ARRL DX Bulletin 057: December 26, 1996

DX Bulletin 57 ARLD057
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 26, 1996
To all radio amateurs

ARLD057 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, Jerry, K9BG, Stephen, N2MAU, 425DX News, Karl, PS7KM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

JAMAICA, 6Y. Gianni, I5JHW, will be active as 6Y5HW or 6Y0HW, starting on December 29. He will be on all bands, using CW, SSB and RTTY until January 12. QSL via I5JHW.

REUNION ISLAND, FR. F6AFJ will be active as FR5GM from December 25 to February 15. He will be on SSB on 20 and 15 meters from 1100z to 1200z and again from 1600z to 1800z. QSL direct.

HONDURAS, HR. Bob, KS9W, and Jerry, K9BG, will be active from January 8 through January 15, as HR3/home calls. Jerry will operate primarily CW and Bob will also operate CW and RTTY on all bands. SSB activity will be minimal. Jerry will also try some satellite operation. QSL via home calls.

GUAM, KH2. Jim, KH2D, will be active on 160 meters for the next several months. His operations will be primarily on 1828 kHz from 0800z until 1500z. When possible, he will be on during his sunrise around 2030z looking for European stations. QSL via K8NA.

ST. PETER AND ST. PAUL ROCKS, PY0. Karl, PS7KM and Tino, PT7AA, plan to operate from here for 2 to 3 weeks as ZY0SK and ZY0SB, respectively, starting January 25. Look for CW and SSB activity on 80 through 10 meters. QSL via home calls.

SURINAME, PZ. Mako, JA1OEM, will be active on the low bands as PZ5HP, starting December 24. He will be here until January 12. QSL direct.

INDONESIA, YB. Tjok, YB0RX, and others are planning an operation from Kepulauan Tukang Besi, starting from January 3. The callsign will be 8B8WI. They plan to operate for three days. QSL route to be announced.

MACEDONIA, Z3. Jan, OH3MIG, will be active for the next 6 to 8 months as Z38/OH3MIG. He will be active on CW and SSB on all bands. QSL via OH3GZ.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Stew Perry Topband Distance Challenge and the RAC Winter Contest will round out this final weekend of this year. Please see December QST, page 94 for details.