ARRL DX Bulletin 009
March 5, 1998

DX Bulletin 9 ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 5, 1998
To all radio amateurs


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

VIETNAM, 3W. Nikolay, UA0FM, is QRV as 3W5FM on 160 meters around 2310z. QSL via HH2HM.

LIBYA, 5A. A group of Belgian amateurs are QRV as 5A21PA. They are active on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via ON4APS.

EASTERN MALAYSIA, 9M6. Brett, VR2BG, is QRV until 10 March as 9M6BG. He is active on 160 meters, and will be QRV on 20 meters in the ARRL DX SSB Contest. QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA. EM1HO will be QRV from Galindez Island until late March. He will be active on 160 meters daily and will participate in the ARRL DX and CQ Worldwide WPX contests. QSL via I2PJA.

HONDURAS, HR. Bruce, W4OVU, and Julio, WD4JNS, will be QRV as homecalls/HR6 from Roatan Island until March 10. They will be active on 80 to 6 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and RS12. They will participate in the ARRL DX SSB Contest as HR6/W4OVU. QSL to home calls.

OGASAWARA ISLANDS, JD1. JF1LGD/JD1 will be QRV using mostly SSB on most HF bands, including 17 and 12 meters. He will be active until the end of March. Meanwhile, look for JA1FUY, JF1GUQ, JA2CVF, JA1XVU and JI1FOL to be active from March 14 to 17 as homecalls/JD1. They will use SSTV on 20 and 15 meters. QSL to home calls.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4. Members from the Florida Contest Club will be QRV during the ARRL DX SSB contest as KG4GC. Team members will be active using their own KG4 calls before and after the contest. QSL contest QSOs via W4WX. QSL all others to home calls.

ALAND ISLAND, OH0. Martti, OH2BH, Pekka, OH2TA, and possibly others of the OH DX Ring and the Contest Club Finland will be QRV in the ARRL SSB DX Contest and the CQ Worldwide WPX SSB Contest as OH0W. QSL via OH2IW.

BERMUDA, VP9. Jeff, AJ2U, and John, N2KJM, will be QRV in the ARRL DX SSB Contest as VP9IB. Before and after the contest they will be active as homecalls/VP9. QSL AJ2U/VP9 via WB2YQH. QSL N2KJM/VP9 to home call.

EL SALVADOR, YS. Look for HU1X and HU4X to be QRV during the ARRL DX SSB Contest. QSL HU1X via YT1AD and HU4X via Z32AU.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Joe, W6MR, will be QRV until March 10 as ZF2ND, on all bands and modes. He will participate in the ARRL DX SSB Contest as well. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International DX SSB and European EME contests will keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see March QST, page 101 for details.