ARRL DX Bulletin 033
August 20, 1998

DX Bulletin 33 ARLD033
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 20, 1998
To all radio amateurs

ARLD033 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, DXNS, 425DXnews, The 599Rpt and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

VIETNAM, 3W. 3W6AR, 3W6UB and 3W6HCK will be QRV from August 23 to 26 as 3W6TV, using mainly SSTV. QSL via operator's instructions. Meanwhile, JA3ART will also be in Vietnam and QRV as 3W6JJ from August 22 to 27. He will be active on all bands using CW, SSB, SSTV and possibly RTTY. QSL to home call.

ITU HEADQUARTERS, 4U/ITU. IV3TMV and IV3NVN will be active from 4U1ITU in Geneva until August 26. QSL via operator's instructions.

WESTERN SAMOA, 5W. DL1SDV and DL2BFH plan to be QRV until September 11 as 5W0HP and 5W0BF, respectively, using SSB, RTTY and Pactor. Look for 5W0HP on Pactor on 14063 and 18104 khz. QSL via home calls.

CHINA, BY. The BI7W operation from Weizhou Island is scheduled for August 21 to 24. Emphasis will be given to 80 and 40 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL via BD7JA.

ARMENIA, EK. Special Event Station EK88L is QRV until August 31, and again for one week in December, to commemorate the victims of the earthquake in 1988 that destroyed the town of Leininakan, now called Gyumri. QSL via IK2DUW.

ANTARCTICA. Oleg, UR8LV, is active as EM1LV, and plans to be QRV on RTTY every day on 14081 Mhz from 1900z until the band closes. He is active from the Ukrainian Antarctic base Akademik Vernadsky located on Galindez Island. QSL to home call.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. FO0YAM is QRV from Bora Bora, using CW and SSB on 20 and 15 meters. The length of stay is unknown. QSL via JK1FNN.

ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP. The Prairie DX Group will be QRV from Miquelon Island, IOTA NA-032, from August 26 to September 1 as FP/N9PD. Continuous operations are expected on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via N9PD.

ST. LUCIA, J6. Mathias, DL9BQ, is QRV until August 21 as J6/DL9BQ, using SSB on 20 and 15 meters. QSL to home call.

PERU, OA. DL9GMM is QRV as OA4/DL9GMM, using CW on 30, 20 and 17 meters. QSL to home call.

WESTERN KIRIBATI, T30. Jack, VK2GJH, will be QRV in his spare time until August 25 as T30JH. Activity is centered on the newer bands. QSL to home call.

MACEDONIA, Z3. Zoki, Z31GB, is QRV using SSTV. QSL via NN6C.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The TOEC WW Grid CW Contest is on tap for this weekend. Please see June QST, page 87 for details.