ARRL DX Bulletin 019
May 4, 2000

DX Bulletin 19 ARLD019
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 4, 2000
To all radio amateurs

ARLD019 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, IK0XBX, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, DXNL, 425DXnews and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

TUNISIA, 3V. Giovanni, I5JHW, will be QRV from club station 3V8BB during the ARI International Contest.

BHUTAN, A5. A52A is now QRV. The operators are active until May 12. Operations are on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via W0GJ.

JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLANDS, CE0. Eliazar, CE0ZIS, has been QRV on 17 meters around 2000z.

URUGUAY, CX. During the ARI International Contest, look for CV7V, operated by CX4ACQ, CX4ACR and CX8CT using CW and SSB on 80 to 10 meters. QSL via CX4ACR.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Alain, F2HE, is QRV as FO0CLA from Tatakoto Island, IOTA OC-066. He has been active on 40 to 10 meters, including 17 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via F6CTL.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Hiro, JK1FNN, and YL operator Mie, 7L1MKM, will be active on 40 to 15 meters as KH0/JK1FNN and KH0/7L1MKM, respectively, until May 5. They will participate in the "Children Day" Contest organized by the Japan UNICEF Amateur Radio Club. QSL both calls via JK1FNN.

ITALY, I. Multi operator station IO0A will be QRV during the ARI International contest. QSL via I0TIC.

SWEDEN, SM. Ben, OZ5AAH, will operate as 8S7IPA from Markaryd, Sweden, from May 5 to 8. He will also participate in the US IPA contest. QSL to home call.

GREECE, SV. J43O will be QRV from May 5 to 30 to celebrate the lighting of the Olympic flame in ancient Olympia, Greece. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL via SV3AQR.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Members of the Michurinsk Contest Group will activate special event stations RP3RST, RP3RTG, RP3RTK and RP3RZK between May 5 to 9, and again from May 13 to 14 to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Russian Victory in Great Patriotic War. This includes entries in contests. QSL all stations via RN3RQ.

MACAO, XX9. Ed, K8EP, will be QRV as XX9TEP from May 4 to 8, using CW and SSB on 40 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.

UK SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS ON CYPRUS, ZC4. Colin, GM0RLZ, is active as GM0RLZ/ZC4 for the next 4 weeks. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The MARAC County Hunters CW contest, ARI International DX contest, Danish SSTV Contest, US IPA contest, VHF/UHF Spring Sprint for 902/1296 and 2304 MHz, and the Indiana, Connecticut and Massachusetts QSO Parties will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see May QST, page 91, for details.