ARRL DX Bulletin 008: February 6, 1997

DX Bulletin 8 ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 6, 1997
To all radio amateurs

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Sean, KX9X, Alex, PA3DMH, The599Rpt, The DXNS, The OPDX Bulletin, Ron, N1RT, and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

JAMAICA, 6Y. Richard, K3DI, will be QRV as 6Y0A in the ARRL CW Contest from Ocho Rios, Jamaica. QSL direct.

BURUNDI, 9U. 9U5CW and 9U5DX will sign 9U5T from the city of Bujumbura during the ARRL CW Contest. QSL via F2VX. F2VX reports he also has the logs for 9U5DX through January 21, 1997.

AMSTERDAM ISLAND, FT5Z. Eric, FT5ZG, operates his own station on Amsterdam Island and will be there for one year. Eric will try to be a regular on 7004 kHz at 1730z. QSL via F5RQQ.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Adriano, IK2GNW, will be QRV as S79GN from Maha Island, February 12 through 19. He will use CW, SSB and RTTY with emphasis on 160 and 80 meters. He may also be active for 2 to 3 days from Desroches Island. QSL direct.

ANTIGUA, V2. Sean, KX9X, and Matt, NM9H, will be QRV from the QTH of V26B from February 12 through 19. They will be using CW and SSB. They will also be found on RS12. They may even try some RTTY operation as well. QSL route to be announced.

ANGUILLA, VP2E. Dennis, K7BV, will be QRV as VP2EV for the ARRL CW DX Contest. He will be active the entire week before the contest on 160 through 10 meters, as well as RS12. QSL to 4357 Appollonio Way, Carson City, Nevada, 89704.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V. Jay, WB8ZTY, will be QRV from here February 7 through 14, as VP2V/WB8ZTY. He will also be QRV in the CQ WPX RTTY Contest. QSL to homecall.

BURKINA FASO, XT. Harold, DF2WO, will be QRV from Ouagadougou as XT2AW on CW and SSB from March 28 through April 14. QSL to homecall.

COOK ISLANDS, ZK1. Gun, DF4DI, is QRV as ZK1DI/P from Manihiki Island until February 8. After which, he returns to the South Cook Islands, and will be QRV as ZK1DI. He says the best time for Europe is from 0530 to 0830z. He also plans some 160 meter activity soon. QSL via DK1RV.

QSL ROUTE CORRECTION. It was reported in ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD007 that the QSL route for ZY0SK is PS7MM. The correct QSL route is PS7KM.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The IDRA World Wide RTTY WPX Contest, North American Sprint, NW QRP Club Digital Contest, PACC Contest, and QCWA Golden Anniversary QSO Party will certainly fill out the weekend. Please see February QST, page 103 for details.