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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD017 (1998)

ARLD017 DX news

DX Bulletin 17  ARLD017
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  April 30, 1998
To all radio amateurs

ARLD017 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, Rick, N1RL, The 599Rpt, QRZ DX,
425DXnews, The Daily DX and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

AGALEGA AND SAINT BRANDON ISLANDS, 3B7.  A group of Swiss amateurs
plan to operate as 3B7RF from May 6 to 17.  Activity is expected on
all bands, including VHF, using CW, SSB, RTTY and SSTV.  QSL via

LIBYA, 5A.  Ahmed, 5A3YAZ, is QRV from Gharyn City.  QSL via EA5XV.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Paul, ND4X, will be QRV as 8Q7DF from May 3 to 10,
using only SSB.  QSL via Lorenzo Tabaracci, PO Box 142, I-54033
Carrara MS, Italy.

IRAN, EP.  Hamid, EP3HR, has been QRV on 18127 khz around 1500z.
QSL via I2MQP.

TROMELIN ISLAND, FR/T.  Henri, FR5ZQ, is QRV as FR5ZQ/T.  He is
active using CW and SSB, and has been found on 15 meters around
1700z.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL to home call.

NORTHERN IRELAND, GI.  Special Event Station GI6YM is QRV until year
end in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the YMCA Radio Club.
Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via K1WY.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0.  Oreste, IK3VIA, will be QRV until May 3 as
HBO/N7OV.  QSL to home call.

AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8.  Larry, AH8LG, is QRV using SSTV.  QSL direct.

SWEDEN, SM.  Look for Special Event Station 7S5BE to be QRV until
year end using CW and SSB.  QSL via bureau.

ICELAND, TF.  KE8RO and KC8CSD are active until May 5.  They are
signing KE8RO/TF on 80 to 10 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to
home call.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L.  Paul, VK9LZ, has begun operations.  He has
been found on 80 meters around 0930z.  QSL via N0AH.

INDIA, VU.  Marc, ON4AVO, will soon be QRV as VU3MCV, using CW for
now and eventually SSB.  QSL via ON7LX.

VANUATU, YJ.  Tada, JA1WPX, is QRV until May 5 as YJ0AWP, using RTTY
and SSB on 80 to 10 meters.  QSL to home call.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8.  Paul, ZD8V, and ZD8T are QRV and have been
found on 17 to 10 meters between 1545 and 2000z.  QSL ZD8T via

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARI International DX Contest,
Connecticut QSO Party, Danish SSTV Contest, MARAC County Hunters CW
Contest, Massachusetts QSO Party and the Ten-Ten International Net
Spring CW QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this
weekend.  Please see May QST, page 96 for details.


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