ARRL DX Bulletin 014: March 20, 1997

DX Bulletin 14 ARLD014
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 20, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD014 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX bulletin, the 599Rpt, Jeff, N4UQM, 425DX News, Paul, K1XM, and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

SPRATLY ISLANDS AND EASTERN MALAYSIA. Paul, K1XM, indicates that any operation by him and Charlotte, KQ1F, before March 21 will be from Borneo Island, IOTA OC 088. From March 21 to 28, operations will be from Layang Layang, Spratly Islands, IOTA AS 051. From March 29 to April 4, they will be QRV from Sipadan Island, IOTA OC 133. For those interested in YL DXCC, look for Charlotte to be QRV possibly as 9M6TCR from Spratly Islands. QSL all calls to K1XM.

ANTARCTICA. Juan, CE9OH, is still active daily on 14260 khz, from 2200 to 2400z. Nick, EM1HO, is QRV from Vernadsky Base on all bands. QSL via I2PJA. KC4AAC can also be found on 14270 khz daily from 2300 to 0100z. QSL via K4MZU.

TUNISIA. Hrane, YT1AD, will be QRV using CW and SSB as 3V8BB from March 26 to 31 on all bands. There will be no newer band activity, however. He also expects to be active during the CQ WW WPX Contest. QSL via homecall.

GUERNSEY, GU. Bob, W7MAE, will be active from this Channel Island March 24 to April 5, signing either MU/ or GU/homecall, using SSB and some RTTY. Bob will check 10 meters first, then 12 and 17 meters and finally 20 meters. QSL to W7MAE.

GUAM, KH2. Jeff, N4UQM, is QRV from Guam using RTTY. He will try to make as many QSOs as possible on 80, 40 and 20 meters. QSL via WB4UBS.

ROMANIA, YO. Gloria, G3VUN, will be QRV as YO/G3VUN/P from Bucharest and other locations from March 27 to April 8 while on a research project for handicapped children. She can be found QRV using CW and SSB on 80, 40 and 20 meters. QSL via homecall.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. John, NC8V, will be QRV from Little Cayman, IOTA NA 016, as ZF2JC/ZF8 from March 20 to 27. He will try to be QRV around 14260 and 21260 khz. He will operate mostly SSB, with CW on request. QSL to John Cornwell, 15100 E. Scatter Ridge Rd., Athens OH 45701 8854.

BRAZIL, PY. Operators PY2QA, PY2DUN, PY2MMM, PY2OZF, PY2AE and PU2YSU will be QRV from Sao Sebastiao Island, IOTA SA 028, located in the Sao Paulo State East Group, from April 18 to 21. They will use the callsign ZY2IB. Operations will be on SSB and CW with activity on 80 through 10 meters. QSL via PY2AE.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Alaska QSO Party and the European EME Contest should round out this first weekend in spring. Please see March QST, page 98 for details.