ARRL DX Bulletin 016: April 3, 1997

DX Bulletin 16 ARLD016
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 3, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD016 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by The 599Rpt, Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, 425DXnews, The DXNS and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

TUNISIA, 3V. Tunisia is going to commemorate its 40 years of independence during the period of April 10 to May 10. Look for special event station TS40A to be QRV during this celebration. QSL information to be announced.

QATAR, A7. Jean Jacques, ex J28JJ, is now in Qatar and has permission to operate club station, A71A. He will try to be QRV on Saturdays using RTTY.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Dave, DJ0PJ, will be QRV from April 2 to May 6 as FY/DJ0PJ. Look for his QRP activity on 10116, 14060, 18080 and 21060 kHz. QSL to DJ0PJ.

ENGLAND, G. The Torbay ARC is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with the call GB50TR on all bands and modes through the end of the year. QSL via the RSGB bureau.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ/JD1, will be QRV until April 23. He prefers CW on 7012, 10104 and 14028 kHz. He works at the meteorological observatory on the island so his activity depends on his work schedule. QSL via JA8CJY.

TUVALU, T2. Bernhard, DL2GAC, is still QRV from here as T22MS. QSL to DL2GAC. Please note his correct address can be found in the 1997 Callbook.

CAMBODIA, XU. Mike, XU6WV, has been active on 3512, 7004 and 7007 kHz. His sunrise is currently around 2304z, and his sunset is currently 1100z. QSL via K0TLM.

NICARAGUA, YN. Hiro, JA6WFM, has been active on 40 meter CW with the callsign YN6WFM. He expects to be here until December. QSL to Hirofumi Nakamura, 1311 11 Miyahara Machi, Yatsushiro Gun, Kumamoto 869 46, Japan.

MARION ISLAND, ZS8. Chris, ZS8IR, is active on 1822 kHz from 0300z until after his sunrise. QSL via ZS6EZ.

CALL CORRECTION. It was mistakenly reported in ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD015 that KF8UN was operating portable from the US Virgin Islands in the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest. The correct call sign was KF8UM.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. Take your pick of contests this weekend. Participation in the EA RTTY, Elettra Marconi, Holyland DX, MARAC SSB County Hunter's, The SP DX CW and the DARA FM Zip Contests should keep you busy. Please see April QST, page 98 for details.