ARRL DX Bulletin 043
October 19, 2000

DX Bulletin 43 ARLD043
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 19, 2000
To all radio amateurs

ARLD043 DX news

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

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Peter, G4MJS, is QRV as 9M6BAA on al HF bands, including 6 meters, until October 31. QSL via G4SHF.

MALAWI, 7Q. Ely, IN3VZE, is QRV as 7Q7CE until October 24. QSL to home call.

QATAR, A7. Saleh, A71EZ, has been QRV on 14030 kHz around 2150z working into the states.

CHINA, BY. Special event station BT4ARDF at the International ARDF Championship has been QRV using CW and SSB on 20 and 10 meters. QSL via operator's instructions.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Four members of the Florida DXpedition Group will be QRV as FG5BG from October 24 to 31. They will also be a Multi/Single entry in the CQ WW Contest. Before and after the contest they will be QRV as FG/homecalls. QSL FG5BG via KR4DA, and all others via home calls.

MARQUESAS ISLAND, FO. Toshi, JA1ELY, and Mako, JA1OEM, are QRV from Nuku Hiva Island, IOTA OC-027, as FO0ELY and FO0TOH, respectively. They are QRV until October 23. Activity is on all HF bands and 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home calls.

SAINT MARTIN, FS. Look for FS/AH8DX to be QRV beginning October 21 on 160 to 10 meters using mostly SSB. QSL to home call.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Look for WA2VUY, NO2R and W2EN to be QRV as J8/homecalls from October 23 to 31. QSL all calls via W2EN.

ST. MAARTEN, PJ8. Ken, K7ZUM, will be QRV as PJ8/K7ZUM beginning October 21. This includes an entry in the CQ WW Contest. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters including 17 and 12 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

CHAD, TT. Christian is now QRV for 16 months as TT8DX from Moundou. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB. QSL via F5OGL.

AUSTRALIA, VK. AX4SEP will be QRV during the scouts Jamboree On The Air.

COCOS-KEELING ISLAND, VK9C. Wal, VK6KZ, and Don, VK6HK, will be QRV as VK9CZ and VK9CK, respectively, from October 21 through November 4. They plan to be QRV on 6 meters, in addition to general HF operations. QSL to home calls.

BURKINO FASO, XT. XT2OW has been QRV on 80 meters CW around 0600z. QSL via DL7DF.

LAOS, XW. Toni, Z21KD, is QRV as XW4XJ until October 30. Activity is on 20 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1. The Cook Island scouts will be QRV as ZK1BS during the Jamboree On The Air. QSL via operator's instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL EME Contest, Arkansas QSO Party, Illinois QSO Party, VK/ZL/Oceania CW Contest, RSGB 21/28 MHz CW Contest, The YLRL YL Anniversary Phone Contest, QRP ARCI Fall QSO CW Party, Asia-Pacific CW Sprint, Worked All Germany Contest, The JARTS WW RTTY Contest and the Scout Jamboree On The Air will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see October QST, page 101 for details.