ARRL DX Bulletin 014
April 9, 1998

DX Bulletin 14 ARLD014
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 9, 1998
To all radio amateurs

ARLD014 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, Martin, N1FOC, 425DXnews, DXNL, QRZ DX and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

ROTUMA ISLAND, 3D2. Members of the OK DX Foundation will be QRV for one week as 3D2CB/R and 3D2WC/R. Look for CW and SSB activity on 160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands. QSL via the OKDXF.

EASTERN MALAYSIA, 9M8. Peter, PB0ALB, plans to activate 9M8CC from April 10 to May 22, from Kuching, the capital of Sarawak. Activity is expected on 80 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.

TONGA, A3. Ed, K8VIR, will be QRV as A35VI until May. Look for activity on 14260 and 21230 Khz. QSL to home call. Paul, A35RK, is also QRV on 80 to 30 meters, using mostly CW. QSL via W7TSQ.

CHINA, BY. Terry, VK4MZ, is QRV until April 24 as BY1QH/VK4MZ. QSL to home call.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Ron, G4DIY, is QRV as EA8/G4DIY until April 11. He is active using mostly CW on 20, 17 and 12 meters. QSL to home call.

KERGUELEN ISLANDS, FT/X. Rene, FT5X/FR5HR, has been QRV on 20 meters between 1300 and 1400z. QSL to home call. Helios, FT5XN, has been QRV on 10 meters from 1100 to 1200z. QSL via F6PEN.

WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS, FW. Dick, DJ2EH, is QRV from Wallis Island, IOTA OC-054, as FW2EH. He is active from 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

ARUBA, P4. Martin, VE3MR, is active as P49M until April 22, and has been QRV on 12 meters between 1400 and 1800z. Check also 17 and 10 meters around these same times. QSL to home call.

SUDAN, ST. Claus, ST1AP, will be active in his spare time as ST0AP from the southern region until September. QSL via DJ6SI.

GREECE, SV. Nilay, TA3YJ, and Berkin, TA3J, are QRV until April 12 as SV/homecall. Activity can be found on 160 to 10 meters, including 2 meters and 70 cm. QSL to respective home calls.

VIETNAM, XV. Rolf, SM5MX, is active as XV7SW until mid May. He will operate CW from the QTH of Torsten, XV7TH. Look for him on 80 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.

NEW INCOMING QSL BUREAU ADDRESSES. There are new addresses for the W5 and KL7 Incoming QSL bureaus. They are; The ARRL W5 QSL Bureau, Magnolia DX Association, PO Box 999, Wiggins, MS, 39577-0999; The Alaska QSL Bureau, PO Box 520343, Big Lake, AK, 99652.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Japan International CW DX Contest, MARAC SSB County Hunter's Contest and the QRP ARCI Spring CW QSO Party are all on tap for this weekend. On April 13, the ARRL VHF/UHF Spring Sprint for 144 MHz and the Low Power Spring Sprint are scheduled. Please see April QST, page 102 for details.