ARRL DX Bulletin 045
November 2, 2000

DX Bulletin 45 ARLD045
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 2, 2000
To all radio amateurs

ARLD045 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.

KUWAIT, 9K. 9K2LOW will be QRV from November 4 to 6 in commemoration of the extinguishing of the last oil well fire. QSL via 9K2RA.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Members of the Borneo ARC are QRV with the special callsign 9M6C until November 5. Activity is on 20 and 15 meters. QSL via operator's instructions.

CAPE VERDE, D4. SM0JHF, SM0JQX, EA8BYG and EA8EE are QRV as D44AC from Sao Vicente, IOTA AF-086. They are active on all HF bands, plus 6 meters from grid HK76mk, using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV, PSK31, Feld-Hell, MFSK16/32, MT63 and PACTOR. QSL via EA8URL.

ETHIOPIA, ET. Claudio, 9E1C, is usually QRV on 40 meters SSB around 2300z. QSL via IV3OWC.

AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO. SP9FIH and SQ9LR are active as FO0WEG from Tubuai Island, IOTA OC-152, using SSB on 80 to 6 meters until November 4. QSL via SP9FIH.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Bill, W1HIJ, is active using mostly CW on 20, 15 and 10 meters as FO0SCH from Bora Bora, IOTA OC-057. He also hopes to be QRV on 80 and 40 meters, using SSB, PSK31 and MFSK16/32. QSL via W6UFT.

DJIBOUTI, J2. David, F5THR, is QRV as J28EX for the next two years. QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. Tor, LA9XGA, is QRV as JW9XGA from Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, IOTA EU-026, until November 8. Look for his CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31 activity on 160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands. QSL to home call.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Bill, NU0Q, will operate WP2Z from St. Croix, IOTA NA-106, during the ARRL CW Sweepstakes. Before and after the contest he will sign KP2/NU0Q. QSL WP2Z via KU9C and KP2/NU0Q via NU0Q.

BELGIUM, ON. Special event station OO4CLM is QRV on 80 to 10 meters, including 2 meters, using CW and SSB, until November 12. QSL via ON6HC.

BRAZIL, PY. PV3DC is active from Fort Duque de Caxias until November 5. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via PY3AFE.

MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A. Monk Apollo, SV2ASP, has been QRV around 14195 kHz from 0530 to 0600z.

MALI, TZ. TZ6JA is QRV from Bamako and is active on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters during his spare time. QSL via JA3EMU.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event call UE4SMA is active until November 30 to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Mariy-El Republic. QSL via operator's instructions.

CHAGOS, VQ9. Patrick, W3PO, is active as VQ9PO until March 2001 on all bands using mostly CW. QSL via W3PO.

KERMADEC ISLAND, ZL8. Jacky, ZL3CW, is now QRV as ZM8CW. He picks a frequency and stays there for hours using CW. He has been QRV on 40, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL November CW Sweepstakes, Seventh Annual North American Collegiate ARC Championship and the IPA CW and Phone Contest will keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see October QST, page 101 for details.