ARRL DX Bulletin 016
April 20, 2000

DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 20, 2000
To all radio amateurs

ARLD017 DX news

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

MONACO, 3A. Henryk, SP3FYM, and Woytek, SP6PT, will be QRV as 3A2/homecall from April 26 to May 1. Look for them on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL both calls via SP6PT.

YEMEN, 7O. DJ7MG, DK1II, DK9KX and DL5EBE are QRV from Sanaa, the capital of Yemen using callsigns 7O1II and 7O1YGF. Activity is on all HF bands using CW and SSB. Activity on 6 meters depends on local conditions, and the team will monitor 50.204 MHz. QSL 7O1II via DJ3XD and 7O1YGF via DK9KX.

SAN FELIX ISLANDS, CE0. XR0ZY is QRV from San Ambrosio Island, IOTA SA-013, on all bands, using mainly CW. QSL via OM2SA.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8. Ted, HC5K, is QRV using the callsign HC8K. His activity includes using all modes, especially data modes, including MT63 and Feld-Hell. His activity is restricted around his work hours. QSL to home call.

THAILAND, HS. Kurt, HS0ZBS, is active using CW especially around 0000z on 28010 kHz looking for North American stations. QSL via the bureau.

VATICAN CITY, HV. HV5PUL will be active on all HF bands, including 6 and 2 meters, from April 26 to 28. QSL via operator's instruction.

ITALY, I. Claudio, IV3/IN3DEI and Antonello, IV3/IN3YGW, are active from Grado Island, IOTA EU-130, until April 25. QSL to home calls.

JAPAN, JA. Kouji, JQ1HBT, will be QRV as JH1HUK/6 from Kita-Daito-Jima, IOTA AS-047, from April 22 to May 7. QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY. Special event station PQ500BA is active until the end of April in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the discovery of Brazil. QSL via PS7ZZ.

DODECANESE, SV5. John, SM0DJZ, is QRV as SV5/SM0DJZ during his 14 day vacation. He is active on 80 to 10 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY mainly during his mornings and evenings. QSL to home call. Meanwhile, Richard, G3CWI, is active as SV5/G3CWI until May 4. He is running low power on 20 meters CW, usually around 1900z. QSL to home call.

CORSICA, TK. Look for TK5PB/p to be active from Maestro Maria, IOTA EU-100, from April 22 to 24.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Six Meter Sprint, DXYL-NAYL Phone Contest, Low Power Spring Sprint and QRP in the Field are all scheduled for this weekend. The 432 MHz Spring Sprint is on tap for April 26. Please see April QST, page 100 for details.