ARRL DX Bulletin 021
May 18, 2000

DX Bulletin 21 ARLD021
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 18, 2000
To all radio amateurs

ARLD021 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.

VIETNAM, 3W. Mal, VK6LC, is QRV as 3W2LC from the Port of Vung Tau until November 2000. QSL to home call. Meanwhile, Tom, 3W7CW, has been QRV on 28007 kHz around 1500z. QSL via SP5AUC.

EAST TIMOR, 4W. Antonio, CT1EGH, is active as 4W6GH. He can usually be found on 15 meters SSB between 1300 to 1600z, and as late as 1830z. Meanwhile, Thor, TF1MM/4W6MM, has also been active on 15 meters using CW and SSB usually around the same time. QSL to home calls.

WESTERN MALAYSIA, 9M2. Johnny, G3LIV, plans to be active as 9M2/G3LIV from Pangkor Island, IOTA AS-072, from May 20 to 30. QSL to home call. Meanwhile, Tex, 9M2TO, is active on 40 to 6 meters using CW, from Perhentian, IOTA AS-073, until May 21. QSL to home call.

BAHAMAS, C6. Gerd, DL7VOG, will be active as C6AKA on 80 to 6 meters, with an emphasis on CW and RTTY, from the Berry Islands, IOTA NA-054, from May 23 to 29. QSL to home call.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Manu, CE0Y/LX2LX, has been QRV on 28457 kHz between 2200 to 2300z. QSL via LX1NO.

GLORIOSO ISLAND, FR/G. Henri, FR5ZQ, is active using CW and SSB as FR5ZQ/G. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. JW5LJA, JW7FJA and JW8LGA, will be QRV from IOTA EU-026 using CW and SSB on all HF bands from May 19 to 25. QSL via LA5LJA, LA7FJA and LA8LGA, respectively.

KINGMAN REEF, KH5K. DX Group member Chuck, N4BQW, is now active as N4BQW/KH5 from Palmyra Atoll, IOTA OC-085, for the next couple of weeks. He is the first element of the Kingman Reef/Palmyra DX Group effort to activate KH5 and KH5K over the coming months. He operates as time permits. QSL via K4TSJ.

DENMARK, OZ. Herb, G0WAZ, will be active as OZ7SM from Bornholm Island, IOTA EU-030, from May 21 to 29. QSL to home call.

WESTERN SAHARA, S0. S05SB has been QRV using SSB around 21195 kHz just after 1930z. His length of stay is unknown. QSL via EA1BPC.

GREECE, SV. Members of the Central Hellas ARC are QRV at the Lamia Exposition using special event callsigns SZ1RKE and J41RKE until May 21, operating on 80, 40 and 20 meters and 145.275 simplex using SSB. QSL via operator's instructions.

TURKEY, TA. Special event station TA1ITU is active until June 2 from Istanbul during the World Radio Conference. QSL via the bureau.

VANUATU, YJ. Stewart, YJ8UU, has been QRV on 18150 kHz around 0400z.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Major Six Club Contest is scheduled for this weekend. Please see May QST, page 91, for details.