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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD022 (1997)

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DX Bulletin 22  ARLD022
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  May 15, 1997
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD022
ARLD022 DX news

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

ANNOBON ISLAND, 3C0.  A group of members of the Spanish Radio
Amateur Association, URE, will be QRV from here as 3C0DX starting
May 20.  Look for them to be active on all HF bands, including the
newer bands.  Some satellite operation is expected, and they can be
found on the downlink frequencies of 29380 and 29430 Khz.  Look for
SSB activity on 50.133 MHz, and CW on 50.090 MHz.  Look for RTTY
activity on 7034, 10114, 14084, 18094, 21084, 24924 and 28184 Khz.
QSL via EA4URE, PO Box 220, Madrid 28080, Spain.

POLAND, SP.  Look for Special Event Station 3Z0JP to be QRV between
May 20 and June 15, to celebrate the visit of Pope John Paul II to
Poland.  Activity will be on CW and SSB with operations on 80 to 10
meters.  Look also for some 6 and 2 meter SSB activity.  QSL via
SP6GVU.

SEYCHELLES, S7.  Paddy O'Reilly, GW4MAD/S79MAD, is QRV from here on
SSB, CW, RTTY and PacTOR until July or August.  He can be found on
40 to 10 meters, including some RTTY activity on the newer bands.
QSL via the Wenvoe Club Amateur Radio Group, c/o Transmitting
Station, St. Lythans, Wenvoe, Nr. Cardiff CF5 6BQ, Wales, United
Kingdom.

CANADA, VE.  Steve, operator at VE8RCS, indicates that Station Alert
and Amateur Radio Station VE8RCS on Ellesmere Island would be closed
by May 15.  Ellesmere Island, IOTA NA 088, has been on the air for
over thirty years as the communications link for the High Arctic
Weather and Experimental Station.  It is about 450 miles from the
North pole.  Experiments at Station Alert have included measurement
of global warming indicators, pollution in the global regions and
measurements made by the Canadian team for other governments.  All
functions will now be automated.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  AX1ITU will be QRV on May 16 from 1400z for 24 hours
for International Telecommunications Day.  QSL via WB2FFY.

MEXICO, XE.  Sacrificios Island in Veracruz State will be activated
with the call sign XF2NVA from June 6 to 8.  QSL via bureau.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL VHF/UHF Spring Sprint for 50
MHz, EU Spring Sprint, CW, and Armed Forces Day are all scheduled
for this weekend.  Please see May QST, page 97 for details.
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