ARRL DX Bulletin 018
May 7, 1998

DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 7, 1998
To all radio amateurs


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

AGALEGA AND SAINT BRANDON ISLANDS, 3B7. 3B7RF is QRV until May 14. They have been spotted 24 khz up from the band edges. QSL via HB9RF.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. Michael, DL1MHM, is QRV as 3B8/DL1MHM until May 13. QSL to home call.

UGANDA, 5X. Peter, ON6TT, is QRV as 5X1T, and is quite active on the newer bands. Look for him on 17 or 12 meters around 1800z. QSL via ON5NT.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Klaus, DL5ZAH, is QRV from Manila as DU1/DL5ZAH for the next four years. He operates only CW on 80 to 10 meters. He will be active in the CQ WW WPX Contest. QSL via the DARC QSL bureau.

BELARUS, EU. Look for Special Event Stations EV2DP, EV3DP, EV6DP, EV6ZK, and EV5W to be QRV until May 10 to commemorate the Liberation of Belarus in 1944. QSL via operator's instructions.

PANAMA, HP. Gary, K4GZ, and Bill, W4WX, will be QRV from May 12 to 18 from Volcan as K4GZ/HP3 and W4WX/HP3, respectively. They will operate CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home calls.

VATICAN, HV. HV4NAC has been QRV on 14195 khz around 1030z. QSL via IK0FVC.

OGASAWARA ISLANDS, JD1. 7L1UVF/JD1 is active from Chuchi Jima, the largest island in the Ogasawara group. QSL to home call.

SINT MAARTEN, PJ5. Don, KF4KRZ is active as PJ8DM from Saba Island and is here indefinitely. QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Members of the Russian Robinson Club will be QRV as RK3DZJ/3 from May 8 to 11 from Ramensky Island in the Rybinsk Sea. QSL to home call.

GREECE, SV. Peter, DK1RP, is QRV until May 12 as SV8/DK1RP/p from Skiathos Island, IOTA EU-072. He will operate CW on 80 to 10 meters. QSL to home call. Meanwhile, Special Event Station J47LAF is active until May 17. QSL via SV7CO.

CHAD, TT. TT8JE is generally active on 20 meters using CW and SSB around 2100 and 0100z. Check 14025 and 14195 kHz. QSL via F6FNU.

CAMBODIA, XU. Ichinose, JA6BND, will be active as XU6BND for 30 days. He can be found most days on 15 meters SSB around 0000 and 1200z. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL VHF/UHF Spring Sprint, CQ-M International DX Contest, FISTS CW Club Spring Sprint and the Indiana, Nevada and Oregon QSO Parties will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend. Please see May QST, page 96 for details.