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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD042 (1997)

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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 42  ARLD042
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  October 2, 1997
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD042
ARLD042 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, The 599 Report, Fabio, PY1OB, The
425 DX News and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9.  Francisco, CT1EAT, will operate from
October 21 to November 4.  He will begin operations on Sao Tome
Island on October 22 until the 30th using the call sign S92FC, then
move on to Principe Island from October 31 to November 4 as S91FC.
Check 80 through 10 meters, SSB and RTTY, including the newer bands
and RS-12.  QSL via the CT Bureau (REP) or direct to Francisco
Costa, P.O. Box 172, 7800 Beja, Portugal.

CHAGOS ISLAND, VQ9.  Rick, WB0BNR, is active as VQ9AI until
mid-November.  He can be found daily on 14186 or 14260 kHz around
1300z.  QSL via home call.

NEPAL, 9N.  Rich, 9N1RHM, is now active on RTTY.  QSL via KV5V.

GABON, TR.  Jean, TR8XX, is regularly active on 40 meters at 0600z,
then QSYs to 30 and 20 meters.

UGANDA, 5X.  Steve, DJ1US, reports he has received his 5X license.
Look for him as 5X1S.  QSL to DF2RG.

BRAZIL, PY.  PY1OB, PY1SL and PY1JH will be active as ZW1A on SSB,
ZX1A on CW, 80 through 10 meters, and ZV1A on 6 meters, SSB and CW
from Grande Island (SA-029) from October 3 through 5.  QSL SSB
contacts with ZW1A and ZV1A via PY1OB.  QSL CW contacts with ZX1A
and ZV1A via PY1SL.

ICELAND, TF.  Preben, OZ5AAH, will be active October 26 through
November 10 as TF/OZ5IPA.  OZ5IPA is the club call sign of the IPA
(International Police Association).  QSL via home call.

TURKEY, TA.  Look for Special Event Station YM3SV to be active
October 25 to 31.  Activity will be SSB only on 80, 40, 20, 15, 10,
2 meters and 70cm.  QSL via TA3YJ, Nilay Mine Aydogmus, Box 876,
35214 Izmir, Turkey

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS.  ZS6Y will use the call sign ZS9F during the CQWW
SSB Contest.  Activity will be on all bands.  QSL to KK3S via the
bureau or CBA.

MAURITIUS, 3B8.  Skip, JE2HCJ will be visiting Jacky, 3B8CF, from
October 3 to 12.  Skip will be active as 3B8/JE2HCJ on 80 through 10
meters CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via JA2JSF.

PITCAIRN ISLAND, VR6.  Mey, JA6CT, has recently become active as
VR6CT.  QSL to JA6CT via the bureau.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The VK/ZL/Oceania Contest, Phone, and
the RSGB 21/28 MHz Contest, Phone, are on tap for this weekend.
Please see October QST, page 107 for details.
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