ARRL DX Bulletin 010: February 20, 1997

DX Bulletin 10 ARLD010
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 20, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD010 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by The 599Rpt, Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, the DXNS, Bill, WT4K, and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

KUWAIT, 9K. Amateurs in Kuwait will celebrate the National and Liberation Days by signing homecalls/NLD on February 25 to 28. The Club station 9K2RA will also be active.

NEPAL, 9N. Rich, 9N1RHM, is QRV on CW and RTTY on most HF bands. QSL via KV5V.

TAIWAN, BV. Chung, BV4ME, and Leo, BV7FC, have been QRV on 160 meters. Chung has been found often on 1828 kHz around 2000 to 2230z. QSL both to their CBA.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Angel, EA3ALD, Manolo, EA8ZS, and Tony, EA5BY, will be QRV as EA8ZS in the CQ WW DX 160 Meter Phone Contest. Before and after the contest, they will sign EA8/homecalls. QSL information to be announced.

ARMENIA, EK. EK6GC is currently QRV on 160 meter SSB. He will also be active in the CQ WW 160 Meter Phone Contest. QSL to PO Box 25, Charentsavan, 378562 Armenia.

DJIBOUTI, J2. Dominique, F5RYC, is reported to be heading back here and will be QRV as J28YC. QSL via F6EJI.

WAKE ISLAND, KH9. KC7FWZ/KH9 has been QRV on 10107 kHz at 0810 UTC. The length of his stay, and his QSL route, are unknown at this time.

BELIZE, V3. Members of the Cuba Libre Contest Club, John, W2NA, Vic, KI6IM, and Bill, WA9L, will be QRV as V31DX during the ARRL DX Phone Contest. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters. QSL via AA6BB.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. Lothar, DJ4ZB, has been QRV as ZL7ZB since February 4. He will stay here probably until March 13. He works SSB only on 80 through 6 meters. QSL to homecall.

QSL INFORMATION. Bill, WT4K, QSL Manager for KG4GC, KG4AU, KG4FD, and KG4AN, indicates that KG4AA and KG4US are pirates. These calls have not as yet been issued.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ WW 160 Meter DX Phone Contest, the YL/OM Phone Contest, the REF French Phone Contest, North Carolina QSO Party, the RSGB 7 MHz Contest, UBA CW Contest, the CQC Winter QRP QSO Party, and the FYBO Winter QRP Field Day will all compete for your participation. Please see February QST, page 103 for details.