter, The599Rpt, Jean, F6AJA, David, W2QM, and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C. Marv, N5AW, and Phil, N6ZZ, are operating from Bioco Island, Equatorial Guinea. Their callsigns are 3C5A and 3C5Z, respectively. They plan to operate 3C5Z in the CQWW CW Contest as a Multi/Single entry, and also plan to operate on the newer bands outside of the contest. QSL both via N6ZZ.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Eric, FK8GM, and Eddy, FK8CR, will operate as FK5M from Matthew Island from December 2 through 6. Look for their SSB on 3790, 7075, 14195/260, 21260, and 28460. They will also be active on the usual CW and RTTY DX frequencies. QSL via F6AJA.

FRENCH ST MARTIN, FS. Members from the North Jersey DX Association will operate SSB and CW as FS/W2QM on all bands from December 4 through 11. QSL via W2QM.

AMSTERDAM ISLAND, FT5Z. FT5ZG will soon be active from this location. He will operate from here for one year. QSL via F5RQQ.

ECUADOR, HC. Look for Bernd, DL1VJ, to be active in the upcoming CQWW CW Contest as HC1OT. Activity will be on all bands.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8. Trey, N5KO, will be active as HC8N on all bands in the CQWW CW Contest. He will also be active as N5KO/HC8 before and after the contest. QSL via AA5BT.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. Look for LX4B during the CQWW CW Contest as an 80 meter single band entry. QSL via LX1TI. LX/DF0BK will be active in the contest as a Multi/Single entry. Activity will be on 160 through 10 meters. QSL via DL8SCG.

FINLAND, OH. The SRAL has authorized OH7AAC to use callsign OI7T. He will be active as a Multi/Single entry in the upcoming CQWW CW contest. QSL via OH7AAC.

BRUNEI, V8. Hajime, JO1RUR, will operate as V85HG in the upcoming CQWW CW Contest as a Single/All Band entry. QSL via JH7FQK.

ST HELENA ISLAND, ZD7. Johnny, ZD7WRG will be QRV on 80 and 40 meter SSB for the next several months. QSL via WA2JUN.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ Worldwide DX Contest, CW, and the ARRL International EME Competition will round out the weekend. See November QST, page 95 for details.