ARRL DX Bulletin 014
April 6, 2000

DX Bulletin 14 ARLD014
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 6, 2000
To all radio amateurs

ARLD014 DX news

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

WESTERN MALAYSIA, 9M2. Richard, PA0RRS, is active until April 27 as 9M2/PA0RRS. QSL to home call.

CHINA, BY. Look for BX5AA on 24923 kHz around 1550z and also BX4AF on 21089 kHz using RTTY at 1500z.

CHILE, CE. Luis, CA8VOW, will operate from Cullen Tierra del Fuego, IOTA SA-008, until April 13. His license is for ten meters only and he will be on 28438 kHz from 1300 to 1500z. QSL to home call.

THAILAND, HS. An IOTA DXpedition to Koh Nu in the Malay Peninsula will use callsign E29DX until April 16. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY, but no newer bands. QSL via HS0GBI.

JAPAN, JA. Masa, JA6GXK, will be active at various times generally in his spare time from Danjo Archipelago, IOTA AS-056, until July 11. QSL to home call.

JAN MAYEN, JW. Per, LA7DFA, is QRV for 6 to 12 months as JX7DFA. Activity will be on 160 to 2 meters, using CW, SSB, SSTV and digital modes, including PSK31. QSL to home call.

DENMARK, OZ. Look for special event station OZ5HCA to be active until April 8 to celebrate the birthday of Hans Christian Andersen. QSL via OZ3FYN.

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES, PJ. Albert, HB9BCK, will be QRV as PJ4/HB9BCK from April 9 to 22 from Bonaire Island. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY. Ari, PT2BW, to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Brazil's discovery by Portuguese navigators, will be active on all bands and modes as PW500A until April 30. QSL to home call.

MICRONESIA, V6. Bruce, KD6WW, will be active as V63VL from Chuuk, IOTA OC-011, from April 7 to 10, and then from Pohnpei, IOTA OC-010, from April 10 to 14. He will use CW primarily and possibly some FSK. QSL to home call.

LAOS, XW. Hiroo, JA2EZD, is QRV as XW2A until early May on all bands and modes. QSL to home call.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. The ZS31ER operation from Elephant Rock continues until April 9. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, including the newer bands, using CW and SSB. QSL via ZS1FJ.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Japan International DX CW Contest, QRP ARCI Spring CW QSO Party, and His Majesty the King of Spain Contest are scheduled or this weekend. On April 10, look for activity in the VHF/UHF Spring Sprints. Please see April QST, page 100 for details.