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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD002 (1998)

ARLD002 DX news

DX Bulletin 2  ARLD002
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  January 15, 1998
To all radio amateurs

ARLD002 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, G4BUE, The 599Rpt, QRZ DX, Jari,
OH2BVE, Harv, K2PI and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

SWAZILAND, 3DA.  Jon, 3DA0CA, is active on 1827 Khz from 0300 to
0330z most days.  QSL via W4DR.

VIETNAM, 3W.  JA1IED is QRV as 3W6JQ until January 20.  QSL to home

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Members of the Central Arizona DX Association will be
QRV beginning January 18 as 8Q7AA.  They expect to be here until
January 28.  Activity on 160 to 10 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY,
is planned.  QSL via N7TX.

KUWAIT, 9K.  Bob, N6BFM, expects to be active as 9K2ZZ for about 1
year.  He is presently active on 40 meters.  QSL via W8CNL.

CHINA, BY.  Merv, K9FD, and Price, W0RI, are QRV from BY1QH mainly
on the low bands for approximately 10 days.  Look for some 160 meter
activity around 1823 and 1830 to 1835 Khz.  QSL via operator's

FRANCE, F.  A group of amateurs are QRV from Porquerolles Island,
IOTA EU-070, using the call TM5CRO, until January 20.  Activity on
160 to 10 meters, using CW and SSB, is expected.  They will also be
active on 2 meters from JN32cx.  QSL via F5RMY.

CROZET ISLAND, FT/W.  Jean Paul, F5BU, is expected to arrive on
Crozet Island, IOTA AF-008, on January 21.  He will be active using
mostly SSB as FT5WG until March 18.  QSL via F6APU.

JORDAN, JY.  George, JY9QJ, has been QRV on 160 meters just before
2000z.  QSL via DL5MBY.

GUATEMALA, TG.  A group of Finnish amateurs hope to activate TG0OH
from January 18 to February 5.  Activity on 160 to 10 meters,
including the newer bands, using CW, SSB and RTTY, is planned.  QSL
CW and SSB contacts via OH3JF.  QSL RTTY contacts via OH6XY.

BURKINA FASO, XT.  Mike, F5RLE, will be active as XT2DM on all bands
using mostly CW from January 22 to March 9.  QSL to home call.

CAMBODIA, XU.  XU2FB is now QRV as XUF2B.  QSL via N4JR.

CHATMAN ISLANDS, ZL7.  Ed, K8VIR, is QRV as K8VIR/ZL7 until April.
He will be active on the usual frequencies.  QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL January VHF Sweepstakes and the
North American QSO Party, Phone, should keep contesters busy.
Please see January QST, page 105 for details.


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