ARRL DX Bulletin 018
May 3, 2001

DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 3, 2001
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, 425DXnews, The Daily DX, W5STI, JT1KAA and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

AGALEGA AND ST. BRANDON, 3B6. Look for 3B6RF to be QRV from Agalega beginning about May 6. Activity will be on all bands and modes. QSL via HB9AGH.

BAHAMAS, C6. Bill, W4WX, will be QRV from Treasure Cay from May 7 to 14 as W4WX/C6A. He will be active using RTTY and some SSB on the newer bands. QSL to home call.

ETHIOPIA, ET. Claudio, ET3VSC, has been QRV of late on 21260 kHz between 2030 and 2330z. QSL via K3IRV.

GUINEA-BISSAU, J5. DJ6SI and others are QRV as J5X. They will be QRV until May 11 on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FSK and SSTV. QSL via operator's instructions.

JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J3EAG is QRV until May 27 from the East Asian Games in Osaka. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters. QSL via JA3DBD.

MONGOLIA, JT. Special event station JU1O will be QRV from May 5 to 13. QSL via JR0CGJ.

FRANZ JOSEF LAND, R1FJ. R1FJL has been QRV on 24911 kHz from 0800 to 1230z. QSL via UA3AGS.

POLAND, SP. Helmut, DL7VOX, is QRV as SO1VOX from Wolin Island, IOTA EU-132, until May 15. Activity is on all HF bands, including the newer bands, using mostly CW. QSL to home call.

EGYPT, SU. Said, SU1SK, has been QRV on 21084 kHz just after 1200z.

CENTRAL AFRICA, TL. Charles, TL8CK, has been QRV on 17 meters just prior to 2100z. QSL via F6EWM.

UKRAINE, UR. The Ukrainian QRP Club will hold its first QRP expedition to the mountain Ai-Petri in the Crimea. They will be QRV as EM5QRP. Activity will generally be on the international QRP frequencies using mostly CW. Some SSB, RTTY and SSTV activity is also planned. QSL via UR7IRL.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Look for VP2MR to be QRV for the first two weeks in May on all HF bands. QSL via W5PB.

IRAQ, YI. Rodger is QRV from YI1BGD. He has been active on 18150 kHz just prior to 1400z and then on 14184 kHz just before 1600z.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Jim, N6TJ, is expected to be QRV as ZD8Z from May 7 to 17. QSL via VE3HO.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. Ed, K8VIR, is here on business during the next few weeks. He will be QRV as ZL7IR during his spare time. Activity will be on 20, 17 and 15 meters. QSL via W8WC.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The MARAC County Hunters CW Contest, ARI International DX Contest, Danish SSTV Contest, Indiana, Connecticut, and Massachusetts QSO Parties, Ten-Ten International Net Spring CW QSO Party and the VHF/UHF Spring Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see May QST, page 106 for details.