ARRL DX Bulletin 017: April 10, 1997

DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 10, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD017 DX news

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

MONACO, 3A. Look for Special Event station 3A7A to be active from April 15 to 30. The station will be QRV on all bands and modes to celebrate 700 years of the Grimaldi Dynasty. QSL via bureau.

MAURITIUS, 3B. Kenton, NK6F, will be visiting 3B8CF and plans to be active from his QTH as 3B8/NK6F. He will be QRV from April 20 to June 8, with activity mainly on CW. QSL to home call.

TUNISIA, 3V. Giovanni, I5JHW, will be active from the QTH of 3V8BB from April 28 to May 5. He and I5SNR, I5OYY and IK5EKB will participate in the ARI International Contest, possibly as 3V5I. QSL via I5JHW.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Juan, EA2BP, and Jose, EA2CLU, will be active from May 4 to 14, using the callsigns 8Q7BP and 8Q7LU, respectively. They will be QRV on all bands, using SSB and CW, and possibly some RTTY. QSL to home calls.

TAIWAN, BV. BV9AYA is active from the P'eng Hu Islands, IOTA AS 103. QSL via BV2KI.

BANGLADESH, S2. Vittorio, IK1SLY/S21YS, and Manju, S21AM, are now QRV on 20 meters. QSL via IK1FLF.

CRETE, SV9. Bert, PA3GIO, will be active on 20 to 10 meters, including the newer bands, and possibly on 80 and 40 meters, as SV9/PA3GIO/M and SV9/PA3GIO/P from April 28 to May 5. QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA. Nilay, TA3YJ, and YL operator Berkin, TA3J, will be QRV as YM3ATA from April 17 to 27, to celebrate Childrens' Day, which occurs on April 23. QSL to TA3YJ.

CANADA, VE. Special Event station CF3L will be activated by The Quinte ARC on April 25 to 26, and from June 19 to July 3, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ontario, Canada. Stations in Quinte may use the CF3 prefix, other VE3 stations may use the CI3 prefix and VA3 stations may use the XL3 prefix.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The DXYL NAYL CW, European EME, His Majesty the King of Spain, Japan International CW DX and International HF Grid Location Contests, and the QRP ARCI Spring QSO Party, CW, are all on tap for this weekend. Please see April QST, page 98 for details.