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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD038 (1998)

ARLD038 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 38  ARLD038
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  September 24, 1998
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD038 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, The 599 Report, The
DXNL, Reinhard, DL6DQW, Gil, F5NOD, and Contest Corral from QST.
Thanks to all.

ERITREA, E3.  Jacky, F2CW/ZL3CW, received a letter from the Eritrean
Ministry of Transport and Communications stating that Amateur Radio
is officially open as of September 21, 1998, and was active as
E31AA.  He is expected to resume operations from here in the next
few days on CW.  QSL via ZL3CW.

VIETNAM, XW.  Starting the first week of October special event
station XV300S will be active until the end of the year to celebrate
the 300th anniversary of Saigon.  No QSL route was available at
press time.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9.  Reinhard, DL6DQW, will be active until October 6 as
C91RF.  QSL via home call, direct or bureau.

MALTA, 9H.  A group of 24 Dutch hams will activate the Island of
Qawra (EU-023) with five HF stations using their own 9H3 call signs
on CW and SSB, October 3 to 18.  Special club station call sign
9H0VRZ has also been issued.  QSL this call via PA0JR, Andre van den
Bos, Korianderweg 25, 9731 HW Groningen, The Netherlands.

EASTERN MALAYSIA, 9M6.  Ed, K8EP, will be operating from the station
of 9M6AAC from October 8 to 11.  Ed will be concentrating on CW but
will also operate some SSB.  Operations will be mostly on 40, 20,
17, 15 and 10 meters.  QSL via N2OO.

TONGA, A3.  Klaus, DJ4SO/A35SO, and Manfred, DJ7RJ, will be active
from October 1 to 19.  QSL via the bureau to their home calls.

PAKISTAN, AP.  Nasir, AP2NK, is active on 20 meter CW beaming short
path to the USA.  QSL via CBA.  Tariq, AP2TJ, is active on 20 meters

TAIWAN, BV.  Look for BM0S which has a new prefix for Taiwan.  This
station was active this past weekend from downtown Taichung city.
QSL to P.O.BOX 2006, Taichung City Taiwan, ROC.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO.  Christian, F6IFC, will be active from three
French Polynesian Islands as FO0RIC from September 29 to October 15.
His itinerary includes Moorea Island, September 29 to October 7,
Bora Bora Island, October 7 to 12, and Huahine Island, October 12 to

TRISTAN DA CUNHA, ZD9.  Bud, ZS1B, plans to be active September 28
and 29 on 14160, 14260, 21260 and 28460 kHz.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The CQ WW RTTY Contest, Scandinavian
Activity Contest, SSB, and the Classic Radio Exchange should keep
you busy this weekend.  Please see September QST, page 103 for


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