ARRL DX Bulletin 006:
February 12, 1998

DX Bulletin 6 ARLD006
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 12, 1998
To all radio amateurs


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

NIGERIA, 5N. Bogdan, 5N3CPR, is QRV, especially on 30 and 17 meters. Check 10109 kHz between 0030 and 0130z and 18081 kHz around 1715z. QSL via SP5CPR.

ALGERIA, 7X. Driss, 7X4MD, is QRV on 20 meters using SSTV. QSL via operator's instructions. Ivan, 7X2RO, is QRV until mid year, including activity in all major contests. He is also active on 1818 kHz. QSL via OM3CGN.

WESTERN MALAYSIA, 9M2. Saty, JE1JKL, is active from Kuala Lumpur as 9M2NK for at least two years. QSL to home call.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. CE9AAP is QRV from the Chilean Capitan Arturo Prat Base. Activity is on 14180 and 14210 kHz daily from 2230 to 0200z. QSL via CE2LOL.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. FO0BUS will be QRV until February 14 from a few different island groups. Look for CW activity on 40, 20 and 15 meters from Tahiti, Moorea, Rangitoa, Huahine, and Bora-Bora. Time permitting, the Tuamutu island group may be activated as well. QSL via W6MD.

HONDURAS, HR. Kris will be active as HR6/KA2OIG as a QRP station from Morgan's Cay from February 13 to 26. He can be found on the lower end of 30 meters. QSL to home call.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4. Look for KG4GC to be QRV in the upcoming WPX RTTY Contest. After the contest, look for KG4GC, KG4AU, KG4QD, KG4OS, KG4WD and KG4PK to be active on all bands and modes. QSL KG4GC via W4WX. QSL all others via operator's instructions.

BANGLADESH, S2. Ray, G3WZ, is active as S21YR using CW until February 20. QSL to home call.

EASTERN KIRIBATI, T32. T32O is QRV daily on 14131 KHz at 1830z from Kiritimati Island. QSL via WC5P.

NAMIBIA, V5. V51HK is QRV at 1300z on 24960 kHz. The length of stay is unknown. QSL via DL6OBS.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8. Chris, G0TQJ, is QRV as VP8CXV using SSB on 20 and 15 meters. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The School Club Roundup, FISTS Novice Roundup, PACC Contest, World Wide WPX RTTY Contest and the YL-OM Phone Contest are all on tap for this weekend. Please see February QST, page 94 for details.