ARRL DX Bulletin 048
December 3, 1998

DX Bulletin 48 ARLD048
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 3, 1998
To all radio amateurs

ARLD048 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNL, The 599Rpt, QRZ DX, KJ9I and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. 3B8/F6BBH will be QRV on all bands until December 13. QSL via operator's instructions.

CUBA, CO. Juan, CO8TW, will participate in the ARRL 160 Meter CW Contest. QSL via W3HNK.

LIBERIA, EL. Mark, ON4WW, is QRV as EL2WW. He looks for European stations at 2205z and North American stations at 0630z on 160 meters. QSL via ON5NT.

TAJIKISTAN, EY. Nodir, EY8MM, is now QRV on 6 meters, grid square MM48. QSL via K1BV.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Dave, DJ0PJ, is QRV as FY/DJ0PJ during the months of December and January. Look for his QRP signal on 14060, 21060 and 28060 kHz. QSL to home call.

THAILAND, HS. Special Event Station HS98AG will be active from December 6 to 20 for the 13th Asian Games. QSL via HS1CKC.

ARUBA, P4. Ed, KR3I, will be operating as P40I until December 8. His activity will be on 40 to 10 meters and possibly 80 meters. Operations will be mostly CW with some SSB. QSL to home call.

PALAU, T8. Look for KJ9I, NF9V and NZ9Z to be QRV as T88II from December 8 to 11. Activity on 160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands, is expected. QSL via KJ9I.

CENTRAL AFRICA, TL. Alex, TL5A, is active on 160 and 80 meters around 2100 to 2200z and 0300 to 0400z. QSL via PA3DMH.

MICRONESIA, V6. Ann, V63HO, Charlotte, V63HC, and Paul, V63YP, are QRV from Truk Island, IOTA OC-011, until December 9. QSL all calls via KQ1F.

HONG KONG, VR2. Frank, DL3MFN, is active as VR2FD or VR98FD for the next 2 years. Activity will be mainly on 17 and 15 meters. QSL to home call.

MYANMAR, XZ. The XZ1N DXpedition is now QRV. A part of the team will stay until December 14 to work the pile ups, especially those on 160 meters. QSL via W1XT.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 160-Meter Contest, QRP ARCI Holiday Spirits Homebrew CW Sprint and the TOPS Activity 3.5 Mhz CW Contest will keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see November QST, page 109, and December QST, page 95, respectively, for details.