ARRL DX Bulletin 025: June 5, 1997

DX Bulletin 25 ARLD025
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 5, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD025 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with info provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNL, The Daily DX, the 599Rpt, FMRE, Patrice, F5ATD and Scott, K8SM. Thanks to all.

MALYJ VYSOTSKIJ ISLAND, R1MV. The group of 12 operators from Finland and Russia are QRV until June 16, using the callsigns OH5AB/MVI and R1MVI. Look for CW, SSB and RTTY activity on 160 to 6 meters, including the newer bands. Local 2 meter and 70 cm activity is still expected. No satellite operations are expected, however. QSL both calls via Orvo Arkko, OH5NE, Muukko, FIN-53400 Lappeenranta, Finland.

TONGA, A3. Bob, W7TSQ, will sign A35SQ until June 16 from Ha'apai. Dennis, W7SNH, will be active on RTTY as A35DB until June 9. QSL to homecalls.

BAHAMAS, C6. John, WZ8D, is QRV as C6AIE from Abaco until June 19. Activity will be on 80 to 2 meters. QSL to homecall.

FRANCE, F. Special Event station TM0RSE will be active from June 6 to 8. QSL to TM0RSE, PO BOX 20 F-14480, Creully, France.

ITALY, I. Tony, IK1QBT, Nino, IK1ZOZ and Alex, IK1PLD will be QRV from Gallinara Island, IOTA EU 028, on June 7 and 8. Operators will sign IP1/homecalls. Activity is expected on all HF bands, including the newer bands. Some 6 meter and VHF/UHF SSB activity is also expected. QSL to their respective homecalls.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Carroll, NA4I, will sign /KP2 from June 12 to 18. Activity will be mainly on 6 meters, and this includes an entry in the ARRL VHF Contest this month. Look for W6JKV/KP2 to be active in the ARRL VHF Contest as well. QSL to homecalls.

BRAZIL, PY. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Belo Horizonte City, ZW100BH will be active until December 14. Activity is expected on all bands and modes. QSL via PY4AA, LABRE/MG, PO Box 314, Belo Horizonte/MG 301323 970, Brazil.

CAMEROON, TJ. Mark La Point, ex J5UAI, is QRV in Yaounde, Cameroon. He plans to be active on all bands, using CW, SSB, RTTY and other digital modes. QSL via NW8F.

PALAU, V6. Endo, JG2EBN, is QRV from Ponape, IOTA OC 010, and Yap, IOTA OC 012, using the call sign V63ME. He will also sign T88ME from Palau until June 10. Look for him on 20 and 15 meters. QSL to homecall.

MEXICO, XE. Sacrificios Island will be activated by the Valle Radio Amateur Club with the call sign XF4NVA from June 6 to 8. QSL via the bureau.

AFGHANISTAN, YA. John, PA3BTQ, is now QRV as YA/PA3BTQ for an unspecified period of time. QSL to homecall.