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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD018 (1997)

ARLD018 DX news

DX Bulletin 18  ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  April 17, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD018 DX news

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

SCARBOROUGH REEF, BS7.  It is reported that the 1997 BS7H DXpedition
to Huang Yan Dao, Scarborough Reef, will start on April 28.

EASTERN MALAYSIA, 9M6-8.  Michael, DF8AN, is QRV as 9M8/DF8AN, and
can be found using CW on 20 meters.  His length of stay unknown.
QSL to home call.

RWANDA, 9X.  Mark, ON4WW, is QRV as 9X4WW.  QSL via ON5NT.

ANGOLA, D2.  Pete, OH3MEP, is QRV as D2M on CW.  QSL via OH3LQK.

LIBERIA, EL.  Rob, ND3A, is QRV from here as ND3A/EL2 until April
25.  QSL to home call.

JUAN DE NOVA ISLAND, FR.  FR5DJ/J and FR5KH/J will be active on all
bands, using CW and SSB until May 15.  QSL via F6FNU.

SCOTLAND, GM.  Special Event Station GS4TMS will be active April 19
and 20 from the heart of Braveheart Country.  QSL via GM4UYE.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4.  DL2GAC will be QRV as H44MS, probably from
Renell Island, IOTA OC 127.  QSL to home call.

MIDWAY ISLAND, KH4.  Yuu, JA3IG, will be active from Midway Island
signing KH4/K1NT on 40 to 15 meters, from April 16 to 23.  He will
listen for European stations from 0430 to 0630z.  QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY.  Adriano, PY2QA, and a group of Brazilian amateurs will
be operating from the Ecological Protection Park Reserve located on
Sao Sebastiao Island, IOTA SA 028, from April 18 to 21, using the
callsign ZY2IB.  QSL via PY2AE.

GIBRALTAR, ZB.  G3RFX will be active as ZB2FX until May 6.  His
operations will include activity on 160 meters and RS-12.  QSL to
home call.

SAINT HELENA, ZD7.  Johnny, ZD7WRG, is QRV on 6 meters with a
magnetic loop.  He has been able to hear the V51 beacon and some
South American stations.  QSL via WA2JUN.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  On tap for this weekend is the EU Spring
Sprint, Michigan QSO Party, and the YU DX Contest.  On April 22, the
ARRL VHF/UHF Spring Sprint, for 222 MHz, is also scheduled.  Please
see April QST, page 98 for details.


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