ARRL DX Bulletin 013
March 30, 2000

DX Bulletin 13 ARLD013
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 30, 2000
To all radio amateurs

ARLD013 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, The 599Rpt, DXNL, 425 DX News and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

SRI LANKA, 4S. John, NZ9Z, expects to be QRV as 4S7NZG from April 1 to 23 on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via W9DXA.

EAST TIMOR, 4W. Bernie, W3UR, is QRV as 4W/W3UR. QSL via OH2BN. Other stations include Antonio, 4W6GH, QSL via CT1EGH, and 4W6EB, QSL via CT1EEB.

TOGO, 5V. Michael, DF8AN, will be QRV as 5V7MN from April 6 to 12. QSL to home call.

GHANA, 9G. Zdeno, OK2ZW, is active as 9G5ZW, but will go QRT in early April. QSL via OM3LZ.

PRATAS ISLAND, BV9P. Randy, W9ZR, will be joining the team of 13 DXers from Taiwan, Japan and the USA to return to Tung-Sha Dao for BQ9P operation, from April 5 to 12. He hopes to concentrate on the low bands, propagation permitting. QSL via KU9C.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Roland, DU1KGJ/DU4, is planning activity from Calagua, IOTA OC-202, during the first week of April. QSL to home call.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Dany, FK8VHY, and FK8HA, may be active as FK8KAB/p from D'Entrecasteaux Reefs, IOTA OC-058, for 48 hours beginning April 2. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters, including the newer bands using CW and SSB. QSL via FK8KAB.

AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO0. Denise, F6HWU, is now active as FO0HWU from Tubuai Island, IOTA OC-152. She will be here until April 12. She is mostly active on CW and RTTY. QSL to home call.

SCOTLAND, GM. Look for GM3POI, GM4DZX, GM0HTH and GM0HTT to be active as GB5RO from Copinsay Island on April 1 and 2. If bad weather makes the sea trip impossible on April 1, they will automatically reschedule for the following weekend. QSL via GM4DZX.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Peter, G8BCG, is QRV until April 9, mainly on 10 and 6 meters as H44PT. His beacon will be on 50105 kHz. He may be QRV from Temotu Province as H40PT soon after. QSL to home call.

PITCAIRN ISLAND, VP6. Jukka is QRV as VP6BR. He now puts the emphasis of his activity on 160 to 30 meters. QSL via OH2BR.

MARION ISLAND, ZS8. Deryck, ZS6DE, is QRV as ZS8D, and will be here for just a few more weeks and will operate as his schedule permits. QSL via ZS6EZ.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The EA RTTY Contest, SP DX Contest and the 500th Anniversary of Brazil Discovery contest are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see April QST, page 100 for details.