ARRL DX Bulletin 042
October 12, 2000

DX Bulletin 42 ARLD042
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 12, 2000
To all radio amateurs

ARLD042 DX news

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

EAST TIMOR, 4W. Dennis, K7BV, Made, YB9BV, and Dick, N6FF, are now QRV. They have been spotted as 4W/K7BV on 40, 30, 20 and 17 meter CW. Two stations are expected to be active. Keep a lookout for 4W/N6FF. QSL via KU9C.

ERITREA, E30. Chris, DL5NAM, and Dieter, DF4RD, will be active from October 17 to November 1. Callsigns are still unknown and will be issued after their arrival in Asmara. Activity will be on 160 through 6 meters on SSB, CW, RTTY and PSK31, including participation in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. QSL via home callsigns.

REUNION ISLAND, FR. Bernard, F5XX, will be active as either FR/F5XX or FR5/F5XX, from the QTH of FR5CD, until October 23.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. The Cinco Nueve Contest Group will be active from the Hillview Gardens Resort from October 21 to November 2. The operators include Al, K7AR, Lee, N7NU, Bob, W7YAQ, Bob, W7RR and Dave, N6NZ. The group will be a Multi-Single operation using the callsign 9M6AAC during the CQWW SSB Contest. Outside the contest, the group will be using their own callsigns, still waiting to be issued.

GHANA, 9G. Bart, PA3GGM, and three other ops are QRV as 9G1AA, and personal callsigns, on 80, 40 and 20 meters, until October 24.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. OJ0/DL7SEP has been worked on 30 and 40 meters. His length of stay is unknown. QSL via DL7SEP.

KALININGRAD, R2. Ben, OZ5AAH, will be active as R2/OZ5IPA from October 30 to November 5. Activity will be CW and SSB, on HF, including the newer bands, but no 6 meter operations. QSL direct via his home callsign only, Ben Jakobsen, 9 Knoldager, DK-2670 Greve, Denmark.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Look for 9M2/JI1ETU to be active from Langkawi Island (AS-058) on October 14 and 15. QSL via JI1ETU through the bureau.

CRETE, SV9. Roby, IZ3CYN, will be active as SV9/IZ3CYN from October 10 to 15. Activity will be on 20, 15 and 10 meter SSB. QSL via home call.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1. Angelo, I6BQI, will operate as ZK1BQI, mostly on CW, but SSB on request, from October 12 to 19. Look for him on 1820, 3520, 7020, 10110, 14020, 18080, 21020, 24900 and 28020 kHz. QSL to home call.

TONGA, A3. After his operation from the South Cooks, Angelo will be active as A35BQ, from October 22 to November 1.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Pennsylvania QSO Party, FISTS CW Fall Sprint and ARRL International EME Competition are on tap for this weekend. Please see October QST, page 100, for details.