ARRL DX Bulletin 018: April 17, 1997

DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 17, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD018 DX news

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

SCARBOROUGH REEF, BS7. It is reported that the 1997 BS7H DXpedition to Huang Yan Dao, Scarborough Reef, will start on April 28.

EASTERN MALAYSIA, 9M6-8. Michael, DF8AN, is QRV as 9M8/DF8AN, and can be found using CW on 20 meters. His length of stay unknown. QSL to home call.

RWANDA, 9X. Mark, ON4WW, is QRV as 9X4WW. QSL via ON5NT.

ANGOLA, D2. Pete, OH3MEP, is QRV as D2M on CW. QSL via OH3LQK.

LIBERIA, EL. Rob, ND3A, is QRV from here as ND3A/EL2 until April 25. QSL to home call.

JUAN DE NOVA ISLAND, FR. FR5DJ/J and FR5KH/J will be active on all bands, using CW and SSB until May 15. QSL via F6FNU.

SCOTLAND, GM. Special Event Station GS4TMS will be active April 19 and 20 from the heart of Braveheart Country. QSL via GM4UYE.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. DL2GAC will be QRV as H44MS, probably from Renell Island, IOTA OC 127. QSL to home call.

MIDWAY ISLAND, KH4. Yuu, JA3IG, will be active from Midway Island signing KH4/K1NT on 40 to 15 meters, from April 16 to 23. He will listen for European stations from 0430 to 0630z. QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY. Adriano, PY2QA, and a group of Brazilian amateurs will be operating from the Ecological Protection Park Reserve located on Sao Sebastiao Island, IOTA SA 028, from April 18 to 21, using the callsign ZY2IB. QSL via PY2AE.

GIBRALTAR, ZB. G3RFX will be active as ZB2FX until May 6. His operations will include activity on 160 meters and RS-12. QSL to home call.

SAINT HELENA, ZD7. Johnny, ZD7WRG, is QRV on 6 meters with a magnetic loop. He has been able to hear the V51 beacon and some South American stations. QSL via WA2JUN.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. On tap for this weekend is the EU Spring Sprint, Michigan QSO Party, and the YU DX Contest. On April 22, the ARRL VHF/UHF Spring Sprint, for 222 MHz, is also scheduled. Please see April QST, page 98 for details.