ARRL DX Bulletin 044:
October 16, 1997

DX Bulletin 44 ARLD044
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 16, 1997
To all radio amateurs

ARLD044 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, Frank, DL7UFR, Peter, W1RM, Mike, W0YR, The 599Rpt, G4BUE, QRZ DX and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

MONACO, 3A. Mike, W0YR, and Tom, N9NC, will be QRV from October 23 to 27 as 3A7G/homecalls using CW and RTTY. They do not expect to be active in the CQ WW SSB Contest. QSL both calls via OM2SA.

VIETNAM, 3W. Look for Yuki, JI6KVR, to activate a new IOTA until October 20. 3W6VT will be QRV from Con Dao Island, which is part of the Con Son Island Group. QSL via JJ6LXX.

OMAN, A4. Mary, G0BQV, will be QRV as A4/G0BQV using CW until October 24. Look for her at 25 kHz up from the band edges. QSL to home call.

ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP. KG8CO, N8CC, K8AEM and W8MC will be QRV from Miquelon as FP/KG8CO from October 23 to 28. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters. They also expect to be active in the upcoming CQ WW SSB Contest. QSL via K8AQM.

HONDURAS, HR. Sigi, DL7DF, with other German amateurs will be QRV as DL7DF/HR3 on all bands, including the newer bands and 6 meters. Activity is expected as well in the upcoming CQ WW SSB Contest. QSL via DL7DF.

PALMYRA ISLAND, KH5. Chuck, N4BQW, will be QRV as KH5/N4BQW on 160 meters from October 17 to 25. QSL via WA4FFW.

ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD, will be QRV from October 22 to 27 as P40W. Activity is expected as well in the CQ WW SSB Contest. QSL via N2MM.

CRETE, SV9. G3NYY and G4VXE are QRV as SV9/G3NYY and SV9/G4VXE until October 21. Look for their CW activity on 160 to 10 meters. QSL SV9/G3NYY to home call and SV9/G4VXE via G3SWH.

TURKEY, TA. TA3J and TA3YJ will be QRV as YM3SV from October 25 to 31 in celebration of the reconciliation agreement signed between Greece and Turkey in 1930. Look for them on 80 to 10 meters, using only SSB. QSL via TA3YJ.

CHAD, TT. TT8JWM will be QRV on 20 and 17 meters using RTTY and other digital modes. QSL via WA4KKY.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS. Jorge has been QRV from club station LU1ZA on 20 meters at 0100z. His length of stay is unknown. QSL via operator's instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International EME Competition, The QRP ARCI Fall CW QSO Party, RSGB 21/28 MHz CW Contest and the Illinois QSO Party will keep you busy this weekend. Please see October QST, page 107 for details.