ARRL DX Bulletin 040:
September 18, 1997

DX Bulletin 40 ARLD040
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 18, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD040 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, The 599Rpt, Richard, VK2SKY, QRZ DX, DXNS and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

RWANDA, 9X. Andy, RW3AH, is QRV as 9X0A. QSL to home call.

GAMBIA, C5. Mako, JA1OEM, will be QRV as C56/JA1OEM September 25 to October 9. Activity is expected on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call. Brendan, G0UCT, is QRV now as C5DI until September 25. QSL to home call.

MOLDOVA, ER. Chris, K4PC, will be QRV as ER0PC September 28 until October 12 while on missionary work. He hopes to be active on 160 to 40 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY as time permits. QSL via K4PC.

REUNION, FR. Hito, JA8FCG, Yasu, JA8NFV and Mitsu, JR8FEK, will be QRV as FR/homecalls on 160 to 10 meters until September 20. There may be some RTTY activity as well. QSL to home calls.

JORDAN, JY. Peter, DK1RP, is QRV until September 23 as JY8RP from the Dead Sea. He is active on all bands using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Martti, OH2BH, and Jukka, OH2MAM, will be QRV as OH0BH from September 20 to 21, and again from September 27 to 28, in the Scandinavian Activity CW and SSB Contests. Activity is expected on all bands. QSL via OH2BH.

ANTARCTICA. Wally, R1ANZ, is active from Mirnyy Base and can be found around 14190 kHz after 0330z. He has also shown up on 40 meters using CW around 1000z. QSL via RU1ZC.

WESTERN SAHARA, S0. S0RASD has been QRV on 20 meters between 1730 and 1800z working into Europe. QSL via EA2JG.

GABON, TR. Jean, TR8XX, is regularly QRV using CW on 40 meters at 0600z. After which, he will QSY to 30 and 20 meters. QSL to home call.

AUSTRALIA, VK. The Wahroonga Amateur Historical Radio Association will operate Special Event Station VK2WAH on September 22 to commemorate the first wireless message sent directly from the United Kingdom to Australia. QSL as directed by operator.

PITCAIRN, VR6. Meralda, VR6MW, has been QRV on 20 meters at 0200z. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 Ghz and Up Cumulative Contest, the Number 1 QRP Afield, Air Force 50th Anniversary QSO Party, Washington State Salmon Run, The Scandinavian Activity CW Contest, and the latter part of the YLRL Howdy Days operating event are scheduled for this weekend. Please see September QST, page 105 for details.