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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD018 (2001)

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QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 18  ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 3, 2001
To all radio amateurs   

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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, QRZ DX, 425DXnews, The Daily DX,
W5STI, JT1KAA and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

AGALEGA AND ST. BRANDON, 3B6.  Look for 3B6RF to be QRV from Agalega
beginning about May 6.  Activity will be on all bands and modes.
QSL via HB9AGH.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Bill, W4WX, will be QRV from Treasure Cay from May 7
to 14 as W4WX/C6A.  He will be active using RTTY and some SSB on the
newer bands.  QSL to home call.

ETHIOPIA, ET.  Claudio, ET3VSC, has been QRV of late on 21260 kHz
between 2030 and 2330z.  QSL via K3IRV.
               
GUINEA-BISSAU, J5.  DJ6SI and others are QRV as J5X.  They will be
QRV until May 11 on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FSK and
SSTV.  QSL via operator's instructions.

JAPAN, JA.  Special event station 8J3EAG is QRV until May 27 from
the East Asian Games in Osaka.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters.  QSL
via JA3DBD.

MONGOLIA, JT.  Special event station JU1O will be QRV from May 5 to
13.  QSL via JR0CGJ.

FRANZ JOSEF LAND, R1FJ.  R1FJL has been QRV on 24911 kHz from 0800
to 1230z.  QSL via UA3AGS.

POLAND, SP.  Helmut, DL7VOX, is QRV as SO1VOX from Wolin Island,
IOTA EU-132, until May 15.  Activity is on all HF bands, including
the newer bands, using mostly CW.  QSL to home call.

EGYPT, SU.  Said, SU1SK, has been QRV on 21084 kHz just after 1200z.

CENTRAL AFRICA, TL.  Charles, TL8CK, has been QRV on 17 meters just
prior to 2100z.  QSL via F6EWM.

UKRAINE, UR.  The Ukrainian QRP Club will hold its first QRP
expedition to the mountain Ai-Petri in the Crimea.  They will be QRV
as EM5QRP.  Activity will generally be on the international QRP
frequencies using mostly CW.  Some SSB, RTTY and SSTV activity is
also planned.  QSL via UR7IRL.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M.  Look for VP2MR to be QRV for the first two weeks
in May on all HF bands.  QSL via W5PB.

IRAQ, YI.  Rodger is QRV from YI1BGD.  He has been active on 18150
kHz just prior to 1400z and then on 14184 kHz just before 1600z.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8.  Jim, N6TJ, is expected to be QRV as ZD8Z
from May 7 to 17.  QSL via VE3HO.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7.  Ed, K8VIR, is here on business during the
next few weeks.  He will be QRV as ZL7IR during his spare time.
Activity will be on 20, 17 and 15 meters.  QSL via W8WC.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The MARAC County Hunters CW Contest, ARI
International DX Contest, Danish SSTV Contest, Indiana, Connecticut,
and Massachusetts QSO Parties, Ten-Ten International Net Spring CW
QSO Party and the VHF/UHF Spring Sprint will certainly keep
contesters busy this weekend.  Please see May QST, page 106 for
details.
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