ARRL DX Bulletin 043:
October 9, 1997

DX Bulletin 43 ARLD043
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 9, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD043 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, The 599Rpt, QRZ DX, Skip, JE2HCJ, DXNS, 425DXnews and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. Skip, JE2HCJ, will be QRV as 3B8/JE2HCJ until October 12. He can be found on 80 to 10 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and some SSTV. QSL via JA2JSF.

BARBADOS, 8P. David, VE3VET, will be QRV from Warleigh Plantation in St. Peter Parish as 8P9IJ until October 12. Activity will be on SSB and RTTY on all bands. Since he is on his honeymoon, operations may be limited. QSL to home call.

TONGA, A3. JA3MVI will be QRV until October 16 as A35KY. Look for activity on 40 and 15 meters. QSL to home call.

LIBERIA, EL. Joe, K3KN, will be active as EL/K3KN from Monrovia until November 6 or 7. He will operate on 40 to 10 meters, using SSB and CW. QSL via KB3U.

SARDINIA, IS0. Members from the ARI Porto Torres group will be QRV as IM0A from Asinara Island until October 13. QSL via IS0LJJ.

JAN MAYEN, JX. Terje, LA3EX, will be QRV as JX3EX until March or April, 1998, on 80 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.

LEBANON, OD. Members of the German Arabic Friends group will be QRV until October 20 as OD5/DL0DAF. Look for them on 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL via operator's instructions.

GREECE, SV. Laci, HA6NL, will spend his holidays on Corfu Island, IOTA EU-052, and will be QRV as SV8/HA6NL/p from October 15 to 22. He will operate mainly CW but some SSB and RTTY operations are also expected. QSL to home call.

BELAU, T8. Toshi, JI1CEL, and Endo, JG2EBN, are QRV as T88AA and T88ME, respectively. QSL via home calls.

MICRONESIA, V6. Aston, V63BR, is now QRV using RTTY. QSL via AA4US.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Dan, K8RF, will be QRV as VP5/K8RF using CW on 160 and 80 meters until October 13. QSL to home call.

MEXICO, XE. EA3BT and EA3AOK will sign XF3/homecalls from Cancun and then from Cozumel from October 12 to 26. They will use mainly SSB and RTTY on 40 to 10 meters, including the newer bands. QSL both calls via EA3BT.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The YLRL YL Anniversary CW Contest, Ten-Ten Day Sprint, FISTS CW Fall Sprint, Pennsylvania QSO Party and the VK/ZL/Oceania CW Contest will keep you quite busy this weekend. Please see October QST, page 107 for details.