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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD016 (1997)

ARLD016 DX news

DX Bulletin 16  ARLD016
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  April 3, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD016 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by The
599Rpt, Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, 425DXnews, The DXNS and
Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

TUNISIA, 3V.  Tunisia is going to commemorate its 40 years of
independence during the period of April 10 to May 10.  Look for
special event station TS40A to be QRV during this celebration.  QSL
information to be announced.

QATAR, A7.  Jean Jacques, ex J28JJ, is now in Qatar and has
permission to operate club station, A71A.  He will try to be QRV on
Saturdays using RTTY.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY.  Dave, DJ0PJ, will be QRV from April 2 to May 6
as FY/DJ0PJ.  Look for his QRP activity on 10116, 14060, 18080 and
21060 kHz.  QSL to DJ0PJ.

ENGLAND, G.  The Torbay ARC is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with
the call GB50TR on all bands and modes through the end of the year.
QSL via the RSGB bureau.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1.  Take, JG8NQJ/JD1, will be QRV until April
23.  He prefers CW on 7012, 10104 and 14028 kHz.  He works at the
meteorological observatory on the island so his activity depends on
his work schedule.  QSL via JA8CJY.

TUVALU, T2.  Bernhard, DL2GAC, is still QRV from here as T22MS.  QSL
to DL2GAC.  Please note his correct address can be found in the 1997

CAMBODIA, XU.  Mike, XU6WV, has been active on 3512, 7004 and 7007
kHz.  His sunrise is currently around 2304z, and his sunset is
currently 1100z.  QSL via K0TLM.

NICARAGUA, YN.  Hiro, JA6WFM, has been active on 40 meter CW with
the callsign YN6WFM.  He expects to be here until December.  QSL to
Hirofumi Nakamura, 1311 11 Miyahara Machi, Yatsushiro Gun, Kumamoto
869 46, Japan.

MARION ISLAND, ZS8.  Chris, ZS8IR, is active on 1822 kHz from 0300z
until after his sunrise.  QSL via ZS6EZ.

CALL CORRECTION.  It was mistakenly reported in ARRL DX Bulletin
ARLD015 that KF8UN was operating portable from the US Virgin Islands
in the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest.  The correct call sign was KF8UM.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  Take your pick of contests this weekend.
Participation in the EA RTTY, Elettra Marconi, Holyland DX, MARAC
SSB County Hunter's, The SP DX CW and the DARA FM Zip Contests
should keep you busy.  Please see April QST, page 98 for details.


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