ARRL DX Bulletin 018
April 27, 2000

DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 27, 2000
To all radio amateurs

ARLD018 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.

BHUTAN, A5. A number of operators are scheduled to be QRV from here starting May 3. The callsign to be used has not as yet been announced. They will be active until May 12. Operations will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via W0GJ.

CHINA, BY. Members of the Jiangsu DX Club will be QRV as BI4L from Changdao Island from May 1 to 3. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via BY4RSA.

ISLE OF MAN, GD. Ian, G0KRL, will be QRV as GD0KRL/p from April 30 to May 1 while on vacation. Activity will be on all HF bands using mostly SSB with some RTTY. QSL to home call.

ITALY, I. Special Millennium and Jubilee Year station IU0PAW is active until December 31. QSL via IK0SHF. Meanwhile, look for participation on International Marconi Day from IY4IMD on April 29. QSL via IW4EEG.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Club station ON4LAR is active until April 30 as PA6TXL from Texel Island on the IOTA frequencies. QSL to ON4CAO.

PALAU, T8. Look for JJ1DWB, 7N1KAE and JH8DEH, and one other operator, to be QRV as T88MT, T88YH, T88LJ, respectively, on 80 to 6 meters using CW and SSB from April 28 to May 3. QSL to home calls.

UZBEKISTAN, UJ. Fedor, UK9AA, has been QRV around 18074 kHz starting around 0100Z.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event call EMORSE is QRV until April 30 to celebrate the 209th anniversary of the birth of Samuel F.B. Morse. QSL via DJ0MAQ.

MICRONESIA, V6. JA3DAU and JA3HRV will be QRV as V63BJ and V63BD, respectively, from Yap Island from April 30 to May 3. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Ed, VK2INI, is QRV as VK9LEH from IOTA OC-004 on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using mostly CW until May 1. QSL to home call.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Kirsti, VK9NL, is usually QRV around 18072 kHz at 0430Z.

VIETNAM, XV. A group of operators will be QRV from Cat Ba, IOTA AS-132. Look for XV5JY, XV5TK, and XV5VE from May 1 to 5 on 40 to 10 meters. QSL via JA1KJW, JA3MCA and JA8VE, respectively.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Florida, Nebraska and Ontario QSO Parties, County Hunters Phone Contest, the North American High Speed Meteor Scatter Contest, and QRP to the Field, are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see April QST, page 100, and May QST, page 91, for details.