Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin No. 233, December 11, 1995
The Ohio/Penn Dx PacketCluster
DX Bulletin No. 233
December 11, 1995
Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
Provided by BARF-80 BBS Cleveland, Ohio
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Thanks to the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, Northern Ohio DX
Association, Ohio/Penn PacketCluster Network, WB2DND, WB3JFS, K4UTE,
K6OZL, DF4RD, CT1ENQ, F6AJA, JJ2QXI, NPDXG Bulletin, G4BUE & DX NEWS
SHEET, DL9GOA & DXNL and VK5IE the following DX information.
ANTARCTICA STATIONS Palmer Station, KC4AAC, operator Mark makes
phone patches and operates every Thursday night anytime after 0000z. He
is more than willing to hand out QSOs between phone patches and after
he has completed them all.
MAWSON BASE. It has been reported that Graeme Currie, VK0GC, will be
stationed here for the season. No QSNs have been reported on the Ohio/Penn
Cluster Network as of yet.
EM1KA is active from the Ukrainian research base Vernadsky around
14195 or 14265 kHz after 0300z. This station has also been heard on
1832 kHz around 0350z.
5N, NIGERIA 5N0OBA, 5N0PYL, 5N0T, 5N3ALE, 5N9WKO will use 5N4OTB call
sign from Bonny Island (which may count for a new IOTA) from December
23-28th. They will be active on all bands SSB and CW. QSL via F2YT.
KH2, GUAM Ray, WH6ASW, who works as a teacher on Guam and will be
there for the next two years. Begin looking for him on the bands as
WH6ASW/KH2 very soon. QSL via G3EZZ.
KH9, WAKE ISLAND The Dateline DX Association is pleased to announce its
plans to activate Wake Island January 24-31st (1996). This will be a one
week operation by 4 experienced operators with the intention of taking
KH9 off the DX Bulletin's most needed 100 list and satisfying the large
European demand. The callsign to be used will be announced shortly before
commencing operations to minimize pirate activity. Operators that were
announced are: AL7EL, WB2DND, KC7V and K4HQI. Activity will be on all
bands including the WARC bands. There will be a major emphasis on RTTY
and satellite, as these modes have never been activated from Wake.
QSL via AL7EL, Tom Harrell, 27257 Nellis Road, Evans Mills, NY 13637
OX, GREENLAND The DXNS report that OX3XR tries to be active every
Wednesday on 1825 kHz between 2200 and 2300z. Also, check 3503 kHz
around 1030z. QSL via OZ3PZ.
SPECIAL EVENT STATION On December 15th, a second submarine, "the
FARNCOMBE", will be launched in Adelaide, South Australia and as such
the Port Adelaide Radio Club will be operating under the call sign of
VI5SUB to commemorate this event. VI5SUB will be active on December 15
and 16 from 0130z and will operate on the following suggested
frequencies: 21200, 14200, 7100 and 3600 kHz +/- QRM and depending on
SPECIAL PREFIX Austrian stations during 1996, will be allowed to use
the special prefix "OEM" (on a voluntary basis) to celebrate their
SEND YOUR QSLS TO The PVRC was active as K3VOA from the Voice of
America HQ during the ARRL 10 Meter Contest. QSL via K3IXD..... Pete,
AH3C, who was active from Cyprus as C4A in the CQ CW Contest, reports his
new mail address as follows: Pete Grillo, AH3C, 2150 E. 6200 South, Salt
Lake City, UT 84121......... Steve, KU9C, is now the new QSL Manager for
for Leonce, FM5DN.......
VP5, TURKS & CAICOS Koji, JJ2QEH, and Mack, JJ2QXI, will be active
from February 3-9th at VP5JM's rental shack. QSL JJ2QEH to Koji Iida,
1866-2, Oota, Minokamo, Gifu 505 Japan. QSL JJ2QXI, Masahiro Mori,
1268, Atobe, Mugegawa, Mugi, Gifu 501-26 Japan.
VP8, SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND The NPDXG reports that VP8CGE and VP8CID will
return soon to this island.
XQ0, EASTER ISLAND The DX News Letter reports JA7AYE and JA7XQV, who
were recently active from Paraguay, will make a stopover on Easter
Island on their way home back to Japan. They will be active mainly on
CW as XQ0/JA7AYE between December 30th and January 3rd (1996). QSL via
YA, AFGHANISTAN (UPDATE). Dick, K4UTE, talked with Yan, F5TCN, who is the
QSL Manager for YA9XL, and Yan states that at this time he has no logs but
will let Dick know when he receives them. The operator of YA9XL is Oleg,
UT9XL, and he is in Kabul. Oleg appears to like 7005 kHz around 0100z and
has been heard on 20 meters CW bewteen 1400 and 1500z. Yan gives the
following address to QSL which in not the one in 1996 callbook:
Yannick Chilliau, 14 Route d'Harnes, F-62880 Annan sous lens, France.
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