ARRL DX Bulletin 043
October 29, 1998

DX Bulletin 43 ARLD043
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 29, 1998
To all radio amateurs

ARLD043 DX news

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

TANZANIA, 5H. Dave, 5H3US, has been working US and European stations on 18076 khz around 1725 to 1810z. QSL via WA8JOC.

MADAGASCAR, 5R. Ake, SM7CIP, will be QRV as 5R8FU for at least one more year. Some RTTY activity is expected with operations on 160, 80 and 40 meters as well. QSL via SM0DJZ.

ANTARCTICA. The Japanese Club station 8J1RL located on Ongul Island, IOTA AN-015, has been QRV on 15 meters from 0920 to 1010z. QSL via the bureau.

COMOROS, D6. Herman, DJ2BW will be active as D68BW with an emphasis on 12, 17 and 30 meters as well as the lower HF bands. He will be here until November 7. QSL to home call.

ERITREA, E3. Zoltan, HA5PP, is currently active from Asmara as E30HA, and is operating on 20, 15 and 10 meter SSB. QSL via HA5YPP.

SAINT MARTIN, FS. Brian, N3OC, will be active on 160, 30 and 6 meters, and 20 meter RTTY as FS/N3OC until November 3. QSL to home call.

ECUADOR, HC. Uwe, DL2YAK, will be active as either HC5UK or HC5/DL2YAK until November 22.

DJIBOUTI, J2. Jacky, J28AG, was working US and European stations on 18073 khz around 1540z. QSL via ZL3CW.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9. Chris, HB9CYV, and Martin, HB9CYN, will be QRV as S92YV and S92YN, respectively, using CW and SSB on 80 to 10 meters until November 7. QSL to home calls.

SABLE ISLAND, CY0. Wayne, VE1NR, is working on Sable Island until about November 1. He is active on 80 to 10 meters SSB, and will be QRV as CY0NR in his spare time. QSL to home call.

COCOS KEELING ISLAND, VK9C. Jack, HB9TL, and HB9QR will be QRV as VK9CTL and VK9CQR, respectively, on 20 to 10 meters until October 30. QSL to HB9QR.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. After their VK9C operation, Jack, HB9TL, and HB9QR will be QRV from here as VK9XTL and VK9XQR, respectively, from November 1 to 13 on 20 to 10 meters. QSL to HB9QR.

ALBANIA, ZA. Mike, ZA1MH, is active until December 1. QSL via Z32KV.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The BARTG RTTY Sprint and the HSC CW Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see October QST, page 108, and November QST, page 97, respectively, for details.