ARRL DX Bulletin 008
February 24, 2000

DX Bulletin 8 ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 24, 2000
To all radio amateurs

ARLD008 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, QRZ DX, Walt, W0CP, Bill, N2BT, The Daily DX, 425 DX News and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

NEPAL, 9N. Nab, 9N1AC, is usually QRV on 40 meters CW around 2300z. QSL via KC3AJ.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0Y. Vladislav, G0KBO, and his brother Victor, UA6AF, are active as CE0Y/G0KBO and CE0Y/UA6AF, respectively, until March 2. QSL both calls via G0KBO.

MAYOTTE, FH. Christian, 6W1QV, is QRV as FH/TU5DX for the next 6 months from Mamoudzou. QSL via F5OGL.

SCOTLAND, GM. Leo, W3LEO, will be QRV as MM/W3LEO from Portpatrick in southwest Scotland from February 29 to March 17. Activity will mainly be on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters SSB. QSL to home call.

SOUTH KOREA, HL. Special event station 6K2000WFK is active until May 7 for the World Flower Exhibition in Koyang. QSL via bureau.

SVALBARD, JW. Ken, LA6WEA, and LA7FD, are QRV as JW6WEA and JW7FD, respectively, until February 27. They are mainly active on the low bands, and will participate in the CQ WW 160 Meter Contest. QSL via home calls.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Fred, K4FMD, and Wicky, W4WWT, will be QRV as K4UP/KP2 from February 28 to March 5. This includes an entry in the ARRL DX SSB Contest. Activity will be on all bands. QSL via K4UP.

MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A. Monk Apollo has received special callsign SY2A to celebrate his 10th anniversary of activity from Mount Athos. He will use this call until December 31, 2000.

EASTERN KIRIBATI, T32. Walt, W0CP, and Jim, KK0T, will be QRV as T32B from February 29 to March 6. This includes an entry in the ARRL DX SSB Contest. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via KK0T.

COTE D'IVOIRE, TU. Martin, TU5IJ, is active using RTTY. QSL via I2AOX.

LAOS, XW. Hiroo, JA2EZD, is QRV as XW2A until May 5. Activity is on all bands using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

IRAQ, YI. Peter, OM6TY, is a member of the Slovak Embassy for another 2 years and is licensed as YI9OM. QSL via OM6TX.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide 160-Meter SSB Contest, REF French Phone Contest, UBA CW Contest, YL International Phone QSO Party, RSGB 7 MHz Contest, CQC Winter QRP QSO Party and the North Carolina QSO Party are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see January QST, page 100, and February QST, page 97 for details on these operating events.