ARRL DX Bulletin 015
April 8, 1999

DX Bulletin 15 ARLD015
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 8, 1999
To all radio amateurs

ARLD015 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNS, Tack, JE1SCJ, and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

VIETNAM, 3W. Sugi, JA2BWH, is active as 3W6BWH until April 12. His SSTV activity can be found on 14240, 21346 and 28680 kHz. QSL to home call.

NEPAL, 9N. Charlie, K4VUD, is QRV as 9N1UD, and is active until May 17. During this time, he will also visit Tibet, China and Bhutan. QSL to home call.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Gus, SM3SGP, is active using CW and SSB until May 6 as 4F7/SM3SGP from Cebu Island. QSL via SM3EVR.

FRANCE, F. Special Event Station TM1CW will be active on all bands and modes from April 10 to May 9 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first wireless transmission over the English Channel. QSL via F5KBM.

THAILAND, HS. Fred, K3ZO, will be active as HS0ZAR until April 30. He is QRV on 40 to 10 meters, using mostly CW. He concentrates on 10 meters around 1300 to 1500z for US Stations. QSL to home call.

JAPAN, JA. Special Event Station 8J3IKD will be QRV from April 10 to 30 in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Ikeda City, Osaka Japan. Activity on all modes and bands up to 5.6 GHz is expected. QSL via the bureau.

OGASAWARA ISLANDS, JD1. Yasu, JA9XBW, is active as JA9XBW/JD1 until April 18. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FM. QSL to home call.

ST. MAARTEN, PJ7. Look for PJ8/N6ZW and PJ8/K6IPA to be QRV from April 10 to 24. Activity on the novice CW bands and school nets is expected. QSL via operator's instructions.

WESTERN SAHARA, S0. Ross, CN2UN, is QRV as S07UN. QSL via ZP6CU. Arseli, EA2JG, plans to operate as S09A on all bands for two weeks. QSL to home call.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, TN. Gianni, IZ1CQD, will be QRV until April 20 as TL8CG from Markounda. His activity is limited to his free time while working. Look for him on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters SSB. QSL to home call.

MICRONESIA, V6. Tack, JE1SCJ, is QRV as V63YT, using CW, SSB and RTTY on 80 to 6 meters. QSL to home call.

BRUNEI, V8. Hans, DF5UG, is active as V85QQ. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Japan International DX CW Contest, His Majesty the King of Spain Contest, QRP ARCI Spring CW QSO Party and the VHF/UHF Spring Sprints will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see April QST, page 100 for details.