UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
#48 - September 9, 1993 DXAC NEWS RELEASE. DX ADVISORY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS REINSTATEMENT OF ERITREA. The ARRL DX Advisory Committee, DXAC, has voted unanimously to recommend that Eritrea be reinstated to the DXCC Countries List. Eritrea was deleted from the list November 15, 1962. Committee members were convinced that Eritrea has reemerged as a sovereign nation. The DXAC was split on a recommended effective date. Nine voted for May 24, 1993; six voted for May 24, 1991; and one member voted for April 27, 1993. The majority voted in favor of the official Independence Day. The date of liberation is 1991. This recommendation now goes to the ARRL Awards Committee for consideration. Please do not send QSL cards to the DXCC desk for Eritrea until it has been officially added to the list, and a date for accepting cards has been announced.
WALVIS BAY AND PENQUIN ISLANDS. According to Ian, ZS9A, a tentative date of February 28, 1994, was recently announced for Namibia's takeover of both Walvis Bay, ZS9, and the Penguin Islands, ZS0. The announcement pointed out that many details remain to be worked out and that this is only a target date.
EQUATORIAL GUINEA. Ed, 3C1TR, will be leaving September 11, but will try to be active on the lower HF and WARC bands before leaving. Check 3790 kHz around 0135z, 7180 to 7184 kHz around 0500z and the 21355 DX net around 1500z.
TANZANIA. Christoph, HB9HAL, was to be active by now. He was to receive his license upon his arrival September 1st, but there have been no QSN reports yet.
ARRL DX Bulletin #9 - February 10, 1994
SOVEREIGN MILITARY ORDER OF MALTA. According to Luciano, I0JBL, the 1A0KM operation has been rescheduled for sometime in late February.
ANGOLA. D2EGH can be found on 14225 kHz at 2000z. QSL via CT1EGH. Listen for D2/AA4HU on 14225 kHz at 1745 and 2000z.
ETHIOPIA. ET3RA has been on 21250 kHz at 1600z. QSL via HB9CVB. ET3YU works CW on 14035 kHz between 1600 and 1700z.
MAURITIUS. Jacky, 3B8CF, is a relatively easy catch on both 80 and 40 meters. Try 3506 kHz at 0200z and 7007 kHz at 0420z.
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