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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD022 (2002)

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ARLD022 DX news

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QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 22  ARLD022
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 23, 2002
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD022
ARLD022 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks
to all.

PRATAS ISLAND, BQ9P.  The Chinese Taipei Amateur Radio League
(CTARL) announced its 7th DXpedition to Pratas Island.  The call
sign will be BQ9P.  Operation will commence on or about 0900z on
June 4 and will end at approximately 2300z on June 12.  Operators
include Paul, BV4FH (Team Leader), Wong, BV5CR, Robert, BV3FG,
Steven, K4WA, San, K5YY, Gary, W5FI and Igor, W0IZ.  A pilot station
and operating frequencies will be announced shortly.

AFGHANISTAN, YA.  Chris, G0TQJ, is now QRV as YA/G0TQJ.  QSL via
QRZ.COM.

BELARUS, EW.  Andy, W2/NP3D, will be active on all bands as EW/NP3D,
using CW, SSB and RTTY, until May 27.  QSL via W3HNK.

MONGOLIA, JT.  Nicola, I0SNY, and Gianni, I8KGZ, will be active as
JT1Y from Ulaanbaatar for a couple of weeks.  In late May they will
take a side trip to China and will operate from Beijing's Radio Club
for 2 or 3 days.  QSL via I0SNY.
         
MALYJ VYSOTSKIJ, R1M.  A group of operators from Russia and Finland
will operate on 80 through 10 meters using SSB and CW, until May 30.
QSL R1MVI via OH2BR.

COSTA RICA, TI.  TI5N will operate the CQ WW WPX CW Contest
multi-multi from the QTH of TI5KD, using 5 watts.  Operators include
N0KE, W8QZA, W1XE, CX6CM and possibly more late additions.  QSL via
W3HNK.  Also, look for Dick, W5AA, to be signing W5AA/TI8 until June
17.  He will operate on all bands with an emphasis on 30, 17 and 12
meters.

CANADA, VE.  Terry, VE7TLL, reports that Canadian amateur radio
operators have been authorized to use special prefixes to celebrate
the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.  Look for XL, XM, XN and
XO instead of the usual VA, VE, VO and VY prefixes, respectively,
through July 18, to be used on a voluntary basis.
         
BERMUDA, VP9.  Merv, N6NO, will be active as N6NO/VP9 until May 28.
He plans to concentrate on the newer bands using CW.  QSL via home
call.
         
JAMAICA, 6Y.  The Team Vertical (N6BT, KE7X, WA6O, N6XG, W0YK, N6XI
and K2KW) will be active as 6Y2A during the CW WPX Contest.  They
will also be on the air as 6Y5/home calls on 160 through 6 meters,
until May 28.  QSL 6Y2A and 6Y5/K2KW via WA4WTG, all others via home
calls.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The CQ WW WPX Contest, CW, and QRP ARCI
Hootowl Sprint are on tap for this weekend.  Please see May QST,
page 104 for details.
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