QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 8 ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 26, 1998
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD008 ARLD008 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, 425DXnews, The 599Rpt, QRZ DX and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.
SRI LANKA, 4S. Mario, HB9BRM, will be QRV as 4S7BRG for three months beginning March 3. QSL to home call.
CYPRUS, 5B. Igor, UA2FZ, with UA2FB and UA2FF will be active in the CQ Worldwide 160 Meter SSB Contest as C42A. They will continue to be active for a few days after the contest. QSL via DK4VW.
MADAGASCAR, 5R. Ray is QRV as 5R8FK. He can often be found on 30 meters around 0000z. QSL via NY3N.
BAHAMAS, C6. Joe, W8GEX, and John, WZ8D, will be QRV as C6AJR and C6AIE, respectively, until March 4. They will participate in the CQ Worldwide 160 Meter SSB Contest as C6AIE. QSL to operator's respective home call.
MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3. Walter, DJ6QT, will be QRV in the CQ Worldwide 160 Meter SSB Contest as CT3BX. He will be active until March 12. QSL to home call.
BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Vincent, EA6AEI, is QRV daily on either 18150 or 24970 kHz from 1600 to 1700z.
JAPAN, JA. Look for Special Event Station 8J0WPG to be QRV during the 1998 Winter Paralympic Games in Nagano until March 31. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via the bureau.
WAKE ISLAND, KH9. Members of the Dateline DX Association will be QRV until March 11. Look for K8XP/KH9, N6MZ/KH9, N2OO/KH9 and N2WB/KH9 to be active on 160 to 10 meters. Some RTTY operation is planned. QSL all calls via WA4YBV.
ANTARCTICA. Roman, LU/UX1KA, is QRV from the old Argentine base called Refugeo Naval Groussac on Peterman Island. QSL via DL5EBE.
ST. MAARTEN, PJ7. Ron, ND5S, and Bill, W8EB, along with their wives KF5LG and W8DVC, will be active until March 8. They will be using the contest callsign PJ8A for both CW and SSB ARRL Contests and the CQ Worldwide 160 Meter SSB Contest. They are also active using RTTY and satellites. QSL via operator's instructions.
CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9. Paul, W2JDK, is QRV for the next three months as VQ9PH. He will be operating on 15 and 20 meters using SSB. James, WB9IHH, is also QRV on the island for three months as VQ9JC. He will be active on 15 and 20 meters CW. QSL to operator's respective home call.
MEXICO, XE. The XE1RCS contest team will be active in the CQ Worldwide 160 Meter Contest. QSL via XE1KK.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The UBA CW Contest, CQ Worldwide 160 Meter SSB Contest and the North Carolina QSO Party are all on tap for this weekend. Please see February QST, page 95 for details.