ARRL DX Bulletin 023: May 22, 1997

DX Bulletin 23 ARLD023
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 22, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD023 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by The 599Rpt, The Daily DX, Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, Toshinobu, JI3ERV, and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

ANNOBON ISLAND, 3C0. The planned DXpedition to here has been canceled. The members of the Spanish Amateur Radio Association, URE, have rescheduled this operation for October 11, 1997.

GEORGIA, 4L. Mamuka, 4L2M, Omar, 4L5O, Valentin, 4L8T, Amiran, 4L4AK, Mero, 4L4MM and Givi, 4L4L, will participate as a Multi/Single entry in the CQ WW WPX CW Contest with the callsign 4L7C. Look for them to be QRV on 160 to 10 meters. QSL 4L7C to PO Box 387, Yeroham 80500, Israel.

CYPRUS, 5B. Members from the National Russian Team will be QRV as a Multi/Single entry in the CQ WW WPX CW Contest, using the callsign H22A. QSL via Uldis Silinsh, PO Box 3, Valmiera, LV 4200, Latvia.

PHILIPPINES, DU. K9AW/DU6 is active from Negros Island, IOTA OC 129, until June 1. He will be QRV in the CQ WW WPX CW Contest as well. QSL via WF5T

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Thomas, SM0CXU/AB5CQ, will be operating as HZ1AB either as a single operator, or on 40 and 20 meters in the CQ WW WPX CW Contest. QSL via K8PYD.

JORDAN, JY. George, JY9QJ, and Ulli, JY8YB/DL5MBY, will be QRV from Amman in the CQ WW WPX CW Contest as JY8YB. They plan to be a Multi/Single entry. QSL to JY9QJ.

GUAM, KH2. JI3ERV and two other operators will be QRV as NH2C from Guam as a Multi/Single entry in the CQ WW WPX CW Contest. QSL to JI3ERV.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. Seppo, OH1VR, and Jorma, OH2KI, will be QRV from Market Reef from May 23 to May 25, using the calls OJ0/OH2KI and OH0MMM. Look for activity on 40 and 6 meters, and on the newer bands. There is no RTTY planned for this trip. QSL OJ0/OH2KI to OH2KI. QSL OH0MMM to OH1VR.

DODECANESE, SV5. Fred, SM7DAY, will be active May 24 to June 13 as SV5/SM7DAY from Kalymnos. His operations will be on 20 and 17 meters. QSL to home call.

BELAU, T8. Tosy, JA6VZB, will be QRV in the CQ WW WPX CW Contest as T88X. He hopes to be active using RTTY or SSB before the contest. QSL the contest call via JA6BSM.

CANADA, VE. Members from the Calgary Amateur Radio Association will use the VF6 prefix until June 1 in celebration of the club's 75th anniversary. QSL to their regular VE6 callsigns.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ WW WPX Contest, CW, and the ARCI QRP Hoot Owl Sprint, CW, are both on tap for this weekend. Please see May QST, page 97 for details.