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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD018 (1999)

ARLD018 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 18  ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  April 29, 1999
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD018 DX news

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

FIJI, 3D2.  Look for Mat, JA1JQY, Sasi, JA1KJW, Kaoru, JA3MCA/1 and
Kuni, JA8VE/1, to be QRV as 3D2SH, 3D2HI, 3D2TK and 3D2KZ,
respectively, until May 1.  Activity on 160 to 6 meters, including
the newer bands, using CW and SSB is expected.  QSL to home calls.

NEPAL, 9N.  Kazu, JA8MWU, will be QRV as 9N7WU from May 3 to 12 on
20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB.  QSL to home call.

BAHRAIN, A9.  Ed, WH6CXQ, will be QRV as A92GJ from IOTA AS-002 for
the next few years.  QSL to home call.

CHINA, BY.  The BI5D IOTA DXpedition team will be QRV from Dongtou
Island in the Zhejiang Province Group, until May 3.  QSL per
operator's instructions.

TURKMENISTAN, EZ.  EZ7ST has been QRV near 14021 khz around 2340z.
QSL via UA9LM.
MARTINIQUE, FM.  Pertti, OH2RF will be QRV as FM/OH2RF from May 1 to
7 using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

SCOTLAND, GM.  Scotish stations may use the special prefixes 2A, 2S,
and 2T to mark their parliament opening between May 6 and July 31.

WALES, GW.  Welsh station may also change their prefixes temporarily
to 2C, 2W and 2X to mark the parliament opening between May 6 and
July 31.

SUDAN, ST.  Dr. Sid, ST2SA, has been QRV on 14274 khz around 1500z.

TUVALU, T2.  Look for T22JY, T22KJ, T22TK and T22VE to be QRV from
Funafuti Atoll until May 9 on 160 to 6 meters, using CW and SSB.
QSL per operator's instructions.

PALAU, T8.  After their 3D2 expedition, look for Hide, JM1LJS,
Misao, JJ1DWB, and Hiro, 7N1KAE, to be QRV as T88LJ, T88MT and one
other T8-call using CW and SSB on 80 to 6 meters, and FM on 10
meters.  T88LJ might also use SSTV.  QSL to home calls.

CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9.  Rob, ND1V, is QRV as VQ9DV for one year.  QSL
to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The North American High Speed Meteor
Scatter Contest, ARI International DX Contest, Connecticut QSO
Party, Danish SSTV Contest, MARAC County Hunters CW Contest,
Massachusetts QSO Party, Ten-Ten International Net Spring CW QSO
Party and the US IPA Contest will certainly fill up your contest
weekend.  Please see May QST, page 89 for details.


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