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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD055 (1997)

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DX Bulletin 55  ARLD055
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  December 31, 1997
To all radio amateurs

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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, The 599Rpt, G4BUE,
WQ7X and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  Arie, PA3FWG, will be QRV as 4F1UFT from January 1
to 20.  Frequencies and modes are unknown at this time.  QSL to home
call.

PORTUGAL, CT.  Portuguese amateurs may use Special Prefixes from
January 1 to September 30 for Expo 98.  Look for CQ98, CS98, CT98
and CU98 stations to be active.  QSL via their regular CT/CU
callsigns.

TROMELIN ISLAND, FR/T.  Henri, FR5ZQ, is currently active as
FR5ZQ/T.  QSL to home call.

ST. LUCIA, J6.  Hiroo, JA2EZD, will be QRV as J69JW from January 2
to 7.  QSL via XW2A.

BELGIUM, ON.  The Union of Belgium RadioAmateurs is celebrating its
50th anniversary with the Special Prefix ON50 from January 1 to
December 31.  Look for ON50LZ to be QRV on HF and VHF, including
activity in the UBA contest.  QSL via ON7ZT.

NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ.  John, W1BIH, will be QRV as PJ9JT from
Curacao for three months beginning January 10.  QSL via W1AX.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5.  Mark, WQ7X, will be QRV as VP5/WQ7X
from Providenciales, from January 6 to 15.  He will use CW and SSB
on 160 to 10 meters.  QSL via N7MQN.

LAOS, XW.  JH1AJT and others will use Special Event callsigns XW30A
and XW30 from January 5 to 13 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of
the Khao Sanpathet Lao News Agency.  These stations will operate
RTTY and SSB, and CW, respectively.  QSL via SM0AGD.

TOKELAU ISLANDS, ZK3.  Peter, ZK3PM, who works for the New Zealand
government, will be active from Fakaofu Island for the next 2 years.
He is not a DXer, but will try to work as many stations as he can.
QSL via his instructions.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  The Geelong Amateur Radio Club in Victoria will
celebrate its 50th year of continuous operation with the callsign
VI50G.  Activity is expected on all bands and in major contests.
QSL via VK3ATL.

QSL ROUTE CORRECTION.  The correct QSL Manager for KH0S is JA1OGX.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  Start the New Year off right by
participating in the ARRL Straight Key Night.  Also on tap are the
ARRL RTTY Roundup and the Northern New York Section QSO Party
activities.  Please see December and January QSTs, pages 98 and 105,
respectively, for details.
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