ARRL DX Bulletin 052
December 23, 1999

DX Bulletin 52 ARLD052
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 23, 1999
To all radio amateurs

ARLD052 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, Dan, N1ND, 425DXnews, DXNL and QRZ DX. Thanks to all.

SRI LANKA, 4S. Yasu, 4S7YSG, was QRV of late on 21021 kHz around 1130z. He was later found on 10108 kHz at 1600z. QSL via JA2BDR.

TANZANIA, 5H. John, IN3GNV, is QRV as 5H3MG until January 15 using SSB and RTTY. QSL via IN3YYQ.

CHINA, BY. A group of Chinese amateurs will operate special millennium station BT2000 from December 25 to January 2. Activity will be on CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31 from Qushan Island, IOTA AS-137. QSL via BA4EG.

PAKISTAN, AP. Nassir, AP2NK, has been QRV of late on 14022 kHz just before 0300z.

ANTARCTICA. UA9OBA and RW3GW are members of the International Antarctic Millennium Expedition. They are expected to operate as CE8/homecalls and CE9/R3CA from Antarctic base Patriot Hills and possibly from other bases as R3CA/ant. QSL via operator's instructions.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Vlad, EX8F, is QRV on 14009 kHz around 0300z. Meanwhile, George, EX2M, can be found on 14186 kHz around 0340z.

TAJIKISTAN, EY. Vlad, EY8XX, has been showing up on 40 meters CW after 0040z. QSL via GW3CDP.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Rene, FK8CP, continues to show up near 1831 kHz just after 1100z.

AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO. Einar, LA1EE, is QRV as FO0EEN, and remains active daily starting around 0400z. He will also QSY to 160 and 80 meters. QSL to home call.

VATICAN CITY, HV. Francesco, IK0FVC, will be operating as HV0A from college station HV4NAC beginning December 24 to celebrate the Jubilee Year. QSL to home call.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Shiro, JD1BIC, has been active as JD1BIC/JD1 on 17 and 10 meters CW after 2200z. His length of stay is unknown. QSL via bureau.

MEXICO, XE. Neil, XE1/G0JHC, and Lee, XE1/G0ULN, are active until January 10. Their activity is on 80 to 6 meters. QSL to home call.

LAOS, XW. Charlie, K4VUD, is QRV as XW1UD, and has been active on 14023 kHz between 1200 and 1300z. QSL to home call.

SOUTHERN COOK ISLANDS, ZK1. ZK1VMM was active on both 20 and 15 meters using CW. QSL via LA6VM.

MARION ISLAND, ZS8. Derek, ZS8D, was QRV on 14260 kHz around 1630z. QSL via ZS6EZ.