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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD012 (1997)

ARLD012 DX news

DX Bulletin 12  ARLD012
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  March 6, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD012 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Tedd,
KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, The 599Rpt, Ron, N1RT, the DXNL and
Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

SPRATLY ISLANDS.  Charlotte, KQ1F, and Paul, K1XM, will be QRV from
here beginning in mid March.  Callsigns are 9M6TCR and 9M6TPR,
respectively.  The importance of this operation is that they will be
operating from Layang Layang, which is part of the still rare
Spratly Islands.  QSL all calls to KQ1F.

ANTARCTICA.  Pavel, UX2HO, will be active as EM1HO from the
Ukrainian Vernadsky Base, IOTA AN 006, around the beginning of
March.  QSL via I2PJA.  3Y2GV, heard of late on 18090 kHz, appears
to be QRV from the Queen Maud Base, IOTA AN 016.  QSL via LA2GV.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS.  Mark, SP3GVX, is the current operator at
the HF0POL station.  He is QRV mostly on CW, 7 kHz up from the band
edge and can be found on 40 meters around 0100z and later.  During
his daytime hours he is very busy in the camp.  QSL via Henryk
Karwowski, SP3FYM, PO Box 832, 66 400 Gorzow WLKP, Poland.

REUNION ISLAND, FR.  Guy, F5MNW, will be QRV from March 22 to April
6 as FR/F5MNW or TO5UFT, mainly on CW.

SAINT MARTIN, FS.  Leo, EA3NY, will be QRV this weekend from IOTA NA
199, either as FS5PL/P or with an FS9 callsign.  QSL via N0JT.

DOMINICA, J7.  Larry, AA6MV, and Marti, N6ULI, will be QRV March 11
through 19, on 40 through 10 meters, using mainly CW.  There may
also be some SSB activity.  Callsigns to be issued upon arrival.
QSL both calls to AA6MV.

JAN MAYEN, JX.  Per, LA7DFA, is QRV as JX7DFA.  He can be found on
the lower bands.  For CW, check 3512 and 1824.5 kHz.  For SSB, check
3599 and 1842 kHz.  Per also expects there to be some RTTY operation
as soon as he corrects an RTTY interface problem.  QSL to his

AUSTRALIA, VK.  The Eastern and Mountain District Radio Club will
again activate VI3GP on March 6 through 9 for the Formula One Grand
Prix Race in Melbourne.  QSL via VK3ER.

SOUTHERN COOK ISLANDS, ZK.  Willy, VE6JO, will be in Rarotonga until
March 10.  His callsign will be ZK1JOO.  No QSL information as yet
is available.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Young Amateur's Contest, and the
Wisconsin QSO Party are both scheduled for this weekend.  Please see
March QST, page 98 for details.


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