ARRL DX Bulletin 031
August 6, 1998

DX Bulletin 31 ARLD031
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 6, 1998
To all radio amateurs

ARLD031 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, John, G0GDU, QRZ DX and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

FIJI, 3D2. Shozo, 7N2PYF, will be QRV as 3D2PY until August 9. Activity will be mainly on 20, 17 and 15 meters SSB. Operating frequencies will be around normal DX windows or IOTA window. QSL to home call.

SPRATLY ISLANDS, 9M0. Uwe, DJ9HX, will be active from here August 11 to 19. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters with an emphasis on 12 and 10 meters. QSL to home call.

BOTSWANA, A2. Charlie, A22/W0YG, is QRV until August 22 on the lower bands, with a special effort on 160 meters. QSL to home call.

BELARUS, EU. Special Event Stations EU200A, EV200M and EW200M will be active until December 31, 1998. These stations will be on the air to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birthday of Adam Mitskewich. QSL via operator's instructions.

MARTINIQUE, FM. Vincent, F5JMV will be QRV as FM5JV for 3 years beginning August 11. QSL via F5LNV.

ENGLAND, G. Look for Special Event Station GB98RH to be QRV until August 8 during the Sherwood 98 International Scout and Guide camp event held in the Sherwood Forest area of Nottinghamshire. Activity is expected on 80 to 10 meters, including 6 and 2 meters, and 70 cm, using mainly CW and SSB, with some RTTY and Packet. QSL via G0GDU.

SOUTH KOREA, HL. Amateurs in South Korea will replace their current call area indicator with 50 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Korean government. Look for HL50 and DS50 prefixes until August 31.

THAILAND, HS. Kurt, HB9AMZ, is QRV as HS0ZBS until August 11. He is active on all bands except 80 meters and the newer bands. QSL to home call.

WESTERN SARAHA, S0. Mark, S07WW, has been QRV on 15 meters around 0900 to 1000z. QSL via ON5NT.

CORSICA, TK. Robert, TK/S53R, is QRV until August 17. Activity is on all bands, including the newer bands, using CW and SSB, and some RS-12 activity as well. QSL via the bureau.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Barry, ZS1FJ, is QRV from the Great Barrier Island, IOTA OC-201, as ZL1MFW. He will be here for a few days, depending on conditions. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Maryland-DC QSO Party and the Worked All Europe DX CW Contest are all on tap for this weekend. Please see August QST, page 105 for details.