ARRL DX Bulletin 028
July 6, 2000

DX Bulletin 28 ARLD028
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 6, 2000
To all radio amateurs

ARLD028 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, the 599 Report, N5NT, W4WX, AI5P and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

ST PAUL ISLAND, CY9. AI5P, KT1J (ex KE1AC), WA4RX and WV2B are expected to operate from July 6 to 10, on all HF bands except 160 and 80, signing portable CY9. QSL AI5P via home call, KT1J via K1WY DX Association, and both WA4RX and WV2B via N2AU.

MONACO, 3A. Martti, OH2BH, was found on 10102 kHz around 2100z and 0215z. He is part of the 3A2K gang. QSL via OH2BH.

VIETNAM, 3W. 3W2EZD was worked on 21282 kHz around 0400z and 14016 kHz at 2000z. QSL via XW2A.

EAST TIMOR, 4W6. Thor, 4W6MM is working the digital modes. He was spotted using PSK-31 on 14070 kHz and using RTTY on 14081 kHz.

TANZANIA, 5H. Members of the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society (ROARS) and Nasser, A41KG, will be signing 5I3A and 5I3B from Yambe Island through July 10. They are using CW, SSB and digital modes on all bands. QSL via A47RS, Box 981, Muscat 113, Oman.

SVALBARD, JW. Look for the LA7M Modum Group of NRRL, active from Svalbard, to possibly make a side trip to Kong Karl Island during the weekend of July 8 and 9. The group will participate in the IARU HF Championship, SSB and CW.

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Dave, AG8L, will be active as WP2Z in the IARU Contest. Before and after the contest he will be active as KP2/AG8L with NN6C as the QSL manager. The QSL route for WP2Z is via KU9C.

KALININGRAD, UA2. The Russian HQ station will be active in the IARU HF Championship, signing R3SRR/2. QSL via the bureau.

SAN MARINO, T7. Jose, CT1BOH, and Jim, N6TJ, will be active for the IARU HF Championship on CW and SSB.

PALAU, T8. Nob, JA7AYE, will be active as T88AY from Koro Island between July 19 and 23. QSL via JA7AYE.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Bill, W4WX and Larry, W1LR, will sign VP2MHX and VP2MHS, respectively, from July 18 to 24, using SSB and RTTY. QSL to home calls.

The Museum Ships Weekend event will take place from 1330z, July 15 through 1900z, July 16. Suggested operating frequencies for SSB are 3860, 7260, 14260, 18160, 21360, 24960 and 28360 kHz. For CW, check 3539, 7039, 10109, 14039, 18099, 21039, 24899 and 28039 kHz. QSLs K1USN via W1QWT. QSLs all other vessels via their instructions.

Bob, N5NT, notifies us that he is NOT the QSL manager for 5X1T.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The IARU HF World Championship (April QST, page 106), QRP ARCI Summer Homebrew Sprint and the CQ WW VHF Contest (July QST, page 100) will keep contesters busy this weekend. Good luck to all.